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  1. 8 points
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  3. 8 points
    End of the day, literally any coordination at the federal level instead of turning it into a Hunger Games situation and then intentionally stealing the stuff they made the governors procure on their own gets you a less bad outcome.
  4. 7 points
  5. 7 points
    We need a truth and reconciliation commission and criminal prosecutions at absolute minimum for this administration. Their deliberate actions have lead to tens of thousands of unnecessary deaths.
  6. 7 points
    So how many prominent conservatives who have been calling all this a hoax have to die before the masses get the message that this is serious and should be treated seriously? I hope it's not infinite. It really feels like this scene, but it's fucking real for fucks sake.
  7. 7 points
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  9. 6 points
    Hi, have you seen Donald Trump before? He doesn’t know how ANYTHING works. He’s a silver spooned hobgoblin who was born at home plate and thought he hit a home run.
  10. 6 points
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    ITT sbl is clearly doing his "I'm bored so I'm going to kill time by spinning everyone around in pointless circles" routine.
  12. 6 points
    There’s this really weird state identification and pride going on in this thread, which I will personally never understand because I live in Florida.
  13. 6 points
    I thought that I did, but I just looked up the definition and I was wrong. Exactly.
  14. 5 points
  15. 5 points
    The entire price situation absolutely boggles my mind. You have two multi-billion dollar companies essentially playing chicken with each other to see who will blink first in revealing their price. This implies at their respective corporate-level strategies for the consoles are essentially dependent on what the "other guy" does. To me, that's an utterly ludicrous/insane way to approach any type of corporate initiative. Even allowing the the unprecedented disruption caused by the "COVID Crisis", so much of this next generation launch seems totally half-assed.
  16. 5 points
    My backlog says I don't mind if it's delayed. Just delay Cyerpunk 2077 until the next gen versions are ready and launch them all together next year.
  17. 5 points
    I just had a meeting with retired NFL lineman, Vince WIlfork, about developing some property he owns including putting up a drive in on it. Dude was very cool. 2020 continues to be incredibly strange for me personally.
  18. 5 points
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  20. 5 points
    I finished Act 2. Fucking shit, this game is great. I feel like it's way better than it got rated and is one of the best games of this gen. It's fucking criminal that RDR2 is one of the mostly high rated games of all time while this gem slides into the middle 8s.
  21. 5 points
    Seems we've been managing better at work. No one else I work with has gotten sick. Always make me sad when I hear a Code Blue called on the Covid unit, though, which seems to happen pretty regularly. In a bit more positive news, at least for me, I finally got my hazard pay. An extra $2k on my check and they're talking of extending it.
  22. 5 points
    If Trump would have invoked the DPA to ramp up PPE production then there wouldn't have been a need to engage in mask rationing.
  23. 5 points
    Your SIL and other healthcare workers like her are frustrating - not only is having a house party a careless act in and of itself but it'll have impacts on other people who don't work with covid patients. I'm sure anyone questioning the severity of the disease thought it can't be too bad if a nurse impacted by it isn't following guidelines. This virus lends itself well to conspiracy theories: the incubation period and severity/range of symptoms alone can make any conspiracy theory-curious person doubt the impacts of the disease. Then you add inconvenience to the me-first-instant-gratification culture in the US, and top everything off with an incompetent/evil administration that caused further distrust by having wildly different messages. For the majority who didn't fall into this category and are taking things seriously, the lack of necessary action due to pisspoor national testing/tracing infrastructure (ie, none) and federal support for those affected by any lockdowns to actually remain indoors has contributed to us spinning our wheels and making no progress. Without a doubt, HRC would have managed this better. 1. HRC may have sat on COVID similar to other countries but she wouldn't wait for it to spread in the community before taking action. 2. As mentioned earlier, she wouldn't have disbanded (nor discredited) the taskforce. 3. The Obama playbook would not go to waste (from what I recall - included in it were procuring PPE and equipment, as well as establishing testing and tracing necessities). 4. PPP, unemployment benefits, and sick leave support wouldn't be this wishful thought that Americans who qualify hopefully get it. 5. Let's assume there are no changes to lives lost to police brutality - HRC would not go benghazi on Portland and threaten other cities, further empowering the right wing talking point "if it's safe to protest and riot, it's safe to fully reopen the economy and fuck masks herp derp." An earlier response with an actual strategy would have saved a shit ton of lives. I have no doubts HRC would have carried out a strategy, leaning on the experts to guide the conversation rather than this bullshit "plan" we have now. Sidenote: There is a huge difference in federal response to Ebola when compared to COVID. The level of preparation we took for Ebola mirrored how the federal government guided the conversation. With COVID, we weren't moving nearly as quick, partially due to the false sense of security the Trump a administration was trying to portray. There are other factors to consider, but we definitely weren't alone with a slow start.
