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Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:01 PM

When was the last time, under circumstances like this, that a President didn't address the Nation?

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Reply When was the last time, under circumstances like this, that a President didn't address the Nation? (Original post)
Raven Jan 2020 OP
Eliot Rosewater Jan 2020 #1
C_U_L8R Jan 2020 #2
cwydro Jan 2020 #4
xmas74 Jan 2020 #24
cwydro Jan 2020 #32
Polly Hennessey Jan 2020 #29
cwydro Jan 2020 #30
madaboutharry Jan 2020 #7
dem4decades Jan 2020 #3
UniteFightBack Jan 2020 #13
RockRaven Jan 2020 #5
abqtommy Jan 2020 #6
jberryhill Jan 2020 #8
tinrobot Jan 2020 #9
greatauntoftriplets Jan 2020 #10
Wellstone ruled Jan 2020 #11
DemocratSinceBirth Jan 2020 #12
Stuart G Jan 2020 #17
Va Lefty Jan 2020 #33
Raine Jan 2020 #14
Stuart G Jan 2020 #15
bdamomma Jan 2020 #16
still_one Jan 2020 #18
Dennis Donovan Jan 2020 #19
Haggis for Breakfast Jan 2020 #20
BlancheSplanchnik Jan 2020 #25
doc03 Jan 2020 #21
Takket Jan 2020 #22
BuffaloJackalope Jan 2020 #23
grumpyduck Jan 2020 #26
MineralMan Jan 2020 #27
lapfog_1 Jan 2020 #28
Buns_of_Fire Jan 2020 #31
Peregrine Took Jan 2020 #34
sarcasmo Jan 2020 #35

Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:02 PM

1. He is scared to death, has NO CLUE at all what to do, yet it is simple really

If he does NOT retaliate, Iran will stand down, they will HAVE to...

This is simple, but rump is stupid, very stupid and the biggest coward who EVER lived.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:03 PM

2. Before radio and television.

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Response to C_U_L8R (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:04 PM

4. I remember it took Bush a long time during 9/11.

We kept wondering where is the president.

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Response to cwydro (Reply #4)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:53 PM

24. I remember

But it was a different situation. It was an attack on our mainland and he was on the road at the time. They had to get him to safety and then waited until there were facts to report.

I'm no fan of his but it was the correct action.

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Response to xmas74 (Reply #24)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 11:02 AM

32. I still think he should have spoken sooner.

Iím sure they have the capability no matter where he is.

I think it was a situation (for him) similar to what dotard is in - he had no fucking clue what to do.

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Response to cwydro (Reply #4)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 10:54 AM

29. Stop making excuses for tRump.

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Response to Polly Hennessey (Reply #29)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 11:00 AM

30. Excuse me?

I was answering a question the OP posed.

Get a grip Polly.

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Response to C_U_L8R (Reply #2)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:04 PM

7. The would speak through the written word.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:03 PM

3. Honestly, i don't mind not seeing his face and hearing his lies.

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Response to dem4decades (Reply #3)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:10 PM

13. I'm relieved I don't need to hear his ugly ass tonight. nt

 

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:04 PM

5. When those 4 Americans were killed in Nigeria/Mali or wherever, did Trump fail to

address it publicly in a timely fashion if at all? I don't recall specifically, but I suspect that is so.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:04 PM

6. We don't have a President, we have tRUMP. That's something we should never forget...

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:05 PM

8. Who wants to hear from him?

 


I never understand these posts that call for Trump to address the nation on a matter of substance.

He needs to shut the fuck up, sit the fuck down and let some adults sort this out.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:05 PM

9. If he were a real President, he would.

He's a reality TV star who has finally realized he's jumped the shark.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:05 PM

10. Spanky's too busy shitting his pants.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:07 PM

11. Diaper change.

Any response will be way over the edge.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:09 PM

12. Stalin went on a three day drunk after Germany attacked.

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Response to DemocratSinceBirth (Reply #12)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:13 PM

17. This I didn't know..If true it would be news to me..

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Response to Stuart G (Reply #17)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 11:11 AM

33. I don't know about going on a 3 day drunk but according to Kruschev

A week after the start of Barbarossa, the Germans captured Minsk. Stalin was in his HQ with leading Soviet generals and officials when he received the news. After being unable to contact generals on the front lines due to a communications issue, Stalin reportedly proclaimed "All that which Lenin created, we have shat away" and stormed out of the room. He retreated to his dacha for 2 days. When Molotov, Beria, and other top Soviet leaders arrived at his house, Stalin asked them, "have you come to shoot me or to arrest me?"

