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Re: US Politics 2017

Unread postby Lightbringer » 22nd November, 2017, 9:40 am

If Bernie Sanders is as smart as I think he is and puts party and country before himself, he will run but stop before the elections and openly endorse another candidate and urge voters to vote there.
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Re: US Politics 2017

Unread postby Togetik » 2nd December, 2017, 7:31 am

The republicans managed to pass their clusterfuck of a tax bill that no one got to read until a few hours before the vote. Big parts of it are completely illegible because they're scribbled on to the margins in pen, and overall it's a giant mess.

Only one republican voted against it, which just shows how morally corrupt they are as a whole of they're willing to pass this bill. It helps absolutely no one but the mega rich (It literally has a clause giving you reimbursements for the operation costs of private jets, and singles out on specific republican donor college for tax cuts), will drive the deficit deeper, strips benefits from the poor to the extreme and cuts very large amounts of benefits for pretty much everyone in ways that will directly hurt people.

There's so much insidious, awful shit in there and more is still coming out as handwriting is deciphered and full implications of some of the things in there are thought of. It's absolutely mind boggling that something so harmful would be allowed to pass. I have to single out people like Mcain that were praised to high heaven for opposing the Obamacare destruction bills because this tax bill literally contains big swathes of the things in that bill, and yet people like him are so spineless and hold party loyalty above the american people that they're willing to pass it anyway, as long as it can be done sneakily
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Re: US Politics 2017

Unread postby ConnorM » 13th December, 2017, 2:56 am

It turns out that there is, in fact, some modicum of decency in this world.
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Re: US Politics 2017

Unread postby JonathanT88 » 6th January, 2018, 7:36 am

So how accurate do you think that book was?
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby CRUSTY SEA MILF » 6th January, 2018, 9:04 pm

I haven't read it but I might buy it later this month, all I know is that its causing Trump to have a hissy fit.
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby Adyuto » 7th January, 2018, 8:16 am

I think parts of it might be accurate. The relationship dynamics between Ivanka and the rest of the Administration appears to be true based off of previous reporting. I would have to read the book and compare it to the new stories released thus far to determine its credibility.
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby Woollyhoolly » 7th January, 2018, 8:21 am

I cba to read the book but the fact that trumps having a fit proves that trumps a childish incompetent president
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby Squipel » 7th January, 2018, 2:19 pm

I feel like i ought to get it, because he's whinging about it.
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby TheBrunswickian » 7th January, 2018, 6:34 pm

I, too, want a 24 hour gorilla fight channel
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby TheBrunswickian » 7th January, 2018, 6:34 pm

Woollyhoolly wrote:I cba to read the book but the fact that trumps having a fit proves that trumps a childish incompetent president

this didnt need to be proven
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby GradymaybeGaydy » 21st January, 2018, 11:36 pm

I think Trump is great and the liberal media is just hating on Trump because they wanted an unfit and criminal to lead the United States (Hilary Clilton).
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby TheBrunswickian » 22nd January, 2018, 4:29 am

GradymaybeGaydy wrote:>they wanted an unfit and criminal to lead the United States

lmao well they got what they wanted in Herr Trump
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby Woollyhoolly » 22nd January, 2018, 6:02 am

I'd rather have someone who hid some emails than someone whose team actively cooperated with the russians to rig the us election.
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby Dolly » 22nd January, 2018, 5:52 pm

Woollyhoolly wrote:I'd rather have someone who hid some emails than someone whose team actively cooperated with the russians to rig the us election.


thats funny cuz there's no proof that trump colluded with russians

Hillary did a lot more than hide emails...
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby TheBrunswickian » 22nd January, 2018, 7:33 pm

Dolly wrote:
Woollyhoolly wrote:I'd rather have someone who hid some emails than someone whose team actively cooperated with the russians to rig the us election.


thats funny cuz there's no proof that trump colluded with russians

see it would be funny if there wasnt a deliberate denial of the evidence.
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby Dolly » 22nd January, 2018, 9:42 pm

TheBrunswickian wrote:
Dolly wrote:
Woollyhoolly wrote:I'd rather have someone who hid some emails than someone whose team actively cooperated with the russians to rig the us election.


thats funny cuz there's no proof that trump colluded with russians

see it would be funny if there wasnt a deliberate denial of the evidence.


show me one shred of evidence
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby TheBrunswickian » 23rd January, 2018, 6:09 am

Dolly wrote:
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Dolly wrote:
Woollyhoolly wrote:I'd rather have someone who hid some emails than someone whose team actively cooperated with the russians to rig the us election.


thats funny cuz there's no proof that trump colluded with russians

see it would be funny if there wasnt a deliberate denial of the evidence.


show me one shred of evidence

four criminal indictments
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby Dolly » 23rd January, 2018, 11:03 am

TheBrunswickian wrote:
Dolly wrote:
TheBrunswickian wrote:
Dolly wrote:
Woollyhoolly wrote:I'd rather have someone who hid some emails than someone whose team actively cooperated with the russians to rig the us election.


thats funny cuz there's no proof that trump colluded with russians

see it would be funny if there wasnt a deliberate denial of the evidence.


show me one shred of evidence

four criminal indictments


criminal indictments that aren't tied to any actual collusion between Trump and Russia

the only "evidence" that exists is that some Russian people spent $10,000 in Facebook ads to promote politically incorrect t-shirts lmfao
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby Togetik » 25th January, 2018, 6:37 pm

Dolly wrote:the only "evidence" that exists is that some Russian people spent $10,000 in Facebook ads to promote politically incorrect t-shirts lmfao


I mean, only if we're ignoring the accepted fact that Russia interfered with the election.There's no debating that, it's what the US intelligence community accepts and it's what was presented to Obama, although due to Mitch McConnell threats to turn it into a partisan issue if he publicly revealed it, there wasn't a bipartisan response.

We also have to ignore Flynn and Papadopoulos being charged for lying to the FBI about their contacts with Russians, Flynn's talks about lowering sanctions with russian representatives, Trump Jr's emails where he explicitly said he was willing to collude, Jeff Sessions lying about Russian connections under oath, ect ect ect

To still be pretending that nothing happened this far into things feels like a very lazy bout of dishonesty
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Re: US Politics 2017: Fire and Fury

Unread postby TheBrunswickian » 25th January, 2018, 8:55 pm

HE TRIED TO FIRE MUELLER IN JUNE LAST YEAR
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