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Old 21st May 2020, 07:34 PM   #1
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The Trump Presidency: Part 22

Sarah Cooper does Trump again:

Manorities:
https://twitter.com/sarahcpr/status/1263515132698734597

Testing positively:
https://twitter.com/sarahcpr/status/1263602783699243015

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Old 22nd May 2020, 12:35 AM   #2
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https://twitter.com/ddale8/status/1263574116667289600

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Trump mentions Henry Ford to Ford workers, then says, "Good bloodlines, good bloodlines. If you believe in that stuff -- you got good blood."
I don't know whether Trump is knowledgeable enough to know this but Ford was a Nazi, so there are definite implications here, intentional or otherwise.
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Old 22nd May 2020, 01:02 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by Squeegee Beckenheim View Post
https://twitter.com/ddale8/status/1263574116667289600

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Trump mentions Henry Ford to Ford workers, then says, "Good bloodlines, good bloodlines. If you believe in that stuff -- you got good blood."
I don't know whether Trump is knowledgeable enough to know this but Ford was a Nazi, so there are definite implications here, intentional or otherwise.
What a strange thing to say. Putting to one side for the moment Henry Ford's dubious political stance, does he think that Ford assembly line workers are blood relations to Henry Ford ?

IMO if there was also a reference to soil then it was a deliberate Nazi dog whistle, if not it was just the typical Presidential word salad.
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Old 22nd May 2020, 01:09 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Squeegee Beckenheim View Post
https://twitter.com/ddale8/status/1263574116667289600



I don't know whether Trump is knowledgeable enough to know this but Ford was a Nazi, so there are definite implications here, intentional or otherwise.
It's by far not the first time that Trump has dropped hints of his personal brand of Eugenics.
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Originally Posted by Squeegee Beckenheim View Post
https://twitter.com/ddale8/status/1263574116667289600



I don't know whether Trump is knowledgeable enough to know this but Ford was a Nazi, so there are definite implications here, intentional or otherwise.
Ford was also a raging anti-Semite.
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Old 22nd May 2020, 01:15 AM   #6
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What a strange thing to say. Putting to one side for the moment Henry Ford's dubious political stance, does he think that Ford assembly line workers are blood relations to Henry Ford ?

IMO if there was also a reference to soil then it was a deliberate Nazi dog whistle, if not it was just the typical Presidential word salad.
I had the same thought when I read that quote. But it would explain why General Motors cars are crap: bad bloodlines.
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Old 22nd May 2020, 01:43 AM   #7
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What a strange thing to say. Putting to one side for the moment Henry Ford's dubious political stance, does he think that Ford assembly line workers are blood relations to Henry Ford ?
He does appear to think so, yes.
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Old 22nd May 2020, 02:01 AM   #8
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Ford was also a raging anti-Semite.
I thought that was implicit in "Nazi".
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Old 22nd May 2020, 02:07 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by Squeegee Beckenheim View Post
He does appear to think so, yes.
I suppose that given the number of Trump family members employed in paid by the Trump Organisation he'd think that there were a lot of Ford family members working for Ford.
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Do nothing A.G. of the Great State of Michigan, Dana Nessel, should not be taking her anger and stupidity out on Ford Motor - they might get upset with you and leave the state, like so many other companies have - until I came along and brought business back to Michigan. JOBS!

The Wacky Do Nothing Attorney General of Michigan, Dana Nessel, is viciously threatening Ford Motor Company for the fact that I inspected a Ventilator plant without a mask. Not their fault, & I did put on a mask. No wonder many auto companies left Michigan, until I came along!

Is this even possible to believe? Can this be for real? Where is this nursing home, how is the victim doing? (? does anyone have contaxt for this?)

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Old 22nd May 2020, 02:38 AM   #11
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Trump Tweets

“President Trump is leading Joe Biden (D) in the battleground state of Pennsylvania 50.2 percent to 45.5 percent...This is significant, as it reflects a 4.7 percent jump from the previous survey.”

96% Approval Rating in the Republican Party. Thank you!

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Democrats need to fam the flames of fear. But if it’s safe enough to grocery shop, how is it not safe enough to vote? twitter.com/realdonaldtrum…

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Old 22nd May 2020, 02:45 AM   #12
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https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...37553073942528

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Many will disagree, but @FoxNews is doing nothing to help Republicans, and me, get re-elected on November 3rd. Sure, there are some truly GREAT people on Fox, but you also have some real “garbage” littered all over the network, people like Dummy Juan Williams, Schumerite Chris...

