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    Quote Originally Posted by Milland View Post
    If people vote against their best interests, I'll call them idiots. If people want to recreate 1930's Germany I'll call them ignorant fools, and worse.

    Tomorrow we have a holiday to remember those that fought, and died, to support what used to be American ideals. Freedom from tyranny is among them. Now we have folks begging to be put under the lash (required to work in meat processing plants rife with Covid-19? Trump demands it!), and pleased with their president who's done more to undermine American stature in the world than any other in history.

    If George S. Patton were alive now, he'd not just slap you in the face. He'd kick your ass from here to Moscow.
    Nazis hiding under the bed. Does that mean you will go away again?

    You mention Patton. He would definitely slap you down considering how you degrade the country and it’s military. I doubt you would stand up for the next slap. MIT? Never met a complete hissy fit loser as you have been. You condescend yet to make that work you must be at your core a descent person.

    You do not just spill hate you rain it down.

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    Trump may very well be tough on Russia with US/ Russian sanctions. Yet Trump was also in bed with the Russian Mafia. It was laundering money’s which saved his ass. He figured out the perfect mechanism for it. Give the Russians the 57th floor of Trump Tower to use as their base. The mafia would then pay him for apartments in Trump Tower....pay extremely inflated prices. Owning a Trump Tower apartment helps with immigration and citizenship too. It was a marriage made in heaven.
    Who cares if the Russian Mafia is also controlled by Putin. The Russian Mafia is run by ex KGB agents. And they report back to Putin.
    Anyway.... like I say,Trump is an enigma

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    Quote Originally Posted by Milland View Post
    WHAT THE FUCK!!?

    You ask:



    I answer. You come back with:



    Have you any reading comprehension or memory retention? Have you ever opened a fucking book on dialectic?

    At least you didn't go "Hillary!", "Benghazi!", etc., but by gosh it's more useful to talk to ones pet dog than to you...
    More of the same spew. I only wish that you worked there. Then you could chain yourself to the vending machines and eat till you pop.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trueturning View Post
    More of the same spew. I only wish that you worked there. Then you could chain yourself to the vending machines and eat till you pop.
    You are an exemplar of the actual TDS. May good have mercy on your soul.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PeteM View Post
    Wasn't addressed to you, empwoer. I have no idea what policies you do or don't like it, beyond your definition of freedom being doing whatever you want and then paying the consequences..

    It's SpinIt who keeps getting pissed off whenever Trump is criticized, particularly with a list of tangible issues. Most recently thinking it un-American to criticize him. He's mentioned the Constitution, but seems to have missed the First Amendment.

    I've actually never heard him question Trump here. Could be it's somewhere. Meanwhile he rarely fails to sing his praises or leap to the man's defense. It's OK to hire family to do his dirty work. Nothing wrong in Ukraine. His firing of everyone who disagrees with him being one of his greatest strengths. No problem if he lies to us. He's handled the virus so well. Hence my term "unquestioning belief, trust, and loyalty."

    Asked to guess, I'd think you see Trump in some shade of gray. Based on the evidence, seems Trueturning thinks the guy's doing great. His right to say so. My right to point it out when the facts indicate otherwise.
    “ It's SpinIt who keeps getting pissed off whenever Trump is criticized, particularly with a list of tangible issues. Most recently thinking it un-American to criticize him. He's mentioned the Constitution, but seems to have missed the First Amendment.”

    Are you missing this guy? Only a few extremists and psychotics like you see him everywhere. I think you should get a life. You do this for only one reason and that is to see if your pathetic life of manipulating others has continued value. This is the internet complain to management.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Milland View Post
    You are an exemplar of the actual TDS. May good have mercy on your soul.
    If he has mercy for you then he will for me with only one major difference I believe God exists yet you do not. I have no problem with that if you did not play the chameleon all the time you have no real solid spine nor beliefs. You just blend into your surroundings changing. Like your feigned halo and acting Sainthood that you are so much better than us deplorable. You run with a gang here and people even the new ones know this and find you rather repulsive.

