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This group is for Slug.com website announcements and a few "Topic-of-the-day" type posts. Please note that "Topic-of-the-day" posts may contain some positional bias in hope to foster discussion. The bias may not reflect my personal views or this website's.


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POLL Do facts matter in elections anymore? The US electorate is facing a crisis of credibility where the word "debunked" or "conspiracy" is all some people need to see to not believe a news story. Others will believe the exact opposite of a news ...
Admin Oct 23 Oct 23 2323
POLL Do you think mob rule will come to your city? Christopher Rufo just put out a short documentary of events during the "CHAZ" (Capital Hill Autonomous Zone) occupation in Seattle this summer. Do you think the coverage of it was overblown or a ...
Admin Oct 21 Oct 21 2323
POLL Is the Hunter Biden email dump believable? Damnable? Silence-able? If you were the son of the Vice President and were doing questionable things like getting paid for influence with your father, would you drop your water-damaged laptop off at a...
Admin Oct 15 Oct 15 4141
POLL Are you a fascist? A common tactic of the progressive left is to call people who disagree with them a hate-loaded term such as racist, bigot, or fascist. The definition of these terms have broadened recently to basically mean "bad person". The...
Admin Oct 12 Oct 12 3636
POLL Why do Democrats still believe that Trump didn't denounce "White Supremacy"? In the first presidential and VP debates, the Democrat candidates claimed that Trump hasn't denounced "White Supremacy". Chris Wallace even made a point to push Trump ...
Admin Oct 9 Oct 9 2525
Should billionaires give everyone $8200 cash? The US has about 630 billionaires with a combined wealth around 3.3 TRILLION. What if AOC and the far Left got their of wiping out billionaires with caps on wealth at $999,999,999. The remaining ...
Admin Oct 7 Oct 7 2929
Should the government decide who should run companies? Imagine yourself as someone who wanted to infiltrate and control large US companies. What would be your "holy grail"? How about getting someone directly on their boards? That person could...
Admin Oct 4 Oct 4 2727
POLL What did you learn from the first "presidential" debates? This was going to be a question about Biden making it clear that he would try to pack the supreme court if he's elected and what it would mean to the integrity of checks and balances in ...
Admin Oct 1 Oct 1 2929
POLL Can feelings of "self-confidence," "self-reliance," "initiative," "enterprise," and "optimism" be realized by someone who feels inferior? I recently stumbled on Ted Kaczynski's (aka "The Unibomber") ( and found it...
Admin Sep 30 Sep 30 2626
POLL Trump and taxes: Genius or Jail? The "big news" of late is that Trump didn't pay much in taxes in 2016/2017. The reason is that he has lots of previous business loses that offset taxes subsequent gains that are realized (i.e., taxes on gains ...
Admin Sep 28 Sep 28 3232
POLL What do you think about Amy Coney Barrett and getting her confirmed for the Supreme Court this year? While it's unlikely that there will be claims of sexual improprieties in her confirmation hearings, it doesn't mean that it will be a smooth ...
Admin Sep 26 Sep 26 2828
POLL If an AI system, trained by feeding it all the text on the Internet, ends up concluding racist things, would that more suggest that racism is real or that the racist things are true?
Article Sep 25 Sep 25 3131
POLL Do your neighbors scare you? One measurement of "social capital" is whether or not one has good neighbors who can lend a helping hand or watch one's place when one's away. Robert Putnam, in his 20-year-old book "Bowling Alone: The Collapse and...
Admin Sep 21 Sep 21 2727
Why do so many believe that black men live in fear of being shot by racist police?
Article Sep 19 Sep 19 2424
Did 9/11 and its aftermath change your view of the world? 19 years ago today, the US experienced a horrifying attack that changed the way many of us view the world. We remember and honor the people who lost their lives in and around the towers,...
Admin Sep 11 Sep 11 2828
POLL What arguments may help progressives moderate or change their views? While it is difficult to dislodge a faulty opinion once held, it is not impossible - especially if presented with an incongruent fact that produces cognitive dissonance. One ...
Admin Sep 10 Sep 10 4141
POLL How are you doing under Covid lockdown? After five months of Covid-19 lockdowns, most people have greatly been affected both economically and mentally. How are you handling it? Have things changed where you live? What are your plans as it ...
Admin Sep 8 Sep 8 4646
POLL Are you concerned that there will be a coup if Trump wins? Hillary Clinton recently made a statement that she suggests that Biden should not concede defeat in a close election. Biden himself said that he military will “escort from the...
Admin Sep 6 Sep 6 5252
POLL Are people more racist now than they were 20 years ago? I recently watched the Netflix documentary "The Last Dance" about the 1998 Chicago Bulls basketball team. One thing that stood out to me, besides Michael Jordan poise both on and off the ...
Admin Sep 5 Sep 5 5353
Why are rich elites giving millions to the Biden campaign? Recently it was announced that Biden raised $364 MILLION in August breaking records. If it is true that Biden represents a "Trojan Horse" for the far-left Socialist polices of Bernie ...
Admin Sep 2 Sep 2 3434
POLL When does the freedom of speech go too far? We've all heard the "you can't yell FIRE in a crowded movie theater" limit to free speech. But what about when the speech incites violence or is wrong? How about what is taught to our kids? The ...
Admin Sep 1 Sep 1 4646
POLL Is there any truth in Qanon or the "deep state"? It's human nature to see patterns. From faces in clouds to stock market charts, the human brain likes to prioritize affirming data and disregard opposing data. A famous 1948 ...
Admin Aug 26 Aug 26 3434
POLL Have thoughts on the DNC vs RNC (so far)? As someone who has watched all 5 nights of the political conferences, albeit at 2x speed, the themes and format felt noticeably different. The DNC's overall theme was "Uniting America (to defeat Trump)"...
Admin Aug 25 Aug 25 2727
Are you going to watch this week's Democratic National Convention? If so, do you think "Sleepy" Joe will be able to make it to 10 pm for his acceptance speech? How do you think they will appeal to the centrists... assuming they still exist? ...
Admin Aug 16 Aug 16 2727
POLL Do many affluent white liberals live in a race bubble? Recently, a friend sent me two posts by the liberal DailyBeast websites (see photo) which suggests they hide the race of a (black) killer of a 5-year-old (white) boy while clearly ...
Admin Aug 14 Aug 14 1717


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