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Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:48 pm

Hairyducked Idiot wrote:Oh god, is this what being a Bernie Sanders fan feels like? I have to go rethink my everything.

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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Hairyducked Idiot » Wed Jun 06, 2018 9:53 pm

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Hairyducked Idiot wrote:Oh god, is this what being a Bernie Sanders fan feels like? I have to go rethink my everything.

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In the sense that I should shut up and get over it, not that they are in any way right.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Wed Jun 06, 2018 10:34 pm

Hairyducked Idiot wrote:
JudasIscariotTheBird wrote:
Hairyducked Idiot wrote:Oh god, is this what being a Bernie Sanders fan feels like? I have to go rethink my everything.

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In the sense that I should shut up and get over it, not that they are in any way right.

Just so long as we can establish that you are wrong in some form.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby CubinNY » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:18 pm

biittner77 wrote:
People forget that FDR saved capitalism from collapse with The New Deal.


https://historynewsnetwork.org/blog/20483

From the pinko-commie Hoover Institution

https://www.hoover.org/research/how-fdr ... capitalism
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Postby CubinNY » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:20 pm

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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Hairyducked Idiot » Wed Jun 06, 2018 11:32 pm

JudasIscariotTheBird wrote:
Hairyducked Idiot wrote:
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In the sense that I should shut up and get over it, not that they are in any way right.

Just so long as we can establish that you are wrong in some form.


I've been taking a beating on here the last few days. Someone get Derwood to post more.
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Postby minnesotacubsfan » Thu Jun 07, 2018 1:20 am

Hairyducked Idiot wrote:So my candidate for Congress is an old rich guy who doesn't live here, who almost literally bought the nomination. He donated a bajillion dollars to his own campaign, and then when everyone got worried about being shut out because of the top-two system and vote splitting out here, the national party declared him the front-runner because his campaign had the most money to spend. I find that whole thing particularly irksome, and I was told a lot during the last couple of weeks to shut up and vote for him because we can't risk losing. Which I did, but I'm still annoyed by the whole thing.

Oh god, is this what being a Bernie Sanders fan feels like? I have to go rethink my everything.



More like a Jill Stein fan: no money and no shot in hell of winning
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby CubinNY » Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:00 am

In the ,”you can’t make this stuf up” department, yesterday a State Department spokesperson cited the D-Day invasion as evidence of our long history of working with the German government to accomplish things.
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Postby CubinNY » Thu Jun 07, 2018 11:04 am

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That’s funny but there is something really psychologically going on with Trump. He has frequently been taped moving bottles around when he sits down at tables. It’s like an OCD ritual.
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Postby scarey » Thu Jun 07, 2018 2:13 pm

So does that mean Pence was doing it so it seemed like it's a totally normal thing for people to do? That makes it even funnier.
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Postby CyHawk_Cub » Thu Jun 07, 2018 3:07 pm

It's typical GOP reflex showing deference to a wannabe strongman. Show him your belly, Pence, you horsefeathering coward.

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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Banedon » Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:32 pm

Oh joy.

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned that the Trump administration’s massive, unfunded $1.5 trillion tax cut and about $300 billion in new spending pose serious problems for the future.

“What you are getting is a stimulus at the very wrong moment,” Bernanke said at the American Enterprise Institute, a Washington think tank, Bloomberg reported Thursday. “The economy is already at full employment.”

Stimulus packages are used when the economy is flagging. When the economy does slump in the future, there may be few reserves to spend to get it going again. Bernanke predicted a “Wile E. Coyote” moment when the fallout hits, referring to the endlessly failing character in the “Road Runner” cartoons.

The stimulus “is going to hit the economy in a big way this year and next year, and then in 2020, Wile E. Coyote is going to go off the cliff,” Bernanke warned.


https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/wi ... fb82676ade
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Postby Brian707 » Fri Jun 08, 2018 5:44 pm

Banedon wrote:Oh joy.

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned that the Trump administration’s massive, unfunded $1.5 trillion tax cut and about $300 billion in new spending pose serious problems for the future.

“What you are getting is a stimulus at the very wrong moment,” Bernanke said at the American Enterprise Institute, a Washington think tank, Bloomberg reported Thursday. “The economy is already at full employment.”

Stimulus packages are used when the economy is flagging. When the economy does slump in the future, there may be few reserves to spend to get it going again. Bernanke predicted a “Wile E. Coyote” moment when the fallout hits, referring to the endlessly failing character in the “Road Runner” cartoons.

The stimulus “is going to hit the economy in a big way this year and next year, and then in 2020, Wile E. Coyote is going to go off the cliff,” Bernanke warned.


https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/wi ... fb82676ade



Just in time for the Democrats to take over the White House, and guess who will be blamed?
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby CyHawk_Cub » Fri Jun 08, 2018 6:24 pm

That's a significant feature, not a bug, as far as the GOP is concerned.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby JudasIscariotTheBird » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:17 pm

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/08/special-counsel-robert-mueller-files-new-indictment-against-paul-manafort-nbc-news.html
Manafort is just so clownishly inept it is hard to believe he is a real person. I don't really know if I want him to flip because I want him to spend the rest of his life in prison.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby Tim » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:53 pm

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hahahaha - head of homeland security, indeed.
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Postby CyHawk_Cub » Sat Jun 09, 2018 5:52 pm

Guy At the End of the Bar knows how to solve world problems by using gut feel

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CyHawk_Cub wrote:Guy At the End of the Bar knows how to solve world problems by using gut feel


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TruffleShuffle wrote:

It must have been really bad if he's tweeting utterly stupid stuff like this:

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