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islander

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Posted: Jul 20, 2024 - 8:46am

 kurtster wrote:

Well, during this latest run and watching his rallies, I've been pretty much waiting to see his head explode before my eyes for a very long time now.

Finally happened, almost.  I am very surprised it took this long for someone to actually take a shot at him.

I know you're all disappointed that no MAGA's went out and rioted as has been repeatedly predicted would happen if something like this actually took place.

It takes guts and courage to go out and speak in public waiting and wondering when the day like last Saturday would finally come.

Has to be somewhat similar to waiting for your cancer to come back.  Just waiting and wondering when it was going to happen.  You hear the ticking of the clock in the back of your mind.  Then once it happens and you live to tell about it, the prospect of it happening again is not as scarry as was the first time.  Or maybe it's just me.


Although a bit grandiose, this does help to explain the fear you live with constantly.
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Posted: Jul 20, 2024 - 7:53am

Republicans Inch Closer to Seeing Trump as a Literal God
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Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 12:54pm

 kurtster wrote:
I know you're all disappointed that no MAGA's went out and rioted as has been repeatedly predicted would happen if something like this actually took place.


On Wednesday, Trump posted on Truth Social an image of him raising a fist after the assassination, juxtaposed with three photos of Biden stumbling on jet stairs. “TRUMP VS BULLET,” it said, and “BIDEN VS STAIRS.” By then, Trump allies at the GOP convention had called Democrats “jackals,” “corrupt,” “feckless,” “evil” and “Marxists” who tried to kill Trump. (The failed assassin was a registered Republican, and authorities have found no evidence of a political motive.)

Ah, the warm courage of national unity.

Hulk Hogan ended his convention address by saying: “All you criminals, all you lowlifes, all you scumbags … and all you crooked politicians need to answer one question, brother: What you going to do when Donald Trump and all the Trump-a-maniacs run wild on you?


kurtster

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Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 10:43am

 VV wrote:

But Trump being Trump, can't but help himself to bend reality into something that he feels puts him in a better (perhaps more "heroic) light with his MAGA groupies. To be expected though given his history.
 
Well, during this latest run and watching his rallies, I've been pretty much waiting to see his head explode before my eyes for a very long time now.

Finally happened, almost.  I am very surprised it took this long for someone to actually take a shot at him.

I know you're all disappointed that no MAGA's went out and rioted as has been repeatedly predicted would happen if something like this actually took place.

It takes guts and courage to go out and speak in public waiting and wondering when the day like last Saturday would finally come.

Has to be somewhat similar to waiting for your cancer to come back.  Just waiting and wondering when it was going to happen.  You hear the ticking of the clock in the back of your mind.  Then once it happens and you live to tell about it, the prospect of it happening again is not as scarry as was the first time.  Or maybe it's just me.
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Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 10:39am

 Beaker wrote:


Very nice.


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Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 9:51am

 kurtster wrote:

So that is what you have reduced this assassination attempt down to ?

Good to know.

Had he not decided to ad lib, it would have been a successful assassination, not an attempt.


Kotex sales must be going through the roof...



Monkey see, monkey do!

Trump is still a felon, rapist, suspected pedophile, failed insurrectionist, obsessive-compulsive liar and longtime conman owing $500+ million in civil judgments. 

Oh, and the worst president ever. 
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Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 8:05am

 Beaker wrote:


Obv you didn't watch Trump's speech.


I think I might’ve needed to clean the toilets instead right about then.


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Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 7:50am



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Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 7:46am

 Steely_D wrote:


And there is absolutely no room for compromise, or pity for the ones that god abandons. (That means the Democrats)


Obv you didn't watch Trump's speech.

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Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 7:41am

 rgio wrote:
God is on their side... who needs facts?


And there is absolutely no room for compromise, or pity for the ones that god abandons. (That means the Democrats)
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Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 7:01am

 rgio wrote:
God has a plan for us all.

True dat.

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Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 6:44am

 islander wrote:
Was god on the side of the guy that was killed too?  If god was on your side shouldn't have intervened a few minutes earlier? Does your god have less foresight than the police who had identified this guy as a threat, or simply have the same or less power to act than they did?

God has a plan for us all.

The insanity/irony of Trump's "religious" support and commentary is confounding.  Trump might be good for 2 of the 10 commandments... on a good day. 


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    Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 6:41am

     kurtster wrote:

    So that is what you have reduced this assassination attempt down to ?

    Good to know.

    Had he not decided to ad lib, it would have been a successful assassination, not an attempt.

    You missed his point. As per usual. 
     
