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by Mr Brolin
Mon Jul 08, 2019 2:08 am
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: UK - United Kingdom - England, Wales, Scotland, N. Ireland
Replies: 678
Views: 37668

Re: UK - United Kingdom - England, Wales, Scotland, N. Ireland

Not so easy due to the Fixed Term Act.

To call an election before the current term finishes requires first a successful vote of no confidence and then a vote to call a new election with a 2/3 majority vote.
by Mr Brolin
Wed Jul 03, 2019 12:24 pm
Forum: General Politics
Topic: The Moochers of Middle America
Replies: 25
Views: 1159

Re: The Moochers of Middle America

The Alaska Permanent Fund is where folks in the state get a varied amount of cash as a dividend from the Alaska Permanent Fund Commission from re-investments of some revenues from oil pipeline etc $1600 for 2018. Seems a chunk of change until you factor in costs of living and other such fun stuff. N...
by Mr Brolin
Wed Jul 03, 2019 10:51 am
Forum: General Politics
Topic: The Moochers of Middle America
Replies: 25
Views: 1159

Re: The Moochers of Middle America

Slightly dated infographic but useful for illustrative purposes https://taxfoundation.org/federal-aid-reliance-rankings/ https://files.taxfoundation.org/20190109112203/Federal-Aid-2019_Fed-Aid-19.png Another two useful link https://wallethub.com/edu/states-most-least-dependent-on-the-federal-governm...
by Mr Brolin
Tue Jun 11, 2019 3:27 pm
Forum: Lesser Lights
Topic: Alex Jones
Replies: 648
Views: 48066

Re: Alex Jones

A probably more stinging element.... :-D

https://www.engadget.com/2019/06/11/inf ... e-lawsuit/

Engadget repeatedly labels Info wars not as a staunch, right wing news opinion and news site but a "supplements" site..... :mrgreen:
by Mr Brolin
Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump plan to BUILD THAT WALL!
Replies: 1411
Views: 71837

Re: Trump plan to BUILD THAT WALL!

H'mmmm

As if that is going to work out well.....

Ask the Europeans where that rule is in in place and where economic migrants arriving in Italy, Greece, Hungary etc, regularly exfiltrate to attempt to reach their preferred economic locations of Germany, Sweden and the United Kingdom.
by Mr Brolin
Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:13 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media
Replies: 7690
Views: 330450

Re: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media

I have found the one main differentiator when driving with Americans en-passant in England is the dreaded "roundabout/traffic circle". A well travelled and seasoned driver of my acquaintance who has otherwise no apparent fear of, well, anything, noticeably breaks into a sweat when confronted by this...
by Mr Brolin
Wed May 29, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: Privacy, thats not for the likes of you...at least not in Georgia it seems.
Replies: 2
Views: 1108

Privacy, thats not for the likes of you...at least not in Georgia it seems.

In a ruling that seems designed to support the statement "Little people don't need no stinking privacy", the Georgia Supreme Court has ruled that “The state government does not have an inherent obligation to protect citizens' personal information that it stores” https://www.securityweek.com/georgia-...
by Mr Brolin
Wed May 29, 2019 3:51 am
Forum: Orly Taitz
Topic: Orly's latest poopies.....
Replies: 53677
Views: 2805483

Re: Orly's latest poopies.....

Oh God....the colors….. Ashen grey on the walls Diaper poo brown cabinets Dark Grey mottled "granite" worktops Whilst one is aware that Mad Ole Orly lives to suck the joy and life out of pretty much anything, other than painting everything in institutional green I don't think she could have chosen a...
by Mr Brolin
Thu May 23, 2019 10:52 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's Trade Follicy
Replies: 2202
Views: 107838

Re: Trump's Trade Follicy

Gregg wrote:
Tue May 21, 2019 6:45 pm
I'm sorry, it really didn't belong in this thread, it just came out....
I imagine most Americans with above room temperature IQ's are feeling rather like this individual right now...…

This is what happens when you vote for Trump

by Mr Brolin
Thu May 16, 2019 3:58 am
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: Donald's Brand is in Freefall -- Trump Doral in Steep Decline -- Fahrenthold WaPo
Replies: 15
Views: 740

Re: Donald's Brand is in Freefall -- Trump Doral in Steep Decline -- Fahrenthold WaPo

I believe the phrase from Eric...…" Last year, Eric Trump said it was succeeding. “The Doral is on fire,” he told a reporter in June. " was actually

Last year, Eric Trump said it was succeeding. “The Doral is a dumpster fire,” he told a reporter in June.
by Mr Brolin
Wed May 15, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Presidential Election
Topic: Kamala Harris 2020
Replies: 146
Views: 5797

Re: Kamala Harris 2020

Can we say ridiculous gesture politics..? https://us.cnn.com/2019/05/15/politics/harris-gun-import-ban/index.html Sen. Kamala Harris on Wednesday will announce that, if she is elected president, she will ban the importation of all AR-15 style assault weapons by executive action if Congress fails to ...
by Mr Brolin
Tue Apr 30, 2019 1:23 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Jared and Ivanka Kushner
Replies: 1191
Views: 84837

Re: Jared and Ivanka Kushner

One wonders, based on the rather substantial amount of nasal surgical reconstruction that Big Daddy's favoured squeeze has consumed, was there a spelling mistake..?

Not a cocoa farm but possibly coca...?
by Mr Brolin
Mon Apr 29, 2019 7:00 am
Forum: Energy & Environment
Topic: Nuclear Power Plants
Replies: 11
Views: 623

Re: Nuclear Power Plants

The vitrification process is to chemically and physically bind the waste into a media very similar to obsidian. The output is a hard, tough, chemically inert, insoluble, radioactively unaffected, physically stable form. The urban myth that window glass "slumps" and "flows" over human time has been r...
by Mr Brolin
Sun Apr 28, 2019 9:40 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: 45 Cartoons TrumpToons - Toons Only Please!
Replies: 4217
Views: 251341

Re: 45 Cartoons TrumpToons - Toons Only Please!

