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Old 01-17-2017, 07:20 PM   #76
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Old 01-18-2017, 12:15 AM   #77
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Old 01-18-2017, 07:34 AM   #78
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Well, as an American, I frankly find it quite embarrassing that both the Russian President and their director of foreign policy have ... in the clip in the preceding post ... "hit the nail squarely on the head."

I think that we are finally seeing the ushering-out of both "globalization" and "the Cold War."

We also have easy access to foreign perspectives the world over, and we find that they have something to say. The comment about "demagogues in foreign policy" is especially true.

These are the "war hawks," and they will do anything to keep power "as they think it should be." (Namely, in the hands of professional politicians.) They want more and more expansive "trade agreements," even as Britain is rejecting theirs. They'll create fake news propaganda and distribute it widely to the American people. But it never occurs to them that "'The Russians' are the bugaboo!" really doesn't cut it anymore. We're not going to Duck and Cover anymore, even if you tell us to. We'll simply watch the webcam in Red Square and see for ourselves.

The American people did the one thing that the politicos could not imagine them doing: they elected a President unlike any other President who has ever served in the entire history of the nation. The British people did the one thing that Brussels never considered: they decided that their island nation was more important to them than "international trade but at the price of sovereignty."

No, the two situations are not the same, but the essential public action is. The people decided that what their government was "of course" doing, did not serve the public interest, and they (the public) did something about it.

There are problems throughout the planet that have only grown more and more serious during the past forty-odd years. They were the consequences first of post-WW2 policy but especially of the socio-economic policies that (IMHO ...) first materialized about the time of Ronald Reagan's presidency. They've been allowed to continue, unchecked and unquestioned, until ... now.

I also think that, very much thanks to the Internet, people around the world are talking, and they will be demanding more from their legislators than those people are accustomed to. If you're content to "filibuster" for days on end to keep your colleagues from doing their job efficiently, you might soon hear: "Yer fired!"

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Old 01-18-2017, 02:01 PM   #79
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Well, as an American, I frankly find it quite embarrassing that both the Russian President and their director of foreign policy have ... in the clip in the preceding post ... "hit the nail squarely on the head."

I think that we are finally seeing the ushering-out of both "globalization" and "the Cold War."

We also have easy access to foreign perspectives the world over, and we find that they have something to say. The comment about "demagogues in foreign policy" is especially true.

These are the "war hawks," and they will do anything to keep power "as they think it should be." (Namely, in the hands of professional politicians.) They want more and more expansive "trade agreements," even as Britain is rejecting theirs. They'll create fake news propaganda and distribute it widely to the American people. But it never occurs to them that "'The Russians' are the bugaboo!" really doesn't cut it anymore. We're not going to Duck and Cover anymore, even if you tell us to. We'll simply watch the webcam in Red Square and see for ourselves.

The American people did the one thing that the politicos could not imagine them doing: they elected a President unlike any other President who has ever served in the entire history of the nation. The British people did the one thing that Brussels never considered: they decided that their island nation was more important to them than "international trade but at the price of sovereignty."

No, the two situations are not the same, but the essential public action is. The people decided that what their government was "of course" doing, did not serve the public interest, and they (the public) did something about it.

There are problems throughout the planet that have only grown more and more serious during the past forty-odd years. They were the consequences first of post-WW2 policy but especially of the socio-economic policies that (IMHO ...) first materialized about the time of Ronald Reagan's presidency. They've been allowed to continue, unchecked and unquestioned, until ... now.

I also think that, very much thanks to the Internet, people around the world are talking, and they will be demanding more from their legislators than those people are accustomed to. If you're content to "filibuster" for days on end to keep your colleagues from doing their job efficiently, you might soon hear: "Yer fired!"
The thing about it though, the whole 'fake news' is also a half-truth. Again you will see US media practically licking the ass of the gov, and as far as the politicos are concerned, this populist rebellion has clearly shaken them and are using the media now to cry because people are not just blindly following what they say. You also now see actions taken to try to 'protect' us from fake news, i.e. asking Facebook to 'roll out tools' to 'counter' fake news - the problem with this approach is pretty much censorship. At this point, what is to stop a politician or anyone from the US government now trying to get stories taken off, simply because of criticism and evidence to back up claims?

