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Old 14th April 2020, 05:30 PM   #201
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
So Trump says he's granting authority to the governors as to when they open up their state.
I don't understand why. But I'll grant you the authority to continue posting in the forum.....
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Old 14th April 2020, 05:33 PM   #202
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Trump: States needed ventilators but weren't doing anything.
Reality: Colorado ordered 500, Feds seized them, then sent 100 and credited R senator.
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Old 14th April 2020, 05:39 PM   #203
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
Trump: States needed ventilators but weren't doing anything.
Reality: Colorado ordered 500, Feds seized them, then sent 100 and credited R senator.
Exact same thing in Arizona.

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The state of Arizona, led by Republican Gov. Doug Ducey and Health Services Department Director Dr. Cara Christ, initially asked the federal government for 5,000 ventilators. That ask was approved by federal officials. But Arizonaís request was dramatically downsized to just 500 ventilators last week as it became clear that the federal government didnít actually have the resources to follow through on its original agreement. By ultimately sending 100, the feds are fulfilling just 2 percent of what they initially agreed to send and only 20 percent of the request the state made just last week.
Martha McSally crowed about this - so this seems to be the WH game plan for endangered senators.

https://www.vox.com/2020/4/13/212189...rs-coronavirus
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Old 14th April 2020, 05:46 PM   #204
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Originally Posted by thaiboxerken View Post
I don't understand why. But I'll grant you the authority to continue posting in the forum.....
Thank you! I'm granting you the authority to grant me authority to continue posting in the forum!
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Old 14th April 2020, 05:50 PM   #205
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
Trump: States needed ventilators but weren't doing anything.
Reality: Colorado ordered 500, Feds seized them, then sent 100 and credited R senator.

And if anyone dies in Colorado because of a lack of ventilators.... it'll be the WHO's fault.


... and the do-nothing-Dems fault (cuz they exist)

... and Obama's fault (cuz he exists)

... and Hillary's fault (cuz she exists)

... and Cuomo's fault (uh... oh hell, just because)
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Old 14th April 2020, 05:57 PM   #206
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
So Trump says he's granting authority to the governors as to when they open up their state. LOL! He has no power to 'grant authority' over this but it's amusing how he's trying to spin the fact that he was just plain wrong. Remember yesterday when he said he'd have a list of the legal reasons he has "total control" over the governors? He just can't admit he was wrong. Lying putz.
It's almost amusing what a putz he is. Trump HAD NOTHING to do with them shutting down and now after they announce plans to begin to reopen Trump says they can.

What a putz.
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Old 14th April 2020, 05:58 PM   #207
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I am seriously regretting not looking more seriously into moving to Canada four years ago and building a house in the USA instead.
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Old 14th April 2020, 06:22 PM   #208
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WaPo headline: "Coming to your $1,200 relief check: Donald J. Trump’s name"

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The Treasury Department has ordered President Trump’s name be printed on stimulus checks the Internal Revenue Service is rushing to send to tens of millions of Americans, a process that is expected to slow their delivery by several days, senior agency officials said.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...2b7_story.html

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Old 14th April 2020, 06:24 PM   #209
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Originally Posted by Cain View Post
WaPo headline: "Coming to your $1,200 relief check: Donald J. Trumpís name"



https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...2b7_story.html

NPD.
If it came out of his personal pockets, no problem. But it doesn't. His narcissism knows no boundries.
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Old 14th April 2020, 06:26 PM   #210
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He probably got wind of the inane "Oh so you triggered liberals are too good to cash a check from Trump" arguments/bear pokings I've seen various versions of floating around social media.
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Old 14th April 2020, 06:26 PM   #211
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Looks like Trump found his scapegoat for the corona virus.

