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  1. I give it a probability of zero percent that...

    I give it a probability of zero percent that Donald Trump will hunker down in the white house after - AGAIN - losing the popular vote and this time hypothetically losing the EC in 2020.

    I think...
  2. Why the eff would any mentally healthy human...

    Why the eff would any mentally healthy human being want to gun down an endangered animal?

    Is there a Trump-worshipper who can explain and justify the motivation to do so??
  3. “You don’t even have to be convicted of a crime...

    “You don’t even have to be convicted of a crime to lose your job in this constitutional republic if this body determines that your conduct as a public official is clearly out of bounds in your role.”...
  4. Communism did not replace the Tsarist regime. ...

    Communism did not replace the Tsarist regime.

    The communists overthrew a liberal/socialist provisional coalition government in a violent coup. The provisional government was what replaced the...
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    Baloney. America's reputation, at its best, was...

    Baloney. America's reputation, at its best, was for justice, democracy, and liberty. We did not always measure up to our own words and standards, but that framework played no small role in...
  6. Impeachment is not a court of law. Impeachment is...

    Impeachment is not a court of law. Impeachment is a political process giving Congress the authority to remove a president for gross and flagrant political misconduct.
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    Nadezhda Tolokonnikova speaks better and more...

    Nadezhda Tolokonnikova speaks better and more elegant English than most native-born conservatives here, is clearly more educated than almost all teabaggers here, and she was willing to go to jail...
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    That's what conservatives were saying in the...

    That's what conservatives were saying in the 1930s, in the face of Mussolini, Stalin, Hitler.

    There was at least one leader who wanted to defend liberal democracy - FDR.

    It would be unethical...
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    Five Russian words you will need to know in...

    Five Russian words you will need to know in Trump's America


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yjkaYF49dd0
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    I take this as an opportunity to learn....

    I take this as an opportunity to learn. Specifically, about the carrier's namesake
  11. Literally the most dim-witted, uninformed, and...

    Literally the most dim-witted, uninformed, and stupidest president in the history of our great nation

    I am convinced that is one reason republicans worship him > they see him as a soul mate, a...
  12. I have encountered numerous self identified...

    I have encountered numerous self identified Christians who do not know Catholics are Christians, who couldn't even begin to articulate anything about the history of Christiananity, and do not have...
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    Adults spend a lot of time on frivolous...

    Adults spend a lot of time on frivolous activities too, and a lot of adults invest none of their time or interest in politics or activism, so I believe some message board posters are holding 16 year...
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    Chasing girls is a traditional and well-known...

    Chasing girls is a traditional and well-known colloquialism, and I do not find common ground with you in your pornographic fantasy/description/interpretation of it.

    I am one thousand percent...
  15. Alarming levels of ignorance about religion...

    ...., probably mostly within the rightwing

    Cultural Literacy Why the Well Educated Person Should Know About Religion

    A recent poll of Americans revealed an alarming lack of basic knowledge...
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    I played football, basketball, baseball, played...

    I played football, basketball, baseball, played cello, chased girls, and I also avidly read about politics and world news in Newsweek, Time, the Washington Post, National Review. My parents had a...
  17. My theory is that racial resentment is what...

    My theory is that racial resentment is what drives much of movement conservatism.

    Lord knows they haven't actually passionately advanced any genuine policies since the days they were hollering at...
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    The fading climate denial movement is largely...

    The fading climate denial movement is largely composed of elderly white men.
    This is germane because these Deniers are not far from the grave, and thus really couldn't give a rats ass about an...
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    I hope you stick around, mate.

    I hope you stick around, mate.
  20. You must literally lurk me, make it a point to...

    You must literally lurk me, make it a point to track down my posts, read them, stew over them, and relentlessly compose posts to me attempting to get my attention.

    I believe that, thanks to...
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    Good to see you around, chap.

    Good to see you around, chap.
  22. Yes, son of Russian immigrants. Correct,...

    Yes, son of Russian immigrants.

    Correct, hammer and sickle = Soviet flag, technically not a "Russian" flag, as that flag represented the 15 republics of the USSR. Speaking of vodka, I really do...
  23. I would never invest countless hours of my life...

    I would never invest countless hours of my life on an obscure message board defending a politician as sleazy, as dim witted, as uninformed, as inarticulate, as petulant and thin-skinned as Trump.
    ...
  24. The Trung sisters were completely unknown to me,...

    The Trung sisters were completely unknown to me, and that has been rectified by a video course on East Asian history. My key take-away: patriarchy was not quite as rigid and pervasive in Vietnam, in...
  25. Thread: This is art...

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    I see nothing in the OP, but good art is always...

    I see nothing in the OP, but good art is always worth contemplating. These are three prints of paintings I have currently displayed in my man den. I am going with a mix of Spanish baroque,...
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