America: The Trump Era

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Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:06 pm

Aka do more nothing
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Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:36 pm

BlakeAronson wrote:
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Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:55 pm
Duh (thought they could have been just as obstructionist as the 'pubs and refused to pass it without all the bells and whistles).
Correct
should have gone that route. I read that there are something like 400 bills collecting dust on McConnell's desk and that the majority of them are bipartisan. Should have told them to bring those to a vote before they'll sign off on anything new.
^This

House Democucks gave Trump 'everything he wanted' on a $738 billion defense bill while on the brink of impeaching him.

“Wow! All of our priorities have made it into the final NDAA: Pay Raise for our Troops, Rebuilding our Military, Paid Parental Leave, Border Security, and Space Force! Congress – don’t delay this anymore! I will sign this historic defense legislation immediately!” Trump tweeted Wednesday morning.

Negotiators said throughout the months-long talks that the main stumbling blocks were provisions related to Trump’s border wall. The original House bill would have:

Blocked Trump from dipping into Pentagon funds for the wall after he tapped $6.1 billion from the department for his signature project.

The final bill also dropped a slew of other Democratic priorities that were in the House bill, including;

Language to reverse Trump’s transgender military ban
Block Trump from taking military action against Iran
End all U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen
Force the cleanup of cancer-linked “forever chemicals” called PFAS
Block the deployment of the low-yield nuclear warhead
Ban new transfers to the Guantánamo Bay detention center

Democrats did secure a major win in the bill with the inclusion of a policy that would grant all federal workers 12 weeks of paid parental leave in what’s being touted as a historic deal to give the benefit to more than 2 million Americans for the first time ever.
*golf clap*

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And they didn't get ponies for all like they promised!
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Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:08 pm

fredo wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:10 pm
But whatever supports the Destroy the DNC-ers’ narrative.
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Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:34 pm
...control only 1/4 of the legislative process (including SCOTUS).
Yeah, I suppose it's pretty foolish of me to be critical when things are going so swimmingly.
#demswinning
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Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:18 pm

I think the key take away here is that the Dems gave Trump EVERYTHING HE WANTED, all the while play-play demanding he be lynched from the nearest tree.

Ponies fredo?

Smart folk like jjtwd would call this obsfucation ie. to totally obscure a point being made, with a non-answer, in an attempt to befuddle.

An awkward yet understandable tactic when you realise once again you've been duped by the party you support, as Dems are clearly onboard with Trump and the GOP with this record $738 BILLION defence spending bill.

This proves, without doubt, that the United States of America is the worlds biggest threat to life on earth

Gotta keep the War Economy moving! Yemen is drymounted.

Hence, you make light of it with pony talk.

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heh
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Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:36 pm

sixstringer wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:08 pm
fredo wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:10 pm
But whatever supports the Destroy the DNC-ers’ narrative.
fredo wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 5:34 pm
...control only 1/4 of the legislative process (including SCOTUS).
Yeah, I suppose it's pretty foolish of me to be critical when things are going so swimmingly.
#demswinning
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Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:15 pm

fredo wrote:
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Aka do more nothing
you're right, they should continue giving in to the GOP to avoid the GOP calling them unfair names.
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Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:27 pm

Someday in the future you two might come back and re-read your posts and see how unbelievably juvenile/self-aggrandizing (or straight dictated) your complaints are relative to the clear/present problems at hand.

The deal they wanted was passed - fact that their add-ons didn't make it is not really news.
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Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:50 pm

What the f u c k Huckabee. What a vile lot.
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sixstringer wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 8:36 pm
House Democucks gave Trump 'everything he wanted' on a $738 billion defense bill while on the brink of impeaching him.
misterx wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 9:18 pm
I think the key take away here is that the Dems gave Trump EVERYTHING HE WANTED, all the while play-play demanding he be lynched from the nearest tree.
Not really. Tho saying it makes for good social media (and troll farm) fodder.
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What a strong, strong man.

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Fri Dec 13, 2019 1:01 am

fredo wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:27 pm
The deal they wanted was passed
Maybe we'll come back in a few years like you say and finally understand the logic behind trading quarters for nickels. Or maybe we'll come back after things have shifted even further right, wishing we could have all the centrism you seem to advocate for.
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