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Old 15th November 2019, 10:42 AM   #841
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For all of Stone's faults, he certainly has a sense of style. That hat, along with a french blue shirt with spread collar, and loosely-knotted garza grossa grenadine tie ... he's got quite the sense of sprezzatura about him.
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Old 15th November 2019, 10:44 AM   #842
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Originally Posted by carlitos View Post
For all of Stone's faults, he certainly has a sense of style. That hat, along with a french blue shirt with spread collar, and loosely-knotted garza grossa grenadine tie ... he's got quite the sense of sprezzatura about him.
Then there's that Nixon tattoo . . .
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Old 15th November 2019, 11:55 AM   #843
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Then there's that Nixon tattoo . . .
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Old 15th November 2019, 12:31 PM   #844
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Originally Posted by Fast Eddie B View Post
Funny thing is almost everybody who worked at the Nixon White House have little respect for Stone;he had a very,very,minor job,basically he was a gofer/errand boy. He might have met Nixon once or twice.
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Old 15th November 2019, 12:33 PM   #845
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Funny thing is almost everybody who worked at the Nixon White House have little respect for Stone;he had a very,very,minor job,basically he was a gofer/errand boy. He might have met Nixon once or twice.
Was Nixon still in office when he got it? Never mind that it's weird to have such a tattoo, but of a disgraced President?
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Old 15th November 2019, 01:04 PM   #846
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Originally Posted by carlitos View Post
For all of Stone's faults, he certainly has a sense of style. That hat, along with a french blue shirt with spread collar, and loosely-knotted garza grossa grenadine tie ... he's got quite the sense of sprezzatura about him.
He'll be trading all in that for an Orange jump suit.

But you know what they say.

"Orange is the new black".
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Old 15th November 2019, 01:24 PM   #847
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There is a metaphysical certainty that that Nixon tattoo talks to him.
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Old 15th November 2019, 03:40 PM   #848
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Originally Posted by acbytesla View Post
He'll be trading all in that for an Orange jump suit.

But you know what they say.

"Orange is the new black".
Well-played, sir.
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Old 15th November 2019, 03:51 PM   #849
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There are 2 things in particular that bother me about the results of the Stone case:

- Its possible that, despite the number of charges he was convicted on, sentencing guidelines suggest he may only spend a year or 2 in jail.

- He has been released from prison until sentencing.

He is a self-professed dirty trickster who was convicted on all accounts. Prior to the trial the judge had to issue a gag order because of Stone's shenanigans, and he has shown no remorse for his crimes (angling for a pardon for Trump, and blaming the legal system.) He should not be free awaiting sentencing... he should be behind bars NOW. Given his past history I would not trust him to act properly prior to his sentencing.

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Old 15th November 2019, 05:12 PM   #850
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Originally Posted by Segnosaur View Post
Looks like Stone is angling for a pardon....

From: https://www.newsweek.com/roger-stone...pardon-1471905
...Stone on Thursday reportedly begged President Donald Trump to pardon him through a message sent to InfoWars far-right conspiracy theorist Alex Jones... "And he said to me, 'Alex, barring a miracle, I appeal to God and I appeal to your listeners for prayer, and I appeal to the president to pardon me because to do so would be an action that would show these corrupt courts that they're not going to get away with persecuting people for their free speech or for the crime of getting the president elected...'"

And there you have it... breaking the law is a form of free speech.

Its not like any president would be dumb enough to listen to a conspiracy web site though, right? Right?

I wonder if there are any state-level charges that can be directed at Stone (the way they hit Manafort following his conviction, to prevent the risk of pardons.)
Since he's under a gag order, which he's violated before and the judge slapped him down for, I don't see this going down well.
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Old 15th November 2019, 06:20 PM   #851
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Originally Posted by Squeegee Beckenheim View Post
Since he's under a gag order, which he's violated before and the judge slapped him down for, I don't see this going down well.
He may be under a gag order but he has already been released pending sentencing (despite the prosecutors recommending he be held in custody.)

They really do seem to be treating him with kid gloves.

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Old 15th November 2019, 07:09 PM   #852
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Originally Posted by Squeegee Beckenheim View Post
Since he's under a gag order, which he's violated before and the judge slapped him down for, I don't see this going down well.
The trial is over, though the sentencing remains. I suppose the gag order is still in effect?
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Will the pardon be immediate, or saved to steal headlines from some suitably damaging news cycle?
We should take bets. I'm going to bet Trump is saving these up until his impeachment is over (provided gutless Republicans keep him in office) and the election is over. So during the lame duck or just after being sworn in for term 2.
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Old 16th November 2019, 03:36 AM   #854
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Originally Posted by Segnosaur View Post
He may be under a gag order but he has already been released pending sentencing (despite the prosecutors recommending he be held in custody.)

They really do seem to be treating him with kid gloves.

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Whether or not he's already been released pending sentencing is a different matter to how the judge is going to react to him once again violating a gag order he's already been slapped down for violating.
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Old 21st November 2019, 03:38 PM   #855
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Originally Posted by carlitos View Post
For all of Stone's faults, he certainly has a sense of style. That hat, along with a french blue shirt with spread collar, and loosely-knotted garza grossa grenadine tie ... he's got quite the sense of sprezzatura about him.
The spread collar and his very weak shoulders add up to a strange look. But, at least his suits are tailored to fit his odd shape.
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Originally Posted by Dr. Keith View Post
The spread collar and his very weak shoulders add up to a strange look. But, at least his suits are tailored to fit his odd shape.
Your shoulders would sag too, if they had Richard Nixon tattooed between them.
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Old 21st November 2019, 10:41 PM   #857
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Originally Posted by carlitos View Post
For all of Stone's faults, he certainly has a sense of style. That hat, along with a french blue shirt with spread collar, and loosely-knotted garza grossa grenadine tie ... he's got quite the sense of sprezzatura about him.
I don't get what people see in his taste. Looks like a clash between a gay maitre d and a low-level mafioso trying too hard to look the part.
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Originally Posted by carlitos View Post
For all of Stone's faults, he certainly has a sense of style. That hat, along with a french blue shirt with spread collar, and loosely-knotted garza grossa grenadine tie ... he's got quite the sense of sprezzatura about him.

I don't get what people see in his taste. Looks like a clash between a gay maitre d and a low-level mafioso trying too hard to look the part.

You seem to be agreeing with each other.
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Old 28th November 2019, 10:27 AM   #859
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The spread collar and his very weak shoulders add up to a strange look. But, at least his suits are tailored to fit his odd shape.
Forget the shoulders, I can't get get past the shape of his head
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Old 29th November 2019, 11:04 AM   #860
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Forget the shoulders, I can't get get past the shape of his head
Me too! That's quite the slope leading to a near cone-head in side profile. Maybe the midwife permanently bent his noggin with the spatula when turning him around?
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Old 29th November 2019, 12:40 PM   #861
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Am I the only one who is reminded of Peter Sellers when I see Roger Stone?
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https://twitter.com/AdamSerwer/statu...78829370740738

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Barr’s entire effort to substantiate the last two years of a “deep state” conspiracy has flopped, despite a monumental effort on his behalf. https://washingtonpost.com/national-...2b1_story.html
Article and excerpt embedded in tweet.

Another source: https://twitter.com/Tom_Winter/statu...78200027762689

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NEW: A source familiar with the draft of the IG's report has confirmed to
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First reported by
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