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taxes are theft; therefore, democrats are criminals

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 02:58 (eleven months ago) Permalink

selfishness is too a virtue

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 02:59 (eleven months ago) Permalink

Making people's lives better is not a function of the state. The state's job is to get out of the way so the market can make people's lives better*.

*or not

scattered, smothered, covered, diced and chunked (WilliamC), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 03:00 (eleven months ago) Permalink

wasn't it Jeremy Clarkson that said something once like "governments should build park benches and leave us alone"

waht, I am true black metal worrior (Neanderthal), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 03:03 (eleven months ago) Permalink

if your parents don't have enough money, nothing you do matters

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 03:11 (eleven months ago) Permalink

job security is a necessary evil to coerce the talented

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 03:29 (eleven months ago) Permalink

if you weren't forced to pay taxes, you could just afford things on your own like insurance and private police protection

waht, I am true black metal worrior (Neanderthal), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 03:31 (eleven months ago) Permalink

in my very amateurish opinion modern conservativism has two major planks:

1) denial of any link between capitalism and the undermining of traditional values.
2) strict and explicit separation of society into categories of, let's say, "elect" and "damned" (those deserving of privilege, security, etc. and those undeserving...white supremacy is obviously a huge part of this)

ryan, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 03:40 (eleven months ago) Permalink

All conservatism is the rationalization and preservation of privilege. The hatefulness and nastiness that seems to travel with it has always been there, but obviously people have had different expectations throughout history about what's uncouth and which are the parts you aren't supposed to say out loud.

Scalzi's essay is a tad goofy but I liked his nerdy explanation of privilege: "In the role playing game known as The Real World, “Straight White Male” is the lowest difficulty setting there is."

Any policies that increase egalitarianism in Western societies, by necessity, can be seen as mildly increasing the difficulty setting for Straight White Male. If you're not doing so great at The Real World, and you were already on the lowest difficulty setting, then something's clearly very wrong.

El Tomboto, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 03:42 (eleven months ago) Permalink

life is a golf course. climate change is a chinese hoax

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 03:46 (eleven months ago) Permalink

life is a golf ball, I wanna drive it all night long

waht, I am true black metal worrior (Neanderthal), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 03:48 (eleven months ago) Permalink

russian=socialists are the worst ever evil in the world, except when republican president donald trump houses and praises them. government is the problem, as well

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 03:54 (eleven months ago) Permalink

states' rights except when not

waht, I am true black metal worrior (Neanderthal), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 03:55 (eleven months ago) Permalink

I'd love to see Scalzi recite his essay to the corpse of a drug overdosed white person whose lost all realistic hope for his/her life. Americans don't know each other anymore.

larry appleton, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 03:56 (eleven months ago) Permalink

that is not in his individual self-interest. individual self-interest is all that matters

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:02 (eleven months ago) Permalink

regulation gets in the way of businesses succeeding and makes capitalism not work. we shouldn't regulate wrongdoing out of existence - the market will react and put evildoing companies out of business. it's ok if 371 people die due to eating salmonella infected peanuts because AFTER those people die, people will boycott the brand!

We could have stopped those people from dying but that would have hurt Planters' sales and really when it boils down to it, aren't 371 lives worth it?

also the Holocaust never happened.

waht, I am true black metal worrior (Neanderthal), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:04 (eleven months ago) Permalink

People want the government to be run like a business, so that after a few years they can be surprised by a FOR LEASE sign on City Hall, and no idea what it might turn into next.

El Tomboto, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:17 (eleven months ago) Permalink

Maybe it will be a new coffee place, or a hair salon!

