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Thu Mar 9, 2017, 08:32 PM

Have patience, children....this snowball is rolling downhill.

Everyday is a new story. A new piece of the puzzle is found.

Today, they discovered that General Flynn was registered as a foreign agent. We also discovered that the investigation for the server in Trump Tower is still going on. The Director of the FBI met with the Gang of Eight to give them updated information.

And more information came out on Trump emissary, Carter Page, who worked for Merrill Lynch in Moscow.

But there is no stopping a snowball rolling downhill unless it hits a tree or something?

This scandal has a life all its own. There is no stopping it or covering it up. Tomorrow will be something new. Another piece of the puzzle will fall in place.

Have patience.

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Reply Have patience, children....this snowball is rolling downhill. (Original post)
kentuck Mar 2017 OP
babylonsister Mar 2017 #1
GWC58 Mar 2017 #11
L. Coyote Mar 2017 #41
GWC58 Mar 2017 #72
demtenjeep Mar 2017 #2
demtenjeep Mar 2017 #3
Cary Mar 2017 #6
babylonsister Mar 2017 #7
drm604 Mar 2017 #65
GWC58 Mar 2017 #12
Tanuki Mar 2017 #14
furtheradu Mar 2017 #32
furtheradu Mar 2017 #31
demtenjeep Mar 2017 #45
furtheradu Mar 2017 #74
calimary Mar 2017 #59
furtheradu Mar 2017 #75
furtheradu Mar 2017 #76
Ligyron Mar 2017 #46
kentuck Mar 2017 #5
babylonsister Mar 2017 #8
kentuck Mar 2017 #10
druidity33 Mar 2017 #63
KingCharlemagne Mar 2017 #47
Cary Mar 2017 #4
mcar Mar 2017 #9
mwooldri Mar 2017 #13
March 4th Mar 2017 #15
Skittles Mar 2017 #22
L. Coyote Mar 2017 #42
FakeNoose Mar 2017 #64
spanone Mar 2017 #16
dchill Mar 2017 #17
Fast Walker 52 Mar 2017 #18
TrollBuster9090 Mar 2017 #23
Fast Walker 52 Mar 2017 #37
Schema Thing Mar 2017 #49
Fast Walker 52 Mar 2017 #50
Schema Thing Mar 2017 #51
Fast Walker 52 Mar 2017 #60
NRaleighLiberal Mar 2017 #19
Thekaspervote Mar 2017 #20
mchill Mar 2017 #21
TrollBuster9090 Mar 2017 #24
LeftInTX Mar 2017 #25
TrollBuster9090 Mar 2017 #26
LeftInTX Mar 2017 #27
randr Mar 2017 #43
lagomorph777 Mar 2017 #61
malaise Mar 2017 #68
radical noodle Mar 2017 #40
mac56 Mar 2017 #48
Desert grandma Mar 2017 #54
Miles Archer Mar 2017 #28
WheelWalker Mar 2017 #29
Laffy Kat Mar 2017 #30
hollowdweller Mar 2017 #33
Kablooie Mar 2017 #34
Solly Mack Mar 2017 #35
triron Mar 2017 #36
Vinca Mar 2017 #38
lillypaddle Mar 2017 #39
flamingdem Mar 2017 #52
madokie Mar 2017 #44
littlemissmartypants Mar 2017 #53
Enoki33 Mar 2017 #55
Texin Mar 2017 #56
LiberalLovinLug Mar 2017 #57
benld74 Mar 2017 #58
OldRedneck Mar 2017 #62
proud patriot Mar 2017 #66
On the Road Mar 2017 #67
Doodley Mar 2017 #77
briv1016 Mar 2017 #69
kentuck Mar 2017 #70
briv1016 Mar 2017 #71
kentuck Mar 2017 #73
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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 08:40 PM

1. Of course you're right.

A lot has been uncovered in a short amount of time; we who pay probably way too much attention think it's a snail's pace, but it's not.

dt should never haved pissed off journalists, and I'm loving the results. Granted, they have a lot of material to work with.

