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intheflow

(28,442 posts)
15. Another fine contender to this thoroughly depressing poll.
Wed Aug 2, 2023, 06:31 PM
Aug 2023

Sadly, I saw that coming in the ‘90s, more or less. SCOTUS stopping the ballot counting was when I first realized the Court could fall. I’d only known a majority liberal-leaning SCOTUS until then. It was devastating.

Trump being elected was quite a shock. lees1975 Aug 2023 #1
Same here. It was obvious as hell in 2016 that the orange creature was a ... Martin Eden Aug 2023 #17
I picked the 2000 election, because it led to all the other things. LisaM Aug 2023 #2
I'm in the same camp. Marcus IM Aug 2023 #5
you both have a fair point Recycle_Guru Aug 2023 #9
This. So much this. nt crickets Aug 2023 #12
Or it wouldn't have happened at all. LisaM Aug 2023 #24
I agree. Marcus IM Aug 2023 #27
Other-1996 IIRAIRA stuck in the middle Aug 2023 #3
fascinating read Recycle_Guru Aug 2023 #7
Cool! stuck in the middle Aug 2023 #11
I use to think 9/11 until I saw the POTUS instruct his MAGAT's to Emile Aug 2023 #4
Definitely 911 canetoad Aug 2023 #6
Citizens United by far Ponietz Aug 2023 #8
definitely agree that the case was almost like putting democracy in check Recycle_Guru Aug 2023 #10
Another fine contender to this thoroughly depressing poll. intheflow Aug 2023 #15
I voted 9/11 TheRealNorth Aug 2023 #13
What "9/11 news coverage" are you referring to? brooklynite Aug 2023 #14
it was a compilation video starting from before first plane Recycle_Guru Aug 2023 #16
9/11 was when we invited the security state with an engraved invitation Sympthsical Aug 2023 #18
This message was self-deleted by its author Celerity Aug 2023 #25
I agree--and the first massive war and invasion perpetrated by the US Recycle_Guru Aug 2023 #28
I vote January 6th...while 9-11 had a much greater loss of life...the Republic was not endangered. Demsrule86 Aug 2023 #19
I agree..one thing that made it less shocking Recycle_Guru Aug 2023 #20
It was the second attack. The first ocurred during the Clinton administration. Demsrule86 Aug 2023 #26
Almost a tie between Bush v Gore, Drumphf's Election & J6... electric_blue68 Aug 2023 #21
good points--I purposefully didn't go that far back Recycle_Guru Aug 2023 #22
I get it...I guess (depending on your age) it's like a quiet corner of.. electric_blue68 Aug 2023 #23
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