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#ThrowbackThursday   4 years ago today, Hillary Clinton was "leading Trump by 14% in nationwide polls"   Cc: @Downzy

The Dems have completely lost the plot. I have voted Dem or 3rd party almost exclusively (voted for McCain in a primary) my whole life, but 2016 to 2020 radicalized me against these sleazy, lying

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On 10/15/2020 at 4:35 PM, Nulla Lex Ink. said:

It really feels like they're trying to throw the election. Not with the Hunter Biden stuff necessarily, but with the Streisand effect from trying to censor it. With that in mind, I really think Trump is gonna win in a few weeks, and that's exactly what the higher ups in the Democratic party want. I've said it before, I'll say it again: their main goal this year was beating Bernie. They did that back in March with Biden after none of their "new generation" picks could hold onto support, and after that they've exclusively had their sights set on 2024, and part of their preparations for that is undermining Trump's reelection to keep the fires burning for another four years.

 

To do that, they've been putting out all these polls showing that Biden has an insurmountable lead, which in turn has made people believe the only way Trump can win is through cheating. As a supplement to that, they've already got an excuse for their loss ready, unlike in 2016 with the flimsy as all get out "Russian hacking." When/if Trump wins in November, it will be blamed solely on this mail in ballots controversy. So when 2024 rolls around, people will coalesce around the candidate of the party leadership's choosing, who likely won't face much of a competition in the primary (for the sake of "party unity"), and in the general they won't have to face a candidate who is a charismatic as Trump, or who has the advantage of incumbency on their side. I don't know if this candidate will be Harris, since historically losing running mates rarely get back on the ticket, but historically the last place finishers in the first primaries don't go on to win the nomination, so I wouldn't be surprised if they'll go back to her, now with the benefit of national name recognition.

 

And like I've also said before, I still believe the Biden/Harris ticket is a contingency plan, just in case he still manages to win, that way they can effectively have their candidate of choice in their even though they weren't popular enough to win on their own. But I really believe that's plan B. I might be giving them too much credit, but it seems like that's what's going on to me. I could be wrong, and given my track record this year that's prolly likely. But hey, just thought I'd put it out there in case I'm right so I can have proof I called it :P

very well put

 

also corona will ruin the economy, therefore dems can blame Trump, so why bother winning? there is 2024, where Trump had to take a break:smugpepe:

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my god

 

In general, Boot considers himself to be a "natural contrarian".[34] He identifies as a conservative, once joking that "I grew up in the 1980s, when conservatism was cool".[35] He is in favor of limited government at home and American leadership abroad. He strongly opposed Trump's 2016 presidential candidacy[36] and has become highly critical of the Republican Party.[37] Boot endorsed Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton in 2016 U.S. presidential election.[38] Boot was critical of the nomination of Rex Tillerson to the position of Secretary of State, believing him to be problematically pro-Russian, and subsequently called on Tillerson to resign.[39] Boot said he would "sooner vote for Josef Stalin than he would vote for Donald Trump."[40]

Boot participated as a Marco Rubio campaign advisor in 2015 and 2016 for the 2016 United States presidential election.[41][42]

In an opinion piece for Foreign Policy in September 2017, Max Boot outlines his political views as follows: "I am socially liberal: I am pro-LGBTQ rights, pro-abortion rights, pro-immigration. I am fiscally conservative: I think we need to reduce the deficit and get entitlement spending under control. I am pro-environment: I think that climate change is a major threat that we need to address. I am pro-free trade: I think we should be concluding new trade treaties rather than pulling out of old ones. I am strong on defense: I think we need to beef up our military to cope with multiple enemies. And I am very much in favor of America acting as a world leader: I believe it is in our own self-interest to promote and defend freedom and free markets as we have been doing in one form or another since at least 1898."[43]

