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Re: Plain old Trump Watch.

#281  Postby Tortured_Genius » Nov 29, 2022 11:54 pm

Consequences :grin:

Oath Keepers: Two members of far-right militia guilty of US sedition (BBC)

The rest on trial with them were found guilty of obstruction of an official proceeding.


He plotted an armed rebellion to stop the transfer of power from Donald Trump to Mr Biden, prosecutors said.


As the beneficiary of the terrorist largesse I'm wondering how far the Cheeto Benito is implicated.

A court has now found that there was an actual conspiracy to keep the orange fuckface in power. I can't help thinking there must be implications with that.
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#282  Postby Spearthrower » Nov 30, 2022 4:35 am

A white-supremacist, an anti-semite, and a former president who presided over an attempt to subvert democracy, overthrow the government, and install himself as autocrat walk into a bar, and 70% of Republicans still don't get the punchline.
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Re: Plain old Trump Watch.

#283  Postby The_Piper » Nov 30, 2022 5:09 am

Elmer "Stuart" Rhodes once shot himself in the eye. Now Elmer must say goodbye. To his freedom. :shifty: I'm not someone who agrees with the rampant jailing of criminals that we do in this country, but jails are built for people like Elmer. they threw away their freedom to try and install a sociopathic man baby as unelected president. That day could've gone a lot worse for the people on both sides. Somehow there were "only" a handful of deaths. In Uvalde, for instance, a madman all by his lonesome killed 21 people including 19 young kids. Rinse and repeat. :nono: BTW Uvalde county voted for Greg Abbot to remain as governor. The dude who lied and tried to minimize...everything. The man's administration has been an absolute train-wreck. Fucking toxic assholes. <--------------rant included
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Re: Plain old Trump Watch.

#284  Postby The_Metatron » Nov 30, 2022 5:15 am

Not enough dead kids yet. An external observer could amuse themself by betting on how many dead kids it takes to effect change.
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#285  Postby The_Metatron » Nov 30, 2022 5:29 am

As far as that Rhodes clown, to hell with him.
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Re: Plain old Trump Watch.

#286  Postby Alan C » Dec 01, 2022 8:47 am

The_Metatron wrote:Not enough dead kids yet. An external observer could amuse themself by betting on how many dead kids it takes to effect change.


It wasn't enough for even Scalise to get shot. I would not wish this on anyone, even utter human garbage like Greene or Gosar, but would one of their kids getting shot make them even blink? They'd probably find a way to blame it on Antifa.
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Re: Plain old Trump Watch.

#287  Postby The_Metatron » Dec 07, 2022 5:48 pm

Alan C wrote:
The_Metatron wrote:Not enough dead kids yet. An external observer could amuse themself by betting on how many dead kids it takes to effect change.


It wasn't enough for even Scalise to get shot. I would not wish this on anyone, even utter human garbage like Greene or Gosar, but would one of their kids getting shot make them even blink? They'd probably find a way to blame it on Antifa.

Well, I wouldn’t wish it on the innocents. When Greene or Gosar get shot, I’ll be one grinning asshole.


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Re: Plain old Trump Watch.

#288  Postby chango369 » Dec 15, 2022 4:26 pm

So Trump's big announcement is selling NFTs, I shit you not.

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Re: Plain old Trump Watch.

#289  Postby Seabass » Dec 15, 2022 4:33 pm

Fuck me, 80 million people voted for this man.

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#290  Postby Seabass » Dec 15, 2022 5:13 pm

Here's his video ad for his NFT trading card collection in which he calls himself "your favorite president, better than Lincoln, better than Washington":
https://twitter.com/RonFilipkowski/status/1603433487926706177

EIGHTY FUCKING MILLION :FACEPALM:
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Re: Plain old Trump Watch.

#291  Postby The_Piper » Dec 15, 2022 5:53 pm

His cult members may as well light $99 on fire. Which they have again and again. But god forbid .1% of their tax money go to lifting children out of poverty, or paying for a disabled person's medicine. Etc.
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Re: Plain old Trump Watch.

