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45]GJ8zcy-z_bigger.jpgJohn HarwoodVerified account @JohnJHarwood

 

 

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president says votes of non-citizens cancel out votes of lawful American citizens - something evidence suggests happens almost never

Trump has been listening to Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach; this is one of his old arguments.

 

Unfortunately at this time, Kobach is under investigation by the Kansas Supreme Court's Office of Disciplinary Administration after a complaint was filed by a Kansas college student, who alleges that Kobach has a lack of respect for the courts--leading to ethical questions about his behavior as an attorney.

 

Kobach was fined $1,000 in US Magistrate Court last month because of "deceptive conduct and lack of candor" concerning a document--that Kobach was photographed carrying into a meeting with Donald Trump-- reportedly about proposed changes in the federal voting law.

 

Kobach denied he had any such document, after the ACLU took him to the court to obtain the alleged document.

 

In addition to being Kansas Secretary of State, Kobach is currently the Vice-Chair of the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity. Also, he is an announced candidate for Kansas Governor on the Republican ticket.

 

 

Source: The Kansas City Star, 7/17/17

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That's Un-American, Unconstitutional and Deplorably Stupid.

not really. they're just reacting to the blatant desire of the msm to nail trump since being sworn in. :P  :D

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The GOP= The Gutless Old Party

 

True enough,

but, for now, MSM & Dems seem  to collude also.....all for $$$$ from ratings and increases to campaign coffers.

 

Where's the OUTRAGE and sincere calls for Impeachment??

 

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What Trump’s Putin Love Reveals About Conservatives-

 

"Some American conservatives have a deep affinity for authoritarianism and an even deeper distrust of modern Western culture.

 

"....Republicans now seem perfectly content with the Russians having attempted to subvert our democratic process, something that not all that long ago would have sent them into a rage.

 

This isn’t necessarily because these Republicans think no such interference occurred, despite the proof that it did. It is because they revere what Putin represents more than they revere their own democracy....

 

conservatives have a deep affinity for authoritarianism and an even deeper distrust of modern Western culture. When it comes down to it, their lament, as captured in surveys, is that America isn’t more like Russia....

 

...many of your fellow Americans subscribe to the philosophy of a ruthless, murderous, lying, kleptocratic, illiberal potentate who runs the largest criminal organization in the history of the world. And if that doesn’t scare you, this will: These same people, although thankfully still a minority, run the country now.

 

That’s why Russia love matters....

 

“President Reagan once called the old Soviet Empire ‘the focus of evil in the modern world.’ President Putin is implying that Barack Obama’s America may deserve the title in the 21st century.”.......

 

..(the old) Republican anti-communism was always a hoax — an insincere political ploy to woo Americans fearful of Russian hegemony in an anxious postwar world and get them to turn on Democrats....

It was never anti-communism that made those Republican hearts palpitate. It was the hatred of liberalism...

...the fact that conservatives are alright with Putin subverting our democracy so long as the autocrat reviles liberal values......

 

http://billmoyers.com/story/trump-brought-us-america-on-the-volga/

 

 

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What Trump’s Putin Love Reveals About Conservatives-

 

"Some American conservatives have a deep affinity for authoritarianism and an even deeper distrust of modern Western culture.

 

"....Republicans now seem perfectly content with the Russians having attempted to subvert our democratic process, something that not all that long ago would have sent them into a rage.

 

This isn’t necessarily because these Republicans think no such interference occurred, despite the proof that it did. It is because they revere what Putin represents more than they revere their own democracy....

 

conservatives have a deep affinity for authoritarianism and an even deeper distrust of modern Western culture. When it comes down to it, their lament, as captured in surveys, is that America isn’t more like Russia....

 

...many of your fellow Americans subscribe to the philosophy of a ruthless, murderous, lying, kleptocratic, illiberal potentate who runs the largest criminal organization in the history of the world. And if that doesn’t scare you, this will: These same people, although thankfully still a minority, run the country now.

 

That’s why Russia love matters....

 

“President Reagan once called the old Soviet Empire ‘the focus of evil in the modern world.’ President Putin is implying that Barack Obama’s America may deserve the title in the 21st century.”.......

 

..(the old) Republican anti-communism was always a hoax — an insincere political ploy to woo Americans fearful of Russian hegemony in an anxious postwar world and get them to turn on Democrats....

It was never anti-communism that made those Republican hearts palpitate. It was the hatred of liberalism...

...the fact that conservatives are alright with Putin subverting our democracy so long as the autocrat reviles liberal values......

 

http://billmoyers.com/story/trump-brought-us-america-on-the-volga/

 

 

Bill Moyers is spot on again.  This could be based on one of the Trump supporters in this forum.  Why on earth anyone would want to live under an authoritarian regime is beyond me.  Things are stacked against us as it is.

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I GOT it!

 

Trump's desire for peaceful and friendly relations with Russia might be because it's one of the FEW Eastern European nations he HASN'T yet acquired a TROPHY WIFE from.  He's just keeping his options open.  :)

 

 

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45]GJ8zcy-z_bigger.jpgJohn HarwoodVerified account @JohnJHarwood

 

 

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Ryan-Priebus ally tells me Trump is moving toward "an independent WH" untethered from the Republican Party

This has the fetid stink of Steve Bannon in it.

