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Postby Shrillland » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:34 pm

Moving on. Going from what Bombadil said, we could, theoretically, actually just give Trump the funding for his wall late in 2019 knowing that it couldn't be built by the time Trump's out of office, but that presumes that he'd lose in 2020. Also, a lot of Progressive groups would pillory Congress for it despite administrative realities.
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Postby San Lumen » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:34 pm

With Mattis leaving unless Trump picks someone in his image the possibility of a war or even a nuclear war is no longer out of the realm of possibility. Trump just wants yes men and if he decides to drop a nuke on Tehran they will just approve it.

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Postby San Lumen » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:35 pm

Shrillland wrote:Moving on. Going from what Bombadil said, we could, theoretically, actually just give Trump the funding for his wall late in 2019 knowing that it couldn't be built by the time Trump's out of office, but that presumes that he'd lose in 2020. Also, a lot of Progressive groups would pillory Congress for it despite administrative realities.

Hes not getting funding for his wall in a Democratic house.

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Postby Bombadil » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:35 pm

..cos nothing really Mattis..
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Postby Washington Resistance Army » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:35 pm

I heard Mattis got fired.

Hopefully he marches on DC and overthrows Congress and POTUS.

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Postby The South Falls » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:36 pm

Why would you give Syria away to Russia, compromising our foreign power?
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Postby San Lumen » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:36 pm

Bombadil wrote:..cos nothing really Mattis..

I dont think its funny. its scary. If Trump senses the end is coming I could see him trying to bring down everything with him.

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Postby Shrillland » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:36 pm

San Lumen wrote:
Shrillland wrote:Moving on. Going from what Bombadil said, we could, theoretically, actually just give Trump the funding for his wall late in 2019 knowing that it couldn't be built by the time Trump's out of office, but that presumes that he'd lose in 2020. Also, a lot of Progressive groups would pillory Congress for it despite administrative realities.

Hes not getting funding for his wall in a Democratic house.


As I said though, if it can't even start for about two years, it could happen if more voters were aware of how the intricacies work, but they don't.
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Postby The South Falls » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:36 pm

Washington Resistance Army wrote:I heard Mattis got fired.

Hopefully he marches on DC and overthrows Congress and POTUS.

This man has it.
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Postby San Lumen » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:37 pm

Washington Resistance Army wrote:I heard Mattis got fired.

Hopefully he marches on DC and overthrows Congress and POTUS.

Or Congress could impeach him but you'd never get the 67 votes required in the Senate. Something truly beyond horrible has to happen but by then it might be too late.

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Postby Chernoslavia » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:37 pm

Washington Resistance Army wrote:I heard Mattis got fired.

Hopefully he marches on DC and overthrows Congress and POTUS.


Heard from where? Link please.
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Postby The South Falls » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:38 pm

San Lumen wrote:
Washington Resistance Army wrote:I heard Mattis got fired.

Hopefully he marches on DC and overthrows Congress and POTUS.

Or Congress could impeach him but you'd never get the 67 votes required in the Senate. Something truly beyond horrible has to happen but by then it might be too late.

I mean, impeachment isn't the biggest of the troubles.
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Postby Washington Resistance Army » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:39 pm

The South Falls wrote:Why would you give Syria away to Russia, compromising our foreign power?


Tbf we should have been working with Assad and Russia to begin with in that theater. The rebels were always going to fail and it's much more in our interest to have at least somewhat working nations in the area.

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Washington Resistance Army wrote:I heard Mattis got fired.

Hopefully he marches on DC and overthrows Congress and POTUS.


Heard from where? Link please.


Literally everywhere lol. Mattis was apparently pissed over this Syria thing, he went to the White House and then the White House says he "resigned". It's blatantly obvious Trump was mad he didn't agree and fired him.

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Postby San Lumen » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:40 pm

The South Falls wrote:
San Lumen wrote:Or Congress could impeach him but you'd never get the 67 votes required in the Senate. Something truly beyond horrible has to happen but by then it might be too late.

I mean, impeachment isn't the biggest of the troubles.


Its the only way to remove him

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Postby Shrillland » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:40 pm

The South Falls wrote:
San Lumen wrote:Or Congress could impeach him but you'd never get the 67 votes required in the Senate. Something truly beyond horrible has to happen but by then it might be too late.

I mean, impeachment isn't the biggest of the troubles.


