2016 US Election MEGATHREAD: JZL likes it sticky

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  1. Commissar Smersh

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    Welcome to the post prohibition world. :wacky:
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    God damn. The Democratic party was stupid as fuck for going with Hillary. You've got to be pretty fucking unlikable to lose to Trump.
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    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    We owe it all to James Comey. And the Media, who STILL haven't learned their lesson about polls.

    And the Canadian Immigration website keeps crashing tonight for some reason. I want to immigrate myself...
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    No, no, no and no. The DNC fucked themselves suppressing the youth vote supporting Bernie.

    Also this whole emigrate from the USA outcry is bullshit. You don't abandon something you love and isn't working, you fucking fix it.

    This.

    Bernie consistently polled better versus Trump than Clinton. Plus Millennials were fucking STOKED about him and a motivated base is exactly what the Dems needed to win an election after 2 incumbency terms: https://twitter.com/JonCozart/status/796227406805635072
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    This was a symbolic outcome. People are pissed, they showed it at the box. People only looked like they were paying attention to the media. When in fact, voters were getting pissed at the media for being so damn biased. This wasn't so much the population voting for Trump, as much as it was people voting against the establishment, the bullshit mamby-pamby tactics used Clinton, a vote against corruption (either actual or perceived), a vote against political correctness and a vote against politicians in general.
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    Goofus Maximus Too old to be this dumb!

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    Maybe so, but the website is crashing from overuse, the stock market is tanking, and I still want to immigrate before a charismatic populist can do to the US what it did to Venezuela...

    Folks who did the Arab Spring were fueled by being pissed, and look what good that did them. The resurgence of Nationalism has never done anybody any good at any time in history. I am not looking forward to it...
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    At least we can leave if we want to.
    I'm just glad this is over for 4 more years.
    I'm super glad it's over.
    It's been like binge watching fake pro wrestling 24/7 for six months strait. I'm ready for some Ren and Stimpy or anything besides what I've been watching.
    Unfortunately, what has been seen, cannot be unseen. It was butt ugly.
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    MAKE AMERICAN GRAPES AGAIN!
    - girl from SNL


    But hey, medical weed is legal here now. Maybe I will get a card just to see if I can. Ahh, my back! My neck and my back!
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    JZL Ministry of Whack

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    Gotterdammerung R Us. (Sorry for the big fucking word)

    Apparently (not all votes have been reported as of this writing), HRC won the popular vote and yet again, the dems actually garnered more votes nationwide for the House of Reps. (Thanks, Electoral college system and thanks, gerrymandering) [/sour grapes]

    Will a Trump-run DEA stomp all over states' weed policies? I don't know what his position is on that. We sort have been taking that for granted.

    [LMGTFY][ From 10/29]
    SPARKS, Nev. -- Donald Trump softened his tone on marijuana legalization on Thursday, saying at a political rally that states should be allowed to legalize marijuana if they chose to do so. Trump reaffirmed that he supports making medical marijuana available to patients who are very sick.
    "In terms of marijuana and legalization, I think that should be a state issue, state-by-state," Trump said while taking a handful of questions during a political rally at a casino outside Reno on Thursday afternoon.
    Well, that explains Florida.

    No shit, I'd been on "radio silence" since sometime Saturday. It was the damn local ads that finally got to me; they were the same effing ones over and over and over.

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    My friend's idiot mother posted this on FB:
    "If you don't like it, move to a country that shares your ideals!"

    I couldn't fucking believe that a Republican living in the Bay Area couldn't see the absolute irony in her statement. Thankfully some of her friends (and me) called her on her bullshit.
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    Lol medical. No way am I putting myself into the system to avoid the tax, cant get and keep a CCW.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news...zation-could-look-like-under-president-trump/

    It's really a probably attorney general christie or guiliani that would be the issue. Though how the hell christie doesn't face charges after his staff did boggles my mind.
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    See, Richard Milhouse Nixon.
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    Eh, nevermind then. I like my guns too much.
    Anyways, it's a step in the right direction. Especially for a state like Florida
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    I prefer Neil DeGrasse Tyson's version: "Make America Smart Again." :) Let's wait and see what his administration looks like, and whether Congress can be a brake on his more hair-brained schemes. (Pun intended)

    One thing that may come from this, is that suddenly Liberal Democrats will start embracing the Second Amendment in droves...
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    You don't want to get me started on gun control.
    "The right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed." Funny how at the federal level, and in pretty much every state (except maybe Arizona) there's plenty of "infringing" that goes on.

    in·fringe
    inˈfrinj/
    verb
    past tense: infringed; past participle: infringed


      • act so as to limit or undermine (something); encroach on.
        "his legal rights were being infringed"



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    You don't want to get me started on gun control.
    "The right to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed." Funny how at the federal level, and in pretty much every state (except maybe Arizona) there's plenty of "infringing" that goes on.

    in·fringe
    inˈfrinj/
    verb
    past tense: infringed; past participle: infringed


      • act so as to limit or undermine (something); encroach on.
        "his legal rights were being infringed"



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    Oh, and I will say how ironic it is that every black person I know, and even ones that I don't and just hear (like my neighbors) are so pissed off that Hillary didn't win, but then they go and complain about how blacks are incarcerated at a rate twice that of whites, 1 out of 3 adult black men has been to jail at some point, yada yada. I thought it was pretty common knowledge that Hillary got a lot of her funding from prison/corrections companies and was against marijuana legalization because... well, she's a puppet for the people who give her money, like the prison corporations who very clearly benefit by locking up as many people as possible. So you're mad that the system locks up black men, but you go and vote for someone who is funded by corrections companies, and who very clearly changes her stance to fit whoever is giving her the most money that day. Makes a lot of fucking sense.
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    Only necessary gun control IMO:

    -Close gunshow loopholes
    -Universal background checks
    -Allow courts to remove firearms with emergency domestic violence restraining orders (look up the stats, one of the highest chances of someone being killed with a gun)
    -Limit full autos and drum magazines to FFL types above 3

    Cat's out of the bag as far as guns in America goes. No one is giving them up, don't punish the law abiding for the unlawful and just enforce laws as they are including closing loopholes.
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    Sources? Actually it's the first time I'd heard that. Those places are evil, but there's a lot of money-grubbing going on at public facilities, too.
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    In that story they took the money but donated it to a charity that helps incarcerated women, but towards the end it says she's taken money. One of the links is to a VICE News story with this graphic (but notice it has the confusing language "affiliated with"):
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    How about those safety/diaper pins?
    Someone simply needs to explain why that seemed like this was a good idea.
    Watching the aftermath of this election makes me wonder about the fruits of educated HRC supporters.
    Besides, aren't the big wigs that run the world doing so with a sheepskin under their belts.
    You know, the people that make the decisions.
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    I know the perfect way to do gun control, that the NRA can't shake a Constitution at:

    First, let us read the Second Amendment. "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed." Observe that the right of people to bear arms, is predicated on the need for a well regulated Militia. Note that; a WELL REGULATED Militia. This is all we need to have ID requirements for gun ownership. All gun owners are by Constitutional Law, members of what is supposed to be a well regulated militia. We can regulate guns by simply regulating our "well regulated Militia." :) See? All nicely Constitutional and all that! :whistles after throwing molotov:

    Oh, and Private Prisons are practically criminal organizations themselves. NPR did a report on Private Prisons, and the things they do to cut costs, such as understaffing, and hiring underqualified medical personnel...
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