US Message Board - Political Discussion Forum

    1. Introduce Yourself

      New to the site? Drop in, say hello and tell us a little bit about yourself.
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    2. Announcements and Feedback

      Announcements from USMB staff, also post your feedback and questions here. FLAMING PROHIBITED. USMB Lounge rules apply.
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    1. Politics

      Discuss government policies and candidates...
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    2. Current Events

      Current News and Events
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    3. Clean Debate Zone

      The Clean Debate Zone is to be used for the clean debating of Government Policies, Candidates, Current News and Events ONLY. No personal attacks, name calling, flaming etc is allowed in this section.
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      WinterBorn Latest: Brown Case Shows Need for Street Cameras WinterBorn, Aug 22, 2014 at 5:35 AM
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    4. Congress

      The latest greatest antics of our elected representatives.
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      Flanders Latest: Congressional Muscle Flanders, Aug 21, 2014 at 12:44 PM
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    5. Election Forums

      General Discussion Forum for Topics Dealing with the Upcoming Election. Discussions That Include Election Debates and Polls Go Here Along with Topics Dealing with Local, State, and National Elections
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    6. Healthcare/Insurance/Govt Healthcare

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      Androw Latest: "O-Care Premiums to Skyrocket"? Androw, Aug 21, 2014 at 9:42 PM
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    7. ObamaCare

      The ObamaCare forum contains Questions, Discussions, FAQs, and help regarding the health insurance marketplace and the affordable care act.
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      LoneLaugher Latest: Once opposed to ACA, now a convert LoneLaugher, Aug 21, 2014 at 5:44 PM
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    8. Media

      Media personalities, coverage, etc
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      pismoe Latest: Am I the only person who likes ALL these guys? pismoe, Aug 21, 2014 at 10:06 PM
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    9. Immigration/Illegal Immigration

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      Matthew Latest: It really gets down to this Matthew, Aug 21, 2014 at 10:16 PM
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    10. Stock Market

      Investing in the stock market. Stocks, ETFs, Mutual funds and more.
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      rightwinger Latest: Markets might drop by 50%? rightwinger, Aug 21, 2014 at 4:03 PM
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    11. Law and Justice System

      For those who want to speak about legal issues
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      Disir Latest: I Confronted the Man Whose Crime Put Me in Prison Disir, Aug 22, 2014 at 6:54 AM
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    12. Environment

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    13. Education

      Past US events and the basis for our future
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      regent Latest: The Myth That Refuses To Die regent, Aug 21, 2014 at 7:29 PM
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    14. Energy

      Oil, Drilling & Alternative Energies
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      LoneLaugher Latest: Got 8 Minutes? LoneLaugher, Aug 22, 2014 at 5:33 AM
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    15. Economy

      Discuss economic policy and wallstreet
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      gipper Latest: Job Market Starts to Favor Workers gipper, Aug 22, 2014 at 8:38 AM
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    16. Science and Technology

      Developments that shape how we live our lives
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      P F Tinmore Latest: This is a deceptively simple-looking radio. P F Tinmore, Aug 22, 2014 at 1:40 AM
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    17. Religion and Ethics

      Religion, Philosophy and the discussion of right and wrong
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      Goddess_Ashtara Latest: Atheism: Dispelling the Stigma Goddess_Ashtara, Aug 22, 2014 at 8:33 AM
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    18. History

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    19. Health and Lifestyle

      Physical, Mental, Relationship Issues
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      Care4all Latest: War Weariness Care4all, Aug 22, 2014 at 8:41 AM
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    20. Military

      Armed force strategies, news and comments
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      Peach Latest: Saratoga-RIP Peach, Aug 22, 2014 at 8:23 AM
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    21. Conspiracy Theories

      Jesse Ventura is welcome here
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    22. Race Relations/Racism

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      Sallow Latest: Was Michael Brown Really Unarmed? Nope. Sallow, Aug 22, 2014 at 8:41 AM
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    23. Tea Party

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      Flanders Latest: Hillary’s Little Bighorn Flanders, Aug 16, 2014 at 10:00 AM
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    1. General Global Topics

      Global policy discussion...
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      protectionist Latest: EXTERMINATE ISIS NOW! protectionist, Aug 22, 2014 at 12:31 AM
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    2. Wikileaks

      Discussion forum about Wikileaks. Post your articles, opinions, questions and answers here. Discuss and debate.
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    3. Australia

      Australian News, Current Events, and General Discussion
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    4. Africa

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    5. Asia

      Discuss Asian politics/policies...
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    6. Canada

      Latest news and info...
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      tinydancer Latest: Canadians Can't Get Fresh Food? tinydancer, Aug 18, 2014 at 10:18 PM
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    7. Europe

      European discussion...
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    8. Iraq

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      usmcstinger Latest: ISIS captures Mossul Dam, towns, oilfields usmcstinger, Aug 20, 2014 at 8:31 AM
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    9. Iran

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      JoeB131 Latest: Thanks to Obama, Iran’s Economy Is Booming JoeB131, Aug 20, 2014 at 4:51 PM
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    10. Israel and Palestine

      Thoughts in this conflict?
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      Phoenall Latest: Under the Hamas dictatorship. Phoenall, Aug 22, 2014 at 8:43 AM
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    11. Latin America

      Latest news and info from Latin America. All general discussions involving Latin America also go here.
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    12. Middle East - General

