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by thoreau
28 Sep 2020, 15:28
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 8098
Views: 539634

Re: Orange is the new President

Buyer: "We know CIA had source close to Cabinet member. We need know who. Tell and we pay." Trump: "A Mexican woman, I think." Buyer: "Mexican? Interesting. We not suspect any Mexicans in this. How you know?" Trump: "Her name was Maria." Buyer: "Donald, plenty of Russian women named Maria." Trump: "...
by thoreau
28 Sep 2020, 15:18
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 8098
Views: 539634

Re: Orange is the new President

I suspect that Trumpistanis don't care because THE REAL CRIME is Hillary's emails. Anyway, the good news is that Trump doesn't actually pay attention to his briefings. The sale of secrets would be like this: Trump: "Our military, they have the most amazing missiles. Incredible." Buyer: "Da. So, tell...
by thoreau
28 Sep 2020, 14:46
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 8098
Views: 539634

Re: Orange is the new President

There's something hilarious about the idea of Trump being so desperate for re-election because it keeps him from having to give back bogus tax refunds with interest. I don't recall those, which is odd. I did see a few craptastic trucks, and a few people openly carrying. However, most of these peopl...
by thoreau
28 Sep 2020, 02:36
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 8098
Views: 539634

Re: Orange is the new President

Whether he's a sitting or former president, he will have information for which people would be willing to pay vast sums. I'm sure deals can be made.
by thoreau
27 Sep 2020, 23:01
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 8098
Views: 539634

Re: Orange is the new President

by thoreau
27 Sep 2020, 21:53
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 8098
Views: 539634

Re: Orange is the new President

I'd give those idiots gift certificates for free vasectomies and tubal ligations.

I'm so fucking tired of the stupidity.
by thoreau
27 Sep 2020, 19:29
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 8098
Views: 539634

Re: Orange is the new President

He seems to actually be good at celebrity branding, and rather than just focusing on that he pours the money into ventures that he's shitty at running. It's quite hilarious.
by thoreau
27 Sep 2020, 19:23
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Orange is the new President
Replies: 8098
Views: 539634

Re: Orange is the new President

Funny in what way? Please explain the joke, sir.
by thoreau
27 Sep 2020, 17:03
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Hello, Newman.
Replies: 8
Views: 1210

Re: Hello, Newman.

How about something where they argue over whether the woman they saw at the restaurant is Melania, and finally conclude that she would never order such a big salad.
by thoreau
27 Sep 2020, 02:22
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Hello, Newman.
Replies: 8
Views: 1210

Re: Hello, Newman.

Jerry is dating a woman who always wears a red ballcap. It's not a MAGA hat, but it looks enough like one to be weird, right? On the other hand, the sex is fantastic. Elaine asks if his girlfriend tries to wear the hat DURING sex. Jerry declines to answer. George rhapsodizes that more people should...
by thoreau
27 Sep 2020, 01:43
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Hello, Newman.
Replies: 8
Views: 1210

Hello, Newman.

After Seinfeld references came up in another thread, I realized that with the election hinging on the US Postal Service there could be a great Seinfeld episode premise. The election hinges on the US Postal Service. Newman assures everyone that, on his honor as a mail carrier, he will allow neither r...
by thoreau
25 Sep 2020, 10:35
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1134
Views: 110294

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

I agree, and I also think that Biden and Harris will initially resist calls to play retaliatory hardball. Which is how you get Sen. AOC and a wave of primary challenges in 2022.

If Blue centrists don't resist Red hardball then someone else will.
by thoreau
25 Sep 2020, 01:45
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1134
Views: 110294

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

Aresen wrote: 25 Sep 2020, 00:29
thoreau wrote: 25 Sep 2020, 00:22
Aresen wrote: 24 Sep 2020, 23:59 And I am not entirely sure the republic would survive a second term.
When the republic falls, can we use Trumpistani skulls as drinking gourds?
What makes you think it will be their skulls and not yours that are so used?
Because I'll stand by Shem no matter what.
by thoreau
25 Sep 2020, 00:22
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1134
Views: 110294

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

Aresen wrote: 24 Sep 2020, 23:59 And I am not entirely sure the republic would survive a second term.
When the republic falls, can we use Trumpistani skulls as drinking gourds?
by thoreau
24 Sep 2020, 22:43
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1134
Views: 110294

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

I think the answer is “anything that keeps them in power.” Anything. I am equally -- perhaps more -- concerned about ... not "what they'll do to stay in power," but "what they want to do with the power they get." Look at how many things they've already done for which, as has been said, "the cruelty...
by thoreau
24 Sep 2020, 21:51
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1134
Views: 110294

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

I have fantasies that I can't post. They involve Mar Lago, molten hot steel dildos, and French revolutionary slogans.

My mind is dark.
by thoreau
24 Sep 2020, 21:28
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1134
Views: 110294

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

The claim is that they'll only do this if the state's count can't be resolved. Of course, if you throw out enough conspiracy theories, do your best to sow distrust, challenge enough ballots, and generally throw up enough smoke, you can argue that pretty much any state's count has not been reliably r...
by thoreau
24 Sep 2020, 19:18
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Rand Paul.....sigh.
Replies: 1278
Views: 114833

Re: Rand Paul.....sigh.

I think it's pretty clear at this point that the population is highly heterogeneous in its vulnerability, and not just by the usual parameters (age, co-morbidities). Since the start there's been talk of "super-spreaders" and while I wouldn't put stock in any particular narrative of what exactly make...
by thoreau
24 Sep 2020, 17:33
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Is the ACLU getting too Woke?
Replies: 241
Views: 31575

Re: Is the ACLU getting too Woke?

https://twitter.com/ACLU/status/1305613501122195457 They're getting very, very close to linking JK Rowling's speech to violence. Very close. Not there yet, but close. Yes, of course, the ACLU has the same right to critique speech as anyone else. No, they did not call for censorship of Rowling. As lo...
by thoreau
24 Sep 2020, 15:56
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Rand Paul.....sigh.
Replies: 1278
Views: 114833

Re: Rand Paul.....sigh.

Whatever is going on is still pretty weird, so we should be cautious before drawing conclusions. If there's been large-scale prior exposure to this or something similar, you'd think the elderly might not be quite as devastated. Yes, illnesses always hit the elderly hardest, but if there was exposure...
by thoreau
23 Sep 2020, 21:23
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: We need a new word for that
Replies: 168
Views: 14664

Re: We need a new word for that

Autodespotic undemocratization
by thoreau
23 Sep 2020, 21:18
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: We need a new word for that
Replies: 168
Views: 14664

Re: We need a new word for that

Fellorngio
by thoreau
23 Sep 2020, 19:54
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Calling 2020 for Entropy
Replies: 1134
Views: 110294

Re: Calling 2020 for Entropy

Well, they're willing to show up to state capitols and point guns...to threaten a Blue governor. That's the thing. The guys with guns have shown themselves to be completely and utterly intertwined with one side of power. What I go back and forth on is whether they're Team Red's dobermans, i.e. somet...
by thoreau
23 Sep 2020, 18:22
Forum: General Chatter
Topic: Rand Paul.....sigh.
Replies: 1278
Views: 114833

Re: Rand Paul.....sigh.

How low of an infection rate confers herd immunity will depend, in part, on what sorts of activities are spreading it and whether the highest-risk activities are allowed. There's evidence suggesting that merely exhaling without a mask is less dangerous than singing or shouting without a mask. So 22%...