And of course props to Rachel, daily.

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Response to babylonsister (Reply #1)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 09:25 PM

11. Yes, and Lawrence!

He gives it to Trump on a daily basis.

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Response to GWC58 (Reply #11)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 08:51 AM

41. And the FISA warrant was granted in October!

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Response to babylonsister (Reply #1)

Sat Mar 11, 2017, 11:11 AM

72. It really is true what they say!

Don't piss people off that buy ink by the barrel!

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 08:43 PM

2. but while they are putting together the jigsaw we are losing every shred of progress

made under Obama


it is like taking a list of all that Obama accomplished and blotus throwing a dart at it to see what to fuck up today

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Response to demtenjeep (Reply #2)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 08:44 PM

3. we can not survive

we are going to lose

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Response to demtenjeep (Reply #3)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 08:46 PM

6. Hang in there my friend.

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Response to demtenjeep (Reply #3)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 08:48 PM

7. Not even. Patience, grasshopper.

If he goes, it's logical to think that his legal transgressions (what has he done yet?) can be rolled back.

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Response to babylonsister (Reply #7)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 05:23 PM

65. By Pence?

Somehow I don't think so.

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Response to demtenjeep (Reply #3)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 09:27 PM

12. Sure, I'm nervous but

I am not scared. What I am is resolute!

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Response to demtenjeep (Reply #3)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 09:40 PM

14. Have faith

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Response to Tanuki (Reply #14)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 12:11 AM

32. THANK YOU!

We need this!💖

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Response to demtenjeep (Reply #3)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 12:00 AM

31. We SHALL overcome. .

Don't You doubt it. I know You're exhausted, weary, despondent, but keep the Faith. Take goood Care of YourSelf, resist when /where You can, but KNOW this weirdness is temporary.It appears overwhelming, that's an illusion. The Goood will out, Love & TRUTH will prevail. Believe it!💖
& don't give YourSelf a hard time for feeling helpless or hopeless .. just hold on, as You go through it.THAT will pass.
Goood is happening, even if we don't see it yet. YOU have some goood Karma coming, You created *blankets* of LOVE for others..& BLESSED the World! BELIEVE IT.

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Response to furtheradu (Reply #31)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 09:43 AM

45. thank you for that

I wasn't seeking Karma, I was filling a need.




your words helped my soul. For that I thank you.

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Response to demtenjeep (Reply #45)

Sun Mar 12, 2017, 06:08 PM

74. Goood people do goood

..when they see a need, with no other intention than to meet the need. I know that about You, others know that about You, too. We just need to keep our Hearts in the right place, take goood Care of ourSelves, & help others when we can. stay STRONG & stay sweeet!

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Response to furtheradu (Reply #31)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 02:25 PM

59. Welcome to DU, furtheradu!

Gotta keep hope up, for sure. Because it IS discouraging when we think of what we're up against. The bad guys already built a wall. Protectively around every CON representative because of his/her gerrymandered district. Strategic deceit and stealth - smooth talkin' campaign speeches and literature to back it up - so you really do NOT know what the candidate's about... until it's too late. An infrastructure boosted by big business that can donate avalanches of money (money: long described as the mother's milk of politics).

They've been working on this for more than 40 years.

THE POWELL MEMO (also known as the Powell Manifesto)
http://reclaimdemocracy.org/powell_memo_lewis/

The Powell Memo was first published August 23, 1971
Introduction

In 1971, Lewis Powell, then a corporate lawyer and member of the boards of 11 corporations, wrote a memo to his friend Eugene Sydnor, Jr., the Director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The memorandum was dated August 23, 1971, two months prior to Powell’s nomination by President Nixon to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The Powell Memo did not become available to the public until long after his confirmation to the Court. It was leaked to Jack Anderson, a liberal syndicated columnist, who stirred interest in the document when he cited it as reason to doubt Powell’s legal objectivity. Anderson cautioned that Powell “might use his position on the Supreme Court to put his ideas into practice…in behalf of business interests.”

