American Politics

Debate about anything going on in the world.
Please remember everyone has their own opinion

Re: American Politics

Postby StLGooner » Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:35 pm

DiamondGooner wrote:
Angelito wrote:Then there's America (sorry LAGooner :( ) where 90% of the people don't understand socialism, where people are obsessed with race and ethnicity more than the other half of the world,


They are raised on "Socialism = Communism" ethos


Yep, you say the word socialism here and people think of communism. The narrow mindedness of the people here is killing us. I even argued with someone about this, gave them a whole article about how a democratic socialism would work here and they still just thought "communism". :BangHead:
Formerly ChVint22

In Arsene we RUST!?!?





"I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing, and that is that I know nothing"
User avatar
StLGooner
SE13
SE13
 
Posts: 32360
Joined: Mon Aug 06, 2007 1:07 pm
Location: St. Louis, Mo USA

Re: American Politics

Postby UFGN » Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:44 pm

StLGooner wrote:
DiamondGooner wrote:
Angelito wrote:Then there's America (sorry LAGooner :( ) where 90% of the people don't understand socialism, where people are obsessed with race and ethnicity more than the other half of the world,


They are raised on "Socialism = Communism" ethos


Yep, you say the word socialism here and people think of communism. The narrow mindedness of the people here is killing us. I even argued with someone about this, gave them a whole article about how a democratic socialism would work here and they still just thought "communism". :BangHead:


You have public schools

Police

Army.... and healthcare for soldiers

Social Services e.g. child protection

Street cleaning and rubbish disposal

Libraries

Etc etc et fuckin c

But because these guys have been force fed Health Insurance Company propaganda from birth, then to add public healthcare to that list would be...... SOCIALISM boooo! Hissssss!
A DECADE OF EXCUSES

WENGER OUT
User avatar
UFGN
Member of the Year 2014
Member of the Year 2014
 
Posts: 14886
Joined: Wed Jan 16, 2008 1:46 pm
Location: London, init

Re: American Politics

Postby Zedie » Wed Jan 17, 2018 4:52 pm

Obama got attacked for putting mustard on his burger (unamerican), wearing a tan suit (unbecoming of a president) amongst other things.

If there are any right wingers on the boards, it'd be interesting to hear how they explain trump and his increasingly erratic behaviours, decisions and statements or what he's doing to the country via the Senate and exec orders.

How could you honestly argue that he's trying to make a positive change to America and the rest of the world?
Image
User avatar
Zedie
Member of the Year 2011, 2013
Member of the Year 2011, 2013
 
Posts: 29422
Joined: Mon Oct 25, 2010 12:09 pm
Location: in the man cave

Re: American Politics

Postby DiamondGooner » Wed Jan 17, 2018 6:28 pm

Zedie wrote:Obama got attacked for putting mustard on his burger (unamerican), wearing a tan suit (unbecoming of a president) amongst other things.

If there are any right wingers on the boards, it'd be interesting to hear how they explain trump and his increasingly erratic behaviours, decisions and statements or what he's doing to the country via the Senate and exec orders.

How could you honestly argue that he's trying to make a positive change to America and the rest of the world?


Quite frankly I wouldn't even bother ......... if you think you're gonna get an ounce of sense out of Right or far Left these days your reaching in vain.

Quite frankly I've never been happier to be Centre, only the loons inhabit the fringes and the fringes have become bigger than the middle ground these days.
Image
User avatar
DiamondGooner
Arsène Wenger
Arsène Wenger
 
Posts: 13289
Joined: Wed Nov 21, 2012 11:35 am
Location: Anywhere Propa_Nutcase isn't.

Re: American Politics

Postby Angelito » Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:08 am

The ongoing immigration debate:

Trump doesn't know how Diversity Visa Lottery program and chain immigration works.

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics ... mmigration

The moron actually can't distinguish between legal and illegal immigrantion.

And there were people cheering for him in the crowd as he was blatantly lying about immigration rules.

If there were a Lord of Stupidity somewhere in the skies, he/she/it would be proud.

Hilarious.
Image
User avatar
Angelito
Global Moderator
Global Moderator
 
Posts: 20801
Joined: Fri May 25, 2012 9:32 am
Location: The Overlook Hotel

Re: American Politics

Postby DiamondGooner » Mon Jan 29, 2018 12:19 pm

I'm not one for all this Left wing clap trap, picket line and stamp our feet like children having a tantrum ........... but in this case I say go for it.

Trump has proven himself unfit, unfit as a human being to be President, I thought the rousing nonsense would be dampened down when he took office but he's just a mess, completely unfit to hold office and has edged toward and courted the Far Right way to much for anything I'm comfortable with.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/ ... 51666.html

Brexit or no Brexit he should be told to fk off from coming here.

He has no class or dignity to be visiting our shores on a state visit.
Image
User avatar
DiamondGooner
Arsène Wenger
Arsène Wenger
 
Posts: 13289
Joined: Wed Nov 21, 2012 11:35 am
Location: Anywhere Propa_Nutcase isn't.

