Are we witnessing the death of american democracy?

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  1. Westy

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    North Carolina says "Hi!".
     
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    Nothing to see here folks...move along. Dont forget to visit the souvenir stand on your way out. New "Make 'murikkka™ grate agin" hats are in, get 'em before the mandatory wear date, beat the rush...
     
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    Yes. Yes we are. The "party of Lincoln" can suck my left nut for existing and the "party of the people" can lick my starfish for being a bunch of nepotists and causing today's shit show. I really, REALLY wish I had taken advantage of getting adopted by my step-mom when I was still a minor so I could have gotten UK citizenship - because then I could move wherever in the Crown colonies without a need to justify. F* this noise. Maybe it's finally time to get that long gun...
     
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    At least if they get rid of the ethics office, they have nobody to tell them what they are doing might be wrong. It's so much easier to be unethical when nobody is watching, or so I've been told.
     
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    Cheeto jeebus awesome.
     
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    i hate jello biafra only slightly less than bono....
     
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    sadly, the wrong one of those two is still performing
     
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    jello still does spoken word...
     
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    i know. and you know what i meant.
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    I saw Jello at Punk Rock Bowling a couple years ago...it was, uhh, interesting.


    As far as Cheeto Jeebus doing the right thing...well, Mussolini had the trains running on time.
     
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    Not gone, just ignored until we have someone else we wish enforce them on.
     
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    cheeto jeeus... thats awesome.
    will steal that.
     
  28. Westy

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    Don't forget Benito Cheetolini and Orange Foolius.
     
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    i'm just calling him baby dick.
     
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    party>country.....story of dnc in 2016...
     
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  33. SkaredShtles

    SkaredShtles I love NEWCASTLE and will ONLY drink NEWCASTLE!!!!

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    So... when you're in a country held hostage by a two party system... and for both parties, "party > country"... what should the response of the country be?

    Just looking for some brainstorming here.
     
  34. Toshi

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    The DNC comparison is a false equivalency. Sure, what they did for Hillary was shifty and awful and they deserve exactly what they got, and it needs to be addressed, but they weren't committing treason by colluding with a former enemy and rival power.
     
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    5 months of contact!

    http://insider.foxnews.com/2017/01/...ting-michael-flynn-trump-staff-russia-contact

    And 4 FISA warrants (hidden behind a "click to read whole article" thing). One of those warrants is what snagged Flynn.
     
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    Christ. When did Trump officially have the nomination?

    edit: July. It just seems like forever ago.
     
  38. AngryMetalsmith

    AngryMetalsmith Business is good, thanks for asking

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    So, how much longer till we see what Putin has on Orange Foolius.
     
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    anonymous has been quiet.......