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So you think you know what is going on in Syria?

Then what is your elevator speech on the situation?

We need elevator speeches.

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a question i asked an active duty soldier

at a family function this weekend:

what does the average american stand to gain from this?

his answer: probably nothing.

did i sway him?
no idea, but i tried.

"The two weakest arguments for any issue on the House floor are moral and constitutional"
Ron Paul

Cyril's picture

Just ask them Bastiat's question, STILL UNANSWERED, to date

Just ask them Bastiat's question, which is STILL UNANSWERED, to date :

The Superman Idea


Of course, feel free to only pretend or to actually DEMAND (if only rhetorically) a meaningful answer TO THAT.

Either way, I suspect that you can wish them good luck answering that one for you... with anything other than the usual b.s lip service, that is.

"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.


"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius

Ask them if they would like to buy a war bond to fund an attack

on Syria:


You can help your nation in its time of need and earn a little money through interest.

It was probably the pandas.

There is no way in hell that

There is no way in hell that any of Israel's many assets in the Congress would be pushing for intervention in Syria if Israel did not support it. http://www.opinion-maker.org/2012/08/the-yinon-thesis-vindic...

A Hypothetical

So the man in your elevator has a golden star of David on an elegant gold chain clearly visible around his neck...do you alter your elevator speech in any way to reach him without possibly ostracizing him?

And thank you for the discourse.

Why are we so concerned with

Why are we so concerned with the misguided opinion of only 2 per cent of the nation? My statement could be modified to some extent but facts are facts, regardless of the person's religion.