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by Ralin
2017-03-26 05:24am
Forum: Fantasy
Topic: Harry Dresden vs. Palpatine.
Replies: 8
Views: 131

Re: Harry Dresden vs. Palpatine.

Well, that, and killing him would risk pissing off Mab. Mab is not a safe person to create a diplomatic incident with, and she can hold a grudge for a very long time. Pretty much what I said. This hasn't been stated or anything, but as inferences go I would be shocked if that's not how it shakes ou...
by Ralin
2017-03-26 04:25am
Forum: Fantasy
Topic: Harry Dresden vs. Palpatine.
Replies: 8
Views: 131

Re: Harry Dresden vs. Palpatine.

since doing that with magic would break both the White Council's laws (which may or may not be applicable to him now that he's Mab's Knight- I'm not really clear on that) I've said it before and I'll say it again: Regardless of what the White Council wants or says, Harry now has an iron-clad exempt...
by Ralin
2017-03-25 01:39am
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Flippy the Burger bot
Replies: 174
Views: 4717

Re: Flippy the Burger bot

Is there rule about every of this boards thousands of posters being intimately familiar with every other posters real world personal details? She, uh. Said "My husband is dying, stop calling me a word that means widow" after the first time. He kept doing it. Are you trying to be edgy or s...
by Ralin
2017-03-22 09:21pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: How a Christian movement is growing rapidly in the midst of religious decline
Replies: 9
Views: 516

Re: How a Christian movement is growing rapidly in the midst of religious decline

General Zod wrote:
Khaat wrote:1) This isn't religion, it's a business


What's the difference?


Religion is more profitable?
by Ralin
2017-03-20 02:41pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)
Replies: 481
Views: 15998

Re: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)

CEO Trump needs to keep track of all the departmental business of his new company.
by Ralin
2017-03-15 09:56pm
Forum: Fantasy
Topic: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.
Replies: 987
Views: 69940

Re: THE OotS Thread, Part IV.

FaxModem1 wrote:For the stupid among us, what are they meaning? Is this regarding sexism in the workplace?


And in general, yeah.
by Ralin
2017-03-15 02:23am
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)
Replies: 481
Views: 15998

Re: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)

Apparently he paid $38 million in taxes and all of his turdlets are celebrating that he (apparently) didn't break the law. Congrats, shit rats! Your Dear Leader didn't break a law one year when he filed taxes! God damn the bar is so low in US politics, Ant-Man has to enter the quantum realm to get ...
by Ralin
2017-03-14 09:12pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)
Replies: 481
Views: 15998

Re: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)

Gandalf wrote:but going after a media personality like that would be a ridiculous step.


I'm sorry, you seem confused. Trump is president now.
by Ralin
2017-03-14 09:04pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)
Replies: 481
Views: 15998

Re: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)

Saw that on Twitter.

If true, I wonder if Trump will have her arrested for stealing/receiving stolen documents?
by Ralin
2017-03-13 07:58am
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Looks I might be avoiding the US for a few years
Replies: 61
Views: 2810

Re: Looks I might be avoiding the US for a few years

but going full on Capitalist in medicine is just a horrific idea. Going full-blown capitalist/free market with healthcare would be a marked improvement over the insurance company cartel we have in the US. Which is not to say that I think we should do that, but it's better than the worst of all worl...
by Ralin
2017-03-08 07:58pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)
Replies: 481
Views: 15998

Re: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)

"Underground" in that it isn't the usual suspects, and in an unexpected quarter (the one borough that backed Trump), not that what they're offering is illegal (like, say, hiding escaped slaves from bounty hunters or Federal Marshals), just "if you get detained, we'll look after your ...
by Ralin
2017-03-08 07:04pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)
Replies: 481
Views: 15998

Re: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)

FaxModem1 wrote:Anyone thinking of following suite?


I sure as fuck wouldn't publicly say so if I was.

