Manhole Eunuchsbane

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  1. US Politics: Kill (the) Bill

    Colbert is a big fave of mine as well. I still miss his old persona though.
  2. US Politics: Kill (the) Bill

    Sure, I'm not suggesting that this equals a false flag. It was more a comic aside than anything else.
  3. US Politics: Kill (the) Bill /Do you remember where you weren't when you didn't hear that nothing had happened?
  4. US Politics: Kill (the) Bill

    How Right Wing Media Saved Obamacare... /Interesting angle.
  5. US Politics: Kill (the) Bill

    Eh, hard to get anything done without staff.
  6. US Politics: Kill (the) Bill

    To be fair this could potentially undermine your "administrative lifer who in reality runs that department" defense. If those people aren't on staff they can't gum up the works or keep the department running as it was meant to .
  7. NFL Offseason: Trail of Tears or My Cousin Kirky

    Looks like the Raiders are off to the desert... /I feel for Raiders fans.
  8. US Politics: Kill (the) Bill

    Very true. I can get behind that. That Steele thread makes some really broad assumptions.
  9. The new Justice League trailer

    Yeah, dry straight man has often been the best angle, methinks... /The Giffen/DeMatteis JLA version was probably my favorite
  10. US Politics: Kill (the) Bill

    Was there more than one post with a link? Two maybe? So yeah, whole thread.
  11. US Politics: Kill (the) Bill

    Yeah, I see your point. Perhaps "doing something right" is giving him too much credit. How about "not embarrassing the nation"? I don't know. I've been listening to a lot of intelligent folks express their dismay about how damaged political discourse in this country is at the moment. Perhaps I'm taking the wrong angle here. I suppose Trump could be seen and treated as the sort of anamalous figure that could potentially unite Left and Right against him. That's most likely a pipe dream, but one can hope.
  12. US Politics: Kill (the) Bill

    The fact that Nunes hasn't been kicked off this investigation (or that he was ever even part of it after being a Trump shill) certainly suggests that he is fairly unassailable at this point though, doncha think?
  13. US Politics: Kill (the) Bill

    Agree with you regarding this particular bill, but what happens when we get a 9/12? That's going to be the real nightmare. I have to guess that much of this fear is generated by the specter of that sort of event occurring under this current administration.
  14. US Politics: Kill (the) Bill

    Not just demonized, but denuded, especially in states like Wisconsin and Kansas. If you're looking for the Unions to save you at this point, I hope you can hold your breath for a long time. Even in my state (California) we've seen the corporatization of some of the larger unions. The Union I work for (SEIU) has become so monolithic that to call it a Worker's Rights Organization at this point is a bit of a joke. They are in bed with the corporations that they are supposed to be policing, and often hand down edicts to their members that come from those corporations. It's almost like I have two bosses at this point. It's a bit of a good cop/bad cop scenario.
  15. US Politics: Kill (the) Bill

    I would argue that we are in fact at this point more of a corporatist oligopoly than we are anything else. Sure, there's some room for Special Interest that is not necessarily corporate, but that Special Interest better have a fuckton of money behind it if it wants a place at the table. If Money = Speech (and the SCOTUS says it is) then the vast majority of this country has little or no voice. Outside of Civil Disobedience, the average American doesn't have much in the way of recourse. Big Money drives our legislation and our governance at this point. I think it's fairly delusional to deny this.