    Oh and as far as Good-it is a good idea if you go back into confinement.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tim9lives View Post
    Trump may very well be tough on Russia with US/ Russian sanctions. Yet Trump was also in bed with the Russian Mafia. It was laundering money’s which saved his ass. He figured out the perfect mechanism for it. Give the Russians the 57th floor of Trump Tower to use as their base. The mafia would then pay him for apartments in Trump Tower....pay extremely inflated prices. Owning a Trump Tower apartment helps with immigration and citizenship too. It was a marriage made in heaven.
    Who cares if the Russian Mafia is also controlled by Putin. The Russian Mafia is run by ex KGB agents. And they report back to Putin.
    Anyway.... like I say,Trump is an enigma
    In April 2013, a little more than two years before Trump rode the escalator to the ground floor of Trump Tower to kick off his presidential campaign, police burst into Unit 63A of the high-rise and rounded up 29 suspects in two gambling rings. The operation, which prosecutors called “the world’s largest sports book,” was run out of condos in Trump Tower—including the entire fifty-first floor of the building. In addition, unit 63A—a condo directly below one owned by Trump—served as the headquarters for a “sophisticated money-laundering scheme” that moved an estimated $100 million out of the former Soviet Union, through shell companies in Cyprus, and into investments in the United States. The entire operation, prosecutors say, was working under the protection of Alimzhan Tokhtakhounov, whom the FBI identified as a top Russian vor closely allied with Semion Mogilevich. In a single two-month stretch, according to the federal indictment, the money launderers paid Tokhtakhounov $10 million.

    Tokhtakhounov, who had been indicted a decade earlier for conspiring to fix the ice-skating competition at the 2002 Winter Olympics, was the only suspect to elude arrest. For the next seven months, the Russian crime boss fell off the radar of Interpol, which had issued a red alert. Then, in November 2013, he suddenly appeared live on international television—sitting in the audience at the Miss Universe pageant in Moscow. Tokhtakhounov was in the VIP section, just a few seats away from the pageant owner, Donald Trump.

    Trump promoted and celebrated the properties. His organization continues to advertise the units; in 2011, when they first turned a profit, he attended a ceremonial mortgage-burning in Sunny Isles to toast their success. Last October, an investigation by the Miami Herald found that at least 13 buyers in the Florida complex have been the target of government investigations, either personally or through their companies, including “members of a Russian-American organized crime group.” Two buyers in Sunny Isles, Anatoly Golubchik and Michael Sall, were convicted for taking part in a massive international gambling and money-laundering syndicate that was run out of Trump Tower in New York. The ring, according to the FBI, was operating under the protection of the Russian mafia.

    Trump’s Russian Laundromat | The New Republic

    Trump’s Russian Laundromat
    How to use Trump Tower and other luxury high-rises to clean dirty money, run an international crime syndicate, and propel a failed real estate developer into the White House.

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    But even without an investigation by Congress or a special prosecutor, there is much we already know about the president’s debt to Russia. A review of the public record reveals a clear and disturbing pattern: Trump owes much of his business success, and by extension his presidency, to a flow of highly suspicious money from Russia. Over the past three decades, at least 13 people with known or alleged links to Russian mobsters or oligarchs have owned, lived in, and even run criminal activities out of Trump Tower and other Trump properties. Many used his apartments and casinos to launder untold millions in dirty money. Some ran a worldwide high-stakes gambling ring out of Trump Tower—in a unit directly below one owned by Trump. Others provided Trump with lucrative branding deals that required no investment on his part. Taken together, the flow of money from Russia provided Trump with a crucial infusion of financing that helped rescue his empire from ruin, burnish his image, and launch his career in television and politics. “They saved his bacon,” says Kenneth McCallion, a former assistant U.S. attorney in the Reagan administration who investigated ties between organized crime and Trump’s developments in the 1980s.

    It’s entirely possible that Trump was never more than a convenient patsy for Russian oligarchs and mobsters, with his casinos and condos providing easy pass-throughs for their illicit riches. At the very least, with his constant need for new infusions of cash and his well-documented troubles with creditors, Trump made an easy “mark” for anyone looking to launder money. But whatever his knowledge about the source of his wealth, the public record makes clear that Trump built his business empire in no small part with a lot of dirty money from a lot of dirty Russians—including the dirtiest and most feared of them all.

