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Updated: August 18, 2018 @ 10:00 am
To the "millions" (Trump's words, not mine) applying for the White House jobs, don't unpack!
June Andres, Mattoon
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In spite of his claims to the contrary, several news outlets are saying Fat Donnie is having a hard time getting new lawyers. Why would any top tier attorney want to be tied to this fast sinking ship?
Har and June. Good pairing. LOL
Looks like another big name attorney turned trump down – former US attorney Dan Webb. Dan, who had little problem representing tobacco companies in litigation, appears to feel that representing trump would be too toxic. Yup, representing tRump is lower than defending tobacco companies. Maybe tRump could get a Caribbean witch doctor to bring back Roy Cohn as a zombie attorney.
More lawyers are turning trump down. Most common reason.....he refuses to tell the truth and they know they would never get paid.
White House chaos update:
Six top-tier lawyers turned Fat donnie down this week. Under normal circumstances, any lawyer would jump at the change of representing the president in court. Not so with this clown. Don't be surprised if he asks for a public defender so the taxpayers will get the bill.
Trump scandal update;
Two more top lawyers turned Fat donnie down today. We need a scorecard.
"Spanky" isn't worth the trouble.
"We need a scorecard"
Sounds like a good job for you...
... all you'd have to do is create a spreadsheet and log your daily postings from here with a date and topic and you'd be able to provide the data when ever you liked
I would include a column on the number of times you run interference on the Orange Menace every day.
Unlike you, this is the only site I post on. While I read the comments of some of the nut job right wing sites like The Daily Caller, Breitbart and Rosies suggested tinfoil site. I have never posted on them. I've noticed that several comments I've seen on various nut job websites bear a striking resemblance to what you post on here. I suspect that when adding your comments on here and with the other sites you post on, my number would be smaller. And of course, I expect you to deny posting on those type sites.
“…. would include a column on the number of times….…. Unlike you, this is the only site I post on” – the lonely sockie
… here all I was trying to do was make a positive suggestion to answer your need to keep score….
Quote- “We need a scorecard.” Hary P Mar 27, 2018 10:47am
… but apparently that so offended you that you had to answer in anger
Accused me of plagiarism and like leftists usually do, wanting to limit my first amendment rights to go to sites of my choosing
You best be careful reading sites other than your huff-n-puff and the other leftists sites you so often mentioned here in your posts
… cause their content will surely drive you even further over the edge
A must read editorial from the board of the New York Times - https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/26/opinion/trump-stormy-daniels-60-minutes.html?action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=opinion-c-col-left-region®ion=opinion-c-col-left-region&WT.nav=opinion-c-col-left-region But I’m guessing that people like Henry, Gringa, and the rest of the trumpites are actually proud of this type of behavior.
Who would have ever believed that the president of the United States is in danger of being taken down by a p*rn star? It's very likely that will happen.
Donald Trump cannot find a lawyer in Washington who is willing to take on what would ordinarily be the pinnacle of one's legal career: representing the president of the United States in a sweeping investigation involving money, spies and international intrigue.
Several top US law firms have left President Donald Trump with few places to turn for legal help in the Russia probe.
Five large law firms are passing on the opportunity to represent the President after a shakeup last week on his private defense team and as he anticipates giving possible testimony to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. -CNN
Apparently, Fat donnie is down to two lawyers on Russiagate.
" but apparently that so offended you that you had to answer in anger"
Judging by your lengthy tirades to any criticism of your comments, I think we all know who is the angry one.
"Judging by your lengthy tirades to any criticism of your comments,".... the sliping down hill sockie
So once again you ask for something (a scorecard) and take offense that I suggested since you wanted it, maybe you could keep one
... would would have guessed you were so lazy and felt so entitled that you honestly feel your privilege demands should be done by others
Sockie's seem to be such sad cases, but you just keep getting sadder
Fat donnie must be running out of people to hire. He's talking about bringing back some that he fired now, The odd thing is that two of the worst he's hired, Devos and Carsen are hanging on. Can't wait to see who he fires tomorrow. There are reports out that he lacks the guts to fire people and makes General Kelly do it,
Now he's focusing his efforts on trying to destroy Amazon. Apparently, his development pals are whining about Amazon hurting their businesses.
