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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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Kansas's ravaged economy a cautionary tale as Trump plans huge tax cuts for rich

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/dec/10/donald-trump-kansas-failed-tax-cuts

Raidyr 19 people are reading this thread x 19
25 Minutes Ago
by IKTM Go to last post
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Roy Moore in 2011: Getting rid of amendments after 10th would 'eliminate many problems'

https://www.cnn.com/2017/12/10/politics/kfile-roy-moore-aroostook-watchmen/index.html For any that are not aware. Here are amendments 11-27:

43 Minutes Ago
by Jager_57 Go to last post
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Gross

Venezuela opposition banned from running in 2018 election

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-42304594

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by Big Bang Go to last post
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Roy Moore: last time America was "great" was during "Slavery" ( 2 Last )

http://www.newsweek.com/roy-moore-last-time-america-great-during-slavery-741845

CyclonatorZ 2 people are reading this thread x 2 Starred x 25
1 Hour Ago
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Pentagon Announces First-Ever Audit Of The Department Of Defense ( 2 Last )

Read more at NPR Can't wait to see how much of our taxes are just straight up wasted due to laziness or incompetence.

2 Hours Ago
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Politics

Inside Trumpís Hour-by-Hour Battle for Self-Preservation

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/09/us/politics/donald-trump-president.html

2 Hours Ago
by LordCrypto Go to last post
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Alabama Special Election Senate Thread - Dec. 12, 2017.

A very divisive race, Judge Roy Moore has been accused of so many hideous acts, and also has the strong legal/PR team that has been helping him keep afloat. As well, the President has offered a very strong and supportive endorsement for his candidacy. ...

2 Hours Ago
by Raidyr Go to last post
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Republican Senate contender Corey Stewart revives Obama 'birther' claim

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/dec/09/republican-senate-contender-corey-stewart-revives . Meant to put this in polidicks. Can a mod please move it?

3 Hours Ago
by J!NX Go to last post
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Stupid

Jerusalem: Malaysia army 'ready' to play role

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/12/jerusalem-malaysia-army-ready-play-role-171210083417291.html This fucking idiot just wants to bring Malaysia into the spotlight. And don't forget, he's a massive racist who support the ultras.

Ignhelper 3 people are reading this thread x 3
7 Hours Ago
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Malcolm Turnbull declares he will 'stand up' for Australia in response to China's criticism

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-12-09/malcolm-turnbull-says-he-will-stand-up-for-australia/9243274 the source features a video of his comments The PM's comments are in the context of Chinese nationals bribing Australian politicians, and alleged...

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8 Hours Ago
by Vodkavia Go to last post
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United Nations official visiting Alabama to investigate 'great poverty and inequality'

http://www.al.com/news/index.ssf/2017/12/united_nations_official_visiti.html we in the news baby :sax:

10 Hours Ago
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Hobbies

US House of Representatives passes bill loosening gun restrictions ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 Last )

http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/06/politics/gun-restrictions-house-vote-concealed-carry/index.html

12 Hours Ago
by PaChIrA Go to last post
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N. Korea agrees to communicate regularly with U.N. at various levels

N. Korea agrees to communicate regularly with U.N. at various levels http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/news/2017/12/09/0200000000AEN20171209001400315.html

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Brexit: 'Breakthrough' deal paves way for future trade talks

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42277040

14 Hours Ago
by EcksDee Go to last post
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Everything/Nothing

Jewish Democrat lawmakers not invited to White House Hanukkah Party

Original headline: Congressional Democrats Left Out of White House Hanukkah Party Source: The New York Times Emphasis mine.

18 Hours Ago
by IKTM Go to last post
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Politics

German conservatives reject 'United States of Europe' ahead of coalition talks

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-germany-politics/german-conservatives-reject-united-states-of-europe-ahead-of-coalition-talks-idUSKBN1E30KH?il=0

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Nintendo Switch
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Violence erupts in West Bank and Gaza Strip over Trump's Jerusalem speech, 16 wounded so far ( 2 Last )

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-42265337 https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/hamas-calls-for-uprising-as-palestinians-protest-trumps-jerusalem-stance/2017/12/07/ecee91e0-daca-11e7-a241-0848315642d0_story.html

2 Days Ago
by ScumBunny Go to last post
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Love

Straya | Same-Sex Marriage signed into law by GG, first marriages from January 9th, 2018

Breaking as of now: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-12-07/politics-live-december-7/9233194

