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It's Beginning to Look a lot like Treason! The Mueller Investigation Part 5
|by Anonymous||reply 600||12/16/2017|
What happened to Treason's Greetings?
|by Anonymous||reply 1||12/04/2017|
Will Hope Hicks be starring in next season's "Orange is the New Black"?
|by Anonymous||reply 2||12/04/2017|
I think Treason's Greetings was already used
|by Anonymous||reply 3||12/04/2017|
Bump for... Treason!
|by Anonymous||reply 4||12/06/2017|
Link to Part 4
|by Anonymous||reply 5||12/06/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 6||12/06/2017|
Personally I liked "Treason is the reason for the Season", but clearly, I was outvoted.
|by Anonymous||reply 7||12/06/2017|
R6 Boris has landed!
|by Anonymous||reply 8||12/06/2017|
Looks like Boris got hired by the Washington Post. Read it and weep:
The quest for collusion is over. Special counsel Robert S. Mueller III’s Russia investigation has not — either through leaks or announced indictments — revealed any collusion, and Democrats and their allies in the liberal mainstream media know that it never will. This reality is setting in among the president’s clearer-thinking foes, and they are transitioning to an obstruction of justice claim in an effort to sustain the fight with President Trump.
Mueller’s investigation has been looking into Russian meddling in the 2016 election since May. His team has made a number of consequential findings, but none of them establish collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. We would know by now if anyone close to Trump had actually colluded with Russia to impact the 2016 campaign. The only thing we know for certain is that Paul Manafort, Rick Gates, George Papadopoulos and Michael Flynn have been indicted for or admitted to things that fall short of collusion and have nothing to do with the president.
|by Anonymous||reply 9||12/06/2017|
r9.......BWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA....OH, MY SIDES.....BWHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA.
You are truly delusional.
|by Anonymous||reply 10||12/06/2017|
Me too, R7. We can fix that with the next one.
|by Anonymous||reply 11||12/06/2017|
R9 Washington Post... LOL Washington Boris.
|by Anonymous||reply 12||12/06/2017|
Last I checked Mueller is not president...
|by Anonymous||reply 13||12/06/2017|
Peter Strzok has single-handedly sunk the Mueller investigation. Why did Mueller appoint such a compromised person in the first place?
|by Anonymous||reply 14||12/06/2017|
I had R9 on ignore -- for obviously good reasons. What a bunch of nonsense. The investigation is far from over; there are a lot more shoes to drop. Jared, Don Jr., and the Keebler Elf, Jeff Sessions, seem like good candidates for indictment.
|by Anonymous||reply 15||12/06/2017|
This peaked too soon and never climaxed. What a dud this issue turned out to be.
|by Anonymous||reply 16||12/06/2017|
Me three, R7 and R11.
How's the weather in Stalingrad, R16?
|by Anonymous||reply 17||12/06/2017|
Is the author of R9 the guy Manafort was hoping to sign his ghost written article too?
|by Anonymous||reply 18||12/06/2017|
[quote]I had [R9] on ignore -- for obviously good reasons
Your allergy to the truth being one of them. The "Trump Colluded With Russia" lie was spun by Mook and Podesta to explain away their failure. Time to close the book on that fairy tale.
|by Anonymous||reply 19||12/06/2017|
Trump Treason is the topic... anything else is just Boris yelping. FF them.
|by Anonymous||reply 20||12/06/2017|
Obstruction is good enough to get Cheetolini to resign. Mueller is getting his financial records now though...
|by Anonymous||reply 21||12/06/2017|
R21 Better do it fast before he starts WW3.
|by Anonymous||reply 22||12/06/2017|
In keeping with the title of the thread, here’s a holiday tune for you: “Robert Mueller’s Coming to Town.”
|by Anonymous||reply 23||12/06/2017|
LOL Boris at R16 is trying to get some extra pickles and vodka for the long cold Russian winter.
|by Anonymous||reply 24||12/06/2017|
I don't get the argument that the investigation is taking forever and nothing has been found yet. Look at the comparison chart of previous investigations on this site and prepare to be shocked at just how efficient Mueller is.
|by Anonymous||reply 25||12/06/2017|
R25 It helps when the perps are so dumb... Lots of paper trails and loose lips. Hell, the Big Moron even confesses on Twitter.
|by Anonymous||reply 26||12/06/2017|
But we really need the coup de grace soon, because in desperation, the Big Moron might start a war.
|by Anonymous||reply 27||12/06/2017|
Trump's opposition to Hillary's pals in the FBI and the CIA does not constitute treason.
The real treason is the very existence of the unelected Shadow Government and its Deep State.
|by Anonymous||reply 28||12/06/2017|
Attention Shoppers: "Tin foil sale on aisle 28"
|by Anonymous||reply 29||12/06/2017|
R29, the Russian Collusion tall tales are the tin foil hats that the Democrats have to stop wearing. When the Washington Post tells you that the Russian Collusion story has no more legs, it is time to drop the Boris shtick. Seriously, the Kozachok is up.
|by Anonymous||reply 30||12/06/2017|
Give me a break R14! More than half of Americans hate Trump. You'd have to be deaf, blind and dumb not to despise the orange fuck. It only stands to reason that some of the prosecutors hired by Mueller would have at some time tweeted or said something negative about him. Haven't you? Haven't most, if not all, of your friends, family and acquaintances. Mueller did the right thing and corrected the situation as best he could ...and now on with his annihilation!
|by Anonymous||reply 31||12/06/2017|
Oh Jesus Christ, Trump’s decades long history of corrupt practices tells us all we need to know about who’s trustworthy. He’s stolen services, robbed banks, depended on hundreds of millions of dollars worth of loans from Russia for shady, shady deals. He’s cheated people repeatedly. He’s lied with glee. The man has no moral center and he’s a narcissist.
What administration has had this many people so high up in the campaign ARRESTED this early? Why are they ALL LYING to investigators? They’re corrupt as fuck. Their defenders can keep moving the goalposts back. They’re still fucking guilty.
|by Anonymous||reply 32||12/06/2017|
[quote]When the Washington Post tells you that the Russian Collusion story has no more legs
Since that hasn't happened, forgive us if we ignore this bit of advice. That wasn't the Washington Post, moron. It was an op-ed from Ed Rogers, a highly-partisan, rather dimwitted individual, who has been trying to pull this line for months. Quoting from his bio:
[quote]a political consultant and a veteran of the Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush White Houses and several national campaigns. He is the chairman of the lobbying and communications firm BGR Group, which he founded with former Mississippi governor Haley Barbour in 1991.
|by Anonymous||reply 33||12/06/2017|
[quote]Peter Strzok has single-handedly sunk the Mueller investigation.
Only in your dreams, moron. In the real world, the Mueller investigation is going along just fine.
[quote] Why did Mueller appoint such a compromised person in the first place?
Because of his past record and his position. This isn't rocket science.
|by Anonymous||reply 34||12/06/2017|
The trolls will keep saying that "nothing will come of this" Mueller investigation even after Trump starts his new stint on "Lockup Raw". I am amused by their stupid desperation.
|by Anonymous||reply 35||12/06/2017|
My goodness, but we have a busy little beaver on this thread:
[quote]Looks like Boris got hired by the Washington Post. Read it and weep:
It wasn't the Washington Post, moron.
[quote]Peter Strzok has single-handedly sunk the Mueller investigation. Why did Mueller appoint such a compromised person in the first place?
In the real world, nobody gives a shit about Peter Strzok. Mueller's findings don't depend on Peter and Peter was just one of many investigators.
[quote]Your allergy to the truth being one of them. The "Trump Colluded With Russia" lie was spun by Mook and Podesta to explain away their failure. Time to close the book on that fairy tale.
Except that none of this came from "Mook and Podesta."
[quote]Trump's opposition to Hillary's pals in the FBI and the CIA does not constitute treason.
Hillary doesn't have any "pals" in the FBI or the CIA, not to mention that the very real issues that Mueller has already uncovered put the lie to this.
[quote]The real treason is the very existence of the unelected Shadow Government and its Deep State.
LOL... "unelected Shadow Government and its Deep State...." Yup, get the tinfoil out.
[quote]R29, the Russian Collusion tall tales are the tin foil hats that the Democrats have to stop wearing. When the Washington Post tells you that the Russian Collusion story has no more legs, it is time to drop the Boris shtick. Seriously, the Kozachok is up.
Too bad that the Washington Post has done no such thing. It's remarkable how much this particular troll is invested in this story and how many ways he's trying desperately to pretend that there's nothing there.
|by Anonymous||reply 36||12/06/2017|
All of that from just one troll. Wow....
|by Anonymous||reply 37||12/06/2017|
I loved R6 's trolling, too. That was incredibly weak. I loved this one:
[quote]In 2013, Mueller was invested with a fund of funds called Mellon Optima. Mellon Optima invested a portion its funds in Karsch Capital a fund managed by Michael Karsh, who worked for Soros Fund Management before leaving the firm in 2000, according to Reuters.
So Mueller is invested in a fund that itself invests in another fund, the latter of which is managed by someone who used to work for a Soros fund 17 years ago. And this is proof of ... what?
|by Anonymous||reply 38||12/06/2017|
Nobody said trolls were lazy.
|by Anonymous||reply 39||12/06/2017|
Sorry Boris. Fuckface won't fire Mueller because if he does, the whole fucking Trump family will be indicted under NY law. Mueller is a very very smart man to have partnered with them. They are fucking cornered and moving fast to start a war in the Middle East.
|by Anonymous||reply 40||12/06/2017|
I have some questions for you legal brainiacs. It's a given that Trump has committed multiple felonies in his capacity as a private businessman, but is there a statute of limitations on these infractions? If not, my understanding is that he cannot be indicted on these crimes as a sitting president. Only after he leaves office or is impeached for something else that Mueller may find. So, by my thinking, Mueller needs to find some connection between these felonies committed by him as a private citizen and his bid for presidency and the possibility that he is a Russian agent BECAUSE of his actions as a private businessman. The felonies alone won't cut it, right? Does this seem as nebulous a connection to prove as I fear it seems?
|by Anonymous||reply 41||12/06/2017|
R38 It's like the "Uranium One" conspiracy. It's all word connections... no logic, no evidence, no sense. Team Boris just throws it out there to distract you (waste your time), or hook the gullible deplorables.
|by Anonymous||reply 42||12/06/2017|
[quote]Only after he leaves office or is impeached for something else that Mueller may find. So, by my thinking, Mueller needs to find some connection between these felonies committed by him as a private citizen and his bid for presidency and the possibility that he is a Russian agent BECAUSE of his actions as a private businessman. The felonies alone won't cut it, right?
There are business deals happening right now that are more than enough to put that family away for decades.
|by Anonymous||reply 43||12/06/2017|
[quote]It's a given that Trump has committed multiple felonies in his capacity as a private businessman
It's not a given. It's widely suspected that there have been some shady dealings, including money laundering, but this has not been proved.
[quote]but is there a statute of limitations on these infractions?
Yes, but the money-laundering, in particular, if it really did occur, is likely within that limit.
[quote]If not, my understanding is that he cannot be indicted on these crimes as a sitting president.
Nobody knows if this is true or not. Legal scholars are divided and this has never been adjudicated.
|by Anonymous||reply 44||12/06/2017|
[quote]It's like the "Uranium One" conspiracy. It's all word connections... no logic, no evidence, no sense
This reminds me of an incident that took place during the post-election protests. Someone (with way too much time on their hands) found a television interview of a protester in Oregon with an unusual name. They looked him up on LinkedIn and found that he was a member of a union. The union in question had previously been managed by another individual. That union leader, years earlier, had been on the board of directors of a charitable organization to which a Soros-managed fund had contributed.
This was proof positive that Soros was behind all of the protests. Seriously.
|by Anonymous||reply 45||12/06/2017|
We have a new pin up in my home:
|by Anonymous||reply 46||12/06/2017|
Trump's dealings and financial records are all cooked up and covered up. I'm sure Mueller will find the proof, eventually, but Trump isn't just protecting his family. There are a lot of high level people involved. We may see another assassination of a sitting president if this goes further. I hate the guy's guts, but I don't want to see him die. Just rot away in prison without access to KFC.
|by Anonymous||reply 47||12/06/2017|
R46 It's unfortunate that since the Koch pigs have bought Time, Mueller will never be their Person of the Year.
|by Anonymous||reply 48||12/06/2017|
When the denouement comes, and make no mistake, it will come, I expect to hear that the crimes committed were "Before he was President", and that "Look at any real estate person in NYC and you will find crime!" (Why aren't those fuckers in jail too?), or "Trump is a busy business man and makes a ton of money so it doesn't matter".
I am just trying to figure out the spin when he is boiling in his hot water with family. Of course they are feeling it out with "He cannot obstruct justice!" And also that "They are looking at $, so No Collusion!" I will enjoy the hell out of this, but I do not expect the end will be cut and dry. I won't be satisfied unless there are perp walks. Watching them arrive for testimony is not enough.
|by Anonymous||reply 49||12/06/2017|
R45 That's also what passes for "journalism" from the right these days. This kind of freeform association happens on the left too, but people on the left will debunk it when contradicting evidence surfaces, while the right wingers will knowingly continue to propagate false stories as long as it gets their base riled up.
|by Anonymous||reply 50||12/06/2017|
He's Person of The Year in my home, and I believe 2018 is Bobby Triple Sticks' Year.
Time lost its gravitas when Koch money entered.
|by Anonymous||reply 51||12/06/2017|
On Fox News Tuesday night, Laura Ingraham reported that yet another one of Robert Mueller's deputies in his Russia investigation is compromised due to her track record as a blatant partisan.
Jeannie Rhee, who was hired by Mueller last summer to work on the probe, was the personal attorney of Ben Rhodes and also represented the Clinton Foundation, Ingraham revealed. "This information will put further pressure on Special Prosecutor Bob Mueller to resign."
Rhee is the third member of the Mueller team this week who has been shown to be brazenly partisan. Two other members of the team have been revealed as highly questionable hires in recent days as well — Peter Strzok, an anti-Trumper who helped exonerate Hillary Clinton, and Andrew Weissmann, an unscrupulous prosecutor who told outgoing acting Attorney General Sally Yates in an email that he was "proud" of her for defying President Trump's travel ban.
|by Anonymous||reply 52||12/06/2017|
So, is what you are saying R44, that a potential laundry list of business felonies that Mueller or Schneiderman find that he committed as a private citizen could be enough to doom him now? Even without finding that connection of Russian conspiracy? I suppose it all rests in the hands of Congress about what they deem is an impeachable offense.
|by Anonymous||reply 53||12/06/2017|
So R52 has been exposed as a fool multiple times over (see r36) but he's still gamely there trying:
[quote]On Fox News Tuesday night, Laura Ingraham reported
That's all you have to read. None of the rest will be worth the trouble.
|by Anonymous||reply 54||12/06/2017|
R52 Partisan, or respecting the rule of law?
Trump is wretched in many ways. I don't know if he will be impeached, but he definitely should leave office.
|by Anonymous||reply 55||12/06/2017|
What I'm saying, R53, is that, honestly, nobody knows. We're in uncharted territory here and nobody knows just what the limitations are on indicting a sitting President of the United States. Some claim that he cannot be indicted while he remains President. Others insist that he can, and they cite the Supreme Court decision that allowed Bill Clinton to be sued in a civil case as precedent.
Mueller's investigation is not limited to Russian conspiracies, as we've already seen with the Manafort indictment. He will go where the investigation takes him, just as prior investigators have (Starr, in the Clinton case, began with an investigation of Whitewater).
If it turns out that a sitting President cannot be indicted, which will have to be settled by the Supreme Court, then yes, it will be up to Congress. And Congress gets to define what "high crimes and misdemeanors" means, regardless of what Mueller finds.
|by Anonymous||reply 56||12/06/2017|
[quote]Mueller's investigation is not limited to Russian conspiracies
Don't you mean kooky conspiracy theories?
|by Anonymous||reply 57||12/06/2017|
R57, we've already established that you're a fool and that you have no answer when people point out the errors in the drivel you've posted here. Just give it up. Better to be thought a fool than to continue to post here and provide further proof.
|by Anonymous||reply 58||12/06/2017|
It's not only about how efficient Mueller is, although that is certainly true, but it is also pretty damned obvious how transparently careless the Trump team is and was. I mean. Jared actually asked the Russian Ambassador to gain access to the Russian Embassy's "safe room" so he could set up a "back channel" from Trump to Putin? Really?
And Trump insisting that Meuller "better not" look at his business dealings and finances? Really?
And meeting with the Wiki Leaks people, and talking to Assange and thinking no one would every find out? Really?
And having you National Security Designee, and EXPERIENCED Intelligence officer plot to kidnap a Turkish citizen, to not fill out his foreign agent forms properly and not realize his bank accounts would reflect payments he never declared? Really?
These people are so fucking amateur it is not to be believed. Mueller is getting a lot of help with this investigation for the very people he is investigating. And they have no idea they are cooperating. LOLOLOL!
|by Anonymous||reply 59||12/06/2017|
I don't think they were amateur as much as arrogant, R59. They had reached the top pinnacle of power and felt untouchable.
|by Anonymous||reply 60||12/06/2017|
Thank you R56 for answering my naive questions without any apparent snark. These are the kind of questions floating around in my head that cause me, in the middle of the night, to wake up in a cold sweat. Unfortunately, through no fault of your own, you have not allayed my fears.
|by Anonymous||reply 61||12/06/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 62||12/06/2017|
R60 Meaning they are so used to colluding with other rich people to get what they want in the business world that it's just natural to collude with them to gain the ultimate seat of power. The Russians including Putin are just fellow rich and powerful people to Trump. They do know it won't look good in the press, hence all the half-hearted cover up and lies. But they don't see collusion as fundamentally wrong and won't ever feel any guilt about it.
|by Anonymous||reply 63||12/06/2017|
So many trolls and my "ignored" list is getting quite big. Matt, the various Boris trolls and other right wing dipshits and their revolving proxies.
|by Anonymous||reply 64||12/06/2017|
Congratulations on deriving so much pleasure from the Ignore feature.
