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Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:45 AM

 

Tom Friedman on MJ: "The biggest threat to democracy is in the oval office. He is a truly disturbed

man. If this were any fortune 500 company, the board of directors would have thrown him out. In this case, the Republican party is the board of directors. This is very disturbing..." Said we are beyond code red.

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Reply Tom Friedman on MJ: "The biggest threat to democracy is in the oval office. He is a truly disturbed (Original post)
poboy2 Apr 2018 OP
lapfog_1 Apr 2018 #1
poboy2 Apr 2018 #2
Vinca Apr 2018 #3
Botany Apr 2018 #5
KewlKat Apr 2018 #13
forgotmylogin Apr 2018 #17
unblock Apr 2018 #18
Skittles Apr 2018 #40
KPN Apr 2018 #20
Fred Sanders Apr 2018 #26
cilla4progress Apr 2018 #28
KPN Apr 2018 #30
poboy2 Apr 2018 #31
Vinca Apr 2018 #35
pazzyanne Apr 2018 #14
ProfessorGAC Apr 2018 #23
pazzyanne Apr 2018 #29
muriel_volestrangler Apr 2018 #37
Nitram Apr 2018 #15
KPN Apr 2018 #19
GoCubsGo Apr 2018 #4
poboy2 Apr 2018 #34
GoCubsGo Apr 2018 #36
PearliePoo2 Apr 2018 #6
PearliePoo2 Apr 2018 #7
poboy2 Apr 2018 #32
yardwork Apr 2018 #8
PJMcK Apr 2018 #10
sandensea Apr 2018 #9
Wednesdays Apr 2018 #11
poboy2 Apr 2018 #38
Wednesdays Apr 2018 #41
Demonaut Apr 2018 #12
ck4829 Apr 2018 #16
KG Apr 2018 #21
onecent Apr 2018 #22
Spider Jerusalem Apr 2018 #24
First Speaker Apr 2018 #25
honest.abe Apr 2018 #27
poboy2 Apr 2018 #33
honest.abe Apr 2018 #39

Response to poboy2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:48 AM

1. Speaking on the economy

he said "We are in a car with no bumper(s) and no spare tire and Donald Trump is behind the wheel"

YUP.

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Response to lapfog_1 (Reply #1)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:51 AM

2. Yes, thank you for the addition. -nt

 

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Response to poboy2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:51 AM

3. If the past few days don't convince people Trump is batshit crazy, they're as bad off as he is.

I mean . . . who doesn't talk military funding to 4 year olds?

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Response to Vinca (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:01 AM

5. Speaking of batshit crazy .... I just read this tweet

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Response to Botany (Reply #5)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:56 AM

13. whats with the cheatin Obama comment?

Anyone know?

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Response to KewlKat (Reply #13)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 08:49 AM

17. Perhaps a catch-all whim?

I mean Obama "cheated" the country by becoming President as a non-citizen and presiding over 8 years of prosperity and hope and decency despite being an immigrant Muslim black man...you know, that kind of cheating.

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Response to KewlKat (Reply #13)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 08:54 AM

18. projection, as usual

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Response to KewlKat (Reply #13)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 08:16 PM

40. it kills him that Obama's success suprassed Donald's in EVERY way

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Response to Botany (Reply #5)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 09:20 AM

20. The treasonous bastard is playing to his base out of fear of Mueller. He'd sooner

ignite a chaotic civil war than "Make America Great Again" by resigning in the face of criminal proceedings against him let alone impeachment.

Why do I have this shame provoking hope that someone actually takes this guy out? There should be no shame in it.

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Response to KPN (Reply #20)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 10:11 AM

26. Hasn't mentioned the stock market lately to his cult....but fascist Rasmussen to the rescue.

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Response to KPN (Reply #20)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 10:26 AM

28. Maybe Putin will smear a little somethin' somethin'

on the White House door knob..

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Response to cilla4progress (Reply #28)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 10:55 AM

30. Wouldn't that be a fitting end.

One can only hope -- that it also gets Pence and a few others.

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Response to KPN (Reply #20)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 11:05 AM

31. No shame. I don't think we have until Nov. I think he does something (war) before then. -nt

 

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Response to Botany (Reply #5)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 12:08 PM

35. That really is nuts. A few minutes ago he brought up Hillary Clinton again in one of his impromptu

"you must really love me I'm so wonderful" press conferences. This will go down as the most bizarre episode in American history.

