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  1. If you don't see it, then there's nothing I can...

    If you don't see it, then there's nothing I can do to make you see it.

    You can lead a man to logic, but you can't make him think, etc.



    I don't disagree with this assessment.
  2. In a small town, it's either that or newspapers. ...

    In a small town, it's either that or newspapers. Which would you choose?

    Celeste talks about the parts of America that got left behind. Those are the parts that got Trump elected. What do they...
  3. I can't speak for the black community but the gay...

    I can't speak for the black community but the gay community, for whatever reason, really embraced disco. It was before my time so I don't know the details, but in chats with "elders of the...
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    Bungee cords, what, and scratch the cost-extra...

    Bungee cords, what, and scratch the cost-extra paint on her new Audi? Pshaw.
  5. It seems like the easiest solution to this...

    It seems like the easiest solution to this problem would be to simply restrict reviews of potentially contentious books to those who have actually purchased the book from Amazon.
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    I clicked on the link, thinking it would be like...

    I clicked on the link, thinking it would be like some of the conversations I've overheard at the gay club I frequented decades ago, and…

    Editor’s Note
    By THE NEW REPUBLIC
    July 12, 2019Add to...
  7. I wish this fine stock market performance would...

    I wish this fine stock market performance would trickle down to small town America at some point.

    I just learned today about one of the local radio stations up in a rural part of the state cutting...
  8. Alabama requires proof of citizenship to vote.

    Alabama requires proof of citizenship to vote.
  9. A stopped clock is still right twice a day, and...

    A stopped clock is still right twice a day, and there is no better example of white nationalist racism than Tucker Carlson.

    You'll note the lack of the usual suspects on here jumping to the...
  10. This wasn't a "social media summit" — no one from...

    This wasn't a "social media summit" — no one from any social media company was actually invited. This was a "Trump is bitching about how they don't kiss his ass online" summit.
  11. So… how are blacks wearing these dresses not...

    So… how are blacks wearing these dresses not cultural appropriation? :joker:

    But in all seriousness, I've never understood the purpose of the group, but they are an undeniably beautiful addition...
  12. Why would you… What made him think… How...

    Why would you…

    What made him think…

    How does this…

    Ugh. As the kids say, "I can't even."
  13. Poll: This is the first I've heard of it being called...

    This is the first I've heard of it being called the Billy Graham Rule, but I'm familiar with the concept thanks to Pence.

    It sounds like right-wing virtue signaling, and nothing more.

    He could...
  14. This will likely go down as one of the biggest...

    This will likely go down as one of the biggest lifesaving changes that government has made in decades. And like Bush 43's rather unsung legacy towards reducing AIDS cases in Africa (something he...
  15. You don't think Carlson said any of those things?...

    You don't think Carlson said any of those things? Or he said them but didn't mean them (satire, or whatever Alex Jones claims his shtick is?)
  16. The term "snowflake" certainly springs to mind. ...

    The term "snowflake" certainly springs to mind.

    Look on the bright side, at least he wasn't in a secret Facebook group sharing comments with other diplomats. :joker:
  17. Good thing these people are allowed to own...

    Good thing these people are allowed to own weapons with zero training or sanity checks, eh?
  18. A great idea, but wouldn't it be nice if the...

    A great idea, but wouldn't it be nice if the batteries in our iDevices just were big enough to last a full day's use, so that charging at the airport was unnecessary?

    It's not like we're up...
  19. The thing I remember most about him was his line...

    The thing I remember most about him was his line about "there's going to be a giant sucking sound and that's your jobs going to Mexico" in reference to NAFTA.

    He might've been the guy who woke a...
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    A few police officers have died in the line of...

    A few police officers have died in the line of duty here locally over the last few years, so unfortunately we have heard more of these than we'd prefer.
  21. A lot has been made lately in the news over...

    A lot has been made lately in the news over Acosta making a sweetheart deal to get Epstein off with as little time as possible, but I think this may be the bigger bugbear to bite him in the butt.
    ...
  22. Don't Federal healthcare plans cover sex...

    Don't Federal healthcare plans cover sex reassignment surgery? :joker:
  23. Wow, that's great. Also, I got a hearty...

    Wow, that's great.

    Also, I got a hearty chuckle out of this job requirement: “Have a positive attitude in all weather conditions.” Don't think my local cart-jockeys have gotten the memo on that...
  24. I thought his slide started with the people...

    I thought his slide started with the people confronting him about the "police vs. blacks" crap in his city. As if he could magically wave a wand (if he could, it'd be fabulous) and fix that kind of...
  25. Is the quote feature ever going to work...

