Everything Is Great and Amazing

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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Sabin » Fri Jan 26, 2018 9:18 pm

I don’t think any match-up this early out is to be taken seriously. But if our best candidates are two near-octogenarians and Oprah, we suck.
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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Greg » Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:36 pm

flipp525 wrote:Oh awesome. Let’s just hand the GOP another victory in 2020. That narcissistic old bag needs to just go away. And take Lady Jane with him.


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Trump loses to Biden, Sanders, and Oprah in a hypothetical 2020 matchup:

"A CNN poll conducted by SSRS surveyed respondents about three general-election matchups. Former Vice President Joe Biden beats Trump 57 percent to 40 percent. Former presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) runs ahead of Trump 55 to 42 percent, and Oprah Winfrey leads against Trump 51 to 42 percent."

https://www.vox.com/2018/1/23/16924114/ ... -elections
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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Sabin » Fri Jan 26, 2018 6:12 pm

You’re right. The last thing Democrats want to do is nominate somebody who does well with independents.

I’m mostly kidding. Bernie would have my vote only because getting both houses is within reach and he’s not an incrementalist. Pretty sure I’ve posted this notion here before but Democrats only seem to win when we bring in people of color AND independents. Is there anybody who can do both?

Maybe Tee can tell us. Does North and South Korea reunifying count as The Foreign Military Success key?

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So, like Scarborough says, some of them have basically "sold their souls" ... but for what? If Trump goes down, so will they. Now's the time for those who still have a conscience to stand up to Trump.

Or, like Scott Walker, they could just suspend elections all together. Trump isn’t the problem. He’s a symptom. This has been brewing on the right for ages. I have no respect for anybody who is just calling Trump a racist now when they could’ve stopped him two years ago when he announced his candidacy. But I’ll take what i can get.
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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby The Original BJ » Fri Jan 26, 2018 5:50 pm

criddic3 wrote:Now's the time for those who still have a conscience to stand up to Trump.


No, no, no. That was years ago.

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Postby criddic3 » Fri Jan 26, 2018 5:10 pm

Bog wrote:Wonder what Fox news is covering right now...


I don't even get Fox on my cable package anymore, but I do get some stuff in my Facebook newsfeed. There's an hilarious recent moment that MSNBC's Joe Scarborough picked up on when Sean Hannity tried to defend President Trump on the reports he had ordered Robert Mueller fired to stop the investigation Mueller is heading. At first Hannity tried to say it was "fake news," but then Fox News researchers told him they confirmed the reports to be true. So he makes some quick reference to "doesn't the president have the right to fire anyone he wants" and then he turned it over to -- wait for it-- a car crash on some highway! Scarborough and his panel on MSNBC were all in disbelief, laughing on the air.

Hard-core conservatives and some other Republicans don't know how to handle Trump as a political matter. They know he's a mess and they know he's unpopular, but they want to pass their agenda. So, like Scarborough says, some of them have basically "sold their souls" ... but for what? If Trump goes down, so will they. Now's the time for those who still have a conscience to stand up to Trump.
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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby flipp525 » Fri Jan 26, 2018 1:41 pm

Oh awesome. Let’s just hand the GOP another victory in 2020. That narcissistic old bag needs to just go away. And take Lady Jane with him.
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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Greg » Fri Jan 26, 2018 1:06 pm

Bernie Sanders summons team to discuss 2020:

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/01/ ... ing-368148
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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Precious Doll » Fri Jan 26, 2018 4:23 am

Everything going on in the U.S. is happening in various forms across most countries.

Look at what has been going on in Yemen while the rest of the mankind just carries on it's merry way to self destruction.

The world feels like it's falling apart in slow motion. I sometimes think is is because I'm getting 'old' but I don't ever recall such chaos and disorder. The biggest problem the world faces is climate change but no more than baby steps are being made to address it and I fear we have passed the point of no return.
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Re: Everything Is Great and Amazing

Postby Big Magilla » Thu Jan 25, 2018 11:59 pm

I find it harder and harder to watch the news. Local news is full of local murders and other cruelties. MSNBC and CNN spend all day and night talking about the latest 3 or 4 things Trump and the Republicans have done that one would think would shock their supporters into waking up, yet nothing happens to change things.

I think Trump wants the Mueller investigation to end regardless of the outcome. No matter what the investigation finds, he's got enough support in Congress for impeachment proceedings to go nowhere. The only hope for a sane outcome is for the Democrats to win big in November and start the process next January, but even that is not guaranteed.

Between the congressional revival of McCarthyism albeit against the FBI and the Hollywood scandals putting the kibosh on everything the public turns a blind eye to with Trump, we're back in the early 1950s. With the threat of nuclear war with North Korea, I wonder how long it will be before schools re-institute the get-under-your-desk drills, the bombs are coming drills, that were a staple of the times.
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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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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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