    Trump made his first trip to Russia in 1987, only a few years before the collapse of the Soviet Union. Invited by Soviet Ambassador Yuri Dubinin, Trump was flown to Moscow and Leningrad—all expenses paid—to talk business with high-ups in the Soviet command. In The Art of the Deal, Trump recounted the lunch meeting with Dubinin that led to the trip. “One thing led to another,” he wrote, “and now I’m talking about building a large luxury hotel, across the street from the Kremlin, in partnership with the Soviet government.”

    Over the years, Trump and his sons would try and fail five times to build a new Trump Tower in Moscow. But for Trump, what mattered most were the lucrative connections he had begun to make with the Kremlin—and with the wealthy Russians who would buy so many of his properties in the years to come. “Russians make up a pretty disproportionate cross section of a lot of our assets,” Donald Trump Jr. boasted at a real estate conference in 2008. “We see a lot of money pouring in from Russia.”

    The money, illicit and otherwise, began to rain in earnest after the Soviet Union fell in 1991. President Boris Yeltsin’s shift to a market economy was so abrupt that cash-rich gangsters and corrupt government officials were able to privatize and loot state-held assets in oil, coal, minerals, and banking. Yeltsin himself, in fact, would later describe Russia as “the biggest mafia state in the world.” After Vladimir Putin succeeded Yeltsin as president, Russian intelligence effectively joined forces with the country’s mobsters and oligarchs, allowing them to operate freely as long as they strengthen Putin’s power and serve his personal financial interests. According to James Henry, a former chief economist at McKinsey & Company who consulted on the Panama Papers, some $1.3 trillion in illicit capital has poured out of Russia since the 1990s.

    The above post excerpts are from this article. It’s a good read.
    Trump’s Russian Laundromat | The New Republic

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    9lives,

    I still like you because you are always interesting and never over toxic.

    Have a great Memorial Day everybody lets remember those who gave all including those who have died in our wars in Iraq, Syria, and Afghanistan.

    A prom a good friend likes a lot for the occasion for y’all.

    Flanders field poem download - Google Docs

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    Quote Originally Posted by tim9lives View Post
    ...snip...
    Dude, you should get this hard hitting info onto Schumer and Pelosi's desk, stat. Where were you with these revelations when the peach mints were going down?

    This will certainly bring about the certain demise of the Mango Menace. We got him this time!

    What this country really needs is more #YouAintBlack

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    Quote Originally Posted by Trueturning View Post
    You run with a gang here and people even the new ones know this and find you rather repulsive.
    If they are of your nature, I consider that a success.

    Oh, and I do believe in "good". As to your "God", I suspect it's just shaking it's head in dismay.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gewehr 98 View Post

    What this country really needs is more #YouAintBlack
    Orange ain't the new Black. But hopefully DJT will wind up in that setting.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gewehr 98 View Post
    Dude, you should get this hard hitting info onto Schumer and Pelosi's desk, stat. Where were you with these revelations when the peach mints were going down?

    This will certainly bring about the certain demise of the Mango Menace. We got him this time!

    What this country really needs is more #YouAintBlack
    ROFLMAO!!!

    Ever cross your TINY faux moralistic mind-shaped proteins as to what the RESULT of those "suction" operations was?

    MASSIVE amounts of former Sov Bloc resources taken right out from under their military-Industrial complex and general economy.

    Accelerating the collapse of their military-industrial TECHNOLOGICAL base, and higher technology, in general. Ongoing "brain drain" as the best and brightest voted with their feet and future.

    "Armada" tank towed off parade? Underpowered PAK aircraft constantly catching fire? An aircraft-carrier shaped-object they didn't even BUILD (Ukraine did that.. same as their rocket engines, tanks, and helicopters..) as has to keep a fleet of tugboats with her for chronic propulsion failures? When not wasting scarce - and woefully obsolete - aircraft?

    Not only the MONEY was sucked-out of the Russian Federation.

    So were entire satellite nations, Ukraine only the most-recent. Or what Syria sucks out of the Russian budget, still-yet, today to try to counter Ottoman Empire II, AKA so-called "modern" Turkey.

    Or Belorus sucking resources out of Russian teat held off at arm's length whilst the Rus decline as a threat and the Belos can find a way to smack 'em upside the haid.

    That left "rent collector" thieves - Putin & Co. - with a low-effort, low-overhead system to simply parasitize primary minerals, metals, and petro.

    Same plan, by the way, that looter-lie-bore-all Dumbasscrpas DID HAVE as the fate of North America!

