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Thu, 04 Jul 2019 23:56:54

Yeah, I don’t believe we are at the extreme of creating a crisis to stay in power like Emperor Palpatine.

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Fri, 05 Jul 2019 00:47:59
"Emperor Palpatine is a Very Nice Persen. Very warm, very wet.  He wrote me a Very Nice Letter too. We are bestest Friends now. I told him the Sith is Very Nice Peoples too. Don't listen to the DEMs & FAKE NEWS media (they know who they are)! -- President Donald J Trump

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Fri, 05 Jul 2019 14:41:59
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Practically speaking, what would Trump not leaving the White House quietly mean??

Basically he would board up the Oval office windows and start EXTREME TWEETING.

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Fri, 12 Jul 2019 23:12:50
Not sure if this managed to cross the Atlantic back in 2017 after the US elections, but I remembered this message from the Netherlands to Trump and watched it again today. Still cracks me up.

https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://m.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3D3k_E8huQR8I&ved=2ahUKEwjK-fm1srDjAhUN_aQKHUZ_CfoQFjADegQIAxAB&usg=AOvVaw12d7cJOIXZ3cQMJm8kDGXQ&cshid=1562969373605

Ps: sorry, I'm on my phone, can't do a proper link...
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Sat, 13 Jul 2019 01:13:42

I had to stop once I saw the windmills.  You know those things cause cancer?

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Sat, 13 Jul 2019 01:16:44

He's going to grab you all by the pussy!

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Sat, 13 Jul 2019 01:30:05

Robio is gonna grab him by the.....Toad.

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Sat, 13 Jul 2019 09:19:11
SupremeAC said:
Not sure if this managed to cross the Atlantic back in 2017 after the US elections, but I remembered this message from the Netherlands to Trump and watched it again today. Still cracks me up.


https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&source=web&rct=j&url=https://m.youtube.com/watch%3Fv%3D3k_E8huQR8I&ved=2ahUKEwjK-fm1srDjAhUN_aQKHUZ_CfoQFjADegQIAxAB&usg=AOvVaw12d7cJOIXZ3cQMJm8kDGXQ&cshid=1562969373605


Ps: sorry, I'm on my phone, can't do a proper link...

LOL

Good stuff. Reminded me about this masterpiece.

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Sat, 13 Jul 2019 11:51:47
Anyone see the British ambassador memos leak?

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019 13:11:50

Okay, so Boris Johnson is UK’s new prime minister.  I’m sure this is going over well.

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019 14:16:24
travo said:

Okay, so Boris Johnson is UK’s new prime minister.  I’m sure this is going orwell.

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Tue, 23 Jul 2019 23:28:56

Orwell wishes he could come up with a character like Boris.

Incidentally, I'd like to remind everyone that before Trump's rise in America, before Boris' in the UK, there was Tony Abbott's in Australia:

And before any of these gentlemen there was Pauline Hanson. But while she used to be at the vanguard of reactionary nationalism and a hero to race and religion-based nationalist movements in the UK and the US (can someone please explain to me why nationalists are so obsessed with copying nationalists from other nations?Uneasy), she's now just grovelling at the feet of the people who followed in her footsteps, while simultaneously pretending she never held the most extreme views that inspired these people*. The pathetic insecurity of Australians knows no bounds; our supposed nationalists get all their slogans, imagery and ideas from the two biggest engines of (((globalist))) international finance lol. Sigh.

The same goes for aboriginal nationalism. I'll give it a lot of credit for its art and ceremonial political manouvering, but outside of that it's just a mishmash of the American civil rights movement shtick.

*I'm not suggesting she inspired Boris or Trump, obviously, but she is a hero of many self-proclaimed white supremacists, (lame) Neo-Nazis, and the people from the UK who want to stop Muslim immigration with some old fashioned ethnic cleansing. So that's still an impressive achievement for an Australian politician.

Lastly, while nationalism is getting a bad rap lately, let's not forget that it was the suppression of nationalism that we remember the first world war as being about (or at least one of the ways we remember it); and that we're quickly trying to forget that in the lead-up to the second world war, Japan, Great Britain, the Soviet Union, Italy, and The Third Reich were all trying to operate on a vision of nationalism in which they supported their nation with an empire. Which is at least a bit of a hybrid.