Though Powell’s memo was not the sole influence, the Chamber and corporate activists took his advice to heart and began building a powerful array of institutions designed to shift public attitudes and beliefs over the course of years and decades. The memo influenced or inspired the creation of the Heritage Foundation, the Manhattan Institute, the Cato Institute, Citizens for a Sound Economy, Accuracy in Academe, and other powerful organizations. Their long-term focus began paying off handsomely in the 1980s, in coordination with the Reagan Administration’s “hands-off business” philosophy.
Most notable about these institutions was their focus on education, shifting values, and movement-building — a focus we share, though often with sharply contrasting goals.*


http://reclaimdemocracy.org/powell_memo_lewis/

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Response to calimary (Reply #59)

Sun Mar 12, 2017, 06:25 PM

76. Thank you, Calimary!

Great link, post. I am actually a member since early days, with a new username, but I have admired Your posts thru the years! Truly appreciate Your kind 'welcome', tho!
& sorry I didn't reply sooner, rough few days in rl!😒
Ps also really enjoyed another recent post of Yours, about Your activism & political experiences. Can't locate it now, but it made me go "WooHOO!" &

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Response to demtenjeep (Reply #3)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 09:48 AM

46. short term maybe - long term NO!

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Response to demtenjeep (Reply #2)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 08:45 PM

5. No doubt about that!

By March 20th, we could be back to 1932...

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Response to kentuck (Reply #5)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 08:49 PM

8. What happens on March 20th? nt

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Response to babylonsister (Reply #8)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 08:50 PM

10. That is when the hearing begins...

about this investigation.

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Response to babylonsister (Reply #8)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 05:03 PM

63. Spring starts? nt.

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Response to demtenjeep (Reply #2)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 09:52 AM

47. This is what a one-party state looks like. - nt

 

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 08:45 PM

4. Scandals.....

And yes the snowball grows as it goes downhill. All good things come to those who wait.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 08:49 PM

9. This is completely insane

We as a nation are in uncharted territory. I agree with you and pundits who say that the system will deal with this.

It may take some time. In the meantime,

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 09:30 PM

13. Snowball? Sounds like an avalanche.

There will be casualties.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 09:41 PM

15. Shep Smith LOSES COOL on Donald Trump's LIES

 



Why is this good man on FOX?

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Response to March 4th (Reply #15)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 10:33 PM

22. Mr. Smith seems to be a decent person

I too do not understand why he stays on Fox News

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Response to Skittles (Reply #22)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 08:52 AM

42. If Rupert Murdoch goes after Trump .....

We will quickly find out who is a powerful man and who is a crying baby with tiny tweety fingers

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Response to L. Coyote (Reply #42)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 05:20 PM

64. Maybe so ...

but I don't believe I could EVER root for Rupert Murdoch. He's been too evil for too long.

The best I could hope for is they bring each other down.

Just sayin'

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 09:42 PM

16. K&R...

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 10:11 PM

17. K&R.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 10:23 PM

18. this story is either the world's biggest scandal or the world's biggest over-hyped nothingburgers

 

I can't think of another story that has gotten so much attention and led nowhere (I suppose you could say Benghazi but that wasn't as big in scope and was obvious crap from the beginning).

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Reply #18)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 11:10 PM

23. As the Republicans proved with Benghazi, Whitewater, Fast & Furious, and a dozen other things...

there is no such thing as an over-hyped nothing burger in Politics. There are scandals that are TRUE, and there are scandals that AREN'T true, but have almost the same political effect as if they were.

But this is not one of the latter. AT BEST The Trump Administration and the GOP benefited from a Russian attack on our political system, and so the governing Party is in power thanks to an assist from a hostile foreign power. In normal times, that would be a HUGE scandal, and that's only the best case scenario. The worst case scenario, of course, is that Trump and a lot of other republicans were complicit in treason.

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Response to TrollBuster9090 (Reply #23)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 07:31 AM

37. it's amazing and depressing how much mileage the GOP got out of their bullshit scandals

 

and of course they will ignore this much bigger more important scandal as long as they can.