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Response to Vinca (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 08:07 AM

14. Oh, I don't know.

I read this weekend where they have 2, 3, and 4 year old children and up defending themselves without parents or lawyers present in immigration court. One of the judicial administrators maintains that these children understand everything perfectly if you just take the necessary time with them. That he has taught immigration law to these children and they do understand it. WTH! Link to article below:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/can-a-3-year-old-represent-herself-in-immigration-court-this-judge-thinks-so/2016/03/03/5be59a32-db25-11e5-925f-1d10062cc82d_story.html?utm_term=.7a41ed9dc90c

Sorry, not exactly on topic but this does show how out of touch tRump and his cretins are with real life.

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Response to pazzyanne (Reply #14)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 10:01 AM

23. John Oliver Did A Piece On This, Too

Dreadful, isn't it?

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Response to ProfessorGAC (Reply #23)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 10:54 AM

29. It certainly doesn't reflect common sense on the part of the justice system.

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Response to pazzyanne (Reply #14)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 01:25 PM

37. Holy fuck. That could be the worst thing I've read about the regime so far.

It's not Trump talking bullshit when going off script in a speech, or in a tweet that he'll change his mind about in a few minutes. It's a trained judge, in sworn testimony. Either he is, as you say, completely out of touch with real life (out of touch in the way that someone held in solitary confinement from the age of 12 to 52 would be), or he cares so little for the rule of law or thinks the gullibility of Trump's supporters is so high that he can say any bullshit he feels like, under oath, to achieve the aims of a xenophobic regime.

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Response to Vinca (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 08:23 AM

15. At an Easter Egg roll!!!!

This is the DU member formerly known as Nitram.

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Response to Vinca (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 09:11 AM

19. Well, Kim Jong-un makes a practise of it.

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Response to poboy2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 06:51 AM

4. We have been beyond code red for many, many months.

But, I'm glad Friedman is finally noticing.

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Response to GoCubsGo (Reply #4)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 11:15 AM

34. He actually wrote an article a few weeks back stating it was a CODE RED situation.

 

Today he was asked how does he feel 6 weeks beyond that. So he is saying it is beyond code red at the moment.
He was very distraught the R's were not doing anything.

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Response to poboy2 (Reply #34)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 12:11 PM

36. Still a day late and a dollar short.

This shit has been going on for well over a year.

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Response to poboy2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:03 AM

6. That was one hell of an interview! When Tom was answering the panel's questions...


you could have heard a pin drop.

A sober and riveting assessment is an understatement.

K&R

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Response to poboy2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:13 AM

7. Tom's interview should be required viewing. It's a frightening and realistic assessment.


I hope the video clip gets picked up by outlets everywhere and goes viral.

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Response to PearliePoo2 (Reply #7)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 11:06 AM

32. Yes. I don't think we have until Nov.-nt

 

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Response to poboy2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:43 AM

8. And so? What are they going to do about it?

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Response to yardwork (Reply #8)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:52 AM

10. Right? (n/t)

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Response to poboy2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:43 AM

9. This would be more like the Hudsucker Proxy

This of course was the boardroom comedy where Paul Newman plays a chairman of a major corporate board, whose board members (including himself) plot to deliberately crash the stock price in order to buy up a controlling share for cheap.

Same idea - but without the great acting (of course though: with the GOP base, you don't really have to).

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Response to poboy2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:55 AM

11. Full video link

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Response to Wednesdays (Reply #11)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 01:29 PM

38. Thank you, but it has been removed. -nt

 

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Response to poboy2 (Reply #38)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 10:18 PM

41. Yeah, probably violated YouTube's TOS

Copyright reasons.

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Response to poboy2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 07:55 AM

12. fuck friedman....suck on this

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Response to poboy2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 08:45 AM

16. It's not *in* the Oval Office, it *is* the Oval Office

We're supposed to have guards against this insanity, if they're not working, then they're a part of the problem too.

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Response to poboy2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 09:30 AM

21. Piss on tom freidman anyway

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Response to poboy2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 09:56 AM

22. Why does the Dotard have such a hated for Obama and Hillary????

Dotard is not doing anything HE SAID HE WOULD DO if he was chosen...

I don't like the fact thatt Putin is coming to the White house.....
he can take him to his gold room in NYC.....

but the white house should not have him there....



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Response to poboy2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 10:03 AM

24. Tom Friedman, eh? Well, stopped clocks, etc (n/t)

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Response to poboy2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 10:05 AM

25. Fuck the Republican Party. It's a conspiracy of treason.

...there are no more "good Republicans". Not at this point.

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Response to poboy2 (Original post)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 10:15 AM

27. More people in a position of influence need to be saying this.

We are in a crisis here. A madman is sitting in the WH. It's way beyond making jokes and laughing at his antics. This man needs to be removed.

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Response to honest.abe (Reply #27)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 11:07 AM

33. I don't think we have until Nov.-nt

 

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Response to poboy2 (Reply #33)

Tue Apr 3, 2018, 04:51 PM

39. Indeed. Tomorrow would not be too soon.

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