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Obama Calls for Calm in Aftermath of Verdict

There are 627 comments on the The Wall Street Journal story from Jul 15, 2013, titled Obama Calls for Calm in Aftermath of Verdict. In it, The Wall Street Journal reports that:

President Barack Obama on Sunday called for calm in the aftermath of the not-guilty finding in the death of Trayvon Martin, saying, "We are a nation of laws, and a jury has spoken.'

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Liberals R Defective

Canton, OH

#659 Aug 2, 2013
Strel wrote:
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You might see things more clearly if you made a concerted effort to be just a little more objective.
Unfortunately, you, like too many Americans, feel the need to pick a "team" and root for it in spite of logic, reason and common sense.
I don't have a team, I don't occupy a pigeonhole.
It's marvelously liberating, you should try it sometime.
I always opt for the Constitution when making my "choices" for a "team." Our Constitution is quite "clear." I have YET to find one democrat politician that doesn't treat our founding document like a roll of Charmin bath tissue. And in recent years, there are more and more so called Republicans acting the same way. I have no use for those types of liars and cheats.

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#660 Aug 2, 2013
Liberals R Defective wrote:
<quoted text>I always opt for the Constitution when making my "choices" for a "team."
Because you are such a constitutional scholar, you have made a names for yourselves.
Strel

Tallahassee, FL

#661 Aug 3, 2013
Liberals R Defective wrote:
<quoted text>I always opt for the Constitution when making my "choices" for a "team." Our Constitution is quite "clear." I have YET to find one democrat politician that doesn't treat our founding document like a roll of Charmin bath tissue. And in recent years, there are more and more so called Republicans acting the same way. I have no use for those types of liars and cheats.
Oh I expect you think you do, but you really don't.

No written down law is so "clear" that it cannot lead to absurdity and in injustice if not tempered with human experience. That's why we have a common law system based on stare decisis and why our laws are subject to judicial review - something people like you neither appreciate nor understand unless it happens to favor you in a particular case.

The rest of your post just really proves my point. You cannot fathom a world where the "democrats" might be correct in come circumstances, and not in others, and that the issue should be driven by facts and logic instead of predetermined ideology.

Objectivity is not part of your skill set.
Liberals R Defective

Canton, OH

#662 Aug 3, 2013
Strel wrote:
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Oh I expect you think you do, but you really don't.
No written down law is so "clear" that it cannot lead to absurdity and in injustice if not tempered with human experience. That's why we have a common law system based on stare decisis and why our laws are subject to judicial review - something people like you neither appreciate nor understand unless it happens to favor you in a particular case.
The rest of your post just really proves my point. You cannot fathom a world where the "democrats" might be correct in come circumstances, and not in others, and that the issue should be driven by facts and logic instead of predetermined ideology.
Objectivity is not part of your skill set.
What's right is right, and what's wrong is wrong. Very simple to figure out if you use a moral compass. I see the "objectivity" of today's politicians destroying this nation, one rule and regulation at a time. I'll fight the liberal destroyers every chance I get.
Strel

Tallahassee, FL

#663 Aug 3, 2013
Us v. Them?

With us or against us?

You live in a black and white world, but the real world has infinite shades of color.

I'll leave you with this thought from Nietzsche:

Convictions are more dangerous enemies of the truth than lies.

You are tilting at windmills.

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#664 Aug 3, 2013
Liberals R Defective wrote:
<quoted text>What's right is right, and what's wrong is wrong. Very simple to figure out if you use a moral compass.
From whom did you steal your moral compass?
Liberals R Defective

Canton, OH

#665 Aug 5, 2013
Strel wrote:
Us v. Them?
With us or against us?
You live in a black and white world, but the real world has infinite shades of color.
I'll leave you with this thought from Nietzsche:
Convictions are more dangerous enemies of the truth than lies.
You are tilting at windmills.
You quote Nietzche? You've told me all I need to know about your world view.
Strel

Tallahassee, FL

#666 Aug 6, 2013
Liberals R Defective wrote:
<quoted text>You quote Nietzche? You've told me all I need to know about your world view.
I can see that providing information to you is pointless. Your problem is not ignorance, it is in your mode of thinking.

Nietzsche is a great many things, in this statement he is speaking as an existentialist. But I expect you only know the pop-culture shallow understanding of his work.

If I quoted a similar passage from Kierkegaard, who was nominally Christian, it would have the same meaning objectively.

But you don't know what it means to be objective.

Anyway, thanks for demonstrating your philosophical illiteracy. You missed or ignored the meaning of the quote, and out of either ignorance or insecurity respond with an ad hominem on the philosopher.

And so you remain a perfect example of what is wrong with political thought in this country. I could expect a similar reaction to Nietzsche from an ultra-liberal.

Pfft.
Liberals R Defective

Canton, OH

#667 Aug 6, 2013
As I recall, your great philosopher, Nietzsche, was a communist. You can take all your high minded book smarts, along with your center left politics, and shove them up your posterior. I could care less.
Strel

Tallahassee, FL

#668 Aug 6, 2013
You recall incorrectly, very incorrectly in fact.

I suggest you do some reading before you further make a fool of yourself.
Strel

Tallahassee, FL

#669 Aug 6, 2013
The fault is mine, really. I should not have assumed I was conversing with an educated person.

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#670 Aug 6, 2013
Liberals R Defective wrote:
As I recall, your great philosopher, Nietzsche, was a communist.
As we recall, you don't know what in the hell you are talking about.

No matter what alias you post under.
Buy Insurance NO

Buffalo, MN

#671 Aug 6, 2013
Obama Calls for Calm in Aftermath of Verdict

Obama is truly nothing more than a far left wing zealot.

So very glad I didnt vote for that POS
conservative crapola

Bethlehem, PA

#673 Aug 7, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
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Off-topic, cross-posted dumbo alinsky tactics. flagged.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#674 Aug 7, 2013
conservative crapola wrote:
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Off-topic, cross-posted dumbo alinsky tactics. flagged.
What's wrong pookie, can't you children focus on the response instead of calling a name and running away.......you are a joke.
conservative crapola

Bethlehem, PA

#675 Aug 7, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
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l'alinsky off-topic posts require no response. How are things in the German Corners Mobile Home Village?
Strel

Tallahassee, FL

#676 Aug 7, 2013
Buy Insurance NO wrote:
Obama Calls for Calm in Aftermath of Verdict
Obama is truly nothing more than a far left wing zealot.
So very glad I didnt vote for that POS
Obama isn't even liberal by any objective standard. much less a socialist or left wing zealot.

People who say Obama can do nothing right are every bit as stupid and crazy as people who say he can do no wrong.

This country has been polarized by retarded ideologues.

It's sickening.

Since: Feb 11

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#677 Aug 7, 2013
Buy Insurance NO wrote:
So very glad I didnt vote for that POS
You didn't vote for anyone, shug.

“Hillary, thirty years of lying”

Since: Nov 08

Paris

#678 Aug 7, 2013
Strel wrote:
<quoted text>Obama isn't even liberal by any objective standard. much less a socialist or left wing zealot.

People who say Obama can do nothing right are every bit as stupid and crazy as people who say he can do no wrong.

This country has been polarized by retarded ideologues.

It's sickening.
The first thing to note is Obama hates the military and capitalism.

Since: Feb 11

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#679 Aug 7, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
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The first thing to note is Obama hates the military and capitalism.
And we know that is true because you said so.

How are those 14 swing states working out for you, Au Dumbo?

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