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Re: The Politics Thread

Postby abuck1220 » Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:29 am

jersey cubs fan wrote:https://twitter.com/poniewozik/status/1347339356265181184?s=21


that sure plays like a “say this or we’re 25th amendment-ing your ass” speech.
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Postby OleMissCub » Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:37 am

abuck1220 wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:https://twitter.com/poniewozik/status/1347339356265181184?s=21


that sure plays like a “say this or we’re 25th amendment-ing your ass” speech.


Looks like a plea deal to be sure
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Re: The Politics Thread

Postby minnesotacubsfan » Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:40 am

CyHawk_Cub wrote:Never thought there'd ever be someone I'd want to beat to within an inch of his life more than Ted Cruz, but then again, the GOP is a target rich environment. Oh, and to so-called, self-identifying "liberals" in this thread who like to complain about "wokeness": horsefeathers off.

Hawley is trying to make a name for himself so he can run for pres, and it's working.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Postby Soul » Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:48 am

Yeah, not a serious statement. I’ll guarantee his mob takes that as a wink wink nod nod, be a good boy while we plan our next move type thing.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Postby gflore34 » Fri Jan 08, 2021 1:50 am

OleMissCub wrote:
abuck1220 wrote:
jersey cubs fan wrote:https://twitter.com/poniewozik/status/1347339356265181184?s=21


that sure plays like a “say this or we’re 25th amendment-ing your ass” speech.


Looks like a plea deal to be sure


No doubt, still do not trust he'll refrain from more BS, I'm certain first chance he gets, he'll get back to inciting more violence for the Inauguration.
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Re: The Politics Thread

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Re: The Politics Thread

Postby Brian707 » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:16 am

Governor of Maryland tried to send NG to Washington but Pentagon said no. Cool nothing to see here
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Postby Brian » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:16 am

Cubs owner Betsy DeVos has shown the courage to resign her position 2 weeks early
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Postby Irrelevant Dude » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:28 am

Brian wrote:Cubs owner Betsy DeVos has shown the courage to resign her position 2 weeks early
But how are the schools going to get by???
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Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:29 am

Brian wrote:Cubs owner Betsy DeVos has shown the courage to resign her position 2 weeks early

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Postby Derwood » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:32 am

Brian707 wrote:Governor of Maryland tried to send NG to Washington but Pentagon said no. Cool nothing to see here


Rumblings that the cops were in on the coup attempt. That would be something
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Postby UMFan83 » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:45 am

Derwood wrote:
Brian707 wrote:Governor of Maryland tried to send NG to Washington but Pentagon said no. Cool nothing to see here


Rumblings that the cops were in on the coup attempt. That would be something


Considering there were cops taking friendly selfies with the rioters, the cops were opening barricades to let rioters through to the capitol and the fact that there are several confirmed off duty cops involved as rioters I’d say that’s a safe assumption
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Postby Soul » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:50 am

Just this one time, I’m glad none of the whack jobs think masks work. I think pretty much all of them are identifiable between various video / camera footage.
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Re: The Politics Thread

Postby Derwood » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:52 am

UMFan83 wrote:
Derwood wrote:
Brian707 wrote:Governor of Maryland tried to send NG to Washington but Pentagon said no. Cool nothing to see here


Rumblings that the cops were in on the coup attempt. That would be something


Considering there were cops taking friendly selfies with the rioters, the cops were opening barricades to let rioters through to the capitol and the fact that there are several confirmed off duty cops involved as rioters I’d say that’s a safe assumption


I'm talking about the cops being ordered to stand down from the White House....ahead of time
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Postby UMFan83 » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:55 am

Derwood wrote:
UMFan83 wrote:
Derwood wrote:
Rumblings that the cops were in on the coup attempt. That would be something


Considering there were cops taking friendly selfies with the rioters, the cops were opening barricades to let rioters through to the capitol and the fact that there are several confirmed off duty cops involved as rioters I’d say that’s a safe assumption


I'm talking about the cops being ordered to stand down from the White House....ahead of time


That would cover the cops willingly opening barricades to let them through to the capitol. At the very least they saw what was going on and decided to help
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Postby Brian707 » Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:56 am

Soul wrote:Just this one time, I’m glad none of the whack jobs think masks work. I think pretty much all of them are identifiable between various video / camera footage.


