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May 28, 2013 SLCamper commented on Better than Florida! Washington State Has Second-Worst-Funded Public University System in the Nation.
@8: The football coaches are the highest paid employees in about 30 states if I remember the map correctly. So obviously highly paid football coaches don't stop other states from doing a better job funding higher education than we do.
Dec 5, 2012 SLCamper commented on The ACLU and CIA Done Got Me!!!.
@10 Picked up by the Feds, that is. Don't smoke and kidnap!
Nov 15, 2012 SLCamper commented on Charming Maine Racist Says the Election Was a Fraud Because He Saw Black People Voting.
I think it's more productive for everyone to take a minute to notice their own racism and the racism around them than the racism in some far away place. This is the United States. There's enough racism around for everyone to take their fair share.

Nov 11, 2012 SLCamper commented on Why Do Republicans Hate America?.
@15, so true. It all makes so much more sense if you substitute the phrase "brown people" whenever one of these blowhards says moochers or takers.
Nov 2, 2012 SLCamper commented on Robo-Call Bigot Blast Coming to Washington.
@10, except that they aren't that silly. Somehow they work. As Nate Silver has shown, you can use the data generated by polls to predict elections with a good deal of accuracy. They aren't perfect, of course, but they usually contain useful data.

We should be able to tell if they are getting less useful over time by comparing the results of the election to this year's polls.
Nov 1, 2012 SLCamper commented on New Washington Poll: Inslee Up Narrowly, Marriage Equality Passing, Pot Legalization Passing, Ferguson Ahead in AG's Race.
@6 The difference is that in this case the pollsters are trying to make the poll MORE accurate rather than less accurate like Fox does.

The published both their straight poll results and their modified poll results, so it's not like they are hiding anything.

We'll find out after the election whether they were right or not.
Oct 29, 2012 SLCamper commented on The Romney Campaign's Big Ohio Lie Has Its Own Commercial Now.
@5 Reading that, it sounds like you are just fine with Romney lying. But that can't be true, because we all know that lying is a bad thing.
Oct 23, 2012 SLCamper commented on Log Cabin Republicans Endorse Romney—Can I Get Away With Calling Them House Maggots?.
I'm still waiting for Gay Dude to say something pro-Romney, rather than something anti-Obama.
Oct 23, 2012 SLCamper commented on Log Cabin Republicans Endorse Romney—Can I Get Away With Calling Them House Maggots?.
@9 When you can't tell the difference between diversity and stupidity, then diversity doesn't have any value.
Oct 21, 2012 SLCamper commented on Three Dead in Wisconsin Day Spa Shooting, Guns Not to Blame.
I'm done being surprised by any of this. The mental illness, the random killings, the calls for different guns laws, the pro-gun lobbying points, all of it.

This is just going to keep happening. We're paralyzed to stop it. Our society isn't ready for any possible actual solution.

My prediction is that this will happen again and again and again and again and it will never stop and we will never figure out any real solution. Heck, we won't even begin to figure a possible solution we're willing to try out.
 
 

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