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San Lumen
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Postby San Lumen » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:26 pm

Nova Bromelia wrote:

Wow, if that is not a glitch, it is history in the making. Fingers crossed to point of hurting for the latter!


It was a disgruntled staffer.

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Postby An Alan Smithee Nation » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:26 pm

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Heloin wrote:19:49 is 7:49 EST. It's currently 3:19 EST. Not saying anything is up but the time is in the future.

Who would plan something like that to happen at :49 past the hour or think that the time would need to be that percisely recorded?


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Postby Nakena » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:26 pm

Celritannia wrote:
Valrifell wrote:
Now if only they were socialist


I mean, they are already Red :lol:


And they are somewhat nationalist. ;)
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Postby Celritannia » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:27 pm

Nakena wrote:
Celritannia wrote:
I mean, they are already Red :lol:


And they are somewhat nationalist. ;)


Haha, they are half way there :P

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Postby Borderlands of Rojava » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:28 pm

Nakena wrote:It's so amazing. Looks like the GOP will soon be no more the party of big business.


The trump fanbase has decided they are post-democracy.

That isn't a good thing.
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Postby Jerzylvania » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:29 pm

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Postby Kowani » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:30 pm

Sex is great. But have you tried data visualizations of partisan spatial segregation?
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Postby Jerzylvania » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:32 pm

An Alan Smithee Nation wrote:Call me cynical but I think Google and Facebook stopping all political donations is more about possible anti-trust action against them than storming the Capitol, otherwise why stop donations to the Democrats too?

It's a secondary way to look at it in the long run but not the short.
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Postby Proctopeo » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:36 pm

An Alan Smithee Nation wrote:Call me cynical but I think Google and Facebook stopping all political donations is more about possible anti-trust action against them than storming the Capitol, otherwise why stop donations to the Democrats too?

Overall I think it might actually be a good thing, at least for the health of US politics.
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Postby Nova Bromelia » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:36 pm

San Lumen wrote:It was a disgruntled staffer.

Ah, a pleonasm :p
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Postby Kowani » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:37 pm

Sex is great. But have you tried data visualizations of partisan spatial segregation?
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Postby Wink Wonk We Like Stonks » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:39 pm

An Alan Smithee Nation wrote:Call me cynical but I think Google and Facebook stopping all political donations is more about possible anti-trust action against them than storming the Capitol, otherwise why stop donations to the Democrats too?

would be nice if we got corporations out of politics completely but that's a pipe dream
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Postby Kowani » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:40 pm

NY State Bar association moves to remove Rudy Giuliani
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Postby Nattily Dressed Anarchists on Bicycles » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:41 pm

Wink Wonk We Like Stonks wrote:
An Alan Smithee Nation wrote:Call me cynical but I think Google and Facebook stopping all political donations is more about possible anti-trust action against them than storming the Capitol, otherwise why stop donations to the Democrats too?

would be nice if we got corporations out of politics completely but that's a pipe dream


Since my labor union and political party are probably the only way a single individual like me could possibly hope to influence anything at all, I'm going with a hard no.

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Postby Absolon-7 » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:41 pm

Kowani wrote:Alright, we got confirmation: ’twas a “disgruntled staffer”

well that's disappointing. should've known better then to think Pence grew a spine.

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Postby Vilhelumea » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:41 pm



It will be interesting to see how long this last, and when they silently will go back to bribe...I mean donate...them again.

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Postby Nakena » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:41 pm

The absolute state of the US, ca 2021:

Department of Defense says they will review troops deployed to Biden inauguration to ensure they don’t have sympathies to domestic terrorists — meaning the US govt is now trying to prevent a military coup.

https://twitter.com/hugolowell/status/1 ... 7886521346
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Postby Wink Wonk We Like Stonks » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:42 pm

Nattily Dressed Anarchists on Bicycles wrote:
Wink Wonk We Like Stonks wrote:would be nice if we got corporations out of politics completely but that's a pipe dream


Since my labor union and political party are probably the only way a single individual like me could possibly hope to influence anything at all, I'm going with a hard no.

no to it being a pipe dream or no to it being nice? yes i am illeterate
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Postby Kowani » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:43 pm

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Postby Cordel One » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:44 pm

Kowani wrote:
Absolon-7 wrote:the fuck? got a link for that?

Of course

They've got the technical difficulty screen up now lol
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Postby Cordel One » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:45 pm

Vilhelumea wrote:


It will be interesting to see how long this last, and when they silently will go back to bribe...I mean donate...them again.

Remember, it's not corruption when you call it lobbying
Nakena wrote:It's so amazing. Looks like the GOP will soon be no more the party of big business.

Watch the Dems go further right as the Republican party dies, then have a new center-right party form
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Postby Kowani » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:47 pm

Sex is great. But have you tried data visualizations of partisan spatial segregation?
The National Debt is not debt, but merely the sum total, to the penny, of every untaxed dollar in existence since the start of the nation.
Kowáni's big list of sources, Be Kowáni for a day!
Headline of the day: Chicago Police Officer fatally shoots unarmed 13 year old
“Dale limona, mujer, que no hay en la vida ná, como la pena de ser, ciego en Graná”
the white man still cries when you cut down the lynching trees

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Postby Nattily Dressed Anarchists on Bicycles » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:47 pm

Wink Wonk We Like Stonks wrote:
Nattily Dressed Anarchists on Bicycles wrote:
Since my labor union and political party are probably the only way a single individual like me could possibly hope to influence anything at all, I'm going with a hard no.

no to it being a pipe dream or no to it being nice? yes i am illeterate


No to the mass disenfranchisement that "[getting] corporations out of politics" would mean.

Even if it is only a pipe dream. There's enough of that going around as is.

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San Lumen
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Postby San Lumen » Mon Jan 11, 2021 1:48 pm

Nakena wrote:The absolute state of the US, ca 2021:

Department of Defense says they will review troops deployed to Biden inauguration to ensure they don’t have sympathies to domestic terrorists — meaning the US govt is now trying to prevent a military coup.

https://twitter.com/hugolowell/status/1 ... 7886521346


While im glad they are doing this the problem is it might not always be easy to detect.

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