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1 hour ago, the watcher said:

 

F ###  me. This is beyond comprehension. 

Apparently the aim was to deny girls access to the papilloma-preventing vaccination that would immunize them from this sexually-transmitted cancer. As we all know, once young people are protected against sexually-transmitted infections, they go completely wild and have orgies all over the place. This is such a noble cause that if a "few" die of COVID, it is an acceptable collateral damage.

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2 hours ago, Tracker said:

Apparently the aim was to deny girls access to the papilloma-preventing vaccination that would immunize them from this sexually-transmitted cancer. As we all know, once young people are protected against sexually-transmitted infections, they go completely wild and have orgies all over the place. This is such a noble cause that if a "few" die of COVID, it is an acceptable collateral damage.

News flash Tennessee,  Boys and girls have been having sex since teenagers were invented. Such an ignorant line of deduction.  Covid and cancer are preferable to young people doing what young people do , discover  sex.  Like I said f****  me. 

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Trump's DOJ attempted to seize records of WaPo journalist over report Russian leaks: report
   
The Trump-led U.S. Department of Justice attempted to seize communication records for three Washington Post by way of legal action as a response to their reports on Russian interference, unsealed court documents reveal.

According to Axios, the latest report is a critical piece of information because the court order was filed just one day before U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr announced his departure.

The publication notes that the court order sought to obtain details about classified information included in a number of Washington Post articles written by Adam Entous, Greg Miller and Ellen Nakashima.

The Trump administration wanted to find key details about the leaked information in the three articles, per the publication. Those items are as follows:

"One article from May 2017 on conversations President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner had with Sergey Kislyak, then Russia's ambassador to the U.S.
A June 2017 report on how the Obama administration dealt with U.S. election interference by Russia's government.
A July 2017 piece on discussions between Kislyak and then-Sen. Jeff Sessions, who went on to become the Trump administration's first attorney general."

Trump's DOJ attempted to seize records of WaPo journalist over report Russian leaks: report - Alternet.org

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1 hour ago, Bigblue204 said:

I mean America hasn't been a true democracy for decades now....it's just they aren't trying to pretend anymore.

its interesting to see the things that most Americans support, but the politicians dont seem to be able to get  done.

 

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Emails Reveal Cops Fanned Flames as FBI Debunked Antifa Hoax

On Sept. 11, 2020, the same day the Federal Bureau of Investigation released a statement dismissing rumors that leftist activists were starting wildfires in Oregon, a sheriff in Washington state sent a very different message to other members of law enforcement.

“One of the methods Antifa is using to start fires, is to take a mason jar with tinder placed inside the jar, put it in brush with the lid open, so the hot sun light will create a slow start which allows them to be out of the area before the smoke appears [sic],” Klickitat County Sheriff Bob Songer wrote in an email to officials throughout the state.

The email, obtained by the government transparency group Property Of The People and reviewed by The Daily Beast, came as wildfires and misinformation swept the Pacific Northwest. Rumors like these, which falsely accused anti-fascists or Black Lives Matter activists of starting the wildfires after a summer of rage over racist police violence, were not without consequence. On at least one occasion, a family was attacked during a camping trip by Washingtonians who wrongly believed their converted camper-bus to be an “antifa” transport vehicle. Songer’s email blasted the bus-owner as “antifa/BLM,” months after their harrowing story made national news.

Emails Reveal Cops Fanned Flames as FBI Debunked Antifa Hoax | Usa today news (usa-today-news.com)

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lol Biden.  just another phoney.

 

"Flying in the face of the White House's reference to the climate crisis as an "existential threat" and President Joe Biden's campaign pledge, his administration has so far approved fossil fuel drilling permits on public and tribal lands at a faster rate than his two immediate predecessors, a new Associated Press analysis has found.

"We’re not only subsidizing the climate and ecological crisis," climate activist Greta Thunberg tweeted in response to the new reporting, "we're speeding it up."

With over 2,100 permits approved in the first six months of the year, the AP's analysis of government data found, and if the current trend holds, the number approved by the Interior Department by the year could hit near 6,000—a figure not seen since fiscal year 2008."

deb Haalaund, in charge of this dpt. was celebrated as a great choice for the environment. 😅

and these are the  "good guys".

we are hooped.

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5 hours ago, Mark F said:

lol Biden.  just another phoney.

 

"Flying in the face of the White House's reference to the climate crisis as an "existential threat" and President Joe Biden's campaign pledge, his administration has so far approved fossil fuel drilling permits on public and tribal lands at a faster rate than his two immediate predecessors, a new Associated Press analysis has found.

"We’re not only subsidizing the climate and ecological crisis," climate activist Greta Thunberg tweeted in response to the new reporting, "we're speeding it up."

