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  • Date: 7/1/15 12:14 PM
  • Number: 453882
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So, with kind of "reasoning", since the Chinese have stolen some of our date, and my friend is Chinese-American who works as a computer programmer here in the United States, we should immediately round her up and put her in an
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  • Date: 7/1/15 12:12 PM
  • Number: 453881
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So would you argue that it would be rational to intern muslim US citizens of arabian descent today?

We're not at war with an "Arabian" nation.

We're especially not at war with a nation that has projected major
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  • Date: 7/1/15 12:07 PM
  • Number: 453879
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But there were no German internment camps.
I wonder why.


There were some.
  • Date: 7/1/15 12:00 PM
  • Number: 453877
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Anti-Asian bigotry exists, but I'm not sure the racial component was the deciding factor as much as the nationality component. Japanese were perceived to be from a nation that attacked us. We were okay with that particular Asian group before and
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  • Date: 7/1/15 11:29 AM
  • Number: 453872
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Can you please explain what was rational about that response?

Self-defense is a rational response to an attack.

A response may, in hindsight, have been unnecessary, unkind, unfair; a mistake. But it was still a defensive
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  • Date: 7/1/15 11:13 AM
  • Number: 453864
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When the majority approval and the constitution align, why not?

Do you approve on the internment camps of WW2 simply because it had majority approval and per SCOTUS, it was Constitutional? Why not? They aligned.

That's a
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  • Date: 7/1/15 9:29 AM
  • Number: 453855
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Of course, I think you would agree that the courts should not simply be a rubber stamp for majority approval.

When the majority approval and the constitution align, why not?
  • Date: 6/30/15 3:12 PM
  • Number: 453844
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Our ROKU player streams Netflix, YouTube, Pandora, Amazon, and a zillion other time wasting content providers.

Last night we streamed the entire Sunday night Grateful Dead concert on YouTube. Many thanks to whoever put it up there so
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  • Date: 6/30/15 9:46 AM
  • Number: 453807
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Everything has its costs and benefits, pluses and minuses. For example, every year tens of thousands of people are killed on the highways.

Can you come up with a better analogy?


I can choose to stay off your dangerous
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  • Date: 6/30/15 9:43 AM
  • Number: 453806
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With the health of people, and possibly even the survival/viability of our species in the balance, only a conservative could think that money is relevant.

Certainly the "conservative" political party is the one that is
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