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  • Trump Says He Heroically Avoided Capture in Vietnam by Staying in U.S.


    By Andy Borowitz

    July 18, 2015 PHOTOGRAPH BY SCOTT OLSON / GETTY
    AMES, IOWA (The Borowitz Report)—Presidential candidate Donald Trump revealed a little-known episode of personal heroism from his youth on Saturday, telling an Iowa audience that he narrowly avoided capture in Vietnam by remaining in the United States for the duration of the war.

    “The Cong were after me,” Trump said, visibly stirred by the memory. “And then, just in the nick of time, I got my deferment.”

    The former reality-show star said he had never shared his record as a war hero before because “I don’t like to boast.”

    He said that he only disclosed the episode now because “the way this nation treats our deferment veterans is a disgrace.”

    Trump complained that he received no official commendation or medal for his heroism, calling the lack of recognition “shameful.”

    “Those brave Americans who, like me, avoided being captured by not serving at all—we are the true heroes,” he said.

    Trump’s tale of valor appeared to move many members of his audience, some of whom waited in line after his speech to thank him for his lack of service.
    In Columbus, of course, the fanbase holds the University accountable for doing the wrong thing. -Talent, Esq-

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    • Originally posted by Dr. Strangelove View Post
      Prog candidate looks like hes going to pull a major upset agaisnt the Dem centrist candidate in Florida.

      Wise thing to do would be to combine tickets to take on Trump sycophant in November.
      Putnam, who got wiped out by Trump's pick still got more votes than Gillum. No red wave in Florida

      the wise thing would have been to not nominate a socialist. Nov was decided tonight.
      Last edited by Kapture1; August 28th, 2018, 08:34 PM.

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      • Gillum was an unlikely front runner and it is surprising he's narrowly out in front of Graham, the favorite to win among five dems vying for the democratic gubernatorial top spot.

        What has likely turned the vote to GIllum is the recent controversy over the red tide which has killed tourism in a good part of east and west coast Florida. The current issue is the sugar industry subsidies and campaign contributions from the sugar industry lobby. Graham took campaign contributions from the sugar industry. Gillum is clean on that issue.

        Sugar cane is big agribusiness in Florida. The fertilizers used in the cane fields are widely considered to be the cause of algae blooms like the red tide. Run off from the fields fills Lake Okechobe that then drains into coastal waters creating the nutrients for these algae blooms. There have been lots of environmental interventions proposed and shot down by the Florida Legislature, under pressure from the sugar lobby, over the last decade so this isn't a new problem. However, it has become THE key issue in this years race for governor. That Gillum has no ties to the sugar industry at all and has blasted Graham and the other dem gubernatorial candidates (Levine and Green) for taking money from the sugar lobby has boosted his standing among voters. He's actually a very decent candidate. If he wins, and it looks like he will, he will face Ron Desantis the R candidate. He's Trump's fav and as morally and ethically bankrupt as DJT. Gillum has a good chance of beating him. He is uniformly disliked in the state for opposing Medicaid expansion under Obama Care among other far right positions that he espouses. The current temperature of the state politically is definitely anti trump.

        Edit: Putnam was a long shot to beat Desantis. There are parts of Florida that support Trump. Miami Dade and Broward Counties that will make up the largest portion of votes in the governor's race are decidedly anti-trump.
        Last edited by Jeff Buchanan; August 28th, 2018, 08:40 PM.
        On Harbaugh's expectations for M football in 2015 (NFL NETWORK): We'd rather be about it than talk about it."

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        • The current temperature of the state politically is definitely anti trump.
          Your edit beat me to it.

          NW Florida is solidly Trump. Dumb bastards...
          In Columbus, of course, the fanbase holds the University accountable for doing the wrong thing. -Talent, Esq-

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          • Tallahassee city hall is currently under FBI investigation for corruption. Just throwing that out there.

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            • Originally posted by Dr. Strangelove View Post
              Tallahassee city hall is currently under FBI investigation for corruption. Just throwing that out there.
              Making excuses already. You are, however, correct.

              but as anti Trump as the political climate reportedly is in Florida, odd that DeSantis numbers flipped from being down 15 to up 15 in the week following a single Trump tweet.

