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Forum: USA Politics Yesterday, 02:19 AM
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Posted By Ladewig
What’s with the past tense?

What’s with the past tense?
Forum: USA Politics 8th August 2022, 05:15 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
A valid point, however Trump also has a penchant...

A valid point, however Trump also has a penchant for ******* things up.
And a penchant for believing that he can outsmart everyone because he is a super genius.
Forum: USA Politics 7th August 2022, 07:18 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 90,231
Posted By Ladewig
Yesterday, I watched some of PT 109 (an account...

Yesterday, I watched some of PT 109 (an account of JFK’s naval career.).

I had a very hard time imaging TFG doing any of the things that young Jack did. I’m not even talking about the heroic stuff...
Forum: USA Politics 6th August 2022, 06:15 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 90,231
Posted By Ladewig
Iíd love to survey the MAGAheads to see how many...

Iíd love to survey the MAGAheads to see how many refuse to believe it, how many believe it but donít care, and how many believe it and also approve of it.
Forum: USA Politics 5th August 2022, 05:26 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,654
Posted By Ladewig
Iím very, very, very, very glad he is not...

Iím very, very, very, very glad he is not president.

But if he were, Iíd enjoy watching him try to claim he weighed 220.

Very, very, very glad he is not president.
Forum: USA Politics 5th August 2022, 05:23 PM
Replies: 147
Views: 6,654
Posted By Ladewig
Iím not a Facebook person. What did she say?

Iím not a Facebook person. What did she say?
Forum: USA Politics 5th August 2022, 11:44 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
Sounds good to me. I can imagine there will...

Sounds good to me.

I can imagine there will be great whining and crying as this bill approaches a vote.
Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 04:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,550
Posted By Ladewig
Whatís uncanny is how prescient he was in...

Whatís uncanny is how prescient he was in attacking #44 by saying Obama plays too much golf, spends too much on travel, never reads his security briefings, has too much staff turnover, etc.
Forum: USA Politics 4th August 2022, 02:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,550
Posted By Ladewig
We know Occamís and Hansonís, maybe we should...

We know Occamís and Hansonís, maybe we should have a thread inviting members to speculate what Trumpís Razor should be.
Forum: USA Politics 2nd August 2022, 12:05 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
I can imagine Trump responding, ďKing Leer, sure...

I can imagine Trump responding, ďKing Leer, sure Iíll take that title. I am the best at leering. I am a perfect leerer.Ē
Forum: USA Politics 1st August 2022, 08:26 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,911
Posted By Ladewig
Last thought on Trump’s accusation that teachers...

Last thought on Trump’s accusation that teachers are not trustworthy enough to babysit kids.

How can anyone be less knowledgeable on judging a babysitter’s trustworthiness than Trump?
Forum: USA Politics 1st August 2022, 11:32 AM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,911
Posted By Ladewig
But you left the icing off the cake. When...

But you left the icing off the cake.
When called out on his gaffe, he vomited up this response:



That’s our Trump.
Forum: USA Politics 1st August 2022, 11:19 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 90,231
Posted By Ladewig
I bow to your humor-fu.

I bow to your humor-fu.
Forum: USA Politics 31st July 2022, 07:49 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,911
Posted By Ladewig
For instance, his response on why Lincoln...

For instance, his response on why Lincoln succeeded:
Forum: USA Politics 31st July 2022, 07:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 735
Posted By Ladewig
How Trump would hear that explanation: ďWhy is...

How Trump would hear that explanation: ďWhy is that guy is talking so much. Iím going to start talking as soon as he stops.Ē
Forum: USA Politics 30th July 2022, 02:25 PM
Replies: 144
Views: 13,911
Posted By Ladewig
If Trumpís five closest friends were teachers it...

If Trumpís five closest friends were teachers it would still mean nothing to him. He has zero empathy. His relationships are purely transactional.

In fact, he could say that and then be in a room...
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 11:58 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
If I were an evil-minded Republican, I’d work on...

If I were an evil-minded Republican, I’d work on getting rid of Democratic senators from Republican controlled states, before I launched my presidential kangaroo court.
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 90,231
Posted By Ladewig
Itís funnier to say bald-faced liar. Iím not...

