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Re: “Trump Über Alles

Trump derangement syndrome is in full force with the Flyer and its petty liberal readers

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Posted by Clyde on 06/15/2017 at 12:59 PM

Re: “Trump Über Alles

Jill-
...and yet you managed to avoid all of the articles found both in the Flyer's hardcopy and online editions that provide a lot of the local coverage you desire in order to read and comment on an editorial piece about a news topic in which you claim to have no interest. Now remind us, who is at fault?

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Posted by barf on 06/15/2017 at 12:28 PM

Re: “On the Moon

Check out personalaccountability proving the point made by the author.

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Posted by nobody on 06/15/2017 at 10:57 AM

Re: “On the Moon

@PA

Sounds like Mr. Hypothetical suffers from a bad case of unearned pride. Accepting reality for what it is without complaining requires humility.

Humility, you may recall, is a classic traditional virtue. Pride, you may also recall, is a traditional vice. Covetousness, also, is a traditional christian sin, specifically mentioned in the Ten Commandments.

The fact that we have a population that is both proud of their mediocrity, and covetous of those who are actually less well off than themselves. Even worse, they actually have contempt for the humble.

What made america great was a culture that rooted for underdogs and always wanted to help the little guy win. Then sometime around the "Me" generation it started to be socially acceptable to have contempt for "losers."

You don't get to feel morally righteous while grinding those who serve you and make your life pleasant into poverty.

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Posted by FUNKbrs on 06/15/2017 at 10:56 AM

Re: “On the Moon

Imagine being a citizen who wakes up and goes to work every day, pays his taxes, obeys the law, treats law enforcement with courtesy and respect, saves his money for his true needs and not his petty desires, only procreates the number of children that he or she can afford to feed, clothe, and is willing to properly rear and care for, and tries to treat others as he or she wishes to be treated, and teaches the aforementioned children to do the same.

Now imagine the above person being told he or she is responsible for the last two hundred years of pain and suffering of a different race, that his or her moral beliefs are all wrong and outdated, that he or she should be willing to pay far more in taxes to take care of others who fail to do the above, and if he or she so much as utters a thought that is critical of any mainstream victim du jour, he or she is branded a far right, simple minded homophobic racist hypocrite that is a danger to society.

Result? A megalomaniac TV reality star gets elected president.

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Posted by PersonalAccountability on 06/15/2017 at 10:25 AM

Re: “Trump Über Alles

Sorry that the coverage of the implosion of our democracy is inconveniencing you and giving you a sad.

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Posted by B on 06/15/2017 at 9:07 AM

Re: “Trump Über Alles

Is it just me? I am so over all the Trump news. You can't turn on your tv, internet, or radio without hearing about him. You are a local paper so why not handle local stuff? I actually don't remember the name of the local paper here, it's been so long since I read it. Can you cover local stories? I was out on Watkins yesterday between frayser blvd and Thomas. There are still hundreds of trees down out there and a few wires. I'm sure there are still people without power. Or how about, why is the rest stop at exit one coming from Mississippi been closed for six years, and how much is it costing the tax payers as they build this mansion? Get back to being all about Memphis, tells us where to eat, drink and be merry. If you feel you must do a political story, then make it a local one, one we don't hear about 24-7.

Thank you
Jill

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Posted by Jill Manchester-hardgrave on 06/15/2017 at 7:51 AM

Re: “When Penguin & Mr. Freeze Came to Memphis: RIP Adam West

I remember watching Batman back when I was knee high to a grasshopper back in the mid-60s. It was on channel 13.

Posted by LoveBC on 06/14/2017 at 10:33 AM

Re: “Fake News Uses You

It's better than slander. It's better than lies.

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Posted by Bric-a-Brac on 06/13/2017 at 3:26 AM

Re: “On the Moon

Why do mice dream about cats?

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Posted by CL Mullins on 06/12/2017 at 9:39 AM

Re: “On the Moon

This author needs to enter psychotherapy to discuss his white fixation

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Posted by apok on 06/12/2017 at 9:10 AM

Re: “Fake News Uses You

Rather than just sitting around defining themselves as simply being not Trump, now, not next year is the time to push a simple, well defined agenda namely National Health, while the Republicans attempt to keep their coifs in check as their leader sets off a steady stream of flatulent tornadoes.
And should the Dems summon up enough gonadal gumption to admit their sordid affair with the Clintons, then maybe they can meet a nice girl to spawn a new era.

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Posted by CL Mullins on 06/10/2017 at 3:27 PM

Re: “Fake News Uses You

To those of you who support Donald Trump and his actions. Obviously you are too apart of the problem. This man is the worst thing that ever happened to America. His days are numbered as President and his administration is going to fall like domino's one behind the other. They all are corrupt politicians, fraud people and crooks. Nothing they're doing is for the best interest of America. There's nothing fake about the news that is reported what Trump is trying to do is manipulate people and undermind our flawed Justice system. I say Flawed simply because Donald Trump is a criminal and they all are aware of his fraudulent schemes, but they keep letting him off the hook.

A normal USA citizen would have been arrested and charged with multiple criminal offenses after several filed complaints. And they let this peace of shit become a candidate for president of USA Inspite of all the infractions and crimes committed. Ijs writing was on the wall... #TrumpFailedAdministration

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Posted by Robert L Jamison on 06/10/2017 at 11:27 AM

Re: “Fake News Uses You

Bruce, unlike you, I don't know where this is going. I remember you telling us over and over Trump wouldn't get the votes for the nomination, then you told us he wouldn't get nominated at the convention, then we were told he would be sacked before the general election now we know it's "base camp for impeachment proceedings."

The most revealing thing I got from Director Comey's testimoney was about the obstruction from Attorney General Lynch in the Hillary server "matter." Could this balloon into more than anyone has foreseen?

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Posted by Seasoned on 06/10/2017 at 10:22 AM

Re: “Fake News Uses You

Might as well go for soda.
Nobody drowns and nobody dies.

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Posted by Bric-a-Brac on 06/10/2017 at 2:09 AM

Re: “Fake News Uses You

Clyde,

I almost forgot: Relevant also appears to me running about yelling "http://tiny.cc/The-Russians-Are-Coming"

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Posted by Bric-a-Brac on 06/09/2017 at 12:03 PM

Re: “Fake News Uses You

No...Comeys testimony added nothing new to the landscape...the Left think he crucified Trump, the Right think he was completely vindicated...totally predictable. What I think is the biggest "take-away" from the whole thing, is his statement that the FBI is 100% certain that Russia interfered with our election process...and why 45 wants to treat that info as a "Democratic witch-hunt". If he is innocent as a babe in the woods of any wrong doing, and as POTUS, why wouldn't he want to have that unsettling possibility thoroughly investigated?

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Posted by mejjep on 06/09/2017 at 11:25 AM

Re: “Fake News Uses You

Clyde,

If by "relevant" you mean wandering the streets with batons and baseball bats looking for white people to beat up, then sure, they are. Evergreen State will forever be known as the "home base" of the New Democrat Party.

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Posted by Bric-a-Brac on 06/09/2017 at 10:39 AM

Re: “Heavy Weather: The Politics of Climate Change

The fellow whose car this is could really use some help. Insurance not covering it. https://www.gofundme.com/wills-wheels-were….

Posted by Glen Harmon on 06/09/2017 at 9:44 AM

Re: “Fake News Uses You

CL, 5 stars for that question and the answer is "they are".

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Posted by Clyde on 06/09/2017 at 8:07 AM

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