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Posts by AlanGreenSpam

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  • How Regulations Made California's Fires Worse

    01/18/2018 9:01:19 PM PST · 12 of 12
    AlanGreenSpam to Kaslin

    In all fairness, the mention of “no logging” in the context of dry southern California chaparral is inappropriate.

    100% of the area burned in the Thomas Fire is NOT logging country and never was. It’s chaparral/grass/oak. They simply don’t log in these places. So we can’t blame the fires on heavy logging restrictions at all. Maybe in Oregon/Wash/N Calif, but not in S Calif.

    So I think the article is a bit overboard.

    The true culprit is that there haven’t been fires in these areas for many years, so there was lots of dry fuel. Are people to blame for preventing fires? I’m sure there were many times in history when sections of the Thomas Fire had spans of 50-100 years without burning. The only cause of fire would have been lightening (in the absence of man)

  • Trump's 'Fake News Awards' lead with CNN, ABC's Ross, NY Times' Krugman

    01/17/2018 10:37:49 PM PST · 14 of 29
    AlanGreenSpam to Helicondelta

    Dammit, this is another stroke of brilliance from the master!!! OMG! Trump delivers a suckerpunch to the Left again.

    He’s on the offensive and relentless. The cowardly media scum are reeling as they simply don’t know what’ll hit them next.

    Just think: As ONE person, Trump is singlehandedly attacking and taking down the PC/Fakenews Media. SINGLEHANDEDLY!

    Two years ago, who would have ever thought a single person could do such a takedown?

    Of course, the MSM won’t ever be totally defeated, but it has so many wounds from Trump that the MSM will never be the same again.

  • President Trump Announces 'Fake News' Award Winners

    01/17/2018 9:49:31 PM PST · 31 of 42
    AlanGreenSpam to Kaslin

    Dammit, this is another stroke of brilliance from the master!!! OMG! Trump delivers a suckerpunch to the Left again.

    He’s on the offensive and relentless. The cowardly media scum are reeling as they simply don’t know what’ll hit them next.

    Just think: As ONE person, Trump is singlehandedly attacking and taking down the PC/Fakenews Media. SINGLEHANDEDLY!

    Two years ago, who would have ever thought a single person could do such a takedown?

    Of course, the MSM won’t ever be totally defeated, but it has so many wounds from Trump that the MSM will never be the same again.

  • The Cancer Drug Market is the Future Pharma Wants for America

    01/16/2018 8:15:31 AM PST · 49 of 49
    AlanGreenSpam to Harmless Teddy Bear; William Tell

    Fair comment, however I see you’re no longer claiming I’m “defending socialism.” There is nothing socialist about defending private property rights. Socialism is all about “the collective” vs the individual (in this case, a company is the “individual.”

    As you say, defending patents is not pure capitalism and I tend to agree, but there are other interesting viewpoints that state that patents (or drug patent protection) have the attributes of personal property.

    In addition consider that you own your house too, right? Is that a monopoly on the ownership of your house, protected by the government issuing you title to the property and enforced by the police if someone wants to start living in your house? Does that mean it’s socialism? Does that mean home ownership is not a capitalist concept?

    https://hallingblog.com/2009/05/31/the-myth-that-patents-are-a-monopoly/

    The definition I use for a monopoly is from Wikipedia. Those economists who use the phrase “monopoly power” have to admit that every property right confers some monopoly power. This leads to the nonsense that every property right is a monopoly.

    Historically the concept of monopoly comes from England’s Statute of Monopolies. This statue limited government power, but did not limit private property rights. Patents are private property rights. The statute 35 U.S.C. 261 states patents have the attributes of personal property. The system of recording patents, the ability to license and assign patents, and the nonpolitical process or granting patent rights are the attributes of property. Monopolies (as defined in the Statue of Monopolies) are issued by politicians for markets, not specific embodiments of products. There is no such thing as designing around a monopoly. The Sherman Antitrust Act turned the whole concept of monopolies on its head. The Sherman Antitrust Act limits the ability of private citizens to use private property. This is the exact opposite of the Statute of Monopolies which limited government’s (the crown) power.

    If you use the political language of “monopoly power”, you end up in the absurd situation of suggesting that all private property is monopoly power. I reject this as illogical position as an attempt to destroy private property by Marxists.

  • The Cancer Drug Market is the Future Pharma Wants for America

    01/15/2018 12:26:36 PM PST · 44 of 49
    AlanGreenSpam to William Tell; Harmless Teddy Bear

    Thank you, W Tell... YOu beat me to it.

    Also Teddy Bear’s statement that I (and you) are defending socialism is a bit off mark.

    When is defending private property rights considered to be “socialism?” That’s a stretch.

