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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
by Big Dumb American Go to last post
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Nintendo Switch

GOP Compares Tax Code to Legend of Zelda, Messes Everything Up

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2017/08/house-gop-bungles-attempt-to-compare-tax-code-to-legend-of-zelda/ What Do The Legend of Zelda and the American Tax Code Have In Common? Not much actually...

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6 Minutes Ago
by MissingGlitch Go to last post
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Science

State Dept. science envoy resigns with letter that spells out 'Impeach'

Source: The Hill https://twitter.com/dan_kammen/status/900360794231013376 Between this and the "RESIST" message from the Arts Council, I'm glad this is becoming more common with resignations. Defiance to the end.

Flicky 13 people are reading this thread x 13 Starred x 48
20 Minutes Ago
by Dave_Parker Go to last post
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Federal judge throws out Texas' voter ID law

https://twitter.com/AP/status/900475423657734144 https://www.dallasnews.com/news/politics/2017/08/23/federal-judge-throws-texas-voter-law

45 Minutes Ago
by Dave_Parker Go to last post
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1 Hour Ago
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White House to send memo to Pentagon soon on transgender ban

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-military-transgender-idUSKCN1B4052

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1 Hour Ago
by Zero-Point Go to last post
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Politics

Researcher Behind Unverified Trump Dossier Meets Senate Investigators

http://www.npr.org/2017/08/23/545289362/researcher-behind-unverified-trump-dossier-meets-senate-investigators

mcharest 8 people are reading this thread x 8
1 Hour Ago
by Quark: Go to last post
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Politics

Trump speaks at Phoenix rally, again commits to The Wall™ ( 2 Last )

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/08/22/trump-arizona-phoenix-rally-241923 Also at the rally: Trump: I'm building the wall even 'if we have to close down our government' ...

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2 Hours Ago
by Code3Response Go to last post
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Politics

Trump clashed with multiple GOP senators over Russia

Trump clashed with multiple GOP senators over Russia The conversations are evidence of rising tensions between the president and congressional Republicans heading into a critical legislative span. ...

2 Hours Ago
by BlindSniper17 Go to last post
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2 Hours Ago
by Judas Go to last post
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Request

Key UN panel urges US to reject racist hate speech, crimes

https://www.apnews.com/621675b275be4881bfc2a75ec4d113da

3 Hours Ago
by TraderRager Go to last post
11 780
Rant

Wall Street Journal Editor Admonishes Reporters Over Trump Coverage

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/23/business/media/wall-street-journal-editor-admonishes-reporters-over-trump-coverage.html

6 Hours Ago
by RenegadeCop Go to last post
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Trump has already killed more civilians than Obama in US fight against ISIS

Source: Newsweek Here is the Media Bias/Fact Check page and Airwars' site in case you were curious about the source of this data. "...and the other thing is, with the terrorists, you have to take out their families."

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7 Hours Ago
by CMB Unit 01 Go to last post
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Everything/Nothing

Trump says 'That's Too Bad' after crash of USS John McCain ( 2 Last )

Source: Newsweek People may be dead, Don. /

8 Hours Ago
by Cyke Lon bee Go to last post
49 4,186
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Donald Trump travel , family depletes Secret Service funds for agents ( 2 3 Last )

source: https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2017/08/21/secret-service-cant-pay-agents-because-trumps-frequent-travel-large-family/529075001/ Trump is wasting absolutely massive amounts of taxpayer money. I really feel for the members of...

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8 Hours Ago
by Cyke Lon bee Go to last post
90 6,459
Stupid

UK MP suggests 'women-only' carriages could combat rise of sex offences on rail transit

Source. For all the shit people (rightfully) give the lizard queen's government it's not to wonder if some of these twats are equally out of touch. At least most have seen this for the stupidity that it is.

11 Hours Ago
by Mr Kotov Go to last post
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Politics

Proposed California Bill Would Treat White Supremacist as Terrorist

http://www.firstcoastnews.com/news/politics/bill-proposal-would-treat-white-supremacists-as-terrorists-expand-hate-crime-laws/466632988 Besides last sentence (which would be welcome under certain circumstances) this is great. I think White Supremacist...

