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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 8:19 pm    Post subject:

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One of the most unapologetic white supremacists in Congress:

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Steve King's (R-IA04) reelection chances are in jeopardy right now, as he trails a GOP primary challenger by 8 points so far. His hope, at this point, is that the early vote is unrepresentative. And that's his only hope, as many relatively weak areas for him are outstanding.


The guy that defeated him isn't any better. Probably will make it more difficult for the Democrats to win the seat in November.


He's pretty much the same guy.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:31 pm    Post subject:

Hector the Pup wrote:
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One of the most unapologetic white supremacists in Congress:

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Steve King's (R-IA04) reelection chances are in jeopardy right now, as he trails a GOP primary challenger by 8 points so far. His hope, at this point, is that the early vote is unrepresentative. And that's his only hope, as many relatively weak areas for him are outstanding.


The guy that defeated him isn't any better. Probably will make it more difficult for the Democrats to win the seat in November.


He's pretty much the same guy.


Yeah, just smart enough not to say the bad stuff out loud. He ran on the idea that King wasn’t fit to help Trump.
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 9:58 pm    Post subject:

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Lord knows I'm not going to defend Dubya, but that statement (no matter who he got to write it for him) was pretty much on the money.


It was well written and means something he would give his name to it, even if he didn't write it. I don't know how he can supposedly be such a close friend of Michele Obama if he actually took any other stance.


I have deep issues with what W did during his tenure, and his administration was full of war criminals and profiteers, and that's on him. But I do think he thinks of himself as a gentleman, and I can't forget the warmth the Obamas received from he and his wife, and so I will always be an opponent of his regime and his running of it, but i accept some humanity and decency from him as well.

W may be a nice guy in general, but he, Cheney, Rumsfeld and Rice were all terrible human beings who helped tear apart the fabric of our nation both domestically and internationally.

Where the hell was this humanity and decency 10-15 years ago from W?
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 02, 2020 10:07 pm    Post subject:

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Lord knows I'm not going to defend Dubya, but that statement (no matter who he got to write it for him) was pretty much on the money.


It was well written and means something he would give his name to it, even if he didn't write it. I don't know how he can supposedly be such a close friend of Michele Obama if he actually took any other stance.


I have deep issues with what W did during his tenure, and his administration was full of war criminals and profiteers, and that's on him. But I do think he thinks of himself as a gentleman, and I can't forget the warmth the Obamas received from he and his wife, and so I will always be an opponent of his regime and his running of it, but i accept some humanity and decency from him as well.

W may be a nice guy in general, but he, Cheney, Rumsfeld and Rice were all terrible human beings who helped tear apart the fabric of our nation both domestically and internationally.

Where the hell was this humanity and decency 10-15 years ago from W?


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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:25 am    Post subject:

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Trump's twitter meltdown is gonna be epic. Even by his standards.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:17 am    Post subject:

https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/donald-trump-says-went-white-145118553.html


must have been a flushing problem --- 15 times was just too much

Donald Trump Says He Went To White House Bunker During Protests For An “Inspection”


Donald Trump denied that he went to the White House bunker on Friday night out of a sense of precaution as the protests raged outside in Lafayette Square Park.

“Well, it was a false report,” Trump told Fox News Radio’s Brian Kilmeade in a call-in interview on Wednesday. “I went down during the day, and I was there for a tiny little short period of time. It was much more for an inspection. There was no problem during the day. …These problems are during the night, not during the day.”
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:57 am    Post subject:

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https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/donald-trump-says-went-white-145118553.html


must have been a flushing problem --- 15 times was just too much

Donald Trump Says He Went To White House Bunker During Protests For An “Inspection”


Donald Trump denied that he went to the White House bunker on Friday night out of a sense of precaution as the protests raged outside in Lafayette Square Park.

“Well, it was a false report,” Trump told Fox News Radio’s Brian Kilmeade in a call-in interview on Wednesday. “I went down during the day, and I was there for a tiny little short period of time. It was much more for an inspection. There was no problem during the day. …These problems are during the night, not during the day.”
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:58 am    Post subject:

I guess they were inspecting what turning the lights off would look like too.

Fwiw, as with everything, Trump is most sensitive to what he dishes out, so creating nicknames for him like Bunker Baby drives him nuts, and should be continued.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:07 am    Post subject:

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I guess they were inspecting what turning the lights off would look like too.

Fwiw, as with everything, Trump is most sensitive to what he dishes out, so creating nicknames for him like Bunker Baby drives him nuts, and should be continued.


