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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #19035 on: August 21, 2019, 03:32:08 AM »


Wasn't he AFFIRMATIVE ACTION at Harvard?

If so, you have just cited the most compelling single case for AA ever cited.
Harvard Law does not have an Affirmative Action program. Harvard does not need to to obtain diversity.
They use diversity as a factor in selection among people who meet admissions standards, but that is not Affirmative Action. It does not mean Obama was an Affirmative Action candidate any more than, say, the child of an autoworker would be. And he was probably helped more by his community organizer work.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #19036 on: August 21, 2019, 04:30:38 AM »

Kiid knows trump is losing and the tumbling economy is going to make it worse.

He’s worried pretty soon a tired desiccated cracker won’t get no respect or be able to obtain weapons he’s not stable enough to handle - the ones he really wants.

Bambi is s hoax. No doubt about it.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #19037 on: August 21, 2019, 06:44:56 AM »

Wayne LaPierre has receipts on NRA laundering for the Russians in 2016 election attack collusion.

Don: Background checks?

Wayne: Collusion?

Don: No!

Wayne: no.

The puppeteers overestimated the puppet and he’s springing all the traps that were supposed to sink him along with the United States in his second term a year and a half before the election.

Deficit Don is a dirty bomb, the kind that tends to backfire spectacularly like a Russian nuclear rocket.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #19038 on: August 21, 2019, 07:36:45 AM »

Just Cheney and Biden among VPs choosing not to run in recent times, right?

Cheney had his health issues

Using your standard that Biden didn't run, then more haven't than have. Mind you, it is unclear to me what you think are modern times. 2 of the last 3 didn't. 3 of the last 5 didn't. That brings us to 1988. 31 years count as recent to you?

Quayle, Rockefeller, and Cheney didn't run. Agnew didn't run, but I suppose he doesn't count. Barkley didn't run.
Bush, Gore, Nixon, and Humphrey ran.

Both of FDR's VPs before Truman ran - one against FDR for the Democratic nomination of 1940! The other, Wallace, ran for the presidency as part of a 3rd party ticket.

Mondale and Biden are in the group that did not run immediately, but did run.

Truman, Ford and Johnson became president before they could run as ex-VPs.

Quayle?  What are you, a moron?  Rockefeller?


Like I said - TWO in recent years chose not to.  Ol' Dan and Ol' Nelson don't count for obvious (to most) reasons

Like I say, you pick and choose to make yourself seem right.

But your point was "Just Cheney and Biden among VPs choosing not to run in recent times."

You still haven't defined "recent times," because no matter how you define it, you are wrong.

"Only Biden and Cheney" which is "only" 2 of 3 in 19 years.
3 of 5 going back 31 years.

Why doesn't Quayle count? Because he's upset your claim. Ditto Rockefeller. Everybody who doesn't run has a reason. Everybody who runs has a reason.

But it's the same thing as your bullshit about your betting or about your "not having chosen." You lie and then you lie some more because what you want to have be the truth doesn't fit external reality.

I am sure that you will count exactly whomever you need to count and discount whomever you need to discount and have "recent years" mean exactly what you want it to mean so you can claim victory.

You're a goddamned pigeon. Get off my chessboard!

Your idiocy is confirmed.  I will allow someone else to chime in and explain it to you - or maybe you can take a break from your obsession and figure it out yourself.

Enjoy the day





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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #19039 on: August 21, 2019, 08:02:28 AM »

“I think the word ‘recession’ is a word that's inappropriate because it's just a word that the — certain people; I'm going to be kind — certain people and the media, are trying to build up because they'd love to see a recession. We're very far from a recession,” the president said.



And he is considering a payroll tax cut for shits and giggles.

Deficit spending currently at a higher stimulus level than it was in 2008, and that was when unemployment was at over 10%.  Trump's enablers in Congress gave him all the toys he wanted, and he still couldn't help but fuck it up.

It's not fucked up.

Just keep up with that denial.

"Kid says 'no recession!'"

"Bambi says 'no climate change, it's a hoax.'"

"Bambi admits climate change, but insists, 'it's natural, not man made.'"

"Ward says he is 'never wrong.'"

Yeah, Kid. Good company you keep there.

For a moderator you sure don't understand how these message boards work
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #19040 on: August 21, 2019, 08:07:31 AM »

"Cheney had his health problems."

Yeah. Especially during the Vietnam War.

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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #19041 on: August 21, 2019, 08:23:36 AM »


Wasn't he AFFIRMATIVE ACTION at Harvard?

If so, you have just cited the most compelling single case for AA ever cited.
Harvard Law does not have an Affirmative Action program. Harvard does not need to to obtain diversity.
They use diversity as a factor in selection among people who meet admissions standards, but that is not Affirmative Action. It does not mean Obama was an Affirmative Action candidate any more than, say, the child of an autoworker would be. And he was probably helped more by his community organizer work.

BHO was both an affirmative action qualifier and a “legacy”(his biological father had gone to Harvard’s doctoral program).

Steve Sailor wrote on this issue. What it appears is that BHO had a mediocre academic record in prep school. BHO did well enough to get into Columbia as an AA transfer and got admitted to Harvard Law with an LSAT near the median of that class, but grades that were likely below the median.

I doubt very much that a student with BHO’s record without both AA and legacy status would have gotten in.




https://www.quora.com/Did-Obama-get-into-Harvard-via-affirmative-action
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #19042 on: August 21, 2019, 08:48:16 AM »


Wasn't he AFFIRMATIVE ACTION at Harvard?

