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Max Peck wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:33 pm
Zaxxon wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:27 pm From the 'that's not how any of this works' department...
Are there no Republicans that understand the basics of wearing a mask? Or are they just deliberately doing it to trigger the libs and possible infect/kill a few of them along the way?
For whatever reason, "masks are useless and/or infringing on my rights" has become a part of their core identity and a hill to literally die on.
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Speaking of masks.

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Very serious person and totally not just an attention whore Marjorie Taylor-Green announced today that she will be filing impeachment articles against Biden on Jan 21. :lol:

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Did Trump just toss Rudy out of the lifeboat?
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Holman wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:56 pm Did Trump just toss Rudy out of the lifeboat?
Yup. He appears to have been convinced that Rudy didn't save him and defaulted to running his usual grifter playbook.
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I’ll believe it when I see it. There’s always talk about one of these idiots having a falling out with A-dolt Shitler but they often turn out to be false. Sidney Powell was supposed to be on the outs with him last month, but we all saw how true that was.
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hepcat wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 10:03 pm I’ll believe it when I see it. There’s always talk about one of these idiots having a falling out with A-dolt Shitler but they often turn out to be false. Sidney Powell was supposed to be on the outs with him last month, but we all saw how true that was.
I think the fall outs are common. They just grovel there way back into his treacherous graces. It's incredibly pathetic.
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Who knows if this is really useful, but it’s fun to imagine.
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[BAM’d above]
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Skinypupy wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:54 pm Very serious person and totally not just an attention whore Marjorie Taylor-Green announced today that she will be filing impeachment articles against Biden on Jan 21. :lol:
I'm sure the House has a circular filing cabinet just for her.
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Skinypupy wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:54 pm Very serious person and totally not just an attention whore Marjorie Taylor-Green announced today that she will be filing impeachment articles against Biden on Jan 21. :lol:

Just like everything that Agolf touches, impeachment will be devalued and politicized. Expect to see a series of "tan suit" impeachments on a weekly basis.
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And now WalMart (of all companies) cuts off the Sedition Caucus.


UPDATE: A few days ago @Walmart said it would conduct a "review over the coming months" about its political donations

Now it says it will suspend all PAC donations to the 147 Republicans who objected

The political environment is changing rapidly.
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Countdown to Biden inauguration as President:

6 days

Agolf sets the record for most impeachments by a President - so much winning! Meanwhile he stiffs Giuliani on his legal bills. Then he tells people to "talk to Dershowitz," who has declined to represent Agolf.
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Jaymann wrote:Countdown to Biden inauguration as President:

6 days

Agolf sets the record for most impeachments by a President - so much winning! Meanwhile he stiffs Giuliani on his legal bills. Then he tells people to "talk to Dershowitz," who has declined to represent Agolf.
I think Rudy has ridden the crazy train as far as it can take him and now it's time for him to write his memoirs for fun and profit.
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Republicans: We need healing! We need to stop the divisive rhetoric! We need to come together as a nation and move forward!

Also Republicans:


Peter Navarro: “The Democratic Party did violence to this country by attacking a president who I believe was legally elected on November 3,” “74 million Americans out there” are “pissed off” like him.

Maria Bartiromo: “We know that there were irregularities in this election.”
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$iljanus wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 10:36 amI think Rudy has ridden the crazy train as far as it can take him and now it's time for him to write his memoirs for fun and profit.
More and more he reminds me of a Ferengi.
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Peter Navarro: “The Democratic Party did violence to this country by attacking a president who I believe was legally elected on November 3,” “74 million Americans out there” are “pissed off” like him.
I don't care how angry those 74 million Americans are. 80 million Americans voted for the other guy and won.

What we have are a large number of people who are tired of living in a republic with people who don't think the same way they do. They'd rather live in a dictatorship disguised as a republic, like Russia.
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So who are your choices for trial by combat on January 20th? I would like to propose:

Forces of Order
Tom Hanks - Primary
Arnold Schwarzenegger - Second

Forces of Chaos
Buffalo Headdress Man - Primary (provided he can get organic snacks)
Via Getty - Second
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Forces of Order: Lucy Lawless, seconded by Jewel Staite.
Forces of Chaos: Kevin Sorbo, seconded by Adam Baldwin.
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Max Peck wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:01 pm Forces of Order: Lucy Lawless, seconded by Jewel Staite.
Forces of Chaos: Kevin Sorbo, seconded by Adam Baldwin.
I changed mine to Order and Chaos - Mo better.
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Defiant wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:35 am
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I think it's because enough people were just inept enough to not succeed.
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Forces of Order: Lucy Lawless, seconded by Jewel Staite.
Forces of Chaos: Kevin Sorbo, seconded by Adam Baldwin.
Fun fact: If you run a web query against a Parler user's name/handle, such as "Adam Baldwin Parler" or "Adam Baldwin Parler posts" you can see the search engine's archived copies of their Parler profile and posts directories. It seems that for a lot of stuff, Parler didn't even need to be hacked -- it was all just there for anyone to look at. It certainly wouldn't be my first choice as a platform to use in order to conspire to overthrow the government.

