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KingCharlemagne

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Have you no sense of decency, Madame Secretary, at long last? Have you left

no sense of decency?

http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/welch-mccarthy.html
Posted by KingCharlemagne | Sun Feb 14, 2016, 08:22 AM (2 replies)

HOLY SHIT! Trump just implied that Bush should have been impeached for Iraq. This

republican debate is a classic for the ages!

Streaming live now on CBS.
Posted by KingCharlemagne | Sat Feb 13, 2016, 09:39 PM (79 replies)

If you support Hillary, you support Kissinger. If Democrats nominate Hillary, they

are endorsing Kissinger. What a profound insult to humanity.
Posted by KingCharlemagne | Fri Feb 12, 2016, 08:54 AM (155 replies)

The virtual tie in Iowa sggests that Bernie Sanders is just as 'electable' as Hillary Clinton. So

let us now dispense with the canard about who would be more 'electable' in the GE and move to more substantive issues. Let the remainder of this nominating campaign be a debate of ideas, of visions for moving the country and its people forward while leaving no one behind. This is the best way to ensure that our nominee, whoever he or she may be, will win in November against a party that offers at best to keep the status quo and, at worst, to move the country backward.
Posted by KingCharlemagne | Wed Feb 3, 2016, 09:38 AM (99 replies)

What makes me puke: the prospect of Sanders (or Hillary or MoM) having to

concede to the likes of scum like Trump or Cruz.

I honestly don't think I will be able to bear it.
Posted by KingCharlemagne | Sat Jan 30, 2016, 11:08 PM (10 replies)

Something that has been bothering me: just how bad would a President Trump or

President Cruz be, presiding over a (presumably) Republican Congress with the power to appoint members of SCOTUS and the federal judiciary (with few or no blocks to their confirmation)? Would there be any remaining institutional checks on a President Trump or Cruz?

One of my Socialist comrades posted this in response to my stating my fears: "one party temporarily holding a strong majority (does not) mean a 'one-party fascist state' ". He pooh-poohs the idea that a President Trump or Cruz would be demonstrably worse than a President Sanders or Clinton. He therefore implies that I am letting my fears get the best of my good sense.

So why am I so frightened of a Trump or Cruz presidency? Are my fears overblown? Or am I correct to be scared shitless?

Posted by KingCharlemagne | Fri Jan 22, 2016, 01:58 PM (24 replies)

Don't give Social Security to those that are rich, yada yada yada. Post-secondary education

(at public institutions) should be available to everyone free and on demand, much like elementary and high school is now.
Posted by KingCharlemagne | Fri Jan 22, 2016, 10:13 AM (1 replies)

The people of Flint, Michigan should escort all state officials outside the

city limits under armed escort, should cease ALL state tax collections and remittances and should set up armed militia around the city's borders to keep all state officials out.

Goddamn, but I am mad. Fuck you, Snyder, you miserable sack of shit. And fuck all Republicans, each and every mother-fucking one of them.

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flint_water_crisis.

Posted by KingCharlemagne | Mon Jan 18, 2016, 10:34 AM (30 replies)

Bullshit! Got to put my hip waders on because the shit is

sure getting deep.
Posted by KingCharlemagne | Mon Jan 18, 2016, 12:33 AM (1 replies)

Well, the word may hav lost much of its sting in the 25 years since the collapse of the USSR. But

I'm sorry to inform you that Sanders, bless his soul, is as capitalist as the day is long.

I like him a lot but let's be honest: Most Americans don't have the slightest idea what socialism is or what it means.
Posted by KingCharlemagne | Sun Jan 17, 2016, 02:59 PM (2 replies)
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