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Re: Random Politics

Post by The Sybian » Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:32 am

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This was my thought when I saw Sessions lost. First big establishment Republican to throw himself behind Trump, and this should serve as a lesson to anyone considering working for Trump. He has absolutely zero loyalty, and will discard you and ruin your career like flipping a switch. He has done it to so many already, I can't fathom why anyone would throw their lot in with him. Trump tortured and humiliated Sessions, tried to pressure him into clearly unethical abuses of his office, and when Sessions showed a modicum of integrity, Trump destroyed his career. If you are going to work for Trump, fully expect he will force you to commit crimes and destroy the values of your office to serve his whims. There will be no rewards or appreciation, and you will be chewed up and spit out. And a good chance you'll be indicted and have to hope you have some leverage to get a pardon.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by brian » Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:36 am

All that is true and all of that is the reason the federal government is a shitshow. You have fifth-string lackeys actually running the federal government because those are the only people stupid or desperate enough to want to work for Trump.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:51 am

I'm pretty sure the takeaway of Sessions for most of those people will be increased loyalty rather than cautionary tale.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by brian » Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:52 am

mister d wrote:
Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:51 am
I'm pretty sure the takeaway of Sessions for most of those people will be increased loyalty rather than cautionary tale.
Also agree, though that's arguably the wrong lesson to take.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by The Sybian » Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:54 am

brian wrote:
Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:52 am
mister d wrote:
Wed Jul 15, 2020 9:51 am
I'm pretty sure the takeaway of Sessions for most of those people will be increased loyalty rather than cautionary tale.
Also agree, though that's arguably the wrong lesson to take.
Arguably? Hell no, there is no argument, that is the wrong lesson to take.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Shirley » Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:36 am

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Couldn't have happened to a bigger piece of shit.
Totally Kafkaesque

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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:53 am

Yeah. I'm sure Tuberville is also a pile of fuck, but Sessions is like 5 feet of uncut racism.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Nonlinear FC » Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:58 am

We're going to see a whole bunch of rats swan diving off the ship in October. It'll be too late for many of them. But by then we'll be over 200k dead and still likely double digit unemployment.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Wed Jul 15, 2020 10:59 am

Not if the government starts hiring laid off workers as body hiders. Two birds.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by A_B » Thu Jul 16, 2020 9:11 am




We were one of the good ones, and it pissed them off that Andy was getting the credit.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by A_B » Thu Jul 16, 2020 3:48 pm

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We were one of the good ones, and it pissed them off that Andy was getting the credit.
Well, there are some rumblings that this is to try to get out in front and prevent expanded voting for the general election via executive order if the COVID persists as seems likely. There was good turnout in a month and if people have two months or more to vote by mail it worries the GOP i suppose.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Thu Jul 16, 2020 11:13 pm

This shit saddens me:

The Supreme Court Just Stopped 1 Million Floridians From Voting in November

It's a salon article, so I hope it isn't as dire as it seems, but this is why polls don't matter to me.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Fri Jul 17, 2020 1:34 pm

RBG is being treated for cancer again. Fuuuuuck.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Sat Jul 18, 2020 7:56 am

Ron DeathSentence would've been better, but I'll take this:

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Pruitt » Sun Jul 19, 2020 9:06 pm

Holy Fuck. Kanye West needs help.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by DaveInSeattle » Mon Jul 20, 2020 6:43 pm

Boy howdy, is Mitch McConnell in for it now....wearing a TAN FUCKING SUIT???? Doesn't he remember the scandal that Obama caused by wearing one?


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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Mon Jul 20, 2020 7:26 pm

He could've at least worn the appropriate socks.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Pruitt » Mon Jul 20, 2020 9:04 pm

Johnnie wrote:
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He could've at least worn the appropriate socks.
He and his wife must be living separately, because NO woman would let a man she cared about leave the house dressed like that.

I mean, nothing matches. Who would vote for that asshole?
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Re: Random Politics

Post by A_B » Tue Jul 21, 2020 7:01 am

SAS shotes, FTW.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Sabo » Tue Jul 21, 2020 11:14 am

Mallards rule.

So do cassowaries.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by GoodKarma » Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:38 pm

If you're going to get busted get busted going big...
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Re: Random Politics

Post by BSF21 » Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:53 pm

GoodKarma wrote:
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If you're going to get busted get busted going big...
The projection of people is insane. Fiscal Responsibility! Small Government! Free Market!
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Re: Random Politics

Post by L-Jam3 » Tue Jul 21, 2020 2:58 pm

Well, that kinda is free market...
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Re: Random Politics

Post by BSF21 » Tue Jul 21, 2020 3:10 pm

L-Jam3 wrote:
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Well, that kinda is free market...
Bailout provisions based on bribes? I'm not certain that's exactly the kind of "free" they tout.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:39 pm

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Wed Jul 22, 2020 12:46 pm

Ted Yoho is a fucking bitch.



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Re: Random Politics

Post by govmentchedda » Wed Jul 22, 2020 2:27 pm

Don't bring a redneck knife to a Bronx gunfight, bro.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:05 pm

govmentchedda wrote:
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Don't bring a redneck knife to a Bronx gunfight, bro.
You ain't playin'.



AOC is such a badass.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:03 pm

Johnnie wrote:
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Pruitt » Fri Jul 24, 2020 5:43 pm

Johnnie wrote:
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:05 pm
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Don't bring a redneck knife to a Bronx gunfight, bro.
You ain't playin'.

AOC is such a badass.
She is awesome.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Sat Jul 25, 2020 4:41 pm

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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Sat Jul 25, 2020 5:42 pm

Wonder if republicans will fund the rebuilding like the nerdy Dems did in NC in 2016.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:00 am


Game. Fucking. Over.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Sun Jul 26, 2020 11:21 am

mister d wrote:
Sun Jul 26, 2020 10:00 am

Game. Fucking. Over.
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Also, this makes me giddy to think about:

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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Mon Jul 27, 2020 11:54 am

This seems familiar ...

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Pruitt » Tue Jul 28, 2020 8:58 am

Democrat Jon Ossoff denounces ‘anti-Semitic’ ad by Sen. David Perdue that made his nose look larger

You know, we Jews tend to be paranoid about things like this.

However...

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Nonlinear FC » Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:20 am

mister d wrote:
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This seems familiar ...

I hear you on that.

Fuck Kennedy for this. Markey is one of the best Senators around.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by The Sybian » Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:15 am

Oh shit, Lincoln Project targeting Susan Collins now. I'm surprised, as she is much more of pre-Trump mainline Republican who would very much comply with their agenda in a Post-Trump political landscape.


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Re: Random Politics

Post by Nonlinear FC » Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:30 am

Yeah, but there's blood in the water up there. It's a smart play to go after every marginal Senate race.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by brian » Wed Jul 29, 2020 9:37 am

The Sybian wrote:
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Oh shit, Lincoln Project targeting Susan Collins now. I'm surprised, as she is much more of pre-Trump mainline Republican who would very much comply with their agenda in a Post-Trump political landscape.
I think they're just as pissed as the rest of us for enabling and refusing to put a check on Trump's power.
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