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Chizzang wrote:George Will... among the last of his kind

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Pretty sure he's a Nats fan now
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Chizzang wrote:George Will... among the last of his kind

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A true conservative. And more importantly, one with character and integrity. I don't always agree with him but I do respect him.

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Skjellyfetti wrote:Pretty sure he's a Nats fan now
He is a Cubs fan at heart. Switching to the Nats seems illogical: the Team of Big Guvmint and Bandwagon Fans. :stir: :poke:
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Why do some of the people around Trump so diminish and humiliate themselves by sticking by him. Like this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnbIBJZgcK4

Why does somebody like Mick Mulvaney shill for this atrocity? What the hell is going on?
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JohnStOnge wrote:Why do some of the people around Trump so diminish and humiliate themselves by sticking by him. Like this:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnbIBJZgcK4

Why does somebody like Mick Mulvaney shill for this atrocity? What the hell is going on?
You can‘t do a made for TV interview if someone nearby is having a coughing fit. Trump was right to ask him to leave. This was a bunch to do about nothing. Yet it triggered your daily TDS..

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Russia turns back North Dakota Based B52's.

Russia: Our Fighters Turned Back B52 Bombers

B52 bombers were intercepted by Russian fighter jets over the Baltic Sea and Black Sea yesterday according to the Russian government.

And it appears the bombers had taken off from Minot Air Force Base.
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Gil Dobie wrote:Russia turns back North Dakota Based B52's.

Russia: Our Fighters Turned Back B52 Bombers

B52 bombers were intercepted by Russian fighter jets over the Baltic Sea and Black Sea yesterday according to the Russian government.

And it appears the bombers had taken off from Minot Air Force Base.
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I don't get this idea that we can't type certain words anymore. It started with the n-word (can't say it, can't even spell it, unless you are African American) but now here's an article where it doesn't spell two words the entire article and I had to go look up in other publications what words were so offensive. I think we lose something when we become so offended by speech and words that we demand they be completely eradicated from the language, spoken or written.

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GannonFan wrote:I don't get this idea that we can't type certain words anymore. It started with the n-word (can't say it, can't even spell it, unless you are African American) but now here's an article where it doesn't spell two words the entire article and I had to go look up in other publications what words were so offensive. I think we lose something when we become so offended by speech and words that we demand they be completely eradicated from the language, spoken or written.

https://www.yahoo.com/sports/mexican-fa ... 18817.html
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CID1990 wrote: Everybody loses when we are niggardly with our choice of words.
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CID1990 wrote:
GannonFan wrote:I don't get this idea that we can't type certain words anymore. It started with the n-word (can't say it, can't even spell it, unless you are African American) but now here's an article where it doesn't spell two words the entire article and I had to go look up in other publications what words were so offensive. I think we lose something when we become so offended by speech and words that we demand they be completely eradicated from the language, spoken or written.

https://www.yahoo.com/sports/mexican-fa ... 18817.html
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Everybody loses when we are niggardly with our choice of words.


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CID1990 wrote:
GannonFan wrote:I don't get this idea that we can't type certain words anymore. It started with the n-word (can't say it, can't even spell it, unless you are African American) but now here's an article where it doesn't spell two words the entire article and I had to go look up in other publications what words were so offensive. I think we lose something when we become so offended by speech and words that we demand they be completely eradicated from the language, spoken or written.

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https://mobile.twitter.com/raesanni/sta ... 0042445826

Apparently it's okay to call a black donk a "coon" if they speak out against slavery reparations in a congressional hearing.
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UNI88 wrote:
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16.5 tons of cocaine, street value about 1 billion $$, seized at the Port of Philadelphia in one of the largest drug busts in U.S. history..
https://www.foxnews.com/us/more-than-16 ... %20Text%29

I imagine some cartel boss is pretty pissed off and some heads are going to roll..

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BDKJMU wrote:"Americans continue their march to low-tax states

The United States Census Bureau released its annual state-by-state population estimates for 2018 in late December. It highlights migration trends across the states and sketches a picture of looming political changes that will take place after the complete census of 2020.

Idaho, Nevada, Utah and Arizona led the way this past year in overall population growth as a percentage of population.

Once again, Texas and Florida were the big winners in overall population gains, with the Lone Star State gaining more than 379,000 residents from 2017-18 and the Sunshine State posting a gain of more than 322,000.

The big net losers from the report were New York, which lost a total of 48,510 residents, and Illinois, which lost 45,116.

These state-by-state population numbers will alter the makeup of seats in the United States House of Representative during the once-a-decade reapportionment and redistricting process that will commence after the 2020 census.

Political strategists from both sides of the aisle are interested in predicting the state political winners and losers of the next census in 2020. Election Data Services uses several methods to estimate the state-by-state changes to expect in 2020.

According to Election Data Services, the following states are poised to gain seats:

Texas will gain three, from 36 to 39;
Florida will gain two, from 27 to 29;
Arizona will gain one, from nine to 10;
Colorado will gain one, from seven to eight;
Montana will gain one, from at-large to two;
North Carolina will gain one, from 13 to 14; and
Oregon will gain one, from five to six.
These states are poised to lose seats:

New York will lose two, from 27 to 25;
Alabama will lose one, from seven to six;
California will lose one or remain even, from 53 to 52 or no change;
Michigan will lose one, from 14 to 13;
Minnesota will lose one or remain even, from eight to seven or no change;
Ohio will lose one, from 16 to 15;
Pennsylvania will lose one, from 18 to 17;
Rhode Island will lose one, from two to one; and
West Virginia will lose one, from three to two.....

