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PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:22 pm
by inte
lurker sounds like a cuck

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:23 pm
by Lurker
In post 10249, Psyche wrote:
In post 10245, Lurker wrote:Looks like racist is the go-to buzzword here. This is going to be a fun read.

i prefer the phrase "recurring theme"



This a thread for civil discussion? My social media is cuck libtard trumpette and a few others. I just want to know if I'm to expect intellectual honesty relatively speaking, I'm interested in what I've seen so far.

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:26 pm
by Psyche
nope
no intellectual honesty
escape while you can

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:33 pm
by Davsto
In post 10251, Lurker wrote:cuck libtard trumpette

Sounds like a band

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:33 pm
by Kublai Khan
In post 10248, Psyche wrote:
In post 10199, Wraith wrote:Meh, it's more he doesn't have any actual arguments to fall back upon so he's just filling the thread with nonsense. It's the patented Trump Troll strategy.

it's so bizarre
trump has already won
what is the point of acting he still must be fought for

Hearts and minds?

Maybe it's disappointing that the only thing they have to fall back on for the next 4 years is "but her emails".

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:38 pm
by shaft.ed
In post 10233, karnos wrote:
In post 10231, shaft.ed wrote:
In post 10229, karnos wrote:
In post 10228, shaft.ed wrote:Voter ID laws only led to a 2-3% reduction in turnout
no biggy


I wonder what percentage of turnout in non-Voter ID states is fraudulent.

zero if you round to the nearest millionth of a percent


LOL.

You think that fraud is never successful, every single case of attempted voter fraud has been detected and prosecuted.

So you posit that there are more than 1.3 million fraudulent votes cast per year, of which we have only been able to catch one millionth of them, a handful of these being people trying to demonstrate how easy it is to vote fraudulently

got it

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:40 pm
by shaft.ed
In post 10234, karnos wrote:
In post 10232, shaft.ed wrote:
In post 10230, karnos wrote:so poor they can't vote.
why should you have to buy something to vote?


Polling station won't let you inside naked. you have to buy clothes to vote. Clothing requirements are racist!

Why should you have to wear clothes to vote?!

so now you're equating the need for clothing with a time/monetary investment that has no other use
good logic there

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 4:54 pm
by Wraith
In post 10248, Psyche wrote:
In post 10199, Wraith wrote:Meh, it's more he doesn't have any actual arguments to fall back upon so he's just filling the thread with nonsense. It's the patented Trump Troll strategy.

it's so bizarre
trump has already won
what is the point of acting he still must be fought for


This is the way polarizing topics like this have always been. For practically everyone, politics is essentially a proxy battle for your soul. No, seriously.

You, presumably, believe you are a Good Person. Because you are a Good Person, you consider your own political beliefs to be the Right Way. Your opponents are the Bad People, and they believe in the Wrong Way.

Now, copy-paste this with a Trump supporter. To them, they are the Good People and you are the Bad People. To admit Trump or the Republicans might be wrong, is to admit that they are actually the Bad People. Realizing in hindsight that you are, in your own simplistic worldview, a Bad Person can be an existentially terrifying experience. Thus, most people in general want to avoid that experience at all costs. It does not help that today more than ever there is little to no nuance in arguing politics, especially in public.

Now combine that with the fire-and-brimstone Christianity of the Religious Right. If you are a Bad Person, you're going to Hell after you die. Death is not an escape. You must be a Good Person to get into Heaven.

But, no matter what, there's always that sliver of doubt. What if you reach St Peter at the Pearly Gates and he tells you "Sorry mate but that thing you thought was Right? It was Wrong. You're the Bad Person now"? Are you doomed? Well, you can say "I didn't know. I thought I was Right based on what I knew at the time." If you can successfully argue from ignorance, that's doing Wrong in innocence, and you get a free pass.

So all those eggheads saying climate change is man-made? They have some kind of financial incentive to make those arguments (ignore the oil companies who spend millions lobbying our representatives!). Those people saying racism is still alive and well? They're the real racists because they're "causing division" (ignore those voter ID laws our representatives are implementing that target black people with "surgical precision"). Those journalists saying Trump has very close and suspicious ties to Russia? They're spreading "fake news" because they have a political agenda (ignore that the "fake news" craze because a nutty conspiracy theorist was told the Clintons were running a pedophilia ring out of his local pizza joint and decided to shoot it up).

But that's just the way I see it. I'm one of the Good People after all.

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:10 pm
by shaft.ed
In post 10257, Wraith wrote:To admit Trump or the Republicans might be wrong, is to admit that they are actually the Bad People.

I can make a very long list of everything I found wrong with Hillary Clinton if you really want me to waste my time doing so

I've never once voted for someone I thought was infallible

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:15 pm
by Davsto
Admitting a flaw in their candidate is a sign of weakness to some people.

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:28 pm
by kuribo
In post 10258, shaft.ed wrote:
In post 10257, Wraith wrote:To admit Trump or the Republicans might be wrong, is to admit that they are actually the Bad People.

