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View Poll Results: Who will NOT survive the month of April?
Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III 3 4.84%
John Kelly 13 20.97%
Jared Kushner 1 1.61%
Ty Cobb 6 9.68%
Ben Carson 4 6.45%
Ryan Zinke 1 1.61%
Scott Pruitt 18 29.03%
Kellyanne Conway 7 11.29%
Rod Rosenstein 6 9.68%
Write-in 3 4.84%
Voters: 62. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 04-01-2018, 05:17 AM   #1
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Old 04-01-2018, 05:24 AM   #2
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Old 04-01-2018, 08:11 AM   #3
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I picked Carson but only because "all of the above" wasn't a choice.
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Old 04-01-2018, 08:36 AM   #4
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Old 04-01-2018, 09:07 AM   #5
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Old 04-01-2018, 09:40 AM   #6
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Re: April LC Thread **Survivor White House Edition**

I'm going with the crowd and picking John Kelly. He's the last of the quasi-qualified "deep state" crew, and it looks like Trump is giving those guys the boot.
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Old 04-01-2018, 10:01 AM   #7
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Went with Kelly, but All of the Above would be a solid option. Carson, Zinke, and Pruitt may eventually face criminal charges for what's already been reported, but I think people are telling Trump not to fire any more cabinet secretaries. I mean can Hermain Cain get confirmed to replace Ben Carson?
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Old 04-01-2018, 10:11 AM   #8
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I picked Carson last time, that was a sucker bet. Now that the story has died down he just needs to avoid any more scandals for a month.
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Old 04-01-2018, 10:33 AM   #9
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More like caterwaul, amirite?
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Old 04-01-2018, 11:00 AM   #10
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We they wall. Kelly.
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Old 04-01-2018, 11:25 AM   #11
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London overtook New York in murders for the first time in modern history in February as the capital endured a dramatic surge in knife crime.

Fifteen people were murdered in the capital, against 14 in New York. Both cities have almost exactly the same population.
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/l...urge-f59w0xqs0

New movie idea, Escape From London
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Old 04-01-2018, 01:02 PM   #12
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I think we've reached the part of the simulation where Trump should be included in the monthly poles.
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Old 04-01-2018, 01:25 PM   #13
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write in your own mueller indictment and get double mueller points this month
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Old 04-01-2018, 05:54 PM   #14
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big 4k apple TV discount, if anyone is in the market

https://deals.kinja.com/save-74-on-t...rec-1823322517

dunno how long the offer lasts, but that's a pretty big discount. And you can get up to *two* of them delivered to a single address.
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Old 04-01-2018, 06:00 PM   #15
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Chris Christy votes for Pruit.

‘I don’t know how you survive this one,’ Christie says of Pruitt
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Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie speculated Sunday that Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt may not survive a brewing scandal over a Washington, D.C., living arrangement and blamed a "brutally unprofessional" presidential transition for setting the stage for this and other ethics issues.

"If Mr. Pruitt's going to go, it's because he should've never been there in the first place," Christie said on ABC's "This Week."

Pruitt spent months renting a room in a Capitol Hill condo owned partly by the wife of a top energy lobbyist for just $50 per night, according to news reports last week. Christie blamed a transition that "ill-served" President Donald Trump and didn't properly vet candidates for key positions.
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Happy April Fool
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Old 04-01-2018, 06:43 PM   #17
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Old 04-01-2018, 06:47 PM   #18
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Old 04-01-2018, 11:36 PM   #19
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^^^ LOLOL
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Old 04-02-2018, 03:22 AM   #20
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Amusing article from Politico: A Safari to Clinton Country

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Just as reporters from New York and D.C. trek into Trump Country to visit greasy spoons and other corners of Real America™ to measure support for the candidate, I’d venture from Trump Country to the most stereotypical bastions of coastal liberal elitism, and ask the people I met whether they still support Hillary Clinton.
Results: seems like these articles are always written the other way around because doing it this way is BORING

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Why didn’t Venezky regret voting for Clinton, what with the stock market rallying and jobs aplenty, with people wishing one another Merry Christmas again, and with North Korea reportedly coming back to the diplomatic table to talk denuclearization?

