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  • Originally posted by surfgun View Post

    You may end up on the wrong end of the cancel culture... be careful.
    Lefties are pulling down statues of Teddy Roosevelt now.
    If a Republican could be tied in anyway to Slavery, the press would pound them into oblivion.
    Lefties are dumb sh!ts just like righties are dumb sh!ts. Any other questions?

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    • Originally posted by tbm3fan View Post

      Lefties are dumb sh!ts just like righties are dumb sh!ts. Any other questions?
      Where can we middle-of-the-roadies get some good sh!t ?
      Asking for a friend ...
      Trust me?
      I'm an economist!

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      • [Where can we middle-of-the-roadies get some good sh!t ?
        Asking for a friend ...
        speaking as a mostly-middle-of-the-roadie, I remember when the media and parts of the center-left commentariat was slobbering all over Paul Ryan for being a "wonk"...now that was good shit.
        There is a cult of ignorance in the United States, and there has always been. The strain of anti-intellectualism has been a constant thread winding its way through our political and cultural life, nurtured by the false notion that democracy means that "My ignorance is just as good as your knowledge."- Isaac Asimov

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        • Originally posted by DOR View Post

          Where can we middle-of-the-roadies get some good sh!t ?
          Asking for a friend ...
          Good question. That is tough since growing of the good stuff has been hard hit by by lack of good seed that is resistance to disease and pestilence in order to prosper.

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          • Originally posted by tbm3fan View Post

            Good question. That is tough since growing of the good stuff has been hard hit by by lack of good seed that is resistance to disease and pestilence in order to prosper.
            And, Humbolt County — veggie HQ — keeps burning
            Trust me?
            I'm an economist!

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            • Awkward moment Fox News host asks White House spokesman why no GOP surrogates are campaigning for Trump



              Donald Trump’s lack of political support on the campaign trail was highlighted by Fox News on Wednesday morning, with the host asking where the surrogates were, and describing the president as “a one-man band”.

              Brian Kilmeade spoke to White House spokesman Alyssa Farah on Fox & Friends, and noted something unusual about Trump’s campaign rallies.

              “Here’s the thing I don’t understand,” he said. "He still has 85 per cent support among Republicans, maybe higher. And now you have almost all these governors outside of Governor Hogan that are big supporters of his from Doug Ducey to former Governor Rick Scott.

              "Where are the surrogates?

              "Where is Senator Rick Scott? Where is Senator Marco Rubio? Where is Senator Tim Scott? Where is Jim Jordan? It seems like the president is a one-man band with 20 days to go.

              "I’m just not used to seeing this type of solo act, especially for an established president who has seen the loyalty before. Is there plans to get them out?”


              Farah replied that the president’s children are out on the campaign trail, with Don Jr, Ivanka and Eric all hosting events.

              “Something we’re also proud of is we’ve got all of the president’s children deployed into the states, talking about his record, the policies he’s enacted for the American people,” she said. “So, there are vocal supporters of his out there in the states making his case.”

              Kilmeade remarked: “But he’s going to have to adopt quite a few kids with 50 states and so many in play. I just don’t know if there’s any help planned.”

              Farah insisted: “We’ve got help on the way. We’ve got a lot of folks really eager to make his case to the American public.”

              Kilmeade’s questions came as multiple publications reported that Republicans were seeking to distance themselves from the president, who according to RealClearPolitics’ latest tally of polls is trailing his rival Joe Biden by 9.8 per cent.

              Mitch McConnell, the leader of the Senate, and his top lieutenant, Senator John Cornyn, have both offered critical assessments of the administration’s botched response to the coronavirus pandemic, with McConnell being at pains to stress that he has not set foot in the White House grounds since August.


              Lindsey Graham, senator for South Carolina, and Susan Collins, senator for Maine, are both facing the real possibility of losing their seats in November, and broke with Trump last week over his decision — since reversed — to call off negotiations with House Democrats over a coronavirus relief package.

              Thom Tillis, the North Carolina senator who tested positive for coronavirus after attending the White House “super-spreader” celebration of Amy Coney Barrett on September 26, apologised for not wearing a face mask, admitting it had been foolish.

              And at a debate last week, Martha McSally, senator for Arizona, evaded repeatedly when asked whether she was proud of her support for Trump, in an excruciating clip which has since gone viral.

