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Re: Everything Is Great Again

Postby The Original BJ » Fri May 05, 2017 12:53 pm

I think the most terrifying thing I read yesterday was a Tweet suggesting that the GOP is currently acting like a party that does not anticipate having free and fair elections ever again.

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Re: Everything Is Great Again

Postby Sabin » Fri May 05, 2017 12:05 pm

I'm reading a lot of articles titled "Democrats confident about their ability to block Trump's legislation" and "Democrats confident about their chances in 2018."

In the past year, I've developed a fear of sentences that begin with the words "Democrats confident about..."
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Re: Everything Is Great Again

Postby Sonic Youth » Thu May 04, 2017 11:43 pm

I could have done without the singing. Still, better that than the fiddling all the Neros in the Republican party are doing.
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Re: Everything Is Great Again

Postby Sabin » Thu May 04, 2017 2:21 pm

House Democrats started chanting "Na, na, na, na/Hey hey/Goodbye" as Republicans passed Repeal & Replacement.

Hope they're right.
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Re: Everything Is Great Again

Postby Big Magilla » Fri Apr 21, 2017 5:44 am

This one is right in Trump's backyard, the state where he's spent all his down time since becoming president.

It's in the same vein as ICE deporting mothers of young children including special needs kids, and now registered dreamers.

The ten-year-old autistic kid is obviously a handful, but the incident in which he kicked the teacher's aid because he or she frightened him occurred last November. He was suspended for six months. His mother was asked to bring him to his special needs school for testing so they would know where to place him when his suspension ends next month. The cops were waiting to arrest him on a felony warrant on a complaint filed by the school unbeknownst to the mother in November. He was hauled off in handcuffs, thinking his mother was part of the conspiracy.

First they came for the fathers, then the mothers, then the kids of the "illegals", now they're going for the less-than-perfect kids. It reeks of Nazi Germany.
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Re: Everything Is Great Again

Postby Sonic Youth » Thu Apr 20, 2017 7:21 pm

Come on. There have ALWAYS been stories like these.
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Re: Everything Is Great Again

Postby Big Magilla » Thu Apr 20, 2017 5:17 pm

Is this what life is going to be like in Trump's America from now on?

http://thefreethoughtproject.com/10yo-a ... ed-school/
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Re: Everything Is Great Again

Postby Sabin » Wed Apr 19, 2017 4:40 pm

When I said I FUCKING HOPE THAT RACIST, SEXIST ASSHOLE IS GONE BEFORE SUMMER...I meant Donald Trump, but this is cool too.
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Re: Everything Is Great Again

Postby Sabin » Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:55 pm

It means he can get on the airwaves and continue to normalize his presidency. And every day we get more and more used to this guy, the harder it's going to be to get him out of office. I don't care how long Watergate took. I am done overestimating the attention span of the American people.
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Re: Everything Is Great Again

Postby Big Magilla » Tue Apr 18, 2017 5:18 pm

Sabin wrote:Because that's the one our President tweeted so it's all across the internet.

And that means what, exactly?
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Re: Everything Is Great Again

Postby Sabin » Tue Apr 18, 2017 4:13 pm

Because that's the one our President tweeted so it's all across the internet.
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Re: Everything Is Great Again

Postby Big Magilla » Tue Apr 18, 2017 1:31 pm

He's probably at 50% of the old farts they poll, but every other poll has him 39-40% - so why pay attention to Rasmussen when, as you note, their polling tactics are outdated?
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Re: Everything Is Great Again

Postby Sabin » Tue Apr 18, 2017 11:24 am

The latest Rassmussen poll has Trump at 50% approval. Rassmussen's polling tactics are outdated and their 2016 predictions were Clinton 322, Trump 216; 50-50 Senate; GOP holds House, so I don't know why they fucking matter anymore, but we are a gross country that likes entertainment and Trump stayed on TV for as long as he did for a reason.

http://m.rasmussenreports.com/public_co ... rack_apr18
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Re: Everything Is Great Again

Postby Big Magilla » Sun Apr 16, 2017 10:59 am

Why one Republican voted to kill privacy rules: “Nobody has to use the Internet”

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/201 ... aker-says/
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Re: Everything Is Great Again

Postby Heksagon » Fri Apr 14, 2017 3:19 am

Sabin wrote: He can take away their healthcare

Actually, he can't take away their health care :D Maybe you should say "he can try".


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