Posts by Es99

21) Message boards : Politics : The US has elected its most dangerous leader. We all have plenty to fear. (Message 1845274)
Posted 29 Jan 2017 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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Is this for real?
https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump
Christians in the Middle-East have been executed in large numbers. We cannot allow this horror to continue!
...Senators should focus their energies on ISIS, illegal immigration and border security instead of always looking to start World War III.
Our country needs strong borders and extreme vetting, NOW. Look what is happening all over Europe and, indeed, the world - a horrible mess!
Somebody with aptitude and conviction should buy the FAKE NEWS and failing @nytimes and either run it correctly or let it fold with dignity!

On what planet does Trump live at?

America has elected an Internet Troll for President.
22) Message boards : Politics : The US has elected its most dangerous leader. We all have plenty to fear. (Message 1845244)
Posted 29 Jan 2017 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/schumer-tears-up-as-he-calls-trumps-immigration-ban-mean-spirited/article/2613299

Somebody get chuck YOU! schumer a tissue.

Continued rising debt.
Continued rising unemployement.
Continued rising terrorism.
Continued sound of SUCKING (from jobs going over seas)
Flat income.

and the stock market keeps making the rich richer.

This country has needed some BOLD action since Bush 41 said "no new taxes" and then let the democrats raise taxes. Trump is taking action.

Trump is the first to stand up against the destruction of this country. You're witnessing real leadership.

It's going to be a bumpy ride. But I welcome it. We'll be better off in the long run. I'd bet on it.

Its a price worth paying as long as your not the one paying it, right? Shame on you. You actually defend this scapegoating and persecution of people different from you. Shame on you.
23) Message boards : Politics : The US has elected its most dangerous leader. We all have plenty to fear. (Message 1845225)
Posted 29 Jan 2017 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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Sigh. I know others already responded, but COME ON, Es! You do know at least one more reason she lost, don't you? Sending surrogates to certain states she thought were guaranteed instead of going herself? States that Trump flipped? You did learn of this, yes?

All those little details add up, sure, but only in a normal election. Trump was not a normal candidate she was up against. All those details that people say are the reason she lost would have been overlooked and not mattered if a man had been running against Trump. He was that bad a candidate. He did the most egregious things and it didn't cost him the election.

I am 100% sure that although sexism wasn't the only reason for her defeat, it was the the reason her flaws couldn't be forgiven as they had been overlooked in so many candidates before her.

Do you really think that I don't know that women have to be better than better? To be purer than pure just to level the playing field? America elected a trainwreck of a man rather than a flawed woman.
24) Message boards : Politics : The US has elected its most dangerous leader. We all have plenty to fear. (Message 1845201)
Posted 29 Jan 2017 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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...her exact words were, "you have to have a public position and a private position" or something like that...

What makes you think I didn't take notice?

What makes you think Hilary was my preferred candidate from the democratic party?


So you cut your nose off to spite your face?

Hilary only behaved like politicians have behaved since forever (actually she wasn't as bad). The only mistake she made was being female so that her normal politicians behaviour suddenly became unforgivable.

Being a sexual assaulting racist lying bully wasn't a deal breaker for you.


I'm confused? Bernie was a sexual assaulting racist?

...There were people that voted for Bernie in primaries who then voted for Clinton in the general election (Ex could be among this group), just as there were Clinton voters on 2008 who voted for Obama.

Ex is among this group yes. I'd never have voted for Trump.

Sorry, I got you mixed up with someone else. I hadn't had my morning tea. There are a couple of people here who wanted Bernie, but voted for Trump when they couldn't have him.
25) Message boards : Politics : Immigrant Migrant Refugee SUPREMACY-Is RACIST DEPLORABLE & TREASONOUS KKKOMMIE KKKryBABY KKKLOWNS with Their Continuing TREASONOUS Behaviours, will LOSE All Elections if They Keep Spouting TREASONOUS Free Speech (Message 1845190)
Posted 29 Jan 2017 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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Remind me how many arrests there were on the Women's March again?
26) Message boards : Politics : ... 46 ... (Message 1845189)
Posted 29 Jan 2017 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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Cry babies crying about "cry babies".
You're a special little snowflake, aren't you?
Keep it up! Ha, ha, HA!

He may be, I certainly am.

Just as women appropriated the word "pussy" (among others); homosexuals the words "queer" and "gay" (among others); it may be time for those opposed to the normalization of "45" to appropriate the word "snowflake".

Except we're not the ones trying to pass laws that allow 'christians' to not have their feelings hurt by having to sell cakes to gay people.
27) Message boards : Politics : The US has elected its most dangerous leader. We all have plenty to fear. (Message 1845188)
Posted 29 Jan 2017 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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...her exact words were, "you have to have a public position and a private position" or something like that...

What makes you think I didn't take notice?

