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Let's de-stress for the holiday season by getting some stuff off our chests.

No judgments. Ready, set, go...

by Anonymousreply 59910 hours ago

We made a big mistake electing Biden.

by Anonymousreply 111/21/2020

Trump needs to be assassinated for the peace, well-being and future of America and the American people.

by Anonymousreply 211/21/2020

One cannot be republican without being racist - no ifs, ands, or buts

However, just because one is a democrat, doesn't mean they're not also racist

by Anonymousreply 311/21/2020

People are living too long these days, and anyone over 85 is a burden on our already over-taxed system. COVID taking out some of these people was a blessing. We could lose another million or so and it would be no big deal.

by Anonymousreply 411/21/2020

Bernie Sanders is a deranged grifter.

by Anonymousreply 511/21/2020

Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s should effectively be canceled this year.

People can’t give up ONE year of holidays to help get rid of this thing?

by Anonymousreply 611/21/2020

I just don't think that men should wear makeup or having painted nails.

by Anonymousreply 711/21/2020

There are dumb twats on DL who reward trolls. Because trolls provide an opportunity to type something, anything, in response.

by Anonymousreply 811/21/2020

The real reason some gays claim to be disgusted by sex clubs or bathhouses is because they're just too scared no one will want to do anything with them once they arrive.

by Anonymousreply 911/21/2020

The way that affirmative action is practiced at universities benefits administrators and hurts the students it’s supposed to help.

by Anonymousreply 1011/21/2020

R6 technically you can't actually cancel those days. You merely do not celebrate them.

Biden is going to let us down.

by Anonymousreply 1111/21/2020

You're the only one who thinks your pet is cute.

by Anonymousreply 1211/21/2020

Hindsight tells me that in 2008, Hillary should have been the Democratic candidate to be US President rather than Obama, and I write this as deeply admiring both of them.

by Anonymousreply 1311/21/2020

I can't stand the majority of gay men.

by Anonymousreply 1411/21/2020

Most people in the world should wear more cologne. There aren't enough interesting or pleasant smelling people in public, in certain countries.

by Anonymousreply 1511/21/2020

Most people who wear cologne do not know how to apply the appropriate amount. A hint of smell is wonderful, but overpowering an entire elevator with your 10 big sprays is repulsive.

by Anonymousreply 1611/21/2020

R2 Speaks nothing but truth!

If we make it to a Biden/Harris presidency, it will only be a brief reprieve before we go full authoritarian in 2024.

by Anonymousreply 1711/21/2020

R16 did you miss the criteria that the opinion must be unpopular?

by Anonymousreply 1811/21/2020

There was massive voter fraud; the election was stolen from Trump who won in a landslide.

by Anonymousreply 1911/21/2020

No there wasn't R19.

No he didn't R19.

by Anonymousreply 2011/21/2020

Europeans smell funny. How often do they shower?

by Anonymousreply 2111/21/2020

Obama was the worst and most divisive president ever.

by Anonymousreply 2211/21/2020

r20 = missed the memo on the purpose of this thread.

by Anonymousreply 2311/21/2020

Uncut cock is 67% more likely to be exciting to suck than cut cock.

by Anonymousreply 2411/21/2020

I don’t think that’s an unpopular opinion, r2

by Anonymousreply 2511/21/2020

Couldn't let THAT horseshit go unchallenged R23. OP said [bold]unpopular opinions[/bold] - not totally baseless, thrown out of court, batshit crazy QAnon conspiracy theory, bald-faced lies.

Carry on.

by Anonymousreply 2611/21/2020

I, a dyed in the wool life long liberal, join all the liberal newscasters who phonily wished Don Jr. a speedy recover from COVID. I'm so very relieved nobody in the Trump inner circle has been seriously ill, damaged, or died of COVID. I wouldn't wish that on anyone. Because I am an ethical person who keeps things in perspective. I wish robust, life-long health for Trump and Co. and hope they get back to work soon!

by Anonymousreply 2711/21/2020

R13 Hindsight tells us she then would have lost twice.

by Anonymousreply 2811/21/2020

People who keep blaming Trump for everything are missing the big picture. Oligarchs run this country and anyone in the White House is doing exactly what oligarchs want.

by Anonymousreply 2911/21/2020

R29 and it shall continue in that same vein, sadly! R27 I always found it very hypocritical when my liberal friends wished death upon him and his cronies. I thought libs loved everyone and want to see people succeed and thrive.

Trump bashing just become sport. Anything I don't like, blame Trump.

Incidentally, did NOT vote for him either time. I would NEVER vote for him.

by Anonymousreply 3011/21/2020

I really didn't like the Golden Girls and I definitely don't get the preoccupation that grown ass men have with those wenches.

by Anonymousreply 3111/21/2020

About half of the people who voted for Trump did so because they hate the political system and how it is an insider cronies club, they voted for someone they believed to be an outsider. We need more true outliers to run for president and all political offices.

by Anonymousreply 3211/21/2020

People who buy expensive cars don't do it for the features, but strictly to impress others.

by Anonymousreply 3311/21/2020

R11 Whether or not Biden lets you down depends on how you feel about him.

If you idolize Biden to the extent the magas worship Trump then he will let you down. I think the way most magas feel about Trump is borderline idolatry.

If you think of Biden as a slightly better alternative to Donald Trump then he won’t let you down.

by Anonymousreply 3411/21/2020

Conservatives are not capable of feeling empathy or compassion.

by Anonymousreply 3511/21/2020

The Biden campaign was almost flawless in its execution and I understand they were trying to model good behavior, but saying no to in person door knocking and registration drives is what cost us Florida and North Carolina and probably the Senate.

by Anonymousreply 3611/21/2020

Conservative is a tolerable euphemism for sociopath.

by Anonymousreply 3711/21/2020

Gay men are std-riddled sluts and in no way relationship material. If you don't have something they can use (money, body/looks, prestige...) you're invisible.

by Anonymousreply 3811/21/2020

Conservative is sometimes the perfect euphemism for sociopath.

by Anonymousreply 3911/21/2020

There are far too many people who cannot just give their opinions without commenting on others.

by Anonymousreply 4011/21/2020

America was never great, it’s all been smoke and mirrors. Dump has exposed all the flaws.

by Anonymousreply 4111/21/2020

Kids are nasty, life-sucking brats who need to be sent to Greenland at birth, and taught manners, etiquette, geography, foreign languages, empathy, skills, teamwork, science, writing, higher math... Then brought back to their home countries at age 18.

by Anonymousreply 4211/21/2020

Activist movements are fueled by people with mental health issues who only want others to feel as miserable as they do.

by Anonymousreply 4311/21/2020

R42 I agree. If parents are too fucking lazy to raise their crotch fruit to be decent members of society then someone else must step in.

by Anonymousreply 4411/21/2020

Either Hillary or Obama could've beaten McCain, r28.

by Anonymousreply 4511/21/2020

[quote] Hindsight tells me that in 2008, Hillary should have been the Democratic candidate to be US President rather than Obama, and I write this as deeply admiring both of them.

I agree. I said this at the time and nothing has changed my mind since. Obama would have run for VP and helped draw the huge AA vote. Those 4 years could have given him time to develop the kind of skills he lacked (negotiating, maybe getting tough in an effective way). And then he could have run in his own right. We would have had 16 years of good presidency and the Supreme Court would not have been bastardized with unqualified political hacks.

Sigh.

by Anonymousreply 4611/21/2020

Taking your dog into any public store, coffee shop, etc. is a desperate plea for attention.

by Anonymousreply 4711/21/2020

[quote]helped draw the huge AA vote

Alcoholics Anonymous??

by Anonymousreply 4811/21/2020

Tagging onto r47 - Most people who want you to desperately know about how tough their life has been or how terrible they have been are just looking for attention.

AA is full of people who are not really alcoholics but just don't have any friends.

by Anonymousreply 4911/21/2020

Smoking: the taste is unbeatable.

by Anonymousreply 5011/21/2020

I think many people in AA seem to have this sense of entitlement/arrogance (you must forgive ME so I can move ahead with MY "recovery"). Don't think so, buddy.

by Anonymousreply 5111/21/2020

R50 dude, so true!

I've stopped smoking for 3 years (health reasons); however, on September 10, 2020 I did sneak two ciggies (mental breakdown..lol). They tasted so damn good. Fortunately, those 2 ciggies took care of my craving and I haven't jonesed since then.

by Anonymousreply 5211/21/2020

Mid-century Modern has become the new French Provincial - the over-used design vernacular of the nervous lower middle classes. Barely a step up form shiplap and wine charms.

by Anonymousreply 5311/21/2020

I would rather have lived through another Bush term than the past four years.

by Anonymousreply 5411/21/2020

Justin Bieber is one of the best pop stars under 30.

by Anonymousreply 5511/21/2020

I hate liberals now, and they hate me back. I thought I was liberal, where did my people go?

by Anonymousreply 5611/21/2020

The Dharmic beliefs are just as unnecessary as the Abrahamic ones.

by Anonymousreply 5711/21/2020

Meryl Streep is not a great actress, not even a good actress. She's a ham.

by Anonymousreply 5811/21/2020

Kamala Harris is a talentless hack who fucked her way to the top. She’ll ruin the country when she becomes president.

by Anonymousreply 5911/21/2020

I have a tough time listening to discussions of white on black/police violence considering the enforced silence on black on black crime. Generally I'm resistant to the current preaching that everything wrong in the black community is the fault of whites. I work on it, knowing it comes from a dark place in my psyche, but it's still there.

by Anonymousreply 6011/21/2020

R59 That's a popular opinion among 87% of Trolls, so its quite popular on DL.

by Anonymousreply 6111/21/2020

The visual arts have been mostly crap for a hundred years now.

by Anonymousreply 6211/21/2020

Mark my words, the first female president will be a republican.

by Anonymousreply 6311/21/2020

Over my dead body!

by Anonymousreply 6411/21/2020

My success at charming straight men is not a joke. It is an applied gift.

by Anonymousreply 6511/21/2020

[quote] We made a big mistake electing Biden.

This. But let's hope he survives 4 years,... see R59 for why.

by Anonymousreply 6611/21/2020

Monarchies and birth-entitlements are declassè.

They should be ovah!

As should oligarchies: Russia, some former Eastern bloc countries AND....the USA.

by Anonymousreply 6711/21/2020

Smoking at certain times can be immensely enjoyable. I’m glad I quit smoking regularly in 2011 but when I visit my sister I’ll have one or two, usually after dinner.

by Anonymousreply 6811/21/2020

Anytime someone says "don't take it personally," it's total bullshit. Everything is personal.

by Anonymousreply 6911/21/2020

The aliens are probably real, they may simply come from a different dimension, or use inter-dimensional travel to visit Earth.

by Anonymousreply 7011/21/2020

You may not like Trump's tone or twitter but he gets shit done and for the better of America.

by Anonymousreply 7111/21/2020

The Obamas just wanted to get rich and famous. They were servants for Hollywood and not the American people.

by Anonymousreply 7211/21/2020

[quote] You may not like Trump's tone or twitter but he gets shit done and for the better of America.

Personally don’t consider polluting the US waters, drilling in the ocean and Arctic, chopping down US natural forests and rolling back HEAPS of environmental protection in the USA as “the better of America”.

Not to mention Twitler’s massive corruption and illegality: too numerous to mention.

by Anonymousreply 7311/21/2020

Michelle Obama is way overrated. I’m not saying she’s a racist but her rhetoric is often very divisive.

by Anonymousreply 7411/21/2020

I live in an area that's 99% white and affluent and I would never want to live anywhere else, it's heaven. I would hate to live around blacks or Latinos or poors.

by Anonymousreply 7511/21/2020

[quote]The real reason some gays claim to be disgusted by sex clubs or bathhouses is because they're just too scared no one will want to do anything with them once they arrive.

For some of us it's a hygiene/sanitation issue. I don't want to be milling about in warm water 500 other guys have stuck their feet, balls and asses in. I find bathhouses to be giant petri dishes of nastiness.

by Anonymousreply 7611/21/2020

Obama played it 'Cool Hand Luke' with the Merrick Garland fiasco, when he should have gone all 'Shining Jack' on McConnell and Republicans.

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by Anonymousreply 7711/21/2020

Asians have little variation in appearance compared to white people. A lot really do look the same.

by Anonymousreply 7811/21/2020

Michelle Obama is overrated

by Anonymousreply 7911/21/2020

[quote] You may not like Trump's tone or twitter but he gets shit done and for the better of America.

What have been Trump’s great legislative achievements? The tax cut for rich people?

by Anonymousreply 8011/21/2020

Jennifer Anacin IS pretty, and has sex appeal.

by Anonymousreply 8111/21/2020

I abhor any gay man who doesn't like sports, doesn't know good music, thinks " Steel Magnolias" is a reality show, who talk about men like they aren't one, who is really a bigot deep down but distracts from that by hiding behind " personal preferences ", wears a tank shirt, thinks that being gay gives them a license to hate women, and who hate children.

Being gay doesn't make you unique, witty or develop better taste. Most of the gay men I have meet are common, mean, and haughty.

by Anonymousreply 8211/21/2020

R82 I like your style. I was planning on referencing athletics or sport earlier, and you've given me the courage to do so now. I think more gay men ought to try finding a sport they enjoy. It's much easier to stay in shape playing a game you love than solely relying on the gym. It's an unbeatable way to make life long friends as well. Even if you lack the physical drive, or are not the competitive type, you can really expand your social life as an enthusiast or spectator as well.

If you lack enthusiasm for anything competitive, swim, kayak, learn to sail, or go hiking and camping. The sporting life is healthy, and you can meet some new people at the same time.

by Anonymousreply 8311/21/2020

I hate sports, they bore me to tears. Nothing will ever change that.

by Anonymousreply 8411/21/2020

Trans people need mental therapy, not hormone therapy.

by Anonymousreply 8511/21/2020

I think Eric Trump is hot.

by Anonymousreply 8611/21/2020

R80 He renegogiated NAFTA, signed a significant prison reform EO, and a prescription drug price EO that dropped consumer prices within a week.

Also, presidents don't legislate. Although they've taken to abusing EOs and using them as personal legislation.

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by Anonymousreply 8811/21/2020

[quote]I think Eric Trump is hot.

