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Leon On September 14, 2019




San Diego, California
#31New Post! Aug 29, 2019 @ 14:55:25
@gakINGKONG Said

I really need for Joe to pull through and win the nomination.


Curious as to why this is the case for you.
gakINGKONG On about 6 hours ago




Angeles City, Philippines
#32New Post! Aug 30, 2019 @ 02:32:26
@Leon Said

Curious as to why this is the case for you.



Good morning Leon.

Just need to take a moment and say thanks for your even-handed approach. I have no slings and no arrows. Here just to chat and probably not for long.

Joe is okay.

Mr Trump was my last best choice in 2016. That said I do feel that the country is ideologically fractured and I don't feel as though Mr Trump is always the help. Policy wise, I'm okay with Trump as at least he nods to certain things I think are important. He's a mixed bag on a personal level with the multiple wives and blue humor. Trump isn't trying to curb spending and that's gonna bite us.

Even on the best of days I wouldn't wear the red hat and most of the time I gravitate toward Trump when I have to defend him against wild and utterly insane allegations. (Gutfeld - Trump is worse than Hitler, Stalin, and Mao) -- yeah okay

I'm away from home which means away from my wife which means I'm not as moody. All of that is changing again so who knows maybe I'll end up volunteering in a militia there in Florida or some trash (probably not though I'm too much of a loner) DON'T PANIC YALL I'M NOT PLANNING ANYTHING!!

But Joe Biden is an overall decent guy pretty much. He's had some heartache on a personal level and maybe he won't swing the country too far left with free healthcare or hate speech laws. He probably doesn't have a plan to destroy capitalism or overthrow the banks.

Joe is the best I can offer.

And ---

he's funny. He's not George W Bush funny but dang this man knows how to wreck a speech and good.
Leon On September 14, 2019




San Diego, California
#33New Post! Aug 30, 2019 @ 05:48:38
@gakINGKONG Said

Good morning Leon.

Just need to take a moment and say thanks for your even-handed approach. I have no slings and no arrows. Here just to chat and probably not for long.

Joe is okay.

Mr Trump was my last best choice in 2016. That said I do feel that the country is ideologically fractured and I don't feel as though Mr Trump is always the help. Policy wise, I'm okay with Trump as at least he nods to certain things I think are important. He's a mixed bag on a personal level with the multiple wives and blue humor. Trump isn't trying to curb spending and that's gonna bite us.

Even on the best of days I wouldn't wear the red hat and most of the time I gravitate toward Trump when I have to defend him against wild and utterly insane allegations. (Gutfeld - Trump is worse than Hitler, Stalin, and Mao) -- yeah okay

I'm away from home which means away from my wife which means I'm not as moody. All of that is changing again so who knows maybe I'll end up volunteering in a militia there in Florida or some trash (probably not though I'm too much of a loner) DON'T PANIC YALL I'M NOT PLANNING ANYTHING!!

But Joe Biden is an overall decent guy pretty much. He's had some heartache on a personal level and maybe he won't swing the country too far left with free healthcare or hate speech laws. He probably doesn't have a plan to destroy capitalism or overthrow the banks.

Joe is the best I can offer.

And ---

he's funny. He's not George W Bush funny but dang this man knows how to wreck a speech and good.


Thanks for your straight up and direct answer. I’ll try and respond in kind here...

The thing that scares me the most about Trump is his overall focus on the present at the expense of our long term well being. You touched upon it up there with spending, but it’s more than just that. It’s the tax cuts, record setting deficits, disregard for our voting security, dismantling of our healthcare system, willingness to gut Social Security and Medicare to prevent a recession, de-regulation of environmental safety standards, climate recklessness, stoking of racial division, tariff war, desire to reduce the Fed rate when it isn’t needed, weakened alliances with our traditional allies, gullibility to despots, and foresaken treaties.

We all should have known that someone who made it up the ladder by pretty much doing just that - borrowing and spending for short term gain and declaring bankruptcy afterwards with almost regularity - would probably approach the position with the same shortsighted mindset. Why we thought otherwise is beyond me, especially in hindsight, and if we re-elect him, we haven’t opened our eyes and learned our lesson on that.

I get that you are scared of what the progressives are saying. But trust me, it isn’t as scary as those in your circles are painting it to be. Progressives are not in favor of eradicating capitalism, which you state they are. We will not turn into the Soviet Union, Venenzuela, North Korea, or Cuba. Democratic socialism in Western Europe is still run under a free capitalist system of economy. In fact, they really are not socialist by the strictest definition of the word - where all means of production, distribution, and exchange are government owned and run (like what you see in North Korea or the Soviet Union). They are only called that because they have universal safety net measures in place which are a feature in the socialist countries, like we do with Social Security and K-12 education. These include such additional things as universal health care, free college education, and greater forms of welfare. But this is not the same thing as saying that capitalism is outlawed. They don’t really even have anything to do with one another. So you can breathe a little here. Elizabeth Warren will still let you open your business and reap its profits.

