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Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 10:21 AM
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Posted By apathoid
Could be, why don't we wait until all the...

Could be, why don't we wait until all the relevant information comes to light before we lynch they guy. All I'm saying.
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 10:16 AM
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Posted By apathoid
You kinda did. You started the question with "I...

You kinda did. You started the question with "I take it that you...." as if something I said gave you that impression.

No, I don't think Russia has absolutely (done) nothing wrong relative to the...
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 10:03 AM
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Posted By apathoid
<SNIP> Edited for civility and rule 9.

<SNIP>
Edited for civility and rule 9.
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 09:59 AM
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Posted By apathoid
:rolleyes: What is your deal?

:rolleyes: What is your deal?
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 09:57 AM
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Posted By apathoid
That not the definition Argummemnon quoted. You...

That not the definition Argummemnon quoted. You guys need to get on the same page.

Dont watch CNN or Fox. I rarely watch TV at all, except for movie night and binge watching some of my shows. 24...
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 09:43 AM
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Posted By apathoid
Where did I say that. Try reading what I'm...

Where did I say that. Try reading what I'm writing.
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 09:37 AM
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Posted By apathoid
I don't support suppressing others free speech if...

I don't support suppressing others free speech if thats what you're asking. Do you?
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 09:34 AM
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Posted By apathoid
Seriously? You supported your position by...

Seriously? You supported your position by insisting that the word table doesn't have a universally accepted definition. Table. Thats Stundie worthy. Table is in the dictionary, do you want a link to...
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 09:14 AM
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Posted By apathoid
Couldn't have seen this coming. :jaw-dropp

Couldn't have seen this coming. :jaw-dropp
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 09:13 AM
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Posted By apathoid
Sigh. :rolleyes:

Sigh. :rolleyes:
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 09:12 AM
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Posted By apathoid
I've been yellow carded for a derail already so...

I've been yellow carded for a derail already so this will be my last post about this before getting back to the OP.



He owns properties all over the world. Of course he has some casual ties to...
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 09:02 AM
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Posted By apathoid
I'll be happy to agree upon a universally...

I'll be happy to agree upon a universally accepted definition, but there isn't one. If you're trying to get me to defend Fox, you're barking up the wrong tree.
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 08:58 AM
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Posted By apathoid
The skeptic in me thinks that any smoking guns...

The skeptic in me thinks that any smoking guns would have been leaked by now. Even Van Jones has admitted "Russia is big nothingburger".



Benghazi was all fluff too, I didnt buy any of that...
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 08:46 AM
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Posted By apathoid
CNNs ratings are still pretty high right now,...

CNNs ratings are still pretty high right now, which is at odds with the media trust polls I've been talking about. I guess I'm not the only one watching strictly for the cringe.
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 08:41 AM
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Posted By apathoid
That notwithstanding, the poll dropped only a few...

That notwithstanding, the poll dropped only a few percentage points from 2015 so Trumps influence by Sept 2016 was marginal.



The media is doing it to themselves. They better be praying to...
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 08:32 AM
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Posted By apathoid
Heres my definition: fake news is inaccurate and...

Heres my definition: fake news is inaccurate and or irresponsible reporting that is attempting to push a false narrative.
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 08:27 AM
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Posted By apathoid
Here...

Here (http://maristpoll.marist.edu/wp-content/misc/usapolls/us170621_PBS_NPR/NPR_PBS%20NewsHour_Marist%20Poll_Written%20Summary%20of%20Findings_Democracy_Trust_July%202007.pdf) it is.

Very...
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 08:17 AM
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Posted By apathoid
Fake news is fake news. Sorry you don't like that...

Fake news is fake news. Sorry you don't like that moniker but its an accurate description in this case. I expect a lot better reporting from mainstream media than we are getting. The poll I linked...
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 08:09 AM
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Posted By apathoid
The poll was from September 2016. The poll...

The poll was from September 2016.

The poll is about trust in the reporting of the media, not the trust of Trump but I saw something about that as well. I'll see if I can find it.
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 08:04 AM
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Posted By apathoid
Not exactly a ringing endorsement.

Not exactly a ringing endorsement.
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 08:00 AM
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Posted By apathoid
I don't think the joke is funny either way, but I...

I don't think the joke is funny either way, but I get where you're coming from. I'm an avid listener of comedy podcasts and many comedians comment on how they get attacked so often from the PC left...
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 07:02 AM
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Posted By apathoid
That Evergreen State professor found this out the...

That Evergreen State professor found this out the hard way. Faculty and students are calling for his firing because he opposed some sort of "no whites on campus" day. The guy is a progressive. No one...
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 06:54 AM
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Posted By apathoid
Is there any context to back that up? If that's...

Is there any context to back that up? If that's the case I'd agree with you wholeheartedly that the firing was unjust.
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 06:52 AM
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Posted By apathoid
Indeed. The poll was somewhat skewed by...

Indeed. The poll was somewhat skewed by Democrats. Republican and Independents trust were are 14% and 30% respectively IIRC. This poll was from 2016 as well, so I reckon it's quite a bit on the high...
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 06:45 AM
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Posted By apathoid
Agreed, thats pretty fricking racist joke.That...

