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OT: Tens of thousands of residents flee the capital of Nagorno-Karabakh, following its surrender to Azerbijani forces. Now the city lies empty and silent.

https://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/world/ghostly-capital-of-karabakh-lies-abandoned/ar-AA1hAcjY#image=1

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The Armenians are fleeing back to Armenia? My grasp on the history of that part of the world can't even be called tenuous but that still seems wrong somehow.

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Guess this will put a crimp in their raping, but not their looting....

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First, rape. Then pillage. then burn.

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OT: Jimmy Carter (a real walk-the-walk Christian*) is still alive. 99th birthday today.

(*): I have a demon that forces me to use "christain" for evilangelical and other hypocritical christains. Jimmy does not trigger that demon. Except when I'm high.

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Oct 2, 2023·edited Oct 2, 2023

Pretty sure he is Jesus. Came as a king, works as a carpenter, intials are JC. He wasn't even being subtle. dumbass "christians" missed the 2nd coming.

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"Well, guess I'll try again in a thousand years. They weren't ready this time, either."

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The rabbit ears are appropriate.

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Huh?

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The quote marks. "Rabbit Ears". Thusly! It's a written sneer at the content between the marks.

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OT. It's always projection.

"Marjorie Taylor Greene's boyfriend: 'Liberal women tend to be the ugliest women'"

https://www.rawstory.com/brian-glenn-liberal-women/

I doubt there's a study on this subjective matter. Though I might argue that the Hippie Movement and women Rock/Pop singers, alone, would qualify as arguing the opposite. Or even get snarky and repeat the line that "beauty is skin deep, but ugly goes to the bone."

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Oct 2, 2023·edited Oct 2, 2023

Is he still in High School? 'Cause that's the kind of stuff we'd say back then...

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Can you even imagine the 'taste' of something that would date GANGreene?

🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

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Says the man dating mtg. Nuff said.

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Oops.....I misread a thing...fuck me!

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It wuz Bobo not empty...

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Translate: Liberal women don't give a fuck with I think about them and that makes me very, very sad.

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Taylor Smith, Michelle Obama and AOC disagree...

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Damn, I am off today...meant Taylor Swift....OMG...brain worms....

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Conservative men aren't exactly lookers, unless you're into constipated douchebags or people who look like thumbs or reptiles.

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Thumb LIBELZ!

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Dude may want to get his eyes checked.

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This is a favorite repeated meme on Free Republic. They have a collage of the blondes on FOX and Ann "I fucked Bill Maher" Coulter (but not Candace Owens for some reason) and juxtapose that with older Senators and House members, and so on, many of who, again for some odd reason, happen to be African American.

It's as classy as you expect.

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I've seen some of those. The photos of the conservative women are also all posed and/or publicity shots, while the photos of the liberal women are candid shots where they are changing facial expressions so they either look severe or insane.

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Coulter looks like a spider in a cheap wig

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It would explain a lot.

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Spider Libelz

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Also cheap wig libelz

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Yeah, I left the duck for you....

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Yes, and MTG is a fucking runway model. Sure, Jan.

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Thank you for sharing what gives you a boner, Brian. We all wanted to know.

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Parasite says wut?

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So PAB is attacking the judge on the lunch break.

Here's a little treat from his niece, Mary.

Mary L Trump

@MaryLTrump

Pout harder.

9:57 AM · Oct 2, 2023

· 610K Views

https://x.com/MaryLTrump/status/1708858693968601287?s=20

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How Divisive!

Fox

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Having empathy for the disabled? Why that’s something Jesus might do!

MAGA: Where’d you get them liberal talking points, eh?

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"Commie!1!"

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Pastors have been reporting that their parishioners have been bitching that the Sermon on the Mount is too "woke".

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They're right that it's woke, and wrong that it's too woke.

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And they were this close to getting it

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Yeah. I read about that. It set my eyes spinning in my head and my head spinning on my neck for a minute when I read that. Thank god for weed.

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Pastor should tell them if they don't like it they're going to hell.

