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May 24, 2017, 11:16 AM
 
Also Trump thoughtlessly praising the killing of drug dealers because it's all he knows about the Philippines.

I didn't catch it was leaked from their end but I still would wonder why.
     
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May 24, 2017, 11:22 AM
 
The drug thing is to build up support for their psycho drug policy.

The sub thing is to allay fears of regional instability.
     
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May 24, 2017, 11:24 AM
 
Ah, I get you.
     
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May 24, 2017, 04:35 PM
 
Curious to see how liberals react the latest wapo story.
     
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Originally Posted by The Final Dakar View Post
Curious to see how liberals react the latest wapo story.
Not a liberal, but I'm still trying to unpack it.
     
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May 24, 2017, 05:06 PM
 
Hot take.

Comey was thrilled when Bill decided to **** over Lynch.
     
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May 24, 2017, 05:46 PM
 
I'll put it to the floor whether this is the proper way to report the story.

The doubts about the intel weren't "hardened" until after Comey had his big press conference where he closed the case.

Does this rate higher than paragraph 10? Perhaps in paragraph 4, where they say the FBI assessment is the intel is bad?
     
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May 24, 2017, 05:52 PM
 
Hmm, those unmarked busses sure look familiar. Good luck in Chicago, subego, the professional protesters have arrived to pitch a fit and clog traffic.




(Nice new Dodge Challenger R/T in the shot, though.)
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May 24, 2017, 05:59 PM
 
Ha! I actually used to use the pool at the hotel they're checking into.

(And have made copious use of the 24-hour aspect of that particular McDonald's)
     
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May 24, 2017, 06:03 PM
 
Originally Posted by Cap'n Tightpants View Post
Hmm, those unmarked busses sure look familiar. Good luck in Chicago, subego, the professional protesters have arrived to pitch a fit and clog traffic.




(Nice new Dodge Challenger R/T in the shot, though.)
Is this post from the AP or Reuters' forums? It certainly looks reliable.
     
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May 24, 2017, 06:34 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
I'll put it to the floor whether this is the proper way to report the story.

The doubts about the intel weren't "hardened" until after Comey had his big press conference where he closed the case.

Does this rate higher than paragraph 10? Perhaps in paragraph 4, where they say the FBI assessment is the intel is bad?
Turns out Comey is the Russian dupe.
     
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May 24, 2017, 06:45 PM
 
Originally Posted by Paco500 View Post
Is this post from the AP or Reuters' forums? It certainly looks reliable.
CNN. (Hardly, the MSM is too scared to report on this kind of thing, they may end up with all those bussed-in hatemongers in their own lobbies.)
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May 24, 2017, 07:57 PM
 
Originally Posted by Chongo View Post
Turns out Comey is the Russian dupe.
Ultimately doesn't matter once Bill ambushed Loretta.
     
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May 24, 2017, 08:15 PM
 
The Seth Rich talk is a "conspiracy theory", yet the Russian investigation is merely "a developing story missing key facts".
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May 24, 2017, 10:31 PM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
Hot take.

Comey was thrilled when Bill decided to **** over Lynch.
How did Bill **** over Lynch?
     
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May 24, 2017, 10:32 PM
 
Weird situation coming out of Montana

(audio transcript of purported attack of reporter by GOP candidate)
     
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May 24, 2017, 10:42 PM
 
Shit, Fox says he was punched, too.
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2017...-reporter.html
At that point, Gianforte grabbed Jacobs by the neck with both hands and slammed him into the ground behind him. Faith, Keith and I watched in disbelief as Gianforte then began punching the man, as he moved on top the reporter and began yelling something to the effect of "I'm sick and tired of this!"
     
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May 25, 2017, 07:12 AM
 
It needs to happen to many more reporters/LWMSM liars.
     
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May 25, 2017, 07:13 AM
 
So lawbreaking must be OK if you're a Democrat...

https://pjmedia.com/trending/2017/05...ans-for-years/
     
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May 25, 2017, 08:13 AM
 
Originally Posted by BadKosh View Post
It needs to happen to many more reporters/LWMSM liars.
come on, man. be real. This is ok?
     
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May 25, 2017, 09:02 AM
 
More Obama lawbreaking, and without regards to American citizens safety.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/...-gang-members/
     
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May 25, 2017, 09:04 AM
 
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come on, man. be real. This is ok?
Its STANDARD behavior for the leftist butthurt Democrats, so it MUST BE OK right?
It's not like we ever hear Democrats condemning that sort of behavior.

Anyone question the rude behavior of this 'professional'?
     
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May 25, 2017, 09:31 AM
 
I mean, who didn't expect the republican assaults reporter defense force?
     
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May 25, 2017, 09:35 AM
 
Originally Posted by The Final Dakar View Post
How did Bill **** over Lynch?
By ambushing her plane.
     
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May 25, 2017, 10:01 AM
 
Originally Posted by subego View Post
By ambushing her plane.
Ah, my memory had it backwards. I'd have met him outside not that it would change the optics that significantly.
     
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Originally Posted by BadKosh View Post
More Obama lawbreaking, and without regards to American citizens safety.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/...-gang-members/
I don't trust the media. I need to see the document they're referring to.
     
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Originally Posted by BadKosh View Post
So lawbreaking must be OK if you're a Democrat...

https://pjmedia.com/trending/2017/05...ans-for-years/
You're arguing Trump should dissolve those programs then?

I bitched about the NSA program the moment we heard about it.

