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Old 03-14-2018, 09:17 AM
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"I Just start Touching them. I don't even wait. When you're Vice President, they let you touch it"

Veep Mike Pence was photographed touching space hardware that had a big sign on it reading "DO NOT TOUCH"

http://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow-s...omy-altogether

Also in this story, this wonderful quote from Trump in a meeting where he signed an Executive Order bring back the National Space Council:

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“This is infinity here,” Trump said. “It could be infinity. We don’t really don’t know. But it could be. It has to be something – but it could be infinity, right?”

This is all from several months ago, but I didn't see them until now.
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Old 03-14-2018, 12:35 PM
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Veep Mike Pence was photographed touching space hardware that had a big sign on it reading "DO NOT TOUCH"
I like how the guy in the foreground, with his back to us, is mentally clenching his buttocks at the sight.
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Old 03-14-2018, 12:53 PM
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The moron is touching it about 1 inch below the big red DO NOT TOUCH sign. I suppose they mean DO NOT TOUCH the sign.
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Old 03-14-2018, 01:01 PM
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NASA quickly announced that it was OK to touch it. Not to excuse Pence, but I'm sure they are correct and no damage was done. Anything that has been precision-cleaned and literally cannot be touched by bare hands would be double-bagged, or single-bagged and sitting inside a cleanroom.

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Old 03-14-2018, 01:21 PM
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People were right. Signs will not stop criminals from breaking the law.
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Old 03-14-2018, 02:19 PM
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NASA quickly announced that it was OK to touch it. Not to excuse Pence, but I'm sure they are correct and no damage was done. Anything that has been precision-cleaned and literally cannot be touched by bare hands would be double-bagged, or single-bagged and sitting inside a cleanroom.
Did it come with a picture of an astronaut kissing the VP's ass? Even if it was supposedly o.k. to touch it(), Pence wasn't told this until after he touched it.
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Old 03-14-2018, 06:42 PM
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"Critical space flight hardware?" Oh well, it could have been worse...he could have touched a woman who isn't his wife.
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Old 03-14-2018, 06:59 PM
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"Critical space flight hardware?" Oh well, it could have been worse...he could have touched a woman who isn't his wife.
Even worse, he could have had lunch with a woman who wasn't his wife
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Old 03-14-2018, 07:06 PM
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I believe he was invoking the Holy Spirit through the laying on of hands. Here's another example.
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Old 03-14-2018, 07:12 PM
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Did it come with a picture of an astronaut kissing the VP's ass? Even if it was supposedly o.k. to touch it(), Pence wasn't told this until after he touched it.
Yes, as far as he knew, he was causing actual damage. And he didn't care.

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Old 03-15-2018, 09:26 AM
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Biden quote?

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Old 03-15-2018, 10:13 AM
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A clip from over two years ago about an entirely different subject. Way to stay on point!
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Old 03-15-2018, 10:15 AM
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"Critical space flight hardware?" Oh well, it could have been worse...he could have touched a woman who isn't his wife.
Then the universe would have imploded, collapsing upon itself in a massive sign reversal of dark energy and the eruption of R’lyeh from the ocean floor, releasing the Star Spawn of Cthulhu which Donald Trump welcomes as his true “3 to 5 million missing voters”. SAN check, 1D10/5D20.

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Veep Mike Pence was photographed touching space hardware that had a big sign on it reading "DO NOT TOUCH"
<altright>The sign was 'shopped in after the fact.</altright>
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A clip from over two years ago about an entirely different subject. Way to stay on point!
You mad?
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Old 03-16-2018, 03:21 PM
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To be fair, the sign didn't say not to touch the thing. The "DO NOT TOUCH" was in quotes, so it was merely reporting that somebody else had said not to touch something.

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Old 03-16-2018, 09:57 PM
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To be fair, the sign didn't say not to touch the thing. The "DO NOT TOUCH" was in quotes, so it was merely reporting that somebody else had said not to touch something.
Perhaps the quotes meant the order was ironical.
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Old 03-16-2018, 10:08 PM
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Or scary.
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Old 03-17-2018, 11:25 AM
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Is that something they could Agnew Pence over?
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Old 03-17-2018, 12:43 PM
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Too trivial. Agnew (probably) committed felonies.
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Old 03-17-2018, 02:34 PM
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Isn't the point that people who are this high up should consider that part of their duty is to demonstrate that they are exemplars, and that above all that rules are to be followed by everyone, otherwise no-one needs to follow the rules at all.
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Old 03-21-2018, 06:48 AM
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Shortly after the absolutely unsurprising re-election of Russian President Vladimir Putin, U.S. President Donald Trump was given explicit instructions in his daily briefing materials to avoid congratulating his counterpart.


But despite the all-caps notation reading “DO NOT CONGRATULATE,” Trump did so anyway, according to a report Tuesday by The Washington Post.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry...b054d118ddf4f7

Now we know where Pence gets it from. Don't you know that it's "Like President, like Vice-President..... Think about it, won't you?"

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry...b0decad0453c58


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The only thing that stops a bad vice president with a hand is a good space module with a ray gun.
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