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  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Happy anniversary, Donald and Melania Trump!

    FOUR MORE YEARS

  • ||

    Hello.

    "A Harvard historian reminds us that "the Republican Party once supported women's issues, especially the ERA, and that in 1970 a Republican introduced the Senate's first bill to legalize abortion."

    And? Point?

  • Rhywun||

    All women are into abortion, duh

  • OpenBordersLiberal-tarian||

    Except the ones suffering from internalized misogyny.

  • Bubba Jones||

    abort the girls and solve both problems?

  • ||

    "So what you're saying is"....Republicans want to murder kids now.

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    Now?

  • Hank Phillips||

    As in My Lai Massacre? Wasn't Nixon Republican?

  • OpenBordersLiberal-tarian||

    The point is that the once respectable Republican Party has become unrecognizable compared to what it was just a few decades ago. Now the Republicans (with a handful of exceptions like David Frum) are white nationalist Putin puppets who are trying to make this country just like The Handmaid's Tale.

    Republicans have moved so far right, even Ronald Reagan would be a Democrat today.

  • Bubba Jones||

    Or, the Democrats cater solely to minorities and then blame whites for being racist.

    But Hillary couldn't actually convince the voters that she was black.

  • Juice||

    Looking at the text of the ERA, I'm having trouble finding an objection to it (except for the clunky wording "on account of...").

  • Rhywun||

    It probably didn't occur to anyone in the 70s to put all that "equal outcome" BS in it the way they would today. Hell, those cro-mags probably still thought that men and women are different.

  • Juice||

    Just looked at the most recent wording, they added a sentence at the beginning that basically ruins it because it's just plain bad wording. "Women shall have equal rights in the United States and every place subject to its jurisdiction." Um ok, women shall have equal rights with respect to each other? That's how I read it at first pass. Just leave it at, "Equality of rights under the law shall not be denied or abridged by the United States or by any State on account of sex."

    Actually, I've got some better language: "[Neither shall the United States nor any] State deny to any person within its jurisdiction the equal protection of the laws." But that would never be ratified.

  • Bubba Jones||

    Except that's already the law?

  • ||

    Look at how Titles VII and IX were changed beyond what its authors intended.

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    It's just good to see that Republicans can be wrong about progressive issues too.

  • MatthewSlyfield||

    The story is about their 13th wedding anniversary, not Trump's time in office.

  • Citizen X - #6||

    Way to step all over the joke, new guy.

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    Hey, that could be his thing.

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    He is Sly. This is known.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    The FBI has released preliminary crime statistics for the first half of 2017.

    They accidentally deleted the other half.

  • AlmightyJB||

    I'm sure multiple people have copies

  • Citizen X - #6||

    New York is suing eight pharmaceutical companies that manufacture prescription opioids.

    Manufacturing a product to grant some relief to people who are suffering unbearable pain? NOT IN CUOMO'S EMPIRE STATE.

  • Rhywun||

    Excelsior!

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    If you have found a pain relieving use for excelsior, I sure would like to hear about it.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Behind the well-funded group campaigning to make the minimum age for working at strip clubs 21-years-old.

    But they get over their daddy issues by then!

  • Sometimes a Great Notion||

    Don't worry, college's across the country will fight this legislation to keep enrollment up.

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    19 year old's asses are filled with the DEVIL.

  • Bubba Jones||

    How are they supposed to pay for college?!?

  • AlmightyJB||

    Soulmate

    Damn that's good

  • ||

    Has soul mating ever been proven anyway?

    Is it even a thing?

  • Rich||

    Sure. Think of all the souls that have been aborted.

    *** ducks ***

  • AlmightyJB||

    Just by girls who date convicts.

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    Yes. Every Canadian has a moose soul mate.

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    The classic Canadian novel, Bear, taught me that they want to fuck bears. Real book by the way.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    A Harvard historian reminds us that "the Republican Party once supported women's issues..."

    They once freed the slaves, too. But now they want to put y'all back in chains.

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    With the weather we've been having, I could use some chains.

  • Fist of Etiquette||

    Unfortunately, she didn't see it that way.

