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3 days ago  
Trump owes Putin money.
 
3 days ago  
Treason.

The more that comes out, the harder it will be for GOP Senators to defend him, especially vulnerable ones.

They're going to have to send a delegation to the WH once the hearings start.
 
3 days ago  
If only tRump would do the honorable thing...

Oops!  What am I thinking?  Those two words have never, nor can ever, be in the same sentence.
 
3 days ago  
Get several ropes. Let's build the gallows right next to where Biden will take his oath for President.
 
3 days ago  

coffeetime: If only tRump would do the honorable thing...

Oops!  What am I thinking?  Those two words have never, nor can ever, be in the same sentence.


Seppuku?
 
3 days ago  
and trump knew.

any US citizen not now DEMANDING trump's immediate resignation (followed by prosecution) isn't an actual american.

the people standing on this soil still supporting trump are traitors. just like him. they've had plenty of time -and mountains of evidence- to "change their minds." they don't WANT to "change their minds" about trump.

may i live long enough to spit on his grave.
 
3 days ago  

Butterflew: Get several ropes. Let's build the gallows right next to where Biden will take his oath for President.


But if there's a ramp, how would the president get up to the gallows?
 
3 days ago  
For those who hit The Washington Post paywall here is the article via Outline:

https://outline.com/fgptNB
 
3 days ago  

ultradeeg: coffeetime: If only tRump would do the honorable thing...

Oops!  What am I thinking?  Those two words have never, nor can ever, be in the same sentence.

Seppuku?


He said two words. So, Hara Kiri.
 
3 days ago  
TRE45ON

 
3 days ago  

OldRod: Butterflew: Get several ropes. Let's build the gallows right next to where Biden will take his oath for President.

But if there's a ramp, how would the president get up to the gallows?


He'll need an umbrella. 

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3 days ago  

North_Central_Positronics: OldRod: Butterflew: Get several ropes. Let's build the gallows right next to where Biden will take his oath for President.

But if there's a ramp, how would the president get up to the gallows?

He'll need an umbrella. 

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What a dumb asshole.

Also a traitor
 
3 days ago  

coffeetime: If only tRump would do the honorable thing...

Oops!  What am I thinking?  Those two words have never, nor can ever, be in the same sentence.


In this circumstance what would be the honorable thing to do?

If we had a leader who had a working brain we woulda responded in kind by now. Those Russian troops in Syria could have bounties placed upon them. Thats not honorable one damn bit. But its what we should be doing.
 
3 days ago  

somedude210: Treason.

The more that comes out, the harder it will be for GOP Senators to defend him, especially vulnerable ones.

They're going to have to send a delegation to the WH once the hearings start.


Nah.  The White House will offer a scapegoat like Pompeo or someone from the NSC, claim nobody told Trump, and the GOP will accept that and move on.
 
3 days ago  

NeoCortex42: somedude210: Treason.

The more that comes out, the harder it will be for GOP Senators to defend him, especially vulnerable ones.

They're going to have to send a delegation to the WH once the hearings start.

Nah.  The White House will offer a scapegoat like Pompeo or someone from the NSC, claim nobody told Trump, and the GOP will accept that and move on.


GOP senators aint gonna piss off their base, and their base cant get enough of Trump. Trump is safe because his own party is scared of the idiot.
 
3 days ago  
How soon before the next impeachment?
 
3 days ago  

KungFuJunkie: How soon before the next impeachment?


At this point, nothing's going to happen until the election. Even if the Dems tried to hold hearings, the WH would tie witnesses up in court easily until November.
 
3 days ago  
Harry Caray already tried killing an almost-president:

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He ought to have a go at that current one.
 
3 days ago  

luna1580: may i live long enough to spit on his grave.


Wrong verb.
 
3 days ago  

dionysusaur: luna1580: may i live long enough to spit on his grave.

Wrong verb.


i think not.

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-full disclosure- i've not chosen to watch this film, in any of its incarnations. but i know what the hell it is about.

also, female people can spit on a grave without making ourselves extra vulnerable to assault, not the same can be said for some other verbs we could indulge in there.
 
3 days ago  
I love how WaPo has been slowly publishing more and more damning aspects of this, just after tons of WH staff and GOP folks try to minimize it or deflect.

At some point their answers will either be ones that are considered aiding and abetting, or they will have to throw him to the wolves to save their own pathetic asses.
 
