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Post by Ben Reilly Fri Mar 26, 2021 10:44 am

Stolen from Quora:

Trump set a few records and has a few firsts for Presidents that often get overlooked.

He was investigated by a special counsel earlier than any President in history. And that special counsel testified that Trump could be charged for the crimes uncovered in his investigation after he leaves office. That’s never happened before.

He set a record for indictments, guilty pleas, and convictions by members of an administration.

He told the most public provable lies of any President in history.

He’s the first President in history to maintain a negative net approval rating for his entire term, meaning at every point in his presidency, his approval rating was lower than his disapproval rating.

He’s also the first President in history to maintain a debt to GDP ratio over 100% for his entire term, and he set a record for the highest debt to GDP ratio, topping 135%. (The previous record was 118% in 1946. In contrast, it stayed below 100% for Obama’s first term and peaked at 104% at the end of his second term.)

He is the first President to ever have a member of his own party vote for his conviction at his impeachment trial.

He presided over the largest single day point drop in the history of the Dow, the largest new unemployment claims in raw numbers in history, and the largest rise in unemployment as a percentage since the Great Depression.

He’s the first President in history to lose coal jobs, and the first since Hoover to lose jobs in his first term.

He’s the first President in history to repeatedly, publicly, and boldly violate the Hatch Act, culminating in a four day convention at the White House, which is exactly what the Hatch Act was designed to prevent. (Al Gore had to return campaign donations he solicited over the phone simply because he made those calls from a phone in the White House, and that was deemed a violation of the Hatch Act.)

He shut down the government for the longest period of time in history, and did so while his own party controlled both chambers of Congress.

He’s also the first President to lose the popular vote twice.

He’s also the first President to have been quoted positively in a terrorist’s manifesto.

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Post by Maddog Fri Mar 26, 2021 5:57 pm

We was definitely interesting.

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Post by eddie Sun Mar 28, 2021 2:54 am

Not to make light of this man’s idiocy and vile nature....

Can we just move on already? Getting stuck in the past is just detrimental. There will always be dangerous idiots in power but most of them are hidden.

Let’s focus on finding them.

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Post by Ben Reilly Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:04 am

eddie wrote:Not to make light of this man’s idiocy and vile nature....

Can we just move on already? Getting stuck in the past is just detrimental. There will always be dangerous idiots in power but most of them are hidden.

Let’s focus on finding them.

Trump remains dangerous and he's definitely not in the past. I mean, he's all but declared himself a candidate for president in 2024.

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Post by eddie Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:07 am

Ben Reilly wrote:
eddie wrote:Not to make light of this man’s idiocy and vile nature....

Can we just move on already? Getting stuck in the past is just detrimental. There will always be dangerous idiots in power but most of them are hidden.

Let’s focus on finding them.

Trump remains dangerous and he's definitely not in the past. I mean, he's all but declared himself a candidate for president in 2024.

Well, not to be flippant....so he’s declared himself a candidate?
Perhaps next year he will die, or a more sinister candidate appears, or the sky falls down??? As President, Trump achieved many "firsts"  2190311264

Let’s focus on the present. The future isn’t here yet.

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Post by Ben Reilly Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:12 am

If we don't fight Trump now, then we didn't learn a thing from his reign of terror/error.

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Post by eddie Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:27 am

Ben Reilly wrote:If we don't fight Trump now, then we didn't learn a thing from his reign of terror/error.

The past is done and the future isn’t a reality, just a “might be”

Let’s focus on the present.


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Post by Eilzel Sun Mar 28, 2021 3:55 am

eddie wrote:
Ben Reilly wrote:If we don't fight Trump now, then we didn't learn a thing from his reign of terror/error.

The past is done and the future isn’t a reality, just a “might be”

Let’s focus on the present.


Focusing on the present is important, but the three aren’t exclusive.

To be fair, ignoring the past and not thinking about the future is the best way to guarantee more shit in the future.

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Post by Original Quill Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:12 am

eddie wrote:
Ben Reilly wrote:If we don't fight Trump now, then we didn't learn a thing from his reign of terror/error.

