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jar
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Message 616 of 1205 (802785)
03-20-2017 8:09 AM
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03-20-2017 7:28 AM


way off topic
Phat writes:

are you sure there is no way to disable spell check? That phone is more trouble than its worth....

The issue is not spell check but auto complete or auto correct.


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Message 617 of 1205 (802876)
03-21-2017 8:17 AM


On Russians and Wiretaps
Yesterday FBI chief James Comey testified before the House Intelligence Committee that the FBI was investigating Trump staff ties to Russia, and that there was no evidence supporting Trump's wiretapping claims. Article: F.B.I. Is Investigating Trump’s Russia Ties, Comey Confirms

It has been widely expected that Trump wouldn't be able to get through four years without committing an impeachable offense, but now it seems possible that he committed an impeachable offense even before being inaugurated. Of course he won't actually be impeached, not with the Republicans in control of the House.

--Percy


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jar
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Message 618 of 1205 (802878)
03-21-2017 9:37 AM
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03-21-2017 8:17 AM


Re: On Russians and Wiretaps
I'm not sure what impeachable offense he might have committed yet.

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Message 619 of 1205 (802889)
03-21-2017 12:15 PM


Threats from the Playground Bully
According to today's Washinton Post il Donald made direct threats against any Republicans that did not support TrumpCare.

quote:
“I’m gonna come after you, but I know I won’t have to, because I know you’ll vote ‘yes,’ ” Trump said, according to several Republican lawmakers who attended the meeting. “Honestly, a loss is not acceptable, folks.”

Now Trump would certainly not be the first President to try to bully Congress but unfortunately he's not bright enough it seems to know how to do it. Instead he makes it public so if they cave in he will be seen as the bully he is and if they don't it will simply be yet another in the long line of Trump failures.

And if he thinks ObamaCare was a disaster it will be nothing like the disaster called TrumpCare.


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Message 620 of 1205 (802897)
03-21-2017 1:52 PM
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03-21-2017 8:17 AM


Re: On Russians and Wiretaps
I am actually wondering if this is somewhat of a mea culpa on Comey's part for the snafu regarding the re-opening of the investigation of Hillary's emails right before the election. That is widely regarded as a bonehead move and could have actually tipped the scales in favor of Trump in the election.

My guess is he is performing this civic duty as a means to finally settle the matter and to also give the impression of his bi-partisanship. But I don't think much will come of it. There may be a smoking gun that is discovered. And Trump may actually be stupid enough to have left a trail for them. We shall see.

But my personal opinion is that Trump wasn't in collusion with anyone. He is too dumb to come up with a scheme that intricate. My guess is Putin saw an opportunity to put a halfwit into the White House and he capitalized on it. Trump in the end is just a spoiled-brat man-child with no impulse control. And if he had colluded with the Russians, he probably would have bragged about it on Twitter.


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Message 621 of 1205 (802931)
03-21-2017 11:42 PM
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03-04-2017 8:16 PM


Re: This is great.
Trump is great he is doing everything he said he would.


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Message 622 of 1205 (803016)
03-22-2017 6:47 PM


Trump vs Trump

quote:
I am the only person on that stage who said we should not go into Iraq

Are you for invading Iraq?

A: Yeah, I guess so

quote:
I'm very pro life

I'm very pro choice...I am pro choice in every respect

quote:
She has no natural talent to be President

She's very talented and she has a husband I also like very much

quote:
Hilary Clinton was the worst Secretary of State in the history of the United States

Hilary Clinton? How did she do as Secretary of State? Probably above and beyond everybody else

quote:
This guy used a filthy disgusting word on television and he should be ashamed of himself

I'm going to bomb the shit out of them

We'll beat the shit out of them

Political Bullshit!

You're not going to raise that fucking price

quote:
He said I was in favour of Libya? I never discussed that subject...we would be so much better of if Gaddafi were in charge

Gaddafi, in Libya, is killing thousands of people...we should stop this guy...and save these lives

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They're here illegally...they have to go back

We have to show some compassion - we just can't throw everybody out. How do you throw somebody out that's lived in the country for twenty years?

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I'm a Conservative person

The Republican Party is too crazy right. What's going is just nuts

In many cases I probably identify more as a Democrat...the economy does better under the Democrats than the Republicans

quote:
I don't know anything about David Duke okay?

What do you see as the biggest problem with the Reform Party right now?

