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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6300 on: January 05, 2021, 06:24:25 PM »
Trump warned by Scottish leader to stay away amid reports he might travel to his golf resort to skip inauguration

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Trump has a Scottish mother so if he wanted to he could register to become a British citizen.  If we could just convince him to leave for Scotland permanently.  Sorry Scotland!

Keep yer f*ckin' Trump where he belongs, laddie.

Can individual states ask for extradition?  I am sure the Scots can handle Trump.  After all they colonized a country (Canada was more a Scottish colony than an English one, when you look at the early British influences).

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6301 on: January 05, 2021, 07:57:19 PM »
Wasserman from Cook Political called it for Warnock. It's early but a lot of Dem votes are left.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6302 on: January 05, 2021, 08:05:38 PM »
I am having trouble predicting (or stomaching the thought of) what a tweet storm tomorrow will be.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6303 on: January 05, 2021, 08:20:03 PM »
I am having trouble predicting (or stomaching the thought of) what a tweet storm tomorrow will be.

Tweet storms are the least of my worries for tomorrow

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6304 on: January 05, 2021, 08:32:35 PM »
https://www.cnn.com/2021/01/05/politics/mike-pence-donald-trump-congress-election/index.html

“I hope Mike Pence comes through for us, I have to tell you," Trump said Monday night during a political rally in Georgia, where his public arm-twisting was met with cheers. "Of course, if he doesn't come through, I won't like him as much."

The self serving greed makes my blood boil!

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6305 on: January 05, 2021, 09:27:22 PM »
I am having trouble predicting (or stomaching the thought of) what a tweet storm tomorrow will be.

Tweet storms are the least of my worries for tomorrow

DeKalb County votes are rolling in and it looks like Warnock has it. Ossoff is 20k down so it'll be close.

The alt-right sites are mostly discussing the DC protests. That's where the real action is.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/technology/2021/01/05/parler-telegram-violence-dc-protests/

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6306 on: January 05, 2021, 09:57:52 PM »
I am having trouble predicting (or stomaching the thought of) what a tweet storm tomorrow will be.

Tweet storms are the least of my worries for tomorrow
Truth. And the days to follow.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6307 on: January 06, 2021, 05:12:12 AM »
I wonder how much of the democratic victory in Georgia is due to republicans losing trust in the system, and how much is due to democrats' mobilizing efforts? I a large part of the population don't believe the elections are fair, you are headed for dangerous waters.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6308 on: January 06, 2021, 05:24:13 AM »

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« Reply #6309 on: January 06, 2021, 05:27:47 AM »
Happy Congressional Electoral Dispute Day everyone
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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6310 on: January 06, 2021, 06:11:22 AM »
I wonder how much of the democratic victory in Georgia is due to republicans losing trust in the system, and how much is due to democrats' mobilizing efforts? I a large part of the population don't believe the elections are fair, you are headed for dangerous waters.

70% are convinced there was something wrong with the election. But not where their candidates won, of course. Not even on the same sheet of paper.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6311 on: January 06, 2021, 06:12:22 AM »
Is anyone in the Trump party willing to take responsibility for their own decisions? It's ironic how much time the "personal responsibility and independence" crowd spends whining about logical consequences of their own actions.

Lawyer on Trump Election Call Quits Firm After Uproar (NY Times)

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A lawyer advising President Trump in recent weeks has resigned from her law firm after it was revealed that she participated in the call where Mr. Trump pressured Georgia officials to help him reverse the state’s election results, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday.

The lawyer, Cleta Mitchell, has been advising Mr. Trump despite a policy at her firm, Foley & Lardner, that none of its lawyers should represent clients involved in relitigating the presidential election.
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In an email to her clients and friends, Ms. Mitchell blamed her departure on “a massive pressure campaign in the last several days mounted by leftist groups via social media and other means against me, my law firm and clients of the law firm.” She vowed to “redouble” her efforts on what she called “election integrity.”

Seriously, Trumpers, you are spoiled children. Quit whining.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6312 on: January 06, 2021, 06:14:03 AM »
I wonder how much of the democratic victory in Georgia is due to republicans losing trust in the system, and how much is due to democrats' mobilizing efforts? I a large part of the population don't believe the elections are fair, you are headed for dangerous waters.

