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American Politics VIII: Dancin' with Manchin

Postby Kowani » Wed Nov 03, 2021 3:42 pm

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Democrats lost Virginia but held New Jersey, the Manchin Sinematic Universe continues to play reruns of Build Back Better v. Bipartisan Infrastructure Framework, and the GOP keeps filibustering anything important that manages to make its way to the Senate floor. Meanwhile, on the Court's side, Abortion rights are heading for two showdowns (Texas and Mississippi, respectively), there's a major gun case coming up, and then finally the Court will decide whether we get a livable Earth at all. In addition to all of that, December will bring us back into confrontation over the debt ceiling, a government shutdown, and highway funds, all of which expire at the same time.

The questions, as always, hang over our heads: Will the filibuster be reformed? Will we get that infusion of social spending after all? Will Trump declare his candidacy? Will the ghost of Hugo Chavez stop stealing elections through Italian Satellites? And most crucially, how will all of this affect The Midterms?

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Fourth in here. Can't wait for another thread of

:o the same sad shit in America.
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Ahhh man. I was going to create one with “Drink the Glormpf potion”
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The Jamesian Republic wrote:I can’t believe I am one of the first people to post here! :clap:

Fourth.

Just like me being the fourth best Volunteer Officer in my department.

Fourth only to P. Springer.
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Finally, a new thread :lol:
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Michael F Harrison wrote:
The Jamesian Republic wrote:I can’t believe I am one of the first people to post here! :clap:

Fourth.

Just like me being the fourth best Volunteer Officer in my department.

Fourth only to P. Springer.

No I'm number four.
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Damn, I missed it again. I really want to create a thread with a star wars reference. Anyway what are we currently talking about?

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The Black Forrest wrote:Ahhh man. I was going to create one with “Drink the Glormpf potion”

my choice was "Bellwether Bellyflops"
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Nora Xent wrote:Damn, I missed it again. I really want to create a thread with a star wars reference. Anyway what are we currently talking about?


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It's sad that an American politics thread has to reference multiple court cases.
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I hate dancing pick a better title than stupid d*ncing nobody likes that
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The V I C wrote:
Michael F Harrison wrote:Fourth.

Just like me being the fourth best Volunteer Officer in my department.

Fourth only to P. Springer.

No I'm number four.

The first post hardly counts. You wouldn't get the OP posting the OP and tacking on "first!" at the end.

You were the third.
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It popped into my mind earlier, did anything ever come of that part of Atlanta that was floating the idea of seceding from the city?
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The Two Jerseys wrote:It popped into my mind earlier, did anything ever come of that part of Atlanta that was floating the idea of seceding from the city?

doesn't look like it. last news update is from oct. 8
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The Democrats really are spineless, I never would have agreed to a bill that didnt have a $10B check for me as well
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I almost misread this and thought it said 10 million.
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Michael F Harrison wrote:
The Jamesian Republic wrote:I can’t believe I am one of the first people to post here! :clap:

Fourth.

Just like me being the fourth best Volunteer Officer in my department.

Fourth only to P. Springer.


I know I wasn’t the first. However this is the first page so that counts.
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The Jamesian Republic wrote:
Michael F Harrison wrote:Fourth.

Just like me being the fourth best Volunteer Officer in my department.

Fourth only to P. Springer.


I know I wasn’t the first. However this is the first page so that counts.

I am only one space behind P. Springer.
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The V I C wrote:
Michael F Harrison wrote:Fourth.

Just like me being the fourth best Volunteer Officer in my department.

Fourth only to P. Springer.

No I'm number four.


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Postby Hispida » Wed Nov 03, 2021 3:57 pm

Michael F Harrison wrote:
The Jamesian Republic wrote:
I know I wasn’t the first. However this is the first page so that counts.

I am only one space behind P. Springer.

who the fuck is p springer?
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