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Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:23 PM

Speaking now at the American Veterans Conf., Trump laments he can't award himself the Medal of Honor




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“Can I give myself the Medal of Honor?” - Donald Trump, at AMVETS, seeming to forget that he actively avoided military service

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Reply Speaking now at the American Veterans Conf., Trump laments he can't award himself the Medal of Honor (Original post)
Mrs. Overall Aug 2019 OP
dalton99a Aug 2019 #1
tanyev Aug 2019 #2
nini Aug 2019 #3
trof Aug 2019 #32
LisaM Aug 2019 #4
Aristus Aug 2019 #10
atreides1 Aug 2019 #13
dixiegrrrrl Aug 2019 #21
brewens Aug 2019 #26
tikka Aug 2019 #27
Newest Reality Aug 2019 #5
Poiuyt Aug 2019 #6
Blue_true Aug 2019 #33
earthside Aug 2019 #7
Mrs. Overall Aug 2019 #9
smirkymonkey Aug 2019 #8
bigbrother05 Aug 2019 #11
BillyBobBrilliant Aug 2019 #12
rsdsharp Aug 2019 #15
Vinca Aug 2019 #14
The Velveteen Ocelot Aug 2019 #16
ProfessorPlum Aug 2019 #17
lunasun Aug 2019 #18
dixiegrrrrl Aug 2019 #23
Ilsa Aug 2019 #37
lagomorph777 Aug 2019 #19
captain queeg Aug 2019 #20
lpbk2713 Aug 2019 #22
Hekate Aug 2019 #24
Docreed2003 Aug 2019 #25
Hoyt Aug 2019 #28
jayschool2013 Aug 2019 #29
Hoyt Aug 2019 #31
maxrandb Aug 2019 #35
jayschool2013 Aug 2019 #36
Blue Owl Aug 2019 #30
keithbvadu2 Aug 2019 #34

Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:25 PM

1. Give yourself two or three or a dozen

Make them big - the size of a dinner plate

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:26 PM

2. Give him a medal engraved with golden bone spurs.

He'll brag about it for the rest of his life.

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:26 PM

3. I think he's ready to go over the edge

He's getting more and more less able to control his craziness.

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Response to nini (Reply #3)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 06:57 PM

32. Oh he's over. WAY over.

And we just sit here and lament.

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:29 PM

4. What is the reptilian part of the brain that makes the miliary support him?

I just don't get it. He keeps disrespecting them in ways you'd think would lose them forever, but it doesn't happen.

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Response to LisaM (Reply #4)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:33 PM

10. I'm sorry to say there's a staggering amount of racism in the military.

My best buddy, a Hawaiian Philipino, suffered from a racist roommate while we were in.

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Response to LisaM (Reply #4)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:43 PM

13. These were Veterans.

As I am...but I've always believed that Trump was nothing more then a waste of space and oxygen! And to be perfectly honest...I have nothing but contempt for those veterans and active duty personnel who continue to support him...

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Response to atreides1 (Reply #13)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 05:25 PM

21. It seemed to me that comment would really piss off his audience.


Be lovely if someone threw a shoe at him for disparaging their medals.

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Response to dixiegrrrrl (Reply #21)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 05:58 PM

26. How about telling them he got them a big raise after going so long without one?

He did no such thing and they had been getting small bumps all along.

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Response to LisaM (Reply #4)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 06:03 PM

27. I was behind a pickup with trump, NRA, and Semper Fideles stickers

It just boggled my mind that a Marine/ex Marine would be so blind (and stupid)to support someone that would rather trust Russia that his own country.

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:29 PM

5. I don't know about the logistics of that...

I guess you could file that with picking yourself up by your bootstraps.

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:31 PM

6. How long before he starts wearing a military uniform?

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Response to Poiuyt (Reply #6)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 07:04 PM

33. With big golden tassels on both shoulders and golden medals on the chest.

He wants to be a dictator anyway.

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:31 PM

7. For what?

I am not watching this speech ... for what would Trump think that he should be awarded the Medal of Honor?

Seriously ... megalomania is a mental illness and Trump seems to be a roaring case of it today.

I think we all need to be pretty worried.

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Response to earthside (Reply #7)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:33 PM

9. For being the King of Israel, the Second Coming of God, and the Chosen One?

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:32 PM

8. What a total fuckwit!

Could there possibly be a bigger asshole anywhere on the planet?



