Politics in 2017

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Re: Politics in 2017

Postby Benjamin Grimm » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:47 am

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I would think that the Governor of Alabama would appoint him.

Re: Politics in 2017

Postby batmagadanleadoff » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:48 am

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cooby wrote:What the hell are you yapping about?

You know what, let's just drop this. Apparently, you forgot that you wrote that women who dress a certain way deserve to get raped. Or you've had a change of heart. Or I misinterpreted. 41F sends his apologies to Nomar.

Re: Politics in 2017

Postby batmagadanleadoff » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:50 am

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Benjamin Grimm wrote:I would think that the Governor of Alabama would appoint him.

That sounds right, ... fill the vacancy pending a special election.

Re: Politics in 2017

Postby batmagadanleadoff » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:54 am

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batmagadanleadoff wrote:
Benjamin Grimm wrote:I would think that the Governor of Alabama would appoint him.

That sounds right, ... fill the vacancy pending a special election.

Which is what happened when Sessions left the Senate to become the AG.

Re: Politics in 2017

Postby Ceetar » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:06 am

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batmagadanleadoff wrote:
batmagadanleadoff wrote:
Benjamin Grimm wrote:I would think that the Governor of Alabama would appoint him.

That sounds right, ... fill the vacancy pending a special election.

Which is what happened when Sessions left the Senate to become the AG.


which is fine when it's the result of an election/change of administration

what's legitimately scary is the idea of the governor canceling an election and appointing someone.
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Re: Politics in 2017

Postby batmagadanleadoff » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:12 am

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d'Kong76 wrote:I'm really sorry this came to this. Batmags has posted some really nasty stuff
over the years under the veil of it being just politics. No, it's religious bigotry in
my opinion.

batmagadanleadoff wrote:I think I'm about as tolerant and open-minded a person as there could be. Where'd you get that from?


Lol, innocent as a lamb!


What a forum. One poster thinks that women who dress a certain way deserve to get raped and I get insulted for being a religious bigot. Which I'm not, by a million miles. What I am, if you haven't figured out yet, is an atheist. What I hate, is religion, all of it and all of them, including the religion I was born into. I don't hate religious people, or the concept of believing in a religion. Just the religions themselves. And there's an enormous difference.

Re: Politics in 2017

Postby cooby » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:15 am

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I have no idea where you get that idea. But yeah let's forget it because it's not worth it to me to try to figure you out

Re: Politics in 2017

Postby batmagadanleadoff » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:21 am

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cooby wrote:I have no idea where you get that idea. But yeah let's forget it because it's not worth it to me to try to figure you out


Well then I apologize for misinterpreting your post. I could've sworn that you thought women who dress a certain way deserve to get raped. I'm glad I was mistaken because that was a horrible thought, I thought. And it surprised me, especially coming from you because I didn't think you would harbor such terrible ideas.

Re: Politics in 2017

Postby Mets Willets Point » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:21 am

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batmagadanleadoff wrote:I Hope Roy Moore stays in the race because his candidacy'll give the Democrats the best chance in a generation of stealing a Senate seat from that embarrassing shithole of a state.


This is the same logic that made the DNC use resources toward a pied piper strategy to get Trump nominated. If Moore is a candidate, he has a good chance of being elected.
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Re: Politics in 2017

Postby batmagadanleadoff » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:26 am

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batmagadanleadoff wrote:I Hope Roy Moore stays in the race because his candidacy'll give the Democrats the best chance in a generation of stealing a Senate seat from that embarrassing shithole of a state.


This is the same logic that made the DNC use resources toward a pied piper strategy to get Trump nominated. If Moore is a candidate, he has a good chance of being elected.


He has Moore than a good chance of getting elected. He's still the favorite. See what I did with Moore? hahah! But with Moore in the race, Dems won't get a better chance either. It's a crucial seat. The GOP Senate majority is tiny and the party is exhibiting divisions. Their healthcare bill was defeated by just one vote and VP Pence has already had to tie-break several votes, including for the first time in American history, that of a Cabinet member -- Devos. This is a seat the GOP can't afford to spare.
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Re: Politics in 2017

Postby cooby » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:27 am

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batmagadanleadoff wrote:
cooby wrote:I have no idea where you get that idea. But yeah let's forget it because it's not worth it to me to try to figure you out


Well then I apologize for misinterpreting your post. I could've sworn that you thought women who dress a certain way deserve to get raped. I'm glad I was mistaken because that was a horrible thought, I thought. And it surprised me, especially coming from you because I didn't think you would harbor such terrible ideas.


