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07 Nov 2020, 10:21 pm

I find this hilarious. This tells me how much he was hated people are throwing celebration parties of him losing. I don't remember anyone doing this with Obama winning or when Bush won. Has there ever been any celebration parties in the past when a president would lose their first term election like when Bush Sr. did to Clinton?

I didn't like Bush Jr. as president but Trump sure makes me think more positive of him lol and I am realizing I never hated Bush, I just didn't like his politics and how our economy was affected and our US dollar growing weak.

This will be so interesting in our US history and I can imagine one critical thinker child asking "why would people celebrate a president losing their first term election?" because it's so weird to them to have such celebrations over it. Then they are told the all the bad stuff about him by their teacher and the child is like "Oh now I get it" and just imagine that kid being shocked there are still Trump lovers out there and them being in denial of all the stuff Trump had done as president and they claim "trump is only painted as a villain because he lost."

Now imagine all the websites popping up about this conspiracy by democrats that made Trump lose the election and anyone who dares to question our US history about Trump will be labeled as a troll and those Trump denial topics get banned from websites and social media as well.

This will be very interesting in my life time and how schools will teach this.


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07 Nov 2020, 10:31 pm

I hope such celebrations don't result in spreading the coronavirus.


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07 Nov 2020, 10:42 pm

Given there is no official declaration of a winner yet (I believe in 2000 it wasn't until around mid Decmeber that it was decided), I wonder what would happen if it was found that he won and the celebrations were premature.


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07 Nov 2020, 11:32 pm

No celebrations here, very low key.

In 1992, although I was a big fan of Bush Sr. (still am), I trusted Clinton to do a good job, and he did. Perot would have done well also.


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07 Nov 2020, 11:54 pm



Working For the Military Where Authority
Rules Not Much Different Than What Politics
Brings, When Politicians continue to Breathe
Power As Long as They Serve Whatever Whim
Pleases their Constituents; or of course Whatever
Lies Still May Be Fed to the More 'Minion' Shades of
Humanity Who Are Eager to Follow a 'Cult of Personality';

We Once Had a Captain of the Navy Station that while Not
As Crude as Donald J Trump; Was All in the Game for Herself
to Rise in Power; No Matter Who Fell Along the way, Not Meeting
Her Personal Needs in Goals that were Reasonably Far Out of Reach...

Anyway; There is a Kind of Leader Who Leaves The Room that Everyone Simply
Cannot Stand; And Yes, There were Obviously Many Folks Associated From the
Camp of Donald J Trump who Could See through Every Ignorant And Narcissistic
Controlling Word; However, Their Glue Was Status And Power too; An Addiction they

Could
Not
Stop
Either;
In Our Case
Golden Hand-Cuffs
of Federal Employment
Reaching the End of A Career
With Guaranteed Retirement and
Health Benefits for An Entire Life;

Federal Employees Under Trump have
Suffered the Same Way, In Similar and
Even Worse Ways; Those Who swallowed
The Trump Kool-Aid that Not Wearing
A Mask to Protect Neighbors and Loved
Ones Is A Freedom And Not a Travesty Away
From True Patriotism And Even Love that is Breathing And Real...

Anyway, Donald J Trump, Continues to Make an Utter Real Fool of Himself;

And Now that it is clear that He is going away; it's Not only Donald's 'Enemies'
Who Are Celebrating His Departure; It goes even as Far as the Folks on Fox News;
With Obvious Signs of Relief that the 'Wicked Witch of the West' Is Melting is Melting Now...

Similar Celebration
Surprise; but no Surprise
to me as i've been through
this Before and almost didn't
make it out on the Other Side as Slave...

i paid the Price of 66 Months of my Life;

And Now Under Trump, Folks are Actually Dying
on '5th Avenue' With Nothing to Lose but their Lives now
for all the Ignorance propagated Not to take care of their Health By Trump Kool-Aid...

The Priest At the Church i Visit, Intimated rather Passively Aggressively after asking
Folks to Pray with Hope for the President Elect and New Vice President at Least;
Then Going on to Talk About Fools and Court Jesters Relating This is What
the Folks Are Who Voted Against Donald J Trump; He Said 'Fortuitously'
The Gospels Talked About Fools Making Bad Decisions; But What He
Couldn't See is He Already Rewarded Himself too the Court Jester
Scepter
For
A
Greater
Fool; Board
In Eye and 'Trump'
Stuff Like that Anyway

The Wicked of the Witch
of the West is Melting, Melting, More Now...

