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My friend is his own parent.
What with cloning, adoption, etc. the world is getting very complicated.
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Whats worse for Spanky's fans? trying to keep up with the new crap they need
to believe or realising that their hero doesn't even have enough respect for them to construct believable or consistent lies.
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Old 12.08.2018, 08:17
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Another Trump U turn, a positive statement but a year too late!

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The riots in Charlottesville a year ago resulted in senseless death and division. We must come together as a nation. I condemn all types of racism and acts of violence. Peace to ALL Americans!
7 Trump tweets yesterday including "Our A.G. [Sessions] is scared stiff and Missing in Action." ; lucky Spanky does not have a day job to fully occupy him.

Another Tweet praises "Biker for Trump", The founder of “Bikers for Trump", Cox, is one of the motorcyclists organizing other bikers to boycott Harley-Davidson for moving production overseas. Despite Cox said he sells pro-Trump T-shirts made in Haiti because American-made products are too expensive.

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Did I ever post you could not make this stuff up?
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Old 12.08.2018, 17:19
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Meanwhile Omarosa Manigault-Newman, a former aide to President Trump, who prior to working for the administration appeared as a contestant on Trump's reality show "The Apprentice", is coming out with a tell-all book about her experience in the White House.
She claims she secretly recorded conversations with the president while she was serving in the White House which presumably will support her "tell-all".

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All sort of tawdry?
There are various rumours about why/how Omarosa left the White House; whether ranging from it was voluntary to the WH sponsored ones that she was thrown out

Now she has released one of her "secret recordings" which is of her dismissal so we know the truth now.

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The firing was in the White House situation room where electronic devices are strictly forbidden. So now there some discussions raging about how she broke the rules and on the other hand about the lax control over WH people.

Will be interesting to see if Omarosa will either counter more WH black propaganda or support some of her more explosive claims with such recordings!!
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There are various rumours about why/how Omarosa left the White House; whether ranging from it was voluntary to the WH sponsored ones that she was thrown out

Now she has released one of her "secret recordings" which is of her dismissal so we know the truth now.

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The firing was in the White House situation room where electronic devices are strictly forbidden. So now there some discussions raging about how she broke the rules and on the other hand about the lax control over WH people.

Will be interesting to see if Omarosa will either counter more WH black propaganda or support some of her more explosive claims with such recordings!!

Why people working in the WH don't have to hand in their private phones and other electronic devices at the beginning of the workday is beyond me anyway.

But then, it would make the occasional "official" leak pretty easy to trace, too - and I guess nobody wants to stop the fun.
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Why people working in the WH don't have to hand in their private phones and other electronic devices at the beginning of the workday is beyond me anyway.
But, but, but... Hillary had a private email server!
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But, but, but... Hillary had a private email server!

That's what Air-Gap networks are for.

But I get it: these regulations are only there to inconvenience everybody, leading to mass-violation.

Once they need to pin something on you, there's another order you didn't follow.

A bit like Russia or Italy, where everybody is at least a little bit corrupt and thus everybody has a bit of kompromat on everybody else, which is a different kind of "mutual assured destruction".

Russia and the US are becoming more similar every day....
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Old 12.08.2018, 19:21
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Why people working in the WH don't have to hand in their private phones and other electronic devices at the beginning of the workday is beyond me anyway.

But then, it would make the occasional "official" leak pretty easy to trace, too - and I guess nobody wants to stop the fun.
I believe people working in the WH do have to hand in their private phones and other electronic devices at the beginning of the workday, but can you believe there are some sneaky types who have more than one phone

More details here!
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Russia and the US are becoming more similar every day....
well they have the same leader so it's only to be expected
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The White House (WH) is looking into legal options against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman after she secretly recorded chief of staff John Kelly in the Situation Room, ABC News reported Sunday.
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Clever move by Omarosa; now WH staff are nervous about attacking her book and revelations publicly in case she has tapes of them.

Today Omarosa claims Trump does not know what is happening in the WH and supported this with a tape of Trump calling her the day after she was fired and saying "he did not know she had been fired"

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Her "wild allegations" are looking less extravagant

Probably be very difficult to stop Omarosa tapes! WH employees are public (Govt) employees so do not work for Trump and so he cannot force them to sign confidentiality agreements. Even if they did sign then they are likely unconstitutional.
Of course the Govt is interested in confidentiality but only of secret (classified) information and that is protected by Federal laws not confidentiality agreements.

Likely she violated WH internal rules but it is too late to fire her and I do not imagine she wants to keep her security clearance?
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Probably be very difficult to stop Omarosa tapes! WH employees are public (Govt) employees so do not work for Trump and so he cannot force them to sign confidentiality agreements. Even if they did sign then they are likely unconstitutional.
Of course the Govt is interested in confidentiality but only of secret (classified) information and that is protected by Federal laws not confidentiality agreements.
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interesting, I assumed she was going to get raided and all her electronics confiscated for 'national security' reasons.


In other news, Gulliani says Trump didn't discuss Ryan with Comey, I'm having trouble keeping track of the story, it's like a really bad story arc with no one in charge of continuity, if Guliani was wearing a different suit between questions I wouldn't be surprised.
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One time I worked for a major international who made a publicity film with the MD standing centre screen in various facilities around the world and saying a few words.

