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Forum: Social Issues & Current Events Yesterday, 01:43 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 3,608
Posted By Segnosaur
Its not a question of guts... even if Biden...

Its not a question of guts... even if Biden wanted to, he'd never get enough votes in the senate to pass the law that expands the supreme court. (It would probably require changing the Filibuster...
Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 12:08 PM
Replies: 104
Views: 1,779
Posted By Segnosaur
Great that they are doing that Would be...

Great that they are doing that

Would be even better if they decided (as much as possible) to close any offices or manufacturing plants in any state that limits abortion. Sadly I doubt they will...
Forum: USA Politics 23rd June 2022, 08:59 PM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 156,233
Posted By Segnosaur
Keep in mind that, strangely enough, Trump was...

Keep in mind that, strangely enough, Trump was actually seen as the more 'moderate' candidate in the 2016 election, compared to Clinton.

Granted, WE recognized him as the nut job he is, but not...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd June 2022, 09:11 PM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,509
Posted By Segnosaur
Perhaps because the topic of the thread isn't...

Perhaps because the topic of the thread isn't "Are the Republicans turning their back on Ukraine NOW", but a more speculative "WOULD they turn their back on them in the future".


Republican...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd June 2022, 07:54 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 751
Posted By Segnosaur
When they rebuild the school they can save money...

When they rebuild the school they can save money by putting only one door in. It will be much safer too.

(Sarcasm intended)

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Forum: USA Politics 22nd June 2022, 12:13 AM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 156,233
Posted By Segnosaur
The highlighted. I would take that to mean that...

The highlighted. I would take that to mean that if the POTUS decided to authorise the building of a road or a pipeline, say, those adversely affected couldn't sue the person who was the POTUS for...
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 07:41 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 33,410
Posted By Segnosaur
How about Dan Crenshaw? From: Boston Globe...

How about Dan Crenshaw?

From: Boston Globe (https://www.bostonglobe.com/2022/06/20/nation/eyepatch-mccain-dan-crenshaw-accosted-by-far-right-protestors-texas-gop-convention/)
Representative Dan...
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 07:14 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,371
Posted By Segnosaur
Umm, "some Texans"? Keep in mind that this...

Umm, "some Texans"?

Keep in mind that this was not just some random collection of Texas yahoos. This is a resolution coming from the republican party, the group that is affiliated with republicans...
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 12:28 AM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 121,204
Posted By Segnosaur
Might be awkward if the President can't visit a...

Might be awkward if the President can't visit a number of States because he would be arrested on the spot.[/QUOTE]
I was curious about the interstate extradition laws in the united states. From what...
Forum: USA Politics 21st June 2022, 12:02 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 2,371
Posted By Segnosaur
The problem is, at THIS point, Texas MIGHT be...

The problem is, at THIS point, Texas MIGHT be able to survive on its own (at least for a few years), thanks to its oil-based economy.

However, eventually either 1) the oil will run out, or 2) the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 17th June 2022, 01:57 PM
Replies: 1,507
Views: 158,591
Posted By Segnosaur
And the case grinds onwards... From: CBC...

And the case grinds onwards...

From: CBC (https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/uk-assange-extradition-1.6491977)
The British government on Friday ordered the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 14th June 2022, 04:20 PM
Replies: 803
Views: 9,895
Posted By Segnosaur
Or when Josh Duggar molested several young girls...

Or when Josh Duggar molested several young girls and a cop helped cover up the crime.

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Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 13th June 2022, 11:47 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 168,721
Posted By Segnosaur
Well, I must congratulate you.... In an...

Well, I must congratulate you....

In an earlier post, I posted how conservative opponents tend to react like brain damaged parrots, attacking the conservatives with all sorts of nonsense...
Forum: USA Politics 10th June 2022, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3,000
Views: 156,233
Posted By Segnosaur
Several other posters have already commented on...

Several other posters have already commented on this, but did anyone bother to actually look at the source?

From: Mediabias Factcheck (https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/just-the-news/)
Questionable...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 11:31 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 16,278
Posted By Segnosaur
TAMU may be the most conservative university in...

TAMU may be the most conservative university in one of the most conservative states. But, its still a university.

I am sure there are plenty of MAGAchud on campus who will welcome Rittenhouse...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 11:24 PM
Replies: 320
Views: 16,278
Posted By Segnosaur
Whatever "triumph" he is feeling now, it will...

Whatever "triumph" he is feeling now, it will likely be short lived.

Eventually his fame among the right wing fade over time.

He seems to have an inability to function among the non-MAGAchud...
Forum: USA Politics 7th June 2022, 11:13 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 6,436
Posted By Segnosaur
Your arguments make absolutely no sense. ...

Your arguments make absolutely no sense.

