[kj] Killing Joke in the Age of Trump
B. Oliver Sheppard
b.oliver.sheppard at gmail.com
Fri Jan 27 02:36:11 EST 2017
I'm with Alex - FUUUUCKKKK Donald Trump. The man said Obama was a fraud
president who faked his birth certificate. I live in Texas and I think he
sucks. He is off the charts bonkers.
On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 1:31 AM Rob Moss <rob.moss at gmx.com> wrote:
> I've been trying to look at it from an optimistic angle
> For years we have been bogged down by the political system wherever we may
> be. The system slows things down and we have seen men and women with great
> intention and integrity reduced to nothingness because they let the system
> slow it down or, even worse, joined it.
> I ask what Obama really achieved? Obama care, sure. Some say it's a
> success. Some say it's a disaster. But he achieved his goal.
> He also vowed the shit down Guantanamo He didn't.
> Sure he's cool and intelligent and he certainly didn't make the place less
> safe. But what is his legacy?? Not sure.
> And so to Trump
> A fat, racist, bald man in denial. I find him repulsive.
> We have him. For better for worse.
> So. WHAT IF?
> Maybe he could be the revolution politics needs. His attitude is
> revolutionary. Right down to his communication preference. Twitter. We are
> all sick of politics being what it is. We want change ( so said a band I
> know of). No one delivers.
> But Trump could be the one who shakes it all up and forces the world to do
> politics in a whole New way. Is he the Johnny Rotten of politics? Is he a
> revolutionary who will forever change the way our politicians do business?
> He is advocating buy American. That will stimulate the US economy. I'm
> sure. And if the IS does well, then the chances are the rest will too.
> Will he build the wall? I don't think so really.
> But will he challenge and change. Yes. I think he will.
> And I have to remain optimistic that the change will be for good. Maybe
> not now, maybe in 10,20 years. But let's hope he can be a force for
> positive change
> Or else we are fucked.
> > On 27 Jan 2017, at 01:25, Alexander Smith <vassifer at earthlink.net>
> > At the risk of possibly re-igniting the surreally hostile thread I
> participated in back in November (wherein certain member of our estimable
> collective got a bit combative on the subject of the election to the point
> where I actually left the fold for a bit), I’m wondering how everyone’s
> feeling only six days into the era of Trump as President.
> > My feelings haven’t changed. I still believe it was an incalculable
> > But what about you?
> > More relevant to this list … where are Messrs. Coleman, Walker, Glover
> and Ferguson? I know Youth has weighed in periodically on FB about Trump
> (he, unsurprisingly, does not appear to be a acolyte), but I’m positively
> gagging to hear what Jaz and BPF have to say about him.
> > Anyway, let’s hear your thoughts. I promise not to swan off like jilted
> prom queen. I’m just wondering what this largely Euro-centric (right?)
> group of folks have to say at this point.
> > The mood here in NYC, suffice to say, is not positive.
> > Cheers, you fuckers.
> > Alex in NYC.
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