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Old 23rd August 2019, 01:56 AM   #601
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But not Morgan.
If Morgan's sleeping with Ladewig, how can she fall into that category?
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Old 23rd August 2019, 02:30 AM   #602
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Just concluded a very good meeting on preventing Mass Shootings. Talks are ongoing w/ both Republicans & Democrats. We are likewise engaging with lawful gun owners, survivors, grieving family members, law enforcement, the NRA, mental health professionals, and school officials...

...I am hopeful Congress will engage with my Team to pass meaningful legislation that will make a real difference and, most importantly, Save Lives!
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Old 23rd August 2019, 02:32 AM   #603
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Looking forward to soon being in North Carolina to hold a big rally for wonderful Dan Bishop, who is running for Congress. His opponent wants Open Borders, Sanctuary Cities, and Socialism. He likes the “Squad” more than North Carolina. Dan has my Full and Complete Endorsement!

@SenCoryGardner has done a fantastic job representing the people of Colorado. He really knows how to win. Strong on Crime, Borders & the 2nd A, Cory fights hard for our Military & Vets. John Hickenlooper is badly damaged after his horrible run for President. Big Primary trouble!

Check out a FANTASTIC new book, “STILL WINNING – Why America Went All In On Donald Trump-And Why We Must Do It Again” by the great writer, @CharlesHurt
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Old 23rd August 2019, 02:35 AM   #604
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BREAKING: FBI 302 reports of Bruce Ohr released to @JudicialWatch. Confirm FBI warned that [Steele?] was "desperate that @RealDonaldTrump not get elected and was passionate about him not being the U.S. President."

Biggest story anti- @realDonaldTrump media is hiding: Obama FBI/DOJ, and State Dept colluded with Bruce Ohr, his wife, and Clinton/DNC spies at Fusion GPS to try to destroy @realDonaldTrump. @JudicialWatch uncovered the docs!
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Trumps twitter feed is becoming an ad channel.
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Old 23rd August 2019, 04:18 AM   #606
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BREAKING: FBI 302 reports of Bruce Ohr released to @JudicialWatch. Confirm FBI warned that [Steele?] was "desperate that @RealDonaldTrump not get elected and was passionate about him not being the U.S. President."
Yes, Steele. This is very old news. You know why Steele was desperate to see that Trump wasn't elected? Because he had credible evidence that Trump was compromised by a hostile foreign power.
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Old 23rd August 2019, 05:32 AM   #608
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Yes, Steele. This is very old news. You know why Steele was desperate to see that Trump wasn't elected? Because he had credible evidence that Trump was compromised by a hostile foreign power.
As soon as you see the words "JudicialWatch" in anything that Trump or any of his minions say, you can safely dismiss everything else being said.

"JudicialWatch" is a hyper-partisan extreme conservative group run by Tom Fitton, a birther, a deep-state conspiracy theorist, a climate change denier and a supporter of Breitbart News. I think those facts say everything we need to know about he and his organisation's reliability as a source of information and evidence.
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I’m gonna play devil’s advocate for a second and ask what is wrong with Trump pursuing background checks on people purchasing firearms?
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Old 23rd August 2019, 05:48 AM   #610
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All the best people.

The DOJ sent immigration court employees a link to a racist blog post attacking immigration judges.

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The Justice Department sent immigration court employees an email this week that linked to an article attacking immigration judges with offensive and anti-Semitic slurs, BuzzFeed News reported on Thursday.

The article was posted on the white nationalist website VDare, which routinely traffics in racist and anti-immigration rhetoric and has explicitly targeted immigration judges in the past.

No surprise, it's being blamed on a contractor.

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The post was sent to immigration court employees as part of a daily briefing that usually includes links to news reports about immigration, BuzzFeed reported. A Justice Department spokesperson told the outlet that the briefing in question was put together by a contractor and should not have included the VDare link.
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Old 23rd August 2019, 06:04 AM   #611
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Originally Posted by angrysoba View Post
I’m gonna play devil’s advocate for a second and ask what is wrong with Trump pursuing background checks on people purchasing firearms?
That he's not proposing background checks? I know he mentioned it right after El Paso, but recent reports are that he told the head of the NRA that expanded background checks are off the table.

