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2020 US Election (Part Two)

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Lexicus, Mar 11, 2020.

  1. Naktis

    Naktis Warlord

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    You know...how can you compare Trump to "people" like Hitler (or Stalin) , I included Stalin coz my people actually suffered more from him then hitler. I don't think Trump actually made even 5% evil compared to those two...
     
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  2. Bugfatty300

    Bugfatty300 Buddha Squirrel

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    He is as evil and soulless as those two. He just doesn't have their amount of power, eloquence or influence.
     
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  3. Imaus

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    Oh sure numbers wise, unless he nukes Iran, he won't.

    But contemporary drains on society, an aggressive actor, a hostile force in power is still something that needs to be fought against and opposed. We're trying to move on from the last century, not repeat it, after all. We must try to do better and hold ourselves to a damn good standard.
     
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  4. IglooDude

    IglooDude Enforcing Rule 34 Retired Moderator Supporter

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    That's like comparing two sports players' careers, one retired and in the hall of fame, the other still playing, and with several years likely still ahead of them.
     
  5. Cloud_Strife

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    Lol if you think we're going to have anything remotely resembling an election this year
     
  6. rah

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    There will be. Isn't there a law that Trump ceases to be president if there is no election by a certain time.
    I thought someone posted something about that here.
     
  7. Zardnaar

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    It's because of vote splitting. If Sanders won it would be dumb for Biden to run.
     
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  8. Zardnaar

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    Assuming the law gets followed.
     
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  9. Cloud_Strife

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    Narrator: there was and they didn't follow it
     
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  10. onejayhawk

    onejayhawk Afflicted with reason

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    That will happen either way.

    More like comparing a hockey goalie to a basketball guard. There are few points in common.

    J
     
  11. Gorbles

    Gorbles Load Balanced

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    I get what you're saying, but it's also a hypothetical, which is all I'm trying to outline. These hypotheticals are based on who you think is more likely to win. Anyone who believes that Biden has the best chances are going to oppose any vote-splitting, while those that think Biden will lose believe other candidates could actually win instead.
     
  12. Patine

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    You do have a point. The election results may be illegitimate (though I don't believe U.S. election law has a clause for it, most nations with sensible electoral laws do), because of the "atmosphere of fear and duress," on the voters, and undue influence on individual voters' choices - by the both the Trump Administration and it's thuggish, knuckle-dragging, sycophantical, hooligan supporters, and the more vocal, vociferous, incendiary, fire-spitting, 'holding voters to account for their vote," crowd among the more militant (at least in rhetoric) opposition to Trump. In this atmosphere, how could the election be anything but fraudulent...
     
  13. Socrates99

    Socrates99 Bottoms up!

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    The third party splitting votes thing is total trash. Absolute garbage. A lot of the people who vote third party wouldn't vote otherwise. Assuming one party or the other would be entitled to those votes in the absence of that party is just plain absurd. Voting for that other option is a choice made by voters to not support either trash party.

    There are always a significant number of Mickey Mouse votes too. In 2016 Trump won MI by 10k votes. 90k ballots in the state voted straight blue but left the top blank. Maybe it'd be better to figure out why 90k Democrats voted that way than trying to shame Jill Stein voters.

    Saying "if "X" person runs it's handing the election to Trump" is working backwards politically. Find out why "X" is getting those votes instead of Biden then push Biden to get those votes. He's shown nothing but disdain for the leftist dems. If they go somewhere else its nobody's fault but his if Trump pulls off another W.
     
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  14. Patine

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    This is how Americans get coerced into "party unity," schemes, and how the two big political Mafia maintain their rackets. Both parties deserve to fall and suffer political demises like happens in healthy political systems - they've both failed, cheated, lied to, and betrayed their constituents again and again, and they're both chalk full of criminals whole protect themselves from the same due process and justice that common citizens are subject to, and are guilty of treason and sedition against their own people and nation and betraying their oaths of office day in and day out. They need to given the heave-ho, and then massive political trials once all of their seditious secrets from their own people under the label, "classified for national security purposes," are cracked open and used as evidence against them. Voting for a "lesser of a two evils," every election would grow tiresome for anyone who had any moral fibre or care for their own nation and what is was founded - demanded a candidate who is not steeped in evil from the start should not be too much to demand, especially if the voters are SUPPOSEDLY making the choice.
     
  15. Traitorfish

    Traitorfish The Tighnahulish Kid

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    Cardgame isn't proposing that he be allowed to run your entire country.

    It would be dumb for Biden to run because he doesn't represent anything. Even as the Democratic Party candidate, he only represents the feckless desire to return to the "normalcy" of the Obama years, and that hinges entirely on him being the unchallenged endorsement of the Democratic Party. Sanders running as an independent candidate may be a bad idea- recent events tend to underscore that assumption- but it would least give voice to something important and necessary.
     
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  16. Patine

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    You, yourself, should know that, in historical revolutions, the one who triggers it's beginning is not always the one who becomes leader of the nation afterwards...
     
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    Traitorfish The Tighnahulish Kid

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    I genuinely don't know what you mean to say with this comment.
     
  18. Patine

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    Then I have truly overestimated you in this area. :(
     
  19. EnglishEdward

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    French revolution and Napoleon Bonaparte.

    American revolution and George Washington.
     
  20. Patine

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    The Haitian Revolution was triggered by a Vodun Witch Doctor who played no recorded role thereafter...

    Morelos triggered the Mexican Revolution, but died shortly after doing so.

    @Traitorfish
     

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