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Bay12 Presidential Focus Polling 2016

Ted Cruz
- 7 (6.5%)
Rick Santorum
- 16 (14.8%)
Michelle Bachmann
- 13 (12%)
Chris Christie
- 23 (21.3%)
Rand Paul
- 49 (45.4%)

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bulborbish

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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6405 on: April 07, 2014, 12:13:36 am »

As Emperor of the Thread, I decree that Fedoras are proper attire for people to wear while reading this thread.

Additionally, I decree that all faithful followers take a moment out of their lives to read a good classic book. If you excuse me, I'm going to be posting comments on how kids these days don't read as a response to something I read from NPR.

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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6406 on: April 07, 2014, 01:46:48 am »

So should I read Twilight or something old like Harry Potter?
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6407 on: April 07, 2014, 08:10:32 am »

So should I read Twilight or something old like Harry Potter?

Whatever you want to read, as long as it makes you feel like an American Gentleman.

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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6408 on: April 07, 2014, 08:32:45 am »

This is kind of America.  And interesting.

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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6409 on: April 07, 2014, 09:20:43 am »

This is kind of America.  And interesting.

Mexican Vigilantes
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-26918961

Someone needs to make a Latin American politics thread...I can't right now, though.
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6410 on: April 07, 2014, 09:35:03 am »

We don't need a thread for every area in the world, you know. A megathread is only necessary when there's lots of stuff reported about something or somewhere (like the USA politics thread here). We can make new threads for individual events/reportages for the rest.
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6411 on: April 07, 2014, 09:56:04 am »

I do recall  there having been an Antarctic Megathread at some point?
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6412 on: April 07, 2014, 10:23:31 am »

Those outside the US might not know that the right wing here has been making a lot of noise about how the ACA will lead to an explosion of costs because everyone getting insurance obviously only did it because they were unhealty, meaning insurance will get more expensive leading to the unhealthier dropping their insurance an so forth until we arrive at socialist bread lines in front of doctors offices where they will euthanize you just to save you the pain of Obamacare.  So in that context it's funny to see the scope of overrun we are talking about: http://www.balloon-juice.com/2014/04/04/2-32-per-person-per-month/

tl,dr: expect premiums to go up 2.50 in 2015 and communism to arrive in 2016.
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6413 on: April 07, 2014, 10:37:08 am »

I do recall  there having been an Antarctic Megathread at some point?

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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6414 on: April 07, 2014, 11:04:35 am »

Those outside the US might not know that the right wing here has been making a lot of noise about how the ACA will lead to an explosion of costs because everyone getting insurance obviously only did it because they were unhealty, meaning insurance will get more expensive leading to the unhealthier dropping their insurance an so forth until we arrive at socialist bread lines in front of doctors offices where they will euthanize you just to save you the pain of Obamacare.  So in that context it's funny to see the scope of overrun we are talking about: http://www.balloon-juice.com/2014/04/04/2-32-per-person-per-month/

tl,dr: expect premiums to go up 2.50 in 2015 and communism to arrive in 2016.
Oh god, that's hilarious. Time to annoy my right-wing relatives (it's all retaliative, I assure you).
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6415 on: April 07, 2014, 11:08:14 am »

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Um, hello? Costs won’t go up because they can execute the sick people with their death panels. It’s like you weren’t even paying attention back in 2010.

You darned liberals, ignoring the voices of reason.


On another note I can't tell if this specific comment is serious or trolling. That is the desperate state of modern day internet comments.
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6416 on: April 07, 2014, 11:17:55 am »

Also, I forgot to actually comment on this one:
This is kind of America.  And interesting.

Mexican Vigilantes
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-26918961

I hadn't heard a thing about such vigilantes before. But, iirc, didn't one of the now-biggest drug cartels start out as a "self defence group"/vigilantes as well?
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6417 on: April 07, 2014, 11:20:59 am »

I hadn't heard a thing about such vigilantes before. But, iirc, didn't one of the now-biggest drug cartels start out as a "self defence group"/vigilantes as well?

I believe that's the Knight's Templar or related groups. Acted under the guise of protecting local businesses and was essentially just extorting them, then went the straight drug-cartel route of violence and smuggling.
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6418 on: April 07, 2014, 11:21:49 am »

That's fairly obviously trolling, mate. "Get your stories straight!" is the subtext.
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6419 on: April 07, 2014, 11:23:15 am »

The problem is, you have to defend yourself against the cartels or they'll kill you. But to defend yourself you need weapons, logistics, and the ability to counter-bribe the people the cartels are bribing. So you need money. A lot of money. And to get that much money....you start selling drugs. Eventually, you have to start acting ruthlessly if you want to make a real dent in the cartels. The cycle continues.
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