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Old Nov 9th 2020, 5:28 pm
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Originally Posted by paulry View Post
She has a confronting style, that's for sure and maybe one of the things I like her is she wont be intimidated or bullied by anyone. But look how people have tried to cancel her. What a boring place it would be if we were all compliant drones.
Cancel? Like ya'll are trying to cancel Joe Biden by insinuating he's a pedophile with dementia? That sounds pretty cancelly to me.
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Old Nov 9th 2020, 5:30 pm
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Originally Posted by KJMW View Post
You shouldn't confuse the 'party' winning the most votes as against the majority of MPs; The 1910 election, for example was because it was allied to. another party. It hasn't happened many times.
How many hairs would you like to split? You suggested that there was not even a theoretical possibility of the situation arising in the UK. I provided (thanks to about ten seconds on Google) a list of five occasions when the party with the smaller proportion of the overall vote has won more seats, and thus formed government, in the UK. It can happen, and has happened. That's all I was pointing out.
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Old Nov 9th 2020, 7:14 pm
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Originally Posted by Leslie View Post
Cancel? Like ya'll are trying to cancel Joe Biden by insinuating he's a pedophile with dementia? That sounds pretty cancelly to me.
Paulry is all about cancel culture, he wants to bring it back.
He wanted to kick a trans-gender political candidate out in to a separate party just for trans-gender people. He doesnt want them with other people.
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Old Nov 9th 2020, 7:37 pm
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Originally Posted by kimilseung View Post
Paulry is all about cancel culture, he wants to bring it back.
He wanted to kick a trans-gender political candidate out in to a separate party just for trans-gender people. He doesnt want them with other people.
Wait, wouldn't that be identity politics?
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Old Nov 9th 2020, 7:42 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
Wait, wouldn't that be identity politics?
Yes it is, it blew out of the water his claim that he is fine with everyone as long as they dont make a song and dance about it by being identity political about it. But Paulry decided that they should have their own party to push for gender issues, despite there being no evidence that the person had any desire to do that.
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Old Nov 9th 2020, 8:00 pm
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Originally Posted by old.sparkles View Post
What video? - I was making a general comment on the type and source of previous posts of dropping a video with the 'watch this and it explains everything' tagline and 'youtube will likely remove it so you can find it on bitchute' comments. I have clicked on some in the past but don't really bother now - you don't seem to go for balanced approach but the nastier side from the little I've watched, but will agree it's not much. I do trust youtube to recognise hate speech when they see it, and I also believe that you can make a case for a position without getting others to convey the message with videos. There are usually plenty of stories / articles / papers that can be accessed on the internet to use to support positions, with a better insight to your understanding and stance other than 'watch this'.

Edit - this all started because you said you weren't able to provide evidence to back up claims made which is clearly not the case. What you should have said is that you are not capable without linking to videos likely to be taken down from mainstream sources, and that you couldn't find articles / papers / etc to support claims made.
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Old Nov 9th 2020, 8:08 pm
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Originally Posted by paulry View Post
Yep, and what a well developed system of censorship it has. But of course we all know it's just some geezer (or geezette) pulling down the video and selecting from a drop down list box whichever reason suits their fancy. And sure, there are many cases where the reasons stated are valid ones but I can tell you now there are very many cases where they are not. So what are we going to do about it? Switch over to Bitchute. A pity though because YouTube as a platform is really good and Bitchute has a long way to go before it reaches equal maturity.
So just like with Twitter, if you 'conservatives' don't like what YouTube is doing, start your own service. Parler is now the 'Twitter' for rednecks.
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Old Nov 9th 2020, 8:18 pm
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Originally Posted by Steerpike View Post
So just like with Twitter, if you 'conservatives' don't like what YouTube is doing, start your own service. Parler is now the 'Twitter' for rednecks.
That's what ChitBute is for....
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Old Nov 9th 2020, 8:20 pm
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Originally Posted by Oakvillian View Post
There were five general elections during the 20th century in the UK where the party winning the largest proportion of the popular vote did not win the most seats in the Commons and did not form government: The two elections in 1910, the 1929 election, the 1951 election, and the February 1974 election. It's not just theoretically possible, it has happened many times.
Thank you for that - I knew it was mathematically correct, given the way it works, I just didn't have the facts to prove it.

The easiest way to visualize perhaps it is to simplify it to three 'wards'. Imagine the village of 'Ash' with 20,000 voters, the village of 'Cherry' with 20,000 voters, and the city of 'Birch' with 1,000,000 voters.

If the labour candidate wins 'Ash' with 10,500 votes, and labour win 'Cherry' with 10,500 votes but the conservative candidate wins 'Birch' with 750,000 votes, then Labour gets 2 MPs and conservatives get 1 MP. Victory to labour. The grand total of votes cast for labour is (10,500 + 10,500 + 250,000) = 271,000 The grand total of votes cast for the conservative party is (9,500 + 9,500 + 750,000) = 769,000. Thus, labor won (2 MPs to 1) with only 271,000 votes compared to the conservatives getting 769,000 votes.

Obviously I'm using exaggerated numbers to illustrate the point but the principle is sound - and happened 5 times it would seem

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Old Nov 9th 2020, 8:25 pm
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Originally Posted by Boiler View Post
As Twitter now decides what can be published it must be held accountable for what it allows.
Actually, I'm somewhat in favor of that. It will be devastating in many ways but Farcebook has proven incapable or unwilling to stop abuses of its service. If FB and Twatter collapse as a result, I think all our lives will actually be better.

I worry more about google, because they provide a magical, invaluable service. Hopefully they would be less impacted. If all of them simply ban any political content, that would be fine by me; push that back to the accredited news organizations.
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Old Nov 9th 2020, 8:29 pm
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Originally Posted by KJMW View Post
You shouldn't confuse the 'party' winning the most votes as against the majority of MPs; The 1910 election, for example was because it was allied to. another party. It hasn't happened many times.
(Hasn't happened many times) < > (not possible).
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Old Nov 9th 2020, 8:30 pm
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Censorship is an issue when government does it, however private entities should be free and able to censor what they want, nobody is forced to use youtube, twitter, FB ect, these companies are not the government, you don't have the right to spew anything you want on these platforms.

If private entities didn't control what could be posted, youtube would be filled with porn.
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Old Nov 9th 2020, 8:32 pm
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Originally Posted by Jsmth321 View Post

If private entities didn't control what could be posted, youtube would be filled with porn.

So would BE if it comes to that
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Old Nov 9th 2020, 8:38 pm
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So would BE if it comes to that
Entire internet would be mostly porn without controls
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Old Nov 9th 2020, 8:40 pm
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Entire internet would be mostly porn without controls

At least it would keep people busy.

Make porn, not war.
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