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posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 10:47 AM
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a reply to: AtlasHawk

Caved to the military industrial complex? The wall is a massive military works project on the border.




posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 10:49 AM
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After declaring he'd be proud to own the shutdown on national television, there wasn't any room for who was responsible after assuming it. Putting the ball back on the court in a controlled Democratic house was a good move.

If gridlock continues up to the deadline, responsibility shifts to the house which is controlled by Pelosi. Next move for Trump would be to declare an Emergency, blame shifting back to Congress.



posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 11:22 AM
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a reply to: IAMTAT




Let's go full conspiracy for a sec... RBG is in a coma...on life support. All being hushed up. They won't pull her plug until Pelosi can pull off her treasonous power grab to become President. Trump (or Pence) must not be allowed to appoint an RBG conservative replacement.


That's not full conspiracy, full conspiracy would be that Ginsberg is dead and her clone isn't ready yet, hence the delays.



posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 11:24 AM
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Suuuuure… cause Trump is that smart.



posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 11:26 AM
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a reply to: TheRedneck

Trump was elected because he wasn’t Hillary plain and simple. Even I hate Hillary and can understand why people voted for Trump because she wasn’t him. We act like such a majority voted for him, but most people did not. I’m sure that out of his votes 20-30% of them were plainly for the fact that he wasn’t Hillary and he wasn’t a typical politician.

Face it our last election was like the movie Brewster’s Millions. Had someone ran an ad for None if the above’ it would have won in a landslide.



posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 11:32 AM
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Consider the chess piece on level 3 that is moving toward the border now. A large caravan, in the thousands, could be here by the time the negotiations break down. Delay favors Trump, up to the point when that mob hits the border. At that point it could be a justified National Emergency....therefore, justified in issuing an EO to build the wall.

Timing, like location, is key in Real Estate negotiations. Trump knows this, Shumer and Pelosi? Ha, not-so-much.



edit on 1/26/2019 by Krakatoa because: (no reason given)



posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 12:12 PM
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a reply to: LDragonFire


Declaring a national emergency is not the way our system was designed to operate.

That video is awesome... and yes, that is the way our system is designed to operate, and the way it does operate. Congress passes a bill, the President signs it, and it becomes a law. That actually is how the National Emergency Powers Act came into being.


This is a well known tactic by the right media

... and the left media, and the center media, and the upside down media, and the sideways media, and the slantways media....

You might notice that the media is not saying it this time. I am, based on what is being done and not what is being said.


The Supreme Court has already been lost to the left thanks to Mitch McConnell not allowing a vote on Obama pick because of it being a election year

Yeah, if memory serves, the DNC came up with that a few years back, just like they came up with allowing a simple majority for confirmation. Worked well for them at the time; not so much now.

TheRedneck


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posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 12:16 PM
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a reply to: jtma508


Suuuuure… cause Trump is that smart.

Donald Trump is a billionaire... are you?

Donald Trump married an international supermodel... did you?

Donald Trump is President... are you?

So if you say Trump is not smart, where does that leave you?

TheRedneck



posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 12:19 PM
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a reply to: mzinga

I keep hearing people say that, then I talk to folks from around here, ordinary folks who only get to have their voices heard once every other year. They tell me they actually support Trump, something they haven't been able to do since Reagan (some since before that).

Who to believe, who to believe!

TheRedneck



posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 12:26 PM
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originally posted by: musicismagic
President Trump is a peoples president of it's nation.
He is liked and he is hated.
Why he is liked, I don't know.
Why he is hated is because people want to live in a dictatorship government. Sad by true.


In ny he was liked for transforming some run down areas, trump tower was always a great tourist destination.

In the 80 and 90s his casinos were well liked, he help offer venues for big boxing fights.

Early in mma when it was on the verge of dying. Trump helped promote affliction mma and mma in general.

Many liked his TV series

Many liked he had the balls go drop the mother of all bombs on the bad guy

Got rid of that Obama health care mandate where you were fined for having no insurance



posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 12:40 PM
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originally posted by: LordAhriman


Funny how you all recycle memes that were originally created to explain liberal ideology. I have that same image saved in my uploads from 2 years ago. You all just changed the text.

Must suck being intellectually, morally, and creatively bankrupt.
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posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 01:08 PM
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originally posted by: Zeropinion
His presidency was an accident a by our masters.

This was no miscalculation.

This was nothing less than a well played hand by a master who NEVER miscalculates...

God spoke to at least two different prophets, one eight years before the election, that He was 'going to trump the system', and that 'America must play the Trump card.'

Trey Smith's video was the beginning of my rabbit hole, I HIGHLY recommend watching it if you have not yet done so...

"On May 31, 2008, God told Chuck Pierce that America "must play the Trump card." More than eight years later, Donald Trump was elected as President of the United States, an answer to prayer for many.