P.S. Joe Biden is fine with me too.
mrmhead On about 2 hours ago




NE, Ohio
#34New Post! Aug 30, 2019 @ 11:59:41
@gakINGKONG Said

I really need for Joe to pull through and win the nomination.



@gakINGKONG Said

Good morning Leon.

Just need to take a moment and say thanks for your even-handed approach. I have no slings and no arrows. Here just to chat and probably not for long.

Joe is okay.

Mr Trump was my last best choice in 2016. That said I do feel that the country is ideologically fractured and I don't feel as though Mr Trump is always the help. Policy wise, I'm okay with Trump as at least he nods to certain things I think are important. He's a mixed bag on a personal level with the multiple wives and blue humor. Trump isn't trying to curb spending and that's gonna bite us.

Even on the best of days I wouldn't wear the red hat and most of the time I gravitate toward Trump when I have to defend him against wild and utterly insane allegations. (Gutfeld - Trump is worse than Hitler, Stalin, and Mao) -- yeah okay

I'm away from home which means away from my wife which means I'm not as moody. All of that is changing again so who knows maybe I'll end up volunteering in a militia there in Florida or some trash (probably not though I'm too much of a loner) DON'T PANIC YALL I'M NOT PLANNING ANYTHING!!

But Joe Biden is an overall decent guy pretty much. He's had some heartache on a personal level and maybe he won't swing the country too far left with free healthcare or hate speech laws. He probably doesn't have a plan to destroy capitalism or overthrow the banks.

Joe is the best I can offer.

And ---

he's funny. He's not George W Bush funny but dang this man knows how to wreck a speech and good.


And here I thought it'd be because you think "Sleepy Joe" has a good chance to lose against Trump.
gakINGKONG On about 6 hours ago




Angeles City, Philippines
#35New Post! Aug 31, 2019 @ 07:11:20
@mrmhead Said

And here I thought it'd be because you think "Sleepy Joe" has a good chance to lose against Trump.



I would rather the contest be between the two as the stakes are lot less.

There is a chance Trump could be a one-termer and it's best to weigh options.
gakINGKONG On about 6 hours ago




Angeles City, Philippines
#36New Post! Aug 31, 2019 @ 08:01:12
Climate Change- don’t worry about the climate. Be a good neighbor and promote clean air and clean water. The US is better at doing this than anyone.

College Debt. Don’t go into debt. If you do go into debt, pay your debts. College debt must not be forgivable. The real focus needs to be on pushing trade schools and alternatives to getting a college degree for those who cannot afford college.

Election Reform – Voter fraud is a problem. We should push voter ID and be on the lookout for nefarious news events pushing a false narrative for the sake of manipulating election (Trump did not work with the Russians to fix the election)

Gun Violence – Don’t shoot people indiscriminately. If you like gun culture and shooting then do what we all do and become a soldier or police officer. Guns can be a lot of fun.

Health Care – make smart choices which means diet and exercise and think long term consequences on the choices you make each day. If you decide to get medical treatment, don’t be a leech. Pay your own bills.
Immigration – immigrate legally.

Education – the public schools are failing. Tax dollars should be presented to parents as vouchers so the parents are empowered to send their children to the school they want. It promotes healthy competition.

Middle East – Thomas Jefferson sent the US Navy to stem the tide of the craziness in the Middle East. That’s all you can do. Occasionally it gets out of hand and we have to push back. It won’t change.

National Debt --- it’s a huge problem. This will eventually cripple the US economy and reduce it’s standing on the world stage. The national debt will overshadow all other problems.

North Korea --- Don’t coddle these guys and don’t give them aid when they make threats. Humanitarian aid is one thing but the US has been in the habit of capitulating to NK whenever they make wild gestures or threats of war.
Economic Inequality – it’s a fact of life. We need to help poor people as we can.

Racism – Western culture ought to stop beating itself up. American culture and the west needs to remind itself that value in life comes through the strength of character and not skin pigment. Human life is valuable and a gift of God.

Tax Reform -- I like the flat tax idea.
gakINGKONG On about 6 hours ago




Angeles City, Philippines
#37New Post! Sep 05, 2019 @ 06:47:56
Did everybody catch Joe’s eye? The left eye is bloodshot like someone shot a beebee in his eye or something.

Come on buddy, please keep it together. This can’t be Sanders. Thanks.
Leon On September 14, 2019




San Diego, California
#38New Post! Sep 05, 2019 @ 13:09:58
@gakINGKONG Said

Did everybody catch Joe’s eye? The left eye is bloodshot like someone shot a beebee in his eye or something.

Come on buddy, please keep it together. This can’t be Sanders. Thanks.


All I can say is Biden or Sanders better have a great VP running mate, rather than a vote-grab token choice.

Warren is up there too, but she’s got a few years left before we have to worry about her too. Especially since women live longer anyways.
darkman666 On 48 minutes ago




Saint Louis, Missouri
#39New Post! Sep 05, 2019 @ 19:42:58
if Bernie or Elizbeth will be the choice of win the bid for 2020 president candidate. Bernie or Elizbeth will the better candidate as vice president candidate than joe or other candidates in the long run.
Leon On September 14, 2019




San Diego, California
#40New Post! Sep 13, 2019 @ 04:18:11
Thoughts on the debate that occurred tonight...

