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Old 23rd February 2022, 04:45 PM   #201
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Rick's GOP platform is rather long-winded. He can simplify it to one sentence.

"Make America a white, male, christian ruled dictatorship."
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Old 23rd February 2022, 05:26 PM   #202
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Originally Posted by kookbreaker View Post
Are they?
Yes.
ANyway, I doubt GOP Congress critters will be anxious to term themselves out of office....
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Old 23rd February 2022, 05:34 PM   #203
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Originally Posted by Jim_MDP View Post
I'm a tad sensitive to such, being in the path of two of them... the decades old Jefferson movement at the coastal CA/OR border; and this new Greater Idaho insanity (had an actual Oregon state vote on the concept and everything .. it was quite popular) that would transfer most all of conservative rural Oregon (and IIRC the NE corner of Cali) to Idaho proper, leaving mostly just the NW progressive corner as Oregon.
Make them their own state. Then put their wall around it, 100ft high. Electrify it, and shut the gates. Let nobody in or out. They can shoot and eat whatever they like. And start on each other when the deer and the antelope run out. Just make sure the gates stay shut.
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Old 24th February 2022, 10:36 PM   #204
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Former Prez. Trump mistakenly thought that the U.S. invaded Ukraine.
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Old 25th February 2022, 12:10 AM   #205
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Former Prez. Trump mistakenly thought that the U.S. invaded Ukraine.
Yes. Already discussed twice.
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Old 25th February 2022, 07:19 AM   #206
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Yes.
ANyway, I doubt GOP Congress critters will be anxious to term themselves out of office....
I have my doubts. Usually the GOP is lining up in a desperate bid to see who can outdo the cruelty of the last GOPper to propose something. I'd like to see actual evidence of them actually shying away from this craziness.

Frankly, I've seen too much of the Republican party of late to believe any of them are going to back away from the crazy. They're just gonna build a platform of bigger crazy instead.
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Old 25th February 2022, 07:51 AM   #207
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Originally Posted by kookbreaker View Post
I have my doubts. Usually the GOP is lining up in a desperate bid to see who can outdo the cruelty of the last GOPper to propose something. I'd like to see actual evidence of them actually shying away from this craziness.

Frankly, I've seen too much of the Republican party of late to believe any of them are going to back away from the crazy. They're just gonna build a platform of bigger crazy instead.
That's been what the Republican party has been doing for the last 30 years. As far as they are concerned when crazy doesn't work it just means they weren't crazy enough. As bad as Trump is there is still worse to come.
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Senator Tommy Tuberville (R-AL) says Russia is a communist country (dumb) and invaded Ukraine because they need more farmland (dumber).

https://news.yahoo.com/sen-tommy-tub...211237327.html
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Old 25th February 2022, 08:07 AM   #209
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Some reporter asked AZ Governor Ducey about crazy lady Wendy Rodgers cuddling up to nazis and he replied "better than having a democrat in office." Stay classy!

Tweets are embedded in this blog thingie here.

She's speaking at nazi Incel douchebag Nick Fuentes' "America First PAC" later this week, presumably to avoid those liberal cucks at CPAC.
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Ted Cruz called Jen Psaki "Peppermint Patty."

Jen: "I can't be offended. I like Peppermint Patty."

Swing and a miss, Ted....

He should have said, "She's uglier than my wife."
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Am I late to the party with this “do you know who I am” gem?

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/w...21862.html?amp
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Old 25th February 2022, 08:37 AM   #212
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AZ Governor Doug Ducey saying the quiet part out loud. It seems to me the Rs are getting more vocal and more unhinged.

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Old 25th February 2022, 09:32 AM   #213
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Sen. Rick Scott (R, FL) has issued his own GOP agenda:



But we don't want to indoctrinate our children with any political ideology, right? Just be made to proclaim how great America is, swear "under God", and don't learn how racism has shaped and affected this country.



We can't have it being used for nefarious purposes like these:

"Information on race is required for many Federal programs and is critical in making policy decisions, particularly for civil rights. States use these data to meet legislative redistricting principles. Race data also are used to promote equal employment opportunities and to assess racial disparities in health and environmental risks."


