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 Post subject: Re: Notorious RBG
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 2:53 pm 
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I've never understood the need to denigrate left of center politics.


It's an old tactic. Make your shitty policy look good by telling and retelling the Big Lie that everyone else's is worse.

Newt Gingrich brought it into the post-modern era, and goober bush's people adapted it to the post-truth era. Iraq has WMD because we say it does. That old rusted out semi parked behind a building is a chemical warfare lab because we say it is. Don't ask questions, there's a war on, you know. Only left wingers ask questions, and they're all traitors, you know.

Mix in some of Naomi Klein's Shock Doctrine. Make something bad happen, then grab the narrative and blame it on left wingers, immigrants, terrorists, or whoever plays best in the Nooz ratings this year.

Real big in Hitler's rise to power. (Godwin himself has declared a suspension of his law for the duration. I'm claiming an exemption on that basis.)

Glen got it from radio talk show hosts, and now it's a core belief. That's all the time I'm going to waste on his dream world.

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 Post subject: Re: Notorious RBG
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It's an old tactic. Make your shitty policy look good by telling and retelling the Big Lie that everyone else's is worse.

Newt Gingrich brought it into the post-modern era, and goober bush's people adapted it to the post-truth era. Iraq has WMD because we say it does. That old rusted out semi parked behind a building is a chemical warfare lab because we say it is. Don't ask questions, there's a war on, you know. Only left wingers ask questions, and they're all traitors, you know.

Mix in some of Naomi Klein's Shock Doctrine. Make something bad happen, then grab the narrative and blame it on left wingers, immigrants, terrorists, or whoever plays best in the Nooz ratings this year.

Real big in Hitler's rise to power. (Godwin himself has approved of a suspension of his law for the duration. I'm claiming an exemption on that basis.)

Glen got it from radio talk show hosts, and now it's a core belief. That's all the time I'm going to waste on his dream world.

I agree with you. Newt Gringrich is the main cause of today's vitriolic political environment. We see it today with McConnell saying Democrats are hurting the military and their families with the shutdown or Trump saying Democrats will have blood on their hands every time an illegal alien kills an American. Their tactic is really very simple; make outlandish statements and put your opponent on the defensive trying to disprove them. It like the old loaded question "Have you stopped beating your wife?" Either way you answer it means you beat your wife.

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 Post subject: Re: Notorious RBG
PostPosted: Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:45 pm 
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You know you made derogatory remarks about her to me personally in conversations. You can lie if you want. We both know the truth.


So you are the type of person who would take something said in jest in a private conversation and misrepresent it in order to attack a person. I should have known better than to trust a union man.
But, you need not worry things said to me in private not only never get twisted they stay private

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 Post subject: Re: Notorious RBG
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So you are the type of person who would take something said in jest in a private conversation and misrepresent it in order to attack a person. I should have known better than to trust a union man.
But, you need not worry things said to me in private not only never get twisted they stay private

Wow, pull out that victim card! :roll: You've said enough on this board about Pelosi and Clinton that tells how you think. You're just failing about now.

In other news, the Notorious RBG herself talks about her SNL portrayal, via HuffPo.


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 Post subject: Re: Notorious RBG
PostPosted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 1:26 pm 
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Ginsburg won't attend Trump's SOTU.

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Good for her. I wouldn't attend either. IMO, Dems should all collectively walk out on him or not attend period, although that won't happen.

Trump has done nothing but try to divide and destroy the USA and relationships with her allies. He attacks fellow Americans and American institutions continuously while buddying up to the enemy and padding his own pockets.

A reset is utter bullshit. He's not fit to be the president and he's not worth being heard reading a bullshit speech.

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 Post subject: Re: Notorious RBG
PostPosted: Sun Jan 28, 2018 1:33 pm 
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Notorious RBG throwing tha shade! :rw) :rw) :rw) :rw) :rw) :rw)

She don't take no shit from the Donald!


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PostPosted: Thu Mar 08, 2018 6:44 pm 
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RBG: the trailer is here.

www.youtube.com Video from : www.youtube.com


See the documentary May 4th.

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 Post subject: Re: Notorious RBG
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RBG has a great workout - and Colbert can't even keep up. She's going to be around for a long time!

www.youtube.com Video from : www.youtube.com


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 Post subject: Re: Notorious RBG
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No reason for RBG to retire before she wants. It's not like she's a drooling vegetable that has to be wheeled around, like Thurmond was in his last years - years that glen still voted for him!


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 Post subject: Re: Notorious RBG
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RBG has a great workout - and Colbert can't even keep up. She's going to be around for a long time!

www.youtube.com Video from : www.youtube.com


Colbert cant keep up sure he cant :rw)

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 Post subject: Re: Notorious RBG
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glen, you couldn't keep up with her.


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 Post subject: Re: Notorious RBG
PostPosted: Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:12 pm 
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BTW - this story occurred prior to Trump's nomination announcement.

RBG’S MESSAGE
“The demand for justice, for peace, for enlightenment, runs through the entirety of Jewish history and tradition.”
https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Editorial ... age-561958

Ahead of US President Donald Trump’s expected announcement today of a Supreme Court nominee to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg visited Israel last week – and conveyed a wise message in her inimitable style. The 85-year-old Ginsburg, who is one of three Jews on the nine-member US Supreme Court (the others are justices Elana Kagan and Stephen Breyer), came to receive the inaugural Genesis Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony held in Tel Aviv’s Yitzhak Rabin Center.