Same thing he did after the Florida school shooting. Talk about background checks immediately after the shooting and then drop them a week or two later.

Now it turns out that the problem is mental health, regardless of the fact that most shooters are not diagnosed with mental health problems. Now, perhaps there are diagnoses that should have been made, but even that's not clear. One can have a terrible, violent political philosophy without being mentally ill.
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Old 23rd August 2019, 06:06 AM   #612
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All the best people.

The DOJ sent immigration court employees a link to a racist blog post attacking immigration judges.




No surprise, it's being blamed on a contractor.
They have long been receiving articles from Breitbart and other far right sources, with some legitimate news sources.
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Old 23rd August 2019, 06:19 AM   #613
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I’m gonna play devil’s advocate for a second and ask what is wrong with Trump pursuing background checks on people purchasing firearms?
I just realized that someone buying a .22 handgun from a store goes through a more extensive background check than a Trump-cabinet nominee.
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Old 23rd August 2019, 06:37 AM   #614
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We could, if you really have an addiction to pedantry.

You win 1000 internet points. Have fun with them.


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Oh man! That's the most internet points I've ever been awarded! Thank you. I'll probably just save them though. If it helps, this totally distracted me from the fact that it's my fault others don't use words that fit their definitions. Thanks.

Originally Posted by smartcooky View Post
As soon as you see the words "JudicialWatch" in anything that Trump or any of his minions say, you can safely dismiss everything else being said.

"JudicialWatch" is a hyper-partisan extreme conservative group run by Tom Fitton, a birther, a deep-state conspiracy theorist, a climate change denier and a supporter of Breitbart News. I think those facts say everything we need to know about he and his organisation's reliability as a source of information and evidence.
Surely you aren't talking about the same Judicial Watch that blew the doors off of the Benghazi investigation? I seem to remember a larger canine insisting that they were not only patriots, but the only source of truth we can trust!
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Old 23rd August 2019, 09:13 AM   #615
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Trump is saying American companies should stop using China, which has caused the stock market to get bumpy:

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Stocks fell to their lows of the day on Friday after President Donald Trump ordered in a series tweets that U.S. companies find alternatives to their operations in China. Apple led the way lower.
It's not surprising that Trump is saying "everyone else should change how they're doing things except me" but at some point he has to realize that this isn't going the way he planned and he should make some changes.
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Old 23rd August 2019, 09:45 AM   #616
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Trump is saying American companies should stop using China, which has caused the stock market to get bumpy:
In the tweet I read in the Guardian he "ordered" them to make plans to leave. Wow.

"Our great American companies are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing...
....your companies HOME and making your products in the USA. I will be responding to China’s Tariffs this afternoon. "

eta: apologies for infringing Captain Swoop's rights here
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In the tweet I read in the Guardian he "ordered" them to make plans to leave. Wow.
Well, that's how war communism works, ask Lenin.
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In the tweet I read in the Guardian he "ordered" them to make plans to leave. Wow.

"Our great American companies are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing...
....your companies HOME and making your products in the USA. I will be responding to China’s Tariffs this afternoon. "

He really does seem to think he's a king or dictator with absolute authority over everyone.
I'm sure the corporations will obey immediately. I'm reminded of a line I saw on TV once. "You say jump, I ask how high ... would I have to be to listen to you?"
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Old 23rd August 2019, 10:00 AM   #619
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94% Approval Rating within the Republican Party. Thank you!
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Old 23rd August 2019, 10:01 AM   #620
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The Economy is strong and good, whereas the rest of the world is not doing so well. Despite this the Fake News Media, together with their Partner, the Democrat Party, are working overtime to convince people that we are in, or will soon be going into, a Recession. They are.....