The past is done and the future isn’t a reality, just a “might be”

Let’s focus on the present.

This is the present: Right now there are people who are speculating from Trump's unlawful and unconstitutional transgressions, that they could get away with it too. If we don't prosecute, it will constitute ratification.

Ratification makes it lawful, and shows the country as weak, unable to stand up for its principles. Rome lost that way. That's before us, here and now.

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Post by Guest Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:17 am

Eilzel wrote:
eddie wrote:

The past is done and the future isn’t a reality, just a “might be”

Let’s focus on the present.


Focusing on the present is important, but the three aren’t exclusive.

To be fair, ignoring the past and not thinking about the future is the best way to guarantee more shit in the future.
Exactly ...if you don't learn from the past you are doomed to repeat it

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Post by Guest Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:33 am

every major empire over the past several hundred years has undergone a predictable cycle of collapse, usually within 10 to 20 years of its peak power.
The indications are always the same:
The financialization of the economy, moving from manufacturing to speculation;
Very high levels of debt;
Extreme economic inequality;
And costly military overreaching.


To Quote the  18th century Scottish historian Alexander Fraser Tytler
The average life span of the world’s greatest civilizations has been 200 years progressing from “bondage to spiritual faith … to great courage … to liberty … to abundance … to selfishness … to complacency … to apathy … to dependence and … back into bondage”

America is following the same seemingly inevitable cycle

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Post by Original Quill Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:40 am

We might have another 100-years, if we undertake Amexit.

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Post by Guest Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:46 am

Original Quill wrote:We might have another 100-years, if we undertake Amexit.
Amexit LOL arn't some states threatening seceding from the union already i think a 100 years is ambitious

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Post by Original Quill Sun Mar 28, 2021 4:58 am

Korben wrote:
Original Quill wrote:We might have another 100-years, if we undertake Amexit.
Amexit LOL arn't some states threatening seceding from the union already i think a 100 years is ambitious

Amexit is the obverse: forcing the south to ship out.

The US has never fulfilled its principles because of the south. Jefferson wrote, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal..." And then he went home to a farm with 600-slaves.

The south has prevented this country from ever reaching, nor even trying to reach its goals. Since the civil war, it’s been just one Jim Crow obfuscation after another. If we just cast them off, setting aside 100-years, and proceeded to live by the founding principles, we might deserve an honorable mention in the history books.

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Post by Guest Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:11 am

Original Quill wrote:
Korben wrote:
Amexit LOL arn't some states threatening seceding from the union already i think a 100 years is ambitious

Amexit is the obverse: forcing the south to ship out.

The US has never fulfilled its principles because of the south.  Jefferson wrote, "We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal..."  And then he went home to a farm with 600-slaves.

The south has prevented this country from ever reaching, nor even trying to reach its goals.  Since the civil war, it’s been just one Jim Crow obfuscation after another.  If we just cast them off, setting aside 100-years, and proceeded to live by the founding principles, we might deserve an honorable mention in the history books.
You know i tend to agree with you Quill ,the civil war never really ended ,yes the battles stopped for the most part but the ideology was never defeated...how could it be when the union flag and statues where left or built and worshipped as heroes

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Post by Andy Sun Mar 28, 2021 12:49 pm

Calling Trump yesterday's politician is ridiculous  hyperbole.
He is just as dangerous and relevant now and in the future as he was for the past 4 years.
Possibly even more dangerous, now that he has seen how he can mobilise a lethal mob on a whim and a quick Whattsapp  or Facebook message.
No-one knows how big his undercover fascist army is, but when they act together, they are a real threat.
He doesn't care for democracy,  and given Biden' recent performances,  one can only speculate whether or when Harris will take over. Regardless of what Trump's  defender here says, he IS a threat,  and America needs to get behind Biden/Harris to continue to stop the rot that Trump started.

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Post by Maddog Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:17 pm

Korben wrote:every major empire over the past several hundred years has undergone a predictable cycle of collapse, usually within 10 to 20 years of its peak power.
The indications are always the same:
The financialization of the economy, moving from manufacturing to speculation;
Very high levels of debt;
Extreme economic inequality;
And costly military overreaching.


