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Polidicks Rules - Updated 13th May 2017

These are generally what you were used to within SH. Because of the political issues, I expect this subforum to take on a more serious tone. Reporting & Posting Guidelines Because this is a debate forum we expect you to put effort into your posts,...

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13th May 2017
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Cambodia faces U.S., EU action after banning opposition

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-cambodia-politics/cambodia-faces-u-s-eu-action-after-banning-opposition-idUSKBN1DH033 Apparently the ghost of Pol Pot is back to destroy more democracy. And of course, China isn't condemning this...

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Donald Trump set to announce North Korea 'terrorism' decision

http://www.straitstimes.com/world/united-states/donald-trump-set-to-announce-north-korea-terrorism-decision?xtor=CS1-10

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43 Minutes Ago
by Jim Morrison Go to last post
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Trump admin. to reverse ban on elephant trophies from Africa

http://abcnews.go.com/US/trump-admin-reverse-ban-elephant-trophies-africa/story?id=51178663

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1 Hour Ago
by Broguts Go to last post
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US Senate Democrats to start an Assault Weapons Ban bill; includes bump stocks & high capacity mags ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Last )

http://thehill.com/homenews/senate/359381-senate-dems-introduce-bill-to-ban-assault-weapons-bump-stocks Very short article, barley under half is the OP.

2 Hours Ago
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Senator Al Franken Kissed and Groped Me Without My Consent, And There’s Nothing Funny About It ( 2 3 Last )

http://www.kabc.com/2017/11/16/leeann-tweeden-on-senator-al-franken/ That picture seals it. Democrats got to show everyone that they don't just try to hide this stuff like the Republicans have been doing. EDIT: READ THE FULL ARTICLE This...

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4 Hours Ago
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Tim Kaine calls for end to superdelegates

https://www.politico.com/story/2017/11/15/tim-kaine-end-superdelegates-244944

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5 Hours Ago
by thelurker1234 Go to last post
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Military Coup in Zimbabwe: Mugabe under house arrest ( 2 Last )

source: www.News24.com more context in the source edit Update: Mugabe under house arrest

5 Hours Ago
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Poll: Roy Moore trails Doug Jones by 8 points

https://www.politico.com/story/2017/11/16/roy-moore-doug-jones-alabama-poll-245558

11 Hours Ago
by RainbowStalin Go to last post
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Australian Same Sex Marriage returns results: 61.6% Yes, 38.4% No, with a 79.5% Turnout ( 2 Last )

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/live/2017/nov/15/australias-same-sex-marriage-postal-survey-results-live Never forget what led us here, but we should celebrate nonetheless. We voted yes!

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11 Hours Ago
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House Republicans Have Forced Their Tax Plan Through ( 2 Last )

Source I'm at a loss for words at how badly this bill is going to trash common people.

11 Hours Ago
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1 Day Ago
by Dave_Parker Go to last post
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Alabama voters reportedly got fake robocalls from Washington Post seeking damaging info on Roy Moore

https://video-lhr3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t42.1790-2/23504771_243815192816441_4119228938033561600_n.mp4?efg=eyJybHIiOjMwMCwicmxhIjo1MTIsInZlbmNvZGVfdGFnIjoic3ZlX3NkIn0%3D&rl=300&vabr=106&oh=5a8d7a7ecaa27f4efc68cf40b384e20f&oe=5A0BAE7D ...

1 Day Ago
by Sir Whoopsalot Go to last post
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Senator Mitch McConnell suggests write-in Jeff Sessions to replace Roy Moore in senate race

http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/15/politics/mcconnell-moore-sessions-write-in/index.html :clown: Just a reminder that the senate seat in question is Sessions' old seat that he left to become Attorney General.

1 Day Ago
by bord2tears Go to last post
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House Dems introduce articles of impeachment against Trump

Source, CNN 2nd Source, ABC News Didn't see a thread for this yet. Dems pushing too hard too early. WH deflection and lying. Just another day.

