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George Takei to challenge Devin Nunes for his seat?

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George Takei to challenge Devin Nunes for his seat?

I know it's almost April Fools, but Takei did confirm it on his facebook page.

Should be interesting.
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Old 04-01-17, 12:22 AM
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Re: George Takei to challenge Devin Nunes for his seat?

He made his life such an open book during the years he was on The Howard Stern Show. It kinda bums me out that his honesty and good spirit is going to be viciously used against him. I'm sure someone is going through those tapes right now.
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Re: George Takei to challenge Devin Nunes for his seat?

I love Takei, and he has a huge following, but he's really old. He still performs, though, so I guess he could serve for a while.
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Old 04-01-17, 02:20 AM
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Re: George Takei to challenge Devin Nunes for his seat?

In the last three general elections Nunes has received (from latest to earliest) 67%, 72% and 62% of the votes.

He'd be 81 (almost 82) if he won and took office.

Good luck, Captain Sulu.

Maybe John Cho is available.

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Old 04-01-17, 02:39 AM
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Re: George Takei to challenge Devin Nunes for his seat?

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In the last three general elections Nunes has received (from latest to earliest) 67%, 72% and 62% of the votes.

He'd be 81 (almost 82) if he won and took office.

Good luck, Captain Sulu.

Maybe John Cho is available.
Does your offering those numbers without comment mean that you think Nunes' current place in the news won't affect his support?
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Old 04-01-17, 02:43 AM
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Does your offering those numbers without comment mean that you think Nunes' current place in the news won't affect his support?
I thought my post was self explanatory.

It's possible, I suppose, that he could lose in a primary.

But if you think any Democrat in a district that lopsided could win I think you're dreaming.

It would be like me thinking a Republican could win in my district. The Dems could run Anthony Weiner here and he'd win.
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Re: George Takei to challenge Devin Nunes for his seat?

Originally Posted by movielib View Post
I thought my post was self explanatory.

It's possible, I suppose, that he could lose in a primary.

But if you think any Democrat in a district that lopsided could win I think you're dreaming.

It would be like me thinking a Republican could win in my district. The Dems could run Anthony Weiner here and he'd win.
That's what I was asking. Therefore your answer to my question is yes.

Nunes is in hot water now, but who knows how things will stand when the elections roll around.
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Old 04-01-17, 09:26 AM
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Re: George Takei to challenge Devin Nunes for his seat?

Takei is a racist.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/0...n_7719110.html

And seems to have no issue with pederasty/pedophilia.

https://townhall.com/columnists/mich...ments-n2289404
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Re: George Takei to challenge Devin Nunes for his seat?

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Takei is a racist.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/0...n_7719110.html

And seems to have no issue with pederasty/pedophilia.

https://townhall.com/columnists/mich...ments-n2289404
They've trained you well! So predictable. You're like a lapdog, or a lap-ape.
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Old 04-01-17, 09:50 AM
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Re: George Takei to challenge Devin Nunes for his seat?

Do you disagree that Takei said those things? That wasn't Takei saying that?

Yes, lets play the Nazi card, lol.
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Originally Posted by Space Ape Mafia View Post
Takei is a racist.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/0...n_7719110.html

And seems to have no issue with pederasty/pedophilia.

https://townhall.com/columnists/mich...ments-n2289404
Don't worry - it was an April Fool's joke. You'll be okay. #hugs
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Re: George Takei to challenge Devin Nunes for his seat?

Originally Posted by Space Ape Mafia View Post
Takei is a racist.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/0...n_7719110.html

And seems to have no issue with pederasty/pedophilia.

https://townhall.com/columnists/mich...ments-n2289404
So he's better off running Republican?
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Old 04-01-17, 09:53 AM
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Re: George Takei to challenge Devin Nunes for his seat?

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Don't worry - it was an April Fool's joke. You'll be okay. #hugs
#hugacceptedbutnotneeded

doesn't change what he said.
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Old 04-01-17, 09:58 AM
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Re: George Takei to challenge Devin Nunes for his seat?

If you follow him at all, you know he is not a racist. Regardless of him saying that.

The second article is a joke.
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Old 04-01-17, 10:00 AM
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I see that its a joke which is why I didn't comment on the article.

So the racist things he says doesn't make him a racist?

Glad no one is defending the pederasty though.
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Originally Posted by Space Ape Mafia View Post
#hugacceptedbutnotneeded

doesn't change what he said.
When I was a 13 year old freshman I had a major make out/groping session with an 18 year old senior. That doesn't make me a supporter of pedarasty. You just don't like it because in Takei's case it was a homosexual encounter.

The racist story has already been explained. Besides, aren't you the one who says hate speech is just free speech? Surprised you're not more supportive.
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Old 04-01-17, 10:05 AM
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Wrong, it's not because it was a homosexual encounter, it because he was promoting child sex with an adult.

I don't think you understand free speech. I'm not trying to stop him from speaking. You don't have to agree with what he says. Not that hard to follow.
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Wrong, it's not because it was a homosexual encounter, it because he was promoting child sex with an adult.
Whatever helps you sleep at night.

I don't think you understand free speech. I'm not trying to stop him from speaking. You don't have to agree with what he says. Not that hard to follow.
I understand it just fine. Enjoy your outrage!
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Re: George Takei to challenge Devin Nunes for his seat?

So George Takei believes that the Japanese are superior to blacks, what a racist.
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The bottom line; would I vote for him. Yes.
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So he's better off running Republican?
OMG...coffee right thru the nose!
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Originally Posted by Space Ape Mafia View Post
Wrong, it's not because it was a homosexual encounter, it because he was promoting child sex with an adult.
He was talking about his own sexual experience at the age of thirteen. Getting from there to, "He's a pedo!" is ... I mean, a bridge from LA to Tokyo wouldn't be that big of a stretch.
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Originally Posted by Space Ape Mafia View Post
Yes, lets play the Nazi card, lol.
If the jackboots fit...
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Re: George Takei to challenge Devin Nunes for his seat?

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">No, I'm not running for Congress. Happy 4/1!<br><br>But Jon Ossoff is on 4/18. Help him win at <a href="https://t.co/ctCcRiYcdL">https://t.co/ctCcRiYcdL</a>. Let's flip Congress in '18 <a href="https://t.co/41uj6l3yt7">pic.twitter.com/41uj6l3yt7</a></p>&mdash; George Takei (@GeorgeTakei) <a href="https://twitter.com/GeorgeTakei/status/848150976737542145">April 1, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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Originally Posted by Sean O'Hara View Post
He was talking about his own sexual experience at the age of thirteen. Getting from there to, "He's a pedo!" is ... I mean, a bridge from LA to Tokyo wouldn't be that big of a stretch.
Stop trying to bring in fact. Facts no longer matter. Its simple, take a short exert from a long story and say it in a way that benefits your agenda. Say it with confidence so everyone will believe you and no one will bother to look.
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