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    Quote Originally Posted by UnifiedDivide View Post
    Time for another "why the fuck are they letting Trump speak on national TV when he can't even answer questions about policy, has no understanding of.... anything, and can't even just tell the truth?" thread.

    How anyone in their right mind can support such an uneducated muppet that is full of huge amounts of utter shite is beyond me.
    S: The US has 4% of the population and more than 20% of the deaths

    T: Well, we do much more testing


    Holy fucking dog shit for brains. Not enough h's and a's for the amount of crazed laughing that turns to tears that I'm doing over this one.

    Must. Hold. On... a little longer!

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnifiedDivide View Post
    Time for another "why the fuck are they letting Trump speak on national TV when he can't even answer questions about policy, has no understanding of.... anything, and can't even just tell the truth?" thread.

    How anyone in their right mind can support such an uneducated muppet that is full of huge amounts of utter shite is beyond me.
    How anyone can look at that and say that Trump is playing with more marbles than Biden, or is even a fully functioning human being is beyond me. Like, for all his gaffes and stupidity Biden can sit down and talk policy and stats. He can talk specifics. Trump can barely do more than vomit out a handful of slogans "Democrat run cities" "Sanctuary cities" "Radical leftists" "Herd developed (immunity)" without any any of that actually fuckin means. He goes from attacking "Democrat run cities" to saying he's the president of everyone in the same fuckin sentence, a fuckin contradiction when he frequently talks about hurting or letting those in "Democrat run cities", or states, suffer.

    https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1306050203687026691

    This one in particular fuckin gets me. I don't think we have ever had a president this completely and utterly self centered and infatuated with himself. Even if we are to believe this "totally real story that is a thing that really actually happened in real life for realz"...why brag about it? How fucking tacky is that when going on an unfounded, unhinged rant about some fictitious war with North Korea. Just talk about the beautiful love letters with another married man and say you've made more progress by saluting a North Korean general on international cameras than any president ever.

  5. #57025
    Quote Originally Posted by Dead Moose Fandango View Post
    As long as you're not all ewoks. I swear, I will come over there and burn those forest cities myself if that's the case.
    Don't worry, didn't you hear? Our trees are already exploding. Soon we have no homes left.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Inuyaki View Post
    Don't worry, didn't you hear? Our trees are already exploding. Soon we have no homes left.
    Somehow exploding tree makes me think of quotes like this

    "In Australia, the native eucalyptus trees are also known to explode during bush fires due to the high flammability of vaporised eucalyptus oil produced by the tree naturally"
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exploding_tree

    Edit: Should say i did not go to wikipedia directly but googled exploding eucalyptus
    Last edited by Xarkan; 2020-09-16 at 04:35 AM.

  7. #57027
    Quote Originally Posted by DocSavageFan View Post
    Urban forests in Europe have much more wood loading (compared to rural areas) as well as more old growth trees as well.

    https://nordicforestresearch.org/wp-...aper-final.pdf
    Now show us a picture of the Rivendell of Austria where all the people live in one giant tree. If you could also give us a picture of the elven city that would be great.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Xarkan View Post
    Somehow exploding tree makes me think of quotes like this

    "In Australia, the native eucalyptus trees are also known to explode during bush fires due to the high flammability of vaporised eucalyptus oil produced by the tree naturally"
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Exploding_tree

    Edit: Should say i did not go to wikipedia directly but googled exploding eucalyptus
    To be honest, the media in my country right now is questioning if he mixed up Austria and Australia. This fucking timeline...

