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5 hours ago, squistion said:

I love it.

The Hill‏ @thehill 1h1 hour ago

Protestors troll Trump with "Welcome to Kenya" signs during Hawaii visit

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/358754-trump-in-hawaii-pearl-harbor-and-protests?rnd=1509805837

"NOT MY CHEETO"  

:lmao:

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18 hours ago, squistion said:

Will this get a bigger crowd than Trump's inauguration? :hophead:

The Boston Globe‏Verified account @BostonGlobe 6h6 hours ago

An anti-Trump rally is planned for Boston Common Saturday afternoon, followed by a march through downtown Boston. 

http://www.bostonglobe.com/metro/2017/11/03/anti-trump-rally-planned-for-boston-common-saturday/IOcmXjTX4qHe5nMtA5KGTP/story.html?s_campaign=bostonglobe%3Asocialflow%3Atwitter

 

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.necn.com/news/new-england/Anti-Trump-Rally-Planned-for-Boston-Common-455173223.html%3famp=y

 

75 people showed up.  

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Idiot

“The reason our stock market is so successful is because of me. I’ve always been great with money”-@realDonaldTrump on AF1 en route to Tokyo

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5 minutes ago, Bucky86 said:

Idiot

“The reason our stock market is so successful is because of me. I’ve always been great with money”-@realDonaldTrump on AF1 en route to Tokyo

Thank god for Donald.

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34 minutes ago, Bucky86 said:

Idiot

“The reason our stock market is so successful is because of me. I’ve always been great with money”-@realDonaldTrump on AF1 en route to Tokyo

And this where the media should always less him with how things were rising under Obama on the same level as the gains now and he claimed it was so bad...

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40 minutes ago, Bucky86 said:

Idiot

“The reason our stock market is so successful is because of me. I’ve always been great with money”-@realDonaldTrump on AF1 en route to Tokyo

He is so stupid as the market is primed for a major correction during his term and him taking responsibility for this is setting him up for the other side of the coin.

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1 minute ago, bagger said:

He is so stupid as the market is primed for a major correction during his term and him taking responsibility for this is setting him up for the other side of the coin.

Any downturn will be blamed on...

the democrats for obstructing his policies 

the investigation into fake news Russia

Obama

or Hillary

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6 minutes ago, sho nuff said:

Any downturn will be blamed on...

the democrats for obstructing his policies 

the investigation into fake news Russia

Obama

or Hillary

Of course, Trump has never taken blame or responsibility for any failures

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51 minutes ago, Bucky86 said:

Idiot

“The reason our stock market is so successful is because of me. I’ve always been great with money”-@realDonaldTrump on AF1 en route to Tokyo

And how many bankruptcies has this guy had? 

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8 minutes ago, sho nuff said:

Any downturn will be blamed on...

the democrats for obstructing his policies 

the investigation into fake news Russia

Obama

or Hillary

Yeah I thought that as I was typing. I sometimes briefly forget he has so shame.

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10 minutes ago, cockroach said:

And how many bankruptcies has this guy had? 

At least 4?

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Just now, Bucky86 said:

At least 4?

I think that's what he admits to, but it's more like 6 or 7.  He just lumps similar casino bankruptcies together. 

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Slouching Toward War With North Korea.

Scary.

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John Brennan, the former head of the C.I.A., estimates the chance of a war with North Korea at 20 to 25 percent.

Joel S. Wit, a Korea expert at Johns Hopkins University, puts it at 40 percent.

Richard Haass, the president of the Council on Foreign Relations, says the odds may be somewhere around 50/50.

...

The Congressional Research Service last month estimated that as many as 300,000 people could die in the first few days of war — and that’s if it remains nonnuclear. If there is a nuclear exchange, “there easily could be a million deaths on the first day,” says Scott Sagan, an international security expert at Stanford.

Sagan says the odds of war “are certainly greater than is widely recognized by the American public.”

...

Security experts overwhelmingly say the least terrible choice is the deal for a freeze on North Korean testing in exchange for reductions in sanctions or U.S.-South Korean military exercises, but at this point it’s not clear that either Washington or Pyongyang would agree to such an arrangement. Deterrence is next best, and war is the worst option. But that’s the option Trump seems headed toward.

 

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2 hours ago, Bucky86 said:

Idiot

“The reason our stock market is so successful is because of me. I’ve always been great with money”-@realDonaldTrump on AF1 en route to Tokyo

We see how confident the Trump crew is with this as he threatens Meuller over looking into his real estate frauds... err deals

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1 hour ago, sho nuff said:
1 hour ago, bagger said:

He is so stupid as the market is primed for a major correction during his term and him taking responsibility for this is setting him up for the other side of the coin.

Any downturn will be blamed on...

the democrats for obstructing his policies 

the investigation into fake news Russia

Obama

or Hillary

The downturn will be blamed on a lack of tax cuts. Tax cuts are the answer to everything.

