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  1. Thread: Tweets

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    That's quite a "news" site you got there. :lmao:

    That's quite a "news" site you got there. :lmao:
  2. Thread: Tweets

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    And maybe you guys aren't aware of the backstory,...

    And maybe you guys aren't aware of the backstory, but they were joking about the report that Pompeo told a reporter that Americans don't care about Ukraine and then challenged her to find Ukraine on...
  3. Thread: Tweets

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    Demographics can be outlined all kinds of ways....

    Demographics can be outlined all kinds of ways. "Stupid people" is a demographic.
  4. Thread: Tweets

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    I was pretty clear that I was criticizing the...

    I was pretty clear that I was criticizing the Daily Caller for transcribing "the credulous Boomer rube demo" as "America". The fact that you misunderstood that pretty well identifies your grouping.
  5. Thread: Tweets

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    Oh. That's who.

    Oh. That's who.
  6. Thread: Tweets

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    The "America, this is what CNN thinks of you..."...

    The "America, this is what CNN thinks of you..." was very shrill. And stupid. Who would fall for that?
  7. Okay, doofus.

    Okay, doofus.
  8. For one thing, Bolton dropped his plans to take...

    For one thing, Bolton dropped his plans to take it to court after it left the House. For another thing, the Senate has the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court presiding, who can make immediate rulings...
  9. Sorry. There is a fundamental difference between...

    Sorry. There is a fundamental difference between "can't" and "won't" regardless of how you spin it. The Senate can hear testimony from Bolton. If they don't, it isn't because they can't. It's because...
  10. Thread: Tweets

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    The Daily Caller think you're too stupid to...

    The Daily Caller think you're too stupid to understand what a demographic is. And, among Daily Caller's audience they're probably mostly correct. But it's not "America".
  11. That's a lot of money for a SuperBowl ad that...

    That's a lot of money for a SuperBowl ad that they have to swap out on short notice.
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    The heat map also says that 63 people have...

    The heat map also says that 63 people have recovered. 107 dead, and 63 recovered. I have doubts about how long that death rate will hold.
  13. If it's bed time and the sprinkler is running in...

    If it's bed time and the sprinkler is running in the yard, "I can't shut if off because my legs are broken" is a reason. "I don't want to shut it off because someone else should have done that...
  14. I have to wonder if Kobe's death might cast a...

    I have to wonder if Kobe's death might cast a pall over this marketing stunt. I mean, falls to his death after peanutmobile crash? That's maybe a little too close.
  15. That tweet was not from today, it was from 4 days...

    That tweet was not from today, it was from 4 days ago. My bad.
  16. The article I linked earlier, where the order was...

    The article I linked earlier, where the order was issued, was Nov. 25th.

    Then on Nov. 27th,
    Judge grants temporary reprieve delaying McGahn's testimony

    D.C. Circuit sets back-to-back...
  17. Yeah, a stay was issued.

    Yeah, a stay was issued.
  18. "So this Bolton guy who was in the room when...

    "So this Bolton guy who was in the room when stuff happened is directly contradicting Trump's defense. You think maybe we should talk to him?"

    Trumpster (with hands over ears): "LALALALALALA!...
  19. It's still in court.

    It's still in court.
  20. So I was supposed to listen for five minutes to...

    So I was supposed to listen for five minutes to get to the point you were getting at?

    It's still irrelevant. Bolton has now decided he'll testify if they subpoena him. White House assertions and...
  21. That doesn't even make sense. I'm talking about a...

    That doesn't even make sense. I'm talking about a subpoena for Bolton. Not sure how you figure that's anything to do with predetermined outcome.
  22. But it is impeachment related....

    But it is impeachment related.
  23. Abuse of power is not an impeachable offense....

    Abuse of power is not an impeachable offense. That's bold. It's like someone dared him.
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    Actually, the heat map...

    Actually, the heat map is now showing 4474 cases and 107 dead.
  25. That's not relevant. I wasn't talking about...

    That's not relevant. I wasn't talking about anyone waiving any rights in exchange for other rights.
  26. The subpoena was issued last April. And there are...

    The subpoena was issued last April. And there are more appeals to go after he loses the current one.
  27. Also, Paul Manafort was willing to go to prison....

    Also, Paul Manafort was willing to go to prison. He just wanted a court to order him to go to prison after he fought against it and exhausted every avenue of appeal.
  28. Okay, doofus.

    Okay, doofus.
  29. But what about fast track? I thought Judge...

    But what about fast track? I thought Judge Kenny's super knowledgeable fast track talk negated my ignorant point that a subpoena fight in court would take a long time.
  30. Thread: Tweets

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    Weather isn't climate. That's faith-based weather...

    Weather isn't climate. That's faith-based weather control, and that's very old and very common.
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    I went to a Chinese restaurant over the weekend...

    I went to a Chinese restaurant over the weekend and a Chinese man sneezed on me. He was drinking a Corona.
  32. How is Don McGahn's subpoena coming along?

    How is Don McGahn's subpoena coming along?
  33. JFC. What I said was that when the House was...

    JFC.

