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are we still doing 'real' tags? because believe it or not, this is real Regret to inform that "real" died on November 8, 2016, after a long illness. [more]
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God damn it, we should've let these fuckers go when we had the chance. How Trump and the GOP will try to turn the entire country into DixieHave you ever wondered what it would be like to live in Mississippi or Alabama? Well if the GOP has its way,… [more]
favorited 10 times, recently by witchen, mumimor, acb, cass, the man of twists and turns, rabbitrabbit, wenestvedt, Fish, fish, are you doing your duty?, jason_steakums, lord_wolf
MeFi comment - 31 minutes ago

"Zero G, and I feel fine." -- John Glenn's first words on becoming weightless upon reaching orbit I'm not even sad. He'd been married to Annie, his childhood sweetheart, since 1943 and they met when they were toddlers. They had two kids… [more]
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MeFi comment - 39 minutes ago

I don't know who these people are meeting with Trump, but they all have the same heads. Blue Man Group's day job. [more]
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MeFi comment - An hour ago

Even the names of the four Ministries by which we are governed exhibit a sort of impudence in their deliberate reversal of the facts. The Ministry of Peace concerns itself with war, the Ministry of Truth with lies, the Ministry of Love with torture… [more]
favorited 15 times, recently by witchen, Surely This, en forme de poire, kelborel, avalonian, a box and a stick and a string and a bear, quonsar II: smock fishpants and the temple of foon, rainydayfilms, glitter, Superplin, sleepy psychonaut, sporkwort, mordax, rhizome, corb
MeFi comment - An hour ago

What's exhausting, and terrifying, is that Barack Obama is still the president right now Will this be the biggest drop-off from great president to shit president? Worse than Lincoln -> Johnson? Worse than Clinton -> Bush? [more]
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MeFi comment - An hour ago

Wait, Boeing pledged the Million before the kerfuffle? That's preposterous! That'd be like a presidential candidate bribing a state attorney general to drop a fraud investigation. The American people would never stand for such perfidy! [more]
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MeFi comment - An hour ago

10 Crucial Decisions That Reshaped AmericaTogether, these choices, combined with lightning flashes of luck and happenstance, added up to the biggest surprise in a year of shocks. Here, then, are 10 decisions that defined the 2016 campaign—and changed… [more]
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MeFi comment - An hour ago

Surprise! Obamacare Repeal Includes a Stealth Tax Cut for Top EarnersRepublican plans to repeal the Affordable Care Act without a replacement — which health care policy experts predict could cost 30 million people their health insurance — will also… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 ¾ hours ago

one word: macarena [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 ½ hours ago

17 Americans were killed in the Battle of Guam. 52 killed Americans were killed in the Battle of Wake Island. 68 British troops were killed in the Invasion of Malaya. 2,403 Americans were killed at Pearl Harbor. ~5,000 British troops were… [more]
favorited 8 times, recently by witchen, Blue Genie
MeFi comment - 4 ½ hours ago

Let's celebrate the few real wins and learn from them rather than dwelling on schadenfreude. One awful person doing awful things to another awful person is not a win. If schadenfreude's wrong I don't wanna be right. [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by kelborel, tonycpsu, ActingTheGoat, en forme de poire, great_radio, Burhanistan
MeFi comment - 4 ¾ hours ago

As far as I can tell his palate is very unsophisticated and stuck somewhere around the 60's. It's not just his palate; his whole mindset is outdated. The only famous generals he knows are Patton (World War II) and MacArthur (World War II… [more]
favorited 22 times, recently by witchen, Recliner of Rage, Surely This, ob1quixote, palomar, hydropsyche, Dorinda, mumimor, supercrayon
MeFi comment - 4 ¾ hours ago

Mine's this. Facebook won't let me set it as my permanent mood emoji. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 ¾ hours ago

Great piece by James Fallows in The Atlantic: Despair and Hope in Trump’s AmericaAnd now we have Donald Trump. We have small-town inland America—the culture I think of myself as being from—being credited or blamed for making a man like this the 45th… [more]
favorited 27 times, recently by kelborel, The Great Big Mulp, gatorae, kms, homunculus, gamera, joedan, Rainbo Vagrant, christopherious, p3t3, photo guy, camneely, worldswalker, angrycat, chris24, rory, zenzicube, Superplin, melissasaurus, mothershock, sporkwort, T.D. Strange, tonycpsu, Candleman, quonsar II: smock fishpants and the temple of foon, kingless, The Card Cheat
MeFi comment - 6 ¾ hours ago

How Umberto Eco Tagged Today’s Fascists: Daily Beast summary of Umberto Eco's 1995 essay on Ur-Fascism.The cult of tradition, the idea that a revealed truth at some earlier historical moment “has been spelled out once and for all, and we can only… [more]
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MeFi comment - 10 hours ago

first man in space would be how this question was phrased First free man in space according to The Right Stuff. Annie Glenn dodging press in The Right Stuff Gladiolas! Mary Jo Deschanel played her in The Right Stuff… [more]
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MeFi comment - 11 hours ago

'They used to call it "Man of the Year" but they can’t do that anymore — they want to be politically correct, that’s OK,' he said. @realDonaldTrumpOur wonderful future V.P. Mike Pence was harassed last night at the theater by the… [more]
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MeFi comment - 18 hours ago

He could be the manliest man who ever manned except for maybe Chuck Yeager, who broke the sound barrier with broken ribs and whose face was on fire after he lost control of his NF-104, which was an F-104 with a rocket engine mounted over the tailpipe,… [more]
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MeFi comment - 21 hours ago