Personally, I am enjoying the knowledge that the Russian Collusion story is dead in the water.
|by Anonymous||reply 65||12/06/2017|
R54, I never used to block people here. The WhatAboutIsts and apologist trolls are thick like gnats, and it is pointless to argue with them.
|by Anonymous||reply 66||12/06/2017|
excuse me, R64. This thread says it has 66 posts, but I do not see many of them.
|by Anonymous||reply 67||12/06/2017|
[quote]Personally, I am enjoying the knowledge that the Russian Collusion story is dead in the water.
LOL.... Sure you are.... And yet, here you are, desperately trying over and over and over again to pretend that there's nothing there, with eight posts on this thread alone. If this story was truly "dead in the water," a view that you have zero data to support, you wouldn't need to try so hard to kill it.
|by Anonymous||reply 68||12/06/2017|
Neither do I R67. Isn't it wonderful?
|by Anonymous||reply 69||12/06/2017|
Trust me, R69 and R67, you're not missing anything. Our resident troll hasn't been able to come up with anything we haven't seen dozens of times before.
|by Anonymous||reply 70||12/06/2017|
So, the "Boris schtick" is getting old, you say? If you're not Boris, is it Sergei, Nikita, Svetlana, Natasha, Nicoli, Mikhail....?
|by Anonymous||reply 71||12/06/2017|
R71 Boris is good. It sounds like boring, just like the trolls.
|by Anonymous||reply 72||12/06/2017|
Of course arrogance but the arrogance was manifest long before Trump announced his candidacy. They were arrogant the way predatory business people are arrogant. But once they stepped into the realm of Politics, their arrogance was coupled with amateurism. They totally underestimated the fact that they were being watched and held accountable. Trump, who always enjoyed manipulating the Press was outraged and continues to be, at the negative press and the revelations and blow back he is getting. the political world is new to them and they are fucking up every step of the way. They thought they could swan in there and simply do things the way they have been doing them within the Trump organization, and they look like drowning rats.
|by Anonymous||reply 73||12/06/2017|
Of course we're never quite sure whether someone is a paid troll or not. When it comes right down to it, what's the difference between:
a) a paid Eastern European or Russian troll posting genuinely stupid shit because he's been paid.
b) a random sociopathic troll posting genuinely stupid shit because he likes getting a rise out of people.
c) a rabid partisan, aka "deplorable," posting genuinely stupid shit because he's overdosed on Breitbart and Fox News.
d) a really stupid individual posting genuinely stupid shit because he's just that clueless.
In each case, the impact here is the same: it's someone posting genuinely stupid shit. Does it really matter whether we call r57 "Boris" or "fuckhead?"
|by Anonymous||reply 74||12/06/2017|
r41, I can answer that.
There is no statute of limitations on willful evasion of taxes.
And you know that crime Klan has been evading taxes for years.
|by Anonymous||reply 75||12/06/2017|
R74 in 2020!
|by Anonymous||reply 76||12/06/2017|
I find it interesting that there seems to be more of a sense of panic in this thread, so far, versus part 4. I feel this panic in myself as well as I see more things being revealed but nothing seems to be changing. Then, I have to remind myself that The pace of Watergate was a snail's pace versus what we're seeing with Mueller. Mueller is moving at lightning speed. The panic comes from things being revealed about Kushner, yet there he sits with his security clearance intact.Like WTF!! How does he still get to be making deals in Israel on behalf of MY governments?! How is what he's been revealed to be doing markedly different than what Flynn has been accused of?! I know, I know. All in due time....help me cope Datalounge!!
|by Anonymous||reply 77||12/06/2017|
Trump is going to get impeached...ha ha...do you really think the Republicans in the house and senate are going to impeach a president of their own party. Trump is still very popular with the Republican base...they would vote out of office any member of their party voting for his impeachment. Privately, they may hate him, but impeachment would be political suicide. Moreover, it would take a two-thirds majority of the Senate to remove Trump from office; even assuming that the Republican controlled house would even pass articles of impeachment. The Democrats should be spending their money and efforts on the 2018 mid-terms and setting up a strong slate for 2020. Hillary was a disaster, if she runs again, she will lose a third time.
I guess she could become the modern day Harold Stassen who ran for president 12 times, although she might be a little old to beat Harold's record. Using an old Nixon joke...Hillary is tanned, rested, and ready for 2020 and beyond.
|by Anonymous||reply 78||12/06/2017|
Just breaking...Flynn sent a text 11 minutes after the inauguration to a friend saying the sanctions would be "ripped up" and their Russian/Middle East Nuclear power plant project was "good to go." If Mueller is not going after that, then you know he has something much bigger that Flynn is giving up on Trump.
|by Anonymous||reply 79||12/06/2017|
R78, actually the republicans in WA loathe Trump.
|by Anonymous||reply 80||12/06/2017|
Also, there are reports of active FBI and multiple agency activity "arrests" going on in the DC area today. FBI will have more information later in the day. Sounds like today is going to be a busy news day.
|by Anonymous||reply 81||12/06/2017|
[quote]I find it interesting that there seems to be more of a sense of panic in this thread
Not really. That's mostly in response to the quite aggressive trolling.
|by Anonymous||reply 82||12/06/2017|
[quote]Trump is going to get impeached...ha ha...do you really think the Republicans in the house and senate are going to impeach a president of their own party.
Nope, most of us don't. That has nothing at all to do with whether he ought to be impeached, of course. Lord knows we have sufficient grounds for an impeachment right now.
[quote]The Democrats should be spending their money and efforts on the 2018 mid-terms and setting up a strong slate for 2020. Hillary was a disaster, if she runs again, she will lose a third time.
That's what they are doing, of course. Clinton isn't running; I have no idea why you're obsessed with her.
|by Anonymous||reply 83||12/06/2017|
[quote]Trump is going to get impeached...ha ha...do you really think the Republicans in the house and senate are going to impeach a president of their own party.
Between Russian GOP campaign funding and sexual misconduct, at this rate there won't BE any Republican congressmen left in 2020.
And/or they'll be replaced with Bannon-approved lunatics wearing head protection in the Senate to avoid self-injury.
|by Anonymous||reply 84||12/06/2017|
[quote]Clinton isn't running; I have no idea why you're obsessed with her.
All repulicants are obsessed with anything named Clinton.
|by Anonymous||reply 85||12/06/2017|
But, But Clinton!!!!!
|by Anonymous||reply 86||12/06/2017|
Not to mention Clinton's penis' emails.
|by Anonymous||reply 87||12/06/2017|
Kyle CheneyVerified account @kyledcheney
4.5 hours later, @DonaldJTrumpJr is still testifying before the House intel committee.
Marc Pruitt @Marc_Pruitt
and this is why his father made the Jerusalem annoucement today...to deflect attention from Jr.
|by Anonymous||reply 88||12/06/2017|
We all need to be a bit more patient. I was involved in a Ponzi scheme and the FBI and SEC took over 9 months to investigate and then another 6 months for Grand Jury results leading to arrests.
And we were just “penny-anty” crime. Be patient. Dude is going down and so is the rest of the clown car.
|by Anonymous||reply 89||12/06/2017|
I agree with (r89).….I feel we are aware of maybe 20℅ of the real dirt that the Mueller investigation has...patience in some way will be rewarded
|by Anonymous||reply 90||12/06/2017|
More on what R79 noted.
[quote]"The whistleblower greeted Mr. Copson at the event on Inauguration Day and asked how he was doing. Mr. Copson responded, 'I couldn't be better. This is the best day of my life.' He added, 'This is the start of something I have been working on for years, and we are good to go.' He described the project as involving a joint partnership between the United States and Russia relating to the energy sector in the Middle East."
[quote]"During this conversation, Mr. Copson informed the whistleblower that he 'just got this text message' from General Flynn saying that the project was 'good to go' and directing Mr. Copson to contact their business colleagues to 'let them know to put things in place'"
|by Anonymous||reply 91||12/06/2017|
"Representative Elijiah E. Cummings, Democrat of Maryland, wrote a letter on Wednesday to Representative Trey Gowdy, Republican of South Carolina and the chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, explaining that a whistle-blower had come forward with information on Michael T. Flynn, President Trump's former national security adviser."
Link to letter that R79 and R91 are referencing:
|by Anonymous||reply 92||12/06/2017|
Mike Pence, January 15, 2017:
[quote]ABC’s John Dickerson asked then Vice President-elect Mike Pence, “Did any adviser or anybody in the Trump campaign have any contact with the Russians who were trying to meddle in the elections?”
[quote]“Well of course not,” Pence replied. “I think to suggest that is to give credence to some of these bizarre rumors that have swirled around the candidacy.
|by Anonymous||reply 93||12/06/2017|
Kyle CheneyVerified account @kyledcheney
.@RepPeteKing says @DonaldJTrumpJr has answered “satisfactorily” all questions about his original, misleading statement about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russians claiming to have dirt on Clinton.
Won’t elaborate or say if Jr. clarified his father’s reported role.
|by Anonymous||reply 94||12/06/2017|
r94.....because junior, like daddy, is a bastion of truth and integrity.
|by Anonymous||reply 95||12/06/2017|
Just as Pete King is a bastion of intelligence and judgment....
|by Anonymous||reply 96||12/06/2017|
R94 Why "mislead" in the first place if the meeting wasn't dirty? Liars lie for a reason. Looks like these Congressmen are just going through the motion. Just like they let these bastards "amend" their statements without any real consequences for lying.
|by Anonymous||reply 97||12/06/2017|
r94.........He didnt mislead.....HE FUCKING LIED. REPEATEDLY. Not a single one of these assholes have any balls.....thats why were in this mess.
|by Anonymous||reply 98||12/06/2017|
Peter King? Yeah, I think I'll wait and see what the Democrats have to say.
|by Anonymous||reply 99||12/06/2017|
Peter King is a democrat from NY.....Steve King is the douche from Iowa and a republican.
|by Anonymous||reply 100||12/06/2017|
Pete King is a Republican and he's damn near as dumb as Steve King.
|by Anonymous||reply 101||12/06/2017|
Whatever.... "satisfactorily" may mean only that the answer he gave was deemed non-ambiguous or misleading this time. Not that it's exculpatory.
|by Anonymous||reply 102||12/06/2017|
youre right r101.....theres several "Kings" in congress and I confuse them.
|by Anonymous||reply 103||12/06/2017|
Not to mention more than a few Queens r103.
|by Anonymous||reply 104||12/06/2017|
Donald Trump Jr. told House investigators that did not communicate directly with his father when confronted with news reports about his June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, according to multiple sources with knowledge of his testimony.
Instead, Trump Jr. said he was speaking to White House aide Hope Hicks about how to respond to the reports. He said President Donald Trump, according to the sources, was debating between a longer and a shorter statement while President Trump and Hicks were aboard Air Force One.
Hicks was aboard Air Force One and was speaking with Trump while the statement was being crafted.
Separately, sources said, Trump Jr. said he could not recall some key details about the White House response. Trump Jr.'s highly anticipated testimony on Tuesday comes as he has faced growing questions on Capitol Hill about the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower where he met with Russian operatives after being promised dirt on Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.
Both the House and Senate Intelligence Committees have interviewed several of the participants in the meeting, including when the House panel last week questioned the Russian translator, Anatoli Samochornov, who also attended the Trump Tower session, sources said.
Trump Jr. firmly denied that he had communicated with his father about the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting, according to the sources.
The Trump Tower meeting between Trump Jr., Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner and former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort with a Russian lawyer who Trump Jr. believed had dirt on Clinton has been of intense interest to the congressional Russia investigators as well as special counsel Robert Mueller.
While aboard Air Force One, Trump took part in crafting his son's initial response to the reports of the meeting, which was sent out through the Trump Organization under Trump Jr.'s name.
|by Anonymous||reply 105||12/06/2017|
R105 Still lying...
|by Anonymous||reply 106||12/06/2017|
Did not recall.... yeah right.
|by Anonymous||reply 107||12/06/2017|
[quote]Separately, sources said, Trump Jr. said he could not recall some key details about the White House response.
He learned that from his father.
|by Anonymous||reply 108||12/06/2017|
It's the same all over. First Pence sanctimoniously denies any Russian contacts. Now it's come to "what if there was collusion, it isn't a crime".
jeremy scahillVerified account @jeremyscahill
Regarding the private spy network pitch to WH, the Trump admin and CIA have now entered the phase where they admit it happened but try to get big media outlets to believe it is no big thing and they should move along. Happens all the time.
|by Anonymous||reply 109||12/06/2017|
Trump Jr. misleads.
Spicer presents alternative facts.
Kushner amends his filings.
Pence made a mistake.
Trump speaks colorfully.
But Clinton LIES. LIES ALL THE TIME! IT'S ALL LIES!
|by Anonymous||reply 110||12/06/2017|
R110, the Trump phrase is "uses hyperbole".
|by Anonymous||reply 111||12/06/2017|
^ good catch R111. There are just so many phrases that apply to Trump.
|by Anonymous||reply 112||12/06/2017|
R105 Hope Hicks has nothing to lie about but Jr. does.
|by Anonymous||reply 113||12/06/2017|
Kyle Griffin @kylegriffin1
Jay Sekulow tells New Yorker that collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, even if it did take place, wouldn’t be illegal (note: he doesn’t actually deny collusion).
|by Anonymous||reply 114||12/06/2017|
Jay Sekulow may be surprised to learn that anything can be a crime by POTUS if Congress decides it's a "high crime and misdemeanor".
|by Anonymous||reply 115||12/06/2017|
R112, that's actually what Fuckabee Sanders - I think it was her - called it. It's the WH official term for Trump's lies.
|by Anonymous||reply 116||12/06/2017|
[quote] R77: The panic comes from things being revealed about Kushner, yet there he sits with his security clearance...
Also, the panic comes (from me, anyway) from all the damage Trump is doing on a frequent basis to our country in the meantime.
We remain the unchallenged sole superpower only as long as we don’t abuse the privilege.
|by Anonymous||reply 117||12/06/2017|
This seriously cannot happen fast enough for me. Every day Trump and cronies do yet another thing to destroy our democracy and it makes my blood boil.
|by Anonymous||reply 118||12/06/2017|
Denny Heck was just on Chris Matthews and he said were into the last quarter of the investigation and that it should be coming to a close soon.....meaning months not years.
|by Anonymous||reply 119||12/06/2017|
3rd quarter, I believe.
|by Anonymous||reply 120||12/06/2017|
Saw that - I sure hope he's right r119/r120
|by Anonymous||reply 121||12/06/2017|
R119 hopefully that means they have enough evidence to nail all of them rather than it meaning they have nothing.
|by Anonymous||reply 122||12/06/2017|
If there was nothing there, it would have been over months ago.
|by Anonymous||reply 123||12/06/2017|
[quote]If there was nothing there, it would have been over months ago.
Yeah, hopefully. I'm just saying I don't want to see them end it by saying they have all these other people, Flynn, Manfort, Kushner... and yet nothing on the Orange one.
|by Anonymous||reply 124||12/06/2017|
These people aren't very clever. They didn't hide stuff very well, and they have lied so reflexively for so long, they just can't help themselves. But when you have multiple sources and you have phone records and FISA warrants to wire tap, and you have e-mails and the ability to retrieve hard drives and so forth, those lies don't wash very well. Trump and his cohorts have demonstrated contempt for the Law, for the government for "politicians" and for the public at large and it's all going to come home to roost and it won't take long.
|by Anonymous||reply 125||12/06/2017|
[quote]Not to mention more than a few Queens
I resemble that remark!
|by Anonymous||reply 126||12/06/2017|
WHY ARE YOU SO OBSESSED WITH ME?
|by Anonymous||reply 127||12/06/2017|
Treason's Greetings, my brothers!
|by Anonymous||reply 128||12/06/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 129||12/07/2017|
I think OP took my suggestion for a thread title. Do I get a cookie or something?
|by Anonymous||reply 130||12/07/2017|
R130 No, you don't what any "cookies" from around here. Who knows what's in it...
|by Anonymous||reply 131||12/07/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 132||12/07/2017|
I bet Trump was slurring his words yesterday because he has to be tranquilized every time he hears that Donnie Jr. is testifying before Congress. The Little Dumbass is really "helping" Dad. LOL!
|by Anonymous||reply 133||12/07/2017|
Is anyone else sick of watching Adam Schiff. I remember how much I loved watching him at first.... but now...
|by Anonymous||reply 134||12/07/2017|
Anyone notice how bad Ryan looks lately?
|by Anonymous||reply 135||12/07/2017|
Nobody likes a show-off, r130
|by Anonymous||reply 136||12/07/2017|
Yeah, but I want my cookie, R136.
|by Anonymous||reply 137||12/07/2017|
My daydream has me thinking that maybe Junior will be indicted tomorrow. That would make me really, really happy.
|by Anonymous||reply 138||12/07/2017|
but, but, attorney-client privilege, or something R138
|by Anonymous||reply 139||12/07/2017|
What Donnie meant was that when he talks to his father it's privileged communication and he can't tell anyone what they talked about.
But it doesn't really matter, because Daddy will deny they ever spoke. In fact, he will deny Donnie Jr. ever had any role in his campaign and he didn't authorize him to go to any meetings for the very reason that the boy lacks judgement and always gets involved with the wrong types of people. Or something like that.
|by Anonymous||reply 140||12/07/2017|
it is actually really sad how much donny sr hates donny jr. donny jr is a complete fuckwit and a complete mess, but every once in a while I feel sorry for the sad little bitch. his daddy just hates him so much, and he can't just say fuck Dad the way a lot of people would.
|by Anonymous||reply 141||12/07/2017|
R140, the fear is also that the House Rethugs will protect Donnie Jr. by refusing to subpoena him and making him return to answer the question about him and Daddy Dearest. Because, you know, they're scummy in that way.
|by Anonymous||reply 142||12/07/2017|
Kellyanne has been very quiet lately. Has she fled to Saudi Arabia?
|by Anonymous||reply 143||12/07/2017|
Don sr, aka 45, seems much more bewildered than usual, like he's come to realize that the whole world keeps track of your lies when you are president.
As for Kelly Anne, what does she have to offer Saudi Arabia? Why would they want her scrawny old ass? Did she sell her underage son to some pedophile prince?
|by Anonymous||reply 144||12/07/2017|
The guys surrounding Trump remind me a lot of the guys who surrounded Tonya Harding - bumbling idiots.
|by Anonymous||reply 145||12/07/2017|
yup, R145, stupid, but also angry. and stupid.
|by Anonymous||reply 146||12/07/2017|
Speaking of the orange one... what's the consensus here as to what happened the other day with Drumpf?
