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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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Trump announces ban on transgender people in U.S. military ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Last )

The Washington Post The most LGBT friendly president, folks.

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9 Minutes Ago
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Plan C on Obamacare "Repeal now, replace later" Collapses ( 2 3 Last )

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/18/us/politics/republicans-obamacare-repeal-now-replace-later.html

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12 Minutes Ago
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Senate Rejects Repeal Without Replace ( 2 Last )

source McCain voted 'no' today.

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30 Minutes Ago
by halofreak472 Go to last post
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Science

538: Why Russia Revelations Never Seem To Change Anything

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/why-russia-revelations-never-seem-to-change-anything/

Cone 2 people are reading this thread x 2
2 Hours Ago
by Shirt. Go to last post
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Ohio prepares to resume executions, seeking to end three-year lull

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-nation/wp/2017/07/26/ohio-prepares-to-resume-executions-seeking-to-end-three-year-lull/

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2 Hours Ago
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Trump preparing to crack down on marijuana users, campaigners say

http://www.newsweek.com/marijuana-legalization-marijuana-jeff-sessions-640904

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2 Hours Ago
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4 Hours Ago
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Gross

Sen. McCain, recently diagnosed with brain cancer, casts tie-breaker to move ahead on ACA repeal ( 2 3 4 5 6 Last )

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/07/25/obamacare-repeal-vote-senate-republicans-240926 Thank you, McCain, for crawling out of your deathbed to help pave the way for 30 million people to lose critical health coverage.

5 Hours Ago
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Humor

Trump: "For the past 17 years, Obamacare has wreaked havoc” ( 2 Last )

Source Getting flashbacks to his 7/11 flub. https://twitter.com/NBCNews/status/889573711963054080

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10 Hours Ago
by Durrsly Go to last post
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Indigenous landowners sue indigenous rights body for blocking nuclear dump

http://www.theaustralian.com.au/national-affairs/indigenous/nuclear-waste-fight-sparks-17m-claim/news-story/1fa95bb665d1dbdb653d0e2e8b7df0e9?nk=8ecd65818fd428be04074c9599dc2f6a-1501052810 Second source because it's sometimes paywalled:...

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12 Hours Ago
by Ignhelper Go to last post
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Senators on hot mic: Trump is ‘crazy,’ ‘I’m worried’

https://twitter.com/MissBeaE/status/889879120863272961 https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/politics/wp/2017/07/25/senators-on-hot-mic-trump-is-crazy-im-worried/?utm_term=.a738e233ffeb

MoralSupport 2 people are reading this thread x 2 Starred x 23
14 Hours Ago
by The Worm Go to last post
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Everything/Nothing

Psychiatry group tells members they can defy ‘Goldwater rule’ and comment on Trump’s mental health

Source I've never heard of this source before but they have a least biased/high factual reporting on media bias fact check. So please don't whine about the source.

Lambeth 1 people are reading this thread x 1
15 Hours Ago
by proboardslol Go to last post
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Politics

Poland's ultranationalist government is revoking the independence of the courts ( 2 Last )

Source 1 Source 2 Watch as Trump praises Jaroslaw for his strength and talks about wanting to do the same in the U.S. Congratulations, Trump supporters - you enabled this fascism.

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17 Hours Ago
by Megadave Go to last post
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Politics

Senate Judiciary Committee issues subpoena for Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort to testify

Just breaking, so all that's in the source. ABC News Public hearing as well! 25th July 2017 Also, the hearing is tomorrow

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19 Hours Ago
by Cyan_Husky Go to last post
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Another one bites the dust: 3rd Australian dual-citizen, a cabinet minister, resigns from Cabinet

Read more at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-25/matt-canavan-citizenship-crisis-resigns-from-cabinet/8742702 Read more at...