As Karma Has it; He Gets to Stay Around
A Few more Years Melting, Melting, Some more...

Very Possibly
Changing
into
An
Orange
Jump Suit;
Appropriately
Matching all the
Orange Spray Make Believe too...

There has Been A Whole Lot of
Hailing to 'Biden' today, indeed...

No
Different Really
Than For 'Dorothy' in 'Oz'...

It Wasn't Hard for me to See it
Coming; The Captain And Her
Executive Officer Melted in a Similar
Way; One Didn't Make it to Admiral
And the Other Got Her Hand Slipped
For Abusing Government Power; Both Went

Away in
Shame...

of
not
Getting
Their Way...

Trump Was Already
As Low as A Human Goes;
Now He Finds Even a Lower Place
And More Melting to come than He Will Imagine now..

True, He
Deserves to
Survive Covid-19 as He Did
to Witness the Gift of Karma Indeed...

Again
No
Surprise
The Dark Force
is Formidable
Yet Day Comes After Night...

And Ironically Night Is Here to Protect

The Existence of Day...

No Reason
to Hate
Reality

It
Is
What

It is Love Is Greater....

At Least For Those
Who BREaTHE LoVE NoW..:)

Meanwhile, i Hear 'Melting' From The 'TrumpHouse' Now...

But of course That's What i Do For A Hobby; 'Court Jester'
Wherever i go; Free Lance AS Such; i Wore A Christmas
Shirt to Church Today; A Christmas Tree With Many
Cats Decorating it With Colored Lights With
Presents All Around; With of Course
The Standard Meme of "Meowy
Christmas;" So, The Deacon
Asked me, "Aren't You
Celebrating
Christmas
A Bit Early;"
Other than Walmart
Doing it Before Halloween
to Sell Stuff; i asked the
Deacon, "Don't You
Celebrate
Christmas
Year-Round"
And Then i Just
Answered the
Rhetorical Reply
Myself as "i Sure Do"...
The Things i Do By
'THeir Own Book'

Fly Well Over

THeir

HeadS

in the

"Other Place" of Oz...

For This iS How The

Court Jester Remains

iNViSiBLE And Safe Away From All Except
For those Who See With More than 'Eyes and Ears' Now....


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08 Nov 2020, 12:29 am

League_Girl wrote:
Now imagine all the websites popping up about this conspiracy by democrats that made Trump lose the election and anyone who dares to question our US history about Trump will be labeled as a troll and those Trump denial topics get banned from websites and social media as well.


Well, if they do that then it's open season to label those Trump supporters who were pushing for ballots to stop being counted as being anti-democracy and pro-dictatorship. I look forward to the sparks that will create.

I somehow doubt the textbooks will be pro-Trump but we will have to see about that.

As for the celebrations, it looks like a lot of people are having a great time. On the news there were two individuals in orange dinosaur suits dancing outside of Trump Towers to "Beat it" with a sign saying "Biden Won!" I once again love Americans. Up here in Canada, my mother bought a pie to celebrate Biden winning. Our Biden pie was an apple crumble, though I told her it was a missed opportunity for blueberry. Still, the apple crumble was great, and baked blueberry tends to turn more purple than blue, so I still think it was a good choice.



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08 Nov 2020, 12:51 am

The relief in this NY taxi driver says it all

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08 Nov 2020, 1:24 am

Cracking open some beers to celebrate!
In answer to the OP: a big part of the celebration has to do with Trump, having been the worst President in American history, now having to leave office.


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08 Nov 2020, 1:47 am

Maybe this is why they saved the election results for the weekend :P


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08 Nov 2020, 1:53 am

League_Girl wrote:
I find this hilarious. This tells me how much he was hated people are throwing celebration parties of him losing. I don't remember anyone doing this with Obama winning or when Bush won.


I remember lots of celebrations when Obama won both the first and second time.


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08 Nov 2020, 5:50 am

People are very relieved here, too... and I'm literally on the other side of the world! :lol:



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08 Nov 2020, 6:04 am

As mentioned there were massive celebrations even bigger then this when Obama was elected as the first black President, but a secondary reason was that Bush was unpopular due to the Iraq War.

People celebrated when Nixon resigned.

Trigger warning negativity, cynicism and anger to follow;
INHO all of this celebration is premature. If one is to celebrate(more on that later) the correct day to celebrate is January 20, 2021 when hopefully the extremist elements of the MAGA’s including Trump let us move on and ATTEMPT to repair the damage they have done. Not only was yesterdays celebrations premature but as I mentioned in other threads now is the time to be most worried because we are entering the most dangerous time of the Trump era. He has nothing to lose now and as Fnord keeps pointing out being a “loser” is the thing he hates the most meaning the commander in chief the guy whose finger are near the nuclear button could well have a full on meltdown and this person has a lot of people who will do whatever illiberal thing he asks them to do.

