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Tue Apr 3, 2018, 02:47 PM

That blithering idiot called the former FLOTUS Crooked Hillary in front of the Lithuanian president.

While you're shattering norms ...

Better censure myself...

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Reply That blithering idiot called the former FLOTUS Crooked Hillary in front of the Lithuanian president. (Original post)
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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 02:48 PM

1. You got to be kidding.

 

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #1)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 02:49 PM

3. Nope...

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #1)

Wed Apr 4, 2018, 07:37 AM

181. Yes, he's always in campaign mode

Then during the news conference with the three presidents, he called our reporters "fake news". Just imagine what was going on inside their heads.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 02:49 PM

2. I. Have. No. Words.

But you know his base of deplorables will eat this up.

Expect another rise in his approval numbers.

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Response to Ohiogal (Reply #2)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 02:52 PM

5. He consolidated his base long ago. I doubt his aberrant behavior will attract new devotees,

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 02:50 PM

4. Our former Secretary of State -

who certainly was respected a lot more by foreign governments than this buffoon. What does he think he's trying to accomplish?

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #4)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:06 PM

59. He is showing his "crazy" to the whole world now. n/t

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Response to ginnyinWI (Reply #59)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:08 PM

141. I doubt the Baltic lawmakers thought it was cool. But they want Trump to suppy

for defense, so my guess is that were quite. Just guessing.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 02:55 PM

6. In that case

How about crooked Melania, who was working over here without a work permit, and got her parents permanent resident status ahead of others.

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Response to Timmygoat (Reply #6)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 02:57 PM

8. Y'mean Trampy Trump?

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Response to C_U_L8R (Reply #8)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:52 PM

80. Hahaha! And her Chain Migration parents?

Can you imagine if a democratic FLOTUS posed for Racy girl on girl photos?


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Response to flibbitygiblets (Reply #80)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:42 PM

134. And that's the NY Post, as in Rupert Murdoch's NY Post!

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Response to flibbitygiblets (Reply #80)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 08:26 PM

160. gross !

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Response to flibbitygiblets (Reply #80)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 08:52 PM

162. I was just starting college when Vanessa Williams had her crown taken away for photos

MUCH less racy that those AND they were released AGAINST her will but since she was African American Metis, that's okay.... Amirite? Amirite fellas?

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 02:56 PM

7. Precedent has been set for future Presidents to ridicule Trump and apologize for his stupidity

Part of me hopes he is alive and coherent enough to understand everyone is laughing at him. The other part of me....

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 02:58 PM

9. I despise this pathological liar

He denigrates the office he holds. He slanders President Obama and Secretary of State First Lady Hillary Clinton. Such an evil petty ignorant man.

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Response to gademocrat7 (Reply #9)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 02:59 PM

10. The press hasn't mentioned it.

His aberrant behavior is being normalized.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:00 PM

11. I have lng held the view that the Clinton's should sue

this fucking piece of shit. Sue him and those claiming that they came up with it(CA) without one fucking shred of evidence.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:02 PM

12. I think you mean "the 2016 Democratic nominee". Or "former SecState". Or "former Senator from NY".

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #12)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:05 PM

13. I like FLOTUS in this instance.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #13)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:06 PM

14. Have fun with your sexism then.

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #14)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:07 PM

15. Did you just call me a sexist for using an honorarific?



I will be the bigger person, take the high road, and not respond in kind.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #15)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:09 PM

16. Nope, I just called you a sexist for erasing a woman's accomplishments.

She's more than Bill Clinton's wife, after all.

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #16)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:14 PM

19. You can divine that from headers where there is a character limit of fifty or so characters.

Reading must be easy, just read the titles.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #19)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:16 PM

20. "SecState" is 2 more characters (n/t)

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #20)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:16 PM

22. Is this arrant pedantry Tuesday ?

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #22)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:18 PM

24. If you don't want to be called out for sexism, don't say sexist things? Seems simple enough (n/t)

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #24)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:20 PM

25. I didn't say any sexist things.

If you believe I did there is nothing I can do to disabuse you of that notion

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #25)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:23 PM

28. Referring to a woman accomplished in her own right as "Mrs Bill Clinton" is sexist

if you can't understand that, then that's your problem, I guess.

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #28)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:24 PM

29. Now you are just making things up

Referring to a woman accomplished in her own right as "Mrs Bill Clinton" is sexist



The thread is here for all to see. I never referred to Hillary Clinton as Mrs. Bill Clinton.

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Response to Post removed (Reply #35)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:31 PM

36. Ad hominems.





You're becoming apoplectic. I almost feel bad for you, almost.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #36)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:33 PM

38. I'm not becoming apoplectic, I'm actually laughing at you.

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #38)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:36 PM

41. Now you are projecting.

I can see you are having a rough go of things. I'm just not convinced DU is the proper outlet for your anger.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #41)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:49 PM

49. You're quite amusing.

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #49)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:52 PM

52. It seems I am not the one who has drawn negative attention to himself/herself, am I right ?

Maybe this is a teachable moment, Spider. When You attack someone, especially a person who bares you no ill will, you don't get to calibrate the response.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #52)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:59 PM

84. THis person critiquing you here is valid ONLY if we can find

a LIFETIME of feminism in their actions and words, otherwise it is nonsense.

