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American Politics IX: Winter is Coming

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It has been one year since Joe Biden assumed the presidency. How would you rate his performance?

Excellent: he has positively exceeded expectations and I am thrilled with his service to the people
5
3%
Good: he has met expectations and I am generally satisfied with his service to the people
12
7%
Decent: he has met some expectations though I could be happier with his service to the people
51
30%
Bad: he has yet to meet expectations and I am generally unsatisfied with his service to the people
36
21%
Abysmal: he has negatively exceeded expectations and I believe he may be unfit to serve the people
65
38%
 
Total votes : 169

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Dexterra
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American Politics IX: Winter is Coming

Postby Dexterra » Tue Dec 14, 2021 5:24 pm

Previous thread that is reaching its 500 page max limit.

Continue discussing the sad, sordid state of political affairs in the US!
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Postby Untecna » Tue Dec 14, 2021 5:26 pm

First!

Edit: OP could be fleshed out a bit more with the mandatory political information.

Edit-Edit: Title Idea: American Politics IX: Christmas in Congress
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Postby The Jamesian Republic » Tue Dec 14, 2021 5:29 pm

Second!

But it’s not quite time yet for the thread to begin.
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Postby Dexterra » Tue Dec 14, 2021 5:32 pm

The Jamesian Republic wrote:But it’s not quite time yet for the thread to begin.

It will be soon, the other one is about to hit the 500 page limit and I've requested a lock for it

Untecna wrote:OP could be fleshed out a bit more with the mandatory political information

Working on it ;)
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Postby Prima Scriptura » Tue Dec 14, 2021 5:34 pm

Ah, that new thread smell…

Smells musty….
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Postby Cannot think of a name » Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:09 pm

The Jamesian Republic wrote:Second!

But it’s not quite time yet for the thread to begin.

People tend to fall all over themselves to be thread author.
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Postby Honeydewistania » Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:11 pm

first page, death to america, long live the revolution
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Glory to our Capitalist Overlords, I would like to submit my resume for keeping the rest in line.
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Postby Great Algerstonia » Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:12 pm

Prima Scriptura wrote:Ah, that new thread smell…

Smells musty….

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*sniiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiff*

AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAHHhhh....

new thread smell.
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Postby Shrillland » Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:15 pm

Cannot think of a name wrote:
The Jamesian Republic wrote:Second!

But it’s not quite time yet for the thread to begin.

People tend to fall all over themselves to be thread author.


Aye...and I had an OP ready too....
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Postby Great Algerstonia » Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:17 pm

Let's discuss the state of the American apple. Are apples in America good or bad? Also, is Hispida a nerd or a chad?
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Postby The Jamesian Republic » Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:17 pm

Comerciante wrote:Glory to our Capitalist Overlords, I would like to submit my resume for keeping the rest in line.


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Postby Hispida » Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:19 pm

Great Algerstonia wrote:Let's discuss the state of the American apple. Are apples in America good or bad? Also, is Hispida a nerd or a chad?

i've heard from completely unbiased sources he is not just a chad but also a thad
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Postby The Jamesian Republic » Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:20 pm

Hispida wrote:
Great Algerstonia wrote:Let's discuss the state of the American apple. Are apples in America good or bad? Also, is Hispida a nerd or a chad?

i've heard from completely unbiased sources he is not just a chad but also a thad


He signed an agreement to stop drinking medical waste and used someone else’s name so yes he is a Thad.
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Postby Cannot think of a name » Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:31 pm

Shrillland wrote:
Cannot think of a name wrote:People tend to fall all over themselves to be thread author.


Aye...and I had an OP ready too....

The great conflict of forum life, the more effort you put in the more likely you'll get ninja'd by a one liner.
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Postby Dexterra » Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:31 pm

Shrillland wrote:
Cannot think of a name wrote:People tend to fall all over themselves to be thread author.


Aye...and I had an OP ready too....

My sincerest apologies, I was trying to be helpful :( I can request an OP transfer for you if you like?
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Gotta love that new thread smell.
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Postby Shrillland » Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:35 pm

Dexterra wrote:
Shrillland wrote:
Aye...and I had an OP ready too....

My sincerest apologies, I was trying to be helpful :( I can request an OP transfer for you if you like?


There's no need for that, tis just an OP after all.
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Postby Deblar » Tue Dec 14, 2021 7:59 pm

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New thread, they say?
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Hey, the House of Representatives just passed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act. What is your opinion on it?
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Postby Rusozak » Tue Dec 14, 2021 8:42 pm

Arvenia wrote:Hey, the House of Representatives just passed the Uyghur Forced Labor Prevention Act. What is your opinion on it?


I don't know, does it actually do anything or is it the equivalent of writing a strongly worded letter of disproval?
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