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Started by PaperRustler on May 2, 2021 9:42:04 PM
Trumpocalypse XV: Old Man Yells At Cloud

You know the drill.

Pixiedust - 02 May 2021 23:39:19 (#12 of 1856)

Periodic reminder that Oregon as a state was founded as a racist white utopia where Black people were not legally allowed to live until 1925, and that the racist clauses in the state constitution were not formally repealed until 2002.

Portland is an exception. The rest of the state is... well, remember the Malheur siege?

machiavelli - 02 May 2021 23:59:29 (#13 of 1856)

So Tucker Carlson as the next Trump?

He's completely batshit.

TheSwearingBear - 03 May 2021 06:01:58 (#14 of 1856)

he needs anointment by the orange buffoon. and full support thereafter.

Fat chance of that.

dreams99 - 03 May 2021 07:47:33 (#15 of 1856)

Greenwald continuing to be a dick, denying credit to collaborators to his Pulitzer:

darkhorse - 03 May 2021 08:07:32 (#16 of 1856)

Ah, they’re all grownups, presumably they know each other from Glenn’s Guardian days, and love bitching about each other.

Following it backwards, the Greenwald snark was prompted by James Ball in his article poking Greenwald with a pointy stick. If you needle somebody in the national press, they’re likely to bark back at you.

The controversial names Substack is hosting heighten that problem: one of the platform’s biggest draws, lawyer turned journalist Glenn Greenwald, has a reputation of a man able and willing to start 10 new lifelong grudges a day on Twitter.

darkhorse - 03 May 2021 08:16:46 (#17 of 1856)

I see he (James Ball of the Guardian) annoyed Graham Linehan also, in the same article.

(Although ————> trans thread, I suppose).

Pixiedust - 03 May 2021 09:35:51 (#18 of 1856)

Proud Boys Canada, a far-right group that Ottawa named as a terrorist entity earlier this year, has dissolved itself, saying it has done nothing wrong, according to a statement by the organisation.

slimpickins - 03 May 2021 10:06:11 (#19 of 1856)

'Come join our new and completely unrelated group - The Proud Men!'

The plot to rewrite the USC:

solomongursky - 03 May 2021 11:57:31 (#20 of 1856)

Drummer in a Led Zepellin tribute band now:

pranzingfrogg - 03 May 2021 12:46:10 (#21 of 1856)

Is that real? He looks like a hologram of a muppet

brooklyn - 03 May 2021 12:59:31 (#22 of 1856)

<<The plot to rewrite the USC:>>

the stupidity is remarkable, slim. but one thing to recall -- even if there were a convention, no proposed amendment could take effect until ratified by 3/4 of the states.

Moschops - 03 May 2021 13:37:43 (#23 of 1856)

Any chance of a change of the 2nd being thrown in?

brooklyn - 03 May 2021 13:40:08 (#24 of 1856)

nope. but I like the way you think.

Tinymcsmithy - 03 May 2021 15:21:27 (#25 of 1856)

They need an amendment to the 2nd amendment that guarantees the right to bear arms, but only while dressed as a pantomime rabbit with bunny ears and a tutu.

Pixiedust - 03 May 2021 15:21:38 (#26 of 1856)

Facebook's Oversight Board has delivered its ruling on the company's indefinite ban on Donald Trump. After a delay, partially to review the more than 9,000 public comments people submitted to this case, the Oversight Board has announced that it'll release its decision on Trump's ban this Wednesday, May 5th, at 9AM ET.

If you need to slaughter livestock for burnt offerings, or select virgins for blood sacrifices, do so now.

JohnIlly - 03 May 2021 15:36:00 (#27 of 1856)

<starts hunt for virgins>

darkhorse - 03 May 2021 15:37:02 (#28 of 1856)

Do you work for Jeffrey Epstein?

popstar7 - 03 May 2021 16:11:34 (#29 of 1856)

The 2020 presidential election was not stolen. Anyone who claims it was is spreading THE BIG LIE, turning their back on the rule of law, and poisoning our democratic system.

popstar7 - 03 May 2021 16:12:47 (#30 of 1856)

On which -

This is important. And it's a canary in the coal mine for the broken state of her party that she will face far more Republican backlash for this statement of fact than those in her caucus like Marjorie Taylor Greene who constantly peddle disgusting conspiracy theories and lies.

virgil5 - 03 May 2021 16:34:35 (#31 of 1856)

Sadly it seems there’s something particularly American about the gullibility that allows a charlatan like Trump to fool so many.

The public education situation was never that good, mainly with the aim to provide compliant workers for industry. It’s still hit or miss, with critical thinking not much of a priority as social media woo takes over.


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