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>Supporters of the so-called 'fair tax' proposal, which would raise the cost of consumer goods, include Republican Reps. Matt Gaetz and Marjorie Taylor Greene.
President Joe Biden on Monday criticized a proposal by Republicans in the House of Representatives that, if enacted, would implement a national sales tax on multiple goods, including groceries.

Biden mentioned the proposal during a speech at the National Action Network's Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C.

"They're preparing to vote on a third bill. They want a national sales tax," Biden said. "They want to raise taxes on the middle class by taxing thousands of everyday items from groceries, gasoline, clothing, and cutting taxes for the wealthiest, because they want to supplant the money lost from taxes on the millionaires and billionaires with a sales tax on virtually everything in the country."

The proposed FairTax Act of 2023, introduced by Republican Rep. Buddy Carter of Georgia on Jan. 9, has so far attracted 23 Republican co-sponsors, including Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia and Matt Gaetz and Kat Cammack of Florida.

The legislation calls for the elimination of "current income taxes, payroll taxes, and estate and gift taxes," which would be replaced by a national sales tax. It also calls for the elimination of the Internal Revenue Service.

Even if the bill passes the House, it is unlikely to pass in the Senate, which is controlled by a Democratic majority.

>An analysis of the Republican proposal by the nonpartisan Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy found that the FairTax Act "would impose a 30 percent federal sales tax on everything we buy – groceries, cars, homes, health care, school tuition – and lead to a giant tax shift from the well-off to everyone else."


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>>1138936
at least you threw a concession in with that unproven claim
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>>1138936
>Republicans push for it
>Clinton gets the credit
Interesting that it was a concession they made to a Republican congress that started it all.
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>>1138946
and we never tangoed again
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>>1138946
And the Republicans blew it all up under Bush.
Clinton gets the credit.
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>>1135369
>30%
Jesus was ratted out by Judas for 30 pieces of silver. They're trying to kill you because they determined that over the course of a lifetime they can extract more income from you, the masses, this way over time than those other ways combined and it's the truth. How many people were already living paycheck to paycheck before the memedemic?

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A California man tried to kill his entire family by driving his Tesla off of a 250 foot cliff at full speed with everyone inside.
The Tesla was engineered so well nobody died.
https://nypost.com/2023/01/31/dharmesh-patel-seen-for-first-time-since-trying-to-kill-his-family-in-tesla-crash/
The 41-year-old was charged with three counts of attempted murder Monday for intentionally driving his wife and two children off a notoriously dangerous section of the Pacific Coast Highway known as the “Devil’s Slide” earlier this month. He also faces enhancements for great bodily injury and domestic violence.

Rescuers had to cut all four of the passengers — Patel, wife Neha, their 7-year-old daughter and 4-year-old son — from the mangled Tesla after it plummeted 250 feet onto the rocky beach.

Luckily, the entire family survived the crash in what officials are calling a “miracle.”

Neha was conscious when paramedics tore open the smart car and reportedly screamed that her husband had “intentionally tried to kill us.”
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The moral of the story here is that Elon musk saved a family of three from their would-be murder AND ensured he was alive to face justice
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father of the year

https://www.cnbc.com/2023/01/31/mcdonalds-mcd-q4-2022-earnings.html
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>>1138782
Newfags destroy /news/ on purpose
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>>1138822
>>1138912
>Angry libs
Many such cases
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>>1138912
>OH NO! He's destroying a shitty reddit shill board
Darn. That sucks.
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>>1138912
It's a shit board. Probably the board that contributes the least to 4chan
It's worse than >>>/trash/
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>>1138782
>>1138822
>>1138912
>>1138943
>>1138950
>>1138955
Go back and let the adults talk about news.

