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maybe sex deprivation
What? With gropper Trump always close by? Don't be daft!
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Old 14.02.2017, 21:12
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Funny, do you guys ever say that about guys?!
All the time, hastily hiding mirror.
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And where is Phos?
I've been wondering for a while now. First s/he changed the avatar and then disappeared completely?
Shhh.... As the Irishman said "be grateful for small Murphy's!"
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Old 14.02.2017, 21:22
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Excutive order re ban declared unconstitutional.

"A US district judge in Virginia has ruled that President Donald Trump's executive order barring entry from seven countries is unconstitutional.

Judge Leonie Brinkema issued a preliminary injunction, asserting that the campaign vow to institute a "Muslim ban" violated the First Amendment.

The Monday ruling is significant, as the judge ruled that religious bias is at the heart of Mr Trump's ban.

Another US judge has already upheld an order stopping implementation.

The First Amendment prohibits the government from establishing laws that favour one religion over another."

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38972180

Rewriting a new executive order could be a bit difficult now. Can't cite religion and if he excludes specific nationalities he'll be seen as racist.

Maybe the next attempt will be an executive order annulling the First Amendment.
Well several judges and one Appeal court have ruled against his Muslim Ban, two senior members of his team (Paul Manafort & Michael Flynn [& don't forget Carter Page]) have resigned due to dubious Russian links!

He may have a clever master plan but his associates ......
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

his master plan is that Ivana sells more perfume! And as for Flynn-"you're fired "- but tell everybody you just resigned
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Old 14.02.2017, 21:36
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The Rogue POTUS staff account is now only visible to followers only. Dang!

https://twitter.com/RoguePOTUSStaff?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw
Two pieces of good news

1. Visible to followers only; no longer.

2. Quality seems to have improved "
"This guy is an idiot. He has no idea what he's doing." Overheard by Trudeau to Freeland."
"Media finally learned Yates raised flags re: Flynn before being fired. What they're still not seeing is that it's the reason she was fired."
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Old 14.02.2017, 21:46
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

There is a new lead on questioning his mental capabilities to hold office, the rumor has it ... he may be mentally ill: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...-a7576921.html

Mentally ill + nuclear codes ... what can go wrong?
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There is a new lead on questioning his mental capabilities to hold office, the rumor has it ... he may be mentally ill: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...-a7576921.html

Mentally ill + nuclear codes ... what can go wrong?
<<"He lies a lot ......... You know, that is not the norm for a president of the United States, or, actually, for a human being.">> rofl, does he know many human beings?!
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The resignation of national security adviser Michael Flynn has shone a light on the White House counsel, Donald McGahn, who late last month carried concerns from the justice department to the president about Flynn’s links to Russia.

The White House counsel informed the president immediately” of a 26 January conversation with the then acting attorney general, Sally Yates, in which Yates “flagged” intelligence reports on Flynn’s communications with the Russian ambassador, Sergey Kislyak, the White House spokesman said Tuesday.
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Donald Trump denied knowledge of the report on Friday 10th February. “I don’t know about that,” Trump told reporters. “I haven’t seen it.”
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“The president was immediately informed of the information” passed by the justice department to McGahn, Spicer said. “His view was that this was not a violation. He was instinctively correct.”
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Yates reportedly had warned McGahn that Flynn may have violated the Logan Act, which bars private US citizens from dealing with foreign countries that are in diplomatic disputes with the United States. At the time of the calls, Flynn was still a private citizen.
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But McGahn’s knowledge of the content of Flynn’s conversations two weeks before the White House expelled him complicates Flynn’s version of events.
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Funny, do you guys ever say that about guys?!
Guys say it about guys, girls say it about girls and girls say it about guys. I worked with a female manager who got sacked for gross misconduct for writing in a email, sent from her work account to another colleague, that another female manager was "short of a good sh***ing".
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<<"He lies a lot ......... You know, that is not the norm for a president of the United States, or, actually, for a human being.">>
I'm always very wary of people who refer to themselves in the third person, and he used to be prone to that.
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Old 15.02.2017, 01:39
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Meanwhile in the background since Trump's inauguration there have been 16 disapproval resolutions introduced or considered by Congress pursuant to the the Congressional Review Act , 11 of which are related to rules recently adopted by EPA, DOI or otherwise related to environmental protection and resource extraction.
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It makes me laugh when folks take a person making an impression of how things are, as how things actually are. Especially those who try hard to come out as very bright.