Was he on drugs? Denture slip? Some have speculated we watched him have a stroke.
|by Anonymous||reply 147||12/07/2017|
Shit getting real on Rachel.
|by Anonymous||reply 148||12/07/2017|
really don't know R147. stroke? but wouldn't even the dumbfucks around him do something? I don't know.
|by Anonymous||reply 149||12/07/2017|
get ‘em, Rach!
|by Anonymous||reply 150||12/07/2017|
i Don’t know what it was but I don’t think it was dentures.
It never happened before. Also, don’t rich people get implants or at least decent dentures.
The announcement the day after was very strange.
|by Anonymous||reply 151||12/07/2017|
Yeah, R149. I was listening to some pundits say that the way that he was slurring his words, especially at the end when he couldn't say, "United States of America," indicated to them that he may have been stroking out.
|by Anonymous||reply 152||12/07/2017|
What's going on on Rachel?
|by Anonymous||reply 153||12/07/2017|
Hats off to Tom Steyer for fighting the good fight.
|by Anonymous||reply 154||12/07/2017|
It’s really detailed stuff but she’s giving more reciepts. Too much to type read her blog
|by Anonymous||reply 155||12/07/2017|
R154: I love that guy. He is a billionaire who could go the shitty GOP/Trump route, but he has chosen to speak up and spend his own money running commercials against the destruction of America by Trump and his enablers.
Also, the (scared) GOP and fucking FOX are going after Mueller saying he is compromised and the investigation must be stopped or refuted when it is presented to Congress. I HATE the corrupt GOP fuckers even more than I hate Trump (and that's a lot!). I hope Mueller's investigation can survive the bogus attacks and that what he presents is undeniable regardless of what those fuckers say!
I am so sick of hearing about the sexual harassment stuff now...
|by Anonymous||reply 156||12/07/2017|
That would be me if I had billions.
Rachel is putting on a special tomorrow night all about the dossier. Should be interesting.
|by Anonymous||reply 157||12/07/2017|
[quote] but every once in a while I feel sorry for the sad little bitch.
Nah. Just recall all those magnificent wild animals he has needlessly and senselessly slaughtered and you'll get over it. The chinless douchebag deserves every horrible, awful, nasty, terrible thing that has come or is about to come his way.
|by Anonymous||reply 158||12/08/2017|
[quote]what's the consensus here as to what happened the other day with Drumpf?
Well, the WH finally announced that he is going to have a full physical at Walter Reed. If it happens, for him to go see an independent physician must mean he's scared for his health. I don't know how the WH is going to finagle reporting the results.
|by Anonymous||reply 159||12/08/2017|
[quote] R151: Also, don’t rich people get implants or at least decent dentures.
Trump is cheap. Anytime he thinks he can pass-off something fake for something nice, he thinks he’s “winning”. What a debasement of our country and our culture.
|by Anonymous||reply 160||12/08/2017|
Still think he was sucking on a lozenge.
|by Anonymous||reply 161||12/08/2017|
YOU know there are enough wealthy Democrats who could put together a fund and start leaning on people and exposing people and really taking it to them. Devin Nunes is back running the show on the House Intel committee. The committee is a sham and no legitimate questions will be asked. In fact, he will either use the committee to support Trump or he will shut it down. Don't look for anything but squabbling from the House Intel Committee. Adam Schiff and Nunes will bicker back and forth and nothing will ever come out of any substance. Mueller's team does not leak. So the investigative committees of Congress were the best way to find stuff out. With Nunes running the show more openly now ( because he was always in the background, even when he "recused himself") it will be a big shit show. Ryan didn't even give them a budget or staffing to conduct a legitimate investigation. They're a joke. Just like Devin. I want something bad to happen to him. Please!
|by Anonymous||reply 162||12/08/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 163||12/08/2017|
R163 Open the FLOOD GATE! Don't need shit for Xmas. Just the goddamn truth revealed about this crime family.
|by Anonymous||reply 164||12/08/2017|
Now that the anti-Trump bias of the FBI investigators is being brought to light, even Flynn may skate away from it.
|by Anonymous||reply 165||12/08/2017|
R165 Wishful thinking.
|by Anonymous||reply 166||12/08/2017|
r165....keep telling yourself that sweetheart. Those GOP traitors will go down with Trump for being complicit and aiding and abetting those treasonous traitors.
|by Anonymous||reply 167||12/08/2017|
Wait and see, R166. Peter Strzok has ruined everything.
|by Anonymous||reply 168||12/08/2017|
Fox is going crazy trashing Mueller. Gingrich and Miss Hannity, and others, are getting vicious. It's time to hold Rupert Murdoch accountable with anti-trust suits.
|by Anonymous||reply 169||12/08/2017|
Russia needs regime change bigtime. Give the billions back to the people.
|by Anonymous||reply 170||12/08/2017|
Money laundering is a no-no. Yep, Trump is the big deal-maker with Putin. Putin was the smart one.
|by Anonymous||reply 171||12/08/2017|
[quote]Fox is going crazy trashing Mueller. Gingrich and Miss Hannity, and others, are getting vicious.
It's almost like they're tied up in the Russian business or something.
|by Anonymous||reply 172||12/08/2017|
[quote] R165: Now that the anti-Trump bias of the FBI investigators is being brought to light, even Flynn may skate away from it.
The anti-Trump bias, if it exists, is caused by that moron irrationally denouncing the FBI. Of course there are people in the FBI, as in America, who are repulsed by Trump. That’s a normal reaction to being insulted, verbally assaulted, and so forth. Trump is the guy who killed his parents and asks the court for leniency because he’s an orphan.
|by Anonymous||reply 173||12/08/2017|
Trump did the same thing with the Trump University scam. Insulted the judge, then claimed that he couldn’t get a fair trial because he insulted the judge.
|by Anonymous||reply 174||12/08/2017|
Don't fuck with the FBI and CIA. They fuck back and don't use lube.
|by Anonymous||reply 175||12/08/2017|
USA, Russia, DRNK, and Likud, need regime changes.
|by Anonymous||reply 176||12/08/2017|
[quote]Well, the WH finally announced that he is going to have a full physical at Walter Reed. If it happens, for him to go see an independent physician must mean he's scared for his health. I don't know how the WH is going to finagle reporting the results.
His excuse to step down.
|by Anonymous||reply 177||12/08/2017|
Well, the WH finally announced that he is going to have a full physical at Walter Reed. If it happens, for him to go see an independent physician must mean he's scared for his health. I don't know how the WH is going to finagle reporting the results.
Just like his tax reurn, Melanias immigration papers, etc, etc, etc........
Trump WILL NEVER ALLOW IT........its only spin because people are questioning his health.....and if he does, and anything is found, he will claim its part of the liberal conspiracy to take him down and that the doctor is a quack.
|by Anonymous||reply 178||12/08/2017|
Lets not forget that the reason the GOP is defending Trump so vigorously and trying to discredit the investigation is because there are AT LEAST a dozen, and probably a lot more, GOP members who are in bed with Russia as well and have taken Russian monies for their campaigns......Nunes, Roherbacher, Ryan, etc......
|by Anonymous||reply 179||12/08/2017|
[quote]Well, the WH finally announced that he is going to have a full physical at Walter Reed.
He’ll get right on that as soon as he releases his taxes and shares his shocking findings about Obama’s birth certificate.
|by Anonymous||reply 180||12/08/2017|
Trump will never release his true medical records willingly. The only way he’s going to a real doctor is if he has a heart attack live on the air and collapses in front of everyone. Trump knows what his true health situation is, and he knows it should have been disclosed before he was ever elected.
What happens when it comes out Trump had congestive heart failure years before the election? Or dementia? People will say he should have disclosed it because the RNC could have nominated somebody else. There will be calls for him to step down. Pence will push for him to be removed so he can step in.
The irony is, Trump is so busy hiding his medical situation he’s probably not being treated for it. So maybe one day he’ll just have a massive stroke and drop dead.
|by Anonymous||reply 181||12/08/2017|
And we're to believe that what they release would be his actual report, unedited, undoctored? Yeah, nope. I wouldn't believe a single thing these scumbags released.
|by Anonymous||reply 182||12/08/2017|
[quote]Fox is going crazy trashing Mueller. Gingrich and Miss Hannity, and others, are getting vicious.
Miss Lindsey has joined the "Look, a squirrel!" movement:
Lindsey Graham @LindseyGrahamSC
Was there collusion between DOJ and Fusion GPS to use Democratic funded dossier for political and legal purposes?
We need to know the answer to those questions.
|by Anonymous||reply 183||12/08/2017|
[quote]Was there collusion between DOJ and Fusion GPS to use Democratic funded dossier for political and legal purposes?
Wasn't this originally funded by one of the Republican candidates?
|by Anonymous||reply 184||12/08/2017|
I think the fact that they uncovered a big deal about nuclear reactors or wtf ever shit that Flynn was texting about 11 minutes after Trump was sworn in is the tip of the ice berg. There are so man deals out here and so many conflicts of interest and Russian money spread around every one is covering their asses. I wonder. Miss Lindsey must find it very difficult to defend her party these days. Fuck her. Without lube.
|by Anonymous||reply 185||12/08/2017|
[quote]Fuck her. Without lube.
Why should she get a reward?
|by Anonymous||reply 186||12/08/2017|
Check out the Russian concern troll at R170
|by Anonymous||reply 187||12/08/2017|
[quote]Miss Lindsey has joined the "Look, a squirrel!" movement:
What's funny is that his bosom buddy John McCain is the one who gave the dossier to Comey.
[quote]On December 9, McCain sat in the office of F.B.I. director James Comey and, with no other aides present, handed him the typed pages that could bring about the downfall of a president. Afterward, the senator would issue a statement that amounted to little more than a hapless shrug, and a disingenuous one to boot: he had been “unable to make a judgment about their accuracy” and so he’d simply passed them on.
|by Anonymous||reply 188||12/08/2017|
We all know he has cockroach attributes, but by many accounts he remains a sort of human. Can any sort of human - even a sociopathic narcissist - sustain the intense creeping onslaught of: observable health issues, the linked stresses of high office when unprecedentedly inadequate, and a forensic investigation into a lifetime of financial venality coupled with evident treason, by dozens of eminent lawyers?
Any satirist would baulk at inventing the above, and everyone knows plenty more could be added. Every man has his breaking point.
|by Anonymous||reply 189||12/08/2017|
Hannity and those other deplorable twats think people can't walk and chew gum at the same time. OK, so perhaps one of the agents sent anti-Trump tweets. Mueller canned him immediately. BUT...that doesn't mean that they haven't uncovered a shit-load of illegal, conspiratorial/collusion activity. One does not negate the other. We're not that stoooopid, you Fox News fucks...
|by Anonymous||reply 190||12/08/2017|
[quote]We're not that stoooopid, you Fox News fucks...
You might not be... but our millions and millions of viewers are!!!!
|by Anonymous||reply 191||12/08/2017|
r190....and they always omit the fact that these investigations are collaborative ventures.....no one person is soley responsible for the decisions or the conclusions.
|by Anonymous||reply 192||12/08/2017|
[quote]Wasn't this originally funded by one of the Republican candidates?
|by Anonymous||reply 193||12/08/2017|
The stench from the desperate Clinton Foundation trolls can be detected from outer space.
These are the same Soros troll farm trolls who tried to "convince" everybody that Hillary was going to win. LOL.
Keep trying, bitches. Maybe you one day will get to suck Dear Leader's Hungarian Dick.
|by Anonymous||reply 194||12/08/2017|
Stumble in R194? The stench from the desperate Trumptards and troll farms can be detected from outer space
|by Anonymous||reply 195||12/08/2017|
[quote]Well, the WH finally announced that he is going to have a full physical at Walter Reed.
As a nation we must come together and pity the poor doctor who will have to perform this odious task.
|by Anonymous||reply 196||12/08/2017|
I think r177 is right- the medical exam will be his out, but what happens to Jared and don jr ahead of his January appointment...?
|by Anonymous||reply 197||12/08/2017|
Maybe. But people hate hate hate giving up power. Just like surrendering money that’s in their bank account. People hate it.
|by Anonymous||reply 198||12/08/2017|
Mueller's investigaturn won't stop just because dump gets kicked out.
pence, Ryan, mcturtle plus a host of others are ALL complicit
|by Anonymous||reply 199||12/08/2017|
Oh, R199, I just hope!
|by Anonymous||reply 200||12/08/2017|
Ah am addled by the thought of losing Big Daddy, and am babbling about anything popping into my pretty little head. The sedatives aren't working.
|by Anonymous||reply 201||12/08/2017|
R194 is regretting his "Trump Uberalles" tattoo...
|by Anonymous||reply 202||12/08/2017|
Trump likes mean tough guy thugs, as his friends. Putin, Leader in the Phillipines, Netanyahu. Trump has an alter set up to Hitler and Pol Pot. He really loves Mussolini and who else...?
|by Anonymous||reply 203||12/08/2017|
Miss Lindsey will tease then retreat. She always does. That pussy wants the ring first.
|by Anonymous||reply 204||12/08/2017|
[quote]Personally, I am enjoying the knowledge that the Russian Collusion story is dead in the water.
How's life over in Fox News Planet, deplorable? Is Hillary Clinton still bombing Benghazi with stolen Russian uranium?
Here on planet Earth the Trump Russia scandal's starting to heat up. Three more indictments expected before Xmas.
|by Anonymous||reply 205||12/08/2017|
The thing I find unbelievable is that this cheap, small time, shabby piece of shit in the White House has access to the best legal minds because he is president, and mostly, because he has deep pockets. He can afford the best legal representation money can buy. Yet he is so paranoid, so narcissistic, and so arrogant he hires these third rate suede shoe operators and he casts this as a political problem that he can unleash Hannity and a bunch of pigfuckers on in an attempt to troll Mueller.
|by Anonymous||reply 206||12/08/2017|
[quote]The thing I find unbelievable is that this cheap, small time, shabby piece of shit in the White House has access to the best legal minds
And they've served him so well over the week, haven't they?
|by Anonymous||reply 207||12/08/2017|
Attacking Mueller will backfire. Hannity can queef deplorable garbage from its mouth, and Republicans in investigative committees can beat the deadhorse of Hillary Emails a zillion times over for deflection, but too much of the mainstream media ain't letting this ratings drama get buried. Mueller doesn't give news conferences and political tweets. He works as if he is a no nonsense kind of guy. When he does present his report, the i's will be dotted and the t's crossed.
Hannity supposedly has regular phone conversations with DJT. Attacking the investigation through a media talking head, looks like part of the obstruction.
Also, many Congressmen took Russian sourced campaign contributions via pacs or perhaps more directly. Why dosen't Congress do to those members what they did to sexual harassment perps? Well, too many and too powerful. Putin didn't just play Trump, but Trump looks like his crown jewel.
|by Anonymous||reply 208||12/08/2017|
That's because he really doesn't have access to the best legal minds. The best law firms have turned him down.
[quote]“The concerns were, ‘The guy won’t pay and he won’t listen,’ ” one lawyer close to the White House told Yahoo.
Seems like the right call.
|by Anonymous||reply 209||12/08/2017|
Donald Trump has the face of an alcoholic. His face is bloated, blotchy, his eyes are bloodshot, and he slurs his words. I've never bought the bullshit story that he doesn't drink.
|by Anonymous||reply 210||12/08/2017|
[quote]Trump has an alter set up to Hitler
Would Hitler have given Jerusalem to the Jews?
|by Anonymous||reply 211||12/08/2017|
[quote]I've never bought the bullshit story that he doesn't drink.
In all fairness, in all of his years in the public eye he would have been seen doing so countless times by countless people by now. Quite a few of them would have come forward to contradict him. Not to mention all of the newspaper and magazine and tabloid stories there would have been mentioning him drinking this or that here and there.
|by Anonymous||reply 212||12/08/2017|
Trump is a sneaky little bitch, r212.
|by Anonymous||reply 213||12/08/2017|
Well trump thinks it's the smart thing to do to cast this as a political battle and open lines of attack on Mueller and try to neutralize the Putin Russia connections because even if it works partially, the GOP House will back away from impeachment since they are political whores and they will be intimidated if his GOP supporters stand with him. he gets them to stand with him by attacking the media, the FBI, the Mueller investigation and throwing Hillary's name around. We are in new territory because so far, no one gives a fuck about the rule of Law and it appears that no one is in charge except Steve Bannon and his crowd developing strategy and lines of attack.
|by Anonymous||reply 214||12/08/2017|
But you're talking about decades of only drinking in private. Never having wine with a meal in a restaurant or at a family gathering, never having a drink at a party or out in a bar or club, how often does that really happen? That we're talking about Trump doesn't change that.
|by Anonymous||reply 215||12/08/2017|
I'm starting to agree with r210.
|by Anonymous||reply 216||12/08/2017|
I don't think it's alcohol. He has the face of an unhealthy man who has spent too much time in the sun, and who has a very poor diet. He may also have bloat from medication.
|by Anonymous||reply 217||12/08/2017|
There’s no way that Donald Trump, the President of the United States, is a closet alcoholic. With the way that White House leaks, we would’ve heard about it by now.
|by Anonymous||reply 218||12/08/2017|
Trump is the type to pop pills, but he gets them from his shady doctor so it's legal and this gives him a false sense of superiority over drug addicts and alcoholics. He reminds me of someone with an Adderall problem, probably takes benzos and other pills to calm down from them too.
|by Anonymous||reply 219||12/08/2017|
I think he is a teetotaler, he isn't mentally stable enough to handle alcohol. Unstable personality, bordering on lunacy.
|by Anonymous||reply 220||12/08/2017|
[quote]Hillary was a disaster, if she runs again, she will lose a third time.
Yeah, the person who got 3 million MORE votes was such a disaster!
|by Anonymous||reply 221||12/08/2017|
Trump keeps saying Hillary should be locked up and that Mueller is crooked, how long are we going to have to put up with these lies?
Is there nothing we can do?
|by Anonymous||reply 222||12/08/2017|
Yet, R221, there are those who claim that Russia stole the election even as they claim that Hillary somehow "really won it" via the popular vote. Wasn't it clever of Russia to" steal" several once-reliably Blue states in the long-ailing Rust Belt while Hillary spent more campaign time in California, a state she was bound to win by millions.
|by Anonymous||reply 223||12/08/2017|
R215 - I’m into elder gay territory myself - 55! - and at this stage - I’ve never been drunk in my entire life.