He always wore the same suit and tie and colour shirt but nobody controlled his shirt style so you quickly lost the plot and just watched his collar magically flickering around from wide to thin to button down to....
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Old 13.08.2018, 16:26
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

<<"I just saw on the news that you’re thinking about leaving. What happened?" Trump asks Manigault Newman, who had already been fired by White House chief of staff John Kelly.>>

The media are just incompetently slow. How the heck is a president to do his job like that?!
And reporting she's thinking about leaving when already fired? Making the president believe he can still do something about it?
Media is the enemy of the president.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

US day is barely half over and Spanky already sent 10 tweets; lucky he does not have a day job to interrupt his tweeting!

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Wacky Omarosa already has a fully signed Non-Disclosure Agreement!
Bold claim very late in the game, I wonder if he will be able to substantiate it?

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Agent Peter Strzok was just fired from the FBI - finally. The list of bad players in the FBI & DOJ gets longer & longer. Based on the fact that Strzok was in charge of the Witch Hunt, will it be dropped?
It is a total Hoax.
No Collusion, No Obstruction - I just fight back!
This firing was contrary to the decision by the bureau's disciplinary office, which had planned to demote Strzok and give him a 60-day suspension.
Probably Strzok now has a good case of wrongful dismissal against the FBI?
Multiple investigations failed to show he had demonstrated any bias in his work; his anti Trump emails were certainly unwise but allowed by the First Amendment.

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The very unpopular Governor of Ohio (and failed presidential candidate) @JohnKasich hurt Troy Balderson’s recent win by tamping down enthusiasm for an otherwise great candidate.
Even Kasich’s Lt. Governor lost Gov. race because of his unpopularity. Credit to Troy on the BIG WIN!
Not yet confirmed Balderson did win; they are still counting votes and the final announcement is planned for Aug 24.

John Kasich replied by sending Trump a nice picture of Putin here.
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A GoFundMe for former FBI agent Peter Strzok has raised more than $120,000 in the hours since his firing was announced Monday. The fund is to cover legal costs and loss of earnings.

Edit:now $206,964 of $350,000 goal here

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President Trump sought to block White House staffers from writing tell-all books upon their departure by making them sign restrictive non-disclosure agreements.

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway confirmed the existence of the agreements. "We’ve all signed them in the West Wing," she said. "We have confidentiality agreements in the West Wing, absolutely we do. And why wouldn’t we?"

The American Civil Liberties Union issued a statement;
“Donald Trump cannot muzzle federal employees," attorney Brian Hauss said. "If such NDAs prohibit employees from revealing all information they learn of at work, without consideration of what the information is, they are unconstitutional and unenforceable.
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Tom Fitton of Judicial Watch: “The Strzok firing is as much about the Mueller operation as anything else. There would be no Mueller Special Councel to investigate so called collusion but for the machinations of Strzok & his colleagues at the top levels of the FBI. We know this...
One might imagine someone representing a group with the high sounding title "Judicial Watch" might be able to spell "Counsel" correctly?

Does cast doubt on his credibility or did Spanky rewrite it?

Spanky has only been awake for an hour and already six tweets; one politicising a possible London terror attack with no attempt to offer the victims any support or sympathy.

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Another terrorist attack in London...These animals are crazy and must be dealt with through toughness and strength!
Edit: It is understood Theresa May, who is on holiday abroad, was informed of the incident at 8am and has been given regular updates by officials.

She tweeted: “My thoughts are with those injured in the incident in Westminster and my thanks to the emergency services for their immediate and courageous response.”

This is how leaders are supposed to respond!
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Never ending story

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Former White House aide Omarosa Manigualt-Newman released a tape early Tuesday appearing to show Trump administration staffers admitting President Trump used the n-word.
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Very clever tactic by Omarosa dripping out these tapes day by day before her book launch today.
"Instead of telling the truth about all the good President Trump and his administration are doing to make America safe and prosperous, this book is riddled with lies and false accusations," White House Press Secretary Sanders said in a statement Friday.
But these tapes are already supporting at least some claims, how many more tapes to come!

Meanwhile from the ever truthful President
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.@MarkBurnettTV called to say that there are NO TAPES of the Apprentice where I used such a terrible and disgusting word as attributed by Wacky and Deranged Omarosa. I don’t have that word in my vocabulary, and never have. She made it up. Look at her MANY recent quotes saying....
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

If bumper stickers are any indication, it seems that many are taking to prayer to help Trump out. Psalm 109:8 is a popular choice.

(To be fair, this isn't original: Psalm 109:8 was invoked for Obama years ago, and probably for his predecessors too. But there seems to be an upward trend in bumper stickers, at least!)
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A GoFundMe for former FBI agent Peter Strzok has raised more than $120,000 in the hours since his firing was announced Monday. The fund is to cover legal costs and loss of earnings.

Edit:now $206,964 of $350,000 goal here
Four hours later...

... it's up to $244,257 (it's been running for only 22 hours all up). Nice going; I doubt Strzok earned $10,000 per hour while he was still at the FBI. Shame it's all going to disappear into deep legal pockets.
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Trump about Omarosa " low life,a dog". What is that for a real low life that is pretending to run a nation.?
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