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Old 10-19-2018, 04:08 PM
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I took one for the team and actually skimmed the entire hour-long speech to find that quote.
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Trump claims that the immigrant caravan coming up through Mexico is coming to vote for Democrats in the midterm election.
https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/19/polit...ons/index.html

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Old 10-19-2018, 11:40 PM
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Trump claims that the immigrant caravan coming up through Mexico is coming to vote for Democrats in the midterm election.
https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/19/polit...ons/index.html

And how does he expect that to happen?
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And how does he expect that to happen?
Please. Trumpies are already convinced that George Soros personally flew 3 million Central American illegals to the US in November of 2016 to vote for Hillary Clinton. A caravan or two already on the way (they have two whole weeks to get here!!1!) is nothing unbelievable when you've swallowed that.
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Old 10-20-2018, 11:34 AM
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And how does he expect that to happen?
Elon Musk is further ahead on the Hyperloop than you thought.
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Trump said that "billions" of federal dollars have been spent on fighting fires in California, and it's all due to the corruption in the state and the failure of the state to get rid of dead trees.
Truth: The federal government has spent about $1.4 billion the past two years, of which $900 million went to states, localities, and individuals to fight fires and repair damages caused by fires. $771 million was spent on fighting fires in national forests, whose maintenance and upkeep are the responsibility of the federal government.
The federal government spent a total of $2.9 billion fighting fires across the entire country in 2017. This pales in comparison to emergency funds spent on flooding and hurricane relief.
The federal government, through the Forest Service, controls more than 20 million acres of forest property, about one-fifth of the state’s total land mass. The state owns a mere 730,000 acres.

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Old 10-20-2018, 01:09 PM
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Trump said that "billions" of federal dollars have been spent on fighting fires in California, and it's all due to the corruption in the state and the failure of the state to get rid of dead trees.
Truth: The federal government has spent about $1.4 billion the past two years, of which $900 million went to states, localities, and individuals to fight fires and repair damages caused by fires. $771 million was spent on fighting fires in national forests, whose maintenance and upkeep are the responsibility of the federal government.
The federal government spent a total of $2.9 billion fighting fires across the entire country in 2017. This pales in comparison to emergency funds spent on flooding and hurricane relief.
The federal government, through the Forest Service, controls more than 20 million acres of forest property, about one-fifth of the state’s total land mass. The state owns a mere 730,000 acres.

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Oops. Trump said "hundreds of billions".
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I found this website today which keeps tally of Trump's personal trips to play golf. It presently stands at 149 in two years, at an estimated cost to taxpayers of about $79,000,000.

Now you may say "Yeahbut, Obama played a lot of golf!" Yes he did, to the tune of 306 times in eight years. At Trump's present rate, he will likely exceed that in his four year term. Additionally, most of Obama's golfing was done at government facilities, whereas Trump's golfing has been 100% at private clubs, mostly ones that he owns, and has visited them an average of once every 4.3 days.
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Old 10-20-2018, 03:55 PM
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Trump claims that the immigrant caravan coming up through Mexico is coming to vote for Democrats in the midterm election.
https://www.cnn.com/2018/10/19/polit...ons/index.html
If Democrats do well, Trump will try to nullify the election. Just wait.
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If Democrats do well, Trump will try to nullify the election. Just wait.
Or he'll send out his Proud Boy (and other far-right paramilitary groups) brownshirts to intimidate minorities at the polls.
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If Democrats do well, Trump will try to nullify the election. Just wait.
Is that even a question?

Well, thinking about it, it probably is a question after all. There's no national election I know of in the mid-terms. Wouldn't some sort of lawsuit have to be filed for every single election contested at the state level?

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Trump is the guy who thought he could wave his hand and *poof* Muslims no longer allowed to enter the country.
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Old 10-20-2018, 05:18 PM
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Oops. Trump said "hundreds of billions".

Or, in terms he understands bigly, eleventy-billion pieces of paper with the picture of some old guy he doesn't recognize.
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Old 10-20-2018, 05:38 PM
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Or, in terms he understands bigly, eleventy-billion pieces of paper with the picture of some old guy he doesn't recognize.
He may not be able to recognize the guys on our money, but he knows he was a better president than any of them!

DJT, 2020 Campaign: "Well, maybe not the $5 bill, he was pretty awesome, but I bet history'll show I was a better president than the guy on the $10 bill!"
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He may not be able to recognize the guys on our money, but he knows he was a better president than any of them!

DJT, 2020 Campaign: "Well, maybe not the $5 bill, he was pretty awesome, but I bet history'll show I was a better president than the guy on the $10 bill!"
And he'll still be wrong.
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Old 10-20-2018, 06:50 PM
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He may not be able to recognize the guys on our money, but he knows he was a better president than any of them!