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https://www.vice.com/en/article/dy7mww/ai-voice-firm-4chan-celebrity-voices-emma-watson-joe-rogan-elevenlabs
AI-Generated Voice Firm Clamps Down After 4chan Makes Celebrity Voices for Abuse
4chan members used ElevenLabs to make deepfake voices of Emma Watson, Joe Rogan, and others saying racist, transphobic, and violent things.
Not gonna copy paste the article. everything you need to know is right here:
https://vocaroo.com/1i0R1PfOcLof
https://files.catbox.moe/et8y3t.mp3
https://voca.ro/1eM9FjIPOeuG
https://vocaroo.com/17RdfEecyZ41
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https://vocaroo.com/1jFq48y4O4fG
https://vocaroo.com/188adfpKIXaz
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https://vocaroo.com/1gR2pw70Zt3x
https://vocaroo.com/18eJAfb7JaYb
https://vocaroo.com/16LwsC2S51yW

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>>1138568
Based beyond belief best bread all bay
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liberals so sensitive lmao!
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>>1138861
>National anthem plays at major sporting event
>Continue to sit, while wearing my hat comfortably
>mayonnaise-americans around me begin crying, shitting their pants
>Sip my ironically named local craft beer
>mayos literally shaking, in tears, screaming "Y U NO STAND FOR FLAG!?"
>I climax, audibly, and take another sip
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>>1138600
Yeah I think that one they took the first part from Biden speaking in TV and added all the rest after it
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>>1138939
At 5+ seconds was obviously ai, the stuff before it he did really say though

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https://www.politico.com/news/2023/01/30/federal-judge-blocks-more-of-new-jersey-gun-carry-law-00080245
https://www.northjersey.com/story/news/state/2023/01/30/nj-gun-ban-judge-blocks-some-sensitive-places-enforcement/69855767007/
https://www.nj.com/politics/2023/01/judge-says-njs-concealed-gun-carry-law-does-not-apply-at-some-sensitive-places.html
https://thehill.com/regulation/court-battles/3836486-judge-expands-pause-of-new-jersey-gun-law-that-bans-firearms-in-casinos-parks-and-bars/
Good sign the "law" is going to get completely btfo. The legislators and governor who passed this should face criminal and civil penalties
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>>1138643
what do you mean two more weeks. right now, at this very moment NJ cannot enforce these gun laws. Ergo there is no law. Also because the NJ legislators are retarded, you can currently go into a bar with a gun and get hammered, legally
>>1138698
gun ownership is a human right, cope and seethe
>>1138760
I posted 4 articles, faggot. the board does not let you post an OP without a link
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>>1138698
i think this kiddo is probably just a mentally ill individual who hopes background checks are ruled unconstitutional. don't hurt anyone okay OP
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>>1138784
I own multiple guns and have passed a federal background check. cope and seethe. Also I am not mentally ill and mental illness is not a federal disqualifier
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>>1138805
i love that for you, anon
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>>1138634
lol murphy is a GIGANTIC homosexual, this is already known. i live in NJ and i will continue buying and carrying guns, and so will my family and friends, and there is nothing anyone can do about it LOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOL

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>California still has one of the lowest rates of gun deaths in the country despite the picture Republicans have painted this week.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/california-shootings-gun-laws_n_63d01430e4b0c8e3fc7a25f7

California was just rocked by two gruesome mass shootings less than 48 hours apart, leaving 11 dead from a shooting at a Monterey Park dance hall on Saturday and seven farmworkers massacred in Half Moon Bay just two days later.

The tragedies are two of 39 mass shootings in the U.S. to take place in the first few weeks of 2023 alone. That figure is higher for this point in the year than for any other on record, according to the Gun Violence Archive, which defines a mass shooting as one that injures or kills at least four people.

Those figures should be the wakeup call Congress needs to pass stricter firearms legislation, Democrats and gun control advocates have said in the wake of the shootings. The “scourge of gun violence across America requires stronger action,” President Joe Biden remarked following the Half Moon Bay shooting, calling on Congress to send him a federal assault weapons ban.

But it’s a different story playing across the headlines at Fox News and other conservative media, which have been eager to point out that these two mass shootings took place in the state with the country’s strictest gun control legislation. It’s in line with the talking point Republicans often roll out after such tragedies ― that shootings in places that have tried to crack down on firearm access, including California and Chicago, are proof such laws don’t actually stop gun violence.

