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Fri Jun 21, 2019, 08:11 PM

It's a Sad State of Affairs When the President is Accused of Rape & It's Not the Lead News Story

How far we have fallen.

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Reply It's a Sad State of Affairs When the President is Accused of Rape & It's Not the Lead News Story (Original post)
dlk Jun 2019 OP
JoeOtterbein Jun 2019 #1
live love laugh Jun 2019 #19
JoeOtterbein Jun 2019 #20
live love laugh Jun 2019 #21
JoeOtterbein Jun 2019 #26
sop Jun 2019 #29
live love laugh Jun 2019 #30
JoeOtterbein Jun 2019 #32
live love laugh Jun 2019 #45
JoeOtterbein Jun 2019 #47
Frustratedlady Jun 2019 #2
BigmanPigman Jun 2019 #3
dlk Jun 2019 #4
at140 Jun 2019 #36
dlk Jun 2019 #40
at140 Jun 2019 #56
dlk Jun 2019 #57
at140 Jun 2019 #58
duforsure Jun 2019 #53
mopinko Jun 2019 #5
dlk Jun 2019 #10
enough Jun 2019 #6
dalton99a Jun 2019 #7
enough Jun 2019 #8
bluestarone Jun 2019 #9
dlk Jun 2019 #11
unblock Jun 2019 #12
Mr.Bill Jun 2019 #24
unblock Jun 2019 #48
AncientGeezer Jun 2019 #44
unblock Jun 2019 #49
Shaddox Jun 2019 #13
JustAnotherGen Jun 2019 #14
barbtries Jun 2019 #15
Raine Jun 2019 #38
barbtries Jun 2019 #46
hunter Jun 2019 #16
UTUSN Jun 2019 #17
NRaleighLiberal Jun 2019 #18
JoeOtterbein Jun 2019 #23
bdamomma Jun 2019 #28
book_worm Jun 2019 #22
JoeOtterbein Jun 2019 #25
KY_EnviroGuy Jun 2019 #27
dlk Jun 2019 #31
JoeOtterbein Jun 2019 #34
mainstreetonce Jun 2019 #33
JoeOtterbein Jun 2019 #35
dlk Jun 2019 #37
certainot Jun 2019 #39
dlk Jun 2019 #41
certainot Jun 2019 #42
dlk Jun 2019 #43
certainot Jun 2019 #50
dlk Jun 2019 #51
mainstreetonce Jun 2019 #54
padah513 Jun 2019 #52
dlk Jun 2019 #55

Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 08:14 PM

1. If the Dems don't pile on this story, we will lose in 2020.

We can't expect the media to care any more than Dem leaders. Now is the time to show their stuff.

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Response to JoeOtterbein (Reply #1)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:21 PM

19. What do you mean by pile on?

The media edits and minimizes the Democratic messaging constantly.

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Response to live love laugh (Reply #19)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:22 PM

20. Trump is a brutal, violent rapist.

What else do we need?

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Response to JoeOtterbein (Reply #20)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:23 PM

21. That may be true but what do you mean by pile on? nt

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Response to live love laugh (Reply #21)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:27 PM

26. Repeat the words:

Trump is a Brutal, Violent Rapist.

A perfect description with at least a kernel of truth.

It's what repugs do all the time.

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Response to JoeOtterbein (Reply #26)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:32 PM

29. The same way they've piled on Biden for his Senator Eastland "boy" comments

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Response to JoeOtterbein (Reply #26)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:33 PM

30. Okay I repeated the words "brutal, violent rapist" Now what?

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Response to live love laugh (Reply #30)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:37 PM

32. Use it over and over. No matter what it takes.

Now use your power to speak it out loud:

Trump is an Evil, Brutal, Violent, Rapist.

Believe me it will garner attention if you believe it is true!

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Response to JoeOtterbein (Reply #32)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 11:29 PM

45. I believe there's lots of room for better messaging

but recognizing that there are constraints and limitations when it comes to access is important too.

Just because I say “it” doesn’t mean that the opposition-owned media will broadcast it. And that they don’t broadcast it or edit or limit what is said doesn’t make the message or messenger wrong, or weak.

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Response to live love laugh (Reply #45)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 11:39 PM

47. Please keep fighting!

We need everyone! Please.