3 days ago  
Wondering how "concerned" she is:

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(Senator Susan Collins (R) Maine)


Also wondering if she's still "struggling":

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(Senator Lisa Murkowski (R) Alaska)
 
3 days ago  
In the past few days there seems to be some growing "inside the beltway" talk of Trump either dropping out of running for reelection in 2020, and/or resigning from office.

I don't know if this is wishful thinking on the GOP's/RNC's part hoping to save down ballot races, and/or the growing Russian bounty story is "the one" that finally presents very real danger and consequences for the republican party.
 
3 days ago  
What do you have to say about the Russians paying bounties to have American soldiers killed, and what do you think about Trump knowing about it and simply sitting on this information?
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It is very concerning.
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3 days ago  

JulieAzel626: In the past few days there seems to be some growing "inside the beltway" talk of Trump either dropping out of running for reelection in 2020, and/or resigning from office.

I don't know if this is wishful thinking on the GOP's/RNC's part hoping to save down ballot races, and/or the growing Russian bounty story is "the one" that finally presents very real danger and consequences for the republican party.


The gop has a few people that understand there is going to be over 300k dead Americans because of trump's incompetence and republicans enabling idiocy. Making Donnie a scape goat if he resigned could kinda work. If he resigned betting NY state would bring charges and arrest him before November.
 
3 days ago  
Treason.
Try him.
Convict him.
Hang his as the law commands
 
3 days ago  
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3 days ago  

vudukungfu: Treason.
Try him.
Convict him.
Hang his as the law commands


I'm against the death penalty, except in cases of treason like this where American citizens are harmed or killed. Part of me thinks, "Hey, execution would be getting off easy; jail would be appropriate." And then I realize how much it would terrify him and anyone else sentenced along with him (a la Nuremburg), and I'm okay with it.

If he is tried and executed, I think hanging would be the way to go. Also, air that shiat during primetime. He needs to be made an example of.
 
3 days ago  

JulieAzel626: For those who hit The Washington Post paywall here is the article via Outline:

https://outline.com/fgptNB


Thanks for doing that. This article is vastly important.
 
3 days ago  

luna1580: and trump knew.

any US citizen not now DEMANDING trump's immediate resignation (followed by prosecution) isn't an actual american.

the people standing on this soil still supporting trump are traitors. just like him. they've had plenty of time -and mountains of evidence- to "change their minds." they don't WANT to "change their minds" about trump.

may i live long enough to spit on his grave.


I agree with you, but with an H not a P.
 
3 days ago  
This is the most damning article yet, and they're still in the early stages of investigating these bounty killings. I expect the Post to keep digging and to run more stories on this for the forseeable future. They're not going to let go of this one and neither are voters.
 
3 days ago  

thorpe: This is the most damning article yet, and they're still in the early stages of investigating these bounty killings. I expect the Post to keep digging and to run more stories on this for the forseeable future. They're not going to let go of this one and neither are voters.


Hey remember when Trump's sycophants were trying to fark over Bezos over his divorce?

Betcha Bezos remembers...
 
3 days ago  
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3 days ago  

luna1580: dionysusaur: luna1580: may i live long enough to spit on his grave.

Wrong verb.

i think not.

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-full disclosure- i've not chosen to watch this film, in any of its incarnations. but i know what the hell it is about.

also, female people can spit on a grave without making ourselves extra vulnerable to assault, not the same can be said for some other verbs we could indulge in there.


If you want to do those other things on his grave I will personally stand guard over you with a mean dog and a shotgun
 
3 days ago  
Such a treasonous frothing slug that thing is.

Anyone still supporting it after having American soldiers killed by Russians is just as much a traitor.

And don't say the Russians didn't kill anyone. They paid for a hit, so just like the mob boss, they are just as guilty.

What disgusting thing let them get away with that?

The giant frothing slug of disease and hatred, that's what.
 
3 days ago  

anuran: luna1580: dionysusaur: luna1580: may i live long enough to spit on his grave.

Wrong verb.

i think not.

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-full disclosure- i've not chosen to watch this film, in any of its incarnations. but i know what the hell it is about.

also, female people can spit on a grave without making ourselves extra vulnerable to assault, not the same can be said for some other verbs we could indulge in there.

If you want to do those other things on his grave I will personally stand guard over you with a mean dog and a shotgun


thank you!
 
3 days ago  

pxlboy: vudukungfu: Treason.
Try him.
Convict him.
Hang his as the law commands

I'm against the death penalty, except in cases of treason like this where American citizens are harmed or killed. Part of me thinks, "Hey, execution would be getting off easy; jail would be appropriate." And then I realize how much it would terrify him and anyone else sentenced along with him (a la Nuremburg), and I'm okay with it.