USA withdraws monetary support to WHO.
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Old 14th April 2020, 06:29 PM   #212
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I can't wait for the "Endorsing this check counts as a legally binding vote for Donald J. Trump for the office of President in 2020" fine print on the checks to come next.
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Old 14th April 2020, 06:59 PM   #213
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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
I can't wait for the "Endorsing this check counts as a legally binding vote for Donald J. Trump for the office of President in 2020" fine print on the checks to come next.
Hell, for months now I've been expecting news that all those "text TRUMP to xXxX" screeds carry a hidden automatic $5 hit to your PayPal.
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Old 14th April 2020, 07:01 PM   #214
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It's almost amusing what a putz he is. Trump HAD NOTHING to do with them shutting down and now after they announce plans to begin to reopen Trump says they can.

What a putz.

The power of Trump compels you!
The power of Trump compels you!
The power of Trump compels you!
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Old 14th April 2020, 07:29 PM   #215
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The power of Trump compels you!
The power of Trump compels you!
The power of Trump compels you!
Well, he is God's gift to the world!
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Old 14th April 2020, 07:34 PM   #216
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Originally Posted by Cain View Post
WaPo headline: "Coming to your $1,200 relief check: Donald J. Trumpís name"
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The Treasury Department has ordered President Trumpís name be printed on stimulus checks the Internal Revenue Service is rushing to send to tens of millions of Americans, a process that is expected to slow their delivery by several days, senior agency officials said.
Standard behavior for all preening dictators. Slow the delivery "by several days" so his name can be added to the check? What, no 'Vote for Me - KAG 2020,' slogan stamped on the checks too? Or was that rejected as being a little bit too much?

What a piece of garbage Trump is.
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Old 14th April 2020, 07:48 PM   #217
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Looks like Trump found his scapegoat for the corona virus.

USA withdraws monetary support to WHO.
Thew USA will not have a friend left in the world when Donnie is through. Not even Russia.
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Old 14th April 2020, 07:49 PM   #218
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I am seriously regretting not looking more seriously into moving to Canada four years ago and building a house in the USA instead.
Some of us don't have that option. and will have fo fight it wout here..perhaps literraly.
And if Trump does wreck the USA, the suction will probably drag Canada down with it.
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Old 14th April 2020, 08:07 PM   #219
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So who got their corona money already? Mine's showing as "pending" for tomorrow as a direct deposit. It just says "IRS" something something, no mention of Trump.
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Old 14th April 2020, 08:16 PM   #220
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Well, he is God's gift to the world!
You donít know the president very well.

Trump thinks he is Trumpís gift to the world.
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Old 14th April 2020, 08:18 PM   #221
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
So who got their corona money already? Mine's showing as "pending" for tomorrow as a direct deposit. It just says "IRS" something something, no mention of Trump.
Are you going to spend it all on glitter, or just most of it?
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Old 14th April 2020, 08:27 PM   #222
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It won't. Even if he loses the election, we're stuck with him until January.

And I'm betting that those months are going to make us nostalgic for the relative calm of March and April.
He'll tease that he's going to nullify the election results (even though the president plays no role in certifying the election). In the end, I figure he'll spend the the time in Florida. I'm sure he won't show up for the inauguration.
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Old 14th April 2020, 08:38 PM   #223
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He'll tease that he's going to nullify the election results (even though the president plays no role in certifying the election). In the end, I figure he'll spend the the time in Florida. I'm sure he won't show up for the inauguration.
He's already started trying to nullify the election, and can count on support from at least 4/5 of the Supreme Court.
You are right about not showing up for the inauguration. Unless it's his second one, which will be the biggest of all time.
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Old 14th April 2020, 09:02 PM   #224
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As the dust settles on the $2.2 trillion legislation, it has become clear that one of its largest provisions, a $170 billion tax giveaway, appears to be tailor-made for the benefit of wealthy real estate investors such as President Trump and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, who is running one of Trumpís coronavirus task forces.
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Originally Posted by Cain View Post
WaPo headline: "Coming to your $1,200 relief check: Donald J. Trumpís name"



