US Politics 2

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by Lex-Man » Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:46 pm

Moggy wrote:
Lex-Man wrote:Does Trump have a Twitch stream?


He's always playing Rocket League.


I would have guessed he'd just stream links 2003 non stop.

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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Monkey Man » Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:52 pm


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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Garth » Mon Jun 29, 2020 6:52 pm

Reddit has banned “The_Donald” subreddit:
https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/29/tech ... peech.html

Mr. Huffman said users on “The_Donald” had frequently violated its first updated rule: “Remember the human.” He said he and others at Reddit repeatedly attempted to reason with moderators of “The_Donald,” who run the subreddit on a volunteer basis, to no avail. Banning the forum was a last-ditch effort to contain harassment, he said.

“We’ve given them many opportunities to be successful,” Mr. Huffman said. “The message is clear that they have no intention of working with us.”


Edit: as above!

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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Peter Crisp » Mon Jun 29, 2020 7:19 pm

Trump is going to go wild.

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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Moggy » Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:29 pm

Monkey Man wrote:




He thinks his house is a prison?

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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Return_of_the_STAR » Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:33 pm

Such a weird country at times. So so so strange.

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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Knoyleo » Mon Jun 29, 2020 10:35 pm

Moggy wrote:
Monkey Man wrote:




He thinks his house is a prison?

They actually own an homme-debout, used by aristocrats in the French revolution, to hide in if their houses were stormed. :lol:


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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Preezy » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:10 pm

Return_of_the_STAR wrote:Such a weird country at times. So so so strange.

At times? Country seems batshit mental at least 85% of the time!

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PostRe: US Politics 2
by KK » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:14 pm

In that pink polo, looks like he’s stepped out of an 80s movie.

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by Return_of_the_STAR » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:17 pm

Preezy wrote:
Return_of_the_STAR wrote:Such a weird country at times. So so so strange.

At times? Country seems batshit mental at least 85% of the time!


At least 85% of the time. I just find it fascinating how a country that on one face is so culturally similar to us is actually so alien to us on other fronts.

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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Moggy » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:18 pm

Return_of_the_STAR wrote:
Preezy wrote:
Return_of_the_STAR wrote:Such a weird country at times. So so so strange.

At times? Country seems batshit mental at least 85% of the time!


At least 85% of the time. I just find it fascinating how a country that on one face is so culturally similar to us is actually so alien to us on other fronts.


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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Return_of_the_STAR » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:27 pm

Moggy wrote:
Return_of_the_STAR wrote:
Preezy wrote:
Return_of_the_STAR wrote:Such a weird country at times. So so so strange.

At times? Country seems batshit mental at least 85% of the time!


At least 85% of the time. I just find it fascinating how a country that on one face is so culturally similar to us is actually so alien to us on other fronts.


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:lol:

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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Lex-Man » Mon Jun 29, 2020 11:30 pm

Well they can have a fantastic two week stay in Blackpool.

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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Alvin Flummux » Tue Jun 30, 2020 12:39 am


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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Return_of_the_STAR » Tue Jun 30, 2020 1:43 am

So it turns out the protesters were not just peacefully walking past someone’s house but they actually forced entry to a gated community and were trespassing on private property. So they shouldn’t have been there and were breaking the law but that still doesn’t justify to me pulling out what looks like a semi automatic rifle and a handgun :fp: the problem is America it’s perfectly legal :fp: Jesus wept America.

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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Garth » Tue Jun 30, 2020 3:25 am



American officials provided a written briefing in late February to President Trump laying out their conclusion that a Russian military intelligence unit offered and paid bounties to Taliban-linked militants to kill U.S. and coalition troops in Afghanistan, two officials familiar with the matter said.

The investigation into the suspected Russian covert operation to incentivize such killings has focused in part on an April 2019 car bombing that killed three Marines as one such potential attack, according to multiple officials familiar with the matter.

The new information emerged as the White House tried on Monday to play down the intelligence assessment that Russia sought to encourage and reward killings — including reiterating a claim that Mr. Trump was never briefed about the matter and portraying the conclusion as disputed and dubious.

But that stance clashed with the disclosure by two officials that the intelligence was included months ago in Mr. Trump’s President’s Daily Brief document — a compilation of the government’s latest secrets and best insights about foreign policy and national security that is prepared for him to read. One of the officials said the item appeared in Mr. Trump’s brief in late February; the other cited Feb. 27, specifically.

Moreover, a description of the intelligence assessment that the Russian unit had carried out the bounties plot was also seen as serious and solid enough to disseminate more broadly across the intelligence community in a May 4 article in the C.I.A.’s World Intelligence Review, a classified compendium commonly referred to as The Wire, two officials said.



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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Garth » Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:31 am

It gets worse:

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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Photek » Tue Jun 30, 2020 5:08 am

I don’t see the ‘problem’ here, like as if he’d read a report on anything...

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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Squinty » Tue Jun 30, 2020 8:36 am

Putin using that pee pee tape leverage to the extreme.

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PostRe: US Politics 2
by Alvin Flummux » Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:07 pm

If you're in a senior enough position to be giving Trump reports, and you're giving him a written report in 2020, you're knowingly abetting whatever foreign state, criminal or terrorist your report is on.


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