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  • #333705
    @mriana
    Keymaster

    @sree

    US power and influence are obnoxious. It’s time we got rid of this offensive nationalistic traits.

    You delude yourself. The dotard is all about Nationalism, just like Hitler. China IS Communism, not socialistic and Russia has a dictator, up there with Stalin, Mussolini, and Hitler (he’s killed a lot of people) and bed buddies with the dotard. The dotard admires how Putin runs things, yet Russia has a failing economy still. Did you know the U.S. is the only advanced country on earth that doesn’t have socialized medicine. Of course, under the dotard’s dic[tator]ship, we’ve become a 3rd world country and hardly advanced.

    #333713
    @timb
    Participant

    The t rump has been an utter failure as our country’s head of state.

     AN UTTER FAILURE!!!

    #333719
    @lausten
    Keymaster

    In that case, I ought to run for President in 2024. — Sree

    There was a guy in MN, an artist, who ran for governor every cycle. I don’t know how he managed to get enough signatures, but he made a speech every year in the first round of voting at the state convention. It was kind of a mix of some left wing lunacy and the occasional good point about more funding for compassionate programs. I’ve thought about doing something like that. I think I would run as the Silly Party though.

    #333724
    @timb
    Participant

    Good idea.  Let’s all run against sree in 2024.  (Though I will still probably vote for Biden or Harris, whichever one is running for POTUS, then).

    #333742
    @sree
    Participant

    The Constitution was written to last for hundreds of years with the way it was written. It’s as modern now as it was then.

    The founding principles are morally sound and they make the Constitution eternally applicable. However, our way of life has changed. We no longer use the horse and buggy or move farm produce across the US in covered wagons drawn by oxen.

    Advances in science must bring improvement to the way we govern ourselves. Our approach to healthcare should be informed by advances in medical knowledge to keep us healthy rather than deal with self-inflicted diseases of a bad lifestyle. For example, you are a vegetarian. There are health benefits to eating this way. The entire nation should be encouraged to go vegetarian. This would do away with the cruel mass slaughter of farm animals. Isn’t this consistent with a humanistic way of life? The elimination of animal meat and fat from our diet could reduce the incidence of heart disease and cancers, major killers, and burdens on the economy.

    To govern well, we can’t have bozos in Congress. Amendment to the Constitution is necessary to keep idiots out. Democracy can no longer be a bunch of dumbasses sending their clown to Washington DC.

    #333745
    @timb
    Participant

    Sree, do you have MPD?

    #333751
    @sree
    Participant

    Sree, do you have MPD?

    MPD is a psychological condition for coping with a traumatic life situation.  Granted, life isn’t a cakewalk living among crazies in America these days. Your way of coping is to mire yourself with hate and dump on Donald Trump.  My way is to disassociate myself from the mess and look for better tomorrows. I believe in America. We have a fundamentally sound country and the best is yet to come.

    #333753
    @mriana
    Keymaster

    @sree what does a horse and buggy have to do with the Constitution? Absolutely nothing from what I can see. However, if you are going start that crap, let’s get rid of the 2nd Amendment, because we no longer live in the wilderness nor should we continue to be uncivilized attempting to kill each other. We also don’t need to be killing other animals either.

    #333757

    Your way of coping is to mire yourself with hate and dump on Donald Trump.  My way is to disassociate myself from the mess and look for better tomorrows.

    Hmmm, but you don’t have the sense to recognize all the hatred trump is dumping on America???

     

    TRUMP HATE MAP

    We’ve seen the proof since his campaign launch in June 2015.

    President-elect Donald Trump’s xenophobic rhetoric didn’t just push his fellow candidates to the right on immigration (in what has become known as the “Trump Effect”). It’s gone beyond the political world and injected itself into everyday life — and, in many instances across dozens of states, in a very violent ways.

    This map shows documented instances where President-elect Donald Trump, his supporters, or his staff have harassed or attacked Latinos, immigrants, Muslim-American, African-Americans, and other minority and marginalized groups.