It kind of is for him. The cold truth is that, because of the concept of executive privilege, Trump, or more accurately the president, is effectively above the law. Only impeachment or an unfitness declaration can remove him, and neither are likely.
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Postby Myrensis » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:40 pm

Huh, Mattis lasted far longer than I thought he would. Even if it is primarily because of Trumps flailing idiot approach to foreign and military policy, I imagine part of him is glad to get out while his dignity and reputation are still intact. No small feat in this burning clown car of an Administration.

Still, depressing to imagine who might replace him, Trumps fantasies of being the big tough military President isn't likely to want another General who makes him look like the pathetic little bitch he is telling him 'No' again.
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Postby Chernoslavia » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:41 pm

Washington Resistance Army wrote:
The South Falls wrote:Why would you give Syria away to Russia, compromising our foreign power?


Tbf we should have been working with Assad and Russia to begin with in that theater. The rebels were always going to fail and it's much more in our interest to have at least somewhat working nations in the area.

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Heard from where? Link please.


Literally everywhere lol. Mattis was apparently pissed over this Syria thing, he went to the White House and then the White House says he "resigned". It's blatantly obvious Trump was mad he didn't agree and fired him.


The man should’ve ran for president.
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Postby San Lumen » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:42 pm

Shrillland wrote:
The South Falls wrote:I mean, impeachment isn't the biggest of the troubles.


It kind of is for him. The cold truth is that, because of the concept of executive privilege, Trump, or more accurately the president, is effectively above the law. Only impeachment or an unfitness declaration can remove him, and neither are likely.


Personally id like to start to see the military defying him such as an order do launch a nuclear missile they just flat out say no or the person with the nuclear football breaks it in front of him
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Postby Western Vale Confederacy » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:43 pm

Washington Resistance Army wrote:I heard Mattis got fired.

Hopefully he marches on DC and overthrows Congress and POTUS.


This isn't Kaiserreich, you can't just have discount MacArthur walk onto Washington D.C.

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Postby Bombadil » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:44 pm

Washington Resistance Army wrote:
The South Falls wrote:Why would you give Syria away to Russia, compromising our foreign power?


Tbf we should have been working with Assad and Russia to begin with in that theater. The rebels were always going to fail and it's much more in our interest to have at least somewhat working nations in the area.

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Heard from where? Link please.


Literally everywhere lol. Mattis was apparently pissed over this Syria thing, he went to the White House and then the White House says he "resigned". It's blatantly obvious Trump was mad he didn't agree and fired him.


I think it’s more likely Mattis just resigned
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Postby The South Falls » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:47 pm

Shrillland wrote:
The South Falls wrote:I mean, impeachment isn't the biggest of the troubles.


It kind of is for him. The cold truth is that, because of the concept of executive privilege, Trump, or more accurately the president, is effectively above the law. Only impeachment or an unfitness declaration can remove him, and neither are likely.

As long as anyone that supports him exists, he will be in office forever.
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Postby Washington Resistance Army » Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:50 pm

Bombadil wrote:
Washington Resistance Army wrote:
Tbf we should have been working with Assad and Russia to begin with in that theater. The rebels were always going to fail and it's much more in our interest to have at least somewhat working nations in the area.



Literally everywhere lol. Mattis was apparently pissed over this Syria thing, he went to the White House and then the White House says he "resigned". It's blatantly obvious Trump was mad he didn't agree and fired him.


I think it’s more likely Mattis just resigned


With Trump I doubt it tbh

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Washington Resistance Army wrote:I heard Mattis got fired.

Hopefully he marches on DC and overthrows Congress and POTUS.


This isn't Kaiserreich, you can't just have discount MacArthur walk onto Washington D.C.


Sure I can, he can go grab some boys from nearby bases and it'll go great.

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Postby Thermodolia » Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:09 pm

Washington Resistance Army wrote:I heard Mattis got fired.

Hopefully he marches on DC and overthrows Congress and POTUS.

Nah. He resigned voluntarily.

So no Mattis dictatorship unfortunately. Though maybe he can run for President
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Postby Thermodolia » Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:11 pm

San Lumen wrote:
Washington Resistance Army wrote:I heard Mattis got fired.

Hopefully he marches on DC and overthrows Congress and POTUS.

Or Congress could impeach him but you'd never get the 67 votes required in the Senate. Something truly beyond horrible has to happen but by then it might be too late.

How much do you want Mike, I fry gays, Pence for president?
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