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11084 No. 11084 ID: 22c903

The constitution is safe. Our country will have a border wall to keep the filthy drug mules and their shitty welfare sucking criminal anchor offspring out. We will defund bullshit special interests. Purge the Marxism from the colleges, break up the (possibly pedophilic) democrat mafia squatting in DC, restore journalistic ethics to our press and become a non-service based economy again. Small businesses and innovation will boom in the next four years. The truth will ring long, sharp and free.

A golden age is before us folks.

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>> No. 11085 ID: 3e0c42
I don't mind all that but why, WHY, the retarded position on abortion?
>> No. 11086 ID: 22504e
Man. Did not see that coming. Thought Clinton had it for sure.

Now I have a bunch of AR mags for no reason. Lol.
>> No. 11087 ID: feb036
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>restore journalistic ethics

You think that's actually possible?
>> No. 11088 ID: feb036
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Trudeau is gonna be eating shit even more than usual...
>> No. 11089 ID: feb036
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...aaaand the usual pandering for cents by those dependent on handouts for whoring themslves out on the big screen.
>> No. 11090 ID: feb036
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and just for kicks...
>> No. 11092 ID: feb036
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>#I'm oppressed and disadvantaged because I'm a wombman!
>men have it easy!
>wtf is intraspecific competition?
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>> No. 11094 ID: cce514
ah go figure our resident turkroach is happy.
>> No. 11095 ID: feb036
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Fuck off. go cry and engage in mindless, impotent violence like these fucks:
because "democrazy" didn't go your way this time.
>> No. 11096 ID: cce514
>burning flag

nice try Erdogan.
>> No. 11097 ID: 9dc901

Your tears are delicious.
>> No. 11098 ID: 9723b1
>> No. 11099 ID: feb036
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I still can't believe regressives were on that "prince's" side only because he was calling Trump out for saying an, allegedly, awful thing about Muslims. Didn't they realize the man behind that tweet is part of a regime that executes gays and oppresses women on a level unimaginable? God, I hate the West.
>> No. 11100 ID: b86cd3
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>almighty god, bless our arms when the time comes
>be just as thou hast always been
>judge for thyself, whether we have merited our freedom
>lord, bless our fight
>> No. 11101 ID: 82a3e8
He isnt wrong you know.

Also dont you speak ill of my man crush. Ill end you.

Oh fuck me the burn is real.
>> No. 11102 ID: feb036
>Ill end you.

Sorry, I don't take it up the ass so you can keep your AIDS all to yourself.
>> No. 11103 ID: 82a3e8
Come on sweetie, just the tip.

Tell ya what ill even kiss your neck and MAAAYBE if you let me get more than the tip in, ill give you a reach around.
>> No. 11104 ID: 20fb9b
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Let's talk post-game salt. I think Trump was hitting the close states that we were talking about in the /dmz/, among others, right up to Election Day. How much was Clinton rallying by contrast? She had a lot of people including Obama and Obama's wife, Biden, other politicians, and even celebrities rallying on her behalf, but I'm under the impression that was without her actually showing up to said rallies.

Currently there's a lot of bullshit being spread about the markets crashing when there was the historic opposite on the Dow. That still doesn't mean anything, though. We've never come out of the circa '08 recession and the Reserve is likely going to raise its interest rates again now that the election is over.
>> No. 11105 ID: 20fb9b
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>> No. 11106 ID: 20fb9b
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She is the first woman in US history to command a presidential campaign, and win.
Can Kellyanne Conway Save Trump From Himself?
August 22, 2016, 6:00 AM EDT

In January 2013, dismayed and defeated after Barack Obama had won his second term and Democrats had maintained the Senate, House Republicans–intact, but fraying–gathered at the Kingsmill Resort near historic Williamsburg. A GOP pollster familiar to many of them rose and addressed her mostly male audience. Stop, she urged them, talking about rape.

It’s a “four-letter word,” pollster Kellyanne Conway said, according to reports from the time.

It wasn’t that Conway wanted the party to change its position on abortion. But as an adviser to Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) in his Senate race she had seen first-hand how he had derailed the entire party with his "legitimate rape" comments, and Conway was determined to get Republican men to think about the way they talked.

Now she may be doing it again as the female political pro closest to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, a candidate who has built a reputation as being almost impossible to get through to.
>> No. 11107 ID: d0041a
The democrats fucked up really really badly.
Every branch of government is now in republican hands.
First time since 1928.
National Reciprocity, Hearing Protection act (silencers off NFA), SBR's off NFA, banning state AWB's everything is in our grasp now.

We can literally turn back the clock 90 years on gun control.
This is our time. On the offensive.

This is what happens when you leap to the far left and alienate whole swathes of voters, ffs she even lost the college educated white vote and the union vote
>> No. 11108 ID: d0041a
Trump was a force of nature, for every 1 Hillary rally Trump averaged 3 or 4 during peak season. There were entire periods of time Hillary was on hiatus and Trump was out there knocking out 3+ rallies a day.

It's a problem when you have a bought and paid for biased media. Hillary got complacent, thought it was in the bag, the polling was skewed, sure but she rested on her laurels and failed to see the threat. The 3rd debate and his performance in the primary should have been an indicator
>> No. 11109 ID: feb036
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Will the SPLC denounce this as a hate crime, racially and politically (as if that were not the same thing...) motivated?
>> No. 11110 ID: d094dd
>NO H8! Everyone deserves equal rights!
>except people animals who disagree with us on anything
>> No. 11111 ID: b79dcf
>last night i watched hillary clinton display everything i expect of a potus
wow that's some industrial grade horseshit.

trumps victory speech said he would be a president to ALL americans, including dems.
hillary and obamas speeches were all about how they only serve the half of the country that's liberal.

trump spent half the speech praising obama and hillary for their campaign and their past work in public service.
hillary and obama spent half of their speeches being divisive and shitting on trump.

do americans not find it fucking weird that their president, a guy being paid by 100% of the populations tax money, spent time on-duty as president campaigning for hillary clinton, a person supported by 40% of the country???!?!
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>> No. 11113 ID: b430d1
>triggered by social media trollshit

if you're going to spend your life being outraged by every attention whoring friendless loser on the internet, just please keep it on fæcesbook with the rest of the pro meemers and other newfags. OPchan doesn't need any more of the evangelical postings from nogunz immigrants from /pol/.

has anyone on the mod team ever though about requiring people to post at least something on /k/ before allowing them access to the rest of the site?
>> No. 11114 ID: fb3bdd
>do americans not find it fucking weird that their president, a guy being paid by 100% of the populations tax money, spent time on-duty as president campaigning for hillary clinton, a person supported by 40% of the country???!?!
Doesn't that happen like, every election?
>> No. 11115 ID: a569d7
Sort of. Gore actually asked Clinton NOT to campaign for him, which is the only reason it didn't happen (bad move by Gore, obviously). Other presidents were less blatant about it, by which I mean they were all "hey I just HAPPEN to be in BATTLEGROUND STATE, talking about KEY CAMPAIGN ISSUE OF MY PREFERRED CANDIDATE, but I didn't mention him by name so it doesn't count."

Anyway I don't see how the Constitution is safe in the hands of a pres who shows absolutely no understanding of it and a VP who wants to amend it to rid certain people of rights but at this point I'm pretty convinced the Constitution itself is basically just a meme for /pol/ people, it's whatever they want it to be.
>> No. 11116 ID: a569d7
Like seriously, single party rule is bad. I don't care which party it is, it's bad. Checks and balances go out the window when there are no actual checks in Congress and are planning to pick a rubber stamp ninth judge.
>> No. 11117 ID: f2172d
Can't we all just be happy that Janet Reno is dead?
>> No. 11118 ID: d0041a
>do americans not find it fucking weird that their president, a guy being paid by 100% of the populations tax money...

It was never technically our tax money

Him not paying taxes? It's called a call-back loss, it's good for something like 10+ years (only up to the total tax deducted) and it exists because if a company rapidly devalues they can "call" in their overpaid taxes.

Accounting 101 - literally

When your businesses lose 1 billion dollars in a particularly bad year the government is now holding tax money for capitol that isn't there. Why is it allowed? Because businesses like this have been paying millions to the government for years.

>but money always goes somewhere! Someone profited off of Trumps loss!
And they got fucking taxed for their gains. Without Callback loss you are talking about money being taxed twice - when you earn it and when you lose it

TLDR Trump called back his losses and stretched that shit as far as he could, filling in the gap with tax writeoffs including charitable donations.

This kind of blatant ignorance is indicative of the new left, and is a problem with the US as a whole, most of this fucking country including the news media is literally too fucking stupid to understand Accounting basics

I'm not even defending the guy in this case other than it's smart as fuck. I would game the system as far as I could and so would you.

It'll be 10x worse for you if Trump is excellent and we take supermajority in the house and senate. Constitutional Amendment tier, goodbye womens suffrage.
The democratic party fucked up leaping to the far left, it has to change back to center left fast and start dumping unwinnable issues like gun control because it's a very real possibility Trump is going to do alot of what he promises and be considered the new populist reagan within 2 years. Meaning after 2 terms we follow up with another 2 term republican. A black conservative woman - because white girls are absolutely fucking worthless.
>> No. 11119 ID: d0041a
to expand further a callback loss can refer to all of these writeoffs

Net Operating Loss Deduction - particularly of benefit to proprietorships and LLC's

>If the business loss exceeds your total income for the year, any unused portion of the loss can be used to offset income and reduce taxes in another year(s).

It applies to capitol gains so even you can use it - a capitol loss deduction
>> No. 11120 ID: a5507d
>is going to do alot of what he promises
I really only trust him on 2nd amendment because his sons are pretty /based/ in that regard. For everything else? Who knows? Maybe we'll get two walls?
>> No. 11121 ID: b430d1
i won't feel safe until bill and hillary are in prison and obama is deported back to kenya
>> No. 11122 ID: 70e1d7
just thinking about the night of the election and it was kind of off how unprepared to celebrate they were, like they were prepared to lose. trump owned atalantic city and part of las vegas, that should have been the biggest party in the universe, but they didn't even have confetti. i think trump was the most surprised person in the room, he didn't have any kind of prepared remarks (not unusual for him), but i bet he knew what he was going to to say when he lost.
and it kind of leads me to believe what i've always thought about trump, that he is an agent of the left sent to disrupt and embarrass republicans.
>> No. 11123 ID: a569d7
>The democratic party fucked up leaping to the far left

Really? Because it actually looks like the DNC fucked up going for the center and trying to get Republican votes in what turned out to be a change election. I'm not saying Bernie could have won but Clinton's far from far left, if she was she might have kept the new Bernie voters and done better in a couple of states.

I think that's your problem. You think anything that isn't a far right republican is far left. Words mean things. You don't have to pretend someone is far left to disagree with them.

>A black conservative woman - because white girls are absolutely fucking worthless.

You realize a bit over half of white women voted for Trump, right?
>> No. 11124 ID: a569d7
The walls aren't going to happen. I mean besides the fact that it's totally farcical to try to get Mexico to pay for the thing, even pro-tighter border experts know a literal wall isn't the best solution for most of the border. They want drones and more patrols.
>> No. 11125 ID: a569d7
Actually... it would be great if you ran a black woman--or any woman of color, really. Unfortunately the Republicans chase away a lot of people who'd otherwise be comfortable in the party. There are a lot of economic conservatives who agree with you on that stuff, but they watch shit like what happened to Tammy Duckworth and... yeah.

It's foolish. The old Democrat racists have mostly died or retired/are retiring but the GOP ones are going to still be around for awhile. Younger Republicans seem better on this but they won't be in control for a few more years.
>> No. 11126 ID: feb036
>if you're going to spend your life being outraged by every attention whoring friendless loser on the internet


A minister of social security of Sweden, Swedish woman named Annika Strandhäll is deeply disappointed in the voting rights of American men after the Trump vote.

Annika Strandhäll says that this kind of voting results makes it very questionable that men in USA should even have rights to vote.

Maybe it is time to reconsider letting the men in USA to vote, she written on twitter.

However her comments invoked a response:
“This is a Swedish minister saying these things. But think if some white man would say this kind of thing about womens rights to vote or minorities rights to vote. It would cause enrage.”, was written by Twitter user, a black man who is no doubt very intelligent and perceptive.

>OPchan doesn't need any more of the evangelical postings from nogunz immigrants from /pol/.

/pol/ offers a better education than the institution that educated you.

>has anyone on the mod team ever though about requiring people to post at least something on /k/ before allowing them access to the rest of the site?