2 Days Ago
by TacticalBacon Go to last post
22 1,440
Gross

GOP steps up criticism of Mueller, FBI as Russia probe intensifies

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/republicans-hammer-mueller-fbi-as-russia-investigation-intensifies/2017/12/06/4a6097ca-dabb-11e7-b1a8-62589434a581_story.html They're gonna do it

2 Days Ago
by Dave_Parker Go to last post
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Politics

Trump impeachment vote to happen next week, Congressman promises ( 2 3 Last )

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/trump-impeachment-vote-when-democrats-al-green-house-latest-a8085851.html

2 Days Ago
by shad0w440 Go to last post
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Question

Russia secretly aiding North Korea with oil imports

https://www.yahoo.com/news/russia-aiding-north-korea-oil-230239493.html?.tsrc=jtc_news_index

2 Days Ago
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2 Days Ago
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Trump significantly slurs words in Jerusalem speech, White House claims "dry throat" was the cause ( 2 Last )

Original headline: White House says Trump slurred during his speech about Jerusalem because his throat was dry Source: The LA Times https://twitter.com/nowthisnews/status/938531267821187073 (the above Tweet is not meant to act as a proper...

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3 Days Ago
by mdeceiver79 Go to last post
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Politics

Arizona GOP Rep. Trent Franks to resign following sexual harassment claim

http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/07/politics/trent-franks-resigns/index.html a choice line from the article

3 Days Ago
by AnnieOakley Go to last post
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Everything/Nothing
3 Days Ago
by Svinnik Go to last post
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Sen. Al Franken will resign tomorrow, Democratic official says

https://www.mprnews.org/story/2017/12/06/senator-al-franken-to-resign So like... maybe?

3 Days Ago
by Destroyox Go to last post
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Hawaii orders gun owners on medical marijuna to surrender firearms ( 2 3 Last )

http://www.miamiherald.com/news/nation-world/national/article187082303.html So it's fine to be popping Endone like its going out of fashion and own a gun but you can't smoke weed :downs: It's pretty hypocritical of them to ignore all federal...

3 Days Ago
by Kigen Go to last post
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Politics

Duterte declares NPA (New People's Army) terrorist organization

http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/12/06/1765782/duterte-declares-npa-terrorist-organization

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3 Days Ago
by Dan The Man Go to last post
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Putin announces his candidacy for re-election ( 2 Last )

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-42256140 Never saw this coming

3 Days Ago
by Zillamaster55 Go to last post
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'Holy crap': Experts find tax plan riddled with glitches

https://www.politico.com/story/2017/12/06/tax-plan-glitches-mistakes-republicans-208049

4 Days Ago
by gman003-main Go to last post
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Politics

Whistleblower: Flynn told ex-partner Russia sanctions would be ripped up

Pictured: Treasonous idiot Also, in the letter that Cummings sent to Gowdy, the whistleblower stated that the nuclear plants Mike was putting together would be guarded by US Troops and be used in later Middle East re-colonization efforts. Get...

4 Days Ago
by Zero-Point Go to last post
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Politics

Robert Murray says late changes to Senate tax-cut bill Ďwipes out' what Trump has done for coal

http://thehill.com/news-by-subject/energy-environment/363496-coal-ceo-gop-tax-bill-wipes-us-out-destroys-thousands-of I am curious of the so called progress Trump apparently made. Also those jobs aren't coming back.

4 Days Ago
by Eva-1337 Go to last post
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Help

Impact assessments of Brexit on the UK 'don't exist'

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-42249854 I was wrong about it being the wrong time for an election in the UK, cause at this rate we're all fucked regardless. NOTE: know another post was updated with this but this really deserved a separate...

4 Days Ago
by Menien Goneld Go to last post
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Republican Party gives $170,000 to support Roy Moore

Source: AL.com (Alabama News) https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DQTtnr5XUAAIyow.jpg

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4 Days Ago
by Firgof Umbra Go to last post
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Trump misses deadline to waiver moving US embassy to Jerusalem

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/dec/05/trump-misses-deadline-moving-us-embassy-jerusalem

4 Days Ago
by Emperor Scorpious II Go to last post
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Politics

RNC Delegate: Trump Directed Change To Party's Ukraine Support

https://www.npr.org/2017/12/04/568310790/2016-rnc-delegate-trump-directed-change-to-party-platform-on-ukraine-support

4 Days Ago
by Aztec Go to last post
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Release
4 Days Ago
by Grenadiac Go to last post
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News

UK: Brexit deal not reached by deadline, DUP seemingly to blame

BBC news. This was supposed to be the big important deadline before Wednesday, as the deal needed to be in place well before the EU leader's summit so that proper preparations could be made. Now Theresa May is effectively planning on handing her...