    You can view individual incidents on the map by clicking directly on the Trump head “markers,” or you can click on the box-shaped symbol at the top left corner of the map to see a pull-down list of the incidents. … https :  //americasvoice – org/trumphatemap/

     

    Trump’s Timeline of Hate

    https : //www _ hrc _ org/resources/trumps-timeline-of-hate

     

    The Effect of President Trump’s Election on Hate Crimes

    https   ://papers _ ssrn _ com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3102652

    24 Pages Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Last revised: 31 Jan 2019

    Griffin Sims Edwards
    University of Alabama at Birmingham – Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics

    Stephen Rushin
    Loyola University Chicago School of Law
    Date Written: January 14, 2018

    Abstract
    This Essay empirically evaluates the relationship between Donald Trump’s rise to power and the recent increase in reported hate crimes. A number of critics predicted that President Trump’s divisive rhetoric during the presidential campaign and his subsequent election would embolden hate crime perpetrators, thereby contributing to more hate crimes. Media commentators have dubbed this the Trump Effect.

    We find compelling evidence to support the Trump Effect hypothesis. Using time series analysis, we show that Donald Trump’s election in November of 2016 was associated with a statistically significant surge in reported hate crimes across the United States, even when controlling for alternative explanations. Further, by using panel regression techniques, we show that counties that voted for President Trump by the widest margins in the presidential election also experienced the largest increases in reported hate crimes.

    Using the data from this study, we offer a novel theory that builds on the existing literature on the causes of hate crimes. We hypothesize that it was not just Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric throughout the political campaign that caused hate crimes to increase. Rather, we argue that it was Trump’s subsequent election as President of the United States that validated this rhetoric in the eyes of perpetrators and fueled the hate crime surge.

     

    Keywords: Hate Crime, Causes of Crime, Donald Trump

     

    Suggested Citation:

    Edwards, Griffin Sims and Rushin, Stephen, The Effect of President Trump’s Election on Hate Crimes (January 14, 2018). Available at SSRN: https :  //ssrn _com/abstract=3102652 or http :  //dx.doi _org/10.2139/ssrn.3102652

    #333756

    Your way of coping is to mire yourself with hate and dump on Donald Trump.  My way is to disassociate myself from the mess and look for better tomorrows.

    Hmmm, but you don’t have the sense to recognize all the hatred trump is dumping on America???

     

    TRUMP HATE MAP

    We’ve seen the proof since his campaign launch in June 2015.

    President-elect Donald Trump’s xenophobic rhetoric didn’t just push his fellow candidates to the right on immigration (in what has become known as the “Trump Effect”). It’s gone beyond the political world and injected itself into everyday life — and, in many instances across dozens of states, in a very violent ways.

    This map shows documented instances where President-elect Donald Trump, his supporters, or his staff have harassed or attacked Latinos, immigrants, Muslim-American, African-Americans, and other minority and marginalized groups.

    You can view individual incidents on the map by clicking directly on the Trump head “markers,” or you can click on the box-shaped symbol at the top left corner of the map to see a pull-down list of the incidents. … https://americasvoice.org/trumphatemap/

     

    Trump’s Timeline of Hate

    https://www.hrc.org/resources/trumps-timeline-of-hate

     

    The Effect of President Trump’s Election on Hate Crimes

    https   ://papers _ ssrn _ com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=3102652

    24 Pages Posted: 18 Jan 2018 Last revised: 31 Jan 2019

    Griffin Sims Edwards
    University of Alabama at Birmingham – Department of Marketing, Industrial Distribution & Economics

    Stephen Rushin
    Loyola University Chicago School of Law
    Date Written: January 14, 2018

    Abstract
    This Essay empirically evaluates the relationship between Donald Trump’s rise to power and the recent increase in reported hate crimes. A number of critics predicted that President Trump’s divisive rhetoric during the presidential campaign and his subsequent election would embolden hate crime perpetrators, thereby contributing to more hate crimes. Media commentators have dubbed this the Trump Effect.

    We find compelling evidence to support the Trump Effect hypothesis. Using time series analysis, we show that Donald Trump’s election in November of 2016 was associated with a statistically significant surge in reported hate crimes across the United States, even when controlling for alternative explanations. Further, by using panel regression techniques, we show that counties that voted for President Trump by the widest margins in the presidential election also experienced the largest increases in reported hate crimes.

    Using the data from this study, we offer a novel theory that builds on the existing literature on the causes of hate crimes. We hypothesize that it was not just Trump’s inflammatory rhetoric throughout the political campaign that caused hate crimes to increase. Rather, we argue that it was Trump’s subsequent election as President of the United States that validated this rhetoric in the eyes of perpetrators and fueled the hate crime surge.