Well you've got David Duke just joined. A bigot, a racist, a problem

    
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Message 623 of 1205 (803040)
03-23-2017 9:33 AM


"I predicted a lot of things, Michael. Some things that came to you a little bit later. But, you know, we just rolled out a list. Sweden. I make the statement, everyone goes crazy. The next day they have a massive riot, and death, and problems. Huma and Anthony, you know, what I tweeted about that whole deal, and then it turned out he had it, all of Hillary’s email on his thing. NATO, obsolete, because it doesn’t cover terrorism. They fixed that, and I said that the allies must pay. Nobody knew that they weren’t paying. I did. I figured it. Brexit, I was totally right about that. You were over there I think, when I predicted that, right, the day before. Brussels, I said, Brussels is not Brussels. I mean many other things, the election’s rigged against Bernie Sanders. We have a lot of things." --- Donald Trump.

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Message 624 of 1205 (803042)
03-23-2017 9:50 AM
Reply to: Message 623 by Dr Adequate
03-23-2017 9:33 AM


Presumably, he will soon be looking to change America's official language to gibberish.

Could there be any greater conceit, than for someone to believe that the universe has to be simple enough for them to be able to understand it ?

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Message 625 of 1205 (803085)
03-23-2017 5:39 PM
Reply to: Message 624 by vimesey
03-23-2017 9:50 AM


..or newspeak.

"You were not there for the beginning. You will not be there for the end. Your knowledge of what is going on can only be superficial and relative" William S. Burroughs

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Message 626 of 1205 (803109)
03-24-2017 3:18 AM


Hmmm.. I don't know how to show this image....
so here's a link...
http://boingboing.net/...03/15/trump-protects-americans.html

Edited by Admin, : Add image.


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Message 627 of 1205 (803110)
03-24-2017 4:58 AM
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03-24-2017 3:18 AM


There ya go - press 'peek' to see how it's done.


Je suis Charlie. Je suis Ahmed. Je suis Juif. Je suis Parisien.

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Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved."
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Message 628 of 1205 (803165)
03-25-2017 9:13 AM
Reply to: Message 549 by petrophysics1
03-04-2017 8:16 PM


Re: This is great.
Trump is great he is doing everything he said he would.


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Message 629 of 1205 (803166)
03-25-2017 9:47 AM
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03-04-2017 8:16 PM


Re: This is great.
Trump is great he is doing everything he said he would.

We’re gonna win so much, you may even get tired of winning. And you’ll say, “Please, please. It’s too much winning. We can’t take it anymore. Mr. President, it’s too much.” And I’ll say, “No, it isn’t!” We have to keep winning. We have to win more! We’re gonna win more. --- Donald J. Trump, Albany NY, April 2016

... maybe he meant "whine"?


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Message 630 of 1205 (803167)
03-25-2017 10:10 AM
Reply to: Message 549 by petrophysics1
03-04-2017 8:16 PM


Re: This is great.
Trump is great he is doing everything he said he would.

“Somebody has to repeal and replace Obamacare. And they have to do it fast and not just talk about it.”

"We will immediately repeal and replace ObamaCare - and nobody can do that like me. We will save $'s and have much better healthcare!"

"“Obamacare is going to be repealed and replaced. … You’re going to end up with great health care for a fraction of the price and that’s gonna take place immediately after we go in. Okay? Immediately. Fast. Quick.”

"On day one of the Trump Administration, we will ask Congress to immediately deliver a full repeal of Obamacare.”

“Real change begins with immediately repealing and replacing Obamacare. What a mess,”

“When we win on Nov. 8 and elect a Republican Congress, we will be able to immediately repeal and replace Obamacare. We have to do it,”

“I will ask Congress to convene a special session so we can repeal and replace ... And it will be such an honor for me, for you and for everybody in this country because Obamacare has to be replaced. And we will do it, and we will do it very, very quickly. It is a catastrophe.”

“Real change begins with immediately repealing and replacing the disaster known as Obamacare ... It has just been announced that the residents of Michigan are going to experience a massive, double-digit premium hike, like you wouldn’t believe. It’s not going to matter that much, honestly, because we’re going to terminate it. You’re not going to have to worry about it, OK? Don’t worry.”

“We have to get to business, Obamacare has been a catastrophic event.” “probably some time next week” and a replacement “very quickly or simultaneously, very shortly thereafter.”

“It will be repeal and replace,...It will be essentially simultaneously. It will be various segments, you understand, but will most likely be on the same day or the same week, but probably the same day. Could be the same hour.”


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