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Old 11-07-2019, 12:35 PM   #461
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sounds about right. Would love it if this would take out this POS. Rightly deserved for a slimeball like him.
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i hope we haven't all tossed our computers out the window.
I know pragmatism is a dirty word these days but golly gee it would be nice if our politicians actually got something accomplished rather than throw up pipe dreams that will never in a million years be accomplished in one full swoop.

I'll sit back and await the finger waiving now.
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I know pragmatism is a dirty word these days but golly gee it would be nice if our politicians actually got something accomplished rather than throw up pipe dreams that will never in a million years be accomplished in one full swoop.

I'll sit back and await the finger waiving now.
I second, third and fourth this. You neoliberal scum!
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never mind, not worth it.
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for those who couldn't understand why burnett was refusing to release the n-word apprentice tapes, here's your answer:

https://twitter.com/samstein/status/...040002048?s=19

dollar dollar bills y'all.
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for those who couldn't understand why burnett was refusing to release the n-word apprentice tapes, here's your answer:

https://twitter.com/samstein/status/...040002048?s=19

dollar dollar bills y'all.


Yeah, how about no?
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Old 11-07-2019, 06:04 PM   #467
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Oh, yeah, those.

Some very funny tweets.

Hopefully John Bolton will actually do something good for the country ? this, next week?
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I know pragmatism is a dirty word these days but golly gee it would be nice if our politicians actually got something accomplished rather than throw up pipe dreams that will never in a million years be accomplished in one full swoop.

I'll sit back and await the finger waiving now.


Well idk where peefster is to share his own thoughts... my hours at work are too long to want to address all the posts by myself. But I wasn’t finger wagging at you. I just wholeheartedly disagree that we need to bandaid systems. This is just like the healthcare point a few pages ago. Having a public option is nothing more than having a redundant system where peuple are paying more and getting less.

You’ve brought up valid points about school exit times and hourly jobs. I still think these points can be addressed in a subtractive system. The solution for hourly workers is less pragmatic I agree, but just the same whenever we make bandaid decisions like this, they impact the future. Good responses are... good. Obamacare was good. It isn’t great. We need to focus on developing better systems, not just better responses.
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Well idk where peefster is to share his own thoughts... my hours at work are too long to want to address all the posts by myself. But I wasn’t finger wagging at you. I just wholeheartedly disagree that we need to bandaid systems. This is just like the healthcare point a few pages ago. Having a public option is nothing more than having a redundant system where peuple are paying more and getting less.

You’ve brought up valid points about school exit times and hourly jobs. I still think these points can be addressed in a subtractive system. The solution for hourly workers is less pragmatic I agree, but just the same whenever we make bandaid decisions like this, they impact the future. Good responses are... good. Obamacare was good. It isn’t great. We need to focus on developing better systems, not just better responses.
I don't disagree that more things need to be done and that this isn't the end all be all answer.

Some things are steps in the right direction. Take enough steps and you get to where you need to be. Try to jump the entire distance and you might fall down.

Obamacare wasn't great. You're right. But look at how much further down the road the conversation is now vs 8 years ago. Republicans are losing and have lost seats in red districts over Obamacare. That would have been crazy to think about 10 years ago. What Biden and Buddy gig are proposing would have been too far to the left 8 years ago, and today it's considered a centrist position. That's real progress, and it happened because someone was willing to take small steps and compromise on a controversial issue.
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It’s like Marie Antoinette all over again.
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nah it's too early in the morning for guillotine jokes.
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But never too early for this:

https://twitter.com/briantylercohen/...48431002509312
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Here in lies Warrens problem:

https://twitter.com/amyewalter/statu...36346712940544

https://twitter.com/kerryfjacob/stat...63822079922177
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Gym Jordan just doesn’t react well to whistleblowers in any environment.
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I'm guessing there were lots more than just whistles blown around there. (sorry )
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I'm guessing there were lots more than just whistles blown around there. (sorry )
jokes making light of sexual assault are usually (always) not a good look
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Seems like there could be a sweet spot for someone new to make a splash in the presidential race.
Bloom ?
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The Daily Mail is utter trash, but we should not let the Epstein story die just because he did.

Everyone who played a role needs to be brought out into the sunshine.
Yep

ABC and CBS News’ Shameful Punishment of the Epstein Leaker

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But ABC News then took it further, confirming to Yashar Ali that it was searching for Project Veritas’ source, saying in a statement, “We take violations of company policy very seriously, and we’re pursuing all avenues to determine the source of the leak.” Ali also reported that the person who accessed the footage now works at CBS News and has been fired.
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All this makes ABC News typical, not extraordinary, in routinely pernicious ways that much of the news business has yet to fully grapple with. As it happens, ABC News employed Mark Halperin during the period when he would later be accused of harassing and assaulting a dozen women, but has somehow managed to escape the kind of post–Me Too scrutiny that CBS News and NBC News justifiably received after firing credibly accused anchors. Accountability and transparency are supposed to be journalistic values. Seeking to punish anyone who let the world know how the sausage is made, or that some journalists tried to get the real story — however ill-chosen the platform — is their opposite.
Of course I generally support companies being able to hire & fire whomever they please.

But I do find it beyond interesting when the major networks' beloved journalistic standards and pure investigative reporting chops kick in, and the other times when they're quickly forgotten.
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