I know this is supposed to be no judgement, but gurl?!?!

by Anonymousreply 8911/21/2020

R86: He looks better with facial hair.

by Anonymousreply 9011/21/2020

Harvey Weinstein is innocent. These women willingly slept with him to advance their careers.

by Anonymousreply 9111/21/2020

Black Lives Matter is a terrorist organization.

by Anonymousreply 9211/21/2020

Perhaps, R1, but given the alternative...

by Anonymousreply 9311/21/2020

A large chunk of Americas cultural problems come from Scottish and Scotch Irish culture. The paranoia, insularity, anger, and extreme miserliness are all defining aspects of those cultures. They are far worse than the British in many ways.

by Anonymousreply 9411/21/2020

Labeling the generations (Boomers, millennials) is mostly pointless. Descriptions are facile; the "cutoff" years when one generation ends and another begins are mostly arbitrary. People cling to these labels because it makes them feel special.

by Anonymousreply 9511/21/2020

R94 No judgement, but it's rare to even see someone mention Scotch-Irish Americans. They're forgotten.

by Anonymousreply 9611/21/2020

Democrat mayors and governors encouraged the riots which had nothing to do with George Floyd.

by Anonymousreply 9711/21/2020

R84 I hate most sports too- except for tennis!

by Anonymousreply 9811/21/2020

I don't blame people for being racist in general; in most cities (including mine) at least 90% of crimes are committed by POC.

I do not personally consider trans people to be a part of the LGB community.

by Anonymousreply 9911/21/2020

A percentage (but not the majority) of gay men would be happier in the long run if they were able to become women.

But the medical procedures we have at present are not at a level that would permit them to be happy as women

by Anonymousreply 10011/21/2020

Lesbians need to stop hating men. Their misangy is killing us.

by Anonymousreply 10111/21/2020

[quote]You may not like Trump's tone or twitter but he gets shit done and for the better of America.

This is demonstrably the MOST RETARDED post here.

I mean many of you are simpletons, but are all geniuses compared to this idiot.

by Anonymousreply 10211/21/2020

I think gays having children with a surrogate is wrong. Children need a mother and deserve one.

by Anonymousreply 10311/21/2020

Lesbians are far more fun to hang out with and much less drama then most gay men.

Plus they actually like watching sports on TV

by Anonymousreply 10411/21/2020

Agree 100% R94

The amount of dysfunction in that culture is astounding, it's where the whole "You think you're better than me? Well fuck you!" attitude that drives Trumpists comes from.

by Anonymousreply 10511/21/2020

Most white people are willfully ignorant of their privilege and their supremacist leanings. They refuse to see that poverty and lack of privilege is the catalyst for crime and violence not anything inherent in a particular group of people.

by Anonymousreply 10611/21/2020

I have an easy time understanding why Germans liked and supported Hitler (I am Jewish, but intellectually I can understand his appeal.) But I am baffled as to why Americans like and support Trump. I don't think any of our pundit class has figured it out either, try as they might.

by Anonymousreply 10711/21/2020

R102== are we sure they did not just misunderstand the purpose of the thread and post something that they thought would be an unpopular opinion on DL, albeit not one they themselves necessarily held?

I'm going to believe that was their impetus.

by Anonymousreply 10811/21/2020

R107 He's a Latin American style populist, like Juan Perón. It's not that complicated.

Unpopular opinion: our "intellectual" class is poorly educated and nepotistic, and can't figure out Trump because they would need some harsh self-criticism they aren't capable of engaging in.

by Anonymousreply 10911/21/2020

Again: an abortion is a killing. It's nothing else.

by Anonymousreply 11011/21/2020

R108 Maybe there's no conspiracy and someone thinks differently than you do.

by Anonymousreply 11111/21/2020

The root of racism is that white men didn't want black men fucking their white daughters. Racism continues because white people cannot understand why black people just will not assimilate into "white culture" like other minority groups. What they fail to understand is that white people have set it up so that it's fucking hard for black people to do all the things they want them to do. So it's a vicious never ending circle of why can't they be more like us and please don't fuck our daughters.

by Anonymousreply 11211/21/2020

Uncut cock is just as good as the alternative. Though possessing a foreskin myself, I've never been with a guy who had one. Weird.

by Anonymousreply 11311/21/2020

Politicians are the most useless, satanic, and hypocritical people ever.

by Anonymousreply 11411/21/2020

[quote] He renegogiated NAFTA, signed a significant prison reform EO, and a prescription drug price EO that dropped consumer prices within a week. Also, presidents don't legislate. Although they've taken to abusing EOs and using them as personal legislation.

A president publicly supports pieces of legislation that reflect his administration’s policies and he works with Senators and Congressmen to get such legislation passed.

For example, President Obama addressed a joint session of Congress in September 2009 to announce his intention of working with legislators to pass healthcare reform, which he successfully did when the ACA became law in 2010. (You may remember this speech for the outburst by Republican Rep Joe Wilson who shouted “You lie!” at the President.)

What will Trump be known for having accomplished by working with the people’s representatives and not merely through executive orders? (the least democratic way of governing).

by Anonymousreply 11511/21/2020

[quote]No judgement, but it's rare to even see someone mention Scotch-Irish Americans. They're forgotten.

It's like this with most American ethnic groups with European roots now. It's been so many generations, the connection to their roots are far too distant. Even Italians. Everybody is just "American."

by Anonymousreply 11611/21/2020

For R2. Just saying.

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by Anonymousreply 11711/21/2020

[quote] ] He renegogiated NAFTA, signed a significant prison reform EO, and a prescription drug price EO that dropped consumer prices within a week.

That’s it?

That’s what you come up with, R87 and R71?

Meanwhile, destruction to our government, institutions, international relations, surging deficit, divisive and challenged populace, sick fellow citizens, terrorised countrymen, raped environment and gross evidence of fraud, corruption, lies and greed by the “First Family” surround us after 3 years and 10 months.

But yeah. Some drug prices decrease! And there’s prison changes thanks to a plastic, influencer (with no college education to speak of) from a reality show family (no, not the Trumps), the Kardashians who go to the Oval Office for photo ops and “prison reform”!

Wow. Never been so underwhelmed on DL.

by Anonymousreply 11811/21/2020

R118 Sorry I forgot the sky is falling. I'll remember this when we get rounded up and sent to the FEMA camps 👀

by Anonymousreply 11911/21/2020

Sorry r112 but Black people are more assimilated into white culture than most other minorities. Asians largely stay within their own community as do Hispanics/Latinos.

The problem Black people have is that they try to be a part of white culture, and are in fact heavily part of pop culture but white people only want to take from Black culture what can be monetized and ignore the Black community in general.

If white power structure would put money into the poor Black community with better education and making neighborhoods safer you would see more assimilation, less crime, less violence.

by Anonymousreply 12011/21/2020

[quote] You may not like Trump's tone or twitter but he gets shit done and for the better of America.

R71’s post^^

[quote] This is demonstrably the MOST RETARDED post here. I mean many of you are simpletons, but are all geniuses compared to this idiot.

R102, R71 is not alone. They a supported by a sizeable portion of the USA. Their beliefs and priorities are so......what’s the word.....divergent, different....bizarre....nonsensical.....that they appear almost incomprehensible to others of us.

I have a close family member who supports Trump and his ilk; despite all the destruction and malfeasance he has wrought on the country. It would take voluminous posts to describe our conversations and interactions. This person is/was intelligent, not stupid. And not previously cruel. But I am dumbfounded by their attraction to this monstrous man.

While certainly nothing is black or white, I have found very little light emanating from DJT. He seems a populist sociopath who seems to appeal to lower, BASEr instincts. And he has stirred great emotion in people, appealing not to their logic or higher selves. But instead forming a cult-like-group-think mentality about him.

For some reason this appeals to a portion of the American populace. And these folks may truly be living in a certain completely different reality where their level of consciousness does not permit them as much access to things like compassion, empathy, community, understanding, integrity, morality, decency, ethics and the like.

by Anonymousreply 12111/21/2020

[quote]I really didn't like the Golden Girls and I definitely don't get the preoccupation that grown ass men have with those wenches.

I watched five episodes and realized it wasn't for me. But watching them made me wonder, if DL had been around in the '80s, would Golden Girls threads have been more numerous than Reagan threads?

by Anonymousreply 12211/21/2020

Without exception ,every black person that begins to do well immediately moves into white areas . They cant leave their "hoods" behind fast enough . Yet white people are the problem ?

by Anonymousreply 12311/21/2020

They move into white areas because Black neighborhoods aren't protected, that's why crime can thrive in them. If you are doing better than everyone else in your neighborhood it makes you a target. White people control society, what neighborhoods get protection, what neighborhoods get serviced roads and trash collection, what schools have the best books and learning equipment. White neighborhoods and schools are better, you want Black people to stay to themselves? Then become an advocate for better schools, neighborhood protection and services for Black neighborhoods.

Yes, white people are the problem. White selfishness, white blindness to how people stay in poverty and the crime and violence it creates.

by Anonymousreply 12411/21/2020

Democrats (in positions of power) are just as corrupt as Republicans and Trump. It doesn't matter who is in the White House, american lives are going to continue to worsen until Americans stand up in droves against institutional greed.

by Anonymousreply 12511/21/2020

Blacks are responsible for many of their own problems. The level of violence in poor black neighborhoods is astronomical compared to poor neighborhoods of other races.

by Anonymousreply 12611/21/2020

The level of violence is greater in black neighborhoods because the poverty is greater

by Anonymousreply 12711/21/2020

Lots of white neighborhoods are dirt poor.

by Anonymousreply 12811/21/2020

The level of violence is greater R127 because they think nothing of preying on their own . That hasnt got shit to do with poverty,and everything to do with lack of character . Theres been scads of beyond poor people in this country before,during and after blacks that lived crammed into hovels and they didnt have their own killing them over what little they had. Black people with better jobs and educations leave the communities they grew up in behind because they KNOW what their people can be like and they want their kids to be safe. That hasnt got anything to do with systemic racism and everything to do with a moral collapse in the black community . With all the advantages available to black people now the consistent failure to improve has to have a scapegoat.

by Anonymousreply 12911/21/2020

Amazon drivers are lazy. They will not take packages to apartment doors. I’ve complained but nothing changes. F them!

by Anonymousreply 13011/21/2020

Money is most American’s god.

In keeping with the puritanical origins of the USA, poverty is seen as “ungodly” or a “deficit”. And “hard work” (rather than wise or smart work) virtuous.

Religion (primarily Christianity, but other religions too) is subtly intervoven into the fabric of the USA; even in those who profess not to ascribe to any type of religion. The work values associated in this country as described above, the idea that “hard work” equates to freedom here, that poverty is ignoble and that domination via authoritarian repercussions (whether in families, by employers, law enforcement, different subgroups/races, politicians, etc. are part of most religious heritages and deeply embedded in the secular existence of the country.

The US is enthralled with capitalism and very fearful of any type of other system (i.e. the terrible “socialism”). Unfortunately we are in the throes of end-stage capitalism where extremes of economic realities exist and collide: the very rich and poor with a shrinking middle. And the awful “socialism” is alive and well in the US, but rarely discussed: corporate socialism and socialism for the very wealthy (Ben Carson’s recent medical socialistic treatment for Covid comes to mind, while ironically this doctor was preventing support for his fellow citizens at HUD. Telling them they “need to pull themselves up by their bootstraps”.)

Imagine telling Ben Carson he “needed to pull himself up by his Covid bootstraps” and not receive the very expensive/specialty treatment that Trump also received for the virus. Carson creepy admits he would have died - as many in this country without his “socialistic” medical care - have already done.

Greed and corruption appear to be rife in the US government. And much of the system seems broken.

The country....the planet....even will break down further if significant changes are not made.

And those changes begin individually with each one of us.

by Anonymousreply 13111/21/2020

When Trump finally leaves office, even lots of his haters and detractors will start missing having him as president.

by Anonymousreply 13211/21/2020

Trump is the third coming of Christ.

by Anonymousreply 13311/21/2020

I don't think so r132!

by Anonymousreply 13411/21/2020

Baby Yoda is the most annoying creation. I fucking hate that thing.

by Anonymousreply 13511/21/2020

All Russians are criminals or whores ALL OF THEM.

by Anonymousreply 13611/21/2020

Rachel Maddow looks like my Uncle Rob.

by Anonymousreply 13711/21/2020

Tucker Carlson looks like baby Maddow

by Anonymousreply 13811/21/2020

Republicans are 100% absolute pigs. There is absolutely nothing to be gained from 'reaching across the aisle' or extending olive branches to them. Democrats who think they can be reasoned with in any meaningful way harken back to the 1970s or maybe even the 1950s.

by Anonymousreply 13911/21/2020

Trumpeters and Deplorabls are not worth redeeming. They are ignorant hateful fucks and we need to stop pretending they give a shit about America. Stop trying to say "we" don't understand them.

by Anonymousreply 14011/21/2020

[quote] The country....the planet....even will break down further if significant changes are not made. And those changes begin individually with each one of us.

Speak for yourself Dear. You can classify 300 million people into a 2 paragraph diatribe about greed and capitalism. That's all your projection, just like Trump does every day. It's how you see the world because it's how YOU behave in the world. Think about it.

by Anonymousreply 14111/21/2020

Young deplorable men are the biggest, stupidest, fucking, lame-ass pussies of them all.

They think Trump with his obese bitch-body is an "Alpha," and meanwhile they've attached themselves to the party of church ladies who are anti-sex, anti-porn, anti-weed, anti-anything that actually makes a young man a young man. What a bunch of sniveling little losers.

by Anonymousreply 14211/21/2020

Black don't respect authority.

All this talk about how African Americans have to give their sons "the talk" about how to behave extra careful and respectful around a cop is bull shit. Maybe they do give them that talk, but that's not how they act in real life. All of the riots this summer started with some black guy resisting arrest and had criminal records. Including George "I cant breath" Floyd.

by Anonymousreply 14311/21/2020

[quote] Including George "I cant breath" Floyd.

Oh, dear x 2.

by Anonymousreply 14411/21/2020

"Oh, dear" hasn't been laid in years. Her self anointed status as DL's Grammar Nazi needs to be revoked.

by Anonymousreply 14511/21/2020

"Oh, dear," isn't one poster. The only people triggered by that phrase are absolute morons like R145.

by Anonymousreply 14611/21/2020

Too many immigrants choose to go somewhere, get there and act like entitled assholes who are there to be served and catered to, conduct themselves with little or no regard for the people around them

By the way, I'm an American in another country as I type and I've lived in several countries. Immigrants from all over the damn world do this. I get it when we're talking about laborers in the Middle East and similar, but regardless of the destination country, too many people from across the globe know better or should and can't be bothered.

Related point: Say this in America and it won't be long before you're slurred, called a racist.

by Anonymousreply 14711/21/2020

Blacks, asians, and hispasnics are painfully jealous of white attributes and white success. You hate what you covet but can never have.

by Anonymousreply 14811/21/2020

Mitchel McConnell has the best made for purpose cock sucking mouth any human on the planet has ever had.

by Anonymousreply 14911/21/2020

Hitler would be humiliated by the type of low class white trash who want to call themselves Nazis these days. He would have advocated execution for trash like below.

