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Blowin’ in the wind

In the last year or two, I believe that the Democrats have been very critical of President Donald Trump because he didn’t follow the advice of his military leaders. But as president and commander in chief, he has the right to make the final decision. Now he’s doing what’s recommended by these people to take out this Soleimani and he’s being criticized by the Democrats again. I just wonder which way they’ll go tomorrow. Who knows? We’ll see how the wind blows.

GOP monster

The Republican Party has created this monster. It’s their responsibility to take him down.

Works both ways

Congratulations to the Trump administration on the work rules for reducing costs on food stamp eligibility and other things like that. Now, let’s go after the farmers and the big businesses that don’t pay their fair share of taxes.

Into thin air

Hey, if you’d stop listening to Tucker Carlson, I guarantee you 90% of your fictitious problems will go away for you.

Price of friendship

Our Middle East policy may be well-intentioned. However, it appears that those countries are only our friends when they need something. They are apparently our enemies most of the time. Maybe this time we cease all foreign aid (we have to borrow the money to send to them anyway) and let some other country go bankrupt attempting to buy their friendship.

Blood on his hands

I was curious that the Democrats and the media are going so berserk over the killing of the Iranian general. How many more Americans does he have to have killed before the Democrats and the media are satisfied?

Cruelest tax

The Sunday article on the minimum wage hike was very interesting. I can speak for the business I work in and say we have traditionally hired high school summer help. That won’t happen now because of the extra cost of everyone’s wages. And within a year or two, all this so-called disposable income will be gone because inflation will eat it.

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aj0201

Can we finally be done with this?

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Justice Department inquiry into Republican allegations of misconduct at the department and the FBI, including its handling of investigations related to 2016 Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, effectively ended without tangible results, the Washington Post reported on Thursday.”

sane1

Funny how conservatives and republicans can bloviate about the supposed guilt of people but when the tires hit the road there is no there, there/

houdiniharry

An Illinois judge has ordered Google to turn over a year’s worth of digital information belonging to former “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett as part of a special prosecutor’s investigation into the controversial handling of the actor’s reportedly false complaint of a racist attack in Chicago.

sane1

And we should find this of importance , why?

houdiniharry

“We have intelligence from multiple sources...including our own intelligence, that the plane was shot down by an Iranian surface-to-air missile,” Trudeau said. “This may well have been unintentional.”

houdiniharry

The House on Thursday approved a War Powers resolution Democrats said would limit President Donald Trump's ability to take military action against Iran but Republicans claimed was "meaningless" and would undermine his authority as commander in chief.>> TOTALLY meaningless

houdiniharry

As the market continues to see its longest bull run, those who have been long-term investors are seeing significant gains.

aj0201

When did that bull run begin?

houdiniharry

i'm not the one to do the research

aj0201

No schitt! 2010

houdiniharry

that's your expertise !!

houdiniharry

i don't care when kit began, i just adore the current results>>>> MO MONEY

aj0201

Is your “409k gaining 70%, 80%, 90%?” 🤣🤣🤣🤣🤣

B4

When Obama misspoke, it was no big deal. Did he correct his error? No. President Trump did. What changed??? Just another whiney pants comment of insignificance.

aj0201

This was a tweet from a Stable Genius. 🤣🤣🤣

aj0201

to recap:

Trump is a genius but you can't see his grades

Trump is healthy but you can't see his medical report

Trump is wealthy but you can't see his tax returns

the call was perfect but you can't question his advisors

Sulemani was an imminent threat but you can't see the intel

houdiniharry

SHHHH : Trump is indeed a genius, just to put up with all the dumb and dumber idiots who are against him...

houdiniharry

this forum is your TOTAL life isn't it aj ?? when do you have time to eat ? oh drat, wrong question i think

aj0201

JUST IN: Trump legislation added $4.7 trillion to debt.

This used to be a disqualifier for Republicans. Now, it gets ignored if not cheered on.

