Giuliani associate flips on Trump, says he threatened Ukraine to investigate Biden or lose aid – Salon.com

I know that we can all personally understand that bringing trust and loyalty into our friendships is how we keep our friends. The same can be said about business dealings. It turns out the guy who claims to have written the art of the deal doesn’t understand these basic rules about interacting with human beings.

Trump nose the two Giuliani Associates but has denied knowing them. There are so many pictures of him with them and his kids with them eight bags belief to say that he doesn’t know who they are. But then of course whenever people get into a bind Trump says he barely knew them, Michael Cohen, Paul manafort, and I have a feeling this list is going to go on and on.

Impeachment is based on a vague notion of high crimes and misdemeanors. What the GOP is trying to make you believe is that there must be a real crime for there to be an impeachment. In fact, I am sure you will have heard until you are nauseated impeachment is a political act, not a legal one. But if there is an illegal act involved that’s just a cherry on top of the Sunday. And the testimony released today clearly says that both people in the state department and the defense department were scurrying to try to figure out how to obey orders which were illegal by Trump. Money is specifically given by Congress to Ukraine. Congress has the power of the purse. The president cannot use that money to get dirt on his political Rivals despite the fact that that’s how he won the presidency in 2016. unfortunately for him a candidate for the presidency and the sitting president are two different animals and fall within 2 set of very specific guidelines and rules. look it’s more than clear that if a Russian comes up to a candidate and they say I have dirt on one of your opponents you shouldn’t say great I love it especially if it’s in the fall. But that’s an error that the Federal election commission would get into. If the president of the United States says that money cannot go to a specific a lie because he needs dirt on one of his opponents oh, that’s not good not even if it comes in October. Trump is in a heap of trouble and the Republicans don’t know what to do about it. Once again trumps lack of building relationships in a trusting and loyal manner come back to bite him. I wonder how long before his Twitter feed starts spewing language right out of The Sopranos regarding Lev Parnas?

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Referee says he told Rep. Jim Jordan that Ohio State doctor performed sex act in shower – NBC News

You have to give credit to the Republicans for an amazing amount of chutzpah for putting Jim Jordan a man who knew that boys were being molested in the showers that he was in charge of the first impeachment committee. Jim Jordan is the guy who doesn’t wear a jacket and spouts nothing but lies and propaganda to get as much airtime for himself as possible. I believe the Democrats have limited the amount of time this blowhard will get but still anytime he gets isn’t insulted 177 young men that were molested. Shame on the Republicans and shame on #GymJordan .

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Mark Zuckerberg Says What He Thinks About Elizabeth Warren In Leaked Audio – HuffPost

You’ve heard the term mostly about banks that they are too big to fail. Well I think that Facebook is just playing too big. Too much power in the hands of one company run by someone who has their own agenda. Mark Zuckerberg Al controls Facebook, Facebook Messenger, Instagram, what’s up and many more ways that people are interacting today.

So now he sets his ire on Elizabeth Warren. This makes me think that he was complicit in allowing all those millions and millions of ads running against Hillary Clinton in 2016 on his platforms. He claims he knew nothing about it but as I’ve said on this Scythe more than once when you accept money in Russian currency where did you think the money came from?

In a couple of days I will mark my second year off of Facebook. I am healthier for it, lost lots of weight while not sitting in front of a screen all the time. I am saying her for it because I’m not assailed by people on social media that seem to forget that people at the other end are actually human beings. I was 63 when I deleted Facebook so I was kind of aware of who who are my friends, but 1 Jets drawn into the idea that all these people that call you their friends are truly your friend oh, they’re not. But most importantly I made my point to Facebook that the only way we as consumers can make a point to Facebook is by deleting our accounts.

If you do a search at the bottom of my page for delete Facebook you’ll find the step by step instructions that are actually necessary to delete your Facebook account. They don’t make it easy for you and will tug at your heartstrings but it’s the only way you can tell them that how they’re running their company is unacceptable.

Trump and his cohorts have bought millions of dollars of advertising on Facebook because they know how effective it was in 2016. I hope that Facebook does not attack Elizabeth Warren or any of the other Democratic candidates for president.

One more point. have you noticed how Trump attacks Google and Twitter but seems to be hands-off on Facebook? Inquiring minds want to know why.

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Saudi Arabia Says Iran ‘Unquestionably Sponsored’ Attack On Oil Facilities – NPR

Since my teenage years, and I am 65, the kingdom of Saudi Arabia has been a thorn in the side of the world. I remember when they formed OPEC and then shut off the fuel supply to the United States. I remember standing in lines trying to get to my college classes type of hat the gas needed to get me there. They have been bad players from the beginning and they continue to be so. They are cruel to their people and let them live in poverty even though the royal family lives in luxury that most of us cannot even comprehend.

