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#7381 Bogie56

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Posted 14 December 2016 - 08:25 AM

This should please our two most rabid Trump followers.   Not long ago Donald Trump praised the Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte for his war against drugs that has seen 6,000 murders.  Today the Guardian reported that Duterte has proudly admitted to murdering several people himself in order to demonstrate to police how to execute suspects.


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Posted 11 December 2016 - 06:01 AM

Is it any surprise when confronted with the story of how the Russians helped him win the election, Donald Trump would deny it and invoke the "Heal America" clause.  "It is time to come together and move on."  The election is ancient history he announces amidst his victory lap.  Too bad he doesn't have this same attitude when it comes to anyone who criticizes him.

Interesting that there is proof that the RNC was also hacked but its information was never released.  Can you just imagine what they were all saying about the rise of Donald Trump and all the sordid controversies he was encountering day by day?  Maybe we have something to look forward to.

I'm just waiting for the Donald to use all of the nation's security manpower to find this 400 pound kid who hacked the DNC.  Will he water board him or give him the Medal of Freedom?


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Posted 10 December 2016 - 03:25 PM

So now that Trump, the president elect has weighed in and said that both the CIA and the FBI are wrong when saying that it was Russia that hacked the DNC and effected the election is he going to do an OJ and pledge to find the real culprits?  It shouldn't be that hard to find that 400 pound kid who did it on his bed, would it?  Especially when you have all those agencies at your fingertips.

This wouldn't be about his ego, would it?  Something that would disqualify anyone else.

I hope Obama drops the bomb before leaving tying the Trump campaign to the Russian hacking.  Trump sure is appointing Russian friendly people.


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Posted 08 December 2016 - 05:14 AM

I recall seeing an interview of Trump on his plane where he said he has never played the stock market.



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Posted 07 December 2016 - 07:05 PM

"Multiple media outlets published headlines that uncritically echoed a claim from President-elect Donald Trump’s spokesperson that Trump had sold his stocks, even though Trump’s team offered no actual proof that he had done so.

The Associated Press correctly characterized the news by noting the lack of evidence in its headline, but many others continued a disturbing pattern of uncritically parroting false or unsubstantiated claims by Trump and his aides in their headlines, in effect giving Trump favorable coverage when he offers vague details or even spouts verifiable lies....

 

 

It is crucial that headlines accurately explain a story because, for most people, the phrase at the top of a piece is the only part of the article they will actually read. As The Washington Post reported, “roughly six in 10 people acknowledge that they have done nothing more than read news headlines in the past week,” and “that number is almost certainly higher than that, since plenty of people won't want to admit to just being headline-gazers but, in fact, are.”

 

Trump has been a documented liar throughout the course of his presidential campaign and transition. When his claims lack proof or are demonstrably false, headlines should reflect that reality, rather than giving a serial misinformer the benefit of the doubt.

 

http://mediamatters....ts-didnt/214737


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Posted 07 December 2016 - 06:53 PM

Washington Post Corrects "Inaccuracies" In Trump's Air Force One Tweet...

 

Trump is not a stickler for accuracy, but there are number of inaccuracies in his tweet. Let’s break them down one by one.....

 

http://mediamatters....ne-tweet/214731

 

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Posted 05 December 2016 - 05:53 PM

If Trump is impeached and Pence replaces him like Gerald Ford, his chances of getting re-elected would only be great if the Democrat competing is so much worse. You proved this in your wording above. Trump won because of his Star Quality "anti establishment" persona, even though some of us can clearly see this is merely an illusion and not reality. Mike lacks this. I highly doubt Jake here would be posting "Maximus Pence-us" slogans here with as much eagerness as he does Trump because he isn't the one who got the Trump supporters' mojo up.

Trump may resign, but he will never be impeached and convicted.  The GOPers in the House would not impeach him and the GOPers in the Senate would not convict him.  It would anger too much of their base and they would be primaried out of office the next election.

To be pedantic, impeached means the House brings charges sort of like an indictment and then the Senate tries the person.

Regardless, unless there is a catastrophe, the Republican incumbent will win reeletion in 2020.  Ford lost because he pardoned Nixon, never was a strong national candidate and inflation was rampant causing lots of economic problems.

Pence took the Veep slot because he probably would have lost the governors race in Indiana, just as McCrory ® lost in NC.



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Posted 05 December 2016 - 01:53 PM

Trump likes Whoppers because he likes to have it his way.

 

Someone's already said that ... right?



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Posted 05 December 2016 - 12:51 PM

If Trump is impeached and Pence replaces him like Gerald Ford, his chances of getting re-elected would only be great if the Democrat competing is so much worse. You proved this in your wording above. Trump won because of his Star Quality "anti establishment" persona, even though some of us can clearly see this is merely an illusion and not reality. Mike lacks this. I highly doubt Jake here would be posting "Maximus Pence-us" slogans here with as much eagerness as he does Trump because he isn't the one who got the Trump supporters' mojo up.

 

If the Trump\Pence admin doesn't get the USA involved in any major conflicts and the economy is doing well the GOP would be re-elected to a second term.    The Dems could run JC and he still wouldn't be able to beat the GOP under those conditions.

