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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Regular Show » Mon Nov 20, 2017 10:53 pm

CubinNY wrote:I cannot describe how horrible it is for this country to have a sizable minority think that voting for a pedophile is better than voting for a Democrat. It is so horsefeathers up it's beyond horsefeathers up. There isn't a word in my vocabulary for it.


Yeah, I agree it is pretty horsefeathers up that some people think that way. I think it's a sign of the times. For a lot of people, allegiance to a political party is like rooting for your favorite sports franchise or team. You don't always like what your team is doing, but you'll never horsefeathering support the other team or root for them to do well. It's a horsefeathers analogy because SPORTS =/= POLITICS, but that's how many, many people view it now.

I think D. Jones will actually win, and a lot of voters are repulsed by R. Moore and his behavior. Then again, it's Alabama so you never know...
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Initial reference is to DOJ filing suit to block AT&T/Time Warner merger:

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Postby TruffleShuffle » Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:26 am

CyHawk_Cub wrote:


this is an excellent article.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby CubinNY » Tue Nov 21, 2017 1:49 pm

Ding Dong Johnson wrote:

I seriously wonder what has happened to this country and how do we move forward.
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not great, bob.
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Postby UMFan83 » Tue Nov 21, 2017 2:58 pm

CubinNY wrote:
Ding Dong Johnson wrote:

I seriously wonder what has happened to this country and how do we move forward.


I used to try to always see the viewpoint of both sides, but I really cannot put myself in conservative shoes anymore. I really don't know why any middle or lower class person would be on board with this tax plan other than pure ignorance.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

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UMFan83 wrote:
CubinNY wrote:
Ding Dong Johnson wrote:

I seriously wonder what has happened to this country and how do we move forward.


I used to try to always see the viewpoint of both sides, but I really cannot put myself in conservative shoes anymore. I really don't know why any middle or lower class person would be on board with this tax plan other than pure ignorance.


It's a cult.

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Postby TruffleShuffle » Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:12 pm

UMFan83 wrote:I used to try to always see the viewpoint of both sides, but I really cannot put myself in conservative shoes anymore. I really don't know why any middle or lower class person would be on board with this tax plan other than pure ignorance.


read the adam serwer article above, or ta-nehisi coates' excellent article from earlier this year entitled "donald trump is the first white president."

tl; dr: they like what he says about brown people.
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Postby CubinNY » Tue Nov 21, 2017 3:33 pm

Obama has caused people to lose their bearings on life.
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Postby CyHawk_Cub » Tue Nov 21, 2017 4:20 pm

I know, I know...we all want to move on. Many want HRC to simply go away, never to be be heard from again, but as I opined a few months ago when posting a '16 election coverage critique, no matter one's bias, this horsefeathers [who's covering what] is important.



Move along, nothing more to see here.
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CyHawk_Cub wrote:


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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Banedon » Tue Nov 21, 2017 5:08 pm

Looks like Net Neutrality has less than a month left to live.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/fc ... mg00000009
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Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Tue Nov 21, 2017 6:28 pm

Banedon wrote:Looks like Net Neutrality has less than a month left to live.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/fc ... mg00000009

...but what about microtransactions in that new Star Wars game?!
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Banedon » Tue Nov 21, 2017 7:17 pm

DiceMan4221 wrote:
Banedon wrote:Looks like Net Neutrality has less than a month left to live.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/fc ... mg00000009

...but what about microtransactions in that new Star Wars game?!


Also bad on a very different scale? Not sure your point.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:05 pm

I can't wait for our next president to undo all of the things that are being undone
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Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:53 pm

Banedon wrote:
DiceMan4221 wrote:
Banedon wrote:Looks like Net Neutrality has less than a month left to live.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/fc ... mg00000009

...but what about microtransactions in that new Star Wars game?!


Also bad on a very different scale? Not sure your point.

The two are getting similar media attention, and that is ridiculous. Recreational outrage is plague.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

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DiceMan4221 wrote:
Banedon wrote:
DiceMan4221 wrote:...but what about microtransactions in that new Star Wars game?!


Also bad on a very different scale? Not sure your point.

The two are getting similar media attention, and that is ridiculous. Recreational outrage is plague.


Lots of things get media coverage. This is a weird tangent to take here on something that's very unrelated.
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