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54 minutes ago, Jackstraw said:

https://www.thedailybeast.com/trump-threatens-pennsylvania-gov-tom-wolf-he-wont-help-covid-hit-state-because-he-didnt-help-his-campaign

It's hard to adequately say how absolutely gobsmacking bonkers disqualifying this should be. Trump would withhold federal help for American citizens because the Governor made him mad. And its not even a top line story for this President. We've become numb. 

 

President Donald Trump escalated his attacks on Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Monday, threatening to not come to the state’s aid as the deadly COVID-19 pandemic continues to plague it. “So Tom Wolf, next time give us a little notice, governor,” Trump said Monday at the Allentown rally appearance, claiming “your governor made it almost impossible for us to find any site” for the event. “And I’ll remember it, Tom. I’m going to remember it, Tom. ‘Hello, Mr. President, this is Gov. Wolf, I need help, I need help.’ You know what? These people are bad.”

I'd posted this quote of his in the election thread.  How dumb is it to say this a week before the election ...and to say it in a key battleground state like PA?!?

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3 minutes ago, tri-man 47 said:

I'd posted this quote of his in the election thread.  How dumb is it to say this a week before the election ...and to say it in a key battleground state like PA?!?

The really dumb part is Biden not capitalizing on it. The Dems should be hammering every media outlet with Trump's quote, with Biden following up with "I promise not to withhold aid from any state. We're in this together."

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19 minutes ago, [scooter] said:

The really dumb part is Biden not capitalizing on it. The Dems should be hammering every media outlet with Trump's quote, with Biden following up with "I promise not to withhold aid from any state. We're in this together."

He has said things like this before with other governors (and even briefly withheld federal funds for fire relief in California) and people pay attention for that news cycle, then it is quickly forgotten after Trump says something equally outrageous or worse.

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“After the election, we’ll get the greatest stimulus package you’ve ever seen,” Trump told reporters outside the White House...

Sure, right along side the middle class tax cuts, new perfect heath care system and completed wall.   Unreal, how can anyone fall for this routine any more.

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5 minutes ago, squistion said:

Are you kidding me?

https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1321208826628960260

DETROIT (AP) -- Judge blocks Election Day ban on the open carry of guns near Michigan polling places.

Anything to keep people from voting the guy out. Maybe they can bring in the militia guys that aren't currently in jail for trying to kidnap their governor.

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Oddly favorable business dealings and special breaks given to Trump by the banks related to his Chicago development.  Quality guy here - he get behind on the construction, the bank calls the loan that's due, and he sues them for predatory practices.  Eventually, hundreds of millions of the loans are forgiven (why?), but he doesn't pay taxes on the loan forgiveness due to offsetting losses from his other business interests.  :loco:  

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4 hours ago, squistion said:

Are you kidding me?

https://twitter.com/kylegriffin1/status/1321208826628960260

DETROIT (AP) -- Judge blocks Election Day ban on the open carry of guns near Michigan polling places.

Can’t carry a knife with a blade over 4 inches long but can carry any damn gun I want anywhere I want. Seems reasonable. 

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Sounds like his rally in Omaha went great. He left the crowd stranded in freezing weather miles from their cars. Multiple reports of medical issues to Omaha EMS. He bussed them several miles from the parking lot to the tarmac but apparently didn’t have busses to take them back. Great team he has got there.

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43 minutes ago, Kal El said:

Saw he was urging voters to change their votes if they've already voted. Does he not understand why we're voting for Biden in the first place?

 

1 hour ago, Ilov80s said:

Sounds like his rally in Omaha went great. He left the crowd stranded in freezing weather miles from their cars. Multiple reports of medical issues to Omaha EMS. He bussed them several miles from the parking lot to the tarmac but apparently didn’t have busses to take them back. Great team he has got there.

That's the micro version of the vision he has for America. Soon we will all be left stranded in the cold.

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2 hours ago, Ilov80s said:

Sounds like his rally in Omaha went great. He left the crowd stranded in freezing weather miles from their cars. Multiple reports of medical issues to Omaha EMS. He bussed them several miles from the parking lot to the tarmac but apparently didn’t have busses to take them back. Great team he has got there.

This administration has been bad for a lot of reasons.  Permanently ruining the concept of a metaphor is one that we're going to be living with for a long time.

