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Re: The Elephant in the Living Room, part 1
« Reply #30 on: April 30, 2016, 07:34:14 pm »
I want to slam that on FB.

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Re: The Elephant in the Living Room, part 1
« Reply #31 on: April 30, 2016, 07:46:41 pm »
Looking at it in context (http://imgur.com/a/pj2NJ), I think the highlight one (which was third in production but ended up first on the list) is the way to go. I really liked the italic font, but it's challenging to read even on a relatively boring background.
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Re: The Elephant in the Living Room, part 1
« Reply #32 on: April 30, 2016, 07:47:58 pm »
(Sorry for propaganda-ing up your thread, Roger)
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Re: The Elephant in the Living Room, part 1
« Reply #33 on: May 01, 2016, 06:23:50 pm »
(Sorry for propaganda-ing up your thread, Roger)

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Re: The Elephant in the Living Room, part 1
« Reply #34 on: May 02, 2016, 10:55:28 am »
I wish so bad that someone would show up at a Cruz/Fiorina rally or town hall or whatever and when there's an opportunity for questions, that someone would say, "uh, yeah, hi - um, this question is for Carly - PC Load Letter? WTF Does that mean??"
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Re: The Elephant in the Living Room, part 1
« Reply #35 on: May 03, 2016, 09:36:06 pm »
I've almost shit myself a few times watching the Sanders campaign go through fits quite similar to the ones experienced by Ron Paul supporters in the final days of that campaign. I have no small number of ties to the right and so had a fine vantage to observe the effects on friends and family alike. The actual endgame has been nearly identical.

1. Note unfair media coverage and overt signs of vote rigging to everyone around you regardless of levels of interest expressed.
2. Freak out and hiss at anybody that is disinterested or that expresses a different opinion as though the most monstrous of humans had just vomited blasphemies and demons all over your pristine fucking holy ground.
3. Abandon ship entirely or threaten publicly to aid the opposition purely out of spite when the final votes come in and NO they will not be investigating all of the things you've been griping about.
4. Get all "revolutionary" with your bad self and continue to shit on folks who may have decided that the status quo wasn't so very bad or that your particular utopia wasn't really their idea of an eternal paradise.
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Re: The Elephant in the Living Room, part 1
« Reply #36 on: May 16, 2016, 02:12:04 am »
I definitely agree with your OP, Roger, though I think many of these Bernie or bust types are going to calm the fuck down, suck it up, and vote for Hillary after they're done pouting.
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Re: The Elephant in the Living Room, part 1
« Reply #37 on: May 16, 2016, 02:16:36 am »
I feel if Bernie were really sincere about a "revolution", he would immediately pivot his current momentum into changing the makeup of the House and Senate, where an influx of leather-leaning politicians would begin forming a base to a more liberal government.

That's how I misread that.

But it's also a really good point. I was hoping that if he won, he would get people involved not just with scrutinizing their Congresscritters, but also their local elections as well.
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