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    Clearly, you havenít been paying attention. You...

    Clearly, you havenít been paying attention. You seem to think anything less than hyperventilating on command is support of Trump. Canít a reasonable person disagree with both his overwrought bluster...
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    All I ask of ex-presidents is that they shut up....

    All I ask of ex-presidents is that they shut up. Even Obama has pretty well managed that; although I sometimes wonder how many autobiographies one man needs to write.

    I do agree that Trump has...
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    Well, when you say that the best thing that could...

    Well, when you say that the best thing that could happen is that someone shoot him, canít I think both Trump and you are ridiculous? If I say Trumpís an embarrassment, but heís no Hitler, is that...
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    If you are locked into binary thinking,...

    If you are locked into binary thinking, everything must be a one or a zero. And the only enemies your enemies can possibly have must be friendly to you. Otherwise, they must be friends of your enemy....
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    Iím a believer in non-binary politics. I donít...

    Iím a believer in non-binary politics. I donít think there really is a team red or team blue. I think those are mental constructs fabricated by those with an interest in fanning the flames of rabid...
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    I think the Trump administration was a national...

    I think the Trump administration was a national embarrassment, but it takes a certain level of hysteria to treat it as a brush with fascism. It almost feels like the whole country has succumbed to a...
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    It would surprise me. We seem to have let our...

    It would surprise me. We seem to have let our more lurid violent fantasies overtake the reality in front of us.
  8. I think thereís room for that, outside the sphere...

    I think thereís room for that, outside the sphere of aggressive progressive green new deals and socialist Utopianism painlessly funded by a small tax on monocles and top hats.
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    I think it takes being a sore loser to new...

    I think it takes being a sore loser to new extremes. I think itís ridiculous. But I donít jawboning amounts to a coup attempt.
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    Or those things that buzz to tell you to come...

    Or those things that buzz to tell you to come fetch your food.
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    Part of our problem is that so many automatically...

    Part of our problem is that so many automatically label anything they disapprove of as ďa threat to our democracyĒ. Itís become a sort of reflexive twitch. I think the Republic is sturdier than that.
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    Murdering your opposition to preserve democracy?

    Murdering your opposition to preserve democracy?
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    I believe that in 2016 there were efforts to...

    I believe that in 2016 there were efforts to persuade electors to vote against their stateís results. Both by people wanting to stop Trump from taking office and Sanders supporters who felt Clinton...
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    Wasnít that a bit like discussing your need for a...

    Wasnít that a bit like discussing your need for a haircut with a barber?
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    By low skilled labor? Jobs requiring little by...

    By low skilled labor? Jobs requiring little by way of training or skill. Often found in retail, food service or Congress.
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    In addressing a skills gap, I think it perhaps...

    In addressing a skills gap, I think it perhaps more productive to talk about training than ¬ďeducation¬Ē, with all it¬ís baggage of politics, ideology and status anxiety. We should probably...
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    Iím sure Jackie enjoyed the performance.

    Iím sure Jackie enjoyed the performance.
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    I think one thing the pandemic has highlighted is...

    I think one thing the pandemic has highlighted is the bleak future for low skilled labor.
  19. Recounts and lawsuits are hardly new in US...

    Recounts and lawsuits are hardly new in US elections. Weíve moved from conspiracy theories about Diebold machines to conspiracy theories about Dominion machines in the space of four years. Somehow...
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    Oh, I think both parties have a proud history of...

    Oh, I think both parties have a proud history of ignoring history when it suits their purposes. And both do well enough at disregarding the beam in their own eye when the situation calls for it....
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    Yes, but only governments have pockets deep...

    Yes, but only governments have pockets deep enough to go beyond small scale experiments into permanent programs because only governments have the power to tax and redistribute income on the scale...
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    Redefining or creating terms to meet the needs of...

    Redefining or creating terms to meet the needs of the moment will probably take a new direction when the Democrats get a bit more power, although Georgia may determine the practical extent of their...
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    I suspect we will come out of this with a lot of...

    I suspect we will come out of this with a lot of non performing loans on the books, as well as a lot of back rent liability. And a few generations of new government debt to service.
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    Communal living? Not for me. I have lived in...

    Communal living? Not for me. I have lived in dorms and barracks, and didnít especially enjoy the experience. I didnít even like dealing with a condo ownersí association. From what Iíve seen of it, I...
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    She claimed she was set up.

    She claimed she was set up.
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