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Tue Nov 14, 2017, 07:32 PM

Cards Against Humanity buys land on Mexican border to block Trump's wall

Source: ABC News

CHICAGO (WLS) -- Cards Against Humanity, the "party game for terrible people" based in Chicago, has purchased a plot of land on the Mexican border and retained an eminent domain law firm to block the construction of President Trump's border wall.

"Donald Trump is a preposterous golem who is afraid of Mexicans. He is so afraid that he wants to build a twenty-billion dollar wall that everyone knows will accomplish nothing. So we've purchased a plot of vacant land on the border and retained a law firm specializing in eminent domain to make it as time-consuming and expensive as possible for the wall to get built," the company wrote on their website.

Cards Against Humanity purchased the land as part of their "Cards Against Humanity Saves America" holiday promotion. The holiday special costs $15 and features six "America-saving surprises" mailed to participants during the month of December.

The first gift features an illustrated map of the border land purchased, a certificate of the company's promise to fight the wall, and "other surprises."

Read more: http://abc7chicago.com/entertainment/cards-against-humanity-buys-land-on-mexican-border-to-block-trumps-wall/2648404/



BTW - check out their FAQ on the official website - it's hilarious!

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Reply Cards Against Humanity buys land on Mexican border to block Trump's wall (Original post)
Initech Nov 14 OP
Honeycombe8 Nov 14 #1
Initech Nov 14 #2
meadowlander Nov 14 #3
Bengus81 Nov 15 #19
Honeycombe8 Nov 15 #25
ArizonaLib Nov 14 #4
lapfog_1 Nov 14 #5
not fooled Nov 14 #6
emmett grogan Nov 14 #7
raven mad Nov 14 #8
Initech Nov 14 #10
raven mad Nov 14 #11
Initech Nov 14 #12
Hong Kong Cavalier Nov 15 #17
raven mad Nov 15 #27
snooper2 Nov 15 #21
JDC Nov 14 #9
emmadoggy Nov 14 #13
idahoblue Nov 14 #14
Initech Nov 15 #15
Nitram Nov 15 #16
LanternWaste Nov 15 #22
Nitram Thursday #28
Judi Lynn Nov 15 #18
malthaussen Nov 15 #20
LanternWaste Nov 15 #23
OriginalGeek Nov 15 #24
Gothmog Nov 15 #26

Response to Initech (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 07:39 PM

1. I think the fed can take any land they need thru eminent domain. nt

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Reply #1)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 07:41 PM

2. They hired eminent domain attorneys.

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Reply #1)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 07:44 PM

3. They have to prove it's for public use and offer just compensation though

and arguing about what is public use and what is fair compensation can tie it up in the courts for years.

Realistically though, depending on the size of the plot of land, the government could just as likely to build the wall around the plot to avoid delays.

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Response to Honeycombe8 (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 15, 2017, 09:22 AM

19. Bush.IDIOT did and that was just for a baseball stadium.........

How many did he run out and give them peanuts for their homes? Some if not all ended up suing his ass.

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Response to Bengus81 (Reply #19)

Wed Nov 15, 2017, 05:59 PM

25. They can sue all they want, and maybe hang it up. But they almost always lose...

although they may get more money. If the govt can show they need it....they've got it. That's what imminent domain is all about.

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 07:52 PM

4. National security

They can do whatever they want in the name of national security, which should be unconstitutional.

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 08:05 PM

5. Rut roh

My favorite Trump voting idiot relatives (niece and fiancee) LOVE that game...

now they will have to burn their card decks!

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 08:15 PM

6. "The government is being run by a toilet."

CardsAgainstHumanity

@CAH

The government is being run by a toilet. We have no choice... we are going to save America and attempt to keep our brand relevant in 2017

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 09:29 PM

8. You sucked me in, so I ordered a set!



That's another bunch of bucks NOT going to Repukes!

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Response to raven mad (Reply #8)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 09:33 PM

10. I have the original set. I'm definitely buying the expansion set!

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Response to Initech (Reply #10)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 09:50 PM

11. Wish it was also online play. Would that be a blast?

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Response to raven mad (Reply #11)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 09:56 PM

12. Hell yes!

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Response to raven mad (Reply #11)

Wed Nov 15, 2017, 08:27 AM

17. *coughs*

http://www.pretendyoure.xyz/zy/

It's a CaH clone with tons of decks and internet play. You can add sets from all of the expansions, plus some homemade ones, too.
You can also play with just your friends or complete strangers. Me and my friends across the country have been using this site for a year or more.

And based on the attitudes that the company has (they once set up a table with sets and a sign that said "Nobody is Watching this Booth" I think they're not going to object to this website.

http://cah.tumblr.com/post/159272559075/a-few-weeks-ago-we-exhibited-at-emerald-city

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Response to Hong Kong Cavalier (Reply #17)

Wed Nov 15, 2017, 10:58 PM

27. I had THOUGHT I'd seen similar........... long ago

and far far away!

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Response to raven mad (Reply #8)

Wed Nov 15, 2017, 10:09 AM

21. I would love to watch 10 DU'ers play that game

I remember one card had "Michelle Obama's Arms"

LOL

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 09:32 PM

9. Will buy immediately.

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 10:06 PM

13. Ha! I bought it

a couple weeks ago for a Christmas gift! Makes me even happier to have bought it, and now I may have to get an expansion pack!

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Tue Nov 14, 2017, 11:26 PM

14. Sold out!

😰😰😰😰

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Response to idahoblue (Reply #14)

Wed Nov 15, 2017, 12:50 AM

15. Blast! I should have got it when I had the chance!

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Wed Nov 15, 2017, 08:19 AM

16. Good luck fighting eminent domain.

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Response to Nitram (Reply #16)

Wed Nov 15, 2017, 10:22 AM

22. It's not predicated on luck as much as on due diligence, research and determination.

There are in fact, many examples of individuals, HOA's and farm co-ops successfully fighting eminent domain.

It's not predicated on luck as much as on due diligence, research and determination.

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Response to LanternWaste (Reply #22)

Thu Nov 16, 2017, 10:32 AM

28. When it comes to a matter of national security,

the courts tend to defer to the Federal government. The issue will be framed as a matter of national security.

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Wed Nov 15, 2017, 09:19 AM

18. Cards Against Humanity versus Trump's US-Mexico border wall

By Sherie Ryder
BBC UGC and Social News

Board and card games can be fun, challenging and keep family and friends occupied. But one rather risqué game has recently embarked on a more politically strategic challenge.

Cards Against Humanity - "a party game for horrible people," according to its creators - has been mentioned in over 14,000 tweets, at time of writing, after revealing it had purchased a plot of land on the US border with Mexico.

The company is known for self-aware stunts, such as launching a pink edition of the game for women and raising $95,000 (£72,000) to dig a hole for no reason.

More:
http://www.bbc.com/news/blogs-trending-41995362


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Response to Initech (Original post)

Wed Nov 15, 2017, 09:41 AM

20. Two words: eminent domain.

A nice gesture, though.

-- Mal

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Response to malthaussen (Reply #20)

Wed Nov 15, 2017, 10:24 AM

23. A gesture with a follow-through.

A gesture with a follow-through. Eminent Domain is not absolute and has been defeated time and time again on local, state and federal levels.

A nice post, though.

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Wed Nov 15, 2017, 05:42 PM

24. My wife just texted me mad as hell

she missed the announcement of the Christmas pack and now it's too late to get it. It was in her email yesterday but she didn't look at email yesterday. This will be the first bonus/holiday pack we've missed in years.

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Response to Initech (Original post)

Wed Nov 15, 2017, 06:27 PM

26. This will be fun to watch

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