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #49)

Wed Apr 4, 2018, 08:42 AM

182. Would you please elaborate ?

Thank you in advance.

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #24)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:10 PM

65. So whenever we mention Hillary Clinton

we have to post her entire resume?

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Response to Mr.Bill (Reply #65)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:05 PM

122. No, but if you are shortening her resume,

Please don't shorten it to the role she played, for which the only mandatory qualification was being Mrs. Bill.

This particular comment was in the context of the presidential election, based on the quote I read. In that event, I would refer to her as Presidential Candidate Clinton. Just as reasonable, since she interacted with the person to whom Trump was speaking in her role as Secretary of State, that would also be a good choice.

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Response to Mr.Bill (Reply #65)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:57 PM

155. Apparently so, some here have "jumped the shark."

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #14)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:26 PM

33. lol what sexism ?

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Response to stonecutter357 (Reply #33)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:33 PM

39. In the poster's febrile imagination.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #39)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:07 PM

60. I would put that one on my Jury Blacklist !

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #14)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:32 PM

37. Wow....

 

This is why we can't have nice things. Way to label everything. OP was honoring HRC, not denigrating her.

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Response to fallout87 (Reply #37)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:06 PM

58. I was going to post the very same thought!

"This is why we can't have nice things."

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Response to fallout87 (Reply #37)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:08 PM

91. very effectively

disrupted, though.

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Response to orangecrush (Reply #91)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:39 PM

112. Bingo. Disruption seems to have been accomplished. Wonder if it was the point?

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Response to Hekate (Reply #112)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 10:55 PM

173. only the shadow knows!



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Response to fallout87 (Reply #37)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:19 PM

95. Hillary Clinton can be called First Lady, Senator, or Secretary of State

She has been all of these.

She also received 2.9 Million more votes when she was a candidate for President!

That is quite a nice list of accomplishments in my book.

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #14)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:53 PM

53. Well, that escalated quickly...

This honestly is the first time I have experienced where referring to someone as a former first lady is being 'sexist'.

Hope you didn't tear your ACL with that leap of logic....

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Response to kmla (Reply #53)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:04 PM

57. Hillary has accomplished a lot, more than most people.

I referred to her as the wife of a former president because Trump disrespected her in the presence of a foreign president.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #57)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:14 PM

66. I totally agree.

First Lady.
Senator.
Secretary of State.

All of these are awesome accomplishments. More than almost anyone will achieve in a lifetime.

And referring to Hillary by any of these titles - not sexist at all.

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Response to kmla (Reply #66)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:16 PM

67. Trump is a monster.

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Response to kmla (Reply #66)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:31 PM

73. Melania has made it abundantly clear that being a

first lady isn't an accomplishment on its own. And while HRC was outstanding in the role, her roles as US senator and secretary of state were substantially more important.

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Response to kmla (Reply #66)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:03 PM

120. First lady isn't particularly an achievement

 

I sincerely doubt anybody has based their vote on that. Both Senator and Secretary of State were her accomplishments. I certainly wouldn't list first lady when describing just one of her accomplishments.

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Response to kmla (Reply #53)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:04 PM

121. The only qualification for being FLOTUS is being married to POTUS

When you have someone who is accomplished for reasons other than being married to a man, it is sexist to choose what is, in effect the title "Mrs. Bill Clinton," rather than a title that recognizes her accomplishments.

That is not to diminish anything she accomplished as FLOTUS - but that is because of what she made of the role, not the role itself. The other three potential titles are bestowed in recognition of her own personal accomplishments, not those of her husband.

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Response to Ms. Toad (Reply #121)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:40 PM

133. Trump disrespected the wife of a former president in the presence of a current foreign president

That is what I intended to convey and I am confident I was successful in that endeavor. I am beyond flummoxed that my intentions are being impugned for having done so.



P.S. Nothing I have written in this thread diminishes or should be construed as dismining Hillary Clinton's myriad accomplishments.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #133)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:01 PM

139. Choosing the title FLOTUS erases the relationship she had with that foreign president as SOS

I don't think you did it thinking, "Hmmm . . . which title would be least representative of her accomplishments." But when the implications of the choice you made were pointed out to you, instead of saying, "Oops. My bad. That's not what I meant - let me fix it." you dug your heels in.

You have indicated that you chose that because it was a White House setting (or because she was the wife of a former president in the presence of a current foreign president). Are you not aware that Clinton's relationship with that foreign president was as Secretary of State, not wife of Bill? Referring to her as the wife of a president ignores, as if it was unimportant, the international, diplomatic relationship she had as Secretary of State with that very same person.

It is not your intentions that anyone is questioning - or at least I'm not questioning your intentions. Heaven knows I'm sure I say insensitive things without realizing they are insensitive - but when someone who immediately recognizes it as insensitive points it out to me, I try to respond with a little humility to figure out what generated that reaction. Sometimes I even learn from it and don't make the same insensitive mistake the next time.