WrightWinger

"Trump legislation?"....dang, now he's doin' the Article 1 stuff, too. Guess somebody has to

aj0201

Well, he seems to think he has the power to wage war.

houdiniharry

correction... ability to target insane scoundrels

aj0201

Only if there’s an imminent threat. He hasn’t proven that little detail.

houdiniharry

yayyy keep adding it up !! lol (i'll be gone before a final total)

aj0201

Today Trump called on "all House Republicans" to vote against the war powers resolution.

It's a bad development that Trump has decreed that loyalty to him is now synonymous with giving him absolute, unconstrained warmaking authority

houdiniharry

someone has to maintain control, the lousy Democrats DO NOTHING

aj0201

James Madison: “The Constitution supposes what the history of governments demonstrates: that the Executive is the branch most interested in war, and most prone to it. It has accordingly, with studied care, vested the question of war in the legislature.”

WrightWinger

Then Little Jemmy went and declared war against the British Empire without prior consent of Congress

aj0201

A history book would be in order for you to read. Maybe at the 4th grade level. You’ll find you’re wrong.

houdiniharry

you must be a hoot to get along with aj. perhaps that's why you're here 24/7

houdiniharry

i see AOC just got a puppy to add to her "squad" ..anything to keep her name in the news; maybe she fears losing the next election

Kharnage86

Cruelest Tax- I'm sorry your business is so unsuccessful that an increase to wages for employees prevents you from hiring them. Instead of blaming the wage blame your own success as a business that can't make enough money to hire people.

houdiniharry

the bottom line determines whether a business is successful ... not wages per se

aj0201

For years Donald Trump bashed NATO and suggested that the USA leave NATO.

Yet today (Jan 8, 2020) Donald called on NATO to assist (by supporting him) with the mess he created in Iran.

THIS exemplifies what is wrong with Donald.

No one is useful to him.

Until they are needed.

houdiniharry

Iran created it's own mess..and will continue to do so.. the entire Mideast is a quagmire of continual unrest. it's NOT what's wrong with Donald, it's what's wrong with AJ !!!!

sane1

Dam aj you so.me important guy!!!

Kharnage86

We actually helped create much of the mess in the Middle East over the last 50 years, funny how people don't know American history anymore.....

aj0201

True. However Trump is currently responsible for an attack on a US military base and an airliner that’s been shot down.

houdiniharry

and we know the messes created by the Kham company also

aj0201

Let see and compare.

Reagan: “Mr. Gorbachev Tear Down This Wall.”

Trump: “Sniff. Sniff. Tolerited Imminent sniff sniff de-escalated sniff sniff Accomplimishishay. Sniff sniff. Ohhkay.”

Yup. Same level.

houdiniharry

HAHA ..seems aj knows all about the "sniff sniff" lol

WrightWinger

President Obama, August 5, 2105....."Now, this is not to say that sanctions relief will provide no benefit to Iran’s military. Let’s stipulate that some of that money will flow to activities that we object to. We have no illusions about the Iranian government, or the significance of the Revolutionary Guard and the Quds Force. Iran supports terrorist organizations like Hezbollah. It supports proxy groups that threaten our interests and the interests of our allies -- including proxy groups who killed our troops in Iraq."

President Trump, January 8, 2020...."As long as I am President of the United States, Iran will never be allowed to have a nuclear weapon."

sane1

Hey t rump why did you increase the chances by throwing away the agreement that limited their development of such weapons. Now I know the diminutive members of your cult couldn't see a forest for the trees, but to everyone else, who don't view the world through backward binoculars, it is obvious that the motivation for him doing things like that is his hatred for The Last Real President, Barack HUSSEIN Obama, because of his inferiority complex since he is really inferior to him. But that is the way of Oompa Loompas

houdiniharry

you are only one opinion, many other opinions exist also

sane1

Reminds me of my cocaine addicted friends.

houdiniharry

i must be too early today..absolutely zero comments on the board

James Bond1

NAW.……..it's just the aj0201 remarks that are absolutely ZERO

sane1

He jiminy aj emailed me and told me there's a lot of empty space in your head,

houdiniharry

doubtful anyone emails anyone else here

houdiniharry

oops...

sane1

After a bogus briefing about the reasoning behind killing the Iranian General, republicans Mike Lee and Rand Paul say they will support legislation to curb t rump.s war powers, Hmmm. There are great reasons why Both Bush and Obama listened to their advisors and didn't do it while the bull in the China Shop proved true to course.

aj0201

According to Lee, it seems the gist of that briefing was “don’t question Meir Fuhrer.” He and Rand are finally catching on.

