The Government Shutdown

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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Rob Lister » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:48 pm

A cynic.

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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:50 pm

"Back" to "normal"? :lmao:
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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by gnome » Mon Jan 22, 2018 8:53 pm

Rob Lister wrote:A cynic.
So last week was non-cynical Rob Lister? I couldn't tell.
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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Rob Lister » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:09 pm

gnome wrote:
Rob Lister wrote:A cynic.
So last week was non-cynical Rob Lister? I couldn't tell.
Yes.

Ordinarily I'd go through the pages to see what the fuck you're talking about but it is easier for me just to not. It's hard to believe I give more of a shit now than last week.
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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:09 pm

gnome wrote:
Rob Lister wrote:A cynic.
So last week was non-cynical Rob Lister? I couldn't tell.
As I understand it, last week he was a "jerk", but this week the secret word is "cynic".

Right, Rob? :BigGrin3:
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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Rob Lister » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:13 pm

That's not nice. Or maybe it is. What the fuck did I say last week? or ibid.

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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:25 pm

Rob Lister wrote:That's not nice. Or maybe it is. What the fuck did I say last week? or ibid.
Last week was the ... ahem ... last week of the status quo ante.

Nothing special about it otherwise.
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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by shuize » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:39 pm

Wait, I thought Democrats said "DACA or the Republic can fall!"

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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:41 pm

shuize wrote:Wait, I thought Democrats said "DACA or the Republic can fall!"
Cheer up. The Republic can still fall you know. :)
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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Mentat » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:44 pm

The question isn't if it can fall. It's if it's even worth saving at this point.
It's "pea-can", man.

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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Grammatron » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:48 pm

That's a dumb question, of course it is.

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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:50 pm

John Galt wrote:The question isn't if it can fall. It's if it's even worth saving at this point.
FTFY :P
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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Fid » Mon Jan 22, 2018 9:58 pm

Pyrrho wrote:There should be a Constitutional amendment to bill each member of the House and Senate 10% of their annual income every day of a government shutdown.
At the very least this.
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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Doctor X » Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:20 pm

shuize wrote:Wait, I thought Democrats said "DACA or the Republic can fall!"
I hear-tell that Democrats lie. Image

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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by corplinx » Mon Jan 22, 2018 10:23 pm

Schumer got stumped like Anax!

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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Anaxagoras » Mon Jan 22, 2018 11:15 pm

So in the end they took the same deal that was on the table on Friday except that this one keeps the government open until February 8th instead of February 16th. Plus some sort of promise from Mitch McConnell.
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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Bruce » Tue Jan 23, 2018 2:22 am

Maybe we should just elect Elon Musk as King. Seems he has accomplished more in the past decade than Congress has accomplished in.....well....ever?
Such potential!

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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Doctor X » Tue Jan 23, 2018 7:29 am

Like . . . the vacuum tubey thing and destroying a few billion in satellite?

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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:28 am

The Dems did not "cave".

They cut it short because they were losing the propaganda contest.

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Re: The Government Shutdown

Post by Pyrrho » Tue Jan 23, 2018 10:50 am

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