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The Next President of the United States of America

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by CavLancer, Jun 12, 2014.

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Next president should be a...?

  1. Conservative

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  2. Center right

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  3. Middle of the road

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  4. Center left

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  5. Leftist

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  6. Huh? What? Who? Where am I?

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  1. Old Hippy

    Old Hippy Deity

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    in all fairness, she has probably seen the plays tho, you know the way Willy intended them to be, even if only on TV.
     
  2. Borachio

    Borachio Way past lunacy

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    Isn't the answer most of them? He did collaborate on one or two with Middleton. Timon of Athens, maybe. Dunno. I used to know all this stuff, but obviously not well, as I seem to have forgotten a lot.

    I have heard a theory that William Shakespeare didn't write any of those 39 plays, though. It was somebody else. Who just happened to have the same name.
     
  3. Light Cleric

    Light Cleric ElCee/LC/El Cid

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    I still want to know what Hillary's concrete achievements are as a basis for voting for her. I actually started a thread asking that quite a while back and it took all of 2 pages to get horribly derailed. I haven't seen anything about her after all these years to indicate she'll be anything other than Obama with perhaps a few more bombs dropped and more character assassination(never underestimate the Clinton machine).

    Best thing to come out of it was probably Cheezy's answer to the thread title(Why should I vote for Hillary?)

     
  4. onejayhawk

    onejayhawk Afflicted with reason

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    Jeb Bush's wife is Mexican. He speaks fluent Spanish. Check the Bush horse. Jeb seems to be doing CPR on his brother. I always thought rumors Bush 43's demise were exaggerated. Methinks they protested overmuch.

    Also "A Winter's Tale." None of the good ones were joint projects. The question is whether he wrote any of them. He had no military experience and the writer of the plays seems to have intimate knowledge of both military life and of battle. Some nobel (Earl of Oxford?) may have used him as a pen name.

    J
     
  5. GoodGame

    GoodGame Red, White, & Blue, baby!

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  6. ZeletDude

    ZeletDude The Lion

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    ^

    I don't think we should judge Presidential candidates on useless things such as whether they've read Shakespeare. lol
     
  7. Light Cleric

    Light Cleric ElCee/LC/El Cid

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    Pretty sure Gori was being as sarcastic as Tolni was.
     
  8. Hygro

    Hygro soundcloud.com/hygro/

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    She probably has. That's the sort of thing intelligent people did before the Internet.
     
  9. Traitorfish

    Traitorfish The Tighnahulish Kid

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    I would assume she meant she'd ask about the plays that didn't survive to the present day?
     
  10. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Well... isn't that negating the claim she did so? :/

    Let alone that she likely is a Reptilian anyway- and one with the worse morph-suits around in that case :yup:
     
  11. Gori the Grey

    Gori the Grey The Poster

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    Here's the exact quote: "I'd choose to have one guest for a long dinner: William Shakespeare. I'm curious to see who would show up and what he really wrote."

    So, no, I think anti-Stratfordian. But not even full-blooded anti-Stratfordian. Lukewarm anti-Stratfordian! Pah! Give me an ounce of civet, good apothecary, to sweeten my imagination.

    Yea, if her interest were in Cardenio and Love's Labors Won, then she'd go up in my estimation!
     
  12. Berzerker

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    voting for Hillary = pissing on the graves of everyone who died because we were lied into invading Iraq

    she's a horrible person who sacrificed other people for her political ambitions

    I was quite happy when Obama beat her in the primaries
     
  13. Borachio

    Borachio Way past lunacy

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    What? You seem to imply that the Winter's Tale is no good. That won't pass muster.

    The Winter's Tale is excellent, and features the stage direction 'Exit, pursued by a bear'. What's not to like?

    You might cite lack of knowledge of military matters (I've read that debated and iirc it doesn't cut the mustard), but he does exhibit intimate knowledge of theatrical matters.

    It is just simpler all round to assume that Shakespeare was... Shakespeare.

    Timon of Athens is also v.good. I won't claim it's perfection. But none of the 39 is.
     
  14. onejayhawk

    onejayhawk Afflicted with reason

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    You must admit "A Winter's Tale" is in fast company. No shame to lag a bit.

    I like the pastorals--Twelth Night, Midsummer Nights Dream, As You like it. I never spent much time with the Historicals. Julius Ceasar of course, but Liz Taylor ruined A&C. Still, there is nothing like "King Lear". It is impossible to recite the King's speach on the stormy heath without shouting.

    J
     
  15. Hygro

    Hygro soundcloud.com/hygro/

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    God I knew you would... Hillary Clinton is incredibly smart.

    This is true. :scan:
     
  16. CavLancer

    CavLancer This aint fertilizer

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    I wonder if a Bush could even get the nomination no matter how good a governor he is.
     
  17. onejayhawk

    onejayhawk Afflicted with reason

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    I think there is a real chance he gets elected. Not a good chance, but as good as any one person out there. Better, for example, than Hillary.

    J
     
  18. gay_Aleks

    gay_Aleks communism will win.

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    George Clooney for president (of California)!
     
  19. Old Hippy

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    good thing Obama got the troops out when he was asked, otherwise he wouldn't be able to invade IRAQ, wouldn't be a proper Bush presidency without it.
    Talking of traditions, when is the election? so I can plan time off from work to march again...
     
  20. Kyriakos

    Kyriakos Alien spiral maker

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    Another good choice for President of the USA:

     

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