    What I said was that when the House was considering a subpoena for Bolton, Bolton said he would take that to court (contrary to what Adam claims). That is true. It was only after the...
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    It's now up to 2800 confirmed cases and 80 deaths...

    It's now up to 2800 confirmed cases and 80 deaths.

    And for some extra bad news, Chinese officials have determined that this virus is contagious during its incubation period, meaning people can...
  35. Just like shoplifters are "illegal shoppers" and...

    Just like shoplifters are "illegal shoppers" and trespassers are "illegal visitors".
  36. Pick your own number. I don't care.

    Pick your own number. I don't care.
  37. No, that is not whataboutism. You misunderstand...

    No, that is not whataboutism. You misunderstand the concept.
  38. The point is that people who do lots of fucked up...

    The point is that people who do lots of fucked up shit get a lot of negative reporting and should expect negative reporting. Trump gets bad press because Trump does a lot of fucked up shit. Trump...
  39. If you want to believe that so-called "illegal...

    If you want to believe that so-called "illegal immigrants" never, ever get pregnant and deliver babies after they've lived in the United States for a year or so, you go right ahead and believe that.
  40. Sure, because what we were talking about was...

    Sure, because what we were talking about was witnesses being questioned during the Senate impeachment trial, and here Norm is diverting from that to talk about witnesses being questioned during the...
  41. But then... So he's resolved his...

    But then...



    So he's resolved his conundrum. So let's hear him out, shall we? If there are any lingering issues of executive privilege, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is right there to...
  42. If you take the mindset that the House proceeding...

    If you take the mindset that the House proceeding is the prosecution part and the Senate proceeding is the defense part, it sort of makes sense. Like saying once the prosecutor has said "the...
  43. 50% plus or minus 50%.

    50% plus or minus 50%.
  44. Did Kenny talk about how the House Managers got...

    Did Kenny talk about how the House Managers got and presented depositions from Lewinsky, Jordan, and Blumenthal during the Senate trial in Clinton's impeachment?
  45. Enough to satisfy "often". Let's go with 20 a...

    Enough to satisfy "often". Let's go with 20 a year or more nationwide among a population of 12 million. :rolleyes:

    Is the birth control thing just a stereotype, or is that actual church doctrine?
  46. Catholics are known for having lots of babies....

    Catholics are known for having lots of babies. Something about not using birth control.
  47. I don't know. Why does that matter?

    I don't know. Why does that matter?
  48. That does not follow in any way from what I said...

    That does not follow in any way from what I said and you bolded.
  49. Are you claiming that undocumented immigrants are...

    Are you claiming that undocumented immigrants are not majority Catholic? Do you have some reason to doubt it?
  50. You know who else got negative reporting? ...

    You know who else got negative reporting?

    Jefferey Dahmer.
  51. If they had gone to court, they would still be in...

    If they had gone to court, they would still be in court today. They made a tactical choice to send it to the Senate. There is no reason the Senate cannot take witness testimony. Only excuses.
  52. You're still stuck on that? Call it a...

    You're still stuck on that?



    Call it a hunch. Immigrants from a country that is 90% Catholic are probably mostly Catholic.
  53. You don't care what actually happened. You only...

    You don't care what actually happened. You only care who asked about it when. That's because you're pretty sure you don't want to deal with what actually happened.
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  55. "Bolton even as he said that he would testify if...

    "Bolton even as he said that he would testify if subpoenaed" leaves out "and loses his court challenge." That is a rather significant omission. If you can just hand-wave the whole court finding part,...
  56. Agreeing to testify and fighting a subpoena in...

    Agreeing to testify and fighting a subpoena in court are near opposites.

    I'll tell you what. I'll agree to stop calling your bullshit a lie if I get a court order forcing me to do so at pain of...
  57. Why do you persist in this lie?...

    Why do you persist in this lie?
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    The 1918 pandemic was an extreme situation, and...

    The 1918 pandemic was an extreme situation, and what you are describing are extreme measures. Extreme measures are sometimes justified. But I would not call them basic public health measures.
  59. Thread: Tweets

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    1221208783411650560 Wow. Faith-based abortion.

    1221208783411650560

    Wow. Faith-based abortion.
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    The thing about the ebola related travel ban...

    The thing about the ebola related travel ban notion was that it inherently (or perhaps purposely) meant cutting off any U.S. contribution to containment efforts in Africa and leaving the outbreak...
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    If evacuation and travel ban are basic public...

    If evacuation and travel ban are basic public health measures, what are you seeing that you consider panic?
  62. If the Senate doesn't subpoena this guy, it's a...

    If the Senate doesn't subpoena this guy, it's a coverup.
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    US arranging charter flight to evacuate American...

    US arranging charter flight to evacuate American diplomats and citizens out of China amid coronavirus outbreak, official says

    What do you bet a travel ban comes next?
  64. Because of the EPA.

    Because of the EPA.
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    There's a cool heat map at this link:...

    There's a cool heat map at this link:
    https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6

    They currently show the case in Everett, WA and the case in...
  66. Yeah, you said this: Tom was just pointing...

    Yeah, you said this:



    Tom was just pointing out the pitfalls of leaving it to the states. Pitfall number 1: water and air cross state lines. What is in a state's best interest does not...
  67. I have pulled fish out of streams. It didn't give...