Am I missing something or do they not seem to grasp the concept of 'underground?'
by Ralin
2017-03-07 07:01am
Forum: History
Topic: It turns out Nazi punching is an old American tradition
Replies: 49
Views: 1682

Re: It turns out Nazi punching is an old American tradition

Yeah, a bunch of thugs attacking people for their (odious) political beliefs, what's your point? I mean I'm not going to cry over spilled Nazis, but it's not like the American Nazis had much, if any, political pull and you have the right to hold any political beliefs you want. Weren't you advocatin...
by Ralin
2017-03-06 06:51pm
Forum: History
Topic: It turns out Nazi punching is an old American tradition
Replies: 49
Views: 1682

Re: It turns out Nazi punching is an old American tradition

Because anyone who doesn't condone political violence is an indecisive Centrist? It seems to me that using that quote in this context is tantamount to saying, by implication, that "If you don't support political violence, you're not a real liberal/liberal enough". It's not implying anythi...
by Ralin
2017-03-04 06:48am
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Looks I might be avoiding the US for a few years
Replies: 61
Views: 2810

Re: Looks I might be avoiding the US for a few years

Do the Republicans just want to make sure they are never able to be elected again? Because this widespread change is going to affect everyone , including their core base..... Just pile them all on guys. Make sure your party can never be trusted with power again . Their core base will support it bec...
by Ralin
2017-03-03 07:54am
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Looks I might be avoiding the US for a few years
Replies: 61
Views: 2810

Re: Looks I might be avoiding the US for a few years

Dragon Angel wrote:Please tell me this is just another stupid joke.


I seriously think half the problems with his posts come from the fact he is convinced he's a lot funnier than he actually is.
by Ralin
2017-03-01 04:45pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)
Replies: 481
Views: 15998

Re: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)

It's more of a reciprocal arrangement: "Risk your ass for Uncle Sam, and Uncle Sam will take care of you and yours." This is the sort of thing that most people, even people who have bizarre social Darwinist views about the merits of welfare for the general population, tend to accept. But ...
by Ralin
2017-02-25 08:43pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)
Replies: 481
Views: 15998

Re: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)

Oh god, being in the military doesn't secure you and your entire family the privilege of not having to deal with the same shit as everyone else?

The horror. It's almost like they aren't semi-divine superheroes.
by Ralin
2017-02-25 04:26am
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)
Replies: 481
Views: 15998

Re: Trump Dump: Internal Policy (Thead I)

Only if it was done on TV in front of Congress.
by Ralin
2017-02-24 07:39pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Purpose and value of modern trade agreements
Replies: 17
Views: 759

Re: Purpose and value of modern trade agreements

Try competing with cheap labour yourself. I do. Quite a bit of it from your country at the moment. Blah blah, social-darwinist crap. Not propping up industries that can’t compete or turn a profit: social-darwinist crap. And people wonder communism didn’t work. No, not every time, and inside the nat...
by Ralin
2017-02-23 06:00pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Hillary to run again in 2020 (Op-ED)
Replies: 162
Views: 6176

Re: Hillary to run again in 2020 (Op-ED)

US workers are "bigoted shits"? How do you know if a field is uncompetitive? The fact that having to compete without the government coddling workers in that field will apparently kill their jobs? The world has several highly industrialized nations in Asia which have many times the US work...
by Ralin
2017-02-23 05:26pm
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Hillary to run again in 2020 (Op-ED)
Replies: 162
Views: 6176

Re: Hillary to run again in 2020

Democrats pushing for trade agreements which were guaranteed to gut jobs and human rights even more than are already didn't help. Nor their insistence on fast-tracking said agreements even when it became clear just how unpopular they were. Clinton officially changed sides last minute when she reali...
by Ralin
2017-02-23 06:12am
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Hillary to run again in 2020 (Op-ED)
Replies: 162
Views: 6176

Re: Hillary to run again in 2020

I know, that was part of my point. My point was also that its currently relatively contained thanks to having a shitbag in chief to keep people together. People are currently not super divided if for nothing else then self interest, they know divided they aren't going to be able to stand against Tr...
by Ralin
2017-02-23 05:23am
Forum: News and Politics
Topic: Hillary to run again in 2020 (Op-ED)
Replies: 162
Views: 6176

Re: Hillary to run again in 2020

Is there any way to really prevent it though? Right now the Left is pretty tight together because they have a certain orange haired maniac to rally against. Have you even been paying attention for the past couple months? Intra-left-ish bickering and recriminations begin within an hour of Trump winn...
by Ralin
2017-02-22 07:44am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Remake old shows / movies
Replies: 30
Views: 1075

Re: Remake old shows / movies

I've had this great idea for awhile now to make a dark and edgy reboot of Free Willy . It would start off with Willy brutally murdering a pod of dolphins so as to establish his badass credentials. But then it would turn out that the dolphins were actually rapists, thereby introducing moral ambiguity...

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