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'Offensive': Mitt Romney condemns Trump's
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Posted By: tisHimself, 9/9/2020 4:11:24 AM

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said President Trump was "wrong" to claim that U.S. military generals want to be at war to help bomb manufacturers make money. Romney, a Republican, told CNN that he was disappointed in Trump's remarks about the top generals at the Pentagon. He said it was "offensive" for Trump to suggest that generals are trying to keep wars alive to make defense suppliers happy.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: radrelic 9/9/2020 4:52:43 AM (No. 535326)
He will never take the hint to sit down and shut up. Too bad Thumper's dad didn't raise him.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: anniebc 9/9/2020 5:15:30 AM (No. 535332)
Offensive, but true? Romney would side with rogue warmongering generals, wouldn't he? Just like John McCain, Romney was picked by the establishment, not the people in the GOP. Just like John McCain and biden, he was a throwaway candidate. Nobody expected him to win. He has a chip on the shoulder, and he can't put the fake Romney back in the closet. He's too sorry to make his way off that darn fence. Jump, Romney, jump!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: bigken2 9/9/2020 5:34:17 AM (No. 535341)
truth hurts dems and never trump rinos hate the truth
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Reply 4 - Posted by: LaVallette 9/9/2020 5:42:55 AM (No. 535347)
The military/industrial complex has been an issue in the US political arena since 1961 when it was raised by Eisenhower, the top Military leader of the Combined Allied Forces in Europe himself and later a two term Republican President receiving advice on US military policy and issues concerning overseas military engagements from the top ranks of the military leadership himself. Since that time it has been a major Demonrat and hard left apparatus and media talking point every time the USA was considering or got engaged in foreign military engagements, Therefore it is quite extraordinary that the most outspoken criticism of the Trump comment on the issues is being carried out by the hypocritical Demonrat left apparatus and media complex. Trumps remarks can be seen as a stratagem to bring the left hypocrisy further out into the open. BTW the Industrial Military complex achieves two objectives for those engaged in it: More "fruit salad" on the uniforms of the Military Brass and more green backs into the pockets of the armament corporations.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Toby Ten Bears 9/9/2020 5:46:41 AM (No. 535350)
Are you still a dog catcher in Utah, Mittens?
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DCGIRL 9/9/2020 5:46:51 AM (No. 535351)
Utah where is that recall?
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Rinktum 9/9/2020 5:47:05 AM (No. 535352)
President Trump is not afraid to speak the truth. The vast majority of Americans love and respect our military, but anyone can see that we have been fighting wars not to win but to continue warring. The world knows we have the ability to crush our enemies but since WWII we have been fighting not so much to win but to make a statement and sometimes the statement is unclear. Had we continued our philosophy of war after WWII, the world would be a different place. The President is right, enough of our men and women have been sacrificed upon the altar of war for profit. President Eisenhower warned us of this because he knew the lure of massive profits would result in endless conflict. He was right and the President knows it. Pierre Delecto has one driving force in his life and that is the rabid pursuit of making money any way he can. He and his boys bought and sold companies with little thought to the lives they were destroying in the process, therefore, his self-righteous moralizing is especially despicable. He believes himself to be far and above morally superior to this President which I find extremely disgusting. His preening sanctimony is hiding a very dark heart. Give me Trump who calls out the military industrial complex that has had far too much influence in Washington for far too long.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 9/9/2020 5:57:40 AM (No. 535362)
He, like Pelosi Galore, is still in a snit because Trump embarrassed him so publicly with the Secretary of State suckup.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: tootall 9/9/2020 6:23:03 AM (No. 535381)
Pierre is a con man. I gave him my confidence and he betrayed me! He's a sleazy hustler hiding behind a squeaky clean Morman facade......which anyone can by BTW. Never again. Mr DeLecto is Fredo to me!
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Reply 10 - Posted by: watashiyo 9/9/2020 6:51:12 AM (No. 535398)
Gullible Mitt. He's so easy. A $3.00 Crack Whore could sucker him to pay a 100.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: George R. 9/9/2020 6:57:47 AM (No. 535403)
Anybody give a rat's ass what Romney says? Anyone? anyone? Bueller?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 9/9/2020 7:17:25 AM (No. 535415)
Romney has become nothing more than an internet troll. Look at me! Look at me!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 9/9/2020 7:29:44 AM (No. 535423)
Utah voters, please recall Pierre Delecto soonest, please.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: old dog 9/9/2020 7:41:11 AM (No. 535433)
Gotta wonder about a sour grapes lumpen, can't he find a niche doing something!
