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Old 2nd May 2017, 09:52 AM   #81
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Originally Posted by Locknar View Post
This is a follow on, not a continuation of the "President Trump" thread.

Please keep the focus on issues related to the Trump Presidency (vs pre election issues). Items discussed in other threads should not to be raised here.
To those who think Trump's the bottom of the barrel; he burrowed under that barrel and kept going.
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Old 2nd May 2017, 09:52 AM   #82
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Originally Posted by newyorkguy View Post
Donnie doesn't seem to realize: Kim Jong Un isn't a plumbing contractor from Queens that has been having delivery problems. He is a brutal dictator responsible for executing dozens of political opponents. He is an enemy of freedom and liberty.
And those are just his good qualities.
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Old 2nd May 2017, 09:55 AM   #83
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Originally Posted by alfaniner View Post
Why doesn't he appoint Dennis Rodman as US Ambassador to North Korea? I can't believe he hasn't even talked to the guy.
Maybe he has.
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Originally Posted by CapelDodger View Post
It's not an explanation but a comment on Trump's incoherence.
So I mistook satire for a Trump apologist?
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And another nut-job lands an appointment: Trump Just Picked a Contraception Skeptic to Head Federal Family Planning Efforts

The sub-title suggests she was only referring to 100% protection but here's the crux of her ignorance:
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Manning has questioned the efficacy of contraception in preventing pregnancy, and also said the government shouldn't play a role in family planning—the foundational ideas behind the federal family planning program she will now be tasked with overseeing. In a 2003 radio interview, Manning noted that pro-choice advocates "promote contraception and birth control as a way to reduce the incidence of abortion. There really is no evidence to support that. In fact, the incidence of contraception use and the incidence of abortion go up hand in hand."
Anti-abortion drivel. Apparently she also claims it's been proven that abortions cause breast cancer.
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Old 2nd May 2017, 10:30 AM   #86
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Originally Posted by chrispy View Post
Jeez. Thankfully I have never suffered through those shows.
They were great! Bigger ratings than the Super Bowl!
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Old 2nd May 2017, 10:39 AM   #87
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
Anti-abortion person to family planning, anti-EPA person to EPA, anti-education person to education, anti-american person to President of the United States of America.
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Originally Posted by Skeptic Ginger View Post
And another nut-job lands an appointment: Trump Just Picked a Contraception Skeptic to Head Federal Family Planning Efforts

The sub-title suggests she was only referring to 100% protection but here's the crux of her ignorance:Anti-abortion drivel. Apparently she also claims it's been proven that abortions cause breast cancer.
More success in destroying the government, just what you expect from republicans.
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Speaking of nut-jobs, one sobering reality about Trump and the use of nuclear weapons is, one of his biggest backers is billionaire conservative Robert Mercer. Mercer is also funding an Oregon biochemist Arthur Robinson, who believes human urine holds the secret of extending the human lifespan The Mercer family has supplied grants that Robinson has used to acquire huge refrigerators holding over 10,000 human urine samples. Where it really gets interesting is with Robinson and Mercer's view on nuclear weapons and what influence this may have on Trump.
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[Mercer and Robinson] believe that nuclear war is really not such a big deal. It's survivable...And they've actually argued that outside of the immediate blast zone in Japan during World War II - outside of Hiroshima and Nagasaki - that the radiation was actually good for the Japanese. So they see a kind of a silver lining in nuclear war and nuclear accidents. Link

It's troubling to some because, while Robert Mercer stays behind the scenes, daughter Rebekah does not. She has become increasingly politically active in recent years and played a key role in the Trump campaign and continues to have influence in the Trump White House. Conway and Bannon are two of Rebekah Mercer's close allies.
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Rebekah Mercer helped persuade Trump to hire two key strategists on his campaign — pollster Kellyanne Conway, who served as campaign manager, and former Breitbart executive Stephen Bannon, who served as the campaign's CEO. Both sit in Trump’s inner circle at the White House. Rebekah Mercer served on the executive committee of Trump’s transition team, alongside three of his adult children, Bannon and other key advisers, including Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel. same source as above
The Mercer family are also part-owners of Breitbart News.
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Old 2nd May 2017, 11:29 AM   #90
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Anyone else watching the White House press conference today? Possibly the strangest one yet... Also, just for ***** and giggles, here is a propaganda video about Trump's first hundred days (I thought he just said it was an artificial timeline, after saying he was going to MAGA in 100 days throughout his campaign). Anyhoo, extremely strange and full of what pass for "wins" in the Trump Administration... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gET1cyM-G24
and the one from the White House
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hBw_RhnCDZ8

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Old 2nd May 2017, 12:06 PM   #91
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Originally Posted by chrispy View Post
Possibly the strangest one yet...
Until the next one?
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Holy ****. This may the most Trump Trump has ever been. It's from the summer of 2015, but my god:

