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As far as I know, he doesn’t. Have no idea... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
As far as I know, he doesn’t.

Have no idea if this is true, but one thing I’ve read is Japan likes it that way because then they can take advantage of the ambassador’s lack of cultural insight.
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Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 10:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
That’s a ridiculous conspiracy. Hillary’s way too... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
That’s a ridiculous conspiracy. Hillary’s way too smart to do her shady shit over email. ;)

With rare exception, anybody in government who does an end-run around email retention policy should get...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 10:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Conservatives unquestionably use a different... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Conservatives unquestionably use a different yardstick for Clinton than they do Trump, but AFAIK, it’s never been shown the Trump family ran classified information through their private email.
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Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 04:28 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This was the reason Trump gave for why the... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
This was the reason Trump gave for why the drawdown in Afghanistan took so long.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 10:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I go manual with corks, but use one of these. ... 60,180 Views / 248 Replies  
I go manual with corks, but use one of these.

https://imgur.com/NlRPfLN.jpg
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 10:40 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The big Rahm story, back from when he was Obama’s... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
The big Rahm story, back from when he was Obama’s Chief of Staff, is his favorite tactic was to ambush people as they came out of the shower in the Congressional gym’s locker room.

So, just like...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 04:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I still have my “summoning” demerit badge. 233,928 Views / 631 Replies  
I still have my “summoning” demerit badge.
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 04:01 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Oh, absolutely. We can say Trump’s illegal... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Oh, absolutely.

We can say Trump’s illegal immigration policy wasn’t substantive in the sense it didn’t originate from substance, because the man has none. He didn’t think past it’s use as a meme,...
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2021 at 01:35 PM, in Political/War Lounge
It’s not quite the same, but it’s in a similar... 233,928 Views / 631 Replies  
It’s not quite the same, but it’s in a similar family to “don’t try and catch the knife when you drop it”.

Or chainsaw. Knew a guy who woopsed three fingers not following that rule.
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2021 at 01:20 PM, in MacNN Lounge
They have ones that sit at 185°F. The Zojirushi... 60,180 Views / 248 Replies  
They have ones that sit at 185°F. The Zojirushi boiler I have for work does that too.

Edit: woops! That’s a little low for coffee, and I guess the kettle I was looking at *doesnt* keep the temp...
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2021 at 12:52 PM, in MacNN Lounge
I could be totally wrong, but the impression I’ve... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
I could be totally wrong, but the impression I’ve had is for our closest allies, the real jobby-job aspects are handled by career State Department and/or Defense Department types. Those are the...
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2021 at 05:32 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Unfortunately, RF 4 doesn’t have that excuse.... 20,619 Views / 107 Replies  
Unfortunately, RF 4 doesn’t have that excuse. It’s just kinda lazy. Everybody is one-dimensional, and tends to behave like a child, or actually is a child.

https://imgur.com/km6g9LH.jpg


If I...
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2021 at 04:34 AM, in Gaming
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/AridReasonableHoki-size_... 233,928 Views / 631 Replies  
https://thumbs.gfycat.com/AridReasonableHoki-size_restricted.gif
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2021 at 03:48 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Greetings from a member of the Jaz master race. 227 Views / 5 Replies  
Greetings from a member of the Jaz master race.
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2021 at 03:41 AM, in Consumer Hardware & Components
I will of course defer to your proximity, but... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
I will of course defer to your proximity, but you’re the only person I’ve heard claim this.


Edit: sorry we sent you an abusive asshole.
Posted by subego, on May 14, 2021 at 03:16 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Electric kettle? 60,180 Views / 248 Replies  
Electric kettle?
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2021 at 05:23 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Got it. Total ****ing drag. :( 229,417 Views / 1,006 Replies  
Got it. Total ****ing drag. :(
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2021 at 05:21 PM, in Political/War Lounge
GF can’t get vaccinated? 229,417 Views / 1,006 Replies  
GF can’t get vaccinated?
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2021 at 04:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
My instincts tell me Putin likely has direct... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
My instincts tell me Putin likely has direct evidence of Trump evading taxes and/or laundering money.