70% are convinced there was something wrong with the election. But not where their candidates won, of course. Not even on the same sheet of paper.

Of course not. In Trump-land, only GOP wins are valid. All Democrat wins are fraud. How does one get to this point and not know that one doesn't win everything? Spoiled children.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6313 on: January 06, 2021, 06:19:55 AM »
Is anyone in the Trump party willing to take responsibility for their own decisions? It's ironic how much time the "personal responsibility and independence" crowd spends whining about logical consequences of their own actions.

Lawyer on Trump Election Call Quits Firm After Uproar (NY Times)

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A lawyer advising President Trump in recent weeks has resigned from her law firm after it was revealed that she participated in the call where Mr. Trump pressured Georgia officials to help him reverse the state’s election results, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday.

The lawyer, Cleta Mitchell, has been advising Mr. Trump despite a policy at her firm, Foley & Lardner, that none of its lawyers should represent clients involved in relitigating the presidential election.
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In an email to her clients and friends, Ms. Mitchell blamed her departure on “a massive pressure campaign in the last several days mounted by leftist groups via social media and other means against me, my law firm and clients of the law firm.” She vowed to “redouble” her efforts on what she called “election integrity.”

Seriously, Trumpers, you are spoiled children. Quit whining.

She wasn't fired and she wasn't canceled. She resigned because she got caught. And she's still sticking with Trump rather than what was probably a very well paying and respectable law practice.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6314 on: January 06, 2021, 08:31:15 AM »
Is anyone in the Trump party willing to take responsibility for their own decisions? It's ironic how much time the "personal responsibility and independence" crowd spends whining about logical consequences of their own actions.

Lawyer on Trump Election Call Quits Firm After Uproar (NY Times)

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A lawyer advising President Trump in recent weeks has resigned from her law firm after it was revealed that she participated in the call where Mr. Trump pressured Georgia officials to help him reverse the state’s election results, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday.

The lawyer, Cleta Mitchell, has been advising Mr. Trump despite a policy at her firm, Foley & Lardner, that none of its lawyers should represent clients involved in relitigating the presidential election.
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In an email to her clients and friends, Ms. Mitchell blamed her departure on “a massive pressure campaign in the last several days mounted by leftist groups via social media and other means against me, my law firm and clients of the law firm.” She vowed to “redouble” her efforts on what she called “election integrity.”

Seriously, Trumpers, you are spoiled children. Quit whining.

She wasn't fired and she wasn't canceled. She resigned because she got caught. And she's still sticking with Trump rather than what was probably a very well paying and respectable law practice.

I would guess that based on those circumstances she had the option to be fired or resign. Most of the people choose to resign to keep up the facade. It helps in finding a new position.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6315 on: January 06, 2021, 09:07:36 AM »
Is anyone in the Trump party willing to take responsibility for their own decisions? It's ironic how much time the "personal responsibility and independence" crowd spends whining about logical consequences of their own actions.

Lawyer on Trump Election Call Quits Firm After Uproar (NY Times)

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A lawyer advising President Trump in recent weeks has resigned from her law firm after it was revealed that she participated in the call where Mr. Trump pressured Georgia officials to help him reverse the state’s election results, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday.

The lawyer, Cleta Mitchell, has been advising Mr. Trump despite a policy at her firm, Foley & Lardner, that none of its lawyers should represent clients involved in relitigating the presidential election.
___

In an email to her clients and friends, Ms. Mitchell blamed her departure on “a massive pressure campaign in the last several days mounted by leftist groups via social media and other means against me, my law firm and clients of the law firm.” She vowed to “redouble” her efforts on what she called “election integrity.”

Seriously, Trumpers, you are spoiled children. Quit whining.

She wasn't fired and she wasn't canceled. She resigned because she got caught. And she's still sticking with Trump rather than what was probably a very well paying and respectable law practice.

I would guess that based on those circumstances she had the option to be fired or resign. Most of the people choose to resign to keep up the facade. It helps in finding a new position.