4 Days Ago
by GoingPostal13 Go to last post
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Jeff Flake donates to Doug Jones' campaign

https://twitter.com/JeffFlake/status/938160754490052609 http://edition.cnn.com/2017/12/05/politics/jeff-flake-writes-doug-jones-check/index.html

5 Days Ago
by Vodkavia Go to last post
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Trump trying to convince Sen. Hatch not to retire so that Mitt Romney won't take his seat

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-hatch/in-slap-at-romney-trump-says-he-wants-orrin-hatch-to-run-for-re-election-idUSKBN1DY2IX http://www.cnn.com/2017/12/04/politics/trump-mitt-romney-orrin-hatch-utah-senate/index.html meanwhile ...

5 Days Ago
by Cone Go to last post
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RNC to support Roy Moore in Senate race in Alabama, weeks after cutting ties with his campaign ( 2 Last )

Source: The Washington Post And so leaves the final, faintest wisps of morality the Republican Party had left.

5 Days Ago
by EcksDee Go to last post
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Humor

Trumpís campaign: Big Macs, screaming fits and constant rivalries ( 2 Last )

Source jesus christ I don't even know where to start :v:

5 Days Ago
by archangel125 Go to last post
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Gross

Trump: 'We need Republican Roy Moore to win in Alabama'

Source: The Washington Post Real classy, Mr. President.

5 Days Ago
by Lambeth Go to last post
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Politics

Mueller's Statement of Expenditures Released

In short, $3.2 million spent. UNDER BUDGET AHEAD OF SCHEDULE. Mueller's Statement of Expenditures

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5 Days Ago
by GunFox Go to last post
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Humor

Michigan Candidate Has An Idea How To End Harassment: Vote For Someone Without A Penis

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/dana-nessel-campaign-ad_us_5a1f1116e4b0d52b8dc25af9

5 Days Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
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Help

Trump White House Weighing Plans for Private Spies to Counter ďDeep StateĒ Enemies ( 2 Last )

https://theintercept.com/2017/12/04/trump-white-house-weighing-plans-for-private-spies-to-counter-deep-state-enemies/

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

Trump shrinks Utah monuments angering environmentalists

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42226752 Guess what. Another Obama era decision.

5 Days Ago
by Mingebox Go to last post
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Politics

Supreme Court allows Trumpís revised travel ban to be enforced fully pending legal challenges

Washington Post 4th December 2017 Had to shorten the title. Is there precedent for this kind of shit?

5 Days Ago
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5 Days Ago
by Zeos Go to last post
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Trump shrinks Utah monuments angering environmentalists

Bears Ears is a really important place in Native American history and culture, it's 1.3 million acres of archaeological sites and other tangible heritage for Natives. The Grand Staircase is equally breathtaking. By reducing their size, they're now open to...

5 Days Ago
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(DEVELOPING) Saakashvili arrested in Kiev - police van is blocked off by protesters.

https://www.rferl.org/a/ukraine-saakashvili-detained-home-searched-sbu/28897567.html http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/mikheil-saakashvili-georgia-jump-off-roof-former-president-poroshenko-prosecutors-home-ukraine-a8092291.html...

5 Days Ago
by Kecske Go to last post
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Link

Sessions argued in Clinton impeachment that presidents can obstruct justice

https://www.politico.com/story/2017/12/04/jeff-sessions-president-obstruct-justice-bill-clinton-278517 😂

6 Days Ago
by LZTYBRN Go to last post
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Trump may have just accidentally admitted to obstruction of justice via a Tweet ( 2 Last )

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/937007006526959618 Source: The Washington Post Original headline: Did Trumpís tweet about Michael Flynnís guilty plea just admit something it shouldnít have? I changed the headline to remove the...

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6 Days Ago
by Destroyox Go to last post
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Bill OíReilly sued by woman who says he violated terms of settlement in a harassment case

SOURCE: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/arts-and-entertainment/wp/2017/12/04/bill-oreilly-sued-by-woman-who-says-he-violated-terms-of-settlement-in-a-sexual-harassment-case/?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.8fd210d7701f

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6 Days Ago
by Dan The Man Go to last post
3 709
Repeat

Yemen ex-President Ali Abdullah Saleh killed

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-42225574

6 Days Ago
by Carlito Go to last post
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Supreme Court lifts federal judges' blockade of Trump travel ban 3.0

https://twitter.com/AP/status/937792159272652803?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fforums.somethingawful.com%2Fshowthread.php%3Fthreadid%3D3821460%26userid%3D0%26perpage%3D40%26pagenumber%3D5267 ...

