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Discussion in 'Green Bay Packers Fan Forum' started by gopkrs, Aug 2, 2020.

  1. GreenNGold_81

    GreenNGold_81 Cheesehead

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    Actually, the essence of fascism is ultranationalism (political science 101 grad here, yay school!). Though many political scientists would agree that Donald Trump is not a fascist per se, they would likely agree that he demonstrates fascist tendencies and that's concerning enough. Trump is unique, he's in it for himself, family and friends who are on his good side. Glad he's losing in the polls and the percentage of whites without a degree (his base) has gone down.

    I'm sure you'll retort with some silly questions, so I've preemptively posted some links for your reference. Just a little light reading for ya! ;)
    https://www.npr.org/2020/09/03/9074...-without-a-college-degree-continue-to-decline
    https://www.businessinsider.com/is-trump-fascist-jason-stanley-says-it-is-wrong-question-2020-7
     
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  2. Sunshinepacker

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    I hear people say this and yet i haven't ever heard a specific example at a major, accredited university.
     
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    George Carlin said, the average person is really dumb and just remember 49% of people are even dumber than that...
     
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    It's kind of pointless to argue about politics beyond a certain point because it's unlikely that you're going to change anybody's mind. But it's the basketball players who made it political.

    If 2020 has taught us anything, it's that. Funny thing is, most of us are probably thinking that, but for completely different reasons.
     
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    Don't think it took 2020 to teach anyone that. But that's the problem, some things are just common sense logic. And if people can't even agree on those things then idk...

    Like this statement , any person who brings a gun to a peaceful protest just doesn't get it
     
  6. GreenNGold_81

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    I think there's just a lot of inertia. You can lead a horse to water. At the end of the day, I think what people want is quality of life. For their work to matter and to make a difference. Somehow greed has gotten into this equation and it's never going to get out.
     
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    That's because it's usually uttered by the same type of person... Sweeping generalizations aren't always wrong.
     
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    That’s funny that you used the name Trump in the section I bolted. The names Biden, Obama, both Bushes, both Clinton’s, Sanders could have been used accurately in that sentence. All career politicians.

    Also, quoting anything from NPR is just like a conservative quoting only from Fox News.
    They are a leader in the 93% ultra liberal media gang.

    Stanley showed his cards by referring to Biden as a centrist and using the term “boring centrists” which encompasses a pretty substantial size of the American populace. Biden’s senate voting record from 2006-2008 put him in the very most liberal block with Obama, Clinton and Sanders. A centrist he most certainly is not. No matter what the illustrious Stanley states. By the way, Stanley has spent his entire life in academia. We’ve already probably addressed their political agenda ad nauseum so I won’t bother other than to say that academia and the mainstream news media is the mouthpiece of the 21st century democrat/socialist party.
     
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