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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Sun Apr 04, 2021 5:50 pm

Nothing actually matters then.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Sun Apr 04, 2021 6:48 pm



I’m not reading this because I think it’s super important for Dems, especially in the house, to actively hate a majority of Republicans and if the op-ed itself is watered down I’ll be upset.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Mon Apr 05, 2021 11:45 am

Steve of phpBB wrote:What are they going to do, though. Storm Congress? The Department of Justice building?

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Re: Random Politics

Post by EnochRoot » Mon Apr 05, 2021 12:12 pm

I’d like to think the Biden admin set up that softball for Manchin to knock out of the park (that the 25% corporate tax is more than sufficient).
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:35 pm

And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by EnochRoot » Mon Apr 05, 2021 2:49 pm

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When the news about Matt Gaetz broke, my mom once again called to ask if I was okay. She knew about our friendship and didn’t like it. From the very beginning she’d told me to be careful and not to trust him. When he defended me, she raised her eyebrows and told me I’d better not sleep with him (I did not, for the record).

“Yeah, I’m okay,” I replied. “I just don’t really know what to say. I really hope it’s not true.”

“I’m sure it’s true.”

“Jeez, Mom, why??”

“Because it’s always true. Hopefully this time a man actually takes the fall.”

We’ll see.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Mon Apr 05, 2021 5:57 pm

Steve of phpBB wrote:What are they going to do, though. Storm Congress? The Department of Justice building?

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Mon Apr 05, 2021 7:55 pm

That's hilarious. I hope they turn it into a toilet anyway.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by A_B » Wed Apr 07, 2021 7:55 am

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Is this the sound of Gaetz being thrown under a bus?

If that wasn't, the fact that "Gaetz sought preemptive pardon from Trump on the Fox News RSS feed (Don't ask) seems like it.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by brian » Wed Apr 07, 2021 9:06 am

This morning I asked myself, "where did Matt Gaetz go to college?"

And I thought to myself. "I'll bet almost anything he went to Florida State."

And hit the Google and sure enough...

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Pruitt » Wed Apr 07, 2021 12:28 pm

brian wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 9:06 am
This morning I asked myself, "where did Matt Gaetz go to college?"

And I thought to myself. "I'll bet almost anything he went to Florida State."

And hit the Google and sure enough...
When he was in the Florida legislature, only 2 representatives voted against an anti-revenge porn bill. One was Gaetz...

(From the Post)
In 2015, the nonconsensual pornography bill finally passed. Besides Gaetz, the only other no vote in the House came from then-Rep. John Tobia, his former roommate in Tallahassee.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by DaveInSeattle » Wed Apr 07, 2021 2:23 pm



Oh yeah...this should go well for him.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by DaveInSeattle » Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:54 pm

More Republican Family Values!

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill admits affair, won’t run for U.S. Senate: ‘There’s no excuse’
After initially denying reports of an affair, Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill on Wednesday afternoon told AL.com that he had “an inappropriate relationship” with a 44-year-old woman and will not make an anticipated run for the U.S. Senate.

“I will obviously not be a candidate for the United States Senate nor will I be seeking any other elected position in 2022, because I think it’s important to me to make sure that I become the man that I have been before and that I am working to put myself in the position to be the leader that I have been before, as a husband, as a father, as a friend and as an elected official,” Merrill said.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Wed Apr 07, 2021 8:49 pm

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More Republican Family Values!

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill admits affair, won’t run for U.S. Senate: ‘There’s no excuse’
After initially denying reports of an affair, Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill on Wednesday afternoon told AL.com that he had “an inappropriate relationship” with a 44-year-old woman and will not make an anticipated run for the U.S. Senate.

“I will obviously not be a candidate for the United States Senate nor will I be seeking any other elected position in 2022, because I think it’s important to me to make sure that I become the man that I have been before and that I am working to put myself in the position to be the leader that I have been before, as a husband, as a father, as a friend and as an elected official,” Merrill said.
I dunno. It seems that an affair with an actual adult woman is a step up for the GOP.
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Pruitt » Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:48 am

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:54 pm
More Republican Family Values!

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill admits affair, won’t run for U.S. Senate: ‘There’s no excuse’
He told her they had met for the last time and that he was seeking help from the Lord to stay away from her.
These fucking people...
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Re: Random Politics

Post by The Sybian » Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:00 am

Pruitt wrote:
Thu Apr 08, 2021 6:48 am
DaveInSeattle wrote:
Wed Apr 07, 2021 6:54 pm
More Republican Family Values!

Alabama Secretary of State John Merrill admits affair, won’t run for U.S. Senate: ‘There’s no excuse’
He told her they had met for the last time and that he was seeking help from the Lord to stay away from her.
These fucking people...
Since he was with her in the first place, it was God's will, so isn't stopping the relationship going against God's plan? He must continue banging her! It's what God wants!
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Re: Random Politics

Post by EnochRoot » Thu Apr 08, 2021 12:36 pm

The State of Florida is suing the CDC in order to get its cruise industry working again.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by P.D.X. » Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:08 pm

Am I understanding correctly that vaccine passports and ID's for sports games tickets are tyranny but ID's for voting is a necessity?

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Re: Random Politics

Post by EnochRoot » Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:33 pm

P.D.X. wrote:
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Am I understanding correctly that vaccine passports and ID's for sports games tickets are tyranny but ID's for voting is a necessity?
The GOP have been arguing in bad faith for so fucking long the looneys have now taken over the path.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by P.D.X. » Thu Apr 08, 2021 1:38 pm

This one's fun though cuz usually their contradicting arguments aren't overlapping in real time.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by DaveInSeattle » Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:00 pm

The flopsweat on Rep. Gaetz' sizable forehead just got worse...


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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Thu Apr 08, 2021 2:10 pm

P.D.X. wrote:
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Am I understanding correctly that vaccine passports and ID's for sports games tickets are tyranny but ID's for voting is a necessity?
I don't think IDs for will call tickets are tyranny. I think they're saying requiring IDs for tickets but not for voting is hypocrisy.

I found myself wishing this morning that we *did* have vaccine passports. I got an email that baseball tickets are going on sale today, but they're only selling 3200 seats per game, and only in sets of two or four or six tickets. I would love to be able to just show up at the game, show them my vaccine card, and be allowed to buy myself a ticket even if they've reached their max.
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Pruitt » Thu Apr 08, 2021 4:22 pm

Ever wonder what Howard Dean's up to these days?

HOWARD DEAN PUSHES BIDEN TO OPPOSE GENERIC COVID-19 VACCINES FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES
But while Dean boasts a long history of support for single-payer health insurance coverage and government intervention into lowering domestic drug prices, he has reversed his positions on virtually every major progressive health policy issue since moving to work in the world of corporate influence peddling.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by sancarlos » Thu Apr 08, 2021 10:16 pm

"What a bunch of pedantic pricks." - sybian

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Thu Apr 08, 2021 11:45 pm

Hey! It took long enough! And shockingly it's from the guy trying to position himself as a 'respectable' conservative even though only the mainstream media with but that schtick.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:15 am

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That of course would be my mother-in-law's town.

Though I'm sure she voted for Gaetz. Unfortunately she's gone pretty MAGA.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Fri Apr 09, 2021 10:24 am

And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Pruitt » Fri Apr 09, 2021 1:00 pm

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Compare and contrast...

Interior Secretary Zinke resigns amid investigations
That probe, which continues, is examining whether a land deal Zinke struck with the chairman of oil services giant Halliburton in his hometown of Whitefish, Mont., constituted a conflict of interest.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Fri Apr 09, 2021 7:45 pm

Wrong thread
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