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Discussion in 'The Red Room' started by T.R, Apr 25, 2022.

  1. matthunter

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  3. Ancalagon

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    D 52 - 48 R in the Senate.

    House to Rs but margin is so narrow that it will be chaos. If McCarthy is initial Speaker we will have three during next Congress. If not then two.

    I retain the right to revise this at any time.
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    Dang, it's coming up on that time, isn't it? I'll have to put a thread together...
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    Regarding the Senate, I think we have to wait on the New Hampshire primary. Maggie Hassan is not guaranteed to win in November. Would hate to see the electorate go the way of Maine and vote for a bumbling Republican.
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  9. Ancalagon

    Ancalagon outta my way Administrator Formerly Important

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    And they are putting the money in Ohio.

    I think Tim Ryan will still lose but he is running a great campaign that should be studied for running in dark purple/light red states.

    Having good candidates and good campaigns everywhere is a must.
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    Nova livin on the edge of the ledge Writer

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    I have solid hopes for Ryan (even though he's just mildly to the left of Manchin) and Barnes in Wisconsin - and great confidence in Fetterman. I acknowledge there's a non-zero chance for Demmings and Beasley but I'm wary of Florida and I thought NC was winnable last time before Cunningham literally fucked it up.
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    I really like a Demmings. :techman:
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    Same.

    I read a profile of her in Vanity Fair(?) a few weeks ago and she seems pretty decent. Especially for a cop.
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  15. Bill Carson

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    It should be said that access to education is something that would benefit everyone in society. It is also an equalizer for oppressed minorities and the poor when given away. It is also one of the most established and cheapest things you can do to help society evolve. Therein lies the problem when you have a very large powerful group using superstition and religious lies to control, fleece, and motivate their supporters.

    Federal fuckup would not know anything about that because he is one of the biggest fluffiest sheeple around.
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  20. Bill Carson

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    Jesus fuck, you're an idiot.
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    I'll bite: How do tax cuts for billionaires help me? Meanwhile, 12.9% of Americans have student loan debt. By contrast, there are less than 1,000 billionaires in America.
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  23. Bill Carson

    Bill Carson Small r Republican

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    Nice counter argument there, douche.
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  24. Bill Carson

    Bill Carson Small r Republican

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    Who said anything about tax cuts for only billionaires?
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    Me. Because that's what we got under Trump. The taxes for us common folk will be going up, after getting a slight break, because that's how the Republicans structured them. So, the billionaires get to keep their tax breaks, while the rest of us, not only lose ours but have them go up.

    Oh, and I think that you'll find, regardless of who's in power, tax cuts only generally benefit the wealthiest of Americans.
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  26. matthunter

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    No point parrying such a dull and rusty blade, especially with that feeble arm behind it.
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  27. Bill Carson

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    I read that last part in Palpatine’s voice.
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  30. matthunter

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    (Sigh, fine) Gubernational candidate Doug Mastriano got suckered good in his haste to trip over himself reporting some good poll numbers:

    Even after it was apparent to almost anyone with a functional brain that the pollster was a parody account, Mastriano's campaign left it up because his base don't fit that criterion.

    https://crooksandliars.com/2022/08/fake-pollster-doug-mastriano-retweeted
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