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Response to Ms. Toad (Reply #139)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:07 PM

140. Well

1) I already said why I used that honorific

2) I would use the honorific again in the same circumstance.

3) I don't believe I was being insensitive

4) The poster in question vigorously attacked me

5) Given the circumstances my response was measured.

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #14)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:53 PM

54. "Have fun with your sexism then" What an absurd and revolting comment you have made.

You made an attack that was absolutely inappropriate and uncalled for.

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Response to NBachers (Reply #54)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:08 PM

61. Let's talk about Trump. I need to vent

He is really a bad guy. I told this joke to my friend. Trump reminds of a guy who would get two homeless men to fight with a promise of fifty dollars to the winner and then not pay the victor.

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Response to Spider Jerusalem (Reply #12)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:35 PM

40. It was a WH event so I think it was a good choice

The right way to go, actually.

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Response to BeyondGeography (Reply #40)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:39 PM

42. Back to my OP

No mention of the epithet in the news media coverage. It is sad how much of Trump's aberrant behavior has become normalized.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #42)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:43 PM

44. We can only imagine what their treatment of a Dem would be in the same circumstances

Then again, we really don’t have to imagine.

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Response to BeyondGeography (Reply #44)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:54 PM

56. Trump is just a bad guy. In another milieu he would have been a gangster, albeit a feckless one.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #56)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:24 PM

69. Reading a book review here

And this line just came up:

“Democracy’s opponents have leave to be immoral. Those who want self-governance do not.” That’s why our side is the better behaved. Imagine a media with the wisdom to discern that, or a general populace that cared enough to understand.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #56)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:30 PM

103. Considering his ties to the Mafia and to Russian gangsters. . . . nt

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:10 PM

17. He dissed Sec Clinton to THIS Lithuanian President??!!

 

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https://www.lrp.lt/en/press-centre/press-releases/the-president-thanked-hillary-clinton-for-support-to-lithuania/15266

From 2013 meeting
Sec Clinton ends her tenure as Sec of State






2013-01-29
Tuesday, January 29, Vilnius -
President Dalia Grybauskaitė thanked the outgoing U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for support to Lithuania and for personal contribution to the development of relations between the United States and Lithuania.

"The United States has always been an important partner and supporter of Lithuania on the path of consolidating its statehood regained in 1990, fully rejoining the international community of nations, and acceding to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization.
I am therefore extremely pleased that over the past several years the bonds between the United States and Lithuania have become stronger than ever.
It was during this time that our deep and close bilateral relations evolved into concrete projects and initiatives in security, defense, energy, transport, and other fields,"
the President wrote in her message.

The President also recalled her meetings with the U.S. Secretary of State in Vilnius, Astana and New York. She placed a special emphasis on their jointly realized initiative: the high level meeting of world women leaders in Lithuania in 2011 where many prominent women from all over the world and from a wide range of international organizations came together to discuss equal opportunities and gender equality.

The President wished Hillary Clinton continued personal and professional success.
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Did Dalia do the Angela eyeroll?

Hillary Clinton & Dalia are lifetime friends.


Trump is such a gdamn embarassment.
A total Putin spokesboy.

My god..

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #17)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:16 PM

21. Trump also implicitly asked President Grybauskaitė to pay homage to him

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #21)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:20 PM

26. Pay homage to him!? How? On her knees? Wouldn't surprise me...

 

What a total jerkoff loser asshole son of a b****.

Hope she shoved her high heal up his ***.

Puke.

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #26)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:22 PM

27. "Implicitly"

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I don't have the transcript. He implicitly asked her about what a good job he is doing having NATO members pay their fair share.

He also took a jab at Germany for not paying their fair share.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #27)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:28 PM

34. Aaaagh! Wait til Angela, Dalia & Hillary get together for lunch someday.

 

Dotard's going to burst into flames.

What a fking moron.

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #34)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:30 PM

104. Add Erna Solberg, the Norwegian PM,

who got her own little dig in about electric cars and climate policy.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #104)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:51 PM

115. Yes! Thanks for adding her name. Here's Erna's Twitter/FB

 

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #26)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 11:43 PM

178. Got that right!

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #17)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:02 PM

88. Rump is a vile disgrace of the human race who would be stealing from working people full time

instead of illegally occupying my WH if NOSE HOLDERS had just not done that shit

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Response to Eliot Rosewater (Reply #88)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:14 PM

92. Hoping for Rump Roast soon...

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Response to Eliot Rosewater (Reply #88)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 11:47 PM

179. I disagree that the Nazi-in-Chief is part of the human race (haha)... otherwise, right on point!

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #17)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:07 PM

90. Mahalo, Wwcd, for posting this!

I had no idea who the Lithuanian President is.

I can only imagine what she thought of the USA's Public Enemy #1 whining and prattling on about Hillary.

This is Not normal.