To Quote the  18th century Scottish historian Alexander Fraser Tytler
The average life span of the world’s greatest civilizations has been 200 years progressing from “bondage to spiritual faith … to great courage … to liberty … to abundance … to selfishness … to complacency … to apathy … to dependence and … back into bondage”

America is following the same seemingly inevitable cycle

We are at the dependence part now.

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Post by Maddog Sun Mar 28, 2021 5:19 pm

Maddog wrote:
Korben wrote:every major empire over the past several hundred years has undergone a predictable cycle of collapse, usually within 10 to 20 years of its peak power.
The indications are always the same:
The financialization of the economy, moving from manufacturing to speculation;
Very high levels of debt;
Extreme economic inequality;
And costly military overreaching.


To Quote the  18th century Scottish historian Alexander Fraser Tytler
The average life span of the world’s greatest civilizations has been 200 years progressing from “bondage to spiritual faith … to great courage … to liberty … to abundance … to selfishness … to complacency … to apathy … to dependence and … back into bondage”

America is following the same seemingly inevitable cycle

We are at the dependence part now.  


Or "Bread and Circuses".

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Post by JulesV Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:21 pm

Original Quill wrote:
eddie wrote:

The past is done and the future isn’t a reality, just a “might be”

Let’s focus on the present.

This is the present: Right now there are people who are speculating from Trump's unlawful and unconstitutional transgressions, that they could get away with it too.  If we don't prosecute, it will constitute ratification.

Ratification makes it lawful, and shows the country as weak, unable to stand up for its principles.  Rome lost that way.  That's before us, here and now.

Yes he has given notice that he plans to return to politics.

Hence he still represents 'clear & present danger'.

Ignore his malignant & menacing presence at your peril.

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Post by JulesV Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:25 pm

Ben Reilly wrote:Stolen from Quora:

Trump set a few records and has a few firsts for Presidents that often get overlooked.

He was investigated by a special counsel earlier than any President in history. And that special counsel testified that Trump could be charged for the crimes uncovered in his investigation after he leaves office. That’s never happened before.

He set a record for indictments, guilty pleas, and convictions by members of an administration.

He told the most public provable lies of any President in history.

He’s the first President in history to maintain a negative net approval rating for his entire term, meaning at every point in his presidency, his approval rating was lower than his disapproval rating.

He’s also the first President in history to maintain a debt to GDP ratio over 100% for his entire term, and he set a record for the highest debt to GDP ratio, topping 135%. (The previous record was 118% in 1946. In contrast, it stayed below 100% for Obama’s first term and peaked at 104% at the end of his second term.)

He is the first President to ever have a member of his own party vote for his conviction at his impeachment trial.

He presided over the largest single day point drop in the history of the Dow, the largest new unemployment claims in raw numbers in history, and the largest rise in unemployment as a percentage since the Great Depression.

He’s the first President in history to lose coal jobs, and the first since Hoover to lose jobs in his first term.

He’s the first President in history to repeatedly, publicly, and boldly violate the Hatch Act, culminating in a four day convention at the White House, which is exactly what the Hatch Act was designed to prevent. (Al Gore had to return campaign donations he solicited over the phone simply because he made those calls from a phone in the White House, and that was deemed a violation of the Hatch Act.)

He shut down the government for the longest period of time in history, and did so while his own party controlled both chambers of Congress.

He’s also the first President to lose the popular vote twice.

He’s also the first President to have been quoted positively in a terrorist’s manifesto.

This should be atop the list - he is the first POTUS to conduct an armed insurrection against American democracy. Bigly!! As President, Trump achieved many "firsts"  1366281442

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Post by Original Quill Sun Mar 28, 2021 10:39 pm

He is a criminal. Under ordinary circumstances, he should be tried and convicted.

But Democrats are such snowflakes...I don't know.

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Post by JulesV Tue Mar 30, 2021 1:42 am

More firsts!