              “I’m proud that I’m fighting for Arizonans on things like cutting your taxes,” McSally said.

              Asked again, she repeated: “I’m proud to be fighting for Arizona every single day, putting legislation on President Trump’s desk. You look at the legislation we put on his desk, it’s to cut Arizonans’ taxes.”
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              This article reminds me of something....can't remember what though....

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              If Trump loses, we're going to get whiplash from the Republicans that say they never even heard of him.

              My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.

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              • So basically its Uday, Qusay, the one he wants to shag, her hubby, Rudy, some computer repairer from Delaware and that scary, shouty woman who used to go out with the Governor of California. Yep, that is the A team right there!
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                • Originally posted by Bigfella View Post
                  So basically its Uday, Qusay, the one he wants to shag, her hubby, Rudy, some computer repairer from Delaware and that scary, shouty woman who used to go out with the Governor of California. Yep, that is the A team right there!
                  Farah insisted: “We’ve got help on the way. We’ve got a lot of folks really eager to make his case to the American public.”
                  Let's see, millions of American have already voted, actual Election Day is just over two weeks away (might as well be tomorrow) and....."we've got help on the on the way".

                  What in the blue hell are they waiting for, Arbor Day?
                  My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.

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                  • Mary Trump Predicts How Donald Trump Would React To An Election Loss

                    Mary Trump said her uncle Donald Trump is in for a “rough ride” should his Democratic opponent Joe Biden win the presidential election.

                    On Tuesday, CNN host Don Lemon asked the president’s niece — a clinical psychologist who published a tell-all book about her uncle and family in July — how she thinks Trump might react if he loses his reelection bid, given his upbringing and “who he is.”

                    The president, who has been trailing Biden in the polls, told a rally audience in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday that Biden is the worst presidential candidate of all time. He said it would be “disgusting” if he lost to the Democrat.

                    If Trump does end up losing, “he’s setting himself up to look really bad,” his niece assessed. “He’s not going to take it well. Losing is not an acceptable thing in my family. My grandfather set his business up and his family up as a zero-sum game, and that meant only one person could win and everybody else needed to lose.”

                    “In order to win, Donald was trained to do everything it took, whether it’s lying, cheating or stealing.”

                    She also said that for the first time in his life, her uncle has almost nobody left to bail him out ― a pressure she said he’s very unfamiliar with.

                    Trump’s niece characterized the president’s recent behavior ― including a desperate plea at Tuesday’s rally for suburban women to “please like me” ― as being “uncharacteristically obviously weak” and something he would typically have criticized others for.
                    __________

                    It's also been pretty obvious that (A.) Donald Trump is a whiny coward and (B.) the closer to Election Day, the more unhinged he'll get.

                    But I never imagined he'd turn into a begging little bitch, especially not pleading for women of all people to like him.

                    It's certainly a long way from "When you're a star you can do anything you want....grab 'em by the pussy!"
                    My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.

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                    • Originally posted by TopHatter View Post

                      It's certainly a long way from "When you're a star you can do anything you want....grab 'em by the pussy!"
                      Yep, pussy got some claws now...

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                      • Originally posted by TopHatter View Post



                        Let's see, millions of American have already voted, actual Election Day is just over two weeks away (might as well be tomorrow) and....."we've got help on the on the way".

                        What in the blue hell are they waiting for, Arbor Day?
                        He's hoping for another Comey-style 'October Surprise'. Unfortunately for him Barr seems finally to have worked out that life post-Trump won't be helped by him cooking up some BS scandal about Biden. Whatever people might think of his ideas & judgement, Biden's time in public office hasn't exactly been packed with the sort of scandals that nuke a 5-10 point lead inside 2 weeks.

                        Indeed, every time Trump tries to smear him with the misdeeds (real or alleged) of Hunter, it is a reminder that the first family (well, the adult kids anyways) have had their heads in the trough up to their ankles since day one. I really hope Congress, the Justice Dept & anyone else who feels like it spend the next decade dismantling the Trump family corrupt enerprise by corrupt enterprise.
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                        • Originally posted by Bigfella View Post

                          He's hoping for another Comey-style 'October Surprise'. Unfortunately for him Barr seems finally to have worked out that life post-Trump won't be helped by him cooking up some BS scandal about Biden. Whatever people might think of his ideas & judgement, Biden's time in public office hasn't exactly been packed with the sort of scandals that nuke a 5-10 point lead inside 2 weeks.

