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Author Topic: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée  (Read 907324 times)

mainiac

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Re: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée
« Reply #18945 on: June 04, 2016, 02:19:41 pm »

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Re: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée
« Reply #18946 on: June 04, 2016, 02:28:43 pm »

I guess it sorta' makes sense, having a better handle on the numbers involved, now. You've got ~19k people spread out over 200+ offices, trying to process... what, millions of applications? Tens of millions? You'd probably kinda' expect that to be a bit... behind. And that's if they're actually trying to process things in a timely and efficient manner. Which is a big if when they're basically being paid to figure out how to do the exact opposite :-\

What makes less sense is that you've got 19k people spread out over everywhere trying to process multiple millions of immigration applications while functionally not getting paid save what they can scrape from the applicants, of course.
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Re: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée
« Reply #18947 on: June 04, 2016, 02:30:39 pm »

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Re: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée
« Reply #18948 on: June 04, 2016, 02:45:19 pm »

I think one of the most fun things about that list of questions is that number 4 (have you aided in any way an organization, etc.) is one that anyone that has ever paid taxes in the US would have to answer yes to :V

That ever in there is a helluva' thing when your country has any military history whatsoever...
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Re: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée
« Reply #18949 on: June 04, 2016, 02:49:34 pm »

hey, soviet spies are everywhere. must keep them out.

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Re: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée
« Reply #18950 on: June 04, 2016, 02:50:40 pm »

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Re: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée
« Reply #18951 on: June 04, 2016, 03:08:31 pm »

I think I'm starting to understand why citizenship tends to be one of those things you either have to begin with or never get.

On the other hand, I guess the sunk costs fallacy is a great way to build loyalty to your new country of residence.
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Re: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée
« Reply #18952 on: June 04, 2016, 04:02:06 pm »

The fact that they ask if you're a communist is fucking hilarious.
Communist or party of another other totalitarian regime, hands up if your government doesn't count as totalitarian, anyone?
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Re: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée
« Reply #18953 on: June 04, 2016, 04:43:31 pm »

I find it interesting that the question about military service does not distinguish between militants, insurgents and soldiers - seems more concerned with identifying anyone who has any fighting experience irregardless of legitimacy

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Re: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée
« Reply #18954 on: June 04, 2016, 04:47:22 pm »

On the other hand, I guess the sunk costs fallacy is a great way to build loyalty to your new country of residence.

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Re: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée
« Reply #18955 on: June 04, 2016, 04:49:22 pm »

I find it interesting that the question about military service does not distinguish between militants, insurgents and soldiers - seems more concerned with identifying anyone who has any fighting experience irregardless of legitimacy
i would be more concerned if they said yes to the committed genocide question.
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Re: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée
« Reply #18956 on: June 04, 2016, 05:16:45 pm »

I find it interesting that the question about military service does not distinguish between militants, insurgents and soldiers - seems more concerned with identifying anyone who has any fighting experience irregardless of legitimacy
i would be more concerned if they said yes to the committed genocide question.
Hey, America's got plenty of room for war criminals who were party to genocide. Some of them even celebrated public figures! Just ask the East Timorese! Oh hey, and nothing like shrugging at genocide when we can say it's not our business, feeling pleasure at the thought of carpet-bombing civilian populations, or laughing at other war criminals regretting their actions.

So yeah, war criminals and mass-murderers are welcome here, as long as you're not a damned dirty red.
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Re: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée
« Reply #18957 on: June 04, 2016, 05:19:38 pm »

i would be more concerned if they said yes to the committed genocide question.

That question is for identifying people who are really committed to following orders.
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Re: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée
« Reply #18958 on: June 04, 2016, 06:06:30 pm »

i would be more concerned if they said yes to the committed genocide question.
That question is for identifying people who are really committed to following orders.
So you get bonus points for being really honest and keen, minus points for being genocidal - it balances out right?

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Re: Murrican Politics Megathread 2016: There Will Be Hell Toupée
« Reply #18959 on: June 04, 2016, 06:58:40 pm »

They ask about polygamy and prostitution. It sounds like an application to a church.
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