Meanwhile, it took a p*orn star to muzzle him.
Lying about fat donnie's weight got his doctor a promotion.
Definition of Hypocricy:
1990-Rosanne Barr disrespectfully screeches and screams the National anthem, grabs her crotch and spits on the ground on national TV in 1990. (Total Outrage and boycotting of Rosanne from Republicans.)
2017: Football players quietly use their first amendment rights to kneel during the anthem to bring attention to police brutality in black communities. (Total outrage and boycotting by Trump and Republicans.)
2018: Rosanne Barr returns to TV, says she loved Trump and makes fun of her Liberal sister wearing a pu**y hat. She gets a call from the president praising her. (Total adoration and cheers from Republicans. She is now Trumpy-white American's Sweetheart.)
These people sure can change their tune in a hot second, depending on who they decide to hate. It’s a common occurrence. Just look at John McCain. American hero and prisioner of war being bullied publically by a draft dodger is totally fine, but don’t you dare talk badly of the troops...
If you are going to be a jerk, at least stay consistent!
Our president called Rosie but hardly ever calls the families of our fallen troops.
He’d promised to build the wall. To make America great again. To lock her up. Now, in the last weeks of his campaign for president, Donald J. Trump needed one more stirring slogan. And since he was badly trailing Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, it would have to be a marketing marvel worthy of Mad Men’s Don Draper, one that encapsulated the vague yet compelling promise of his candidacy—its worship of American ideals and its total break from them.On October 17, 2016, the Trump-Pence campaign released a five-point plan for ethics reform that featured lobbying restrictions that would insulate Trump and his administration from corporate and interests. The plan was called “drain the swamp.”Trump tried out the phrase that day at a rally in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He used it the next day at a rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado. “We’re going to end the government corruption,” Trump vowed, “and we’re going to drain the swamp in Washington, D.C.” He then recited a litany of accusations regarding Clinton and her use of a private email server, calling her “the most corrupt person to ever run for the presidency.”
Politico wondered if “drain the swamp” would be Trump’s “first broken promise.” It cited the access-peddling lobbying firm of Trump’s first campaign manager, Corey R. Lewandowski, as well as the consulting firm with troubling foreign ties run by his incoming national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn. “Trump and his allies have engaged in some of the same practices they accused Hillary Clinton of exploiting and vowed to change,” Politico wrote.Now, a year after the election—and more than a year after Trump first made that pledge to the American people—many observers believe the swamp has grown into a sinkhole that threatens to swallow the entire Trump administration. The number of White House officials currently facing questions, lawsuits or investigation is astonishing: Trump, being sued for violating the “emoluments clause” of the U.S. Constitution by running his Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.; Paul J. Manafort, the second Trump campaign manager, indicted on money laundering charges in late October; Flynn, for undisclosed lobbying work done on behalf of the Turkish government; son-in-law and consigliere Jared Kushner, for failing to disclose $1 billion in loans tied to his real-estate company; and at least six Cabinet heads being investigated for or asked about exorbitant travel expenses, security details or business dealings.SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTERSIGN UPUpdate your preferences »An allegation of corruption is, of course, not proof that corruption took place, but when has the American body politic ever awaited certitude before passing judgment? “The most corrupt presidency and administration we’ve ever had,” says Zephyr Teachout, a Fordham University law professor who authored a book titled Corruption in America: From Benjamin Franklin’s Snuff Box to Citizens United.To supporters of the president, charges of corruption are being leveled with undue zeal by anti-Trump forces that will say or do anything to thwart the president’s agenda and lead to his removal from office. “President Trump came to Washington to drain the swamp and is following through on his promises,” White House deputy press secretary Raj S. Shah told me, citing Trump’s executive order on ethics, the elevation to deputy status of ethics lawyers in the White House counsel’s office and “unprecedented steps to rein in waste of taxpayer funds.”Trump friend Christopher Ruddy, the publisher of conservative outlet Newsmax, laughed off the suggestion that Trump would enter public service to enrich himself, as critics have suggested. At the same time, he added, "I don't think it's like