    I have pulled fish out of streams. It didn't give me any particular insight into the economics of industrial wastewater management.

    And climb down off your combine, Breadbasket Betty. You...
  68. Always? Prior to 1970?

    Always? Prior to 1970?
  69. You of all people should know the difference...

    You of all people should know the difference between mockery and proof.

    This explains a lot.
  70. I didn't say anything about peer review, but it's...

    I didn't say anything about peer review, but it's weird for you to suddenly care about it.







    Frostbit, you can post your video now..
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    I got it from this Wikipedia page...

    I got it from this Wikipedia page:



    But you're correct about it being wrong. Their own page on the 1918 pandemic puts the mortality rate at 10-20%.



    My bad.
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    As reported on January 21...

    As reported on January 21, there were 270 confirmed cases in China, 51 of which were severe, and 6 deaths.
    As reported on January 23, there were 571 confirmed cases in China, 95 of which were...
  73. I did say "if".

    I did say "if".
  74. Waste products from manufacturing have not gone...

    Waste products from manufacturing have not gone away, and it's cheaper to dump waste water into a river than to filter and treat and recycle wastewater. The notion that free enterprise alone will...
  75. You are filled to the brim with falsehoods.

    You are filled to the brim with falsehoods.
  76. If you don't want to look like an idiot, link and...

    If you don't want to look like an idiot, link and quote the paper and don't admit to the rest of us that you got them from a fake news site.
  77. Let's not mince words.

    Let's not mince words.
  78. [bad logic]What do we need vaccines for? Polio...

    [bad logic]What do we need vaccines for? Polio and measles are rates are super low.[/bad logic]
  79. The doggerel is on the defense side...

    The doggerel is on the defense side, just like the OJ case.
  80. That site is funny. "That's where the...

    That site is funny.



    "That's where the truth lies, right down here in the gut. Do you know you have more nerve endings in your gut than you have in your head? You can look it up. I know some of...
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    Wuhan, China, is scrambling to build a hospital...

    Wuhan, China, is scrambling to build a hospital in just 6 days to treat coronavirus patients as its health system gets overwhelmed

    The Chinese city of Wuhan is rushing to build a new hospital...
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    Coronavirus 2019-nCoV

    This outbreak is looking pretty serious. There are 900 cases reported in China, with 26 deaths. China has locked down travel for an area that includes 12 cities and 35 million people. Two cases have...
  83. It won't matter to most of them, but it might...

    It won't matter to most of them, but it might matter to Cory and Susan and Mitt.
  84. Not sure why you're quoting the OJ dream team...

    Not sure why you're quoting the OJ dream team defense here when Dershowitz is currently on team Trump.
  85. Rudy's excited. If anybody listens to...

    Rudy's excited.



    If anybody listens to Rudy's podcast, he's saying he's got big, big news today.
  86. What sane person brings up Michelle Obama's name...

    What sane person brings up Michelle Obama's name when announcing a policy change on school lunches? A personal grudge is a personal grudge. A name, a birthday, it's all easily accessible knowledge. I...
  87. 72% is not a close call. One thing Republican...

    72% is not a close call.

    One thing Republican senators should keep in mind is that all will come out eventually. Whatever Bolton has to say will come out in time. Whatever Mulvaney has to say will...
  88. Michelle Obama's name is in the thread title....

    Michelle Obama's name is in the thread title. Don't pretend this has nothing to do with slagging her.
  89. You guys might consider deciding what you don't...

    You guys might consider deciding what you don't care about before you neener neener the person you don't care about.
  90. Because typing "Michelle Obama birthday" into...

    Because typing "Michelle Obama birthday" into Google is beyond the technical capacity of anyone in the White House.

    And the thread title didn't make reference to Michelle Obama in any way - only...
  91. Thread: Meme

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    So are you asking m i t h to show his math? Or...

    So are you asking m i t h to show his math? Or are you asking Billy to show m i t h's math?

    Either way, there are currently 53 Republican senators, 45 Democratic senators, and two independent. Can...
  92. Thread: Meme

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    Do you not understand how tweet quotes work?

    Do you not understand how tweet quotes work?
  93. 1220384636188217344

    1220384636188217344
  94. The top hat, monocle and spats looks seems very...

    The top hat, monocle and spats looks seems very gilded age.
  95. Looks like somebody wants to have witnesses. ...

    Looks like somebody wants to have witnesses.

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    1220070442389688320

    1220070442389688320
  97. There's that selective credulity. You have no...

    There's that selective credulity. You have no problem believing that 15 million Mexican Catholics are living illegally in the United States, but to believe any of them are having babies, well, that's...
  98. Thread: Tweets

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    1219691736412246016

    1219691736412246016
  99. Thread: Tweets

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    More Dershowitz: From 1998: 1219058380431642624...

    More Dershowitz:
    From 1998:
    1219058380431642624

    A little comparison:
    1219415738294984704

    He wasn't wrong then, he's just much more correct now:
    1219441818519117825
  100. It may be, but it's not a Van Eyck.

    It may be, but it's not a Van Eyck.
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