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  •  I question his "expertise," since many other (2+ / 0-)
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    things he has written weren't accurate at all.  

    It's kind of like if you often lie to me, when will I know that you're telling the truth. And I'm certainly not going to take the time to fact-check his work on the religious right.

    Obama still has time to announce he's not running for a second term. THEN we could have a productive and meaningful Democratic Primary. We desperately need that.

    by gooderservice on Wed Aug 10, 2011 at 06:35:43 AM PDT

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    •  Examples of Schaeffer's inaccuracies? (5+ / 0-)

      Ds see human suffering and wonder what they can do to relieve it. Rs see human suffering and wonder how they can profit from it.

      by JTinDC on Wed Aug 10, 2011 at 06:38:52 AM PDT

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      •  Examples. (0+ / 0-)

        Obama still has time to announce he's not running for a second term. THEN we could have a productive and meaningful Democratic Primary. We desperately need that.

        by gooderservice on Wed Aug 10, 2011 at 06:59:13 AM PDT

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        •  Uhmm, that links to this comment thread, not to (2+ / 0-)
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          examples you referred to whcih you say were not accurate at all. Unless you mean the Obama piece and if you do, it's an opinion piece. He is only inaccurate in that opinion piece based on your opinion.

          Ds see human suffering and wonder what they can do to relieve it. Rs see human suffering and wonder how they can profit from it.

          by JTinDC on Wed Aug 10, 2011 at 07:02:34 AM PDT

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        •  If that's all you got, then it proves my point. (3+ / 0-)
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          You simply want to discredit the man based on what he said about Obama's detractors on the left. Well, I suppose that'll sell very well to a certain audience around here and that's a disappointing reality.  

          Too bad, because teacherken, to my knowledge is no clap louder Obamabot. I'll just quote him in closing this comment.

          We need to know the shape of the enemy.  We need to understand their thinking and motivation.  Anyone who has ever read Sun Tzu will understand the importance of that.   Given the particular strand of religion involved, Schaeffer is an essential guide -  he lived it, he helped create it, and now he is doing all he can to stop it, dismantle it.

          Read his piece.  It will upset you, which is good, because it might help clarify your thinking

          I'm still hoping, goodservice, that you will provide some example that will force me to apologize for a misperception.

          Ds see human suffering and wonder what they can do to relieve it. Rs see human suffering and wonder how they can profit from it.

          by JTinDC on Wed Aug 10, 2011 at 07:17:29 AM PDT

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    •  You need to provide examples of what you see as (3+ / 0-)
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      Schaffer's inaccuracies otherwise you call your own credibility into question. Not saying you need to fact check this particular piece, which would be a waste of time since the man knows his shit on this subject matter.

      But if there are other instances in which he has not been accurate at all, you, if you are of good character at all, need to spell out an example or two. Link would be nice, if possible.

      What this seems like is that you wish to discredit the man altogether because you don't like what he said regarding Obama's detractors on the left. It'd be awesome if you would prove me wrong in my perception.

      Ds see human suffering and wonder what they can do to relieve it. Rs see human suffering and wonder how they can profit from it.

      by JTinDC on Wed Aug 10, 2011 at 06:52:42 AM PDT

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