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User:Wet Walnuts

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This user has specialized experience in American Law.
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This user is stuck in the middle.
Open book 01.png "The choice is not between order and liberty. It is between liberty with order and anarchy without either."

- Robert H. Jackson

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This user's Political Compass coordinates are (-2.62,-3.64).
Anti communist.png This user is strictly opposed to Communism.
George w bush.jpeg This user thinks President George W. Bush was not very good.
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This user thinks there is a lot more to the world than this.
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This user is concerned about the environment.
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This user believes in the right to bear frickin' sweet guns.
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This user believes in equal rights for gay men & women: let's hear it for Lawrence v. Texas!
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This user supports the legalization of The Herb, otherwise known as sweet leaf, reefer, or left-handed cigarette.
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"We are all atheists about most of the gods that humanity has ever believed in. Some of us just go one god further."
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This user believes all religions are a form of psychosocial control and are therefore inherently bad for you.
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"That which can be asserted without evidence can be dismissed without evidence."
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This user is a Wikipedian
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This user does not believe so called "faith" can contend with modern science.
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This user thinks doctors are more authoritative about medical issues than lawyers.
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This user is a metalhead!
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This user thinks
cows are tasty.
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This user likes goats, when prepared properly.

A little about me:

I recently graduated law school. I am currently a graduate student in public policy. I went back to school because A) practicing law sucks and is no fun, and B) there are very few decent jobs to be found in law right now.

I'm an atheist, but not particularly militant about it. I just would rather not see religious fundamentalists (be they Christian, Islamic, or otherwise) take over the world.

I am opposed to all forms of political extremism, left and right. Which means that I dislike Communism, Anarchism, Libertarianism, Dominionism, Fascism, Naziism, and various other forms of wingnuttery. It seems to me that the most successful societies utilized mixed economies which are responsive to the needs of the population, while simultaneously protecting basic civil and economic liberties. I also think the United States could use some sort of universal public health care system.

I listen to heavy metal music (particularly thrash metal and death metal), noise rock, lots of old classic rock from the 1960s and 70s, and some jazz & classical music.

I like reading non-fiction, because I'm a nerd. I am especially interested in history, economics, geology, law, and politics.

Contributions[edit]

I began the articles on Ron Paul and Dick Armey. Please add to them.

I also started the article on the Cloward-Piven Strategy.