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Reply #18)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 10:45 AM

49. well then it's the former because it sure isn't the latter.

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Response to Schema Thing (Reply #49)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 10:47 AM

50. certainly that's my hope and strong opinion

 

I've never seen so much fishy shit that didn't add up to a major scandal anywhere else.

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Response to Fast Walker 52 (Reply #50)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 10:51 AM

51. The fishy shit IS the scandal. The question is whether or not it will be handled.

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Response to Schema Thing (Reply #51)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 02:27 PM

60. true... I guess I meant more specifically if it leads to concrete crimes that were broken

 

but we still have the issue of whether the GOP will handle it or not.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 10:27 PM

19. and it has not even been TWO MONTHS since inaug. day. things are speeding!

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 10:28 PM

20. Thank you!

Your calm attitude shows in your writing. Much needed

"Keep your eyes on the prize, hold on."

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 10:32 PM

21. Yet I'm listening to my Republican Congressman on a tele town hall and

you wouldn't know there is a problem except the damn dams in California. They are the only topic du jour. (My Congressman is a rice farmer Doug LaMalfa and needs water for his subsidized farm.)

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 11:14 PM

24. Yes, I don't want this to be over with quickly. I want it to drag on for at least a year, giving

giving all the Republicans in Congress plenty of opportunity to get entangled in it. Entangled in the attempted coverups etc. Right now they're trying to ram their legislative agenda through as fast as possible so Trump can sign all the bills, and THEN he can be impeached for all they care. In fact, he can take all the resentment over the repeal of Obamacare WITH him. That's part of their plan. But the way things are going, he may not be around long enough to sign their bills!

So, I'd like for it to go on for awhile, giving the Republicans in Congress lots of time to get entangled in the coverups etc., and then they can go down with the Captain of their ship.

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Response to TrollBuster9090 (Reply #24)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 11:17 PM

25. LOL - You've gotta strong constitution

(As in stomach constitution)

It probably helps to deal with this crap. It isn't going to go away quickly anyway.

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Response to LeftInTX (Reply #25)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 11:20 PM

26. Yes, I like to look on Trump as a political LAXATIVE. (On the subject of constitutions.)

It's not very pleasant, but maybe we need him to flush all the s#!t out of Congress.

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Response to TrollBuster9090 (Reply #26)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 11:22 PM

27. ROFL

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Response to TrollBuster9090 (Reply #26)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 09:33 AM

43. Assuming the laxative comes out with the shit that will work for me

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Response to TrollBuster9090 (Reply #26)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 02:29 PM

61. Trump suppository?

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Response to TrollBuster9090 (Reply #26)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 05:28 PM

68. DUzy

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Response to TrollBuster9090 (Reply #24)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 08:49 AM

40. In that case..

I'm gonna need a whole lot more Xanax.

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Response to TrollBuster9090 (Reply #24)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 10:45 AM

48. THIS

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Response to TrollBuster9090 (Reply #24)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 11:20 AM

54. Then in 2018

Democrats take over at least one of the branches of Congress, so that a President Pence will be stopped in his effort to implement a right wing agenda by a large enough majority in one of the branches (or both!) to stop him cold.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 11:23 PM

28. Congress Warns Donald Trump: Stop Deleting Your Tweets

Congress Warns Donald Trump: Stop Deleting Your Tweets

By doing so, Trump and his staff may be violating federal record keeping laws.
By Marina Fang

WASHINGTON ― When President Donald Trump or a member of his staff deletes a tweet, they may be violating federal law, two top congressmen warned the White House this week.

Reps. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) and Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), chairman and ranking member of the House Oversight Committee, sent a letter to White House counsel Don McGahn on Wednesday expressing concerns about the Trump administration’s record keeping habits and its nontransparent use of social media and other forms of electronic communication.

One example the lawmakers cited is Trump’s habit of misspelling and then deleting tweets, which they warned “could pose a violation to the Presidential Records Act” if the deleted tweets are not archived.

