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By XogGyux
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jimjam wrote:Here's Portsmouth N.H. tomorrow ……. not much of a "tropical storm" :lol:

11 am
74°
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12 pm
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2 pm
79°
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3 pm
79°
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Come on bro, we both know it is the crowd size. The guy is having a confidence panic attack.
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By jimjam
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Get a load of this ^ beauty. He belongs to the Trump Gang and just got a get out of jail free card from the Godfather. We can only hope he had a few nights in a filthy cell with the stink of urine in the air. :)

I believe Trump has read the writing on the wall and is expecting to be defeated badly in the election so whatever political restraints he had acquiesced to from his advisors are now out the window.
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By jimjam
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XogGyux wrote:Come on bro, we both know it is the crowd size. The guy is having a confidence panic attack.

I know, I know. I live about 50 miles north of the N.H. Trumpflop and there ain't no talk of "Tropical Storms" around here. We had some rain today and none forecast for tomorrow.

Even the Republican governor of N.H. was down as a no show.
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By jimjam
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Drlee wrote:Trump commuted Stone's sentence tonight. Barr fired another prosecutor. The entire republican Senate and house is corrupt. Not a soul speaking out. There is not a testicle among them. If they don't there will be a shit ton of them heading to jail.


SDNY has a shit ton of charges awaiting Don The Con after he hits the street :)
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By XogGyux
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So with the recent judgment that the president is not immune... shocker!
I cannot but wonder why did he have to open THIS can of worm? Seems like shooting himself in the foot, then putting salt and lemon juice and lava and then shooting the foot again. :lol:
Now the doors are open for indictments, something that until this ruling seemed "off-limits" because of the justice department policy. But with this ruling, this could be fair game now.
The elephant in the room is either self-pardon or resigning and having pence pardon him. The latter seems straightforward, but I do think the self-pardon theory now has even more holes... if the court just ruled that he is not above the law, certainly this means he cannot commit crimes (break the law) and then pardon himself (be above the law). He could have forced himself into a corner of probably having to resign prior to inauguration day should he lose on November. This would also require a good deal of trust on Pence to do so.
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By annatar1914
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Beren wrote:So you think he's going to pardon him, because that's what he can do for him. I'm of the same opinion too. He'll prefer his base to the general public because he can't win without them anyway, if he still hopes to, and it's them he can squeeze some money out of later. Maybe he can get the good will of some people that matter that way as well.


Without all your boilerplate you've attached as a rider to your statement, yes, he's actually commuted Stone's sentence so Stone can go back and clear his name if that is his desire. And I say; ''without all your boilerplate'' because the whole damned thing is a hoax to begin with, the ''Russia collusion'' and much more besides.

I don't listen necessarily to what these people say or write, I look at what they do, and study the patterns and relationships of these people with each other.

Don't you realize that much of this is all theater? It has been for a while, Actors and ''reality'' tv stars playing politicians, and absolutely nobody is more conned by this show than the urbane white liberal cosmopolitans who sneer at the rubes and hicks in ''flyover country'' for falling for President Trump... When they fell in turn for Barack Obama. Same basic Elite ideology, different politician/actors for different types of people that have to be handled. Many of you are the same; @Hindsite and @XogGyux , managed by these Elites.

But ''left'' or ''right'', you all have been falling for all of them since at least as far back as FDR's time, but probably earlier to tell the truth.
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By Hindsite
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jimjam wrote:Image

Get a load of this ^ beauty. He belongs to the Trump Gang and just got a get out of jail free card from the Godfather. We can only hope he had a few nights in a filthy cell with the stink of urine in the air. :)

I believe Trump has read the writing on the wall and is expecting to be defeated badly in the election so whatever political restraints he had acquiesced to from his advisors are now out the window.

President Trump did the right thing again. Roger Stone was being persecuted by the Deep State only for being a supporter of Donald Trump and refusing to tell lies on Trump. REELECT TRUMP 2020.
By Patrickov
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annatar1914 wrote:I don't listen necessarily to what these people say or write, I look at what they do, and study the patterns and relationships of these people with each other.


Quoted for truth. Although I must say that this is not as easy as it sounds for most of us.
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By annatar1914
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Patrickov wrote:Quoted for truth. Although I must say that this is not as easy as it sounds for most of us.


