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56. More than 45, this insanity rests *entirely* on the Republican Party.
Tue Jun 4, 2019, 08:13 PM
Jun 2019

It was the GOP that wanted him, and they defend him to the hilt, even in the face of overt law-breaking, and a general attitude of lawlessness.

Republicans have put party over country, and they’d be happy as pigs in shit if their one-party rule never ended. THEY ARE THE ENEMIES OF DEMOCRACY, and need to be voted OUT.

It will take some time and serious resolve, as Republicans have never taken a break from their compulsive power accumulation, in small offices and large. They’ve been chipping away at bedrock American principles since Richard Nixon’s presidency.

I’ve been a proud Democrat since age 21 (couldn’t vote in a general election until age 23), and in all that time, I’ve realized that Democrats’ major weakness is long-standing: EXPECTATIONS.

Expectations of fair play, transparency, adherence to the law, truthfulness, inclusion, mutual cooperation, etc. Conversely, Republicans want none of this, It’s all-or-nothing with them. There is no gambit, no ploy, no smear, no false accusation that’s too low for them. They are long-standing, masterful practitioners of garbage politics. And sadly, it’s often effective.

Republicans in 2019 are to America as the Nazis were to Germany in 1933; sad to say, there’s no hyperbole in that statement. And that’s why impeachment proceedings NOW are a must, as a free and fair 2020 election (and its aftermath) isn’t a sure thing with the current configuration of power in Washington and Moscow.

