Should their the more diversity of thought on this forum

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    I think so. This board is dominated by old time posters who ascribe to an archaic and failed economic model. The only thing they can say when their views are challenged is "you're a socialist!" There are probably no more than 5 progressive posters here. I will encourage my fellow left of center gator fans to subscribe and encourage other left of center types to do the same.
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    I'm not sure how much more diversity you can get. The issue is intolerance of ideas from both sides.
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    Can't, were it put to a vote the majority of the board will reject the idea of a view-conscious membership policy that would serve the sole-purpose of providing the educational benefits that inhere in a diverse membership-body. And, as the Supreme Court held this week in Schuette v. BAMN, that's that.
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    There just seems to be an avalanche of input from the right and far right from what I've seen so far.
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    I don't know if they're needs to be more diversity in there opinions. Their seems to be some confusion surrounding this.
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    This coming from the OP who was able to build millions of dollars in wealth in which they now make hundreds of thousands of dollars on each year.

    Just a terrible archaic system I tell you...

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    I see what you did there. Can't edit a title.
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    Why can't you edit the title?

    I know we could on the previous software...
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    I wouldn't say hundreds of thousands. More than two less than three. Every step along the way I've been inboard with higher taxes but it wasn't till the last few years that I became aware that the real issue is wealth. For the elites of which I am not income is a insignificant contributor to wealth.
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    Not sure maybe it has to do with posting on an iPad.
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    Sure you can, you just need to go into advanced when you edit.
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    I wasn't aware of an advanced mode.

    Slightly related questions

    Where are the rules posted?

    What are trophy points? How do you get them? I'm off to a good start but want to do better.
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    Hall posted the forum rules which appear in the top few threads in THFSG. Not sure about trophy points but if they're acquired by civility you're in trouble. :)
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    Ah I see now. I don't think any reasonable person could accuse me of not being civil though.
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    Hundreds is plural. Based on your tax liability you provided I knew it had to be over two hundred which would qualify as hundreds or more than one...

    And as one with millions in wealth I certainly would qualify that as elite! Is it Buffet or Gates? No.

    But it is more than the vast majority of people in this world will ever accumulate. By a whole lot!

    And on a side note again...you were able to do it under that archaic model you seem to think is so bad. :)
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    By the way, you're welcome. Also we have emotion icons for a reason.
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    Possibly. I have not tried with the new software. I was having issues copy and pasting with the new platform having to take an extra step. But just upgraded iPad software and it looks to have fixed that issue.
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    You mean people who don't share your fetish for fascism? Hell will freeze over, globally warm, and then freeze again before you see any sort of fairness doctrine, if that is what you are really getting at.

    As for failed... the only proven, utterly and empirically established, failure in the whole recorded history of human economics and politics, is socialism. In either the state communism, fascism, or "social democratic" infestations, it has nothing but a track record of death, poverty, as misery. The hard thing to come around to is that the core of the things you believe in and advocate, is basically the worst and most destructive philosophy in the history of our species.
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    It's kind of hidden. It's under Thread Tools dropdown (To the right of the Thread title in any thread you've created) not the Edit Button.

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    Sorry. Thanks and I did note the smiley. You seem like a likable guy even if your politics is off kilter:)

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