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Are we witnessing the death of american democracy?

Discussion in 'Politics & World News' started by Westy, Jan 2, 2017.

  1. stevew

    stevew unique white person

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    assimilate to either party or die....so has it been written...so shall it be...
     

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  2. DaveW

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    You'll get that just after Drumpf fails to automatically grovel/capitulate to Putin's requests and probably not before.
     
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  5. Westy

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    Right up to the point where they start pointing fingers at him...and hen heads will roll.

    This fvcktard is providing the late night comics with a goldmine full of material every damn day.
     
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    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    so far the only instances of voter fraud i'm aware of (linked elsewhere in this forum) were from (R)'s.
     
  8. stevew

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    hillary should have won so she could have fired comey six months ago and i could watch fox news prattle on about what a travesty this is....
     
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    Hillary would have just had him whacked, if Brietbart news has taught me anything.
     
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    Wouldn't surprise me if Flynn got a VX facial...
     
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  11. AngryMetalsmith

    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    What is a VX facial ?
     
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    Toshi Harbinger of Doom

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    As in what was used by us? the North Koreans? who knows? to kill Kim Jong Nam.
     
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    Nick My name is Nick

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    VX: nerve agent
    Facial: as in Kim Jong Un's brother getting whacked in Malaysian airport.
     
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    Cheetos pick for the new head of the FBI

     
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    "Whacked" and "facial". Sounds kinky. :brows:
     
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    Well, if Screwy Louie Gomert is on board, you KNOW it is legit!
     
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    Disturbingly....
    You have no voice.
    The experiment has failed.
    Time to reboot the system.

    " Gilens and Page tested those theories by tracking how well the preferences of various groups predicted the way that Congress and the executive branch would act on 1,779 policy issues over a span of two decades. The results were shocking. Economic elites and narrow interest groups were very influential: They succeeded in getting their favored policies adopted about half of the time, and in stopping legislation to which they were opposed nearly all of the time. Mass-based interest groups, meanwhile, had little effect on public policy. As for the views of ordinary citizens, they had virtually no independent effect at all. "
     
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    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    he is correct
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    Ryan is correct? Or the author?
     
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    Correct.
     
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  32. eric strt6

    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    Ryan is a two faced lying scumbag
     
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    Correct
     
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    as much as i like the services these companies provide, i tend to agree in general with the monopolistic aspects argued in this article (and others).

    reigning in the shady tax practices would be a good start though.
     
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