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Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

June 2nd, 2022, 6:23 pm

But - hot off the press - a new reason to celebrate guns tonight! Tulsa - a place with great traditions of right wing white supremacy terrorism. Yay! Go GOP!
Good one -- except it was a black shooter killing a black doctor and others: link
 
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Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

June 2nd, 2022, 6:29 pm

I’m sure there is a point to that. Admittedly, the gun nuts would ideally like to keep the guns out of black hands, but you can’t get everything you want…
 
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Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

June 2nd, 2022, 6:36 pm

... but you can change direction.

It has now been 20 1/2 hours since a mass shooting in America was reported.
 
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Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

June 2nd, 2022, 6:41 pm

In other RRW news: Ginni Thomas, spouse of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, apparently tweeted to then-White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows,
“Biden crime family & ballot fraud co-conspirators (elected officials, bureaucrats, social media censorship mongers, fake stream media reporters, etc) are being arrested & detained for ballot fraud right now & over coming days, & will be living in barges off GITMO to face military tribunals for sedition. I hope this is true.”
I'm pretty sure that being married to someone so deranged would preclude anyone from getting a security clearance from the American federal government, yet Thomas still sits on the highest court in the land.

Huh.
 
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Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

June 2nd, 2022, 7:08 pm

If I may borrow a thought from Greg Abbott, the UK has got to “do better.” The US has maybe four mass shootings every week or two. But it takes decades, decades, for the UK to rustle up four mass killings.
 
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Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

June 2nd, 2022, 8:15 pm

If I may borrow a thought from Greg Abbott, the UK has got to “do better.” The US has maybe four mass shootings every week or two. But it takes decades, decades, for the UK to rustle up four mass killings.
There is probably in fact a causal link here. The US gun nuts are all about their ability to fight off the government when it’s misbehaving (never mind that they have black helicopters and nukes and stuff). Your royalty was in fact the government being fought off, and made the very sensible decision to limit gun access to their subjects.
 
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Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

June 3rd, 2022, 1:03 pm

Not even the cops have guns in the UK! There's nothing to stop a bad guy with a gun!

Conveniently, the bad guys almost never have guns, somehow.

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Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

June 6th, 2022, 1:13 pm

It hardly seems worth raising the US flag to full mast. It will be coming down again before the day is out.
 
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Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

June 6th, 2022, 6:59 pm

That's no joke: I can't remember the last time I saw an American flag at full mast.

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Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

June 6th, 2022, 8:12 pm

Do you think the NRA would accept an ad for “Inexpensive flag poles. Only half height since you’ll never again need to fly Old Glory at full mast.”?
 
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Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

June 6th, 2022, 11:01 pm

They are hard pressed for cash lately ...

It could be a perk for new members!
 
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Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

June 7th, 2022, 12:34 am

A brief search brought to light that you can buy American flag door mats on Etsy. Just saying…
 
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Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

June 7th, 2022, 5:47 pm

I like it and kinda cute:
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Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

June 7th, 2022, 6:07 pm

Fun fact: there are 13 rattles for the 13 colonies (Gadsden flag)
 
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Re: Random Republican WINGNUTS (or RRWs as they are affectionately known as)

June 24th, 2022, 3:50 pm

We can hope that a number (well, six to be precise) Supreme Court justices retire or otherwise become unable to fulfill their duties over the next few days, and can thus be promptly replaced by a clean slate that can start overturning precedent rulings, starting with today’s. Clarence Thomas has already indicated that the right to obtain contraception is next to go. Well and, of course, gay marriage.