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trustbutverify 30th January 2021 12:16 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Susheel (Post 13378501)
The only hope is that many of the sensible republican electorate will move away from the party.

81% Of Republican voters currently hold a favorable view of Donald Trump. I predict that number will climb in the next six months. That sensible electorate is shrinking by the hour.

Minoosh 30th January 2021 12:27 AM

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Originally Posted by trustbutverify (Post 13378511)
81% Of Republican voters currently hold a favorable view of Donald Trump. I predict that number will climb in the next six months. That sensible electorate is shrinking by the hour.

Well, that's fewer than the "95 percent" Trump kept claiming. Some of that may be occurring because of the non-crazies leaving the Republican Party.

smartcooky 30th January 2021 12:28 AM

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Originally Posted by dudalb (Post 13378411)
A couple of Dems have introduced a bill to expel Taylor Green from the House.
Just for show, folks.
The Dems WANT Taylor Green to stay right where she is; she is doing more damage to the GOP then the Dems could hope to do in a hundred years.

I don't agree, but not because your thought process as regard the damage she is doing to the GOP is not a valid one, but rather because IMO, there is a more pressing issue.

There are a number of Dems, particularly AOC, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, and others who have been the targets of racism and other vile rhetoric by Trump and his minions, who are genuinely, physically afraid of her. MTG is a gun nut, she has a gun in her office and has tried to get into the chamber with it, and on top of that, she has previously threatened to kill Democrat Congresspeople, thought it was a good idea to put a bullet in Nancy Pelosi's head, and to top all that off, she is a totally unstable nutcase with absolute, blind fealty to her Dear Leader.

Skeptic Ginger 30th January 2021 12:51 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Horatius (Post 13378473)
Bull ****. The Dems have seen exactly how much damage having nutbags like her in positions of power can cause. Trying to get her the **** out of congress isn't "politics as usual", it's critical to the survival of the US as a democracy.

I do think it's important to take a stand. She pretty much made death threats on her colleagues, or at least condoned them. This stuff is like an infection, you can't just ignore it, seriously, death threats.

It would be cynical if this were just to make the GOP look bad. They do that all by themselves.

Skeptic Ginger 30th January 2021 12:55 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by smartcooky (Post 13378517)
I don't agree, but not because your thought process as regard the damage she is doing to the GOP is not a valid one, but rather because IMO, there is a more pressing issue.

There are a number of Dems, particularly AOC, Rashida Tlaib and Ilhan Omar, and others who have been the targets of racism and other vile rhetoric by Trump and his minions, who are genuinely, physically afraid of her. MTG is a gun nut, she has a gun in her office and has tried to get into the chamber with it, and on top of that, she has previously threatened to kill Democrat Congresspeople, thought it was a good idea to put a bullet in Nancy Pelosi's head, and to top all that off, she is a totally unstable nutcase with absolute, blind fealty to her Dear Leader.

That too ^. You can't just turn a blind eye to this stuff when it gets this bad.

Stacyhs 30th January 2021 01:00 AM

The GOP has become so bat**** crazy that they've become unpredictable. I've pretty much given up trying to predict what they'll do in any situation.

The Don 30th January 2021 01:04 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Stacyhs (Post 13378528)
The GOP has become so bat**** crazy that they've become unpredictable. I've pretty much given up trying to predict what they'll do in any situation.

And yet they still have the majority of state legislatures band governorships, and get close to half the votes nationally so they must appeal to a lot of Americans.

They're that way because that's what a significant minority of people want.

Stacyhs 30th January 2021 01:12 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Don (Post 13378534)
And yet they still have the majority of state legislatures band governorships, and get close to half the votes nationally so they must appeal to a lot of Americans.

They're that way because that's what a significant minority of people want.

I know. I think a lot of it is because they like conservatism but not Trump. That is reflected in the last election. Trump lost but the GOP did well in the down ballot votes. Personally, I don't get it but I'm not a conservative.

Norman Alexander 30th January 2021 01:57 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Stacyhs (Post 13378536)
I know. I think a lot of it is because they like conservatism but not Trump. That is reflected in the last election. Trump lost but the GOP did well in the down ballot votes. Personally, I don't get it but I'm not a conservative.

