General Democratic 2020 Election Watch

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  1. Splinty

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    So nope.
    From the poll website PDF...

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    Or @Splinty@Splinty hates Asians.....
     
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    If he were Asian he wouldn't be allowed to run for president.
     
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    ':rolleyes: Cos Asians can't be Americans. Makes sense....
     
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    Not if they want to be president. Americans come from America, Asians come from Asia. Being born in New York would make Andrew Yang an American.
     
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    The funny thing is they claim they are worried Biden can’t win against Trump. Crazy Bernie can’t, Pocahontas can’t, Kamala and Spartacus please they are back benchers. This is going to be fun watching them try to destroy the only one that can come close.
     
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    Biden is their best chance as long as he can keep it together in my opinion.
    Mr Gay Bootyjudge sure as hell isn't gonna beat Trump...


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    Cut the homophobic and racist line stepping.
    Wanna flirt and make jokes with the other members whatever. Even my gay friends can appreciate a friendly ribbing with each other. But stop turning it into a slippery slope. It's not what we want to be about.


    Also, Gay mayor Pete is a strong political candidate and it's only his youth and timing that makes him not competitive at the top of the ticket. He's a face of the christian left that the Dems have been missing for years.
     
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    Understood. It's hard when fag gets used when it's not changed into "big meanie" all the time and other homophobic inuendo gets used though without any consequences but I will ask what "racist line stepping" are you referring to?
     
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    He's like 18 years old, he can't help it. His brain understands the world through unfunny memes and idiotic generalizations.
     
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    Those tweet comments and the interviewer fundamentally misunderstand how the military determines troop movements, which is lead from the executive branch.

    Yes the number is led by the military to meet the mission...the mission that is being set by the commander in chief.
    Bolton is very hawkish towards an interventionist middle east policy. If our only goal was defense of allies against Iran, we have enough troops to do that in Kuwait and our air/sea assets nearby. They exist against first strike moves by Iran and justify the full scale invasion in response.
    But the goal isn't that. It's to align ourselves with the Saudis, UAE, Isreal, in a master plan to reshape soft alliances in the middle east...against Iran.

    Here is what Bolton believes:

    Opinion | To Stop Iran’s Bomb, Bomb Iran

    The question shoehorns the conversation into a this or that. But its not. If you believe that middle east policy is not being shaped by Bolton, then its someone else. But military brass doesn't just add troops without a political side from the Executive laying out the intended policy. Bolton is pushing the policy and the military leaders are asking for the support to implement it.
     
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    https://www.washingtonpost.com/poli...2c830afe24f_story.html?utm_term=.71f72b1b9475

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    Because throwing money in school districts were many kids do not want to go or learn is going to make a difference. I don’t have the answers to fix that but I know without changing ingrained attitudes and behavior first is nothing but a fools errand.
     
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  24. Splinty

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    It does.

    There are measurable and statistically significant improvements in social economic outcomes for better funded schools and for preK.

    It is as much exactly what you say as anything but it still works to combat poor social environments. It works because you take children out of broken homes and give them a semblance of supervision for a large period of the day early on. you provide inputs that low socioeconomic parents don't have the ability to provide due to their own lack of education. You allow low socioeconomic women to work earlier improving home incomes.

    So yes, it works. And people hate it only because it acknowledges societal failures at home as well as societys responsibility towards all children.

    It takes village and always has.
     
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