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Political Roundtable Part XXX

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Post#301 » by Bonscott » Tue Aug 17, 2021 8:19 pm

Wow even trash like CNN is starting to figure out what an idiot Barack O'Biden is
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Post#302 » by payitforward » Tue Aug 17, 2021 8:55 pm

Bonscott wrote:Wow even trash like CNN is starting to figure out what an idiot Barack O'Biden is

Who pulled this guy's head out of the toilet & brought him on board this forum?

Got any skin in the game jackass? Me, I've got a kid in Kabul. Right now.

Go back in the other room & dream about how easy it would be for you to light a fire if only you had a match. We're busy here.
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Re: Political Roundtable Part XXX 

Post#303 » by dobrojim » Tue Aug 17, 2021 9:16 pm

Been doing like DCK and filling out postcards to encourage voting in VA this NOV.

#reclaim our vote

Hey Bonscott, so tell us which brilliant GOP policies you feel most strongly about.

Racist voter suppression or simply empowering state legs to overthrow election results?

Find any bamboo fibers recently? Oh yeah, isn't Golfy McBonespurs suppose to be back in office now?
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Re: Political Roundtable Part XXX 

Post#304 » by dobrojim » Tue Aug 17, 2021 9:20 pm

Kanyewest wrote:
dobrojim wrote:Re Afghanistan, it’s tragic both what our futile involvement resulted in
as well as the apparent dominance of medieval philosophy by many of the people
that live there. They’re the only ones who can fix it (sadly). Military
solutions to economic/cultural problems will never be more than temporary.


Re climate change it’s getting harder and harder to pretend that
the costs of addressing it are not trivial compared to the costs of ignoring it.
I really wonder what may happen when or if rainfall patterns disrupt and
interfere with our ability to do industrial scale agriculture so everyone
can have food.

We need an efficient method of desalination of sea water.


The US indirectly lead to the insurrection against the Soviet Union in the 1980s and didn't seem to learn that lessons. Although once the US and Russia left 1980s, it created a vacuum for Pakistan/Saudi Arabia to give money/support to the Taliban.


Afghanistan is where empires go to die.
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Re: Political Roundtable Part XXX 

Post#305 » by Zonkerbl » Wed Aug 18, 2021 6:29 pm

stupid outage - this thread was just starting to get momentum
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Re: Political Roundtable Part XXX 

Post#306 » by pancakes3 » Wed Aug 18, 2021 6:47 pm

a small school district just made masks part of the dress code and told Abbott to go pound sand. love it.
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Re: Political Roundtable Part XXX 

Post#307 » by FAH1223 » Wed Aug 18, 2021 7:18 pm

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Post#308 » by dckingsfan » Wed Aug 18, 2021 9:31 pm

update: Some of you knew I gave away batteries and portable heaters (that I really shouldn't have had and didn't need) during our freeze down in Houston.

All of them went into one apartment complex (mostly Hispanic). What I didn't know was they all ended up working together to keep their batteries charged.

Anyway, I reported this "success" back to the battery manufacturer so they could run a story. I got back, "sorry, wrong demographic".

I admit that I was trying to get each of them a free battery for the story. But it was a bit off-putting.
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Post#309 » by dobrojim » Thu Aug 19, 2021 2:57 pm

Wow. They actually said that? Or was that just the gist of their reponse?
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Post#310 » by dckingsfan » Thu Aug 19, 2021 4:21 pm

dobrojim wrote:Wow. They actually said that? Or was that just the gist of their reponse?

Quote: "I am sorry, but that isn't the audience we are trying to reach..."
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Re: Political Roundtable Part XXX 

Post#311 » by Ruzious » Thu Aug 19, 2021 5:04 pm

dckingsfan wrote:update: Some of you knew I gave away batteries and portable heaters (that I really shouldn't have had and didn't need) during our freeze down in Houston.

All of them went into one apartment complex (mostly Hispanic). What I didn't know was they all ended up working together to keep their batteries charged.

