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When's the last time we wrote a post about "Hey look at the idiot thing Donald Trump said"? Few hours? Let's do it again! Because after getting confused about Robert Mueller's "oranges" and what country his dad was born in, Trump visited the National Republican Congressional Committee dinner, and he said some real dumb shit, about just about everything, but most particularly about windmills.

He's been on about windmills for a minute now. Last week, he told his rally idiots in Michigan that if they relied on wind power, they'd be shit outta luck if they wanted to watch TV on days when the wind didn't blow. Our president really is the Science Understander, isn't he?

This time, in a space of 30 seconds, he said a couple just mindfuckingly stupid things about windmills, which are a thing he just hates. And really, it's not the first time he's said this stuff, it's just worth highlighting how HOLYSHITDUMB the president is, on a regular basis. So this time, let's focus on the windmills!


If you have a windmill anywhere near your house, congratulations, your house just went down 75 percent in value.

No, it didn't.

First of all, last time he said this, windmills were apparently tanking property values by more like 65 percent, but we guess windmills have gotten worse in the last, um, week and a half. But CNN found a 2016 study in the Journal of Real Estate Research (fake news with a lib agenda probably) that found "no unique impact on the rate of home sales near wind turbines." And then they found another study that says the same thing. Of course, CNN reports that, according to experts, there are isolated cases where property values can be damaged by wind turbines, but, you know what? If you want to read it, read it. The point is that the president is full of shit.

Hey, know what's badass for property values? This in the backyard:

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Moving forward, more dumb shit out of the president's mouth:

And they say the noise causes cancer, you tell me that one! REEER! REEER!

Yes, he said REEER! REEER! This is because Trump isn't even correct about what exactly it is that he is supposed to be full of shit about. (We should note that Aaron Rupar at Vox transcribed the sound Trump made as "Rerrrr Rerrr!" That is simply incorrect.)

As Rupar notes, there is a scientific explanation behind why some people think there is such a thing as "wind-turbine syndrome" that causes cancer, but they are full of shit, just like the president. We admit to smirking a little bit, though, when we learned that the original Bad Science study done on the subject was completed by a Russian-born scientist. Is there any Russian the man won't believe? Point is, they don't cause cancer.

Trump said another thing he really likes to say, which we rate as "half-stupid":

And of course it's like a graveyard for birds.

You know what? Maybe they are. Maybe they are just fucking CEMETERIES FOR BIRDS. Do you care? FUCK IF WE CARE!

But as Rupar notes (boy howdy, cheating off him a lot today!), fossil fuel plants kill HELLA MORE BIRDS than wind turbines. Also graveyards for birds? Airplane engines. The Tyson factory. Your mom's 1980s bay window, the one all the dumb birds don't see coming. Sarah Palin the day before Thanksgiving with a wood chipper and a vodka Big Gulp.

Elsewhere during the event Trump literally told congressional Republicans to "be a little bit more paranoid" about how votes are counted in elections, because he doesn't like how the votes are tallied (counting has a liberal bias), and haven't you noticed during the blue wave midterm elections, Republicans just kept losing? IT'S A CONSPIRACY.

Absolute fucking moron. And a dangerous one, at that.

Y'all ready for what's going to happen in 2020 when we kick his ass and he refuses to concede? Buckle up.

And on that chipper note, it's your OPEN THREAD!

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You guys, hi, hello, it is almost the holiday weekend, so we are going to share you a real video posted last night by "Doctor" Sebastian "Don't Call Me A Nazi" Gorka, that hilarious old knucklecuck. We guess now that he had to give up (or gave up voluntarily!) his Fox News contract, he just makes videos for the Twitter. Hoo ... ray?

Anyway, Gorka is super-excited that Donald Trump issued that order last night, giving Bill Barr all kinds of new powers to expose the Deep State for what it is and PROVE once and for all that the gremlins who live inside Trump's diarrhea are correct when they say Hillary ordered the Deep State to do an illegal witch hunt to Trump, yadda yadda yadda, you've seen these people huff paint before, we don't have to type it all.

Here is the video, after which Wonkette will either transcribe it OR we will provide our own dramatic interpretation. Which one will it be? We don't know! Would you be able to tell the difference between the two? We don't know!

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We want to say right here at the outset that we hate Julian Assange. Aside from the sexual assault allegations against him, and aside from the fact that he's just a generally stinky and loathsome person who reportedly smeared poop on the walls at the Ecuadorian embassy in London, while reportedly not taking care of his cat, an innocent creature, he acted as Russia's handmaiden during the 2016 election, in order to further Russia's campaign to steal it for Donald Trump. All signs point to his campaign being a success!

So we are justifiably happy when bad things happen to Julian Assange. We are happy his name is shit the world over, and that any reputation WikiLeaks used to have for being on the side of freedom and transparency has been stuffed down the toilet where it belongs. We are happy he looked like such a sad-ass loser when the Ecuadorian embassy finally kicked him out and he was arrested.

And quite frankly, we were OK with the initial charge against him recently unsealed in the Eastern District of Virginia. If you'll remember, he was charged with trying to help Chelsea Manning hack a password into the Defense Department, which is not what journalists do. Journalists do not drive the get-away car for sources. Journalists do not hold their sources' hair back while they're stealing classified intel. Assange is essentially accused of doing all that.

Now, put all that aside. Because -- and this is key -- journalists do publish secrets they are provided by sources. That's First Amendment, chapter and verse, American as fucking apple pie and fast-food-induced diabetes. And that is what much of the superseding indictment of Assange unsealed yesterday was about. (And nope, it wasn't about anything regarding Assange's ratfucking the 2016 election or Hillary's emails. Why would the Trump Justice Department prosecute anything about that? It's all about the older Chelsea Manning stuff, the stuff the Obama Justice Department considered charging Assange with, but ultimately declined, because of that little thing called the First Amendment.)

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