Everything Is Great and Amazing

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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Bog » Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:17 pm

Wonder what Fox news is covering right now...God help them if some "illegal" voter didn't sneak into the country and spontaneously murder a pregnant white woman.

Ohhhhh duh Senator Obama took a photo with Farrakhan ....all is well in under a rock town

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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby The Original BJ » Thu Jan 25, 2018 10:47 pm

UM. :shock:

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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Precious Doll » Sat Jan 13, 2018 11:47 pm

Big Magilla wrote:Precious, do you get CNN International or some similar U.S. News channel?



Along with the BCC, CNN is only available via cable TV, which I don't subscribe to. Of course we hear the appalling daily comments Trumps on the news.
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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Okri » Sat Jan 13, 2018 9:48 pm

Okri wrote:FFS.


Well, looks like I posted that too soon.

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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Big Magilla » Sat Jan 13, 2018 8:29 am

Precious, do you get CNN International or some similar U.S. News channel?

It's mentioned all the time. The latest is that Trump won't sign a DACA agreement or any other immigration reform without funding for the wall, which is no longer expected to be paid for by Mexico. His supporters love it. After Thursday's shitstorm, he allegedly spent hours calling his supporters who backed him for telling it how it is.

I wish they'd build a wall around Trump Tower, Mira-Lago and all of Trump's other ownings and let no one in or out after an emergency evacuation order.
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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Precious Doll » Sat Jan 13, 2018 7:47 am

Any update on how the promised wall between Mexico and the US going?

Haven't seen or heard a things about it since Trumps election victory.
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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Big Magilla » Sat Jan 13, 2018 5:55 am

I don't think anything can top former Mexican president Vincente Fox's comment that the biggest shithole is Trump's mouth.

It won't happen, but it would be a fitting end to him to be run out of office for this and be known forevermore as "the shithole president."
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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Sabin » Sat Jan 13, 2018 12:12 am

I went off of Facebook today. I have a heavy and exciting work load to finish by the end of the month, and to be perfectly honest, I don't need this shit.

I am in favor of opposing President Trump at every turn, but this isn't news. It doesn't help anybody. It doesn't inform anybody. It only hurts the world. We already know President Trump is a racist. He was a racist before he ran for President, he was a racist while running for President, and he's a racist now. His comments about "shit hole countries" don't strike me as substantially more evil than saying "all Haitians have AIDS." I appreciate the desire to once and for all denounce this man as a racist instead of racially charged or vulgar in the media...but I blame the media for not doing it two years ago and cutting off his fucking mic then.

I think our President is a narcissist who feeds off of negative attention. I think he's a plenty awful person on his own, but I think social media and the presidency are a terrible mix for him.
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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Okri » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:58 pm

Yeah and everything else that happened this week. Honestly, I'm just exhausted.

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Postby Mister Tee » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:57 pm

Sabin wrote:Haha, the "shit hole countries" comment?

He could be referring to just about anything from the past 48 hours. (Or 2-1/2 years, I guess.)

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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Sabin » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:43 pm

Haha, the "shit hole countries" comment?
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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Okri » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:30 pm

FFS.

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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Big Magilla » Sun Dec 31, 2017 6:26 pm

I was speaking of a younger Joe Biden in terms of style - it doesn't have to be a white guy or a guy at all, but it has to be someone who can appeal to voters across the spectrum. Biden at 78, Sanders at 79, Warren at 71 - following 75-year-old Trump is going to be a tough sell. 51-year-old Cory Booker would be the perfect age. 56-year-old Harris and 54-year-old Gllibrand would also be in range, but neither one is that well-known on the national stage at the moment.
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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Sabin » Sun Dec 31, 2017 5:26 pm

Big Magilla wrote
As to who emerges in 2020, it would be a mistake for the Democrats to look for another TV star, movie star or blowhard millionaire just as it would be to go for someone with a one-note agenda such as the #metoo movement. If you look at the Dems who won the top 2017 races in Virginia and Alabama, the one thing they have in common is that they're bland. Joe Biden fits the pattern, but he will be 78 on inauguration day. What they need to do is find a younger Joe Biden if one can stand out from the crowd enough to get noticed.

Why would a younger Joe Biden work if a younger Joe Biden never pulled in a single delegate in any race?

I don't think the #MeToo movement is a one-note agenda, but the left is divided right now about priorities in ways that I think some on this board might not be clued into. Whatever mental distress Trump's presidency has caused for us on this board, there are women out there who live in a state of everyday panic. And that warrants some real empathy.

In the wake of a Trump presidency, the idea of nominating another white guy seems repugnant. Which leaves candidates like Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, and Elizabeth Warren. On the other end of the spectrum, the progressive left still sees voting for anyone who takes money as a sin. Which leaves candidates like Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and Sherrod Brown (if he can survive his reelection race, and with the knowledge that his first wife charged him with domestic abuse, I suspect he won't).

So, does that leave Elizabeth Warren? Or (obviously more likely) do we just not see the race now? I guess what I'm trying to say is the Democratic party never truly rallied behind Hillary. They had a big split down the center. And I'm afraid they're going to have more than one schism in three years.
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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Big Magilla » Sun Dec 31, 2017 3:48 pm

I am so sick of hearing about this guy that I don't just want him to stop being president and the de facto leader of the free world. I want him to go away and not be heard from again.

Was it only last year when year-end news shows went through the top ten news stories of the year from all over the world? Now it's the top ten Trump stories of the year.

If the Mueller investigation concludes prior to the mid-term elections, unless there is conclusive evidence that Trump "did it", chances are the Republican congress will do nothing. Even if they do, we get Pence whose "God believes in me as much as I believe in God" bullshit is just as sickening. The only saving grace is that he won't be all over the news all the time.

If the Mueller investigation ends after the mid-terms, and the Democrats win big, it's still a gamble whether the lame duck Republicans will support impeachment - although it's possible they may as a form of revenge.

If, however, the Mueller investigation condludes once the new congress is in place with the Democrats in charge (which is not a certainty), he'll either be gone or rendered impotent when the New Democratic Congress, which will hopefully have learned its lessons, does to Trump what the Republican Congress did to Obama.

As to who emerges in 2020, it would be a mistake for the Democrats to look for another TV star, movie star or blowhard millionaire just as it would be to go for someone with a one-note agenda such as the #metoo movement. If you look at the Dems who won the top 2017 races in Virginia and Alabama, the one thing they have in common is that they're bland. Joe Biden fits the pattern, but he will be 78 on inauguration day. What they need to do is find a younger Joe Biden if one can stand out from the crowd enough to get noticed.
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