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Self confessed pussy grabber defends alleged paedophile.
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For any other potential Moore defenders "I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member. Groucho Marx"
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Old 23.11.2017, 01:00
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For any other potential Moore defenders "I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member. Groucho Marx"
U.S. Senate candidate Moore's spokesman, John Rogers, resigns as allegations roil campaign.

“As we all know, campaigns make changes throughout the duration of the campaign,” campaign Chairman Bill Armistead said, "John made the decision to leave the campaign last Friday"!

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So if it is just a change then who is the new spokesman? Less than two weeks before the election he needs a spokesman?
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Old 23.11.2017, 10:37
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

This was an interesting read, and I think explains some of the "madness" the rest of the world sees in the USA with respect to the Moore race and even the harassment/abuse allegations in general:

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42031670

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This is a whole step beyond the realm of fake news. This is taking facts, chucking them out with the trash and quite happily forming your own opinions based on nothing more flimsy than pure prejudice.
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This was an interesting read, and I think explains some of the "madness" the rest of the world sees in the USA with respect to the Moore race and even the harassment/abuse allegations in general:

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42031670

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And another quote:

"When someone presents us with evidence contrary to our beliefs, we feel under siege and dig in our heels. That is what seems to be happening this week in Alabama."

Which is exactly why pseudoscience and conspiracy theories are still able to perpetuate in our society.
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Old 23.11.2017, 21:39
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American intelligence official warned Israelis Russia had 'leverage' on Trump.

A few months later, Trump made headlines when he revealed highly classified intelligence information during a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak.

It was later reported that the information related to Israeli intelligence about a terror plot involving ISIS.

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Old 23.11.2017, 23:21
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Really?!!

Edit; this was shared by a big Trump supporter, I am not sure he got it?
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Trump surpasses himself!

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Donald J. Trump‏@realDonaldTrump 11 hours ago

Time Magazine called to say that I was PROBABLY going to be named “Man (Person) of the Year,” like last year, but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot. I said probably is no good and took a pass. Thanks anyway!
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The President is incorrect about how we choose Person of the Year.
TIME does not comment on our choice until publication, which is December 6.
Time Inc.'s chief content officer, Alan Murray, later said the President's tweet didn't have "a speck of truth."

Trump has long been obsessed with being on the cover of TIME and other news magazines, even making fake covers to hang in some of his properties.
Last summer, TIME asked for the fake magazines to be removed after reports surfaced that at least five of Trump's golf clubs featured the fakes bearing his photo.

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Bbc just called to say I was PROBABLY going to be named sports personality of the year but I would have to agree to an interview and a major photo shoot. I said probably is no good and took a pass. Thanks anyway!

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Old 25.11.2017, 18:29
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He got drunk in Japan!!!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f3I_n65z0-c
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Old 25.11.2017, 21:21
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Heading into an interesting December.
So far Trump and his Government in his first Presidential year has failed to pass any significant legislation.
The tax reform bill is headed for completion in December which would be a big win for Trump, but for some weird reason the GOP included a repeal of the Obamacare mandate which is guaranteed to upset the Democrats.
Now this might not seem important but the Govt. budget runs out on December 8th. A new budget bill will only pass with Democrat support and without this support there will be a Govt. shutdown.

So the key question is what will the GOP have to give the Democrats to win their budget support and will Trump sign it off?

Of course, there are a lot of cunning people involved!
So, for example, did the GOP include a repeal of the Obamacare mandate in their tax reform just so they could give it away later without giving the Democrats any real wins and will the Dems. fall for this?
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Old 25.11.2017, 22:01
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Heading into an interesting December.
So far Trump and his Government in his first Presidential year has failed to pass any significant legislation.
The tax reform bill is headed for completion in December which would be a big win for Trump, but for some weird reason the GOP included a repeal of the Obamacare mandate which is guaranteed to upset the Democrats.
Now this might not seem important but the Govt. budget runs out on December 8th. A new budget bill will only pass with Democrat support and without this support there will be a Govt. shutdown.

So the key question is what will the GOP have to give the Democrats to win their budget support and will Trump sign it off?

