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This is 11 months old. Anyone with an IQ north of 83 knew this was a story that was destroyed by the Establishment in order to get Biden over the finish line.

And here we are. Not a single policy area of this Administration that's succeeding, and nearly every policy has taken a backward turn since 1/20/21.

I only wonder how James Clapper and John Brennan are able to walk the streets of America with the amount of shame they have hovering over them.

I could care less if Trump gets made whole. He used us and we used him and that transaction worked out well for everyone.

I want America to be made whole. I am cautiously optimistic about the Durham Report but when you look at the Slow Roll around the 1/6 "special congressional committee"...there is no way they will conclude their business before November of 2022; the mid term elections.

They used Mueller and Russia to get control of the House in 2018 and now they intend to use 1/6 and Trump to keep control of the House in 2022.

And if we let that happen as a population, we deserve what we get.

Good and hard.

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Everyone I knew who were dismissive of this story had an IQ above 83. The news doesn't rely on stupidity or ignorance to push lies, or influence their audience, but plays on long term fears and mistrust they have instilled in their readers and Russia has been their boggeyman ever since I can remember, and even when I was a child.

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Your "get control of the house" comment makes it sound if you think the Republicans should be in office; what makes you think they'd govern any better? They're just as in the pockets of the ultra-rich as most Dems - heck, even more so!

We'd better be looking at congress not at a party level but at the individual legislator level.

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From 2017 - 2018 the biggest actual threat the country faced was a hysterical media. When Republicans were last in charge inflation was low, there was global political stability, wars were few, our borders were more secure, incomes were rising fastest at the bottom, economic freedom was high as anyone who wanted a job, or for that matter to start a business, could do it. We had our freedoms and the world was pretty good for those of us who avoided both the MSM and Twitter (which has zero impact on my actual life).

Normally I agree on individual candidates, but ignoring party affiliation is for the foolish. Those who are gullible enough to vote for any Democrats in 2022 should accept that in ding so its highly unlikely they will have the opportunity to change their minds again in their lifetime. There are a whopping 2 moderate Democrat Senators, and about 10 moderate Democrat congress people standing between the country and authoritarian leftist rule. That's one hack of a risk to take in order to pretend like there is ANY threat to this country that comes close to competing with the totalitarian left gaining control. I'm pro choice early, and a mom of a young daughter. No, the right for either of us to kill a baby we don't want to give birth to does not mean more to me than ensuring I don't condemn her to a government that can order my daughter to kill a baby she very much wants when she's an adult. And yes, the "climate change emergency" narrative and illogical medical mandates are absolutely laying the groundwork to make that more than a possibility, but a probability if Democrats gain control - regardless of which Democrats they happen to be.

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This delusion that the Democrats are "leftists" could only come from someone with deep partisan illusions. I AM a leftist, a Green, and believe me: they're lightly-disguised Republicans, utterly beholden to the corporate plutocrats - but maybe slightly different ones from typical Republicans.

You didn't specify the Golden Age you described'; sounds like a fever dream. I've been around 75 years, and I don't remember it.

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At one time the democrats did support unions and the working class, and it was their base. Over many decades it has gone off to the right, and Bill Clinton shifted the party very significantly in that direction. When you look at his political agenda, like passing NAFTA and overturning Glass-Steagall as well as the policies he and Biden implemented in their first term you have to know this is no longer a party of the people, as they still claim it is. Not to mention their total support for every war pushed in the 21st century.

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Back in the 70s and 80s I used to call myself a Dem, but ABSOLUTELY NO MORE. If I'm pressured I say I'm independent. I think there's little difference between the two parties and there are only a small handful that have any integrity or scruples but I pray to the universe that the Demoncrats don't win in the next election or the next. It's absolutely true that if they do then we will have an absolute police state totalitarianism whereas at least there's a small chance of avoiding this if the repubs gain control.

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I get where you're coming from and hope for the same thing. I see no way out of this other then for that to happen. I'm counting on the dems many screw ups within such a short time in office to make that happen. I think people are afraid to say certain things, but they will say it with their vote.

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So just to be clear, after 1968 the DNC has done nothing to actually empower its members, is still rigging their own primaries (just like 1968) still has the police in DNC controlled-cities beating their citizens (just like 1968) and is still telling voters its all conservatives fault, despite the DNC being in power for 60+ years of total control in places like Chicago, Detroit or LA.

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The old white workers in unions will be dead soon, the DNC has moved on to the new era of voters they focus on, minorities.

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I agree. Now they are focusing on minorities, and the illegal aliens crossing our border. They of course will vote for those who gave them a thumbs up for getting them here. I think that is the sole reason for what has happened. I have a tape of Biden vehemently supporting a border wall as all democrats have done in the past. Obama was known as the Deporter and Chief, and deported 2 and half million. I think their sole reason for opening the border is to secure more votes for democrats as early as 2022. It's outrageous.

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Depends on what you consider "minorities." Dems are throwing blacks and jews over the side. Asians have never been favored. The only minorities they seem to stick with are the dependent class and malcontents with a grudge and penchant for violence.

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Clinton is the reason I'm a Green.

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Depending on where you are living, you may not need an air conditioner. But if you were truly a "green" true believer you would not have one. Your heat would never rise above 50F (unless you didn't have internal plumbing and then you would only heat on very rare occasions) and you would be a vegetarian. You would also not have a car.

Otherwise, the greens are posers. Mostly green on the outside and red on the inside. Of course I don't know you, so I don't know what camp you are really in.

Being green is an easy concept, but difficult to carry out in practice. I think most people are "green" in another sense. Most do not treat their lawns with roundup. Most do not seek to permanently denude the entire landscape and pave the world. Most don't want to turn the oceans and waterways into toxic soups.

This is the problem with labels. We are creatures who want to label everything because it makes decision making easy.

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Good for you. I'm going that way too. I can't stand it anymore.

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For me it was BILL Clinton...

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Candidly none of them are parties of the people.

Not a single fucking one.

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The left/right dichotomy is as plain as the nose on your face. If you imagine that the current Sullivan/Rice administration is not creating a society completely controlled by the government, you are mad.

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"The left/right dichotomy is as plain as the nose on your face."--Charles

It is not a matter of left and right, it is a matter of right and wrong.

In America, it is a matter of constitutional or unconstitutional.

A matter of liberty or tyranny.

It is as simple as that.

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I think both of you are right, here.

I think Sullivan and Rice are creating a government controlled empire. I also feel this is inherently wrong and unconstitutional.

Looks like the NYPost finally figured out about Sullivan.

https://nypost.com/2021/09/23/did-jake-sullivan-commit-perjury-e-mails-reveal-lie-on-trump/

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Which is really just an extension of HRC.

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I don't understand your response to anything I said. I think the democrats have operated in a very authoritarian way throughout Trump's four years in office. Bill Clinton shifted the party to the right in a very substantial way, but it was heading their even during the Carter years. It use to be different many decades ago.

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That was then the mafia controlled everything including the DNC.

That was never a party issue it was a mafia control issue.

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As I'm sure you know, dems/repubs are in the same club and we ain't!

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I agree, but in the last four years I have come to loathe the democrats. I didn't exactly love them before, and was aware of their many flaws, but I remained a registered democrat, although I didn't always vote. What so turned me off of them, and many left wing sites as well, was their willingness to push lies like Russia-gate, to slander Trump's supreme court pick, Kavanaugh, which was based on accusations that would not have made it into a court of law, to impeach him due to a phone call, to claim he instigated an insurrection and go forth with an impeachment once he was out of office seemed so autocratic to me, they scared me. They still do.