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20 Hours Ago
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Politics

Trump is probing the consequences of firing Jeff Sessions ( 2 Last )

Source: The Associated Press https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/889790429398528000

20 Hours Ago
by Cloak Raider Go to last post
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Politics

Anthony Scaramucci threatens to purge his staff if leaks continue, cites presidential authorization

White House purge: ‘I’m going to fire everybody,’ says Scaramucci

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1 Day Ago
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Honorary Alaska 'mayor,' Stubbs the cat, dies at 20

http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/23/us/mayor-cat-stubbs-dies-at-20/index.html the last honest politician has died. One can only hope that the potential heirs are of similar quality.

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1 Day Ago
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Republican Senator McCain will return Tuesday for healthcare vote ( 2 Last )

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-healthcare-mccain-return-idUSKBN1AA02O?il=0

1 Day Ago
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Twice denied US visas, Donald Trump intervenes to allow Afghan girls robotics team into the US ( 2 Last )

http://www.abc.net.au/news/image/8712600-3x2-940x627.jpg Read more at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-16/afghan-girls-robotics-team-arrives-us-after-being-denied-visas/8712596

1 Day Ago
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Trump Says He Has ‘Complete Power’ to Pardon ( 2 3 4 Last )

The New York Times https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/888724194820857857

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1 Day Ago
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White House releases sensitive personal information of voters worried about their privacy ( 2 3 Last )

Source: The Washington Post This is seeeeriously fucked up. Opens concerned citizens to harassment if people decide to use their personal info.

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1 Day Ago
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1 Day Ago
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Israel and Jordan in diplomatic standoff after embassy deaths

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-40703103 Additional information here: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/1.803076

1 Day Ago
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Russian Dirt on Clinton? ‘I Love It,’ Donald Trump Jr. Said ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 Last )

https://mobile.nytimes.com/2017/07/11/us/politics/trump-russia-email-clinton.html For emphasis: There it is, everybody.

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2 Days Ago
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Humor

Scaramucci quotes anonymous source on Russian hacking, then admits Trump was the source

http://www.businessinsider.com/scaramucci-quotes-anonymous-source-on-russian-hacking-then-admits-it-was-trump-2017-7

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2 Days Ago
by archangel125 Go to last post
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British police may have helped Saudi Arabia arrest men due to be executed, MPs reveal

https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/saudi-arabia-14-executions-uk-british-police-training-mp-letter-theresa-may-reprieve-a7852211.html

2 Days Ago
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Supreme Court unanimously reaffirms: There is no ‘hate speech’ exception to the First Amendment ( 2 Last )

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/volokh-conspiracy/wp/2017/06/19/supreme-court-unanimously-reaffirms-there-is-no-hate-speech-exception-to-the-first-amendment/?utm_term=.ac5693b3556d

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2 Days Ago
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Sean Spicer resigns ( 2 Last )

http://i.imgur.com/62E3rYP.gif https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/21/us/politics/sean-spicer-resigns-as-white-house-press-secretary.html He was the most popular and successful Press Secretary in the history of the United States, period.

2 Days Ago
by proboardslol Go to last post
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Rant

Republicans embrace tax hike targeting Democratic states

https://apnews.com/91d3a13f83454c98a8a0c224f8117eb2

2 Days Ago
by proboardslol Go to last post
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Trudeau feels blowback from $8m Khadr settlement ( 2 Last )

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-40598484 Surprised this hasn't been covered here yet. I don't think this guy should've received a dime, he's lucky that grenade didn't kill any other soldiers, I couldn't find whether or not anyone else was...

2 Days Ago
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New York Times requests apology from Fox for false ISIS leak claim

http://www.politico.com/blogs/on-media/2017/07/23/fox-trump-new-york-times-240865 This lie strikes me as a really dangerous step down the road of saying "national security demands that we clamp down on the press"

3 Days Ago
by Mr. Someguy Go to last post
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3 Days Ago
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Wii

Alberta PC and White Rose Parties to merge into United Conservative Party

**SOURCE** Second source, because first one feels a little off Well united you may stand, together you are still batshit fucking crazy for implying they are responsible for half the hole you dug.

