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US approaches a One Party Totalitarian Dictatorship

How Close is the US to a One-Party Totalitarian Dictatorship?

  • Nowhere near

    Votes: 35 60.3%
  • Very near

    Votes: 23 39.7%

  • Total voters
    58

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Get a grip. Democracy was nowhere near ending on Jan 6th. Out of tens of thousands of demonstrators, a few hundred rioted and entered the Capitol. Out of that few hundred a handful - you can count them on your fingers - are being investigated - not even charged, much less convicted - of having some vague plan of actually doing anything meaningful.

OMG

It had nothing to do with the Trump maggots acting deplorable.

Good grief. I am so disheartened at the level of posts I read here.

Do you read the nonsense you post? "If Trump GETS ELECTED, democracy will die." No, if Trump gets elected (and I hope he doesn't), then democracy will have been served. Democracy doesn't die because somebody you don't like GETS ELECTED.

OK, now I am reeling. Mind blowing ignorance in this post. You have no clue yet again what I speak to.

We're not oblivious, just not living in your alternate unreality.

Your posts are certainly not on the same plane as mine. I give you that.

So sad. So so sad.
 

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Trump who tried it did us all a favor.

SIAP
 

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Clown posts may make for personal delight but they speak in ways you do not want to others.
The point would be - you and your brethren rioted, looted, threatened, assaulted, destroyed businesses, etc, for 4 freaking years!!!

Grow up!!

4 years of your childish BS... you're ignorant and completely brainwashed.
 

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The point would be - you and your brethren rioted, looted, threatened, assaulted, destroyed businesses, etc, for 4 freaking years!!!

Grow up!!

4 years of your childish BS... you're ignorant and completely brainwashed.

I am a republican, again your post is wildly ignorant.

But thanks for the effort!
 

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I am a republican, again your post is wildly ignorant.

But thanks for the effort!
You're a "Republican", and you think 1/6 was almost "the end of democracy"??

Are you being sarcastic??

BTW, I'm not a Republican.
 

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Nooner, I'll bet you are tagged as a RINO like me

What happens is that both sides hate you.

I understand it though. It takes courage to stand alone. To walk without tribe is not natural.
 

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What happens is that both sides hate you.

I understand it though. It takes courage to stand alone. To walk without tribe is not natural.
Nooner, I'll bet you are tagged as a RINO like me

Okay fellas, lol...

Why does it take so much courage to straddle the line between socialist party A and socialist party B??
 

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You're a "Republican", and you think 1/6 was almost "the end of democracy"??

Are you being sarcastic??

BTW, I'm not a Republican.

Try to follow. Pence searched everywhere for confirmation bias so he could through the election into the House.

Had he done so, and by all reports, he almost did, that would have ended democracy.

That is what I refer to when I refer to 1/6. Not some tea baggers turned MAGA degenerates.

As I said before, your posts are not replying to my posts on my level.
 

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Okay fellas, lol...

Why does it take so much courage to straddle the line between socialist party A and socialist party B??

Trust me, my answer would elude you.

Like I said, our posts are on different planes.
Go away
or
follow me, read my posts for a few months and learn.

The choice is yours.
 

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What happens is that both sides hate you.
But you cant stop trying to teach can you? I know what you mean. Which is why I usually avoid these kinda things.
Wanna talk motorsports?
I'm in.
 

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Try to follow. Pence searched everywhere for confirmation bias so he could through the election into the House.

Had he done so, and by all reports, he almost did, that would have ended democracy.

That is what I refer to when I refer to 1/6. Not some tea baggers turned MAGA degenerates.

As I said before, your posts are not replying to my posts on my level.
I responded to a single post of yours, without context... fair enough.

That said, why do you think throwing the election to the house would "end democracy"??

It's happened 3 times in our nation's history, 1801, 1825, and 1877.

And each time our REPUBLIC, not "democracy", survived.
 

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Trust me, my answer would elude you.

Like I said, our posts are on different planes.
Go away
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follow me, read my posts for a few months and learn.