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Thu, 25 Jul 2019 14:15:24

That looks like a picture from the Next Planet of the Apes movie.

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Fri, 09 Aug 2019 23:49:31

I think Green Shirt Guy is one of my new heroes. Guys across the pond, have you heard of him? Check it out. Added bonus, look for Banjo Man, too! https://youtu.be/4B18DoyXZu4

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Sat, 10 Aug 2019 08:55:33

Edge, concerning the mainstream media being very left wing, there are a few things you should need to consider.  While America has many large news outlets, some of which are clearly left wing, some clearly right wing, this does not exist here in Westen Europe.  There is no right wing media, unless you count niches, but the larger outlets are also not left wing, they try to give an objective view on the situation, allowing both sides (or at least moderate views) to be published.  On the other hand, studies have shown that if you confront people who are of a certain belief (be it right or left) with extreme versions of what they believe in, they will shift more to the center themselves.  That's what we're seeing here in the media as well.  When you have someone as outspoken as Trump, it is only logical that most of the articles referencing him will be condemning his decisions.

Furthermore Trump's leadership has disrupted the world order, which can only be harmfull to the west.  He's raging economic wars, withdrawing unilaterally from international treaties and Even here in Europe we are questioning if we should keep such strong ties with the US.  Is it left wing to question all of this?

Some of his legislation may be, or seem to be, beneficial to the USA itself, but whenever it has an international component, it nearly always seems to have a negative impact on other nations.  I would love to hear about legislation he introduced that really benefited the US though, because it is true that we only hear the negatives.  But that's also commonplace in news reporting: only the bad stuff makes the news.  It is concerning however, that the USA and Trump are in the news every other day now.  There's never been so much reporting on America, ergo, there's never been so much bad news to report on from across the Atlantic.

But Trump also has himself to thank for this through his personal, provocative style.  On the other hand, I'm sure this is exactly how he likes it best, as he seems to enjoy all the attention he is getting.

I also read through this thread and I've never ridiculed the man, only spoken about his policies and legislation.  I hope you can make a distinction between political views and our shared love for gaming, because I'd hate it if you stopped visiting this place.

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Sat, 10 Aug 2019 08:56:53
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So, Brexit.  It's all over the news.  I wonder if they will kick May out.  Personally I think it won't come to this, as no sane politician will want to take her place.  She was appointed to fail miserably in accomplishing the impossible, nobody is going to want to take her place.  Unless Boris Johnson maybe, at least he looks crazy enough to attempt it.

I'm just quoting this post of mine from november last year, to show of to y'all just how profetic I am at times.

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Sat, 10 Aug 2019 10:36:06
SupremeAC said:

I also read through this thread and I've never ridiculed the man, only spoken about his policies and legislation.  I hope you can make a distinction between political views and our shared love for gaming, because I'd hate it if you stopped visiting this place.

Agreed. You'd be much missed, Edge! <3

But while I didn't read through the thread, I'm pretty sure I ridiculed Trump not to mention several other politicians. And I won't stop, as the freedom to ridicule politicians is what democracy is all about, and the main difference between it and dictatorships! Nyaa

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Sat, 10 Aug 2019 12:50:20
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Agreed. You'd be much missed, Edge! <3

But while I didn't read through the thread, I'm pretty sure I ridiculed Trump not to mention several other politicians. And I won't stop, as the freedom to ridicule politicians is what democracy is all about, and the main difference between it and dictatorships! Nyaa



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Sat, 10 Aug 2019 13:21:21
SupremeAC said:

True. You'd be one of the first to get black bagged.

And ridiculing politicians on the internet is the least of my worries in that department!

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Sat, 10 Aug 2019 16:17:42

Yeah responding to edges post, this whole left media is just as bad is complete fallacy. One news outlet is catering to white supremist shit bags, protecting our racist president every chance they get, ignoring the point of real stories like our citizens being shot at an absurd rate for any first world country and instead shifts blame to anything but their precious guns. The other news outlets at least get to the heart of the story, are the left sure but at this moment the left means accepting of all beliefs, fighting for equality and addressing the serious issues we have with guns, so they are in the right to report that way.

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