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2020-07-08 4:37:22 PM  
So we should schedule the riots for August, then?
 
2020-07-08 7:14:17 PM  
There will be more stimulus checks. They're gonna go to big business but they're still stimulus checks
 
2020-07-08 9:14:35 PM  
They're killing time until August/September, when schools are forced open. They still truly believe thing are just going to go back to normal if they force them to.
 
2020-07-08 9:47:02 PM  
That sucks. It was gonna help me be able to buy a Trijicon VCOG 1-6x24.

/magats make me feel threatened, even at distance
 
2020-07-08 10:04:09 PM  

Visual Howlaround Title Sequence: So we should schedule the riots for August, then?


I imagine the eventual rent evictions are going to push the new homeless into the streets, and into the protests.

That, or we're about to see squatting become the new American popular thing to do.
 
2020-07-08 10:05:55 PM  
Good. Once the economy comes crashing down, the working class will either a) start rioting, b) start eating the 1 precenters or c) burn the country down.

Once the economy crashes, the political system, thankfully, will not be far behind.
 
2020-07-08 10:07:11 PM  

gameshowhost: Trijicon


If possible, I'd go with optics that aren't made by theocratic nutjobs.
 
2020-07-08 10:08:10 PM  
 
2020-07-08 10:08:12 PM  
Additional? Haven't seen the first one yet.
 
2020-07-08 10:08:13 PM  
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2020-07-08 10:08:55 PM  
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THERE. ARE. NO. STIMULUS. CHECKS.... THERE. ARE. NO. STIMULUS. CHECKS....
 
2020-07-08 10:09:37 PM  

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2020-07-08 10:10:34 PM  
Wake me up when the stimulus checks get upgraded to "couple of weeks" status.
 
2020-07-08 10:11:39 PM  

HerptheDerp: Visual Howlaround Title Sequence: So we should schedule the riots for August, then?

I imagine the eventual rent evictions are going to push the new homeless into the streets, and into the protests.

That, or we're about to see squatting become the new American popular thing to do.


What's old, is new again... Come, enjoy your stay in scenic MAGAvilles today!
 
2020-07-08 10:13:26 PM  
Ain't no checks bro. Turtle out front shoulda toldya
 
2020-07-08 10:13:30 PM  
I still haven't gotten my *first* check!
 
2020-07-08 10:14:26 PM  

Sandelaphon: gameshowhost: Trijicon

If possible, I'd go with optics that aren't made by theocratic nutjobs.


... farking... religion... again...
 
2020-07-08 10:14:58 PM  

mongbiohazard: Additional? Haven't seen the first one yet.


I'll start a riot if my first one doesn't get here soon.
 
2020-07-08 10:15:20 PM  
I'm sure they are holding up the process while they figure out how to put his ACTUAL SIGNATURE on the checks this time Mnuchin you ASSHOLE
 
2020-07-08 10:15:30 PM  

gameshowhost: That sucks. It was gonna help me be able to buy a Trijicon VCOG 1-6x24.


The Trijicon VCOG 1-6x24 does not suck. It blows.

Welcome your prostate to the troposphere
 
2020-07-08 10:16:46 PM  

PartTimeBuddha: gameshowhost: That sucks. It was gonna help me be able to buy a Trijicon VCOG 1-6x24.

The Trijicon VCOG 1-6x24 does not suck. It blows.

Welcome your prostate to the troposphere


ooh I wasn't expecting the thread to get this hot.
 
2020-07-08 10:17:15 PM  
Well this all falls into the category of we're going to bankrupt the country if it is not already bankrupt and the next Democrat President can fix it because that is always the historical case and in a few years we'll have another Republican President who can repeat the cycle.
 
2020-07-08 10:17:54 PM  
 
2020-07-08 10:17:57 PM  

Aar1012: There will be more stimulus checks. They're gonna go to big business but they're still stimulus steal from us checks


ftfy
 
2020-07-08 10:19:07 PM  
They should be sending 1200 per child, 833 per adult every month until unemployment hits 5.0%
 
2020-07-08 10:19:15 PM  

gameshowhost: That sucks. It was gonna help me be able to buy a Trijicon VCOG 1-6x24.

/magats make me feel threatened, even at distance


Dang!  Pricey little thing, isn't it?  But looks amazing!
 
2020-07-08 10:21:09 PM  

HerptheDerp: Visual Howlaround Title Sequence: So we should schedule the riots for August, then?

I imagine the eventual rent evictions are going to push the new homeless into the streets, and into the protests.

