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MRC_Hans 13th October 2020 05:56 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by pgwenthold (Post 13255985)
But why do that? No one cares.

Actually, I think it would bother Trump quite a bit ... :thumbsup:

Hans

The Man 13th October 2020 05:57 AM

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Originally Posted by Gulliver Foyle (Post 13255930)
What about the Noble Prize though? The people need to know.


Only the nominations matter, not who is awarded the prize. Trump got three, count'em, three nominations for the peace prize. How many did them other schmoes get?!?!

TofuFighter 13th October 2020 05:59 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by pgwenthold (Post 13255985)
But why do that? No one cares.

I'll give you one big orange guess who cares, and who implies others should care, and who will not love the exaggerations about his supposed grand achievement being undermined.

MRC_Hans 13th October 2020 05:59 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Man (Post 13255999)
Only the nominations matter, not who is awarded the prize. Trump got three, count'em, three nominations for the peace prize. How many did them other schmoes get?!?!

But the problem is, we don't really know. OK, so some sod claimed he nominated him, but that's just a claim. It can't be verified.

Hans

TofuFighter 13th October 2020 06:00 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Man (Post 13255999)
Only the nominations matter, not who is awarded the prize. Trump got three, count'em, three nominations for the peace prize. How many did them other schmoes get?!?!

Illegibly.

The Man 13th October 2020 06:02 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by MRC_Hans (Post 13256001)
But the problem is, we don't really know. OK, so some sod claimed he nominated him, but that's just a claim. It can't be verified.

Hans

At least not for 50 years and I expect Trump plans to be handing off the presidency to Ivanka around that time.

slyjoe 13th October 2020 06:03 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Stacyhs (Post 13255632)
Trump has said some might stupid things, but that one has got to take the title of Most Stupid Trump Statement Of All.

Not according to Statista

Out of the ten top states and DC with the highest violent crime rates per 100K people, eight of them belong to Republican states. In order:

DC
New Mexico
Alaska
Louisiana
S. Carolina
Arkansas
Oklahoma
Tennessee
Alabama
Missouri

Similar to the list of who takes the most federal aid. No surprise:

New Mexico
Kentucky
Mississippi
West Virginia
Montana
Alaska
S. Carolina
Indiana
Arizona
Wyoming

The Man 13th October 2020 06:04 AM

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Originally Posted by TofuFighter (Post 13256002)
Illegibly.

Do you mean allegedly or that Trump just couldn't read them?

Gulliver Foyle 13th October 2020 06:11 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by DevilsAdvocate (Post 13254991)

I'd love to see Gallup's methodology on those polls. Because they are very much in variance with election polling, which shouldn't be happening.

TofuFighter 13th October 2020 06:16 AM

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Originally Posted by The Man (Post 13256008)
Do you mean allegedly or that Trump just couldn't read them?

Both, because I have my doubts about Tybring-Gjedde's ability to write coherently. As Hans mentioned, nominators are theoretically kept secret, so it's kind of a surprise that people like Matt Gaetz or Lindsey Graham haven't claimed to have nominated trump, but then when you are neck deep in one of the tightest sphincters in history, i guess it becomes less easy to concentrate.

The Man 13th October 2020 07:08 AM

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Originally Posted by TofuFighter (Post 13256018)
Both, because I have my doubts about Tybring-Gjedde's ability to write coherently. As Hans mentioned, nominators are theoretically kept secret, so it's kind of a surprise that people like Matt Gaetz or Lindsey Graham haven't claimed to have nominated trump, but then when you are neck deep in one of the tightest sphincters in history, i guess it becomes less easy to concentrate.

Points taken, though one may argue that some lack of cognitive concentration must have been evidenced before, and thus by, the head/sphincter intercourse.

bonzombiekitty 13th October 2020 08:03 AM

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Originally Posted by The Don (Post 13255932)
Regarding President Trump's whining about the #FakeNews not reporting about his Nobel nomination.....

I think they should make a point of it, but in their reporting they should be clear that:
  • Pretty much anyone in any kind of position of prominence can nominate someone for a Nobel Prize
  • Literally hundreds of people are nominated every year
  • President Trump's nomination came from a far-right politician who was also responsible for one of his other nominations

In other words, President Trump is pathetic to get so excited over such a minor "honour".

President Trump is also really upset at the lying liberal media for not reporting about the great honor he once received when his mother told him he was a very handsome boy.

Captain_Swoop 13th October 2020 08:05 AM

Trump Tweets
Thank you!!!
Quote Tweet

Brigitte Gabriel
@ACTBrigitte

President Trump is one of God’s finest warriors.