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    Quote Originally Posted by DocSavageFan View Post
    Urban forests in Europe have much more wood loading (compared to rural areas) as well as more old growth trees as well.

    https://nordicforestresearch.org/wp-...aper-final.pdf
    He spoke about forest cities. Well, if you're generous, there are - at best - 3 cities in Austria- and while all of them have some trees and parks - urban forests? Have you ever been to one of these cities? One of them is literally known as "Steel City"...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dontrike View Post
    Now show us a picture of the Rivendell of Austria where all the people live in one giant tree. If you could also give us a picture of the elven city that would be great.
    Our sources tell us that Joe Biden is constructing a new battlestation in orbit above the forest moon of Austria. Many Bothans died to bring us this information.
    "Multiculturalism has failed!" angrily types a person of European descent living in the Americas in a Germanic language using Roman characters on a device coded with Arabic numerals before leaving in a huff to go watch cartoons made in Japan.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elegiac View Post
    Our sources tell us that Joe Biden is constructing a new battlestation in orbit above the forest moon of Austria. Many Bothans died to bring us this information.
    I personally would have changed "Bothans" to "Qanons" but otherwise well done.

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    Fuck Florida.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elegiac View Post
    Our sources tell us that Joe Biden is constructing a new battlestation in orbit above the forest moon of Austria. Many Bothans died to bring us this information.
    Deep State: "Do it."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dontrike View Post
    Now show us a picture of the Rivendell of Austria where all the people live in one giant tree. If you could also give us a picture of the elven city that would be great.
    How could he? Rivendell matters not, because they’re taking the Hobbits to Isengard! And we know Saruman burnt the trees! Saruman is code for Joe Biden. Biden burnt California. You heard it here first! Deep state!

  13. #57033
    Quote Originally Posted by Eviscero View Post
    Must. Hold. On... a little longer!
    If you're lucky, it'll only be a few months. But people are stupid and you could very well end up with him for another 4.

  14. #57034
    Trump angry with democrats not implementing a national mask mandate:

    https://twitter.com/Acyn/status/1306041359308996610

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edge- View Post
    I don't think we have ever had a president this completely and utterly self centered and infatuated with himself.
    I'll take "cult leader" for 500.

    He has the most vacuous grasp on what his administration is even doing that he genuinely can't answer questions without either making shit up, lying about something specific, misdirecting to a random democrat (Hillary and Biden being faves, ofc), going on completely unrelated tangents, or telling you that his super amazing policy is coming in 2 weeks (props to George for calling him out on that bullshit) then forgetting all about it.

    And people support this. The US right wing is the height of clownery.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twdft View Post
    Trump angry with democrats not implementing a national mask mandate:

    https://twitter.com/Acyn/status/1306041359308996610
    Yeah, this is like Ronna whatsherface trying to say Biden has a "disastrous" record in responding to COVID.

    Little did we know, Biden has been president all along!

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    Quote Originally Posted by UnifiedDivide View Post
    If you're lucky, it'll only be a few months. But people are stupid and you could very well end up with him for another 4.
    I mean, it's like Trump said, 'herd mentality'.



    People give Don Lemon shit for whatever reason, but he's knocked this out of the park. Any Trump supporter who actually disagrees with this is an utter moron. 'I agree with him on things, mostly'. Like 200k dead because of incompetence? You're okay with that mostly?
    Last edited by Valkyrst; 2020-09-16 at 10:16 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Twdft View Post
    Trump angry with democrats not implementing a national mask mandate:

    https://twitter.com/Acyn/status/1306041359308996610
    As awful as this is, it’s also hilarious. Trump is trying to revise the history of the past four years and claim that Joe Biden, or Kamala Harris, or AOC, or anybody somebody please!!1! was president and not him. He literally is trying to run against his own record by shifting that record to someone else. What a clown.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Valkyrst View Post
    I mean, it's like Trump said, 'herd mentality'.



    People give Don Lemon shit for whatever reason, but he's knocked this out of the park. Any Trump supporter is an utter moron. 'I agree with him on things, mostly'. Like 200k dead because of incompetence? You're okay with that mostly?
    There fixed that for you.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gelannerai View Post
    As awful as this is, it’s also hilarious. Trump is trying to revise the history of the past four years and claim that Joe Biden, or Kamala Harris, or AOC, or anybody somebody please!!1! was president and not him. He literally is trying to run against his own record by shifting that record to someone else. What a clown.
    It's all about his insecurity and not growing as a person past middle school. He cannot accept responsibility, ever, even in the face of facts and his own words or actions. Who else does that? Children.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SirBeef View Post
    It's all about his insecurity and not growing as a person past middle school. He cannot accept responsibility, ever, even in the face of facts and his own words or actions. Who else does that? Children.
    Biden is senile, but Trump doesn’t even know who the president is. Trump supporters keep bitching that Harris said its her presidency, but don’t blink an eye when Trump claims it’s Biden’s job?
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    Just a heads-up, let's make a little game here.

