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I saw the movie back in the 90s, but everything... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
I saw the movie back in the 90s, but everything got knocked loose from my brain, including that line.

Growing up during the end of the Cold War made my dystopias crossed with feminism look more...
Posted by subego, on Yesterday at 03:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Ordered. :) 482 Views / 7 Replies  
Ordered. :)
Posted by subego, on Oct 17, 2020 at 08:36 AM, in iPhone, iPad & iPod
I stand corrected! Though standing is difficult... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
I stand corrected! Though standing is difficult since I’m trying to keep the money from flying out of my butt.

Looks like those have been in circulation for less than two months, so I missed them.
Posted by subego, on Oct 17, 2020 at 07:26 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ll tackle this part first. Here is the relevant... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
I’ll tackle this part first. Here is the relevant information.

If I understand correctly, Ford claimed it was a small party, consisting of the named witnesses, and perhaps one other person Ford...
Posted by subego, on Oct 17, 2020 at 07:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I... don’t get it. 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
I... don’t get it.
Posted by subego, on Oct 16, 2020 at 08:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The outcomes on these things are almost always... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
The outcomes on these things are almost always pre-determined. I’m not sure what else there actually is for any of them to do.
Posted by subego, on Oct 16, 2020 at 05:50 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sadly, the only one I’ve seen was dickbutt. 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
Sadly, the only one I’ve seen was dickbutt.
Posted by subego, on Oct 16, 2020 at 03:07 PM, in Political/War Lounge
This was awesome. ... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
This was awesome.

https://imgur.com/qJHqalZ.jpg
Posted by subego, on Oct 16, 2020 at 02:34 PM, in Political/War Lounge
I agree Alito wasn’t the centrist candidate.... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
I agree Alito wasn’t the centrist candidate. Roberts was.

IMO...

Roberts and O’Connor are centrists.
Alito and Rehnquist are conservatives.

In other words, this didn’t change the balance of...
Posted by subego, on Oct 16, 2020 at 02:30 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Largest Brazilian note is a 100. 50K USD in reals... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
Largest Brazilian note is a 100. 50K USD in reals is 2,815 bills minimum.

Open wide.
Posted by subego, on Oct 16, 2020 at 02:18 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Small correction: they were representatives, not... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
Small correction: they were representatives, not senators.

What was being discussed, and what I was replying to, was the question of what racists think of Trump, not whether Trump was racist.
...
Posted by subego, on Oct 16, 2020 at 12:55 PM, in Political/War Lounge
The ones I mentioned in the post you quoted. ... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
The ones I mentioned in the post you quoted.

What I predicted I’d find in that article were examples leading up to Charlottesville, then nothing for three years straight until the Proud Boys were...
Posted by subego, on Oct 16, 2020 at 06:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The howling racists I mentioned consider Trump to... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
The howling racists I mentioned consider Trump to be the most socially liberal president the GOP has ever had. They don’t think he’s on their side.

What makes them enthusiastic supporters is he’s...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2020 at 08:58 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Anyone who considers Alito to be the most... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
Anyone who considers Alito to be the most conservative justice on the court has never read a Thomas opinion.

Bush’s pick to replace O’Connor was Roberts, who’s a centrist. The only reason he...
Posted by subego, on Oct 15, 2020 at 04:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The partisanship began with Roberts, 15 years... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
The partisanship began with Roberts, 15 years ago. It wasn’t the GOP who had a problem with that nomination.

The GOP also spiked Miers.
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2020 at 11:01 PM, in Political/War Lounge
What does that have to do with hearings? 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
What does that have to do with hearings?
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2020 at 10:14 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Sorry I’ve been delinquent, but I thought this... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
Sorry I’ve been delinquent, but I thought this was an interesting tidbit.

I was told Ted Cruz said in a podcast that Supreme Court hearings, for both Democrats and Republicans, exist solely for...
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2020 at 07:21 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This would be awesome if it was being towed by a... 300,157 Views / 1,130 Replies  
This would be awesome if it was being towed by a station wagon.
Posted by subego, on Oct 14, 2020 at 07:16 AM, in MacNN Lounge
It wasn’t there a month ago. Pretty... 300,157 Views / 1,130 Replies  
It wasn’t there a month ago.

Pretty pathetic. The 2K5 satnav in my old car had it.