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Reply 15 - Posted by: SkeezerMcGee 9/9/2020 7:50:37 AM (No. 535446)
Generals also like limited wars because they believe there should always be many combat tested troops in the services. Remember that President Kennedy's generals convinced him to try to invade Cuba in the "Bay of Pigs" operation. That operation was a total failure. After action reports concluded that the Bay of Pigs operation had no chance of success and resulted in many casualties. As Kennedy was in Navy combat in the Pacific during WW2, he was not a novice regarding the military, but nevertheless he was fooled by those generals. Kennedy learned a valuable lesson as follows: "Be very wary of Generals who recommend military operations that are not responsive to hostile military acts against the interests of the United States." Kennedy never recovered from the damage to his presidency caused by his Bay of Pigs decisions, which in retrospect were generally considered to be ill-advised if not reckless.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Bur Oak 9/9/2020 8:07:13 AM (No. 535463)
I find Mitt Romney offensive. Mr. Romney keep on issuing your opinions. Have you ever noticed how many generals retire and then find employment with a defense contractor?
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Reply 17 - Posted by: gone2pot 9/9/2020 8:10:55 AM (No. 535469)
Yep, it started in Korea, then Vietnam, then the Cold War, then Lebanon, (during Lebanon, the ONLY war we won since WW2, and that country is STILL liberated from Marxism and celebrates their national Thanksgiving on 25 October is Grenada), then the First Gulf War, 9/11, then Afghanistan, then the Second Gulf War, then Syria. Except for one tiny island in the Lesser Antilles, name one victory resulting in unconditional surrender or complete defeat since WW2. In Lebanon in the 80's, it was the State department running that s*** show, requiring State's permission for the Marines guarding the barracks to GET ammunition, then permission to LOAD their weapons, then permission to return fire. Reagan was president at the time but guess which State Department pogue forced their policy on Marines, forced the Marines to live in ONE building and then blamed the barracks bombing on Col Geraghty, 24 MAU CO? Former Marine Donald Rumsfled, that's who. Reagan summarily fired Rumsfled and replaced him with another milquetoast, Bartholomew, but at least Reagan told State that from then on, Marines will defend themselves. It's both parties but it's mostly Republicans like Mitt, Graham, McConnell, McQueeg, and MOST others. They get away with fooling us by calling military-human-sacrifices-for-nothing, "national security" crises. Follow the donuts. Thank God Trump is finally doing something about it and being honest about it because for the FIRST time in my lifetime, Trump knows "that Tommy sees." Mitt can sit on it and spin.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Strike3 9/9/2020 8:30:32 AM (No. 535485)
If military brass do not lead armies nobody will know their names. Most men don't join the military to sit behind a desk and fill out paperwork. That's why they need a Commander in Chief.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: Strike3 9/9/2020 8:35:47 AM (No. 535494)
Right on, #15. JFK started that war, let the CIA run it and after the ground troops were committed, withdrew the air support before they dropped the first bomb. Total clustercluck by an egotistical Harvard man.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: worried 9/9/2020 8:37:22 AM (No. 535497)
#15, Kennedy chickened out on the promised support in the Bay of Pigs fiasco. The promised air support was never supplied at the last minute, leaving the Cuban freedom fighters to be slaughtered on the beach. As far as his naval service, how could anyone allow his small boat to be run over by an enemy destroyer, unless he and the crew were all drunk and sleeping. Any other captain would have been court-martialed for losing his ship, as was the captain of the USS Indianapolis, whose ship was sunk by a torpedo from a submarine. Talk about rich privilege!
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Reply 21 - Posted by: smokincol 9/9/2020 8:52:59 AM (No. 535521)
mittly is the organic wind-up toy that when his button is pressed, out comes whatever is programmed into it to say. such an idiot.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: seamusm 9/9/2020 8:56:10 AM (No. 535527)
If Trump is wrong then why do so many of the top brass find employment with arms manufacturers after they 'retire'?