Bunker B*tch is better
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:13 am    Post subject:

Omar Little wrote:
I guess they were inspecting what turning the lights off would look like too.

Fwiw, as with everything, Trump is most sensitive to what he dishes out, so creating nicknames for him like Bunker Baby drives him nuts, and should be continued.


On that front I'd tread lightly. Don't poke da bear.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 9:55 am    Post subject:

We all have heard of the inequality between whites and blacks or people of color. I have done my fair share of research on this as well. What I never realized is this:

Non-Hispanic white family* wealth: $171,00

Non-Hispanic black household* wealth: $17,600

White families have substantially more wealth than black families

*The exact terms used in the comparison paragraph.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:14 am    Post subject:

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paymonM wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/donald-trump-says-went-white-145118553.html


must have been a flushing problem --- 15 times was just too much

Donald Trump Says He Went To White House Bunker During Protests For An “Inspection”


Donald Trump denied that he went to the White House bunker on Friday night out of a sense of precaution as the protests raged outside in Lafayette Square Park.

“Well, it was a false report,” Trump told Fox News Radio’s Brian Kilmeade in a call-in interview on Wednesday. “I went down during the day, and I was there for a tiny little short period of time. It was much more for an inspection. There was no problem during the day. …These problems are during the night, not during the day.”
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LOL, not just there for a short time, a tiny little short period of time. What a cowardly Bunker (bleep)
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:31 am    Post subject:

Monmouth Poll:

Biden 52
Bunker Boy 41

This is the highest rated poll on 538. And Biden is above 50 percent.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:34 am    Post subject:

SweetP wrote:
jodeke wrote:
paymonM wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/donald-trump-says-went-white-145118553.html


must have been a flushing problem --- 15 times was just too much

Donald Trump Says He Went To White House Bunker During Protests For An “Inspection”


Donald Trump denied that he went to the White House bunker on Friday night out of a sense of precaution as the protests raged outside in Lafayette Square Park.

“Well, it was a false report,” Trump told Fox News Radio’s Brian Kilmeade in a call-in interview on Wednesday. “I went down during the day, and I was there for a tiny little short period of time. It was much more for an inspection. There was no problem during the day. …These problems are during the night, not during the day.”
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LOL, not just there for a short time, a tiny little short period of time. What a cowardly Bunker (bleep)


That's why peaceful protesters had to be attacked outside the White House. To placate the coward so he could feel powerful and make them pay for fearing for his own safety for even one nano-second. (bleep) piece of (bleep).
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:45 am    Post subject:

The other thing we haven't mentioned is Trump has apparently hired a private police force to protect the White House. These military looking goons showed up at Lincoln Memorial yesterday with no official police or military insignia and refused to answer questions about who they were, saying only they had authorization from DOJ.

They're back there again today:

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Back outside the White House. Today the perimeter has been pushed back another half block. Federal law enforcement of some kind, but they won’t identify themselves, and all insignias and name plates have been removed.


https://twitter.com/GarrettHaake/status/1268233764070731778

Very Putin and Hitleresque. Trump has his own Gestapo now? Is this legal? It's assumed these are Erik Prince's/Blackwater's mercenaries. Another impeachable offense that will never be pursed.

But Trump wasn't afraid when he was in his bunker or anything, right?
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 10:51 am    Post subject:

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The tear gas wasn’t tear gas. The photo op wasn’t a photo op. The protests weren’t peaceful. The death toll is exaggerated. The virus isn’t that bad. The economy doesn’t need any more help.

All they have left is telling us not to believe what we’re seeing with our own eyes.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:07 am    Post subject:

The FBI Finds ‘No Intel Indicating Antifa Involvement’ in Sunday’s Violence

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The FBI’s Washington Field Office “has no intelligence indicating Antifa involvement/presence” in the violence that occurred on May 31 during the D.C.-area protests over the murder of George Floyd, according to an internal FBI situation report obtained exclusively by The Nation. That same day, President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that [Trump] would designate “Antifa” a terrorist organization, even though the government has no existing authority to declare a domestic group a terrorist organization, and antifa is not an organized group. Following the president’s tweet, Attorney General William Barr said in a statement, “The violence instigated and carried out by Antifa and other similar groups in connection with the rioting is domestic terrorism and will be treated accordingly.” [Emphasis mine.]
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:09 am    Post subject:

ChefLinda wrote:
The other thing we haven't mentioned is Trump has apparently hired a private police force to protect the White House. These military looking goons showed up at Lincoln Memorial yesterday with no official police or military insignia and refused to answer questions about who they were, saying only they had authorization from DOJ.

