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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby MWV » Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:10 pm

SouthSideRyan wrote:
UMFan83 wrote:Any good tweet I find on twitter has already been commented on by jersey but...



Is her last name Barron?

I believe it was Snrub.
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Postby Sammy Sofa » Thu Oct 05, 2017 6:26 pm

MWV wrote:
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UMFan83 wrote:Any good tweet I find on twitter has already been commented on by jersey but...



Is her last name Barron?

I believe it was Snrub.


I was thinking:

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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby CubinNY » Thu Oct 05, 2017 7:02 pm

Trump once called the media with a fake name and said he was Donald Trump's publicist to the person, and talked about how much women loved Donald Trump. The guy is certifiable.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby CyHawk_Cub » Thu Oct 05, 2017 9:33 pm

Long'ish article...

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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby NOLA » Fri Oct 06, 2017 1:45 am

UMFan83 wrote:https://twitter.com/calabresejustin/status/916112182286454784

Saw this video earlier. What a freak show. I’m guessing Trump goes on a firing spree.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby squally1313 » Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:54 am

NOLA wrote:
UMFan83 wrote:https://twitter.com/calabresejustin/status/916112182286454784

Saw this video earlier. What a freak show. I’m guessing Trump goes on a firing spree.

Some people are going to think it means Tillerson is gone, some people are going to think he's going to nuke North Korea. Anytime you can make an ambiguous nuclear war threat for tepid laughter...you gotta go for it!
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby squally1313 » Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:55 am

Oh also, there's this. When you think about it, it's pretty surprising he waited 8 months to get to this:

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-10-05/trump-is-said-to-argue-obama-s-clean-power-plan-violates-law
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby CubInOK » Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:08 pm

First monthly jobs report with job decay since the Dubya administration.

Edit: September 2010 was the last jobs report with job decay.
https://www.bls.gov/news.release/empsit.nr0.htm
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby CubinNY » Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:17 pm

This administration is like some sort of cartoonish nightmare. Everything they do is awful. Somehow they can just decide to let companies stop covering birth control pills. It's like they are all drunk and trying to do everything they possibly can to wreck society.

I really hope all those non-political people who can't be bothered and the turd sandwich vs. giant douche types realize that voting matters.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Derwood » Fri Oct 06, 2017 2:20 pm

CubinNY wrote:This administration is like some sort of cartoonish nightmare. Everything they do is awful. Somehow they can just decide to let companies stop covering birth control pills. It's like they are all drunk and trying to do everything they possibly can to wreck society.

I really hope all those non-political people who can't be bothered and the turd sandwich vs. giant douche types realize that voting matters.


They're also just dropping protections for LGBT workers because reasons. How does that hold up?
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Re: Politics & Current Events

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CyHawk_Cub wrote:Long'ish article...



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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Ding Dong Johnson » Sat Oct 07, 2017 4:24 am

so this happened tonight at the high school my kids attend. I hear confederate flags were also being flown in the parking lot. maybe this has something to do with why they kneel

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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Sammy Sofa » Sat Oct 07, 2017 12:35 pm

CyHawk_Cub wrote:Long'ish article...



All of Milo's unexpected media buddies that feed the troll:

https://theconcourse.deadspin.com/boy-d ... 1819223797

Y'know, people who work for things like Slate, Vice (OK, not much of a shocker there) and Silicon Valley. Oh boy!
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby CyHawk_Cub » Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:28 pm



There's quite a bit to chew on, but, uhhh....wut???? Secretary of State = U.S. chief diplomat.

Tillerson wondered aloud whether the entire effort to improve relations with Iran wasn’t doomed by history. “We have more pounds, and our hair is gray,” he said. “Maybe we don’t have it in our capacity to change the nature of this relationship, because we are bound by it—maybe we leave it to the next generation to try.” He thought for a moment. “I don’t know. I’m not a diplomat.”
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby CyHawk_Cub » Sat Oct 07, 2017 3:52 pm

This tweet thread has ~15 more tweets in it, but just wanted to provide some of the meat of his observations:


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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Sammy Sofa » Sun Oct 08, 2017 1:56 pm

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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby NOLA » Sun Oct 08, 2017 3:09 pm



He’s a hero because he was shot. I like people who weren’t shot.
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