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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by GRR Spartan on Thu Aug 31, 2017 5:52 am

Indiana's governor signed SB442 which allows the state to "clean up" or delete names from the rolls of registered voters without contacting the voter prior to deleting their name.

League of Women Voters and the NAACP have filed stating its a violation of the National Voter Registration Act that requires notification ptior to names being taken off the rolls.

Between 2012 and 2014 Indiana officials removed 22% of registered voters names and since the most recent bill went into effect in July 481,000 more names have been removed.


http://www.indystar.com/story/news/2017/08/23/lawsuit-says-new-law-purge-indiana-voters-d-challengeindiana-tops-nation-voter-purge-naacp-wants-sto/594271001/
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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by DWags on Thu Aug 31, 2017 6:59 am

GRR Spartan wrote:Indiana's governor signed SB442 which allows the state to "clean up" or delete names from the rolls of registered voters without contacting the voter prior to deleting their name.

League of Women Voters and the NAACP have filed stating its a violation of the National Voter Registration Act that requires notification ptior to names being taken off the rolls.

Between 2012 and 2014 Indiana officials removed 22% of registered voters names and since the most recent bill went into effect in July 481,000 more names have been removed.


http://www.indystar.com/story/news/2017/08/23/lawsuit-says-new-law-purge-indiana-voters-d-challengeindiana-tops-nation-voter-purge-naacp-wants-sto/594271001/

Do we get to guess where most of those voters lived in the state?

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by GRR Spartan on Wed Sep 06, 2017 7:25 am

Remember when the Director of The Office of Federal Ethics resigned 2 months ago?  

Its because of shit like this.  Trump is making millions as CEO's and lobbyists buy memberships at his golf resort properties.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/09/06/trump-gets-millions-golf-members-ceos-and-lobbyists-get-access-president/632505001/
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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by Robert J Sakimano on Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:02 am

GRR Spartan wrote:Remember when the Director of The Office of Federal Ethics resigned 2 months ago?  

Its because of shit like this.  Trump is making millions as CEO's and lobbyists buy memberships at his golf resort properties.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2017/09/06/trump-gets-millions-golf-members-ceos-and-lobbyists-get-access-president/632505001/
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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by GRR Spartan on Thu Sep 07, 2017 12:11 pm

Trump real estate companies are marketing and leasing high end residences to well heeled Russians with expectant spouses /significant others so their birth will occur in the US giving the newborns dual citizenship.

Guess that's different than people coming in from countries south of the US border who have been vilified by GOP politicians including President Trump.

A big difference is the folks are coming in through the Mexican border and aren't leasing Trump properties.

Ethics? Ethics? We don't need no stinkin ethics!

http://www.thedailybeast.com/russians-flock-to-trump-properties-to-give-birth-to-us-citizens
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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by GRR Spartan on Fri Sep 15, 2017 4:55 pm

Wonder who visits Trumps on his frequent trips to Mar-a-laga?

AG Jeff "The Idiot" Sessions and the FBI are saying the visitor's list isn't subject to The Freedom of Information Act so keep wondering.

No tax returns, no visitor lists.

Just trust him while he enriches himself and his family. Only 7 plu more years if he gets his way.
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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by LooseGoose on Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:37 am

As usual more fake news from Krugman and the NYTimes....

And as usual more of the antiTumpists retweet the fake shit than the correction. All tribal and no truth.

Josh Jordan‏Verified account @NumbersMuncher 14h14 hours ago

Tweet w/ incorrect info that goes against Trump: 9,600+ RTs.

Tweet correcting first tweet's wrong accusation: 263 RTs.

Every single time.





But it's ok with Bob and his boys here since they love the lies.

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by Turtleneck on Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:42 am

LooseGoose wrote:As usual more fake news from Krugman and the NYTimes....

And as usual more of the antiTumpists retweet the fake shit than the correction. All tribal and no truth.

Josh Jordan‏Verified account @NumbersMuncher 14h14 hours ago

Tweet w/ incorrect info that goes against Trump: 9,600+ RTs.

Tweet correcting first tweet's wrong accusation: 263 RTs.

Every single time.





But it's ok with Bob and his boys here since they love the lies.

If you're so interested in truth, why don't you ever call out Trump for his lies via Twitter? Is it because you are also a dishonest "tribalist"?

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by Other Teams Pursuing That on Sun Oct 01, 2017 10:59 am



Will someone think about the retweets?!!!
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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by LooseGoose on Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:10 am

Turtleneck wrote:
LooseGoose wrote:As usual more fake news from Krugman and the NYTimes....

