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Re: Politics (formerly Election 2012)

Postby Koatanga » Thu Jan 24, 2013 6:41 pm

Possibly an automatic response to protect you from all things Carly Rae Jepsen. Understandable.
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Re: Politics (formerly Election 2012)

Postby Fivelives » Thu Jan 24, 2013 10:05 pm

It boggles my mind that ANY woman could support some crazy shit like that New Mexico abortion bill, let alone sponsor it. Let's just push women's suffrage back a couple of decades, why don't we?
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Re: Politics (formerly Election 2012)

Postby Passionario » Fri Jan 25, 2013 5:35 am

Fivelives wrote:It boggles my mind that ANY woman could support some crazy shit like that New Mexico abortion bill, let alone sponsor it.

Internalized misogyny?
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Re: Politics (formerly Election 2012)

Postby Fetzie » Fri Jan 25, 2013 6:56 am

Koatanga wrote:Possibly an automatic response to protect you from all things Carly Rae Jepsen. Understandable.

Going by her Live Lounge performance, out of the 2012 one/two hit wonders she is the only one of them that can actually hit a note and hold it without an auto-tune.


/on topic: I can't see how anybody takes these ultra-republicans seriously enough to elect them.
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Re: Politics (formerly Election 2012)

Postby Klaudandus » Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:03 am

Bottom of the gene-pool, I tell you...

seriously... we're quite the political laughingstock...
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Re: Politics (formerly Election 2012)

Postby Shoju » Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:06 am

Klaudandus wrote:Bottom of the gene-pool, I tell you...

seriously... we're quite the political laughingstock...


Yep. In the panic / paranoia ridden delusions of the ultra conservative to combat the evils of Theological Tyrants who oppress their people with burgeoning laws based on religious views, they have become that which they intended to stop.

If it wasn't so absolutely shitbag crazy and appalling, you'd think it was a good storyline for a comic hero. But they even found a way to ruin that angle.
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Re: Politics (formerly Election 2012)

Postby bldavis » Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:07 am

Fetzie wrote:/on topic: I can't see how anybody takes these ultra-republicans seriously enough to elect them.

they are typically older people that holding on to their ultra conservative values, or younger folks raised with them
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Re: Politics (formerly Election 2012)

Postby Aubade » Fri Jan 25, 2013 3:48 pm

They are voted in by a majority of people who are republicans because that's who they are. They vote republican straight down the line, regardless if they know who the person is or not.
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Re: Politics (formerly Election 2012)

Postby bldavis » Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:51 pm

Aubade wrote:They are voted in by a majority of people who are republicans because that's who they are. They vote republican straight down the line, regardless if they know who the person is or not.

much better explanation...
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Re: Politics (formerly Election 2012)

Postby Koatanga » Fri Jan 25, 2013 9:37 pm

Fivelives wrote:It boggles my mind that ANY woman could support some crazy shit like that New Mexico abortion bill, let alone sponsor it. Let's just push women's suffrage back a couple of decades, why don't we?

Well, you can't spell "crazy" without "R (AZ)"
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Re: Politics (formerly Election 2012)

Postby bldavis » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:13 pm

but...that bill is in NM....:?
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Re: Politics (formerly Election 2012)

Postby Koatanga » Fri Jan 25, 2013 10:18 pm

bldavis wrote:but...that bill is in NM....:?

Well, AZ doesn't have an exclusive on bat-crap-crazy Republicans, just a lot of em. Maybe one escaped to NM?
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Re: Politics (formerly Election 2012)

Postby fuzzygeek » Fri Jan 25, 2013 11:06 pm

The discourse in this thread is illuminating.
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Re: Politics (formerly Election 2012)

Postby Shoju » Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:04 am

fuzzygeek wrote:The discourse in this thread is illuminating.


I'm unsure what you mean by this.

And for my daily Political interaction: Shit like this drives me bonkers. I don't know if this letter is real, but there have been reports lately of companies who are laying off workers as a way of dealing with "Obamacare" or "Obamatax" or whatever they want to call it.

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This is the same batshit insanity that I reference above, when I said that they have become the very thing that they fear. You didn't vote the same way I did? Fine. You're fired.

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Yes. That's TOTALLY American. I really have a serious problem with the companies who are doing it this way. Not performance related. Politics related. Firing someone over this, (and the fact that there are plenty of places where it is legal to do so) is the most mindnumbingly shittastic thing in the world.

This is still discrimination. But currently, it's not outlawed in many states. What's the difference between firing someone based on Age, Sex, Race, Relgion, or Politics? You are still discriminating against them.
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Re: Politics (formerly Election 2012)

Postby Torquemada » Mon Jan 28, 2013 10:43 am

It's only fair that liberals have their fair share of mouth breathers, too:
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I'm seriously reconsidering my stances on abortion based on this cretin. I used to support it being legal as a necessary but distasteful evil. Now I'm starting to think that maybe it is a good idea for some people.
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