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Reply 23 - Posted by: cor-vet 9/9/2020 9:02:36 AM (No. 535537)
It's easy to send young Americans to war, when your children are not any of those young Americans. Bidens vacuum nosed son didn't go in harm's way, at least not any from an enemy combatant. VP Pence is not pushing for war, he has skin in the game. I've never understood why Songbird McPain was always looking for a war to get us in. By rights, he should have been the biggest anti war member of congress.
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Reply 24 - Posted by: Jethro bo 9/9/2020 9:05:04 AM (No. 535541)
Hey Mittens, it was retired five star general D. Eisenhower that described military-industrial complex. You were alive when Eisenhower coined the phrase. Did you find it offensive then?
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Reply 25 - Posted by: aasilver 9/9/2020 9:18:20 AM (No. 535559)
Has anybody seen any evidence that Mittens Delecto has ever criticized a Democrat ?
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Reply 26 - Posted by: bigfatslob 9/9/2020 9:20:33 AM (No. 535561)
So what Mr. Brylcream, Pierre Delecto, wants a war but I do hope our Generals are capable to fight not some papercut, Purple Heart desk jockeys for sure.
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Reply 27 - Posted by: planetgeo 9/9/2020 9:20:58 AM (No. 535562)
Speaking of wars, anybody seen any evidence of one lately...I mean besides the one being waged by the Democrats and enemedia? Anybody heard a sqeak lately from ISIS? How about any Iranian boats seizing any of our Navy ships and forcing our sailors to kneel before them? Any threats and random missile firings from Rocket Boy? Is Rocket Boy even alive still? Anybody hear anything at all from Putin or Xi? Yeah, me neither. I suggest we call this period, "Pax Trumpius Maximus."
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Reply 28 - Posted by: oldmagnolia 9/9/2020 9:56:44 AM (No. 535599)
Thank you Utah for putting this turncoat in congress. You should be ashamed of yourselves.
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Reply 29 - Posted by: Red Ghost 9/9/2020 9:57:00 AM (No. 535601)
And we care about what Mittens has to say because why?
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Reply 30 - Posted by: Zigrid 9/9/2020 10:05:17 AM (No. 535609)
Here's an example of the establishment twisted in a knot because President Trump is America's choice... We didn't choose romney and he's still angry that President Trump said thanks but no thanks to his attempts to be part of the White House staff....these never Trumpersters are a sad example of envy...
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Reply 31 - Posted by: Chuzzles 9/9/2020 10:12:42 AM (No. 535621)
So, how many businesses are involved with Bain that are in the military industrial complex? How much of Delecto's pocket is hurting thanks to Trump being the first president to not get us into a fresh new war? Romney just needs to button it, because somebody is going to start thinking he has some financial dealings in that military industrial complex. Even Eisenhower warned against the MIC back in his day. He knew exactly who and what they were, even then. When Generals throw our boys in front of the cannons, all to feather their retirement, those Generals need to be dealt with.
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Reply 32 - Posted by: Right Time 9/9/2020 10:24:30 AM (No. 535645)
Poster #17 forgot Grenada. We did have a victory there (over Cuban troops). But it was a "play" war. The military had all these nice toys, there were no wars going on, and nothing to use the new toys on. There was no military action to help promotion and commendation. So we used our atomic flyswatter on Cuba in Grenada
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Reply 33 - Posted by: clayusmcret 9/9/2020 10:26:06 AM (No. 535646)
If Utah votes for Pierre Delecto again, it needs to fall into the ocean along with California, Oregon and Washington. Sorry, Nevada. You need to take one for the team.
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Reply 34 - Posted by: NotaBene 9/9/2020 11:18:43 AM (No. 535709)
The pentagon Generals came out against their commander in Chief. Mullens, Esper, Kelly, Mattis, McCrystal Petraeus and many others who want Marxist BLM Revolution. Ingrates and subversives they are.