And as usual more of the antiTumpists retweet the fake shit than the correction. All tribal and no truth.

Josh Jordan‏Verified account @NumbersMuncher 14h14 hours ago

Tweet w/ incorrect info that goes against Trump: 9,600+ RTs.

Tweet correcting first tweet's wrong accusation: 263 RTs.

Every single time.





But it's ok with Bob and his boys here since they love the lies.

If you're so interested in truth, why don't you ever call out Trump for his lies via Twitter? Is it because you are also a dishonest "tribalist"?

I could join the chorus here but what's the fun in that? The rest of you do quite well in parroting the media.

Didn't see a single one of you call Bob on naming Melania Trump as a sexual predator......so tell me again how you're down the middle and believers in the truth?

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by DWags on Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:23 am

LooseGoose wrote:
Turtleneck wrote:

If you're so interested in truth, why don't you ever call out Trump for his lies via Twitter? Is it because you are also a dishonest "tribalist"?

I could join the chorus here but what's the fun in that? The rest of you do quite well in parroting the media.

Didn't see a single one of you call Bob on naming Melania Trump as a sexual predator......so tell me again how you're down the middle and believers in the truth?

Melania Trump isn't a sexual predator. She's a whore willing to marry one because she craves money and power. She'd never marry him if he was even making 500K a year. Her platform is social media bullying, but when her paycheck pos husband does it she just laughs it off and says "oh if you hit Donnie he hits back". She's scum and deserves him.
To hell with both of them.

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by Turtleneck on Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:25 am

I do not follow Bob around tSwill and read all of his posts. So I have no idea what you are talking about.

Here is what I do know. Most of us will owe up to our trolling. That includes Bob. Meanwhile, you act like you are above it all, start threads asking for people to be banned for trolling because trolling is beneath you, but then troll tBin all day. Yet, somehow that does not fit into your definition of hypocritical.

Listen, you just parrot Hannity, Limbaugh, and whatever sites you read. Once the conversation turns analytical and requires independent thought, you disappear. I once suggested you read some of the original discourse from the framers of the Constitution. I cannot recall the context of the conversation other than you responding with "I don't have time for that." But you have time to scour the Internet all day looking for all sorts of links? Translation: the next independent thought you have will be your first. Well, you do have a lot of original thoughts on pie and milk.

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by GRR Spartan on Sun Oct 01, 2017 11:39 am

The Sage of Mio is a internet bomb thrower.
Truth has never been a consideration.

Eventually he'll revert to name calling, foul language, masturbating emoticon bombs and leave because people question his posts.

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by GRR Spartan on Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:15 pm

Remember when Republicans slammed President Obama for his excessive use of executive orders?

Seemed a good time to note President Trump just signed his 50th executive order today. That's a little over 6 per month.

Obama signed 276 in his 96 months in office or a bit fewer than 3 per month.
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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by NigelUno on Thu Oct 12, 2017 6:55 pm

Turtleneck wrote:I do not follow Bob around tSwill and read all of his posts. So I have no idea what you are talking about.

Here is what I do know. Most of us will owe up to our trolling. That includes Bob. Meanwhile, you act like you are above it all, start threads asking for people to be banned for trolling because trolling is beneath you, but then troll tBin all day. Yet, somehow that does not fit into your definition of hypocritical.

Listen, you just parrot Hannity, Limbaugh, and whatever sites you read. Once the conversation turns analytical and requires independent thought, you disappear. I once suggested you read some of the original discourse from the framers of the Constitution. I cannot recall the context of the conversation other than you responding with "I don't have time for that." But you have time to scour the Internet all day looking for all sorts of links? Translation: the next independent thought you have will be your first. Well, you do have a lot of original thoughts on pie and milk.

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by Travis of the Cosmos on Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:25 pm

Y'all wanna know something that grinds my gears? The way places like CNN will put in the word "accidentally" in the first sentence of this article. Fuck you cnn, he didn't accidentally say that. He has no clue that he's president of the Virgin Islands too. He's a massive dipshit who couldn't pass an 8th grade social studies test if you gave him one right now.

Massive idiot president says he talked to president of the Virgin Islands which is him, the massive idiot

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by LooseGoose on Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:44 am

LOL, this has reached stupidity now.   Enjoy your liberal allies.



Ann Arbor city council members kneel during the Pledge of Allegiance at a meeting on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. (Lauren Slagter | The Ann Arbor News)

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by Watch Out Pylon! on Tue Oct 17, 2017 9:48 am

LooseGoose wrote:LOL, this has reached stupidity now.   Enjoy your liberal allies.



