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Elagabalus 10th October 2020 11:47 AM

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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13253717)
Trump Tweets

Joe Biden is a PUPPET of CASTRO-CHAVISTAS like Crazy Bernie, AOC and Castro-lover Karen Bass. Biden is supported by socialist Gustavo Petro, a major LOSER and former M-19 guerrilla leader. Biden is weak on socialism and will betray Colombia. I stand with you!

Congratulations to former President @AlvaroUribeVel, a hero, former recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom and an ally of our Country in the fight against CASTRO-CHAVISMO! I will always stand with our Colombian friends!

In fact back in his M-19 guerrilla days he was Major Gustavo Petro! :boxedin:

Is it CASTRO-CHAVISTAS or CASTRO-CHAVISMO? CASTRO-BEVMO?!

Giordano 10th October 2020 12:39 PM

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Originally Posted by Safe-Keeper (Post 13253593)
Has he gotten the Nobel peace prize yet?

I will have you know that I received a Noble Fir Christmas Tree last December from my wife for my peace keeping between my sons! I was very proud.

Mader Levap 10th October 2020 12:40 PM

When presidential Twitter looks like very unflattering (to say at least) parody of presidential Twitter...

Imagine some sort of historical fiction ten, or even 5 years ago presenting future POTUS that behaves like Trump. It would be considered pure unrealistic satire about something that can't ever happen in USA.

USA rots.

Giordano 10th October 2020 12:45 PM

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Originally Posted by Stacyhs (Post 13253725)
I think Trump needs one of those horrible shock collars they use for dogs. Every time he lies, he gets shocked.

I think he already has one. Weren’t the shocks what people falsely interpreted as coughs?

alfaniner 10th October 2020 01:05 PM

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Originally Posted by Mader Levap (Post 13253774)
When presidential Twitter looks like very unflattering (to say at least) parody of presidential Twitter...

Imagine some sort of historical fiction ten, or even 5 years ago presenting future POTUS that behaves like Trump. It would be considered pure unrealistic satire about something that can't ever happen in USA.

USA rots.

Ever seen the movie "Idiocracy"?

Ladewig 10th October 2020 01:45 PM

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Originally Posted by Stacyhs (Post 13253725)
I think Trump needs one of those horrible shock collars they use for dogs. Every time he lies, he gets shocked.

There are dogs not quite bright enough to figure out that each bark produces a shock. They bark, feel the shock, and then bark because they are in distress.

Plus, I think he may truly believe he is telling the truth when he makes some of his outlandish claims. He would be quite confused if he were shocked after making such claims (e.g. I have done more for black people than any president other than Lincoln (and we all know it is just a matter of time before he drops the Lincoln qualifier (we can expect the Mt Rushmore idea to be re-floated around that Same time))).

Stacyhs 10th October 2020 01:49 PM

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Originally Posted by Ladewig (Post 13253833)
There are dogs not quite bright enough to figure out that each bark produces a shock. They bark, feel the shock, and then bark because they are in distress.

Plus, I think he may truly believe he is telling the truth when he makes some of his outlandish claims. He would be quite confused if he were shocked after making such claims (e.g. I have done more for black people than any president other than Lincoln (and we all know it is just a matter of time before he drops the Lincoln qualifier (we can expect the Mt Rushmore idea to be re-floated around that Same time))).

I do think he believes a lot of his lies because he's a pathological liar and he lives in an altered reality.

Mader Levap 10th October 2020 01:55 PM

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Originally Posted by alfaniner (Post 13253793)
Ever seen the movie "Idiocracy"?

No. But I heard POTUS guy that was there is infinitely better than Trump.

alfaniner 10th October 2020 02:20 PM

1 Attachment(s)
"There must have been at least a half a million people there!" (Note: not a real quote. Yet.)
More like about 400.
(eta -- I wondered if cropping the original picture would make it look like more people. Not really.)

Horatius 10th October 2020 02:38 PM

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Originally Posted by Minoosh (Post 13253712)
I'm starting to think that the U.S. should have election monitors of the sort associated with emerging democracies.


I've been saying for year that you guys should hire Elections Canada to teach you how to run an election properly. Letting the political parties actually be in charge of large parts of your electoral process is quite possibly the dumbest idea the US has ever had. And when you consider the amount of competition for that award, that's saying something.....

Aridas 10th October 2020 03:02 PM

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Originally Posted by Minoosh (Post 13253712)
I'm starting to think that the U.S. should have election monitors of the sort associated with emerging democracies.

More on that subject.

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Our survey found broad public support for international election observers. More than 70% agreed or strongly agreed to allow observers, with Democrats more supportive than Republicans – 77.2% and 65.3%, respectively. We found similarly high support between those preferring Joe Biden, 74.2%, and those preferring Donald Trump, 65.2%.

Captain_Swoop 10th October 2020 03:23 PM

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Originally Posted by alfaniner (Post 13253856)
"There must have been at least a half a million people there!" (Note: not a real quote. Yet.)
More like about 400.
(eta -- I wondered if cropping the original picture would make it look like more people. Not really.)

ABC News has confirmed that attendees to Trump WH Rally were paid.