It's the long-held US opinion that guns and violence solve problems, rather than create them. This is not necessarily a GOP-only view either. MTG is a typical example of this. Her "solution" to all her perceived problems consists pretty much completely of violence and/or bullets. She is not alone in this in Congress either. There's other Congress people who are equally sold on this same idea.

trustbutverify 30th January 2021 06:54 AM

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Originally Posted by Norman Alexander (Post 13378543)
It's the long-held US opinion that guns and violence solve problems, rather than create them. This is not necessarily a GOP-only view either. MTG is a typical example of this. Her "solution" to all her perceived problems consists pretty much completely of violence and/or bullets. She is not alone in this in Congress either. There's other Congress people who are equally sold on this same idea.

The problem isn't just MTG's strategy for solving problems... it's her strategy for deciding on what is a problem. Having scumbags in congress is bad; having mentally ill scumbags in congress is worse. Having one of the two major parties dominated by mentally ill scumbags is gruesome.

Tero 30th January 2021 07:17 AM

The nerve of that woman: not wearing a mask, turning that to a BLM rule:
https://amp.usatoday.com/amp/4318568001

dmaker 30th January 2021 09:37 AM

It seems that MTG had a great meeting with Trump this morning:

https://twitter.com/mtgreenee/status...37456351866883


"
I had a GREAT call with my all time favorite POTUS, President Trump!

I’m so grateful for his support and more importantly the people of this country are absolutely 100% loyal to him because he is 100% loyal to the people and America First.

... You can never beat him because We The People have his back.

The blood thirsty media and the socialists hate America. Democrats are attacking me now just like they always attack President Trump.

I can promise you this...
I won’t back down. I’ll never apologize. And I’ll always keep fighting for the people.

For me, it’s America First!!!

Any elected politician that isn’t putting America First doesn’t deserve their position or the people’s trust.

America Last policies are policies for sell outs and losers!

In these divisive times, real leaders must be determined and strong to be able to withstand the rabid mob that preys on weakness in order to get their way, which is to destroy our country.


Yes there is an enemy within.

And that enemy is a poisonous rot of socialist policies and America last sell outs who are pompous hypocrites that believe they are untouchable elites.

They condoned devastating shutdowns while the rules didn’t apply to them who wined and dined maskless, while the masses have been left in ruins.

They promoted, supported, cheered, and funded deadly violent Antifa/BLM riots that burned cities, attacked our police...

...hurt innocent people, and terrorized Americans.

While I along with all Republicans denounced the Capitol attack and were victims inside as well, our Democrat colleagues try to lie and blame us for violence we had nothing to do with and have condemned all along.

After the Capitol attack, 30,000 National Guard were brought in to secure the Capitol and protect the elites. Yet where was this type of protection for all of the people and American cities that have been ravaged over the last year?

...Where is the outrage for the regular people who were left to endure the Democrat riots with no one swooping in to save the day?

They only care about themselves.

This is why I will never back down and will stand up against the never ending blood thirsty mob who has addicted their followers to hate, in order to everything I can to protect our freedoms.

I’m so thankful to say the people have my back and I will always have theirs. "




It sounds like perhaps MTG loaned her phone to Trump while visiting....

dudalb 30th January 2021 09:41 AM

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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger (Post 13378525)
That too ^. You can't just turn a blind eye to this stuff when it gets this bad.

Oh, Taylor Green should be expelled, but, realistically ,it has zero chance of suceeding, and I don't beleive in spending large amounts of time and effort on meaningless symbolic gestures.
Something a lot of ideologues on both sides of the spectrum are addicted to.
Regardless, the expel motion is a waste of time that will go nowhere.

dudalb 30th January 2021 09:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Norman Alexander (Post 13378543)
It's the long-held US opinion that guns and violence solve problems, rather than create them. This is not necessarily a GOP-only view either. MTG is a typical example of this. Her "solution" to all her perceived problems consists pretty much completely of violence and/or bullets. She is not alone in this in Congress either. There's other Congress people who are equally sold on this same idea.

I am a gun owner, and I think Taylor Green in batcrap crazy. I do not like the blanket condemantion of gun ownership.

Resume 30th January 2021 09:53 AM

I don't know what everyone's getting all excited about; Kevin McCarthy is going to have a talk with her. Right after Diaper Don tells him what to say.

She's not going anywhere and may very well be one of the new leading voices in the House GOP, along with Cawthorn, and Hawley.

dmaker 30th January 2021 09:57 AM

I agree with Resume. People like her do not ever shut up.

Bob001 30th January 2021 10:23 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dudalb (Post 13378792)
I am a gun owner, and I think Taylor Green in batcrap crazy. I do not like the blanket condemantion of gun ownership.

