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Talk:Michael T. Snyder

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Oh man, I love this guy. "MONEY = DEBT!! THE GUMMINT BORROWS MONEY FROM THE FED!!!" No shit, Sherlock. You just discovered an accounting identity. "BUT ITS EEEEBIL!!!!!!!!" Nebuchadnezzar (talk) 20:47, 19 April 2011 (UTC)

Yeah, same here. I kind of wonder about him. The education he claims to have is from pretty good schools, while his arguments often would fail the laugh test in very basic mathematics or accounting courses. Very few people work hard in tough schools to get a great high paying job as a lawyer, and then suddenly move across the entire continent to rant and rave on the internet. Unless they have a complete psychotic breakdown or are lying about their past. ~~Subsound~~ 16:22, 20 April 2011 (UTC)

Birth Date[edit]

Where did the author of this article get the information on Snyder's birth date? The article, as written at the time of this edit, gives October 9, 1989 as the birth date, but Snyder contradicts this emphatically on his clog/webshite, insisting he was born in 1970. Given his statements denying the credibility of any website that states his birth date incorrectly, I'm removing the info on his birth date from the article for the time being until someone can find clear proof of his actual birth date.

-Someone who plans to get a RationalWiki account in the near future if he can stop procrastinating ;-P | (talk) 07:33, 6 September 2013 (UTC)

The date was added in March by an anonymous editor, and apparently the edit either passed unnoticed, or nobody bothered to verify.
It shouldn't have been included anyway - RW is not an encyclopedia and dates of birth/death are usually irrelevant to the topics it's interested in. When it's necessary for historical context to provide the epoch when a person lived, just the years are enough.--ZooGuard (talk) 09:57, 6 September 2013 (UTC)