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Response to Cha (Reply #90)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:21 PM

97. Hey Cha! I just googled her to find out who she is also

 

When I read this my heart sank. The idiocy of Trump is so humiliating.
These are allies that Sec Clinton built friendships with & talked global peace with.

These women are the world leaders who together, would have moved the world forward. Away from male dictatorial condemnation of human rights.

I cannot believe people chose that over the chance for the future envisioned by these courageous women.

What a big mistake for our world & all its people.

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #97)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:32 PM

105. This is all on trump..

he's his own worst enemy.. he fell on his own petard A-gain with President Dalia Grybauskaitė.

trump spewing hate shite at the wh doesn't impress anyone but brainwashed idiots.

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Response to Cha (Reply #90)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:38 PM

109. I didn't even bother to watch. Had to go make a grocery store run.

AND, there's a "Star Trek the Next Generation" marathon on BBC-America.

Usually when the networks switch to something the First Moron is about to do, I switch networks. Or go out and walk the dog. Or whatever else. I just can't stand to look at him OR to hear his high-pitched whiny voice with his limited vocabulary and all his boring fucking repetition.

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Response to calimary (Reply #109)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:45 PM

114. Same here. I won't/can't look at him nor hear his voice either.

 

There's more interesting stuff to watch.

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Response to calimary (Reply #109)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:51 PM

116. Exactly, calimary.. I don't have

a tv and I've never watched him.. just a bit of a clip to know how obnoxious he sounds.

Just reading what he says is sickening enough.. I keep that to a limit.

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Response to Cha (Reply #116)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:54 PM

117. He dirties up a good day in a split second. His voice..his face..his stupid red tie.

 

I feel abused just thinking about it.

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #117)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:59 PM

119. I know.. I have

enough to deal with without getting him in my head anymore than he is, of course.

If more Hillary supporters feel like I do.. it just makes us more determined to get rid of him.

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Response to Cha (Reply #119)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:18 PM

125. His day of reckoning will come, Cha. What a glorious day it will be.

 

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #125)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:21 PM

126. I know! the more viciously

heinous he is now.. The Longer and Happier will be the Dancing in the Streets!

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Response to Cha (Reply #126)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 09:50 PM

167. We will most surely dance, my friend 👗🎵💄👠👜☺❤🌏

 

Love to you Cha


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Response to Wwcd (Reply #167)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 10:11 PM

168. It will happen.. so many wonderful, intelligent,

compassionate people are working toward it!

Love backatcha, Wwcd

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #17)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 10:43 PM

170. Thank you Wwcd.

Excellent post.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:12 PM

18. Can't believe this crap

During a joint news conference, Trump said the region “can trust the United States will remain a strong, proud and loyal friend and ally.” He praised the three nations for boosting their defense spending and said their “commitment to burden sharing” was an example for other nations to follow.

Trump said NATO “has taken many billions of dollars more than they would have had if you had crooked Hillary Clinton as president.” The 2 percent benchmark concerns how much each country spends on its own defense, not what it pays into NATO.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-hosts-leaders-of-baltic-nations-for-white-house-talks/2018/04/03/cc16d01e-3758-11e8-af3c-2123715f78df_story.html?utm_term=.9544227966d6

Tried to work in cheatin' Obama comments but couldn't think of anything no doubt

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Response to lunasun (Reply #18)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:33 PM

108. What the hell does that even mean?

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:17 PM

23. I Found the Link in an Irish Newspaper

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Response to Leith (Reply #23)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:25 PM

30. Only by orders of Putin does the Doturd speak to US Foreign Policy.

 

Trump doesn't know shit about any American policy, anywhere.

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #30)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:20 PM

96. Trump doesn't know shit...

...about ANYTHING!

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Response to 3catwoman3 (Reply #96)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:24 PM

99. He's a cardboard cutout, a stand in for President Putin

 

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:25 PM

31. When he says this in public

Imagine what he says about Hillary, Obama and all his other favorite people in private conversations with world leaders.

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Response to Runningdawg (Reply #31)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:45 PM

46. Except for Putin, Duterte, and Netanyahu....

Except for Putin, Duterte, and Netanyahu you can count on one hand the leaders who like Trump more than Obama.

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Response to Runningdawg (Reply #31)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:45 PM

76. DJTrdump Sr. daily must call list....5X a day...


Steve Miller
Sabastian Gorka
Steve Bannon
Matt Gaetz
Fux and Fiends
Sean Hannity
Jean Pirro
Lou Dobbs
Ann Coulter
Laura Ingraham
Bill O'Reilly
John Bolton
Roseanne Barr

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Response to magicarpet (Reply #76)

Wed Apr 4, 2018, 07:28 AM

180. Which is why I have said from the begining

HE is the biggest leak.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:25 PM

32. Orange Jesus is projecting.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:42 PM

43. He also called our media 'FAKE NEWS' in front of the the foreign press....

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:45 PM

47. Secretary Clinton, her most recent title should be used

not FLOTUS

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Response to IronLionZion (Reply #47)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:10 PM

64. Probably so. Esp. if she developed her friendship w/Grybauskaite as Secretary. n/t

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Response to IronLionZion (Reply #47)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:21 PM

98. Thank you.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:45 PM

48. The guy is a classless moron who has no clue how reviled he is by other world leaders.

My sister-in-law called me from France last night. In Europe they think that Trump is an idiot and a laughingstock. Unfortunately, he's a dangerous idiot who could get us into a war with N. Korea and that has Europeans worried.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:51 PM

51. He just can't help fighting with women, especially those who have called him out on his deficiences

 

Women give trump, ego booboo.