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Reply 35 - Posted by: thethirdruffian 9/9/2020 11:24:56 AM (No. 535712)
Tone Deaf Mittens couldn't even get the Nancy-Pelosi-Goes-to-Hairdresser story right. He tweeted a picture of himself getting his hair cut by his wife saying "I got a much better hair cut from my wife than that overpriced salon Pelosi goes to!" Well, no, Mitt, you stupid turd. The story was not the salon. Indeed, the salon owners were the good guys. The story was Pelosi's more-equal-than-others royal behavior. Mitt just needs to go away.
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Reply 36 - Posted by: Krause 9/9/2020 11:27:53 AM (No. 535713)
Mitt is campaign harder for Biden than he did for himself when he ran for president.
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Reply 37 - Posted by: bighambone 9/9/2020 11:28:47 AM (No. 535714)
Mittens Romney is of the big time international investor class, so it stands to reason if his past investments were closely scrutinized that one would find that he has made a lot of money through investments in corporations that have profited greatly through contracts relating to the endless Middle East Wars. Of course not every Admiral or General wants the seemingly endless wars to continue so that certain corporations and themselves could benefit financially, but it is a matter of fact that a lot of those high ranking military bureaucrats, after they retire from the military, end up with an inside track to very lucrative employment opportunities with defense contractors who have benefited greatly from the seemingly endless wars.
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Reply 38 - Posted by: NotaBene 9/9/2020 11:44:46 AM (No. 535729)
Pax Trumpiana indeed. No new wars, our boys coming back home from Irak and Afghanistan, Border Wall, China decoupling, Globalism intellectually defeated, TPP and Paris Climate Accord gone while Donaldus Maximus is Commander. The Military-Industrial-Political Complex has much to fear from just one man who sacrificed his name and fortune for US. Romney is giving Mormons a bad name. I want all the money I donated to his campaign back as reparations.
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Reply 39 - Posted by: kono 9/9/2020 11:45:52 AM (No. 535731)
The network media like to have a key RINO for whenever they need a Republican to echo the Democrat talking points. Where they had McCain, now they have McBain.
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Reply 40 - Posted by: Pete on the Coast 9/9/2020 12:02:38 PM (No. 535749)
Here’s a contrary opinion not about Mitt the Weasel but about Trump making these public statements in the first place. Of course defense contractors are in business to make money, but Pentagon officials only get to spend the money that congress authorizes, and as a percentage of the DOD budget procurement is consistently far less than personnel costs in our all volunteer military. That said, here’s what wrong with vilifying unnamed military officers and civilian DOD officials: 1) Another unforced error, politically speaking, especially as it will be used to extend the news cycle lifespan of the absurd story that he disparaged dead servicemen. 2) Perpetuates the age old accusation – libel, really - from enemies of America at home and abroad that the military is filled with trigger happy Dr. Strangelove characters eager to start wars, and that war profits drive our defense acquisitions and foreign policy. Folks, in our history our military leaders have often given bad advice to presidents and the congress alike, but the military has no power to declare or conduct war on its own. On the other hand, presidents and congress have frequently ignored sound military advice in the conduct of wars, such as LBJ personally approving what targets in North Vietnam would be hit while our fighter bombers were waiting on the runway to launch, or, in retrospect, allowing the Korean War to end in a draw that left the Kim dynasty in power and resulting in the nuclear threat presented today. 3) Trump’s words will be used by Democrats as an argument to suppress the Pentagon’s budget for some system we may really need. China is already overtaking us in some areas, with no letup in sight for their expansion. The military budget as a share of GDP is currently about half of what it was during the height of the cold war; despite this the Democrats are eager to cut it further to fund more social(ist) programs. This language gives them even more cover to do so. 4) I do not believe that keeping Lockheed happy is part of the decision making process when we go to war. If we’ve learned anything, it’s that the best way to avoid war is to be so well equipped and trained as to deter any enemy. Erwin Rommel was in awe of America’s capacity to produce overwhelming numbers of tanks, planes and munitions, and warned his fellow generals after the invasion of Normandy: “Our friends from the East (Russian front) cannot imagine what they are in for here. It’s not a matter of fanatical hordes to be driven forward in masses against our line, with no regard to casualties and little recourse to tactical craft; here we are facing an enemy who applies all of his native intelligence to the use of his many technical resources, who spares no expenditure of material and whose every operation goes its course as though it had been the subject of repeated rehearsal”. Achieving THAT kind of readiness and dominance on the battlefield is what motivates most of our military, not sucking up to defense contractors. OK, I’ve got my MAGA hat on and will vote for Trump again whatever he says or does - but this kind of talk drives me crazy.
