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Ryokan 9th September 2020 11:31 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Norman Alexander (Post 13218290)
Yes, but he is not a cabinet member or minister. This criteria specifically rules out parliamentary members who are not part of the ruling cabal, whatever form that takes. Otherwise you would be getting literally hundreds of thousands of nominations every year from the many hundred governing bodies around the world.

No.

When they say Members of national assemblies and national governments, they mean either and not that you have to be both. In Norway, and I assume many other countries, you can't be both.

It would also exclude USA, as you can't both be a member of Congress/Senate and be a member of the president's cabinet.

And they do get lots of nominations. So far this year, they have 318.

Cain 9th September 2020 11:33 PM

Tucker Carlson reportedly blamed Lindsey Graham for persuading Trump to talk to Woodward. Right, so...

1) They're not going to blame Donald Trump for being a blabbing idiot. The blame goes to an informal advisor.

2) They're giving Trump a pass for his lies to the public.

Even though this is not at all surprising, it's still infuriating.

Norman Alexander 9th September 2020 11:52 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Ryokan (Post 13218374)
No.

When they say Members of national assemblies and national governments, they mean either and not that you have to be both. In Norway, and I assume many other countries, you can't be both.

It would also exclude USA, as you can't both be a member of Congress/Senate and be a member of the president's cabinet.

And they do get lots of nominations. So far this year, they have 318.

Not how it reads. But I will accept your explanation.

And I'm surprised, but paradoxically not surprised at the same time, that no Republican US congressperson or senator thought to nominate Donny for a Nobel. It had to be a right-wing Norwegian politician and sycophant.

Aridas 10th September 2020 12:27 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Norman Alexander (Post 13218385)
Not how it reads. But I will accept your explanation.

And I'm surprised, but paradoxically not surprised at the same time, that no Republican US congressperson or senator thought to nominate Donny for a Nobel. It had to be a right-wing Norwegian politician and sycophant.

... And done long, long past the nominate by date?

zooterkin 10th September 2020 12:50 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Firestone (Post 13217155)
That's the problem, all the Democrats have is "Orange man bad".

Oh wait, wrong party, my bad.

Yellow man bad?

Armitage72 10th September 2020 01:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by slyjoe (Post 13218191)
My understanding is that the DoD doesn't have enough priests in their ranks. They are paid by Dod and provide "priestly services" to service members. I believe the article I read talked to the priest servicing North Island/San Diego.


As a cost-saving measure, the Navy was planning to cancel a $250,000 contract for civilian Catholic priests to perform Mass at three specific Naval bases that didn't have available Chaplains.

Armitage72 10th September 2020 02:18 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by shemp (Post 13217829)
I'm sure Lincoln Project will have some interesting ads coming from this.


It's only on Twitter, so far.

Trump knew it was worse than the flu.
Trump knew coronavirus was deadly.
#TrumpKnew and he did nothing.



Alternating the recordings and his public statements saying the exact opposite.

The Don 10th September 2020 02:41 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Armitage72 (Post 13218466)
It's only on Twitter, so far.

Trump knew it was worse than the flu.
Trump knew coronavirus was deadly.
#TrumpKnew and he did nothing.



Alternating the recordings and his public statements saying the exact opposite.

It's perfectly OK, he was only trying to avoid panic :rolleyes:

Quote:

However, Trump has defended his position, saying on Wednesday: "I don't want people to be frightened, I don't want to create panic... certainly I'm not going to drive this country or the world into a frenzy."
https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/worl...ost_type=share

Mumbles 10th September 2020 03:09 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Don (Post 13218476)
It's perfectly OK, he was only trying to avoid panic :rolleyes:



https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/live/worl...ost_type=share

Which woulf be great, had he tried to mitigate the problems, or the disease itself, and if he hadn't centered his reelection campaign on racist fear-mongering.

As it stands now, he not only failed entirely to stop anxiety over the virus, he only made everything worse by abdicating, lying, and so forth.

