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Re: Deeper into the Trump Abyss.
« Reply #420 on: March 13, 2018, 02:23:33 PM »
https://www.geo.tv/latest/186155-cia-chief-mike-pompeo-to-be-us-secretary-of-state-after-rex-tillerson-sacked

The suggestion is it is becsuse he supported Britain's stance over the use of a nerve agent in the attempted murder of an ex Russian double agent. It seems Trump disagrees.

This is another boost for Putin, but Trump is too fucking thick to realise that. Like any politician Tillerson had his bad points but, so far, seemed to be one of the more sensible members of the Trump Shite House team.
This goes onto the "Trump is Putin's bitch" mountain of evidence. I agree that Tillerson was probably near the top of the shit pile, one of the best of the worst. How terrible it is that someone that would have been seen as a shit appointment in any other administration is one of the better ones in this one. And even then gets fired.

Pompeo is going to be worse, dropping the Trump administration to a new low. Looks like Kelly is now at the top of the shit pile, and he's a terrible person too.

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Re: Deeper into the Trump Abyss.
« Reply #421 on: March 13, 2018, 02:47:28 PM »
https://www.geo.tv/latest/186155-cia-chief-mike-pompeo-to-be-us-secretary-of-state-after-rex-tillerson-sacked

The suggestion is it is becsuse he supported Britain's stance over the use of a nerve agent in the attempted murder of an ex Russian double agent. It seems Trump disagrees.

This is another boost for Putin, but Trump is too fucking thick to realise that. Like any politician Tillerson had his bad points but, so far, seemed to be one of the more sensible members of the Trump Shite House team.
This goes onto the "Trump is Putin's bitch" mountain of evidence. I agree that Tillerson was probably near the top of the shit pile, one of the best of the worst. How terrible it is that someone that would have been seen as a shit appointment in any other administration is one of the better ones in this one. And even then gets fired.

Pompeo is going to be worse, dropping the Trump administration to a new low. Looks like Kelly is now at the top of the shit pile, and he's a terrible person too.

Later news on the radio indicates that Trump is going to speak with May and, if he agrees, will condemn Russia. There seems to be the usual rhetoric and, probably deliberate, misreading of what has been said. Russia is well known for shouting at the top of its voice whether they are guilty or innocent. Think it is a cultural thing. We had a Russian chemical engineer at work - if you made a mistake with his experiment he threw a total wobbly and had to be warned about throwing things around - in a chemistry lab! If he got yours wrong it was just a shrug and a "So what, just do it again." He simply could not be in the wrong, you were just being "nationalist" or "political" if you criticised him. He went back home early, thankfully.

A previous three times Sec. Of State (name missed) says Trump's attitude is confusing and worrying to many over there. No change then.
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Re: Deeper into the Trump Abyss.
« Reply #422 on: March 13, 2018, 04:11:45 PM »
I knew a Russian guy that was chill about making mistakes. I knew a whole Russian family that had a health attitude about failure, not so much about disobedient kids with certain infractions.

I knew one non-Russian guy that threw a case of Pepsi one can at a time all over the place because it wasn't Coca-Cola.

Russia though, can't outright admit to doing these bad things or they risk making enemies of most other countries, at least not until they control of have the support of enough countries to have a shot at winning the war. Obvious targets of support are nuclear powers. Because even one nuclear bomb hitting them would be devastating, they either need the support of those countries or for those countries to be so chaotic that they won't do anything so drastic.

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Re: Deeper into the Trump Abyss.
« Reply #423 on: March 13, 2018, 05:19:53 PM »
 Oops, looks like it was a double barralled firing:


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Top State Department aide Steve Goldstein fired after comment on Rex Tillerson sacking

WASHINGTON (AFP) - One of the US State Department's most senior officials was sacked on Tuesday (March 13) after his comments on the firing of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson appeared to contradict the White House version of events.

"This has been the honor of a lifetime and I am grateful to the president and the secretary for this opportunity. I look forward to getting some rest," Undersecretary of State Steve Goldstein told AFP.

(This story is developing)

[Hear what you say, Davin, just that there seemed to be a resonance  in reaction there. I suggest that Russia, like America, is big enough to have many kinds of "national" personality types within its borders. Even in little England there is a distinct attitude and response shift between parts of the country.]
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Re: Deeper into the Trump Abyss.
« Reply #424 on: March 16, 2018, 04:52:05 PM »

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Re: Deeper into the Trump Abyss.
« Reply #425 on: March 16, 2018, 08:11:22 PM »

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Re: Deeper into the Trump Abyss.
« Reply #426 on: March 17, 2018, 01:46:40 AM »
The report on the cute card deal is that the originator had been a staunch republican just recently. He is the son of a modestly popular opinion op ed writer named Susan Estrich. She is a professor at University of California at Los Angeles, UCLA. She teaches law and political science. Her family had been reliably democrat, except for her son.  He changed his allegiance big time when  The prodigal son fell out with the Trumpster and his minions when the shooting started and the Repubs  responded so much in tune with the NRA. The guy became a Democratic Trump hater. He apparently has a sense of humor. He commissioned the art work for the hilariously uncomplimentary Donalddeck cards.

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Re: Deeper into the Trump Abyss.
« Reply #427 on: March 26, 2018, 03:57:09 AM »

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Re: Deeper into the Trump Abyss.
« Reply #428 on: March 26, 2018, 04:08:16 AM »

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Re: Deeper into the Trump Abyss.
« Reply #429 on: April 14, 2018, 06:42:03 PM »
Trump foresaw the future!

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Re: Deeper into the Trump Abyss.
« Reply #430 on: April 14, 2018, 06:52:56 PM »
Trump foresaw the future!



Yeah...

Though swap "unknowingly" for "unthinkingly" - Trump is incapable of rational thought it seems.
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Re: Deeper into the Trump Abyss.
« Reply #431 on: April 16, 2018, 02:35:17 PM »
Just aired on Dr. Demento... Dotard Featherhead!


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Re: Deeper into the Trump Abyss.
« Reply #432 on: April 16, 2018, 02:51:17 PM »
Like it!

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Re: Deeper into the Trump Abyss.
« Reply #433 on: April 17, 2018, 04:01:20 PM »
https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-puts-the-brake-on-new-russian-sanctions-reversing-haleys-announcement/2018/04/16/ac3ad4f8-417f-11e8-8569-26fda6b404c7_story.html?utm_term=.255d436d9aab

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President Trump on Monday put the brakes on a preliminary plan to impose additional economic sanctions on Russia, walking back a Sunday announcement by U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley that the Kremlin had swiftly denounced as “international economic raiding.”

Preparations to punish Russia anew for its support of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s government over an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria caused consternation at the White House. Haley had said on CBS News’s “Face the Nation” that sanctions on Russian companies behind the equipment related to Assad’s alleged chemical weapons attack would be announced Monday by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin.

But Trump conferred with his national security advisers later Sunday and told them he was upset the sanctions were being officially rolled out because he was not yet comfortable executing them, according to several people familiar with the plan.

Trump once again refuses to sanction Russia, almost as if there is something going on there.

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Re: Deeper into the Trump Abyss.
« Reply #434 on: April 17, 2018, 04:28:06 PM »
^

And add to that Trump is trying very hard to get his hands on the documents taken from his private lawyer . . .

Still, if the Kremlin is holding footage of Trump having a mutual golden shower session with a whore the impact of releasing them will be reduced. I can think of fewer pieces of "porn" more appalling than a leaking orange blubber bladder.
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