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Response to Miigwech (Reply #51)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:30 PM

71. Strong women send fornicate face and those like him running screaming to defend the manly territory

 

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Response to 47of74 (Reply #71)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:59 PM

118. So much truth there I can't even "LOL" it.

 

Fornicate face is all he is.

He's the ugliest man on the planet.

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #118)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 08:00 PM

156. thank you

 

That was adapted from Gilaad Pellaeon in a Star Wars novel regarding Moffs 40 years after Palpy's death

"A powerful woman doesn't send them screaming to defend their manly territory."

(And Fornicate Face is no Palpatine).

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Response to 47of74 (Reply #156)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 09:47 PM

165. I've been a bit more enlightened tonight by your post

 

It is quite inspiring.

However, a powerful woman sometimes simply has to do nothing in particular but fill their knowing minds with her mere presence, to "send weak men screaming to defend their manly territory".

Evil truly does keep glancing over its shoulder in fear of the good.

Thanks

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 03:54 PM

55. Spanky Pay-em-off sure has a lot of nerve

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Response to Hekate (Reply #55)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:30 PM

72. Spanky Pay-em-off

 

gonna add that to the rotation.

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Response to Hekate (Reply #55)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:51 PM

78. I'm going to add "Mc"

"McSpanky Pay-em-off" subconsciously invokes thoughts of fast food, then fast, then too fast, if you know what I mean. (I bet Stormey knows.)

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Response to Ilsa (Reply #78)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:00 PM

85. Spanky McSpankov

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Response to C_U_L8R (Reply #85)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:28 PM

102. Haaha..McSpankov-Irish/Russian word, From the english origin..Spank Off

 

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Response to C_U_L8R (Reply #85)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:09 PM

123. Even better. nt

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:09 PM

62. Trump University

enough said

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Response to Skittles (Reply #62)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:10 PM

63. Stiffed contractors and small vendors

"enough said"

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:16 PM

68. God, I hate him so much. (nt)

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Response to Rainngirl (Reply #68)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:38 PM

75. I loathe him. I hate his supporters more.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:25 PM

70. A sign of the times in which we live.

As awful and bizarre as it is, it is NOT AT ALL surprising...which is awful and bizarre itself.

And, I'm sure it shocked no one who was within earshot. What leader either doesn't know what to expect, or isn't briefed on what to expect going into an encounter with this jagoff?

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:35 PM

74. There is only one way to deal with this shit

"Mr. President, that is not how statesmen conduct themselves. This meeting is over."

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:49 PM

77. someone

 

alerted on you for calling the potusPOS what you called him. I was on jury, looks like the nays for censure of you won.

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Response to heaven05 (Reply #77)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:52 PM

79. Which post ?

What rule did I allegedly break ?


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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #79)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:57 PM

82. you were disrespecting

 

and being insensitive toward the potus by calling it a "blithering idiot", which I totally agree with as a description of the blithering idiot.

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Response to heaven05 (Reply #82)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:59 PM

83. Wow. That post was alerted on ... OMG...

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #83)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:00 PM

86. lots

 

of undercover repthugliKKKans have infested this forum...disgusting.

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Response to heaven05 (Reply #86)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:01 PM

87. Do I have your permission to start a thread on this ? I won't name you, of course.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #87)

Wed Apr 4, 2018, 10:15 AM

184. of course

 

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Response to heaven05 (Reply #82)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:32 PM

106. Wow! Anyone smell trolls?

 

That's the dumbest alert yet.
DSB was clearly being honest.

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #106)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:27 PM

129. So you think it is appropriate to refer to Clinton by a title that recognizes merely

that she was married to Bill Clinton?

Rather than by any of her other titles that recognize her independent accomplishments?

I didn't alert on the OP, but if I had, I would have alerted for bigotry/insensitivity for the reference to Clinton that erases all of her independent national and international accomplishments- in favor of calling her, in effect, Bill's wife.

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Response to Ms. Toad (Reply #129)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:59 PM

137. She was referred to as Former First Lady of the United States

 

I don't believe Hillary herself would have had a problem with it.

I'm more appalled by Trump's statement.
Wish we could 'alert' his gross disgusting mouth out of office.
He's a walking trigger for every person who has ever been demeaned for just being alive.

The issue in this thread is the words that come from the filthy vile mind of Donald Trump.

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Response to Wwcd (Reply #137)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:19 PM

144. Frankly, there is more than one issue in this thread.

Trump is a pig. We all know that. I actually see little to gain in getting outraged at his lie/insult/etc. du jour. It doesn't change anything.

