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Posted 25 February 2017 - 08:57 PM

View Postbaw1064, on 25 February 2017 - 08:39 PM, said:

Our favorite orange snowflake is going to skip the White House Correspondents' Dinner.

$HERSELF suggests getting Alec Baldwin to appear as a stand-in.
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Posted 25 February 2017 - 09:04 PM

View PostD. C. Sessions, on 25 February 2017 - 08:57 PM, said:

$HERSELF suggests getting Alec Baldwin to appear as a stand-in.

Complete digression, but you appear to have a fantastic partner.
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Posted 25 February 2017 - 11:11 PM

View Postbaw1064, on 25 February 2017 - 08:39 PM, said:

Our favorite orange snowflake is going to skip the White House Correspondents' Dinner. After all, those horrible people might be mean to him.

http://www.reuters.c...s-idUSKBN1640TF

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 11:19 PM

Heir Trump is angry because the intelligence community didn't give him the answers he asked for but instead gave him an object assessment.

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White House officials said a report disputing the threat posed by travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries included in President Donald Trump's executive order was "not the intelligence assessment the president asked for," according to a report published Saturday by the Wall Street Journal.

“The President asked for an intelligence assessment. This is not the intelligence assessment the President asked for,” an unnamed senior administration official said as quoted in the Wall Street Journal's report.

Unnamed officials said that the report ignored information that supports the travel ban, per the report, and that they have not yet been presented with the report they requested.

The Associated Press reported on Friday that it had obtained a draft document of the report, which concluded that citizenship of the countries included in Trump's ban is an "unlikely indicator" of terrorism threat level.

" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

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Posted 25 February 2017 - 11:32 PM

Well, shit! Bush got what he asked for with weapons of mass destruction or whatever.

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 08:50 AM

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“The President asked for an intelligence assessment. This is not the intelligence assessment the President asked for,” an unnamed senior administration official said as quoted in the Wall Street Journal's report.


Subconsciously they are thinking: It doesn't matter how stupid we look if everybody is too terrified to laugh at us.

Or perhaps not: if any of this bunch have that level of self-awareness they are suppressing it to keep from getting fired.
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Posted 26 February 2017 - 09:53 AM

Trump shock factor fading in Washington

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Now, when Trump makes public declarations that aren't true or clash with what his Cabinet secretaries say, Republicans barely look up, aides and members say. Even some Democrats are now trying to assess if pointing out a misstatement will get any traction.
"The president is in danger of people on Capitol Hill simply tuning him out because of the flood of misinformation that comes out of the White House," said Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, a Brooklyn Democrat.
Trent Lott, the Republican former majority leader of the Senate who keeps in close contact with members, said people are "learning to disregard more of the things he says and tweets."

I guess the Donald is going to have to up his game. He probably will try.

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 03:44 PM

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Apathy; it's how a new normal gets set. The damage being caused today will stick with our nation for a long, long time, just like the damage that Newt "Endless Bogus Investigations" Gingrich, George W. "Torture Is Great!" Bush, and Mitch "Obstruct Everything and Steal All the Judicial Seats Possible" McConnell have done. Many people are not appalled. They should be.
" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 08:42 PM

Well this will be just GREAT for Trump staffer morale!

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Sean Spicer is carrying out President Trump’s bidding to silence leakers by seizing staffers’ phones and seeing who they’ve been talking to.

According to Politico, Spicer became incensed at White House communications staffers when details of a private conversation were leaked to the media in stories critical of the Trump administration. The following day, he ordered all communications staffers to dump their phones on the table prior to a meeting where White House lawyers were present, and told staff that any use of encrypted messaging systems was prohibited under the Federal Records Act.

Part of the bureaucratic resistance to the Trump regime involves surreptitious means of communication with outside sympathizers and the media, including everything from alternate email addresses to encryption software for text and email. Leakers are using WhatsApp and Signal to reduce the chance of their communications being seen by higher-ups in the administration.

“I have no idea where this is going to go. I think we’re all just taking it one day at a time and respond in a way that seems appropriate and right,” one anonymous EPA staffer told Politico.

" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 26 February 2017 - 08:42 PM

The first 100 lies. And it's only been a month!
" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 05:59 PM

Mitch McConnell has now announced that the Trump and Congressional Republican agendas are identical. They ARE the T.P. (Trump Party).

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) said Monday that congressional Republicans’ agenda "is exactly the same as the Trump agenda."

McConnell, addressing reporters alongside House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) outside of the White House on Monday afternoon, made reference to Trump’s planned address to a joint session of Congress Tuesday.

“I think for virtually all Republicans, the chance to actually do things we felt would move the country in the right direction and have the President sign them into law is a pretty exciting prospect, so we're looking forward to a positive, upbeat presentation tomorrow night,” McConnell said, “and then proceeding with our agenda, which is exactly the same as the Trump agenda.”

" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 06:10 PM

The Chair of the House Intelligence Committee spins like crazy to defend the Trump administration from the Trump-Russia connection stories. They will say or do almost anything to avoid an investigation of a Republican. Remember my comments about the GOP being evil? Maybe this is better described as traitorous, though. Here's the summary but TPM gives 5 detailed takeaway points on his Trump defense.

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In a lengthy, wide-ranging press conference Monday about the House Intelligence Committee's investigation into Russian interference in the U.S. election, the committee's chair, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), repeatedly defended the Trump administration.

He declared that he has seen no evidence that aides to President Donald Trump were in contact with Russian officials before the election and dismissed calls for a special prosecutor to look into the matter. He also fiercely defended the White House's attempts to get members of Congress to push back on reports about Trump aides' alleged contacts with Russia, applauding the effort as a move for greater transparency.

