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earl-merkel's picture
Apr.05.2014
(chuckle, over photo at right) From an impartial, strictly non-partisan POV... ...in fairness, this logic makes Martin Niemöller just another alarmist, doesn't it? (sigh) I may just notice it more on Saturday mornings, but IMHO that seems to be the day when "straw man / if-then" postings...
earl-merkel's picture
Jan.15.2013
Despite the (frequent) entertainment value, IMHO one of the more disheartening aspects of the current political environment is the apparent complete inability of the American public to recognize --let alone roll-on-the-floor laugh at-- what rhetoricians term "Straw Man Arguments." (To maintain...