DJT, 2020 Campaign: "Well, maybe not the $5 bill, he was pretty awesome, but I bet history'll show I was a better president than the guy on the $10 bill!"

And certainly better than that loser on the three dollar bill!

Here's what scares me. For any other president in history, one could easily tell the jokes about the president's knowledge and ability are just that, jokes. With the salmon simpleton, there is no way to determine which japes are jokes and which attacks are accurate appraisals of the apricot ass.

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I took one for the team and actually skimmed the entire hour-long speech to find that quote.
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Old 10-20-2018, 10:43 PM
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Is that even a question?

Well, thinking about it, it probably is a question after all. There's no national election I know of in the mid-terms. Wouldn't some sort of lawsuit have to be filed for every single election contested at the state level?
Pardon me. Trump will try to nullify the elections. He can't, legally, but that won't shut his pie hole from saying it.

His... followers will of course believe him when he says that some democrat is preventing the 'correct' vote to be counted.
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No, not Trump. Every separate state Party will go to court to either nullify votes or defend delegitimizing voters registrations, etc.
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The Department of Health and Human Services wants to legally define gender as what you were born with, not what you identify as, or how you currently present.

I wonder if this is an attempted end run around the court ruling that they cant ban transgender people from the military, or just part of their total hateful outlook on the world.
https://www.vox.com/policy-and-polit...r-sex-dna-test
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The Department of Health and Human Services wants to legally define gender as what you were born with, not what you identify as, or how you currently present.
Not "what you are born with", but your genes. So for example, androgen insensitive women would be legally "male" despite appearing externally completely female, being psychologically female, and raised as female from birth.

As for what it's about; it's about persecution of course. It's part of the process of stripping them of their civil rights so they can be abused, discriminated agaisnt and no doubt eventually herded into Christian "conversion" camps where they will be tortured until they "admit" they are the gender they are "supposed" to be. Or until they die.

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In March, Trump said the Saudi military deals would produce 40,000 jobs.

A week ago, he made it 450,000 jobs. Wednesday, 500,000 jobs. Yesterday afternoon, 600,000 jobs.

Yesterday evening: "The million jobs."

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In March, Trump said the Saudi military deals would produce 40,000 jobs.

A week ago, he made it 450,000 jobs. Wednesday, 500,000 jobs. Yesterday afternoon, 600,000 jobs.

Yesterday evening: "The million jobs."

https://t.co/yLQBWeozim

It's almost to the point you could safely bet real money he's actually going to say "eleventy million".
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President Trump, YOUR President Trump, has done more in the two years he's been in office, than that muslan nibong did his entire 8 years. What has he done to piss me off? I can't find good workers for my business, because there are too many jobs available now. Jobs that Obummer said would never happen. Keep on, SJW's, but it's a new day in America. MAGA.
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What is a muslan nibong?
A factually inaccurate racial slur.

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It's almost to the point you could safely bet real money he's actually going to say "eleventy million".


What’s wrong with that? That would be “YOUR President” (& Bacon’s president, too) turning it up to 11!!! That would be so Metal!

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President Comacho was in Missoula yesterday. I was reading the local paper this morning and I learned this is his THIRD maga rally in MT in the last 4 months.
I realize you meant "Camacho", but your version fits better. Co-macho: someone who's macho in the company of and thanks to others.
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Seven hundred thousand trillion, at last count. If Trump doesn't stop multiplying them, we're going to run out of numbers too! BIOYA
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I realize you meant "Camacho", but your version fits better. Co-macho: someone who's macho in the company of and thanks to others.
Again, it's also not fair to Camacho. Camacho realized there was a problem and turned to the smartest person available to try and fix the problem.
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President Trump, YOUR President Trump, has done more in the two years he's been in office, than that muslan nibong did his entire 8 years. What has he done to piss me off? I can't find good workers for my business, because there are too many jobs available now. Jobs that Obummer said would never happen. Keep on, SJW's, but it's a new day in America. MAGA.
What, specifically, do you believe that Trump has personally done to increase jobs?

