US Elections

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  1. HairyAss

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    Less than an hour until impeachment hearings for Trump start. Issue will be McConnell and the senate dragging it out - he’s not even willing to have a special seating today to tackle this.
     
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    Another Trump-we at the airport.

     
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    No worries, it's been making the rounds
     
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    I will fully admit to getting sucked into a narrative once in a while. It definitely matches the other airport video you’d posted earlier. I’ll leave it up so infatuous can rant about how I’m a sheep even though you showed me the evidence, I apologized, and we all moved on.
     
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    Not as sketchy as it looks...

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    ...but not that useful either. Each .txt is a list of 100K links to individual Parler posts but since Parler is now offline, none of them work. FWIU they're all being archived.
     
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    Heh. It certainly speaks to the mindset of these people. You just know the guy's a Trumpy.
     
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    infatuous wont watch this as it's MSM but there is a lot of raw cell phone footage I hadn't seen in this clip that shows the violence during the coup attempt. On top of that call to Georgia, this is why Trump will be impeached: https://www.msnbc.com/all-in/watch/chris-99178053752. - Warning: Some graphic scenes.
     
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    You keep comparing these two things.... do you think it's fair to compare a group of right wing extremists attacking a government building to protest their "team" losing an election to people protesting against decades of systematic racism and police brutality?
     
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    The memes are gold! But yes, destroying, looting, beating and killing for months on end isn't a protest.
     
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    Leave aside the BLM protests for a second. Do you think the attack on the capitol was fine then? The only thing you’re posting is a comparison of the 2. They’re two different events and each need to be judged on their own so instead of limping them together... was the protest/coup/attack on the capitol ok? What do you think should be the outcome from that?

    Maybe instead of just posting useless memes, you could state an opinion.
     
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    I'm not sure how the time frame defines if it's a protest or not.
     
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    Of course not, but the lefts consensus is that the Capitol event was the worst thing ever yet the ongoing BLM ones are ok because racism.
     
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    Also the destroying, looting, beating and killing.
     
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    Keep them separate and/or let’s set up a separate thread here to discuss. If I’m supposedly King Left, I can tell you this is not what I see in my feed from folks - the primary comparisons I’m seeing between the 2 are coming from the right trying to downplay what happened in the Capitol and to be honest most of what I’ve even seen on that front are the memes you’re posting.

    On its own, the attacks on the 6th represent a crowd of seditionists violently attacking the capitol with intent to claw back the election that had been lost by Trump. It was the stuff that causes democracies to crumble - luckily(?), it was ill executed and brought to order.

    The memes you’re posting are using opportunistic photos to sell a story not worth telling. For every “mild” photo of the attack on the capitol, I can find 3 violent ones. For every violent aftermath photo from a BLM protest, I can show you 3 peaceful ones.
     
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    It's not like things are changing... NWA came out with fuck the police in 1988 and the song could come out today and still be accurate. Can't really say I blame them for being angry.
     
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    Same thing happened in Washington.. you can just come out and say it's black people vs white people.. that would at least make sense lol
     
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    Protest → riot → property damage → injuries and deaths = bad thing.

    Attempt to overthrow government = worse thing.
     
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    I'm not sure which event you are referring to. Those things happened at both.
     
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    Couldn't agree more! The comparison is being made because one protest is okay and another not.

    I mean, how many thousands were there and how many went into the building? 50? The rag tag band that were in sitting at Pelosi's desk weren't goin to overthrow the government. Trump told them to go home, they left or were arrested.

    This has been the very definition of the MSM for the last 4 years only its right = bad, left = good.
     
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    Nick84Nick84 - Again, stop making comparisons between BLM protests and the attack on the capitol. You're clouding your judgement (IMO).

    Also - Trump sent a mixed message about going home. "We love you" is not a condemnation of what was happening.
     
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    Its more the algorithm you're being fed.
     
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    If it had happened, yes, but a few red necks weren't going to overthrow the government. However, other riots did cause billions in damages, and many lives were lost.
     
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    Right? But one was bad and one was good.
     
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    Its hard to not make the comparisons.

    Also, I think he said something like you have to go home now, we have to have peace.
     
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    Listen to both Trump's speech before the rally and the video he put out asking the terrorists to go home. It is all "borderline" but the speech before was meant to incite hatred and anger and the video he put out asking folks to go home started first with a reiteration of their justification for being angry about him winning the election (a Big Lie), then telling him he loves them, and then weak ask ask for peace.

    And if you want to make comparisons, go find some speeches Trump made about BLM protestors.
     
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    I struggle to understand how you guys have the energy to argue with these lost causes. Debating conservative views vs liberal views, fine...but these few folks are standing behind disgusting anti-humanity and deeply immoral views fueled by false truths, racism, bigotry and hatred.

    Makes me sick reading some of the shit on here.
     
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    Angela Merkel condemns Twitter's ban of Trump

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/stepha...izes-trumps-twitter-eviction/?sh=5de20fdc7813

    I never thought I'd agree with Angela Merkel :lol:

    Poland is stepping up.

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    Simpson's predictions from the only episode to directly cover the 2020 election:

     
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    Nick84Nick84 - It's good for Merkel and others to call it out for further investigation. At the moment? Trump and others broke the rules, booted off. I'm not sure what happened with Amazon and Parler but given what has been leaked about how that platform was used, I wouldn't be surprised if Amazon was forced to bring it down by the FBI. If not... again, TOS for usage and Parler was being used as a gathering place to organize violence.
     
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