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Ugh; Boebert. We voted Gardner out, she'll be the 2022 D rallying cry here in CO.
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Zaxxon wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:57 pm Ugh; Boebert. We voted Gardner out, she'll be the 2022 D rallying cry here in CO.
That woman... ugh... She is an embarrassment.
She might still feel emboldened right now but I sure hope that she will be held accountable for her behaviour, not in the least live tweeting about Pelosi’s movement during the riot. :naughty:
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Zaxxon wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:57 pm Ugh; Boebert. We voted Gardner out, she'll be the 2022 D rallying cry here in CO.
Thankfully demographics will one day catch up to folks like her on the Western Slope. I hope the stars align enough to get her out in the next election but it's a tough district unless a reasonable R primaries her.
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Zaxxon wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:57 pm Ugh; Boebert. We voted Gardner out, she'll be the 2022 D rallying cry here in CO.
I’m so tired of this attention whore already.

Her and the other QAnon moron have made themselves completely insufferable in an amazingly short time. Case in point...this was posted today. Imagine being this dishonest and/or divorced from reality.


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This Hail Mary attempt to remove him from the White House is an attack on every American who voted for him.

Democrats must be held accountable for the political violence inspired by their rhetoric.
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Enough wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:21 am
Zaxxon wrote: Tue Jan 12, 2021 11:57 pm Ugh; Boebert. We voted Gardner out, she'll be the 2022 D rallying cry here in CO.
Thankfully demographics will one day catch up to folks like her on the Western Slope. I hope the stars align enough to get her out in the next election but it's a tough district unless a reasonable R primaries her.
Hopefully they get someone who graduated from high school next time, at least.
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Am I the only one that sees the R's projection of all of their negatives onto the D's like a slightly more advanced version of "I know you are, but what am I?" It's the D's who are inciting violence? Really?
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It's the modern version of the abuser asking his victim why she made him hit her. If Democrats just toed the line and let Republicans win, they wouldn't have to go violently attack the capitol.
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Along the lines of folks maybe knowing where to go and directing others,

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Holman wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:12 am
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What do we know about the deployment of the National Guard at the Capitol? Who made the decision? Was it prompted by the impeachment vote?
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El Guapo wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:43 am What do we know about the deployment of the National Guard at the Capitol? Who made the decision? Was it prompted by the impeachment vote?
No idea but whoever it is is clearly overcompensating for completely blowing it on 1/6.
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A few more. Surreal.

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Hence the memo from the Joint Chiefs.
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LawBeefaroni wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:46 am
El Guapo wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:43 am What do we know about the deployment of the National Guard at the Capitol? Who made the decision? Was it prompted by the impeachment vote?
No idea but whoever it is is clearly overcompensating for completely blowing it on 1/6.
Knowing that an angry mob tried to kill democracy, I don't think it's overcompensation to deploy any level of force to protect it at this point.

These images alone should be enough to stop any member of the death cult from trying to break in, though, and hopefully states across the country are preparing for the "planned" armed riots by more death cult members on the 20th.
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An intimidating show of force against the attackers, plus loud and visible response for the critics. Well, that and actual security.
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Given the chatter being reported about planned insurgent action leading up to 20 January, it's always possible that the deployment of protective forces to the Capitol may be in response to specific intelligence rather than simply being an abundance of caution or security theatre.
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Paingod wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:08 pm
LawBeefaroni wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:46 am
El Guapo wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 11:43 am What do we know about the deployment of the National Guard at the Capitol? Who made the decision? Was it prompted by the impeachment vote?
No idea but whoever it is is clearly overcompensating for completely blowing it on 1/6.
Knowing that an angry mob tried to kill democracy, I don't think it's overcompensation to deploy any level of force to protect it at this point.
They knew they angry mob was coming on 1/6 too. Heck, we knew it was coming.

Besides, the next one will be different.
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What happened to all that 90s area denial non lethal tech we saw?? Sound generators, microwaves....stuff.
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Max Peck wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:35 pm Given the chatter being reported about planned insurgent action leading up to 20 January, it's always possible that the deployment of protective forces to the Capitol may be in response to specific intelligence rather than simply being an abundance of caution or security theatre.
I suppose it's also possible that they know that they want a National Guard presence to protect the inauguration next week, so might as well bring them in now for anything that happens between now and then.

Still pretty unsettling, though.
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Daehawk wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 12:44 pm What happened to all that 90s area denial non lethal tech we saw?? Sound generators, microwaves....stuff.
They're good for point protection, like guarding a gate or small building. Or for dispersing crowds like at a march or organized protest. They're not good for protecting a city or block or even a large target like the Capitol.

Also, they're not that effective.
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They're also not as effective against armed attackers.
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Blackhawk wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 1:11 pm They're also not as effective against armed attackers.
Yeah, they're not designed for armed attackers. Or even just determined ones with ear protection decent run speed.
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"Ugh...fine. I said the words. We're all good now, right?"

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He's slipping, forgot to add: "...especially in Portland."
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huh, "demonstrations" is an interesting word choice.
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He's clearly just speaking to antifa - not the MAGA patriots.
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That was clearly written and released without his involvement. Someone probably said "Sir, we need to say something" and he replied "Sure, whatever"
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Skinypupy wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:20 pm "Ugh...fine. I said the words. We're all good now, right?"

If the last five years have taught me anything every single time, this will be followed by him speaking directly to his cult with "Do as I say, not as I press release or read from a teleprompter."

I had hope the first two or three times after he won. Fool me four times? Yeah, I'm an idiot.
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From all appearances, if Trump can't Tweet, he's rather not say anything at all.
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LordMortis wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:46 pmIf the last five years have taught me anything every single time, this will be followed by him speaking directly to his cult with "Do as I say, not as I press release or read from a teleprompter."
What's he going to do, mail them letters through the USPS?
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Paingod wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:05 pmWhat's he going to do, mail them letters through the USPS?
That's the curious thing. Sure, Trump is off Twitter, but he's still the President. He has the biggest bully pulpit in the world.

But he either can't or won't make use of it.
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Paingod wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:05 pm
LordMortis wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:46 pmIf the last five years have taught me anything every single time, this will be followed by him speaking directly to his cult with "Do as I say, not as I press release or read from a teleprompter."
What's he going to do, mail them letters through the USPS?
He's still saying:

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LordMortis wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:17 pm
Paingod wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 4:05 pm
LordMortis wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:46 pmIf the last five years have taught me anything every single time, this will be followed by him speaking directly to his cult with "Do as I say, not as I press release or read from a teleprompter."
What's he going to do, mail them letters through the USPS?
He's still saying:

That's such an appropriate screenshot, as half the folks wearing the masks are wearing them below the nose, which is basically worthless.
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Skinypupy wrote: Wed Jan 13, 2021 3:20 pm "Ugh...fine. I said the words. We're all good now, right?"

If you received the official MAGA decoder sheet what is really being said is:

...more demonstrations...violence...lawbreaking...vandalism....I stand for...America...Thank You
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From the 'that's not how any of this works' department...

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McConnell is "undecided". Gosh...what a shock.


Mitch McConnell tells Republicans he's undecided on convicting Trump, meaning he's considering convicting Trump.

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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?
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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?
It's a Deep State message of: I can't breathe. :ninja:
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