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    Re: Who's packing ERs? Not the uninsured

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    SCOTUS = infallible. Must be nice to live in bizarro world where logical fallacies don't exist.
    I wouldn't say infallible, but often the final word.

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    Re: Who's packing ERs? Not the uninsured

    So what? That doesn't make their decision the correct one.

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    Re: Who's packing ERs? Not the uninsured

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    So what? That doesn't make their decision the correct one.
    Maybe. But it is our system. No whining, just make a better argument next time.

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    Re: Who's packing ERs? Not the uninsured

    No whining? Shut up and accept authority? That's not exactly the view that liberals are supposed to hold.

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    Re: Who's packing ERs? Not the uninsured

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    No whining? Shut up and accept authority? That's not exactly the view that liberals are supposed to hold.
    Read again. I said no whinning, make a better argument next time. That means go back to work and actually do something. It's how it works.

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    Re: Who's packing ERs? Not the uninsured

    What was wrong with my argument?

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    Re: Who's packing ERs? Not the uninsured

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    What was wrong with my argument?


    We're talking about the role of the court. if the court rules contrary to you, you lost the argument. So, the next step is not to whine, but to make a better argument next time.

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    Re: Who's packing ERs? Not the uninsured

    That's just an appeal to authority. Because the court agrees with you does not mean that you are right. You don't think OJ is innocent do you? It's the same concept.

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    Re: Who's packing ERs? Not the uninsured

    Quote Originally Posted by phattonez View Post
    That's just an appeal to authority. Because the court agrees with you does not mean that you are right. You don't think OJ is innocent do you? It's the same concept.
    You're not listening. It has nothing to do with right and wrong, as you are defining it. It has to do with our system. This is how it works. Being upset over it doesn't change the process.

    BTW, it doesn't mean they are wrong either. They have a good shot of being right. I'd say a better shot than you or I have. And not because of their authoritative position, but because they know something about the law, the constitution, and everything involved in making this ruling.

    This is not say they are never wrong. Just more likely to be right.

    AUSTAN GOOLSBEE: I think the world vests too much power, certainly in the president, probably in Washington in general for its influence on the economy, because most all of the economy has nothing to do with the government.

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    Re: Who's packing ERs? Not the uninsured

    So you're basically saying I should stop talking about it on a debate site because it doesn't matter what I think? If that's the case, then why are any of us here?

    Who shall ascend the hill of the Lord? And who shall stand in his holy place? He who has clean hands and a pure heart, who does not lift up his soul to what is false, and does not swear deceitfully. Psalm 24
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