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(Twitter)   Sen. Ron Johnson and Martha MacCallum want to know why Barack Obama didn't warn Donald Trump about Gen. Mike Flynn, a thing that Barack Obama absolutely did   (twitter.com) divider line
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2020-05-20 11:38:28 AM  
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2020-05-20 12:26:36 PM  
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Pence knew, and sat on this.
 
2020-05-20 12:45:13 PM  
Did he tell him while he was black? Trump doesn't listen to minorities. It doesn't count unless you had a white staffer tell him.
 
2020-05-20 1:09:00 PM  
Absolute nonsense. I defy you to find the Tweet that Obama sent regarding this.
 
2020-05-20 1:17:55 PM  
Jesus wept on a stack of blueberry pancakes...

Didn't Obama warn Trump himself not to hire Flynn?  It was reported on as such.  Johnson and McCallum have one brain cell between them.
 
2020-05-20 1:19:21 PM  
I wish I could give half a sh*t about what those assholes think. Actually I don't wish.

I listen to Republicans about as much as I listen to country music, which is to say never. Oh sure, I can hear you talking out the side of your mouth (since most of it is just crammed full of Koch dick) but I just won't listen to you.
 
2020-05-20 1:40:19 PM  
What would Obama need to warn about?  In every Flynn thread so far, we've been assured Flynn is a saint who has never done anything wrong.
 
2020-05-20 1:40:27 PM  
If Flynn did nothing wrong, why would Obama need to warn Trump about him?
 
2020-05-20 1:40:48 PM  
Republicans reach new, unimaginable levels of stupidity every day.
 
2020-05-20 1:41:32 PM  
It's always funny to me when these folks make statements and honestly think that the public do not have functioning memories.

That or they keep forgetting that the internet exists.
 
2020-05-20 1:41:42 PM  
I can't with these idiots.
 
2020-05-20 1:42:34 PM  

markie_farkie: [miro.medium.com image 499x667]

Pence knew, and sat on this.


Even if this letter was never sent, shouldn't the Trump Administration have done a better vetting job regarding Flynn?

They either ignored the letter, or were incompetent with the vetting process. It is one or the other.

/ Fark Trump
// Fark Republicans
/// Fark their voters.
 
2020-05-20 1:42:58 PM  
Spin everything  and the smoke bomb works again ..
 
2020-05-20 1:44:12 PM  

Jake Havechek: Jesus wept on a stack of blueberry pancakes...

Didn't Obama warn Trump himself not to hire Flynn?  It was reported on as such.  Johnson and McCallum have one brain cell between them.


I consider myself having average intelligence.  Why is it I feel like I know more about what is going on in Washington than many of the GOP Senators,,,
 
2020-05-20 1:44:18 PM  

hugram: markie_farkie: [miro.medium.com image 499x667]

Pence knew, and sat on this.

Even if this letter was never sent, shouldn't the Trump Administration have done a better vetting job regarding Flynn?

They either ignored the letter, or were incompetent with the vetting process. It is one or the other.

/ Fark Trump
// Fark Republicans
/// Fark their voters.


He signed a loyalty pledge to Trump. They didn't give a fark about anything else. That Obama didn't like him was a bonus.
 
2020-05-20 1:44:19 PM  
I have one of those fire pit things they sell at Home Depot and a bunch of trees that drop a significant amount of combustible material....

So one day I build a fire in my pit, and my wife's friend and her 8 year old daughter are over.  I get this burning and it's hot like a fire is, and starts burning low like a fire does.

So chonker kid walks over to the pit, now burning low, and proceeds to attempt to lift the fire cover off the pit.  The metal cover over a burning fire.

Needless to say she got burned pretty good on her hand because that kid was dumber than a hammer.

Chonker Mom said to me:  Why didn't you tell her it was hot?


//we aren't friends anymore
 
2020-05-20 1:45:02 PM  

Pocket Ninja: Absolute nonsense. I defy you to find the Tweet that Obama sent regarding this.

This is the same President Obama who couldn't be arsed to lift a finger to help Louisiana in the preparations for and immediate aftermath of Katrina.

/This is what roughly ⅓ of Republican voters actually believe.
//⅓ of Republican voters in Louisiana. Who were there.
///This nation is so farked.
 
2020-05-20 1:45:12 PM  
These are not smart people. The tragedy is the people who vote for them are even dumber... We're talkin illdouche, Russianpotato level of stupid here...
 
2020-05-20 1:45:25 PM  
Trump 2020: It Was All A Black Guys Fault!
 
2020-05-20 1:45:54 PM  
Well, I guess Trump Derangement Syndrome is quite real and extremely contagious among the GOP.  So much derp infecting the GOP.
 
