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TorgoX (1933)


"Il est beau comme la retractilité des serres des oiseaux rapaces [...] et surtout, comme la rencontre fortuite sur une table de dissection d'une machine à coudre et d'un parapluie !" -- Lautréamont

Journal of TorgoX (1933)

Wednesday June 12, 2002
07:04 PM

Deep in the Heart of Texas

[ #5622 ]
Dear Log,

«The [Texas] Republican platform also reaffirmed the state party's belief that the nation needs to "dispel the myth of the separation of church and state."»

--"Republicans debate state party's makeup"

White people are funny!!

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  • That is one big tent!
  • Considering Finland isn't on the 'shoot everyone who isn't on the US side of terrorism' Jarkko would likely be's hoping we get to leave the country early :)

  • Most important statement in the whole article:

    Johnson responded that the state Republican Party organization is made up of the people who take the time to show up for the caucuses and that the platform reflects those people's beliefs.

    I was surprised the convention had been held already. I think I missed the primaries. Ever since state government class I've wanted to attend the convention. (Went to the local convention in 2000 but the other attendee had already given up and gone home.)

    Ten commandm

    J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers
    • No, I don't have to prove a fetus is a baby to stop someone from murdering him.

      In my experience with various modes of argumentation, I find that whenever someone starts stipulating the terms of burden of proof for the position(s) they oppose, then the useful discussion has ended, and that anything further is going to be mere aimless implicit reiteration of initial assumptions.

      It's merely a heuristic of mine. I suspect that it's something to do with how rhetors' minds deal with (or fail to deal with) t