Captain_Swoop 10th September 2020 03:21 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Aridas (Post 13218403)
... And done long, long past the nominate by date?

He's not expecting to get it.
It just looks good for his supporters that he has been nominated for the prize by Norway!

Norman Alexander 10th September 2020 03:52 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Aridas (Post 13218403)
... And done long, long past the nominate by date?

FAKE DUES!

Captain_Swoop 10th September 2020 04:14 AM

Trump Tweets

For years Fake stories and investigations, then the phony Russia, Russia, Russia HOAX, next Ukraine and the failed Impeachment, now the crummy Atlantic Magazine’s MADE UP STORY, and lastly, the political hit job by rapidly fading Bob Woodward and his boring book. It never ends!

The Great Zaganza 10th September 2020 04:18 AM

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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13218530)
Trump Tweets

For years Fake stories and investigations, then the phony Russia, Russia, Russia HOAX, next Ukraine and the failed Impeachment, now the crummy Atlantic Magazine’s MADE UP STORY, and lastly, the political hit job by rapidly fading Bob Woodward and his boring book. It never ends!

a smart person might detect the one common denominator in all the scandals...

Lurch 10th September 2020 04:30 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Norman Alexander (Post 13218293)

Those Magic Mics look frighteningly like Fleshlights. :D

Steve 10th September 2020 04:30 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza (Post 13218534)
a smart normal person might detect the one common denominator in all the scandals...

I suggest the change above. No smarts required.

Firestone 10th September 2020 04:33 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13218530)
Trump Tweets

For years Fake stories and investigations, then the phony Russia, Russia, Russia HOAX, next Ukraine and the failed Impeachment, now the crummy Atlantic Magazine’s MADE UP STORY, and lastly, the political hit job by rapidly fading Bob Woodward and his boring book. It never ends!

Even though my workload obviously isn't as heavy as that of a president, I still won't sit for 18 interviews with a rapidly fading journalist who already wrote a boring hit piece about me.

Multi-dimensional chess, no doubt about it.

alfaniner 10th September 2020 05:23 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13218494)
He's not expecting to get it.
It just looks good for his supporters that he has been nominated for the prize by Norway!

Wouldn't it have been great if he'd been nominated by someone from one of those **** hole countries?

Craig4 10th September 2020 06:18 AM

The below from a letter Trump wrote to Lunchbox in North Korea.

Quote:

Even now I cannot forget that moment of history when I firmly held Your Excellency's hand at the beautiful and sacred location as the whole world watched with great interest and hope to relive the honor of that day
All I can say is, hey fun boys, get a room.

Captain_Swoop 10th September 2020 06:26 AM

Trump Tweets

Bob Woodward had my quotes for many months. If he thought they were so bad or dangerous, why didn’t he immediately report them in an effort to save lives? Didn’t he have an obligation to do so? No, because he knew they were good and proper answers. Calm, no panic!

New Mexico will only be GREAT with President Trump. We will win!

Captain_Swoop 10th September 2020 06:28 AM

Trump Tweets

No, Vindman knew the call itself to the Ukrainian President was “perfect”, but also knew the whistleblower report described the call incorrectly, way off. Why didn’t Vindman say so? That’s why Shifty didn’t want the whistleblower to testify. A big scam!
Quote Tweet

Byron York
@ByronYork

A lot of you have criticized Vindman's actions in Ukraine matter. That's fair. Many Hill Republicans saw him as starting the whole saga over a policy disagreement. But Vindman was also a decorated military officer. A big dilemma for GOP. From OBSESSION: https://amazon.com/Obsession-Inside-...9589216&sr=8-1

Craig4 10th September 2020 06:33 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13218658)
Trump Tweets

Bob Woodward had my quotes for many months. If he thought they were so bad or dangerous, why didn’t he immediately report them in an effort to save lives? Didn’t he have an obligation to do so? No, because he knew they were good and proper answers. Calm, no panic!

New Mexico will only be GREAT with President Trump. We will win!

I seem to remember a weekend in March where there was a great deal of panic. The Costco near me was in a near riot.

