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Old 15th April 2019, 02:56 PM   #161
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Originally Posted by Steve View Post
Most people learn to live with the name they are born with.
Since the good fellow isn't here and was not addresed, very funny. I have a monocle, too, don't you know?
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Old 15th April 2019, 03:05 PM   #162
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
Given it was a corrupt SCOTUS vote they included some clause that it won't count as precedent. Talk about knowing you are cheating.
There is more justification that the State of Washington can set requirements to who they print on their ballots as long as they are universally applied to every candidate than there is for Florida's decision not to count ballots in Bush v Gore.
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Old 15th April 2019, 03:29 PM   #163
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Tweets

Spoke to @TigerWoods to congratulate him on the great victory he had in yesterday’s @TheMasters, & to inform him that because of his incredible Success & Comeback in Sports (Golf) and, more importantly, LIFE, I will be presenting him with the PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM!
"An especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors."
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Old 15th April 2019, 03:43 PM   #164
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Originally Posted by kellyb View Post
Yeah, I just worry Pence will pardon him.
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Mueller has unloaded even more than previously known on the SDNY. Even if Pence pardons him, NY will take every penny he has.
NY state may go after Trump, but SDNY is a federal, not state, court.
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Old 15th April 2019, 03:51 PM   #165
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Originally Posted by Leftus View Post
As far as I know, they haven't asked for the audit records. They aren't really looking for illegal activity, they are in a battle of will. Trump said he wouldn't do something and they are trying to make him.

Neal has stated that his goal is to make them public.
Really they're holding him to something he said he would do, in regard to his tax return.
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Old 15th April 2019, 03:52 PM   #166
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Originally Posted by ShadowSot View Post
Really they're holding him to something he said he would do, in regard to his tax return.
Promises made. Promises kept.
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Old 15th April 2019, 04:10 PM   #168
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Originally Posted by Roofgardener View Post
I see. That makes sense. Because the Democrats START with the assumption that President Trump is guilty of SOMETHING. He MUST be. After all, if he wasn't guilty of something, they wouldn't be able to impeach him.

Truly, Trump Derangement Syndrome has infected them all !
I said nothing to suggest that Trump is guilty of something. I said nothing to suggest that Dems are convinced of that. I said they are almost certainly looking for evidence of wrongdoing, but you do that in order to determine whether one is guilty.

Duh.
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Old 15th April 2019, 04:15 PM   #169
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Originally Posted by phiwum View Post
"An especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors."
Trump will give that to himself shortly.
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Old 15th April 2019, 04:20 PM   #170
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Maybe they should have raked the land around the Cathedral. I hear that stops fires.

You know, I have no real idea about how to fight major fires, but it seams like dropping hundreds of pounds of water in a city area (where there are plenty of windows, some of which are probably historical stained glass) is probably going to cause a lot of collateral damage.
Even worse, the sudden cooling of hot stone would explode it like shrapnel, causing more damage and potential injury.

Wouldn't that also be true for all the water they sprayed on it with hoses?
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Old 15th April 2019, 04:22 PM   #171
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Originally Posted by phiwum View Post
"An especially meritorious contribution to the security or national interests of the United States, world peace, cultural or other significant public or private endeavors."
To be fair, plenty of actors, athletes, etc. have received this medal.
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Old 15th April 2019, 04:37 PM   #172
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Originally Posted by quadraginta View Post
Wouldn't that also be true for all the water they sprayed on it with hoses?
Not if it's Holy Water. It's "magic".
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Old 15th April 2019, 04:55 PM   #173
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Originally Posted by ShadowSot View Post
Really they're holding him to something he said he would do, in regard to his tax return.
But is that the role of Ways and Means?

He also said Mexico would pay for the wall, why aren't they helping him keep that promise?

Or, if you want something realistic, removing the ban on interstate sales of health insurance?

I really don't think they are trying to help Trump. Nor is it their role to do so.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Tweets



What do I know about branding, maybe nothing (but I did become President!), but if I were Boeing, I would FIX the Boeing 737 MAX, add some additional great features, & REBRAND the plane with a new name.

No product has suffered like this one. But again, what the hell do I know?
Rally art could work. Maybe some sports wheels as well
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Old 15th April 2019, 05:23 PM   #175
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What do I know about branding, maybe nothing (but I did become President!), but if I were Boeing, I would FIX the Boeing 737 MAX, add some additional great features, & REBRAND the plane with a new name.

No product has suffered like this one. But again, what the hell do I know?
Rally art could work. Maybe some sports wheels as well
I rather think by "rebranding", Trump means Boeing should rename it the "Boeing 737 Trump Bigly", with his name in the biggest letters down the side.

