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Postby DiceMan4221 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 7:59 pm

Wasn't expecting a snarky Kasparov tweet in this thread. Awesome.
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Postby TruffleShuffle » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:09 pm


maybe you should keep your horsefeathering mouth shut mitch, considering that you're supporting a president who's a serial sexual assaulter and a future senator who's a pedophile.
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Postby UK » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:30 pm

http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/06/politics/ ... index.html


As President Donald Trump delivered his inaugural address, incoming-national security adviser Michael Flynn texted his former business colleague about a plan to join Russia and build nuclear reactors in the Middle East: The project was "good to go," he told them, according to a summary of a whistleblower's account provided by a lawmaker.

The business colleague who texted with Flynn later recounted that he also suggested sanctions against Russia would be "ripped up" as one of the administration's first acts, according to the whistleblower


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Postby TruffleShuffle » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:51 pm

hey who didn't see this one coming.



"We're going to have to get back next year at entitlement reform, which is how you tackle the debt and the deficit," Ryan said during an appearance on Ross Kaminsky's talk radio show. "... Frankly, it's the health care entitlements that are the big drivers of our debt, so we spend more time on the health care entitlements -- because that's really where the problem lies, fiscally speaking."

Ryan said that he believes he has begun convincing President Donald Trump in their private conversations about the need to rein in Medicare, the federal health program that primarily insures the elderly. As a candidate, Trump vowed not to cut spending on Social Security, Medicare, or Medicaid. (Ryan also suggested congressional Republicans were unlikely to try changing Social Security, because the rules of the Senate forbid changes to the program through reconciliation -- the procedure the Senate can use to pass legislation with only 50 votes.


another big driver of the debt, not taxing people and businesses enough.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Brian707 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:03 pm

I'm not really religious but I hope there is a hell for these horsefeathering horsefeathers to go to.
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Postby TruffleShuffle » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:27 pm

in happier news, rupert murdoch's house burned down today in the southern california bushfires.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby abuck1220 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:34 pm

lol they didn't even wait a week in between giving billionaires/corporations tax breaks and trying to make it back by taking away from those filthy poors.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Derwood » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:35 pm

This tweet has aged well

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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Sammy Sofa » Wed Dec 06, 2017 9:42 pm

Banedon wrote:https://twitter.com/lachlan/status/938518811396984832


JC3 was already a poor option for a number of reasons before this; he was seemingly tossed out there literally for the name recognition alone.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Derwood » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:03 pm

Longer version of the weird Trump video. Does he have dentures? Are they falling out?

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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby The Logan » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:24 pm

Ha! One more thing to make him insecure about so he can say some pointless self-aggrandizing thing on Twitter. Totally sounds exactly what my Grandma sounds like when her dentures start falling out.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby jersey cubs fan » Wed Dec 06, 2017 10:46 pm

Banedon wrote:https://twitter.com/yashar/status/938527649730826244

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CyHawk_Cub wrote:


Unfort. this favors the pervert.
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Postby Hairyducked Idiot » Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:43 pm

UK wrote:
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Unfort. this favors the pervert.


Disagree. Democrats are fired up as heck, as we saw in Virginia. Any unenthusiasm is coming from Republicans.
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Postby minnesotacubsfan » Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:45 pm

Hairyducked Idiot wrote:
UK wrote:
CyHawk_Cub wrote:


Unfort. this favors the pervert.


Disagree. Democrats are fired up as heck, as we saw in Virginia. Any unenthusiasm is coming from Republicans.



Yea. 20% is 20% of republicans, Dems will be out
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby CubinNY » Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:50 pm

Hairyducked Idiot wrote:
UK wrote:
CyHawk_Cub wrote:


Unfort. this favors the pervert.


Disagree. Democrats are fired up as heck, as we saw in Virginia. Any unenthusiasm is coming from Republicans.

I can tell you that I know at least 5 young women who have never voted who are voting for Jones. They work for me and are very upset. I do have two other older women who I think are voting for Moore. I don't know about the rest of the staff.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby CyHawk_Cub » Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:17 am

I'm totally unsure where Moore stands on this issue, so I wish we could've gotten an answer so voters could better make an informed choice.



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