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris seem likely to rebound from recent dips, as Joe came out strong, passionate, and measured, especially on the opening round topic of health care, and Kamala seemed more heartfelt and approachable, even sprinkled with a bit of humor here and there.

Andrew Wang’s sweepstakes giveaway was an interesting gambit no doubt, but nothing more than what it is - literally buying votes, and maybe even a campaign finance violation. This guy is also feeling more and more like a single-topic candidate.

This debate didn’t have clear losers, but if there were any, it may have been the progressive duo of Colonel Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, but not because they were weak. They just didn’t get much airtime. Neither will likely see any bump from this debate. Julian Castro may also receive a small backlash for really being the only one that attacked others onstage tonight.

ABC did a superb job in letting the candidates talk, asking meaningful questions but not debating the candidates themselves, and in their approach to the closing statements. They have set the new standard on how to handle the field in my opinion.

Also the DNC came away stronger because, other than the first round on healthcare, there was very little fighting throughout. Amy Klobuchar seemed to end it early on when repeating the familiar phrase, “United we stand, divided we fall.”

That seemed to end it.
chaski On 22 minutes ago
Stalker





Tree at Floydgirrl's Window,
#41New Post! Sep 13, 2019 @ 05:45:28
At the risk of being trite, I no longer care.

If someone raised Stalin from from his grave as a mindless zombie, I would vote for him over Trump.

I got my college degree in political science and history.

Honestly, a dead slug that has been trapped in a ring of salt and rotting in the sun in Death Valley would be better than Cadet Bone Spurs.

Yes, it is sad, but I not longer care what "they" say... I will/would literally vote for a brain dead pile of s*** over Trump.

But, don't get me wrong... Trump will get a second term.

The USA is dying.
DiscordTiger On about 15 hours ago
The Queen of Random

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Emerald City, United States (g
#42New Post! Sep 13, 2019 @ 18:27:00
@chaski Said

At the risk of being trite, I no longer care.

If someone raised Stalin from from his grave as a mindless zombie, I would vote for him over Trump.

I got my college degree in political science and history.

Honestly, a dead slug that has been trapped in a ring of salt and rotting in the sun in Death Valley would be better than Cadet Bone Spurs.

Yes, it is sad, but I not longer care what "they" say... I will/would literally vote for a brain dead pile of s*** over Trump.

But, don't get me wrong... Trump will get a second term.

The USA is dying.


Shut your whore mouth.

Also trump is coming to my hood on Monday. I am not amused. Totally f***ing up my day.
mrmhead On about 2 hours ago




NE, Ohio
#43New Post! Sep 13, 2019 @ 19:16:08
"Super Tuesday" is two weeks before we get our primary (March 17).
It's quite possible that the candidate will be decided by then.

At least we can celebrate, or commiserate with Green Beer!

Calendar
Leon On September 14, 2019




San Diego, California
#44New Post! Sep 13, 2019 @ 22:11:54
@mrmhead Said

"Super Tuesday" is two weeks before we get our primary (March 17).
It's quite possible that the candidate will be decided by then.

At least we can celebrate, or commiserate with Green Beer!

Calendar


Which is now only 6 months away. I think we will see a lot drop out in October, as some are hoping to squeeze into that debate. But if they don’t (there are still 9 on the outside of it), we will see those leave.

Even the likes of Castro, O’Rourke, Kloubachar, will have to drop at some point too. They probably know this, but might be hanging on to get the VP nod. There is no way they will gain, because there are leaders in the two camps already. They may have great ideas, but people will just vote for the leader with the same ideas. Moderates will vote for Biden instead of Kloubachar and progressives will vote for Sanders/Warren instead of someone else who wants to give away the freebies.

Like I said before, it’s now a 3 way between the geriatric giants. And Biden’s lead will remain unless one of the other two unites with the third.
darkman666 On 48 minutes ago




Saint Louis, Missouri
#45New Post! Sep 13, 2019 @ 22:31:28
I haven't watched debates yet. knowing there are last two debates, are sleeping pills for me. I was watching something on tv, I fell sleep at 9:00 to 10:15pm last night. the third debate, I felt sleep 10 minutes before 8:00 to 11:00 pm. those good deep naps for me.

when the four debate??

I just read msn.com under winners and losers of the debates. they gave impressing harris is a joke last night. she was way off her game and her humorous attitude was a call for. that second time, she lose out of three time. she is out of it.

warren still the better chance of all of the three. three wins out of the three debates. this was Oscars, warren would win best actress in a drama.

whatever thing with Obama try compare what they would and attack joe. he was former vice president, he was more less ambassador to the government, mean he did nothing four years. not every vice president is d*** cheney.

when primetime is only using one there network or none of them to air these debates.

you wonder if anyone really want to watch these debates at all ??
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