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One of my favorite bugs bunny cartoons. :wub:

In other news, Snapchat banned trump permanently. Did he even use Snapchat? Who’s going to ban him next? The Home Shopping Network? Lougle?
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President Donald Trump himself is expected to decamp to his quarters at his exclusive Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach following the end of his term.
Something about rats and a sinking ship.
Florida is very favorable for asset protection — for example, when you are worried about eventually having lawsuits filed against you.
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hepcat wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:02 pm One of my favorite bugs bunny cartoons. :wub:

In other news, Snapchat banned trump permanently. Did he even use Snapchat? Who’s going to ban him next? The Home Shopping Network? Lougle?
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Jaymann wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:46 pm
hepcat wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:02 pm One of my favorite bugs bunny cartoons. :wub:

In other news, Snapchat banned trump permanently. Did he even use Snapchat? Who’s going to ban him next? The Home Shopping Network? Lougle?
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Why??? He is just a petty child. “Trump administration eliminated protection from more than three million acres of northern spotted owl habitat in the Pacific Northwest.”
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Tine wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:47 pm Why??? He is just a petty child. “Trump administration eliminated protection from more than three million acres of northern spotted owl habitat in the Pacific Northwest.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2021/01/13/clim ... UDzD-FdLE
This wasn't even Trump most likely. It is some unaccountable bureaucrat punching his meal ticket post-administration. I expect it'll be rolled back based on bypassing the comment period, in effect violating the Administrative Procedure Act. That was the deficiency that led to the big DACA change to be kiboshed. These guys have consistently failed to follow the rules on many regulatory changes and the courts have pushed back on it several times already.
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Daehawk wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 7:52 pmSomething about rats and a sinking ship.
I'm not seeing rats on a ship, but rather predators retreating to lounge in the shade after feeding.
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malchior wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 6:34 pm Bottomless corruption. He made a national security decision with a week to go over impeachment. What an utter disgrace.

Many around here know this will be relooked at when Biden takes office. Unfortunately Mo "Fucktard" Brooks represents Huntsville in Congress and he is under a LOT of pressure around here to resign. The mayor will not back him saying "Words matter." With that said, Huntsville is a logical place for it as is Colorado. I have a feeling if Mo does not resign, Space Command may remain in Colorado.
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Is there any chance Space Command is basically killed off and rolled into one of the other branches (like the Air Force)?
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stessier wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:39 am Is there any chance Space Command is basically killed off and rolled into one of the other branches (like the Air Force)?
I would seriously hope so.
This Space Command thing is embarrassing.
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Unagi wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:57 am
stessier wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:39 am Is there any chance Space Command is basically killed off and rolled into one of the other branches (like the Air Force)?
I would seriously hope so.
This Space Command thing is embarrassing.
That's only because decades of Sci-Fi have taken all the good names and all that's left just sounds silly.

Space Command is a silly name. It sounds like a bad 80's movie. I'd rather see them called the US Solar Corps or something.
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stessier wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:39 am Is there any chance Space Command is basically killed off and rolled into one of the other branches (like the Air Force)?
Technically it's part of the Air Force already, the way the USMC is a department of the Navy while still being considered an equal branch.

In reality, though, everything Space Force is doing already *was* going on in the Air Force before 2019. All Trump did was change the org chart to declare the space stuff a separate branch.
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You guys are still thinking like Trump won't be President after 1/20. With the help of Space Force, it's happening!

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I hesitate to ask, but what is "GBS"?
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Wouldn't surprise me if he meant EBS (emergency broadcast system), but there's so many other issues with that tweet I can't even begin to comprehend how someone would get there.
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Unagi wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:57 am
stessier wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:39 am Is there any chance Space Command is basically killed off and rolled into one of the other branches (like the Air Force)?
I would seriously hope so.
This Space Command thing is embarrassing.
I would hope so also. It's really unnecessary when the air force already does it, it just adds more costs with extra layers of leadership and bureaucracy.
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It's like you guys aren't even paying attention!
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Smoove_B wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:40 pm It's like you guys aren't even paying attention!
Oh, so it's like (recent Gal Gadot movie spoilers below)
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pr0ner wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:37 pm Wouldn't surprise me if he meant EBS (emergency broadcast system), but there's so many other issues with that tweet I can't even begin to comprehend how someone would get there.
Based on context, I assumed it was Global Broadcast Service.


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_ ... st_Service


Edit, nevermind, just clicked on Smoove's link.
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I, for one, do expect mass arrests on inauguration day. It just may not go in the direction the crazies are hoping for.
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stessier wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:33 pm I hesitate to ask, but what is "GBS"?
That character's whole feed is amazing, but his big idea is that during Biden's inauguration Trump will use Space Force's new Global Broadcast System to interrupt all screens worldwide to announce that the mass arrests have begun. Apparently GBS can do this because it is an "advanced particle beam" that takes control of screens directly. Its feed cannot be shut off.

