The 2020 Presidential General Election thread

Discussion in 'The Red Room' started by Order2Chaos, Jun 17, 2020.

  1. K.

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    Thank you, quite right. What I should have said is that lying in court is a crime, and it is.

    As for defamation, it might be hard to prove that Biden has standing, as I don't know that many of the lies specifically say he planned or knew about the alleged fraud. But several others could have a case against the Republicans supporting the various false allegations.
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    Raoul the Red Shirt Professional bullseye

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  3. oldfella1962

    oldfella1962 high speed, low drag

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    agree! Biden would have the same right. Stacey Abrams never conceded. But she stayed in the political game and now seems more fired up than ever. Trump being Trump he may just be planning a 2024 comeback, but I think he's too old. Plenty of young talent waiting in the Republican wings IMHO.
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    oldfella1962 high speed, low drag

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    I personally do not believe Biden would be involved in any fraud. He would have to be an absolute idiot to not distance himself from any talk of fraud. He's been in the game for many decades so I'm sure he has some street smarts. Then again if the Hunter Biden investigation gets deep he might be implicated in China and other shenanigans but that's another issue entirely.
  5. Demiurge

    Demiurge Goodbye and Hello, as always.

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    The case will be thrown out there too!

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  6. K.

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    Since there was no fraud, that's pretty much a given. Are you flipping from one reality to another depending on whom you talk to? It sounds a bit like it.
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    @oldfella1962 appears to be convinced that there has been fraud, despite all of these judges throwing out the accusations and saying no evidence has been provided.

    Of course Trump doesn't need to provide us internet dwellers the evidence to pick over but you would think that it might be quite useful to provide something/anything to all of these court cases. I really don't see how @Paladin and @oldfella1962 can say with a straight face that their man has a right to question the results without putting up any evidence. No evidence is effectively just baseless mud slinging designed to rile up the electorate and undermine US democracy.
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  8. MikeH92467

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    Whichever "reality" pisses off liberals at any given moment.
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    Quest Let Freedom Ring! Staff Member Administrator

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    tafkats That'll put marzipan in your pie plate, bingo! Moderator

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  11. Order2Chaos

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  12. Tererun

    Tererun Troll princess and Magical Girl

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    The president elect from MBNA has received orders from Goldman sacks.



    They have told him that because they won't make enough money from spending that Biden should not do any debt forgiveness. I am not sure how they figured out people drowning in student loan debt would not spend more if some of that debt was forgiven. Seeing as how most people live paycheck to paycheck and need to get things I would figure this would increase spending over all, but that might give poor people things and then the rich bankers would not be able to piss on them.

    Oh, and before anyone complains, my student loan debt was paid off by family savings long ago. I think it is a wonderful idea that would free up more money from a huge portion of consumers to spend in the economy which would actually be a huge boon to the banks. However, it would also have the effect of bringing people a little closer to the standard the rich are living and that makes rich people sad.

    Again, the president from MBNA doing his thing.
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  13. oldfella1962

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    Regardless of the end result or political leanings, think about this situation (or a similar one) like this:
    what if there is evidence but nobody takes the time to seriously investigate said evidence? In other words once the pattern is established that "some evidence is weak, therefore all future evidence is more of the same" it's game over. Kind of like "the boy who cried wolf" so to speak. But considering time is of the essence of course the case was a thrown together unorganized mess. Imagine if you got in serious, complicated trouble for whatever reason and your trial date was moved up from two months away to RIGHT NOW! :shock: Your lawyer would laughed out of court.

    Yes there was cheating and fraud like in any and every election. The bigger the election, the more cases of shenanigans, that's basic math. Regardless it wasn't enough to overturn the election results.
    That said if I could wave a magic wand and have a complete election "do-over" and everyone agreed that it was a good idea would I? No way! Trump lost, but other than that the election results were great for Republicans. One monkey don't stop the show!

