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    Quote Originally Posted by Mihalik View Post
    I wouldn't go that far. I deeply despise the man(I still think he is probably a rapist and he is actually senile), but I try to shut up about it as much as possible because ultimately no matter what, at least he is not Idiot Twitler.

    I think Biden falls far short of being mediocre, but we might get lucky and he gets a stroke by February, and then at least end up with a mediocre and not senile president in office, but again it doesn't matter, I will vote for the guy because he is not an authoritarian idiot like Trump who'd usher in a fascist state by sheer malice and incompetence.
    I look forward to the day that I don't have to wake up and check the news to see what kind of disaster Trump got us into.

    Biden is that guy. He's not and won't be a transformational President. He's a stabilizing President. We haven't had one of those in a while. It's a cliche quote, but he's not the man we want, but he's the man we need.
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    Man, there really should have been an Xzibit cameo in Inception.

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    Idk if this was already posted but here is some very bad news.

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn...rnd/index.html

    It appears that someone at USPS is hiring contractors to dump mail or that “contractor” isn’t filling their job whatever that may be.

  3. #13103
    https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/...relief-package

    Republicans on helping Americans and small businesses in the midst of a pandemic.

    Democrats: We want $3 trillion, it's urgently needed by everyone from unemployed folks to small businesses to cities and states who are all getting hit hard.

    Republicans in the Senate: Here's a $1T plan that's utterly unacceptable. We're done now, talk to the White House.

    Republicans in the White House: Nah, not interested in working with you. We'll do it ourselves.

    Democrats: Fine, $2 trillion, but we need this shit.

    Republicans: Nah, but we don't.

    Democrats: Seriously?

    Republicans in the White House: Well, we might be able to do $1T, but meh, we're not terribly motivated.

    Democrats: For the love of...FINE. MCCONNELL?!

    Republicans in the Senate: Well, we can do $500B. Also you can't give money to cities and states. Also, no more $1,200 stimulus checks like we said back in July.

    I wouldn't be surprised if this passes. Why? Because the US people and small businesses need all the help that they can get and they need it now, and can't afford to wait another 3-4 months while Republicans drag their feet and Democrats fight for actual pandemic funding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edge- View Post
    https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/...relief-package

    Republicans on helping Americans and small businesses in the midst of a pandemic.

    Democrats: We want $3 trillion, it's urgently needed by everyone from unemployed folks to small businesses to cities and states who are all getting hit hard.

    Republicans in the Senate: Here's a $1T plan that's utterly unacceptable. We're done now, talk to the White House.

    Republicans in the White House: Nah, not interested in working with you. We'll do it ourselves.

    Democrats: Fine, $2 trillion, but we need this shit.

    Republicans: Nah, but we don't.

    Democrats: Seriously?

    Republicans in the White House: Well, we might be able to do $1T, but meh, we're not terribly motivated.

    Democrats: For the love of...FINE. MCCONNELL?!

    Republicans in the Senate: Well, we can do $500B. Also you can't give money to cities and states. Also, no more $1,200 stimulus checks like we said back in July.

    I wouldn't be surprised if this passes. Why? Because the US people and small businesses need all the help that they can get and they need it now, and can't afford to wait another 3-4 months while Republicans drag their feet and Democrats fight for actual pandemic funding.
    And yet there are functional retards who blame dem's for lack of relief aid.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beanman12345 View Post
    And yet there are functional retards who blame dem's for lack of relief aid.
    Tankies already claiming that Biden will be a moderate disappointment.

    Since he wont liquidate the Kulaks, and use the grist to pay them to watch podcasts all day.
    Welcome to GEN-OT, have a seat, we'll introduce you to the 23-year-old who will lecture you about how Democrats didn't try hard enough to improve the ACA, and once that's all set up you'll be assigned a socialist who supported Ron Paul up to 2015 to harass you forever.
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    Quote Originally Posted by beanman12345 View Post
    And yet there are functional retards who blame dem's for lack of relief aid.
    I mean...they're right if they're blaming Democrats for wanting a useful and productive bill for pandemic relief and not just signing off on a $100 check from Congress to the Make-a-Wish foundation and then patting themselves on the back before they go off to another fundraising dinner.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edge- View Post
    I wouldn't be surprised if this passes. Why? Because the US people and small businesses need all the help that they can get and they need it now, and can't afford to wait another 3-4 months while Republicans drag their feet and Democrats fight for actual pandemic funding.
    I'd be shocked if it did pass.
    40..maybe 41 votes. And that many for the loyalty to the brand.
    I'd wager that there are at least half dozen in the gop that will vote for it only because they know it won't pass. Conversely if it had any chance those same would vote against it. (If you're scratching your head at that...politics!)

