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Re: GOP Convention
« Reply #87 on: July 20, 2016, 01:31:12 PM »
The whole GOP platform is based on Westboro Baptist Church teachings.
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Re: GOP Convention
« Reply #88 on: July 20, 2016, 02:21:04 PM »
I had the displeasure of listening to part of Chris Christie's 'speech' last night, and I was rather disgusted.  What the hell are these people thinking, calling for the opposing candidate to be locked up simply because of the accusations of someone on the opposing side?  Especially when a number of those accusations are specious at best, and several of them have been shown to be false?  Even though I don't like Hillary Clinton, that's not an excuse to pull that kind of crap.

Frankly, at this point, the Republican Party is pretty close to dead to me.  Which is sad when you consider its history.

Christie was  a United States Attorney for New Jersey, he knows the law states "innocent until to proven guilty," but in his speech he convicted Hillary for crimes she hasn't even been charged with. The man is a pompous piece of shit who suck anybody's d-ick to facilitate his own advancement.
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« Reply #89 on: July 20, 2016, 02:33:53 PM »
It's not just his own advancement, it's his only option left to stay in politics.

This is it for him.

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Re: GOP Convention
« Reply #90 on: July 20, 2016, 03:03:47 PM »
Irony, he has done all he could to keep his name from coming out as a co conspirator in the Bridgegate case yet has the balls to do what he did last night.
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Re: GOP Convention
« Reply #91 on: July 20, 2016, 04:04:05 PM »
Seems like we could end up with three or even four parties after this RNC debacle:
1) Sane Republicans who have conservative ideas and actually want to govern, 2) Sane Democrats who have liberal ideas and who actually want to govern, 3) greedy mother-effers who want to steal the country blind, and 4) crazy mother-effers who want to burn the country down.

Hope that 1) and 2) will be able to control and marginalize 3) and 4). Especially 4) who are being manipulated by 3).
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Re: GOP Convention
« Reply #92 on: July 20, 2016, 04:23:29 PM »
Seems like we could end up with three or even four parties after this RNC debacle:
1) Sane Republicans who have conservative ideas and actually want to govern, 2) Sane Democrats who have liberal ideas and who actually want to govern, 3) greedy mother-effers who want to steal the country blind, and 4) crazy mother-effers who want to burn the country down.

Hope that 1) and 2) will be able to control and marginalize 3) and 4). Especially 4) who are being manipulated by 3).

After? We have that now.

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Re: GOP Convention
« Reply #93 on: July 20, 2016, 04:35:39 PM »
I had the displeasure of listening to part of Chris Christie's 'speech' last night, and I was rather disgusted.  What the hell are these people thinking, calling for the opposing candidate to be locked up simply because of the accusations of someone on the opposing side?  Especially when a number of those accusations are specious at best, and several of them have been shown to be false?  Even though I don't like Hillary Clinton, that's not an excuse to pull that kind of crap.

Frankly, at this point, the Republican Party is pretty close to dead to me.  Which is sad when you consider its history.

So true.  You'd like to think that the Republican Party respects the FBI and House committee investigations that tore through Benghazi and the emails over and over and over and over.  For them to continue against Hillary after the investigations says more about how sad they have become then about Hillary.  But they continue (ala Christie) nevertheless.  I believe we will see in November exactly what happened 4 years ago.  The right lives in a bubble of their own thinking that ignores the realities around them.    Isn't there someone with clout within their ranks that is objective enough to see that?  Their inability to see how they have affected a growing Hispanic community whose votes they need show their shortsightedness.
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Re: GOP Convention
« Reply #94 on: July 20, 2016, 04:49:47 PM »
A Trump advisor says that Hillary Clinton should be executed for treason. What treasonous act did she commit?

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/07/20/donald-trump-s-thugs-execute-hillary-clinton-for-treason.html
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CLEVELAND -- It is not enough to simply beat Hillary Clinton, an adviser to Donald Trump’s campaign said. She must be killed.

The theme of the last two nights has been less 'Make America Safe Again' or 'Make America Work Again' and more 'Lock Her Up.' But some of Trump's most diehard supporters want to go further -- they want her to be executed.

"Anyone that commits treason should be shot," Al Baldasaro, an adviser to the Trump campaign for veterans issues, he told The Daily Beast. "I believe Hillary Clinton committed treason. She put people in danger. When people take confidential material off a server, you're sharing information with the enemy. That's treason."

Baldasaro was expanding on a violent call he made Tuesday, when he called for Clinton to be "put in the firing line" over her mishandling of classified emails. He made these remarks on the Jeff Kuhner Show, Buzzfeed reported.

But Trump’s adviser, who is also a state representative in New Hampshire, is not the only one at the convention who believes that Clinton should be executed for treasonous acts.

West Virginia lawmaker Michael Folk said earlier this week that Hillary Clinton should be "hung on the mall in Washington DC" for treason. And on the campaign trail, reports show that Trump supporters have repeatedly called for her death.

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“I'm a military man. Any person who gives up information on an unclassified server, you're putting Americans at risk,” he told The Daily Beast. “If you're the commander in chief or you're the secretary of state, you're dealing with the military. What makes her any better than people in the military? What makes her above the law?”

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I just looked, the US Military hasn't executed a soldier since 1961. So, the question isn't how is she any better but why is she less than a soldier if she's been a leader of them as a Secretary of State?

