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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:57 AM

Re: Think Gary Johnson is the answer?

Well, if you are a conservative, Gary Johnson might be your only honorable choice.

Why?

From the accounts I've read, Gary Johnson was a pretty good Governor of New Mexico. He was pragmatic and actually tried to make the state [more]

Mon Aug 22

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:46 AM

Re: Sportsmanship

The winning Kenyan came over and shook his hand. It was a real act of sportsmanship. Kenyans are like that.

I saw that. Really amazing story for Galen Rupp, running in only his second marathon winning a bronze medal. It was 22 and [more]

Fri Aug 19

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:10 AM

Re: Book Recommendation

http://abcnews.go.com/ThisWeek/video/author-hillbilly-elegy-...

When you look at the reviews of the book, many of them say that [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:59 AM

Re: Book Recommendation

I finished it last week.

There is a whole swath of America where society is broken. It has been broken for a long time, and it isn't getting better.

The statistic which blew me away was % of children living in a household which [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:50 AM

Re: Humanity for Hillary

We see a large number of people who don't have insurance... Guess who pays their hospital bills? We do!!! You, me, and your neighbor down the street. Taxes pay for these uninsured people because the alternative is for them to die and rot in [more]

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saunafool replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 7:36 AM

Re: Aetna dumping ACA

...I should go to the emergency room and let them know I was referred there after a visit to my doctor.

After waiting 6 hours and not being seen by anyone but the person who took my insurance information, and in increasing pain... I drove
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Thu Aug 18

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:48 AM

Re: COUNT-DOWN TO PA LIBERALS RUNNING FOR THE HI

When you're Dumber Than a Bag of Hammers your name is Sarah Palin.

Fixed that for you.

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:56 AM

Re: Hillary's Declining Health

Real liberals and progressives are voting for Trump - and that is why Trump is way ahead in the polls.

Is this performance art?

Seriously, this business about Hillary's health is bizarre. One day, she's the Wicked [more]

Wed Aug 17

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:26 AM

Re: Comrade Manafort Demoted

"Mr. Trump doesn't trust him anymore. That's it. Pure and simple," a source familiar with the tensions told CNN, adding that Trump's gaffes and controversial statements in recent weeks have been fueled in part by his [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:22 AM

Re: I'll miss John McLaughlin

I really feel that broken (divorced) families are more of a huge social problem in our world. That is definitely a much larger negative than when I went to school.

I'm about the same age as you and I wondered about the actual [more]

Thu Aug 11

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:08 AM

Re: How dems rationalize voting for Hillary

sw,

Back around 2002, there was a study published that said one of the reasons liberals lost to conservatives was because they failed to understand the conservative positions--they couldn't think like a conservative and therefore were [more]

Tue Aug 9

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 4:30 AM

Re: Absolute Disaster For Trump Campaign

So, for a family getting by on $20,000 per year, we will assume they have to spend every dime. With a national sales tax of 23%, that will be a tax burden of $4600 for them. If the prebate is $5000, they will actually come out with an additional [more]

Mon Aug 8

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 11:03 AM

Re: Absolute Disaster For Trump Campaign

I hope someone here will explain Johnson's flat tax. I asked the same question on Atheist Fools.

He doesn't give any specifics in this election cycle, but from his rhetoric it sounds like he is proposing the same as he did in [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:34 AM

Re: Looking at a Landslide

Point is the polls showing Clinton way ahead are bogus.

Look, I'm not going to say this thing is over in August.

However, in 2012, the Romney campaign didn't like what the polls said and decided to believe their [more]

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saunafool posted to the Political Asylum board. 8:13 AM

Dishonest Don

“In American history, we’ve never had a major presidential candidate who fabricated facts with the regularity of Donald Trump,” said Douglas Brinkley, a history professor at Rice University. “He just simply makes up things.”

In the span
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saunafool posted to the Political Asylum board. 7:50 AM

Where is my Black Friend?

Mr. Trump’s support among black voters hit rock bottom in a national poll last week showing Mrs. Clinton monopolizing that demographic 99 percent to 1 percent.

The overwhelming support from black voters, who are expected to constitute 12
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Fri Aug 5

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 7:56 AM

Re: Changing Minds of Trump's Fans

Attempts to aggressively “correct” his remaining fans may only deepen their attachment.

As you note, social scientists understand this. I think the key for Hillary is to keep on her message and mostly ignore Trump, but continue having [more]

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saunafool replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:10 AM

Re: Absolute Disaster For Trump Campaign

Don't forget the three debates. Trump will lose more votes with each one.

Don't count your chickens just yet. Remember when Obama showed up to the first debate against Romney and got crushed?

Thu Aug 4

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saunafool replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 8:28 AM

Re: More Trump Awesomeness

does Trump really NOT want to be Pres?

Yes.

The reason he continues to rail away against, well, seemingly everybody is that his crowds love it and Trump is bathing in their adoration.

It's like Ajax points out in [more]

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