How does Putin having more difficulty dealing with America help to keep us out of Syria?
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2021 at 02:56 PM, in Political/War Lounge
As an aside, when it comes to Trump, this is a... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
As an aside, when it comes to Trump, this is a feature and not a bug.

Trump isn’t ideological, and thinks politics is for cucks.

He’d have been way more dangerous if he actually believed in...
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2021 at 02:23 PM, in Political/War Lounge
From what I’ve been told, ambassador to Japan is... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
From what I’ve been told, ambassador to Japan is one of those gigs you get as a reward, and don’t have to actually do anything other than go to parties and burn an expense account. I figure he can...
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2021 at 02:08 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://imgur.com/EEHjC2o.jpg When I... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
https://imgur.com/EEHjC2o.jpg


When I think “diplomacy”, Rahm is always the first person who comes to mind.
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2021 at 12:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ve only known “man of substance” to mean “man... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
I’ve only known “man of substance” to mean “man of integrity”, which Trump is most certainly not.

Lots of power, money, and influence would be a “man of means”.
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2021 at 12:37 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ve had three Instacarts in a row where the... 316,369 Views / 687 Replies  
I’ve had three Instacarts in a row where the instructions were “put each pound of this deli item in a separate container”, and what I get is one big container. Sometimes they’re out, but then you...
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2021 at 12:05 PM, in MacNN Lounge
How much does a “gig economy” person (Uber,... 316,369 Views / 687 Replies  
How much does a “gig economy” person (Uber, Instacart, etc.) need to screw up before you ding them?
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2021 at 11:08 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Is it possible there’s a semantic issue here? ... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Is it possible there’s a semantic issue here?

For example, I would by no means describe Trump as a “man of substance”. Is the idea his policies aren’t substantive because they originate from a man...
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2021 at 10:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Of course I would. Why wouldn’t I? What gives the... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Of course I would. Why wouldn’t I? What gives the impression I wouldn’t? I obviously need to correct that impression.

Edit: one of my arguments against Hillary was she’d start a war. In other...
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2021 at 09:30 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Not switching on a new meat grinder counts for... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Not switching on a new meat grinder counts for something.

It ends up counting for more because Trump’s opponents warned his awful personality traits (like poor impulse control, hostility, and...
Posted by subego, on May 13, 2021 at 02:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’m the one who’s not being clear. You were... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
I’m the one who’s not being clear. You were totally clear. :)

The best way I can explain my convoluted thought process is think of what I called “the proposition” like it’s a disease.

We’re...
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2021 at 12:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://imgur.com/bBjqQfH.jpg ... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
https://imgur.com/bBjqQfH.jpg


https://imgur.com/zS51kMw.gif
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2021 at 08:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Rune Factory 4 is kinda like this. Everyone’s a... 20,619 Views / 107 Replies  
Rune Factory 4 is kinda like this. Everyone’s a dud except for a couple so-so late game options.

The best choices, by like an order of magnitude, aren’t romance-able.

I just didn’t bother.
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2021 at 07:21 AM, in Gaming
Well, the context of this particular situation is... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Well, the context of this particular situation is a little unusual.

The proposition is “anti-Hillary and anti-Biden Sanders supporters are actually crypto-Trump supporters”.

If we want to...
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2021 at 07:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
My point about the CinC and State is if they want... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
My point about the CinC and State is if they want a war, they have unrestricted access to the means of getting one. :)

The lens we’re supposed to be looking through for analysis is that of the...
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2021 at 06:33 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Just had someone pimp the ceramic pour over.... 60,180 Views / 248 Replies  
Just had someone pimp the ceramic pour over. Tempting.
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2021 at 06:14 AM, in MacNN Lounge
I like third parties, and consistently vote for... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
I like third parties, and consistently vote for them, but I can’t deny the realpolitik. If my goal was to get rid of Trump, in a swing-state the only vote which affirmatively contributes to this goal...
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2021 at 05:37 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Let me rephrase my point. Trump campaigned... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Let me rephrase my point.

