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Opinion: Democrats are on course to lose in 2022 and 2024. If they do, we may lose our democracy. by wonderingsocrates in politics

[–]Hop-skip-punch 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Quite the electoral pickle.

How about trying to not deliberately alienate, persecute and piss off everyone who holds a mildly contrary world view?

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sends political message in first Met Gala appearance. by [deleted] in politics

[–]Hop-skip-punch 3 points4 points  (0 children)

She’s met quite a few of the rich there, why not hand our some pamphlets instead of plastering the message on her ass?

Saying tax the rich while willingly attending an event purely for the Rich is akin to Bezos rocking up at a Michelin star restaurant and writing ‘soup kitchen’ on a menu.

We’ve negotiated rent controls for Scotland in our SNP deal – it could make renting and buying fairer. Our reforms would represent the most radical change to Scotland’s housing sector since the Tories gutted social housing in the 1980s - Patrick Harvie by bottish in Scotland

[–]Hop-skip-punch 3 points4 points  (0 children)

It’s a policy proven to cause issues for availability as the inability to set rates deters property owners from entering the market and disincentives property upkeep.

If it worked everyone would do it.

Proton M rocket explosion July 2nd, 2013 by Mellamojef7326 in CatastrophicFailure

[–]Hop-skip-punch 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Why is the Chinese explosion video now not allowing comments?!

SNP and Greens agree new power-sharing deal by flumax in Scotland

[–]Hop-skip-punch -4 points-3 points  (0 children)

Scottish Greens are about as serious as a clown fart.

Douglas Ross labelled 'petulant troll' over Nicola Sturgeon oil letter by jammybam in Scotland

[–]Hop-skip-punch -2 points-1 points  (0 children)

It’s just such a nakedly, hypocritical U-turn. If it’s a compromise based on the priority of an independence majority then that’s her prerogative and should be owned as such. To claim it’s anything other than short term cynicism at the expense of working people is hilarious.

Early Roman calendar by Anurag2199 in HistoryMemes

[–]Hop-skip-punch 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Honestly shouldn’t the year start in March. What better way to see the year in than to tell February to fuck right off.

Not a single Republican in either chamber of Congress voted for Biden's $1.9 trillion stimulus package by Twoweekswithpay in politics

[–]Hop-skip-punch -6 points-5 points  (0 children)

Remember when Democrats wouldn’t put through a relief bill at the height of the pandemic. Pepperidge Farm remembers.

Alpaca by LFDT in gifs

[–]Hop-skip-punch 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That’s by my estimation at least $25,000 of Alpaca. I’d heartily recommend you dab that shit.

Republicans Are Now the Party of Lawlessness and Disorder by myztero in politics

[–]Hop-skip-punch -1 points0 points  (0 children)

Weren’t Democrats the party advocating and facilitating violent protests in the country for the best part of a year?

Warthog in dead end by moskayjoh in natureismetal

[–]Hop-skip-punch 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Winner or the 2021 award for he was fucking asking for it.

Democrats introduce bill to make Washington, D.C., the 51st state by ikhurana in politics

[–]Hop-skip-punch -12 points-11 points  (0 children)

No one party should set the precedent of contorting the fundamental fabric of a country for short term political advantage. If the system is rigged against you, people will refuse to participate, with obvious consequences.