What makes you think Hilary was my preferred candidate from the democratic party?


So you cut your nose off to spite your face?

Hilary only behaved like politicians have behaved since forever (actually she wasn't as bad). The only mistake she made was being female so that her normal politicians behaviour suddenly became unforgivable.

Being a sexual assaulting racist lying bully wasn't a deal breaker for you.
28) Message boards : Politics : The US has elected its most dangerous leader. We all have plenty to fear. (Message 1845054)
Posted 29 Jan 2017 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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I am so horrified watching this and painfully aware how it will effect decent good people who deserve better.

Here's one :-(

Awful. The ban included people with green cards. How ill thought out and childish. Can you imagine this happening to you as you try to return to your legal home? People were pulled off flights and detained at airports. It really is like Nazi Germany.
29) Message boards : Politics : The US has elected its most dangerous leader. We all have plenty to fear. (Message 1845050)
Posted 29 Jan 2017 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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Thankfully someone has stepped in to halt this nightmare:

Federal judge stays deportations under Trump Muslim country travel ban

There may be some here who don't have friends or colleagues from these countries who can't see how awful what Trump has done is. That's their shame.

I am so horrified watching this and painfully aware how it will effect decent good people who deserve better.
30) Message boards : Politics : The Way Ahead too... (Message 1839630)
Posted 2 Jan 2017 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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It won't be long before the theatre doors are closed.

I wouldn't be so quick to bet against Trump, 17 Republicans, 3 Democrats, a Green and many shades of Socialists did so in the last two years, and lost their collective ass.

The big smile will come to my face with the appointment and confirmation of 2 to 4 conservative SCOTUS justices in the coming years. That should put the cork firmly in the 'Progressive' social engineering agenda for the next half century or so.

Eat that Bloomberg and Soros.

...and we end up living in the world envisioned in the Handmaids Tale.
31) Message boards : Politics : Immigrant Migrant Refugee SUPREMACY-Is RACIST DEPLORABLE & TREASONOUS KKKOMMIE KKKryBABY KKKLOWNS with Their Continuing TREASONOUS Behaviours, will LOSE All Elections if They Keep Spouting TREASONOUS Free Speech (Message 1839550)
Posted 2 Jan 2017 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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....

I did miss you.

I know.
32) Message boards : Politics : Immigrant Migrant Refugee SUPREMACY-Is RACIST DEPLORABLE & TREASONOUS KKKOMMIE KKKryBABY KKKLOWNS with Their Continuing TREASONOUS Behaviours, will LOSE All Elections if They Keep Spouting TREASONOUS Free Speech (Message 1839474)
Posted 1 Jan 2017 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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..
If you have a small amount of fraud, encourage a huge turnout. Then the small amount of fraud gets buried under an avalanche. Do the math.


This.
33) Message boards : Politics : Immigrant Migrant Refugee SUPREMACY-Is RACIST DEPLORABLE & TREASONOUS KKKOMMIE KKKryBABY KKKLOWNS with Their Continuing TREASONOUS Behaviours, will LOSE All Elections if They Keep Spouting TREASONOUS Free Speech (Message 1839456)
Posted 1 Jan 2017 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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If you don't want to be accused of saying racist, homophobic or sexist things, don't say racist, homophobic and sexist things. At the very least don't complain because you've been given enough rope to hang yourselves.


That IS the thought police/censorship around here, and elsewhere.

You, yourself, among many many others, label views that you personally disagree with as something *ist or *ic.... implying there is something 'wrong' with people that believe that way.

Just because you think something someone said is *ist, does not MAKE it *ist.

Case in point:

Voter ID laws.

The integrity of the voting process for various Government officials is VERY important to ensure the legitimacy of the Government.

We have multiple (a great many, in fact) VERIFIED cases of, for instance, dead people somehow voting...

It does not matter which party/faction/individuals are doing it, it NEEDS to be stopped.

Having an ID process in place is a necessary component of stopping it.

But, many seem to think that the motivation of people proposing it is... well... racist. It may very well be, in some cases... but NOT in everyone that suggests it, such as myself.

It is a good idea, to help ensure the integrity of the voting process. And there are, in for instance the Texas voter ID law, numerous safeguards built in to ensure that it does not unduly affect poor or minority people. In Texas, one form of voter IDs are issued FREE.

If voting is important enough to people, they can go get an acceptable ID for free. If it not important enough to the person to go get it, then perhaps voting is not important enough to that person. After all, we need ID for a great many other things, as well (such as getting a job, or getting some government benefits).

But nooo.... It seems that Democrats in the USA are more interested in gaining/keeping power than doing things to improve the process... And since it was Republicans that typically propose Voter ID requirements, the Democrats accuse it of being 'racist' as part of the Great Game of Politics, D vs. R edition that they are engaged in. The news media, for the most part, are in collusion with the Democrats, and the accusation the Democrats made has generally been accepted as fact by a great many.

