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  1. TheDude1

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    So. I know we can do this. Or at least, it will LOOK like we are doing it because I've got hail on ignore:)

    So, thoughts on Trump calling for Congress to investigate Obama spying on him?

    It is a bit crazy... The President doesn't order wire taps. And now we have Spicer talking about reports of Obama spying on Trump. I haven't seen any such reports except what Trump is saying. Is that the reports he is talking about? Will anything come from this?

    And Trumps 6am Twitter rant about it... It baffles me that he has the time or energy for this. I know most of the conservatives here hate Trumps Twitter love. And I am amazed that the information he shared was basically tracked back to a report from single alt right radio show, which then spread to the right wing media. That seems to be how it works... One outsider reports it, seemingly from nowhere, and there other sites can cite it and just say "It is reported that..." without having to confirm it or take responsibility or anything... It doesn't need to be true or plausible or anything... And it seems like a chunk of the right wing base, with their "45 percent believe Obama is a Muslim" ways, just accept whatever is passed along through that far-right-to-mainstream-right conduit on faith. Such a crazy construct.

    We are truly living in such a bizarre time. More information and ability to learn than ever, but it seems like the majority of people are actually LESS informed than ever.

    Oh, and if this gets investigated, and the Trump-Russia connection doesn't, I'll be absolutely floored.
     
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    Not worth it.
     
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    You've a better chance of riding a unicorn.
     
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    Will never happen..........
     
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    This thread means well, but will go down on flames like the other Trump threads.
     
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    Will be over by page 3
     
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    Trump has the authority to declassify all of this information. If Obama ordered this without a cause, Trump can let everyone know by himself.

    My guess is either:
    1) It didn't happen
    2) It happened but Trump doesn't want to declassify the information because there's something damning that caused the Obama administration to go to the FISA courts.
     
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    My son and I did some target shooting this morning. Good time. Tried to break in a new glock 19. Tested a new/old G 22. Shot some 22 plinkers. And ran a few rounds through my son's AR . Good morning, and Trump is still President.
     
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    I don't give it that long
     
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    Trump is a moron so it doesn't surprise me that he stalemated himself. Either there is no evidence whatsoever that Obama wiretapped his building (as if anyone actually believes this) or the president actually did wiretap his building which means he has probable cause of some crime that Trump is guilty of. So pick your poison
     
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    I can't disagree that trump has a heavy dose of moron in him.....but what do you want people to say if their three choices were Hilary, Bernie, or trump. Trump is still the best option despite being aggravatingly dumb.
     
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    Hillary was the most qualified candidate and it isn't remotely close.
     
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    I do find it interesting. We should definitely report it as 100% factual using anonymous sources without any real evidence. That would only be fair.
     
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    She is one of the most despised people In America. So much so trump rolled right over her.
     
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    This didn't work 4 months ago, not going to work today.
     
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    If that is the case, then we were/are doomed.
     
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    Hillary was so qualified for the job that she lost to someone who's never been in politics
     
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    I am curious if Hilldogg had won, would her ties to Russia even be discussed. I suspect not.
     
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    She may have been qualified but I had zero interest in letting her lead this country. So, I voted for Trump.
     
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    No way they would have talked about Russia. Even the election hacking wouldn't have been talked about. It's literally the only thing the dems have right now.
     
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    Funny. I don't remember Bernie or Hillary running for the Republican nomination. Republicans had plenty of other choices and overwhelmingly chose Trump.
     
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    I had zero interest in letting an amoral ill-equipped thin-skinned buffoon who panders to the worst aspects of humanity have the keys to the castle because I was worried what horrors would be unleashed. Looks like I was right. This president is a joke but the joke is on us and nobody should be laughing.
     
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    But his hypothetical was Bernie, Hillary or Trump. Of those three.
     
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    What are the horrors that have been unleashed? And please explain what you find to be the worst aspects of humanity. I am truly curious to see if I can see some reasonable explanations in order to have a discussion on this.
     
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    What were you right about? Trump has done exactly what he ran on. Market is up, wall will be built and all the alt left has is made up Russian crap. Plus, the alt left is still fuming about the election.

    Couldn't be better.
     
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    If you are watching this presidency and telling yourself it is going well then you are the physical manifestation of this.

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    So this is how conservatives felt the last 8 years. Interesting.
     
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    The arrogance and hypocrisy leaves them blind.
    The methane gas they release will overcome them soon.
     
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    So you have no interests in giving examples of worst aspects of humanity or the horrors that have been unleashed... Cool. Nice to know you are just a regurgitation of the MSM without any sensible reasons to feel the way you claim you feel.
     
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    Are you going to tell us what you were right about?
     
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    You described Hillary..
     
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    I only crop dust political threads I'm not going to phone post examples of what should be obvious to anyone with a news feed.
     
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    Got it. You have nothing. Have a great day.
     
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    I wonder how much total time has been spent by the media past 8+ between Obama birth certificate stories, Russian conspiracy theories, email servers and now wiretapping. The country is stuck in a downward spiral of propaganda wars that have little relevance in the lives of anyone.
     
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    It's almost like that's the point. Keep the masses arguing over irrelevant crap while the rich get richer via government corruption
     
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    I hope he keeps posting things like he has or at least talks to people about this. People like him are the reason Trump won.
     
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    Very interesting question. I'm almost to the point where I completely believe this being the case.
     
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    I'm guessing the worst aspects of humanity must be a slightly humorous cartoon. The horror, the horror....
     
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