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Old 22nd April 2019, 12:19 PM   #401
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Originally Posted by Ziggurat View Post
It wasn't you, it was Bob001, but you jumped into that conversation, so what he said is still relevant.
It's not relevant to what I'm claiming; ask him instead of me.
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Old 22nd April 2019, 12:51 PM   #402
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It’s hard to imagine anyone who has ever generated as many billable hours for attorneys - on both sides - than Trump.
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Old 22nd April 2019, 12:54 PM   #403
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Comedy gold
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Old 22nd April 2019, 01:03 PM   #404
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Saudi Arabia and others in OPEC will more than make up the Oil Flow difference in our now Full Sanctions on Iranian Oil. Iran is being given VERY BAD advice by @JohnKerry and people who helped him lead the U.S. into the very bad Iran Nuclear Deal. Big violation of Logan Act?
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Old 22nd April 2019, 01:05 PM   #405
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Comedy gold: rolleyes :
Wait for it...
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Old 22nd April 2019, 01:13 PM   #406
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Trump Tweeted

Spoke to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe of Sri Lanka this morning to inform him that the United States stands by him and his country in the fight against terrorism. Also expressed condolences on behalf of myself and the People of the United States!

Spoke to the Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte, mostly concerning Immigration, Taxes, Trade, and the Economy of both of our countries. Very good call!
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Old 22nd April 2019, 01:24 PM   #407
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Originally Posted by phunk View Post
Are you praising Trump for not having his own opinion and just using what's fed to him?
Read his other posts. There's nothing he can't praise Trump for, or make excuses for him.

Apple is right, this is comedy gold for sure. Watching Zigg twist himself up to do anything and everything he can to excuse any and all behavior by Trump is making me laugh so hard I have tears in my eyes.
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Old 22nd April 2019, 01:36 PM   #408
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Tweeted

Spoke to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe of Sri Lanka this morning to inform him that the United States stands by him and his country in the fight against terrorism. Also expressed condolences on behalf of myself and the People of the United States!

Spoke to the Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte, mostly concerning Immigration, Taxes, Trade, and the Economy of both of our countries. Very good call!
Most DEFINITELY not written by Trump. Do you expect him to correctly spell the name of the Sri Lankan PM? Fake Tweet!
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Old 22nd April 2019, 02:26 PM   #409
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Tweeted

Spoke to Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe of Sri Lanka this morning to inform him that the United States stands by him and his country in the fight against terrorism. Also expressed condolences on behalf of myself and the People of the United States!

Spoke to the Prime Minister of Italy, Giuseppe Conte, mostly concerning Immigration, Taxes, Trade, and the Economy of both of our countries. Very good call!
Had it been written by Trump, he would've tweeted something nonsensical about how they could have prevented the bombs from going off by dumping water on them from planes in the air, and then gone off to write something about how bigly awesome he was.
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Old 22nd April 2019, 03:24 PM   #410
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Do you think Republican voters care? Why would they?
Oh I don't know, maybe because Trump goes against every GOP value they claim to have for the last half century?
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Old 22nd April 2019, 03:31 PM   #411
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Oh I don't know, maybe because Trump goes against every GOP value they claim to have for the last half century?
Amazing, isn't it? The continued support of Trump by the Republican religious right proves in particular that there is no limit to the disconnect between their previously stated goals and their support of this POS, um POTUS. Just amazing...
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Old 22nd April 2019, 03:38 PM   #412
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The head of a far-right New Mexico militia group known for detaining undocumented families at gunpoint has been accused of claiming to train a group to assassinate Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, and billionaire Democratic donor George Soros.
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/w...box=1555957693


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A Washington state Republican politician took part in private discussions with rightwing figures about carrying out surveillance, “psyops” and even violent attacks on perceived political enemies, according to chat records obtained by the Guardian.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...s-chat-records
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Old 22nd April 2019, 03:45 PM   #413
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
I know in his rallies he repeats himself over and over. And he repeats no collusion no obstruction over and over. Even so, his Tweets have sounded like broken records for days on end. Either he has revenge boiling over in ecstasy, or he knows inside that the Mueller report is damaging as hell.

I suspect it's the latter.
It's definitely the latter. In the days immediately following the Barr letter he went on the offensive, demanding resignations and vowing prosecution. This is his "I'm *****d" reaction.
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Old 22nd April 2019, 03:45 PM   #414
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Huge if true.

