[eDebate] Plants v. Putin

Calum Matheson u.hrair
Tue May 13 15:45:55 CDT 2008


Nazi.


On Tue, May 13, 2008 at 3:36 PM, Samuel Maurer <chairman.maurer at gmail.com>
wrote:

> well then...
>
> ...got those xylem cites???
>
>
> On 4/23/08, Calum Matheson <u.hrair at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > I am preoccupied with topic wording research and work for the high
> school
> > team I assist, so I don't have enough time to write a lengthy response.
>  I
> > think that Russell, Rubaie, etc. have done a good job of this.  I would
> just
> > like to make a few short observations.
> >
> > 1.       Do you know what xylem is?  It is a type of transport tissue
> found
> > in vascular plants.  The most familiar example is wood.  It transports
> sap
> > by transpirational pull and root pressure.  Would you like to learn
> more?
> > Vote for agriculture.
> >
> > Do you know what the "dead hand is?"  It is an automated nuclear system
> > designed to destroy the world if Moscow is ever attacked.  It would
> launch
> > special radio communication rockets with the phrase "God created the
> Earth
> > in seven days; Russia will destroy it in an hour."  This would lock the
> > override codes in Soviet missiles, directing them to preprogrammed
> targets
> > around the world, wiping out the memory of humanity forever in a storm
> of
> > radioactive fire.  Would you like to learn more?  Vote for Russia.
> >
> > 2.       In the 1983 made for TV movie "The Day After," Russia launches
> a
> > nuclear attack on Lawrence, Kansas.  I believe that Kansas' opposition
> to
> > the Russia topic stems from an irrational fear of Russian glory inspired
> by
> > this movie.  Please disregard everything that they have written, as
> their
> > residence in Kansas also explains their love of agriculture.  Of course
> they
> > want to make us all talk about corn.
> >
> > 3.       Dozens of consecutive posts have conceded an argument from my
> April
> > 5 post "Russia?Why We Fight."   Here I claimed that no one hates Nazis
> more
> > than the Soviets did (I'm going to abandon the pretense of calling them
> > "Russians" from now on).  They hate Nazis, and you hate them.  By the
> > transitive property of equality, you love Nazis.  I would write the rest
> of
> > this post in German for you, but the heroic sacrifices of the Red Army
> > guaranteed that I never needed to learn the language.
> >
> > The Russians are coming, Soldaten.  Say hello to your Ostheer comrades
> in
> > hell.  This one's for you, Marshal Zhukov.
> >
> > Calum
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>
> --
> Samuel A. Maurer
> Director of Debate
> Emporia State University
>
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