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Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by GreenLantern, Mar 31, 2016.

  1. Walter

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  2. GreenLantern

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    Let's try and keep the politics discussions here. The admins let us have this space so that we don't pollute the rest of the board with divisive topics and occasionally flying insults.
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    I hate that the politics thread is dead in the off season. I am guessing Russia had something to do with this. Or maybe a porn star.
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    It is a strange world we live in where we look at the level of corruption going on with a shrug. Looks more like Sopranos than West Wing.
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    The fact you look past the concrete facts where the DNC and Hillary did the following:

    1.) Corrupted the primary process to guarantee that stupid sickly cunt Hillary to get the nomination over Sanders.
    2.) The DNC and the Hillary campaign paid money to a foreign spy for Russian information to try to discredit the legitimate election of President Trump. In fat this is the only money found to date to have changed hands -between democrats and Russians and foreign agents.
    3.) The Clinton Foundation took money from Russians so the sitting Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would sell of 20% of America's Uranioum directly to Putin.
    4.) Obama's DOJ and FBI colluded to leak information and spy on American citizens as "insurance" against a Trump victory.

    And you have the gall to claim about corruption in the Trump Presidency??

    You are funny
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    Democrats and Leftists are by definition fascists and American hating monsters. This dude is a sick racist anti-semite that hangs out with racist hate mongers like Louis Farrakhan.
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    Just like this a**hole.

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    So now to prove the totalitarian and fascist elements of the left - California is passing a bill that will ban all books and religious language that doesn't agree with the radical and deviant LGBTQ-Tranny agenda.

    So much for free speech and freedom of thought.

    Talk of political compromise is meaningless when one side seeks your silence.

    https://www.nationalreview.com/2018/04/california-progressives-launch-another-attack-on-free-speech/

    "No one doubts that Christian orthodoxy can be contentious. But they remain constitutionally protected, and no state legislature should be permitted to ban a “good” (such as a book) or a “service” (like counseling) that makes these arguments and provides them to willing, consenting consumers. In fact, state law would lock in a sexual-revolution orthodoxy that all too often hurts the very people the state seeks to protect."
  9. Pikapppatri8

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    CDC report -- that was never released -- proves previous reports that demonstrates firearms are used 2.6 million times a year defensively against criminals and violent offenders. Demonstrating the pivotal need of a free people to be armed.

    Once again proving beyond a doubt - that fastest way to kill left wing arguments is with facts and data.

    https://reason.com/blog/2018/04/20/cdc-provides-more-evidence-that-plenty-o

    CDC surveys in the 1990s, never publicly reported, indicate nearly 2.6 million defensive uses of guns a year. That matches the results of Gary Kleck's controversial surveys, and it indicates more defensive than offensive uses of guns.
    Brian DohertyApr. 20, 2018 6:30 pm

    Many people who support gun control are angry that the federal Centers for Disease Control (CDC) are not legally allowed to use money from Congress to do research whose purpose is "to advocate or promote gun control." (This is not the same as doing no research into gun violence, though it seems to discourage many potential recipients of CDC money.)

    But in the 1990s, the CDC itself did look into one of the more controversial questions in gun social science: How often do innocent Americans use guns in self-defense, and how does that compare to the harms guns can cause in the hands of violent criminals?

    Florida State University criminologist Gary Kleck conducted the most thorough previously known survey data on the question in the 1990s. His study, which has been harshly disputed in pro-gun-control quarters, indicated that there were more than 2.2 million such defensive uses of guns (DGUs) in America a year.

    Now Kleck has unearthed some lost CDC survey data on the question. The CDC essentially confirmed Kleck's results. But Kleck didn't know about that until now, because the CDC never reported what it found.

    Kleck's new paper—"What Do CDC's Surveys Say About the Frequency of Defensive Gun Uses?"—finds that the agency had asked about DGUs in its Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System in 1996, 1997, and 1998.

    Those polls, Kleck writes,

    are high-quality telephone surveys of enormous probability samples of U.S. adults, asking about a wide range of health-related topics. Those that addressed DGU asked more people about this topic than any other surveys conducted before or since. For example, the 1996 survey asked the DGU question of 5,484 people. The next-largest number questioned about DGU was 4,977 by Kleck and Gertz (1995), and sample sizes were much smaller in all the rest of surveys on the topic (Kleck 2001).

