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Old 4 Weeks Ago   #591
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Re: Trump

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I've seen Strength/Mithras physically threaten people on here. He's been banned multiple times. I have to assume he's serious about caring about some kind of tradition. But I'm not sure that posting and arguing on here is making him happy. I could have said nothing and ignored it, but it's been going on for more than a year now. He's free to ignore me, but I was talking to him straight in the same way I would if we were on Skype or talking in person. I'd prefer for him to not channel self-hatred outwards into hating muslims or feeling like his bloodline is ethnically tainted or whatever. These seem like signs of a vast and unhealthy unhappiness (to put it mildly).
I wasn't defending Mithras. I can understand your motives, I just don't see how the advice would be beneficial to him or society if he actually followed through - do we really want someone advocating genocide to become a parent?
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Re: Trump

http://discourseontheotter.tumblr.co...7/slavoj-zizek

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Re: Trump

One of my "favourite" Trump things.

Twitter Reacts To Leaked Image Of This Tragic Bookshelf In Trumps White House Library. | Someecards Politics

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Re: Trump

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It's even built into literary prophecies I have dug up.
Another one -

“For a little while the stand-in was treated like a king, wore fancy clothes and jewels and told everybody what to do. Then they burned him at the stake or buried him alive.”
- from "THE WILLFUL CHILD..." (1999) by Melanie Tem

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Re: Trump

OK, my Prophecy. Trump is just beginning, he's working, unlike other pols, to carry out every promise he made. And his supporters are still behind him. There will be no impeachment except in the fevered dreams of some--but the Obstructionists will have a price to pay.
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Re: Trump

Well, I highly doubt that Trump will carry out every promise he made: hell, a ton of them he's broken already! Even though I find the man both physically and morally repulsive I was in the "Well, let's give him a chance" camp initially, as I didn't want to be like those bitter right-wingers who were eagerly anticipating Obama's downfall from day one. Let's just say I changed my mind pretty fast when I saw how incompetent his administration was shaping up to be. I'm almost starting to see his administration as some kind of weird performance art: they seem to be going out of their way to appear to be as petty, foolish, and idiotic as possible, almost as if they're trying to see how far their defenders are willing to go in defending them. I saw a great comment on Goodreads a few days ago that said that Trump was less
like Hitler and more like Ubu Roi. I think they may be on to something there!

Still, in the name of fairness, at the very least back in February he refused to revoke a 2014 regulation (signed by Obama) that prohibited federal contractors from discriminating against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees (thus breaking his promise to repeal "every single Obama executive order, ha ha"). A vindication of the Infinite Monkey Theorem?

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Re: Trump

You really have to wait at least a year to see where any new admin is going. Trump is still beginning.
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Re: Trump

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the Obstructionists will have a price to pay.
What price?

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You really have to wait at least a year to see where any new admin is going. Trump is still beginning.
Honest question: what would you like for Trump to do?
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Re: Trump

Just read my previous posts, Nil. My hopes for Trump are largely in the area of foreign policy, esp Russia. No one else will go there.

Russia. N. Korea, Isis. Trump has a chance to do good here and time will tell the tale.
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