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  1. servo75

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    I think you're taking me way too literally here. I'm making a VERY general point that the Republican Party has failed to stand up for its values for a long time, and that their reaction to the usual charges of "racism" by the left were to apologize for their views so they weren't called bad names by the media. Even if you don't like the rise of Donald Trump, I'm saying he is the symptom, not the disease. 30 years of spineless Republicans who talk conservative values but melt under the hot lights of the Washington establishment. The Republican Party has been in cahoots with the Democrats in sen
  2. servo75

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    Well, what's the alternative? How else would you make money? Would you plant trees and grow it? How do you start NY business without capital? Whether it's gained through loans, gifts, or winning the lottery, try getting an invention or company off the ground without it. Truth is, without "greed" as so many would put it, so much of the wealth, jobs, and technological innovations we have wouldn't have happened. Using that word is deliberate, I think, to give wealth negative connotations. It's because of income inequality, or more precisely the promise of it, and the pursuit of profit that motiva
  3. servo75

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    Speaking of profile pictures, when are you going to pick one and stick with it? LOL
  4. servo75

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    Okay... yeah he got $1M from his father, but what of that? Last I checked, it takes money to make money. Few business people get started without loans or assistance. Many many people have gotten or inherited or won much larger fortunes than that and pissed it away. Most lottery winners end up broke because they don't manage money well, mis-invest it or otherwise waste it. Many sports stars earned 10 times that much and ended up bankrupt. It's not what you inherit, it's what you do with that inheritance.
  5. servo75

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    Well, duuuuh! That's what he is, a pragmatist. Most of the people on the right (perhaps @Reagan04 excepted), don't like him because they think he's a phony conservative. Well, in a sense he is. He was always more pragmatic than ideological, and his supporters know that. We knew we weren't getting a Ted Cruz or a Ron Paul, but Republican voters have tried doing things the nice way. Nominating straight arrow Mitt Romney or war hero John McCain only to have them melt under the hot glare of the Democrat candidate. In short, we tried "presidential" in every election since 1988, and it's gotten us
  6. servo75

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    Many Americans suffer bankruptcies. The more you have, the more chances you take and the more successful you've been, and no one gets ahead without taking risks. Sometimes those risks turn out bad. I still fall back on the following fact: Donald Trump has personally created more private sector jobs than Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, Bernie Sanders, Nancy Pelosi, Elizabeth Warren and AOC combined. But then again, anything's higher than zero. All of them have been in government their entire lives. They know how to create bureaucratic agencies and "invest" in our econom
  7. And yet... he signed First Step. That's all that matters. All Republicans perform abysmally in black support because they've basically given up on the inner cities and can't articulate why the Democrats have been so bad for them. I think Trump will do surprisingly well. If he gets as little as 20-30% that will be devastating. As for the race part, that simply isn't the job of the Presidency. It will take a long time to bridge together the rift that Barack Obama made in race relations. If there is systemic racism, the government only makes it worse by continuing to poke at it. Racism is learned
  8. servo75

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    He's incapable of true strategic thought.... yet he built a real estate empire and apparently masterminded a grand collusion scheme with Russia.
  9. The one who instituted the First Step Act, prison reform, and increased funding to HBCUs?
  10. Couple of things... First, of course he doesn't "need" a VP who is black, or at least he shouldn't. But he needs to please the woke crowd and these days identity politics is everything. Then again one thing about the Bernie Bros is at least they're not as race-obsessed as the establishment. Biden WAS strong with black voters - or maybe still is, though I can't understand why. All those crime bills that created this allegedly racist justice system in the first place were mainly his doing. In his early career he worked closely with open segregationists in the Senate. He supported busing. Th
  11. servo75

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    Well there are two questions at hand here: Can Trump by himself delay the election? My instinct says no. COULD it be delayed at all? Technically yes, the election date is not set in the Constitution, I believe it's by Congressional statute. Up until the mid-19th century each state chose their own date, and elections took place over months. Congress could do it or maybe even the President through some emergency like natural disaster, though I don't see any scenario with that happening and so this is moot. The hard limit to any extension would have to be before the electors meet on December 14.
  12. servo75

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    I actually wasn't referring to any specific groups. My criticism of BLM notwithstanding I don't think they are pro or anti-shutdown. When I said "pro shutdown crowd" I'm referring strictly to the media and politicians who insist on continuing shutdowns, not any particular protest group. But my only purpose was to compare the fact that protest crowds for George Floyd seem to operate under a different set of rules than the protest crowds petitioning for re-opening the economy. Either both are dangerous or both are fine. The media seems to want it both ways.
  13. servo75