He spitefully skipped his successor's inauguration. He had too much bile and too little grace to rise above things and dutifully attend such an important ceremony. Even if thru gritted teeth!

Wifey had quite a few ''firsts'' of her own too. She left the W. H. with a lower approval rating than what she arrived with, lower than any other first lady. Unprecedented in a flotus.

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Post by Maddog Tue Mar 30, 2021 3:31 am

JulesV wrote:More firsts!

He spitefully skipped his successor's inauguration. He had too much bile and too little grace to rise above things and dutifully attend such an important ceremony. Even if thru gritted teeth!

Wifey had quite a few ''firsts'' of her own too. She left the W. H. with a lower approval rating than what she arrived with, lower than any other first lady. Unprecedented in a flotus.


"John Adams in 1801, John Quincy Adams in 1829 and Andrew Johnson in 1869 -- refused to attend their successors' inaugurations. Poor form even then, they all the same provide an apt example for what may follow in today's divided political climate."




Not a first, but it's been a minute.

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Post by JulesV Tue Mar 30, 2021 4:15 pm

Maddog wrote:
JulesV wrote:More firsts!

He spitefully skipped his successor's inauguration. He had too much bile and too little grace to rise above things and dutifully attend such an important ceremony. Even if thru gritted teeth!

Wifey had quite a few ''firsts'' of her own too. She left the W. H. with a lower approval rating than what she arrived with, lower than any other first lady. Unprecedented in a flotus.


"John Adams in 1801, John Quincy Adams in 1829 and Andrew Johnson in 1869 -- refused to attend their successors' inaugurations. Poor form even then, they all the same provide an apt example for what may follow in today's divided political climate."

Not a first, but it's been a minute.

I take that back, then.  I want my posts to be accurate!

The reporter on CNN said at the time of the inauguration that only two presidents had missed inaugurations and in both cases it was due to unforseen circumstances, not deliberate. Hence why initially I wrote 'deliberately' in my post but I changed it later to  'spitefully' .
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Post by JulesV Tue Mar 30, 2021 4:20 pm

There's been White Potuses, and a Black one too. Cheeto was the first Orange one haha. tongue

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Post by Andy Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:10 pm

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Post by Original Quill Sat Apr 03, 2021 4:30 pm

And lost the House of Representatives the first opportunity.

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Post by Andy Mon May 03, 2021 9:55 am

