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47035. judithathome - 4/21/2017 8:31:12 PM

Hey, it's been nice knowing all of you...I have a feeling we ALL are not long for this earth and just wanted to say I have enjoyed "talking" with all of you and meeting some of you in person...

I seriously feel we are headed for what I used to sarcastically call America "an experiment that failed"...guess what? That time is now.

47036. judithathome - 4/25/2017 4:21:24 PM

CHICAGO (The Borowitz Report)—In an appearance at the University of Chicago on Monday, former President Barack Obama unloaded a relentless barrage of complete sentences in what was widely seen as a brutal attack on his successor, Donald Trump.

Appearing at his first public event since leaving office, Obama fired off a punishing fusillade of grammatically correct sentences, the likes of which the American people have not heard from the White House since he departed.

“He totally restricted his speech to complete sentences,” Tracy Klugian, a student at the event, said. “It was the most vicious takedown of Trump I’d ever seen.”

“About five or six sentences in, I noticed that all of his sentences had both nouns and verbs in them,” Carol Foyler, another student, said. “I couldn’t believe he was going after Trump like that.”

Obama’s blistering deployment of complete sentences clearly got under the skin of their intended target, who, moments after the event, responded with an angry tweet: “Obama bad (or sick) guy. Failing. Sad!”

47037. wabbit - 4/26/2017 3:00:40 PM

Of course Congress gets to keep the parts of evil, failing Obamacare that they like.

House Republicans appear to have included a provision that exempts Members of Congress and their staff from their latest health care plan...

47038. Ms. No - 4/27/2017 6:05:46 PM

Well, they won't be getting any votes from my students in 2018 if they pull that off.

I'm prepping my students bigly for the 2018 election. Not pushing party or agenda, but just how important it is to make their voices hear.

47039. judithathome - 4/27/2017 9:24:29 PM

Oh, now we get it...Flynn is ALL Obama's fault because Flynn's security clearance happened during the last days of the Obama administration...

I guess that great "jobs" report during Trump's first hundred days is Obama's "fault", too....(huge eye roll)

47040. robertjayb - 5/10/2017 2:22:14 AM

Lock him Up! President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey — a move that comes as the FBI is probing contacts between Trump’s campaign aides and Russian officials ahead of last year's presidential election.
(Politico)

47041. judithathome - 5/10/2017 6:15:11 PM

God Bless HG Wells...he saw ALL this coming! Read Things To Come

47042. Ms. No - 5/11/2017 6:10:01 AM

I was telling my students today that I hope they're able to look back at this time and say "We were there when America nearly collapsed," and not "We remember the death of the Constitution."

47043. Ms. No - 5/12/2017 9:49:22 PM

So, we'll be watching All the President's Men soon.

I can't believe that a man who lived through Watergate and Nixon's secret recordings would make such a ridiculous threat.

Our world just gets stranger and stranger, but even if Trump is removed from the White House, we've still got a legion of like-minded idiots running the joint.

47044. wabbit - 5/15/2017 6:57:01 PM

JaH is having log-in issues, this post is from her:

“Well, we all know Trump is going to appoint John Cornyn as the new head of the FBI because Mike Rogers is the most qualified.”

47045. winstonsmith - 5/18/2017 12:08:20 AM

The U.S. Department of Justice has named former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel in charge of Russia investigation.

47046. Ms. No - 5/18/2017 1:23:19 AM

Wowsers -- I didn't think Rosenstein would nut-up and do it. I'm encouraged.

47047. winstonsmith - 5/18/2017 1:54:47 AM

Yep, me too. I just want a fair person to sort all this out and let the chips fall where they may.

47048. Ms. No - 5/19/2017 1:04:24 AM

Just heard Joe Lieberman is on Trump's short list for next FBI Director.

I am NOT a fan.

47049. winstonsmith - 5/19/2017 1:13:15 AM

Yeah, Joe is a weasel. I guess it just depends upon whether the other choices are worse.

47050. Ms. No - 5/19/2017 3:35:42 PM

I don't know enough to know who would be a good choice, but Trump is sure to appoint one loyalist political whore or another given the chance.

47051. wabbit - 5/21/2017 8:05:54 PM

Trump's speech writers got him two thirds of the way into a good commencement address for the Coast Guard before the ego section of his speech took over.

...No politician in history -- and I say this with great surety -- has been treated worse or more unfairly...

Sigh. And he thinks he's a genius. A genius who doesn't know anything about political history, not even recent political history. Now he's wheeling and dealing his way through his first trip abroad (I wonder if he thought that was two words).

President Trump during a speech Sunday in Saudi Arabia avoided the term "radical Islamic terrorism," which he often used on the campaign trail.

During the speech to leaders of more than 50 Muslim-majority nations, the president did use terms such as "Islamist extremism" and "Islamist terror groups."

[...]

Trump's decision not to use the term was notable, as he had repeatedly used the phrase "radical Islamic terrorism" during the campaign and criticized former President Obama for not using the term...

So much to say and not nearly enough free time. I wouldn't know where to begin.

47052. Ms. No - 5/23/2017 1:43:40 AM

I spent seven minutes trying to remember how to make the "asshole" emoticon.

Clearly it was time not well spent.

47053. wabbit - 5/24/2017 12:37:57 AM

(_*_)

That one?

47054. Ms. No - 5/24/2017 6:14:31 AM

That's the one!

Thanks!

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