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Old 1st August 2020, 07:26 PM   #881
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Originally Posted by Stacyhs View Post
He so much as looks like he's going to grab something of mine and I'll set my zombie on a leash on him. Hmmm...come to think of it, it won't even take that to sic my zombie Hillary on him. Every riot has a silver lining.
Zombie Trump masks for Halloween would surely be a winner.
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Old 1st August 2020, 07:42 PM   #882
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The Republican convention will be closed to the press.

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GOP convention in Charlotte closed to press, portions will be livestreamed

(CNN) The dramatically scaled-down Republican National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, will be closed to the press, a convention spokesperson and Republican official familiar with the plans tell CNN.

Reporters will not be allowed on site as RNC delegates vote to formally nominate President Donald Trump as the 2020 Republican presidential nominee, but the vote will be livestreamed, the Republican official said.

The restriction is unprecedented in modern American political history, but Republican officials said they were forced to limit attendance due to social distancing restrictions imposed by the governor of North Carolina.
They don't want the public to see the trainwreck.
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Old 1st August 2020, 07:46 PM   #883
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Originally Posted by shemp View Post
The Republican convention will be closed to the press.



They don't want the public to see the trainwreck.
Surprisingly thoughtful of them.
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Old 1st August 2020, 08:11 PM   #884
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Originally Posted by Horatius View Post
Well, he got a handy, anyways. Only cost twenty bucks $130K!
A minor correction.

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Old 1st August 2020, 08:15 PM   #885
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Hate to break it to him, but they're already leaving. Does he not even know what's going on in his administration?
Ya lost me. Who does "they" refer to?
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Old 1st August 2020, 08:17 PM   #886
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Originally Posted by Sherkeu View Post
If he is singling out this one I bet there is some evidence it is a bigger problem.
That's a losing bet. Trump does not operate on "evidence". I'm surprised you don't know that.
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Old 1st August 2020, 08:19 PM   #887
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Originally Posted by shemp View Post
The Republican convention will be closed to the press.

They don't want the public to see the trainwreck.
If they live-stream it, they can control the camera angles.
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
If they live-stream it, they can control the camera angles.
I bet it's not going to be exactly live. They'll have a time delay so they can cut out if/when Trump starts saying insane/damaging things.
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Old 1st August 2020, 09:30 PM   #889
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
I bet it's not going to be exactly live. They'll have a time delay so they can cut out if/when Trump starts saying insane/damaging things.
Imagine an unbridled Trump left unchecked by the absence of the press. There might be questions as to why the long silences from Trump. The monitors will have to be working at full thrust.
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Originally Posted by shemp View Post
The Republican convention will be closed to the press.



They don't want the public to see the trainwreck.
Can we get to see Trump's speech?
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Old 1st August 2020, 11:15 PM   #891
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Originally Posted by CapelDodger View Post
Zombie Trump masks for Halloween would surely be a winner.
Trump masks. How ironic.
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Old 2nd August 2020, 12:34 AM   #892
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Originally Posted by shemp View Post
The Republican convention will be closed to the press.



They don't want the public to see the trainwreck.
I love it.

Now I really want to know if there are a significant number of delegates who are refusing to vote for Donald Trump. I sure hope so.

Excluding the press from your convention is just weird. During my lifetime, conventions have almost been entirely press events. The whole point was to get press coverage. I don't think there has been any tiny bit of suspense over anything that happened at a convention since 1980. That year there was a very interesting night when Ronald Reagan was negotiating with Gerald Ford about running for Vice President. Since then, they have all gone completely according to script.
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This is outrageous. Must be met with immediate litigation! @GOPChairwoman
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Germany’s renewables experiment is over.
By 2025 it will have spent $580B to make electricity nearly 2x more expensive & 10x more carbon-intensive than France’s.
The reason renewables can’t power modern civilization is because they were never meant to.