#292  Postby Spearthrower » Dec 15, 2022 6:48 pm

Amazing art of my life and career


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#293  Postby chango369 » Dec 15, 2022 7:53 pm

Twitter thread on a functional gallery of Trump traitor cards. Cringeworthy stuff.

https://twitter.com/FvckTrumps/status/1 ... 3033138176

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#294  Postby The_Piper » Dec 16, 2022 6:34 am

He said the "artwork" was based on his career. :picard: Thank you for this, universe. :lol: :lol: :lol:
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Re: Plain old Trump Watch.

#295  Postby Calilasseia » Dec 17, 2022 6:35 pm

You can enjoy what [url=https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=810823170368807&set=a.726572042127254&__cft__[0]=AZWJlOHvhRrwcw7zI1DCK_SaCkNYY64G1mKrytH7hCkVp-6tBB1t2fGF-wbIpewazP1za7v9eGKBClhLGiOi4wAtCioSQsjjiJ68tjXfM2TzlPwBKwju0nu0bA6TxKQo3xH7LQN96Y0wSe7-xruKfK9n42IZ1SztkH0J0zftFtH4dbh4LW5PS477Q_4R-r8cNRk&__tn__=%2CO%2CP-R]these people[/url] have to say about this ridiculous scam ...

So basically, the bootlickers are being asked to shell out $99 for what is possibly THE worst ever set of Top Trumps cards? Which all feature the Orange Scrotum masturbating his ego as is his usual wont?

The fun part being of course, that commodities become "investments" if [1] they are rarities, and [2] in high demand among rich people. Such as, for example, Van Gogh paintings or Ferrari 250 GTOs. Items of this sort being in high demand among rich people, of course, because they have quality and taste associated therewith. The idea that yet another piece of feculent tat aimed at the Mountain Dew brigade is going to become an "investment" is a fantasy only those afflicted with clinically significant delusional states could entertain.

Of course, the hypnotised, devout followers of the Trump religion, will spoon up eagerly whatever rancid, gangrenous dreck that the Orange Scrotum dangles before them. The lyrically devoted will continue queueing up to lick his ringpiece, no matter how cynically he treats them during his grifting escapades.

I've noticed this about the various bootlickers that gravitate toward assorted right wing shitbags. The bootlickers seem to possess this weird, masochistic desire to be given a no-lube buggering with a razor wire dildo by the various shitstains they worship. They're the ideological versions of Twinks.

Though one peculiar outlier centres upon the UK, whose various right wing ringpieces on sticks tend to prefer invisible grifting, of the sort that involves labyrinthine nests of shell companies in the Cayman Islands. Fuckbuckets such as Jacob Reeks Of Smug, who doesn't court popularity with the unwashed lower orders because he's a wannabee inbred aristotwat and a festering fascist snob. Who probably doesn't even care that much, that his foetid little attempts at "historical literature" are considered a sad joke by people with even an elementary understanding of historiography, let alone tenured professionals in the field. In the case of the likes of The Sovereign Man, these are his excursions into the territory of masturbating his ego, and as such, are almost certainly as funerally boring to read, and historically irrelevant, as Alfried Rosenberg's The Myth of the Twentieth Century. The same pretentiousness and vainglorious self-flattery are characteristic of both.

Our grifters, in the main, have to maintain some veneer of "taste" and "resepectability", no matter how flimsy or transparent, and are restrained from going full-bore kitsch merchants by the need to pretend, in the amusingly diaphanous words of the similarly vapid Franz von Papen, that they constitute "the upper stratum authorised by history". Their pomp and bombast consists in the main of jizzing themselves into a frenzy over Royal weddings. American grifters, on the other hand, jizz themselves into a frenzy at the prospect of being able to take naked, vampire capitalism to its most floridly excremental extremes. Far from hiding their ill-gotten loot in some Caribbean tax haven, the Trumps of this world instead yearn to litter the landscape with monumentally grotesque totems designed to scream "LOOK HOW BIG MY MONEY PENIS IS!!!!" to anyone who can bear assaulting their retinal cells with the resulting edifices.