All of this Democrat vs. Republican felgercarb is ruining the Nation, dividing us. It is keeping the People distracted from seeing what is really happening (the chains of Authortarian slavery slowly being buckled on us ALL).

Sigh...

Time for #Texit. At least here in Texas, we are not as far gone as much of the rest of the USA and the world... yet...

The long history of black voter suppression in American politics

"The through-line was obvious in North Carolina: cite voter fraud as a problem, link early voting to increased voter fraud, cut back on early voting, see lower black turnout — and therefore Democratic turnout. A federal judge tossed North Carolina’s law, saying it intended to “target African Americans with almost surgical precision,” but after the law was repealed, counties were able to implement early voting as they saw fit. In one county, the New York Times reports, the number of early voting locations dropped from 16 in 2012 to one this year."

Your discussion of voter fraud and ID seems so reasonable on face value, except when you take into account that there is very little actual voter fraud, so why such a severe cure for such a nonexistent problem?

Texas’s voter ID chicanery

"A federal court in Texas found that more than 600,000 residents lack the particular forms of ID now required of voters there. A federal court in the District in 2012 found clear evidence that many “working poor” residents would be unable to procure or afford an ID deemed valid, and that disproportionate numbers of them would be black and Hispanic. The evidence Texas produced to demonstrate the contrary was “unpersuasive, invalid, or both,” the court said, in an opinion by a panel that included two judges appointed by Democratic presidents and one appointed by a Republican."

Now, when you read this, try to remember that I am not a Democrat. The only horse I have in this race is one of my sense of justice and fairness.
The voter ID laws are clearly targeted at certain demographics. Coming from a demographic where people died to secure my right to vote, this is a sensitive issue for me. I am from one of those demographics that cannot afford to take my rights for granted. I am everyday aware that there are those that would take them from me. I am very aware that those very people were put in power in the US during the last election.

I cannot afford to be complacent when I see the rights of those like me being eroded as I know those rights are fragile and I know what it cost to get them.

If I call someone sexist, I know what I'm talking about, not only do I know what I'm talking about, I am painfully aware of the consequences on people like me of sexism. I am very aware of the attitudes that pervade our society and that there are many who refuse to see that they hold those attitudes. Unfortunately that doesn't mean I can un-see it.
34) Message boards : Politics : Immigrant Migrant Refugee SUPREMACY-Is RACIST DEPLORABLE & TREASONOUS KKKOMMIE KKKryBABY KKKLOWNS with Their Continuing TREASONOUS Behaviours, will LOSE All Elections if They Keep Spouting TREASONOUS Free Speech (Message 1839440)
Posted 1 Jan 2017 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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No his own, he pontificates as if his absolutist views are THE ANSWER to societies ills.
Pontification seems to be a major component of this thread but is only vilified when coming from the Conservative viewpoint............


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JaundicedEye...

Unlike you, me, and a few other posters. 'They' must censor idea's they disagree with. 'They' cannot compete in a world of ethical, moral, nor intellectual exchange of views.

IE: Disgustingly accusing ALL who disagree with them of Xenophobia, Racism, Sexism, etc.

Please don't encourage, the must be stopped Right Wing Speech Police, and their Cousins in Hate, the Left Wing Speech Police.

Considering that I know exactly how little anyone here is censored, I call out your nonsense and take extreme offense to it. Or are you going to call be a liar just because I am left wing?

It's my left wing ideals that mean you and Eye get to spout the rubbish that you do. It also means that I have the right to call you out on it. That's what free speech means.

If you don't want to be accused of saying racist, homophobic or sexist things, don't say racist, homophobic and sexist things. At the very least don't complain because you've been given enough rope to hang yourselves.
35) Message boards : Cafe SETI : TLOTPW - 261, the first of 2017 (Message 1839433)
Posted 1 Jan 2017 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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Happy New Year one and all!
36) Message boards : Politics : Since Bob has locked the Trump thread I will post this. (Message 1839177)
Posted 31 Dec 2016 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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BTW: NAZI (National Socialist) should be considered, using the present inaccurate terms, Left Wing.

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BTW 2: Churchill and other British Conservatives. Were shocked that 'Right Wing' (Pro-Capitalist) Mussolini would ally himself with 'Left Wing' (Anti-Capitalist) Hitler.

WTF are you saying? Neither was a capitalist, nor left wing. They were fascists.

No one that I have ever come across has tried to distort the terms left wing and right wing except you.