Of course, there are a lot of cunning people involved!
So, for example, did the GOP include a repeal of the Obamacare mandate in their tax reform just so they could give it away later without giving the Democrats any real wins and will the Dems. fall for this?
Trump has said he wants a shutdown, so I'd say that would be a win for him. You have to remember he ran on a platform of basically destroying the current system. To expect compromise, agreement, and effective legislation would be expecting a bit much.
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Old 25.11.2017, 23:19
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Trump has said he wants a shutdown, so I'd say that would be a win for him. You have to remember he ran on a platform of basically destroying the current system. To expect compromise, agreement, and effective legislation would be expecting a bit much.
Indeed he did, but was that reality or simply rhetoric? In 2 weeks we will likely know
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Old 26.11.2017, 11:19
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Indeed he did, but was that reality or simply rhetoric? In 2 weeks we will likely know
A few thousand posts ago, I thought it was simply rhetoric. After seeing his appointments to important positions, his executive orders, his behavior at home and abroad, and his dealings with Congress...I'm forced to accept this might be reality.
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Old 26.11.2017, 13:07
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A few thousand posts ago, I thought it was simply rhetoric. After seeing his appointments to important positions, his executive orders, his behavior at home and abroad, and his dealings with Congress...I'm forced to accept this might be reality.
True but he lacks focus.
He jumps in and out of too many topics and seems to have no priorities or the dedication to see one topic through to the end?
As an example, N. Korea seems to be on his back burner; they are still happily building missiles and nuclear weapons despite a string of Trump threats and foreign visits?

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Maybe this will prove to be an effective approach overall, only time will tell!
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I endorsed Luther Strange in the Alabama Primary. He shot way up in the polls but it wasn’t enough. Can’t let Schumer/Pelosi win this race. Liberal Jones would be BAD!
Not a "Presidential" tweet?
Actually Luther Strange did not shoot way up in the polls; no evidence of this!

"Can’t let Schumer/Pelosi win this race." Signs of desperation?

A poll, conducted by Strategy Research for the Montgomery-based Raycom News Network, shows Moore receiving 47 percent of the vote, with Jones at 45 percent.
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Old 27.11.2017, 00:27
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Since the first day I took office, all you hear is the phony Democrat excuse for losing the election, Russia, Russia,Russia.
Despite this I have the economy booming and have possibly done more than any 10 month President. MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!
More signs of desperation?

Maybe the rumours of former Trump Adviser and National Security Head Michael Flynn cooperating with Robert Mueller and the FBI investigation on Russia are true?
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Indeed he did, but was that reality or simply rhetoric? In 2 weeks we will likely know
That's a complete non-issue, he'll elimiate the deficit altogether if the gets re-elected. In a WaPo interview (transcript) during the primaries he told a team of reporters, Bob Woodward among them, that he'll eliminate the federal debt without tax increase in eight years.

"DT: [..] And these countries [those effectivly protected by the US military] are much richer than us. We’re not a rich country. We’re a debtor nation. We’ve got to get rid of — I talked about bubble. We’ve got to get rid of the $19 trillion in debt.

BW[Bob Woodward]: How long would that take?
DT: I think I could do it fairly quickly, because of the fact the numbers ....

BW: What’s fairly quickly?
DT: Well, I would say over a period of eight years. And I’ll tell you why.

BW: Would you ever be open to tax increases as part of that, to solve the problem?
DT: I don’t think I’ll need to. The power is trade. Our deals are so bad."


Ok, now back to reality...
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And another lawsuit under way.

"The US consumer financial watchdog was plunged into turmoil on Monday as rival directors vied to take charge amid a lawsuit against the White House.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) director resigned last week and appointed his former chief of staff, Leandra English, to replace him.

She has sued after President Donald Trump instead named his budget chief Mick Mulvaney to lead the CFPB."

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42141367
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

I just pray Ivanka one day runs for president!
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And another lawsuit under way.

"The US consumer financial watchdog was plunged into turmoil on Monday as rival directors vied to take charge amid a lawsuit against the White House.

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) director resigned last week and appointed his former chief of staff, Leandra English, to replace him.

She has sued after President Donald Trump instead named his budget chief Mick Mulvaney to lead the CFPB."

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-42141367
The US Govt budget runs out on December 8 and needs a new vote by Congress and a new Bill passed to be signed by Trump.

Trump sending his budget chief Mick Mulvaney to lead the CFPB at this critical budget time seems to be a clear signal that he is not interested in stopping a Govt. shutdown or getting his budget passed.
The Press have not commented on this angle so maybe I misunderstood something?

Edit - The top State Department official overseeing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s overhaul of the agency has resigned three months after taking the job.
Maliz Beams stepped down after Tillerson brought her in to guide the restructure of the department, one of the secretary of State's top goals.

Beams’s resignation comes amid reports of low morale at the agency since the start of the Trump administration.

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The US Govt budget runs out on December 8 and needs a new vote by Congress and a new Bill passed to be signed by Trump.
December 15 actually.

The current short-term bill appears to include all kinds of spending plus the debt ceiling increase, which is necessary to partially finance them by taking on new debt once the previously valid ceiling has been reached. Presumably additional measures can avoid the shutdown for an additonal 3-6 months, if memory serves that's the time gained last time by bookkeeping measures and postponement of payments.

But still, "merry xmas all" from the POTUS
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