H'mmm Our evangelical brethren really should look to their souls and hypocrisy, for their purblind support if the Great Sandworm In the original Greek, Donny hits the big 7 1. Γαστριμαργία (gastrimargia) gluttony 2. Πορνεία (porneia) prostitution, fornication 3. Φιλαργυρία (philargyria) avarice (gre...
by Mr Brolin
Wed Apr 24, 2019 11:36 am
Forum: Congress
Topic: Resolution of Inquiry Re Impeachment; Commission to Declare President Incapacitated Re 25th Amendment
Replies: 383
Views: 23074

Re: Resolution of Inquiry Re Impeachment; Commission to Declare President Incapacitated Re 25th Amendment

Plainly the babbling micro-dactyl idiot has never grasped that "High Crimes and Misdemeanours" means whatever Congress wants it to mean. After all, Rethuglicans took it to mean "Horrid Democratic President indulged in (adulterous) consensual, heterosexual shenanigans with an individual of legal age"...
by Mr Brolin
Tue Apr 23, 2019 11:40 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media
Replies: 7690
Views: 330450

Re: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media

Paul Krugman, of the Fake News New York Times, has lost all credibility, as has the Times itself, with his false and highly inaccurate writings on me. He is obsessed with hatred, just as others are obsessed with how stupid he is . He said Market would crash, Only Record Highs! H'mmm, projection muc...
by Mr Brolin
Thu Apr 18, 2019 11:27 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Mueller's investigation
Replies: 8637
Views: 421204

Re: Mueller's investigation

MsDaisy wrote:
Thu Apr 18, 2019 10:13 am
That is one hell of a lot of gaseous effluvium that that man is generating...….

Dear Donny,

Is your ass jealous of all the sh*t you're mouth spews..?
by Mr Brolin
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:15 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Julian Assange loses extradition appeal at Supreme Court
Replies: 281
Views: 17934

Re: Julian Assange loses extradition appeal at Supreme Court

To say that the DoD was arguably criminally stupid and negligent is probably an understatement It surprises me no end that it appears that this level of insane stupidity was not raised as a defense in Mannings trial. “The government made it easy for me to commit my crime” isn’t a defense to any if ...
by Mr Brolin
Thu Apr 11, 2019 1:56 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: Julian Assange loses extradition appeal at Supreme Court
Replies: 281
Views: 17934

Re: Julian Assange loses extradition appeal at Supreme Court

Oh dearie me and tut, tut, tut. Reading indictment items 9 and 10, assuming they are factual reveals a massive, stupid and wholly irresponsible lack of information security on the part of the US DoD. Apart from calling Linux a specialist piece of "software" as opposed to it being a computer operatin...
by Mr Brolin
Mon Apr 08, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump plan to BUILD THAT WALL!
Replies: 1411
Views: 71837

Re: Trump plan to BUILD THAT WALL!

That is a rather strange video. It shows not one but two individuals wearing full face welding masks securing this silly little plaque. Trouble is, there is no visible welding taking place, the actinic light would have been something of a give away and when a close up is taken, the tawdry little gee...
by Mr Brolin
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:09 am
Forum: Computers & Internet
Topic: Facebook - general thread
Replies: 46
Views: 2281

Re: Facebook - general thread

Ever it was, ever it seems it shall be.... Adam Smith published, 9 March 1776 The Wealth Of Nations, Book IV Chapter VIII, p. 145, paras. c29-30. To widen the market and to narrow the competition, is always the interest of the dealers…The proposal of any new law or regulation of commerce which comes...
by Mr Brolin
Mon Apr 08, 2019 7:02 am
Forum: Congress
Topic: Devin Nunes' "BIG 'PHASE 2" - This Is it! For Sure This Time!
Replies: 35
Views: 2475

Re: Devin Nunes' "BIG 'PHASE 2" - This Is it! For Sure This Time!

Reading what CNN has reported as the verbatim words of the execrable Nunes, one thinks he is posturing for his base alone. "We couldn't really send these criminal referrals over without an Attorney General in place, so we are prepared this week to notify the Attorney General that we are prepared to ...
by Mr Brolin
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Lesser Lights
Topic: Mario Apuzzo
Replies: 2461
Views: 138086

Re: Mario Apuzzo

Unsurprisingly it looks like The Pests broadcast software glitched. I quickly re-ran the interview through the transcriber and I believe this version more accurately reflects the actual conversation “THE FRAUD OF DEMOCRATS AND UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE!!!!!” In Parts 1 and 2 of our series on the Framers’ c...
by Mr Brolin
Fri Mar 29, 2019 1:11 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact
Replies: 1142
Views: 63345

Re: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact

That the once great British Empire has come to this. :? :snippity: I'll be the jerk who says it. The British Empire may have been powerful, but it was never great. It was, since way before it was an "Empire" built on greed and oppression. Starting with Ireland and finishing off with Africa, it was ...
by Mr Brolin
Fri Mar 15, 2019 7:12 am
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: UK - United Kingdom - England, Wales, Scotland, N. Ireland
Replies: 678
Views: 37668

Re: UK - United Kingdom - England, Wales, Scotland, N. Ireland

Extension is a request that requires unanimous approval Unilateral withdrawal of Article 50 by the UK has been ruled as legal Changes to the Treaty on the European Union (wherein lies Article 50) are difficult, lengthy and rather tortuous. If the EU wants to change Article 50 since it is a fundament...

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