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by Anonymousreply 15011/21/2020

Lens is not that hideous.

by Anonymousreply 15111/22/2020

Caitlyn Jenner is gorgeous.

by Anonymousreply 15211/22/2020

The trolls on Datalounge are mostly employees of some liberal PAC who test Democratic talking points and PR strategies. There's also an anti-Islamophobia contingent who are very concerned with criticism of Islam. The Russian troll accusers, the ones who still donit frequently, are mostly trolls themselves looking to silence dissent within the gay community. Something like 1/3 of gays voted for Trump.

by Anonymousreply 15311/22/2020

Minority groups who have struggled to establish themselves do not want affirmative action for other minority groups whether it be immigration, education, or employment.

The fat acceptance movement will never take off because obesity is generally regarded as self-inflicted. You're not a victim because you can't stop eating.

by Anonymousreply 15411/22/2020

From Sinatra to Sam Smith, any artist who records "Have Yourself a Merry Christmas" substituting the lyrics "hang a shining from the highest bough" from the original "we'll have to muddle through somehow" is a coward.

Sam Smith's slow, angst ridden, overwrought delivery call for the original lyrics, but, ridiculously he sings the optimistic "hang an shining star from the highest bough".

by Anonymousreply 15511/22/2020

The vast majority of "progressives" are far more interested in feeling good about themselves for how caring they are than in the actual condition of any of the oppressed peoples they claim to care so deeply about.

Worse yet, they rarely realize this, because they are so detached from reality

by Anonymousreply 15611/22/2020

White liberals are the world's greatest virtue-signalling hypocrites, cherishing the same absurd reductionist ideas about everyone who isn't them, that they accues others of cherishing about minorities. Most of them continue to live in mostly white upscale areas where they can send their kids to the best schools. They put BLM signs on the front lawn and vote Democratic, but they wouldn't dream of moving into a less upscale but more mixed area where their kids will have to go to inferior state (public) schools.

China is a massive threat to the West and most people are 1) too busy with the culture wars and bawling about abortion, immigration, trans rights, and the Trump Psycho Show to address anything as huge and boring as the way things are shaping up geopolitically re China, and/or 2) are too stupid to grasp the enormity of the danger.

China is one of the few things Trump was right about, only it seems to take a psychopath to be willing to clash about it. Biden won't I assure you.

The air will clear a bit under Biden and the benefits will be how the virus is handled and the eventual exit of the psychotic political shitshow Trump generates . . . but essentially little will change, because the underlying increasing income inequality is entrenched in money and politics, which neither the Democrats nor the Republicans have either the will or the desire to root out.

The Queen won't abdicate even though she knows in her heart of hearts that she should at this point, she's essentially kept her Heir in a state of perpetual royal adolescence and now boing to men and women half his age whose monarchical parent wisely stepped out of the way so the Heirs could take over and grow into the role they were born for, not because of "duty" but because she fucking doesn't Charles to do anything but cock it up.

by Anonymousreply 15711/22/2020

^*now bowing (not boing) to men and women half his age . . .

by Anonymousreply 15811/22/2020

I get the feeling she is also convinced that Charles would be a terrible King and would love for the crown to go straight to William.

by Anonymousreply 15911/22/2020

The "vegetables" in salad are just leaves, which is not vegetables. And these have no fibre. People shove some piece of disgusting carbohydrate down their throat and think they are being healthy. LOL

by Anonymousreply 16011/22/2020

Raisins taste GREAT in potato salad!

by Anonymousreply 16111/22/2020

The biggest minority group to benefit from Affirmative Action is white women.

by Anonymousreply 16211/22/2020

R161 get out! gays have great taste and you don't deserve to be a member of this great community!

by Anonymousreply 16311/22/2020

Try this one on for size: These threads are started by racebaiting trolls so they can post racist shit like R129, and the vast majority of Dataloungers are either racists themselves, or they're too stupid and inexperienced to recognize trolling, and will lash out in a temper tantrum if you try to point it out to them.

Here's another one: There are probably only 100 or so active Datalounge users at most, and it's all but guaranteed that one of your favorite authenticated characters is also running the account of someone who likes to go around saying all gays should die of AIDS and Trump is one of the greatest presidents we've ever had.

by Anonymousreply 16411/22/2020

[quote]Their misangy is killing us.

This place gets dumber by the day.

by Anonymousreply 16511/22/2020

What r129 posted has some merit. Nobody wants to hear uncomfortable truths. Of course, critical thinking is no longer taught in schools so there you go.

by Anonymousreply 16611/22/2020

What r164 said

by Anonymousreply 16711/22/2020

There hasn't been a good president since FDR. They have all been shit in one useless way or another.

by Anonymousreply 16811/22/2020

But....but..... I don’t want pineapple rings on da Christo Ham!

by Anonymousreply 16911/22/2020

[quote] and meanwhile they've attached themselves to the party of church ladies who are anti-sex, anti-porn, anti-weed, anti-anything that actually makes a young man a young man

Your mind set is stuck in the 1950's, R142. The uptight ladies who are anti-sex and anti-porn are all on the far left now. This includes gay sex as well. It was De Blasio and his liberal prosecutor that shut down Rent Boy.

by Anonymousreply 17011/22/2020

Some people take DL way too seriously. Most of the posts on here are theatre. Yes, we have our share of racists and shut ins, but what are you expecting on an anonymous forum

by Anonymousreply 17111/22/2020

Americans want exactly the government they have. They complain and complain, but prefer politicians who squabble rather than get to work.

by Anonymousreply 17211/22/2020

Meditation is the best anti-depressant.

Many people have gone through life without taking pots in history. So can you. Don't smoke pot and think "how else am I going to get through life".

People are not fighting for justice these days. They are whining. There are many Asian immigrants who came to the US and live in poverty but their children become doctors. Just because you cannot doesn't mean your skin color is stopping you.

The sitcom Friends are trash.

Do not celebrate Christopher Columbia Day, please. He was a mass murderer and child trafficker.

by Anonymousreply 17311/22/2020

The Trumper haters in this forum could be secret Trumpers. They are too obsessed with Trump to be a hater of him.

by Anonymousreply 17411/22/2020

Prostitution should be legal.

by Anonymousreply 17511/22/2020

I mean Christopher Columbus. For anyone interest, you can watch this youtube video. He is on par with Hitler if not eviler.

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by Anonymousreply 17611/22/2020

Agree, r175.

I whored out myself and the US Presidency to the biggest John who ever Johnned - Vladimir Putin and am INNOCENT!

by Anonymousreply 17711/22/2020

The US Constitution is hopelessly outdated and useless. Shred it and start over.

by Anonymousreply 17811/22/2020

Lesbians have been a parasitic force on the gay movement.

by Anonymousreply 17911/22/2020

Trumptards=1930s “Good Germans,” who voted the Nazis into power. This country is a hair’s length away from full fledged fascism.

by Anonymousreply 18011/22/2020

[quote]Trumptards=1930s “Good Germans,” who voted the Nazis into power. This country is a hair’s length away from full fledged fascism.

R180 Hyperbole illustrates ignorance. In your case, LOTS of it.

by Anonymousreply 18111/22/2020

Black folks can be just as racist as any other group.

by Anonymousreply 18211/22/2020

R181 is proof that R180 is correct. Too close to home? Congratulations on all the syllables. Now drive your government funded hoveround over to your next superspreader event, unless you are ready to self deport. Murmansk is lovely this time of year. The lighting is perfect for your “mindset.”

by Anonymousreply 18311/22/2020

Trump was correct in describing the White House as a dump.

Jacqueline Kennedy turning it into a museum did as much bad as good.

by Anonymousreply 18411/22/2020

[quote] Trump is the third coming of Christ.

Then Jesus was actually guilty of whatever the Romans crucified him for.

by Anonymousreply 18511/22/2020

Most African American cooking is essentially nursery food and it makes me roll my eyes listing to hackneyed tropes about how white people can’t be trusted to make potato salad and how much we love mayonnaise when, controlled for tedious self-diagnosed food allergies, bougie white people are way more adventurous eaters than Black people.

by Anonymousreply 18611/22/2020

Most American variations on ethnic foods are sugary slop.

by Anonymousreply 18711/22/2020

The white privilege thing is getting increasingly cringy since Asians in the US are proving that hard work and dedication will lead to success, regardless of your skin color. In fact, American Asians are now surpassing white people in terms of education.

Other minorities are often using poverty and racism as an excuse for not lifting themselves up.

Most people know this truth, but are terrified to say it out loud.

by Anonymousreply 18811/22/2020

Me Too, Times Up, and Feminism are all toxic movements.

by Anonymousreply 18911/22/2020

You can include Indians with the Asians. They don't have time to sit around and bitch and play victim either.

by Anonymousreply 19011/22/2020

[quote] Speak for yourself Dear. You can classify 300 million people into a 2 paragraph diatribe about greed and capitalism. That's all your projection, just like Trump does every day. It's how you see the world because it's how YOU behave in the world. Think about it.

R141:

Have thought about it.

Firstly, I am not your “Dear”. (Yuck)

Secondly, I am speaking for myself.

Thirdly, now living in the USA, I do look around and see third-world conditions. Crushing poverty. Infrastructure collapsing. Environmental degradation.

Have you been to other countries? Western Democracies? Lived in them? Living in these places juxtaposes the stark contrast of the unfortunate decline within The States.

Fourthly, you state, it is not possible for anyone to speak for 300 million people. Which is true. Then you go on to HYPOCRITICALLY speak for me.

Fifthly, you’re completely wrong in your hypocrisy: after living years abroad (including working for Médecins Sans Frontières) I gave up a potentially lucrative profession to live a very, very simple life.

by Anonymousreply 19111/22/2020

[quote] Trump needs to be assassinated for the peace, well-being and future of America and the American people.

Wrong! Why make him a martyr to his base?

by Anonymousreply 19211/22/2020

At least the racist, sexist, classist, repugnantcan & Trumpnutz posters know their opinions are unpopular!

by Anonymousreply 19311/22/2020

Good post r157

by Anonymousreply 19411/22/2020

Bloodletting as a medical treatment would work to improve or cure many if not all of a patient's condition.

by Anonymousreply 19511/22/2020

New Coke was a delicious improvement over the old formula.

by Anonymousreply 19611/22/2020

We can never tell if a politician is just in it to grift a lot of money. NEVER. They all fake stuff too well.

Only time separates the good ones from the grifters, and by then it's too late.

by Anonymousreply 19711/22/2020

I thought that "Sex & The City" was inane.

by Anonymousreply 19811/22/2020

r198 that's not an opinion, that's a fact.

by Anonymousreply 19911/22/2020

I think Me Too was legit but Times Up was bs. Totally ridiculous to suddenly act self righteous when either you fucked for roles or didn't speak out earlier.

by Anonymousreply 20011/22/2020

Timothee Chalamet is a talentless hack.

by Anonymousreply 20111/22/2020

If more Republicans who got Covid from being anti-science assholes actually died, we would finally have half the country on board with safety measures like masks.

by Anonymousreply 20211/22/2020

Chalamet is an overrated idea created and being forced by his agent and PR team.

by Anonymousreply 20311/22/2020

[quote] China is a massive threat to the West and most people are 1) too busy...to address anything as huge and boring as the way things are shaping up geopolitically re China, and/or 2) are too stupid to grasp the enormity of the danger.

Hear, hear!

I hope that Biden will not minimize this in his policy initiatives and decisions, unlike what the R157 seems to believe will happen.

by Anonymousreply 20411/22/2020

Adam Driver is way overrated.

by Anonymousreply 20511/22/2020

All judges appointed by Trump need to be shot, including his Supreme Court Justices.

by Anonymousreply 20611/22/2020

R201 R203 These are not opinions; they are falsehoods.

by Anonymousreply 20711/22/2020

The Supreme Court needs a mandatory retirement age. This lifetime appointment shit is from a time when people died at much younger ages than they do now.

by Anonymousreply 20811/22/2020

Taylor Swift is a shit singer and a shit songwriter, she's very overrated.

by Anonymousreply 20911/22/2020

R208 This would require a constitutional amendment.

"The Judges, both of the supreme and inferior Courts, shall hold their Offices during good Behaviour" (Art. 3, Sect. 1)

This has always meant a lifetime appointment.

by Anonymousreply 21011/22/2020

Arab men are the most manly men who ever men'ed. They have the best cocks and everyone should just shut up and blow them.

by Anonymousreply 21111/22/2020

Can you cunts stay on subject?

by Anonymousreply 21211/22/2020

R186

No one's forcing you to read The Root, honey!

Seriously, would you allow an oppressed people to have a little fun at your expense or is even that too much?

by Anonymousreply 21311/22/2020

As mentioned above, MeToo should never have adopted the concept of "believe all women". It should have been listen to all women - then report, investigate and prosecute when possible. Sexual assault cases, against women AND men, should be taken seriously and not treated as a scandal or examples of bad behavior on part of the victims, but it also doesn't mean that ALL such cases are true or have merit.

by Anonymousreply 21411/22/2020

Reese Witherspoon needs to retire from showbusiness.

by Anonymousreply 21511/22/2020

People don’t have as much sex as they admit to. Inflated numbers to boost self esteem.

by Anonymousreply 21611/22/2020

Dump and his spawn will never go to jail. They will die old and their version of “happy”.

by Anonymousreply 21711/22/2020

Americans are the weakest, most mentally brittle humans on the planet. Despite having the most resources of anyone else in this world, the majority of the population is dependent on alcohol, drugs, or prescription meds. It’s the only country (with the exception of Britain, maybe) where the poors are obese and the privileged, well-fed have eating disorders. A truly fucked up population that is starting its decline into ruin.

by Anonymousreply 21811/22/2020

Rap music is debased garbage and drags black culture into the gutter. I don’t recall any other subculture having pop songs about wet ass pussies, hos, pussy monsters, and twerking. Way to elevate your women!

by Anonymousreply 21911/22/2020

Most urban public schools need to be shut down and replaced by charter schools which are in part publicly funded. Both the teacher's unions and police unions need to be destroyed. Both are hurting Black, Brown and poor people. It won't happen because Democrats are beholden to public school teachers and Republicans to the police.

by Anonymousreply 22011/22/2020

Abraham Lincoln was a mediocre President. His southern ass-kissing first inaugural address, his plan to go easy on the Confederacy after the War, and allowing the selection of racist Southern Democrat Andrew Johnson as his running mate in 1864 are all somehow overlooked by many popular historians.

by Anonymousreply 22111/22/2020

Having kids is overrated. Yeah they're cute during the baby and toddler stages but that's pretty much the only benefit.

by Anonymousreply 22211/22/2020

There's nothing more annoying than parents posting pics of their little kids on all social media platforms.

by Anonymousreply 22311/22/2020

There won’t be reparations. I don’t think this generation of blacks would like the future but maybe their children would- equality among races by using second generation AI- rather than humans to assure decisions are fair and issues and designing faultless solutions.