Well, it helps unless you start projecting blame onto your former employer for your own violation of their policies.

I’m sure Trump will give her plenty of work, at least until he flees the US.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6316 on: January 06, 2021, 09:24:54 AM »
Is anyone in the Trump party willing to take responsibility for their own decisions? It's ironic how much time the "personal responsibility and independence" crowd spends whining about logical consequences of their own actions.

Lawyer on Trump Election Call Quits Firm After Uproar (NY Times)

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A lawyer advising President Trump in recent weeks has resigned from her law firm after it was revealed that she participated in the call where Mr. Trump pressured Georgia officials to help him reverse the state’s election results, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday.

The lawyer, Cleta Mitchell, has been advising Mr. Trump despite a policy at her firm, Foley & Lardner, that none of its lawyers should represent clients involved in relitigating the presidential election.
___

In an email to her clients and friends, Ms. Mitchell blamed her departure on “a massive pressure campaign in the last several days mounted by leftist groups via social media and other means against me, my law firm and clients of the law firm.” She vowed to “redouble” her efforts on what she called “election integrity.”

Seriously, Trumpers, you are spoiled children. Quit whining.

She wasn't fired and she wasn't canceled. She resigned because she got caught. And she's still sticking with Trump rather than what was probably a very well paying and respectable law practice.

I would guess that based on those circumstances she had the option to be fired or resign. Most of the people choose to resign to keep up the facade. It helps in finding a new position.

Well, it helps unless you start projecting blame onto your former employer for your own violation of their policies.

I’m sure Trump will give her plenty of work, at least until he flees the US.

It will probably help with the crazy subset with Trumpsters. It might be more problematic with someone more normal.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6317 on: January 06, 2021, 09:47:38 AM »
Is anyone in the Trump party willing to take responsibility for their own decisions? It's ironic how much time the "personal responsibility and independence" crowd spends whining about logical consequences of their own actions.

Lawyer on Trump Election Call Quits Firm After Uproar (NY Times)

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A lawyer advising President Trump in recent weeks has resigned from her law firm after it was revealed that she participated in the call where Mr. Trump pressured Georgia officials to help him reverse the state’s election results, the firm said in a statement on Tuesday.

The lawyer, Cleta Mitchell, has been advising Mr. Trump despite a policy at her firm, Foley & Lardner, that none of its lawyers should represent clients involved in relitigating the presidential election.
___

In an email to her clients and friends, Ms. Mitchell blamed her departure on “a massive pressure campaign in the last several days mounted by leftist groups via social media and other means against me, my law firm and clients of the law firm.” She vowed to “redouble” her efforts on what she called “election integrity.”

Seriously, Trumpers, you are spoiled children. Quit whining.

She wasn't fired and she wasn't canceled. She resigned because she got caught. And she's still sticking with Trump rather than what was probably a very well paying and respectable law practice.

I would guess that based on those circumstances she had the option to be fired or resign. Most of the people choose to resign to keep up the facade. It helps in finding a new position.

Well, it helps unless you start projecting blame onto your former employer for your own violation of their policies.

I’m sure Trump will give her plenty of work, at least until he flees the US.

It will probably help with the crazy subset with Trumpsters. It might be more problematic with someone more normal.

How long can the grift continue? With Trump, Powell, Wood, Stone, and likely Mitchell (+ others) all asking for donations to continue the fight, surely the budget of the average MAGA cultist is stretched?
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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6318 on: January 06, 2021, 09:50:31 AM »
The GOP shouldn’t be so afraid to offend Trump when all he’s managed to do is make them lose the House, Presidency, and Senate in rapid succession.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6319 on: January 06, 2021, 09:55:02 AM »
Well, it helps unless you start projecting blame onto your former employer for your own violation of their policies.

I’m sure Trump will give her plenty of work, at least until he flees the US.
She may even get to retroactively call it pro bono work after he stiffs her on the bill.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6320 on: January 06, 2021, 09:57:23 AM »
The GOP shouldn’t be so afraid to offend Trump when all he’s managed to do is make them lose the House, Presidency, and Senate in rapid succession.