If he is tried and executed, I think hanging would be the way to go. Also, air that shiat during primetime. He needs to be made an example of.



I am against the death penalty, but can see making an exception, just this once
 
3 days ago  

Rwa2play: thorpe: This is the most damning article yet, and they're still in the early stages of investigating these bounty killings. I expect the Post to keep digging and to run more stories on this for the forseeable future. They're not going to let go of this one and neither are voters.

Hey remember when Trump's sycophants were trying to fark over Bezos over his divorce?

Betcha Bezos remembers...


I don't think Bezos has much to do with what the Post runs. I think there's a separate greenlit thread on the Post today explaining who does.
 
3 days ago  
Really hope this gets greenlit.
 
3 days ago  

anuran: luna1580: dionysusaur: luna1580: may i live long enough to spit on his grave.

Wrong verb.

i think not.

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-full disclosure- i've not chosen to watch this film, in any of its incarnations. but i know what the hell it is about.

also, female people can spit on a grave without making ourselves extra vulnerable to assault, not the same can be said for some other verbs we could indulge in there.

If you want to do those other things on his grave I will personally stand guard over you with a mean dog and a shotgun


Turn around.. I can't go when you watch  >_>
 
3 days ago  
The story keeps growing.

From AP

https://twitter.com/JimLaPorta/status​/​1277443509415444482?s=19

I have some new reporting out this evening on the classified intelligence assessment regarding Russian bounties. The intelligence community is looking into an April 2019 attack on an American convoy that killed three #Marines - here's the story at @AP https://t.co/haQhLW8JtF https://t.co/wnq3oDomJQ
 
3 days ago  
 
3 days ago  

eurotrader: JulieAzel626: In the past few days there seems to be some growing "inside the beltway" talk of Trump either dropping out of running for reelection in 2020, and/or resigning from office.

I don't know if this is wishful thinking on the GOP's/RNC's part hoping to save down ballot races, and/or the growing Russian bounty story is "the one" that finally presents very real danger and consequences for the republican party.

The gop has a few people that understand there is going to be over 300k dead Americans because of trump's incompetence and republicans enabling idiocy. Making Donnie a scape goat if he resigned could kinda work. If he resigned betting NY state would bring charges and arrest him before November.


Understand? They are ecstatic. The dead are primarily elderly and minorities, and voter registration has plummeted. It's the GOP wet dream.
 
3 days ago  

ultradeeg: coffeetime: If only tRump would do the honorable thing...

Oops!  What am I thinking?  Those two words have never, nor can ever, be in the same sentence.

Seppuku?


Yeah, right! As if Trump could figure out those complicated math puzzles!
 
3 days ago  
Donnie has the distinction of being guilty of treason for this, and sedition for undermining the functions of legal government to put the public in danger. Again and again.

And we warned y'all motherf*ckers.
 
3 days ago  

ultradeeg: coffeetime: If only tRump would do the honorable thing...

Oops!  What am I thinking?  Those two words have never, nor can ever, be in the same sentence.

Seppuku?


That game with the numbers? What does that have to do with anything?
 
3 days ago  
Seppuku = Ritual suicide
Sudoku = A logic-based game with numbers
Harakiri = White people translating "belly cutting". verbiage not used in Japan.
 
3 days ago  

ultradeeg: Seppuku = Ritual suicide
Sudoku = A logic-based game with numbers
Harakiri = White people translating "belly cutting". verbiage not used in Japan.


Sorry, but you have some of those backwards.

Seppaku is the crossword puzzle where the numbers line up

Sudoku is when you kill yourself with a sword, as in "commit sudoku."

Harry Carey (check your spelling mate) was the announcer for the Cubs and was definitely broadcast in Japan. Don't know how you messed that up.
 
3 days ago  

pkjun: ultradeeg: Seppuku = Ritual suicide
Sudoku = A logic-based game with numbers
Harakiri = White people translating "belly cutting". verbiage not used in Japan.

Sorry, but you have some of those backwards.

Seppaku is the crossword puzzle where the numbers line up

Sudoku is when you kill yourself with a sword, as in "commit sudoku."

Harry Carey (check your spelling mate) was the announcer for the Cubs and was definitely broadcast in Japan. Don't know how you messed that up.


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Retailer of soft furnishings.
 
3 days ago  
Time for Bunker Biatch to do his best Budd Dwyer impression. Live. On every major network. It's the only way our country can be cleansed of the sin of his existence.
 
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