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Postby Ketora » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:37 am

The Jaclean empire wrote:Not just America.


of course their are more oligarchies out there... but that's not the point, the point is we are one now.
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Postby Havenburgh » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:38 am

GreatestBanks wrote:
Havenburgh wrote:Its everywhere. The big company and the banks control the houses. Hillary, Romney, Trump, they are all controlled by them. How? Because the companies give them millions for their campaigns and in return the candidates champion what the companies want.

You're wrong with Trump. Trump gets almost all of his money from him self-funding his campaign

And he owns a big company, no?

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Postby Ketora » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:38 am

GreatestBanks wrote:
Havenburgh wrote:Its everywhere. The big company and the banks control the houses. Hillary, Romney, Trump, they are all controlled by them. How? Because the companies give them millions for their campaigns and in return the candidates champion what the companies want.

You're wrong with Trump. Trump gets almost all of his money from him self-funding his campaign


Well, I really don't think Trump is going to win...
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Postby GreatestBanks » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:38 am

Havenburgh wrote:
GreatestBanks wrote:Direct democracy today could never work.
And that's true, but it seems that the words ''Democracy'' and ''republic'' or ''Dictatorship'' and ''oligarchy'' have seemingly lost their meanings.

Direct democracy can work in small groups. In countries in modern size, no the population is way to large. Thats also why a libertarian system would never work either. And words like socialism and communism have lost their meaning. Tell me, whats the first thing you think of when I say communism?

First thing when you say communism I think of Marx and ''Das Capital'' Then I think of Cuba, Vietnam, former USSR, redistribution of wealth, destruction of private property and killing capitalists.
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Postby GreatestBanks » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:39 am

Havenburgh wrote:
GreatestBanks wrote:You're wrong with Trump. Trump gets almost all of his money from him self-funding his campaign

And he owns a big company, no?

That's his own company lol. He has his own company, and he's using some of that money to fund his own campaign. It's his money, he owns the company.
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Postby Ketora » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:39 am

Havenburgh wrote:
GreatestBanks wrote:You're wrong with Trump. Trump gets almost all of his money from him self-funding his campaign

And he owns a big company, no?


so he basically is a big company
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Postby Havenburgh » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:39 am

Ketora wrote:
GreatestBanks wrote:You're wrong with Trump. Trump gets almost all of his money from him self-funding his campaign


Well, I really don't think Trump is going to win...

Him or Ben Carson will get the Republican nomination. And either Sanders or Hillary will get the Democrat. I hope Bernie wins. Congress wont let him take one step though if he does

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Postby GreatestBanks » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:40 am

Ketora wrote:
Havenburgh wrote:And he owns a big company, no?


so he basically is a big company

He's actually got some decent policy ideas, like cracking down on China and currency manipulators, placing excise taxes on imports, VA reform.
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Postby Havenburgh » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:41 am

GreatestBanks wrote:
Havenburgh wrote:Direct democracy can work in small groups. In countries in modern size, no the population is way to large. Thats also why a libertarian system would never work either. And words like socialism and communism have lost their meaning. Tell me, whats the first thing you think of when I say communism?

First thing when you say communism I think of Marx and ''Das Capital'' Then I think of Cuba, Vietnam, former USSR, redistribution of wealth, destruction of private property and killing capitalists.

Okay Marx, your smarter than most. Most people automatically think dictatorship and killing everyone when really its the exact opposite. The greatest example of a true communist state would actually be the smurfs.

Ketora wrote:
Havenburgh wrote:And he owns a big company, no?


so he basically is a big company

In an essence, yes

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Postby Ketora » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:42 am

Havenburgh wrote:
Ketora wrote:
Well, I really don't think Trump is going to win...

Him or Ben Carson will get the Republican nomination. And either Sanders or Hillary will get the Democrat. I hope Bernie wins. Congress wont let him take one step though if he does


Oops I meant I like Ben Carson... I got his name messed up earlier, sorry....
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Postby Havenburgh » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:42 am

GreatestBanks wrote:
Ketora wrote:
so he basically is a big company

He's actually got some decent policy ideas, like cracking down on China and currency manipulators, placing excise taxes on imports, VA reform.

Dont forget invading mexico and putting a border wide wall! Then giving everyone weapons like its the old west

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Postby Havenburgh » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:43 am

Ketora wrote:
Havenburgh wrote:Him or Ben Carson will get the Republican nomination. And either Sanders or Hillary will get the Democrat. I hope Bernie wins. Congress wont let him take one step though if he does


Oops I meant I like Ben Carson... I got his name messed up earlier, sorry....

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Postby GreatestBanks » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:43 am

Havenburgh wrote:
GreatestBanks wrote:First thing when you say communism I think of Marx and ''Das Capital'' Then I think of Cuba, Vietnam, former USSR, redistribution of wealth, destruction of private property and killing capitalists.

Okay Marx, your smarter than most. Most people automatically think dictatorship and killing everyone when really its the exact opposite. The greatest example of a true communist state would actually be the smurfs.