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Look, having nuclear—my uncle was a great professor and scientist and engineer, Dr. John Trump at MIT; good genes, very good genes, OK, very smart, the Wharton School of Finance, very good, very smart—you know, if you’re a conservative Republican, if I were a liberal, if, like, OK, if I ran as a liberal Democrat, they would say I'm one of the smartest people anywhere in the world—it’s true!—but when you're a conservative Republican they try—oh, do they do a number—that’s why I always start off: Went to Wharton, was a good student, went there, went there, did this, built a fortune—you know I have to give my like credentials all the time, because we’re a little disadvantaged—but you look at the nuclear deal, the thing that really bothers me—it would have been so easy, and it’s not as important as these lives are (nuclear is powerful; my uncle explained that to me many, many years ago, the power and that was 35 years ago; he would explain the power of what's going to happen and he was right—who would have thought?), but when you look at what's going on with the four prisoners—now it used to be three, now it’s four—but when it was three and even now, I would have said it's all in the messenger; fellas, and it is fellas because, you know, they don't, they haven’t figured that the women are smarter right now than the men, so, you know, it’s gonna take them about another 150 years—but the Persians are great negotiators, the Iranians are great negotiators, so, and they, they just killed, they just killed us.
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Old 2nd May 2017, 02:36 PM   #93
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Originally Posted by TraneWreck View Post
Holy ****. This may the most Trump Trump has ever been. It's from the summer of 2015, but my god:
What. The. ****?
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Old 2nd May 2017, 02:40 PM   #94
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Pinball Attention Disorder (PAD).
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Old 2nd May 2017, 02:46 PM   #96
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Just a little more than 100 days into his presidency and turmoil and controversy continues to build.


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Sources: Former Acting AG Yates to contradict administration about Flynn at hearing

Washington (CNN)Former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates is prepared to testify before a Senate panel next week that she gave a forceful warning to the White House regarding then-National Security Advisor Michael Flynn nearly three weeks before he was fired, contradicting the administration's version of events, sources familiar with her account tell CNN.

http://www.cnn.com/2017/05/02/politi...ict/index.html
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Old 2nd May 2017, 02:57 PM   #98
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Originally Posted by chrispy View Post
What. The. ****?
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Stream of Unconciousness.
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Pinball Attention Disorder (PAD).
My favorite part is, "-but you look at the nuclear deal."

Haha, that's what he was building to? Man...that was out there and people voted for him...
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Old 2nd May 2017, 03:04 PM   #99
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Recently Donnie said being prez was tougher than he thought, he thought it would be easier. That he's also amazed at the sheer size of the federal government, bigger even than "big companies." Yesterday on the CBS' news show Face the Nation, he backed off a tad on how tough being POTUS is.


I couldn't believe he said that. What was tougher than being President of the United States, running the New Jersey Generals football team? But I thought Donnie topped himself for sheer nonsense when he spoke about North Korean's Kim Jong Un:



USA to rest of world: H-E-L-P!!!

As President of the United States, I have concluded after careful consideration that Trump is as sharp as a bowling ball.
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Thanks Locknar.

(Not a completely thankless task, then )
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Old 2nd May 2017, 03:24 PM   #101
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Thanks Locknar.

(Not a completely thankless task, then )
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It ends!

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Trump’s Soft Spot for Strongmen Harms U.S. Image, Say Critics

Kim Jong Un of North Korea keeps as many as 200,000 of his own citizens in prison camps. But to Donald Trump, he is a "smart cookie."

Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines has bragged about killing drug dealers, and has been accused of encouraging thousands of vigilante killings. But President Trump invited him to the White House.

http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/...-image-n754036

Trump is an idiot who is harming the United States of America. Make America great again: Dump Trump!!

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The US military is disturbed in regard to the rhetoric of Trump and his contradictions on North Korea.
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Old 2nd May 2017, 05:55 PM   #104
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So I mistook satire for a Trump apologist?


Indeed
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Originally Posted by MuDPhuD View Post
Indeed
Sorry, good to know.
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Old 2nd May 2017, 06:15 PM   #106
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Trump unable to understand the most basic metaphor.

https://mobile.twitter.com/kalebhort...52777695956992
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Trump unable to understand the most basic metaphor.

https://mobile.twitter.com/kalebhort...52777695956992
He has to be the dumbest person to ever be president.
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Old 2nd May 2017, 06:26 PM   #108
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Originally Posted by Tony Stark View Post
He has to be the dumbest person to ever be president.
Didn't you read Tranewrecks quote? If he were a liberal Democrat he would be known as one of the smartest people in the world. Poor Donny, so misunderstood...and misunderestimated,too.
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Ryan pulled the vote, Trump has no power over that.
Ryan's side says he took the bad news to the White House and they jointly decided to not have a vote(knowing they would lose). It was Ryan's decision to make, formally, but Trump was in agreement.

