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101  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: The Klartext Landfill for Absurd, Ignorant, and Deplorable Posts VI on: July 12, 2017, 05:15:05 pm
Classic Nasollah

Incompetence without malice is justifiable, especially under the circumstances of Trump.
102  Presidential Elections - Analysis and Discussion / Election What-ifs? / Trump/Clinton on: July 12, 2017, 04:52:25 pm
Long story short:


The year of 1992 would eventually be remembered as the year of upsets. First, incumbent President George H. W. Bush, who not so long ago enjoyed astronomical approvals due to his handling of the Gulf War, found himself losing ground due to poor economic performance and the rebelion of GOP's far-right wing, symbolized by former Nixon speechwriter and pundit Pat Buchanan giving Poppy a serious challenge in New Hampshire and several other early states. The second wild card turned out to be Texas businessman H. Ross Perot, who mounted the strongest independent bid for the Presidency since George Wallace in 1968, although his appeal wasn't contained to one particular region. Although, due to emergence of somebody else, his strength would diminish and he'd end up in mid-single digits, he certainly helped to aggravate the situation.

But the biggest shocker was New York billionaire Donald Trump capturing, against all expectations, the Democratic nomination, besting frontrunners such as Bob Kerrey, Al Gore and Tom Harkin. Seemingly an unlikely candidate to appeal to the disaffected, Trump embraced on an energetic, populist campaign, breaking from a Third Way economic philosophy, while retaining more "moderate" views on issues such as crime. At the Democratic National Convention in his home city of New York, Trump choose a surprising vice presidential pick.

Long story short again. Back in 1986 Arkansas Governor Bill Clinton decided against seeking reelection, entering the Senate race instead, left open by a retirement of Dale Bumpers, his goal being, no doubt, raising his national profile (Bumpers himself left for a longshot presidential bid in 1988). However a tragedy happened days after Clinton won the nomination, as white supremacist named Richard Snell fatally shot the Governor during a rally in rural Arkansas. Snell had been at-large for two years, being a prime suspect in racially-motivated a spree killing.

The Arkansas Democratic Party decided to replace deceased nominee with his wife, First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton. Usually it would be an odd match for Arkansas, with Clinton's reputation as a "radical feminist", but she easily prevailed due to sympathy votes. Taking office in January 1987 she quickly made her mark at the Capitol. Having been considered a shoo-in for reelection in 1992, she dropped out after being offered the second spot by Trump.

Trump/Clinton ticket went on to defeat Bush/Quayle, with Perot lingering as a spoiler. Curiously, Ross actually got one electoral vote from a Maine faithless elector. It's been estimated later Perot's sticking in the race denied Trump/Clinton a majority.



Businessman Donald J. Trump of New York/Senator Hillary R. Clinton of Arkansas (Democratic): 370 electoral votes, 48% of the PV
President George H. W. Bush of Texas/Vice President J. Danforth Quayle of Indiana (Republican): 167 electoral votes, 46%
Businessman H. Ross Perot of Texas/Retired Vice Admiral James B. Stockdale of California (Independent): 1 electoral vote, 5% of the PV
Others: 1% of the PV
103  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: The Kalwejt Foundation for the Promotion of Atlas Hilarity on: July 12, 2017, 04:00:05 pm
This forum is full of left-wing degenerates. I don't blame them.
104  Forum Community / Mock Parliment / Re: Mock Parliament Revival - Sign Ups (United Kingdom, 2012 GE) (Game Open!) on: July 12, 2017, 03:55:57 pm
Guys, I'm sorry but I'm unable to focus on this ATM. Would it be possible to re-join later as whomever is most needed to fill?
105  Forum Community / Forum Community Election Match-ups / Re: To what Ambassadorship would you appoint the previous poster to? on: July 12, 2017, 12:09:08 pm
Iran. He'd feel at home with the Ayatollahs.
106  Presidential Elections - Analysis and Discussion / Past Election What-ifs (US) / MOVED: Hillary's Moment - did we get it all wrong? on: July 12, 2017, 09:47:31 am
This topic has been moved to 2016 U.S. Presidential Election.

http://uselectionatlas.org/FORUM/index.php?topic=268475.0
107  About this Site / How To / Re: Reported post on: July 12, 2017, 08:15:52 am
Could I see what my 2 are?