Yes, I have had a glass of wine or a cocktail with friends to be social. But am Ambivallent about it and more often than not I’ll just not bother. If I was told I never could touch a drop of alcohol again by my doctor - no problem! Friends love it - cos I’m always ok to be designated driver.
But if I was told no cake - no chocolate - no ice cream...etc. I’d just want to give up. Life wouldn’t be worth living.
So I can totally get that trump doesn’t drink. And probably - from the lists of junk he is said to eat - he probably finds it too strong and unpleasant. I have a friend like that - she has baby-tastes - loves bland food and won’t touch alcohol - and it seems the cheeto does likewise.
Just as it’d leak if he was drinking - I can’t credit the reports of cocaine use at all. Too many people would know what was going on. And with all the high tech security going on around him - any residue would get picked up. And people would talk.
But prescription meds - another story entirely. Easily obtainable and legit and not illegal. And in his head it wouldn’t even equate with drug use as a doctor gave permission and prescribed it. He’s no common junkie - no siree!
|by Anonymous||reply 224||12/08/2017|
R221 Deplorables want to bury the fact that he's the unlikable one outside of their fascist circle jerk where cheating = winning. No, real Americans hate/dislike Trump and are not going to drink the Kool-aid or swallow his lies. The deplorables are just going to get fewer but louder and crazier under Trump as this drags on... witness the Roy Moore trainwreck. If only the Dems could take advantage of this instead of eating their own.
|by Anonymous||reply 225||12/08/2017|
He obviously takes a lot of Xanax. .same as Jared and Ivanka and Melanie.
|by Anonymous||reply 226||12/08/2017|
Trump honestly has no defense at all and he is guilty of many crimes including treason but how are they ever going to bring him to justice if Repugs/Nazis, refuse to cooperate with this criminal monster?
|by Anonymous||reply 227||12/08/2017|
I feel panic. Day after day Trump goes about the business of tearing our country apart....why is there nothing we can do? He commits crimes every single day. We will never recover.
|by Anonymous||reply 228||12/08/2017|
I think hannity is on meth or something with those saucer eyes. Maybe it’s pain pills.
|by Anonymous||reply 229||12/08/2017|
R208 "Hannity supposedly has regular phone conversations with DJT. Attacking the investigation through a media talking head, looks like part of the obstruction."
Could you be on to something? Seriously. Trump tells Hannity what to say, (or Hannity suggests when he speaks to Trump, hard to know which one is the other's puppet), and Hannity says it live to his millions of viewers causing even deeper division..... So if Mueller can use this as part of an obstruction of justice charge, then couldn't Hannity also be brought up on charges of accessory?
It's late and I'm getting giddy, but wouldn't it be amazing if Trump and Hannity could be cell mates?
|by Anonymous||reply 230||12/08/2017|
The republicans won't want to impeach but I believe the evidence against Trump will be a huge mountain and they will have to impeach...they will really have no choice. Otherwise we wait till all the Dems are put in office after they are elected...then trump the skunk will be impeached.
|by Anonymous||reply 231||12/08/2017|
Trump may not drink, but he has an alcoholics personality and paranoia.
|by Anonymous||reply 232||12/08/2017|
Waiting for Trump's medical assessment in 2018 .
|by Anonymous||reply 233||12/08/2017|
[quote] I feel panic. Day after day Trump goes about the business of tearing our country apart....why is there nothing we can do? He commits crimes every single day. We will never recover.
The full shock of this incompetent ghoul destroying our country will take years to wear off, and the public conversation will last as long. It just occurred to me that years and years of media dissecting the worst US Presidency in modern times will be what will follow him to his grave.
|by Anonymous||reply 234||12/08/2017|
I thought it was hilarious when the major news outlets were discussing his diet of Big Macs and fries and how it affects his health. Were they generally concerned? All I kept thinking was, give him 4 big macs. Let him eat an entire chocolate cake. Just stuff him until all the cholesterol causes him to have a major heart attack or stroke.
Then we'll have to figure out how to get Pence on the same diet.
|by Anonymous||reply 235||12/08/2017|
His doctor's report will be like Melania's immigration papers, his tax returns, etc. He says it, then refuses to answer questions about it later.
I agree about him using Hannity to obstruct. If we are thinking it, it likely has crossed Mueller's mind. Exciting thoughts! Mueller is sexy to me.
|by Anonymous||reply 236||12/08/2017|
Bobby Triple Sticks vs. Donnie Two Scoops.
|by Anonymous||reply 237||12/08/2017|
And a serious discourse on the corruption of the GOP and its long history and impact of in supporting defective Presidents in particular, Trump, r234.
|by Anonymous||reply 238||12/08/2017|
These are a few of my favorite things under RICO, where the CO stands for Corrupt Organization:
Any violation of state statutes against gambling, murder, kidnapping, extortion, arson, robbery, bribery, dealing in obscene matter, or dealing in a controlled substance or listed chemical (as defined in the Controlled Substances Act);
Any act of bribery, counterfeiting, theft, embezzlement, fraud, dealing in obscene matter, obstruction of justice, slavery, racketeering, gambling, money laundering, commission of murder-for-hire, and many other offenses covered under the Federal criminal code (Title 18);
Embezzlement of union funds;
Bankruptcy fraud or securities fraud;
Drug trafficking; long-term and elaborate drug networks can also be prosecuted using the Continuing Criminal Enterprise Statute;
Criminal copyright infringement;
Money laundering and related offenses;
Bringing in, aiding or assisting aliens in illegally entering the country (if the action was for financial gain); Acts of terrorism.
Money laundering has two references↑
|by Anonymous||reply 239||12/09/2017|
And please stop using the word collusion.
The paradigm shift has moved to conspiracy.
Like Donald Trump has 100 million dollars in stashed cash hidden in off shore shell accounts. Trump transfers this $100M to his his co-conspirator Dmitry R, the Russian Fertilizer Oligarch, Dmitry transfers cash to bank of Cypress which he is part owner. Dmitry buys Trump's moldy Florida mansion for $100M with Trump's cash, Trump pockets his now laundered cash in a regular account as it is completely legitimized. Dmitry now tears down moldy mansion and retains for payment a lot that will clean more money for him when somebody else buys the vacant lot. Money laundering, it's what's for criminal conspiracy indictment.
|by Anonymous||reply 240||12/09/2017|
Fox News in full attack mode on Mueller right now. Trending on Twitter as well. Someone close to him went to Hillary's party once, the horror!
Seth Abramson said this is the first stage of trying to fire Mueller - discredit him over and over again until people won't even care when he fires him.
|by Anonymous||reply 241||12/09/2017|
That medical exam will never happen.
|by Anonymous||reply 242||12/09/2017|
The more angry Fox gets about Mueller, the closer I know Mueller is getting to the truth.
|by Anonymous||reply 243||12/09/2017|
Trump loves to say he doesn't drink or do drugs but there are several reports of him doing cocaine during the Studio 54 days
|by Anonymous||reply 244||12/09/2017|
Just because someone doesn’t drink doesn’t mean they don’t have an addictive personality. Trump may not drink because of his brother, but addiction could be genetic so I think it’s likely Trump is an addict too—just not of alcohol.
|by Anonymous||reply 245||12/09/2017|
I see them giggling late into the night r230. Doing each other's hair.....freezing each other's bras....
|by Anonymous||reply 246||12/09/2017|
If Trump fires Mueller, we have to riot. Seriously. We have to scare every fucking politician in Washington.
|by Anonymous||reply 247||12/09/2017|
R247 we should all be rioting now
|by Anonymous||reply 248||12/09/2017|
You are correct, R248, but if he fires Mueller, he will have crossed a line, and we cannot let him get away with that. It just seems so very clear to those of us who are living in the real world -- where facts matter -- that Trump is guilty of obstruction of justice to cover up his part in a conspiracy against the United States by consorting with a foreign government to influence the 2016 election. His attempt to shut that down should be met with a very swift reaction by the American public and Congress.
The problem we face is that people in Congress are also likely implicated in this and they have little incentive or motivation to make their crimes, and tRump's, public.
Nevertheless, the citizens should help provide incentive and motivation in the same way that we rallied against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act and in the way I hope that we will move enough people in Congress to vote against whatever tax scam they come up with in the reconciliation process.
|by Anonymous||reply 249||12/09/2017|
[quote]Don't fuck with the FBI and CIA. They fuck back and don't use lube.
Time to abolish these un-Constitutional thugs. No one elected them to positions of power. Time to remove that power from them permanently. Spies are ten times more evil than cops.
|by Anonymous||reply 250||12/09/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 251||12/09/2017|
If he fires Mueller all hell will break lose! Think pussy hat protests multiplied and not peaceful. The more they try to discredit him, the guiltier he looks.
|by Anonymous||reply 252||12/09/2017|
R250 Yeah, looking from the outside in, it's nuts just how much power your intelligence community has. Sure, it comes in handy now when you're trying to take down the corrupt turd but a couple of old white guys in the FBI New York office brought down Clinton with those emails. Just because they could. So it cuts both ways.
Seems like they should be more answerable to the Congress, but definitely not to the president. The current "anything goes because they're the intelligence community" attitude is kinda scary to watch, especially from the liberals who should know better.
|by Anonymous||reply 253||12/09/2017|
The FBI operates under the US Constitution, Junior at R250.
|by Anonymous||reply 254||12/09/2017|
As to impeachment, this:
|by Anonymous||reply 255||12/09/2017|
Things are heating up BECAUSE Mueller is getting closer.
If Trumps fires him, even ex-pats like myself will be raising holy hell and demonstrating at our American embassies worldwide.
|by Anonymous||reply 256||12/09/2017|
Americans need to Ukraine his fat ass out of Washington and be done with the whole nightmare already.
|by Anonymous||reply 257||12/09/2017|
[quote]Americans need to Ukraine his fat ass out of Washington and be done with the whole nightmare already.
Funny you should say that since it was Hillary's plan to give control of Ukraine to George Soros.
|by Anonymous||reply 258||12/09/2017|
The "Christian" perspective, from a reader of The American Conservative's website:
"Have you been paying attention to what’s going on in DC? Do you realize that the whole Russian collusion scandal is being exposed as a Democratic party dirty trick? Do you recognize that entire government agencies such as the FBI and DOJ have been compromised? Why shouldn’t Christians take delight in that whole house of cards coming down?"
This is what they hear on Fox News and right-wing radio -- that the entire dossier has been proven fake, that Mueller and every member of his team is a pro-Hillary stooge and that Trump is ushering a new golden age of Christianity. It's really frightening.
|by Anonymous||reply 259||12/09/2017|
[quote] Do you realize that the whole Russian collusion scandal is being exposed as a Democratic party dirty trick? Do you recognize that entire government agencies such as the FBI and DOJ have been compromised? Why shouldn’t Christians take delight in that whole house of cards coming down?"
Those nitwits are going to be in for quite a shock.
|by Anonymous||reply 260||12/09/2017|
[quote]Things are heating up BECAUSE Mueller is getting closer.
If the case against Trump is so cut-and-dried, why is it taking so long? Mueller apparently needs more and more time to fish and to move the goalposts.
|by Anonymous||reply 261||12/09/2017|
Nobody's moving any goalposts, Svetlana. Forensic investigations, including forensic accounting, take time and thoroughness.
|by Anonymous||reply 262||12/09/2017|
LOL R261. You crack me up! xo
|by Anonymous||reply 263||12/09/2017|
R261 is what shows like "Law & Order" have brought us: morons who think Mueller should have this investigation wrapped up in 43 minutes.
|by Anonymous||reply 264||12/09/2017|
It's a nothin' burger.
|by Anonymous||reply 265||12/09/2017|
[quote]the entire dossier has been proven fake, that Mueller and every member of his team is a pro-Hillary stooge and that Trump is ushering a new golden age of Christianity.
Most of them are.
|by Anonymous||reply 266||12/09/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 267||12/09/2017|
I wonder what R266 thinks Christianity is.
|by Anonymous||reply 268||12/09/2017|
[quote]Funny you should say that since it was Hillary's plan to give control of Ukraine to George Soros.
There is literally nothing you can say to such unhinged nonsense as this. All you can do is shake your head and move on.
|by Anonymous||reply 269||12/09/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 270||12/09/2017|
R232 called it. There is such a thing as a "dry alcoholic" who exhibits a lot of the behaviors of an alcoholic.. I think Trump is mentally nuts and takes meds for it.
|by Anonymous||reply 271||12/09/2017|
[quote] R203: Trump likes mean tough guy thugs, as his friends. Putin, Leader in the Phillipines, Netanyahu. Trump has an alter set up to Hitler and Pol Pot. He really loves Mussolini and who else...?
You’re right. My Deplorable bro in law is the same. He is the exact opposite of me. He probably thinks Obama was weak and Trump is strong, when I think the exact opposite; and question the obsession with “strong” people in the first place, since it’s a simple word that trump keeps misusing, such as when the administration said they were strongly talking about some subject. How do you strongly talk? They probably meant loudly talking.
|by Anonymous||reply 272||12/09/2017|
[quote] R208: Hannity supposedly has regular phone conversations with DJT. Attacking the investigation through a media talking head, looks like part of the obstruction.
I think the first amendment takes precedence over the following, but I would so love it it Hannity had to pay for the lies he has told for years on so many subjects. My sister has become brainwashed and I’ve passed through feeling heartbroken and am now just pissed off.
|by Anonymous||reply 273||12/09/2017|
[quote]Forensic investigations, including forensic accounting, take time and thoroughness.
That must be why CNN humiliates itself every time it goes on air with another bombshell report that turns out to be Fake News.
Who is getting fired for CNN"s latest debacle?
|by Anonymous||reply 274||12/09/2017|
Watch CNN Trot Out Reporter Who Published Fake News To Correct His Own Fake News
|by Anonymous||reply 275||12/09/2017|
CNN made an egregious reporting error Friday on the potential connection between Donald Trump Jr. and Wikileaks.
The story, which was touted by the network for many hours on broadcast and social media as a bombshell turned out to be factually incorrect and insignificant. CNN’s original report definitively stated that Don Jr. received access to secret Wikileaks information via email on Sept. 4, 2016. In fact, that email was sent on Sept. 14, after the said documents were released to the public.
CNN pushed the fake story for hours, even after the email in question was made publicly available to disprove the reporting. In a humiliating move, CNN decided to have one of the authors of the debunked story go on air to “correct” his reporting.
Manu Raju went on and said his reporting was “incorrect” and is “not as significant as what we know now based on this e-mail.” Neither CNN or the reporter apologized for the error.
|by Anonymous||reply 276||12/09/2017|
So Hope Hicks spent all of Thursday and Friday being questioned by the Mueller team. Must have been quite an experience for a callow 29 year old.
|by Anonymous||reply 277||12/09/2017|
Neither CNN or the reporter apologized
Or dear, neither this [bold] nor [/bold] that...
|by Anonymous||reply 278||12/09/2017|
R277, At 29, the average Joe is getting his/her legs. A talented, smart person is already a leader. Not callow.
|by Anonymous||reply 279||12/09/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 280||12/09/2017|
Hope Hicks starring in the musical revue
B A S K E T O F D I C K S
|by Anonymous||reply 281||12/09/2017|
You’re an idiot R274. Sucks tio be you
|by Anonymous||reply 282||12/09/2017|
For people who want to know what the Ukraine revolt was all about, this is a really thorough documentary and, as far as I can tell, is still available on Netflix. There might be some Youtube versions available, too, if it's not on Netflix where you are.
Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom
Everyone should watch it. We can consider it a training video.
|by Anonymous||reply 283||12/09/2017|
Based on the recent reporting regarding Hope Hicks, I have a theory.......
It was recently disclosed that during the transition, the FBI met twice with Hicks regarding contacts from Russian Operatives. The FBI could have investigated Hicks, determined that although she was close to Trump, she was completely out of the loop regarding Russia and Trumps dealings. They questioned her to confirm their determination, and then informed her about what Trump and co were really up to, and successfully flipped her. Shes been wired this entire time. Remember, there has been numerous reports about administrative fears that someone within their own ranks was wearing a wire. Hicks strikes me as the type to cooperate on that level.
|by Anonymous||reply 284||12/09/2017|
She doesn't strike me as that at all, R284. She strikes me as a social climber who will suck whatever dick is presented to her to get what she wants. She went from glorified secretary/volunteer to WH Communications Director in a few months. If she was wearing a wire, she seems stupid enough to incriminate herself on it. In fact, if she was wired, she'd probably walk around trailing it behind her or idiotically always talking into her own chest. Nope, don't see her as that type at all.
|by Anonymous||reply 285||12/09/2017|
Not to mention toilet paper stuck to her shoe trailing behind her r285.
|by Anonymous||reply 286||12/09/2017|
If you listen to people who have dealt with her, they all say that she is bery intelligent, extremely capable...and very loyal to Trump. However, if confronted with possibly spending the majority of your young life in prison, and possibly betraying your country, you damn well bet she would be the type to flip. She knows better than everyone else Trump is loyal to nobody.
|by Anonymous||reply 287||12/09/2017|
Possibility: Hope Hicks might come out as the hero of this whole spectacle. She's everything R287 says, not to mention movie-star striking, (which is most likely why Trump picked her above all other attributes). She's the cocktease type. Always letting someone think they'll get somewhere with her, but never actually letting them. Those are the women who truly succeed.
When they make a movie about this in 5 or 10 years, the "Hope Hicks" character might be the female lead. Someone please copy and date this post. lol
|by Anonymous||reply 288||12/09/2017|
Yesterday it was John Kelly today it is Hope Hicks... who will DL peg as the true secret hero of the Trump administration tomorrow?
|by Anonymous||reply 289||12/09/2017|
R289 You're 100% correct. Anyone who would get close to this human waste dump can't possible have the moral to do the right thing.
|by Anonymous||reply 290||12/09/2017|
LOL!! r285 and r286. Hope Hicks would be perfectly cast as the Don Adams character in Get Smart.
|by Anonymous||reply 291||12/09/2017|
Remember when Mueller was named and the Republicans came out to say he was "unimpeachable" and "highly professional" and above reproach"? Yeah....
