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I see in this morning news that Germany is suffering from a beer bottle shortage, due to the heat wave. While here in the states we are thinking of higher things, We have two congressional opponents arguing over bigfoot erotica. State of Virgina is you are interested.
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nubimax wrote:

We have two congressional opponents arguing over bigfoot erotica.

Well, a beer bottle shortage is a very serious matter. But bigfoot erotica? Do you have a link where one could discover the importance of the matter?

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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-45009077
you might try here there are several others.

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Mud slinging at it's most demeaning level. What a load of crap....

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I don't know, based solely on headlines, Bigfoot erotica sounds more fun.
Haven't been able to find any on Pornhub, or Xhamster yet though

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@audiomick You should try to remember that between 80% and 90% of US citizens are totally ignorant of politics in the US and they will believe the first con man that comes along with a good song and dance routine and they will vote for him. After watching politics in this country for nearly 60 years I have come to the conclusion that US voters have 2 things in common that is faith and belief, Faith in who they voted for and believe what ever that person says no matter how many times he/she is proven wrong or just lied.
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nubimax wrote:

@audiomick You should try to remember that between 80% and 90% of US citizens are totally ignorant of politics in the US and they will believe the first con man that comes along with a good song and dance routine and they will vote for him. After watching politics in this country for nearly 60 years I have come to the conclusion that US voters have 2 things in common that is faith and belief, Faith in who they voted for and believe what ever that person says no matter how many times he/she is proven wrong or just lied.
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I'd be more inclined to say US politics has simply become a form of drama/spectacle entertainment, and people are voting for who'd be the most entertaining to watch.

Unfortunately, here in Australia, the politics isn't much better. Except here voting is compulsory, although it would be nice to have someone worth voting for

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@ Dinga: I knew that a lot of US citizens are politically fairly uneducated. That is also the case in other countries, see for instance the various right-wing populist parties in Europe. Somebody votes for them, although it is obvious that they are not worth the ink on the ballot paper. That you say it is 80 - 90 % is a little disturbing. I wouldn't have thought it was so high.

@ Jay: I still reckon compulsory voting is a good thing. At least everyone has to tick something. Even if it means there are people writing silly poems on the ballot paper, and people just voting for the same party they have always voted for, and their father, and his father.

I reckon if voting was compulsory here, then the AfD wouldn't have the success they are currently having. Not all of it, but I reckon about a third of their votes is due to "protest votes". If everyone had to go and vote, even if they just go on voting the same as ever, then the protest votes wouldn'r be as relevant.

For those who don't know: the Alternative for Deutschland is the right-wing populist party in Germany that has no viable political programme, but does have, in my opinion, a rather unfortunate logo...😀
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That's the "let's fuck Germany in the ass" symbol.

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AKA, the swastika v2. 0