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Subject: Re: NBCs Today Finds the Secret to Happiness: Socialism!
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In article <os8t17$jv4$1@dont-email.me>, FPP<fredp151@gmail.com> 
wrote:

> On 10/18/17 8:49 PM, BTR1701 wrote:

> > In article <os8o9a$rcd$1@dont-email.me>, FPP<fredp151@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> >> On 10/18/17 11:42 AM, BTR1701 wrote:
> >>> In article
> >>> <CAN4D6=kF3xjB11y-ROJqCqmrH0k-q-Lp2mjmHZqkWgR-nemBGg@mail.gmail.com>,
> >>>  "MRS.LOVETH KONNIA"<ohnomite0@gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>
> >>>> Here are six Conundrums of socialism in the United States of America:
> >>>>
> >>>> 1. America is capitalist and greedy - yet half of the population is
> >>>> subsidized.
> >>>>
> >>>> 2. Half of the population is subsidized - yet they think they are 
> >>>> victims.
> >>>>
> >>>> 3. They think they are victims - yet their representatives run the
> >>>> government.
> >>>>
> >>>> 4. Their representatives run the government - yet the poor keep getting
> >>>> poorer.
> >>>>
> >>>> 5. The poor keep getting poorer - yet they have things that people in 
> >>>> other
> >>>> countries only dream about.
> >>>>
> >>>> 6. They have things that people in other countries only dream about - 
> >>>> yet
> >>>> they want America to be more like those other countries.
> >>>
> >>> Heh.
> >>>
> >>>> 1. We are advised to NOT judge ALL Muslims by the actions of a few
> >>>> lunatics, but we are encouraged to judge ALL gun owners by the actions
> >>>> of a few lunatics.
> >>>
> >>>     "I'm sick and tired of hearing about the "majority of good cops"
> >>>     who shouldn't be tarnished by the actions of a few and demand to
> >>>     know what those good cops are going to do to weed out the bad
> >>>     ones in their midst."
> >>>
> >>>       --"Black Lives Matter" activist DeRay McKesson
> >>>
> >>> Now replace "cop" with "Muslim" in that sentence and it suddenly becomes
> >>> 'offensive' and 'racist'.
> >>
> >> Cops necessarily work in close proximity with other cops.
> >> Muslims don't necessarily live or work in close proximity with other
> >> Muslims.
> >
> > A distinction that is not true at all-- there are entire countries and
> > regions of the world that are overwhelmingly Muslim-- and even if it
> > were, would not turn that statement from non-racist to racist.
> >
> > If it's racist to say it about Muslims, then it's racist to say it about
> > cops. And yes, your exciting new definition of 'racism' is so broad that
> > "cops" will now qualify.

> It's not MY definition, moron. It's THE definition.

Says who?

And before you say "the dictionary", there are lots of dictionaries and 
not all of them have your new and exciting definition.

> And cops on a department definitely have MANY similarities. Muslims 
> really only have ONE definite similarity.

Wrong. Islam isn't just a religion, it's a cultural and political system 
as well-- ever heard of Shari'a law?