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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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1 Week Ago
by Big Dumb American Go to last post
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Politics

Tillerson declines host Ramadan event at State Department, breaking 20-year tradition.

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-religion-ramadan-usa-tillerson-exclsu-idUSKBN18M2IE?utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=Social

Toybasher 16 people are reading this thread x 16
12 Minutes Ago
by Emperor Scorpious II Go to last post
4 256
News

Six to One Against Trump on Climate in ‘Honest’ Exchange at G-7

SOURCE: https://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2017-05-26/merkel-says-it-was-six-to-one-against-trump-on-climate-change

Potus 6 people are reading this thread x 6
23 Minutes Ago
by CP-26 Go to last post
7 1,132
Politics

U.S. House Democrats seek info from Deutsche Bank on Trump accounts

Reuters Hopefully this turns something up, but I wouldn't get my hopes up.

38 Minutes Ago
by Guriosity Go to last post
2 604
News

Donald Trump cancels speech to Israeli Parliament because 'he did not want to be heckled'

SOURCE http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/donald-trump-israel-parliament-cancel-knesset-speech-no-heckling-yuli-edelstein-white-house-a7758131.html

Potus 9 people are reading this thread x 9
39 Minutes Ago
by F.X Clampazzo Go to last post
11 912
Humor

Congressional Republicans struggle to answer: "Do you trust Trump's judgment?"

https://www.washingtonpost.com/powerpost/republicans-in-congress-struggle-with-this-question-do-you-trust-trumps-judgment/2017/05/24/d9a7cdd0-402a-11e7-9869-bac8b446820a_story.html?tid=sm_tw&utm_term=.ea7e39177cfd

41 Minutes Ago
by F.X Clampazzo Go to last post
21 1,717
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ICE agents eat breakfast, compliment chef, then arrest 3 workers at Michigan restaurant ( 2 Last )

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LxeFqR0v0u8 http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/midwest/ct-michigan-restaurant-immigration-arrests-20170525-story.html

Tudd 3 people are reading this thread x 3
45 Minutes Ago
by Guriosity Go to last post
55 2,641
News

Trump to set up 'war room' to repel attacks over Russia probe

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-warroom-idUSKBN18M2FU

Judas 5 people are reading this thread x 5
53 Minutes Ago
by Eva-1337 Go to last post
9 914
Politics

Reuters: Trump shoves fellow NATO leader aside on his first summit

The post is uneditorialized unembeddable video of the incident with only a very short blurb for a transcript. Because the video isn't embeddable, I've copied the "transcript", which I feel is the minor aspect of Reuters' reporting and is least likely...

59 Minutes Ago
by Revenge282 Go to last post
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Request

Senate Intel Committee requests ALL Trump campaign documents

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/powerpost/wp/2017/05/26/senate-intelligence-committee-requests-trump-campaign-documents/

Bob The Knob 5 people are reading this thread x 5 Starred x 27
1 Hour Ago
by F.X Clampazzo Go to last post
17 983
Humor

President Trump calls Germans 'very bad' and promises to stop car imports ( 2 Last )

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2017/05/25/president-trump-calls-germans-very-bad-and-promises-stop-car-imports-report/102162310 http://www.politico.eu/article/trump-calls-germans-very-bad-vows-to-curb-car-sales-report/

2 Hours Ago
by ramirez! Go to last post
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Politics

The GOP inherits what Trump has wrought

Washington Post It's extremely scary the political climate we're entering, where politicians are cheered for attacking reporters. It reminds me more and more of Idiocracy.

KillerJaguar Thread has images 4 people are reading this thread x 4 Starred x 39
4 Hours Ago
by Revenge282 Go to last post
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Stupid
4 Hours Ago
by Uber22 Go to last post
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Politics

Trump denied he supported Le Pen in French elections. "You were my guy'' he told Macron

http://www.europe1.fr/international/presidentielle-2017-donald-trump-assure-a-macron-quil-etait-son-favori-face-a-le-pen-3341636 (No english source yet, sorry)

Factemius 1 people are reading this thread x 1
4 Hours Ago
by fulgrim Go to last post
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Donald Trump and Mike Pence approval ratings hit new low in latest Fox News poll

https://www.yahoo.com/news/donald-trump-mike-pence-approval-133559819.html

Judas 3 people are reading this thread x 3
5 Hours Ago
by ForgottenKane Go to last post
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Sources: Comey acted on Russian intelligence he knew was fake

Sources: Comey acted on Russian intelligence he knew was fake http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/26/politics/james-comey-fbi-investigation-fake-russian-intelligence/index.html (User was banned for this post ("Editorialized Title" - Big Dumb...