First of all, as another person pointed out, even if your mail box and polling station are the same distance away, you are still better off to vote by...
Forum: Trials and Errors 7th June 2022, 11:02 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 232
Posted By Segnosaur
Trial of "build a wall" scammer

Remember when Trump advisor Steve Bannon got arrested for setting up a scam, where they would collect private donations for building part of the wall across the Mexico/U.S. border? (which resulted in...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 7th June 2022, 09:21 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 168,721
Posted By Segnosaur
A few little news stories about Canada have piled...

A few little news stories about Canada have piled up over the past few months...

First of all:

From: Defense News...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 7th June 2022, 12:20 PM
Replies: 739
Views: 168,721
Posted By Segnosaur
Uhhh.... no. Just no. First of all, there is...

Uhhh.... no. Just no.

First of all, there is nothing magic about a 'structural' deficit... it just means you're running an imbalance outside a recession. It can disappear (a government just has to...
Forum: USA Politics 7th June 2022, 11:25 AM
Replies: 293
Views: 29,490
Posted By Segnosaur
He ain't too happy about it either: From:...

He ain't too happy about it either:

From: Yahoo (originally HuffPo) (https://news.yahoo.com/peter-navarro-ripped-complaining-being-045517023.html)
Peter Navarro...was up in arms Monday that he...
Forum: USA Politics 7th June 2022, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 121,204
Posted By Segnosaur
Yes, Trump has certainly manipulated things to...

Yes, Trump has certainly manipulated things to his own benefit over the years.

There are a few differences now (compared to his earlier situation)....

- Since he is no longer president, he...
Forum: USA Politics 7th June 2022, 09:25 AM
Replies: 1,342
Views: 71,410
Posted By Segnosaur
I think the thing is, historians probably want a...

I think the thing is, historians probably want a few decades to pass before they can get a proper reading of how a presidential term actually affected the country. (Did they cause widespread anger at...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 09:19 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 16,278
Posted By Segnosaur
I guess we should be thankful that no pr0n...

I guess we should be thankful that no pr0n producer has tried to do a parody of that.

Heck, if the whole school thing/neo-nazi spokesman doesn't work out for Kyle, he can get a job as a pr0n star.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 08:43 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 16,278
Posted By Segnosaur
Question: How flexible are universities like...

Question: How flexible are universities like Texas A&M with their admissions? Do they base admissions on raw numbers, or can they look at a candidates background and say "Nope, that situation would...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 7th June 2022, 08:24 AM
Replies: 320
Views: 16,278
Posted By Segnosaur
A few small updates from our favorite shoot-em-up...

A few small updates from our favorite shoot-em-up weirdo.

From:NY Daily News...
Forum: USA Politics 3rd June 2022, 10:01 AM
Replies: 3,406
Views: 268,707
Posted By Segnosaur
Brilliant. Tourism brings in millions (if...

Brilliant.

Tourism brings in millions (if not billions) of dollars into the US economy. And she thinks it's a good thing if that is stopped.


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Forum: USA Politics 1st June 2022, 05:01 PM
Replies: 137
Views: 6,680
Posted By Segnosaur
Random question... but does anyone know about...

Random question... but does anyone know about Durham's political leanings?

Ok, someone like Barr is obviously a partisan hack. But according to Wikipedia, Durham is a republican, but some of his...
Forum: USA Politics 1st June 2022, 02:24 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,509
Posted By Segnosaur
How many Republicans? All of them? The vast...

How many Republicans? All of them? The vast majority? A simple majority? Some? A few?[/quote]
I suspect around 2/3rds. Granted, some might continue to claim they 'stand with ukraine' and do...
Forum: USA Politics 31st May 2022, 01:22 AM
Replies: 126
Views: 4,509
Posted By Segnosaur
What they claim they want to do now is not...

What they claim they want to do now is not necessarily what they will do if Trump (or someone like him) becomes the republican nominee. We have see republicans abandon their principles before....
Forum: USA Politics 29th May 2022, 11:47 PM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 121,204
Posted By Segnosaur
I think this indicates Rump claiming he can't...

I think this indicates Rump claiming he can't find said papers has to be accepted by the court. How could they disprove it unless someone who knows it is a lie testifies.[/quote]
Granted, its...
Forum: USA Politics 29th May 2022, 11:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,523
Posted By Segnosaur
I have to disagree with this.... Lets...

I have to disagree with this....

Lets compare the U.S. with Canada (a country that could be described as one that leans left, with a strong social safety net, decent social programs (e.g. public...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 29th May 2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 54,611
Posted By Segnosaur
Not completely familiar with the u.s. judicial...

Not completely familiar with the u.s. judicial system but from googling it looks like they have the same rule their (possibility of parole for federal crimes after less than half the sentence has...
Forum: USA Politics 28th May 2022, 12:15 AM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 121,204
Posted By Segnosaur
A couple of more losses by Trump in court.... ...

A couple of more losses by Trump in court....