>call for institutionalized force to kill your enemy

I wonder...
>> No. 11127 ID: 649f2c
>trolled by a eurofag girl from sweden the faggiest of eurofag countries

thats pretty fukken weak dude
trump didn't make the internet into your official safe space, not yet anyway
>> No. 11128 ID: feb036
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>trolled by a eurofag girl from sweden the faggiest of eurofag countries
>sweden is destroyed, people are paying with their lives, souls and bodies
>your daughter gets raped
>you were "trolled"
>your son gets stabbed dead
>you were "trolled"

Sure thing.

>trump didn't make the internet into your official safe space, not yet anyway

That's what your ilk has been doing for the last year or so, hunting down and prosecuting "hatespeech" on social media. Sorry, that's not me. I'm just documenting what's happening.
>> No. 11129 ID: 14e818
Five will get you ten that Anthony Wiener dies in a car accident within a year.
>> No. 11130 ID: 779032

Trumps election , Brexit, the rise of nationalism, the feverish anti-islamic sentiment spreading in response to actual islamism

Globalist Multiculturalism and the multicultural state as an idea and an implementation is in decline and will come to an end. In many places it will be a violent end.

People like you and me will decide the future that it's replaced by. We can either have monocultural multi-ethnic societies that are equitable, or we can throw it all up in the air and end up with monoethnic societies, or worse - an apartheid state.
But I can tell you one thing - those that riot and burn their own cities and communities in opposition will not only be forgotten by history, they won't be around to see it
>> No. 11131 ID: feb036
>monoethnic societies, or worse
>or worse

So what's bad about monoethnic societies again?
>> No. 11132 ID: d094dd
Inbreeding depression for a start.
>> No. 11133 ID: 791f24
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>In upcoming 60 minutes interview Donald Trump vows to preserve Obamacare, considers both Clintons for key positions in administration


I guess hes a uniter, not a divider.

and a ripoff artist
and a still liberal like he was in the 1990s
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>now obama is my friend
>> No. 11135 ID: d0041a
It's the 26 year old cutoff provision and the cannot deny for pre-existing condition clause, calm down

Nothing. But the US is a little beyond that.
The best path and the path of least resistance for the US is a mono-cultural multi-ethnic equitable society.
Note I make the distinction between equality and equity. Total cultural assimilation, strict standards on who we let in, parasitic idealogies not to be tolerated.
Europe however will need to return to mono ethnic states, and there will likely be extreme levels of violence. You cannot flood a society with immigrants with an incendiary cultic idealogy that seeks destruction of other cultures, you cannot open the flood gates, make them instant wards of the state and expect them to integrate and assimilate. On the contrary they will take advantage and subvert.
They will come to the point that there will be no option but to remove them or die. In this you can expect several nations to do just that, such as Sweden.

You cannot bring an ethnic group in at replacement numbers, regardless of race or similarity to your culture. You certainly cannot bring one in that seeks the destruction of your culture de facto and expect to keep them docile with transfer payments, and bread and circuses.

Your identity isn't just your race or heritage, it's your culture and the civilization formed around that culture. It's in the achievements and the works and physical, idealogical and philosophical manifestations; it's the past and the hope for the future

The multiculti fucks, the progressives, the cultural marxists, the indroctinators, the charlatans and the degenerates: They dont give a fuck about your skin color, they'll either seek to exploit it or use it for divisiveness. They dont give a shit if you are white.
Their only goal is to destroy your culture, our culture and our civilization and replace it with party authoritarianism or worse.
The only reason why they hate you? Because you are standing in the way.
>> No. 11136 ID: feb036
Inbreeding depression for a start.

Not sure if you are serious or just shitposting for fun but considering how often this was brought up as an "argment" by the pathologically uneducated and intellectually dishonest, you might actually believe it. The short answer is is no, inbreeding depression doesn't naturally occur sanse some catstrophic bottlenecking effect. But feel free to go ahead and explain to us how and why you believe inbreeding depression happens.
>> No. 11137 ID: ba3dd1
If anything, this election was the perfect illustration of the impotence of 3rd party candidates in the US.

They had the 2 most inept and deeply unpopular candidates in modern US electoral history, scandals were coming in left and right for both - and neither Johnson or Stein could even manage Perot levels of success. If there ever was a sign for the Libertarians and the Greens to give up, this is it.
>> No. 11138 ID: 9dc901

>Trumps election , Brexit, the rise of nationalism, the feverish anti-islamic sentiment spreading in response to actual islamism

And of course the people pushing for multi culti diversity, tolerance and similar bullshit won't see that they bring to power clowns or racist nazis themselves.

>We can either have monocultural multi-ethnic societies that are equitable,

If you want the United States, go to the United States.

>or we can throw it all up in the air and end up with monoethnic societies, or worse - an apartheid state.

Apartheid? From who? If it's a monoethnic society where's the apartheid going to come from?


What small island do you live on?
>> No. 11139 ID: d0041a
The US is not mono cultural

>If it's a monoethnic society where's the apartheid going to come from?
It's not - it wouldn't be mono-ethnic. I'm implying that societies have a range of choices at the crossroads at the end of multiculturalism and one of them is a segregationist/
apartheid state

The libertarian party, outside of Cato, is a fucking joke. Their primary process should have been a clear indicator. The greens are no better

Not only did they pick a dumbass, they failed to get 5% of the vote when it was ripe for the taking. They should have just nominated Ross Perot or the anti-virus guy.

Then again Ross Perot could end up in Trump's administration, Donald Trump was after all in (his) Reform party
>> No. 11140 ID: 9dc901

>The US is not mono cultural

The greatest illusion of our time. Yay diversity, yay multiculturalism, while in the end it's not really. It's all the same consumerist entertainment instant pleasure society.

>It's not - it wouldn't be mono-ethnic. I'm implying that societies have a range of choices at the crossroads at the end of multiculturalism and one of them is a segregationist/apartheid state

If you're the one that I was replying to;

>We can either have monocultural multi-ethnic societies that are equitable, or we can throw it all up in the air and end up with monoethnic societies, or worse - an apartheid state.

Here supposedly the proggression of severity goes from monoethnic to apartheid. An apartheid state requires specific circumstances, which probably can't really happen in a monoethnic society. In this case the only way it could proggress, is from the so vaunted multicultural one.
What is presented as the only real option is a moncultural multiethnic society, OK why? Why not monocultural monoethnic?
>> No. 11141 ID: d094dd
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>Not sure if you are serious or just shitposting for fun
Latter. Half my family is from the south tho. Dad left because he almost accidentally a second cousin. Yeehaw.
>What small island do you live on?
One of the Hawaiian islands, actually. Even still, no founder effect here.
>> No. 11142 ID: 3fa4bb
Specifically speaking towards the USA, if we wanted a monocultural monoethnic
society, we would have to displace or remove 30% of the population - over 50 million people
>> No. 11143 ID: b86cd3
Gonna have to get rid of all the regional white cultures, eg, southerners, Texans, etc.
>> No. 11144 ID: a569d7
The United States has never been monocultural or monoethnic. That's true even if you ignore Native Americans. We had whole towns speaking Spanish in the parts of the US that used to be Mexico for years and years before we up and decided that was a problem. We used to have entire communities speaking Dutch, German, Swedish, Norwegian... We'd still have the German around if it weren't for hate crimes and fear during WWI. And on top of all that you've got Catholic communities, Mormon communities, Protestant communities who hate each other...
>> No. 11145 ID: a569d7
And THEN you have regional African cultures, like the Gullah in Georgia and South Carolina.


A lot of these things have gone away, of course. But it's a huge country. TV and internet only do so much. I mean fuck, this election sure proved a rural/urban divide at the very least.
>> No. 11146 ID: 9723b1
>Specifically speaking towards the USA, if we wanted a monocultural monoethnic society, we would have to displace or remove 30% of the population - over 50 million people
Trying to wrap my mind around this statement....

What the fuck are you talking about?

Why would we have to remove 30% of the population?
>> No. 11147 ID: 721241
>if we wanted a monocultural monoethnic

Those free stater assholes already make my blood boil. If somebody actually competent tries to fuck my state up i'm taking my rifles for a ride.
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>Those free stater assholes already make my blood boil. If somebody actually competent tries to fuck my state up i'm taking my rifles for a ride.

If you folks keep pushing at this rate, you'll get your ride soon enough.
>> No. 11149 ID: b86cd3
Monocultural societies? North Korea, pacific islanders, Australian Aborigines, Sub-Saharan Africa.

Multicultural societies? Europe west of the Vistula, the Americas, the Mediterranean Basin, China.

Now remind us again, racialists, which of these societies have been the driving forces behind the majority of world history?
>> No. 11150 ID: feb036

>Monocultural societies? North Korea, pacific islanders, Australian Aborigines, Sub-Saharan Africa.

>Multicultural societies? Europe west of the Vistula, the Americas, the Mediterranean Basin, China.

>Now remind us again, racialists, which of these societies have been the driving forces behind the majority of world history?

Had to save this post for posterity.

>Sub-Saharan Africa

>> No. 11152 ID: f9fb30
I dare you to go to a Samoa v New Zealand rugby match and tell people pacific islanders are monocultural.

Subsaharan Africa? Half a continent? Monocultural?
>> No. 11153 ID: f9fb30
I get what you're saying--racists are wrong about pretty much everything--but you're betraying some pretty big misunderstandings in your reasoning here.

I mean besides the whole "take that, racists! You're wrong because [racist misunderstanding of anyone not Western or Chinese]"
>> No. 11154 ID: 9723b1
>Europe west of the Vistula,
Was the pinnacle of development until it started the multiculti project.
In 1970s-80s, local hippies took the anti-colonialism attitudes of post WWII, an decided Europe "owed" shitskins housing and welfare despite elevating their dirt grubbing societies during colonial days. And when USSR collapsed, suddenly the politicians needed a new fake-noble thing to talk about, which was multiculturalism.
1990s is around the time Europe started collapsing as a society.
So... great example.

>the Americas,
America didn't allow non-European immigrants in any numbers until Obama. Mexican illegal immigrants or black and chinese slaves don't count as immigrants.

>the Mediterranean Basin,

Fucking what? Han are 99%.
>> No. 11155 ID: cdc490
>America didn't allow non-European immigrants in any numbers until Obama.
What in the fuck are you smoking? Even arbitrarily discounting blacks and Chinese, that still leaves us large numbers of Filipinos, Arabs, Vietnamese, Indians, and the massive amount of Mexicans that have legally naturalized pre-Obama. America has never been monocultural. Never. Never ever ever ever ever. The German speaking settlers didn't feel like they were the same as the Irishmen and Italians when they first got here. Our culture has always been in flux, has always been made of the pieces of different cultures, it's never been harmonious, and each wave of immigrants starts feeling like "us" just in time to sneer at the new "them."

First of all, why not? Second, the Mediterranean has been that way long before such a thing as a "Turk" existed.

>Han are 99%.
91.5%, but point taken.

And as to the main point, the current state of Europe, I'd say it's an attempt at mono-culturalism, not multi-culturalism, that has led to their current state of affairs. They decided to come together, put aside all of their glaring incompatibilities, and become one great big Eurozone. A few recent migrants, no matter how rapacious, aren't the ones crashing the European supereconomy.
>> No. 11156 ID: 9723b1
>Mexican illegal immigrants or black and chinese slaves don't count as immigrants.
Learn to read.

>First of all, why not?
Why doesn't being invaded and colonized by a foreign power count as multiculturalism?

Nigger are you saying that European colonialism in Africa is multicultural, and considering the positive tone you fags are using, should be continuing?

OK lol!

lol fuck off.
>> No. 11157 ID: cdc490
There are tens of millions of CITIZENS of Mexican descent, and they didn't all get here in the last eight years.

>>Nigger are you saying that European colonialism in Africa is multicultural
Duh. Invasion is how most multicultural societies have happened in history from the Roman Republic to the Crusader Kingdoms to the good ol' USofA. Would you deny that Al-Andalus was a multicultural society? I'm not touting it as positive or negative; it's just reality. Has been for millennia. Even people used to thinking of themselves as one culture are amalgamations of old blood lines. The Englishman railing against these damned immigrants is himself a hybrid of Angle, Saxon, and Norman (a historical hybrid of Viking and Frank(a historical hybrid of Gaul and Roman (don't get me fucking started on the Romans!))). You're fighting a timeless, irresistible force, friend.
>> No. 11158 ID: d0041a
A better example of the US pre modern multiculturalism is that of a unicultural state - The US absorbed European (and only European) culture and tradition (hence burgers) while at the same time assimilating varying European cultures into a dominant American culture which was essentially a pan-European culture.
It's the reason why the united states, with a 60% - 70% Germanic white population, can go fight 2 wars against Germany/Austria within 25 years of each other when the majority of it Germanic population was barely 2 generations Americanized.

