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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14610 on: March 13, 2018, 05:33:16 PM »
McCain slams Trump's CIA pick: She was involved in “one of darkest chapters in American history" http://hill.cm/0KwEnON
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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14611 on: March 13, 2018, 05:51:48 PM »
"Stormy said they had an affair.  Trump said they didn't.  Who are you going to believe?  The fake blonde with big t!ts, or Stormy Daniels?" - Bill Maher



Years ago I caught Holly watching "Rock Of Love" with Brett Michaels.   I had to explain to her that he had been the lead singer for Poison, who she had heard of, sorta.   I noted at that time that the point of this show was for Brett to get away with doing in his 40s what he did in his 20s.    The same could be said locally about Dave Brooks when he was singing for The Breakfast Club.

Stormy's basically using this story du juor to get away with doing in her almost-40s what she did in her 20s.   More power to her.

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14612 on: March 13, 2018, 06:11:21 PM »
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One year ago I predicted America was entering a “Benedict Arnold moment.” Little did I know it would be a “Benedict Arnold Movement.” #RussianRepublicans
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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14613 on: March 13, 2018, 07:30:12 PM »
https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/qve7x7/gina-haspel-cia-director-torture-black-site

New CIA Director Gina Haspel Oversaw Torture at a Black Site Then Lost Evidence of It

Oh, good.

But she's a girl.  Why aren't you all focusing on the important stuff??!

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14614 on: March 13, 2018, 09:22:01 PM »
JUST IN: Top Intel Republican: It's "clear" Russia tried to hurt Clinton during election http://hill.cm/LqACqpN
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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14615 on: March 13, 2018, 09:32:47 PM »
^ Does that mean she'll only make 77% of what Pompeo made, thus reducing the budget deficit... or did I read what you all were going on about (re: pay gaps) in that other thread wrong??

Anyway, I can't believe the amount of spin the left is trying to put on this. Back when Tillerson was nominated, the left objected because he was a Russian stooge. Now that he's been let go, the left objects because he was standing up to Russia.



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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14616 on: March 13, 2018, 09:36:04 PM »
You can always measure the character of a person by how good/bad they treat animals....

Trump Administration Eliminates Animal Welfare Rules
https://www.yahoo.com/news/trump-administration-eliminates-animal-welfare-200022013.html
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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14617 on: March 13, 2018, 09:43:10 PM »

Years ago I caught Holly watching "Rock Of Love" with Brett Michaels.   I had to explain to her that he had been the lead singer for Poison, who she had heard of, sorta.   I noted at that time that the point of this show was for Brett to get away with doing in his 40s what he did in his 20s.    The same could be said locally about Dave Brooks when he was singing for The Breakfast Club.

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Wait a second...did you just drop an extremely obscure cover band reference into this thread?

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14618 on: March 13, 2018, 09:44:47 PM »
Evil people look for new opportunities to hurt others....

President Trump: "My new national strategy for space recognizes that space is a warfighting domain, just like the land, air and sea" http://cnn.it/2p62UXt
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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14619 on: March 13, 2018, 10:09:46 PM »
BREAKING: Democrats on the House Intel Committee have just released a detailed report of dozens of key witnesses that Republicans refused to allow the committee to interview.

Document shows a clear violation of their duty to America.  See below:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1w5LqnlUheO0AsB66TzXHrh_bbS0Pv4iv/view
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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14620 on: March 13, 2018, 10:15:57 PM »
"Core" eh? Wharton School, eh?

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14621 on: March 13, 2018, 10:17:11 PM »
^ Does that mean she'll only make 77% of what Pompeo made, thus reducing the budget deficit... or did I read what you all were going on about (re: pay gaps) in that other thread wrong??

Anyway, I can't believe the amount of spin the left is trying to put on this. Back when Tillerson was nominated, the left objected because he was a Russian stooge. Now that he's been let go, the left objects because he was standing up to Russia.



https://www.democraticleader.gov/newsroom/121316/

https://www.democraticleader.gov/newsroom/31318/
the remarkable thing is that people like Nancy Pelosi aren't even fazed by such blatant demonstrations of two-faced hypocrisy. It's all in a day's "work" for her. 

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14622 on: March 13, 2018, 10:35:26 PM »
i'm not sure we have the definition of hypocrisy.

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14623 on: March 13, 2018, 10:43:03 PM »
the remarkable thing is that people like Nancy Pelosi aren't even fazed by such blatant demonstrations of two-faced hypocrisy. It's all in a day's "work" for her. 

Would that be similar to evangelical Christians who have no issue at all with a 3 Baby-Momma and a Porn Star POTUS?  Hypocrisy is everywhere homie!

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14624 on: March 13, 2018, 10:45:01 PM »
I want an explanation on what is hypocritical between the 2 Pelosi statements.  This should be good.

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14625 on: March 13, 2018, 10:48:38 PM »
^ Does that mean she'll only make 77% of what Pompeo made, thus reducing the budget deficit... or did I read what you all were going on about (re: pay gaps) in that other thread wrong??

Anyway, I can't believe the amount of spin the left is trying to put on this. Back when Tillerson was nominated, the left objected because he was a Russian stooge. Now that he's been let go, the left objects because he was standing up to Russia.



https://www.democraticleader.gov/newsroom/121316/

https://www.democraticleader.gov/newsroom/31318/

you got the pay gap debate wrong.  perhaps you should actually read the discussion instead of arguing against a strawman. 

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14626 on: March 13, 2018, 10:52:05 PM »
You can always measure the character of a person by how good/bad they treat animals....

An estimated 6% of the U.S. population is vegan so I'm not sure this is the character test you want to use.
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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14627 on: March 14, 2018, 12:36:46 AM »
You can always measure the character of a person by how good/bad they treat animals....