El Tomboto, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:17 (eleven months ago) Permalink

All white grievance is legitimate, especially hopelessness in the face of poverty

El Tomboto, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:20 (eleven months ago) Permalink

except for the four gospels, the judeo-christian bible is the literal word of god, bro

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:24 (eleven months ago) Permalink

All white grievance is legitimate, especially hopelessness in the face of poverty

― El Tomboto, Tuesday, March 7, 2017 4:20 AM (eleven minutes ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

Ignoring suffering because of classism and identity politics is part of why we're here. People like you have blood on your hands... POC die because of attitudes like yours, which, on the surface, tries to celebrate them. But it's not out of concern for the lives of POC, but for your own narcissism and privilege, which you then flip on others less fortunate than yourself.

Liberalism and conservatism is the same side of the same coin at this point. Is it any wonder why we are where we are?

larry appleton, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:36 (eleven months ago) Permalink

what would we do without you, larry

El Tomboto, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:37 (eleven months ago) Permalink

have you heard of this guy, jim goad? I think his books would grab you

El Tomboto, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:38 (eleven months ago) Permalink

Well, there was a reason I worked with an Obama appointee, you low-level bureaucratic waste. My ideas make sense and work, they're just not in vogue right now, because of snot wipes like you who want to sip glasses of wine while people suffer and die.

larry appleton, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:39 (eleven months ago) Permalink

The funniest part of your schtick is that everything I've posted to this thread is either me actually linking to and quoting John Scalzi and the rest is ripped off from Ta-Nehisi Coates - I haven't expressed a single original opinion worth lashing out at. But you man, you got the solutions that make sense, and work!

El Tomboto, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:42 (eleven months ago) Permalink

beef is when I see you
guaranteed to be in ICU

but you won't have healthcare

waht, I am true black metal worrior (Neanderthal), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:42 (eleven months ago) Permalink

All conservatism is the rationalization and preservation of privilege.

fucking otm. all hoarding and no empathy. fuck you, got mine. what's that, an oppressed category of people wants equal treatment? get the fuck off my lawn. if you need quotas, that just means you females/non-whites/whatever are simply terrible at what you do. let the free market do its job because the free market is faultless*.

* at preserving old-timey privilege

Autumn Almanac, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:45 (eleven months ago) Permalink

this is the angriest i've ever been this early in a thread

Autumn Almanac, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:46 (eleven months ago) Permalink

anger is an energy. it's cool to frack oklahoma into earthquake hell, because profit

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:52 (eleven months ago) Permalink

the united states is a republic, not a democracy

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 05:10 (eleven months ago) Permalink

That one I've honestly never been able to figure out. It's a non sequitur beyond the rest

El Tomboto, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 05:13 (eleven months ago) Permalink

Democrats fancy themselves civil rights pioneers but it was REPUBLICANS who freed the slaves we are just like that 19th century party

waht, I am true black metal worrior (Neanderthal), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 05:18 (eleven months ago) Permalink

as Martin Luther King famously said, people should be judged not by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character

example (crüt), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 05:19 (eleven months ago) Permalink

and MLK was a Republican after all!

waht, I am true black metal worrior (Neanderthal), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 05:21 (eleven months ago) Permalink

My ideas make sense and work, they're just not in vogue right now, because of snot wipes like you who want to sip glasses of wine while people suffer and die.

― larry appleton, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 04:39 (three hours ago) Bookmark Flag Post Permalink

Moonlight swine leap whiff off this one

The Perks of Being a Wall St R (darraghmac), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 08:25 (eleven months ago) Permalink

which ideology is against water fluoridation now?

sarahell, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 08:39 (eleven months ago) Permalink

fluoridation is how the govmint gives you gay mind control cancer, keep up

Sacked Italian Greyhound (Noodle Vague), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 08:53 (eleven months ago) Permalink

My ideas make sense and work, they're just not in vogue right now, because of snot wipes like you who want to sip glasses of wine while people suffer and die.

posts that effortlessly etc

Thank you for your service, wasteman (Bananaman Begins), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 09:43 (eleven months ago) Permalink

maybe start a thread for recommending a good wine to accompany people suffering and dying

barry snappleton (Noodle Vague), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 09:45 (eleven months ago) Permalink

Egoism is real, altruism is not. Hence, running a state by egoists’ rules - “like a business,” if you will - is the only sensible option. If the state then falls apart, it’s not because a democracy is inherently altruistic, but because the state is broken and needs to be abolished.

