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pointster



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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 9:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

As far as replying to posts with more bullets than a San Antonio firing range on Sam Houston's birthday: Google "Gish Gallop" .
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windoggie



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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 10:47 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thanks for the google suggestion pointster. Never knew it had a name.
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frederick23



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PostPosted: Wed Feb 12, 2014 11:11 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I may have "gished".
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boggsman1



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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 10:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

gish gallop.....er
http://www.infowars.com/panicked-shoppers-fight-over-food-amid-snowpocalypse/
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mac



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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 11:00 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

An educational moment for Mac:

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As far as replying to posts with more bullets than a San Antonio firing range on Sam Houston's birthday: Google "Gish Gallop" .


Now we have a name for the lies orchestrated by folks like Steven Milloy. Lies developed initially to sow confusion about the toxicity of cigarette smoke, and repeated here in defense of DDT, coal, and creationism.

Not content to wage war on women, minorities and the poor, the right has declared war on truth and the environment.
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isobars



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PostPosted: Thu Feb 13, 2014 4:29 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

If my goals were met with nine solid bullets, I'd reexamine my goals.
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