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Comrade Blyatlov
Aug 4, 2007


should have picked four fingers







https://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?threadid=3842298

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Sad King Billy
Jan 27, 2006

Thats three of ours innit...to one of yours. You know mate I really think we ought to even up the average!

Nostalgia4Infinity posted:

Wait that trump tweet at Theresa May was directed at the wrong Theresa May?

:psyduck:

Teresa May the porn actress used to get tweets meant for Theresa May.

mlmp08
Jul 11, 2004

Odessa Military Academy
Scholam violentis incommodis


Nap Ghost

The president doesn’t seem to understand how court cases work.

https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/936551346299338752

facialimpediment
Feb 11, 2005

as the world turns


Oh man, Republicans have hosed themselves good and proper on the tax bill.

https://twitter.com/DavidMDrucker/status/936566068293898240

Their only main driver for even doing the tax bill in the first place is because donor-class Republicans have threatened to stop all political contributions if bills don't start moving out of Congress. Now, because of what they put in the tax bill, donor-class Republicans are threatening to stop all political contributions.

Oops!

Hot Karl Marx
Mar 16, 2009

Politburo regulations about social distancing require to downgrade your Karlmarxing to cold, and sorry about the dnc primaries, please enjoy!


https://twitter.com/DonaldJTrumpJr/status/144505633981468672

FAUXTON
Jun 2, 2005

spero che tu stia bene



Yes, especially when he includes the "my dad asks..."

Immanentized
Mar 17, 2009



Kids say the damnedest things (when prompted by their parents).

Milo and POTUS
Sep 3, 2017

I will not shut up about the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers. I talk about them all the time and work them into every conversation I have. I built a shrine in my room for the yellow one who died because sadly no one noticed because she died around 9/11. Wanna see it?



...what

Nostalgia4Butts
Jun 1, 2006

WHERE MY HOSE DRINKERS AT



realtalk what has eric trump been doing

dude seems like the smartest of the bunch at this point

facialimpediment
Feb 11, 2005

as the world turns


:siren: :siren:

https://twitter.com/jaketapper/status/936599580585660417

https://twitter.com/NatashaBertrand/status/936599391984672773

IT'S HAPPENING

HOLY poo poo THEY FLIPPED FLYNN

Riot Carol Danvers
Jul 30, 2004

It's super dumb, but I can't stop myself. This is just kind of how I do things.



Because all of these men getting called out for sexual misconduct is a product of liberals destroying our man-ciety, you see.


Man if that's the plea deal I can't wait to see what Flynn coughed up, Jesus

Proud Christian Mom
Dec 20, 2006
READING COMPREHENSION IS HARD



and so it begins

CRUSTY MINGE
Mar 30, 2011

Peggy Hill
Foot Connoisseur


Hoooooooooly gently caress.

This is amazing. :munch:

Vasudus
May 30, 2003


I love that the specific charge that they went out to get him with leaves open rampant speculation because it's basically him saying "yeah so I lied when I said we didn't do a crime" and leaves it at that. God bless.

Nostalgia4Butts
Jun 1, 2006

WHERE MY HOSE DRINKERS AT



boom

The Iron Rose
May 12, 2012

:minnie: Cat Army :minnie:


Goddamn. This is about to be the start of a very bad news day.

shame on an IGA
Apr 8, 2005



Is this The Mattering?

FAUXTON
Jun 2, 2005

spero che tu stia bene


Aaaayyyyyy lmao

GoGoGadget
Apr 29, 2006



Can't wait for the Trump Twitter Meltdown

BigDave
Jul 14, 2009

Taste the High Country



Merry Christmas Donald Trump! :tfrxmas:

FAUXTON
Jun 2, 2005

spero che tu stia bene


Those false statements are interesting.

CommieGIR
Aug 22, 2006

The blue glow is a feature, not a bug




Pillbug

FAUXTON posted:

Those false statements are interesting.

Mueller is setting it up to be 'easy' on Flynn in exchange for the Plea Deal. That's why its a good indicator Flynn is talking, otherwise Mueller would've ratcheted up the pressure.

