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    Quote Originally Posted by Pontifex Maximus View Post
    Americans over immigrants.
    By definition all Americans, apart from indigenous ones, are either migrants or descended from same. Trump's dad was a migrant as is his wife.

    The wall is Trump's Brexit, with the orange fool playing the part of May.
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    Trump starts a stupid fight over an issue he could have slam dunked months ago, he says he's responsible then flip flops and blames someone else, and this proves there's a (((Liberal))) plot to replace whites in the US? Strong logic there.

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    Its kinda ironic, that in civilized Countries the security of the job (and payment) is one of the major reasons to work for the state... I bet alot of the federal employees are regretting their choice right now.

    @Basil: Out of sheer curiosity, what kind of internet sites, newspaper or other media do you deem acceptable for information?

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    Thank you.
    Since a new week has begone, anything new on the topic? Are there even negotiations?

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    God I hope not.

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    Quote Originally Posted by The spartan View Post
    This is not an uncommon theme in civilization; once enough people are convinced that their opponents are truly and deeply evil, you can justify doing a lot of cruel things to them. Or, at least, tolerate the cruel treatment inflicted by the more extremist factions of your society. That is what creeps me out about your posts so much. I feel like if an extreme right-wing terrorist were to bomb a Liberal rally or something, you would be A-ok with that and probably engage in apologism on behalf of the terrorist (as has been done by people in the Charlottesville thread). All because, in your mind, the Liberals "started it", so they deserved what they got.
    A political cult always, always, tells it's cultists that they are the victims and are only defending themselves against aggression from the 'enemy', regardless of the leaps outside the boundaries of reality that is required to do so. This sort of mindset can be used to justify anything, and when taken to it's logical end you have people advocating civil war, concentration camps, and genocide.

    I'd like to think those saying we need a civil war wouldn't really gun down people on suspicion of liberalism...

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    Its kinda ironic, that in civilized Countries the security of the job (and payment) is one of the major reasons to work for the state... I bet alot of the federal employees are regretting their choice right now.
    My wife could have all that at a lot more pay and be living a much nicer place - don't forget public service. All her seed varieties are free, and all her data published openly and available for free (and all the coding I do for her is of course voluntary).
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