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Monday, March 11, 2019

As part of his Twitter thread, Rubio wrote: "Today another transformer explosion at the German Dam in Bolivar State caused another massive blackout. The result? Critically ill patients have died, the #Caracas metro remains out of service & few if any flights have arrived at or departed from Caracas in over 20 hours." One problem: The "German Dam" in the tweet isn't a dam at all, but rather the name of a journalist who is covering the outages, as pointed out by Germán Dam himself. "Senator @marcorubio, an important transformer exploded in Bolívar and that, in part, again collapsed the Venezuelan Electric System; however it was not in a dam, much less german. My name is Germán Dam, I am one of the journalists who published the information," he wrote.

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Any word yet whether Germán Dam caused the explosion?

#1 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2019-03-11 09:37 AM | Reply | Funny: 2

Give the kid a break

He's 10

#2 | Posted by ChiefTutMoses at 2019-03-11 11:50 AM | Reply | Funny: 1

I still have a vivid memory of the potato - e

"Make sure you put the "e" on it Dan Quayle

#3 | Posted by lfthndthrds at 2019-03-11 01:30 PM | Reply

Oh poor Lil Marco.

So craven to get that oil to the Koch's he will make a fool of himself to do so.

#4 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-03-11 02:40 PM | Reply

more than 20 centuries ago?????????????????????

"Of the many responsibilities granted to a president by our Constitution, few are more serious or more consequential than selecting a Supreme Court justice. The members of our highest court are granted life tenure, often serving long after the presidents who appointed them. And they are charged with the vital task of applying principles put to paper more than 20 centuries ago to some of the most difficult questions of our time." - Barack Obama

#5 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-03-11 05:53 PM | Reply

"more than 20 centuries ago?????????????????????" - #5 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-03-11 05:53 PM

That's right, sni. More than 2,000 years ago:

Foundations of American Government

[snip] Where did this democratic tradition truly begin? The ideas and practices that led to the development of the American democratic republic owe a debt to the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome, the Protestant Reformation, and Gutenberg's printing press.

You really should learn when you should just keep your ignorant mouth shut.

You're welcome, sni.

#6 | Posted by Hans at 2019-03-11 05:58 PM | Reply

Sniper, you do realize that those "Christian Values" that the Right-wing pretends to care about are also over 20 centuries old? 20 centuries=2000 years.

#7 | Posted by TFDNihilist at 2019-03-12 05:45 AM | Reply

"more than 20 centuries ago?????????????????????" - #5 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-03-11 05:53 PM

That's right, sni. More than 2,000 years ago:

#6 | Posted by Hans

I didn't know the USA has been around that long.

I guess the ancient civilization of Greece had a supreme court? What are you actualy talking about?

#8 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-03-12 01:22 PM | Reply

"I didn't know the USA has been around that long." - #8 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-03-12 01:22 PM

No one said it has, sni.

But what part of...

The ideas and practices that led to the development of the American democratic republic owe a debt to the ancient civilizations of Greece and Rome...
...do you not understand, sni?

"I guess the ancient civilization of Greece had a supreme court?"

As a matter of fact, they did.

It was called Ἡλιαία.

Each day you look stupider and stupider.

#9 | Posted by Hans at 2019-03-12 01:41 PM | Reply

You many like this one better hands.

"I have made good judgments in the past. I have made good judgments in the future." - Barack Obama

I guess it is only republicans that make gaffs.

#10 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-03-12 01:58 PM | Reply

Wow hands.......... I almost forgot to insult you back. Pull your head out.

#11 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-03-12 02:00 PM | Reply

"I have made good judgments in the past. I have made good judgments in the future." - Barack Obama" - #10 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-03-12 01:58 PM

That was Republican Dan Quayle who said that, sni.

Each day you look stupider and stupider.

#12 | Posted by Hans at 2019-03-12 02:05 PM | Reply

And repearted by little o.

#13 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-03-12 07:29 PM | Reply

"And repearted by little o." - #13 | Posted by Sniper at 2019-03-12 07:29 PM

You're quite the unsophisticated little liar, sni.

#14 | Posted by Hans at 2019-03-12 07:36 PM | Reply

When it comes to channeling Dan Quayle, Sniper has precise precision, no doubt.

#15 | Posted by NerfHerder at 2019-03-12 08:59 PM | Reply | Funny: 2

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