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President Obama's Golf Trip Could Have Saved 341 Furloughed Jobs

AmericanLiberal Wrote: Mar 03, 2013 2:24 PM
tuttut:***Thought and opinion are one thing. Truth and reality based on experience are another. Opinions are often false, but truth cannot be. Did you flunk logic?*** Did you flunk reading? Read what I say, chump. And btw, while we test truth and logic against factual experience, principled reasoning does not base truth on experience per se. If the experience does not confirm the principle, then we have to rethink our assumptions, but principled reasoning ultimately has its origin in what Kant called "the moral law within." Experience and empirical reasoning is the cross-check, not the basis.
tuttut Wrote: Mar 03, 2013 2:26 PM
Experience is an important factor by which we judge what is true, chump. What do you think empirical method is? Are you really that butt stupid?
tuttut Wrote: Mar 03, 2013 2:29 PM
Yo CHUMP, where do you think Kant's moral law within comes from? Does it hatch in a vacuum? Of course not. It evolves within the crucible of environment and experience. Further, Kant's statement originates from his discussion of ethics, not epistemology. Moral truth (certitude) is different from empirical truth in that former is always, to a degree, entirely subjective. You know just enough about philosophy to be dangerous. HJow many other thinkers can you mis-cite?

With the sequester officially in place, and the world still perfectly intact, there is still a possibility that many federal workers could still be furloughed. Remember how Obama kept threatening that all these people would lose their jobs, airplanes wouldn’t fly, and illegal immigrants would be crossing the border without a problem?

Do you also remember how all the reporters were going crazy last week about how the President went golfing with Tiger Woods? Well as everything Obama does, it cost quite a bit in taxpayer dollars. Over $1 million to be more accurate. Many are furious that the...