3 Days Ago
by Moreto Go to last post
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Rant

Jeff Sessions discussed campaign issues with Russian ambassador, intercepts reveal

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/sessions-discussed-trump-campaign-related-matters-with-russian-ambassador-us-intelligence-intercepts-show/2017/07/21/3e704692-6e44-11e7-9c15-177740635e83_story.html

3 Days Ago
by Zero-Point Go to last post
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News

Trump to tap Raytheon executive/lobbyist as Army secretary

http://www.cnn.com/2017/07/19/politics/mark-esper-army-secretary-nominee/index.html

3 Days Ago
by AlbertWesker Go to last post
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Politics

“Civil Rights Uniformity Act” Is Trying to Write Transgender People Out of Civil Rights Protections ( 2 Last )

This is getting ignored by the mainstream media so i'm really struggling to find a source that passes the criteria, so instead i'm just gonna post the bill in its entirety to give a completely unbiased form of knowing the contents and some opnion articles...

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4 Days Ago
by Mr. Someguy Go to last post
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Trump May Vacation for 18 Days in August, Demands Congress Stay in Washington to Work ( 2 Last )

http://www.newsweek.com/trump-may-vacation-18-days-august-demands-congress-stay-washington-and-work-640364

4 Days Ago
by kharkovus Go to last post
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Trump Aides, Seeking Leverage, Investigate Mueller’s Investigators

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/20/us/politics/donald-trump-robert-mueller-russia-investigation.html?smprod=nytcore-iphone&smid=nytcore-iphone-share Edit: Neo Saturday Night Massacre everyone.

4 Days Ago
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Love
4 Days Ago
by download Go to last post
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Humor

Democrats' reported 2018 slogan bears a strong resemblance to Papa John's

http://www.businessinsider.com/democrats-2018-slogan-papa-johns-2017-7

5 Days Ago
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Hobbies

ExxonMobil fined for violating Russian sanctions under Rex Tillerson

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/20/us/politics/exxon-mobil-fined-russia-tillerson-sanctions.html

5 Days Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
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Politics

U.S. Lawmakers Seek to Criminally Outlaw Support for Boycott Campaign Against Israel

https://theintercept.com/2017/07/19/u-s-lawmakers-seek-to-criminally-outlaw-support-for-boycott-campaign-against-israel/

5 Days Ago
by Svinnik Go to last post
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Politics

Russia's Lavrov Says Trump May Have Met Putin More Times

NBC News This is what happens when you have a completely dishonest president who doesn't bring his own translator. Either these meetings did happen, or they didn't and Russia is trying to stir the shitpot. Either way, Trump is getting played. Hard.

5 Days Ago
by Dwarden Go to last post
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Politics

Mueller Expands Probe to Trump Business Transactions

Bloomberg Trump: don't go investigating my personal businesses and transactions. That's a red line.

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5 Days Ago
by G.I.U.L.I.O. Go to last post
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News

Netanyahu attack on EU policy towards Israel caught on microphone

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/jul/19/eu-will-wither-and-die-if-it-does-not-change-policy-on-israel-netanyahu

5 Days Ago
by Scarabix Go to last post
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Stupid

Trump Lawyer Marc Kasowitz Threatens Stranger in Emails: ‘Watch Your Back , Bitch’

https://www.propublica.org/article/marc-kasowitz-trump-lawyer-threat-emails-maddow

5 Days Ago
by zeromancer Go to last post
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Help

Russia says talks underway on joint U.S. cybersecurity unit

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/russia-talks-united-states-joint-cybersecurity-unit-donald-trump/

5 Days Ago
by eatdembeanz Go to last post
15 1,333
News

Second Greens Senator resigns over dual citizenship

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-18/larissa-waters-greens-resigns-senate-over-citizenship-bungle/8720066 Lol.

5 Days Ago
by LAMB SAUCE Go to last post
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Politics

Trump’s lawyers seek to undercut Mueller’s Russia investigation

The Washington Post 20th July 2017 Also: Lawyers jumping ship.

