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Old 20th August 2018, 02:18 PM   #241
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Originally Posted by GlennB View Post
I picture Mueller grim-faced, with gritted teeth, making many backups, yet allowing himself a wry smile in quiet moments. Doing a job.
Mueller earned a Bronze Star for valor and a Purple Heart as a Marine Platoon leader in Vietnam.
I doubt he is scared much by General Bone Spur's threats after having seen a fair amount of combat.
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Old 20th August 2018, 02:26 PM   #242
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Originally Posted by LSSBB View Post
Trump 1:1 "Whatever I say it is"
Giuliani: "No, it isn't."
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Old 20th August 2018, 05:07 PM   #243
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
...General Bone Spur's...
Name calling is juvenile.

That said, I prefer Cadet Bone Spurs!
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Old 20th August 2018, 05:25 PM   #244
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Originally Posted by Fast Eddie B View Post
Name calling is juvenile.

That said, I prefer Cadet Bone Spurs!

Sad to say, it is actually Commander-In-Chief Bone Spurs.

He'll set a shining example for all the warm bodies they'll need for whatever war he gets us into to proof how tough he is and to distract from all of his screw-ups and crimes.
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Old 20th August 2018, 05:38 PM   #245
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Originally Posted by quadraginta View Post
Sad to say, it is actually Commander-In-Chief Bone Spurs.

He'll set a shining example for all the warm bodies they'll need for whatever war he gets us into to proof how tough he is and to distract from all of his screw-ups and crimes.
But they'll be the GREATEST and MOST TREMENDOUS and YUGEST screws-ups and crimes in history!
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Old 20th August 2018, 05:43 PM   #246
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I'm reminded of this exchange from Jesus Christ Superstar
”Cru-ci-fy him!” could be the progressives’ answer to “Lock her up!”
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Old 20th August 2018, 05:52 PM   #247
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Originally Posted by alfaniner View Post
I imagine The PDJT has a whiteboard with a list of distractions he can use, complete with the amount of "hit points". At the top of the list (his "smart bombs", as it were) are

Fire Mueller
Fire Rosenstein
Fire Sessions
It's been said by more than one anchor and pundit today, "he's growing more and more out of touch with reality."

He's got a new one today. Trump says he could ‘run’ Mueller probe
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“I can go in, and I could do whatever — I could run it if I want,” Trump told Reuters reporters during an interview in the Oval Office. “But I decided to stay out. I’m totally allowed to be involved if I wanted to be. So far, I haven’t chosen to be involved. I’ll stay out.”
You got to wonder who's been telling this idiot he is above the law. Maybe he watched a rerun of the Nixon interview: "If the President does it, it's not illegal."
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Old 20th August 2018, 05:58 PM   #248
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Giuliani: "No, it isn't."
No one is calling that BS for what it is. Perjury is not going to be based on 'he said, she said'. There is plenty of other kinds of evidence besides personal testimony.

According to Giuliani, each person's reality is what their head says it is. Like I could go take anything out of a store I wanted to because in my reality, I own the store.

Cuomo on CNN just now is saying Giuliani's talking head rounds are a planned campaign.
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Old 20th August 2018, 06:00 PM   #249
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
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You got to wonder who's been telling this idiot he is above the law. Maybe he watched a rerun of the Nixon interview: "If the President does it, it's not illegal."

With the new Justices the GOP is trying to stuff into the SCOTUS he just might end up being right about that.
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Old 20th August 2018, 07:11 PM   #250
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"Just watched former Intelligence Official Phillip Mudd become totally unglued and weird while debating wonderful @PARISDENNARD over Brennan’s Security Clearance. Dennard destroyed him but Mudd is in no mental condition to have such a Clearance. Should be REVOKED? "

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Old 20th August 2018, 07:54 PM   #251
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Nominated for truth.
Truth isn't truth!
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Old 20th August 2018, 09:54 PM   #252
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Tweets

"Just watched former Intelligence Official Phillip Mudd become totally unglued and weird while debating wonderful @PARISDENNARD over Brennan’s Security Clearance. Dennard destroyed him but Mudd is in no mental condition to have such a Clearance. Should be REVOKED? "

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Interesting in that that show was on Friday night (I think) on CNN. He must have only watched the recording tonight. I wish those two had been in the same studio that night. Dennard is infuriating.
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Old 20th August 2018, 09:57 PM   #253
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Interesting in that that show was on Friday night (I think) on CNN. He must have only watched the recording tonight. I wish those two had been in the same studio that night. Dennard is infuriating.
Probably saw something about it on Fox and Friends.
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Old 20th August 2018, 10:47 PM   #254
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Tweets

"Just watched former Intelligence Official Phillip Mudd become totally unglued and weird while debating wonderful @PARISDENNARD over Brennan’s Security Clearance. Dennard destroyed him but Mudd is in no mental condition to have such a Clearance. Should be REVOKED?

