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Old 14th January 2021, 09:26 AM   #1161
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Originally Posted by shemp View Post
Yeah after about 40 seconds he suddenly ratchets it up to the "Wait, WHAT???" level. And it goes on for ten minutes. There was a time when people like this were put into institutions. Maybe that wasn't such a bad idea.
Yes, I do wonder how many are mentally ill. They certainly show disordered thinking.
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Old 14th January 2021, 09:28 AM   #1162
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Originally Posted by Meadmaker View Post
All he did was take the Air Force Space Command, and reorganize the chain of command a bit. It was probably a good idea, but it was hardly a major accomplishment.


Pretty much par for the course. As much shouting as he did about NAFTA becoming the USMCA, it really didn't change all that much, and a lot of the biggest changes were actually in Canada's and Mexico's favor. I think the biggest concession that Trump got was slightly greater access to the Canadian milk market, which we had already agreed to in the TPP deal that Trump pulled out of.
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Old 14th January 2021, 09:30 AM   #1163
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Originally Posted by jimbob View Post
Yes, I do wonder how many are mentally ill. They certainly show disordered thinking.

I'm increasingly of the opinion that a whole lot of people literally went insane after 9/11, and that this was never properly recognized and dealt with. Twenty years on, we have guys like this, who have lived most of their lives in a literally insane world, surrounded by insane people, thinking the insanity was just normal.
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Old 14th January 2021, 09:32 AM   #1164
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We've spent 30+ years letting the internet destroy every possible intellectual standard, method of distributing information, and way of arguing a point.

Sane, crazy... that distinction is pointless in a post-fact world.
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Old 14th January 2021, 09:35 AM   #1165
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Is this my annual reminder to tell people to watch HyperNormalisationWP?
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Old 14th January 2021, 09:36 AM   #1166
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Originally Posted by Darat View Post
Tsk... you haven’t been keeping up with the latest technology... Trump will be using a particle beam....
“...It fiddles with the screen itself injecting a state of the art particle beam to override the screen and project new content.”
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And that appears to be a serious answer.....
Sounds like they just finished watching Wonder Woman 84

ETA: Ninja'd! That's what I get for not reading the thread to the end.

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Old 14th January 2021, 09:42 AM   #1167
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Originally Posted by Delvo View Post
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I'm not sure why they keep specifying "Space Force", though. It seems to be equally associated with all of our military branches.
Space Force are responsible for the satellites.
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Old 14th January 2021, 10:33 AM   #1168
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Originally Posted by Darat View Post
One thing they were right about - the media di stop having Covid as the number one story!
I was going to say that they were wrong but maybe I misunderstood. I thought that they were saying after the election it would be gone; but, in fact, they meant that after the "election"* it would be gone.

* The "election" happening on the 6th of January, according to Trump**.
** Of course, daily deaths are higher than ever so I suppose that we mean coverage of Covid-19.
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Old 14th January 2021, 10:39 AM   #1169
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Originally Posted by Meadmaker View Post
...snip

All he did was take the Air Force Space Command, and reorganize the chain of command a bit. It was probably a good idea, but it was hardly a major accomplishment.

...snip
And moved it from an Air Force base in Colorado to an Army Arsenal in Alabama.
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Old 14th January 2021, 10:55 AM   #1170
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I'm glad it wasn't me had to go interview this 'suspect'...
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Old 14th January 2021, 12:08 PM   #1171
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Originally Posted by SteveAitch View Post
I'm glad it wasn't me had to go interview this 'suspect'...

A Trump backer who promoted the Jade Helm conspiracy theory, so not completely ridiculous.
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Old 14th January 2021, 01:04 PM   #1172
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They're not all there

See how far you can watch this interview with the Q-Anon shaman, before giving up. I made about 40 seconds. He starts with moderately conventional conspiracies (yada yada world bank yada yada and then... um... what the no-longer updated crank.net website would have classed as illucid

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I tried to watch that, too. I expected far-right rhetoric, but when he mentioned MKULTRA, I knew what I was in for.
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Old 14th January 2021, 01:36 PM   #1173
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Probably more in keeping with the Trump brand
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Old 14th January 2021, 01:49 PM   #1174
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Originally Posted by Meadmaker View Post
I was listening the other day to some yapper give a list of Donald Trump's accomplishments, and Space Force was way up high on the list. Trump himself has bragged about it. I think the MAGAs somehow really believe that the establishment of Space Force was a truly magnificent accomplishment, so they would want to include that as part of their bragging at every turn.


