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    Here's Your Democratic Front Runner For The 2020 Presidential Election

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017...ople-down.html
    I'd post the video but I don't know how.
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    Well, she's from Idaho. That means she has probably met a lot of stupid white people. Probably Nazis, depending on which part of the state she's from. Doesn't matter, because she's not going to be DNC chair anyway. She's just there to stir up hatred and stupidity towards Keith Ellison, so the Clinton DLC puppet SHAFTA Tommy Perez can steal the nomination and continue that fine Tim Kaine/Debbie Scatterbrained Lush "tradition" of losing mid term elections.
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    She even calls white Democrats racists. Are white Democrats so full of white guilt they actually buy into this bullshit? Are minorities in this country too stupid to fend for themselves? Are they so stupid they have to have a white person speak for them? If she was black I'd say no big deal but that dumb bitch is white. Somebody needs to shut her down. I'm surprised she didn't start a kill whitey chant with her lilly white fist in the air while wearing a Malcolm X shirt.

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    The easy answer, were she to run, would be Elizabeth Warren.... She doesn't have near the baggage that Hillary did....

    I'm not forgetting Bernie, but he'll turn 79 two months before the 2020 election, I just don't see it....

    But frankly, it may take a black woman or a Latino to get those nationalities back to the polls... Kamala Harris is rising in the party, just got elected to the Senate.... Or one of the two Castro twins in Texas....
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    Please please let it be Kayne west , to all the gods of lager and cheap cider please let it be the kayne west bloke

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    Quote Originally Posted by vandeleur View Post
    Please please let it be Kayne west , to all the gods of lager and cheap cider please let it be the kayne west bloke

    Wouldn't that be awesome? At every debate and rally and press conference you'd never know which Kanye you were gonna get: Blackcent Kanye who can't hardly string a sentence together or well spoken but apparently coked to the gills Kanye. And the best part is the media couldn't question his constant back and forth between the two because that would be considered racist.
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    Racist

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    Did vongina give you permission to post on ya own

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    The obvious answer is have a different celebrity every year. Put it on tv huge huge ratings, biggest ever ratings.

    Could your president sing ??? Or ice skate
    We could have judges .

    Here we go it's just a first pitch :

    Real house presidents of Pennsylvania Avenue .

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    Quote Originally Posted by vandeleur View Post
    Racist
    Or just fucking batshit, bipolar crazy, which he reportedly is...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Nickdfresh View Post
    Or just fucking batshit, bipolar crazy, which he reportedly is...

    vonniep ??? Noooo , just needy

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    Hopefully the one positive side effect of the Cheeto catastrophe will be that a goddamned brainless celebrity is never elected to any office again.

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    It's the obvious extension of a celebrity culture .... which is weird cos von ain't even got a tv.
    Unless you count Donnie

    Hahaha

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    It has to be a celebrity.

    I like Tom Hanks he seems nice make him the next president. He's good at dress up and has a nice smile.
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    Bill Murray would be funny as fuck

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    I might make an exception for Morgan Freeman, but he's already been God, so President would be a demotion.

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    He was president in deep impact ??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Va Beach VH Fan View Post
    The easy answer, were she to run, would be Elizabeth Warren.... She doesn't have near the baggage that Hillary did....

    I'm not forgetting Bernie, but he'll turn 79 two months before .
    Too young?

    Warren would be 75 at the end of her 1st term, why would you elect another decrepit old person?

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    75 is the new 50...

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    Do you ever talk to people who are in their 70s? They are all a bit nuts. Its the age just before when you have to start helping them look after themselves. Why is that the point in life when Americans think it's time to put them in charge???

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    Well I talk to my parents and yes they are nuts

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seshmeister View Post
    It has to be a celebrity.

    I like Tom Hanks he seems nice make him the next president. He's good at dress up and has a nice smile.
    At one time I would have thought that was a good idea until he said we wanted to kill Japs in WWII just because we were racists. I guess he never heard of Pearl Harbor.

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    I think Forrest Gump would have been an improvement on the last couple of presidents we have had. Most presidents suck. The last really good one we had was Eisenhower.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Seshmeister View Post
    Do you ever talk to people who are in their 70s? They are all a bit nuts. Its the age just before when you have to start helping them look after themselves. Why is that the point in life when Americans think it's time to put them in charge???
    Ha! ha! Hell I think everyone is born a little nuts. How do you define insanity when we all live in an asylum? Shit. Why do you think we all drink? We are trying to find some clarity in the vodka.

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    Quote Originally Posted by vandeleur View Post
    Bill Murray would be funny as fuck
    Yeah. We could watch him chase imaginary gophers on the White House lawn with a golf club. Ha! ha! "It's in the hole!"

