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Name: Miles Archer
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Hometown: Hamilton Massachusetts
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Current location: Nevada
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"Right there in the middle of 5th Avenue"

By Jay Bookman
Opinion: Right there in the middle of 5th Avenue
April 20, 2018



https://politics.myajc.com/blog/jay-bookman/opinion-right-there-the-middle-5th-avenue/9FjZnFT2c5Yv5qoGJzwlXP/

By JESS KIDDEN

WASHINGTON -- Congressional Republicans and conservative leaders rallied around President Trump Friday, attempting to minimize political damage after Trump shot down a man in the middle of Fifth Avenue in New York City.

“I’m not going to put myself in the position of having to respond to every presidential shooting,” House Speaker Paul Ryan said in a hastily called press conference at the Capitol, surrounded by members of his leadership team. “I just happen to think it’s important to keep our focus where it belongs, on enacting a conservative, pro-growth agenda that regular Americans care about, such as tax cuts for the rich and the repeal of Medicare.”

Privately, however, at least some Republican members expressed concern about the long-term political impact of such incidents, especially with midterms looming in less than seven months.

“I think that each elected Republican has to make a series of decisions, day in and day out, about whether they find the president's conduct acceptable and to what extent it's appropriate to work with him,” as one frustrated GOP congressman put it, demanding anonymity so he could speak freely. “This shooting is fine for Trump -- he’s not on the ballot this fall -- but he’s putting the rest of us in a really tough position.”

4/22/18: Mindy Zimmerman wins the Internet in response to Trump's Matalin "Die Happy" tweet

Donald J. Trump

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“I can die happy now with Trump Job performance,” stated Mary Matalin. “A great overall President, stunning!” Thank you Mary.

7:06 AM - 22 Apr 2018

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/988056354567917568


Sathish Baradwaj

@BaradwajSathish

Replying to @realDonaldTrump

Have faith in him he has brought back the Glory.

7:09 AM - 22 Apr 2018


Mindy Zimmerman

@MindyLou72

Replying to @BaradwajSathish @realDonaldTrump

Glory hole maybe....

9:33 AM - 22 Apr 2018

Guitar Center reportedly facing "imminent bankruptcy"

Guitar Center, the largest chain of music equipment stores in the U.S., is reportedly facing “imminent bankruptcy." Digital Music News said that financial service firm Standard & Poor’s recently downgraded the business to CCC– status, indicating that a default event is expected in the near future.

With 269 stores across the nation, Guitar Center has a history stretching back to 1959, when it began as Organ Center then The Vox Center before a final name change in the ‘70s. Despite dismissing 180 employees in 2015, it’s carrying a debt of over $1 billion and narrowly avoided defaulting on repayments this month, which led to the downgrade. Another financial service company, Moody’s, warned investors: “The rating outlook remains negative.”

The crisis follows similar problems at Gibson Brands, Inc, the manufacturer of Gibson guitars. Earlier this year it emerged that urgent reconstruction was required to avoid its collapse. Last month it was reported that $560 million was needed to cover debt repayments by the summer, following a round of staff layoffs, and investors were pressuring CEO Henry Juszkiewicz to step aside in favor of a new management structure.

In an earlier interview, Juszkiewicz had argued that guitar businesses had struggled to recover from the 2008 financial crash, and said he’d been trying to persuade guitar stores to modernize their offerings. “I’ve been arguing with retailers for a long time that you have to be a place where [customers] can sit and take in the store, and be a destination that is friendly. If you walk into most music stores, there's nowhere to sit. Give me a break! Most stores aren't comfortable places. … t’s all about making the customer feel welcome, and helping them out by being knowledgeable. That's what the industry needs, because it doesn't have it. We have to get people involved in music, and offer them a helping hand.”

http://ultimateclassicrock.com/guitar-center-imminent-bankrupcty/

Conway refuses to say why Trump tweeted about "flipping" Cohen if the president is innocent

This morning, Trump once again stamps his tiny, bone spur-ridden feet over Sleepy Eyes Chuck Todd

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Sleepy Eyes Chuck Todd of Fake News NBC just stated that we have given up so much in our negotiations with North Korea, and they have given up nothing. Wow, we haven’t given up anything & they have agreed to denuclearization (so great for World), site closure, & no more testing!

5:50 AM - 22 Apr 2018

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/988037292932653056

Donald J. Trump

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....We are a long way from conclusion on North Korea, maybe things will work out, and maybe they won’t - only time will tell....But the work I am doing now should have been done a long time ago!

6:02 AM - 22 Apr 2018

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/988040227167064064

Nunes goes full-on Captain Queeg, shows his stench-filled fear of the Blue Wave

The OPTICS of a sitting President marking the passing of a former First Lady by playing GOLF

Exactly the kind of behavior I'd expect from a guy who was out screwing porn stars and Playmates while his wives carried and cared for his children.



Trump went golfing during Barbara Bush’s funeral — here’s just how much golf he’s played compared to Obama

https://www.rawstory.com/2018/04/trump-went-golfing-barbara-bushs-funeral-heres-just-much-golf-hes-played-compared-obama/


Nicolle Wallace throws shade at Trump, enjoying his "beautiful day" at Mar-a-Lago

WH spokesperson says Trump is sticking his snout in the Cohen mess because he's "a fighter"

Avenatti works an EXTREME, disturbing pimp angle on the Trump / Cohen "relationship."

Michael Avenatti

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My Dear Friend: Don’t you remember how I demeaned you to others and made you look like a fool? How I always over-charged you for the real estate? How I never defended you? How I abandoned you when I won and blew you off? Now that is true love Michael, and you know it! Now shush.

6:38 AM - 21 Apr 2018

https://twitter.com/MichaelAvenatti/status/987687032439717889

Michael Avenatti

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As I predicted, panic has set in at the WH. So much so, that we now have bogus tweets aimed at kissing Mr. Cohen's a** and giving him a false sense of security and friendship with the hope that he doesn't tell the truth and bring the house of cards down. Too little too late.

6:13 AM - 21 Apr 2018

https://twitter.com/MichaelAvenatti/status/987680650055438337
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