May 23rd – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #124

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1,366 Responses to May 23rd – 2017 Presidential Politics – Trump Administration Day #124

  1. This is on the New Yorker. I don’t really read the mag but someone brought this to my attention (i’m surrounded by lo info voters in NYS) and I am not sure what to make of this. Does anyone have any thoughts?

    http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borowitz-report/remaining-countries-on-trumps-itinerary-say-theyd-rather-wait-a-month-and-meet-with-next-president

    …“It makes no sense for us to roll out the red carpet for Trump when there is going to be a completely different guy in the White House in a month,” Hendrik van der Valde, a travel minister for the Belgian government, said. “We very much look forward to hosting the next U.S. President, be it Mike Pence or Paul Ryan or whoever.”…..

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  2. paulraven1 says:

    So the Hannity-Dot com bombshell fizzles, as expected.

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    • Tazz2293 says:

      While I had my hopes high, I have learned to hope for the best, expect the worst and take what I’m given.

      Today those of us who were very hopeful were served a crap sammich.

      Tonight we lick our wounds and Tomorrow we regroup to come back fighting a hundred times as hard.

      Except, I bet we are not fooled again…..

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    • Howie says:

      Not yet. Just beginning. There is whole lotta there, there.

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  3. TatonkaWoman says:

    Perhaps he was threatened with more than losing his job.

    Seems we are getting very close to the edge of… something.

    Trillions of dollars at stake.

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  4. JMScott says:

    What a remarkable coincidence! In Fairfax County Va (WDC area) was going to YT Hannity to we KimDotCom info, Cox internet went down from 9:58 until 11:02. Any other DC/SoMd/NoVa have same thing?

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  5. LM says:

    Can someone please explain to me how a family could not want the murder of their son fully investigated?

    How is their pain in such an investigation understandable? How could they want to protect and not expose the people responsible?

    Do they want to enable the perpetrators to continue their works of darkness and to be able, with no consequences, to take out someone else’s child who happened to get in their way?

    Seriously? Should people like this be respected? Honored?

    I don’t think so.

    But then… I am not a member of the loathsome, lying, morally bankrupt left, so of course I lack (this) understanding. Thank God.

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    • wheatietoo says:

      Seth’s parents put out that video last week, thanking people for looking into his death.

      And now this…
      The only thing that makes sense is that they’ve been threatened.

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    • patrickhenrycensored says:

      What would you do if you were told by the authorities investigating your child’s death; that they had reason to believe that he was supplying a hostile foreign government with information that would compromise numerous elected officials?
      And that ‘solving’ the case was not in the best interest of national security,

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      • LM says:

        Truthfully, their “security” would not be my concern.

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        • patrickhenrycensored says:

          But if you were them, you’d probably recognize the implied threat (to you), in the revelation.

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          • LM says:

            Again, I will try not to judge….and none of us can know how we would respond without, God forbid, being there. However, I tend to think that it would not matter.

            Truthfully, without rule of law….none of us and none of our children are safe.

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  6. wheatietoo says:

    There is a lot of support for Hannity tonight on the twitter-sphere.

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    • Tejas Rob says:

      I’m tired of hearing, “Sorry, can’t tell you right now”. It’s the same as with the “Muh Russian” crap, “It’s classified and I can’t discuss it”.

      BS, we, the American people have a right to know. If there is any evidence of the Trump campaign we have a right to know, if there isn’t, shut up about it. Same as with Seth rich.

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      • Tazz2293 says:

        Agreed

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        • cozettea says:

          There’s zero evidence of Trump working with the Russians, which BTW, would not be illegal if he had. There is a ton of info about Seth Rich being the source of the DNC leak and that his death was a murder tied to the DNC. He was the sole witness to a Clinton vote rigging case that had to be dropped when he died too. If you’re interested in Seth then read what’s published. Go to reddit the Donald or many other sites. Or wait for Mueller or Sessions to issue their findings.

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    • Howie says:

      I would bet he is suing Media Matters. He has a good case.

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  7. yucki says:

    The Syrian “Rebels” and the Deep State

    “…investigative report from Bulgarian TV on the Syrian “rebels” — the so-called “moderate” opposition to the Assad regime who are otherwise indistinguishable from Al Qaeda, the Islamic State, and other jihad groups that ravage that part of the Middle East. The documentary included details about the support provided for these jihad groups by the United States, presumably via the CIA — including supplying them with TOW missiles.”

    http://gatesofvienna.net/2017/05/the-syrian-rebels-and-the-deep-state/
    Transcript and links.

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  8. duchess01 says:

    Trump to meet Pope Francis at Vatican
    By Josephine McKenna | May 4, 2017

    http://religionnews.com/2017/05/04/trump-to-meet-pope-francis-at-vatican/

    “Pope Francis will receive the Hon. Donald Trump, President of the United States of America, on Wednesday, 24 May 2017, at 8:30 a.m. in the Apostolic Palace,” the Vatican statement reads.

