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lol that republican counsel guy.
As seen somewhere on the Internet yesterday, how awesome is it that the guy who's suing an imaginary cow is not the biggest GOP clown act in the impeachment inquiry.



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Trump hikes prices tag for US forces in Korea almost 400% as Seoul fumes, frets - CNNPolitics

Here's a story that's not getting much exposure, but like wow man, it fits right in with the pattern of the Dump's ill treatment of our strategic military allies while giving a boost to their antagonists.

So Dump elevates NK's dictator with negotiations, makes concessions for little or nothing in return, then turns around and puts the bite on the RoK by demanding 500% more to host our military in their country. Not seen in the western press, the RoK was hit by a large number of powerful typhoons and tropical storms this year, suffering extensive flooding and wind damage. Way to kick 'em when they're down, Dump.

Much the same for Japan, except he only wants 400% more from Japan.

All this while China is hitting the boiling point in Hong Kong.

I can't believe the Republicans just take it without batting an eye.
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If they really wanted to invoke Trump, they should've added an extra "Sad!" at the end for maximum verisimilitude.

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Watching that Jordan guy bully and cajole witnesses into validating points that sound like exculpation but are really misleading or just plain irrelevant has been really irritating for me. In part, it's because there's a fair portion of citizens that respond favorably to that kind of thing, and in part, because Democrats haven't mustered anyone to match his righteous tone, even though the case against Dump is sound. Finally, this Maloney guy shows some fire. I hate to say it, but isn't showmanship an important component of getting public support in this type of thing? I think Democrats sometimes forget that to their own detriment. You can't just assume that everyone is analytical and objective. Some people make the judgement more on the sentiment than on the facts.

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The cult-like mentality of Trump's most loyal followers almost defies belief. For those with an Authoritarian mindset, it truly seems that there's literally nothing their "Dear Leader" can do which will shake their faith in him -- so long as he maintains that "strong leader" image and continues to punish those people whom they dislike for whatever reason. And the more unreasoning and the more cruel the "punishment," the better.

So I've been watching in growing horror how many of my Facebook "friends" have been responding to news that Trump raised millions of dollars for veterans and then basically pocketed it. The responses fall into one of two camps: a.) "You can't make me believe it" or b.) "Hey, I don't care if he did it or not; Trump is the greatest thing to happen to this country in forever; he can do exactly as he pleases and I'm absolutely fine with it."

Then, of course, they launch into a screed about how it has been "proved" that Hillary Clinton personally sold arms to ISIS, is still running a child pornography ring, and has personally ordered the murders of several people who threatened to "tell the truth" about her and her wicked ways. Oh, and don't all you Liberal Scum remember how the country was in an economic depression during all of Obama's time in office -- and how Trump displayed his incredible acumen to almost immediately turn things around once he got into office, and is thus single-handedly responsible for the fact that every single "real American" is now employed with their dream job and is living the dream life?


So long as it glorifies Trump and demonizes anyone who opposes him, there is no lie so blatantly false that they will question it for even a second.

And as horrifying as it is to contemplate, I think that it literally is true that Trump could rape and murder someone on live television -- and that a good 30% or more of the country would cheer him on. These are terrifying times we live in.
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I think it was Amanda Marcotte on Twitter that pointed out that Trump probably doesn't give 2 shits about whether or not Hunter Biden is guilty of anything, he just wanted Zelensky to announce an investigation so he and his campaign could spin conspiracy theories around it.
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Gordon Sondland testified: "He had to announce the investigations, he didn’t have to actually do it as I understand it."

So aside from that obviously making sense - Trump obviously isn't bothered by corruption, and to the extent that he is, it's just that the Don should be getting a cut - we have testimony to that effect.
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Wow, a whole hairball was spit up by the impeachment kitty overnight.

DoS had to release doc's per court order in re FOIA from some watchdog group. Posted on their site. Involves Pompeo and Giuliani.

Lev Parnus (sp?), charged after being caught trying to flea an indictment, is willing to cooperate against Giuliani.

Nunez went to Vienna (?) to meet with Parnus about something.

I'm sure we'll catch the correct details soon. Just a heads up to catch the news, it's better than cartoons this morning.
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Macron's Toddler Psychology Trick Makes Trump Endorse NATO

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Trump himself has called NATO “obsolete,” openly questioned whether the U.S. would come to the defense of allies under attack (the very foundation of the alliance), and privately told aides on several occasions last year he wants to withdraw from the alliance. But the notion that somebody else would question NATO, and blame its demise on Trump, has enraged him.

And now Trump is lashing out at Macron. “NATO serves a great purpose,” he declared today. “And I hear that President Macron said NATO is ‘brain dead.’ I think that’s very insulting to a lot of different forces … When you make a statement like that, that is a very, very nasty statement to 28 — including them — 28 countries.”

Manipulating children into doing what you want by pretending to demand they do the opposite thing is a trick most parents learn to use. It usually stops working around the age of 5.
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The gaslighting part of that is what I came to post about. I've noticed several times Republican talking head surrogates on the news and also Congressmen in the hearings claim that the Zhelensky/Trump call summary doesn't mention Biden. Nobody ever called them on it, even though the call summary certainly does mention Biden(s) (p.4). I find that very weird. Even I knew it did just from seeing the summary on the news a couple of times.

Also, at the bottom of p.4 you see Zhelinsky currying Dump, repeating what Dump says and mentioning that he stayed at a Dump hotel. That was also addressed in the article above, make the NPD feel great about himself so you can get what you want from him. It's been said this aspect of NPD is what made him exceptionally vulnerable to Putin's manipulations.
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