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So he pro NATO and pro NACO at the same time?

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Oops, wrong thread!

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Well, don't pull on it. You wouldn't want it to unravel.

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After watching him talk just now all I can say is the media is a bunch of lying assholes. And he gives strong speeches like this all the time. Shame on all of them putting clicks over the truth.

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I thought Biden had a thin raspy frail voice and was enfeebled. Who is this guy talking??

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Biden is dead. This is an impersonator.

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Shrinkflation is so a real thing.

My DiGiorno pizza are suddenly... smaller.

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That’s what happens when you eat it

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I've been reading "Founding Brothers," Joseph J. Ellis's Pulitzer Prize winning account of "The Revolutionary Generation." In his last public act, at age 84, Benjamin Franklin came out swinging and throwing telling punches against slavery. One South Carolinian pro-slavery congressman dismissed Franklin by saying, "even great men have their senile moments." As Ellis tells it, " 'Instead of proving him superannuated,' Franklin's anti-slavery views showed that 'the qualities of his soul, as well as those of his mind, are yet in their vigour'; only Franklin still seemed able 'to speak the language of America, and to call us back to our first principles'."

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When did a speech become "remarks?" That sounds so casual, like he's just going to wing it.

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But but but, the NYT told me on Sat that Biden was practically in hospice, drooling into his Jello while watching the Price is Right. How is he on my TV right now? WITCHCRAFT!

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Taylor Swift witchcrafted him

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Later today -

“Biden said good afternoon but it was only 11:58. Is it time for the 25th amendment?”

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But what shoes is he wearing?

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Descriptions of dress are reserved exclusively to non-male politicians/members of the administration.

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This afternoon the President meets with the King of Jordan. No word on whether the most beautiful piece of chocolate cake you have ever seen will be part of the festivities.

Seriously, though, he does a lot of the stuff that never even gets a 5 second mention on any newscast, whether TV, internet, or radio.

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Well, he isn't threatening our allies or argle-bargling his way through a Nazi-inspired speech to a bunch of rubes who think he's God. Where's the news in that?

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Yes, he does.

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"Judge Luttig: Special Counsel Hur's Biden Comments are 'Unseemly' and an 'Abuse of Power'"

https://www.meidastouch.com/news/judge-luttig-special-counsel-hurs-biden-comments-are-unseemly-and-an-abuse-of-power

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Garland signed off on releasing this hatchet-job of a report – he needs to justify his actions.

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If we take back the house I would haul Garland’s ass before Congress to answer questions about that report. After firing him, of course.

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I learned this pettiness from watching republicans.

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(You ever notice how you don’t hear the “Garland is putting the strongest of strongliest cases together, justice is gonna come down like a hard rain real soon now, just you wait and see” comments any more?)

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Maybe he should resign for besmirching the institution.

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Exactly, though I doubt he has the spine to do even that. I hope Biden replaces him right now. No telling how much more damage he can do in the next year, and if, God forbid, we lose the Senate, we won't be able to replace him with anyone decent. Perilous times, my friends, perilous times.

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"National Association of Counties Legislative Conference"

God that sounds boring. "Plenary session: Hot topics in zoning and waste management"

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"All politics is local." - Tip O'Neill, and many others before him.

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Are you resigning today because you’re too old? Why not?

By Peter Dooshy

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Dark Brandon, "I can't engage in a battle of wits with someone as unarmed as you."

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Follow up: do you remember the question I asked a few minutes ago, about being too old? And if not why not?

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Dark Brandon, "Why? Did you forget it?"

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Follow up to the follow up: If you do remember the question, please tell me, because I've forgotten it already.

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Not misleading enough, "why don't you remember the question I just asked you?"

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Because I am now ignoring you

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"Mr. President, while many people are pointing out substantial issues they disagree with you over they are mostly left wing and I don't want to give them air nor any suggestion my publication agrees with them, so my question, sir, is about your age."

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I'm 81. Next question.

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"A spring chicken!" - Konrad Adenauer

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It's remarkable how much political cover the age thing gives to Biden. It's still damaging, but probably not as much as, say, what happened in Rafah over the weekend.

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What happened in Rafah over the weekend that doesn't seem like an everyday occurrence in the Middle East?

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Stop and think about that comment for just a second. I get that the Middle East is depicted as nothing but tragedy porn here in the West, but it speaks of a stunning amount of desensitization to say something like that.

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Seems to me neither side is innocent. It's great that the IDF rescued hostages.

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One could also ask what's going on over there that's Biden's fault. Because the claim being made in what you're responding to is that everything Israel is doing right now is entirely Biden's responsibility.

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Entirely? No. A great deal of it, yes.

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Face it, Jake. It's Tankietown.

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How is it tankie to oppose war?

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Opposing war, no. Opposing it within the framework of potshots at a president who cannot end a military action with a phone call while eliding any nuance (which I do not recall you doing)? That's tankie.

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It's true that nothing happening in Rafah is Joe Biden's fault. But I can see where some people need to blame him for, oh, the sun coming up or the sun going down or car crashes or happenings in distant countries. I'm simply making the point that whatever happened in Rafah happens quite often there. It's like saying Donald Trump lied today, isn't it?

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Not quite. On the positive, apparently they rescued some hostages. On the other hand, extending the fight to this part of the region might be the overreaction Hamas was looking for. Time will tell

My problem isn't with people critical of Israel's actions. It's with people who continue to insist Biden could end it with a phone call

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If Hamas thinks it's good, Iran and Russia think it's good.

The best thing that can happen is a truce or cease-fire with hostage exchanges, whatever is left of them. And I don't see that happening any time soon. Not even delusional Donny can end it with a phone call.

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Voters aren't interested in heavy going, meaty issues. "He's old" is damaging in a way that doesn't risk suggesting any of the voters are complicit.

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And his leading opponent is old, delusional and fucked in the head. Those are our choices this Fall. Biden can out run Trump. Biden is more compassionate than Trump will ever be. Biden understands the world's affairs and affiliations/partnerships. He is willing to negotiate a Peace. The other clown wants to order Peace.

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I hope Joe mentions - at length - Turmp's invitation to his owner, Putin, to invade America's NATO allies.

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That was so amazingly disgusting. I hope people are making commercials right now about that.

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We must be scaring the bejeesus out of our allies.

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I'm honestly surprised someone hasn't just put out a hit on him.

Hey, I'm not encouraging violence, but seriously...

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AMENAMENAMEN.

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