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Old 10.01.2021, 12:01
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I always carry zip ties with me.

Really.

And a knife or two.

And duct tape.

And safety wire.

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Is that a scout thing?

Or the handcuff type uncatholic thing?
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Is that a scout think?

Or the handcuff type uncatholic thing?
Emergency repairs for old motorcycles.

Tom

P.S. I leave the handcuffs at home.
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Old 10.01.2021, 12:05
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P.S. I leave the handcuffs at home.
When you cease the power or do a coup?

Motor oil is the kinkier smelling thing on earth, btw. No need for handcuffs.

Sorry - attempt to cease the power/coup.

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Old 10.01.2021, 12:06
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I always carry zip ties with me.

Really.

And a knife or two.

And duct tape.

And safety wire.

Tom
I almost wrote .. let's not get hung up on a noose ..

But that might have been a step too far
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Old 10.01.2021, 12:09
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Old 10.01.2021, 12:11
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Really.

And a knife or two.

And duct tape.

And safety wire.

Tom

Some men don't have room for that in their pockets.
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Old 10.01.2021, 12:54
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A good summation of how it all built up

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-55592332
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Old 10.01.2021, 13:17
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I'm talking about the reporting here . The sensationalism, the drama of the reporting. I have not down played the deaths or trauma to individuals, in any of my posts, that's another discussion.

My beef is with how these things are reported, we've seen incomprehensible levels of violence, death and wanton destruction across america over the past couple of years happily described as peaceful protest, supported by big tech and glorified by celebrities .

This happens and and it's called a coup, a seizure of power, overthrow the government.

I think it was a protest which turned violent and contained a small number of people who may have had some very malicious intent. Which is exactly what that news report said, in a very dramatic way.
Your claims about BLM protests do not justify you downplaying a protest where five people died and the seat of US government was vandalised. There was never a BLM protest where five people died.

93% of the BLM protests were peaceful and so reported. Violent protests were reported as violent and there are enough videos around of reporters standing in front of burning buildings and suchlike to prove this.
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Old 10.01.2021, 13:19
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And safety wire.

Tom
How you go courting is your business
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Old 10.01.2021, 13:38
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Your claims about BLM protests do not justify you downplaying a protest where five people died and the seat of US government was vandalised. There was never a BLM protest where five people died.

93% of the BLM protests were peaceful and so reported. Violent protests were reported as violent and there are enough videos around of reporters standing in front of burning buildings and suchlike to prove this.
I didn't downplay the protest.. I down played the seizure of power, the coup, the over throwing of government and I called it a protest. A protest which contained some bad elements and may have contained some people with malicious intent and some people out to get on TV and take selfies, a protest which caused the deaths of some people, but a protest none the less.
I downplayed the reporting of what happened.

I don't mention BLM anywhere, although I compared various media reporting of various other events as low key peaceful protests whilst communities were burning .. vs the capitol protest being reported like 9/11 on steroids.

Anyways..
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...where "courting" has a very literal sense..
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Old 10.01.2021, 14:22
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I didn't downplay the protest.. I down played the seizure of power, the coup, the over throwing of government and I called it a protest. A protest which contained some bad elements and may have contained some people with malicious intent and some people out to get on TV and take selfies, a protest which caused the deaths of some people, but a protest none the less.
I downplayed the reporting of what happened.

I don't mention BLM anywhere, although I compared various media reporting of various other events as low key peaceful protests whilst communities were burning .. vs the capitol protest being reported like 9/11 on steroids.

Anyways..
Such a harmless event that two Cabinet Ministers resigned quoting it as the reason.
No doubt they were unduly influenced by the excessive reporting
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Old 10.01.2021, 15:04
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...I see nothing though in the 25th that would prevent a removed ex-POTUS from running again. The entire thing assumes that unfitness is temporary, and that it can be lifted by the ex's declaration (at least if it was self-declared).
That is correct. Only impeachment by the House with removal from office by the Senate can do that. AND the resolution has to include language that prohibits him from running again. It's not automatic. The 25th can oust him for the next 10 days.

I haven't seen anyone mention it yet, but why not go for a censure vote instead of impeachment? It's only symbolic but it can be an important statement of condeming Trump's behavior. I think Republicans could get behind a carefully worded censure and it wouldn't even need to happen in the next 10 days.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Censur..._United_States

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...it was not a coup or a seizure of power...
Many of the rioters went there with that intent - to seize power of Congress and overturn the election results. There were plenty of cries of "It's a revolution, it's 1776, etc."

It wasn't a coup or seizure of power only because the military didn't join in the effort. Anyone from a country that's been through a coup can tell you it's a fine line that can be quickly crossed by convincing a few generals in the right places.

A good opinion piece about it here:
https://edition.cnn.com/2021/01/08/o...lsh/index.html

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I always carry zip ties with me.

Really.

And a knife or two.

And duct tape.

And safety wire.

Tom
What, no bubblegum?
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Old 10.01.2021, 15:30
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I didn't downplay the protest.. I down played the seizure of power, the coup, the over throwing of government and I called it a protest. A protest which contained some bad elements and may have contained some people with malicious intent and some people out to get on TV and take selfies, a protest which caused the deaths of some people, but a protest none the less.
I downplayed the reporting of what happened.

I don't mention BLM anywhere, although I compared various media reporting of various other events as low key peaceful protests whilst communities were burning .. vs the capitol protest being reported like 9/11 on steroids.

Anyways..
"may have?"

So are you still not willing to admit to yourself that it was a violent riot or does that require Mike Pence to actually have to be hung from that noose?
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Call it romantic claptrap if you wish - and I could do without the soppy music in the background, but yes, I'll go with this

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And duct tape.

And safety wire.

Tom
I believe that in the law and order circles this is called an abduction kit.
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Old 10.01.2021, 18:39
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I believe that in the law and order circles this is called an abduction kit.
Clearly you have never owned an Italian motorcycle, nor had to fix a toilet.

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Clearly you have never owned an Italian motorcycle, nor had to fix a toilet.

Tom
No to the former, yes to the latter, but as the toilet was in my house, I didn't have to carry the kit around with me like some opportunist serial killer. Just sayin', innit...
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Tom doesn't need to abduct women. He's too busy doing this...

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Trump really is a creep, no surprise.
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The White House has so far refused to fly flags at half-mast..

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