6 Days Ago
by Splarg! Go to last post
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Politics

UK government planning to ban the home delivery of knives bought online ( 2 Last )

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2017/jul/18/plans-to-make-delivery-of-knives-sold-online-to-private-addresses-illegal-knife-crime Announced ahead of the publication of knife crime statistics due later this week.

6 Days Ago
by Menien Goneld Go to last post
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Report: Trump ending secret CIA program to arm Syrian rebels

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/report-trump-ending-secret-cia-program-to-arm-syrian-rebels/

6 Days Ago
by Mr. Someguy Go to last post
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Poll
6 Days Ago
by MrBunneh Go to last post
30 1,870
Politics

Eighth person in Trump Tower meeting is identified

The Washington Post A little info about our friend "Ike": The New York Times (2000) So, Ike shows up as a translator, but the Russian attorney brought her own translator? And Ike happens to be a notorious money launderer?

Llamaguy Starred x 34
6 Days Ago
by Shirt. Go to last post
16 3,237
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Sir Vince Cable appointed new Leader of the Liberal Democrats

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jul/20/vince-cable-named-lib-dem-leader-as-no-other-candidate-emerges?CMP=fb_gu A man who tops the list of Parliamentary insults with this cracker

6 Days Ago
by Chopstick Go to last post
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Exclusive: Bannon & Kushner Want to Outsource Afghanistan to Mercenaries

http://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/exclusive-bannon-kushner-want-to-outsource-afghanistan-to-mercenaries/ According to the media bias checker right of center but high reporting. So yeah, War Inc. Edit: and we just probably just...

6 Days Ago
by Craigewan Go to last post
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Politics

In Interview, Trump Expresses Anger at Sessions and Comey, and Warns Mueller

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/19/us/politics/trump-interview-sessions-russia.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=first-column-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news Part of the audio from the interview is in source:...

6 Days Ago
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Coalition airstrikes have now killed almost as many civilians under Trump as they did under Obama

http://www.thedailybeast.com/president-trumps-air-war-kills-12-civilians-per-day Surpassing Obama in just six months

6 Days Ago
by Viper_ Go to last post
34 2,439
News

Jeff Sessions wants police to take more cash from American citizens

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2017/07/17/jeff-sessions-wants-police-to-take-more-cash-from-american-citizens/

6 Days Ago
by Zero-Point Go to last post
30 2,525
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Donald Trump Jr., Paul Manafort to testify next week before Senate panel

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2017/07/19/donald-trump-jr-paul-manafort-testify-before-senate-judiciary-committee/494007001/

6 Days Ago
by Zero-Point Go to last post
10 1,421
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Justices allow strict refugee ban but say grandparents OK

https://www.apnews.com/79d90882a9ee4f5ba3e2f1150ae218ee So the temporary ban on refugees from last month still remains in effect however the list of family members who cannot be denied entry by it has expanded.

6 Days Ago
by Sky King Go to last post
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After 2 Australian dual-citizens resign from Parliament, up to 23 others rush to clarify citizenship

Read more at ABC News. The list of former dual-citizens who have made statements include Iranian-born, Halal Snack Pack enthusiast Sam Dastyari, UK-born former Prime Minister Tony Abbott, and Singaporean-born Ian Goodenough.

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1 Week Ago
by BF Go to last post
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Politics

The Master of ‘Kompromat’ Believed to Be Behind Trump Jr.’s Meeting

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/17/world/europe/russia-donald-trump-jr-kompromat-yuri-chaika.html

1 Week Ago
by Big Dumb American Go to last post
7 1,405
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Trump, Putin Had Second, Previously Undisclosed Meeting at G-20 Summit

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/trump-putin-had-second-previously-undisclosed-meeting-g-20-summit-n784201

1 Week Ago
by Aredbomb Go to last post
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Stupid

Trump explains why he wants to be able to 'see through' his border wall ( 2 Last )