Of course, we have our share of American style sleazeballs, but they're almost exclusively confined to the corporate arena, where they can be dismissed as nouveau riche by the genuine long-term robber barons.The USA, lacking that sort of history, has yet to acquire the full bouquet of hereditary entitlement that's been a feature of the UK socio-political landscape for 1,000 years.

But of course, I suspect the real motivation underpinning Trump's florid adventures, is financial penis envy. Elon Musk, for example, is worth about 20 times as much as Trump, though he too is now exhibiting signs of terminal affluenza. Jeff Bezos is probably worth 40 to 50 times as much as Trump, and thus far has avoided being a pretentious twat in public, reserving his malignant behaviour to ruthless exploitation of his workforce.

To be honest, however, I expected Trump to exhibit a far more dangerous psychosis, once he was unable to mainline the ego-massaging drug of being US President. It seems he doesn't have even the elementary substance within his being required to be competently mischievous. Unfortunately, some of his followers do, and they're going to constitute an aggressive socio-political cancer for competent administrators to deal with in the USA, quite possibly well into the 22nd century.
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Re: Plain old Trump Watch.

#296  Postby Tortured_Genius » Dec 17, 2022 9:02 pm

Trump's NFT's have apparently already sold out (45,000 * $99).

It would be interesting to see what proportion of sales are to braindead sycophants and how much of it was neatly laundered graft money, but that's something we'll never know.

I personally very much suspect that Trump isn't actually worth that much and would be unsurprised if his total debts outstrip his assets by several orders of magnitude. Certainly from a purely financial standpoint there's some question over why he'd go for such a scheme if he were genuinely worth what he claims (it should be pocket change). It looks awfully like a case of "if I owe the bank $1,000 and can't pay it back I have a problem. If Donald Trump owes the bank $12,000,000,000 and can't pay it back, then the bank has a problem".

Aside from that, the gilded antics of the elite and privileged have always been weird and incomprehensible to most people. There are plenty of historical examples, quite apart from the strange ceremonies involving glowing balls and arcane rituals at the River Jordan which our current crop of aristocrats have indulged in. (That video I posted on the Elon Musk thread about his family tree has more than it's fair share of WTF snippets). The venality and what the elites can get away with far surpasses that permitted the common herd and is justified by the invocation of some sort of "divine right" bestowed by wealth and/or heredity (Epstein and Maxwell's "partying and procuring" went on for years unchallenged by the elite who must have known what was happening).

Meanwhile, to segue with the discussion of the Christian right in US politics, religion has always been specifically designed to shape acceptance of such behaviour by the powerful and reinforce the privileges of royalty pre-dating the pharaohs. In the UK we have a major monarchical vomit-fest to look forward to next year when King Chuck officially gets his very own religion. The Russian Orthodox Church has blessed the piety of Vladimir Putin despite the mass-murder of civilians and US evangelicals seem ever oblivious to the extra-marital sordid antics of the Cheeto Benito and his cohort.

The only bright side might be that Trump may finally get some sort of legal sanction, although it's unlikely to involve him getting a jumpsuit to match his "tan" and nowhere near what a a mere mortal would have received under the same circumstances (that being a black-site interview and a shallow grave for the espionage alone).
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Re: Plain old Trump Watch.

#297  Postby Alan C » Dec 18, 2022 12:32 am

It appears possible that this latest NFT bollocks is an avenue with which to facilitate selling those secrets he stole upon losing the election.
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#298  Postby Tortured_Genius » Dec 19, 2022 9:01 am

Actually, thinking about it, the other reason he might want a quick $4 million in ready cash is for bail money...
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#299  Postby THWOTH » Dec 19, 2022 9:36 am

The man's a fucking zombie. How many more times can he come back from the dead?
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Re: Plain old Trump Watch.

#300  Postby Alan C » Dec 21, 2022 7:19 am

Perhaps adderall no longer does it for him and he actually mainlines the stress of frequent legal jeopardy.
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