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  1. Thread: Ilhan Omar

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    It could easily be that he has had to explain...

    It could easily be that he has had to explain basic concepts while you try and make it into a morals thing about taking others $. A tax system seen as morals taking others stuff seems like someone...
  2. Thread: Ilhan Omar

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    I think it is more like some people think we...

    I think it is more like some people think we should use some of our tax $ to make sure kids in need have healthy meals at school and others have just been very very strongly against that idea.
  3. Thread: Ilhan Omar

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    how would you actually fix it though?

    how would you actually fix it though?
  4. Thread: Ilhan Omar

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    Yes so as I said the key is you are just focusing...

    Yes so as I said the key is you are just focusing on the cost, others are focusing on the health aspect and what is best for the kids. I agree you can't go overboard but a healthy option for food...
  5. Thread: Ilhan Omar

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    First of all there is a difference between adults...

    First of all there is a difference between adults making their own decisions and kids and there is also a difference between being given a substitute for $ to buy your own food and being given either...
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    It seems like more and more this is the attitude...

    It seems like more and more this is the attitude we are seeing too and it isn't on just one side.
  7. Thread: Ilhan Omar

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    What do you mean? Government is all over tons and...

    What do you mean? Government is all over tons and tons of subjective problems lol. Many many political topics do not have a clear objective answer there is most often nuance.

    Even so, objectively...
  8. Thread: Ilhan Omar

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    I don't think anyone is against the idea that...

    I don't think anyone is against the idea that they should change regardless of how outsiders view the free food. If someone is starving they shouldn't be told not to eat something because it won't be...
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    Yes it is all relative, which is why people...

    Yes it is all relative, which is why people shouldn't have to live like many many years in the past. It might have worked then but it isn't a legitimate choice now to live in the same ways. We should...
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    People have always wanted to take advantage of...

    People have always wanted to take advantage of the normal luxuries society partakes in instead of living like the times of the past. The difference is that is no longer as possible and the numbers we...
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    I mean we just disagree about legitimate choices...

    I mean we just disagree about legitimate choices it seems like but yes I am pointing out how now in order to live a "normal" life it is much harder because wages haven't kept up. You can just tell...
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    People are pointing out how much harder it is...

    People are pointing out how much harder it is these days given the rising expenses but stagnant wages.

    You can say well you just will have to not enjoy life as much and either work many more...
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    Ya I think that is what she is playing at as...

    Ya I think that is what she is playing at as well, I hope she is a little better than Obama/Biden but don't think it will be too far off either.
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    Rent was what the numbers were focused on I...

    Rent was what the numbers were focused on I thought and in the modern day you often need reliable transportation to earn enough. People need a place to live and often need a way to make it a certain...
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    That is what makes her the middle ground...

    That is what makes her the middle ground candidate/why establishment still likes her.

    I agree on the charisma but I far prefer a candidate with policy over a candidate like Biden who is simply...
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    She would be better than Biden/Trump and actually...

    She would be better than Biden/Trump and actually be focused on policy, if she would win is another story but comparatively she might be the best realistic option when it comes time to choose.
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    Which is why so many see Warren as the middle...

    Which is why so many see Warren as the middle ground. She focuses on decent policy but isn't as far left as Sanders keeping enough establishment dem types happy.
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    Wages should have been increasing as the cost of...

    Wages should have been increasing as the cost of living has increased (like housing and transportation as you mentioned). The only way people have kept up is by working far more (two incomes etc) but...
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    That is basically what I just said isn't it? We...

    That is basically what I just said isn't it? We have more expenses like housing/transportation etc. forcing a 2nd worker and making things tougher and tougher. Wages should have been growing but it...
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    Yes so people have a much higher cost of living...

    Yes so people have a much higher cost of living but are getting paid a similar amount, forcing two incomes to keep up. That is the problem wages haven't kept up to costs over time if people are...
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    I believe the data you are looking at had already...

    I believe the data you are looking at had already converted the $ into todays standards possibly? I don't think the average rent was that high in the 40's (closer to $50)...

    That chart is showing...
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    I agree, there are pretty obvious points against...

    I agree, there are pretty obvious points against 1/2/4 on his list and deregulation isn't really a +/- without explaining the specifics anyways.

    I am against the current immigration stances while...
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    Who the POTUS is matters a lot and hopefully more...

    Who the POTUS is matters a lot and hopefully more and more people are realizing this.

    We can't whine and complain about politicians and corruption etc. while voting for politicians like this at...
  24. Thread: Ilhan Omar

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    Some of the arguments/anti muslim stances have...

    Some of the arguments/anti muslim stances have been ridiculous with many not applying the same logic towards other groups (and no one ever answers when I ask it about a different ideology/identity)....
  25. Thread: Ilhan Omar

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    The interpretation of an amendment changing is...

    The interpretation of an amendment changing is one possible way to look at it though.

    Either way the point is that you are arguing from a fixed way of looking at this but others are pointing out...
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