They're back there again today:

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Back outside the White House. Today the perimeter has been pushed back another half block. Federal law enforcement of some kind, but they won’t identify themselves, and all insignias and name plates have been removed.


https://twitter.com/GarrettHaake/status/1268233764070731778

Very Putin and Hitleresque. Trump has his own Gestapo now? Is this legal? It's assumed these are Erik Prince's/Blackwater's mercenaries. Another impeachable offense that will never be pursed.

But Trump wasn't afraid when he was in his bunker or anything, right?


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Seeing speculation that these guys who won’t identify themselves are contractors.
But as
@jwcglaser’s image shows, some have Bureau of Prisons badges & SORT (BOP Special Ops Response Team) on sleeves.



Not that it makes it any better, supposedly they are saying only vaguely that they work for DOJ. I guess BOP is under DOJ but sure looks like Barr is setting up a special guard for the DC area.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:18 am    Post subject:

And if they are from Federal prisons system, isn't Covid extremely prevalent in the prison system? None of these guys I have seen are wearing masks. They could easily be spreading Covid to each other and to the crowds.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:36 am    Post subject:

SweetP wrote:
ChefLinda wrote:
The other thing we haven't mentioned is Trump has apparently hired a private police force to protect the White House. These military looking goons showed up at Lincoln Memorial yesterday with no official police or military insignia and refused to answer questions about who they were, saying only they had authorization from DOJ.

They're back there again today:

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Garrett Haake @GarrettHaake

Back outside the White House. Today the perimeter has been pushed back another half block. Federal law enforcement of some kind, but they won’t identify themselves, and all insignias and name plates have been removed.


https://twitter.com/GarrettHaake/status/1268233764070731778

Very Putin and Hitleresque. Trump has his own Gestapo now? Is this legal? It's assumed these are Erik Prince's/Blackwater's mercenaries. Another impeachable offense that will never be pursed.

But Trump wasn't afraid when he was in his bunker or anything, right?


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Seeing speculation that these guys who won’t identify themselves are contractors.
But as
@jwcglaser’s image shows, some have Bureau of Prisons badges & SORT (BOP Special Ops Response Team) on sleeves.



Not that it makes it any better, supposedly they are saying only vaguely that they work for DOJ. I guess BOP is under DOJ but sure looks like Barr is setting up a special guard for the DC area.


Facial Recognition software can figure out who these guys are by the end of the day or less I am sure
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:39 am    Post subject:

These people will probably be at polling places too

These are Trumps Terrorists

The guys align with the Troops Trump pardoned
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 11:45 am    Post subject:

https://www.mediaite.com/news/pompeos-guest-list-for-lavish-madison-dinners-revealed-major-tv-hosts-gop-donors-and-more/

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The report says the list contained “33 invitees [who] have donated more than $10,000” to Republican causes, and 11 of them backed Pompeo’s campaigns when he served as a Kansas congressman. Previous reporting noted that Fox News hosts were among the guests. Between wealthy donors, conservative media figures and advocates, the guest list had notable names like Oliver North, Karl Rove, Robert Kraft, Samuel Alito, Laura Ingraham and Brian Kilmeade. The new report notes that there were attendees from other news networks, including CBS’ Norah O’Donnell, CNN’s Jamie Gangel, CNBC’s Joe Kernen and Washington Post‘s David Ignatius.


I always thought O’Donnell was a Ron Burgundy or William Hurt (Broadcast News) when she was on MSNBC. No surprise with the others.
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 12:03 pm    Post subject:

In light of Tom Cotton's op-ed in the NYT calling for military intervention to crush protests in violation of the 1st Amendment, I would like to note that Tom Cotton is a dangerous dude not because he'll have a viable chance at the presidency in the future - he has the charisma of a tapeworm - but because he's the guy who will be in the ear of the next GOP wannabe dictator who will have a good shot at the presidency. And that next conservative martinet won't be a wonkish fascist in a Brooks Brothers suit, it'll be someone like Chris Pratt who has broad name recognition and "isn't a Washington insider."
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PostPosted: Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:06 pm    Post subject:

ContagiousInspiration wrote:
These people will probably be at polling places too

These are Trumps Terrorists

The guys align with the Troops Trump pardoned


Barr is Trump's very own Ernst Rohm who's setting up their own SA troopers.
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