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  • Trump's Juneteenth rally

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/histo...race-massacre/

    Trump has announced the first new rally he is going to hold will be on June 19th in Tulsa Oklahoma.

    For those unaware, June 19th is the date when the last slaves were freed at the end of the Civil War.

    For those unaware, Tulsa, Oklahoma, is the site of the worst racial violence in the USA where up to 300 African Americans were murdered in 1921 at the hands of white mobs.

    I've been assured that Trump is not racist. It is hard for me to come up with a simple explanation for why he would hold his first new rally one that date in that location which doesn't have an anti-black component. I would be curious to hear any explanations which paint this benignly and which don't amount to "Trump does stuff" or something along those lines.

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    Originally posted by DivineOb View Post
    https://www.washingtonpost.com/histo...race-massacre/

    Trump has announced the first new rally he is going to hold will be on June 19th in Tulsa Oklahoma.

    For those unaware, June 19th is the date when the last slaves were freed at the end of the Civil War.

    For those unaware, Tulsa, Oklahoma, is the site of the worst racial violence in the USA where up to 300 African Americans were murdered in 1921 at the hands of white mobs.

    I've been assured that Trump is not racist. It is hard for me to come up with a simple explanation for why he would hold his first new rally one that date in that location which doesn't have an anti-black component. I would be curious to hear any explanations which paint this benignly and which don't amount to "Trump does stuff" or something along those lines.
    Tulsa is also the birthplace of Route 66. Add another 6 to that and Trump is admitting he is the Antichrist.

    Now ... back to reality
    "You should just assume going forward that if I am ever wrong it is a typo" - Backup
    "
    Reality simply does not change based upon consensus or desire." - rogue

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    • #3
      A lot of people are taking for granted that the location of Tulsa was chosen specifically for that reason, but I haven't seen any evidence that actually indicates that.

      Nearly every city has had dark moments in its history. If he had held it in Topeka, Kansas, would this have been a secret shoutout to Westboro Baptist Church? If he had held it in Memphis, would it have been a celebration of MLK's assassination? This is a non-story in my view.
      "I am not angered that the Moral Majority boys campaign against abortion. I am angry when the same men who say, "Save OUR children" bellow "Build more and bigger bombers." That's right! Blast the children in other nations into eternity, or limbless misery as they lay crippled from "OUR" bombers! This does not jell." - Leonard Ravenhill

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      • #4
        Originally posted by KingsGambit View Post
        A lot of people are taking for granted that the location of Tulsa was chosen specifically for that reason, but I haven't seen any evidence that actually indicates that.
        I'm asking for alternate explanations. I'm all ears if you have a better idea.

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        • #5
          Originally posted by Ronson View Post
          Tulsa is also the birthplace of Route 66. Add another 6 to that and Trump is admitting he is the Antichrist.

          Now ... back to reality
          The number of the beast is 616.

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          • #6
            Originally posted by DivineOb View Post
            https://www.washingtonpost.com/histo...race-massacre/

            Trump has announced the first new rally he is going to hold will be on June 19th in Tulsa Oklahoma.

            For those unaware, June 19th is the date when the last slaves were freed at the end of the Civil War.

            For those unaware, Tulsa, Oklahoma, is the site of the worst racial violence in the USA where up to 300 African Americans were murdered in 1921 at the hands of white mobs.

            I've been assured that Trump is not racist. It is hard for me to come up with a simple explanation for why he would hold his first new rally one that date in that location which doesn't have an anti-black component. I would be curious to hear any explanations which paint this benignly and which don't amount to "Trump does stuff" or something along those lines.
            So you feel Trump is suddenly smart now, he knows this type of historical detail and is meticulously calculating his meetings to these dates because... he's smart.
            "What am I doing here?" -- Joe Biden 2021

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            • #7
              Originally posted by DivineOb View Post
              The number of the beast is 616.
              His area code?
              "You should just assume going forward that if I am ever wrong it is a typo" - Backup
              "
              Reality simply does not change based upon consensus or desire." - rogue

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              • #8
                Originally posted by seanD View Post
                So you feel Trump is suddenly smart now, he knows this type of historical detail and is meticulously calculating his meetings to these dates because... he's smart.
                Trump alternates between being an evil genius and a complete idiot. It depends on what works best for the latest conspiracy.

                Personally, I think he leans more toward the latter.
                "You should just assume going forward that if I am ever wrong it is a typo" - Backup
                "
                Reality simply does not change based upon consensus or desire." - rogue

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by seanD View Post
                  So you feel Trump is suddenly smart now, he knows this type of historical detail and is meticulously calculating his meetings to these dates because... he's smart.
                  Trump doesn't have to know the significance. He has advisers for that.

                  And Trump knows the significance of Juneteenth.

                  I'll mark you down as "no, I don't have a benign explanation."

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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by Ronson View Post
                    Trump alternates between being an evil genius and a complete idiot. It depends on what works best for the latest conspiracy.

                    Personally, I think he leans more toward the latter.
                    A lot of his success seems to be predicated on him being blessed by the nature of his opponents. In comparison they make Trump look like the voice of reason.

                    I'm always still in trouble again

                    "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                    "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
                    "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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                    • #11
                      Originally posted by DivineOb View Post
                      I'm asking for alternate explanations. I'm all ears if you have a better idea.
                      It's a fairly large city in an area where he has heavy support?
                      "I am not angered that the Moral Majority boys campaign against abortion. I am angry when the same men who say, "Save OUR children" bellow "Build more and bigger bombers." That's right! Blast the children in other nations into eternity, or limbless misery as they lay crippled from "OUR" bombers! This does not jell." - Leonard Ravenhill

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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by DivineOb View Post
                        The number of the beast is 616.
                        Depends on the translation. Some versions have 616 but most others have 666.

                        I'm always still in trouble again

                        "You're by far the worst poster on TWeb" and "TWeb's biggest liar" --starlight (the guy who says Stalin was a right-winger)
                        "Overall I would rate the withdrawal from Afghanistan as by far the best thing Biden's done" --Starlight
                        "Of course, human life begins at fertilization that’s not the argument." --Tassman

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                        • #13
                          Originally posted by rogue06 View Post
                          Depends on the translation. Some versions have 616 but most others have 666.
                          Never heard of 616 before. I need to learn more languages... besides this one.
                          "You should just assume going forward that if I am ever wrong it is a typo" - Backup
                          "
                          Reality simply does not change based upon consensus or desire." - rogue

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                          • #14
                            Originally posted by KingsGambit View Post
                            It's a fairly large city in an area where he has heavy support?
                            So, let's do this. In a week when he holds this rally let's see if he strikes a tone consistent with the significance of the date or just launches into his typical 60 minutes hate.

                            I'll have to take a 'wait and see' on this I guess.

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by Ronson View Post
                              Trump alternates between being an evil genius and a complete idiot. It depends on what works best for the latest conspiracy.

                              Personally, I think he leans more toward the latter.
                              That would seem to be the most likely explanation. He thought the date wouldn't be offensive, but it ended up being offensive for some reason. Or maybe he is really playing dumb, but is really an evil genius who calculated this date as a secret code to rally his white supremacist base. It's hard to choose options here.
                              "What am I doing here?" -- Joe Biden 2021

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