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    Thread: Official live update of spread of COVID19
Post: RE: Official live update of spread of COVID19

We haven't seen riots.  Yet. We're on the concave side of an exponential curve.  Nobody knows where this is going right now. [Image: https://i.ibb.co/4pYCFxq/183.png]
Rank Stranger News & Current Affairs 2157 99871 November 13, 2020 at 10:48 pm
    Thread: Distracted Driving Penalties
Post: RE: Distracted Driving Penalties

(November 13, 2020 at 9:42 pm)Sal Wrote: (November 13, 2020 at 3:24 pm)Rank Stranger Wrote: Snitch. Not  cool, dude. All that "snitches get stitches" jazz is such bullshit. Is it? If I follow a d...
Rank Stranger News & Current Affairs 31 594 November 13, 2020 at 10:29 pm
    Thread: Orange Ceasar Rises
Post: RE: Orange Ceasar Rises

Other people suspect the same thing of Trump. https://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/ny-o...story.html And his supporters... they know it in their bones.
Rank Stranger Politics 43 1084 November 13, 2020 at 5:11 pm
    Thread: Distracted Driving Penalties
Post: RE: Distracted Driving Penalties

Snitch.
Rank Stranger News & Current Affairs 31 594 November 13, 2020 at 3:24 pm
    Thread: Orange Ceasar Rises
Post: RE: Orange Ceasar Rises

Whatever you call it, I think Trump will use every tool at his disposal to remain in office. That includes his 70 million cultists. They may believe some demonstrably stupid shit- but they're often ...
Rank Stranger Politics 43 1084 November 13, 2020 at 3:16 pm
    Thread: Orange Ceasar Rises
Post: RE: Orange Ceasar Rises

I hope you're right. But I'm convinced that these Christian Nationalist authoritarians are going to try something like this. They might not succeed... but I think they'll try it.
Rank Stranger Politics 43 1084 November 13, 2020 at 12:43 pm
    Thread: Distracted Driving Penalties
Post: RE: Distracted Driving Penalties

Personally I'd rather deal with cell-phone idiots on the road than cops who have yet another reason to harass peaceful citizens and extort money from them. But they didn't ask my opinion  :fsm-wink:
Rank Stranger News & Current Affairs 31 594 November 13, 2020 at 12:42 pm
    Thread: Official live update of spread of COVID19
Post: RE: Official live update of spread of COVID19

Surely we Americans are capable of some response beyond political finger-pointing. My Commandress and I have been hiding in the basement since March. Not that I'm terribly worried about the bug myse...
Rank Stranger News & Current Affairs 2157 99871 November 13, 2020 at 11:56 am
    Thread: Official live update of spread of COVID19
Post: RE: Official live update of spread of COVID19

Anybody here listen to Dr. Osterholm's weekly (or thereabouts) podcasts? Best source of info I've come across. TLDR: hold onto your ass- this winter is gonna be weird: https://youtu.be/oTn8XAQ3RTY
Rank Stranger News & Current Affairs 2157 99871 November 13, 2020 at 10:17 am
    Thread: Official live update of spread of COVID19
Post: RE: Official live update of spread of COVID19

161541 new cases today.  We're going to blow right past 200k, probably within the next two weeks if this trend continues. My Commandress and I are staying at the house for the most part.  Putting new...
Rank Stranger News & Current Affairs 2157 99871 November 13, 2020 at 1:21 am
    Thread: Orange Ceasar Rises
Post: RE: Orange Ceasar Rises

Just four years ago the Supreme Court ruled that states can in fact compel electors to vote a certain way: What if the legislatures in Wisconsin and Georgia decide to force their electors to vote for...
Rank Stranger Politics 43 1084 November 12, 2020 at 9:57 pm
    Thread: Orange Ceasar Rises
Post: RE: Orange Ceasar Rises

(November 11, 2020 at 5:10 pm)SUNGULA Wrote: Commodus was a good fighter though. Trump couldn't whip cream.I don't know enough Roman history to comment on that part.  But I think it's worth pointing...
Rank Stranger Politics 43 1084 November 12, 2020 at 8:50 pm
    Thread: Orange Ceasar Rises
Post: RE: Orange Ceasar Rises

Trump has every tool he needs to become Orange Mussolini. He's got tens of millions of rabid supporters, a complicit Senate, and a judiciary packed with his appointees. We live in a turn-key police/...
Rank Stranger Politics 43 1084 November 11, 2020 at 12:51 pm
    Thread: Orange Ceasar Rises
Post: RE: Orange Ceasar Rises

I think riot-season is almost upon us.
Rank Stranger Politics 43 1084 November 11, 2020 at 2:59 am
    Thread: Orange Ceasar Rises
Post: RE: Orange Ceasar Rises

I hope you're right. But one thing I'd say is that a man with his kind of money doesn't need to accomplish much personally. He just needs to pay people who will. Or find ambitious ideologues who wi...
Rank Stranger Politics 43 1084 November 11, 2020 at 12:17 am
    Thread: Lame Duck Shit Show
Post: RE: Lame Duck Shit Show

Trump's going to flip this election if he can. The Republicans know they're about to lose some serious legislative power for a generation if Biden manages to win. If Trump can make halfway credibl...
Rank Stranger Politics 46 1162 November 11, 2020 at 12:13 am
    Thread: Orange Ceasar Rises
Post: Orange Ceasar Rises

Gather around brothers and sisters, I'd invite you to don a tinfoil hat or aluminum colander as is your preference.  Faraday-cages of all sorts are welcome. I was sitting on the back porch looking at...
Rank Stranger Politics 43 1084 November 11, 2020 at 12:04 am
    Thread: The white privilege to terrorize
Post: RE: The white privilege to terrorize

(May 1, 2020 at 9:36 pm)SUNGULA Wrote: [Image: https://img.particlenews.com/image.php?t...0OvmL5Wh00] Hmm ..... [Image: https://i.insider.com/5eac2453e3c3fb7364...width=1200] Imagine these guys wer...
Rank Stranger Politics 116 4892 October 29, 2020 at 5:29 pm
    Thread: Is preserving languages a good thing?
Post: RE: Is preserving languages a good thing?

Diversity is pretty well necessary to stabilize any complex system. It's true of aquariums, and it's true of societies. A big part of any culture is encoded in the language. There's no stopping sai...
Rank Stranger Politics 21 1503 October 29, 2020 at 5:12 pm
    Thread: Now the GOP trots out dirt on Hunter Biden
Post: RE: Now the GOP trots out dirt on Hunter Biden

(October 16, 2020 at 4:03 pm)Nomad Wrote: (October 16, 2020 at 12:51 pm)Rank Stranger Wrote: I wonder how long the NYT sat on Trump's tax returns... before releasing them at an opportune pre-elect...
Rank Stranger News & Current Affairs 89 2959 October 16, 2020 at 4:47 pm