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Re: The federal indictment/fake news MEGATHREAD
« Reply #1140 on: September 24, 2018, 10:32:48 am »
I heard he would be asked to leave rather than voluntarily departing.
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Re: The federal indictment/fake news MEGATHREAD
« Reply #1141 on: September 24, 2018, 12:19:53 pm »
Apparently Rosenstein to meet with Trump himself on Thursday.

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Re: The federal indictment/fake news MEGATHREAD
« Reply #1142 on: September 24, 2018, 12:21:58 pm »
Apparently Rosenstein to meet with Trump himself on Thursday.

In person? Guess he won't get fired then.

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Re: The federal indictment/fake news MEGATHREAD
« Reply #1143 on: September 24, 2018, 12:27:40 pm »
Apparently Rosenstein to meet with Trump himself on Thursday.

In person? Guess he won't get fired then.

Perhaps not.

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Re: The federal indictment/fake news MEGATHREAD
« Reply #1144 on: September 24, 2018, 12:35:23 pm »
I have to think Kavanaugh is done for though.  There's 4 sets of allegations apparently, and a quote from 2015 from a speech he gave saying "what happened at Georgetown Prep stays at Georgetown Prep".  But they're all from the same time period.

From day one I had thought there was room for him to say "Yes, in my high school and college days, I was immature and drank often to excess.  I treated women poorly.  I don't recall the incident Prof Ford describes, but I can not dispute it either.  I wholeheartedly apologize for whatever my role was in the trauma Prof Ford experienced that night.

Those were my actions 35 years ago however.  I am not the man I was in high school.  IN my professional life I have always respected women and in fact have prized myself on the number of female lawyers who I have mentored and guided."



But no, he doubled down on a Trumpian "they're all big fat liars".

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Re: The federal indictment/fake news MEGATHREAD
« Reply #1145 on: September 24, 2018, 01:06:12 pm »
Trump won't back down.  He can't.  If he starts punishing people for sexual assault or sexual harassment, people are going to start asking why Trump is isn't stepping down.
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Re: The federal indictment/fake news MEGATHREAD
« Reply #1146 on: September 24, 2018, 03:10:28 pm »
People have been asking that since he was elected.
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Re: The federal indictment/fake news MEGATHREAD
« Reply #1147 on: September 24, 2018, 06:49:57 pm »
I have to think Kavanaugh is done for though.  There's 4 sets of allegations apparently, and a quote from 2015 from a speech he gave saying "what happened at Georgetown Prep stays at Georgetown Prep".  But they're all from the same time period.

From day one I had thought there was room for him to say "Yes, in my high school and college days, I was immature and drank often to excess.  I treated women poorly.  I don't recall the incident Prof Ford describes, but I can not dispute it either.  I wholeheartedly apologize for whatever my role was in the trauma Prof Ford experienced that night.

Those were my actions 35 years ago however.  I am not the man I was in high school.  IN my professional life I have always respected women and in fact have prized myself on the number of female lawyers who I have mentored and guided."



But no, he doubled down on a Trumpian "they're all big fat liars".
Let's be pragmatic now, though.  Even if he actually genuinely felt that, it would not be smart to make that statement.  American society is unfortunately extremely unforgiving, and you will absolutely be punished for making such admissions.

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Re: The federal indictment/fake news MEGATHREAD
« Reply #1148 on: September 25, 2018, 11:40:11 am »
I have to think Kavanaugh is done for though.  There's 4 sets of allegations apparently, and a quote from 2015 from a speech he gave saying "what happened at Georgetown Prep stays at Georgetown Prep".  But they're all from the same time period.

From day one I had thought there was room for him to say "Yes, in my high school and college days, I was immature and drank often to excess.  I treated women poorly.  I don't recall the incident Prof Ford describes, but I can not dispute it either.  I wholeheartedly apologize for whatever my role was in the trauma Prof Ford experienced that night.

Those were my actions 35 years ago however.  I am not the man I was in high school.  IN my professional life I have always respected women and in fact have prized myself on the number of female lawyers who I have mentored and guided."



But no, he doubled down on a Trumpian "they're all big fat liars".

He has gone further than saying that.  He is now saying his views about women were formed when he was 14 - completely undermining the narrative that childhood mistakes should not be penalized too harshly.

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Re: The federal indictment/fake news MEGATHREAD
« Reply #1149 on: October 30, 2018, 03:14:12 am »
Is Mueller still alive?

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Re: The federal indictment/fake news MEGATHREAD
« Reply #1150 on: October 30, 2018, 09:54:48 am »
He said he'd report his findings after the midterm.
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Re: The federal indictment/fake news MEGATHREAD
« Reply #1151 on: November 03, 2018, 02:20:29 am »
Meuller's alleged accuser didn't show up at ROSSLYN HOLIDAY INN.

Plot mastermind Jacob Wohl is a 20 year old kid.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DSg826QJWDE

There's millions of vlog types ridiculing Jacob Wohl, but this was the only real media outlet I could see that reported it.
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Re: The federal indictment/fake news MEGATHREAD
« Reply #1152 on: November 04, 2018, 05:33:28 am »
Wohl is a not so smart cookie.



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Re: The federal indictment/fake news MEGATHREAD
« Reply #1153 on: November 04, 2018, 08:59:07 pm »
He did get a solid explanation from Prof. Seife.  Guess you can learn something from the internet after all.
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