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Bananas    976
On 7/5/2017 at 9:31 AM, tantra129 said:

i thought you were hopeful the trumpster can do no harm

I'm still of the opinion that if he is going to do truly serious damage, his own party will do a Caesar on him.  For the moment, he's excelling in embarrassing himself.

Incidentally, because I don't follow U.S. politics closely enough, what has Trump done in terms of actual meaningful legislation and policy ?

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Tzatziki    522

Repealed Obamacare, bared a number of nations citizens from flying to the US, not sure what else...

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Lazarus    105

Many of the bills Trump has signed, such as designating buildings and appointing board members to the Smithsonian, do not have a major, direct impact on Americans, and Trump's 'ambitious' legislative agenda on tax reform and infrastructure is largely stalled. The outlook is also uncertain for the Obamacare repeal bill, which passed the House and is tied up in the Senate.

Here's a reference on CNN: President Trump has signed 40 bills into law. Here's what they do

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Bananas    976

I was gonna say, he's far from repealing Obamacare.

You know ... his personality and style of presidency ... lot's of talk and hot air, he'd be perfect for Greece.  Fit right in me thinks.

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Tzatziki    522

My mistake, I thought that ObamaCare had been scrapped already...the Republicans are trying to get the votes but there seems to be a few of their own that are holding out. 

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Bananas    976

Ha ha, some "hard core" Republicans are voting against it because it's not harsh enough.  How are human beings (can you even call them that ?)  like this even made ?

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Tzatziki    522

https://twitter.com/YourAnonNews/status/897458644081672193

 

 

Trump says he’s considering pardon for Joe Arpaio

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Reacting to the prospect that Trump might pardon Arpaio, ACLU Deputy Legal Director Cecillia Wang said, “President Trump would be literally pardoning Joe Arpaio’s flagrant violation of federal court orders that prohibited the illegal detention of Latinos. He would undo a conviction secured by his own career attorneys at the Justice Department. Make no mistake: This would be an official presidential endorsement of racism.”

 

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pash    1,246

/thread

 

He's completely lost it. This is stunning stuff. The Q&A begins about 7 minutes in.

 

 

 

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Tzatziki    522

The Secret Service Is Running Out of Money Thanks to Trump

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A total of 42 Trumpees (including 18 family members) currently have protection, marking an increase of 11 from the Obama administration. More than 1,000 agents have already topped their federally mandated caps for salary and overtime. These caps, Alles explained, are meant to last for the entire year. Even if a proposal to increase those caps from $160,000 to $187,000 is approved by lawmakers, an estimated 130 agents will still not receive full compensation for "hundreds of hours."

 

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Lazarus    105

Three quarters of a century ago, Justice Jackson wrote for a 6-to-3 majority in West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette: “If there is any fixed star in our constitutional constellation, it is that no official, high or petty, can prescribe what shall be orthodox in politics, nationalism, religion, or other matters of opinion, or force citizens to confess by word or act their faith therein.” (Washington Post)

Enough already with the US Chief Fascist and Racist, Donald J. Drumpf, disrespecting the US Constitution, and everything Flag and Country stand for.

 

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