Cuts will touch a wide swath of government programs. They include health care for the poor, suicide prevention, the State Police crime laboratory, literacy programs, state parks, and the Bureau of Substance Abuse Services. And the King will… [more]
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MeFi comment - 22 hours ago

"athwart"? sexy. [more]
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MeFi comment - Yesterday

And, as Eco added in a footnote, 'possibly involving pizza for some reason.' He was Italian. [more]
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MeFi comment - Yesterday

Do not speak evil about the ruler of your people. Exodus 22:28, quoted in Acts 23:5The President is merely the most important among a large number of public servants. He should be supported or opposed exactly to the degree which is warranted… [more]
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MeFi comment - Yesterday

Senate Dems to GOP: You're Sure Not Acting Like You Need UsDemocrats said that they would be willing to sit down and hash out plans to get the Obamacare marketplace working better, but at the moment, Republicans appear to be set on a strategy that… [more]
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MeFi comment - Yesterday

OK, I'm convinced. This alternate timeline where Trump won would be a total nightmare. Now how do I get back to the real timeline? [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 days ago

I henceforth resolve to spend the next 4 years responding to 'Merry Christmas' from strangers with 'Io Saturnalia!' in a really overwrought accent. Regret to inform the correct response is "Heil Trump!" [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 days ago

GOP Forces Dems to Allow Rushed-Mattis Waiver or Risk ShutdownUnder current law, the Department of Defense cannot be run by an individual who has served in the military in the last seven years. The waiver would allow Mattis to serve in that role even… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 days ago

Inorganic Germanic titanic volcanic Satanic panic [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 days ago

"I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat." Will Rogers [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 days ago

Rogue electors brief Clinton camp on anti-Trump planTrump won the popular vote in states that constitute 306 electors — easily above the 270-vote threshold he needs to become president if all Republican electors support him. That’s why anti-Trump… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 days ago

That's a POTY thread, this is the POTTY thread. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 days ago

MetaFilter: a lot of people eat up this kind of penny-ante bullshit. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 days ago

Paul Ryan already benefited from the Social Security fund he now wants to gutFrom the age of 16, when his 55-year-old father died of a heart attack, until he was 18, Ryan received Social Security payments, which, according to a lengthy profile in WI… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 days ago

Tracking how many key positions Trump has filled so farThe Post and Partnership for Public Service, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, are tracking these 662 executive branch appointments through the nomination process. These positions include… [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 days ago

Repeal and...eventually...replace. GOP leaders aim to pass ObamaCare repeal by inaugurationHouse and Senate budget leaders are teeing up a vote to repeal most of ObamaCare by Jan. 20, according to multiple sources. The leaders of the House… [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 days ago

Y'know, I'm starting to think Trump is kind of a dick. [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 days ago

Could we please stop using "SS" for the Secret Service? ""SS" has some unpleasant connotations. [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 days ago

Lee Atwater on dog-whistling: You start out in 1954 by saying, “Nigger, nigger, nigger.” By 1968 you can’t say “nigger”—that hurts you, backfires. So you say stuff like, uh, forced busing, states’ rights, and all that stuff, and you’re getting so… [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 days ago

The things I will accomplish today are 'not literally crying in front of conservative coworkers' and 'hopefully eating at least twice' I work at home, so I don't have to worry about crying in front of coworkers (still try not to cry tho). I… [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 days ago

WaPo Many Trump supporters willing to let him pick and choose what promises to fulfillTerry said he has no problem with Trump’s pick for treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, a former Goldman Sachs executive and Hollywood producer who co-founded… [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

I can take comfort, I guess, in the knowledge that in another decade nobody will remember a blessed thing about the Trump years either. Pro: that's true. Con: because we'll all be dead. Sad! [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

The President is merely the most important among a large number of public servants. He should be supported or opposed exactly to the degree which is warranted by his good conduct or bad conduct, his efficiency or inefficiency in rendering loyal, able,… [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

In nearly every swing state, voters preferred Hillary Clinton on the economyIn nearly every state, Clinton did better (and Trump worse) with voters worried about the economy than with the overall pool of voters. (Notice how the blue slices in the… [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

Also, it would be bribery, which is illegal. In fact it's one of the 'high Crimes and Misdemeanors' mentioned in the US constitution. What if we just make a donation to the Trump Foundation? [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

The most worrying thing IMO is the scramble of Iran war-hawks in Trump tower. James Mattis’ 33-Year Grudge Against IranIn fact, Mattis’ anti-Iran animus is so intense that it led President Barack Obama to replace him as Centcom commander… [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

Hills: smart enough to have millions of illegal voters, not smart enough to have them vote in the right places. [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

Babies and BathwaterSo much of the response from Dems in post-mortems seems like they are treating a problem that didn’t occur. Democrats won the popular vote (by what looks like it will be millions of votes) and would have won control of the House… [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

Trump Says He Doesn’t Want Military Interventions. So Did Bush.Like George W. Bush 16 years ago, Donald Trump will take office having promised both a larger defense budget and a more-restrained attitude toward the use of military force. Like Bush,… [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 days ago

Walk up to him with it and ask for an autograph. Pair it with a copy of Romney's No Apology book. Hardcovers available from $0.01! And the title of Romney's book is a reference to Obama's mythical "apology tour." Trump's not the… [more]
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MeFi comment - 5 days ago

Does Pence have Trump's phone number? Can he like, call him or something? According to Kellyanne Conway the best way to communicate with him is to go on TV. [more]
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MeFi comment - 5 days ago

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