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    Quote Originally Posted by cadaverdog View Post
    At one time I would have thought that was a good idea until he said we wanted to kill Japs in WWII just because we were racists. I guess he never heard of Pearl Harbor.
    I don't recall that, but it would be rather dumbly ironic as the Japanese were one of the most vile and racist militarists in WWII...


    Here's a period Japanese sports page featuring two chaps who were in a beheading contest...

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    Tom Hanks Forces Houseguests To Play 'World War II' With Him

    Easy Company 1st Lt. Hanks lays down a few rounds of covering fire after parachuting in from the dining room table.
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    LOS ANGELES—Two-time Academy Award winner Tom Hanks, 53, once again invited a group of friends to his home and forced them to play a make-believe game of World War II with him, sources reported Saturday.

    Director and producer Ron Howard, one of the guests, confirmed that Hanks made his visitors pretend they were a battalion of Allied soldiers for more than six hours.

    "We were told to come over for a late brunch, but as soon as he answered the door in his tanker helmet, I knew we'd be playing World War II with him again," said Howard, adding that he realized he was in for the full treatment when he glimpsed Martin Short and Bruce Springsteen standing at attention in the foyer. "I suggested maybe having some coffee or a muffin first, but he stared at me and said that I was a private and should just follow orders."

    According to sources, Hanks barked out pretend mission objectives to his friends before issuing uniforms and M1 Garand rifle replicas to Springsteen and Short. Due to a "recent attack on supply lines," Howard was given a green sweat suit and a tennis racket meant to be held backward like a gun.

    "Bruce, you're the tough guy from Brooklyn who cares a lot more than he lets on and everybody calls you 'Brooklyn,'" Hanks reportedly said, pacing back and forth in an authentic 1943 U.S. officer's field jacket. "Martin, you're the funny medic named Dankowitz."

    "Ron, you'll be the weakling Irish kid everybody thinks is going to get us killed," Hanks added. "Let's just hope you don't, soldier."

    Sources close to Hanks said the world's No. 1 box-office star regularly forces family, friends, and delivery people to pretend they're fighting World War II with him. Though he has been seen splashing in his pool on an inflatable lounger while shouting about kamikaze attacks, past houseguests confirmed Hanks' favorite thing is playing Western Front.

    On Saturday, Springsteen, a 20-time Grammy winner who has sold more than 120 million albums worldwide, acknowledged that Hanks was highly critical of his performance during the afternoon's World War II game.

    "Right away he starts yelling at me that I'm standing in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean and I'm going to drown," Springsteen said. "When I told him I was wearing scuba gear he went ballistic, screaming that I'm an infantryman and I wouldn't have that kind of equipment."

    Hanks was also seen pointing at two chairs covered by a blanket and ordering Howard, Springsteen, and Short to "hit the barracks so you can write your gals back home and still get some shut-eye." He then encouraged them to make snoring sounds to simulate sleep, and several minutes later hummed reveille through a closed hand he said was a bugle.

    "Hey, Ron, you just wandered into Germany," Hanks said. "BAM! They shot you and now you're dead. You gotta lay down."

    Next-door neighbor Stan Herzig, who was "drafted" last month when Hanks told him Uncle Sam needed an elite paratrooper to join Alfred Molina and Julia Roberts on a special mission behind enemy lines, said he would prefer the actor find a different game to play.

    "Whenever I go get the mail, he runs out and tells me I have to wait until the naval blockade is lifted," said Herzig, 83. "And I'm getting tired of explaining to him that the Soviets liberated Auschwitz, not the Americans."

    Short told reporters that Saturday's invasion of Normandy was called off when Rita Wilson, Hanks' wife, kicked the group out of the house, claiming everyone was making a mess and it was too nice a day to be inside.

    Though Short said that Hanks "always has to win, even when he's playing Germany," he admitted the afternoon could have been worse.

    Said Short, "At least this time I didn't get stuck being the mission control guy in his stupid moon man game."

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    Quote Originally Posted by vandeleur View Post
    He was president in deep impact ??
    Oh, that's right. But still, that's only 2 hours, so he could still run again without violating the 22nd amendment.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nickdfresh View Post
    I don't recall that, but it would be rather dumbly ironic as the Japanese were one of the most vile and racist militarists in WWII...
    http://www.cbsnews.com/news/tom-hank...k-controversy/

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seshmeister View Post
    Too young?

    Warren would be 75 at the end of her 1st term, why would you elect another decrepit old person?

    Doesn't seem to matter much anymore, huh?

    Saint Reagan was one month shy of 70 at his 1st inauguration....