That couldn't happen today, in our multicultural state, if we had to firebomb Mexico city into dust how would the Mexican diaspora in the US respond?

While there have been people coming in before (Eisenhower kicked out several million illegals) most of the damage was done from the 70's on, particularly in the Reagan era with Amnesty
>> No. 11159 ID: 9723b1
>There are tens of millions of CITIZENS of Mexican descent, and they didn't all get here in the last eight years.
You're confusing citizens of SPANISH descent with Mexicans, you fucking retard.

Stop huffing that black pussy it's lowering your IQ.
>> No. 11160 ID: 1b9ff7
The latino population of CA and TX alone is over 22 million

It is not unreasonable at all the believe there are 10 million + people in the US that are of Mexican decent specifically.

Also your comment that Europe became shit in the 70s and 80s do to multiculturalism is bullshit. The most culturally diverse country is Germany, Euro lands last economic powerhouse. The most socialist of the Europian countries are also the least diverse.

If your gona bitch about free handouts why don't we start with gutting the agri-buisness handouts for not growing crops. Or all this bullshit social security. Given that white people are still the majority in this country that means most of the program goes to old white stiffs waiting to die, free loaders
>> No. 11161 ID: a569d7
Wait a sec. You think there weren't non-Europeans in the major imperial cities before WWII?

That's news to London, Paris and Berlin at the very least.
>> No. 11162 ID: a569d7
>if we had to firebomb Mexico city into dust how would the Mexican diaspora in the US respond?

Well, it really depends on why you were firebombing Mexico City. A lot of the Arab American community was angry about our being idiots in the Middle East but there wasn't a shitstorm over it. You're also talking about a weird situation--in what scenario do we actually have to firebomb Mexico City?

But as to your glowing description of the plight of Germans during WWI: no, shit was actually horrible for them.

See, the German diaspora looks kind of like the Mexican diaspora here in terms of the culture still being important to them. There were a lot of German-American organizations where the dominant language was German. Kids were sent to German-language summer schools, and may have gone to actual German-language schools and churches during the year. There was a lot of German cultural activity--clubs, plays, concerts--conducted in German. German was the most spoken language in the US besides Spanish (keeping in mind we'd conquered parts of Mexico including a bunch of Spanish speakers). Germans were some of the most patriotic people in the US without losing their culture.

>everything changed when jingoism attacked

WWI brought an onslaught of social pressure and hate upon Germans. I'm talking calling sauerkraut "liberty cabbage," burning German books, ending German classes, even incidents of dachshunds being kicked because they were German dogs. Many were forced to buy war bonds. The Red Cross wouldn't allow people with German last names to join. A couple people were lynched. A lot of German families ended up changing their last names. A lot of those German organizations were closed down permanently for fear of being seen as traitors. That never came back. So yeah, the German Americans got on board... at the cost of German American culture.

>> No. 11163 ID: a569d7
Most spoken language besides English, but you know what I mean.
>> No. 11164 ID: d0041a
We fucked around (hard) in two countries in the middle east - How many Afghanis and Iraqis reside in the US as opposed to the greater Arab/Muslim-american population which includes Lebanese, Turkics, Saudis/Yemenis/Omani's/UAE's/Pakistanis/etc
Compare it to the Mexican diaspora in the US - if we had to go to war with Mexico, which is possible with it's destabilized nature and with the amount of Mexican citizens in the US how abundant and how much of a threat would a possible Mexican 5th column be?
There are tens of millions more Mexicans than there are Iraqi and Afghani's in the US.

Yes bad shit happened around the WW1 period, some of that cane be blamed on the propagandistic nature of the Wilson administration. Most germanic americans fled from bad times Germany/Prussia/Austria/Switzerland.
That said Germanic influence has been a close second to Anglo/Irish influence on American culture in our modern times - look at how much Germanics have shaped our culinary habits, our education system, and even our mannerisms. - Hell our current President Elect is of strong German heritage

My point is the US has always been able to assimilate foreign cultures and peoples into it's own uni-culture for the most part regardless of ethnicities. My problem with modern multiculturalism is that it foregoes these attributes. No American has a problem with tacos or latina QT's but it's not too much to ask that we can be inclusive without being overtly tolerant in the strictest sense - we take what we like and abandon the rest.
I'll also point out that identity politics are detrimental to society as a whole and only serve to propagate division and strife in a society we all yearn to perfect.
I don't need white ethno-nationalism or ethno-centrism but in the same token I cannot logically rebuke it and tolerate black/Latino/etc ethnocentric movements - and this is where identity politics comes into play. The more identity politics are pushed the more divided we are as a nation. The same can be said of radical feminism - why allow a whole gender to push for supremacy when equity is something we should be striving towards?
Hell identity politics demonizes the European without aknowledging the fact that the European and Asian races pulled the rest of the human race out of the muck of tribalism. That's not even racial superiority it's objective fact - Europeans and Asians gifted modern civilization to the rest of the world, though while not without bloodshed in many respects, uplifting the human race is no small feat

But who am I kidding the damage is already done, logic has gone out the window, there needs to be a restoration of sanity on both sides but particularly the left - I personally do not want to propagate or see a return of Tribalism - Racial or otherwise, but it seems like identity politics tries to achieve just that
>> No. 11165 ID: cdc490
>I cannot logically rebuke [white nationalism] and tolerate black/Latino/etc ethnocentric movements
This is why I say fuck Farrakhan and Malcolm X. People need to call that shit out no matter what color it is.
>> No. 11166 ID: d4c8ee
>After stoking cries of “Lock her up!” at campaign rallies by vowing to prosecute Mrs. Clinton, Mr. Trump expressed empathy toward his former rival. He said he has no interest in pressing for Mrs. Clinton’s prosecution over her use of a private email server or for financial acts committed by the Clinton Foundation.

>“I want to move forward,” he said. “I don’t want to move back. I don’t want to hurt the Clintons, I really don’t.”

>Mr. Trump suggested he has changed his mind about the usefulness of waterboarding and other forms of torture after talking with James N. Mattis, a retired Marine Corps general, who headed the United States Central Command.

>“He said, ‘I’ve never found it to be useful,’” Mr. Trump said, describing the general’s view of torturing terrorism suspects. He added that Mr. Mattis found more value in building trust and rewarding cooperation with terror suspects: “‘Give me a pack of cigarettes and a couple of beers and I’ll do better.’” He added: “I was very impressed by that answer.’’

>On climate change, he refused to repeat his promise to abandon the international climate accord reached last year in Paris, saying that, “I’m looking at it very closely.” But he said “I have an open mind to it” and that clean air and “crystal clear water” were vitally important.

>Asked about his antagonism with the news media and his vow to rethink libel laws, he told the group, which included The Times’s publisher, Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr., and other executives: “I think you’ll be happy.”

>"I have been meeting with so many top aides to the president-elect and also I have been meeting with the very distinguished senators and congressmen and they unanimously told me that we don’t have to take each word that Mr. Trump said publicly literally," [Prime Minister Shinzo Abe] told Reuters.
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>Would you deny that Al-Andalus was a multicultural society? I'm not touting it as positive or negative; it's just reality.

Ridiculous but what would one expect from a guy who wears your nick like a badge?
>> No. 11169 ID: cce514
>trump: *appoints Cold Warriors to advisory positions and announces plans to increase fossil fuel production*
>russians: [screeching]
>> No. 11170 ID: 90a126
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To the people made about Donnie changing his mind, we told you so. I know for certain I and several other people here have for months, maybe years been pointing out Trump is all over the map when it comes to political beliefs, that not too long ago he was a true blue New Yorkistan liberal and besties with Hitlery, that when running he acted like a populist and did whatever was popular with voters he was trying to court.

Now he's doing the same thing with general Americans. Most general Americans probably don't care about prosecuting Hillary, either because they just don't care or they believe that media when they said Hillary dindo nuffin, it was all Russian hackers paid for by Trump who created the emails that showed she did shady shit and deleted all the thousands of emails that would have totally showed her innocence.

Same with shit like the Mudslime ban, Da Wall to keep the Brown Walkers out, and killing Obamneycare. Hopefully he doesn't walk back on other promises like protecting gun rights and looking at some of our trade treaties. While I'm hoping for that let me also hope some Lindsay Lohan clone from when she was hot magically appears in my room and she can fart hundred dollar bills and is very good at breathing through her nose.
>> No. 11171 ID: a5507d
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I'd rather have an arbitrary moron that acts on his unfiltered stream of conscious than a calculating monster that I know is going to fuck me over.

With Donald Trump it could be a 5% chance or a 100% chance, depending on the phase of the moon or if Alex Jones manages to keep the water goblins away from him.
>> No. 11172 ID: feb036
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the sole point of Trump was/is to keep the presidency out of Hillary's hands. If he manages that he did his job.
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Oh don't get me wrong, Trump is most certainly a superior choice then Hillary. Hell fucking Obama would be a superior choice.

Trump is a whore willing to do what you want the way you want it so long as it makes him popular. Hillary is willing to do whatever she wants and damn the rules.

Trump is more liable to protect rights as a long as they are popular. Gun rights are popular right now so he's going to probably protect them. So are gay rights so strangely probably making Trumpster closer to a perfect candidate for me as I'm all about rights even if they don't effect me. Not gay but support gay rights, think weed is disgusting but support maryjane legalization, and have little intention of buying a fully automatic evil black extended assault clip assault machine gun but think they should be legal with little if any restrictions and no restrictions of their castrated semi-auto retarded cousins.
>> No. 11174 ID: 90a126
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I disagree. The point of keeping the election out of Hitlery's hand was to stop the shit she believed in from coming to pass, to stop her fast and loose method of keeping secrets, and to stop her brand of ideological idiocy. Her personally should not matter.

I don't like her, I don't like Trump. I didn't vote for the former, I did the latter probably. I don't think Obama is a bad person, seems like a nice enough guy to have a beer with if I drunk beer but I didn't vote for him because of his policies, because of the fact he was a spineless leader who anything he tried seemed to result in fail. I don't like Romney and I didn't vote for him because his policies were more or less the same as Obama despite what he said.

Just because someone is a terrible person doesn't automatically make them a bad leader. Hillary Clinton though is a bad leader, having her in office might not be apocalyptic like some predicted about Trump, about Obama, about Romney, about McCain, about Bush, and probably not about Gore because nobody gave a shit enough to quake in their boots but it would still be objectively worse then having Trump.

If she wasn't such an anti-gun zealot, if she wasn't such a email printing secrets losing corrupt career politician, if she wasn't willing to fuck over enemies and allies in her quest to the top, if she displayed even a smidgen of common sense, decency, and leadership I'd maybe have voted for her regardless of my personal feelings of her.

Trump isn't really any better but he ain't a zealot, he is a New York liberal but is atleast aware that there is more to the country then them there big ol cities with them porta-potties with the phones in em, is enough of a whore to atleast maybe possibly follow the will of the people, and doesn't seem to be the type to throw friends under the bus unless they really piss him off Chris Christie style.

Pic somewhat related, fatty man tits was probably wondering what he'd done. Not getting Trump elected but fucking up so hard with the transition team that on election night he had no plans, nothing.

And I bet the Daily Show execs were asking the same question after they hired this unfunny dumbass. I didn't agree with John Stewart alot but atleast he was fun to watch.
>> No. 11176 ID: feb036
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>The point of keeping the election out of Hitlery's hand was to stop the shit she believed in from coming to pass, to stop her fast and loose method of keeping secrets, and to stop her brand of ideological idiocy. Her personally should not matter.

The shit she believes in, her handling of secrets and the law and her ideology is her personally/personality.

>If she wasn't such an anti-gun zealot, if she wasn't such a email printing secrets losing corrupt career politician, if she wasn't willing to fuck over enemies and allies in her quest to the top, if she displayed even a smidgen of common sense, decency, and leadership I'd maybe have voted for her regardless of my personal feelings of her.

Again, that is her. I have no idea how you can disassociate a person from their acts and seperate the two.
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>The shit she believes in, her handling of secrets and the law and her ideology is her personally/personality.

