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by doreilly
December 30th, 2008, 8:38 pm
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Topic: Happy New Year 2009!
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Happy New Year 2009!

by doreilly
October 9th, 2006, 10:36 pm
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Topic: Is Communism a barrier to free markets ?
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Is Communism a barrier to free markets ?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeQuoteOriginally posted by: VrankLast year I've visited China, Russia, Belarus, and 9 East-European countries, former members of the Warschau pact. I got quite interested in the phenomenon communism earlier the year after bumping into Karl Marx' grave in London ...
by doreilly
October 9th, 2006, 9:36 pm
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Topic: Top 5...
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Top 5...

<t>Tsai Ming-liang - Goodbye, Dragon Inn, The River, What Time Is It There?Pier Paolo Pasolini - The Gospel According To St. Matthew, Decamerone, Salò Peter Greenaway - Prospero's Books, The Baby of Mâcon, A Zed & Two Noughts Jean-Luc Godard - In Praise of Love, Band of Outsiders, My Life to Liv...
by doreilly
October 9th, 2006, 8:49 pm
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Topic: Is Communism a barrier to free markets ?
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Is Communism a barrier to free markets ?

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: farmerQuoteOriginally posted by: rmaxI'm sure those people who have their land confiscated on the whims of the captilist government will agree with you at how great the US is...Yeah, it's so awful, that's why people in Cuba drown drying to float here on a wet sock. How ...
by doreilly
October 9th, 2006, 3:59 pm
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Topic: Top 5...
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QuoteOriginally posted by: TraderJoeAnything with John Wayne in it kicking commie butt!Was John Wayne a draft dodger?
by doreilly
October 2nd, 2006, 2:54 pm
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Topic: News you can use
Replies: 19
Views: 91984

News you can use

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: zetaTo be honest dor, I don't think anyone in TMoV was particularly redeeming, not even shylock. I know you take Lear's perspective, and shylock gave us some famous lines, but here is someone wanting to exact revenge, not justice, hence my parallel with the right. Yes t...
by doreilly
October 2nd, 2006, 12:31 am
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Topic: Truths about the human condition
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Truths about the human condition

The older we get the chances are increased that we run up against someone that has never written a letter in their lives. They do not know how to write a coherent piece. You can trace their thought process in their writing. Thought process is not an enjoyable read.
by doreilly
September 29th, 2006, 11:52 pm
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Topic: Truths about the human condition
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Truths about the human condition

<t>You suffer from a lack of imagination.1) You assume that I have not seen the movie. Why ? You show your hand too early.2) You assume that these movies have qualities that make them unique. Why ? Have you seen a lot of movies3) You assume that these movies would make a good "counter to many of the...
by doreilly
September 29th, 2006, 8:00 pm
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Topic: Truths about the human condition
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Truths about the human condition

<t>They are great in the sense that when you read them you say "man that was great".Just because the "amorphous" professors force students to read them, it does not mean that they are not great. Likewise if the student did read them then they would be able to decide for themselves, what is great. Er...
by doreilly
September 29th, 2006, 5:08 pm
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Topic: News you can use
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<t>Ok I had given up on your analogy. I was referring to the play itself. So my point is, that in the Venetian society and elsewhere money lending was one of the few careers open to Jews. At the same time they were despised as "usurers" in these Christian communities. Jews were also forced to live i...
by doreilly
September 29th, 2006, 4:21 pm
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Topic: News you can use
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<t>'fraid I see it different. The right are racist bastards and Antonio is one of the worst. He is trying to get out of a contract he was stupid to get into. There is no forgiveness here. Christians side with Antonio because they are Christians. They side with “their” own. Shylock sees Antonio as so...
by doreilly
September 29th, 2006, 3:06 pm
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Topic: Truths about the human condition
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Truths about the human condition

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: CactusManOh, I don't mean to bash all books. I'm just saying that, yes, there are many good books, even great. But, on the other hand, there are a lot of bad ones, what I call "library polution". It takes some work to ferret out the good ones.B.SWhile people may not agr...
by doreilly
September 29th, 2006, 2:50 pm
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Topic: News you can use
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Views: 91984

News you can use

<t>QuoteOriginally posted by: zetathe parallels, themes of liberalism, anti-semitism etc were just too good for me to resist, sorry:merchant of venicecast of characters:shylock: The American Rightportia/bassiano: The American LeftAntonia: Subset of the Muslim worldplot synopsis:Antonia owes a pound ...
by doreilly
September 29th, 2006, 12:50 pm
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Topic: Are all traders evil bastards ?
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Are all traders evil bastards ?

QuoteOriginally posted by: ks2006TraderJoe, do you have a gentle, friendly streak in you????Joe is a stand up guy, straight shooter. He's alright in my books. The Dames may bad mouth him, but that's dames for ye
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