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Certainly a plot thickener if true.


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SDHornet wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:26 pm
Certainly a plot thickener if true.

Reading the bios of the reporters, I’m not holding my breath.
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BDKJMU wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 11:31 am
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Indeed, Trump does invite the grilling, it's what he does and is part of his schtick. With that said, the media does themselves no favors by adopting a less-than-rigorous grilling of Biden. It feeds into the idea that the media is favoring one candidate over another. The worry is that such favoritism will carry over into the new administration (assuming Biden wins) as they begin to govern.
Less than rigorous grilling of Biden? It's been no grill at all this campaign. Look who the media had conduct Biden's town hall. Stephanopolous was a member of the Clinton War Room. It would be like having Karl Rove conduct the Trump town hall.

Notice whenever the MSM has someone moderating the debates or town halls who has worked for one side of the aisle or the other, its almost always they've worked for the donks?
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Thats because Biden is communicating his position on issues, it makes grilling unnecessary. :coffee:
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houndawg wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 5:54 am
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Less than rigorous grilling of Biden? It's been no grill at all this campaign. Look who the media had conduct Biden's town hall. Stephanopolous was a member of the Clinton War Room. It would be like having Karl Rove conduct the Trump town hall.

Notice whenever the MSM has someone moderating the debates or town halls who has worked for one side of the aisle or the other, its almost always they've worked for the donks?
:roll:

Thats because Biden is communicating his position on issues, it makes grilling unnecessary. :coffee:
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kalm wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:15 pm
SDHornet wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:26 pm
Certainly a plot thickener if true.

Reading the bios of the reporters, I’m not holding my breath.
A story from the Conks in Asia...I wonder what their bios say. :lol:

Exclusive: Taiwan man pulled strings for Hunter Biden’s businesses in China
A Taiwanese businessman brokered investment deals in mainland China over the past decade for Hunter Biden, the second son of United States presidential candidate Joe Biden, the Apple Daily edition in Taiwan reported, citing an investigative report on Friday.

According to the 40-page English report that Apple Daily obtained exclusively, Taiwanese resident Michael Lin, 57, played an important role in arranging meetings between Hunter Biden and Chinese political and business figures.

Lin graduated from the department of international business at National Chengchi University in Taiwan and obtained a master’s degree from the school of management at Yale University in Connecticut. He worked for a number of securities firms after graduation.

In the past 10 years, he became a middleman helping to set up meetings and establish connections for the children of prominent American politicians so they could seek business opportunities in Taiwan and mainland China.

Hunter Biden visited China at least six times during the eight-year tenure of his father as U.S. vice president, and all the trips involved Lin as the middleman, records of the U.S. Secret Service showed.
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Even klam's man crush has questions. :rofl:


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SDHornet wrote:
Thu Oct 15, 2020 12:29 pm
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Thu Oct 15, 2020 9:34 am
Hunter Biden pursued deals with a major Chinese energy company including one that would be 'interesting for me and my family', new secret emails said to be from the presidential candidate's son claim.

He also struck a deal for $30 million plus bonuses 'based on introductions alone' over three years after his father left office, then was offered a 'much more lasting and lucrative arrangement.'

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/articl ... -firm.html

The article talks about an email and the breakdown of ownership of the company. 20% owned by Hunter plus 10% held by Hunter for the "big guy".

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Who's the big guy? Joe? :suspicious:
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Baldy wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 9:37 am
kalm wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 5:15 pm


Reading the bios of the reporters, I’m not holding my breath.
A story from the Conks in Asia...I wonder what their bios say. :lol:

Exclusive: Taiwan man pulled strings for Hunter Biden’s businesses in China
A Taiwanese businessman brokered investment deals in mainland China over the past decade for Hunter Biden, the second son of United States presidential candidate Joe Biden, the Apple Daily edition in Taiwan reported, citing an investigative report on Friday.

According to the 40-page English report that Apple Daily obtained exclusively, Taiwanese resident Michael Lin, 57, played an important role in arranging meetings between Hunter Biden and Chinese political and business figures.

Lin graduated from the department of international business at National Chengchi University in Taiwan and obtained a master’s degree from the school of management at Yale University in Connecticut. He worked for a number of securities firms after graduation.

In the past 10 years, he became a middleman helping to set up meetings and establish connections for the children of prominent American politicians so they could seek business opportunities in Taiwan and mainland China.