From: CNN (https://www.cnn.com/2022/05/26/politics/donald-trump-depositions/index.html)
A New York appeals court has ruled former President Donald...
Forum: USA Politics 28th May 2022, 12:03 AM
Replies: 1,743
Views: 121,204
Posted By Segnosaur
Looks like Trump has paid the fines.... ...

Looks like Trump has paid the fines....

From: Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (https://www.cbc.ca/news/world/trump-contempt-fines-new-york-1.6461277)
Former U.S. president Donald Trump has paid...
Forum: USA Politics 27th May 2022, 08:40 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 1,523
Posted By Segnosaur
Maybe, maybe not. Incumbents do have an...

Maybe, maybe not.

Incumbents do have an advantage with name recognition. Plus, they are better vetted (having gone through an earlier election) so they are less likely to be hit by a late-election...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 25th May 2022, 09:09 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 54,611
Posted By Segnosaur
And he's been sentenced... From: CTV News...

And he's been sentenced...

From: CTV News (https://www.ctvnews.ca/entertainment/reality-tv-s-josh-duggar-gets-12-years-in-child-porn-case-1.5917836)
...Josh Duggar was sentenced Wednesday to...
Forum: USA Politics 25th May 2022, 07:57 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 6,436
Posted By Segnosaur
Wow. Congratulations. Major applause. You...

Wow. Congratulations. Major applause.

You managed to create a post which is completely useless and totally misses the point.

Nobody (well, except for a few malcontents and trolls) is denying...
Forum: USA Politics 25th May 2022, 07:41 AM
Replies: 684
Views: 33,410
Posted By Segnosaur
I think the republicans are more worried that...

I think the republicans are more worried that many of the MAGAchud voters who voted against Kemp in the primary will sit out the main election.
Forum: USA Politics 25th May 2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 6,436
Posted By Segnosaur
Did you ever think there may be...

Did you ever think there may be non-policy/non-left vs. moderate reasons why "centrism isn't working"?

Like, for example, a political system (including a senate and electoral college) that give...
Forum: USA Politics 24th May 2022, 11:20 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 6,436
Posted By Segnosaur
Strangely enough, Trump may actually show that...

Strangely enough, Trump may actually show that moderates might actually have an advantage when it comes to elections.

Believe it or not, Trump was actually seen by more voters as the 'moderate' in...
Forum: USA Politics 24th May 2022, 10:58 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 6,436
Posted By Segnosaur
Actually, the polls are anything BUT clear. Poll...

Actually, the polls are anything BUT clear. Poll responses are highly dependent on what questions are asked and how.

Take for example, health care. I'm sure you can point to a bunch of polls that...
Forum: USA Politics 24th May 2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 6,436
Posted By Segnosaur
Keep in mind that one of the keys to victory is...

Keep in mind that one of the keys to victory is not just energizing your own voters, its also keeping the other side from being energized against you.

Pick a far-left Democrat and you MIGHT (and I...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th May 2022, 07:31 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,272
Posted By Segnosaur
I wonder if Powell's support of the Iraq invasion...

I wonder if Powell's support of the Iraq invasion might have made some people think using his name might have been a bit too controversial.

Or maybe they want to let a little more time elapsed...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th May 2022, 05:40 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,272
Posted By Segnosaur
How long was it name Fort Bragg? Maybe they...

How long was it name Fort Bragg? Maybe they should give it the name of Sherman for the same length of time (for balance) then change it to something permanent after

Sent from my moto e using...
Forum: USA Politics 24th May 2022, 09:29 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 6,436
Posted By Segnosaur
How exactly are you coming to that particular...

How exactly are you coming to that particular conclusion?

Trump won West Virginia in 2016 and 2020 with over 68% of the vote. The other senate seat was won by a republican with over 70% of the...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th May 2022, 08:54 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 75,966
Posted By Segnosaur
Republican governor: "Ooops, we went to far". ...

Republican governor: "Ooops, we went to far".

from: CNN (https://www.cnn.com/2022/05/22/politics/asa-hutchinson-abortion-ban-revisited-cnntv/index.html)
Arkansas' near-total abortion ban should...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 24th May 2022, 08:40 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 75,966
Posted By Segnosaur
Well, I guess that is one way for Indians to get...

Well, I guess that is one way for Indians to get back at the white man. Kill them in the womb when nobody else will? Kind of creepy implications to that, tbh.[/quote]
How would they be "getting...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 22nd May 2022, 07:13 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 75,966
Posted By Segnosaur
I suspect it is not a case of "I did not know sex...

I suspect it is not a case of "I did not know sex leads to babies" and more a case of people having wrong information about birth control. (E.g. I didn't think you needed birth control the first...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 20th May 2022, 09:51 AM
Replies: 2,096
Views: 75,966
Posted By Segnosaur
Here's an interesting angle... From: Yahoo...

Here's an interesting angle...

From: Yahoo News (https://ca.news.yahoo.com/after-roe-can-states-stop-abortions-on-native-american-lands-161829808.html)
Republican Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt on...
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