I can make a very long list of everything I found wrong with Hillary Clinton if you really want me to waste my time doing so

I've never once voted for someone I thought was infallible



I could make a list too but I keep getting told it's white privilege and sexism

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:42 pm
by Psyche
lots of stuff is white privilege and sexism don't let it get toyou

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 5:43 pm
by Wraith
In post 10260, kuribo wrote:
In post 10258, shaft.ed wrote:
In post 10257, Wraith wrote:To admit Trump or the Republicans might be wrong, is to admit that they are actually the Bad People.

I can make a very long list of everything I found wrong with Hillary Clinton if you really want me to waste my time doing so

I've never once voted for someone I thought was infallible



I could make a list too but I keep getting told it's white privilege and sexism


I could make a list of why American progressives keep failing but I keep getting told I'm a shill for the DNC

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:45 pm
by karnos
In post 10256, shaft.ed wrote:
In post 10234, karnos wrote:
In post 10232, shaft.ed wrote:
In post 10230, karnos wrote:so poor they can't vote.
why should you have to buy something to vote?


Polling station won't let you inside naked. you have to buy clothes to vote. Clothing requirements are racist!

Why should you have to wear clothes to vote?!

so now you're equating the need for clothing with a time/monetary investment that has no other use
good logic there


"A driver's license or ID has no other use except for voting" - shaft.ed

This is the ignorance of a liberal, folks.

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 6:57 pm
by karnos
Image

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:06 pm
by Kublai Khan
Is karnos going to pay people to applaud his posts?

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/t ... dia-233496

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:11 pm
by Psyche
In post 10265, Kublai Khan wrote:Is karnos going to pay people to applaud his posts?

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/01/t ... dia-233496

this is genius khan it is genius

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:18 pm
by Untrod Tripod
In post 10263, karnos wrote:
In post 10256, shaft.ed wrote:
In post 10234, karnos wrote:
In post 10232, shaft.ed wrote:
In post 10230, karnos wrote:so poor they can't vote.
why should you have to buy something to vote?


Polling station won't let you inside naked. you have to buy clothes to vote. Clothing requirements are racist!

Why should you have to wear clothes to vote?!

so now you're equating the need for clothing with a time/monetary investment that has no other use
good logic there


"A driver's license or ID has no other use except for voting" - shaft.ed

This is the ignorance of a liberal, folks.
Image

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:20 pm
by Accountant
In post 10251, Lurker wrote:
In post 10249, Psyche wrote:
In post 10245, Lurker wrote:Looks like racist is the go-to buzzword here. This is going to be a fun read.

i prefer the phrase "recurring theme"



This a thread for civil discussion? My social media is cuck libtard trumpette and a few others. I just want to know if I'm to expect intellectual honesty relatively speaking, I'm interested in what I've seen so far.

Any person that unironically uses the word "cuck" in a political discussion is not here to have a legitumate discussion

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:21 pm
by Psyche
i don't like it when people use quotation marks to indicate supposed paraphrasing of what someone has said
quotation marks are sacred

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:21 pm
by Psyche
In post 10268, Accountant wrote:
In post 10251, Lurker wrote:
In post 10249, Psyche wrote:
In post 10245, Lurker wrote:Looks like racist is the go-to buzzword here. This is going to be a fun read.

i prefer the phrase "recurring theme"



This a thread for civil discussion? My social media is cuck libtard trumpette and a few others. I just want to know if I'm to expect intellectual honesty relatively speaking, I'm interested in what I've seen so far.

Any person that unironically uses the word "cuck" in a political discussion is not here to have a legitumate discussion

that's what lurker is saying

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:35 pm
by Shaziro
In post 10263, karnos wrote:
In post 10256, shaft.ed wrote:
In post 10234, karnos wrote:
In post 10232, shaft.ed wrote:
In post 10230, karnos wrote:so poor they can't vote.
why should you have to buy something to vote?


Polling station won't let you inside naked. you have to buy clothes to vote. Clothing requirements are racist!

Why should you have to wear clothes to vote?!

so now you're equating the need for clothing with a time/monetary investment that has no other use
good logic there


"A driver's license or ID has no other use except for voting" - shaft.ed

This is the ignorance of a liberal, folks.

To people who live in the city, walk everywhere, can't afford/don't want a car, etc? Yeah, it has no use other than voting.

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:46 pm
by shaft.ed
In post 10263, karnos wrote:"A driver's license or ID has no other use except for voting" - shaft.ed

This is the ignorance of a liberal, folks.
I don't own a car
why the hell would I want a driver's liscence?

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 7:52 pm
by Dwlee99
Once you get a driver's license don't you need to begin paying insurance as well?

PostPosted: Wed Jan 11, 2017 8:02 pm
by Vi
In post 10273, Dwlee99 wrote:Once you get a driver's license don't you need to begin paying insurance as well?
There's no need for insurance if you don't have a car.