Hunter Biden visited China at least six times during the eight-year tenure of his father as U.S. vice president, and all the trips involved Lin as the middleman, records of the U.S. Secret Service showed.
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BDKJMU wrote:
Sat Oct 10, 2020 6:38 pm
Wisconsin blocked from accepting mail-in ballots after Election Day
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/wiscon ... s-election
As is Michigan (as of now)
https://www.npr.org/2020/10/17/92493003 ... ection-day
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BDKJMU wrote:
Sat Oct 10, 2020 6:58 pm
Donks in PA are worried that too many Biden voters don’t know how to properly mail in absentee ballots.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics ... r-BB19R4ru
-Green Party not on the ballot in PA. Might be old news, but I didn‘t know. (advantage donks).

2016 PA 266+k absentee ballots. Expecting 3 million for this election.

-Above naked ballot law for absentee ballots (advantage conks).

Court order has ordered absentee ballots received up to 3 days past election day (as long as are postmarked by election day) to be counted. (advantage donks).

Conk controlled legislature passed legislation last month included -3 day head start for counties on processing ballots (donk wish).
-lifting the county residency restriction on party or campaign representatives who observe inside polling places (conk wish, as they don’t have enough poll watchers in some counties, esp donk stronghold of Philadelphia.
-banning drop boxes, used in 20+ of the 67 counties, including most heavily populated donk leaning. (conk wish).

Legislation going nowhere with donk Gov Wolf‘s threatened veto (advantage donks).

https://www.mcall.com/news/elections/mc ... utType=amp

Meanwhile, PA Supreme Ct to rule on question of whether counties should count mail-in ballots when a voter’s signature doesn’t match the one on their registration.
https://www.usnews.com/news/best-states ... ontext=amp
PA Supreme Ct is lib majority, so my guess is they will rule the signatures don‘t have to match (advantage donks).
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BDKJMU wrote:
Sat Oct 17, 2020 8:58 pm
BDKJMU wrote:
Sat Oct 10, 2020 6:38 pm
Wisconsin blocked from accepting mail-in ballots after Election Day
https://www.foxnews.com/politics/wiscon ... s-election
As is Michigan (as of now)
https://www.npr.org/2020/10/17/92493003 ... ection-day
Well, Trump did say that they should maybe extend the election out past Nov 3rd and Dems said he was trying to undermine our Democracy (Hildabeast's go-to line), so we had better stick to the deadline.
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SDHornet wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:26 pm
Certainly a plot thickener if true.

Things could change at any time but, so far, it looks to me like this whole Hunter Biden thing is getting people that are going to vote for Trump anyway excited but not having a perceptible impact beyond that population. I think most people expected this tactic and, also, I think most people thought it likely the Russians would try something like this.

We'll see what happens. It's not that this doesn't worry me at all. I don't think there is anything to it in reality but it could hurt. But I am more worried about the unusual voting circumstances associated with the COVID-19 thing.
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Here is a good analysis of the New York Post story situation:

https://www.npr.org/2020/10/17/92450686 ... r-giuliani

What we have is a former Sean Hannity Show Producer and Rudi Giuliani putting out stories that really do not provide evidence to support assertions.
From pillar to post, the tabloid asserted as fact things presumed to be true. While the headline links the former vice president to his son's business dealings, the story serves up no proof. It rests upon an email, supposedly from a Ukrainian businessman to the younger Biden, thanking him for "an opportunity to meet your father."
It's a nothing burger. Hopefully most people will realize that and we can get rid of the atrocity we now have in the Oval Office.
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Again I have to shake my head about how oblivious people in the Trump cult are. I was listening to NPR this morning and this Trump supporter compared Trump to Cassandra, the Prophetess of Troy. He said Trump keeps predicting things and they keep coming true but nobody believes him. I am thinking, "WTF?"

Let's review. On February 26, 2020, in referring to COVID-19 cases in the United States, Trump said,:
You have 15 people, and the 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero.


When he was promoting the Republican tax cut plan, he said:
The economy now is at 3%. Nobody thought it would be anywhere close. I think it could go to 4, 5, and maybe even 6%, ultimately.
First of all, I doubt nobody thought the economy could get to 3% since it grew at an annual rate of 3.1% in 2015. But, otherwise, how did that work out.

Trump and the Republicans claimed the tax cut would increase economic growth enough to create a situation where it would be revenue neutral or even increase revenue. It did not:

The economy now is at 3%. Nobody thought it would be anywhere close. I think it could go to 4, 5, and maybe even 6%, ultimately.