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                • Heh
                  Dan Patrick: What was your reaction to [Urban Meyer being hired]?
                  Brady Hoke: You know.....not....good.

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                  • well ohr connects the dots essentially saying they cant use the dossier for prosecution but its ok to use for fisa warrants

                    and oh by the way have not been contacted by the Mueller probe or the AG special prosecuter

                    seems like someone who was the key communicator between steele and the fbi would be of interest to Mueller and the AG--guess not

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                      • It's amazing how snowed some people are by 45 but I suppose all Cult leaders have allure to certain folks. I hope a lot more people wake up soon.

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                        • Jeff, I think you owe the board an apology for the nonsense you posted from The Atlantic and your comment that somehow the meeting in Trump tower was the tie-in point for collusion. It shows once again that you alt-left fellows are simply unable to come up with a TRUE scenario in which Trump and the Russians colluded. Now, you guys are unwilling to accept the "apology" from Clinton's consigliere when he admits making the whole "Trump-knew-before-the-meeting" bullshit up. And Cohen has recanted some of his "..sing or compose.." statements about who was present at that meeting. Look, Trump Jr. was going to the meeting to ostensibly receive dirt (of undetermined origin but supposedly from Russians) on Hillary Clinton. We know this from the emails that Junior released. I fail to see how this is different from Hillary operatives obtaining the Pussy tape and releasing it before the debate when it could do the most harm. I doubt if it is illegal to search for dirt on your opponent in any other political context save one involving Donald Trump. What was the Hillary campaign doing when it paid for the Steel dossier and leaked it?

                          I see CNN is standing by the "Trump knew..."story even though the person who started it now says he was confused and it is not true. It is amazing to me that sensible people like yourself continuously are duped by these liars and cheats. It is because you want to be duped in my opinion. Your hatred of Trump overrides whatever common sense you had. As I said so many times, I didn't vote for the guy, but let's give him a chance and see how he does.

                          And Kapture, I don't know where you get those "button" cartoons showing the enormous hypocrisy of the left, or at least the convoluted and mutually exclusive beliefs that they are able to hold at the same time, but I think they are great and I hope you keep posting them. I note that No One At All ever tries to take you on regarding them because they are so true. It takes a special kind of ignorance to hold mutually exclusive positions on issues such as fake news. But progs do this regularly. Listen to how many times the progs invoke the "middle-class" or "working families" when they know that 85% of their base is on some form of welfare. It is simply no wonder that they don't care one bit about the good economy ( second quarter GDP revised upward to 4.2% today) or about low unemployment. They don't pay taxes and they don't work. They care most about political power and the ability to steal from working folks through taxation and welfare. That is what elected Trump. And he is doing fine on things that matter (Canada coming around today regarding NAFTA).

                          I say again, what this country needs is for only net tax payers to be given the franchise to vote.

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                          • Oh, and then there is this:

                            http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018...real-time.html

                            Let's see what the facts are if this is ever investigated, but if it is true, it becomes the actual harm done by Hillary's admitted violation of the Espionage Act. You progs want to bet this is never pursued? I guarantee no one at DOJ or FBI could care less about it.

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                            • Originally posted by Da Geezer View Post
                              Oh, and then there is this:

                              http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018...real-time.html

                              Let's see what the facts are if this is ever investigated, but if it is true, it becomes the actual harm done by Hillary's admitted violation of the Espionage Act. You progs want to bet this is never pursued? I guarantee no one at DOJ or FBI could care less about it.
                              The FBI has already put out a statement that there's no evidence Clinton's server was ever compromised.

                              https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/don...-email-n904811

                              The Daily Caller article cites two anonymous sources. Need I remind you of the wise words from the President to never trust those?

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                              • Originally posted by Dr. Strangelove View Post

                                The FBI has already put out a statement that there's no evidence Clinton's server was ever compromised.

                                https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/don...-email-n904811

                                The Daily Caller article cites two anonymous sources. Need I remind you of the wise words from the President to never trust those?
                                NBC cites one anonymous source.

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