they wake up in the morning and say, 'How can we drain the swamp today?'"Ruddy thinks Trump can only do so much to fulfill his promise on ethics. "At the end of the day, the swamp rules," he told me, referencing the enormous class of unelected technocrats that will outlast Trump's presidency, as well as all the ones that come after.But according to the presidential historian Robert Dallek, no American leader has acted with more unadulterated self-interest as Trump. Dallek says that in terms of outright corruption, Trump is worse than both Ulysses S. Grant and Warren G. Harding, presidents who oversaw the most flagrant instances of graft in American political history. Grant’s stellar reputation as a Civil War general is tarnished in part by the Whiskey Ring scandal, in which Treasury Department officials stole taxes from alcohol distillers; members of Harding’s administration plundered oil reserves in Teapot Dome, a rock outcropping in Wyoming that has lent its name to the most notorious example of government corruption in American political history. In both cases, the fault of the president was in his lack of oversight. As far as Dallek is concerned, something more nefarious is at work in the White House of Donald Trump.“What makes this different,” Dallek says, “is that the president can’t seem to speak the truth about a host of things.” Trump isn’t just allowing corruption, in Dallek’s view, but encouraging it. "The fish rots from the head," he reminds.RELATED STORIES0421_trump_mar-a-lago_01It's Trump's Swamp NowGettyImages-822307988Private Jets Scandal: So Much for Draining the Swamp10_04_Conway_Price_flightsKellyanne Conway Scrutinized for Taking Private Flightsprice quitHHS Secretary Tom Price Quits in Charter Flight ScandalRepresentative Elijah E. Cummings of Maryland, the ranking Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, puts the matter even more bluntly: "I've never seen anything like this."
4,000 people died as a result of a freezer failure in a fertility clinic. If frozen embryos are people, folks at the clinic may have committed 4,000 counts of negligent/involuntary homicide.
Speaking of frozen embryos being people, will they be counted in the census? If so, shouldn’t we pack as many fertility clinics into blue districts as possible?
Or what about an “adopt an embryo program” for democratic/progressive households. Each household could pop a dozen or so embryos in their freezers ….
oh, and once the embryos turn 18, can they vote?
Will the Westboro Baptist crazies protest out front, carrying signs that “God hates babies” or “Thank God for freezer failure?"
Any predictions on who Fat Donnie will fire (by Twitter) over the weekend?
How is this NOT the equivalent of taking a payoff from an industry lobbyist by EPA head Scott Pruitt -http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/03/epa-chief-got-sweetheart-deal-from-lobbyist-landlord.html ? The level of corruption by tRump and his cronies is just totally off the charts, yet like Sgt. Schultz, republicans see nothing, nothing.
To make it worse, Pruitt flew overseas (on our dime of course) to lobby for his overly generous 'landlord'.
When running for office trump said "Mexico will pay for my wall", and his low thinking fans yelled approval.
Today he says "I'll use money dedicated to the military to pay for it"and the same adoring fans are silent. And the gutless Republicans in Congress don't object either.
I wonder if the trump fans have finally figured out that they were duped by a sleazy con man? Something tells me that they haven't figured it out yet.
tRump’s strongest supporters don’t care about his vile actions because they just as vile and deplorable as he is. Yes, Clinton’s characterization of these people was spot on, and we are now suffering the consequences of having such a large portion of our electorate composed of these people. This is how nations fail, from within as the fish rots from the head first.
Four more Years. Eight years of The Donald. Talk about making America great!
Wishful thinking on your part.
Mueller will be the one making America great. He's closing in on trump and there nothing going to stop him. trump will be lucky if he escapes prison. We'll soon find out which former aides threw him under the bus. trump can't bully or buy himself a pass this time.
"Accused me of plagiarism and like leftists usually do, wanting to limit my first amendment rights to go to sites of my choosing"
Really Bipps, you don't have to make up stuff to make a point.
Actually he does have to make stuff up, because if he didn’t he would have nothing to post.
All of his comments come from nutty right wing sites. He just changes the words around to keep from being accused of plagiarism. After reading some of the comments on those types of sites, I suspect he stinks up their comments sections too.
And you don't have to lie in your response to my posts
... you accused me of plagiarism and implied that somehow I am allowed to post on other sites while you aren't
To bad you can never keep your story straight, isn't it?
