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Old Today, 10:18 AM   #2641
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Originally Posted by Spindrift View Post
Kelly taking control?
And Breitbart declaring war on the "Democrat White House."
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Why doesn't Trump realize that he looks like a reverse raccoon?
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Originally Posted by Tony Stark View Post
Why doesn't Trump realize that he looks like a reverse raccoon?
Rocket Raccoons resents any comparasion between Racoons and The Orange Fungus.
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Originally Posted by Stacko View Post
Start popping the corn ,folks,this is going to be good....
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They're already saying that Trump could become another Schwarzenegger without Bannon's guiding hand. I don't think there's any chance of that at all, but they say it like it would be a bad thing.
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They're already saying that Trump could become another Schwarzenegger without Bannon's guiding hand. I don't think there's any chance of that at all, but they say it like it would be a bad thing.
To them it would be.
The war is on man,the war is on.
Now a report that Bannon said to Briebart to get ready for Bannon the Babarian.
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The Godlike Emperor Trump, through Magic, has created a quarter billion jobs, and the stockmarkets rose 1200% since January. Well, I am exaggerating a bit. But sure the Trump agenda has done the economy tremendous good, especially with all the good stuff Trump has already done.

Or so they say.

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Originally Posted by Civet View Post
They're already saying that Trump could become another Schwarzenegger without Bannon's guiding hand. I don't think there's any chance of that at all, but they say it like it would be a bad thing.
Someone who's almost reasonable but inept? No, no chance.
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Ben Shapiro.ex editor for Briebart and NeverTrumper just tweeted:

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Bannon understands the Game of Thrones. Joffrey just beheaded him. So his new plan is to become the Winter King
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
To them it would be.
The war is on man,the war is on.
Now a report that Bannon said to Briebart to get ready for Bannon the Babarian.
If Bannon just decides to cut loose this could be all kinds of entertaining. I don't like him but he strikes me as a crafty, dangerous adversary to have.
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I'm in Salem Oregon right now. I'm here for the solar eclipse. Now Oregon as a state is somewhat liberal but central Oregon is not. And of course there is a right wing radio station and they are defending Trump and his racism nonstop and are saying that Obama was the real racist.
We're in Salem. Hope you're enjoying the insanity
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Originally Posted by Oystein View Post
The Godlike Emperor Trump, through Magic, has created a quarter billion jobs, and the stockmarkets rose 1200% since January. Well, I am exaggerating a bit. But sure the Trump agenda has done the economy tremendous good, especially with all the good stuff Trump has already done.
Not wrecking the state of the economy he inherited from Obama isn't exactly a noteworthy feat to brag about. Then again Trump doesn't have much else to showcase at this point in what can legitimately be called the worst presidential administration ever.

But hey, the US is renegotiating NAFTA now so i guess there's always the chance that Trump could become even worse of a president.
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Originally Posted by Arcade22 View Post
Not wrecking the state of the economy he inherited from Obama isn't exactly a noteworthy feat to brag about. Then again Trump doesn't have much else to showcase at this point in what can legitimately be called the worst presidential administration ever. ...
He doesn't even have that to showcase at this point. Have you watched the video? A very entertaining slamming of an incompetent and dishonest Trump shill by journalists competent in economy.
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A.R. Bernard becomes the first member to resign from Trump's Evangelical Advisory Board.
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Carl Ichan just quit as a Trump advisor.

Man, so much winning......
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I love this. Especially since I just drove 400 miles to see it.
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Carl Icahn just quit as a Trump advisor.

Man, so much winning......
Corrected last name in the quote.
http://money.cnn.com/2017/08/18/news...530PMStoryLink
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Billionaire investor Carl Icahn said Friday he has stepped down as a special adviser to President Trump on regulatory reform.
Icahn has been criticized by Democrats who said his advisory role created a conflict of interest because he had not taken a formal government job and was still running his businesses.
He said in a letter to Trump that he was stepping aside with the president's "blessing" and "because I did not want partisan bickering about my role to in any way cloud your administration."
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And his entire Arts council.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...-a7901211.html
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And what the hell is up with an "Evangelical Advisory Board" anyway?
Ever hear of separation of Church and State, Donnie?
If you wanted a "Religious Affairs Advisory Board" which had members of all religions, fine, but setting up one open only to Christians (and probably Protestant ones at that)..sounds like "Official State Religion" to me.
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Donald Trump:The Pariah President.
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To be fair: It wasn't really "his". All appointed by Obama, and it never met under Trump. It surely wasn't a council Trump was interested in anyway.
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Read the first letter of each paragraph of their statement.