    The attempt was dead serious and he was very fortunate to escape with his life... with only a minor graze wound to show for it. What was probably surprising and fortunate was the actual lack of blood that resulted from it.

    But Trump being Trump, can't but help himself to bend reality into something that he feels puts him in a better (perhaps more "heroic) light with his MAGA groupies. To be expected though given his history.

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    Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 6:26am

     islander wrote:and 


    Was god on the side of the guy that was killed too?  If god was on your side shouldn't have intervened a few minutes earlier? Does your god have less foresight than the police who had identified this guy as a threat, or simply have the same or less power to act than they did?


    we all know that bad things only happen to bad people, good things go to the good.
    looking at all the good things trump has, money, wealth, power, attractive wives and children...he must be exceedingly good, the best really. 
    islander

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    Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 6:20am

     rgio wrote:

    Ignoring all of the theoretical pointlessness and anger of the "post-assassination" section (exactly how are you going to remove 10 million people from the country?), the willingness for everyone to ignore the reality of what we saw Saturday in PA is mind-boggling.

    He was shot at...it's a good thing he wasn't killed... but.... (from last night's speech:)

    I said to myself, “Wow, what was that—it can only be a bullet,”—and moved my right hand to my ear, brought it down, and my hand was covered with blood. I immediately knew it was very serious, that we were under attack, and in one movement, proceeded to drop to the ground.

    Bullets continued to fly as very brave Secret Service agents rushed to the stage and pounced on top of me for protection. There was blood pouring everywhere, and yet, in a certain way I felt very safe, because I had God on my side.


    Hand covered in blood?  We were under attack? Blood pouring everywhere?  

    This is "the moment".  Sure, there's blood... hand-covered?   Attack?  Is that what you'd call this posture a minute later?   Blood everywhere?  He described D-Day in Normandy, and it was more like a nasty cut shaving.  
    Every man has the right to an opinion but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts. 

    The Emporer has no blood.  There is so much reality in this near tragedy... there is no need to lie, embellish, enhance... but reality just isn't something the Right cares about.

    God is on their side... who needs facts?


    Was god on the side of the guy that was killed too?  If god was on your side shouldn't have intervened a few minutes earlier? Does your god have less foresight than the police who had identified this guy as a threat, or simply have the same or less power to act than they did?
    kurtster

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    Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 6:16am

     rgio wrote:

     it was more like a nasty cut shaving.  
     
    So that is what you have reduced this assassination attempt down to ?

    Good to know.

    Had he not decided to ad lib, it would have been a successful assassination, not an attempt.
    rgio

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    Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 6:08am

     black321 wrote:

    Discussing his "divisive" speech, the Wall Street Journal said (on the front page), "A lot of the statistics he used, in fact, possibly all the statistics he used were inflated or exaggerated in a way that's kind of, vintage Trump...missed an opportunity to be straight with America" 


    Ignoring all of the theoretical pointlessness and anger of the "post-assassination" section (exactly how are you going to remove 10 million people from the country?), the willingness for everyone to ignore the reality of what we saw Saturday in PA is mind-boggling.

    He was shot at...it's a good thing he wasn't killed... but.... (from last night's speech:)

    I said to myself, “Wow, what was that—it can only be a bullet,”—and moved my right hand to my ear, brought it down, and my hand was covered with blood. I immediately knew it was very serious, that we were under attack, and in one movement, proceeded to drop to the ground.

    Bullets continued to fly as very brave Secret Service agents rushed to the stage and pounced on top of me for protection. There was blood pouring everywhere, and yet, in a certain way I felt very safe, because I had God on my side.


    Hand covered in blood?  We were under attack? Blood pouring everywhere?  

    This is "the moment".  Sure, there's blood... hand-covered?   Attack?  Is that what you'd call this posture a minute later?   Blood everywhere?  He described D-Day in Normandy, and it was more like a nasty cut shaving.  
    Every man has the right to an opinion but no man has a right to be wrong in his facts. 

    The Emporer has no blood.  There is so much reality in this near tragedy... there is no need to lie, embellish, enhance... but reality just isn't something the Right cares about.

    God is on their side... who needs facts?
    black321

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    Posted: Jul 19, 2024 - 5:21am

    Discussing his "divisive" speech, the Wall Street Journal said (on the front page), "A lot of the statistics he used, in fact, possibly all the statistics he used were inflated or exaggerated in a way that's kind of, vintage Trump...missed an opportunity to be straight with America" 

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    Posted: Jul 18, 2024 - 10:10pm

    Lies fuel the left’s hatred of Donald Trump


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    Posted: Jul 18, 2024 - 9:45pm

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