    1) First, read the line "This ABC town hall is a disaster for Trump because he's unable to discuss policy, his record is objectively bad, and he's not on Fox & Friends. I'm surprised he'd agree to do this."

    2) Then, follow UD's link and read the thread.

    3) Was it better, or worse, or about the same, as you expected?

    HINT: When asked about systemic racism, he talks about his poll numbers.

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    While Trump discusses how herd mentality will break the virus --

    "Um, I think you meant to say 'herd immunity' there."

    You'd think that, wouldn't you?

    With time it goes away. You'll develop, you'll develop herd — like a herd mentality. It's going to be, it’s going to be herd-developed, and that's going to happen. That will all happen. But with a vaccine, I think it will go away very quickly.
    Wanna see the video? Follow UD's link.

    Anyhow, while Trump discusses herd mentality, let's talk about the payroll tax deferral.

    It's...there. It exists. But unless you were auto-enrolled by Trump because you work in the military or federal govt*, don't expect to see a lot of takers.

    The decision by many business leaders to pass on the program marks a setback for Trump’s attempt to increase workers’ paychecks during the pandemic just weeks before the presidential election.

    “UPS has opted out of participating in the voluntary Executive Order that allows deferral of collection of employee payroll taxes for the remainder of 2020,” Glenn Zaccara, a spokesperson for the company, said. “We believe our decision was in the best interest of our employees.”

    “We recognize that for some, it may have been helpful to have more money in their paychecks in 2020,” Zaccara added. “Yet, not all employees have professional tax planning needed to prepare effectively for the added obligation they would face in 2021.”

    “Wells Fargo has decided to continue to withhold and remit the Social Security portion of the employees and employers’ payroll taxes to avoid creating a future financial burden for employees,” said Peter Gilchrist, a spokesperson for the company.

    Mike DeAngelis, a spokesperson for CVS Health, said the company “determined that participating in this optional deferral program is not in our employees’ best interest.”

    Businesses also are reluctant to participate in the deferral because they continue to have questions about implementation.

    A FedEx spokesperson said there are still some unanswered questions following the release of the IRS guidance and that the company “plans to continue withholding and remitting employees’ share of Social Security taxes at least until more complete guidance is released by the Internal Revenue Service and Treasury Department.”

    It’s not just employers in the private sector who are rejecting Trump’s offer. Some public-sector employers, including states led by Republicans and Democrats, have decided against implementing the deferral.

    The National Association of State Auditors, Comptrollers and Treasurers surveyed states and found that most are not participating, while others said they weren’t sure. No states affirmatively said they were planning to defer employees’ taxes.
    This is my favorite part of the article, however. It's time to play Guess the Speaker!

    We just decided ... to not pursue this as a state. It’s a delay, and you end up having to pick up in January and pay double.
    "Clearly the governor of some commie librul state, probably loaded with sanctuary cities and weed."

    That was Indiana. Yes, that Indiana.

    The House isn't doing it, and the Senate doesn't seem to be doing it either. In fact, so many leaders at the front aren't doing it, that it seems like nobody following them is doing it, either. Hmm. There should be a name for that kind of thinking.

    Trump intentionally and personally blocked COVID-19 relief negotiations, then tried this to be the hero. It had clumsy, poorly-implemented authority and implementation, hits businesses that lose employees that deferred (the tax money has to come from somewhere), and Trump's promise to make it permanent is out of his tiny hands -- he legally can't do that. And, as I'll keep bringing up because it keeps being true, it has zero effect on people fired because of the coronavirus outbreak, because PPP funds ran out, because Trump refused to negotiate.



    * WH employees are unable to opt out. They are being forced to do this.

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