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  1. Comment on AG William Barr Releases Mueller Report’s Principal Conclusion in ~news

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    I really don't get what people were hoping for out of this report. If Trump was to get removed from office it would have happened already. And the media screwed up the reporting on this big time...

    I really don't get what people were hoping for out of this report. If Trump was to get removed from office it would have happened already. And the media screwed up the reporting on this big time acting like it was a sure thing that Trump was going to get caught in the investigation. Hope more people become jaded with our politicians and justice system and move left though.

    5 votes
  2. Comment on IMO, Trump 2020 is better than a non-progressive Democrat in ~talk

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    I think you're talking about how politics operates in cycles. It's extremely hard for Democratic Presidents to win after two terms of their own party in power, likewise for Republicans. For...

    I think you're talking about how politics operates in cycles. It's extremely hard for Democratic Presidents to win after two terms of their own party in power, likewise for Republicans. For Congress, midterm elections side against the party of the President. In that sense, if you elect a moderate Democrat and Republicans elect Bush 2 or Trump, national discourse and policy veers to the right.

    You aren't really wrong for that fear since it's been whats happening but I think you have to consider yourself that the American voter base really isn't as Progressive as you or I would like. If you want to make the GOP a permanent minority party that means you're going to have to accept moderate Democrats into the party. Sitting out elections just means politicians can consider you a non-voter and won't represent you whatsoever.

    2 votes
  3. Comment on IMO, Trump 2020 is better than a non-progressive Democrat in ~talk

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    That's going to depend on the Democrat pushing for actual solutions to reduce carbon emissions. If they say they believe climate change is happening and do nothing/very little then that's pretty...

    That's going to depend on the Democrat pushing for actual solutions to reduce carbon emissions. If they say they believe climate change is happening and do nothing/very little then that's pretty bad. I don't think it's an issue that can wait anymore.

    3 votes
  4. Comment on IMO, Trump 2020 is better than a non-progressive Democrat in ~talk

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    A large part of Congress being unable to pass legislation is the Senate filibuster. I'd be surprised in 2020/2024( in this scenario) if a Dem (that isn't Biden/Beto/Klobuchar) wins that they don't...

    A large part of Congress being unable to pass legislation is the Senate filibuster. I'd be surprised in 2020/2024( in this scenario) if a Dem (that isn't Biden/Beto/Klobuchar) wins that they don't nuke it.

    2 votes
  5. Comment on IMO, Trump 2020 is better than a non-progressive Democrat in ~talk

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    The Supreme Court has changed numbers several times in the 1800s before it was set to 9. I think if Trump was a bad enough two term President, expanding the Supreme Court wouldn't sound so crazy...

    The Supreme Court has changed numbers several times in the 1800s before it was set to 9. I think if Trump was a bad enough two term President, expanding the Supreme Court wouldn't sound so crazy and could be an actual campaign talking point.

    5 votes
  6. Comment on Paul Manafort sentenced to 47 months in prison for tax and bank fraud in ~news

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    He got less than even his defense attorney's asked for... I wonder what's gonna happen if Democrats get control of all three branches.

    He got less than even his defense attorney's asked for... I wonder what's gonna happen if Democrats get control of all three branches.

    4 votes
  7. Comment on Venezuela opposition leader swears himself in as interim president in ~news

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    Reading more on Venezuela, what Chavez and Maduro did was pure idiocy. On the other hand, I'm not looking forward to the results of regime change by the United States given the history of it. Also...

    Reading more on Venezuela, what Chavez and Maduro did was pure idiocy. On the other hand, I'm not looking forward to the results of regime change by the United States given the history of it.

    Also it's a little weird that instagram and twitter are unverifying Maduro....

    9 votes
  8. Comment on Finally, A Personality Quiz Backed By Science in ~misc

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    To be honest, I'm not sure how to feel about these tests because people are bound to overrate and/or underrate themselves.

    To be honest, I'm not sure how to feel about these tests because people are bound to overrate and/or underrate themselves.

    5 votes
  9. Comment on Donald Trump Was Never Vetted in ~news

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    Makes sense when the media is more interested in covering their bills and then some than it is covering the truth. I don't really think they are ever going to self-correct.

    Makes sense when the media is more interested in covering their bills and then some than it is covering the truth. I don't really think they are ever going to self-correct.

  10. Comment on Conservative Christian group launches campaign against “Buddhist meditation” in public schools in ~humanities

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    If only it was something they wrote...

    If only it was something they wrote...

    5 votes
  11. Comment on Top Riot Executive Suspended Without Pay Following Investigation Over Workplace Misconduct in ~games

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    I don't know if executives getting lighter punishments than the rest is necessarily exclusive to Riot. It seems like a common problem nowadays.

    I don't know if executives getting lighter punishments than the rest is necessarily exclusive to Riot. It seems like a common problem nowadays.

    2 votes