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Forum: USA Politics 1st December 2022, 12:07 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 2,150
Posted By Donal
I mean, his very good friend also had some nice...

I mean, his very good friend also had some nice things to say about good old Adolph.

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Forum: USA Politics 1st December 2022, 11:04 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 969
Posted By Donal
The problem is, that stuff might sound good. It...

The problem is, that stuff might sound good. It just doesn't really work in the real world. In fact, there are a few contradictions in there. How can you be a "budget hawk" for "small government" and...
Forum: USA Politics 1st December 2022, 10:32 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 12,107
Posted By Donal
I think this is what happened in Virginia last...

I think this is what happened in Virginia last year. McAuliffe pretty much ran on "Orange Man bad!" while Youngkin kept Trump at arm's length and talked about re-opening schools and such. Granted,...
Forum: USA Politics 1st December 2022, 08:36 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 713
Posted By Donal
There's a law called the Reapportionment Act....

There's a law called the Reapportionment Act. It's been rewritten several times throughout our history to keep up with the growing population but hasn't been updated since about 1920.

That's when...
Forum: USA Politics 30th November 2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 969
Posted By Donal
Every time they lose, they do an autopsy. But,...

Every time they lose, they do an autopsy. But, they don't learn things like "how to govern better" or "how to attract new demographics of voters". No, they learn how to consolidate power, how to rile...
Forum: USA Politics 30th November 2022, 10:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 663
Posted By Donal
Looking at an issue and taking a moderate stance...

Looking at an issue and taking a moderate stance is one thing. A perfectly reasonable and informed person can do that. Nobody needs to be hardcore on every issue.

But "centrism" as your main...
Forum: USA Politics 30th November 2022, 09:30 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 663
Posted By Donal
Sean Patrick Maloney is in the Problem Solvers...

Sean Patrick Maloney is in the Problem Solvers Caucus. That should show you how useless they are.

They are cynical, gutless, self-serving, performative, smug little snots who just help push the...
Forum: USA Politics 30th November 2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 6,468
Posted By Donal
Also, people who want to complain are more vocal...

Also, people who want to complain are more vocal than people who are content. "Twitter is not real life" applies in this sense.



I don't know about that. A lot of his current press is negative....
Forum: USA Politics 28th November 2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 146,178
Posted By Donal
It is crazy how easily the masks come off. You...

It is crazy how easily the masks come off. You just need one loud mouth voicing his support, and then they all think it is safe.
Forum: USA Politics 25th November 2022, 04:37 AM
Replies: 2,768
Views: 146,178
Posted By Donal
Is that a euphemism for a sex act? Because if so,...

Is that a euphemism for a sex act? Because if so, yes, he probably did.
Forum: USA Politics 23rd November 2022, 11:50 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,185
Posted By Donal
that sounds like the sort of thing people said in...

that sounds like the sort of thing people said in 2015 about an old gameshow host.
Forum: USA Politics 23rd November 2022, 08:48 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,185
Posted By Donal
I'm saving my vote for Tikki Tikki Tembo-no Sa...

I'm saving my vote for Tikki Tikki Tembo-no Sa Rembo-chari Bari Ruchi-pip Peri Pembo
Forum: USA Politics 23rd November 2022, 06:41 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,185
Posted By Donal
Meh. It's Candace Owens' sloppy seconds. By the...

Meh. It's Candace Owens' sloppy seconds. By the time she and her Tesco brand Rupert Murdoch husband are done, West will need a sugar daddy of his own.
Forum: USA Politics 22nd November 2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,185
Posted By Donal
That's anti-sex worker

That's anti-sex worker
Forum: USA Politics 22nd November 2022, 11:07 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,167
Posted By Donal
You forgot to wish peace be upon his name,...

You forgot to wish peace be upon his name, infidel.
Forum: USA Politics 22nd November 2022, 10:29 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,167
Posted By Donal
Your scenario hinges on a rich white man facing...

Your scenario hinges on a rich white man facing actual consequences for something other than messing with the money of richer white men.
Forum: USA Politics 18th November 2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 41,087
Posted By Donal
Especially after years of "when will Nancy...

