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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #25 on: March 13, 2023, 02:17:35 PM »
Anybody know this guy?


He keeps popping up in my Twitter Newsfeed, as people I follow seem to reply to his tweets.

https://www.vivek2024.com/

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #26 on: March 13, 2023, 02:51:12 PM »
I don't. He was a surprise to me too. He seems like he came out of nowhere (not that I follow politics all that closely) and started showing up all over the fox news.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #27 on: March 13, 2023, 02:59:44 PM »
I don't. He was a surprise to me too. He seems like he came out of nowhere (not that I follow politics all that closely) and started showing up all over the fox news.

IIRC he started showing up on Fox a couple of years ago, maybe even earlier. He has some good ides but doesn't stand a chance. Sometimes I think these guys declare as a business model to get matching funds from the .gov.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #28 on: March 14, 2023, 12:34:20 AM »
IIRC he started showing up on Fox a couple of years ago, maybe even earlier. He has some good ides but doesn't stand a chance. Sometimes I think these guys declare as a business model to get matching funds from the .gov.
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Another theory is he wants to be Secretary of the Treasury, or Fed Chair, or something.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #29 on: March 14, 2023, 07:11:24 AM »
IIRC he started showing up on Fox a couple of years ago, maybe even earlier. He has some good ides but doesn't stand a chance. Sometimes I think these guys declare as a business model to get matching funds from the .gov.
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Now where have I heard that before about a Republican primary candidate?   >:D >:D

I confess I don't normally really pay attention to the candidates till the primarys are mostly done.  No point in doing a lot of research on people I'll never hear about again.  I gust thought it was interesting how that gentleman went from someone I've never heard of to 4 or 5 views a day on my social media in the span of about two weeks.  I winder how much he's spending on Twitter Impressions.

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #30 on: March 14, 2023, 10:19:40 AM »
Well, Ramaswamy seems to be saying the right things at least for some segment of conservatives:

https://twitchy.com/samj-3930/2023/03/14/tucker-carlson-asks-every-potential-gop-pres-candidate-about-ukraine-and-wow-this-is-good-thread/

The remarks on Ukraine from the other (potential) primary people are interesting as well.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #31 on: March 17, 2023, 09:13:59 AM »
I dunno, I think I'd be more inclined to vote for DeSantis if he runs based on him being a regular Joe.  :laugh:

https://twitchy.com/brettt-3136/2023/03/16/not-a-parody-ron-desantis-pudding-story-may-end-his-2024-presidential-bid/
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #33 on: March 17, 2023, 02:06:39 PM »
My prediction is if DeSantis (or  [barf] Trump) get on the ticket, Biden (Harris) will get a 2nd term.

DeSantis's politics will be an easy target to rip apart by the opposition. Remember real estate doesn't vote, people do and there are more democrats/democrat leaning independents then republicans/leaning conservative independents.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #34 on: March 17, 2023, 02:11:17 PM »
In related news Youtube has reinstated Trump

YouTube REINSTATES Trump after two years: Former President has ban lifted from another online platform and can now post videos for 2.5 million followers
https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-11872953/YouTube-lifts-Donald-Trumps-ban-two-years.html
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #35 on: March 17, 2023, 02:55:53 PM »
My prediction is if DeSantis (or  [barf] Trump) get on the ticket, Biden (Harris) will get a 2nd term.

DeSantis's politics will be an easy target to rip apart by the opposition. Remember real estate doesn't vote, people do and there are more democrats/democrat leaning independents then republicans/leaning conservative independents.

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #36 on: March 17, 2023, 03:14:04 PM »
He'll get picked apart on his stances about the LGBQT community and don't say gay, his stance on abortion, and how he voted against federal money for the hurricane in NJ but was quick to ask the feds for help in the Florida hurricane.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #37 on: March 17, 2023, 03:54:52 PM »
He'll get picked apart on his stances about the LGBQT community and don't say gay, his stance on abortion, and how he voted against federal money for the hurricane in NJ but was quick to ask the feds for help in the Florida hurricane.

Perhaps, but the LGBTQ thing didn't hurt him too much in FL, and we have exactly the same percentage of gay population as the nation as a whole.  Throw in the electoral college and I don't think that would hurt him over a generic Republican all that much.  Truth be told his stance of "Don't stick your crotch in a child's face" isn't all that controversial. Neither is the policy of "Elementary and middle school libraries should not have porn."
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #38 on: March 17, 2023, 04:10:43 PM »
If America prefers Biden/Harris to DeSantis, we're well and truly done for. Oh the noes! He wouldn't let kindergarteners check out pron from the li-barry! LiterallyHitler!!!!!11
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« Reply #39 on: March 17, 2023, 04:22:23 PM »
“Don’t say gay” was also horribly mischaracterized in the media, and yet he won reelection handily.

How is his abortion stance meaningfully different from most other Republicans?  That’s also not the krptonite you seem to think it is.  Support for abortion in polling depends heavily on how the questions are asked.  Overall support is much lower than most on the pro-abortion side like to think.

