US Political Discussion: Biden/Harris Edition (Rules in OP)

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  1. Vyn

    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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    Hope you guys get through this mess, and I hope every single fucking protestor in this is caught and has the book thrown at them, all the way up the food chain to Donald fucking Trump himself.
     
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    Vyn Not a Sparkly Vampire

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    Double post but fuck it - media here is reporting that he protestors have destroyed media equipment from American outlets. I don't know if it's just them being angry mob or intentionally trying to silence news/messages getting out. Either way it's fucking insane.
     
  3. Musiscience

    Musiscience Hail the Ibbyborn!

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    That feeling is relatable, what the hell is happening with people over here idolizing Trump.
     
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    ImNotAhab ChronicUnderachiever

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    So black people asking not to be killed is worthy of the riot police, white people storming government buildings is what? Tolerated Patriotism?
     
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    groverj3 Bioinformagician

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    Yeah, this is #merica.
     
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    Necris Bonitis.

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    Republican Representative Markwayne Mullin was being interviewed over the phone on NBC and was asked about whether there was "irresponsible rhetoric" that lead to this and immediately answered "there's been irresponsible rhetoric on both sides" and went on to state he "has a hard time believing" the people who stormed the capitol are "true Trump supporters".
     
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    groverj3 Bioinformagician

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    I'm sure that's a part of it.

    I'm not a big fan of police, but everyone who broke into the building should be arrested. It should be pretty easy, as they were taking fucking selfies there.

    And here I thought 2021 might be better than 2020. I guess it can only go up from here? (Knock on wood)
     
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    Xaios Foolish Mortal

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    Oh, this guy?

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    groverj3 Bioinformagician

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    I heard that. What a fucking joke. Bootlicker.
     
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    StevenC SS.org Regular

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    Unpopular opinion, but I don't think it's wrong to become a police officer to shoot people. It is wrong, though, if you don't shoot people indiscriminately.
     
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    Dineley SS.org Regular

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    Except the cabinet is all hack loyalists installed in acting capacity not confirmed competent who would vote properly
     
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    Zhysick SS.org Regular

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    One from the Trump-side saying that this wasn't because anything that Trump said or have done and that those people aren't related to Trump... yeah, I buy that the same way I am going to buy a Vik headless...
     
  13. Thaeon

    Thaeon Cosmic Question Asker

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    I forget who, but someone is already drawing up another impeachment. It won’t oust him, but if they can finish it after he’s out of office he at least can’t get re-elected.
     
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    groverj3 Bioinformagician

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    At least two different congresspeople are.
     
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    ImNotAhab ChronicUnderachiever

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    Yeah but remember that time Obama wore a tan suit?
     
  16. Randy

    Randy The Pusterience™ Super Moderator

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    Would like to point out this was the "protect our monuments" guy, who pretty much let his people smash up the centerpiece of American Democracy. Don't let them touch that Robert E Lee statue tho!
     
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    Randy The Pusterience™ Super Moderator

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    There's some kind of sycophanty there but I'd imagine there's also some literal Stockholm Syndrome going on. Knowing that these people can crash through the door of Congress at any second, this is their coping mechanism they'll be left alone.
     
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    I hope Kyle Rittenhouse is on his way to help protect businesses.
     
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  19. High Plains Drifter

    High Plains Drifter ... drifting...

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    But I mean... He's mentally unstable. Every decision that he's made ( at least into the latter part of last year) has been only about garnering admiration from anyone that might become his core support group. No reasoning, no direction, no long-term game plan... Only existing to validate himself and to protect himself from reality. I think that this now is all just the icing on the fruitcake for him... "They destroyed me so I'm gonna destroy them haha". We all knew that he was going to burn it all down if he didn't get his way.
     
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    Ok so I don't normally view or comment on the politics sub-forum mainly because I'm not 18 yet and can't vote (duh) nor do I actually really like to talk politics on a guitar forum, but I figured I need somewhere good to put this since I wanna get it off my chest:

    I decided after two months or so of going back and forth that I'm no longer a Trump supporter. Not gonna give you guys like a full history or whatever of how I became a Trump supporter and the whole 9 yards, but I'll go ahead and share what made me post this.

    Once the media started declaring Biden to be the winner, I figured I'm much better off accepting it and moving on with my life rather than sitting around saying "#NotMyPresident" and stuff like that (basically not wanting to accept the results) because I felt it was stupid then and it's stupid now to act that way. Anyways, I started to think that Trump is better off conceding because as you can obviously tell, it's embarrassing for the country and for people like me who felt being a good sport essentially would be better. I don't mean to sound like I'm better than other Trump supporters because I'm willing to accept/move on from the election, it's just honestly how I feel and I feel like there's nothing wrong with that. Fast forward to today, my whole feeling was that if this day went to shit, it was gonna be the final straw for me and it obviously was. Ultimately, I was a little reluctant to admit that it was time for me to get off the Trump train, but I knew it was gonna happen eventually.

    Sorry if my post here is a little random, just wanted to spew my thoughts out somewhere.
     
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