 

Yet the Republican Party really is getting what it deserves because they backed Trump to try and take advantage of the situation, even though they had no respect for him and his Chief Strategist Steve Bannon had been gunning for them on Breitbart.

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This has the fetid stink of Steve Bannon in it.

 

Yet the Republican Party really is getting what it deserves because they backed Trump to try and take advantage of the situation, even though they had no respect for him and his Chief Strategist Steve Bannon had been gunning for them on Breitbart.

 

Since the vast majority of the GOP establishment didn't support Trump during the GOP primary one can't really say they are getting what they deserve.    Of course they had to back their primary winner. 

 

The GOP establishment's main error was NOT backing a single candidate early on once it became clear that the Trump grass-roots effort could be successful.     This allowed Trump to use the "10 little Indians" strategy.

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45]IXqMWmUR_bigger.jpgThe WeekVerified account @TheWeek

 

 

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The cynical soullessness of the Senate GOP: Shame on you, Republican senators. Shame. Shame, says @davidmfaris: http://bit.ly/2w0fB7k

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Why is this man smiling?  Is it because secretly he wanted Trumpcare to fail so he can put it behind him and move on to more tax cuts for rich people?

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Since the vast majority of the GOP establishment didn't support Trump during the GOP primary one can't really say they are getting what they deserve.    Of course they had to back their primary winner. 

 

The GOP establishment's main error was NOT backing a single candidate early on once it became clear that the Trump grass-roots effort could be successful.     This allowed Trump to use the "10 little Indians" strategy.

Disagree.  They did NOT have to back the nominee as they could have just been neutral.  They supported him; they campaigned for him; they defended him; they elected him.

Even when they criticized him, within 24 hours they were back to praising him.

 

While they could have backed a single candidate, that is not the Republican Party we have today.  It is very disorganized and fragmented.  Also that is what many, many have criticized the DNC for as regards Sanders.

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Disagree.  They did NOT have to back the nominee as they could have just been neutral.  They supported him; they campaigned for him; they defended him; they elected him.

Even when they criticized him, within 24 hours they were back to praising him.

 

While they could have backed a single candidate, that is not the Republican Party we have today.  It is very disorganized and fragmented.  Also that is what many, many have criticized the DNC for as regards Sanders.

 

To expect either the Dem party establishment or the GOP establishment to NOT back their own candidate in the general election is,, well,,,,,  crazy talk.  The party establishment does HAVE TO back their nominee and NOT remain neutral, since the office of President is the highly one a party can obtain.    As it relates to winning elections I fully understand why both major political parties put party before country.      

 

What I state above has nothing to do with Trump but just party politics 101.    

 

As for what the DNC did to Sanders;   The Dems already have the super delegates to ensure the deck is stacked in the favor of the establishment's choice.     CNN helped by including these super delegates when showing the contest between the two,  implying Clinton had a much larger lead than Sanders.   I believe this was an effort to soften support for Sanders by making his quest appear futile.   

 

I assume many in the GOP establishment wish they had super delegates.   Oh,  well,  that is all in the past,  Trump is President.

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WP editorial.   Kris Kobach on road to disenfranchising millions of voters with help of Trump and  GOPers in Congress and states.  Putting forth amendment to National Voter Registration Act enabling states to deny vote to millions.

 

www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-man-who-may-disenfranchise-millions/2017/07/30/47e54f64-7250-11e7-8f39-eeb7d3a2d304_story.html?utm_term=.4dc09e273899&wpisrc=nl_headlines&wpmm=1

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GOP Is in Denial About Donald Trump-

 

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-By Sen, JEFF FLAKE (R-AZ)

 

"We created him, and now we're rationalizing him. When will it stop?

 

 

“The conservative mind, in some very visible cases, has become diseased,” and conservative institutions “with the blessings of a president … have abandoned the normal constraints of reason and compassion.”.....

 

.....First, we shouldn’t hesitate to speak out if the president “plays to the base” in ways that damage the Republican Party’s ability to grow and speak to a larger audience.

Second, Republicans need to take the long view when it comes to issues like free trade: Populist and protectionist policies might play well in the short term, but they handicap the country in the long term.

Third, Republicans need to stand up for institutions and prerogatives, like the Senate filibuster, that have served us well for more than two centuries.

 

We have taken our “institutions conducive to freedom,” as Goldwater put it, for granted as we have engaged in one of the more reckless periods of politics in our history. In 2017, we seem to have lost our appreciation for just how hard won and vulnerable those institutions are."

 

http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2017/07/31/my-party-is-in-denial-about-donald-trump-215442

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"Three federal judges on Monday ordered North Carolina's state legislature to draw new legislative district boundaries within a month, the latest ruling against boundaries drawn by Republicans that judges have found improper.........

 

Democrats and civil rights groups hailed the order, which they said proved Republicans had reached too far in drawing maps that favored their candidates.

 

"We are encouraged by today's court ruling and hope that this decision allows North Carolina citizens to finally get the fair representation from their state government they deserve,".......

 

http://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/344714-federal-judges-order-new-north-carolina-district-lines

 

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