Linked article was at the time he was appointed.
|by Anonymous||reply 292||12/09/2017|
The absolute desperation in the troll posts is heartening. They know Mueller is getting closer and closer, and the Orange One is going down.
|by Anonymous||reply 293||12/09/2017|
Can you ungray a thread? If it gets enough WW’s for example does that resurrect it?
|by Anonymous||reply 294||12/09/2017|
Nice try at trolling, r293.
|by Anonymous||reply 295||12/09/2017|
R247, there's a plan in a number of cities across America. You can use the link below to find specifics about a specific city. Generally, the plan is to show up to protest either at 5pm or noon depending on what time Trump fires/tries to fire Mueller.
|by Anonymous||reply 296||12/09/2017|
You know if you just say the opposite it doesn’t obscure your trolling right Svertlana R295? I don’t think you’ll get more vodka for that.
|by Anonymous||reply 297||12/09/2017|
Just keep trying, r297. Maybe you'll one day be good at it.
|by Anonymous||reply 298||12/09/2017|
We know Mueller is getting closer to taking down Trump & Co. when the trolls come out.
|by Anonymous||reply 299||12/09/2017|
Rumor I heard this week is that Hannity's being investigated by Mueller as well.
|by Anonymous||reply 300||12/09/2017|
[quote]We know Mueller is getting closer to taking down Trump & Co. when the trolls come out.
What inside information do these so-called "trolls" have?
|by Anonymous||reply 301||12/09/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 302||12/09/2017|
Hope Hicks is only 29 years old and was barely alive when Trump was committing some of his most reprehensible acts. She was a contestant in one of his pageants, he took a shine to her, Ivanka hired her, she lucked in to what she thought was a great situation and they treated her well. But she has a lot to lose and nothing to gain if she were to lie to Mueller and the FBI. Unlike so many of the others, she really has displayed no evidence of doing anything than the job she was hired for. Maybe I'm being idealistic, but there has to be someone with a conscience. Someone who can give us "Hope". ..... and it really would make a fantastic movie if she turned them all in!
|by Anonymous||reply 303||12/09/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 304||12/09/2017|
Hannity & Trump have been bouncing planned utterances off each other in their little brainstorm sessions over the phone. Surely someone on Mueller's team is making the connection. Hannity may get scheduled.
Rumor had it that Kellyanne was a leaker. But she is a Mercer placement and tight with Bannon.
Believe another informant will be revealed, and it will be a shocker.
|by Anonymous||reply 305||12/09/2017|
That's the way to do it r288. Make 'em want more and......don't give it to them!
|by Anonymous||reply 306||12/09/2017|
See I I understand you don’t speak English R297 as a first language so this may not make sense to you. But when you support Trump and then tell other people they are a troll when they knock him and your down, it really doesn’t work LOL
|by Anonymous||reply 307||12/09/2017|
Flynn knew it all on the big scale. He know's Putin's operatives as well as who all they engaged. He got an amazing plea deal. He has squealed a lot already.
Jared, Jr., and the big guy have to be very worried.
|by Anonymous||reply 308||12/09/2017|
How do you ungray a thread?
|by Anonymous||reply 309||12/09/2017|
R303 Movie title "Beauty Killed the Beast".
|by Anonymous||reply 310||12/09/2017|
I watched that CNN special about Michael Flynn last night. I was shocked to learn that he went to college at the University of Rhode Island the same time I did. He was a year ahead of me. Would love to know what dorm he lived in.
|by Anonymous||reply 311||12/09/2017|
It’s the bota graying the thread because they are desperate.
|by Anonymous||reply 312||12/09/2017|
That would be beautiful, r300. I wish Fox News itself would be held accountable for all its lies and propaganda.
|by Anonymous||reply 313||12/09/2017|
I agree, r313. Fox News has been viciously attacking Mueller this week. It's unbelievable how they get away with this shit.
|by Anonymous||reply 314||12/09/2017|
Of course they greyed out the thread. They have no other way to distract from the truth: he is going down. All the WhatAboutClintonism in the world isn't going to distract from the fact that POtuS is so corrupt, and his staff is the swampiest set of swambeasts that ever swamped.
|by Anonymous||reply 315||12/09/2017|
Anyone know what is up with Miss Lindsey? She seems to have taken a page from Hannity, talking about Uranium One, going after Hillary, FBI, DOJ, is he afraid they will find out about the money he took from Russia?
|by Anonymous||reply 316||12/09/2017|
The thread isn't greyed-out for me.
|by Anonymous||reply 317||12/09/2017|
Hannity has been spewing the same exact garbage since he was 19 yrs. old on some local radio station. He barely made it through high school. How can anyone be so weak minded as to be brainwashed by ignorant asholes like Sean Hannity. I mean really.
|by Anonymous||reply 318||12/09/2017|
Me neither. Maybe it looks greyed out for people who FFed it.
|by Anonymous||reply 319||12/09/2017|
My first thought, Hope Hicks is a double agent.
|by Anonymous||reply 320||12/09/2017|
It’s greyed out to me, too.
|by Anonymous||reply 321||12/09/2017|
It is greyed out if you put your settings to slightly "delicate flower". Change your settings more to "absestos eyeballs" and you won't be grey.
|by Anonymous||reply 322||12/09/2017|
Trump is a lowlife, white trash piece of shit.
If you support Trump, you too are a lowlife, white trash piece of shit. And really really stupid.
|by Anonymous||reply 323||12/09/2017|
Ah cannot let those VARMINTS in the Democratic Party speak ill of my sugar daddies, now can I?
|by Anonymous||reply 324||12/09/2017|
What in the world will Fox do when next year a whole lot of Repugs get kicked out of office? Will any of those liars lose their jobs?
|by Anonymous||reply 325||12/09/2017|
[quote]If you support Trump, you too are a lowlife, white trash piece of shit. And really really stupid.
I guess this means I can scratch your name off my Christmas card list. I never voted Republican in my life and I am still laugh out loud delighted that Hillary lost.
|by Anonymous||reply 326||12/09/2017|
Yes, it’s certainly delightful to watch Trump dismantle the government and hand it over to Russia, isn’t it, Boris?
|by Anonymous||reply 327||12/09/2017|
Yes, the OP is grayed-out for me. Clearly it is the work of a bunch of trolls who think they are so very clever and their little stunt will get us to stop talking about the investigation and the looming indictments.
They're not clever and we won't stop discussing the Orange Cheetolini's continuing legal troubles.
|by Anonymous||reply 328||12/09/2017|
[quote]Rumor I heard this week is that Hannity's being investigated by Mueller as well.
That was fake.
|by Anonymous||reply 329||12/09/2017|
What's being held over the head of Miss Lindsey; that is not mistletoe, of course?
|by Anonymous||reply 330||12/10/2017|
Will enough WWs cancel out the FFs? It’s a travesty for this thread to be grayed out.
|by Anonymous||reply 331||12/10/2017|
This FF system is preposterous.
|by Anonymous||reply 332||12/10/2017|
Are we being brigaded from somewhere?
|by Anonymous||reply 333||12/10/2017|
The morons crying, "Biased! Partisan!" about Mueller's investigators show their desperation and lunacy. Facts and sworn testimonies are what will bring down Trumps and Kushners, plural.
Trying to establish in the public mind a bizarre "requirement" of zero political affiliation or opinion by Team Mueller is consistent with the distraction attempts of the Goebbels Old Party.
|by Anonymous||reply 334||12/10/2017|
R279 Yes, callow for one still in his or her twenties. Cannot, for example, be a US Senator.
|by Anonymous||reply 335||12/10/2017|
Apparently a uranium firm was involved in Trump’s recent shrinking of monuments out west.
|by Anonymous||reply 336||12/10/2017|
Well with Trump & Co., it is all about diversion and they signal this by accusing the other side of whatever T&Co are doing. So, uranium? It will be involved in some secret, dirty way.
And I believe there is also going on, a war on environmentalists and intellectuals perhaps prompted by Steve Bannon's particular brand of vengefulness. Since he seems to have so much sway. Is he an Ayn Rand fan? Sure feels like it.
Hey Steve! A meritocracy in Heaven isn't going to do you any favours.
|by Anonymous||reply 337||12/10/2017|
[quote] R292: Remember when Mueller was named and the Republicans came out to say he was "unimpeachable" and "highly professional" and above reproach"? Yeah....
They did that with SoS Hillary, too. Just to bother Obama, that was clear.
|by Anonymous||reply 338||12/10/2017|
[quote] R300: Rumor I heard this week is that Hannity's being investigated by Mueller as well.
True justice requires this.
|by Anonymous||reply 339||12/10/2017|
Mueller learned that a small number of his employees expressed anti-Trump sentiment online, and Mueller fired them. Now Hannity is acting like they were “uncovered” by neutral observers, which is untrue. As if they reflect negatively on Mueller, also untrue. Hannity man is a shameless liar. If anything, this reflect well on Mueller, for acting as he did.
Besides, Trump has berated the FBI. Actually, anybody who disagrees with him. He’s the one who should be fired.
|by Anonymous||reply 340||12/10/2017|
The attacks on Hillary, the campaign style rallies, the attacks by Fox on Mueller are all designed to build political support out here among voters to keep pressure on the GOP House not to act, and to cast this as political infighting rather than legal issues. The whole defense at this point is "but what about Hillary..." One of the networks had a special about Watergate this weekend and I watched it. The Nixon crowd did some pretty ugly things, too. But the difference is that the Republicans in Congress had integrity back then...or at least much more integrity than the ones you have today. Lindsey Graham is responding to pressure from his base. Nothing more sinister than that. He must be getting calls about Hillary so he is talking the talk. He's an asshole and has no integrity. Even his "photo op" golf outing with Trump was staged for his base.
|by Anonymous||reply 341||12/10/2017|
Trump isn't going down and you all know it. Even if you pretend you don't know it.
|by Anonymous||reply 342||12/10/2017|
I guess we will see R342.
|by Anonymous||reply 343||12/10/2017|
The most comical thing about all these calls for special prosecutors to investigate Hillary, Uranium One etc, is that there has already been MULTIPLE INVESTIGATIONS COSTING TENS, IF NOT HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS.....and they continue to find NOTHING. Conservatives are always screaming about government spending, but have no qualms about wasting OUR TAX DOLLARS to keep beating a dead horse. How many times do they have to keep chasing trucks to figure out its the same truck going around the block over and over again.
|by Anonymous||reply 344||12/10/2017|
[quote] Conservatives are always screaming about government spending, but have no qualms about wasting OUR TAX DOLLARS
Hypocrisy has been built into the Rethuglican brand. They scream about deficits, until they want to spend 1.5 trillion on a tax cut for the wealthy and the corporations. They claim it is government waste if the money is going to feed, house, and educate poor children, but if the expense furthers the Repukes twisted agenda, then the sky's the limit. They want government to leave people alone -- until they don't, which is why they are anti-choice.
A miserable group of liars, cheats, and thieves.
|by Anonymous||reply 345||12/10/2017|
The real collusion isn't between Trump and Russia. It is between Trump and Israel.
|by Anonymous||reply 346||12/10/2017|
R346 is a more subtle shade of Svetlana.
|by Anonymous||reply 347||12/10/2017|
But I am wondering if it’s Jared and Ivanka’s intention to seek asylum in Israel. Maybe Trump too. How many countries would take them that aren’t absolute shitholes? Not many. Only Netanyahu would have the chutzpah to bite the hand that feeds him, to the extent that he would help shelter a U.S. President and his family’s flight from prosecution, even after all we've done for Israel. He just takes our support for granted.
Putin doesn’t care what the U.S. thinks of him so he’s got nothing to lose. We send billions to Israel.
It will be interesting to see, if the Trumps get to leave, where will they go? I’ve had the impression for the last month or so, half of what Trump does is to ensure he has a bolthole, or more than one, for the inevitable Judgment Day.
|by Anonymous||reply 348||12/10/2017|
[quote]Neither CNN or the reporter apologized for the error.
Did you skip the neither/nor English lesson, Svetlana?
|by Anonymous||reply 349||12/10/2017|
Q: who hates the FBI most of all?
|by Anonymous||reply 350||12/10/2017|
[quote]Did you skip the neither/nor English lesson, Svetlana?
As though Americans and the American media employ excruciatingly correct English!
|by Anonymous||reply 351||12/10/2017|
Carl Bernstein was on CNN's Reliable Sources this morning discussing how Fox is aiding and abetting Trump, and used this clip of Jeanine Pirro's show from last night to make his point. As we on DL know, Pirro is the cuntiest cunting cunt of all cunts!
|by Anonymous||reply 352||12/10/2017|
^^ Trying again with the link.
|by Anonymous||reply 353||12/10/2017|
Still waiting for CNN. CBS, and MSNBC to explain how they ALL confused the 4th for the 14th on the e-mail that they wrongly claimed implicated Donald Trump Jr. One reporter misreading a date is a believable mistake, but everyone else repeating the error just proves that they all go on air to perform smear jobs without doing even the simplest amount of research.
|by Anonymous||reply 354||12/10/2017|
r354....you just keep on waiting.....that simple mistake isnt going to deflect or prevent the landslide that is heading for Trump and his cronies. A firing squad is too kind for him.
|by Anonymous||reply 355||12/10/2017|
Oh, please. What does Carl Bernstein know about presidential cover-ups?!
|by Anonymous||reply 356||12/10/2017|
Were these cunts bitching that Kenneth Starr was biased? Yeah, thought so.
|by Anonymous||reply 357||12/10/2017|
Those GOP Senators and Congressmen questioning the FBI and the Mueller team about their objectivity due to their political party affiliations, don't relinquish their own party affiliations and support or opposition to political individuals while serving on committees, and voting regarding the investigation into the conspiracy with Russia saga. By such logic, they need to recuse themselves.
|by Anonymous||reply 358||12/10/2017|
Trump and his entire family and entourage really think they've pulled one over on us all. He truly believes his extreme wealth and privilege make him above the law. His ego must be fed. He hates it when he's out of the headlines for a few days. What if he were just ignored by the MSM for two weeks; how woukd he handle it?
|by Anonymous||reply 359||12/10/2017|
[quote]He truly believes his extreme wealth and privilege make him above the law.
Because it always has.
|by Anonymous||reply 360||12/10/2017|
The GOP ought to be charge with criminal conspiracy under RICo, because all of them are conspiring to allow laws to be broken and supporting criminal behavior in order to further their own agenda. They have also obstructed justice. As political party the GOP is dead. It's a fucking criminal enterprise.
|by Anonymous||reply 361||12/10/2017|
[quote]that simple mistake
It wasn't a simple mistake. It was a huge mistake repeated by many "news" networks.
|by Anonymous||reply 362||12/10/2017|
R354 OR they were all set up. Trump surrogates have purposely been attempting to put out false Trump information just so the major outlets will pick it up, so they can then "prove their point". Rachel Maddow did a story about it back in July, and warned of incidents like this happening.
|by Anonymous||reply 363||12/10/2017|
OR they were all set up
Set up to read an e-mail dated Sept 14 as being dated September 4th? Does one have to be illiterate or merely unable to distinguish numbers to report news at the major networks?
|by Anonymous||reply 364||12/10/2017|
There are some desperate trolls on this thread. Tons of posts missing. I must have pegged and blocked them a while back.
|by Anonymous||reply 365||12/10/2017|
Good thing R365 is free to sit in the dark, unchallenged and safe.
|by Anonymous||reply 366||12/10/2017|
R316 and R330 - the mind boggles at what dirty laundry the Russians and their minions have on the Senatrice - and clearly they’ve threatened to unveil some of it if she doesn’t get out there and run some defence for trump & co - hence the recent uranium carry on.
You can bet they have copies of every text, every email and every bank transaction she’s ever made...to say nothing of recordings and candid pics from every overnight hotel stay away from home.
I hope that whatever happens down the track - we do see the beans get spilled on her and her no doubt dishonourable and immoral behaviours...will be fantastic to see her get her comeuppance for conduct unbecoming!
|by Anonymous||reply 367||12/10/2017|
You know, as I think about it, the Democrats are always too concerned about being careful and not making mistakes or not being caught in bad shit. But I say fuck it. We need to stop playing Defense and get off our knees and fight those pieces of shit unapologetically. Take a page out of their books. We identify a problem? Fine. We address it take care of it. Then we move on and go after them with both barrels. They are bad people and we need not apologize for being tough and mean and adopting a scorched earth policy. I am SO fucking sick and tireid of us accepting the role of apologists always self conscious and allowing the media and everyone else to apply a double standard. This is an outrageous set of circumstances we find ourselves in and go nuclear.
|by Anonymous||reply 368||12/10/2017|
It's so interesting that the Deplorables go on and on about some shadowy, complicated, nebulous, (and ultimately, false,) connection between Hillary and some Canadian uranium deal.
Yet they don't have any issue with Trump passing a tax law that directly benefits vineyards, golf courses and real estate developers. (Businesses that he illegally never divested from.)
|by Anonymous||reply 369||12/10/2017|
R366 If Trump et al have done nothing wrong, why didn't they just disclose these Russian interactions when asked the first time?
|by Anonymous||reply 370||12/10/2017|
[quote]The mind boggles at what dirty laundry the Russians and their minions have on the Senatrice
They found out that she puts DARK MEAT in her chicken salad.
|by Anonymous||reply 371||12/10/2017|
You're using these Mueller investigation theories as an excuse to avoid sex with me.
|by Anonymous||reply 372||12/10/2017|
Gee, let's take a look at how r366 has "challenged" us, shall we? A selection of his greatest hits is below.
[quote]Looks like Boris got hired by the Washington Post. Read it and weep
It wasn't the Washington Post, moron. It was an op-ed by a partisan Republican.
[quote]Peter Strzok has single-handedly sunk the Mueller investigation.
Single-handedly? Really? Fancy that.
[quote]The "Trump Colluded With Russia" lie was spun by Mook and Podesta to explain away their failure. Time to close the book on that fairy tale.
Uh-huh. We'll wait right here while you rush out to get evidence to support that little "theory" of yours.
[quote]Trump's opposition to Hillary's pals in the FBI and the CIA does not constitute treason. The real treason is the very existence of the unelected Shadow Government and its Deep State.
You might want to adjust that "tin foil hat" of yours.
