hrothgar, on 2012-March-14, 04:21, said:
You know, like the good old days when Buckley helped drive the Birchers out of the Republican party and out of political discourse.
yep, good old bill... there hasn't been one as honest as him since he died
kenberg, on 2012-March-14, 06:24, said:
We make such judgments all the time, or at least I do. I suspect others do too, and for that matter I imagine Al does.
everybody appeals to authority of one sort or another... it is, strictly speaking, a fallacy to do so, but what choice do we have? Michelangelo isn't coming back
Winstonm, on 2012-March-14, 11:34, said:
I can clarify this. I had a lot of questions and doubts and thought that a conspiracy was within the realm of the possible. I was shown to be wrong in that thinking, and I changed my mind about the matter.
okay, i must have missed your post about changing your mind... mea culpa
"Paul Krugman is a stupid person's idea of what a smart person sounds like." Newt Gingrich (paraphrased)