Saturday, June 9, 2018

Advice for Democrats

Bill Maher offered up some advice for Democrats in this 2017 video that's pretty funny.


Anonymous said...

I wish more liberals were like Maher. The personal divide would not be nearly as wide or deep if that were the case. I disagree with him on almost everything but I could still see myself laughing with him over a beer...

Anonymous said...

Liberals are anti-human. If you don’t see things their way, then they give you some secular judgement instead of telling you you’re going straight to hell. Didn’t agree w/ Obamacare? RACIST! the power trip gained momentum from there. And here we are. When Hillary lost, everyone was sexist. It had absolutely nothing to do with the ACA being the poison pill for the Democratic Party in America. They got drunk off their own Kool-aid for too damn long with wonton accusations for 8 f’n years and that’s why it’s so hard for most conservatives to give creeds new to, much less believe, Russian interference. Lol. Half of them of just don’t care, and are all like “the enemy of my enemy is my friend.” Ahh well.

Anonymous said...

The conflagration is coming. Are you ready?

Anonymous said...

The new minority speaks.

Anonymous said...

Maher just hoped that a recession would strike the US so it would be blamed on Trump. He can suck eggs.

Anonymous said...

If the party stuck to its true course to support meaningful raises in the minimum wage, real tax reform and a sensible move toward single payer they would likely have elected Bernie and a congress that would support sensible legislation on important issues. Transgender is as meaningful as eating live goldfish and sitting on flag poles was 100 years ago.

Anonymous said...

5:38 pm Please look up the definitions of liberalism and conservatism. They are not what propagandists for either party tells you.

I would point out to you that conservatives throughout the 50s were for abortion because conservatives don't think the government should be interfering in adult medical decisions. The founder of the National Review was for the legalization of drugs for the same reason.

Both parties , for propaganda purposes find the extremists and crazies in the other party and tell you they are representative. They are NOT.

I know that not all conservatives are racists, but some are. Not all liberals are easily offended over nonsense but some are. I know both conservatives and liberals who can make mountains out of molehills.

The fact is that extremists are now in control of both parties. That is each parties' base. GOP extremists have been strategically more effective and better financed. As a result they have gained more ground by appealing to libertarians and fiscal conservatives who make up a significant percentage of those who actually care about individual independence and who are more likely to put Nation before party or personality or GET EMOTIONAL.

Your little rant was emotional. Whether you rage or cry like a baby, your emotions are in charge. Two year old children have a temper tantrums and do both because their brains haven't developed and they haven't learned anything of value to help them make good decisions.

I want logic , reason , and solutions that can be supported by facts and history. I don't want lies ( including those of omission). I don't want slogans and quips and buzz words.

Burke said...

8:46, you rule.

As for Maher, he's an equal opportunity offender. In this case, he's got the Democrats squirming. Trump is in the White House because the Democrats were so anxious to make history that they nominated a poorly prepared black man who got elected, and then thought they could do the same for any woman they put up. Clinton was experienced, but too few Democratic wheeler dealers could see that her "experience" was mostly a mass of opportunistic ineptitude.

I favor impeaching Trump, who is definitely a "madman," as Maher says. But that doesn't help the Democrats if they nominate someone like Kamala Harris, who is a conflation of Obama and Clinton. It's not that she's a sort of black female; she is no more ready for the Presidency than Obama or Trump.

All I want is a grown-up.

Anonymous said...

If I were Bill, I would have 24/7 security as his life expeactancy without it is nill.

Anonymous said...

7:13 am You response to this thread is bizarre.

The assumption that voicing one's opinion via a vehicle advertised as comedic political satire would make a person a target for assassination is not the reaction of someone operating with a full deck of cards.

Do such assassins exist? Sure.

But, sane and educated people know assassination doesn't work. You can't kill thoughts, ideas or opinion through violence or imprisonment. You kill thoughts, ideas or opinions by proving the flaws or with better ideas, thoughts and opinions.

Assassins create martyrs and conflict. And, in the case of the latter, you should contemplate that your side, even if victorious, is not likely to remain victorious if their thoughts, ideas and opinions can't stand the test of time.

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