Wes Brodicus, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 10:50 (eleven months ago) Permalink

Right, the only motivating factor you can count on is that everyone wants to get rich. EVERYONE. We all like money right guys? Also, everyone cheats, come on.

El Tomboto, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 10:55 (eleven months ago) Permalink

who among us would not rather have the opportunity, however small, to live beyond the dreams of Croesus rather than to bumble along with our needs generally satisfied but no prospect of rubbing anybody else's nose in it?

barry snappleton (Noodle Vague), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 11:20 (eleven months ago) Permalink

tucking your shirt into your jeans is a timeless look

ogmor, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 11:29 (eleven months ago) Permalink

brb I'm off to find a conservative board with a thread explaining liberals and the staggering insights therein

The Perks of Being a Wall St R (darraghmac), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 11:46 (eleven months ago) Permalink

Bow-ties are a legitimate fashion choice

Thank you for your service, wasteman (Bananaman Begins), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 11:47 (eleven months ago) Permalink

MANY YEARS AGO PRINCE DARKNESS "GANNON" STOLE ONE OF THE TRIFORCE WITH POWER.

increasingly bonkers (rushomancy), Tuesday, 7 March 2017 13:05 (eleven months ago) Permalink

That does explain a lot. And the triforce of wisdom being in eight pieces is why the left is so hopeless.

El Tomboto, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 13:15 (eleven months ago) Permalink

lol @ larry appleton / Tombot guvmint dill-weed beef

have you guys ever considered that conservatism has ideological appeal to its adherents, rather than something dismissive like "the rationalization and preservation of privilege" (what about the millions of non-privileged people who are conservatives? don't say false consciousness!) or "individual self-interest is all that matters"?

flopson, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 13:38 (eleven months ago) Permalink

I considered, then dismissed it.

Frederik B, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 13:43 (eleven months ago) Permalink

Most problems can be pretty easily explained through racism and false consciousness.

Frederik B, Tuesday, 7 March 2017 13:45 (eleven months ago) Permalink

thank god we have eliminated the corporate jet tax, funded in part by repealing the child adoption deduction :)

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/ben-carson-praises-gop-tax-bill-historically-rich-cabinet-article-1.3711496

reggie (qualmsley), Wednesday, 20 December 2017 20:33 (two months ago) Permalink

middle-income taxpayers are winners

https://www.newyorker.com/news/our-columnists/the-republicans-win-on-taxes-is-a-loss-for-american-democracy

reggie (qualmsley), Wednesday, 20 December 2017 21:41 (two months ago) Permalink

Basically, why is the clustering around so many issues so pronounced? Why is "I don't believe in anthropogenic climate change" necessarily yoked with "guns are a sacred right," or with "what's the matter with a little workplace flirting?," or "can't people take a joke anymore?," or "those athletes are disrespecting the troops with their refusal to stand for the national anthem."

All of those things have one in common which is The Way Things Used to Be When I Was a Kid, or maybe, "when my parents were growing up". As we age, it's typical to take note of how things are now versus how they were when we were learning about the world. In my personal experience, those who feel very negatively about how much things have changed swing to the rightconservative proportionate to how negatively they feel about it. Lately, I've noticed one or two acquaintances roughly my age who are those types of people, who feel that Trump and the alt-right are the undesirable change that has happened, which to me reinforces that the modern Republican party aren't actually conservatives at all and gives me a bit of hope for 2020.

beard papa, Thursday, 21 December 2017 05:54 (two months ago) Permalink

The writing is on the wall. Just like Franken was done the day that photo came out. They're going to find out that this investigation has been based on the Steele dossier which was Russian disinformation paid for by Hillary and co. That was the basis for spying on the opposition's presidential campaign and all the unmasking BS...