Despite stricter gun regulations in California, “apparently that did not work in this situation,” House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) said Tuesday in his first remarks about the shootings.

But it’s not that simple.
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>>1138635
>you are anti gun in both this thread and every other thread, don't lie chang goldenstine
You are hallucinating right now, anon.

>you never substantiate any of your anti gun claims and in other threads you argued poors weren't using food stamps to buy steak and lobster even after a receipt from snopes showed they did
What in the actual fuck are you talking about?

>you post shit saying we need to ban guns all the time without showing a causative link.
I've never said we need to ban guns. You're having a psychotic episode right now. You're suffering under the delusion that all the posters on 4chan who disagree with you are the same person.

>again, weird how this is only an issue when its your hobby
I don't smoke weed. You're just resorting to childish personal insults because you know you got absolutely ass fucked in an argument where you couldn't provide a single piece of evidence to substantiate your claims.

>but you post anti gun shit and don't seem to think you have a burden to prove causation for gun ownership or gun laws vs murder rates
You need to see a psychiatrist.
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>>1138864
>You need to see a psychiatrist.
I did. He said "Show me your nuts" and after I did it had ME arrested for sexual harassment.
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>>1138866
Only grammar nazis are going to get that one Everyone else will be confused.
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>catalytic converter thefts prove that laws against theft dont work
>still open investigations of murder prove that laws against murder dont work
>IRS says white collar crime is on the rise, this proves that laws against tax evasion dont work
>women getting abortions proves laws against abortions dont work
>illegal immigrants entering the country prove immigration law doesnt work
>drugs are still a problem, this proves that laws against addictive substances dont work
>bagged salad keeps getting contaminated with lysteria or salmonela. this proves that food regulation doesnt work

imagine being this stupid that you genuinely believe "working gun laws" = "no gun deaths"
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>>1138681
>People hate Texas so much they'd rather kill themselves than live there.
Republican mindset

https://www.wsj.com/articles/u-s-pushes-for-military-sites-in-philippines-to-counter-china-11675124248
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>>1138834
Post the article newfag
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>>1138834
Newfag, the article, post it
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the article, newfag, post it
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post the article newfag
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post the article dumbass

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https://wchstv.com/news/nation-world/failed-new-mexico-gop-candidate-indicted-in-shootings-that-targeted-elected-officials-republican-solomon-pena-albuquerque-bernalillo

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (TND) — A grand jury in New Mexico has indicted a failed Republican state legislative candidate who allegedly was so angry over losing his 2022 midterm election that he conspired with others to shoot the homes and businesses of elected officials in the state's largest city.

Solomon Peña has been indicted on 14 criminal charges by a Bernalillo County Grand Jury, according to a release from the district attorney's office on Monday. All charges are connected to what police previously called apparent politically motivated attacks in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Peña's charges, according to the release, include three counts of criminal solicitation to commit a shooting at a dwelling or occupied building, two counts of conspiracy to commit a shooting at a dwelling or occupied building, two counts of unlawful taking of a motor vehicle, one count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon, two counts of transportation or possession of a firearm or destructive device and one count of shooting at a dwelling or occupied building.

Peña lost in Nov. 2022 to incumbent state Rep. Miguel P. Garcia, a longtime Democrat representative of House District 14 in the South Valley. Garcia won by roughly 3,600 votes according to the Associated Press, which was reportedly 48 percentage points. After his loss, Peña reportedly made baseless claims his election was "rigged."

Apparently enraged by his election loss, Peña approached county and state lawmakers and claimed to them that his race was rigged against him, the AP reports. The shootings reportedly began shortly after Peña conversed with those officials.
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Albuquerque Police Chief Harold Medina described Peña as the "mastermind" of the apparent politically-motivated criminal conspiracy that resulted in four shootings at or near the homes of two county commissioners and two state legislators spanning from early December to early January, according to the AP.

