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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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Justice Department to sue to prevent AT&T from buying Time Warner

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-time-warner-m-a-at-t/u-s-to-sue-to-block-att-purchase-of-time-warner-source-idUSKBN1DK2HN?il=0

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by Kigen Go to last post
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U.S. Bill introduced that requires student Pell Grants to be repaid if degrees are not completed ( 2 Last )

https://twitter.com/cmMcConnaughy/status/931535813619408902 https://www.congress.gov/bill/115th-congress/house-bill/4414/text?r=2 #MakeAmericaGreatAgain

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8 Minutes Ago
by Deathking15 Go to last post
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White House asks Supreme Court to allow full travel ban

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-immigration-trump/white-house-asks-supreme-court-to-allow-full-travel-ban-idUSKBN1DL06N

22 Minutes Ago
by Firgof Umbra Go to last post
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Trump declares North Korea 'sponsor of terror' ( 2 Last )

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-42058686

1 Hour Ago
by zeroXSBK Go to last post
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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...

4 Hours Ago
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'There are no unemployed people' - Philip Hammond

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/nov/19/there-are-no-unemployed-in-uk-says-philip-hammond-tv-gaffe ...

4 Hours Ago
by Morgen 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
by Ninja Gnome Go to last post
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Dark Cloud: Inside The Pentagon's Leaked Internet Surveillance Archive

https://twitter.com/Bro_Pair/status/931576123569217537 a whole hell of a lot more in the source

5 Hours Ago
by Ninja Gnome Go to last post
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Australian Government cancels sitting week

Source Pretty disgusting to see Turnball use the same-sex marriage bill as a smokescreen in order to prevent the Government from sitting and dealing with these important issues.

6 Hours Ago
by LAMB SAUCE Go to last post
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Study finds there is no housing shortage in Australia

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-11-20/house-price-growth-based-on-undersupply-myth-anu/9167688 I've been saying there is no shortage based on the rental price but its good to see more evidence for it.

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6 Hours Ago
by LAMB SAUCE Go to last post
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EU to move key agencies from London to France and Netherlands when UK leaves

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/brexit-latest-netherlands-amsterdam-ema-benefit-eu-agencies-relocate-from-uk-london-european-council-a8066191.html

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6 Hours Ago
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Former Oklahoma state Senator Ralph Shortey (R) to plead guilty to child sex trafficking

Full Indictment HERE Source 1, 2 Source for the last blurb is Newsweek, which I didn't use for a primary source since they have a pretty decent left bias. He will also have the child pornography counts dropped in exchange for a guilty plea

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15 Hours Ago
by BANNED USER Go to last post
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19 Hours Ago
by Maestro Fenix Go to last post
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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

22 Hours Ago
by DiBBs27 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...

23 Hours Ago
by butre Go to last post
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Politics

German Coalition Talks Collapse, Outcome Uncertain

Reuters. Sorry for the many threads today, but lot of shit going on this week already.

1 Day Ago
by Coolboy Go to last post
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1 Day Ago
by Judas 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!

1 Day Ago
by Jimesu_Evil Go to last post
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Anti-gay married Republican quits after he is caught having gay sex in his office ( 2 Last )

The stereotype keeps turning out to be true! Source

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1 Day Ago
by Daddy-of-war Go to last post
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Politics

Alabama Governor Kay Ivey Plans to Vote for Roy Moore Despite Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Source Keeping control of the senate is more important than not having a child molester in such a powerful position. Just another day in Republicania.

1 Day Ago
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The Brexit Veto: How and why Ireland raised the stakes

Hold onto your butts this is a long one but necessary to explain what's happened in Ireland and the United Kingdom in regards to the Irish border. https://www.rte.ie/news/analysis-and-comment/2017/1117/920981-long-read-brexit/ There's more but...

1 Day Ago
by Chris Morris Go to last post
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Humor

Trump mistakes NZ Prime Minister as Justin Trudeau's wife

http://www.newshub.co.nz/home/politics/2017/11/trump-thought-jacinda-ardern-was-justin-trudeau-s-wife-tom-sainsbury.html

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1 Day Ago
by TheTalon Go to last post
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1 Day Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
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1 Day Ago
by Lambeth Go to last post
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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.

