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Old 05-16-2020, 10:12 AM
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I’m cool with that.

But “vows” makes it sound weird.
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Old 05-19-2020, 10:19 AM
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The latest cheap stunt by the Asshole-in-Chief:

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More than 40,000 National Guard members currently helping states test residents for the coronavirus and trace the spread of infections will face a “hard stop” on their deployments on June 24 -- just one day shy of many members becoming eligible for key federal benefits, according to a senior FEMA official....
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The petulant child will not have an official unveiling of the official Obama White House portrait, because he's just that small of a person.
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The petulant child will not have an official unveiling of the official Obama White House portrait, because he's just that small of a person.
Not too surprising; it would be a deeply uncomfortable occasion for both. Better to wait for President Biden to host it.
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Old 05-20-2020, 10:03 AM
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The petulant child will not have an official unveiling of the official Obama White House portrait, because he's just that small of a person.
Naw. He's understandably miffed about his own official portrait.
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And here's how that bit of breathtaking stupidity will be spun:

**The only reason the US has by far the most Covid-19 cases in the world is because the USA is #1 in testing. The USA tests more people than anywhere else in the world. MAGA**



And y'all are dumbasses for thinking Great Leader said something stupid.
And you called it.
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Old 05-20-2020, 10:16 AM
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More from the "You Can't Make This Shit Up" Department.

Trump Warns Farmers That Gun Control Will Leave Their Potatoes Defenseless
Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam fires back: “I suggest you stop taking hydroxychloroquine.”

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President Donald Trump offered an unusual warning to Virginia farmers on Tuesday, suggesting that their potatoes might be at risk and they will need to be armed to protect those spuds.
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President Trump: "We're going after Virginia, with your crazy governor, we're going after Virginia. They want to take your Second Amendment. You know that, right? You'll have nobody guarding your potatoes."
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I grew up on a Virginia farm, Mr. President—our potatoes are fine. And as the only medical doctor among our nation's governors, I suggest you stop taking hydroxychloroquine.
Others soon joined in with their own quips about potatoes in need of armed protection....
Who needs stand-up comedy anymore, amirite?
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Old 05-20-2020, 10:32 AM
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Old 05-20-2020, 10:49 AM
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Potatoes? What potatoes? We ain't Idaho!


Our potato crop is pretty much confined to the two counties on the Delmarva. The really big crop is still tobacco, AFAIK.
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Old 05-20-2020, 10:58 AM
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Coffin nails and greasy chips. Who could ask for anything more?
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They don't know how to build a potato gun?


Oh, great, why don't you just trigger every Canadian's PTSD about the New Brunswick-Prince Edward Island Potato War?
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Oh, great, why don't you just trigger every Canadian's PTSD about the New Brunswick-Prince Edward Island Potato War?
On this coast, we're still a bit sensitive about the 1859 Pig War

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig_War_(1859)

ETA: Potatoes were also involved, as the pig was eating them.

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Old 05-20-2020, 02:55 PM
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Sounds like an issue that has become a real hot potato.
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Old 05-20-2020, 03:09 PM
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“When we have a lot of cases,” Trump continued, “I don’t look at that as a bad thing. I look at that as, in a certain respect, as being a good thing because it means our testing is much better.”
Whatever the number is then, it seems it can be called a victory.
Heads: trump's great, tails: trump's great. Huge pile of American corpses? #MAGA!
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Old 05-20-2020, 03:10 PM
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Sounds like an issue that has become a real hot potato.
Go to your room.
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I'd be pleased if I wasn't so disgusted.

I follow the Guardian US live blog and I can't figure out if I'm getting crazier or if the shit going down in the US is getting crazier.
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Old 05-20-2020, 06:27 PM
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Along with tax cuts, deregulation is his real agenda, everything else is just a distraction:
https://thehill.com/homenews/adminis...hibit-economic

If he is not an asset of Russia, he might as well be.
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Old 05-20-2020, 06:31 PM
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On this coast, we're still a bit sensitive about the 1859 Pig War

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig_War_(1859)

ETA: Potatoes were also involved, as the pig was eating them.
LOL, this was the exact thing I thought of when Horatius made his post.

It was a bit of a mash-up, for sure.
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Old 05-20-2020, 08:38 PM
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On this coast, we're still a bit sensitive about the 1859 Pig War

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig_War_(1859)

ETA: Potatoes were also involved, as the pig was eating them.
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Maybe Melania was reading him Attack of the Killer Potatoes as a bedtime story:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack...iller_Potatoes


Or maybe this is just what goes on in that bigly mind of his,

https://youtu.be/J3IS8QMTl6c
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Old 05-21-2020, 06:31 AM
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Maybe Melania was reading him Attack of the Killer Potatoes as a bedtime story:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attack...iller_Potatoes
"...to his horror, he realized that hidden within his mashed potatoes was... cauliflower!"
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президент Trump is having another fucking toddler tantrum over states' expansion of mail-in voting and hopes to be an extortionate scumbag about it.
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That'll last until he realizes that, because they crowded together at his rallies, a disproportionate number of MAGAts are too sick to go to the polls come election day and he'll scream at the states who don't get ballots out into their hands that weekend.
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Hypocrisy comes easy to him: https://news.yahoo.com/trump-slams-m...193711771.html
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Chump is saying if states don't allow houses of worship to open, he will override the governors and order them open. WTF?!?
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Old 05-22-2020, 06:05 PM
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Chump is saying if states don't allow houses of worship to open, he will override the governors and order them open. WTF?!?
Chest-thumping pleases the base. The base never stops to wonder if their wonderful Big Bully actually has the power to do what he brags he'll do.

