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Birry

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You are painting all Dems w the same brush which isn’t quite fair. Most dems I know want equality not destruction. And not every strategy works toward that. Yes there are some that want the conservative movement to end but they are no different than those that believe only white, heterosexual, Christian males are fit to lead. Both are dumbass thoughts and dangerous. When you see someone as an enemy just because they believe different you, you’ve lost.

And maybe, just maybe, it’s time for the white male that pretends to be a Christian to not be the dominating influence. That’s how we got Trump.
Agreed. I shouldn't have used such crude language to paint with a broad brush. My main point was that there is a huge amount of Marxist ideology in the current left, and it's just as dumb and dangerous as some of the right-wing movements. Combine them with their respective tribal mindsets, and it's just a bad situation.
 
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Agreed. I shouldn't have used such crude language to paint with a broad brush. My main point was that there is a huge amount of Marxist ideology in the current left, and it's just as dumb and dangerous as some of the right-wing movements. Combine them with their respective tribal mindsets, and it's just a bad situation.
It’s sad that we have devolved into performative politics. What AOC does is no different than what Marjorie T Green does. Schiff is no different than Jordan. Waters no different than Gaetz. Not a shred of intellectual honesty. It’s going to keep driving people out of the center and we are going to govern from the extremes and that from either side scares the sh!t out of me. Can you imagine our choices in 2024 are Harris and Desantis? That’s no better than 2016. But people like Kasich have no shot at being elected.
 

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It’s sad that we have devolved into performative politics. What AOC does is no different than what Marjorie T Green does. Schiff is no different than Jordan. Waters no different than Gaetz. Not a shred of intellectual honesty. It’s going to keep driving people out of the center and we are going to govern from the extremes and that from either side scares the sh!t out of me. Can you imagine our choices in 2024 are Harris and Desantis? That’s no better than 2016. But people like Kasich have no shot at being elected.
I agree on Kasich, but surely someone who is a centrist and isn't so "milk-toast" is out there. I do think there is a hunger for a leader who can make both sides laugh and get along in order to accomplish shared goals.
 
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I agree on Kasich, but surely someone who is a centrist and isn't so "milk-toast" is out there. I do think there is a hunger for a leader who can make both sides laugh and get along in order to accomplish shared goals.
There are but we will never get to that point at least in the next cycle. Trump still commands the side of the GOP that no politician before him was willing to openly embrace. If a nondescript candidate like Biden who couldn’t even get close in 40 yrs beat Trump then unless the GOP trots out someone w the charisma of RR they have no choice but to embrace the crazies. The one thing Rs have going for them is they don’t have to have a policy purist. Trump was so far from a conservative, a rule of law or constitutionalist but he said all the “right” things in 2016.
 

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There are but we will never get to that point at least in the next cycle. Trump still commands the side of the GOP that no politician before him was willing to openly embrace. If a nondescript candidate like Biden who couldn’t even get close in 40 yrs beat Trump then unless the GOP trots out someone w the charisma of RR they have no choice but to embrace the crazies. The one thing Rs have going for them is they don’t have to have a policy purist. Trump was so far from a conservative, a rule of law or constitutionalist but he said all the “right” things in 2016.
For what it is worth. Mike Lindell is calling on the GOP to cancel Fox now because he said they are canceling his 1st amendment rights by not allowing him to go talk on Fox.

So yeah....GOP crazies are still running the roost
 

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And now you got Trump's guy Roger Stone being sued by the owner of Judicial Watch.

The right wing crazies are going after each other now.

https://twitter.com/Newsweek/status/1425924396594704384
 
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So, Mike is running the roost, eh?
Pretty much everyone I know that is over 40 and thinks of themselves as republican has been following this "symposium" religiously.

I realize that this small sample size doesn't necessarily translate nationwide. But I do think it is at least representative of Oklahoma.
 

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Pretty much everyone I know that is over 40 and thinks of themselves as republican has been following this "symposium" religiously.

I realize that this small sample size doesn't necessarily translate nationwide. But I do think it is at least representative of Oklahoma.
I'm not sure Lindell is a republican, he's more from the opportunist party.
 
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Bill Mahar on his New Rules segment this week about more silliness of “cancel culture”. Good listen.

Favorite quote at 2:20: Selecting some for employment on “merit first is not synonymous with racism. Thinking that it is…is kinda racist”

https://twitter.com/billmaher/status/1426399850661224452?s=21
 

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M&M Characters Redesigned For 'More Dynamic, Progressive World,' Mars Announces

M&M's iconic characters — six different colored "lentils," each with their own personality — have gotten a modern makeover for a "more dynamic, progressive world," Mars said Thursday. The redesign is focused on creating a sense of belonging and community, as well as spotlighting the character's "personalities, rather than their gender."

