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Magoo48

(4,690 posts)
Sun Feb 14, 2021, 11:05 AM Feb 2021

Something is fundamentally wrong with our system when one of our planet's [View all]

biggest assholes can lose three popular votes (counting the Senate here) and still claim victory, when our government’s vestigial structure (again the Senate) can monkey wrench effective government for years upon the feted whims of a power mad amphibian, and when a lunatic minority (you got it, the Senate) can hold sway over an apparently more creative and intelligent majority. It’s (the Senate) not functional. It’s corrupt. It’s diseased.

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Great post. Exactly. LakeArenal Feb 2021 #1
I hate to nitpick, since I agree with all of this. But I feel compelled to point out that ShazzieB Feb 2021 #2
He is an Amfibbinagain. dameatball Feb 2021 #9
Qrump had being an Amfibbinagain down to an art form KS Toronado Feb 2021 #15
Oops, my bad.🤷🏼‍♂️ Magoo48 Feb 2021 #24
Reptile ... not an amphibian. Laelth Feb 2021 #3
It is worse than that - he can continuously break any law and not be held accountable Under The Radar Feb 2021 #4
Agree and: SayItLoud Feb 2021 #5
I wouldn't go that far.... paleotn Feb 2021 #16
Prosecutors judges and juries will be threatened by the MAGA mob Under The Radar Feb 2021 #32
And they will be arrested, tried and convicted. paleotn Feb 2021 #41
At the moment you are correct, but if they allow Trump to be boss Under The Radar Feb 2021 #47
We don't know if he issued himself a "secret pardon." LastLiberal in PalmSprings Feb 2021 #35
It will still have to be adjudicated publicly. paleotn Feb 2021 #39
I read that because he drew up the pardons himself, they were so narrowly written that LastLiberal in PalmSprings Feb 2021 #45
Yes, those are the Electoral College and the Fillibuster Escurumbele Feb 2021 #6
But But But... Tommymac Feb 2021 #8
to get rid of them destroy RW radio first - everything else will be easy certainot Feb 2021 #22
You are correct, and...improve the educational system in the USA Escurumbele Feb 2021 #28
Hugely important. summer_in_TX Feb 2021 #50
use AI to automatically record, transcribe, and analyze it - expose it, and boycott it until the certainot Feb 2021 #53
Excellent suggestion and one I hadn't thought of. summer_in_TX Feb 2021 #54
This message was self-deleted by its author dameatball Feb 2021 #7
Senate and Electoral College Turin_C3PO Feb 2021 #10
Taking the cap off of the House Bettie Feb 2021 #40
That's a good idea. Turin_C3PO Feb 2021 #44
Yes, and raising the number would Bettie Feb 2021 #46
If you're going to build a political system that's hinged... MrScorpio Feb 2021 #11
Time for the Dems to play some serious f'ing hardball. MASW Feb 2021 #12
Welcome to DU! Delphinus Feb 2021 #21
We need a drip campaign of ads on tv and radio HariSeldon Feb 2021 #31
Keep it simple and repeat a unified message ad nauseum. Label Maru Kitteh Feb 2021 #48
The wheels of justice turn slowly..... the_sly_pig Feb 2021 #13
This. All of it, except that Oldem Feb 2021 #23
That is an important point. When you talk of the GOP training their sights on state level, BobTheSubgenius Feb 2021 #33
Contrary to popular myth, our founders were not "gods".... paleotn Feb 2021 #14
That is the other big point I was going to make, but you were ahead of me. BobTheSubgenius Feb 2021 #34
It's the GQP that is the problem pandr32 Feb 2021 #17
Any institution of rules, law, order bucolic_frolic Feb 2021 #18
I'm with you, Sly_Pig. MASW Feb 2021 #19
I think that this is one instance where you can hate both the player and the game. Initech Feb 2021 #20
so true llashram Feb 2021 #25
An election that went 57% - 43% would be called a landslide. TheRickles Feb 2021 #26
About the amphibian/reptile error. Sorry about that. I taught science for crying outloud. Magoo48 Feb 2021 #27
Right on! Pepsidog Feb 2021 #29
I suggest as time passes certain types of people learn of game the system, any system. TryLogic Feb 2021 #30
Minority rule is baked into the system... Jon King Feb 2021 #36
+1 leftstreet Feb 2021 #43
The "something" is people, Magoo. The dangerous flaw of Hortensis Feb 2021 #37
It's fucked up dalton99a Feb 2021 #38
The very definition of dysfunctional Blue Owl Feb 2021 #42
Yep, all the things you said. msfiddlestix Feb 2021 #49
Hell, I'm not sure. Magoo48 Feb 2021 #51
Well I've been thinking about this question of how to proceed to clean it up msfiddlestix Feb 2021 #52
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