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Forum: USA Politics 23rd September 2022, 09:00 AM
Replies: 2,241
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Posted By Armitage72
They aren't dropping to their knees to kiss his...

They aren't dropping to their knees to kiss his feet or other body parts, and do everything he wants, so they're radical leftists by definition.
Forum: USA Politics 23rd September 2022, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2,974
Views: 85,759
Posted By Armitage72
That's their problem and has nothing to do with...

That's their problem and has nothing to do with Trump's guilt and punishing him for his crimes. The entire country doesn't have to be unanimous for a jury to reach a verdict.
Forum: USA Politics 23rd September 2022, 07:59 AM
Replies: 2,974
Views: 85,759
Posted By Armitage72
That or something similar would certainly be...

That or something similar would certainly be preferable. I was just building on the idea that he wouldn't be sent to an actual prison.
Forum: USA Politics 23rd September 2022, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2,974
Views: 85,759
Posted By Armitage72
Back in 1991 Joe Pesci starred in a movie called...

Back in 1991 Joe Pesci starred in a movie called "The Super", in which a slumlord was sentenced to live under house arrest in an apartment in one of his own properties. I'm sure Trump owns a crappy...
Forum: USA Politics 23rd September 2022, 05:45 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 11,446
Posted By Armitage72
The definition I always liked was "I know it's...

The definition I always liked was "I know it's wrong but I did it anyway and don't want to face the consequences".
Forum: USA Politics 22nd September 2022, 12:54 PM
Replies: 2,974
Views: 85,759
Posted By Armitage72
Judge Dearie has said put up or shut up for...

Judge Dearie has said put up or shut up for claims that the FBI planted documents (https://www.cnn.com/2022/09/22/politics/mar-a-lago-special-master-trump-fbi-planting-evidence/index.html). Make a...
Forum: USA Politics 22nd September 2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 11,446
Posted By Armitage72
Similar to I Am The Scum's post in #397, "If I...

Similar to I Am The Scum's post in #397, "If I imagine that everyone is as horrible as I am, then I'm not actually horrible."
Forum: USA Politics 22nd September 2022, 07:40 AM
Replies: 2,974
Views: 85,759
Posted By Armitage72
Clearly he will need to represent himself. He...

Clearly he will need to represent himself. He obviously knows more about the law than any of his lawyers.
Forum: USA Politics 22nd September 2022, 06:20 AM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 62,063
Posted By Armitage72
John Gibbs is a Michigan candidate for the US...

John Gibbs is a Michigan candidate for the US House backed by Trump, attempting to primary a Republican who voted in favor of Trump's impeachment. When he was attending Stanford in the early 2000s...
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 21st September 2022, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1,009
Views: 180,440
Posted By Armitage72
I'm working my way through "It". I saw the Tim...

I'm working my way through "It". I saw the Tim Curry TV movie, but I haven't seen the new movies. It's been sitting on my shelf for decades with other books always taking priority. The same thing...
Forum: USA Politics 20th September 2022, 04:16 AM
Replies: 2,974
Views: 85,759
Posted By Armitage72
Just like his various other former appointees,...

Just like his various other former appointees, it's just a matter of time until he's a complete incompetent and Trump will have no idea how he got the position.
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 275
Views: 13,293
Posted By Armitage72
Pat Sajak went on record as a climate change...

Pat Sajak went on record as a climate change denier around 2014, so it isn't that surprising.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 19th September 2022, 11:37 AM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 111,950
Posted By Armitage72
It reminds me of the scene in "Driving Miss...

It reminds me of the scene in "Driving Miss Daisy" in which two racist cops assumed that Morgan Freeman's character had stolen the car that he drove as a chauffeur.
"Hey boy, what do you think...
Forum: USA Politics 19th September 2022, 05:13 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 11,446
Posted By Armitage72
It's not as if they're real people. They're not...

It's not as if they're real people. They're not white, after all.
Forum: USA Politics 16th September 2022, 11:17 AM
Replies: 557
Views: 11,446
Posted By Armitage72
Also, he apparently couldn't find enough people...

Also, he apparently couldn't find enough people in his own state, so he had to take them from Texas.
Forum: USA Politics 15th September 2022, 01:30 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 52,298
Posted By Armitage72
I've mentioned before that there's a church I...

I've mentioned before that there's a church I drive past every day on my way to work. Shortly after I moved to this area, which was toward the end of President Obama's first term, they had a sign...
Forum: USA Politics 15th September 2022, 01:26 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 6,823
Posted By Armitage72
Another example of something that "can't" be done...

