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Money-less pool: the last day of Trump's presidency.

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Oh well, I thought the house would definitely switch to Dems and hoping for a small miracle with the Senate and with enough pressure get 10 or 12 Republicans to vote their conscience and expell the vile "individual 1" from the WH. I  guess he's just gonna have to get voted out and hopefully drag a substantial amount of Republicans with him so maybe again like in 2008 we can achieve not just majorities but super majorities with please oh please President Elizabeth Warren.

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It is bizarre he got elected and even more so that he's lasted so long. We are all caught up in the time that has passed. The gross erosion of the office of the presidency, as well as the Senate, and the one political party that still thinks it got all that they always wished for. 

They got the Supreme Court. They got tax cuts for the rich. They got deregulation so that public lands can be used to drill for more fossil fuels, and more lands can be dismantled so that they can build more pipelines to transport that carbon rich green house gas into the atmosphere.

 

Not to mention Article One in the Mueller Report, where Trump knowingly could not ever say a damn thing negatively about Russia's meddling in our elections. What about our own democracy? 

 

I say, kind of like Trump in a way, leave those other countries alone. But I say it in a completely different way. Let the Iranian people change their own country. The populace there already knew that owning usable nuclear weapons made zero sense. The educated folks in Iran knew they never wanted the US to tell them what they could have, and yet they also already knew that if they did create these weapons the Saudi's would soon follow suit.

 

The people of Iran are smart enough on their own. 

So too are the people in China. You have to back up a bit. You have change the way you operate. You just can't build a bigger and bigger military power forever. That kind of thinking is a huge mistake. You could have talked trade with other countries involved. You possibly could have shown the Chinese government that buying up foreign currency to keep the Yuan low eventually was a bad thing for all. But to do that, you would have to remove US Corporate control over US trade policy for the people who work in both places just to live.

 

Not that Trump ever gave much of a thought to anything much other than his own self preservation. And that fact is the operant bizzarreness behind this money-less pool to be sure.

 

Peace!

 

 

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On 6/7/2019 at 6:21 PM, laripu said:

999azza: 3/25/2017

Jimjc: 7/4/2017

999azza: 7/19/2017 (2nd pick)

Arris: 11/21/2017

RollingRock: 12/16/2017

Laripu: 3/23/2018

zkyllonen8: 5/13/2018

KingAirC90: 8/15/2018

EvilFerret: 9/2/2018

bigmike1256: 9/15/2018

Scottmon: 10/5/2018

Middl3: 10/25/2018

TDS: 12/7/2018

Craig234: 12/31/2018

TheOldBarn: 1/15/2019

pwkbirdie56: 1/31/2019

Rolling Rock: 2/20/2019 (2nd pick)

EvilFerret: 3/25/2019 (2nd pick)

Hex2: 4/1/2019

Fourputt: 8/20/2019

Bludog: 10/6/2020

Cecilia: 1/20/2021

SchollSpirit: 1/20/2021

XavierOnassis: 1/20/2021

Strootman: 1/20/2025

JeanMoulin: 1/20/2025

 

It's getting exciting!

 

Impeachment inquiry is on. Trump's incompetence, even at criminality, is finally causing him trouble.

 

I hope enough Republicans consider that they might do better with Pence, and vote the gold-plated pig fu¢k€r out, in the coming Senate trial. Then we can go to the election against a different incompetent pig fu¢k€r .

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1 hour ago, laripu said:

It's getting exciting!

 

Finally, a smoking gun. 

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If hes getting removed then this is it just the start of everything but I feel it's going to happen fast if it happens. Pelosi thinks he really hung himself and I gotta say she's impressing me right now, she called this months ago and showed some real discipline and leadership with her superior  knowledge over Trump. The fact he called her and asked can we work this out shows she's the one in control and he knows it.

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16 hours ago, fourputt said:

If hes getting removed then this is it just the start of everything but I feel it's going to happen fast if it happens. Pelosi thinks he really hung himself and I gotta say she's impressing me right now, she called this months ago and showed some real discipline and leadership with her superior  knowledge over Trump. The fact he called her and asked can we work this out shows she's the one in control and he knows it.

Feels like it will move fast however there are still a lot of Republicans especially in the House who seem to be circling the wagon. The hard part will be getting those inside the White house who passed info onto the whistle blower to testify. Trump was just today heard calling them traitors. 

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6 hours ago, TheOldBarn said:

Feels like it will move fast however there are still a lot of Republicans especially in the House who seem to be circling the wagon. The hard part will be getting those inside the White house who passed info onto the whistle blower to testify. Trump was just today heard calling them traitors. 

It's going to take just the right amount of pressure applied the right way to get them to crack but once it happens all the dominos will fall soon after I hope.

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On 9/26/2019 at 9:59 PM, TheOldBarn said:

The hard part will be getting those inside the White house who passed info onto the whistle blower to testify. Trump was just today heard calling them traitors. 

 

Imagine how hard it would be if the people who spoke to the whistle blower are family members. Jared, Ivanka, and even Melania might possibly be among those trying to get Trump out of office.

 

How nuts would that make the golden Don, the amber oaf, betrayer of the presidential oath?

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On 9/25/2019 at 8:27 PM, laripu said:

Fourputt: 8/20/2019

Bludog: 10/6/2020

Cecilia: 1/20/2021

SchollSpirit: 1/20/2021

XavierOnassis: 1/20/2021

Strootman: 1/20/2025

JeanMoulin: 1/20/2025

 

It's getting exciting!

 

Impeachment inquiry is on. Trump's incompetence, even at criminality, is finally causing him trouble.

 

I hope enough Republicans consider that they might do better with Pence, and vote the gold-plated pig fu¢k€r out, in the coming Senate trial. Then we can go to the election against a different incompetent pig fu¢k€r .

 

Didn't enter but would have picked 1/20/2021. It might be sooner based on this Ukraine call. Possibly 1/17/2021 to give Pence time to pardon him. Perhaps sooner. 

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