Failing Trump administration. Sad!


#3851

100 percent correct. @scottagibson if it makes you feel better, he will be an LDO, limited duty. He would only ever be able to attain XO somewhere and even then, related to what he is serving as, so perhaps some DC second in command of reservists making shit for extra pay. Reservists would most likely never be pushed to active duty unless the shit really hit the fan, and if so … well im.just glad I’ve served and my commitment is done.


#3852

#3853

I love that it’s an exact replica of a fictional stone. I guess it’s in the vein of the exact replicas of the GoT or LotR swords that folks collect.

“And the Lord did say unto David, take thy bloodied stone and use it to hold down thy important paperwork at the office. And David took the stone from the crushed skull of Goliath and he did as the Lord commanded. And it was good.”


#3854

Using your name to power up a weapon seems vaguely blasphemous and heretical. If you were a Christian, that is.


#3855

But what if your name is a killing word?


#3856

I knew I smelled terrorists around here! This is why we need a wall!


#3857

Luckily none of those brown folks down south are Christians or they’d be well versed in the art of wall-busting, thanks to the Book of Joshua.


#3858

I found a bunch of ‘exact replicas’ at the landscaping center last weekend and I didn’t even know it.


#3859

Walls don’t stop sandworms. Maybe Trump doesn’t know that.


#3860

/hides the family atomics


#3861

Got 'em right in the Family Atomics


#3862

Going very much offtopic but I googled “family atomics” and although its a common word and well known word combination, the phrase is purely one from Dune, and oddly enough, using this to reference a family owned nuclear arsenal seems to be unique in science fiction. My inner autie is feeling very pleased with himself for now knowing this quite useless fact.


#3863

Really?


#3864

I was making a “family jewels” joke, but I have never once heard, even in sci-fi, the phrase “family atomics” referencing anything but Dune.


#3865

I mean the only family I know that own atomic weapons are the Kims…


#3866

The Ventures, maybe? Haven’t seen the most recent season yet.


#3867

Pretty sure they gave at least one of their reactors to the PLO back in season 1 ;)


#3868

oh its a grammar thing. I meant “family” is a common word, and “atomics” is a well known word but the combination is unique. (i.e its not a phrase like “Kwisatz Haderach”)


#3869

Agent Orange maybe. Hawaii 5-0 and Walk, Don’t Run just don’t scream family atomics to me.


#3870

Former National Enquirer senior editor Jerry George said Monday night that he knew of stories killed by his old magazine and its Trump-sympathetic publisher that implicated Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump in “criminal activity.”

“They’re certainly embarrassing,” he told MSNBC’s Ari Melber about stories killed concerning President Donald Trump. “And then when you get involved with the actions of his children, including his daughter and son-in-law, we’re getting closer to criminal activity.”

George added that he believes the magazine acted together with the Trump campaign to break the law, and that there is still “another shoe to drop” now that America Media Inc., the National Enquirer’s parent company, has been granted immunity by federal prosecutors.

George homed in on Kushner, suggesting that he played a significant role in communication between AMI and the Trump campaign. “I definitely think that once Michael [Cohen] stepped aside, there was foot traffic between people in the Trump Organization, including Jared, into the American Media organization,” George said.

George also nodded to Kushner’s ties with Saudi Arabia’s crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman, saying that the magazine featured the royal on its cover, an odd move for a domestically-focused publication, and soon after received a mysterious influx of cash.

Watch part of the interview here: