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by Lucrece
Fri Dec 02, 2016 7:06 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: Gamergate
Replies: 700
Views: 96294

Re: Gamergate

And while yes, that misogyny and anti-feminism always was around (and in part was absorbed into Gamergate), the overall Gamergate movement is still completely independent of that. Remember that Based Mom is a heroine of Gamergate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RVlCvBd21w ...you're using Gamergat...
by Lucrece
Sun Nov 20, 2016 9:10 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I'm done. So nothing whatsoever about Black voters then? It's in the links I gave on realpolitics pages back. Which you didn't read as it has become clear now. Black voter turnout was less for Hillary this election, but blacks do not vote at a lesser rate than whites in general. http://www.realclea...
by Lucrece
Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:59 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Now I know you are just arguing for the sake of arguing. You've even forgotten what you were arguing before; let me remind you: Even the exits, however, find that the Latino electorate gave a supermajority of its vote to Clinton. Figuring in the increase in Latino voters, Donald Trump received only...
by Lucrece
Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:50 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Um, yes. They can be both. They turned out for Hillary in record proportions because Hillary got more total votes than Obama did in his elections from Hispanics Huh? Okay, you have no fucking clue what the word "proportion" means. The proportion of Latino voters who turned out to vote inc...
by Lucrece
Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:41 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Does the other article make your comment not nonsense? You seem to be arguing that Latinos turned out for Hillary in record proportions but voted for Trump in record proportions. I don't know why you make the distinction between "turnout" and "votes" because in this context they...
by Lucrece
Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

The Washington Post article was about Latino turn out. They estimated Trump only got 18%. The other articles did differently. What does that even mean? That's a complete nonsense statement. It means someone asked for figures about Latino voter turn out. Washington Post did their estimates and resea...
by Lucrece
Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Even the exits, however, find that the Latino electorate gave a supermajority of its vote to Clinton. Figuring in the increase in Latino voters, Donald Trump received only 18 percent of the Latino vote, the lowest level on record for any presidential candidate . Hillary got a larger Latino turnout ...
by Lucrece
Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:04 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Blacks and Hispanics didn't fail Hillary by not turning out to vote. They turned out to vote in larger proportions for the other guy. https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2016/11/11/in-record-numbers-latinos-voted-overwhelmingly-against-trump-we-did-the-research/ Even the exits, howev...
by Lucrece
Sun Nov 20, 2016 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Blacks and Hispanics didn't fail Hillary by not turning out to vote. They turned out to vote in larger proportions for the other guy. Is that corroborated by actual vote numbers? A larger portion going to Trump, when combined with lower overall turnout, doesn't actually mean more of them voted for ...
by Lucrece
Sun Nov 20, 2016 6:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

PS: This is not a solely a white voter problem, Clinton's black and hispanic voters failed her by not voting. Blame voter suppression all you want, but that's only 2% of the vote. Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey dating back to 2002, African-American rates have always lagged Republican rat...
by Lucrece
Sun Nov 20, 2016 8:28 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

The Great Hippo wrote:So, does this article explain how you've come to the conclusion that women accusing Donald Trump of sexual assault and/or harassment are lying?



I'm past explaining myself through your constant indignation. You can tire with the moral outrage by yourself.
by Lucrece
Sat Nov 19, 2016 8:58 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

, and much air was given to the ridiculous last hour revelations of sexual harassment (which could have happened during the primaries or earlier, but conveniently didn't take place until the election was nearly done). Uh, are you forgetting that the video of him admitting to sexual assaulting women...
by Lucrece
Sat Nov 19, 2016 7:56 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Ehh... A thirty (plus) year propaganda campaign, convincing people the mainstream media was lying to them, and then getting them to only believe them, combined with a complacent mainstream media who didn't counter because they didn't want to seem biased, and whose idea of being balanced is treating...
by Lucrece
Fri Nov 18, 2016 11:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

It can be down to luck that you hit it really big in business ala Silicon Valley, but top businessmen with consistent records of getting and staying rich for decades doesn't happen by mere good luck. Considering how many people inherited their wealth and stayed rich forever, I think that's probably...
by Lucrece
Fri Nov 18, 2016 6:42 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

It can be down to luck that you hit it really big in business ala Silicon Valley, but top businessmen with consistent records of getting and staying rich for decades doesn't happen by mere good luck. I think the better aspect to focus on Trump for is the fact that his money is primarily from selling...
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 10:07 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Oh, good. During his acceptance speech, the glowing review Trump gave Carson was cringeworthy. All it takes is to look up the interview between Chris Cuomo and Carson to get a glimpse of his contempt. http://www.cnn.com/2016/11/15/politics/ben-carson-declines-cabinet-position-donald-trump/index.htm...
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 9:21 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Oh, good. During his acceptance speech, the glowing review Trump gave Carson was cringeworthy. All it takes is to look up the interview between Chris Cuomo and Carson to get a glimpse of his contempt.
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 9:09 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Mostly I'm less worried by Trump, who's just gonna hump the spotlight and leave the gruntwork to his appointments. 1) Bannon. Clearly given job as a favor for the Breitbart propaganda machine. When hardline conservatives like Ben Shapiro say Bannon is a horribly vindictive man, you know we're talkin...
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:32 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

