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The Republican 2020 Party Platform. . . . Fascism

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posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 10:33 AM
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a reply to: Quetzalcoatl14

George W Bush net worth 35 million Bank rate

George H W Bush and his wife combined of 50 million T&Cmag


Clintons net worth 240 million f orbes

This isn't to absolve the Bush's by any stretch, it's just a context thing that has always blown my mind.

And you are right that many on both sides of the aisle are guilty of insider trading, and I'm not saying that some are better than others, merely there is a trend of prominent and famous democrats getting uber rich off of their image from politics.




posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 10:35 AM
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originally posted by: Quetzalcoatl14
Right. I had hoped for the end to the imperialism, based on his rhetoric.

I certainly don’t think he was worse than bush. Bush’s wars and torture were arguably worse. However, I’ve started to think that because these folks work for the same team, those initiatives would have happened regardless of who was in power.
a reply to: CriticalStinker



You're right, as far as devastation I think many would agree Iraq itself got a ball of destruction rolling.

I guess one of the reasons why I see Obama in such a bad light is he ran on "Hope and Change", all we got was hope for a few years. It eats me up that he sold lies more effectively than most politicians in recent history, and people still ignore what it was, a lie.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 11:06 AM
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originally posted by: olaru12
a reply to: JDmOKI




The left made so many excuses for Obama.


It's great to see the right wing not making excuses for cadet bonespurs.


I don't care about excuses based on irrelevant trivial things. Like Obama not being born in the US etc.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 11:12 AM
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originally posted by: Bluntone22
Trump 2020!

Its gunna happen.
And you all feel it coming...


Getting a new hat for the next election -




posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 11:17 AM
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originally posted by: dfnj2015

originally posted by: toysforadults
both parties are complete garbage why is that so hard to understand?


Republicans love to say this. Because when Democrats don't vote Republicans win.



When Republicans win Democrats always seem to "find" missing votes to over turn
the election.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 11:23 AM
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originally posted by: DBCowboy
a reply to: dfnj2015

There are easier classes for making ashtrays or pot-holders.

Don't stress yourself.






I would offer to teach the op how to home can stuff,but...when the jars
are sealing they make popping noises that could be confused with rapid gunfire.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 11:23 AM
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I get that.

One thing I’ve been going over with close liberal friends is that we can’t trust or defend politicians
just because they say in speeches all the liberal talking points, such as regarding peace, social justice, or environment. Anyone can say such talking points, and some either are dishonest, or don’t follow through when it matters.

It’s rather bizarre though, because many people I know don’t seem to see through it or compare actions to talking points. Obama or Clinton are perfect examples.
a reply to: CriticalStinker



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 11:26 AM
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EDIT: On another note. I don't think its Fascism vs. Communism, per se, but more along the lines of Plutocracy vs. Socialism, with the Plutocrats still largely dominating the Democratic party despite the Bernie/AOC insurgency (see below). This country has long paraded its wealthy as an example of the American Dream (when, in my view, this ideology has largely KILLED it).

Reposting from the Democrats/Communism thread, since I don't have a preferred political party:

I cannot support Kamala Harris due to her criminal justice record. I will (reluctantly) support her in the general election vs. Trump (to OPPOSE Trump, NOT support Harris), but I will fight tooth and nail to ensure she doesn't win the nomination until then. On another note, the mainstream media is claiming "progressives" no longer support Bernie Sanders in NH, while Huffington Post is now openly supporting blatant plutocracy in favor of Bernie Sanders OR (my personal favorite) Elizabeth Warren. Like, I understand that decades of right-wing propaganda has instilled such an illogical and endemic caricature of Social Democracy and the left in general... but for ****'s sake... PLUTOCRACY!? If we don't get our **** together RIGHT NOW this country won't exist in a few decades, let alone be on the right side of history...

...I mean, FFS NPR, why would a ****ing "progressive" support BETO O'ROURKE over Bernie Sanders or ELIZABETH WARREN?

