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Outcome of the Trump trial in the Senate

McConnell moves for dismissal before any testimony
- 0 (0%)
McConnell moves for acquittal before any testimony.
- 2 (25%)
The Senate listens to the case as put on by the House prosecutors and the Trump legal team, then acquits Trump
- 6 (75%)
The Senate listens to the case as put on by the House prosecutors and the Trump legal team, then censures Trump
- 0 (0%)
The Senate listens to the case as put on by the House prosecutors and the Trump legal team, then convicts and removes Trump from office
- 0 (0%)
Trump resigns before the trial is over
- 0 (0%)

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bambu-wisdom

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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #90 on: August 01, 2018, 01:38:54 AM »

Ye old 'bambu' is now 'bambu-wisdom'.



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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #91 on: August 01, 2018, 07:40:44 AM »

Ye old 'bambu' is now 'bambu-wisdom'.





Akin to the term "military intelligence".

I love a good oxymoron. Other morons, not so much.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #92 on: August 01, 2018, 09:38:57 AM »

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-guns/u-s-judge-halts-3-d-printed-gun-blueprints-hours-before-planned-release-idUSKBN1KL1SZ

Whew.   Was amused at gun groups logic that the ban was unnecessary because the plastic guns are unreliable.  Begs the question - if so,  then how does the ban hurt their interests?   Wouldn't this strike a blow for quality control they could applaud?   
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #93 on: August 01, 2018, 09:42:49 AM »

I miss Evvie and it's ambiguous sexuality, cute habit of calling everyone "Mister, " and the amusing references to an aunt.   And,  of course,  the Josh-like smorgasbord of informative links.   Nothing wrong with a repurposed sock.

I would suggest close the unused forums,  which will just attract spammers.   I mean,  do we really need a separate forum for pets or Latin American writers or theater?  Maybe keep three book forums,  say,,  fiction,  nonfiction and creative writing.
You axe Meander Where You May and teddy will roll over in her grave, and I do not think she is actually dead.

If the archives are restored,  then yes,  keep all the old book threads.   But it appears those are gone and we just have empty threads.   I wondered if all that data was really gone.   In any case Meander is a good category.   
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #94 on: August 01, 2018, 10:10:34 AM »

To begin with, 80 percent of the children who have crossed over since 2014 are not with parents but are unaccompanied. Only 20 percent come with parents.

LOL. How do these dimwits think this statistic disproves the Trump Administration policy of separating children from parents legally requesting refugee status, and their failure to fully comply with court ordered reunification?

Why do you think they are saying it does?

The title of the piece of garbage you linked to, for a start; "Government data shows the entire "family separation" crisis was built of lies."

And then how it uses that very statistic and others to argue that "the illegals are self-separating from their kids" before shifting to argue that the kids who are left here after being separated will become future gang members.

Illuminating stuff kidcarter8.  Reposting it (twice) saying far more about your deplorable views than shedding any light on the family separation issue.

They lay out the numbers fairly clearly.  Leaves plenty of room for parents separated from their children and having legit angst about it.  Just doesnt describe as high a percentage of the cases as the left would have you believe

"The left" made no claims about percentages from 2014-2016.

Regardless - they paint a picture that every border case is a lost kid situation.  It's a small percentage - and its being done by current law.

Do you expect the border patrol to decide case by case which parent/kid combinations get to enter and stay, no questions asked?  To let everyone in?  What, exactly?

Again - dont throw stones without proper answers.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #95 on: August 01, 2018, 10:32:19 AM »

Was amused at gun groups logic that the ban was unnecessary because the plastic guns are unreliable.

Right, and of course we wouldn't expect any improvement in the designs or the technology used to print them at any point in the future.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #96 on: August 01, 2018, 10:33:47 AM »

You may have seen Cohen give the Pedophile test to Roy Moore. If you haven't,

Here It'z Is]http://www.ebaumsworld.com/videos/sacha-baron-cohen-trolls-roy-moore-with-a-fake-pedophile-detector/85726985/]Here It'z Is

Funny. and well played.

