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  • 3inthekeon wrote: View Post
    Right after the German aristocrat tells Michael York "We can control them", they stop for a drink.

    One of the most powerful musical statements in any movie.

    Heil...I mean...hmmm. Intended or not I am not surprised anymore. I hadn't heard about this before.
    “When my information changes, I alter my conclusions. What do you do, sir?”

    J.M. Keynes

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      • Bendit wrote: View Post
        Heil...I mean...hmmm. Intended or not I am not surprised anymore. I hadn't heard about this before.
        Yeah, the way the scene plays out, with the audience going from merely interested to fervent is so brilliantly done. Sadly the song has been co-opted by white supremacists. People like David Duke.

        Not saying Trump is or ever will be a homicidal maniac like Hitler, but he has taken some pages from his playbook.

        Just as Hitler was not a socialist, Trump is not a Republican. Both are outstanding opportunists.

        Find scapegoats of a different race. Simplify problems and have simple solutions. Appeal to primal instincts.

        And make the fatherland/america great again.
        If we knew half as much about coaching an NBA team as we think, we"d know twice as much as we do.

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            • Nilanka wrote: View Post
              If Bernie somehow ends up the Democratic nominee, would he have any chance of winning the presidency with a "socialist" label attached? Trump would basically be the guaranteed winner. You'd almost need Hilary as a defensive move against Trump.
              JimiCliff wrote: View Post
              I'll try and find the source a little later, but there's good reasons to think that this sentiment that Bernie couldn't actually win the presidency is totally false.
              This isn't what I was thinking of...but it's way, way better:

              Last edited by JimiCliff; Thu Mar 3rd, 2016, 12:02 AM.
              "Stop eating your sushi."
              "I do actually have a pair of Uggs."
              "I've had three cups of green tea tonight. I'm wired. I'm absolutely wired."
              - Jack Armstrong

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              • Cenk always speaks in ALL CAPS!

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                • JimiCliff wrote: View Post
                  This isn't what I was thinking of...but it's way, way better:

                  Full disclosure: My heart is with Bernie.

                  I was aware of those matchup numbers, however this election is some topsy turvy cycle. Case in point...isn't it odd that the two most polarizing and disliked candidates on either side are leading their respective parties?

                  How does this then square with the matchup polling numbers cited by Cenk?

                  Both Trump & Sanders speak to some basic issues facing the "inequality" question. In my view while Sanders comes to these issues honestly and ideologically, Trump is an absolute charlatan. On a certain level I am sure Sanders doesn't quite believe either that he can deliver on all the promises he has made. They are enticing but the cupboard is too bare and the country/congress too divided for any President to enact those policies.

                  What many forget is that there are 3 branches of govt. (equal) in the US. There has to be some element of power resident in all 3 groups to enable the tough changes in laws needed to change things. This is not done easily or quickly. Thats just a fact. Congress is the only branch which makes federal laws.

                  Both Trump & Sanders are ultimately incapable of governing according to their rhetoric. So, while Clinton is my second choice emotionally, she is better able to forward the issues important to the Democrat party. That is why she leads in the primaries imo.
                  Last edited by Bendit; Thu Mar 3rd, 2016, 11:26 AM.
                  “When my information changes, I alter my conclusions. What do you do, sir?”

                  J.M. Keynes

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                  • http://www.wsj.com/articles/inflatio...oad-1454538101

                    End stage socialism..... The only things left are the trillion dollar bank notes to buy bread (if you can find it) and the mass graves.

                    Oh, I guess it's just the mass graves....

                    http://www.ctvnews.ca/business/infla...ills-1.2798475

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                    • Sigh.

                      The apocalyptic nightmares of unfettered capitalists. LOL. Democratic socialism in a western industrialized country spun into a marxist/communist outcome. Ven. is a 3rd world country.

                      Not to worry about Venezuela. Like Cuba, the venture capitalists in the US shall be descending to scoop up investment deals fairly soon.

                      You are being cryptic again. What mass graves are you referring to? If into graves...look up the right-wing inspired massacres and secret burials in Argentina and Pinochet's Chile among atrocities committed in South America.
                      “When my information changes, I alter my conclusions. What do you do, sir?”

                      J.M. Keynes

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                      • Bendit wrote: View Post

                        You are being cryptic again. What mass graves are you referring to? If into graves...look up the right-wing inspired massacres and secret burials in Argentina and Pinochet's Chile among atrocities committed in South America.
                        I got the Soviets, China, North Korea and Eastern Europe for about ~100,000,000 people in the 20th century. Not sure how many people Pincohet killed offhand but I'm going to go with less than 100,000,000.

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                        • slaw wrote: View Post
                          I got the Soviets, China, North Korea and Eastern Europe for about ~100,000,000 people in the 20th century. Not sure how many people Pincohet killed offhand but I'm going to go with less than 100,000,000.
                          Afraid you need to catch up on your reading and understanding about economic/political systems.

                          Let me assist...what does Maoism, Stalinism, Communism (and possibly Trumpism) have to do with Democratic Socialism as espoused by many western democracies today and Bernie Sanders in particular?

                          If you have trouble finding the literature let me know.
                          “When my information changes, I alter my conclusions. What do you do, sir?”

                          J.M. Keynes

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                          • Bendit wrote: View Post
                            Afraid you need to catch up on your reading and understanding about economic/political systems.

                            Let me assist...what does Maoism, Stalinism, Communism (and possibly Trumpism) have to do with Democratic Socialism as espoused by many western democracies today and Bernie Sanders in particular?

                            If you have trouble finding the literature let me know.
                            What are you on about? Oh, I see, the debate is now being re-framed to get you back on ground you're more familiar with: arguing about Team Red and Team Blue in the United States.

                            No, I am talking about Venezuela. I am happy to be educated about the greatness of democratic socialism in South America: please, explain to me the glories of the Bolivarian Revolution.

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                            • slaw wrote: View Post
                              What are you on about? Oh, I see, the debate is now being re-framed to get you back on ground you're more familiar with: arguing about Team Red and Team Blue in the United States.

                              No, I am talking about Venezuela. I am happy to be educated about the greatness of democratic socialism in South America: please, explain to me the glories of the Bolivarian Revolution.
                              Bold: Really? Then what was this all about in your previous post?

                              I got the Soviets, China, North Korea and Eastern Europe for about ~100,000,000 people in the 20th century. Not sure how many people Pincohet killed offhand but I'm going to go with less than 100,000,000.
                              You were the one who injected the Venezuela debacle into a thread dealing solely with election issues in the US. As I wrote previously Venezuela is very near if not a 3rd world country with poorly developed institutions which one cannot compare to a 1st world industrialized country adopting policies and principles of democratic socialism. Afraid my knowledge of Bolivar is a bit limited. I am uninterested in comparing apples with coconuts.

                              Maybe you are too close to notice but I understand your premier in Alberta practices/adopts some of it's principles. So, Canada is not a stranger to the blend.
                              “When my information changes, I alter my conclusions. What do you do, sir?”

                              J.M. Keynes

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                              • "The best argument against democracy is a 5 minute conversation with the average voter." - Winston Churchill

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