    Is the quote feature ever going to work consistently again? I had several replies I'd quote but it just won't work.

    No matter.

    80zephyr — Is $11 an hour enough to raise a family on there? ...
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    Why should they have to draw 10 times the...

    Why should they have to draw 10 times the audience just to merit equal pay? Ten times the audience, pay them 10 times as much.

    Going back nearly a decade, women's soccer matches have met or...
  27. It's only scary if the journalists heed their...

    It's only scary if the journalists heed their advice.
  28. I'm starting to see a lot of backlash against...

    I'm starting to see a lot of backlash against Biden from the left-leaning people on my Facebook page. Not that Facebook ever shows me any of this, I kind of have to go looking for it. But I'm...
  29. I agree about the smaller portion sizes but it...

    I agree about the smaller portion sizes but it seems we as Americans have been conditioned to feel ripped off when we're presented with a tiny little plate of food, especially if the price is...
  30. The rich get richer, while the poor get poorer. ...

    The rich get richer, while the poor get poorer. Unless you think those people working at Walmart and Burger King all have 401(k)s like us.

    Meanwhile, I was amused to see that Trump blamed a gaffe...
  31. After receiving national attention, the DA has...

    After receiving national attention, the DA has now dropped the charges against the woman whose baby was killed.
  32. Do these people routinely work in racist and...

    Do these people routinely work in racist and bigoted commentary into their jokes about patients, passengers and the like? And do they post them for posterity on social media?

    Because I do not...
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    I grew up watching 4th of July fireworks in...

    I grew up watching 4th of July fireworks in Birmingham. They'd launch them from the park where Vulcan is, and so it made for a nice backdrop. Being up on Red Mountain people could see it from all...
  34. I'll never understand this sort of political...

    I'll never understand this sort of political correctness. After looking at the excepts of the mural in the story… what is it that they're offended about, exactly? That Indians died in the westward...
  35. It's about time someone politicized the Fourth of...

    It's about time someone politicized the Fourth of July holiday.
  36. The most offensive problem with this is that the...

    The most offensive problem with this is that the flags don't appear to be properly centered or leveled.
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    Aww, so close. It wasn't Remembrance of Things...

    Aww, so close. It wasn't Remembrance of Things Past, it was Pleasures and Days.

    Although… I do know of an older couple who have in fact partied on a boat, in a driveway, and are, in fact, huge...
  38. Some of them, presumably, are good people.

    Some of them, presumably, are good people.
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    Frankly, I don't even care about being petted. I...

    Frankly, I don't even care about being petted. I hate praise, it makes me feel squicky. It's the annoying and exasperating parts pf interacting with others that really drain my energy.

    I also...
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    Ah, so you admit walls don't keep people out. ...

    Ah, so you admit walls don't keep people out. Thank you. :joker:
  41. This story has been receiving statewide attention...

    This story has been receiving statewide attention for a few days, but I was surprised to see it covered on the national news last night. It's generating the expected outrage both in and out of state,...
  42. Alabama woman loses unborn child after being shot, gets arrested; shooter goes free

    Alabama woman loses unborn child after being shot, gets arrested; shooter goes free

    Updated Jun 27, 2019; Posted Jun 26, 2019 | By Carol Robinson | crobinson@al.com


    A woman whose unborn baby...
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    Sad. Those people are animals and should be...

    Sad. Those people are animals and should be treated as such.
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    I submit that this researcher is wrong and that...

    I submit that this researcher is wrong and that the opposite is true. The trolls, the idiots, the opinionated loudmouths we see online — those are people's real personalities. What you see in the...
  45. It's not just the feed; it's the trending topics...

    It's not just the feed; it's the trending topics and retweets by people I follow. And it's not like I follow only Republicans. It's a mix. Mostly non-political, but of the political ones they are...
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    So, you say "so what?" and then proceed to...

    So, you say "so what?" and then proceed to explain various scenarios of destruction due to… climate changing.

    :crazy:

    Also, when those crops are growing better 100 miles north, and those 100...
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    Considering the American taxpayer is coughing up...

    Considering the American taxpayer is coughing up over $700 a NIGHT for private firms to house these people, it would be cheaper to ask for a bulk rate at the Econo Lodge. At least they'd have beds,...
  48. Did TIL really originate with Reddit? I know AMA...

    Did TIL really originate with Reddit? I know AMA did, but the rest have been around as long as I've been online, which goes back to the early 90's pre-internet-as-we-know-it era.

    I don't think...
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    Just remember… 50% of the world is below average....