Responsible gun owners recognize that firearms are tools, with legitimate purposes and subject to reasonable restrictions. The crazies think guns are a political philosophy.

dudalb 30th January 2021 10:27 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Resume (Post 13378800)
I don't know what everyone's getting all excited about; Kevin McCarthy is going to have a talk with her. Right after Diaper Don tells him what to say.

She's not going anywhere and may very well be one of the new leading voices in the House GOP, along with Cawthorn, and Hawley.

Hawley is in the Senate.

Skeptic Ginger 30th January 2021 12:10 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dmaker (Post 13378779)
It seems that MTG had a great meeting with Trump this morning:

https://twitter.com/mtgreenee/status...37456351866883
[snip]


It sounds like perhaps MTG loaned her phone to Trump while visiting....

So much projection....


Marjorie Taylor Greene suspended from Twitter after telling Trump supporters to ‘mobilise’
Quote:

Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene was suspended from Twitter for 12 hours after sending out a now-deleted tweet telling Trump supporters to "mobilize". ProPublica preserved the deleted tweet, which said: "I encourage all Americans, not just the 75 million people who voted for President Trump, to mobilize and make your voices heard in opposition to these attacks on our liberties."

She was suspended after also tweeting misinformation about election fraud. A Twitter spokesperson told NPR that Ms Greene "has been temporarily locked out for multiple violations of our civic integrity policy".
She needs to be arrested.

Norman Alexander 30th January 2021 12:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dudalb (Post 13378792)
I am a gun owner, and I think Taylor Green in batcrap crazy. I do not like the blanket condemantion of gun ownership.

Not what I said. Please read again so we don't get derailed.

What I said was that it's an attitude problem for many US gun owners especially ones like MTG, the belief that guns and violence solve all problems. It leads to the ultra-macho poseurs like MTG and the craziness she is promoting in Congress. Anywhere else in the world, she would be considered a violence risk to the public and dealt with accordingly.

What I did NOT say was a blanket condemnation of gun ownership. That is not my view.

Norman Alexander 30th January 2021 12:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger (Post 13378938)
She needs to be arrested.

Perhaps that is what she is angling for. She is fast becoming the female Donald Trump malignant narcissist. So the headlines and provocation would be all she needs to gain even more notoriety, which is her goal.

What she really needs is to be removed from public office for psychiatric reasons. She needs a long stint in a mental institute. As does Donny.

zorro99 30th January 2021 12:51 PM

Politics
How Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, promoter of QAnon’s baseless theories, rose with support from key Republicans

By
Michael Kranish,
Reis Thebault and
Stephanie McCrummen
Jan. 30, 2021 at 12:17 p.m. EST

As Marjorie Taylor Greene entered a runoff last year to be the Republican nominee for a U.S. House seat in Georgia, her opponent sounded the alarm. He warned top party officials that she had made a series of dangerous, baseless claims, and that she would tear apart the GOP if she won.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...96e_story.html


trustbutverify 30th January 2021 12:54 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dmaker (Post 13378779)
I can promise you this...
I won’t back down. I’ll never apologize. And I’ll always keep fighting for the people.

I have to wonder why she's been scrubbing her social media history. What is she ashamed of? I thought she never backs down.

eerok 30th January 2021 01:21 PM

This is probably the kind of thing from her past that she wants to bury.

Marjorie Taylor Greene shared an anti-Muslim video that portrays Jewish people as trying to destroy Europe through immigration [mediamatters.org]
Quote:

Less than two years ago, right-wing commentator and Republican House candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene shared an anti-refugee video and claimed that ďthis is what the UN wants all over the world.Ē The Greene-promoted video features anti-Muslim propaganda, quotes an anti-Semitic Holocaust denier saying that ďZionist supremacists have schemed to promote immigration and miscegenationĒ and, as one reporter wrote, ďimplies that Jews are at the heart of a project to destroy Europe as we know it.Ē

The video, which originated on the far-right message board 8chan in 2015, has been celebrated by neo-Nazis and white supremacists.

Elagabalus 30th January 2021 02:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dmaker (Post 13378779)
It seems that MTG had a great meeting with Trump this morning:

https://twitter.com/mtgreenee/status...37456351866883


"
I had a GREAT call with my all time favorite POTUS, President Trump!

