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Biden/Harris Discussion

Post by Cortopassi » Wed Aug 12, 2020 4:55 pm

Figured it was time for a thread for all leaning right or left supporters to blast or praise Biden's choice.

I will start out with a simple item, which in the whole scheme of things means nothing -- or means everything, depending on your view.

--Biden and Harris can read with emotion and do speechifying off a teleprompter 1000 times better than the other two can. Their speeches today were on point, hopeful and tough on Trump.

And it all sounded good and reasonable to me. Not at all like the end and burning down of America like some perceive.

It's only one debate, but I cannot wait for the Pence Harris one!
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Re: Biden/Harris Discussion

Post by MarketIfTouched » Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:46 pm

Cortopassi wrote:
Wed Aug 12, 2020 4:55 pm
...Biden and Harris can read with emotion...
For sure while this a skill needed to get elected president, I am not sure it is very useful for carrying out the duties of being president.

For carrying out the duties of the office, I tend to look to see what the person has built/delivered, either by themselves, or by motivating others.

Given that this is an investment/business related forum, one question we might ask ourselves is: Has the candidate proven to be a job creator?
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Post by Mountaineer » Wed Aug 12, 2020 6:53 pm

Barf! Not worth more comments. :'(
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Post by Smith1776 » Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:05 pm

The Harris choice was nothing more than pure, unadulterated, cringe-worthy, uber woke virtue signalling.

Gross.
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Re: Biden/Harris Discussion

Post by Cortopassi » Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:17 pm

Please, don't hold back on how you feel... ;)
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Post by Smith1776 » Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:08 pm

Cortopassi wrote:
Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:17 pm
Please, don't hold back on how you feel... ;)
What's even more gross is how eager some people are to just eat up the giant pile of bullshit Biden has served up. >:(
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Re: Biden/Harris Discussion

Post by drumminj » Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:09 pm

Smith1776 wrote:
Wed Aug 12, 2020 8:08 pm

What's even more gross is how eager some people are to just eat up the giant pile of bullshit Biden has served up. >:(
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Re: Biden/Harris Discussion

Post by Cortopassi » Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:33 pm

Smith1776 wrote:
Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:05 pm
The Harris choice was nothing more than pure, unadulterated, cringe-worthy, uber woke virtue signalling.

Gross.
Sure. Whatever works. Not like Pence wasn’t to help deliver evangelicals.
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Re: Biden/Harris Discussion

Post by pp4me » Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:04 am

My impression left over from the Kavanaugh hearings is that Ms. Harris is a mean and nasty person.

Also the "I was that little girl" thing made me want to puke.
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Re: Biden/Harris Discussion

Post by Mountaineer » Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:44 am

I don’t really care how the candidates babble on, they are vying to fill an office. Things that I’m glad about are more likely to happen if Trump wins. Things that irritate me but gladden the hearts of those who are currently tearing down the country are more likely to happen if Biden wins. I don't plan to vote for Biden but it won’t be because he flip flops, or rambles, or is the master of the gaff, or because he sniffs people’s hair, or because of sexual assault allegations or chumminess with segregationists, or because Harris launched her career by sleeping with Willie Brown, or went after David Daleiden because he was daring to expose the baby body part selling scheme at Planned Parenthood, or her rude behavior when she went after Kavanaugh. None of those things are deal breakers as far as I’m concerned. It isn’t anything about Biden or Trump, or Harris or Pence, but about what movements and positions would gain or lose under either administration. That is why the obvious hypocrisy and daily dose of hyperventilating about the stupid and inane things the candidates said is merely a matter of amusement for me, not fear. A sad state of affairs, but you play the hand you’re dealt.
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Re: Biden/Harris Discussion

Post by Kbg » Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:45 am

Tough crowd this morning. I'm an ex-R who loves to call current Rs RINOs cuz the most popular/national level one are not conservatives at all. Actual conservatism is let others do their own thing, law and order, responsible government, no/small deficits.

So let's run the checklist on most current national republicans.

- Let others do their own thing - no, they actively push an opposing social agenda to the Ds

- Law and order - no, only the laws they like

- Responsible government - no, we are the only first world country with a COVID problem still

- No/small deficits - no, the ballooning of debt continues unabated

As Reagan once explained his leaving the D party, I didn't leave my party it left me.

As a general observation, I do think several state R parties have their act together and do a great job as compared to their D counterparts. I'm quite happy with mine and it actually still is conservative, though the RINO loonies are here as well. But where I live doesn't take to nastiness at all and therefore they aren't very successful in winning elections.

As for Biden and Harris, neither have anywhere near the dislike factor that Hillary has. So I suspect they will win. The far left actively campaigned against Harris getting the nod. The last election was my first ever vote for a non-R candidate. I voted L. This time, unless Biden truly appears to be mentally gone which we will see in the debates, I will vote D. I've long felt that when one of the big battle ground states goes solidly blue there will be a serious, and in my view, needed change in the R party. And there are 3-4 heading that way (AZ, FL, NC, TX). I just hope the damage isn't so steep it takes several decades to fix. Pandering to an elderly white, southern voter block is a completely loser strategy for the future. Chalk mine up to a protest vote at the national level, though I will vote R at the state level.
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Re: Biden/Harris Discussion

Post by pp4me » Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:16 am

Kbg wrote:
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:45 am
Tough crowd this morning. I'm an ex-R who loves to call current Rs RINOs cuz the most popular/national level one are not conservatives at all. Actual conservatism is let others do their own thing, law and order, responsible government, no/small deficits.

So let's run the checklist on most current national republicans.

- Let others do their own thing - no, they actively push an opposing social agenda to the Ds

- Law and order - no, only the laws they like

- Responsible government - no, we are the only first world country with a COVID problem still

- No/small deficits - no, the ballooning of debt continues unabated

As Reagan once explained his leaving the D party, I didn't leave my party it left me.

As a general observation, I do think several state R parties have their act together and do a great job as compared to their D counterparts. I'm quite happy with mine and it actually still is conservative, though the RINO loonies are here as well. But where I live doesn't take to nastiness at all and therefore they aren't very successful in winning elections.

As for Biden and Harris, neither have anywhere near the dislike factor that Hillary has. So I suspect they will win. The far left actively campaigned against Harris getting the nod. The last election was my first ever vote for a non-R candidate. I voted L. This time, unless Biden truly appears to be mentally gone which we will see in the debates, I will vote D. I've long felt that when one of the big battle ground states goes solidly blue there will be a serious, and in my view, needed change in the R party. And there are 3-4 heading that way (AZ, FL, NC, TX). I just hope the damage isn't so steep it takes several decades to fix. Pandering to an elderly white, southern voter block is a completely loser strategy for the future. Chalk mine up to a protest vote at the national level, though I will vote R at the state level.
Except for registering as an R for a short time so I could vote for Ron Paul in the primary I have always been an I. I voted mostly for R's however until I got disgusted with Bush after the Iraq fiasco. Then I didn't vote at all for the next 12 years as I figured the R's weren't any better than the D's so what was the point? I went to bed on election night and learned who won with my first cup of coffee.

I did vote for Trump and will do so again.

Since you are going to vote D I have to ask is it because you actually support the things they are campaigning on (green new deal, free healthcare for illegals, etc) or is it because you think that it's mostly all talk and they aren't going to get very far doing these things if they are even serious about it?
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