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I’m 39. I was completely indoctrinated out of grad school - then I noticed journalist knew nothing about international tax - my area of professional expertise. Still, it would take over a decade and having 2 kids to see that the fluffy ideas of the left don’t just not work, they cause real harm. Trump, who I laughed would never be our president in 2016, made it crystal clear how lying and hysterical the left was. His policies accomplished much of what they failed to even really attempt.

My 70 year old mother changed her registration from Democrat to independent in January when Joe Biden’s day one executive order robbed her granddaughter, my daughter, of the very rights she spent her life defending for me. She even sent a letter to the WH explaining this.

I have gone from indoctrinated to disillusioned to terrified of the left……. And I feel like a failure as a mother for having voted for these creepy authoritarian racist misogynistic Democrat monsters in the past.

I pray people vote them out in droves beyond any doubt. But I am genuinely terrified. And I have kept articles and records and books for them showing the insanity of the last 4 years. I also kept a diary of what we did to fight for them…….. only time will tell if it is enough.

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Those cackling smug POS talking heads, esp Rachel Madcow, helped in no small way to tip me to the other side.

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Blessthebeasts asserts that,

"As I'm sure you know, dems/repubs are in the same club and we ain't!"

This is of course based on George Carlin's standup comedy routine.

It is a simplistic cliché based on certain unexpressed assumptions.

The only thing that is obviously true is that the Democrats and the Republicans are the two dominant political parties in the US.

It is assumed that this is a *false* Left/Right Paradigm.

So what is the genesis of the left/right paradigm? It is derived from the theocratic musings of Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, and what is referred to as the Hegelian Dialectic. This is expressed as:

Thesis/Antithesis/Synthesis

So we could express the problem as Democrat/Republican/Government

Or as Left/Right/Politics

However we do not have to play Hegel's game

We can in fact reject either the thesis, or the antithesis and chose one or the other as correct and dispense with the synthetic solution. That is, choose the left or right as a proper position. Or choose the Democratic Party or the Republic Party as holding your values and principles.

At this point we can then discuss the actual details of party platforms and political positions as they actually manifest. Dealing in gross generalities in any subject is always just the beginning of the discussion.

In my view the correct question in political policy is the question of constitutionality of a position. There is in fact a written federal constitution at the foundation of the American Republic.

Read it.

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No I disagree. The Democrats have now set the US on the road to complete ruin, and the new Republican Party that developed under Trump was boosting America to a greatness unknown since President Lincoln. That is why the deep state and the oligarchy took Trump out in the rigged 2020 presidential election.

If the nation can get a Trumpist congress in 2022, and bring back Trump as President, we could put America back on course as a constitutional republic.

But patriotic Americans have to focus on that goal, and not fall into morose traps like Blessthebeasts tries to draw us into.

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Sorry your memory is so short for someone who has been free to live such a long life. Maybe being forced to cover your face 10 hours a day like 5 year old schoolchildren would help you remember.

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I'm sorry your apparently a propaganda victim as you don't see the truth Oregoncharles has shared.

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Wow Art, I do think you are a shill. You push these poisonous mRNA gene altering solutions...either out of ignorance or some vile shill for the globalist agenda.

Which ever it is your disinformation is dangerous and reprehensible.

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more than one thing can be true at once. Oregoncharles and NCmom more consonant than not

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"This delusion that the Democrats are "leftists" could only come from someone with deep partisan illusions."--Oregon

It is hardly a delusion that Democrats are leftists. They are ÜberLiberal Neo-Marxist authoritarians, as the Biden regime has shown itself to be.

I am 74, and I do recall a "golden age" I lived through in the 50s. The majority of Americans were middle class families, with two parents and the father worked while the wife was a homemaker. I grew up in southern California, which wasn't the literal hell-hole it is today. Things got bad as time went on, and the national security state began to harden, and staring proxy wars in Southeast Asia, and south and central America in the cold war against Communism. By 1963 the deep state had perpetrated a coup d'état in Dallas, murdering President John F. Kennedy and creating a vast coverup with the Warren Report. By the numbers the secret government took out Martin Luther King Jr., Robert Kennedy, and leaders of the Black Panthers. FBI had COINTELPRO running full steam.

America has gone downhill since then.

The one bright spot in this entire burlesque was the election of Donald Trump and his 4 years in office, that was dogged by witch-hunts by the deep state the whole time, culminating the the rigged 2020 presidential election that put the meat-puppet Joe Biden in the White House.

This regime is part of the globalist agenda promoted by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, headed by Klaus Schwab Ex-Nazi and current technocrat in chief pushing the 'Great Reset'. The agenda is totalitarian.

Make no mistake about the goals of these psychopathic maniacs.

Their moto is, "You will own nothing and you will be happy"

If you have ever heard anything more Orwellian than that, speak up and claim a prize.

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I disagree. Politicians on the "left" inherently believe in more centralized government with more intervention in society. That is absolutely the Democrats today, yesterday, and tomorrow. Just as they have always been pro-segregation racists, they have always supported bigger more centralized government.

As far as the environment goes they support intervention, but not for the "climate" or the environment. Wind Mills and solar panels are awful for the environment, and once you consider production inputs, batteries, and end of useful life disposal, they aren't actually "green." That was before Harvard published a 2018 study showing wind mills only actually produced 1% of the projected power capacity over their useful lives.

To truly care about the environment, like solving our pollution problem which if far bigger than our "climate problem," its very simple and most of the technology exist - safe nuclear power plants, carbon efficiency, carbon trapping at the source, a whole different approach to oceanic drilling, land management, and habitat restoration. The technology we need is to remove excess carbon from the ocean so sea creatures get their shell hardness back, and a way to remove microplastics from the ocean. Most Democrats I know who swear they care about the climate haven't a clue that propane is actually pretty clean. The Republicans I know do know that, and support conserving the environment as that's kinda part of having a conservative approach to life. Don't mistake neocons for actual conservatives. Just as being a traditional liberal, as I am, has absolutely nothing to do with being a Democrat. My open ideology and support of free speech liberalism does not mean I in any way support centralized government and planning. Most conservatives are on the political right because they want to conserve and preserve our decentralized government in the form of a republic.

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"Don't mistake neocons for actual conservatives."--NCmom

An excellent point, the dramatic shift to a fascistic form of governing by the Republicans came with the PNAC cabal that swept into office with baby Bush Jr. and his boss Dick Cheney. It continued with both the Bill Clinton & Obama regimes.

The Trump presidency pulled the US out of that fascistic authoritarian slump. That is why the entire deep state went into overdrive to get rid of the "bad Orange Man".

Of course this ended with the rigged 2020 presidential election. And here we are, in the midst of a total meltdown of civility and the beginning of absurdist reality. The Woke New World.

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That post appears to claim that the Presidencies of Bill Cinton and Obama *followed* that of Shrub (it continued with...) Incorrect chronology there.

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Do you honestly believe anything Harvard says? The entire "Ivy League" is nothing but a country club for rich and connected people.

Look at the recent admissions scandals. Only the parents went to jail. No teachers or administrators, all of whom were in a conspiracy, AGAIN.

Not a minute in US Jail.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-05-18/college-scam-mom-gets-5-months-time-served-in-spanish-prison

1 Day in jail.

https://www.justice.gov/usao-ma/pr/california-parent-sentenced-college-admissions-case

Just look at this list, who got real jail time? No one who actually profited.

https://www.justice.gov/usao-ma/investigations-college-admissions-and-testing-bribery-scheme

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Harvard as an institution, no. Our kids know we have mid 6 figures saved for college or whatever they prefer, and we demand great grades at their private, conservative, elite k-12 school. They also know we won’t pay a penny for Ivy schools (or UNC, UVA). That said, some good researchers remain at Harvard, and those still produce good research that is largely ignored by non geeks who don’t read science publications.