Another example of something that "can't" be done until someone decides to do it and nobody does anything to stop them.
Forum: USA Politics 15th September 2022, 08:35 AM
Replies: 235
Views: 6,823
Posted By Armitage72
So ... he's back to claiming that the documents...

So ... he's back to claiming that the documents were planted? Or has he just lost the meaning of the word "hoax"?
Forum: USA Politics 15th September 2022, 07:03 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,210
Posted By Armitage72
There was an article in the new Skeptical...

There was an article in the new Skeptical Inquirer about lynch mobs in several countries that have killed multiple people based on baseless accusations started using chat apps with end-to-end...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 15th September 2022, 05:35 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 89,549
Posted By Armitage72
EDIT: Redundant after posts I missed.

EDIT: Redundant after posts I missed.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 14th September 2022, 08:02 AM
Replies: 682
Views: 89,549
Posted By Armitage72
Now I'm picturing him as Arnold Rimmer in one of...

Now I'm picturing him as Arnold Rimmer in one of the early episodes of Red Dwarf.

"Your explanation for anything slightly peculiar is aliens, isn't it? You lose your keys, it's aliens. A picture...
Forum: USA Politics 14th September 2022, 07:21 AM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 52,298
Posted By Armitage72
I normally record shows and then fast-forward...

I normally record shows and then fast-forward past commercials, but yesterday I encountered the first campaign ad for the NY Gubernatorial election.
It started with the Republican candidate, Rep....
Forum: USA Politics 13th September 2022, 10:12 AM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 113,649
Posted By Armitage72
Given that he once tried to pay an attorney with...

Given that he once tried to pay an attorney with an (overvalued) racehorse, maybe he wants to use the golf course as an up-front retainer.
Forum: General Skepticism and The Paranormal 12th September 2022, 09:06 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 713
Posted By Armitage72
Newspapers caused town cryers to degenerate to...

Newspapers caused town cryers to degenerate to young boys shouting "Extra! Extra! Read all about it!" followed by a declaration of the headlines.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 12th September 2022, 05:58 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 42,572
Posted By Armitage72
No, I don't remember. Maybe it's something...

No, I don't remember. Maybe it's something you're recalling from a fever dream.
Forum: USA Politics 10th September 2022, 08:21 AM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 62,063
Posted By Armitage72
And that's the problem. Only the votes of the...

And that's the problem. Only the votes of the right people should matter.
Forum: USA Politics 9th September 2022, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,061
Views: 52,298
Posted By Armitage72
"Everything not forbidden is compulsory." It's...

"Everything not forbidden is compulsory."
It's like same-sex marriage and the claims that it would destroy traditional marriage. In their minds, once people are allowed to marry someone of the same...
Forum: USA Politics 9th September 2022, 12:22 PM
Replies: 2,974
Views: 85,759
Posted By Armitage72
There's a saying I've seen (and used) that the...

There's a saying I've seen (and used) that the people eagerly anticipating the collapse of society expect to become Lord Humungus, ruling their own personal kindom from a throne of skulls, when the...
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 9th September 2022, 07:23 AM
Replies: 1,117
Views: 42,572
Posted By Armitage72
I don't know how it is in the UK, but in the US...

I don't know how it is in the UK, but in the US ambulance companies send a bill to the patient after taking them to the hospital. Faster delivery time = more patients = more money.
The webcomic...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 9th September 2022, 06:59 AM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 111,950
Posted By Armitage72
For some, it's not about what they have. It's...

For some, it's not about what they have. It's about what the wrong people have, whether it's the wrong race, wrong religion, wrong political views, wrong sexual orientation, etc.
Everything is a...
Forum: USA Politics 9th September 2022, 06:38 AM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 62,063
Posted By Armitage72
This is our future now. Whenever a prominent...

This is our future now. Whenever a prominent Republican loses an election they'll start shouting fraud, demanding investigations, launching lawsuits, etc.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 6th September 2022, 06:51 AM
Replies: 300
Views: 6,908
Posted By Armitage72
Don't forget "Get Woke, Go Broke", often directed...

Don't forget "Get Woke, Go Broke", often directed at companies like Marvel/Disney, who have the nerve to create movies and TV shows with stars who aren't straight white men, obviously condemning them...
Forum: USA Politics 4th September 2022, 01:48 PM
Replies: 2,241
Views: 113,649
Posted By Armitage72
Shipping and Processing, maybe.

Shipping and Processing, maybe.
Forum: USA Politics 31st August 2022, 09:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,094
Posted By Armitage72
I suppose they could also let him go to Cuba. A...