I owe my Trump-supporting friends an apology.  I’ve been critical of the Trump presidency these last four years, and am still exhausted from the experience. But to be fair, President Trump wasn’t that bad, other than when he incited an insurrection against the government, mismanaged a pandemic that killed nearly half a million Americans, separated children from their families, lost those children in the bureaucracy, tear-gassed peaceful protesters on Lafayette Square so he could hold a photo op holding a Bible in front of a church, tried to block all Muslims from entering the country, got impeached, got impeached again, had the worst jobs record of any president in modern history, pressured Ukraine to dig dirt on Joe Biden, fired the FBI director for investigating his ties to Russia, bragged about firing the FBI director on TV, took Vladimir Putin’s word over the US intelligence community, diverted military funding to build his wall, caused the longest government shutdown in US history, called Black Lives Matter a “symbol of hate,” lied nearly 30,000 times, banned transgender people from serving in the military, ejected reporters from the White House briefing room who asked tough questions, vetoed the defense funding bill because it renamed military bases named for Confederate soldiers, refused to release his tax returns, increased the national debt by nearly $8 trillion, had three of the highest annual trade deficits in U.S. history, called veterans and soldiers who died in combat losers and suckers, coddled the leader of Saudi Arabia after he ordered the execution and dismembering of a US-based journalist, refused to concede the 2020 election, hired his unqualified daughter and son-in-law to work in the White House, walked out of an interview with Lesley Stahl, called neo-Nazis “very fine people,” suggested that people should inject bleach into their bodies to fight COVID, abandoned our allies the Kurds to Turkey, pushed through massive tax cuts for the wealthiest but balked at helping working Americans, incited anti-lockdown protestors in several states at the height of the pandemic, withdrew the US from the Paris climate accords, withdrew the US from the Iranian nuclear deal, withdrew the US from the Trans Pacific Partnership which was designed to block China’s advances, insulted his own Cabinet members on Twitter, pushed the leader of Montenegro out of the way during a photo op, failed to reiterate US commitment to defending NATO allies, called Haiti and African nations “shithole” countries, called the city of Baltimore the “worst in the nation,” claimed that he single handedly brought back the phrase “Merry Christmas” even though it hadn’t gone anywhere, forced his Cabinet members to praise him publicly like some cult leader, believed he should be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, berated and belittled his hand-picked Attorney General when he recused himself from the Russia probe, suggested the US should buy Greenland, colluded with Mitch McConnell to push through federal judges and two Supreme Court justices after supporting efforts to prevent his predecessor from appointing judges, repeatedly called the media “enemies of the people,” claimed that if we tested fewer people for COVID we’d have fewer cases, violated the emoluments clause, thought that Nambia was a country, told Bob Woodward in private that the coronavirus was a big deal but then downplayed it in public, called his exceedingly faithful vice president a “p---y” for following the Constitution, nearly got us into a war with Iran after threatening them by tweet, nominated a corrupt head of the EPA, nominated a corrupt head of HHS, nominated a corrupt head of the Interior Department, nominated a corrupt head of the USDA, praised dictators and authoritarians around the world while criticizing allies, refused to allow the presidential transition to begin, insulted war hero John McCain – even after his death, spent an obscene amount of time playing golf after criticizing Barack Obama for playing (far less) golf while president, falsely claimed that he won the 2016 popular vote, called the Muslim mayor of London a “stone cold loser,” falsely claimed that he turned down being Time’s Man of the Year, considered firing special counsel Robert Mueller on several occasions, mocked wearing face masks to guard against transmitting COVID, locked Congress out of its constitutional duty to confirm Cabinet officials by hiring acting ones, used a racist dog whistle by calling COVID the “China virus,” hired and associated with numerous shady figures that were eventually convicted of federal offenses including his campaign manager and national security adviser, pardoned several of his shady associates, gave the Presidential Medal of Freedom to two congressman who amplified his batshit crazy conspiracy theories, got into telephone fight with the leader of Australia(!), had a Secretary of State who called him a moron, forced his press secretary to claim without merit that his was the largest inauguration crowd in history, botched the COVID vaccine rollout, tweeted so much dangerous propaganda that Twitter eventually banned him, charged the Secret Service jacked-up rates at his properties, constantly interrupted Joe Biden in their first presidential debate, claimed that COVID would “magically” disappear, called a U.S. Senator “Pocahontas,” used his Twitter account to blast Nordstrom when it stopped selling Ivanka’s merchandise, opened up millions of pristine federal lands to development and drilling, got into a losing tariff war with China that forced US taxpayers to bail out farmers, claimed that his losing tariff war was a win for the US, ignored or didn’t even take part in daily intelligence