Iím so grateful for his support and more importantly the people of this country are absolutely 100% loyal to him because he is 100% loyal to the people and America First.

... You can never beat him because We The People have his back.

The blood thirsty media and the socialists hate America. Democrats are attacking me now just like they always attack President Trump.

I can promise you this...
I wonít back down. Iíll never apologize. And Iíll always keep fighting for the people.

For me, itís America First!!!

Any elected politician that isnít putting America First doesnít deserve their position or the peopleís trust.

America Last policies are policies for sell outs and losers!

In these divisive times, real leaders must be determined and strong to be able to withstand the rabid mob that preys on weakness in order to get their way, which is to destroy our country.


Yes there is an enemy within.

And that enemy is a poisonous rot of socialist policies and America last sell outs who are pompous hypocrites that believe they are untouchable elites.

They condoned devastating shutdowns while the rules didnít apply to them who wined and dined maskless, while the masses have been left in ruins.

They promoted, supported, cheered, and funded deadly violent Antifa/BLM riots that burned cities, attacked our police...

...hurt innocent people, and terrorized Americans.

While I along with all Republicans denounced the Capitol attack and were victims inside as well, our Democrat colleagues try to lie and blame us for violence we had nothing to do with and have condemned all along.

After the Capitol attack, 30,000 National Guard were brought in to secure the Capitol and protect the elites. Yet where was this type of protection for all of the people and American cities that have been ravaged over the last year?

...Where is the outrage for the regular people who were left to endure the Democrat riots with no one swooping in to save the day?

They only care about themselves.

This is why I will never back down and will stand up against the never ending blood thirsty mob who has addicted their followers to hate, in order to everything I can to protect our freedoms.

Iím so thankful to say the people have my back and I will always have theirs. "




It sounds like perhaps MTG loaned her phone to Trump while visiting....

This is straight out of the OANN/Qtard playbook.

Dems are evil socialist. check
They support Antifa/BLM. check
False equivalence to Capitol Riot and BLM/Antifa riots. check
Golly, we're just Patriots, what did we do? check

Quote:

...While I along with all Republicans denounced the Capitol attack and were victims inside as well, our Democrat colleagues try to lie and blame us for violence we had nothing to do with and have condemned all along...
From a Lib 0ANN commenter (in reference to Josh Hawley).
Nothing says "I don't support a violent mob" like raising your fist and pumping it while looking straight at them.

shemp 30th January 2021 06:00 PM

Here's Every Disturbing Conspiracy Marjorie Taylor Greene Believes In

Wouldn't it be quicker to just list the ones she doesn't believe in?

Skeptic Ginger 30th January 2021 06:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by shemp (Post 13379220)
Here's Every Disturbing Conspiracy Marjorie Taylor Greene Believes In

Wouldn't it be quicker to just list the ones she doesn't believe in?

Quote:

A QAnon believer before QAnon began ó Six weeks before the anonymous Q posted the first message on 4chan that kicked off the QAnon conspiracy, Greene was spreading conspiracy theories about Democrats being involved in satanism and pedophilia.
OMG she's Q!

:jaw-dropp

:sdl:

Stacyhs 30th January 2021 06:36 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Norman Alexander (Post 13378543)
It's the long-held US opinion that guns and violence solve problems, rather than create them. This is not necessarily a GOP-only view either. MTG is a typical example of this. Her "solution" to all her perceived problems consists pretty much completely of violence and/or bullets. She is not alone in this in Congress either. There's other Congress people who are equally sold on this same idea.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Norman Alexander (Post 13378954)
Not what I said. Please read again so we don't get derailed.

What I said was that it's an attitude problem for many US gun owners especially ones like MTG, the belief that guns and violence solve all problems. It leads to the ultra-macho poseurs like MTG and the craziness she is promoting in Congress. Anywhere else in the world, she would be considered a violence risk to the public and dealt with accordingly.

What I did NOT say was a blanket condemnation of gun ownership. That is not my view.

While I agree with your statement that it's true for MANY, indeed a sizeable amount of Americans, your first statement was all encompassing while your second only said "many". That is an important distinction.

I've never understood the American fascination with guns and never will. Guns and the death and violence they represent repel me. Hunting for food I understand. Hunting for pleasure disgusts me.

Trebuchet 30th January 2021 06:40 PM

I have to admit I'm loving this. She's the best thing to happen to the Republican Party since Trump himself!