If so, you have just cited the most compelling single case for AA ever cited.
Harvard Law does not have an Affirmative Action program. Harvard does not need to to obtain diversity.
They use diversity as a factor in selection among people who meet admissions standards, but that is not Affirmative Action. It does not mean Obama was an Affirmative Action candidate any more than, say, the child of an autoworker would be. And he was probably helped more by his community organizer work.

BHO was both an affirmative action qualifier and a “legacy”(his biological father had gone to Harvard’s doctoral program).

Steve Sailor wrote on this issue. What it appears is that BHO had a mediocre academic record in prep school. BHO did well enough to get into Columbia as an AA transfer and got admitted to Harvard Law with an LSAT near the median of that class, but grades that were likely below the median.

I doubt very much that a student with BHO’s record without both AA and legacy status would have gotten in.




https://www.quora.com/Did-Obama-get-into-Harvard-via-affirmative-action

I’d laugh at your skipping over the answers that don’t match your preconception to find one person talking out of their ass, but your source is no laughing matter.

Do you know who Steve Sailer is?  Do you know what VDARE.com is?  Do you realize how your sources support Josh’s original characterization of your question?

The group has been described as white supremacist.[2] The Southern Poverty Law Center describes VDARE as "an anti-immigration hate website" which "regularly publishes articles by prominent white nationalists, race scientists and anti-Semites", including Steve Sailer, Jared Taylor, J. Philippe Rushton, Samuel T. Francis, and Pat Buchanan.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #19043 on: August 21, 2019, 08:50:46 AM »

"Obama got outsmarted"!
Dog bites man.
I'm confident that Obama could match intellects with you, let alone President Nitwit, any day of the week.
Proving what?
That, like Trump, you criticizing Obama's intellect demonstrates even further your lack of one.

Wasn't he AFFIRMATIVE ACTION at Harvard?

(a) Oh, look! A racial slur.

(b) Given how he did, what would it mean if he had been?

(c) What's your point in posting the question?

Maybe he will quote more White Supremacists to answer those questions.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #19044 on: August 21, 2019, 08:55:49 AM »

Trump’s biggest supporter here is posting white supremacist propaganda on our forum but sure, let’s all pretend Trump’s support has nothing to do with racism.

No deplorables here!
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #19045 on: August 21, 2019, 08:59:08 AM »


Wasn't he AFFIRMATIVE ACTION at Harvard?

If so, you have just cited the most compelling single case for AA ever cited.
Harvard Law does not have an Affirmative Action program. Harvard does not need to to obtain diversity.
They use diversity as a factor in selection among people who meet admissions standards, but that is not Affirmative Action. It does not mean Obama was an Affirmative Action candidate any more than, say, the child of an autoworker would be. And he was probably helped more by his community organizer work.

Thanks.  I knew, but couldn't resist making the point that, if an applicant had been AA, and then followed a trajectory leading to POTUS, it would not be too supportive of the right-wing narrative about AA.   
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #19046 on: August 21, 2019, 09:06:12 AM »

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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #19047 on: August 21, 2019, 09:07:31 AM »


Wasn't he AFFIRMATIVE ACTION at Harvard?

If so, you have just cited the most compelling single case for AA ever cited.
Harvard Law does not have an Affirmative Action program. Harvard does not need to to obtain diversity.
They use diversity as a factor in selection among people who meet admissions standards, but that is not Affirmative Action. It does not mean Obama was an Affirmative Action candidate any more than, say, the child of an autoworker would be. And he was probably helped more by his community organizer work.

Thanks.  I knew, but couldn't resist making the point that, if an applicant had been AA, and then followed a trajectory leading to POTUS, it would not be too supportive of the right-wing narrative about AA.

Harvard DID have AA whern Obama attended.  Not sure if this includes Harvard Law - but his AA was at Columbia, as previously cited
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #19048 on: August 21, 2019, 09:18:44 AM »

Harvard Law had an affirmative action program at the time that Obama applied but nobody except the admissions office personnel knows whether they used those criteria in his case, and those people aren't saying. We do know that before Harvard and other Law schools started to admit people of color and women, white men got into those Law schools through affirmative-action programs over black people and other people of color and women who were more qualified than they were. Once again, we do not know whether this was true in any particular case, that is, whether a particular white man would have been admitted independently of his race and sex.

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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #19049 on: August 21, 2019, 09:25:12 AM »

Very amusing that Red thinks a fluctuation in a weather pattern lasting a few weeks is more significant than a global temperature increase, enormous glacial and snowfield melts at unprecedented rates, ocean acidification, massive coral reef die-offs, intensified storms, massive migrations of species out of warming habitats...and not over thousands of years as climate shifts have formerly taken place between ice ages, but rather following a curve predicted early in the Industrial Revolution by Svante Arrhenius and later confirmed by Keeling in the 1950s, and accelerating due to ever greater CO2 and methane rises predicted (and warned about,) in the 1970s.   

Usually, when scientific predictions and mountains of new data match this well, it compels people to recognize established facts.   As the IPCC has shown in their latest reports, anthropogenic GW has moved from speculative theory to well-supported fact, and the evidence is screaming at us from every direction.   Even from my little corner of the globe which, back in the 1950s, had no mosquitoes.   And was advertized to tourists as such. 
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