2 Days Ago
by thelurker1234 Go to last post
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Tim Kaine calls for end to superdelegates

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

2 Days Ago
by thelurker1234 Go to last post
26 2,582
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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...

2 Days Ago
by Occlusion Go to last post
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Trump admin. to reverse ban on elephant trophies from Africa ( 2 Last )

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

2 Days Ago
by mcharest Go to last post
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Politics

The Philippines votes against U.N resolution on Rohinga in Myanmar

http://news.abs-cbn.com/focus/11/18/17/ph-votes-against-un-draft-resolution-on-rohingya-in-myanmar 18th November 2017 *Rohingya. sorry about that misspell

2 Days Ago
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Keep at it Australia! Second Life is banned. ( 2 3 4 5 Last )

http://www.destructoid.com/australia-is-also-banning-second-life-137682.phtml I like this bit... I guess they didn't take my easy to follow advice from the last thread...

3 Days Ago
by Muskrat_123 Go to last post
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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

3 Days Ago
by Sableye 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.

3 Days Ago
by sgman91 Go to last post
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4 Days 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 ...

4 Days 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.

4 Days 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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4 Days 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

5 Days Ago
by AlbertWesker Go to last post
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5 Days Ago
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

5 Days 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

thelurker1234 1 people are reading this thread x 1 Starred x 43
5 Days Ago
by Blackavar Go to last post
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Humor

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))

5 Days Ago
by Destroyox Go to last post
20 2,993
Politics

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

5 Days Ago
by Mr. Someguy Go to last post
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Humor

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

5 Days Ago
by Bob The Knob Go to last post
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Politics

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

5 Days 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...

5 Days 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

5 Days Ago
by HumanAbyss Go to last post
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Politics

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.

5 Days Ago
by Trebgarta Go to last post
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Politics

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/

5 Days Ago
by Vasili Go to last post
10 1,157
Gross

Polish nationalist youth march draws thousands in capital ( 2 Last )

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

5 Days Ago
by Conscript Go to last post
65 4,401
Politics

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

6 Days Ago
by Itachi_Crow Go to last post
28 2,348
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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

6 Days Ago
by Lambeth Go to last post
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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...

6 Days Ago
by Alice3173 Go to last post
6 1,141
Gross

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

6 Days Ago
by Ninja Gnome Go to last post
15 2,032
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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...

6 Days Ago
by Electrocuter Go to last post
15 2,398
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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

6 Days Ago
by ScumBunny Go to last post
14 2,033
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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

6 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

6 Days Ago
by Apache249 Go to last post
26 2,911
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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.

6 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.

6 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

6 Days Ago
by Riller Go to last post
15 1,908
Gross

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

6 Days Ago
by Bob The Knob 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

6 Days Ago
by Freakie Go to last post
4 1,484
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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

1 Week Ago
by Zero-Point Go to last post
11 1,251
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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.

1 Week 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

1 Week Ago
by elixwhitetail Go to last post
1 838
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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...

1 Week Ago
by potatospirit Go to last post
6 1,141
Politics

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...

1 Week Ago
by LAMB SAUCE Go to last post
10 998
Politics

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,...

1 Week Ago
by Grizz Go to last post
2 520
Stupid

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.

1 Week 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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1 Week Ago
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----

1 Week Ago
by Dookas Go to last post
31 2,425
Politics

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/

1 Week Ago
by BANNED USER Go to last post
33 3,114
Humor

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))

1 Week Ago
by Marcolade Go to last post
39 4,067
Gross
1 Week Ago
by Spetsnaz95 Go to last post
44 2,388
Politics

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...

1 Week Ago
by archangel125 Go to last post
4 1,290
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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

1 Week Ago
by Maestro Fenix Go to last post
13 1,641
Stupid

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

1 Week 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

1 Week Ago
by JDER14 Go to last post
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