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Wed Jan 9, 2019, 10:22 PM

Is Trump's gov shutdown an attempt to destroy government as a whole or really for "security"?

I think he, McConnell, Graham are trying to destroy government as we previously knew it at the behest of the Koch Brothers/Corporations.

What do you think?
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It's to destroy government
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It's for security
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Other - explain
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Reply Is Trump's gov shutdown an attempt to destroy government as a whole or really for "security"? (Original post)
tenderfoot Jan 9 OP
area51 Jan 9 #1
Mr. Ected Jan 9 #2
Cha Jan 10 #9
cynatnite Jan 9 #3
BigmanPigman Jan 9 #4
RockRaven Jan 9 #5
0rganism Jan 9 #6
kimbutgar Jan 9 #7
Hassler Jan 10 #8
Hugin Jan 10 #10
myohmy2 Jan 10 #11

Response to tenderfoot (Original post)

Wed Jan 9, 2019, 10:23 PM

1. IMO, it's a tantrum,

and he's playing to his base.

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Response to tenderfoot (Original post)

Wed Jan 9, 2019, 10:30 PM

2. He knows that if he gets his base the wall, or at least they THINK he got them the wall

That every single one of those suckers will pull the lever for him in 2020.

My hope is that, right now, Mueller is working on a Trump Shutdown that could last from 50 years to life.

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Response to Mr. Ected (Reply #2)

Thu Jan 10, 2019, 01:53 AM

9. I think they will anyway.. imo, it's like

Kamala Harris said.. "It's trump's vanity project".

#trumpShutDown

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Response to tenderfoot (Original post)

Wed Jan 9, 2019, 10:36 PM

3. Someone on TV said this was the start of tRump's 2020 campaign...

But Bannon and his ilk want to destroy the government. They want their ethno-state and this is one way to do that.

It didn't work in 2016 (stolen election) and it won't work now.

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Response to tenderfoot (Original post)

Wed Jan 9, 2019, 10:42 PM

4. It is for 2 things...

1. A distraction from Mueller and Russia
2. An attempt to solidify his cult/base

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Response to tenderfoot (Original post)

Wed Jan 9, 2019, 10:43 PM

5. He just wants to fight and win the fight, the substance of the matter is absolutely unimportant

Trump is utterly ignorant about the issue (actually it is worse, he is utterly misinformed and delusional), which is one of the many reasons he's impossible to negotiate with.

Another prominent reason he's impossible to negotiate with is that he is ONLY concerned with "winning," but to him winning means getting everything he imagines he wants and giving nothing -- i.e. not a real negotiation at all.

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Response to tenderfoot (Original post)

Wed Jan 9, 2019, 10:44 PM

6. this shutdown is Putin's wet dream in action

i only hope everyone wakes up before we head-on collide with Putin's "happy ending"

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Response to tenderfoot (Original post)

Wed Jan 9, 2019, 10:58 PM

7. Doing Putin's doing!

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Response to tenderfoot (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2019, 01:48 AM

8. Whatever Putin wants, his puppet acts accordingly.

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Response to tenderfoot (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2019, 02:05 AM

10. At this point, I put the continuation of this farce squarely on McCONnell's rounded shoulders.

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He could end the whole thing with a rap of his gavel, but, has so far refused.

I have two questions:

1) Why?

2) How come more isn't being made out of his failure in the media and by the opposition leadership?

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Response to tenderfoot (Original post)

Thu Jan 10, 2019, 07:47 AM

11. trump's...

...contempt for everything that isn't trump HAS destroyed the fabric of our government and democracy...

...does anyone believe things will ever be pre-Motherfucker again?

...I'm sorry to say, I don't...

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