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#1509418 --- 11/21/17 12:28 PM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: Timbo]
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Originally Posted By: Timbo
Originally Posted By: ThomasDecker
How about you explain who the disenfranchised are, and who's suppressing their vote?

OK, let's start with aggressively gerrymandered Republican voting districts (recently ruled by multiple supreme courts to be inherently illegal/unconstitional), Republican voter ID laws (ditto), intense efforts to deny absentee ballots, slash polling locations in poor (read: minority) communities and dramatically cut voting hours.

Next ridiculous question...
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Poor mad little you!

You're describing gerrymandered backwards. "Gerrymandered" is a basic Liberal Democrat tactic. laugh

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#1509422 --- 11/21/17 01:53 PM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: ThomasDecker]
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I think that he described it to a tee, Gerrymander is the racist and demographic reorganization to give a supposed disadvantage party a better playing field. Now in the case of Trump, to give him the appearance of being normal, psychiatrics & mental institutions had to set free a lot of previously mentally ill patients, the world know them better as Trump supporters. Something tells me that you were not at the top of intellect scale when it came to education, thus the reason you stocked shelves most of your life.....but hey, according to Trumpites, they're just as smart as scholars..... thus the reason logic is now illogical in the Trump arena.

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#1509428 --- 11/21/17 04:33 PM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: Formermac]
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Originally Posted By: Formermac
I think that he described it to a tee, Gerrymander is the racist and demographic reorganization to give a supposed disadvantage party a better playing field. Now in the case of Trump, to give him the appearance of being normal, psychiatrics & mental institutions had to set free a lot of previously mentally ill patients, the world know them better as Trump supporters. Something tells me that you were not at the top of intellect scale when it came to education, thus the reason you stocked shelves most of your life.....but hey, according to Trumpites, they're just as smart as scholars..... thus the reason logic is now illogical in the Trump arena.



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"I think"


There's your problem.

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#1509431 --- 11/21/17 05:28 PM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: ThomasDecker]
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LOL, your problem is the fact that you don't think son. Over the years, I've voted Republican, Democratic, Independent and even Green party, those decisions are based on the best candidate instead of the ignorance you elicit....vote for a racist, pedophile, womanizer, dullard.....as long as they're Republican. When you take a person like Trump who possesses a questionable past and note his failures.....what made you think that he would be successful? It's like asking you if you were Valedictorian while seeing you hold down menial jobs your whole life....... wink

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#1509433 --- 11/21/17 05:41 PM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: Formermac]
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We know, you're just feigning ignorance to impress us by stating that a professional can mingle with the commoners. whistle

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#1509438 --- 11/21/17 07:13 PM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: ThomasDecker]
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#1509440 --- 11/21/17 07:34 PM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: ThomasDecker]
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Originally Posted By: ThomasDecker

Sociopaths usually think they are. whistle
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#1509442 --- 11/21/17 07:41 PM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: ThomasDecker]
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Originally Posted By: ThomasDecker
"Gerrymandered" is a basic Liberal Democrat tactic. laugh

Then why is it that over the past 30 years, virtually even gerrymandered district that has significantly changed voting outcomes, has been orchestrated by Republicans, Hmmm?

From the unassailable Princeton Election Consortium.

Gerrymanders: Busting the both-sides-do-it myth.
http://election.princeton.edu/2012/12/30/gerrymanders-part-1-busting-the-both-sides-do-it-myth/

You're so full of it, your eyes are brown.
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#1509489 --- 11/22/17 08:14 AM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: Timbo]
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Originally Posted By: Timbo
Originally Posted By: ThomasDecker

Sociopaths usually think they are. whistle


We shouldn't do it but playing little games on the mentally challenged people is somewhat hilarious. There are some individuals who never graduated high school or attended college but are very intellectual and wise but when you get someone like Tommyboy, that display no signs of college degree or wisdom, you gotta call it just like it is..........a clear and present danger not only to himself but society as a whole.......example: follow the mentality of every trump supporter that publically voice their approval of the man....the rest are hiding in embarrassment as what they voted into office.

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#1509571 --- 11/22/17 09:02 PM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: Formermac]
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I don't think I would put you in the rocket scientist category Winky!