When and where did Obama say there were jobs "that would never happen"? How does that even make sense?
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President Trump, YOUR President Trump, has done more in the two years he's been in office, than that muslan nibong did his entire 8 years. What has he done to piss me off? I can't find good workers for my business, because there are too many jobs available now. Jobs that Obummer said would never happen. Keep on, SJW's, but it's a new day in America. MAGA.
"muslin nibong"? This post proves you are not only a racist piece of shit, but a completely ignorant one as well.
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"Muslan." Impressively, he managed to misspell both "Muslim" and "muslin."
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President Trump, YOUR President Trump, has done more in the two years he's been in office, than that muslan nibong did his entire 8 years. What has he done to piss me off? I can't find good workers for my business, because there are too many jobs available now. Jobs that Obummer said would never happen. Keep on, SJW's, but it's a new day in America. MAGA.
Get back to us when he prevents a second great depression.
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President Trump, YOUR President Trump, has done more in the two years he's been in office, than that muslan nibong did his entire 8 years. What has he done to piss me off? I can't find good workers for my business, because there are too many jobs available now. Jobs that Obummer said would never happen. Keep on, SJW's, but it's a new day in America. MAGA.
Why do all racists appear to be ignorant dumbshits? Oh yeah, they are! Crawl back under your rock. And buy a dictionary, moron.
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It’s what you use to smoke Plutonian Nyborg.
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In case you've really never seen Blazing Saddles https://youtu.be/upvZdVK913I

That's the full scene, so it's probably not safe for work due to the language. At least not without headphones.

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Just as a point of information; the whole $100 billion in defense contracts with Saudi Arabia is 100% smoke. There are, as of today, exactly $0 (zero) contracts. Some $12.5 billion are in some level of negotiation but that's about it. Some of those are extensions of existing support and maintenance deals - not new production or sales. From my 2nd cousin who still works in Foreign Military Sales.

Also, we're still a couple of $ TRILLION behind in infrastructure repairs and improvements. These would be jobs and contracts here in the US. The phoney FMS contracts would not result in appreciable job growth (<.06% is the figure I'm searching for).
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Just as a point of information; the whole $100 billion in defense contracts with Saudi Arabia is 100% smoke. There are, as of today, exactly $0 (zero) contracts. Some $12.5 billion are in some level of negotiation but that's about it. Some of those are extensions of existing support and maintenance deals - not new production or sales. From my 2nd cousin who still works in Foreign Military Sales.
Just to expand on this (I worked in FMS for the US Army for 30 years), any purchase of Major Defense Equipment over $50M (IIRC) must, by law, be notified to Congress and that information is on the public record. Anyone can go to http://www.dsca.mil/major-arms-sales and see who has requested to buy what. Look at this back to December 2016 (I know Trump wasn't in office then, but I'll give him maximum benefit of the doubt), about $23.6 Billion in goods and services have been requested by the Saudis, $15B (65%) of which is for the THAAD system and another $2.0 Billion for either new or continuing Support/Training.

Now this doesn't count Direct Commercial Sales by contractors directly to the Kingdom, but most of the major purchases do run through the FMS process in my experience.

I encourage you to browse the site above; it is amazing just what we sell (or attempt to sell--these are not contracts, they are 'permission' to offer them to the foreign buyer that can be stopped by Congress if they so wish) and to whom.

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Why do all racists appear to be ignorant dumbshits? Oh yeah, they are! Crawl back under your rock. And buy a dictionary, moron.
This is what frustrates me so much. I can't even talk about Trump with conservatives, because it's all just this sort of nonsensical bullshit. There's no substance, no communication, and no honest answers. Just a wall of insults and accusations and falsehoods. I've basically hit a point of despair. I can't comprehend how half the country can behave this way.
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This is what frustrates me so much. I can't even talk about Trump with conservatives, because it's all just this sort of nonsensical bullshit. There's no substance, no communication, and no honest answers. Just a wall of insults and accusations and falsehoods. I've basically hit a point of despair. I can't comprehend how half the country can behave this way.
Because it's easy. They don't have to think. They just have to hate.
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I used to vote Republican. It's easy to be a conservative. And it feels gooooood. It's all self-righteousness and self-aggrandizement. When everything is black-or-white, right-or-wrong, you don't have to think about others; you know what's best - what's clearly right. Everything else deserves scorn or derision. Or fear - being afraid of things that aren't obviously right was part of it, too.
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One of the interesting things I saw during Politicon was during the Cenk Uygur v Tucker Carlson debate*.

A sizeable portion of the crowd started out booing Cenk, and would also boo anything critical of Trump.

But then Cenk criticized Trump for not following through on one of his campaign promises (to negotiate medicare drug prices), and also criticized Obama for failing to do the same. And the crowd went silent.
To them, politics right now is just about supporting Trump and hating "the enemy". They couldn't put this in the pro- or anti- trump box, so they didn't know how to respond.

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Yes, the debate was as one-sided as you would expect. Without Tucker being able to talk over his guest, he's not actually a good debater, who knew?!
He came in with a softer tone than usual, which was good, but still his main tactic was setting up straw men.
But Cenk did a superb job, making his points clearly, asking Tucker straight questions that Tucker couldn't answer, and never bothering to knock down Tucker's straw man.

Cenk's only stumble was the awkward way he pointed out that native-born citizens commit crime at a higher rate than immigrants...it sounded like he was attacking native-born citizens
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