Trump is wildly popular amongst Republicans and has been for his entire presidential period.  GOP members have to support him (at least publicly) or risk losing all the people who vote GOP.  Trump is the leader that Republican voters want and love.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6321 on: January 06, 2021, 10:10:12 AM »
The GOP shouldn’t be so afraid to offend Trump when all he’s managed to do is make them lose the House, Presidency, and Senate in rapid succession.

Trump is wildly popular amongst Republicans and has been for his entire presidential period.  GOP members have to support him (at least publicly) or risk losing all the people who vote GOP.  Trump is the leader that Republican voters want and love.



And they are still sticking with him now even though all elections are over and they won't control presidency, house, or senate. 

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6322 on: January 06, 2021, 10:11:17 AM »
I was just watching some footage of the Trump rally in Washington today and they were playing the theme song from the film “Titanic”. If you are unfamiliar with the film, it’s about a giant ship that hits an iceberg and sinks to the bottom of the ocean.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6323 on: January 06, 2021, 10:31:04 AM »
I was just watching some footage of the Trump rally in Washington today and they were playing the theme song from the film “Titanic”. If you are unfamiliar with the film, it’s about a giant ship that hits an iceberg and sinks to the bottom of the ocean.
Fitting for what amounts to a Klan rally celebrating the beginning of the end of the republican party.
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« Reply #6324 on: January 06, 2021, 10:33:46 AM »
I was just watching some footage of the Trump rally in Washington today and they were playing the theme song from the film “Titanic”. If you are unfamiliar with the film, it’s about a giant ship that hits an iceberg and sinks to the bottom of the ocean.

That's fantastic.

Trump is the culmination of at least 40 years of GOP strategy. He is exactly what Republican voters have been conditioned to want.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6325 on: January 06, 2021, 10:35:34 AM »
Poetic and metaphorical.  Perhaps more so than Rudy's press conference on live tv in a landscaping parking lot next to a dildo shop, during which the election was called for Biden.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6326 on: January 06, 2021, 10:42:08 AM »

And they are still sticking with him now even though all elections are over and they won't control presidency, house, or senate.

It seems a bit premature to call how many within the GOP 'stick' with Trump - he hasn't even left office yet.

I think there's a party reckoning coming, and it won't be pretty.  The entered 2016 in full control of the House, Senate and WH.  In 2018 they lost the House. In 2020 they lost the senate and WH. They've lost Georgia and Arizona and gave back the states Trump so narrowly won in '16.  Trump is no longer the teflon 'winner' he's promoted himself as.  Meanwhile, at least four major lawsuits are proceeding and he'll lose protection from prosecution in two weeks, and by most accounts he's milking his supporters for donations in a frantic race not to default from some $320MM in personally-guaranteed loans which will come due in the next few years. 

Trump won't shut up after leaving office - of that I am convinced.  But I think it's an open question how durable his support is.  His endorsements and campaigning didn't help Perdue or Loeffler.  Arguably it may have hurt them.  Hopefuls (e.g. Cruz) are in a crushing dilemma where they have to do dumb-a** stuff to appease Trump but which will polarize them for any state or national election. Some may look at Loeffler's loss and conclude it's in their political interests not to go down the Worship-Trump rabbit hole.

tl;dr - I'd wait until summer 2022 before declaring how durable support for Trump really is.


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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6327 on: January 06, 2021, 10:52:31 AM »
tl;dr - I'd wait until summer 2022 before declaring how durable support for Trump really is.

What fun is that?   ;-)

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6328 on: January 06, 2021, 10:52:38 AM »
Have any of you tracked what is going down in PA right now?
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2021/01/05/Pa-Senate-refuses-to-seat-McKeesport-s-Brewster-in-contentious-swearing-in-ceremony/stories/202101050125

Let's hope this is not a preamble to Jan 6 in DC. Regardless, it is some top-shelf scary bullshit. What happens when a legislative body simply stops following their constitution?

I never thought something like this could happen in the United States. I thought it was only for the third world banana republics. Wow, was I wrong. What a sad time this is for America.

If thought the political US wasn't a banana republic, you have missed an awful lot.