Potentially more damaging than the Mueller report.
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Old 22nd April 2019, 03:59 PM   #415
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Oh I don't know, maybe because Trump goes against every GOP value they claim to have for the last half century?
We were talking specifically about judicial nominees. Do keep up, dear.
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Old 22nd April 2019, 05:06 PM   #416
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Originally Posted by Ziggurat View Post
Every president is a potential catastrophe. It's inherent in any position with that much power.
It's the Cuban missile crises. Trump or Kennedy?
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Old 22nd April 2019, 05:08 PM   #417
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Nonsense. Trump has delivered NO RESULTS that any other Republican couldn't also deliver with a majority Congress. In fact I would argue that Trump has delivered much less.



That is unless you mean Trump has delivered a majority Democratic House of Representatives and endless scandal and corruption.
Judges got appointed. Trump does nothing more to get it done than brag about it.
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Old 22nd April 2019, 05:15 PM   #418
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It's the Cuban missile crises. Trump or Kennedy?
If I can't have Kennedy, is that gorilla the zoologists taught sign language to still alive?
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Old 22nd April 2019, 05:43 PM   #419
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It's the Cuban missile crises. Trump or Kennedy?
"And that's how we wound up with a Russian missile base at Mar-a-Lago."
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Old 22nd April 2019, 07:15 PM   #420
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There are more of these types out there. Look to them to start acting more as Trump gets more desperate.

Also look to the GOP apologists to blame leftists, antifa, and/or 'invaders' rather than ever admit the Republicans or Trump deserve any blame.
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Old 23rd April 2019, 01:36 AM   #421
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Also look to the GOP apologists to blame leftists, antifa, and/or 'invaders' rather than ever admit the Republicans or Trump deserve any blame.
I just predict the usual "Democrats can be violent too!!!1".
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Old 23rd April 2019, 03:57 AM   #422
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If I were doing that crap, I’d either do it from a burner phone or at the end of every chat type something along the lines of “I enjoy venting. I’m not really going to go to an Antifa’s child’s day care” or even “for entertainment purposes only.”

But then again, I’m not the kind of guy who thinks we need to prepare for a war between the righteous and the supporters of abortion and same-sex marriage. Or advocating the murder of unarmed people: “If they [abortionist] do not yield, kill all males.” I’m assuming that means the male children as well. It is morally untenable on all levels and it is stupid on all levels.
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Old 23rd April 2019, 04:06 AM   #423
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Aww damn.

Donald Trump 'set for June state visit to UK'

I forsee protests galore, reappearance of the giant Trump Baby balloon, and massive hyperbole.
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Dear Leader's approval rating appears to have falling to its all time low in the wake of the redacted Mueller Report...

https://www.politico.com/story/2019/...report-1286386
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Paul Krugman, of the Fake News New York Times, has lost all credibility, as has the Times itself, with his false and highly inaccurate writings on me. He is obsessed with hatred, just as others are obsessed with how stupid he is. He said Market would crash, Only Record Highs!

I wonder if the New York Times will apologize to me a second time, as they did after the 2016 Election. But this one will have to be a far bigger & better apology. On this one they will have to get down on their knees & beg for forgiveness-they are truly the Enemy of the People!
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Old 23rd April 2019, 04:24 AM   #426
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The Radical Left Democrats, together with their leaders in the Fake News Media, have gone totally insane! I guess that means that the Republican agenda is working. Stay tuned for more!

In the “old days” if you were President and you had a good economy, you were basically immune from criticism. Remember, “It’s the economy stupid.” Today I have, as President, perhaps the greatest economy in history...and to the Mainstream Media, it means NOTHING. But it will!
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Old 23rd April 2019, 04:25 AM   #427
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Huge if true.

Potentially more damaging than the Mueller report.
Holy Crap.

I'd love to ask Stacyhs what they hell they have been putting in the water up there in the Pacific NW?
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Sorry to say but @foxandfriends is by far the best of the morning political shows on television. It rightfully has BY FAR the highest ratings, not even close. Morning Psycho (Joe), who helped get me elected in 2016 by having me on (free) all the time, has nosedived, too Angry...

