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President Trump: The NEW one and only politics thread

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by Moderator1, Nov 12, 2016.

  1. tapintoamerica

    tapintoamerica Well-Known Member

    This is the fight that he and his klan have been rooting for since the cops killed another black man. It doesn't only distract from the Trumpandemic; it allows Fox News, OAN and Trumpists in Congress to talk about Law and Order again. It lets them play a false-equivalency game. And they hope it leads to more black deaths.
  2. Della9250

    Della9250 Well-Known Member

    His Thugs tweet got a disclaimer to view it and you can't see or make comments:

    "This Tweet violated the Twitter Rules about glorifying violence. However, Twitter has determined that it may be in the public’s interest for the Tweet to remain accessible"
    Neutral Corner and lakefront like this.
  3. SoloFlyer

    SoloFlyer Well-Known Member

  4. Slacker

    Slacker Well-Known Member

    Mr. Putin is breaking out the good cigars today.
  5. garrow

    garrow Well-Known Member

    Donald Trump is a racist time bomb. Brought to you by:
    --The Electoral College
    --Vladimir V. Putin
    --The Comey Letter
    --Jill Stein and Gary Johnson
    --And Fox News viewers like you

    Thank you
    qtlaw, OscarMadison and Driftwood like this.
  6. DanielSimpsonDay

    DanielSimpsonDay Well-Known Member

    courage under fire
  7. cyclingwriter2

    cyclingwriter2 Well-Known Member

  8. outofplace

    outofplace Well-Known Member

    Whoops. My apologies to Dan Crenshaw.
  9. GilGarrido

    GilGarrido Active Member

    Neither was Trump or anyone around him, I'm sure (though they probably wouldn't have cared had they known). Trump has less historical awareness than most educated people, and most educated people don't have that much.

    I remember being surprised when people started talking about creating the Department of Homeland Security after 9/11. For anyone involved in foreign policy, the word homeland referred only to the territories that South Africa's apartheid government had established for different black ethnic groups while stripping their members of South African citizenship. The South Africans tried to convince the rest of the world that some of them had become independent countries. The word just wasn't used in any other context at the time, and it had a very negative connotation, even for those like me whose work had nothing to do with Africa. They were abolished in 1994 when apartheid ended, so almost everyone who was involved in establishing DHS would have been old enough to remember them, had they been aware of them in the first place. I was sure that someone would point out how tone-deaf it was -- sort of like the Reagan people using Born in the USA as a patriotic anthem, but even more so -- but I never heard anybody say a thing.
  10. garrow

    garrow Well-Known Member

    If you complain about Trump's tweets
    They say TINMHITTMAL
    If Dems rig this election
    I'll say "then we're even, pal"
    OscarMadison likes this.
  11. BTExpress

    BTExpress Well-Known Member

    Had no idea. I love it when I learn stuff on this board.
  12. DanielSimpsonDay

    DanielSimpsonDay Well-Known Member

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