Whether that's because the most recent discussion at that moment was with Ryan and most-recent-tip always wins Trump's support or because he actually thought it through? I'll leave readers to decide.

Trump's initial reaction was "Oh, yeah?? Well, I'll just go work on something I know everyone supports me on... tax reform!" Apparently the Anti-AHCA forces got his ear, though, and he's back on track to fail yet again at getting Trumpcare passed. (And not getting his tax reforms, either.) He's got to be getting tired of all the winning.
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President Trump Was 'Directly Involved' in Hunt for Tweeter of Inauguration Crowd Photo

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President Donald Trump was "directly involved" in the quest to find the staffer from the National Park Service who retweeted a comparative photo of his inauguration crowd with that of his predecessor, former President Barack Obama.

On the day of Trump's inauguration, the official account of the National Park Service retweeted a photo showing a crowd for Obama's event, compared to a smaller crowd that had gathered for Trump's that day. The retweet was quickly taken down.

According to a report from CBS News, who cited emails about the exchange released through the Freedom of Information Act, Trump contacted acting National Park Services director Mike Reynolds about the tweet.
Precious little snowflake get his feelings hurt?
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I wish I had my fiddle available at the time to play Trump a little tune of sympathy.
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He has to be the dumbest person to ever be president.
The USS Carl Vinson and Andrew Jackson fiasco, among other things such as appointing Flynn in the face of warnings, confirms that Trump is one of the dumbest presidents in US history. And, for him to say that he didn't think the job as president was that difficult underlines the fact he has no business being in the White House because he is too dumb to be president, a fact which he confirms with almost each passing day.
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Gawd! Imagine how this jerk threw his influence around getting people fired for minor offenses against his majesty.
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To those who think Trump's the bottom of the barrel; he burrowed under that barrel and kept going.
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The way Trump is going each passing day, he won't need Air Force One to get to China. At the halfway mark of his term, he can use the same hole to get back to the White House and think how much that will save the taxpayers in fuel savings from support aircraft in addition to Air Force One that's required whenever a president travels overseas.
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Old 2nd May 2017, 09:11 PM   #115
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Originally Posted by Puppycow View Post
100 days down, 1361 to go.
Um.

More like 2822 days to go.

Oh, dear.

My Senator just said, "I think it would be a good thing at this
point if the iPhone was put in a safe, locked away and maybe
returned in four years."


At this point, our only hope is him seeking higher office.
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Less politics, more another example of ego and a poor relationship with facts.

Trump National Golf Club has a historical marker for a Civil War battle that never happened.

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President Donald Trump was roundly mocked yesterday for the historical illiteracy evident in his Andrew Jackson quotes. Now Golf Digest is revisiting an earlier scandal involving Trump’s ignorance of the Civil War.

“Many great American soldiers, both of the North and South, died at this spot,” reads the inscription a faux historical marker on the course of the Trump National Golf Club, according to the New York Times. “The casualties were so great that the water would turn red and thus became known as ‘The River of Blood.’ ”

The battle never happened. “No. Uh-uh. No way,” Richard Gillespie, the executive director of the Mosby Heritage Area Association told the New York Times. “Nothing like that ever happened there.”

When Trump was informed by the New York Times that three different local historians had said as much, Trump replied, “How would they know that? Were they there?”

The fake historical marker on Trump’s golf course, commemorating the fallen in a battle that never happened, was signed by Donald Trump. “It is my great honor to have preserved this important section of the Potomac River!”

Yeah, how would those Ivory Tower elitists know anything about their field of expertise?
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Speaking of nut-jobs, one sobering reality about Trump and the use of nuclear weapons is, one of his biggest backers is billionaire conservative Robert Mercer. Mercer is also funding an Oregon biochemist Arthur Robinson, who believes human urine holds the secret of extending the human lifespan The Mercer family has supplied grants that Robinson has used to acquire huge refrigerators holding over 10,000 human urine samples. Where it really gets interesting is with Robinson and Mercer's view on nuclear weapons and what influence this may have on Trump.

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So just Howard Hughes and Nixon: The Sequel.
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Holy ****. This may the most Trump Trump has ever been. It's from the summer of 2015, but my god:
And look how many Americans consider that a presidential statement. That is the kind of brilliant analysis that the republican party needed to win.
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Originally Posted by skyeagle409 View Post
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The US military is disturbed in regard to the rhetoric of Trump and his contradictions on North Korea.
But they love Trump. This should fill them with the hope of all the wars he will start.
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Originally Posted by TraneWreck View Post
Holy ****. This may the most Trump Trump has ever been. It's from the summer of 2015, but my god:
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And look how many Americans consider that a presidential statement. That is the kind of brilliant analysis that the republican party needed to win.
This text, more than many, make it obvious that Trump really can say whatever he wants, or shoot people in broad daylight without losing followers.

This level of devotion is just plain unsettling.
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