2020-05-20 1:45:59 PM  
It really is ridiculous how little blame Obama accepts for all of Trump's words and actions.
 
2020-05-20 1:46:31 PM  

Subtonic: hugram: markie_farkie: [miro.medium.com image 499x667]

Pence knew, and sat on this.

Even if this letter was never sent, shouldn't the Trump Administration have done a better vetting job regarding Flynn?

They either ignored the letter, or were incompetent with the vetting process. It is one or the other.

/ Fark Trump
// Fark Republicans
/// Fark their voters.

He signed a loyalty pledge to Trump. They didn't give a fark about anything else. That Obama didn't like him was a bonus.


BINGO!
We have a winner!!
 
2020-05-20 1:47:01 PM  

synithium: I have one of those fire pit things they sell at Home Depot and a bunch of trees that drop a significant amount of combustible material....

So one day I build a fire in my pit, and my wife's friend and her 8 year old daughter are over.  I get this burning and it's hot like a fire is, and starts burning low like a fire does.

So chonker kid walks over to the pit, now burning low, and proceeds to attempt to lift the fire cover off the pit.  The metal cover over a burning fire.

Needless to say she got burned pretty good on her hand because that kid was dumber than a hammer.

Chonker Mom said to me:  Why didn't you tell her it was hot?


//we aren't friends anymore


Reminds me of my favorite game show.

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2020-05-20 1:47:12 PM  
And why do Muslim leaders never denounce terrorists? Oh, wait, they totally do. But just asking the question is enough for some to rewrite history.
 
2020-05-20 1:48:20 PM  

ItsMyNameYouCantHaveIt: It's always funny to me when these folks make statements and honestly think that the public do not have functioning memories.

That or they keep forgetting that the internet exists.

See my Reply to Pocket Ninja above.
 
2020-05-20 1:48:24 PM  

kbronsito: If Flynn did nothing wrong, why would Obama need to warn Trump about him?



I'm only half kidding when I see these types of statements are deliberately crafted for the purpose of increasing the rate of stroke and general anxiety disorders in Democrats.

Republicans don't suffer from Cognitive DIssonance.  I mean, specifically, it doesn't cause them any degree of stress or suffering to move seamlessly between half-truths that directly contradict each other.

But rational adults?  Hoo boy.  Conniptions.  Headaches.  Rage.

These farkers are doing this because you can measure in years the shortening of my farking life that reading this drivel has caused over the last 35 years of this endless administration.

It is also why I am coming around to support 'Have Pelosi talk some shiat about Trump every week or so' as a seriously viable political tactic in these absurd goddamn times.  Give those assholes something to raise their blood pressure a few points, and give me some momentary catharsis.
 
2020-05-20 1:49:18 PM  
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2020-05-20 1:52:15 PM  

bdub77: I wish I could give half a sh*t about what those assholes think. Actually I don't wish.

I listen to Republicans about as much as I listen to country music, which is to say never. Oh sure, I can hear you talking out the side of your mouth (since most of it is just crammed full of Koch dick) but I just won't listen to you.


Not trying to be a dick here. But take a look at this album cover. Just look at it.

Muscle car, AM/FM radio selector grill, speeding away from a city engulfed in a mushroom cloud...

And the cover doesn't betray the contents. Don't miss out Sturgill Simpson, patriot.

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2020-05-20 1:52:25 PM  

COMALite J: Pocket Ninja: Absolute nonsense. I defy you to find the Tweet that Obama sent regarding this.
This is the same President Obama who couldn't be arsed to lift a finger to help Louisiana in the preparations for and immediate aftermath of Katrina.

/This is what roughly ⅓ of Republican voters actually believe.
//⅓ of Republican voters in Louisiana. Who were there.
///This nation is so farked.


And why did he do nothing to prevent 9/11? We should have an investigation.
 
2020-05-20 1:53:17 PM  
Donny's in America
Lo-Teks at the wheel
No one needs anyone
They don't even just pretend
Donny's in America
 
2020-05-20 1:54:40 PM  

ItsMyNameYouCantHaveIt: It's always funny to me when these folks make statements and honestly think that the public do not have functioning memories.


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The crowd they are playing to, don't have functioning memories.
Or much of anything functioning.
 
2020-05-20 1:57:37 PM  

synithium: Chonker Mom said to me:  Why didn't you tell her it was hot?


Some people learn by intuition.
Some people learn by observation.
Some people just have to pee on the electric fence.
 
2020-05-20 2:01:37 PM  
...as did Susan Rice - and I'm pretty sure she was fired as a result.
 
2020-05-20 2:02:12 PM  

kbronsito: If Flynn did nothing wrong, why would Obama need to warn Trump about him?


