Confused malcontents swilling Chardonnay while awaiting the Zombie Apocalypse.
589 messages in 12 discussions
Latest 12:21 AM by Jenifer (Zarknorph)
9331 messages in 64 discussions
Latest Jan-22 by PTG (anotherPTG)
Latest Jan-6 by Di (amina046)
Latest Jan-4 by NISSY (NISSY2)
Latest Dec-26 by Di (amina046)
17031 messages in 736 discussions
Latest 4/16/21 by Jenifer (Zarknorph)
Latest Jan-17 by David Finkel(ish) (mahjong54)
Latest Dec-31 by I Want Flowers (LiberalDem)
Latest Dec-29 by I Want Flowers (LiberalDem)
Latest Dec-26 by Di (amina046)
Latest Dec-25 by CamGeary
1689 messages in 106 discussions
Latest Jan-14 by CamGeary
Latest Jan-8 by I Want Flowers (LiberalDem)
Latest Dec-24 by I Want Flowers (LiberalDem)
5805 messages in 163 discussions
Latest Jan-11 by NISSY (NISSY2)
647 messages in 37 discussions
Latest Jan-7 by katiek2
7264 messages in 176 discussions
Latest Jan-7 by Di (amina046)
1972 messages in 83 discussions
Latest Jan-2 by Di (amina046)
Latest Dec-31 by NISSY (NISSY2)
Latest Dec-25 by Di (amina046)
4803 messages in 200 discussions
Latest Dec-30 by NISSY (NISSY2)
1687 messages in 51 discussions
Latest Dec-25 by I Want Flowers (LiberalDem)
Only one state actually had a problem and that was Illinois. The other 21 could not and did not present proof of Russian interference. Are the Russians good at propagandizing? You bet. And so are we and so is China and so are other countries.
IT IS SOW!
Jen meant exactly “planting seeds” of dissension and chaos.
Yes, but would you not be "sowing" division, as planting the seeds of it?
As opposed to "sewing" division, which is stitching material together - and is therefore the exact opposite of division.
I don't think any electoral system is tamper-proof, but voter fraud in the US is such a miniscule number that it is irrelevant to the outcome.
Russians definitely posted political memes on Facebook, but I discuss the politics of a whole bunch of countries here, and have used a meme or two to succinctly make a point (or just spar with someone for fun).
So am I interfering in your 2020 election by trying to persuade you to not vote for Trump?
It's kind of a conundrum, even without the Mueller report.
jra2750 said: Only one state actually had a problem and that was Illinois. The other 21 could not and did not present proof of Russian interference.
Sorry - I missed this. What did the dastardly Russians do in Illinois? Hijacked Yosemite Sam?
jra2750 said: Are the Russians good at propagandizing? You bet.
Maybe I come from a protected region. I could have sworn they were almost totally incompetent at persuading Westerners of anything. Those who purported to be persuaded were pretty much entirely self-radicalised. Not even beheading videos to salivate over.
jra2750 said: ... good at propagandizing? And so are we and so is China and so are other countries.
We're immensely good at it - a vast industry centred on Hollywood but with outposts at Elmstree Studios (home of "Carry on following that camel" and Benny Hill).
I didn't know the Chinese had anything remotely similar. Only Bollywood is remotely comparable and I'm sure they're not Russian nor Chinese.
Jenifer (Zarknorph) said:
There is a simple reason Donald Trump hasn't been impeached.
I don't need to read this story - the US Constitution is a terrible way to run a country.
Lindsey Graham erupts: Kavanaugh hearing an unethical sham
Published on 27 Sep 2018
While questioning Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) slammed the hearing as an "unethical sham" and accused Democrats for using the event for political purposes.
The politicisation of the Kavanaugh confirmation struck me most deeply.
They attacked and threatened the witnesses - as they've done so often before. They threatened their fellow Congress-critters.
Even if they'd had reasonable grounds to reject the evidence they went on to confirm a justice who had been found dreadfully wanting on a personal level. That was a terrible thing to do.
This man stands out - behaved as if he was himself very guilty and covering up for his own crimes.
Maybe this was the exact point when the US went entirely off the rails and started to plunge into a very dark place.