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Offshore Trove Exposes Trump-Russia Links And Piggy Banks Of The Wealthiest 1 Percent https://www.icij.org/investigations/paradise-papers/paradise-papers-exposes-donald-trump-russia-links-and-piggy-banks-of-the-wealthiest-1-percent/

There's gonna be a lot of dirty laundry coming out of this, similar to the Panama Papers. One nugget is this:

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One offshore web leads to Trump’s commerce secretary, private equity tycoon Wilbur Ross, who has a stake in a shipping company that has received more than $68 million in revenue since 2014 from a Russian energy company co-owned by the son-in-law of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

In all, the offshore ties of more than a dozen Trump advisers, Cabinet members and major donors appear in the leaked data.

I remember Maddow trumpeting this months ago but now it looks like there's some meat on the bones.

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1 hour ago, bananafish said:

Offshore Trove Exposes Trump-Russia Links And Piggy Banks Of The Wealthiest 1 Percent https://www.icij.org/investigations/paradise-papers/paradise-papers-exposes-donald-trump-russia-links-and-piggy-banks-of-the-wealthiest-1-percent/

There's gonna be a lot of dirty laundry coming out of this, similar to the Panama Papers. One nugget is this:

I remember Maddow trumpeting this months ago but now it looks like there's some meat on the bones.

Reading a little about Navigator Holdings, the company doesn't seem out of the ordinary. It operates 33 vessels and frankly receiving 68 mill over three years from Russian energy companies when energy companies pretty much are your only customers for your vessels (who else moves LPG?) is completely within the boundaries of day to day biz.

What the problem is here is that Ross didn't divest his stake with all the other stuff he divested - probably because he thought it was hidden sufficiently well...

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15 minutes ago, msommer said:

Reading a little about Navigator Holdings, the company doesn't seem out of the ordinary. It operates 33 vessels and frankly receiving 68 mill over three years from Russian energy companies when energy companies pretty much are your only customers for your vessels (who else moves LPG?) is completely within the boundaries of day to day biz.

What the problem is here is that Ross didn't divest his stake with all the other stuff he divested - probably because he thought it was hidden sufficiently well...

Oh, another little tidbit I did not see at first. Another shareholder in Navigator Holding is one of the oligarchs already on the sanction list (Leonid Mikhelson). Although "doing business with" and "owning shares in the same company" are not necessarily synonymous

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On 11/3/2017 at 4:14 PM, massraider said:

12 days in Asia. Here's hoping our president doesn't make Chinese eyes or Asian driver jokes for next two weeks.

Welp, how long did that last?

"The U.S. president said he could not understand why a country of samurai warriors did not shoot down the missiles, the sources said."

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2 hours ago, elbowrm said:

This administration's malevolence is exceeded only by its incompetence.

Thank god for this silver lining.

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2 hours ago, elbowrm said:

This administration's malevolence is exceeded only by its incompetence.

This is Ben Witte's punchline for this admin.  "Malevolence tempered by incompetence". :thumbup:

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On 5/17/2017 at 11:49 PM, David Dodds said:

Good read from Cernovich how Trump is about to lose a bunch more of his staff on May 20th:

https://medium.com/@Cernovich/may-massacre-johnny-destefano-to-purge-trump-supporters-on-may-22nd-2c00b57e418c

 

 

 

More quality stuff from Cernovich?

https://twitter.com/brooklynmarie/status/927275042844459008

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New report alleges that Trump was behind a plot to block Jon Bon Jovi from buying Buffalo Bills in 2014

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At the heart of the effort was the creation of a fan group called 12th Man Thunder that pushed to keep the team in Buffalo and exploited already rampant speculation Bon Jovi planned to move the franchise to Canada.

Among the group's antics in the spring of 2014 were the collection of thousands of petition signatures and distribution of "Bon Jovi Free Zone" posters calling for a boycott of his music in bars, shops and on radio stations. All of it received widespread media coverage, including from The Associated Press.

But according to Michael Caputo, a Buffalo public relations consultant who would go on to work on Trump's presidential campaign, Trump himself came up with the idea for the group at a Trump Tower meeting in early 2014 as a way to tap into widespread fan anxiety at the time over a potential Bills move to Canada.

"Mr. Trump was convinced that the community wouldn't stand for a move," Caputo told the AP. "So he sent me off to try to organize something with local fans to get that rolling."

Hmmm. Creating a fake grassroots organization and then spreading disinformation via social media....what a novel concept.

The funniest part is that Trump thought he could lowball the Bills once Bon Jovi was eliminated from consideration. But then someone else came along and bid $1.4 Billion and he had to slink away with his tail between his legs.

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2 minutes ago, timschochet said:

You think Trump will propose an instant solution to this shooting the way he did after New York? 

Nope, I don’t either. 

He’s too busy calling Japan an ancient culture.

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29 minutes ago, Sheriff Bart said:

This is real isn't it? 

I think we are at the point where any of us could dream up some moronic #### someone would do and Trump's actions will follow to the T.

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