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The disaaproval you speak of started earlier than this, I believe. It was certainly there around Viet Nam. You give Michael Moore too much credit. But certainly the 24 hour news cycle, corporatization and shrinkage of news media as well as reality tv have helped accelerate a general lack of satisfaction. and an increase of cynicism. But that cynicism has been around since well before Viet Nam - look at films like Mr Smith Goes to Washington - cronyism extreme. I think the cynicism is endemic.
I think mass-tourism played a role there.

When you see reality, as opposed to needing to rely on PR and glossy brochures that paint a pretty picture of everything, you can't help but notice the bad and ugly sides, too. Winner takes all is great for the winners but it's catastrophic for the losers.
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Weird place the White House

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Now today, Thursday

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I suppose 48 hours is a long time; no, no chaos at all!
It would help to read your quotes. The first paragraph, while clear already, is a little less explicit than the 2nd which reads:
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White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement that Flood will serve as counsel to the president until Pat Cipollone takes over the job. Once Cipollone arrives, Flood will return to his role of special counsel to the president.
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Old 19.10.2018, 16:04
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It would help to read your quotes. The first paragraph, while clear already, is a little less explicit than the 2nd which reads:
Trump said on Tuesday that Pat Cipollone will take over as White House Counsel from McGahn.

Then Thursday it was announced that Flood will take over as White House Counsel from McGahn and Pat Cipollone will take over from Flood at some unknown future date.

Trump announced Pat Cipollone's appointment before his background check was successfully completed.

McGahn’s exit came one day after White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters told The Hill that the administration did not have any announcements on when he planned to leave.

You don't think this is chaotic?
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Old 19.10.2018, 16:17
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[QUOTE=Urs Max;3003906]From the Cherokee Registry p.4:

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His [Churchill's] public statements that he was a member of the UKB [United Ketwoah Band of Cherokee] created controversy, because Churchill failed to distinguish tribal enrollment from honorary associate membership [as does our marton].
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Churchill does not possess an issued Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood (CDIB); he is not eligible for any federal benefits reserved for Native Americans.
My suggestion was that the Cherokee Nation offer Senator Warren Honorary membership.

Why do you think Honorary membership would be eligible for federal benefits?
Federal benefits require a minimum Degree of Indian Blood which an Honorary Cherokee would not meet?
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Old 19.10.2018, 16:28
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

As it is Friday

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A Michigan Republican women's PAC is backing two Democratic candidates in November over their Trump-supporting opponents, pointing to President Trump rhetoric and citing the Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings as key reasons for the move.
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Good luck to them; maybe they should consider changing their allegiance?

Meanwhile Trump continues to incite violence against the free press

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“We endorsed Greg really early, but I heard that he had body slammed a reporter.
And he was way up…and I said, ‘Oh, this is terrible, he’s going to lose the election.’
But then I said, ‘Well wait a minute, I know Montana pretty well, I think it might help him,’ and it did…
He’s a great guy and a tough cookie,” Trump said Thursday.
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My suggestion was that the Cherokee Nation offer Senator Warren Honorary membership.
Really. Where exactly?
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Why do you think Honorary membership would be eligible for federal benefits?
Do I? Where?
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Old 19.10.2018, 18:06
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Trump said on Tuesday that Pat Cipollone will take over as White House Counsel from McGahn.

Then Thursday it was announced that Flood will take over as White House Counsel from McGahn and Pat Cipollone will take over from Flood at some unknown future date.
Obviously Flood will hold the position interim. That's nothing uncommon.

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McGahn’s exit came one day after White House spokeswoman Lindsay Walters told The Hill that the administration did not have any announcements on when he planned to leave.

You don't think this is chaotic?
Uugh ... where are the goalposts?
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Old 19.10.2018, 20:58
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Obviously Flood will hold the position interim. That's nothing uncommon.


Uugh ... where are the goalposts?
Whoooshhh
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Old 19.10.2018, 22:59
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Really. Where exactly?

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I am sure if the Cherokee Nation had called Warren and said "we want to meet to discuss making you an honorary Cherokee" she would have immediately refused the meeting.
All clear now?
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All clear now?
That's not a suggestion. All you wrote is an assumption. A completely baseless one, that is. So where is your suggestion?

Where do I say honorary membership is eligible for Federal benefits?