  8. #13108
    Quote Originally Posted by Shadowferal View Post
    It seems you haven't been keeping up with current events.
    You're part of the reason why there won't be a stimulus package and additional unemployment funding until after November.
    1. We were talking about after the election.
    2. Holy shit!!!!!!!!! I'm a US Senator??!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!?
    3. We probably wouldn't be in the midst of an economic collapse had the orange shitgibbon been a leader and put the country before himself but him and the other pieces of shit (who also put themselves before the country) you want to include in all the decision making, decided wearing masks was uncomfortable.

    But no, let's call me the problem.

  9. #13109
    Quote Originally Posted by Edge- View Post
    https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/...relief-package

    Republicans on helping Americans and small businesses in the midst of a pandemic.

    Democrats: We want $3 trillion, it's urgently needed by everyone from unemployed folks to small businesses to cities and states who are all getting hit hard.

    Republicans in the Senate: Here's a $1T plan that's utterly unacceptable. We're done now, talk to the White House.

    Republicans in the White House: Nah, not interested in working with you. We'll do it ourselves.

    Democrats: Fine, $2 trillion, but we need this shit.

    Republicans: Nah, but we don't.

    Democrats: Seriously?

    Republicans in the White House: Well, we might be able to do $1T, but meh, we're not terribly motivated.

    Democrats: For the love of...FINE. MCCONNELL?!

    Republicans in the Senate: Well, we can do $500B. Also you can't give money to cities and states. Also, no more $1,200 stimulus checks like we said back in July.

    I wouldn't be surprised if this passes. Why? Because the US people and small businesses need all the help that they can get and they need it now, and can't afford to wait another 3-4 months while Republicans drag their feet and Democrats fight for actual pandemic funding.
    I was listening to Steve Inskeep interview with Jerome Powell. This part strikes me as something that the GOP representatives in congress should listen to.

    So this is a fiscal policy question, and it's not really for the Fed, but I would say that the U.S. fiscal policy at the federal level has been on an unsustainable path for some time. And by that what I mean is the debt is growing faster than the economy. By definition, that is unsustainable. Eventually, that can't go on. And the time to deal with that is when the economy is healthy, when there's growth, when unemployment is low, when people can afford to pay taxes and we can control spending. That's the time to deal with that. The time to start working on fiscal sustainability is not right now when we have so many people in need. In fact, now, to the extent you can keep people in the workforce, keep them in their houses, they're going to be able to contribute more to the economy and they're going to be paying taxes. And it's going to be, you know, you'll have a stronger, faster growing, more resilient economy coming out of it if you do keep these people connected to the economy. It'll cost money now, but it will pay dividends later.

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    If this is your train of thought, you are shitting on every single person on social security. Because unlike Trump’s plan, it won’t be defunded by 2023 under Biden.

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    Screaming “people support Medicare for all”, while the man defunding social security is running for office.
    its payroll taxes. Its funds half of Medicare, so at the same time they are defunding SS they are defunding Medicare.
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  11. #13111
    https://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/100...AI-MtZgS_MtXv4

    Georgia SoS says they have 1,000 potential cases of double-voting in the state. That's a lot!

    It's also a state that saw 2.2 million votes in the primary.

    Meaning that if 1,000 were cast twice, we'd be looking at a .00045% rate of voter fraud. Which seems fairly statistically insignificant, even if we assume (wrongly) that all of them voted the same way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edge- View Post
    https://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/100...AI-MtZgS_MtXv4

    Georgia SoS says they have 1,000 potential cases of double-voting in the state. That's a lot!

    It's also a state that saw 2.2 million votes in the primary.

    Meaning that if 1,000 were cast twice, we'd be looking at a .00045% rate of voter fraud. Which seems fairly statistically insignificant, even if we assume (wrongly) that all of them voted the same way.
    Probably won’t even be 1000 when it’s all said and done, like the last time republicans had a voter fraud “epidemic”.

    https://slate.com/news-and-politics/...ers-purge.html

    I will give him credit though: he does say this shows the system works, as they were caught.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edge- View Post
    https://thehill.com/homenews/senate/...relief-package

    Republicans on helping Americans and small businesses in the midst of a pandemic.