Stop looking for logical consistency in the GOP.
 
2020-05-20 2:02:43 PM  

TheMaskedArmadillo: Jake Havechek: Jesus wept on a stack of blueberry pancakes...

Didn't Obama warn Trump himself not to hire Flynn?  It was reported on as such.  Johnson and McCallum have one brain cell between them.

I consider myself having average intelligence.  Why is it I feel like I know more about what is going on in Washington than many of the GOP Senators,,,


Your career doesn't depend on you remaining (or at least pretending to remain) more ignorant than your constituents.
 
2020-05-20 2:03:47 PM  

Jake Havechek: Jesus wept on a stack of blueberry pancakes...

Didn't Obama warn Trump himself not to hire Flynn?  It was reported on as such.  Johnson and McCallum have one brain cell between them.


They're undoubtedly both morons, but they do this because they're also compromised traitors.
 
2020-05-20 2:04:28 PM  
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/wait, what?
//i'm the blue guy
///green is my favorite color
 
2020-05-20 2:05:20 PM  
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2020-05-20 2:06:03 PM  

Rattlehead: Republicans reach new, unimaginable levels of stupidity every day.


Except it's calculated stupidity.  I've little doubt that most of the Republicans screaming OBAMAGATE know that it's all meaningless bullshiat.  But their strategy is whipping up the craziest parts of the base to hold the rest of the party in line to vote straight R in the fall.  So they count on Fox News to amplify the propaganda and their idiot base not to think.  Even a moderate analysis of the facts shows there is no "there" there.
 
2020-05-20 2:06:09 PM  
Didn't Flynn warn Trump about Flynn, saying that he knew was under an active investigation or something?
 
2020-05-20 2:07:44 PM  

ItsMyNameYouCantHaveIt: It's always funny to me when these folks make statements and honestly think that the public do not have functioning memories.

That or they keep forgetting that the internet exists.


Then you don't want to read any MAGAt discussions about the recently declassified email. Even with the words right in their face they just go on and on about how Obama trapped Flynn and yada yada yada.

So no, they don't have functioning memories or brains. They only mimic what they are told and that changes day by day, hour by hour.
 
2020-05-20 2:09:32 PM  

cocozilla: These are not smart people. The tragedy is the people who vote for them are even dumber... We're talkin illdouche, Russianpotato level of stupid here...


Actually, we haven't seen old doooshy or the soviet spud come out to support the genius of their orange, morbidly obese god recently.
 
2020-05-20 2:11:59 PM  

Abe Vigoda's Ghost: ItsMyNameYouCantHaveIt: It's always funny to me when these folks make statements and honestly think that the public do not have functioning memories.

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The crowd they are playing to, don't have functioning memories.
Or much of anything functioning.


Among the things I don't understand - do they also not have, like, Netflix?

Because the amount I have to give a shiat about something to get me off my couch and out into the streets is pretty damned high, since it has to contend with a pure dopamine-on-demand system via the internet.

Did it to vote, don't get me wrong, and marched (well, went to a rally) since I'm against kids in cages (though the appropriate response to kids in cages is armed insurrection and clearly I'm not a man of my convictions since I haven't done that).

But otherwise, even if for whatever reason I really wanted hair salons to open, or whatever, it wouldn't be enough to put on pants, arrange a babysitter, and drive farking downtown over.
 
2020-05-20 2:16:29 PM  
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2020-05-20 2:17:01 PM  
Nice headline, Subby
 
2020-05-20 2:21:42 PM  

Palined Parenthood: Nice headline, Subby

It's quoting the Original tweet verbatim.
 
2020-05-20 2:23:44 PM  
BTW "going by the book" is code to them to break the law. The old wink wink thing.
 
2020-05-20 2:24:45 PM  
At this point, I think Obama should debate Trump over the summer. Get all this cleared up for everyone.
 
2020-05-20 2:27:20 PM  
Chrissake.  I hate this timeline so much.  I've farking had it with all these BS Obamagate "theories", Branch Covidians, and the whole herd of right wing stupidity.  At this point, Biden could take his dick out and waggle it at a Ladies' Auxiliary meeting and I'd still vote for him.  He could, potentially, even shoot someone on 5th Avenue.  I'm just so sick of all this bullshiat.  Call me a hypocrite or whatever, I'm done.  Eat my ass, right-wingers and fake progressives.  If Biden wins, I'm buying a farking Trans Am and getting the fark out of red state hell.
 
2020-05-20 2:29:24 PM  

Bazolar: If Biden wins, I'm buying a farking Trans Am and getting the fark out of red state hell.


You should probably go ahead and do that now, no need to wait for November.
 
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