An estimated 6% of the U.S. population is vegan so I'm not sure this is the character test you want to use.

I'm pretty sure KJP is just an anti-Trump spambot at this point.  Or he thinks that the tactics of Russian troll farms worked well enough that he might as well mimic them.  He fully agrees with Trump on the use and nature of words and language, though.  In the KJrumPian view, the purpose of words and language is not to express truth, or even to seek it.  It is to at least display, and preferably actually exercise, dominance and power.  On that basis, there is not a smidgen of evidence of the speaker's actual sentiment about animal rights or veganism in his statement--it is merely yet another attack on the president, and a signal of the speaker's own status as a "fighter" or similar label.  To the 6% of the population who are vegan (and others who might agree with the general premise at least in part), perhaps it is an attack with some traction; with respect to the other 94%, he loses nothing but a few seconds of his time typing it and can launch another kitchen-sink cyber-fusillade tomorrow.

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14628 on: March 14, 2018, 12:39:47 AM »
So the Pennsylvania election looks to be extremely close, and may come down to a few hundred votes. Whoever wins, it's pretty clear that Republicans have a problem.  This was a district that went 20 points for Trump, and they don't have a pedophile to blame this time. 

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14629 on: March 14, 2018, 12:42:35 AM »
It's within 95 votes with 99% in.  Crazy close.

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14630 on: March 14, 2018, 12:47:01 AM »
It's within 95 votes with 99% in.  Crazy close.

Democrats win either way.  The bad Republican showing, even if he wins, is bad news for them in other races.  That's a YUGE swing.  And it would be a short-lived victory, as the new district will favor Democrats in November. 

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14631 on: March 14, 2018, 12:57:23 AM »
Trump is bashing California and Gov. Brown. California's biggest problem is that it is being held back by being in the United States...

- 6th largest economy in the world.

- Continually outpaces the U.S. in job growth.

- Turned a 2010 deficit into a record surplus.

- Leads the national economy from personal income to high-wage jobs and more.

https://t.co/hF1wufJ9L0
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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14632 on: March 14, 2018, 09:57:13 AM »
Since he's a hawk on Russia, it will be interesting to see if he immediately starts spending the $120 million given to the State Dept to fight Russian meddling....

What Trump's pick for top diplomat has said about Russia, North Korea, Iran, Syria, China — and Trump's tweets

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/03/14/mike-pompeo-statements-on-china-russia-north-korea-iran-and-syria.html

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14633 on: March 14, 2018, 10:44:40 AM »
Trump visited twice to PA-18 and the GOP spent $10 million there.  They still lost.

There are 110 House races analysts have deemed more Democrat/left-leaning than PA-18. 

Democrats only need to take 24 to take back the House.

So the GOP only needs to defend 87 House districts that are MORE left-leaning than PA-18 to maintain control of the HOR.  Good luck.
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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14634 on: March 14, 2018, 10:50:13 AM »
Trump is bashing California and Gov. Brown. California's biggest problem is that it is being held back by being in the United States...

- 6th largest economy in the world.

- Continually outpaces the U.S. in job growth.

- Turned a 2010 deficit into a record surplus.

- Leads the national economy from personal income to high-wage jobs and more.

https://t.co/hF1wufJ9L0

I agree with you, Trump's attacks on Brown were largely baseless and unfair. But, there is a MASSIVE exodus from some areas of California right now due to the cost of living there. That is an issue that needs to be fixed - and, to be fair, isn't entirely on Gov. Brown either.

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14635 on: March 14, 2018, 10:54:35 AM »
I wonder what the age limit will be to join the Space Force. I want to be a Starship Trooper.

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14636 on: March 14, 2018, 11:01:43 AM »
Quote
The problem is Trump’s administration actively opposed the idea of a Space Force last year. In June, the House Armed Services Committee drafted legislation in the National Defense Authorization Act that would create a “Space Corps” within the US Air Force.

The Air Force didn’t want it and even the White House objected to the idea at the time, saying it would create more bureaucracy. “I oppose the creation of a new military service and additional organizational layers at a time when we are focused on reducing overhead and integrating joint warfighting efforts,” Defense Secretary Jim Mattis wrote in a letter to the ranking members of the House and Senate Armed Services Committees.

But that didn’t stop President Trump for advocating for a “Space Force” today. “My new national strategy for space recognizes that space is a war-fighting domain, just like the land, air, and sea,” Trump said at the rally. “We may even have a ‘Space Force’ — develop another one. Space Force. We have the Air Force; we’ll have the Space Force.”

https://www.theverge.com/2018/3/13/17117224/trump-space-force-air-force-corps-us-military

The most disjointed, bumbling administration of modern history, imo.
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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14637 on: March 14, 2018, 11:18:23 AM »
WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE SECRETARY OF STATE??
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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14638 on: March 14, 2018, 11:20:36 AM »
Trump is bashing California and Gov. Brown. California's biggest problem is that it is being held back by being in the United States...

- 6th largest economy in the world.

- Continually outpaces the U.S. in job growth.

- Turned a 2010 deficit into a record surplus.

- Leads the national economy from personal income to high-wage jobs and more.

https://t.co/hF1wufJ9L0

I agree with you, Trump's attacks on Brown were largely baseless and unfair. But, there is a MASSIVE exodus from some areas of California right now due to the cost of living there. That is an issue that needs to be fixed - and, to be fair, isn't entirely on Gov. Brown either.

The affordability issue is partly the fault of NIMBYs who don't want any new housing built especially higher density housing that doesn't fit with the "character" of their neighborhood.  NIMBYs are a problem with people of all political beliefs.

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #14639 on: March 14, 2018, 11:21:12 AM »
#DeportNIMBYs