On the other hand, progressives ought to be able to recognize and improve on our sensitivity.

This statement says to little girls reading DU that you will always be defined by your husband. No matter how accomplished you are in your own right. Even when the concern is ostensibly about Trump denigrating you in front of someone with whom you had a relationship as secretary of state, you are still only defined by your role as wife of the former president.

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Response to Ms. Toad (Reply #144)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 09:32 PM

164. I think the average here is about 50 +. Little girls prob don't read DU much

 

Hey, I'm a great big lifelong admirer & complete supporter of Hillary & all she stands for.

She has held many well earned titles & with each one came credits to her own work.

I'm in this thread because of Trump's intentionally humiliating statements.

I despise him with every drop of my American blood.

I despise those who worked so hard to strip this country of it promising future for all its citizens by not full on supporting Hillary Clinton.

I don't disagree with your honorable point, however, right now my ire is with the sleaziest man on the planet, Donald Trump.



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Response to Wwcd (Reply #164)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 11:11 PM

175. My daughter did from age 15-18 ish.

Aside from which, when a sentiment is expressed in a particular manner in one place is probably not the only place in which it is expressed in that manner - and there may well be more little girls present on those other occasions. I wasn't limiting that sentiment to little girls who read DU, but using it as an analogy for that kind of careless labeling of women of substance.

Ironically, I'm actually not much of a Clinton fan - but I just don't believe women's achievements should be erased in favor of their connection to the men they marry. I was reading the thread and biting my tongue, until people started suggesting that the OP was alerted on as "insensitive" because the OP called Trump names - and that anyone who alerted on the thread must be a troll. Given that there was already at least one sub-thread suggesting it was inappropriate to call Clinton FLOTUS under these circumstances, that seemed to me to be a nonsensical suggestion.

Trump's petty name calling is less outrageous and less likely to get the world blown up, or to destroy the economy, etc. than a lot of the crap he does. While I hate it, it is less of a concern to me than other things he does.

But I expect better of us.

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Response to heaven05 (Reply #82)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:22 PM

127. Might want to check your gender bias.

It was not my alert, but given the sub-threads here, I'm pretty sure the alert was for referring to Clinton by the title that merely recognizes her marriage to Bill, rather SOS (which recognizes her vast diplomatic and international experience), Senator (which recognizes that she was elected and served her state) or Candidate (which recognizes that she won the national nomination of her party).

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Response to Ms. Toad (Reply #127)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:51 PM

135. Trump insulted the wife of a former president in the presence of a foreign president.

That and only that is why I chose to refer to Secretary Clinton by that specific honorific, despite her myriad accomplishments. I am offended by these attempts, subtle and not so subtle, to impugn my character.

A good name is better than precious ointment...

-Ecclesiastes 7:1



That is why almost every poster inferred my post was alerted on for my comments about Trump.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #135)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:39 PM

147. A foreign president with whom she had a relationship as Secretary of State

not as wife of the president.

Do you really believe that, in a thread in which referring to Clinton as FLOTUS is being pointed out as sexist by at least 4 individuals that someone randomly, on DU, came in and was offended that you called Trump a name?

Which of these fits calling Trump a blithering idiot?

Racism, sexism, homophobia, transphobia, anti-Semitism, Islamophobia, or other forms of bigoted intolerance are not permitted.


You may note that sexism is expressly one of the bases for the identified (insensitivity) alert. Calling Trump names is not.

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Response to Ms. Toad (Reply #147)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:43 PM

148. I see more people rallying to my defense as well as fifty eight recommendations and counting.

I see more people rallying to my defense as well as fifty eight recommendations and counting.


Anyway right or wrong is not defined by a plebiscite. Certainly a person of your intelligence knows what a logical fallacy is and appeal to popularity is a logical fallacy.


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Response to Ms. Toad (Reply #127)

Wed Apr 4, 2018, 10:08 AM

183. what

 

I would not know who alerted on post. I think, don't know but you just gave yourself away.

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Response to heaven05 (Reply #82)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:27 PM

130. Odd. A "blithering idiot" is probably the NICEST thing he's called around here.

Or "смеющийся идиот", as it might appear on one of his cutsey hats, which I think should be required apparel for all Comrade President's supporters.

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Response to Buns_of_Fire (Reply #130)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 08:02 PM

157. That comparison is an insult to blithering idiots... what did they do to deserve that?!

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Response to InAbLuEsTaTe (Reply #157)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 11:02 PM

174. They need to tighten up their requirements for admission, for one.

I'll take it up with the membership committee at our next meeting.

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Response to Buns_of_Fire (Reply #174)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 11:21 PM

177. Okay, that was funny!

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:55 PM

81. Start a war, punk, go ahead

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:03 PM

89. Article 25 time


This asshole just demonstrated his utter instability.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:17 PM

93. No decorum.

No dignity.
No decency.

Total jackass.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #94)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:25 PM

100. I saw the above posts regarding you being alerted on.

This is still DU, and not JPR, isn't it?