“Many of the messages sent from these accounts are likely to be presidential records and therefore must be preserved,” they wrote, referring to both Trump’s personal @realDonaldTrump account and his official @POTUS account. “It has been reported, however, that President Trump has deleted tweets, and if those tweets were not archived, it could pose a violation of the Presidential Records Act,” Chaffetz and Cummings wrote in the letter.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-tweets-archived_us_58c1a8d3e4b0d1078ca51126

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 11:30 PM

29. Unconditional surrender. He must resign. Anything less and

there could be civil unrest.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Thu Mar 9, 2017, 11:44 PM

30. I've been pretty upset and anxious lately about the situation; however..

There IS a silver lining to this mess. We are organizing and gaining strength and numbers and action. I have to keep repeating that to myself.

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Response to Laffy Kat (Reply #30)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 12:21 AM

33. Me too. I'm not a hawk by a long shot

 


But the idea of dismantling or weakening our culture and gov't by means of budget cuts is concerning.

Then you have all these members of the admin or Trump campaign that met with the Russians but don't claim to remember what they were talking about.

I don't want to be like one of the "Fema Campers" or tin foil hatters on the right, but so much stuff is weird. Like you know how dems always went out of their way to be "tough on communisim" or "tough on crime" to neutralize the GOP? Trump and them are doing the opposite. It really plays into the narrative a lot of stuff they have done.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 12:38 AM

34. Oh I hope so but it never seems to pick up speed.

Trump and his flotsam seem to be merrily tearing down the government without a care in the world.

Will this thing ever have enough weight to come crashing down on their party before they dismantle too much to be restored?

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 12:40 AM

35. I really hope you're right.

I'm growing more and more disgusted with each new day and I don't like where my mind is going.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 12:57 AM

36. Seems like it

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 07:47 AM

38. I'm looking forward to the early Saturday morning tweets. LOL.

Last week Obama was called out as a felon. Who'll he go after this week?

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 08:20 AM

39. In the meanwhile

EPA protections are GONE, Federal lands will go back to those who will rape them, LGBTQ rights will be regressed and possibly destroyed, and America's infra structure will continue to rot. And not to mention our standing in the eyes of the world has deteriorated greatly. Russia has infiltrated our government and threatens our democracy. This in just under two months. How much longer can we wait? Can the damage be repaired, and how long would it take to reverse it?

It is hard to be patient. And even at the "end" of it, will we have President Pence or Ryan?



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Response to lillypaddle (Reply #39)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 10:52 AM

52. When Rump goes down we all need to go to Washington DC and force a new election

I'm thinking 4-5 million people and civil disobedience.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 09:38 AM

44. As the old 'toon

of the two buzzards setting on the tree limb with one saying to the other, Patience my ass I'm gonna kill something, comes to mind when I read this

But you are so right its patience we need at this point in time.

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Response to madokie (Reply #44)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 11:01 AM

53. I feel you.

When was the last time we attacked ourselves from within. We are either in the scariest times in U S HISTORY or the dumbest. I am trying to decide.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 12:19 PM

55. Needed that reminder to calm the frustration. Eventually that snowball

is going to roll over Congress and the Justice Department to an independent investigation.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 02:03 PM

56. As I understand U.S. Constitutional procedures, only Congress can do something about this

providing they can come to agreement to actually, you know, DO SOMETHING about this. They and just about every informed individual around knows that this cabal has been up to no good, and they know with whom they've been colluding and collaborating. They would have to decide to DO something and I don't think they have the political will to do that. I still maintain that they are using tRump as political "cover" to inoculate themselves from the eventual backlash and blowback when everything begins to go all to hell over their economic and political agenda. They can use him to get things done using the excuse now that he's got (some) populist support out there in the boons, and when the boondock cretins begin to feel how bad things are, they may - not a given, but they may - begin to turn on this assclown, the rest of the GOP will follow. They can investigate him and turn him over to the U.S. Justice Dept. for prosecution after impeachment and subsequent removal in the Senate. Until the tide really begins to turn within the reliable GOP voters out in the bergs and the results of polls begin to show dwindling support for the continued agenda and the results of their ongoing actions at that time, then the GOP can blame him for all the problems in the hope of saving themselves. But the damage they can wreak in the interim is staggering to contemplate - and they've already done plenty.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 02:07 PM

57. And even if the best of all possible outcomes happens....they still stole the election

If Trump eventually gets impeached, Pence takes over as President. And the backwards march goes on. Trump was only the crazy pied piper that lured all the rats and deplorables towards the GOP.

