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1) He was not polished, articulate, or... 1,253 Views / 43 Replies  
1) He was not polished, articulate, or charismatic enough to take advantage of the media coverage he had

2) His over emphasis on the legalization of marijuana made it the signature issue he is...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Oct 24, 2016 at 06:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That is still a strange qualifier to add to any... 21,100 Views / 960 Replies  
That is still a strange qualifier to add to any conversation about one's own offspring.
His history of sexualizing his daughters even before they were born is simply not normal.

Whenever this...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Oct 24, 2016 at 06:25 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sarah Palin is his invited guest. So Trump is... 21,100 Views / 960 Replies  
Sarah Palin is his invited guest. So Trump is bringing in the big guns.

But no, this debate is not going to change any of the polling numbers.
The election is now a definite referendum on Trump...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Oct 19, 2016 at 07:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump does not hire, "the best people." He... 55,199 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Trump does not hire, "the best people."
He hires yes men who tell him what he wants to hear. Take a look at his campaign. The advisors with actual experience who gave him any semblance of practical...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Oct 19, 2016 at 07:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The Cult of Mormon seems to already taken their... 55,199 Views / 1,161 Replies  
The Cult of Mormon seems to already taken their electoral votes away from Trump.
I wonder if they are going to be numerous enough in AZ push the state blue.

Utah Poll: Independent Evan McMullin...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Oct 17, 2016 at 05:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
From my college experience it was the kids who... 3,957 Views / 135 Replies  
From my college experience it was the kids who were from rural areas that did the most drugs and drank in high school since they had nothing else to do out in podunk. The runners up were the kids who...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Oct 17, 2016 at 02:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
No more so than the people of any other nation 616 Views / 18 Replies  
No more so than the people of any other nation
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Oct 16, 2016 at 10:03 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I often have the inclination to ask, "How stupid... 655 Views / 10 Replies  
I often have the inclination to ask, "How stupid are people?"
Then you guys make threads like this and answer it for me.

Russia and more specifically Putin is the cause for increased tension...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Oct 15, 2016 at 08:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Is it more likely than not that a man with 5... 55,199 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Is it more likely than not that a man with 5 children from 3 different women, at least two of whom he had extramarital affairs on, who has a video recorded history of making self-incriminating claims...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Oct 13, 2016 at 03:28 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Meh, incomplete narrative. Trump happened... 3,957 Views / 135 Replies  
Meh, incomplete narrative.
Trump happened because the level of engagement in the primary process is pathetic.

Yes, he got the most votes in the history of the GOP primary system but he also did...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Oct 12, 2016 at 08:52 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That is sort of right. In civil court... 55,199 Views / 1,161 Replies  
That is sort of right.

In civil court however I sure as shit could get a jury to take that as an admission of guilt of unwanted physical contact and that it establishes a pattern of sexual...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Oct 11, 2016 at 06:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump totally won the debate by side stepping... 21,100 Views / 960 Replies  
Trump totally won the debate by side stepping every single question and never providing legitimate answers.

It is why the moderators got flustered and had to return to him several times to...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Oct 10, 2016 at 05:19 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Still in primary mode. Pandering to your base... 55,199 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Still in primary mode.
Pandering to your base isn't going to win over the independent voters.

And hovering over a woman's shoulder the entire time they are speaking when the popular discussion...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Oct 9, 2016 at 10:48 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Well Paul Ryan and the state party's support in... 55,199 Views / 1,161 Replies  
Well Paul Ryan and the state party's support in WI is gone.
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Oct 7, 2016 at 09:38 PM, in Political/War Lounge
To be fair the two cops were shot in the process... 225,592 Views / 4,023 Replies  
To be fair the two cops were shot in the process and they came upon a guy whom they probably thought was homeless because he was sleeping in a doorway. It just happened to be the bomber.
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Sep 22, 2016 at 12:13 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The problem with your editing of my post is that... 33,548 Views / 1,042 Replies  
The problem with your editing of my post is that the people who are voting against Clinton were always going to support the GOP candidate no matter who it was. That is not what is happening with the...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Sep 11, 2016 at 09:54 PM, in Political/War Lounge
You people are really underestimating the... 33,548 Views / 1,042 Replies  
You people are really underestimating the percentage of people who are voting against Trump rather than for Clinton.

She was never the most amiable candidate who could illicit the enthusiasm of...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Sep 11, 2016 at 07:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
They are. However that's a low estimate. Its... 33,548 Views / 1,042 Replies  
They are.
However that's a low estimate. Its more like 40-60% depending on the criteria.
A good segment of her supporters are as well.