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Response to 3catwoman3 (Reply #100)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:26 PM

101. That is the most unbelievable thing that happened to me in my fifteen years here.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #101)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:39 PM

111. I think I have only had one post removed by a jury.

I used "the B word" to describe Ann Coulter.

I know there are mixed feelings about that word. I'm obviously a woman (a safe assumption given my screen name) and the word does not bother me one little bit. This was some years ago. I have avoided it here, since, just in case, but have seen many posters using it.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #94)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:39 PM

110. Who the hell would alert on that?

Russians invading DU again?

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Response to NastyRiffraff (Reply #110)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:35 PM

131. People who believe that Clinton should be referred to by titles

that recognize her for accomplishments other than being married to Bill Clinton.

A bit like watching Hidden Figures for the second time. I caught dozens of very subtle - but intentional - references to blacks that erased their humanity and existence. I didn't catch them the first time because they weren't hit-you-over-the-head blatant. But they were racist.

Because FLOTUS is fondly tied to Michelle Obama (who does not have a subsequent nationally recognized career, or threee), it isn't hit-you-over-the-head blatant sexism.

But it is sexism to refer to a woman with the post-FLOTUS aaccomplishments of Clinton by the honorific for which the only job requirement was being married to Bill Clinton.

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Response to Ms. Toad (Reply #131)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:00 PM

138. Hmmm




People who believe that Clinton should be referred to by titles

that recognize her for accomplishments other than being married to Bill Clinton.

A bit like watching Hidden Figures for the second time. I caught dozens of very subtle - but intentional - references to blacks that erased their humanity and existence. I didn't catch them the first time because they weren't hit-you-over-the-head blatant. But they were racist.

Because FLOTUS is fondly tied to Michelle Obama (who does not have a subsequent nationally recognized career, or threee), it isn't hit-you-over-the-head blatant sexism.

But it is sexism to refer to a woman with the post-FLOTUS aaccomplishments of Clinton by the honorific for which the only job requirement was being married to Bill Clinton.



Because FLOTUS is fondly tied to Michelle Obama (who does not have a subsequent nationally recognized career, or threee), it isn't hit-you-over-the-head blatant sexism.


"Physician, heal thyself."

Michelle Obama is a Harvard Law School graduate and had a private and public career, prior to Barack becoming president. It is sad someone would erase that from her history.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #138)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:09 PM

142. Unlike Clinton,

Michelle Obama has not had a formal national or international role (either before or after Obama's presidency). The national knowledge of Michelle Obama comes, almost exclusively, from her role in the White House. So the situation are not equivalent.

That said, my point was that she exploited, in a good way, that role - so progressives have a fond association with a role for which the only qualification is being married to the president. The extraordinary work she did in that role, though, masks the sexism of referring to a woman who went on from that role to be senator, secretary of state, and Democratic presidential candidate by the title that merely means she was married to the president.

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Response to Ms. Toad (Reply #142)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:12 PM

143. In the context I was discussing my use of the honorific was correct.

Just as you think you are correct in the context you are discussing in omitting Michelle Obama graduating from one of the two most prestigious law schools in the nation and her public and private career from her history.


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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #143)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:30 PM

145. Clinton's relationship with the President of Lithuania was as Secretary of State,

not as FLOTUS. Even though I am sure the sexism was initially unintentional, it no longer is.

As to Michelle Obama, I am not discussing omitting Michelle Obama's history at all. I am explaining why progressives fondness for FLOTUS masks the sexism of using that title when Clinton has served the public in both national and international capacities in the decades since then.

But their positions are not (yet, at least) equivalent. Clinton also graduated from one of the most prestigious law schools in the nation, and had a public and private career before serving as FLOTUS. Do you see me, or anyone else, suggesting you should refer to her using titles from that era? It is not the pre-white house era that elevated either of these two women to national prominence.

When Michele Obama has decades of post-white house experience, I hope we won't be having this conversation about whether it is appropriate to refer to her as the former FLOTUS, rather than whatever honorifics go with whatever she goes on to accomplish in the next 2 decades.

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Response to Ms. Toad (Reply #145)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:38 PM

146. If Michelle Obama had Hillary Clinton's

If Michelle Obama had Hillary Clinton's resume and Trump disrespected her in the manner he disrespected Hillary Clinton, in front of a foreign president, I would refer to her with the same honorific.


It had everything to do with the specific setting in which Trump disrespected her. Surely that is not hard to understand. unless someone is deliberately trying not to.








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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #146)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:44 PM

150. When Clinton's relationship with the foreign president is as Secretary of State,

an international diplomat, it is pretty much impossible for me to see anything other than sexism in referring to her as President Clinton's wife. Unintentional, at first, but with each shovelful you dig it is harder for me to believe that it is, any longer, being maintained in good faith.

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Response to Ms. Toad (Reply #150)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:48 PM

151. I resent your attacks on my character and intend to defend myself vigorously.

I have never denied Secretary Clinton's myriad accomplishments. The fact that you are libeling me by suggesting that I am says more about you than it can ever say about me.