Anyway, I reported this "success" back to the battery manufacturer so they could run a story. I got back, "sorry, wrong demographic".

I admit that I was trying to get each of them a free battery for the story. But it was a bit off-putting.

What you did in Houston was heroic.

The battery manufacturer missed out on a good opportunity.
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Re: Political Roundtable Part XXX 

Post#312 » by Wizardspride » Thu Aug 19, 2021 6:05 pm

Read on Twitter
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President Trump told two senior Russian officials in a 2017 Oval Office meeting that he was unconcerned about Moscow’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election because the United States did the same in other countries
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Post#313 » by dckingsfan » Thu Aug 19, 2021 6:42 pm

Ruzious wrote:
dckingsfan wrote:update: Some of you knew I gave away batteries and portable heaters (that I really shouldn't have had and didn't need) during our freeze down in Houston.

All of them went into one apartment complex (mostly Hispanic). What I didn't know was they all ended up working together to keep their batteries charged.

Anyway, I reported this "success" back to the battery manufacturer so they could run a story. I got back, "sorry, wrong demographic".

I admit that I was trying to get each of them a free battery for the story. But it was a bit off-putting.

What you did in Houston was heroic.

The battery manufacturer missed out on a good opportunity.

Not really, giving away stuff I didn't need... the real heroes were the Beto folks that were reaching out to find out who needed help. Then they reached out to those that could. If you aren't impressed by Beto, I can understand that. But it is hard not to be impressed by his network.

While Ted Cruz was down in Cancun, Beto's team was working... interesting, no?

But yeah, the manufacturer totally missed out, IMO.

What is interesting to me is after the fact to find out that they were all working together. I just didn't see that... blinders I guess.
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Re: Political Roundtable Part XXX 

Post#314 » by Ruzious » Fri Aug 20, 2021 1:13 am

Wizardspride wrote:
Read on Twitter
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No comment, many thoughts.
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Re: Political Roundtable Part XXX 

Post#315 » by Wizardspride » Fri Aug 20, 2021 2:02 am

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President Trump told two senior Russian officials in a 2017 Oval Office meeting that he was unconcerned about Moscow’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election because the United States did the same in other countries
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Re: Political Roundtable Part XXX 

Post#316 » by Zonkerbl » Fri Aug 20, 2021 1:01 pm

I think it's appropriate, if it helps your mental health, to dance on the graves of some people who are particularly evil whose very presence in the world made the lives of many many people around them worse and whose lies probably led to many many deaths, like Rush Limbaugh.

Dumb people who died from their own dumbness doesn't qualify. I'm sad he made that choice, I'm sad for the people around him whose life he made worse by making bad choices.
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Re: Political Roundtable Part XXX 

Post#317 » by pancakes3 » Fri Aug 20, 2021 2:16 pm

Wizardspride wrote:
Read on Twitter
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I broke the news of the bomb threat to my gf yesterday and she asked if it was the taliban

it never even crossed my mind when i saw the story that it would be a foreign threat. 100% assumed it was a crazed trumper, which it turned out to be.
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Re: Political Roundtable Part XXX 

Post#318 » by Wizardspride » Fri Aug 20, 2021 4:22 pm

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Re: Political Roundtable Part XXX 

Post#319 » by payitforward » Fri Aug 20, 2021 6:24 pm

payitforward wrote:...Me, I've got a kid in Kabul. ...

Inasmuch as I mentioned this, I should also mention that he (an nbc journalist who works with Richard Engel) left yesterday, is in Doha & will prob. be there a while...
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Re: Political Roundtable Part XXX 

Post#320 » by long suffrin' boulez fan » Sat Aug 21, 2021 4:45 am

payitforward wrote:
payitforward wrote:...Me, I've got a kid in Kabul. ...

Inasmuch as I mentioned this, I should also mention that he (an nbc journalist who works with Richard Engel) left yesterday, is in Doha & will prob. be there a while...



Thanks for the update PIF. And thank Yahweh he’s out of there.
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