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Oct 2, 2023·edited Oct 2, 2023

OT apologies for just disappearing without so much as a how do you do. I and 2300 of my fellow northern fringes of Spokane neighbors lost power for almost an hour. I called the power company to find out what was going on and while they were aware of the outage the very pleasant and helpful individual I spoke to told me that they didn't know what was causing it.

I hope like hell it doesn't happen again. I've already had to restart/reboot the computer and reset clocks twice thus far today and I don't want to do it again.

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My power and internet cut out earlier today in the middle of a job interview call. Luckily I'd issued my standard "I live in the mountains so if things cut out, hold on and I'll BRB!" so they knew to just wait for me to get back. Glad you're not sitting in the dark!

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Resetting the clocks will just cause the power to go out again.

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I've decided to allow the 2 digital clocks in the kitchen blink for a while, and since paul is particular about setting his clock ahead a few minutes I'll leave his bedside digital clock for him to reset to his liking after he gets home tonight. And tonight is his first night off after working 3 twelve hour shifts back to back so he can look forward to sleeping in a bit tomorrow.

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It's always blinking 12 at my place

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Whew, we thought you abandoned us and most of us thought you were gone for good never to return.

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Nah. I've only been tempted to fade to black once and that issue is long since settled.

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Too much hot air blowing in from Idaho?

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It's the WINDMILLS, blame the WINDMILLS!!!!

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That wouldn't surprise me at all at this point.

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One anticipates this shit in Florida, not in the PNW.

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Well, for a moment, I was worried that your power company was purchased by Comcast. However, you said the person you spoke with was very pleasant and helpful: Therefore, it could not have been Comcast.

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No, I refuse to do business with Comcast. While we used to have a wonderful, state managed power company known as Washington Water Power, the private outfit that took over during the Reagan era, Avista, is not nearly as popular nor well thought of.

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Seattle and Tacoma still have public power utilities. I don't understand why Portland doesn't when Eugene and Springfield do.

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I far preferred public utilities to these privatized abominations, but there were just too damned many Reagan Rethugs in this town who bought into the privatization BS the Rethugs were selling in the early eighties.

If I can ever get my sorry ass elected to the city council returning to the use of public utilities would be one of my primary crusades.

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I blame Hunter Biden's Laptop™.

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OT: Your bluff's been called, Pedo.

'𝗡𝗲𝗲𝗱𝘀 𝗮 𝗿𝗲𝗳𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗰𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘀𝗲 𝗶𝗻 𝗺𝗮𝘁𝗵': 𝗚𝗮𝗲𝘁𝘇 𝘀𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹𝗲𝗱 𝗼𝗻 𝘄𝗵𝘆 𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝗮𝗻'𝘁 𝗱𝗼 𝗮𝗻𝘆𝘁𝗵𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵𝗼𝘂𝘁 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗗𝗲𝗺𝗼𝗰𝗿𝗮𝘁𝘀

https://www.rawstory.com/kevin-mccarthy-matt-gaetz-2665781842/

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Unsurprising, since he’s always thought numbers lower than 18 were legally above 18

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You can't refresh what was missing in the first place.

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It's been there for weeks. I think it's an ad.

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https://twitter.com/harrylitman/status/1708857002259300729

Alina Habba didn't request a jury trial?

Holy incompetence, Batman!!!!!

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Wow. You always request a jury trial even if later you waive it and have a bench trial. That’s amazing incompetence

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I have a dark suspicion this was done so Trump can appeal on grounds of ineffective/incompetent counsel.

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You beat me to it.

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When has he had "competent" counsel???

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I guess extreme evil is a kind of competence so, sure....

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Indeed...Ethel Rosenberg endorses this comment...

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I doubt it goes anywhere because the bar for that is a lot higher than just making a shit adjudication choice.

You have to be suuuuuuuuuuuuper incompetent.

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Presumably, someone as connected and "rich" as the PAB can hire anyone he wants. If he made a shit choice, that's on him.

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He'll need the best of luck evah with that.

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The best attorney money can't buy!

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Spared no expense.

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Sounds like John Hammond after he tried to get IT support on the cheap with Nedry.

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Does this give him grounds to appeal based on ineffective assistance of counsel?