It's all gonna come out, and some heads are gonna roll and the left will be even more unhappy than they were last November.

It will actually be quite glorious except for the violence that will come from the left.

reggie (qualmsley), Thursday, 21 December 2017 18:42 (two months ago) Permalink

Time to investigate high ranking Obama government officials who might have colluded to prevent the election of @realDonaldTrump! This could be WORSE than Watergate!

— Senator Rand Paul (@RandPaul) December 21, 2017

Monster fatberg (Phil D.), Thursday, 21 December 2017 18:44 (two months ago) Permalink

by keeping the investigation into russian collusion secret during the 2016 presidential campaign, but making a big deal about hillary's emails, the FBI was longterm framing mr. trump under obama's and susan rice's and eric holder's and loretta lynch's orders :(

reggie (qualmsley), Thursday, 21 December 2017 18:55 (two months ago) Permalink

that Rand Paul tweet actually surprised me, I must have been doing such a good job tuning shit out that I've become a lightweight

El Tomboto, Thursday, 21 December 2017 18:58 (two months ago) Permalink

Who is that first quote from, qualmsley?

Frederik B, Thursday, 21 December 2017 18:59 (two months ago) Permalink

advanced level conservative troll on another message board, a step ahead of the talking points

reggie (qualmsley), Thursday, 21 December 2017 19:02 (two months ago) Permalink

there's not an equality problem, there's a mobility problem

brimstead, Thursday, 21 December 2017 22:48 (two months ago) Permalink

sub inequality for equality

brimstead, Thursday, 21 December 2017 22:49 (two months ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

the IRS and the FBI are more dangerous than former KGB officers

reggie (qualmsley), Friday, 5 January 2018 18:44 (one month ago) Permalink

i'd trust former KGB agents before i'd trust a former MI6 agent

reggie (qualmsley), Friday, 5 January 2018 22:48 (one month ago) Permalink

it's not that you don't deserve to go to harvard. it's that his dad donated $2.5 million

reggie (qualmsley), Friday, 5 January 2018 23:23 (one month ago) Permalink

Here was an elemental divide: between Trump and career government employees. He could understand politicians, but he was finding it hard to get a handle on these bureaucrat types, their temperament and motives. He couldn't grasp what they wanted. Why would they, or anyone, be a permanent government employee? "They max out at what? 200 grand? Tops," he said, expressing something like wonder.

reggie (qualmsley), Saturday, 6 January 2018 02:01 (one month ago) Permalink

Here was a key Trump White House rationale: expertise, that liberal virtue, was overrated. After all, so often people who had worked hard to know what they knew made the wrong decisions. So maybe the gut was as good, or maybe better, at getting to the heart of the matter than the wonkish and data-driven inability to see the forest for the trees that often seemed to plague U.S. policy making. Maybe. Hopefully.

Of course, nobody really believed that, except the president himself.

Still, here was the basic faith, overriding his impetuousness and eccentricities and limited knowledge base: nobody became the president of the United States -- that camel-through-the-eye-of-the-needle accomplishment - without unique astuteness and cunning. Right? In the early days of the White House, this was the fundamental hypothesis of the senior staff, shared by Walsh and everyone else: Trump must know what he is doing, his intuition must be profound.

reggie (qualmsley), Saturday, 6 January 2018 02:04 (one month ago) Permalink

it shouldn't matter where the hillary emails came from, even if stolen by Russian hackers; the important thing was the information about hillary's tactics

however

we should ignore the steele dossier and anything the fbi discovered while looking into these leads because hillary paid for, well, not the dossier itself, but for continued oppo research by fusion

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 9 January 2018 20:19 (one month ago) Permalink

these updates are some of the lamest shit on an ilx wallowing in it

Mordy, Tuesday, 9 January 2018 20:25 (one month ago) Permalink

whoa! six guns blazing!!