    So even considering this case where the company bought the rights to the drug, I’m not defending socialism.

  • The Cancer Drug Market is the Future Pharma Wants for America

    01/14/2018 11:50:08 AM PST · 21 of 49
    AlanGreenSpam to Ouderkirk

    *** THE DRUG IS THE PRIVATE PROPERTY OF THE COMPANY ***

    While I agree, it’s offensive to charge obscene amounts for drugs, the flawed assumption by all the presumed “conservatives” here is that “the people” somehow have a RIGHT to that drug.

    You don’t realize it, but you’re using socialist arguments. Now you say you want the deep state to restrict this company’s freedom to charge what they want for their products (at gunpoint, no less).

    Do you all realize that the company also has the right to cease selling their drug?

    What would happen if they decided to cease to sell their drug?

    And if their drug isn’t generic, they could also sue to prevent competitors from using their formula to make/sell a generic.

    The company no doubt spent millions of dollars developing the drug. The company did the research for the drug.

    So the drug is their PRIVATE PROPERTY. We, the people, have no “rights” to that drug at certain prices.

  • CNN’s Jake Tapper Admits Trump’s ‘Sh*thole’ Statement Was Twisted by Fake News Reporters

    01/12/2018 3:48:01 PM PST · 76 of 149
    AlanGreenSpam to Texas Fossil

    Trump needs to drag THE CLINTON FOUNDATION into this by tweeting:

    -—”Haiti has problems partly because of carpetbagging opportunists like Bill Clinton whose Clinton Foundation mysteriously only got a FRACTION of all the donated money to the Haitian people after their devastating earthquake.”

    And: “Many Haitian people don’t like Bill Clinton.”

  • Oprah's Distracting Golden Globes Lecture

    01/12/2018 6:56:28 AM PST · 13 of 18
    AlanGreenSpam to Lizavetta

    What total pablum in Oprah’s Golden Globe speech!

    How pathetic that the only subject in her speech was sexual harassment and the pundits are now saying Oprah for president.

    There was nothing statesmanlike about her speech. While I feel sympathy for all victims of sexual assault, this was just another left-wing victim rant on ONE subject. The world is a complex place and sexual harassment is just one issue of many. If she really cared about women’s rights, where are her complaints about women’s rights in the Islamic world???

    And it’s telling that she chose to cite ONE rare example of 6 WHITE men who raped a black woman when history and statistics are replete with many many more horrific examples of the more common black-man-rapes-white-woman travesties.

    In doing so, Oprah is telling the world that she’s just another low-class racial opportunist.

    Oprah is such a racist.

  • Don’t Tell the Hollywood Left, But The Oprah Won’t Be a Nationwide Vote-Getter

    01/08/2018 5:31:51 PM PST · 34 of 66
    AlanGreenSpam to Kaslin

    What total pablum in Oprah’s speech last night!

    How pathetic that the only subject in her speech was sexual harassment and the pundits are now saying Oprah for president.

    There was nothing statesmanlike about her speech. While I feel sympathy for all victims of sexual assault, this was just another left-wing victim rant on ONE subject. The world is a complex place and sexual harassment is just one issue of many. If she really cared about women’s rights, where are her complaints about women’s rights in the Islamic world???

    And it’s telling that she chose to cite ONE rare example of 6 WHITE men who raped a black woman when history and statistics are replete with many many more horrific examples of the more common black-man-rapes-white-woman travesties.

    In doing so, Oprah is telling the world that she’s just another low-class racial opportunist.

    Oprah is such a racist.

  • Oprah 2020? (Yeah Right- NOT)

    01/08/2018 7:04:55 AM PST · 10 of 69
    AlanGreenSpam to Kaslin

    What total pablum.

    How pathetic that her only subject is sexual harassment and the pundits are now saying Oprah for president.

    There was nothing statesmanlike about her speech. While I feel sympathy for all victims of sexual assault, this was just another left-wing victim rant on ONE subject.

    And it’s telling that she chose to cite ONE rare example of 6 WHITE men who raped a black woman when history and statistics are replete with many many more horrific examples of the more common black-man-rapes-white-woman travesties.

    In doing so, Oprah is telling the world that she’s just another low-class racial opportunist.

    Oprah is such a racist.

  • Never Trumpers Check Their White Privilege

    01/02/2018 12:14:58 PM PST · 30 of 40
    AlanGreenSpam to SJackson

    Mention of “White Privilege” makes it only fair to tally all the instances of “Black Privilege” in our society that no-one complains about:

    —Welfare & Food Stamps have been a Black Privilege for 3-4 generations that few other blacks in other countries receive, especially in Africa. Black Privilege.

