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Re: Trump or Biden .Who you got?

99% of the time I find Full Circle's opinions quite diametrically opposed to mine, but never thought he was purposefully trolling. Both FC and Tony Clifton have a similar way of expressing their opinions which, often times, may come across as pushing buttons. I assume it's just me missing sarcasm completely, or just feeling a bit over-sensitive (if that's the case, I write a reply, and leave it unposted for a while, to come back to it later).

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99% of the time I find Full Circle's opinions quite diametrically opposed to mine, but never thought he was purposefully trolling. Both FC and Tony Clifton have a similar way of expressing their opinions which, often times, may come across as pushing buttons.
I, for what my opinion is worth, do not see them trolling nor pushing buttons. I see rock-proof, consistent opinion that just keeps peeving people off but whether it is "trolling" or showing integrity and loyalty to one's personal view is disputable. Of course that some people would prefer them to disappear. Why should they back down only because a lot of posters here show very low tolerance to opposing views? And, if they did change their opinion, wouldn't the same intolerant folks accuse them of flakiness? Instability? I have seen very little consistency in people's opinion online...I wouldn't call those loyal to their views "trolls". Thank you, Caleb, for voicing your point of view, I appreciate it and respect it even when we might not see eye to eye on some issues. And I like golf if it matters.
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Old 14.10.2020, 16:59
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You mean certain mods They indeed have the habit of banning people who happen to hold opposing views and gracefully ignore personal attacks and completely profane comments as long as they are delivered by someone with whom they tend to agree. The weaknesses of human nature are not unknown to our Mods too
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Old 14.10.2020, 17:15
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I appreciate it and respect it even when we might not see eye to eye on some issues.
I know that in political topics we certainly don't see eye to eye at all. never bothered me one bit. It never crossed my mind that it would be an issue, as much as not seeing eye to eye with someone else with regards to music style preference, or favourite sports to watch. So it really puzzles me how sensitive people have become lately to differences in how we see the role of the state, macroeconomics, international policy, etc (in other words, differences in political opinions). smh
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Re: Trump or Biden .Who you got?

Seems Trump believes ballot harvesting is OK so long as it is done by the GOP
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You mean mods!

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Re: Trump or Biden .Who you got?

For that matter - online drama, people flouncing or being banned is not going to influence the American elections, Brexit or Covid. I wish our forum was so potent but internet just isn't. Let's be nice to eachother here, we do have that in our control. Or at least reasonably civil.
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99% of the time I find Full Circle's opinions quite diametrically opposed to mine, but never thought he was purposefully trolling. Both FC and Tony Clifton have a similar way of expressing their opinions which, often times, may come across as pushing buttons. I assume it's just me missing sarcasm completely, or just feeling a bit over-sensitive (if that's the case, I write a reply, and leave it unposted for a while, to come back to it later).
Didn't you once tell me IRL that you don't do sarcasm?
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Did anyone catch the Pelosi interview with CNN? Ughh! On all levels... she accuses of all people, Wolf Blitzer (not conservative in the least!) and yet, she accuses him of being an "apologist"??? Has she lost her mind?

Well... apparently Doug Collins, a republican from Georgia, has set in motion a resolution for her removal as speaker.

As nuts as Trump and Biden are..She appears to be compromised as well given the CNN interview. What a mess the US finds itself in... Ughh!

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Did anyone catch the Pelosi interview with CNN? Ughh! On all levels... she accuses of all people, Wolf Blitzer (not conservative in the least!) and yet, she accuses him of being an "apologist"??? Has she lost her mind?

Well... apparently Doug Collins, a republican from Georgia, has set in motion a resolution for her removal as speaker.


As nuts as Trump and Biden are..She appears to be comprised as well given the CNN interview. What a mess the US finds itself in... Ughh!
Yes, appaling interview. She got angry, but she should have given concrete examples of what spending proposals in the Trump "offer" she was opposing. Blitzer went after her, which is great and shows CNN still has its moments, but of course the reality is that the Trump proposal never had a chance because he has no GOP support for it.

Biden is not nuts, he is a bit old and a bit confused sometimes. Still, likable guy and way better than Clinton who in her arrogance f-ed it all up and will never get over it (rightly so).
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Old 15.10.2020, 08:19
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That's 100% correct. I sometimes try, but it doesn't always work.
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That's 100% correct. I sometimes try, but it doesn't always work.
I dunno, I sense a lot of humor in your posts but 'those who seek shall find' or however that saying goes.

I find Trump hilarious, but I have a feeling he isn't trying to entertain me.
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Old 15.10.2020, 09:11
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I find Trump hilarious, but I have a feeling he isn't trying to entertain me.
In his rallies he seems to put quite a bit of emphasis in entertaining his audience, makes jokes...I think he tries very hard to be funny. Not when he's being obtuse, of course.
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In his rallies he seems to put quite a bit of emphasis in entertaining his audience, makes jokes...I think he tries very hard to be funny. Not when he's being obtuse, of course.
That's the funny bit, I think he puts it on..Or dunno, maybe there is some American sense of self-importance that we here find burlesque. Makes me think of Aristotle's Poetics.
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Old 15.10.2020, 09:27
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Makes me think of Aristotle's Poetics.
By Aristotelian standards, Trump is a great character: he's not "good" (as measured by conventional ethical standards), but he certainly is "appropriate" and "consistent", and his plot/mythos reads just like the pages of a greek tragedy suitably adapted to our times. So I can see that. Probably not all that different from the stories we don't read enough about in contemporary politics from the Phillipines, Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina, et al.
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By Aristotelian standards, Trump is a great character: he's not "good" (as measured by conventional ethical standards), but he certainly is "appropriate" and "consistent", and his plot/mythos reads just like the pages of a greek tragedy suitably adapted to our times. So I can see that. Probably not all that different from the stories we don't read enough about in contemporary politics from the Phillipines, Brazil, Venezuela, Argentina, et al.
Aristotle must have known about future covfefe moments. He's definitely not a Shakespearian type.
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Fake news!!!! Everybody knows that Trump is 6'4". People say that he is maybe taller, they say he's at least 6'13". Barron wears elevator Nikes, you've all seen the Fake News pictures.

(Joe wears size 12.5 shoes? )

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Social media doing themselves no favours in blocking the New York Post story on the Biden family dodgy dealings. Firstly it continues the narrative that they're not politically impartial whilst allowing the interpretation that they are publishers together with the can of worms that will open. Secondly there's the Streisand effect on the story we're now seeing as a result!
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Dude...watch it. I wear 13.
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