Especially after years of "when will Nancy retire?" Lord knows I'm not her biggest fan, but I don't think you need to dig too deep here. Given the ******** we're about to view, she's probably decided...
Forum: USA Politics 18th November 2022, 08:17 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 41,087
Posted By Donal
He's been rumored to be Pelosi's successor for a...

He's been rumored to be Pelosi's successor for a few years now. The first impeachment hearing was supposed to be his moment. I think he did well.
Forum: USA Politics 18th November 2022, 08:09 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,361
Posted By Donal
I'm still getting a lot of Scott Walker energy...

I'm still getting a lot of Scott Walker energy from DeSantis. The dude barely won his first election. He looked like a blathering idiot when he debated Crist. He tries to play off the fact that he...
Forum: USA Politics 17th November 2022, 06:11 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,361
Posted By Donal
actually, they need to cap it at 65

actually, they need to cap it at 65
Forum: USA Politics 14th November 2022, 02:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,279
Posted By Donal
to be fair, he doesn't say which sides of civil...

to be fair, he doesn't say which sides of civil rights cases he argues.
Forum: USA Politics 14th November 2022, 10:00 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,361
Posted By Donal
Jesse does his part. He married 2 women. His...

Jesse does his part. He married 2 women. His first wife and then the much younger producer he cheated on her with.
Forum: USA Politics 14th November 2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 12,107
Posted By Donal
COMPSTAT wasn't rolled out until the 1990s, so...

COMPSTAT wasn't rolled out until the 1990s, so getting data from 1960 for it would be a little difficult. also, what was considered a crime and how it was reported has differed greatly over the...
Forum: USA Politics 14th November 2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,279
Posted By Donal
Ben Garrison is a bell end.

Ben Garrison is a bell end.
Forum: USA Politics 13th November 2022, 01:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,279
Posted By Donal
I regard him as a culmination, perhaps an...

I regard him as a culmination, perhaps an acceleration of what the GOP has been doing for 40+ years. Thi is why I don't believe in "sensible Republicans".



no. Trump was a symptom. The GQP is...
Forum: USA Politics 11th November 2022, 01:40 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,361
Posted By Donal
Didn't Youngkin win because he was able to...

Didn't Youngkin win because he was able to separate himself from Trump while all the tired old centrist the democrats dug up could run on was "Orange Man Bad"?

And let's not assume Trump is done...
Forum: USA Politics 11th November 2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 41,087
Posted By Donal
Ya, Maloney is more than welcome to take his spot...

Ya, Maloney is more than welcome to take his spot on the unemployment line. He ran a progressive out of a safe blue district because he didn't have the guts to defend his own and lost anyway when he...
Forum: USA Politics 11th November 2022, 10:21 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 12,107
Posted By Donal
I can also imagine some Republicans like Keane...

I can also imagine some Republicans like Keane will be willing to work with Democrats on some issues like infrastructure.
Forum: USA Politics 11th November 2022, 08:20 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,361
Posted By Donal
So one party actually passes policies to appeal...

So one party actually passes policies to appeal to young voters and defies history. The other party will obviously re-evaluate its platform to appeal to young voters better.

Wait, no. They want to...
Forum: USA Politics 10th November 2022, 01:44 PM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,361
Posted By Donal
And he had the good sense to resign rather than...

And he had the good sense to resign rather than drag the country through a trial.
Forum: USA Politics 10th November 2022, 01:43 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 41,087
Posted By Donal
Or they will just give it to someone we already...

Or they will just give it to someone we already know who is donor friendly and order their voters to get hyped about Gavin Newsome or Kamla Harris or whoever.
Forum: USA Politics 10th November 2022, 10:59 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 41,087
Posted By Donal
DAMN IT! Does Colorado have any type of automatic...

DAMN IT! Does Colorado have any type of automatic recount laws?
Forum: USA Politics 10th November 2022, 10:57 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,361
Posted By Donal
All he had to do was use the resources already...

All he had to do was use the resources already set up for him. No one would have cared if it was Obama and W that made the pandemic response playbook. He would have gotten credit for following the...
Forum: USA Politics 10th November 2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,361
Posted By Donal
There is no long-term plan. There's just today's...