As usual, Trump is playing 5D chess here. Making this play at the inauguration means that all of the major criminals will be in one place and pre-surrounded by the National Guard. This includes Tom Hanks, who in this narrative is super-especially Evil and who happens to be hosting some of the Inaugural performances, or something.
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LawBeefaroni wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:36 pm
pr0ner wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:37 pm Wouldn't surprise me if he meant EBS (emergency broadcast system), but there's so many other issues with that tweet I can't even begin to comprehend how someone would get there.
Based on context, I assumed it was Global Broadcast Service.


https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Global_ ... st_Service


Edit, nevermind, just clicked on Smoove's link.
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Holman wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:57 pm
stessier wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:33 pm I hesitate to ask, but what is "GBS"?
That character's whole feed is amazing, but his big idea is that during Biden's inauguration Trump will use Space Force's new Global Broadcast System to interrupt all screens worldwide to announce that the mass arrests have begun. Apparently GBS can do this because it is an "advanced particle beam" that takes control of screens directly. Its feed cannot be shut off.

As usual, Trump is playing 5D chess here. Making this play at the inauguration means that all of the major criminals will be in one place and pre-surrounded by the National Guard. This includes Tom Hanks, who in this narrative is super-especially Evil and who happens to be hosting some of the Inaugural performances, or something.
Lol, my movie spoiler feels even more apt now.
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How it began: He's a businessman, give him a chance.

How it's going: Fort Apache the Inauguration.
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POOPGATE! Disturbing news about Trump-family toilets, and it's more than flush volume.

WaPo: The $3,000-a-month toilet for the Ivanka Trump/Jared Kushner Secret Service detail.
Instructed not to use any of the half-dozen bathrooms inside the couple’s house, the Secret Service detail assigned to President Trump’s daughter and son-in-law spent months searching for a reliable restroom to use on the job, according to neighbors and law enforcement officials. After resorting to a porta-potty, as well as bathrooms at the nearby home of former president Barack Obama and the not-so-nearby residence of Vice President Pence, the agents finally found a toilet to call their own.

But it came at a cost to U.S. taxpayers. Since September 2017, the federal government has been spending $3,000 a month — more than $100,000 to date — to rent a basement studio, with a bathroom, from a neighbor of the Kushner family.
Tl;dr:

Jared and Ivanka refused to allow their Secret Service detail to use any of the six and half bathrooms in their DC residence, so the agents were forced to look elsewhere. They were allowed to use a bathroom controlled by the S.S. agents at the nearby Obama home until one of the Trump agents left an "unpleasant mess." Eventually they wound up renting a $3,000/mo apartment just for the toilet.
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the nearby home of former president Barack Obama and the not-so-nearby residence of Vice President Pence
They must laugh their asses off at block parties.
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I'm not so sure that "Piss off, I literally don't give a shit about you" is the message you want to send to the people who are supposed to be willing to take a bullet for you. :think:
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Max Peck wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:27 pm I'm not so sure that "Piss off, I literally don't give a shit about you" is the message you want to send to the people who are supposed to be willing to take a bullet for you. :think:
Those who have no honor are pretty good at taking advantage of those who do.
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jaketapper wrote:To be fair the comparisons aren't quite accurate:

1) Nixon was never actually impeached; Trump was impeached twice
2) Nixon was re-elected
2) Nixon's mood swings were at least partly because he was drinking

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You won't believe how shocked Trump was when aides compared him to Nixon! Insurrectionists hate this.
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LawBeefaroni wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:54 pm
Someone please tell me there are protocols that prevent even the President from stealing anything out of the White House. It's a place stuffed to the gills with history we can't lose to a moron having a tantrum.
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Paingod wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:55 am
LawBeefaroni wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:54 pm
Someone please tell me there are protocols that prevent even the President from stealing anything out of the White House. It's a place stuffed to the gills with history we can't lose to a moron having a tantrum.
Yeah, this image has been haunting me as well.

I honestly can see Trump inviting deplorables to come by for free souvenirs .

Is there any more information on the image above ?
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Unagi wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:59 am
Paingod wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 7:55 am
LawBeefaroni wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:54 pm
Someone please tell me there are protocols that prevent even the President from stealing anything out of the White House. It's a place stuffed to the gills with history we can't lose to a moron having a tantrum.
Yeah, this images has been haunting me as well.

I honestly can see Trump inviting deplorables to come by for free souvenirs .

Is there any more information on the image above ?
Not clear what is White House property and what is personal effects but generally you move out personal effects all at once on a specified date. Not piecemeal and opportunistically.







And it's doubtful it's Smithsonian staff repatriating borrowed items. They usually use proper moving materials and procedures.
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All of those items have maps to hidden treasure in invisible ink on the back.
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LawBeefaroni wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:08 am Not clear what is White House property and what is personal effects but generally you move out personal effects all at once on a specified date. Not piecemeal and opportunistically.
Generally movers don't need to avoid the attention of the PotUS, who is likely to become enraged and throw a fit upon noticing someone packing up and shipping out their stuff. Supposedly that is the reason for the sporadic moving activity.

Additionally, it is being reported that the First Lady is organizing and supervising the move out. That being the case, the shambolic nature of the activity is obviously the fault of Michelle Obama, who apparently did not leave behind a detailed plan for Melania to copy.
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wonderpug wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:54 amAll of those items have maps to hidden treasure in invisible ink on the back.
I wish I had it in me to chuckle, because that would do it. I'm just too worried that Trump has invited people in like it's a yard sale. "Come on in and grab a piece of history! Limited time only!"

Honestly, any "Trump" memorabilia can go. No one will miss the picture of him and Xi Jinping, but if that stuffed bird was shot by Roosevelt, stuffed, and it's been on a perch for 85 years it needs to stay put or go to a museum.
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