                          Indeed, every time Trump tries to smear him with the misdeeds (real or alleged) of Hunter, it is a reminder that the first family (well, the adult kids anyways) have had their heads in the trough up to their ankles since day one. I really hope Congress, the Justice Dept & anyone else who feels like it spend the next decade dismantling the Trump family corrupt enerprise by corrupt enterprise.
                          Also, oopsies....this won't help Trump.

                          https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/jus...arges-n1243397
                          “Loyalty to country ALWAYS. Loyalty to government, when it deserves it.”
                          Mark Twain

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                          • Social media is engaging in censorship.
                            https://nypost.com/2020/10/14/facebo...-from-posting/

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                            • Originally posted by surfgun View Post
                              Social media is engaging in censorship.
                              https://nypost.com/2020/10/14/facebo...-from-posting/
                              Crybabies whine when they're not allowed to spread Russian disinformation like it's still 2016.

                              There, fixed that for you.
                              My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.

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                              • Experts dismiss "garbage fire" Hunter Biden exposé in NY Post: "Seems like a complete fabrication"

                                The Rupert Murdoch-owned New York Post published a series of stories on Tuesday surrounding alleged emails between Hunter Biden and officials connected with the Ukrainian energy company Burisma, which the outlet obtained from a source who met multiple times over the last year with an individual whom the U.S. Treasury Department has sanctioned as an active agent of Russia.

                                The Post, which published the unverified emails on Wednesday, reported that the information came from Rudy Giuliani. The former LifeLock spokesperson attempted to distance himself from Andrii Derkach last month after the Treasury Department accused the Ukrainian lawmaker of being a Russian agent and running a "covert influence campaign" directed at the 2020 U.S. presidential election since late 2019.

                                Giuliani met with Derkach in late 2019. He interviewed the Ukrainian parliamentarian, in his role as President Donald Trump's personal attorney, on a trip aimed at digging up dirt on Joe Biden. The former vice president was then viewed as the Democratic frontrunner for the presidential nomination; he is now the party's official nominee.

                                On that trip, Derkach and Giuliani discussed the much-debunked allegations about Biden in a segment which later aired on One America News Network (OAN). Giuliani also broadcast an interview with Derkach on his personal podcast a few months later.

                                Derkach worked in the interests of the Russian government to inject "false and unsubstantiated narratives concerning U.S. officials in the upcoming 2020 presidential election" into the U.S. media through interviews, press conferences and other statements, according to the Treasury Department.

                                His efforts include releasing edited audiotapes purporting to document improprieties by Joe Biden in his dealings as vice president with the Ukrainian government. Derkach's disinformation also played a key role in a roundly discredited report recently released by the Republican-led Senate Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee.

                                The authenticity of the alleged emails published by The Post has not been independently verified. Accusations of corruption against the Bidens have been repeatedly debunked by journalists.

                                Twitter later blocked sharing of the story after a number of journalists pointed out key falsehoods and holes in the narrative about the information's authenticity and provenance. That afternoon, the computer repair store owner who claimed to have first come across the alleged emails offered a number of contradictory versions of his own narrative in what journalists described as a "bizarre" and meandering interview.

                                "At least in 2016, Trump's allies pushed powerful disinformation," national security attorney Bradley Moss told Salon. "These last-ditch efforts barely qualify as trying anymore."

                                Moss added that several serious questions surround the chain of custody of the emails.

                                "It's a garbage fire story with obscene numbers of legal holes and flaws," he said.

                                The emails came to The Post's attention through Steve Bannon, the former Trump campaign strategist now indicted on federal money laundering and obstruction charges, who told the outlet that they had been in Giuliani's possession.

                                Bannon recently appeared in the background of a photograph of Giuliani.

                                Giuliani told The Post that the emails came from a copy of a hard drive passed to him through his lawyer, Robert Costello, from John Paul Mac Isaac, the owner of a computer repair store in Wilmington, Del., who had notified Giuliani at an unspecified date — allegedly out of fear for his safety, Isaac later told reporters. (Costello has been representing Giuliani in a federal investigation into the former mayor's business dealings abroad, which reportedly includes his work in Ukraine.)

