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  # 2166100 23-Jan-2019 11:27
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^^^ I'm just waiting for him to remove his Trump mask and reveal that he's really one of our reptilian overlords. Then everything will finally make sense.


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  # 2166118 23-Jan-2019 11:39
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DarthKermit:

 

^^^ I'm just waiting for him to remove his Trump mask and reveal that he's really one of our reptilian overlords. Then everything will finally make sense.

 

 

 

 

Only if turns out that the reptilian overlords are doing it for an elaborate practical joke. No species with interstellar travel could be that stupid on purpose.





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  # 2166120 23-Jan-2019 11:43
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Must be about time for his emergency option.

 

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Unless those manning the voting booths in 2020 are happy to work for free


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  # 2166139 23-Jan-2019 12:12
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Rikkitic:

 

Snakes in the White House.

 

 

A must-read!





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  # 2166173 23-Jan-2019 12:59
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Speaking of snakes...

 

ANN COULTER ONCE CALLED TRUMP A ‘GOD.’ NOW SHE SAYS HE’S ‘GUTLESS’ IF HE CAN’T BUILD THE WALL.

 


By Eli Rosenberg
December 20, 2018

 

December 20, 2018

 

It was a partnership forged by necessity: Ann Coulter, the far-right commentator and provocateur, and Donald Trump, the reality-show star and Democrat-turned-Republican icon.

 

And for a while, it seemed like it was working. Trump touted Coulter’s books and support on Twitter. Coulter returned the favor, calling Trump an “emperor god” and titling a recent book “In Trump We Trust.”

 

They have a common goal: to build the wall on the southern border with Mexico that Trump made a central promise of his presidential campaign.

 

But Coulter has been one of the many voices from the far-right who has made it clear that their support is contingent on Trump being able to carry out his campaign pledge. It is unclear where she stands on Trump’s campaign vows to have Mexico pay for the wall.

 

This week, Trump unfollowed Coulter on Twitter, according to an automated account that tracks changes to the Twitter accounts of the Trump family.

 

The small slight was a sign of the tension that swelled this week between the president and his far-right supporters after the White House signaled Trump would back away from his vow to shut down the government if funding was not secured for the border wall.

 

Coulter, along with other allies in the hyperpartisan world of conservative media, led the charge, unleashing a full attack: on Twitter, in her writing and on a podcast.

 

“Gutless President in Wall-Less Country,” her column, which ran on Breitbart, was titled.

 

“This utterly unlikely and, at least for president, in many ways, a not particularly attractive presidential candidate beat the most qualified woman ever to run for the office, basically on one promise: the promise to build a wall and never backing down on that,” she said on the Daily Caller’s podcast.

 

She said Trump’s White House risked becoming a “joke presidency that scammed the American people” if he wasn’t able to get the wall built, and said she wouldn’t vote for him in 2020 if he didn’t.

 

“Why would you?” she said. “To make sure Ivanka and Jared can make money? That seems to be the main point of the presidency at this point.”

 

On Twitter, she tweeted a barrage of criticism about Trump.

 

A master troll, she even ret-weeted an interview from the 1990s in which she spoke glowingly about the importance of the Constitution’s impeachment clause.

 

Trump changed tack on Thursday after pressure from his base, saying he wouldn’t sign a budget deal that would avert a government shutdown without money for the wall. And Coulter had a retort.

 

“BREAKING: Doctors announce world’s first successful spine transplant,” she wrote.

 

Later, she tweeted, “Maybe if we left Jared’s friend, Saudi prince MSB [sic], alone with Trump we’d get a wall!”

 

Coulter was referring to Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, often referred to as MBS, who has been accused of ordering the killing of dissident journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

 

Coulter’s anger over the lack of a border wall has been building throughout Trump’s presidency. In September 2017, she went on another Twitter tear, issuing satirical insults directed at the president and again raising questions about impeachment.

 

She had drawn her line in the sand previously. In “In Trump We Trust,” she wrote that there was nothing Trump could do “that won’t be forgiven,” except one thing: “change his immigration policies.”

 

She told The Washington Post via email that Trump’s Twitter snub was a minor slight.

 

“I don’t think the important thing is his quitting as a follower, it’s his quitting as a leader,” she wrote.

 

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Note: The above report is real. The following one is...well...Borowitz :-)

 

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ANN COULTER DEMANDS SHE DELIVER STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS

 

 

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In blistering remarks aimed at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Ann Coulter demanded on Tuesday that she be allowed to deliver the 2019 State of the Union address.

 

“Nancy Pelosi should stop playing politics with the State of the Union,” Coulter told reporters. “Tradition dictates that I deliver that speech next week, and I intend to do just that.”

 

The conservative pundit scoffed at congressional Democrats’ condition that she reopen the government before being able to deliver the State of the Union.

 

“Clearly, since becoming Speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi has let power go to her head,” Coulter said.