My point is the goal is to stop those things, doesn't matter who its coming from. If it was Trump, Obama, Desmond Tutu, or non-crip Roosevelt advocating for those things we should be against them, regardless of our feelings on the person. If they were pro the shit we are pro for we should be against them even if we don't like them personally.

I don't like Trump personally except compared to people like Rosie O Donnel or Clinton but I think he is a superior possibility to Clinton because the beliefs he says he believes more line with my own. I'd never want to sit down and have a cold one with him, discuss how Star Wars Episode 7 was shitty, or become pen pals. He seems like a total asshole, he does not seem like a nice person. But he (allegedly) supports positions I support hence I'd support him.

>I have no idea how you can disassociate a person from their acts and seperate the two

Because ones actions and beliefs are separate from personality. The reason Obama can be a shitty President while still seeming like an okay guy, his actions and ideology is crap but his personality isn't terrible. I don't hate Obama (HERESY) but I hate his policies.

Clinton has a relatively shallow personality, mostly what you see is what you get but she still has a personality that is separate from her policies. A terrible personality. Even removing the corruption, the hatred of rights, the willingness to fuck over people and everything you'd still be left with a terrible, angry, spoiled person that is not a nice person, even if she was the greatest most rights loving transparent candidate she'd not be a nice person.

Clinton personally is terrible. It just so happens so are her policies. I think rejecting the policies is more important then rejecting the person.
>> No. 11178 ID: e07ed3
Man How could I fucking forget to get in here when the election results came out.

I was expecting hillary to win but TBH I don't think trump will be able to do 80% of the stuff he yelled the loudest he was gonna do.

I mean he won't remove 20 million people of healthcare/obamacare

He already downgraded his massive wall to a fence and a regular wall like the one we have.

Good thing is that his looking for people to be in his cabinet which are competent.

Also the salt from the media is great. Reading about how trump didn't told them he was gonna go eat food, how he didn't give them info about a press conference for his announcements etc...
>> No. 11179 ID: a5507d
>Also the salt from the media is great.
Wait until the electoral college votes him in since people are clinging to the hope they'll decide to elect Hillary or Romney. After that we'll get another salt storm. Then after his inauguration well get the next round of teeth gnashing.
>> No. 11180 ID: e07ed3
I just read he is considering david petraeus for secretary of state.

Greatest KEK ever wasn't hillary secretary of state when she had her email server leaking intel to every script kiddie on the internet?
>> No. 11181 ID: d842f4
Not sure if this thread's a circlejerk and I'm in no hurry to confirm or disconfirm.

Just got an e-mail:


Donald Trump has just named his pick for Treasury secretary: ex-Goldman Sachs banker and notorious foreclosure king Steve Mnuchin.

That's right. The guy who ran for office promising to "drain the swamp" is putting the living embodiment of Wall Street corruption in charge of his economic policy.

This pick basically translates to Trump giving the middle finger to his working-class voters.


Mnuchin was Trump’s top fundraiser, and his record is so corrupt, it's unbelievable, even for Trump. Check it out:

During the depths of the mortgage meltdown, his company OneWest foreclosed on 36,000 homes, including those of elderly retirees, using robo-signing to turn the company into a "foreclosure machine" while pocketing billions in bailout money.1

He swindled $50 million out of a media company he ran by resigning two months before the company filed for bankruptcy and using his connections to get preferential payouts.2

He made $3.2 million in the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme, and avoided having to pay back the victims because his army of lawyers convinced a judge that too much time had passed before he got caught.3

He's donated more than $120,000 dollars to politicians in both political parties to gain access and influence.4
This nomination is the clearest evidence yet that Trump conned the working-class voters who supported him. And if Senate Democrats don't fight this nomination, it will only confirm the voter's belief that both sides are equally corrupt.
>> No. 11182 ID: fc8fc9
1. http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2016-11-22/trump-treasury-contender-mnuchin-found-profits-in-mortgage-mess

2. https://variety.com/2015/biz/news/relativity-steve-mnuchin-co-chairman-1201557256/

3. http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2016-05-06/trump-s-new-finance-chairman-was-sued-over-madoff-fraud-profit

4. https://www.publicintegrity.org/2016/05/05/19634/donald-trumps-new-finance-guru-once-clinton-donor-soros-employee
>> No. 11183 ID: cce514
>> No. 11184 ID: 9723b1
>just got an email
Who gains by writing this email?

>even for Trump
Ah, hello CTR.

>mortgage meltdown
Started by your butt buddy Bill Clinton, when he signed away Glass Steagal.

It was a given that Trump would have to work with evil people, dictators, corrupt businessmen, in order go get anything done. He said as much in his speeches. None of his supporters care about your attempts to demonize him.
>> No. 11185 ID: e13c05
Are you disagreeing with me?
>> No. 11186 ID: d4c8ee
>When Donald Trump named his Treasury secretary, Teena Colebrook felt her heart sink.

>She had voted for the president-elect on the belief that he would knock the moneyed elites from their perch in Washington. And she knew Trump's pick for Treasury — Steven Mnuchin — all too well.

>OneWest, a bank formerly owned by a group of investors headed by Mnuchin, had foreclosed on her Los Angeles-area home in the aftermath of the Great Recession, stripping her of the two units she rented as a primary source of income.

>"I just wish that I had not voted," said Colebrook, 59. "I have no faith in our government anymore at all. They all promise you the world at the end of a stick and take it away once they get in."
>> No. 11187 ID: e60ff6
Out of curiosity, how much is your local Soros proxy paying you? Or perhaps you
>do it for free
>> No. 11188 ID: 9723b1
Best part of this election is when guccifer cracked the ridiculously complex "Obama08" password of the DNC servers and released emails of DNC staffers laughing and belittling every numale who does their work for them FOR FREE.
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https://interc.pt/2gc24kH - Donald Trump’s EPA Team Will Be Run by Fossil-Fuel Industry Advocates
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https://interc.pt/2gECHvf - Transition Adviser Peter Thiel Could Directly Profit From Mass Deportations
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https://interc.pt/2gSJnpA - If You Want to See How Donald Trump Will Destroy the Environment, Read This Legislative Roadmap
https://interc.pt/2gSJFyD - Wells Fargo Is on a Losing Streak, But Still Has Some Trump Cards
https://interc.pt/2hLWaZN - Factory Near Carrier Sends Jobs to Mexico, But Trump Just Tweets
https://interc.pt/2hQ7ZhR - Trump’s Pick for Interior Secretary Was Caught in “Pattern of Fraud” at SEAL Team 6
>> No. 11190 ID: 791f24
you have a completely limp wristed and wordlessly faggoty local government to protect you from the evil corporations. is not trumps job to make sure your water is clean, thats the local water company's reposnsibility.
when you make washington dc in charge of the water then what you end up with is really, really wonderful water in washington dc and in other parts of the country is takes years for anything to be done in the event of a problem.
i don't think anyone here was surprised when they learned that the wealthiest 4 counties in America are all right outside washington DC. do you think its an accident that the average DC area resident makes 300% more money than you do?
even it is not malicious corruption, the people in DC look after themselves first and you last (if at all) - regardless how much money you sent them because you owed them that money.
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https://interc.pt/2jCcS13 - Trump’s Homeland Security Team Likely to Emphasize Facial Recognition and Biometric Surveillance
https://interc.pt/2jbmOfe - Complaints Describe Border Agents Interrogating Muslim Americans, Asking for Social Media Accounts
>> No. 11192 ID: cd97f9
>is not trumps job to make sure your water is clean

actually, if .gov meant anything, that would be exactly the job of .gov: making sure water, food, air, cars, cell phones are safe. you know, testing all that shit that regular consumers don't have the means to test.
>> No. 11193 ID: 9723b1
The problem is that you seem to think there's only one scale of government.

Local governments job is to deal with local affairs.
State governments job is to deal with inter-state affairs.
Federal governments job is to deal with affairs affecting the whole country.

>Donald Trump’s EPA Team Will Be Run by Fossil-Fuel Industry Advocates
The article makes a distinction between fossil fuel industry and energy industry. Which is retarded, considering those same "fossil fuel industry" is the only ones capable of funding alternative sources of energy.

>Global Warming Research in Danger as Trump Appoints Climate Skeptic to NASA Team
He's not a climate skeptic, he's a AGW skeptic. And he should be, because AGW is retarded.

>Trump’s Picks for EPA and Interior Threaten the Future of Clean Water

>Transition Adviser Peter Thiel Could Directly Profit From Mass Deportations
Profit from deportation of illegals? So could literally every person in America.

>Trump Transition Team Picks Up Yet Another Promoter of Cheap Foreign Labor
Translation: Trump transition team picks someone who knows how to fix the illegal migrant situation in a way that won't damage businesses.

>If Donald Trump Is So Upset About Iraq WMD Lies, Why Would He Want to Hire John Bolton?
Because John Bolton had nothing to do with the Iraq war, and instead spends his time looking for actual rogue states using WMDs.

>If You Want to See How Donald Trump Will Destroy the Environment, Read This Legislative Roadmap

>Wells Fargo Is on a Losing Streak, But Still Has Some Trump Cards
Trump has debt at hundreds of banks, and they all could be construed as having some trouble with fed. "Hitler drinks water" situation.

>Factory Near Carrier Sends Jobs to Mexico, But Trump Just Tweets
What do they mean Trump just tweets? He's planning on tarrifing such companies for their retardation.

>Trump’s Pick for Interior Secretary Was Caught in “Pattern of Fraud” at SEAL Team 6
Almost 20 years ago a special forces guy charged travels from his base to his house on the government, was caught at it, and repaid the funds. He wasn't punished because he was literally too poor to afford to feed and house his family, on top of travel costs to base.

>Interior Pick Ryan Zinke Vows to Review Obama’s """"""""""""""""""""""Safeguards"""""""""""""""""""""" Against Fossil Fuel Extraction’
The purpose of these """"""""""""""""""""""safeguards"""""""""""""""""""""" is to prevent fossil fuel extraction for no valid reason other than leftist mental diseases. They don't actually safe or guard anything.

>Homeland Security Pick Gen. John Kelly Fails to Disclose Ties to Defense Contractors
A general with ties to defense contractors, wow. Next you'll tell me there are generals who own firearms.

>Trump’s Homeland Security Pick Falsely Claimed “Narcoterrorism” Has Killed 500,000 Americans
He literally explained in the quote that he's counting every death from drugs as narcoterrorism and specifically points out that few people die from traditional terrorism.... then they turn around and use the general definition of terrorism that he's not talking about.
And by the way, there's nothing wrong with him using that definition, drug trade doesn't kill people with just bullets, 160k have died just from heroin.

>Lawyer Who Defended Racial Gerrymandering Picked for A Top Civil Rights Job

>U.S. Decline to Banana Republic Accelerates as Trump Places Son-in-Law Jared Kushner in White House
As his adviser. A president is allowed to hire anyone as his adviser, including his wife and kids. Also USA stopped being a "banana republic" when Obama left office.

>Notorious Mercenary Erik Prince Is Advising Trump From The Shadows
Ooooooh, who the fuck cares, another advisory position. Look into who advised Brobongo for fucks sake.

>Trump’s Homeland Security Team Likely to Emphasize Facial Recognition and Biometric Surveillance
Of radical mosques and across border, so the TSA can finally be eliminated. Which is what should have happened years ago.

>Complaints Describe Border Agents Interrogating Muslim Americans, Asking for Social Media Accounts
This are tactics from 2015. Do check who was in office at that time.
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>> No. 11196 ID: 1cab3b
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https://interc.pt/2jP6sbX - Mnuchin Again Denies Robo-Signing, Despite Yet More Evidence He Is Lying
https://interc.pt/2jFDaws - Donald Trump Puts Coal Lobbyist in Charge of Prosecuting Environmental Crimes
https://interc.pt/2kxh8z0 - The CIA’s New Deputy Director Ran a Black Site for Torture
>> No. 11197 ID: d4c8ee
*autistic Russian screeching*

>Russia sought an apology from Fox News on Monday after the program host Bill O’Reilly described President Vladimir V. Putin as “a killer” during an interview with President Trump.

>The Kremlin’s spokesman, Dmitri S. Peskov, told reporters that the description was “unacceptable, insulting,” according to the state-run news agencies RIA Novosti and Interfax.

>“We consider such words from a Fox News correspondent to be unacceptable, insulting,” he said. “Of course, we would prefer to receive apologies to our president from such a respectable television network.”


>Mr. O’Reilly: “Do you respect Putin?”

>Mr. Trump: “I do respect him.”