Chuck Pierce: Playing The Trump Card Strang Report podcast

"There is no way he could have been elected if it weren't supernatural... "The year before the election, at a New Year's celebration at Chuck Pierce's, I had prophesied that the Lord said, 'I have a trump card in my hand, and I'm going to play it,'" Jacobs said. "'I'm going to trump the system.' (Cindy Jacobs)

I'm going to trump the system

April 4, 2007

“This that shall take place shall be the most unusual thing, a transfiguration, a going into the marketplace, if you wish, into the news media, where Time Magazine will have no choice but to say what I want them to say.7 Newsweek, what I want them to say. The View, what I want them to say. Trump shall become a trumpet, says the Lord. Trump shall become a trumpet. I will raise up the Trump to become a trumpet, and Bill Gates to open up the gate of a financial realm for the church, says the Lord….

For God said, “I will not forget 9/11. I will not forget what took place that day, and I will not forget the gatekeeper that watched over New York, who will once again stand and watch over this nation,” says the Spirit of God. “It shall come to pass that the man that I shall place in the highest office shall go in whispering My name. But God said, when he enters into the office, he will be shouting out by the power of the Spirit. For I shall fill Him with My Spirit when he goes into office, and there will be a praying man in the highest seat in your land.

February 10, 2007

There will be a praying president, not a religious one. For I will fool the people, says the Lord. I will fool the people, yes I will. For the Spirit of God says, yes he may have HOT BLOOD, but he will bring the WALLS of PROTECTION on this country in a greater way and the ECONOMY of this country shall CHANGE RAPIDLY , says the Lord of Hosts. God says, “I will put at your helm for two terms a president that will pray, but he will not be a praying president when he starts. I will put him in office, and then I will baptize him with the Holy Spirit and My power, says the Lord of hosts.


On April 28, 2011 I saw Donald Trump on the TV in an interview and God spoke and said, "You are listening to the voice of a president." And I wrote what the Spirit of God was saying to me.

The Spirit of God says, I have chosen this man, Donald Trump, for such a time as this. For as Benjamin Netanyahu is to Israel, so shall this man be to the United States of America. For I will use this man to bring honor, respect and restoration to America. America will be respected once again as the most powerful and prosperous nation on earth (other than Israel). The dollar will be the strongest it has ever been in the history of the United States and it once again will be the currency by which all others judge. The Spirit of God says, the enemy will quake and shake and fear this man I have anointed. They will even quake and shake when he announces he is running for president. It will be like the shot heard across the world. The enemy will say, what shall we do now? This mans knows all of our tricks and schemes. We have been robbing America for decades, what shall we do to stop this? The Spirit says, HA! NO one shall stop this that I have started. For the enemy has stolen from America for decades and it stops now. For I will use this man to reap the harvest that the United States has sown and plunder from the enemy what he has stolen and return it seven fold back to the United States.

The Spirit of God says in this next election they will spend billions to keep this president in; it will be like flushing their money down the toilet. Let them waste their money, for it comes from and it is being used by evil forces at work, but they will not succeed, for this next election will be a clean sweep for the man I have chosen. They will say things about this man (the enemy), but it will not effect him. And they shall say, it rolls off of him like the duck, for as the feathers of a duck protect it, so shall my feathers protect this next president. Even mainstream news media will be captivated by this man and his abilities I have gifted him with and they will even begin to agree with him says the Spirit of God. Mark Taylor (retired firefighter)



posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 01:23 PM
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a reply to: TheRedneck

Ya left off...leader of the most powerful country in the free world, but we'll cut ya' some slack.

It was still a righteous BURN and a blistering rejoinder to the 'Dead Cat' paradigm!



posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 02:26 PM
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originally posted by: TheRedneck

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I look for more surprising moves in the next three weeks. I expect there to be a lot of pushback on the wall from the pundits, in an attempt to back Trump into a corner and make him refuse to sign any bills after that. Another shutdown, another stalemate, another delay, another month closer to delaying a nomination.

...

TheRedneck


I think the President has every intention of proving to Chuck & Nancy that nobody puts man baby in the corner.




posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 03:40 PM
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Great analysis along with great comments.

Timing is everything and I believe this was a very deliberate, well-thought out plan of attack. So we lose three weeks? So what? As was pointed out, the new caravan will be here (the folks here in San Diego/TJ are freaking out over it right now), the possibility of a SOTU address is a win-win for Trump and a lose-lose for Democrats. The optics of seeing Bader wheeled in (a big if) practically incoherent/passed-out will terrify the Left....of course, they will find a way to postpone it but nothing can stop Trump from speaking to the nation in a venue of his choosing outside of the HOR. Let's look at the leftist doomsday scenario:

Kagan, Sotomayer, and Roberts (who I consider more aligned now with the liberal wing) will be around for a while. Ginsberg and Breyer are a few steps from the coffin. Thomas is getting up there but has about 10 years or so. The others will also be around for a while.

Ideologically we could be looking at 5.5 - 3.5 or so. That's indeed the "Trump card" This is apocalyptic for the radical Left for at least a generation even if Trump is defeated/ousted/etc.

The only "solution" for the Left will be to dramatically change the rules and violate The Constitution. I fully expect them to try and that's when the bullets start flying.



posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 03:42 PM
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originally posted by: soundguy
Lol, that’s all this post warrants. a reply to: TheRedneck



Yet it was enough to draw you up from the depths and comment.



posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 03:46 PM
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originally posted by: IAMTAT
Let's go full conspiracy for a sec...