Don’t get me wrong, they produce crap too.

But this study was straight forward. What was the claim energy production would be versus how much energy was actually produced.

🤷‍♀️

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OregonCharles,

You are so far behind the curve you are delusional.

Obviously you are so indoctrinated that nothing anyone says here will make any difference to you.

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Another article, another Bill Whitten talking shit on someone he disagrees with.

Why don't you try talking less and listening more.

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You should mind your own fucking business asshole.

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allowing your assumptions, why are you beating up the mentally ill then?

so mean

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Specifically DELUSIONAL.

Are YOU delusional as well coldpaw?

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I think you're wrong - not to be rude. The USA Democrats are the establishment, they are beholden to big business, and they also are at the same time radical leftists, just like the neoconservatives that planned the endless war in the middle east were are are leftists.

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Ah, another gatekeeper of who can call themselves "the left".

Surely you are far more of an authority than the party who has represented the left's interests for almost 200 years, random internet shitposter.

The fucking ego on some of you people is astounding.

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Iconoclast again shitting on people he disagrees with.

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@Oregoncharles

You are one of the enlightened one's; understanding that ours is not a battle between left and right, but rather it's a battle between left/right against the huge monolithic Establishment of both parties acting as one.

About 10 years ago I spent time with both the Tea Party and Occupy Wall Street protestors asking a lot of probing questions to determine what was the genesis of their passion to pick up and join these massive Populist movements.

I'm more a political scientist than an advocate for one ideology over another, but ironically the OWS conversations that took place in the Boston encampment was occurring literally less than 1/4 mile from the actual site of the actual Boston Tea Party. These guys I was talking to had no idea.

I asked them what they expected to be the outcome of all these protests and it didn't appear they had a clear path chosen to drive actual change, so I coached them a little.

I drew a straight line in the dirt and put D on the left and R on the right, inferring this is traditional thinking that most people believe about the political spectrum and echoed by our corporate media.

Then I asked them how many spectrums in nature actually following a precise linear path? The 3 smart guys got where I was going.

I told them the Tea Party people I'd been with a year prior had the exact same motivations as these guys did, and in spite of many philosophical differences about the role of government...the one agreement both movements were based on was breaking up the dirty relationship between Wall Street and Washington.

I felt like I was in school back in 1775 convincing farmers and laborers that the oppression they felt was not from their neighbors who were more or less progressive than they, but it was against that huge monolithic government ran by King George himself.

I redrew my line in the sand and wrote the # 30 on the left and the #30 on the right..then showed them arcing over the top to the point where they touched each other...and wrote the #60.

I said 60% in a democracy wins you seats in Congress and it wins you the White House, but only if you can set aside those issues that divide the two Populist movements and come together as one...knowing full well that the Establishment Government and Establishment Media will move heaven and earth to sell the narrative that the discontent is all about the far left against the far right.

Only 40% of the country truly wants a massive and huge enormous all knowing and all being federal government that intrudes in our lives in the most invasive ways possible.

This is why people like you and me..though we disagree...can come together and tithe $50/year to people like Glenn Greenwald who are following in the Mike Royko of truly speaking truth to power via an adversarial press role.

Life's too short to fight each other.

We need to defund the Establishment, then reimagine what it might be where the ecosystem known as Congress provides a meaningful access to power for all 330,000,000 of us...not just the chosen aristocrats and manager class.

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TrueNorthMN presents an interesting philosophical commentary here.

At the core of his ideas is the Hegelian Dialectic:

Thesis/Antithesis/Synthesis

This formula produces the Left/Right Paradigm which TrueNorth claims is a synthetic division of the American People. However, as Hegel inspired Marx to use the same reasoning, we are left with a dilemma.

Are we to accept Marxist Hegelism as a true and accurate presentation of our sociopolitical situation today? I see no rational reason to accept this analysis. There are in fact grave ideological differences between the Left and the Right. between the Democrats and the new Trumpian Republican Party. Differences as great and critical as those present in the 1850s when the War Between the States was brewing.

The current Biden regime presents the clear and present danger, and the Democrats that support this regime must be opposed at all costs.

We must make a clear case to these wayward citizens who still maintain an ignorant allegiance to the Biden regime. We cannot compromise with the evil agenda at hand, we must simply define and oppose it. We must defy the Biden agenda and the regime imposing it.

To this last point I have made, I appeal to both TrueNorthMN and Oregoncharles to think deeply on my words and join in opposing the Biden regime and the mainstream propaganda system that supports it.

And to give up their delusions of being special and more "enlightened" than any of the rest of us here.

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Which Biden are you referring to?

The back slapping moderate who goes along to get along while occupying valuable space that more serious politicians could occupy?

Or the hard left guy who's making love with his Progressive Socialist Marxist base because he thinks that's where his path to victory is...or the group that will burn him at the stake if he fails to deliver on their agenda?

My point was simply that it is incumbent upon the Institution of Congress to enact rules that allow for nature to play out.

By bending and fixing those rules...it oppresses those (on the left and right) who just want a taste of the apple.

when you oppress a group long enough, you get last summer...or the Tea Party..or Occupy Wall Street, or even the pseudo riot on 1/6 in DC.

My point is that if the Populists work together to FORCE the Establishment to enact rules that provide upper mobility for those lower in the hierarchy (As America itself has provided us the past 240 years), we'll all get along just fine.

IT's the pent up hostility that's being weaponized by the Democrat and Republican Establishment.

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Oregon, the land of bitch-tits and shitty weed, its no wonder you can't come to good conclusions when you live there.

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The Arizona election audit results could upset the Senate. Kelly beat McSally by a margin that could easily be undone.

I would love for this to happen just to watch every news readers’ heads explode at CNN and MSNBC.

Constitutional crises anyone?

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I will believe it when I see it.

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Can they legally decertify a certified election? Don't think it's ever been done, but would be interesting to see. Justice should apply to populations as well as to individuals.

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"Can they legally decertify a certified election?"--Watson

Of course they can, it is proven beyond a reasonable doubt.

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Recounts almost never work. Except these three.

By

Amber Phillips

November 28, 2016

Among the thousands of recounts that have been undertaken in modern U.S. elections, there are just a handful of high-profile ones that have turned a loser into a winner.

No presidential race has ever been overturned by a recount, one of several reasons the Green Party-led/Hillary Clinton-backed recount in Wisconsin is such a long shot. “It's very, very rare for recounts to succeed at the federal level, or in statewide races,” said Robert David Johnson, a history professor with Brooklyn College.

The recounts that did work were in races with very small margins. Here are the three most famous.

1. The 2008 Minnesota Senate race

The stakes: Minnesota's razor-thin 2008 U.S. Senate race, which was the tipping point for Democrats' filibuster-proof supermajority in the Senate.

Initial result: On election night, Sen. Norm Coleman (R-Minn.) was ahead of challenger Al Franken (D) by just 206 votes out of more than 2.9 million cast, a slim enough margin to automatically trigger a recount.

2. The 2004 Washington state governor's race

The stakes: An open governor's mansion in Washington in 2004 and one of the closest governor's races in history.

The initial results: On election night, results showed Republican former state senator Dino Rossi leading Democratic Attorney General Christine Gregoire by 261 votes out of some 3 million ballots cast.

3. The 1974 New Hampshire Senate race

The stakes: An open Senate seat in a swing state (New Hampshire, 1974) and what ended up being the longest contested election in U.S. Senate history, plus a unique appeal to the Senate itself to try to solve the race.

The initial results: On election night, GOP Rep. Lewis Wyman was leading Democrat John Durkin by 355 votes. Durkin and Democrats immediately demanded a recount.

