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#317330 - 10/26/19 05:17 PM Re: Where have all the conservatives gone? [Re: NW Ponderer]
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I will say that Conservatives are prisoners of their own self-deception, a group untethered from the world of facts as evident by the many examples on this thread. Hmm
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#317334 - 10/26/19 06:33 PM Re: Where have all the conservatives gone? [Re: pdx rick]
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And y'know...to hear the Senator tell the tale there is no racism in Minneapolis because the police would know about it if there was.

2 Minneapolis officers fired over racist holiday tree decor

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#317336 - 10/26/19 06:40 PM Re: Where have all the conservatives gone? [Re: Greger]
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Originally Posted By: Greger
And y'know...to hear the Senator tell the tale there is no racism in Minneapolis because the police would know about it if there was.

2 Minneapolis officers fired over racist holiday tree decor

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Least we forget the most infamous Minneapolis police racism shooting of Philando Castile. Hmm
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#317337 - 10/26/19 07:00 PM Re: Where have all the conservatives gone? [Re: pdx rick]
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So it stands to reason that there were NO racists at the Trump rally.
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#317339 - 10/26/19 07:05 PM Re: Where have all the conservatives gone? [Re: Greger]
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Originally Posted By: Greger
So it stands to reason that there were NO racists at the Trump rally.

That's conservative logic for you. coffee
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#317342 - 10/26/19 08:10 PM Re: Where have all the conservatives gone? [Re: pdx rick]
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Originally Posted By: Senator Hatrack
When a person posts that everyone who attends a Trump rally is a member of the KKK and that they are bused in to attend them is so ludicrous that it boggles my imagination. If I or any other conservative post an article from any conservative sources it is dismissed solely because it is from a conservative source.he same article is posted from a liberal source it accepted without question.

Please cite that post, Senator. smile
Originally Posted By: pdx rick
Um...we have - that is why we have labeled Trump rallies as "Klan rallies."

Simply because Trump has a Klan rally in a blue district doesn't mean that the attendees are District folks. It is known that Trump rally are filled with people who are bused-in.
It you who said it pdx rick. The people that attended the Trump rally in Minneapolis were not bused in. The idea that the people who attended it were bused in is BS!
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#317345 - 10/26/19 09:06 PM Re: Where have all the conservatives gone? [Re: logtroll]
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Originally Posted By: Senator Hatrack
If I or any other conservative post an article from any conservative sources it is dismissed solely because it is from a conservative source. Yet if the same article is posted from a liberal source it accepted without question.

That may be what you perceive, but what I see is that most of what you call ‘rejected due to source’ is actually rebutted due to false content.

On the subject of bad sources, those can be identified generally by a lack of independently corroborating source material that shows the substance to be non-temious. As it happens, over time some purveyors news and facts establish a reputation for only pitching fake news and alternative facts. Because of that demonstrated lack of trustworthiness they will be quickly rejected as sources if there is no validating corroboration.

Of course, we are all free to express opinions, even opinions unsupported by solid factual information. But those can be rebutted by opinions, too. A good argument, on the other hand, needs more than that.
It is not my perception that the problem here logtroll. What you claim is rejected due to false content is because it is as William F. Buckley said about liberals.
Originally Posted By: William F. Buckley
Liberals claim to want to give a hearing to other views, but then are shocked and offended to discover that there are other views.
The responses to my comments prove what Buckley said. All of them we critical of me and in defense of a fellow liberal. It is not false content that is rejected it is anything that a conservative says that is rejected.
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#317346 - 10/26/19 09:28 PM Re: Where have all the conservatives gone? [Re: Senator Hatrack]
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Whatever you say, Senator. You're right, I'm wrong. Buckley correctly identified you as a Liberal.
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#317347 - 10/26/19 09:40 PM Re: Where have all the conservatives gone? [Re: rporter314]
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If people here are wondering where all the conservative that were on the Rant have gone I do not know where they went. But I do know why they left.

My recollection is they left because they could no longer defend the actions of the Bush administration regarding the invasion of Iraq. Remember all those WMD's?
Yes, I do. Do you remember these comments about Iraq's WMD?
Democrats on Iraq's WMD.
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Originally Posted By: State Sen. Barack Obama
"Now let me be clear -- I suffer no illusions about Saddam Hussein. He is a brutal man. A ruthless man. A man who butchers his own people to secure his own power. He has repeatedly defied UN resolutions, thwarted UN inspection teams, developed chemical and biological weapons, and coveted nuclear capacity. He's a bad guy. The world, and the Iraqi people, would be better off without him."
-- State Senator Barack Obama (Democrat, Illinois) Oct. 2, 2002

Originally Posted By: Sen. Clinton
"In the four years since the inspectors left, intelligence reports show that Saddam Hussein has worked to rebuild his chemical and biological weapons stock, his missile delivery capability, and his nuclear program. He has also given aid, comfort, and sanctuary to terrorists, including al Qaeda members ... It is clear, however, that if left unchecked, Saddam Hussein will continue to increase his capacity to wage biological and chemical warfare, and will keep trying to develop nuclear weapons."
-- Sen. Hillary Clinton (D, NY), Oct 10, 2002

Thanks for showing how hyper-partisan you are rporter314. Bush's invasion of Iraq had bi-partisan support but you forgot that. I wonder why?
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#317348 - 10/26/19 09:55 PM Re: Where have all the conservatives gone? [Re: Senator Hatrack]
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Originally Posted By: Senator Hatrack
Originally Posted By: pdx rick
Originally Posted By: Senator Hatrack
When a person posts that everyone who attends a Trump rally is a member of the KKK and that they are bused in to attend them is so ludicrous that it boggles my imagination. If I or any other conservative post an article from any conservative sources it is dismissed solely because it is from a conservative source.he same article is posted from a liberal source it accepted without question.

Please cite that post, Senator. smile
Originally Posted By: pdx rick
Um...we have - that is why we have labeled Trump rallies as "Klan rallies."

Simply because Trump has a Klan rally in a blue district doesn't mean that the attendees are District folks. It is known that Trump rally are filled with people who are bused-in.
It you who said it pdx rick. The people that attended the Trump rally in Minneapolis were not bused in. The idea that the people who attended it were bused in is BS!

Did I write that ALL people attending Trump's Minneapolis Klan rally were bused in? It is true that at other rallys has some attendees bused in? Yes, yes, and yes. smile
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