Megadave Starred x 30
11 Hours Ago
by Silence I Kill You Go to last post
10 1,147
Politics

Trump and McConnell Locked in a Cold War, Threatening the G.O.P. Agenda

Trump and McConnell Locked in a Cold War, Threatening the G.O.P. Agenda https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/22/us/politics/mitch-mcconnell-trump.html

11 Hours Ago
by Judas Go to last post
21 1,854
Help

US Govt demands IP details & private info of ALL visitors to Trump protest website ( 2 Last )

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/aug/14/donald-trump-inauguration-protest-website-search-warrant-dreamhost This is what we've warned about for years in response to "nothing to hide". This is what happens as soon as internet...

TurtleeyFP 3 people are reading this thread x 3 Starred x 76
14 Hours Ago
by Quark: Go to last post
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Release

Secret Service agrees to stop erasing White House visitor log data

Source: Politico If only this had never been a thing in the first place.

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14 Hours Ago
by F.X Clampazzo Go to last post
2 565
Rant

Duterte faces nationwide revolt over drugs war after killing of schoolboy sparks outrage

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/08/22/duterte-faces-nationwide-revolt-drugs-war-killing-schoolboy/ No words.

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14 Hours Ago
by F.X Clampazzo Go to last post
33 2,276
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Trump announces new strategy for Afghanistan that calls for a troop increase ( 2 Last )

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-expected-to-announce-small-troop-increase-in-afghanistan-in-prime-time-address/2017/08/21/eb3a513e-868a-11e7-a94f-3139abce39f5_story.html

18 Hours Ago
by Sobotnik Go to last post
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Politics

Erdogan supporters have threatened my wife, German Foreign Minister reveals

https://www.thelocal.de/20170822/erdogan-supporters-have-threatened-my-wife-german-foreign-minister-says

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20 Hours Ago
by Mr. Someguy Go to last post
8 1,022
Humor

Senior Australian politicians rush to disclose free PayTV subscriptions amid uncertainty

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-23/senior-politicians-rush-to-disclose-free-foxtel-subscriptions/8832532

21 Hours Ago
by Pat.Lithium Go to last post
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Politics

‘I hope Trump is assassinated,’ Missouri lawmaker writes — and quickly regrets

http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article167755572.html So far she is refusing to resign.

1 Day Ago
by Raidyr Go to last post
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Love

Vatican releases a 20 point action plan for governments dealing with immigration and refugee issues

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/aug/21/pope-francis-prioritise-migrants-dignity-over-national-security

1 Day Ago
by Shirt. Go to last post
3 1,013
Politics

Bernie Sanders to return to N.H., stoking speculation he might run again

The Boston Globe While I enjoy the possibility, let's keep focusing on 2018.

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1 Day Ago
by ZombieWaffle Go to last post
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Gross

Former Sputnik reporter: "My Life at a Russian Propaganda Network"

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/08/21/russian-propaganda-sputnik-reporter-215511?lo=ap_a1 TLDR legit journalist decided to give Sputnik a chance, ended up getting fired after refusing to push Seth Rich conspiracy theories

1 Day Ago
by Zezibesh Go to last post
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Politics

Erdogan warns German foreign minister to 'know your limits'

https://www.thelocal.de/20170820/erdogan-warns-german-foreign-minister-to-know-your-limits

2 Days Ago
by cis.joshb Go to last post
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Stupid

Trump cancels an Obama-era ban on the sale of disposable plastic water bottles at National Parks

Source: Business Insider Who gives a fuck about pollution right, if Obama did this it must be reversed :vs:

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2 Days Ago
by SteakStyles Go to last post
33 3,448
Rant

David Miliband: we need a second vote on Brexit deal

https://i.imgur.com/uXu3N1A.jpg https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/aug/12/david-miliband-calls-second-vote-on-brexit-deal-europe-britain

2 Days Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
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News

South Carolina sues OxyContin maker Purdue over opioid marketing

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-south-carolina-purduepharma-idUSKCN1AV1MR

Judas 1 people are reading this thread x 1
2 Days Ago
by sgman91 Go to last post
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2 Days Ago
by Superkilll307 Go to last post
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Politics

WikiLeaks Turned Down Leaks on Russian Government During U.S. Presidential Campaign

http://www.businessinsider.com/assange-turned-down-documents-related-to-russian-government-corruption-2017-8 http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/08/17/wikileaks-turned-down-leaks-on-russian-government-during-u-s-presidential-campaign/ There isn't enough...