    Pence has it right on this.

  • Conchfritters||

    If Pence ever went to dinner with a female colleague alone without his wife, there is a very good (98%) chance the evening would end with both of them naked in the sack. His wife is 100% justified in not trusting that cheating sum bitch.

  • $park¥ leftist poser||

    In turn, this allegedly has created a "substantial burden" on the city, the lawsuit states, because it has had to increase treatment services, law enforcement costs, medical examiner costs and more, according to the release.

    I could think of a better solution.

  • Rich||

    The FBI has released preliminary crime statistics for the first half of 2017.

    What is this, Minority Report?

  • $park¥ leftist poser||

    You think the FBI has three people drugged in a bathtub staring into the past?

  • Rich||

    "Preliminary" crime.

    *** kicks wooden ball ***

  • Rhywun||

    I'd be surprised if it was only three.

  • Citizen X - #6||

    That sounds more like the CIA's thing.

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    What is this, law enforcement for ants?

  • Stormy Dragon||

    Uh... you realize it's 2018 now, right?

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    God, in my day it was only 2002. This is truly Trump's America.

  • lap83||

    A Harvard historian reminds us that "the Republican Party once supported women's issues, especially the ERA, and that in 1970 a Republican introduced the Senate's first bill to legalize abortion."

    Is there a more unintentionally offensive phrase in politics than "women's issues"? So anything not related to the vagina is a "man's issue"?

  • Rich||

    Is there a more unintentionally offensive phrase in politics than "women's issues"?

    How about "working families"?

  • Libertarian||

    +1 child labor

  • Rhywun||

    "Public servant".

  • Juice||

    Makes me think some woman is on her period. "I've got ... women's issues today."

  • Rich||

    Hey! It could just be bloating!

  • lap83||

    I had a feeling while scrapbooking. You men wouldn't understand

  • Chipper Morning Baculum||

    Does arranging bets for mma fights count as scrapbooking?

  • Crusty Juggler||

    Oh my God.

  • Rich||

    "Unarmed black man".

  • Domestic Dissident||

    Speaking of legal abortion, why oh why couldn't this pink pussy's mom take advantage of it?

  • Palin's Buttplug||

    Tell everyone about that secret FISA memo proving Obama spied on Trump, Mikey.

    Hannity says it could be bigger than Pizzagate!

  • AlmightyJB||

    If you're having "women's issues", I suggest you trade yours in.

  • Bubba Jones||

    Oh Hell no. If anything breaks on my current model, I'm just going to do without.

    Or rent.

  • AlmightyJB||

    Flashlight and porn to the rescue.

  • AlmightyJB||

    Fleshlight, stupid spell check.

  • ||

    So anything not related to the vagina is a "man's issue"?

    "Man's issue" is stuff like the discovery of fire and landing on the moon. "Men's issue" is ED medication and chaffing.

    Woman, women, womyn, man, men, human, hymen... get your pluralization checked.

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    I still insist the worst one, by far, is "Common-Sense"

  • AlmightyJB||

    They also found out that half of Republican's ancestors were women.

  • Libertarian||

    "Women have always been the primary victims of war. Women lose their husbands, their fathers, their sons in combat."
    -- Hillary Clinton

  • AlmightyJB||

    Lol

  • Conchfritters||

    It's always about her with her

  • Rebel Scum||

    Two 15-year-olds were killed and 17 other people were injured after another student, also 15, opened fire at a Benton, Kentucky, high school Tuesday afternoon.

    Cue gun hysteria. Is there an accurate description of the weapon used?

  • Citizen X - #6||

    Whatever it was, it was an assault rifle.

  • Bubba Jones||

    fully automatic

  • Entropy Drehmaschine Void||

    "High powered with high capacity magazine-clips"

  • Entropy Drehmaschine Void||

    ... and the shoulder thing that goes up.

  • Hank Phillips||

    Bump stock, bump stock!

  • DaveSs||

    Earlier I read it was a handgun

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    I can't believe this unregulated domain of pure madness we live in (THE USA) has led to the creation of assault rifle handguns. I'm gonna kill myself now, before anyone else inevitably does.