Waze would tell you by voice at some places, but now it has an overlay, and info at a bunch of places it...
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2020 at 11:38 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Ooooh... like that Waze finally tells me what... 300,157 Views / 1,130 Replies  
Ooooh... like that Waze finally tells me what lane to take for exits.
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2020 at 10:12 AM, in MacNN Lounge
The howling racists I’ve listened to don’t think... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
The howling racists I’ve listened to don’t think Trump is on their side any more than a generic Republican, which to them is the same as an 80s-90s Democrat. He also likes Jews way too much.
...
Posted by subego, on Oct 12, 2020 at 01:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The “fine people” was the day after. The... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
The “fine people” was the day after.

The comment from two days before was “We condemn in the strongest possible terms this egregious display of hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides, on many...
Posted by subego, on Oct 9, 2020 at 03:46 PM, in Political/War Lounge
From the day before: “Racism is evil. And... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
From the day before:

“Racism is evil. And those who cause violence in its name are criminals and thugs, including the KKK, neo-Nazis, white supremacists, and other hate groups that are repugnant...
Posted by subego, on Oct 9, 2020 at 08:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
From that same press conference: “And you... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
From that same press conference:

“And you had people -- and I’m not talking about the neo-Nazis and the white nationalists -- because they should be condemned totally. But you had many people in...
Posted by subego, on Oct 9, 2020 at 06:48 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The sad thing is I just slammed a whole pot, and... 21,736 Views / 169 Replies  
The sad thing is I just slammed a whole pot, and still feel pretty sleepy.
Posted by subego, on Oct 9, 2020 at 06:27 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Still think I’m an asshole. :) Out of... 21,736 Views / 169 Replies  
Still think I’m an asshole. :)


Out of Ethiopian again. They waved a bag of Kenyan at me and said “this okay?”

I replied yes before I remembered the Burundi.

It’s good. Maybe even better...
Posted by subego, on Oct 9, 2020 at 04:11 AM, in MacNN Lounge
Which example grinds your gears? I’ll law clerk... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
Which example grinds your gears? I’ll law clerk it up and we can have a stare decisis deathmatch.
Posted by subego, on Oct 9, 2020 at 01:03 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I’ve only been looking into the assault and... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
I’ve only been looking into the assault and harassment allegations.

Did a quick search and found an open letter from people at Yale. Read the opinions from the first case they cited, which was...
Posted by subego, on Oct 8, 2020 at 04:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Took 7 months, but my coronabeard has broken... 89,264 Views / 471 Replies  
Took 7 months, but my coronabeard has broken FaceID.
Posted by subego, on Oct 8, 2020 at 01:55 AM, in MacNN Lounge
To get some of my response out... I don’t... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
To get some of my response out...

I don’t think it was a hit-job. As I said before, Ford’s not lying about the assault.

Ford did lie about a bunch of other things to the Senate panel. I...
Posted by subego, on Oct 7, 2020 at 10:11 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Maybe a GDPR issue? ... 1,371 Views / 24 Replies  
Maybe a GDPR issue?

https://imgur.com/X1tUQps.jpg
Posted by subego, on Oct 6, 2020 at 11:51 PM, in MacNN Lounge
Absolutely. I only half paid attention at the... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
Absolutely. I only half paid attention at the time, and wasn’t able to pull a signal out of the noise. I had guesses, but not much else.

Further, with this specific case, a lot of digging went on...
Posted by subego, on Oct 6, 2020 at 05:06 PM, in Political/War Lounge
While considering my reply, for giggles, I... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
While considering my reply, for giggles, I decided to listen to one of the Melania tapes. She sounds way more like Trump’s ex-wife than I was expecting.

It brought me back to the 90s, when Ivana...
Posted by subego, on Oct 6, 2020 at 06:47 AM, in Political/War Lounge
My apologies. This week is a mess, so it’ll take... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
My apologies. This week is a mess, so it’ll take me a bit to work up a comprehensive reply.
Posted by subego, on Oct 5, 2020 at 11:05 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I was never able to roll my Rs, but I always... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
I was never able to roll my Rs, but I always assumed I could if I really tried.