    I'm sure it sucks for Trump right now, but how he handles this loss is really up to him. He can learn from the loss, or let the loss define/defeat him. He's a big boy (in theory) so I don't have much pity for him. He was the president of the greatest country on earth and now Biden (or Harris) will be the president of the greatest country on earth. If our political system continues more or less intact and recognizable in the future (no guarantees) the office of the presidency won't bring us down because of checks & balances.
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    :lol: most (not all) liberals are always pissed off! Moral outrage is pretty much their default state. It's how they show the world that they really, really care and are serious about saving the world from itself. I'm sure there is psychological term for that.
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  15. oldfella1962

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    in fairness to Biden (or any politician no matter their motivations) this is why "election promises" or even goals rarely work out. Nothing is simple and the game has a lot of players involved all with their own motivations and interests.
  16. Tererun

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    No, not true. Here is your problem. The reason you always see pissed off liberals is you. You spit out so much right wing bullshit and bile that you disgust liberals before they have a chance to get to know you. It is like you are wearing a shirt that says fuck you and you are wondering why everyone around you is annoyed.

    Oh, and you need to realize even if you put your shit and misery sprayer away all of your friends are still running theirs. You have to shut the fuck up as a group and stop spreading bullshit and hate. Then things will get better. We are cool with black, hispanic, muslim, and GLBT people. We like women, jews, witches, vegitarians, atheists, and all sorts of people. you have to stop shitting on them or else we cannot let you into the party where the good stuff is.
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  17. Tererun

    Tererun Troll princess and Magical Girl

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    Thank you, but I already knew I don't like Biden because he is a shitbag. You don't like him because he is a democrat. You just keep going and getting fucked by the rich like they like you to do.

    I am really at the point where I am completely willing to bring back slavery as long as the rich and powerful use republican minions. Maybe it is a symbiotic relationship and OF needs a rich white master to tell him what to think so he can be happy. Isn't there some way we can all just piss on the republican base and then everyone will be happy? Then you will truly be a victim OF. If it makes you feel better I will find a respectable white dude to oppress you and tell you what to do. The rest of us will do our thing.
  18. oldfella1962

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    Not all conservatives shit on any (or all) of the groups you mentioned. But some do and you broad brush. To be fair many conservatives broad brush liberals too.
    And I'm sure you are aware that there are conservative blacks, conservative atheists, conservative gays, etc. so are these people shitting on themselves?
  19. steve2^4

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    Yes.
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  20. Tererun

    Tererun Troll princess and Magical Girl

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    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cognitive_dissonance

    People do it all the time. By people I mean you and your right wing friends.
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    It's called 'giving a shit about other people." Not usually a conservative's strong suit.
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  22. oldfella1962

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    Or could it be that not all conservatives fit Tererun's stereotype? That would be my guess.
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    And the left wing doesn't do this to themselves too? I am skeptical of your claims.
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    Just as pretending to give a shit about other people seems to be a liberal's strong suit.
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    So this justifies your own trolling and outrage?
  26. Lanzman

    Lanzman Vast, Cool and Unsympathetic Formerly Important

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    You must be really strong, using such a broad brush like that.
  27. Rincewiend

    Rincewiend 21st Century Digital Boy

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    The difference between Trump and Biden is stark...

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  28. Nova

    Nova livin on the edge of the ledge Writer

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    I'm going to go out on a limb and say that:

    "I am outraged that millions of Americans don't have enough to eat in the richest country in the world and a powerful political party doesn't see that as a problem"

    and

    "I'm outraged that people keep disrespecting the statues of traitors who lost a war against this country 150 years ago!"

    Are not morally equivalent outrages.

    Are Progressives pissed off about a LOT of shit?
    Arguably - but there's a LOT of shit worthy of being pissed off about.

    Meanwhile conservatives are pissed off mostly about made up bullshit like how they can't say Merry Christmas anymore and the schools are turning their little boys into girls for shits and giggles and Bill Gates and his evil microchip injections.
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  29. Nova

    Nova livin on the edge of the ledge Writer

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    He did say "usually" which implies there are exceptions. And in my experience that tracks. Especially when the conservative has no emotional investment in the other person in question (relative, friend, co-worker sometimes)
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  30. Nova

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    What evidence do you have that it is, in fact, pretense?
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