The recount: It became a nearly year-long headache. The first recount declared Durkin the winner by 10 votes. This time it was Wyman's turn to demand a recount. (Sensing a trend here?) This next recount had Wyman ahead by two votes.

By this time, the outgoing GOP senator had resigned his seat, and the governor, also a Republican, appointed Wyman to fill his spot.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-fix/wp/2016/11/28/recounts-almost-never-work-except-these-three/

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Recounts happen before results are certified. once the state certifies it, it's a done deal.

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"...ignoring party affiliation is for the foolish."

No, such deeply partisan attitudes are foolish; choosing candidates based solely on party affiliation as opposed to individual beliefs/policy platform is a recipe for absolute disaster.

"Those who are gullible enough to vote for any Democrats in 2022 should accept that in ding so its highly unlikely they will have the opportunity to change their minds again in their lifetime."

You can't be serious. If you actually believe that then you're not exactly in a position to be calling anyone else gullible, just saying.

"There are a whopping 2 moderate Democrat Senators, and about 10 moderate Democrat congress people standing between the country and authoritarian leftist rule."

Not even close. There are very few actual true leftists in Congress and the Democratic party. Need proof? Just look at who the Dems chose as their presidential nominee and the concerted effort it took to ensure it wasn't Bernie Sanders.

"No, the right for either of us to kill a baby we don't want to give birth to does not mean more to me than ensuring I don't condemn her to a government that can order my daughter to kill a baby she very much wants when she's an adult. And yes, the "climate change emergency" narrative and illogical medical mandates are absolutely laying the groundwork to make that more than a possibility, but a probability if Democrats gain control."

Again, you can't be serious. You do realize that Dems currently have control, right? Nobody is being forced to kill their babies, now or in the future. If anything, we're more likely to lose abortion rights.

This sort of political paranoia, and our increasing partisan polarization, is both unhelpful and illogical. The appearance of two separate and distinct parties is nothing more than an illusion; in reality, there's only one party with two faces that caters to wealthy donors instead of their constituents while increasing their own power and lining their own pockets. This deeply entrenched partisanship is by design -- to keep us divided and too busy fighting with each other to focus on what's really going on in DC.

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Keep telling yourself that.

Biden is no moderate, he’s a puppet.

Screw Dems - they think men have a civil right to watch my elementary daughter change in a bathroom

They call Candice Owens, Larry Elder, and Tim Scott the face of white nationalism

The beat up a minority mother who opposed an erect man watching her minor naked in the female side of the spa

Name ONE f***ing Democrat opposed to that?

Name one opposed to medical mandates?

Name ONE opposed to mask mandates

You are a fool if you think Joe Biden was elected because he’s a moderate…… he was elected because he’s a puppet and the heads of our government agencies fed a sympathetic media bs for it

Please. Grow up

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Democrats kill us in the name of human rights. Republicans kill using the name of freedom.

Fuck both of you. Stop playing the game.

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"If anything, we're more likely to lose abortion rights."--Joelene Weeks

Since when does anybody have the "right" to commit murder?

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When you experience a parasite growing in your body, then you will be able to have an opinion.

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Do yourself a favor and have a hysterectomy.

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Sasha, I'm sorry you have such a small view of yourself that you think you are a parasite, but you are a human with your own unique DNA from the moment of conception.

Or is it now OK to call some human being parasites because you find them inconvenient? How 1930's German of you.

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The Democrats have the majority, barely. But that holds them back only by two very wobbly Senators. I'm not even sure they could not find a few supposedly Republican senators to make up the difference.

Regarding mask mandates. Very senior people in our government are openly calling for discrimination in every aspect for those who refuse to get vaccinated. Once power is consolidated, it will be used.

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Thanks for having the patience to write that.

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Just your kind of wanky bullshit aye Art? You are such a dolt.

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>standing between the country and authoritarian leftist rule

Oh, gawd, here we go again with the leftist dictatorship... Who are these dictators? What is the single leftist idea those you fear so much that you can name?

Do you understand that they all are just obedient lapdogs of the deep state and the monied elites? America has zero real leftist politicians - at least at the national level.

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Vaccine mandates are authoritarian. Opposition to school choice is authoritarian. Censorship under the guide of "misinformation" is authoritarian. Lockdowns are authoritarian. Mask mandates are authoritarian. Federal control of private property is authoritarian. Need me to keep going?

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I mostly agree with that list. But you failed to link it to the 'Left'.

There is no real 'Left' as such in the USA. There are labels thrown around by poorly informed, but that doesn't make them true.

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you "the dnc isn't the left" posters should start a support group where you can all pass out hugs

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The overton window has been so far shifted you no longer recognize it is leftist. JFK would not be able to win the D nomination today.

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OK, the link is that these are ALWYS the outcomes of big government intervention and the politically left, by definition, supports big centralized government. Many think they support traditionally liberal government even though they support big government, and even socialism.

Under your theory there has never been a true leftist politician despite the proclamations of Mao, Castro, Pol Pot, Ho Chi Minh, Kin Jung Ung, Xi, and many others that they ARE leftist.

Where is there a left wing government that is also liberal? Have you considered that despite sounding like a great idea, the fact that its never happened is because they are mutually exclusive?

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"thrown around by poorly informed"--Sasha

Hahahaha!!! You have got to be kidding!!! You are one of the most ignorant twits posting here!!!

You need a new rocking horse toots.

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Love to get your feedback (or contribution) on this someday:

http://thetroypress.com/articles/art/20210314/art.20210314.html

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"Vaccine mandates are authoritarian."

Not moreso than the laws demanding you pay your taxes, or any of a hundred thousand other things you don't call "authoritarian."

At least the vaccination program is actually saving a great many lives, much to the consternation of the abjectly stupid. ...Sorry, I mean the reverse-propaganda victims...

...The intelligent ones who don't want to get a vaccination against Covid-19 - the several I have interviewed at least - all realize that there's a serious public good to them. And they know there's also a serious public risk and even harm caused by those who don't have any good reason not to take the vaccine except they just don't want to or think it's some kind of plan to harm everyone.

That latter group are a predictable product of the way the ultra-rich / oligarchs have run this country for the last 40 years or so, having sown so much distrust through easily provable lies of massive scale and substantial import. So, I do understand why they're "skeptical," I just wish they weren't so scared that they've turned off their brains (at least on this topic). Lets hope they come around sometime soon, before a variant emerges that laughs at the vaccines and we have to start all over again.

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Taking my money is very different than demanding something be shoved into my body that I don't want. Stop with the straw man arguments.

I don't owe you personal safety. My kids sure as hell don't. Your health is your responsibility. Why are you more deserving of deciding what happens to MY body than ME? What debt do I owe you? NONE

Why do you care if I'm vaccinated? My husband and I pay 6 figures a year in income taxes on earned income, we pay for our children to go to school while still funding our crap public schools (and we vote for anyone to be able to send their children to our kids private school). I don't "owe" you getting a vaccine that is new with unknowable long term consequences that wont protect you from me anyway. You want to be protected from other humans simply breathing, then you remove yourself from society,

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Had FauciFlu already, hence my doc said not to bother with these leaky/failing vaccines. Looking forward to the day when Art is whining about the people with 97 boosters instead of 98 boosters.

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Why aren't you listening to NPR right now?!

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Stalin, Mao, Hitler all come to mind.

Socialists all, dictators all, killers all.

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Truman, Bush, Clinton, Obama, Trump, Nixon come to mind. All war criminals, killers all.

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Trump? How was Trump a war criminal? He killed a terrorist (and only the terrorist)?

You forgot Biden - who killed 10 civilians including 7 children because a family member was bringing them water. All they really wanted to do was kill someone and see if it boosted poll numbers.

I forgot Sasha, small humans are "parasites" to you. Did you do a happy dance looking at the precious faces Biden murdered in cold blood?