The most notable changes include the green M&M's redesign, which will exchange the white heeled go-go boots she was given in 1997 for "cool, laid-back sneakers to reflect her effortless confidence." Mars had received criticism for the green M&M's sexy characterization. The green M&M will also be "better represented to reflect confidence and empowerment, as a strong female, and known for much more than her boots."

The green M&M and the brown M&M will have a more friendly relationship, showcasing a "force supporting women." The two characters' dynamic will have them "together throwing shine and not shade," the company said. The two characters have sometimes been at odds in advertisements, but they have also been seen as friends — or more than friends in others, like this viral tweet from 2015 showing the two holding hands on a beach.

Mars also added that the brown M&M's heels will be lowered to a professional heel height.

The orange M&M, who has an anxious personality, will "embrace his true self, worries and all." But the orange M&M's shoe laces will now be tied to represent his cautious nature. According to Mars, the orange M&M is "one of the most relatable characters with Gen-Z," which is the "most anxious generation."

The red M&M, who has shown bully tendencies in the past, will be more kind to his co-characters.

Mars will also include imagery of M&Ms of all shapes and sizes, moving away from only one body size, and it will remove the prefixes from the characters' names in order to focus on "their personalities, rather than their gender." Currently, only the brown M&M has a prefix — Ms. Brown — on the M&M website.

The company hopes their changes will show the importance of "self-expression and power of community."
 

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M&M Characters Redesigned For 'More Dynamic, Progressive World,' Mars Announces

M&M's iconic characters — six different colored "lentils," each with their own personality — have gotten a modern makeover for a "more dynamic, progressive world," Mars said Thursday. The redesign is focused on creating a sense of belonging and community, as well as spotlighting the character's "personalities, rather than their gender."

The most notable changes include the green M&M's redesign, which will exchange the white heeled go-go boots she was given in 1997 for "cool, laid-back sneakers to reflect her effortless confidence." Mars had received criticism for the green M&M's sexy characterization. The green M&M will also be "better represented to reflect confidence and empowerment, as a strong female, and known for much more than her boots."

The green M&M and the brown M&M will have a more friendly relationship, showcasing a "force supporting women." The two characters' dynamic will have them "together throwing shine and not shade," the company said. The two characters have sometimes been at odds in advertisements, but they have also been seen as friends — or more than friends in others, like this viral tweet from 2015 showing the two holding hands on a beach.

Mars also added that the brown M&M's heels will be lowered to a professional heel height.

The orange M&M, who has an anxious personality, will "embrace his true self, worries and all." But the orange M&M's shoe laces will now be tied to represent his cautious nature. According to Mars, the orange M&M is "one of the most relatable characters with Gen-Z," which is the "most anxious generation."

The red M&M, who has shown bully tendencies in the past, will be more kind to his co-characters.

Mars will also include imagery of M&Ms of all shapes and sizes, moving away from only one body size, and it will remove the prefixes from the characters' names in order to focus on "their personalities, rather than their gender." Currently, only the brown M&M has a prefix — Ms. Brown — on the M&M website.

The company hopes their changes will show the importance of "self-expression and power of community."
I hope they redesign the baby ruth to look less like a turd. It has to be hurtful to that poor candy bar to be image shamed.
 

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M&M Characters Redesigned For 'More Dynamic, Progressive World,' Mars Announces

M&M's iconic characters — six different colored "lentils," each with their own personality — have gotten a modern makeover for a "more dynamic, progressive world," Mars said Thursday. The redesign is focused on creating a sense of belonging and community, as well as spotlighting the character's "personalities, rather than their gender."

The most notable changes include the green M&M's redesign, which will exchange the white heeled go-go boots she was given in 1997 for "cool, laid-back sneakers to reflect her effortless confidence." Mars had received criticism for the green M&M's sexy characterization. The green M&M will also be "better represented to reflect confidence and empowerment, as a strong female, and known for much more than her boots."

The green M&M and the brown M&M will have a more friendly relationship, showcasing a "force supporting women." The two characters' dynamic will have them "together throwing shine and not shade," the company said. The two characters have sometimes been at odds in advertisements, but they have also been seen as friends — or more than friends in others, like this viral tweet from 2015 showing the two holding hands on a beach.

Mars also added that the brown M&M's heels will be lowered to a professional heel height.

The orange M&M, who has an anxious personality, will "embrace his true self, worries and all." But the orange M&M's shoe laces will now be tied to represent his cautious nature. According to Mars, the orange M&M is "one of the most relatable characters with Gen-Z," which is the "most anxious generation."

The red M&M, who has shown bully tendencies in the past, will be more kind to his co-characters.

Mars will also include imagery of M&Ms of all shapes and sizes, moving away from only one body size, and it will remove the prefixes from the characters' names in order to focus on "their personalities, rather than their gender." Currently, only the brown M&M has a prefix — Ms. Brown — on the M&M website.

The company hopes their changes will show the importance of "self-expression and power of community."
So can you still pick all the green M&Ms out to give to your wife while laughing and acting hopeful? Asking for a friend.