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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:34 pm

Can't wait to hear how Pelosi masterfully played her hand in a few weeks when Republicans issue a second stimulus to avoid going into elections with millions of their own constituents in need. "Yes it sucks police departments will receive 45% of the funding and its being paid for by funds earmarked for schools, the arts and social causes, but what did you want when McConnell blah blah blah."
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Joe K » Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:35 pm

mister d wrote:
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Can't wait to hear how Pelosi masterfully played her hand in a few weeks when Republicans issue a second stimulus to avoid going into elections with millions of their own constituents in need.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by The Sybian » Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:46 pm

Joe K wrote:
Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:35 pm
mister d wrote:
Wed Sep 02, 2020 4:34 pm
Can't wait to hear how Pelosi masterfully played her hand in a few weeks when Republicans issue a second stimulus to avoid going into elections with millions of their own constituents in need.
Yet another constant lie Republicans get away with that drives me insane. Blame the Dems for not wanting to extend COVID unemployment when the Dems passed a House Bill in May, McConnell refused to let the Senate vote on it, the Republicans refused to compromise and decided to go home for vacation so Trump can swoop in and be the hero while blaming Dems for trying to prevent benefits. Because you know those Dems, always trying to prevent "entitlements" to the unemployed... There is literally nothing Trump and McConnell could say that wouldn't be believed by the base. It's insanity!
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Giff » Wed Sep 02, 2020 6:38 pm

And it’s all Pelosi’s fault, Syb.
Muh.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by The Sybian » Wed Sep 02, 2020 6:52 pm

Giff wrote:
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And it’s all Pelosi’s fault, Syb.
Pelosi and Schumer. It's always the two of them.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by sancarlos » Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:34 am

What a bunch of group masturbation. Nothing is changing for Pelosi anytime soon.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:20 pm

Nothing except HER STYLIST!!!

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Joe K » Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:30 pm

sancarlos wrote:
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What a bunch of group masturbation. Nothing is changing for Pelosi anytime soon.
Pelosi isn’t going to lose her Congressional seat this year, but I’d hope that Dems are at least thinking about who will succeed her in that leadership role. An extremely wealthy 80-year-old who came of age politically in the Reagan years isn’t exactly aligned with the party’s demographic or ideological trends.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:42 pm

The only thing that possesses someone so old to remain politically active is the love of power, not the love of service.

And that's the problem.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Giff » Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:04 pm

Johnnie wrote:
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The only thing that possesses someone so old to remain politically active is the love of power, not the love of service.

And that's the problem.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by brian » Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:05 pm

No, no Bernie loves the people, Pelosi loves the power.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by brian » Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:06 pm

Trump killed 185,000 people in a pandemic and Pelosi got her hair done, which is basically the same thing.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Giff » Thu Sep 03, 2020 1:07 pm

Or maybe it's all about the service up to 80? I mean, he's a young 78!
Muh.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Thu Sep 03, 2020 4:42 pm

Fair enough. He's not exempt either.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Pruitt » Fri Sep 04, 2020 9:24 am

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Re: Random Politics

Post by duff » Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:25 am

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Is she promoting that she is going to assassinate the "squad"?
To quote both Bruce Prichard and Tony Schiavone, "Fuck Duff Meltzer."

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Pruitt » Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:58 am

duff wrote:
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Is she promoting that she is going to assassinate the "squad"?
Sure looked that way to Facebook who took the picture down.

This woman is like an amalgam of everything outsiders hate about the USA. And she' going to win easily.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by brian » Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:24 pm

I know the emails all come from ActBlue or the various DNC fund-raising platforms, but I get like legitimately 5 or 6 emails a day from John Fuckin' Hickenlooper.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Shirley » Tue Sep 08, 2020 1:48 pm

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No, no Bernie loves the people, Pelosi loves the power.
If you guys can't see that Bernie is a different cat than 99% of the politicians out there, I don't know what to tell you.
Totally Kafkaesque