[quote]the Russian Collusion tall tales are the tin foil hats that the Democrats have to stop wearing. When the Washington Post tells you that the Russian Collusion story has no more legs, it is time to drop the Boris shtick.
Good thing the Washington Post hasn't done then, then, isn't it?
[quote]On Fox News Tuesday night, Laura Ingraham reported that yet another one of Robert Mueller's deputies in his Russia investigation is compromised due to her track record as a blatant partisan.
[quote]Personally, I am enjoying the knowledge that the Russian Collusion story is dead in the water.
[quote]If the case against Trump is so cut-and-dried, why is it taking so long? Mueller apparently needs more and more time to fish and to move the goalposts.
[quote]The real collusion isn't between Trump and Russia. It is between Trump and Israel.
Yeah, see, here's the thing, R366: you're not "challenging" us by this obvious (and wholly unsupported) trolling, and R365 really hasn't missed a damn thing by choosing to ignore you.
|by Anonymous||reply 373||12/10/2017|
Oh, did the little troll respond to my comment? How amusing. Does blocking it cause hissy fits?
|by Anonymous||reply 374||12/10/2017|
Apparently, R374. I didn't even list everything he posted on this thread, as Boris has been a busy little beaver. It looks like he responds every time someone reveals that they have blocked him, so I guess he gets his widdle feewings hurt. I don't block others, usually, but it is rather foolish of him to pretend he's offering anything of real value, given his posts here.
[quote]Your allergy to the truth being one of them.
[quote]Congratulations on deriving so much pleasure from the Ignore feature. Personally, I am enjoying the knowledge that the Russian Collusion story is dead in the water.
[quote]Good thing R365 is free to sit in the dark, unchallenged and safe.
Like I said....
|by Anonymous||reply 375||12/10/2017|
Egads. Does the troll really believe all the shit he's trying to shovel here? Mueller is nowhere near being finished. Boris needs to realize that DL'ers are not uneducated rubes like the people who voted for Trump.
|by Anonymous||reply 376||12/10/2017|
Here's hypocrisy for you: Trump lifts sanctions on importing elephant parts into U.S.
ELEPHANTS. The symbol of the Republican party.
He hates everything and everybody, including magnificent animals and the party he was chosen to represent.
|by Anonymous||reply 377||12/10/2017|
Didn't he get some blowback from that R377?
|by Anonymous||reply 378||12/10/2017|
It’s a no brainer, really, blocking ivory imports.
|by Anonymous||reply 379||12/10/2017|
The Putin troll farm night shift is on duty in St. Petersburg. The brighter ones get the morning hours. They have been the ones to coordinate new messaging with Breitbart and Murdoch's folks.
|by Anonymous||reply 380||12/10/2017|
Seriously, ignore the trolls. If ya don’t clap, Tinkerbell will just die and we can all go home so much earlier.
|by Anonymous||reply 381||12/10/2017|
Treason for the Season
|by Anonymous||reply 382||12/10/2017|
Good eye, R382!
|by Anonymous||reply 383||12/10/2017|
R8 Ignatz has landed..and he's whining and complaining as he always does.
|by Anonymous||reply 384||12/10/2017|
I'm just waiting for this investigation to be over and Mueller concluding with no collusion, with Trump continuing making America great again.
|by Anonymous||reply 385||12/10/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 386||12/10/2017|
Yeah, pretty much, R386. Let's look at this latest troll, since he's even dumber, and more obvious, than the other one.
[quote]The stench from the desperate Clinton Foundation trolls can be detected from outer space.
[quote]These are the same Soros troll farm trolls who tried to "convince" everybody that Hillary was going to win. LOL.
[quote]Keep trying, bitches. Maybe you one day will get to suck Dear Leader's Hungarian Dick.
[quote]Nice try at trolling, r293.
Love the projection, and the irony. And I loved the mention of Soros. What is it with these morons and George Soros? (That was a rhetorical question, of course.)
Yeah, looks like this one isn't going to "challenge" us any more than the other one did. I can find regurgitated, mindless talking points all over the web, not to mention on Fox News and a number of newspapers and blogs.
|by Anonymous||reply 387||12/10/2017|
R385, how will we know when America has been made great again?
|by Anonymous||reply 388||12/10/2017|
The tweet is gone, r382. What's it say?
|by Anonymous||reply 389||12/10/2017|
[quote] how will we know when America has been made great again?
When the Repukes take us all the way back to 1859. Remember, even though we had slavery that's when families were still together -- well, except for the black families that were torn apart by white racists who sold people as if they were furniture. But, other than that very minor little detail, it was all great (if you were white).
So, that is where we are headed. And when we get there everything will be just hunky-dory (for the white folks -- mostly white men).
|by Anonymous||reply 390||12/10/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 391||12/10/2017|
Trump failed in every business enterprise that he has attempted. He has been able to maintain his lavish lifestyle by his pact with the devil (Putin) who has funneled billions to Trumpand to bail out his failures. Mueller needs to make sure that Americans understand how Trump has sold out the country to our enemies in order to maintain his wealthy life.
|by Anonymous||reply 392||12/10/2017|
[quote][R385], how will we know when America has been made great again?
The improved economy will be an indicator. Unlike the Clintons and Obama, Trump is a patriot.
|by Anonymous||reply 393||12/10/2017|
Sure he is r393.....thats why he staffs his resorts WITH IMMIGRANT LABOR so he doesnt have to pay them anything above minimum wage......MAGA...... The economy has improved every year for the last seven years. Trump has done nothing.....I repeat NOTHING to improve the economy......he hasnt enacted any laws, introduced any bills, etc. Any growth numbers are the residual from Obama whether you like it or not. Even Trumps executive orders have no impact on the economy. Contrary to what youve been force fed and brainwashed to believe, the economy has improved under every single Democratic administration in modern history, and the economy, with the exception of Reagan, has come close to collapsing under Republicans.....check it out yourself.....or better yet, think back to what your life was really like under different presidents in your life time.....if your honest, youll see it for yourself.
|by Anonymous||reply 394||12/10/2017|
Uh-huh, right, r393. And I'm sure that you can tell us just exactly how Trump will "improve the economy," right?
Yeah, I thought so.
|by Anonymous||reply 395||12/10/2017|
[quote]Trump has done nothing.....I repeat NOTHING to improve the economy
Don't be silly. He has slashed regulations.
|by Anonymous||reply 396||12/10/2017|
Don't be silly. No, he hasn't.
|by Anonymous||reply 397||12/10/2017|
ANNNNND....that put money in your pocket, how r396 ? The only people making any money from regulations being cut are corporations......who arent hiring, who dont pay a living wage, and love the increased profits. So....how is that helping you ?....seriously......help me understand how he is helping YOU ?
|by Anonymous||reply 398||12/10/2017|
r396....and I might add....Trumps declarations dont mean shit. Remember how the Dakota Pipeline was safe, would help bring jobs back, and we would only use steel made in america ?.......so far...in under a year....2 spills. no additional jobs.....and he snuck in a waiver after the fact that we would use....wait for it.....RUSSIAN STEEL.
Then theres the coal promise.....yet one of the mines has already shut down.....
Then there was Carrier, etc and those factory jobs he claims he saved and increased.....turns out the company is moving anyway...and hundreds are out of work.....
MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN.......FUCK YOU...AMERICA WAS GREAT BEFORE TRUMP DECIDED TO DESTROY IT.
|by Anonymous||reply 399||12/10/2017|
r399, it doesn't sound like you're thinking straight because something happened to you that you blame Trump for.
|by Anonymous||reply 400||12/10/2017|
Actually, R400, that was one of the lamest troll responses, I've ever seen here, since everything R399 wrote was true. Of course, you have no answer for any of those facts, just as you have no basis for your claims about "making America great again" or Trump has "slashed regulations."
That's what happens when you have the "stench of desperation." Sucks to be you.
|by Anonymous||reply 401||12/10/2017|
Sorry r400......Since you bought into Donnies long con, you obviously are the one who cant think straight.......
|by Anonymous||reply 402||12/10/2017|
[quote]The improved economy will be an indicator. Unlike the Clintons and Obama, Trump is a patriot.
Under which President did the US last have a surplus under?
|by Anonymous||reply 403||12/10/2017|
Trump is a patriot....
His bone spurs beg to differ........
|by Anonymous||reply 404||12/10/2017|
All his victims are holding a press conference tomorrow morning.
|by Anonymous||reply 405||12/10/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 406||12/10/2017|
If Hope Hicks was told twice by the FBI that she was the target of Russians, would that be enough for the FBI go to a FISA warrant against her to determine if she communicated with them or not? If so, then Mueller has everything he needs on Trump as she is basically attached to Trump 24-7. She's probably even in the room while Trump shits.
|by Anonymous||reply 407||12/10/2017|
He probably shits ON her.
|by Anonymous||reply 408||12/10/2017|
Don’t forget about us.
|by Anonymous||reply 409||12/11/2017|
R409 That's GYNA to you!
|by Anonymous||reply 410||12/11/2017|
I think he has everything he needs now r407. He's working on the criminal cases now, no doubt.
|by Anonymous||reply 411||12/11/2017|
Someone in the Trump camp is tickling Miss Lindsey's fancy.
Junior? Jared? DT himself? Yikes!
|by Anonymous||reply 412||12/11/2017|
^She does have a special glow nowadays.
She be getting some.
|by Anonymous||reply 413||12/11/2017|
[quote]tickling Miss Lindsey's fancy.
I doubt that it is all that fancy.
|by Anonymous||reply 414||12/11/2017|
Just read that they won't be filling Conyer's seat until next November 2018. That means the Dems will have less solid votes for a whole year.
|by Anonymous||reply 415||12/11/2017|
Conyers would have been a certain vote for Impeachment.
|by Anonymous||reply 416||12/11/2017|
Miss Lindsey may be trying to hide and deflect emotions per McCain. She is abandoning to cope it appears.
Every time Don Junior is called to account, Miss Lindsey takes the offensive. You don't suppose.....
|by Anonymous||reply 417||12/11/2017|
R417, all that would prove is that Miss Lindsey is most assuredly a Bottom.
|by Anonymous||reply 418||12/11/2017|
R400 is obviously a troll, but I've previously blocked it--its either a TrumpLicker, Russian Troll, or that horrid foreigner who said Hillary deserved to lose because American Citizens were "smug." Tool!
|by Anonymous||reply 419||12/11/2017|
If the Russian trolls receive 30 rubles per 3 posts. That is 50 cents in US currency.
|by Anonymous||reply 420||12/11/2017|
I like thinking about the poster who imagined busses of US Marshals, armed with arrest warrants pulling up all over The Capital perp-walking every single one of these PUBLIC SERVANTS into the glare of the media and off to jail to await trial for plotting against The United States with a hostile enemy.
|by Anonymous||reply 421||12/11/2017|
One of the problems with Trump is that he is a known, committed liar. So, when we hear things like “he has cut regulations”, I want to see proof. I want to see news published in the New York Times reporting that whatever he claims is true. It’s an abomination, that his everyday statements about absolutely everything must be questioned, but one must get conformation.
|by Anonymous||reply 422||12/11/2017|
[quote][R399], it doesn't sound like you're thinking straight because something happened to you that you blame Trump for.
Oh my god, the trump traitors are starting to sound like Scientologists
|by Anonymous||reply 423||12/11/2017|
It's the sociopath's fallback, R423: they can't argue with the points being raise so they have to pretend that there's something wrong with the person who raised those points.
|by Anonymous||reply 424||12/11/2017|
Miss Lindsey 100% flipped. Whatever she got in return, must be exceptionally titillating.
|by Anonymous||reply 425||12/11/2017|
I need to know which illuminator the Senatrice is using these days?
|by Anonymous||reply 426||12/11/2017|
Now Spicey is writing a book to "set the record straight about what Trump went through to get the nomination, to transition to the White House and then his first six months in office."
Prepare for basketfuls of alternative facts.
|by Anonymous||reply 427||12/11/2017|
Spicey is pathetic, people only liked Melissa McCarthey's version of him.
|by Anonymous||reply 428||12/11/2017|
Trump and everyone associated with him is a liar. It must be a precondition of working in his administration. So nothing any of them have to say is worth reading, it's a waste of time.
|by Anonymous||reply 429||12/11/2017|
Unless he is going to write a tell all about being used to spew the rantings of a sociopath.
|by Anonymous||reply 430||12/11/2017|
[quote]Actually, [R400], that was one of the lamest troll responses, I've ever seen here
That's ok, r401. Not everyone is as shallow as you.
|by Anonymous||reply 431||12/11/2017|
How much longer is this going to drag on? We have a democracy to restore.
|by Anonymous||reply 432||12/11/2017|
Here is a picture of r431, how dare DLers be shallow!
|by Anonymous||reply 433||12/11/2017|
Nice attempt at trolling, r433.
|by Anonymous||reply 434||12/11/2017|
[quote]Lindsey Graham is responding to pressure from his base. Nothing more sinister than that.
Yeah, that rapid and complete 180 degree spin by Miss Lindsey telegraphs the fact he's being blackmailed. No other reason makes sense.
|by Anonymous||reply 435||12/11/2017|
^Well, no women will be coming forward to make scandalous revelations.
|by Anonymous||reply 436||12/12/2017|
[quote]One of the problems with Trump is that he is a known, committed liar. So, when we hear things like “he has cut regulations”, I want to see proof.
As the Trump administration nears its one-year mark, White House officials are touting cuts to regulations as one of their top achievements. But government records—and in some cases the agencies carrying out Trump’s policies—tell a very different story.
For one thing, only a handful of regulations have actually been taken off the books. That’s due to laws that keep government policies from wildly swinging back and forth every time moving trucks show up at the White House.
Rather, the claim of victory in the war on regulation is instead based almost entirely on stopping proposed rules that haven’t yet made their way through the machinery of government. The White House says it has killed or stalled 860 pending regulations. It’s done this by withdrawing 469, listing another 109 as inactive and relegating 282 to “long term.”
A Bloomberg News review has found even those claims are exaggerated.
|by Anonymous||reply 437||12/12/2017|
Has Eric Garland lost it?
[quote]- The true ending here is a group of rich powerful men who are defending a ring of child sex slave trafficking. It's horrid. They already uncovered it in Iceland, bringing down its government.
|by Anonymous||reply 438||12/12/2017|
R438, he starts off making sense then goes off the rails. Who is he?
|by Anonymous||reply 439||12/12/2017|
[quote]A Bloomberg News review has found even those claims are exaggerated.
And then you still have to actually point to any new jobs created by this supposed deregulation, which they can't do.
|by Anonymous||reply 440||12/12/2017|
[quote]That's ok, R401. Not everyone is as shallow as you.
Seriously? That was the best you could come up with? Oh, you poor thing. That was just pathetic.
|by Anonymous||reply 441||12/12/2017|
I wonder if some of these Republican Senators who have lost their courage and integrity - are they being blackmailed?
|by Anonymous||reply 442||12/12/2017|
R442. Some took PAC money from oligarchs with Kremlin ties. Others, the Russians, team Trump & Bannon, have dirt on them, sexual and/or financial.
|by Anonymous||reply 443||12/12/2017|
R435 I totally agree and am certain Russia has kompromat on most of the GOP. I think that's why chaffetz left so quickly. There is dirt on: Graham, Nunes, Issa, grassley, Rubio, Cruz, Ryan, McConnelL, & Gowdy at the LEAST!
|by Anonymous||reply 444||12/12/2017|
This is also kinda interesting - and goes a long way to explaining some of the reluctance to criticise v,ad and company...
|by Anonymous||reply 445||12/13/2017|
That's HUGE money going to GOP from Russians. Treason!
|by Anonymous||reply 446||12/13/2017|
R446 - and that’s just the money we know about. The political donations. Love to see detailed personal financials on each of them...
|by Anonymous||reply 447||12/13/2017|
I've said this before and it bears repeating. The table was set for this very thing once the Supreme Court decision to support Citizen's United opened the floodgates to allow all kinds of unaccounted for funds to become legal in campaign financing. If you ever get a chance read Jane Mayer's book "Dark Money." There are no limits or very weak limitations imposed on who can contribute, and how much they can give.
|by Anonymous||reply 448||12/13/2017|
So yesterday there was talk about whether or not Bannon has been questioned by the Feds. I can't see how they could NOT question him even though he has been lying and saying he has no lawyer and has not been interviewed. The fact is, Bannon, Cambridge Analytica, the Mercers and the Facebook and Wiki Leaks people along with Jared Kushner were all involved. There's no way Bannon hasn't been interviewed. I suspect he is a target.
|by Anonymous||reply 449||12/13/2017|
You dont necessarily have to question a target in an investigation....especially if you have damaging evidence against them.
|by Anonymous||reply 450||12/13/2017|
Actually, I would imagine the people that have NOT yet been questioned are the ones with the most to worry about.
|by Anonymous||reply 451||12/13/2017|
Actually as hideous as Bannon is, I don't think he's involved with the Russia stuff. His only connection seems to be trying to stop Trump from firing Comey
|by Anonymous||reply 452||12/13/2017|
R452 You don't get that close to Trump without playing a part in the Russian collusion conspiracy, which is what put Trump in the WH.
|by Anonymous||reply 453||12/13/2017|
r452........can you say, MERCER ?.......say it with me now, MERCER. Bannon is also mentioned in Peter Smiths dealings. No, Bannon is going down.......
|by Anonymous||reply 454||12/13/2017|
Ho ho ho! Even that reality show hack Omarosa has jumped this sinking ship USS Drumpf. When even the rats are leaving, you know big trouble is coming.
|by Anonymous||reply 455||12/13/2017|
And even the dumbest rats eventually realize there's water seeping in.
|by Anonymous||reply 456||12/13/2017|
R456 The dumbest rat, Suckabee, will go down with this ship!!!
|by Anonymous||reply 457||12/13/2017|
Is there a thread on the USA Today ripping? They really slammed him.
|by Anonymous||reply 458||12/13/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 459||12/13/2017|
The Politico article discussing Bannon's role in all this mishegas is pretty interesting.
|by Anonymous||reply 460||12/13/2017|
So there's a real possibility that Bannon may sell Jared (who is guilty six different ways with or without Bannon) and a few others down the river. :ike Reince Priebus. LOL! All the people who were mean to him. I love it. I have to wonder if he would sell out the President. He seems to think, if we a re to believe his stump speeches, that Donald Trump is the Messiah.
|by Anonymous||reply 461||12/13/2017|
I don't know if Bannon truly likes trump or not. He once called him a hammer they're just using (or something like that). He plays trump like a fiddle while also leaking bad things about him constantly to the press. And he HATES Jared. Bannon also strikes me as the type who would sell out his own mother to save himself.
|by Anonymous||reply 462||12/13/2017|
Bannon is loyal to nobody.....and he will throw Trump under the bus, not only to save his own ass, but because it would play into his "chaos theory"
|by Anonymous||reply 463||12/13/2017|
Rod Rosenstein told the House Judiciary Committee this morning that he sees no good cause to fire Mueller.
|by Anonymous||reply 464||12/13/2017|
Quit trying to fire Muller, there are plenty of people that need firing in washington.