They never would have won that Presidency, or done so well in other races without Trump running and telling their voters that the swamp would be drained of the establishment including the historically low rated Congress, those same establishment GOP would not be in the drivers seat now. . They probably would have lost the Senate. And of course the SCOTUS pick.

They knew he was unfit for office, but did whatever they had to to get him elected once he won the primaries. Even help work with Putin. Use Comey. Along with their usual scams of Crosscheck, and polling hours, and gerrymandering.

When Trump finally is impeached and is stripped of power, everyone will breathe a big sigh of relief because the madman is gone. But the extreme right wing will still be running the country and changing it for as long as they can get away with it. But the MSM will treat Pence, and all the Republicans as sane saviours. I can see it now. Its so predictable.

The point being that some of the more radical outlandish policies may be abandoned along with Trump, like the Wall, and perhaps they'll be a more orderly immigration policy, but nothing else much will be different. In fact as far as the LGBTQ community and women's rights groups, and BLM etc...goes, Pence may be worse. And yet Pence would have never had a chance against Hillary (or Bernie) in a general election.

They should by all rights have a new election, especially if there is proof of McConnell and others in the GOP actually working with the Russians as well. But we know that won't happen, and they know it won't happen. They win with or without Drumpf

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 02:21 PM

58. Watergate took 3 years before Nixon finally left

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 04:07 PM

62. And, remember . . .

 

Every avalanche started as a small snowball rolling downhill . . . gathering more snowflakes . . . until:



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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 05:26 PM

66. Ahhyup

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 05:27 PM

67. 538 Says the Media was in a Bubble


https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/there-really-was-a-liberal-media-bubble/

Is there any sign the Democratic Party is out of this bubble now? Seems to be an awful lot of doubling down. When that is done with a greatly reduced moral authority, the expectation should not be very good.

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Response to On the Road (Reply #67)

Sun Mar 12, 2017, 06:29 PM

77. The Democratic Party's problem is it has failed to communicate clearly. Nearly all of its positions

are shared with a majority. It needs to double down, and do so forcibly.

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 05:38 PM

69. If no one is willing to prosecute, it is all for not.

Donald could make an Oval Office Address tomorrow pleading allegiance to Russia/Putin and the republicans would praise him for his diplomacy. We already know that Sessions and Rosenstein are refusing to do anything.

But yea, snowballs.

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Response to briv1016 (Reply #69)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 06:35 PM

70. In that case, the Democrats would have no choice but...

to press for the impeachment of Donald J Trump.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #70)

Fri Mar 10, 2017, 07:20 PM

71. You really think congressional republicans are going to vote to impeach Donald

and implicate half of his administration?

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Response to briv1016 (Reply #71)

Sat Mar 11, 2017, 11:17 AM

73. No. But should that stop them from pressing for impeachment?

No need to try. It's doomed to fail?

If we thought everything was going to level off and this was going to be a "normal" Presidency, and Donald Trump would not continue to be up to his eyeballs in scandal, then I might agree with you.

Otherwise, plant the seed now. Immediately.

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Response to kentuck (Reply #73)

Sun Mar 12, 2017, 06:31 PM

78. Agreed. Everything should be done to educate the public about Trump and reach more people

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Response to kentuck (Original post)

Sun Mar 12, 2017, 06:58 PM

79. In the meantime they're gutting Medicaid,

gutting the Americans with Disabilities Act, castrating the EPA, undoing anything approaching reasonable financial regulation, selling out our national security, destroying whatever good standing we have around the world, and shoveling shitloads of tax dollars into right wing coffers.

I see your point, but I can hardly muster up the "patience" I'll need as I see my friends and loved ones go under the knife.

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