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Ladewig 10th October 2020 10:54 PM

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Originally Posted by shemp (Post 13253701)
It’d be hard to pick the 10 stupidest things he has said today.

Sadly true.

Stacyhs 11th October 2020 12:03 AM

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Originally Posted by The Atheist (Post 13254097)
:dl:

Not many people can be endorsed by both the KKK and the Taliban.

When you add in Kim Jung-Un, Vladimir Putin, Mohammed bin Sultan, Narendra Modi, Recep Erdogan and Jair Bolsonaro, how could you not vote for him?

There was a day when that would have been the kiss of death for any presidential candidate, much less a Republican one. Now? Whoddathunkit? Strange days.

Safe-Keeper 11th October 2020 12:56 AM

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Originally Posted by The Atheist (Post 13254097)
:dl:

Not many people can be endorsed by both the KKK and the Taliban.

When you add in Kim Jung-Un, Vladimir Putin, Mohammed bin Sultan, Narendra Modi, Recep Erdogan and Jair Bolsonaro, how could you not vote for him?

See? He's everyone's friend! He's building relationships across the board with people past American presidents woud never even talk to! Nobel! Nobel! Nobel!

Darat 11th October 2020 03:40 AM

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Originally Posted by Beelzebuddy (Post 13254031)
Nixon's downfall is one contender for the trigger that set the GOP on its current path. The lesson they learned from his impeachment and disgrace wasn't "we need to have less morally bankrupt asshats," but "having standards is a poor political strategy."

I'd say it helped cement the view that the only sin is being caught.

And with Trump it's now cemented the view that there isn't sin at all.

Safe-Keeper 11th October 2020 04:36 AM

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Originally Posted by kookbreaker (Post 13254042)
Remember how hard it was to find anyone who voted for Bush by late 2008?

It's like how no one on these forums support Trump anymore ;) .

Captain_Swoop 11th October 2020 05:18 AM

I want to wait and see who Hitler comes out for. I was really counting on that 2nd Debate…

Armitage72 11th October 2020 05:41 AM

I was just watching Superman: Red Son, an animated adaptation of the Elseworlds comic in which Superman's rocket landed in the Soviet Union in the 40s instead of Kansas. At one point, Communist Superman tells Lois Lane "The press is the enemy of the people." That sounds really familiar. I'm sure I've heard it somewhere else recently, but I can't quite recall where.

Darat 11th October 2020 06:18 AM

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Originally Posted by Armitage72 (Post 13254300)
I was just watching Superman: Red Son, an animated adaptation of the Elseworlds comic in which Superman's rocket landed in the Soviet Union in the 40s instead of Kansas. At one point, Communist Superman tells Lois Lane "The press is the enemy of the people." That sounds really familiar. I'm sure I've heard it somewhere else recently, but I can't quite recall where.

It's from that USA scripted "reality" show that started in 2016, I hear its ratings have dropped so probably won't get renewed this fall.

The Man 11th October 2020 07:23 AM

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Originally Posted by GlennB (Post 13253913)
At the White House farce speech, Trump was sporting a hefty plaster (UK)/bandaid (US) on the back of his right hand, the kind of thing you have after a canula is removed, only much bigger. I've had a few of those and they were pretty small.

Dang his hand is so pale, looks like he was sanding Sheetrock.

The Man 11th October 2020 07:28 AM

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Originally Posted by Elagabalus (Post 13253969)
Trumps latest vid from the White House.




Trump Refuses a Virtual Debate The Daily Show

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tl;dr

https://youtu.be/UV0WQ75dkYA?t=254


What was it he said the other week 'I'm a senior too, people don't know that.'.

Right, with all the 'senior moments' you have, like people could forget.

Giordano 11th October 2020 07:36 AM

Latest article from NY Times reveals how Trump set up a massive and highly organized system of influence pedaling in exchange for campaign donations and direct payouts to Trump and his family.

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/...gtype=Homepage

Memberships at Mar-a-Largo (at $250,000 a year), booking rooms or affairs or parties at his hotels, and lavish spending for food and drinks at either bought corporate big wigs the chance to pigeon hole Trump and tell him about the gifts Santa should bring them for Christmas.

Often Trump would then turn to one of his stooges and tell them to work on it.

The size of the operation, and the direct links of payouts to Trump and his businesses (rather than “just” political donations) is unprecedented. Trump”s properties, especially Mar-a-Lago, served as the money laundering banks and the meeting hubs for the whole scheme.

Some of the deals never fully went through (reflecting Trump’s consistent willingness to screw even his clients IMO). A few of the back and forth dealing fell more into the traditional “pay a donation in exchange for the ear of a politician”). I am certain Trump apologists will try to focus on these to claim “everyone does it” or that it does not reek enough to prove it is massive corruption. But if you look at the money going directly to the Trump businesses and the scale and organization of the scheme, it is clear that rather than drain the swamp Trump reversed the connection and pumped the cess pool into the swimming pool.

The article is probably paywalled but I imagine the info will begin to appear at other news sites. Or just buy a subscription; newspapers can’t survive on air.