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Note: This query worked straight out of the box with Bing. Google didn't show the same results, but I don't know if that is because my Google-fu is weak or if Google just doesn't make that sort of archived content readily available.
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We learned a lot about the government last week, and none of it good.

For one thing, apparently a mob drunk on MAGA can take and hold the U.S. Capitol(!!) for literally hours with no sweeping resistance offered. Contrary to decades of action movies, there is no commando force headed by a leading man ready to sweep/heli-rappel/infiltrate into the building to protect the government when it's in danger. Instead, it's just a few outnumbered professionals and a crew of moderately disloyal rent-a-cops.
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To be fair to Hollywood, that does pretty much sound like a typical Bruce Willis vehicle.
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When the people in power are literally keeping the National Guard from responding, it's hard to control a riot.
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Holman wrote: Thu Jan 14, 2021 7:27 pm Contrary to decades of action movies, there is no commando force headed by a leading man ready to sweep/heli-rappel/infiltrate into the building to protect the government when it's in danger. Instead, it's just a few outnumbered professionals and a crew of moderately disloyal rent-a-cops.
Yeah, but lots of action movies start with a malicious cabal witholding necessary support in order to effect a defeat that furthers their interest.
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Boy, these freshman GOP Senators sure are making a strong first impression. Tommy Tuberville thinks inauguration should be delayed "until we've got this virus behind us a little bit".

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I hate to defend Tuberville, but that appears to be an inaccurate quote.


Spoiler:
One last time: this is an inaccurate quotation of what Tuberville said. He said, “We probably could have had a swearing in and *done an* inauguration a little later on after we’d got this virus behind us a little bit.” "Done an" is omitted and it changes the meaning.
That Twitter user does not appear to be a Tuberville apologist, either.
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Countdown to Biden inauguration as President:

5 days

The bunting is on the wall - for the Biden/Harris inauguration, and is clearly visible from the White House. Meanwhile, Agolf starts blatantly looting on his way out the door, then goes into a roid rage when staffers begin referring to him as "Tricky Don."
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So he's just saying do the swearing in on time, but do the party later.
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ImLawBoy wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:47 am I hate to defend Tuberville, but that appears to be an inaccurate quote.
Ah, thanks. Weird that the local site (Al.com) would report it that way, I figured they'd be more accurate.
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Skinypupy wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:03 am
ImLawBoy wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:47 am I hate to defend Tuberville, but that appears to be an inaccurate quote.
Ah, thanks. Weird that the local site (Al.com) would report it that way, I figured they'd be more accurate.
To be fair, Tuberville is an idiot who generally doesn't deserve the benefit of the doubt. ;)
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Skinypupy wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 11:03 am
ImLawBoy wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 10:47 am I hate to defend Tuberville, but that appears to be an inaccurate quote.
Ah, thanks. Weird that the local site (Al.com) would report it that way, I figured they'd be more accurate.
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In case anyone is wondering if they've given up, this was taken today at the WH.

Thankfully, morons like the MyPillow guy are the ones attempting the takeover. Next time we won't be so lucky.


“Martial law if necessary” — MyPillow guy Mike Lindell’s notes for his White House meeting with Trump suggest these guys are still plotting to overthrow the election
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I wonder when he got his security clearance.
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I guess an impeached president that hasn't had his trial in the Senate can still invoke martial law?

I have to admit, I did not see the My Pillow guy as the linchpin in this plan.
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Smoove_B wrote: Fri Jan 15, 2021 6:38 pm I guess an impeached president that hasn't had his trial in the Senate can still invoke martial law?

I have to admit, I did not see the My Pillow guy as the linchpin in this plan.
I'm guessing he didn't either.
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It's almost like in this very specific situation, impeaching and then slow-rolling the Senate trial is a horrifically bad idea. The Capitol is surrounded by barbed-wire fences and there are 20K troops encamped. But yeah, we can't rush to have a trial for Trump right now - too much crazy stuff going on.

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