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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:36 pm

Knowledge of what, though?

Tuberville has to know there’s a federal court system. Conservatives have been all about the Supreme Court forever.

The knowledge he may lack is that when educated people use the word “branches,” we mean executive-legislative-judicial. We don’t mean the other important set of three governmental institutions that are involved in the process of passing and executing laws.
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 cerrano » Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:46 pm

Steve of phpBB wrote:
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:36 pm
Knowledge of what, though?

Tuberville has to know there’s a federal court system. Conservatives have been all about the Supreme Court forever.

The knowledge he may lack is that when educated people use the word “branches,” we mean executive-legislative-judicial. We don’t mean the other important set of three governmental institutions that are involved in the process of passing and executing laws.
So Senator Tuberville is not educated enough to know how to sound educated enough to be a Senator but it shouldn’t be pointed out?
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Re: Random Politics

Post by brian » Fri Nov 13, 2020 9:02 pm

Him saying World War II was to defeat “socialism” was way worse anyway.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Fri Nov 13, 2020 9:55 pm

cerrano wrote:
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:46 pm
Steve of phpBB wrote:
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:36 pm
Knowledge of what, though?

Tuberville has to know there’s a federal court system. Conservatives have been all about the Supreme Court forever.

The knowledge he may lack is that when educated people use the word “branches,” we mean executive-legislative-judicial. We don’t mean the other important set of three governmental institutions that are involved in the process of passing and executing laws.
So Senator Tuberville is not educated enough to know how to sound educated enough to be a Senator but it shouldn’t be pointed out?
I dunno. To me its like people in the club laughing at people for not knowing the club’s buzzwords. Or like the gun nuts jumping on a gun control advocate for not being up on the precise difference between a clip and a magazine. Who the hell cares?

AOC referred to the House, Senate, and Presidency as the three chambers of government. Is she ignorant too? Everyone knows that “chambers” refers only to the two chambers of Congress.

Anyway, Brian’s right. Saying we fought WW II to stop socialism is wrong and way dumber.
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 DaveInSeattle » Fri Nov 13, 2020 10:11 pm

So when another state offers Sen Tuberville more money, will he jump ship without telling anyone?

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Re: Random Politics

Post by A_B » Sat Nov 14, 2020 7:48 am

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Fri Nov 13, 2020 10:11 pm
So when another state offers Sen Tuberville more money, will he jump ship without telling anyone?
I hope it's Utah.
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Re: Random Politics

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Sat Nov 14, 2020 12:20 pm

A_B wrote:
Sat Nov 14, 2020 7:48 am
DaveInSeattle wrote:
Fri Nov 13, 2020 10:11 pm
So when another state offers Sen Tuberville more money, will he jump ship without telling anyone?
I hope it's Utah.
Hey, we already got Mitt Romney that way.
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

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Re: Random Politics

Post by psunate77 » Tue Nov 17, 2020 7:18 am

Just saw McAdams lost to Burgess Owens in Utah.

Dems are close to losing the house and may in 2022.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:55 am

psunate77 wrote:
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Just saw McAdams lost to Burgess Owens in Utah.

Dems are close to losing the house and may in 2022.
Once again Utah is back to having no Dems in Congress. Salt Lake County, the largest in the state, went for Biden 53-42. But we're gerrymandered really bad here.
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Re: Random Politics

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Johnnie wrote:
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:55 am

Shirley wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:44 am
Johnnie wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:51 pm


*Video games & Gangsta Rap
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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 Giff » Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:58 am

Steve of phpBB wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:55 am
Shirley wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:44 am
Johnnie wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:51 pm


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*Horse and Buggy and Saloon music*


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Re: Random Politics

Post by DSafetyGuy » Wed Nov 18, 2020 12:11 pm

Giff wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:58 am
Steve of phpBB wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:55 am
Shirley wrote:
Wed Nov 18, 2020 11:44 am
Johnnie wrote:
Tue Nov 17, 2020 9:51 pm


*Video games & Gangsta Rap
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*Horse and Buggy and Saloon music*

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Re: Random Politics

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Rex » Sat Nov 21, 2020 7:04 pm



By the way, how unpopular is Hillary? Even the creator of this monstrosity left her out.

