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Old 01-08-2018, 01:00 PM   #21
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Old 01-08-2018, 01:04 PM   #22
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That didn't stop Obama!!!!!

Sorry, couldn't resist.
Technically McCain wasn't born in the US either.
He's a Panama Baby.
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A lot just get older and older and angrier and angrier, all the while waiting for the world to bend to their whim, never, ever really being satisfied with any of the "victories" achieved at large and wondering why no one outside of whatever construct bubble they've placed themself [sic] (look, I did it!) in wants to mess with them.
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Old 01-08-2018, 01:08 PM   #23
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What we need is that certain amendment and Arnie running for the job
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Old 01-08-2018, 01:13 PM   #24
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Oprah would arguably just as anti-science as Trump, so why would anybody who enjoys progress even entertain this as an option?
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Old 01-08-2018, 01:18 PM   #25
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Personally, I'm hoping to see my man Camacho enter the race.

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Old 01-08-2018, 01:19 PM   #26
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If Terry stands for the same things Terry talks about, I could totally be in support of his candidacy.
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Old 01-08-2018, 01:21 PM   #27
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Looks like there'll be more participants and it'll be more exciting to watch the 2020 Primaries than the 2016 ones, I don't think anyone could've ever predicted that.
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Old 01-08-2018, 01:45 PM   #28
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While I'm sure she'd generally be very well intentioned and have the country's best interests at heart (unless she's been very expertly playing us all these years...), I wish we could stop with the celebrities thinking they should become involved in the goverment... (Was annoying enough a bunch of years ago when they all started publicly saying who they were "endorsing" like it mattered.)

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We should support her.

She interviewed the Turtles after all
Hm... if Trump could hire some of the clowns that have already come and gone, I see no reason she shouldn't give the Turtles cabinet positions. They're pretty much as real as the dropouts so far in the current presidency.
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Old 01-08-2018, 10:55 PM   #29
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She tweeted that she doesn't want to run.

I think I've heard her talk about it in the past - like 10 years ago. At the time, she didn't want to subject herself to the kind of intense public scrutiny that political candidates go through. Makes sense to me. She'd be up against it too, just from the sheer volume of TV she's done, a muckraker would have everything they need to spin her into any kind of monster they want.
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Old 01-09-2018, 12:26 AM   #30
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As some have said beforehand, I would like to know her political position on policies. In doing so by debating political pundits on all sides of the political spectrum, and her reasoning for them.

...It was a nice speech Oprah made, but ultimately vacuous as that day of no longer having a "MeToo" movement will never happen. As long as there is money and power, there will always be abusive power that slips under the public radar, especially when others keep quiet about it. I mean how many people are truly willing to risk retaliation to their career or social status in helping another, for these principles that they virtue signal about? Asking for that elusive day, is like requesting all of society to fall on the sword of virtue (in leading toward their own career/social demise), for the benefit of others/society, and in this growing era of narcissism, how likely does one think that's gonna happen?

Even after the Weinstein ordeal broke out, still very few in the industry will say anything on the record:
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At each banquette, as starlets of yesteryear gazed from their photographs on the walnut walls, he found himself in the same discussion. “All night long,” Mr. Klein said, “it seemed like there was only one topic: Harvey Weinstein. It’s all anyone wanted to talk about.”

On Thursday, The New York Times published an investigation that found at least eight settlements paid over several decades to women who said Mr. Weinstein, high-powered film producer, had sexually harassed them. It was the equivalent of a neutron bomb going off in Hollywood, which came to a virtual standstill as stars, agents, producers, studio executives and publicists discussed almost nothing else. Some people were disgusted by the accusations. Others, perhaps recalling being on the receiving end of Mr. Weinstein’s notorious temper, gleefully passed around a link to a pop-up website selling R.I.P. Harvey clothes. And that was before Mr. Weinstein was fired by his film company on Sunday.

But few in this spotlight-seeking town spoke publicly.

Welcome to Hollywood, where people love to wag self-righteous fingers — over the past year, awards shows have become a platform for industry bigwigs to rail against the Trump administration — but run for cover whenever the topic casts show business in an unflattering light.

