[ExI] Yet another health care debate.

Fred C. Moulton moulton at moulton.com
Tue Sep 23 15:50:54 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-09-23 at 01:19 -0500, Damien Broderick wrote:
> At 10:34 PM 9/22/2008 -0700, Fred wrote:
> >On Mon, 2008-09-22 at 16:56 +0100, BillK wrote:
> > > 4) Extreme libertarians do, from time to time, bring up the 
> > suggestion [...]
> >
> >The implication that there is a logical connection between
> >libertarianism and the opinion that all of the poor, mentally disabled,
> >physically disabled, etc should fall by the wayside is just wrong.
> There is no such implication in BillK's words above. What part of 
> "extreme," "do, from time to time" and "suggestion" do you suppose 
> imply "a logical connection"? At most, there's a mocking rhetorical 
> gesture in that general direction.

Then you would have no objection if the phrase was re-written as
"Extreme Socialists"?

Or how about "Extreme science fiction authors"?

Is the quality of this list helped more my "mocking rhetorical gestures"
or by honest discussion?


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