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Ted Yoho, Tea Party darling, becomes the 28th sitting Republican to announce he isn't running for reelection.
https://www.sfgate.com/news/us/artic...m-14895768.php

Not really a stupid idea. More Republicans should do it.
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Ted Yoho, Tea Party darling, becomes the 28th sitting Republican to announce he isn't running for reelection.
https://www.sfgate.com/news/us/artic...m-14895768.php

Not really a stupid idea. More Republicans should do it.
Wow, he's my "representative".
I've no doubt the seat will go to another hard-right Republican, knowing the area, but I'm glad to see him go.
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HERESY ! Don't you know Moon's day is some Muslim paganism ? Jack Chick taught me so. As for Sun's day, that's obviously Roman idolatry.
From now on, every day shall be known as Godday. Sort it out.
Primidi, Duodi, Tridi, Quartidi, Quintidi, Sextidi, Septidi. Very Republican. Of course, there are supposed to be three more in the sequence, but baby steps.

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On the one hand, it does seem inappropriate to have a pagan deity on the capitol dome. On the other hand, now I want to put Ceres back there to spite a Christian...Christianist.

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Dominionist probably describes Assemblyman Parson adequately.
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Primidi, Duodi, Tridi, Quartidi, Quintidi, Sextidi, Septidi. Very Republican. Of course, there are supposed to be three more in the sequence, but baby steps.
Just as a point of interest: This is very nearly exactly how the days are named in Hebrew. Saturday has a name: Shabat (literally, Sabbath). The other six days are simply numbered: First Day (Sunday), Second Day, through Sixth Day (Friday).
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Just as a point of interest: This is very nearly exactly how the days are named in Hebrew. Saturday has a name: Shabat (literally, Sabbath). The other six days are simply numbered: First Day (Sunday), Second Day, through Sixth Day (Friday).
The Chinese do the same. Days are [day of the]Week One, Two etc.. and months are Month One, Month Two etc... Workmanlike, but it lacks the certain je-ne-sais-quoi of invoking long forgotten deities and demi-gods. Oh, and two odd megalomaniacs of course (for August and July)
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So, here's something that annoys the shit out of me. Republicans are allowed to openly disdain parts of the United States. Can you imagine the DNC chairperson doing the equivalent of this?
Best to leave that sort of thing to the trained professionals:

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As quite a few people are pointing out to her in multiple tweets (although I'm sure she's ignoring them), land doesn't vote, people do.

(Side note: Some of those graphics are pretty awesome.)
Yeah, but if we start counting cows in the census, then we'll see who really holds the power. Heck, if counting a cow as a whole person seems too drastic, maybe we can come to some sort of a compromise. Maybe... I don't know - just pulling a number out of the air at random, maybe a cow could count as three-fifths of a person. Then the joke will be on all you libtards. Real America will rise again.

*) You know, I started this post as a joke, but I think I'm on to something here. Karen! Get me Devin Nunes' cow on the phone... we've got an amendment to write.
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Yeah, but if we start counting cows in the census, then we'll see who really holds the power. Heck, if counting a cow as a whole person seems too drastic, maybe we can come to some sort of a compromise. Maybe... I don't know - just pulling a number out of the air at random, maybe a cow could count as three-fifths of a person. Then the joke will be on all you libtards. Real America will rise again.

*) You know, I started this post as a joke, but I think I'm on to something here. Karen! Get me Devin Nunes' cow on the phone... we've got an amendment to write.
"All those in favor of eliminating the capital gains tax say 'moo'."

"Those opposed."

"The moos have it; the bill passes." <gavel>
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The statue of Ceres at the top of the Missouri capitol building was taken down for repairs, and now a Republican state legislator doesn't want it to go back up there because “We serve a mighty God and we have need for no other god(s).”
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Um, that would be all of them, Mr. Moon. What? Yours is the one true god? That's exactly what that guy, that guy, and that guy way over there says, too. Prove yours is the one true god. Show your work.
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The statue of Ceres at the top of the Missouri capitol building was taken down for repairs, and now a Republican state legislator doesn't want it to go back up there because “We serve a mighty God and we have need for no other god(s).”
https://www.stltoday.com/news/local/...8dd9be92.html?
Eh, it's just the wrong god, is all. Missouri agriculture isn't doing so well, what with the trade war. Probably needs to be a god that Missouri is benefiting from. Since it's on top of the Missouri capitol building, I'd suggest Mammon, or maybe Cloaca.
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Um, that would be all of them, Mr. Moon. What? Yours is the one true god? That's exactly what that guy, that guy, and that guy way over there says, too. Prove yours is the one true god. Show your work.
The team with the most guns gets to say who the One True God is. That's human history.
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,,,,every day shall be known as Godday.,,.
"...You get nothing! Godday, sir! I said, Godday!"
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Eh, it's just the wrong god, is all. Missouri agriculture isn't doing so well, what with the trade war. Probably needs to be a god that Missouri is benefiting from. Since it's on top of the Missouri capitol building, I'd suggest Mammon, or maybe Cloaca.
They'd go for Priapus but that would be wishful thinking.
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Eh, it's just the wrong god, is all. Missouri agriculture isn't doing so well, what with the trade war. Probably needs to be a god that Missouri is benefiting from. Since it's on top of the Missouri capitol building, I'd suggest Mammon, or maybe Cloaca.
Mr. Moon would probably prefer a statue of Our Lord And Savior, Donald Trump.
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