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Old 01-09-2019, 12:39 AM   #2051
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The **** does that even mean
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Old 01-09-2019, 01:00 AM   #2052
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Old 01-09-2019, 01:04 AM   #2053
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The Twitter deplorable are absolutely shook at that AOC clip
She is so good at shifting the conversation to the left.

Deplorables are used to arguing their crazy far-far-right bat****tery vs. mealy-mouth centrist establishment Dem positions. So of course we agree to settle somewhere in the middle. And then the derposphere stakes out an even further right position the next day.

Then someone like AOC comes along - who's still nowhere near as left as they are right, and whose positions would have been bog-standard 40 years ago - and it just blows their minds to smithereens.

Wait what? You can't say that. You can't say rich people should be taxed at 70%. We're having an argument about 36.2% top tax rate vs. eliminating progressive taxation altogether - because we don't understand marginal tax rates - and why don't we just raises taxes to 100% chessmate - and we're pretty sure it's just robbing from my rich uncle that I wish I had to give to lazy minorities.

How are we supposed to process 70%? Can you really say that? Did she just say that and not get hauled away by men in white coats?

It's basically the flip side of the **** that comes out of Trump's mouth. Except again - her positions actually make sense and would be standard 40 years ago - whereas you have to go back to like the 1820s for Trump's.

The funniest part is the derposphere is wasting all their Hillary hate spigot on her, and she can't even run for a while. I'm sure on some level strategically they know it's bad to keep focusing on her, but they just can't help themselves. It's too tasty for them.
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Old 01-09-2019, 01:26 AM   #2054
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She is so good at shifting the conversation to the left.
I was searching for, and found, this tweet on this subject:

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Old 01-09-2019, 01:29 AM   #2055
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Goddamn, writers are on their A game bringing in Peter Daou from way back in Season 1 to do a face turn —who saw that coming?
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Old 01-09-2019, 01:39 AM   #2056
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he's now referred to as chairman daou. he's been honestly really really good for the last 2 years. you have to decide whether support for mother hillary just temporarily broke his brain or he just read the tea leaves for where the democratic party is heading. he's basically been a generic dsa guy since nov 8. if you twitter search chairman daou, you'll find a lot of his tweets
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Old 01-09-2019, 01:45 AM   #2057
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he's now referred to as chairman daou. he's been honestly really really good for the last 2 years. you have to decide whether support for mother hillary just temporarily broke his brain or he just read the tea leaves for where the democratic party is heading. he's basically been a generic dsa guy since nov 8. if you twitter search chairman daou, you'll find a lot of his tweets
rofl wtf, this is a hilarious development
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Old 01-09-2019, 02:23 AM   #2058
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Trump undercuts his own messaging by trying to fundraise off the border “crisis”

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But hours ahead of his primetime Oval Office address about the situation at the border and his wall, Trump’s campaign is also using the speech to try to raise $500,000 in a single day.

“Your safety is not a political game or negotiating tactic,” an email blast sent to potential donors says. “Please make a special contribution of $5 by 9 PM EST to our Official Secure the Border Fund to have your name sent to me after my speech.”
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Old 01-09-2019, 02:47 AM   #2059
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Shuts down the government and stops paychecks from going out to hard-working government employees, many of whom are paycheck to paycheck, to try to get $5.7 billion for a wall that 60% of Americans don't want. Tells aforementioned employees to barter for rent by offering to paint the building and such.

Then tries to raise $500,000 off of it for his own campaign coffers.

But at least he's not wearing a ****ing tan suit, am I right?
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Old 01-09-2019, 03:12 AM   #2060
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Jesus christ how is Trump not laughing his ass off behind closed doors at being able to use his hyped-up oval office speech to run that "Official Secure the Border Fund" grift? This link has excerpts that are LOL:

https://deadline.com/2019/01/donald-...wn-1202531544/

“We need to raise $500,000 in ONE DAY,” the email reads. “I want to know who stood with me when it mattered most so I’ve asked my team to send me a list of EVERY AMERICAN PATRIOT who donates to the Official Secure the Border Fund,” stated the Trump-signed memo. “Please make a special contribution of $5 by 9 PM EST.”


EVERY. AMERICAN. PATRIOT. Goddamnit FIST PUMP on those.

Also:

"Trump, in an email sent to his base Tuesday afternoon, asked for donations to his “Official Secure the Border Fund” through the Trump Make America Great Again Committee. That’s a joint fundraising committee for the Trump campaign and the RNC."
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Old 01-09-2019, 04:19 AM   #2061
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Everyone is being ridiculous again (thanks sklansky).