Its not surprising the peasants don't know they're...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Sep 10, 2016 at 05:27 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What you said is true but the statistics of... 225,592 Views / 4,023 Replies  
What you said is true but the statistics of homicides and gun related crimes was not necessarily better when the city had only 3 or 4 major street gangs. It was merely more limited to gang members...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Aug 31, 2016 at 08:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That the case involves journalists is irrelevant.... 947 Views / 34 Replies  
That the case involves journalists is irrelevant.
It was framed as a copyright infringement issue which is certainly a realm that applies to journalists. Furthermore Thiel's involvement is legally...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Aug 25, 2016 at 03:49 PM, in MacNN Lounge
milwaukee... 225,592 Views / 4,023 Replies  
milwaukee (https://video.twimg.com/ext_tw_video/764763234918432768/pu/pl/OjA_4Z2t78TOFZXr.m3u8)

Congratulations MWK you just gave Trump a few percentage points in Wisconsin.
Going after...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Aug 14, 2016 at 08:54 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Yeah this is on "to see" list right after Will... 3,503 Views / 135 Replies  
Yeah this is on "to see" list right after Will Smith's Karate Kid and Micheal Keaton's Robocop.
I'd been more apt to have cared if it was a sequel rather than a remake. That bait was palatable...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Jul 19, 2016 at 08:23 AM, in MacNN Lounge
You're hung up on the religious aspect of it. ... 12,817 Views / 374 Replies  
You're hung up on the religious aspect of it.
I on the other hand am discussing the legal methodology in which your revenge fantasy is supposedly happening. The overriding issue is his status as an...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Jun 13, 2016 at 01:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Again, he is a born citizen. What legal standard... 12,817 Views / 374 Replies  
Again, he is a born citizen. What legal standard are you using to justify stripping him of his citizenship and once that precedent is set can that same reasoning not used again people like Peter...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Jun 12, 2016 at 08:53 PM, in Political/War Lounge
To where? We can't even get rid of the Gitmo... 12,817 Views / 374 Replies  
To where? We can't even get rid of the Gitmo prisoners because no nation will wants them back.

This guy was born here. He had the same rights to a firearm as everyone else born here.
To date I...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Jun 12, 2016 at 06:40 PM, in Political/War Lounge
How is that different than lower class people who... 20,774 Views / 836 Replies  
How is that different than lower class people who were born here?
You know other than the sense of entitlement and fear of manual labor Americans are naturally born with.
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Jun 10, 2016 at 03:02 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Because majorities in Congress are more important... 20,774 Views / 836 Replies  
Because majorities in Congress are more important than a president that doesn't share your goals
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Jun 10, 2016 at 02:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
America didn't. ... 20,774 Views / 836 Replies  
America didn't.
https://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--vcbjgu1W--/c_fit,fl_progressive,q_80,w_636/1526123343841543970.jpg
Hell we didn't even put the dirty krauts in internment camps...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Jun 7, 2016 at 10:51 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That would assume all of those endorsements came... 20,774 Views / 836 Replies  
That would assume all of those endorsements came out of actual desire to back Trump rather than out of obligation and pressure from leadership to try and present a united front for the sake of...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Jun 7, 2016 at 10:49 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Because when her father was in office she was... 20,774 Views / 836 Replies  
Because when her father was in office she was like 14?
And back then she wasn't pushed out in front of the press as a surrogate for the campaign?

Don't be a dolt.
The roles the kids play in...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Jun 6, 2016 at 06:31 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It won't. The insincerity dripping off some... 20,774 Views / 836 Replies  
It won't.

The insincerity dripping off some of the people at the top of the party as they have to say positive things about Trump's candidacy is hilarious. It was inevitable Ryan had to come out...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Jun 5, 2016 at 09:20 AM, in Political/War Lounge
You're being dense. There were no credible... 225,592 Views / 4,023 Replies  
You're being dense.
There were no credible first hand witnesses who saw Gray get apprehended when he may have potentially gotten injured and Nero was not the driver of the vehicle who could have...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on May 24, 2016 at 01:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Sure. Will the religious right and... 2,938 Views / 118 Replies  
Sure.
Will the religious right and conservative/non-reformed jews call it antisemitism, yup.
Thankfully the latter is disappearing in America as the intermarriage rate is dropping below 40%
Posted by Captain Obvious, on May 24, 2016 at 01:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
With no one left in the race he still only got... 20,774 Views / 836 Replies  
With no one left in the race he still only got 64% of the vote. In Nebraska. Not exactly the seat of educated and affluent establishement republicans.