6 Hours Ago
by Big Dumb American Go to last post
15 1,350
Politics

The Egyptian Government has banned 19 "news" websites accused of "promoting terrorism and fake news"

http://mobile.reuters.com/article/amp/idUSKBN18K307 Well i don't know about most of these websites so i will give them the benefit of the doubt,but i'm glad they banned Al-Jazeera and Huffington Post(even if it is the Arabic version),they are nothing...

8 Hours Ago
by MrBob1337 Go to last post
22 1,108
Politics

[UK] Labour support surges in Wales - 16 point shift ( 2 3 Last )

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/labour-poll-wales-general-election-2017-16-point-shift-swing-a7749786.html Christ the schadenfreude if this election happens to annihilate the conservatives

Cloak Raider Thread has images 1 people are reading this thread x 1 Starred x 25
8 Hours Ago
by Tacooo Go to last post
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Politics

State House leaders allow opposing bills to address ranked-choice voting

http://www.pressherald.com/2017/05/25/state-house-leaders-admit-two-opposing-bills-to-address-ranked-choice-voting/ http://bangordailynews.com/2017/05/26/politics/a-divided-maine-legislature-will-decide-the-fate-of-ranked-choice-voting/

8 Hours Ago
by ChadMcGoatMan Go to last post
2 361
Politics

GOP strategist admits he colluded with Russian hackers to hurt Hillary Clinton, Democrats

Source Salon: http://www.salon.com/2017/05/25/gop-strategist-admits-he-colluded-with-russian-hackers-to-hurt-hillary-clinton-democrats/ WSJ: https://www.wsj.com/articles/how-alleged-russian-hacker-teamed-up-with-florida-gop-operative-1495724787 ...

ForgottenKane Thread has images 2 people are reading this thread x 2 Starred x 39
8 Hours Ago
by elowin Go to last post
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Republican Greg Gianforte wins Montana special election, CNN projects

http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/25/politics/montana-special-election-results/ imagine losing to a guy who punched a journalist

9 Hours Ago
by Judas Go to last post
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9 Hours Ago
by Mr. Scorpio Go to last post
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School

Former Philosophy Professor Arrested In Berkeley Bike Lock Assault

http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/2017/05/25/college-professor-arrested-berkeley-trump-melee/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qKCl9NL1Cg

Thlis 1 people are reading this thread x 1
9 Hours Ago
by Tudd Go to last post
29 1,158
Help

Montana GOP candidate 'body slams' Guardian reporter ( 2 3 4 Last )

https://youtu.be/fhoH4v8xYlU Just happened so no article yet (update: Guardian article) https://twitter.com/Bencjacobs/status/867517225820966912 Another account: https://twitter.com/alexis_levinson/status/867523796969959424 Audio of the...

10 Hours Ago
by Mr. Sarcastic Go to last post
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Politics

Trump says Joe Lieberman one of his top picks for FBI director

http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/18/politics/joe-lieberman-fbi-front-runner/ EDIT: Not anymore. http://www.courant.com/politics/hc-joe-lieberman-not-fbi-director-20170524-story.html

10 Hours Ago
by Toybasher Go to last post
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Release

Researchers uncover vast 'tainted leak' disinformation campaign with apparent Russian origins

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/europe/researchers-say-theyve-discovereda-global-disinformation-campaign-with-a-russian-link/2017/05/25/9a9637f6-414e-11e7-b29f-f40ffced2ddb_story.html

11 Hours Ago
by Firgof Umbra Go to last post
19 1,476
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[UK] Labour slashes Tory lead to just 5 points according to new poll ( 2 Last )

Please be real, please be real... http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/politics/labour-poll-yougov-latest-jeremy-corbyn-tory-points-slashed-theresa-may-party-surge-a7756421.html

11 Hours Ago
by fulgrim Go to last post
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New Utah party seeks ballot status, will name 3rd District candidate Friday

http://www.sltrib.com/home/5332024-155/new-utah-party-seeks-ballot-status

14 Hours Ago
by matt000024 Go to last post
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Politics

Poll: Majority says mainstream media publishes fake news ( 2 Last )

http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/334897-poll-majority-says-mainstream-media-publishes-fake-news http://harvardharrispoll.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/HCAPS_HarrisPoll_May-Wave_Top-Line-Memo_Registered-Voters.pdf You maybe not going like it, If...

17 Hours Ago
by ChadMcGoatMan Go to last post
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NBN competitors slugged with special tax

https://www.businessinsider.com.au/customers-of-nbn-competitors-will-cop-a-new-7-30-broadband-tax-every-month-2017-5 Ridiculous. This is just another way the government can strangle competition and give NBN Co monopoly power.

