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Old 08-28-2017, 04:11 PM   #141
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Donald Trump pardoned noted racist Joe Arpaio as a hurricane was approaching Texas because the ratings would be high.

He's a fucking piece of trash.
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You forgot to add torturer
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Very fine people on both sides...
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It has simply become harder for any person in the lower classes or lower middle class to improve their station in life in America, regardless of race. There is less social upward mobility, due in large part to trickle down economics and the concentration of wealth in the hands of a few. There has been far less emphasis on educational assistance, and the result has been a stagnation of economic advancement. Blaming the immigrant population is a simplistic solution to complex economic factors. In addition, limiting the voting rights of the black population is unlikely to help them advance.
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Also, I certainly believe that a black person (or any person) can be a racist. My point was that, lacking power, their acts of racism will have a more limited "lashing out" sort of quality. I'm sorry if I was unclear.
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It has simply become harder for any person in the lower classes or lower middle class to improve their station in life in America, regardless of race. .
It is still fairly easy to achieve a middle class life in America.

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There is less social upward mobility, due in large part to trickle down economics and the concentration of wealth in the hands of a few. .
I agree - certainly on the concentration of wealth in the hands of so few.

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There has been far less emphasis on educational assistance, and the result has been a stagnation of economic advancement.
More technical schools for US citizens. Ask the companies that need the STEM talent to subsidize - maybe as a tax credit. There is a strong demand for electricians, welders, heavy equipment operators, wind turbine repair, network engineers, system administrators...etc. These jobs pay well and only require 2-3 years of training (many cases far less). I'm just brainstorming here...


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Blaming the immigrant population is a simplistic solution to complex economic factors. In addition, limiting the voting rights of the black population is unlikely to help them advance.
Anytime you flood the market with an excess supply of labor, you weaken their bargaining power.

I'm not sure who is advocating limiting black votes. My only requirement is proof of citizenship. Why would anyone be against that?
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Also, I certainly believe that a black person (or any person) can be a racist. My point was that, lacking power, their acts of racism will have a more limited "lashing out" sort of quality. I'm sorry if I was unclear.
Thank you for clarifying.
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It is still fairly easy to achieve a middle class life in America.




Are you going to make up your mind? So, this wasn't about jobs? Truth is spoken. So this was all about hate?

A couple of Natural Lights my friend?
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A couple of Natural Lights my friend?
Racist but funny
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Are you going to make up your mind? So, this wasn't about jobs? Truth is spoken. So this was all about hate?
Compared to the rest of the world...
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He's a fucking piece of trash.
I didn't vote for President Obama, but I did give him respect for his position.
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Old 08-28-2017, 11:50 PM   #152
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I didn't vote for President Obama, but I did give him respect for his position.
President Obama didn't call Mexicans rapists. President Obama didn't call white supremacists good people. President Obama didn't collude with Russia. President Obama didn't pardon a racist the day a hurricane bit because of ratings. Trump doesn't deserve respect. He's trash.
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It seems even the Washington Post is finally seeing ANTIFA for what they are...

https://twitter.com/washingtonpost/s...32766107717633
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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...-claude-taylor

Amazing.
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Also, the unnecessary capitalisation of 'Antifa' is incredibly amusing to me for whatever reason.
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I didn't vote for President Obama, but I did give him respect for his position.


There is no moral equivalency.

Take away politics, policy, and party.

One had the decorum expected of the office. The other is a man child that attacks women on their looks on social media, lies about the smallest things, talks about himself and how he won the election 10 months later as a major city is in despair, attacks his own party for not blindly following the king, and constantly tweets stories that are sucking up to him while calling anything less "fake".

If he doesn't respect the office, why should anyone else?
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is aeon the dude who thought Larry was a gay paedophile because of the songs of innocence cover?

sincere apologies if i've got that wrong.
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Also, the unnecessary capitalisation of 'Antifa' is incredibly amusing to me for whatever reason.

Same though. It reminds me a lot of when GAF posts about bands and has a tendency to capitalize them.
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I didn't vote for President Obama, but I did give him respect for his position.
Respect is earned.

Calling Trump trash is an insult to trash.

I didn't like George Bush either and he made some truly terrible decisions that haunt us to this day. But even he (mostly) had the decorum appropriate for the office he held.

Trump has the maturity of a pre-teen boy and the self-control of a toddler. Hell, even my 22-month-old, when told he can't use the iPhone understands and in his simple terms says "night night phone". Trump can't even be expected to achieve that level of control with his tweeting.

What an embarrassment. You have to have some sort of blinders on not to be ashamed of him. A solid 2/3 of your country is, so....
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I didn't vote for President Obama, but I did give him respect for his position.
I respect the office.

The current POTUS is a despicable piece of human trash that is an insult to the people who sat before him.
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