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Old May 19th 2017, 07:37 PM
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Default Trump Regime - Part II

The original thread seems to have something wrong with it and I have locked it.

Consider this an open thread for discussing the Trump Administration.
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Old May 19th 2017, 10:53 PM
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Man I've been in meetings and driving from Chicago all day. Time to hop on twitter I guess.
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Old May 24th 2017, 06:24 PM
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It is getting to the point of, what can one say or even discuss about Trump and his Administration? This is just a huge trainwreck on so many levels.
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Old May 29th 2017, 07:12 AM
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I've resolved to use Starbucks coffee to make myself feel better about a commerce-hypnotized political new age.

Things felt more 'mature' when the United Nations was founded, but now we wrestle with Wall Street, NATO, the European Union, Samsung, and Facebook!

Here's a common political criticism: "Trump was elected by zombies."





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Old Jun 6th 2017, 11:10 AM
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World class YIKES on this one.

http://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-tu...ates-cut-ties/

Nevermind that we have a 10,000 person military base there.
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well... that testimony was fun. I was really expecting a rather boring hearing. Turned out that Comey was coming out swinging. My two major highlights were

1. Comey basically acting more like prosecutor than witness. This isn't a bad thing, just interesting

2. Comey admitting that he leaked the memos in order to get a special prosecutor. That he leaked the memos was something that was quite clear. That he had a goal in mind was pretty a pretty incredible thing to admit.
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Old Jun 8th 2017, 06:21 PM
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well... that testimony was fun. I was really expecting a rather boring hearing. Turned out that Comey was coming out swinging. My two major highlights were

1. Comey basically acting more like prosecutor than witness. This isn't a bad thing, just interesting

2. Comey admitting that he leaked the memos in order to get a special prosecutor. That he leaked the memos was something that was quite clear. That he had a goal in mind was pretty a pretty incredible thing to admit.
Very interesting. I've not had time to read up about it yet.
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Sessions is apparently testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee today in a fairly last-minute change of plans. Like Comey, he's asked that it be a public testimony rather than a closed door affair. It will be interesting to see if he's coming as a loyal Trump soldier to try and mitigate the damage from Comey, if he's just trying to end speculation related to his roll in things, or if he's decided it's time to intentionally put some distance between himself and the president. Reports are that he's already offered to resign once.
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Old Jun 29th 2017, 06:07 PM
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Looks like the Republican's second attempt to kill Obamacare and replace it with some horror story of public policy is going to fail.

It is rather amazing that the Republicans control the House, Senate and White House but can't pass the bill they've been campaigning for like 8 years.
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We'll see, I guess. It looked like the House bill was dead too, but they managed to get something through after all. Trump is going to be desperate to make something happen before the end of the year.
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