Dr.Sid 11th October 2020 07:59 AM

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Originally Posted by Giordano (Post 13254357)
Latest article from NY Times reveals how Trump set up a massive and highly organized system of influence pedaling in exchange for campaign donations and direct payouts to Trump and his family.

Just another week ..

The Man 11th October 2020 08:04 AM

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Originally Posted by shemp (Post 13254001)
I wonder if some of his followers will look back in ten or twenty years and realize how easily they were played like a fiddle?

Ten or twenty years? Heck they could just look back 4 to 5 years ago where he literally told them 'I'm just telling you what you want to hear'.

Captain_Swoop 11th October 2020 09:07 AM

Trump Retweeted

Andy McCarthy
@AndrewCMcCarthy
Did she do it? Of course she did it ... my weekend @NRO column on Hillary Clinton's orchestration of the Russia-Collusion Farce ...

Joe Biden Takes a Dark Turn on Blowing Up the Court - @charlescwcooke explains ... and rolls the tape of Biden (the 2005 version)

History Is on the Side of Republicans Filling a Supreme Court Vacancy in 2020 - in anticipation of this week, vital lesson from @baseballcrank

It takes 2 things to appoint a justice: POTUS's nomination and Senate majority approval. In 2016, if Dems had the latter, Obama would've gotten 3d justice. That would not have been 'packing.' Dems didn't have it, and Obama therefore didn't get 3d. That's how Const'l system works.

Ladewig 11th October 2020 10:20 AM

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Originally Posted by shemp (Post 13254001)
I wonder if some of his followers will look back in ten or twenty years and realize how easily they were played like a fiddle?

Whatever the number, it will be smaller than the number of followers who will go to their graves believing that they helped save America from the gun-grabbing, baby-killing socialists (who are the real racists) intent on destroying the most wonderful nation in the history of the world.

TheSupermeerkat 11th October 2020 10:22 AM

This made me chuckle. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/202...71f0ebe475.jpg

Captain_Swoop 11th October 2020 10:38 AM

Trump Tweets

AP has long been Fake News!
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Byron York
@ByronYork
This is unbelievable. AP has gone around the bend... https://apnews.com/article/election-...0fc0e2c3829571

Stacyhs 11th October 2020 11:13 AM

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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13254494)
Trump Tweets

AP has long been Fake News!
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Byron York
@ByronYork
This is unbelievable. AP has gone around the bend... https://apnews.com/article/election-...0fc0e2c3829571

I fail to see what was Fake News in the AP article. Was there no debate? Did it report something that neither Daines nor Bullock said? I saw no bias in the article. It seemed to be a rather factual account of what each candidate said.

shemp 11th October 2020 11:22 AM

You have to consider the tweet source: A deranged drugged-out senile old lunatic.

Stacyhs 11th October 2020 11:34 AM

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Originally Posted by shemp (Post 13254531)
You have to consider the tweet source: A deranged drugged-out senile old lunatic.

I'm sorry. I plead momentary insanity.

shemp 11th October 2020 11:45 AM

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Originally Posted by Stacyhs (Post 13254539)
I'm sorry. I plead momentary insanity.

It's OK Mama Weer All Crazy Now!

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:D

shemp 11th October 2020 11:46 AM

Nurse Who Praised Trump’s COVID Response at Republican National Convention is Under Arrest for Shooting Woman During Argument


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A West Virginia nurse who was one of the featured speakers during this year’s Republican National Convention (RNC) was on Thursday reportedly arrested and charged in connection with a shooting which required another woman to be air-lifted to a hospital for surgery, according to reports from several local news outlets, including WSAZ-TV.

Amy Johnson Ford, 39, also known as Amy Jolene Thorn and Amy Johnson, the reports say, was detained by officers with the Williamson Police Department and charged with malicious wounding in the shooting of Jonda Whitt.

“Through the investigation we came to find out that two females got into a verbal argument, turning into one of the females getting a gun. She did shoot the victim one time in the abdomen area,” Williamson Police Chief Grady Dotson told local ABC affiliate WCHS, Channel 8.

Dotson is also quoted as identifying the shooter as the same woman who spoke at the RNC.


Safe-Keeper 11th October 2020 11:58 AM

The best people, tired of all this winning, but but Obama, etc.

Elagabalus 11th October 2020 12:01 PM

Alias Ford, Thorn and Johnson

This fall on Fox!

Stacyhs 11th October 2020 12:04 PM

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Originally Posted by Safe-Keeper (Post 13254560)
The best people, tired of all this winning, but but Obama, etc.

She says shot the woman in "self-defense". By going over to her car, getting a gun, then going back and shooting the woman. Instead of getting in the car and leaving. That's some trumpian logic.

Regnad Kcin 11th October 2020 01:42 PM

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Originally Posted by Elagabalus (Post 13254562)
Alias Ford, Thorn and Johnson

This fall on Fox!

Amy Johnson is right about Howard Johnson being right!