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  9. Tazz2293 says:

    A few things for all Americans to ponder and take to heart tonight.

    When the Germans had the town of Bastogne surrounded during the battle of the Bulge; the German commander sent a note to General MacAuliffe requesting his surrender.
    The General’s reply was “Nuts”

    When our troops were bogged down on Omaha beach Colonel George A. Taylor supposedly said;
    There are two kinds of people who are staying on this beach: those who are dead and those who are going to die. Now let’s get the hell out of here.”

    General George S. Patton in his speech to the 3rd Army was reported to have said to his troops;
    “No bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor dumb bastard die for his country.”

    That is where we are at today.

    I offer these quotes to motivate us all, not to argue historical fact or fiction.

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  10. Ron says:

    I’m hearing all this static thrown at Jeff Sessions because of his recusal, people saying he’s not doing anything.

    You’d have to be blind to think he’s not doing anything, have you tried simply googling what he’s been up to the last couple weeks? He’s going about the business of changing the entire country’s law enforcement priorities. He’s not chasing political problems, he’s changing entire structural problems.

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  11. David says:

    Hannity Says ‘Liberal Fascism’ Is Behind Efforts To Get Him Fired Over Seth Rich Story
    http://start.att.net/news/read/article/los_angeles_times-hannity_says_liberal_fascism_is_behind_efforts_to-tca

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    • Tazz2293 says:

      Is that why he caved? 80 million net worth not enough for him and his family

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      • David says:

        I’m very disappointed in Hannity…shocked. It’s hard to conclude without knowing what he is up against…and if he has a plan. Maybe it’s not the money put the fight…if they fire him or he walks away the left wins…who will he be replaced with…maybe he decided to lose this battle to try and win the war? He appears to be shaken-up… UNBELIEVABLE

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  12. paulraven1 says:

    Very good piece on American Thinker about the abomination of this special counsel. How the Left and corporate media essentially bullied the DOJ into appointing one based on nothing, a complete non-story, is a threat to our Constitution. Never should have happened.

    http://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2017/05/the_real_constitutional_crisis_is_the_appointment_of_special_counsel_robert_meuller.html

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    • Tazz2293 says:

      SD says it was a good move. Until proven otherwise I stand with SD

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      • paulraven1 says:

        It was a conciliatory move based on weakness. It opened up an inquisitorial fishing expedition for months, without cause or merit. It didn’t stop the headlines at all. It opens up a Pandora’s Box of invidious possibilities (e.g., perjury charges on underlings and thus more fodder for anti-Trump narratives extending into years). Worst of all, it was based on NOTHING but rumors and smears. So it legitimized them, and gave incentive for more relentless defamation.

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    • patrickhenrycensored says:

      Though I agree with the author’s assertions on the absurdity of the allegations, etc.;
      a special counsel could actually expedite the matter, rather than prolong it.

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  13. Ron says:

    About Sean. The reason he caved is because his job is on the line. He doesn’t need the money (his radio show is second only to Rush’s in size)… but television needs HIM.

    There would be nobody left but Lou Dobbs if Hannity lost his job. I’m glad he didn’t burn it all down just to say on t.v. what we already know from twitter. This isn’t the hill to die on.

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    • Kaco says:

      This is where I’m at. He’s not the DOJ but he is one of the few conservative voices on TV that supports our President and is against the radical left agenda. He must feel he has to stay for that purpose because he sees our country falling like Europe is now.

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  14. Regina says:

    To everyone who feels let down by Hannity – this is a MUCH bigger picture than Hannity/sponsors/Fox

    Kim Dotcom was the equivalent of “muh Russians” when the Snowden whistleblowing was being exposed – he was also involved in the exposure of the New Zealand govt. corruption with Hollywood (yes, Chris Dodd) and spying on citizens.

    The article below gets a little involved, but it includes a copy sent to Hannity’s producer. This isn’t Dotcom’s first rodeo –
    https://contraspin.co.nz/someone-is-lying-to-seth-richs-family-about-kim-dotcom/

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    • Regina says:

      *copy of the letter sent to Hannity’s producer

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      • Howie says:

        Thanks Regina….this fills in some dots. Seth Rich may have first been spotted by the crooks in the New Zealand Base. I am convinced this will lead to proof that the criminals against our good president knew from the start the Russia Scheme is a hoax and set it up as a part of the subversive coup attempt that is still ongoing.

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    • Howie says:

      Dana Boente too. He is in the mix. The DOJ extradition case in New Zealand has all the same elements as the Trump/Russia scheme here … Same Exact Template.

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  15. rumpole2 says:

    “Trump better beware of what Comey has to say… be afraid… be very afraid”
    – ANON SOURCE (speaking for a #NutJob friend)

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  16. fleporeblog says:

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