That, or we're about to see squatting become the new American popular thing to do.


That's why they're not sending checks, because it's such a hassle to get mail to all those homeless people.  See, it's not evil, it's just laziness.
 
2020-07-08 10:23:07 PM  
This reminds me, I should buy a holsters for my pistols. Never know when I'll need to start carrying one of them.
 
2020-07-08 10:25:39 PM  

Surrender your boo-tah: They should be sending 1200 per child, 833 per adult every month until unemployment hits 5.0%


833?
 
2020-07-08 10:25:42 PM  

Surrender your boo-tah: They should be sending 1200 per child, 833 per adult every month until unemployment hits 5.0%


I don't know.  If you're selling off your kid to the government you may as well ask for a round $1500.
 
2020-07-08 10:25:51 PM  

ImmutableTenderloin: This reminds me, I should buy a holsters for my pistols. Never know when I'll need to start carrying one of them.


Use the one you were born with.
 
2020-07-08 10:26:57 PM  

Surrender your boo-tah: They should be sending 1200 per child, 833 per adult every month until unemployment hits 5.0%


As a mom of 6 (5 of whom are still minors) I support this plan.
 
2020-07-08 10:27:06 PM  

mrparks: ImmutableTenderloin: This reminds me, I should buy a holsters for my pistols. Never know when I'll need to start carrying one of them.

Use the one you were born with.


That pistol is for fun. These pistols are for work.
 
2020-07-08 10:27:25 PM  
America can print trillions of dollars to pump up Wall Street's numbers for a bit, but had to be relentlessly badgered to give one month's rent to a certain percentage of American citizens during a farking pandemic.

Laissez-faire capitalism is evil, pure and simple.
 
2020-07-08 10:29:16 PM  

mrparks: ImmutableTenderloin: This reminds me, I should buy a holsters for my pistols. Never know when I'll need to start carrying one of them.

Use the one you were born with.


Butthole?
 
2020-07-08 10:30:56 PM  

Murkanen: Surrender your boo-tah: They should be sending 1200 per child, 833 per adult every month until unemployment hits 5.0%

I don't know.  If you're selling off your kid to the government you may as well ask for a round $1500.


Hey, slap a fresh coat of paint on those things, and throw up a quick pergola out front, and bet you'll get no less than $1800.
 
2020-07-08 10:33:16 PM  

AllCatsAreBeautiful: Good. Once the economy comes crashing down, the working class will either a) start rioting, b) start eating the 1 precenters or c) burn the country down.

Once the economy crashes, the political system, thankfully, will not be far behind.


Sweet summer child.
Read about the Gospel of Prosperity.  MAGA followers won't blame the 1%, they will blame coastal elitist snobs who sent their jerbs to China and forced coal out of business because they needed to make climate change appear real.  In their panic expect severe cuts to social security, block grants to Medicaid, and all sorts of other bad things.
Now, a stimulus for those who reported an individual or joint tax return for 2019 under $40,000 is an interesting number. What this will do is exclude most blue state residents.
Congress knows what they need to do to solve the COVID-19 crisis, mass testing on an insane scale and contact tracing.  Instead they are pretending we just hit a small economic bump and are gambling that the experts are morons.
 
2020-07-08 10:33:21 PM  
I didn't get a stimulus check the first round
probably won't on round two
but then again I still have my job
wife is now out of work
getting unemployment from the state
+ $600 extra from the feds
that runs out in a few weeks
she won't return to work for like 6 months
worst poem ever
 
2020-07-08 10:35:29 PM  

Sandelaphon: gameshowhost: Trijicon

If possible, I'd go with optics that aren't made by theocratic nutjobs.


Yeah but they are like, extremely good optics. Arguably some of the best money can buy.
 
2020-07-08 10:35:55 PM  

baxterdog: mrparks: ImmutableTenderloin: This reminds me, I should buy a holsters for my pistols. Never know when I'll need to start carrying one of them.

Use the one you were born with.

Butthole?


I hope so.
 
2020-07-08 10:37:59 PM  
$1,000,000,000,000 / 330,000,000=
$3,030 per person

is $3030 enough for a person out of work due to the coronavirus to get by?  Enough for them to eat, pay rent, utilities, credit card or student loan payments? Not even kinda.
 
2020-07-08 10:41:37 PM  

mongbiohazard: HerptheDerp: Visual Howlaround Title Sequence: So we should schedule the riots for August, then?

I imagine the eventual rent evictions are going to push the new homeless into the streets, and into the protests.

That, or we're about to see squatting become the new American popular thing to do.