Ladewig 11th October 2020 01:43 PM

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Originally Posted by shemp (Post 13254531)
You have to consider the tweet source: A deranged drugged-out senile old lunatic.

Who is to lazy to follow a link and read the story himself.

dirtywick 11th October 2020 02:20 PM

Weird part is this isn’t the couple that was arrested for pointing guns at protesters. This is the mainstream right now by the way.

dirtywick 11th October 2020 02:21 PM

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Originally Posted by Stacyhs (Post 13254564)
She says shot the woman in "self-defense". By going over to her car, getting a gun, then going back and shooting the woman. Instead of getting in the car and leaving. That's some trumpian logic.

I think they’ve been trying to redefine stand your ground into I can just shoot anyone anytime I want for a while now.

acbytesla 11th October 2020 02:54 PM

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Originally Posted by dirtywick (Post 13254668)
I think they’ve been trying to redefine stand your ground into I can just shoot anyone anytime I want for a while now.

As long as your skin is white that is.

Norman Alexander 11th October 2020 06:49 PM

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Originally Posted by acbytesla (Post 13254695)
As long as your skin is white that is.

Or a "conservative black" in Lindsey Graham's state.

Babbylonian 11th October 2020 06:58 PM

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Originally Posted by Norman Alexander (Post 13254845)
Or a "conservative black" in Lindsey Graham's statemind.

I doubt his fellow South Carolinians would bend even that far, so I FTFY.

Ladewig 11th October 2020 08:06 PM

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Originally Posted by acbytesla (Post 13254695)
As long as your skin is white that is.

Easy Rider
Billy : Listen, do you think you can help us get outta here with no sweat?
George Hanson : Well, I imagine that I can if you haven't killed anybody - at least, nobody white.


plus ça change, plus c'est la même chose

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johnny karate 11th October 2020 09:23 PM

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Originally Posted by Safe-Keeper (Post 13254560)
The best people, tired of all this winning, but but Obama, etc.

The GOP once again proving itself to be the party of criminality.

Captain_Swoop 11th October 2020 11:13 PM

Trump Tweets
See you in FLORIDA tomorrow night. Big Rally!!!

Captain_Swoop 11th October 2020 11:16 PM

Trump Tweets

It’s the only way they know!
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Mollie
@MZHemingway
Democrats are laundering their (admittedly weak) anti-religious smear of Amy Coney Barrett through Emma Brown, the same reporter they used to launch their massive and media-coordinated anti-Kavanaugh operation that so many Americans found so despicable. twitter.com/bethreinhard/s…

Captain_Swoop 11th October 2020 11:17 PM

Trump Tweets

The Democrats are very proud!
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Tony Shaffer
@T_S_P_O_O_K_Y
· Sep 29
Yep 3 Supreme Court Justices & 3 Nobel Peace Prize nominations...
Hmmm...I'd say this is pretty darn good...
The Left is upset that @realDonaldTrump has not started any new wars...
The never Trumpers are upset that he has lived up to his campaign promises...
Strange times... twitter.com/realDonaldTrum…

Captain_Swoop 11th October 2020 11:18 PM

Trump Tweets

Record 96% Approval Rating in the Republican Party. 53% Approval Rating Overall. Record 56% “Better Off Now” than 4 Years Ago (Gallup) during the Obama/Sleepy Joe Biden Administration, even as we round the turn on the China Plague. Thank you. Next year will be the BEST EVER!!!

DevilsAdvocate 12th October 2020 12:03 AM

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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13254964)
Trump Tweets

Record 96% Approval Rating in the Republican Party. 53% Approval Rating Overall. Record 56% “Better Off Now” than 4 Years Ago (Gallup) during the Obama/Sleepy Joe Biden Administration, even as we round the turn on the China Plague. Thank you. Next year will be the BEST EVER!!!

I'm perplexed. He is correct. A Gallup Poll shows 56% of people say they and their family are better off than they were four years ago.

That is compared to 2012 (45%) and 2004 (47%) and 1992 (38%).

Who are all these people? We have an out of control pandemic, unemployment, businesses closing, disrespect in the world, wild fires, riots in the streets, shortages on consumer goods, fear of getting a hair cut, isolation, disruption on personal lives, two hundred thousand dead, huge national debt, constant lies and deceit in government, there was an earthquake! A terrible flood! Locusts!

How can 56% say they are doing better than four years ago? I must be doing something wrong.

Stacyhs 12th October 2020 12:18 AM

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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13254964)
Trump Tweets

Record 96% Approval Rating in the Republican Party. 53% Approval Rating Overall.Record 56% “Better Off Now” than 4 Years Ago (Gallup) during the Obama/Sleepy Joe Biden Administration, even as we round the turn on the China Plague. Thank you. Next year will be the BEST EVER!!!

Which should mean a great overall approval rating. Instead his average approval rating stands at 43.6% according to 538.

His "53% Approval Rating Overall" is an outlier poll which he won't even name. Even Rasmussen only has him at 46%.
Fivethirtyeight doesn't have a single poll listed with him above 47%.

Trump is truly delusional.


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