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Old 12th July 2022, 12:59 PM   #81
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MTG attended a White House meeting that discussed the Eastman plan to overthrow the election.
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Old 12th July 2022, 01:05 PM   #82
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MTG attended a White House meeting that discussed the Eastman plan to overthrow the election.
Let me see if I can conjure up some surprise.




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Old 13th July 2022, 01:27 PM   #83
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From rights being fragrantly violated, the gazpacho police, and a peach tree dish, her latest is people were "stroking fear and paranoia".

The mushrooms growing in my lawn have been brainpower that MTG.
Never underestimate the mushrooms in your lawn.

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Old 13th July 2022, 02:05 PM   #84
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Never underestimate the mushrooms in your lawn.

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After reading the last line of my post, I think you're right.
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Old 13th July 2022, 02:27 PM   #85
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MTG never fails to deliver:

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Raskin was a editor of the Harvard Law Review when at Harvard Law School..which means he was one of the smartest law students at the best law school in America.Being apponted to the review is the highest honor a Harvard Law Student can receive.
God, he swatted her down like a fly. Talk about being overmatched....
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Old 13th July 2022, 03:58 PM   #87
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Raskin was a editor of the Harvard Law Review when at Harvard Law School..which means he was one of the smartest law students at the best law school in America.Being apponted to the review is the highest honor a Harvard Law Student can receive.
God, he swatted her down like a fly. Talk about being overmatched....
Where was she 'swatted'?

He came across as an arse, It looks to me like she had the better of him.
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Old 13th July 2022, 04:11 PM   #88
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Where was she 'swatted'?

He came across as an arse, It looks to me like she had the better of him.
Only to her die hard supporters She came off as a total idiot.
Did we see the same video?
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Only to her die hard supporters She came off as a total idiot.

Did we see the same video?
I agree with the Captain.
You're deluded if you think that short clip comes off as any better than a draw.
And doubly so if you think the MAGAts won't see it as a complete win for EmptyG.
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I could only handle listening to a short section of the Raskin-emptyg video. Marj seemed to be saying, in addition to her earlier idea about arming teachers, now we should arm the students, too. And something-something because the school psychologist doesn't have time to 'talk the shooter down.' Some totally typical nonsense.
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From rights being fragrantly violated, the gazpacho police, and a peach tree dish, her latest is people were "stroking fear and paranoia".

The mushrooms growing in my lawn have been brainpower that MTG.

Her legacy should be that some form of her name will replace that of Mrs. Malaprop.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Where was she 'swatted'?

He came across as an arse, It looks to me like she had the better of him.
If by talking over him and cutting off his answers you might be right. I skipped ahead because I too could not stand listening to her. Raskin finally cut her off then at the end, "You're not a member of the rules commission are you?"

EmptyG isn't on any committees.

Then she starts denying her positions claiming he was distorting them or something or other. I wouldn't bother to engage a person like Empty G. There's no point.

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Old 14th July 2022, 12:26 AM   #94
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I wouldn't bother to engage a person like Empty G. There's no point.

A recent issue of Skeptical Inquirer had a quote about debating creationists that applies here too.

"Debating creationists on the topic of evolution is rather like trying to play chess with a pigeon - it knocks the pieces over, craps on the board, and flies back to its flock to claim victory."
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Old 14th July 2022, 12:48 AM   #95
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Where was she 'swatted'?

He came across as an arse, It looks to me like she had the better of him.
I think Raskin considers MTG to be an idiot and an embarrassment to Congress. Her moronic blabbering about training kids to use guns and referring to the J6C as 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' only reinforced that. He had no interest in giving her a platform to spout her lunacy.

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I agree with the Captain.
You're deluded if you think that short clip comes off as any better than a draw.
And doubly so if you think the MAGAts won't see it as a complete win for EmptyG.
MAGATs would think MTG had a 'complete' win if she farted "Yankee Doodle Dandy" out her ass.
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
I think Raskin considers MTG to be an idiot and an embarrassment to Congress. Her moronic blabbering about training kids to use guns and referring to the J6C as 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' only reinforced that. He had no interest in giving her a platform to spout her lunacy.