1) GOP goes on fishing expedition with GPS Fusion and fails hard
2) GOP pretends Fusion has something shady going on
3) Fusion: release transcripts, we have nothing to hid.
4) GOP: we can't release transcripts because of reasons and such as
5) Feinstein: fuck it, here it is
6) Transcript shows how panicked and desperate the GOP is in trying to deflect from Trump's crimes

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 9 January 2018 20:42 (one month ago) Permalink

just post on the US politics thread man

Mordy, Tuesday, 9 January 2018 20:42 (one month ago) Permalink

nah

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 9 January 2018 20:43 (one month ago) Permalink

Trump got the big stuff right while his perma-critics were left to complain about his low approval ratings, his "risky" style, his strongman vibe, his Twitter habits, and maybe some kind of sketchy Russia connection -- that sort of thing.

Keep an eye out for the new-CEO move at your workplace, and sometimes in government. When you see it executed right, optimism is warranted. Even if the critics miss the show.

reggie (qualmsley), Monday, 15 January 2018 02:54 (one month ago) Permalink

"The days behind us determine the days ahead."
"What does that even mean?"
"I have no idea. But it was said with certainty and conviction."

Wes Brodicus, Monday, 15 January 2018 17:29 (one month ago) Permalink

My views are the least racist of anyone because they are based a clear appreciation of the facts. How can telling the bald truth be racism?

A is for (Aimless), Monday, 15 January 2018 18:28 (one month ago) Permalink

Uh, what’s this thread about now?

Crazy Display Name Haver (kingfish), Monday, 15 January 2018 18:33 (one month ago) Permalink

av club really taking a new approach to the holiday

AdamVania (Adam Bruneau), Monday, 15 January 2018 18:38 (one month ago) Permalink

Pence is one of the most experienced and capable politicians our country has ever produced, but he still disappears in Trump's charisma field.

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 16 January 2018 03:55 (one month ago) Permalink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UaHf6kkXhRk

Karl Malone, Tuesday, 16 January 2018 03:57 (one month ago) Permalink

A+

http://www1.cbn.com/cbnnews/us/2018/january/brody-file-trump-gets-a-on-evangelical-report-card-in-his-first-year

1. Presidential Prayer in the Oval Office
2. Moving US Embassy to Jerusalem
3. Appointment of Neil Gorsuch to the US Supreme Court
4. President Trump Points Nation to Jesus at Christmas
5. Vice President Pence: A Pro-Life Evangelical in the White House
6. Trump Targets the Johnson Amendment
7. A Pro-Life President, Part 1: Mexico City Policy & the Hyde Amendment
8. A Pro-Life President, Part 2: Undoing Obama's Planned Parenthood Regulation
9. White House Cabinet Bible Study
10. Trump Admin Confronts Anti-Israel Bias at the UN
11. Bypassing the UN to Get Aid Directly to Christian Refugees
12. President Trump's Journey to Jesus

In an interview with CBN News in November, Vice President Pence spoke about his and President Trump's Christian faith.

"The president and I are believers," Pence told CBN News.

"I've been with this president in the Oval Office with religious leaders when people have asked to pause for a moment of prayer, and the president readily embraces that. I think he's always very humbled and grateful by the support of believers," Pence said.

And evangelicals from Trump's team of advisers say they've seen the change in his life.

"I can tell you Donald Trump is not the same man that you are hearing about from his past. He has had a radical change in his heart. He has had a heart change toward the things of God and the people of God, and he is surrounding himself with prayer warriors," says Mary Colbert, an evangelical leader who has attended meetings with the president.

President Trump even confirmed his Christian faith once again during his Christmas announcement when he referred to "OUR Lord and Savior Jesus Christ."

