Political Chickens

Discussion in 'In the News' started by scotchbutter, Jun 8, 2016.

  1. Fitz

    Fitz Leslie Knope Monster

    Hopefully that also keeps the impending COVID spike at a minimum
     
  2. Apples&Oranges

    Apples&Oranges Chicken

    @Lh718 it seems to have been true. There was low turnout and he even canceled the 2nd event lol
     
  3. Imabug1002

    Imabug1002 Chick pee

    Those events are first come first serve, they ask you to register for tickets so they can spam you with information and ask for donations. Kids ordering tickets did nothing but give away their info and give Trump something to brag about (how many ticket people wanted). He will blame the lack of turnout on "antifa rioters" scaring people away and hold up the number of tickets as proof. Sure they setup an overflow area they didn't need but they do that every rally. Everyone that wanted to be there was there so they didn't stop the spread of COVID or "prank" him like I'm seeing in articles. I don't understand why this is being lauded as a brilliant idea by kids when people having been doing this since the 2016 election cycle. It didn't do anything then and isn't doing anything now. :shrug:
     
  4. Lh718

    Lh718 Chicken

    Even though it didn't stop people from going, the prank aspect still stands. They were bragging all over social media that a million people were gonna be at their stupid rally. That plus thousands of entries in their database for Ben Dover, Hugh Janus, etc makes the story damn hilarious to me.
     
  5. scotchbutter

    scotchbutter Chicken

    My mom posted “Many Americans have no idea how close they are to losing their country.”

    :roll::roll::roll::roll::roll:
     
  6. Canaligator

    Canaligator Barbie Police

    I mean this is true, but I think she and I are referring to different people and a different demise.
     
  7. Afishwish

    Afishwish Bramblebutt

    Read about the “Try Something New”/Let Them Eat Cake initiative, and my favorite comment:
    #cakefefe
     
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  8. Fitz

    Fitz Leslie Knope Monster

    When we eat the rich, can we eat Ivanka first?
     
  9. shakespeer

    shakespeer Basic Pirate Lesbian Aesthete

    Is there enough substance there to eat?
     
  10. Afishwish

    Afishwish Bramblebutt

    All empty calories
     
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  11. Afishwish

    Afishwish Bramblebutt

    I finally caught up on Rush’s bizarre Donner Party rant, and even by 2020 standards it’s wtf.

    Never thought “millennials are too stubborn and whiny to adapt to cannibalism” would be another thing wrong with my generation.
     
  12. scotchbutter

    scotchbutter Chicken

    AOC is life
     
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  13. Fitz

    Fitz Leslie Knope Monster

    That was amazing. Ted Yoho is such a tool, and so emblematic of so many MWM's attitudes towards women who challenge them.
     
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  14. Honey

    Honey Historian Staff Member

  15. Fitz

    Fitz Leslie Knope Monster

    American Chickens! I know I am mostly preaching to the choir here but just in case (lurkers also take note):

    Today is National Vote by Mail Day! Check voter registration, learn what's on your ballot, and request your mail-in ballot here: https://votesaveamerica.com/

    We have NINETY EIGHT DAYS until the election. Let's fucking go.
     
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  16. CoolWife

    CoolWife Chicken

    I am so apathetic about voting for Biden. But my primary ballot is going in the mail today and I’ve already requested my general ballot.
    For fucking once Michigan did something right and we have no reason absentee and polling place voter registration this year.
     
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  17. Erie

    Erie Florida AF

    One of the few things Florida does right is allowing vote by mail for anyone who requests it. Always. So we always get our ballots mailed to us so we can take our time reviewing it all. We typically drop them off versus mail them back in to be sure they arrive.
     
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  18. Fitz

    Fitz Leslie Knope Monster

    Also the USPS is saying they may have as much as a 14 day turnaround for forms and ballots this year.
     
  19. Honey

    Honey Historian Staff Member

    We should deploy DHS agents to carry mail.
     
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  20. Zombie Llama

    Zombie Llama Ain't no corn bitch

    We can also select to be permanent vote by mail, but we can also drop it off completed. My state will go Biden, but I am dropping it off at City Hall regardless.
     
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  21. Fitz

    Fitz Leslie Knope Monster

    I just got a mailer from a real actual progressive running to primary our barely-a-democrat congressman. Very very excited..
     
  22. Afishwish

    Afishwish Bramblebutt

    So...Herman Cain.

    The timeline of his illness coincided with the Tulsa rally. He may or may not have gotten it then, but yikes. He’d also previously undergone cancer treatment and was over 70, so very high risk. I don't wish this virus on anyone, but damn he’s his own cautionary tale.
     
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  23. Zombie Llama

    Zombie Llama Ain't no corn bitch

    He wasn't wearing a mask at the rally.
     
  24. Afishwish

    Afishwish Bramblebutt

    Going a step back, he ATTENDED that rally. Even with a mask that was a risk he shouldn’t have taken.

    Still a terrible way to die and I wouldn’t wish it on anyone, foolish risk or no.
     
    Last edited: Jul 31, 2020
  25. Lh718

    Lh718 Chicken

    Biden picked Kamala. Pleasantly surprised because I thought he'd go with someone from a state that isn't a lock.
     
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