Well then I apologize for getting sore at you because I certainly would never think that way. No woman in the world deserves to be raped and if that is what you all thought then you misread me all right

Re: Politics in 2017

Postby d'Kong76 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:37 am

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batmagadanleadoff wrote:What a forum.

Yes, yes it is!
"That pitch was a foot off the strike zone!" "The catcher framed it for the ump." "Framed?" "Yes, he helped the ump turn the pitch into a strike." "But it didn't cross the plate." "Naturally."

Re: Politics in 2017

Postby Edgy MD » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:14 am

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Lefty Specialist wrote:You had to be a super creep to be banned from a mall in the early '80's.

Sometimes it felt like you had to be a super creep just to go to the mall in the early 80s. To get banned, that's being a lecherous turd of a greater degree.
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Re: Politics in 2017

Postby d'Kong76 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:27 am

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I had a girlfriend who worked in the mall in the early 80's. She was a lot
of things, but creepy was definitely was not one of them.
"That pitch was a foot off the strike zone!" "The catcher framed it for the ump." "Framed?" "Yes, he helped the ump turn the pitch into a strike." "But it didn't cross the plate." "Naturally."

Re: Politics in 2017

Postby MFS62 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:36 am

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My youngest daughter worked evenings in a book store in a mall in the 80s. Either my wife or I picked her up after work and drove her home, even after she was old enough to drive. We didn't like the people we had seen who were hanging around there. She didn't object.
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Re: Politics in 2017

Postby 41Forever » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:44 am

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d'Kong76 wrote:
batmagadanleadoff wrote:What a forum.

Yes, yes it is!


Unfortunately, it’s become a place with antagonism that borders on cyber bullying, and where personal attacks laced with distortion and outright lies are becoming more common and where hate speech flourishes.
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Re: Politics in 2017

Postby Ceetar » Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:46 am

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41Forever wrote:
d'Kong76 wrote:
batmagadanleadoff wrote:What a forum.

Yes, yes it is!


Unfortunately, it’s become a place with antagonism that boarders on cyber bullying, and where personal attacks laced with distortion and outright lies are becoming more common and where hate speech flourishes.


whoa, this isn't the White House here.
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Re: Politics in 2017

Postby Lefty Specialist » Tue Nov 14, 2017 4:36 pm

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lol.

Discussing politics in 2017 is apt to get a little heated. Perhaps we all just need a little candy.

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Re: Politics in 2017

Postby John Cougar Lunchbucket » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:15 pm

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Ceetar wrote:
41Forever wrote:
d'Kong76 wrote:
batmagadanleadoff wrote:What a forum.

Yes, yes it is!


Unfortunately, it’s become a place with antagonism that boarders on cyber bullying, and where personal attacks laced with distortion and outright lies are becoming more common and where hate speech flourishes.


whoa, this isn't the White House here.


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Re: Politics in 2017

Postby d'Kong76 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 6:13 pm

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"That pitch was a foot off the strike zone!" "The catcher framed it for the ump." "Framed?" "Yes, he helped the ump turn the pitch into a strike." "But it didn't cross the plate." "Naturally."

Re: Politics in 2017

Postby cooby » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:28 pm

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Officially worried

Re: Politics in 2017

Postby Fman99 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 9:52 pm

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This, to me, is the biggest danger of all. It's been worrisome to me since the inauguration. Can we get through 3+ more years without having this trigger happy idiot issuing an order he's incapable of grasping the consequences of?
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Re: Politics in 2017

Postby Ashie62 » Tue Nov 14, 2017 10:19 pm

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Does the soldier in the silo turn the key for Trump??
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Re: Politics in 2017

Postby Lefty Specialist » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:08 am

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Ya know, people say, "Ahh, this Russia stuff is overblown". And then they do something like this.

U.S. Hires Company With K.G.B. Link to Guard Moscow Embassy

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/14/worl ... w-kgb.html

We are so screwed.
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Re: Politics in 2017

Postby d'Kong76 » Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:19 am

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NYT wrote:Mr. Budanov, who retired from espionage in 1992 after becoming upset by Russia’s direction

...too funny.

That's a cool building, would like to go to Russia one day.
"That pitch was a foot off the strike zone!" "The catcher framed it for the ump." "Framed?" "Yes, he helped the ump turn the pitch into a strike." "But it didn't cross the plate." "Naturally."

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