Authorities say at least five people, including Peña, were involved in the shooting. Peña is accused of paying others to commit the shootings in at least two of the instances but is also accused of pulling the trigger in one instance. Police claim Peña is their "key" suspect in the case.

No one was injured in any of the shootings, according to police.

New Mexico state Sen. Linda Lopez, one of the alleged victims of the shootings, said in a statement that three bullets went through her 10-year-old daughter's bedroom according to the AP.
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>another shooter
Guns should be banned
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>>1138732
this but unironically
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>Solomon Peña
>district representative
unimportant

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Not only did Trump's lawsuit to claim he didn't conspire with the Russians get thrown out, how he's got to pay almost a million dollars in penalties for wasting the court's time

https://www.reuters.com/legal/trump-lawyers-sanctioned-nearly-1-million-political-lawsuit-vs-clinton-2023-01-20/

Jan 19 (Reuters) - A federal judge on Thursday ordered former U.S. President Donald Trump and his attorneys to pay more than $937,000 in sanctions for suing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over claims the 2016 presidential election was rigged.

U.S. District Judge John Middlebrooks, who threw out Trump's lawsuit in September, said the sanctions were warranted because the former president had exhibited a pattern of misusing the courts to further his political agenda.

"This case should never have been brought. Its inadequacy as a legal claim was evident from the start. No reasonable lawyer would have filed it. Intended for a political purpose, none of the counts of the amended complaint stated a cognizable legal claim," Middlebrooks wrote in the 45-page written ruling.

Representatives for Trump and his lead attorney in the case, Alina Habba, could not be reached for comment by Reuters on Thursday evening.

Trump sued Clinton, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee, claiming that she and other Democrats sought to rig that election by falsely accusing his campaign of links to Russia. read more

Middlebrooks, who was appointed to the bench by President Bill Clinton in 1997, dismissed the case in September, calling the lawsuit "a two-hundred-page political manifesto outlining his grievances against those that have opposed him."

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>>1135403
If anyone else had done this they would be in jail already.
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>>1135255
>Trump sued Clinton
>Middlebrooks, who was appointed to the bench by President Bill Clinton in 1997, dismissed the case
>The dude was given his job by the husband of the defendant. Doesn't excuse himself for conflict of interest
About par for Democrats and their corruption.
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>>1136645
By your logic, Trump shouldn't be allowed to appeal anything to the supreme court since he rigged over 1/3rd of it.
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>>1135430
Tucker and Sean Hannity
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This is the type of tort reform we need.

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https://www.newsweek.com/trump-trusts-putin-intelligence-lowlife-1777537

Donald Trump has suggested he trusts Russian president Vladimir Putin more than the "lowlifes" who work in U.S. intelligence.

In a post on Truth Social, the former president referenced comments he gave after meeting with Putin in Helsinki, Finland, in 2018 when he said that he didn't "see any reason" why Russia would have meddled in the 2016 election, despite what the FBI stated.

Trump once again suggested he trusts Putin over U.S. intelligence while sharing an a article about former FBI official Charles McGonigal, a leading figure in the FBI's investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia ahead of the 2016 election.

McGonigal was recently arrested on suspicion of a number of offenses, including working with a sanctioned Russian oligarch.

"Remember in Helsinki when a 3rd rate reporter asked me, essentially, who I trusted more, President Putin of Russia, or our 'Intelligence' lowlifes," Trump said in the Truth Social post.

"My instinct at the time was that we had really bad people in the form of James Comey, McCabe (whose wife was being helped out by Crooked Hillary while Crooked was under investigation!), Brennan, Peter Strzok (whose wife is at the SEC) & his lover, Lisa Page.

"Now add McGonigal & other slime to the list. Who would you choose, Putin or these Misfits?"

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"For the president of the United States to side with President Putin against American law enforcement, American defense officials, and American intelligence agencies is thoughtless, dangerous, and weak," Schumer tweeted. "The president is putting himself over our country."