In December 2017, also in Foreign Policy, Boot wrote that recent events—particularly since the 2016 election of Donald Trump as president—had caused him to rethink some of his previous views concerning the existence of white privilege and male privilege. "In the last few years, in particular, it has become impossible for me to deny the reality of discrimination, harassment, even violence that people of color and women continue to experience in modern-day America from a power structure that remains for the most part in the hands of straight, white males. People like me, in other words. Whether I realize it or not, I have benefited from my skin color and my gender—and those of a different gender or sexuality or skin color have suffered because of it."[44]

Boot was one of the earliest proponents of the US "invasion and occupation" of Iraq.[45] He also supported a NATO-led military intervention in Libya in 2011.[46] In October 2001 in his article titled "The Case for American Empire", in which he proposes that the USA must greatly increase its military engagement against other countries, he compares his proposal to invade Afghanistan and Iraq with the American role in defeating Nazi Germany. He writes: [45][47]

Once Afghanistan has been dealt with, America should turn its attention to Iraq [...] Once we have deposed Saddam, we can impose an American-led, international regency in Baghdad, to go along with the one in Kabul [...] It is a matter of self defense: [Saddam] is currently working to acquire weapons of mass destruction that he or his confederates will unleash against America [...] To turn Iraq into a beacon of hope for the oppressed peoples of the Middle East [...] This could be the chance to right the scales, to establish the first Arab democracy, and to show the Arab people that America is committed to freedom for them

In March 2019 he proposed to retire the 'neocon' label, saying that the term "neocon thinking" is falsely associated with the advocacy of the US invasion and occupation of Iraq: [48][49]

The misuse of the "neocon" label reached an absurd extreme in a Post op-ed by Rep. Ro Khanna (D-Calif.), [who wrote:] "I have been consistent of talking about the neocon thinking that led to the Iraq blunder and what followed." That actually isn't much of an improvement, because Khanna is repeating the canard that neocons were responsible for the Iraq War.

could this guy come across as any more of a fucking stooge on his wikipedia page

 

>endorsed hillary

>"muh russia" while literally being russian and praising fucking stalin who killed more people than hitler

>advised some generic trump opponent in the '16 republican primary

>supports all the psyop movements

>supports the war in the middle east

>supports israel

>supports military overspending

>disavowed being a white male

>mad at the word neocon

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Would anyone be against America & Canada going back to Britain? It'd be nice to be able to travel throughout the Common Wealth relatively easily and I'd be honored to be a subject of her Majesty the Queen.
 

I really have grown to hate this country. Or at least where I live. I'm embarrassed when I say I come from/live in Brooklyn. 

 

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Maybe you should stop saying anything then.

 

I'd tell you to move to Britain, but you have no skills and would be considered worthless from an immigration standpoint.

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Britain is a fucking shithole. It's over. Scotland wants out. Northern Ireland want out. Their economy is sinking like the Titanic. All they have is London and all the banks and financial services are leaving. 

 

They still think they are a global power and Empire. 

 

They are not. 

 

 

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Just now, bacardimayne said:

if miser was canadian he could just save up a few months of cerb and go wherever he wanted

If someone is tarded beyond repair Canada takes pretty good care of them right?

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10 minutes ago, AxlisOld said:

Acting like he has money to travel, yeah it's the citizenship thing that's stopping him.

 

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Never said anything about the citizenship thing....I don't have the money to move or else I wouldn't be in this shithole city right now. 

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3 minutes ago, AxlisOld said:

If someone is tarded beyond repair Canada takes pretty good care of them right?

$1700 a month in Alberta from the provincial government if you manage to get on AISH (Assured Income for the Severely Handicapped). I've heard of people getting on AISH for shit like anxiety and depression but my attempt at that golden ticket was unsuccessful. Now apparently the conservative Premier is looking into tightening up the restrictions for AISH so less people qualify. Probably a good thing considering how abused it is.

 

But since the pandemic began every Canadian has had access to monthly $2000 payments from the federal government with no restrictions. All you need is a Social Insurance Number and a profile on the site. Sure, there are rules against people who haven't worked in x years and such applying, but like fuck they're going to enforce that on such a massive scale. I know dozens of uneligible people who've claimed it. Anyone can go on the CRA (Canadian IRS)'s website and apply and get the deposit a few days later.

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