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Hayabusa Rider

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Darn it...and I thought I was reading well and broadly when I was 4. Guess it slipped by.....lol!
Lordy, not throwing stoned :)

It's occurred to me that if the Democrats are engaging in a coup then by a like reasoning, Trump is a traitor and subject to the ultimate penalty provided for by the Constitution and law. That would be something Trumpettes would not like.
 

zinfamous

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So apparently both Alexandria O Cortez and Ilhan Omar are proclaiming that the situation in Bolivia is a coup.

Regardless of the facts of an audit showing election fraud....

Regardless of the facts showing questionable time lapses in the results magically changing overnight....

Yet stupidity still reigns supreme. Can you get anymore partisan than this shit? Just because Bolivia was under the socialism party means everything was a coup. Yeah sorry, but folks need mental help if you stand by people at this peak level of stupidity.


Below is the quickest article I could find, so I have no idea if this is a left or right leaning site.


man, she's really crawled up your kiester, hasn't she?

Do you have an app that updates you every time AOC says something?
 
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cytg111

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Lordy, not throwing stoned :)

It's occurred to me that if the Democrats are engaging in a coup then by a like reasoning, Trump is a traitor and subject to the ultimate penalty provided for by the Constitution and law. That would be something Trumpettes would not like.
Winter is coming?
 

Hayabusa Rider

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man, she's really crawled up your kiester, hasn't she?

Do you have an app that updates you every time AOC says something?
Apparently some don't "word" properly, that is to say understanding what a word means and its proper usage.

Naturally, there was a coup in the correct sense of the word. Once we know commonplace words and their correct application then we proceed to the next basic thought process of justification. The word coup seems to be something people are still struggling with.
 

KMFJD

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Also interesting to see that Mexico sent a plane to pick up Morales and they had some trouble doing so, they where denied flying/refueling rights in Chile,Argentina, Brazil and Peru (who eventually relented and allowed them to fly through Peru)
 
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Apparently some don't "word" properly, that is to say understanding what a word means and its proper usage.

Naturally, there was a coup in the correct sense of the word. Once we know commonplace words and their correct application then we proceed to the next basic thought process of justification. The word coup seems to be something people are still struggling with.
Call it a coup if it makes you feel better - I honestly do not care at this point if that is the odd-argument you guys are clinging to. The criticism is incompetent morons in congress that apparently believe that this was somehow a fair election. You guys do understand that right?

As plenty of people here say "Coups aren't necessarily a bad thing".... That's precisely what AoC and Omar are saying. Derp. These are the same dumb broads that stood beside Venezuela and Maduro for fucks sake. Please for the love of god just understand how incompetently stupid these dumb women are. I feel like they need to be air-dropped with nothing in these countries to see what life is actually like.


Even the fucking NYT doesn't necessarily agree with you that this is a coup in the broad sense of the word. Damn near every "coup" that most people commonly refer to it as isn't an uprising - it's an organized revolt against the current government... NOT enforcing the government that was already there.

The people and the military do not want to appoint a dictator. They don't want to change the constitution or change the government or change the structure of the government or change the election structure. They want the current administration to step down based on proven corruption and for there to be a properly elected new administration based on what the people actually voted for.



I mean just riddle me this - Devil's Advocate here - if next year Trump committed pure election fraud and was caught does he get an "oopsies! My bad! Let's have a re-do?" How do you think that would work out here in the US?
 

brycejones

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Call it a coup if it makes you feel better - I honestly do not care at this point if that is the odd-argument you guys are clinging to. The criticism is incompetent morons in congress that apparently believe that this was somehow a fair election. You guys do understand that right?

As plenty of people here say "Coups aren't necessarily a bad thing".... That's precisely what AoC and Omar are saying. Derp. These are the same dumb broads that stood beside Venezuela and Madura for fucks sake. Please for the love of god just understand how incompetently stupid this dumb women are. I feel like they need to be air-dropped with nothing in these countries to see what life is actually like.


Even the fucking NYT doesn't necessarily agree with you that this is a coup in the broad sense of the word. Damn near every "coup" that most people commonly refer to it as isn't an uprising - it's an organized revolt against the current government... NOT enforcing the government that was already there.

The people and the military do not want to appoint a dictator. They don't want to change the constitution or change the government or change the structure of the government or change the election structure. They want the current administration to step down based on proven corruption and for there to be a properly elected new administration based on what the people actually voted for.



I mean just riddle me this - Devil's Advocate here - if next year Trump committed pure election fraud and was caught does he get an "oopsies! My bad! Let's have a re-do?" How do you think that would work out here in the US?
Someday maybe you will figure out there is a forest.
 

fskimospy

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Call it a coup if it makes you feel better - I honestly do not care at this point if that is the odd-argument you guys are clinging to. The criticism is incompetent morons in congress that apparently believe that this was somehow a fair election. You guys do understand that right?

As plenty of people here say "Coups aren't necessarily a bad thing".... That's precisely what AoC and Omar are saying. Derp. These are the same dumb broads that stood beside Venezuela and Maduro for fucks sake. Please for the love of god just understand how incompetently stupid these dumb women are. I feel like they need to be air-dropped with nothing in these countries to see what life is actually like.


Even the fucking NYT doesn't necessarily agree with you that this is a coup in the broad sense of the word. Damn near every "coup" that most people commonly refer to it as isn't an uprising - it's an organized revolt against the current government... NOT enforcing the government that was already there.