Let us not forget Mohammed bin Salman, the current Prince of Saudi Arabia ordered the murder of an American journalist, we will not forget khashoggi.

And so now in order to start a pot Saudi Arabia says that Iran definitely sponsored this attack on their oil facilities. Were they a name sponsor or just one that wanted to be in the credits? They can’t point to Iran as the launcher of the missiles because they were launched from Iraq granted Iran has a lot of reasons to do this to Saudi Arabia but it is not enough of a reason for us to jump into a war once again in the middle East and make more generations hate us well into the future.

this is hard for me to say because I really despise them haven’t but Trump is actually doing the more measured in response to this incident. we have oil reserves in the United States that are kept specifically for this kind of strategic need. Trust me the Saudi Arabian government is going to use all its wealth to rebuild a refined race. And in the meantime do United States is going to make some extra much-needed dollars on the foreign trade front.

The Saudi Arabians are well-known to say they will fight with a ran with the last American soldier’s blood.we have sent him so much in military prowess why aren’t they using it themselves? Why are they doing a proxy war in Yemen? Why do they want the United States to shed blood of our soldiers before they even put their toe into the pool?

The world right now is a tinderbox and resembles what history has shown us the world look like prior to Major Wars. I know I don’t have the appetite for a war and I am sure that the majority of the American people do not as well. If Benjamin netanyahu is actually taken out of office and Israel I see a little bit of the marched War slowing down because we might finally have a breath of fresh air from an election.

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Washington Post journalist Jamal khashoggi who was murdered by the crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman

Trump says he’s canceling Afghanistan peace talks, secret meeting with Taliban leaders – NBC News

Let’s be real here. The current occupant of the White House is so jonesing for a when he would do anything right now. He promised a deal with the Taliban last week and now he cannot deliver. It’s amazing coming from a man who said that he would never tell people ahead of time what his foreign policy moves would be. That’s all he does is tell everybody his foreign policy moves. He reveals the kind of spy satellites we have willy-nilly and he is an absolute danger to our country. And here in respect for the presidency I am mincing words.

He is unfit for office and should go back to playing with his sharpies.

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Warning: HANDS LOOK MUCH LARGER THAN THEY ARE IN REAL LIFE.

President Donald Trump speaks to the media on the South Lawn of the White House last month. He tweeted Saturday that he was ending peace talks with Afghanistan and canceling a secret meeting he had planned Sunday with Taliban leaders at Camp David. Mandel Ngan / AFP – Getty Images

NOAA Says Trump Was Right About Hurricane Dorian’s Threat To Alabama – NPR

Under Trump the United States of America is no longer recognizable. He mandates States so that there is no primary against him in the Republican party, that’s a page out of any dictators book.

He tells lies and gets the government to backup is lieabout a hurricane that had no intention of going to Alabama, Putin would be very proud of his little boy.

Shame on you NOAA!

He releases photos from a military satellite giving everyone our abilities to look at other countries without thinking about the repercussions just because he wanted to stick it to Iran.
He mandates States so that there is no primary against him in the Republican party, that’s a page out of any dictators book.

He tells lies and gets the government to backup is lieabout a hurricane that had no intention of going to Alabama, Putin would be very proud of his little boy.

He releases photos from a military satellite giving everyone our abilities to look at other countries without thinking about the repercussions just because he wanted to stick it to Iran.

The Republican party is morally bankrupt. Look at the conservative party in the UK. 22 of their members include Winston Churchill’s grandson and some that have served decades I’ve given up their seats in Parliament to do the right thing. Have you seen any Republicans do that? Even Jo Johnson, Boris Johnson’s younger brother, quit Parliament because he said that his brother is going against what is right for the UK.

I’m 65 years old and I’ve seen some elections that people said were pivotal. I don’t think there has been one in my lifetime as pivotal as what’s coming up in 2020. I’m just worried that whatever happens Trump won’t abide by the results and he’ll do what his primary opponent Joe Walsh, a former member of Congress who started the tea party, said if Trump didn’t win he wanted people to take up their muskets. In today’s world that’s an AK-47.

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The tiny hands that wielded the Sharpie to try to back up his lie

Former KKK Leader David Duke Endorses Tulsi Gabbard 2020 Presidential Campaign, Says She’ll Put American Interests Over Israel – Newsweek

I am not a fan of Tulsi Gabbard. She claims that her views on the lgbtq community have evolved, but honestly do racist ever stop being racist?

