1. #79401
    Quote Originally Posted by YUPPIE View Post
    it's interesting if nothing else how trump cultivates such cult-like loyalty
    What pulled you in?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Machismo View Post
    Well, they are in a cult.

    My cousin called me after she left... pretty sure she's never going back there.

    I didn't worship the first girl who let me see her naked this much.
    You can stop trying to make jokes now. Stick to advocating for Bezos and Musk to own the nation.

  2. #79402
    Quote Originally Posted by YUPPIE View Post
    it's interesting if nothing else how trump cultivates such cult-like loyalty
    Ummm, you're an avowed Trump supporter...
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    Multiculturalism hurts and kills. This happened before Trump and it would be happening without him. Racism arises from a multicultural society. If we were monocultural, people would not see issues through the lens of race.
    This is a poster saying that people are at fault for being the victims of terrorism, because they are not white.
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    I hate personal freedom because people abuse it like a shiny new toy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Machismo View Post
    Ummm, you're an avowed Trump supporter...
    what I mean is if Trump is paying you, it makes sense you would be loyal even if you might hate someone internally since people will do anything for the money nowadays. But it's the fact he has these devoted followers that he has no direct association with. That suggests insane orating skills or strong charisma.
    Lazarević: Are you a student of history, Mr. Drake? Nathan Drake: ...I've read a book or two. Lazarević: Genghis Khan, Hitler, Stalin, Pol Pot - they were all GREAT men. But do you know why they prevailed? [beat] Because they had the will to do what other men could not. - Uncharted 2

  4. #79404
    Quote Originally Posted by YUPPIE View Post
    what I mean is if Trump is paying you, it makes sense you would be loyal even if you might hate someone internally since people will do anything for the money nowadays. But it's the fact he has these devoted followers that he has no direct association with. That suggests insane orating skills or strong charisma.
    Yes... it's a cult.

    You are one of those "devoted followers," so tell us why you love him so much?
    Quote Originally Posted by Knadra View Post
    Multiculturalism hurts and kills. This happened before Trump and it would be happening without him. Racism arises from a multicultural society. If we were monocultural, people would not see issues through the lens of race.
    This is a poster saying that people are at fault for being the victims of terrorism, because they are not white.
    Quote Originally Posted by Wilfire View Post
    I hate personal freedom because people abuse it like a shiny new toy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YUPPIE View Post
    what I mean is if Trump is paying you, it makes sense you would be loyal even if you might hate someone internally since people will do anything for the money nowadays. But it's the fact he has these devoted followers that he has no direct association with. That suggests insane orating skills or strong charisma.
    All it suggests is that he’s had a great propaganda machine behind him. And that lots of gullible people ignore the facts in favor of what they wish was true. So, what was it about Trump that drew you to his cult?

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    Quote Originally Posted by YUPPIE View Post
    it's interesting if nothing else how trump cultivates such cult-like loyalty
    It's baffling. This guy is everything they supposely hate. A rich coastal Hollywood elite.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YUPPIE View Post
    That suggests insane orating skills or strong charisma.
    Or a strong propaganda network with a very gullible group of people.
    Forum badass alert:
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    It's called resistance / rebellion.
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    Also, one day the tables might turn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YUPPIE View Post
    what I mean is if Trump is paying you, it makes sense you would be loyal even if you might hate someone internally since people will do anything for the money nowadays. But it's the fact he has these devoted followers that he has no direct association with. That suggests insane orating skills or strong charisma.
    The only thing Trump has shown is a complete lack of shame. Turns out that’s what some of the people wanted.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YUPPIE View Post
    it's interesting if nothing else how trump cultivates such cult-like loyalty
    Are you suggesting that you identify with said cultists? Because that doesn't sound like you disapprove. It actually sounds like you approve.

    Please, explicitly declare whether you personally approve or disapprove of worshipping Trump as a god.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lenonis View Post
    It's baffling. This guy is everything they supposely hate. A rich coastal Hollywood elite.
    He's also a serial adulterer, a thief, an attempted insurrectionist, an idolator, and fat. There is nothing in his actions which expresses any form of Christian behavior. Christians don't typically gas people on the way to church, a church they don't go inside, and typically don't hold Bibles upside-down. The only thing he's done that is religious is say "I am religious" in between calling for violence and hatred, and for some reason people @YUPPIE might identify with actually believe that Our Lord And Savior Jesus Christ would approve of Trump's behavior.