"We're done. We're done. Get out!"
-- Phil Mudd (Aug 17, 2018)
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Old 20th August 2018, 11:29 PM   #255
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Originally Posted by Slings and Arrows View Post
"We're done. We're done. Get out!"
-- Phil Mudd (Aug 17, 2018)
His heartfelt anger blew Dennard's phony pedantry clear out of the water.

But hey, CNN is fake, right? So maybe it was all staged.
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Old 20th August 2018, 11:45 PM   #256
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Authorities searching for man who threatened to shoot Trump

Law enforcement authorities are searching for a man who's suspected of threatening to shoot President Donald Trump.

Shawn Richard Christy, of McAdoo, Pennsylvania, has been wanted on a June 19 federal warrant, accused of posting threats on Facebook against the President and Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli.

According to officials, Christy posted, "Keep it up Morganelli, I promise I'll put a bullet in your head as soon as I put one in the head of President Donald J. Trump."

https://www.cnn.com/2018/08/20/polit...ump/index.html (Aug 20, 2018)

"The US Marshals Service is offering $20,000 for information leading to Christy's arrest. The FBI, US Secret Service and US Marshals Service are seeking the public's assistance in locating Christy, who is armed and dangerous and should not be approached."

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"The US Marshals Service is offering $20,000 for information leading to Christy's arrest. The FBI, US Secret Service and US Marshals Service are seeking the public's assistance in locating Christy, who is armed and dangerous and should not be approached."
And your point?

Your post consists of two quotes. What do you have to say about this? Surely something came to mind other than, "Must. Troll. Trump. Thread." Share some of your wisdom with us, why dontcha?
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Old 21st August 2018, 12:46 AM   #258
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Threats to Trump's life are very much premature at this point:
Mueller hasn't handed in his Report, Donald hasn't been impeached and trialed for Treason yet.
Yes, he might get the Death Penalty, but I don't think the Federal Government executes people via Firing Squad anymore.
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Old 21st August 2018, 01:04 AM   #259
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Trump Tweets

"Just watched former Intelligence Official Phillip Mudd become totally unglued and weird while debating wonderful @PARISDENNARD over Brennan’s Security Clearance. Dennard destroyed him but Mudd is in no mental condition to have such a Clearance. Should be REVOKED? "

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Sounds like a threat to me.
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Deficit up 21% from last year, spending up 4.4%, revenue up 1% - all the result of Trump administration fiscal policies
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Old 21st August 2018, 01:31 AM   #261
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Yes, he might get the Death Penalty, but I don't think the Federal Government executes people via Firing Squad anymore.
But that's the original intent. Surely the Framers didn't intend for executions to be ekectric or chemical in nature!
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But that's the original intent. Surely the Framers didn't intend for executions to be ekectric or chemical in nature!
Given they were predominantly British would have thought they'd have wanted to use hanging.
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"We're done. We're done. Get out!"
-- Phil Mudd (Aug 17, 2018)
Yep, when the mealy-mouthed sycophant parroted Trump's accusation that the people who signed the letter were just worried about the money that a clearance was worth, Mudd lost his ****. It's a good thing the mealy-mouthed sycophant wasn't in the same room.

Funny thing is, the mealy-mouthed sycophant was basically admitting that Trump thinks he's threatening his critics with financial damage if they don't shut up. Being entirely transactional himself, Trump is oblivious to any sense of principles. Mudd's reaction shows how well that strategy is working.
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But that's the original intent. Surely the Framers didn't intend for executions to be ekectric or chemical in nature!
Nonsense they would be for hanging.
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”Cru-ci-fy him!” could be the progressives’ answer to “Lock her up!”
I'll have some "We Want Barabas" T-shirts made.
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"Fake News, of which there is soooo much (this time the very tired New Yorker) falsely reported that I was going to take the extraordinary step of denying Intelligence Briefings to President Obama. Never discussed or thought of!"


"Even James Clapper has admonished John Brennan for having gone totally off the rails. Maybe Clapper is being nice to me so he doesn’t lose his Security Clearance for lying to Congress!"


"A Blue Wave means Crime and Open Borders. A Red Wave means Safety and Strength!"
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Trump further tweets

"Big Rally tonight in West Virginia. Patrick Morrisey is running a GREAT race for U.S. Senate. I have done so much for West Virginia, against all odds, and having Patrick, a real fighter, by my side, would make things so much easier. See you later. CLEAN COAL!!!!"

