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Old 04-24-19, 01:24 PM
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John Cornyn is up for re-election as Senator for Texas. It would appear that MJ Hegar might be his strongest opponent running against him, so Team Cornyn is taking this opportunity to attack...
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Patton Oswalt?

There's a half dozen of these, all pointing out Oswalt's vulgarity... all of them getting ratio'd (or ratioed? I'm not up to speed on all the neologisms of Twitter dot com)

That's definitely... a strategy.
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Old 05-30-19, 02:50 PM
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No idea where to post this, but it's very interesting to see that, no, both parties are not the same:

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Old 05-30-19, 03:18 PM
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^ Here's some bigger copies of the images so you can read them.

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Old 05-30-19, 04:09 PM
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Trump asked Roy Moore not to run for senate again. Roy Moore gave Trump the finger.

I've said before the Roy Moore is the face of everything wrong with today's Republican party.

Controversial Republican Judge Roy Moore had a stern response to President Trump on Wednesday, indicating that the people of Alabama wouldn't withhold their votes because of Trump's refusal to support him in 2020.

“The president doesn’t control who votes for the United States Senate in Alabama,” he said, according to Politico.

Trump, who backed Moore as he faced sexual misconduct allegations during his Senate bid in 2017, said on Wednesday that he had "NOTHING" against Moore but didn't think he could win a 2020 bid.

"If Alabama does not elect a Republican to the Senate in 2020, many of the incredible gains that we have made during my Presidency may be lost, including our Pro-Life victories," he said.

The president's son, Donald Trump Jr., similarly bashed a Moore candidacy, saying that if Moore cared about making America great again, he would ditch a potential 2020 run.

Moore pushed back on the president's comments, arguing, "People in Alabama are smarter than that. They elect the senator from Alabama, not from Washington, D.C.”
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/roy...abama-election
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Old 05-30-19, 04:28 PM
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Trump asked Roy Moore not to run for senate again. Roy Moore gave Trump the finger.

I've said before the Roy Moore is the face of everything wrong with today's Republican party.

https://www.foxnews.com/politics/roy...abama-election
To paraphrase Henry Kissinger: "It's a shame they can't both lose"
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Old 05-30-19, 07:14 PM
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Moore is not the face of everything that is wrong with the today's Republican Party, Moore is the face of today's Republican Party.
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Old 05-30-19, 10:54 PM
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Old 05-31-19, 04:34 AM
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Old 05-31-19, 05:49 AM
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Congress actually doing their jobs and working together?


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Old 06-13-19, 10:10 AM
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Ilhan Omar related.

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Old 06-13-19, 11:32 AM
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The Grandpa account appears to be satire.
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Old 06-13-19, 12:53 PM
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^Yes, sorry, I thought that would be obvious. He's a well-known (to some) troll on twitter. Still, there are people who are unaware of this who fall for his shtick and respond as though he's serious. They are said to have been "Waltered."
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Old 06-13-19, 04:25 PM
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https://www.10news.com/news/local-ne...n-federal-case

Man, this just got real entertaining. To refresh, CA Rep Duncan Hunter Jr. and his wife were accused of massive campaign fund misuse last year. Despite being charged with multiple felonies, Hunter won reelection in 2018. However, today his wife just totally flipped on him (Guys, seriously. Leave the toilet seat down. You have no idea what a pissed-off wife will do to retaliate).

It looks like Hunter will be convicted as well. Technically he could still remain Representative, while serving out a felony sentence in prison, but it's likely he'd be asked to resign, and a special election would be held. The presumed person to take the seat will be the Democratic challenger from 2018, Ammar Campa-Najjar. I.E., the Blue Wave from 2018 may claim another seat.

Oh, and Hunter's statement? It's all Hillary Clinton's fault. Seriously GOP, you've GOT to find another boogeyman. I guess AOC qualifies, but even she couldn't be blamed for this (blaming it on Clinton is already a stretch and a half)
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Old 06-13-19, 04:45 PM
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I posted about Hunter and his wife before and the thing that amazes me the most is even with all that stealing they were doing, from 2010 to 2016 they wrote over 1,100 bad checks.

From the article:

"Among other things, "it said, "they overdrew their bank account more than 1,100 times in a seven-year period, resulting in approximately $37,761 in 'overdraft' and 'insufficient funds' bank fees.

How the hell can you do that?

Rep. Duncan Hunter’s Wife Implicates Congressman in Vast Misuse of Campaign Funds

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Old 06-13-19, 04:50 PM
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If you're going to commit a crime, any crime, DO IT ALONE. Because if you have a partner or partners, as soon as shit gets real it's a race to see who can get to the cops first to turn on the other. A literal race. Margaret Hunter was the winner in this particular contest.
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Old 06-25-19, 02:22 PM
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The Duncan Hunter scandal is only getting better, and there's a LOT more to come.

Latest developments: Hunter wants the charges dropped, because, and I'm not making this up, the prosecutors once attended a Hillary Clinton fundraiser.

The prosecution team also just disclosed that Hunter used the embezzled money to fund no less than five extramarital affairs (and now we see why his wife just sang like a canary). They offered to keep it under wraps, but because Hunter's attorneys kept refusing to work with them on a plea deal, they've decided to publicize it.
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Old 06-25-19, 02:31 PM
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Duncan Hunter, the gift that keeps on giving.

Five extramarital affairs, that is a sure fire way to get your wife to turn on you.
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Old 06-28-19, 10:36 PM
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Please donate a $1 or $2 to help those with past convictions to vote.

https://wegotthevote.org/finesandfees/
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Old 08-14-19, 02:50 PM
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I think this racist asshole need his own thread because of all the stupid shit he says on a daily basis

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Old 08-14-19, 03:53 PM
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I think this racist asshole need his own thread because of all the stupid shit he says on a daily basis

https://twitter.com/washingtonpost/s...616671232?s=20
And yet they voted him in again. I was born in Iowa and lived in Urbandale for a time too. It's a disgrace he's still in office. What an asshole. #MAGA
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Old 08-14-19, 06:24 PM
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And yet they voted him in again. I was born in Iowa and lived in Urbandale for a time too. It's a disgrace he's still in office. What an asshole. #MAGA
The GOP has kicked him out of committees, but so fucking what? If they are serious about getting rid of sexists and racists, they should expel him from the Party, and not let him run as a Republican. But I guess that's a bridge too far.

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Old 08-14-19, 07:15 PM
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Let's hope Iowa votes King out.

Shouldn't we start a new thread since 2018 has come and gone?
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He seems to have had a change of heart. Seven years ago he hadn’t heard about statutory rape or incest causing pregnancies. Now humanity might not exist without it?

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Old 08-15-19, 12:12 AM
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He is in the "No comments" phase tonight. I hope that's followed by "The President thinks King was misunderstood" tomorrow, and by Friday he gets the fuck out of Congress. Maybe that's expecting a bit too much out of this GOP.
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He is in the "No comments" phase tonight. I hope that's followed by "The President thinks King was misunderstood" tomorrow, and by Friday he gets the fuck out of Congress. Maybe that's expecting a bit too much out of this GOP.
He did shit like this and got re-elected. He’s going nowhere.
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