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I'm pretty sure the leader is a guy called Emmanuel Goldstein. We hate him.
Today.
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I've hated him for that last two minutes.
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LOL. Comments like these always make me think that for every new person who stumbles across the dope and thinks "I've found my people!" there are two who wonder what the hell you all are on about.
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Goldstein? I seem to remember he was the one who
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I am Goldstein
Me too.

Welcome aboard! There are so many of us, we have to rent a bowling alley for our meetings. Thursday nights at 7, potluck beforehand at 5:45, but that's optional.
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Me too.

Welcome aboard! There are so many of us, we have to rent a bowling alley for our meetings. Thursday nights at 7, potluck beforehand at 5:45, but that's optional.
What!? Damnit, I just had my driver's license changed to Spartacus and now everyone is Goldstein! You're doing this on purpose 'cuz you don't want me in your stupid club, aren't you? Well fine, see if I care. I'll start my own club with my Canadian girlfriend and none of you guys can join.
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Gun to her head, she couldn't name one member of Antifas. Antifas is the Weathermen of our time.
I think we're seeing a right-wing echo chamber at work.

Fox News always has a boogey-man to keep their viewers enraged; MS-13, the New Black Panthers, or Antifa.

Trump watches Fox ranting about the dangers of "Antifa". This gets his panties in a bunch, and he wants to hit back at the demands that he do something about domestic terrorism, so: he declares something called "antifa"a terrorist group....as if they're an organization with chapters, and a board of directors, and regular meetings, when actually they're a very loosely-knit set of common ideals. So (AIUI), this would be like declaring "women's suffrage" a terrorist group.
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Donald Trump just cancelled his upcoming trip to Demark, because their prime minister said she wasn't interested in selling Greenland.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...945970176?s=19
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Donald Trump just cancelled his upcoming trip to Demark, because their prime minister said she wasn't interested in selling Greenland.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...945970176?s=19
Good lord, do you suppose that whole pile of idiocy was just to give him an excuse to bail on the trip?
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I think we're seeing a right-wing echo chamber at work.

Fox News always has a boogey-man to keep their viewers enraged; MS-13, the New Black Panthers, or Antifa.

Trump watches Fox ranting about the dangers of "Antifa". This gets his panties in a bunch, and he wants to hit back at the demands that he do something about domestic terrorism, so: he declares something called "antifa"a terrorist group....as if they're an organization with chapters, and a board of directors, and regular meetings, when actually they're a very loosely-knit set of common ideals. So (AIUI), this would be like declaring "women's suffrage" a terrorist group.
[emphasis added].

Jesus, you people are just hellbent on giving him ideas!
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Good lord, do you suppose that whole pile of idiocy was just to give him an excuse to bail on the trip?
Wouldn't constant explosive diarrhea have been a less embarrassing excuse?

At least the excuse is consistent with his previous statements. Oh, wait, he previously said that the trip had nothing to do with the purchase of Greenland.

“I’m supposed to be going there,” he said. “We may be going to Denmark but not for this reason at all.”

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Trump, to the approval of many Americans, has advocated mercantilism, steam powered navies, and purchasing territories from other countries. Only one theory explains this. Trump and a good chunk of his supporters are time travelers from the 19th century. This also explains all that "Party of Lincoln" bullshit.
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I always attend the potluck and eat as much as I can, but I NEVER bring a hot dish. Iím a communist. Everything is free.
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I always attend the potluck and eat as much as I can, but I NEVER bring a hot dish. Iím a communist. Everything is free.
Oh, so you're the jerk who always brings Pringles, aren't you?
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Oh, so you're the jerk who always brings Pringles, aren't you?
Phsssst - I bring napkins
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Good lord, do you suppose that whole pile of idiocy was just to give him an excuse to bail on the trip?


Because Obama is visiting Denmark a few weeks later and would have drawn bigger crowds.


https://www.thelocal.dk/20190813/bar...k-in-september
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Donald Trump just cancelled his upcoming trip to Demark, because their prime minister said she wasn't interested in selling Greenland.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...945970176?s=19
Truly, this is the act of a stable genius.
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Truly, this is the act of a stable genius.

Oh, Trump's a stable genius, alright. Remember that stable here is a noun.
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