                                Isaac, who according to a social media post apparently voted for Trump in 2016, allegedly copied the hard drive from a MacBook laptop, which he claims was dropped off at his shop for repair in April 2019 by someone who called himself Hunter Biden.

                                In his Wednesday interview with reporters, Isaac claimed that a medical condition had prevented him from actually seeing the person who dropped off the laptop, adding that he believed the computer was Biden's because it bore a sticker related to the Beau Biden Foundation. The Biden family named the charity group, which focuses on child abuse, after Joe Biden's son who died of a brain tumor in 2015. The person calling himself Hunter Biden handed over three laptops for repair, Isaac alleged.

                                The hard drive also contained alleged photos of Hunter Biden, including with drug paraphernalia.

                                "The computer repair shop giving the hard drive to Giuliani likely exposed that individual to civil and criminal liability under state and federal computer privacy laws," Moss told Salon. "However, Rudy's legal situation for receiving stolen property is less clear. And if he isn't criminally liable for receipt, his dissemination of the material doesn't change the equation. That would be like charging Glenn Greenwald for publishing Edward Snowden's documents."

                                One of the multiple stories on the subject published Wednesday by The Post included a photo of what the shop owner claimed was a repair ticket. That invoice — which The Post printed without blurring contact information that a search by Salon subsequently linked to Hunter Biden — was dated April 19, 2019.

                                If Hunter Biden had indeed dropped off the computer, it would have been in the same month in which he stepped down from his position on Burisma's board of directors and his father announced his candidacy for president. It would have also been the same month in which some outlets in the U.S. press began publishing Giuliani's allegations of corruption.

                                The store owner claims that Hunter Biden had never again inquired about the computer containing his alleged emails.

                                "It seems like a complete fabrication," former U.S. Attorney and national security law expert Barb McQuade told Salon. "What are the chances that an anonymous person abandons a laptop that contains evidence about the very same conspiracy theory that Trump and Giuliani have been pursuing for more than a year? The subpoena is meaningless, because it has no tie whatsoever to Hunter Biden on its face. This seems like a desperate effort to get this talking point back in the news."

                                At the time of the alleged laptop dropoff, Giuliani and his associates Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman had significantly ramped up their their months-long cooperative effort to dig up dirt regarding the Bidens and Ukraine.

                                Parnas and Fruman were later arrested at Dulles International Airport outside of Washington as they waited to board an overseas flight. Those arrests were on unrelated campaign finance charges, but they came only one day after the duo met Giuliani for drinks as impeachment hearings were heating up in Congress.

                                The investigation into Parnas and Fruman soon expanded to Giuliani, who was later reportedly the subject of subpoenas from federal investigators in the Southern District of New York. A lawyer for Parnas told Salon that he would be making arguments in federal court later this month. It is unclear what became of Giuliani's role in the case.

                                Neither Parnas' lawyer, Giuilani nor Isaac responded to Salon's requests for comment.

                                The story, which comes as an "October surprise" while voting is underway nationwide in the weeks before Election Day, recalls memories of the bombshell news from the end of the 2016 election cycle: Emails pulled from a laptop confiscated by the FBI upended former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign in the final days leading up to the election.

                                At the time, Giuliani — a former assistant U.S. attorney who maintains ties to federal law enforcement — told Fox News that he knew about a major revelation a few days in advance of former FBI director James Comey's stunning announcement that the FBI would investigate the emails.

                                "I do think that all of these revelations about Hillary Clinton finally are beginning to have an impact," Giuliani said. "He's got a surprise or two that you're going to hear about in the next two days."

                                On another program later, he repeated the suggestion: "I mean, I'm talking about some pretty big surprises."

                                After Comey's announcement, Giuliani again took to Fox News, this time to boast.

                                "I had expected this for the last — honestly, tell you the truth, I thought it was going to be about three, four weeks ago," he said. "Because back — way back in July this started. So, this has been boiling up."

                                "I did nothing to get it out. I had no role in it," he added. "Did I hear about it? You're darn right I heard about it, and I can't even repeat the language that I heard."
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                                My fellow Americans, our long national nightmare is over.

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