That's not coalescing that is an adamant...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on May 12, 2016 at 08:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Its the same as every newspaper ever and network... 788 Views / 18 Replies  
Its the same as every newspaper ever and network news when there were only the big 3. As such who cares.
These days people seek out the news sources that echo the opinions they already have....
Posted by Captain Obvious, on May 10, 2016 at 08:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
fake account 3,158 Views / 69 Replies  
fake account
Posted by Captain Obvious, on May 5, 2016 at 02:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The white balance is off just on the one sign. 20,774 Views / 836 Replies  
The white balance is off just on the one sign.
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Apr 30, 2016 at 07:20 PM, in Political/War Lounge
f(*k no. He is a convicted murderer. There's... 1,010 Views / 36 Replies  
f(*k no.

He is a convicted murderer. There's no way that offense should pass the character and fitness criteria.
He may have been rehabilitated and he may be a functioning member of society but...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Apr 25, 2016 at 07:00 AM, in Political/War Lounge
How did he override the jury? The jury's job was... 225,592 Views / 4,023 Replies  
How did he override the jury? The jury's job was not to decide the sentence.

The judge did his job and did it correctly. The conviction was manslaughter and the officer was on duty patrolling the...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Apr 20, 2016 at 04:02 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Star Wars - Rogue One 1,051 Views / 36 Replies  
Finally, a Star Wars movie that doesn't look like its going to suck and will be somewhat original

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oec_YR_fJtM

More war less trying too hard to make sense of...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Apr 7, 2016 at 09:58 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Coincidence? Nah Most likely because they... 640 Views / 10 Replies  
Coincidence? Nah

Most likely because they were released or at their popular peak during your formative years. If you'd had been born 20 years later or earlier you'd probably have not had the same...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Apr 5, 2016 at 10:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
With regards to things like you mentioned it is... 802 Views / 36 Replies  
With regards to things like you mentioned it is simply idiotic to protest that members outside those groups cannot use, be inspired by, or popularize said elements as those particulars are not items...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Apr 5, 2016 at 10:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
And if you had confined the narrative to the... 225,592 Views / 4,023 Replies  
And if you had confined the narrative to the early 70s your point would be valid. However the real spike in incarcerations happened along side the increased use of more potent drugs that had greater...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Apr 1, 2016 at 03:00 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Half day off so we went to see it. Visually is... 3,158 Views / 69 Replies  
Half day off so we went to see it.
Visually is was great. The story however was garbage.
Character interpretation and development was even worse.

Affleck isn't my favorite person but he did a...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Mar 26, 2016 at 12:19 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Sanders was never going to be the favorite to win... 20,774 Views / 836 Replies  
Sanders was never going to be the favorite to win the nomination no matter who ran. In fact his success now is only because the Dems have a narrowed field of candidates to choose from. Once Clinton...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Mar 5, 2016 at 01:52 AM, in Political/War Lounge
As opposed to where? The panacea that is the... 1,735 Views / 53 Replies  
As opposed to where? The panacea that is the United Kingdom? You have a population that is almost 90% caucasian and 1/5th the size of the U.S. and still with such fewer variables to deal with you've...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Feb 15, 2016 at 11:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My comment was quite concise and self defining. ... 1,735 Views / 53 Replies  
My comment was quite concise and self defining. The more a policy erodes our ability to practice self-determination the harder it is for Americans to embrace it.



Yes, to the first. No, to...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Feb 15, 2016 at 11:10 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Its going to get messy in Congress. The slot... 7,018 Views / 224 Replies  
Its going to get messy in Congress. The slot should however be filled before November.

It does beg the question if this will cause the GOP primary voters to take a look at whom is most electable...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Feb 13, 2016 at 09:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
More and more places around the world are... 1,735 Views / 53 Replies  
More and more places around the world are becoming dangerous and contentious as they see changes in two areas:
1) industrialization
2) diversity

Populations that were once more rural,...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Feb 9, 2016 at 01:56 AM, in Political/War Lounge
There are no minorities in Iowa and a lot of... 16,852 Views / 654 Replies  
There are no minorities in Iowa and a lot of sanctimonious idealistic college kids who think they know how the world works. That's why Sanders did well last night. Its almost like his supporters...
Posted by Captain Obvious, on Feb 2, 2016 at 10:45 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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