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Sat Dec 22, 2012, 08:23 PM

Penn Jillette gets it right

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Reply Penn Jillette gets it right (Original post)
brettdale Dec 2012 OP
Spider Jerusalem Dec 2012 #1
StopTheNeoCons Dec 2012 #2
Sheldon Cooper Dec 2012 #4
reACTIONary Dec 2012 #10
Jim Warren Dec 2012 #3
Ikonoklast Dec 2012 #6
reACTIONary Dec 2012 #11
whatchamacallit Dec 2012 #5
xfundy Dec 2012 #7
leeroysphitz Dec 2012 #8
RebelOne Dec 2012 #21
RainDog Dec 2012 #9
reACTIONary Dec 2012 #12
RainDog Dec 2012 #13
Cheap_Trick Dec 2012 #16
RudynJack Dec 2012 #14
Logical Dec 2012 #15
RudynJack Dec 2012 #18
Logical Dec 2012 #19
RudynJack Dec 2012 #20
99Forever Dec 2012 #17

Response to brettdale (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 08:33 PM

1. Penn Jillette is a Libertarian fuckwit who has no conception of civil society.

And no real understanding of the historical context of the Second Amendment, either. (Just because these people are equally stupid..."violent video games!" "Asperger's!" doesn't make him right.)

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 08:36 PM

2. Post above = 100% correct...nt

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 08:37 PM

4. +10000

Penn Gillette is a dick of the utmost magnitude.

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #1)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 09:51 PM

10. Absolutely - And an incompetent one at that...

...I've had the opportunity to engage him in some minor debates (through my engagement with the skeptical movement) and he is a real light weight.

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 08:37 PM

3. Yaeh, not to pile on

I didn't watch the vid and won't so I'll assume you have a point but almost everything else I've seen or read coming from that guy is pretty hard to stomach.

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Response to Jim Warren (Reply #3)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 09:23 PM

6. He reliably spouted the proper talking points about securing swimming pools, and seatbelts for

child passengers, and just how 'rare' these mass murders are.

Libertarian gas-bag who has a child's grasp of politics.

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Response to Ikonoklast (Reply #6)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 09:52 PM

11. +10 !!! (NT)

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 09:03 PM

5. Hate that turd. n/t

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 09:35 PM

7. Penn blames "the media."

Yes, if it had never been reported, everything would be just fine.

He's part of the problem.

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 09:36 PM

8. Pools don't kill people...

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Response to leeroysphitz (Reply #8)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 02:04 PM

21. Do you realize how many kids drown in pools?

No, they do not kill people, they kill kids.

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 09:45 PM

9. too bad no one watched the video

the women here are fear mongering, LYING about people with aspergers - saying things out of their asses with NO FACTS.

On the other hand, Penn Jillette talks about probability (remember how much we all liked that during the election season) and about issues of harm to children that GET IGNORED constantly because they aren't a big splashy news event.

It's too bad that the comments here indicate as little thought about the video as the women in it.

Jillette DEFENDS PEOPLE WITH AUTISM against the LIES coming from these idiots on this show.

I would like to make a personal plea to everyone here to not watch bullshit like this on tv. It's no different than going into a church and hearing some preacher pull "facts" out of his wahzoo to justify himself.

This is the first time I've seen WW.

Those women were doing harm to people with autism by speculating about a situation they know nothing about.

As the mother of an autistic son, I would like to tell them to shut the fuck up.

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Response to RainDog (Reply #9)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 09:58 PM

12. Generally, he talks about issues that get ignored, and then...

...he proceeds to ignore them. I'm glad he is defending folks with autism from prejudice - that's half of liberalism. But then he ignores the other half of liberalism... helping them out.

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Response to reACTIONary (Reply #12)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 09:59 PM

13. yeah. he's got it half right. those others had it all wrong. n/t

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Response to RainDog (Reply #9)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 11:44 PM

16. Penn Jillette's still a douchenozzle. nt

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 10:05 PM

14. I watched six and a half minutes of it.

What's his point?


Don't make me watch a 10 minute video to argue something. Use your grown-up words.

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 10:05 PM

15. Mass murders are rare! 9000 murders in the USA a year and maybe 40 are mass shootings. So how.....

is he wrong?

React less and read more.

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Response to Logical (Reply #15)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 12:54 AM

18. 40 mass murders a year

is not a cause of concern?

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Response to RudynJack (Reply #18)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 11:36 AM

19. Not compared to the 9000. Why focus on the 40 vs. 9000?

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Response to Logical (Reply #19)

Sun Dec 23, 2012, 12:23 PM

20. ok

Focus on what you wish.

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Response to brettdale (Original post)

Sat Dec 22, 2012, 11:53 PM

17. Penn Jillette is a fucking dickhead.

A stupid fucking dickhead, at that.

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