    Democrats: We want $3 trillion, it's urgently needed by everyone from unemployed folks to small businesses to cities and states who are all getting hit hard.

    Republicans in the Senate: Here's a $1T plan that's utterly unacceptable. We're done now, talk to the White House.

    Republicans in the White House: Nah, not interested in working with you. We'll do it ourselves.

    Democrats: Fine, $2 trillion, but we need this shit.

    Republicans: Nah, but we don't.

    Democrats: Seriously?

    Republicans in the White House: Well, we might be able to do $1T, but meh, we're not terribly motivated.

    Democrats: For the love of...FINE. MCCONNELL?!

    Republicans in the Senate: Well, we can do $500B. Also you can't give money to cities and states. Also, no more $1,200 stimulus checks like we said back in July.

    I wouldn't be surprised if this passes. Why? Because the US people and small businesses need all the help that they can get and they need it now, and can't afford to wait another 3-4 months while Republicans drag their feet and Democrats fight for actual pandemic funding.
    He mentioned funding for unemployment, I assume it's just gonna be +$300 a week or less though? I didn't see a number in the article.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beanman12345 View Post
    And yet there are functional retards who blame dem's for lack of relief aid.
    Aka: My Senator Barrasso. Every single thing he posts on FB is whining about how "Republicans are ready to get the country going but those darn Democrats just won't work with us!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hinastorm View Post
    He mentioned funding for unemployment, I assume it's just gonna be +$300 a week or less though? I didn't see a number in the article.
    Probably going to be timed right around...I don't know...is there any significant date coming up in the next couple of months that Dipshit-in-Chief and his retarded enablers could choose to target for this money?

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    The Republican bill includes a $300 per week federal unemployment benefit through the end of the year...

    The vote is Thursday.

  17. #13117
    Quote Originally Posted by Shadowferal View Post
    The Republican bill includes a $300 per week federal unemployment benefit through the end of the year...

    The vote is Thursday.
    Oh good, they can gut 75% of the bill, add in half the benefit as previous, and then dishonestly say Democrats are holding the bill up if they don't vote for it.

    I mean, at least that's something and folks desperately need the help, but it's pretty fuckin pathetic and very expected from the terrified party of small, boring ideas.

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    When neither McConnell nor Graham's numbers improve I think they'll return to the Senate in a couple of weeks, if not sooner.
    They're both polling even with their respective democrat challengers at the moment. And that shouldn't be reassuring to either.

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    I'm not normally one to condone or shame endorsements for a canidate outside their own control, but this one is a doozy.

    Niece of Osama bin Laden who has come out as a Trump supporter and QAnon believer
    She has claimed that if Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is elected, America would be at risk of another September 11-style attack.

    "ISIS proliferated under the Obama/Biden administration, leading to them coming to Europe," bin Ladin told the Post.

    "Trump has shown he protects America and us by extension from foreign threats by obliterating terrorists at the root and before they get a chance to strike."

    Bin Ladin has also referred to Biden as "Sleepy Joe," a nickname Trump frequently uses.
    Granted Biden did also Former Michigan Governor and all around terrible person Rick Snyder

    Republican, and Former Michigan governor says he's voting for Biden
    Synder concluded the op-ed by pushing for a return to civility, arguing that Biden is best suited for that job.

    "I hope you will join me and help others by using Relentless Positive Action to elect Joe Biden as America’s next president," Synder said.

    The endorsement from Synder comes as the 2020 campaign enters its final stretch. He joined nearly 100 Republicans who on Thursday endorsed Biden.
    ...

    More than 70 former national security officials who served under Republican administrations also endorsed Biden last month, saying in a joint statement that Trump has "disappointed millions of voters who put their faith in him and has demonstrated that he is dangerously unfit to serve another term."
    Voter shamming is terrible and shows you have no faith in the Democratic process. Don't do it.

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    https://www.bloomberg.com/news/artic...arroll-lawsuit

    Why is the DoJ joining Trump's defense for a 2 decade old rape allegation, currently in court for defamation against the alleged victim?

    In a court filing Tuesday, the Justice Department said Trump was acting “within the scope” of his job as president when he said Carroll lied about the incident, prompting her lawsuit.
    How is it part of his job to lie about decades-old rape allegations?

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