18 Hours Ago
by Lonestriper Go to last post
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News

[UK] Tories and Labour not being honest with voters: IFS

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-40057115 I've been saying to people all along that both parties are pulling at straws with their spending and cuts, especially labour and their "lets give everyone more money" ideals.

18 Hours Ago
by mdeceiver79 Go to last post
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Repeat

4th Circuit Appeals Court will not reinstate Trump’s revised travel ban

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/25/us/politics/trump-travel-ban-blocked.html?smid=fb-nytimes&smtyp=cur&_r=0 https://apnews.com/bf67e290a662452daf85342326604a96?utm_campaign=SocialFlow&utm_source=Twitter&utm_medium=AP Waiting to see if he'll...

Plattack Thread has images Starred x 27
19 Hours Ago
by nox Go to last post
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Stupid

Nicolas Maduro launches constitution overhaul

http://www.aljazeera.com/mritems/imagecache/mbdxxlarge/mritems/Images/2017/5/24/b31e0d6210504876814f102e4e975029_18.jpg http://www.aljazeera.com/news/2017/05/nicolas-maduro-launches-constitution-overhaul-170524064544072.html

20 Hours Ago
by cis.joshb Go to last post
8 916
Help

Theresa May to urge G7 to tackle extremist content online

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/theresa-may-g7-speech-urge-extremist-content-online-tackled-a7756431.html I usually like to leave the op unbiased but damn. She just couldn't wait to start using the attack to push her censorship policies...

20 Hours Ago
by Sumap Go to last post
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Stupid

Trump tells Duterte of two U.S. nuclear subs in Korean waters ( 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Last )

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-northkorea-missiles-submarines-idUSKBN18K15Y

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21 Hours Ago
by sgman91 Go to last post
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Stupid

‘I am sorry’: Assemblyman drops effort to end communist ban in California government ( 2 3 Last )

http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article151143712.html So get me straight, Several days ago, This is bill would easily pass with no one offended anymore and even Cold War ended. He drops his own bill because of only a few...

22 Hours Ago
by certified Go to last post
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Politics

Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court rules NSA violated Fourth Amendment

http://circa.com/politics/barack-obamas-team-secretly-disclosed-years-of-illegal-nsa-searches-spying-on-americans https://www.dni.gov/files/documents/1118/CLEANEDPRTT%202.pdf

1 Day Ago
by Steamswitch Go to last post
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Work In Progress

Frustrated Utah Republicans, Democrats form new centrist political party

http://cdn.deseretnews.com/images/article/hires/1843514/1843514.jpg http://www.deseretnews.com/article/865680509/Frustrated-Utah-Republicans-Democrats-form-new-centrist-political-party.html Good luck even with the system (even within extreme...

1 Day Ago
by Guriosity Go to last post
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Stupid
1 Day Ago
by Revenge282 Go to last post
34 2,069
Work In Progress

Jared Kushner now under FBI scrutiny in Russia probe

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/jared-kushner-now-under-fbi-scrutiny-russia-probe-say-officials-n764826 Not under investigation like Flynn and Manafort, but a 'person of interest' who they want to speak to

1 Day Ago
by OmniConsUme Go to last post
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Love

'We can't hide behind a wall' - Obama tells Berlin crowd

https://www.rte.ie/news/europe/2017/0525/877943-barack-obama-berlin/

1 Day Ago
by Dolton Go to last post
5 1,181
Repeat

UK stops sharing Manchester attack info with the US ( 2 Last )

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-40040210

1 Day Ago
by Firgof Umbra Go to last post
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Love

Seth Rich's brother pleads with Hannity to stop spreading conspiracy theory

http://money.cnn.com/2017/05/23/media/seth-rich-family-letter-hannity-fox-news/index.html

1 Day Ago
by Raidyr Go to last post
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News

North Korea flies unidentified projectile across border, South Korea fires warning shots

http://english.yonhapnews.co.kr/national/2017/05/23/0301000000AEN20170523012551315.html

1 Day Ago
by Sims_doc Go to last post
23 2,381
Gross

House approves bill seeking to upend EPA pesticide rule

http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/house-approves-bill-seeking-upend-epa-pesticide-rule-47622407

1 Day Ago
by FreakyMe Go to last post
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Rant

Top Russian Officials Discussed How to Influence Trump Aides Last Summer

Top Russian Officials Discussed How to Influence Trump Aides Last Summer https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/24/us/politics/russia-trump-manafort-flynn.html?smid=tw-share&_r=0