Agreed, thats pretty fricking racist joke.That would fly in the 90s but not today.
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 06:28 AM
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Posted By apathoid
I don't think it's hyberbole. Peoples trust in...

I don't think it's hyberbole. Peoples trust in media is already at an all-time low and as they basically fired three journalists for fake news. Then their own guys are getting caught on tape saying...
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 06:20 AM
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Posted By apathoid
Somewhat relevant I'd say. Gallup -...

Somewhat relevant I'd say.

Gallup - Americans' Trust in Mass Media Sinks to New Low (http://www.gallup.com/poll/195542/americans-trust-mass-media-sinks-new-low.aspx)


"Americans' trust and...
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 06:09 AM
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Posted By apathoid
It's far, far beyond silly. CNN had the worst...

It's far, far beyond silly. CNN had the worst week imaginable for a news network and they follow it up with this.

This is all I'll say since I've been warned to stay on topic, but defending...
Forum: USA Politics 6th July 2017, 05:57 AM
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Posted By apathoid
..and people still think I'm the jerk here. Not...

..and people still think I'm the jerk here. Not taking the bait this time.
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 09:22 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Finally some sane voices here. Its textbook...

Finally some sane voices here. Its textbook bullying and I hate that people hide behind political ideology in defending "the man". Cant we throw our political opinions out and defend our principles...
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 08:16 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Thats why this CNN affair is a clown show. The...

Thats why this CNN affair is a clown show. The obvious and expected backlash includes CNN being the butt of thousand of new memes and gifs. I'm predicting Trump will use one or more of them and cycle...
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 08:07 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Cool, thanks for responding. Lets say...

Cool, thanks for responding.


Lets say you are right, do you think it should be that way?


Agreed.


When I said obvious, I was talking about the charge more than the subsequent trial....
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 07:54 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Thanks for the link, I'll have a read. ETA:...

Thanks for the link, I'll have a read.

ETA: He said something completely insensitive about a widow. Thats social darwinism. A bit different, IMO.
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 06:29 PM
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Posted By apathoid
It's not silly at all but I get your point. The...

It's not silly at all but I get your point. The ideas of others should have no bearing on my values. But they do. I can only tolerate so much identity politics, race baiting, femmanazis, and post...
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:58 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Any moron can google. I wanted your definition...

Any moron can google. I wanted your definition and then I wanted examples of my posts that fit that definition. Apparently that's too much to ask.
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:56 PM
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Posted By apathoid
I know, I'm a hypocrite. Guilty as charged. At...

I know, I'm a hypocrite. Guilty as charged. At least I'm man enough to admit when I am wrong and to apologize for any offenses. He's still calling me alt-right and I want him back it up. Not too much...
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:52 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Well part of the definition is right there in the...

Well part of the definition is right there in the name "alt-right" so I can use my critical faculties to ascertain its some kind of right winger. I happen to know Laci Green isn't a right winger. I...
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:46 PM
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Posted By apathoid
So Laci Green is alt-right. The biggest feminist...

So Laci Green is alt-right. The biggest feminist on YouTube (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQ1ga8yuM50)? Man, you're full of gems today.
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:41 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Your claim that I was lying about my politics and...

Your claim that I was lying about my politics and yeah, me being alt-right, which I still have no idea what that even means.
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:39 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Back to my hypothetical free speech problem. I...

Back to my hypothetical free speech problem. I really do want to understand where you guys are coming from. Does everyone agree with uk2se that his boss can fire him for using social media/forums to...
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:34 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Whos trolling who? You made a claim, I just want...

Whos trolling who? You made a claim, I just want you to support it. Will you?
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:32 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Cool story bro. Hey, maybe you can find one of my...

Cool story bro. Hey, maybe you can find one of my right wing posts prior to this year....uke2se is having trouble.
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:28 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Just like CTers, you now refuse to provide...

Just like CTers, you now refuse to provide evidence after making a claim. I stand by my comment on your mindset.
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:26 PM
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Posted By apathoid
No, of course not. Try to keep up. You or...

No, of course not. Try to keep up. You or someone else here stated that no one wants to politically censor people, and I said there's a leftwing organization dedicated soley to that, especially on...
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:24 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Overwhelming huh. How about post that evidence...

Overwhelming huh. How about post that evidence then?
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:19 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Jesus, no wonder you think this CNN gif was hate...

Jesus, no wonder you think this CNN gif was hate speech. I was making a joke about where I live. Its called self deprecating humor...to try to lighten the mood. Its you who needs to step away and go...
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:11 PM
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Posted By apathoid
How you doing on all my pre 2017 right wing...

How you doing on all my pre 2017 right wing posts. The search feature works. Use it.
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:10 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Sigh, and still claim to be moderate? ...

Sigh, and still claim to be moderate?



If you think your employer can do that to you, its you who doesnt know what free speech means....
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:08 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Most, yes. Can we agree on that? Apologies if...

Most, yes. Can we agree on that? Apologies if you are offended by any mis-characterization of your political views. I would love to end the derail, I feel a like a hoard of rabid chickens are...
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2017, 05:05 PM
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Posted By apathoid
Admittedly it was trolling on my part. But here's...

Admittedly it was trolling on my part. But here's the thing, you had no evidence that I am being less than sincere. You've painted me as a alt-righter, whatever the frick that is, and it's much...
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