Is Paul Racist? You Be the Judge

Discussion in 'Race Relations/Racism' started by Gunny, Jan 15, 2008.

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    HE HAS TAKEN RESPONSIBILTY FOR IT HE DID NOT WRITE IT... BUT SHOULD OF BEEN AWARE OF IT
     
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    Apparently it was the administration who couldn't be trusted, because just in case you need your memory refreshed, Bin Laden struck in the US.

    And after reading that memo, what did they do? They devoted even LESS resources to keeping it from happening.

    http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/knew/

    Might want to check that one out. Why would the FBI order the best expert they had on Al-Qaeda to back off?

    And remember Rice? (paraphrased) "I don't think anybody could have envisioned them using hijacked airliners as missiles".

    No, huh? I'm sure you're aware of the memo from 1999 which I'm quite sure anyone within the national security apparatus in the administration had read.

    http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2002/05/18/attack/main509488.shtml

    "Oh my gosh! Like, no way!"

    So don't fucking talk about who can't be TRUSTED, due to a lack of reading.
     
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    We can't produce enough hemp to replace fossil fuels. And the whole business of turning hemp or any other roughage into energy consumes more energy than it produces.

    The Prius is a car that's widely in use, and looks like a normal car. I have no idea why they make them ugly. I thought Ford Escorts and Pintos were the ugliest cars in the world, but everybody bought them.
     
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    Nonsense. Fossil fuels are finite and will eventually be gone, hemp can be produced forever as long as there is water and sunshine.

    That SOUNDS good, but just saying it doesn't make it so. My argument for hemp doesn't begin and end with energy anyway. It can completely replace petrochemicals, synthetic textile, deforestation for paper...just for a few really important examples.

    I wonder how that would make the corporations responsible for all those things feel, to be put out of business.

    Widely? I'm an avid car fan myself, so I'm always car watching. We took an 1100 mile road trip, both ways, for x-mas to see family, and I never saw one Prius.

    I barely even saw ANY alternative energy vehicles.

    Everybody bought Pintos and Escorts because they were cheap, and great on gas in a time, much like today, where gas was expensive.

    Same reason there's so many Neons, and Civics on the road.

    I'm not just saying it's the fault of the auto-makers. Obviously, if people REALLY cared enough about the problem, they'd buy the damn vehicles REGARDLESS of what they looked like.

    I'd imagine if all the sudden the Prius and the Echo (maybe the ugliest car I've ever seen) all the sudden became popular, people would buy them for that reason alone.

    Many people are aware of Cameron Diaz's stance, and that she drives a Prius, but it sure as hell hasn't gone viral.
     
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    Well we have I don't know how many of them in our government fleet, including one here locally which is the backside of nowhere, and I see them all over the place when I'm out. I live in a town of 460 and there's another one here.

    I guess you're not looking in the right places. Or maybe you just don't recognize them.

    And what I said about hemp is true, I've written about biofuels and researched them. People have been saying oil is finite since the first petroleum engine was built, and it doesn't mean a thing except people don't know what they're talking about. Our supply was originally supposed to run out in the 20s.
     

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