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 08:17 PM

2. That's what happens when you dumb down society...at least a good percentage of it.

How many more are in the wings? Most, we'll never hear about, but he doesn't know which ones will step forward. Seems the only time he's concerned is when he's running for POTUS.

Melania must have one hell of a good pre-nup to put up with all these women stepping forward.

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 08:19 PM

3. Think about how long it will take to climb out of this

shithole that he has put the country in. I ran a DU poll a few weeks ago and 2/3 of those who replied said that it will take over 30 years to get back to normal. One third voted for less than 5 years for a return to normalcy. I think it realistically will be 30+.

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 08:22 PM

4. Trump is a Sexual Predator. I Wouldn't Be Surprised if There Were Many More Women

I also wouldn’t be surprised if the Russian blackmail videos are of Trump raping women, maybe sex workers, maybe underaged girls from his beauty pageant. If ever a man belonged behind bars...

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Response to dlk (Reply #4)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:45 PM

36. without doubt Dotard is a vile person

however do not under-estimate the power of wealth to attract women. Do you think for a minute if Trump had a school teacher's income, Melania would have married him? Or for that matter his previous wives who were all attractive women.

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Response to at140 (Reply #36)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 11:01 PM

40. True or Not, They Didn't "Ask for It"

The world is a very unfair place. Yet, women get blamed for anything awful a rich man does to them. They are called gold diggers and worse. What are the men who lie, cheat, steal and kill to get rich? There isn’t even a similar perjorative word for it.

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Response to dlk (Reply #40)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 01:17 PM

56. Remember Harvey Weinstein ?

He was fat, ugly, unshaven and fairly old. How many young & beautiful females he was able to molest?
It was all about money the females were after via careers in Hollywood.

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Response to at140 (Reply #56)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 03:28 PM

57. Don't Blame the Women for a Misogynistic System

Women who who want a better job and a better life don’t deserve to be abused or raped, no matter how beautiful they are and how ugly the man may be.

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Response to dlk (Reply #57)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 03:54 PM

58. Agree that women are not to blame

That is not the point.
The point is rich & powerful men attract lot of beautiful & young females.

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Response to dlk (Reply #4)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 06:44 AM

53. I agree

And his pattern doing this is very clear he is a violent predator of women, and unless she was going to do something about what happened to her, she's allowing this pattern to continue to other women. Very disappointed she won't get rape charges against him going, and others should come out now and drag his ass to court , and have him put under oath . Putin knows what his weaknesses are , and you can bet he has him on tape hurting , and raping girls. Something that also stood out is this woman gives advice, and she can't be taken as credible doing that anymore if she refuses to stand up to a man after this happened to her. What kind of message does that send to other women.

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 08:37 PM

5. chris hayes just pounded it, and she is coming up on lawrence.

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Response to mopinko (Reply #5)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 08:42 PM

10. I've Been Watching Chris' Show

What about the other major media outlets?

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 08:39 PM

7. Trump is a serial rapist and a serial arsonist.

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 08:39 PM

8. Why would this rape accusation against Trump have any more impact than all the others? NT

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 08:39 PM

9. Is there statute of limitations?

I really really hope not! LOCK HIM UP!

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Response to bluestarone (Reply #9)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 08:44 PM

11. There Isn't a Statute of Limitations in NY for Rape

Just when you think Trump couldn’t get any more disgusting...

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 08:44 PM

12. Clinton was impeached for consensual non-intercourse

Donald the rapist has non-consensual intercourse and nothing will come of it.

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Response to unblock (Reply #12)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:25 PM

24. That's not what Clinton was impeached for.

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Response to Mr.Bill (Reply #24)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 11:52 PM

48. Yeah, I should have just said he caught way more crap than Donnie ever will....

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Response to unblock (Reply #12)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 11:21 PM

44. No he wasn't

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Response to AncientGeezer (Reply #44)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 11:53 PM

49. Right, but the point stands.

Donnie will pay far less of a price than Clinton for a far worse offense.

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 08:53 PM

13. Again, welcome to your times America. You fucked up.

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 08:54 PM

14. It's literally

The M.O. He told Billy Bush. Lying on Telemundo that Obama separated children. Taking America to the brink of war.

This is why I have zero patience for any attacks on Democratic candidates.

We have to Fucking WIN.

Don't kill the dog to get the puppy.

