Comment: Red Herrings, Strawmen, and the common logical fallacies

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Red Herrings, Strawmen, and the common logical fallacies

As usual...

"many are here mostly because they thought ending aid to Israel will make it weaker" -- Strawman. Many at this site hold this idea because it is the right thing to do. We are in dept for 16T yet we still give Israel $10 Billion every year. That is enough to give every household in the US approximately $70,000. (I'm not saying I want that to happen, it is just for scale) Plus, our aid and military equivents in equipment are used to kill innocent victims. And, we give their enemies twice as much. It is just a stupid policy, and without any moral justification. Perhaps we don't like the idea of the Death-Camp called Palestine funded with our money.

"Many really either do not understand or do not care about free society; they would rather listen to Alex Jones" -- Red Herring/Begging the Question. Listening to Alex Jones has nothing to do with whether or not someone believes in a free society. A statement like that is beyond reason - totally unfounded.

"The fact is that under free society Jews will do even better" -- Non-Sequitur. Under a free society everyone would do better. Gigantic "duh" on that one.

You sound like a 12 year old Neocon.

"In the beginning of a change the patriot is a scarce man, and brave, and hated and scorned. When his cause succeeds, the timid join him, for then it costs nothing to be a patriot."--Mark Twain