Itís funnier to say bald-faced liar.

Iím not sure if anyone else has noticed it, but he is very vain about his hair.
He really hates the word bald.
Forum: USA Politics 29th July 2022, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 90,231
Posted By Ladewig
You clipped the quote No reporter...

You clipped the quote


No reporter followed up with
ďYes, Mr. President, if you think someone should have devoted resources to get to the bottom -why wasnít it you?Ē you self-centered fathead.Ē
Forum: USA Politics 28th July 2022, 03:15 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 1,480
Posted By Ladewig
Whoops. Nevermind. I didn’t check the dates. This...

Whoops. Nevermind. I didn’t check the dates. This is an old story
…………
The opening post may be underplaying it a bit.

Searching for “Georgia candidate antisemitism” turned up all sorts of...
Forum: USA Politics 27th July 2022, 04:41 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 90,231
Posted By Ladewig
Plus, TFG is not smart enough to realize that...

Plus, TFG is not smart enough to realize that such a lawsuit would help CNN. theyíd be getting all sorts of free publicity from it. And they would get to repeatedly call TFG a liar.

Plus, the...
Forum: USA Politics 27th July 2022, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 90,231
Posted By Ladewig
Iím stealing that. [yoinks] Thatís the...

Iím stealing that.

[yoinks]
Thatís the sound of thievery.
Forum: USA Politics 26th July 2022, 08:41 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 46,783
Posted By Ladewig
Oh címon. If the Romanís were prepared to crucify...

Oh címon. If the Romanís were prepared to crucify thieves, then surely the Christian Nationalists can crucify enemies of the state religion.
Forum: USA Politics 26th July 2022, 10:42 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 46,783
Posted By Ladewig
A whirlpool of stupidity.

A whirlpool of stupidity.
Forum: USA Politics 26th July 2022, 06:16 AM
Replies: 932
Views: 46,783
Posted By Ladewig
From Yahoo News Meanwhile, alt-right...

From Yahoo News

Meanwhile, alt-right conspiracy theorist Jack Posobiec, who also attended, bizarrely claimed the neo-Nazis were, in fact, liberal protestors. ďThere are now actual Neo-Nazis...
Forum: USA Politics 26th July 2022, 06:02 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 90,231
Posted By Ladewig
I donít have tangible evidence that the...

I donít have tangible evidence that the do-research folks are greatly outnumbered by everyone else, so I will not make that claim.


And I have no idea how many of the look-at-the-polls folks have...
Forum: USA Politics 26th July 2022, 05:38 AM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,907
Posted By Ladewig
Yep. As others have said, we are not only in a...

Yep.
As others have said, we are not only in a post-factual world, we are in a post-shame world. Although to be precise, the Republicans created the post-shame world long before Trumpís...
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 08:00 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 90,231
Posted By Ladewig
The bookies donít look at polls or history at...

The bookies donít look at polls or history at all.
The odds are set entirely by the folks placing bets. The bookies are not trying to predict who wins. The bookies are merely trying to make sure...
Forum: USA Politics 25th July 2022, 05:29 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
He expects us to believe that? He expects us...

He expects us to believe that?

He expects us to believe he has a friend?


Also, during his administration, did the TFG ever put together 10 consecutive days without persecuting Pelosi?
...
Forum: USA Politics 24th July 2022, 05:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 2,550
Posted By Ladewig
Poll needs more cowbell Planet X. Iíve...

Poll needs more cowbell Planet X.


Iíve heard people speculate that TFG asked a USSS agent for a cell phone to ensure that the text could not be tracked back to him. Iím doubtful.
Forum: USA Politics 24th July 2022, 05:02 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
“It is difficult to get a man to understand...

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when
his salary depends on his not understanding it” - Upton Sinclair
Forum: USA Politics 18th July 2022, 07:59 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 2,235
Posted By Ladewig
Yeah, before those selfish people with their...

Yeah, before those selfish people with their self-serving objectives came along, you Republicans were hyperfocusssed on the long-term interest of the whole.
Forum: USA Politics 18th July 2022, 03:09 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
Rep Chris Jacobs ďpointed to the 1960...

