political

  1. Davocrat

    Coin your own political old saws

    Most PHers are pretty aware of political happenings, so maybe we can crowd source some wisdom. Please post you're own personal saws, chestnuts, bromides and homilies. Twenty-five words or less, if possible.
  2. Goofball

    Comrade Brennan plays political hack and shabby radical to the end.

    This guy makes a good point. Commie Brennan never should have had a security clearance in the first place. https://spectator.org/john-brennan-a-security-risk-from-the-start/
  3. The Man

    Putin brings back political comissars

    Good God... Putin Recreates Soviet-Era Patriotic Directorate in Russia's Army General Kartapolov He commanded the operation to liberate Palmyra in Syria from ISIS, among other things. He also has plenty of experience in patriotism propaganda, as he is also now in charge of the new...
  4. Babba

    City vs. Country Is Not Our Political Fault Line

    This is an interesting analysis of voting patterns in the US. But because Trump has not delivered on his promises this gives the Democrats an opportunity to win back some of those votes...
  5. T

    Jim Jordan blames political rivals for Ohio State sex allegations

    Seems a bit of a snowflake. Jim Jordan is seemingly blaming those on the left for a doctor allegedly sexually assaulting more than 100 students while he was an assistant wrestling coach. That seems like a really shitty thing to claim. I mean, to blame a politcal philosophy for alleged...
  6. bajisima

    Merkel averts political collapse with deal on migration

    The German coalition government has been salvaged after Chancellor Angela Merkel reached a compromise with interior minister and the leader of the Christian Social Union (CSU), Horst Seehofer, ending a bitter standoff over immigration. A political crisis was avoided Monday evening when...
  7. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (22)

    Narrator: After travelling many miles in the daytime and sleeping on a tree at night, the priest arrived at a small town of a tiny landlocked principality in the evening. Feeling hungry, he went into a restaurant for dinner. Some distance away from his table, two men, one in his forties and the...
  8. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (17)

    Narrator: After many days of travelling, the priest arrived at an open space in a tribal region. There he found a huge crowd gathering around a raised platform, 24 feet by 24 feet and 4 feet high, without railings. He spotted among the spectators an old friend who told him the tribal...
  9. Wonderer

    Can You Debate a Political Issue W/o Mentioning Trump, Obama, or Political Parties?

    Thought experiment: I'm just wondering if we're capable of debating/discussing a topic without resorting to the standard rhetoric re: Democrats/Republicans/Trump/Obama? Like, say, immigration. Is it possible to discuss possible policies/solutions regarding immigration without reference to...
  10. bajisima

    Supreme Court strikes down law banning political clothing at polls

    This will be interesting. The Supreme Court on Thursday struck down a Minnesota law that banned voters from going to the polls while wearing T-shirts, buttons and similar items containing politically charged messages. "If a State wishes to set its polling places apart as areas free of...
  11. Friday13

    David Koch Steps Down From Company, Political Groups

    One less Koch...good, or bad? Was health the real reason? David Koch Steps Down From Company, Political Groups
  12. RNG

    Koch brothers' political network will spend millions to oppose Trump's tariffs

    "– the group's biggest split with the president so far" Trouble in paradise? And lots more of the same on Google. https://www.cnbc.com/2018/06/04/koch-network-plans-to-spend-millions-to-fight-trumps-tariffs.html
  13. cpicturetaker12

    Question? Are political boards "social nedia"?

    Like this one or any others. I'm not sure what the scope of the phrase is? Whoops! Too late to change I guess everyone knows I meant MEDIA. (I have a typing impediment).
  14. Davocrat

    Publix Halts Political Giving After David Hogg-Led Protests

    The Publix grocery store chain suspended political donations after Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student activist David Hogg's staged "die-in" protests over its donations to Florida GOP gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam. "At Publix, we respect the students and members of the community...
  15. Dittohead not!

    Trump says he will ask Justice Department to look into campaign surveillance

    Trump says he will ask Justice Department to look into campaign surveillance Good. An investigation should convince reasonable people that the FBI really wasn't out to get him. Trump supporters will never be convinced, but that's asking too much of any investigation. HUH??? What is that...
  16. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (16)

    Narrator: After walking many miles along a coastal area, the priest found a middle-aged man lying on a sandy beach. He seemed to be unconscious and his clothes were heavily clogged with water. The priest squatted down and patted him gently on the shoulder. After a while, the man slowly...
  17. Coyote

    Overtly Political Music

    I'm not sure exactly where to put this since it sort of straddles the line between a Lounge thread and the rest of the forums. Got some political music or protest songs? Maybe we'll discuss them, or maybe we'll just post our own in response, who knows? I'll kick it off with a controversial...
  18. excalibur

    Clapper’s actions sure do look like political manipulations

    They sure have that smell about them. http://thehill.com/opinion/white-house/385351-clappers-actions-sure-look-like-political-manipulations
  19. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (15)

    Narrator: After a while, the priest arrived at a tribal village near a beach. He found a large crowd hurling mirrors against a huge rock. The priest asked one of the onlookers about the commotion. Priest: Hey, what's going on here? Onlooker: Today is the first day of the "Smashing...
  20. reedak

    Political Satire: The Old Man of the Mountain (-1)

    Narrator: The huge black dog was taken out from the dungeon and chained to the gate of the old man's mountain fortress next day. Meanwhile, the priest was riding a white horse like the wind towards the old man's mountain fortress which was a magnificent castle built on top of a high rock...