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Old 12-31-2017, 06:17 PM
 
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Nice letter-to-the-editor making the comparison with racist George Wallace:


The voters who “won” are the legacy of the Republican Party’s infamous “Southern strategy.” Angry and ill informed, infected with blind “patriotism” for a Constitution they don’t actually understand and very often religious or racist or both, this crowd, I believe, has always been a solid one-fourth of the American electorate. Only George Wallace and Donald Trump were shameless enough to openly court them; usually it was left to local actors (and the likes of Fox News) to issue the dog whistles and code words that would summon this “deplorable” demographic to the polls. These voters have no need, indeed they have no patience, for the intellectual gloss provided by traditional conservative thinkers.

The problem for the G.O.P. has been that as its support among the broader population has waned, its primaries have become more and more dominated by this demographic. Trump, armed with a con artist’s willingness to lie openly and shamelessly, easily cashed in on the ignorance and gullibility of what is now the Republican base.

-James Demers


https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/17/magazine/the-11-05-17-issue.html
I thought he was literally Hitler.
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Old 12-31-2017, 06:17 PM
 
Location: Houston
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Democrats just keep Blacks on the Plantation by other means. Just check out Dem controlled cities like Detroit, Baltimore, Camden and tell me I'm wrong.
If you're trying to claim that inly Democrat controlled areas are bad then you are being intellectually dishonest.
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Old 12-31-2017, 06:19 PM
 
Location: 130 Miles E of Sacramento
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Just look how Trump supported a pedophile to try to hold on to a seat....
The dems/libs have no problem supporting Anthony Weiner, someone who sent explicit photos of himself to a 13 year old girl.
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Old 12-31-2017, 06:26 PM
 
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The dems/libs have no problem supporting Anthony Weiner, someone who sent explicit photos of himself to a 13 year old girl.
you mean the weiner who resigned from office??? my memory is clear. Wiener resigned and when he tried to run for office dems rejected him wholeheartedly. 2011 the scandel came out Wiener resigned. 2013 weiner tried for a comeback and got crushed.

now kevroqs, are you big enough to admit you got it wrong or are you going to pretend wiener did not resign and did not get rejected by dems???

hmm? .... ... .. .
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Old 12-31-2017, 06:33 PM
 
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you mean the weiner who resigned from office??? my memory is clear. Wiener resigned and when he tried to run for office dems rejected him wholeheartedly. 2011 the scandel came out Wiener resigned. 2013 weiner tried for a comeback and got crushed.

now kevroqs, are you big enough to admit you got it wrong or are you going to pretend wiener did not resign and did not get rejected by dems???

hmm? .... ... .. .


When he ran for mayor in NYC, he was leading in the polls......meaning if he didnít get busted the second time he probably be mayor right now.
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Old 12-31-2017, 07:32 PM
 
Location: Here and now.
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White people have rights. White people get to vote. If you don't like living with white people or like how we vote, we will gladly let you live apart from us where our votes won't affect you.

Can you reciprocate?
What is this "we" business?
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Old 12-31-2017, 08:51 PM
 
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Hey if you want to get rid of illegals go after the business interests that employ them. Oh wait its to hard to go after rich people better just blame immigrants. No jobs the illegals go home its simple.
Of course, go after those who knowingly hire illegals. No one has said otherwise. However, it's really naive to think that all illegals are here to just work. Many come with the intent to harm others.
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Old 12-31-2017, 08:55 PM
 
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Illegals can't vote and if you really wanted to you could get rid of them by going after the businesses that hire them. Of course I understand its easier to blame brown people who are poor than to go after rich people.
Illegals have been caught voting and have been arrested for doing so. A google search will come up with articles backing this up.

Not all illegal aliens are "brown people". Not all Hispanics are "brown people". How bigoted of you to assume such a thing. In the past, ICE has deported illegals back to 189 countries. 189 countries covers every race, religion and ethnicity.
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Old 12-31-2017, 09:03 PM
 
Location: New Jersey
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Well most immigrants I know are pretty hard working why are you so scared of immigrants?
Nothing wrong with "legal" immigrants.
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Old 12-31-2017, 09:07 PM
 
Location: Jewel Lake (Sagle) Idaho
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-James Demers

I really have to wonder. Just how long will it be before the American Psychiatric Association finally declares Trump Derangement Syndrome as an actual mental disorder? Perhaps then these poor people can get the professional help they so clearly need.
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