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Official Trump Presidency Thread, Part 2

Old 06-12-18, 08:57 AM
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Originally Posted by DVD Polizei View Post
I'd like to see the stats on how many people are on welfare in California, Oregon, and Washington, and Arizona, and second, what percentage of those people on welfare...have been on it for more than 5 years.
By percentage of population, here are the states/districts with the most food stamp recipients per capita:

DC: 22%
New Mexico: 22%
Mississippi: 21%
West Virginia: 20%
Oregon: 20%
Tennessee: 20%
Louisiana: 19%
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Old 06-12-18, 08:58 AM
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Guess we be seeing Trump Hotel, McDonald and KFC in Pyongyang.
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Originally Posted by Draven View Post
Ah yes, the “liberals aren’t real Americans” trope is still alive and well.
I would expect no less from The Federalist.

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Old 06-12-18, 09:09 AM
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Originally Posted by JeremyM View Post
By percentage of population, here are the states/districts with the most food stamp recipients per capita:

DC: 22%
New Mexico: 22%
Mississippi: 21%
West Virginia: 20%
Oregon: 20%
Tennessee: 20%
Louisiana: 19%
Aren't most of those GOP states?
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Old 06-12-18, 09:14 AM
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Trump: "US to stop "war games" with South Korea".

South Korea goes "wait what???". They were never consulted.
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Old 06-12-18, 09:34 AM
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Let's see how little we hear from the war hawks when they hear we've abandoned a 70 year old military presence in the peninsula.
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Oh wow, Joseph A. Wulfsohn of The Federalist hates Robert DeNiro.
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Originally Posted by eXcentris View Post
Trump: "US to stop "war games" with South Korea".

South Korea goes "wait what???". They were never consulted.
And Moon Jae-in was patting himself on the back for getting the summit going again. "Wait! We didn't want THAT!"
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Old 06-12-18, 09:42 AM
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And China went "no more war games around here? wooooooooo!".
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Old 06-12-18, 09:45 AM
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And I finally figured out Trump's steel and aluminium tariffs.

- These are because Canada is a threat to national security.
- These are because of Canada's dairy tariffs.

So the only logical conclusion is:

Canadian cows are a threat to national security

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Oh wow, Joseph A. Wulfsohn of The Federalist hates Robert DeNiro.
Shocking!
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Old 06-12-18, 09:51 AM
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Originally Posted by eXcentris View Post
Trump: "US to stop "war games" with South Korea".

South Korea goes "wait what???". They were never consulted.
US Military was not consulted either. As expected he just promised some shit on his own.

A spokeswoman for U.S. military forces in Korea, meanwhile, said it had not received any direction to cease joint military drills.

“USFK has received no updated guidance on execution or cessation of training exercises - to include this fall’s schedule Ulchi Freedom Guardian,” U.S. Forces in Korea spokeswoman Lieutenant Colonel Jennifer Lovett said in a statement. “In coordination with our (South Korean) partners, we will continue with our current military posture until we receive updated guidance from the Department of Defense (DoD) and/or Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM).”

The Pentagon was not immediately able to flesh out Trump’s remarks about suspending drills, a move the U.S. military has long resisted.

Lieutenant Colonel Chris Logan, a spokesman, said: “The Department of Defense continues to work with the White House, the inter-agency, and our allies and partners on the way forward following the summit. We will provide additional information as it becomes available.”
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Old 06-12-18, 10:04 AM
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This is what's kinda crazy about trump. Watch this clip - he flat out says, "Hey, it may turn out that this was nothing and I was wrong, but I won't admit it and will probably just make up an excuse." He is straight up telling the world how he intends to obfuscate if this weak tea turns out to be nothing and people fucking CHUCKLE! No wonder the man acts like he is bulletproof.

But hey, it is good optic, but let's not forget, that's ALL it is; optics.

Remember this bullshit?



Turned out they were just blank reams of paper, and even if they were meant to represent him divesting, that never came.



Turned out those were just steaks they bought that day from the local butcher.