Why are they holding hearings on this garbage angle when we have REAL problems? How many people died from big pharma's push of narcotics during that hearing? Did 5 people needlessly die? Was it 10? Are big pharma execs that hard up for cash that they would need to kill for more? Don't they have enough money?
Why decent people have to be murdered just so big pharma can make another buck? Isn't there a better way to do medicine? Is this all we deserve, is a murdering machine that makes the cartels look like child's play?
Do americans deserve a hearing on that?
|by Anonymous||reply 465||12/13/2017|
Why is the GOP full of so many assholes, how in the world can we run a government with these criminals in office?
|by Anonymous||reply 466||12/13/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 467||12/13/2017|
I am actually surprised that people are not rioting in the streets. The president is going to sign a tax "reform" bill that closes no loopholes for corporations, only for middle class suckers.
They are taking even more money from Main street and shoveling it to the top in this elaborate income distribution scheme. Instead of draining the swamp, they are flooding it.
Whatever happened to sticking up for the little guy. Boy, was that a huge scam or what? Time to tell the deplorables that they've been had, and this tax bill is the proof.
|by Anonymous||reply 468||12/13/2017|
R464 As if firing Mueller won't set off another investigation... Deplorables are just trying to stave off the inevitable end of the Trump regime as long as they can.
|by Anonymous||reply 469||12/13/2017|
Omarosa literally kicked out?
|by Anonymous||reply 470||12/13/2017|
It is passed time that these goons were rounded up and removed from washington. We need to get down to business and get this country's shit together.
The interior of the U.S. is beginning to resemble cuba, stuck in a time long ago. We need innovative leaders and those focused on recovering the whole country, not just those greedy weasels at the top. Enough, already.
|by Anonymous||reply 471||12/13/2017|
I am so sick and tired of Republicans saying the American people want a special investigator to investigate Mueller. These assholes are not speaking for me, I want Mueller to finish the investigation and nail Trump. There is no need for him to be investigated, I can't believe these scumbags will go to the ends of the earth to defend Trump.
|by Anonymous||reply 472||12/13/2017|
The Trump campaign played those poor, toothless, impoverished hillbillies like a fiddle. They really thought that he was going to do something for their crumbling towns and rotted infrastructure . They believed he was going to pave the streets in gold. He was going to save them from having to join the 21st century. They donated their last dimes to his campaign.
After he won, he immediately called for an end to their healthcare and gave all their bosses a tax break. He rewarded all the CEO's that sent away those jobs with more money. Meanwhile, jethro gets nothing.
Boy, oh boy, this was a grifting for the ages.
|by Anonymous||reply 473||12/13/2017|
Who do republicans represent anyway? Its not the american people. Is it a foreign leader? It sure seems that way. Who are they beholden to?
|by Anonymous||reply 474||12/13/2017|
Money, R474. It's not complicated.
|by Anonymous||reply 475||12/13/2017|
And no good ideas to move the country forward technologically....it is so sad. Just now we have i nvestigations and congressional hearings to get rid of these crooks.
|by Anonymous||reply 476||12/13/2017|
If you are smart, and talented, and focused on money, then you go work for Wall st. They couldn't cut it in the real world so repugs use congress to get rich? While selling out poor americans? This is an outrage.
All the poor people in the country need to work together and vote for better politicians. Corruption has jumped the shark in this country. It's so blatant. Where is the outrage?
|by Anonymous||reply 477||12/13/2017|
when you hear "american people", substitute "Koch brothers" so you can keep it straight in your head.
|by Anonymous||reply 478||12/13/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 479||12/13/2017|
R473, they don't care about that. Most of the Deplorables are not toothless dumb asses who live in rotting towns and backwaters. They are white, suburban and average $70,000+ annually. What they DO care about is Trump will represent their racist beliefs, he will build walls to keep immigrants out, he will ban Muslims from traveling and he was do ICE raids to break up families and deport people back to mexico. They hate. They are a fearful ugly divisive category of people who have been emboldened by his rhetoric and his behavior. They don't care if he shoots someone in the middle of Broadway, as he famously said himself, they don't care if he is a pathological liar or harassed and abused women or is a corrupt businessman. They don't care about Russians either. They are hateful people and he represents that Hate more consistently than anything else he has ever promised to do.
|by Anonymous||reply 480||12/13/2017|
I think the 70k set has long abandoned him. It's just socially embarrassing now to support him. He is viewed as a fumbling failure that can't get anything done. It's way passed policy at this point. He may be a racist, but he's seen as an incompetent one.
It's all downhill for republicans aka losers at this point.
|by Anonymous||reply 481||12/13/2017|
R481 What did they expect? Trump had zero experience as a public official. They voted for him knowing he was incompetent and a jerk to boot. They were just betting the Dems would be sidelined and impotent as the Republican majority implemented their conservative agenda, but that bet has truly backfired and blown up in their faces.
|by Anonymous||reply 482||12/13/2017|
Sorry I think racism trumps everything else. That's why he got the evangelicals, the women, etc. and lets not forget how he pandered to the gun crowd. And he is such a fucking misogynist he hates women who don't "know their place." and there are ignorant women out here who agree with that. They resent smart accomplished independent women.
|by Anonymous||reply 483||12/13/2017|
What a mess. Is it too late to get a new president? It seems like democracy is at stake. Was it really the smart move?
I think the stock market will sort all this out once it tanks and the 401ks go south. But the banksters will still come out on top while the masses suffer, a la 2007.
It all seems so uneducated and stupid. Like a suicide mission.
|by Anonymous||reply 484||12/13/2017|
If anything the Deplorables admire his predatory grifter "business" practices and the fact he outsmarts people who try to sue him, ignoring the fact that he often has to settle. They love that he was sued for housing discrimination. They love him for going after Obama's birth certificate. We have a lot of sick ignorant people in the USA, and after a steady diet over decades, of Fox News, Rush Limbaugh, Glen Beck, and Laura Ingrham not to mention t hat nasty Judge Pirro, it's not surprising.
|by Anonymous||reply 485||12/13/2017|
yeah, but what do they get for it? Higher taxes? No healthcare? Seems like a one-sided deal for repugs. The Rush's of the world get millions and hillbilly bob gets nothing. What a gip.
|by Anonymous||reply 486||12/13/2017|
round 'em up already
|by Anonymous||reply 487||12/13/2017|
r486.....thats the way it usually goes under a republican administration.....yet they are convinced that the GOP is the party of the people and they alone will look out for them. Liberals are out to destroy democracy and do nothing but give handouts to the undeserving. You would think these people were born yesterday considering they live through the shit like everyone else. But the GOP have always been spin masters and their ilk at Fox etc, has these rubes convinced. The only way to stop the bleeding is to impose some guidelines and restrictions on conservative media....which by the way was done away with during the Reagan administration....and coincidentally is when the dumbing down started.
|by Anonymous||reply 488||12/13/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 489||12/13/2017|
Trump was elected because of four things: 1) Dead babies, 2) Guns and 3) Mexicans. 35% of the population (Trump base) will never vote for a democrat because of those three things. They believe so firmly in these issues that they will vote against their best interests (health care, welfare, Social Security, etc). Add another 10% of wealthy Americans who want (4) tax breaks and fewer government restrictions on business and you have a solid 45% voting block. This 45% dictated it's will on the majority because the electoral college is skewed toward the rural areas where evangelicals, hunters, and white folks most afraid of other races live. It took two Clinton votes in California to equal one Trump vote in Wyoming. Every republican that I know falls into a "extremist position" on one of those four categories.
|by Anonymous||reply 490||12/13/2017|
Look, folks: CI people in the IC were in complete panic in 2016 -- not that Obama WH listened much -- since they KNEW who Trump really was.
CI professionals in the IC have known for MANY YEARS that Trump possessed strange, disconcerting ties to the Kremlin. Going back to 80s.
Right now, Trump WH & its lie machine want you to focus on everything but who POTUS really is & who his real friends are. Don't let them.
The sordid truth about our 45th President is coming out, no matter what. It will rock the USA to its core.
As it damn well should.
|by Anonymous||reply 491||12/13/2017|
Is John Schindler a reliable source or is in he in that Palmer Report/Louise Mensch school?
|by Anonymous||reply 492||12/13/2017|
[quote][bold]Trump 'dossier' firm: Republicans leaked bank records in retaliation[/bold]
[quote]Fusion GPS, in a notice to a federal judge in Washington late on Tuesday, said that a subpoena sent by the Republican-led U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee and its chairman, Devin Nunes, to the firm’s bank was “part of an ongoing effort to discredit Fusion in retaliation for its role in undertaking research” into Trump during the election.
[quote]Fusion’s court document said that information its founder, Glenn Simpson, provided to the committee during closed door testimony in November then surfaced in media reports.
|by Anonymous||reply 493||12/13/2017|
Schindler is in the Palmer Report/Mensch school. Full of shit.
|by Anonymous||reply 494||12/13/2017|
Not the pristine Miss Lindsey!
|by Anonymous||reply 495||12/13/2017|
People are protesting in the streets every single day. They just aren't being covered by the media for the most part. You see them all the time on MSNBC and on some local affiliates that aren't yet fully owned by Sinclair or ClearChannel.
|by Anonymous||reply 496||12/13/2017|
[quote] You would think these people were born yesterday considering they live through the shit like everyone else.
These are people who not only believe in the sky fairy, but a sky fairy that sounds like the worst boss a person could have. I suppose way back when, slaves thought he was a better master than the one they had in reality, a kernel of hope. I have more faith in Santa Claus.
|by Anonymous||reply 497||12/13/2017|
Omarosa had a damn assistant, according to Aprildryan R470.
A damn assistant!
|by Anonymous||reply 498||12/13/2017|
R496, please tell me more.
Trump is so reviled that a "protest report" for the week could be a ratings grabber. Of course it would have to be an editorial piece or perhaps just a satirical voiceover of the week's protests.
Jon Stewart could do it.
I could see it going from weekly half hour to an hour a day as we approach the midterms. That doesn't even take Mueller's investigation in consideration
|by Anonymous||reply 499||12/13/2017|
[quote]Omarosa had a damn assistant, according to Aprildryan [R470].
A damn assistant!
Actually it was two. Yup, two.
|by Anonymous||reply 500||12/13/2017|
Steve Schmidt was on with Ari Melber tonight and pointed out that grievance was the foundation of the Trump philosophy and that of his supporters. These are angry people who feel victimized. They are hateful irrational people.
|by Anonymous||reply 501||12/13/2017|
You can google to find protests that are recent, on-going, or planned. The ones I've seen covered the most on MSNBC are the tax ones. The last few I saw had people protesting in the know, others with garbage bags of money to give to the rich, people literally protesting at stoplights when they turn red so they have a captive audience, a large group of protest over the last month in major cities including a couple thousand in Chicago, and tons and tons of smaller protests outside individual Congressmen's offices every single day. There was even that one during the committee vote on this fucking tax bill where seemingly everyone in the audience eventually had to be taken out as they'd did tag-team chanting...one dragged out, the next one starts.
|by Anonymous||reply 502||12/13/2017|
This is hilarious: Omarosa fired, "physically dragged" from the White House.
|by Anonymous||reply 503||12/13/2017|
It really is a reality show...
|by Anonymous||reply 504||12/13/2017|
R492 Schindler is ex-intellegence agent. He has a lot of connections in intelligence community. He is part of "the resistance" on twitter but not like The Palmer Report or Louise Mensch. Schindler is a republican so there are occasionally things I take exception with such as his dislike for Obama but he really seems to believe that Trump is deeply connected to Russia based on what his contacts in the intelligence community have leaked to him. He has been pretty spot on for many things. The Palmer Report is a lot speculation and while sometimes I enjoy Louise Mensch and have found her reporting credible, she likes to pick personal fights with other "citizen journalists" and her petty fighting gets old.
|by Anonymous||reply 505||12/13/2017|
[quote] It is passed time
[quote]It's way passed policy
R471 / R481 "past" and "passed" are not interchangeable. You used "passed." You meant to use "past."
End of grammar lesson. Back to bashing the treasonous Orange Cheetolini.
|by Anonymous||reply 506||12/14/2017|
Totally off topic but since DL is fucked up and I can't post new threads....IS DL down or running or what??? I also am having problems with my local online newspaper which uses Disqus as a platform. That's been down all over since last night.
|by Anonymous||reply 507||12/14/2017|
It seems to be back up, but it’s been malfunctioning for me all day.
|by Anonymous||reply 508||12/14/2017|
R507, not to sound paranoid, but TWO of the large scale forums I subscribe to, one for filmmaking (who openly stated they were experiencing a Russian bot attack) and one a huge academic society for a particular species of animal, have experienced weird viruses in their online platforms in the last 36 hours that have shut both platforms down. Maybe someone should start a thread?
|by Anonymous||reply 509||12/14/2017|
Right let's start a thread on how we can't access the threads. I'm having trouble too. Site won't load. Impossible to access for most of the day until right now. I hope Webmaster is getting this straightened out.
|by Anonymous||reply 510||12/14/2017|
FFC is voting to roll back Net Neutrality in the U.S. today, just sayin' ....Imagine paying your ISP to access DL!
|by Anonymous||reply 511||12/14/2017|
I am having DL issues today. Anyone else?
|by Anonymous||reply 512||12/14/2017|
Correction: that's FCC, not FFC ...
|by Anonymous||reply 513||12/14/2017|
R512 - me too. DL has been a bitch today.
|by Anonymous||reply 514||12/14/2017|
I thought about Russian bots too. Maybe the AL election got the panicking.
|by Anonymous||reply 515||12/14/2017|
|by Anonymous||reply 516||12/14/2017|
[quote]"Over the course of 16 months of correspondence, starting in August 2015 and ending on Dec. 1, 2016, that was culled from their work phones, Mr. Strzok said he loathed Congress and called presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vermont) an “idiot.” He suggested the death penalty was appropriate for Edward Snowden, a National Security Agency contractor who pilfered reams of sensitive information. He said Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton, was “self-entitled.” And he described House Speaker Paul Ryan (R., Wis.) as “a jerky.”
[quote]He even said “I’m worried about what happens if HRC is elected,” apparently referring to Mrs. Clinton. He didn’t elaborate on his concerns.
[quote]Ms. Page described Mr. Sanders’ supporters as “idiots,” and said a Republican presidential candidate has “long been suspected of being gay” and that Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R., Ky.) looked like a “turtle.” They agreed a well-known reporter was “schlubby.”"
|by Anonymous||reply 517||12/14/2017|
Those texts show bias within the Mueller team ! Investigate ! Remove !.....WITCH HUNT AGAINST THE PRESIDENT !
I love it when Republicans get on a crusade without presenting all the evidence.......Like they dont know the REAL story will come out to contradict their narrative. I guess the damage has already been done though.....deplorables have already been programmed.
|by Anonymous||reply 518||12/14/2017|
What, R517? Those were private email conversations that should never have been released in the first place. I think this blog post nails it.
[quote]My enthusiasm for Rosenstein these days is altogether under control. And his behavior in this episode, in particular, has hardly done him credit. The release of private correspondence between two Justice Department employees whose correspondence is the subject of an active inspector general investigation is not just wrong. It is cruel. It is not the practice of the Justice Department to turn over to Congress—let alone to give to reporters—active investigative material related to the private communications of its own employees. Justice Department and FBI employees have the right to their political opinions. To the extent their private political expressions for some reason make it impossible for them to work on a certain matter, they certainly have the right to have that determined without having their careers ruined and their names dragged publicly through the mud by politicians who know nothing about the circumstances in question.
[quote]I don’t know whether agent Peter Strzok and attorney Lisa Page did anything improper, or merely engaged in ill-advised and foolish communications that did not impact their work. I have no quarrel with Mueller for removing Strzok from the investigation, whether for substantive or appearance reasons. But I do know this: these questions deserve to be adjudicated within the confines of a serious internal investigation, not a partisan circus.
[quote]Rosenstein here has, at a minimum, contributed to that circus—at the expense of his own employees. In throwing a career FBI agent and career FBI lawyer to the wolves by authorizing the release to the public of their private text messages—without any finding that they had done anything wrong—he once again sent a message to his workforce that he is not the sort of man with whom you want to share your foxhole. The DOJ and FBI workforces will not forget that. Nor should they.
We explicitly assume that officials at the DoJ, FBI, etc. have personal opinions on a variety of issues. But no single individual controls an investigation, any investigation. And an investigation, and its leaders, are judged by the quality of its findings, findings which have to be reviewed by an independent judiciary.
[quote] The Mueller investigation will ultimately be measured by its work product, not by the text messages or campaign contributions of its staffers from before the investigation even existed. That work product so far is two guilty pleas for lying to the FBI over contacts with the Russians by the Trump campaign and transition—and one completely shocking indictment involving allegations of massive money-laundering by the Trump campaign’s chairman.
There is zero evidence that Strzok's opinion of Trump, Clinton, Sanders, or any other person or subject in any way materially influenced the course of the broader investigation into the Trump campaign and administration. In short, this is, as with every other Republican "outrage" of the past dozen years or so, there is nothing there.
|by Anonymous||reply 519||12/14/2017|
[quote]What, [R517]? Those were private email conversations that should never have been released in the first place. I think this blog post nails it.
What did I say that made you respond this way? I never implied that these emails mean any kind of bias.
I just think it's funny that they talked about some of these people in the same way DL-ers do.
|by Anonymous||reply 520||12/14/2017|
As for Congressional Republicans, they are actively working to undermine the confidence of the American public in the various institutions, from the so-called "voter fraud" to, now, the FBI. This is dangerous. Also noted in that blog post:
[quote]At yesterday’s hearing, Republican Rep. Jim Jordan announced about the Mueller probe that “The public trust in this whole thing is gone.” This is actually wrong.