What's old, is new again... Come, enjoy your stay in scenic MAGAvilles today!


You don't even have to go back that far. After the 2008 financial crisis was over, tens of thousands of homeowners were technically squatting in properties that were defaulted on. Took years to get that under control.
 
2020-07-08 10:44:54 PM  

Eddie Barzoom: I'm sure they are holding up the process while they figure out how to put his ACTUAL SIGNATURE on the checks this time Mnuchin you ASSHOLE


Don't be surprised if it's held up until the day after the election. Democrats have already pulled the "doesn't go far enough" scheme to make sure no police reform can happen under after the election. Don't think they won't hold your check up. Crisis feeds the left and they've farking hungry these days.
 
2020-07-08 10:45:23 PM  
Let's see if I got this straight...
Second uptick in virus cases
Stimulus check
Police brutality
Riot
Rinse and repeat... Unless they force people back to school/work then
General strike
 
2020-07-08 10:49:21 PM  
They're working on a big, tremendous, beautiful stimulus package right now.  Big strong men came to me with tears in their eyes, sir please sir we need more stimulus, and only Trump knows how to do it.  So you'll be hearing yuge things about it in about two weeks.

/Around the same time as infrastructure week
 
2020-07-08 11:04:59 PM  

koder: They're killing time until August/September, when schools are forced open. They still truly believe thing are just going to go back to normal if they force them to.


Things are never going back.

That bridge has burned and a flood has washed away the ashes.

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2020-07-08 11:13:00 PM  

Northern: AllCatsAreBeautiful: Good. Once the economy comes crashing down, the working class will either a) start rioting, b) start eating the 1 precenters or c) burn the country down.

Once the economy crashes, the political system, thankfully, will not be far behind.

Sweet summer child.
Read about the Gospel of Prosperity.  MAGA followers won't blame the 1%, they will blame coastal elitist snobs who sent their jerbs to China and forced coal out of business because they needed to make climate change appear real.  In their panic expect severe cuts to social security, block grants to Medicaid, and all sorts of other bad things.
Now, a stimulus for those who reported an individual or joint tax return for 2019 under $40,000 is an interesting number. What this will do is exclude most blue state residents.
Congress knows what they need to do to solve the COVID-19 crisis, mass testing on an insane scale and contact tracing.  Instead they are pretending we just hit a small economic bump and are gambling that the experts are morons.


Well, as COVID-19 hits the sunbelt very "nicely and strongly", I have the expectation that I will not need to be subsidizing those rural areas with my tax dollars much longer.
I'm just angry rural Covididiots from Arizona, AKA Magaland, are being airlifted to NorCal public hospitals which is paid for by my local, and county taxes. Rural Arizonians can pray away the disease, they voted for this.
 
2020-07-08 11:31:29 PM  

GrinzGrimly: Eddie Barzoom: I'm sure they are holding up the process while they figure out how to put his ACTUAL SIGNATURE on the checks this time Mnuchin you ASSHOLE

Don't be surprised if it's held up until the day after the election. Democrats have already pulled the "doesn't go far enough" scheme to make sure no police reform can happen under after the election. Don't think they won't hold your check up. Crisis feeds the left and they've farking hungry these days.


You're a real piece of work, you know that?
 
2020-07-08 11:37:44 PM  
I know that there are no trolls on Fark, so this is more of a general thought, but ... what does it take to be a troll right now?  When things are this bad?  To spend your time being an asshole on the internet just because you enjoy riling people up, knowing you're doing so at the expense of people's already frail states of mind?  Knowing that marginalized people are already exhausted from having been marginalized their whole lives AND having to deal with this virus AND enduring the economic fallout from a government that refuses to help us AND witnessing week after week after week of police brutalizing Americans in the streets, Americans they are likely among?

I just don't know what it's like to be the kind of person who can ignore all that just to upset some people on the internet.  I don't know what it's like to be someone who is so entertained by other's anger and suffering that they would willingly and willfully do that.  I don't think I'll ever know.
 
2020-07-08 11:52:23 PM  

Horizon: Sandelaphon: gameshowhost: Trijicon

If possible, I'd go with optics that aren't made by theocratic nutjobs.

Yeah but they are like, extremely good optics. Arguably some of the best money can buy.


German precision, but for killing brown people instead of killing Jews.
 
