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    Quote Originally Posted by ThatOwlWoman View Post
    Given the fact that Scalia passed in February of that year, and McConnell and the (R)s refused to even consider Garland, I would call that dishonorable.

    Several (R)s stated that they didn't think it was right to allow Obama to "have" one more justice and that they shouldn't even vote on one in an election year because the (mumble mumble) people might choose a differently-flavored POTUS. So fair is fair -- is it now honorable to forget all about that and try to ram one through -- six weeks before the election?

    If there's one thing that Republicans are good at, it's hypocrisy.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Flash View Post
    Not pure evil--they are a way to organize government and elections and gain power. They are willing to change their principles in order to win and because times change. Republicans would be silly to still be running on anti-slavery. They are willing to put party above principle.

    It is not evil, but Americans find power distasteful. And, we change our views based on what is good for our side.

    1. You don't see many Republicans wanting to wait to choose the SC replacement until after the election or Democrats wanting it completed before the election. Those views are not based on principle.

    2. You don't see many Republicans believing Anita Hill or Ford on sexual harassment and you don't see many Democrats believe the sexual accusations against Biden or Clinton (except Monica). Whether we believe the women involved has nothing to do with their veracity but our party affiliation.

    The hypocrisy is as much with the public as the parties.
    Whimsically flipping on principles means having no principles at all. Obviously there is evolution over time such as seen in the changes of both parties over the past 30+ years but throwing out one's principles when they become inconvenient would fill each party full of deplorables.
    A rule of thumb: If you're lying about nonexistent voter fraud, if you're limiting polling places, if you're forcing people to line up to vote in a pandemic, even the old and the infirm, then it seems you're basically admitting most Americans don't want you to be president.
    - Dan Rather, Jun 22, 2020

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jarod View Post
    Trump could appoint Kim Jun Un and the Republicans would support him.
    Why not, they are having a love affair. Kim sends trump beautiful letters. while he makes Abombs.

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    It is possible that the Repubs will not get the vote by Nov, 3rd. But the 2 months of lame duck will be crazy. Trump and a bunch of Repubs will be losing their jobs. We know Trump will go nuts setting up ways for him to take the money and run. But will the Reds who are losing their seats do something nuts too, or will teyt act properly free from Trump and Moscow Mitch?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nordberg View Post
    It is possible that the Repubs will not get the vote by Nov, 3rd. But the 2 months of lame duck will be crazy. Trump and a bunch of Repubs will be losing their jobs. We know Trump will go nuts setting up ways for him to take the money and run. But will the Reds who are losing their seats do something nuts too, or will teyt act properly free from Trump and Moscow Mitch?
    I would suspect most are looking for a pay day in the private sector when they leave so doing anything stupid could jeopardize that..

    Corporate America is the lobbying arm of the CCP and Wall Street is the investor relations department

    Donald Trump is the first president in my lifetime who does not try to unite the American people - does not even pretend to try, instead, he tries to divide us

    We are witnessing the consequences of three years of this deliberate effort. We are witnessing the consequences of three years without mature leadership Mattis

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    Hello Dutch Uncle,

    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch Uncle View Post
    Whimsically flipping on principles means having no principles at all. Obviously there is evolution over time such as seen in the changes of both parties over the past 30+ years but throwing out one's principles when they become inconvenient would fill each party full of deplorables.
    I think we've had quite enough with one party doing that.

    And there is a reason Trump chose the Republican party.
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    Hello Nordberg,

    Quote Originally Posted by Nordberg View Post
    It is possible that the Repubs will not get the vote by Nov, 3rd. But the 2 months of lame duck will be crazy. Trump and a bunch of Repubs will be losing their jobs. We know Trump will go nuts setting up ways for him to take the money and run. But will the Reds who are losing their seats do something nuts too, or will teyt act properly free from Trump and Moscow Mitch?
    I would totally not be surprised to see Trump skip out of the country before the inauguration if he loses. He's protected from indictment until then.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PoliTalker View Post
    Hello Dutch Uncle,

    I think we've had quite enough with one party doing that.

