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Trump's twitter that these violent "shootem up" video games are the cause, really shows Trump's deep insight into this mass violence.
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Old 05.08.2019, 18:46
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Would you like you two get a room? Reids and Loz, I mean.
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Would you like you two get a room? Reids and Loz, I mean.
I'd have said you and Loz but hey ho! Whatever floats your boat.
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Old 05.08.2019, 18:51
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I'd have said you and Loz but hey ho! Whatever floats your boat.
I agree.
It seemed like a Loz and MC mutual appreciation society in this thread today.
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You just said that according to the wiki link Anti-Americanism isn’t a dislike of Americans, I showed you that it was so you then went and switched the discussion to polls which hadn’t even been mentioned.
the discussion was on the page you posted in support of your argument, the polls were on the page. Someone less generous than I might think you didn't realise they were there and that you only read the headline.
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Would you like you two get a room? Reids and Loz, I mean.
Fair point, duly noted.
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the discussion was on the page you posted in support of your argument, the polls were on the page. Someone less generous than I might think you didn't realise they were there and that you only read the headline.
Are your synapses firing today? Or do you honestly believe that the lack of a poll means anti-American feeling directed at American people doesn’t exist?
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Are your synapses firing today? Or do you honestly believe that the lack of a poll means anti-American feeling directed at American people doesn’t exist?
Ahem...there is a poll on your link...it's about 8 lines down though, so I can understand you not reading that far.
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I agree.
It seemed like a Loz and MC mutual appreciation society in this thread today.
It's OK MC, critical thinking is a gift bestowed on the few, not the many.
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It's OK MC, critical thinking is a gift bestowed on the few, not the many.
One of the funniest things I‘ve read all day. Thanks for the laugh.
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One of the funniest things I‘ve read all day. Thanks for the laugh.
That’s because you really believe Trump and MAGA are to blame.
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Trump's twitter that these violent "shootem up" video games are the cause, really shows Trump's deep insight into this mass violence.
Indeed, after all the US is the only country to have these violent "shootem up" video games.

Oh, wait a minute....
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That’s because you really believe Trump and MAGA are to blame.
You really have no idea what I believe. You‘re very droll though.


Trump has emboldened white supremacy and racism. That I believe. I also believe that his presence gives white supremacists a pass for their appalling behavior at his rallies. I‘m too tired to look for it now, but counties in the US where Trump has held his rallies or where he‘s appeared have shown an uptick in hate crimes.

After Charlottesville, it was Trump who said there were “ good people on both sides”. I don’t buy that.


So what I believe is that the presence of Trump and MAGA facilitates violence, in an environment where there are at risk individuals full of hatred and racism. Easy access to guns and online support work together to create a perfect storm of slaughter.

But this does not explain all gun violence. Not every shooter is a white supremacist bent on taking out brown people, Jews, etc. A lot are, though.

It’s a complex situation. There are structural problems in US society creating vulnerable individuals....but guns and MAGA rhetoric provide means and opportunity.


Thaaaaaat’s alll ffffffffolks!
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And Trump said one of the shootings happened in Toledo! Read from the teleprompter. Safer that way. Otherwise he would have said again that there are good people on both sides!
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Ahem...there is a poll on your link...it's about 8 lines down though, so I can understand you not reading that far.
LOL never, the guy whose been caught out before just quoting headlines without reading the whole story that actually disproves whatever racist point he's trying to prove that day would surly have learnt by now, wouldn't he??
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Ahem...there is a poll on your link...it's about 8 lines down though, so I can understand you not reading that far.
What
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LOL never, the guy whose been caught out before just quoting headlines without reading the whole story that actually disproves whatever racist point he's trying to prove that day would surly have learnt by now, wouldn't he??
You state Americans are too stupid to implement gun controls, and reckon I try to make racist points?! Lol right back at you!
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And Trump said one of the shootings happened in Toledo! Read from the teleprompter. Safer that way. Otherwise he would have said again that there are good people on both sides!
Bad things happen in Toledo - many people have told me there are mexicans there who are paid for steeling.
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OK, enough of your evasive nonsense, ignore list it is.
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You state Americans are too stupid to implement gun controls, and reckon I try to make racist points?! Lol right back at you!
I don’t know what he said, but it’s not stupidity, it’s greed. The NRA has invested big bucks in Congress and those guys want to hang on to their seats. Why, is another question, because with Mitch at the helm of the Senate, anyway, all they ever do is sit on their asses.

And, the NRA is the tool of gun manufacturers who obviously want to sell guns. Capitalism at its best.

Of course, now that the NRA is limping along....

Opinion polls support a desire for stricter laws by regular folk, but at the same time, people fail to express confidence in their congressional peeps to do anything.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-f...-idUSKCN1PX11I

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