Imagine a ConEd bill. ConEd doesn’t discriminate pricing based on your skin color- and no one knows what you’re charged until you yourself open the bill or decide to show others. It would be hard to sue ConEd for discrimination. It would be impossible to accuse the company of white privilege.

Kind of like that.

by Anonymousreply 22411/22/2020

English should be the official language of the United States.

by Anonymousreply 22511/22/2020

The penis is what makes the world go round.

by Anonymousreply 22611/22/2020

Helen Lawson is a CUNT!

by Anonymousreply 22711/22/2020

While Oswald shot and hit Kennedy in the neck in Dallas - it was not a fatal wound.

The fatal shoot came from one of the Secret Service agents who accidentally discharged his weapon in the chaos.

by Anonymousreply 22811/22/2020

I have a big penis.

Apart from impressing a few sex partners, I don't think it has made much of a difference in my life.

by Anonymousreply 22911/22/2020

Genetics play a much bigger role in how our lives turn out that anyone would like to admit.

by Anonymousreply 23011/22/2020

Define big R229. And give more details about you and said big penis. Age, height, weight, income. etc.

by Anonymousreply 23111/22/2020

[quote]Rap music is debased garbage and drags black culture into the gutter. I don’t recall any other subculture having pop songs about wet ass pussies, hos, pussy monsters, and twerking. Way to elevate your women!

It also feeds into the worst stereotypes of blacks, i.e. they are sex obsessed, have zero impulse control and are quick to anger and confrontation.

by Anonymousreply 23211/22/2020

Unpopular opinions are just that - opinions

They may also be stupid and untrue

by Anonymousreply 23311/22/2020

I don't think Kamala can win in 2024.

This makes me sad and concerned, very concerned.

by Anonymousreply 23411/22/2020

R222 It's interesting that imo there has been a cultural reversion back to the mentality that everyone must have a baby. It went away for a while and now has returned in full force.

by Anonymousreply 23511/22/2020

Diana, Princess of Wales was nuts.

by Anonymousreply 23611/22/2020

[quote]Diana, Princess of Wales was nuts.

True - but her life was made far more difficult by the stodgy unbending bureaucracy that surrounds the Royals

by Anonymousreply 23711/22/2020

Diana helped the Royals far more than she hurt them.

Diana was troubled but she had a gift for connecting with ordinary people.

If the Royals had found a way to change and to embrace Diana after her divorce from Charles rather than treating her as the enemy, they wouldn't find themselves in the crisis they are in now

by Anonymousreply 23811/22/2020

The media is dishonest and corrupt. They know Biden is cognitively struggling and they keep giving him softballs.

by Anonymousreply 23911/22/2020

R213, I’m all for dunking on us white people, I just think it’s more fun when the read is accurate.

by Anonymousreply 24011/22/2020

Mayor Pete is a nothing burger, only remarkable because he's gay.

by Anonymousreply 24111/22/2020

Progressive Protestant Christian denominations don't really believe anything. They are cosplaying at being Christians.

Those are the ones that accept the gays.

by Anonymousreply 24211/22/2020

The 2020 election was rigged.

by Anonymousreply 24311/22/2020

Why are we filming movies? When there’s like 100 movies in the can. To be released next year because they’re so sure that movie theaters are going to bounce back. Just stream the things already.

by Anonymousreply 24411/22/2020

[quote] To be released next year because they’re so sure that movie theaters are going to bounce back.

I wonder how this is going to effect who gets nominated for 2020 Oscars. It will have to be all the films that came out before March.

by Anonymousreply 24511/22/2020

We need to have concentration camps sponsored by the UN with the purpose of reeducating MAGA types. These people have been fed too much fox news, Alex Jones, etc. They need to become normal.

by Anonymousreply 24611/22/2020

Should we even have award shows? I’m sure actors can get their drugs and booze other places.

by Anonymousreply 24711/22/2020

I've heard that attending awards shows is really boring and tedious. The insane traffic to get there, the inanities of the red carpet and talking to dipshit press, then sitting in a theater for HOURS as the show drags on and on.

I've heard people say that the most important thing to do before leaving for an awards show is to eat something, because there is no food at most of them and if you get hungry you'll have to wait for hours and hours before you can get something to eat.

by Anonymousreply 24811/22/2020

"But the medical procedures we have at present are not at a level that would permit them to be happy as women"

Are you posting from 1937? It's a very common surgery.

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by Anonymousreply 24911/22/2020

Everything Twitler is accusing the Democrats of doing this election cycle was done by Trumputin and his Russians in 2016. It was a rigged election. The only reason this Manchurian Candidate didn’t “win” this time was because Putin and Boris could not figure out how to mess with mail-in ballots. We are lucky and dodged a bullet.

by Anonymousreply 25011/22/2020

Real flocked Christmas trees are beautiful and tasteful.

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by Anonymousreply 25111/22/2020

I like R246’s concentration camp idea. I would like it even better if he was in it.

by Anonymousreply 25211/23/2020

The entire bill of rights is outdated and has done nothing but keep the government from systematically eliminating deplorables like it should have at least 50 years ago.

by Anonymousreply 25311/23/2020

People who really have ptsd don’t want to talk about it.

by Anonymousreply 25411/23/2020

Well at least the Trumps & the Deplorables threw out forever the Emoluments Clause!

Let’s Get The Party 🎉 Started for Democrats

by Anonymousreply 25511/23/2020

My farts smell like a beautiful spring bouquet.

I can't fathom why everybody runs from the room screaming and choking when I release a "gift" for their enjoyment.

by Anonymousreply 25611/23/2020

I miss driving to the cinema, picking up my ticket, popcorn, tub of sugar-loaded Cherry Pepsi, situating myself on a germ-laden Dream-Lounger, in a big, darkened room to watch a big screen movie.

You know, the origin of the term "movie stars" is based upon the act of having to look up at them on an elevated screen just like we look at stars in the sky.

When there is a working vaccine, Besides saving lives, re-generating the economy and jobs, that's what I'm looking forward to most.

by Anonymousreply 25711/23/2020

Hey Erna r256

by Anonymousreply 25811/23/2020

[quote] You know, the origin of the term "movie stars" is based upon the act of having to look up at them on an elevated screen just like we look at stars in the sky.

I doubt that, since the earliest movies were Nickelodeons that you looked down into.

by Anonymousreply 25911/23/2020

Jill Biden is not classy. Just ask her first husband. She dragged cognitively struggling Joe through the mud in order to become First Lady. She also needs to drop the so called “Dr” in her name.

by Anonymousreply 26011/23/2020

Your asshole lost, r260, as unpopular a fact that is with you.

by Anonymousreply 26111/23/2020

Sex with ugly people is amazing. Especially seeing how turn on they are fucking you.

by Anonymousreply 26211/23/2020

Timothee Chalamet is ugly and repulsive.

by Anonymousreply 26311/23/2020

I agree with Whoopi that sometimes it wasn't "rape rape"

Also, anal sex is over-rated.

by Anonymousreply 26411/23/2020

Gays obsess too much about sex. There’s more to the world than just sex and cruising after the next piece of ass/cock.

Sex in general is overrated and talked about too much.

by Anonymousreply 26511/23/2020

R265 I am 25 and I am over sex already. Sex is too much trouble for too little reward. sigh.

by Anonymousreply 26611/23/2020

#Metoo exists because either the parts dried up and the checks stopped coming.

by Anonymousreply 26711/23/2020

R260 Can Jill be an Architute? Too??

by Anonymousreply 26811/23/2020

Africa isn't as successful as Europe for other reasons than "guns germs and steel". Leftie sociologists are still making excuses for why Africa achieved so little compared to the Far East, Middle East, and Europe.

Africans were still throwing spears at lions 300 years after Oxford and Cambridge universities were founded, the Industrial Revolution, the Enlightenment, and the mathematical and technical and artistic advances of the Middle and Far East.

That's why the Critical Race Theory Club are so desperate to deligitmise all forms of "linear thinking" including maths - they know they'll never catch up.

by Anonymousreply 26911/23/2020

r254 that is absolutely true.

by Anonymousreply 27011/23/2020

Gavin Newsom is a piece of shit.

by Anonymousreply 27111/23/2020

Cuomo is worse than DeBlasio.

by Anonymousreply 27211/23/2020

[quote]My farts smell like a beautiful spring bouquet. I can't fathom why everybody runs from the room screaming and choking when I release a "gift" for their enjoyment.

They are all just jealous of you, honey...you must know that

by Anonymousreply 27311/23/2020

[quote]People who really have ptsd don’t want to talk about it.

Vietnam veterans are a good example of this.

by Anonymousreply 27411/23/2020

Andrew Cuomo is a hero for helping to reduce the number of deplorables in this country. He deserves his Emmy. He will be president someday.

[italic]Cuties[/italic] is a modern-day classic and will win multiple awards, including the Oscars. All criticism of it is rooted in misogynoir and Islamophobia against the Black Muslim Woman who directed it, not to mention deplorable lies about so-called “pedophilia,” which is just another right-wing scareword anyway.

by Anonymousreply 27511/23/2020

[quote]People who really have ptsd don’t want to talk about it.

Maybe not initially

But with good counseling and other treatment, they can recognize that the symptoms and begin to talk about it

by Anonymousreply 27611/23/2020

Everything the right opposes needs to be enshrined into law because they oppose it. And fast.

by Anonymousreply 27711/23/2020

Africans were the first to recognize the concept of sustainability. Everybody else just made it necessary.

by Anonymousreply 27811/23/2020

I think about Andrew Cuomo's chest

and I'd like to suck on his sexy nipples

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by Anonymousreply 27911/23/2020

R275 Cuomo getting an international Emmy really is bizarre. LMAO at the Cuties nonsense.

by Anonymousreply 28011/23/2020

R279 Was the nipple ring business ever explained?

by Anonymousreply 28111/23/2020

In my mind, R281, his nipples are hardwired to his dick

so he got them pierced to enhance his pleasure

and he's going to welcome me sucking and playing with his nipples while he has endless orgasms

by Anonymousreply 28211/23/2020

Paul Mescal is overrated.

by Anonymousreply 28311/23/2020

R263: He’s overrated as fuck too.

by Anonymousreply 28411/23/2020

Hunter Biden's penis is so vulgar and disgusting. Who wants to see that? This should have disqualified the Biden family from ever getting near the White House. Horse hung pleasure seeking animalistic socialists. Even the women.

by Anonymousreply 28511/23/2020

Elections are only rigged when Republicans win.

by Anonymousreply 28611/23/2020

I'm sick of drag. Can we have something else than a glee club gay in a dress?

by Anonymousreply 28711/23/2020

Barbra Streisand is boring.

by Anonymousreply 28811/23/2020

Unpopular opinions are unpopular because most of them are stupid, ill-formed, and offensive.

by Anonymousreply 28911/23/2020

Those little weirdly retarded kids from the Shriner Hospital commercials really creep me the Fuck out; are they retarded!! They are creepy, spooky retarded.

And those little Dwarf women whore shows are really make my skin crawl!! They are "Satan's little voice dwarfs".

by Anonymousreply 29011/23/2020

Reality TV should’ve been banned 10 years ago if not 15.

by Anonymousreply 29111/23/2020

Most critically acclaimed fiction writers are nasty passive agressive assholes who spend their lives sneering disdainfully at other people. They usually develop depression issues when the negativity finally turns inward.

by Anonymousreply 29211/23/2020

Miracle Whip fantastic.

by Anonymousreply 29311/23/2020

R226

That is not an unpopular opinion on Datalounge!

by Anonymousreply 29411/23/2020

Gaaaaaaaaaa!

by Anonymousreply 29511/23/2020

having less bathrooms than bedrooms in a house should be illegal

by Anonymousreply 29611/23/2020

You would be a million times better off if you walked away from your family.

by Anonymousreply 29711/23/2020

R123, the real problem is that many white people aren’t leaving THEIR hoods behind, if you know what I’m saying.

by Anonymousreply 29811/23/2020

you should have to make at least 80k a year to be able to have a child

by Anonymousreply 29911/23/2020

Women who go through IVF, especially with donor eggs, are just after the attention that comes with pregnancy. If they really wanted a child for selfless reasons, they’d adopt. Men who have kids with women using donor sperm are cucks.

by Anonymousreply 30011/23/2020

R286 Republicans only complain when their cheating didn’t succeed! 2000:😁 2016:😆 2020:😫

by Anonymousreply 30111/23/2020

Autism is NOT a gift.

And people, if you want kids, have them young. The hyper increase in autism cases is due to women putting off childbirth for their careers and “not settling“ but then panicking and reproducing at 40 with old farts who should be retired grandpas as that age.

by Anonymousreply 30211/23/2020

To quote Christopher Hitchens, God is not great. Spiritual beliefs of one's own are fine if one keeps them to oneself, but religion, for all the charitable work it does, seems to mess with people's minds too much. And most religions are so intolerant they do a lot of damage.

by Anonymousreply 30311/23/2020

True r302. Look at Billie Eilish and her brother. Two good examples of what happens when older people become parents.

by Anonymousreply 30411/23/2020

Instead of bar mitzvah, circumcision, confirmation, or a graduation gift, give every boy a vasectomy until he's ready for fatherhood.

by Anonymousreply 30511/23/2020

[quote] Unpopular opinions are unpopular because most of them are stupid, ill-formed, and offensive.

The most dangerous opinion on this board so far.

by Anonymousreply 30611/23/2020

I share three unpopular opinions

No correlation between ignorant snark and protection against CoViD-19 exists.

People doing more and different strategies from what public health agencies suggest are not at increased risk of dying from the coronavirus, when their practices include limiting their risk of developing the co-morbidities (e.g heart disease, diabetes, cancer) that speed an infected person into the grave.

Mockery of those who share what doctors learned treating CoViD-19 patients is not a magic talisman against the virus. Mockery comes across as ignorance. Challenge & ask for citations instead of presenting yourself as a nasty-tempered buffoon.

by Anonymousreply 30711/23/2020

If people without kids are truly concerned about overpopulation then they should kill themselves to make room for future generations

People who think that only individuals should be able to have kids if they make a certain amount of money are elitist assholes who dont realize they won't make the cut either if existence is income based

by Anonymousreply 30811/23/2020

No one likes your kids. No one.

by Anonymousreply 30911/23/2020

Sjws have their excesses and frequently go OTT. But..they are a reaction to the chokehold that snide, homophobic,sexist and bigoted boomers have had over the mainstream media and culture over the last 40 years. We're in an era of somewhat of an over correction before we reach a happy medium. I read outlets like the New York times and Washington post for years and a lot of the op ed columnists who are now afraid for their jobs wrote reactionary bigoted bullshit weekly. Even the " liberal" media wasn't really liberal.

by Anonymousreply 31011/23/2020

SJWs main aim is to avoid real societal change by focusing energy and attention on mostly fabricated issues. Like cultural appropriation and microaggressions.

by Anonymousreply 31111/23/2020

[quote] Sjws have their excesses and frequently go OTT. But..they are a reaction to the chokehold that snide, homophobic,sexist and bigoted boomers have had over the mainstream media and culture over the last 40 years. We're in an era of somewhat of an over correction before we reach a happy medium. I read outlets like the New York times and Washington post for years and a lot of the op ed columnists who are now afraid for their jobs wrote reactionary bigoted bullshit weekly. Even the " liberal" media wasn't really liberal.

