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Old 08-08-2017, 12:09 PM
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This is not a knock soley on the Democrat wing of the American Progressive Party, the Republican wing has plenty of fuddled old farts, too. Initial posts will be weighted toward the Dems.


It's funny that the Democrats always project themselves as "young and hip".

Nancy Pelosi - Age 77 - has had all kinds of slurred words and misstatements lately. She is sometimes confused and doesn't seem to know if Bush II is the president or tRUMP....
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95OZvCCA3FE

Nancy "Nazi" Pelosi

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Old 08-08-2017, 12:11 PM
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Maxine Waters - Age 78 - wants to "Peach tRUMP" (peach Trump, I say, peach em)

And after tRUMP is "peached" she recently said she wanted to peach Vice President.....Putin.

When asked if Putin was really VP, she gathered her thoughts for a bit and came up with Pence.

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Ok, Mohican - where are the Republicans?
Ok,so Paul Ryan is an exception at 47. But he's practically been in DC his whole adult life.
Sharia Compliant Paul Ryan below



Paul Ryan's predecessor as Speaker of the House, John Boner
wait, he's just an aging boomer at 67


No discussion about senile leaders and about allowing someone to be there too long is complete without John "Insane" McCain


Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnel Age 75
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Hank Johnson - age 62. Hank is the Representative that asked military personnel in a House hearing if the Island of Guam could capsize

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Wait - Guam won't capsize? I can take off my life jacket next time I'm on that island?
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Sherrod Brown - Senator - age 64
(seen measuring his dick in this photo)



How could I leave Harry Reid, age 77 off? Omission corrected here:


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Senator Diane FineSwine - D- Kowlifornia - 84


Some of these people work hard to preserve their looks. I wonder how much of their discretionary budget is spent on botox, plastic surgery, sacrifices to Moloch, etc?

Barbara Boxer - Age 76
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Mo, you seem passionate about your politics, which means you're an idealist at heart and that's a good thing, but you concentrate too much on what is going on in the periphery of politics. To really change the political atmosphere you have to think about not the daily happenstance, but about the ideals upon which a politic is based.

Capitalist democracy (though it's akin to blasphemy to call what we have either capitalist or democratic) just isn't working. Very clever people have been working since the inception of these to make them morally acceptable, and they're failing spectacularly regardless. No amount of minute dissection of the daily affairs of this failing system is going to have as great and beneficial an impact as revolutionising the system itself.

We're living in an age where the technology exists to mechanise the vast majority of labour and yet some work seven day, twelve hour a day, shifts in return for barely enough to subsist, while others born into wealth have done nothing but enjoy fruits they never earned. That's a failed system in my opinion. Who can positively say an hour of a lawyer's life is worth twelve times an hour of a labourer's? We've got a system that devalues the majority of life so that a minority can have an unfair and disproportionate share - failed system.

You can rail against the Democrats all you like, but the Republicans answer to the same economic benefactors and are yoked to the same elitist agendas that are detrimental to the many for the sake of the few. Whether you vote for one or the other will have zero overall impact on what happens.

Eventually you have to accept that you can't fix a boat full of rotten timber by minutely dealing with each rotten part, and build a new one.
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Epi - I got a good chuckle from your post. We're not a capitalist democracy - The US is supposed to be a representative republic with small flirtations with democracy at State and Local levels.

I either didn't lead the horse close enough to water or the instinct to drink has not yet been imprinted.

A little looking around might see that I'm not a fan of most republicans holding office.
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Epi - I got a good chuckle from your post. We're not a capitalist democracy - The US is supposed to be a representative republic with small flirtations with democracy at State and Local levels.

I either didn't lead the horse close enough to water or the instinct to drink has not yet been imprinted.

A little looking around might see that I'm not a fan of most republicans holding office.
You're honestly going to claim the US isn't supposedly democratic and capitalist? I know, and acknowledged in my first post, that the administration has strayed far enough from democratic ideals to render calling it democratic a joke, but that's more about corruption of the ideal than any claim the US is not supposedly democratic in the first place. The term representative republic is, according to Wikipedia, interchangeable with representative democracy, so chuckle as you like.

As for whether you're a fan of most Republicans - I don't think anyone who's a regular here would consider you anything other than leaning toward republican whether or not you disapprove of certain partisans amongst them.
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Eripiomundus -- it's pretty much understood throughout the world that a republic is a form of democratic government -- and that in the context you're using it, you're not talking about a direct democracy. But some people here in the sates will think it's a smart thing to correct you.

I once posted a quote by W.E.B. Du Bois, the historian, author and social critic in which he mentioned democracy in the general sense --

Sure enough, someone came along and ignored the context of the word and overall meaning of the quote just so he could say, "Hey, FYI! We live in a republic, not a democracy!

Because W.E.B. Du Bois had NO idea what kind of government we have here in the U.S.!

Chuckles indeed...

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As for whether you're a fan of most Republicans - I don't think anyone who's a regular here would consider you anything other than leaning toward republican whether or not you disapprove of certain partisans amongst them.
then you lack certain powers of observation. Or you fall into a binary of "If not decidedly Democrat, must be Republican.

Man, I wish James Webb would have gotten the 2016 Dem nomination.....
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I guess the definition of the word "leaning" is now up for debate...
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And James Webb is now a OK with same sex marriage.

Must be one of them deviant degenerate types!

Yeee haw!!!
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