2020-07-09 12:18:44 AM  
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2020-07-09 12:19:33 AM  

GrinzGrimly: Eddie Barzoom: I'm sure they are holding up the process while they figure out how to put his ACTUAL SIGNATURE on the checks this time Mnuchin you ASSHOLE

Don't be surprised if it's held up until the day after the election. Democrats have already pulled the "doesn't go far enough" scheme to make sure no police reform can happen under after the election. Don't think they won't hold your check up. Crisis feeds the left and they've farking hungry these days.


It's not Democrats holding it up.  The Democratically controlled house already passed the stimulus, and it was bumped up to the Senate immediately afterward.

Blaming anybody but McConnel for its delay is pure, unabashed, dishonesty.
 
2020-07-09 12:24:21 AM  
I was relying on that stimulus check to pay for my breaking my lease in Florida, cover my final bills there, and maybe have a bit left over for my friend who helped me move. You know, STIMULATE THE ECONOMY.

That these gazillionaires got it makes me feel really stabby.
 
2020-07-09 12:30:09 AM  
I think there will be another round, Subby. Yeah, Trump is a f*cking lair who lies even when he doesn't have to, but if Sept-Oct rolls around and there's nothing, even the MAGAts are gonna get a little pissed at him.

And Trump better not hinge it on Congress allowing him to reduce the payroll tax to 0% (which would put Social Security into a coma) because that sh*t won't flush with Pelosi.
 
2020-07-09 12:38:51 AM  

The Irresponsible Captain: koder: They're killing time until August/September, when schools are forced open. They still truly believe thing are just going to go back to normal if they force them to.

Things are never going back.

That bridge has burned and a flood has washed away the ashes.

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Justy Ueki Tylor I have you greenied as, "motherfarkin awesome"

please carry on.
 
2020-07-09 1:14:41 AM  
Look at it like this:

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No so  much relief as a bribe.
 
2020-07-09 4:31:03 AM  

Murkanen: GrinzGrimly: Eddie Barzoom: I'm sure they are holding up the process while they figure out how to put his ACTUAL SIGNATURE on the checks this time Mnuchin you ASSHOLE

Don't be surprised if it's held up until the day after the election. Democrats have already pulled the "doesn't go far enough" scheme to make sure no police reform can happen under after the election. Don't think they won't hold your check up. Crisis feeds the left and they've farking hungry these days.

It's not Democrats holding it up.  The Democratically controlled house already passed the stimulus, and it was bumped up to the Senate immediately afterward.

Blaming anybody but McConnel for its delay is pure, unabashed, dishonesty.


As long as Mitch McConnell controls the Senate, the only people who will get relief checks will be corporations and Republican grifters. Average Americans need not apply.
 
2020-07-09 6:39:16 AM  
Going to be rough when a neighbor or a group comes knocking at your door asking for food but they don't leave when you can't help them because you are in the same boat but since you got a house still, they don't believe you.
 
2020-07-09 7:09:35 AM  
Yeah, end of July and the CARES act is going to be very ugly.

What are we thinking, 2 million new homeless Americans? Ten?
 
2020-07-09 9:30:03 AM  
Still haven't gotten the first one.  I had to put an IRS trace on it and may never see it, though I bet they send me a 1099 for it.  I can't help but think it ended up in the hands of someone linked to Trump.
 
2020-07-09 1:23:54 PM  

GrinzGrimly: Eddie Barzoom: I'm sure they are holding up the process while they figure out how to put his ACTUAL SIGNATURE on the checks this time Mnuchin you ASSHOLE

Don't be surprised if it's held up until the day after the election. Democrats have already pulled the "doesn't go far enough" scheme to make sure no police reform can happen under after the election. Don't think they won't hold your check up. Crisis feeds the left and they've farking hungry these days.


9/11, the 2008 housing crisis, and COVID-19 have all resulted in pushing the US to a fascist state.
But maybe you can explain with some fine details how we have moved further to the left politically since 2000?
Here are a few points for you: gay marriage and the legalization of MJ (which are now political center positions compared to our European peers).
However, we also have concentration camps where the prisoners have not been given due process, millions of homes in 2009-2011 were auctioned off to the ultra-wealthy (many illegally so), and we still have an absurdly predatory, poor outcome health care system for working Americans, and a war on drugs used to justify the continuation of Jim Crow.
We also have a POTUS who is a fascist, so there is that as well, and a group of high level politicians covering for his many crimes.
 
2020-07-09 4:25:18 PM  

AllCatsAreBeautiful: Good. Once the economy comes crashing down, the working class will either a) start rioting, b) start eating the 1 precenters or c) burn the country down.

Once the economy crashes, the political system, thankfully, will not be far behind.


I'm thinking (hoping?) it will be more of an "and" situation, not "either"...
 
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