Agree R310. We’ve swung into an over correction period after decades....generations.....of blind march-stepping to certain opinions, beliefs, rituals and practices.

It will balance out at some point.

by Anonymousreply 31211/23/2020

Republicans will not be the downfall of the Democratic Party, but purity tests will.

by Anonymousreply 31311/23/2020

Babies are cute but kids past babyhood turn their mothers into privileged attention whores and pains in the ass.

by Anonymousreply 31411/23/2020

Melania is so nasty, you almost like her in a twisted way.

by Anonymousreply 31511/23/2020

The school curriculum should include basics like how to balance a budget and live within ones means. It should also teach people about debt and that includes having children or taking out massive student loan debt with high interest rates. One would think these are common sense or parental duties but in most cases they are not.

by Anonymousreply 31611/23/2020

SJW is a 4chan idiocy and has no place in the minds or posts of intelligent DLers. I suspect it is thrown around her by racist trolls and cops and has somehow been picked up as 'okay' language.

Some people may be bigmouths on social media and do nothing about social causes in reality, but SJW is a way of shutting up/demeaning posters who post about social justice issues, like justice system reform or Black Lives Matter. That ain't okay.

by Anonymousreply 31711/23/2020

R316, I don't think that's an unpopular opinion.

by Anonymousreply 31811/23/2020

Nah I hear people from all backgrounds and political sides arguing for teaching kids about budget and finances. Not unpopular opinion at all.

by Anonymousreply 31911/23/2020

Melania looks pretty chic at times.

by Anonymousreply 32011/23/2020

[quote] SJW is a way of shutting up/demeaning posters who post about social justice issues

R317 doesn't even see the irony in his own statement

by Anonymousreply 32111/23/2020

Trump was sexy when he was in military school.

by Anonymousreply 32211/23/2020

People who try to police other people's words and speech are tyrannical puritan cunts. Doesn't matter how kind or sweet they try to pass themselves off as being- you ain't!

by Anonymousreply 32311/23/2020

In 2024 the Republicans will.bounce back stronger than ever as the Democrats will be torn apart by internal differences and won't be able to get the stink of the regressive left off them. And the Republicans will somehow have found a workaround with Trump. (He dies from too many hamburders or is disgraced and bankrupt or just is too old and tired to play anymore.)

by Anonymousreply 32411/23/2020

I think fixation on Trump is the left's Achilles heel, which is why he's going nowhere. You realize he will not leave the White House, yes?

by Anonymousreply 325Last Tuesday at 12:12 AM

If you're going to use the n-word in your rap track, you have to be cool with people rapping along with it. Yes, even white people.

by Anonymousreply 326Last Tuesday at 1:02 AM

Most people who are so obsessed with correct grammar are either bad at english or doesn't speak a second language.

by Anonymousreply 327Last Tuesday at 2:12 AM

R327 pot, kettle

by Anonymousreply 328Last Tuesday at 2:14 AM

R326: If I have to hear that word blaring out of every third car then you will watch [italic]Song of the South[/italic] and like it.

by Anonymousreply 329Last Tuesday at 2:34 AM

I agree r316. A company that I used to work for was a pioneer in educational software. Not Oregon trail or star math (although the star programs ripped off our classroom evaluation methods).

But we had one course called “essential skills for living and working” or something like that. Back then, only the worst schools got our systems because of how expensive they were and those schools got big time federal funds.

The course taught things like making a budget, balancing a checkbook, getting a job, etc.... it was common for parents to request the workbooks for themselves. My region would always order more of those books than needed for the students and the salesperson paid for them out of her commission.

by Anonymousreply 330Last Tuesday at 3:22 AM

Hypocrisy is destroying America.

by Anonymousreply 331Last Tuesday at 3:30 AM

[quote]Elections are only rigged when Republicans win.

Corollary: Stolen election - The candidate I voted for didn't win.

by Anonymousreply 332Last Tuesday at 3:33 AM

All men should manscape.

by Anonymousreply 333Last Tuesday at 3:35 AM

R311 I don’t think that’s true. I think that’s true of the Democratic Party’s political class and their donors who don’t really want systemic change, but need to find a way to placate their base by creating the illusion of systemic change. So for example, they won’t actually confront the problems with the military industrial complex, but they’ll appoint a woman as Secretary of Defense and by doing so trick everyone into thinking they’re delivering progressive change.

I think most of the SJWs really do want systemic change, but have internalized the belief that it’s impossible to achieve, so they focus on superficial bullshit like going after white people who dress up as Pocahontas for Halloween. You have to remember that Millennials and Zoomers have no memory of a time when politics actually worked in the country to deliver real progressive change the way it often did in the 1900s-1970s. If you were born after 1980, politics has basically been broken your whole life, and whether they would admit or even recognize it to be true I think a lot of these younger SJWs have just been raised to be so cynical about the possibilities of politics that deep down they have no real hope of achieving the kind of real societal changes that the Congress and the courts brought about in the 1960s.

by Anonymousreply 334Last Tuesday at 4:19 AM

Barbra Streisand is average. Nothing special.

“Designing Women” is far superior to “Golden Girls”.

by Anonymousreply 335Last Tuesday at 5:38 AM

Melania’s blue outfit at the inaugurating was lovely.

by Anonymousreply 336Last Tuesday at 5:46 AM

Inauguration ^

by Anonymousreply 337Last Tuesday at 5:46 AM

Vince Vaughn did a great job in True Detective, S2. He spoke like a man who was used to one way of speaking but was trying to use careful annunciation to sound like an educated businessman, which was what he was trying to become.

by Anonymousreply 338Last Tuesday at 5:49 AM

BLM blew it. They had the nations attention and squandered it on monuments and military base renaming. They should have gone after police immunity. It was dirty cops that got them in the spotlight in the first place.

by Anonymousreply 339Last Tuesday at 5:54 AM

To add to R339 “bad cops” are a small minority when you think about how many police encounters occur every day without incident.

by Anonymousreply 340Last Tuesday at 6:00 AM

ACAB is an insane, self-defeating toddler's tantrum.

You can't villify the police and encourage violence against them and then turn around and demand they protect you and make arrests for crimes committed against you.

You want cops or not?

by Anonymousreply 341Last Tuesday at 7:01 AM

Cops and firefighters are grossly overpaid. They are purposely understaffed so that overtime is available to those nearing retirement.

by Anonymousreply 342Last Tuesday at 7:07 AM

The police in urban areas have a high rate of PTSD. Yes, there's systemic racism in law enforcement agencies, but they are also working in neighborhoods where individual lives matter very little. We have to find a way to support the police so that they do not lose sight of the humanity of the people they serve. We cannot lose sight of the humanity of the police.

Stating your preferred pronouns is the depth of narcissism.

by Anonymousreply 343Last Tuesday at 8:45 AM

Amy Adams is overrated.

by Anonymousreply 344Last Tuesday at 11:24 AM

Gaga is overrated and her voice is nothing special.

by Anonymousreply 345Last Tuesday at 11:30 AM

Social Security contributions must be increased if it is to remain fully funded. People are living much longer lives now.

by Anonymousreply 346Last Tuesday at 12:07 PM

Defunding the Police was a stupid idea and that is actually a big reason the Dems lost in some places. Many of the people who promote "defunding" the police don't even know that defunding literally means "stop funding". It doesn't mean "take money from the police and move it elsewhere". It means stop funding.

by Anonymousreply 347Last Tuesday at 1:37 PM

People who have not taken an Economics and/or Finance class have no business discussing how "evil" capitalism is. It's so amusing to me how many people in fields like English, Anthropology, Race Studies, etc. all feel they can speak about the evils of capitalism even though they have no idea about Economics/Finance. Yet they would chew someone out who dared to argue with them about their own area of expertise--"I have a degree in race studies, you don't have to tell me about what racism is". Stupid.

by Anonymousreply 348Last Tuesday at 1:40 PM

It the chant had been "Reform the Police" instead of "Defund the Police" it would have be received well and would have been something most people could have gotten behind.

by Anonymousreply 349Last Tuesday at 1:50 PM

R349, yes, 100%. In fact, many swing voters indicated they would have voted for Biden if that was the case.

by Anonymousreply 350Last Tuesday at 2:15 PM

DiCaprio is a horrible person and overrated as fuck.

by Anonymousreply 351Last Tuesday at 2:23 PM

I’m pretty sure every thread on this site is still John/PMBT

by Anonymousreply 352Last Tuesday at 2:25 PM

George Bush Senior was a much better president than he is given credit for, mainly due to his foreign policy. He was wayyyyy better than his awful son (not that that is saying much by itself). In the 20th century, only Truman and FDR had more successful foreign policy.

by Anonymousreply 353Last Tuesday at 2:32 PM

Times Up is bullshit. We all know it doesn't apply to every victim. Just ask Tara Reade.

by Anonymousreply 354Last Tuesday at 2:51 PM

Times Up is for actual victims, not Tara Reade. Next!

by Anonymousreply 355Last Tuesday at 2:52 PM

The Left project a lot on to the Right. You only have to read the replies on here that suggest concentration camps and the evil of the Deplorables that you smile when you say the Republicans have no empathy. Um no that would be you.

Being on the Left and being red pilled is great.

When you call a Black person an Uncle Tom you are being rascist.

Islam sucks and for all the evil of Christianity we are still better off having that than Islam.

The West is best.

As Douglas Murray says we will be discussing gender pronouns when the Barbarians burst through the Gates.

by Anonymousreply 356Last Tuesday at 4:07 PM

Nailed it (356)

by Anonymousreply 357Last Tuesday at 4:11 PM

[quote] you say the Republicans have no empathy. Um no that would be you.

Yes, Republicans have loads of empathy for gays, blacks and other minorities. Tons.

by Anonymousreply 358Last Tuesday at 4:23 PM

I can't stand Barack Obama, although I voted for him both times he ran. Did you ever see the video of him condescendingly lecturing the people of Flint and then pretending to sip a glass of water someone pointedly handed him? What a douche. Hope he enjoys the longest retirement in history.

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by Anonymousreply 359Last Tuesday at 5:00 PM

I don’t give a FUCK about your food allergies. If you’re so fragile that you’ll die if you so much as come within a foot of someone who has partaken of whatever the offending food is, then nature needs to be allowed to take its course.

by Anonymousreply 360Last Tuesday at 6:55 PM

People were much more relaxed and laid back when everybody and their mother drank and smoked all day.

by Anonymousreply 361Last Tuesday at 7:10 PM

[quote]People were much more relaxed and laid back when everybody and their mother drank and smoked all day.

And when doctors prescribed liberal doses of Miltown, Valium, and other anti-anxiety meds...

by Anonymousreply 362Last Tuesday at 7:59 PM

I thought The Queen’s Gambit was just okay.

by Anonymousreply 363Last Tuesday at 10:06 PM

Why the fuck do Grammar Nazis think they are needed on forums? In real life if someone stopped the conversation to school you on your sentence structure it would be considered rude and arrogant.

If we want your help we will ask Dear.

by Anonymousreply 364Last Tuesday at 10:07 PM

The Left project a lot on to the Right. = Donald J. Trump

by Anonymousreply 365Last Tuesday at 10:09 PM

No matter where you work, you're going to hate about 90% of your co-workers.

by Anonymousreply 366Last Tuesday at 10:11 PM

I absolutely HATE, HATE! Secret Santa. Especially with the office crowd and cubical Fraus. Can this tacky awkward office tradition from the 80's just die already?

by Anonymousreply 367Last Tuesday at 10:17 PM

I didn’t think the new Rebecca was that bad.

by Anonymousreply 368Last Tuesday at 11:22 PM

I personally found The Wages of Fear to be a boring-ass movie.

by Anonymousreply 369Last Tuesday at 11:38 PM

Shutting the fuck up is gluten free so why don't they just do that?

by Anonymousreply 370Last Tuesday at 11:38 PM

Demonization of anything we consider favorites of the Left is bad.

Demonization of anything we consider favorites of the Right is good.

by Anonymousreply 371Last Wednesday at 1:20 AM

Israel proves Hitler right.

by Anonymousreply 372Last Wednesday at 1:36 AM

R359 is a racist deplorable scumbag worthy of execution. Tap water in Flint Michigan is perfectly safe and Obama is a hero for proving it by drinking it. Stop gaslighting the greatest man who ever lived or ever will live with your deplorable junk science.

by Anonymousreply 373Last Wednesday at 1:38 AM

The cult of personality around Hillary on Datalounge is insane.

I can only it comes just from dykes.

by Anonymousreply 374Last Wednesday at 1:39 AM

R374 is another case for the death penalty.

by Anonymousreply 375Last Wednesday at 1:40 AM

Black Lives Matter didn’t go far enough.

by Anonymousreply 376Last Wednesday at 1:43 AM

[quote]I can only it comes just from dykes.

Huh?

by Anonymousreply 377Last Wednesday at 1:45 AM

Christianity is to blame for the existence of Islam so both are to blame for terrorism.

by Anonymousreply 378Last Wednesday at 1:47 AM

Hitler should’ve tried to destroy all religions, not just Judaism.

by Anonymousreply 379Last Wednesday at 1:48 AM

Tara Reade has made it impossible to believe women anymore.

by Anonymousreply 380Last Wednesday at 1:50 AM

I meant all the Hillary-love can only come from dykes.

by Anonymousreply 381Last Wednesday at 1:50 AM

R372 reiterates the imperative of Israel.

by Anonymousreply 382Last Wednesday at 1:50 AM

Not only that, but at this point I literally have zero sympathy for any heterosexual woman who accuses a man of rape. Bitch, if you didn’t want that then you should’ve gone for the donut bump all along.

by Anonymousreply 383Last Wednesday at 1:51 AM

People who think getting rid of religion will bring some sort of peace are myopic morons.

Take five minutes to Wiki world history to realize that people have found a way to suck in very slaughtery ways throughout recorded history.

