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The manhattan madam may have named her child after me. I've had nowhere relevant to post that before now. Thank you for this thread. [more]
favorited 11 times, recently by RedOrGreen, ceejaytee, pxe2000, mumimor, Surely This, en forme de poire, SecretAgentSockpuppet, thebrokedown, Ray Walston, Luck Dragon, rhizome, a box and a stick and a string and a bear
MeFi comment - 22 hours ago

Wow. This clip of a helicopter landing in Parliament Square looks like something from a dystopian thriller. (Or "life," as the kids say today.) How dystopian can a helicopter be—Oh. That looks like Half Life 2. [more]
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MeFi comment - 8 days ago


Flustered "harmless and good-hearted" forgetful old man is not a good look for a press conference if you are the Attorney General of the US. The fact that he looks like a baby is kind of disarming though. This is called the… [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

A lot of my twitter feed is press and political twitter so even unheard of things get a lot of discussion so seeing Felicia Day say this was unexpectedly chilling When people threw around "fascism" during the election I didn't fully… [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by Recliner of Rage, rainydayfilms, INFJ, corb, Gelatin, ZeusHumms
MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

Tucker Carlson debating an actor is like the platonic ideal of Fake News right? Like none more fake. Like "we are literally faking this thing right in front of your eyes and telling you it is real". Like "if the moon landing was faked… [more]
favorited 15 times, recently by Proofs and Refutations, Fiberoptic Zebroid and The Hypnagogic Jerks, bq, prefpara, Cremcraw, chainlinkspiral, FelliniBlank, Freon, OnceUponATime, darkstar, Buntix, jedicus, Superplin, XMLicious, tobascodagama
MeFi comment - Last month

I think journalists never say "lie" because that implies knowing intent, which you can't. [more]
favorited 12 times, recently by WalkingAround, Ducks or monkeys, faceplantingcheetah, mazola, Heretic, bunderful, The corpse in the library, Hypatia, FireFountain, Pendragon, Artw, pxe2000
MeFi comment - Last month


I don't recall him ever calling out ABC or CBS by name before, that feels like a whole new thing. [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month


Elijah Cummings isn't being particularly charming but I'm seeing a lot of pull quotes of "Flynn was secretly communicating with Russian officials at the same time that Russia was attacking our democracy.” which is a nice thing to get out there. [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

Im all for tax returns but...would he have reported any illegal Russian money? Not to say that he wouldn't have some traceable stuff, but if you're committing treason it seems silly to report it annually. [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by blueberry, SecretAgentSockpuppet, Silverstone, DevilsAdvocate, LizBoBiz, slmorri
MeFi comment - Last month

This looks like it could be a big deal. National security adviser Flynn discussed sanctions with Russian ambassador, despite denials, officials say [more]
favorited 40 times, recently by zoinks, sallybrown, missmerrymack, box, free f_ cat, Fiberoptic Zebroid and The Hypnagogic Jerks, getting_back_on_track, rmannion, petebest, leotrotsky
MeFi comment - Last month

Spicer is saying there's been a complete legal review of what Flynn said on the phone calls. That feels like it's just baiting releasing the transcripts. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by FelliniBlank, jason_steakums, Yowser
MeFi comment - Last month


A senior Trump administration official said that the White House was aware of the matter, adding that “we’ve been working on this for weeks.” I can't make sense of what this part could really mean. [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by gerstle, sebastienbailard, murphy slaw, steady-state strawberry, sperose
MeFi comment - Last month

I can't tell if its good that Flynn is staying on, thus making it clear whos tied to whom, or terrible because what if there ISN'T anybody with the power to do anything? [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Mavri, sporkwort
MeFi comment - Last month

Trump offers to `destroy' a Texas senator to help Rockwall sheriff : At a meeting this morning with sheriffs from around the country, Sheriff Harold Eavenson complained about a state senator for getting in the way of some measures he felt would be… [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

Trump doesn't know if a strong dollar is better than a weak dollar so he calls Flynn at 3am [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

HuffPo reporter says POTUS is heading to Dover Air Force Base to receive soldiers body Of course, he does it as an "undisclosed location" so we all talk about it. I've heard some people say he's great at marketing and production, but… [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

I'm at JFK and have to leave soon and this will the happiest I've ever been taking the airtrain. [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

Why are the FBI and CIA taking so long on Russia. Please? Any time now. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Spicer keeps saying we're on Day 2. This is an alternative fact because we're on day 5. Five long days. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Cops are no longer letting people onto airtrain at Jamaica station unless ticketed [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I read this as OMG SOMEONE PLEASE JUST START HAMMERING THEM. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

There's a theory posited by Louise Mensch that Comey is a good guy. It's got a bit too many "what-if"s for me to fully comprehend though. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

COME. THE. FUCK. ON. INVESTIGATION. You're letting time run out. What the fuck are you doing? [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Ahem. Sorry. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Is this the Tom Arnold video that he has been promising? My constant twitter refreshing has led me to this part of the internet. I must say that Tom Arnold is being surprisingly confident but also funny and charming. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Trumps first visit overseas will be to Russia, according to British Offcials in the the Sunday Times [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Well this looks interesting. AP Source: Trump aide in frequent contact with Russia envoy A senior U.S. official says the Obama administration is aware of frequent contacts between President-elect Donald Trump's top national security adviser and… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I kept thinking that maybe Obama was playing a long game, that something would happen Jan 19th or so. But this quote on CNN from Biden about how he reacted at that briefing implies not. Biden's office confirmed that the vice president said he and… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

So this is the end of the world huh? [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I really wonder what it's like for Hillary right now. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I've been extremely pessimistic but...The way the FISA info is coming out now feels...like an avalanche. I know nothing and I can be wrong but it feels like everyone just decided to put it all out there and the framing feels a lot less "innocent… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I'd love for democrats to freak out and filibuster and act like this is the fucking emergency it is, but will they? [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Once upon a time, this phrasing would have been very funny here. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Where are the adults? [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

This very interesting article about how the Trump campaign possibly targeted low information voters might not make a difference, except in describing methodology, but it did lead me to a wonderful term to describe something we've seen happening a… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I'm with Krinklyfig. There's always a controversy and his tweets are always outrageous. [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

District 12? A little on the nose there, 2016 [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

I'd never thought about how that saying that "the power in the relationship goes to whoever cares less" really applies here. The republicans just don't care about shutting down the government, about a possible Manchurian candidate and… [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

This is our political parties in a nutshell - Republicans are so disciplined and fall into lock step with each other when the time comes, and Democrats make empty futile gestures and flail around Thank you for saying this in better words than I've… [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

If he's threatening people to vote for him, maybe that will make some of them think maybe they shouldn't? [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

and David Yankovich is saying Obama press conference tomorrow will be the biggest event in American history... If he does what it's looking like. I'd watch. [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

It did seem to break at the same time as the "orderly transition is not possible info" [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

Those lucky people. [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

But I thought people gave a shit about, y'know, actually being able to do the job. As mentioned above: experience equals taint in this storyline. But also, how would, say, a low information voter judge competence? Trump has an… [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 months ago

The King sang his song to Pence. What are you going to do now that you have to lead & every1 hates you. Every1 burst into applause #Hamilton [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 months ago

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