1 Day Ago
by maniacykt Go to last post
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Rant

Trump is now worried that Brexit will cost American jobs

http://www.politico.eu/article/donald-trump-says-hes-concerned-us-jobs-will-be-lost-because-of-brexit/

1 Day Ago
by ForgottenKane Go to last post
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Greek ex-PM Lucas Papademos injured in Athens car blast

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-40052213

1 Day Ago
by BlackMageMari Go to last post
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NSFW

Sessions omitted Kislyak meetings from his security clearance application

http://edition.cnn.com/2017/05/24/politics/jeff-sessions-russian-officials-meetings/index.html

1 Day Ago
by Eva-1337 Go to last post
16 1,132
Love

Trump meets Pope Francis, all goes well

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2017/may/24/donald-trump-vatican-meeting-pope-francis

1 Day Ago
by Blazyd Go to last post
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Politics

Can Trump Pardon Himself?

http://foreignpolicy.com/2017/05/19/what-would-happen-if-trump-pardoned-himself-mueller-russia-investigation/

1 Day Ago
by Guriosity Go to last post
37 3,779
Love

Ranked-Choice Voting Supporters Seek Constitutional Amendment

http://mainepublic.org/post/ranked-choice-voting-supporters-seek-constitutional-amendment#stream/0 http://www.theforecaster.net/lawmakers-vow-to-fight-for-ranked-choice-voting/ There some hope and they not given up for fight.

1 Day Ago
by ROFLBURGER Go to last post
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Humor

Twitter Co-founder apologizes for Twitter's possible role in Trump winning election

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/the-switch/wp/2017/05/21/twitter-co-founder-im-sorry-if-we-made-trumps-presidency-possible/ I can't wait to see a bunch of tweets talking about how terrible twitter is and how it's failing and only losers like...

1 Day Ago
by Guriosity Go to last post
27 3,129
Rant

Maine high court says ranked choice voting is unconstitutional

SOURCE I'm still unclear on whether the constitution says candidates may win by a plurality, or if winning by plurality is merely an option. The decision was unanimous, so it's pretty safe to say this was a legitimate decision rather than political...

2 Days Ago
by ChadMcGoatMan Go to last post
29 1,848
Politics

Transcript of President Trump's conversation with Duterte leaked

https://theintercept.com/2017/05/23/read-the-full-transcript-of-trumps-call-with-philippine-president-rodrigo-duterte/ ...

2 Days Ago
by Guriosity Go to last post
21 2,451
Rant

US officials accused of putting investigation at risk by leaking Manchester attack details

http://uk.businessinsider.com/manchester-arena-terror-attack-police-downing-street-theresa-may-ariana-grande-2017-5

2 Days Ago
by Chonch Go to last post
15 1,721
Politics

In upset, Pellegrino (D) wins NY-09 Assembly Seat

http://www.newsday.com/long-island/politics/in-upset-democrat-pellegrino-wins-9th-district-assembly-seat-1.13656477 Reddit informs me that Republican Joseph Saladino last won this district +37 points (!), which makes this win a +51 net point flip (!!!)...

2 Days Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
8 1,149
News

Duterte says he may widen martial law from Mindanao to include all of the Philippines

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/casting-himself-as-national-savior-duterte-declares-martial-law-in-the-southern-philippines/2017/05/24/268d71fa-4075-11e7-9851-b95c40075207_story.html

2 Days Ago
by Lambeth Go to last post
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Politics

A majority of the country thinks that President Trump is abusing his power

Washington Post There's much more statistics in the article, but it's interesting to see the gradual trend of Republicans turning against him. Independents are already starting to side with Democrats in almost all the questions.

2 Days Ago
by fulgrim Go to last post
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Gross

Vermont governor vetoes marijuana legalization

http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/334958-vermont-governor-vetoes-marijuana-legalization

2 Days Ago
by Glitchman Go to last post
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Repeat

Israel alters US intelligence sharing protocols after Trump disclosure

http://www.voanews.com/a/israel-us-intelligence-sharing/3868845.html

2 Days Ago
by Nookyava Go to last post
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Work In Progress

European Commision plans an "offer you cannot refuse" to expand the euro zone.

http://www.reuters.com/article/us-eurozone-future-euro-idUSKBN18J207 Personally, im looking forward on what they're going to propose, but on the other hand i'd like to see the results of Macron's euro zone reforms first, so new euro members don't...

