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Everything posted by tadmjones

  1. It's almost too bad the 'insurrectionists' on the 6th didn't take a more European approach and instead had used water cannon trucks to spew sewage . Much better visual and symbology.
  2. Any federal property and any interstate transportation, I believe. I don't think 'unconstitutional' is the barrier it once was.
  3. As with the case in the Wisc Supreme , Dr Linda Lee Tarver’s testimony at the Michigan hearings point to long standing problems with Michigan elections and Detroit in particular for decades. Systemic problems with partisan control of elections isn’t anything new , calling it out and focusing broad attention on it can at least be a positive , going forward as they say. My hope was Trump could be an unapologetic American muckraker. Too much muck and apparently Maoists
  4. Slogans can’t be empty they’re more like verbal memes, the ideas they point to may be empty or devoid of intellectual merit , but an empty slogan would not be recognizable as slogan , no? Antiestablishment is pretty much the appeal of Trump, the ‘voice of the forgotten ‘ the diminishing middle class. Trumpism is a national populist movement, how is that not antiestablishment? The Establishment threw everything they had at Trump for years and just barely beat him, I’d say the jury’s out but it never really sat. A little birdie is saying the author of the article cited up thread ,
  5. The two major parties run the elections there is coordination on a national level, one precinct boss can’t affect a national election but a broader body can have effects through precincts. The DNC didn’t want Bernie and they didn’t get him and the RNC didn’t want Trump in 2016 but had to go with him anyway.
  6. et Which chamber is more powerful? Perhaps the fraudsters timeframe is longer than one or even two cycles and given most of the mechanisms alleged to have employed not the first cycle they may have been used. The optics? , how many new members voted to impeach?or those more neoconish? Not to mention is/would this cycle be one to expect to see a split ticket electorate? What if the mechanics of manipulation only conferred advantages or opportunities to affect the top of the tickets? And Joe Biden , Joe Biden? Most presidential votes ever? Man that’s a lot of Bernie bros. Breaki
  7. This article doesn’t at all touch on the unique and extraordinary character of a one of a kind , first time ever, unlike any other election, election. There are non irrational arguments that point to irregularities and there hasn’t been any well publicized extraordinary efforts to demonstrate serious effort was expended on securing the elections.If fact there are a lot of questions of the actions on officials in charge of a number of polling places , especially concerning chain of custody of the extraordinary number of mail / paper ballots . The narrative the article speaks to is on
  8. Every user of Parler? The report that Curt Shilling had his homeowners insurance coverage cancelled because of social media posts. Another report of a former staffer to Trump that was fired because NHL refused to do business with the company if they employed that specific employee for the reason of his Trump association.
  9. doug morris I did originally qualify my hyperbole “barely hyperbolic “ :) And by public or very public I was insinuating online/social media presence. I doubt my butcher would banish me from his store if a conversation turned to the happenings at the Capitol and we explored the nuisances of the proper description/context. So perhaps my statements overshot a specific mark , but the volley is in the right direction, no?
  10. doug morris It was more an inclination thing, I just blurted out some anti-Trump zeitgeist with some vaguely real world examples. Do you mean to have me clarify my points just for clarification purposes or do you disagree with the gist ?
  11. Sedition is the incitement/organization, insurrection would the acts of violence against 'the govt' and its agents.
  12. Are you sure about that , I mean you did take the time to post that correction.
  13. Sure as long you say burning police cars and attacking federal buildings are acts of insurrection, and it’s really only a misdemeanor now.
  14. No need , gotcha. You keep implying that every allegation was fraudulent in and of itself every one. Every case being not heard was a legitimate consequence and that every judge or body made legally consistent arguments against every case ,every one. As an example this particular suit and any relief that may have been granted to the campaign was relatively inconsequential as far as the national results. Irrespective of Trump as candidate, an objective reading of the decision and the opinions of the dissenters was rather illuminating in electoral law cases , at least for this layman
  15. Diligence ? Arbitrary? You haven’t read the opinions ?
  16. Laches was used to refuse to hear the allegations. The appeal was quashed, the claims weren't adjudicated on their merits. The case wasn't decided on law , it was regicide.
  17. It isn't suggestive to you that something may be afoot in that Biden made up ground in counting of absentee/mailed ballots in the areas he needed to win the states he needed? And only in those areas, he won what he needed to win and not what he didn't? Every individual and agency empowered to make such determination? Did you read the Wisconsin Supreme Court decision and the dissenting opinions? "During oral arguments in this case, Justice Jill J. Karofsky made the following statement (among others) to the President's attorney: "You want us to overturn this electionso that yo
  18. Was every allegation of fraud proven false by forensic examination of the ballots? Were the elections in every state carried out according to their own and federal constitutional requirements? Most cases were dismissed on standing and other jurisprudential findings , not on a full hearing of evidence or discovery. Did TX and seventeen other states irrationally petition SCOTUS ? Sycophants the lot ?
  19. Forbes’s recent statement. Calls from democrat politicians to list Trump ‘sycophants and fabulists ‘and deny them employment or the ability to hold office. Wear a MAGA hat. Smile in a manner that is potentially smirkish. Question the validity of the election results, stuff like that.
  20. I didn't make any comment about government intervention, I simply stated that if you disagree loudly enough with whatever woke narrative is the narrative du jour you will be treated publicly as a pariah.
  21. If you disagree with any 'Trump is a nazi' narrative bigly enough in public, woke corporations will deplatform you and deny you their services.
  22. And you damn well better describe the DC situation that way , in public, if you need things like banking services. And unfortunately that is barely hyperbolic.
  23. If they are less reliable than advertised maybe it's a another good thing Trump didn't want JEDI to go to Jeff .
  24. Capitalism is as capitalism does. The concept is a product of epistemology but the practice is metaphysical. Maybe the 'modern' term should be quantum capitalism, as in trying to measure and identify in order to label misses and changes the target. Collapses the normative wave function. Adam Smith's invisible hand is the Newtonian apple viewing the economic strategies and interplays of nascent nation states. The Enlightenment and Industrial Revolution honed economic power and concentrated it in smaller and more compact entities , that could function by cooperation as in corporations
  25. It’s almost funny that some think websites like this will be allowed in the future. Thomas Paine type essayists will return , but not on any digital platform pen and paper will make a big come back !
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