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Cilogy wrote:
June 21st, 2019, 6:00 am
So like

We almost went to war with Iran today

wtf
U guys knew, that if this were true we would never find out, right?
It's clearly a game.

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poplar wrote:
June 22nd, 2019, 7:42 am
Cilogy wrote:
June 21st, 2019, 6:00 am
So like

We almost went to war with Iran today

wtf
U guys knew, that if this were true we would never find out, right?
It's clearly a game.
I doubt that.
Asked about the plans for a strike and the decision to hold back, the White House declined to comment, as did Pentagon officials. No government officials asked The New York Times to withhold the article.
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/20/worl ... drone.html

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They let news break because the US wanted to send a warning

But its still stupid and dangerous war mongering BS to me

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Cilogy wrote:
June 23rd, 2019, 2:49 am
They let news break because the US wanted to send a warning

But its still stupid and dangerous war mongering BS to me
Heh. Welcome in the political world. That's how it works. Unfortunately. Can't blame Trump or anyone who "play it".


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I play Heroes of the Storm, so I'll be fine.

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Gamers rise up

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Here's the argument (at around 25:00). The Justice Department is arguing that a consent decree requiring the gov't to provide "safe and sanitary" conditions for detained minors doesn't mean they need to be able to sleep or wash.

Judge Berzon: "Really?" (twitter)
‘There Is a Stench’: No Soap and Overcrowding in Detention Centers for Migrant Children
Children, including infants, are being held in a filthy border station. Their clothes are soiled with mucus, feces and breast milk. No soap. No toothbrushes. Not enough food. Even the guards are wearing masks.

The New Yorker - Inside a Texas Building Where the Government Is Holding Immigrant Children

Vox - I’m a Jewish historian. Yes, we should call border detention centers “concentration camps.”

CNN - George Takei was sent to US internment camps during WWII. He says we're operating 'concentration camps' again


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