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    March 20
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    March 1
  • Trump was not happy that California and her voters immediately rejected Trump in November. He threatened to pull federal money from California. Jerry Brown pretty much said, "You pull money from us, we do the same to you. Who will be the winner?" (California, obviously, they have a better economy than Norway, the wealthiest Scandinavian country)
    February 9
    • adam_antichrist
      adam_antichrist
      How does a state pull money from the federal government? I'm not american so IDK how sit works over there.
    • idc
      idc
      They should secede and form a better country with any other state willing to join them.
    • ¤RunninginReverse¤
      ¤RunninginReverse¤
      @idc And start a civil war or possibly even something bigger? (I know America was founded under similar circumstances, but that doesn't raise my hopes that we'd be be any better than how Britain handled the situation.)
    • Jarr2003
      Jarr2003
      @Idc That went well for the confederacy, let's try it! BTW, can I have a link to where Trump said that?
    • TheKnifer
      TheKnifer
      @jarr
      http://www.latimes.com/politics/essential/la-pol-ca-essential-politics-updates-trump-calls-california-out-of-1486332113-htmlstory.html

      @adam California would stop sending any money to the federal government, taxes, food items.
      @Jarr There's a difference, the Confederacy did not have as much support as the US. Now there is an increasing amount of people who think Trump and the government is getting out of control. By increasing I mean more than half of the country. Also a lot of military personnel is immigrant-american. He will not just make his country turn against him, but his military, and his allies. (I am sure that if a civil war broke out and one side had the same ideology of freedom and democracy that our allies do, than they would help the liberals and democrats.)
    • Jarr2003
      Jarr2003
      @TheKnifer Still, a civil war could have much more disastrous results than just waiting out Trump's presidency. The government was designed against the president doing permanent harm to the country, while a civil war has no limits preventing the country from destroying itself. If a civil war happened that became powerful enough to overthrow the US government, then it's very possible a more dangerous and corrupt government could form out of the remains.
    • Jarr2003
      Jarr2003
      Plus, there are many countries that hate America, like China and North Korea. A civil war would be the perfect time for them to attack.
    • Jarr2003
      Jarr2003
      Also, correction: You implied that Trump was angry because California didn't vote for him, but the reason in the article was because California wasn't agreeing to "uphold immigration laws."
    • TheKnifer
      TheKnifer
      Yes. Another article from the Washington Post said Trump was angry because California didn't vote for him.
      In the Declaration of independence it states that if the government were to strip the rights of it's people or become something similar to despotic rule that it was the people's obligation to overthrow it.
    • Drago_meh
      Drago_meh
      at first the confederacy was winning but the union got support from the french and biritsh navy and that's when it really turned the victory for the union, and we have the bill of rights SPECIFICALLY for overthrowing and remaking the government, we won't always have to bear arms against other countries, sometimes it will be our own government
    • Jarr2003
      Jarr2003
      @Knifer Link to the article, please.

      As for the Declaration part, I'm well aware about that claim in the document. The thing is, is that they were primarily referring to monarchies and dictatorships that have been repeatedly abusing their powers, not presidents (they wouldn't even create the current government system until a decade or two after the Declaration was written). With monarchies, the king/queen usually reigned until death, so if they were an awful leader, the only solutions one could really use is either protesting or violence. The term system was designed against that. Four years is nothing compared to a lifetime, so unless Trump manages to turn the government into a dictatorship in four years, I highly doubt that a civil war is warranted. Trump hasn't even taken any rights away yet, as far as I know (don't bother claiming anything without citations).

      @Drago_Meh I think you might be mixing up the revolutionary war with the civil war. Furthermore, the Bill of Rights was designed to defend the rights of the citizens (particularly those accused of a crime) and prevent the government from abusing it's power. It doesn't have anything to do with overthrowing the government.
    • idc
      idc
      It was a joke
    • adam_antichrist
      adam_antichrist
      I think america has the potential to become a theocracy one day, there are so many crazy religious people there. The same thing happened in Iran in the 1970s. You just have a large proportion of the population being undereducated (tick) and listening to religious leaders (tick) and the leaders then blame the current problems on the government not following the religious doctrines (tick). All they need next is the population willing to tear up the constitution in favour of being replaced by a religious doctrine and voila- theocracy. Americans tend to view their constitution as being a sacred doctrine in and of itself... I wonder what it would take to convince them otherwise.
    • Jarr2003
      Jarr2003
      @Idc It's hard for me to tell when you're joking anymore.

      @Adam Nah, I doubt it. There's, for one, way too many religions in America for a single religion to take over all of. Even Christianity, as common as it technically is in America, isn't powerful enough to take over the government.

      I dunno what you're talking about when you claim America's leaders are blaming issues on religion. As I said to Knifer, cite your sources or I won't take your claims seriously.

      Plus, I recall you saying once that you don't live in America, so you're making some pretty big claims about it's people when you haven't lived there (of course, you might have lived there before moving, but I digress). It's extremely unrealistic to claim that America could become a theocracy.
    • adam_antichrist
      adam_antichrist
      No I mean the religious leaders are blaming the country's problems on the lack of religion in the constitution eg gay marriage, gender identity/equality, abortion etc which are all non-issues that they are fired up about.
    • Jarr2003
      Jarr2003
      @Adam There are people in most countries that blame their problems on a lack of religion. That doesn't mean they have any power, let alone enough power to turn America into a theocracy.
    • TheKnifer
      TheKnifer
      If there was too many religions in the US then why are the Christian leaders trying to banish other religions. Slowly but surely.
    • Uiomancant
      Uiomancant
      83% of americans (sexually) identify as Christians.

      83% of americans are wrong.
  • Wtf I google search, "Chrome master race" and immediately get firefox porn. I wanted chrome porn goddammit!
    February 8
    • Jarr2003
      Jarr2003
      I searched it for curiosity, and found an anime chrome thing a couple images before the firefox porn. :P
  • Hey would anyone be interested in a Dashnet plays Civ 6 or something like that?
    January 28