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posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 04:46 PM
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a reply to: projectvxn

Are you calling my post a #hole post?




posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 04:47 PM
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originally posted by: seasonal
a reply to: Hazardous1408

What am I denying?

I wish I was on the same page. I have no idea what your point is.


That the US is a sh*thole. Continuously.
Even when the criteria you applied to Haiti is shown to be a reality in your nation.

Instead you diverted from that and started talking about the scale of sh*ttiness instead.
Yet you still refused to use the same descriptive language.

Now you feign confusion as if none of that was understandable to you.
Sure thing.



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 04:48 PM
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originally posted by: theantediluvian
a reply to: projectvxn

Are you calling my post a #hole post?


If he don't I will.



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 04:49 PM
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a reply to: Hazardous1408

So your assertion is that the US is the same level of sh-hole as Haiti?



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edit on 17-1-2018 by seasonal because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 04:49 PM
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a reply to: Middleoftheroad
Typical Trumpite response



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 04:51 PM
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originally posted by: seasonal
a reply to: Hazardous1408

So your assertion is that the US is the same level of sh-hole as Haiti?



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Some parts of it.

Yes.

Urban utopias we hear so much about that are third world.



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 04:52 PM
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a reply to: Hazardous1408

If all countries are s-holes, then I assume you dont find trump saying what he did as racist.

Seeing as how ameircas is an s-hole, if a different country, say Canada, was receiving huge numbers of American immigrants, and their PM questioned why seeing as how it wasnt merit bringing in these Americans, would he be racist?



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 04:52 PM
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a reply to: neo96

And I have responded many many times agreeing that the US is not perfect. But to assert that Haiti and any 1st world county are on the same level on the sh-hole scale is not only laughable but disconnected with reality.


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posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 04:55 PM
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a reply to: theantediluvian

Why didnt the media go as crazy as they are now when Hillary called trump supporters deplorable and call her a racist.

After all, most trump supporters are white.

So why is the reaction to trumps supposed racism worthy iof this much negative press, but hillarys racism is ok?

Did you condemn hillary as a racist for those comments?



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 04:55 PM
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a reply to: theantediluvian




Are you calling my post a #hole post?


No. I just don't think you really thought it out.

I'm not really interested in insulting you over an issue that bears little importance.

This whole "#hole" thing isn't even on my radar in a general sense.

I'm from a #hole country that my parents escaped to from an even #tier #hole country.

Now we live in a non-#hole country.

Honesty doesn't really hurt my feelings.



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 04:57 PM
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a reply to: neo96




posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 04:59 PM
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originally posted by: theantediluvian
a reply to: Edumakated


I didn't say "couple of hundred miles". You can't possibly be this dense. You know very well that NJ and Connecticut have suburbs which are popular commuter options for Wall Street.


Yes and I also know that those suburbs are neither entirely populated with folks working on Wall Street nor is the entirety of the state. All told, how many people do you think are employed on Wall Street? Tens of thousands? How many of them live in either NJ or CT and what percentage of the population do they make up? There's 9 million people in NJ alone.

Here's what you said again:


New Jersey: Suburb of NYC. Wall Street money.

District of Columbia: Again, lobbyists sucking on the government teet.

Connecticut: Suburb of NYC. Wall Street money.


That's an asinine assertion.


My father in law worked on Wall Street and commuted from Morristown, NJ to Manhattan for almost 20 years. You also know very well that there are commuter trains running from Jersey into Manhattan. Hoboken, Montclair, etc. You also know that it is Wall Street money that is floating around the highest income Jersey communities that show up in the statistics you posted.


So the only people who commute to NYC from NJ are doing so to work on Wall Street? Oh boy.

The places you listed are all within 20-30 miles or so of NYC. Not only do all of those people not commute to NYC to work on Wall Street, NJ has all sorts of industry.

Top 5 Industries in NJ



My wife works for one of the countries largest manufacturers. Her mother worked 30+ years at DuPont. The corp HQ of the company I work for is in one of the largest industrial parks in the country and we're within 200 miles of 25% of the country's population.


Dude, you are so indigenous that it sometimes hurts.


You made an absurd off the cuff remark that has no real basis in reality. That should probably be a bigger concern for you.



Of course, there are other industries. My point is that Wall Street is source of huge incomes that affect the stats you put up in support of your post. Few people in pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, or other industries in NJ will make even what a junior Wall Street banker can make. The fact there are 9 million people in NJ is irrelevant. If 10,000 of them are making 2 or 3 million or even more it can significantly raise the mean income of the entire state. You trying to compare a state like NJ which bumps up against Manhattan and is the home of some very wealthy financiers to states like Mississippi is not apples to apples.



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 05:04 PM
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edit on 17-1-2018 by neo96 because: never mind



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 05:06 PM
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a reply to: theantediluvian

What about Haiti? Ever been?

You might think it's this:



When in reality, it's this:



But all the money goes and stays here:



While living conditions for NON-Tourist are like this:



And the government wont do squat to help the people so they resort to this:




Yeah... I'd say it's a #-hole. I wouldn't want to live there. Would you?

When was the last time you saw those living conditions anywhere in the US? I can't recall one single place.

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posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 05:08 PM
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originally posted by: StallionDuck
a reply to: theantediluvian

What about Haiti? Ever been?

You might think it's this:



When in reality, it's this:



But all the money goes and stays here:



While living conditions for NON-Tourist are like this:



And the government wont do squat to help the people so they resort to this:




Yeah... I'd say it's a #-hole. I wouldn't want to live there. Would you?

When was the last time you saw those living conditions anywhere in the US? I can't recall one single place.


Bottom picture is Baltimore. Not Haiti, but still a sh*thole.



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 05:09 PM
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originally posted by: StallionDuck
a reply to: theantediluvian

What about Haiti? Ever been?

You might think it's this:



When in reality, it's this:



But all the money goes and stays here:



While living conditions for NON-Tourist are like this:



And the government wont do squat to help the people so they resort to this:




Yeah... I'd say it's a #-hole. I wouldn't want to live there. Would you?

When was the last time you saw those living conditions anywhere in the US? I can't recall one single place.



No one has time for the truth when feelings are hurt.



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 05:12 PM
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a reply to: StallionDuck

Sure, except this isn't about people wanting to live in Haiti, it's about people wanting to escape it, there is no mystery as to why more people from Haiti want to come to North America than people from..say Norway.
edit on 17-1-2018 by vonclod because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 05:12 PM
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a reply to: projectvxn

It's not about the calling countries #holes. That's never been the issue. It's the idea that people from these "#hole" countries, like you and your parents (and as Americans, some of us and many of our parents, grandparents, great-grandparents and so on), are somehow less desirable.

Do you feel that US immigration policy should exclude people like you and your parents because they come from a #hole country?



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 05:14 PM
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a reply to: Edumakated

Baltimore..lol nice catch.



posted on Jan, 17 2018 @ 05:15 PM
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Poor Ante....

He has fallen into the pit of "I don't have to click a thread to know exactly what it is about" along with another poster.

The landing at the bottom might be a little bit rough.



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