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Really surprised Georgia turned blue...

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Nov 6, 2020, 9:24 AM

really shocking to me.

Well, at least it's Biden and not Bernie, huh?

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Nov 6, 2020, 9:28 AM

When the republicans elect a game show TV host and failed businessman to lead their party, it’s honestly not that surprising.

Before all the “libtard” comments come from the intolerant right on here, I dislike Biden too and think it’s sad that these two are the best we can do as a country.

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Had to chose between those two for our President, agree

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Nov 6, 2020, 9:31 AM

that is extremely sad and disturbing.

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I think we can all agree.....those are the best two

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Nov 6, 2020, 10:26 AM

in a country of 330 million? It is sad.

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Country is going downhill and has been for a number of

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Nov 6, 2020, 10:59 AM

years (before Trump actually). Honestly? -- I believe it's a byproduct of the Internet and social media.

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And the PC culture I should add.***


Nov 6, 2020, 11:01 AM



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Calling Trump a gameshow host...


Nov 6, 2020, 11:45 AM

is like the folks outside our program that say Dabo is just a real estate/insurance salesman that never called a play in his life. He's just a cheerleader.

You may not like Trump but the guys knows business and cutting thru BS and he did a good job of that during his tenure. A lot of the problems were perpetuated by media and lies like racism were created sometime in the past 6-7 years and is full on exploiting the minds of the masses and Trump is an easy target to tie the hate to.

I'm fairly moderate. Socially conservative, mostly fiscally conservative but believe the vale of social programs. What I dont believe in is making them so readily available or beneficial that it becomes the new way of life. That hardcore nanny-state mindset is not good for the country and anyone educated enough should understand that. We need those program, I've benefited from some, friends have as well and I can see there resourcefulness. However, its not a good strategy to empower people.

Talking points like 'rich people aren't taxed', etc. is lame as its more than a headline bc of how the tax structure works and certainly so for job creators. Its 'easy money' so to speak for a candidate to preach this to ignorant minds of a different class in society.

I actually think Trump is good for the management of our country, its just that his decorum makes the masses cringe. At the same time, he's not a career politician and gets things done or at least makes the decisions to do something right or wrong. That's what a real leader does. Guys alike Biden lost their soul years ago as he's a career puppet controlled by the powers to be of his party....no original thoughts. The GOP establishment hated Trump bc he said 'Eff Off' and people loved it bc you dont see that at a such a high ranking position....we all clamored for it one way or the other and finally got and now its gone.....back to the same ole, same ole.

Just some thoughts from someone not completely controlled by the BS talking points of his party.

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Nov 6, 2020, 9:29 AM

At least the Republicans MAY keep the Senate. Retake the House in 2022 while holding the Senate and keep both in 2024 and hope that a Republican can take back the White House.

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Nov 6, 2020, 10:45 AM

That’s a great way to get NOTHING done.

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Nov 6, 2020, 9:30 AM

Yes and No. Metro Atlanta now has over 6 million people. I live in Atlanta and I was among very few who supported Trump. What surprised more were the suburbs of Atlanta that turned blue.

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Nov 6, 2020, 9:31 AM

Stacey Abrams was able to tip the state blue. I know for a fact of at least one person from SC who was able to get registered to vote in GA and voted blue. Don't know how widespread this was.

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You might be right about Abrams

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Nov 6, 2020, 9:38 AM


I know for a fact of at least one person from SC who was able to get registered to vote in GA and voted blue.



How do you know for a fact? Feel free to report them here:

https://sos.ga.gov/index.php/Elections/stop_voter_fraud

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you should get in touch with someone

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Nov 6, 2020, 10:50 AM

I detest people who break the law

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Nov 6, 2020, 9:32 AM

Joe was just Biden his time I guess

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Nov 6, 2020, 9:32 AM

lot of resentment towards the gubernatorial election, plenty of people thought Abrams won. Black turnout was the key here. if Mississippi and Alabama andLouisiana could turn out their Blacks in the same number, the entire south would turn blue.

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Nov 6, 2020, 9:59 AM

Yep because most blacks love being oppressed. That's why they keep voting democrat.

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Nov 6, 2020, 10:10 AM

I don't understand this narrative. Can you please explain?

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SC is actually to going blue than MS, AL, TN***


Nov 6, 2020, 10:36 AM



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I thought so too, especially here in Charleston, but


Nov 6, 2020, 10:43 AM

it was a red wave from top to bottom (and rather overwhelmingly) here in my district.

