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Old 1st September 2020, 04:45 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Today's briefing

REPORTER: Does the president condemn the actions of Kyle Rittenhouse, who is accused of shooting protesters?

McENANY: The president is not going to weigh in on that.
Is she telling the reporters, or is she actually telling Trump what to do.
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Old 1st September 2020, 05:13 AM   #42
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https://www.cnn.com/2020/09/01/opini...nio/index.html

How do we make this Kyle R thing go away? It's a perfectly manipulated distraction from Trump. All he has to do is hop on a plane and keep these riots and conflicts with Trumpsters going.

It is getting too much news. The "Chinese virus" will go away. At least in the news. It's fallen to local news.
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Old 1st September 2020, 05:41 AM   #43
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In the interview he seemed to be implying some kind of planned attack on the Convention.

"We had somebody get on a plane from a certain city this weekend, and in the plane it was almost completely loaded with thugs, wearing these dark uniforms, black uniforms, with gear and this and that. They're on a plane."

Trump says this is "under investigation right now."

Probably just the Blues Brothers.
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He can't tell the difference between reality and a movie he saw. I wonder if he ever saw any of the Police Academy movies. Maybe he'll start claiming they're real.
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Old 1st September 2020, 06:21 AM   #45
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post

"We had somebody get on a plane from a certain city this weekend, and in the plane it was almost completely loaded with thugs, wearing these dark uniforms, black uniforms, with gear and this and that. They're on a plane."
AND THE THUGS SPOKE WELSH, AND EINSTEIN SAT DOWN, AND EVERYONE APPLAUDED!
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Old 1st September 2020, 06:29 AM   #46
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Originally Posted by shemp View Post
He can't tell the difference between reality and a movie he saw. I wonder if he ever saw any of the Police Academy movies. Maybe he'll start claiming they're real.
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Old 1st September 2020, 07:25 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by I Am The Scum View Post
From the same interview, Trump compares the shooting of Blake to missing a putt in a golf tournament (that's not an exaggeration). The Fox host again, attempts to bring the discussion back to something appearing not-so-horrid.
If Tiger Woods had been there it wouldn't have happened!
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Old 1st September 2020, 07:28 AM   #48
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
In the interview he seemed to be implying some kind of planned attack on the Convention.

"We had somebody get on a plane from a certain city this weekend, and in the plane it was almost completely loaded with thugs, wearing these dark uniforms, black uniforms, with gear and this and that. They're on a plane."

Trump says this is "under investigation right now."

Probably just the Blues Brothers.
"And they're still circling around your suburbs, and they kill your soccer moms!"
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Originally Posted by shemp View Post
If Tiger Woods had been there it wouldn't have happened!
Since you mention... Tiger Woods, phoney baloney Trump enabler. He mumbled some supportive words about BLM a few weeks ago. He also cried when Trump recently reduced him to a prop -- awarding him the Medal of Freedom -- which he richly deserves in some alternate universe.
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Old 1st September 2020, 07:54 AM   #50
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
In the interview he seemed to be implying some kind of planned attack on the Convention.
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Trump says this is "under investigation right now.".
We will get the results of the investigation "in 2 weeks".


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Originally Posted by Segnosaur View Post
We will get the results of the investigation "in 2 weeks".
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Old 1st September 2020, 08:01 AM   #52
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Guess what the "secret word" is for today.

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"They can do 10,000 great acts, which is what they do, and one bad apple — or a choker," he said. "Y'know a choker. They choke."

Trump continued: "I'm saying people choke. People choke. And people are bad people. You have both. You have some bad people, and they choke."

He added: "You could be a police officer for 15 years and all of a sudden you're confronted. You've got a quarter of a second to make a decision. If you don't make the decision — and you're wrong — you're dead. People choke under those circumstances, and they make a bad decision."
How did George Floyd die, again? Oh yeah... he was choked.
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Originally Posted by alfaniner View Post
Guess what the "secret word" is for today.



How did George Floyd die, again? Oh yeah... he was choked.
But let's ask an important question: why do we want "chokers" on our police force? Even given the context in which he is using it, I'm not sure why it's acceptable? Golfers who choke end up losing. Does the police force want losers?

If what Trump is saying is true, then isn't the logical consequence that we need to get those chokers out of the police? I can actually agree with that. In fact, if they actually did that, we wouldn't be having this problem.