....Hahn, Richard Goodstein, Donna Brazile, Niel Cavuto, and many others. They repeat the worst of the Democrat speaking points, and lies. All of the good is totally nullified, and more. Net Result = BAD! CNN & MSDNC are all in for the Do Nothing Democrats! Fox WAS Great!
So...no more pretence that Fox is impartial?
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Old 22nd May 2020, 02:49 AM   #13
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Tweets

President Trump is leading Joe Biden (D) in the battleground state of Pennsylvania 50.2 percent to 45.5 percent...This is significant, as it reflects a 4.7 percent jump from the previous survey.”

96% Approval Rating in the Republican Party. Thank you!

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Democrats need to fam the flames of fear. But if it’s safe enough to grocery shop, how is it not safe enough to vote? twitter.com/realdonaldtrum…
I wonder which poll that was because RealClearPolitics paints a different view:

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/ep...iden-6861.html
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Is this even possible to believe? Can this be for real? Where is this nursing home, how is the victim doing? (? does anyone have contaxt for this?)
If you look in the replies to that tweet there's a video which has been going round the twittersphere which appears to show a well built black male nurse knocking seven bells out of a white care home resident. If genuine the guy needs to be locked up. It allegedly happened in Detroit.

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Old 22nd May 2020, 04:07 AM   #15
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So...no more pretence that Fox is impartial?
They haven't pretended that for years.
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I had the same thought when I read that quote. But it would explain why General Motors cars are crap: bad bloodlines.

I had a Silverado for a while. It had fuel lines, hydraulic lines, even some water lines. But I don't think it had any blood lines.

I've never owned a Ford, so I don't know about them.
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Old 22nd May 2020, 05:00 AM   #17
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Democrats need to fam the flames of fear. But if it’s safe enough to grocery shop, how is it not safe enough to vote? twitter.com/realdonaldtrum…


Did anyone point out to her that we don't all have to buy groceries on the same day, at the same store?
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Old 22nd May 2020, 05:15 AM   #18
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I wonder which poll that was because RealClearPolitics paints a different view:

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/ep...iden-6861.html
https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com.../pennsylvania/

Must be the Hodas & Associates one, which is tagged as partisan (see note at the bottom).
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https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com.../pennsylvania/

Must be the Hodas & Associates one, which is tagged as partisan (see note at the bottom).


And if you click on their name, it takes you to the actual poll results, which cover a lot more questions. Let's just say, that some of these numbers are all over the place.

Two interesting bits:

How would they vote in a Congressional election?

47.0% TOTAL REPUBLICAN
37.2% TOTAL DEMOCRAT
15.8% TOTAL LEAN/INDEPENDENT

So even though only 37% vote Dem for Congress, almost 46% vote Dem for president.

And then look at the age breakdown:

12. Now a few questions for statistical purposes only. First, in what year were you born?
5.7% 18-24
13.5% 25-34
15.2% 35-44
16.3% 45-54
19.7% 55-64
25.8% 65+

More than a quarter over 65, almost half over 55. Both age groups tend towards being Republican. This almost certainly skews the results.
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Old 22nd May 2020, 06:47 AM   #20
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Did anyone point out to her that we don't all have to buy groceries on the same day, at the same store?
And that stores in certain neighborhoods have been closed down by the state legislature.
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Trump Tweets

Do nothing A.G. of the Great State of Michigan, Dana Nessel, should not be taking her anger and stupidity out on Ford Motor - they might get upset with you and leave the state, like so many other companies have - until I came along and brought business back to Michigan. JOBS!

The Wacky Do Nothing Attorney General of Michigan, Dana Nessel, is viciously threatening Ford Motor Company for the fact that I inspected a Ventilator plant without a mask. Not their fault, & I did put on a mask. No wonder many auto companies left Michigan, until I came along!

Is this even possible to believe? Can this be for real? Where is this nursing home, how is the victim doing? (? does anyone have contaxt for this?)
Is that part of the Tweet? If so, I can't find it, even on the deleted Tweets sites.

If not, you definitely need to separate your own comments from those reported as Trump's. Putting it in italics is not doing the job. I wondered how he got italics in a Tweet anyway. But the spelling would seem to be all his, which makes it doubly confusing.
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I had a Silverado for a while. It had fuel lines, hydraulic lines, even some water lines. But I don't think it had any blood lines.