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Reply 41 - Posted by: paral04 9/9/2020 12:35:40 PM (No. 535767)
If I read the news today, Trump is BRING BACK soldiers from the Middle East.
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Reply 42 - Posted by: gone2pot 9/9/2020 12:56:18 PM (No. 535774)
32, READ my post, I was there, and the island was freed and occupied by the Marines BEFORE the 82nd got there. Please tell the the families of Jeff Sharver, Jeb Seagle and Pat Guigerre that they were just atomic fly swatters to get generals more ribbons. The Cubans were called Unarmed Construction Workers. They were the ones who shot down Jeff, Pat and Jeb with their construction equipment. You also don't know that the ten thousand foot runway built by the Chinese, Cubans, Russians and Czechs who were in uniform, on the island when we invaded that the American press forgot to tell you, was a tactical air base under construction and NOT a tourist airport. Then we got to go to Beirut.
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Reply 43 - Posted by: GoodDeal 9/9/2020 1:15:58 PM (No. 535781)
If Trump would say he loves sugar, Mittens would say Trump promotes tooth decay in children.
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Reply 44 - Posted by: valinva 9/9/2020 2:19:05 PM (No. 535806)
No Mitt, you are offensive.
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Reply 45 - Posted by: or gate 9/9/2020 2:20:15 PM (No. 535807)
Cussing is not wanted. Now put romney on the same list. Romney should find and buy a good business and then lay off the workers, and make money off the selling of pencils the company had. (true: that is what he did to make millions)
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Reply 46 - Posted by: XCenturion 9/9/2020 2:54:20 PM (No. 535836)
Ah, Mittens do you need some attention? How many your family members got shipped to the middle east to fight sand fees? You're a reprobate!
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Reply 47 - Posted by: red1066 9/9/2020 3:26:55 PM (No. 535851)
I'm all for sending the military in if our national interest is at stake, but only if we go in guns blazing and to win. Not since WWII have we gone into a military conflict to actually win something. Everything has been a holding action, or to prop up some corrupt regime. If we're not going to use the weapons we have to win, then don't send troops in to get killed and then just leave. The troops do their job extremely well. Seems those in charge don't. The last 65 plus years proves Trump's point.
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Reply 48 - Posted by: morecowbell 9/9/2020 3:35:46 PM (No. 535858)
Pierre Delecto conveniently fails to mention the bomb and missile manufacturers with a substantial presence in Utah
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Reply 49 - Posted by: earlybird 9/9/2020 4:24:09 PM (No. 535905)
When was Mittens in the military?
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Reply 50 - Posted by: BarryNo 9/9/2020 4:26:22 PM (No. 535907)
Unlike Roger Dangerfield, Mitt deserves little respect. The military industrial complex has always been there. JFK died because of Johnson and his military industrial complex donors, who wanted war in Vietnam. If Trump has gotten wind of them, and is going after them, I hope the Secret Service likes overtime, because those guys won't announce themselves, but they always have a nice little cover story about who's to blame.
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Reply 51 - Posted by: fairplay 9/9/2020 4:42:52 PM (No. 535923)
You need the Generals on your side!
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Reply 52 - Posted by: Rabbiter 9/9/2020 5:12:46 PM (No. 535945)
Is it just me, or do you find it the least little bit odd that Mittens is siding with the same people who accused him of not paying his taxes for ten years?? What a difference eight years makes...
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Reply 53 - Posted by: edgar 9/9/2020 6:18:05 PM (No. 535985)
Offended? Mitt sounds more and more like a democrat each day.
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Reply 54 - Posted by: Ashley Brenton 9/9/2020 7:17:00 PM (No. 536030)
Mitt, buddy, it isn't your party anymore. Got it? Either sit down, shut up, and accept the table scraps, or declare for the Democrats. Nobody misses your brand of "Republican" and NOBODY believes you exist to cut the deep state Gordian Knot. Trump has been hacking away at the deep state Gordian Knot for 4 years now.