 

As Bill Clinton said;  it is the economy stupid  (not meant as a reply to you of course).


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Posted 05 December 2016 - 09:27 AM

He had no chance of winning re-election so he petered out and went to the next best thing.

The only thing he's ever been really is just a radio right-wing beer nut.

Trump is a Titanic wreck; so people are very concerned about him.

But, at the same time, we should be paying attention to Mike Pence, as he may very well be the next President of the United States.

 

If Trump is impeached and Pence replaces him like Gerald Ford, his chances of getting re-elected would only be great if the Democrat competing is so much worse. You proved this in your wording above. Trump won because of his Star Quality "anti establishment" persona, even though some of us can clearly see this is merely an illusion and not reality. Mike lacks this. I highly doubt Jake here would be posting "Maximus Pence-us" slogans here with as much eagerness as he does Trump because he isn't the one who got the Trump supporters' mojo up.



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Posted 05 December 2016 - 08:48 AM

Add in the dream world that Trump promised and there was no doubt he would deliver everything he promised because he said he could.
I still believe one major reason was that Clinton just was not a good campaigner. More importantly she ignored the economic issues by restating old platitudes and totally ignored angry white men and their wives, sons and daughters.
Good friend voted for him because he made people angry. He receives 100% of his income and medical treatment from the government.




Clinton's base is minority voters and Progressive women. By definition most of these angry white people are racist or just totally ignorant of other people's needs and concerns.

If she was going to keep her base, she didn't really have much choice.

If she was going to Pander to a lot of people who are just angry because we had the first black president and they just had to have a white man in there next or bust--then there's not much else she could do about it.

Electing Donald Trump is nothing more than a white backlash of those angry white racist people who elected him.

In my lifetime, I've never seen people, who won an election, to be so vindictive, vengeful, violent and hateful.

8 years of a black man as president just about did them in.

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Posted 05 December 2016 - 08:28 AM

MIke Pence is a decent man who has gotten in over his head. He claims to be a Christian yet he's completely intolerant of people who have compassionate needs.

He has a policy that would demand that women who have had miscarriages report to the state to make sure that they really didn't have an abortion.

He has a policy that would demand gay people take therapy so that they can be "normal" like him.

He had no chance of winning re-election so he petered out and went to the next best thing.

The only thing he's ever been really is just a radio right-wing beer nut.

Trump is a Titanic wreck; so people are very concerned about him.

But, at the same time, we should be paying attention to Mike Pence, as he may very well be the next President of the United States.

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Posted 05 December 2016 - 07:34 AM

George should interview Mike Pence all the time. Every interview is a masterpiece in spotlighting Mike's oily-ness. Granted, the average American dumb-dumb never watches these since they believe that the press is Lügenpresse

 

 

From March 2015 when Mike refuses to give George a yes or no answer regarding his discrimination of gays and lesbians in Indiana.

 

 

It has taken me a while to understand Mike Pence but I think I finally figured him out. When George asks about sexual orientation being protected under civil rights laws, Mike is quick to say he opposes. To Mike, a gay person can be converted. In 2000 he even suggested that funding for AIDS research be used for conversion therapy. Therefore, he psychologically does not believe gays should be protected in the same sense as an African American who is born with dark skin and can not be "converted" white. Mike believes that God created all men and women to be heterosexual and "something went wrong" and needs fixed when somebody is not procreating with the opposite gender. Of course, he is not thinking of those humans who have both male and female characteristics and require "corrective" surgery to make them one gender. This is something many anti-gay religious fanatics overlook. If God doesn't make mistakes, then what are these people in THEIR eyes?

 

Regarding his defense of Trump and his supporters insisting illegal voters influenced the election (a pointless argument to make when YOU are the winner of the election), he is just being his usual reptilian self.


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Posted 05 December 2016 - 06:15 AM

George Stephanopoulos refused to take **** from Mike Pence on Sunday.

 

This is courtesy of Mr6666 in the Mike Pence thread.  Now whoppers are "refreshing"?  What happens when Trump goes before the American public and tells them they are going to war because of such and such ...?  Will that be refreshing too?

 

 

 

 

The ABC host of This Week grilled Pence for repeatedly defending Donald Trump’s false claim that 3 million people voted illegally to help Hillary Clinton win the popular vote....

 

"It’s his right to make false statements?” a bewildered Stephanopoulos asked.

Pence responded by dodging the question and called Trump “refreshing” while praising his ability to brainwash people into hanging on his every word.

“I think one of the things that’s refreshing about our president-elect. I think he made such an incredible connection with people all across this country because he tells you what’s on his mind.”

Stephanopoulos refused to let Pence get away with not answering his question. “But why is it refreshing to make false statements?” he asked.

And then the interview got testy as Pence claimed that nobody knows if Trump’s statement is false or not, leading Stephanopoulos to hit Pence hard to conclude the interview....