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1 Day Ago
by Firespray Go to last post
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Court Appeal clears path for possible Sandy Hook survivors to sue Remington Arms for school shooting ( 2 Last )

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/12/nyregion/appeal-offers-hope-for-newtown-families-in-suit-against-gun-companies.html

1 Day Ago
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by Tobba Go to last post
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The push to revive the Trans-Pacific Partnership is falling apart

http://www.businessinsider.com/trans-pacific-partnership-is-falling-apart-after-canada-doesnt-show-for-talks-2017-11

1 Day Ago
by Sinatra Go to last post
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California will be the first state to use LGBT-inclusive history textbooks in schools ( 2 Last )

http://www.latimes.com/books/jacketcopy/la-et-jc-lgbt-textbooks-20171113-story.html

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1 Day Ago
by Blackavar Go to last post
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Donald Trump has been sentenced to death in North Korea for insulting Kim Jong-Un

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/nov/15/north-korea-sentences-trump-to-death-for-insulting-kim-jong-un (User was banned for this post ("Editorialized Title" - Mezzokoko))

1 Day Ago
by Destroyox Go to last post
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NZ briefed on secret US action coming in Asia-Pacific

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/politics/2017/11/nz-briefed-on-secret-us-action-coming-in-asia-pacific.html

1 Day Ago
by Mr. Someguy Go to last post
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Ron Johnson is first GOP Senator to come out against the tax bill

http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/15/politics/ron-johnson-against-tax-bill/index.html https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hHUbLv4ThOo

1 Day Ago
by Bob The Knob Go to last post
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Following Trump visit, China sending envoy to North Korea

Following Trump visit, China sending envoy to North Korea https://www.apnews.com/04d7dcc8c52b474cac498314240f891a/Following-Trump-visit,-China-sending-envoy-to-North-Korea

1 Day Ago
by Richard Simmons Go to last post
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Army lifts ban on waivers for recruits with history of some mental health issues ( 2 Last )

https://www.gannett-cdn.com/-mm-/05d371230d4b22469f7979956d847b6160a2a25a/c=119-0-3381-2453&r=x404&c=534x401/local/-/media/2017/11/12/USATODAY/USATODAY/636460908869436191-GettyImages-87962359.jpg Source I'm not sure how I feel about this. I...

1 Day Ago
by TheTalon Go to last post
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Senate Republicans tie tax plan to repeal of key Obamacare mandate

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tax/senate-republicans-tie-tax-plan-to-repeal-of-key-obamacare-mandate-idUSKBN1DE2OF

2 Days Ago
by HumanAbyss Go to last post
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Russian Twitter accounts promoted Brexit ahead of EU referendum

Reuters. Short article, so posted all of it. You ask me, this is grounds for a re-vote. The referendum was purposefully disrupted by Russia in a deliberate attempt to cause discord and confusion.

2 Days Ago
by Trebgarta Go to last post
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Former Scottish First Minister signs TV Show Deal with Russia Today

http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/15652599.Salmond_to_host_TV_show_on_Russian_propaganda_channel/

2 Days Ago
by Vasili Go to last post
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Polish nationalist youth march draws thousands in capital ( 2 Last )

https://www.wsj.com/articles/polish-nationalist-youth-march-draws-thousands-in-capital-1510429006

2 Days Ago
by Conscript Go to last post
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RNC cuts off Moore

RNC cuts off Moore The national party pulls out of a fundraising pact with the Alabama candidate, further isolating him. https://www.politico.com/story/2017/11/14/rnc-cuts-off-moore-244904

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2 Days Ago
by Itachi_Crow Go to last post
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Woman says Alabama Senate nominee Roy Moore initiated sexual encounter when she was 14, he was 32 ( 2 3 Last )

https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/woman-says-roy-moore-initiated-sexual-encounter-when-she-was-14-he-was-32/2017/11/09/1f495878-c293-11e7-afe9-4f60b5a6c4a0_story.html?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.9cd8d0303eca

2 Days Ago
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From Burma to the Philippines, Trump largely ignores human rights on Asia trip

I'm guessing its not a surprise for anyone that Trump hasn't denounced human rights abuses. However, I mostly wanted to post this article because it seems that the ethnic cleansing in Burma has largely been silent on most media. The article is by the...

