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Old 06-04-18, 08:53 AM
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I like the tweets in here. It works well. Keep t coming.
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Originally Posted by VinVega View Post
Another problem is that if the Dems gain control of the house and impeach Trump with zero Repubs voting for it, it will look like partisan politics instead of the rule of law. This is supposed to be a country governed by the rule of law, not the rule of whatever party is in power at the time. Even if they have more numbers, the law should trump party affiliation and sadly these days it does not seem that way. A horrible precedent is being set.
The difference between Watergate and now is that, at the height of Watergate, some courageous and patriotic Republicans went to the President directly and said, if you don't resign, you are going to get impeached, and we are voting against you. Now, all there is are people like McConnell, Ryan, Jim Jordan, Devin Nunes, Gaetz, etc., who will NEVER, ever vote for impeachment. As far as I'm concerned, they are the most unpatriotic lawmakers that have ever been in office. So long as the Freedom Caucus and Fox News has a hold on that party, nothing will happen...That said, I'd love to know how they are going to explain their positions to their kids and grandkids down the road...Explain to them why they put party over country...Those should make for some interesting discussions...The fact that Guiliani can go on the air and make the comments that he made yesterday is just beyond the pale...

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Old 06-04-18, 08:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Bronkster View Post
I like 'em here - even without commentary because it gives us an idea of where Trump's "thoughts" are for the day. It's like its own commentary.

We have a tweet thread?
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Old 06-04-18, 09:04 AM
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He should have waited a bit before saying who it really was.

Kentucky Crowd Cheers Trump Quote, Then Finds Out Itís Actually From Obama
High school valedictorian trolls his class with an unexpected quote.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry...b010565aad1c77
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He should have waited a bit before saying who it really was.

Kentucky Crowd Cheers Trump Quote, Then Finds Out Itís Actually From Obama
High school valedictorian trolls his class with an unexpected quote.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry...b010565aad1c77
That was not only hilarious, but also very telling...sadly...
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Originally Posted by inri222 View Post
He should have waited a bit before saying who it really was.

Kentucky Crowd Cheers Trump Quote, Then Finds Out Itís Actually From Obama
High school valedictorian trolls his class with an unexpected quote.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry...b010565aad1c77

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Old 06-04-18, 09:09 AM
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I think Trump is a lot more basic. He once mentioned he didnít want to show his taxes, because another candidate did in the past (I think it was Romney) and it torpedoed them to the point of never recovering.

I think Trump and setting up a battle to refuse to testify under oath. He knows that Clinton got impeached for lying under oath. So the lesson to Trump, ďitís totally ok to lie. Just not under oathĒ.

As a side note, I absolutely know it is serious to lie under oath. But after all the shit Trump has done, can you believe we impeached a sitting POTUS over lying about getting a BJ?
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Old 06-04-18, 09:11 AM
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">In 24 hrs <a href="https://twitter.com/4corners?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@4corners</a> , Australia's investigative journalism program will begin doing a 3 week dirt dig on Trump &amp; Russia. For those watching the international news on this I say two things ; &quot;coordinated action&quot; &quot;watch for the other shoe to drop&quot;<a href="https://twitter.com/LouiseMensch?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@LouiseMensch</a><a href="https://twitter.com/thespybrief?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">@thespybrief</a> <a href="https://t.co/3B5RBpUVa3">https://t.co/3B5RBpUVa3</a></p>&mdash; Pete EVANS (@911CORLEBRA777) <a href="https://twitter.com/911CORLEBRA777/status/1003202442505289729?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 3, 2018</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>


Might end up being a busy week.

Last year, the buzz going around for a while was that the Australians were the ones who had had one of the more offensive sex videos on Trumo- and not the pee tape.
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Old 06-04-18, 09:18 AM
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All I'm asking is that we don't post tweets in here without commentary. It adds nothing to the discussion and just becomes "noise". If I wanted to read all of Trump's tweets I would follow him on twitter.
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Old 06-04-18, 09:23 AM
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Originally Posted by Sdallnct View Post
I think Trump is a lot more basic. He once mentioned he didnít want to show his taxes, because another candidate did in the past (I think it was Romney) and it torpedoed them to the point of never recovering.