The Intelligence Committee chair even went to bat for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who resigned following reports that he talked with the Russian ambassador about U.S. sanctions before Trump's inauguration.

" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 27 February 2017 - 07:12 PM

It's evil. The treason is just because their white-supremacy and kleptocratic leanings align (for now) with Putin.


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Posted 27 February 2017 - 08:40 PM

Trump laments that American soldiers no longer 'fight to win'

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President Donald Trump slammed the American military Monday, complaining the U.S. doesn't "fight to win."

"Win. We have to win. We have to start winning wars again," Trump said. "I have to say, when I was young, in high school and college, everybody used to say that we never lost a war. 'We never lost a war.' You remember."

"And now we never win a war," Trump added. "We never win. And we don't fight to win."


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Posted 27 February 2017 - 10:42 PM

View PostArt_Vandelay, on 27 February 2017 - 08:40 PM, said:


Chicken hawk....

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Posted 28 February 2017 - 06:52 AM

View Postgolden_valley, on 27 February 2017 - 10:42 PM, said:

Chicken hawk....

But a brilliant Commander in Chief. Before he took over, the Joint Chiefs had never considered putting together a plan to finish off ISIS.
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Posted 28 February 2017 - 12:31 PM

WAAAAAHHHH!!! OBAMA'S DOING IT!!! President Little Bitch continues his whining, lying ways.

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During an interview taped Monday for "Fox and Friends," President Donald Trump said that former President Barack Obama is behind protests at Republican town halls and that Obama loyalists are also behind leaks from the Trump administration.

Fox News' Brian Kilmeade suggested to Trump that Obama's organization, perhaps a reference to Organizing For Action, was behind the raucous crowds at town halls held by Republican lawmakers and asked Trump if he felt Obama was behind the protests.

"I think he is behind it. I also think it’s politics. That’s the way it is," Trump replied. “I think that President Obama is behind it because his people are certainly behind it."

Trump then suggested that Obama's "group" is behind the leaks he has been railing against.

"And some of the leaks possibly come from that group, you know, some of the leaks, which are really very serious leaks, because they’re bad in terms of national security," Trump told "Fox and Friends." "But I also understand that’s politics, and in terms of him being behind things, that’s politics, and it will probably continue.”

" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 28 February 2017 - 01:17 PM

John Oliver tells it like it is; transgenders in bathrooms aren't predators but Trump admitted that he is.

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“Anti-transgender rules like bathroom bills are almost always rooted in deep sexual fear-mongering: the idea that they would provide cover for predators to sneak into ladies’ locker rooms, despite the fact there is virtually no evidence of that happening,” stated Oliver. Indeed, according to Politifact NC, there have been “virtually no cases of sexual predators benefitting from transgender anti-discrimination laws” in the U.S.

Trump, on the other hand, is a different story. “What there are reports of are of Trump himself barging in on women—and teenagers—who competed in his pageants while they changed. Something that, in characteristic style, he has both denied and been recorded on tape bragging about,” shared Oliver.

The comedian then threw to an audio clip of Trump’s appearance on The Howard Stern Show from April 11, 2005, where he boasted about the practice of walking in on women as they changed.

“I’ll go backstage before a show and everyone’s getting dressed and ready and everything else. And you know, no men are anywhere,” Trump told Stern. “And I’m allowed to go in because I’m the owner of the pageant and therefore I’m inspecting it. You know, they’re standing there with no clothes. ‘Is everybody okay?’ And you see these incredible-looking women. And so, I sort of get away with things like that.”

Miss Arizona 2001, Tasha Dixon, corroborated Trump’s admission, alleging he came “waltzing in” on nude female contestants as they changed, while BuzzFeed News interviewed four women—at least one as young as 15—in the 1997 Miss Teen USA pageant who claimed that Trump entered their dressing room while they changed. “I remember putting on my dress really quick because I was like, ‘Oh my god, there’s a man in here,’” Mariah Billado, a former Miss Vermont Teen USA, told the news site, adding that Trump remarked, “Don’t worry, ladies, I’ve seen it all before.”

In light of all this, Oliver delivered a stern message to Trump: “Yeah, you do seem to sort of get away with it, which is exactly why if we really want to protect women from predators, let’s stop wasting our time with pointless, vindictive bathroom laws and instead launch a military operation to ban the president himself from women’s rooms nationwide.”

" 'Individual conscience' means that women only get contraceptives if their employers, their physicians, their pharmacists, their husbands and/or fathers, pastors, and possibly their mayors, Governors, State Secretaries of Health, Congressmen, Senators, and President all agree that in that particular case they're justifiable." --D.C. Sessions

"That's the problem with being implacable foes - no one has any incentive to treat you as anything more than an obstacle to be overcome."

"The 'Road to Serfdom' is really all right turns." --Progressive Whisperer

""The GOP ... where every accusation is also a confession." --Progressive Whisperer

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Posted 28 February 2017 - 01:22 PM

View PostLFC, on 28 February 2017 - 12:31 PM, said:

WAAAAAHHHH!!! OBAMA'S DOING IT!!! President Little Bitch continues his whining, lying ways.

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Fox News' Brian Kilmeade suggested to Trump that Obama's organization, perhaps a reference to Organizing For Action, was behind the raucous crowds at town halls held by Republican lawmakers and asked Trump if he felt Obama was behind the protests.

Here's a thought, admittedly irrelevant in the current grand scheme of things: would the pussy grabber have said it if this Kilmeade person hadn't devised and posed this question? What the fewke was the thought-process behind Kilmeade's question? Or can we thank his editor for this?
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Posted 28 February 2017 - 01:55 PM

Meanwhile, even Dubbya calls out Trumpism:

https://www.google.c...ike-the-racism/

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