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@jimc91 wrote:
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  • Satisfaction rises among Republicans and independents, not among Democrats

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 Just now, my satisfaction rose because I got some Schadenfreude from those Democrats.

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schadenfreude 

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@NOTHAPPENING wrote:

My $1.52 there. 


Inflation!


Smiley Happy Yeppers.

 

 

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@Epster wrote:

@Olderscout66 wrote:

 

The sad fact is too many people in America watch Fox and therefore have no idea what Der Trumper has already done to destroy the Obama recovery and destabilize the World order.


I don't have TV and don't watch FOX, so can't be included in this statement.

 

I am aware of the changes, reversals and corrections that President Trump's administration has brought us, and am quite happy with the direction our nation is going. I also happen to be happy with my life.

 

I'd say my (life long) decision to NOT watch TV and to sort out my own feelings about current events has been instrumental in my ability to be happy with the here and now as I believe that thinking for oneself is the foundation of happiness.

 

My $1.52 there. 


Inflation!

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@angeleyes64  No, you missed mine. I am online. I do not need TV to hear the President's words. I read lots of stuff from both sides. These pieces often include video clips. That being said, hearing is not the only avenue to knowing, anyway. I follow the President on Twitter, for instance, so I get his unfiltered words direct from him. 

 

PS The President is well versed in propaganda as are both the GOP and the Dems. As are you, actually, and most everyone who posts on these boards.

 

The Oxford's definition: propaganda | ˌpräpəˈɡandə | noun 1 information, especially of a biased or misleading nature, used to promote or publicize a particular political cause or point of view: he was charged with distributing enemy propaganda. the dissemination of propaganda as a political strategy: the party's leaders believed that a long period of education and propaganda would be necessary.

 

PSS They don't call it the Boob Tube for nothing. No thank you.

 

 

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You missed my point.
My point was to Hear from The Donald his Own Words then it is not propaganda. You could then not call it lies, accept for the ones he is telling over and over.
From him I have been quite capable of learning who the Real Donald is, what he says, how he does things, all by him, not propaganda as you stated. I have unfortunately heard so many of his lies from his mouth, it has amazed me as a President.
So maybe you might be capable of watching once to hear the lyer speak for himself, so again it is not propaganda.
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@Tom5678  The art of the question. The poll @jimc91 referenced was not about approval of President Trump, but about the direction of the country. Different question, different answers. Polling is complicated, which is why we see the results being misrepresented as they so often are (thinking post election) and inaccurate (thinking pre-election).

 

@angeleyes64 LOL. Sounds like what you are saying is that you have no original thinking capability because all you know comes from TV. ... I've never been a TV watcher, even for the years I spent producing local TV. That does not equate to not knowing what is going on, though.

 

Odd that so many generations got along fine without television, isn't it? But back to this present day. I'm online right now, right? So I have access to a lot of information. I just choose not to get it from TV. As a former TV producer, and news reporter, I know all too well what goes into those shows. I choose not to fill my head with other people's thoughts. Should you so choose, I'm confident that you would be thrilled by what allowing oneself independent thought does for a life. It's beautiful. And it's feral, raw intelligence. Good, good stuff.

 

Television news and talk shows are, btw, lots of paid promotion, lots of propaganda, lots of opinion. The facts are usually found elsewhere. FWIW and all.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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So in other words you have no real clue as to what actually comes out of the The Donald's own lying mouth if your don't watch TV. Lies about the porno star out of his own mouth on Air Force One for starters??
You'd be surprised as to what you can learn just by listening to HIM and what he lies about almost daily ON TV.
He does it so much he changes a lie and doesn't know which lie he told last, it's amazing to watch a so called President to be so confused.
You really ought to try TV maybe just a day or 2 you'd most likely be surprised yourself at his daily lies.
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Jim, where in Russia do you post from? Funny post because just a couple of months ago a Wall Street Journal poll said that 52% of Americans thought the country was on the WRONG track. So keep on doing Putins work for him and propping up Trump who has a disapproval rating of 53%. Not to good!
https://www.politico.com/story/2018/03/21/poll-trump-approval-ratings-477759
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C ome on Scout. you are blaming Fox for what many Americans have  become?  why don't you understand that this country is a reflection of the government that we have ?
We can all blame Trump all we want, but Trump is us. is what we as Americans have become.

In another era, Americans would have fought what is happening today. Presently many not only approve but the ones that don't sit on their behind and do nothing
Sorry, stop blaming what is becoming obvious. We as Americans refuse to take action for what is happening and simply sit on our living rooms or come here and feel "horrified" sorry it doesn't cut it any more.  

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