Obama showed in his first term he had no issue with turning us into a surveillance state, and it's why I said under no circumstances should anyone vote to reelect the man.

I wasn't the slightest bit surprised by the extent of the damage revealed, and which continues to be revealed. No one else should be either.


You don't try and choke-out a reporter for being rude. Full stop.
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May 25, 2017, 10:50 AM
 
I'd like to point out that despite being on tape and eyewitness reports the campaign still lied about assaulting the reporter.
     
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May 25, 2017, 10:59 AM
 
Is there vidya?
     
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May 25, 2017, 11:01 AM
 
No, just audio.
     
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May 25, 2017, 11:09 AM
 
I've only read the transcript, but I don't see how the sounds would definitely show Gianforte as lying.

FNC reporters saying something else is another matter.


Hot take: this added variable wrecks the experiment of how well anti-Trump sentiment has invigorated Democratic voters.
     
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Originally Posted by BadKosh View Post
Its STANDARD behavior for the leftist butthurt Democrats, so it MUST BE OK right?
It's not like we ever hear Democrats condemning that sort of behavior.

Anyone question the rude behavior of this 'professional'?
So in your book It's standard behavior for journalists to get beat up by republican blowhards? Apparently. Republican blowhards can't help themselves from being bullies, is that what you're saying? And it's ok? For condoning this, you basically give my state rep a free ticket to kick the breitbart news "reporter" in the balls. It's very telling that the fox news people were witnesses, were aghast, and verified the audio.

FFS what planet do you live on. I'm tired of giving you the benefit of the doubt, telling myself "there's no way he can be that ignorant." You really are, badkosh.

Any politician that can't handle the pressure of being asked simple questions isn't qualified to be in government. Boohoo, the mean reporter asked questions.
     
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May 25, 2017, 01:56 PM
 
All I'll say is it would make a poor closing argument for Gianforte's defense team at his trial for misdemeanor assault.
     
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Originally Posted by andi*pandi View Post
So in your book It's standard behavior for journalists to get beat up by republican blowhards? Apparently. Republican blowhards can't help themselves from being bullies, is that what you're saying? And it's ok? For condoning this, you basically give my state rep a free ticket to kick the breitbart news "reporter" in the balls. It's very telling that the fox news people were witnesses, were aghast, and verified the audio.

FFS what planet do you live on. I'm tired of giving you the benefit of the doubt, telling myself "there's no way he can be that ignorant." You really are, badkosh.

Any politician that can't handle the pressure of being asked simple questions isn't qualified to be in government. Boohoo, the mean reporter asked questions.
So the *PRESS* can act however they want without consequences? WHY SHOULD a politician or anybody else have to stand there and be treated like that? I would do probably worse, like banging their little baseball sized heads on the floor a few times. Manners are a lost art. It doesn't sound like a set-up to you?
     
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May 25, 2017, 03:15 PM
 
Treated liked that = Press not letting them blow them off
Consequences = Assault
     
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Originally Posted by BadKosh View Post
So the *PRESS* can act however they want without consequences? WHY SHOULD a politician or anybody else have to stand there and be treated like that? I would do probably worse, like banging their little baseball sized heads on the floor a few times. Manners are a lost art. It doesn't sound like a set-up to you?
Strangely I'm almost with you on this. The reporter was totally out of line and I might have kicked his ass too. That said, you just call the security guards to escort him out, thats what they are there for. Gotta be able to keep your cool or maybe you aren't fit for office.
I have plenty of more important things to do, if only I could bring myself to do them....
     
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May 25, 2017, 10:40 PM
 
Looks like Gianforte is going to squeak by.
     
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Originally Posted by subego View Post
Looks like Gianforte is going to squeak by.
So what was it?
1. Montana is just too red?
2. Quist was too out there?
3. Too much early voting has already taken place?
4. The event had no effect on the outcome, or actually worked for Gianforte?
     
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May 26, 2017, 07:10 AM
 
I'll pick number 4.
     
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5. All of the above.
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Originally Posted by BadKosh View Post
I know right? The comments on that video are frightening. Do they really not understand that she was telling a (not particularly funny) joke?

One would have to be a beyond dim to believe she was being serious!
     
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Originally Posted by BadKosh View Post
Her mind turned to mush decades ago, poor lady.
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Originally Posted by Paco500 View Post
One would have to be a beyond dim to believe she was being serious!
And right on cue...
Originally Posted by Cap'n Dunning–Kruger
Her mind turned to mush decades ago, poor lady.
     
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May 26, 2017, 11:05 AM
 
On a more serious note....

Ya can't trust the FBI. But we knew this already.

http://circa.com/politics/declassifi...rivate-parties
     
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Originally Posted by BadKosh View Post
On a more serious note....

Ya can't trust the FBI. But we knew this already.

http://circa.com/politics/declassifi...rivate-parties
'No one wants to look soft on terrorism'

Yeah, that's the problem. Too much about how it looks rather than if you agree with it.
     
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Neither did she, which is why her attempted burn became self inflicted. Shoulda just said she'd have preferred to see him visit our NATO allies first.
     
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Originally Posted by Paco500 View Post
I know right? The comments on that video are frightening. Do they really not understand that she was telling a (not particularly funny) joke?

One would have to be a beyond dim to believe she was being serious!
Sadly SHE WAS BEING SERIOUS!
     
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In discussing all the leaks, came across this tidbit.

In 2013, Amazon signed a $600 million contract with the CIA.

Right afterwards, Bezos buys the Washington Post for $300 million.

     
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You'll have to spell it out for me.
     
 
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