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#1 OFFLINE   white gold

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 09:18 AM

Hey everyone. Oprah just gave a very powerful speech that went viral. I think you would all appreciate it. Oprah has an incredible way with her words

 

https://twitter.com/...229809669525516

 

There is a hashtag on twitter #TimesUp.

 

"For too long, women have not been heard or believed if they dare speak the truth to the power of those men, but their time is up!"


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 09:21 AM

OPRAH2020

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perhaps Oprah/Dana Gresham would be a perfect ticket


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 09:31 AM

God, what a speech. Oprah is always so wise. Thank you for sharing this.
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Posted 08 January 2018 - 09:34 AM

really inspiring speech


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 09:39 AM

I cried. And also, my heart and support goes out to anyone on this site who has experienced abuse and needed to hear this speech 


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Posted 08 January 2018 - 09:43 AM

Oprah legend

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Posted 08 January 2018 - 11:55 PM

oh damn lol wtf THE PLOT THICKENS

honestly I would vote for her

 

http://money.cnn.com...obes/index.html



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Posted 08 January 2018 - 11:58 PM

the twitter hashtags take me back to november 2015 with the paris attacks. how long are we going to make twitter hashtags until something actually happens? something to actually think about

 

maybe that's why trump is always on twitter :rip:



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Posted 09 January 2018 - 05:32 PM

the twitter hashtags take me back to november 2015 with the paris attacks. how long are we going to make twitter hashtags until something actually happens? something to actually think about

 

 

 For once I agree with you. People just want something to make a catchy hashtag over then abandon when the next one comes along, so they can feel like they did something.

 

However I do like the "time's up" logo, it actually means something, so I'd hate to see it just be a fad for the Golden Globes.

 

Oprah's speech was wonderful though it was very powerful. Idk about all this Oprah 2020 tho



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Posted 09 January 2018 - 05:36 PM

I was just joking with mom "Oprah for president lololol" and hours later the TV news reported that people had been talking that she should be the democrat's next candidate. I felt like that octopus that picks up a card, predicting who will win the Olympics or something loool.


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Posted 09 January 2018 - 09:01 PM

 For once I agree with you. People just want something to make a catchy hashtag over then abandon when the next one comes along, so they can feel like they did something.

 

However I do like the "time's up" logo, it actually means something, so I'd hate to see it just be a fad for the Golden Globes.

 

Oprah's speech was wonderful though it was very powerful. Idk about all this Oprah 2020 tho

surprised you're just getting on the train!



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Posted 09 January 2018 - 09:07 PM

surprised you're just getting on the train!

 

I'm not on any kind of train yet lol. But a broken clock is right twice a day 

 

 

Anyways Oprah should not run in 2020. My opinion is that celebrities should not be running for president, only people with a background in politics. I know politicians can be sleazy, but that's better than someone who doesn't know how things should work. Trump is making a damn fool out of himself and it goes to show that public figures should stay out of elections.


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Posted 09 January 2018 - 09:19 PM

I'm not on any kind of train yet lol. But a broken clock is right twice a day 

 

 

Anyways Oprah should not run in 2020. My opinion is that celebrities should not be running for president, only people with a background in politics. I know politicians can be sleazy, but that's better than someone who doesn't know how things should work. Trump is making a damn fool out of himself and it goes to show that public figures should stay out of elections.

you know you can agree with me more than twice. I have never lost an online argument you know!

 

 

I'm not on any kind of train yet lol. But a broken clock is right twice a day 

 

 

Anyways Oprah should not run in 2020. My opinion is that celebrities should not be running for president, only people with a background in politics. I know politicians can be sleazy, but that's better than someone who doesn't know how things should work. Trump is making a damn fool out of himself and it goes to show that public figures should stay out of elections.

trump is really only the first president to be considered a "public figure" before his presidency. 

 

Nixon, Carter & Bush (imo) are far from public figures and served a vast amount of time in politics before coming president. to use trump out of 45 presidents to call on celebs not to run is silly. but I can agree celebs can make themselves look like fools in politics, lana included ;)

 

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id like to see Oprah's overall take on her campaign. she seems similar to trump in the sense of speaking to the American people as a wholesome figure, but you know, the complete opposite



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Posted 09 January 2018 - 09:30 PM

you know you can agree with me more than twice. I have never lost an online argument you know!

 

 

trump is really only the first president to be considered a "public figure" before his presidency. 

 

Nixon, Carter & Bush (imo) are far from public figures and served a vast amount of time in politics before coming president. to use trump out of 45 presidents to call on celebs not to run is silly. but I can agree celebs can make themselves look like fools in politics, lana included ;)

 

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id like to see Oprah's overall take on her campaign. she seems similar to trump in the sense of speaking to the American people as a wholesome figure, but you know, the complete opposite

 

Reagan was an actor actually, a pretty big one too. That's beside the point though, his rise to presidency wasn't unlike normal politicians, he was a governor first and did his time unlike Trump who was just thrown in

 

I'm also interested in Oprah's take on a campaign, but like I said she doesn't really have a background in government (that I know of anyways) and I think that should be a requirement for presidency. If she eventually wants to get there, she should run for a smaller position first, maybe a governor position. If she's great at it, then she can go ahead and move up. I think that's reasonable. But she isn't a politician now, so we have no idea how she'd fare in office, just like we didn't know about Trump and now we know how big of a mistake it was. She's a smart woman and she has potential to be a good president but I don't think 2020 is the right time.



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Posted 09 January 2018 - 09:32 PM

Reagan was an actor actually, a pretty big one too. That's beside the point though, his rise to presidency wasn't unlike normal politicians, he was a governor first and did his time unlike Trump who was just thrown in

I was naming my personal bad presidents, as I think Reagan was a good one. and as you said he did his time



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Posted 09 January 2018 - 09:36 PM

Wow.


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Posted 09 January 2018 - 10:06 PM

I was naming my personal bad presidents, as I think Reagan was a good one. and as you said he did his time

 

Oh, I didn't realize that's what you were doing. I really only know the worst things about Reagan's time but every presidency is a mixed bag so I can't really have an opinion on him yet.

 

Anyways I think we can both agree on how phony all this faux-woke shit is, they talked a good game at the Golden Globes but "wearing black to protest" is a crock of bullshit and until there is actual action taken, it's just rich people being slacktivists 


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