    Just remember… 50% of the world is below average. So you still have plenty of choice. :joker:
  50. That's news to me. I participate on the Twitter...

    That's news to me. I participate on the Twitter Masheen for a specific, non-political purpose yet all I see are 100% right wing posts, and 100% conservative/Republican viewpoints when it isn't...
  51. Oh goody, just what our government needs, another...

    Oh goody, just what our government needs, another hardliner like Bolton that's always agitating for more extreme measures.
  52. To answer the question of "why hasn't Twitter...

    To answer the question of "why hasn't Twitter done more" it's because if they actually enforced their own rules across the board, numerous right wingers would lose their accounts, including a certain...
  53. Under funding of public schools is, at the end of...

    Under funding of public schools is, at the end of the day, a racial issue in Mississippi. When forced integration began, groups like the CCC formed private schools all over the state and priced them...
  54. Americans seem to be pretty good about doing that...

    Americans seem to be pretty good about doing that own their own.
  55. TIL knitters have a safe space. And why must...

    TIL knitters have a safe space.

    And why must politics be EVERYWHERE these days? I am so burned out on all of it. You can't swing a dead cat without hitting a Trump vs. Obama rager in the...
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    Happy birthday!

    Happy birthday!
  57. I'll give Trump credit for reconsidering his...

    I'll give Trump credit for reconsidering his initial action based on advice from his advisers. I honestly thought he'd never listen to anyone but the little ego-stroker that lives between his ears....
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    But how this looks to everyone else is "the Trump...

    But how this looks to everyone else is "the Trump administration is arguing that soap, toothbrushes and beds are not required for detainees to be considered 'safe and secure'".
  59. Sometimes I wonder why anyone would choose to get...

    Sometimes I wonder why anyone would choose to get married in the first place, when things like this happen.
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    Isn't the BMI kind of BS, though? I understand...

    Isn't the BMI kind of BS, though? I understand that it shows particularly well built athletic types like football players and wrestlers as "obese" when they are anything but.

    It doesn't seem to...
  61. I know a lot of people who stockpiled...

    I know a lot of people who stockpiled incandescent, but yet I still see them on store shelves all the time. Especially at big box places like Home Despot.

    CFLs never bothered me except for cold...
  62. His BFF told him to knock it off...

    His BFF told him to knock it off.
  63. Sometimes the level of ignorance in your posts is...

    Sometimes the level of ignorance in your posts is astounding.

    I'm all for reparations to anyone alive today who was enslaved by an American.

    Everyone else can kiss off.

    On the other hand, I...
  64. Your position on Laffer should easily be...

    Your position on Laffer should easily be provable, then, with charts showing the deficits during and after Reagan, Clinton, Obama and Trump's tenures, and proving what he said would happen did happen.
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    There's nothing "camp" about this. No one is...

    There's nothing "camp" about this. No one is dressing up like Noel Coward and no one is reciting Oscar Wilde.
  66. Both companies suffered greatly due to overly...

    Both companies suffered greatly due to overly rapid expansion plans. The quality of Subway's food took a massive nosedive from what it was back in the late 80's/early 90's. They also ran into...
  67. “Stereotypes are a real time-saver.”

    “Stereotypes are a real time-saver.”
  68. I like to think of it as a cruel offshoot of Rule...

    I like to think of it as a cruel offshoot of Rule 34.
  69. Once in a blue moon I have moments of lucidity.

    Once in a blue moon I have moments of lucidity.
  70. Anyone who craves power enough to run for...

    Anyone who craves power enough to run for president is the kind of person who would abuse that power if given the chance. I think we can look back on all the recent presidents of our lifetimes and...
  71. Thread: Meme

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    Remember, these are people who think businesses...

    Remember, these are people who think businesses should be allowed to discriminate against gay people, but somehow discriminating against ideas that hurt their bottom line is 'censorship'.

    Frankly,...
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    “I don’t believe our current economic system...

    “I don’t believe our current economic system actually works. Um, capitalism by design is extractive and in order to generate profit in a capitalist system, something has to be exploited, that’s land,...
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    I'll make a count-prediction: Trump will win in a...

    I'll make a count-prediction: Trump will win in a landslide in 2020, regardless of which of the 74,322 Dems currently running gets the nomination.

    Enough people are down with border security and...
  74. There is no credible evidence that Iran was...

    There is no credible evidence that Iran was stockpiling any prohibited materials, so they were deterred… "until dickless here shut off the containment unit."

    Trump owns this, and if we wind up in...
  75. Well, the majority of prisoners are white, and...

