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Re: We're so f*cked

Postby Winchester » Thu Dec 07, 2017 4:53 pm

Almost too hard to believe:

Clarence Thomas's wife presents award to James O'Keefe at Trump hotel

article wrote:James O'Keefe, the conservative activist who attempted to plant a false story in The Washington Post this month about GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, was presented Wednesday with an Impact Award, handed to him by Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.


http://thehill.com/homenews/media/36362 ... o-tried-to

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Re: We're so f*cked

Postby Kane » Thu Dec 07, 2017 5:41 pm

John Galt wrote:it's not saving the plant, it's converting the plant to do that. i don't see the issue?


How much do you want to bet this plant won't be operational any time soon?

John Galt wrote:as for coal and gas... i mean, trump tried. he pulled us out of paris; what more can the man do. the halcyon of fossil fuels has passed, and we are moving into renewables and into other clean power (namely, fusion; we are 50% to operational plasma event with the ITER project; it should be operational in 7 years). i don't think this is related to tax breaks, this is just market realities


Yeah, I get that. It just shows the impotence of his words and frankly the low impact these tax cuts will have.

We're gonna get a little now and suffer later.
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Re: We're so f*cked

Postby Kane » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:20 pm

https://www.politico.com/story/2017/12/ ... ing-287001

This is weird...why would a judge recuse himself at this point? Is it just because he's an Obama appointee? And if so...what could this say about what was revealed during that trial? Or did Flynn's lawyers attack his impartiality based on that fact?
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Re: We're so f*cked

Postby exploited » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:29 pm

Winchester wrote:Almost too hard to believe:

Clarence Thomas's wife presents award to James O'Keefe at Trump hotel

article wrote:James O'Keefe, the conservative activist who attempted to plant a false story in The Washington Post this month about GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, was presented Wednesday with an Impact Award, handed to him by Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.


http://thehill.com/homenews/media/36362 ... o-tried-to


Appointing justices by mob is retarded.
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Re: We're so f*cked

Postby Philly » Thu Dec 07, 2017 9:31 pm

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Re: We're so f*cked

Postby Kane » Fri Dec 08, 2017 10:41 am

Ok, C'mon:

The Hill wrote:
Trump campaign was offered access to WikiLeaks documents: report

President Trump and others in the Trump Organization were offered access to hacked WikiLeaks documents during the 2016 presidential race.

According to a CNN report, Trump himself, as well as his eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., and others in his company were offered a decryption key and web address to view the hacked documents.

The revelation was made in an email given to congressional investigators looking into Russia's role in the 2016 election, including possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Moscow.

The email, sent on Sept. 4, 2016, came just a few weeks before WikiLeaks and Trump Jr. began communicating via Twitter direct messages. Trump Jr. told congressional investigators he did not remember receiving the email.

...



C'mon:

TIME wrote:
Donald Trump Jr. Declines to Answer Questions About a Russia-Related Conversation With His Father

President Donald Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., declined to discuss with lawmakers on Wednesday a conversation he had with his father about emails related to a June 2016 meeting he attended with Trump associates and Russians, a congressional panel member said.

Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee investigating allegations of Russian interference in last year’s U.S. election, said Trump Jr. answered the “overwhelming majority” of questions from committee members in his hours of testimony.

But Trump Jr. claimed attorney-client privilege in declining to respond to queries about that discussion with his father because a lawyer was in the room when it took place. The discussion between then-Republican candidate Tru

mp and his son took place after the emails became public, Schiff said. Trump Jr. released the emails in July.

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And finally the logical conclusion:

The Hill wrote:
Conservatives ramp up attacks on Mueller

Conservative efforts to discredit the Justice Department special counsel are intensifying as Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election meddling moves steadily closer to the White House.

Republicans on Capitol Hill are increasingly frustrated by what they view as a partisan exercise that’s rife with conflicts of interest. A half-dozen GOP lawmakers held a press conference on Wednesday to demand new investigations into Mueller’s team.

Also on Wednesday, a conservative watchdog group filed a lawsuit to pry loose information about special counsel investigators, a day after it blasted out emails obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request that the group claimed indicated prosecutorial bias.

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Re: We're so f*cked

Postby Kane » Fri Dec 08, 2017 11:36 am

CBS News wrote:
Utah Republicans rally for Mitt Romney after Steve Bannon's attack on his Mormon faith

MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Mitt Romney's allies lashed out at former White House strategist Steve Bannon on Wednesday, a day after he said at an Alabama rally that Romney and his family "hid behind" their Mormon religion to avoid military service.

