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1   Patrick   1380/1380 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 18, 5:50pm  ↑ like (7)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

The Democrats need to keep on losing over and over before they will deign to consider that it may well be their own attitude that is costing them elections.

2   zzyzzx   416/416 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 17, 8:23am  ↑ like (7)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

3   Patrick   1380/1380 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 20, 9:04am  ↑ like (6)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

1. The price is just for the land. The house is a scraper. The sale price would have been even higher without the additional cost to remove that shack.
2. The article is one of tens of thousands placed by realtor scum in a propaganda move to give the impression that the housing market is so hot that houses go for over asking.
3. They would never have accepted their asking price. It was a fraud specifically designed to manipulate public opinion. And it worked.

4   Patrick   1380/1380 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 19, 9:14pm  ↑ like (6)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Lol, only one of those offers was proven to really exist.

5   iwog   751/751 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 18, 9:57am  ↑ like (6)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

"How do you get rid of racism in America?"
"Stop talking about it. I’m going to stop calling you a white man. And I’m going to ask you to stop calling me a black man. "

~ Morgan Freeman

More people on the left and the right should take this advice.

6   Patrick   1380/1380 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 22, 3:22pm  ↑ like (5)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Marvel fan? I don't get that.

Sure, Trump the person is not the greatest guy, but he represents something Obama completely failed at: hope and change. Obama instantly got on his knees and aggressively sucked banker dick for 8 years straight. Trump is outside the current elitist leftist cult that runs the mainstream press and DC and systematically divides all of us by identity every day so that we don't ever get united as mere citizens and start talking about who is running off with all the productivity gains of the last 30 years.

Trump is even outside of the Republican Party really. You knew when you saw pictures of GW with Elen DeGeneres that really GW was in on the whole "two party" scam, and there is really just one party, and both sides of that one party represent Capital alone, and both say fuck Labor because being working class always means that it's personally your fault that you're not the boss. Everyone can be the boss, all at the same time, if they all just try hard enough! Right?

So what it came down to for the country was a choice between stinky Hillary and more of the same old shit, or a kinda sleazy real estate billionaire who definitely cares more about his reputation than anything else. Uh, choice number two please! No brainer. The Democrats ran someone that no one on earth actually likes, so it was pretty much just suicide on their part.

7   Lashkar_i_Trumpi   787/787 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 20, 1:12pm  ↑ like (5)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Insurance isn't health care. They make money on health care denial.

8   Booger   219/219 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 20, 4:59am  ↑ like (5)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

9   Straw Man   213/213 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 19, 9:33pm  ↑ like (5)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Fucking morons.

10   zzyzzx   416/416 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 19, 11:31am  ↑ like (5)   ↓ dislike (1)   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Keep your dog on a leash would have prevented this. I blame the irresponsible dog owner. It should be OK to shoot any dog that enters your yard, especially a pit bull.

11   Booger   219/219 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 18, 7:38pm  ↑ like (5)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

12   Quigley   325/327 = 99% civil   private mesage   6:03am today  ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Bernie lost most of his credibility with me and the rest of the anti-establishment crowd when he sold out to the Clinton machine for money and a new house.

13   Booger   219/219 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 22, 4:33pm  ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

14   Patrick   1380/1380 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 22, 4:15pm  ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

Another big advantage of the Trump presidency: the sheer entertainment value of watching him play with the media.

15   Lashkar_i_Trumpi   787/787 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 22, 3:37pm  ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

joeyjojojunior says

And you think that's a good thing?

Big fan of Citizens United, are you?

He promised and accomplished it, that is all.

I'm not a big fan of racial discrimination either, something that Leftish Courts have pushed in the last few decades via anti-merit Affirmative Action, and just upheld again last year.

Patrick says

So what it came down to for the country was a choice between stinky Hillary and more of the same old shit, or a kinda sleazy real estate billionaire who definitely cares more about his reputation than anything else. Uh, choice number two please! No brainer. The Democrats ran someone that no one on earth actually likes, so it was pretty much just suicide on their part.

YEP! I prefer a politician who made his money before he took office, rather than after. Right Clinton and Blair?

16   Lashkar_i_Trumpi   787/787 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 22, 2:22pm  ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

17   Fucking White Male   149/150 = 99% civil   private mesage   Apr 22, 11:31am  ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

The problem is that figuring out say the right or wrong economic path is not clear cut and may take a very long time. For instance it took the Soviet Union decades to economically collapse, although there was also ample evidence of communisms failure far sooner than the economic collapse.

To take it a step further, capitalists use the soviet economy as proof positive of non viability as an economic system while socialists explain it away for various reasons. Yet there are intelligent people on both sides of that argument.

The whole reason for this is people who post here, almost entirely individuals who STAUNCHLY support the Democrat party, seem insistent on labeling anyone who doesn't conform with their politics view as lacking intelligence. It's an incorrect view, and it's extremely counterproductive unless you believe in following Rules For Radicals.

18   Strategist   937/939 = 99% civil   private mesage   Apr 21, 7:05pm  ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

marcus says

Trump owns billions in leveraged real estate assets, mortgaged at low interest rates. He stands to gain BILLIONS if he can engineer some serious inflation.

Can you say conflict of interest ?

No conflict of interest. He is gonna be President for the next 8 years. Show me one multi billionaire who wants another billion at age 80.
Marcus, you are so naive. Poor people dream of millions. The middle class dreams of tens of millions. Billionaires don't want more billions, they want to be powerful and go down in history as having done good for the world.

19   Patrick   1380/1380 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 21, 3:04pm  ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

They seem to think they can change reality by wishing really hard.

20   FP   167/167 = 100% civil   private mesage   Apr 21, 2:15pm  ↑ like (4)   ↓ dislike   quote   top   bottom   home   share  

TPP - that was a very low hanging fruit.

Visas of Muslim "terrorists" - the countries where the terrorists have actually been coming from were not affected. He created a huge mess and caused trouble to ordinary people who had been admitted here legally.

Deporting illegals - Obama had already ramped up the deportations. In any case, targeting poor, defenseless people is not something I'll be cheering.

H1b visas - hasn't done anything meaningful. I doubt he will.

NAFTA - started backtracking on his election campaign rhetoric.

Obamacare - didn't do what promised.

Syria - still early to tell. Obviously depends on which faction of his surroundings prevails. Right now it looks like Bannon is losing.

As far as I am concerned, Trump has played his part - preventing Hillary from being elected.

Apart from this, I have some (not big) hope that he normalizes relations with Russia and is tough on China.

If he does anything to limit H1b's, that will be a pleasant surprise, but I wouldn't hold my breath.

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