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:12 PM

14. No one wants to hear from him

is what was being said when it was announced he was going to give an address.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:12 PM

15. I know nothing...but have a guess. Trump was going to announce the next step in

getting the country ready for war...Putin may have talked him out of making that announcement on TV.

Postponing or not talking to the nation at all, might be a sign of de-escalation of this. Maybe..If there is no war, then it doesn't matter to me how it was stopped.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:12 PM

16. He is sending

in Pence. Trump is a fucking coward. Period.

I just wish he would have a medical emergency tonight. Enough is enough.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:18 PM

18. In this case it might be a good thing

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:18 PM

19. Strange happenings at the WH tonight per reports

People running in and out. There was an address planned, but pulled back at the last minute. Chaos.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:28 PM

20. Sorry, folks, but I WANT to hear from him.

I am old enough to remember every president, going back to Eisenhower, going on telly to explain to us WHAT has happened, WHY it has happened and WHAT the course of action toward resolution will be.

I want to hear evidence, facts, proof. "Imminent" does not tell me shit. I want to know WHAT was "imminent" and I am NOT content or willing to take this fucknozzle's word for it. I want to see the intelligence that lead to this. I want to know WHEN assassination of a foreign leader became a part of our national foreign policy. If this is now an "option" that is on the table, then it will be on the table for other nations to implement as well.

I want to know HOW that unsigned letter the Iranians received that stated the US was de-escalating managed to escape the WH and get out. This WH has more leaks than a GODDAM sieve and is constantly retracting what was said just hours ago. Officials and Senior Advisors are constantly contradicting one another. WHO THE FUCK IS IN CHARGE OF THIS COUNTRY RIGHT NOW ?

I am sick of seeing this blithering idiot running roughshod over our laws and wiping his fat ass with our Constitution. Informing Congress of his actions via twitter IS NOT GODDAM ACCEPTABLE. Nor is it the law. Listen up, trumpie, this is not your personal sandbox. This is a nation of laws, institutions, and time-honored procedures, protocols and policies.

This kind of bumbling incompetence and the confusion it generates is what leads to the escalation of WARS.

There is no room in 2020 or anywhere in this world for this kind of paralyzing stupidity.

If we're going to see flag-draped caskets coming into Dover, we DESERVE some GODDAM answers.

And we deserve them right GODDAM NOW.

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Response to Haggis for Breakfast (Reply #20)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 10:39 AM

25. 👏🏾

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:28 PM

21. He is probably busy talking to Putin and Hannity nt

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:29 PM

22. i don't know but his stupid mug is the last thing america needs to see right now

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Tue Jan 7, 2020, 10:36 PM

23. Previous Presidents weren't sniveling cowards

 

Or they could at least hold it together long enough to pretend not to be.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 10:45 AM

26. What the fuck is he going to say?

Another shitload of self-serving bullshit?

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 10:47 AM

27. Maybe he couldn't get through to Putin to get his instructions.

Seriously, Putin is traveling in the Middle East.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 10:48 AM

28. In the White House

sit room... I wonder if Donny do-do is screaming for drone strikes on Iran and the "generals" are refusing to follow orders... and the cult people around Trump are figuring out that they can't let the world and especially the US people see what is going on.

I really don't see the Donald being rational right now.

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 11:01 AM

31. He's still locked in the bathroom. Still refuses to come out. nt

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 11:16 AM

34. I can see and hear him right now....sooo somber, long face, long pauses

uber dramatic reading. Ugh!

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Response to Raven (Original post)

Wed Jan 8, 2020, 11:20 AM

35. Putting on Trump's pound of makeup takes three hours. The address wouldn't have

happened until about 11 PM.

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