You may be slightly better than a snake-handling cousin fucker, but you still suck. DIAGF.

by Anonymousreply 384Last Wednesday at 1:59 AM

White people deserve Donald Trump.

by Anonymousreply 385Last Wednesday at 1:59 AM

Whoever thought episodes of [italic]The Boondocks[/italic], [italic]The Simpsons[/italic] and [italic]The Golden Girls[/italic] warranted censorship should be subjected to censorship themselves.

by Anonymousreply 386Last Wednesday at 2:04 AM

As humans, we deserve, and have earned, to be obliterated by an Extinction Level Event, whether by a massive asteroid hit or by a virus more virulent then Covid-19.

If only that event could spare all other life forms.

by Anonymousreply 387Last Wednesday at 2:10 AM

As humans, we deserve, and have earned, to be obliterated by an Extinction Level Event, whether by a massive asteroid hit or by a virus more virulent then Covid-19.

If only that event could spare all other life forms.

by Anonymousreply 388Last Wednesday at 2:10 AM

Cylon Alert at R387/R388.

by Anonymousreply 389Last Wednesday at 2:14 AM

[quote] Why the fuck do Grammar Nazis think they are needed on forums?

Oh dear. Do you mean [italic]fora[/italic] ?

by Anonymousreply 390Last Wednesday at 3:11 AM

Cancel culture should not be wasted on anything with artistic merit.

by Anonymousreply 391Last Wednesday at 3:13 AM

Americans and British have the ugliest (white) people in the world.

by Anonymousreply 392Last Wednesday at 3:17 AM

I think that Weinstein should have not be canceled, actresses knew what they were doing.

by Anonymousreply 393Last Wednesday at 3:19 AM

Feminism was very useful and necessary for a while, right now is crazy resentful people who can’t stand others being the victim instead of them. Women are much more privileged and well-treated than men in western society.

by Anonymousreply 394Last Wednesday at 3:21 AM

The American government has a vested financial interest in keeping the majority of its population fat, sick, and dying.

by Anonymousreply 395Last Wednesday at 3:23 AM

I'm with you on "fat" and "sick," r395. But if we die, we can't be fat or sick anymore, so I'm not as sure about that one.

by Anonymousreply 396Last Wednesday at 3:25 AM

The Godfather Part III was the best of the series.

by Anonymousreply 397Last Wednesday at 4:13 AM

Aretha Franklin was a mean, egotistical screecher.

by Anonymousreply 398Last Wednesday at 4:20 AM

Miss Warwick, is that you?

by Anonymousreply 399Last Wednesday at 4:47 AM

Meryl Streep is extremely underrated.

In a just world she’d have at least seven Oscars. The French Lieutenant’s Woman, Silkwood, Adaptation probably all being deserving in their years.

by Anonymousreply 400Last Wednesday at 4:49 AM

Frankly no, your cock is neither "hot" nor "big".

by Anonymousreply 401Last Wednesday at 4:56 AM

Actors who cry racism and sexism are just not talented enough to get a role.

by Anonymousreply 402Last Wednesday at 5:00 AM

Instagram has been a horrible concept. It’s done nothing but show people’s incessant need for attention.

by Anonymousreply 403Last Wednesday at 10:06 AM

Dolly Parton and Karen Carpenter -- I don't think they're dykes.

by Anonymousreply 404Last Wednesday at 10:11 AM

Trump is / was a reflection of everything the USA values and glorifies (excessive wealth, greed, materialism, capitalism, xenophobia) with the exception of militarism, and having this mirror held up is why he was despised.

by Anonymousreply 405Last Wednesday at 10:25 AM

Professor Amy Wax’s op-ed on “bourgeois” values is neither racist nor extreme. It is common sense. She shouldn’t have lost her first year law classes because of it.

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by Anonymousreply 406Last Wednesday at 10:29 AM

Instagram is like sweet revenge for the women with body issues out there. For a long time, it was women who obsessed about their body issues to the point of eating disorders, cutting down other women, death, etc. Now, men have those same issues. But thy aren't as brutal to other men the way women are to other women....yet.

by Anonymousreply 407Last Wednesday at 11:41 AM

Traveling (for the most part) sucks.

by Anonymousreply 408Last Wednesday at 11:42 AM

At the end of the day the only one you can truly trust is the one who stares back at you in the mirror.

by Anonymousreply 409Last Wednesday at 12:16 PM

Amy Wax was right, it was just an uncomfortable truth that many people didn't want to hear:

[quote]All cultures are not equal. Or at least they are not equal in preparing people to be productive in an advanced economy. The culture of the Plains Indians was designed for nomadic hunters, but is not suited to a First World, 21st-century environment. Nor are the single-parent, antisocial habits, prevalent among some working-class whites; the anti-"acting white" rap culture of inner-city blacks; the anti-assimilation ideas gaining ground among some Hispanic immigrants. These cultural orientations are not only incompatible with what an advanced free-market economy and a viable democracy require, they are also destructive of a sense of solidarity and reciprocity among Americans. If the bourgeois cultural script — which the upper-middle class still largely observes but now hesitates to preach — cannot be widely reinstated, things are likely to get worse for us all.

by Anonymousreply 410Last Wednesday at 12:24 PM

Chalamet has nothing going for him.

by Anonymousreply 411Last Wednesday at 12:32 PM

Dog whistler ws cowards should be shunned. Bourgeois values included calling homosexuals names, labeling them insane and forcibly drugging and electroshocking them.

by Anonymousreply 412Last Wednesday at 1:57 PM

Americans who constantly wear clothing or post pictures with the American flag are fucking trashy. These people are usually nationalistic morons and it's no wonder a lot of people feel embarassed to feel patriotic.

by Anonymousreply 413Last Wednesday at 2:09 PM

R412 Read the article. Those things are mentioned as negative.

by Anonymousreply 414Last Wednesday at 3:28 PM

That's just wrong, r411. In the "factually incorrect" sense of the word. I should have as much going for me as Tim O'Tay has going for him.

by Anonymousreply 415Last Wednesday at 3:46 PM

Sex in general is pretty overrated. Masturbation is actually better than bad sex.

by Anonymousreply 416Last Wednesday at 5:30 PM

True r416. The most intense loads I've ever blown were from jerking off instead of having sex.

by Anonymousreply 417Last Wednesday at 5:48 PM

I agree with R416/R417, the idea of sex is often more appealing than actual sex. Kind of like traveling.

by Anonymousreply 418Last Wednesday at 6:04 PM

Chalamet must be stopped.

by Anonymousreply 419Last Wednesday at 7:30 PM

The 2016 election was rigged. Plump was installed by the Rooskies.

by Anonymousreply 420Last Wednesday at 10:27 PM

🕺 Elvis Lives !

by Anonymousreply 421Last Wednesday at 10:35 PM

r421 Only as an anagram.

by Anonymousreply 422Last Wednesday at 10:46 PM

R420 If you think 2016 was stolen, you have to support the fraud investigations in 2020. You can't have it both ways. Either the elections are corrupt and riggable or they're not.

by Anonymousreply 423Last Thursday at 12:20 AM

^WHAT??? All books are good, or all books are bad. All people are beautiful or all people are completely ugly ................................ ad infinitum

by Anonymousreply 424Last Thursday at 12:27 AM

Joe Biden desperately needs a better barber.

by Anonymousreply 425Last Thursday at 1:09 AM

R67 the word is spelled déclassé.

by Anonymousreply 426Last Thursday at 1:10 AM

r426 should be punched in the cunt.

by Anonymousreply 427Last Thursday at 5:47 AM

You have to have a keyboard with those accent marks, R426.

by Anonymousreply 428Last Thursday at 6:24 AM

Actually, r428, type alt+0233 for "é" (or alt+0232 for "è").

by Anonymousreply 429Last Thursday at 6:35 AM

Yet r67 had access to è so... he must also have é on his keyboard, r428

Isn’t it funny how we address one another using numbers?

by Anonymousreply 430Last Thursday at 6:51 AM

Some of us super classy types have French language keyboards. Irish help, English shoes, French keyboards.

by Anonymousreply 431Last Thursday at 6:53 AM

LatinX night visitors

by Anonymousreply 432Last Thursday at 6:56 AM

[quote]type alt+0233 for "é" (or alt+0232 for "è").

by Anonymousreply 433Last Thursday at 7:29 AM

[quote]type alt+0233 for "é" (or alt+0232 for "è").

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by Anonymousreply 434Last Thursday at 7:30 AM

You can't find Irish help in America.

by Anonymousreply 435Last Thursday at 7:31 AM

Poz positivity is stupid.

by Anonymousreply 436Last Thursday at 5:47 PM

The reason why the Dem party is a loser is because they insist on open borders/daca/pro-immigration first and foremost. It is stupid. Dems also promote transsexuals and transsexualism. Acceptance is okay but we don't really care about it.

by Anonymousreply 437Last Thursday at 11:49 PM

"Black Friday" is vulgar. (and Cyber Monday is stupid)

by Anonymousreply 438Last Friday at 1:16 AM

Designing Women is one of the most right-wing sitcoms there is.

Dixie Carter was an awful actress who shouted all her lines.

Julia's monologues were almost always wrong.

Suzanne became far less funny as Delta gained weight.

The only good character was Allison Sugarbaker.

The only half-decent season was season six.

by Anonymousreply 439Last Friday at 1:25 AM

The earth is dying and we won’t fix it or try to until it’s too late. Covid deaths will be nothing compared to the amount of famine coming. So keep the infighting going and keep us distracted. Our survival is doomed.

by Anonymousreply 440Last Friday at 1:43 AM

(Most of these opinions would be totally fine to freely express here if it wasn't for straight women)

by Anonymousreply 441Last Friday at 1:49 AM

I despise Dolly Parton.

by Anonymousreply 442Last Friday at 1:55 AM

DL is full of toxicity and can really be hazardous to your mental health.

by Anonymousreply 443Last Friday at 2:08 AM

R442 how is that possible!!! Are you really Gay!!!! Omg I am judging sorry but WTF!!!

by Anonymousreply 444Last Friday at 2:49 AM

When I was a teenager one of my best friend's mothers was a psychotherapist. She could not stand Dolly. I thought it was weird because I thought everyone liked her. I asked her about it and she said it was because Dolly was fake and not who she appeared to be. It was in recent years I began to understand what she was talking about.

by Anonymousreply 445Last Friday at 2:59 AM

Apparently I am the only DLer who believes there should not be one more thread devoted to anyone named Trump or Kushner.

Also, anyone who used to "be" Vairst Letty should either give it up or commit suicide. You're even dumber than the cheeseburger fixder.

by Anonymousreply 446Last Friday at 3:03 AM

I love 💕 Vairst Lady! To R446 , try to BE BEST!

by Anonymousreply 447Last Friday at 3:06 AM

r447 should be the last person to get the vaccine. Be dead!

by Anonymousreply 448Last Friday at 3:08 AM

Sex is way overrated.

I don’t care about it at all, but I’d really love to find a beautiful man to share my life with. Unfortunately I don’t think that will happen, because sex and love go together for most people. I feel like a misfit.

by Anonymousreply 449Last Friday at 3:11 AM

R448 That’s no way to speak to the President of The United States 🇺🇸 or his Architute wife!

by Anonymousreply 450Last Friday at 3:13 AM

Americans should not be allowed to travel abroad until they learn not to bellow constantly.

by Anonymousreply 451Last Friday at 3:17 AM

I neither know nor care what Designing Women is, or what Joan Crawford used to beat her ungrateful children.

by Anonymousreply 452Last Friday at 3:20 AM

Datalounge is an extremist leftist terrorist organization that needs to be investigated by the authorities.

by Anonymousreply 453Last Friday at 3:22 AM

Paris is not a beautiful, chic city

by Anonymousreply 454Last Friday at 3:33 AM

A lot of white gay men are elitist snobs who are racist and deeply sexist but hide behind their gayness hoping they can slide under the radar as another 'oppressed minority'.

by Anonymousreply 455Last Friday at 3:36 AM

The Republicans are now America's natural governing party.

Americans have reached their limit of the extent to which they will embrace government interventionism (wrongly and idiotically, but there you are) and so the Democrats will only get power from time to time when a real emergency brake is needed.

by Anonymousreply 456Last Friday at 3:39 AM

I don't care how convenient Amazon is. I hate shopping there. I think Jeff Bezos is a greedy psychopath who won't be satisfied until he achieves world domination.

by Anonymousreply 457Last Friday at 3:52 AM

Black people can be the most hateful of all. They will disown other black people just for speaking proper English ("trying to be white"), having their own personality rather than conforming to a stereotype, having friends of other races, or heaven forbid a romantic relationship with someone of another race.

by Anonymousreply 458Last Friday at 4:05 AM

DL is totally obsessed with black people to an unhealthy and unnatural level.

by Anonymousreply 459Last Friday at 4:15 AM

"Non-binary" is the dumbest thing I have ever heard of. You are either male or female. You are not both, you are not neither. Pick one or the other. I can understand being trans to some extent, but the non-binary bullshit is ridiculous. When I hear "I prefer they/them pronouns" it tells me you are psychotic, an extreme attention whore, and/or you want to seem more interesting and unique than you really are.

by Anonymousreply 460Last Friday at 4:28 AM

I don’t care what pronouns people prefer.

by Anonymousreply 461Last Friday at 4:44 AM

I don't either, r461. And I don't think it's a particularly unpopular opinion.

by Anonymousreply 462Last Friday at 4:47 AM

It's unrealistic that each band of survivors on the Walking Dead has equally distributed racial/ethnic demographics.

by Anonymousreply 463Last Friday at 4:49 AM

Black lives matter, and systemic racism is an evil that must be rooted out, but the drive to analyse every historic character in order to judge them according to days moral standards is historically illiterate and counterproductive.

Human history is a history of migration, invasion, conquest and enslavement. It has occurred on every continent, and it happened for millennia. It’s part of the story of humanity.

by Anonymousreply 464Last Friday at 4:51 AM

Well yeah because the people who pull they they/them shit are 9/10 upper middle class white kids and millionaire showbiz people are are indeed inventing problems.

So in keeping with the thread, many rich people invent their own trauma and problems because their lives are too perfect and boring. So I roll my eyes when a rich person's spawn had 20 food allergies, some rich bitch is a lacto-octo-vegan or some rich white guy thinks he's a major victim of reverse sexism/racism because his firm promoted some else.