RBG is in a coma...on life support.
All being hushed up.
They won't pull her plug until Pelosi can pull off her treasonous power grab to become President.


There's no reason this cant be a possibility. Except for that last bit. Impeach seems to have lost steam for the moment. I think its more about finding a way to allow a SCJ to work from home, so someone else can do RBG's job for her. Since we're going full conspiracy for a sec.



posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 03:53 PM
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only problem with the whole RGB angle is that is is nigh on impossible baring impeachment to get rid of a sitting justice, one was institutionalized and then released and served for a while afterwards,one showed up in pajamas at one point im trying to find exact link but one justice even had their clerks (2) of them do rulings for the justice who was incapacitated although i dont think it was known at the time www.npr.org... its not the link i was trying to find as its literally only Ginsberg news these
days but i guess only one has been asked to leave and only one impeached in the 1800s


supreme.findlaw.com...

Law Clerks Fill The Void How do justices with mental health issues function? Law clerks and long-time secretaries can do a remarkable job of covering up for an ailing justice, keeping the office processing the constant flow of Court papers. More than one justice, in fact, has performed his or her judicial functions while in the hospital, occasionally for extended periods. How well they perform is another matter. David Atkinson, a professor of political science, has undertaken one of the few studies of the way justices exit from the Court. In his 1999 book Leaving The Bench: Supreme Court Justices At The End, professor Atkinson reviewed departures from the Supreme Court from its inception to the last person to leave: Justice Blackmun, who departed the Court in 1994. Atkinson found that "n recent years the justices have delegated more and more of their work to their law clerks. This increase in the use of staff affects, of course, all of the justices, not merely those who are infirm or who have diminished capabilities." Accordingly, he found that illness or incapacitation does not lessen productivity by the justices' offices — though it may, of course, affect the quality of decisionmaking. Apparently so long as the paper keeps flowing, other justices do not complain. To the contrary, they will even hold decisions over from term to term, if necessary, to accommodate one of their brethren who is ailing. of it for years, or even at death's door, yet outside the confines of the Court, this fact would never be known (or if known, would never be reported). No one outside the Court, and his family, knows the duration or extent of Rehnquist Placidyl-related problems.
this is what i see them doing for ginsberg so the weekend at bernies memes weren't far off

really wish i could find the article i was thinking of as it covered all the health shenigans from the past



posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 03:57 PM
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www.politico.com... found it! had to go back through 2 months of my history to actualy find it

The late Antonin Scalia waved off the idea of limiting the terms of justices as “a solution in search of a problem,” but the problem is not an imaginary one: Some justices really have clung to their positions long after their mental faculties have left them. Justice Henry Baldwin remained on the court for nearly a dozen years after his 1832 hospitalization for “incurable lunacy.” One of Justice Nathan Clifford’s colleagues described him as a “babbling idiot” in the final years before his death in 1881. Justice Stephen Field in the mid-1890s and Justice Joseph McKenna in the early to mid-1920s each reportedly spent the end of their tenures in a haze. “Mental decrepitude” on the Supreme Court has continued into the modern era, as historian David Garrow has documented. Frank Murphy, who served in the 1940s, was likely addicted to illegal drugs by the end of his tenure, and his biographer wrote that “on at least one occasion,” with Murphy in absentia, his law clerk and two fellow justices “jointly decided what Murphy’s votes should be.” Justice Charles Whittaker teetered on the brink of nervous breakdown for much of his five-year stint on the court in the late 1950s and early 1960s. Hugo Black stayed on for more than two years after his wife concluded in 1969 that “his mentality has been impaired.” Nor was Black the last justice whose mind slipped while he was still on the bench. In 1975, his last year on the court, William O. Douglas was so severely disabled by a stroke that his fellow justices agreed to delay any decision in which Douglas’ vote could swing the outcome. Justice William Rehnquist developed a dependence on a sedative that caused him to experience hallucinations during withdrawal; at one point in late 1981, he tried to escape from George Washington University Hospital in his pajamas. Rehnquist recovered, but two of his colleagues—Lewis Powell and Thurgood Marshall—faced doubts about their mental capacities at the tail end of their careers. The history of cognitive decline on the high court teaches two lessons. First, there is a real risk of a substantial time lag between the onset of mental deterioration and a justice’s retirement. But second, and as important, this is a risk that can be contained. No justice—no matter how deranged—can do serious doctrinal damage without the acquiescence of at least half his colleagues. And when a justice is so utterly incapacitated that he is unable to break 4-4 ties, the court can continue to function with an even number of active members. Originally, the court had only six justices; during the Civil War, it had 10; and it has functioned fine with eight members during prolonged vacancies. Indeed, there are notable virtues to having an even number of justices—one of them being that it then takes more than a knife’s-edge majority to overturn a lower court decision or strike down a law nationwide.
so some have been sky high,others legitimately insane by the terms of the time and it does seem baring her keeling over and dying on live tv it will not exactly be easy to get rid of her



posted on Jan, 26 2019 @ 03:57 PM
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Great post. This is very true.




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