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1harderthanyouthink
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6/4/2016 4:27:24 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
https://www.washingtonpost.com...

"Violence is absolutely and totally unacceptable. If people are thinking about violence, please do not tell anybody you are a Bernie Sanders supporter, because those are not the supporters that I want...I understand the anger. But we are not going to defeat Trump by throwing eggs or getting involved in violence of any kind."

Thoughts?
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6/4/2016 4:33:43 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/4/2016 4:27:24 PM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
https://www.washingtonpost.com...

"Violence is absolutely and totally unacceptable. If people are thinking about violence, please do not tell anybody you are a Bernie Sanders supporter, because those are not the supporters that I want...I understand the anger. But we are not going to defeat Trump by throwing eggs or getting involved in violence of any kind."

Thoughts?

Rhetoric like that could cause Hillary to lose the election to Trump. Most people already suspect the majority of the paid violence baiters and instigators are from Hillary donors.

Trump will desperately need the Bernie vote in November, so any sympathy Trump gets from Bernie, he would be extremely wise to embrace it.
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6/4/2016 4:40:32 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/4/2016 4:33:43 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
At 6/4/2016 4:27:24 PM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
https://www.washingtonpost.com...

"Violence is absolutely and totally unacceptable. If people are thinking about violence, please do not tell anybody you are a Bernie Sanders supporter, because those are not the supporters that I want...I understand the anger. But we are not going to defeat Trump by throwing eggs or getting involved in violence of any kind."

Thoughts?

Rhetoric like that could cause Hillary to lose the election to Trump. Most people already suspect the majority of the paid violence baiters and instigators are from Hillary donors.

The sad thing about our country is that I can see that happening - similar to how paid internet trolls has already been exposed.
I'll see you on the Dark Side of the Moon.

So much has gone, and little is new.

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Wylted
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6/4/2016 4:51:05 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
Good call. He is destined to lose and just staying in to drive voter turnout for local elections, so losing a few voters to quell some violence is fine
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6/4/2016 4:53:11 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/4/2016 4:40:32 PM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
At 6/4/2016 4:33:43 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
At 6/4/2016 4:27:24 PM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
https://www.washingtonpost.com...

"Violence is absolutely and totally unacceptable. If people are thinking about violence, please do not tell anybody you are a Bernie Sanders supporter, because those are not the supporters that I want...I understand the anger. But we are not going to defeat Trump by throwing eggs or getting involved in violence of any kind."

Thoughts?

Rhetoric like that could cause Hillary to lose the election to Trump. Most people already suspect the majority of the paid violence baiters and instigators are from Hillary donors.

The sad thing about our country is that I can see that happening - similar to how paid internet trolls has already been exposed.

I think that the speed with which Clinton responded to the situation was a bit suspicious. Look at any breaking news article, and her denouncement is in the first press release.
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1harderthanyouthink
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6/4/2016 5:31:28 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/4/2016 4:53:11 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
At 6/4/2016 4:40:32 PM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
At 6/4/2016 4:33:43 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
At 6/4/2016 4:27:24 PM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
https://www.washingtonpost.com...

"Violence is absolutely and totally unacceptable. If people are thinking about violence, please do not tell anybody you are a Bernie Sanders supporter, because those are not the supporters that I want...I understand the anger. But we are not going to defeat Trump by throwing eggs or getting involved in violence of any kind."

Thoughts?

Rhetoric like that could cause Hillary to lose the election to Trump. Most people already suspect the majority of the paid violence baiters and instigators are from Hillary donors.

The sad thing about our country is that I can see that happening - similar to how paid internet trolls has already been exposed.

I think that the speed with which Clinton responded to the situation was a bit suspicious. Look at any breaking news article, and her denouncement is in the first press release.

That would be the death blow to her - if it was found she was actually found to be paying people for violence, as opposed to the bullsh!t claims of inciting violence directed at Trump and Sanders.
I'll see you on the Dark Side of the Moon.

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6/5/2016 2:56:35 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
And on the note of San Jose, I hope the Sharks win.
I'll see you on the Dark Side of the Moon.

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Emmarie
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6/5/2016 4:38:33 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/4/2016 4:40:32 PM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
At 6/4/2016 4:33:43 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
At 6/4/2016 4:27:24 PM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
https://www.washingtonpost.com...

"Violence is absolutely and totally unacceptable. If people are thinking about violence, please do not tell anybody you are a Bernie Sanders supporter, because those are not the supporters that I want...I understand the anger. But we are not going to defeat Trump by throwing eggs or getting involved in violence of any kind."

Thoughts?

Rhetoric like that could cause Hillary to lose the election to Trump. Most people already suspect the majority of the paid violence baiters and instigators are from Hillary donors.

The sad thing about our country is that I can see that happening - similar to how paid internet trolls has already been exposed.

I am so happy that exposure of paid internet trolls finally happened; I've suspected it for years - but people used to say I need a tinfoil hat and other snide remarks. I also know that there are paid protesters, who don't support who they claim to. It's all about game, and seeing who can incite the most emotion and knee-jeck reactions.
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6/5/2016 5:23:24 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At an early Trump rally, Trump encouraged a supporter to punch out a protester. That was a stupid move, but Trump learned and now all the Trump rallies play a recorded message telling supporters to yell back, but to never start violence, and to just point out the problem to security people. Bernie did absolutely the right thing in condemning the violence. He has admirable traits of integrity on top of his delusional socialism. Hillary is what someone called "authentically inauthentic." it never occurs to her to say anything that is not computed to sell.

Leftists have been staging violent protests for many decades. No one has to tell them to do it, it's a natural accompaniment to their authoritarianism. The mayor of San Jose said that the mere existence of Trump supporters was inflammatory, so it was Trumps fault. That been the line on the hard left. You know, it's just like how the existence of black people inflamed the KKK.
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6/5/2016 5:45:11 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/5/2016 5:23:24 AM, RoyLatham wrote:
Hillary is what someone called "authentically inauthentic." It never occurs to her to say anything that is not computed to sell.

^This
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6/6/2016 12:16:31 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/4/2016 4:27:24 PM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
https://www.washingtonpost.com...

"Violence is absolutely and totally unacceptable. If people are thinking about violence, please do not tell anybody you are a Bernie Sanders supporter, because those are not the supporters that I want...I understand the anger. But we are not going to defeat Drumpf by throwing eggs or getting involved in violence of any kind."

Thoughts?

Stopping violence is always a bonus
"Hate begets hate"
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6/7/2016 12:24:26 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 6/6/2016 12:16:31 AM, Axonly wrote:
At 6/4/2016 4:27:24 PM, 1harderthanyouthink wrote:
https://www.washingtonpost.com...

"Violence is absolutely and totally unacceptable. If people are thinking about violence, please do not tell anybody you are a Bernie Sanders supporter, because those are not the supporters that I want...I understand the anger. But we are not going to defeat Drumpf by throwing eggs or getting involved in violence of any kind."

Thoughts?

Stopping violence is always a bonus

I agree with myself on that one.
"Hate begets hate"