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Old 6th December 2019, 08:46 AM   #41
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Originally Posted by rockysmith76 View Post
Clarification: Nunes has a lawsuit out there against twitter to reveal the identity behind an account acting as a satirical cow, because his farm isn't in the State he claims it is. Clear enough?
Nunes has lawsuits because he is a snowflake.
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Old 6th December 2019, 08:46 AM   #42
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Originally Posted by rockysmith76 View Post
Clarification: Nunes has a lawsuit out there against twitter to reveal the identity behind an account acting as a satirical cow, because his farm isn't in the State he claims it is. Clear enough?
You think Nunes is a petty criminal?
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Old 6th December 2019, 08:50 AM   #43
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Originally Posted by BobTheCoward View Post
Many votes they have conflicts material to the issue. "My constituents want me to vote X" is a real conflict that prevents representatives from being neutral on issues.
No, that's not a conflict, it's their job.
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Old 6th December 2019, 09:01 AM   #44
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Originally Posted by Belz... View Post
You think Nunes is a petty criminal?
vexatious litigate level, yes, his abuses of the legal system should make him one....
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Old 6th December 2019, 09:12 AM   #45
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No, that's not a conflict, it's their job.
And that is still his job on a committee...it isn't to be impartial. He is there to be partial.
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Old 6th December 2019, 09:22 AM   #46
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Originally Posted by rockysmith76 View Post
Clarification: Nunes has a lawsuit out there against twitter to reveal the identity behind an account acting as a satirical cow, because his farm isn't in the State he claims it is. Clear enough?
Actually you are not clear at all. His farm is not in the State he claims it is? Who is “he?” Nunes or the owner of the satirical site? The suite is just to correct the location of the farm on the satirical site? That’s Nunes only problem and only intent? Yes?
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Old 6th December 2019, 09:29 AM   #47
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Originally Posted by Giordano View Post
Actually you are not clear at all. His farm is not in the State he claims it is? Who is “he?” Nunes or the owner of the satirical site? The suite is just to correct the location of the farm on the satirical site? That’s Nunes only problem and only intent? Yes?
Maybe you should do some reading for yourself.
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Old 6th December 2019, 09:31 AM   #48
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Nunes is making a big deal about calling himself a "Farmer" to his California constituents (even on the ballot)- even though he isn't one; and the closest connection he has to farmers is a farm of members of his family in Ohio.
He is using for the tremendous damage to his reputation the revelation of this has caused him.
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Old 6th December 2019, 10:32 AM   #49
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Originally Posted by CORed View Post
This is what passes for logic in Republican talking points. Nobody seems to be able to even make up a specific accusation something that Hunter Biden has done that is illegal under American or Ukrainian law, or even of anything that is arguably unethical. But, he got paid a big salary, so he must have been doing something shady.

If you've got absolutely no facts or evidence supporting your position, just keep throwing some absurd innuendo at it, and maybe it will stick.
Not to mention that $50K a month as a retainer for a Lawyer on the board of a major National energy company, is not particularly high - its actually at the low end of what I would expect to see for a similar position on the board of a major US energy company, typically between $50k and $100K per month.
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Old 6th December 2019, 10:35 AM   #50
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
Nunes is making a big deal about calling himself a "Farmer" to his California constituents (even on the ballot)- even though he isn't one; and the closest connection he has to farmers is a farm of members of his family in Ohio.
He is using for the tremendous damage to his reputation the revelation of this has caused him.
Or Big Z can spell it out for you, or you could read it yourself but Nooooooo.......
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Old 6th December 2019, 12:17 PM   #51
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Originally Posted by rockysmith76 View Post
Maybe you should do some reading for yourself.
Oh but I have! Which is why your posts on this topic make no sense. Your description of Nunes’s suit is wrong and misleading.
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Nunes is suing CNN for defamation in a hilariously bad lawsuit...

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Old 8th December 2019, 02:41 PM   #53
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Nunes is suing CNN for defamation in a hilariously bad lawsuit...