He puts more thought and work into how something appears, then forgets about it, that he does any actual work related to that thing. He only cares about optics, and this is not fucking different, evidenced by the fact that they never drafted any actual negotiations, nor talking to anyone, military, allies, about what our plans should be. Just wining it, because he's not gonna stick to shit anyways, so why not promise the world?
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Oooh, Little Marco with the sick burn!


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Shocking!
Yup, a guy that sticks up for Sean Hannity & Dinesh D'Souza, and hates De Niro for using profanity to criticize the clown in the white house is truly shocking.
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Old 06-12-18, 10:33 AM
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Yeah Rubio loves to burn Trump when he's doing nothing to resist his destructive agenda.
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Seems a weird way to finish the burn with the election line at the end.
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Originally Posted by DVD Polizei View Post
You and others mock people using Fox News or any other Conservative news source and how they are bias...



...and yet you embrace a Berkeley study...reported by the NYT.

Do you not see something odd going on here?
It's a study. Anyone can challenge it, use it for their own study, or attempt to replicate it. There are plenty of people at conservative institutions that could tackle it and achieve fame by debunking it.

Why do you suppose that hasn't happened yet? Shitty research is pretty easy to spot by halfway competent people in that field. Look, anyone can claim "bias" and "fake news" but you got to be able to articulate why it's bad, not just pat yourself on the back by assuming its bad.
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So let's see... Un got to show that his government is legitimate by meeting with Trump, great press meeting with fans on the street, and got Trump to promise to stop war games...


And what did North Korea give in return? A promise to look into de nuke, but no plan, no details, no verification requirement, no time line... Basically just a puff of hot air.


I wonder what Trump would say if Obama did the same thing?
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Old 06-12-18, 11:02 AM
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I wonder what Trump would say if Obama did the same thing?
I bet he'd bring up Kenya, mustard and a tan suit, right?
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Old 06-12-18, 11:13 AM
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You naysayers just don't get it. Trump is a new kind of politician who tells you he's going to lie to you in advance. We've been complaining about dishonest politicians. At least Trump admits he's a liar.

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Old 06-12-18, 11:20 AM
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Is there a reason you didn't indicate that the opinion piece posted was from the Federalist website?

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And now for a different view of Rupert Pup...er, Bobby D's...rant:

Robert De Niro Just Handed Trump’s 2020 Campaign A Blank Check

What’s so remarkable about De Niro, Maher, and Bee is that they seemed to have learned absolutely nothing from the 2016 election.

June 11, 2018 By Joseph A. Wulfsohn

Sunday night was the 72nd Tony Awards, the annual ceremony that’s supposed to celebrate the best of Broadway. But what’s being talked about more than any of the winners or nominees, co-hosts Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles, or even a moving performance from the Parkland students was the unhinged anti-Trump tirade made by Robert De Niro.

De Niro stepped on the stage to give a simple introduction to Bruce Springsteen’s Tony-nominated show, and immediately went off the rails.

“I’m gonna say one thing … F–k Trump,” De Niro declared with his fists in the air. “It’s no longer ‘Down with Trump,’ it’s ‘F–k Trump!'”

Not surprisingly, his remarks were welcomed with cheers and a standing ovation. Like most award shows, they’re attended by liberals who have had nothing but animosity towards Trump after he announced his candidacy in 2015. And they’ve made their hatred for him obvious at virtually every single award show ever since. These awards shows were no longer about the craft of creating such art, they’ve become about Trump.

De Niro himself has made several off-the-wall attacks against the president from calling him a “mutt” and the “jerkoff-in-chief” among other things to saying he’d like to “punch him in the face.” He even said he’s “beyond” seeing the point of view of Trump supporters. He has truly gone off the deep end. But sadly, that’s par for the course in Hollywood.

Just within the last several days alone, we had Bill Maher “hoping” for another recession because a crashing economy can hurt Trump’s reelection chances.

“Sorry if that hurts people,” Maher told his audience, “but it’s either root for a recession or you lose your democracy.”

We might have hit peak Trump Derangement Syndrome.