The choice is yours.
There isn't much that is unfamiliar to me in politics and history. Been debating and educating on these topics for decades.

"One of the great challenges in life is knowing enough to think you're right but not enough to know you're wrong

― Neil deGrasse Tyson

P.S. I can't stand Tyson, but it's such a great quote, I use it anyway.
 

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why do you think throwing the election to the house would "end democracy"??

Because it would be, as you said, throwing the election. By definition, democracy would have ended.

We all know Biden won by a very healthy margin and that the House would have given the election to Trump.
It would mean the popular vote was over for good and that all future election would go to the majority in the House which heavily favors the minority.

We all need to stand up to Trump. Not just the DEms, me, Cheney and retiring or retired republicans.
 

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There isn't much that is unfamiliar to me in politics and history. Been debating and educating on these topics for decades.

Then why such shallow replies to my rather simple posts?
 

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I am shocked to see the vote so far. 58% are oblivious to the fact that we came within a hair of ending democracy on January 6th? And that things have only gotten MUCH worse?

Straight up, if Trump gets elected in 2024, democracy will die. It is teetering now.

That so many are oblivious is truly sad.
nooner,
You have such little faith in the strength of our government that you actually believed we were at risk of ending democracy on 1/6?
I can't believe you would know what they would look like?
A bunch of rag-tag rioters entering the Capitol with no weapons and no purpose other than to harass politicians trying to do their job.
What are we oblivious about? How could our brand of democracy have ended on 1/6 given that bunch of un-coordinated rioters?
You must really think our country is weak.
Is it your hatred of Trump that fuels your belief or just not thinking through how the government could have actually been taken over?
 

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If Republicans completely burn themselves into the ground with Jewish Space Lasers, Dems will split into Progs and Dems and we'll have a two party system again.
 

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Then why such shallow replies to my rather simple posts?
It really is hard to give you an in-depth reply to your half-baked notion of the entire country losing its democracy because of a mob of crazy rioters wanting to halt a democratic process.
Even if it was halted on 1/6, it could have resumed the next day and complete its mission.
 

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It really is hard to give you an in-depth reply to your half-baked notion of the entire country losing its democracy because of a mob of crazy rioters wanting to halt a democratic process.
Even if it was halted on 1/6, it could have resumed the next day and complete its mission.
As I recall it did resume the next day and completed its mission.
 

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Get a grip. Democracy was nowhere near ending on Jan 6th. Out of tens of thousands of demonstrators, a few hundred rioted and entered the Capitol. Out of that few hundred a handful - you can count them on your fingers - are being investigated - not even charged, much less convicted - of having some vague plan of actually doing anything meaningful.


Do you read the nonsense you post? "If Trump GETS ELECTED, democracy will die." No, if Trump gets elected (and I hope he doesn't), then democracy will have been served. Democracy doesn't die because somebody you don't like GETS ELECTED.


We're not oblivious, just not living in your alternate unreality.
natman,
Thanks for your steady, logical response to a panic-driven view of what happened on 1/6. Some want to think of it as the end of the greatest democracy in the world.
Others look at it as a riot that eventually fizzled out with no where to go..

You would have to have something equivalent to the plot described in the movie "Seven Days in May" with Burt Lancaster or "Valkyrie" when the group plotting to kill Hitler failed to kill him.
Both conspiracies were backed by generals and armies ready to take over the government once the heads of the party were overcome.
That was no where close to happening in D.C. on 1/6.
 

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OMG

It had nothing to do with the Trump maggots acting deplorable.

Good grief. I am so disheartened at the level of posts I read here.



OK, now I am reeling. Mind blowing ignorance in this post. You have no clue yet again what I speak to.



Your posts are certainly not on the same plane as mine. I give you that.

So sad. So so sad.
You have your own notion of a political apocalypse.
Other people look at it with a colder view of reality.
You really did think rioters entering the Capitol Building could take over a government in one day. No weapons; no plan; nothing to back up what they were trying to disrupt.
Have you seen the movies "Seven Days in May" or "Valkyrie"?
Now those were extensive insurrections which also failed to reach their goals.