 

Coulter indicated that she would use the State of the Union to speak to the American people not only about the border wall but also about her plans for the economy, trade, and America’s role in NATO.

 

“The American people have put tremendous faith in me,” she said. “I am not about to let Nancy Pelosi stop me from doing the job I was elected to do.”





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  # 2166244 23-Jan-2019 13:27
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The Washington Post - Trump’s phony ‘compromise’ has now been unmasked as a total sham

 

January 22 at 10:20 AM

 


President Trump and his allies have spent days talking up the idea that his new proposal to reopen the government constitutes a “compromise.”

 

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has vowed to bring the proposal to a vote this week, arguing that it’s a “compromise” that includes “priorities” that “both sides” want.

 

Vice President Pence insisted that it’s a “compromise” that has been offered in “good faith.”

 

But on Monday night, Senate Republicans released the bill text of this supposed “compromise.”

 

Surprise: It has been so loaded up with poison pills that it looks as if it was deliberately constructed to make it impossible for Democrats to support.

 

If so, that would be perfectly in keeping with the M.O. that we’ve already seen from top adviser Stephen Miller, who appears devoted to scuttling any and all policies that could actually prompt compromises but which don’t endeavor to reduce the total number of immigrants in the United States to as low a figure as possible. ...

 

The proposal on the dreamers was whittled down to the point where it only undoes the disaster Trump himself is orchestrating.

This is nothing remotely like a compromise offer. ...

 



 





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  # 2166252 23-Jan-2019 13:33
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Yes, Pelosi says it offers a temporary change that Trump previously orchestrated, in return for a permanent wall


 
 
 
 


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  # 2166275 23-Jan-2019 14:00
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Yes, Pelosi says it offers a temporary change that Trump previously orchestrated, in return for a permanent wall

 

 

I assume you read that somewhere else? Pelosi is not even mentioned in Sideface's Washington Post report link.





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  # 2166277 23-Jan-2019 14:06
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tdgeek:

 

Yes, Pelosi says it offers a temporary change that Trump previously orchestrated, in return for a permanent wall

 

 

I assume you read that somewhere else? Pelosi is not even mentioned in Sideface's Washington Post report link.

 

 

Had CNN on this morning as background and it was aired on a guys interview with a few others


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  # 2166278 23-Jan-2019 14:07
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I saw that too. It was probably CNN. Otherwise MSNBC.

 

 





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  # 2166279 23-Jan-2019 14:09
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I see the confusion, I used the word orchestrated which @sideface post also did, coincidence


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The New York Times - At the One-Issue White House, the Standoff Over a Border Wall Displaces Other Priorities

 

Jan. 22, 2019

 

 

WASHINGTON — For the last month, President Trump’s public schedule has mostly been a sparse document.

 

The one issued for Tuesday, for instance, listed only his daily intelligence briefing and lunch with the vice president. No new policy announcements. No new cabinet appointments.

 

As the partial government shutdown enters its 33rd day, Democrats accuse Mr. Trump of hostage-taking tactics, but among the hostages has been his own presidency.

 

Other than his single-minded pursuit of a border wall, Mr. Trump has all but put on hold advancing the rest of his agenda.

 

It has become, as one administration official put it, a one-issue White House.

 

The wall has become the singular issue for Mr. Trump because he has become convinced that his presidency is on the line. ...

 

 





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  # 2166394 23-Jan-2019 16:59
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The New York Times - Senate Leaders Plan Competing Bills to End Shutdown

 

Jan. 22, 2019

 


WASHINGTON — The Senate will hold competing votes on Thursday on President Trump’s proposal to spend $5.7 billion on a border wall and on a Democratic bill that would fund the government through Feb. 8 without a wall.

 

It will be the first time the Senate has stepped off the sidelines to try to end the month-long government shutdown.

 

The procedural move by Senators Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, the majority leader, and Chuck Schumer of New York, the Democratic leader, is the first time the parties have agreed to do virtually anything since the shutdown began Dec. 22.

 

With most Republicans united behind Mr. Trump’s insistence that any legislation to reopen the government include money for a border wall and most Democrats opposed to the linkage, neither measure is expected to draw the 60 votes required to advance.

 

That means Friday is likely to come and go without action to end the shutdown, forcing 800,000 federal workers to go without a paycheck for the second time this month.

 

But there was hope that the votes could usher in a more cooperative phase in a crisis that has so far been marked almost entirely by partisan posturing; if both measures fall short, the votes could add new energy to efforts to negotiate a bipartisan compromise.

 

With the shutdown now in its fifth week, the pressure is growing on both parties to reopen the government. ...

 

 





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  # 2166403 23-Jan-2019 17:30
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Rudy Giuliani Has Out-Giuliani'ed Himself

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Rudy Giuliani spent the weekend assuring America that his client's business dealings with the Kremlin lasted MUCH longer than we thought.


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  # 2166406 23-Jan-2019 17:36
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Leon Bridges Sings Donald Trump's Tweets
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