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TrogL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-18-03 10:02 PM
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136. This is your attempt at rational discourse?
idiots...when they're really overpowering fools

ad hominem attack.

compared to creationists

Actually, that was your line.

throwing around terms...in an attempt to make themselves look like powerful thinkers

Interesting use of language. If you can't win an argument using the standard tools of logic then resort to perjoratives.

Has any U.S. citizen ever been killed as the result of a conspiracy involving the federal government?

Yep, plenty of them. I don't buy into JFK (there's another thread going so don't start), but MLK's death reeks to high heaven.

Can any rational person believe the federal government's explanation of 9/11?

*sigh* There you go again with the logical fallacies. I'll assume you meant "Do I believe...". No. I'm a firm believer in LIHOP.

Do people who have blind faith in the government and media have all their marbles?

Who said anything about "blind faith in government"? I wouldn't trust most of it any further than I could throw a tantrum, but I do trust some of the agencies, specifically the NTSB and CDC.

The media? CBS has disappointed me lately. I had hope they could do a better job of bucking the right-wing trend. PBS and NPR have been doing a better job. Neverthless, there's plent of liberal commentary out there - where do you think all the political cartoons people have been posting come from?

the extraordinary circumstances of the crash

The only extraordinary circumstances are those that you are reading into them. Go and read the NTSB database of crashes. You'll find lots of other ones just like this one.

All are valid theories.

All are possible theories. Some are probable theories. Some are :tinfoilhat: madness requiring astronomical leaps of faith and suspension of disbelief.









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