WrightWinger

The Democrat House of Representatives will today pass a non-binding resolution condemning President Trump for exercising his Article II power and duty to protect American citizens. A similarly meaningless resolution may be presented by Democrat Senator Kaine in the Senate, a resolution Libertarians Rand and Lee say they may support. Meanwhile, President Trump will just keep on, keepin' on carrying out the duties of his office.

Kharnage86

All while telling lies to the American people.......

WrightWinger

Obama and his "advisors" on THEIR listening tour of Iran......Davos, Switzerland (CNN), Jan. 21, 2016.....Secretary of State John Kerry acknowledged Thursday that some of the money Iran received in sanctions relief would go to groups considered terrorists. When asked about whether some the $150 billion in sanctions relief to Iran would go to terrorist groups, Kerry conceded some of that could go to groups considered terrorists, saying there was nothing the U.S. could do to prevent that. "I think that some of it will end up in the hands of the IRGC or other entities, some of which are labeled terrorists," he said in the interview in Davos, referring to Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps.

We now know those billions Obama/Kerry flew to Iran have been used to kill American military and contractor personnel and tens of thousands of Iraqi and Syrian civilians. So much for listening to Obama and supporting his anti-American adventures in diplomacy.

James Bond1

OBUMER"S been all out for Africa from day one...…………"his home". Yes indeed.....America had a non-resident President.

sane1

I won't even insult idiots by calling you one,

I'maLumberjack...

And I won't call him a racist.

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Kharnage86

You can't talk sense into Trumpers who believe a guy who lies for his own ego is a great leader and cares about America.....Plus Trumpers tend to lack a certain intelligence and common sense, hence why they believe everything the Liar in Chief says without question.

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houdiniharry

money gone no matter the reason..move on

sane1

Works both way I doubt the Connie's will get the joke but I appreciate you trying to educate them.

sane1

Astronomer Carl Sagan was a great science communicator, most widely known for the original "Cosmos" television series. He was also a prolific writer and in 1995 wrote the book "The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark" that touches on a variety of topics, from debunking hoaxes like alien abductions to spirituality, but ultimately serves as a passionate argument for science and the scientific method.

What's noteworthy is that a quote from the book has been picked up recently all over social media, based on its description of a future America that is eerily similar to its current state. While Sagan generally projected optimism, the quote talks about a possible dystopian society, with much division, confusion, mistrust of authority, a growing gap between the haves and have nots under an increasingly authoritarian leadership. Of course, you might quibble with some parts of this based on your politicial leanings, but there are even shades here of Trump's own dystopian Inauguration address.

Here's what the inimitable Carl Sagan wrote:

“Science is more than a body of knowledge; it is a way of thinking. I have a foreboding of an America in my children's or grandchildren's time—when the United States is a service and information economy; when nearly all the key manufacturing industries have slipped away to other countries; when awesome technological powers are in the hands of a very few, and no one representing the public interest can even grasp the issues; when the people have lost the ability to set their own agendas or knowledgeably question those in authority; when, clutching our crystals and nervously consulting our horoscopes, our critical faculties in decline, unable to distinguish between what feels good and what's true, we slide, almost without noticing, back into superstition and darkness."

sane1

Oops sorry I forgot you abhor science, facts, and reality. Mea Culpa WUSSY and Autie and all of you Connie's with blinders on

houdiniharry

dang, these blind walking canes for Dems are getting popular

Colo

Trump Surpasses 16,000 Lies! 32 Lies a Day from the Russian puppet

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