Only in banana republics sons of formers presidents become president themselves and only in banana republics half of the highest legislators have "inherited" their post or sit together with family members (In Germany there is afaik one - and for that reason quite famous - brother pair in the Bundestag for more than one period. And we do have a political class.)
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Seems you have never heard of Scientology.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6329 on: January 06, 2021, 10:59:13 AM »

And they are still sticking with him now even though all elections are over and they won't control presidency, house, or senate.

It seems a bit premature to call how many within the GOP 'stick' with Trump - he hasn't even left office yet.

I think there's a party reckoning coming, and it won't be pretty.  The entered 2016 in full control of the House, Senate and WH.  In 2018 they lost the House. In 2020 they lost the senate and WH. They've lost Georgia and Arizona and gave back the states Trump so narrowly won in '16.  Trump is no longer the teflon 'winner' he's promoted himself as.  Meanwhile, at least four major lawsuits are proceeding and he'll lose protection from prosecution in two weeks, and by most accounts he's milking his supporters for donations in a frantic race not to default from some $320MM in personally-guaranteed loans which will come due in the next few years. 

Trump won't shut up after leaving office - of that I am convinced.  But I think it's an open question how durable his support is.  His endorsements and campaigning didn't help Perdue or Loeffler.  Arguably it may have hurt them.  Hopefuls (e.g. Cruz) are in a crushing dilemma where they have to do dumb-a** stuff to appease Trump but which will polarize them for any state or national election. Some may look at Loeffler's loss and conclude it's in their political interests not to go down the Worship-Trump rabbit hole.

tl;dr - I'd wait until summer 2022 before declaring how durable support for Trump really is.

How many house and senate GOP members are opposing the electoral vote count today?  The only acceptable answer should be 0.  I kind of understand the politics of blindly getting behind your party leader when it suits you and the party, but never to this extreme.

Maybe a good chunk of the GOP are just a bunch of facist cunts at their core and are on board with attempting to steal an election?

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6330 on: January 06, 2021, 11:27:52 AM »
Have any of you tracked what is going down in PA right now?
https://www.post-gazette.com/news/politics-state/2021/01/05/Pa-Senate-refuses-to-seat-McKeesport-s-Brewster-in-contentious-swearing-in-ceremony/stories/202101050125

Let's hope this is not a preamble to Jan 6 in DC. Regardless, it is some top-shelf scary bullshit. What happens when a legislative body simply stops following their constitution?

I never thought something like this could happen in the United States. I thought it was only for the third world banana republics. Wow, was I wrong. What a sad time this is for America.

If thought the political US wasn't a banana republic, you have missed an awful lot.

Only in banana republics sons of formers presidents become president themselves and only in banana republics half of the highest legislators have "inherited" their post or sit together with family members (In Germany there is afaik one - and for that reason quite famous - brother pair in the Bundestag for more than one period. And we do have a political class.)
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Seems you have never heard of Scientology.

Canada has Justin Trudeau, Prime minister (our highest political office) Son of Pierre Elliot Trudeau, another Prime minister.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6331 on: January 06, 2021, 11:39:52 AM »

And they are still sticking with him now even though all elections are over and they won't control presidency, house, or senate.

It seems a bit premature to call how many within the GOP 'stick' with Trump - he hasn't even left office yet.

I think there's a party reckoning coming, and it won't be pretty.  The entered 2016 in full control of the House, Senate and WH.  In 2018 they lost the House. In 2020 they lost the senate and WH. They've lost Georgia and Arizona and gave back the states Trump so narrowly won in '16.  Trump is no longer the teflon 'winner' he's promoted himself as.  Meanwhile, at least four major lawsuits are proceeding and he'll lose protection from prosecution in two weeks, and by most accounts he's milking his supporters for donations in a frantic race not to default from some $320MM in personally-guaranteed loans which will come due in the next few years. 

Trump won't shut up after leaving office - of that I am convinced.  But I think it's an open question how durable his support is.  His endorsements and campaigning didn't help Perdue or Loeffler.  Arguably it may have hurt them.  Hopefuls (e.g. Cruz) are in a crushing dilemma where they have to do dumb-a** stuff to appease Trump but which will polarize them for any state or national election. Some may look at Loeffler's loss and conclude it's in their political interests not to go down the Worship-Trump rabbit hole.

tl;dr - I'd wait until summer 2022 before declaring how durable support for Trump really is.