>Mr. O’Reilly: “Do you? Why?”

>Mr. Trump: “Well, I respect a lot of people, but that doesn’t mean I’m going to get along with them. He’s a leader of his country. I say it’s better to get along with Russia than not. And if Russia helps us in the fight against ISIS — which is a major fight — and Islamic terrorism all over the world — major fight — that’s a good thing. Will I get along with him? I have no idea. It’s very possible that I won’t.”

>Mr. O’Reilly: “He’s a killer though. Putin’s a killer.”

>Mr. Trump: “There are a lot of killers. You think our country’s so innocent?”

That's some primo "Stalin killed people too so maybe Hitler was the real victim" logic.
>> No. 11198 ID: e188a9
Bill O'Riley has caused harm to the Russian government, and has hurt the feelings of the Russian people. He must apologize immediately.
>> No. 11199 ID: cd97f9
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>That's some primo "Stalin killed people too so maybe Hitler was the real victim" logic.

But first and foremost it's the truth. Stalin was indeed worse than Hitler.

>Soviet Union, Stalin's regime (1924-53): 20,000,000

Not that it matters though since they are both Marxists.

>Putin’s a killer!

O RLY? Statements like that require naming specific evidence dipshit...
>> No. 11200 ID: b70387
Thought this was China's shtick.
>> No. 11201 ID: ad2b13
If you find a president who didn't order people killed for his country, you found a bad president.
>> No. 11202 ID: 334c17
File 148642247176.jpg - (149.35KB , 900x515 , yfw there is no such graph in english internet.jpg )

Public reminder that according to American "history" you can actually "kill" more people then died (total, all causes) during this period and then somehow increase your population by 20%.

>Here are a few illustrative estimates from the Big Numbers school:
>MEDIAN: 51 million for the entire Stalin Era
>AVERAGE: Of the 17 estimates of the total number of victims of Stalin, the median is 30 million

Truth 2.0, circa 2010 - average all the bullshit you can find on the internet to find out the truth.
>> No. 11203 ID: cce514
>the feelings of the national-bolshevists have been hurt, please apologize
>> No. 11204 ID: 74d499
>hates russia
>hates america
>hates israel
>hates china
>hates eu
>hates communism
>hates capitalism
>hates national socialism
>blames everyone for islamic terrorism except muslims
Trying to fit together a profile here, and you're either an Islamic terrorist or insane.
>> No. 11205 ID: cd97f9

Could be Clio....
>> No. 11206 ID: ad2b13
Crazy then lol.
>> No. 11208 ID: e621d8
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/acts-of-faith/wp/2017/02/02/trump-said-hell-totally-destroy-the-johnson-amendment-what-is-it-and-why-do-people-care/ - Trump said he’ll ‘totally destroy’ the Johnson Amendment. What is it and why should people care?

https://www.democracynow.org/2017/2/10/trump_launches_blue_lives_matter_regime - Trump Launches "Blue Lives Matter Regime" with Three New Executive Orders on Law Enforcement

https://ffrf.org/news/action/item/28757-take-a-stand-against-outrageous-bill-in-alabama-statehouse - Alabama Republican Introduces Bill To Allow A Private Church To Operate Its Own Police Force

https://interc.pt/2miimg3 - Donald Trump’s Remarks Signal He Could Start a New Nuclear Arms Race
https://interc.pt/2kRc5ux - Donald Trump Plans to Bypass the Courts to Deport as Many People as Possible
https://interc.pt/2lANlnA - White House Defers to “States’ Rights” on Transgender Protections — But Not on Legalizing Marijuana
https://interc.pt/2md4HHc - Trump’s New Immigration Crackdown Has Private Prison Investors Salivating
https://interc.pt/2l9kRma - As Construction Near Standing Rock Restarts, Pipeline Fights Flare Across the U.S.
https://interc.pt/2kye9aW - Vague Rules Let ICE Deport Undocumented Immigrants as Gang Members
https://interc.pt/2lbKVf7 - Trump Official Obsessed Over Nuclear Apocalypse, Men’s Style, Fine Wines in 40,000 Posts on Fashion Site
https://interc.pt/2ljTDtN - Text Describing Federal Fracking Rule Disappears From Interior Department Website
https://interc.pt/2l3Zr8z - Financial Backers of EPA Pick Scott Pruitt Have Faced Hundreds of Pollution Actions
https://interc.pt/2l0pMqs - As Tensions Rise, Steve Bannon and ISIS Get Closer to Their Common Goal: Civilizational War
https://interc.pt/2kcQ2tn - Sen. Joni Ernst Puts Planned Parenthood — and Access to Birth Control — on the Chopping Block
https://interc.pt/2kSPht9 - Trump’s Rhetoric on “Radical Islam” Undermines Counterextremism Programs in U.S.
https://interc.pt/2kaeeNN - Republicans Are Using Big Tobacco’s Secret Science Playbook to Gut Health Rules
https://interc.pt/2kDNB6G - The FBI Is Building a National Watchlist That Gives Companies Real-Time Updates on Employees
https://interc.pt/2m4vb0d - Trump’s Proposed Increase in U.S. Defense Spending Would Be 80 Percent of Russia’s Entire Military Budget
https://interc.pt/2kVdoZJ - While War on Media Escalates, CBS Chief Praises Trump’s Deregulatory Agenda
https://interc.pt/2knmM42 - Leaked Trump Presidential Memo Would Free U.S. Companies to Buy Conflict Minerals From Central African Warlords
https://interc.pt/2lh4Too - Donald Trump’s Executive Order Will Let Private Equity Funds Drain Your 401(k)
>> No. 11209 ID: e188a9
Father of Navy SEAL slain in Yemen refuses to meet Trump, demands investigation into bungled operation.

>Owens told The Miami Herald that as his son William "Ryan" Owens' body made it to Dover Air Force Base outside Washington, he was told President Donald Trump was coming to meet him and his wife to pay his respects.
>But Owens told the chaplain he didn't want to see the commander-in-chief.

>"I told them I didn't want to make a scene about it, but my conscience wouldn't let me talk to him," Owens told the newspaper.
>Owens, himself a veteran, raised a number of questions about the raid itself.
>"Why at this time did there have to be this stupid mission when it wasn't even barely a week into his administration," the paper quoted him as asking.
>> No. 11210 ID: aadd02
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So, what'd you guys think of the speech?
>> No. 11211 ID: 9723b1
>The Intercept is an online publication launched in February 2014 by First Look Media
>In February 2016, the site appended lengthy corrections to five stories by reporter Juan Thompson and retracted a sixth, about Charleston church shooter Dylann Roof, written over the previous year, focused on the African American community. Shortly afterward, a note from editor Betsy Reed indicated that Thompson had been fired recently after his editors discovered "a pattern of deception" in his reporting. According to Reed, he had "fabricated several quotes in his stories and created fake email accounts that he used to impersonate people, one of which was a Gmail account in my name."

Omidyar donated to:
>Center for Public Integrity
>Sunlight Foundation
>Open Society Foundation <---- direct link to soros
>Tides Center
>Tides oversees the Tides Center, which serves as an incubator for fledgling progressive organizations.

>The organization is incorporated as a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable entity.
>The project is a collaboration with Glenn Greenwald, Jeremy Scahill[b], and [b]Laura Poitras[b] with a promised $250 million in funding from Omidyar. On March 10, 2014, the company announced the addition of [b]Gawker editor John Cook as editor-in-chief of The Intercept as well as [b]Natasha Vargas-Cooper[b] and Andrew Jerrell Jones as writers for the site.
Not mentioned butt also involved:
>> No. 11212 ID: 9723b1
Called out the media on blatant lies, re-affirmed he would do what he promised.

As far as I'm concerned he's secured the best president ever award.
>> No. 11213 ID: eb2308
It gave me an erection, and I was actively looking for shit to disagree with.

I do NOT like the voice initiative, but I may have misunderstood what he was proposing to do.
>> No. 11214 ID: b430d1
>9723b1 calling something fake because it's not from Sputnik International, Volkischer Beobachter, or The Daily Stormer.

Seems like a pretty good endorsement to me!
>> No. 11215 ID: 9dc901

We are awfully sorry it couldn't come from such an unbiased source as the Washington Post.
>> No. 11216 ID: cce514
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You're thinking of the Times, which is run by the Moonies.
>> No. 11217 ID: 206ed5
Interesting how outlets like the Times are not beholden to their owners but RT are. Weird. Explain to me where the difference between the two is exactly again?
>> No. 11218 ID: a1c7fe

It was the best speech in living memory by an American president.

Whether that's a testament to shittiness of American presidents or not, I can't say.
>> No. 11219 ID: a1c7fe
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I'll also say the Democratic party, including its supporters in media and elsewhere, is out of control.
>> No. 11221 ID: d842f4
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In his first two months in office, Donald Drumpf has indicated:

•more cops
•more prisons
•more oil and gas profits
•more corporate ability to influence elections
•more racial profiling

•less clean air
•less clean water
•less clean land
•less protections against corporations

He has tacitly approved:

•more lawfare against protest
•less access to reproductive health for women

And those are just the strongest points. This is not to mention net neutrality, his press secretary invoking states rights for one thing but not another, DeVos and charter schools and standards for education going even further down...
>> No. 11224 ID: ae1f02
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>being this asspained
>> No. 11225 ID: d4c8ee
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>don't they know that "wife" is the toughest MOS in the service?
>> No. 11226 ID: d4c8ee
Russiagate update: AG Sessions repeatedly met with Russian envoys, then lied about it under oath.


>The previously undisclosed discussions could fuel new congressional calls for the appointment of a special counsel to investigate Russia’s alleged role in the 2016 presidential election. As attorney general, Sessions oversees the Justice Department and the FBI, which have been leading investigations into Russian meddling and any links to Trump’s associates. He has so far resisted calls to recuse himself.

>When Sessions spoke with Kislyak in July and September, the senator was a senior member of the influential Armed Services Committee as well as one of Trump’s top foreign policy advisers. Sessions played a prominent role supporting Trump on the stump after formally joining the campaign in February 2016.

>At his Jan. 10 Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing, Sessions was asked by Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) what he would do if he learned of any evidence that anyone affiliated with the Trump campaign communicated with the Russian government in the course of the 2016 campaign.

>“I’m not aware of any of those activities,” he responded. He added: “I have been called a surrogate at a time or two in that campaign and I did not have communications with the Russians.”
>> No. 11227 ID: cc3303
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>lying to congress under oath
it wasn't a crime when hillary did it, why is it a crime for republicans?
>> No. 11228 ID: cdc880
>entire government compromised
>> No. 11229 ID: cdc880
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also lol at "bikers" for trump, guess his hog is hidden inside that limo.
>> No. 11230 ID: 9723b1
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>two politicians talking
>this is somehow bad
How is it bad? You realize the job of the Russian ambassador is to talk to American politicians? Pic related.

I think a guy is allowed to enter a car and still call himself a biker. There were bikers at almost every Trump rally, riding on bikes.
>> No. 11231 ID: d4c8ee

>Emails released to IndyStar in response to a public records request show Pence communicated via his personal AOL account with top advisers on topics ranging from security gates at the governor’s residence to the state’s response to terror attacks across the globe. In one email, Pence’s top state homeland security adviser relayed an update from the FBI regarding the arrests of several men on federal terror-related charges.

>Cyber-security experts say the emails raise concerns about whether such sensitive information was adequately protected from hackers, given that personal accounts like Pence's are typically less secure than government email accounts. In fact, Pence's personal account was hacked last summer.
>> No. 11232 ID: 832b2d
See >>>/t/108695
>> No. 11233 ID: b70387
What happened to ditching the F-35?

>> No. 11234 ID: b70387
Oh, right, a per-unit price decrease that was already almost completely planned for. How could I forget? Now everything is fucking great!
>> No. 11235 ID: 9723b1
F-35 was planned to be a $50 million dollar aircraft with no bomb bay and stealth value of 0.01m2.

It became a $100-300 million (depending on customer) aircraft with a stealth value of 0.005m2, shitty payload due to bomb bay, etc.

There's no unfucking it, even The Donald doesn't have such powers.
>> No. 11236 ID: 9723b1
  Oh also...
>> No. 11237 ID: cce514
He's probably convinced the reduction only happened because he's such a great negotiator.

Dumpf is gonna protect America's Borders by cutting the fuck out of the Coast Guard, the only branch of the US military that actively protects and serves American citizens.