They should be able to get cell phone dumps from nearby cell towers too
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:06 am

UMFan83 wrote:
Derwood wrote:
Brian707 wrote:Governor of Maryland tried to send NG to Washington but Pentagon said no. Cool nothing to see here


Rumblings that the cops were in on the coup attempt. That would be something


Considering there were cops taking friendly selfies with the rioters, the cops were opening barricades to let rioters through to the capitol and the fact that there are several confirmed off duty cops involved as rioters I’d say that’s a safe assumption


There's a huge difference between the Capitol Police and the DC police, especially right now.
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Postby Cubfanintheknow » Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:15 am

gflore34 wrote:
OleMissCub wrote:
abuck1220 wrote:
that sure plays like a “say this or we’re 25th amendment-ing your ass” speech.


Looks like a plea deal to be sure


No doubt, still do not trust he'll refrain from more BS, I'm certain first chance he gets, he'll get back to inciting more violence for the Inauguration.


I'd like to think that, just off camera, Nancy Pelosi is standing with a trigger that would send an electric shock to trump's balls if he strayed off script.
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Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:18 am

Cubfanintheknow wrote:
gflore34 wrote:
OleMissCub wrote:
Looks like a plea deal to be sure


No doubt, still do not trust he'll refrain from more BS, I'm certain first chance he gets, he'll get back to inciting more violence for the Inauguration.


I'd like to think that, just off camera, Nancy Pelosi is standing with a trigger that would send an electric shock to trump's balls if he strayed off script.

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Postby Forgotmyoldlogin » Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:20 am

Sammy Sofa wrote:
UMFan83 wrote:
Derwood wrote:
Rumblings that the cops were in on the coup attempt. That would be something


Considering there were cops taking friendly selfies with the rioters, the cops were opening barricades to let rioters through to the capitol and the fact that there are several confirmed off duty cops involved as rioters I’d say that’s a safe assumption


There's a huge difference between the Capitol Police and the DC police, especially right now.


The thing about the USCP is that while they are technically officers, yes, they spend about 90% of their time checking bags and looking at ID’s. There’s no way they could stand up to what happened yesterday. They’re just not prepared for that kind of action.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:27 am

Forgotmyoldlogin wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:
UMFan83 wrote:
Considering there were cops taking friendly selfies with the rioters, the cops were opening barricades to let rioters through to the capitol and the fact that there are several confirmed off duty cops involved as rioters I’d say that’s a safe assumption


There's a huge difference between the Capitol Police and the DC police, especially right now.


The thing about the USCP is that while they are technically officers, yes, they spend about 90% of their time checking bags and looking at ID’s. There’s no way they could stand up to what happened yesterday. They’re just not prepared for that kind of action.


Yes and no. I agree that their actions yesterday were more futile attempts at mitigation as opposed to openly working with the rioters, but they still horsefeathers up big time. For one, they should have called in the entire horsefeathering USCP for this. The National Guard, FBI and DCPD should have all been there, too. This all stems from DC not being a state, and the WH ultimately being the final word on that kind of security presence.
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The Politics Thread

Postby minnesotacubsfan » Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:31 am

Forgotmyoldlogin wrote:
Sammy Sofa wrote:
UMFan83 wrote:
Considering there were cops taking friendly selfies with the rioters, the cops were opening barricades to let rioters through to the capitol and the fact that there are several confirmed off duty cops involved as rioters I’d say that’s a safe assumption


There's a huge difference between the Capitol Police and the DC police, especially right now.


The thing about the USCP is that while they are technically officers, yes, they spend about 90% of their time checking bags and looking at ID’s. There’s no way they could stand up to what happened yesterday. They’re just not prepared for that kind of action.

that's kind of the point tho; they were warned that those ducks would be in DC and would try to disrupt the process. Why wasnt there FAR MORE Security? Look at BLM in DC, they had plenty of security then!
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Re: The Politics Thread

Postby Derwood » Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:48 am

Nothing to see, just people with zip ties for kidnapping Senators.

I'm sure the gallows outside was unrelated....

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Re: The Politics Thread

Postby CyHawk_Cub » Fri Jan 08, 2021 3:52 am

^^Nice of the cops to escort them out and send them home with a pat on the head after these little indiscretions though.
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