Trump was also condemned, including by members of his own party, for comments he made about Putin ahead of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Speaking on the Clay Travis & Buck Sexton Show in February 2022, Trump described Putin's tactic of recognizing two self-proclaimed republics in eastern Ukraine and sending Russian troops to the regions under the guise of "peacekeeping operations" as "genius" and "very savvy."

Trump doubled down on his praise of the Russian president, telling a crowd at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida that Putin was "pretty smart" as he had "taken over a country for $2 worth of sanctions" just as the invasion of Ukraine was being carried out.

Trump has also repeatedly claimed Russia's invasion of Ukraine would never have happened if he was still president, and would be able to end it now if he was in office.

"My personality kept us out of war," Trump said at the New Hampshire Republican State Committee's annual meeting in Salem on Saturday, January 28.

"And I told you before, [it] would have never happened with Russia. Putin would have never ever gone in. And even now I could solve that in 24 hours. It's so horrible what happened. Those cities are demolished now."
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Haha that will show those pesky libshits
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>"Now add McGonigal & other slime to the list. Who would you choose, Putin or these Misfits?"
AKA, who would you choose, someone on putin's payroll or putin himself. shouldn't trump just put putin on the ballot in his place at that point
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>>1138711
What Trump didn't mention is that McGonigal was on the same Russian payroll as Manafort.
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>>1138749
let's not forget how one of Hannity's producers worked with another high level oligarch involved in the 2014 invasion

>Mr. Hanick’s work for Mr. Malofeev involved developing media outlets in Russia, Greece, Bulgaria and elsewhere, according to the indictment. He moved to Russia in July 2013 after negotiating an employment agreement “directly with Malofeev” that provided for a salary, a $5,000 monthly housing stipend and health insurance, the indictment says.

>At the start, Mr. Hanick worked mostly on a project to build a Russian cable television news network, which went on the air in April 2015, the government said. Mr. Malofeev was by then subject to the U.S. sanctions as well as similar European measures.

https://www.nytimes.com/2022/03/03/nyregion/fox-producer-sanctions-russian-oligarch.html

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David DePape, Paul Pelosi's attacker, called a California Fox local news station from jail on Friday and made bizarre and chilling statements that he called an "important message."

On the call, which KTVU had permission to record, DePape said "you're welcome" for the Paul Pelosi attack.

DePape faces state charges of attempted murder and elder abuse and federal charges for kidnapping after he allegedly broke into the home of former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and assaulted her husband, Paul, with a hammer.

Despite saying he didn't want to jeopardize his case, DePape told KTVU he attacked Pelosi because "liberty isn't dying, it's being killed systematically and deliberately."

The "people killing it have names and addresses, so I got their names and addresses so I could pay them a little visit … have a heart-to-heart chat about their bad behavior," he asserted.

DePape also made a chilling apology for not going further.

"I want to apologize to everyone. I messed up. What I did was really bad. I'm so sorry I didn't get more of them. It's my own fault. No one else is to blame. I should have come better prepared," he said.

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>>1138009
Imagine being so complicit you think the Democrat agenda is milquetoast.
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>>1137854
kamalas nigger what ever related smollet, tried to pull of a maga fantasy rape(and at the time dont lie, YOU and all the other gullible fags believed it).this isn't any bigger stretch seeing what a retard politician pelosi is.
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>>1137746
>>1137748
I will never not giggle that the president /news/ tranny is a self-hating rightoid. As always, it is always projection.
You already know the drill Daria, your ""friends"" tell you how to kill yourself often enough
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>>1137962
Yes it sure would be a shame if the country devolves into meaningless brother wars violence right as the Chinese are surging upwards in power...
How's the dog taste tonight, Chang?
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>>1138101
How is it not? Biden is a corporate centrist who shits his pants, remember?