>While U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday touted a dramatic buildup of the U.S. military aboard the Navy’s newest carrier, the USS Gerald Ford, his government quietly unveiled plans to gut the the U.S. Coast Guard.

>The Office of Management and Budget is targeting roughly 10 percent budget cuts for the tiny and always cash-strapped military branch. One Republican lawmaker now warns those cuts could cripple the under-resourced and overstretched Coast Guard’s efforts to protect 95,000 miles of American coastline and U.S. interests abroad, playing an especially big role in interdicting drug smugglers.

>Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-Calif.), member of the House Armed Services Committee, railed at Trump’s budget plans.

>“It’s nonsensical to pursue a policy of rebuilding the Armed Forces while proposing large reductions to the U.S. Coast Guard budget,” he wrote in a letter to the president Thursday. Cutting the Coast Guard’s budget would “serve to the detriment of U.S. national security and create exposures that will most certainly be exploited by transnational criminal networks and other dangerous actors,” he wrote.

>The $1.3 billion cut to the U.S. Coast Guard in fiscal year 2018 includes a directive to scrap the building of a $500 million ship, the newest National Security Cutter (NSC).

>There’s just one problem: The ship’s production is already underway. Shipbuilding company Huntington Ingalls announced it would build the latest cutter, the Coast Guard’s ninth, on Dec. 30. And now it, and its shipbuilding yard in Pascagoula, Mississippi, are adrift as the OMB directive came without warning.

>“The impact of OMB’s direction to the Coast Guard is unknown at this time. We have already purchased long lead materials and have begun pre-production,” a spokesperson for Huntington Ingalls told Foreign Policy.
>> No. 11238 ID: 9723b1
He's bringing the Navy home from abroad, genius.
>> No. 11239 ID: cce514
>we'll just have the navy do the coast guard's job!

I don't even know where to start, this is quite possibly one of the stupidest things you've posted recently.
>> No. 11240 ID: 9723b1
Is that so? You think the first 150-200 years of America was a dumb way to do it?
>> No. 11241 ID: cce514
You mean the 200+ years the Coast Guard has existed?

The Navy didn't even exist until 8 years after the revenue service was formed. And up until the 1840s most of the tallships stayed in drydock because they couldn't afford to sail them.
>> No. 11242 ID: 9723b1
>revenue cutter service
Their job was to board ships in port so tariffs could be determined you idiot.

Current coast guard polices 200 nautical mile zone around America, and goes on routine extended missions beyond that.

It's a second navy that had to be invented because our navy was spending too much time abroad.
>> No. 11243 ID: cce514
Wrong again Ivan. From it's creation the Revenue Cutter Service actively patrolled and boarded ships, hunted smugglers and slavers, and engaged pirates along America's coastlines.

And the Coast Guard was created when the Life-Saving Service was merged with the Revenue Cutter Service, (the former having previously been a separate branch of the Revenue Service) and not because we needed a "second navy." Which is itself incredibly silly because the Coast Guard is not equipped like a proper navy. They only did real ASW training for like 10-12 years in the 80s and stuck some Harpoon launchers on a cutter because Reagan wanted a 300 ship fleet.
>> No. 11244 ID: cdc880
>Despite repeatedly denying that he met with the Russians during his 2016 campaign, Donald Trump spoke with and “warmly greeted” Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak after giving a foreign policy speech on April 27, 2016.

>According to John Aravosis, writing at Americablog, candidate Trump’s meet-up was reported by the Wall Street Journal at the time.

>The Wall Street Journal reported that then-candidate Trump met with Kislyak prior his speech to establish his foreign policy credibility in the early day of the election.

>“A few minutes before he made those remarks, Mr. Trump met at a VIP reception with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Ivanovich Kislyak. Mr. Trump warmly greeted Mr. Kislyak and three other foreign ambassadors who came to the reception,” the Journal reported.

>The Journal reported that Trump used the speech to praise Russia, saying he looked forward to working with President Vladimir Putin.
>> No. 11245 ID: b70387
Here's what I don't get. What does lying about that even accomplish? How is meeting a foreign ambassador as a candidate a bad thing?
>> No. 11246 ID: d4c8ee
>Donald Trump’s former campaign manager Corey Lewandowski approved foreign policy adviser Carter Page’s now-infamous trip to Moscow last summer on the condition that he would not be an official representative of the campaign, according to a former campaign adviser.

>A few weeks before he traveled to Moscow to give a July 7 speech, Page asked J.D. Gordon, his supervisor on the campaign’s National Security Advisory Committee, for permission to make the trip, and Gordon strongly advised against it, Gordon, a retired naval officer, told POLITICO.

>Page then emailed Lewandowski and spokeswoman Hope Hicks asking for formal approval, and was told by Lewandowski that he could make the trip, but not as an official representative of the campaign, the former campaign adviser said. The adviser spoke on the condition of anonymity because he has not been authorized to discuss internal campaign matters.

>The trip is now a focus of congressional and FBI investigations into Russian influence in the 2016 presidential election.

Who fucking knows? Probably thought he could get away with it because he's such a good dealmaker. The best dealmaker.
>> No. 11247 ID: c29539
>warmly greeted
This just in shaking someones hand in public means you had a secret meeting in the catacombs and sacrificed a goat to Putin.
>> No. 11248 ID: cdc880
Trump's hotel in Baku is connected to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard.

>Conflicts of interest have been a permanent fixture of Donald Trump’s campaign and presidency. But a new report from the New Yorker shines a damning spotlight on one of Trump’s most ethically hazy deals, and one that may leave the Trump Organization open to federal prosecution: The Trump Organization’s work to build and manage a hotel in Azerbaijan in partnership with corrupt oligarchs, themselves apparently linked to individuals tight with the Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps.

>To build the Trump International Hotel & Tower Baku — a project conceived in 2008, and nearly finished, but never opened to the public — the Trump Organization worked with the family of Azerbaijan’s transportation minister and a powerful oligarch, Ziya Mammadov. The project has plenty of problems — it’s in the wrong part of town, and can’t compete with existing high-end hotels there — but seems likely to have fallen prey to the notoriously lax local ethics for business dealings.

>Adam Davidson describes in great detail in his investigative report how Mammadov was known as “notoriously corrupt even for Azerbaijan,” in a U.S. diplomatic cable leaked by WikiLeaks years ago. He and his family also have close ties to a prominent Iranian business family, the Darvishis, whose members headed Revolutionary Guard-controlled firms that the U.S. government accused of sponsoring terrorism abroad and engaging in illicit activity including drug trafficking and money laundering.

>With the Baku hotel deal, the Trump Organization may have violated federal corruption laws, including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), the New Yorker notes. The heart of the problem seems to be little due diligence before Trump jumped into the project, even though the country is known for being corrupt, his partners were billionaires on a $12,000-a-year-government salary, and corrupt practices were so commonly talked about they litter the State Department cables released by WikiLeaks and featured prominently in a 2014 Foreign Policy piece, “The Corleones of the Caspian.”

>“The entire Baku deal is a giant red flag — the direct involvement of foreign government officials and their relatives in Azerbaijan with ties to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard. Corruption warning signs are rarely more obvious,” Jessica Tillipman, an FCPA expert and assistant dean at George Washington University Law School, told the New Yorker.

>“The Trump Organization’s Baku project shows the lack of ‘extreme vetting’ Mr. Trump applied to his own business dealings in corruption-plagued regimes around the globe…. Congress — and the Trump Administration itself — has a duty to examine whether the President or his family is exposed to terrorist financing, sanctions, money laundering, and other imprudent associations through their business holdings and connections,” Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) said in an email to New Yorker.
>> No. 11249 ID: cce514
The New Yorker article notes that the hotel was basically built in the middle of a slum.

>A former top official in Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Tourism says that, when he learned of the Trump hotel project, he asked himself, “Why would someone put a luxury hotel there? Nobody who can afford to stay there would want to be in that neighborhood.”
>> No. 11250 ID: 2b33f7
https://is.gd/mWpjqn - U.S. Deploys Four EMARSS Spy Planes to Latin America
https://is.gd/TBXabf - Trump Loosens Drone War Checks, Giving Power to CIA
https://is.gd/JbePOC - Don’t call it a comeback: Sessions rescinds Justice Department phase out of private prisons
https://interc.pt/2neuvmK - Next Phase of Obamacare Repeal Will Target Mandate Requiring Prenatal Coverage, GOP Leader Tells
https://interc.pt/2mxpt7r - Intent of Trump's New Executive Order Is Basically Identical to His Original Muslim Ban
https://interc.pt/2mK3RF2 - Women and Children in Yemeni Village Recall Horror of Trump's "Highly Successful" SEAL Raid
https://interc.pt/2mGflc7 - New Evidence Contradicts Pentagon's Account of Yemen Raid, But General Closes the Case
https://interc.pt/2mmTnL3 - Trump Wants NSA Program Reauthorized But Won't Tell Congress How Many Americans It Spies On
>> No. 11251 ID: cce514
le ebbin swamp draining

>Patrick Shanahan, Boeing’s senior vice president for supply chain and operations, was nominated to become deputy defense secretary, according to a White House statement Thursday. Shanahan would serve as the deputy to Defense Secretary James Mattis, a retired Marine general, if confirmed by the Senate. He’d also have to pledge to recuse himself from issues involving Boeing for two years, according to Trump administration policies.
>> No. 11252 ID: d4c8ee
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Michel "I didn't take any money from Russia" Flynn revealed to have received $33,750 from Russia Today.

>RT, the Russian state-owned television network described by U.S. intelligence officials as “the Kremlin’s principal international propaganda outlet,” paid $45,386 for former Defense Intelligence Agency Director Michael Flynn to fly to Moscow to speak at its 10th anniversary celebration in December 2015, according to documents newly obtained by a congressional committee and provided to Yahoo News.

>At the Russian government’s expense, Flynn — who was fired last month as President Trump’s national security adviser — was accompanied by his son, Michael Flynn Jr., on the three-day, all-expenses-paid trip, where they both stayed at the five-star Hotel Metropol in Moscow next to Red Square, according to documents obtained from Flynn’s speakers’ bureau, Leading Authorities.

>The agency took a 25 percent commission, leaving $33,750 for Flynn. The Moscow booking was one of three speaking engagements the ex-DIA chief received from Russian interests after being fired from his Pentagon post in 2014 and before joining the Trump campaign as its principal national security adviser, the documents turned over to the committee show.

>Questions about Flynn’s 2015 appearance in Moscow first arose last July during an interview at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, when Yahoo News pressed him on who paid for the trip.

>“I didn’t take any money from Russia, if that’s what you’re asking me,” Flynn said at first. Then when asked who did him pay him, Flynn replied: “My speakers’ bureau — ask them.”
>> No. 11253 ID: fe1288
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>> No. 11254 ID: 9723b1
>“I didn’t take any money from Russia, if that’s what you’re asking me,” Flynn said at first. Then when asked who did him pay him, Flynn replied: “My speakers’ bureau — ask them.”
So he didn't take money from Russia, not to his knowledge at least.

Besides this doesn't make him a spy, unless you're suggesting he sold the country out for what, 30k? Is the flight costs and hotel fees counted in that?

Oh also
>Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
>State of Kuwait
wew lad now that's "betray your country" kind of money.
>> No. 11255 ID: cce514
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>> No. 11256 ID: cce514

>The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to Hillary Clinton's campaign, US officials told CNN.

>This is partly what FBI Director James Comey was referring to when he made a bombshell announcement Monday before Congress that the FBI is investigating the Trump campaign's ties to Russia, according to one source.

>The FBI is now reviewing that information, which includes human intelligence, travel, business and phone records and accounts of in-person meetings, according to those U.S. officials. The information is raising the suspicions of FBI counterintelligence investigators that the coordination may have taken place, though officials cautioned that the information was not conclusive and that the investigation is ongoing.

>One law enforcement official said the information in hand suggests "people connected to the campaign were in contact and it appeared they were giving the thumbs up to release information when it was ready."
>> No. 11257 ID: 9723b1
This kindergarten level inanity is the last resort of a hopeless man. Enjoy the next 18 years.

>unnamed sources
Wew lad and these unnamed sources are breaking the law apparently, because they're releasing information regarding an ONGOING INVESTIGATION.

Oh btw?
>phone records
Didn't CNN and FBI deny that wiretapping of Trump took place? And CNN is now claiming that FBI wiretapping of Trump is proving his collusion with Russia?