The recent trend in America to define things as either pro government control or anti-government control is something peculiar to American politics and I suspect it's roots. Who benefits from loosening democratically elected systems control? Despite what people (read American, because this is purely an American view as far as I can tell) it's not the man in the street. The average poor white worker actually benefits from more government intervention. It protects the social safety net, it provides infrastructure, it provides policing, security, schooling, Healthcare and environmental protection when done properly. None of these things can be provided successfully by neo-liberal capitalism. Yet the very people that need government the most have been sold snake oil in the form of Trump. Trump and his team of ogliarchs will now go about cutting the very support systems designed to protect the average worker. They will cut their own taxes and any regulations designed to stop them doing too much damage in their quest for profits. Trump's business model has been one of screwing over the small guy and there is absolutely no reason that will stop now.

I've watched the American talking heads on the news shows trying to guild this turd they've elected, and make the best of it.

All this talk of left wing and right wing in America is nonsense. Just like you trying to portray Hitler and Mussolini as left wing and right wing. There is no left wing in America, and hasn't been for a long time. Reagan was actually left of Obama. Bernie Sanders was a genuine left wing candidate. The powers that be freaked out and thought America wouldn't have voted for such a blatant socialist. Maybe they were right, especially when you see what they did vote for.

The problem is that you don't know what left wing is, which is why you are having trouble labelling it. To most Americans it's a mythical creature you can only speculate about, and mostly come up with pure flights of fancy.
37) Message boards : Politics : Since Bob has locked the Trump thread I will post this. (Message 1839172)
Posted 31 Dec 2016 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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I think if we weren't all so hung up on party associations, a lot of the angst would stop, and some actual good things for everybody would happen. I wish the political party system would go away, and we could vote based on the actual candidate.

And that all eligible voters shows up.
Unfortunately it's now a common trend not to vote.

A lot of effort was put in by Republicans to stop certain groups from voting at all. It was openly part of their campaign strategy.
38) Message boards : Politics : Immigrant Migrant Refugee SUPREMACY-Is RACIST DEPLORABLE & TREASONOUS KKKOMMIE KKKryBABY KKKLOWNS with Their Continuing TREASONOUS Behaviours, will LOSE All Elections if They Keep Spouting TREASONOUS Free Speech (Message 1839171)
Posted 31 Dec 2016 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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Mr. Eye, ES is not a Democrat.
Neither am I.
"A rose(or a cabbage), by any other name....."

Despite what you like to believe, your political system is not the centre of the world.

Your insistence that it does reminds me of the old joke about a man who walks into a bar in Northern Ireland and is asked if he is a Catholic or a Protestant. He replies that he is a Muslim, so the bartender says, " yes, but are you a Catholic Muslim or a Protestant Muslim?"

Thats how daft you sound when think anyone who is upset that Trump won must be a democrat. Perhaps as people outside looking in, we have a clearer perspective than you do?
39) Message boards : Politics : Since Bob has locked the Trump thread I will post this. (Message 1838936)
Posted 30 Dec 2016 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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Or perhaps a necessary correction to the Dangerous, Anti-Tolerant, and Incompetent Left.

The left is anti-tolerant? What?

You do realize Trump appointed Steve Bannon, right?
[Steve Bannon] has "pushed racist, sexist, xenophobic and anti-Semitic material into the vein of the alternative right"


The anti-tolerant and anti-women's rights and anti gay and anti non-white rhetoric of the right are the main reasons I affiliate with the democratic party.. I don't know what about the liberal movement can be considered 'anti-tolerant'. That's pretty laughable.

Ex...

The Left attacks other Targets. Men, Whites, etc.

The Left is as Bigoted and Dangerous as those they attack.

Think of Stalin attacking Hitler.

What world do you live in where it's white men who are being attacked?

I don't see white men being threatened with being put on a registry.
I don't see white men panicking because they are about to have their health programs unfunded.
I don't see white men being forced to undergo abusive sexual orientation conversion therapy.
I don't see white men being targeted by police on a daily basis.

So please explain to me how your fundamental liberties are being stripped from you because you are a white man.
40) Message boards : Politics : Immigrant Migrant Refugee SUPREMACY-Is RACIST DEPLORABLE & TREASONOUS KKKOMMIE KKKryBABY KKKLOWNS with Their Continuing TREASONOUS Behaviours, will LOSE All Elections if They Keep Spouting TREASONOUS Free Speech (Message 1838933)
Posted 30 Dec 2016 by Profile Es99Project Donor
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http://time.com/4558510/electoral-college-history-slavery/
Or another view, that it was designed to protect the slave states.
And the Slavers were large land owners. Rentier capitalists. "Rentier capitalism is used to describe economic practices of monopolization of access to any (physical, financial, intellectual, etc.) kind of property, and gaining significant amounts of profit without contribution to society."

The slave trade has simply moved to the privatised prison system. Disproportionately incarcerate black people and use them for cheap labor.

Of course, 'inner city' is one of those code words for black people that Trump supporters and the alt-right like to use.


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