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Forums - Politics Discussion - Democratic Party files lawsuit against Russia, the Trump campaign and WikiLeaks

Case will get thrown out. It’s dumb. Imagine one sports team suing another because they lost game.

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Russia went after both sides though... Remember the whole pissing on the bed incident? That a million page dossier?

Democrats defending their safe space?

NintendoPie said:
Faust said:

This is embarrassing. So they are basically suing because they couldn't get away with their scheme to get Hillary elected..

Their "scheme." Care to elaborate on what scheme, exactly?

Lol they just shot themselves in the foot.

Here I thought the DNC wouldn't sink any lower, just accept that Hillary lost because she was a shitty candidate.

Proud to be a Californian.

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Watch out another shitty candidate like Elizabeth Warren or Cory Booker get stomped again in 2020 and the blame fall on the Russians yet again.

Here's a tip for the Dems and other clueless activists and politicians in Europe, who have brought to life this extremely bizarre left-leaning McCarthism: not every political and societal upheaval or shift comes from the Russians. Surprise, surprise, these things do can and often do happen, on their own.






lawsuit lol

how american of them



deskpro2k3 said:
o_O.Q said:

well show me where democracy is in the constitution and no the founding fathers explicitly set up the constitution to ensure that mob rule could not become a thing

because they understood that the majority of the nation could become morons stupid enough to give their fundamental rights away for security

I just told you it has democratic ideals and techniques. It doesn't specifically say it, but I can explain how it works. again..

the point i'm making is that you're wrong... that's why there is, for example, an electoral college

Sore losers much?

o_O.Q said:
"in the Trump campaign to attack American democracy"

but america is a constitutional republic... what the fuck?

jumping the gun a little early socialists

From the Washingtonpost

"I often hear people argue that the United States is a republic, not a democracy. But that’s a false dichotomy. A common definition of “republic” is, to quote the American Heritage Dictionary, “A political order in which the supreme power lies in a body of citizens who are entitled to vote for officers and representatives responsible to them” — we are that. A common definition of “democracy” is, “Government by the people, exercised either directly or through elected representatives” — we are that, too.

The United States is not a direct democracy, in the sense of a country in which laws (and other government decisions) are made predominantly by majority vote. Some lawmaking is done this way, on the state and local levels, but it’s only a tiny fraction of all lawmaking. But we are a representative democracy, which is a form of democracy.

And indeed the American form of government has been called a “democracy” by leading American statesmen and legal commentators from the Framing on. It’s true that some Framing-era commentators made arguments that distinguished “democracy” and “republic”; see, for instance, The Federalist (No. 10), though even that first draws the distinction between “pure democracy” and a “republic,” only later just saying “democracy.” But even in that era, “representative democracy” was understood as a form of democracy, alongside “pure democracy”: John Adams used the term “representative democracy” in 1794; so did Noah Webster in 1785; so did St. George Tucker in his 1803 edition of Blackstone; so did Thomas Jefferson in 1815. Tucker’s Blackstone likewise uses “democracy” to describe a representative democracy, even when the qualifier “representative” is omitted."

Literally the people involved with writing the constitution called the US a representative Democracy.

Last edited by the-pi-guy - on 22 April 2018