No, it's not easy. But unless one wants to be caught up in an endless maelstrom of partisan hatreds, fears, and rancor, one must do it. It's gotten to the point where perhaps I'm a total cynic when it comes to the rulers in this world, but we have only to use our eyes and we can see that this is largely a kind of game of wealthy and powerful people, the politics.
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By Beren
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XogGyux wrote:Apparently he just did.
Remember, the "law an order" president pardoning criminals, his criminal friends, without this criminal even showing a drop of remorse or even serving a portion of his sentence.
The cognitive dissonance is deafening.

Stone's such a Marvelian figure that he may be the most Marvelian around Trump, including Trump himself, and he enjoys it.

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Where's Batman when we need him? :lol:

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By Rugoz
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annatar1914 wrote:because the whole damned thing is a hoax to begin with


We know Trump Jr.'s emails and we know that Jr. and Manafort went to that meeting, among other things. That's not to say there was collusion, but people who say the investigation was a hoax are freaking idiots.
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By annatar1914
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Rugoz wrote:We know Trump Jr.'s emails and we know that Jr. and Manafort went to that meeting, among other things. That's not to say there was collusion, but people who say the investigation was a hoax are freaking idiots.


I'm not going to get into that meeting or the emails specifically. I know from Trump's actions that there's no possible way in which he could ever seriously be considered a friend of Russia by a sane and unbiased observer of the geopolitical situation. As I said earlier, I don't pay much attention to what the Elites say personally or through their paid mouthpieces and acolytes, I watch what they do or do not do, or obviously and realistically plan to do.

It's how I knew Trump would win in 2016, and how I know that he will win in 2020. It's how I know that US Troops will start to be be primarily stationed in Poland, Romania and Bulgaria rather than Western Europe/Germany in the future, and that when he wins re-election, Iran will be in serious trouble, Venezuela too. Sanctions on various countries will not be lifted, they will be strengthened and tightened. The Ukraine will become a close US ally.

And that will be with President Trump. So much for the ''Russia Hoax''... And it's because the racially obsessed, identity politics and lifestyle politics radical liberals are too stupid, degenerate and malignant, forcing normal, sane and healthy people to side with Trump for their social and political salvation and well being. It'll mean his winning by a better margin than he won by in 2016 even. But people are so deranged and unhinged by the persona Trump has implanted suggestively in their arrogant minds, that they're engaging in fantasies, spending post after post on this thread and others basically engaging in intellectual masturbation. Real people, good and hard working people not drones and degenerates, just see this shit and tune out, quietly waiting until November 3rd to crush the democrats once again...

I almost feel sorry for people on both sides, really. But they've been voting in clowns all my adult life;

Reagan---->Bush----->Clinton----->Bush----->Obama----->Trump

All the same, every single one of them. ''Hope and Change'' my ass. ''Make America Great Again''.... The same Establishment since the start, and anyone who bucks the trend in office gets thrown out or killed.
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By blackjack21
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annatar1914 wrote:All the same, every single one of them.

From a socialist point of view, perhaps. Yet, a Mormon, a Baptist, a Catholic and an Episcopalian look the same to non-Christians. Reagan and Trump don't fit the educational mould of Bush, Clinton, Bush or Obama. It's not just Skull and Bones sorts of things. It's a Yale and Harvard issue as well.

annatar1914 wrote:The same Establishment since the start, and anyone who bucks the trend in office gets thrown out or killed.

Kennedy was part of that establishment and he got killed. The establishment is doing its level best to get Trump thrown out.
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By annatar1914
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@blackjack21, on my comment about the sameness of the Elites occupying the Presidency of the USA;

From a socialist point of view, perhaps. Yet, a Mormon, a Baptist, a Catholic and an Episcopalian look the same to non-Christians.


Although my Socialism (tenuous these days though it is, given the circumstances) does inform my critique of these profoundly Capitalistic men, it is actually a commentary more geared towards being informed by my traditional Orthodox Christianity. All a ''Liberal'' in American politics is, is a more forwards thinking and logical American ''Conservative'', while a political convert to American ''Conservatism'' is is a Liberal that refuses to see those logical consequences, keeps to their stage of Liberalism's evolution, and denies Liberalism's paternity.

Example; Trump for a ''Conservative'' is very pro-LGTBQ, something hard to see for some but blindingly obvious for others.


Reagan and Trump don't fit the educational mould of Bush, Clinton, Bush or Obama. It's not just Skull and Bones sorts of things. It's a Yale and Harvard issue as well.