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In a highly inconvenient coincidence of timing, within hours of Nunes’s lawsuit, the House Intelligence Committee published a report on the scandal that included new phone records. These records show that Nunes and Parnas have spoken on the phone several times.
http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/...peachment.html

If Nunes finds Parnas such a "renowned liar, a fraudster, a hustler,” then why is he speaking to him on the phone several times?
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Old 8th December 2019, 11:28 PM   #54
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Democrats are so much better than Republicans at knowing when to abandon the wounded. They must know that their prospects are so much better without Nunes in their lifeboat. Dems forgot Al Franken's name as soon as he wasn't value added to the party. They should take a lesson.
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Old 9th December 2019, 05:32 AM   #55
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/...peachment.html

If Nunes finds Parnas such a "renowned liar, a fraudster, a hustler,” then why is he speaking to him on the phone several times?
It's just incredible how completely interlinked these Repugnicans are. Apparently all the ones at the top are somehow hip-deep in Russian conspiracies.
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Old 9th December 2019, 07:02 AM   #56
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Not to mention that $50K a month as a retainer for a Lawyer on the board of a major National energy company, is not particularly high - its actually at the low end of what I would expect to see for a similar position on the board of a major US energy company, typically between $50k and $100K per month.
Salary or Retainer?
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I'll make you a deal. You provide me with a primary source that says that Biden was being paid $50k a month by Burisma, and I'll explain to you why the payments made are not suspicious.
So ... is that a no from Brainster then ?
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Democrats are so much better than Republicans at knowing when to abandon the wounded. They must know that their prospects are so much better without Nunes in their lifeboat. Dems forgot Al Franken's name as soon as he wasn't value added to the party. They should take a lesson.
Who says Nunes is wounded and hurting the GOP? Not the Republicans, unless I missed something. Which is possible. Is someone on the right criticizing him?
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Old 9th December 2019, 03:46 PM   #60
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
Nunes is making a big deal about calling himself a "Farmer" to his California constituents (even on the ballot -
How do you call yourself a farmer on a ballot? All I've ever seen is D, an R, maybe an I ...I

ETA: Then again, I'm not a Californian.
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On the ballot, no. In your advertising, yes.
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Who says Nunes is wounded and hurting the GOP? Not the Republicans, unless I missed something. Which is possible. Is someone on the right criticizing him?
Nunes has a pinprick right now that will become gangrenous and attract sharks. The phone records will attract more curious reporters and perhaps the FBI. According to the travel record, four other people were at that meeting and one needs to improve his situation with the US Attorney. One of the other three will likely figure out that there are fewer deals to be had than potential defendants.

https://www.cnn.com/interactive/2019...on-bosco-intl/
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A lot of these clowns will go out with Trump. This one is joined at the hip to Trump.
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A lot of these clowns will go out with Trump. This one is joined at the hip to Trump.
Nunez is a senator. He's been in office since the Bush administration. He's been re-elected twice already, both before Trump. I think you're fantasizing.
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Nunez is a senator.

LOL! No he's not. And predating Trump doesn't imply he isn't a Trump toady.

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LOL! No he's not. And predating Trump doesn't imply he isn't a Trump toady.
Haha oh wow. My bad. He's actually a representative. He's been re-elected half a dozen times, before Trump took office.

Congress people can sat in office as long as they keep their constituents happy. Nunez's constituents won't go away when Trump does. When Trump goes, Nunez will just move on to the next big thing that keeps his constituents happy. Because like all representatives, he's joined at the hip to his voters, not to the president.

Nunez didn't get into politics because of Trump. It's a fantasy that he's only going to stay in politics as long Trump stays.
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post
Haha oh wow. My bad. He's actually a representative. He's been re-elected half a dozen times, before Trump took office.

Congress people can sat in office as long as they keep their constituents happy. Nunez's constituents won't go away when Trump does. When Trump goes, Nunez will just move on to the next big thing that keeps his constituents happy. Because like all representatives, he's joined at the hip to his voters, not to the president.

Nunez didn't get into politics because of Trump. It's a fantasy that he's only going to stay in politics as long Trump stays.
Trump and senate pals might be all that stop him going to prison.
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And his name is Nunes, not Nunez or Núñez. He's of Portugese descent.
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Originally Posted by theprestige View Post

Nunez didn't get into politics because of Trump.

That does not imply he won't go down with Trump, or that he's not a Trump sycophant.
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