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  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 4,878
    edited March 2019
    That looks like yet another quirky escapist feel good comedy. No need to see the movie, the trailer shows everything you need to guess the plot.

    Now, you know what would really be funny? That instead of becoming a mega star, the guy went nowhere singing Beatles songs. Considering the present day state of the music industry, that would be way more realistic, I mean, the satire would basically write itself!
  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 4,878
    DeVos blasted again for proposing cuts to the Special Olympics
    For the third year in a row, Democrats dinged Education Secretary Betsy DeVos on Tuesday for proposing to cut funds from the Special Olympics, after-school programs and support for students from low-income families.
  • captqitncaptqitn Posts: 2,400
    If you have a better way of paying for all the new religious voucher schools, I'd like to hear it.
  • captqitncaptqitn Posts: 2,400
    edited March 2019
    Anyone else feeling like a large majority of the Democratic party took Barr at his word kinda quicklike? Like this has been going on so long that they're glad to have an excuse to move on to something else?

    I have always had serious doubts that congress would be able to act together in response, but I sure would like to see the actual report. We all seemed real quick to be all "ok no collusion. it was all a witchhunt. lets talk about healthcare."

    And I ask that genuinely. Are you getting the same vibe? Or is my filter/algorithm out of whack?
  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 4,878
    edited March 2019
    I'm totally getting that vibe. I'm not surprised, as I happen to have the feeling that this Russian shit is futile. Collusion is hard to prove. But corruption, conflict of interest and incompetence, on the other hand, are much easier.
  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 4,878
    edited March 2019
    The Maybot has said that she would resign! Yay! \:D/

    But only if her Brexit deal passes. Booo. :-<
  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 4,878
    edited March 2019

    Every motion loses

    No deal loses 160-400

    Common Market 2.0 loses 188-283

    Efta/EEA loses 65-377

    Customs union loses 264-272

    Labour alt plan loses 237-307

    Revoke A50 loses 184-293

    2nd referendum loses 268-295

    Managed no deal loses 139-422

    — Alex Wickham (@alexwickham) 27 mars 2019

    The way for ward is now crystal clear! :-j
  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 4,878
    edited March 2019
    I haven't forgotten the shit that British tories and their right wing media said about southern Europe after the 2008 crisis. Words like "failed states" and acronyms like "PIGS" (Portugal, Italy, Greece and Spain) were in common usage back then.

    Therefore, I can't help feeling a certain glee at the complete shambles they've created! And they did it themselves, without help from a tottering world economy! Bravo!
  • captqitncaptqitn Posts: 2,400
    I now understand The Guardian headline going around.

    no,no,no,no,no,no,no,no,no
  • captqitncaptqitn Posts: 2,400
    My state just enacted a $15 minimum wage! Had to override a veto which makes it even sweeter.

    We're a pretty solidly blue state but we have a Republican governor, so basic stuff sometimes takes a struggle.
  • Jurf_WurburJurf_Wurbur Posts: 3,403
    The Guardian headline going around
    ??
  • Jurf_WurburJurf_Wurbur Posts: 3,403
    You guys you guys you guys!

    THERE IS A NEW MEKONS ALBUM!
  • captqitncaptqitn Posts: 2,400
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  • captqitncaptqitn Posts: 2,400
    You guys you guys you guys!

    THERE IS A NEW MEKONS ALBUM!
    My boy Steve on the drums!
  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 4,878
    edited March 2019
    R.I.P. Agnès Varda. She was 90. But bummer anyway.
  • captqitncaptqitn Posts: 2,400
    Oh good another ignorance hole I can fill. She is popping up all over my feed. I only know that last movie that got a lot of coverage. Time to bone up!
  • LefunesteLefuneste Posts: 4,878
    edited March 2019
    Watch Sans toit ni loi (in english: Vagabond), it's probably my favourite of hers.
  • captqitncaptqitn Posts: 2,400
    mmk.
  • captqitncaptqitn Posts: 2,400
    What's the weekend plans, everybody?
  • captqitncaptqitn Posts: 2,400
    We have a dear old friend in town that I have not seen in 15 years or so. Doogie Howser type smart dude who I thought was destined to be an amazing author, but wound up becoming a medical doctor instead.
  • captqitncaptqitn Posts: 2,400
    Interesting bit, he and S_______ dated for a while way back in the day.

    After they broke up, she got into a relationship with a woman and he realized that he was gay. It was all amicable, but the popular joke at the time was that the relationship was so horrible that they both were ruined for the opposite gender.
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