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Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:24 PM

Is There A Greater Power At Work? - Something I Don't Understand?......

If Trump is supposed to be deranged, unhinged, doesn't have a clue, with dementia, a threat to humanity, etc - why is it that everyday he does just a little more to dismantle this government and our democracy. How does he get away with it? Is he smarter than we think and we are just deluding ourselves into thinking he's not? Or is there a greater power at work that is causing all this grief? Who or what is pulling Trump's strings? Why is it that he is still in power given all the crap he's pulled?

How is it that Trump gets away with all he has - since he began running for office? How is it that Harvey Weinstein was taken down by the MSM in less than a week - and all the talk of the same things that Trump did - has gone away?

I just don't get it. What is really going on here?

Can anybody shed some light on this?

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global1 Oct 12 OP
moda253 Oct 12 #1
wryter2000 Oct 12 #2
bearsfootball516 Oct 12 #3
enough Oct 12 #4
FSogol Oct 12 #5
brush Oct 12 #6
wasupaloopa Oct 12 #7
defacto7 Oct 12 #8
poli-junkie Oct 12 #9
Leith Oct 12 #10
kentuck Oct 12 #11

Response to global1 (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:27 PM

1. Oh he could be insane and still being used....

 

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Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:33 PM

2. Pretty much what moda said

He has Russia behind him and the Republican congress. If congress won't act, nothing will be done about him.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:34 PM

3. It's pretty simple

You asked how he's still in power after all the crap he's pulled.

1. Republicans control the House and Senate.

2. He has a very loyal base that will not leave him, ever.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:34 PM

4. He gets away with it because he and his people are every day doing what

his donors paid for. Dismantle regulations and the agencies that oversee them, shut down environmental protections, enable cruel and vindictive racist policies and enforce them, carry on the war against women and LGBT. Etc. etc.

His administration is functioning as desired by the Republicans.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:35 PM

5. Because the GOP is hiding behind the outrage, pushing their agenda forward.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 01:37 PM

6. Repugs control Congress and are determined to gift their rich clients with a tax cut.

They won't do anything until then, if anything.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 02:05 PM

7. He is useful to some very powerful people who couldn't care less what he does

to the country or you and me. These people have loyalty only to them selves.

They have the ability to ruin peoples lives or even get them killed.

To stop Trump the people who can have to risk everything for that cause.


Trump is a tool.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 02:40 PM

8. No one can shed light on anything, only speculate.

It seems everyone is focused on what congress is trying to pull off and it's certainly reasonable to do so. But anything congress passes can be changed. Anything the President orders can be nullified by another President, congress or the SC. That is why I think something else more grievous is in the works. Something that could make our system of government fail so the powers that be can call shots that cannot be changed.
Congress and this President are not the end game as I see it.

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Thu Oct 12, 2017, 02:44 PM

9. I just wish the Dems would call attention

to the dismantling on a weekly basis -- call a news conference every Thursday and shame 'em. I know voters didn't vote for this: tax cuts for rich; getting rid of ACA; killing the EPA; privatizing public education; outlawing abortion; etc. etc. Schumer and Pelosi should use their bully pulpits and force the media to cover the institutional destruction.

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Response to global1 (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 03:26 PM

10. It's a Mystery

Have you heard that speculation that what we think is reality is just a computer simulation? We might be some adolescent's school project, programmed not to notice the occasional glitch.

I never really believed it, but lately it's looking more like the school year is over, and the student decided to fuck with their simulation (us) by throwing in some monkey wrenches just to see how we matrix inhabitants will react. In a way, it would be better if that were the case.


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Response to global1 (Original post)

Thu Oct 12, 2017, 03:29 PM

11. Greed for power...

from the Republicans in his Party.

They want to keep their positions and they are willing to put the country at risk to do so.

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