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So many people are pissed at me because I have have been the ultimate Debbie downer pissing all over their celebrations. I say you optimists have been wrong about predicting that this will be the end of him, that will be the end of him over and over since he came down the escalator so your optimism holds no continence with me.

Hopefully I am wrong and on January 20 and he will be outta of here and on his way eventually to prison. Even then what is there to celebrate? Yes we would have corrected the mistake of 2016 but we made that horrific mistake in 2016. And we came damn close to making it again. Despite all that has happened since 2016 all that has changed since 2016 was a small percentage of votes in a few swing states. And everybody is patting themselves on the back for this?(SMH)

More self reflective part of this post to follow:
Thinking differently from the rest of the world, being the opposite place emotionally from the rest of the world is not a new experience for me. I have learned to accept it most of of the time but every once in awhile it gets to me and because so much is at stake this is one of those times. Thanks for listening.



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08 Nov 2020, 6:15 am

Republicans aren't a demographic that can't help it.

Unlike for eg Mexicans or women.



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08 Nov 2020, 6:21 am

ASPartOfMe wrote:
As mentioned there were massive celebrations even bigger then this when Obama was elected as the first black President, but a secondary reason was that Bush was unpopular due to the Iraq War.

People celebrated when Nixon resigned.

Trigger warning negativity, cynicism and anger to follow;
INHO all of this celebration is premature. If one is to celebrate(more on that later) the correct day to celebrate is January 20, 2021 when hopefully the extremist elements of the MAGA’s including Trump let us move on and ATTEMPT to repair the damage they have done. Not only was yesterdays celebrations premature but as I mentioned in other threads now is the time to be most worried because we are entering the most dangerous time of the Trump era. He has nothing to lose now and as Fnord keeps pointing out being a “loser” is the thing he hates the most meaning the commander in chief the guy whose finger are near the nuclear button could well have a full on meltdown and this person has a lot of people who will do whatever illiberal thing he asks them to do.

Rant:
So many people are pissed at me because I have have been the ultimate Debbie downer pissing all over their celebrations. I say you optimists have been wrong about predicting that this will be the end of him, that will be the end of him over and over since he came down the escalator so your optimism holds no continence with me.

Hopefully I am wrong and on January 20 and he will be outta of here and on his way eventually to prison. Even then what is there to celebrate? Yes we would have corrected the mistake of 2016 but we made that horrific mistake in 2016. And we came damn close to making it again. Despite all that has happened since 2016 all that has changed since 2016 was a small percentage of votes in a few swing states. And everybody is patting themselves on the back for this?(SMH)

More self reflective part of this post to follow:
Thinking differently from the rest of the world, being the opposite place emotionally from the rest of the world is not a new experience for me. I have learned to accept it most of of the time but every once in awhile it gets to me and because so much is at stake this is one of those times. Thanks for listening.



I feel for you, or how it should be properly expressed in English.
The pain of being an independent thinker is quite a lot about being alone.
I hope the White House staff will assist the president in safely stepping down. Luckily, he's not omnipotent.


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08 Nov 2020, 6:22 am

Trump did exceptional.

Sure, he lost a close race ... however ...

-Republicans look to capture 8-15 Democrat House seats

-Republicans likely to keep the Senate

-More people voted Republican than in any prior president election

-Socialist is a dirty word again.
a. Some Democrats say being labeled as a Socialist lost them or nearly lost their seats.

b. AOC says she may quit because "progressives" are being blamed
https://www.businessinsider.com/aoc-say ... es-2020-11

-Democrats continue to lose support from black men
https://www.nbcnews.com/news/nbcblk/bla ... w-n1246447

-Trump gained Hispanic vote in Texas, Florida


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08 Nov 2020, 7:11 am

Thinking differently from the rest of the world, being the opposite place emotionally from the rest of the world is not a new experience for me. I have learned to accept it most of of the time but every once in awhile it gets to me and because so much is at stake this is one of those times. Thanks for listening.


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I feel for you, or how it should be properly expressed in English.
The pain of being an independent thinker is quite a lot about being alone.
I hope the White House staff will assist the president in safely stepping down. Luckily, he's not omnipotent.

Thank you and “I feel for you” is a correct way of expressing those sentiments.


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