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whitey

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Re: The Many Faces of US Politics...
« Reply #21315 on: February 23, 2021, 02:06:50 PM »
AOC is one hell of a politician....I’ll give her that

Schumer is up in 2022, Gillibrand in 2024.

Would she primary the standing Senate Majority Leader?

Although, unlike Joe Crowley, he is probably seriously watching his arse. Even if you seriously disagree with him politically, you cannot say that Schumer neglects his constituents and doesn't get out there all across the state.

Primaries are all about turnout

I’d say she’d wipe the floor with him if she ran.

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« Reply #21316 on: February 23, 2021, 04:45:37 PM »
AOC is one hell of a politician....I’ll give her that

Schumer is up in 2022, Gillibrand in 2024.

Would she primary the standing Senate Majority Leader?

Although, unlike Joe Crowley, he is probably seriously watching his arse. Even if you seriously disagree with him politically, you cannot say that Schumer neglects his constituents and doesn't get out there all across the state.

I wouldn't put it past her. For a congresswoman she has one hell of a national profile, and this Texas business is a great little demonstration of her fundraising firepower.

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« Reply #21317 on: February 26, 2021, 11:03:55 PM »
Yeah...coincidence...




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The photo above is the stage at CPAC. It was pointed out on Twitter here.

It’s patterned to be almost identical to the Odal Rune, a rune used by the Nazi SS in it’s core iconography. This rune has been used by Neo Nazi and white supremacist organizations for decades.

We have to recognize, and really grapple with the fact that Conservatism is Nazism. This stage is no accident. The design is intentional, as is all professional design.

The noose on the capital lawn, put there by neo Nazi insurrectionists, was no idle threat. The Republican party is the political wing for this fascist, murderous movement. This stage is saying loud and clear to Neo Nazis and other such monsters that Conservatism is theirs, now.

Any Republican official participating in CPAC is collaborating with this modern Nazi movement. Any Republican official attending the event is complicit, and should be considered dangerous to any non-white non-Christian non-Hetero person.

This isn’t new information, but it’s never been so brazen. There are countless pictures of Republican officials like Lindsay Graham and others flashing white-power hand signs alongside violent fascists like the Proud Boys and others. The Oathkeepers are an armed, trained, and well-connected militant wing of this Nazi movement.

The stakes of keeping this party out of power could not be higher. This stage says it all — they are not going to stop with destroying democracy. That symbol is a symbol of genocide, a symbol of mass murder on a scale directly understood by a diminishing few.

People need to begin preparations for what’s to come should we lose congress in 2022, and keeping both houses in Congress has never been more important in the entire history of our country. The Republican Party and Conservatism in the US has gone full Nazi. There can no longer be any doubt.


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« Reply #21318 on: February 27, 2021, 12:45:28 AM »
Sweet Jesus, the conservatives not even being discreet about it!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Odal_(rune)

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« Reply #21319 on: February 27, 2021, 01:56:32 AM »

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« Reply #21320 on: February 28, 2021, 09:53:13 PM »
Trump speaking to CPAC right now, first speech since he was Prez.
He hasn't got to the point yet but he's talking as if he's gonna run again.

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« Reply #21321 on: February 28, 2021, 09:56:05 PM »
Of course he is.

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« Reply #21322 on: February 28, 2021, 09:57:30 PM »
It's very reminiscent of Fr Teds golden cleric speech.

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« Reply #21323 on: February 28, 2021, 11:03:10 PM »
Ranting about the election being stolen and the sheep lapping it up.

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« Reply #21324 on: February 28, 2021, 11:19:26 PM »
It's very reminiscent of Fr Teds golden cleric speech.
But Father Ted actually won something

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« Reply #21325 on: March 01, 2021, 06:32:49 AM »
CPAC straw poll: If the 2024 Republican primary for President were held in your state today—which candidate would you vote for?
 Donald Trump 55%
Ron DeSantis 21%
Nikki Haley 3%
Mike Pompeo 2%
Ted Cruz 2%
Josh Hawley 1%
Marco Rubio 1%
Lookit

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« Reply #21326 on: March 01, 2021, 12:07:57 PM »
CPAC straw poll: If the 2024 Republican primary for President were held in your state today—which candidate would you vote for?
 Donald Trump 55%
Ron DeSantis 21%
Nikki Haley 3%
Mike Pompeo 2%
Ted Cruz 2%
Josh Hawley 1%
Marco Rubio 1%

Thus confirming the continuing existence of the Trump Personality Cult/Paranoid Conspiracy Theory White Grievance Party in the husk of what used to be the GOP.

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« Reply #21327 on: March 01, 2021, 12:16:12 PM »
CPAC straw poll: If the 2024 Republican primary for President were held in your state today—which candidate would you vote for?
 Donald Trump 55%
Ron DeSantis 21%
Nikki Haley 3%
Mike Pompeo 2%
Ted Cruz 2%
Josh Hawley 1%
Marco Rubio 1%
Q 75%

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« Reply #21328 on: March 01, 2021, 06:16:28 PM »
Kristi Noem all the way. One of the few sensible Governors over the past year. No RINO here.  Laughable when some fake talk show host asked Slomo to give her advice back in April. It should have been the other way round. He would not be in the mess he is in now and NY would be booming. If that monster’s political career is not over then there is no justice.  Take his father’s name off the bridge also.
"I wish I could inspire the same confidence in the truth which is so readily accorded to lies".

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« Reply #21329 on: March 01, 2021, 07:07:12 PM »
Because clearly what "works" in sparsely populated South Dakota should work everywhere, including NYC with more than ten times the population of SD squeezed into the five boroughs (never mind the suburbs). Especially if you're not an immigrant working cheek-to-jowl in a SD meat processing plant.

And never mind that the total cases, proportionately, are way higher in SD than in NY. Only part of NY anywhere near the rates all over SD are around the city.
https://www.mayoclinic.org/coronavirus-covid-19/map/new-york
https://www.mayoclinic.org/coronavirus-covid-19/map/south-dakota

Cuomo will get his comeuppance, not for the initial decisions on the nursing homes, which are defensible to some extent, but for twisting the numbers and trying to hide them, and, currently, whatever comes of the sexual harrassment allegations.
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