      General discussion about the Middle East. Middle East Forum
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    1. Area 51

      Supporting Member break room. Take a break from the regular forums and relax. SM's only. WARNING: This forum does not exist. USMB and its staff will deny its existence.
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      Mr. H. Latest: SETI: Aliens "almost definitely" out there. Mr. H., Aug 21, 2014 at 7:02 PM
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    2. General Discussion

      Talk about anything...none of it matters here.
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      martybegan Latest: STATUTORY RAPE !!! martybegan, Aug 22, 2014 at 8:44 AM
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    3. USMB Lounge

      The USMB Lounge is an off-topic forum free of Political, Religious and Party related topics. Leave the flame throwers and grudges at the door. That means no negging either. Welcome and have fun!!
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      Peach Latest: For Likes Sake: Let Your Like Shine Free Peach, Aug 22, 2014 at 8:11 AM
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    4. USMB Mafia Zone

      USMB Mafia Zone is a dedicated forum to the message board game MafiaScum. Lynching's and night kills are a regular occurrence...have fun!!
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    5. Reviews

      Review your favorite movies, books...
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      pismoe Latest: KIDS BOOKS , which ones ?? pismoe, Aug 21, 2014 at 1:15 PM
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    6. The Bull Ring

      One on One/Team Debate Forum. The Bull Ring is READ-ONLY and open to participants only. Please review the guidelines for this forum HERE.
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      Listening Latest: TNHarley and rightwinger Listening, Aug 1, 2014
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    7. Humor

      Post your jokes here!
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      ChrisL Latest: Funny Pictures Thread! ChrisL, Aug 22, 2014 at 12:12 AM
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    1. Automotive Forum

      Welcome to the Automotive Forum on USMB! Car Talk, Truck Talk, Classics, Performance and more!
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      Where_r_my_Keys Latest: Classic cars, hotrods and bikes Where_r_my_Keys, Aug 21, 2014 at 8:51 PM
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    2. Arts & Crafts

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      Vikrant Latest: US clothing store Gap to set up in India Vikrant, Aug 21, 2014 at 10:56 PM
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    3. Computers

      Software, Hardware, Games, Internet
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      Synthaholic Latest: New Laptop... Synthaholic, Aug 21, 2014 at 10:53 PM
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    4. Food & Wine

      Discuss favorite foods, wines and recipes
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      martybegan Latest: Well? What did you have for dinner tonight?? martybegan, Aug 22, 2014 at 6:23 AM
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    5. Firearms

      Firearms Forum. General discussion of Long Rifles, Shot Guns and Handguns.
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      The Rabbi Latest: Colt 6920 Arriving The Rabbi, Aug 22, 2014 at 7:00 AM
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    6. Gardening and Landscaping

      Gardening and Landscape Forum. Anything and everything to do with gardening and landscaping.
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      Venetia Rose Latest: All Kinds of Swimming Pools Venetia Rose, Aug 22, 2014 at 1:55 AM
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    7. Motorcycles

      Whether you ride a Harley, Yamaha, Indian, Ducati, Kawasaki, Aprillia or any other make. This forum is for you.
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      Jarlaxle Latest: When it Gets Crazy Jarlaxle, Aug 12, 2014
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    8. Music

      Chat about your favorite musicians, albums...
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      Pogo Latest: songs that "kick" Pogo, Aug 22, 2014 at 12:59 AM
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    9. Paranormal

      General Discussions on the Paranormal.
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      boedicca Latest: Thigh Bone Found On Mars boedicca, Aug 21, 2014 at 7:38 PM
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    10. Pets

      Pictures of your pets and discussion
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      Vigilante Latest: Siamese fighting fish Vigilante, Aug 21, 2014 at 11:04 PM
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    11. Philosophy

      General discussions on Philosophy. Philosophy is distinguished from other ways of addressing such problems by its critical, generally systematic approach and its reliance on rational argument.
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    12. Photography and Imaging

      Discuss cameras, techniques, graphic arts and share your creations
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      Mr. H. Latest: Celebrate America For Once : Pictorial Mr. H., Aug 18, 2014 at 8:55 PM
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    13. Sports

      Talk about your favorite team!
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      WinterBorn Latest: GEAUX Tigers! 2014 WinterBorn, Aug 22, 2014 at 7:20 AM
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    14. Travel

      General Discussions on the pros and cons of travel in various countries and/or states. Travel Forum should be used to share personal experiences as well.
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      ninja007 Latest: Freight ship travel from US to Africa? ninja007, Aug 22, 2014 at 1:23 AM
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    15. TV Forum

      Discussions for TV Shows, Movies, etc.
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    16. The Outdoors

      Fishing, Hunting, Camping, Hiking...
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      Mr. H. Latest: Incredible natural optical illusions Mr. H., Aug 21, 2014 at 6:59 PM
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    17. Writing

      Poems, stories, anything you've written that you'd like to share
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      shart_attack Latest: fun with oxymorons shart_attack, Aug 19, 2014 at 11:30 PM
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    18. XBox/Playstation/Nintendo Wii

      Welcome to the Gamers Corner. XBox 360, Xbox One, Playstation (1-4) and Wii Forum
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      Goddess_Ashtara Latest: Favorite RPG? & why? Goddess_Ashtara, Aug 21, 2014 at 10:43 PM
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