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Posts Made By: Rod Kaufman

July 8, 2024 08:33 PM Forum: Politics

The Republican Platform, Written By Trump, Unveiled...

Posted By Rod Kaufman

"It also calls for ending “the weaponization of government against the American people.”

https://www.cnn.com/2024/07/08/politics/republican-platform-trump-abortion/index.html

That ridiculous statement has project 2025 written all over it...

July 12, 2024 01:27 AM Forum: Politics

The Republican Platform, Written By Trump, Unveiled...

Posted By Rod Kaufman

At about 5:20 in the Pakman video, Trump at his rally in Florida yesterday resurrects yet again his Hannibal Lechner reference from the movie, "Silence of of the Lambs":

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHDIpfwp8G0

If Biden did that, they'd be calling upon the tenets of the 25th amendment in order to remove him.

How can Trump say something this batshit crazy and get away with it?

July 14, 2024 01:08 AM Forum: Politics

Trump assassination attempt.

Posted By Rod Kaufman

President Biden has made his initial comments:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_EOD5bXEvyE

July 14, 2024 03:45 PM Forum: Politics

What rhetoric caused the violence that caused an Assassination attempt on Trump? Probably those who call him Hitler and say he's a threat to Democracy

Posted By Rod Kaufman

It appears Don' Jr's choice for Trump's running mate JD Vance, who very well may be his VP pick, had this to say about Trump:

“I go back and forth between thinking Trump might be a cynical asshole like Nixon who wouldn’t be that bad (and might even prove useful) or that he might be America’s Hitler,” Vance wrote,  “How’s that for discouraging?”

https://www.msnbc.com/the-reidout/reidout-blog/jd-vance-trump-hitler-rcna24981

I don't see Rich or Greg having a problem with that...

PS: According to the news reports, the shooter was a registered Republican, too...

July 14, 2024 04:30 PM Forum: Politics

What rhetoric caused the violence that caused an Assassination attempt on Trump? Probably those who call him Hitler and say he's a threat to Democracy

Posted By Rod Kaufman

Originally Posted by Russ Carroll


Both Bush’s and Reagan were constantly called Hitler by the left. As mature leaders, they never lashed out against it and certainly didn’t wish their supporters would break the law and beat them up.
"'No Blame?' ABC News finds 54 cases invoking 'Trump' in connection with violence, threats, alleged assaults."
"President Donald Trump insists he deserves no blame for divisions in America".

https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/blame-abc-news-finds-17-cases-invoking-trump/story?id=58912889

Read the comments from the perps themselves...

PS: I doubt either Rich or Greg will...

July 14, 2024 08:57 PM Forum: Politics

What rhetoric caused the violence that caused an Assassination attempt on Trump? Probably those who call him Hitler and say he's a threat to Democracy

Posted By Rod Kaufman

MAGA responds, "You're next!"
https://www.cnn.com/trump-supporters-blame-media/index.html

Can't criticize dear leader, can we? You'd think there's something called the first amendment, oh wait, there is but it only applies to them...

July 14, 2024 10:36 PM Forum: Politics

What rhetoric caused the violence that caused an Assassination attempt on Trump? Probably those who call him Hitler and say he's a threat to Democracy

Posted By Rod Kaufman

Originally Posted by Greg Shaffer


Criticize? Yes.....spend 9 years promoting/instigating violence? Thats a hard no....
Simply wrong at best, delusional at worst, and in your case, probably a mixture of both...

July 15, 2024 05:43 AM Forum: Politics

What rhetoric caused the violence that caused an Assassination attempt on Trump? Probably those who call him Hitler and say he's a threat to Democracy

Posted By Rod Kaufman

Originally Posted by James Brown

Even though I am 100% sure you misinterpreted Russ's posts, William Barr clearly describes the “big issue” we agree on:  

 https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video/2024/07/14/former_ag_bill_barr_when_someone_is_demonized_to_the_extent_trump_has_been_they_become_a_target.html
Now that's someone who really is so full of it given his previous comments about Trump such as "he should not be anywhere near the oval office" among other equally damning things. 
That said, we don't yet at this point even know what motivated this 20 year old kid to do what he did and anything you've stated is mere speculation at this time.

July 15, 2024 05:50 PM Forum: Politics

Judge Eileen Cannon rightfully dismissed the Corrupt Classified Documents case against Donald Trump, citing the Illegal appt. of Jack Smith as special Prosecutor

Posted By Rod Kaufman

Originally Posted by James Brown

When I have time and have completed some reading about the issues surrounding Cannon's decision, I'll post my thoughts.  Probably in a different thread.  Rod should start a "MAGA Cannon" thread soon.  I like discussions with Rod since we rarely agree on anything, but he is an honest and thoughtful debater, unlike you.
"Rod should start a "MAGA Cannon" thread soon."

Actually, I'll wait until we have the outcome of an appeal. 
That said, it's noteworthy Cannon relied on the opinion of Clarence Thomas who went out his way to expound on this in the immunity case and was and is widely considered to be a fringe outlier opinion.


https://www.salon.com/2024/07/15/legal-experts-cannons-dismissal-may-backfire-and-land-before-more-competent-judge/

July 15, 2024 04:51 PM Forum: Politics

A number of lefties here will agree with this, and before they believe that it is what should be done to Trump, I need to clarify this is satire.

Posted By Rod Kaufman

Originally Posted by Richard Davis
https://babylonbee.com/news/trump-indicted-for-inciting-assassination-attempt?utm_source=The%20Babylon%20Bee%20Newsletter&utm_medium=email

Then again the leftist in California, who blamed Trump and his constituents for the assassination attempt, might just agree with the phantom Judge cited in the article.

From the article:  

"Trump is clearly at fault for someone attempting to murder him with a rifle," said Judge Paul Stephenson. "He brought this on himself, and we will ensure justice is done."

According to sources, the motion to indict Trump was filed roughly thirty seconds after the failed assassination attempt. "It was obvious by that point that Trump had caused a man to fire several bullets at him," said District Attorney Jan Marsh. "If Trump were not literally Hitler, no one would have tried to kill him in the first place. It's time we in the legal system go after Hitler and not the people trying to murder Hitler."



Hmmm...... after reading that part of the posting the large print, I'm thinking that sentiment not only applies and appeals to the TDS suffering lib in California, but all the rest of the leftists here on the forum.     shocked
Look you lying sack of it, nobody has blamed Trump and his constituents for the assassination attempt. And, of course, you take something out of context, run with it like a nut case and barf up whatever garbage you digest from whatever ultra biased rightwing media source you've happened to read  on the same day...

Oh, and as far as the Trump-Hitler quotes go:

https://x.com/BidenHQ/status/1737567329561526607?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1737567329561526607%7Ctwgr%5E0d239f5d1607de71102f567fe5fe05becdb1c3aa%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.axios.com%2F2023%2F12%2F20%2Ftrump-hitler-biden-campaign-comparison