IOW: We can't have "good guys" like Derek Chauvin, Aaron Russell, Eric J. DeValkenaere, Joshua Taylor and Brandon Dingman, Andrew Delke, William Darby, Michael Slager , Aaron Cody Smith, et al....all convicted of killing someone unlawfully.

He's obviously referring to the BLM protests of last year but he opposes the Jan. 6 Committee investigating that "protest".







Tell that to Sweden, Denmark, Canada, Norway, Germany, and France, and the Iceland. The US poverty rate is 17.8% .
Sweden: 17.10%, Denmark 12.6%, Canada 11.6%, Norway 12.7%, Germany 14.8%, France 13.6%, Iceland 8.8%.



He finally got something right!

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Need I really point out the irony of the above?



Note how he declares the nuclear family is "God's design" and then proceeds to say that 'to say otherwise is denying science'. Since when is science based on religion beliefs? This is nothing more than an bigoted attack on non-heterosexuals. And what does socialism have to do with defining 'family'?



Again with the 'science' based on religion. Has anyone denied that a zygote is 'human'? What does he think pro-choice people believe? That a zygote is another species? It's "person", not "human" that is in question. There are two 'sexes', not 'genders'. For someone who says he believes in science, maybe he should learn what is science and what is belief.



Ah, yes...the good old "Christian victimization" claim. What? No "War on Christmas" claims? Please stop picking on us Christians!

Note the bolded part after just telling us that schoolchildren should be forced to say the Oath of Allegiance every day and that no mention of race or ethnicity can be asked by the government. And which party is having conniption fits over CRT (which isn't even taught in schools)?




So globalists aren't American? Since when? Nothing like good old fashioned isolationism. Sounds like N. Korea. This guy lives in La La Land if he thinks most of the above is possible.

Scott is the perfect example of what is wrong with today's GOP.
It's the usually right-wing word salad. they have no principles, no ideas, no actual policies. They just have these vague notions of being angry at stuff. That's why they can hold one position on issue A and hold a position on issue B that actually is a direct contradiction to their former position. The smart ones at least know to space the contradicting statements out and not have them in the same bullet point.
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Old 25th February 2022, 12:23 PM   #214
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Am I late to the party with this “do you know who I am” gem?

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/w...21862.html?amp
I had to laugh at his 'not really an apology' apology:

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“Just over a week ago I was stopped in Sarasota for speeding. During the stop I was belligerent and rude to the officer who stopped me. Much interest has been shown in local media and many comments made as to my behavior. I’m not going to justify my poor temper on that day or attempt to mitigate it in any way . There will be some who will say it’s not the first time I’ve acted out and they’d be right. I have faults and one of them is to be overly aggressive on occasion when I’m challenged. In the political arena that is possibly a good thing but on a personal level it’s not."
He's shown exactly who and what he is: a bigoted, entitled, vindictive *******. That should get him elected in Florida.
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Old 25th February 2022, 12:40 PM   #215
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I had to laugh at his 'not really an apology' apology:



He's shown exactly who and what he is: a bigoted, entitled, vindictive *******. That should get him elected in Florida.
Seems like a safe bet.
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Old 25th February 2022, 03:03 PM   #216
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I had to laugh at his 'not really an apology' apology:



He's shown exactly who and what he is: a bigoted, entitled, vindictive *******. That should get him elected in Florida.
I heartily recommend, from this day forth, the board should call him: "Karen".

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Old 25th February 2022, 03:08 PM   #217
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I heartily recommend, from this day forth, the board should call him: "Karen".

And it shall be done.....
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Old 27th February 2022, 05:07 AM   #218
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Mike Lindell confronted CBS News’ Robert Costa at CPAC. He called him a “traitor to America“ and got everyone to chant “traitor! traitor! traitor!“ at him.

Classy.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Mike Lindell confronted CBS News’ Robert Costa at CPAC. He called him a “traitor to America“ and got everyone to chant “traitor! traitor! traitor!“ at him.

Classy.
Someone needs to throw on of his My Slippers he's hawking now at him.
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Mike Lindell confronted CBS News’ Robert Costa at CPAC. He called him a “traitor to America“ and got everyone to chant “traitor! traitor! traitor!“ at him.