Somewhat easier is something like “scusi” in Italian. They pronounce the “U”, but just barely. That took me a little...
Posted by subego, on Oct 5, 2020 at 09:55 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I remember hearing Charo speaking Japanese. I... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
I remember hearing Charo speaking Japanese. I don’t speak Japanese, but I’m almost positive she spoke it with less of an accent than her English.

What made me think of it is I have a pet theory...
Posted by subego, on Oct 5, 2020 at 09:43 AM, in Political/War Lounge
I was about to listen to that exact clip, because... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
I was about to listen to that exact clip, because I found the transcript incomprehensible. Then I remembered I didn’t actually care. :)

I definitely get the idea of sounds in one language which...
Posted by subego, on Oct 5, 2020 at 09:34 AM, in Political/War Lounge
It just occurred to me. I don’t think I’ve ever... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
It just occurred to me. I don’t think I’ve ever heard Melania speak.

I mean, I know she does, but like I have no idea what her voice sounds like, or how thick her accent is.


And as an aside,...
Posted by subego, on Oct 5, 2020 at 08:29 AM, in Political/War Lounge
She obviously wouldn’t be. Those are her... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
She obviously wouldn’t be. Those are her gardening heels.
Posted by subego, on Oct 5, 2020 at 08:18 AM, in Political/War Lounge
https://imgur.com/zUJJCh0.jpg 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
https://imgur.com/zUJJCh0.jpg
Posted by subego, on Oct 4, 2020 at 10:59 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Tent-peg heels. 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
Tent-peg heels.
Posted by subego, on Oct 4, 2020 at 02:12 PM, in Political/War Lounge
https://imgur.com/HQVJpax.jpg Someone else... 5,359 Views / 127 Replies  
https://imgur.com/HQVJpax.jpg

Someone else needs to start doing the heavy lifting. This is my last sheet.
Posted by subego, on Oct 4, 2020 at 07:49 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Barron Trump is like, 7 feet tall now. ... 500,503 Views / 2,629 Replies  
Barron Trump is like, 7 feet tall now.

https://imgur.com/Oa1afj2.jpg
Posted by subego, on Oct 4, 2020 at 07:41 AM, in Political/War Lounge
This is not my conclusion. I have already stated... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
This is not my conclusion. I have already stated Ford isn’t lying.

Ford’s friend testified on Kavanaugh’s behalf, days after Kavanaugh entered his plea. How could Kavanaugh have been confident she...
Posted by subego, on Oct 4, 2020 at 06:15 AM, in Political/War Lounge
For Kavanaugh to be confident in his acquittal,... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
For Kavanaugh to be confident in his acquittal, he needs to convince three people to commit a federal crime, while himself committing multiple federal crimes...

Over an appointment.

Isn’t that...
Posted by subego, on Oct 4, 2020 at 04:31 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The vast majority of Kavanaugh supporters think... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
The vast majority of Kavanaugh supporters think it was a hit-job.

This is because the evidence it was a hit-job is direct, and thus immediately apparent, while the evidence it’s not is...
Posted by subego, on Oct 3, 2020 at 09:26 PM, in Political/War Lounge
Every campaign has the same strategy: shit on the... 56,751 Views / 723 Replies  
Every campaign has the same strategy: shit on the opponent.

You can’t shit on a guy in the hospital. It’s bad optics.

The Democrats won’t be able to help themselves, and it’s going to rub...
Posted by subego, on Oct 3, 2020 at 06:01 AM, in Political/War Lounge
Trump doesn’t need rallies. His health has just... 56,751 Views / 723 Replies  
Trump doesn’t need rallies. His health has just commandeered the media zeitgeist for the next 14 days. At least.

If it’s not apparent how rage towards Trump factors heavily into the Democrats’...
Posted by subego, on Oct 3, 2020 at 03:00 AM, in Political/War Lounge
The Democrats’ strategy is rage. Trying to... 56,751 Views / 723 Replies  
The Democrats’ strategy is rage.

Trying to rage at a guy in the hospital is bad optics.
Posted by subego, on Oct 3, 2020 at 01:12 AM, in Political/War Lounge
They didn’t testify in person, but they gave... 61,784 Views / 444 Replies  
They didn’t testify in person, but they gave statements.

If those were false, it’s perjury. Lying to a Senate investigation is illegal, even without an oath.
Posted by subego, on Oct 3, 2020 at 12:44 AM, in Political/War Lounge
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