With over 2,100 permits approved in the first six months of the year, the AP's analysis of government data found, and if the current trend holds, the number approved by the Interior Department by the year could hit near 6,000—a figure not seen since fiscal year 2008."

deb Haalaund, in charge of this dpt. was celebrated as a great choice for the environment. 😅

and these are the  "good guys".

we are hooped.

Now I am in agreement that Biden is the status quo president, but how much of this is stuff that was already in the works prior? The wheels of government move slowly and all that.

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25 minutes ago, 17to85 said:

Now I am in agreement that Biden is the status quo president, but how much of this is stuff that was already in the works prior? The wheels of government move slowly and all that.

good question, I will try to find that info.

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There are several things going on here that prevent Republicans from believing that Biden legitimately won the election:

first, is the "filter bubble" effect — the news conservatives trust tells them that Biden did not win legitimately and the news that they don't trust tells them that he did. It's easy to ignore the news that they distrust, they may never even hear the correct facts.

Second, the "illusory truth" effect, which says that if something is repeated enough that people will believe it. Conservatives have heard since 2016 that Democrats cheat at elections, that they can't be trusted and Trump could only lose if they cheat.

Third, the "self-sealing" nature of conspiracy in general. Once a conspiracy takes hold it can never be disproven.

Fourth, motivated reasoning. Conservatives want to believe that they won, so that means that Biden had to cheat.

Fifth, the issue falls into what persuasion theorists call the "latitude of rejection." When people have their minds made up about something, then they aren't open to persuasion — especially if they have their minds made up against something.

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9 minutes ago, bustamente said:

 

Also: 

Top General Feared Trump Would Use Military To Stay In Power, Compared Him To Nazis: Book

Gen. Mark Milley, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, was deeply worried that then-President Donald Trump would refuse to leave the White House and warned colleagues he was afraid the man would try to use the military to stay in office, according to book excerpts published Wednesday.

Milley, the nation’s top military officer, also compared Trump’s actions to the rise of Adolf Hitler, saying he viewed the president as a “classic authoritarian leader with nothing to lose” after Democratic rival Joe Biden won the 2020 election by more than 7 million votes, CNN and The Washington Post reported.

“This is a Reichstag moment,” Milley told aides in the days leading up to the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol. “The gospel of the Führer.”

The excerpts are from the forthcoming book “I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump’s Catastrophic Final Year,” written by Washington Post reporters Carol D. Leonnig and Philip Rucker, which is due out July 20. It chronicles the former president’s final year in office and includes several revelations about the chaotic waning days of his tenure. The pair said they interviewed more than 140 people, many of whom had requested anonymity so they could speak candidly about their experiences.

Top General Feared Trump Would Use Military To Stay In Power, Compared Him To Nazis: Book | HuffPost

 

‘This guy’s crazy’: New book claims Nancy Pelosi feared Trump would launch a nuclear attack during his final weeks in office
   
During his four years in the White House, paleoconservatives applauded former President Donald Trump for having an "America first" foreign policy they considered more isolationist and less hawkish than President George W. Bush or President Barack Obama. And when Trump supporters used the word "neocon" to describe Bush-era Republicans, they certainly didn't mean it as a compliment. But according to Washington Post reporters Carol Leonnig and Philip Rucker, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi feared that Trump would launch some type of nuclear attack during his final months in the White House.

This revelation comes from Leonnig and Rucker's new book, "I Alone Can Fix It: Donald J. Trump's Catastrophic Final Year," due out January 20 on Amazon. Pelosi, according to the book, shared her fears with Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and told him, "This guy's crazy. He's dangerous. He's a maniac."

Milley, in response, told Pelosi, "Mam, I guarantee you that we have checks and balances in the system."

‘This guy’s crazy’: New book claims Nancy Pelosi feared Trump would launch a nuclear attack during his final weeks in office - Alternet.org

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52 minutes ago, bustamente said:

Everyone in the world know this and it's just a matter of time before the world finds out what it is

only if it helps Putin.

 

anyway, at this point what difference wouldnitmmake.

what already known about Trump, should have been the end of him before he became president. 

seventy million dont care. in fact they seem to love every vile bit of it.

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15 hours ago, 17to85 said:

Now I am in agreement that Biden is the status quo president, but how much of this is stuff that was already in the works prior? The wheels of government move slowly and all that.

answer is no:

 

"Those easy wins don't necessarily have huge impacts on the market today," Fawcett said. "He is definitely backing off taking drastic action that would rock the market. ... What you're going to see is U.S. oil production is going to continue to rebound."