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Shhhhh! Don't give him an ideas!

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She forgot to check the box. She is definitely made for Trump.

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A PAB has the best available legal representation he can afford.

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OT: Fancy that.

𝗦𝘂𝗽𝗿𝗲𝗺𝗲 𝗖𝗼𝘂𝗿𝘁 𝗱𝗲𝗰𝗹𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀 𝘁𝗼 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝘀𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗿 𝗹𝗼𝗻𝗴𝘀𝗵𝗼𝘁 𝗯𝗶𝗱 𝘁𝗼 𝗱𝗶𝘀𝗾𝘂𝗮𝗹𝗶𝗳𝘆 𝗧𝗿𝘂𝗺𝗽 𝗳𝗿𝗼𝗺 𝗿𝘂𝗻𝗻𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁

https://www.cnn.com/2023/10/02/politics/donald-trump-fourteenth-amendment-ballot-case-supreme-court/index.html

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They are such gutter filth.

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Hmmm. A straight up constitutional question, oh well. States can continue on.

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I say they go right ahead and remove him from the ballot.

Because PAB, as provided for in that very 14th Amendment, is allowed to get back on:

"But Congress may by a vote of two-thirds of each House, remove such disability."

Heck, he could even ask Congress *right now* for a pre-emptive vote....

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"ZoInKs!! Didn't expect that!! Nyuk! Nyuk! Nyuk!"

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Just like their owner$ told them to do...

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OT: I dunno, I guess he just wants Engoron to fine him for contempt so he can bitch about that as well.

https://youtu.be/zpJns-Lc3Q8

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I saw that scathing diatribe right before our power blinked out again. That sonofabitch needs to be held in contempt of court and jailed.

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Fuck the fines. Stick him in the cooler with no glove or baseball.

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I am reminded of the time, back in the Disqus days, a poster made a “joke” about euthanizing special needs people. I called them on it, and they apologized and removed the “joke” from their post. All was well.

Then along came a frequent poster to rip my head off. They said (paraphrasing) that they were so tired of people like me who can’t take a joke and I should just shut the fuck up and let others have some laughs. They also screeched that I shouldn’t bother to respond because they’d had a long day and couldn’t be bothered so I should just fuck off.

Neither the OP nor I bothered to clap back at that asshole.

I’m pleased to say that person didn’t make the jump to Substack. Or, at least, I haven’t seen them around.

And I will never think that this kind of “joke” is funny. Pfffft

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Feel the power of heel lifts:

The proceedings paused for a lunch break shortly before 1 p.m. On his way out of the courtroom, Donald Trump hovered right over New York Attorney General Letitia James, who was still seated in the front row. Standing about a foot away from her, Trump leaned over and glared. Afterward, she appeared to laugh off the incident.

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He specializes in trying to intimidate women. Lucky she didn’t punch him in the balls

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He is. We're not.

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I'll bet she's askeered now!

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How did she not smile and laugh at that scene?

Then again, I was raised by a woman who intimidated everyone and made sure no one could do it back. Laughing and smiling in their face was her go to move at that kind of play.

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U MAD BRO

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No one is personally intimidated by that fat old tub of senility and goo.

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I would've jumped to my feet, held out my hand, smiled, and said "Good afternoon, Mr. Turmp! It's such a pleasure to prosecute you."

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But, but, I can't park right by the store entrance! I'm being discriminated against because I'm healthy.

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You need to consider it something to look forward to when you shoot your dick off next 4th of July.

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There's a good story over at Kos with a montage of clips of TFG making absolutely no sense, slurring, acting incompetent, and asking where the MSM is and why are they ignoring the fact he is falling apart. My response: What can we do to help (him fall apart faster)

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Laugh in his face whenever he can see it.

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What's most striking at the moment is that Trump cares more about this trial than about the ones involving treason (Georgia, DC, and Florida). So much so that he's willing to say things that will seriously damage his defense in those cases. Attacking the judge and inviting his followers to get violent today is going to affect the gag order pending in DC, for example.

Even the judge in Florida might want to think long and hard about her efforts to shield Trump.

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