The people and the military do not want to appoint a dictator. They don't want to change the constitution or change the government or change the structure of the government or change the election structure. They want the current administration to step down based on proven corruption and for there to be a properly elected new administration based on what the people actually voted for.



I mean just riddle me this - Devil's Advocate here - if next year Trump committed pure election fraud and was caught does he get an "oopsies! My bad! Let's have a re-do?" How do you think that would work out here in the US?
You claimed Elizabeth Warren is stupid as well so your evaluations of people’s intelligence don’t have a lot of credibility.
 

Hayabusa Rider

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Call it a coup if it makes you feel better - I honestly do not care at this point if that is the odd-argument you guys are clinging to. The criticism is incompetent morons in congress that apparently believe that this was somehow a fair election. You guys do understand that right?

As plenty of people here say "Coups aren't necessarily a bad thing".... That's precisely what AoC and Omar are saying. Derp. These are the same dumb broads that stood beside Venezuela and Maduro for fucks sake. Please for the love of god just understand how incompetently stupid these dumb women are. I feel like they need to be air-dropped with nothing in these countries to see what life is actually like.


Even the fucking NYT doesn't necessarily agree with you that this is a coup in the broad sense of the word. Damn near every "coup" that most people commonly refer to it as isn't an uprising - it's an organized revolt against the current government... NOT enforcing the government that was already there.

The people and the military do not want to appoint a dictator. They don't want to change the constitution or change the government or change the structure of the government or change the election structure. They want the current administration to step down based on proven corruption and for there to be a properly elected new administration based on what the people actually voted for.



I mean just riddle me this - Devil's Advocate here - if next year Trump committed pure election fraud and was caught does he get an "oopsies! My bad! Let's have a re-do?" How do you think that would work out here in the US?

I think his supporters would be all over that for his third, fourth and fifth terms if he lives that long and then pass the Office to Jr.

Would there be a coup if that were to happen? I certainly hope so. What you never bothered to ask was the intelligent question instead of zooming in on the choice of words on the part of AOC, and that is if the coup was justified and if the results would likely lead to a better, worse or indifferent result?

BTW, where's the nearest coup happening right now?
 

thilanliyan

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I think I'll wait for more info on this one. Some outlets are saying the public made it clear they didn't want him to extend his term limit, but did so anyway by going to courts. Then the election took place, but results were "frozen" for 24 hrs, after which he came out with the 10%+ margin to get back into power. The outrage from that caused the military to intervene and ask him to go.

I'm really not sure what's the truth here.

Having said that, the "interim" president does not sound like the type of person that should be in power.
 

IronWing

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Call it a coup if it makes you feel better - I honestly do not care at this point if that is the odd-argument you guys are clinging to. The criticism is incompetent morons in congress that apparently believe that this was somehow a fair election. You guys do understand that right?

As plenty of people here say "Coups aren't necessarily a bad thing".... That's precisely what AoC and Omar are saying. Derp. These are the same dumb broads that stood beside Venezuela and Maduro for fucks sake. Please for the love of god just understand how incompetently stupid these dumb women are. I feel like they need to be air-dropped with nothing in these countries to see what life is actually like.


Even the fucking NYT doesn't necessarily agree with you that this is a coup in the broad sense of the word. Damn near every "coup" that most people commonly refer to it as isn't an uprising - it's an organized revolt against the current government... NOT enforcing the government that was already there.

The people and the military do not want to appoint a dictator. They don't want to change the constitution or change the government or change the structure of the government or change the election structure. They want the current administration to step down based on proven corruption and for there to be a properly elected new administration based on what the people actually voted for.



I mean just riddle me this - Devil's Advocate here - if next year Trump committed pure election fraud and was caught does he get an "oopsies! My bad! Let's have a re-do?" How do you think that would work out here in the US?
Could you edit your post? I've having trouble following your point through the blizzard of misogynist raving.
 

Ichinisan

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I think you and I have different values for "contradiction".

Your argument : Threat of violence != violence -> non actualized threat of violence -> peaceful.

I get it, its the same reason Trump is innocent in the Ukraine ordeal. Right? He wanted to do it, tried to do it, fumbled the robbery, therefor not go to jail.

Right?

In other news, as your mom cant fly, she is probably a stone.

(edit : before anyone have a seizure over the line above and hits "report", look it up, it has foundation in history of deduction).
Try again:

"What would AoC suggest to rectify that situation?"

How could the coup possibly be enacted without the support of the military that would otherwise be used to put down the uprising?

I see that being much more grisly than what happened.
 

TheVrolok

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Point to one poster in this thread how is "supporting Bolivia's administration". We're just correcting you calling other people dumb for using the correct definition of what a coup is. Maduro needs to go, but if the military told him to resign and he did then it would be a coup as well.
This is just an example of people "thinking with their feels." He has a particular emotional association with "coup" that is incongruent with his feels on this particular coup. Therefore he has a "feels expectation mismatch" and proceeds with rambling in a nonsensical fashion. It's honestly not complicated to understand these folks.
 
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OP is getting prepared for when the current President orders the Military to keep him in office.

We can bicker if what happened was right or wrong, we can bicker if it was some CIA plot, we can bicker if the last leader was good or bad, we can bicker about what reason AOC and the other tweet.
We can’t bicker that what happened was normal and not a coup.
 

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