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#4041 golden_valley

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Posted 25 November 2020 - 12:58 PM

From that article LFC posted above

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At a “Stop the Steal” rally held in Georgia over the weekend, for instance, a speaker was cheered while he attacked Raffensperger and Kemp as “traitors” and said, “Any Republican who allows this to happen is complicit and we will finish you! ... We will do whatever it takes to completely destroy the Republican Party.”

This monster the Republicans turned loose is turning on anyone they see as being in the way of Trump's glorious future. They're still too fringe to actually accomplish anything.

As to donating to the Georgia race, I wonder if Georgians will balk at people outside trying to convince them to vote for those two. Lots of outside Georgia money came in for the last election but the presidential race distracted their attention. What if there is a flow towards re-electing the two sitting Senators just to show the rest of the country they can't tell Georgia what to do.

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Posted 25 November 2020 - 02:46 PM

View PostLFC, on 25 November 2020 - 12:24 PM, said:

Now that he is indeed on his way out of the White House, it’s unclear how much Trump cares about Republicans maintaining control of the Senate. Nor is it clear that he’s thinking about the implications of the conspiracy theories he’s been pushing, considering just last week he endorsed Loeffler and Purdue.

Ummm ... Trump? Thinking about implications? Caring about anything (like the Senate) where he isn't involved?

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Posted 25 November 2020 - 02:57 PM

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We will do whatever it takes to completely destroy the Republican Party.”

You already have.
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Posted 25 November 2020 - 05:04 PM

Rudy ends up portraying himself as being and even bigger buffoon on the daily.

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As if Rudy Giuliani didn’t have enough problems melting into a puddle of goo in front of the entire world, news comes today that he might not even be qualified to come on stage for Donald Trump’s twisted legal odyssey in Pennsylvania.

It turns out Giuliani doesn’t have standing as an attorney to participate in the appellate court proceeding there. And while Marc A. Scaringi — the newest lawyer to hop aboard Trump’s clown car — is asking the U.S. Court of Appeals Third Circuit to allow an exception with something called “pro hac vice” status for Giuliani, a chorus of more serious attorneys pounced on social media to ridicule the move.

For those of us lay people who might assume Giuliani would qualify for any title with the word “vice” in it, the website lawandcrime.com explains otherwise.

“According to the Third Circuit’s rules, pro hac vice admission is simply not available for Giuliani. It is available ‘only to attorneys who have been appointed by this Court to represent a litigant pro bono,’” the website reports. “Attorneys who are not representing a client pro bono [free of charge] “cannot appear Pro Hac Vice and must follow the standard admission process in order to enter an appearance with this Court.”

It continued, “As Law&Crime previously reported, Giuliani allegedly requested that he be paid $20,000 per-day to lead the Trump campaign’s legal efforts, an astronomical sum that would be the antithesis of pro bono representation. Though Giuliani denied he asked for that much in payment, he did confirm that he would be compensated by the campaign, telling the New York Times that he and the president would ‘work it out at the end.’”

Just as stunning, it appears that Scaringi has inaccurately portrayed Giuliani as being “admitted to the Second Court of Appeals,” which apparently is news to attorneys whose tweets were published by Law&Crime.com.


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Posted 25 November 2020 - 08:06 PM

About that "hearing' in Gettysburg.

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Efforts were made to talk Trump out of the trip, but he continued to say it would be a good idea to appear with Giuliani, the people said. They said Trump told several advisers that he appreciated Giuliani wanted to keep fighting, while he believed they were prematurely declaring defeat.



By Wednesday morning, the president had decided not to go, even as his team whirred into motion to make the Thanksgiving Eve trip happen. “Bullet dodged,” said one campaign adviser. “It would have been a total humiliation.”

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Posted 25 November 2020 - 08:10 PM

View PostTraveler, on 25 November 2020 - 08:06 PM, said:

“Bullet dodged,” said one campaign adviser. “It would have been a total humiliation.”

Like one more would matter?

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Posted 25 November 2020 - 08:20 PM

Interesting perspective on Asian Americans in Georgia.

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An important turning point for Asian-American voters came in 2018, several Democratic activists said, when Stacey Abrams in her race for governor had a staff member assigned to Asian immigrant communities. Exit polls later showed that 78 percent of Asian-American voters cast their ballots for her.
Let's hope Stacy can keep it up. I sense maggot deflation happening as the dump's flailing becomes more pathetic. All the idiot POG did was shift the ennui and disillusionment closer to the runoff. Way to up that turnout.
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Posted 25 November 2020 - 08:23 PM

View Postindy, on 25 November 2020 - 08:10 PM, said:

Like one more would matter?
Of course not, but appearing in a Wyndham conference room would have been totally rich, no? Come on, have you no imagination? Only thing better would have been more melting hair dye.
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Posted 25 November 2020 - 08:42 PM

View PostTraveler, on 25 November 2020 - 08:20 PM, said:

Interesting perspective on Asian Americans in Georgia.
Let's hope Stacy can keep it up. I sense maggot deflation happening as the dump's flailing becomes more pathetic. All the idiot POG did was shift the ennui and disillusionment closer to the runoff. Way to up that turnout.

They won't know about the flailing. Fox, OAN, Newsmax, Limbaugh won't tell them about it. At most they might mention that evil Obama appointed judges helped Biden steal the election.

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Posted 26 November 2020 - 09:26 AM

Now they are eating their own.

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A pro-Trump group that promised to challenge the Nov. 3 election results and expose fraud was sued by a North Carolina money manager who donated $2.5 million to the cause but says he didn’t get his money’s worth.

I love it.
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Posted 26 November 2020 - 09:45 AM

View PostTraveler, on 26 November 2020 - 09:26 AM, said:


Two things:

This guy has to be one of the most gullible suckers alive: "Give us $ 2 Mil then send us another half Mil because we 'need more'" is classic scam work. No way he should be in business as a financial "advisor". (I wonder if he sells shares in Nigerian Prince Equity Funds)

With this kind of money involved I wonder if Bannon had a piece of this.
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Posted 26 November 2020 - 10:16 AM

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