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Re: Post Kavanaugh vote thread

Post by Witness » Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:20 pm

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CNN says so, so now it's official. :notsure:

Brett Kavanaugh confirmed to Supreme Court (CNN)
Good, it was getting tiresome. :|

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Re: Post Kavanaugh vote thread

Post by corplinx » Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:30 pm

At least they used a smiling photo, most news outlets are staying with the party and only using photos from the 2 minutes he defended himself against a smear.

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Re: Post Kavanaugh vote thread

Post by corplinx » Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:31 pm

xouper wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:44 am
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Some of the things he said do seem highly dubious. The meaning of "Devil's Triangle" for one thing. I think "boof" might have been another. Nobody seems to have heard of a drinking game called "Devil's Triangle" but it has been used to mean a threesome.

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/598k ... view-vgtrn
A quick look at Urban Dictionary will tell you that "boofing" is a euphemism for anal sex, and a Devil's Triangle is, as we all suspected, a threesome—specifically, to cite the definition, between one woman and two dudes where it's "important" not to "make eye contact." Somehow Kavanaugh apparently figured he'd pass them off as something else, under oath, despite Google search results pointing to something else entirely.
Personally, I've never heard either of these terms, but nobody can seem to find a reference prior to Kavanauh's testimony that corroborates these definitions. But there are prior references to the threesome and anal sex definitions.
Actually, there is corroboration for Kavanaugh's definitions.

See for example:
https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/04/politics ... index.html

More here:
https://duckduckgo.com/?q=devil%27s+tri ... nking+game

Many slang terms have more than one meaning, especially among teenagers. Including the two terms you mentioned.

Secondly, just because someone has not heard of the definitions alleged by Judge Kavanaugh is not a valid argument that Kavanaugh lied. Be careful not to invoke the fallacy called argumentum ad ignorantiam.
Some of the same people who realize Pizza-gate is complete horseshit are trying to find the hidden meanings in Boof.

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Re: Post Kavanaugh vote thread

Post by corplinx » Sat Oct 06, 2018 9:31 pm

xouper wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:44 am
Anaxagoras wrote:
Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:12 am
Some of the things he said do seem highly dubious. The meaning of "Devil's Triangle" for one thing. I think "boof" might have been another. Nobody seems to have heard of a drinking game called "Devil's Triangle" but it has been used to mean a threesome.

https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/598k ... view-vgtrn
A quick look at Urban Dictionary will tell you that "boofing" is a euphemism for anal sex, and a Devil's Triangle is, as we all suspected, a threesome—specifically, to cite the definition, between one woman and two dudes where it's "important" not to "make eye contact." Somehow Kavanaugh apparently figured he'd pass them off as something else, under oath, despite Google search results pointing to something else entirely.
Personally, I've never heard either of these terms, but nobody can seem to find a reference prior to Kavanauh's testimony that corroborates these definitions. But there are prior references to the threesome and anal sex definitions.
Actually, there is corroboration for Kavanaugh's definitions.

See for example:
https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/04/politics ... index.html

More here:
https://duckduckgo.com/?q=devil%27s+tri ... nking+game

Many slang terms have more than one meaning, especially among teenagers. Including the two terms you mentioned.

Secondly, just because someone has not heard of the definitions alleged by Judge Kavanaugh is not a valid argument that Kavanaugh lied. Be careful not to invoke the fallacy called argumentum ad ignorantiam.
Some of the same people who realize Pizza-gate is complete horseshit are trying to find the hidden meanings in Boof.

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Re: Post Kavanaugh vote thread

Post by corplinx » Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:27 pm

We skeptics won and the irrational fear driven hysteria mobs lost.

It was a great day for Rationalists. (for once)

It was a shame to see so many people on 'skeptic' forums go for the old Russell's Teapot ruse.

Kavanaugh was probably the most uncontroversial nominee this President could have actually made, so we dodged a bullet as well.

Everyone do your moonwalk and begin high fiving each other. Maybe even have a _beer_.

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Re: Post Kavanaugh vote thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:01 pm

Sorry corps.

All in all, I'm glad the dealers in character assassination got spanked, but it's no great day for "rationalists".

He will be a bad Supreme if he's anything like Kennedy. Not that he'll make abortion illegal or any such nonsense. But I expect him to be bad in an essentially bi-partisan way when it comes to fourth amendment encroachments on liberty.

But I'm willing to be pleasantly surprised.
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Re: Post Kavanaugh vote thread

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In shitpost style:

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Re: Post Kavanaugh vote thread

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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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That is so fucking wrong. I mean, even by internet standards.

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Re: Post Kavanaugh vote thread

Post by WildCat » Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:06 am

I was once asked in a job interview (my 2nd one with this company) if I liked to drink. Now how the fuck am I supposed to answer that question in a job interview? I told them I hardly ever drank. Turned out to be the wrong answer, they were looking for a co-worker who would go out drinking with them.

And thus ended my potential career in the mortgage industry.
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Re: Post Kavanaugh vote thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:44 am

Oooh!

Newsweek may be a mere shadow of their former selves, but they figured it out yesterday (note the date on the story).

Brett Kavanaugh Has Huge Opposition in the U.S.—But Russian State Propaganda Loves Donald Trump's Nominee
... The state-funded outlet RT, which was recently obligated to register its U.S. branch under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, trumpeted the news that the White House had found no proof of sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh after reviewing the findings of a time-limited FBI investigation into the allegations. ...
Same report in all the "mainstream" US dailies but RT "trumpeted" it.

Gotta hand it to those Rooskies. :BigGrin3:

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Re: Post Kavanaugh vote thread

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I don't even know where to go with this... fair warning there's a topless "woman" who looks like Frank Zappa in this video.

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Re: Post Kavanaugh vote thread

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Sun Oct 07, 2018 1:46 am

Pretty subdued compared to the actual shrieks of horror when Trump was elected.
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Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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Pretty subdued compared to the actual shrieks of horror when Trump was elected.
We've broken them now. 8)
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Post by corplinx » Sun Oct 07, 2018 3:24 am

These people made their whole belief about Kavanaugh. He would be the END OF EVERYTHING.

If life goes on, it's evidence they were wrong. So they have to look for ways to get to him before they have to force-forget their beliefs.

These assholes actually think his confirmation means something. Sad. Deluded. People.

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WildCat wrote:
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there's a topless "woman" who looks like Frank Zappa
That made me howl with laughter. What's more, it's true. :lmao:

The video is pathetic.

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Post by shuize » Sun Oct 07, 2018 5:02 am

Abdul Alhazred wrote:
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Pretty subdued compared to the actual shrieks of horror when Trump was elected.
Yes, I was looking forward to more post-election style screaming You Tube videos.

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