briefings, blew off honoring American war dead in France because it was raining, redesigned Air Force One to look like the Trump Shuttle, got played by Kim Jung Un and his “love letters,” threatened to go after social media companies in clear violation of the Constitution, botched the response to Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico, threw paper towels at Puerto Ricans when he finally visited them, pressured the governor and secretary of state of Georgia to “find” him votes, thought that the Virgin islands had a President, drew on a map with a Sharpie to justify his inaccurate tweet that Alabama was threatened by a hurricane, allowed White House staff to use personal email accounts for official businesses after blasting Hillary Clinton for doing the same thing, rolled back regulations that protected the public from mercury and asbestos, pushed regulators to waste time studying snake-oil remedies for COVID, rolled back regulations that stopped coal companies from dumping waste into rivers, held blatant campaign rallies at the White House, tried to take away millions of Americans’ health insurance because the law was named for a Black man, refused to attend his successors’ inauguration, nominated the worst Education Secretary in history, threatened judges who didn’t do what he wanted, attacked Dr. Anthony Fauci, promised that Mexico would pay for the wall (it didn’t), allowed political hacks to overrule government scientists on major reports on climate change and other issues, struggled navigating a ramp after claiming his opponent was feeble, called an African-American Congresswoman “low IQ,” threatened to withhold federal aid from states and cities with Democratic leaders, went ahead with rallies filled with maskless supporters in the middle of a pandemic, claimed that legitimate investigations of his wrongdoing were “witch hunts,” seemed to demonstrate a belief that there were airports during the American Revolution, demanded “total loyalty” from the FBI director, praised a conspiracy theory that Democrats are Satanic pedophiles, completely gutted the Voice of America, placed a political hack in charge of the Postal Service, claimed without evidence that the Obama administration bugged Trump Tower, suggested that the US should allow more people from places like Norway into the country, suggested that COVID wasn’t that bad because he recovered with the help of top government doctors and treatments not available to the public, overturned energy conservation standards that even industry supported, reduced the number of refugees the US accepts, insulted various members of Congress and the media with infantile nicknames, gave Rush Limbaugh a Presidential medal of Freedom at the State of the Union address, named as head of federal personnel a 29-year old who’d previously been fired from the White House for allegations of financial improprieties, eliminated the White House office of pandemic response, used soldiers as campaign props, fired any advisor who made the mistake of disagreeing with him, demanded the Pentagon throw him a Soviet-style military parade, hired a shit ton of white nationalists, politicized the civil service, did absolutely nothing after Russia hacked the U.S. government, falsely said the Boy Scouts called him to say his bizarre Jamboree speech was the best speech ever given to the Scouts, claimed that Black people would overrun the suburbs if Biden won, insulted reporters of color, insulted women reporters, insulted women reporters of color, suggested he was fine with China’s oppression of the Uighurs, attacked the Supreme Court when it ruled against him, summoned Pennsylvania state legislative leaders to the White House to pressure them to overturn the election, spent countless hours every day watching Fox News, refused to allow his administration to comply with Congressional subpoenas, hired Rudy Giuliani as his lawyer, tried to punish Amazon because the Jeff Bezos-owned Washington Post wrote negative stories about him, acted as if the Attorney General of the United States was his personal attorney, attempted to get the federal government to defend him in a libel lawsuit from a women who accused him of sexual assault, held private meetings with Vladimir Putin without staff present, didn’t disclose his private meetings with Vladimir Putin so that the US had to find out via Russian media, stopped holding press briefings for months at a time, “ordered” US companies to leave China even though he has no such power, led a political party that couldn’t even be bothered to draft a policy platform, claimed preposterously that Article II of the Constitution gave him absolute powers, tried to pressure the U.K. to hold the British Open at his golf course, suggested that the government nuke hurricanes, suggested that wind turbines cause cancer, said that he had a special aptitude for science, fired the head of election cyber security after he said that the 2020 election was secure, blurted out classified information to Russian officials, tried to force the G7 to hold their meeting at his failing golf resort in Florida, fired the acting attorney general when she refused to go along with his unconstitutional Muslim travel ban, hired Stephen Miller, openly discussed national security issues in the dining room at Mar-a-Lago where everyone could hear them, interfered with plans to relocate the FBI because a new development there might compete with his hotel, abandoned Iraqi refugees who’d helped the U.S. during the war, tried to get Russia back into the G7, held a COVID super spreader event in the Rose Garden, seemed to believe that Frederick Douglass is still alive, lost 60 election fraud cases in court including before judges he