2 Days Ago
by Alice3173 Go to last post
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France considers age of sexual consent to be set at 13 years old

For more info, read here: http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/11/14/france-considers-age-sexual-consent-be-set-13-years-old

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2 Days Ago
by Ninja Gnome Go to last post
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Confirmed: Trump Campaign data firm asked WikiLeaks to share hacked emails

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2017/nov/10/data-firm-that-worked-for-trump-asked-wikileaks-to-share-hacked-emails https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/the-guardian/ Cambridge Analytica, closely tied to Trump mega-donor Robert Mercer and the Trump white...

2 Days Ago
by Electrocuter Go to last post
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Prince Charles blames ‘foreign Jews’ for Middle East turmoil in 1986 letter

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/prince-charles-blames-jews-middle-east-turmoil-1986-letter-a8050586.html

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by ScumBunny Go to last post
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Haste on Tax Measures May Leave a Trail of Loopholes

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/13/business/economy/corporate-tax.html

2 Days Ago
by download Go to last post
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North Korean soldier, shot and wounded, defects to South Korea

http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/east-asia/north-korean-soldier-shot-and-wounded-defects-to-south-korea?utm_campaign=Echobox&utm_medium=Social&utm_source=Facebook&xtor=CS1-10#link_time=1510563603

2 Days Ago
by Apache249 Go to last post
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Myanmar's military clears itself over reported Rohingya atrocities

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/11/13/asia/myanmar-military-rohingya/index.html Disgusting, and yet no actions from so many countries.

2 Days Ago
by Amplar Go to last post
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Aus: Same Sex Marriage Bills announced (Both aren't great...)

http://www.news.com.au/national/politics/conservatives-mps-samesex-marriage-bill-to-override-antidiscrimination-laws/news-story/8c5e902aa8374ddacd5b432a73e9866a Dean Smith's Bill is mentioned in the Source, I'd highly recommend looking at that as well.

2 Days Ago
by LAMB SAUCE Go to last post
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Russia's 'irrefutable evidence' of US helping ISIS turns out to be a mobile game screenshot

https://i.imgur.com/mNEzUkv.jpg https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/nov/14/russia-us-isis-syria-video-game-still

3 Days Ago
by Riller Go to last post
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Sessions considering second special counsel to investigate Clinton, Comey, Uranium One

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/sessions-considering-second-special-counsel-to-investigate-republican-concerns-letter-shows/2017/11/13/bc92ef3c-c8d2-11e7-b0cf-7689a9f2d84e_story.html

3 Days Ago
by Bob The Knob Go to last post
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Sean Hannity fans are smashing their Keurig coffee machines in protest after the company pulled ads ( 2 Last )

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2017/11/13/sean-hannitys-fans-call-for-keurig-boycott-after-coffee-maker-pulls-ads-from-his-show/ https://twitter.com/Fuctupmind/status/929567516757774336 Fuck you Keurig!! I'm gonna break my...

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3 Days Ago
by Sir Whoopsalot Go to last post
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RT is officially a foreign agent

http://money.cnn.com/2017/11/13/media/russia-rt-fara/index.html

3 Days Ago
by Freakie Go to last post
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Trump nominates former drug company executive Alex Azar as next Health and Human Services secretary

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/11/13/trump-nominates-alex-azar-as-next-hhs-secretary.html

3 Days Ago
by Zero-Point Go to last post
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Trump judge nominee, 36, who has never tried a case, wins approval of Senate panel ( 2 Last )

Source: The LA Times Emphasis mine. Fuck's sake, Republicans, whatever happened to draining the swamp? Instead you're ensuring it stays just as much of a swamp for the conceivable future.