None of these men particularly need to be ''educated'' for the US Presidency; if anything it would be a paralyzing obstacle at times.


Kennedy was part of that establishment and he got killed. The establishment is doing its level best to get Trump thrown out.


Are they? I rather believe that their ''efforts'' are only strengthening him politically, and at least some of these people cannot be stupid. Again, I'm looking at the results.

Sure, they'll raise a fuss and protest very loudly and throw up a huge virtue-signalling smokescreen; but at the end of the day it is all an act, like professional wrestling. I noticed that even not so long ago during Trump's State of the Union address last year, with Pelosi's dramatic and childish ripping up of the copy of the speech provided. That was theater.
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By Julian658
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Beren wrote:Stone's such a Marvelian figure that he may be the most Marvelian around Trump, including Trump himself, and he enjoys it.


This one should cause SJW psychosis:
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By JohnRawls
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Beren wrote:Stone's such a Marvelian figure that he may be the most Marvelian around Trump, including Trump himself, and he enjoys it.

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Where's Batman when we need him? :lol:

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He reminds me of DR. Strangelove :hmm:
By Doug64
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Here's a column that Trump's enemies should pay attention to:

Democrats, it's too soon to cheer Trump's defeat

    One need not listen hard these days to hear the sound of Democratic pollsters and pundits gleefully cheering that the end of President Donald Trump's term in power is finally in sight -- Joe Biden's Inauguration Day on January 20th, 2021.

    Such Democratic groupthink goes as follows: the Covid-19 pandemic has killed more than 130,000 Americans and shows no signs of letting up; the economy has been plunged into the deepest recession in decades; and amid ongoing protests in the aftermath of George Floyd's death, Democrats are fired up and ready to vote as never before.

    Moreover, a diverse array of national polls couldn't be clearer: Trump is in deep trouble nationally -- with Joe Biden leading him by double digits.

    Democratic strategists seem to believe this means that Biden has successfully cut into the President's support among key parts of his political coalition: white voters, suburban voters, independents and voters who are middle aged and older. And the latest polling shows that even GOP strongholds like Georgia and Texas could be in play this fall.

    It seems Democrats are all too keen on taking a victory lap before they pass the checkered flag.

    Those declaring Trump politically finished should recall the words attributed to the famous American novelist Mark Twain. As the story goes, Twain's death was rumored when his cousin fell ill and reporters couldn't locate him while touring in Europe. Upon learning of his supposed demise, Twain, according to his biographer Albert Bigelow Paine, told a reporter that "the report of my death has been grossly exaggerated."

    As Paine tells it, the rumor appeared to emerge because Twain's cousin, who shared his legal surname of Clements, fell ill and papers were reporting that Twain was possibly dying. The chattering classes may be in for a nasty November surprise. There are lots of reasons to suspect that Donald Trump may be the Mark Twain of American politics -- in that reports of his political demise may be grossly exaggerated.

    Like a modern-day street magician, Trump keeps pulling out new tricks to stymie Democrats at the polls when they least expect it -- as he did this past May when Republicans took back a Congressional seat in deep blue California, the first time the GOP had gained a seat in the state in 22 years.

    Let us be clear: We are political consultants who have spent the better part of the last 20 years working to get scores of Democrats elected across America. It gives us no great joy to think about Trump getting a second term, but here is some of what keeps us awake at night:

    Americans usually don't fire sitting presidents

    Only three sitting US Presidents have been fired in the last 75 years, and that number could easily have been only one. After pardoning Richard Nixon, President Gerald Ford went on lose to Jimmy Carter by a squeaker. Carter barely won Wisconsin and Ohio and a switch of 144,384 votes in New York would have reelected Ford.

    In 1992, Bill Clinton beat George Bush, winning less than half the popular vote (43%), with 19% going to Independent Ross Perot -- a plurality, but not a majority. Since the 1930s, only Ronald Reagan was able to successfully unseat an incumbent president and beat him by a healthy margin -- as a rule, Americans just don't decisively -- or regularly fire sitting presidents.

    Trump's numbers are down by a lot less than one would expect given, well, everything

    Let's state the obvious: America has been turned upside down over the last few months. The country has been all but shut down during the Covid-19 outbreak, and ongoing efforts to combat racism are fundamentally changing America. Sure -- Trump's numbers have taken a hit -- but the problem for Democrats is that they are not down as much as his abysmal performance deserves.

