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Laura PourMeADrink

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The two dems

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Thu Oct 31, 2019, 10:27 AM (5 replies)

Trump Pence statement on Twitter banning political ads

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Wed Oct 30, 2019, 05:44 PM (6 replies)

Don't know if it's real or true...but heads up

a website has said who they claim is the whistleblower. Pic and all. Surely this is some kind of crime...at least for whoever provided info ..if true that is.

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Wed Oct 30, 2019, 05:23 PM (6 replies)

Get off your orange ass and start acting like a president!



The National Weather Service issued an "extreme red flag" warning for wildfires in Los Angeles and Ventura counties. ""I don't know if I've ever seen us use this warning," said forecaster Marc Chenard. "It's pretty bad."

Statewide, the weather service issued warnings of dangerous fire weather conditions covering more than 34,000 square miles (88,000 square km), encompassing some 21 million people. Scientists have linked an increase in frequency and intensity of wildfires to climate change.

The Santa Ana winds are a regional weather phenomenon that sends gusts westward off the desert out to the Southern California coast. They are forecast to reach sustained speeds of 50 to 70 miles per hour (80 to 110 km per hour) on Wednesday and Thursday, raising the risk of sparks and embers being whipped into fresh wildfires in unburned areas.

Los Angeles Fire Chief Ralph Terrazas said extremely high winds could also force the grounding of water-dropping helicopters, a vital component of the firefighting arsenal.

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Wed Oct 30, 2019, 10:02 AM (6 replies)

Kurds playing along?

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Tue Oct 29, 2019, 07:53 PM (0 replies)

What's going on here with Trump's hair?

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Tue Oct 29, 2019, 02:58 PM (95 replies)

Unless trump later saw body cam footage or talked to actual team


He is nailed in multiple lies to the American people.

Trump watched the special forces operation to kill Baghdadi via drone footage, instead of a body-worn camera, so did not see the moment the ISIS leader died, according to military and intelligence officials.

However, military sources said the president would not have been able to see what was happening inside the compound or the moment Baghdadi fled to a dead-end tunnel with three of his children, according to the New York Times

There was also no live audio of the daring raid, which was the culmination of years of intelligence-gathering and hastily put together once Washington got word that Baghdadi would be at a certain hideout near the village of Barisha.

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Mon Oct 28, 2019, 08:04 PM (13 replies)

New Morning Consult Poll

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Mon Oct 28, 2019, 06:59 PM (24 replies)

General doesn't know what MF45 was talking about

Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Mon Oct 28, 2019, 03:34 PM (13 replies)

AP fact checker on trump today. Predicting 9-11 Bullshit


AP FACT CHECK: Trump spins tales on bin Laden, Iraq war
Associated PressOctober 27, 2019, 3:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) President Donald Trump falsely boasted that he predicted Osama bin Laden's 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center and inaccurately asserted he had always opposed the war in Iraq in a news conference Sunday that often fell short on facts.

A look at some of the president's claims at the briefing, where he announced the death of Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group:

TRUMP: "I'm writing a book ... About a year before the World Trade Center came down, the book came out. I was talking about Osama bin Laden. I said, 'You have to kill him. You have to take him out.' Nobody listened to me." Trump added that people said to him, "'You predicted that Osama Bin Laden had to be killed, before he knocked down the World Trade Center.' It's true."

THE FACTS: It's not true.

His 2000 book, "The America We Deserve," makes a passing mention of bin Laden but did no more than point to the al-Qaida leader as one of many threats to U.S. security. Nor does he say in the book that bin Laden should have be killed.

As part of his criticism of what he considered Bill Clinton's haphazard approach to U.S. security as president, Trump wrote: "One day we're told that a shadowy figure with no fixed address named Osama bin Laden is public enemy Number One, and U.S. jetfighters lay waste to his camp in Afghanistan. He escapes back under some rock, and a few news cycles later it's on to a new enemy and new crisis."
More at link
Posted by Laura PourMeADrink | Sun Oct 27, 2019, 07:15 PM (16 replies)
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