Impeachment

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Re: Impeachment

Post by Mori Chu » Wed May 20, 2020 3:05 pm

Our federal government was not designed to survive what we are currently facing: a US President who has no regard for the rule of law and no concern for the well-being of half (or all) of the country's citizens; a political party comprising almost half the country that is willing to supplicate itself to said President; and a collection of partisan, unqualified justices and judges installed by that President who are willing to intentionally misinterpret the law to suit his whims.

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Re: Impeachment

Post by Nodack » Wed May 20, 2020 7:18 pm

Indy wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 9:19 am
Nodack wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 6:46 am
I don’t think they ever thought a US President could possibly be this corrupt.
Not sure about that since I think they were created as a result of Nixon. And I mean after Teapot Dome, a cabinet member went to prison for accepting bribes.
Nixon was a Boy Scout compared to the shit Trump is pulling off.

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Re: Impeachment

Post by Superbone » Wed May 20, 2020 8:14 pm

Nodack wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 7:18 pm
Indy wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 9:19 am
Nodack wrote:
Wed May 20, 2020 6:46 am
I don’t think they ever thought a US President could possibly be this corrupt.
Not sure about that since I think they were created as a result of Nixon. And I mean after Teapot Dome, a cabinet member went to prison for accepting bribes.
Nixon was a Boy Scout compared to the shit Trump is pulling off.
Nixon is rolling in his grave.
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Re: Impeachment

Post by ShelC » Thu May 21, 2020 4:50 am

Nixon, nor the government, was this corrupted by greed. Power? Sure. But this is all about wealth.

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Re: Impeachment

Post by Indy » Thu May 21, 2020 7:11 am

Remember that Nixon literally said: "when the president does it, that means that it is not illegal."

Couple this with CU and that is how we got here.

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Re: Impeachment

Post by ShelC » Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:07 am

Haven't been sure where to put these and I don't follow a ton of political things on twitter (have muted a bunch of words actually) but she shows up on my TL from RTs and I always get a kick because she nails the facial expressions while lip syncing. Check out her other videos if you like:


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Re: Impeachment

Post by Indy » Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:22 am

ShelC wrote:
Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:07 am
Haven't been sure where to put these and I don't follow a ton of political things on twitter (have muted a bunch of words actually) but she shows up on my TL from RTs and I always get a kick because she nails the facial expressions while lip syncing. Check out her other videos if you like:

There is something about seeing someone's words this way that puts it in a different context.

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Re: Impeachment

Post by ShelC » Wed Jun 03, 2020 6:24 am

Exactly. As ridiculous as he normally sounds, it really puts the emphasis on the word salad/jumbling and complete nonsense that comes out unless he's reading off a teleprompter or prepared statement.

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Re: Impeachment

Post by Superbone » Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:52 am

Yet another Cooper! ;) Yes, I've been seeing these too. She's great. This one is so funny because Trump is obviously acting like a 2nd grader who got caught being asked about something he knows nothing about. Some great, classic deflections in there. "I don't want to get into it. It's too personal." and "I'd say I like them equally." Idiot.
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Re: Impeachment

Post by Superbone » Wed Jun 03, 2020 8:58 am

Reminds me of the movie, Mr. Mom. "220/221 Volts. Whatever it takes."
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Re: Impeachment

Post by Flagrant Fowl » Wed Jun 03, 2020 4:39 pm

His whole faux-Christian act is repulsive, and I'm not even particularly religious. He can't even lie well about something so easy to lie about to people who are begging to appease him. He's too stupid to just say that he likes John 3:16, the most commonly referenced verse in the Bible. I'd bet if there were a book of Donald, he'd think it was written about him.

I wish we had a metric to show how incredibly dumb someone would need to be to believe Trump actually knows anything about any religion.
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Re: Impeachment

Post by Nodack » Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:36 pm

John Bolton’s book is about to come out. Trump and Barr are trying to stop it. An advance copy has been sent to the press so, it doesn’t really matter. I am not a fan of Bolton in any way. His book is filled with some bombshells but, this is Trump. Nobody on the R cares what he does. Bolton had the nerve for going after the House for not trying to impeach Trump on more charges than they did.

You could have done the right thing and testified. You chose to instead refused the subpoena so you could wait and sell more books. His testimony wouldn’t have made any difference anyway to the Senate.

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Re: Impeachment

Post by ShelC » Wed Jun 17, 2020 5:50 pm

Yea it's sad that Trump's gotten away with everything. He's a legit threat to our democracy and other dictators like Xi are just playing him to hurt the US. This goes beyond normal politics but the Rs would rather stay in power. At this point, I doubt anything Bolton puts out will change a Trump voter's mind on him. Some GOP groups are coming out against Trump but his base is his base. You either acknowledge what he and Barr and McConnell are doing or you just don't care and are voting for him and the R's regardless. I still don't think he leaves office if he loses. He'll do everything he can to cheat to win or challenge the results. We'll see if America is strong enough to withstand this come November.

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Re: Impeachment

Post by Flagrant Fowl » Wed Jun 17, 2020 6:25 pm

John Bolton is a piece of shit.

Maybe the things he's written about Trump are true, maybe they're not. It doesn't matter because John Bolton is a piece of shit.
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Re: Impeachment

Post by Mori Chu » Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:35 am

That Bolton anecdote about Chinese President Xi is pretty stunning. Xi told Trump that he was working to build concentration camps for 1 million Uigur Muslims in China. Trump reportedly said that was exactly the right thing to do and encouraged Xi. Oof. Horrible.

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Re: Impeachment

Post by Superbone » Thu Jun 18, 2020 6:47 pm

Mori Chu wrote:
Thu Jun 18, 2020 8:35 am
That Bolton anecdote about Chinese President Xi is pretty stunning. Xi told Trump that he was working to build concentration camps for 1 million Uigur Muslims in China. Trump reportedly said that was exactly the right thing to do and encouraged Xi. Oof. Horrible.
He's a horrible human being if you haven't figured it out already.
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Re: Impeachment

Post by 3rdside » Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:38 am

Blumenthal sounds like Barr is dead man walking ...


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Re: Impeachment

Post by Mori Chu » Sun Jun 28, 2020 9:01 am

I mean, only if the rule of law applies to him, which I'm not sure that it does.

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