All he did was take the Air Force Space Command, and reorganize the chain of command a bit. It was probably a good idea, but it was hardly a major accomplishment.


A clown like the one who gave us that prediction about using GBS would no doubt attribute it's amazing abilities as one of Trump's superpowers.
It wasn't even his idea...it was being tossed around as a possibility back in the late 90's and throughout my whole 12 year career in AFRES (mostly during Clinton admin). It came up again under the Obama administration.

Not that taking credit for someone else's accomplishments is a new thing, but Trump was able to take advantage of the low intelligence and level of education of his supporters to take it to a whole new level.
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Old 14th January 2021, 01:58 PM   #1175
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It wasn't even his idea...it was being tossed around as a possibility back in the late 90's and throughout my whole 12 year career in AFRES (mostly during Clinton admin). It came up again under the Obama administration.

Not that taking credit for someone else's accomplishments is a new thing, but Trump was able to take advantage of the low intelligence and level of education of his supporters to take it to a whole new level.
And yet with all the supposed media savvy they failed to lock down the brand name and lost the trademark to Netflix.
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Old 14th January 2021, 02:07 PM   #1176
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And yet with all the supposed media savvy they failed to lock down the brand name and lost the trademark to Netflix.
Space Force on Netflix is hilarious BTW. I'm hoping there is another season.
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Old 14th January 2021, 02:10 PM   #1177
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I think someone watched Wonder Woman 1984 and thought it was a documentary.
I think "Captain America:Winter Solider" was a better reference.
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Old 14th January 2021, 02:40 PM   #1178
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I see a Houston police officer with 18 years on the job resigned from the force. He posted a selfie of himself storming the Capitol.

2 other police officers were arrested and more than a dozen others are under investigation. From what I can see, I bet a minimum of 20 police officers are going down.
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Old 14th January 2021, 03:35 PM   #1179
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If Trump was genuinely concerned about stopping further violence, he'd acknowledge he lost the election to Biden.
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Old 14th January 2021, 03:47 PM   #1180
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If Trump was genuinely concerned about stopping further violence....


Sorry, I couldn't get beyond Trump being concerned about anything but himself.

Lots of people dying of Covid-19... Is he concerned? I guess it depends on what effect it has on his polling numbers/ratings...

Climate Change? Does it matter if he is not around when the worst effects hit? No.

Political violence? It depends...is there a chance it could keep him in the White House? If so he'll be all for it.

That is the sum total of his concerns. How does it personally affect him? And he probably thinks it is the sum total of what everyone else cares about to the extent he cares about them.
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FBI director just said a massive increase in traffic on the Dark Web and right wing websites over the past tow days has them very concerned.
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Old 14th January 2021, 03:56 PM   #1182
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BTW the moron with the Confederate FLag has been arrested.
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Old 14th January 2021, 03:58 PM   #1183
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FBI director just said a massive increase in traffic on the Dark Web and right wing websites over the past tow days has them very concerned.
Link? Search did not find anything.
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Old 14th January 2021, 04:15 PM   #1184
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FBI director just said a massive increase in traffic on the Dark Web and right wing websites over the past tow days has them very concerned.
I'd like to see a link for this as well.
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Link to FBI Warning story:


https://thehill.com/policy/national-...-chatter-about
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And Sacramento, my home town, will be a mirror of DC
Governor Newsom has called up 1000 National GUardsmen to deploy, and the California Highway Patrol (which has protection of State Public BUidlings among it's duties) has denied a permit for a Stop the Steal protest at the Capitol on the 20th.RUmors theat the whole Capitol Mall wiill be shut off.That will pretty much shut down Central Saramento.
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And Sacramento, my home town, will be a mirror of DC
Governor Newsom has called up 1000 National GUardsmen to deploy, and the California Highway Patrol (which has protection of State Public BUidlings among it's duties) has denied a permit for a Stop the Steal protest at the Capitol on the 20th.RUmors theat the whole Capitol Mall wiill be shut off.That will pretty much shut down Central Saramento.
Do you consider this good news or bad?
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Do you consider this good news or bad?
Good news in sense it is more secured.
Bad in sense it is needed at all.
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Originally Posted by Mader Levap View Post
Good news in sense it is more secured.
Bad in sense it is needed at all.
I'm curious from dud since he lives very close to the action.
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Do you consider this good news or bad?
It's in the "It has to be done" rathen then "good" category.
I live in Arden Arcade so I should be out of the trouble zone..The American River is between me and Downtown Sac where the fun will be...
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It's in the "It has to be done" rathen then "good" category.
I live in Arden Arcade so I should be out of the trouble zone..The American River is between me and Downtown Sac where the fun will be...
Fair enough. Sounds like you're kind of close to Raging Waters.
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Well, Shaman's defense is basically, "I walked through an open door." I don't know if it can even be established that the "revolutionaries" received a warning to disperse. Obviously this guy, and that Elizabeth chick, knew they were storming Congress but seem unable to grasp that it was a poor choice. And Shaman was carrying a ******* spear.



The zip-tie retired AF Lt. Col. claims he found the zip-ties on the floor. Right. Kudos to Trump for normalizing "lying your ass off 24/7 and getting away with it."



You know their defense is going to be, "I was too stupid to know better." I'm dismayed at how entitled these idiots are.
Thats not gonna fly if they find flex-cuffs on his credit card orders, along with half that tactical gear.
He wasn't dickin' around either. A review of his kit shows some serious operater choices, not like militia LARPers.
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Fair enough. Sounds like you're kind of close to Raging Waters.
About a mile away.
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Yes, I do wonder how many are mentally ill. They certainly show disordered thinking.
I think studies would show a direct correlation between those attending Trump rallies and mental illness and/or IQs below 100. I'm only half joking.
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I think studies would show a direct correlation between those attending Trump rallies and mental illness and/or IQs below 100. I'm only half joking.
It's not about intelligence. It's about bias, tribalism and cognitive dissonance.

It's far harder to get people to change their mind than it is to persuade them before they have made a decision. These people have been sold. And they have reinforced their position by finding other sold people. They thought their guy won again because Trump took an early lead and when it flipped they didn't want to believe it. Then Trump mounted his disinformation campaign and they jumped at the opportunity to believe they were cheated.

There is little you can say to them. They have their minds made up.
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I was part of the security team on a Ticonderoga Class guided missile cruiser in the Navy. You never realize how many places you could had something in a space exist until you have to be the one to go "I declare this space safe for reentry."
Thats why I'm either impressed, or startled, that they let Congress back in that night.
Nearly 500 offices and who knows how many halls, lobbies, waiting rooms etc that up the total "room" count.
Yeah... it's a biiiig building.
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Old 14th January 2021, 08:32 PM   #1197
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Originally Posted by Upchurch View Post
I went about 7 minutes. It's a shirtless clown wearing buffalo horns and face paint. At that point, it's poorly written entertainment. I only stopped when I did because I felt he was becoming repetitive.
If it's the interview I saw a few days ago, you may have missed the real crazy. He goes off about alt dark energy bands and that's why only he and the enlightened can see the evil-doers among us. Really.
Its right near the end.
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Originally Posted by Wudang View Post
"Is Space Force in the room with us now?"
ďIs Space Force your girlfriend?Ē
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
It's in the "It has to be done" rathen then "good" category.
I live in Arden Arcade so I should be out of the trouble zone..The American River is between me and Downtown Sac where the fun will be...
Hmmm... Arden Mall food court for dinner returning to the Bay Area on ski club Tahoe day trips.
I should add that to the "Childhood food memories best forgotten" thread.

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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
BTW the moron with the Confederate FLag has been arrested.
You call him a moron - but he's REALLY the greatest general ever fielded by the Army of the Confederate States of America! Lee, Jackson, Forrest - none of them every strode the halls of the capitol with that flag.

Albeit, this guy's a bit late to the war....
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