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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:39 PM

11. The words Trump and Honor should never be used in the same paragraph

Maybe he forgot the prefix "dis"

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:42 PM

12. Seems like it's called

The 'Congressional' Medal of Honor.
Are you a Congress?
There you have it mo-ron.

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Response to BillyBobBrilliant (Reply #12)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:49 PM

15. Actually it's official name is just The Medal of Honor.

It's awarded by the President in the name of Congress, which accounts for the misnomer.

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 03:44 PM

14. Are you fucking kidding me? They should run that guy right out of the venue.

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 04:00 PM

16. Now that we've seen the bone-spur X-ray, probably not.

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Response to The Velveteen Ocelot (Reply #16)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 04:07 PM

17. lol, that's a keeper

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 04:11 PM

18. I predicted in 16 if he got in he'd go all Idi Amin. Big heads like trump always want shiny showoffs

Erratic behaviour, self-bestowed titles and media portrayal
As the years progressed, Amin's behaviour became more erratic, unpredictable, and strident. After the United Kingdom broke off all diplomatic relations with his regime in 1977, Amin declared that he had defeated the British, and he conferred on himself the decoration of CBE (Conqueror of the British Empire).
His full self-bestowed title ultimately became: "His Excellency, President for Life, Field Marshal Al Hadji Doctor Idi Amin Dada, VC, DSO, MC, Lord of All the Beasts of the Earth and Fishes of the Seas and Conqueror of the British Empire in Africa in General and Uganda in Particular", in addition to his officially stated claim of being the uncrowned King of Scotland.[80]
He never received the Distinguished Service Order (DSO) or the Military Cross (MC). He conferred a doctorate of law on himself from Makerere University as well as the Victorious Cross (VC), a medal made to emulate the British Victoria Cross.[6][81]
https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idi_Amin
Amin's rule was characterized by rampant human rights abuses, political repression, ethnic persecution, extrajudicial killings, nepotism, corruption, and gross economic mismanagement
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Response to lunasun (Reply #18)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 05:40 PM

23. If you took Idi's name out of the last sentence....


Trump's rule has been characterized by rampant human rights abuses, political repression, ethnic persecution, extrajudicial killings*, nepotism, corruption, and gross economic mismanagement


* one could argue the past 3 years of mass shootings can be laid at his table.

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Response to lunasun (Reply #18)

Thu Aug 22, 2019, 09:35 AM

37. I've been expecting him to appear one morning in a

Military-style uniform, lots of ribbons anc medals for boffing Melania, etc.

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 04:11 PM

19. Holy shit that is so demented.

I hope that speech is seen by millions of vets. They need to understand how dangerously screwed up he is.

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 04:57 PM

20. His depravity knows nobounds. He has no internal controls and apparently everyone has ceded even tr

I could see him doing that; the Medal of Honor. The fact that he has no idea what honor is or how much of an insult it would be...to even float the idea means he’s considered it. Another Hitler parallel; designing your own special military uniform. At least Hitler had served and been wounded.

I dont know but I think there is something about courage under Fire or something. Something that ties it to actions during combat.

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 05:29 PM

22. This does not speak well of the Amvets.




Anyone who didn't puke and walk out should be ashamed. This is a slap in the face to all MOH awardees.

I never joined any vets organizations because from what I have seen all they do is sit around and drink beer and swap lies. But that is my opinion.

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 05:41 PM

24. He just needs a Generallissimo President For Life uniform. Those come equipped ...

...with a chestful of medals.

What a freaking embarrassment.

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 05:52 PM

25. Fuuuuucccckkk you Donnie

Congrats on being the worlds biggest asshole.

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 06:14 PM

28. Did the audience just sit there clapping like seals, or run him out of the building?

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Response to Hoyt (Reply #28)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 06:43 PM

29. Here's the video

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Response to jayschool2013 (Reply #29)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 06:45 PM

31. Best laugh of the day.

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Response to jayschool2013 (Reply #29)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 09:57 PM

35. I think it was more like this

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Response to maxrandb (Reply #35)

Thu Aug 22, 2019, 09:30 AM

36. Genius NT

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Response to Mrs. Overall (Original post)

Wed Aug 21, 2019, 06:44 PM

30. No but you can fuck yourself Donald

n/t

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