HE'S THE MOST RIGHT-WING ****ING ****ER CONSIDERED FOR DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENT! W...T..F... WE'RE NOT THAT STUPID, NPR. THESE ARE ****ING WALL STREET OPERATIVES AND PAID SHILLS. IF THESE ****ING IDIOTS GET US 8-YEARS OF TRUMP I REALLY AM FOR ****ING REAL MOVING OUT OF THIS **** HOLE COUNTRY.
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posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 11:32 AM
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a reply to: Quetzalcoatl14

There is an upside to someone having a career in politics, you can compare what they say to how they voted. Do that with the vast majority and you will see they have talking points, and then they have voting points... Likely, they talk for votes, and vote for campaign contributors.

Then you have the rare, and like or hate them, they are consistent. Ron Paul and Bernie Sanders are two examples of people who I feel vote in the way they project their platform (most of the time).

I'm hoping there will be a young(ish) moderate that comes along in the next few years that we as a country can vet based off of their record, my hope for that is pretty slim though, the last few primaries have been pretty rough.

Both parties have too many elites they have to please, so they don't really push candidates of the people to the top.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 11:36 AM
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originally posted by: dasman888
I would go with "Leftist Democrats are communists!" Maybe throw in a little "Inside every Progressive is a Totalitarian screaming to get out!"

Yet your beloved Hillary LOST. Do you remember? If would rather have a left-wing party vs. a right-wing party than a tiny elite dominating them both.

Period.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 12:02 PM
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Seemed appropriate....



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 12:31 PM
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As an independent voter, I’m not nearly concerned as much with the particular “ism” that prevails in the next election. Neither party gets it all right for me.

I’m ready to support any functioning adult at this point because we’ve seen what happens when the inbreds get the keys to the Cadillac:

They hoist the confederate flag, pop in their copy of the Deliverance soundtrack, and drive right off the cliff screaming “Yeehawd” and “Orange hu ackbar.”



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 12:35 PM
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a reply to: Gandalf77

Define functional adult because you won't find them in politics. I'm still convinced to this day all politicians are kids that became addicted to high school politics, never wanted it to end, and decided to make a career out of it.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 12:47 PM
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a reply to: Puppylove

I hear what you're saying.
With respect to a working definition of 'functioning adult,' it's pretty clear the standard has been lowered to a point that is simultaneously frightening and comical....



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 12:55 PM
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I work and hang with politicos all the time.

There are good ones. However, there is a negative correlation between the level they have risen to, and the quality of their character and motives. A lot of lower level staff and volunteers seem purer, as well as idealistic.

From my personal and professional/academic experience, some of the main reasons for this is that a lot of the good ones are either blocked from moving up, won’t play all the political games to move forward, burn out from seeing it all, or get forced out if they call out all the bull. It happened to me.

It’s a rare one that manages to maneuver through all the minefields and still retain all their ethics and self.

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posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 12:57 PM
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originally posted by: Gandalf77
a reply to: Puppylove

I hear what you're saying.
With respect to a working definition of 'functioning adult,' it's pretty clear the standard has been lowered to a point that is simultaneously frightening and comical....


I don't see anything funny about a politician so insecure, he has to result in to bullying his staff and contemporaries; like trump does. I know some insecure members see that as macho and admirable. I don't...

www.independent.co.uk...
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posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 12:58 PM
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a reply to: Quetzalcoatl14

I buy that, one of my favorite history teacher was a politician for awhile. He warned us to never go into politics, you can only go so far without becoming something you hate. He left because there was only so far he was willing to go.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 01:00 PM
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a reply to: olaru12

Talk to Hillary's past securities details or the hotel owners where Hillary was staying when she lost the election.

Not much adulting anywhere in politics.



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 01:02 PM
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Yeah damn. Look at Pelosi’s net worth too.

Both parties do it though. Just look at Cheney, Halliburton, and Iraqi contracts.

a reply to: CriticalStinker



posted on Jan, 31 2019 @ 01:03 PM
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Yup. I call this the “ethical glass ceiling.”
a reply to: Puppylove



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