Fucking pick a lie already and stick to it, you can't shout multiple contradictory lies at people and expect to be taken seriously.
>> No. 11258 ID: ea8f9f
You don't use wiretaps to get phone records.
>> No. 11259 ID: d4c8ee
It's been revealed that Flynn was also plotting with the Turks too.
>Former CIA Director James Woolsey said that he attended a secret meeting in September with ousted Trump national security adviser Adm. Mike Flynn to plan a covert operation to “whisk away” a fugitive cleric and hand him over to Turkey’s authoritarian government.

>The Wall Street Journal reported Friday that Woolsey and other people present at the meeting confirmed that Flynn was coordinating with officials from the cabinet of right-wing Turkish Pres. Recep Tayyip Erdogan in anticipation of extraditing Fethullah Gulen back to Turkey should Trump win the presidency.

>The “dead of night” operation was intended to circumvent normal U.S. extradition laws, Woolsey said. The meeting took place on Sep. 19, and Woolsey said he arrived late only to be startled and alarmed that the discussion was treading into potentially illegal territory.

>The plan, according to Woolsey, was “a covert step in the dead of night to whisk this guy away.” Gulen is wanted in Turkey for allegedly aiding last summer’s failed military coup against the Erdogan regime.

>“It isn’t known who raised the idea or what Mr. Flynn concluded about it,” said the Journal.
>> No. 11260 ID: eb2308
Sources confirm trump is martian, refuse to comment on likelihood of anal probing becoming mandatory.
>> No. 11261 ID: d4c8ee
Russian foreign ministry is upset that people won't stop leaking stuff about their agents in the White House.


>Also, I would like to say that if the practice of leaking information that concerns not just the United States but also Russia, which has become a tradition in Washington in the past few years, continues, there will come a day when the media will publish leaks about the things that Washington asked us to keep secret, for example, things that happened during President Obama’s terms in office. Believe me, this could be very interesting information.

>Our American colleagues must decide if they respect the diplomatic procedure, if they keep their word on the arrangements made between us, primarily arrangements made at their own request, or we create a few very nice surprises for each other.
>> No. 11262 ID: 983596
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First heard about a CRA bill passed last month I totally would have called my congresspeople/senators about. Gonna keep watching that wikipedia page now.
>> No. 11263 ID: d4c8ee
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>Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is willing to testify before federal and congressional investigators, but only if he is granted immunity, his lawyer said Thursday.

>"Gen. Flynn certainly has a story to tell, and he very much wants to tell it, should the circumstances permit. ... No reasonable person, who has the benefit of advice from counsel, would submit to questioning in such a highly politicized, witch-hunt environment without assurances against unfair prosecution," Robert Kelner, Flynn's lawyer, said in a statement late Thursday.
>> No. 11264 ID: d4c8ee
>when you are given immunity that means you have probably committed a crime
>> No. 11265 ID: dd244d
>impeach drumpf
>she could still win!
How do you feel now that you know that Trump suggested the immunity and convinced Flynn to testify.

Who do you think this is going to implicate :^)

Does it matter if Obama had Trump wiretapped or spied on him in some other way? Watergate wasn't about wiretapping, as in literal tapping of a wire, either.

It's still both illegal and immoral.
>> No. 11266 ID: b70387
My comment is clearly in reference to >>116011 saying
>Didn't CNN and FBI deny that wiretapping of Trump took place? And CNN is now claiming that FBI wiretapping of Trump is proving his collusion with Russia?

Any investigation that happened or is happening appears to be within the bounds of the law.
>> No. 11267 ID: 9723b1
>You don't use wiretaps to get phone records.
Well I don't, but the FBI and NSA do.


See that? See how I took what you said, removed all meaning from it, and then tried to score some halfhearted nitpicky gotcha on a meaningless phrase?

That type of tactic should be familiar, it's kind of exactly what you did in this post >>116016
>> No. 11268 ID: b70387
Accusing someone of wiretapping him is a very serious thing, and he shouldn't use imprecise language, if he knows what happened isn't exactly that.
>> No. 11269 ID: a1c7fe

The point is that used colloquially, wiretapping is a term that applies to any type of high tech spying.

Trump is 100% right on that.

Denying it by claiming no physical wires were tapped is dumb.
>> No. 11270 ID: e188a9
And he has still provided absolutely no proof for his claims.

Who's ready for a national sales tax? Because I hear having money is for cucks.
>> No. 11271 ID: b70387

Former US Attorney: Susan Rice Ordered Spy Agencies To Produce ‘Detailed Spreadsheets’ Involving Trump

>Former President Barack Obama’s national security adviser Susan Rice ordered U.S. spy agencies to produce “detailed spreadsheets” of legal phone calls involving Donald Trump and his aides when he was running for president, according to former U.S. Attorney Joseph diGenova.

>“What was produced by the intelligence community at the request of Ms. Rice were detailed spreadsheets of intercepted phone calls with unmasked Trump associates in perfectly legal conversations with individuals,” diGenova told The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group Monday.

>“The overheard conversations involved no illegal activity by anybody of the Trump associates, or anyone they were speaking with,” diGenova said. “In short, the only apparent illegal activity was the unmasking of the people in the calls.”

>Other official sources with direct knowledge and who requested anonymity confirmed to TheDCNF diGenova’s description of surveillance reports Rice ordered one year before the 2016 presidential election.

Top Obama Adviser Sought Names of Trump Associates in Intel

>White House lawyers last month learned that the former national security adviser Susan Rice requested the identities of U.S. persons in raw intelligence reports on dozens of occasions that connect to the Donald Trump transition and campaign, according to U.S. officials familiar with the matter.

>The pattern of Rice's requests was discovered in a National Security Council review of the government's policy on "unmasking" the identities of individuals in the U.S. who are not targets of electronic eavesdropping, but whose communications are collected incidentally. Normally those names are redacted from summaries of monitored conversations and appear in reports as something like "U.S. Person One."

>The intelligence reports were summaries of monitored conversations -- primarily between foreign officials discussing the Trump transition, but also in some cases direct contact between members of the Trump team and monitored foreign officials. One U.S. official familiar with the reports said they contained valuable political information on the Trump transition such as whom the Trump team was meeting, the views of Trump associates on foreign policy matters and plans for the incoming administration.


>Rice's requests to unmask the names of Trump transition officials do not vindicate Trump's own tweets from March 4 in which he accused Obama of illegally tapping Trump Tower. There remains no evidence to support that claim.

>But Rice's multiple requests to learn the identities of Trump officials discussed in intelligence reports during the transition period does highlight a longstanding concern for civil liberties advocates about U.S. surveillance programs. The standard for senior officials to learn the names of U.S. persons incidentally collected is that it must have some foreign intelligence value, a standard that can apply to almost anything. This suggests Rice's unmasking requests were likely within the law.
>> No. 11272 ID: d4c8ee
>The C.I.A. told senior lawmakers in classified briefings last summer that it had information indicating that Russia was working to help elect Donald J. Trump president, a finding that did not emerge publicly until after Mr. Trump’s victory months later, former government officials say.

>The briefings indicate that intelligence officials had evidence of Russia’s intentions to help Mr. Trump much earlier in the presidential campaign than previously thought. The briefings also reveal a critical split last summer between the C.I.A. and counterparts at the F.B.I., where a number of senior officials continued to believe through last fall that Russia’s cyberattacks were aimed only at disrupting America’s political system, and not at getting Mr. Trump elected, according to interviews.

>The former officials said that in late August — 10 weeks before the election — John O. Brennan, then the C.I.A. director, was so concerned about increasing evidence of Russia’s election meddling that he began a series of urgent, individual briefings for eight top members of Congress, some of them on secure phone lines while they were on their summer break.

>It is unclear what new intelligence might have prompted the classified briefings. But with concerns growing both internally and publicly at the time about a significant Russian breach of the Democratic National Committee, the C.I.A. began seeing signs of possible connections to the Trump campaign, the officials said. By the final weeks of the campaign, Congress and the intelligence agencies were racing to understand the scope of the Russia threat.
>> No. 11273 ID: 185975
>The C.I.A.
>senior lawmakers
>former government officials
>senior officials
>members of Congress
>the officials
I'm impressed.

>John O. Brennan
>Obamas personal assistant
Ah ha. We're beginning to see why the other "sources" remain undisclosed.

>significant Russian breach of the Democratic National Committee
The password was Obama08, and the source of the information is a berniebro whistleblower.

Nice try to paper over facts though.
>> No. 11274 ID: d4c8ee
Trump voters will have their property seized and be forced out of their homes if the wall gets built. And some might end up living in Mexico when they send out surveyors to check where the border actually is.


>Trump supporters in Texas are coming to the realization that their vote for the president may force some of them out of their homes for less than they are worth, with others finding out that — if they stay — they’ll be living in Mexico if his wall is built.

>According to one family who had their farm cut in half — part of it in the U.S., part of it in Mexico — they are still stunned that government was able to take their property 10 years ago.

>“I was very angry, I just kept saying, how can they do that? How is that possible in the United States that they can do this?” D’Ann Loop of Brownsville recalled. “They put up a fence in front of our land and then keep us in here — lock us in. I didn’t understand. I was very — I was floored and flabbergasted.”

>According to Loop, all of their property is now on the Mexico side after losing in court.

>“It left us no property on the U.S. side of the border wall, including my house,” she explained. “Everything was behind — on the Mexican side of the U.S. border fence,” with her husband adding they enter the U.S. through a locked gate

>According to Pat Bell of River Bend, she voted for Trump but never supported his border wall plan, and now she may have to get a lawyer because her home will no longer be in Texas.

>Saying fences and walls don’t work, Bell said she’ll fight to stop it.

>“Absolutely I would go to the people who are in charge and, you hate to say I would get a lawyer, but if it comes to that issue, you would,” she explained.
>> No. 11275 ID: 791f24
>implying Obama liked Hillary or even wanted her to win
Obama was forced to tolerate her and used her to his advantage, but he didn't like her or respect her, he was the one that shit on her coronation in 2008. She had the private email server because she didn't want Obama looking at her shit. Nobody else was in control of the government's spy organizations when Hillary decided to have a private email server. All of this Russia shit may be Obama trying to cover up his own hand in sabotaging the Clinton campaign. Who appointed James Comey as FBI boss? Putin?
>> No. 11276 ID: 04b349
Trump's constant visits to Palm Beach is costing the city and local businesses millions of dollars in revenue.
>> No. 11277 ID: 9723b1
>ahurrr bummer don lyk hilldog
He campaigned for her 24/7 while still being paid by the tax money of the 75% of the country that didn't vote for him.

Goddamn it Jedi stop petting your wiener and attend to this!

("This is for Jedi, get your grubby paws off it senseless")
(Being silly.)
>> No. 11278 ID: b70387
FBI obtained FISA warrant to monitor former Trump adviser Carter Page

>The FBI obtained a secret court order last summer to monitor the communications of an adviser to presidential candidate Donald Trump, part of an investigation into possible links between Russia and the campaign, law enforcement and other U.S. officials said.

>The FBI and the Justice Department obtained the warrant targeting Carter Page’s communications after convincing a Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court judge that there was probable cause to believe Page was acting as an agent of a foreign power, in this case Russia, according to the officials.

>This is the clearest evidence so far that the FBI had reason to believe during the 2016 presidential campaign that a Trump campaign adviser was in touch with Russian agents. Such contacts are now at the center of an investigation into whether the campaign coordinated with the Russian government to swing the election in Trump’s favor.


>A former Trump campaign adviser said Page submitted policy memos to the campaign and several times asked to be given a meeting with Trump, though his request was never granted. “He was one of the more active ones, in terms of being in touch,” the adviser said.


>Officials have said the FBI and the Justice Department were particularly reluctant to seek FISA warrants of campaign figures during the 2016 presidential race because of concerns that agents would inadvertently eavesdrop on political talk. To obtain a FISA warrant, prosecutors must show that a significant purpose of the warrant is to obtain foreign intelligence information.

>Page is the only American to have had his communications directly targeted with a FISA warrant in 2016 as part of the Russia probe, officials said.
>> No. 11279 ID: 791f24
the campaigning was just keeping up appearances.
my conspiracy theory is as valid as anyone else's until proven wrong.
>> No. 11280 ID: 9723b1
>Being silly is a bannable offense
Then let me be serious: Why must you act like a child? Is it the ginger genetics? Grow the fuck up.