Re: American Politics

Postby UFGN » Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:30 pm

Trump boasting he's got unemployment among the black population down to 6.3%

6.3% y'know

Rah
A DECADE OF EXCUSES

WENGER OUT
User avatar
UFGN
Member of the Year 2014
Member of the Year 2014
 
Posts: 14886
Joined: Wed Jan 16, 2008 1:46 pm
Location: London, init

Re: American Politics

Postby UFGN » Mon Jan 29, 2018 9:48 pm

DiamondGooner wrote:I'm not one for all this Left wing clap trap, picket line and stamp our feet like children having a tantrum ........... but in this case I say go for it.

Trump has proven himself unfit, unfit as a human being to be President, I thought the rousing nonsense would be dampened down when he took office but he's just a mess, completely unfit to hold office and has edged toward and courted the Far Right way to much for anything I'm comfortable with.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/ ... 51666.html

Brexit or no Brexit he should be told to fk off from coming here.

He has no class or dignity to be visiting our shores on a state visit.



He accepted support during the campaign from the KKK without bothering to condemn them

I pointed this out to you at the time and you shrugged it off like it was nothing

Now you're not happy that he's cosied up to the far right?
A DECADE OF EXCUSES

WENGER OUT
User avatar
UFGN
Member of the Year 2014
Member of the Year 2014
 
Posts: 14886
Joined: Wed Jan 16, 2008 1:46 pm
Location: London, init

Re: American Politics

Postby Royal Gooner » Tue Jan 30, 2018 4:46 pm

UFGN wrote:Trump boasting he's got unemployment among the black population down to 6.3%

6.3% y'know

Rah


What was it even before?
User avatar
Royal Gooner
Dennis Bergkamp
Dennis Bergkamp
 
Posts: 7760
Joined: Fri Nov 23, 2012 5:38 pm

Re: American Politics

Postby Zenith » Sat Feb 17, 2018 12:52 am

Image
Image
User avatar
Zenith
Global Moderator
Global Moderator
 
Posts: 26473
Joined: Tue Dec 13, 2011 1:48 pm
Location: Gallia Belgica, 5 hours away from The Grove

Re: American Politics

Postby UFGN » Sat Feb 17, 2018 1:00 am

Zenith wrote:Image


Obvs need more guns then

Only a good guy with a gun can stop a......

Sorry, can't keep a straight face lol
A DECADE OF EXCUSES

WENGER OUT
User avatar
UFGN
Member of the Year 2014
Member of the Year 2014
 
Posts: 14886
Joined: Wed Jan 16, 2008 1:46 pm
Location: London, init

Re: American Politics

Postby aniym » Sat Feb 17, 2018 3:29 am

You know guns are sacred when it's white kids getting killed and the ruling party will stand there lile bush reading my pet goat on 9/11
aniym
David Rocastle
David Rocastle
 
Posts: 4007
Joined: Tue Dec 18, 2012 3:43 am

Re: American Politics

Postby DiamondGooner » Yesterday 2:28 am

UFGN wrote:
DiamondGooner wrote:I'm not one for all this Left wing clap trap, picket line and stamp our feet like children having a tantrum ........... but in this case I say go for it.

Trump has proven himself unfit, unfit as a human being to be President, I thought the rousing nonsense would be dampened down when he took office but he's just a mess, completely unfit to hold office and has edged toward and courted the Far Right way to much for anything I'm comfortable with.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/ ... 51666.html

Brexit or no Brexit he should be told to fk off from coming here.

He has no class or dignity to be visiting our shores on a state visit.



He accepted support during the campaign from the KKK without bothering to condemn them

I pointed this out to you at the time and you shrugged it off like it was nothing

Now you're not happy that he's cosied up to the far right?


There is a difference though to trying to gain votes and what you do once in office.

Take UK politicians for e.g, they make all sorts of promises in campaigns but once elected they do none of it.
Image
User avatar
DiamondGooner
Arsène Wenger
Arsène Wenger
 
Posts: 13289
Joined: Wed Nov 21, 2012 11:35 am
Location: Anywhere Propa_Nutcase isn't.

Re: American Politics

Postby Özilfan » Yesterday 6:29 pm

UFGN wrote:
Zenith wrote:Image


Obvs need more guns then

Only a good guy with a gun can stop a......

Sorry, can't keep a straight face lol


10x as many murders by gun in Ireland as in the UK. In fact, there's a smaller difference in gun related deaths between Ireland the US than there is between Ireland and the UK. That's a very interesting stat and tells me they should be doing a lot better over in the so-called "Emerald Isle".
Özilfan
Tony Adams
Tony Adams
 
Posts: 2147
Joined: Sat Aug 22, 2009 2:19 pm

Re: American Politics

Postby Özilfan » Yesterday 6:31 pm

aniym wrote:You know guns are sacred when it's white kids getting killed and the ruling party will stand there lile bush reading my pet goat on 9/11


Good point. Everyone used to say that no-one did anything about guns when it was just black folk getting killed. But that's clearly bollocks. They don't give a shit about anyone or anything as long as they can legally own assault rifles, machine guns and rocket launchers before they're old enough to buy beer.
Özilfan
Tony Adams
Tony Adams
 
Posts: 2147
Joined: Sat Aug 22, 2009 2:19 pm

PreviousNext

Return to The Big Debate

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 1 guest