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Postby Banedon » Mon Mar 19, 2018 7:15 pm

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Postby Banedon » Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:13 pm

The silver lining with this Cambridge Analytica stuff....we probably won't have to deal with a Zuckerberg for Prez campaign now.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Sammy Sofa » Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:17 pm

This is Zuck's, "I now know why you cry"-moment.
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Postby CubInOK » Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:18 pm

Banedon wrote:The silver lining with this Cambridge Analytica stuff....we probably won't have to deal with a Zuckerberg for Prez campaign now.

The best part of the destruction of CA is that one less group will be out there bribing politicians and spreading lies about candidates for elections.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby CubinNY » Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:22 pm

Someone taped them saying they can entrap politicians with Ukranian prostitutes. Just like the Ukranian prostitute said who was stuck in jail in Asia.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby UMFan83 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:26 pm



Tweet chain from Trump's comments today about the opioid epidemic. Here are a couple of particularly bad ones:



I'm sure he got this from his friend in the Philippines. unfortunately for him he hasn't figured out a way to execute them on the streets yet



While I will not say that the FDA is completely acting in our best interests (in terms of eliminating the most addictive - and profitable - opiates), its ridiculous to suggest that we haven't spent considerable resources on trying to develop a less addictive painkiller or that there aren't less addictive natural opioids like kratom out there.



Great so Trump is going Nancy Reagan on us. Maybe he will reintroduce D.A.R.E.! Would love to see a relaunch of 'this is your brain on drugs' commercials.

He then goes on to talk about the Wall and doubles down on his pledge to execute drug dealers.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Brian707 » Mon Mar 19, 2018 8:36 pm

Is he going to execute Big Pharma CEO's? I work for a Big Pharma company, should I worry? LOL
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Postby CubInOK » Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:17 pm

UMFan83 wrote:I'm sure he got this from his friend in the Philippines. unfortunately for him he hasn't figured out a way to execute them on the streets yet

He can shoot one of them on 5th Avenue in NYC.
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Postby minnesotacubsfan » Mon Mar 19, 2018 9:18 pm

UMFan83 wrote:........





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Its called marijuana
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Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:31 am

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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Omar » Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:13 am

so the illinois primary is tomorrow and i have no idea who to vote for
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Postby minnesotacubsfan » Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:24 am

Omar wrote:so the illinois primary is tomorrow and i have no idea who to vote for



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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Omar » Tue Mar 20, 2018 4:06 am

right the democratic ballot was a given

but what about Prtizker v. Bliss v. Kennedy battle
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby WrigleyField 22 » Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:12 am

I'm going Biss I think.
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Postby WrigleyField 22 » Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:13 am

I forgot to do my AG research though.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby WrigleyField 22 » Tue Mar 20, 2018 5:30 am

Nevermind, no I didn't forget- Sharon Fairley.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Banedon » Tue Mar 20, 2018 11:15 am

WrigleyField 22 wrote:I'm going Biss I think.


Yep...same.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Brian707 » Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:49 pm

Biss, didn't realize he is only 40.

On the other side does this nutjob Ives even have a chance vs Rauner?
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Postby WrigleyField 22 » Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:06 pm

Brian707 wrote:Biss, didn't realize he is only 40.

On the other side does this nutjob Ives even have a chance vs Rauner?

She'll probably make it closer than she should (for a incumbent challenger of a minority party).
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Postby Cubfanintheknow » Tue Mar 20, 2018 2:42 pm

WrigleyField 22 wrote:
Brian707 wrote:Biss, didn't realize he is only 40.

On the other side does this nutjob Ives even have a chance vs Rauner?

She'll probably make it closer than she should (for a incumbent challenger of a minority party).


That she held a rally at Trump Tower on Sunday tells you all you need to know about her. :roll:
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Banedon » Tue Mar 20, 2018 3:28 pm

There's plenty of R's that don't like Rauner but won't vote for Dems that will vote for Ives. Lots of speculation that Rauner's veto of the bipartisan gun bill is an indication that he's worried and trying to woo that hard right vote.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Brian » Tue Mar 20, 2018 4:25 pm

John Oliver’s Gay-Bunny Book Is Outselling the Mike Pence Book It’s Trolling


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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby CyHawk_Cub » Tue Mar 20, 2018 7:38 pm

He was probably just down for maintenance or re-charging.

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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Cubswin11 » Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:00 pm

CyHawk_Cub wrote:He was probably just down for maintenance or re-charging.


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