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Reply 55 - Posted by: Lawsy0 9/9/2020 8:13:35 PM (No. 536060)
Wonder how Romney served in the military? He didn't. He got a deferment, went to France to study instead. That explains his cheese eating surrender monkeyshines.
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Reply 56 - Posted by: Sunhan65 9/9/2020 9:25:48 PM (No. 536103)
"Offensive Mitt Romney condemns Trump...." At last a headline I can agree with.
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Reply 57 - Posted by: Truth Czar 9/9/2020 9:27:15 PM (No. 536104)
Hey Mittens, GFY!!
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'Offensive': Mitt Romney condemns Trump's
claim that military leaders want 'to do
nothing but fight wars'
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Posted by tisHimself 9/9/2020 4:11:24 AM Post Reply
Utah Sen. Mitt Romney said President Trump was "wrong" to claim that U.S. military generals want to be at war to help bomb manufacturers make money. Romney, a Republican, told CNN that he was disappointed in Trump's remarks about the top generals at the Pentagon. He said it was "offensive" for Trump to suggest that generals are trying to keep wars alive to make defense suppliers happy.
Target pledges to increase number
of Black employees by 20%
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Posted by Ribicon 9/10/2020 1:36:47 PM Post Reply
Target Corp. plans to increase its number of Black employees by 20% over the next three years as part of its growing efforts to build a more diverse and inclusive company, executives said. The Minneapolis retailer on Thursday announced its latest commitment to racial equity as it also made public more detailed information about the ethnic and gender makeup of its employees and leaders. Target’s total workforce last year was 360,000, with 25% of employees Latino, 15% Black, 5% Asian and 5% people who identified as mixed race, American Indian or other underrepresented groups. However, the diversity is less the higher the position,
U. of Rhode Island to Remove WWII Murals
Due to Lack of Diversity
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Posted by earlybird 9/9/2020 3:51:21 PM Post Reply
The University of Rhode Island recently announced plans to remove two murals depicting the events of World War II due to their lack of diversity. The decision was prompted after students complained that the mural was not compatible with the university’s values of inclusivity. According to the school’s Vice President of Student Affairs, “Some of our students have even shared with us they didn’t feel comfortable sitting in that space.”
What’s going on with the
Durham investigation, if anything?
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Posted by Magnante 9/10/2020 5:33:58 AM Post Reply
Ever since Attorney General Barr appointed U.S. Attorney John Durham to investigate the origins of the Russia collusion probe, Trump supporters have been waiting for the bomb to drop. And waiting. And waiting. But nothing ever happens. Judicial Watch’s founder Tom Fitton thinks that conservatives are being scammed. Instead of an investigation, it’s just another Washington cover-up. I suspect (or, maybe, hope), though, that Barr and Durham are holding their fire because of the election. Tom Fitton, whose organization doggedly uncovers documents the Swamp wants to hide, was on Fox News’ Lou Dobbs Tonight. He is concerned that the John Durham investigation is a sham
Oscars’ woke quota will
backfire on Hollywood spectacularly
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Posted by MissMolly 9/10/2020 4:20:58 AM Post Reply
According to last February’s ratings, 93 percent of us are already not watching the Academy Awards. Now Oscar is wondering: How do I whittle down that last 7 percent? Answer: woke quotas. That thunk you heard coming out of La-La Land on Tuesday was the sound of the Academy grandly planting its face in the sidewalk by announcing it was formally rejecting the pursuit of artistic quality in favor of a byzantine quota system. Starting with 2024 films, your project can’t even be considered for a Best Picture Oscar unless it meets a set of diversity targets
Trump nominated for Nobel Peace
Prize by Norwegian official,
citing Israel-UAE peace deal
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Posted by cThree 9/9/2020 5:37:48 AM Post Reply
Just weeks after helping to broker peace between Israel and the United Arab Emirates (UAE), President Trump has been nominated for the 2021 Nobel Peace Prize. The nomination submitted by Christian Tybring-Gjedde, a member of the Norwegian Parliament, lauded Trump for his efforts toward resolving protracted conflicts worldwide. “For his merit, I think he has done more trying to create peace between nations than most other Peace Prize nominees,” Tybring-Gjedde, a four-term member of Parliament who also serves as chairman of the Norwegian delegation to the NATO Parliamentary Assembly, told Fox News in an exclusive interview.