2 Days Ago
by Cpt.MEEM Go to last post
7 955
Repeat

North Korea fires unidentified projectile

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-39990836?ns_mchannel=social&ns_campaign=bbc_breaking&ns_source=twitter&ns_linkname=news_central

2 Days Ago
by AlbertWesker Go to last post
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2 Days Ago
by Lollipoopdeck Go to last post
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Politics

Update: FCC won't take action against Colbert’s Trump rant ( 2 Last )

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/332132-fcc-probing-colberts-trump-putin-joke Update:

Splarg! Starred x 21
2 Days Ago
by Itachi_Crow Go to last post
57 6,090
Love

Taiwan becomes 1st in Asia to recognize same-sex marriage

https://apnews.com/ed44ad47c552430ab4a97d2fb9bbd129

2 Days Ago
by Griffster26 Go to last post
0 193
Rant

Duterte Declares Martial Law in Southern Phillipines

http://time.com/4791237/rodrigo-duterte-martial-law-philippines/ http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/23/asia/philippines-mindanao-clashes-martial-law/ http://i.imgur.com/UoqG52A.jpghttp://i.imgur.com/NPkKcgQ.jpghttp://i.imgur.com/vQr4aaT.jpg

2 Days Ago
by Shirt. Go to last post
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Politics
2 Days Ago
by EcksDee Go to last post
11 2,115
Politics

Trump budget wants to halve oil stockpile, open Arctic refuge to drilling

Reuters Funding our tax cuts by fucking up the environment

3 Days Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
38 2,229
News

Conservative Party Manifesto Launched ( 2 3 Last )

BBC Live Feed BBC The Manifesto

3 Days Ago
by fulgrim Go to last post
91 4,181
News

Notre Dame Students Walk Out of Mike Pence Commencement Address ( 2 Last )

https://twitter.com/WNDU/status/866314296451637248 https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/21/us/mike-pence-notre-dame-commencement-address.html

3 Days Ago
by Revenge282 Go to last post
44 2,838
News

Texas House approves bathroom restrictions for transgender students

https://www.texastribune.org/2017/05/21/amid-special-session-threat-house-eyes-bathroom-restrictions-schools/ I mean, it's pretty bad but not as bad as it could be. It seems expensive and will still be exclusionary but it could have been much worse.

3 Days Ago
by Tudd Go to last post
17 1,760
Politics

Trump's casino was a money laundering concern shortly after it opened

Trump's casino was a money laundering concern shortly after it opened http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/22/politics/trump-taj-mahal/index.html

3 Days Ago
by Kylel999 Go to last post
7 1,707
Politics

Saudi Arabia & UAE to give 100M to Ivanka Trump 'charity'

http://media.npr.org/assets/img/2017/05/21/ivanka-16e0ea0ae014d2edaad4f7a0e659455acf9d5b9a-s800-c85.jpg Comes out days after the Meeting Donald Trump had. I guess its okay since its the world bank and not actually her charity. But is very fishy...

3 Days Ago
by Kylel999 Go to last post
35 2,575
Politics

The commerce secretary praises the lack of protest in a country where it’s punishable by death

Source 22nd May 2017 Woops, I actually put this in the wrong section, would a mod mind moving?

3 Days Ago
by Sableye Go to last post
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3 Days Ago
by Luni Go to last post
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News

North Carolina's district maps struck down by Supreme Court for 'racial gerrymandering'

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/north-carolina-district-maps-supreme-court-ruling-racist-gerrymandering-a7749676.html

MissZoey Starred x 37
4 Days Ago
by dogmachines Go to last post
4 1,075
News

Putin offers transcript to prove Trump did not pass Russia secrets

https://www.yahoo.com/news/vladimir-putin-says-prove-trump-did-not-pass-114648943.html

4 Days Ago
by Whibble Go to last post
30 3,282
Politics

Trump close to choosing outside counsel for Russia investigation

Trump close to choosing outside counsel for Russia investigation https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-close-to-choosing-outside-counsel-for-russia-investigation/2017/05/22/8709f62e-3f22-11e7-9869-bac8b446820a_story.html?utm_term=.0493bf0ac2bb

4 Days Ago
by Zero-Point Go to last post
11 1,116
Computers

Flynn/Kislyak wanted "back channel" for Trump/Putin communication, bypassing Nat. Secur. bureaucracy

Source; REUTERS: http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-russia-contacts-idUSKCN18E106 (Technically the Reuters title is "Trump campaign had at least 18 undisclosed contacts with Russians", but I honestly feel the second quote is the most...

4 Days Ago
by .Isak. Go to last post
19 2,005
Request

CNN: Mueller briefed on secret Comey memos, source says

CNN: Mueller briefed on secret Comey memos, source says http://cnn.com/2017/05/22/politics/mueller-comey-russia-investigation/index.html https://twitter.com/ABC/status/866755288761847811

4 Days Ago
by BlindSniper17 Go to last post
12 946