Trump campaigned on busting illegal immigrant heads.

Once elected, he busted illegal immigrant heads.

He didn’t need legislation to do it, it was already legal for...
Posted by subego, on May 12, 2021 at 05:07 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Illegal immigration is already illegal, no... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Illegal immigration is already illegal, no legislation needed. The substance of Trump’s policy was to put in people at ICE and Justice who were interested in pursuing extant legislation.

That...
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2021 at 09:17 AM, in Political/War Lounge
If I understand correctly I feel the opposite. ... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
If I understand correctly I feel the opposite.

If my opinions and actions fit someone’s good faith definition of Trump supporter (and all the baggage that entails), tough shit for me if I don’t...
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2021 at 08:36 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh... lots of people would. The calculus for... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Oh... lots of people would.

The calculus for a Biden supporter (or anti-Trumper) is “any vote in a swing state not for Biden is a vote for Trump”, and they’re not wrong.



And, yes! Ultra...
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2021 at 07:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I totally apologize! I realized too late I didn’t... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
I totally apologize! I realized too late I didn’t answer your question.

I voted for JoJo, but Illinois isn’t a swing state.

There’s a person very close to me who I would have betrayed by voting...
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2021 at 07:14 AM, in Political/War Lounge
That’s a fair distinction, and it’s thematically... 20,619 Views / 107 Replies  
That’s a fair distinction, and it’s thematically appropriate to a game about a family farm. Thanks for the clarification!

I only played enough to grasp there was some form of agenda being pushed,...
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2021 at 06:18 AM, in Gaming
I’d disagree. There’s no question he’s a grifter,... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
I’d disagree. There’s no question he’s a grifter, but he went beyond just talking the talk with the examples I gave above.



Which goddammit, are on the previous page now.
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2021 at 05:59 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump lacks conviction, but there was substance... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Trump lacks conviction, but there was substance to his working class policy.

Crack down on illegal immigration.

No more sending Joe Sixpack and his friends and family to die in the Middle East....
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2021 at 05:50 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Because the definition of Trump supporter varies... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Because the definition of Trump supporter varies so widely from individual to individual. How I self-identify based on my own idiosyncratic notions of what constitutes a Trump supporter is a...
Posted by subego, on May 11, 2021 at 05:39 AM, in Political/War Lounge
With my laptop, which I tend not to move around a... 2,258 Views / 16 Replies  
With my laptop, which I tend not to move around a lot (i.e., I’m using it next to a charger), I keep it plugged in when I’m using it, and let it drain otherwise. That’s not exactly the best practice,...
Posted by subego, on May 10, 2021 at 05:31 PM, in Mac Notebooks
Abe and CodyDawg: got married and adopted wdlove. 249 Views / 2 Replies  
Abe and CodyDawg: got married and adopted wdlove.
Posted by subego, on May 10, 2021 at 03:47 PM, in MacNN Lounge
A diet of bread fashioned from our competitors’... 61,027 Views / 351 Replies  
A diet of bread fashioned from our competitors’ flour eats your good-looks, strength, and even in time, your life
Posted by subego, on May 10, 2021 at 03:44 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Chicago has a thing with Old Style going way back... 61,027 Views / 351 Replies  
Chicago has a thing with Old Style going way back (as the ad attests).

I forget the exact details, but somewhat along the lines of that Commonwealth Edison ad, Old Style would provide signage for...
Posted by subego, on May 10, 2021 at 02:24 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Yes ma’am! T-minus 11 days to rejoining society. 229,417 Views / 1,006 Replies  
Yes ma’am! T-minus 11 days to rejoining society.
Posted by subego, on May 10, 2021 at 02:17 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Oh, no question. I’m just not sure how many we’re... 1,086,417 Views / 2,897 Replies  
Oh, no question. I’m just not sure how many we’re talking.

I think there’s a bigger pipeline between the two than it may appear. They’re both populist outsiders, and while from vastly different...
Posted by subego, on May 10, 2021 at 02:09 PM, in Political/War Lounge
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