    Trump turns 71 in June....

    Hillary turns 70 in October....

    And there are 17 Congressmen who are already over 80 !!!

    Personally, I agree with you... I mean, for us normal people, the workforce accepts that we're pretty much out the door at 70, if not earlier.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by cadaverdog View Post
    At one time I would have thought that was a good idea until he said we wanted to kill Japs in WWII just because we were racists. I guess he never heard of Pearl Harbor.
    Well, there clearly was a racist element involved. Responding to an attack on Pearl Harbor was not racist, that was a legitimate declaration of war.

    However, locking up American Citizens of Japanese ancestry - that was extremely racist, and wrong. Yes, FDR was the greatest President of the 20th century, but he fucked up that call, big time.

    Also, if you look at war propaganda cartoons made in that era, while the Germans were portrayed as either evil or run of the mill idiots (usually both) the Japanese were portrayed in the same cartoons by using the most racist stereotypes imaginable.

    It wasn't necessary. Hate the motherfuckers because they bombed the fuck out of your naval base. Not because of their nationality or race.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FORD View Post
    It wasn't necessary. Hate the motherfuckers because they bombed the fuck out of your naval base. Not because of their nationality or race.
    Thanx for the input Saint Ford. Our enemies weren't exactly fond of us either. The Japanese portrayed American soldiers as ruthless barbarians who didn't care who they killed. They convinced them they'd be better be off committing suicide than letting us take them alive. Thousands of Japanese did just that. And that was before we dropped the bombs on them. We did that because they vowed never to surrender. Who knows how long the war in the Pacific would have gone on if we hadn't.
    As far as the Nazis go, they were evil.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cadaverdog View Post
    Thanx for the input Saint Ford. Our enemies weren't exactly fond of us either. The Japanese portrayed American soldiers as ruthless barbarians who didn't care who they killed. They convinced them they'd be better be off committing suicide than letting us take them alive. Thousands of Japanese did just that. And that was before we dropped the bombs on them. We did that because they vowed never to surrender. Who knows how long the war in the Pacific would have gone on if we hadn't.
    That is debatable, I think it's been argued on here before.

    The alternate possibility is that the nukes were dropped to scare the shit out the Russians and to test them. That's backed up a bit by the second bomb being a different type and dropped before they had time to sort out a surrender and that Russia had just started a new front attacking Japan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Seshmeister View Post
    The alternate possibility is that the nukes were dropped to scare the shit out the Russians and to test them. That's backed up a bit by the second bomb being a different type and dropped before they had time to sort out a surrender and that Russia had just started a new front attacking Japan.
    I'm not buying that. I don't think Truman wanted to drop the bombs but he was convinced he was saving lives on both sides by doing so.

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    The Japanese were certainly not Boy Scouts, either.... They were just as evil, if not more evil in many cases, than the Nazi's....

    Forget about what they did to captured Americans in the Bataan Death March....

    They murdered literally MILLIONS of civilians.... Ask Chinese, Filipinos and Koreans about that.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by cadaverdog View Post
    Thanx for the input Saint Ford. Our enemies weren't exactly fond of us either. The Japanese portrayed American soldiers as ruthless barbarians who didn't care who they killed. They convinced them they'd be better be off committing suicide than letting us take them alive. Thousands of Japanese did just that. And that was before we dropped the bombs on them. We did that because they vowed never to surrender. Who knows how long the war in the Pacific would have gone on if we hadn't.
    As far as the Nazis go, they were evil.
    Not this again .......... we do this every couple of years.
    The soviet manchurian invasion blah blah blah vs " We have a nuke quick use it before these sneaky fuckers try and surrender to us"

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    It's not that well known but use of the bomb on Japan had to be approved by Britain and Canada or it would have been a breach of a treaty because of the Quebec Agreement.

    So blame is shared. These were different times and conventional bombing in Dresden was worse than what happened in Hiroshima. I still remain sceptical about the whole thing especially Nagasaki.

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    There are similarities in both Dresden and the japanese bombings in that they were to some degree a show of force to support post war horse trading.
    Obviously that is a very simplistic statement to obvious complex military/political reasoning.

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    I would argue though again that it shows how people on the whole(not Trump) are better now.

    The the world is less violent. My kids have classmates who are openly gay and don't get the shit kicked out them daily. Before Trump at least nowadays bombing civilians generally seen as a bad thing for a state to do although the Russians and Israelis are still dabble in it.

    Make whatever great again translates as make my old dick hard again - people who liked the olden times because they were young then.

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    Its a bit like people who day dream about how fantastic an old girlfriend was but don't take into account it was the times involved they liked, youth , less responsibility and being able to fit 34" trousers

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