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Cuchulainn
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Re: What is democracy?

September 27th, 2019, 7:06 pm

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ISayMoo
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Re: What is democracy?

September 28th, 2019, 12:01 am

Hitler was a small fritz compared to our govs messing in Middle East.
No.
 
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ISayMoo
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Re: What is democracy?

September 28th, 2019, 12:07 am


Power of the people. America is democratic because they once elected Donald Trump. Germany is not democratic because they always elect Angela Merkel in various incarnations. Italy is democratic and France is not.
By that logic, Germany is even more democratic than America, because the elected Adolf Hitler.
Germany WAS democratic, because they elected Adolf Hitler. After the war Germany is not democratic any more, because they would elect Adolf Hitler if they were democratic.
That's a nice round bit of circular logic you've constructed here.
 
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Gamal
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Re: What is democracy?

September 28th, 2019, 7:48 am

There's a difference between us. I know Germany and Germans, you only read newspapers. Didn't your mom tell ya newspapers lie? Mr Cuchulainn still doesn't know it.
 
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Re: What is democracy?

September 28th, 2019, 7:08 pm

There's a difference between us.
Good to know; one Gamal on Wilmott is enough.

Congratulations on 'knowing' Germany.
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ISayMoo
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Re: What is democracy?

September 28th, 2019, 7:25 pm

There's a difference between us. I know Germany and Germans, you only read newspapers. Didn't your mom tell ya newspapers lie? Mr Cuchulainn still doesn't know it.
I also know Germany and Germans.
 
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Re: What is democracy?

September 28th, 2019, 10:48 pm

ISayMoo subscribes to the Polish magazine "Get to Know the German".
 
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ISayMoo
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Re: What is democracy?

September 28th, 2019, 11:01 pm

That's a very nitsche joke.
 
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Gamal
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Re: What is democracy?

September 29th, 2019, 6:44 am

Congratulations on 'knowing' Germany.
No problem, 30 years in Germany will do. It helps a lot when your hair and eyes are dark and your name is foreign, otherwise they could take you for a compatriot.
 
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ISayMoo
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Re: What is democracy?

September 29th, 2019, 7:11 am

You sound very bitter about it.
 
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Gamal
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Re: What is democracy?

September 29th, 2019, 7:26 am

Realistic.
 
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ISayMoo
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Re: What is democracy?

September 29th, 2019, 11:41 am

Let's not argue about semantics ;-)
 
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Re: What is democracy?

September 30th, 2019, 5:23 am

The left does have a love hate relationship with the police. Mostly hate. But if someone uses an offensive word they will go cry-babying to @metpolice. 

Unbounded adjective The hypocrisy of the left 
 
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Gamal
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Re: What is democracy?

September 30th, 2019, 7:00 am

Is there any left left in Europe? Except Spain, they are different.
 
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Re: What is democracy?

September 30th, 2019, 10:25 am

Is there any left left in Europe? Except Spain, they are different.
Some parts of north inner city Dublin. And Derry.

The others are 'a la carte Leftists' aka champagne socialist.
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