    That would explain replacing God with Trump, because Trump does not fit Christianity, but why worship someone with such character traits outside of Daedric princes? This isn't Greek Mythology. You don't worship chaotic, evil entities because you're afraid they might kill you and your family if you don't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lenonis View Post
    It's baffling. This guy is everything they supposely hate. A rich coastal Hollywood elite.
    And yet he is also everything they aspire to be. They want to be rich (yes, Trump isn't actually all that rich), fuck pornstars and walk in on models changing.
    It ignores such insignificant forces as time, entropy, and death

  10. #79410
    Quote Originally Posted by Gorsameth View Post
    And yet he is also everything they aspire to be. They want to be rich (yes, Trump isn't actually all that rich), fuck pornstars and walk in on models changing.
    Don't forget, some of those models were underage.
    Quote Originally Posted by Knadra View Post
    Multiculturalism hurts and kills. This happened before Trump and it would be happening without him. Racism arises from a multicultural society. If we were monocultural, people would not see issues through the lens of race.
    This is a poster saying that people are at fault for being the victims of terrorism, because they are not white.
    Quote Originally Posted by Wilfire View Post
    I hate personal freedom because people abuse it like a shiny new toy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Machismo View Post
    Don't forget, some of those models were underage.
    "If there's grass on the field, play ball!"

    God, I feel filthy even having typed that as a quote...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Machismo View Post
    Don't forget, some of those models were underage.
    Are we talking about Trump openly bragging in public that he could just walk into underaged girls' dressing rooms? Because I think we're talking about Trump walking into underaged girls' dressing rooms, then admitting it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Breccia View Post
    Are we talking about Trump openly bragging in public that he could just walk into underaged girls' dressing rooms? Because I think we're talking about Trump walking into underaged girls' dressing rooms, then admitting it.
    This is what baffles me about Trumpsters, he fucking bragged about it.

    It's why I broke off contact with my mother. In our last conversation, she tried to blame the victims of ssxual assault, while she was talking to her niece and grandson, both of whom were the victims of sexual assault, were both children when it happened, and both were afraid to come forward.

    Picture that setting, and screaming that the people who wait to report it are just making it up for attention.

    The is why they should never get to live down their choices, because of just how abhorrent they behaved. Picture your own grandmother blaming you for being sexually assaulted at 5 years old.
    Quote Originally Posted by Knadra View Post
    Multiculturalism hurts and kills. This happened before Trump and it would be happening without him. Racism arises from a multicultural society. If we were monocultural, people would not see issues through the lens of race.
    This is a poster saying that people are at fault for being the victims of terrorism, because they are not white.
    Quote Originally Posted by Wilfire View Post
    I hate personal freedom because people abuse it like a shiny new toy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YUPPIE View Post
    what I mean is if Trump is paying you, it makes sense you would be loyal even if you might hate someone internally since people will do anything for the money nowadays. But it's the fact he has these devoted followers that he has no direct association with. That suggests insane orating skills or strong charisma.
    Cults don't take "insane orating skills" or "strong charisma". They mostly involve appealing to the insecurities of the emotionally vulnerable.

    As does fascism, for pretty much the same reason.

    When you get racist people who are freaked out by how intolerant modern society is becoming towards racism, and a moist fart of a human being says "oh, but you're the one who's right, those feelings you feel are the right feelings and you should be proud of them", you won't care that he sounds like a whiny toddler or that he has the physical presence of the Halloween pumpkin you still haven't cleared off your front porch. All you care about is that he accepts your negative qualities that you use to primarily identify yourself, and you'll break through police lines to assault the Capitol for the guy.

    Because you're an idiot and you have next to no self-esteem, because you know you're a terrible human being. Not because the moist fart of a rotten pumpkin "leader" is particularly gifted at anything. He was just the disgusting security blanket you needed in that moment.


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    https://thehill.com/gop-lawmakers/58...ut-for-bigotry

    In the ongoing saga of, "No, we're not all racist fucks, really!" - Boebert is bag with a fictional tale about Rep. Omar, which never happened, joking that because Rep. Omar wasn't holding a backpack that Boebert wasn't concerned about the security guard running for the door to the elevator they shared.

    Boebert has of course half-heartedly apologized, as any good actor would do.

