2020 Election

Old Aug 3rd 2020, 8:11 am
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Originally Posted by HDWill View Post
Well it seems that 'identity politics' is stronger than ever after the recent BLM surge. Many people have decided that attempting to be race-blind didn't work, so we've got to be even more race-conscious.
I understand your point of view but in the big scheme of politics it doesn't really work that way with many of these groups being large enough to decide elections.
Every group is a constituency. And every voting block is an identity political group.
A politician can write off women voters by saying certain political concerns are nothing more than lesser priorities because they are gender politics, aka identity politics. But to do so despite that voting block being split would result in ignoring a powerful voice at the voting booths. Times are changing, groups are getting larger and our ways of defining those groups will evolve as well.
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Old Aug 3rd 2020, 11:51 am
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Originally Posted by robin1234 View Post
For gods sake stop banging on about dementia. If you want people to read your posts, they need to be entertained. That means you need to supply NEW STUFF.
Biden might be too old for this. Forget the dementia or not dementia issue for a second. Biden is nearly 78 years old he was born November 20th. He would be the oldest ever first term president. IF for whatever reason he does not complete a full first term making him the first president since JFK to not to do so his VP is president and takes the oath of office. That is a big question because who does america get after Biden?. Harris the second black president in 10 years and the first woman. Michael Bloomberg second billionaire president? Lance Bottoms the youngest president for a long while perhaps etc etc? And what about the agendas. Biden has his agenda. What is their agendas and what if they are different? Big unknown question.

Wouldn't pence in his first term if anything happens to Trump be pretty much the same only acting serious and presidential and not act the goat? With Biden's pick you don't know and he can't focus on that what if he has to focus on himself.
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Old Aug 3rd 2020, 7:09 pm
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Well when we thought we were in sniffing distance of a call seems like it has been delayed for a week or two.
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Old Aug 3rd 2020, 7:58 pm
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Originally Posted by andyrebell View Post
Biden might be too old for this. Forget the dementia or not dementia issue for a second. Biden is nearly 78 years old he was born November 20th. He would be the oldest ever first term president. IF for whatever reason he does not complete a full first term making him the first president since JFK to not to do so his VP is president and takes the oath of office. That is a big question because who does america get after Biden?. Harris the second black president in 10 years and the first woman. Michael Bloomberg second billionaire president? Lance Bottoms the youngest president for a long while perhaps etc etc? And what about the agendas. Biden has his agenda. What is their agendas and what if they are different? Big unknown question.

Wouldn't pence in his first term if anything happens to Trump be pretty much the same only acting serious and presidential and not act the goat? With Biden's pick you don't know and he can't focus on that what if he has to focus on himself.
How about YOU forget the dementia issue --and for a lot more than a second. YOU are the one continually harping on it. By the way, if you are so worried about age, Bloomberg is already 78.
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Old Aug 4th 2020, 1:24 am
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Originally Posted by Boiler View Post
Well when we thought we were in sniffing distance of a call seems like it has been delayed for a week or two.
Seems like a smart move to me. Gives people more time to talk bollocks about prospective picks and zero ammo against a definitive pick, all while the orange twat employs a swing shovel to dig his hole faster.
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Old Aug 4th 2020, 2:16 am
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There is a lot of grubby stuff in her past, from Willie onwards and no doubt before. If she is nominated then do not worry you will hear all about it.
Oh, so you're in the know about the things we'll hear about? Why don't you just spill the tea right now. Spit it out if it's so "grubby". Oh maybe you're just full of shit.

Grubby? Like money laundering and tax fraud? Because that's what Trump is being investigated (he's fighting the subpoenas and losing) for in NY? Most of it collected from the public record.

Are you going to comment about the "grubby" stuff that Trump has done? Like screwing and paying off porn stars and/or hanging around with the Epstein pedophile ring? Perving over his own daughter? Raping his ex-wife? Cheating on the FLOTUS while she was home with a newborn baby? Stealing from his own charitable organization? I could go on for days.

How "grubby" does Trump have to be before you'll comment? Oh wait, I already know. He could be raping your daughter and you'd be complaining about the time Obama wore a tan suit. You live in a magical world.


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Old Aug 4th 2020, 3:14 am
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Is there any politician who doesn't have something vaguely grubby in their past? Well Obama didn't as far as I know yet he still had to spen years dealing with the birth certificate nonsense. Ruling someone out because they farted 20 years ago seems a bit pointless.
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Old Aug 4th 2020, 3:20 am
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..... The Twitter hashtag “#KamalaHarrisIsACop” is popular among her progressive detractors, who point to her work in law enforcement that they say disproportionately affected people of color. ....
And why precisely would that be? I believe that it is customary to conclude that is necessarily evidence of racism.
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Old Aug 4th 2020, 3:45 am
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Talking of VPs I see Pence kept himself busy last week by talking to the group the "alien sperm" doctor is part of. Meanwhile, we're averaging 67k new infections a day.

"Pence's meeting with the doctors came after the group’s physicians spoke in a Monday video in front of the Supreme Court building, claiming that masks are not needed to prevent COVID-19 spread, and that hydroxychloroquine was a cure.

President Trump retweeted the video before it was removed. "

https://thehill.com/homenews/adminis...se-coronavirus

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Old Aug 4th 2020, 6:12 am
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Two protesters shot by a fellow protester in Aurora as vehicle drives through crowd on I-225

Basically a suburb of Denver, all happening down there, I have friends who live in the area, getting very crazy.

https://www.9news.com/article/news/l...9-45bf77bafa48
Getting even crazier in Aurora. "Surprised" Boiler hadn't already filled us in on this:

https://www.wnky.com/caught-on-camer...handcuff-kids/
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Old Aug 4th 2020, 6:18 am
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Biden does well to keep his choice of VP quiet for as long as possible.
Whoever he picks will be the target for tonight for the reps and will have lovers and haters in the dems as well.
Any potential VP and President in waiting will attract and repel some, best leave it as late as possible and let Trump do what he does, demonstrate just how insane and dangerous he can be.
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Old Aug 4th 2020, 11:00 am
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Getting even crazier in Aurora.
I just saw this on the news; way to go APD! Better call in SWAT if you ever have to stop a School Bus. The 14 year-old's question about who is she supposed to call if her life is in danger is a good one. I wonder if potential Biden running mates will be asked to comment on events like this during the next week or two?

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Old Aug 4th 2020, 5:11 pm
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Haha - it finishes off by saying they were looking for a bloody stolen motorcycle.
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Old Aug 4th 2020, 5:27 pm
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Not to be outdone, Trump's Secret Service goons purportedly get in on the act:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local...988_story.html

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Old Aug 5th 2020, 12:05 pm
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He's never met a job he couldn't *bleep* up

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