    Serfdom. Stripping of national treasure. Vassel status to the Empire of China.

    And then they got f**ked half-way.

    More "result"?

    The economic downgrade of an aging and in poor health population back to Russia's traditional de facto serfdom as their healthcare system, internal transport, and remote-area power grid shuts down - melting permafrost already sucking cities - and soon railways - slowly under.

    Their Russian Federation economy has been dropped to about the size of the US State of Florida and is NOT coming back in our lifetimes. If ever.

    Effective. Efficient. Brutal. And FAST.

    And a once-powerful adversary was assisted to suicidally cripple its own people's future. For scores of years, coming. Or longer.

    Prince Nevski was a Chinese Vassel at the Muscovy "Big Bang".
    So, too, Putin, NOW.

    World powers HAVE to play "dirty". So we do. DAMHIKT!

    Watch what happens next. It's now come-up China's turn in that "suction" and vibratory tumbler barrel.

    Their Clinton, Obama, Biden, Pelosi, Schiff, Nadler, Comey, Brennen, Clapper, and Schumer whores? Same "drum". Ddifferent "wet" media.

    Slowly, too, please. VERY slowly!

    "Mercy" was not a thing those treasonous and incompetent theives ever earned.

    "We got him this time!"

    Yah think? Same way krill dominate whales, mayhap? Food supply is what they are.

    Fools are trying to sniff footprints and toilet-seats.... when those who made them are miles and years ahead.. still moving "at a combat speed" and PREVAILING?

    All the while delivering MOST WELCOME POSITIVE RESULTS for America ...and the free world in general.

    Lead, follow .....or become roadkill.


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    Quote Originally Posted by CalG View Post
    Don't be stupid. Cover your cough.


    But I had to laugh, The use of the elbow to cover a cough or sneeze has become the "correct Way". Then when the virus started showing and hand shakes became unacceptable, The "elbow bump" was the replacement.

    Really, sneezed on elbows?

    Sick !
    Comrade, you're not supposed to notice the obvious contradictions in the tenets of Corona Communism.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scottl View Post
    Comrade, you're not supposed to notice the obvious contradictions in the tenets of Corona Communism.
    Yay, go to arkansas and have a pool party!
    Go to missouri and give haircuts!
    Go to Kiryas Joel and open up a school full of kids!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jim rozen View Post
    Yay, go to arkansas and have a pool party!
    Go to missouri and give haircuts!
    Go to Kiryas Joel and open up a school full of kids!
    Go to Peekskill ... and open up a mind.

    That last part might need a shaped-charge even to get a Harbor-Freight bearing puller into place?

    You have to know senile Old Farts with tertiary "TDS"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by thermite View Post

    You have to know senile Old Farts with tertiary "TDS"?
    So you've been looking in a mirror. Interesting, as I'd doubted you could cast a reflection.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Milland View Post
    So you've been looking in a mirror. Interesting, as I'd doubted you could cast a reflection.
    *yawn* I don't HAVE any of PTSD, TDS, stress ulcers, nervous breakdowns, nor senile dementia.

    What, then DO I HAVE?

    A more than half-century successful franchise to DISTRIBUTE any or all of the above!

    Cover your.

    Ass!


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    Quote Originally Posted by Milland View Post
    If they are of your nature, I consider that a success.

    Oh, and I do believe in "good". As to your "God", I suspect it's just shaking it's head in dismay.
    From that comment I'm guessing you're not a believer in "our Judeo-Christian traditions"?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scottl View Post
    From that comment I'm guessing you're not a believer in "our Judeo-Christian traditions"?
    Might not HAVE to buy-into any specific funny-papers nor hood-badge?

    When they discovered a SECOND "coding system" built into already too-clever to be an ACCIDENT DNA?

    How about this?

    Just suppose "God" was just one more struggling bio-chem student at a university far beyond our ken.

    DNA - and makin' clever critters with it - was the course material.

    The "races of man" her Master's Thesis experiment...

    And the poor hard-working girl got a failing grade!


    Welll.. don't even have a cloudy day here, let alone lightning strikes.

    So whatever else is afoot, "God"... as with most great wimmin, sure has herself a tolerant sense of humour!

    That "failing grade"?

    Might it be because we DO NOT?


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