Harry Reid lied about Mitt Romneyís taxes. Heís still not sorry.

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a link to 4corners youtube page here

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Old 06-04-18, 09:29 AM
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Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
All I'm asking is that we don't post tweets in here without commentary. It adds nothing to the discussion and just becomes "noise". If I wanted to read all of Trump's tweets I would follow him on twitter.
It adds everything to the discussion here. We discuss the tweets here, thats the commentary. I mean I guess I can post 'Trump is an idiot' every time, up under the presidential seal if you like.
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Old 06-04-18, 09:32 AM
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Mark Penn “Why are there people from the Clinton Foundation on the Mueller Staff? Why is there an Independent Counsel? To go after people and their families for unrelated offenses...Constitution was set up to prevent this...Stormtrooper tactics almost.” A disgrace!</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1003328970069331968?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 3, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">This is my 500th. Day in Office and we have accomplished a lot - many believe more than any President in his first 500 days. Massive Tax &amp; Regulation Cuts, Military &amp; Vets, Lower Crime &amp; Illegal Immigration, Stronger Borders, Judgeships, Best Economy &amp; Jobs EVER, and much more...</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1003601217111707649?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 4, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">....We had Repeal &amp; Replace done (and the saving to our country of one trillion dollars) except for one person, but it is getting done anyway. Individual Mandate is gone and great, less expensive plans will be announced this month. Drug prices coming down &amp; Right to Try!</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1003611857272360960?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 4, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">“This is the best time EVER to look for a job.” James Freeman of WSJ.</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1003612459855466497?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 4, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">As has been stated by numerous legal scholars, I have the absolute right to PARDON myself, but why would I do that when I have done nothing wrong? In the meantime, the never ending Witch Hunt, led by 13 very Angry and Conflicted Democrats (&amp; others) continues into the mid-terms!</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1003616210922147841?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 4, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">China already charges a tax of 16% on soybeans. Canada has all sorts of trade barriers on our Agricultural products. Not acceptable!</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1003617811254710273?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 4, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The U.S. has made such bad trade deals over so many years that we can only WIN!</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1003618276293988352?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 4, 2018</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The appointment of the Special Councel is totally UNCONSTITUTIONAL! Despite that, we play the game because I, unlike the Democrats, have done nothing wrong!</p>&mdash; Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1003624231408676864?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 4, 2018</a></blockquote>
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"The special counsel is unconstitutional, and by the way I demand a special counsel be appointed to investigate Hillary"

Count me in on the "Something Big Is About To Happen" bandwagon. Dude is freaking the fuck out! (more than usual) Manafort mentions out of nowhere, now talking about the origin of the Special Counsel, talking about pardoning himself. Meanwhile the First Lady has been missing for a month, the government is putting immigrant children in concentration camps (!!!!!!), and more people were killed in Puerto Rico due mismanagement from hurricane fallout than all Americans killed on 9/11.

Shit is about to hit the fan. Hell, shit is hitting the fan now.

And there's also this, which trump obviously doesn't know about...

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Old 06-04-18, 09:41 AM
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It makes no sense from a checks and balances perspective if the president can pardon himself. Otherwise, why give congress impeachment powers at all?
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Originally Posted by slop101 View Post
Meanwhile the First Lady has been missing for a month
Since you honestly do give a fuck...

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Originally Posted by slop101 View Post
and more people were killed in Puerto Rico due mismanagement from hurricane fallout than all Americans killed on 9/11.
This is a very good way to frame it, but I think too many people may brush it off as "It was a natural disaster, not a terrorist attack, therefore not the same thing" but it does seem that mismanagement was the key factor to the deaths in PR, not the event itself. Mr. President showing up for a day, to lob rolls of paper towel at a crowd of people, isn't a good look in this (or any) context.
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Originally Posted by Groucho View Post
All I'm asking is that we don't post tweets in here without commentary. It adds nothing to the discussion and just becomes "noise". If I wanted to read all of Trump's tweets I would follow him on twitter.
See I want to read all of Trump's tweets but I don't want to follow him on Twitter because I don't want to contribute to his follower number. I think stingermck posting his latest without commentary works fine, mostly because his posts are immediately followed by commentary. It's not like posting an article without comment - we all know why Trump's official Presidential statements are being shared here. It's like a daily update.
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Old 06-04-18, 09:46 AM
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Originally Posted by slop101 View Post
"The special counsel is unconstitutional, and by the way I demand a special counsel be appointed to investigate Hillary"