  24. 5 points
    Make Harris AG, and tell her they’re all carrying weed.
  25. 5 points
    A chicken in every pot and a jade egg in every cooch.
  26. 5 points
  27. 5 points
    "The President says that for our own safety, the election should be postponed. Some of his critics disagree." - NYT Headline tomorrow.
  28. 5 points
    Maybe I am actually high because I can't tell if you guys are fucking with me or not rn.
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  31. 5 points
    I’m not going to pretend that we did things great on the beginning, but it’s hardly a fair comparison. Yes terrible decisions were made, but they mostly seem terrible in retrospect. When you’re the first to have to tackle something, you’re a major hub for international travel, and you’re the most densely packed, you’re blind to be fucked. The difference with Florida and the rest is that they had us as a cautionary tale and they acted as if that could never happen to them. Despite watching us go through a slow motion disaster, they chose to take none of the necessary precautions. In my opinion, the mistakes of NY and NJ are tragic but understandable. The mistakes of current states is infuriating and much more preventable.
  32. 5 points
    We're headed back north of 2k deaths a day soon 5 months afterwards and we're gonna act like NY/NJ are the fucked up ones? lol Whats happening now is negligence, what happened in the spring was plain ignorance.
  33. 4 points
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  35. 4 points
    One of the greatest cons the rich man ever pulled was convincing the masses that their income was super private. If no one talks about money, you can keep wages low. And if you have to raise them for new employees to stay somewhat competitive, the plebes making the old wages don't need to know about it. I saw this time and again for many jobs I'd worked, where the person hiring made it a point of pride to say that I'd be making "more than the people who've been working here for years." Which was confirmed when the subject was brought up with people who had in fact been there for years. And of course, people coming in way after me would be making more than that. Not that it was ever a tremendously higher number, because of course it's not, but it'd add up.
  36. 4 points
    The only thing I thought of when I saw his mug...
  37. 4 points
  38. 4 points
    Americans, Go Home: Canadians Track U.S. Boaters Sneaking Across The Border When America sends its people, they’re not sending their best. They’re not sending you. They’re not sending you. They’re sending people that have lots of problems, and they’re bringing those problems with us. They’re bringing coronavirus. They’re bringing guns. They’re rapists. And some, I assume, are good people.
  39. 4 points
    I honestly think it wouldn’t be as bad because Hillary wouldn’t have disbanded the pandemic response team. We’d be in a H1N1 scenario.
  40. 4 points
  41. 4 points
    I can ignore monopolies this one time if I don't have to ever deal with Bixby again.
  42. 4 points
    It says everything that the co-founder of "conservative student group" Talking Points USA was 80 years old.
  43. 4 points
    im really high and read through the entire argument of two parties arguing completely separate things and got to this post and lold so hard
  44. 4 points
    NATO should have disbanded after the death of the Soviet Union.
  45. 4 points
    This argument is literally over whose elected officials deserve the slightly more or less painful deaths.
  46. 4 points
    For their myriad failures during this debacle, practically all elected officials should be handed a handgun with one round loaded in the chamber and told to "do the hono(u)rable thing."
  47. 4 points
    Why is it so few people are capable of understanding that something can be good overall, but not good in every situation? Unions and union protections would do wonders in many corners of America right now because we have a massive problem of workers having little or no protection and employers having all of the power. Is that true of EVERY profession? No. Can strong unions be used for bad purposes? Yes.
  48. 4 points
  49. 4 points
    If the season ends tonight I am good.
  50. 4 points
    In order for Phase to praise Witcher 3 it would have had to get 6 average review scores and Geralt would have to have been a sexy waifu.
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