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2 Days Ago
by Lambeth Go to last post
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News

Seattle Mayor calls for removal of Confederate monument, Lenin statue

http://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/seattle-mayor-murray-calls-for-removal-of-confederate-monument-lenin-statue/

2 Days Ago
by Cyke Lon bee Go to last post
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3 Days Ago
by ScumBunny Go to last post
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Stupid

Trump doubles down on "both sides to blame" in Charlottesville ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Last )

Source: The BBC Can never truly get a step forward from this man. Watch the video of Trump speaking in the article, it's horrible.

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3 Days Ago
by Solid_Karat Go to last post
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Texas 'Bathroom Bill' Is Dead for Now After Second Defeat

http://time.com/4902562/bathroom-bill-texas-greg-abbott/ This is good news for a little while at least. But I'm sure it won't be long till they try this again.

3 Days Ago
by Alice3173 Go to last post
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Humor

Yet another Australian politician refers himself to the High Court about dual-citizenship

https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DHj6nWRUAAAiqPc?format=jpg http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-19/nick-xenophon-refers-election-high-court-citizenship-questions/8823384

3 Days Ago
by killerteacup Go to last post
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Request
3 Days Ago
by Zeemlapje Go to last post
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3 Days Ago
by Anteep Go to last post
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Repeat

Large-scale Russian military exercises in Belarus feared to be set-up for Putin's next conquest

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/19/fears-grow-russian-military-drills-in-belarus-are-moscows-next-crimea.html

3 Days Ago
by Araknid Go to last post
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Politics

Steve Bannon announces Trump Presidency is 'Over' ( 2 Last )

Looks like he took it all personal now didn't he? Source Looks like he returned to Bribart; and is preping the war machine.

3 Days Ago
by sgman91 Go to last post
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News

Electric Frontier Foundation: Silencing "The Daily Stormer" Threatens Free Expression ( 2 3 4 Last )

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/eff-daily-stormer-free-expression,35258.html again, putting it here cause my baltimore thread was moved the other day so im assuming all the stuff related to that white nationalism rally stuff is supposed to be...

3 Days Ago
by MedicWine Go to last post
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News

Trump will not attend Kennedy Center Honors

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-honors-idUSKCN1AZ0KS

4 Days Ago
by Zukriuchen Go to last post
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Release

After Charlottesville, ACLU will no longer defend hate groups that protest with firearms

http://thehill.com/homenews/347053-aclu-revises-policy-to-avoid-supporting-hate-groups-protesting-with-firearms

4 Days Ago
by Hilton Go to last post
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Love

Trump’s arts council puts hidden “RESIST” message in resignation letter

Source: VICE News The whole letter is available to read in the source; powerful stuff.

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4 Days Ago
by Trainbike Go to last post
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Politics

German minister threatens mandatory quota to push women execs

Source: www.dw.com/en/german-minister-threatens-mandatory-quota-to-push-women-execs/a-40115488 Alternative source: https://www.thelocal.de/20170816/put-more-women-on-your-boards-or-well-make-you-govt-warns-business

4 Days Ago
by Ganerumo Go to last post
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Politics

Trump Tells Aides He Has Decided to Remove Stephen Bannon ( 2 Last )

Trump Tells Aides He Has Decided to Remove Stephen Bannon https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/18/us/politics/steve-bannon-trump-white-house.html?mtrref=t.co EDIT: Another article from Bloomberg suggests Gorka is also next on the chopping block...