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Trump signs EO in 2017 on Keystone XL. Fed judges rule pipeline illegal. Trump sign super duper EO that "judges can't overrule." What?
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Old 15th April 2019, 05:40 PM   #177
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Old 15th April 2019, 06:27 PM   #178
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Given it was a corrupt SCOTUS vote they included some clause that it won't count as precedent. Talk about knowing you are cheating.
How do you know it was corrupt?
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Old 15th April 2019, 06:44 PM   #179
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Tweets

Spoke to @TigerWoods to congratulate him on the great victory he had in yesterday’s @TheMasters, & to inform him that because of his incredible Success & Comeback in Sports (Golf) and, more importantly, LIFE, I will be presenting him with the PRESIDENTIAL MEDAL OF FREEDOM!
What an idiot. Sadly, it's just not surprising coming from the man who claimed he'd be too busy as president to golf but spends more time on the golf course than any other president in history. It shows where his priorities lie.
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Originally Posted by BobTheCoward View Post
How do you know it was corrupt?
Don't get Bobbed!
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Wouldn't that also be true for all the water they sprayed on it with hoses?
Firefighters don't spray at the fire they spray over it to cool the air until it's to cold to ignite.
They would also douse everything near the fire to slow the spread but it's a rookie mistake to directly target the hottest spot.
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What an idiot. Sadly, it's just not surprising coming from the man who claimed he'd be too busy as president to golf but spends more time on the golf course than any other president in history. It shows where his priorities lie.
It's not as if he does much work when he's in DC - which is good, given how his only interest is in harming as many people as he can for personal gain. The real problem with his constant golf outings is that he's almost certainly blabbing state secrets in the presence of people who he's supposed to be protecting said secrets from.
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Don't get Bobbed!
I would think a claim made with such confidence could be readily proven by the person asserting it
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It's not as if he does much work when he's in DC - which is good, given how his only interest is in harming as many people as he can for personal gain. The real problem with his constant golf outings is that he's almost certainly blabbing state secrets in the presence of people who he's supposed to be protecting said secrets from.
Pretty sure the reliable security folks make sure that neither Trump nor any of his "unsafe" team get told the really juicy bits that would cause real problems if they blabbed. More likely they tell them soft stuff that only makes them feel privileged and "in the loop", like what the Chinese Chairman had for breakfast.
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Trump says his taxes are being audited because he is a Christian.
...He's a strong follower of Republican Jesus, he says? Sounds about right.
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Trump will give that to himself shortly.
I hadn’t thought of that.

I am, however, surprised that he hasn’t given one to any of his kids.
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Don't get Bobbed!
Thanks, that saved me a snarky answer I might have regretted.
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I would think a claim made with such confidence could be readily proven by the person asserting it
Pretty sure you are the only one that has doubts about what I said.
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Pretty sure you are the only one that has doubts about what I said.
Your allies have a high willingness to believe you.
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It's not as if he does much work when he's in DC - which is good, given how his only interest is in harming as many people as he can for personal gain. The real problem with his constant golf outings is that he's almost certainly blabbing state secrets in the presence of people who he's supposed to be protecting said secrets from.

Why is that a problem?
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To be fair, plenty of actors, athletes, etc. have received this medal.
Here's the list. In golf, the last winners were Charles Sifford, Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer.
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Trump says his taxes are being audited because he is a Christian.



https://eu.usatoday.com/story/news/p...cruz/80976252/
Ah, trying to get the evangelicals to support him. What a standardbearer for Christian values this guy's been!
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But is that the role of Ways and Means?

He also said Mexico would pay for the wall, why aren't they helping him keep that promise?
Because a, he's already been blocked on that. And he's been running into continuous blockades as he shifts towards different methods of getting funding for his project. It's a different department addressing it, essentially.

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Or, if you want something realistic, removing the ban on interstate sales of health insurance?
The Democrat platform is that in lieu of a better proposition from Republicans it's better to keep or fix issues with the Affordable Care act or simply expanding the scope of current programs. In this case it would be a fight for Republicans who want this done, something they seem unwilling to do.
Ban on interstate sales is a good thing from the Democrat view.
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I really don't think they are trying to help Trump. Nor is it their role to do so.
Yeah of course they're not trying to help him. He's been boasting about his wealth and success and promising to release his tax returns.
His repeated refusal to follow through on that is suspicious, especially given the historical precedent of previous presidents doing so. Coupled with his previous issues with money and issues of money laundering its suspicious.
Either its because of a relatively small issue that he's making a big deal of not following his promises on, or it shows technically legal but scummy money sources.
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Promises made. Promises kept.
He didn't say "promise".
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
Firefighters don't spray at the fire they spray over it to cool the air until it's to cold to ignite.
They would also douse everything near the fire to slow the spread but it's a rookie mistake to directly target the hottest spot.

So no water would ever come in contact with those overheated stones?
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Trump posts a stupid tweet about the Notre Dame fire, because of course he does.
France's Civil Defence Authority has posted a rare tweet in English, seemingly just to troll trump: https://twitter.com/SecCivileFrance/...74924268376064

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Hundreds of firemen of the Paris Fire Brigade are doing everything they can to bring the terrible #NotreDame fire under control. All means are being used, except for water-bombing aircrafts which, if used, could lead to the collapse of the entire structure of the cathedral.
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So no water would ever come in contact with those overheated stones?
it's not supposed to.

Point is: putting out fires should be a precision job, if at all possible.
Just dropping a ton of water on it is not as precise as is desirable.

The French authorities felt it necessary to put out a statement that Trump's idea would be really bad in this case.
In English.
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So no water would ever come in contact with those overheated stones?
Water probably shouldn't come in contact with Trump, either. He'd probably melt like the Wicked Witch.
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France's Civil Defence Authority has posted a rare tweet in English, seemingly just to troll trump: https://twitter.com/SecCivileFrance/...74924268376064
And a tweet in reply

"Veuillez nous excuser pour notre crétin orange."
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And a tweet in reply

"Veuillez nous excuser pour notre crétin orange."
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