Ann Arbor city council members kneel during the Pledge of Allegiance at a meeting on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. (Lauren Slagter | The Ann Arbor News)

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by tGreenWay on Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:12 am

LooseGoose wrote:LOL, this has reached stupidity now.   Enjoy your liberal allies.



Ann Arbor city council members kneel during the Pledge of Allegiance at a meeting on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. (Lauren Slagter | The Ann Arbor News)


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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by Robert J Sakimano on Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:14 am

LooseGoose wrote:LOL, this has reached stupidity now.   Enjoy your liberal allies.



Ann Arbor city council members kneel during the Pledge of Allegiance at a meeting on Monday, Oct. 16, 2017. (Lauren Slagter | The Ann Arbor News)
Goose needs a safe space from these mean people.

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by Robert J Sakimano on Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:20 am

funny story..

my daughter hasn't stood for the Pledge of Allegiance in school since way back in middle school - for a long time, she was the only kid that would just sit and doodle or read or whatever. Now she says about a third of the class she's in (her senior year) just sits down too.

so it's nice to see that some kids go to school to learn and not be indoctrinated by the government and some jingoistic pledge she doesn't believe in.

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by NigelUno on Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:23 am

LooseGoose wrote:LOL, this has reached stupidity now.   Enjoy your liberal allies.


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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by Robert J Sakimano on Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:34 am



I can't think of a more disrespectful thing to do to a flag than have the filthy hands of a sexual predator all over it.

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by Watch Out Pylon! on Tue Oct 17, 2017 10:38 am

Uh oh. Looks like Goose is going to have to add swimming and Ann Arbor to the list of stuff he has to boycott. :(

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by LooseGoose on Fri Oct 20, 2017 6:44 pm

Tribes. College students.


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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by Turtleneck on Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:34 pm

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Post by Watch Out Pylon! on Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:37 pm

Remember that one time Goose wanted to permaban Bob for being nothing but an instigator?
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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by Turtleneck on Fri Oct 20, 2017 7:53 pm

Watch Out Pylon! wrote:Remember that one time Goose wanted to permaban Bob for being nothing but an instigator?

He is not a hypocrite, Pylon. I hope that is not what you are implying.

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by Turtleneck on Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:36 pm

LooseGoose wrote:Tribes. College students.


Which on is Loose?


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Post by Turtleneck on Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:38 pm

Oscoda County GOP?


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Post by Turtleneck on Sat Oct 21, 2017 2:46 pm



To summarize, I could find 100 videos of idiot Trump supporters, Loose could find 100 videos of idiot liberals or [whoever] supporters, and none of it means anything. It's funny. I like watching these videos. But it means nothing.

I know it means everything to Loose, but in reality, it's all so meaningless. I could take a camera to a Trump event, interview 100 people, and find 5-10 crazies among that 100 to put on TV. Loose could have done the same at a Hillary event or a Bernie event. The only thing funnier than the videos are the people that take them seriously.

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Post by Travis of the Cosmos on Sat Oct 21, 2017 8:17 pm

I would like to know why someone like this should be legally allowed to continue to own guns. For me, when you go on record as saying “I would shoot this person that clearly doesn’t deserve being shot” then you should immediately lose your gun owning right. You’ve clearly showed yourself as completely incapable of responsibly owning a gun.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/oct/21/montana-gianforte-ben-jacobs-karen-marshall-would-have-shot

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Post by LooseGoose on Mon Oct 23, 2017 12:21 pm

Pylon definition of "engagement" - a 16 person pile on.

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by GRR Spartan on Fri Oct 27, 2017 10:13 am

Why do so many tough talking/posting “conservatives” want to include themselves as victims?

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Post by Watch Out Pylon! on Sat Oct 28, 2017 7:48 pm

Turtleneck wrote:

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Re: The political hodge podge thread

Post by Travis of the Cosmos on Sun Oct 29, 2017 9:44 pm

I have barely gotten 20% into this article and will finish tomorrow but you guys it seems like a super interesting read

https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/10/29/john-boehner-trump-house-republican-party-retirement-profile-feature-215741

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Post by Turtleneck on Sun Oct 29, 2017 9:50 pm

Travis of the Cosmos wrote:I have barely gotten 20% into this article and will finish tomorrow but you guys it seems like a super interesting read

https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/10/29/john-boehner-trump-house-republican-party-retirement-profile-feature-215741

It is

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