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4 hours ago, Ilov80s said:

Sounds like his rally in Omaha went great. He left the crowd stranded in freezing weather miles from their cars. Multiple reports of medical issues to Omaha EMS. He bussed them several miles from the parking lot to the tarmac but apparently didn’t have busses to take them back. Great team he has got there.

Brutal :(

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3 minutes ago, Joe Summer said:

This is illegal in 45 states, including Nebraska and Iowa.

Can't do it in Florida, but considering how little he knows about proper election procedure, it makes sense that he'd suggest it.

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7 hours ago, McBokonon said:

People, these people, they get hypothermia but then it goes away like a miracle.

"I got warm immediately on Air Force One. it's like a cure. these people should have just gotten into their own private jets to warm up."

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The doctor who Trump re-tweeted who said that sex with demons makes you sick and that hydroxychloroquine cures Covid is speaking at a Trump rally in Texas tonight.

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8 minutes ago, -fish- said:

The doctor who Trump re-tweeted who said that sex with demons makes you sick and that hydroxychloroquine cures Covid is speaking at a Trump rally in Texas tonight.

Well that's going to be tough for Biden to compete with. 

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58 minutes ago, -fish- said:

The doctor who Trump re-tweeted who said that sex with demons makes you sick and that hydroxychloroquine cures Covid is speaking at a Trump rally in Texas tonight.

Let's hope he doesn't start saying, "Oo Ee, Oo ah ah, ting tang, walla walla bing bang."

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5 minutes ago, Kal El said:

Let's hope he doesn't start saying, "Oo Ee, Oo ah ah, ting tang, walla walla bing bang."

Wow. Holy ####. I haven't heard that in probably 20 years. Lmao

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1 hour ago, -fish- said:

The doctor who Trump re-tweeted who said that sex with demons makes you sick and that hydroxychloroquine cures Covid is speaking at a Trump rally in Texas tonight.

In fairness, this somewhat makes sense...

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17 minutes ago, Kal El said:

Let's hope he doesn't start saying, "Oo Ee, Oo ah ah, ting tang, walla walla bing bang."

He said to put the lime in the coconut....just make sure the coconut wasn’t harvested using forced monkey labor. 

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3 minutes ago, Snorkelson said:
5 minutes ago, Zow said:

In fairness, this somewhat makes sense...

Sex with demons makes you sick. Let’s see you disprove it.

Easy.  I've had sex with my wife at LEAST a dozen times over the last few decades.  And I feel great.  

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6 minutes ago, Snorkelson said:

Sex with demons makes you sick. Let’s see you disprove it. 

Oh no I totally agree with the rationale behind the hypothesis. 

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1 hour ago, Mookie said:

Like most else this administration does, "Drain the Swamp" means making it even more swampy.  Openly condemn that which you yourself are guilty of. 

Trumpjection

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19 hours ago, Mookie said:

Like most else this administration does, "Drain the Swamp" means making it even more swampy.  Openly condemn that which you yourself are guilty of. 

I think they are trying to drain it by making it overflow and then maybe hoping some kind of suction/siphon deal kicks in.  

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Gotta love this one.  Here is Trump leaning into Covid conspiracy territory at a rally today in Michigan like a real scu ...errr...not a very honest person.

TRUMP: “You know, our doctors get more money if someone dies from COVID, you know that right?”  (https://twitter.com/timjhogan/status/1322246965808291840?s=20)

But wait it gets better!  What he (poorly and conspiracy minded-ly) is referring to is the CARES Act which provides a 20% increase paid to hospitals via Medicare for COVID-19 patients, because of increased cost of treating.

The CARES Act which he signed and championed and bragged about! 

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Donald J. Trump

@realDonaldTrump

We are marshalling the full power of government and society to achieve victory over the virus. Together, we will endure, we will prevail, and we will WIN! #CARESAct

5:13 PM · Mar 27, 2020·Twitter for iPhone

 

 

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At his rally today in Wisconsin, Trump started telling a story about how a friend of his told him he's the most famous man in the world but he said no, and the friend said yes but he said no again, Jesus Christ is more famous.

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https://twitter.com/theGarrettPM/status/1322299248038178816 (video clip at link)

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