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Forum: Politics 10-17-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 174
Posted By Pio1980
Um, no. Not comparable in scope. Try again.

Um, no. Not comparable in scope.
Try again.
Forum: Politics 10-17-2018, 11:43 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 174
Posted By Pio1980
Please explain how you find them comparable.

Please explain how you find them comparable.
Forum: Suggestion Box 10-13-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,020
Posted By Pio1980
We think we know what "they" think, what might be...

We think we know what "they" think, what might be informative is knowing why "they" think that.
Forum: Politics 10-11-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 1,917
Views: 51,849
Posted By Pio1980
https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/new-yorker-ne...

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/new-yorker-new-york-times-trump-russia-story_us_5bbe476ae4b01470d05839a7
Forum: Politics 10-11-2018, 07:12 PM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 91,296
Posted By Pio1980
Vote suppression in Ja-Ja. ...

Vote suppression in Ja-Ja.
https://i.imgur.com/muk1rgI.jpg
Forum: Politics 10-07-2018, 11:50 PM
Replies: 2,128
Views: 91,296
Posted By Pio1980
https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/10/...

https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2018/10/tom-nichols-why-im-leaving-republican-party/572419/
Forum: Current events 10-07-2018, 11:26 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,212
Posted By Pio1980
This played out with the 'pubs throwing buckets...

This played out with the 'pubs throwing buckets of testosterone onto the hearing room proceeding in a hail-Mary to wrest the narrative from the me-too message to victimization male outrage.
It seems...
Forum: Suggestion Box 10-05-2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,020
Posted By Pio1980
One Canadian colleague is now persona non grata...

One Canadian colleague is now persona non grata there for failure to take this over repeatedly making his case for Eurocentric cultural supremacy.
Forum: Suggestion Box 10-05-2018, 05:24 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,020
Posted By Pio1980
Like I said, venting, for catharsis. I just...

Like I said, venting, for catharsis.

I just don't talk to most folks in person about the Trump thing, and have let some former freindships laps into limbo to avoid hostile confrontations.

Some...
Forum: Politics 10-05-2018, 09:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By Pio1980
This is the most disturbing parallel to the Third...

This is the most disturbing parallel to the Third Reich I've yet encountered, an appalling aspect of human nature harnessed for evil purposes.
Forum: Suggestion Box 10-05-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,020
Posted By Pio1980
Truely, it is exhausting and exasperating. A...

Truely, it is exhausting and exasperating.
A good part of the point of the daily Trumpian circus is to wear down and exasperate opposition. Venting here out of exasperation is somewhat cathartic and...
Forum: Suggestion Box 10-04-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,020
Posted By Pio1980
http://cf.broadsheet.ie/wp-content/uploads/2012/12...

http://cf.broadsheet.ie/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/bz-panel-12-04-12.jpg
Forum: Politics 10-03-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By Pio1980
This thread sent me down the rabbit hole of...

This thread sent me down the rabbit hole of whatever is the appeal of this unlikely potus, in spite of everything. Two related to links:
...
Forum: Politics 10-03-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 288
Posted By Pio1980
The creation myth of the billionaire businessman...

The creation myth of the billionaire businessman Donald Trump just imploded

https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/03/politics/donald-trump-taxes-fred-trump/index.html
Forum: Current events 10-01-2018, 11:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 84
Posted By Pio1980
Right of way access to a public area.

Right of way access to a public area.
Forum: History 09-30-2018, 12:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 173
Posted By Pio1980
http://bluntcard.com/images/1292144531fiftiesback....

http://bluntcard.com/images/1292144531fiftiesback.gif
Forum: Current events 09-30-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,212
Posted By Pio1980
A dictatorship kangaroo court of a hearing for...

A dictatorship kangaroo court of a hearing for rubber stamping a candidate who disqualified himself with his intemperate and blatantly partisan testament.
Whether the aftertaste survives a few days...
Forum: Current events 09-29-2018, 12:51 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,212
Posted By Pio1980
https://crooksandliars.com/2018/09/flashback-remem...

https://crooksandliars.com/2018/09/flashback-remember-when-lindsey-graham
Forum: Politics 09-29-2018, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 447
Posted By Pio1980
Just watched a special on Jim Jones and...

Just watched a special on Jim Jones and Jonestown. Timely reminder of another cult of personality and surrendering one's thought process.
Forum: Current events 09-29-2018, 09:04 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,212
Posted By Pio1980
Waiting or distraction works most of the time, a...

Waiting or distraction works most of the time, a pile-on of overwhelming challenges can overcome such measures. "Riding" despair is something I wouldn't do, the path goes down in a death spiral.
Forum: Current events 09-28-2018, 01:09 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,212
Posted By Pio1980
Different times, different circumstances, but it...

Different times, different circumstances, but it is about a breakdown of systemic checks and balances by consolidation of powers to an authoritarian leader.
Forum: Current events 09-28-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,212
Posted By Pio1980
Only if one believes "sin" to be inherent and...

Only if one believes "sin" to be inherent and involuntary.
Despair is involuntary, ones' reaction to it may or may not be. The difficulty resisting a self-destructive response is the issue.
Forum: Current events 09-28-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 1,212
Posted By Pio1980
Being willing to make whatever changes are...

Being willing to make whatever changes are necessary, rather than being overwhelmed by despair is a better alternative to a permanent ineffective response to a transitory challenge.
Forum: Current events 09-27-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 2,479
Views: 58,398
Posted By Pio1980
Is this witless babbling nincompoop insane?? ...

Is this witless babbling nincompoop insane??

The 63 most outrageous lines from Donald Trump's New York press conference
...
Forum: Current events 09-25-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,479
Views: 58,398
Posted By Pio1980
Waiting for the Borowitz report on the nincompoop...

Waiting for the Borowitz report on the nincompoop generalissimo being enraged by being informed that Quaddafi's infamous address to the U. N. is still worse than his....
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