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Re: Random Politics

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Sun Nov 22, 2020 10:29 am

If Rittenhouse had been killed that night, he’d be Horst Wessel.
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Re: Random Politics

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Re: Random Politics

Post by EdRomero » Mon Nov 23, 2020 7:03 pm



Has there been a time in history where the courts are politically very different from the public? The country is getting more progressive, but the courts look like they'll be very conservative for awhile.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Mon Nov 23, 2020 7:58 pm

EdRomero wrote:
Mon Nov 23, 2020 7:03 pm
Has there been a time in history where the courts are politically very different from the public? The country is getting more progressive, but the courts look like they'll be very conservative for awhile.
I think Scott Lemieux would be the best source on this, but I think courts have been more conservative than the general public for most of the past 150 years.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Johnnie » Tue Nov 24, 2020 7:04 pm

The bravest of the brave, Paul Ryan, has spoken. What courage to speak. Wow.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Tue Nov 24, 2020 8:40 pm

Johnnie wrote:
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The bravest of the brave, Paul Ryan, has spoken. What courage to speak. Wow.

Cue Trump calling Ryan a loser for his 2012 run for VP ... when he and Romney got 47.2 percent of the vote, a number Trump didn’t reach either time.
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Re: Random Politics

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Re: Random Politics

Post by mister d » Thu Dec 03, 2020 11:25 am

Between this and Newson and plenty of other examples, at some point we're going to admit that quotes, not actions, as the only functional difference between wealthy Dems and Republicans:

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Post by The Sybian » Thu Dec 03, 2020 11:39 am

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Holy shit!?!?! That's my parents district, so I've been following it, and I thought she had it won. My father registered GOP just to vote against Tenney. I pretend to forget her name when on the phone with her if my father is in the room. I'll ask my mom the name of the GOP candidate, she says it, and my father screams "fuck that bitch" in the background. Every time. Cracks me up, but apparently it happens during every one of Tenney's frequent commercials, so it's probably less funny to my mom.

Tenney won in 2016, and was one of the dumbest and loudest Trump supporters. Her press appearances and comments were just off the charts crazy and moronic. Then Brindisi knocked her out in 2018.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by P.D.X. » Thu Dec 03, 2020 11:44 am

Ooof. Beat by a delicious aged wedge of cheese.

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Re: Random Politics

Post by The Sybian » Thu Dec 03, 2020 11:45 am

P.D.X. wrote:
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Ooof. Beat by a delicious aged wedge of cheese.

I've been bested by much worse.
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Post by The Sybian » Thu Dec 03, 2020 12:00 pm

Shit, didn't notice the date on the NY22 update. I texted my mom and she called to fill me in, apparently Tenney is now up by a dozen or so votes, but they found 55 unopened ballots. Tenney is fighting to close the count without including the 55 ballots. My mom asked my dad what he thought about it, so I did get to hear a "fuck her... and the Trump she rode in on."
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Thu Dec 03, 2020 2:58 pm

And there's a district in Iowa where the Dem lost by less than ten votes.
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 sancarlos » Thu Dec 03, 2020 8:55 pm

I certainly don't agree with Mr. D about the lack of difference between Dems and R's. But, it is awfully discouraging that all these fucking politicians feel like they don't have to follow the rules they dictate for others. In addition to Newsom, the mayor of San Francisco joined a big birthday party at the very same restaurant as Newsom's party - the very next day.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:20 pm

sancarlos wrote:
Thu Dec 03, 2020 8:55 pm
I certainly don't agree with Mr. D about the lack of difference between Dems and R's. But, it is awfully discouraging that all these fucking politicians feel like they don't have to follow the rules they dictate for others. In addition to Newsom, the mayor of San Francisco joined a big birthday party at the very same restaurant as Newsom's party - the very next day.
Yeah I don’t know if any Dem Congressional reps have been busted doing that, but the power of being a big-deal chief executive definitely goes to anyone’s head no matter what party.
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

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Hmmm.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by Steve of phpBB » Thu Dec 03, 2020 10:09 pm

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Hmmm.
That would’ve been fine I think. But it would’ve looked bad.
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 » Thu Dec 03, 2020 10:36 pm

Steve of phpBB wrote:
Thu Dec 03, 2020 10:09 pm
mister d wrote:
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Hmmm.
That would’ve been fine I think. But it would’ve looked bad.
What's that? I'm sorry I couldn't hear you. I was busy Facetiming with my dad before he dies in isolation at the hospital.

Seriously though, we deserve terrorism in the streets of Washington DC when you see that level of ignorance.
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Re: Random Politics

Post by DSafetyGuy » Fri Dec 04, 2020 11:48 am

EnochRoot wrote:
Thu Dec 03, 2020 10:36 pm
Steve of phpBB wrote:
Thu Dec 03, 2020 10:09 pm
mister d wrote:
Thu Dec 03, 2020 9:29 pm


Hmmm.
That would’ve been fine I think. But it would’ve looked bad.
What's that? I'm sorry I couldn't hear you. I was busy Facetiming with my dad before he dies in isolation at the hospital.

Seriously though, we deserve terrorism in the streets of Washington DC when you see that level of ignorance.
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