No, the problem is that the anti-BLM side wants to keep the chokers on the police force! They want to prop up the golfer that chokes.
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Old 1st September 2020, 08:34 AM   #54
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Re: trump claimed police "choked" when they shot someone in the back.

Originally Posted by alfaniner View Post
Guess what the "secret word" is for today.

How did George Floyd die, again? Oh yeah... he was choked.
Rather... Unfortunate choice of words.

I guess the question now is... Was this some sort of deliberate attempt to drum up violence, or a case of incompetence.


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Old 1st September 2020, 08:35 AM   #55
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Trump begins his interview with Laura Ingraham by saying "Portland has been burning for many years, for decades it's been burning,"
Yeah... On seeing that quote the first time, my first thought was "We have always been at war with Eurasia."
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It's now being reported that Trump's trip to Walter Reed was not actually routine, and it's being said it was for stroke-like events of some sort.

Trump, of course, is denying it. He says, "I don't remember going to the hospital for a stroke."

(actually, he didn't actually say that, but it's funny)
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It's now being reported that Trump's trip to Walter Reed was not actually routine, and it's being said it was for stroke-like events of some sort.

Trump, of course, is denying it. He says, "I don't remember going to the hospital for a stroke."

(actually, he didn't actually say that, but it's funny)
Yeah, much as I think that most of us had already pretty much guessed as much.
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Originally Posted by varwoche View Post
Since you mention... Tiger Woods, phoney baloney Trump enabler. He mumbled some supportive words about BLM a few weeks ago. He also cried when Trump recently reduced him to a prop -- awarding him the Medal of Freedom -- which he richly deserves in some alternate universe.
I could have used any pro golfer as an example, Tiger is just the most well known. Maybe I should have said Dustin Johnson? If he had been there, he would have made the three-foot putt.
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Could somebody tell me approximately what time Trump arrives in Kenosha? I'd like to watch on CNN but I'd rather keep my blood pressure down until he's actually in town.
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When I first heard this I thought, that would be a pretty good description of Trump’s special law enforcement officers.


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These folks not only had gear with them, they had this and that. Not just this. We are talking about this and that! On a plane no less.
If I see a thug with this-and-that on a plane, I'll kill them.
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Trump begins his interview with Laura Ingraham by saying "Portland has been burning for many years, for decades it's been burning,"
But but Biden dementia!!!1111
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Is that why it's so warm here in Portland? It's the fires of the city burning for decades?
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Is that why it's so warm here in Portland? It's the fires of the city burning for decades?

I'll bet you didn't notice that the protests had leveled the entire city either, like he previously claimed. You need to pay more attention.
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"We had somebody get on a plane from a certain city this weekend, and in the plane it was almost completely loaded with thugs, wearing these dark uniforms, black uniforms, with gear and this and that. They're on a plane."

Trump says this is "under investigation right now."
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Video here. It's utterly bizarre. The Fox host is desperate to refocus the discussion.
Let's make it even more bizarre! He's actually repeating a completely debunked CT from last June:

Quote:
The conspiracy theory that President Donald Trump pushed Monday that a plane “almost completely loaded with thugs” had been set to disrupt the Republican National Convention was almost identical to a rumor that went viral on Facebook three months ago.

The claim about the flight matches a viral Facebook post from June 1 that falsely claimed, “At least a dozen males got off the plane in Boise from Seattle, dressed head to toe in black.” The post, by an Emmett, Idaho, man, warned residents to “Be ready for attacks downtown and residential areas,” and claimed one passenger had “a tattoo that said Antifa America on his arm.”

That post was shared over 3,000 times on Facebook, and other pages from Idaho quickly added their own spin to it, like the Idaho branch of the far-right militia group 3 Percenters.

One post claimed that “Antifa has sent a plane load of their people” and that the Payette County Sheriff’s Office confirmed it. Within days, that version of the rumor picked up enough steam in Idaho Facebook groups that the Payette County Sheriff’s Office had to release a statement insisting that the viral rumor was “false information.”
https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/pol...ebook-n1238962
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Is that why it's so warm here in Portland? It's the fires of the city burning for decades?
Hmmmm... that must be it! I've certainly noticed it getting warmer over the 30 years I've lived here in Portland!
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Could somebody tell me approximately what time Trump arrives in Kenosha? I'd like to watch on CNN but I'd rather keep my blood pressure down until he's actually in town.
He's there now and on CNN. His puppy Barr is by his side.
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I'll bet you didn't notice that the protests had leveled the entire city either, like he previously claimed. You need to pay more attention.
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“At least a dozen males got off the plane in Boise from Seattle, dressed head to toe in black.”
If you don't come to the Viet Cong, the Viet Cong comes to you.
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If you don't come to the Viet Cong, the Viet Cong comes to you.
Oh, no! An army of Johnny Cash impersonators are attacking Boise!
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Trump before boarding Air Force One on his way to Kenosha:

“You people, I tell ya, if we only had an honest press in this country. It would be much more advanced. But we have a very dishonest press,” he said, later adding, “The press should be ashamed of themselves. I think the press, the media is what’s fueling this, more so than even Biden, cause Biden doesn’t know he’s alive.”
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Let's make it even more bizarre! He's actually repeating a completely debunked CT from last June:


https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/pol...ebook-n1238962
Seriously, he is your senile grandma forwarding loony conspiracy theories on Facebook.
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Trump before boarding Air Force One on his way to Kenosha:

“You people, I tell ya, if we only had an honest press in this country. It would be much more advanced. But we have a very dishonest press,” he said, later adding, “The press should be ashamed of themselves. I think the press, the media is what’s fueling this, more so than even Biden, cause Biden doesn’t know he’s alive.”
Without disclosing it, was this in response to a question?

If so, I'm bringing it to Trump Jeopardy.
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This is a picture of me this morning as I was going to the Fred Meyer Grocery Store.

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Without disclosing it, was this in response to a question?

If so, I'm bringing it to Trump Jeopardy.

It was part of a general statement about the protests, following his crowing about how he saved the city with the National Guard.

""One of the reasons I’m making a trip today and going to Wisconsin is we’ve had such a big success in shutting down what would be … a city that would have been burned to the ground by now,” Trump claimed, adding, “And it all stopped immediately upon the National Guard’s arrival,” Trump said on the tarmac of Joint Base Andrews ahead of his departure to Kenosha, Wisconsin"
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Originally Posted by Dr. Keith View Post
I like your choice of shoes. It shows resilience. Just because things are rough does not mean that we have to reduce ourselves to wearing vulgar footwear.
Thanks. They're Ivanka's. I like to wear them when I'm picking up my dogs' poop in the back yard.
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It was part of a general statement about the protests, following his crowing about how he saved the city with the National Guard.

""One of the reasons I’m making a trip today and going to Wisconsin is we’ve had such a big success in shutting down what would be … a city that would have been burned to the ground by now,” Trump claimed, adding, “And it all stopped immediately upon the National Guard’s arrival,” Trump said on the tarmac of Joint Base Andrews ahead of his departure to Kenosha, Wisconsin"
Once again implying he called in the National Guard when he had zero to do with it.
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"We must strictly and fully enforce our law and have no tolerance for anarchy and no tolerance-ZERO-for violence.
Anyone who breaks the law should be arrested, prosecuted, and punished."

"To the Mayor, I say whenever you're ready, let us know—we'll solve your problem of violence."

President @realDonaldTrump is participating in a community safety roundtable in Kenosha, Wisconsin.
"We're here to show our support."

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Trump Tweets

People are tired of watching the highly political @NBA. Basketball ratings are WAY down, and they won’t be coming back. I hope football and baseball are watching and learning because the same thing will be happening to them. Stand tall for our Country and our Flag!!!

Good luck to Sean Compton, a winner at everything he does!

Had a very productive conversation with Kevin Warren, Commissioner of the Big Ten Conference, about immediately starting up Big Ten football. Would be good (great!) for everyone - Players, Fans, Country. On the one yard line!

Heading to Kenosha, Wisconsin, to thank Law Enforcement and the National Guard for a job well done. The Violence stopped six days ago, the moment the Guard entered the picture. Thank you!

It never ends! Now they are trying to say that your favorite President, me, went to Walter Reed Medical Center, having suffered a series of mini-strokes. Never happened to THIS candidate - FAKE NEWS. Perhaps they are referring to another candidate from another Party!

"My Administration coordinated with the state and local authorities to very, very swiftly deploy the National Guard, surge federal law enforcement to Kenosha, and stop the violence."
We are ready to do the same in any city that wants help.

President @realDonaldTrump is committed to helping Kenosha rebuild.
We will provide $1 million to Kenosha law enforcement, nearly $4 million to support the small businesses that have suffered, and over $42 million to support public safety statewide

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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
Thanks. They're Ivanka's. I like to wear them when I'm picking up my dogs' poop in the back yard.
Is that the Grim Reaper over to the right on the bench?
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