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Thomas Woods
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Posted: 29 March 2019 at 11:33pm | IP Logged | 1 post reply

Are you too young to remember President Clinton? The
Starr investigation was 4 years long. They impeached
the president for obstructing an investigation into
something that wasn't in any way illegal.
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yes, but I think things have changed a lot since then.
I think today would be different, even in 2016 it was
clear that a lot of suspicious stuff was being
downplayed as no big deal.

I think a lot of it has to do with the peoples opinion
and the media coverage, the latter having more power.
When a subject comes up the media will quickly move to
cover it favorably or not favorably, and unfortunately
FOX is vastly outnumbered by shows and channels that
prop up the DNC. They try to persuade the public
opinion to get the majority on their side. So if an
event is extremely unpopular, there will be a
case/investigation. If they can quickly make it look
like nothing, then it is more likely there will not be
a long investigation.   

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Matt Reed
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Posted: 30 March 2019 at 1:16am | IP Logged | 2 post reply

 Thomas Woods wrote:
When a subject comes up the media will quickly move to cover it favorably or not favorably, and unfortunately 
FOX is vastly outnumbered by shows and channels that 
prop up the DNC.

You're fucking joking, right?  This is a joke.  You're having fun at our expense, correct?  The most watched "news" organization in America, "Faux" News, is the victim.  Seriously?  Poor old "Faux" is being bullied by MSNBC?  Deer-in-the-headlights "Faux" is just trying to keep its head above the water amidst the vast deep-state conspiracy of corporate DNC-backed news orgs.  That's what you believe?  Wow.
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Thomas Woods
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Posted: 30 March 2019 at 2:35am | IP Logged | 3 post reply

You are correct that FOX is on top of the main
networks, I'm not sure how often combined.

But I am talking about the number of shows on TV that
add on top of that.

- All late night shows
- The View
- Ellen
- SNL
- Bill Maher (how many times has someone tried to get
a conservative show on HBO and got rejected?)
- The Daily Show
-Several major news papers
- And more

But it's not a great study, just the impression I get.
Conservatives have some good YouTube presence with a
lot of commentators, and have a great radio presence
wile in the car.

So really it would be nice to have a study on who
outnumbers who on getting the word out.
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Posted: 30 March 2019 at 3:36am | IP Logged | 4 post reply

I find it incredible that the people in power are the ones who keep claiming the victim status.

THEY ARE IN POWER.

Stop claiming victim status and do things that show me, actually show me, that you are not in victim mentality. Give me facts - not alternative facts - which, to be clear - are called LIES where I come from - but facts that are measurable, provable, undoctored, that back up what you are saying.

Because crap like the 'biggest audience' and 'bowl of skittles' to name but two of the poster child examples for alternative fact LIES are easily proved to be lies.
And doubling down on those, makes everything else suspect.

So stop giving me 'Clinton would have done this, Obama would have done that'. That's using What If to justify What Is.

Justify What Is by reference to What Is and then you will be worth debating with.
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Posted: 30 March 2019 at 3:43am | IP Logged | 5 post reply

Apologies if I sound angry a lot at the moment.

This fiasco that continues to ever move nowhere in the UK is really getting me down. And crap like Trump adds fuel to that flame.

The march to every smaller tribe mentality across the world, where each tribe shouts that they should be respected, while at the same time dismissing anyone that is not them is just so depressing. We have forgotten history.

No, we haven't forgotten it, we are actively lying to people and claiming that what did happen did not - and using that to drive hate, segregation and self power at the expense of others.

The product of 'everyone's opinion carries equal weight with nothing being right or wrong'. A laudable aim, but only if you allow people to lie and then claim victim status once those lies are called out.
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Posted: 30 March 2019 at 10:46am | IP Logged | 6 post reply

No need to apologize for being angry that stupid people all over the world are working really hard to hurt everyone else.
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Posted: 03 April 2019 at 10:13pm | IP Logged | 7 post reply

So, Mueller team members say final report is more damaging to Trump than Barr summary suggested.... LINK

Also, House Democrats followed through with their promise and requested that the I.R.S. hand over SIX years of Trumpís personal and business tax returns. Great development.. but I'm still waiting for the SDNY to complete its criminal investigations, and I am waiting for the information from Deutsche Bank and the connections to the Russians who have been paying Trump. Now THAT is of real interest to me.