Wow!
 

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Because it would be, as you said, throwing the election. By definition, democracy would have ended.

We all know Biden won by a very healthy margin and that the House would have given the election to Trump.
It would mean the popular vote was over for good and that all future election would go to the majority in the House which heavily favors the minority.

We all need to stand up to Trump. Not just the DEms, me, Cheney and retiring or retired republicans.
No, we don't know Biden won.

There is, or was, more than enough evidence to invalidate GA and PA for sure, and probably WI and MI as well.

They've had almost a year to bury evidence and intimidate witnesses. They've scrubbed YouTube pretty effectively.

Biden's brain is gone, and even when he was semi-functional he was nothing more than a corrupt crook.

I get it, you hate Trump. I'm not a fan of all the antics, but policy wise he was doing some very good things.

The Biden Administration on the other hand, is completely controlled by China, and America will not survive. They (the Establishment partnering with China) are using "crisis" to destroy what's left of our economy; they are completely debauching our currency; they are erasing our borders; they are creating a permanent underclass of serfs by spreading fear, distrust, and dependence on government, et al.

This IS the end of America. The Establishment has been working toward this for 100 years. It is deliberate, and perfectly logical from the standpoint of those who intend to rule us.
 

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No, we don't know Biden won.

There is, or was, more than enough evidence to invalidate GA and PA for sure, and probably WI and MI as well.

They've had almost a year to bury evidence and intimidate witnesses.
They've scrubbed YouTube pretty effectively.

Biden's brain is gone, and even when he was semi-functional he was nothing more than a corrupt crook.

I get it, you hate Trump. I'm not a fan of all the antics, but policy wise he was doing some very good things.

The Biden Administration on the other hand, is completely controlled by China,
and America will not survive. They (the Establishment partnering with China) are using "crisis" to destroy what's left of our economy; they are completely debauching our currency; they are erasing our borders; they are creating a permanent underclass of serfs by spreading fear, distrust, and dependence on government, et al.

This IS the end of America. The Establishment has been working toward this for 100 years. It is deliberate, and perfectly logical from the standpoint of those who intend to rule us.

Just coincidence, or "garbage in, garbage out.... ?

You watch and listen to propaganda - sadly you believe it.

Was listening to the TimCast Podcast today... they were talking about which dystopian novel most closely mirrors your beloved Elites... 1984, Brave New World, Farenheit 451, V For Vendetta, or Hunger Games???

They decided Hunger Games b/c of the Met Gala with all of your heros in ridiculous outfits walking about maskless while their servant class serfs tend to their needs, are not allowed to speak, and are required to wear masks.

How ridiculous and hypocritical did AOC come off?? And you want to idolize these pigs??

How ‘Coward and Phony’ Tim Pool Became One of the Biggest Political YouTubers on the Planet​

A former darling of Occupy Wall Street, Tim Pool has racked up more than a billion views and millions in earnings while dangerously whitewashing the far right.

Robert Silverman

Updated Aug. 03, 2021

"...Throughout the fall of 2020, the wildly successful YouTube pundit had spent countless hours hyping the blinkered legal strategies and half-baked fantasies about voter fraud animating the online right. At the same time, in each video Pool tried to separate himself from the hardcore conspiracy theorists. After all, he was just commenting on the news.

What Pool kept secret from his younger, overwhelmingly male, decidedly right-leaning audience during this time is that he seemed to have a pretty good idea what might happen on Jan. 6.

“Dude, I’ve had messages from people saying that they’ve already got plans to rush to D.C. as soon as Nov. 3 goes chaotic,” Pool said in early September during a recorded conversation reviewed by The Daily Beast..."
 

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It really is hard to give you an in-depth reply to your half-baked notion of the entire country losing its democracy because of a mob of crazy rioters wanting to halt a democratic process.
Even if it was halted on 1/6, it could have resumed the next day and complete its mission.

Had nothing to do with teh mob of deplorables.

My God, please realize I am not on that level.

Thanks
 
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