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The one who died under very mysterious circumstances? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_P._Wheeler_III (seriously - really weird, and he was definitely deranged)
no, it wasn't him.

maybe derangement was part of the job description?
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You attempted to use as a racist slur two groups of people you don't know very much about.

In an attempt to shut down opinions that didn't suit your point of view.

Think about it.
WTF a racist slur? Seriously amogles, get a grip. A right wing Trump supporter calling a lefty like me racist ... continue proving how unworthy you are to talk to.
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Old 15.02.2021, 22:53
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What are you even trying to say Tom?
USians are generally " uninformed and rather annoying individuals", to use your own words.

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WTF a racist slur? Seriously amogles, get a grip. A right wing Trump supporter calling a lefty like me racist ...
All lefties are racists.

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Old 15.02.2021, 22:54
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Such as people who don't understand the meaning of the word tory?
Comes from the Middle Irish insult for an outlaw or a robber. Very appropriate I’d say.
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Amogles has joined before you authorised him. Ton of other people did. Czech, Brits, Swiss, Romanians, Italians..other threads host Swedes, Germans, should the threads be reserved for certain passports? Political parties? That would be boring. I want to see your opinions on Swiss topics and others.
I’m sorry are those typos or are you struggling with your English darling?

I love speaking with people from around the world on a variety of topics, one of my favorite things to do. But when pompous people like yourself and amogles continue to prove, is that you know absolutely nothing on a subject you seem to think you are experts on. It is infuriating and quite honestly, has ruined this thread. Most of the time dear MC, I don’t understand what it is you are even trying to say. On top of this amogles has gone into deranged territory by saying I’m racist by referring to the country someone is from and the party they support.
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USians are generally " uninformed and rather annoying individuals", to use your own words.

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Tom - you know we are called Americans right?
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Old 15.02.2021, 23:10
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As far as I know, "tory" means those that support the conservative party in the UK.
And to me, a tory refers to any and all Brit ass licking USians. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loyali...can_Revolution)

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Old 15.02.2021, 23:12
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Do you have a source for your claim "the results of Officer Sicknick’s autopsy were revealed last week", so far as I know they are still a secret?
Sorry, I what I wrote was sloppy. The results were not conclusive, that’s what was revealed....they found no evidence of blunt force trauma and they were searching through all of the video to see if there was any evidence of him being struck.
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Tom - you know we are called Americans right?
No, that's an insult to those Americans who are not from the US, such as those from Canada, Mexico, and Central and south America.

So USians it is!

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No, that's an insult to those Americans who are not from the US, such as those from Canada, Mexico, and Central and south America.

So USians it is!

Tom
Ah I see ... two quality posts showcasing your keen intelligence as usual Tom.
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Old 16.02.2021, 00:28
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No, that's an insult to those Americans who are not from the US, such as those from Canada, Mexico, and Central and south America.

So USians it is!

Tom
USers might be more appropriate.
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Old 16.02.2021, 00:37
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A right wing Trump supporter calling a lefty like me racist ... continue proving how unworthy you are to talk to.
What utter nonsense.

I thought that even you wouldn't stoop to such depths.
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Old 16.02.2021, 00:59
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Sorry, I what I wrote was sloppy. The results were not conclusive, that’s what was revealed....they found no evidence of blunt force trauma and they were searching through all of the video to see if there was any evidence of him being struck.
Still sloppy There is no official statement that "they found no evidence of blunt force trauma" and no official statement "The results were not conclusive".

We now have the Alice in Wonderland situation of people here complaining about the NYT not withdrawing their anonymous source original fire extinguisher story when this withdrawal would also have to be based on anonymous sources.

Meanwhile, stories continue that GOP supporters are not the brightest bulbs on the tree; one has to laugh.
"Senator Mitt Romney of Utah, as the 2012 Republican presidential nominee and a former governor of Massachusetts one of the most known quantities in politics, was among the Republicans to vote to convict. For that decision, he was attacked by Utah Republicans with a petition to censure him including the line, “Whereas, Senator Williard [sic] Mitt Romney appears to be an agent for the Establishment Deep State.”

The petition, which misspelled Romney’s first name, “Willard”, was reported by The Atlantic’s McKay Coppins."

One would imagine Utah Republicans can spell the name of their own senator!
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And to me, a tory refers to any and all Brit ass licking USians. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Loyali...can_Revolution)

Tom
You want to lick a "Brit ass"? Usually, we Brits bend over to please but this is definitely overdoing it.
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No, that's an insult to those Americans who are not from the US, such as those from Canada, Mexico, and Central and south America.

So USians it is!

Tom
I'm pretty sure most Canadians, Mexicans and South and Central Americans refer to people living in the US as "Americans."

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Meanwhile....

I think someone still needs to explain to Deranged Grandpa that he lost the election.

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I'm pretty sure most Canadians, Mexicans and South and Central Americans refer to people living in the US as "Americans."
I thought they called them Yanquis or Gringos.
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Comes from the Middle Irish insult for an outlaw or a robber. Very appropriate I’d say.
And by extension a slur for the Irish in general, and all who opposed extreme Protestantism in general. And thus applied to those politicians who wouldn't tow the puritan rope.
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All lefties are racists.

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And by extension a slur for the Irish in general, and all who opposed extreme Protestantism in general. And thus applied to those politicians who wouldn't tow the puritan rope.
But that isn't the accepted meaning now. Tory = Conservative (big C). Whig was also a mildy derogative term, I believe. But also a handy shortcut descriptor for a certain political view.

It's like arguing that tart and trollop have the same insulting heft as they did originally.

Folk just don't like Susie's view so are piling on in an attempt to shut her up... while being very free with their own views.
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The Tea Party was formed in 2009, was damaged in 2012 by Obama's win and had more or less disappeared by 2016.

Pity as an orgainsed, energetic and ultra traditional conservative group they would have provided a good counterweight to the Trumpers.
with respect i see it differently. the tea party was an astroturf movement funded by the usual suspects that had a job to do and did it well. it wasnt built on small c conservative principles of upstanding behaviour but typical big C cynical Conservative politics of 'the ends justify the means' and 'by whatever means necessary'. it was a symbolic plot financed by the 1% who refuse to pay extra tax to fund public spending.

consequently trump's birther movement parallelled the tea party and the two forces coalesced when needed. all those tea party astoroturf protests at state capitols against democrat public spending and healthcare ... most of them birthers and trumpers, the sort of gun waving yeehahs by now everyones familiar with. the tea party worked with and around the birther movement. it provided positive material support. it didnt ever criticise the birther movement. they reinforced each other.

that the tea party would have no problem with trumpism as long as it served its purpose is in fact the story of trump's office. it's only when trump lost the election that the supposedly stately grandees of the party publically disowned him. but prior to that, all the while he had power and was able to enact (as he did) unprecedented amounts of favourable legislation for the 1% , they didn't complain at all (oc). they funded him!
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