From Thursday to Saturday, I called more than 40 entertainment industry players, and almost all refused to speak for the record. Some said it was because their companies (or publicists) needed to approve anything they would say, while others gave reasons that painted a picture of a community hobbled by fear, self-interest and hypocrisy. “Ladies of Hollywood,” Rose McGowan, one of the actresses who settled with Mr. Weinstein, wrote on Twitter on Friday, “your silence is deafening.”

A publicist for an A-list actress said there was no “upside” for her client to comment, especially since she did not have a movie to promote. One producer wanted to know who else was on the record so he would be “quoted in good company.” An agent said he was repulsed by the silence and quoted a Latin phrase meaning, “He who sits quietly gives consent.” Then he refused to talk.

Along with Ms. McGowan, some other famous voices took to Twitter, including Lena Dunham and Brie Larson. But they were the exceptions.

“It’s been extremely quiet — almost radio silence,” said Claudia Eller, editor of Variety. “Part of the reason is that Hollywood always protects its own. Going back through history. And there is still a lot of fear. Is Harvey really done?” In Hollywood, after all, there is no shortage of sequels.

Of course, almost no one gets ahead in Hollywood by being a boy scout. In this image-conscious land, where publicists sometimes seem to outnumber people to publicize, the rule is to avoid being linked with controversy by any means necessary, lest you risk having your brand being tarnished or any of your own untoward behavior exposed.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/08/b...hollywood.html
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Old 01-09-2018, 12:48 AM   #31
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I mean... isn't this exactly the sort of thing that will play well with voters in Peoria?
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Old 01-09-2018, 10:54 AM   #32
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Lol Trump becoming president really set a precedent. I know Reagan was an actor but he wasnt' a reality show star or anything like Trump is/was

Anyway, nothing should stop an actor or tv personality from running for office. For all we know, some of those people might actually know a lot about politics and become good political leaders. But if they want to get into politics they should start from the bottom, like running for mayor or something, before attempting to run for the big one.

Now on a lighter note:

The Rock
Kanye West (with Kim Kardashian as First Lady)
Oprah

...good luck, Americans, if true

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Sorry, couldn't resist.
Wasn't McCain born in Panama?
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So I've watched some of April O'Neil's "videos." They were OK, the lesbian massage ones were the best ones. I skimmed through some of the others, but eh.

I've seen better.
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Old 01-09-2018, 11:30 AM   #33
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Gayle King says that Oprah is intrigued by the idea, but she's not considering it.

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Old 01-09-2018, 11:58 AM   #34
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Kanye West (with Kim Kardashian as First Lady)
Bad enough with what we're currently stuck with. If that somehow became the case... well, the rest of you countries aren't true friends if you don't come liberate us from it. (Just try not to destroy anything important in the process, 'kay?)
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Old 01-09-2018, 03:03 PM   #35
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Bad enough with what we're currently stuck with. If that somehow became the case... well, the rest of you countries aren't true friends if you don't come liberate us from it. (Just try not to destroy anything important in the process, 'kay?)
But then we'd face the wrath of Kanye's fans(he has a ton of them) and of those teenage girls who love Kim K. I'd rather be on the receiving end of an atomic bomb tbh
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Old 01-09-2018, 03:41 PM   #36
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What nickname would Trump have for Oprah I wonder? You know how he likes those.

Along with Oprah Ive also heard elizabeth warren, joe biden, bernie sanders, chelsea clinton and mark cuban so it will be interesting to see what finally happens in 2020.
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Old 01-09-2018, 03:43 PM   #37
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Trump: "Yeah, I'd beat Oprah. It'd be a lot of fun."

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Old 01-09-2018, 03:52 PM   #38
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What nickname would Trump have for Oprah I wonder? You know how he likes those.

Along with Oprah Ive also heard elizabeth warren, joe biden, bernie sanders, chelsea clinton and mark cuban so it will be interesting to see what finally happens in 2020.
I think a Warren / Biden ticket could be very likely. Or, Biden / Warren.
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Old 01-09-2018, 04:36 PM   #39
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I think a Warren / Biden ticket could be very likely. Or, Biden / Warren.
Yeah probably the most likely out of those names I mentioned. On second thought who really knows nowadays.
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Old 01-09-2018, 05:18 PM   #40
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I want Jesse Ventura as President. Also I heard Ron Perlman is thinking about Running in 2020 he has talked about it a lot on twitter a few months after trump won
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