 

http://addictinginfo...ng-trumps-lies/


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Posted 04 December 2016 - 01:25 AM

From the Washington Post
https://www.washingt...st-draw5&wpmm=1
The post-truth world of the Trump administration is scarier than you think

And CNN's Jake Tapper had the audacity to ask is it Presidential behaviour to tell so many lies ...

“He’s the president-elect, so that’s presidential behavior,” Conway said, using mind-bending pseudo-logic, reminiscent of the Nixonian “When the president does it, that means that it’s not illegal.”
These surrogates’ disdain for facts should not be surprising, given Trump’s own casual relationship with verifiable truth.

It’s time to dust off your old copy of “1984 ” by George Orwell



Once Hitler invaded Poland, he didn't think that anything he did was illegal. No matter how many people or countries disagreed with him.

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Posted 04 December 2016 - 01:13 AM

From the Washington Post

https://www.washingt...st-draw5&wpmm=1

The post-truth world of the Trump administration is scarier than you think

 

And CNN's Jake Tapper had the audacity to ask is it Presidential behaviour to tell so many lies ...

 

“He’s the president-elect, so that’s presidential behavior,” Conway said, using mind-bending pseudo-logic, reminiscent of the Nixonian “When the president does it, that means that it’s not illegal.”

These surrogates’ disdain for facts should not be surprising, given Trump’s own casual relationship with verifiable truth.

It’s time to dust off your old copy of “1984 ” by George Orwell


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Posted 02 December 2016 - 06:16 PM

The D next to her name, + 25 years of bad press, + a desire for change, + social issues being pushed through at too fast a rate for their comfort, + a changing economy both domestically and globally, + a right-wing propaganda machine the likes of which would make Goebbels drool, etc etc.

And again, not all Trump voters are "deplorables" (Well, maybe. The argument of willful disregard of the unsavory aspects can factor in. Acceptance of bad character can be argued as a practical endorsement of such). But that percentage that is "deplorable" would vote for Trump precisely for those character flaws. (Racism, misogyny, crassness, thin-skinned childishness, proud and willful ignorance) They like when he curses. They like when he makes off-color jokes or remarks. They like that he's insulting. Because that's how they want to be able to act in public, as well, with no repercussions. To these types of people, the "scourge of political correctness" is nearly as evil as the economic issues. They long for the days when they could tell a good ****** joke without people giving them a dirty look.




Sounds like Trump was basically the red neck/ white trash candidate-- all the way from a penthouse on 5th Avenue. Go figure, only in America....
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Posted 02 December 2016 - 05:46 PM

The D next to her name, + 25 years of bad press, + a desire for change, + social issues being pushed through at too fast a rate for their comfort, + a changing economy both domestically and globally, + a right-wing propaganda machine the likes of which would make Goebbels drool, etc etc.

 

And again, not all Trump voters are "deplorables" (Well, maybe. The argument of willful disregard of the unsavory aspects can factor in. Acceptance of bad character can be argued as a practical endorsement of such). But that percentage that is "deplorable" would vote for Trump precisely for those character flaws. (Racism, misogyny, crassness, thin-skinned childishness, proud and willful ignorance) They like when he curses. They like when he makes off-color jokes or remarks. They like that he's insulting. Because that's how they want to be able to act in public, as well, with no repercussions. To these types of people, the "scourge of political correctness" is nearly as evil as the economic issues. They long for the days when they could tell a good ****** joke without people giving them a dirty look. 

Add in the dream world that Trump promised and there was no doubt he would deliver everything he promised because he said he could.

I still believe one major reason was that Clinton just was not a good campaigner.  More importantly she ignored the economic issues by restating old platitudes and totally ignored angry white men and their wives, sons and daughters.

Good friend voted for him because he made people angry.  He receives 100% of his income and medical treatment from the government.



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Posted 02 December 2016 - 05:10 PM

I view this differently;  what was it about Clinton that made these brain dead deplorable people vote for Trump with all that the media was reporting about him 24\7?

 

The D next to her name, + 25 years of bad press, + a desire for change, + social issues being pushed through at too fast a rate for their comfort, + a changing economy both domestically and globally, + a right-wing propaganda machine the likes of which would make Goebbels drool, etc etc.

 

And again, not all Trump voters are "deplorables" (Well, maybe. The argument of willful disregard of the unsavory aspects can factor in. Acceptance of bad character can be argued as a practical endorsement of such). But that percentage that is "deplorable" would vote for Trump precisely for those character flaws. (Racism, misogyny, crassness, thin-skinned childishness, proud and willful ignorance) They like when he curses. They like when he makes off-color jokes or remarks. They like that he's insulting. Because that's how they want to be able to act in public, as well, with no repercussions. To these types of people, the "scourge of political correctness" is nearly as evil as the economic issues. They long for the days when they could tell a good ****** joke without people giving them a dirty look. 


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Posted 02 December 2016 - 04:40 PM

I hate to say it but they also underestimated how many braindead deplorable people there are in the United States of America.

Anyone who would vote for a sexual mollester fraud con-man racist *** like Trump for President of the United States is one.

 

I view this differently;  what was it about Clinton that made these brain dead deplorable people vote for Trump with all that the media was reporting about him 24\7?






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