"If Aaron Swartz was sucessfull with his activism publically funded University studies such as the one you attempted to link to would be available to the public without private publishers coining in to gain profit. Studies at Universities are funded…"
"Lauren, you said you dropped Libertarianism to become serious but you're keeping the idiological mind Libertarianism requires.
You have several times said the parties change, so comparing the post-CW parties is silly. Today, only the…"
"I take note that historically Democrats have targeted Republicans, specifically post-Civil War when Democrats murdered black and white Republicans. Civil War and post-Civil War were one of the most horrific periods in US political history and I…"
"During that 1974 Republican primary I met many conservatives. They seemed like warm-hearted folk and a few invited me to visit their churches.
For 17 years I'd been a committed agnostic. I thanked them and said something like "I have a…"
"Too many conservatives are broadcasting faith.
Lauren, have you met any sociopaths? They will educate you.
Estimates are that from one to four percent of unincarcerated people qualify, and about 25 percent of incarcerated people qualify."
"What fund-raising mail can teach:
1) anger can motivate progressives to send money,
2) guilt can motivate liberals to send money, and
3) fear can motivate conservatives to send money.
These emotions can motivate people to do more than send money,…"
I'm sorry you don't like my questions. The reality is that I'm interested in your viewpoints and want to hear a diversity of opinions including yours. Being registered with no political party I'm curious why someone would assign themself to the Republican, or Democratic party. I find them two sides of one coin, when there should be more than a duopoly playing the political game in the U.S.