Captain_Swoop 10th September 2020 06:49 AM

Trump Tweets

Democrats, OPEN THE SCHOOLS ( SAFELY), NOW! When schools are closed, let the money follow the child (FAMILY). Why should schools be paid when they are closed? They shouldn’t!

Obama is lucky he ran against @MittRomney, a man with very little talent or political skill, as opposed to someone who knows how to fight and win!

Sending out 80 MILLION BALLOTS to people who aren’t even asking for a Ballot is unfair and a total fraud in the making. Look at what’s going on right now!

“Comey is a disgraced lier & leaker. Two years wasted on the Russia Witch Hunt was in large part because of his failings as Director of the FBI. They refused to support the results of the 2016 Election. Part of the biggest political scandal we have ever seen.”
@SarahHuckabee

Craig4 10th September 2020 06:50 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13218707)
Trump Tweets

Democrats, OPEN THE SCHOOLS ( SAFELY), NOW! When schools are closed, let the money follow the child (FAMILY). Why should schools be paid when they are closed? They shouldn’t!

Obama is lucky he ran against @MittRomney, a man with very little talent or political skill, as opposed to someone who knows how to fight and win!

Sending out 80 MILLION BALLOTS to people who aren’t even asking for a Ballot is unfair and a total fraud in the making. Look at what’s going on right now!

“Comey is a disgraced lier & leaker. Two years wasted on the Russia Witch Hunt was in large part because of his failings as Director of the FBI. They refused to support the results of the 2016 Election. Part of the biggest political scandal we have ever seen.”
@SarahHuckabee

That's nice dear. Can we talk about the pandemic now?

Captain_Swoop 10th September 2020 06:51 AM

Trump Tweets

Kim Jong Un is in good health. Never underestimate him!

Now @FoxNews is putting on yet another loser, Jamie Weinstein, into their stable of Trump haters. People who failed for many years are now going on Fox to explain “Trump”. Schumer puppet Chris Hahn and his twin brother, Richard Goodstein, together with cheater Donna Brazil. Bad!

Governor Cuomo has completely lost control. Sad!

Captain_Swoop 10th September 2020 06:52 AM

Trump Retweeted

Trump War Room - Text TRUMP to 88022
@TrumpWarRoom
Donald Trump in 2007 on the terrible cost of the Iraq War:
"Nobody talks about the soldiers that are coming back with no arms and no legs... The most beautiful people I've ever seen"

Captain_Swoop 10th September 2020 06:53 AM

Trump Tweets

No, Vindman knew the call itself to the Ukrainian President was “perfect”, but also knew the whistleblower report described the call incorrectly, way off. Why didn’t Vindman say so? That’s why Shifty didn’t want the whistleblower to testify. A big scam!
Quote Tweet

Byron York
@ByronYork
A lot of you have criticized Vindman's actions in Ukraine matter. That's fair. Many Hill Republicans saw him as starting the whole saga over a policy disagreement. But Vindman was also a decorated military officer. A big dilemma for GOP. From OBSESSION: https://amazon.com/Obsession-Inside-...9589216&sr=8-1

carlitos 10th September 2020 07:31 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Craig4 (Post 13218644)
The below from a letter Trump wrote to Lunchbox in North Korea.



All I can say is, hey fun boys, get a room.

And some punctuation.

Horatius 10th September 2020 08:01 AM

Okay, so are they all going with the new "lier" spelling? Are they just giving up and going with whatever stupid typo Trump produces as the correct spelling?

zooterkin 10th September 2020 08:12 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Regnad Kcin (Post 13218260)

Judges - https://www.facebook.com/GrandOldUke...0378746720680/

carlitos 10th September 2020 08:48 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Craig4 (Post 13218670)
I seem to remember a weekend in March where there was a great deal of panic. The Costco near me was in a near riot.



I literally got the last pack of 36 charmin off an abandoned cart. Waited in line for about an hour to pay. Looking back it’s silly but at the time it seemed reasonable.