Just one week after testing positive for the China COVID virus, he is feeling stronger than ever.

CNN was already planning his funeral, but like always, President Trump has emerged victorious.

Captain_Swoop 13th October 2020 08:07 AM

Donald J. Trump Retweeted

Oscar the Midnight Rider 1111
@The171111


Hiden Biden and Obama may have had Seal Team 6 killed!
EXPLOSIVE: CIA Whistleblower Exposes Bidenís Alleged Role with the Deaths of Seal Team- Claims to have Documented Proof. RETWEET!!!

BREAKING: Full interview of a CIA Whistleblower, Allan Harrow Parrot interviewed by Charles Woods and Nicholas Noe, surfaced Sunday, where the three talk about the blackmail /extortion of 152 Billion...
djhjmedia.com

Captain_Swoop 13th October 2020 08:13 AM

Trump Retweeted

Congratulations Dan. You, Breitbart and others have decimated the business at Drudge. It’s gone the way of the @NBA, ratings down 70%. People want the TRUTH! Drudge Report sold out, suffered a massive “nervous breakdown”. Happening @FoxNews also???
Quote Tweet

Dan Bongino
@dbongino
Dump Drudge, it’s a non-stop hysteria machine.
Use http://BonginoReport.com for your news, and the leave the hysteria for the panic merchants.

It’s Tuesday, October 13th 2020, and Barack Obama was the most corrupt President in US history.
#Obamagate

Horatius 13th October 2020 08:38 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13256159)
Donald J. Trump Retweeted

Oscar the Midnight Rider 1111
@The171111


Hiden Biden and Obama may have had Seal Team 6 killed!
EXPLOSIVE: CIA Whistleblower Exposes Bidenís Alleged Role with the Deaths of Seal Team- Claims to have Documented Proof. RETWEET!!!

BREAKING: Full interview of a CIA Whistleblower, Allan Harrow Parrot interviewed by Charles Woods and Nicholas Noe, surfaced Sunday, where the three talk about the blackmail /extortion of 152 Billion...
djhjmedia.com


Okay, let's take a step back here are really appreciate the absurdity of this re-tweet.

First off, it's a classic Conspiracy Theory echo chamber. Google the key phrases, and the only places you can find anything about it is on CT sites, that all reference back to each other. Google the name of the "whistle blower", and all you find is the same sorts of links.

So, we have the president of the United States re-tweeting classic CT bull ****. Not too surprising, he's done it before.

But consider this - if the CIA had information about this, which is implied by citing a "CIA Whistle Blower" as your source - why can't the freaking president of the United States provide a better link to the evidence than all the random CT echo sites?

Trump has the authority to find out the truth of what the CIA knows about this, and to declassify it in its entirety if he so chooses.

And yet, he chooses to re-tweet the typical CT bull ****.

As bad as it was having Colin Powell lie to the UN to justify the war in Iraq, imagine how much worse it would have been if Bush had just linked to a Truther site to justify the war.

That's literally the world we're living in now.

The Don 13th October 2020 08:53 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Horatius (Post 13256206)
Okay, let's take a step back here are really appreciate the absurdity of this re-tweet.

First off, it's a classic Conspiracy Theory echo chamber. Google the key phrases, and the only places you can find anything about it is on CT sites, that all reference back to each other. Google the name of the "whistle blower", and all you find is the same sorts of links.

So, we have the president of the United States re-tweeting classic CT bull ****. Not too surprising, he's done it before.

But consider this - if the CIA had information about this, which is implied by citing a "CIA Whistle Blower" as your source - why can't the freaking president of the United States provide a better link to the evidence than all the random CT echo sites?

Trump has the authority to find out the truth of what the CIA knows about this, and to declassify it in its entirety if he so chooses.

And yet, he chooses to re-tweet the typical CT bull ****.

As bad as it was having Colin Powell lie to the UN to justify the war in Iraq, imagine how much worse it would have been if Bush had just linked to a Truther site to justify the war.

That's literally the world we're living in now.

Classic President Trump - cutting through the hidebound Washington bureaucracy and finding a way to deliver first rate intelligence at no cost to the American taxpayer.

That's the kind of blue-sky thinking and business genius that the American electorate wanted when they gave him the biggest election victory (if illegal votes are discounted) and largest inauguration crowd in history.

The US can happily lay off everyone in Langley and instead rely on Qanon to meet the US' intelligence needs.

The Man 13th October 2020 09:01 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Don (Post 13256231)
Classic President Trump - cutting through the hidebound Washington bureaucracy and finding a way to deliver first rate intelligence at no cost to the American taxpayer.

