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Trump's Presidency 2017 - 20xx

Discussion in 'Politics & World News' started by N8 v2.0, Nov 10, 2016.

  1. eric strt6

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    Devin Nunes.

    Icing on the cake if that shifty dirt-bag gets hung with the rest of the cavalcade of stupid.
     
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    JohnE filthy rascist

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    “I’m not going to dispute anything, but I don’t remember anything like that,” he said. “I don’t remember dating any girl without the permission of her mother.”

    That makes it okay? That the mom is pimping out an underage girl? I think not...
     
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    “I don’t remember dating any girl without the permission of her mother.

    :twitch:
     
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    Red carpet like I think probably nobody has ever received

    Bigly.

     
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    Fredo does it again.

     
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    I'm indifferent about this.
    If there's nothing to hide the Dems/Hillary should welcome the opportunity to clear the air and shut up the frothers.
    If they find something of substance, I hope they pursue the guilty with the same fervor of the Mueller investigation.
    The quicker all these asshole politicians realize they will be held accountable the better this country will be.
     
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    Right......Because the seven Benghazi probes firmly put that tinfoil nonsense to rest and put the frothers at ease. It's already unsubstantiated bullshit. This is nothing but "whataboutism" on a level that makes Russian klepotocrats swoon.

    http://www.factcheck.org/2017/10/facts-uranium-one/
     
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  11. Nick

    Nick My name is Nick

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    I'm with @dan-o , at least to the end that wrt Uranium One, there is nothing to see. It "shouldn't" even come to pass that it's investigated again. If someone committed a crime or there was wrongdoing, it should come out. (I don't think there was any)
     
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    WRONG. crooked hillary used her private email server to upload the uranium to BENGHAZI
     
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    Then why sweat the investigation? Let them head off on another wild goose chase and look like fools again.
    I have yet to hear a BENGHAZI!!!! claim continue after the simple question "Remind me what the multiple investigations turned up?" was asked.

    Just like the trump-russia scenario, the resistance against this investigation will be a good barometer of what is at risk to being exposed.
    Defensiveness is a classic indicator of guilt.
     
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    i think part of it is that people are starting to get a little fatigued of the seemingly endless tax payer funded clinton witch hunts.
     
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    Also, because it's kind of third-worldy. The President* is specifically directing an "investigation" into a political enemy over a well debunked conspiracy theory. If she looked like she had committed a crime, the Justice Dept would pursue her of it's own volition, it wouldn't need "direction" to do it's own job.
     
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    Is there not supposed to be a separation of branches of your government so this does not happen?
     
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    FBI exists under the executive branch.
     
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    Good to know. I always thought they would be under Justice, which on the surface seems the more logical choice.
    Why executive and not justice?

    Edit - You always seem to see (hollyweird) or hear (news etc) about DA's working closely with police. This is why I thought under Justice. It does make sense to separate the two - kinda like accounting
     
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    Because Justice is executive branch.

    The so called "branches of government" are

    Executive
    Judical
    Legislative

    Those are pretty broad terms, I know. A short little primer here. One unfamiliar with our system might think that enforcement of law would occur under Judicial, but that is not the case. It is the Presidents job to enforce the law.

    edit: Incidentally, the enforcement obligation by the executive is enough to have Trump impeached already. But so was the emoluments clause and were doing fuck all about that too.
     
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    11/3/2017:
    "You know, the saddest thing is that because I'm the President of the United States I am not supposed to be involved with the Justice Department. I'm not supposed to be involved with the FBI. I'm not supposed to be doing the kinds of things that I would love to be doing and I am very frustrated by it."

    Trump added, “I look at what's happening with the Justice Department, why aren't they going after Hillary Clinton with her emails and with her — the dossier, and the kind of money? I don't know. Is it possible that they paid $12.4 million for the dossier and how is it that — which is total phony, fake."

    And: “I'll be honest, I'm very unhappy with it, that the Justice Department isn't going — now, maybe they are. But you know, as President — and I think you understand this — as a President, you are not supposed to be involved in that process. But hopefully they are doing something, and at some point, maybe we're going to all have it out.”

    11/14/2017:
    Deparment of Justice mulling launching investigation against Hillary Clinton.


    Connect the dots was never my forte, but that very much looks like a public expression of the desire to steer the Justice Department. If the investigation was organic and wasn't founded in a conspiracy theory, sure, go ahead and investigate and let the truth come out, but this doesn't appear on the surface to be anything other than politically motivated retribution.
     
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    Sessions going all in. Good. He should have enough rope to hang with now.

    Interestingly, he also seems to think that Clinton/Uranium one is FAKE NEWS!

     
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    Surely this is not at all about smokebombs and diversions...
     
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    Quoted from lounge to here, as this is not lounge material

    Just curious to what you think a year later?

    Also: most working illegals actually do pay into the system but being illegal do not receive benefits such as unemployement, social security, disability etc. So the folks doing day work for cash don't pay in, but most work under an alias and end up getting paycheck deductions, they also pay the same sales tax as everyone else.
     
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    I've been tempted to go back to that thread and quote from it a couple times, but so far have refrained. :popcorn:
     
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    One year anniversary. Seems appropriate.
     
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    I think he is moving very slow at making progress which most presidents do, just a little slower. The guy is under a microscope more than anyone else has ever been. It also seems like everything he does or says is picked apart to make him a bigot, racist, monster ect. I am not 100% in favor of the guy but I am certainly happy with what he is trying to do.

    The haters need to accept him as their president, it's 4 years. Accept what is there and focus the hatred and dissatisfaction towards making a change that you feel is more acceptable to your person beliefs and values.
     
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    I'm calling 100% bullshit on that.
    Obama was under the microscope way more and by BOTH sides as the black savior living up to nirvana like expectations / OMG KENYAN, MUSLIM SOCIALIST ANTICHRIST!!!!!!!!!
     
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    You're happy that he's trying to deliver everything to our corporate overlords? I see.
     
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    Yea, no shit.

    Which is what, exactly? Indulge me, I'm curious. Name one thing he's done or accomplished that you approve of. I dunno, maybe name a major piece of legislation he's signed?
     
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    "Haters" ?

    Hardly, when Trump has clearly demonstrated his gross incompetence, ability to jeopardize our global standing, and his willingness to tear apart our Democracy, then it is not hate, but genuine concern and fear for the well being of our country.

    The fact that 38% of Americans approve of the job he's doing is absolutely disturbing to me. How anyone who is paying attention to this fiasco, can still approve is just beyond me. My guess is that a lot of his supporters aren't getting all the facts because, Fox News and everything else is FAKE news.

     
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  36. jstuhlman

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    hey hey hey...how do you know the boogerdude doesn’t like incompetent judges; environmental denialism, for-profit schools, rampant cronyism, pussy grabbing, and handouts to the wealthy? maybe he hates the poors, the queers, the working class, the natural world, and the respect of the global community!

    you guys sure are a bunch of judgy pricks!!!!!1!1!1!11!1!1!1!1eleventy!
     
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    parents were just visiting from maine; they’re aas liberal as they come...said lepage (who has wet dreams trump might pick him for something, someday) has maxed his run and is done in 18. only reason he’s in is there have been strong democratic and independent candidates running simultaneously with him in the past, either of whom would have been better, but who effectively canceled each other out.
     
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