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re: Looks like Trump's biggest mistake (Betsy DeVos) may be in trouble. - therick711
[quote]She couldn't pass a low bar; that's troubling.[/quote] Not if you're shuttering it. You don't want some bureaucratic true believer for that job. ...
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re: Looks like Trump's biggest mistake (Betsy DeVos) may be in trouble. - therick711
By your own logic, you have no idea who is qualified because you can't answer rudimentary questions regarding the department....
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re: Looks like Trump's biggest mistake (Betsy DeVos) may be in trouble. - therick711
[quote]But it does, so even if they're going to give up the power, somebody needs to know what power they are trying to give up is in the first place.[/quote] That's fricking asinine. Let's do a little experiment. Who was the most competent secretary of education since 1980? What was the greate...
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re: Looks like Trump's biggest mistake (Betsy DeVos) may be in trouble. - therick711
[quote]Fine, but if one is in charge with revamping the department, he/she should still have a basic level of knowledge about what that department does. Surely, somebody can share her views, and also show the competence to implement them. [/quote] But here's the problem. We keep assuming th...
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re: Looks like Trump's biggest mistake (Betsy DeVos) may be in trouble. - therick711
[quote]She is awful. She couldn't answer simple questions about standards. I understand that she is alegidly oversee the closure or pairing down of the department, but she should have a little understanding about educating children.[/quote] Federal education standards are the antithesis of what w...
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re: Where does Kawhi Leonard rank? - therick711
[quote]top 5 player[/quote] That's interesting. Where would you place him in this list: James Durant Harden Westbrook Davis Curry Greek Freak Cousins KAT Dame...
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re: Trump leads standing ovation for the Clintons - therick711
[quote]Jailing your political enemies is what they do in the 3rd world, not here.[/quote] Tell that to William Jefferson, Rod Blagojevich, Chaka Fatah, Dennis Hastert, Jesse Jackson, Jr., Laura Richardson, Duke Cunningham, Wade Sanders, Darleen Druyun, Fred Richmond, and Michael Myers (he of "mon...
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re: Sanders, joined by rust belt Democrats, praises Trump for nixing TPP - therick711
[quote]TPA[/quote] That probably wasn't included because it is a procedure, not a trade deal....
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re: Sanders, joined by rust belt Democrats, praises Trump for nixing TPP - therick711
[quote]Less than a week in office and Trump has done more to reach accross the isle, unite people, shrink government, and improve the country than any president as far back as I can remember[/quote] To think that in 2000 watching movies with Ted Kennedy didn't work! :lol:...
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re: lol at this chart. Yikes trump - therick711
[quote]No way Lyndon Johnson had those numbers. Everybody hated that bastard. [/quote] He's a great example. No one wanted to give away more tax money than that incredible a-hole....
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re: lol at this chart. Yikes trump - therick711
Here's the thing, when you run on not giving away free stuff or taking away so-called free stuff, that's going to be less popular than spend the next generation's money so that you can have "free" stuff. :lol:...
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re: lol at this chart. Yikes trump - therick711
It's all in how the questions are asked. I mean how else will you respond when they ask do you approve of Literally Hitler's job performance destroying our democracy?...
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re: In final hours, Obama Admin gave $221 million to Palestinian Authority - therick711
[quote]This is the crap that pisses me off. We bicker about money that we spend in our own damn country on our own damn people, but no one seems to have a problem with giving billions of dollars to foreign countries. Cut external before you cut internal.[/quote] Cutting foreign aid is consistentl...
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re: Sanders, joined by rust belt Democrats, praises Trump for nixing TPP - therick711
They oppose it for different reasons. You're so binary you miss the significance of TPP being enormous and having things in it both sides disagree with. The rust belt legislators were not in lockstep against. In fact the tenor changed when Trump and Bernie drew attention to it and gained momentum. ...
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re: Trump: We think we can cut regulations by 75% - therick711
[quote]I have no doubt there are overbroad or outdated regulations that should be cut, but what about regulations that protect consumers and workers?[/quote] The last 30 years of paralysis has started with the idea that nothing can be cut because what if it is super important! Did you know we've...
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re: Predicted media Takeaway from Todays Press Conference - therick711
Democrats and media before election: Trump's crowd-size doesn't mean anything. Irrelevant. Not even worth discussing. Democrats and media after election: Crowd-size at an inauguration is the only topic worth talking about. Super important. ...
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re: I do not want Rick Stansbury as the new LSU basketball coach. - therick711
If we hire Stansbury, we won't have the alumni game anymore! That would be devastating. ...
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re: Will you join Zach and Me for the Rush Limbaugh In -Game thread ? - therick711
[quote]Are there any moderate democrats left? [/quote] Joe Manchin? Sanford Bishop maybe?...
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re: John McCain condemns Trump for pulling out of TPP - therick711
[quote]Nah. McCain is bought and paid for by US Chamber of Commerce and MIC lobbyists. [/quote] In the Chamber's defense, that's probably the best money they ever spent. You ever seen a lapdog that obedient and loyal? It's pretty freaking amazing. He serves the people of Arizona and has done...
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