That's the kind of blue-sky thinking and business genius that the American electorate wanted when they gave him the biggest election victory (if illegal votes are discounted) and largest inauguration crowd in history.

The US can happily lay off everyone in Langley and instead rely on Qanon to meet the US' intelligence needs.

Not to mention making Obama look like a total bad ass. He takes out Osama and then Seal Team Six. That's just OTT gangster.

ponderingturtle 13th October 2020 09:30 AM

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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger (Post 13253705)
The governor needs to sue for slander and make a big fuss doing it.

You can't sue trump for slander, the courts have ruled that no reasonable person takes anything he says seriously.

Jim_MDP 13th October 2020 09:44 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by The Man (Post 13256008)
Do you mean allegedly or that Trump just couldn't read them?

Did I misread or did Trump tweet implying that he was nommed for multiple Nobel awards (not noms but awards)?
How bombastic can one person be?

Jim_MDP 13th October 2020 09:47 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13256155)
Trump Tweets
Thank you!!!
Quote Tweet

Brigitte Gabriel
@ACTBrigitte

President Trump is one of Godís finest warriors.

Just one week after testing positive for the China COVID virus, he is feeling stronger than ever.

CNN was already planning his funeral, but like always, President Trump has emerged victorious.

He's still high on meds, you numpty. [emoji53]

MRC_Hans 13th October 2020 11:31 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jim_MDP (Post 13256302)
Did I misread or did Trump tweet implying that he was nommed for multiple Nobel awards (not noms but awards)?
How bombastic can one person be?

Or, how ignorant. Unless the alleged nominations were for different prices.

Hans

alfaniner 13th October 2020 11:58 AM

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Originally Posted by MRC_Hans (Post 13256419)
Or, how ignorant. Unless the alleged nominations were for different prices.

Hans

Oh, I'm sure he paid the same for all of them.

The Man 13th October 2020 01:41 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Jim_MDP (Post 13256302)
Did I misread or did Trump tweet implying that he was nommed for multiple Nobel awards (not noms but awards)?
How bombastic can one person be?

He never quite specified, only speaking of multiple nominations. The inference being, based on the fact that he only referenced his middle east window dressing, that all were for the peace prize. Not that I wouldn't put it past Trump try to lay claim to any of the other, like economics in particular. Heck, given what he now thinks he knows about the corona virus, the medicine or chemistry might be in his sights for next year.


Naturally, I don't recall him even mentioning who the committee announced the peace prize award would go to 4 days ago.

https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/pe...press-release/

While apparently still bemoaning the lack of press coverage of his allegedly illegible nomination(s) just yesterday.

alfaniner 13th October 2020 02:14 PM

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Originally Posted by The Man (Post 13256543)
He never quite specified, only speaking of multiple nominations. The inference being, based on the fact that he only referenced his middle east window dressing, that all were for the peace prize. Not that I wouldn't put it past Trump try to lay claim to any of the other, like economics in particular. Heck, given what he now thinks he knows about the corona virus, the medicine or chemistry might be in his sights for next year.


Naturally, I don't recall him even mentioning who the committee announced the peace prize award would go to 4 days ago.

https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/pe...press-release/

While apparently still bemoaning the lack of press coverage of his allegedly illegible nomination(s) just yesterday.

There it is again...
I'm not sure if you meant "illegal", "ineligible", or "illegitimate", but "illegible" doesn't quite make sense. Care to clarify?

Skeptic Ginger 13th October 2020 02:17 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by pgwenthold (Post 13255985)
But why do that? No one cares.

This ^. It's hilarious and pitiful at the same time that Trump actually expected the news to report his nomination.

Skeptic Ginger 13th October 2020 02:21 PM

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Originally Posted by slyjoe (Post 13256005)
Similar to the list of who takes the most federal aid. No surprise:

New Mexico
Kentucky
Mississippi
West Virginia
Montana
Alaska
S. Carolina
Indiana
Arizona
Wyoming

Speaking of federal aid, Lindsey Graham was whining yesterday that the ACA was a disaster because SC didn't get enough money out of it. I don't recall the number he gave.

SezMe 13th October 2020 02:23 PM

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Originally Posted by slyjoe (Post 13256005)
Similar to the list of who takes the most federal aid. No surprise:

New Mexico
Kentucky
Mississippi
West Virginia
Montana
Alaska
S. Carolina
Indiana
Arizona
Wyoming

Is that "aid" or dollars? For example, a military installation or NASA facility can bring in a lot of money but I wouldn't call itm "aid".

slyjoe 13th October 2020 02:34 PM

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Originally Posted by SezMe (Post 13256579)
Is that "aid" or dollars? For example, a military installation or NASA facility can bring in a lot of money but I wouldn't call itm "aid".