Sen. Orrin Hatch and other prominent Utah Republicans criticized Bannon for comments they said amounted to an ill-informed attack on the Mormon faith. Romney received a draft deferment during the Vietnam War while doing missionary work, which The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints strongly encourages for young men.

"I'd be more than happy to sit down with Mr. Bannon and help him understand more about the LDS Church at his convenience. I've got a copy of the Book of Mormon with his name on it," Hatch, a Mormon, said in a statement.

The dispute was tied to the nest of politics entangling the Utah and Alabama Senate seats and the larger GOP civil war.

Hatch, 83, is believed to be considering retirement, and Romney, the former Massachusetts governor who now lives in Utah, is eyeing a run. That makes him a target for Bannon, an anti-establishment firebrand who has vowed to defeat several Republican Senate incumbents in next year's midterm elections because, in his view, they haven't done enough to support President Donald Trump's policies.

Romney fiercely criticized Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign and recently denounced Bannon's preferred candidate in the Alabama Senate race. Romney said Monday that electing GOP candidate Roy Moore, who is accused of molesting two girls decades ago when he was a deputy district attorney in his 30s, would be "a stain on the GOP and on the nation." Moore has denied the women's accusations and has rejected calls to leave the race before the Dec. 12 election.

In a curious twist, just as his former political adviser was slamming Romney, Trump was on the phone with the 2012 GOP presidential nominee. Two people familiar with the conversation say that Trump and Romney discussed taxes and other issues and that Bannon's name did not come up.

The people spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the private call.

It was unclear whether Trump and Romney discussed the Utah or Alabama Senate seats. Earlier in the week, Trump urged Hatch, already the longest-serving Republican senator in history, to seek an eighth term next year, at least in part to block Romney's Senate ambitions.

Bannon drew loud cheers at a Moore rally in Alabama on Tuesday night when he charged that Romney used his religion to avoid military service. He noted that Moore graduated from the U.S. Military Academy, while Romney received a draft deferment for his missionary work in France.

"You hid behind your religion," Bannon said. "Do not talk to me about honor and integrity."

Bannon also touched on Romney's presidential bid and family in his criticism.

"You ran for commander in chief and had five sons — not one day of service in Afghanistan or Iraq. We have 7,000 dead and 52,000 casualties, and where were the Romneys during those wars?" Bannon asked. He added, "Judge Roy Moore has more honor and integrity in his pinky finger than your entire family."

Bannon served in the Navy after the Vietnam War. He later worked as a strategist for Trump, who obtained deferments during the Vietnam War for his education and for bone spurs. Neither of Trump's adult sons served in the military.

Romney's eldest son, Tagg Romney, declined to respond to Bannon's remarks, but several Utah Republicans defended the Romney family.

Hatch called Bannon's verbal assault "disappointing and unjustified."

"I also resent anyone attacking a person's religious views, but particularly our own Christian LDS faith and the selfless service of missionary work," Hatch said in his statement.

Utah Gov. Gary Herbert, a Republican, tweeted that Romney and his family "represent the best of Utah values."

"Utahns rejects the ugly politics and tactics" of Bannon, he added.

The state's junior Republican senator, Mike Lee, said, "You can't credibly call into question (Romney's) patriotism or moral character — especially on the basis of his religious beliefs or his outstanding service as a missionary."

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This piece of human filth calls Romney's integrity into question as he seeks to heap Trump on a pedestal - a man that fought not in Vietnam because of f**k bone spurs?

I legitimately hope Hatch decides to retire at the end of his term and that Bannon has to deal with a rising Romney. Cannot believe this guy. And he's out there openly working to elect a potential pedophile? Are you kidding me?

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Re: We're so f*cked

Postby ToddStarnes » Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:00 pm

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Re: We're so f*cked

Postby Kane » Fri Dec 08, 2017 1:24 pm

It was intentional.

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Re: We're so f*cked

Postby spacemonkey » Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:08 pm

John Galt wrote:it's not saving the plant, it's converting the plant to do that. i don't see the issue?

as for coal and gas... i mean, trump tried. he pulled us out of paris; what more can the man do. the halcyon of fossil fuels has passed, and we are moving into renewables and into other clean power (namely, fusion; we are 50% to operational plasma event with the ITER project; it should be operational in 7 years). i don't think this is related to tax breaks, this is just market realities

The switch to renewables will eventually happen, but it won't be overnight. Seems everyone expects instant results on everything, like repairing major hurricane damage in PR or anywhere else. Actually the internal combustion auto engine will probably be a museum piece someday like the steam tractor. but probably not to soon.
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