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There hasn't been a good presidential candidate since.......

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Nov 6, 2020, 9:35 AM

1984. Both parties are clueless and have terrible leadership. We need a better system.

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The system works great. We need better voters.

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Nov 6, 2020, 9:36 AM

That's the problem. Not the system.

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Nov 6, 2020, 9:41 AM

Disagree.

We have had very strong Candidates since 1992 (1980/1988 being the weakest - mostly fform the Dem side). You might not long them but everyone was a policy hound since. Maybe W was the "weakest" as a wonk but his strengths were elsewhere - which was fine.

I think that 2008 was the strongest overall, followed by 1996/2012. You might not like the candidates, abhor the policy directions but they were very sharp wonks on either side.

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This is something on which we can all probably agree***


Nov 6, 2020, 10:49 AM



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Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.


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Nov 6, 2020, 9:36 AM

Not really. Biden clearly has the onset of dementia and is losing it. He won't be POTUS for long before either he voluntarily steps down or the House deems him to be incapable of serving. That brings Kamala Harris into the presidency and vacates the VP. Second in line to the presidency is the Speaker of the House - one Nancy Pelosi. She isn't required to move in to that role, but could. Congress will appoint someone to fill the VP position if that happens. Just thank God that the GOP still has the Senate. It could be a very long 4 years, but I've been looking forward to voting for fellow Clemson alum Nikki Haley in 2024 for a while anyway!

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HAHAHAHAHAH!

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Nov 6, 2020, 9:57 AM

Hilarious

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If both Georgia senate races go to a run-off


Nov 6, 2020, 10:45 AM

republicans may not hold the senate if both lose as Harris would be the tie-breaking vote as VP in a 50/50 split.

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Nov 6, 2020, 9:58 AM

No surprise to me. The dems/media did a tremendous job of convincing people that Trump is a racist white nationalist. It’s false of course, but people were convinced.

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I think most were convinced on their own

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Nov 6, 2020, 10:04 AM

That he’s a divisive buttthole.

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Nov 6, 2020, 10:30 AM

Yeah he is. So?

You aren’t voting for one person, you’re voting for an agenda. You are either voting for the Dem agenda, the Rep agenda or a third party agenda.

I believe that if Trump was able to speak/act like Reagan he would have won in a landslide.

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Nov 6, 2020, 10:05 AM

Election is fixed, so Biden can win by mail in votes that are fake!!!!!

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In all fairness....


Nov 6, 2020, 10:29 AM

Trump did a lot to make himself look like an idiot too.

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Nov 6, 2020, 10:34 AM

Granted. He can’t help himself.

It doesn’t mean anything with regards to his agenda, though. You’re not voting for the person, you’re voting for the agenda.

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Nov 6, 2020, 11:43 AM

You're voting for the person and the agenda they support. Can't have one without the other. The quality of the leader should matter imo

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Nov 6, 2020, 1:31 PM

I agree. That’s why I didn’t vote for either of them.

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Nov 6, 2020, 11:21 AM

I was convinced of this fact long before he assumed the top office!

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Nov 6, 2020, 10:08 AM

I'll take a business man to run this country any day over a politician. It just so happened that the one we elected in 2016 was an obnoxious Long Island bloviator. Regardless of his personality, he got things done, stood up to China, like no other politician would have done. I could look past his outer shell to understand how much he accomplished. Unfortunately his outer shell id the only thing 52% of our population could see.

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I read a book called The Fifth Risk by the author of


Nov 6, 2020, 10:43 AM

Money Ball. There are a lot of things he did internally which was hair-raising.

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Nov 6, 2020, 10:34 AM

I live in Alpharetta. Trump was leading on election day. Do the math. Complete bs. They will have to do another recount.

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Blue coup d'etat


Nov 6, 2020, 11:25 AM

SMH

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Nov 6, 2020, 11:39 AM

The whole red/blue thing. Back in the day Republicans were Blue on the map and Dems were Red. I remember that sea of Blue for Ronnie Reagan and both Georgia and West Virginia sticking out like a red thumb for Carter back in 1980.

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The south was red by 1980


Nov 7, 2020, 10:02 AM

it was the 60s and before where it was blue

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Georgia is an embarrassment


Nov 6, 2020, 11:41 AM

The team and the state. Ossoff looks like a poor man’s Justin Trudeau. That shouldn’t even be close.

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Nov 7, 2020, 10:22 AM

an embarrassment to you perhaps. celebrated by others

its a beautiful thing

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