I suppose they could also let him go to Cuba. A very specific part of Cuba, of course.
Forum: Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories 31st August 2022, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1,176
Views: 197,081
Posted By Armitage72
And if nothing happens he can claim that the evil...

And if nothing happens he can claim that the evil plans were cancelled because he heroically brought them to the public's attention. We saw that from other conspiracy theorists when they were...
Forum: USA Politics 31st August 2022, 06:46 AM
Replies: 2,974
Views: 85,759
Posted By Armitage72
Any True American™ should bend over backwards...

Any True American™ should bend over backwards doing everything in their power to protect God-Emperor Trump while kissing his pasty bloated posterior. Anyone who doesn't is obviously "biased".
Forum: USA Politics 30th August 2022, 10:30 AM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 62,063
Posted By Armitage72
There was an episode of "The John Laroquette...

There was an episode of "The John Laroquette Show" back in 1993 in which the bus station where his character worked was sued after he refused to rent a bus to a group of Nazis who were planning a big...
Forum: USA Politics 28th August 2022, 06:34 PM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 62,063
Posted By Armitage72
It reminds me of 2012, when Mitt Romney advised...

It reminds me of 2012, when Mitt Romney advised students who want to start their own business to just borrow the necessary money from their parents.
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 26th August 2022, 10:25 AM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 111,950
Posted By Armitage72
There was a guy I knew in high school, a year...

There was a guy I knew in high school, a year ahead of me, who was planning to become a police officer after he graduated. A drug dealing arrest he had after graduation prevented that, and he's...
Forum: USA Politics 26th August 2022, 05:49 AM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 62,063
Posted By Armitage72
Insert obvious joke about why they want there to...

Insert obvious joke about why they want there to be more children in the world.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 25th August 2022, 08:41 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,614
Posted By Armitage72
I have that in an old "Year's Best Science...

I have that in an old "Year's Best Science Fiction" anthology. The problem I remember is that at the point at which the story takes place a crowd gathers every year to see him briefly appear and...
Forum: USA Politics 25th August 2022, 07:38 AM
Replies: 2,217
Views: 169,159
Posted By Armitage72
I'm not defending Trump by any stretch of the...

I'm not defending Trump by any stretch of the imagination, but this same argument was made against President Obama by his critics. Everyone's academic records are sealed under the Family Educational...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 25th August 2022, 06:59 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,614
Posted By Armitage72
There's a joke about a time traveler meeting a...

There's a joke about a time traveler meeting a young Hitler in a Vienna bar in 1908. The punchline is something like

Hitler: "You know what I really hate?"
Traveler: Let me guess, Jews?"...
Forum: USA Politics 24th August 2022, 01:03 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 8,953
Posted By Armitage72
Trying to teach children that gay people are...

Trying to teach children that gay people are human beings worthy of rights and respect?
Forum: USA Politics 23rd August 2022, 10:35 AM
Replies: 1,185
Views: 62,063
Posted By Armitage72
The entire city of Portland was in flames. ...

The entire city of Portland was in flames. Didn't you watch the Fox News?
Forum: History, Literature, and the Arts 23rd August 2022, 10:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 492
Posted By Armitage72
Let's see if this links works. Location at...

Let's see if this links works.

Location at Google Maps ...
Forum: Non-USA & General Politics 23rd August 2022, 08:55 AM
Replies: 138
Views: 4,064
Posted By Armitage72
Maybe someone at the party was a Fallout: New...

Maybe someone at the party was a Fallout: New Vegas (https://fallout.fandom.com/wiki/Powder_Gangers) fan.
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 23rd August 2022, 07:44 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,614
Posted By Armitage72
I don't think I've seen the episode since it...

I don't think I've seen the episode since it originally aired, but looking at summaries online I'm seeing references to Zathras bringing the Triluminaries and the chrysalis machine from Epsilon III...
Forum: Social Issues & Current Events 23rd August 2022, 05:59 AM
Replies: 1,548
Views: 111,950
Posted By Armitage72
It's on CNN's website. Not on the front page...

It's on CNN's website. Not on the front page right now though.

Video (https://www.cnn.com/videos/us/2022/08/22/arkansas-police-suspended-violent-encounter-jimenez-pkg-new-day-vpx.cnn)

Story...
Forum: Science, Mathematics, Medicine, and Technology 23rd August 2022, 05:49 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 2,614
Posted By Armitage72
Ontological paradoxes are fairly common in...

Ontological paradoxes are fairly common in science fiction. The protagonist in "All You Zombies" and the movie adaptation "Predestination", the notebook in "By His Bootstraps", Captain Kirk's...
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