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  # 1783884 17-May-2017 20:43
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joker97:

 

Did The Simpsons make any predictions regarding the Trump presidency?

 

 

Read all about it: Bart to the Future

 

The seventeenth episode of the eleventh season of The Simpsons, broadcast pn the Fox network on March 19, 2000.

 





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  # 1783992 18-May-2017 08:33
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I'm not getting too enthusiastic about the prospect of Trump being removed from office any time soon:

 

 

Shows that the Democrats have a lot of work to do.

 

I'm also curious as despite unpopular policies when polled on many single issues, some governments still seem to be able to keep approval/popularity of opposition parties down.

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  # 1784069 18-May-2017 11:00
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I'm not getting too enthusiastic about the prospect of Trump being removed from office any time soon:



Shows that the Democrats have a lot of work to do.


I'm also curious as despite unpopular policies when polled on many single issues, some governments still seem to be able to keep approval/popularity of opposition parties down.


 



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  # 1784072 18-May-2017 11:05
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Real breaking news for once: A special prosecutor has just been appointed by the deputy attorney general to investigate Russian involvement in the election. He will also have a mandate to look into any associated matters. Maybe I will win my non-wager after all.

 

 





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  # 1784073 18-May-2017 11:07
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What staggers me is that the Republican Party doesn't seem to care that this fool is making America the laughing stock of the world.

 



Off course they care, how many Republicans whine and criticize him? Plenty. He is the POTUS, they are stuck with


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  # 1784077 18-May-2017 11:09
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Sorry, am out of the country and iPad only, selecting part of a post is hopeless, sorry for double post also

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  # 1784080 18-May-2017 11:15
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joker97:
Fred99:

I'm not getting too enthusiastic about the prospect of Trump being removed from office any time soon:



Shows that the Democrats have a lot of work to do.


I'm also curious as despite unpopular policies when polled on many single issues, some governments still seem to be able to keep approval/popularity of opposition parties down.


 



Exactly


Perhaps its acceptance as it cannot be changed, Devil you know, checks and balances keeping him in check, and he is in the news, the Demo's aren't

 
 
 
 


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  # 1784094 18-May-2017 11:49
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Maybe my comment about him being a Manchurian candidate isn't so far-fetched after all.

 

 





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  # 1784101 18-May-2017 11:58
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Op-ed piece in New York Times, from a multiple Pulitzer award winning reporter.

https://www.nytimes.com/2017/05/16/opinion/trump-republicans-2018-elections.html

"Chicken or fish"

"Since President Trump’s firing of F.B.I. Director James Comey, one question has been repeated over and over: With Democrats lacking any real governing power, are there a few good elected men or women in the Republican Party who will stand up to the president’s abuse of power as their predecessors did during Watergate?

And this question will surely get louder with the report that Trump asked Comey in February to halt the investigation into the president’s former national security adviser.

But we already know the answer: No.

The G.O.P. never would have embraced someone like Trump in the first place — an indecent man with a record of multiple bankruptcies, unpaid bills and alleged sexual harassments who lies as he breathes — for the answer to ever be yes. Virtually all the good men and women in this party’s leadership have been purged or silenced; those who are left have either been bought off by lobbies or have cynically decided to take a ride on Trump’s Good Ship Lollipop to exploit it for any number of different agendas.

It has not been without costs. Trump has made every person in his orbit look like either a 'liar or a fool,' as David Axelrod put it. So call off the search. There will be no G.O.P. mutiny, even if Trump resembles Captain Queeg more each day.

That's why the only relevant question is this: Are there tens of millions of good men and women in America ready to run and vote as Democrats or independents in the 2018 congressional elections and replace the current G.O.P. majority in the House and maybe the Senate?

Nothing else matters — this is now a raw contest of power.

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Run as, raise money for or register someone to vote for a Democrat or independent running for House or Senate on Nov. 6, 2018. Nothing else matters.

It's chicken or fish, baby. It’s just chicken or fish."



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  # 1784237 18-May-2017 14:05
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Rikkitic:

 

Maybe my comment about him being a Manchurian candidate isn't so far-fetched after all.

 

 


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  # 1784272 18-May-2017 14:23
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When the financial markets start to pick the outcome. You know what is likely to happen. 


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  # 1784351 18-May-2017 16:57
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When the financial markets start to pick the outcome. You know what is likely to happen. 

 

 

BBC News: Global stock markets fall as Trump turmoil intensifies

 

"Big falls on US stock markets have dragged down Asian shares over fears the political controversy surrounding President Trump will blunt his ability to deliver tax and regulatory reform."





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  # 1784370 18-May-2017 17:57
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The level of Republican support for Trump seems overstated. He's hardly even a Republican party candidate. The deck was stacked by various means to nominate him. The degree to which the Republican Party is a cohesive party is also overstated.

Granted it's not a whole lot different for the Democrats. If they had a genuine national platform and a plan they could probably win it.

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  # 1784374 18-May-2017 18:08
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He has said this week that he is the worst treated politician in history. I wonder what regard he had for Hitler, Stalin, Pol Pot or Colin Craig ?





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