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Message 17 of 5796 (839395)
09-07-2018 4:23 PM
Reply to: Message 1 by Faith
09-07-2018 12:51 AM


Re: Melania has guts
Faith writes:
The problem is that a lot of people think what this anonymous insider is doing in "resisting" the President is acceptable these days. This is one big reason I think the world is about to come under a nightmare of a global political totalitarianism.
One way to avoid a nightmare of global political totalitarianism is for government officials to work against totalitarian dictators. I find it ironic that you think unquestioning sycophants are the best defense against totalitarianism.

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Message 18 of 5796 (839396)
09-07-2018 4:26 PM
Reply to: Message 12 by Faith
09-07-2018 3:58 PM


Re: Twitter Bans Alex Jones
Faith writes:
This idea that Facebook and Twitter are private businesses is just a big excuse. Like Google they are so huge they should be classed as public venues, and in that category they are suppressing free speech when they ban one guy out of bazillions who happened to have a big following and doesn't toe their party line.
The first amendment only protects people from the government punishing them for what they say.
Jones is free to start his own private business with his own servers that people can access. No one is stopping him.

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Message 22 of 5796 (839402)
09-07-2018 4:52 PM
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09-07-2018 4:34 PM


Re: Twitter Bans Alex Jones
Faith writes:
The cleverness is astonishing.
Do you really think that blind obedience to a political leader is the best way to avoid totalitarianism?

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Message 23 of 5796 (839403)
09-07-2018 4:54 PM
Reply to: Message 19 by Faith
09-07-2018 4:32 PM


Re: Melania has guts
Faith writes:
Only one point of view is allowed, though it's not yet total, only about 99% total so it can still be rationalized away. That's tyranny.
No one is stopping people from voicing their opinions. What you need to remember is if you use someone else's platforms to get your message out then you are beholden to the people who own that platform. If you don't like their rules then create your own platform. It isn't that hard to figure out.
Do you really think you have the right to tell companies which videos they have to play?

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Message 25 of 5796 (839408)
09-07-2018 5:55 PM
Reply to: Message 24 by Faith
09-07-2018 5:01 PM


Re: Twitter Bans Alex Jones
Faith writes:
It's funny how simply getting a word in edgewise has become nearly impossible in this time of a blanketing of all the media with anti-Trump messages, and an anonymous "resister" is applauded, all in an obvious attempt at a coup engineered by a bunch of a conspirators out of view who have power with the media, and of course it's the drowned-out voices that are accused of promoting blind obedience? This is so clever I'm in awe.
Has it ever crossed your mind that there is all this criticism of Trump because he is a bad president?

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Message 59 of 5796 (842889)
11-09-2018 4:54 PM
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11-09-2018 4:00 PM


Re: Did the intern accost Acosta or did he accost her?
Faith writes:
And Acosta is just a verbal brownshirt.
Isn't Acosta allowed to have a point of view that is different from yours?

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Message 60 of 5796 (842892)
11-09-2018 4:57 PM
Reply to: Message 57 by Faith
11-09-2018 4:21 PM


Re: Not Honest nor Straightforward
Faith writes:
I'm taking this from radio pundits . . .
Mistake number 1. They are entertainers, not journalists.
Are you also disputing that he's merely a temporary acting AG?
There was already a confirmed DoJ official that was next in line: Rosenstein. As an analogy, if the President leaves office for whatever reason the Congress can't pick someone and put them in the White House ahead of the Vice President.

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Message 62 of 5796 (842894)
11-09-2018 4:59 PM
Reply to: Message 61 by Faith
11-09-2018 4:57 PM


Re: Did the intern accost Acosta or did he accost her?
Faith writes:
What "point of view?" It's nothing but character assasination, nothing but calling people racist. It's nothing but cramming his own PC redefinitions down people's throats. Trump called it an invasion, and that's because it is an invasion, they accounced it as their intention.
So you are saying that Acosta isn't allowed to have a view that differs from Trump's views? Acosta isn't allowed to ask questions of the President?

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Message 65 of 5796 (842900)
11-09-2018 5:08 PM
Reply to: Message 63 by Faith
11-09-2018 5:00 PM


Re: Not Honest nor Straightforward
Faith writes:
Is he a temporary acting AG or not?
The question is if it is legal or constitutional for Trump to name an acting AG when there is a confirmed deputy AG next in line.

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Message 66 of 5796 (842902)
11-09-2018 5:08 PM
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11-09-2018 5:02 PM


Re: Did the intern accost Acosta or did he accost her?
Faith writes:
Acosta is not allowed to insult and accuse the President in a White House press conference.
So much for freedom of the press.