I've never owned a Ford, so I don't know about them.
A certain 1958 Plymouth Fury had bloodlines.
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Tweets

“President Trump is leading Joe Biden (D) in the battleground state of Pennsylvania 50.2 percent to 45.5 percent...This is significant, as it reflects a 4.7 percent jump from the previous survey.”

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Yeah, that poll is a real standout alright!

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Flaming lib Bill Russell criticized the president. What a loser.
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Bill Mitchell host of 'Your Voice America TV'

"Some have called me "sycophant" for unrelenting support of the president. I am not.
I believe Trump was sent by God to lead America through this most perilous moment in our history, blessed with a vision and second-sight beyond his innate strategic brilliance. He is our voice."

At first I thought it was some kind of parody channel but it seems it's serious .


https://yourvoiceamerica.tv/
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I believe that Bill Mitchell is a jerk, a moron and a dickhead. My beliefs have more basis in fact than his.
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Flaming lib Bill Russell criticized the president. What a loser.
Excuse my ignorance, but Bill Russel the basketball and civil rights legend?
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The PDJT just announced that churches are "essential services" and thus are not subject to the rules.

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(ETA) Probably more suitable for the other thread where it is already being discussed.
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The PDJT just announced that churches are "essential services" and thus are not subject to the rules.

Churches
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(ETA) Probably more suitable for the other thread where it is already being discussed.


At some point, the sensible portion of society is just going to have to accept that the price of finally proving how much of an idiot Trump is, is millions of deaths. At this point, we're going to pay that price no matter what.

Just hunker down and try to survive on a personal level, guys. As a society, the US is ******.
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The PDJT just announced that churches are "essential services" and thus are not subject to the rules.

Churches
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(ETA) Probably more suitable for the other thread where it is already being discussed.
He also stated that he can force the governors to open all places of worship. He can't. The dunderhead still thinks he has authority over governors.
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At some point, the sensible portion of society is just going to have to accept that the price of finally proving how much of an idiot Trump is, is millions of deaths. At this point, we're going to pay that price no matter what.

Just hunker down and try to survive on a personal level, guys. As a society, the US is ******.
Yup. We have to try to turn that around, and one of the most important goals to achieve is to somehow chip away at reducing the percentage of Americans who are Trump supporters. Don't ask me how, but someone better figure something out. It took a long time - 50 years since Nixon - for the insanity in the Repubs to finally manifest itself into Trump, so it's gonna take a long time to reverse that, which means we gotta get started.
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He also stated that he can force the governors to open all places of worship. He can't. The dunderhead still thinks he has authority over governors.
For that matter, governors can't do it either. On what basis could anybody say "You are required to hold church services!" when the church doesn doesn't want to?
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For that matter, governors can't do it either. On what basis could anybody say "You are required to hold church services!" when the church doesn doesn't want to?


I'm guessing "Freedom of religion!", but without being sarcastic.
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Why doesn’t @FoxNews put up the CNBC POLL or the (believe it or not!) @CNN Poll? Hope Roger A is looking down and watching what has happened to this once beautiful creation!

@FoxNews should fire their Fake Pollster. Never had a good Fox Poll!

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For that matter, governors can't do it either. On what basis could anybody say "You are required to hold church services!" when the church doesn doesn't want to?
I don't think Trump said he could force governors to require church services. He said he could force them to exempt curches from the lockdown rules. Which he can't, but at least get what he's wrong about right.
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Joe Biden’s comments are the most arrogant and condescending thing I’ve heard in a very long time. I am offended, but not surprised.
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For that matter, governors can't do it either. On what basis could anybody say "You are required to hold church services!" when the church doesn doesn't want to?
The Puritans required everyone to attend church. Perhaps Donald thinks he can too.
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Joe Biden’s comments are the most arrogant and condescending thing I’ve heard in a very long time. I am offended, but not surprised.

First, I guess he doesn't listen to Trump much.

Second, the context is an interview in which Joe Biden said "Well I tell you what, if you have a problem figuring out whether you're for me or Trump, then you ain't black." He's already apologized. Of course, that's a sign of weakness.
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Ford was also a raging anti-Semite.
I've read many stories about Henry Ford and on so many levels he was really an awful person.
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YouTube just recommended this video. It's one of those old Onion episodes that ended up pretty much coming true.
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