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josh

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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #15285 on: June 16, 2019, 01:58:34 PM »

Order restored in Hong Kong

https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/13/asia/hong-kong-violence-umbrella-intl-hnk/index.html

Temporarily.

As I was saying:
https://www.cnn.com/asia/live-news/hong-kong-protests-june-16-intl-hnk/index.html

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Close to 2 million people descended on Hong Kong's streets on Sunday, Civil Human Rights Front (CHRF), the organizers of the protests, estimate.

According to CHRF, those numbers are unprecedented. Police estimated that the 338,000 people followed the protest's original route.

In a statement released by the group Sunday night, CHRF said demonstrations will continue until the government withdraws the extradition bill in its entirety, releases arrested protesters and withdraws all charges, retracts the characterization of the protests as a "riot" and forces Chief Executive Carrie Lam to resign.

"Should the government refuse to respond, only more Hong Kongers will strike tomorrow," CHRF said.

Just a bit of difference between those two numbers. Of course, neither group has a motive for causing the numbers to be higher or lower. But the photos are quite impressive.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #15286 on: June 16, 2019, 02:13:40 PM »

Wow! 55 million and more were without power. Five countries impacted.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/06/16/world/power-outage-argentina-uruguay-paraguay/index.html
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #15287 on: June 16, 2019, 02:43:01 PM »

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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #15288 on: June 16, 2019, 02:50:33 PM »

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/oil-tanker-gulf-of-oman-iran-explosion-trump-administration_n_5d0415c3e4b0dc17ef09f629?utm_source=main_fb&utm_campaign=hp_fb_pages&utm_medium=facebook&ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063&section=politics&fbclid=IwAR0QGQ-8F0iPA1CB_8pGNOTgvtLEv5sbXlZCgqzlIGjERlcmi1kK4xmAMGY

Mine? What mine?

Not that missiles are not still a problem.

What does it tell us that the American public have yet to see one shred of credible evidence that Iran directed these latest attacks?   Pompeo and Bolt-head are enemies of truth and reason, like so many in the Washington cesspool.

In the words of Roman Senator and historian Tacitus:

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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #15289 on: June 16, 2019, 03:53:44 PM »

Happy Father's Day, one and all.

Take time to breathe.
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« Reply #15290 on: June 16, 2019, 03:56:07 PM »

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/oil-tanker-gulf-of-oman-iran-explosion-trump-administration_n_5d0415c3e4b0dc17ef09f629?utm_source=main_fb&utm_campaign=hp_fb_pages&utm_medium=facebook&ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063&section=politics&fbclid=IwAR0QGQ-8F0iPA1CB_8pGNOTgvtLEv5sbXlZCgqzlIGjERlcmi1kK4xmAMGY

Mine? What mine?

Not that missiles are not still a problem.

What does it tell us that the American public have yet to see one shred of credible evidence that Iran directed these latest attacks?   Pompeo and Bolt-head are enemies of truth and reason, like so many in the Washington cesspool.

In the words of Roman Senator and historian Tacitus:

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Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.   

Says that divulging evidence to the public is not high priority

Just a guess
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #15291 on: June 16, 2019, 04:30:38 PM »

What does PFKA stand for? 

Please French Kiss Anteaters?
Peruvians Fuck eat KeenwA.

Or Poster Formerly Known As. It seems Josh's jihad against spam bots has claimed an unintended vicitim.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #15292 on: June 16, 2019, 05:48:16 PM »

https://www.apnews.com/259d11069cbd4a34be9b4e7a187352da

US opens new mass facility in Texas for migrant children

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“All the new facilities will be considered temporary emergency shelters, so they won’t be subject to state child welfare licensing requirements.”

What could possibly go wrong?

And why would anybody suspect them of ulterior motives not in the children's best interests?!


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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #15293 on: June 16, 2019, 06:15:27 PM »

Happy Father's Day, one and all.

Take time to breathe.

And shit.   Two words for you fellahs in "late middle age":   chia seeds.

As for keenwa, I wish it could have stayed in Peru.   I won't even say what a quinoa seed looks like after it's cooked.   (sideshow Bob shudder) 
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« Reply #15294 on: June 16, 2019, 06:17:54 PM »

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/oil-tanker-gulf-of-oman-iran-explosion-trump-administration_n_5d0415c3e4b0dc17ef09f629?utm_source=main_fb&utm_campaign=hp_fb_pages&utm_medium=facebook&ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063&section=politics&fbclid=IwAR0QGQ-8F0iPA1CB_8pGNOTgvtLEv5sbXlZCgqzlIGjERlcmi1kK4xmAMGY

Mine? What mine?

Not that missiles are not still a problem.

What does it tell us that the American public have yet to see one shred of credible evidence that Iran directed these latest attacks?   Pompeo and Bolt-head are enemies of truth and reason, like so many in the Washington cesspool.

In the words of Roman Senator and historian Tacitus:

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Truth is confirmed by inspection and delay; falsehood by haste and uncertainty.   

Says that divulging evidence to the public is not high priority

Just a guess

Didn't Trump say something in a speech about "transparency"? 

Not that His Transparency has ever read Tacitus or could tell you who he was.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #15295 on: June 16, 2019, 10:07:51 PM »

https://www.facebook.com/NowThisPolitics/videos/334165350813577/

Colonel Larry Wilkerson discussing the Trumpian efforts to set Iran up for a war, using the same techniques he helped with for Iraq.
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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #15296 on: June 16, 2019, 10:32:43 PM »

Nice clear exposition of how history repeats itself.

United States of Amnesia, indeed.

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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #15297 on: June 17, 2019, 09:48:06 AM »

Sen. Cotton will be cheering the amnesiacs onward.

Post picks on Cotton....

https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/06/16/danger-tom-cotton/

BTW, kudos to Japan and Germany for maintenance of some skepticism regarding the grainy and ambiguous video purported to be Iranians removing a limpet mine.  Why are more officials not shouting the obvious question:  why do all the eyewitnesses on the tanker report a projectile attack, not a mine?? 

Cotton's "two strikes and we're done" idiocy makes even John Bolton look relatively sane.

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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #15298 on: June 17, 2019, 11:23:05 AM »

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Re: Trump Administration
« Reply #15299 on: June 17, 2019, 11:32:51 AM »

I’m just gonna leave this right here...

https://www.wwnytv.com/2019/06/14/arrested-largest-welfare-fraud-sweep-st-lawrence-county-history/

MAGA

I'm just gonna leave this nearby....

https://www.desmoinesregister.com/story/opinion/readers/2016/05/26/how-much-does-welfare-cost-average-taxpayer/84917512/

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n 2012, the average American taxpayer making $50,000 per year paid just $36 towards the food stamps program and about $6 per year for the rest of the social safety net programs. Republicans say this is too much — cut it!

Corporate welfare, however, costs the average American family a staggering $6,000 a year in subsidies to Republican-friendly big business. The bottom-line is that American families are paying $6,000 or more per year to subsidize giant transnational corporations that are already making billions in profit. In the past decade alone, corporations have doubled their profits on our buck.

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