4 Days Ago
by ZachPL Go to last post
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McConnell: "I believe the women", calls for Roy Moore to drop out of Senate race

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/13/us/politics/roy-moore-alabama-senate.html

4 Days Ago
by elixwhitetail Go to last post
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Mueller probing pre-election meeting between Flynn and Rep. Dana Rohrabacher

https://i.imgur.com/s2ipPz1.jpg https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/mueller-probing-pre-election-flynn-meeting-pro-russia-congressman-n819676 If you don't know Rohrabacher, you may remember that he was one of the two people who, in a leaked...

4 Days Ago
by potatospirit Go to last post
6 1,097
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Citizenship crisis: Turnbull government reduced to minority after John Alexander resignation

http://www.theage.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/citizenship-crisis-turnbull-government-reduced-to-minority-after-john-alexander-resignation-20171111-gzjch0.html https://twitter.com/GhostWhoVotes/status/929657906303086592...

4 Days Ago
by LAMB SAUCE Go to last post
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Priti Patel resigns from UK cabinet over unauthorised meetings, replaced by Penny Mordaunt

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-41931063 Second resignation in a week! You may remember Penny Mordaunt from the time she snuck cock jokes into her parliamentary speech for a bet. Funnily enough as a Royal Navy Reservist and former MoD Minister,...

4 Days Ago
by Grizz Go to last post
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Newest One Nation senator "has abandoned One Nation"

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-13/hanson-says-anning-has-abandoned-one-nation/9144142 Funny stuff. What a bunch of clowns.

4 Days Ago
by BF Go to last post
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Trump apparently wants to revoke Scientology's tax-exempt status ( 2 3 Last )

Reporting Left Center:http://www.newsweek.com/trump-says-scientology-not-real-religion-he-questions-tax-free-church-status-708301 Quoting from original source (which is left):...

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by CyclonatorZ Go to last post
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Trump’s top environmental pick says she has "many questions" about climate change

https://www.texastribune.org/2017/11/08/trumps-top-environmental-pick-says-she-has-many-questions-about-climat/ I'm not a scientist, but----

5 Days Ago
by Dookas Go to last post
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North Korea says U.S. should oust 'lunatic old man' Trump from power

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2017/11/08/north-korea-says-united-states-should-oust-trump-power/846149001/

5 Days Ago
by BANNED USER Go to last post
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Trump says Putin insulted by US election meddling claim

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-41954436 11th November 2017 Also, hilarious article picture since they're both wearing Mao coats. (User was banned for this post ("Don't editorialise polidicks news titles" - icemaz))

5 Days Ago
by Marcolade Go to last post
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by Spetsnaz95 Go to last post
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McCain Blasts Trump for Believing Putin on Election Meddling

Business Insider Come on, John. Find your balls. You're ex-military, you ought not to mince words. As it happens, there's a two-syllable, seven-letter word that perfectly describes a man who denies the widely-accepted fact that a hostile foreign...

5 Days Ago
by archangel125 Go to last post
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Russian trolls pushed pro-Brexit spin on day of referendum

http://money.cnn.com/2017/11/10/media/russia-brexit-tweets/index.html

5 Days Ago
by Maestro Fenix Go to last post
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How Flynn — and the Russia scandal — landed in the West Wing

https://www.politico.com/story/2017/11/11/how-michael-flynn-got-west-wing-job-244790 https://i.imgur.com/WWlvYEQ.jpg

5 Days Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
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U.S. soldier in Niger ambush was bound and apparently executed, villagers say

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/africa/us-soldier-in-niger-ambush-was-bound-and-apparently-executed-villagers-say/2017/11/10/3aebba3e-c442-11e7-9922-4151f5ca6168_story.html

5 Days Ago
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QLD Premier rubbishes One Nation's claims children taught masturbation in Safe Schools program

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-11/annastacia-palaszczuk-rubbishes-one-nations-safe-schools-claim/9141520

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by Riller Go to last post
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2,470 tweets and 0 major legislative achievements: A year of Trump in numbers ( 2 Last )

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-year-tweets-laws-numbers-stats-latest-a8044941.html The article has a few more categories as well

