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Offline Glom

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #30 on: January 20, 2017, 04:15:00 AM »
I is confused. Who is the order of the swastika? Do we have many Buddhists or Hindus or Shinto here?

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #31 on: January 20, 2017, 11:54:53 AM »
Has anyone else been following the confirmation hearings?  Looks like my kids' education is about to be in the hands of a woman whose only qualification is that her family has donated some $200 million to the Republican Party over the years.
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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #32 on: January 20, 2017, 11:57:33 AM »
Good wind in DC today. Makes the flag flutter just right.

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #33 on: January 20, 2017, 12:28:56 PM »
I would have thought Trump would have arranged for bright sun and 70 F temperatures. Staff has let him down. Sad.

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #34 on: January 21, 2017, 01:24:05 PM »
Has anyone else been following the confirmation hearings?  Looks like my kids' education is about to be in the hands of a woman whose only qualification is that her family has donated some $200 million to the Republican Party over the years.

Pretty much like education in the UK was handed over to an Oxford Historian, whose entire education policy was based on his own grammar school experience while simultaneously tarring the entire teaching profession as the 'left wing' blob. Every kid in the country must follow a rigorous set of exams as standards must be raised (that was the mantra).
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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #35 on: January 21, 2017, 01:30:11 PM »
24 hours have past. Not dead yet. Or groped.

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #36 on: January 26, 2017, 04:55:10 AM »
Lifted from another forum today;

"The current situation where we have a country with the most advanced science and technology institutions and companies in the world dictated to by a mentally-impaired clown in the throes of a temper tantrum backed up by a load of religious idiots is just not a viable situation for anyone.

People who can land a vehicle on Mars and keep it running for 13 years do not deserve to be dictated to by a total f***ing idiot."

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #37 on: January 26, 2017, 12:52:39 PM »
Apparently, some dozen federal agencies have started unofficial Twitter accounts to get around the gag order.
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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #38 on: January 26, 2017, 01:46:37 PM »
So he's advocating torture, suggested we should have plundered Iraq. It's like he's trying to be a cartoon villain.

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #39 on: January 26, 2017, 01:53:01 PM »
Apparently an unexpected number of top bureaucrats at the State Department have announced their resignation in advent of Tillerson's taking control.

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #40 on: January 26, 2017, 02:20:05 PM »
Sean Spicer, Press Secretary, has apparently sent out two tweets today:

"n8y25ah7"

and

"Aqenbpuu"

Some people think it's his Twitter password, and the one he reset it to after realizing he'd sent out the first one. Some think they're the nuclear codes. I think they're the most intelligible things to come out of his office for the week.

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« Reply #41 on: January 26, 2017, 06:58:40 PM »
I do wonder if Trump has a real chance of becoming the fifth.
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Offline Luke Pemberton

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #42 on: January 26, 2017, 11:11:34 PM »
People who can land a vehicle on Mars and keep it running for 13 years do not deserve to be dictated to by a total f***ing idiot."

... but sadly Trump does not have the mental capacity to understand that he's wearing the Emperor's new clothes.

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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #43 on: January 29, 2017, 09:48:14 AM »
in the next segment, the Glorious Leader has reorganized the National Security Council. Steve Bannon, declared white nationalist, is in. Of course that means someone must be out, because you can't just stick another chair at the table.

Who's out? No one important. Just the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Director of National Intelligence.  Because why on earth would you need to have them involved?

I know there are at least a couple of people on this board, people I consider sane and of good character, who supported Trump. Can you say today, this is what I wanted when I voted for Trump? Because to my eyes, this has moved beyond madness.
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Re: The Trump Presidency
« Reply #44 on: January 29, 2017, 10:44:17 AM »
I wouldn't have voted for this clown for dog catcher, but I thought his campaign rhetoric was probably a bunch of radical crazy populist B.S.; but once elected and in office, I thought cooler, saner heads would prevail. It looks like I was very, very, very self deluded.
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