....Big winners in net domestic migration in the past year include: Florida (+132,602), Arizona (+83,240) and Texas (+82,569). On the losing end we find: New York (-180,306), California (-156,068) and Illinois (-114,154)...

....Our work in Rich States, Poor States has revealed that states without personal income taxes have seen significantly better rates of in-migration than states with high income tax rates.

Of the nine states with no personal income tax, seven experienced positive domestic migration in the past year, totaling more than 339,000 on net. On the other side of the equation, a majority of states with the highest personal income tax rates experienced net domestic out-migration last year...."
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The cap on state and local tax (SALT) deductions has already begun to drive Opens a New Window. some residents away from high-tax Opens a New Window. states like New York and New Jersey, but experts say that trend is only going to intensify.

“It took a few months for taxpayers to realize the dollar implications – until they actually filed their tax returns this year,” Alan Goldenberg, a principal at Friedman LLP, told FOX Business. “It quantified the impact of the loss of the SALT deduction when people saw it in front of their eyes on their tax return.”.....

....States that some Americans have already begun leaving for are Florida, Texas and Nevada, all three of which have no individual income tax.

Goldenberg expects to see “more and more” taxpayers looking to move in the wake of this year’s tax season, which remains ongoing for those who filed for a six-month extension...

....As previously reported by FOX Business, while Florida received more movers than any other state last year, New York's outflows to the Sunshine State were the highest – 63,772 people. New York had the third-largest outflows of any state, with 452,580 people moving out within the past year. California, another high-tax state, had the largest outflow of domestic residents – with the highest proportion of people headed to Texas, Arizona and Washington."
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More fake news out of MSNBC. referencing the 2 former Democrat segregationist Senators, James Eastland of Mississippi and Herman Talmadge of Georgia Biden worked with, MSNBC host:
“Still to come, Joe Biden references his relationships with two former Republican colleagues at an event in New York City. The only problem? They were both segregationists,” she said.
http://amp.washingtontimes.com/news/201 ... biden-seg/
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BDKJMU wrote:More fake news out of MSNBC. referencing the 2 former Democrat segregationist Senators, James Eastland of Mississippi and Herman Talmadge of Georgia Biden worked with, MSNBC host:
“Still to come, Joe Biden references his relationships with two former Republican colleagues at an event in New York City. The only problem? They were both segregationists,” she said.
http://amp.washingtontimes.com/news/201 ... biden-seg/
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That’s pretty stupid, all right.

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kalm wrote:
Gil Dobie wrote:Russia turns back North Dakota Based B52's.

Russia: Our Fighters Turned Back B52 Bombers

B52 bombers were intercepted by Russian fighter jets over the Baltic Sea and Black Sea yesterday according to the Russian government.

And it appears the bombers had taken off from Minot Air Force Base.
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BDKJMU wrote:More fake news out of MSNBC. referencing the 2 former Democrat segregationist Senators, James Eastland of Mississippi and Herman Talmadge of Georgia Biden worked with, MSNBC host:
“Still to come, Joe Biden references his relationships with two former Republican colleagues at an event in New York City. The only problem? They were both segregationists,” she said.
http://amp.washingtontimes.com/news/201 ... biden-seg/
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That’s pretty stupid, all right.

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That is what is known as a mistake. And it happens. I watch MSNBC pretty much and if you watch MSNBC pretty much you know that people on that network have reported, and even emphasized, the fact that the two referenced segregationists were Democrats. In fact one frequent take is that Biden should not have used his interactions with them as an example of bipartisanship because they were in the same Party as he is.

This is the same old same old. Countless statements are made each day on various news media and people make mistatements sometimes. Conservatives live in their bubble world of paranoia about media bias and look to pounce on any such mistatement to justify their paranoia. But if you watch these mainstream media at any length you know that, while there is some bias, paranoia is exactly what it is. And such is the case here. The "mainstream media" or "liberal media" or whatever you call them have made it very clear that the two segregationists in question were Democrats.
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Here we go again:

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump-re ... 9418626c52
In a statement, Trump said that he’s “never met this person in my life” in reference to Carroll.
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I'm sure that vast body of hypocritical White Evangelical Christians will say that if the allegation is true it doesn't matter because it was before Trump came to Jesus. But they will be ignoring the fact that, if it did happen, he is 1) lying about it now and 2) attacking the character of the woman reporting the incident. That's not someone who has come to Jesus acts.

And, really, who here doesn't believe the woman? If you raise your hand, at what point are you going to come to grips with the reality of what this guy has been and is?
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JohnStOnge wrote:
Ivytalk wrote: That’s pretty stupid, all right.

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That is what is known as a mistake. And it happens. I watch MSNBC pretty much and if you watch MSNBC pretty much you know that people on that network have reported, and even emphasized, the fact that the two referenced segregationists were Democrats. In fact one frequent take is that Biden should not have used his interactions with them as an example of bipartisanship because they were in the same Party as he is.

This is the same old same old. Countless statements are made each day on various news media and people make mistatements sometimes. Conservatives live in their bubble world of paranoia about media bias and look to pounce on any such mistatement to justify their paranoia. But if you watch these mainstream media at any length you know that, while there is some bias, paranoia is exactly what it is. And such is the case here. The "mainstream media" or "liberal media" or whatever you call them have made it very clear that the two segregationists in question were Democrats.
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