had nominated, falsely claimed that factories were reopening when they weren’t, shamelessly exploited terror attacks in Europe to justify his anti-immigrant policies, still hasn’t come up with a healthcare plan, still hasn’t come up with an infrastructure plan despite repeated “Infrastructure Weeks,” forced Secret Service agents to drive him around Walter Reed while contagious with COVID, told the Proud Boys to “stand back and stand by,” f---ed up the Census, withdrew the U.S. from the World Health Organization in the middle of a pandemic, did so few of his duties that his press staff were forced to state on his daily schedule “President Trump will work from early in the morning until late in the evening. He will make many calls and have many meetings,” allowed his staff to repeatedly violate the Hatch Act, seemed not to know that Abraham Lincoln was a Republican, stood before sacred CIA wall of heroes and bragged about his election win, constantly claimed he was treated worse than any president which presumably includes four that were assassinated and his predecessor whose legitimacy and birthplace were challenged by a racist reality TV show star named Donald Trump, claimed Andrew Jackson could’ve stopped the Civil War even though he died 16 years before it happened, said that any opinion poll showing him behind was fake, claimed that other countries laughed at us before he became president when several world leaders were literally laughing at him, claimed that the military was out of ammunition before he became President, created a commission to whitewash American history, retweeted anti-Islam videos from one of the most racist people in Britain, claimed ludicrously that the Pulse nightclub shooting wouldn’t have happened if someone there had a gun even though there was an armed security guard there, hired a senior staffer who cited the non-existent Bowling Green Massacre as a reason to ban Muslims, had a press secretary who claimed that Nazi Germany never used chemical weapons even though every sane human being knows they used gas to kill millions of Jews and others, bilked the Secret Service for higher than market rates when they had to stay at Trump properties, apparently sold pardons on his way out of the White House, stripped protective status from 59,000 Haitians, falsely claimed Biden wanted to defund the police, said that the head of the CDC didn’t know what he was talking about, tried to rescind protection from DREAMers, gave himself an A+ for his handling of the pandemic, tried to start a boycott of Goodyear tires due to an Internet hoax, said U.S. rates of COVID would be lower if you didn’t count blue states, deported U.S. veterans who served their country but were undocumented, claimed he did more for African Americans than any president since Lincoln, touted a “super-duper” secret “hydrosonic” missile which may or may not be a new “hypersonic” missile or may not exist at all, retweeted a gif calling Biden a pedophile, forced through security clearances for his family, suggested that police officers should rough up suspects, suggested that Biden was on performance-enhancing drugs, tried to stop transgender students from being able to use school bathrooms in line with their gender, suggested the US not accept COVID patients from  a cruise ship because it would make US numbers look higher, nominated a climate change sceptic to chair the committee advising the White House on environmental policy, retweeted a video doctored to look like Biden had played a song called “F--k tha Police” at a campaign event, hugged a disturbingly large number of U.S. flags, accused Democrats of “treason” for not applauding his State of the Union address, claimed that the FBI failed to capture the Parkland school shooter because they were “spending too much time” on Russia, mocked the testimony of Dr Christine Blasey Ford when she accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, obsessed over low-flow toilets, ordered the rerelease of more COVID vaccines when there weren’t any to release, called for the construction of a bizarre garden of heroes with statutes of famous dead Americans as well as at least one Canadian (Alex Trebek), hijacked Washington’s July 4th celebrations to give a partisan speech, took advice from the MyPillow guy, claimed that migrants seeking a better life in the US were dangerous caravans of drug dealers and rapists, said nothing when Vladimir Putin poisoned a leading opposition figure, never seemed to heed the advice of his wife’s “Be Best” campaign, falsely claimed that mail-in voting is fraudulent, announced a precipitous withdrawal of troops from Syria which not only handed Russia and ISIS a win but also prompted his defense secretary to resign in protest, insulted the leader of Canada, insulted the leader of France, insulted the leader of Britain, insulted the leader of Germany, insulted the leader of Sweden (Sweden!!), falsely claimed credit for getting NATO members to increase their share of dues, blew off two Asia summits even though they were held virtually, continued lying about spending lots of time at Ground Zero with 9/11 responders, said that the Japanese would sit back and watch their “Sony televisions” if the US were ever attacked, left a NATO summit early in a huff, stared directly into an eclipse even though everyone over the age of 5 knows not to do that, called himself a very stable genius despite significant evidence to the contrary, refused to commit to a peaceful transfer of power and kept his promise, and a whole bunch of other things I can’t remember at the moment.
But other than that. . . 🤷🏽

And Dumbo Dean, from the failed flop forum, still idolised Trump.

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