[quote]In our latest poll on the subject, fully 61 percent of respondents expressed at least some confidence in the Mueller investigation. A similar number expressed at least some confidence in the FBI in connection with the Russia probe. And an even higher percentage, 74 percent, expressed confidence in the FBI generally.
[quote]The trouble is that if enough members of Congress tenaciously attack the institution over a long period of time, Jordan’s words could acquire the quality of self-fulfilling prophecy. It is an enormously damaging undertaking for members of Congress to self-consciously erode public confidence in federal law enforcement.
Just as it has been enormously damaging for members of Congress to self-consciously erode public confidence in other institutions. This has long-term ramifications for the whole country.
|by Anonymous||reply 521||12/14/2017|
Dont worry r517, some of understood what you were saying
|by Anonymous||reply 522||12/14/2017|
R517, in the end it makes no difference. I'm sure Ken Starr's investigation was completely non-partisan. He is gone. Who cares? Nothing to see.
|by Anonymous||reply 523||12/14/2017|
Did he just out Little Marco?
|by Anonymous||reply 524||12/14/2017|
This Ohio Congressman, Jim Jordan, is trying to remove Mueller in a very obstructive way; then investigate Mueller and his staff.
This is the same Congressman that gave Kentucky County Clerk, Kim Davis, a ticket to Obama's State of the Union address.
|by Anonymous||reply 525||12/14/2017|
He was talking about Miss Lindsey, R524.
Why hasn't anyone published the receipts on that big ol' quane?
|by Anonymous||reply 526||12/14/2017|
Miss Lindsey was recently appointed to some Trump Travel Board. Whatever, she is 100% all Trump. If she again waivers, don't buy it. That game is too exposed.
|by Anonymous||reply 527||12/14/2017|
[bold]Daily Beast/Washington Post: CIA Captured Putin’s "Specific Instructions" to Hack the 2016 Election[/bold]
|by Anonymous||reply 528||12/14/2017|
Sirs, mah beautiful mind is too full to ever allow itself to be sullied by the filthy speculation of homosexuals.
|by Anonymous||reply 529||12/14/2017|
Maybe Miss Lindsey was told to champion Trump, or they will expose some whatever stuff or offer her some.....?
Miss Lindsey is not a good golfer. She was not there to play golf.
|by Anonymous||reply 530||12/15/2017|
FREE LA SENATRICE!
|by Anonymous||reply 531||12/15/2017|
Jim Jordan is the worst, ever. He needs to be defeated in 2018.
|by Anonymous||reply 532||12/15/2017|
Reddit loves to solve a mystery, but they don’t seem to have a comprehensive, ongoing investigation sub. Strange.
|by Anonymous||reply 533||12/15/2017|
Ruskie oligarch money has bought a lot of Congressmen and some Senators via their pacs. Who knows what has been more direct without paper trails. Look at the lackeys for DT trying to derail the Mueller investigation? Who does Putty have dirt on?
Why isn't Nunes expelled from Congress for blatant obstruction?
|by Anonymous||reply 534||12/15/2017|
Rick Wilson was hinting last night that legal troubles are imminent for Jared.
And just this afternoon comes news that Kushner and his legal team are searching for a crisis public relations team.
|by Anonymous||reply 535||12/15/2017|
Yeah, a lot of people on Twitter were saying Kushner was going down today. Nothing so far.
|by Anonymous||reply 536||12/15/2017|
[quote]Yeah, a lot of people on Twitter were saying Kushner was going down today.
If he isn’t going down today, he’ll be going down tomorrow. And every night for the next ten to fifteen years after lights out.
|by Anonymous||reply 537||12/15/2017|
He might not go down until next week....thats why he looking for a crisis pr firm today.
|by Anonymous||reply 538||12/15/2017|
It's Hanukkah. They'd never arrest Jared during the Holy Days. The Mueller team is scheduled to meet directly with Trumps lawyers next week. I wonder why. Any DL lawyers out here who can give us some analysis?
|by Anonymous||reply 539||12/15/2017|
Is Hanukkah considered "holy days"? Regardless, I would gladly exchange all my presents, dreidels and wool socks for the sight of Jared in handcuffs.
Please Hanukkah Zombie (voiced by Mark Hamill), grant my wish!
|by Anonymous||reply 540||12/15/2017|
That smug Nazi Jim Jordan needs a swift kick in the teeth. Nothing would bring me greater pleasure.
|by Anonymous||reply 541||12/15/2017|
Here's my question...There are probably 250 credible people who actually know exactly what went on with Trump and Russia. These are people who have heard and seen the tapes. They are FBI, CIA, other government officials, Congress and their staffs. How long before one of them says enough with this republican BS about trying to take down Mueller and just out and out spills everything. I personally think it has happened but we just don't believe it yet because the truth has leaked through non-traditional sources. I think the fact that Trump and Russia have been working together for years is the bombshell and Trump is doing his bidding. I also think Russia actually changed totals in the election and the GOP took lots of Russian $$$$. Many creditable sources say the scandal is bigger than you will can imagine. Former CIA , FBI and NSA officials seem to be gathering together in opposition to Trump.
|by Anonymous||reply 542||12/15/2017|
Hunny I hope Trump leaves office because of ill health, then he suffers a CIA induced heart attack and everything leaks. EVERY.THING.
|by Anonymous||reply 543||12/15/2017|
r542......thats another verified piece of information in the dossier......the dossier states Russia/Putin had been cultivating him for about five years.
|by Anonymous||reply 544||12/15/2017|
Yeah, the bots were all over twitter today shrieking about "Clinton arrest coming today! " which means either someone bigger flipped OR someone big is getting a new set of bracelets for Xmas.
I'll take clay face pence or kushner, Santa. Tia
|by Anonymous||reply 545||12/15/2017|
I would love it to be Jr or Jared, but it will probably be Carter Page or Roger Stone.
|by Anonymous||reply 546||12/15/2017|
Or none of the above, at least today. Come on ... this is rumor, nothing more, just as is the "Clinton arrest coming today!" I'm sure that there are other indictments and arrests coming but they'll come at Mueller's pace, which is measured and deliberate.
I do love, though, how the deplorables are just absolutely convinced that Clinton will be arrested and convicted any day now.
|by Anonymous||reply 547||12/15/2017|
R444, Are you intimating those men reside in their respective closets?
|by Anonymous||reply 548||12/15/2017|
Why would the Gomer Pyle of the Senate Miss Lindsey want to jump on the Trump sinking ship?
|by Anonymous||reply 549||12/15/2017|
R542- I was thinking the same thing. But I think it could also be someone from the foreign IC community.
The US has a lot of allies - Canada, France, Germany, Australia, UK etc. They've got their own IC. And if they see that the democracy of the US is crumbling because of Trump/Russia, there's nothing to stop them from releasing info to the public. They might even have more info than the US IC has.
|by Anonymous||reply 550||12/15/2017|
Ah BEG your pardon, R549?
|by Anonymous||reply 551||12/15/2017|
I never promised you a rose garden
|by Anonymous||reply 552||12/15/2017|
The effort to derail Mueller is due to something big coming down. Fox News yappers and other right-wing media are in on it. This anti-Mueller effort would not be going on without the approval of the Kochs, Mercers, Adelson, etc. The Mercers are reportedly implicated with this scandal in at least tangential ways and Bannon and Kellyanne are direct, funded connections. The Kochs and company want this tax bill desperately, and will get it within hours. Plus, Trump and the GOP Congress are delivering on right-wing judges and federal attorneys. They will gut the ACA to nothing, then cut other entitlements, including social security. Really, Putin's Russia with select rich oligarchs, and the masses disenfranchised, are their goals. ....And they are very bitter and vindictive that Roy Moore lost. Mueller's next move needs to be heavy, close to the core, and soon.
|by Anonymous||reply 553||12/15/2017|
Or, alternatively, R553, it's because of his success thus far. When they could pretend that there was nothing there, they didn't attack Mueller, at least not much. Once he started getting indictments and guilty pleas, the shit started getting real and they started getting worried.
|by Anonymous||reply 554||12/15/2017|
Dems are raising alarm bells all over the place that Ryan is getting ready to shut down the House investigation which would give trump cover to fire Mueller. Why the fuck Nunes and Gowdy haven't been arrested yet for leaking and obstruction is a mystery.
|by Anonymous||reply 555||12/15/2017|
I don't really care if the House investigation is shut down. Personally I think the Dems and the Good Guys can get some mileage from it. And honestly, the House investigation has been largely ineffectual and limping along with very little staff, no budget, and constant betrayals from Nunes. So in a way, the House Intel committee disbanding particular investigation might give it new energy. kind of like firing Comey is what spurred the appointment of Mueller. There are other investigations going on and frankly the integrity of the Senate Intel investigation has more substance. The Judiciary committee is also looking at things. So I say, do your worst Paul Ryan. Your days are numbered. What I want to know is when the fuck is the media going to do an intense investigation into the $$$$ the members of Congress are getting from the bad guys.
|by Anonymous||reply 556||12/15/2017|
R553 called part of it. Mueller is knocking on the Mercers' door.
He recently requested all of Cambridge Analytica's emails related to the campaign, and the CEO testified before Congress this week.
|by Anonymous||reply 557||12/15/2017|
Mercer is a particular kind of asshole who really has operated under the radar for a long time and then he hooked up with Breitbart. He has been a shit stirrer in the background and low and behold he stepped into a pile of shit worse than quicksand and it's called treason and he hit a wall called the U.S. Constitution and the Fucking FBI and o Mueller. I hope Robert Mercer and his daughter Rebecca go to prison. Serious. I hope they get charged with crimes and activate their suicide pact. I hate the very notion of some anonymous billionaire hedge fund bastard thinking he can manipulate our democracy and play his fucking Cambridge Data Analytica bullshit and play king maker. That fucking piece of shit. I want him flayed alive in the town square. Pigfucker.
|by Anonymous||reply 558||12/15/2017|
R542, Not beyond my imagination.
I think we are "governed" now by many avaricious traitors. I think the entire candidacy and presidency of Trump has been a Russian plot from at least a decade ago.
Trump admires and seeks to emulate Putin. That is why he is using lies, propaganda, and smears to destroy our public lands, public education, trade pacts, law-enforcement and intelligence agencies, health-care, national security, and Middle Class.
|by Anonymous||reply 559||12/15/2017|
[quote]Dems are raising alarm bells all over the place
I am getting sick and tired of Democrats in Congress raising alarm bells on fucking Twitter; from the tax bill rip-off, to the Mueller investigation, to the appointments to the federal bench.
What the fuck are WE supposed to do to protect the Mueller investigation? Retweet their Tweets.
We, the Democratic voters, need to know what the course of action will be if the firing of Mueller happens. I have never seen any of the Democratic Senators address that. What is the plan?
Democrats in Congress need to make a collective statement why these hearings need to continue and challenge Repubs to do the same. If they don't, accuse them of being Russian collaborators.
|by Anonymous||reply 560||12/15/2017|
Rebekah "Fivehead" Mercer was that "alternative" girl at college in Missouri who wore vintage clothes with rockabilly touches and pretended to like gays but rolled her eyes and called them fags behind their backs.
|by Anonymous||reply 561||12/15/2017|
Oh fer chrissakes r561, get that poor girl some bangs......
|by Anonymous||reply 562||12/15/2017|
R560, if Mueller is fired, head to the nearest gathering place in your community where protests happen. You can take 5 minutes and look online for the location, too. Simple.
|by Anonymous||reply 563||12/15/2017|
And, R563? What will that do?
I have protested, by the way, so I am not questioning protests at all.
|by Anonymous||reply 564||12/15/2017|
After Rob Rosenstein authored the justification to fire Comey, the Administration tried to lay it on his shoulders. He threatened to quit if they didn’t stop, and they stopped. It would not have looked good for him to quit right after they fired Comey.
He knows the Administration will hang him out to dry if they have a chance, so I don’t think he will give them the chance.
|by Anonymous||reply 565||12/15/2017|
R564, I will cut a bitch. Satisfied?
|by Anonymous||reply 566||12/15/2017|
follow Walter Shaub on twitter. His timeline has links to contingency plans and meeting places. And he seems to know what's going on and doesn't have to be concerned about re-election.
|by Anonymous||reply 567||12/15/2017|
I have a feeling that if Mueller is fired, he's made provisions to continue the investigation in NY and has also provided a contingency plan if Trump tries to pardon. Adding state charges and/or ask the court to disregard the pardon (s) because Trump is the target of the probe.
|by Anonymous||reply 568||12/15/2017|
I will actually support the reasoned actions of the protest leaders.
I happen to think that violence would be justified in such a circumstance. A little rioting goes a long way.
|by Anonymous||reply 569||12/15/2017|
“Everyone knows that nothing has been found about collusion.”
What the fuck is Trump’s obsession with what “everybody” knows? He sounds like a child. And I hate other people telling me what I supposedly know, when I know no such thing.
|by Anonymous||reply 570||12/15/2017|
Shut your nasty mouth, R537! Ah am NOT someone with the name of "Gomer". If we are discussing Andy Griffith, Ah am one of the Fun Girls.
|by Anonymous||reply 571||12/15/2017|
I just love reading the desperate bullshit from this thread on my ignore page. There are 2 very dedicated trolls.
|by Anonymous||reply 572||12/15/2017|
And just which one would you be Miss Lindsey?
|by Anonymous||reply 573||12/15/2017|
r571 r573 Joyce Jameson (Skippy) died by suicide.
|by Anonymous||reply 574||12/15/2017|
[quote]What the fuck is Trump’s obsession with what “everybody” knows?
It's a simple rhetorical device, one of many he uses to persuade and manipulate his non-critical thinking GOP base. And it is yet another lie. Add in his constant repetition of lies (as per Goebbels), and it makes Donnie perhaps the most dangerous con man of all time.
|by Anonymous||reply 575||12/15/2017|
r575....and dont forget his go to campaign rhetoric "everybody's saying it"...."some people are saying it, I dont know"
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|by Anonymous||reply 577||12/15/2017|
R575, I appreciate that, but I hate to think people are so stupid that they can be conned in this way. What do they think?
“Oh, Trump says everybody knows this self-serving thing; and I don’t, so I better accept it or I’ll look dumb”?
As if he’s so trustworthy?
|by Anonymous||reply 578||12/15/2017|
I’ve been very strongly thinking about that, R575! Everybody knows that. I know it, and you know it, too.
|by Anonymous||reply 579||12/15/2017|
DT intimidates too many. Bully tactics work for him. His followers adore the Con man persona. He gets away with unbelievable shit. Media sees ratings. The country suffers.
|by Anonymous||reply 580||12/15/2017|
Hearing someone use the "everybody" trope doesn’t necessarily work on you in a conscious way. But if you’re eager to agree with the con man and you hear it enough times, it becomes like a fact to you. Ya know, like "Crooked Hillary sold our Uranium to Russia" or "Obama was a failure".
|by Anonymous||reply 581||12/15/2017|
Of course they're that stupid, R578.
|by Anonymous||reply 582||12/15/2017|
Before too long, we may be in "constitutional crisis" land.
They are guilty. If they were not guilty and they had nothing to hide, then they would not be trying so hard to shut down all of the investigations. But that is precisely what they are attempting to do.
Remember -- we don't know what the bastards did to conspire to steal the 2016 election. Mueller may know, especially after the guilty pleas and hearing from any cooperators. But, Trump & Co. know what they did and who did what. So, if they are getting worried that the lid is about to be blown off this treasonous scandal, that is probably a pretty good indication that they fear Mueller is getting close and they need to do whatever they can to stop the truth from coming out.
Except, the truth has a way of finding the light of day. For everyone's sake, let's hope that is sooner rather than later.
|by Anonymous||reply 583||12/15/2017|
I think this investigation has gone far beyond collusion and has entered criminal activity. It's too late for Trump to do anything about it since enough proof has already been collected and no matter what Trump does, there will be someone to bring it forth.
|by Anonymous||reply 584||12/15/2017|
R584: The GOP knows this and are very afraid. THAT is why they are on constant attack against Mueller and the FBI during the bogus hearings this week and on FAUX news. Shit is getting real and they know if the investigation continues, Trump will be implicated (along with some of them). It is so obvious.
Also, enough with Trump refuses to *believe* Russian interference because of his ego. I hate when talking heads tow that BS line. NOPE! Trump refuses to *acknowledge* Russian interference (and do anything about it) because he knows it is true and was complicit.
|by Anonymous||reply 585||12/15/2017|
Ukraine called and what’s their coup back.
|by Anonymous||reply 586||12/15/2017|
Walter Shaub, the WH Ethics Chief who quit because he couldn't possibly work for such a corrupt President, tweeted this:
"This weekend I’m stocking up on portable phone chargers, warm clothes, & gear needed for when we take the streets. I’m concerned the assault on the rule of law is coming over the holidays when we’re distracted. It‘ll be a defining moment for the Republic."
If anybody would know shit, he would. It's scary. The closer Mueller gets to Trump's crimes - (which must truly be awful, perhaps worse than we imagined), the more it seems too many others are complicit and we're never gonna get out of this.
|by Anonymous||reply 587||12/15/2017|
Walter gonna give the call to arms while cowardly Dems clutch their pearls.
I've got my solar charger, my long johns and a pitchfork. Let's go!
|by Anonymous||reply 588||12/15/2017|
R550 Good catch. I had forgotten about all the foreign IC that have lots of info. It all needs to come out soon before Trump and company declare war and impose Marshall Law.
|by Anonymous||reply 589||12/15/2017|
^^^Typo meant Marital Law.
|by Anonymous||reply 590||12/15/2017|
I am snickering at r590 but not in a mean way. :-)
|by Anonymous||reply 591||12/15/2017|
Jesus...That Shaub tweet. Yes, if anyone knows something, it would be he.
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|by Anonymous||reply 593||12/15/2017|
I've walked on strike lines in bitter cold. Democracy demands no less.
|by Anonymous||reply 594||12/15/2017|
We are almost to the end of this thread. I've gone ahead an created a new one with the title that R7 and I liked: Treason Is The Reason For The Season! See you all over there.
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and go to
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the new one
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