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"Fake New"
"Stories is bad."
"X & X is shut out."

Good of him to let one of those kids from his flag class write his tweet.
Panic over, tweet was deleted and a version with improved grammar posted.

New tweet still has "all stories & news is BAD."
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December 1st is when he hands over the reigns, he remains the president until he gives away the sash to López Obrador
Got a reference that spells this out explicitly, picky cuñt? (® StirB)

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Got a reference that spells this out explicitly, picky cuñt? (® 22y)

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Oi! It certainly wasn't me who posted that! It's not in my vocabulary.

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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

President Trump on Monday falsely told evangelical leaders that he got “rid of” the Johnson Amendment, a law that prohibits churches from endorsing political candidates, according to NBC News.

But the law actually remains in place after an attempt to kill it last year was unsuccessful.

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Meanwhile Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced Tuesday he is updating the official death count from Hurricane Maria to 2,975, matching that of a study released by George Washington University.

The number is a sharp increase from the government's initial official death toll of 64. Officials in Puerto Rico and the Trump administration have faced criticism over their preparedness for the storm.

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Trump gave himself 10 out of 10 for the Puerto Rico hurricane response after endorsing the original estimate of death toll of 64.
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President Trump on Monday falsely told evangelical leaders that he got “rid of” the Johnson Amendment, a law that prohibits churches from endorsing political candidates, according to NBC News.

But the law actually remains in place after an attempt to kill it last year was unsuccessful.

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The Word "Violence" came up too. He will Call up all the "Christian Solders"

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Old 29.08.2018, 13:39
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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Hillary Clinton’s Emails, many of which are Classified Information, got hacked by China. Next move better be by the FBI & DOJ or, after all of their other missteps (Comey, McCabe, Strzok, Page, Ohr, FISA, Dirty Dossier etc.), their credibility will be forever gone!
Trump presents no evidence to support this claim.

Putin will be happy!
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Meanwhile Puerto Rico Gov. Ricardo Rosselló announced Tuesday he is updating the official death count from Hurricane Maria to 2,975, matching that of a study released by George Washington University.

The number is a sharp increase from the government's initial official death toll of 64. Officials in Puerto Rico and the Trump administration have faced criticism over their preparedness for the storm.

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Trump gave himself 10 out of 10 for the Puerto Rico hurricane response after endorsing the original estimate of death toll of 64.
This really does make my blood boil. The scale of the human tragedy is now the same size as the 9/11 terror attacks - to put it in perspective. The vast majority of these deaths were not immediate (drowning, blunt trauma, etc), they were due to the sustained lack of infrastructure (power, fresh water, access to medication, etc.) in the months following the hurricane. This is the type of relief a functioning federal government could have helped provide.

A Politico investigation finds Puerto Rico and Houston were treated dramatically differently by the Trump Administration during and in the aftermath of hurricanes Maria and Harvey, respectively. For perspective, while the population in Houston is larger the damage was more severe in Puerto Rico.
https://www.politico.com/story/2018/...esponse-480557

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"Nine days after the respective hurricanes, FEMA had approved $141.8 million in individual assistance to Harvey victims, versus just $6.2 million for Maria victims."
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"Within six days of Hurricane Harvey, U.S. Northern Command had deployed 73 helicopters over Houston, which are critical for saving victims and delivering emergency supplies. It took at least three weeks after Maria before it had more than 70 helicopters flying above Puerto Rico."
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"During the first nine days after Harvey, FEMA provided 5.1 million meals, 4.5 million liters of water and over 20,000 tarps to Houston; but in the same period, it delivered just 1.6 million meals, 2.8 million liters of water and roughly 5,000 tarps to Puerto Rico."
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"Nine days after Harvey, the federal government had 30,000 personnel in the Houston region, compared with 10,000 at the same point after Maria."
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"It took just 10 days for FEMA to approve permanent disaster work for Texas, compared with 43 days for Puerto Rico."
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"Seventy-eight days after each hurricane, FEMA had approved 39 percent of federal applications for relief from victims of Harvey, versus 28 percent for Maria."
Who knows how many lives could have been saved, but we know that the Trump administration did not take the crisis as seriously as they should have. Trump does have a long list of scandals, this should be near the top of the list.
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Oi! It certainly wasn't me who posted that! It's not in my vocabulary.

StirB and I may look alike online, but we're definitely different people IRL.
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Old 29.08.2018, 14:40
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Trump took time out from his busy schedule yesterday to tweet this:

"Over 90% approval rating for your all time favorite (I hope) President within the Republican Party and 52% overall. This despite all of the made up stories by the Fake News Media trying endlessly to make me look as bad and evil as possible. Look at the real villains please!"