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 23 January 2018 02:57 (one month ago) Permalink

This is pretty tendentious and cherrypicked but still fun.

https://thepulseofthenation.com/#getting-all-offended

bannonality of evil (Ye Mad Puffin), Thursday, 25 January 2018 22:06 (four weeks ago) Permalink

yea that kind of bites both ways though, cuz I think NFL players should be allowed to take a knee but also believe James Damore absolutely should have been fired

frogbs, Thursday, 25 January 2018 22:23 (four weeks ago) Permalink

"cinderella" is a fairy tale, man. atlas shrugged is THE TRUTH

reggie (qualmsley), Friday, 26 January 2018 17:00 (four weeks ago) Permalink

“It’s kind of for some it’s hard to believe,” Hannity said. “Now that the evidence has been mounting and mounting and one smoking gun after another.”

“It has to be put in the context of the history of our great nation,” Gorka replied. “Remember, why was America created? It was created because of the usurpation of power, the capricious usurpation by a leader thousands of miles away.”

“That’s why America was created,” he continued. “It was about tea tax, and stationing troops on private property without permission. This is 100 times bigger. This is our government spying on political adversaries. This is federal law enforcement officials obstructing justice. You listed all of the things Clinton and her team did. But let’s not forget that the FBI destroyed the laptops that were part of the Clinton investigation. Who gave that order?”

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 30 January 2018 03:49 (three weeks ago) Permalink

what sanctions? since trump signed the reduction of the corporate income tax to 21%, plus an overall reduction in the highest bracket and the death tax, i salute congressional republicans for undermining investigation into candidate trump's "treasonous" (oh you self-righteous justice-obsessed liberals! where's the justice for fetuses? where's the justice for job creators shackled by taxation? where's the justice for the next generation of job creators whose parents are taxed at death?) "quid-pro-quo" with russia :)

reggie (qualmsley), Wednesday, 31 January 2018 16:45 (three weeks ago) Permalink

Nunes and his colleagues [. . .] have long been sincerely alarmed at what they’ve learned about how the FBI operated in 2016.

http://www.nationalreview.com/article/455988/devin-nunes-memo-freakout-media-overblown

reggie (qualmsley), Thursday, 1 February 2018 18:52 (three weeks ago) Permalink

bingo! benghazi! the FISA decision to extend surveillance on carter page (busted for conspiring with russian spies the obama justice department convicted) is crooked hillary and the kenyan's fault!! blue lives matter!!!

reggie (qualmsley), Friday, 2 February 2018 15:32 (three weeks ago) Permalink

“Now that a few of the misdeeds against the Trump Movement have been partially revealed, I look forward to updating my pending legal action in opposition to DOJ this weekend,” Carter Page said in an emailed statement.

reggie (qualmsley), Friday, 2 February 2018 19:43 (three weeks ago) Permalink

The Committee has discovered serious violations of the public trust, and the American people have a right to know when officials in crucial institutions are abusing their authority for political purposes. Our intelligence and law enforcement agencies exist to defend the American people, not to be exploited to target one group on behalf of another. It is my hope that the Committee’s actions will shine a light on this alarming series of events so we can make reforms that allow the American people to have full faith and confidence in their governing institutions.

reggie (qualmsley), Friday, 2 February 2018 23:26 (three weeks ago) Permalink

“I am telling you, we’re looking at the FBI, we’re looking at the Department of Justice, we are not looking at all at the White House. Hillary Clinton paid for a warrant — that’s the easiest way we can put it. Hillary Clinton colluded with the Russians. But it appears the FBI at the senior-most levels colluded with the Russians, too. Whether it was witting or unwitting, it doesn’t matter. That’s a fact.

“It has everything to do with Mueller because it transitions from the counterintelligence investigation into a criminal investigation after Comey, of all things, confesses of all things to being a leaker. And Mueller — Mueller is the former FBI director. Those are his people. That is his environment. He’s not out there as some independent force.”

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 6 February 2018 13:10 (two weeks ago) Permalink

Basically, if Mueller had in his former life been the CEO of a company that made house paint, conservatives would be fervidly unknotting the nefarious conspiracies which underlie the house paint industry and the Dems who use their products.

