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by plaink
Mon May 04, 2020 12:32 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Random politics and whatnot thread
Replies: 70
Views: 3596

Re: Random politics and whatnot thread

Now if you want to get on the topic on it certain guns should have ever been made available to the general public, that’s another topic/debate. But basic gun ownership, in my opinion again, is most definitely a right. I shouldn't have to rely on the government or police to protect me or my family. ...
by plaink
Mon May 04, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Random politics and whatnot thread
Replies: 70
Views: 3596

Re: Random politics and whatnot thread

Because 99% of the firearms in the US come from the United States of America? Because criminals don't respect nor follow laws. But suppliers do, manufacturers do. And I guess there’s no secondary/black market. Kinda like drugs, right? Pretty good dent in supply. Prices go up, less availability. Les...
by plaink
Sun May 03, 2020 10:46 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Random politics and whatnot thread
Replies: 70
Views: 3596

Re: Random politics and whatnot thread

CBC: Federal government's gun strategy won't work without a border crackdown, experts say Up to 99% of the firearms used to commit crimes in the country come from the United States of America. And when I say “come” I mean smuggled illegally (thanks again, America!). The drymount up in Nova Scotia d...
by plaink
Sun May 03, 2020 4:49 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: Random politics and whatnot thread
Replies: 70
Views: 3596

Re: Random politics and whatnot thread

CBC: Federal government's gun strategy won't work without a border crackdown, experts say Up to 99% of the firearms used to commit crimes in the country come from the United States of America. And when I say “come” I mean smuggled illegally (thanks again, America!). The drymount up in Nova Scotia d...
by plaink
Mon Apr 20, 2020 11:09 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: 2020 Elections - A New Hope
Replies: 2465
Views: 45338

Re: 2020 Elections - A New Hope

Ok, Trumper
by plaink
Mon Apr 20, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: 2020 Elections - A New Hope
Replies: 2465
Views: 45338

Re: 2020 Elections - A New Hope

FDR was rich, the jerk. All in a nice suit and having things.
by plaink
Wed Apr 08, 2020 7:22 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: 2020 Elections - A New Hope
Replies: 2465
Views: 45338

Re: 2020 Elections - A New Hope

It will be fine. Bernie and Biden do not have the personal animosity that was present with Hillary. They're friends, and Bernie has succeeded in moving the party to the left. Twitter is less important than it seems, and nothing said here matters whatsoever to the outcome.
by plaink
Wed Mar 11, 2020 12:10 am
Forum: Politics
Topic: America: The Trump Era
Replies: 18354
Views: 661111

Re: America: The Trump Era

Down the memory hole, and onto the next round. Rinse and repeat. That is a fun one too.

https://twitter.com/JenniferJJacobs/sta ... 60768?s=20
by plaink
Tue Mar 10, 2020 3:52 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: America: The Trump Era
Replies: 18354
Views: 661111

Re: America: The Trump Era

Some can come back online from mothballs after being dissolved in bankruptcy and a rise in prices, but more importantly in the short term we sort of need those companies to come through on their loans. https://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu/article/will-fracking-industry-debts-set-off-financial-tremors...
by plaink
Fri Mar 06, 2020 11:22 am
Forum: Cinema/TV
Topic: Amazon Prime Streaming
Replies: 193
Views: 26856

Re: Amazon Prime Streaming

Just to re-up, Patriot is amazing. Both seasons are peak stuff.
by plaink
Mon Feb 24, 2020 2:40 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: 2020 Elections - A New Hope
Replies: 2465
Views: 45338

Re: 2020 Elections - A New Hope

Interesting case for partisanship beating policy and economic self-interest. Idea is there is no determinative swing vote, turnout is everything, and motivation is negative, not positive. Seems like it's worked for the GOP post-W, and maybe even in 04. https://www.politico.com/news/magazine/2020/02/...
by plaink
Fri Feb 21, 2020 2:30 pm
Forum: Art Discussion
Topic: Black Dragon Press
Replies: 910
Views: 97265

Re: Black Dragon Press

These are nice.
by plaink
Wed Feb 19, 2020 4:33 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: 2020 Elections - A New Hope
Replies: 2465
Views: 45338

Re: 2020 Elections - A New Hope

finneganm wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 3:11 pm
https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles ... nd=premium

Lulzzzzzzzzz
by plaink
Wed Feb 12, 2020 5:46 pm
Forum: Politics
Topic: 2020 Elections - A New Hope
Replies: 2465
Views: 45338

Re: 2020 Elections - A New Hope

Friedman on raw power. Won't miss his terrible metaphors when he's done, even if he's right in this case (edit: about the current election). He gets to the raw power around 1:50.