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    https://thehill.com/homenews/adminis...or-july-fourth

    The Washington Post reports Trump has requested to station tanks or other armored military vehicles near or on the green space located in the center of the city.
    (I'd link direct to WaPo but it's subscription-only, etc)

    Does 45 not remember this guy?
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    The fireworks will be twice as big. In the spirit of Rice’s mixed metaphors about smoking guns and mushroom clouds on the Potomac DoNald will turn this simple holiday into an erection of bs.

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    Wait a sec. Are people saying that any 4th celebration Trump has a hand in won't be in perfect taste? Say it ain't so!

    Tanks on the mall. Sheesh
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    I enjoy fireworks but tanks on the mall seem quite a waste of tax payer money. I hope the army turns down his request.
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    I had read an earlier story on this - many months ago; no link; that talked about the amount of damage to the infrastructure were this to happen. Stoopid, childish wish on djt part - but big surprise!
    There's a lot of things they didn't tell me when I signed on with this outfit....

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    Preparing us for when he refuses to vacate the Whitehouse?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ron ll View Post
    Preparing us for when he refuses to vacate the Whitehouse?
    Is there an etiquette for the position of a tank barrel when put on display?

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    We badly need some good street theater.

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    Just give him a few of these.





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    That and the Blimp Baby and we got us a parade!
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    Oh, I found the perfect one for the Toddler-in-Chief

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    The one from Rohwer Relocation Center.

    Rohwer 05.jpg

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    Ask me! I've got my Leatherman!

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    All good Americans shall stand at attention and salute Herr Trump as he addresses the peasants from the Lincoln Memorial. All Hail our divinely annointed leader!
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    Probably he wants them as perches for a bevy of Hooters waitress types.








    Tanks for the mammaries

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    In the bible in 2nd Thessalonians there is a story about a man like this.
    "para todo mal, mezcal, y para todo bien también" (for everything bad, mezcal, and for everything good, as well.)

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    “brand new Sherman tanks”

    Revealed for the first time. Hidden in Area 51.

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/clima...=.c6330e81001c

    Trump also said “we have the brand-new Sherman tanks,”


    https://www.militarytimes.com/news/y...y-celebration/

    “You’ve got to be pretty careful with the tanks, because the roads have a tendency not to like to carry heavy tanks," he said. “So we have to put them in certain areas, but we have the brand new Sherman tanks and we have the brand new Abram tanks."

    https://taskandpurpose.com/brand-new-sherman-tanks

    President Donald Trump has vowed that "brand new Sherman tanks" will be on display this July 4th in Washington, D.C., and no one in the military seems to have an idea what the living hell he is talking about.
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    He's probably reading a communique from 1944………………..

    Tanks at a 4th of July celebration is just provocation, hoping for a violent reaction, even maybe arranging one.



    1967.

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    Hopefully our draft-dodging moron in chief will address his screened crowd wearing one of those South American dictators jackets with a hundred medals and ribbons on it. That will be a perfect touch.

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    ^ Was he being fitted for one (with LARGE medals) during his walk into North Korea ? - perhaps he will receive one from Chairman Kim as a game-show-type 'parting gift'

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    Not South American, but this is the look, I think...



    ...just a mess of random trinkets, bling and ostentation.

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    Andy, I think that would be just perfect !



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    Quote Originally Posted by George Jung View Post
    I had read an earlier story on this - many months ago; no link; that talked about the amount of damage to the infrastructure were this to happen. Stoopid, childish wish on djt part - but big surprise!
    I seem to recall that President Obama wanted to hire a bunch of workers to resod the National Mall, but was blocked by Congress, I wonder how much damage even the lightest tracked vehicles will do to the Mall and the nearby pavement ??

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    Tanks for the memory’s.

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    NBC News was overly kind to Trump this morning. They played the clip of Trump talking about his plans for the celebration, but mercifully cut it right before the “New Sherman Tank” part. He was cutoff mid sentence.
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    I would like to see chrome Sherman tanks and gold Abraham tanks. Acrobats in patriotic tights. Confetti shooting out of cannons. Acrobats shooting out of cannons. Cannons and missiles and jets!

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    Quote Originally Posted by AndyG View Post
    Not South American, but this is the look, I think...



    ...just a mess of random trinkets, bling and ostentation.

    Andy
    Yes, that's good! If will go well with his orange complexion.

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    That's one reason Mr Trump's so fond of Kim Jong Un; he can just issue orders and go watch something like this, a proper parade, and nobody will dare argue.






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    It's fascism.
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    The last photo in KW’s post at #30 appears to prove with the woman at the front that the NK’s have been able to conquer gravity��.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith Wilson View Post
    That's one reason Mr Trump's so fond of Kim Jong Un; he can just issue orders and go watch something like this, a proper parade, and nobody will dare argue.






    .

    Just wait till after the election......

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeG View Post
    I would like to see chrome Sherman tanks and gold Abraham tanks. Acrobats in patriotic tights. Confetti shooting out of cannons. Acrobats shooting out of cannons. Cannons and missiles and jets!
    Not a bad idea actully....

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    Quote Originally Posted by hawkeye54 View Post
    I seem to recall that President Obama wanted to hire a bunch of workers to resod the National Mall, but was blocked by Congress, I wonder how much damage even the lightest tracked vehicles will do to the Mall and the nearby pavement ??
    Trump should stand in between Greek columns to really drive the point home, maybe TIME will put his pic up with a halo over his head.

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    If you see any US troops over the Fourth, please remind them

    that torture is contrary to both US and international law - in spite of

    Trump's touting it on the campaign trail (at least 35 times)

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