I got to spend a few night at The Four Season's Maui as part of a wedding party before moving to a cheap condo. Beautiful hotel but you can not imagine the number of rich people (it's 1K a night for a room overlooking the parking lot in August) who put on these desperate, whining voices as they told the waiter of there 50 allergies and intolerances. I have zero sympathy and don't believe any of it.

by Anonymousreply 465Last Friday at 4:51 AM

Reese Witherspoon’s son Deacon looks like a girl.

by Anonymousreply 466Last Friday at 5:13 AM

The language of the left does more harm than good.

by Anonymousreply 467Last Friday at 5:26 AM

Kamala Harris is the Antichrist

by Anonymousreply 468Last Friday at 5:37 AM

Kamala Harris won't be the next President of the United States.

by Anonymousreply 469Last Friday at 5:39 AM

[quote] Yet [R67] had access to è so... he must also have é on his keyboard, [R428]

Not necessarily. You can cut and paste that.

by Anonymousreply 470Last Friday at 5:50 AM

Democrats are just as responsible as Republicans for the state of America, because they have no fire in their belly. They are so weak and tentative, and are more comfortable fighting useless culture wars with each other than trying to defend worker’s rights against a plutocracy. Then they act surprised when the working class vote for someone like Trump out of a sense of utter desperation.

by Anonymousreply 471Last Friday at 5:50 AM

R460 wrote:

[quote]"Non-binary" is the dumbest thing I have ever heard of. You are either male or female. You are not both, you are not neither. Pick one or the other. I can understand being trans to some extent, but the non-binary bullshit is ridiculous. When I hear "I prefer they/them pronouns" it tells me you are psychotic, an extreme attention whore, and/or you want to seem more interesting and unique than you really are.

Yes, IMO it basically just comes down to attention seeking and a "ME!" culture which has been around for some time and now extends to Tik Tok and other social media where people want to become insta-celens without any discernible talent. ("Watch my live video! I'll get naked for money!")

by Anonymousreply 472Last Friday at 5:57 AM

Take everything you see and read on Datalounge with a grain of salt.

by Anonymousreply 473Last Friday at 6:07 AM

Many rich coastal Democrats are deeply racist and misogynist and Kamala Harris triggers them. If you could they would have a succession of white upper class men who believe that 400K is the middle class in the WH. They are only Dems because they find most of the Republican party - Jesus freaks, rednecks, meth head white people and war hawks - too vulgar to be associated with.

by Anonymousreply 474Last Friday at 6:36 AM

Charity/philanthropy is no substitute for a well-run, government-supported social safety net funded by taxation of the ultra-rich, and I don’t feel great respect for any billionaire who throws a few million at their favourite cause.

by Anonymousreply 475Last Friday at 6:36 AM

There should be mandatory abortion after 2 kids.

by Anonymousreply 476Last Friday at 6:43 AM

I am tired of people in the USA treating everyone who has served in the military as heroes. It's one thing if someone actually saw combat, but we have gone overboard with the praise, affirmative action, and special treatment for people who chose the military as a career.

by Anonymousreply 477Last Friday at 6:45 AM

Madonna can't destroy her legacy. It's simply too secure. No matter how much she embarrasses herself these days it doesn't matter.

by Anonymousreply 478Last Friday at 6:51 AM

I think the idea that each generation should do better than the last has led to the death of the middle class in America. If only people had been content for their kids to earn enough to be comfortable and then focus on other pursuits that made them happy we'd have a population that isn't drugged up, our cities wouldn't look like Eastern Europe (red states) or India (blue states) with dreadful inequality, we'd have unions, we'd have affordable healthcare long ago, we'd never have gotten to the point when property prices are so staggering that only Middle Eastern, Chinese ad Russian money can buy.

by Anonymousreply 479Last Friday at 7:05 AM

George McGovern is to blame for why there are so many fat people in the United States.

by Anonymousreply 480Last Friday at 7:19 AM

I agree, 477. It is an all volunteer force now, so it was a choice. While I know there are still people who join out of a sense of duty, I think the people who joined as a reaction to 911 deserve a little more recognition than those who just want free college. I know a number of people who did that and ended up being drug into the war in Iraq.

I remember when we started sending forces to Afghanistan. I knew right then they would end up in Iraq.

by Anonymousreply 481Last Friday at 7:22 AM

Disney has been mostly shit since the mid-1990s. Even Pixar has lost its luster since they merged and the studio gave up on traditional animation.

by Anonymousreply 482Last Friday at 7:26 AM

Marlon Brando was not a good actor and I hate The Godfather

by Anonymousreply 483Last Friday at 7:32 AM

[quote] Yes, IMO it basically just comes down to attention seeking and a "ME!" culture which has been around for some time and now extends to Tik Tok and other social media where people want to become insta-celens without any discernible talent. ("Watch my live video! I'll get naked for money!")

My "favorite" is where people who identify as non-binary or queer feel the need to correct your unqueer friendly language. I texted a group of friends "hey you guys, ......." and my queer friend had the urge to respond "you guys?". I asked them if something was wrong with what I said and they said they really hated the term "you guys". This friend is a really good friend of mine but they also want to be referred to as "zhe" instead of he or she.

by Anonymousreply 484Last Friday at 7:44 AM

LatinX is possibly the stupidest thing I've heard in the past 5 years or so. Who the fuck came up with that!? I know very few latinos/latinas who refer to themselves as "LatinX", it is mainly used by social justice warriors of all races. Does it not occur to them that most Latinos/latinas DON"T care for the term?

by Anonymousreply 485Last Friday at 7:46 AM

The worst language in the world has to be Vietnamese. It's like the most tonal of all the tonal languages. All tonal languages are generally horrible. It's why I will always prefer to hear someone speak Korean or Japanese versus Thai or Vietnamese.

by Anonymousreply 486Last Friday at 7:49 AM

American leftists can be equally as insular as conservatives. You see this all the time in their posts about who Bernie is revolutionary, how he's going to make us more "socialist like Scandinavia", how all other politicians hate him because he's "anti-establishment", etc. And don't even get me started on AOC.

by Anonymousreply 487Last Friday at 7:51 AM

American foreign policy is a mess, a hodgepodge of confused intentions and actions, but anyone who says things like "America is the greatest evil in the world today" needs to be lauged at and spit on. America's foreign policy is a mixed bag but it has had huge successes too.

by Anonymousreply 488Last Friday at 7:53 AM

America is the greatest nation on earth.

Pure craziness, bad manners, and entirely untrue.

by Anonymousreply 489Last Friday at 7:54 AM

America IS a shithole in some ways compared to other first world countries but really, it's nowhere near being as bad as a developing or third-world country. Most of America's problems are due to Americans and their insularity and selfishness.

by Anonymousreply 490Last Friday at 7:59 AM

The poverty is America is akin to the developing world. From tent cities to crumbling, falling apart neighborhoods (usually people of color) in red states, to the violence is poor areas to the sight of people sleeping in the doorways of condo buildings where a closet is a million dollars. All caused by the income inequality which is much worse in America than other first world countries. The gap between the average industrial wage and what doctors, lawyers, techies and c-suite employees earn is much less in Europe.

by Anonymousreply 491Last Friday at 8:07 AM

I don't think the cause is income inequality. It's a policy issue. Imagine if some of those Carter-era laws were kept in place instead of ripped apart by Reagan. I'm sure we'd be in a much better place. And fuck Ted Kennedy for ruining Nixon and Carter's universal healthcare proposals.

by Anonymousreply 492Last Friday at 8:19 AM

Only a straight white male could get away with what Donald Trump has gotten away with. He won't be prosecuted. He won't go to jail. Money will be thrown at him. And he will run again and this time he will win. And you all know it is true.

by Anonymousreply 493Last Friday at 8:28 AM

I agree with most of the above, R493, but he won't run again. Too old and embarrassing himself too much.

by Anonymousreply 494Last Friday at 8:33 AM

R13 is an increasingly deranged and sad Hillbot, still butt-hurt over 2008.

Obama WON, you cocksplat!

We saw what happened when Hillary won the nomination in 2016. SHE LOST AGAINST A TERRIBLE CANDIDATE.

You think America would have voted for Hillaty rather than McCain if the two parties hadn’t offered a change or tangible difference?

Why go for a bandwagon, failed warmonger who tolerated right-wing corruption when you can have the original?

by Anonymousreply 495Last Friday at 8:50 AM

There is a fundamental unwillingness in the American character to allow government to assume a significant role in balancing society.

Income in equality is not a cause, it’s a symptom.

by Anonymousreply 496Last Friday at 8:50 AM

A deeply unpopular opinion here is anything other than the orthodoxy that Hillary Clinton was the greatest president we never had. We can’t even get past crap candidate.

by Anonymousreply 497Last Friday at 8:51 AM

Since when has Trump “worked,” r27?

by Anonymousreply 498Last Friday at 9:02 AM

R30 is the most hardened Boris who ever Borised.

The shitstain still thinks we’re falling for, “I voted for Biden, but Democrat communists are coming to burn your city TO THE GROUND!” horse manure.

by Anonymousreply 499Last Friday at 9:11 AM

The world 🌎 is absolutely obsessed with America.

by Anonymousreply 500Last Friday at 9:34 AM

In order to eliminate puppy mills, the government should take over the breeding and homing of companion animal dogs. People who want to own dogs should be required to take a Driver’s Ed style course and only then be allowed to purchase a puppy or dog from a certain list of breeds that will match their lifestyle, household and abilities. Puppies would be required to be vaccinated and spayed/neutered, and and owners would be mandated to take their dogs to do basic obedience classes.

by Anonymousreply 501Last Friday at 11:06 AM

[quote]There is a fundamental unwillingness in the American character to allow government to assume a significant role in balancing society.

So many Americans are uneducated, paranoid lunatics who believe every insane bullshit conspiracy theory about the government. Black helicopters, re-education camps, etc. It's totally crazy.

by Anonymousreply 502Last Friday at 12:32 PM

R502, the hot thing among conservatives now is believing in a Hollwyood-government joint conspiracy to molest and trade as many kids as possible. I have no idea where this came from. To conservatives, 1+1 doesn't equal 2. It equals whatever it "feels" like.

by Anonymousreply 503Last Friday at 12:35 PM

If Hillary had won the Democratic nomination in 2008 (regardless of whether she won the Presidency or not), Donald Trump would not have become President in 2016. Donald's push to the White House is largely down to white Americans whose racist sentiments boiled over from having had a black man in the White House.

by Anonymousreply 504Last Friday at 1:08 PM

What about the children is the ultimate trump card and conservatives have used children for a long time. Ban books, ban porn, ban movies because THE CHILDREN. Then make the gays go away because THE CHILDREN. If they can't get you to give a shit about their Jesus bullshit they will start calling him baby Jesus because you can't say anything bad about a baaaby.

It surprises me not at all that they have again chosen children to get their way

So unpopular opinion, many Americans don't really give a shit about children but will use them to manipulate and blackmail others to get power and control.

by Anonymousreply 505Last Friday at 1:11 PM

R504: Nice try. Donald's push to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue is down to the fact that Obama was the worst and most divisive president ever. But don't worry. Now that Beijing Biden has been elected it's going to be another Obama term but on steroids.

by Anonymousreply 506Last Friday at 1:11 PM

R506 Hopefully! From your mouth to god's ears.

by Anonymousreply 507Last Friday at 1:17 PM

[quote] Biden has been elected it's going to be another Obama term but on steroids.

I'm excited now.

by Anonymousreply 508Last Friday at 1:23 PM

R506 Vlad, I hope you enjoy your unemployment effective January 22, 2021.

R504 I have to admit I've wondered what would have happened in Hillary had been the President from 2008 to 2016 and Obama the 2016 nominee. There were many reasons beyond racism why Trump won (one of which was misogyny) including a expanding belief in white America that the democrats are an "elitist party." If we're being honest, where we are now, and the sorts of tactic used by the GOP, all dates back to Reagan. But regardless, having Obama in the White House was a gift to Donald Trump that much is certain.

by Anonymousreply 509Last Friday at 3:01 PM

R509, I mmight be wrong but I think the idea of the Dems as an "elitist" party go even further back, maybe to Nixon. I think on the Watergate tape's, he was caught saying something to that effecct. But Nixon, unlike Republicans now, KNEW he had to work with a Dem congress to get things done, I will give him that. And Nixon also believe in the environment and healthcare.

by Anonymousreply 510Last Friday at 3:17 PM

R509, it's also so amusing now how many of those criticisms of Hillary look quaint or downright stupid now. If anyone doubts that Hillary would have managed this pandemic better than Trump, you need to die.

by Anonymousreply 511Last Friday at 3:19 PM

farts smell delicious

by Anonymousreply 512Last Friday at 3:36 PM

R510 The movement of white people towards the republicans really began in the 60s, but Reagan sealed the deal. There's a great documentary that just came out on Showtime called The Reagans and it's shocking really that everything Trump did in 2016 was play by play out of Reagan's campaign book: divide the country to win.

by Anonymousreply 513Last Friday at 3:45 PM

R513, I think that Reagan solidified it but that change really started soaring in the 60s. That's why many white working class voters even in northern cities were drawn to George Wallace, the segregationist.

by Anonymousreply 514Last Friday at 3:50 PM

Jerry Herman is a hack who writes shows for 80 year old ladies.

by Anonymousreply 515Last Friday at 4:22 PM

R515 = Lin-Manuel Miranda, who will be lucky if anything he wrote is remembered at all a generation from now, especially that stupid show about that greed-enabling asshole who deservedly got gunned down.

by Anonymousreply 516Last Friday at 4:30 PM

Regina King is getting overrated.

by Anonymousreply 517Last Saturday at 11:17 AM

The old folks used to say we'd have a big fight on our hands someday. They were right.

by Anonymousreply 518Last Saturday at 1:04 PM

R517: she needs to use how Jackée handled her Emmy for 227 as an example of how not to deal with winning an award.

by Anonymousreply 519Last Saturday at 2:41 PM

The understanding we really fucked up Black people for centuries is ruining modern day filmmaking.

by Anonymousreply 520Last Saturday at 2:46 PM

Maradona was a piece of shit. Exhibit 1,962 in why people shouldn't idolize/lionize entertainers or athletes. A huge ban of both Maduro and Castro. A stupid addict that fucked teenage prosittutes with a god complex.

by Anonymousreply 521Last Saturday at 3:44 PM

*a huge FAN of both Maduro and Castro

by Anonymousreply 522Last Saturday at 3:44 PM

The French are the only truly civilized people. The rest are vulgar imitators.

by Anonymousreply 523Last Saturday at 4:08 PM

R523, totally agree!

by Anonymousreply 524Last Saturday at 4:10 PM

It's not the French who are giving Jews problems in France.

by Anonymousreply 525Last Saturday at 4:31 PM

The French are nothing but a bunch of racist scum whose imperialist ways got Americans dragged into the quagmire of the Vietnam war.

England >>>>>>>>>> the rest of Europe

by Anonymousreply 526Yesterday at 12:01 AM

Heterosexuality is incitement to rape.

by Anonymousreply 527Yesterday at 12:06 AM

The word “racist” becomes a racial slur when directed at people of color or when used in the incredibly patronizing and contradictory buzz phrase “anti-white racism.” It’s just another way for the oppressor classes to blame those they oppress for their oppression.

by Anonymousreply 528Yesterday at 12:11 AM

Sting coerced that 15 year old, he does remember the incident and he should have known better. He is lying.

by Anonymousreply 529Yesterday at 2:56 AM

Accusations are evidence.

by Anonymousreply 530Yesterday at 3:00 AM

R530 This thread is for unpopular opinions,

by Anonymousreply 531Yesterday at 3:11 AM

Michael Jackson is innocent.

