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    More coming, no doubt.
    "Banning books in spite of the 1st amendment, but refusing to regulate guns in spite of "well regulated militia' being in the 2nd amendment makes no sense. Can't think of anyone ever shot by a book

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    He pardoned the drunk methhead Blackwater contractors who murdered 14+ people in Iraq.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jim Bow View Post
    He pardoned the drunk methhead Blackwater contractors who murdered 14+ people in Iraq.
    I'm sure many more are coming. And we won't like most of them. I have to believe his actions over the next 3 weeks are going to turn off some Republicans in the senate.

    I also hope whatever pardons are issued are challenged for specificity. He may have the power to pardon at his discretion, but I believe we have a right to know what crime/s the pardon covers.

    The court may or may not agree with me, but i hope someone takes it there.
    "Banning books in spite of the 1st amendment, but refusing to regulate guns in spite of "well regulated militia' being in the 2nd amendment makes no sense. Can't think of anyone ever shot by a book

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    Obama pardoned over 200 people, but non for crimes covering up his own crimes. That's the big difference between Trump pardons and all others.
    We'll see many more to come, but I think he'll wait until after his coup attempt on Jan. 6 to pardon the big guns and himself. Those pardons could cost him the support of some GOP members. He still wants those guys on his side on Jan.6
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rich Jones View Post
    Obama pardoned over 200 people, but non for crimes covering up his own crimes. That's the big difference between Trump pardons and all others.
    We'll see many more to come, but I think he'll wait until after his coup attempt on Jan. 6 to pardon the big guns and himself. Those pardons could cost him the support of some GOP members. He still wants those guys on his side on Jan.6
    Going to be an interesting month.
    "Banning books in spite of the 1st amendment, but refusing to regulate guns in spite of "well regulated militia' being in the 2nd amendment makes no sense. Can't think of anyone ever shot by a book

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    Four Blackwater operatives in Iraq pardoned. (17 killed in Nisos square in a panic by Blackwater operatives).

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    Nice article about this topic in The Atlantic.

    https://apple.news/ADCa4OK76TI-ozpk6wWM9kQ
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    The nature of his pardons reveals the corrupt, dark, and soulless person that he is.
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    And the evil and corruption Republicans celebrate.

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    Is that anything like seventy-two virgins?

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    And I ask: Is there any 'line too far' for the Republicans in congress?
    "Banning books in spite of the 1st amendment, but refusing to regulate guns in spite of "well regulated militia' being in the 2nd amendment makes no sense. Can't think of anyone ever shot by a book

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Smith View Post
    And I ask: Is there any 'line too far' for the Republicans in congress?
    They certainly don't appear to have found one yet, have they?
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    I just read about Nisur Square massacre. (Link) The Blackwater folks, without any provocation, opened fire on unarmed civilians, killing fourteen, ten men, two women, and two boys, and injured at least another seventeen. This kid was named Ali Kinani; he was nine years old, and one of the men Trump just pardoned literally blew out his brains. Our president (only for the next 28 days, thank whatever gods there be) is one of the most loathsome specimens of writhing maggot-infested human vileness that our species has ever vomited up.

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    Meanwhile the monster in chief executes at a frantic pace.

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    Merry Christmas Americans…….

    He needs to be stopped, now, for the good of the country.

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    To Republicans this is good.

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    oh relax, that's just trump appealing to "working class" americans. at least he's, ya know, "doing something".

    etcetera.

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    That’s the special thing about Trump. He violates normal behavior to get a reaction. Contracted military services are problematic. Different military cultures under different commands. It happened all over the GWOT and Trump’s mindless pardon communicates that might makes right.

    Trump is 100% America. On the way home today I saw two new yard signs saying Biden stole the vote. It was a stolen election. GOP has to pay for this abomination but I’m afraid a lot of Amuricans are ok with this vulgarity.

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    Add Stone and Manafort to the list, just announced...

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    .... and Charles Kushner

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    Quote Originally Posted by LeeG View Post
    Trump is 100% America.
    No, fortunately not. 40% America maybe, maybe 35%.
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    He is a garbage human being.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Keith Wilson View Post
    No, fortunately not. 40% America maybe, maybe 35%.
    Yes 100%. I’m in Trump country. Jesus, God, America, Trump. Don’t try and be reasonable about this. He’s not American Scottish, American Columbian, he’s 100% pure American TV celebrity trash millionaire.

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    Always remember - to Republicans “law and order”is for the disadvantaged. The poor, the weak.

    Free reign and pardons are for the privileged

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    Why would trump pardon the mercenaries ?
    What possible motive ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by L.W. Baxter View Post
    oh relax, that's just trump appealing to "working class" americans. at least he's, ya know, "doing something".

    etcetera.
    Wow. You are now blaming Bernie Sanders for Trump's pardons. Deranged.

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    Quote Originally Posted by WI-Tom View Post
    Wow. You are now blaming Bernie Sanders for Trump's pardons. Deranged.

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    strawman fallacy

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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter K View Post
    Why would trump pardon the mercenaries? What possible motive ?
    Lessee . . . Various things to appeal to 'the base' and anger his opponents
    - 'America first'; who cares about those scum from sh!thole countries?
    - Might makes right.
    - Dominance through force and bullying are virtues
    - Our military can do no wrong, even when they're Blackwater mercenaries, not military, and even when they murder children for no good reason.
    - Maybe they won't notice that I'm pardoning all the guys who worked for me.
    - Just try to stop me.
    - F*ck you all; I'M NOT A LOSER!!!!

    Quote Originally Posted by WI-Tom View Post
    Wow. You are now blaming Bernie Sanders for Trump's pardons.
    No, he's not.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter K View Post
    Why would trump pardon the mercenaries ?
    What possible motive ?
    To blow things up on his way out. Really, he's trying to create as much disorder as possible to leave on Biden's doorstep when he takes office. Oh true, he actually does like these mercenaries, Trump is a sociopath. But he enjoys more that the pardons make others angry. He gets off on that. Truly.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Peter K View Post
    Why would trump pardon the mercenaries ?
    What possible motive ?
    google betsy devos
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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul Pless View Post
    google betsy devos
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    Kushner's dad is a real slimeball.

    He eventually pleaded guilty to 16 counts of tax evasion, one count of retaliating against a federal witness -- his brother-in-law -- and another count of lying to the Federal Election Commission.

    Christie in early 2019 went on to say that Charles Kushner committed "one of the most loathsome, disgusting crimes" he had prosecuted, referring to an elaborate revenge plot that the older Kushner hatched in 2003 in order to target his brother-in-law, William Schulder, a former employee turned witness for federal prosecutors in their case against Kushner.

    As a part of the plot, Kushner hired a prostitute to lure Schulder into having sex in a Bridgewater, New Jersey, motel room as a hidden camera rolled.

    A tape of the encounter was then sent to Kushner's sister and Schulder's wife, Esther. Ultimately, the intimidation stunt failed. The Schulders brought the video to prosecutors, who tracked down the woman and threatened her with arrest. She promptly turned on Kushner.
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    That’s old news Garret, Republicans are cool with that. Family values are for Democrats, the poor, and minoritys

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    Incredibly stupid system.
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    No, designed that way Rick, so that only 'suitable persons' could ascend to the Presidency. 'Suitable person' at the time meant part of the elite, rich, slave owning and likely to look after those of a similar bent.

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