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More Bad News for Republicans and their Fellow Bad Guys in Russia

https://apnews.com/article/us-m1-abrams-tanks-ukraine-russia-249de5c301a9bf83b5f3ac2182076a02

WASHINGTON (AP) — In what would be a reversal, the Biden administration is poised to approve sending M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine, U.S. officials said Tuesday, as international reluctance to send tanks to the battlefront against the Russians begins to erode. A decision to send a bit more than 30 tanks could be announced as soon as Wednesday, though it could take months for the tanks to be delivered.

U.S. officials said details are still being worked out. One official said the tanks would be bought under an upcoming Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative package, which provides longer-range funding for weapons and equipment to be purchased from commercial vendors.

The U.S. announcement is expected in coordination with an announcement by Germany that it will approve Poland’s request to transfer German-made Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, according to one official. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because the decision has not yet been made public.

By agreeing to send the Abrams at an as-yet unspecified time under the assistance initiative, the administration is able to meet German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s demand for an American commitment without having to send the tanks immediately.

Much of the aid sent so far in the 11-month-old war has been through a separate program drawing on Pentagon stocks to get weapons more quickly to Ukraine. But even under that program, it would take months to get tanks to Ukraine and to get Ukrainian forces trained on them. It wasn’t clear Tuesday how soon the U.S. will start training Ukrainian troops on the Abrams and roughly how soon they can get to the battlefront.
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>>1138686
>>1138689
is russia winning
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Red or blue they will play you, meanwhile you all fight over and idolize the green. This movie sucks and I’m almost out of popcorn.
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>>1138437
Who is Rachel?

>>1138699
You're black.
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>>1138686
Okay ruzzian fascist scum, at least people can write about corruption in Ukraine free and fairly without getting raided by FSB and getting raped in prison by Putinstan police.
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>>1138693
The ruzzians are sucking dick for almost a year in Ukraine. Dumb fucktards are getting fragged so hard they need to shoot at their own soldiers (convicts, faggots, rapists from prison) to take some small shittown like Soledar.

https://www.houstonpublicmedia.org/articles/news/energy-environment/2023/01/30/442559/six-houston-based-refineries-dump-millions-of-gallons-of-contaminated-wastewater-with-little-penalty-report-finds/

When they are penalized, researchers said the penalties are little more than a “slap on the wrist.”

REBECCA NOEL | POSTED ONJANUARY 30, 2023, 2:21 PM (LAST UPDATED: JANUARY 30, 2023, 3:57 PM)

A new report shows that 6 Houston-area refineries are dumping a total of 55 million gallons of wastewater containing harmful chemicals into local waterways, with little to no regulation by the EPA.

The Environmental Integrity Project, a Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit, released a report stating that 81 oil and gas refineries around the country discharge around 500 million gallons of polluted wastewater each day.

"That's the equivalent of around 700 Olympic swimming pools," said Kira Dunham, a research manager at the organization. "That wastewater is full of pollutants that can corrode drinking water systems and can also be very harmful for fish." Some of the pollutants found in the wastewater include benzene, cyanide, selenium and mercury.

Six specific refineries in the Houston area dump a combined total of around 55 million gallons of wastewater into local waterways every day. Those refineries include ExxonMobil Baytown, Pemex Deer Park, Valero Houston, Chevron Pasadena, LyondellBasell-Houston and Kinder Morgan Galena Park. The pollution is discharged into the Houston ship channel which flows into Galveston Bay and, eventually, the Gulf of Mexico.

Despite the danger this pollution poses, very little regulation exists and seldom is enforced. "A lot of the water pollution from refineries is essentially unregulated by the EPA," said Tom Pelton, co-director of the Environmental Integrity Project's Center for Investigations. "The EPA has never set any limits for discharges of pollutants like selenium, cyanide, benzene, mercury and many others that are very harmful."
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And they've been doing this for decades. The waters around Houston and Galveston are fucking rancid.
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>>1138678
Seconding this. Every Texan knows to avoid that area.
>Houston and Galveston
Baytown is the real problem.
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>>1138678
Republican water supplies are rancid because they allow their corporate masters to do what ever they want.
I'M SHOCKED!
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>>1138715
>https://youtu.be/aNv-lRZ-IIg
>California blocks your path
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>>1138678
I used to live in Galveston and if the wind blew right the smell coming off the refineries in Texas City smelled like spoiled milk. Its a gross place.