    Well, the majority of prisoners are white, and white nationalism and white power groups have a stronghold in prisons, so… :devil:

    Good for him and Kim for tackling this, it's a real issue for...
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    A few intemperate thoughts: * Ask Amy is a...

    A few intemperate thoughts:

    * Ask Amy is a syndicated column that appears in dozens of newspapers across America. I only know this because she's a regular — and fairly funny — guest on Wait Wait…...
  77. There is no way that is safe or hygienic.

    There is no way that is safe or hygienic.
  78. I feel the same way about the right's policies...

    I feel the same way about the right's policies about social mores, abortion, etc. We know how they feel about libertarian "hands off my life" people, they're trying to get rid of that Michigan...
  79. I still can't quote LM… But to answer the...

    I still can't quote LM…

    But to answer the question, they have to care about politics because people use the site for that, posting politics pictures and memes. Including white nationalism type...
  80. I know there's a lot of positive feelings towards...

    I know there's a lot of positive feelings towards the investment group they sold out to, but… I am confident in saying this is the end of the Whataburger we know and love.

    Rapid national expansion...
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    :rolleyes:

    :rolleyes:
  82. Eh, give me a week and I might be in a different...

    Eh, give me a week and I might be in a different mood and agree with him. But right now, I see several things that make me think he's totally off-base.

    First and foremost, the system of...
  83. See, just when you think you've lost all touch...

    See, just when you think you've lost all touch with someone, we find something we have in common. I also think she has balls. :devil:



    In the interest of knowing your candidates…

    Cory...
  84. Town Hall. Ah, that's why I smelled horseshit...

    Town Hall. Ah, that's why I smelled horseshit from all the way across the room.

    If conservatives keep painting this country like it's one step away from a barbaric uprising, it may actually...
  85. You're trying to stop something illegal by doing...

    You're trying to stop something illegal by doing something illegal? How is that right in any logical or biblical sense?
  86. This is just too funny. A pro-wall group a)...

    This is just too funny. A pro-wall group a) trespasses on federal property and b) lacks proper documentation. Gee, isn't that what the illegals coming over the border are doing? :rolleyes:

    The...
  87. The GoFundMe Border Wall Blocked Access To A Monument. It's Been Ordered To Keep A Gate Open Indefinitely.

    The GoFundMe Border Wall Blocked Access To A Monument. It's Been Ordered To Keep A Gate Open Indefinitely.
    "They think they can build now and ask questions later, and that's not how it works," a...
  88. Thread: 357,481

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    :rolleyes:

    :rolleyes:
  89. Wouldn't it just be easier to move into a Walmart?

    Wouldn't it just be easier to move into a Walmart?
  90. Thread: 357,481

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    The crisis is of Donald Trump's own doing, not...

    The crisis is of Donald Trump's own doing, not that you people will ever admit that. The majority of growth in apprehensions is family units, and it's clear that the rise is due to the rhetoric from...
  91. Well, that tears it. I am not voting for the guy...

    Well, that tears it. I am not voting for the guy who isn't running and that I never voted for before. :tiphat:
  92. I can see why Trump literally said he loves the...

    I can see why Trump literally said he loves the guy. He has a power Trump will never taste, and that must make him rather envious.
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    I hope it's nothing too serious. Carpal tunnel...

    I hope it's nothing too serious. Carpal tunnel can do that although it's usually accompanied by other issues like burning and tingling. I've had both wrists done so I know the feeling all too well....
  94. Yeah, but this is PBS we're talking about. The...

    Yeah, but this is PBS we're talking about. The liberal left-leaning taxpayer funded channel you people love to hate. Why wouldn't they show a cartoon with a gay wedding? :laugh: They will...
  95. There was apparently no collusion that the...

    There was apparently no collusion that the investigation could prove beyond a shadow of a doubt, hence no one in jail for that crime, and no president that can be impeached for it.

    There were,...
  96. I can't say I disagree with two of his three...

    I can't say I disagree with two of his three assessments. I am not convinced that Trump himself has done anything impeachable. Like any good leader, he's left the dirty work the minions, and...
  97. As I was just saying… Alabama Public...

    As I was just saying…

    Alabama Public Television refuses to air Arthur episode with gay wedding

    So much for "if you don't like it, don't watch", eh?
  98. I find it hard to believe this wasn't Florida.

    I find it hard to believe this wasn't Florida.
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    The rise of right-wing extremism globally and...

    The rise of right-wing extremism globally and Trump in America happened well into the stranglehold that supposedly liberal Facebook and Twitter have on our social media feeds. If they are trying to...
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    Forrest Gump. :laugh:

    Forrest Gump. :laugh:
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