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  • This is the closest I'll ever be in my life to an "I am Spartacus " moment.
    Corey Booker

    I drank beer. I like beer. I still like beer. ... Do you like beer Senator?
    - Justice Brett Kavanaugh

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    • Donald Trump
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      For there is [another] kind of violence, slower but just as deadly, destructive as the shot or the bomb in the night. This is the violence of institutions -- indifference, inaction, and decay. This is the violence that afflicts the poor, that poisons relations between men because their skin has different colors. - Bobby Kennedy (Mindless Menance of Violence)

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      • Two more GOP House scandals coming up..

        Virginia Republican House member Scott Taylor is said to have directed staffers to forge signatures to have an independent candidate added to the ballot.This was done in the name of perhaps taking votes away from the Democrat. There is a criminal investigation being conducted by state authorities. A judge has since removed the independent candidate from the ballot citing fraud. This district is marked as a swing district (especially now with this scandal)

        https://www.washingtonpost.com/local...777_story.html

        Iowa House Republican Rod Blum is under a House investigation for ethics violations involving his failure to report his dealings with a company. Now this probablg won't lead to any indictment (and any action wont be declared until December after the midterms) but the district is already trending democrat. This disclosure about this investigation will further push Rod Blum down the polls.
        https://www.desmoinesregister.com/st...on/1212330002/
        For there is [another] kind of violence, slower but just as deadly, destructive as the shot or the bomb in the night. This is the violence of institutions -- indifference, inaction, and decay. This is the violence that afflicts the poor, that poisons relations between men because their skin has different colors. - Bobby Kennedy (Mindless Menance of Violence)

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        • Donkey!
          I wasn't born with enough middle fingers.
          [Brandon Roderick? You mean Brock's Toadie?][Hanged from Yggdrasil]

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          • Originally posted by Kidicious View Post

            I see. You don't have an intelligent response, so instead you argue against a caricature. That will convince many idiots. Good for you.
            I am not delusional! Now if you'll excuse me, i'm gonna go dance with the purple wombat who's playing show-tunes in my coffee cup!
            Rules are like Egg's. They're fun when thrown out the window!
            Difference is irrelevant when dosage is higher than recommended!

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            • I drank beer. I like beer. I still like beer. ... Do you like beer Senator?
              - Justice Brett Kavanaugh

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              • -Jrabbit
                -Jrabbit commented
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                Classy, Kid.

            • You know, this is beyond the pale. I am stunned that someone could be so cruel, so crass, so full of hate that they would use mental disabilities as a weapon with which to mock and disparage others.

              Why, right here on the OT, we have a poster who is so mentally challenged, their mind incapable of processing reality to a point where they...

              :blinks:

              :squints at screenname:

              ... oh.

              Never mind. If anybody can use that word here, you can. I'm sorry for yelling, and I hope I didn't cause your caretaker any difficulties. Want to watch Thomas the Train with me?

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              • Lol
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                For there is [another] kind of violence, slower but just as deadly, destructive as the shot or the bomb in the night. This is the violence of institutions -- indifference, inaction, and decay. This is the violence that afflicts the poor, that poisons relations between men because their skin has different colors. - Bobby Kennedy (Mindless Menance of Violence)

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                • Originally posted by BBC
                  Texas officer kills man in flat she mistakes for her own

                  A police officer in the US state of Texas has shot and killed a man in a flat after mistakenly thinking she was in her own unit, police say.

                  The unnamed Dallas officer entered the apartment after her shift on Thursday night and confronted the victim, 26-year-old Botham Shem Jean.

                  Jean was treated on scene and taken to hospital, where he later died.

                  The officer has been placed on leave while the police and District Attorney's Office investigate.

                  Local media report Jean was a native of St Lucia.
                  https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-45450558
                  I am not delusional! Now if you'll excuse me, i'm gonna go dance with the purple wombat who's playing show-tunes in my coffee cup!
                  Rules are like Egg's. They're fun when thrown out the window!
                  Difference is irrelevant when dosage is higher than recommended!

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                • Considering that she obviously felt threatened, I am sure that the trial against the texan officer will end with a verdict of "not guilty"
                  Tamsin (Lost Girl): "I am the Harbinger of Death. I arrive on winds of blessed air. Air that you no longer deserve."
                  Tamsin (Lost Girl): "He has fallen in battle and I must take him to the Einherjar in Valhalla"

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                  • -Jrabbit
                    -Jrabbit commented
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                    Cops took samples for alcohol/drug testing. They are not treating it as a "officer-involved shooting."
                    Probably will end up in a manslaughter charge.

                  • Proteus_MST
                    Proteus_MST commented
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                    O.K., according to the article it also happened while she was off duty.
                    Maybe the "I felt threatened" - jail evasion card for police officers only can be played if you shoot/kill someone on duty

                    Considering that her victim was a black man, I guess that her trial will be closely observed by the BLM crowds and will draw in lots of protests, if she gets free without sentence

                • The Spanish really seem to have a problem with amateur restorations.
                  Originally posted by BBC
                  Spain parishioner botches Jesus and Mary statue restoration
                  A set of 15th Century sculptures have been garishly repainted by a Spanish parishioner in the latest botched amateur restoration attempt to attract derision in the country.

                  In one of the previously plain wooden statues, Jesus was given a bright green robe while Mary got a bright pink headscarf and eyeliner.

                  Another statue showed St Peter, now dressed in deep red.

                  They are in a chapel in a hamlet in northern Spain's Asturias region.

                  One of the 28 residents of El Ranadoiro, Maria Luisa Menendez, was given permission from the local priest to paint the figurines, local newspaper El Comercio reported.

                  "I'm not a professional, but I always liked to do it, and the figures really needed to be painted. So I painted them as I could, with the colours that looked good to me, and the neighbours liked it," she told the newspaper, quoted by AFP.

                  https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-45455125
                  I am not delusional! Now if you'll excuse me, i'm gonna go dance with the purple wombat who's playing show-tunes in my coffee cup!
                  Rules are like Egg's. They're fun when thrown out the window!
                  Difference is irrelevant when dosage is higher than recommended!

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                  • The priest is also an idiot.
                    It's never too late to shut the **** up and hope for the best. - Kentonio
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                    • Depending on which side you're on, this is either far-left socialist fake news or far-right propaganda.
                      The End of Neutrality
                      Society’s shared middle ground is quickly turning into a battlefield. What will that do to democracy?
                      https://www.politico.com/magazine/st...society-219616
                      I am not delusional! Now if you'll excuse me, i'm gonna go dance with the purple wombat who's playing show-tunes in my coffee cup!
                      Rules are like Egg's. They're fun when thrown out the window!
                      Difference is irrelevant when dosage is higher than recommended!

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                      • Originally posted by pchang View Post
                        The priest is also an idiot.
                        Perhps he thought (maybe even justified so),
                        it would draw tourists into the village and church

                        Tamsin (Lost Girl): "I am the Harbinger of Death. I arrive on winds of blessed air. Air that you no longer deserve."
                        Tamsin (Lost Girl): "He has fallen in battle and I must take him to the Einherjar in Valhalla"

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                        • Not all of us Spanish guys are that dumb.

                          We have a lot of history in our country that must be restored by experts in the field. Not by people with access to paint that belongs in a middle school.
                          For there is [another] kind of violence, slower but just as deadly, destructive as the shot or the bomb in the night. This is the violence of institutions -- indifference, inaction, and decay. This is the violence that afflicts the poor, that poisons relations between men because their skin has different colors. - Bobby Kennedy (Mindless Menance of Violence)

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