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 09:40 PM

15. people are being tortured and it doesn't lead the news.

maybe today it did, I don't know because i needed a news free day because of what's going on.

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Response to barbtries (Reply #15)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:53 PM

38. Global climate change doesn't lead the news either

the situation gets more dire every day but not only does it not lead it rarely gets a mention at all. And no people being tortured wasn't on the news as a lead today or at all either.

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Response to Raine (Reply #38)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 11:37 PM

46. right.

trump's tweets. that leads the news.

right now the people at the border have me feeling pretty overwrought. but yes, climate change. and more and more.

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 09:49 PM

16. Old news?

Everyone knows our president is a pussy-grabbing rapist.

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 09:50 PM

17. K&R

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 09:59 PM

18. Much of America is in an apathetic fog of bad TV and social networking

We are on the decline, for sure - but not just America - human beings as a species. And we deserve whatever will happen.

No more critical thinking going on - just glomming into our bubbles of agreement, brainwashed, pretty pathetic really.

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #18)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:24 PM

23. One instinct all men have is to "protect our" families.

Use it or lose it!

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Response to NRaleighLiberal (Reply #18)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:31 PM

28. Very pathetic

fascists are moving with their agenda and we are not. The election won't save us, we need impeachment inquiry now.

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:23 PM

22. If it were Clinton or some other Dem president they would be on this story

every day--but once again a GOP president gets a pass.

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Response to book_worm (Reply #22)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:25 PM

25. Why should the media care if the Dems don't care much? nt

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:29 PM

27. American media has a deep fear of Republican retribution.

In addition, most boards of directors are probably loaded with profit-hungry right-wingers.

I believe most adhere to Reagan's 11th Commandment.

Could not find front-page coverage on the three main U.S. news network's internet sites. We might note that a quick scan of media outlets around the globe found several front-page mentions in Europe, at least one in India, but none in Asia.

Most news outlets around the globe today are saturated with coverage of the Trump-created Iran crisis....

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Response to KY_EnviroGuy (Reply #27)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:34 PM

31. Yes, Republicans are Vindictive to a Pathological Degree

When people have no conscience, they can do anything.

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Response to dlk (Reply #31)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:41 PM

34. Repugs are still a political party. No matter. If they are evil enough to "do anything"

we must strike now! Violent Rape is the worst ever.

Use it. And everything we can throw at Trump.

Or lose to them again if we are not perceived to be fighters.

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:39 PM

33. Because she is selling a book

She will do more TV shows I think.

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Response to mainstreetonce (Reply #33)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:42 PM

35. I would too! nt

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Response to mainstreetonce (Reply #33)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:51 PM

37. I Watched E. Jean Carroll on Lawrence O'Donnell

She was very credible. What was so striking was the obvious pain she is still experiencing, even after so many years. If you have ever known a woman who has been raped, you would see it. Joyce Vance was the next guest and she made it clear, Carroll was very credible and exhibited behaviors common with of rape survivors. BTW, no one makes snarky comments about men writers wanting to sell books.

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Response to dlk (Reply #37)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 10:54 PM

39. great interview

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Response to certainot (Reply #39)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 11:04 PM

41. It Broke My Heart to Watch Her

Yet Trump will, no doubt, get a pass.

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Response to dlk (Reply #41)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 11:10 PM

42. it was riveting. and she still has the dress.

i don't know how long the dna evidence lasts or if a defense team could say it was faked, but it could create real fear for trump

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Response to certainot (Reply #42)

Fri Jun 21, 2019, 11:19 PM

43. She Has No Doubt Already Started Receiving Death Threats from the Trumpers

I hope she stays safe.

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Response to dlk (Reply #43)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 12:12 AM

50. so, will limbaugh amp up the death threats on monday?

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Response to certainot (Reply #50)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 12:21 AM

51. No Telling

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Response to mainstreetonce (Reply #33)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 08:17 AM

54. I hope she gets to do the View

And Kimmel and Colbert and the Today show.

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Response to dlk (Original post)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 03:15 AM

52. Kornaci(sp?) spent all of two minutes on the story

But he talked about Biden for fifteen or twenty. He spent more time on the Mannafort/Hannity connection than on Trump.

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Response to padah513 (Reply #52)

Sat Jun 22, 2019, 10:07 AM

55. Priorities...

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