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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by msteelers » Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:38 pm

Should someone remind the President that he hand picked a lazy man who was dumb as rocks for the job?

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Post by malchior » Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:03 pm

msteelers wrote:
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Should someone remind the President that he hand picked a lazy man who was dumb as rocks for the job?
Yeah that is the bizarre part. First off he looks terrible. He is the President. He has a responsibility to maintain the dignity of the office. Something that he has completely and utterly failed at. When people openly disrespect him - it is with cause. Second the buck stops with him. That he doesn't know that is why he is completely defective.

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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by LawBeefaroni » Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:07 pm

Normally I'd say, "The guy was CEO of Exxon-Mobil, he can't be all that dumb." And I'd be right. But when the president of the United States is a blathering idiot, that kind of appeal to authority no longer works.

Also, good to see he spends Dec 7th Twitter raging about perceived personal insults. Not an important day for a sitting president to quietly reflect on history or anything. Good day to be a babbling asshole.
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by gbasden » Sat Dec 08, 2018 8:48 am

LawBeefaroni wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 5:07 pm
Normally I'd say, "The guy was CEO of Exxon-Mobil, he can't be all that dumb." And I'd be right. But when the president of the United States is a blathering idiot, that kind of appeal to authority no longer works.

I don't believe ExxonMobil has ever gone bankrupt, unlike certain other failing companies.

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With John Kelly leaving...
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Post by Max Peck » Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:16 pm

Is Mattis now the last man standing from Trump's coterie of "Generals"?
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Post by pr0ner » Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:47 pm

Yep
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Post by LawBeefaroni » Sat Dec 08, 2018 5:53 pm

Somethingbout backbones that doesn't agree with Trump
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by $iljanus » Sun Dec 09, 2018 7:33 pm

From the WaPo, Nick Ayers says nope I’m not touching that job with a 10 foot pole.
Four other candidates are now believed to be in the running to direct Trump’s White House, administration officials said Sunday. Ayers, a longtime operative who is currently Vice President Pence’s chief of staff, said in a tweet that after departing he “will work with the #MAGA team to advance the cause.”
Probably prefers a job where he won’t be subpoenaed.
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Post by Holman » Sun Dec 09, 2018 8:46 pm

Was trying to hire Ayers some sort of power play against Pence? Or was he already leaving?
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Post by LordMortis » Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:06 am

msteelers wrote:
Fri Dec 07, 2018 4:38 pm
Should someone remind the President that he hand picked a lazy man who was dumb as rocks for the job?
And bragged about an acumen only he has in doing so.

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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by Paingod » Mon Dec 10, 2018 10:19 am

Don't forget that when he hired him, Trump had this to say about Tillerson. Only the BEST.
I have chosen one of the truly great business leaders of the world, Rex Tillerson, Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, to be Secretary of State.
Whether I choose him or not for "State"- Rex Tillerson, the Chairman & CEO of ExxonMobil, is a world class player and dealmaker. Stay tuned!
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WaPo: ‘There was no Plan B’: Trump scrambles to find chief of staff after top candidate turns him down

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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by Paingod » Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:18 pm

Why wouldn’t someone want one of the truly great and meaningful jobs in Washington.
Maybe it's because you have ruined everything that was great and meaningful about it, and now that role is just an appointed punching bag?
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by LawBeefaroni » Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:44 pm

I'm sure there after millions who would take the position. That's not the point. There are few to no qualified people who would.

"...over ten..." Oh shit, break out your flash cards, Donnie, we're in double digits now...
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by Smoove_B » Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:46 pm

I'm sure he's begging Sean Hannity to take it as we speak.

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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by Paingod » Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:49 pm

Smoove_B wrote:
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I'm sure he's begging Sean Hannity to take it as we speak.
Yeah, but what about the cabinet position?
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by LawBeefaroni » Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:50 pm

Smoove_B wrote:
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I'm sure he's begging Sean Hannity to take it as we speak.
What, and put his favorite show off the air?
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by Smoove_B » Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:51 pm

Yeah, but what about the cabinet position?
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by hepcat » Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:51 pm

Oh no you di'nt!
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by Skinypupy » Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:55 pm

Isgrimnur wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:12 pm
WaPo: ‘There was no Plan B’: Trump scrambles to find chief of staff after top candidate turns him down

Tens! Tens of people!! :lol:

You wouldn't know any of them though, they live in Russia...er...Canada.
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

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Skinypupy wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:55 pm
Isgrimnur wrote:
Tue Dec 11, 2018 12:12 pm
WaPo: ‘There was no Plan B’: Trump scrambles to find chief of staff after top candidate turns him down

Tens! Tens of people!! :lol:

You wouldn't know any of them though, they live in Russia...er...Canada.
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I'm sure he wouldn't stoop to using a site less prestigious than The Ladders.
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Post by Holman » Tue Dec 11, 2018 9:21 pm

We're at the point where even Rick Santorum is preemptively declining the COS job.

