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Donald Trump... Narcissist in Chief!

Nov. 11, 2016, 4:10 p.m.
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Which is why this could be interesting. Maybe it'll be the same old shit again. But six months ago some electors on the Republican side said that they'd never vote for Trump. One was even "encouraged" to resign by the GOP over such statements. And while there are token punishments for electors in some states for not voting with the party winner, the whole point of the electoral college was that the founding fathers didn't fully trust the electorate to do the right thing. It's happened before that electors didn't vote with the party, although not in significant numbers (at least in the last century).

Back when the party was trying to distance themselves from Trump. Now that he has brought them to the promised land I think they're singing a different tune.

Nov. 11, 2016, 4:48 p.m.
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That guy who Hosts "The Daily Show" said roughly "Chris Christie is like buying Apple shares at $5."

Why slag free swag?:rolleyes:

ummm, as your doctor i recommend against riding with a scaphoid fracture.

Nov. 11, 2016, 9:17 p.m.
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Freedom of contract. We sell them guns that kill them; they sell us drugs that kill us.

Nov. 11, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fzkBfTfiXS0

I found it humorous.

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Nov. 12, 2016, 12:52 a.m.
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Shrek is love…

Nov. 13, 2016, 1:59 p.m.
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Revenge of the Forgotten Class

Freedom of contract. We sell them guns that kill them; they sell us drugs that kill us.

Nov. 13, 2016, 6:24 p.m.
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Revenge of the Forgotten Class

Thanks, that was an interesting read.

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Nov. 13, 2016, 6:26 p.m.
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The Don is apparently a flat earther.

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Nov. 13, 2016, 6:29 p.m.
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Creator of Dilbert, Scott Adams writes about the cognitive dissonance bomb result of the election and the protesters.

protect tom mcdonald at all costs

Nov. 13, 2016, 6:37 p.m.
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I'm pretty sure the don is into whatever is good to be into when he is talking to whomever which then changed with the next press conference

Buddy has no scruples, no policies , no nothing

He is making it up as he goes

OTOH it's agood time to be a journalist … Writing a story has never been easier

Nov. 13, 2016, 7:26 p.m.
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This is a natural reaction to a brutal Truth about Americans – and its dire consequences. For the choice of Trump reveals most Americans as immature and prone to juvenile behavior. To vote for Trump is the ultimate act of political immaturity.

There are, of course, identifiable reasons why many were drawn to the flamboyant candidate, why his demagoguery resonated, why his exaggerated imagery struck a receptive nerve. However, for that emotional response to translate into the actual selection of this man to be President crosses a critical threshold.

Children – at times – let emotion rule their conduct. Children only weakly feel the imperative to impose logic and a modicum reason on their impulses. Children disregard consequences. Children overlook the downside in their implicit weighing of the balance in giving in to those impulses or not. Grown-ups do not.

Immediate satisfaction – at all and any cost – does not eclipse other considerations for adults. Even a child’s tantrum usually lasts no more than ten minutes or so. The tantrum of Trump voters has lasted 18 months.

That’s pathological – anyway you cut it. Admittedly, some Trump supporters share his perverted view of the world – even if contradicted by his own personal history. Let’s say 12 to 15 percent of the electorate. A larger slice was represented by dyed-in-the-wool Republicans who relished sticking it to the Hillary and the Democrats to such a degree that their thrill at the spectacle overcame their realization that Trump was unfit for the office. Indeed, many probably expected him to lose and, therefore, felt free to go along for the fun of it.

That leaves roughly 10 to 20 percent of the electorate who placed their emotional gratification above their responsibilities as citizens and above the wellbeing of the Republic. That is the difference between the nearly 50 percent he received and what a broad rejection would represent. They constitute the hard core of the culpable juveniles.

What about those who could not stand Hillary, who felt an irresistible impulse to express that feeling somehow? Many options were open to them: abstain, vote for one of the minor candidates, go to the gym and exhaust oneself on an elliptical trainer, get drunk, smoke some weed, pick a fight with one’s spouse. Any of these represents more grown-up behavior than voting for Donald Trump.

Gambling on the Unknowable Trump

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Nov. 14, 2016, 9:45 a.m.
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Here are my 3 favorite commentaries on the outcome of the election. All very different, and all very relevant.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w3Ou5uFFn8Q


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UcmmJqRbRbQ


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAQmJVx_si4

Nov. 14, 2016, 12:57 p.m.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iNQR6_qn13g

Why slag free swag?:rolleyes:

ummm, as your doctor i recommend against riding with a scaphoid fracture.

Nov. 14, 2016, 2:48 p.m.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMAL9-S9gNg

People always ask me what's the phenomenon
Yo what's up? Yo what's goin' on- Adam Yauch

Nov. 14, 2016, 3:57 p.m.
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He said he only wants to be paid one dollar a year for being president. He's saving the USA money already!

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