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    [–] Trump is expected to announce he will allow sanctions to go forward on Iran vrxz 5 points ago in politics

    Poor headline by CNN (probably /r/titlegore material) considering that "allowing sanctions to go forward" is not keeping the status quo, but instead throws the Iran nuclear deal into jeopardy.

    [–] Canadian mass murderer Alexandre Bissonnette searched online for Trump more than 800 times before killing six men at Quebec mosque | National Observer vrxz 5 points ago in worldnews

    It's almost as if radicalism and extremism should be denounced no matter the target. When people preach hate, violence and discrimination against Republicans or Democrats, Christians or Muslims, all of us regular people who just want to live in a peaceful society lose.

    [–] Canadian mass murderer Alexandre Bissonnette searched online for Trump more than 800 times before killing six men at Quebec mosque | National Observer vrxz 5 points ago in worldnews

    I'm guessing you didn't even click on the link because it shows he visited the twitter pages of many conservative commentators like Laura Ingraham and Ben Shapiro too.

    Also, plenty of Canadians admire Trump. Source: am Canadian, know lots of these folks.

    [–] My toilet half flush is not half. vrxz 1 points ago in mildlyinteresting

    Two-thirds flush? Two turds flush?

    [–] BREAKING: Philip Spagnuolo (D) flips New Hampshire seat BLUE that trump won by 13 vrxz 23 points ago in BlueMidterm2018

    Thank you so much for the detailed response. This all makes me cautiously optimistic and hopeful.

    Tomorrow I'm gonna be voting in the Texas Democratic Primary!

    [–] BREAKING: Philip Spagnuolo (D) flips New Hampshire seat BLUE that trump won by 13 vrxz 30 points ago in BlueMidterm2018

    I keep seeing this stat and while it's obviously a good thing for us, it might be a tad misleading. At the very least I have some questions.

    If I'm reading it correctly, it means that Democrats have flipped 38 seats (R to D) and Republicans have flipped 4 seats (D to R).

    What can we conclude? Of the seats that are close/flippable, Democrats are flipping more than Republicans. This is not entirely unexpected in a midterm year.

    However, I don't know how many special elections have taken place in total. Are we talking about 42 flipped seats in a total of 100, 1000, 5000?

    What is the baseline for a midterm year and how does this compare?

    [–] I’m Bill Gates, co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Ask Me Anything. vrxz 7 points ago in IAmA

    The season finale special where they go to absurd lengths to find the impersonator's long lost love (including setting up a fake high school reunion) was one of the funniest, strangest episodes of television I have ever seen.

    [–] Chants of 'no more guns' break out at Florida school shooting vigil vrxz 5 points ago in politics

    Stop putin it- I mean putting it off, buy today or be defenseless tomorrow!

    [–] This Physics study book quoting Darth Vader vrxz 3 points ago in mildlyinteresting

    They altered the price. Pray they don't alter it any further.

    [–] TIL there's an enjoyable way to board a plane that saves time, but airlines intentionally won't let us do it. vrxz 2 points ago in todayilearned

    This is a really good summary and from my experience rings true.

    I'm still torn on whether to like or dislike budget airlines. On one hand I hate that they advertise low tickets on flight aggregators like Kayak, Google Flights, etc and don't show hidden fees for things like carry on luggage (I'm looking at you Spirit and Frontier). However, I have noticed that flights have been getting cheaper over the years across all carriers, and I suspect part of this is because of competition from budget airlines.

    As a consumer I have to put up with a more confusing marketplace for air travel, but in general it is a lot more affordable to fly.