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Malachi replied on Mon, Oct 10 2011 7:05 PM

The space programs actually had several goals. First was to develop planetary defense missiles. This had the added benefit of being able to hit a country on the other side of the planet with the explosives too, but the primary motive was the slight probability of hostile extraterrestrial contact. The third major goal was simply the greatest reconnaissance campaign in human history. We had to check out the moon. This provided a great cover story to explain all the money ("it's science, you guys") and make everything seem nonthreatening even though we were talking about all sorts of wars here. The communists were definitely a threat, and therefore useful to detract from the primary goal: making sure earth stayed on earth's side.

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Wheylous replied on Mon, Oct 10 2011 7:24 PM

You think the main purpose of the space program was to defend from aliens?

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Malachi replied on Mon, Oct 10 2011 7:45 PM

I wouldnt say it's a "belief." more like an estimate.

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Wheylous replied on Mon, Oct 10 2011 11:07 PM

This seems like a very nice website refuting many environmental fallacies:

http://www.masterresource.org/

I have not yet read all of it, but from the articles I did read it had quality stuff.

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Clayton replied on Mon, Oct 10 2011 11:22 PM

No, the space program was just a continuation of the Nazi V-2 program under a different guise (borrowed from Jules Verne). The more you pry into history, the more you realize that the official narrative of many extremely suspicious events is quite shaky. The Lusitania was likely a false flag operation. The Titanic (actually, the Olympic) was intentionally scuttled. I'm beginning to believe that Hiroshima and Nagasaki may have been faked. JFK was not shot by a lone-nut assassin. The Moon landings were probably faked.

When you take all the chicanery and lies into account, you realize that the stated goals of these programs could not possibly be further from the truth. These programs all have one and only one very terrestrial purpose: start wars, scare the shit out of people and keep them in awe of their government so they'll shut up and pay taxes like good little serfs.

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Malachi replied on Tue, Oct 11 2011 8:51 AM

Its highly unlikely that the moon landings were faked. And why wouldnt the government take this opportunity to investigate transient lunar phenomena?

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John James replied on Tue, Oct 11 2011 12:48 PM

Something useful you can send to anyone who needs it:

 

 

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Wheylous replied on Tue, Oct 11 2011 7:13 PM

If only we could capitalize on what this specific guy says:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cG_TKAJyV6k&feature=grec_index#t=1m57

 

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Wheylous replied on Tue, Oct 11 2011 7:31 PM

Austrian economics mention by RP in debate!

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Wheylous replied on Wed, Oct 12 2011 2:10 PM

Oddly realistic:

http://www.reddit.com/r/seventhworldproblems

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Did you catch First world problems?

 

 

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douche·bag [doo-sh-bag]

noun

1) a small syringe having detachable nozzles for fluid injections, used chiefly for vaginal lavage and for enemas.

2) An individual who has an over-inflated sense of self worth, compounded by a low level of intellegence, behaving ridiculously in front of colleagues with no sense of how moronic he appears.

3) Kanye West.

 

Kanye 'Occupies Wall Street' in a $355 Shirt

 

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A genius quote I just read:

A socialist walks past a mansion on a hill and says no man deserves that much. A capitalist walks past the same hill and says every man deserves that much.

It is far better to grasp the universe as it really is than to persist in delusion, however satisfying and reassuring. - Carl Sagan
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Warren Buffett offers to publish his tax return

In an exchange of letters between the billionaire investor and a Republican congressman that Buffett sent the committee this week, Buffett is offering to release his federal tax returns — with a condition.

"If you could get other ultra rich Americans to publish their returns along with mine, that would be very useful to the tax dialogue and intelligent reform," Buffett wrote.

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My Blog: http://www.anarchico.net/

Production is 'anarchistic' - Ludwig von Mises

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Wheylous replied on Sat, Oct 15 2011 11:40 AM

Rofl, pretty good:

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Is anyone else hoping to see 1%er bike gangs to show up at the Occupy protests?

 

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Wheylous replied on Sat, Oct 15 2011 7:07 PM

Private health insurance in Sweden growing (4-fold over a decade):

http://www.thelocal.se/36648/20111010/#

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David Callahan from Demos (probably funded by George Soros) on Stossel is a caricature of himself.

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Wheylous replied on Sun, Oct 16 2011 11:48 AM

I never knew I loved Ron Paul as much as I did after reading this:

http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Ron_Paul

Guy's amazing!

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Autolykos replied on Sun, Oct 16 2011 11:53 AM

Michelangelo, how is that dude a 1%er?

The keyboard is mightier than the gun.

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Jargon replied on Sun, Oct 16 2011 12:46 PM

1%er is bikerspeak for really tough

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Jargon:
Autolykos:
Michelangelo, how is that dude a 1%er?
1%er is bikerspeak for really tough

Um.  no. 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Outlaw_motorcycle_club#One_percenter

 

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Wheylous:
I never knew I loved Ron Paul as much as I did after reading this:  http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/Ron_Paul  Guy's amazing!

Did you catch these?:

Ron Paul is a Voluntarist

Where do Ron Paul's ideas come from?

 

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@Autolykos

As James and Wheylous noted, a 1%er refers to a member of an outlaw bike gang. The name comes from the fact that allegedly only 1% of all bike gangs are outlaws versus the common perception that anyone with a bike is neccesarily bad.

You can imagine the humor this makes for when you hear the Occupiers complaining about the 1% percent.

Ron Paul: 1%er

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Wheylous replied on Mon, Oct 17 2011 8:40 AM

ames and Wheylous

James and Jargon. I wasn't involved, sadly :)

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John James replied on Mon, Oct 17 2011 11:34 AM

"capitalism is a global financial industry."

And I don't think she was just trying to be cute.

 

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Wheylous replied on Mon, Oct 17 2011 4:06 PM

Good first step:

http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1011/66114.html

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Gero replied on Mon, Oct 17 2011 5:46 PM

Occupy Princeton

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Wheylous replied on Mon, Oct 17 2011 7:06 PM

Noticed this image for a course the institute is offering:

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I literally laughed out loud...

 

 

"How on Earth can you even be a citizen without knowing at least a little bit about how such a thing is possible...How could it be that all of a sudden this world economy that was looking so productive 2 years ago has fallen into a ditch?"

That's a really good question.  And I think someone like Paul Krugman would be the perfect person to answer it.

 

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Wheylous replied on Tue, Oct 18 2011 6:17 PM

Not safe for work (language):

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Clayton replied on Tue, Oct 18 2011 7:00 PM

Try having a conversation with someone on the street about the rampant practice of male genital mutilation in the United States. The reaction you'll get will look something like this:

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