MAGATs would think MTG had a 'complete' win if she farted "Yankee Doodle Dandy" out her ass.
I wouldn't call it a win, but you'd have to admit, it'd be an impressive feat... On America's Got Talent, maybe.
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I wouldn't call it a win, but you'd have to admit, it'd be an impressive feat... On America's Got Talent, maybe.
Nah...she's so full of stinking hot air that it would be a cinch for her.
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I agree with the Captain.
You're deluded if you think that short clip comes off as any better than a draw.
And doubly so if you think the MAGAts won't see it as a complete win for EmptyG.
Really? She came off as a total ****** .

Sure, the MAGAts will see it as supporting their illusion. They will perceive anything as supporting their illusion.

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Originally Posted by MRC_Hans View Post
Really? She came off as a total ****** .



Sure, the MAGAts will see it as supporting their illusion. They will perceive anything as supporting their illusion.



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I should have trimmed the Captain's post down to the first sentence, which is what I was agreeing with.
IMO...
Neither got the better of the other, she certainly wasn't "swatted down", and yes, with her typical blather she comes off as an idiot (no dear, a fetus is not a baby, a child or a person).

Being bested would have resulted in her just shutting up (is that even possible)... so her just jabbering over any questioning will definitely be seen as a win to her fans.
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Originally Posted by Jim_MDP View Post
I should have trimmed the Captain's post down to the first sentence, which is what I was agreeing with.
IMO...
Neither got the better of the other, she certainly wasn't "swatted down", and yes, with her typical blather she comes off as an idiot (no dear, a fetus is not a baby, a child or a person).

Being bested would have resulted in her just shutting up (is that even possible)... so her just jabbering over any questioning will definitely be seen as a win to her fans.
She's too stupid to know when she's been bested. It's why she never shuts up.
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She's too stupid to know when she's been bested. It's why she never shuts up.
As long as the loudest noise in the room is coming from her, she thinks she's winning the argument.
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Marjorie Taylor Greene asks

"If Monkeypox is a sexually transmitted disease, why are kids getting it?"

https://twitter.com/RepMTG/status/1550969674778775552
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Marjorie Taylor Greene asks

"If Monkeypox is a sexually transmitted disease, why are kids getting it?"

https://twitter.com/RepMTG/status/1550969674778775552
Soooo close to a revelation.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Marjorie Taylor Greene asks

"If Monkeypox is a sexually transmitted disease, why are kids getting it?"

https://twitter.com/RepMTG/status/1550969674778775552
Why is she still trying so hard to convince us she's a moron? We accepted that a long time ago.
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Madge does it again. First there was the gazpacho police and peach tree dishes. Now they've 'perched' the military.

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As long as her mouth-noises get reported, she is performing the role the GOP want of her, even if she doesn't know it: Being a shiny public distraction from whatever nefarious dealings they are organising elsewhere to undermine good government.
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As long as her mouth-noises get reported, she is performing the role the GOP want of her, even if she doesn't know it: Being a shiny public distraction from whatever nefarious dealings they are organising elsewhere to undermine good government.
I disagree, she makes the party in general look bad.
And, frankly, the GOP is not that clever.
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I disagree, she makes the party in general look bad.
And, frankly, the GOP is not that clever.
I agree. I think the GOP Congresscritters would like to get rid of her altogether. That's why she's not on any committees.
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I disagree, she makes the party in general look bad.
And, frankly, the GOP is not that clever.
I think it is fortuitous, because after 1/6, the GOP knows they look bad anyway. EmptyG, Boebert and the Florida ****-wits seem to be hogging all the air-time and comments. When did you last see much about the REAL GOP criminals? They know how to cover their operations, at least.