P.S. And since you are so fond of innuendo I am beyond curious as to why you would ignore Michelle Obama's JD and her public and private career.


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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #151)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 08:14 PM

158. You might want to check with a lawyer about the elements of libel.

I'll even give you a free consult: Nothing I've said is even close.

As for Michelle Obama, I am no more ignoring her pre-white house accomplishments, than I am the very similar pre-white house accomplishments of Clinton.

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Response to Ms. Toad (Reply #158)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 08:20 PM

159. I will politely decline your counsel

If I need legal counsel I will consult my late mom's attorney. She is a a member of the Inner Circle Of Advocates.

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Response to Ms. Toad (Reply #131)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 08:54 PM

163. You know, there was a way to disagree with the OP's categorization

without calling someone whose extensive postings show the opposite of sexism. You could have said, for example, that protocol says that her proper title was her latest: Secretary Clinton. You could have said that Hillary Clinton has, indeed, had other roles besides FLOTUS. You could have said all that, politely, without calling the poster sexist, which DSB clearly is not.

But you got to say that, and that's the important thing, isn't it?

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Response to NastyRiffraff (Reply #163)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 09:49 PM

166. Thank you.

I chose a different characterization for this specific setting.

I have seen people with all the accomplishments in the world say their proudest achievement was being a good parent or being the parent of someone successful:


Malia and Sasha, under the strangest of circumstances, you have become two amazing young women, smart and beautiful, but more importantly, kind and thoughtful and full of passion. You wore the burden of years in the spotlight so easily. Of all that I’ve done in my life, I’m most proud to be your dad
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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:33 PM

107. Of course, he did because . . .

he has no respect for women in general and particularly despises accomplished women, those who are more highly educated, savvy and experienced.

His need to dominate, badmouth and diminish Hillary Clinton is part of his petty, narcissistic personality. He's a vindictive, small man.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 05:42 PM

113. You are speaking of that brilliant woman, right?

The one who whooped his fat orange ass in 2016??

Go suck green donkey dicks, sTrumpet.

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Response to raven mad (Reply #113)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:15 PM

124. K & R

 

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:27 PM

128. I can't even...I have no words.

I just want to SCREAM!!!

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:38 PM

132. 45 needs to be "25th-ed" ASAP. He poses an immediate threat to America and the world.

I should add that he needs psychiatric care, but I'd hate to see any decent shrink put through *that* grinding mill. Plus...fuck 45, let him rot in a cell.

But 45's gotta go. NOW.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:55 PM

136. I've come to expect outrageous behavior from the orange jackass. n/t

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:43 PM

149. Remember, the Cambridge Analytica/Russians came up with that phrase for him to use.

He's been programmed to use it. This piece of human excrement literally can't help himself.

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Response to Tatiana (Reply #149)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 10:14 PM

169. Right! Dumbshite has been programmed to call

Sec of State, Hillary Clinton.. ugly names that aren't true by CA. And, we wouldn't know about this except for Canadian, Christopher Wiley.

Excellent point, Tatiana

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Response to Cha (Reply #169)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 10:49 PM

171. Yes, thank goodness Wiley blew the whistle (and for the British press).

The president’s ability to come up with insulting nicknames may not be as keen as we thought.

Cambridge Analytica, a British consulting firm that was hired for Trump’s 2016 election campaign, made headlines over the weekend for using data acquired from 50 million Facebook users to build “psychographic profiles” about voters without their knowledge.

Undercover footage — shot between November 2017 and January 2018 — released by Britain’s Channel 4 News on Tuesday shows Mark Turnbull, managing director of Cambridge Analytica’s political division, bragging about how the company came up with the “Defeat Crooked Hillary” campaign and promoted it on social media.

“The ‘OO’ of ‘Crooked’ were a pair of handcuffs and it was all about … she belongs behind bars,” Turnbull says in the video.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/cambridge-analytica-crooked-hillary-nickname_us_5ab28131e4b054d118df06b3


"Lock her up!" All of these horrible names and chants are straight out of the Kremlin/KGB handbook for propaganda and psychological influence.

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Response to Tatiana (Reply #171)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 11:16 PM

176. Mahalo for that link, Tatiana.. Yes and the British Press!

“The ‘OO’ of ‘Crooked’ were a pair of handcuffs and it was all about … she belongs behind bars,” Turnbull says in the video.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/cambridge-analytica-crooked-hillary-nickname_us_5ab28131e4b054d118df06b3

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:51 PM

152. How presidential... not!!

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:56 PM

153. blithering idiot

Boy, I would love to be a fly on the wall while these three presidents
of Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia get together for drinks and compare notes on this obscene cretin.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:57 PM

154. I'd be more surprised if he started behaving like a rational human being

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By the way, I don't think there is anything wrong with you calling Hillary Clinton the former FLOTUS. That's just a statement of fact and most people here are aware of her other accomplishments. People can disagree with you all they want about it, but flagging you over this is an abuse of the alert system. Just my two cents.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 10:54 PM

172. God he is such a fucking asshole!

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