Appointed by president Bill Clinton in 1993, Ginsburg is considered a liberal member of the Supreme Court, while the new justice touted by Trump will certainly be conservative, tipping the delicate balance in the body 5-4 in favor of the conservatives. In her acceptance speech, Ginsburg stressed that her Jewish identity had been central to her strong sense of justice. “I am a judge, born, raised and proud of being a Jew,” she declared. “The demand for justice, for peace, for enlightenment, runs through the entirety of Jewish history and tradition.”

A day later, before the screening of RBG – an acclaimed documentary about her life and career – at the Jerusalem Cinematheque, Ginsburg was asked how her Judaism had influenced her approach to law. She responded that at the entrance to her Supreme Court office, there is a large poster with Hebrew letters reading, “Tzedek, tzedek, tirdof – justice, justice, thou shalt pursue.”

But it was only on Friday that Ginsburg, in conversation with former Israeli Supreme Court president Dorit Beinisch at the American Center in Jerusalem Center, related directly to Trump’s nomination.

“We don’t know who the nominee is,” Ginsburg told the small audience at the event organized by the US Embassy. “The president said he would announce his nomination on July 9. How much time will it take to investigate him? Now it takes just a majority of the Senate, which the Republicans have at the moment, [but] may not have after the midterm elections. So we don’t know if the president will be successful in rushing his nominee through before the midterm. If it gets to the midterm and the balance in the Senate shifts, it will be a different story.”

Ginsburg noted that after being nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate, the Supreme Court justices’ independence from the other two branches – the legislature and executive – is protected by the US Constitution. “The thing we care most about is preserving the institution, preserving the independence of the judiciary from the president and the legislature.”

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Finally, Ginsburg counseled Israel not to do anything to harm the independence of its Supreme Court. “Israelis should appreciate that the court here has been a model for other courts struggling to achieve independence, and it would be a really sorry thing if the court’s wings are cut by the legislature,” she concluded.

To those contemplating legislation that would reduce the powers of the Supreme Court in Israel, currently headed by Justice Esther Hayut, it was a clear and concise message.

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 Post subject: Re: Notorious RBG
PostPosted: Wed Jul 11, 2018 11:18 am 
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BTW - this story occurred prior to Trump's nomination announcement.

RBG’S MESSAGE
“The demand for justice, for peace, for enlightenment, runs through the entirety of Jewish history and tradition.”
https://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Editorial ... age-561958

Ahead of US President Donald Trump’s expected announcement today of a Supreme Court nominee to replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg visited Israel last week – and conveyed a wise message in her inimitable style. The 85-year-old Ginsburg, who is one of three Jews on the nine-member US Supreme Court (the others are justices Elana Kagan and Stephen Breyer), came to receive the inaugural Genesis Lifetime Achievement Award at a ceremony held in Tel Aviv’s Yitzhak Rabin Center.

Appointed by president Bill Clinton in 1993, Ginsburg is considered a liberal member of the Supreme Court, while the new justice touted by Trump will certainly be conservative, tipping the delicate balance in the body 5-4 in favor of the conservatives. In her acceptance speech, Ginsburg stressed that her Jewish identity had been central to her strong sense of justice. “I am a judge, born, raised and proud of being a Jew,” she declared. “The demand for justice, for peace, for enlightenment, runs through the entirety of Jewish history and tradition.”

A day later, before the screening of RBG – an acclaimed documentary about her life and career – at the Jerusalem Cinematheque, Ginsburg was asked how her Judaism had influenced her approach to law. She responded that at the entrance to her Supreme Court office, there is a large poster with Hebrew letters reading, “Tzedek, tzedek, tirdof – justice, justice, thou shalt pursue.”

But it was only on Friday that Ginsburg, in conversation with former Israeli Supreme Court president Dorit Beinisch at the American Center in Jerusalem Center, related directly to Trump’s nomination.

“We don’t know who the nominee is,” Ginsburg told the small audience at the event organized by the US Embassy. “The president said he would announce his nomination on July 9. How much time will it take to investigate him? Now it takes just a majority of the Senate, which the Republicans have at the moment, [but] may not have after the midterm elections. So we don’t know if the president will be successful in rushing his nominee through before the midterm. If it gets to the midterm and the balance in the Senate shifts, it will be a different story.”

Ginsburg noted that after being nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate, the Supreme Court justices’ independence from the other two branches – the legislature and executive – is protected by the US Constitution. “The thing we care most about is preserving the institution, preserving the independence of the judiciary from the president and the legislature.”

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Finally, Ginsburg counseled Israel not to do anything to harm the independence of its Supreme Court. “Israelis should appreciate that the court here has been a model for other courts struggling to achieve independence, and it would be a really sorry thing if the court’s wings are cut by the legislature,” she concluded.

To those contemplating legislation that would reduce the powers of the Supreme Court in Israel, currently headed by Justice Esther Hayut, it was a clear and concise message.

[snip][end]

The lady gets it, pure and simple.

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