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Old 06-18-08, 05:54 PM
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What's your unpopular opinion?

We spend too much education money on "special needs" kids that will never be able to hold a burger flipping job after 13 years of school and hundreds of thousand of dollars. I know their parents love them and want the best for them, but that money should go for funding of general education.

There, I said it. That is not popular, but I believe it. What is your unpopular opinion?
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Old 06-18-08, 06:04 PM
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Everybodys a stupid idiot. Unpopular but true. "They're just people you know"
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Old 06-18-08, 06:06 PM
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That we should stop sending money everywhere in the world and use it here to help our own.

Oh and drill for oil in Alaska.
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Yes, I agree with you. When I went HS I took a trade (lithographic printing and hanging around the racetrack). It seems now every kid is pointed to college.
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Old 06-18-08, 06:12 PM
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Old 06-18-08, 06:17 PM
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Originally Posted by The Edit King
For God so loved the world that He gave His one and only Son, that whoever believes in Him will not perish but have eternal life.
cool stuff there EK...
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Old 06-18-08, 06:22 PM
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Originally Posted by Dr Mabuse
cool stuff there EK...
Well, now it's not unpopular.
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Old 06-18-08, 06:23 PM
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Originally Posted by kantonburg
That we should stop sending money everywhere in the world and use it here to help our own.

Oh and drill for oil in Alaska.
I agree with both!
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Duplicate threads are a good thing.

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Old 06-18-08, 06:27 PM
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When there's a group spiritual thing, it may be Church, or Circle, or a Soul Dance, I don't think there is any need to "send healing energy to the world" or something like that.

Let them gather their own healing energy, dammit. I'm doing this for people I know. I don't pray for vague benefits for unknown "people suffering overseas".

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Old 06-18-08, 06:30 PM
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Originally Posted by kvrdave
We spend too much education money on "special needs" kids that will never be able to hold a burger flipping job after 13 years of school and hundreds of thousand of dollars. I know their parents love them and want the best for them, but that money should go for funding of general education.

There, I said it. That is not popular, but I believe it. What is your unpopular opinion?

Mandatory tube-tying of mothers on welfare.

stem cell generated organ factories
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Old 06-18-08, 06:32 PM
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More money for schools won't fix things.
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Old 06-18-08, 06:34 PM
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We should start shooting Mexicans when they illegally cross the border.

How else are they going to learn?
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Old 06-18-08, 06:42 PM
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Wow, rough stuff.

My unpopular opinion is that McDonalds makes some damn tasty fast food.
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Old 06-18-08, 06:43 PM
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The national welfare program has done nothing but lead to greater societal problems.
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Old 06-18-08, 07:11 PM
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Death row inmates should receive one appeal within six months of sentencing. If their sentence is not overturned they should be executed within 24 hours and their organs should be donated. Belonging to a gang and/or tagging should be a capital offence.

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Old 06-18-08, 07:12 PM
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Sending food to starving countries when we have our own starving people is an absolute shame, unless it's for a short period due to a tragedy.
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Old 06-18-08, 07:18 PM
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My unpopular opinion is that this thread is indeed quite useful, despite the lack of pics.
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Old 06-18-08, 07:28 PM
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That early 80's New Wave was one of the high points in the history of rock music.
Totally agree, in fact I've been on a massive Joy Division kick lately!
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