     

    Keywords: Hate Crime, Causes of Crime, Donald Trump

     

    Suggested Citation:

    Edwards, Griffin Sims and Rushin, Stephen, The Effect of President Trump’s Election on Hate Crimes (January 14, 2018). Available at SSRN: https :  //ssrn _com/abstract=3102652 or http :  //dx.doi _org/10.2139/ssrn.3102652

    #333777
    @lausten
    Keymaster

    TRUMP HATE MAP

    Thanks for keeping track of these CC, I save them often.

    #333784
    @sree
    Participant

    Hmmm, but you don’t have the sense to recognize all the hatred trump is dumping on America???

    There are wackos all over the country of 340 million people, and your hate map puts the blame for all their actions on Donald Trump.  How would you like to be kicked in the butt by a wacko who blames you for deaths caused by the storms in Iowa?

    #333787
    @sree
    Participant

    @mriana

    However, if you are going start that crap, let’s get rid of the 2nd Amendment, because we no longer live in the wilderness nor should we continue to be uncivilized attempting to kill each other.

    The Second Amendment protects our right to bear arms. It does not give us the right to use guns to shoot people or even animals unless we have permission to hunt. The typical gun owner, protected by the Amendment, is a law-abiding citizen who must abide by rules on carrying, use, and storage of guns.  Criminal use of guns has nothing to do with the Second Amendment.

    #333791
    @mriana
    Keymaster

    @sree we don’t need guns, IMHO, and you were talking about bring the Constitution into the modern day (which isn’t needed doing). Also, the dotard has killed more than 200,000 people and that’s not counting the Latinos at the border.

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    #333794
    @widdershins
    Participant

    Are you thankful that you are living in a country that works?

    Coronavirus response. Isn’t this the job of State Governors? Even funds needed for the response had to be approved by Congress. How did Trump stand in the way of the coronavirus response in the US?

    This is just contrite nonsense.  What is “a country that works”?  Works in what way?  In this particular instance?  In every way?  That’s just a nonsense question.

    As for the other quote, problems in a particular state are the job of that state’s government.  Nationwide and, in this case, worldwide problems those are the job of the federal government.  The federal government has powers state governments do not.  Since this is, you know, an actual COUNTRY and not a conglomeration of smaller countries, there are no border checks when going from one state to another.  That means that ONLY a federal government response can handle a pandemic.  If 49 states do everything perfectly and just 1 does not then all 50 states are in trouble.

    And it very much IS unarguably the job of the president to “lead”, which he failed at miserably early on and still continues to fail at today.  And, by the way, he also WHINED about it unceasingly when states DID do the job you assigned to them because he couldn’t have his huge rallies because the mean governors were limiting crowd sizes.  AND let’s not forget that early on he clearly stated that ONLY HE had the power to decide how much states would and would not shut down and when they would fully reopen.

    It’s convenient to have those wings on those goalposts isn’t it?  That way you get to push all the blame off on the governors when it doesn’t go well, and you also get to push all the blame off on the governors when they’re doing exactly what you say their job is, but you don’t like how they’re doing it.  And I’m sure you’ve never, ever, anywhere given Trump any credit whatsoever for the federal government’s response because it’s the governor who were supposed to have a response, not the federal government.

    I can accept that you can really, actually know who and what Trump is and still support him.  But what I can’t accept is the lies you tell yourself.  You know he’s a liar, right?  And not just in an “all politicians lie” sort of way, it’s unprecedented.  And you know his own son took a meeting in Trump Tower for the explicit purpose of getting help from the Russian government with the 2016 election, right?  You know that’s indisputable fact?  And you know he tried to strong arm the Ukraine into helping him with this election, right?  I mean, that happened.  He REPEATEDLY seeks to get foreign governments to meddle in American elections.  You accept that’s true and you’re okay with that, right?  As I said, I can accept it if your opinion is at least based in reality.  But the reality is that Trump didn’t think it was the governor’s responsibility to handle a pandemic when he was criticizing Obama’s handling of Ebola.  There’s an old saying, “What’s fair for the goose is fair for the gander”.  You get to pick ONE position, not switch back and forth when it’s convenient.  Was Trump an idiot for chastising Obama’s handling of Ebola because that wasn’t even his job or was Trump an idiot for fumbling the pandemic response?  I’ll give you a hint: BOTH!  11 Americans got Ebola and most came back to America with it already.  There was no fumble because Obama did his damned job!

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