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6 Days Ago
by Fourm Shark Go to last post
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United States Election Night 2017: The Resistance vs The Republican Party ( 2 3 4 5 Last )

http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/04/politics/2017-election-readers-guide-virginia-new-jersey-governor/index.html ELECTION RESULTS: https://www.nytimes.com/elections/results/virginia-governor-election-gillespie-northam#eln-forecast-section

6 Days Ago
by Bob The Knob Go to last post
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Jerry Brown: Trump emissions threat to US car industry

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-41894354

6 Days Ago
by joshthesmith Go to last post
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by fulgrim Go to last post
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Saudi tells its citizens to leave Lebanon immediately

Nothing more than the title really, https://twitter.com/AP/status/928627916401004544. Source: http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/11/saudi-arabia-issues-travel-alert-lebanon-171109143454070.html Fuck Saudi and fuck Iran. Lebanon, Syria and Iraq and...

6 Days Ago
by joshthesmith Go to last post
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Bodyguard rejected Russian offer of 5 women for Trump ( 2 Last )

PEE PEE TAPE. PEE PEE TAPE. PEE PEE TAPE. https://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/trump-bodyguard-testifies-russian-offered-trump-women-was-turned-down-n819386

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6 Days Ago
by purvisdavid1 Go to last post
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Massive Government Report Says Climate Is Warming And Humans Are The Cause

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2017/11/02/561608576/massive-government-report-says-climate-is-warming-and-humans-are-the-cause?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=202802

6 Days Ago
by Ogopogo Go to last post
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GOP bill would hike taxes on 31 percent of middle-class Americans by 2027, study finds

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/11/08/gop-bill-would-hike-taxes-on-31-percent-of-middle-class-americans-by-2027-study-finds/?utm_term=.673e181c2a6f The good news: It still has to be negotiated in the Senate where the tax burden on the...

6 Days Ago
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by Bob The Knob Go to last post
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The White House recognizes Nov 7, "National Day for the Victims of Communism" ( 2 3 Last )

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2017/11/07/national-day-victims-communism

6 Days Ago
by catbarf Go to last post
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Labor frontbencher slams Greens over threat to involve Governor-General in dual-citizenship crisis

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-11/albanese-slams-greens-over-threat-to-dissolve-parliament/9139946

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1 Week Ago
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1 Week Ago
by EcksDee Go to last post
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First DREAMer deported under Trump arrested again for trying to enter U.S.

(This might belong in polidicks but I'm not sure. If it belongs there can staff move it? Conflicted which forum to put it under.) https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/world/2017/11/08/first-dreamer-deported-under-trump-arrested-again/846935001/

1 Week Ago
by Dave_Parker Go to last post
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New Jersey politician who joked about women's march defeated

http://www.mcclatchydc.com/news/politics-government/national-politics/article183398866.html

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1 Week Ago
by Megadave Go to last post
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Event: Thousands plan to 'Scream Helplessly At The Sky On The Anniversary' of Trump's Election ( 2 Last )

http://www.newsweek.com/americans-scream-helplessly-sky-donald-trump-election-anniversary-690889 Link to the event: https://www.facebook.com/events/811830315665667/?active_tab=about

1 Week Ago
by Maegord Go to last post
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Powerful lawmaker wants to ‘invalidate’ the Endangered Species Act. He’s getting close.

Source: The Washington Post Emphasis mine. Our country is run by fucking Captain Planet villains.

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by Ona Go to last post
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Electric vehicle $7,500 tax credit expected to go away with new House tax bill ( 2 3 4 Last )

https://electrek.co/2017/11/02/electric-vehicle-tax-credit-expected-slashed-new-house-tax-bill/ UPDATE: Plans possibly cancelled: Looks like we're back on guys: ...

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1 Week Ago
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Woman says Roy Moore initiated sexual encounter when she was 14, he was 32

SOURCE QUOTED: https://www.washingtonpost.com/investigations/woman-says-roy-moore-initiated-sexual-encounter-when-she-was-14-he-was-32/2017/11/09/1f495878-c293-11e7-afe9-4f60b5a6c4a0_story.html?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.4f7537b9af4c OTHER SOURCE:...

1 Week Ago
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