How many house and senate GOP members are opposing the electoral vote count today?  The only acceptable answer should be 0.  I kind of understand the politics of blindly getting behind your party leader when it suits you and the party, but never to this extreme.

Maybe a good chunk of the GOP are just a bunch of facist cunts at their core and are on board with attempting to steal an election?


Ding, ding, ding....we have a winner!

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6332 on: January 06, 2021, 11:43:43 AM »
Yikes. Protestors are rushing past the barriers at the Capitol. Some of the federal office buildings are being evacuated.

Wtf are the troops?


Edit: McConnell finally grew a spine. Or he can read the tea leaves.

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« Reply #6333 on: January 06, 2021, 11:48:47 AM »

And they are still sticking with him now even though all elections are over and they won't control presidency, house, or senate.

It seems a bit premature to call how many within the GOP 'stick' with Trump - he hasn't even left office yet.

I think there's a party reckoning coming, and it won't be pretty.  The entered 2016 in full control of the House, Senate and WH.  In 2018 they lost the House. In 2020 they lost the senate and WH. They've lost Georgia and Arizona and gave back the states Trump so narrowly won in '16.  Trump is no longer the teflon 'winner' he's promoted himself as.  Meanwhile, at least four major lawsuits are proceeding and he'll lose protection from prosecution in two weeks, and by most accounts he's milking his supporters for donations in a frantic race not to default from some $320MM in personally-guaranteed loans which will come due in the next few years. 

Trump won't shut up after leaving office - of that I am convinced.  But I think it's an open question how durable his support is.  His endorsements and campaigning didn't help Perdue or Loeffler.  Arguably it may have hurt them.  Hopefuls (e.g. Cruz) are in a crushing dilemma where they have to do dumb-a** stuff to appease Trump but which will polarize them for any state or national election. Some may look at Loeffler's loss and conclude it's in their political interests not to go down the Worship-Trump rabbit hole.

tl;dr - I'd wait until summer 2022 before declaring how durable support for Trump really is.

How many house and senate GOP members are opposing the electoral vote count today?  The only acceptable answer should be 0.  I kind of understand the politics of blindly getting behind your party leader when it suits you and the party, but never to this extreme.

Maybe a good chunk of the GOP are just a bunch of facist cunts at their core and are on board with attempting to steal an election?

I fully agree that the appropriate number is zero.  But that's not my point.  The assertion made was that Trump will continue to control the GOP - and I'm not certain that's true. 
The house and senate members opposing the electoral count today are abhorent - but every one I believe is doing it because they think it is in their best political interests.  Right now that's probably true (for them) as they got elected in no small part thanks to Trump's rabid base.  But that base has also proven to be fickle towards the GOP outside of Trump, and I'd argue they aren't going to vote in such large numbers when Trump isn't on the ballot (see: 2018 midterms).

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6334 on: January 06, 2021, 11:59:47 AM »
Yikes. Protestors are rushing past the barriers at the Capitol. Some of the federal office buildings are being evacuated.

Wtf are the troops?


Edit: McConnell finally grew a spine. Or he can read the tea leaves.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6335 on: January 06, 2021, 12:02:38 PM »
Yikes. Protestors are rushing past the barriers at the Capitol. Some of the federal office buildings are being evacuated.

Wtf are the troops?


Edit: McConnell finally grew a spine. Or he can read the tea leaves.

Finally a legitimate use for police brutality if I ever saw one.  Release the dogs.  Release the bees.  Release the dogs with bees in their mouths so when they bark they shoot bees at you.
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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6336 on: January 06, 2021, 12:21:11 PM »
Yikes. Protestors are rushing past the barriers at the Capitol. Some of the federal office buildings are being evacuated.

Wtf are the troops?


Edit: McConnell finally grew a spine. Or he can read the tea leaves.