"Gas and oil production will continue well into the future and we believe that is the reality of our economy and the world we're living in," Haaland told Colorado Republicans.

in December, Trump's last full month in office, agency officials approved more than 800 permits—far more than any prior month during his presidency.

The pace dropped when Biden first took office, under a temporary order that elevated permit reviews to senior administration officials. Approvals have since rebounded to a level that exceeds monthly numbers seen through most of Trump's presidency."

 

phys.org.

 

wouldnt want to "rock the market "now would we. lol.

the truth finally dawned on me.

the top economic group on the planet will be unaffected by climate change. they can buy their way out of all of the consequences.

therefore, they dont actually care about it other than to say they do, and wont do what is necessary.

they will be fine.

we wont.

 

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16 minutes ago, Mark F said:

answer is no:

 

"Those easy wins don't necessarily have huge impacts on the market today," Fawcett said. "He is definitely backing off taking drastic action that would rock the market. ... What you're going to see is U.S. oil production is going to continue to rebound."

"Gas and oil production will continue well into the future and we believe that is the reality of our economy and the world we're living in," Haaland told Colorado Republicans.

in December, Trump's last full month in office, agency officials approved more than 800 permits—far more than any prior month during his presidency.

The pace dropped when Biden first took office, under a temporary order that elevated permit reviews to senior administration officials. Approvals have since rebounded to a level that exceeds monthly numbers seen through most of Trump's presidency."

 

phys.org.

 

wouldnt want to "rock the market "now would we. lol.

the truth finally dawned on me.

the top economic group on the planet will be unaffected by climate change. they can buy their way out of all of the consequences.

therefore, they dont actually care about it other than to say they do, and wont do what is necessary.

they will be fine.

we wont.

 

Yea well socialism communism bad. 

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Poor Trump he is really pissed at the books that have come out lately that he gave interviews for at his dump in Florida, probably thought that he was going to be praised and worshipped but what do you expect from a guy and family that thought that you stop counting ballots when a poll closes.

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2 hours ago, bustamente said:

Everyone in the world know this and it's just a matter of time before the world finds out what it is

 

Here is an excellent thread on why one should be very skeptical of the story

 

 

 

52 minutes ago, Mark F said:

wouldnt want to "rock the market "now would we. lol.

the truth finally dawned on me.

the top economic group on the planet will be unaffected by climate change. they can buy their way out of all of the consequences.

therefore, they dont actually care about it other than to say they do, and wont do what is necessary.

they will be fine.

we wont.

 

Welcome aboard! Yeah, that is pretty much it. Why would they change anything if they are enriching themselves at any cost (not to them) with absolutely no consequences.

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more lol

 

"Last month, Senate Energy Committee Chair Joe Manchin defended the continued burning of coal in remarks delivered to the annual conference of the Edison Electric Institute (EEI), a top trade association of electric utilities. 

Sen. Manchin expressed skepticism about the Biden administration’s goals to halve greenhouse gas emissions from their 2005 levels by 2030, a policy target for which there are still no binding laws. In the current Congress, Manchin’s vote would almost certainly be necessary for the Senate to approve plans to reduce polluting emissions, which would require a clean-energy transition for the coal industry of West Virginia. 

Manchin earns hundreds of thousands of dollars each year through coal sales to power plants that supply Edison Electric Institute member companies. His family company, Enersystems, is a contractor of American Bituminous Power Partners (AmBit), a coal power plant located near Grant Town, W.V. that provides energy to Monogahela Power Company, according to documents from the West Virginia Public Services Commission (PSC)."

 

but worries about the filibuster🙄

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3 hours ago, HardCoreBlue said:

Who the F cares about how these people like Cheney, Generals etc reacted. 

They didn't come out when it mattered.

Complicit and/or Enablers most all of them, both sides of the aisle. 

Why say anything when it matters if you can take advantage of the power position the idiot in Chief gave you, and then only once you get turfed do you speak up so you can make money off a juicy book deal?

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'Is this real?': Trump leaves people stunned with 'insane' rant about his aides being 'made of garbage'
   
In his eighth statement of the day, shared by spokeswoman Liz Harrington on Twitter, former president Donald Trump on Thursday afternoon appeared to take aim at associates who've given interviews to authors of several new damning books about his administration.

"Nobody had ever heard of some of these people that worked for me in D.C.," Trump wrote. "All of a sudden, the Fake News starts calling them. Some of them — by no means all — felt emboldened, brave, and for the first time in their lives, they feel like 'something special,' not the losers that they are — and they talk, talk, talk!

"Many say I am the greatest star-maker of all time," Trump added. "But some of the stars I produced are actually made of garbage."

'Is this real?': Trump leaves people stunned with 'insane' rant about his aides being 'made of garbage' - Alternet.org

(If he was referring to his offspring, he may have a point)

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