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The guy is being investigated by the Secret Service:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2016/07/20/secret-service-investigates-trump-advisor-who-said-clinton-should-be-executed/

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Re: GOP Convention
« Reply #95 on: July 20, 2016, 05:23:04 PM »
wow.  that's the best nonanswer I've seen in a while.  :P :P  oh well.

Ask a specific question, you'll get a specific answer.

Ask a vague question, you'll either get a request for clarification or a vague answer.

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« Reply #96 on: July 20, 2016, 06:05:19 PM »
Shelter in place.  Is that like in the 50s when they had kids duck under their desks to practice a nuke hitting?

Pretty much, yeah.
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« Reply #97 on: July 20, 2016, 06:17:28 PM »
Been looking around for news about riots and whatnot at the RNC.

Stumbled across this interview with some people from CODEPINK who are protesting Ohio's open carry policies by highlighting how ridiculous it is that even while guns are not banned in Cleveland for the RNC...tennis balls are.

http://therealnews.com/t2/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=31&Itemid=74&jumival=16801
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« Reply #98 on: July 20, 2016, 06:24:47 PM »
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Re: GOP Convention
« Reply #99 on: July 20, 2016, 06:32:32 PM »
The irony of the idiots calling for Clinton to be jailed or worse is that they're a perfect fundraising opportunity for Democrats.
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« Reply #100 on: July 20, 2016, 06:41:52 PM »
The irony of the idiots calling for Clinton to be jailed or worse is that they're a perfect fundraising opportunity for Democrats.

Yeah, just watched the Chris Christie speech. I swear. Trumps whole campaign and now this convention still makes me think of this.



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Re: GOP Convention
« Reply #101 on: July 20, 2016, 07:12:40 PM »
A reporter asked a group of convention attendees how many of them believed in science and to raise their hands.  They booed him.
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« Reply #102 on: July 20, 2016, 07:19:21 PM »
A reporter asked a group of convention attendees how many of them believed in science and to raise their hands.  They booed him.

If I had been there and heard that question...I would have also booed the question. It's one thing to characterize a party as a zoo, it's another thing altogether to treat the people attending the convention as animals in that zoo. They didn't boo because they hate science. They booed because they understood that they were being mocked.

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« Reply #103 on: July 20, 2016, 07:25:47 PM »
A reporter asked a group of convention attendees how many of them believed in science and to raise their hands.  They booed him.

If I had been there and heard that question...I would have booed them also. It's one thing to characterize a party as a zoo, it's another thing altogether to treat the people attending the convention as animals in that zoo. They didn't boo because they hate science. They booed because they understood that they were being mocked.
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Wasn't it Third Eye Blind frontman who did that?

http://www.rollingstone.com/music/news/third-eye-blind-troll-republicans-at-cleveland-fundraiser-w429964

And yes, he was mocking them.

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Re: GOP Convention
« Reply #104 on: July 20, 2016, 09:30:18 PM »
When Trump asked his followers how many believed in him, they were happy to raise their hands. Some even raised their hands in a slightly upward slanted horizontal position. I wish I was making this up.  :o

Chris Christie made a speech about how people who supported Obama would be purged from government jobs, even if laws had to be changed to do so. Speakers told the crowd to chant "lock her up!" meaning put HRC in prison,  even though she has never been found guilty of any criminal offense-- like a real version of the Monty Python witch hunt.  :?

This sounds like a third world dictatorship. Or the USSR under Lenin. Scary. And the guy is still getting 40-some percent. :(
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Re: GOP Convention
« Reply #105 on: July 20, 2016, 09:36:36 PM »
They booed because they understood that they were being mocked.

Baloney. The only thing they understand is "Hillary for Prison" and "Lock Her Up" - they say it on cue now like good little lemmings.  This is a cult following - Trump could show up naked to his acceptance speech, squat and take a dump on stage, and the lemmings would go wild.  The lemmings are out of shits to give because they been fed a steady, calculated diet of lies and CTs, and gleefully eaten every spoonful.  Jim Jones would be jealous.

Well, I lost my 100 Quatloo bet on Cruz endorsing Trump.  In a not unexpected move of assholery, Trump walked in on Teds speech, stole the finish with his entrance, and Ted was booed off the stage.  Unity!

What a farce.
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« Reply #106 on: July 20, 2016, 10:15:29 PM »
You will never "win" by attacking the people.

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Re: GOP Convention
« Reply #107 on: July 20, 2016, 11:55:08 PM »
I understand that Ms. Cruz had to be escorted out by security because the crowd was yelling hostile things. Is that a correct observation or an exaggeration? I did not watch the proceedings myself, but if that is true it is more than a bit scary. I really hope people don't do something crazy there.
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« Reply #108 on: July 21, 2016, 12:31:51 AM »
I understand that Ms. Cruz had to be escorted out by security because the crowd was yelling hostile things. Is that a correct observation or an exaggeration? I did not watch the proceedings myself, but if that is true it is more than a bit scary. I really hope people don't do something crazy there.

From my understanding the crowd yelled "Goldman Sachs" a bunch of times (because she works for them) as she was being escorted out by former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli because “it was volatile and the Trump folks were physically approaching and confrontationally yelling,” he said via text. [Read that 'Zero Hedge']

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