That being said I find it weird that David Duke, former clan head and white supremacist is endorsing her so prominently on Twitter. when I first saw a post about this on Twitter I was wondering whether it was the real David Duke. There is no verification on his account but it seems that this may be in fact David Duke endorsing wholeheartedly Tulsi Gabbard.

He’s doing it in his own racist away. He says that for some reason he believes that she is the only candidate that will not send White children to Israel ? I don’t even know what that means and I really don’t want to get into the head of a white supremacist. We already have one in the White House.

The current occupant of the White House is spewing anti-Semitic rants on Twitter continuously and hate crimes have gone up through the roof since he has given racist their marching orders. This White House can claim that they are not racist but racists support hm. and David Duke endorsed him in 2016.

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Trump says he will approve ‘major middle income tax cut’ if GOP wins House, Senate in 2020 – TheHill

What president has ever said something like this? What did he do but openly bribing the American electorate. Sure politicians do it all the time but not with these kind of conditional promises.

he is unhinged, unfit and erratic. He scares me and he scares the rest of the world. I’m not sure when or if the giant corporations that run us will start worrying about him. Of course some of them are drooling for a war so we can buy new Jets, tanks and whatever other killing machines they’re willing to sell. but beyond that you would think that the fact he is destroying the fabric of our government would be worrisome. I’ve given up on the Republicans because the Republicans bought and paid for have the Democrats aren’t that much better to be honest.

Dark money is the issue here. The Koch brother can now do more damage and there is nothing to stop him.the Amazon is on fire and you can thank the Koch brothers for that in part. They have stripped cut Forest throughout the world including the Amazon to feed their pockets of Georgia-Pacific. Yes we need would but there’s ways of doing it using sustainable products with the Koch brothers don’t care all they wanted was to make as much money using up the resources of our dying planet.

Sono the liar in Chief is not going to give you a tax break, if he was going to give you a tax break if you do it right now. There’s a recession looming and he needs a tax break to the people-watching we will spend the money. So far the corporations who how are paying almost nothing in taxes now aren’t doing anything to stimulate the economy. Trickle-down economy is basically the way how liquid will trickle down your leg into your shoes, it is disgusting. The house would be more than happy to vote on a true tax reform bill which would increase the taxes on the rich and Lord for the poor but he’s not looking to do that nor will he.

He is the liar in Chief.

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Trump says he wanted to give himself Medal of Honor for valor during war – POLITICO

Quick question to my readers. Do you know anyone who has gotten the medal of valor from the United States of America for draft dodging before?

My mom and dad lost a child before I was born and I was very precious to them. My time to serve our country in Vietnam came and although they would have dreaded seeing me go they would have let me go to Vietnam because that was what Americans do. My draft number was very high up and I was never called that’s completely different from what happened during Trump’s time to serve our country.

His father is a racist to come to a doctor that said he had a bone spur. We have never seen any evidence of this being true. He is a draft Dodger, end of discussion.

The medal of Honor is given to those who have served our country and to joke about it and tell people who are getting their medal how he should have given himself one is so disrespectful that every veteran even those who voted for Trump should be screaming blasphemy.

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Trump cancels Denmark trip after PM says Greenland isn’t for sale – NBC News

Like a petulant child who is told that he can’t get something he wants, baby Trump may hold his breath until he turns blue.

This article basically sums up the Trump presidency. He reaches for something he cannot reach 4 gets burned and pots. it’s amazing how Denmark was always the place that he would refer to as idyllic that along with Norway I don’t believe he understands that Denmark exists. They are idolized by him because he views them as a homogeneous population of blondes. He cannot be further from the truth. a visit to Norway would have opened his eyes as he would see that they have been welcoming to the stranger and have been able to assimilate a large influx of Asylum seekers into their society. Also, Norway would be a country he with the Clare as Communists although their socialist system is very fair. Norway always ranks at the top of countries for happiness index, longevity, education, and all-around well-being. Sure they pay high taxes but they don’t have to worry about whether they’ll have a roof over their head or whether their kids will get a good education without crippling debt or if family members will have to bear the burden of their funeral expenses. If you add up all the things that Norway gets in their socialist system you will see that they have a bargain. when you add up everything that we pay out of pocket including Healthcare the USA is no bargain.

So once again baby Trump goes out to the private quarters in The West Wing and acts the petulant child that he is.

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His dreams of owning Greenland are fading away.

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