..willing to lose their wealth, or a big part of it, just for the possibility of winning the Election. But it won’t work because I always find a way to win, especially for the people! The greatest political movement in the history of our Country will have another big win in 2020!

Now the Fed can show their stuff!

As usual, the Fed did NOTHING! It is incredible that they can “speak” without knowing or asking what I am doing, which will be announced shortly. We have a very strong dollar and a very weak Fed. I will work “brilliantly” with both, and the U.S. will do great...

....My only question is, who is our bigger enemy, Jay Powell or Chairman Xi?
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Our Country has lost, stupidly, Trillions of Dollars with China over many years. They have stolen our Intellectual Property at a rate of Hundreds of Billions of Dollars a year, & they want to continue. I won’t let that happen! We don’t need China and, frankly, would be far....

....better off without them. The vast amounts of money made and stolen by China from the United States, year after year, for decades, will and must STOP. Our great American companies are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China, including bringing..

....your companies HOME and making your products in the USA. I will be responding to China’s Tariffs this afternoon. This is a GREAT opportunity for the United States. Also, I am ordering all carriers, including Fed Ex, Amazon, UPS and the Post Office, to SEARCH FOR & REFUSE,....

....all deliveries of Fentanyl from China (or anywhere else!). Fentanyl kills 100,000 Americans a year. President Xi said this would stop - it didn’t. Our Economy, because of our gains in the last 2 1/2 years, is MUCH larger than that of China. We will keep it that way!
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Old 23rd August 2019, 10:05 AM   #622
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Originally Posted by plague311 View Post
Trump is saying American companies should stop using China, which has caused the stock market to get bumpy:



It's not surprising that Trump is saying "everyone else should change how they're doing things except me" but at some point he has to realize that this isn't going the way he planned and he should make some changes.
Does he?
Does he have to realize that he should make changes?

I posit that such a thought is beyond his abilities.
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Old 23rd August 2019, 10:10 AM   #623
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Not sure if this was covered earlier in the week...

https://www.politico.com/story/2019/...-trump-1673427
A whistleblower recently made “credible allegations” to the Ways and Means Committee of potentially wrongful interference with the IRS’ presidential audit process, lawyers for the House told a federal court Tuesday.

So if true, not only is Trump trying desperately to hide his tax returns from the public (with the claim that he can't because they're under audit), he or his minions may be trying to mess with the audit system overall.
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Old 23rd August 2019, 11:02 AM   #624
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Our great American companies are hereby ordered to immediately start looking for an alternative to China
This man has to be ******* insane LoL. Did anyone tell him that he can't actually tell companies what to do? He actually does think that everyone has to listen to him.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
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Our Economy, because of our gains in the last 2 1/2 years, is MUCH larger than that of China. We will keep it that way!
Our GDP was about 7 trillion larger than China 2 1/2 years ago, and it's about 7 trillion larger now. So by percent, the difference has actually shrunk as the numbers have gotten bigger.

Imagining that something specific happened while he was in office to make our economy surpass China is almost as stupid as pretending that the Chinese pay our import tariffs.
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Lol, I see you still haven't learned to moderate the hysteria of your predictions. Would be interesting to go back to the Trump threads of 2016 and see what else you had ZERO doubt about.
Still think Donnie is the new messiah, DOghouse?
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Our GDP was about 7 trillion larger than China 2 1/2 years ago, and it's about 7 trillion larger now. So by percent, the difference has actually shrunk as the numbers have gotten bigger.

Imagining that something specific happened while he was in office to make our economy surpass China is almost as stupid as pretending that the Chinese pay our import tariffs.
I said the same thing about the unemployment numbers of POC. His supporters scream that every time racism is brought up, and I say, "Ok, can you point to one thing that Trump has done to make it easier for POC to get and keep a job?"