Vasudus
May 30, 2003


It's also great because the very genesis of this whole thing as far as concrete events go was Flynn talking to the Russians. They chose this one, out of probably dozens of other lies, to charge him. It's basically broadcasting to the world that everything the administration has told the public is based on a foundation of lies, without going into any further details that would undermine the investigation. And it's going to scare the gently caress out of every single low level goomba that might possibly have breathed the same air as Flynn (or Manafort, or Gates, etc.). Sure, the big fish have all that money for high priced lawyers but I bet you Joe the Schedule C GS-15 Assistant Deputy for Piss Tape Storage doesn't have the cash for a 900/hour lawyer.

Godholio
Aug 28, 2002

Does a bear split in the woods near Zheleznogorsk?


GoGoGadget posted:

I mean, how would a civil war work these days? I feel like most military members side with the conservative/Republican view so I don't think it'd go like you say at all, sadly.

The way I expect this country to die, if not in nuclear fire, is for the federal and state governments to lose control as lines of communication break down. The governments' inability to maintain the infrastructure will lead to lower tax revenue (due to ineffective collection efforts), and parts of the map just drop out of their control. Rural areas first, then gradually the lack of central control will creep towards the cities, at which point hundreds of thousands (millions in some cases) will flood out of them. Basically, Rome 2.0. Congrats guys, we did it.

bloops
Dec 30, 2010

Thanks Ape Pussy!


Vasudus posted:

It's also great because the very genesis of this whole thing as far as concrete events go was Flynn talking to the Russians. They chose this one, out of probably dozens of other lies, to charge him. It's basically broadcasting to the world that everything the administration has told the public is based on a foundation of lies, without going into any further details that would undermine the investigation. And it's going to scare the gently caress out of every single low level goomba that might possibly have breathed the same air as Flynn (or Manafort, or Gates, etc.). Sure, the big fish have all that money for high priced lawyers but I bet you Joe the Schedule C GS-15 Assistant Deputy for Piss Tape Storage doesn't have the cash for a 900/hour lawyer.

What’s the value in pursuing anyone lower than staffers like Popodalowhatever?

Godholio
Aug 28, 2002

Does a bear split in the woods near Zheleznogorsk?


facialimpediment posted:

Oh man, Republicans have hosed themselves good and proper on the tax bill.

https://twitter.com/DavidMDrucker/status/936566068293898240

Their only main driver for even doing the tax bill in the first place is because donor-class Republicans have threatened to stop all political contributions if bills don't start moving out of Congress. Now, because of what they put in the tax bill, donor-class Republicans are threatening to stop all political contributions.

Oops!

:perfect:

Now pass this poo poo so I can move to a nicer part of the country and buy a stack of WWII M1911s!

Vasudus
May 30, 2003


cowboy elvis posted:

What’s the value in pursuing anyone lower than staffers like Popodalowhatever?

Confirmation and being thorough.

Mr. Nice!
Oct 13, 2005

c-spam cannot afford



There's a thread for december, everyone. It isn't november anymore.

PookBear
Nov 1, 2008


Godholio posted:

The way I expect this country to die, if not in nuclear fire, is for the federal and state governments to lose control as lines of communication break down. The governments' inability to maintain the infrastructure will lead to lower tax revenue (due to ineffective collection efforts), and parts of the map just drop out of their control. Rural areas first, then gradually the lack of central control will creep towards the cities, at which point hundreds of thousands (millions in some cases) will flood out of them. Basically, Rome 2.0. Congrats guys, we did it.

This, buts its gonna get set off by a Roy Moore type state government combined with a president like Trump. State government ignores federal government and federal government doesn't care

PookBear fucked around with this message at 15:44 on Dec 1, 2017

Flying_Crab
Apr 12, 2002





Godholio posted:

The way I expect this country to die, if not in nuclear fire, is for the federal and state governments to lose control as lines of communication break down. The governments' inability to maintain the infrastructure will lead to lower tax revenue (due to ineffective collection efforts), and parts of the map just drop out of their control. Rural areas first, then gradually the lack of central control will creep towards the cities, at which point hundreds of thousands (millions in some cases) will flood out of them. Basically, Rome 2.0. Congrats guys, we did it.

That seems like more of a problem in ARE TAXES super conservative areas without any major cultural/industrial centers. California, PacNW, the Great Lakes states (MN, WI, IL, MI and maybe OH) and the Northeast would probably make out pretty well as independent nations should that scenario play out.

