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Old 12-16-2016, 09:06 AM   #1
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"Trump promotes himself as a man divorced from party ideology, a president-elect just as open-minded to input from Al Gore as from Newt Gingrich.

But with his Cabinet nearly complete, he has chosen one of the most consistently conservative domestic policy teams in modern history, setting himself up for hard decisions and potential conflict with some of his supporters when he begins to govern."

http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-n...209-story.html
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Old 12-16-2016, 03:54 PM   #2
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Hi 2nd -- Interesting post.

Trump demands loyalty, but he doesn't return it. It's going to be interesting the first time that he 'hangs Brownie out to dry'. What will the other Trumpites think? The article dances around it.
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Old 12-19-2016, 10:45 PM   #3
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Just received this email from the Brady Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

"Today, Ohio Governor John Kasich signed a bill allowing guns in the public sections of airport terminals, and gives college administrators and day care owners the right to green light loaded, hidden guns at schools.

Law enforcement officials, day care center owners, colleges, and gun violence prevention groups opposed the bill, but the corporate gun lobby jammed it through. In fact, they’ve vowed to fight for laws like these across the nation.

Despite the diverse coalition opposed to this bill, Gov. Kasich bowed to pressure from the gun lobby. Because Ohio does not have Brady background checks on every gun sale, this puts Ohioans at even greater risk."

I don't seem to have any words for this right now.
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Old 12-22-2016, 07:05 PM   #4
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We should give Trump a chance – a chance to normalize himself, in the sense of complying with the norms every president should observe. Giving him a chance doesn’t mean giving him a break; quite the contrary. It means subjecting him to tough scrutiny, holding him to high standards and judging him against his own promises. In short, treating him like a normal president – whether he likes it or not.
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Old 03-31-2017, 06:32 AM   #5
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Hi 2nd -- Interesting post.

Trump demands loyalty, but he doesn't return it. It's going to be interesting the first time that he 'hangs Brownie out to dry'. What will the other Trumpites think? The article dances around it.
Hmmmmmm ..... does Mike Flynn have a story to tell? Really?
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Old 04-14-2017, 03:27 PM   #6
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Hi 2nd -- Interesting post.

Trump demands loyalty, but he doesn't return it. It's going to be interesting the first time that he 'hangs Brownie out to dry'. What will the other Trumpites think? The article dances around it.
And away we go!

http://www.politico.com/magazine/sto...eitbart-215026
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Old 07-27-2017, 10:11 PM   #7
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Hi 2nd -- Interesting post.

Trump demands loyalty, but he doesn't return it. It's going to be interesting the first time that he 'hangs Brownie out to dry'. What will the other Trumpites think? The article dances around it.
For some reason, I'm reminded of Ernst Rohm, the SA thug and early endorser of Adolph Hitler. Legend has it that he went to his death proclaiming, "But Mein Fuhrer! I was loyal!"

I wonder what Jeff Sessions or Reince Priebus will be proclaiming as they are fired?

It's funny how the mind works.
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Hi 2nd -- Interesting post.

Trump demands loyalty, but he doesn't return it. It's going to be interesting the first time that he 'hangs Brownie out to dry'. What will the other Trumpites think? The article dances around it.
If the price of pardoning Paul Manafort is too high (i.e. impeachment), Trump is not going to pay it. He certainly did that calculus with Michael Cohen. Cohen sent up flares for months, asking for Presidential help. He never got it.
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Old 01-01-2017, 11:29 AM   #9
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The night shift at Wal Mart.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/12/17/op..._1=525281&_r=0
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Now THAT is sad.
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