Shareblue is a propaganda outlet, it is not news, and I know you wouldn't tolerate anyone posting stormfront so kindly be consistent for once.
>> No. 11281 ID: cce514
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>Shareblue is a propaganda outlet, it is not news,

So is wikileaks but it doesn't make the documents they host any less real.
>> No. 11282 ID: b70387
What he said >>116311. Also, one-hour, one-board ban. Gotta get my manlet frustrations out somehow.
>> No. 11283 ID: 9723b1
In the history of the office of the president no location has been "reimbursed" for being visited.

They demand Trump pay out of pocket because law enforcement has to prevent the crackheads Soros shipped in from rioting. That's like me paying for someone to fuck you in the ass, then charging you for the service of not getting fucked in the ass.

Why not block the rioters from entering? Why not complain to Soros? Why not turn the fact that the president is routinely visiting into a tourist attraction and rake in millions? Considering three congresspeople signed this "letter", why not pass a law in congress appropriating some extra funds for palm beach? Because they don't want a solution, it's retarded virtue signalling.

Trump will either ignore it, because he's in the executive branch and cant do these congressmens job for them, or he'll do something lulzworthy and offer them a loan with 30% interest.

tl;dr fake news posted on operatorchan by people being paid to be disruptive
>> No. 11288 ID: 71c91b
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https://is.gd/lJd6pY - Trump Releases His Budget Draft Proposal; Reads Straight Out Of Republican Playbook
https://is.gd/lMxS2n - Trump's First Budget Proposal Would Gut EPA/USDA
https://is.gd/Zylid6 - And 62 Other Agencies And Programs, While Funneling That Money To The Military and Police
https://is.gd/kjK6Jd - U.S. Pressure Forces G20 To Drop Climate Change Financing From Joint Statement
https://is.gd/H50I7B - Trump Repeal of Climate Rules Means U.S. Paris Target May Now Be Out of Reach; Under Trump it's Heading In The Opposite Direction
https://is.gd/M5CuvQ - Trump Repeals Regulation Protecting Workers From Wage Theft

https://is.gd/5xi5TS - U.S. Allegedly Killed 200 Civilians In Mosul Air Strike
https://is.gd/q8e4jC - And Dozens In Syria
https://is.gd/O6uFwq - U.S. Military Has Allegedly Killed More than 1,000 Civilians In The Month Of March

https://is.gd/Tteobx - Trump Signs "Citizens United For Churches" Executive Order
https://is.gd/lu8ZLl - Betsy DeVos Undoes Obama Student Loan Protections
https://is.gd/VLsMyr - Donald Trump Expected to Pick Shadow Banker for Key Position at the Fed

https://is.gd/3IMd38 - Larry Summers Had the Power to Punish Wall Street. Now He's Slamming Obama's Gentle Treatment.
https://is.gd/t1Gby9 - Trump's CIA Director Pompeo, Targeting WikiLeaks, Explicitly Threatens Speech and Press Freedoms
https://is.gd/qWGqtg - Alexander Acosta, Who Refused To Prosecute Billionaire Pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, Nominated For Labor Secretary

>Trump promises to "drain the swamp", then fills the Federal Government full of wealth-addicted promise-breakers according to the will of the .01%

If these news posts haven't opened your eyes that Trump is just a puppet of the super rich transnational capitalist class and has been playing from their playbook from the start, I have some beachfront property in Florida to sell you.

Pic related because if Trump wasn't a puppet then the guy who posted said pic must be a precognitive
>> No. 11291 ID: 572056
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wtf is that, an image for ANTS?

Also that post is right here: >>115126
>> No. 11292 ID: cce514
Trump orders FCC to create Safe Space for him.


>Late night talk show host Stephen Colbert’s controversial joke about President Trump drew the attention of the Federal Communications Commission. The agency received “a number” of complaints about Colbert’s commentary earlier in the week, according to the FCC’s chief.

>FCC Chairman Ajit Pai promised to “take the appropriate action” following a comprehensive investigation of Colbert’s remarks.

>The FCC's response will depend on whether Colbert’s remarks are considered “obscene.”

>“We are going to take the facts that we find and we are going to apply the law as it’s been set out by the Supreme Court and other courts and we’ll take the appropriate action,” he told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT Thursday.
>> No. 11293 ID: 71fd09
>Trump orders...
I see no evidence of this.
>> No. 11294 ID: 8a1fae
drain the swamp lmao
>In the ballroom of the Ritz-Carlton on Saturday, Chinese investors were advised to invest sooner rather than later in case the rules change. “Invest early, and you will invest under the old rules,” one speaker said.

>The woman identified as “Jared’s sister” was believed to be Nicole Kushner, who is involved in the family business, not Dara Kushner, who generally stays out of the spotlight. But the woman’s face was not clearly visible from the back of the ballroom, where reporters were told to remain.

>Saturday’s event in Beijing was hosted by the Chinese company Qiaowai, which connects U.S. companies with Chinese investors. The tagline on a brochure for the event: “Invest $500,000 and immigrate to the United States.”
>> No. 11295 ID: aadd02
>“Invest $500,000 and immigrate to the United States.”
If you are rich and want to invest in American business, we will fast track your citizenship. This is not a secret. This is policy, it has been for years, and it's generally good for America.
>> No. 11296 ID: b70387
Yeah, but they're talking about ending that program, which would provide added incentive to take advantage of it now.
>> No. 11297 ID: 8ea750
Obama: "Donny don't touch that stove, it's hot"
Trump: "I can do what I want! I'm a big boy!"
*5 minutes later*
Trump: "Aaaah! Obama you rat! This is your fault!"

>President Barack Obama warned Donald J. Trump against hiring Michael T. Flynn to be part of his national security team when Mr. Obama met with his successor in the Oval Office two days after the November election, two former Obama administration officials said on Monday.

>Mr. Obama, who had fired Mr. Flynn as the head of the Defense Intelligence Agency, told Mr. Trump that he would have profound concerns about Mr. Flynn becoming a top national security aide, said the administration officials, who were briefed on the Oval Office conversation. Mr. Trump later ignored the advice, naming Mr. Flynn to be his national security adviser.

>Mr. Flynn was forced out of that position after it was revealed that he had lied to Vice President Mike Pence about his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States, amid a continuing investigation into connections between the Russian government and the Trump campaign.
>> No. 11298 ID: d4c8ee
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Trump: "Aaaah! Obama you rat! How could you give your own successor the ol' spicy general?!"

>> No. 11299 ID: 02ca39
Guess Comey was getting too close to the truth.
>> No. 11300 ID: d4c8ee
The "official" reason is that he was too hard on Hillary over the emails. It's Nixon firing AGs until he can find one who will do what he wants (or in this case, stop investigating him) all over again.


Also the senate intel committee investigation just ordered the Treasury Department to start turning over information.

Grand jury subpoenas have also been issued into the investigation into Flynn.
>> No. 11301 ID: bf8856
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imagine the outcry from all of the self-identified patriots, constitutionalists and so-called conservatives on this board if president obama had fired comey over the clinton investigation back in september.
looks like when its their guy they all say he dindu nuffin
>> No. 11302 ID: 84dc01

lol Jesus, it's like watching schizophrenics try to work shit out. Keep frothing.
>> No. 11303 ID: d4c8ee
>He had grown enraged by the Russia investigation, two advisers said, frustrated by his inability to control the mushrooming narrative around Russia. He repeatedly asked aides why the Russia investigation wouldn’t disappear and demanded they speak out for him. He would sometimes scream at television clips about the probe, one adviser said.

>Trump had grown angry with the Russia investigation — particularly Comey admitting in front of the Senate that the FBI was investigating his campaign — and that the FBI director wouldn't support his claims that President Barack Obama had tapped his phones in Trump Tower.

>Bipartisan criticism of Comey had mounted since last summer after his lengthy statement outlining why he was closing the investigation into Clinton’s private email server.

>But the fallout seemed to take the White House by surprise. Trump made a round of calls around 5 p.m., asking for support from senators. White House officials believed it would be a "win-win" because Republicans and Democrats alike have problems with the FBI director, one person briefed on their deliberations said.

>Instead, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer told him he was making a big mistake — and Trump seemed "taken aback," according to a person familiar with the call.

>By Tuesday evening, the president was watching the coverage of his decision and frustrated no one was on TV defending him, a White House official said. He wanted surrogates out there beating the drum.

>Instead, advisers were attacking each other for not realizing the gravity of the situation as events blew up. "How are you not defending your position for three solid hours on TV?" the White House aide said.
>> No. 11304 ID: aadd02
I liked Comey. He seemed bipartisan and fearless. Can't say I'm surprised by this though.
>> No. 11305 ID: 749934
Trump meets with handler day after firing man investigating him for treason.
>A day after firing the FBI director who had been overseeing the sweeping probe into his campaign's ties to Russia, President Trump has just one event on his public schedule: an Oval Office meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

>The sit-down between Trump and Lavrov, the first face-to-face contact the president has had with a senior official of the Russian government, will take place Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. in the White House. It will be closed to the press, according to the White House schedule.
>> No. 11306 ID: f21a80
"lol who needs opsec when you've got great deals?" says trump as russians bug oval office.


>A photographer for a Russian state-owned news agency was allowed into the Oval Office on Wednesday during President Trump’s meeting with Russian diplomats, a level of access that was criticized by former U.S. intelligence officials as a potential security breach.

>The officials cited the danger that a listening device or other surveillance equipment could have been brought into the Oval Office while hidden in cameras or other electronics. Former U.S. intelligence officials raised questions after photos of Trump’s meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov were posted online by the Tass news agency.

>Among those commenting on the issue was former deputy CIA director David S. Cohen. Responding to a question posed online about whether it was a sound decision to allow the photographer into the Oval Office, Cohen replied on Twitter: “No it was not.” He declined to elaborate when reached by phone.
>> No. 11307 ID: d4c8ee
FBI acting director McCabe contradicts White House statements.
>“Director Comey enjoyed broad support within the F.B.I. and still does to this day,” Mr. McCabe said at the hearing.

>“The vast majority of F.B.I. employees enjoyed a deep and positive connection to Director Comey,” he added.

>Mr. McCabe also said that the Justice Department’s investigation into whether any Trump associates colluded with Russia in the presidential election was “highly significant,” another direct contradiction of the White House.

>A day earlier, a spokeswoman for Mr. Trump, trying to parry accusations that Mr. Comey’s firing was related to the Russia inquiry, called it “probably one of the smallest things that they’ve got going on their plate” at the F.B.I.

Trump admits reason for firing Comey was a lie.
>On Tuesday, President Trump said he fired FBI Director James Comey “based on the clear recommendations of both Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions.”

>On Thursday, Trump told NBC’s Lester Holt that “regardless of recommendation, I was going to fire Comey.”

>It’s a stunning reversal. It’s tantamount to an official admission that the original explanation the Trump administration gave for Comey’s firing — which presented a three-page memo from Deputy AG Rosenstein, about Comey’s handling of the 2016 investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server as secretary of state, as the justification for the move — was a lie.

FBI and US Marshals raid GOP campaign advisor offices in VA.
>> No. 11308 ID: d4c8ee
One thing that's interesting is that none of the official press releases, readout or schedules mention that Kyslak, a active FSB officer, attended, and that he has been cropped out of all the photos released by the WH.
>> No. 11309 ID: aadd02

President Trump suggested Friday that there may be “tapes” of his private conversations with FBI Director James B. Comey, whom he fired earlier this week, in an apparent attempt to threaten Comey about “leaking to the press.”

James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!

— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 12, 2017

In his tweet, Trump appears to suggest that he may have recordings of his communications with Comey. It is unclear if such tapes exist, however.

White House spokespeople did not immediately respond to questions about whether Trump had in fact taped his conversations with Comey.

Trump put the word tapes in quotation marks, indicating that perhaps there may be a record of some kind if not an actual audio or video recording.
>> No. 11310 ID: a8529b
Apparently he also tried to make Comey swear loyalty to him.
>what would happen if I demanded your loyalty?
>i would be extremely honest

>As they ate, the president and Mr. Comey made small talk about the election and the crowd sizes at Mr. Trump’s rallies. The president then turned the conversation to whether Mr. Comey would pledge his loyalty to him.

>Mr. Comey declined to make that pledge. Instead, Mr. Comey has recounted to others, he told Mr. Trump that he would always be honest with him, but that he was not “reliable” in the conventional political sense.

Now before somebody goes "BUT HE'S THE PRESIDENT" I'll direct them to this article by a USAF pilot about integrity vs loyalty:
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I got Gorsuch on the SCOTUS. I expected little else from Trump.

He will be fighting the Bush/McCain faction of the republican party as well as the democrats for the next four years
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