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I agree. I think the GOP Congresscritters would like to get rid of her altogether. That's why she's not on any committees.
Of course. Which successful crooks in their right minds want such people involved in any way whatever with undermining the current government? It's the political equivalent of "Hey you little brats, go play in the traffic". And when they are no longer useful, they will be dropped instantly.
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I agree. I think the GOP Congresscritters would like to get rid of her altogether. That's why she's not on any committees.
She's not on any committees because the Dems finally got their **** in order and put their foot down. The Repugnicans had nothing to do with it.
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She's not on any committees because the Dems finally got their **** in order and put their foot down. The Repugnicans had nothing to do with it.
True. I stand corrected. McCarthy has said Madge and fellow nutcase, Paul Gosar, will be back on committees if they take the House in Nov.
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She's not on any committees because the Dems finally got their **** in order and put their foot down. The Repugnicans had nothing to do with it.
They had plenty to do with it, by simply letting the Dems take action. They could have fought for her like they did for other GOP committee members. But they did not. It was simply a case of letting their enemy do their job for them while avoiding the blame. Also, it gives EmptyG's martyr complex a boost, which means more TV outrage from her.
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True. I stand corrected. McCarthy has said Madge and fellow nutcase, Paul Gosar, will be back on committees if they take the House in Nov.
They will pick the committees they want to fail. Because these doofuses will generally act out, annoy the crap out of the Dems, make a scene, and generally disrupt the running of those committees. Then when it becomes a circus, they will shut down those committees "because they have become a circus". The GOP don't like committees when they can't control them. They prefer to just do their nefarious stuff behind closed doors.

I'm surprised some here can't see that few steps ahead in Mitch's thinking...
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MTG and Tucker were both hamming it up with Trump at the Saudi sponsored golf tournament.

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MTG and Tucker were both hamming it up with Trump at the Saudi sponsored golf tournament.

It's a good thing MTG does cross fit. I'm sure she needs the upper body strength when she shifts Trump's considerable girth to access his wedding tackle.
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Matt Gaetz may need his own thread for his stupid remarks:

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Of course, Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.), when reaching for a way to insult abortion rights activists, disparaged their looks.

Of course, when faced with criticism for his words, he felt entitled to share the photo of a teenage activist, directing his many Twitter followers to look at her.



I know I wasn’t the only woman who felt those two words roll around in her head after learning the congressman targeted 19-year-old Olivia Julianna, leading others to lob hateful words at her.

She publicly shared one message she received. It was filled with expletives and a racial slur aimed at her identity as a queer Latina. The part that can be printed in a family publication reads, “I don’t think you need to worry about anyone wanting to touch your body you fat … Here is a tip for your ‘life long’ struggle. Put the fork down and keep your face out of the dorito bag …”
But Olivia has turned Gaetz's stupidity into a win:

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After Gaetz posted her photo along with a link to a news story that told of his insults, she called on people to contribute to a fundraiser for the nonprofit Gen Z for Change. As of Friday evening, more than $1.7 million had been raised for abortion funds.
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Matt Gaetz may need his own thread for his stupid remarks:

But Olivia has turned Gaetz's stupidity into a win:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/dc-md...eenager-gaetz/
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Old 5th August 2022, 06:47 AM   #118
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Hate preacher says he wouldn’t vote for Marjorie Taylor Greene because she’s a woman (lgbtqnation.com)
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“Why are we letting women teach us?” he asked the audience, which included women. “Why are we letting women lead us? You know the Republican Party seems doomed to me because while we’re kicking on the Democrats, let’s kick on the Republicans for a minute: Most of their recent candidates are women.”
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He specifically called out Rep. Greene, who is far to the right of even most Republicans in Congress.
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“She’s a woman! She’s not gonna fix this country!” he said.

“It’s sick how many men today let women just run our country because they’re too cowardly to stand up to silly women,” he said. “We need men to stand up and say, ‘Get back in the kitchen and make me a sandwich!'”
Why do jackasses like this have a platform?
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Old 5th August 2022, 06:56 AM   #119
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Originally Posted by eerok View Post
When kooks won't kook nice.

Hate preacher says he wouldn’t vote for Marjorie Taylor Greene because she’s a woman (lgbtqnation.com)




Why do jackasses like this have a platform?
Because they have no problem attracting idiots who will give them one. And their money too of course.
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Originally Posted by eerok View Post
Why do jackasses like this have a platform?
- Because purveyors of intentionally hateful disinformation have sold otherwise good people on the idea that free speech will collapse if they are told to shut up or not given a soapboax.

- Because being a shock jockey contrarian is the new hotness in a post fact, post shame world.

- Because the internet let itself be a testing ground for perfecting trolling behavior and now it's in the wild and functionally impossible to counter.

- Because a lot of hate filled, intellectually hollow institutions and ideas are so far gone they nothing left but to **** in the salad bar just so someone will give them attention.

- It's what happens when an entire generation eats lead paint and all go into cognitive decline at the same time.
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