Classy.
They may as well just wear swastikas and/or white hoods. Their hate, racism, fascism and general disdain for freedom hasn't been a secret for over a decade.
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The do love their chants: Lock her up, Let's go, Brandon, Traitor, You will not replace us, Fire Fauci, Send her back, Stop the Steal, etc. I think it's all their little brains can remember.
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The do love their chants: Lock her up, Let's go, Brandon, Traitor, You will not replace us, Fire Fauci, Send her back, Stop the Steal, etc. I think it's all their little brains can remember.
I have long argued than any right wing policy statement has to fit on a bumper sticker.
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Old 28th February 2022, 06:48 PM   #223
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I have long argued than any right wing policy statement has to fit on a bumper sticker.
True... usually on a truck that couldn't pass an emissions test and a rifle in the back window.
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True... usually on a truck that couldn't pass an emissions test and a rifle in the back window.
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Rick's GOP platform is rather long-winded. He can simplify it to one sentence.

"Make America a white, male, christian ruled dictatorship."
Of course, we are not talking Bible-Christians with all that “love your neighbor” “forgive your enemy” and “whatever you do to the least of my brethren you do to Me.”

We are talking prosperity-Gospel crap: “my having lots of money is proof that God loves me.”
(See Joel Osteen ministries for more details)
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The do love their chants: Lock her up, Let's go, Brandon, Traitor, You will not replace us, Fire Fauci, Send her back, Stop the Steal, etc. I think it's all their little brains can remember.
I saw a roadside sign that said “Biden = inflation.”
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I saw a roadside sign that said “Biden = inflation.”
I guess Biden is responsible for inflation elsewhere, too. Most of Europe and several other countries are experiencing high inflation rates for the same reasons the US is. But ignorance and/or stupidity reduces it to 'blame Biden'.

https://tradingeconomics.com/country...inflation-rate
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Maybe not quite safe for work. Put the sound on. Don't be drinking coffee or any other beverage.
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https://twitter.com/mattdcompton/sta...41121583640577

Maybe not quite safe for work. Put the sound on. Don't be drinking coffee or any other beverage.
Nice one!
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Originally Posted by shemp View Post
https://twitter.com/mattdcompton/sta...41121583640577

Maybe not quite safe for work. Put the sound on. Don't be drinking coffee or any other beverage.
My Aunt Hazel would have agreed wholeheartedly.
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“Almost without exception, every time I’m on an airplane, either the captain or a flight attendant will come up to me, will hug me and say, ‘Thank you for fighting for us.’”
https://twitter.com/therecount/statu...41431612170244

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He forgot to start it with "Sir..."
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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) during meeting with D.C. trucker convoy:

“Almost without exception, every time I’m on an airplane, either the captain or a flight attendant will come up to me, will hug me and say, ‘Thank you for fighting for us.’”
https://twitter.com/therecount/statu...41431612170244

And then, I get a standing ovation from the entire First Class section before we start our descent into Cancun!
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He probably has Anita Bryant turned up so high on his headphones that he doesn't realize what they're actually saying is "put your mask back on you ******* dingbat." But it's just a semantic quibble, he knows what they really mean.
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US Rep. Madison Cawthorn calls Ukrainian president a 'thug'

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RALEIGH, N.C. — U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina told supporters he thought Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy was a "thug"—a comment that runs counter to the overwhelming share of Republicans with a favorable view of the leader fending off a military invasion from Russia.

"Remember that Zelenskyy is a thug," Cawthorn said in a video obtained by WRAL. "Remember that the Ukrainian government is incredibly corrupt and is incredibly evil and has been pushing woke ideologies."

It was unclear where the video was taken. Cawthorn had a number of events in the state over the weekend.
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Also merely having his license revoked will never stop him from driving

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On cold medicine?
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This is the same guy who lied about his friend leaving him for dead in the car after the accident (his now ex-friend actually pulled him out of the burning car), lying about the accident ending his going to the Naval Academy when he'd already been rejected before the accident, and had several claims of harassing women while in college, etc. He's an idiot.

I'd like to know what his license was revoked for but it's protected information.

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On cold medicine?
Nah, just a case of stupid.
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