Roseanne Barr Tweeted the following:
"President Trump has freed so many children held in bondage to pimps all over this world. Hundreds each month. He has broken up trafficking rings in high places everywhere. notice that. I disagree on some things, but give him benefit of doubt-4 now"
And we thought trump's tweets were bizarre.
I wonder why tump didn't tweet the fantastic results of his cracking down on this issue. The only child trafficking I've read about recently was the one General Flynn's son told us Hillary was running out of a Pizza place on the east coast.
After getting assailed on Twitter for this whopper, Barr announced she was giving up on tweeting. Probably a good decision on her part.
Another must read article about the highest level of personal corruption ever seen in a presidential administration in our nation’s history - http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2018/04/trump-and-co-are-stealing-america-blind-timeline.html But I guess with the people who support this vile unethical man this behavior is just fine, because he feeds them the red meat to fuel their hate and delusions.
The Head of the Census Resigned. It Could Be as Serious as James Comey
“The director of the Census makes a lot of important policy decisions about how much effort should be put into tracking down hard-to-find populations that can easily tilt the results,” Bartlett wrote. If a new Trump-appointed director was seen as making decisions that had the effect of excluding minorities, undocumented immigrants, or non-English speakers, that could have a ripple effect. The Census results would still be used to reallocate state and federal seats, “shifting representation and money from blue states to red states,” Bartlett wrote.
Prewitt said if that sort of scenario played out, it’s all over. “If you go down the channel where you’re making choices designed to benefit one of the parties,” he warned, “you’ve killed the census.”
Thompson, who will leave his post at the end of June, has a little more than six weeks to lay the groundwork for his successor, whoever that ends up being, and whenever that appointment occurs.
So, in tRump’s last phone conversation with his boss Putin he invited the murderer to a White House visit even as his last two victims lay in a hospital in Great Britain. As Lily Tomlin said, “No matter how cynical you become, it's never enough to keep up.”
Well, well we have more evidence of just how badly dimmy-whacks do for their citizens when they hold power for decades….
… we all know about the 40+ years of the misuse of the Ill-State by king Mike and his loyal mob, the states decline to rock bottom and the bleak outlook for those of us left
We now see where Baltimore is facing the same flight of the productivities due to their out of control crime, high taxes and lousy services
Couple that with the once great California being rated in recent article in USA today of ranking last in quality of life
… add in the flood of the productivities fleeing the state in droves, as the leftist politicos rush to fill the state with protected illegals
Yep, the far leftists who used to be the Democratic Party are pushing hard to inflict their failed governmental principles through the rest of the nation and turn us into a third world cesspool
… all because they hate our history, our forefather’s sacrifices and anyone who dares to oppose them
Always the apologist for FM45 aren't you!!? Gee....for someone who talks out of both sides of his mouth, you're running out of excuses for the rancid pile of steaming excrement.
"....Gee....for someone who talks out of both sides of his mouth....."
When I hear the old saying 'if you don't stand for something, you'll fall for anything' I always think of out friend Bippy. Personally, I doubt that he has any convictions on anything. He just likes to argue because he thinks he's so great at it. Other than perhaps Henry H. he doesn't fool anyone with his drivel. I love how he runs interference for trump and when called out goes into his I'm not a trump supporter bit and even manages to call trump a name or two just to make a point.
Doesn’t he work as a “sales weasel” or some other profession that requires him to flap his mouth to try and pry people’s hard earned money from their pockets? Professional liars, even worse than attorneys.
The big orange haired fool claims Hondurans are coming here to take advantage of DACA. His comments on DACA over the weekend show that he really has no understanding of how it works.
Meanwhile, his attorneys are trying to get a deal for arbitration between him and his former p*rn lover.
"Doesn’t he work as a “sales weasel” or some other profession that requires him to flap his mouth......"
I don't know what he does now. Since he's so evasive, it's hard to tell..He once bragged about traveling all over the country in his custom-made suits in some type of high profile job. I think he really traveled around to shopping malls demonstrating some type of food chopper.
When people lose 75% or more of their wealth, they are 50% more likely to die early than people whose wealth remains steady, according to new research.