Vasudus
May 30, 2003


Godholio posted:

The way I expect this country to die, if not in nuclear fire, is for the federal and state governments to lose control as lines of communication break down. The governments' inability to maintain the infrastructure will lead to lower tax revenue (due to ineffective collection efforts), and parts of the map just drop out of their control. Rural areas first, then gradually the lack of central control will creep towards the cities, at which point hundreds of thousands (millions in some cases) will flood out of them. Basically, Rome 2.0. Congrats guys, we did it.

I expect brain drain in the rural areas to largely lead to total economic collapse. We're already seeing bits and pieces of this - large foreign companies passing up on building plants in the south due to an uneducated workforce, doctors having to be bribed an incredible amount to service rural areas, employers unable to find qualified workers that don't have drug problems. It can be turned around still but it's sure as gently caress not even starting until 2020 at the absolute earliest, assuming that whatever democrat gets control of the executive even gives a poo poo AND can pass it through congress.

Nostalgia4Butts
Jun 1, 2006

WHERE MY HOSE DRINKERS AT



on another note

PookBear
Nov 1, 2008


Vasudus posted:

I expect brain drain in the rural areas to largely lead to total economic collapse. We're already seeing bits and pieces of this - large foreign companies passing up on building plants in the south due to an uneducated workforce, doctors having to be bribed an incredible amount to service rural areas, employers unable to find qualified workers that don't have drug problems. It can be turned around still but it's sure as gently caress not even starting until 2020 at the absolute earliest, assuming that whatever democrat gets control of the executive even gives a poo poo AND can pass it through congress.

I honestly think weed is going to make this a huge problem. I was talking to my dad about this (I'm from Texas) and I asked him how mny of my high school friends returned home from college. The answer is none. A lot don't even live in the same state. Why would you return to a state where smoking weed gets you jail time when you can live where its legal?

The rural drain to cities has always been a thing but its now happening at a rate that results in negative rural growth. The kids that are 8 years old right now are going to grow up watching media of adults legaling buying weed in stores while their friends get caught selling weed and go to a juvenile center.

Proud Christian Mom
Dec 20, 2006
READING COMPREHENSION IS HARD


The supposed benefits of 'low labor cost' evaporate when you start looking at anything other than unskilled labor. Its a struggle to find qualified office workers, nevermind college educated engineers or whatever you want lots of if there isn't a college nearby pumping them out.

Vasudus
May 30, 2003


45 ACP CURES NAZIS posted:

I honestly think weed is going to make this a huge problem. I was talking to my dad about this (I'm from Texas) and I asked him how mny of my high school friends returned home from college. The answer is none. A lot don't even live in the same state. Why would you return to a state where smoking weed gets you jail time when you can live where its legal?

The rural drain to cities has always been a thing but its now happening at a rate that results in negative rural growth. The kids that are 8 years old right now are going to grow up watching media of adults legaling buying weed in stores while their friends get caught selling weed and go to a juvenile center.

You're right, but like everything already listed, those are all symptoms of a larger problem. The problem is that there's little to no incentive to stay in the middle parts of the country; and before someone comes screaming in to throw a specific example I'm talking about a large scale, generation-wide case. There's less industry coming in, more industry drying up, less economic opportunity, less educational opportunity, etc. On a generational scale all of these things lead to migration by themselves, but when they're all happening it's going to get real serious real soon.

AreWeDrunkYet
Jul 8, 2006



Proud Christian Mom posted:

The supposed benefits of 'low labor cost' evaporate when you start looking at anything other than unskilled labor. Its a struggle to find qualified office workers, nevermind college educated engineers or whatever you want lots of if there isn't a college nearby pumping them out.

Which car company was it that built a plant in Alabama(?) and realized they had to translate their manuals into picture books because the local cheap labor was also illiterate?

Mr. Nice!
Oct 13, 2005

c-spam cannot afford



Stop posting in this thread. Go to this one: https://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?threadid=3842298

FAUXTON
Jun 2, 2005

spero che tu stia bene


E: moving day!

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CRUSTY MINGE
Mar 30, 2011

Peggy Hill
Foot Connoisseur



No.

I ain't moving anywhere weed is illegal again. gently caress the south, gently caress Illinois. gently caress the Keebler Klansman.

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