4 Days Ago
by Joazzz Go to last post
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Politics

Charlottesville victim's mother RETRACTS "Thanks" for Trump in Response to More Recent Comments ( 2 Last )

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2017/aug/15/heather-heyers-mother-thanks-donald-trump-for-word/ Update from Moderator (do not remove this, Ralgo) http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/18/politics/heather-heyer-susan-bro-donald-trump/index.html

5 Days Ago
by HumanAbyss Go to last post
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Politics

Trump attacks Merck CEO for stepping down from manufacturing council in protest

https://twitter.com/Merck/status/897065338566791169 https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/897079051277537280 CNBC

5 Days Ago
by Cutthecrap Go to last post
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Help

Trump ‘Sad’ Over Removal of ‘Our Beautiful Statues’ ( 2 Last )

Source: The New York Times https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/898169407213645824 https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/898171544236687361 https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/898172999945392131 While I agree with the...

5 Days Ago
by Alice3173 Go to last post
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Politics

Bannon openly contradicts Trump on North Korea, calls alt-right "a collection of clowns"

https://www.axios.com/bannons-colleagues-disturbed-by-interview-with-left-wing-publication-2473835346.html A choice quote from the original interview: http://prospect.org/article/steve-bannon-unrepentant

5 Days Ago
by Anteep Go to last post
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School

Trump recycles discredited Islamic pigs’ blood tale after terrorist attack in Barcelona

Source: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/08/17/trump-recycles-discredited-islamic-pigs-blood-tale-after-terrorist-attack-in-barcelona/?utm_term=.7943242ea077 Politifact:...

5 Days Ago
by purvisdavid1 Go to last post
28 2,402
Rant

Neil Gorsuch Speech at Trump Hotel Raises Ethical Questions

Neil Gorsuch Speech at Trump Hotel Raises Ethical Questions https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/17/us/politics/gorsuch-speech-trump-hotel-ethics.html

5 Days Ago
by Lambeth Go to last post
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Art

Baltimore removes all Confederate statues overnight ( 2 3 Last )

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGMahq0HSs0 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/16/us/baltimore-confederate-statues.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=b-lede-package-region&region=top-news&WT.nav=top-news&_r=0

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5 Days Ago
by Megadave Go to last post
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Humor

Another Australian politician admits to being a dual-citizen

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-08-17/fiona-nash-says-she-is-a-british-citizen-will-not-stand-aside/8817998 (User was banned for this post ("Editorialized Title" - Mezzokoko))

BF
6 Days Ago
by Badballer Go to last post
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6 Days Ago
by bananaslamma Go to last post
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Politics

Pence backs Trump's Charlottesville rhetoric: 'I stand with the president'

Source: Politico I have no idea why he's even trying to defend this scumbag anymore; especially after taking a more hardline stance himself than Trump.

6 Days Ago
by Cloak Raider Go to last post
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Everything/Nothing

White House Bikeshare station requested by Obama removed by Trump's team

Source: The Washington Post (User was banned for this post ("Editorialized Title" - Mezzokoko))

6 Days Ago
by Cloak Raider Go to last post
13 1,749
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UK criticised over sales of military equipment to Venezuela

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2017/aug/11/uk-criticised-over-sales-of-military-equipment-to-venezuela

1 Week Ago
by hypno-toad Go to last post
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North Korea seriously considering strike on Guam: Reports, citing state media ( 2 3 Last )

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/08/north-korea-seriously-considering-strike-on-guam-reports-citing-state-media.html I'll check back every 5 minutes and update O.P. as much as I can. https://www.twitter.com/sangwonyoon/status/895042446433955842

1 Week Ago
by OmniConsUme Go to last post
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Venezuelan leader may have launched Rubio assassination plot

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/08/13/rubio-venezuela-plot-241591

1 Week Ago
by Raidyr Go to last post
25 2,383
Art

North Korea backs off its threat to strike Guam

http://cdn.washingtonexaminer.biz/cache/730x420-915ef90c55f63bf82c79a7acd21a3dbb.jpg http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/north-korea-backs-off-its-threat-to-strike-guam/article/2631521

1 Week Ago
by Destroyox Go to last post
27 2,385
Help

Trump abruptly ends manufacturing council after CEOs disband strategy and policy forum

https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/16/trump-abruptly-ends-manufacturing-council-after-ceos-disband-strategy-and-policy-forum.html context for why the council is disbanding now: https://www.cnbc.com/2017/08/16/3m-ceo-resigns-from-trumps-panel.html

1 Week Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
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1 Week Ago
by EXPLOOOSIONS! Go to last post
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Fox removes video on how to plow through liberal protesters with a car

Source: The Washington Post Here is the Slate article in question. Can't use it as the primary source since it has a left bias, but it's been referred to in this WaPo article.

