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Old 01-26-2017, 06:45 AM   #31
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A serious question, what do Republican Senators think rises to an impeachable offense?
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Old 01-26-2017, 07:05 AM   #32
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Nothing, I'm betting. They'd rather keep an insane puppet than risk an unknown.
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Old 01-26-2017, 07:39 AM   #33
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A serious question, what do Republican Senators think rises to an impeachable offense?
Perjury in a trial where the accused is not found guilty?
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Old 01-26-2017, 07:44 AM   #34
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Only if it's the other team's guy.
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Old 01-26-2017, 08:14 AM   #35
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Only if it's the other team's guy.
That goes for both teams... both other teams. you know what I mean.
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Old 01-26-2017, 10:10 PM   #36
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A serious question, what do Republican Senators think rises to an impeachable offense?
Mr. Clod and I were talking about this tonight, and we came to the conclusion that the Republicans basically have the biggest Get Out of Jail Free card ever.

Trump can push for the most right-wing policies of their wildest dreams, and if the results are disastrous, they can say "it's not our fault, that was Trump." Anything they genuinely don't like, they can just let it die on the table without funding. If they do have to actively push back against something, they can outnumber him any time they want to, and they get to be heroes for going against their own guy for the good of the land.

If they hadn't won Congress, it would be a completely different balance of power. But as I'm pretty sure the saying goes, vote in one hand and shit in the other and see which one fills up faster...
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Old 01-27-2017, 01:00 AM   #37
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That there is brilliant.
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Old 01-27-2017, 08:28 AM   #38
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Mr. Clod and I were talking about this tonight, and we came to the conclusion that the Republicans basically have the biggest Get Out of Jail Free card ever.

Trump can push for the most right-wing policies of their wildest dreams, and if the results are disastrous, they can say "it's not our fault, that was Trump." Anything they genuinely don't like, they can just let it die on the table without funding. If they do have to actively push back against something, they can outnumber him any time they want to, and they get to be heroes for going against their own guy for the good of the land.

If they hadn't won Congress, it would be a completely different balance of power. But as I'm pretty sure the saying goes, vote in one hand and shit in the other and see which one fills up faster...
This seems likely.

For the other side, they need to figure out the difference between (bad) policy and criminality.
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Old 01-27-2017, 12:47 PM   #39
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From Cellar member Kirk's website...

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Let's talk about hypocrisy.

If you voted for Trump because of Hillary's email "problem" but are not upset that the Trump administration is using a private email server and unsecured phones, you are a hypocrite.

If you believe Jesus was a persecuted refugee fleeing Herod, but support the ban on Syrian refugees, you are a hypocrite.

If you believe life begins at conception, but support defunding the countries number one source of prenatal care, planned parenthood, you are a hypocrite.

If you believe the mainstream media lies but believe Trump when he spouts verifiable lies, you are a hypocrite.

If you dismiss the AP, Reuters or NPR as biased media but accept everything Fox news says, you are a hypocrite.

If you think all life is sacred, but do not support reasonable gun control, you are a hypocrite.

If you think children are the future, but support reducing funds for SNAP, you are a hypocrite.

If you believe in education, but dismiss evolution or climate change as hoaxes, you are a hypocrite.

If you believe in the sovereignty of the United States, but support forced incursions on Native American lands, you are a hypocrite.

If you believe that we need to drain the swamp of Washington but support Trump's cabinet picks, you are a hypocrite.

If you believe in the Constitution, but support indiscriminate detainment and torture, you are a hypocrite.

If you believe our troops lives have worth, but support Trump's claims to foreign countries natural resources, you are a hypocrite.

If you believe that unborn black babies lives matter, but black lives don't matter, you are a hypocrite.

If you believe that we deserve life, liberty and happiness, but support taking away healthcare from millions of Americans, you are a hypocrite.

If you believe that the practice of your religion is more important than the practice of no religion or a different religion, you are a hypocrite.

If you believe in equal rights under the law, but don't support marriage equality and non discrimination for LGBTQ Americans, you are a hypocrite.

If you are glad that California or New York do not decide national policy for you, but insist on forcing your red state policies on others, you are a hypocrite.

If you believe in the first amendment, but call people who peacefully protest the President as hooligans, you are a hypocrite.

If you are an American but think dissent is disrespectful, you are a hypocrite.

If you think that anything that has happened over the last week is normal or acceptable, then you have not been paying attention.
Certainly a leftist, maybe some libertarian, viewpoint. But I can agree with much of it.
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Old 01-27-2017, 02:49 PM   #40
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All the name-calling is why we have President Trump.



And nobody has learned this yet, so... just the eight more years
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Old 01-27-2017, 03:19 PM   #41
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Wouldn't it be weird if people were being told that other people are calling them names so often that they become indignant about something that isn't actually happening to them?
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All the name-calling is why we have President Trump.
And they're the ones who sneer at snowflakes who want safe spaces.
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Old 01-27-2017, 11:19 PM   #45
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All the name-calling is why we have President Trump.
[And nobody has learned this yet, so... just the eight more years
Shut up you bass thumping computer jockey.
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