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Message 164 of 5796 (843213)
11-14-2018 5:00 PM
Reply to: Message 100 by Faith
11-11-2018 5:46 PM


Re: Did the intern accost Acosta or did he accost her?
Faith writes:
You know this is a lie but it serves to smear me and that's all that matters. That's all leftists ever do. Acosta deserved to be thrown out of the WH, he was grandstanding and accusing the President and not asking a legitimate question and then refused to yield the mike when told to and asked yet another question while other reporters had to wait. They don't like him either by the way. His right to his views is hardly impinged by the requirement that he behave civillly like a journalist in the WH. And now of course he's getting to pollute the whole country with his "views" as he takes them to liberal talk shows and all the rest of the left-infested media.
So you accuse Democrats of being fascist, and then go on a tirade against the press who happen to ask question of your Dear Leader. Do you have any self awareness?

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Message 263 of 5796 (844269)
11-27-2018 1:52 PM
Reply to: Message 261 by Phat
11-26-2018 1:41 PM


Re: It Ain't Turkey Day
Phat writes:
This seems to sum up what I see happening in the many conversations that I have with friends and coworkers of varied political leanings. My Christian friends are diverse to a degree, but most of the ones such as you who are Biblical Innerrenntists, support Mr.Trump. They feel that his disdain for political correctness and his rude charm represent honesty to them.
How do they deal with the large volumes of bald face lies that Trump tells?
If we are in the "last days" and the world is destined to go through a time of upheaval and change like no other before, I suppose that by building up our military again, Trump was doing his prophetic thing, but I fear that the rest of the world will end up hating us enough that they all may turn against us. Granted my beliefs are mirroring yours in this thread...except that I am a moderate and not as right wing as you are. Jesus said that the world will hate us because of Him...and you see that as the way it thus must be...whereas I hold out a sliver of hope that maybe all of this literal religious belief is part of the problem rather than the solution.
I would agree that there is a Zionist tone found in many policies within the Republican party. However, I doubt Trump even knows what "Zionist" means.

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Message 268 of 5796 (844902)
12-07-2018 2:31 PM
Reply to: Message 265 by Percy
12-06-2018 5:23 PM


Re: Ecuador Says Assange Can Leave Embassy
Percy writes:
I'm not sure I believe this. Why would the UK agree not to extradite Assange to the US?
That doesn't make any sense to me, either. There appears to be a 2003 treaty that formalizes extradition between the US and UK, so there doesn't appear to be any standing ban on extradition.
US-UK extradition: The law explained - BBC News
This may be a signal from the Ecuadorian government that Assange should walk out before he is thrown out.

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Message 277 of 5796 (845124)
12-12-2018 11:48 AM
Reply to: Message 269 by Faith
12-12-2018 10:09 AM


Re: The Gullibility of the Right's Echo Chamber
Faith writes:
The disconnect between what I read here and what I get from the conservative commentators is enormous. It's all designed to bring down Trump whom they hate with a purple passion, by hook or by crook, by spin and by lies, so they will turn moral failures into felonies, and incautious exaggerations or memory failure by him or anyone he knows into prosecutable lies, and invent a huge collusion with Russia out of thin air.
What lies are you talking about?
Last I checked, it is a fact that Cohen plead guilty to campaign finance violations, and as part of his guilty plea he stated he was directed to violate these laws at the behest of Trump. How is it a lie to report this?
How is it a lie to report on an ongoing investigation into possible ties between Trump and the Kremlin? The investigation exists, so it's existence is a fact.
It would appear that you just don't like it when Trump is criticized or questioned.

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Message 278 of 5796 (845125)
12-12-2018 11:51 AM
Reply to: Message 276 by Faith
12-12-2018 11:26 AM


Re: The Gullibility of the Right's Echo Chamber
Faith writes:
Anybody who thinks there's any kind of equality between Left and Right these days so that we have to be "fair" and hear out both sides is really missing it completely IMO. The Left is on a political vendetta, period. I can't even say here what they are guilty of doing because of the prevailing deception. What they are doing to Trump is an abuse of power, a complete violation of what America is supposed to stand for, a complete contempt for those of us who voted for Trump.
I guess you weren't around for the whole Bill Clinton impeachment fiasco. The Republicans tried to impeach Bill Clinton for lying about an extra-marital affair. That was it.
I would like to have heard what Schumer and Pelosi think is their effective enough plan for border security as they kept saying yesterday in the meeting with Trump, but it came across very clearly that they don't like the idea of really protecting our borders, and that Trump does, Trump is really truly for America and for Americans, and they are traitors though we aren't supposed to think that.
Trump already said that Mexico is going to pay for the wall, so he shouldn't be asking Congress for the money anyway. You should be mad at Trump for lying to you.

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