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  1. Dec 2023
    1. it's a miracle actually it's not you know even if somebody's copying something it doesn't mean it's not America it could still be a miracle I'm not precluding a miracle there I'm just saying somebody copied

      [Laughter] Said, "Yeah, okay. It's a miracle." And I said, "Actually, it's not— you know, even if somebody's copying something, it doesn't mean it's not a miracle. It could still be a miracle. I'm not precluding a miracle there. I'm just saying somebody copied.

      NB: this isn't logically consistent.

  2. Sep 2016
    1. harming workers, families, security and public finances in both countries.

      Starting off with a darker image of the damage that has been done so that the reader may ask "What can be done?"

    1. It is an outdated burden on the Cuban people.  It's a burden on the Americans who want to work and do business or invest here in Cuba.  It's time to lift the embargo.

      This a use of "Begging the Question", or circular reasoning because it asserts that [the embargo] is a burden on the Cuban people, and goes on to invoke that it likewise impedes Americans. But is the embargo actually burdensome to either populations? It is not addressed.