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To be fair: It wasn't really "his". All appointed by Obama, and it never met under Trump. It surely wasn't a council Trump was interested in anyway.
They probably thought they could hang on to get some crumbs, but if you saw Trump's proposed budget, they must realize they would only dine on ashes.

Might as well go out with flair.
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They probably thought they could hang on to get some crumbs, but if you saw Trump's proposed budget, they must realize they would only dine on ashes.

Might as well go out with flair.
And besides... Trump has Ted Nugent on speed dial, if he needs to establish a new Council.
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And what the hell is up with an "Evangelical Advisory Board" anyway?
Ever hear of separation of Church and State, Donnie?
Is that even constitutional?
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Is that even constitutional?
Probably only if they're on the government payroll. Occupants of the Oval Office can seek advice from whomever they choose.
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Is that even constitutional?
I don't think they are paid so yes. It's OK for leaders to get advice from Church leaders. It only skirts the Establishment Clause.
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Probably only if they're on the government payroll. Occupants of the Oval Office can seek advice from whomever they choose.
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I don't think they are paid so yes. It's OK for leaders to get advice from Church leaders. It only skirts the Establishment Clause.
What disturbs me is the "Protestent CHristians Only" aspect. I am not one of those who goes into a rage at the mere thought of a connection between relgion and government; my big concern is that Goveernment treats all religion the same;no on religion gets special favors;what you do for one you must do for all. Giving Evangelical Protestents special treatment above Catholice, Jews, Muslims, BUddhists, etc is what I object to.
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I was pretty close, but off by a few months.

(The New Yorker, TIME, and The Economist magazine covers this week)
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.fcb1014fcd20
The TIME one at least doesn't specifically call out Trump. But it's all Fake News (TM) anyhow.
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What disturbs me is the "Protestent CHristians Only" aspect. I am not one of those who goes into a rage at the mere thought of a connection between relgion and government; my big concern is that Goveernment treats all religion the same;no on religion gets special favors;what you do for one you must do for all. Giving Evangelical Protestents special treatment above Catholice, Jews, Muslims, BUddhists, etc is what I object to.
Me too. There is no justification for an advisory board specifically for 'evangelicals'.

But I'm an equal opportunity religion or superstition hater. I wish the government was tougher with the first amendment. By that I mean there is no Constitutionally worthwhile reason not to tax religious institutions. I think the tax exemptions afforded them is a direct violation of the First Amendment.
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The TIME one at least doesn't specifically call out Trump. But it's all Fake News (TM) anyhow.
But it had "Hate" and "America". I scored two psychic hits!
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Originally Posted by McHrozni View Post
Sure, the whole thing is not a walk in the park. Low numbers of polling stations and short opening hours in non-ruling party districts won't be achieved quite so easily. USA is not Russia or Venezuela.

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Some of it, mebbe.

The Republicans didn't have any problem using exactly those tactics in NC. And more. They've been taken to court for some of them. And lost in court for for some (Illegal redistricting is the current biggie they are trying under court order to correct with much whining going on.), but not those.


We had at least one county with longer polling hours for the white majority precincts and shorter ones for the black majority precincts.


I have to suspect that NC wasn't the only state where this happened.

And to add insult to injury, as a reaction to some polling stations getting their hours extended by the local election boards because of 'mysterious' problems like ballots not being delivered on time or computer issues, our Republican General Assembly, after the election, in its infinite wisdom decided the thing to do was make extending the hours at the polling stations against the law.
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Originally Posted by Arcade22 View Post
Not wrecking the state of the economy he inherited from Obama isn't exactly a noteworthy feat to brag about.

<snip>

I hadn't thought about it like that before, but not wrecking an economy they inherited from a Democrat would be a notable achievement for a Republican President.

You think Trump can pull it off?
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