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https://nypost.com/2023/01/28/left-wing-think-tank-responsible-for-fake-russia-stories/

>A left-wing think tank erroneously claiming to track Russian online activity was responsible for thousands of bogus stories asserting the nation’s influence in US politics, according to the latest batch of Twitter Files.

>The Hamilton 68 “dashboard” was the brainchild of former FBI special agent and MSNBC contributor Clint Watts and operated under the Alliance for Securing Democracy, a think tank founded in 2017 — shortly after former President Trump took office.

>The ASD Advisory Council included such figures as top Clinton ally John Podesta, Obama-era acting CIA Director Michael Morell, former US Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul, and former conservative activist Bill Kristol.

>The latest Twitter Files disclosure, the 15th so far, revealed how Hamilton 68’s Russian bot dashboard repeatedly insisted there was widespread and deep Russian penetration of social media and unveiled that Twitter executives frequently challenged those claims internally.

>“I think we need to just call this out on the bulls–t is,” Twitter’s then-head of trust and safety Yoel Roth wrote in an October 2017 email. “Hamilton dashboard falsely accuses a bunch of legitimate right-leaning accounts of being Russian bots,” he added in January 2018.

>Emails in the disclosure show that Twitter’s own internal audits repeatedly showed that accounts flagged by Hamilton 68 were not Russian bots.

“It was a scam. … Hamilton 68 simply collected a handful of mostly real, mostly American accounts, and described their organic conversations as Russian scheming,” wrote Matt Taibbi, who released the latest tranche of files Friday.

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Putin and Andrew Tate could start an online bot war at this point, its ridiculous.
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double up on your meds today
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>>1138680
Good post. You absolutely btfo that anon
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You are that anon and you're pointlessly samefagging again.

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https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2023/jan/30/far-right-project-disinformation-trump-2024-campaign
A far-right project that has helped spread Donald Trump’s false claims about voting fraud in 2020, and misinformation about Covid vaccines, is trying to expand its mission, while facing new criticism from scholars and religious leaders about its incendiary political and Christian nationalist messages.

ReAwaken America, a project of Oklahoma-based entrepreneur Clay Clark, has hosted numerous revival-style political events across the US after receiving tens of thousands of dollars in initial funds in 2021 from millionaire Patrick Byrne, and become a key vehicle for pushing election denialism and falsehoods about Covid vaccines.

ReAwaken America also boasts close ties to retired Lt Gen Michael Flynn, who in December 2020 met with Trump, Byrne and others at the White House to plot ways to reverse Trump’s election loss. The meeting happened shortly after Trump pardoned Flynn, who was convicted for lying to the FBI about his contacts with the Russian ambassador prior to serving briefly as Trump’s national security adviser.

Clark’s project also has links to Dr Simone Gold, who served a 60-day jail sentence for illegally entering the Capitol on 6 January and founded America’s Frontline Doctors, an anti-vaccine group that has also touted bogus cures.

“Christian nationalism has deep roots in American history and has gained traction at different points,” said Amanda Tyler, the executive director of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty. “The ReAwaken America Tour taps into the unholy well of Christian nationalism to sow doubt about the US election system and the safety of Covid vaccines while equating allegiance to Trumpism with allegiance to God.”
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Lol, you need to go beat off or something. Been on 4chan for more than a decade and the one thing that never changes year over year or from board to board is someone like you. So don't stop being you, someone needs to keep the faggotry alive.
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Have you been here long enough to identify a mass reply bait post?
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>bait post
He's serious and he has good reason to be.
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>>1138339
Flynn thinks he's the second coming of Macarthur when the real historical Macarthur would have had him executed by firing squad for betraying the military chain of command.
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Macarthur betrayed the military chain of command.


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