https://www.washingtonpost.com/polit...2b7_story.html

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Originally Posted by JoeMorgue View Post
I can't wait for the "Endorsing this check counts as a legally binding vote for Donald J. Trump for the office of President in 2020" fine print on the checks to come next.
What people need to use is an official Donald J. Trump endorsed Sharpie to black out his name before cashing it.
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Trump just announced he is suspending WHO funding.
Is it too early/unfair for the world to start calling Covid 19 the Trump virus? It's starting to seem like he is it's champion, doing all he can to promote it's spread around the world.
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Is it too early/unfair for the world to start calling Covid 19 the Trump virus? It's starting to seem like he is it's champion, doing all he can to promote it's spread around the world.
He was already a nasty, mindless virus long before COVID-19.
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What people need to use is an official Donald J. Trump endorsed Sharpie to black out his name before cashing it.
How long until we can get a reporter to ask ďis the Treasury Department keeping track of how many cashed checks have the presidentís name crossed off?Ē
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Any bets on when, in one of these weird pressers he gives, he unleashes a word 'bomb'? The S-bomb, F-bomb ... worse? He's behaving like a kid on the autistic spectrum that has few inhibitions, and it's almost as if he's unaware millions of people are tuned in.
Meh, I donít care about profanity.
Iím waiting until he orders his USSS detail to escort a reporter out of the building.
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So who got their corona money already? Mine's showing as "pending" for tomorrow as a direct deposit. It just says "IRS" something something, no mention of Trump.
Only the paper checks will have his name on them.

What gets me is that the people who will get the paper checks are those most in need of the money ASAP. A lot of these are people who didn't file their tax returns electronically because they didn't make enough to file taxes. They will receive the money later than those who did and now it will be delayed even longer. All for Trump's ego. POTUS: Piece of Totally Useless S***.
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Thew USA will not have a friend left in the world when Donnie is through. Not even Russia.
No worries. They already don't.
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No worries. They already don't.
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Haha! I was going to say just that.

Modi - another useless, racist pig, is about Donny's only pal, and I suspect Modi's playing him like a fiddle anyway.
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Thew USA will not have a friend left in the world when Donnie is through. Not even Russia.
I rather suspect that will be temporary. Once Trump is replaced, either with Biden next January or someone else in 2024, likely most of the countries that aren't enamored with the current administration will breathe a huge sight of relief and relations will return to their pre-Trump normal over the course of the next year.
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I'm not so sure, not now the world knows a treaty signed by one President can just be torn up by a later one.
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I'm not so sure, not now the world knows a treaty signed by one President can just be torn up by a later one.
It's certainly something everyone needs to consider when doing business with the US. Previously, a new administration could be counted on to uphold the committments made by a previous one. No more.
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Trump gives 25 billion to airline industry, cancels pitiful 400 million we give each year to WHO.
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Trump gives 25 billion to airline industry, cancels pitiful 400 million we give each year to WHO.
Presumably, he doesn't think the airline industry has been mean to him.
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I rather suspect that will be temporary. Once Trump is replaced, either with Biden next January or someone else in 2024, likely most of the countries that aren't enamored with the current administration will breathe a huge sight of relief and relations will return to their pre-Trump normal over the course of the next year.
Oh a lot of people will cry when Trump is gone. Most from relief. However, as other posters note, we now know that we can't trust the US. Trump may have a sensible successor, but his voters are still there. Another Trump can come.

For a long time to come, decades, nations and businesses all over the world will be vare wary when making deals with the US. It will not be enough to have someone else in the WH. The US needs to replace their election system with something that allows less room for populists to take over. - It's not hard, such systems are out there, well-tested and established.

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Originally Posted by acbytesla View Post
It's almost amusing what a putz he is. Trump HAD NOTHING to do with them shutting down and now after they announce plans to begin to reopen Trump says they can.

What a putz.


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Only the paper checks will have his name on them.

What gets me is that the people who will get the paper checks are those most in need of the money ASAP. A lot of these are people who didn't file their tax returns electronically because they didn't make enough to file taxes. They will receive the money later than those who did and now it will be delayed even longer. All for Trump's ego. POTUS: Piece of Totally Useless S***.
Have you had to file your taxes already this year to get the money electronically, or just if you have done so in the past?
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