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    If I may... I think the whole "delay the election" thing is just Trump talk. It's much ado about nothing, just another way to live rent-free in the medias' heads. He cannot delay the election. I don't think he has any intent on doing so. So it's a nothing burger. As far as the rest, my personal opinion is that we've been in shutdown for too long. The deaths are decreasing, the unemployment and poor economy are becoming very serious. We can do that safely. I say, get everyone back to school, back to church, have the election on time. We CAN do this safely. It's a virus, and a bad one, but the d
  14. servo75

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    Thank you. I do think we are a lot alike on most topics, just differ in the application of those policies when it comes to Biden and Trump. I'd be more inclined to agree with you if the nominee were Tulsi Gabbard, or this were the Joe Biden of 20 years ago. I think our main differences come down to this: 1. While you and I both have concerns about Donald Trump's administration, yours are a lot deeper rooted. 2. I've seen nothing to indicate that Joe Biden of 2020 is even remotely moderate. You are more confident than I that he will govern from the center. Though I think Biden himself ma
  15. I do. Liberty is indeed being threatened, but this talk of "Trump is trampling on the Constitution and threatening liberty" is I think at best hyperbolic. Is he a Constitutional Conservative? Nope. He's done some things I disagree with. I don't like this Space Force idea, I think $1T infrastructure projects are a mistake and yes many Presidents for 100 years have been encroaching on Congressional power. Let's just posthumously impeach every POTUS since Teddy Roosevelt, since if you don't like one of them, you can always find SOMETHING. I could be off on this, but I suspect there's more than me
  16. Just goes to show you how messed up the Democrats are. When making the right VP choice is a matter of pleasing different ethnic groups who vote on nothing but the color of someone's skin, that is a party in chaos. But then again, obsession with skin color is a Democrat tradition going back over 150 years.
  17. Yes because he'd be serious and that IS something that Obama would try to do, it matches his personality and the "pen and a phone" way he governed. Trump says stuff like this all the time to poke people and play with their minds. The difference between Trump's supporters and enemies is that the former take him seriously but not literally, the latter take him literally but not seriously. He's playing 4D chess and living rent-free inside your head. No one is putting off elections. Relax.
  18. A recent Quinnipiac poll for the Florida Presidential race conducted 7/16-7/20 (an outlier for sure) shows Biden with a 15% lead on Trump. But let’s take a closer look. The breakdown shows Republicans Trump 88-10, Democrats Biden 89-2 and Independents and others 48-32 Biden. They don’t mention what the respondents’ party break down was. REP DEM IND/OTH TOTAL Trump 88% x.43 2% x.56 32% x.01 39.3% Biden 10% x.43 89% x.56
  19. servo75

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    I don't want to make this long, but I do want to send out an apology to @Reagan04 and @Patine and @vcczar for some nasty unbecoming things I've said lately. I have removed almost everyone from my ignore list and am prepared to make a fresh start amongst you. I will put it simply: I argue very fiercely and very vehemently, in part only because it's very clear that particularly on issues involving conservative issues and the Trump Presidency, this forum is like being in a debate where it's 10-to-1 against you on the stage. I am also hoping that it's fairly obvious when I'm stating fact, whe
  20. He has denied no science here. He has/had as much uncertainty as anyone else did at the time. And as for the postponing of elections, A) he cannot do it, and don't you see he's trolling you on this?
  21. At least he thought he did, then he found out it was his sister.
  22. I don't know about you but I am waiting with baited breath to find out who Biden's VP pick will be... ... and apparently so is Biden himself.
  23. Those words were not said in a vacuum, however they are reported so. In other words, all those protest signs and quotes by left wing media ONLY have the "pussy" part so you can't have it both ways. The narrative is that "Trump grabs them by the pussy" which is clearly NOT true from that quote. The immediate quote is the most important part. Kind of like "I did not have sexual relations with 'THAT WOMAN'." Ok, let's talk about the moral purity test: Barack Obama has had long associations with the Muslim Brotherhood, anti-American anarchists like Bill Ayers, Bernadine Dorn, communist
  24. Okay, first off, I don't defend what is happening here and what's being said, but it's nothing that millions of guys haven't said. And spare me the "but they're not running for President." Neither was Trump at the time, and do we really want a moral purity test for the White House? Trust me the Democrats do NOT want to open up that box. They only clutch their pearls when people like Trump say these things, and even then it's only after he decided to run for President. They obviously never cared for 20 years prior. Could that be because he was a major Democrat donor for many years? Compared to
  25. Give me the link to the audio you heard.
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