Dr.Sid 10th October 2020 03:25 PM

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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13253905)
ABC News has confirmed that attendees to Trump WH Rally were paid.

All of them !?

GlennB 10th October 2020 03:36 PM

1 Attachment(s)
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.

Stacyhs 10th October 2020 03:55 PM

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Originally Posted by Dr.Sid (Post 13253906)
All of them !?

No. Some of them had they're travel expenses and lodging paid for my Blexit which is Candace Owen's group.

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/cand...ry?id=73531036

dudalb 10th October 2020 04:06 PM

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Originally Posted by Dr.Sid (Post 13253072)
Discussing Titanic in Trump presidency thread now ?
Sounds about right .. :)

A nice change form the Hitler Bunker references...

Skeptic Ginger 10th October 2020 04:33 PM

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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13253905)
ABC News has confirmed that attendees to Trump WH Rally were paid.

Well they obviously got free T-shirts and hats so that adds to the evidence.

Candace Owens' BLEXIT group pays for some attendees' travel to Trump's White House event
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Attendees were told they "must" wear a BLEXIT shirt, according to emails.

Some guests for Saturday's White House event on the South Lawn, which will be President Donald Trump's first since testing positive for the coronavirus, had their travel and lodging paid for by controversial conservative activist Candace Owens' group BLEXIT, according to emails obtained by ABC News.
More interesting stuff in the article about the anti-BLM group.

Elagabalus 10th October 2020 04:38 PM

Trumps latest vid from the White House.

Quote:

We're taking care of our … seniors. Your not vulnerable, but they like to say "the vulnerable," but you're the least vulnerable! But for this one thing - you are vulnerable!!

Trump Refuses a Virtual Debate The Daily Show

YouTube Video This video is not hosted by the ISF. The ISF can not be held responsible for the suitability or legality of this material. By clicking the link below you agree to view content from an external website.
I AGREE


tl;dr

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

a_unique_person 10th October 2020 04:52 PM

Is that the one thing driving doctors mad?

The Atheist 10th October 2020 05:26 PM

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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.

Like all toddlers, he wouldn't stop playing with it.

shemp 10th October 2020 05:28 PM

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?

Mumbles 10th October 2020 05:31 PM

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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger (Post 13253966)
Well they obviously got free T-shirts and hats so that adds to the evidence.

Candace Owens' BLEXIT group pays for some attendees' travel to Trump's White House event


More interesting stuff in the article about the anti-BLM group.

The grift continues.

The Hitler apologist spent the afternoon on Twitter bragging that her 2,029 (her claim, no evidence given) person group were entirely peaceful, unlike the Women's March, or the various BLM rallies that have been overwhelmingly peaceful I suppose. Stunts like this would work on the sort of person that sees black people walking by their McMansions and run out improperly holding guns at the marchers, but those people are already voting for Dolt 45 anyway.

But they'll give her money for it.

(and I'll note, as always, that Blexit is a name that she stole from a Minnesota nonprofit group that supported black-owned local businesses.)

JoeMorgue 10th October 2020 05:42 PM

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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?

Somebody who's a few years older than me can maybe answer this.

Given that this:

https://gisgeography.com/wp-content/...ction-1972.png

is how Nixon won the election 1972 and he resigned / "You can't fire me I quit" in 1974...

How many open and proud Nixon supporters could you find in 1978-1980 or so?

shemp 10th October 2020 05:52 PM

Not many, but he didn't have a cult of personality, social media, Fox News, etc., to keep his followers in line. These morons aren't going away easily.

Beelzebuddy 10th October 2020 05:57 PM

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."

kookbreaker 10th October 2020 06:23 PM

Remember how hard it was to find anyone who voted for Bush by late 2008?

shemp 10th October 2020 08:16 PM

Trump picks up Taliban endorsement

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President Trump's reelection bid received a vote of support Friday from an entity most in his party would reject: the Taliban.


Taliban spokesman Zabihullah Mujahid told CBS News in a phone interview, "We hope he will win the election and wind up U.S. military presence in Afghanistan." The militant group expressed some concern about Mr. Trump's bout with the coronavirus. "When we heard about Trump being COVID-19 positive, we got worried for his health, but seems he is getting better," another Taliban senior leader told CBS News.

Segnosaur 10th October 2020 08:34 PM

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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?

The same thing might happen with Trump. But on the other hand, Bush's popularity actually fluctuated... Rising after 9/11, and then falling when Iraq became a quagmire and the recession hit. Trump's popularity seems to be stuck in the 40% range. Its possible that the MAGAchuds will stick with him long after he leaves office.

The Atheist 10th October 2020 08:47 PM

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Originally Posted by shemp (Post 13254083)
Trump picks up Taliban endorsement

: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?

Ladewig 10th October 2020 10:52 PM

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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?

Strange bedfellows indeed.

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

YouTube Video This video is not hosted by the ISF. The ISF can not be held responsible for the suitability or legality of this material. By clicking the link below you agree to view content from an external website.
I AGREE


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!
Quote Tweet

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

Quote:

Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13254494)
Trump Tweets

AP has long been Fake News!
Quote Tweet

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

Quote:

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.


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