    But I'm 100% here for kicking all the racist actors off committees. Like, being an elected official is a privilege and it comes with responsibilities like acting like a god-damned professional and adequate human being. If a member cannot meet this subterranean bar, they have no right having any legislative authority on committees and should exist purely as a floor vote and sponsor. This isn't a "Republican" thing, this is a general thing, it just seems that members of the Republican caucus have the biggest issues with this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Vegas82 View Post
    What pulled you in?
    to trump, not much now.

    but some right-wing ideals have always interested me even if people dismiss them as fascist or abhorrent. I want to live in a militaristic nation that solves poverty by giving a role to all its citizens, even if it's labor or mandatory conscription. And, of course, takes shit from no foreign powers and is assertive.

    I don't know what's happened to the US over time for it to lose its image of absolute strength over others. Now while people might dispute the military might of the US waiting under the surface, from a political point of view, we just get bullied around by China and other hostile powers and look pretty damn foolish on top of having internal political strife.

    When will we get a leader that is actually super badass?
    Lazarević: Are you a student of history, Mr. Drake? Nathan Drake: ...I've read a book or two. Lazarević: Genghis Khan, Hitler, Stalin, Pol Pot - they were all GREAT men. But do you know why they prevailed? [beat] Because they had the will to do what other men could not. - Uncharted 2

  17. #79417
    Quote Originally Posted by YUPPIE View Post
    to trump, not much now.

    but some right-wing ideals have always interested me even if people dismiss them as fascist or abhorrent. I want to live in a militaristic nation that solves poverty by giving a role to all its citizens, even if it's labor or mandatory conscription. And, of course, takes shit from no foreign powers and is assertive.

    I don't know what's happened to the US over time for it to lose its image of absolute strength over others. Now while people might dispute the military might of the US waiting under the surface, from a political point of view, we just get bullied around by China and other hostile powers and look pretty damn foolish on top of having internal political strife.

    When will we get a leader that is actually super badass?
    So you thought he’d be Hitler. Fascinating insight. If we ever get there we deserve to be destroyed.

  18. #79418
    Quote Originally Posted by Edge- View Post
    https://thehill.com/gop-lawmakers/58...ut-for-bigotry

    In the ongoing saga of, "No, we're not all racist fucks, really!" - Boebert is bag with a fictional tale about Rep. Omar, which never happened, joking that because Rep. Omar wasn't holding a backpack that Boebert wasn't concerned about the security guard running for the door to the elevator they shared.

    Boebert has of course half-heartedly apologized, as any good actor would do.

    But I'm 100% here for kicking all the racist actors off committees. Like, being an elected official is a privilege and it comes with responsibilities like acting like a god-damned professional and adequate human being. If a member cannot meet this subterranean bar, they have no right having any legislative authority on committees and should exist purely as a floor vote and sponsor. This isn't a "Republican" thing, this is a general thing, it just seems that members of the Republican caucus have the biggest issues with this.
    Add her to the list of overt racist shitbags in the GOP.
    Quote Originally Posted by Knadra View Post
    Multiculturalism hurts and kills. This happened before Trump and it would be happening without him. Racism arises from a multicultural society. If we were monocultural, people would not see issues through the lens of race.
    This is a poster saying that people are at fault for being the victims of terrorism, because they are not white.
    Quote Originally Posted by Wilfire View Post
    I hate personal freedom because people abuse it like a shiny new toy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YUPPIE View Post
    to trump, not much now.

    but some right-wing ideals have always interested me even if people dismiss them as fascist or abhorrent. I want to live in a militaristic nation that solves poverty by giving a role to all its citizens, even if it's labor or mandatory conscription. And, of course, takes shit from no foreign powers and is assertive.

    I don't know what's happened to the US over time for it to lose its image of absolute strength over others. Now while people might dispute the military might of the US waiting under the surface, from a political point of view, we just get bullied around by China and other hostile powers and look pretty damn foolish on top of having internal political strife.

    When will we get a leader that is actually super badass?
    Uhhh. If you want to move to North Korea just do so.
    Forum badass alert:
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    It's called resistance / rebellion.
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    Also, one day the tables might turn.

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    Quote Originally Posted by YUPPIE View Post
    but some right-wing ideals have always interested me even if people dismiss them as fascist or abhorrent. I want to live in a militaristic nation that solves poverty by giving a role to all its citizens, even if it's labor or mandatory conscription. And, of course, takes shit from no foreign powers and is assertive.
    You have no place in a civil society. Sorry.
    You're not "playing devil's advocate", you're making someone who is likely speaking from personal experience defend themselves against the shitty and oppressive opinion you're too embarrassed to admit you actually believe in. It's you. You're the devil.

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