    The latest Fox News poll shows Biden is leading Trump by 12 points, up from a lead of eight points back in May. Bottom line, the country is in tatters and Biden's lead has grown by a paltry four points. No typo -- Biden's lead has increased by just four points as a surge of coronavirus is gripping large swaths of states that typically vote red.

    How is Biden doing today among the White voters without a college degree in the swing states that Trump won in 2016? Biden's support, according to The New York Times / Siena College Poll, has him rising by a single point with this group since October -- that's the extent of the momentum Biden has gotten by winning enough delegates to secure the Democratic nomination in reaction to Trump's poor performance over the last four months. A single point!

    How about non-White voters -- many of whom are taking to the streets and demanding justice and equality? Biden, according to the New York Times/ Siena College poll, has made virtually no gains whatsoever -- up only two points among Black voters from 74% in October 2019 to 76% in the most recent poll and up just one point among Hispanics, from 35% in October 2019 to 36% today.

    In fact, according to an early June NPR / PBS / Marist Poll, 3 in 10 non-White strongly approve or approve of the job Trump is doing as president -- a number that has only declined by a single point since mid-March. And the poll finds that 9% of Black voters are supporting Trump today -- essentially the same level of support The Donald enjoyed in 2016.

    And Biden's margin with the critical emerging Latino segment of the population is not where it should be. He leads by 24 points compared to the 38 point margin Hillary Clinton won them by in 2016.

    So after everything that has happened since the death of George Floyd, including the president's repeated demonization of Black Lives Matter protesters and embrace of racist symbols, Biden is exactly where Clinton was with Black voters -- holding a majority of their support -- and is running less well with Latinos. Biden's margin over Trump is 14 points less than Clinton's was -- not exactly a reassuring reality for us Democrats.

    Summertime polls are not predictions of November results

    Polls conducted over the summer can be unreflective of the general election's outcome. Recall that in July 1988, then-Vice President George H. W. Bush was trailing Michael Dukakis by 17 points and went on to win the election by eight points that November.

    In early September, President Harry Truman was down about 13 points against Thomas Dewey, a race Truman would go on to win.

    And four years ago, polling in June 2016 showed Hillary Clinton ahead of Donald Trump by 12 points, a similar lead to what Biden enjoys today.

    What's the takeaway? Polls are nothing more than a snapshot in time -- they are neither a forecast, much less a prediction.

    Strong economic marks for Trump

    More than any issue voters choose a president on the state of the economy -- and this is the one place where Trump remains strong. According to a Gallup poll, about half of the country approves of his handling of the economy.

    The New York Times/ Siena College poll also shows that in battleground states, Trump's economic approval number is 56% -- hardly an argument for showing him the door.

    Biden is lackluster

    Democratic pundits love to fill the airwaves with praise for Biden who has been running a campaign that is mostly about letting Trump be Trump and not getting in the way of things like his botched US Covid-19 response, refusal to wear a mask in public and his threats against those protesting systemic racism.

    The other way to read that is that the Biden camp seems to have settled on the 2020 election being a referendum on Trump -- Biden simply doesn't need to promote or advocate for his agenda for change. The Lincoln Project -- a coalition of Never Trump GOP consultants -- is running a far more effective campaign to sway public opinion against Trump than the Biden camp at this point.

    Based on Biden's current performance and how he nearly lost the Democratic primary and especially given his poor debate performances, Biden isn't a strong enough candidate to win by himself -- he still needs a big assist from a flailing Donald Trump.

    For Democrats there is a lot at stake these days -- but counting Trump out is a mistake. Democrats need to be ready for the Trump machine to pull out all stops to stay in power. From voter suppression to an October surprise, anything is possible -- and this race is a long way from over.
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By jimjam
#15106828
I live 50 miles north of Portsmouth N.H. where Don The Con cancelled his trumpfest today out of caution because a "tropical storm" was approaching. :hmm: Today's weather was mostly sunny with maybe a 5 or 10 mph breeze. :?: trump and his gang are a laughing stock …. for sure. Maybe the next trumpfest will be cancelled due to possible earth quakes.
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By quetzalcoatl
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Julian658 wrote:This one should cause SJW psychosis:
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It's not really a white-power symbol, see - it's actually just a reference to the circle game. The circle game is a big favorite among Proud Boys and former Trump advisers.
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