Only problem is, no such favourable opinion poll exists. As suggested here, either Spanky made up the figure of 52%, or he mistook his disapproval rate of 52% (reported in a recent poll) and tweeted that as his approval rate -- which is actually in the region of 44%.

Shock, horror -- more Trump lies.
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"Over 90% approval rating for your all time favorite (I hope) President within the Republican Party and 52% overall. This despite all of the made up stories by the Fake News Media trying endlessly to make me look as bad and evil as possible. Look at the real villains please!"
If your approval rating among your fellow party members is nudging into the 90s aren't you knocking on the door of a dictatorship?
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If your approval rating among your fellow party members is nudging into the 90s aren't you knocking on the door of a dictatorship?
Or a cult, yes.

Someone here, I think maybe marton, suggested that as disaffected Republicans leave the ranks of the party, those that are left (the rabid Trump supporters) push the apparent approval rate up. That would be true if the polling is done only on registered Republican voters, or possibly only on self-identified Republiocan voters, and not on the same group pf people each time. I don't know what the process is.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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Trump warns of 'left-wing violence' if Democrats win mid-term elections
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-45340275

Over the last couple of weeks, I've noticed a marked increase in politicians claiming there would be rioting on the streets, or violence from one side or another, if 'x' does or doesn't happen.

This isn't limited to Trump in any way, shape or form. Within the last month...

Conservative MP Sir Bernard Jenkin has said there could be “rioting on the streets” of Europe if farmers on the Continent are denied access to UK markets after Brexit - https://www.express.co.uk/comment/ex...est-new-leader

But he (John McDonnell) said his fellow frontbencher Barry Gardiner was right to warn earlier this week that a second referendum could risk sparking riots on the streets. - https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/709710...nd-referendum/

Personally, I feel these are just a bunch of gobshites wielding imaginary coshes in an effort to suppress our thinking and will. It reminds me of such crappy tv programmes as 'When Animals Attack!' (the most notable and funny episode being 'When Students Attack' ...as if we're all supposed to suddenly be terrified of students. Pfft! ).

I'd love to know what the legal minds on here think of such statements. At what point do they stray over the line into 'incitement to riot'?
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https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-45340275

Over the last couple of weeks, I've noticed a marked increase in politicians claiming there would be rioting on the streets, or violence from one side or another, if 'x' does or doesn't happen.

This isn't limited to Trump in any way, shape or form.
Blatantly obvious reaction when you're devoid of political talent and workable solutions. Thinly veiled threats to fill that void.

Next step is to convince people that "God will be sad and you won't get into heaven...".
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Next step is to convince people that "God will be sad and you won't get into heaven...".
If that's the best of God's creations, then he's got the IKEA instructions back to front again.
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Blatantly obvious reaction when you're devoid of political talent and workable solutions. Thinly veiled threats to fill that void.

Next step is to convince people that "God will be sad and you won't get into heaven...".
This only applies to "Jesusland" ,here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jesusland_map
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Or a cult, yes.

Someone here, I think maybe marton, suggested that as disaffected Republicans leave the ranks of the party, those that are left (the rabid Trump supporters) push the apparent approval rate up. That would be true if the polling is done only on registered Republican voters, or possibly only on self-identified Republiocan voters, and not on the same group pf people each time. I don't know what the process is.
Mostly only on self-identified Republican voters although not all pollsters follow the same rules.

Basic issue is that Trump never saw himself as President of all the US but only of his supporters; consequently he is racist, divisive and happy to push the nation to the brink of civil war simply to protect his share of the votes.
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White House Counsel Don McGahn will be leaving his position in the fall, shortly after the confirmation (hopefully) of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the United States Supreme Court. I have worked with Don for a long time and truly appreciate his service!
Probably completely unrelated to the 30 hours Don McGahn spent giving evidence to the special counsel Mueller

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) expressed disappointment that the White House counsel will leave his post later this year, following President Trump's Wednesday tweet announcing the departure.

“If the reporting is true about Don McGahn’s time at the White House coming to an end later this year, it will be sad news for our country,” McConnell said in a statement.
Trump posted a long series of tweets about N. Korea and China today which make no sense to me so I have not copied them!
Feel free to read them here, STATEMENT FROM THE WHITE HOUSE

It is also claimed today that
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One source said Trump's failure to sign the treaty in the months since the summit could partially explain North Korea's unwillingness to dismantle their nuclear arsenal.
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Hillary Clinton’s Emails, many of which are Classified Information, got hacked by China. Next move better be by the FBI & DOJ or, after all of their other missteps (Comey, McCabe, Strzok, Page, Ohr, FISA, Dirty Dossier etc.), their credibility will be forever gone!
Trump presents no evidence to support this claim.

Putin will be happy!
FBI contradicts Trump claim that China hacked Clinton’s private email server
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21 Trump tweets yesterday, lucky he does not have a day job!
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