Another thing is humorous in all this muscle talk and hunting down the opponents instead of actually trying to argue ideas or concepts, - everybody pointing fingers, saying "I told ya'". Right. No.

You did not. Nobody imagined DT actually winning. Clinton did not, at least not in a timely way. And the mess she left behind, with all the self-righteous big mouths that are not ashamed to use whatever pretext comes handy, is not helping anyone.

What is helping, is a role model. I would never imagine DT wanting to be one, for people on this board. He couldn't care less. He is far from wanting to be a role model who only destroys as opposed to create.

I actually think he is trying to be a role model for those, who would otherwise end up with nothing but void opportunities, called "entitlement" and "social injustice".

It looks like "no, nobody told ya'". So far. Voters were smarter than believing in the entitlement and social injustice. What is unfortunate - the same people feeding the "entitlement & social injustice" bs are very sore losers and again, opt for obstruction, instead of creating something, or inspiring others to create. I actually think, that this toxic MO and climate will take a while to get rid off.
Damn, you got us pegged. I was just waiting for my check from Soros, too.
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Old 15.02.2017, 10:24
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

More negative newspaper news about Trump.
He really needs to sort out these Russian claims and explain what they were doing.

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Trump aides were in constant touch with senior Russian officials during campaign
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The daily Gallup tracking poll announced Monday that just 40% of Americans approve of President Trump's job as president so far, compared to 55% who say they disapprove.
Former presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Bill Clinton all enjoyed approval ratings in the high 50s in Gallup tracking polls during the early months of their administrations.
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More negative newspaper news about Trump.
He really needs to sort out these Russian claims and explain what they were doing.



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40% approval is still a lot .....
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40% approval is still a lot .....
Less than the percentage of Americans who voted for him, though. Looks like his support is sliding, even among the Trumpeteers.
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Old 15.02.2017, 17:37
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40% approval is still a lot .....
Not for a freshly baked president it isn't.

Or perhaps half baked president in this case?
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Less than the percentage of Americans who voted for him, though. Looks like his support is sliding, even among the Trumpeteers.
Trumpsters and Brexiteers - please try to avoid confusing the tool.

Trumpeteers like blowing their own.
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Trumpsters and Brexiteers - please try to avoid confusing the tool.

Trumpeteers like blowing their own.
"Trumpeteers like blowing their own" Can't get around to it myself
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Thank you to Eli Lake of The Bloomberg View - "The NSA & FBI...should not interfere in our politics...and is" Very serious situation for USA
I wonder if Trump even reads the articles he quotes?
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White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway told NBC's "Today Show" on Tuesday: "Misleading the vice president really was the key here."

That sounds about as credible as when the president told CIA employees that the media had invented the story about his enmity toward the spy agency, not even two weeks after he had taken to Twitter to compare the CIA to Nazis.
It's about as credible as President Donald Trump's insistence that it didn't rain during his inauguration.
Or that millions of people had voted illegally in the election he just won.

The point here is that for a White House that has such a casual and opportunistic relationship with the truth, it's strange that Flynn's "lie" to Pence would get him fired.
It doesn't add up.
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All of Trump's tweets this morning + what they mean
Trump has a new opponent: A gusher of leaks from anonymous sources hinting at nefarious collusion with Russia and painting a picture of a White House in crisis.

Trump is questioning the motivations of the leakers and accusing the "fake news media" of "going crazy." But he's not refuting the accuracy of the reporting by CNN, The New York Times or The Washington Post.

With his own gusher of tweets, Trump is trying to reframe the story.

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