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Politics - Episode 9: The Lurking Fear


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There were thousands of people who took to the street in protest, I imagine the signing of these new laws would have been very bad for the popularity of the ruling party in the next election. So Andrzej Duda’s decision was about political expediency and survival rather than he cares personally if these laws are reasonable 

 

Nope. The polls didn't even flinch. Still the most popular party by a longshot. Socialistic resolutions they placed will ensure they will win any future elections at least until they will bankrupt the country. This is the most shocking about president's decision as he practically ensured he will not win second term.



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I bet Nixon rolled over in his grave when Trump dropped the possibility of a self pardon. "Why didn't I think of that?"

 

For the last two weeks I've paid 0 attention to politics, or even national news for that matter. Yes it's because I had something else on my mind but still. I must admit... I didn't miss it. And it appears I didn't miss much either.


Edited by Guard Dog, 25 July 2017 - 03:41 AM.

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I bet Nixon rolled over in his grave when Trump dropped the possibility of a self pardon. "Why didn't I think of that?"

 

For the last two weeks I've paid 0 attention to politics, or even national news for that matter. Yes it's because I had something else on my mind but still. I must admit... I didn't miss it. And it appears I didn't miss much either.

 

Nixon and his lawyers actually looked at that a couple days before he resigned and decided they couldn't.



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Trump wants Sessions out. I actually support Sessions a lot more than Trump.

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Looks like it's over for him anyway.

Edit: Also it was Trump's big mouth that got him Mueller, not Sessions:

https://twitter.com/...799520481034240

Edited by Wrath of Dagon, 25 July 2017 - 07:39 AM.


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Trump wants Sessions out. I actually support Sessions a lot more than Trump.

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Looks like it's over for him anyway.

Edit: Also it was Trump's big mouth that got him Mueller, not Sessions:

https://twitter.com/...799520481034240

 

WOD I have never  considered you a hardcore Trump supporter, there arent any on this forum but I do value your opinion as someone who represents the US in more conservative circles from a Republican perspective

 

You seem to be more critical or frustrated with Trump, what has he done or not done that has shaped your opinion lately on him?

 

 

My view on Trump since he became president has improved but I am primarily  concerned with US  foreign policy. I am constantly surprised how the Trump strategy domestically just seems to be so counterproductive ....there are several things he does that surprise and or frustrate me as they not necessary 

 

For example, why do his supporters have to always make these sycophantic comments about him being " the best or the greatest at everything ...yes apparently he likes his surrogates to support him in that way but to me it just comes across as insecure and false 



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You seem to be more critical or frustrated with Trump, what has he done or not done that has shaped your opinion lately on him?

This thing with Sessions got me upset. But more generally Trump's lack of self control or judgment.

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Where has this John McCain been the last 20 years?

 


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One has to just love surprise laws.



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Funny how the alt-right nutjobs are just as much obsessed with these things as the libruhls are. Why can't they both just shut up?


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Don't you think that is because this stuff is plastered everywhere in everyone's face so  people feel the need tor epsond.

 

I remember a time where I watched films and I never thought about colour or gender or  all that nonsense. Now, I need to determine if the film producers are trying to make the best film they can or are just pandering.

 

That is the SJW Nazis' fault.

 

And, I'm many things but I'm no 'alt right'  nutjob.

 

I'm a VEAD.


Edited by Volourn, 25 July 2017 - 01:33 PM.


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Funny how the alt-right nutjobs are just as much obsessed with these things as the libruhls are. Why can't they both just shut up?


Too much ad revenue at stake? :p

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And, I'm many things but I'm no 'alt right'  nutjob.
 
Of course not, you're Volo, you defy classification. It's been like that for what, 16 years now? :p

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And, I'm many things but I'm no 'alt right'  nutjob.
 
Of course not, you're Volo, you defy classification. It's been like that for what, 16 years now? :p

 

But even the definition of what constitutes " alt-right " is nebulous, Breitbart has many different types of people who frequent it and they definitely don't all share the same ideological view of things like SJ and the way  overall white people are judged or criticised. Some people on Breitbart consider it a refuge from perceived SJ criticism

 

For example what is your definition of someone who is "alt-right " 



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"Liberals now claim..."

 

I swear... more of the population could use a lesson on predicate logic. Anyone worth a damn on the front line of social commentary ought to hurdle that as the lowest bar.

 

#NotAll____



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And, I'm many things but I'm no 'alt right'  nutjob.

 
Of course not, you're Volo, you defy classification. It's been like that for what, 16 years now? :p

 

But even the definition of what constitutes " alt-right " is nebulous, Breitbart has many different types of people who frequent it and they definitely don't all share the same ideological view of things like SJ and the way  overall white people are judged or criticised. Some people on Breitbart consider it a refuge from perceived SJ criticism
 
For example what is your definition of someone who is "alt-right "

 

 
Oh that's simple. The alt-right are the alpha males and their women and everyone else are beta males (lefties and libruhls) or cuckservatives (center/right not quite alt-right) and feminists. *sigh*


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"Liberals now claim..."

 

I swear... more of the population could use a lesson on predicate logic. Anyone worth a damn on the front line of social commentary ought to hurdle that as the lowest bar.

 

#NotAll____

injurai Im glad you have been sticking around these forums, its always appreciated to read perspectives from different people 

 

I know the views around politics and similar subjects from all the regular members as I have been active on these forums for about 5 years. If you don't mind sharing can you summarize  your opinion on SJ or perhaps how you feel about the state of politics in Western countries 

 

I always like to understand how members feel about things like populism or the state of Democracy in the world

 

I have very liberal views on many topics but this is shaped by where I live and my commitment to addressing the Apartheid legacy in South Africa so I dont expect many people to understand where Im coming from  around ideology  from which is okay as we all have different life experiences 



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And, I'm many things but I'm no 'alt right'  nutjob.

 
Of course not, you're Volo, you defy classification. It's been like that for what, 16 years now? :p

 

But even the definition of what constitutes " alt-right " is nebulous, Breitbart has many different types of people who frequent it and they definitely don't all share the same ideological view of things like SJ and the way  overall white people are judged or criticised. Some people on Breitbart consider it a refuge from perceived SJ criticism
 
For example what is your definition of someone who is "alt-right "

 

 
Oh that's simple. The alt-right are the alpha males and their women and everyone else are beta males (lefties and libruhls) or cuckservatives (center/right not quite alt-right) and feminists. *sigh*

 

You make me laugh :lol:

 

I like your opinions on topics....I imagine most feminists would  be horrified to be associated with the alt-right but you get people who claim to believe in a better world and SJ yet they are equally as divisive and offensive as your Milo type of personality 



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Funny how the alt-right nutjobs are just as much obsessed with these things as the libruhls are. Why can't they both just shut up?


Too much ad revenue at stake? :p

Well they have to make videos about something to collect their patreonbux.

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That's the Republicans, not Democrats :p

No, the Republican motto is "We're dumb as rocks, and we do whatever our corporate masters tell us."

 


Isn't that to long of a motto for dumb as a rock party?

 

https://www.theguard...s-amid-protests

 

Sharp_one whats wrong with your ruling party? Why do some members of your government think they should have the right to appoint members of the supreme court and judiciary....this was an unacceptable expectation that was set and would never be tolerated in a Democratic institution like the EU

That wasn't the real problem Bruce.

The real travesty was the idea that they would appoint all of the new judges.

That went too far even for some of their own supporters.


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