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Old 07.05.2017, 22:40
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Lemon Pickers Wanted



Sally applied for a job in a Florida lemon grove, but she seemed to be far too qualified for the job. She had a liberal arts degree from the University of Michigan (Go Blue) and had worked as a social worker and a school teacher.

The foreman frowned and said, "I have to ask you, have you had any actual experience in picking lemons?"

"Well, as a matter of fact, I have," she said: "I've been divorced three times, owned two Chryslers and I voted Trump"

She starts work , Monday.
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Old 07.05.2017, 23:44
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Worse than the House of Lords

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"First of all, the House bill [Healthcare] is not going to come before us,” Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), a moderate who is emerging as a powerful voice in the health care fight, told ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday.
"The Senate is starting from scratch. We're going to draft our own bill.
And I'm convinced that we're going to take the time to do it right.”
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Old 07.05.2017, 23:51
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Worse than the House of Lords
Except they are elected unlike the Lords....
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Old 09.05.2017, 12:02
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Sally Yates told White House aides Flynn was a Russian blackmail risk. 18 days later, he was fired.

That's how long it took the White House to fire national security adviser Michael Flynn after acting Attorney General Sally Yates met with White House counsel Don McGahn to inform him that Flynn wasn't telling the truth about his interactions with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and, as a result, represented a blackmail risk.

Yates said "Logic would tell you that you don't want the national security adviser to be in a position where the Russians have leverage over him."

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Seems she has thrown the WH under a bus!
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Obama warned Trump before he took office.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39847417

And he still hired him.
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Sally Yates told White House aides Flynn was a Russian blackmail risk. 18 days later, he was fired....

...Seems she has thrown the WH under a bus!
Difficult to throw them under a bus when they parked it on a hill with the hand brake off.

Think it was Graham who commented about them previously being concerned about 18 missing minutes (San Bernadino), but now they were looking at 18 missing days. Clapper stole the show for me.
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Old 09.05.2017, 12:41
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Obama warned Trump before he took office.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39847417

And he still hired him.
One can only assume that Trump thought Obama was tricking him and trying to stop him recruiting a good person?

in 2014;
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Lt. Gen. Michael T. Flynn, the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, is being pushed out after a series of clashes over his leadership style, report Greg Miller and Adam Goldman at The Washington Post citing current and former U.S. officials.
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So maybe the WH should have dug a bit deeper into Flynn's past before recruiting him?
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Old 09.05.2017, 13:54
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

So now Trump has engaged in a spot of historical revision (dare I say it, something the fascists of old enjoyed doing, too -- although to be fair, most victors like to rewrite history).

Every single press release from before January 1, 2017 has been erased from donaldjtrump.com.

And that includes his call to ban all Muslims from the US (yes, he DID demand that, and yes, his (so far unsuccessful) travel bans ARE directed at Muslims) -- here's what he had to say on 7 December 2015:

Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on.

I can't say I'm surprised, as he made multiple promises and commitments in those press releases which he has subsequently failed to keep. Some may claim that he lied, repeatedly, and on a grand scale, and I'd guess that Trump wouldn't want anybody to remind him or anybody else.

Unfortunately for Trump, you can delete what you like from your own websites, but you can't hide it from the Wayback Machine.
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Old 09.05.2017, 20:41
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Sally Yates told White House aides Flynn was a Russian blackmail risk. 18 days later, he was fired.

That's how long it took the White House to fire national security adviser Michael Flynn after acting Attorney General Sally Yates met with White House counsel Don McGahn to inform him that Flynn wasn't telling the truth about his interactions with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and, as a result, represented a blackmail risk.

Yates said "Logic would tell you that you don't want the national security adviser to be in a position where the Russians have leverage over him."

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Seems she has thrown the WH under a bus!
There are a variety of WH explanations about why they took 18 days to fire Flynn after they were told he was a blackmail risk.

Here are some!

