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    Questioning our governments honesty?

    Is absolutely anything that questions possible corruption in our government a taboo topic and a conspiricy theory?
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    Re: Questioning our governments honesty?

    Can the mods please add a poll? Not sure what happened where I couldn't get my poll in.

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    Re: Questioning our governments honesty?

    Quote Originally Posted by creativedreams View Post
    Is absolutely anything that questions possible corruption in our government a taboo topic and a conspiricy theory?
    No. If it is this way now, it should be changed. That's wrong and unfair to the American people.


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    Re: Questioning our governments honesty?

    No; we'd like to think that we as a nation are beyond things such as corruption, and we'd like to put the idea that we aren't away with the crazy suppositions and delusions. This isn't the case; corruption is real in every government, and we must remain vigilant perpetually.


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    Re: Questioning our governments honesty?

    Quote Originally Posted by Cilogy View Post
    No. If it is this way now, it should be changed. That's wrong and unfair to the American people.
    I agree. Just watch the changing mentality on how people treat issues of debate of this type....just watch the mods on how they are at the ready to throw any topic like this in the conspiricy section.....??????

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    Re: Questioning our governments honesty?

    There are plenty of government "conspiracies" that happen every day. The problem is that they are mostly minor things like diverting funds, giving contracts to friends or bribery. The problem with the conspiracy theory forum is that you are too theatrical in your ideas. Elaborate plots with large numbers of people and vast coverups just aren't realistic.

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    Re: Questioning our governments honesty?

    Accusation without a shred of real evidence is "conspiracy theory," especially the grander the accusation.
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    Re: Questioning our governments honesty?

    There are large cover-ups and theatrics all the time in Government politics. However, there's a line between "scandal du jour" and "Conspiracy Theory". A scandal involves more than just speculation.
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    Re: Questioning our governments honesty?

    Quote Originally Posted by rathi View Post
    There are plenty of government "conspiracies" that happen every day. The problem is that they are mostly minor things like diverting funds, giving contracts to friends or bribery. The problem with the conspiracy theory forum is that you are too theatrical in your ideas. Elaborate plots with large numbers of people and vast coverups just aren't realistic.
    Exactly. If these bozos can't even bribe each other without getting caught, they certainly couldn't mastermind the 9/11 hijackings and fire a cruise missile into the Pentagon to whip up support for war without getting caught. Real-world conspiracies are never as sexy as the Weekly World News conspiracies.
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    Re: Questioning our governments honesty?

    Ah, the Weekly World News; gone, but not forgotten.

    The basic difference between conservatives and liberals, in my opinion, is that liberals have a flawed understanding of human nature. They tend to believe in Utopian fantasies.

    Some of this artificial remodeling started with Margaret Mead, who sailed off to the tropics with an agenda: to prove to her family that a woman didn't have to get married and have children.

    Not surprisingly, her "findings" followed that theme. Mead was so dense, she didn't even realize it when teen girls in Samoa were putting her on - and she left believing that going through puberty in that part of the world, was no big deal!

    This model - that there are hardly any gender differences, and we're all just as nice as care bears inside - has caused massive trouble.

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