As for the goalposts .... keep moving them. A whoosh won't make you look any better.

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That's not a suggestion. All you wrote is an assumption. A completely baseless one, that is.

As for the goalposts .... keep moving them. A whoosh won't make you look any better.
Maybe you prefer this one?

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Warren is a US Senator.
If they had any sense they would have confirmed her; or at least made her an honorary Cherokee like Sam Houston; now Johnny Depp is a Comanche then the sky is the limit!

Talk about looking a gift horse in the mouth
Got it now?
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Ok. Doesn't change the fact that it makes no sense but at least you're factual with your claim.

Speaking of facts, where do I say "Honorary membership would be eligible for federal benefits"?

Speaking of facts ....
"If they had any sense they would have confirmed her; or at least made her an honorary Cherokee like Sam Houston"?
... when, where, and how did Warren apply, or was nominated, for tribal enrollment?
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More Trump administration chaos

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A top political official at the Department of Housing and Urban Development resigned Friday after HUD Secretary Ben Carson said she was slated to be the Interior Department’s top watchdog
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Interior Department said on Thursday that Carson’s email was “false information,” and Tufts was never offered a job at the Interior Department.
“HUD sent out an email that had false information in it.”
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Donald Trump says he has spoken to King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for about 20 minutes about the Jamal Khashoggi case. The journalist disappeared after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on 2 October, but the US president said it sounded like neither the king nor Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman had knowledge of the incident.

"I sounded to me like maybe there could have been rogue killers - who knows," Trump told reporters at the White House.

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Now getting closer to the truth!

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Saudi Arabia acknowledged Friday that U.S.-based journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who had been missing for more than two weeks after entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, is dead.
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The kingdom's public prosecutor claimed that a physical altercation broke out between Khashoggi and men inside the consulate resulting in a “a fistfight that led to his death.”
The Saudi government said that 18 Saudi nationals have been arrested and are being interrogated in connection to the case.

18 arrested? Some unfair fist fight!!

Rogue killers inside the high security Saudi consulate!?!
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Time to stock up the nuclear shelter with some good wines!

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President Trump confirmed the U.S. will pull out of the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF), a nuclear deal signed between Washington and Moscow during the Cold War.
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Putin must be very happy with his protege!
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Here we go again.

"There has been an outpouring of anger in the US from politicians, celebrities and human rights groups over a report alleging the US policy on gender recognition could be changed.

A report in the New York Times on Sunday said a government memo proposed officially defining gender as biological and fixed.

The change would rescind previous policy which eased trans recognition.
Instead, it would define gender solely on the genitalia people are born with.
The administration of former President Barack Obama adopted a definition of gender in federal policy which made it easier to allow individual choice and self-determination.

The change sparked a number of complex and long-running legal challenges in conservative states, in areas like the use of toilets.

The Trump administration has previously tried to roll back transgender recognition in areas such as the military and in schools - but it has not commented on the latest report. "

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-45939524
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The Trump administration has previously tried to roll back transgender recognition in areas such as the military and in schools - but it has not commented on the latest report. "

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That's what you get if you fill your government with repressed, guilt-riddled conservatives.
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Question is what happens when they run into one of those few people who have both male and female genitalia? Guess they'll be the ones who can really call themselves transgender.
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Over the weekend at a campaign rally for Sen. Dean Heller (R) in Nevada, President Donald Trump said this:

"I don't think we like sanctuary cities up here.
"By the way, a lot of people in California don't want them, either. They're rioting now.
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Like the article quotes "What kind of president makes up “riots” in his own country?
In other words, after weeks of Trump rhetoric about dangerous Democratic “mobs,” the president believes it’s his supporters who’ve taken to the streets, violently lashing out at communities in California that disagree with the White House about immigration.

In reality, of course, the riots don’t exist.
The debate over so-called “sanctuary cities” is real, but enraged conservatives rioting in California appear to be limited to the president’s imagination."

Amazing Trump's ability to survive and be successful after behaviour that would have destroyed any other President.
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Question is what happens when they run into one of those few people who have both male and female genitalia? Guess they'll be the ones who can really call themselves transgender.
Medical term is 46,XX ovotesticular DSD, often more commonly known as intersex. Trans comes from the Latin meaning 'across'. In modern terms relating to sexuality, it means someone in the process of changing their gender.
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