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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by Paingod » Wed Dec 12, 2018 10:32 am

Someone out there must have the thick skin of a daycare provider, the brilliance of a global diplomat, and holds an "All the pasta you can eat" ticket to the Olive Garden.
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

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$iljanus wrote:
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What is this from?
My wife has a cousin that does EXACTLY this when he's recounting stories about telling someone off, etc, etc...

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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by Skinypupy » Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:19 pm

Back on topic, let's take look at the "monumental assault on science at the Department of the Interior"
Among the up-is-down, night-is-day practices of the Trump administration, one of the most dangerous and disturbing is its habit of turning America’s leading science agencies into hives of anti-science policymaking.

A new report lays out how this has produced a “monumental disaster” for science at the Department of the Interior. The report by the Union of Concerned Scientists details how Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and his minions have in the space of two years turned Interior from a steward of public lands and natural resources into a front for the mining and oil and gas industries.
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

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Skinypupy wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:19 pm
Back on topic, let's take look at the "monumental assault on science at the Department of the Interior"
Among the up-is-down, night-is-day practices of the Trump administration, one of the most dangerous and disturbing is its habit of turning America’s leading science agencies into hives of anti-science policymaking.

A new report lays out how this has produced a “monumental disaster” for science at the Department of the Interior. The report by the Union of Concerned Scientists details how Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and his minions have in the space of two years turned Interior from a steward of public lands and natural resources into a front for the mining and oil and gas industries.
Fuck these assholes. :evil:
Assuming there is a return to sanity in the future, one can only hope there will be an investigation and all malfeasance or even crimes from ignorance are tracked and the perps made accountable and historic. Take away their assets, "they're privilege" and then let the real trade war begin, where those who benefit from being citizens of the world whoe have their malfeasance protected internationally have their multinational protection units also shut down. That's a great way to recover wealth. Your wealth that we can't seize if funnelilng through the Caymuns. Caymuns we demand the wealth of this bank? No? We are finished. Dominican you are letting Caymuns funnel wealth after is established we are done? Well, we are done. Delaware and Ireland, prepare for an audit.

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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by Freyland » Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:53 pm

LordMortis wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:04 pm
Skinypupy wrote:
Wed Dec 12, 2018 12:19 pm
Back on topic, let's take look at the "monumental assault on science at the Department of the Interior"
Among the up-is-down, night-is-day practices of the Trump administration, one of the most dangerous and disturbing is its habit of turning America’s leading science agencies into hives of anti-science policymaking.

A new report lays out how this has produced a “monumental disaster” for science at the Department of the Interior. The report by the Union of Concerned Scientists details how Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and his minions have in the space of two years turned Interior from a steward of public lands and natural resources into a front for the mining and oil and gas industries.
Fuck these assholes. :evil:
Assuming there is a return to sanity in the future, one can only hope there will be an investigation and all malfeasance or even crimes from ignorance are tracked and the perps made accountable and historic. Take away their assets, "they're privilege" and then let the real trade war begin, where those who benefit from being citizens of the world whoe have their malfeasance protected internationally have their multinational protection units also shut down. That's a great way to recover wealth. Your wealth that we can't seize if funnelilng through the Caymuns. Caymuns we demand the wealth of this bank? No? We are finished. Dominican you are letting Caymuns funnel wealth after is established we are done? Well, we are done. Delaware and Ireland, prepare for an audit.

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Uh, Delaware?
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

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Freyland wrote:
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Uh, Delaware?
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by LordMortis » Wed Dec 12, 2018 3:59 pm

Freyland wrote:
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Uh, Delaware?
first thing I found

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And a large chunk of credit card companies. Forbes
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by Holman » Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:37 pm

Yesterday: Trump strongly considering Newt Gingrich for Chief of Staff.

Today: trump strongly considering Jared Kushner for Chief of Staff.

Tomorrow: [...]

Place your bets, people!
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Post by Max Peck » Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:15 pm

At least Javanka would take the job if it was offered.
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by GreenGoo » Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:18 pm

I absolutely think he should take it.

Please, please, please make Jared your Chief of Staff, drumpf.
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by LordMortis » Thu Dec 13, 2018 7:59 pm

Holman wrote:
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:37 pm
Yesterday: Trump strongly considering Newt Gingrich for Chief of Staff.

Today: trump strongly considering Jared Kushner for Chief of Staff.

Tomorrow: [...]

Place your bets, people!
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Post by tjg_marantz » Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:33 am

But who'll fix the middle East then? Or is this just in addition?
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Re: Donald Trump's Cabinet picks

Post by GreenGoo » Fri Dec 14, 2018 3:26 am

tjg_marantz wrote:
Fri Dec 14, 2018 12:33 am
But who'll fix the middle East then? Or is this just in addition?
Good point. Wasn't Jared put in charge of like, everything when drumpf first came to office? Something huge anyway. Maybe "make federal government work right" or something like that. Something absurdly huge. Perhaps he can do all that and be Chief of Staff.

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