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  •  Wrong, but my opinion is naunced (5+ / 0-)
    nu·ance  (näns, ny-, n-äns, ny-)
    1. A subtle or slight degree of difference, as in meaning, feeling, or tone; a gradation.
    2. Expression or appreciation of subtle shades of meaning, feeling, or tone: a rich artistic performance, full of nuance.

    Noun    1.    nuance - a subtle difference in meaning or opinion or attitude; "without understanding the finer nuances you can't enjoy the humor"; "don't argue about shades of meaning"

    Who can express nuance if not a person? And people come in different shades of color and heights and have distinct personalities and opinions and in the way they express those opinions and how they evolve over time. You don't understand the definition and now everyone knows it.

    There is nothing contradictory about the statements I made in this diary. My position is nuanced because people express their opinions that way because not everything is black and white. Therefore it can't be contradictory.

    con·tra·dic·to·ry  (kntr-dkt-r)
    1. Involving, of the nature of, or being a contradiction. See Synonyms at opposite.
    2. Given to contradicting.
    n. pl. con·tra·dic·to·ries Logic
    Either of two propositions related in such a way that it is impossible for both to be true or both to be false.
    That proves you don't know what any words you use mean. So you failed.

    I don't negotiate grand bargains with deficit terrorists!

    by priceman on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 09:53:22 AM PST

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    •  Very nuanced comment! (14+ / 0-)

      Using your definitions, which make "nuance" look like a euphemism for slinging bullshit and saying whatever you want to say without regard to consistency.

      One piece of free advice to the GOP: Drop the culture wars, explicitly.

      by Inland on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 09:59:53 AM PST

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    •  Of course it is. When it's convenient for you (4+ / 0-)
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      to claim smth, you do it. When it's convenient for you to claim the complete opposite, you do it as well and pretend that was the only opinion you ever held. You should run for office.

      •  That is not accurate. Please try to read (1+ / 0-)
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        You all get an F in nuance. I said I was still conflicted which for those that can read, unlike you who likes to spout noun, verb, and FDL garbage and "underwater home owners have had it too good for too long" BS without knowing WTF you are talking about.

        People's opinions and views on something as complex as the payroll tax holiday are nuanced if one understands them. I laid out both views which I share similarities on the left with the given the circumstances around me. For grade school English, that means context by definition. You are your buddies do not get context. It's black and white simplistic thinking. Ouch.

        I provide the definitions and you all high five each other for failing etymology and connotations and are proud of not having real context clues.

        This is what I said:

        Now I have to address something and that is the split being driven between the left on the payroll tax cut holiday. The positive economic impacts on the demand side are undeniable, but I also sympathize with those worried about the political impacts of the payroll tax cut holiday with regard to SS and Medicare, especially now. I am a very conflicted about this, honestly. MMT economist Warren Mosler's proposal is a bigger one for the buck and a full on 0% tax holiday on employer and employee which would be very beneficial and smart if Washington implemented it correctly and acknowledged the truth about our fiscal and monetary system.


        It is very true that the payroll tax is regressive, we should be able to create money to fund what we need in a non regressive way like we do the military, bailouts, and everything else. The fact that we don't is a huge problem. It's also true that FDR was brilliant in how our political system works in the same way Mosler is on economics as a pioneer that knows our our economic system works. FDR knew payroll taxes protected SS politically from the Oligarchs complaining about it if it was funded from income taxes instead of payroll taxes.
        We can't afford not to create and spend money on people because people are the real economy. They produce what is sold and when millions want to produce but can't find the means that means wasted utilization of resources and hurts everyone. The fact that we are having grand bargains over deficits while not even talking about full employment is also a huge political problem that causes worry. The fact that Warren Mosler wasn't elected to the Senate when he ran as a Democrat is also a political problem that we are going to have to face down because he knows how our system works and most of Congress does not and they appropriate the money. We can't live behind our means anymore just because our politics' rotten brick and their economic ignorance.

        Congratulations for not being able to read and interpret things.

        I don't negotiate grand bargains with deficit terrorists!

        by priceman on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 02:36:40 PM PST

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