That's a very good point. I think it was aid; the article I got it from had both ways of looking at the data. I'll see if I can find it again.

ETA: I think it's funding. But there is high correlation between funding and "aid".

The Atlantic article:
https://www.theatlantic.com/business...takers/361668/

Which refers back to the WalletHum article; the methodology is outlined here.
https://wallethub.com/edu/states-mos...vernment/2700/

However, their methodology is hard to understand. This article shows (probably more intuitively) that California gets the most total federal dollars.
https://worldpopulationreview.com/st...l-aid-by-state

The Man 13th October 2020 02:45 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by alfaniner (Post 13256570)
There it is again...
I'm not sure if you meant "illegal", "ineligible", or "illegitimate", but "illegible" doesn't quite make sense. Care to clarify?

Just a play on on TofuFighter asserting meaning both allegedly and illegibly before.

Ladewig 13th October 2020 02:48 PM

Why isn’t more being done to torque up President Trump?!11!!!?

“Oh, you got three this year, Mr. President? What a coincidence, Obama got three nominations this year as well.”

Or

“President Obama had 15 nominations, but if you want to get excited by three of them then have at it, Mr. President.”

Or

“If we guarantee that Obama won’t attend, will you go to the dedication of monument for the COVID 19 victims? It will include a statue of you, Mr. President. There is even talk of putting it on the White House grounds.”

Captain_Swoop 13th October 2020 02:59 PM

Trump Tweets
How dare failed Presidential Candidate (1% and falling!) @CoryBooker make false charges and statements about me in addressing Judge Barrett.
Illegally, never even lived in Newark when he was Mayor. Guy is a total loser! I want better Healthcare for far less money, always.....

....protecting people with Pre-existing conditions. He has done nothing on Healthcare, cost or otherwise, or virtually anything else. An empty suit!!!

Norman Alexander 13th October 2020 03:46 PM

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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13256632)
Trump Tweets
How dare failed Presidential Candidate (1% and falling!) @CoryBooker make false charges and statements about me in addressing Judge Barrett.
Illegally, never even lived in Newark when he was Mayor. Guy is a total loser! I want better Healthcare for far less money, always.....

....protecting people with Pre-existing conditions. He has done nothing on Healthcare, cost or otherwise, or virtually anything else. An empty suit!!!

New rap name: Master Projector DJT.

slyjoe 13th October 2020 04:59 PM

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Originally Posted by Norman Alexander (Post 13256667)
New rap name: Master Projector DJT.

Shortened to "Master P DJT".

gypsyjackson 13th October 2020 05:31 PM

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Originally Posted by Norman Alexander (Post 13256667)
New rap name: Master Projector DJT.

But that ignores how his main talent is baiting people.

Segnosaur 13th October 2020 05:45 PM

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Originally Posted by gypsyjackson (Post 13256739)
But that ignores how his main talent is baiting people.

I hear he is a master at it.

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Captain_Swoop 13th October 2020 06:14 PM

"He left! He left! He abandoned you" -- speaking in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Trump attacks Biden for the fact his family moved away from Pennsylvania when he was 10

"I'm immune. I could come down and start kissing everybody. I'll kiss every guy. Man and woman. Look at that guy, how handsome he is. I'll kiss him. Not with a lot of enjoyment, but that's okay." -

"You're immune right now" -- Trump asks how many people in the audience have had coronavirus, then congratulates them on being immune .

Norman Alexander 13th October 2020 06:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by gypsyjackson (Post 13256739)
But that ignores how his main talent is baiting people.

Quote:

Originally Posted by Segnosaur (Post 13256749)
I hear he is a master at it.

Sent from my LM-X320 using Tapatalk

I tee them up, and whoosh...! :D

Norman Alexander 13th October 2020 06:26 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop (Post 13256771)
"He left! He left! He abandoned you" -- speaking in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Trump attacks Biden for the fact his family moved away from Pennsylvania when he was 10

"I'm immune. I could come down and start kissing everybody. I'll kiss every guy. Man and woman. Look at that guy, how handsome he is. I'll kiss him. Not with a lot of enjoyment, but that's okay." -

"You're immune right now" -- Trump asks how many people in the audience have had coronavirus, then congratulates them on being immune .

Having lost all sympathy for his sycophants, I would be running book on how many of them he will have infected. And also how many of them will have (re)infected him.

Stacyhs 13th October 2020 06:37 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Segnosaur (Post 13256749)
I hear he is a master at it.

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Put a sock on it, Trump. Oh, you did. My mistake.


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