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I seem to recall them all being dead. Could be wrong.

Do we have any such people currently in the US government? That seemed to be the point of this current tangent.

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Elvis is alive, I hear. So yes, you might be well wrong.

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"Who are these dictators?"--sasha

Here is a short list. Those who conspired to rig the 2020 Presidential election and put Biden in the White House as their meat-puppet, while they call the shots from behind the curtain:

> Michael Podhorzer, AFL-CIO director.and the Architect of the Conspiracy to steal the 2020 Presidential Election

> Zachary Paul Wamp, Republican U.S. Representative for Tennessee’s 3rd congressional district from 1995 to 2011.

> Ian Bassin, Executive Director Protect Democracy.

> Anat Shenker-Osorio is a strategic communications consultant based in Oakland, CA.

> Mark Zuckerberg, CEO, Facebook.

> Amber McReynolds, CEO for the National Vote At Home Institute and coalition.

> Tom Lopach, CEO center for voter information.

> Hannah Fried, ‘All Voting is Local’ National Campaign Director.

> Wendy Weiser, voting-rights expert at the Brennan Center for Justice at NYU.

> Laura Quinn, CEO and a co-founder of Catalist voter data and related data services.

> Vanita Gupta, president and CEO of the Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights.

> Jack Dorsey, CEO Twitter.

> Dick Gephardt, Democratic former House leader turned high-powered lobbyist.

> Nelini Stamp, the Working Families Party’s national organizing director.

> Neil Bradley, U.S. Chamber of Commerce executive vice president and chief policy officer.

> Angela Peoples, director for the Democracy Defense Coalition.

> Art Reyes III, the founding Executive Director of We The People.

> Jeff Timmer, Lincoln Project consultant.> John Engler, Head of Business Roundtable – lobbyist.

> Van Langevelde,policy adviser and deputy legal counsel for the Michigan House Republican Policy Office,

https://thedissedent.page/2021/07/01/2020-presidential-election-fraud/

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19 dictators?

This word doesn't mean what you think it means.

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I know exactly what a dictatorship is Sobanii.

Even Hitler could not rule alone.

A totalitarian oligarchy is a dictatorship.

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> Here is a short list.

Whew! Thanks! None of these people is on the real 'Left' or is a socialist.

A disaster is averted!.

Now, how is it possible that Republicans are on the 'Lefts' list?

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Sasha,

They are globalists and authoritarians. They are members of the oligarchy that rigged the 2020 election. It doesn't matter if you liable them as leftists or socialists. It is their agenda that is at hand since the Biden regime took over. It is the Neo-Marxist globalist agenda of the 'Great Reset' being promoted by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Klaus Schwarz, Nazi Youth member when young, is the lead maniac running this thing.

See this:

John Kerry reveals Biden's devotion to radical 'Great Reset' movement

https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/528482-john-kerry-reveals-bidens-devotion-to-radical-great-reset-movement

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Are you serious? These people are NOT leftists. They're not socialists either!

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I am serious Bless. They are members of the oligarchy that rigged the 2020 election. It doesn't matter if you liable them as leftists or socialists. It is their agenda that is at hand since the Biden regime took over. It is the Neo-Marxist globalist agenda of the 'Great Reset' being promoted by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Klaus Schwarz, Nazi Youth member when young, is the lead maniac running this thing.

See this:

John Kerry reveals Biden's devotion to radical 'Great Reset' movement

https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/528482-john-kerry-reveals-bidens-devotion-to-radical-great-reset-movement

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Is Hannah Fried related to Nikki Fried, Florida Dept Agriculture secretary and candidate for Governor?

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Anyone who believes that children should be deprived of their childhood by being forced into academic environments (which are little more that indoctrination centers) is a leftist fanatic. Anyone who believes that useless Associates Degrees in community colleges should be paid for by taxpayers is a mindless leftest. Anyone who believes that our culture and history must be destroyed and rewritten is a tool of the left. Anyone willing to ignore the threat of China is a moron.

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It is obvious that Sasha and her pal Art are Marxist tools dupes, and propagandists. Of course they are Leftists. The Biden regime is Leftist as well, ÜberLiberal Neo-Marxist totalitarians working for the globalists in Davos, Switzerland. The World Economic Forum led by Klaus Schwab to institute the Great Reset.

See:

John Kerry reveals Biden's devotion to radical 'Great Reset' movement

In June, elites at important international institutions such as the World Economic Forum and the United Nations launched a far-reaching campaign to “reset” the global economy.

The plan involves dramatically increasing the power of government through expansive new social programs like the Green New Deal and using vast regulatory schemes and government programs to coerce corporations into supporting left-wing causes.

The two justifications for the proposal, which has been aptly named by its supporters the “Great Reset,” are the COVID-19 pandemic (the short-term justification) and the so-called “climate crisis” caused by global warming (the long-term justification).

According to the Great Reset’s supporters, the plan would fundamentally transform much of society. As World Economic Forum (WEF) head Klaus Schwab wrote back in June, “the world must act jointly and swiftly to revamp all aspects of our societies and economies, from education to social contracts and working conditions. Every country, from the United States to China, must participate, and every industry, from oil and gas to tech, must be transformed. In short, we need a ‘Great Reset’ of capitalism.”

Internationally, the Great Reset has already been backed by influential leaders, activists, academics and institutions. In addition to the World Economic Forum and United Nations, the Great Reset movement counts among its the International Monetary Fund, heads of state, Greenpeace and CEOs and presidents of large corporations and financial institutions such as Microsoft and MasterCard.

But in America, most policymakers – including President-elect Joe Biden – have been relatively quiet about the Great Reset, leaving many to speculate what a Biden administration would do to support or oppose this radical plan.

There has been some evidence suggesting that Biden and some of his biggest allies back the Great Reset and would attempt to impose it on the United States. But Biden and his team have never explicitly stated that America would be involved — that is, until now.

At a panel discussion about the Great Reset hosted by the World Economic Forum in mid-November, former Secretary of State John Kerry – Biden’s would-be special presidential envoy for climate – firmly declared that the Biden administration will support the Great Reset and that the Great Reset “will happen with greater speed and with greater intensity than a lot of people might imagine.”...

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This isn’t the first time Kerry has thrown his weight behind the Great Reset. At a June World Economic Forum virtual event, Kerry said the coronavirus pandemic was “a big moment” that opened the door for the Great Reset and that, “The World Economic Forum – the CEO capacity of the Forum – is really going to have to play a front and center role in refining the Great Reset to deal with climate change and inequity — all of which is being laid bare as a consequence of COVID-19.”

The evidence is now crystal clear about Biden’s connection to the Great Reset. He, John Kerry and the rest of the Biden administration are planning to bring the Great Reset to the United States. And if they are successful, the country will never be the same.

https://thehill.com/opinion/energy-environment/528482-john-kerry-reveals-bidens-devotion-to-radical-great-reset-movement

Of course as anyone paying attention knows Kerry is indeed Special Envoy for Climate Change fir the Biden Regime. And everything that has gone down in the last 9 months of the US under that regime has been one huge disaster after another, all calculated to implode the US as a sovereign state so that it can be melded into the planned Global Technocratic Government.

Their moto is, "You will own nothing, and you will be happy."

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The strawmen you build are so nice, my ignoramus right-wing nut.

I suggest you dig a bunker - maybe it will save you from the hordes of Associate Degree holders and possibly even China!

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"America has zero real leftist politicians - at least at the national level."

Well, Bernie comes pretty close, and Tulsi would have but she gave up her seat to run for POTUS, unfortunately - a super-disappointing move on her part.