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#1509574 --- 11/22/17 09:07 PM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: gassy one]
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I didn't go to school for science but became very successful in the field of electronics. What are the chances that I have 3 times more than you in terms of happiness, material possession and comfort. Who just came home from work???????????NOT ME!!!!!!! wink

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#1509581 --- 11/22/17 09:18 PM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: Formermac]
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But braggers actually have nothing! The only reason you have anything is because you were a contractor! I know all about contractors and how they do 75% of their jobs in cash to avoid paying taxes thus giving them wealth & material things on the backs of us that have to pay our fair share WINKY!

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#1509583 --- 11/22/17 09:24 PM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: Formermac]
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Originally Posted By: Formermac
I didn't go to school for science but became very successful in the field of electronics. What are the chances that I have 3 times more than you in terms of happiness, material possession and comfort. Who just came home from work???????????NOT ME!!!!!!! wink


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I didn't go to school for science

Yeah, we know, it was play acting.

[/quote] but became very successful in the field of electronics.[/quote]

We know! Slopping chow on a plate with a little gravy, isn't electronics...genius.

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#1509622 --- 11/23/17 07:18 AM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: ThomasDecker]
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Happy Thanksgiving Thomas.

Yes I "brag" because I'm thankful for the life that was given me. How about you?

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#1509869 --- 11/26/17 03:21 AM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: gassy one]
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Originally Posted By: gassy one
I know all about contractors and how they do 75% of their jobs in cash to avoid paying taxes thus giving them wealth & material things on the backs of us that have to pay our fair share!
Yup. That is how Trump did it. That is why he is the only presidential candidate in the last 50 years who will not show us his income tax return. A businessman in the White House would have been fine if he had been a CEO who had to answer to a board of directors and shareholders.

But Trump just ran a very large mom and pop operation where he was a dictator and answered to no one. He is trying to run the White House the same way with his family in there. He has no loyalty to anyone else but his family. And I literally mean no one else. But he is having trouble saying "your fired" in this job. His firing of the FBI director looks like it will be his fatal mistake in this job.

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#1509933 --- 11/26/17 09:26 PM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: kyle585]
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Yeah sure Kyle! The country needs to be run like a business after all the Obama handouts over 8 years!

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#1509941 --- 11/27/17 01:30 AM Re: "This game destroys people's brains" [Re: gassy one]
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Originally Posted By: gassy one
Yeah sure Kyle! The country needs to be run like a business after all the Obama handouts over 8 years!
This is how Trump the bully and businessman made his fortune.

http://www.nj.com/opinion/index.ssf/2016/09/nj_businessman_i_sold_trump_100k_worth_of_pianos.html

My relationship with Trump began in 1989, when he asked me to supply several grand and upright pianos to his then-new Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City.

I'd been running a music store for more than 30 years at that point, selling instruments to local schools and residents. My business was very much a family affair (my grandsons still run the store). And I had a great relationship with my customers -- no one had ever failed to pay.

I was thrilled to get a $100,000 contract from Trump. It was one of the biggest sales I'd ever made. I was supposed to deliver and tune the pianos; the Trump corporation would pay me within 90 days. I asked my lawyer if I should ask for payment upfront, and he laughed. "It's Donald Trump!" he told me. "He's got lots of money."

But when I requested payment, the Trump corporation hemmed and hawed. Its executives avoided my calls and crafted excuses. After a couple of months, I got a letter telling me that the casino was short on funds. They would pay 70 percent of what they owed me. There was no negotiating. I didn't know what to do -- I couldn't afford to sue the Trump corporation, and I needed money to pay my piano suppliers. So I took the $70,000.

Losing $30,000 was a big hit to me and my family. The profit from Trump was meant to be a big part of my salary for the year. So I made much less. There was no money to help grow my business. I had fewer pianos in the showroom and a smaller advertising budget.

Because of Trump, my store stagnated for a couple of years. It made me feel really bad, like I'd been taken advantage of. I was embarrassed.

Today, when I hear Trump brag about paying small business owners less than he agreed, I get angry.

He's always suggesting that the people who worked for him didn't do the right job, didn't complete their work on time, that something was wrong. But I delivered quality pianos, tuned and ready to go. I did everything right. And then Trump cheated me. It's a callous way to do business.

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