    —Affirmative action policies (State Sanctioned Discrimination). This has been used by government, corporations, and universities to discriminate on behalf of Blacks and against Caucasians & Asians who have far better qualifications for college admission and job applications. With some states voting to disallow affirmative action, other equivalently racist programs such as so-called “outreach efforts” favor people with black skin color. Again, Black Privilege.

    —The US media provides continual “cover” for blacks who do egregious things. Blacks represent 13% of the population, yet they commit 50% of the rapes and 50% of the violent crimes in the US. The media never mentions this harsh reality, and consistently tries to hide any mention of the race of the perpetrator of crimes in the news if the perpetrator was black. But if the perpetrator of the crime was white, the media invariably mentions his/her race. Again, Black Privilege.

    —Sports bias. Blacks are vastly “overrepresented” by race in US football & basketball. Using traditional simple-minded analysis by leftwingnuts, this is “proof” that there is racism in sports hiring! In this case, the preference appears to be for blacks. Again, Black Privilege.

    —Black History Month: For a race/culture with embarrassingly few notable inventions or contributions to society other than rap music and crime, the politically correct regime in the USA sets aside an entire month to go out of their way to showcase anything they can dredge up or fabricate to prop up the dismal list of historical black contributions to society. The fact that blacks are the only race that gets their own Black History Month, makes it painfully obvious that society has to bend over backward to make blacks appear “equal” to other cultures. Again, Black Privilege.

    —Police are guilty before proven innocent by BLM - Black Lives Matter. Compliant media and Democrats, including Barack Obama consistently help prop up this injustice. Statistics show many more blacks kill police than whites kill police. And more blacks are killed by blacks. Again, Black Privilege.

    —RAP: Black rappers get a free pass on spreading hateful and misogynistic/sexist songs. Imagine if a white person said those same phrases in a song or in public speech... Whites have no such privilege.

    —The N-Word: Blacks have exclusive privileged use of this very useful term. If Whites or Asians use it, they routinely are fired from their jobs and are often the lucky recipients of death/violence threats. Again, Black Privilege.

    —Special treatment – Blacks are a privileged class that are treated “extra nicely” by other racial groups because they are so afraid of being labeled racists. Primitive behavior and lack of manners are tolerated far more for blacks than any other racial group. Again, Black Privilege.

  • The Left's Strategy: When All Else Fails, Return to Race Hatred

    12/29/2017 3:05:37 PM PST · 22 of 36
    AlanGreenSpam to Kaslin

    —”Two Hispanic “professors” at San Diego State University, Pascale Joassart-Marcelli and Fernando J Bosco, paid by California taxpayers, have a new book from Routledge. In it they write that “farmers’ markets in urban areas are weed-like ‘white spaces’ responsible for oppression” – because, they claim, “there is a correlation between the ‘whiteness of farmers’ markets’” and gentrification. “Farmers’ markets are often white spaces where the food consumption habits of white people are normalized,” the SDSU professors write, according to the education watchdog Campus Reform. “

    This is a classic example of what I refer to as “IVORY TOWER BIGOTRY.”

    These are the new BIGOTS.

    So much racism and prejudice in their so-called “studies.”

  • A closer look at the searing evil of Ted Kennedy

    12/24/2017 11:39:36 AM PST · 63 of 85
    AlanGreenSpam to AlanGreenSpam

    Meant to say:

    This is the most plausible theory. It was Mary Jo alone in the car. Mary Jo didn’t have any injuries on the right side of her body commensurate with those that a passenger ON THE PASSENGER SIDE would have in that kind of crash into the water.

  • A closer look at the searing evil of Ted Kennedy

    12/24/2017 11:38:21 AM PST · 62 of 85
    AlanGreenSpam to Kaslin

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEOd7AOR6ic

    Everyone should watch this interesting Chappaquiddick documentary. The theory is that Teddy had Mary Jo drive the car to escape a policeman who saw them at 12:45 pm, not 11pm-ish as he said in his testimony.

    As one guy says 2/3 into the video, Kennedy probably didn’t even go off the bridge in the car. This is the most plausible theory. It was Mary Jo alone in the car. Mary Jo didn’t have any injuries on the right side of her body commensurate with those that a passenger would have in that kind of crash into the water.

    Contrary to Teddy’s lie that they were returning to the mainland from the island, Mary Jo was likely NOT planning to return to the hotel when she left the party because she left her purse at the party.

    It’s more likely Teddy & Mary Jo left the party to have sex in the car and then were driving when encountered the cop. He bailed out of the car somewhere along the road thinking the cop would pull over the car and see her alone in the car, and her blood alcohol would be under the limit. Teddy was drunk but wouldn’t get a DUI and be discovered late at night with a young woman as a married man. This would be a national scandal for his presidential candidacy in 1969.