Finally a legitimate use for police brutality if I ever saw one.  Release the dogs.  Release the bees.  Release the dogs with bees in their mouths so when they bark they shoot bees at you.
We are in the post 2020 world now it is murder hornets


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The evacuations were because of a pipe bomb threat.

The protestors are pushing against the Capitol police. There's a lot of mace (from both sides) and tear gas in the air.

The Senate went into recess. Protestors are inside the building.


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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6337 on: January 06, 2021, 12:35:09 PM »
Yikes. Protestors are rushing past the barriers at the Capitol. Some of the federal office buildings are being evacuated.

Wtf are the troops?


Edit: McConnell finally grew a spine. Or he can read the tea leaves.

Finally a legitimate use for police brutality if I ever saw one.  Release the dogs.  Release the bees.  Release the dogs with bees in their mouths so when they bark they shoot bees at you.
We are in the post 2020 world now it is murder hornets


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The evacuations were because of a pipe bomb threat.

The protestors are pushing against the Capitol police. There's a lot of mace (from both sides) and tear gas in the air.

The Senate went into recess. Protestors are inside the building.


The Revolution may, in fact, be televised.

Reports are also saying that militia members have gathered outside the Georgia Capitol and they had to evacuate the Georgia secretary of state.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6338 on: January 06, 2021, 12:35:47 PM »
These people deserve the same treatment the black lives matter protesters got when Trump wanted to disrespect a church.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6339 on: January 06, 2021, 12:37:34 PM »
These people deserve the same treatment the black lives matter protesters got when Trump wanted to disrespect a church.

They deserve worse.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6340 on: January 06, 2021, 12:45:58 PM »
Yikes. Protestors are rushing past the barriers at the Capitol. Some of the federal office buildings are being evacuated.

Wtf are the troops?


Edit: McConnell finally grew a spine. Or he can read the tea leaves.

Finally a legitimate use for police brutality if I ever saw one.  Release the dogs.  Release the bees.  Release the dogs with bees in their mouths so when they bark they shoot bees at you.


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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6341 on: January 06, 2021, 12:48:29 PM »
Holy shit.

Reports are that they're trying to break into the House Chamber. Shots are being fired.

National Guard has been called.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6342 on: January 06, 2021, 12:57:10 PM »
Storming the capital.  Watch our country get destroyed live on tv!

https://www.livenewsnow.com/american/cnn-news-usa.html

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6343 on: January 06, 2021, 12:57:43 PM »
Storming the capital.  Watch our country get destroyed live on tv!

https://www.livenewsnow.com/american/cnn-news-usa.html

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6344 on: January 06, 2021, 01:06:15 PM »
Storming the capital.  Watch our country get destroyed live on tv!

https://www.livenewsnow.com/american/cnn-news-usa.html

Americans, I'm so sorry for you. I knew things were bad over there but I never thought it could truly happen that the President would send a violent mob waving Confederate flags to storm the Capitol. Today things may be resolved, but your country is much further on the way to becoming the next Venezuela than I would like to admit.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6345 on: January 06, 2021, 01:07:19 PM »
Holy shit.

Reports are that they're trying to break into the House Chamber. Shots are being fired.

National Guard has been called.

Washington Post reporting that the DoD denied the DCPD's request to utilize the Guard.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6346 on: January 06, 2021, 01:15:43 PM »
Holy shit.

Reports are that they're trying to break into the House Chamber. Shots are being fired.

National Guard has been called.

Washington Post reporting that the DoD denied the DCPD's request to utilize the Guard.
what the hell?

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6347 on: January 06, 2021, 01:17:27 PM »
Holy shit.

Reports are that they're trying to break into the House Chamber. Shots are being fired.

National Guard has been called.

Washington Post reporting that the DoD denied the DCPD's request to utilize the Guard.
what the hell?

Trump's cronies letting it play out or there are too many sympathizers?

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6348 on: January 06, 2021, 01:21:59 PM »
Reports from Kansas say that protesters have also stormed the Kansas statehouse.

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Re: Trump outrage of the day
« Reply #6349 on: January 06, 2021, 01:22:49 PM »
Reports from Kansas say that protesters have also stormed the Kansas statehouse.

What's the reasoning behind that?