But to me the laugh out loud part is where Roy Moore is agreeing that the history of Alabama is Freedom and equality for all peoples. That is just too funny!

But it does show that the systemic racism is at a level that is subdural. It is like a cotton seed that is deep deep in the soul of the south. They don't even know that it is there.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #97 on: August 01, 2018, 10:37:20 AM »

Regardless - they paint a picture that every border case is a lost kid situation. 

No, they didn't. They painted the picture that over 3,000 kids were unwillingly separated from their parents, which is number provided them by the administration.

Do you expect the border patrol to decide case by case which parent/kid combinations get to enter and stay, no questions asked?  To let everyone in?  What, exactly?

They could, I don't know, do what they did before the Trump Administration instituted a zero tolerance policy this spring that they knew full well would result in kids being taken from their parents.  But for Trump the cruelty is the point.  They saw the separation policy as a deterrent. 

That you would argue that they had no choice makes clear that you either aren't following the story, or that you have no interest in discussing this in good faith. 


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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #98 on: August 01, 2018, 11:12:50 AM »

Off topic, but I drove to the grocery store last night to buy a gallon of milk and got all the way to the checkout when I realized I forgot my ID. So embarrassing.

Needs, they easily could also have tracked the kids and parents through the system, so that it would be easy to reunite families. But they did not do that, because they had no real intention of reuniting them.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #99 on: August 01, 2018, 11:17:04 AM »

You need an ID card to buy milk now? 
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #100 on: August 01, 2018, 11:38:26 AM »

I once got carded for spiked egg-nog, but that was a long time ago.

In other news it seems the Boy King is on the twitter machine again ranting for the 'Bama munchkin AG to end the rigged witch hunt.

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« Reply #101 on: August 01, 2018, 11:58:03 AM »

In other news it seems the Boy King is on the twitter machine again ranting for the 'Bama munchkin AG to end the rigged witch hunt.

Trump’s way of saying he’s tired of pretending to be president and is ready for someone to come along and arrest him now. He’s hoping for a cell mate who uses him roughly like Roy Cohn used to.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #102 on: August 01, 2018, 12:20:06 PM »

In other news it seems the Boy King is on the twitter machine again ranting for the 'Bama munchkin AG to end the rigged witch hunt.

Trump’s way of saying he’s tired of pretending to be president and is ready for someone to come along and arrest him now. He’s hoping for a cell mate who uses him roughly like Roy Cohn used to.

I don't know Fac, I'm not sure if he's tired of being president, he likes the parades, dress-up parties and Air Force One part, and making millions pimping out his hotels and golf courses, but he's tired of following the generally accepted rules of being President, and God knows he sucks at the job of "preserve protect and defend" 
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #103 on: August 01, 2018, 12:21:20 PM »

Re:  "gun groups logic"

- and of course you will attach this to an entire nation of Trump supporters, Republicans.....
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #104 on: August 01, 2018, 12:46:04 PM »

Regardless - they paint a picture that every border case is a lost kid situation. 

No, they didn't. They painted the picture that over 3,000 kids were unwillingly separated from their parents, which is number provided them by the administration.

Do you expect the border patrol to decide case by case which parent/kid combinations get to enter and stay, no questions asked?  To let everyone in?  What, exactly?

They could, I don't know, do what they did before the Trump Administration instituted a zero tolerance policy this spring that they knew full well would result in kids being taken from their parents.  But for Trump the cruelty is the point.  They saw the separation policy as a deterrent. 

That you would argue that they had no choice makes clear that you either aren't following the story, or that you have no interest in discussing this in good faith.

Children were put in foster care under the Obama administration after parents were deported.  And others, like now, were able to be placed with relatives in the US.

We are trying to LOWER the entries at the border.  Please - make a better effort in understanding this.

The "3000" are the unfortunate who have been temporarily caught up in the changing system.
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