  • Rat on a train||

    I'm sure it was a high capacity assault pistol.

  • Longtobefree||

    Gotta be fake news. Everyone knows schools are gun free zones.
    Just ask any democrat, gun free zones equals peace and safety.

  • Rich||

    "We are trying to determine that every one of those that has been shot was a student."

    Am I wrong for thinking that is a strange statement? I mean, is it supposed to reassure parents that no strangers were in the school, or what?

  • Palin's Buttplug||

    He means that he is relieved no cops were shot.

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    Kool Kraig was just there teaching the kids that smokers are jokers. WHY DID HE HAVE TO GET CAUGHT UP IN THIS?!

  • Longtobefree||

    Maybe one of the students had a comfort dog, and there was one last shot as the cops got there?

  • ||

    Behind the well-funded group campaigning to make the minimum age for working at strip clubs 21-years-old.

    Error: Sentence fragment.

  • Longtobefree||

    Besides, who wants to see those old hags?

  • Palin's Buttplug||

    Wow, House GOP intelligence memo released by Nunes:

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DUGbbeSW0AEitv3.jpg

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    A 3 foot penis is less impressive when you realize that they are measured using Trump's freakishly tiny feet.

  • AlmightyJB||

    He's rich so does it really matter.

  • AlmightyJB||

    Central Ohio also prefers drug cartels, gang violence, fentanyl laced drugs and overdose deaths to regulated, consistently dosed, uncut prescription medication that sometimes gets used for pleasure rather than to alleviate pain.

    http://nbc4i.com/2018/01/23/fr.....tributors/

  • AlmightyJB||

    And while that alternative usage is not without consequences it's rarely fatal and doesn't have any consequences that prohibition doesn't have. Top men.

  • Domestic Dissident||

    So it turns out that not only were John Brennan, James Clapper, and the Mofo-in-Chief engaged in a probably illegal Nixonian spy job on the Trump campaign during the election, but it seems like a cabal of Trump-haters in the F.B.I. was involved and that they tried to deliberately delete about five months worth of text messages during that timeframe. Yeah, nothing suspicious about that at all! The good news is that the House Intelligence is already working on the process of getting that classified FISA memo released to the public in the next two or three weeks or so.

    It seems like it's time to get rid of this Robert Mueller cat and appoint a NEW special prosecutor so that we can finally begin investigating the real criminals in this sordid matter.

  • Palin's Buttplug||

    just released:

    https://pbs.twimg.com/media/DUGbbeSW0AEitv3.jpg

    Bigger than Pizzagate!

  • Stormy Dragon||

    cabal of Trump-haters

    So only Republicans are allowed to be FBI agents?

  • ||

    released to the public in the next two or three weeks or so

    WTHF? Gotta make sure some *more* spying legislation comes up for a vote and doesn't get vetoed because of this thing first?

  • Rat on a train||

    They already have a secret special prosecutor investigating Mueller, and a double secret special prosecutor investigating the secret special prosecutor.

  • Longtobefree||

    So, knowing there is no way to delete the messages without a trace, what was in the messages worse than getting caught with the delete key in your hand? Somebody, probably near retirement and single, is going to fall on the sword to let the rest off the hook.

  • stuartl||

    RIP Ursula K.

  • BestUsedCarSales||

    RIP

  • Diane Reynolds (Paul.)||

    New York is suing eight pharmaceutical companies that manufacture prescription opioids.

    Get in line...

  • Diane Reynolds (Paul.)||

    "hub for sex trafficking," though the reporters, who were on the story for one year, found no sex trafficking in the clubs. But the series has a backstory: in Jim Kelly, founder and director of a Catholic agency that serves homeless youth called Covenant House New Orleans, who has for several years now campaigned against the clubs, claiming to city and state policy makers that stripping leads young women to become victims of sex trafficking.

    I was wondering how long it would take the religious right to glom on to "sex trafficking".

  • Hank Phillips||

    I blame the anarcho-capitalist Republican Senator Randal Paul.

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