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Bernie bent the knee and will do only what Biden tells him to do (I'm paraphrasing his words). Some revolutionary he turned out to be. I regret every penny I donated to him and his organization. Which is not going to accept billionaire money!

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Yes, he caved; note that I said, "comes pretty close." If he hadn't caved, then.... -heavy-sigh- ... I don't regret pushing Bernie; while he disappointed, these efforts HAVE brought more people around to what the genuine left is about and wants to accomplish, and for that, no regrets.

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reasonable (and less reasonable) folks are quitting all over. even self dealers like gonzalez have standards. there's nothing to be done unless you're among the worst full of passionate intensity. there's plenty of work there

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All the DNC has to do is point to their success.

Where is it? There are innumerable cities and states in the US who have been 100% DNC for decades. Where is the progress? It's not there. In actuality, cities like Baltimore (Pelosi territory), Detroit (thats DFL and unions) and St. Louis (Cori Bush) have the highest per capita murder rates in the US.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_cities_by_murder_rate

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Not sure why you right winger cunts can't find an honest right winger reporter. Just reading you moronic love for republican party disgust me. You are a brain dead shithead and part of a problem. Both parties are equally corrupt and last republican presidents were Bush the war criminal and Trump The buffoon. I have a feeling that I have insulted you before, bit just reading that garbage you are spouting required some reply. Lady you are an idiot and you and people like you are part of the problem and that goes for every cunt who gave you thumbs up. if at this point you still so far from truth, you guys should give up, Idiots like you better to stay ignorant.

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Orez!!! You're back. I thought you had rotted away.... like your brain.

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I'm 100% sure comments like that don't serve any real purpose except perhaps letting you vent your speen!

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Some of us have the same feeling about Democrats as well - in addition feeling the same about the Republicans.

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Orez,

There used to be institutions for the mentally ill like yourself. It is too bad you are now left to roam free as you will.

Perhaps you will take care of it yourself and overdose on self medicating.

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A proper right winger shithead. I insult people but you just hoped that another human being will overdose, so which one of us is the mentally ill one? but cunt like you is typical of right winger trash. Talking about their believes and values, but you rattle them a little, they show their ugly, stupid and bigoted faces. People like you disgust me with how clueless you are, but I would never hope anything bad to happen to you. I hope you and your family are fine and you can continue your ignorant existence for as long as you can.

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...just don't have any kids...

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Hahaha!!! getting balled out by a lunatic is my kind of fun!

You are utterly fucking crazy Orez.

Are you using your mom's computer today? Didn't she kick you out of the house?

Keep up the loopy blablabla...it is easy entertainment.

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Well, isn't it unfortunate, then, that your St. Ray Gun dismantled the mental health services in this country?

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Sasha, I hated Reagan, he was a virtual Nazi as far as I am concerned. The whole Iran Contra affair proved what warmongering assholes the Reagan regime was.

You aren't just an ignorant bitch, you also are full of false assumptions.

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It *is* a uniparty. With two slightly differing right wings.

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Art, you are speaking to the Republicans as though they are still in the main the same party as GW Bush and the PNAC Neocons of that era. There is a new Republican Party much more in the image of the original party that brought us Abraham Lincoln. This new party is remade in the image of Trump, and his love and devotion to the principles of the Founding Fathers and the Declaration of Independence.

Why do you think has been so much "anti-Trump agitprop"? This is a term used by Glenn Greenwald in his Rumble video of today:

https://rumble.com/vmteq5-new-proof-emerges-about-the-hunter-biden-laptop-a-definitive-account-of-the.html

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Name something Trump did during his term that AT ITS WORST in any way touches on what Glenn is reporting here.

Ill wait.

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Moved the US Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, murdered the Iranian general who destroyed ISIS, attempted to overthrow the elected government of Venezuela, imposed even greater sanctions on Cuba, supported the coup in Bolivia, massive tax cuts for the rich, stealing Syria's oil .... just off the top of my head. All US Presidents are assholes, some more than others. Can we just Make America Go Away, just fuck off back to the US and leave the rest of the world to manage its own business?

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Ill bite:

Moving the US embassy to Israel <> You and your crackhead son getting payoffs.

Murdering the Iranian general <> You and your party lying to voters and the FISA court and forging documents to spy on political opponents

Overthrow Venezuela LMFAO bro, their own people are doing that just fine, you sound dumb as fuck.

Massive tax cuts for the rich? Link? Wait, so fucking crazy, I know, but you haven't cited a single fucking thing you say here.

LOL @ you

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"murdered the Iranian general who destroyed ISIS,"--Roger

Nonsense Qasem Soleimani was running terrorist cells from Iran that were themselves connected with ISIS and Taliban.

"the elected government of Venezuela"--Roger

You are utterly mad! Madero is a tyrant just like his predecessor Chavez.

They are the ones who designed the Smartmatic voting machine software that is used in Dominion machines as well. The adjudication process in both company's machined are used to flip votes

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Smartmatic

By 2004 several young software professionals in Caracas, Venezuela were called in by the embattled socialist regime of Hugo Chavez to help him and his Bolivarian Revolution, backed by Castro’s Cuba, to survive a referendum. The previous Christian Democratic regime of Rafael Caldera had passed a law requiring automated voting and the US voting companies ES&S and the Spanish Indra Systems had established a presence in the country. ES&S was close to the Bush Republican Party.

In response to a bid process for the 2004 Venezuela recall election by Venezuela’s CNE election authority, a new consortium known as SBC Consortium was formed and won the bid to run the referendum counting process. The SBC Consortium comprised Smartmatic (51%), Bitza software (2%), and state telecommunications organization CANTV (47%). The Chavez-appointed R&D Software head of Bitza was Omar Montilla Castillo, a Chavez Government official. Smartmatic had been founded a couple years before by two Venezuelan engineers living in Florida, Antonio Mugica and Alfredo Anzola. The 2004 referendum was their first venture into voting machines. The pro-Chavez Floridians won the bid and were awarded $128 million, with Smartmatic retrofitting gambling machines to be used for the process. Apparently it wasn’t such a big step from rigged gambling machines to rigged voting machines for the clever Venezuelan entrepreneurs.

The Smartmatic consortium successfully falsified the referendum for Chavez. Chavez was behind 40% to 60% in polling. But in the election, Chavez pulled off a “miraculous” 52%-48% win. At the time the New York Times, then somewhat more objective than today, wrote, “Smartmatic was a little-known firm with no experience in voting technology before it was chosen by the Venezuelan authorities to replace the country’s elections machinery ahead of a contentious referendum that confirmed Mr. Chávez as president in August 2004.”--F. William Engdahl

https://thedissedent.page/2021/07/16/election-fraud-2020/

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Carter Foundation observed Venezuelan elections and certified them as more free and open that what we have in the US.

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Yeah and Jussie Smollet said he was a victim of a hate crime and Governor Cuomo was called the best handler of Covid and the media said jailbird Avenatti should run for President.

If you dont have hard data you are talking out of your ass.

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Carter is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations - and a globalist traitor.

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Right now they would probably be "less bad". But by definition, politicians are in a place to fleece us all. Maintaining the same buffoons in power too long makes it inevitable.

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Again, take note, that once again here you are taking time to slam conservatives in an article documenting a grand DNC conspiracy.

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We're not guaranteed a perfect world. We can try for a better world. Our rulers will be either dem or repub, that's the nature of our system. Those who wish for rulers just like themselves are doomed to perpetual disappointment and servitude. Always support better.

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Always nice to hear from the DNC.

This is precisely the logic that leaves us with not democracy at all.

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Those who demand rulers exactly like themselves are what the dnc wants. They want you to vote for third party losers because ... they always lose.

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Because people like you won't vote for them, even knowing they're a better option.

Your position is a classic self-fulfilling prophecy - and self-destructive.

