2020 election cycle thread

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by AgelessDrifter, Dec 31, 2018.

  1. Kanmuk_Sealclubber

    Kanmuk_Sealclubber Yes

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  2. Utumno

    Utumno Administrator Staff Member

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    Wait are you saying it's actually the Rice Crime Family???
     
  3. Sear

    Sear TZT Neckbeard Lord

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    Shadow Susan the Puppet Master seems like a prime target for totally reasonable conspiracy theories.

    Let's get this party started by assuming George Soros is pulling the strings of Susan. The shadow shadow president, if u will.

    but is someone calling the shots for Soros? How deep does this rabbit hole go?
     
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  4. Agrul the White

    Agrul the White TZT Journeyman

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    i only knew daniel dale as that guy tzt ppl keep reposting tweets from, but his coverage has kind've a neat backstory

    I started counting Trump's false claims in September 2016, late in his race against Hillary Clinton, when I was the Washington correspondent for my hometown newspaper, Canada's Toronto Star. I started because I was frustrated by a gap in most US media coverage. Trump's incessant dishonesty was barely being mentioned in news copy, let alone treated as what it was: a central story of that campaign.

    So I thought I'd tweet out an occasional list of the false stuff Trump was saying. Then Michael Moore, the filmmaker, tweeted that I made a list "every single day." I suddenly got thousands of eager new Twitter followers. And I thought: My God, I guess I need to do this every single day...


    https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/19/poli...ing-trump/index.html?utm_source=pocket-newtab
     
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  5. TulionKT

    TulionKT Spamaton Will Rise Again

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    Hey guys check it out. The last three Presidents;

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  6. Grandasaur Egg

    Grandasaur Egg Groor.

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  7. Utumno

    Utumno Administrator Staff Member

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  8. Samassi Abou

    Samassi Abou TZT Abuser

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    Nothing weird about it. The leaders of these far right and extremist groups are often lifetime scam merchants and petty crims, like the UK's Tommy Robinson or random ISIS members.

    Let's be honest, most non-scummy people aren't going to join an organisation devoted to street violence and which was probably modeled on Hitler's Brown Shirts.
     
  9. Duke Red

    Duke Red TZT Regular

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    This fucking guy...

    https://www.vice.com/en/article/jgqkak/the-qanon-shaman-just-flipped-on-trump

    The ‘QAnon Shaman’ Just Flipped on Trump
    Jacob Chansley is no longer "horribly smitten" with the former president and is willing to testify against him in the impeachment trial.


    Jake Angeli, who prefers to be known as the “QAnon Shaman,” was one of the most visible rioters at the Capitol earlier this month: shirtless, carrying a spear, and wearing a viking headdress complete with horns, face paint, and a fur coat as he roared throughout the Senate chamber.

    Now Angeli wants to testify against the former president he was once “horribly smitten” with, his lawyer told the AP.

    Angeli, whose real name is Jacob Chansley, was indicted earlier this month on six counts, including violent entry and disorderly conduct in the Capitol building and obstructing an official proceeding. He’s scheduled to be arraigned Friday afternoon in Washington, D.C.

    In a memorandum earlier this month arguing to keep Angeli detained pending his trial, prosecutors also alleged that he wrote a threatening note to former Vice President Mike Pence and left it on the dais, telling him: “It’s only a matter of time, justice is coming.” (Prosecutors also said that Angeli “demonstrates scattered and fanciful thoughts, and is unable to appreciate reality.”)

    Angeli told VICE News earlier this month he was “not worried at all” about the pending investigation into him. “I’m quite proud of my participation,” Angeli said at the time. “I’d like to think I was an observer of history being made right in front of me.”

    Since then, however, Angeli has changed his tune. “He felt like he was betrayed by the president,” Angeli’s attorney Al Watkins, who has also represented the St. Louis gun couple, told the AP. Watkins said in a statement to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that his client wants to talk about “whether the words of former President Trump were understood by Mr. Chansley to be nothing short of an invitation to go to the Capitol with the President to ‘fight like hell.’”

    “If the pending Article of Impeachment has merit, the voice of Mr. Chansley, and the voice of others in like position [sic], must be heard and believed,” Watkins told the Post-Dispatch.

    Watkins told the AP that he hadn’t spoken to anyone in the Senate about this plan, and it’s unclear as of yet whether or not any witnesses will be called in Trump’s second impeachment trial. During Trump’s first impeachment trial last year, the Republican Senate majority blocked witness testimony to the consternation of Democrats. But Democrats now have a razor-thin majority—and some have said they don’t need witnesses this time around.

    “All of this was in plain view, what the president said, what he’s done,” Michigan Sen. Debbie Stabenow told CQ Roll Call last week. “We are the witnesses in my book.”

    Watkins did not immediately respond to a request for comment, nor did the office of Rep. Jamie Raskin, the House Democrat who will serve as the lead impeachment manager for Trump’s trial.

    Angelo is not the only person charged in connection with the Capitol riots who has blamed Trump for their actions in recent weeks.

    An attorney for 20-year-old Emanuel Jackson, a rioter who was charged with five counts including assaulting law enforcement, argued in a recent court filing that “the nature and circumstances of this offense must be viewed through the lens of an event inspired by the President of the United States,” citing the articles of impeachment brought against Trump.

    And earlier this week, Garret Miller, a rioter who was additionally charged with making threats to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and a Capitol police officer in posts online, released a statement through his attorney in which he apologized and pinned the blame on Trump for his conduct.

    “While I never intended to harm Congresswoman Ocasio-Cortez nor harm any members of the Capitol police force, I recognize that my social media posts were completely inappropriate,” the 34-year-old Miller told VICE News in a statement. “They were made at a time when Donald Trump had me believing that an American election was stolen.”
     
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  10. Kanmuk_Sealclubber

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    Oh fuck, is politics still going on? I forgot all about it.
     
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  11. Fais

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    Feds are impotent to fix the issues with the country right now. It still all about the governors. Hopefully, that will change soonish.
     
  12. Octavionn

    Octavionn Non-Financial Advisor

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    Sooo.. I haven't seen or heard of any this this in the news. But my Uncle who's a national guard sergeant just outed to me that all the state armories were being robbed of military equipment the weeks before the insurrection. Heavily armed Humvees, riot equipment, etc etc. Things that can make you look like the police.

    Apparently things were FAR worse than what the media knew or what people were allowed to reveal.
     
  13. Red

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  14. Agrul the White

    Agrul the White TZT Journeyman

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  15. Octavionn

    Octavionn Non-Financial Advisor

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    The king is dead... Long live the King!
     
  16. Grandasaur Egg

    Grandasaur Egg Groor.

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    Q anon is the same thing as Bitcoin and GME.
     
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  17. Red

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    How many deck shoes do you own?
     
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  18. Grandasaur Egg

    Grandasaur Egg Groor.

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    I had to look up deck shoes
     
  19. Sear

    Sear TZT Neckbeard Lord

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    I own two pairs of Sanuks. Is this a neckbeard thing now?
     
  20. Grandasaur Egg

    Grandasaur Egg Groor.

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    Is it a rich boi thing?