Paul2 10th September 2020 08:50 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Don (Post 13218476)
It's perfectly OK, he was only trying to avoid panic :rolleyes:

Yes, the panic that we saw all over the world in those other countries where they did nothing to downplay the dangers.

I want some reporter to tell him at a press conference, "Who do you think you're kidding?" Barr needs someone to tell him that, too.

Bob001 10th September 2020 09:00 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Paul2 (Post 13218890)
.....
I want some reporter to tell him at a press conference, "Who do you think you're kidding?" Barr needs someone to tell him that, too.

Somebody did ask him something like that fairly recently. It was something like "Do you regret all your lies?" Trump literally didn't understand the question -- or pretended he didn't.
https://www.huffpost.com/entry/trump...b69fa9e2f8c551

Captain_Swoop 10th September 2020 09:04 AM

Trump Tweets

The Democrats never even mentioned the words LAW & ORDER at their National Convention. That’s where they are coming from. If I don’t win, America’s Suburbs will be OVERRUN with Low Income Projects, Anarchists, Agitators, Looters and, of course, “Friendly Protesters”.

thaiboxerken 10th September 2020 09:25 AM

Is that all you liberals have? Orange man bad?! If you stop pointing out all of the crimes and atrocities he commits, the reckless disregard for life, the treason, and the dumb stuff he says, you have no valid criticisms of the Orange Man!!

Babbylonian 10th September 2020 09:37 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by thaiboxerken (Post 13218963)
Is that all you liberals have? Orange man bad?! If you stop pointing out all of the crimes and atrocities he commits, the reckless disregard for life, the treason, and the dumb stuff he says, you have no valid criticisms of the Orange Man!!

Liberals don’t even need to point them out. Trump keeps [re]tweeting about them.

Paul2 10th September 2020 09:38 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by thaiboxerken (Post 13218963)
Is that all you liberals have? Orange man bad?! If you stop pointing out all of the crimes and atrocities he commits, the reckless disregard for life, the treason, and the dumb stuff he says, you have no valid criticisms of the Orange Man!!

I don't like his tie.*




*After producer George Martin had been ripping the Beatles apart for how bad they were at their first recording session with him, he offered them a chance to say if they thought anything should be different, and George Harrison said, "I don't like your tie." Martin thought it was very rude until he realized that Harrison was joking, which then put the band into "Beatles mode" and Martin wound up laughing so hard that he said the inside of his collar was wet with tears from laughing.

Armitage72 10th September 2020 09:40 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13218920)
Trump Tweets

The Democrats never even mentioned the words LAW & ORDER at their National Convention. That’s where they are coming from. If I don’t win, America’s Suburbs will be OVERRUN with Low Income Projects, Anarchists, Agitators, Looters and, of course, “Friendly Protesters”.


It reminds me of early 2008, when AM radio raving lunatic Michael Savage was claiming that if Barack Obama won the election, California's cities would be destroyed by hordes of illegal immigrants robbing, raping, and murdering good and decent Americans.

Trebuchet 10th September 2020 10:06 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Armitage72 (Post 13218978)
It reminds me of early 2008, when AM radio raving lunatic Michael Savage was claiming that if Barack Obama won the election, California's cities would be destroyed by hordes of illegal immigrants robbing, raping, and murdering good and decent Americans.

You mean they weren't?

Elagabalus 10th September 2020 10:10 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13218530)
Trump Tweets

For years Fake stories and investigations, then the phony Russia, Russia, Russia HOAX, next Ukraine and the failed Impeachment, now the crummy Atlantic Magazine’s MADE UP STORY, and lastly, the political hit job by rapidly fading Bob Woodward and his boring book. It never ends!

The crummy Atlantic Magazine? At least put some effort into it. The failed New York Times had a little panache. A certain Joie de vivre! This one is just lying there.

Distracted1 10th September 2020 10:23 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Trebuchet (Post 13218996)
You mean they weren't?

Maybe they just couldn't find any good and decent Americans in the California Cities? :duck:


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