....Dumb and Sick. A really bad show with low ratings - and will only get worse. CNN has been a proven and long term ratings and beyond disaster. In fact, it rewarded Chris Cuomo with a now unsuccessful prime time slot, despite his massive failure in the morning. Only on CNN!
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“Harley Davidson has struggled with Tariffs with the EU, currently paying 31%. They’ve had to move production overseas to try and offset some of that Tariff that they’ve been hit with which will rise to 66% in June of 2021.” @MariaBartiromo So unfair to U.S. We will Reciprocate!
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“The best thing ever to happen to Twitter is Donald Trump.” @MariaBartiromo So true, but they don’t treat me well as a Republican. Very discriminatory, hard for people to sign on. Constantly taking people off list. Big complaints from many people. Different names-over 100 M.....

.....But should be much higher than that if Twitter wasn’t playing their political games. No wonder Congress wants to get involved - and they should. Must be more, and fairer, companies to get out the WORD!
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Music to the ears of GOP voters. I see no danger to Trump whatsoever; support for this kind of stuff provides his GOP and "Christian" bona fides.
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US President Donald Trump will make a three-day state visit to the UK from 3 to 5 June, Buckingham Palace has announced.

Mr Trump will be a guest of the Queen and will also have discussions with the prime minister in Downing Street.

Theresa May said the visit was an "opportunity to strengthen our already close relationship".

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-48020410
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No surprise it's the same RWNJ who authored a manifesto containing a 'biblical justification for war', calling for non-christian males to be killed unless they turned to fundamentalism.
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trump Tweets

The Radical Left Democrats, together with their leaders in the Fake News Media, have gone totally insane! I guess that means that the Republican agenda is working. Stay tuned for more!

In the “old days” if you were President and you had a good economy, you were basically immune from criticism. Remember, “It’s the economy stupid.” Today I have, as President, perhaps the greatest economy in history...and to the Mainstream Media, it means NOTHING. But it will!
Perhaps the greatest economy in history.

And perhaps not too.
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The Wall is being rapidly built! The Economy is GREAT! Our Country is Respected again!
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
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The Wall is being rapidly built! The Economy is GREAT! Our Country is Respected again!
I don't know what he's on today, but I don't want any of it.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
In the “old days” if you were President and you had a good economy, you were basically immune from criticism.
Does he know that that statement is not true or does he compartmentalize his mind so much that he actually believes it? Or does he believe it because his opinion of himself is so high that he tells himself that the criticism of him is not just unwarranted, but unprecedented? Or does he believe it because he understands the job so poorly that he believes the only measure of a president’s success is the economy.

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Nevermind. I just realized the answer is he is such a BS artist that asking whether or not he believes the statement is rather meaningless.
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Holy Crap.

I'd love to ask Stacyhs what they hell they have been putting in the water up there in the Pacific NW?
You have to understand that this state is split both geographically and politically by the Cascade Mountains. Here on the more populous left side, we're liberal. On the right side, they're not. Shea is from Spokane, also home to forum member Baylor, and just a few miles from North Idaho, favorite location for US Nazis until they started preferring Northeast Montana a few years ago.
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He "saved the world" without one? He truly is the light bringer.



Trump wasn't running for election in 2018.
Didn't you know that?
Trump is ALWAYS running for election.
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Voters follow leaders who deliver results. Trump has been delivering for Republican voters, certainly better than someone like Romney (who had the establishment's approval) was ever able to do. Why should Republican voters conclude Trump was a mistake?
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Federal judges have ruled against the Trump administration at least 63 times over the past two years, an extraordinary record of legal defeat that has stymied large parts of the president’s agenda on the environment, immigration and other matters.

In case after case, judges have rebuked Trump officials for failing to follow the most basic rules of governance for shifting policy, including providing legitimate explanations supported by facts and, where required, public input.

Many of the cases are in early stages and subject to reversal. For example, the Supreme Court permitted a version of President Trump’s ban on travelers from certain predominantly Muslim nations to take effect after lower-court judges blocked the travel ban as discriminatory.

But regardless of whether the administration ultimately prevails, the rulings so far paint a remarkable portrait of a government rushing to implement far-reaching changes in policy without regard for long-standing rules against arbitrary and capricious behavior.

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Matthew Collette, who served as the deputy director of the Justice Department’s Civil Division appellate staff until his departure in October, said that in his 30 years at the department, he had not seen so many losses for a presidential administration in such a short time. “I don’t think there’s any doubt about that,” he said.
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