Rep Chris Jacobs ďpointed to the 1960 presidential election ó when Democrat John F. Kennedy narrowly prevailed over Republican Richard Nixon ó as a model for how Trump should have behaved.Ē

Chris,...
Forum: USA Politics 17th July 2022, 12:02 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,592
Posted By Ladewig
It’s 2022. Both our countries have the technology...

It’s 2022. Both our countries have the technology to present the candidates in a different order on individual paper ballots. And it is even easier to do that on voting machines.

Of course here...
Forum: USA Politics 14th July 2022, 04:02 PM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 90,231
Posted By Ladewig
So women of all political stripes and no...

So women of all political stripes and no political stripe will suffer and risk death.
Yeah, thatíll show those recalcitrant Dems. Ha!
Forum: USA Politics 12th July 2022, 12:40 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
Yep!

Yep!
Forum: USA Politics 12th July 2022, 12:33 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
If someone bragging about doing something is...

If someone bragging about doing something is evidence that the person actually did that thing, then allow me to present evidence that I have slept Jennifer Lopez.

JenniWig was a short but intense...
Forum: USA Politics 11th July 2022, 07:15 PM
Replies: 165
Views: 4,907
Posted By Ladewig
A very notable difference between Trump-style...

A very notable difference between Trump-style name calling and all other name calling is that Trump never hesitates to call people in his own party names.
Forum: USA Politics 11th July 2022, 01:05 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 2,476
Posted By Ladewig
Yes. It is a tax on every person. However in...

Yes. It is a tax on every person.

However in the late 1800s Southern US states made payment of the poll tax a requirement for voting.
Forum: USA Politics 9th July 2022, 06:42 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
Well, 3rd or 4th time that you can recall. ...

Well, 3rd or 4th time that you can recall.
That’s the problem with relying on your memory to determine how reliable your memory is.
Forum: USA Politics 9th July 2022, 01:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,372
Posted By Ladewig
I strongly suspect that if I jumped on a...

I strongly suspect that if I jumped on a conservative board and said California was launching college surveys to make sure that the classes were not too right-wing the indignant anger would make...
Forum: USA Politics 9th July 2022, 01:22 AM
Replies: 1,767
Views: 90,231
Posted By Ladewig
Being a successful liar does not necessarily mean...

Being a successful liar does not necessarily mean that one is a good liar.

It is the gullibility of Trump followers that make him a successful liar.
Forum: USA Politics 8th July 2022, 08:58 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
If I ever hear someone say that to my face Iím...

If I ever hear someone say that to my face Iím going to scream, ďshut up, you ignorant clod.Ē

The GOP has never seriously said ďwell, we really had no intention to do this blindly partisan thing,...
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2022, 09:52 PM
Replies: 932
Views: 46,783
Posted By Ladewig
Heís a doctor!

Heís a doctor!
Forum: USA Politics 5th July 2022, 08:31 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
Those two posts illustrate he either is...

Those two posts illustrate he either is completely delusional or has such contempt for the truth that he couldnít be honest if his life depended on it.

or both.
Forum: USA Politics 4th July 2022, 08:45 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
I pity the students writing dissertations five...

I pity the students writing dissertations five years from now because theyíll have a devil of a time searching for posts about Trump.
Forum: USA Politics 4th July 2022, 08:32 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
I hope your not trying to convince me the...

I hope your not trying to convince me the insurrection was a national security risk (with or without Trump being near Pelosi and Pence.)

My point was there is absolutely nothing anyone could say...
Forum: USA Politics 3rd July 2022, 06:21 PM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
But Trump wouldnít consider a bomb in that...

But Trump wouldnít consider a bomb in that situation to be a compromising of the national security interests because ďthey donít want to hurt me.
Forum: USA Politics 3rd July 2022, 07:20 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
Thanks. I was familiar only with the noun form....

Thanks. I was familiar only with the noun form. Thatís why the D threw me.
Forum: USA Politics 2nd July 2022, 07:29 AM
Replies: 877
Views: 31,889
Posted By Ladewig
Can I buy a vowel because I have no idea what you...

Can I buy a vowel because I have no idea what you are talking about
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