Stacyhs 30th January 2021 07:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Trebuchet (Post 13379246)
I have to admit I'm loving this. She's the best thing to happen to the Republican Party since Trump himself!

Yep! Just when you think the GOP can't get any crazier than Trump, along come MTG and Boebert.

The GOP: the crazy that just keeps on giving.

Boebert as quite the record of misbehaving:

https://nypost.com/2021/01/16/gop-re...ed-up-arrests/

trustbutverify 30th January 2021 07:53 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by eerok (Post 13379036)
This is probably the kind of thing from her past that she wants to bury.

Marjorie Taylor Greene shared an anti-Muslim video that portrays Jewish people as trying to destroy Europe through immigration [mediamatters.org]

I'm aware of what she wants to bury... my question is why? Isn't she a champion for free speech and telling it like it is, and transparency in government, and saying what she means and meaning what she says, and not giving in to the politically correct elitist media no matter what? I thought she couldn't be intimated like all those career corporate politicians are. What changed?

Stacyhs 30th January 2021 07:56 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by trustbutverify (Post 13379310)
I'm aware of what she wants to bury... my question is why? Isn't she a champion for free speech and telling it like it is, and transparency in government, and saying what she means and meaning what she says, and not giving in to the politically correct elitist media no matter what? I thought she couldn't be intimated like all those career corporate politicians are. What changed?

Just a wild guess......

she's a lying hypocrite?

trustbutverify 30th January 2021 08:16 PM

I was gonna say sniveling coward, but I guess lying hypocrite is also acceptable.

Skeptic Ginger 30th January 2021 08:32 PM

I'm going with, she was told to shut her mouth and unlike Trump, she is intimidated by the GOP leaders giving her advice.

dudalb 30th January 2021 09:05 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by shemp (Post 13379220)
Here's Every Disturbing Conspiracy Marjorie Taylor Greene Believes In

Wouldn't it be quicker to just list the ones she doesn't believe in?

Somehow she had not signed on to the Moon Hoax crap....but she might come around on that one as well.
I could quibble that some of what they list..like wanting to shoot Nancy Pelosi...is technically not a conspriacy but it's sure as hell dangerous and batcrap crazy.

dudalb 30th January 2021 09:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Trebuchet (Post 13379246)
I have to admit I'm loving this. She's the best thing to happen to the Republican Party since Trump himself!

Sure you don't mean Demoractic Pary instead of Republcqn?

smartcooky 30th January 2021 09:19 PM

I wonder if Stoopid & Stoopider have signed up for this one?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlTrFILCB6I

(3min 30 sec)

NOTE: Its too complicated to give a summary, so here's the video description.
"Even though Joe Biden is the President and Trump is now a private citizen, plenty of Trump supporters still believe that this is all just a ruse and that Trump will now be inaugurated on March 4th. These crazed Trump supporters have now teamed up with a different group of nuts, and the combined brain power of these two groups wouldn't even be enough to turn on a light bulb. Ring of Fire's Farron Cousins explains what's happening."

dudalb 30th January 2021 09:28 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by smartcooky (Post 13379372)
I wonder if Stoopid & Stoopider have signed up for this one?

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlTrFILCB6I

(3min 30 sec)

NOTE: Its too complicated to give a summary, so here's the video description.
"Even though Joe Biden is the President and Trump is now a private citizen, plenty of Trump supporters still believe that this is all just a ruse and that Trump will now be inaugurated on March 4th. These crazed Trump supporters have now teamed up with a different group of nuts, and the combined brain power of these two groups wouldn't even be enough to turn on a light bulb. Ring of Fire's Farron Cousins explains what's happening."

Don't tell me let me guess:

These Morons has a batcrap crazy theory that the 20th Amendment is somehow not legal, right?

Trebuchet 30th January 2021 10:38 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dudalb (Post 13379380)
Don't tell me let me guess:



These Morons has a batcrap crazy theory that the 20th Amendment is somehow not legal, right?

Yup. Or even farther back. Trump will be the 17th president or some such.

smartcooky 31st January 2021 01:00 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by dudalb (Post 13379380)
Don't tell me let me guess:

These Morons has a batcrap crazy theory that the 20th Amendment is somehow not legal, right?

In part, yes.

Apparently it has something to with something that happened in 1933, and something else that happened back in 1871, and Donald Trump will the 17th president of the US because all the presidencies after Abraham Lincoln were illegal and invalid

Whatever it is, its right up there in whackadoodle territory.


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