Or better yet, learn to read or at least check previous posts.
108  General Politics / Individual Politics / Re: Christina Fernandez De Kirchner vs. Mauricio Macri on: July 11, 2017, 01:50:07 pm
Still Kirchner.
109  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: The Kalwejt Foundation for the Promotion of Atlas Hilarity on: July 11, 2017, 01:35:58 pm
all humans are inherently evil

No, all humans have a potential for evil and they also have a potential for good.

You've met humans, I assume?
110  General Politics / International General Discussion / Re: al-Baghdadi dead: Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on: July 11, 2017, 12:50:54 pm
Will there be a by-election?

More interestingly, will his successor be fiscally liberal or conservative?

Maybe ISIS is ready for more a liberal salafist?
111  Forum Community / Off-topic Board / Re: Opinion of human beings on: July 11, 2017, 11:07:08 am
Bad humans, possibly rapists.
112  General Politics / International General Discussion / Re: al-Baghdadi dead: Syrian Observatory for Human Rights on: July 11, 2017, 11:05:21 am
We've had such news before. I'll wait for something more concrete.
113  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: POST HERE IF YOU WANT TO BE CONSIDERED AS A MOD on: July 11, 2017, 08:30:10 am
Somehow I doubt I'll ever be considered for this position.

Smiley Smiley Smiley

Lamest reverse psychology application ever
114  General Politics / International General Discussion / Re: Should the United States intervene in Agrabah? on: July 11, 2017, 07:17:51 am
Prince Ali is OK, but I'm a bit concerned with that Blue Fellow's alleged links to Ergodan.
115  General Politics / U.S. General Discussion / Re: A mother in Montana faces a barrage of hate from neo-Nazis on: July 11, 2017, 06:19:11 am
After reading that article I just made the mistake of visiting dailystormer.com. I would advise against it if you want to retain your belief in humanity.

Too late.
116  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Would you rather live in Nebraska or New Jersey? on: July 11, 2017, 05:01:43 am
Don't get me wrong---- love Joisey, but if I had to pick somewhere close to NYC, I would probably venture a bit North along the Hudson River in New York State in a medium sized affordable town, where I could drive down before jumping on a train into the City....

Please don't trigger Him.
117  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: How do you take your coffee? on: July 10, 2017, 06:38:50 pm
Black and strong. I accept no profanation of my coffee. Tongue (usually two cups of black coffee a day).

I just realized I drink like 5/6 cups a day.
118  Presidential Elections - Analysis and Discussion / 2020 U.S. Presidential Election / Re: Pence getting ready for a run in 2020? on: July 10, 2017, 05:57:56 pm
I honestly wouldn't be surprised if there was a deal between Trump, Pence, Ryan, Priebus and possibly others.
119  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: AMA: Kalwejt (or Kaljew, according to Grumps) on: July 10, 2017, 05:30:27 pm
Opinion of the fact that when I see the words 'Keystone Phil' I think of Puxatani phil?

In my humble opinion that makes you one f**ked up dude Smiley
120  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: How old were your grandparents when you were born? on: July 10, 2017, 03:05:35 pm
Maternal:

Grandma: 57
Grandpa: Dead

Paternal:

Grandma: 54
Grandma: 52
121  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: AMA: Kalwejt (or Kaljew, according to Grumps) on: July 10, 2017, 12:54:29 pm

So you could post this.
122  About this Site / How To / Re: Reported post on: July 10, 2017, 12:40:31 pm
Where do you think should I have posted that thread?

It deals with first mention of Trump on Atlas, so I thought Forum Community. History is, well, a diffrent animal.
123  About this Site / How To / Re: Reported post on: July 10, 2017, 12:00:25 pm
I think I'm the one who reported this. Reports are not neccesairly made with intention to punish an user. We have a lot of reports simply asking to move thread and so on.

Naturally one can't see which posts were reported and it wouldn't matter anyway. You could delete a post in question but once reported, we can still "resolve".
124  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Today is my last day in the 20s on: July 10, 2017, 07:19:31 am
Oh f**k, not this again...
125  Forum Community / Forum Community / Re: Should the preceding poster be guillotined as enemy of the people? on: July 10, 2017, 07:15:42 am
I like him, but didn't Robespierre like Desmoulins?

Chop!
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