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Messages - linus

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Parody account, but he'd die of old age before anything came of that threat anyway.
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IIRC, Comey thought that Donald was genuinely concerned that Melania would believe the Stormy Daniels story.
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The antifa link says babyface nazi shared nude pics.
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Seems general consensus is that Arnold isn't credible, but Cohen teaming up with some actor to take down Trump does seem pretty 2018 to me.
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Politics and Current Events / Krauthammer
Now everyone is obliged to say kind things about Krauthammer for a few days.

Eta: can't believe i screwed up this solemn moment by posting in the wrong forum. Can a mod move to politics?
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Cohen is disappointed that Trump (a) puts children in cages, and (b) doesn't pay his (Cohen's) growing legal bills. And he apparently also had a RNC position to resign from.
https://edition.cnn.com/2018/06/20/politics/cohen-resigns-from-rnc/index.html
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Politics and Current Events / Re: Trumpocalypse
Grab it by the flag pole, when you're famous they let you do it.
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It's not the first time Comey gazes at the horizon in Iowa. Maybe just book (or personal brand) promotion?
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Looks like Bannon is planning to scam his remaining supporters.
Quote from: NYT
In a small gathering of academics at Harvard University this spring, he even floated the possibility of creating a new virtual currency, the "deplorables coin." The name is a nod to Hillary Clinton's description of Mr. Trump's supporters as "a basket of deplorables."

The work that Mr. Bannon is doing in the virtual currency realm is still in its early stages. But he has expressed an interest in helping entrepreneurs and even countries looking to create their own cryptocurrencies -- generally outside the United States.
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/14/technology/steve-bannon-bitcoin.html
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It's captivating watching this and trying to figure out if the justice system moves faster than Trump is corrupting it.
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I thought the alt-right was already against #MeToo. But the more division among them the better.
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Kim is everything Trump wants to be...

ETA: nvm
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Politics and Current Events / Re: Trumpocalypse
Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize by two members of the Norwegian Progress Party (basically equal proportions of right-wing economic populism, clownery, and anti-immigration in the present party platform).
https://www.nrk.no/urix/nominates-donald-trump-for-the-nobel-peace-prize-1.14083159
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What Kim Jong-un heard in Korean from the translator might have been coherent.
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Politics and Current Events / Re: Trumpocalypse
lol
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According to multiple reports, Trump brought up the idea of totally free trade during a meeting with the other G7 leaders which include the heads of Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the UK, and representative for the EU.

"Ultimately that's what you want, you want tariff free, no barriers, and you want no subsides because you have some countries subsidizing industries and that's not fair," Trump said. "So you go tariff free, you go barrier free, you go subsidy free, that's the way you learned at the Wharton School of Finance."

According to reports, the other leaders were taken aback by the suggestions and not sure how serious Trump was about it. The president alluded to the surprise during the press conference.

"People were ... I guess they gotta go back to drawing board and check it out," Trump said.

http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-suggests-dropping-all-tariffs-trade-barriers-at-g7-summit-2018-6
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lol, the guy who doesn't mind extravagant and unnecessary expenses wants a used hotel mattress.