Bill Cosby is guilty.

by Anonymousreply 532Yesterday at 3:16 AM

Corporate restaurant chains and even independently owned restaurants shouldn't be donating meals and food to healthcare workers at this time. They should be offering meals and other forms of support to non-healthcare workers who have financial issues due to covid. Many healthcare workers aren't hurting for money or food at this time. Help and support should go to the ones who are financially hurting.

by Anonymousreply 533Yesterday at 3:39 AM

Aren’t they doing both?

by Anonymousreply 534Yesterday at 3:46 AM

Nobody brings a sexual assault case against a celebrity for money or publicity. Nobody has ever jumpstarted a career by saying "he raped me" and if money was the motivation then Jeff Bezos would have about 100 accusers by now.

by Anonymousreply 535Yesterday at 3:57 AM

Plenty of people have jumpstarted their careers by putting out.

by Anonymousreply 536Yesterday at 4:12 AM

Great idea, R533, because we all know that restaurants are not financially hurting themselves right now.

by Anonymousreply 537Yesterday at 5:12 AM

There should be a statute of limitations of things people can get "canceled" for. A lot can happen in 5+ years. People can grow, change, and be remorseful for things they said and did back then. And the people who dig through tweets to find something someone posted in 2011 to get them "canceled" have too much time on their hands and need to get a life.

by Anonymousreply 538Yesterday at 5:39 AM

Who would’ve thought that a fat joke from [italic]What’s Happening!![/italic] would ever become a political statement?

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by Anonymousreply 539Yesterday at 5:41 AM

It’s so annoying when each parent posts pictures of their kids on every one of their social media platforms.

by Anonymousreply 540Yesterday at 5:45 AM

If I were a woman, I’d wear the tightest skirt, the highest pumps.

by Anonymousreply 541Yesterday at 5:56 AM

R538 I know Joy, but it was really hardcore!

by Anonymousreply 542Yesterday at 6:00 AM

R541 what’s stopping you?

by Anonymousreply 543Yesterday at 6:12 AM

Gravity.

by Anonymousreply 544Yesterday at 6:25 AM

Covid has been such a disappointment. It needed to wipe out at the very least 1-2% of the World's pooulation, preferably 10-20%. But it needed to kill evenly in all areas of the World and in all social strata. A reduction of 10-20% of the population would solve the demographic time bombs in countries like India, Nigeria, etc. It would cause political upheaval in Autoritarian (Russia, etc.) or corrupt (Latin America) countries that would bring about much needed change. And in rich, Western or even Eastern countries, it would bring a sobering up that would put a necessary end to unbriddled capitalism and consumerism. The World can't just go on like it is right now.

Also, if I had been one of those 10-20% killed, then so be it.

by Anonymousreply 545Yesterday at 7:02 AM

Kamala Harris is unelectable. Dems for the forseeable future need to run with an attractive, charismatic man at the top of the ticket. That's the only way they will win in the future.

The Castro brothers, no matter how competent or not, are so ugly that they would never win a general election.

Chastein is a hindrance to Pete. He's too femmy and insignificant. Pete needed a non-descript gay man, closer to his age and in a boring but high paying field (medicine, law, business or upper academia) not some school teacher.

by Anonymousreply 546Yesterday at 7:08 AM

The dumps will vanish in the night from the WH before Jan 21. We won’t get treated to the best few minutes of TV ever - him being dragged out.

by Anonymousreply 547Yesterday at 7:13 AM

R546 Passionate, committed, INTELLIGENT school teachers are the backbone of any great nation.

by Anonymousreply 548Yesterday at 7:14 AM

Well the thread did say unpopular opinions R548 . Im afraid I agree with R546 . Chastein IS boring ,and very plain to look at .

by Anonymousreply 549Yesterday at 7:20 AM

[quote]Chastein is a hindrance to Pete. He's too femmy and insignificant. Pete needed a non-descript gay man, closer to his age and in a boring but high paying field (medicine, law, business or upper academia) not some school teacher.

Definitely. Pete is a highly intelligent Rhodes Scholar, multilingual, well-traveled, and masculine. He needs a partner who's more on his level. Chasten is rather down-market.

by Anonymousreply 550Yesterday at 7:22 AM

R547 That’s why the Dems need to go with Senator Cory Booker. Attractive, charismatic, compassionate, driven, young.

by Anonymousreply 551Yesterday at 7:35 AM

That was for R546 not R547 ^

by Anonymousreply 552Yesterday at 7:35 AM

The average American values practicality versus actual learning/education which is a big reason why they came off as dumb to the rest of the world.

by Anonymousreply 553Yesterday at 8:11 AM

[quote]Chasten is rather down-market.

My theory: control issues. Self loathing dominant, self loathing submissive.

Will it end in murder or just kind of a Jane/Blanche dynamic?

by Anonymousreply 554a day ago

I wouldn't call Pete self-loathing. Chasten, maybe, due to his religious, lower-class background.

by Anonymousreply 555a day ago

I guess that's why he came out so early.

by Anonymousreply 556a day ago

People come out on their own schedule. It doesn't necessarily mean they hate themselves.

by Anonymousreply 557a day ago

You can be a Democrat and be racist, sexist, AND homophobic.

Straight men shouldn't wear makeup , women's underwear, or carry purses. EVER. It's okay for queer men, but not straight men.

by Anonymousreply 558a day ago

[quote] It’s so annoying when each parent posts pictures of their kids on every one of their social media platforms.

Lots of people share this opinion.

by Anonymousreply 559a day ago

Most people don't care about your fucking kids or your domestic problems.

by Anonymousreply 560a day ago

I don't see why everyone makes a big deal out of cuss words. So what if somebody likes to say "fuck" sometimes? That doesn't make them a horrible person. Yet people act like you killed their firstborn child if you use it.

by Anonymousreply 561a day ago

I don’t think they’ll be a gay president in my lifetime but If you asked a team of scientists to come up with a gay man that would appeal to suburban straight women who are likely to vote (which is who Democrats ultimately need to appeal to in order to win), you’d get Chasten.

The only people who think Pete Buttigieg would be more palatable if he were with some hot “masc4masc” type are gay guys.

by Anonymousreply 562a day ago

Just the name "Chasten" sounds dumb. For one thing, it's mispronounced. (Supposed to have the hard A sound, T not enunciated.)

Here are the definitions of "chasten" (American Heritage dictionary):

[quote] 1. To correct by punishment or reproof; take to task.

[quote] 2. To restrain; subdue: chasten a proud spirit.

[quote] 3. To rid of excess; refine or purify: chasten a careless writing style.

I guess definition # 3 was what his parents were going for.

by Anonymousreply 563a day ago

Words and phrases like “liberty,” “freedom,” and “personal responsibility” are nothing but deplorable propaganda at this point.

The first amendment was a bigger mistake than the second amendment. R558 and his anti-GAY hate speech is an example of why. Calling gays the Q word while referring to breeders as “str—ght“ is not just homophobic, it’s fucking incitement to violence at this point.

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by Anonymousreply 564a day ago

Anyone who claims to be anything other than 100% gay actively chose to live that lifestyle. All non-gay sexuality is a choice. All of it. No exceptions whatsoever.

by Anonymousreply 565a day ago

Everyone who isn’t Black is a beneficiary of racism.

Everyone who isn’t Gay is a beneficiary of homophobia and sexism because homophobia is sexism.

Everyone who isn’t Jewish is a beneficiary of anti-Semitism.

“White supremacy“ is an oxymoron while “Black supremacy“ is not only a redundant statement but a racist slur that PC whites use when they want to use the N-word but just can’t bring themselves to do it.

Racial dysphoria is real and the only way to treat it is to become Black.

by Anonymousreply 566a day ago

Gun control was and is nothing but a racist scam to keep arms out of the hands of Black radicals where they fucking belong.

by Anonymousreply 567a day ago

Blacks who live,eat and breathe racism are tedious as FUCK .

by Anonymousreply 568a day ago

Unblacks who deny the collective complicity of every other race for racism are why Black Lives Matter doesn’t go far enough.

by Anonymousreply 569a day ago

"Unblacks" - that's a new one. And kind of cool.

by Anonymousreply 57021 hours ago

Well the cookoo black hebrew lesbian is certainly on the right thread (for once!)

by Anonymousreply 57121 hours ago

Mental health slurs like that are no better than any other form of bigotry and should be treated the same way as any other type of hate speech.

by Anonymousreply 57221 hours ago

R572 Of course, Mein Führer.

by Anonymousreply 57320 hours ago

I'm gay but I really don't like gays.

by Anonymousreply 57420 hours ago

That Hunter Biden cock shot is fake as fuck.

by Anonymousreply 57520 hours ago

The crazy militia gun nuts and white supremacists should have their children taken away from them. It's child abuse to raise children in such a toxic hateful environment, and that shit should be left to die out instead of raising a new generation in it.

by Anonymousreply 57620 hours ago

Jane Krakowski isn't funny.

by Anonymousreply 57720 hours ago

LOL at R576. That's about as unpopular around here as the Golden Girls. It's funny the way some people think their opinions are wildly rebellious and dangerous when in fact they're thoroughly establishment.

by Anonymousreply 57820 hours ago

r578 I wouldn't call that opinion establishment.

by Anonymousreply 57920 hours ago

I never get enough Christmas presents. Everybody’s so damn cheap.

by Anonymousreply 58020 hours ago

R579, if you read the NYT and WaPo or watch most Hollywood product, it's pretty obvious the contempt - not just disagreement but contempt - they feel for "deplorables". I don't think you get more establishment than that.

by Anonymousreply 58119 hours ago

r581 that opinion is not in line with mainstream America. Kids taken away from their parents tends to be condoned only when there's extreme physical abuse or sexual abuse. Kids taken away from their parents because of a certain ideology is not really mainstream.

by Anonymousreply 58219 hours ago

R581, that is exactly what right wing media and Trump have explicitly trained their base to believe - that Democrats and the media hate them. As someone from the Midwest who moved out East, I have found nothing is farther from the truth. Easterners are mainly indifferent to amused by people from less dense areas. They want them to have a decent life, as long as they don’t kill people or try to push discrimination on others. They want everyone to have health care.

Yet, a chip on one’s shoulder can twist reality. The shocking thing is that most people don’t think about others that much.

by Anonymousreply 58319 hours ago

Pumpkin does not belong in desserts

Women love more deeply than men but are more disloyal (not sexually)

The only way to remain stylish when older is to remain thin. The only way to remain thin when older is to starve.

Smoking cigarettes is not as bad for society as alcohol. Alcohol should be far more taboo than cigarette smoking

Martha Stewart encouraged neuroticism and type A personalities to flourish among women whose career ambitions where never fully realized. Hence the need for perfection in homemaking.

by Anonymousreply 58418 hours ago

Nicotine is not a mind altering drug, so it is odd that people are so uptight about smoking (it's not like smoking is allowed indoors anywhere anymore) but alcohol, which can make people CRAZY, doesn't have much of a stigma to it.

by Anonymousreply 58518 hours ago

R585 It's the second hand smoke.

by Anonymousreply 58618 hours ago

But smoking isn't allowed anywhere anymore, and people still go batshit over it r586. Who cares if someone is smoking at the edge of a parking lot, 100 feet away from anyone else?

by Anonymousreply 58718 hours ago

The second hand smoke what R586? And don't try to tell me how dangerous second hand smoke is cause I don't care what a bunch of hypochondriacs think. That's not to say that smoking is healthy for the smoker but the affects on others is minimal, if not incredibly annoying.

by Anonymousreply 58818 hours ago

American white women are generally the most two-timing people you will ever meet. There are exceptions of course. But this has been my experience time and time again. Don't trust their smiles!

by Anonymousreply 58918 hours ago

I've always been skeptical about secondhand smoke. All I know is that if secondhand smoker were so deadly, 2/3rds of the people from my grandparents' generation would've died from it.

by Anonymousreply 59018 hours ago

[quote]alcohol, which can make people CRAZY, doesn't have much of a stigma to it.

Sitting next to someone while they're drinking doesn't give me a headache or cause my throat to burn. Can't say that about sitting next to a cigarette smoker.

by Anonymousreply 59118 hours ago

When was the last time you sat next to a cigarette smoker? That hasn't happened to me in YEARS.

by Anonymousreply 59218 hours ago

I know we're required by the unspoken laws of DL to hate Republicans but I still want the rest of [italic]Silver Spoons[/italic] on DVD.

by Anonymousreply 59317 hours ago

^^Why would you want to watch a childrens' show from 40 years ago?

by Anonymousreply 59417 hours ago

There’s considerable evidence of electoral fraud and I don’t care because I want Biden.

by Anonymousreply 59513 hours ago

[quote]I’d really love to find a beautiful man to share my life with. Unfortunately I don’t think that will happen, because sex and love go together for most people. I feel like a misfit.

Actually, the most beautiful men I have ever met are really shitty in bed. Like dead fish. They never had to work at it to get attention. So if you are into really beautiful men, you may just get your wish.

by Anonymousreply 59611 hours ago

[quote]There’s considerable evidence of electoral fraud

Sure Jan, you want to give us a link to that CONSIDERABLE EVIDENCE you are so sure of? Funny, because in over 30 cases filed by Trump, the courts have not been presented with any of the evidence either. You must have some magical powers to see considerable evidence that no one else can see.

by Anonymousreply 59711 hours ago

"Artist" is a word that has lost all meaning, because it is used to describe people who are anything but.

Actors and actresses are not "artists."

Creativity is dying in America. We do not need another musical based upon 10 or 15 year old movies about teenage girls or closeted gay kids in Iowa.

Reparations is a nonsensical issue.

Liberals can be just as intolerant as conservatives.

Don't expect too much from a Biden presidency. That racist, sexist, irresponsible imbecile is a symptom not the cause of the problems facing America.

"Privilege" is becoming an overused term..

MSNBC can be just as bad as Fox.

GoFundMe pages are forms of begging.

Nobody cares what celebrities have to say, nor do they care what I have to say.

Tweeting your sympathies or posting them on your social media accounts are not the same as traditional methods of expressing sorrow to someone who has suffered a loss like even a simple phone call.

Just because a celebrity goes through something doesn't make me feel that it is now okay to talk about it.

by Anonymousreply 59810 hours ago

[quote]We do not need another musical based upon 10 or 15 year old movies about closeted gay kids in Iowa.

What musical? What movie, for that matter?

by Anonymousreply 59910 hours ago
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