1 Week Ago
by .Isak. Go to last post
28 3,137
Request

Brexit: UK position paper opposes Irish border posts

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-40941393

1 Week Ago
by Van-man Go to last post
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Politics

Elizabeth Warren slams calls for Democrats to move to the center, says party 'won't go back' ( 2 3 Last )

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/elizabeth-warren-slams-calls-for-democrats-to-move-to-the-center-says-party-wont-go-back/article/2631359 I don't normally insert my opinion into these stories (I just post 'em here so people can read 'em.) but I'll...

1 Week Ago
by Lambeth Go to last post
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Trump condemns 'racist violence' of KKK, neo-Nazi and white supremacist 'thugs' ( 2 Last )

https://twitter.com/BuzzFeedNews/status/897139407676944385 Just happened, you can catch it by winding back on this livestream https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G0y55BVXffY https://twitter.com/Bencjacobs/status/897136287941099525...

1 Week Ago
by Zero-Point Go to last post
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Rant

Obama team was warned in 2014 about Russian interference

http://www.politico.com/story/2017/08/14/obama-russia-election-interference-241547?lo=ap_f1

1 Week Ago
by Raidyr Go to last post
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Trump retweets — then deletes — image of train running over CNN reporter ( 2 Last )

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/08/15/after-charlottesville-trump-retweets-then-deletes-image-of-train-running-over-cnn-reporter/?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_trump-tweet-915am%3Ahomepage%2Fstory

1 Week Ago
by Big Dumb American Go to last post
54 3,559
Rant

Merkel calls out 'naked racism' in Charlottesville as 'repulsive'

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/346442-merkel-calls-out-naked-racism-in-charlottesville-as-repulsive

1 Week Ago
by Sega Saturn Go to last post
17 1,734
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Theresa May 'to insist on Northern Ireland border checks post-Brexit'

The British Independent RTE has not been as specific as the Independent in what they said will happen but here they are as another source: :worried:

1 Week Ago
by CMB Unit 01 Go to last post
36 1,702
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Nigel Farage: Why Hollywood is interested in TV series about me

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40934834

1 Week Ago
by Occlusion Go to last post
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Gross

Abbas sends greeting to North Korea's Kim Jong-un

http://www.ynetnews.com/articles/0,7340,L-5003396,00.html

1 Week Ago
by archangel125 Go to last post
1 702
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UK suggests 'untested' customs system with EU

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40922177 Essentially it's one weird trick so that we can leave the customs union but still be in the customs union

1 Week Ago
by Bob The Knob Go to last post
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Brexit: UK suggests 'temporary customs union' with EU

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40922177

1 Week Ago
by elixwhitetail Go to last post
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North Korea’s Missile Success Is Linked to Ukrainian Plant, Investigators Say

The New York Times Again, it comes all back to Paul Manafort.

1 Week Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
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Bannon in limbo as Trump faces growing calls for the strategist's ouster

https://i.imgur.com/2SmL7lo.jpg https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/14/us/politics/steve-bannon-trump-white-house.html

1 Week Ago
by Doozle Go to last post
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Australian Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce referred to High Court over Dual Citizenship

http://www.smh.com.au/federal-politics/political-news/deputy-prime-minister-barnaby-joyce-refers-himself-to-high-court-over-potential-dual-citizenship-20170814-gxvhs2.html Lol. So far we have: - Scott Ludlam (Resigned) - Larissa Water (Resigned)...

1 Week Ago
by BF Go to last post
29 993