That's true, but the many ways to game that database if you want to keep that database up to date as a real snapshot of who's in the country at the time you're making policy decisions makes the effort so inefficient. How do you go from distinguishing practicing Muslims who are secularized enough tha...
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:20 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Cubans are a heavy part of what tilted Trump to victory and that lazy bum Marco Rubio to re-election (despite being blatantly negligent with the dereliction of his legislative duties) in Florida. Obama chose the worst time possible with US-Cuba relations to inflame the Cuban exile population. He and...
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 7:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Hispanics: Analysis focuses on the “fast-growing” Hispanic vote, but the Hispanic share of the electorate has actually increased glacially. It was 8 percent of the electorate in 2004, 9 percent in 2008, 10 percent in 2012, and 11 percent in 2016. If we rely on the census data for the electorate, it...
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Problem is you couldn't even track religion if you wanted to as there's no reasonable way to gauge religiosity accurately anyways. The moment people catch wind of profiling, they'll just adjust their public displays into mere theater to feign the religions that don't get you in trouble. Sort of how ...
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:27 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

And then there are snooty dipshits who become indignant and start splitting hairs to save face when a google search proves an accusation wrong. Forum posting is a taxing activity when everyone is a crusader of some sort.
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:24 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I already condemned him, yet all the reaction I'm getting is as if I'm actually defending his views. I highly doubt anyone here thinks you're defending Trump. I also highly doubt anyone here thinks you believe Trump isn't guilty of plenty of racism. Rather, the problem is that you're so deadset on ...
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:14 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

No, that was just me laughing at your idea that germans and slavs were visually indistinguishable. Guess I'll start calling Hindus/Indians African Americans by next week, since it's all "arbitrary designations" anyways.
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 6:05 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

I'm getting swamped with Godwins, and now strawman Then three lines under It's impossible to argue against inaccurate criticism of Trump in this forum without being accused of wanting to launch the clown-elect into sainthood or shield him from deserved criticism. Look at that glass house you've got...
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 5:45 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Lucrece, you seem to think the lesson from the boy who cried wolf is that we should never, ever cry wolf. But the actual lesson is that you should only cry wolf when there's an actual wolf. Are you seriously going to try and argue that a man who claims a judge can't handle his case because he's &qu...
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 5:35 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Not really? In what way is being xenophobic to Italians or Poles as an Irish American remotely racist? The Mexican judge he was criticizing was white. http://www.newswithviews.com/NWV-News/Images/judge-gonzalo-curiel.jpg Gonzalo Curiel. Trump didn't mention a specific ban against mestizos or mulatt...
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 5:29 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Saying a judge is not fit because of perceived nationality is not racist, and neither is hostility to muslims. That's xenophobia, and the label fits him. But people don't use xenophobe because it doesn't poison the well like the nuclear label of racist does. Racist sticks far more easily and you mi...
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 5:17 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Saying a judge is not fit because of perceived nationality is not racist, and neither is hostility to muslims. That's xenophobia, and the label fits him. But people don't use xenophobe because it doesn't poison the well like the nuclear label of racist does. Racist sticks far more easily and you mig...
by Lucrece
Thu Nov 17, 2016 3:21 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Stop insisting that only "uneducated" people voted for Trump. The majority of college educated white people voted Trump , even if the ratio of uneducated white people voting for him was (much) greater. It's just a stealth attempt to undermine voting decisions by implying that people witho...
by Lucrece
Wed Nov 16, 2016 9:05 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Summary of Trump Transition disarray, by the courtesy of BBC . Summary speculation: Trump's son-in-law does not like Christie. Nepotist leaders sometimes can be effective (did I mention Napoleon) in spite of nepotism. At least, regarding some of their objectives. Or maybe I'm the hopeless optimist....
by Lucrece
Wed Nov 16, 2016 6:23 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Also it depends whether CU meant 10% as a percentage of the total: 79% + 10% = 89% of what a man earns, or as a percentage of a percentage: 79% + (10% of 21% = 2.1%) = 81.1%. The claim was 10% of the gap, or 2.1% for white women. I don't care about the total that works out to, because if they're ab...
by Lucrece
Tue Nov 15, 2016 8:44 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Next time leave the celebrities at home. Some pampered millionaire withg an overpaid job in entertainment telling people who to vote for certainly did not help Clinton. It made her look like she was in cahoots with Hollywood elites. People who are not particularly popular in the country as a whole,...
by Lucrece
Tue Nov 15, 2016 5:54 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Oh, I thought it was the women themselves that were protesting. Somehow this is worse. Because when I think upstanding members of the community with unshakable morals, I totally think of seedy Nevada pimps. And back to Trumpistan, Trump has no idea how much the President makes says he'll take only ...
by Lucrece
Tue Nov 15, 2016 5:28 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Next time leave the celebrities at home. Some pampered millionaire withg an overpaid job in entertainment telling people who to vote for certainly did not help Clinton. It made her look like she was in cahoots with Hollywood elites. People who are not particularly popular in the country as a whole,...
by Lucrece
Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:35 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Next time leave the celebrities at home. Some pampered millionaire withg an overpaid job in entertainment telling people who to vote for certainly did not help Clinton. It made her look like she was in cahoots with Hollywood elites. People who are not particularly popular in the country as a whole,...
by Lucrece
Tue Nov 15, 2016 12:28 am UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Next time leave the celebrities at home. Some pampered millionaire with an overpaid job in entertainment telling people who to vote for certainly did not help Clinton. It made her look like she was in cahoots with Hollywood elites. People who are not particularly popular in the country as a whole, o...
by Lucrece
Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:47 pm UTC
Forum: News & Articles
Topic: 2016 US Presidential Election
Replies: 8482
Views: 548636

Re: 2016 US Presidential Election

Sanders isn't perfect, what with his anti-GMO science stance and repeating the same false statistic of women earning 79 cents for every man's dollar. He spouts some ignorant shit now and then. But one thing you can trust Bernie not to do is fucking appoint slimy dipshits like Reince Priebus (or what...

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