People of the land.
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Chest-thumping pleases the base. The base never stops to wonder if their wonderful Big Bully actually has the power to do what he brags he'll do.

People of the land.
I guess once they do open, whenever that may be, he'll jump in and claim credit.
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Old 05-22-2020, 06:10 PM
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I guess once they do open, whenever that may be, he'll jump in and claim credit.
Of course. Hell, he might even attend one.

And, naturally, give a reading from Two Corinthians....
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And of course it wouldn't occur to Don that he might possibly end up thinning out some of his Nov. voters with these BACK TO CHURCH orders.
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And of course it wouldn't occur to Don that he might possibly end up thinning out some of his Nov. voters with these BACK TO CHURCH orders.
Shhhhh!
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Of course. Hell, he might even attend one.

And, naturally, give a reading from Two Corinthians....
No, I think that would be Coronathinsians XIX. You know, novel. Some book or something. Nobody reads them so it doesn't really matter ... look at that shinny object over there! ObamaGATE!
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Chump is saying if states don't allow houses of worship to open, he will override the governors and order them open. WTF?!?
Trump is going to need the evangelical vote in November. He's been throwing them red meat.
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Trump is going to need the evangelical vote in November. He's been throwing them red meat.
They can't vote for him if they're dead. Theoretically.
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They can't vote for him if they're dead. Theoretically.
Except in Texas.
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Except in Texas.
I was going to say Chicago, but Chicago cemeteries are pretty solid blue.
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Twitler never heard of an arms-control or threat-reduction treaty he wouldn't abrogate: https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/21/polit...aty/index.html
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Twitler never heard of an arms-control or threat-reduction treaty he wouldn't abrogate: https://www.cnn.com/2020/05/21/polit...aty/index.html
There's a potential for a whole thread topic, on "what constitutional/legislative reforms need to come out of the Trump disaster?". On the list, i would put this: if it takes Senate approval to enter into a treaty, it should take Senate approval to get out. A president shouldn't have the unilateral power to walk away from an international agreement.
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He is....golfing today.

https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-...00000?ref=home

I cannot fucking believe it.
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Old 05-23-2020, 11:20 AM
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He is....golfing today.

https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-...00000?ref=home

I cannot fucking believe it.
Only because he doesn't play the violin.
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Got a letter yesterday from the IRS, which of course I opened because, you know, fucking IRS, right? And what do I find? A letter telling me how lucky I am because Donald Trump sent me a relief check, and it was signed by him in his cardiac arrest scrawl. And in Spanish on the back side.

Can someone attempt to do the math for this? Whaddya think: perhaps 50,000,000 envelopes, plus the sheets of paper, plus the postage rate, plus labor? What sort of cost to the taxpayers are we looking at here so that the gibbering fool can make a campaign speech disguised as "information"?
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He is....golfing today.
To be fair, it's the most helpful thing he could do in this crisis.
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Got a letter yesterday from the IRS, which of course I opened because, you know, fucking IRS, right? And what do I find? A letter telling me how lucky I am because Donald Trump sent me a relief check, and it was signed by him in his cardiac arrest scrawl. And in Spanish on the back side.

Can someone attempt to do the math for this? Whaddya think: perhaps 50,000,000 envelopes, plus the sheets of paper, plus the postage rate, plus labor? What sort of cost to the taxpayers are we looking at here so that the gibbering fool can make a campaign speech disguised as "information"?
I got the letter. I tore it up in pieces and when I walk my dog, I stick a piece in the baggie with her poop. That makes me happy.
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To be fair, it's the most helpful thing he could do in this crisis.
You have to hand it to him* ... he's staying consistently on brand. Not wearing a mask: everything is normal. Golfing: everything is normal. And if everything is normal, then he can hold rallies again and the magical Dow will go up and he will be reelected and stay out of jail.

*No, actually, you don't.
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He is....golfing today.

https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-...00000?ref=home

I cannot fucking believe it.
Now just a damn minute. I'm golfing today too. Of course, I'm not the absolute ruler of a despotic country in the midst of a health and economic crisis that needs responsible leadership. And our state, Kenya Hawaii, shut down properly to contain the disease and is opening slowly in measured degrees instead of ass-kissing the maskless moron by throwing the doors open.
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the maskless moron
I am stealing that. Posting on Facebook with a link to a story about Trump not wearing a mask. He's a super hero.
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In the "Illustrate How Pathetically Sad Trump Is" department, consider this: Trump refuses to wear the mask because he is afraid of how it will look. Donnie, here's what you look like already: An unnaturally orange skinned fat guy with the combover from Hell. You already look like a fucking clown.
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He’s worried his makeup will get smeared.

He’s such a manly man, a real Alpha guy.
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He is....golfing today.

https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-...00000?ref=home

I cannot fucking believe it.
Probably better for everyone that he stays out of the White House. Are there any sailing trips scheduled on a boat call the Minnow?
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No, I think that would be Coronathinsians XIX. You know, novel. Some book or something. Nobody reads them so it doesn't really matter ... look at that shinny object over there! ObamaGATE!
The only way Trump could tolerate sitting through an entire one-hour church service, is the only way he can tolerate his briefings: if his name is mentioned every two minutes or so.

So the sermon would have to be pretty....unusual.
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