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So how is that working for you? Yeah, i know, it sucks to not get your way. The real world doesn't often give us good choices, so we have to make the best of it we can. Whatever "third party" entices you should be encouraged to partner with whichever of the two majors fits them best, and work to get their objectives included. The biggest effort in the quadrennial national elections is defining the party platform for that round. Different every year. Those who don't participate, lose. Not even in the game.

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There are several problems with the ideas contained in your post.

First, there's this bit of regurgitated propaganda:

"Our rulers will be either dem or repub, that's the nature of our system."

No, it's NOT a "nature of our system", it's the nature of what the Dem and Rep parties want you to believe.

Then, there's this highly risky suggestion:

"Always support better."

On its own, OK, sure, the better candidate may well be the Green Party candidate, but it's clear you don't mean that. You really mean, we can be sure, "always support the R or D candidate who's better", and that's a tragic mistake.

When the Rs and Ds give us the choice of two shit sandwiches, the sensible just say, "No-thanks, I'll go with this lovely BLT over here! That shit you're offering STINKS!"

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Art, you positions are either dishonest or stupid. Your dialog, taken from a cartoon show [South Park] is what stinks.

The differences between the Biden regime and Trump's administration are absolutely night and day.

America is going down the tubes in just 9 months of this traitorous Biden regime.

Anyone who has followed US politics since WWI knows without a doubt that voting for a third party candidate is simply a 'protest vote' that never counts toward a win for such a candidate. You have a choice between the Democrats or the Republicans. That is simply the facts on the ground.

You commentary has the classic trademarks of disinformation.

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Green. I see. Most greens are socialists who would otherwise vote dem, so stick with that.

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One dilemma regarding government is that anyone who wants to rule should be preemptively disqualified.

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Kudos to your reference to H.L. Mencken.))))

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Shame is a failure of the weak. The strong behave badly because it's a tactic to achieve their objectives, and because they can. In physics, it's called entropy -- everything degrades, unless work is done to restore the damage. Nobody seems to be interested in producing enough effort to repair the recent damage. Hint: whining about it on the internet doesn't work.

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Buying books helps:

.The Bidens: Inside the First Family’s Fifty-Year Rise to Power,

September 21, 2021

by Ben Schreckinger

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Seems like Ben Schreckinger could be a potential Greenwald collegue. There certainly is demonstrable need...

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I'm afraid we are a snowball rolling down a very steep hill.

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On a very hot day

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Lots of power in an avalanche.

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Good morning, David. Whining on the internet is better self-therapy than cutting one's wrists or going mad in public.

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Yes, having the outlet provided by social media is therapeutic for some. So is a glass of good scotch. A whole bottle becomes detrimental, though. I've watched more than a few go mad in public on social media boards. They usually seemed to have a head start, though. Maybe too much scotch and not enough meditation.

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Yes, venting on boards can be helpful, as can ethanol (or cannibinol) intake. Random blends of those therapies may be ill-advised...

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psilocyn / psilocybin, in a moderate but sufficient dose, is an amazing cure for a whole lot of what might ail ya - or is that ale ya?

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"Hint: whining about it on the internet doesn't work."--Watson

Well then what the fuck are you doing other than 'whining about it on the internet' you hypocritical twit.

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Only those who have scruples can feel shame. Brennan, Clapper, et al are immune. OTOH if they "walk the streets" literally and often, it's just possible they could ultimately feel the wrath of a citizen who believes in the Bill of Rights and feels that he or she has been shat upon once too often...

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We, as the population of the USSA (United Soviet States of America) have all the power of that fellow named Winston in 1984. Apparently there is no way the man placed in the White House can be challenged for any of his illegal actions. The FCC is not chomping at the bit to revoke the licenses of broadcasters that knowingly spread lies. As the unarmed is disorganized Trump followers (who foolishly followed the directives of their FBI leaders) on January 6 learned, we have no power against a totalitarian state and its compliant propagandist machine.

Another H.L. Menken quote comes to mind: "On some great and glorious day, the plain folks of the land will reach their hearts' desire at last and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron". The future is now.

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Agreed Charles, Biden is that moron. But he is not really in charge, there is a politburo running the nation behind the scenes. Globalist technocrats with their agenda to destroy the nation state and impose a global dictatorship. Coming on strong now.

A New World Order Built on the Ashes of War

https://thedissedent.page/2021/08/21/a-new-world-order-built-on-the-ashes-of-war/

THE GREAT RESET: H.G. WELLS’ DYSTOPIAN VISION COMES ALIVE

https://thedissedent.page/2021/07/26/the-great-reset-h-g-wells-dystopian-vision-comes-alive/

Hegel, Wokeness, and the Dialectical Faith of Leftism

https://americanscholars.com/c/StopCRT

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https://youtu.be/uf4R0gX7g3w?t=2

Hegel, Wokeness, and the Dialectical Faith of Leftism

on YouTube --- no pay -- for free

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Five Republican Senators filed articles of impeachment against Biden today.

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Said well TrueNorthMN. Brennan seems to be the key to all of this, and doing Obama's and the Politiburo's bidding. Biden is the nice-guy Kerensky who preceded the Bolshevik takeover, which preceded the Stalinist elimination of rivals and jailing of dissidents, and scapegoating the "kulaks".

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Really well said. The only value the corporate media provides us anymore is: we know how big the lie is based on how hard they are pushing it.

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Im OK with the DNC winning elections if Durham gets real convictions that stick.

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Actually, Trump and the neo-fascist GOP tried to use 1/6 to steal an election. The good guys stopped them.

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There is no evidence for that -- zero. And lots of evidence it's an attempt to support a failing dem party.

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How 'bout the evidence I watched with MY OWN TWO EYES on 1/6? You gaslighting GOP fool!

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Those who consider unarmed women and kooks with horns and furs to be evidence are NOT NORMAL. CNN caters to gaslighting fools.

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You weren't also terrified by those women accosting Jeff Flake on an elevator? I'm still shaking...

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I look forward to being accosted by women.

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Depends on which videos one watches.

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Not really.

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Yeah. All those selfies they posted on the internet. The most savage of coups.

Reminded me that one time the French stormed the Bastille.

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Pelosi was forced to release the capitol videos yesterday which she stubbornly withheld previously. That's sufficient evidence of capitol police malfeasance for most people, but the new videos show some suspicious activities unrelated to the kooks wandering aimlessly. Those who think they watched with their own eyes are uninformed or seriously myopic.

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Hahaha!! Outstanding satire! The Onion WS TS your resume! 😂😂

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LOL!!! Thanks for the laugh!!! Have you read the actual statement from the WH on the Russian election by chance? They seem to condemn in Russia everything they promote here. It's the opposite for new oil pipelines - Biden ensured Russia got a shiny new ne of those while halting construction on the one here because apparently the climate alarmist think we are "better off" having oil run through the old leaky pipeline that was to be replaced and depending on middle eastern oil.

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Hahaha!! Good one!! 😂😂

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You should be very, very ashamed of yourself.

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Hahahahahahahah! You take the cake.

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Horseshit Radical, The FBI organized the 1/6 riot in the Capitol Building.

https://greenwald.substack.com/p/questions-about-the-fbis-role-in

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Our country is going down the drain for many reasons. But the two most immediate and important ones are (a) big money in politics, and (b) propaganda media. We cannot fix the first problem easily because both parties will oppose any change (notwithstanding their rhetorics). But the second one is completely in our own hands. JUST STOP READING, WATCHING AND LISTENING TO any and all legacy media outlets (that includes NPR).

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Naim,

Counter propaganda is an important aspect of destroying the lying legacy media.

Glenn Greenwald is counter propaganda to the bullshit from the mainstream.