Output from industrial wind turbines declines by nearly *50%* (!) over 10 years
Cost of taking down old wind turbines not included in cost of wind energy, unlike with nuclear plants
Cost of removing old wind turbines will = $2B in New York alone

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Old 2nd August 2020, 03:17 AM   #898
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I love it.
Now I really want to know if there are a significant number of delegates who are refusing to vote for Donald Trump. I sure hope so.
Don't get my hopes up, please.
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Old 2nd August 2020, 03:54 AM   #899
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I do wish you'd format your posts. When it's just lines of texts like this it's difficult to work out who is saying what, and which bits are supposed to be replies to which bits.
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Compilation of Fox News hosts mocking Joe Biden a while ago for suggesting that Trump may try to delay the election:

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Old 2nd August 2020, 05:40 AM   #901
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I bet it's not going to be exactly live. They'll have a time delay so they can cut out if/when Trump starts saying insane/damaging things.
How could they tell?
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Originally Posted by a_unique_person View Post
Can we get to see Trump's speech?
That's the trainwreck.
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There will be cameras for the acceptance speech. Trump lives for the cameras. Not to mention the persons, women, men, and... TVs.
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I do wish you'd format your posts. When it's just lines of texts like this it's difficult to work out who is saying what, and which bits are supposed to be replies to which bits.
They are all retweets by Trump, he doesn't distinguish between replies or original posts. If he retweets the same poster 3 times in a row I will group them under one tweeters name rather than repeat the header name for every one.
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Big China Virus breakouts all over the World, including nations which were thought to have done a great job. The Fake News doesn’t report this. USA will be stronger than ever before, and soon!

When you see the Drug Companies taking massive television ads against me, forget what they say (which is false), YOU KNOW THAT DRUG PRICES ARE COMING DOWN, BIG. Favored Nations Clause means USA will pay the lowest price of any nation in the World. Never done before. Watch!!!
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They are all retweets by Trump, he doesn't distinguish between replies or original posts. If he retweets the same poster 3 times in a row I will group them under one tweeters name rather than repeat the header name for every one.
It doesn't help. Your tweet posts are very difficult to read.

Why not link the tweet and put its contents in a quote box?
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It doesn't help. Your tweet posts are very difficult to read.

Why not link the tweet and put its contents in a quote box?
I agree with this. Some kind of formatting would greatly help.
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I agree with this. Some kind of formatting would greatly help.
Perhaps we're ready for a new thread -- The Campaign for Good Post Formatting?

Again, I do appreciate Cap's work, but I do have to second (again) the difficulty with the formatting issues.
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Compilation of Fox News hosts mocking Joe Biden a while ago for suggesting that Trump may try to delay the election:

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There will be cameras for the acceptance speech. Trump lives for the cameras. Not to mention the persons, women, men, and... TVs.
Given the state of Trump, the presidential debates in October will be interesting. Or maybe he'll come up with some excuse to not attend.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump tweets

Big China Virus breakouts all over the World, including nations which were thought to have done a great job. The Fake News doesn’t report this. USA will be stronger than ever before, and soon!
I will never get over how ridiculously big and ridiculously false his lies are. It seems so surreal to me.

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When you see the Drug Companies taking massive television ads against me, forget what they say (which is false), YOU KNOW THAT DRUG PRICES ARE COMING DOWN, BIG. Favored Nations Clause means USA will pay the lowest price of any nation in the World. Never done before. Watch!!!
ditto.

The US is so ********.
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It doesn't help. Your tweet posts are very difficult to read.

Why not link the tweet and put its contents in a quote box?
can't be bothered, too much work.
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Given the state of Trump, the presidential debates in October will be interesting. Or maybe he'll come up with some excuse to not attend.
I think Trump is hoping Biden won't debate. He's made some pretty outlandish demands of the debate commission trying to stack the deck with his moderators. I'm starting to think there won't be debates but it will be Trump who backs out citing refusal of Biden and the debate commission to accept his demands. It won't matter since much of the country will have already voted by the time of the second debate anyway and there aren't many undecided voters left.
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Old 2nd August 2020, 10:52 AM   #916
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
can't be bothered, too much work.
I just appreciate you posting them so I don't have to go in and read his Twitter feed. Thank you.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
can't be bothered, too much work.
That's right. It's like the plumber who charges $100/hr. for labor, or $200/hr. if you try to tell him how to do his job.
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Old 2nd August 2020, 11:00 AM   #918
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
can't be bothered, too much work.
It's all good with me, Swoop. You already do the nasty work no one else seems to wanna undertake. To ask for more is almost to be ungrateful. Do it as you see fit, and tell the moaners to take over or take off, eh!
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Trump Retweeted

The Dirty Truth (@RealDirty on Parler)
@AKA_RealDirty

The great one @marklevinshow Says Obama is a pathological liar.
You gotta ******* be kidding.
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OK won't bother any more.
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