Jack Crosbie
jscros
9/9/19
2:21 PM
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all things considered, i’m not completely sure the palin family ever actually profited from their years of grift? they kinda just catapulted off the idiotic 2008 campaign to being a very well publicized train wreck for half a decade and then slipped back into the alaskan hinterlands 

8/27/19
1:52 PM
16

I debated putting $200k-$500k but thought it was funnier if I just left it as a single ludicrous number

8/27/19
12:01 PM
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Imo this is a pretty simplistic reduction of people who live in rural communities to stereotypes of gun owners. Are some of those stereotypes there for a reason? Sure. But just anecdotally, as someone who also grew up in a rural area, the people who own guns for actual practical purposes (predator/ pest control,

8/9/19
1:37 PM
7

Lol, fun fact about the last time someone said that: Congress slashed the CDC budget for researching gun violence! From the Atlantic last year, a piece i’ve cited a couple times before but not this quote:

8/7/19
2:23 PM
14

Yeah, I can’t imagine what your stress levels were like there, but I totally get it. One of my first nights back in Kyiv after a 2-day frontline reporting trip that summer turned out to be Ukrainian Independence day. My apartment was right next to the main Maidan Square, and they started test-firing the ceremonial

8/6/19
3:42 PM
33

I definitely don’t have all the answers to this but I think treating them as a symptom of a larger public health problem could lead to some solutions. Off the top of my head:

8/1/19
2:08 PM
7

This is a gateway post for my next and even hotter take, “actually, beer sucks”

8/1/19
2:07 PM
2

That situation sounds atrocious, but on the other hand I think the only thing you can do is either leave, or just ironically/ non-ironically embrace it, order up a White Claw or four, slam ‘em back (they’re sure drinkable!) and just go all in with the terrible people.

7/24/19
12:59 PM
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Schiff screaming “notice me senpai” at the DNC, desperately hoping for a 2020 convention speaking slot

7/24/19
9:44 AM
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GOP really just throwing as many bad faith arguments into the record as possible so they can play them over and over again to rally the base for weeks after this

7/24/19
9:30 AM
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Democrats don’t need some “groundswelling of public support” for impeachment. They literally control the House! 

7/24/19
9:02 AM
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Mueller, like me, is having a very hard time making heads or tails of what the thickly-accented words coming rapid-fire out of Collins’ mouth actually mean