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  1. XXJefferson#51

    XXJefferson#51 Well-Known Member

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    …Amid the collapse of the "public"-"private" distinction and the "other"-izing of half the citizenry by no less than the president himself, the stakes could not be higher. For instance, the antitrust debate now is not an academic one about the continuing relevance of Robert Bork's "consumer price theory"; rather, it is about securing the very ability of half the citizenry to conduct their lives with access to the most basic means and institutions of civil society. The debate is less about economics and more about dehumanization…










    https://townhall.com/columnists/joshhammer/2022/09/09/welcome-to-2tiered-america-n2612852








    The demonizing and othering of large segments of America’s population is wrong. The objectification to dehumanize is being done by Biden and in concert with the legacy media and big tech social media. The author here totally gets this right.
     
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    When Trump criticized Democrats he went after elected officials.

    The oatmeal stain feels the need to punch down and go after the voters, the average everyday American citizen themselves.
     
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    XXJefferson#51 Well-Known Member

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    That the democrats pulled their legacy media social media bill yesterday because an amendment passed specifically banning the collusion between news media and social media when it comes to censorship and censoring people, groups, ideas is proof positive that it’s always been about censorship and content control for them.
     
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    XXJefferson#51 Well-Known Member

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    That is the difference and the bottom line here.
     
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    FatBack Well-Known Member

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    But it was a brilliant "trap" according to someone who claims to do a lot of research.... Lol.

    Sure, if the goal was to make himself look like a hateful idiot.
     
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    Of course..... If they can't control the information available to you and thus the narrative their entire house of cards comes crumbling down.

    The truth is their enemy and the truth is not in them.
     
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    interrogative. i am unfaniliar with bork's "consumer price theory." can the article be referring to the "consumer welfare standard" in bork's "antitrust paradox?" or are we off somewhere in "public choice economics?"

    at any rate , i do not make the connection between quasi economic legal theory and trump's dehumanization of 1/2 the population in furtherance of gould's axiom.
     
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    You misspelled biden's dehumanization of half the population.

    Trump did not do that. That would be Biden but of course it's nothing new Hillary did the same thing. The narcissist are personally offended that someone might have different opinions than them
     
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    i did not mis spell anything, and you know it.
     
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    He didn't dehumanize half the population he clarified his remarks after the speech:

    I don’t consider any Trump supporter to be a threat to the country,” Biden told reporters when asked about the distinction. “I do think anyone who calls for the use of violence, fails to condemn violence when it’s used, refuses to acknowledge an election has been won, insists upon changing the way in which we rule and count votes, that is a threat to democracy.

    I wonder why you left that part out?

    On the other hand, when has Trump ever clarified that he talks about elected officials when he calls Democrats communists, or when he calls the media the enemy of the people? Or is this just your interpretation of his words, to suit your political agenda?

    Thank goodness we now have a president who does not double down on stupid once he says something he shouldn't have said.
     
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    He did not "clarify" a damn thing..... Assuming he said it, one of his betters probably told him how retarded it was and told him to walk it back.
     
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    Then you are evidently extremely confused and have no idea what it is you're talking about.

    Of course you could go ahead and clarify exactly what you mean...
     
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    Well that would add context and meaning and that's not going to help when lighting gas.
     
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    Sometimes people other themselves.

    There are people in this country who believe things that are incompatible with what the country stands for. We can't wait for them, they will have to stay behind.
     
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    So, you are saying my quote is a lie? Wouldn't be the first time you have called me a liar. Here is the article with the quote, however:

    https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-brie...rump-supporter-to-be-a-threat-to-the-country/

    Of course, like any good Trump supporter, you only hear what you want to hear. No surprise there. "Biden is the devil" has been cemented in your brain by years of RW media propaganda. It's hard to not fall for this confirmation bias.
     
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    I did not say it's a lie. And I did not call you a liar by any means. I have learned to take claims on this forum with a grain of salt when there is not documentation to go along with them.

    I heard the words the man said when he put his foot in his mouth and just because he went and tried to walk it back later doesn't mean that he did not mean what he said when he said it.

    You can buy all the excuses he's willing to sell you but I heard what he said.

    But you just drink the Kool-Aid that he's selling you
     
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    Yeah, that seems to happen a lot these days. Biden goes out swinging, calls folks names, demonizes half the nation, and his staff have to come back for cleanup. It doesn't mean that Joe didn't actually say those disgusting things. It means that his staff just figured out how destructive to their party he is. And of course, these are his actual feelings which is why he continues to use this language at his stump spots. Which makes the idea that he doesn't really mean it BS. he does. He just has to lie when he tells his friendly press that wasn't what he actually meant, even though he continues to say the same thing.

    I would point out there are a lot of communists in the democratic party. Suggesting that they don't exist is to attempt to defy reality. You seem deluded about this man you seemingly admire. Biden not only doubles down, he continues to swirl toward the drain with his hate filled rhetoric. These aren't the first of these comments of his, nor will they be his last. He continues to campaign on this notion that somehow castigating those who won't bend the knee as being dangers to democracy and the nation will continue. And as long as he's not bridled by his handlers, these little gems of hate will continue to flow from his mouth....
     
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    Oh he meant what said, the only reason he retracted was because of negative response from most Americans :)


    Biden: ‘Not a Joke. Not a Joke.’‘I’m Not Joking.’‘Not a Joke.’‘Not a Joke.’‘I’m Not Joking.’‘I’m Not Joking.’‘Not a Joke.’‘Not a Joke.’ | CNSNews
    Biden: ‘Not a Joke. Not a Joke.’‘I’m Not Joking.’‘Not a Joke.’‘Not a Joke.’‘I’m Not Joking.’‘I’m Not Joking.’‘Not a Joke.’‘Not a Joke.’
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    Moron
     
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    XXJefferson#51 Well-Known Member

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    There is no looks about that. That’s what he and his voters are…
     
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    Well the original kool aid guy was a Bay Area democrat
     
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    and that makes dehumanizing half of the population of the country OK? Good to know!
     
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    Two words: Patriot Act.
     
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    MAGA extremists are NOT half of the population.

    But, maybe you identify with them, which is why you thought Biden was talking about you. That's your problem.
     
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    Biden's staff consistently lets him down.
     
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    Biden has always been a clumsy gaffe happy politician, but now that he is the POTUS his advisers hold be able to clean up his message. This is a critical time for the nation Biden needs a staff that stands with him. We all eventually pay for it when a POTUS screws up.
     

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