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Creative types, help with suggestions for a monument...

Once the cowards and craven GOP opportunists acquit Trump by failing to convict on all articles of Impeachment, it will be absolutely imperative to create a monument to stand on the National Mall and name names and point out who is responsible for the attempted destruction of the Constitution.

The names are already known - Nunes (and his cow), McConnell, Graham, Gym Jordan, Kennedy, and the rest... I figure a design inspired by the Vietnam Memorial may be appropriate too...to tally the number of KIA for Ukraine, especially those killed in forward areas without adequate weapons or arms and also the number of dead to come in the tumultuous future they are seeding.

So what say you creative souls? I intend to start working on this project as soon as the impeachment vote to convict fails, so we have about a month or two to work with here...

Moscow Mitch's Nightmare scenario...

1) Trump is impeached.
2) Pressure builds as more and more articles are voted out...
3) GOP support for Trump evaporates.
4) Pence is also caught-up in Ukrainian corruption and dirty dealing for porfits.
5) Pence is also impeached before he can be seated as POTUS.
6) Pelosi ascends to POTUS
7) Thomas ends up failing health and leves SCOTUS
8) Pelosi immediately nominates Garland to his rightful seat.
9) RBG decides to retire under President Pelosi and is replaced with a 38 year old liberal woman.

Now, of course Moscow Mitch would try to block any SCOTUS appointments (even though he said THIS year that if an opening comes up, 'we would fill it')...and the calculus for removing Trump is entirely based on NEVER allowing President Pelosi to become reality...but damn would that be sweet retribution to the Republicans that sold their soul for 30 pieces of silver!

How to "fix" America in one move...

I have thought about dozens of things that could make America functional again as a governing concept...things like term limits, public funding of elections, public funded healthcare options, etc....but one thing can make it all moot over night.

A requirement that the Congress - House AND Senate - operate under a wealth cap - similar to the idea of a salary cap in sports terms, but in this case an overall Congressional mandate to reflect the distribution of wealth in the country through the make up of the Congress.

The chances of this happening? Absolutely ZERO...the power structure of this country would NEVER allow themselves to be removed from power in such a drastic and immediate way...but if the required congress had only 5% or fewer millionaires, there would be a whole new outlook on EVREYTHING the next day...

Translating Trumpanzee (an attempt to make sense of the senseless...)

An actual Trump response to a question about whether or not he cares that white nationalists (NEO-NAZIs and violent racists) find common cause with his words (followed by excerpts attempting to clarify or amplify the voices in his head:

It doesn’t concern me,because many people agree with me, and all I’m saying, they want to leave, they can leave now.


Translation: FUCK YOU...I hate all minorities and refuse to even say that they are equal to ME...no one is on my level, and really only the people that I am fleecing for membership dues at my clubs are even worth acknowledging...

It doesn’t say leave forever. It says leave, but what it says and what that, John, what that says is if they’re not happy with the United States, if they’re doing nothing but criticizing us all the time, you see these people walking down criticizing the United States...


Translation: I don't really care, do u? Wasn't is great when my super sexy, so totally in love with me because of ME and only ME (not my money or the spending she gets to do with other people's money on my grift) wore that to the border concentrati....er detention centers last year? God she is hot, almost as hot as my daughter, but we can't say that now...oh, yeah, those meddlesome brown women again...all I was saying is "love it or leave it", they would have totally been into me too in Vietnam era, probably too in love with Trump and my own VD-war to actually complain, but then, I mean, we all know that I am probably the best non-soldier maybe in the history of our country or even Western Civilization. But, yeah...love it or leave it and that means love Trump or get out.

we just hit the highest stock market in history. All of these incredible manufacturers that are in, these are great business people, they employ many people and we have workers with us too. They’re having the best year they’ve ever had. Can I say that, is that a correct statement?”


Translation: *(inner voice) Oh, shit. I am so bored with this question I have forgot what the fuck it was about in the first place...well, time to brag on Trump then...*
Yeah, so like Obama sucked and Trump is making this all happen as if the economy I inherited was the same as what Obama ran into back in 2009. Great, great great things are happening again in stocks and maybe I'm hearing bonds too, markets are great things and you may have heard Trump is causing the greatest market that anyone has ever even heard of...I am so awesome, so please bow down to me and make me feel loved for no payments for a change...

Look forward to your return good sir!

best wishes for speedy recovery

Why does the press allow this?

Trump today made a fool of himself further on the Charlottesville failures of himself and his administration, but the REAL story is the nonsense he spouts and NEVER gets challenged on from the press...


Josh Rogin

@joshrogin
Trump on Robert E. Lee: "Whether you like it or not, he was one of the great generals." Then claims active duty generals told him Lee was their "favorite general."

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8:44 AM - Apr 26, 2019

OK, so first off EVERYONE knows is a favorite trope of Trump's sick mind...right up there with literally everything he touches, talks about or is involved with being the "greatest/biggest of all-time, maybe perhaps in forever".

That is bad enough, but it is more of a verbal tic than an affront to the truth any more...we KNOW he is a pathological liar and narcissist, but the bolded part above is what bugs me more...

WHO are these "active duty generals"?
Will they confirm that they met with you to discuss Civil War generals and monuments?
Where are they stationed?
Do these "active generals" frequently converse with the President regarding non-military mission topics?
Did they offer this up to you or were you asking them leading questions?
Under what conversation did the President of the United States engage the generals of the people's army in spit-balling about Robert E. Lee, the Civil War and ranking of US generals in history?
Did any of them seem to be on the verge of secessionist reverence for the criminal Lee?
Who was their second favorite general - Stonewall Jackson, Benedict Arnold (ok...NOT a general, but you understand the question, right?)?
What was their position on Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan leadership and generals? (somewhat more contemporaneous concerns of note for an active duty to discuss and opine on for his Commander in Chief, no?

Challenge that bucket of pus to NAME NAMES when he lies like that, make him stammer, make him retreat, make him angry, make him look like the fool he is...STOP letting him say patently untrue things to your faces and then act like it was not a lie. 10,000+ lies in 2+ years and ZERO guts from the assembled "media". These people are lucky I am not their editor or boss, they'd be out on their asses and unemployable in the industry for being such hacks.

Yeah, biased media? What a load of shit...

ActBlue link for donations to Pete's campaign...

It is simple to get it online for now.
Donate here: https://secure.actblue.com/donate/duforpete

Well, this is refreshing...a place to come and NOT see silliness so soon in the cycle!

I have been nothing but impressed by Mayor Buttigieg in every appearance and interview I have seen to date, but the toxic infighting and craziness is starting to get me down lately.

Pete is the literal anti-Trump, we could not get a more stark contrast of qualification, quality, intelligence or empathy to present to the electorate than by nominating Pete for 2020.

I am really looking forward to the debates getting started and seeing this campaign develop over time!
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