    Kleck was impressed with how well the survey worded its question: "During the last 12 months, have you confronted another person with a firearm, even if you did not fire it, to protect yourself, your property, or someone else?" Respondents were told to leave out incidents from occupations, like policing, where using firearms is part of the job. Kleck is impressed with how the question excludes animals but includes DGUs outside the home as well as within it.

    Kleck is less impressed with the fact that the question was only asked of people who admitted to owning guns in their home earlier in the survey, and that they asked no follow-up questions regarding the specific nature of the DGU incident.

    From Kleck's own surveys, he found that only 79 percent of those who reported a DGU "had also reported a gun in their household at the time of the interview," so he thinks whatever numbers the CDC found need to be revised upward to account for that. (Kleck speculates that CDC showed a sudden interest in the question of DGUs starting in 1996 because Kleck's own famous/notorious survey had been published in 1995.)

    At any rate, Kleck downloaded the datasets for those three years and found that the "weighted percent who reported a DGU...was 1.3% in 1996, 0.9% in 1997, 1.0% in 1998, and 1.07% in all three surveys combined."

    Kleck figures if you do the adjustment upward he thinks necessary for those who had DGU incidents without personally owning a gun in the home at the time of the survey, and then the adjustment downward he thinks necessary because CDC didn't do detailed follow-ups to confirm the nature of the incident, you get 1.24 percent, a close match to his own 1.326 percent figure.

    He concludes that the small difference between his estimate and the CDC's "can be attributed to declining rates of violent crime, which accounts for most DGUs. With fewer occasions for self-defense in the form of violent victimizations, one would expect fewer DGUs."
  10. Pikapppatri8

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    Why are liberals too freakishly hateful, classless, fat and ugly like this useless bitch from Fresno State who cheered about Barbara Bush dying. Seriously - are they mutated freaks or were they strained through a bedsheet when conceived resulting in genetic damage??


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    More reason for the wall and mass deportations - another useless savage illegal immigrant crashes truck into home and causes explosion almost killing 5 people?

    This yard ape has no right to be here (legally morally or ethically) and he ruins sooo much. The cost of illegals and their caravans saps real American citizens of their wealth, health and safety.

    But Democrats hate Americans, hate American children and families and prefer foreigners. Go figure.

    http://insider.foxnews.com/2018/04/...plosion-after-illegal-immigrant-crashes-house


    Dallas police arrested Alejandro Enriquez-Castro and charged him with driving without a license in the April 7 incident. The suspect was then transferred to federal immigration officials, according to Fox News.

    The explosion made national news, with police dashcam video showing officers arriving at the home only seconds before it exploded in a massive fireball.

    Officers appeared on the scene after a car driven by the 40-year-old illegal, whom police said “was found to have several unconfirmed aliases,” smashed into the side of the home. The driver told police he lost control after his brakes went out.

    The car apparently ruptured a gas line, leading to the explosion.


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  12. Pikapppatri8

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    More winning - Trump's tough stand gets results where Obama and Clinton's bend over and take it like a queer approach failed.

    https://www.nknews.org/2018/04/kim-jong-un-says-no-more-nuclear-or-icbm-tests-necessary/

    North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of intercontinental ballistic missiles.”

    “The North will shut down a nuclear test site in the country’s northern side to prove the vow to suspend nuclear test,” the announcement concluded.

    NK News, a website focusing on updates from the communist country, reported that Kim told a Workers’ Party of Korea (WPK) meeting that there was “no need” for such a nuclear program anymore.

    Reuters also confirmed the KCNA report. Sputnik, a Russian state site, added the detail North Korea will “join international efforts to halt nuclear tests altogether,” according to Kim.

    At press time, the report does not appear on the aggregator of North Korean media content KCNA Watch (KCNA’s website has long ceased to be available in the United States).