Mostly these explanations are along the lines of "a big dog ran off with my homework"!
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Old 09.05.2017, 21:50
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Trump to arm Syrian Kurds in battle for Raqqa.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39864950

Will be some interesting conversations when Edrogen arrives next week to meet with Trump.
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Old 09.05.2017, 21:57
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Trump to arm Syrian Kurds in battle for Raqqa.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39864950

Will be some interesting conversations when Edrogen arrives next week to meet with Trump.
Good idea.

Pity anti aircraft missiles are not on the list.

The US were happy to give these to the Afghans not so many years ago.
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Old 09.05.2017, 23:51
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

FBI Director James Comey has been fired, according to the White House.

"Today, President Donald J. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office," the White House statement reads.

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Shades of Nixon

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The Saturday Night Massacre was the term used by political commentators to refer to U.S. President Richard Nixon's dismissal of independent special prosecutor Archibald Cox, and as a result the resignations of Attorney General Elliot Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus on October 20, 1973, during the Watergate scandal.
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FBI Director James Comey has been fired, according to the White House.

"Today, President Donald J. Trump informed FBI Director James Comey that he has been terminated and removed from office," the White House statement reads.

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The Saturday Night Massacre was the term used by political commentators to refer to U.S. President Richard Nixon's dismissal of independent special prosecutor Archibald Cox, and as a result the resignations of Attorney General Elliot Richardson and Deputy Attorney General William Ruckelshaus on October 20, 1973, during the Watergate scandal.
According to this article Comey was fired for "mistakes" he made in Obama's time including deciding not to prosecute Hillary.
Curious!
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Old 10.05.2017, 10:10
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Trump has not scored many wins since inauguration so maybe he will start "jail Hillary" again?

Meanwhile

Cast your vote here!
Amazing reaction to this poll on Trump's own twitter stream where one would think the majority would support Trump
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

I don't get what game Comey/Trump are playing. First Comey interferes with the election by publishing the fact that the FBI is investigating Clinton, which at best is highly unusual so clearly pro-Trump, yet the FBI investigates the Trump/Russia connections. And now Trump fires him, which of course hints the two don't get along.

So what gives?
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Irrational just like any other dictator..

I expect him to start a major war before mid 2019 (you know why..)
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Trump to arm Syrian Kurds in battle for Raqqa.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-39864950

Will be some interesting conversations when Edrogen arrives next week to meet with Trump.
You wanna create new IS, that's how you do it..Arming non-state military organisations is never a good idea for anybody.

Yes I am not objective on it, but it was not good in Iraq, not good in Afghanistan and will not be good in Syria too.
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Good idea.

Pity anti aircraft missiles are not on the list.

The US were happy to give these to the Afghans not so many years ago.
Considering IS has no aircrafts, it would have been too obvious..
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I don't get what game Comey/Trump are playing. First Comey interferes with the election by publishing the fact that the FBI is investigating Clinton, which at best is highly unusual so clearly pro-Trump, yet the FBI investigates the Trump/Russia connections. And now Trump fires him, which of course hints the two don't get along.

So what gives?
Don't know if it a complex game like 3 D chess or simple stupidity.

It was claimed the reason for Comey was Clinton but if we look at Trump's dismissal letter then Trump only mentions the Russian investigation not anything about Clinton Some sort of Freudian slip?

Trump wrote "While I greatly appreciate you informing me on three separate occasions that I am not under investigation...." which nobody understands; it is clear Comey never said that.

Trump also wrote " have received the attached letters from the Attorney General and Deputy Attorney General of the United States recommending your dismissal as the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation" but the letter from Rosenstein, the Deputy Attorney General of the United States, does not make this recommendation. He dances around the topic but avoids making an actual recommendation!

Finally we have Jeff Sessions, the Attorney General who recused himself from managing the Russian investigation (due to him lying about his contacts with Russians) recommending the leader of this investigation is fired.
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