Will Oprah Run for President?

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Re: Will Oprah Run for President?

Post by Queequeg » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:29 pm

Coëmgenu wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:25 pm
Queequeg wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:18 pm
Grigoris wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:47 pm
Idiocracy: it seems fiction has become reality.
It can't be all bad.

Look, if we take this idiocracy to its extreme, we might be able to avert wars in the future by holding head of state pay per view cage matches. In which case, again, the Rock 2020!
Hillary would kick his ass. She is a very resourceful woman.

#CageMatchHillaryVSTrump the redo of the election.
No thanks. If the Clintons have any decency, they will not impose themselves on the country again and just retire to Chapaqua so I can limit my exposure to running into them at the Stone Barns farmer's market.
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Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

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Re: Will Oprah Run for President?

Post by Coëmgenu » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:30 pm

Queequeg wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:29 pm
Coëmgenu wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:25 pm
Queequeg wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:18 pm


It can't be all bad.

Look, if we take this idiocracy to its extreme, we might be able to avert wars in the future by holding head of state pay per view cage matches. In which case, again, the Rock 2020!
Hillary would kick his ass. She is a very resourceful woman.

#CageMatchHillaryVSTrump the redo of the election.
No thanks. If the Clintons have any decency, they will not impose themselves on the country again and just retire to Chapaqua so I can limit my exposure to running into them at the Stone Barns farmer's market.
Ummmm but she can beat Trump and the Rock in a cage match. Therefore she deserves to be president. Regardless of Clinton-ness or lack thereof.
如無為、如是難見、不動、不屈、不死、無漏、覆蔭、洲渚、濟渡、依止、擁護、不流轉、離熾焰、離燒然、流通、清涼、微妙、安隱、無病、無所有、涅槃。
Like this is the uncreated, like this is that which is difficult to realize, with no moving, no bending, no dying. Utterly lacking secretions and smothered in the dark, it is the island shore. Where there is ferrying, it is the crossing. It is dependency's ceasing, it is the end of circulating transmissions. It is the exhaustion of the flame, it is the ending of the burning. Flowing openly, pure and cool, with secret subtlety, and calm occultation, lacking ailment, lacking owning, nirvāṇa.
Asaṁskṛtadharmasūtra, Sermon on the Uncreated Phenomenon, T99.224b7, Saṁyuktāgama 890

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Re: Will Oprah Run for President?

Post by Queequeg » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:59 pm

Coëmgenu wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:30 pm
Queequeg wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:29 pm
Coëmgenu wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:25 pm
Hillary would kick his ass. She is a very resourceful woman.

#CageMatchHillaryVSTrump the redo of the election.
No thanks. If the Clintons have any decency, they will not impose themselves on the country again and just retire to Chapaqua so I can limit my exposure to running into them at the Stone Barns farmer's market.
Ummmm but she can beat Trump and the Rock in a cage match. Therefore she deserves to be president. Regardless of Clinton-ness or lack thereof.
You win. I tap out.
Those who, even with distracted minds,
Entered a stupa compound
And chanted but once, “Namo Buddhaya!”
Have certainly attained the path of the buddhas.

-Lotus Sutra, Expedient Means Chapter

There are beings with little dust in their eyes who are falling away because they do not hear the Dhamma. There will be those who will understand the Dhamma.
-Ayacana Sutta

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Re: Will Oprah Run for President?

Post by Coëmgenu » Thu Jan 11, 2018 10:48 pm

Queequeg wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:59 pm
Coëmgenu wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:30 pm
Queequeg wrote:
Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:29 pm


No thanks. If the Clintons have any decency, they will not impose themselves on the country again and just retire to Chapaqua so I can limit my exposure to running into them at the Stone Barns farmer's market.
Ummmm but she can beat Trump and the Rock in a cage match. Therefore she deserves to be president. Regardless of Clinton-ness or lack thereof.
You win. I tap out.
The next level was having you fight Hillary in a cage match.

Don't underestimate her. She knows krav maga. You can't prove she doesn't.
如無為、如是難見、不動、不屈、不死、無漏、覆蔭、洲渚、濟渡、依止、擁護、不流轉、離熾焰、離燒然、流通、清涼、微妙、安隱、無病、無所有、涅槃。
Like this is the uncreated, like this is that which is difficult to realize, with no moving, no bending, no dying. Utterly lacking secretions and smothered in the dark, it is the island shore. Where there is ferrying, it is the crossing. It is dependency's ceasing, it is the end of circulating transmissions. It is the exhaustion of the flame, it is the ending of the burning. Flowing openly, pure and cool, with secret subtlety, and calm occultation, lacking ailment, lacking owning, nirvāṇa.
Asaṁskṛtadharmasūtra, Sermon on the Uncreated Phenomenon, T99.224b7, Saṁyuktāgama 890

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Re: Will Oprah Run for President?

Post by PuerAzaelis » Fri Jan 12, 2018 2:35 am

I vote for Emma Watson.
Generally, enjoyment of speech is the gateway to poor [results]. So it becomes the foundation for generating all negative emotional states. Jampel Pawo, The Certainty of the Diamond Mind

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Re: Will Oprah Run for President?

Post by Grigoris » Fri Jan 12, 2018 10:24 am

If we are going to have entertainers running for the job, personally, I believe Ernest Borgnine should be president of the U$. I reckon he can do a better job as a rotting corpse in a grave, than Trump or Clinton could ever do.
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