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Old 07-09-2020, 04:20 PM   #201
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Gay marriage cost people nothing, at the end of the day. Defunding the police and addressing inequality in incomg/healthcare/housing, which greatly impacts black communities, is quite a larger leap for white liberals to make. White liberal politicians have always been willing to follow the culture on social issues. Issues that impact the economy are quite another thing. You can only do so much through sloganeering. Real change? I'll believe it when I see it. Color me very skeptical that much actually comes about from this with real impact.


Use your vote. That’s how things change in a democracy.
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Old 07-09-2020, 04:21 PM   #202
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Right. Literally nothing else has happened these past few weeks than DeBlasio painting the sidewalk.
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Use your vote. That’s how things change in a democracy.
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Right. Literally nothing else has happened these past few weeks than DeBlasio painting the sidewalk.
Yup
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Old 07-09-2020, 04:31 PM   #204
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let's hope he can't try and stall this.
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Hahahahaaaaa!

We have to be totally on guard etc but yes.....
Hahahahaaaaa!

Wouldn't NV be in bold, too? Or much less population in relationship to NM, MN ?
I just bolded those two because Biden is up like almost 15 points in both of those. The rest are probably single digits, but I'm guessing NV is getting closer to double digits by now.
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In a tight election, 20 votes could matter!
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I just bolded those two because Biden is up like almost 15 points in both of those. The rest are probably single digits, but I'm guessing NV is getting closer to double digits by now.
Got it.
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In a tight election, 20 votes could matter!
Hell, yeah!

It can come down to that in some district, or county!
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this is fucking insane

https://twitter.com/nixonron/status/1281519109172232192
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US Politics XXIV: Your Country Sucks

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So happy we bailed out pedophiles

And quite the grift going too. Pay no taxes by law and get billions
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Use your vote. That’s how things change in a democracy.
The primary was decided before I had an opportunity to do so. Things don't change because they're designed not to.
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This is just so pathetic and sad. Trump keeps bringing up how he "aced a cognitive test" at Walter Reid. Which going by what we know, most likely means he did quite poorly.

Trump on Cognitive Tests: I actually took one.. and I proved I was all there because I aced it... I took it at Walter Reed Medical Center in front of doctors and they were very surprised. They said that’s an unbelievable thing, rarely does anyone do what you just did

Sooooo... First, they were surprised. LOL.
And Second, the test had questions like "Is this a picture of a giraffe, a tiger or a rhinoceros?" and "Make the clock say 11:45"

And no, I'm not joking. That's real.
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The primary was decided before I had an opportunity to do so. Things don't change because they're designed not to.
Things not changing the way you specifically want them to, as quickly as you think they should (even though our whole political system is set up for slow, divided branches, checks and balances change) does not mean that change doesn't happen.
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Things not changing the way you specifically want them to, as quickly as you think they should (even though our whole political system is set up for slow, divided branches, checks and balances change) does not mean that change doesn't happen.
This is ridiculous framing. By saying "specifically the way you want them to," you cast aside income inequality, health injustice, and climate change as three personal issues that I'm selfishly and petulantly annoyed aren't going my way. As opposed to three issues that are killing people and ruining many lives.
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Also, hey! Remember when Ilhan Omar was smeared as an anti-semite for saying that there was a financial incentive for politicians to side with Israel against Palestine?

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Things not changing the way you specifically want them to, as quickly as you think they should (even though our whole political system is set up for slow, divided branches, checks and balances change) does not mean that change doesn't happen.
i wonder if this forum will ever get off the cheap "JD is a sore loser bernie bro" narrative at some point and actually pay attention to the very valid points he's been making.
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The primary was decided before I had an opportunity to do so. Things don't change because they're designed not to.


I’m sorry your candidate is bad at winning elections. Making excuses for his poor performance degrades his ideas, and is likely not something he’d appreciate, nor is blaming “the system” when you don’t get your way.

At least you have the ability to make up for it this fall and cast a meaningful vote. Not all of us are as privileged as you are to live in a swing state where your vote counts so much more than mine. It’s quite exciting that you have the opportunity to exercise real political power.
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i wonder if this forum will ever get off the cheap "JD is a sore loser bernie bro" narrative at some point and actually pay attention to the very valid points he's been making.
Let's wait a bit and test out this theo--
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I’m sorry your candidate is bad at winning elections. Making excuses for his poor performance degrades his ideas, and is likely not something he’d appreciate, nor is blaming “the system” when you don’t get your way.

At least you have the ability to make up for it this fall and cast a meaningful vote. Not all of us are as privileged as you are to live in a swing state where your vote counts so much more than mine. It’s quite exciting that you have the opportunity to exercise real political power.
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This is ridiculous framing. By saying "specifically the way you want them to," you cast aside income inequality, health injustice, and climate change as three personal issues that I'm selfishly and petulantly annoyed aren't going my way. As opposed to three issues that are killing people and ruining many lives.


You’re right. Problems are easily identified and solved. We already know what the solutions are.

The problem is that people with different options or approaches are evil.
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You’re right. Problems are easily identified and solved. We already know what the solutions are.

The problem is that people with different options or approaches are evil.
I didn't say that, but you only know how to interpret everything I say in whatever light alllows you to smugly sneer at me. I think you respond to me in a manner that isn't dripping with pure contempt and condescension once every six months or so? Enough time that I'd have to do some real digging to find a reply to me that wasn't in incredibly bad faith. The gist is always that all my motivations are selfish, petty grievances and your motivations are the compassionate and rational ones.

I do remember a time that I really respected you.
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