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Eamonnca1

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Re: The Many Faces of US Politics...
« Reply #12510 on: June 21, 2018, 07:08:26 PM »
Never let on you hear him. He sits in the house all day watching Fox News. There's no other explanation.

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« Reply #12511 on: June 21, 2018, 07:18:20 PM »
What I do find hilarious about all this is how all US media keeps saying that "this is not what America stands for". The constant need for Americans to proclaim themselves as a great country unique in its virtue.

It's the opposite. It's a country that was built on genocide, slavery, racism, bigotry and colonialism. It was built on an absolutely rotten past and has a rotten present. And yet it still keeps trying to fool itself that it wasn't and isn't.

The US should take a look at Germany, and learn to confront its past and admit to itself that the notion of "American exceptionalism", "unique American virtue", that it is a "shining city on the hill" is so much utter nonsense. It's national self-delusion on a grand scale.
have u ever been to the us ?

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« Reply #12512 on: June 21, 2018, 08:26:55 PM »
No answer to my question, whitey?  I really would like to know from what specific sources you get your information.

Apologies, I've been on the road since 4:30 am and in back to back meetings all mornings.

It's very easy....if I hear something on CNN (or Patriot or Urban or MSNBC) while I'm driving in the car and I want to get the differing viewpoint I will then google the topic and WSJ/NY Times/The Hill/The Atlantic/Forbes/Bloomberg/WAPO etc.  Then I typically read about 4 articles-2 from each side of the argument and if I have the time I'll read the comments.

Oh....I also read books. So far this year I've read Bernies book, George H Bush's book of all his correspondence, Gamechange about Obamas election, Jimmy Carters autobiography

“Patriot” Radio.... :o


I can only imagine... ;D

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« Reply #12513 on: June 21, 2018, 09:05:34 PM »
No answer to my question, whitey?  I really would like to know from what specific sources you get your information.

Apologies, I've been on the road since 4:30 am and in back to back meetings all mornings.

It's very easy....if I hear something on CNN (or Patriot or Urban or MSNBC) while I'm driving in the car and I want to get the differing viewpoint I will then google the topic and WSJ/NY Times/The Hill/The Atlantic/Forbes/Bloomberg/WAPO etc.  Then I typically read about 4 articles-2 from each side of the argument and if I have the time I'll read the comments.

Oh....I also read books. So far this year I've read Bernies book, George H Bush's book of all his correspondence, Gamechange about Obamas election, Jimmy Carters autobiography

“Patriot” Radio.... :o


I can only imagine... ;D

I listen to all sorts of people I disagree with....listen to Urban radio after a police shooting and you're in for an earful