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News John McAfee announces US presidential bid

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  1. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Lover of bit-tech Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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  2. Almightyrastus

    Almightyrastus On the jazz.

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    Oh crap, then nothing'll work
     
  3. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Sadly, He might be our best option this time...
     
  4. David

    David μoʍ ɼouმ qᴉq λon ƨbԍuq ϝʁλᴉuმ ϝo ʁԍɑq ϝμᴉƨ

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    Lady Gaga is rumoured to announce her presidential bid tomorrow, with Bill Cosby following next week.
     
  5. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    John "I think I'm a suspect in a murder, but I'm on the run, because Belize cops are corrupt" McAfee?

    Wow. It's going a bit mental over there isn't it?
     
  6. Shangri-La

    Shangri-La What's a Dremel?

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    Fantastic news, hilarity will certainly ensue.
     
  7. bowman

    bowman Minimodder

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    But he was born in Scotland so I'm pretty sure he can't run..?
     
  8. David

    David μoʍ ɼouმ qᴉq λon ƨbԍuq ϝʁλᴉuმ ϝo ʁԍɑq ϝμᴉƨ

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    Read the article?
     
  9. Pete J

    Pete J Employed scum

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    You poor chaps really have a line up this year, don't you? :eeek: I was going to post something along the same lines.

    Is Obama running for President again? I really hope so.
     
  10. David

    David μoʍ ɼouმ qᴉq λon ƨbԍuq ϝʁλᴉuმ ϝo ʁԍɑq ϝμᴉƨ

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    Nope - two term limit for US presidents.
     
  11. mi1ez

    mi1ez Minimodder

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    Nope. Suddenly Kanye doesn't seem so bad...
     
  12. Cheapskate

    Cheapskate Insane? or just stupid?

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    Another millionaire looking to cash in on that cushy lifetime tax exemption? Sure, hop on board!
     
  13. MightyBenihana

    MightyBenihana Do or do not, there is no try

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    Lawrence Lessig or Bernie Sanders (or especially with Sanders as Lessig VP) is the US's best option. Nothing will get done whilst private money is so rampant. It has been shown that over the last 20 odd years that public opinion has no effect on policy whereas donor interests match almost perfectly with policies.

    Those two are the only ones not just speaking rhetoric to get elected, like Obama did.

    If you don't know about Lessig, he is running as a mandate candidate. If elected his only priority will be to remove private money from the political process. When it is done he will resign and his VP will take over.
     
  14. jb0

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    Given Congress will fight him tooth and nail on that... good luck.

    Also, who is his VP, since apparently that would be the guy ACTUALLY running for president?

    Alsoalso: Deez Nuts looked like a good candidate. Doing well in the opinion polls, too.
     

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