Reality is getting too painful to deny. The utter failure of the Biden regime cannot be covered up when it has such a dire effect on real people. The excuses can only put off the inevitable for so long. People ARE waking up to the scam now, in larger and larger numbers.

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Not large enough numbers to make a difference lately. Not large enough numbers in California last week. Maybe enough to make a difference in 22, maybe not. We'll see.

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The Newsom recall vote was rigged in the same way as the 2020 presidential election.

What we will see in 2022 will be another attempt to rig the congressional elections, like the 2020 presidential election.

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Hopefully, hopefully!

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NPR (and PBS) are the worst. Their viewers/listeners earnestly believe they are real journalists!

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What about those that read the Times and the Washington Post and see them as beacons of the truth?

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The NY TIMES is the so-called "paper of record" ie.: the MINISTRY OF TRUTH in Orwellian terms. It is the main propaganda organ of the national security state.

Most all other mainstream sources use the TIMES as their template and example.

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It's never been my paper of record and when it allowed Judith Miller to use Chalabi , a highly biased source of information, to determine the validity of a war with Iraq they only proved what I already felt about them.

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The same crowd!

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No, not going down the drain, but under assault by enemies foreign and domestic. Recovery or dissolution depend on how we respond to those assaults. Winning any fight depends on being more committed and more ruthless than your adversary. Violence seems likely, but can be minimized with sufficiently vigorous responses. We can no longer afford tolerance. We need to decide what our standards are, and defend them, everywhere, every time, in every confrontation.

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I still read them, but skeptically, especially when it comes to politics and add in important sources like this one.

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You've got two out of three. You forgot the vast and wealthy military industrial complex. The CIA and FBI have been conducting the same type of operations they've employed wherever they wanted to depose a government. Now they're doing it here, keeping the establishment on life support so they can milk the treasury to oblivion alongside the insurance, oil and Wall St. So greedy and so well armed.

So much so that they can pump fear porn at populations 24/7.

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It must be exhausting having to prove the obvious all the time.

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Glenn "Sisyphus" Greenwald.

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Perhaps more a Laocoon, or Cassandra...???

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Those, too..so much classical connection.

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The usual suspects squawking against this and shutting down discourse about the info, in combination with 40 years of Biden family behavior were enough verification for me. Like many politicians on "both" sides - how did Joe Biden become a multi-millionaire in "public service" for 4 decades?

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Politicians getting rich themselves in one thing. Biden's crack head son becoming fabulously wealthy as a member of the board for a Ukrainian oil company despite knowing noting about the industry or the language, selling finger paintings for hundreds of thousands of dollars when living actually talented artists struggle for sales prices 10% of that, and managing BILLIONS for foreign investors despite having zero actual understanding of the financial industry goes far beyond the typical insider trading a pocket lining of DC.

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Exactly, both sides! Republicans are complicit in all of this. Dirty rotten scoundrels.

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Yep.

I don't happen to believe the primary was fair; they cheated to knock Bernie out and get Biden in.

DO NOTE the sharp contrast in wealth of the Biden family vs the Sanders family, and I think Sanders has been in Congress longer!

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Are you completely discounting the possibility that Biden is just better at Kleptocracy?

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I suspect were Bernie from Delaware he'd have had a better shot.

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Delaware is literally owned by the DuPont's. They are one of the most corrupt families in the United States. They are the ones who played the fluoride trick on dentistry and water purification.

Fluoride is a derivative of the manufacture of aluminum, like aluminum it is toxic to humans.

The Nazis used fluoride in water to keep their concentration camp inmates sedate. It weakens the will of people who imbibe it.

It would have cost the DuPont's billions of dollars to store the fluoride produced in their aluminum production, but some genius marketing agent made up the dental scam, and soon it was in drinking water all over the US.

Toxicity of fluoride: critical evaluation of evidence for human developmental neurotoxicity in epidemiological studies, animal experiments and in vitro analyses

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7261729/

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"the documents they blocked millions of Americans from learning about were clearly true and authentic."--I knew the day you quit the Intercept that all this was worse than ever imagined.

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Big government and traditional free speech tolerant liberalism are mutually exclusive. While traditional liberalism can align with a government that ensures NO entity is so powerful it can control society through anti-trust/ anti-monopoly regulations, big government in and of itself demands authoritarianism, and authoritarianism demands censorship. It doesn't matter is its a king, a dictator, or the "most popular president in history," those who seek big government must necessarily demand the human flaws of its leadership be hidden from public view.

We are all unique individuals and there will never be a universal agreement on what is "fair" or "equitable." As a result, there will never be a government with socialist, communist, or far left ideology that includes big government which can also supports individual freedoms and open debate. While you can have expanded socialized programs, the reality is that when the dollars follow the government, and not the beneficiary, the programs are just as illiberal and anti-individual. Government run healthcare dictates health priorities for everyone. Apply that to any program where the "benefit" is provided as a direct service rather than dollars to spend in a certain area (education, healthcare, etc).

Centralized governments that directly control the services provided for huge segments of the population cannot make individual choices, and yet we will always be individual humans.

Alternatively, a government that was primarily intended to prevent the concentration of power, and for which the decisions on how to spend the dollars from redistribution was left in the hands of the recipients with only guardrails to ensure the benefits are spent on something akin to the spirit in which they are intended, could support a very open, prosperous, and liberal society. That would require tolerance that those on the political left don't have - they would have to tolerate those who chose alternative medical treatments, they would have to tolerate those that chose religious education, they would have to tolerate those who spend those benefits in ways many may disagree with. At its heart, that tolerance is the core of liberalism, but it is absent from Democrat policies. No one political ideology has all the answers, and no big centralized government has ever embraced traditional liberalism.

I walked away from Democrats once I realized this (though I have always known socialism in any form is bound to fail as human nature depends on rewards to put out effort and take risks). The problem is too few traditional liberals have truly walked away, and even fewer are willing to admit the way to embrace liberalism in society is limiting government to being the referee ensuring a fair playing field, particularly for the genuinely vulnerable, regardless of individual outcomes which we should all be free to chose. To the extend redistribution is necessary, the government should facilitate the transaction, not direct every aspect of how individual beneficiaries spend those funds, and it certainly shouldn't be directly providing services that must be tailored to individual needs.

Traditional liberals too often support government controlling the outcomes which can only be accomplished by limiting individual opportunities. The Democrats position on school choice and centuries old obsession with dividing society by skin tone should be evidence of the party's deep rooted illiberalism. Because Democrats support big government, the hugely powerful agencies that depend on big government to yield power and gain wealth will always support Democrats - and now they fully control them.

I do actually know much of what Mr. Greenwald has said in the past, and the political ideology he (has or does - don't know there) supports. What I have never heard is how a government charged with redistribution to determine outcomes could ever be liberal and promote the freedom to explore different outcomes, different ideas, and different priorities for different individuals based on their unique being as an individual?

I asked because I spent most of my 20's deeply exploring if this was possible, studying the history of those who have tried it, learning about the power of biological instincts, and paying close attention to outcomes. It took until my mid 30's to admit to myself I was wrong to think that government was the answer to societies woes as government creates a majority of them, and has solved virtually none throughout human history. It is individuals who create progress, individuals that help others, individuals who compose our society. We aren't an ant colony and don't thrive under dictatorship.

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Beautifully put- thank you ☺️

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I am just becoming numb to it all.......and thats exactly what they want.

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It helps if you send gift subs that is something we can do.

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I'm up to 6 of them now - not all well-received, unfortunately.

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I've noticed that many people can't handle the truth.

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I've done 2 plus mine and you are right...I'm waiting on a few to start to see the light so as not gift heedlessly. The 2 who were positive are passing it on. have to be strategic and wait for the moment...

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