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Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 04 Dec 2017, 12:27
by Mo
And only lost the White House for 4 years.

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 04 Dec 2017, 12:37
by Warren
Kolohe wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 12:23
Nixon wound up dying of natural causes, on his own posh estate on a California shore, with the respect of all of his peers.

http://www.nytimes.com/1994/04/25/us/fo ... wanted=all

And the Republicans had gotten pretty much everything they wanted from government by that time.
Nixon didn't go to prison but he resigned in shame and spent the remainder of his life in relative seclusion. The "respect" of his peers requires irony quotation marks.
The most generous credit to Nixon on the Republicans getting what they wanted from government is that he was such a horrible failure we got Carter, who was (perceived to be) such a horrible failure we got Reagan who delivered the GOP wish list.

In any event, "When the president does it, it's not a crime" are infamous words that followed him to the grave.

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 04 Dec 2017, 12:41
by the innominate one
Didn't a bunch of Nixon's people wind up in W's administration? Cheney and Rumsfeld, just off the top of my head.

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 04 Dec 2017, 12:49
by Shem
Warren wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 11:41
Shem wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 11:36
In a year, when we're talking about Senator Arpaio, I'm going to remind you of this.
Ha ha ha. That would be scary.
If he runs, he'll take the nomination. From there, your only bright spot is that it stands to be a very bad year for the GOP.

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 04 Dec 2017, 13:28
by Mo
Ty Cobb is amazing. He's not my favorite random weirdo in the Trump orbit, but he has his charm. I mean, how does Trump find the one lawyer that sends out statements written in comic sans?


Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 04 Dec 2017, 13:55
by Warren
Shem wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 12:49
Warren wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 11:41
Shem wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 11:36
In a year, when we're talking about Senator Arpaio, I'm going to remind you of this.
Ha ha ha. That would be scary.
If he runs, he'll take the nomination. From there, your only bright spot is that it stands to be a very bad year for the GOP.
Well that and he'll be in his late 80's before he takes office.

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 04 Dec 2017, 17:58
by the innominate one
Brilliant move.


Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 04 Dec 2017, 18:03
by thoreau
Manafort's like the opposite of Burn Notice.

"My name's Paul. I'm still a spy."
"Yeah, one day this happened: *Russian voice* 'We got a Burn Notice on you; you're black-listed.'"
"But even though I'm burned I'm still working."

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 04 Dec 2017, 19:26
by Kolohe
Nobody likes a quitter, T.

Remember, ABC.

Always Be Colluding.

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 05 Dec 2017, 00:18
by Pham Nuwen
Kolohe wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 19:26
Nobody likes a quitter, T.

Remember, ABC.

Always Be Colluding.
What about the coffee?

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 05 Dec 2017, 00:25
by Warren
Pham Nuwen wrote:
05 Dec 2017, 00:18
Kolohe wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 19:26
Nobody likes a quitter, T.

Remember, ABC.

Always Be Colluding.
What about the coffee?
Coffee is for Cossacks.

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 05 Dec 2017, 11:54
by the innominate one

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 05 Dec 2017, 12:33
by Aresen
Warren wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 12:37
Kolohe wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 12:23
Nixon wound up dying of natural causes, on his own posh estate on a California shore, with the respect of all of his peers.

http://www.nytimes.com/1994/04/25/us/fo ... wanted=all

And the Republicans had gotten pretty much everything they wanted from government by that time.
Nixon didn't go to prison but he resigned in shame and spent the remainder of his life in relative seclusion. The "respect" of his peers requires irony quotation marks.
The most generous credit to Nixon on the Republicans getting what they wanted from government is that he was such a horrible failure we got Carter, who was (perceived to be) such a horrible failure we got Reagan who delivered the GOP wish list.

In any event, "When the president does it, it's not a crime" are infamous words that followed him to the grave.
After he left office, what infuriated me about Nixon was the way that so many in the media and the beltway deferred to him as an "Elder Statesman" and listened to his observations and advice.

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 05 Dec 2017, 14:25
by Warren
Aresen wrote:
05 Dec 2017, 12:33
Warren wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 12:37
Kolohe wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 12:23
Nixon wound up dying of natural causes, on his own posh estate on a California shore, with the respect of all of his peers.

http://www.nytimes.com/1994/04/25/us/fo ... wanted=all

And the Republicans had gotten pretty much everything they wanted from government by that time.
Nixon didn't go to prison but he resigned in shame and spent the remainder of his life in relative seclusion. The "respect" of his peers requires irony quotation marks.
The most generous credit to Nixon on the Republicans getting what they wanted from government is that he was such a horrible failure we got Carter, who was (perceived to be) such a horrible failure we got Reagan who delivered the GOP wish list.

In any event, "When the president does it, it's not a crime" are infamous words that followed him to the grave.
After he left office, what infuriated me about Nixon was the way that so many in the media and the beltway deferred to him as an "Elder Statesman" and listened to his observations and advice.
I never saw that until after Reagan was out of office.

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 05 Dec 2017, 15:50
by Kolohe
Warren wrote:
05 Dec 2017, 00:25
Pham Nuwen wrote:
05 Dec 2017, 00:18
Kolohe wrote:
04 Dec 2017, 19:26
Nobody likes a quitter, T.

Remember, ABC.

Always Be Colluding.
What about the coffee?
Coffee is for Cossacks.
Covfefe is for Cossacks

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 06 Dec 2017, 12:35
by the innominate one
I think people might be over-interpreting the KT MacFarland email. It looks bad, but it's not a home dunk.

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 06 Dec 2017, 20:22
by Mo
Trump Jr. has been getting legal advice on Reddit.

https://www.axios.com/trump-jr-cites-at ... 84647.html

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 06 Dec 2017, 20:44
by dhex
how do people with that many resources get so quickly over their heads in so many amazing ways?

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 07 Dec 2017, 01:08
by Pham Nuwen
the innominate one wrote:
06 Dec 2017, 12:35
I think people might be over-interpreting the KT MacFarland email. It looks bad, but it's not a home dunk.
I'm going to be a jerk.

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Home dunk?

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 07 Dec 2017, 02:58
by the innominate one
You know, like a slam run.

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 07 Dec 2017, 03:00
by Pham Nuwen
the innominate one wrote:
07 Dec 2017, 02:58
You know, like a slam run.
That hurts reading that.

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 07 Dec 2017, 07:23
by Kolohe
Come on, he covered all the bases and got the goal.

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 07 Dec 2017, 08:37
by Warren
Kolohe wrote:
07 Dec 2017, 07:23
Come on, he covered all the bases and got the goal.
That's no reason not to tee off a backhanded lob at him.

Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 07 Dec 2017, 09:28
by Mo
All Pervs Matter


Re: Occam, Trump, and Russia

Posted: 07 Dec 2017, 10:07
by Ellie
Are Republicans allowed to bang the popular vote drum? I thought that was only for Hillary supporters right now.