I generally don't get an answer.
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Trump's tweets are an indicator of just how far off the rails the Trump Train has fallen. He sounds like a raving lunatic. But until a psychiatrist interviews him in person, apparently, we can't say he's NVTS.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RlsiiWlt35s
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It's in CNN's live updates, so a link will quickly become obsolete, but the National Farmers Union has issued a statement that Trump is making things worse for farmers, not better.

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The National Farmers Union issued a statement today regarding China's tariffs on US goods.

Roger Johnson, president of the National Farmers Union, said President Trump was making things worse for farmers.

"It’s no surprise that China is slapping even more tariffs on American products. Every time Trump escalates his trade war, China calls his bluff — and why would we expect any differently this time around? And it’s no surprise that farmers are again the target. In just the past three years, US soybean exports to China have fallen nearly 80 percent, and once these tariffs kick in, things are likely to get worse. Things have been difficult for farmers long before this trade war rolled around. Farmers are making half of what they were in 2013, and they’ve taken on record levels of debt just to keep their doors open. Chronic overproduction continues to push commodity prices down, and extreme weather events and higher temperatures caused by climate change have made the job of growing food just that much more challenging. But instead of looking to solve existing problems in our agricultural sector, this administration has just created new ones.
Between burning bridges with all of our biggest trading partners and undermining our domestic biofuels industry, President Trump is making things worse, not better."

But he's from a union. That means he's probably a Communist anyway.

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Oh man! That's the most internet points I've ever been awarded! Thank you. I'll probably just save them though. If it helps, this totally distracted me from the fact that it's my fault others don't use words that fit their definitions. Thanks.
It's a little known fact that internet points can be used to upgrade to business class on Trump Shuttle.
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Lol, I see you still haven't learned to moderate the hysteria of your predictions. Would be interesting to go back to the Trump threads of 2016 and see what else you had ZERO doubt about.
What I find fascinating in those threads is learning about cultists utterly incapable of admitting that Trump lies.
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I hereby order you (yes you) to gift me a pony.
Not until you finish the last one.
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This man has to be ******* insane LoL. Did anyone tell him that he can't actually tell companies what to do? He actually does think that everyone has to listen to him.
I’m trying to imagine the invective that would have come out of DJT’s mouth if President Obama “hereby ordered” real estate developers to do something.
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This is fascism
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Old 23rd August 2019, 12:48 PM   #636
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Surely you aren't talking about the same Judicial Watch that blew the doors off of the Benghazi Big, Fat Nothing-burger investigation? I seem to remember a larger canine insisting that they were not only patriots, but the only source of truth we can trust!
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One and the same, although that will depend on which of the eight (or was it nine, or ten?) investigations you are talking about.

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Old 23rd August 2019, 12:53 PM   #637
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Originally Posted by Checkmite View Post
This is fascism
It might be if it carried any weight whatsoever. It doesn't, so it's just b/s.
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Old 23rd August 2019, 12:54 PM   #638
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Trump is saying American companies should stop using China, which has caused the stock market to get bumpy:



It's not surprising that Trump is saying "everyone else should change how they're doing things except me" but at some point he has to realize that this isn't going the way he planned and he should make some changes.
Trump is losing his rag over the possibility if a huge downturn to recession in the US economy, but he is too stupid to realise that dumb, unfiltered remarks like these, are contributing to it bigly.
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Old 23rd August 2019, 12:55 PM   #639
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Originally Posted by smartcooky View Post
(FTFY)
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One and the same, although that will depend on which of the eight (or was it nine, or ten?) investigations you are talking about.
If you were to ask the Big Dog, and some of our resident GOP folk, they were all needed. It's only the Mueller investigation that was ********.

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Oh, and don't call me Shirley!
YOU ARE NOT MY SUPERVISOR!
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Trump is losing his rag over the possibility if a huge downturn to recession in the US economy, but he is too stupid to realise that dumb, unfiltered remarks like these, are contributing to it bigly.
Now he has gone to insulting Jay Powell, the guy he picked to be the Fed Chair, as being a threat to the US, asking if he is a bigger threat than Chairman Xi from Chuna.
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