In the study, published Tuesday in the journal JAMA, researchers examined how losing financial stability impacts a person’s health over time. Lindsay Pool, a research assistant professor of preventive medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, and her colleagues looked at more than 8,700 people, ages 51-61, who were participating in a national study. The researchers looked at how experiencing a “negative wealth shock”—defined as losing 75% or more of their total asset value, including things like a pension, home or business, over two years—affected a person’s mortality.
Over a 20-year follow-up period, 25% of people experienced a negative wealth shock; those men and women were at a much higher risk for death from all causes.
“This is something millions of people go through,” says Pool. “It’s not really a rare event.”
The researchers also found that when they looked at a group of low-income adults, their risk of death over 20 years was 67%. Poverty is known to impact a person’s health and mortality, but the researchers were surprised that losing wealth had a similar impact on a person’s risk for early death as having no wealth to begin with. The link between financial loss and risk of death was also the same across people’s initial income levels. “This is not a study of the 1%,” says Pool.
The study did not look at how the loss of wealth directly impacted people’s health. However, “the hypothesis is that wealth shock is a stressful event, and chronic stress over the long-term can affect pretty much every organ system,” says Pool.
The findings have serious implications for many Americans who may undergo a financial crisis, and the research underscores the link between health and financial instability. “People don’t want to lose their jobs,” says Pool. It’s not on them, “but on policymakers to figure out a way to intervene.”
Hey Har Bar….
… since all you and the sockies can seem to do is troll today
Let’s try to have an adult discussion for a change
…. I read a good Blog piece by Sharyl Attkisson today and thought it was worth sharinghttps://pjmedia.com/blog/liveblogevent/wednesdays-hot-mic-53/
… since Mueller seems to want to interview the loudmouth so much
Do you think he would agree to the same terms they give to Hillary when she violated the security laws with her server & emails?
1. Interview isn’t recorded in anyway and Loudmouth not sworn in2. Immunity is given his aids and are allowed to set in on the interview3. Lead officials don’t attend4. Prior to the meeting, Muller meets on tarmac with loudmouths wife and talks about children5. An exoneration letter is drafted before the interview
Seems only fair don’t you think?
While you scour the Internet looking for dirt on Hillary, you apparently skip over all the material on our out of control president. You need to get over your obsession with Hillary. She lost. Your ongoing attempts to shift the conversation isn't working. But given trump's actions over the last week, it's easy to see your motivation to deflect from his behavior.
So you're saying that the current resident of the high palace shouldn't be treated as Hillary was?
.... guess that fits with what you post here on a daily basis
Well it's been a week since I posted about the 4000 frozen human embryos that were washed down the sewer after they had thawed out due to freezer failure.
I thought the local pro-lifer would have posted a sorrow filled, tear jerking, commentary of the tragic loss of "human" life...and announced a day of mourning, complete with black arm bands for everyone. I guess that just goes to prove that he really doesn't care, and he's filled to the brim with greasy cow dung.
I guess debasing a 17 years old "live" kid is more to his liking.
4,000 frozen human embryos lost
... almost 60 million actual in the uterus unborns purposely killed
In both cases you have no feeling of compassion or sense of loss
... and in fact have said that those aborted are better off because they might have to lead a hard life
Sure says a lot about you doesn't it?
Wow!.....60 million! Just think of all those black and brown people walking around! You good ol' boys have a fit now when you see poor kids of color to support, your head would explode Bippie!
"black and brown people" - the hateful sockie
I do and I also think about the poor school systems the dimmy's have inflicted on those same "black and brown people" in their cesspools like Baltimore, Chicago, and all other major areas controlled by your beloved tribe
I also think about all the trillions that have been wasted since the 60's on programs created by dimmy's to keep their voter base totally dependent on the party to exist
Yep, I spend a whole lot of time pondering why something so simple was made so despicable by your political tribe
... to bad you don't
trump swamp update:
"Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Scott Pruitt is supposed to be in charge of keeping our water clean, but these days, he seems to be focused on keeping our water swampy.Pruitt used a little-known 1977 provision to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) to hire two ex-lobbyists who were then assigned roles crucial to maintaining clean water, the Washington Post reported Tuesday."
Apparently, the trump team sees hiring lobbyists to develop policies for running the government as 'draining the swamp'.
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