He said his China tariffs would bring a bunch of jobs back to the United States. Nope:

https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/20 ... 582529001/

And of course he said Mexico would pay for the wall.

This thing where people think Trump was right about things really perplexes me. Frankly, off the top of my head, I can't think of anything he was right about. There are some things that remain open to question such that he COULD end up being right. But I can't think of anything he has been unequivocally shown to be right about.

Oh and BTW: According to the numbers at https://www.macrotrends.net/countries/U ... ce-deficit the US trade deficit had declined for 5 consecutive years during 2012 through 2016 then increased during the consecutive years 2017 and 2018. 2019 isn't up yet. Do you think maybe Trump predicted his policies would cut the trade deficit? Didn't happen.
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The computer tech contacted the FBI about the laptop in September 2019. Why didn't the FBI do something back then and investigate? If that had happened there would be no October surprise for Biden. Would it have ended Biden's campaign for president during the primary? Without Biden would it be Trump vs. Bernie right now?
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HI54UNI wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:09 am
The computer tech contacted the FBI about the laptop in September 2019. Why didn't the FBI do something back then and investigate? If that had happened there would be no October surprise for Biden. Would it have ended Biden's campaign for president during the primary? Without Biden would it be Trump vs. Bernie right now?
Why did the computer tech contact the FBI?
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I think Trump should pardon Joe Biden. Show how magnanimous he really is.
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kalm wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:55 am
HI54UNI wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:09 am
The computer tech contacted the FBI about the laptop in September 2019. Why didn't the FBI do something back then and investigate? If that had happened there would be no October surprise for Biden. Would it have ended Biden's campaign for president during the primary? Without Biden would it be Trump vs. Bernie right now?
Why did the computer tech contact the FBI?
He saw some disturbing images and a number of emails that concerned Ukraine, Burisma, China and other issues
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SDHornet wrote:
Fri Oct 16, 2020 3:26 pm
Certainly a plot thickener if true.

:lol:
I can't believe it!!! I'm glad we have a POTUS who was never connected to someone so unethical and corrupt. This makes my decision that much easier.
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So.....Trump says he may leave the country if he loses? WHat a punk bitch. PUNK BITCH! It's a good joke...but jokes are based on some truths. He's an scared, insecure little man.
At a rally Friday night, he floated the prospect of fleeing abroad. “Could you imagine if I lose?” he said. “I’m not going to feel so good. Maybe I’ll have to leave the country, I don’t know.”
“We’ve learned over the last couple of months: Joe Biden is a corrupt politician,” Trump said to his supporters, “and the Biden family is a criminal enterprise.”
https://nymag.com/intelligencer/2020/10 ... ution.html

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics ... r-BB1a75L6

So....criminal enterprises are bad?
Not only has the Trump Foundation shut down for its misconduct, but the president has been forced to pay $2 million for misusing charitable funds for his own political gain.
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JohnStOnge wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 9:38 am
Here is a good analysis of the New York Post story situation:

https://www.npr.org/2020/10/17/92450686 ... r-giuliani

What we have is a former Sean Hannity Show Producer and Rudi Giuliani putting out stories that really do not provide evidence to support assertions.
From pillar to post, the tabloid asserted as fact things presumed to be true. While the headline links the former vice president to his son's business dealings, the story serves up no proof. It rests upon an email, supposedly from a Ukrainian businessman to the younger Biden, thanking him for "an opportunity to meet your father."
It's a nothing burger. Hopefully most people will realize that and we can get rid of the atrocity we now have in the Oval Office.
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kalm wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:55 am
HI54UNI wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 10:09 am
The computer tech contacted the FBI about the laptop in September 2019. Why didn't the FBI do something back then and investigate? If that had happened there would be no October surprise for Biden. Would it have ended Biden's campaign for president during the primary? Without Biden would it be Trump vs. Bernie right now?
Why did the computer tech contact the FBI?
Supposedly he saw things that disturbed him.

Take all of it FWIW.
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Biden just called a lid until Thursday. Has any candidate stayed in hiding for four days this close to an election?
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HI54UNI wrote:
Sun Oct 18, 2020 12:43 pm
Biden just called a lid until Thursday. Has any candidate stayed in hiding for four days this close to an election?
Who didn't see this coming? They have to keep him out of the spotlight so he doesn't dig a bigger hole in regards to Hunter. Don't want him calling someone, "Fat" and challenge them to push ups.

Expect Welker, the moderator, to give Joe the questions beforehand, just like when she gave Hillary spokeswoman a heads-up about Flint, MI.
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