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    Aclu

    What do you think of the American Civil Liberties Union?
    Mr. Madison, what you've just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.

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    Re: Aclu

    They're ok on some issues and horrible on others.
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    I think they do great work in general.
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    Re: Aclu

    While I may disagree with some of the ACLU's actions, they are overall a net positive to the nation. They are one of the few organizations willing to stand against governmental or corporate abuses. The balance of power would be seriously out of whack without them.

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    Re: Aclu

    They perform a great service, even when they defend the first Amendment rights of groups that are unpopular or considered offensive.
    Nobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.

    Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.

    All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
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    Re: Aclu

    Quote Originally Posted by Helvidius View Post
    What do you think of the American Civil Liberties Union?
    ACLU fights only for minuscule minorities and against 90 % majority!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfons View Post
    ACLU fights only for minuscule minorities and against 90 % majority!
    They fight for you if you ask them to, if you have a legitimate case.
    Nobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.

    Bifurcating victory (e.g. winning militarily, losing politically) is a useful salve for defeated armies. The "stab in the back" narrative helped take the sting out of failure for German generals after WWI and their American counterparts after Vietnam.

    All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
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    Re: Aclu

    When I was young I respected and appreciated the ACLU for defending our rights against the government. Then they decided to become another left-wing front group that takes our rights and defends the government, I have absolutely no respect for them.

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    Re: Aclu

    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    They fight for you if you ask them to, if you have a legitimate case.
    They never suport a white Christian who is against bashing of Christianity by some liberal medias.
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    Re: Aclu

    Quote Originally Posted by Alfons View Post
    They never suport a white Christian who is against bashing of Christianity by some liberal medias.
    You can't be a group that supports freedom of speech and then fight against freedom of speech.
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