...What? WHAT!? http://www.cnbc.com/2017/07/13/trump-explains-why-he-wants-to-be-able-to-see-through-his-border-wall.html Edit: I know he doesn't mean an invisible wall but this raises so many security holes

1 Week Ago
by ghosevil Go to last post
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Work In Progress

Healthcare overhaul collapses as two Republican senators defect ( 2 Last )

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/17/us/politics/health-care-overhaul-collapses-as-two-republican-senators-defect.html

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1 Week Ago
by bord2tears Go to last post
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Trump Goes All In on the 'Collusion Is Normal' Defense ( 2 3 Last )

https://www.theatlantic.com/politics/archive/2017/07/trump-collusion-normal-defense-trump-jr-tweet/533856/ https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/886950594220568576

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1 Week Ago
by archangel125 Go to last post
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Tory MEP Daniel Hannan tweets stock images while claiming to be walking in the English countryside

https://1k95i3bqziq3bboq03r87f8x-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Hannan38-e1500375242921-300x180.png https://1k95i3bqziq3bboq03r87f8x-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/07/Hannan37-1-e1500374339542.png ...

1 Week Ago
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Democrats Continue to be Completely Clueless, Try Slogan "I mean, have you seen the other guys?" ( 2 3 Last )

http://www.newsweek.com/democrats-suggested-bumper-sticker-slogan-asks-voters-have-you-seen-other-guys-632420 Totally eating themselves alive.

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1 Week Ago
by Rastadogg Go to last post
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Australian Greens Senator Scott Ludlam resigns after forgetting to renounce dual-citizenship

Watch his press conference and read Barrie Cassidy's analysis at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-14/senator-scott-ludlam-resign-constitution-dual-citizenship/8708606 14th July 2017 Can a mod please fix the typo of his surname in the title? It...

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1 Week Ago
by Rika-chan Go to last post
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Politics

How a Commissioner has managed a local government after the entire City Council was suspended

Read more at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-07-17/lonely-life-for-sue-smith-glenorchy-commissioner/8716366 For a bit of context, Australia only has a single level of local government; none of this county, municipality or special district nonsense....

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1 Week Ago
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‘Category 5 hurricane’: White House under siege by Trump Jr.’s Russia revelations ( 2 Last )

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/category-5-hurricane-white-house-under-siege-by-trump-jrs-russia-revelations/2017/07/11/1e091478-664d-11e7-8eb5-cbccc2e7bfbf_story.html?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_whitehouse-910pm%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.259ec6ae...

1 Week Ago
by elixwhitetail Go to last post
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Tory divisions intensify as plot to oust Theresa May emerges

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/jul/17/may-likely-to-face-autumn-bid-by-some-tory-mps-to-topple-her It looked for a while like May had managed to magically avert crisis in the party, but nah

1 Week Ago
by Shadow801 Go to last post
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Trump's six-month approval rating plummets to a record low ( 2 Last )

Source: http://www.businessinsider.com/trumps-six-month-approval-rating-plummets-to-a-record-low-2017-7 Poll: https://www.washingtonpost.com/page/2010-2019/WashingtonPost/2017/07/16/National-Politics/Polling/release_480.xml?tid=a_inl The President's...

1 Week Ago
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Stupid

Israel seizes solar panels donated to Palestinians by Dutch government ( 2 3 4 5 .. 7 8 9 10 Last )

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/israel-solar-panels-palestinians-seize-dutch-government-donate-jubbet-al-dhib-area-c-a7820711.html That's a really dick move by Israel, what harm are solar panels doing.

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1 Week Ago
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Outgoing government ethics chief: "US is close to a laughingstock", recommends new powers for OGE

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/17/us/politics/walter-shaub-ethics.html

1 Week Ago
by J!NX Go to last post
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Release

Theresa May reveals she cried when exit poll showed she had fucked up ( 2 Last )

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40592808

1 Week Ago
by Sky King Go to last post
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