"I am sorry to have to reiterate that there are serious and unpleasant consequences to crossing the Border into the United States ILLEGALLY! If there were no serious consequences, our country would be overrun with people trying to get in, and our system could not handle it!"
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Tweets

"Fake News, of which there is soooo much (this time the very tired New Yorker) falsely reported that I was going to take the extraordinary step of denying Intelligence Briefings to President Obama. Never discussed or thought of!"

He is totally going to do that.
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"A Red Wave means Safety and Strength!"

"One People, one Country, one Leader!"
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"One People, one Country, one Leader!"
"Strong and Stable!"
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"Clean coal". Yes. This is the new thing. Wind power kills birds and is therefore environmentally unfriendly. Know what's not bad for the environment? Fossil fuels.

Science, bitches!
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This is where the laughter ends. The real danger of having this idiot in the White House. From the link:
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The Treasury Department reports that in the first 10 months of this budget year, the deficit totaled $684 billion, up 20.8 percent from the same period last year. Revenues are up only 1 percent this year with the increase held back by a big drop in corporate tax payments. Spending is up 4.4 percent, reflecting a big boost Congress approved earlier this year for domestic and military programs and rising costs to finance the debt.
If you were around when Trump was destroying the USFL, saw him fly the Trump Shuttle into the ground, or watched as he managed his Atlantic City casinos into oblivion, it really is scary. He did great damage to the employees and investors of those businesses, I really hope he doesn't cause the same financial mayhem to the United States but I'm not very hopeful.

Obama helped lead us out of a debilitating recession. I guess Trump wants to roll that back too, like ACA and DACA.
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Yep, when the mealy-mouthed sycophant parroted Trump's accusation that the people who signed the letter were just worried about the money that a clearance was worth, Mudd lost his ****. It's a good thing the mealy-mouthed sycophant wasn't in the same room.

Funny thing is, the mealy-mouthed sycophant was basically admitting that Trump thinks he's threatening his critics with financial damage if they don't shut up. Being entirely transactional himself, Trump is oblivious to any sense of principles. Mudd's reaction shows how well that strategy is working.
Paris called Mudd a liar after insulting him that people want security clearances for the money.

No wonder Mudd said, "We're done."

From Sling's link:
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Paris: “Well, I will be clear in saying that everybody in Washington, D.C. knows if you don’t want to be honest about it, that’s on you, but if you have a security clearance and you keep it, you get more money to have it,” Dennard fired back.

“We’re done. We’re done. Get out!” Mudd yelled.
And Sling thinks this makes Mudd look bad?
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"Strong and Stable!"
And that slogan worked so well for Theresa May and the Tories in the election last year and hasn't at all come back to bite them on the arse.
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This is where the laughter ends. The real danger of having this idiot in the White House. From the link:


If you were around when Trump was destroying the USFL, saw him fly the Trump Shuttle into the ground, or watched as he managed his Atlantic City casinos into oblivion, it really is scary. He did great damage to the employees and investors of those businesses, I really hope he doesn't cause the same financial mayhem to the United States but I'm not very hopeful.

Obama helped lead us out of a debilitating recession. I guess Trump wants to roll that back too, like ACA and DACA.
He probably thinks he can just print more now he owns the country.
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He probably thinks he can just print more now he owns the country.
Probably?

"First of all, you never have to default because you print the money," the presumptive Republican presidential nominee said on CNN.
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"Clean coal". Yes. This is the new thing. Wind power kills birds and is therefore environmentally unfriendly. Know what's not bad for the environment? Fossil fuels.

Science, bitches!
The argument that windmills kill birds is notoriously bad.

It is estimated that wind turbines kill anywhere between 25 thousand to as many as 600,000 birds worldwide. Except nobody really knows. There have been few real studies with credible data collection.

Sounds like a lot of birds. It's not. Glass skyscrapers kill millions of birds. Windows are huge bird killers and house cats are estimated to 3.8 BILLION birds every year.

Perspective.
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I was having read about Rick Wilson's book "Everything Trump Touches Dies".
He has some talent for scathing insult.
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Originally Posted by Squeegee Beckenheim View Post
just in time for the Dems to take over in the midterms and take the blame!
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Originally Posted by newyorkguy View Post
This is where the laughter ends. The real danger of having this idiot in the White House. From the link:


If you were around when Trump was destroying the USFL, saw him fly the Trump Shuttle into the ground, or watched as he managed his Atlantic City casinos into oblivion, it really is scary. He did great damage to the employees and investors of those businesses, I really hope he doesn't cause the same financial mayhem to the United States but I'm not very hopeful.

Obama helped lead us out of a debilitating recession. I guess Trump wants to roll that back too, like ACA and DACA.
Oh, don't worry. They're planning another tax cut for the rich in the next couple of months. That'll sort the economy out.
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