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GenericName(3387) Clarified
2 points

And you don't find it at all disconcerting that economists from both sides of the aisle are saying this will destroy our credit rating by showing the world that we no longer adhere to the full faith and credit of our currency?

Plenty of Conservative economists and long-time commentators have said that a Trump presidency would be substantially more harmful than a Clinton presidency. Do you pay them no mind?

GenericName(3387) Clarified
2 points

I know I've asked you this before, but I'm still hoping to get an answer from you about it.

Do you support Trump's belief that the United States should get more debt, under the impression that we could buy back our debt at a lower right later on?

Because neither Clinton's nor Sanders' policies will do enough economic damage to come ever close to the fallout from Trump's proposal.

GenericName(3387) Clarified
2 points

I'm well aware, and I had previously condemned the NYT for this when it happened. I have no issue with condemning media that I share a bias with.

I was simply curious why you seem to.

GenericName(3387) Clarified
1 point

Of course there are like minded Jews, read the article that you posted. He is the leader of a small ultra-Orthodox party.

The fact that they are known in Israel as being ultra-Orthodox is proof in and of itself that most people do not believe that.

GenericName(3387) Clarified
1 point

The American Parody Paradox.

Either A, you know the Cinco de Mayo is not cellebrate in Mexico and you are trolling, or B, you really know that little about the culture you are lashing out against.

The paradox is that level of cultural ignorance is standard in this country, so it's essentially impossible to determine whether or not you are being serious.

Kinda sad that you are still going at it :/

GenericName(3387) Clarified
1 point

How many Native American languages have you learned? If you don't know any, why did you come here?

Jokes aside, there are dozens of ways people end up in this country, and many ways that one can end up living here without learning English.

You really have no ethical, political, or legal justification for vaguely lashing out at them. Instead, why not advocate for policies that help teach English to those who don't currently speak it?

It's going to work far better than generalized xenophobic comments like "Fuck whatever country you are from".

GenericName(3387) Clarified
1 point

Except I specifically referred to the peaceful protests, and condemned the violent protestors that you just mentioned.

So what was the point of that comment?

GenericName(3387) Clarified
1 point

Okay, so provide the information that led you to form this opinion.

GenericName(3387) Clarified
1 point

Re-read the comment you are responding to (the one you quoted).

One does not have to forcibly suppress opposition in order to adhere more closely to fascist ideology.

So, let's look at the primary aspects of Fascism, and compare Trump to the people you are claiming are fascist.

1. Powerful Nationalism. Considering you and Trump are claiming that those who disagree with you are "Anti-American", and his entire campaign is predicated upon "Make America Great Again", this one should be pretty clear.

2. Ascribing lesser importance to human rights. Trump has regularly advocated deporting people (including those who are here legally) based upon his preconceptions of groups they belong to. He opposes the equal application and protection of the United States Constitution for sexual minorities. The protestors, on the other hand, are against him for these exact types of reasons.

3. Identification of Scapegoats. This one should be very easy to see. From China, to Mexicans, to Muslims, "the other" is regularly to blame for all the ills we face, according to Trump, and only he can show these no good foreigners what we are made of.

Those on the left who protest him regularly criticize his use of scapegoats.

4. Supremacy of Armed Forces. Despite ceaseless long-term increases in military spending, and a military budget that remains leaps and bounds over the the next 10 top spenders, Trump has promised to "rebuild the military".

I'm sure you believe the Left wants to gut out military, on the other hand.

5. Reliance upon traditional Patriarchy. From Trump's comments on Megyn Kelly, to his comments on the contestants of The Apprentice, Trump has reinforced his position as a chauvinist many, many, many times.

I'm willing to bet you can't find evidence of patriarchal comments from the protestors.

6. Controlled Media. This particular one is pretty much null, as neither he, nor the protestors, had control over the media. That said, the fake personality he created in order to lie to journalists with the intent of manipulating them shows a desire for such control, albeit not in a forceful manner.

7. Obsession with National Security. This is differentiated from a normal concern with national security in that the subject regularly uses fear and the topic of national security for political gain. We can see this with Trump and his ban on Muslims and his border wall, among other things.

The Left, on the other hand, is regularly accused by people such as yourself of ignoring national security.

8. Religion and Government. On this particularly instance, neither Trump nor the protestors are guilty of trying to intertwine religion and government.

9. Corporate Power Protected. This one should be pretty obvious, as Trump has advocated decreased regulations for pretty much every industry he has ever mentioned.

The Left and the protestors, on the other hand, are regularly portrayed by the right as "anti-business".

10. Suppression of Labor. This is probably most easily seen in his business practices. His company has regularly been anti-Union, and regularly employs foreign labor (whilst saying he would end the practice).

11. Anti-Intellectualism and Arts. "I love the poorly educated.” - Trump

12. Obsession with Crime and Punishment. "We have got to get a lot tougher" - Trump "Letha Injection is too comfortable" - Trump

13. Cronyism and Corruption. Trump has regularly maintained relations with state and national government that he uses to further his company (aka Crony Capitalism). Even the National Review, one of the most prestigious Conservative publications in the U.S., considers him a Crony Capitalist.

14. Fraudulent Elections. This one he gets a pass on, as the possible electoral fraud looked like it would have been directed at him within the Republican Primary.

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