The hurricane funds might be legit, but let’s face it, that’s very small potatoes.  That won’t be even close to a make/break issue.

LGBTWTFBBQ issues were covered well by dogmush.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #40 on: March 17, 2023, 04:29:07 PM »
Throw in the electoral college and I don't think that would hurt him over a genetic Republican all that much.
Wait, is he a trans-republican or something?

Propaganda doesn't have to have any truth to it to be believed.  Plenty of people will believe nonsense like "don't say gay".

One thing Desantis has going for him is that - similar to Trump - he doesn't wilt the minute someone accuses him of being an evilbad person.  I don't know that he always comes off great in how he responds, but he doesn't apologize for stuff he didn't do.

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #41 on: March 17, 2023, 04:37:06 PM »
doh.  stupid auto correct.  Generic Republican.  Fixed.

I'm not a huge DeSantis fan, but on the propaganda, he or someone on his team is pretty savvy with it as well.  He recently did a press conference on the whole "Nazi Book Banning" thing.  All the broadcast TV stations were there, and he started it with a video showing the pages of the books that were actually found in schools here.  The broadcast stations had to cut the feed because the books can't be shown over the air.

I'd love to see him go on the view with a 4' picture of a explaining how to lubricate and install a butt plug, or how to "safely" send porn of yourself with your cell phone and have Whoopi explain why an elementary school child should see it.

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #42 on: March 17, 2023, 05:02:32 PM »
Yeah, I guess we'd better vote for Jeb!
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #43 on: March 17, 2023, 05:26:24 PM »
It's not as bad as all that.  There's some interesting folks on this list, and despite saying earlier I don't pay attention till there's an actual nominee, I find myself pretty interested in the debates if more of them actually get around too running.

https://www.npr.org/2023/03/08/1160113954/2024-republican-presidential-candidates-who-is-running-tracker

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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #44 on: March 17, 2023, 08:19:15 PM »
If America prefers Biden/Harris to DeSantis, we're well and truly done for. Oh the noes! He wouldn't let kindergarteners check out pron from the li-barry! LiterallyHitler!!!!!11

America's preference for president is irrelevant. We will get the president "they" decide we will get and anyone that dares to criticize that choice will be labeled a radical and probable domestic terrorist.
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« Reply #45 on: March 17, 2023, 09:01:25 PM »
America's preference for president is irrelevant. We will get the president "they" decide we will get and anyone that dares to criticize that choice will be labeled a radical and probable domestic terrorist.

That’s true.  The elections we should really care about are for our local sheriff, mayors, county councils, school boards, etc
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #46 on: March 17, 2023, 11:22:03 PM »
More on Possible Trump Indictment: Fox News Reports Final Preparations Being Made to Arrest Trump Next Week… He will “Be Fingerprinted and Processed”
https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2023/03/more-on-possible-trump-indictment-fox-news-reports-final-preparations-being-made-to-arrest-trump-next-week-he-will-be-fingerprinted-and-processed/

I am hearing this rumor today.  I guess it was reported they might try to arrest Trump next week.  I find it hard to believe they have anything good enough to convict.  All this does is give Trump more publicity. 
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #47 on: March 18, 2023, 09:28:26 AM »
More on Possible Trump Indictment: Fox News Reports Final Preparations Being Made to Arrest Trump Next Week… He will “Be Fingerprinted and Processed”
https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2023/03/more-on-possible-trump-indictment-fox-news-reports-final-preparations-being-made-to-arrest-trump-next-week-he-will-be-fingerprinted-and-processed/

I am hearing this rumor today.  I guess it was reported they might try to arrest Trump next week.  I find it hard to believe they have anything good enough to convict.  All this does is give Trump more publicity.

That it has taken the district attorney four years to manufacture enough evidence for an indictment is telling, in my opinion.  It clearly shows the DA is an incompetent ass.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #48 on: March 18, 2023, 09:43:47 AM »
That it has taken the district attorney four years to manufacture enough evidence for an indictment is telling, in my opinion.  It clearly shows the DA is an incompetent ass.

This is really something. I'm not seeing a whole lot of background yet, but Trump himself is saying that he will be arrested Tuesday. All I've heard is that it's Stormy Daniels related, and Dan Bongino said that what they are accusing Trump of with no evidence is something Hunter Biden actually filmed himself doing with no repercussions. It looks like there will be some protesting. I hope the protestors are careful, or they'll be Jan 6thd.

Also, is Trump living part-time in NYC? I'd be hanging in Florida if I were him. And this NYC DA needs to be behind bars himself.
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Re: The 2024 Circus
« Reply #49 on: March 18, 2023, 10:01:50 AM »
He'll get picked apart on his stances about the LGBQT community and don't say gay, his stance on abortion, and how he voted against federal money for the hurricane in NJ but was quick to ask the feds for help in the Florida hurricane.

There is a serious backlash coming against the gay “movement” thanks to the Drag Queen Story Hour, groomers in schools, and so on.

The ordinary gays are also tired of the “movement” as well and a huge number of them don’t want to be associated with the pedos waving dildos at children.




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