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Apple Talk / Re: The *REAL* Crime of this Year
« on: Today at 01:12:08 am »
Kids in Africa actually tried it, and decided to stick with starving.

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If they try and hand McFaul over to the Russians, I think you'll see the first defection of a (former) US ambassador.  He'll be in Canada or New Zealand or Germany before you can say "what the fuck" and he won't come back.

It would be incredibly stupid....but McFaul has also been incredibly critical of Trump, who we all know is an emotional man-child driven by petty emotions and a need for revenge. 

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Or Kill Me / Re: Lock her up
« on: Yesterday at 10:36:30 pm »
Wank fantasies on /pol/ aside, I don't see a whole lot of people interested in insurrection.  The militias may go nuts, I wouldn't doubt the possibility, but those militias were thoroughly infiltrated by the FBI decades ago.  A Sovereign Citizen can't take a shit without it turning up in an FBI informant report the next day.  And alot of them are all talk, to be honest. 

It depends on who does the impeaching as well, of course.  If the Democrats do it, and lets be honest they're probably the only ones who will, then the chances of more people going nuts is higher.  If the Republican Party turns on him, he'll have considerably less support.  And by and large, the people who run the national security apparatus hate Trump.  Military, intelligence...you look at their leadership, their officer corps, and by and large they know the man's a walking liability.  And the performance last week with NATO and on Monday with Putin just reconfirms it.

That's not to say you need an officer corps for a successful coup - but it increases the odds.

Civil unrest would be more my concern.  Alex Jones and Sean Hannity and Tucker Carlson whipping the lardass Confederate flag waving contingent into a frenzy, where they decide to go smash in some local minority's windows.  Local PDs standing by and letting it happen.  Lynchings.  Maybe some riots. Amateur hour domestic terrorists, copying recipes from the Anarchist's Cookbook and blowing themselves up in the process.  Couple of assassination attempts.  1960s style political violence.

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Yeah, I was just reading about that.

https://www.newsweek.com/exclusive-russian-military-spies-backed-attempt-assassinate-leader-montenegro-1007324

Did you read about a similar operation involving a Russian businessman mobilising the Macedonian and Greek far-right against the name change for Macedonia?  Because that was recently uncovered and is superficially quite similar.  Greek butthurt over the Macedonian state's name is literally the only thing preventing Macedonia from joining NATO, getting involved in EU talks...and so of course, Russia loves the butthurt and wants to encourage it as much as possible.  Including through backing far-right paramilitaries to threaten people in favour of the deal.

How come everyone keeps thinking that sticking their dicks in the Balkans is a way to dominance?

The EU, perhaps surprisingly, is the only one making actual headway there, and it's doing it by treading softly and relying on access to European markets to drive the Balkan states towards modernisation, weeding out corruption and improving regulations.

It's...not working out so great, but on the downisde, no-one is angry at the EU for simply existing, barring the Brexit gang.

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Apple Talk / Re: The *REAL* Crime of this Year
« on: Yesterday at 07:49:28 pm »
....

 :horrormirth:

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Yeah, I was just reading about that.

https://www.newsweek.com/exclusive-russian-military-spies-backed-attempt-assassinate-leader-montenegro-1007324

Did you read about a similar operation involving a Russian businessman mobilising the Macedonian and Greek far-right against the name change for Macedonia?  Because that was recently uncovered and is superficially quite similar.  Greek butthurt over the Macedonian state's name is literally the only thing preventing Macedonia from joining NATO, getting involved in EU talks...and so of course, Russia loves the butthurt and wants to encourage it as much as possible.  Including through backing far-right paramilitaries to threaten people in favour of the deal.

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They did aggressively put down that Russian sponsored coup attempt.  Could have at least allowed them to kill half the government before responding.

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Apple Talk / Re: The *REAL* Crime of this Year
« on: Yesterday at 06:16:25 pm »
I've been informed by Italians that all coffee outside of Italy tastes like that.

I've been informed by Turks that Italian coffee also tastes like that.

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The highy aggressive Montenegro with it's terrifying....1920 active military personnel. 

Clearly they're spoiling for a fight against Russia.

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May's previous plan was never going to be accepted, but could probably have been used by the EU as a starting point for some form of negotiations.

This plan is just taking the piss.  The only reason we're not hearing so from Brussells is because they are deathly afraid that May's government will collapse with too much pressure put on it.

I think we've averted a no-confidence vote for this week, with these amendments.  But over the summer there's going to be a concerted campaign to undermine May.  It'll involve Boris, Steve Bannon and Rees-Mogg, among others. Once the summer recess is over, there may well be a major leadership challenge as soon as Westminster goes back to work (and just why are they taking a summer holiday during a national crisis? Because they can).

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Aneristic Illusions / Re: General Trump hilarity free-for-all thread
« on: July 17, 2018, 11:25:32 am »
He also, according to staffers, literally doesn't understand the difference between the interference charges and the collusion charges.  He thinks by admitting that Russia hacked the DNC, he is admitting to working with Russia.

I mean, there is that and the fact he's guilty as fuck and did collude with Russia.

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Aneristic Illusions / Re: General Trump hilarity free-for-all thread
« on: July 16, 2018, 05:20:50 pm »
Well, that was a shitshow, but it doesn't seem to be a world-ending one.  That we know of....

But watching the US President standing next to the Russian one and trashing his own intelligence services was a novel experience

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President Donald Trump was asked outright if he believed his own intelligence agencies or the Russian president when it came to the allegations of meddling in the elections - and if he would denounce Russia with "the world watching".

Mr Trump dodged the question.

ďPeople came to me, [national intelligence director] Dan Coates came to me and some others, they said they think itís Russia," Mr Trump said.

"President Putin says itís not Russia. I donít see any reason why it should be.Ē

Maybe I'm just not very smart, but that doesn't read like a "dodge" to me.  "I don't see any reason why it should be" is accepting the word of Putin over the DNI.

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Aneristic Illusions / Re: General Trump hilarity free-for-all thread
« on: July 16, 2018, 03:27:35 pm »
He was probably telling one of his long, winding, pointless stories where he repeats himself over and over again.  He does have form for that, and by all accounts it's been getting worse over the the past year.

But he was also maybe signing the Crimea away, after trying to locate an atlas and find it.  Apparently the press briefing is due to start in a few minutes, so lets see.

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