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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: June 16, 2019, 10:07:51 PM »
https://www.facebook.com/NowThisPolitics/videos/334165350813577/

Colonel Larry Wilkerson discussing the Trumpian efforts to set Iran up for a war, using the same techniques he helped with for Iraq.

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Baseball / Re: American League
« on: June 16, 2019, 07:34:45 PM »
8-6.

Not the final score one would have predicted a little earlier in the game!

I'll take it. (As if I had a choice.)

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: June 16, 2019, 05:48:16 PM »
https://www.apnews.com/259d11069cbd4a34be9b4e7a187352da

US opens new mass facility in Texas for migrant children

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“All the new facilities will be considered temporary emergency shelters, so they won’t be subject to state child welfare licensing requirements.”

What could possibly go wrong?

And why would anybody suspect them of ulterior motives not in the children's best interests?!



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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: June 16, 2019, 02:43:01 PM »

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Baseball / Re: American League
« on: June 16, 2019, 02:20:30 PM »
The substitute 3rd base coach for the Red Sox really needs to go.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: June 16, 2019, 02:13:40 PM »
Wow! 55 million and more were without power. Five countries impacted.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/16/world/power-outage-argentina-uruguay-paraguay/index.html

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: June 16, 2019, 01:58:34 PM »
Order restored in Hong Kong

https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/13/asia/hong-kong-violence-umbrella-intl-hnk/index.html

Temporarily.

As I was saying:
https://www.cnn.com/asia/live-news/hong-kong-protests-june-16-intl-hnk/index.html

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Close to 2 million people descended on Hong Kong's streets on Sunday, Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF), the organizers of the protests, estimate.

According to CHRF, those numbers are unprecedented. Police estimated that the 338,000 people followed the protest's original route.

In a statement released by the group Sunday night, CHRF said demonstrations will continue until the government withdraws the extradition bill in its entirety, releases arrested protesters and withdraws all charges, retracts the characterization of the protests as a "riot" and forces Chief Executive Carrie Lam to resign.

"Should the government refuse to respond, only more Hong Kongers will strike tomorrow," CHRF said.

Just a bit of difference between those two numbers. Of course, neither group has a motive for causing the numbers to be higher or lower. But the photos are quite impressive.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: June 16, 2019, 01:47:57 PM »
https://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffmcmahon/2019/06/05/childrens-climate-lawsuit-appellate-judge-sees-criminal-neglect/#2383d0901126

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"You present compelling evidence that we have a real problem. You present compelling evidence of inaction by the other branches of government. It may even rise to the level of criminal neglect," Hurwitz told the children's attorney in a Portland, Or. courtroom yesterday. "The tough question for me—and I suspect for my colleagues—is, do we get to act because of that?”

At the time Horwitz thought the plaintiffs had sued the government for failing to act to prevent climate change. But their attorney, Julia Olson, swiftly corrected him:


"I want to emphasize that this case is not a failure-to-act case," she said. "The threat here is intensely affirmative.”

In Juliana vs. United States, Olson contends the government has worsened climate change by promoting the fossil-fuel industry, by allowing oil and gas development on public lands, by sharing in the revenues, by working interdependently with polluters, by being "so involved in private activity that it's constitutionally liable."

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Baseball / Re: American League
« on: June 16, 2019, 01:43:18 PM »
Now I am fucked on all platforms.

boz is that you?

its looks like you but you put on a few letters.
Poster formerly known as.

Now I have to do captcha every time I want to post, and answer a question. Note to self: The answer to the question "what rhymes with wham and is why I have to answer this question" is not "Rectal Exam".

Should be fixed, except for what to do about the perpetual spammers at the same IPs.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: June 16, 2019, 01:35:43 PM »
Trump wonders if his supporters will "demand" that he serve three terms.

I sure hope he keeps focused on that third term.

He also thinks the NY Times committed treason for running a story that it looks like his administration okayed:
https://time.com/5607955/trump-new-york-times-russia-treason/?utm_medium=socialflowfb&xid=time_socialflow_facebook&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=time

And his military leaders are keeping details from him of their efforts to rein in Russia, for fear that either they will be told to stop or he will simply tell Putin about it.

Just another day in paradise.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: June 16, 2019, 12:55:57 AM »
Ah, yes, those Republicans:

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: June 15, 2019, 10:45:33 PM »

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: June 15, 2019, 10:08:33 PM »
A bit of clarification of the implications of the prior post.


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Baseball / Re: American League
« on: June 15, 2019, 09:59:08 PM »
Josh -

Any idea why I can post from my kindle but am banned for life from my cell phone?

Sure.

Any idea the last time you managed to post from your cell phone? Who's your carrier?
Yesterday. Sprint.

Because I got 10 spams from that IP under 6 different names and email addresses, so I sought to stop them all at once.

Unfortunately, it is the same one that your Sprint seems to use. Nor are you the only one.

I have restarted it, I believe. Let me know if it works or not?

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