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Old 03-03-16, 12:22 PM
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trump has flip-flopped harder than flapjacks at a pancake feed - why does it bother you when romney does it?
because im yelling which means its right!!!
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Old 03-03-16, 12:23 PM
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Trump has flip-flopped harder than flapjacks at a pancake feed - why does it bother you when Romney does it?
Well, you're not Republican so you don't completely understand and you're used to being told who to vote for.

In any case, it's insulting we have somebody propped up to tell people they are making the wrong decisions when voting. Insulting.

How would you like it if the DNC told you who to vote for?

Oh wait. You'd do it without question.
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Re: The 2016 Presidential Election thread: Now with more pics & less abortion!

DVDT: UGH. FUCK TRUMP!

Romney: "Fuck Trump."

DVDT: Hey, fuck you, Romney!
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Exactly.
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Old 03-03-16, 12:27 PM
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Do things have to work the first time to be of value or do some things (especially when the odds are tough) take longer?
Yeah, we probably weren't clapping hard enough before. That makes sense.
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Just replace Homer's face with Trump's, and this is pretty much GOP headquarters right now.

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I've been reading rumors that if Trump is the Republican nominee, the RNC will field a third-party establishment candidate.

A) Is it even possible to get on the ballot in every state and DC at this point?

B) Would this spell the end of the Republican Party?
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Old 03-03-16, 12:31 PM
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I've been reading rumors that if Trump is the Republican nominee, the RNC will field a third-party establishment candidate.

A) Is it even possible to get on the ballot in every state and DC at this point?

B) Would this spell the end of the Republican Party?
I'd read some speculation that they were looking to nominate someone on the Constitution Party's ticket, basically using an existing third party that already has ballot access.
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Old 03-03-16, 12:33 PM
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Re: The 2016 Presidential Election thread: Now with more pics & less abortion!

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I get that it's satisfying to tell me to fuck myself and then write Bernie's name in, but again -- what does it accomplish?
The same thing as a Texan voting for Hillary accomplishes, or a Californian voting for Trump. But for some reason that's a perfectly respectable decision; it's only when the candidate who has no chance of winning is in a third party that it becomes crazy.
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Old 03-03-16, 12:40 PM
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The same thing as a Texan voting for Hillary accomplishes, or a Californian voting for Trump. But for some reason that's a perfectly respectable decision; it's only when the candidate who has no chance of winning is in a third party that it becomes crazy.
One minor but still noticeable difference is that the people who vote for the opposing candidate in a locked-up state are never quite as pleased with themselves as those who vote third party. But then I expect that whoever eventually finds the cure for cancer won't be, either.
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Originally Posted by Jaymole View Post
I just had to post this as I can't stop laughing....go to the 7:00 minute mark for the Christie part:

That is pretty funny (most of it...especially the "Free Gov. Christie" bit). However, some of it falls short simply because in today's political & social climate, it's not that far-fetched. In fact, some of it sounds pretty close to what we've been hearing.

Have they done one of those for the Democrats? It reminds me of the Watter's World people-on-the-streets segments and the "ban the 1st Amendment" petition segments.
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What I am sick of are people believing anyone gives a fuck about their protest vote.
I've been sick of most of what you post for years, but I still respect your right to post it.
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Hmm, from what I've heard, it's nearly impossible to deny Trump the nomination IF he receives the necessary amount of delegates. The fact that the RNC is actually thinking of doing something against the wishes of the voters in their own party is mind boggling. But then again, all I've ever known are conventions based on actual voters voting in primaries.
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I've been sick of most of what you post for years, but I still respect your right to post it.
Thats nice. I love it when people get personal.

Seriously, I have no idea why people feel the need to do these types of posts.
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Thats nice. I love it when people get personal.

Seriously, I have no idea why people feel the need to do these types of posts.
You are easily one of the most condescending people on this board, and sometimes that rubs people the wrong way. I'd still buy you a beer if I saw you at the DNC though.
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Yeah, we probably weren't clapping hard enough before. That makes sense.
Well, I was going to say that telling you to fuck off wasn't nearly as satisfying as you likely believed, but I see now that I may be wrong.

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You are easily one of the most condescending people on this board
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“Well, I think this is going well."
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Well, I was going to say that telling you to fuck off wasn't nearly as satisfying as you likely believed, but I see now that I may be wrong.

I'm glad you got some satisfaction out of this. At least there's that.

Seriously, it just frustrates me when I see people who I know are smart falling for the same kind of pie-in-the-sky naive plans that I see from 20 year olds who post things to Reddit like "Hey, I think I read somewhere that some big number of Congressmen (something like 80% of them?) are also up for election this year. Is that true?"

And it just makes me sad, because we have these people who don't even have an 8th grade understanding of civics, but they are so absolutely 100% convinced that the system is rigged and they know exactly how to fix it. And then I see people who I know do have an understanding of how the system works who think that writing in Bernie Sanders is going to make Congress say "Holy shit, you guys. Bernie got a bunch of write-ins. We'd better pass campaign finance reform and reinstate Glass-Steagal!"
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"If i asked him to drop to his knees he would have"
this cant be reality
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And then I see people who I know do have an understanding of how the system works who think that writing in Bernie Sanders is going to make Congress say "Holy shit, you guys. Bernie got a bunch of write-ins. We'd better pass campaign finance reform and reinstate Glass-Steagal!"
I know, it's crazy to think that political parties comprised of elected officials might consider the preferences of the electorate they are meant to serve.

I know I sound incredibly naive, but I'd rather try to change the system within its current setup than throw up my hands and say fuck it.
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He won't. He may win it, but he won't be it. I have a friend who is a lobbyist in DC. He's been on Hannity. Big conservative. He told me that they are having those discussions now, and it is essentially give up and go for holding all seats, or think of someone to run soon. But they won't have Trump as the Republican nominee. When McConnell comes out and says as much, you know the RNC isn't going to actually back Trump.
Oh, so Trump won't get the nomination because your friend says so. Got it.
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If the RNC wants to take a risk and have Trump go Independent, I'd be more than happy to vote for Trump on a 3rd ticket.

Republicans wouldn't stand a fucking chance and they'd appear even more pathetic. Trump AND Hillary would eat the Republican Party for breakfast.

And then shit them out like a Taco Bell burrito a few minutes later.

Bring it, I say.

If the RNC really wants America to see them for what they truly are, all by themselves...without Trump taking a lot of heat for just being a Republican, they must be like me at a restaurant slapping the ketchup bottle happy for the last drop of juice for my french fries.

And do we really think Republicans will be solidified without Trump? Nope.

Like I've said for quite some time. I admire the DNC for their genius plans on keeping their voters tame, docile, and satisfied. They keep most of their people in line and tell them who to vote for and even what movies they should watch. Regardless of the dissent, they keep everyone in their positions. They solidify immediately when attacked. And this is the big difference. THEY SOLIDIFY WHEN ATTACKED.

Republicans just sound like a bunch of whiny whores who can't get give enough $5 blow jobs to keep their pimp happy.

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