“I mean, come on, read the news,” he told me.
What's the fun in interviewing people grounded in reality?
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Old 04-02-2018, 05:22 AM   #21
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Got this in my email today from Access Now.

Over the past week, our communities have been taking a close look at the dangers of massive data sharing between companies like Facebook and Cambridge Analytica, and how it undermines our privacy. While those conversations are happening, we want to make sure you’re also aware of an important development that will impact how big tech companies are required to hand over data to governments around the world.

When it comes to rooting out shady practices, they say sunshine is the best disinfectant. The opposite of sunshine, then, is the CLOUD Act — which both enables U.S. law enforcement to get direct access to data stored abroad, and authorizes agreements with other countries to let them directly request data from companies in the U.S. The CLOUD Act became law as part of the catch-all $1.3 trillion spending package signed by President Trump last week. But it didn’t get a single debate in Congress, not a single markup in committee, and almost no public discussion at all.

Long story short, the CLOUD Act is a sloppy, rights-violating attempt at solving a complicated jurisdiction problem for law enforcement.

The internet is borderless, but the reach of authority is limited. That means when authorities are investigating crimes, digital evidence — often held by U.S. companies on servers in multiple countries — is likely to be outside of their borders. That’s a problem for both law enforcement trying to gather evidence for a case, and for the companies that may be unable to comply with those data requests without violating the laws of the country where the data is stored.

For several years, American companies, the Department of Justice, and other governments have been discussing this problem and potential solutions. But the CLOUD Act failed to include provisions these stakeholders have broadly agreed are necessary to protect privacy — including updated warrant requirements to protect electronic communications. Instead, the U.S. government has claimed the power to order companies to hand over user data, regardless of where the companies or their servers are located. And they’ve opened the door for other governments to gain the same direct access to data stored in the United States.

This approach is the worst of the worst, and it undermines existing systems for exchange of information across borders that, while slow, incorporate robust privacy protections. And in a world where law enforcement agencies employ data collection practices that disproportionately impact those most at risk of discrimination, we absolutely cannot set aside privacy rights for the sake of convenience.

While we understand what it seeks to accomplish, the legislation that was drafted is vague and does not adequately protect human rights. We have been on the Hill trying to explain these pitfalls, but we were stunned when last week leaders in the U.S. Congress added the bill to the must-pass omnibus funding package that was rushed through and signed by President Trump. There have been no public hearings about the CLOUD Act, little discussion, and the text was made public less than two months ago.

The only silver lining to this CLOUD is that it’s so flawed that Congress will need to return to this issue to fix it. We hope at that point we can have a more thorough conversation about ensuring proper privacy protections are in place, and that those conversations can happen before human rights are abused.

While the CLOUD Act has already been passed into law, we know there will be opportunities ahead to fight for privacy protections in the system for accessing data across borders. When that happens, we’ll let you know. And with more of us understanding what’s going on, we’ll be ready when it’s time to jump back into the ring.

More here.
https://www.accessnow.org/what-happe...at-comes-next/

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For one, it gives more authority to law enforcement in the countries with which the U.S. makes agreements. In the United Kingdom — likely to be the first partner in these agreements — the surveillance standards under which law enforcement operates have been ruled unlawful.
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Old 04-02-2018, 09:12 AM   #22
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An actual tweet from a GOP group that says "Republicans hate poor people":

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Old 04-02-2018, 09:17 AM   #23
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Could only make one Survivor vote, but really want a Carson/Pruitt parlay.
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Old 04-02-2018, 09:19 AM   #24
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I’m going with Conway. Seems like rumored leakers get the stinky boot before too long. Plus that **** with her husband.
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Old 04-02-2018, 09:26 AM   #25
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I am not voting for anyone. I really feel that they finally have the team locked in.
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