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Warren DeMontague

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Name: Weary of Dramaoutrage
Gender: Male
Hometown: Thud
Member since: Thu May 20, 2004, 04:02 AM
Number of posts: 67,049

About Me

the true caliber of a man is measured in scoville units

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We need an Invisible Men's Movement.

"Ever seen a shirt make a phone call?"

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Tue Oct 22, 2013, 12:50 AM (0 replies)


Posted by Warren DeMontague | Wed Oct 16, 2013, 03:49 PM (0 replies)

The thing is, we're not the ones who are doing it. If we were in charge, it wouldn't happen.

I'd rather have the government funded and the debt limit raised. But it's not up to me.

So barring that all I've got is Schaedenfreude that the GOP is committing political suicide in the process.

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Sat Oct 12, 2013, 11:06 PM (0 replies)

No. However....

the flavor just isn't quite right when you try to substitute ingredients.

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Wed Oct 9, 2013, 04:52 AM (2 replies)

Here, he explains that even though the Fed is scaling back its bond-buying program,

it will never let your spirits down. Once you get it off the street.

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Mon Oct 7, 2013, 04:55 PM (0 replies)

A Boehner Haiku

Sad, Small Orange Drunk Man
Rambunctious Unctuous Caucus
Dude You Guys Are Fucked.

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Wed Oct 2, 2013, 12:01 AM (1 replies)

Some people here just fucking lie. Right though their teeth.

Its shameless.
Posted by Warren DeMontague | Mon Sep 30, 2013, 06:49 PM (1 replies)

Huell kills em all!

Except badger, who goes to Hollywood with skinny pete to write a science fiction tv show about a high school teacher on pluto who comes down with the venusian flu and starts cooking space meth to pay his robot doctor bills.
Posted by Warren DeMontague | Sun Sep 29, 2013, 08:57 PM (1 replies)

It's like anything else-"Christian" can encompass everything from 'love thy neighbor' to Fred Phelps

I probably shouldn't try on the specifics of "Feminism", for obvious reasons, except to reiterate that I identify as one, and for what I believe are the most broadly, commonly accepted goals and definitions of that label, namely things like reproductive freedom, equal pay, equal rights, etc. I do think there is broad support.

It's a real question, and not so easily answered; are these perceived "pr problems"- are they the fault of reactionary propaganda? Are they the fault of extreme ideological hard-liners inside the movement? Both? Neither?

Let's take environmentalism, since that's probably an easier one for me to opine on without setting off "alarm bells" with some here, and certainly when i self-identify as an environmentalist one would think it wont, at least, trigger a fusillade of eyerolls.

Broadly, one could say environmentalism encompasses wanting to protect the Earth, keep the environment clean. Broad goals which most support. Do the actions of, say, the people who blow up SUV dealerships speak for all "environmentalists"? I dont think they do, but interestingly enough it is those sorts of extremists who are most invested in keeping the label "environmentalist" or real environmentalist, to themselves.

I strongly support action on global warming, but Ive also held that real change is going to come primarily through technological breakthroughs in finding clean ways to power our shit. That's the hail mary pass. Telling people they need to give up their cars- it is just not going to sell, and anyone who claims it is, is deluded. Good, bad, it's just a fact. Maybe that means there is no hope for the planet, but the human animal, I think. Is always going to break in the direction of freedom. Long term.

This is why civil rights has succeeded, why LGBT rights are succeeding. People want to be free, they want to run their own lives, they want to make their own decisions. They simply don't like scolds and authoritarians, much to the perpetual chagrin of the scolds and authoritarians.

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Sat Sep 28, 2013, 06:12 PM (1 replies)

except, you're not actually talking to or about anyone in this group.

You've got some imaginary MRAPUAUPSGMO windmill that you're desperate to do battle with.

Maybe you should find some actual MRAPUAUPSGMOSMASWARGLLBFLSDSWTFs to argue with, and in the meantime, this thread is about Hot Celebrities. There must be one you think is hot.

Posted by Warren DeMontague | Sat Sep 21, 2013, 05:37 PM (0 replies)
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