Trump has no idea Greenland is even the name of a country.
I think he could pick out Greenland if it was colored green and no other country was colored green (look, look at that one, we should call that one Greenland). Other than that, there is absolutely zero chance he could pick it out. The over/under on the number of US states he could pick out has to be in the 30's.
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Old 01-09-2019, 06:03 AM   #2062
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Trump needs money.
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Old 01-09-2019, 07:09 AM   #2063
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They need to get people with passion to give these speeches. Compare the way AOC spoke on Maddow to the stilted-robotic delivery of Schumer and Pelosi. At least they ended on a high note though.
Schumer and Pelosi have no passion because they really don't believe what they're saying.

The same lobbyists buy both parties. They're just a different shade of conservative.

AOC legit believes in what she says and has no qualms dropping bombs.
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Old 01-09-2019, 07:27 AM   #2064
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Should I be as concerned as I am about this headline:

Rosenstein plans to leave Justice Dept. shortly after Barr confirmed

https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/09/polit...ent/index.html

FML. Wtf, why step down?

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Old 01-09-2019, 07:27 AM   #2065
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Can't tell if this is standard Trump triggering the 2p2 regs, or if it hit a particular nerve with some of you. Clovis8 seems quite shook.

Someone link a fact checker so I can see what was said and how many Pinocchios were racked up. I don't have TV so I have no talking heads to look to for solace in this dark time.
so shook that i didn't even bother watching it due to its complete unimportance because **** him, **** those networks, and **** you too

you ain't getting **** you ****ing baraboo alum
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Old 01-09-2019, 07:28 AM   #2066
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Old 01-09-2019, 07:35 AM   #2067
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he's now referred to as chairman daou. he's been honestly really really good for the last 2 years. you have to decide whether support for mother hillary just temporarily broke his brain or he just read the tea leaves for where the democratic party is heading. he's basically been a generic dsa guy since nov 8. if you twitter search chairman daou, you'll find a lot of his tweets
bull****. you got a ****ing verrit code for this fantastical claim?
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Old 01-09-2019, 07:37 AM   #2068
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Schumer and Pelosi have no passion because they really don't believe what they're saying.

The same lobbyists buy both parties. They're just a different shade of conservative.

AOC legit believes in what she says and has no qualms dropping bombs.
my mom told me a long time ago not to underestimate nancy or otherwise sell her short, and she's right.
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Old 01-09-2019, 07:48 AM   #2069
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Schumer is much worse than Pelosi he is an idiot she is pretty smart
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Old 01-09-2019, 08:04 AM   #2070
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I think he could pick out Greenland if it was colored green and no other country was colored green (look, look at that one, we should call that one Greenland). Other than that, there is absolutely zero chance he could pick it out. The over/under on the number of US states he could pick out has to be in the 30's.


Countries is still 5.5

States has to be around 9.5

The guy is a ****ing moron. You think heís picking out Connecticut or Wyoming on a blank map you are crazy

Iím sure NY FL CA TX MI types are easy

But after that?
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Old 01-09-2019, 08:08 AM   #2071
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You could definitely throw Trump off by coloring one place on the map, like Madagascar, green.

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Old 01-09-2019, 08:12 AM   #2072
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bull****. you got a ****ing verrit code for this fantastical claim?
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Old 01-09-2019, 08:23 AM   #2073
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He's plainly kind of a weirdo though, not the guy you want to be any kind of voice for the movement. But if he's on board, sure, why not.
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Old 01-09-2019, 08:43 AM   #2074
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I guess once Barr gets confirmed and doesnít recuse himself, he will take over Mueller investigation thus Rosenstein wonít be doing that either way.

Itís just so bad that Trump was able to get rid of Sessions solely because he wanted his own AG to control the Mueller investigation and now he is getting away with getting his own guy in there to control the Mueller investigation.

I think they gambled correctly that now that the House is controlled by dems, people wouldnít be as outraged at a slow motion Mueller squashing

But we need the Mueller investigation to continue unimpeded.
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Old 01-09-2019, 08:45 AM   #2075
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Like if congress was even an iota of checks and balances, they would have insisted any new AG has to recuse themselves and let Rosenstein remain in control since Trump said his reason for firing Sessions was to control this investigation.


I mean, how is this not obstruction of justice?
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