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Comment Re:Is Trump violent? (Score 1) 858

And wait, the KKK and Westboro Baptist "Church" are both culturally conservative institutions which is the domain of the Republican party. Just because the KKK was pro democrat back when the South was doesnt mean they didnt flip over to the Republican party with the rest of the South during the civil rights movement.

I have no idea where you're getting Westboro is some how a attached to the Democratic party but just off the top of my head the Republican party is the one with all the hangups about gays, transgenders, and the like, the protesting of which is why anyone knows who Westboro "church" are. It's not blue states that made a big fuss when gay marriage was made legal nationally. It is blue states that legalized gay marriage before the supreme court case though.

Comment Re:Is Trump violent? (Score 1) 858

Please quote my exact text where I bring up the angry activists "first".

As for protesters coming from other states, that's not something that never happens without some crazy conspiracy or some shadow group to pick up travel expenses. Traveling between US states is hardly a major expense.

It also follows that some one driven to travel to another state to protest something is more likely to be of the fanatically type who causes trouble over local protesters who are invested in their local community. thus the much higher ratio of arrests for what was incredibly likely to be a minority of the protesters.

Shoot, I remember during the Iraq war protests in San Francisco prior to our invasion a good sized crew of Oregon anarchists came into town and used the protest an excused to do some gorilla action style vandalism and that's only from my own experience from the one major protest I've ever attended.

With the information you've furnished here it really feels like you're starting with the assumption of conspiracy and then grasping at anything that supports that. You've certainly failed to produce any actual evidence as everything you've posted is pure conjecture.

Comment Re:Yeah but there's a whole world out there (Score 1) 858


Russian culture grew from that of the East Slavs, with their pagan beliefs and specific way of life in the wooded areas of Eastern Europe. Early Russian culture was much influenced by neighbouring Finno-Ugric tribes and by nomadic, mainly Kipchak and Iranic peoples of the Pontic steppe. In the late 1st millennium AD the Varangians (supposedly Scandinavian Vikings), also took part in the forming of Russian identity and Kievan Rus' state. Kievan Rus' had accepted Orthodox Christianity from the Eastern Roman Empire in 988, and this largely defined the Russian culture of the next millennium as the synthesis of Slavic and Byzantine cultures.[7]

Your whole culture is based on those from East and South of you


The Cyrillic script /srlk/ is a writing system used for various alphabets across Eastern Europe and north and central Asia. It is based on the Early Cyrillic, which was developed in the First Bulgarian Empire during the 9th century AD at the Preslav Literary School.[2][3][4] It is the basis of alphabets used in various languages, past and present, in parts of Southeastern Europe and Northern Eurasia, especially those of Slavic origin, and non-Slavic languages influenced by Russian

Your alphabet too.

Even Russia's brief dabbling in communism was taking an idea from a Brit.

Really by your logic where you claim Ukraine should be part of Russia because of a common cultural history, Russia should be collectively annexed by Eastern Europe, not your backwards Russia annexing them.

Comment Re: Hillary's a witch! Burn her! (Score 1) 858

Last things first because it's easy

Some samples:

"On taxes, "the Clinton plan is pretty much Obama extended," Williams said. "On the whole, she proposes a fairly small increase in taxes that would be borne almost entirely by the wealthy." Her plan would increase revenues collected by $1.1 trillion over 10 years, according to the Tax Policy Center’s modeling."

"Moody’s concluded that Trump’s proposals would make the U.S. economy less global and would substantially increase the federal debt, benefit the wealthy disproportionately, and push unemployment up. "

As for exacerbating current racial tensions it's how he talks about about racial groups and uses xenophobia as a tool.

"When Mexico sends its people, they're not sending their best. They're not sending you. They're not sending you. They're sending people that have lots of problems, and they're bringing those problems with us. They're bringing drugs. They're bringing crime. They're rapists."

His lovely tweet "#JebBush has to like Mexican Illegals because of his wife"

His insistence that we have to fear all Muslims immigrants

It's certainly a less clear cut point then his budget plan as it can't be easily quantified like money can but it's there.

Comment Re:Is Trump violent? (Score 1) 858

Man, I know BLM can get out of hand some times but to hear you talk about them it sounds like they're part of some super conspiracy / civilization ending. Furthermore, Clinton has never supported any of their getting out of hand but has most certainly supported their core message of trying to bring attention to the problems in our black communities.

Comment Re:Yeah but there's a whole world out there (Score 1) 858

I believe our aid into Syria was completed restricted to non military aid before ISIS came into the picture so the whole US using Syria as part of a proxy war against Russia doesnt really hold up. We only started bombing and sending in special forces teams when ISIS became a major issue.

Comment Re:Yeah but there's a whole world out there (Score 1) 858

Your reasoning is ridiculous. They speak their own language which makes them culturally distinct from Russia right there. Just because they share some distant bloodline with Russians isn't reason enough for Russian to just move in and annex them. If that's how the world worked most of the worlds boarders would have to be redrawn.

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