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I'm married to the greatest human being alive, and the only one who is to the left of me politically.

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Updated on March 28, 2012 at 5:29 PM

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Re: “Mueller report includes admission by Sarah Huckabee Sanders that she lied about Comey firing

That first paragraph is a Charlie Pierce-level takedown. Nice.

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Posted by Archaeopteryx on 04/18/2019 at 5:20 PM

Re: “Lawsuit challenges limit on campaign contributions. Hmmmm

"Somebody's gotta lose."

Yeah. Citizens of Arkansas.

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Posted by Archaeopteryx on 04/09/2019 at 3:05 PM

Re: “Shop Walmart! LGBT people welcome.

"this controversial issue"

Nah, it's not controversial any more to anyone but a bunch of homophobic nutjobs.

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Posted by Archaeopteryx on 02/27/2019 at 12:35 PM

Re: “The South rises again: Confederate symbolism preserved on state flag

The Arkansas state flag is just a Confederate battle flag cut in two down the middle with the two sides swapped. I'm sure that's just a coincidence.

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Posted by Archaeopteryx on 02/27/2019 at 12:31 PM

Re: “A fee for bird-watching? French Hill has an idea for Game and Fish

Sound Policy has it exactly right. Also remember that hunters and fishermen are paying all the same sales taxes that you do, on top of fees imposed specifically on them.

ETA: Why doesn't my iPhone put in apostrophes when I type them in? I don't want people to think I'm some sort of punctuation heathen!

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Posted by Archaeopteryx on 02/25/2019 at 12:17 PM

Re: “A fee for bird-watching? French Hill has an idea for Game and Fish

Im not a hunter. I am an avid birder. I also understand the importance of hunting to finance conservation work which benefits both game animals and non-game animals and plants. It hardly seems fair to make hunters shoulder the entire load, and when you do, you can expect the focus of wildlife management to be strictly on game species. I buy a duck stamp every year, even though I dont hunt. I pay an entry fee at federal wildlife refuges, even though I dont hunt. You can hammer French Hill for a lot of reasons, but this proposal isnt unreasonable.

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Posted by Archaeopteryx on 02/25/2019 at 10:54 AM

Re: “Know your history? Survey says most don't, particularly in Arkansas

100%, but I got a minor in history in college.

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Posted by Archaeopteryx on 02/18/2019 at 12:09 PM

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