Ketora wrote:
so he basically is a big company

In an essence, yes

Trump actually has pretty good policy ideas.
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Postby GreatestBanks » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:43 am

Havenburgh wrote:
GreatestBanks wrote:He's actually got some decent policy ideas, like cracking down on China and currency manipulators, placing excise taxes on imports, VA reform.

Dont forget invading mexico and putting a border wide wall! Then giving everyone weapons like its the old west

He's not going to invade Mexico, he's just putting a wall there.
And it's gonna be HUUUUUUUUUGE
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Postby Ketora » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:44 am

Havenburgh wrote:
GreatestBanks wrote:He's actually got some decent policy ideas, like cracking down on China and currency manipulators, placing excise taxes on imports, VA reform.

Dont forget invading mexico and putting a border wide wall! Then giving everyone weapons like its the old west


...and maybe some sort of mass persecution of Hispanic people... along with more support for the economic elite >:(
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Postby Ketora » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:44 am

GreatestBanks wrote:
Havenburgh wrote:Dont forget invading mexico and putting a border wide wall! Then giving everyone weapons like its the old west

He's not going to invade Mexico, he's just putting a wall there.
And it's gonna be HUUUUUUUUUGE


How is he going to use Mexico's money without invaded them?
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Postby GreatestBanks » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:45 am

Ketora wrote:
Havenburgh wrote:Dont forget invading mexico and putting a border wide wall! Then giving everyone weapons like its the old west


...and maybe some sort of mass persecution of Hispanic people... along with more support for the economic elite >:(

Deportation of law breaking illegal immigrants* big difference
His tax plan will eliminate income taxes for single filers making under 25,000 and married fillers making under 50,000. That seems like he's being nice to the poor.
I think you should actually read his plan:
https://www.donaldjtrump.com/positions/tax-reform
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Postby New Grestin » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:45 am

Bloggy OP.

America has always been an oligarchy, just like every single other government system save for Anarchy.

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Postby GreatestBanks » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:45 am

Ketora wrote:
GreatestBanks wrote:He's not going to invade Mexico, he's just putting a wall there.
And it's gonna be HUUUUUUUUUGE


How is he going to use Mexico's money without invaded them?

That's for another time.
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Postby Escanthea » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:46 am

What was the trigger for this? Usually you post an article to some recent event that you think symbolizes the finality of this political transition when you post a topic like this.
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Postby Ketora » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:46 am

GreatestBanks wrote:
Ketora wrote:
...and maybe some sort of mass persecution of Hispanic people... along with more support for the economic elite >:(

Deportation of law breaking illegal immigrants* big difference
His tax plan will eliminate income taxes for single filers making under 25,000 and married fillers making under 50,000. That seems like he's being nice to the poor.
I think you should actually read his plan:
https://www.donaldjtrump.com/positions/tax-reform


oh well that's not as bad...
but this is not about what these people are doing,
it's about that the majority has lost almost all power
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Postby Havenburgh » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:46 am

GreatestBanks wrote:
Havenburgh wrote:Okay Marx, your smarter than most. Most people automatically think dictatorship and killing everyone when really its the exact opposite. The greatest example of a true communist state would actually be the smurfs.


In an essence, yes

Trump actually has pretty good policy ideas.
Communism is the last stage of society (according to Marx at least)
First, according to Marx, is primitivism/tribal societies, then capitalism, then socialism or social democracy, then communism.

Agreed. A society who uses capitalism is in its toddler years, socialism is the teen years then communism is the mature years. Communism is best impletmented in a society that is in its prime, when humans have fully reached its potential, when we have fully used technolagy, and eliminated crime, hunger, poverty, and greed. Then when we dont need a government anymore, it dissolves into a society where everyone is happily equal. That is Communism.

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Postby Ketora » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:47 am

Escanthea wrote:What was the trigger for this? Usually you post an article to some recent event that you think symbolizes the finality of this political transition when you post a topic like this.

Yeah, I am a little too late,
The state of our government is now irreversible, we probably won't ever go back to democracy
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Postby Havenburgh » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:47 am

GreatestBanks wrote:
Ketora wrote:
How is he going to use Mexico's money without invaded them?

That's for another time.

"For another time"
So he will invade Mexico. Cuz acccording to him the whole population is rapists and druggies

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Postby GreatestBanks » Thu Nov 26, 2015 9:47 am

Ketora wrote:
GreatestBanks wrote:Deportation of law breaking illegal immigrants* big difference
His tax plan will eliminate income taxes for single filers making under 25,000 and married fillers making under 50,000. That seems like he's being nice to the poor.
I think you should actually read his plan:
https://www.donaldjtrump.com/positions/tax-reform


oh well that's not as bad...
but this is not about what these people are doing,
it's about that the majority has lost almost all power

In a sense, yes. Bush was elected in 2004 with around 30% of the voting age population actually voting for him (although he got 51% of the vote, turnout was only 60%ish) Obama was elected in 2012 with only 28%ish of the voting age population actually voting for him.
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