Hmmmm ... yep, I was thinking similar earlier today, basically tRump does what he damn well pleases RKP5637 Jun 2019 #1
I forgot something that is important. shockey80 Jun 2019 #2
Yep. During Mueller period he placed his chess Laura PourMeADrink Jun 2019 #29
Actually, many report he's terrified. Pelosi wanting him in prison, Hortensis Jun 2019 #86
Well USA, it was a great run but all great things end eventually. Still In Wisconsin Jun 2019 #3
hey, on the bright side, it won't last long anarch Jun 2019 #16
Honestly I think they believe that they could just buy their way out of the effects of CC. Still In Wisconsin Jun 2019 #17
Even the bodies of the dead, the soylent green sources, will run out. erronis Jun 2019 #19
Hicks is turning over documents to Congress NewJeffCT Jun 2019 #4
Will she testify? shockey80 Jun 2019 #5
SOME documents. Grasswire2 Jun 2019 #8
+1 Celerity Jun 2019 #14
He allowed her to turn over campaign docs Laura PourMeADrink Jun 2019 #32
It's otherwise called a Dictatorship. Eyeball_Kid Jun 2019 #6
The Democrats have scads of investigations, but no major Democrat is DemocracyMouse Jun 2019 #62
It doesn't help that both Nadler and Cummings are not in the best of health sop Jun 2019 #66
It doesn't have to be this way. Grasswire2 Jun 2019 #7
Agree Kitchari Jun 2019 #58
+1, there's no reason to think 2020 election will be more free and fair than 2016 uponit7771 Jun 2019 #80
I think you're right and he's being aided and abetted by Barr. Vinca Jun 2019 #9
Yes, we must get rid of him someway and FAST! BigmanPigman Jun 2019 #39
America isn't going down. No way. Chin music Jun 2019 #76
WHO is going to lock them up??? pangaia Jun 2019 #73
trump has learned NOBODY is gonna stop him so why not do what he wants? nt msongs Jun 2019 #10
This answers the question, "What does a narcissistic sociopath with unrestrained power do?" LastLiberal in PalmSprings Jun 2019 #13
Or "if I can kill one person in NYC" why can't I kill a million wherever I want? erronis Jun 2019 #21
I was thinking of the effect of one nuke in downtown Teheran LastLiberal in PalmSprings Jun 2019 #50
I will celebrate D-Day early by reading quotes - DDE and Franklin D Roosevelt.... asiliveandbreathe Jun 2019 #11
Amen. shockey80 Jun 2019 #12
Here's a great interview of DDE 20 years later if you haven't seen it, really worth watching Thekaspervote Jun 2019 #40
Thank you for that - I will watch .. asiliveandbreathe Jun 2019 #49
"They let me do anything..." Blue Owl Jun 2019 #15
No, you haven't. Bernardo de La Paz Jun 2019 #18
And we may find that justice happens after we vote his ass out Ilsa Jun 2019 #22
I sincerely hope you are right. It might be an epic struggle, however. erronis Jun 2019 #24
Yup. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Jun 2019 #25
Thank you! Thekaspervote Jun 2019 #27
As near as I can tell Bettie Jun 2019 #47
nor a significant portion of the legislative branch anarch Jun 2019 #53
At many critical junctures, it requires true educated-in-civics citizens to do the right thing Bernardo de La Paz Jun 2019 #54
I was hoping someone would tell me that I was wrong Bettie Jun 2019 #57
Nothing new. He's believed that for decades. TwilightZone Jun 2019 #20
Wrong - Mueller DID NOT set a precedent Auggie Jun 2019 #23
Yes he did. shockey80 Jun 2019 #28
It was never his order or job to indict. You are dead wrong. Auggie Jun 2019 #33
Wrong. Sessions set it. Barr upholds it. It is a RULE. Rules can be changed. Bernardo de La Paz Jun 2019 #41
You are wrong. former9thward Jun 2019 #74
The fact that it's only a rule is still a good point ... mr_lebowski Jun 2019 #77
Thanks. Great summary of the point. . . . nt Bernardo de La Paz Jun 2019 #88
Don't think it was meant in the legal sense Laura PourMeADrink Jun 2019 #34
Trump proves over and over that he does not like American or our way of government. world wide wally Jun 2019 #26
The orange ass is not who we are. SCVDem Jun 2019 #30
Trump always knew he was above the law, why do you think he is acting this way???? mgardener Jun 2019 #31
"the Republicans are cowards" FiveGoodMen Jun 2019 #42
Michael Wolff said Trump's been in litigation for the last 45 years sop Jun 2019 #69
Secure 2020 election!!! Laura PourMeADrink Jun 2019 #35
"I see Trump getting stronger by the day." LiberalLovinLug Jun 2019 #36
good points Locrian Jun 2019 #84
Your "concern" is noted Tarc Jun 2019 #37
His is false knowing. The Law is being adhered to while he sings like the grasshopper he is. ancianita Jun 2019 #38
This isn't on Mueller Dyedinthewoolliberal Jun 2019 #43
He has spent his life getting away with criminal activity Evergreen Emerald Jun 2019 #44
Gloom, despair, and resistance is futile! struggle4progress Jun 2019 #45
He's not above the law, as the recent decisions on Mazars & Deutsche Bank subpoenas show. CaptainTruth Jun 2019 #46
I see that the federal judge who watoos Jun 2019 #48
That was disappointing news. Turin_C3PO Jun 2019 #59
Pray for lightening The Wizard Jun 2019 #51
The founding fathers thought of everything but Trump Ohioboy Jun 2019 #52
it's not Trump... stillcool Jun 2019 #63
I agree. Ohioboy Jun 2019 #72
The way to make liars reveal themselves is to lie to them The Wizard Jun 2019 #55
More than 45, this insanity rests *entirely* on the Republican Party. VOX Jun 2019 #56
Great post. Turin_C3PO Jun 2019 #61
Republicans control 30 state legislatures and Democrats control 18... VOX Jun 2019 #64
We have our work cut out for us. Turin_C3PO Jun 2019 #65
Very true! VOX Jun 2019 #71
I'm sure we'll get a fabled state's rights opinion Buckeyeblue Jun 2019 #85
This is a GREAT post! Poiuyt Jun 2019 #67
A passionate Yes! to this post of yours. Outstanding. And I concur. n/t sprinkleeninow Jun 2019 #75
So correct about 1933, people think it's hyperbole ... It's not and it can happen here uponit7771 Jun 2019 #81
We need some of our Democratic candidates Kitchari Jun 2019 #60
I'm sure he does believe that. Turin_C3PO Jun 2019 #68
100% agree Ferrets are Cool Jun 2019 #70
All Mueller said was that his hands were currently tied by the DOJ which is led by Low Barr cstanleytech Jun 2019 #78
He also said he wouldn't testify outside of the report to congress uponit7771 Jun 2019 #82
I thought Trump blocked that by ordering Low Barr to refuse to comply with anything from Congress cstanleytech Jun 2019 #83
We put more hope in Mueller than we should have. Now he is the only hope to save the Republic if sarabelle Jun 2019 #79
These daily "sky is falling" posts really need at least ONE sentence of positivity. Is that too much hlthe2b Jun 2019 #87
Tomorrow, the sun will come out and the flowers will bloom. shockey80 Jun 2019 #89
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