I'm very active in the pegasus community (Old Lunch), Tuesday, 6 February 2018 13:26 (two weeks ago) Permalink

"A footnote saying something may be political is a far cry from letting the American people know that the Democrats and the Hillary campaign paid for dirt that the FBI then used to get a warrant on an American citizen to spy on another campaign."

reggie (qualmsley), Tuesday, 6 February 2018 19:56 (two weeks ago) Permalink

heritage foundation = commies

https://community.aarp.org/t5/Politics-Current-Events/bankrupting-the-country/m-p/1969739

reggie (qualmsley), Wednesday, 14 February 2018 16:34 (one week ago) Permalink

"Why are muslims not being indicted for killing thousands in our country? "

"Communicated "with unwitting agents of the Trump campaign"... that's a crime? "

"So posting negative information about candidates on the web is now a crime? "

"Maybe this is Mueller's exit ramp.
Russians did some stuff. But the Trump people did not know who they were or what they were up to."

"Talk about launching a "Hail Mary"! Folks, Mueller has nothing. This is a joke! "

" There's no collusion. This is a face-saving measure.
But there is no measure to save face. "

"Maybe they should go after some of Mexico's representatives like Vicente Fox. "

"Know this. It is not a crime to have supported Trump over Hillary even if you are Russian. That is not a crime!! This is a fraudulent indictment and will dismissed easily. There is no There There. "

"Mueller is throwing out everything he has left before:
1. Flynn guilty plea is rescinded and case dropped
2. IG report is released which includes some of the trumped up Russian investigation as well as the Hillary email scandal
3. Russian narrative is collapsed when evidence is reveal publicly to the contrary of what they are supposedly investigating"

"This could be an attempt to put this to an end while still getting "something". "

" This indictment actually sounds like great news for President Trump, the wording goes out of the way to exonerate him and the campaign:
The indictment says that some defendants "communicated with unwitting individuals associated with the Trump campaign"
That means - case closed. No collusion. By definition, it take two knowing parties to collude, and the prosecutor wouldn't have gone out of his way to say "unwitting" in a formal indictment if he thought there was any way he could later go after them."

"Soon they will indict anyone who says anything positive about President Trump "

"I'm wondering when Mueller is going to indict Mexican nationals and Mexican entities for interfering in our elections? Or Saudi, etc? "

"How many illegal South Americans aliens who supported Hillary with funds and rallies are going to be indicted? "

"I think this actually exonerates the Trump campaign. "

"The indictments are for the Russians that were arrested in Asia running the ID and money laundering operations. Q advised us of this take down. "

"Russians rightly despise both the Clintons and Obamas because they are Muslim sycophants. Actually, Obama is very clearly a closet Muslim. Outside of the Islamic pigs, nobody likes Muslims."

reggie (qualmsley), Saturday, 17 February 2018 01:04 (six days ago) Permalink

take it easy, brother, this is a bit much even for you

Men's Scarehouse - "You're gonna like the way you're shook." (m bison), Saturday, 17 February 2018 01:21 (six days ago) Permalink

actual verbatim posts cut/pasted from the derpospherical GOP dominance of all three federal branches of government and 32 state legislatures cheering section

reggie (qualmsley), Saturday, 17 February 2018 02:01 (six days ago) Permalink

i know your shtick, but usually it's in fun-sized missives

Men's Scarehouse - "You're gonna like the way you're shook." (m bison), Saturday, 17 February 2018 02:02 (six days ago) Permalink

reggie sometimes i worry about you

j., Saturday, 17 February 2018 02:11 (six days ago) Permalink

The room has filled up for today's CPAC climax, a Ben Shapiro speech.

He comes out to Turn Down For What. He gets a standing ovation.

— Daniel Dale (@ddale8) February 22, 2018

mookieproof, Thursday, 22 February 2018 20:42 (yesterday) Permalink

that can’t be real

please god

NEW CHIMP THREAT (bizarro gazzara), Thursday, 22 February 2018 21:40 (yesterday) Permalink


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