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U.S Presidential Election

AngryAnt

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In a post-truth world actual acheivements don't really matter ... it's just the vibe. I get that - it's sad, but that's how most people vote and judge political leaders. "he says things that I agree with" is more important than say, considering that letting 500,000 people in the States die of Covid is maybe bad.
 
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Baloo

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Could ask many others on this thread the same question not just the biker tiger.
Go ahead. I was interested in tigerharley's ties to the US because he's obviously more emotionally invested in the US than everyone else.
 

22nd Man

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Go ahead. I was interested in tigerharley's ties to the US because he's obviously more emotionally invested in the US than everyone else.
From.his answer his personal connections make that clear now. But prior to that you could not conclude he was more invested than many other posters. It's one thing to be interested in foreign politics another to be personally affronted by the outcome of the democratic process of another country.
I watched the 4 corners mini series on Fox / Trump (didn't learn anything I didnt already know from reading PRE) and came away with one question... why are Americans so invested with their politics to the extent they attend rallies in numbers like they do? If ScoMo or Albo put up a stage in a paddock how many would turn up?
 
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MD Jazz

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Oh, come on, you forgot the biggest difference, Trump would have proclaimed this as the biggest victory of all, a victory of the likes the world has never seen, he did the best deal ever with the Taliban etc etc etc.

DS

Biden pretty happy to beat the US of A chest
 

AngryAnt

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tigeronaharley

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So let's get this right ...Your *smile* joking saying that DH Biden was successful in his method of leaving Afghanistan, yes they had to get out but the way it was handled is atrocious, no meaningful plan & completely bungled by an inept administration.
I was in the Army & if you lost a rifle you would be charged, yet Biden & his Chiefs of staff abandoned $85bn worth of equipment as a going away present fot the Taliban & nothing will happen to these clowns !!
Even the dogs were left...bastards. Why not get USA citizens out first followed by the military & all the armourey..no just completely *smile* it up....where was a plan....there was none...idiots !!
Have you seen the vids where DH Biden disrespects the fallen when coffins are taken off the plane & all he can do is look at his watch as though he didn't want to be there...he's a *smile* disgrace..I wouldn't *smile* on him if he was on fire !!
Trump had a plan & he would never have left Americans stranded .
 
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IanG

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So let's get this right ...Your *smile* joking saying that DH Biden was successful in his method of leaving Afghanistan, yes they had to get out but the way it was handled is atrocious, no meaningful plan & completely bungled by an inept administration.
I was in the Army & if you lost a rifle you would be charged, yet Biden & his Chiefs of staff abandoned $85bn worth of equipment as a going away present fot the Taliban & nothing will happen to these clowns !!
Even the dogs were left...bastards. Why not get USA citizens out first followed by the military & all the armourey..no just completely *smile* it up....where was a plan....there was none...idiots !!
Have you seen the vids where DH Biden disrespects the fallen when coffins are taken off the plane & all he can do is look at his watch as though he didn't want to be there...he's a *smile* disgrace..I wouldn't *smile* on him if he was on fire !!
Trump had a plan & he would never have left Americans stranded .

Rather ironic you don't criticise Trump for the disrespect he showed to US soldiers and in terms of planning what about the lack of planning around the covid response.
 

AngryAnt

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So let's get this right ...Your *smile* joking saying that DH Biden was successful in his method of leaving Afghanistan, yes they had to get out but the way it was handled is atrocious, no meaningful plan & completely bungled by an inept administration.
I was in the Army & if you lost a rifle you would be charged, yet Biden & his Chiefs of staff abandoned $85bn worth of equipment as a going away present fot the Taliban & nothing will happen to these clowns !!
Even the dogs were left...bastards. Why not get USA citizens out first followed by the military & all the armourey..no just completely *smile* it up....where was a plan....there was none...idiots !!
Have you seen the vids where DH Biden disrespects the fallen when coffins are taken off the plane & all he can do is look at his watch as though he didn't want to be there...he's a *smile* disgrace..I wouldn't *smile* on him if he was on fire !!
Trump had a plan & he would never have left Americans stranded .

That's the spirit Harley!!!
 

DavidSSS

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Dec 11, 2017
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Terrifying.


Yep, pretty scary. The USA is a union of states, not a federation and it is this point which Trump and the RWNJs who follow him are trying to exploit. One of the biggest problems is that a some of what the Republicans are saying is true - under the US Constitution it is in the power of State Legislatures to determine how the Electoral College voters who represent their state are selected. While at present all states do this by a universal ballot of citizens of their state, this is not a given.

The Democrats need to get more control of State Houses, something they should have been doing for decades as they are vulnerable to elections being rigged in many ways by State legislatures. Already there has been a lot of voter suppression, it doesn't take much to imagine that the same legislators will just go the next step and remove voters from the decision if they don't agree with the outcome of an election.

DS
 
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glantone

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Trump getting back in by any means would be so depressing on many levels. But mainly because he's just a reality tv guy suffering from crippling mental disorders. Please no.
 

TigerMasochist

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Makes ya wonder what's going on with the septics politics lately. Since Barry O left the palace it's been a parade of doddering old farts dominating the circus.