    The final scene of Kennedy in 1980 lying thru his teeth is disgusting. When he finally died, I said “good riddance.”

    Interestingly, the Apollo 11 moon landing that same week sure helped Kennedy as a huge distraction from him as all the newspapers put that as the cover page headline instead of his dishonesty.

    Maybe the new Chappaquiddick movie will rekindle an interest in the case and Jeff Sessions will get on it, though he has enough contemporary issues to deal with. They need to re-open the case.

    Yes, the slick Kennedy halo has got to go! Just as the slick Clinton halo is being brought to light.

  • Trump: GOP tax bill 'essentially' repeals ObamaCare

    12/20/2017 11:33:47 AM PST · 57 of 91
    AlanGreenSpam to GIdget2004

    -—”It sets it to $0. The individual mandate is still in effect, just with no penalty.”


    Doesn’t that seem to leave it as a “placeholder” for future use, no?

    I suppose that’s the most they could do in order to get the whole thing passed?

  • Trump: GOP tax bill 'essentially' repeals ObamaCare

    12/20/2017 11:19:17 AM PST · 52 of 91
    AlanGreenSpam to GIdget2004

    From a friend of a friend:

    ..”In addition, like ObamaCare this tax package will be very difficult to undo even when the GOP loses its majority at some point in the future. The Dems would need a Democratic president and both houses of Congress, something unlikely to happen for a while. And even if they did hold such majorities, they would have trouble getting moderate Democrats to go along (similar to how moderate Republicans scuttled each ObamaCare repeal vote.)

    Speaking of ObamaCare, although not officially repealed, as recently noted by Fox News, it is instead being repealed by stealth. For instance, this tax package just passed removes the ObamaCare mandate to purchase health insurance. Additionally, Trump has refused so far to bail out the insurance companies, who are losing huge sums of money from the ObamaCare markets, further eroding what’s left of that hapless legislation.

    Ironically, the BS reason accepted by Chief Justice Roberts in 2012, that the ObamaCare mandate is actually a tax, is what allowed Trump to add its repeal to the tax package. Love it. As usual, what goes around, comes around, especially in politics. “

  • N. Korea slams U.S. over growing talk of 'possible' naval blockade....

    12/08/2017 9:57:05 AM PST · 27 of 56
    AlanGreenSpam to caww

    While I have also used the “We are still technically at war with NK” comment, I think legally, one could also argue that 60+ years of no true military combat/engagement could be redefined at a state of detente, not war.

    Certainly the doves in the UN and in Congress would argue that.

    It’s a big grey area, IMO.

  • Yesterday's Nazis and today's national socialist left

    12/07/2017 8:55:35 AM PST · 19 of 26
    AlanGreenSpam to PIF

    And another interesting parallel between today’s leftists and yesterday’s Nazis is that “Caucasians are the new Jews!”

    The Leftist/Collectivist consistently push for STATE-SANCTIONED DISCRIMINATION against Caucasians and they resent the success of Caucasians.

    True, there are no Nazi gas chambers (yet), but the vitriol from the left against Caucasians, especially on college campuses - is scary.

    The neo-racist American Left and Antifas are of the same cloth as the Nazis with a mix of every ingredient of the NAZI party, just in varying degrees.

  • Obamacare Mandate: Contrary to Our Natural Rights

    12/06/2017 10:43:09 PM PST · 8 of 8
    AlanGreenSpam to huckfillary

    Or put another way:

    Obamacare is in direct conflict with the 13th Amendment that states that “Neither slavery or INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE shall exist in these United States unless for crime or punishment.” (Paraprase, not exact).

    Being forced to pay for insurance or healthcare for others and/or being forced to subsidize pre-existing conditions IS INVOLUNTARY SERVITUDE.

    It’s soooo unconstitutional.

  • ABC News Suspends Brian Ross for 4 Weeks Without Pay: ‘Effective Immediately’

    12/02/2017 9:06:54 PM PST · 242 of 284
    AlanGreenSpam to stockpirate

    Actually, the MEDIA should be held FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE for errors like this that caused many people to lose money. A CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT on behalf of all people who lost money in the market because of ABC.

    ABC should be held liable for losses incurred by traders/investors who panic-sold their positions at a loss because of ABC’s fake news.

    Option traders have a very short fuse: if their stock isn’t at a certain price by option expiration, they lose everything. This happened on a Friday when options were expiring. So some people lost all their option investments BECAUSE of ABC’s FAKE NEWS error.

    A large class-action suit against ABC on behalf of investors who ABC caused to lose money WOULD PUT A HEFTY PRICE on the issuance of fake news and shoddy journalism practices. Suing them is one sure way to fight back against fake news and the left-wing media. There has to be a price for them to pay for this.