    The announcement follows the debut of a historic direct hotline between Kim and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, who will meet Kim next Friday in the border town of Panmunjom, Kim’s first visit to South Korea. The two nations agreed to a live broadcast of the summit, which reports have indicated would focus on the possibility of ending the Korean War – technically still ongoing, despite being at a stalemate – and the “denuclearization of the Korean peninsula,” a phrase that some have speculated North Korea will interpret to mean a diminished U.S. presence on the site. Kim reportedly told South Korean officials in a March meeting that denuclearization was father Kim Jong-il’s “dying wish.”
  13. Pikapppatri8

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    Ironic Comey is under investigation for the same crime Hillary committed but was let off by Comey and other DNC/Hillary sycophants in the FBI/DOJ.

    Funny

    https://www.wsj.com/articles/justic...-memos-over-classified-information-1524243505

    WASHINGTON—At least two of the memos that former FBI Director James Comey gave to a friend outside of the government contained information that officials now consider classified, according to people familiar with the matter, prompting a review by the Justice Department’s internal watchdog.

    The Justice Department inspector general is now conducting an investigation into classification issues related to the Comey memos, according to a person familiar with the matter. Mr. Comey has said he considered the memos personal rather than government documents. He has told Congress that he wrote them and authorized their release to the media “as a private citizen.”

    Mr. Comey gave four total memos to his friend Daniel Richman, a former federal prosecutor who is now a professor at Columbia Law School, people familiar with the matter said. Three were considered unclassified at the time and one was classified.
    Kind of ironic that James Comey let Hillary off the hook when she was proven to commit crimes by illegally leaking classified information on her personal email server and now - -he is under investigation and could face prosecution for doing the same thing.

    The situation around Mr. Comey’s handling of his memos is analogous to the investigation the FBI under his leadership conducted of Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in 2016. While serving as secretary of state, Mrs. Clinton used a personal email server rather than a government account. After leaving government, thousands of her emails were determined to have contained classified information.
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    All this from one tiny little post. Was Clinton corrupt? Probably. Did Obama have some dubious friends? Yep. Do I think immigration is a pressing problem? Nope. Did Comey break the law by passing those notes? That's for the justice system to decide. And that Fresno professor is a class a a-hole. Then again so is Sean Hannity.
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  15. Pikapppatri8

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    Well more President Trump winning -- 14 states hit record low unemployment - thanks to deregulation, tax cuts and better trade deals. # MAGA Bitches.

    http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/384414-14-states-hit-record-low-unemployment

    Fourteen states have set new records for low unemployment rates in the last year, nearly a decade after the recession put millions of Americans out of work.

    The states hitting new unemployment lows run the ideological gamut, from conservative Texas to liberal California, suggesting a recovery stronger than any particular political persuasion.

    In March, eight states saw new record lows, including Hawaii (2.1 percent), Idaho (2.9 percent), Kentucky (4 percent ), Maine (2.7 percent), Mississippi (4.5 percent), Oregon (4.1 percent) and Wisconsin (2.9 percent).
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    Well well well another Muslim savage animal -- knows down innocent Canadians in a terror attack fueled by the sickness that is Islam. News reports indicating an infant has been killed.

    But California liberals want to ban the Bible ---- PC mentally deficient liberals.

    I am waiting to hear about that dumb shit Hogg asking for a ban on rental vans, a ban on muslims renting cars, and a ban on all cars that have more than 75 horsepower engines - because who needs more than 75 horses under the hood?

    https://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/suspe...-strikes-people-on-toronto-sidewalk-1.3898118
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    Nice to see the US Government finally work for American Citizens and not Against Us:

    http://www.foxnews.com/politics/201...s-with-prosecution-detention-deportation.html

    FACT: According to the UN and US Federal Law - if you cross more than one international border - you cannot claim asylum. Round them up, lock them up send them home! Rawhide.

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on Monday warned the “caravan” of Central American migrants arriving at the southern U.S. border that they could face prosecution, detention and deportation, as President Trump called on the agency to block the group.

    The announcement came as a group of about 50 migrants who left southern Mexico in March reportedly reached the U.S. border, planning to seek asylum.
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    I thought it pretty cool that they allowed Sen Duckworth's infant on the floor of the Senate. First baby to be allowed on the floor.
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    I agree - I hope she would also be pro-life and let other babies have a similar experience of being alive instead of ripped apart in the womb.

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