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13 minutes ago, Braintree said:

I mean, in order to repair America's failing infrastructure, we'll need to put in some serious investments. So it's something that needs to get done regardless if he's going to look like FDR or not.

just heard pete bootedgeedge on NPR talking about how much he supports the infrastructure plan. hopefully the dems don't identity politics themselves to death over something like an infrastructure plan.  the railroad parts of the bill look pretty amazing.revamped east/west rail lines/service.. from NY to LA etc.  i took a train from chicago to portland it was pretty good actually. a nice ride. my dad has taken rail all over east coast and parts of it are old as fuck when you go south. he described it as "real kidney busters" type of ride. 

regional rail service could be a big deal in every part of the country. 

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5 minutes ago, ignatius said:

just heard pete bootedgeedge on NPR talking about how much he supports the infrastructure plan. hopefully the dems don't identity politics themselves to death over something like an infrastructure plan.  the railroad parts of the bill look pretty amazing.revamped east/west rail lines/service.. from NY to LA etc.  i took a train from chicago to portland it was pretty good actually. a nice ride. my dad has taken rail all over east coast and parts of it are old as fuck when you go south. he described it as "real kidney busters" type of ride. 

regional rail service could be a big deal in every part of the country. 

I'm more concerned about bridges and highways since they have more people on them and are ripe for disaster, but a refurbished rail system would be nice. California has had plans for a high speed rail for a while now, but keeps getting stalled because of finances. It would be pretty sweet to take a 3 hour train to LA. It's a 6 or 7 hour drive as it is.

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5 minutes ago, Braintree said:

I'm more concerned about bridges and highways since they have more people on them and are ripe for disaster, but a refurbished rail system would be nice. California has had plans for a high speed rail for a while now, but keeps getting stalled because of finances. It would be pretty sweet to take a 3 hour train to LA. It's a 6 or 7 hour drive as it is.

yeah.. i only mention the rail because a saw a thing about it. but yeah.. i mean.. bridges need a lot of attention.. there are thousands that need fixing/replacing. it's terrible and america needs to clean its room already. it's been neglected for so long other than the annual road projects bills that get federal funding. 

i did the san diego -> LA -> san diego drive numerous times. once picking up a big vintage trident console in a uhaul and driving it back took 6 hours. it's only worse now i'm sure.. same w/san diego metro area and all the surrounding suburbs. 

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lol wasn't the "Make America Great Again" plan supposed to do all this? it's like nothing got accomplished in the past 4 years in this country. I wonder why.

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2 minutes ago, zero said:

lol wasn't the "Make America Great Again" plan supposed to do all this? it's like nothing got accomplished in the past 4 years in this country. I wonder why.

i think the trump admin had a couple "infrastructure week" events.. .but much like his amazing health plan that would replace the ACA it was all just fiction. 

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28 minutes ago, ignatius said:

i think the trump admin had a couple "infrastructure week" events.. .but much like his amazing health plan that would replace the ACA it was all just fiction. 

you're far too kind calling it just fiction. I can't even think of the correct word(s) in the English language that even begin to define the sort of "plans" those idiots came up with. 

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might actually buy that audiobook if it was just Boehner telling Cruz to go fuck himself and explaining why he thinks Cruz should go fuck himself.

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big T urges everyone to boycott baseball. done and done!

 

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3 hours ago, Nebraska said:

big T urges everyone to boycott baseball. done and done!

 

big surprise.. donald trump is still donald trump. 

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amerikkkan parents need to get their kids out of school ASAP or they will become libs



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Candace Owens is a waste of space.

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“Black people are voting more conservatively”

Black people: “87% of us voted Democrat.

Also, we’re 3 months into Biden’s term. It’s a little early to be able to tell if minorities are better or worse off under his administrations’ policies.  


 

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2 minutes ago, chenGOD said:

“Black people are voting more conservatively”

Black people: “87% of us voted Democrat.

Also, we’re 3 months into Biden’s term. It’s a little early to be able to tell if minorities are better or worse off under his administrations’ policies.  