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Re: Random Politics

Post by brian » Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:04 pm

Bernie is a Good Politician™ but don't fool yourself into thinking he's not somehow motivated by access to power like <random pol>.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:06 pm

brian wrote:
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Bernie is a Good Politician™ but don't fool yourself into thinking he's not somehow motivated by access to power like <random pol>.
Exactly. His message may be different, and of course representing Vermont he has leeway to take certain positions others can't, but he's still fundamentally a politician.
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:16 pm

Every candidate is, by virtue of being or striving to be a politician, a politician. Its all relative in these discussions.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by brian » Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:24 pm

mister d wrote:
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Every candidate is, by virtue of being or striving to be a politician, a politician. Its all relative in these discussions.
Sure, but the whole original point was "this old 80-year-old lady is staying in the game because she wants to wield power" but the same is true of the 78-year-old guy who ran for president again and will remain in the Senate for as long as he wants to basically. Both are fine. The beef is what they do with the power, not that they seek it/cultivate it.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Tue Sep 08, 2020 2:43 pm

If I'm understanding you correctly, I don't agree. Politician A and B doing the same with their power isn't equal if A does it for beliefs and B does it for personal / related party gains. Someone can have Pelosi's voting record but if their net worth is 1/50th of hers, I don't see them as the same.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by sancarlos » Thu Sep 10, 2020 3:10 pm

"What a bunch of pedantic pricks." - sybian

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Sun Sep 13, 2020 8:25 pm



(Ya know, I'm at the point with politics where when I see the guy I'm going to vote for even acknowledge the criminal enterprise running the government I get instantly pissed. This is why people don't take voting seriously.

It's like George Carlin said "It's a big club and you ain't in it!")
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Shirley » Thu Sep 17, 2020 1:55 pm

Jesus
Totally Kafkaesque

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:47 pm

Witzke is unlikely to win her general election bid against Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE). It’s not just that Coons’ campaign had $2.7 million cash on hand as of August, compared to the less than $30,000 that Witzke enjoys. It’s that Witzke’s candidacy makes Coons’ prior opponents, including Christine O’Donnell—who once quipped that she had “dabbled” in witchcraft—look downright mainstream.
That's a name I haven't heard in a while...

I remember when she was the anti masturbation chick in an episode of MTV Real Life. What an idiot she was and probably still is.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:11 pm

Yeah, old white dude centrists are pretty safe in DE unless things have drastically changed since I left. What sucks is that Coons' primary challenger was both a really solid leftist and pretty goddamn hot.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by The Sybian » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:14 pm

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Yeah, old white dude centrists are pretty safe in DE unless things have drastically changed since I left. What sucks is that Coons' primary challenger was both a really solid leftist and pretty goddamn hot.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:16 pm

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Re: Random Politics

Post by DaveInSeattle » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:23 pm

Johnnie wrote:
Thu Sep 17, 2020 2:47 pm
Witzke is unlikely to win her general election bid against Sen. Chris Coons (D-DE). It’s not just that Coons’ campaign had $2.7 million cash on hand as of August, compared to the less than $30,000 that Witzke enjoys. It’s that Witzke’s candidacy makes Coons’ prior opponents, including Christine O’Donnell—who once quipped that she had “dabbled” in witchcraft—look downright mainstream.
That's a name I haven't heard in a while...

I remember when she was the anti masturbation chick in an episode of MTV Real Life. What an idiot she was and probably still is.
The infamous "I'm not a witch" ad...


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Re: Random Politics

Post by rass » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:24 pm

I felt aswirl with warm secretions.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by The Sybian » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:25 pm

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Sexy.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Sabo » Thu Sep 17, 2020 3:34 pm

The Sybian wrote:
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Sexy.
Kinda looks like Bobby Pentagonz if he had hair.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Sat Sep 19, 2020 8:27 pm

What the hell is going on here?
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Re: Random Politics

Post by psunate77 » Tue Sep 22, 2020 8:47 am

How fucked up is Kentucky to have the Turtle up by double digits?

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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Tue Sep 22, 2020 9:01 am

Because his opponent does nothing to inspire beyond "isn't McConnell"?
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Tue Sep 22, 2020 10:45 pm

This is so cringey. Yeesh.

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