There is no long-term plan. There's just today's objective. If there isn't a strong enough Democrat to scapegoat, then they just turn on someone like the tech CEOs. Or Latinos in their camp. Anyone...
Forum: USA Politics 10th November 2022, 10:05 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,361
Posted By Donal
It's asymmetrical warfare. Republicans don't have...

It's asymmetrical warfare. Republicans don't have a plan to govern because they don't want to. Their whole shtick is to roll back the federal government. So pointing out that a Republican House with...
Forum: USA Politics 10th November 2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 3,361
Posted By Donal
Republicans(or conservatives depending on the...

Republicans(or conservatives depending on the year) always learn lessons from the biggest losses. They picked up Wallace and Goldwater's "States' Rights" bits and turned them into the Southern...
Forum: USA Politics 10th November 2022, 08:23 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 41,087
Posted By Donal
Chris Sununu and Brian Kemp are watching those...

Chris Sununu and Brian Kemp are watching those two attack each other and smiling. Probably Tom Cotton too
Forum: USA Politics 10th November 2022, 07:10 AM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 41,087
Posted By Donal
Or, he could say "see, they didn't listen to me...

Or, he could say "see, they didn't listen to me enough!" or something else a malignant narcissist would say.
Forum: USA Politics 10th November 2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 12,107
Posted By Donal
As of right now, we don't know if the Democrats...

As of right now, we don't know if the Democrats lost control of either chamber. They probably will end up losing the House and normally I scoff at Democrats' celebration of "moral victories" but...
Forum: USA Politics 10th November 2022, 06:07 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 12,107
Posted By Donal
Is there a faction within either party that...

Is there a faction within either party that doesn't apply to? Are you unaware of how our 2 party system works?
Forum: USA Politics 10th November 2022, 05:57 AM
Replies: 669
Views: 12,107
Posted By Donal
We agree that centrists are really just...

We agree that centrists are really just Republicans.
Forum: USA Politics 9th November 2022, 03:01 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 12,107
Posted By Donal
Because Democrats at elast ostensibly align with...

Because Democrats at elast ostensibly align with progressives. Fortunately for Democratic "leadership" they finally started doing that in earnest. Maybe they can show at least half the love to...
Forum: USA Politics 9th November 2022, 02:40 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 41,087
Posted By Donal
I'm sure if she pulls out the win, she will take...

I'm sure if she pulls out the win, she will take a moment to contemplate how she came so close to defeat and learn that her extremist, divisive, language, and performative patriotism were a detriment...
Forum: USA Politics 9th November 2022, 02:36 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 12,107
Posted By Donal
Because they think the path to victory is diet...

Because they think the path to victory is diet Republicans
Forum: USA Politics 9th November 2022, 01:56 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 12,107
Posted By Donal
And yet complementing Russia, China, and North...

And yet complementing Russia, China, and North Korea for cracking down on the press and such isn't a political death sentence.

Nobody is kissing Cuba's ass, but we should be ashamed about some of...
Forum: USA Politics 9th November 2022, 01:35 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 12,107
Posted By Donal
You'd think the Democrats would have learned to...

You'd think the Democrats would have learned to stop treating "Latinos" as one big monolith. Obviously, there are nuanced differences, not just in nationality, but in terms of class as well.

What...
Forum: USA Politics 9th November 2022, 01:07 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 12,107
Posted By Donal
That's a big assumption. Peltola is still winning...

That's a big assumption. Peltola is still winning big in Alaska. She's almost at 50% now. It wouldn't take many of Begich's voters to prefer her to Palin to hold the seat. RCV makes the individual...
Forum: USA Politics 9th November 2022, 12:55 PM
Replies: 1,173
Views: 41,087
Posted By Donal
it is looking like the under 40 turn out was well...

it is looking like the under 40 turn out was well above expectations. almost like taking action to get their vote worked.
Forum: USA Politics 9th November 2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 12,107
Posted By Donal
That's especially good if they believed Meijer...

That's especially good if they believed Meijer was going to lose anyway. This way, the first thing the general public heard about Gibbs was "too extreme". First impressions are a big deal.
Forum: USA Politics 9th November 2022, 12:10 PM
Replies: 669
Views: 12,107
Posted By Donal
Sarcasm. It obviously didn't backfire because the...

Sarcasm. It obviously didn't backfire because the Orange Weakling won. Like I said, I don't want to relitigate this.
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