6 Days Ago
by {TFS} Rock Su Go to last post
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Republicans Sought to Undercut an Unfavorable Analysis of the Tax Plan

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/04/us/politics/republicans-joint-committee-on-taxation-estimate.html This bit's pretty ridiculous. The GOP tries to make it sound suspicious that the JCT released their analysis BEFORE Congress voted on the bill??

6 Days Ago
by Mr. Someguy Go to last post
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Everything/Nothing

Flynn Flipped: Prepared to testify that he was ordered contact Russian Govt ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Last )

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-42192080 Not sure if this has been posted yet. Was breaking news on the beeb. / MAJOR UPDATE https://twitter.com/ABC/status/936628560374071296

6 Days Ago
by J!NX Go to last post
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Trump now claims the Access Hollywood tape was a hoax

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/11/27/politics/access-hollywood-nyt-denial/index.html

6 Days Ago
by Itachi_Crow Go to last post
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UK to 'concede' on island of Ireland trading rules

https://www.rte.ie/news/brexit/2017/1204/924815-single-market-eu-negotiations/ Short article and we're not out of the woods yet but this is a fantastic sign!!!!

6 Days Ago
by BlackMageMari Go to last post
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McConnell predicts unpopular tax bill will be a winning issue for GOP

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/mcconnell-predicts-unpopular-tax-bill-will-be-a-winning-issue-for-gop/2017/12/03/abcbbada-d840-11e7-8e5f-ccc94e22b133_story.html

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by thelurker1234 Go to last post
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Same-sex marriage Aus: Tim Wilson MP proposes to his partner after bill introduced to House of Reps

Watch the moment at http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-12-04/tim-wilson-proposes-in-house-of-reps-same-sex-marriage-bill/9222834

BF Starred x 27
6 Days Ago
by gokiyono Go to last post
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Delete your Twitter - UK MPs tell Donald Trump

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-42181073

1 Week Ago
by Sgt Doom Go to last post
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Rant

Trump Pressed Top Republicans to End Senate Russia Inquiry

Trump Pressed Top Republicans to End Senate Russia Inquiry https://www.nytimes.com/2017/11/30/us/politics/trump-russia-senate-intel.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

1 Week Ago
by Skerion Go to last post
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A Supreme Court case this week could change US digital privacy standards

This is extremely important. I highly reccomend reading the whole article. https://qz.com/1138830/a-supreme-court-case-this-week-could-change-us-digital-privacy-standards/

1 Week Ago
by WitheredGryphon Go to last post
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Trump may visit the UK in February, protests already being organised

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/donald-trump-protest-mass-antitrump-rally-at-downing-street-planned-amid-reports-of-uk-visit-in-a3709061.html This would be separate to the state visit, which still doesn't have a date yet

1 Week Ago
by torres Go to last post
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Senate Republicans trim tax bill to secure needed votes ( 2 3 4 5 6 Last )

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-tax/senate-republicans-trim-tax-bill-to-secure-needed-votes-idUSKBN1DV4K2?il=0

1 Week Ago
by Zero-Point Go to last post
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"Declare revolutionary government," supporters urge Duterte

https://www.rappler.com/nation/190034-declare-revolutionary-government-supporters-urge-duterte-november-30-2017-rally-mendiola

1 Week Ago
by ForcedDj Go to last post
7 1,450
Gross

Netanyahu orders redraft of law seen as protecting him

Reuters. Short article, so here's all of it.

1 Week Ago
by Svinnik Go to last post
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Shitpost

Thousands of porn images were viewed on UK MP Damian Green's office PC

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-42151148 There's no suggestion he did anything illegal, just that he spent literally hours in his parliamentary office doing highly, highly detailed research

1 Week Ago
by Colliseemoe Go to last post
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Politics

'Progress' made in ongoing Brexit negotiations

https://www.rte.ie/news/brexit/2017/1203/924621-brexit-hardliner-demand-more-from-may-over-eu/ Tony Blair had this to say: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-42213623

1 Week Ago
by Bob The Knob Go to last post
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News

Ex-kiwi wins election

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2017-12-02/barnaby-joyce-wins-new-england-by-election-antony-green-says/9220356 About expected. What a waste of time.

1 Week Ago
by lNloruzenchi Go to last post
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Politics

US pulls out of UN's Global Compact on Migration

https://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2017/12/03/us-pulls-out-uns-global-compact-migration-official

1 Week Ago
by Dan The Man Go to last post
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Stupid

The new House GOP tax bill kills the electric vehicle tax credit

Source: Public Radio International Fuck you, Republicans.

1 Week Ago
by Morgen Go to last post
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