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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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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6540 on: April 14, 2014, 03:38:07 pm »

Shit just got meta, yo.

I presume you are in this thread to try and undermine the US through our webforums?
So hate. Very upset. Wow.
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6541 on: April 14, 2014, 03:45:43 pm »

Shit just got meta, yo.
I presume you are in this thread to try and undermine the US through our webforums?
Sorry chaps, but the EU can't achieve its full potential without first absorbing the US into the even more Europe European Union. Starting with the internet.

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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6542 on: April 14, 2014, 04:26:58 pm »

Shit just got meta, yo.
I presume you are in this thread to try and undermine the US through our webforums?
Sorry chaps, but the EU can't achieve its full potential without first absorbing the US into the even more Europe European Union. Starting with the internet.
Sergarr is a Ruskie nationalist~ Doubt he cares about the EU!
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6543 on: April 14, 2014, 04:48:14 pm »

Sergarr is a Ruskie nationalist~ Doubt he cares about the EU!
Russia, please come and liberate us from these oppressive Europeans! Only with your help (and the help of local defense forces) can America be truly free!
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6544 on: April 14, 2014, 04:58:57 pm »

Sergarr is a Ruskie nationalist~ Doubt he cares about the EU!
Russia, please come and liberate us from these oppressive Europeans! Only with your help (and the help of local defense forces) can America be truly free!
I heard Americans sometimes speak Russian, so it's legit

*EDIT
Feds leaving Gold Butte after gorrilions of militias, cowboys and families flocked to aid the ranch guy, Clive. Reddit says to bomb them as terrorists, 4chan isn't really saying anything of note because the Americans are asleep or something. The same old arguments are appearing again, the gunphiles touting this as a prime example where merricans stood up to the state's power and gunphobes saying we have reserves e.t.c.

Business as usual then. It'll be interesting to see if the feds manage to do damage control on the situation without fucking it up even more.
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6545 on: April 17, 2014, 06:36:36 pm »

I mistook my state's lieutenant governor (and most likely next governor) for the dude who hands out free newspapers outside the metro today.  He introduced himself and I was all slackjawed and unable to make eye contact.  A real shame, I would have liked to talk to him if I had been able to string together two syllables.
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6546 on: April 18, 2014, 09:45:10 pm »

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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6547 on: April 23, 2014, 02:45:40 pm »

Missouri GOP initiates articles of impeachment against the sitting governor.

His crime, you ask? Murder? Embezzlement? Some tawdry sex scandal?

No, it was far worse than that -- He allowed same-sex couples legally married in other states to file joint tax returns.
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6548 on: April 23, 2014, 07:50:44 pm »

http://www.politico.com/story/2014/04/supreme-court-upholds-ban-on-affirmative-action-in-college-admissions-105893.html

Even SCOTUS makes sometimes good decisions. Affirmative action goes to graveyard of history and stays there, because it has no place in modern society.
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6549 on: April 23, 2014, 08:39:43 pm »

This doesn't actually get rid of affirmative action. It just rules that the states have the right to democratically decide whether or not to allow race to be a factor in collage admissions. Whether or not that will lead to them being struck down is still a null point.
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6550 on: April 23, 2014, 08:43:02 pm »

This doesn't actually get rid of affirmative action. It just rules that the states have the right to democratically decide whether or not to allow race to be a factor in collage admissions. Whether or not that will lead to them being struck down is still a null point.

Might prove for some interesting sociological data after a few years, states that eliminated or retained AA.
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6551 on: April 23, 2014, 08:45:21 pm »

This doesn't actually get rid of affirmative action. It just rules that the states have the right to democratically decide whether or not to allow race to be a factor in collage admissions. Whether or not that will lead to them being struck down is still a null point.

Might prove for some interesting sociological data after a few years, states that eliminated or retained AA.
I imagine Bad Things for racial minorities for states that do, but hey, this is one thing I'd love to be proven wrong on. Affirmative action is one of those necessary evils you want to get rid of asap.
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6552 on: April 23, 2014, 09:01:01 pm »

From the news I've heard the states that have banned it (including California for some reason, 16 years ago even) have seen declining rates in minority attendance, so it seems not.

I am also surprised that this has not appeared here: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/04/23/upshot/the-american-middle-class-is-no-longer-the-worlds-richest.html?_r=0
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6553 on: April 23, 2014, 09:05:20 pm »

While decreasing minority attendance is a problem, I've never believed that affirmative action was the way to correct that problem. A much better way would be heavy investment in the educational and family support infrastructure in minority-heavy areas (as they obviously are undersupported) combined with very strict scrutiny of the admissions process in order to ensure that minorities aren't being unfairly denied access. This would, of course, be much more difficult and expensive.
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Re: Emperor Norton's Imperial Politics Megathread
« Reply #6554 on: April 23, 2014, 09:22:34 pm »

A much more worrying issue, to be honest, is the re-segregation of grade schools that have been happening at an alarming rate.

Of course, we also know that most of the states that are going to use this newly earned right to end affirmative action are the racist-as-fuck ones that required special laws targeting them because every time they were given an inch they used it as an excuse to shit all over blacks, disenfranchise them, kick them out of schools, and otherwise stamp them back into the dirt to prove their own superiority...
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