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Re: The Future of the Republican Party

Post by WestwayKid » 13 Feb 2019, 2:23pm

matedog wrote:
13 Feb 2019, 12:31pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
13 Feb 2019, 9:02am
If you were tasked with creating a composite picture of a Republican, this is what you'd come up with: https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/12/us/eric- ... 1550062868
I was going to make fun of the photo and at the last second went, "hold on, let me check if this guy is blind..."
He lost his vision in an "altercation" 12 years ago - but I can't find out what kind of altercation. Bar fight? Domestic dispute? Bottom line for me is that his awful views on the world cancel out any sympathy I might have had for him. He'd be an awful human being with or without his sight. He's also the graduate of a "Bible college" which says a lot.
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Re: The Future of the Republican Party

Post by matedog » 13 Feb 2019, 2:35pm

WestwayKid wrote:
13 Feb 2019, 2:23pm
matedog wrote:
13 Feb 2019, 12:31pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
13 Feb 2019, 9:02am
If you were tasked with creating a composite picture of a Republican, this is what you'd come up with: https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/12/us/eric- ... 1550062868
I was going to make fun of the photo and at the last second went, "hold on, let me check if this guy is blind..."
He lost his vision in an "altercation" 12 years ago - but I can't find out what kind of altercation. Bar fight? Domestic dispute? Bottom line for me is that his awful views on the world cancel out any sympathy I might have had for him. He'd be an awful human being with or without his sight. He's also the graduate of a "Bible college" which says a lot.
I would put good money on him being wasted and getting his ass kicked because he was drunk and stupid.
Look, you have to establish context for these things. And I maintain that unless you appreciate the Fall of Constantinople, the Great Fire of London, and Mickey Mantle's fatalist alcoholism, live Freddy makes no sense. If you want to half-ass it, fine, go call Simon Schama to do the appendix.

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Re: The Future of the Republican Party

Post by Rat Patrol » 18 Feb 2019, 6:37am

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Re: The Future of the Republican Party

Post by Dr. Medulla » 18 Feb 2019, 6:43am

Rat Patrol wrote:
18 Feb 2019, 6:37am
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feel...the...excitement. :|
It's spreading like weldfire!
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Re: The Future of the Republican Party

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Re: The Future of the Republican Party

Post by Dr. Medulla » 21 Feb 2019, 9:50pm

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It's especially rich calling someone a moron when his entire cause is openly hostile to critical thought. They don't hate intellectuals for being morons; they hate them for believing rational discourse and critical analysis has value.
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Re: The Future of the Republican Party

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2 ... f1e7cebc24

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This...thing...is running for the do-over House election in NC that was stolen then nullified. Yes, he really is a real-life Boss Hogg cosplayer...but don't you fucking call him a nerd, four-eyes!!!
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Re: The Future of the Republican Party

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01 Mar 2019, 8:45pm
https://www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2 ... f1e7cebc24

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This...thing...is running for the do-over House election in NC that was stolen then nullified. Yes, he really is a real-life Boss Hogg cosplayer...but don't you fucking call him a nerd, four-eyes!!!
He's adorably evil!
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Re: The Future of the Republican Party

Post by revbob » 02 Mar 2019, 10:45am

WestwayKid wrote:
13 Feb 2019, 2:23pm
matedog wrote:
13 Feb 2019, 12:31pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
13 Feb 2019, 9:02am
If you were tasked with creating a composite picture of a Republican, this is what you'd come up with: https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/12/us/eric- ... 1550062868
I was going to make fun of the photo and at the last second went, "hold on, let me check if this guy is blind..."
He lost his vision in an "altercation" 12 years ago - but I can't find out what kind of altercation. Bar fight? Domestic dispute? Bottom line for me is that his awful views on the world cancel out any sympathy I might have had for him. He'd be an awful human being with or without his sight. He's also the graduate of a "Bible college" which says a lot.
This was probably the most troubling... when asked what he would do if he found his children were LBGTQ:
"I just want to make sure they could swim,"

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Re: The Future of the Republican Party

Post by WestwayKid » 04 Mar 2019, 11:11am

revbob wrote:
02 Mar 2019, 10:45am
WestwayKid wrote:
13 Feb 2019, 2:23pm
matedog wrote:
13 Feb 2019, 12:31pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
13 Feb 2019, 9:02am
If you were tasked with creating a composite picture of a Republican, this is what you'd come up with: https://www.cnn.com/2019/02/12/us/eric- ... 1550062868
I was going to make fun of the photo and at the last second went, "hold on, let me check if this guy is blind..."
He lost his vision in an "altercation" 12 years ago - but I can't find out what kind of altercation. Bar fight? Domestic dispute? Bottom line for me is that his awful views on the world cancel out any sympathy I might have had for him. He'd be an awful human being with or without his sight. He's also the graduate of a "Bible college" which says a lot.
This was probably the most troubling... when asked what he would do if he found his children were LBGTQ:
"I just want to make sure they could swim,"
He's just a garbage human being - plain and simple - yet - enough people apparently agree with him as he is an elected official...sigh...
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Re: The Future of the Republican Party

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Re: The Future of the Republican Party

Post by Dr. Medulla » 10 Mar 2019, 7:56pm

BostonBeaneater wrote:
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Find your safe space!

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Re: The Future of the Republican Party

Post by Mimi » 23 Apr 2019, 12:01pm

This seems like a place to put this.

My dad, for whatever reason, forwards these types of emails to me on once in a while. I just knock my eyeballs loose rolling them.
Because of the popularity of the "Survivor" shows, Texas is planning to do one entitled:

"Survivor - Texas Style"


The lucky contestants will start in Dallas , drive to Waco , Austin , San Antonio , then over to Houston and down to Brownsville . They will then proceed up to Del Rio , El Paso , Odessa , Midland , Lubbock , and Amarillo . >From there they will go on to Abilene and Fort Worth , and, finally, back to Dallas .



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Each contestant will be driving a pink Prius with 15 bumper stickers which will read:

1. "I'm a Democrat"

2. "Amnesty for illegals"

3. "I love rap"

4. "Boycott beef"

5. "I voted for Obama"

6. " George Strait sucks"

7. "Elect Hillary In 2020"

8. "Vote Eric Holder Texas Governor"

9. "Rosie O'Donnell is a great role model"

10. "I love Obama Care, Nancy Pelosi, and Chuck Schumer"

11. "Kaepernick is my hero"

12. "This country needsAlexandria Ocasio-Cortez"

13. "It's all Bush's fault.”

14. "Islam is a peace-loving religion"

- and the last sticker is:

15. "I’m Here To Confiscate Your Guns"

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Re: The Future of the Republican Party

Post by Dr. Medulla » 23 Apr 2019, 12:10pm

Ha ha, conservative Texans are prone to murdering people with different views.
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