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Re: The Official Political Thread.

Postby bruins2012 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:36 am

I think we can all agree that SOAD is one of the greatest bands ever. :tup:

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Re: The Official Political Thread.

Postby PBells » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:46 am

bwawm wrote:You sir....are on point as fuck. Honestly I see you as a right leaning moderate and pbells a left leaning moderate but yall are both super level headed-definitely need more folks like that.


A lot of my moderatism comes from simply not caring about a lot of things. Like immigration, guns, abortion, Islam, diversity, inclusion, gay marriage, food-ethics, #MeToo, weed, bathrooms, gay frogs, college, the news media, etc.

I don't have the energy to get pissed off over everything Trump says or does, nor do I have the energy to get pissed off over everything triggered blue-hairs on Tumblr say or do. The right's disregard of standard-of-living irks me as do the left's bleeding-heart ramblings that have nothing to do with policy or even governance. If anything, Trump getting elected help bring out the worst issues tendencies from both sides to the forefront!
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Re: The Official Political Thread.

Postby DeceptaCon » Thu Jan 10, 2019 12:43 pm

bruins2012 wrote:I think we can all agree that SOAD is one of the greatest bands ever. :tup:

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Yes they are the truth.

Back on topic it doesn't matter what you cucks on both sides of the political spectrum think here is what is going to happen. Trump will declare a national emergency and build the fucking wall by any means necessary. The land is being surveyed as we speak, the ranchers are already up in arms because they will br forced to sell their land to the government or it will be taken by force. Shit is about to get real, e-verify will be rolled out tracking everybody going thru this "wall." This is just the test run, no more interstate travel after this, no welfare checks, the zombies will start losing their shit, no tax returns, banking system will freeze.
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Re: The Official Political Thread.

Postby KingOfPancrase » Thu Jan 10, 2019 10:00 pm

Not going to waste my time explaining the efficacy of a wall to a simpleton. Moderates are noncommittal losers and fence sitters who have yet to find their way. Real Pillar KOP tells no lies.
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Re: The Official Political Thread.

Postby bruins2012 » Sat Jan 12, 2019 9:51 am

KingOfPancrase wrote:Not going to waste my time explaining the efficacy of a wall to a simpleton. Moderates are noncommittal losers and fence sitters who have yet to find their way. Real Pillar KOP tells no lies.




:lol:


What a bum. Can’t even come up with any original thoughts of his own. Cant explain his position and tries to steal my Pillar saying.

What a pathetic fucking bum. :tup:


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Re: The Official Political Thread.

Postby KingOfPancrase » Sun Jan 13, 2019 12:49 pm

bruins2012 wrote:
KingOfPancrase wrote:Not going to waste my time explaining the efficacy of a wall to a simpleton. Moderates are noncommittal losers and fence sitters who have yet to find their way. Real Pillar KOP tells no lies.




:lol:


What a bum. Can’t even come up with any original thoughts of his own. Cant explain his position and tries to steal my Pillar saying.

What a pathetic fucking bum. :tup:


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Re: The Official Political Thread.

Postby MiniMan » Tue Jan 15, 2019 5:36 am

Could anyone explain the government shutdown, please?

Does this mean that the money saved by standing the workforce down will be used to build the wall?

Really not hearing much about it other than government is ‘shut down’.
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Re: The Official Political Thread.

Postby PBells » Tue Jan 15, 2019 9:49 am

Verne wrote:Could anyone explain the government shutdown, please?

Does this mean that the money saved by standing the workforce down will be used to build the wall?


I wasn't very sure myself... it doesn't affect state government so it's been business as usual for me!

Apparently non-essential federal employees are sent home without pay and services like national parks, national museums, the National Zoo in Washington DC are shut down. Everyone furloughed gets back pay after the shutdown ends, so it really doesn't save anything and actually costs more due to lost economic activity.
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Re: The Official Political Thread.

Postby bwawm » Tue Jan 15, 2019 12:20 pm

PBells wrote:
Verne wrote:Could anyone explain the government shutdown, please?

Does this mean that the money saved by standing the workforce down will be used to build the wall?


I wasn't very sure myself... it doesn't affect state government so it's been business as usual for me!

Apparently non-essential federal employees are sent home without pay and services like national parks, national museums, the National Zoo in Washington DC are shut down. Everyone furloughed gets back pay after the shutdown ends, so it really doesn't save anything and actually costs more due to lost economic activity.


Not to mention TSA and Border patrol :lol: :lol:

So essentially folks that are scared terrorists are coming over the border are so set on a wall that they're forcing the people protecting our borders/airports to work for free.

Its a whole new world of stupid.

One of those conversations that almost ENTIRELY rhetorical-thats why when you ask one of these kooks why they want a wall so bad they turn tail and run (its happened in this thread already).
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Re: The Official Political Thread.

Postby bwawm » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:15 pm

KingOfPancrase wrote:Not going to waste my time explaining the efficacy of a wall to a simpleton. Moderates are noncommittal losers and fence sitters who have yet to find their way. Real Pillar KOP tells no lies.


:lol: :lol: :lol: They should remove the cap on laughing faces for posts like this!

Sure, you're very committed homie....so committed your scared to explain what your actually committed to :lol:

The VAST majority of terrorists don't come through Mexico...the wall is stupid.
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/wor ... 512115002/

I can tell you used to be on the left....how the fuck else would you support such a wasteful expenditure?

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Re: The Official Political Thread.

Postby bwawm » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:18 pm

Person who thinks he's on the right:

"Lets force US citizens to give up their land to the federal government so we can waste 5 billion on a monument to stupidity while restricting personal freedom"

:lol: :lol: :lol:

WOW. The "right" is not what it used to be :roll:
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Re: The Official Political Thread.

Postby MiniMan » Tue Jan 15, 2019 1:43 pm

Surely there must be some point to it, or a reason for it happening...

Surely.
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Re: The Official Political Thread.

Postby DeceptaCon » Tue Jan 15, 2019 2:29 pm

Verne wrote:Surely there must be some point to it, or a reason for it happening...

Surely.

Here is the problem its all politics, you can't tell me that the United States of War Contractors can't build a super hi-tech perimeter that can track a gnats ass from crossing. 5bil is a drop in the bucket, people are wasting time arguing over symantics while we the masses are being duped. Our country has already been sold out from under us. We are in the final stages now.
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Re: The Official Political Thread.

Postby bwawm » Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:18 pm

Verne wrote:Surely there must be some point to it, or a reason for it happening...

Surely.


Trump said he would build a wall between the US and Mexico and force Mexico to pay for it when he was campaigning. I think its likely he just wants to make good on a campaign promise but I have no idea why his supporters are about it...

Originally, the wall was to keep out central/south Americans that supposedly take American jobs, bring crime and are perceived as a burden on tax payers (statistics show US unemployment at historic lows, immigrants are MORE lawful than the average american etc.). Somewhere along the way they pivoted to terrorism as a justification...even though everyone right and left has acknowledged that the southern border is not the primary point of entry for terrorists.

The trump team even admitted the figures they used for justifying the wall as being a terrorism deterrent were astoundingly wrong. So its clear Trump and his supporters REALLY want this wall....just not so easy to figure out why.

I, like you, assume there is a reason but no one seems to be willing to tell me what it is....I've asked numerous times but just get crickets.
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Re: The Official Political Thread.

Postby PBells » Tue Jan 15, 2019 3:43 pm

Verne wrote:Surely there must be some point to it, or a reason for it happening...

Surely.


Posturing, one of the things Trump excels at the most.
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