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Post by Geezaldinho on Fri Jun 10, 2016 6:03 pm

We live in "interesting" times. It seems to have evolved into a race between the uninspiring and the insane.

Let's try to keep it reasonably civil, but I'm posting because I went to the GOP website and notice the presumptive candidate is nowhere to be mantioned.

https://www.gop.com
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Post by Geezaldinho on Fri Jun 10, 2016 6:20 pm

As curious was when I went to the Dnc site.

The first pic was Obama.

The first picture of a candidate in the running for the next election was this person.

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Post by up7587 on Fri Jun 10, 2016 6:47 pm

I don't even want to think about this. Crying or Very sad
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Post by Geezaldinho on Tue Jun 14, 2016 11:14 am

up7587 wrote:I don't even want to think about this.  Crying or Very sad

I hear ya.

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Post by up7587 on Tue Jun 14, 2016 4:13 pm

SMOD in 2016
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Post by Geezaldinho on Thu Jun 23, 2016 10:03 pm

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Nothing left to say....
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Post by FloridaPilot on Fri Jun 24, 2016 6:29 am

Geez, not to be that guy, but that's a fake account. Unless, Trump's new name is Denald.

Anyway, it will be interesting to watch how Brexit unfolds in the sport world with the pound slipping and the free movement of labor (labour?) possibly being restricted.

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Post by Geezaldinho on Fri Jun 24, 2016 8:59 am

It is NOT fake!

That's the realDenalDTrump.

It says so.


Here's what he actually tweeted, which is pretty much the same but not as funny.

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And it looks like he won't be playing golf after all.
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Post by DoubleDipper on Fri Jun 24, 2016 11:56 am

Hmm, and Scotland overwhelmingly voted to stay in the EU.... Rolling Eyes
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Post by up7587 on Fri Jun 24, 2016 12:08 pm

DoubleDipper wrote:Hmm, and Scotland overwhelmingly voted to stay in the EU.... Rolling Eyes

I thought Scotland wanted to exit the United Kingdom?? I'm confused
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Post by Geezaldinho on Fri Jun 24, 2016 12:48 pm

Near as I can tell, Scotland wants to stay in the EU, want to revisit an exit from the UK, and want Trump to exit Scotland.

Clearer now?


Oh, and Northern Ireland might join Eire except for Belfast and Antrim which will row their kit over Irish Sea. 

That won't go smoothly.
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Post by Geezaldinho on Fri Jun 24, 2016 11:18 pm

It turns out our Scots  friends read Donald's  tweets and answered en masse with Scottish/Shakespearean insults. 

I clipped a few, but most are um... A bit too far beyond the pale. But here are some milder samples...
At least I don't think these involve acts of copulation. If I'm wrong, my bad.
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It's actually easier to understand than when they speak.
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Post by A_Fan on Sat Jun 25, 2016 3:19 pm

If those were the mild ones, the others must really be something.
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Post by PilotNut on Mon Jun 27, 2016 9:40 am

Shocked I am jotting down some notes for some future use... these are tremendous!

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Post by Geezaldinho on Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:21 am

Here are more - sort of tier 2

Those with Victorian sensibilities need not click:
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I think bollockchinned Spunkbubble is my personal favorite.
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Post by DoubleDipper on Mon Jun 27, 2016 10:49 am

Having lived in both England and Scotland for a combined eight years, I can verify that many of these "Tier 2" rants are very similar in content and meaning to what we'd often hear/see on the telly (not on the BBC) regarding other political figures well before the "tiny fingered, Cheeto-faced" man arrived on the scene.

Hopefully Americans won't have to resort to such personal attacks on either candidate in the months to come.

(But yes, I find them highly amusing....something the queen may not).

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Post by Geezaldinho on Mon Jun 27, 2016 3:11 pm

DD said wrote:
Hopefully Americans won't have to resort to such personal attacks on either candidate in the months to come.



Have you been in a cave or something? The personal attacks started before Obama being Muslim.
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Post by DoubleDipper on Mon Jun 27, 2016 4:08 pm

Geezaldinho wrote:The personal attacks started before Obama being Muslim.
Wait, the President is now Muslim?

I need to get my head out and pay more attention to the world beyond sports....I guess.

Next you're going to tell me the Pope isn't Catholic?
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Post by Geezaldinho on Mon Jun 27, 2016 5:24 pm

There are many sources that verify the President is Muslim.

Not that is matters, Nixon was Quaker.


Btw, Mrs geez and I were married in a Quaker ceremony.


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Post by blacksheep on Mon Jun 27, 2016 5:24 pm

DoubleDipper wrote:

Next you're going to tell me the Pope isn't Catholic?

He's not, he's a Jesuit!
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Post by Geezaldinho on Mon Jun 27, 2016 5:29 pm

Just like those Gonzaga people.

Nice folks anyway...



wait... blacksheep...

Are you going to tell is you don't root for San Lorenzo?

I have concerns...
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Post by up7587 on Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:34 pm

Personal attacks in presidential elections date back to John Adams vs. Thomas Jefferson. Ho hum.
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Post by Geezaldinho on Mon Jun 27, 2016 7:48 pm

Haha.

Yeah John Quincy Adam's party accused Andrew Jacksons wife as being a whore because she was previously married.

Jackson accused Adams of offering his wife as a sex slave to Czar Alexander of Russia.
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Post by blacksheep on Wed Jun 29, 2016 11:02 am

Geezaldinho wrote:

wait... blacksheep...

Are you going to tell is you don't root for San Lorenzo?

I have concerns...

I had to Google San Lorenzo . . . . This is the first website that come up. I'm now a fan!
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Post by DoubleDipper on Wed Jun 29, 2016 12:30 pm

blacksheep wrote:I had to Google San Lorenzo . . . . This is the first website that come up.  I'm now a fan!
Haha, love it, blacksheep!  Very Happy

It might be about time I hand you the baton.....
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