It won't be any different than the PRC demanding curtailments of websites - now the US government will be in the same position and deem whatever it wants. I like how RT is vilified now by all the US media, claiming how it alone is somehow responsible for Clinton's loss, no they just were offering an opposing view whereas the US media particularly CNN - was absolutely aligned with Clinton - and a now former CNN employee (Donna Brazile) leaked debate questions in advance. So per US media, RT bad its fake, never look at RT, so I am doing just the opposite of that .


Besides, fake news ironically bit the big media right in the ass anyways when they went along with the 'Trump leaks' - turned out to be a troll form 4chan on Buzzfeed...

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017...y-4chan-prank/

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Old 01-18-2017, 02:22 PM   #80
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Old 01-18-2017, 03:36 PM   #81
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Dems just keeps shooting itself in the foot
 
Old 01-18-2017, 07:43 PM   #82
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Meh ... "What part of y-o-u ... l-o-s-t" ... don't you understand?"

At this point, "the competition's over." The checkered-flag has been waved and ... (sux to be you) ... you're the second car to pass under it.

So, isn't it time to graciously return your concerns to ... "the country?"

What? Did you think that it was really all about you? . . .
 
Old 01-18-2017, 07:47 PM   #83
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Meh ... "What part of y-o-u ... l-o-s-t" ... don't you understand?"

At this point, "the competition's over." The checkered-flag has been waved and ... (sux to be you) ... you're the second car to pass under it.

So, isn't it time to graciously return your concerns to ... "the country?"

What? Did you think that it was really all about you? . . .
B-b-but , RUSSIA!


Again, these people are so detached from reality - they will grasp at anything. I like how Trump is made out to be a sexist particularly and how 'anti woman' he is, yet never mind that Hillary's financial donars didn't have the best track record of women - Saudi Arabia.......no no , don't focus on that.....


RUSSIA!
 
Old 01-19-2017, 12:49 AM   #84
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So, did anyone even bother to watch Obama's last press conference? I didn't, I just looked for the juicy bits...


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Old 01-19-2017, 01:16 PM   #85
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Lost her mind? Did she even have one to begin with?

And this is from the left, tells you something doesn't it?

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Old 01-21-2017, 12:30 PM   #86
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Old 01-21-2017, 02:53 PM   #87
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I watched a speaker during one of the protests rallies shown on C-Span claim to be a socialist. He then voiced objections to Russia allegedly helping Trump win the election.

I thought to myself "What an idiot. He claims to be a socialist yet does not know what the second "S" in "USSR" stood for" A self-proclaimed socialist finding fault with a former member of the KGB, who wants to recreate the USSR, for allegedly hacking into the email of some idiot who did not know that "password" is not a good password.
 
Old 01-21-2017, 10:41 PM   #88
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I watched a speaker during one of the protests rallies shown on C-Span claim to be a socialist. He then voiced objections to Russia allegedly helping Trump win the election.

I thought to myself "What an idiot. He claims to be a socialist yet does not know what the second "S" in "USSR" stood for" A self-proclaimed socialist finding fault with a former member of the KGB, who wants to recreate the USSR, for allegedly hacking into the email of some idiot who did not know that "password" is not a good password.
Then they deny FBI requests to look at the server. The password bit is hilarious though. Like that bit in Spaceballs:

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President Skroob: "Whats the combination"
Colonel Sanders: "12345"
President Skroob: "12345? Thats amazing! I've got the same combination on my lugguage! Set a course for Druidia, and change the combination to my luggage!"

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Old 01-22-2017, 06:53 AM   #89
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A self-proclaimed socialist finding fault with a former member of the KGB, who wants to recreate the USSR, for allegedly hacking into the email of some idiot who did not know that "password" is not a good password.
Is that actually true? Did they really use "password"? Tell me you're just being ironic.
 
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Is that actually true? Did they really use "password"? Tell me you're just being ironic.
Claim that John Podesta's email password was 'password' lacks evidence

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Perhaps Assange is thinking of a February 2015 email in the WikiLeaks dump. In that email, a staffer tells Podesta that his Windows 8 login on what appears to be a new work computer is username: jpodesta and password: p@ssw0rd.

Interestingly, in another email sent in May 2015, the same staffer tells Podesta his Apple ID password: Runner4567.

So we have two of Podesta’s passwords, but neither are for his email account.
One hopes the passwords were changed after mailing them...
 
  


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