ACLU staffer fumes at university for accepting
Nick Sandmann, report says
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Posted by Imright 9/9/2020 7:25:31 AM Post Reply
An American Civil Liberties Union official in Kentucky chastised Transylvania University over the weekend for accepting Nicholas Sandmann as a student, calling the move a “stain” on the institution.Sandmann made headlines back in January 2019 when a Native American activist stood in front of the teen and began chanting in his face during a pro-life rally at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C. Sandmann, who was wearing a MAGA hat at the time and is a supporter of President Trump, held his ground and smiled at the man as he continued to talk in his face.“Does anyone else think it’s a bit of a stain on Transylvania University
Joe Biden Arrives in Michigan and is
Greeted by a Crowd of Trump Supporters
Chanting “4 More Years!” — And ZERO
Biden Supporters (Video)
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Posted by Imright 9/9/2020 11:20:45 PM Post Reply
The internal polls must be bad for Biden because he left his Delaware basement and headed to Michigan on Wednesday.Biden, who openly supported NAFTA, will be speaking at an event in the Detroit suburb of Warren and will reportedly propose a new policy aimed at tackling “offshoring.”As Biden arrived in Michigan, he was greeted by a crowd of….Trump supporters! Trump supporters waved American flags and Trump 2020 flags chanting, “Four more years! Four more years!”
Los Angeles County bans trick-or-treating
this Halloween due to coronavirus
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Posted by Pluperfect 9/9/2020 4:13:32 AM Post Reply
This year was scary enough. Traditional Halloween activities won't be allowed for residents in Los Angeles County this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, according to local health officials. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health announced a ban on door-to-door trick-or-treating, carnivals, festivals, live entertainment and haunted houses. "Door to door trick or treating is not allowed because it can be very difficult to maintain proper social distancing on porches and at front doors especially in neighborhoods that are popular with trick or treaters," officials said in a news release detailing guidelines for the annual tradition.
Rhode Island professor says killing by
Portland activist OK from 'moral'
perspective: 'He killed a fascist'
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Posted by MissMolly 9/10/2020 4:05:16 AM Post Reply
A Rhode Island professor with a history of incendiary comments against conservatives is under fire this week for appearing to suggest that the fatal shooting of a Patriot Prayer supporter during unrest in Portland last month was morally justified. The comment from Erik Loomis, a history professor at the University of Rhode Island, came in response to a comment on his blog post: “Why Was Michael Reinoehl Killed?” The post questioned whether police deliberately “murdered” 48-year-old Michael Reinoehl, the man who fatally shot Aaron “Jay” Danielson on Aug. 29, the night Trump supporters clashed with backers of Black Lives Matter in Portland.
Bob Woodward: General James Mattis
Plotted Overthrow of U.S. Government…
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Posted by earlybird 9/9/2020 8:39:24 PM Post Reply
According to a pre-release excerpt from the Washington Post Bob Woodward writes about a discussion between General James Mattis and Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats about a plot to overthrow the elected government of the United States. […] “Mattis quietly went to Washington National Cathedral to pray about his concern for the nation’s fate under Trump’s command and, according to Woodward, told Coats, “There may come a time when we have to take collective action” since Trump is “dangerous. He’s unfit.” (read more)What do you call a conversation between the Defense Secretary and the head of the U.S. intelligence apparatus where they are talking about taking “collective action” to
Viewers call to cancel Netflix after
controversial ‘Cuties’ premiere
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Posted by Ribicon 9/10/2020 3:21:59 PM Post Reply
Backlash against the French film “Cuties” continues to escalate, with objectors now demanding Netflix be canceled in response to the movie’s perceived sexualization of children. “Unbelievable that they released ‘Cuties’. So child porn is ok now Netflix? Raise your hand if you agree this is disgusting,” wrote one Twitter user, using the hashtag #CancelNetflix. The Twitter campaign against the streaming giant follows its release in August of a heavily criticized trailer and poster for the flick. The online outrage continues despite Netflix releasing a statement saying “we’re deeply sorry for the inappropriate artwork that we used” to promote the film. “Netflix is comfortable
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