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In Trump’s case it’s because the comic book that explained what Executive Orders are hadn’t been put together until the second week. After that it was smooth sailing.


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Post by Brian Peacock » Fri Feb 19, 2021 2:24 pm

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I'm hearing a lot of references to this 'Thomas Sowell'. Anyone know his work?
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Re: The Thread of Democrats

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Cunt wrote:
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I'm hearing a lot of references to this 'Thomas Sowell'. Anyone know his work?
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I guess it doesn't matter that the supposed Ocasio-Cortez quote is false. After all, it's more important to disparage the nasty leftist than it is to be factually correct, amiright?

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Re: The Thread of Democrats

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L'Emmerdeur wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 8:49 am
Cunt wrote:
Sun Feb 21, 2021 11:54 pm
I'm hearing a lot of references to this 'Thomas Sowell'. Anyone know his work?
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I guess it doesn't matter that the supposed Ocasio-Cortez quote is false. After all, it's more important to disparage the nasty leftist than it is to be factually correct, amiright?
It's a meme that harmonises with our member from Yellowknife's bias, so it must be right. Right?

This is what Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez really said during an interview with Anderson Cooper:
Cooper: One of the criticisms of you is that your math is fuzzy. The Washington Post recently awarded you four Pinocchios...

Ocasio-Cortez: Oh my goodness.

Cooper: ...for misstating some statistics about Pentagon spending.

Ocasio-Cortez: If people want to really blow up one figure here or one word there, I would argue that they're missing the forest for the trees. I think that there's a lot of people more concerned about being precisely, factually, and semantically correct than about being morally right.

Cooper: But being factually correct is important—

Ocasio-Cortez: It's absolutely important. And whenever I make a mistake. I say, "Okay, this was clumsy." and then I restate what my point was. But it's— it's not the same thing as— as the president lying about immigrants. It's not the same thing, at all.
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Re: The Thread of Democrats

Post by Brian Peacock » Mon Feb 22, 2021 10:45 am

Cunt wrote:
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I'm hearing a lot of references to this 'Thomas Sowell'. Anyone know his work?
He's a pretty well regarded free-market economist.
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Post by Tero » Mon Feb 22, 2021 1:57 pm

Forget independents. Political issues don't matter once candidates are chosen, only turnout:

"We estimate 51 percent of the voting population are Democrats, but Republicans are more likely to vote," the report states. "Democrats have to run a superior ground game to overcome this."

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1258438
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Post by L'Emmerdeur » Mon Feb 22, 2021 6:20 pm

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:hehe: That's what I get for being cagey. I had the shoe ready to drop in response to the expected guff, but you slapped it down for me. Mine was the CBS transcript which includes the relevant section of the interview, in acknowledgement of the tenuous reach of the YouTube in the subarctic.

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He sounds conservative, but a cursory read suggests he started more Marxist. Might just look for an audiobook...
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I bet those chicks aren't speaking to each other anymore.
Well, given the clothes and weapons in the illustration, both are likely long dead. However, they made up after their duel.
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...or her aim.
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Re: The Thread of Democrats

Post by rainbow » Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:01 pm

Tero wrote:
Mon Feb 22, 2021 1:57 pm
Forget independents. Political issues don't matter once candidates are chosen, only turnout:

"We estimate 51 percent of the voting population are Democrats, but Republicans are more likely to vote," the report states. "Democrats have to run a superior ground game to overcome this."

https://www.nbcnews.com/news/amp/ncna1258438
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Post by Tero » Tue Feb 23, 2021 12:32 pm

Yes, I think we are heading to the situation where Georgians will only be able to vote at one huge arena in Alabama and Alabamans in one huge arena In Georgia. At 2-3PM.
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Re: The Thread of Democrats

Post by Cunt » Tue Feb 23, 2021 4:25 pm

Ah, transparency! Sure is good you got the corrupt guy out, and got this new corrupt guy in...
Grassley asked Garland if he was saying that Durham would only be removed "for cause." Garland didn't commit to that either.

"I would have to have an opportunity to talk with him," Garland said. "I have not had that opportunity. As I said, I don't have any reason, from what I know now, which is really very little, to make any determination on that ground. But I don't have any reason to think that he should not remain in place."

Garland also would not commit to releasing Durham's full report.

"I am a great believer in transparency," Garland said. "I would, though, have to talk with Mr. Durham and understand the nature of what he's been doing and the nature of the report. But I am very much committed to transparency and to explaining Justice Department decision-making."
Now, if this investigation hurt Trump, you KNOW they would release every crumb. If, alternately, some other entity could be damaged by the report, well, then it would be different.
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Re: The Thread of Democrats

Post by Hermit » Tue Feb 23, 2021 10:28 pm

For those who are puzzled by what our member from Yellowknife is posting about, this is about the confirmation hearing of Merrick Garland, nominee to be Attorney General.
And asked whether he would commit to providing Special Counsel John Durham the resources to complete his investigation into the origins of the FBI's Trump-Russia probe, Garland said he needed to learn more but saw no justification at the moment for removing Durham, who has been at work since 2019 but was given the full autonomy of a special counsel last October.

“I understand that he has been permitted to remain in his position, and sitting here today I have no reason to think that that was not the correct decision,” Garland told Grassley. “From what I know now, which is really very little to make any determination ... I don’t have any reason to think that he should not remain in place.”

However, Garland also appeared to suggest some of the issues Durham was assigned to explore already have been adequately investigated by the Justice Department’s inspector general as part of a report that found widespread errors and omissions in the FBI’s handling of Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act applications.
So you talk about mobs and the working classes as if they were the question. You've got that eternal idiotic idea that if anarchy came it would come from the poor. Why should it? The poor have been rebels, but they have never been anarchists; they have more interest than anyone else in there being some decent government. The poor man really has a stake in the country. The rich man hasn't; he can go away to New Guinea in a yacht. The poor have sometimes objected to being governed badly; the rich have always objected to being governed at all. Aristocrats were always anarchists. - G.K. Chesterton

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