Maher has openly called for the financial pain and suffering millions of Americans would face if they were hit with another recession, simply because he believes that would prevent Trump from winning a second term. It’s easy for a rich millionaire to say who likely wasn’t much affected if at all by the 2008 recession, but many of his fans surely were.

That came roughly a week after “Full Frontal” host Samantha Bee trashed Ivanka Trump for posting a picture on her social media accounts of her and her infant son amid an emotional immigration debate, calling her a “feckless c–t.” Unlike Roseanne Barr, whose racist tweet got her show cancelled, Bee offered an apology that was hollow at best. But aside from temporarily losing a couple of sponsors, she didn’t face any consequences.

What’s so remarkable about De Niro, Maher, and Bee is that they seemed to have learned absolutely nothing from the 2016 election. Their overzealous animus for Trump had alienated his supporters, many of whom previously voted for President Obama in prior elections. Celebrities have overwhelmingly embraced utter contempt for anyone who doesn’t think like them. Whether you’re a conservative or a Trump voter, you’re seen as a bigot, a racist, a white supremacist, a Nazi, a homophobe, a xenophobe, a misogynist, or a “deplorable.”

De Niro arrived at the Tony Awards thinking he was doing a public service with his profanity-laced stunt and has some sort of moral high ground. He runs with a group of countless A-listers who knew the truth about Harvey Weinstein for decades and didn’t do anything about it. He worked with Weinstein on several films over the years. So spare us the sanctimonious lectures.

Outspoken liberals in Hollywood aren’t the only people who have failed to recognize their own errors in 2016. Democrats continue to push identity politics instead of advocating an agenda that unites all Americans. And the mainstream media allows their disdain for the president to taint its reporting on a constant basis.

What none of them took away from Trump’s shocking victory was how out-of-touch they all were with average Americans. Sure, De Niro screaming like a cranky old man may have played well in viewing parties in LA and New York, but folks in Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, and Pennsylvania probably felt differently. The #Resistance’s nonstop preaching about how bad Trump was in 2016 had an opposite effect on his supporters. In fact, they inadvertently motivated his base, turning their vote into a giant middle finger to the establishment and the elites.

Until Hollywood, Democrats, and the media empathizes with Middle America instead of ostracize them, they might as well pave the way to Trump’s reelection.
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I bet he'd bring up Kenya, mustard and a tan suit, right?
PerryD, do you think it is great that President Trump pretty much agreed to pull our military forces out of the region and got basically nothing but words in return?

Didn't someone on this thread say President Trump would come back from the summit with some magic beans, because I think that is what actually happened. Yikes!

I feel like President Trump just told NK that we are their best buds hours after declaring a special place in hell for our allies like Canada, that is just surreal.

If you could take a minute from debunking/poking holes at what us liberals say on this site I suspect you would find something is a bit off and that to some folks in the U.S. (and not just liberals) it looks like a country that was once part of the axis of evil, one that threatened to nuke us, one that was declared to be pretty much as bad as Iran is now supposed to be our friend all because President Trump likes the cut of KJU's jib.

Again, I get that it is fun to rile us liberals up...but are you honestly cool with what just went down in Singapore?

I bet that Iran deal that we just abandoned is looking pretty good to quite a few folks. With that deal the international community got boots on the ground in Iran to confirm they were towing the line, with the Singapore deal we are told to just trust that KJU will stop developing nuclear weapons with no way to verity this fact...c'mom PerryD, I am not the only one who thinks that is nuts, or am I?
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Is there a reason you didn't indicate that the opinion piece posted was from the Federalist website?
Just to hear from you again, Bob.
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Old 06-12-18, 11:28 AM
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Is there a reason you didn't indicate that the opinion piece posted was from the Federalist website?
As opposed to an extremist Liberal website. Oh wait. Those don't exist. It's all in our minds.

Whether you’re a conservative or a Trump voter, you’re seen as a bigot, a racist, a white supremacist, a Nazi, a homophobe, a xenophobe, a misogynist, or a “deplorable.”
Are they wrong? This own forum proves them right.
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