Count me in on the "Something Big Is About To Happen" bandwagon. Dude is freaking the fuck out! (more than usual) Manafort mentions out of nowhere, now talking about the origin of the Special Counsel, talking about pardoning himself. Meanwhile the First Lady has been missing for a month, the government is putting immigrant children in concentration camps (!!!!!!), and more people were killed in Puerto Rico due mismanagement from hurricane fallout than all Americans killed on 9/11.

Shit is about to hit the fan. Hell, shit is hitting the fan now.

And there's also this, which trump obviously doesn't know about...

https://twitter.com/StevenTDennis/st...25749285408769
Trump's team would still take it to the Supreme Court. And they do have a 5-4 majority there...People may assume that they'll judge the case on it's own merits and case law and whatnot, but then again they've frequently ruled in favour of corporations over people, so I wouldn't be surprised if the court somehow found a way to rule in favour of Trump...I wish I wasn't as pessimistic, but oh well...The court even screwed up the Citizens United case, which has since caused all sorts of problems...
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Since you honestly do give a fuck...

Many can't help themselves:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">POSSIBLE REASONS MELANIA IS SCARCE:<br><br>1. Wants break from public eye<br>2. Was hospitalized last month<br>3. Tired of dishonest, malicious, lying MSM hacks<br>.<br>.<br>549. Alien abduction.<br>.<br>.<br>997. Possible victim of domestic violence <br><br>..and you went straight to 997 without any evidence.</p>&mdash; Razor (@hale_razor) <a href="https://twitter.com/hale_razor/status/1003423002204168193?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">June 3, 2018</a></blockquote> <script async src="https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script>
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Originally Posted by wishbone View Post
Since you honestly do give a fuck...

And what is my conspiracy theory, exactly? Please tell me, as you seem to understand my own thinking more than I seem to...
They're just being really fucking weird about it, as are you!
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Originally Posted by slop101 View Post
And what is my conspiracy theory, exactly? Please tell me, as you seem to understand my own thinking more than I seem to...
They're just being really fucking weird about it, as are you!
Yeah, I don't see how slop101 was advocating any sort of conspiracy theory...I assume she's just lying low because she's shy...And is maybe a little bit pissed off about the Stormy Daniels thing, which would make sense...I don't sense any sort of ulterior motive for her to be lying low...She's never seemed to be that outgoing...
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Originally Posted by Goonies85 View Post
Yeah, I don't see how slop101 was advocating any sort of conspiracy theory...I assume she's just lying low because she's shy...And is maybe a little bit pissed off about the Stormy Daniels thing, which would make sense...I don't sense any sort of ulterior motive for her to be lying low...She's never seemed to be that outgoing...
The perk is by NOT having her come out, they keep the "Where is Melania??" story in the news, keeping yet another distraction rolling. I don't think we should waste our time on it here, but that's my opinion (after commenting on it myself).
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I understand from his posts he does not "give a fuck".

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And in other news...

Melania Watch: Day 20
She's MIA, but been hearing that she went back to NY, which you'd think would be easy enough to prove...
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Count me in on the "Something Big Is About To Happen" bandwagon. Dude is freaking the fuck out! (more than usual)
I can't even count the times in this thread that a comment has been made along the lines of, "Trump is really acting panicked and losing his shit now." I think you have to accept that childish defensiveness is just his normal mode. It's not a reliable indicator of anything imminent.
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I can't even count the times in this thread that a comment has been made along the lines of, "Trump is really acting panicked and losing his shit now."
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