 

once those child tax credits kick in every parent (regardless of race) is going to be doing better. hopefully those credits become permanent. 

it'll be interesting in 6 months to see the effect of the cash in the most recent stimulus plan.. gonna take some time for it to get everywhere but there's _a lot_ of programs about to  get funded not to  mention state budgets getting a boost. 

if the infrastructure bill gets passed it'll be a huge boost in so many areas. it could really be helpful to so many people not to mention fucking overdue. USA is so far behind in upkeep and modernization. 

if he'd wise up and cancel some student debt he'd have a lot to talk about. i'm glad to see them getting busy. it's been quite a pace so far. 

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If any white woman ever deserved the title of Cunt, it’s this one.

 

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3 hours ago, Rubin Farr said:

If any white woman ever deserved the title of Cunt, it’s this one.

 

What a fucking monster. She’s like those people who quote whatever the current Fox News “statement of the week” is. I can’t stand being at social events where you see the same person go around and tell the same story to everyone they come in contact with, and it’s just something they heard on Fox News.

It’s like these people are just sampling Fox News into their lives like a repetitive dance track, and instead of going around saying “it’s time for the percolator” they’re just bumping into people saying “why should I pay taxes for that” or whatever the fuck they are going on about at the time.

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9 hours ago, chenGOD said:

“Black people are voting more conservatively”

Black people: “87% of us voted Democrat.

Also, we’re 3 months into Biden’s term. It’s a little early to be able to tell if minorities are better or worse off under his administrations’ policies. 

minorities did vote for Trump and/or Republicans more in 2020 than they had in previous/relatively recent years. not by a lot, but she's not technically wrong. she isn't worth listening to, no matter.

this was the best article i could find with ~2 minutes of searching, i know there were much better pieces i read further on after the election that covered the shifts in demographic turnout so there's undoubtedly more nuance than just 'nonwhites voted for Rs more than they used to'

https://www.vox.com/2020/11/4/21537966/trump-black-voters-exit-polls

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47 minutes ago, auxien said:

minorities did vote for Trump and/or Republicans more in 2020 than they had in previous/relatively recent years. not by a lot, but she's not technically wrong. she isn't worth listening to, no matter.

this was the best article i could find with ~2 minutes of searching, i know there were much better pieces i read further on after the election that covered the shifts in demographic turnout so there's undoubtedly more nuance than just 'nonwhites voted for Rs more than they used to'

https://www.vox.com/2020/11/4/21537966/trump-black-voters-exit-polls

Black men voted for Trump a bit more, yes, but the percentage was pretty minuscule. The real story was college educated white men deserting Trump in droves.

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1 hour ago, Himelstein said:

What a fucking monster. She’s like those people who quote whatever the current Fox News “statement of the week” is. I can’t stand being at social events where you see the same person go around and tell the same story to everyone they come in contact with, and it’s just something they heard on Fox News.

It’s like these people are just sampling Fox News into their lives like a repetitive dance track, and instead of going around saying “it’s time for the percolator” they’re just bumping into people saying “why should I pay taxes for that” or whatever the fuck they are going on about at the time.

I did a dance thing with this crazy QAnon lady. We should make a subgenre of cheesy early 90s dance tracks with that terrible electric piano that samples conservatives saying dumb shit.

qanon cheese pizza.mp3

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1 minute ago, Braintree said:

I did a dance thing with this crazy QAnon lady. We should make a subgenre of cheesy early 90s dance tracks with that terrible electric piano that samples conservatives saying dumb shit.

qanon cheese pizza.mp3 1.14 MB · 167 downloads

Hahaha yes, and that track just made me so hungry for cheese pizza, so it could work for advertising as well. Who do we know in marketing at Papa John’s?

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11 hours ago, Himelstein said:

Hahaha yes, and that track just made me so hungry for cheese pizza, so it could work for advertising as well. Who do we know in marketing at Papa John’s?

meanwhile.. republican matt gaetz ordering children through venmo. if he'd only included "cheese pizza" in the venmo note.. 

 

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