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Because of Trump, I'm all for a Constitutional amendment requiring all presidential candidates to release their tax information. *

I'm glad I have Thomas blocked, after seeing the quote from him that Matt posted. FOX News is not a legitimate news source. They're clearly part of the propoganda wing of the right-ring branch of the Republican party. They lie and misinform more than any other news organization. If there was any justice, Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson would be unemployed.

(I'm not saying other news channels don't lie. I take a lot of what CNN's analysts say with a grain of salt, for instance.)

* In that scenario, if the winning candidate released false information, then both them and their VP are given the boot, since its a poison ticket. Consequences for any candidate being found to have falsified tax information should be a ban from running.


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Windmill noise causes cancer

Democrats, in their love for abortions, allow the full term baby to be born, wrapped up and then killed if the parents decide they donít want the baby. 
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The GOP is hypocrisy at its "finest".

Pro-death penalty while being anti-"pro-choice".  
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Posted: 04 April 2019 at 8:04am | IP Logged | 11 post reply

I should reread Darwin's "Oranges of the Species" in honor of the C-SPAN speech.
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That "oranges" thing. A slip of the tongue--which Trump refuses to acknowledge as such, and actually REPEATS the error.
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The GOP is hypocrisy at its "finest".

Pro-death penalty while being anti-"pro-choice".  

Now try it the other way around from the other perspective. No hypocrisy there right? 

 "Anti-pro choice" doesn't flow off the tongue very well. You can just say pro-life. 
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Posted: 04 April 2019 at 9:39am | IP Logged | 14 post reply

"Anti-pro choice" doesn't flow off the tongue very well. You can just say pro-life.

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How about anti-choice, since "pro-life" is a complete misnomer. Those who claim to be "pro-life" seem to lose all interest once the kid is out in the world.

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Posted: 04 April 2019 at 11:03am | IP Logged | 15 post reply

ITEM: I still consider that everyone is pro-choice... it's just that some have already made their choice.

ITEM: I've also given serious consideration that it's pro-birth, because as Mr. Byrne so sagely noted... once a child is born, they're no longer interesting. They don't need homes, clothing, food, jobs, schooling... they just need to be born.

ITEM: My great dread is that, upon release of the content of the Mueller report and/or the public disclosure of 45's tax returns, he will finally flip and start a war to distract us from the content. Why not? What has HE to lose? With Mexico, with Iran, or even with his lover in North Korea. A couple of sea launched nukes at NK ought to distract from those tax returns. I guess the war in Afghanistan isn't interesting enough... Trump needs to get more trouble to distract the voting public.
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Posted: 04 April 2019 at 12:24pm | IP Logged | 16 post reply

Last time I checked, the President can't just go and start a war without Congress' approval.

But I'm all for him trying, if it speeds up his removal from office.
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Posted: 04 April 2019 at 1:26pm | IP Logged | 17 post reply

Is there anything Trump does that this present Congress won't approve?
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Posted: 04 April 2019 at 4:35pm | IP Logged | 18 post reply

This Presidency and the GOP are becoming like the longest practical joke in history. Except, it's not funny.
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Richard Stevens
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The House sure won't approve it.
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Greg McPhee
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Exactly.
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Buttery males.
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Imagine if Michael Flynn had worked in a senior position for Hillary. Just imagine.
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Now try it the other way around from the other perspective. No hypocrisy there right? 

 "Anti-pro choice" doesn't flow off the tongue very well. You can just say pro-life. 

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Despite their claims, the GOP is not pro-life.  They never have been and never will be.  They're anti-anything of things that might benefit human beings.  Period.  Yes, abortion is a very touchy subject, but I'm of the mind that a woman deserves to have a choice when it's a medical decision (yes the 3 reasons: rape, incest and life of mother) and not being used as a "birth control device".  The GOP would rather see women go back to the "back alley abortions" again, rather than keep it legal.  They only care about the unborn, not the born.


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Posted: 10 April 2019 at 7:24am | IP Logged | 25 post reply

Trump on Tuesday blamed Obama for separating children from their parents at the border, then tried to claim credit for ending the policy. *sigh* LINK  

When Trump lies, it should be pointed out over and over again. If a lie repeated can be believed, then the same should apply to the truth.


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