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Old Mar 6th 2017, 7:02 pm
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Originally Posted by kimilseung View Post
New order looks legal this time. I might have not cared if this is what he did first time, but now I just see it as a stepping stone.
Yes, they've made their intentions clear.

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Old Mar 6th 2017, 7:12 pm
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Old Mar 6th 2017, 7:36 pm
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Originally Posted by Giantaxe View Post
This isn't about security, it's about security "theatre".
And that started with the TSA.
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Old Mar 6th 2017, 9:45 pm
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When Joe Scarborough bails on Trump..you know it is bad. The video in this link is well worth watching. The hardest attack on Trumps idiotic tweet on Saturday that I have seen.

Morning Joe's Mika Brzezinski tearfully addresses Trump's wiretapping accusations: 'This presidency is fake and failed'

and the last part is here
http://www.msnbc.com/morning-joe/wat...e-891026499969

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Old Mar 7th 2017, 6:52 am
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The White Houses resident narcoleptic opened mouth and inserted foot. I seriously want to know if he was stoned at the time.

Ben Carson: ‘Slave Ships’ Held ‘Immigrants’ - The Daily Beast
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Old Mar 7th 2017, 7:56 am
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President Donald Trump is the most powerful cornered animal in the world
Trump lashes out by creating a chaos of conflicting claims to distract attention away from real allegations. It is all too effective
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Old Mar 7th 2017, 8:18 am
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Yep, attack is the best form of defence, tovarisch Trump.
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Originally Posted by dakota44 View Post
The White Houses resident narcoleptic opened mouth and inserted foot. I seriously want to know if he was stoned at the time.

Ben Carson: ‘Slave Ships’ Held ‘Immigrants’ - The Daily Beast
I have to say, that was bizarre in the extreme. Had a white person said that they'd have been out on their ear before they'd stopped talking. He's supposed to be smart isn't he? The stupidity is overwhelming.
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Old Mar 7th 2017, 9:38 am
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I have to say, that was bizarre in the extreme. Had a white person said that they'd have been out on their ear before they'd stopped talking. He's supposed to be smart isn't he? The stupidity is overwhelming.
Yes. a brain surgeon..seemingly lacking a brain.
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Yes. a brain surgeon..seemingly lacking a brain.
Self-taught?
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Old Mar 7th 2017, 9:48 am
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Originally Posted by amideislas View Post
Self-taught?
I think a case of attempted physician heal thyself. Like trying to tie your tie while looking in the mirror, only a bit trickier.
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Old Mar 7th 2017, 10:56 am
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Facts vs Alternative Facts
Anonymous Sources
Claim
(Journalist) shouldn't be allowed to use sources unless they use somebody's name.
Trump said on 24 Feb during his CPAC speech
Reality
Three day's later, WH aides old reporters "to quote" but not name the officials who delivered a briefing on Trumps new budget proposal.

Unemployment
Claim
Ninety-four million Americans are out off labour force, Trump said during his Feb 28 address to a joint session off Congress
Reality
This statistic is misleading.
More than 88 Million Americans who did not have a job in 2016, didn't want one , according to annual average data released by US Bureau of Statistics
That includes large numbers of retirees ,stay at home parents , students & people who are disabled!

Golf
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Trump "played a couple off holes" of Golf on Feb. 19 according to WH spokesperson Sarah Sanders
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Trump played 18 holes with former world nº1 golfer Rory Mcllroy that day.
Mcllroy discussed the game with a golfing publication , The WH clarified that Trump "intended" to play a few holes & decided to play longer !

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Old Mar 7th 2017, 11:23 pm
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The mind has to boggle at Trump's train of thought. One minute he tweets an accusation against Obama that by any measure is extremely serious and without any evidence or foundation then follows it up with a tweet about Arnold Schwarzenegger and "The Apprentice.

Hasn't this guy yet fully realized that he's PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES and leader and defender of the free world ?

When is the clowning around going to stop ?
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Old Mar 8th 2017, 12:39 am
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The mind has to boggle at Trump's train of thought. One minute he tweets an accusation against Obama that by any measure is extremely serious and without any evidence or foundation then follows it up with a tweet about Arnold Schwarzenegger and "The Apprentice.

Hasn't this guy yet fully realized that he's PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES and leader and defender of the free world ?

When is the clowning around going to stop ?
We need to give up on the idea that this will stop. Anybody who is so ignorant and needy that they get their daily briefing from Fox and Friends, and then tweet it as "fact", is only going to get worse. He is not going to stop. Somebody needs to intervene and bring this all to a stop, otherwise he will drive the country off a cliff.
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Old Mar 8th 2017, 8:36 am
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Originally Posted by Leslie View Post
We need to give up on the idea that this will stop. Anybody who is so ignorant and needy that they get their daily briefing from Fox and Friends, and then tweet it as "fact", is only going to get worse. He is not going to stop. Somebody needs to intervene and bring this all to a stop, otherwise he will drive the country off a cliff.
To continue this train of thought, I've read a few opinion pieces in the last few days that have pointed out that, for better or worse, there have been no major security incidents in the US or major foreign policy/military challenges in the world so far during Trump's tenure. (OK there's been N. Korea but policies & armed forces are in place.)

This has meant that Trump is in the playpen, Sean Spicer blathers, but meanwhile dept. heads & diplomats reassure the world that actually there's an adult government carrying on in continuity that can be relied upon to pull its weight in NATO, etc.

So nobody has needed to intervene so far.

Something could blow up overnight & spin out of control, Trump could take real inappropriate action, intervention could be life or death for the republic. Forcibly removing him may not fall within the scope of the 25th Amendment, or Pence et. al. may not cooperate, but it would have to be done anyway.
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