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The House Is Burning Down In Democratic Party, ‘We’re Going to Cease Being a National Party’

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posted on Nov, 22 2016 @ 10:35 AM
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a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan

Well, if he did, we must be fair in this discussion--even he was a shell of what the original Repulican looked like.

I get it--things evolve, including politicians and their parties, but I think that it's time to jettison the R and D and cleanse America of their tired attempts at running the country (and pretending that they're different groups with different goals).




posted on Nov, 22 2016 @ 10:43 AM
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a reply to: SlapMonkey

This is what blows my mind: this election was a referendum against power structures. The liberal backers tried their damndest to put Sanders on their ticket. He looks more like a New Deal Democrat than a socialist to me, but they are still almost the same thing economically, only differing socially.

Meanwhile, the RNC allowed their voters to blow their party up with Trump. Who got to face the only candidate on Earth he could beat, other than maybe Kim Jong Un.

But in the end: everyone voted for the D and R. The referendum against power structure was a pulled punch, leaving America with one of the least qualified among us to lead, only because he was the most qualified in the race.

To be fair, we have to point out that the 3rd parties really put their back into finding the worst candidates for their platforms. So im not sure who would have been an alternative.

Which is the actual disease causing this illness: we have made the election into something that sane and smart people are not willing to drag themselves and their families through. So no matter how much of a referendum on power that we want to have, the end result is the same sycophantic ego driven sociopaths getting elected.



posted on Nov, 22 2016 @ 11:58 AM
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Based on exit polling and a review of the final ballots, the Democratic party has nothing to worry about. Clinton damn near took every state in voters 18-29. The future is bright.



posted on Nov, 22 2016 @ 01:20 PM
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Yeah, but I'm not sure who is the cart and who is the horse--I would argue that it is the parties who are turning the elections into something that we can't stomach, as they, in the end, decide who runs. The media plays its part, too, it scaring people into still voting D or R, so they can't lose blame as well.

But I, apparently like you, still want to put the onus of apathy on the American voter, because with so many eligible voters who choose not to vote, along with a large number who do vote doing so based on ignorance as to whom (or what) they're casting their vote, it's no wonder that our elections stink to hell.

In some peoples' collective eye, Trump may be the least-qualified to have gotten the job, but between him and Clinton, I'd put my money on him any day. He's a wildcard--we don't really know what to expect--but with Clinton, I knew what to expect, and I was scared as hell that we would get it. I'm glad that we didn't, even if who did get the job isn't exactly the best option either.



posted on Nov, 22 2016 @ 01:34 PM
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Im one of those that doesn't vote. For 2 reasons:

- what they did to Perot proved to me, right out of high school, that it was all rigged
- there isn't a candidate that inspires me enough for me to actually vote for them. And i won't simply vote against someone.

So i voted once in the presidential election so far: when i was 19. That first experience ruined it for me.

I can be called a lot of things, but "dumb" isn't usually one of them. And while im wrong, im not usually wrong. Its taken 30 years for the rest of the nation to catch on, and even then people are still lending support to parties instead of excising the cancer. But maybe we will catch on soon. Strauss-Howe indicates that we are going through an Awakening cycle, and things seem to match up:


According to the theory, the Second Turning is an Awakening. This is an era when institutions are attacked in the name of personal and spiritual autonomy. Just when society is reaching its high tide of public progress, people suddenly tire of social discipline and want to recapture a sense of self-awareness, spirituality and personal authenticity. Young activists look back at the previous High as an era of cultural and spiritual poverty.[21]

Strauss & Howe say America’s most recent Awakening was the “Consciousness Revolution,” which spanned from the campus and inner-city revolts of the mid-1960s to the tax revolts of the early 1980s.[22]


Strauss Howe Generational Theory



posted on Nov, 22 2016 @ 08:10 PM
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Calexit is not going to help the democrats.
www.yescalifornia.org...

The republician parts of the state of calif are not going without a fight and may use our own power to break up the state.
3.bp.blogspot.com...

If the state of calif leaves the US there would have be a total gun ban in calif due to many rural areas not wanting to leave the US because the new COUNTRY OF CALIF would have no military to protect themselves from the republician parts of the state.



posted on Nov, 22 2016 @ 08:24 PM
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originally posted by: usernameconspiracy
Based on exit polling and a review of the final ballots, the Democratic party has nothing to worry about. Clinton damn near took every state in voters 18-29. The future is bright.


If Hillary actually won every state like that, she would have actually won the election.

I'm not sure what you are implying.



posted on Nov, 22 2016 @ 10:47 PM
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originally posted by: whyamIhere
You got to give him a chance.

I know. There's little choice in that now. LOL

I console myself in thoughts of the other outcome. Hillary was just a flat-out-evil I couldn't vote for ... and couldn't not go out and vote against.

-Cheers



posted on Nov, 22 2016 @ 10:57 PM
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originally posted by: usernameconspiracy
Based on exit polling and a review of the final ballots, the Democratic party has nothing to worry about. Clinton damn near took every state in voters 18-29. The future is bright.




Yeah , Absolutely Nothing to Worry About .... The Future Democratic Party going the way of the Dinosaurs...




posted on Nov, 24 2016 @ 08:05 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen

Sanders is just making communism sound good to people who are uninformed about what he really stands for.



posted on Nov, 24 2016 @ 08:10 PM
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a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan

As Herman Cain likes to say....news flash
...The New Deal was socialism just not all at once !



posted on Nov, 24 2016 @ 08:19 PM
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a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan

Look at how the press treats anyone they decide not to like, to say nothing about opposition research by the other parties.

Elections are no longer about policy or ideas, they are instead about who said what thing that can be spun to my advantage even if they said it decades ago.

Everyone runs on and against lies. What decent person wants to deal with that personally let alone put their family through it?
edit on 24-11-2016 by ketsuko because: (no reason given)



posted on Nov, 24 2016 @ 08:37 PM
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This headline is the polar opposite of what IS.

The republican party has fallen apart, that's why Trump is President. They hate each other.

As for the democrats, think how many votes Trump got, then add two million more. That's how many Clinton got.

This may be the last we'll see from the not so Grand ole party for a long, long time. They are in tatters, or we wouldn't have who we have as President elect. His election was giving the party the middle finger, as has been said. They hate themselves.




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