    And there is a reason Trump chose the Republican party.
    Dude, part of the problem is asserting only one party is at fault. Consider how close the elections have been the past few years. Consider how close the Presidential election is going to be and how close the Congressional races will be. Do you really believe every Republican voter is a stupid, deplorable idiotic hater and that only the Democrats hold the shining light of freedom, truth, justice and the American way?
    A rule of thumb: If you're lying about nonexistent voter fraud, if you're limiting polling places, if you're forcing people to line up to vote in a pandemic, even the old and the infirm, then it seems you're basically admitting most Americans don't want you to be president.
    - Dan Rather, Jun 22, 2020

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    Hello Dutch Uncle,

    Quote Originally Posted by Dutch Uncle View Post
    Dude, part of the problem is asserting only one party is at fault. Consider how close the elections have been the past few years. Consider how close the Presidential election is going to be and how close the Congressional races will be. Do you really believe every Republican voter is a stupid, deplorable idiotic hater and that only the Democrats hold the shining light of freedom, truth, justice and the American way?
    Of course not. No, I don't believe 'every Republican voter is a stupid, deplorable idiotic hater and that only the Democrats hold the shining light of freedom, truth, justice and the American way.' The problem for Republicans is the good ones are not numerous enough to win elections. Trump brought in the deplorable vote, which was the one thing that put them over the top. And too many of the good ones chose party over principles. They decided to just look the other way as the racist white supremacist hater vote was brought in.

    Right now, America has a choice. Stay with you-know-who, or let the Democrats take it for a while. If they do well, right on. If they don't then Republicans will have another chance to take it back. Republicans have had their chance for now. They blew it. We have the wrong leadership. The election is how we change that.

    You know, most Trump voters from 2016? They were not voting for HIM. They were voting against Hillary.

    Now we are looking at a similar situation with the Dems. People who are motivated to vote for Biden? They are really voting against Trump.

    Biden will have his chance to prove himself if he wins. If he doesn't deliver his approval will drop fast. He will be on probation after he takes office. I think he knows that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PoliTalker View Post
    Hello Dutch Uncle,

    Of course not. No, I don't believe 'every Republican voter is a stupid, deplorable idiotic hater and that only the Democrats hold the shining light of freedom, truth, justice and the American way.' The problem for Republicans is the good ones are not numerous enough to win elections. Trump brought in the deplorable vote, which was the one thing that put them over the top. And too many of the good ones chose party over principles. They decided to just look the other way as the racist white supremacist hater vote was brought in.

    Right now, America has a choice. Stay with you-know-who, or let the Democrats take it for a while. If they do well, right on. If they don't then Republicans will have another chance to take it back. Republicans have had their chance for now. They blew it. We have the wrong leadership. The election is how we change that.

    You know, most Trump voters from 2016? They were not voting for HIM. They were voting against Hillary.

    Now we are looking at a similar situation with the Dems. People who are motivated to vote for Biden? They are really voting against Trump.

    Biden will have his chance to prove himself if he wins. If he doesn't deliver his approval will drop fast. He will be on probation after he takes office. I think he knows that.
    Ahh, so you only think the majority of Republicans are stupid, deplorable idiotic haters.

    What do you think the Democrats top 3 priorities will be in the first 100 days of their Triumvirate, if that happens?
    A rule of thumb: If you're lying about nonexistent voter fraud, if you're limiting polling places, if you're forcing people to line up to vote in a pandemic, even the old and the infirm, then it seems you're basically admitting most Americans don't want you to be president.
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    Quote Originally Posted by PoliTalker View Post
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    I would totally not be surprised to see Trump skip out of the country before the inauguration if he loses. He's protected from indictment until then.
    He's a got a plane booked to Moscow

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nordberg View Post
    Why not, they are having a love affair. Kim sends trump beautiful letters. while he makes Abombs.
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    The vote won’t be until after the election and that might free enough Republicans from Trumps* grasp.
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