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News Donald Trump Impeached for a Second Time

SF Kosmo

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About as classy as you squeeze out of Trump, but it's kind of like a girl telling you how much she loves you after she fucked her ex behind your back. He's trying to save the brand.

But I'm also not the audience. Hopefully the base is willing to take it at face value and not trying to decode messages in the curtains about who to lynch.
 

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It did make a good excuse for censoring him and impeaching him 2nd time making him unable to run again.

And deplatforming of Parler, purge against conservatives (bannings of 70k people on Twitter), now they are attacking Cruz and Howley and debating ending electoral colledge. It is convenient.
he can still run. He has to be convicted and punishment has to set that he can’t hold office for that to be true. Doubt even with the dem controlled senate they can get 2/3 which means it’s the same as last time. Just a black mark on his record.
 

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It's a good headline, but ultimately just a headline. The Senate will not vote yes on this even if McConnell lets it hit the floor.


Cruz, Graham and the others would rather die than admit that dear leader has done wrong.

Graham admits when Trump is wrong a lot. He wasn't wrong here, it's all bullshit. I want to say though, isn't McConnell not the majority leader anymore? Or he won't be after the inauguration, which is when they'll vote on it? He in fact had the ability to fast track it and he declined, so it will be after the inauguration when dems have all the power.
 

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Graham admits when Trump is wrong a lot. He wasn't wrong here, it's all bullshit. I want to say though, isn't McConnell not the majority leader anymore? Or he won't be after the inauguration, which is when they'll vote on it? He in fact had the ability to fast track it and he declined, so it will be after the inauguration when dems have all the power.
I'm confused. Who are you saying wasn't wrong here? Trump?
 

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He should. You are right. Still, everything he has done is always self-serving, its never selfless. This is no exception.

Doing the right thing is self-serving at times.

Like taking care of your physical and mental health. Like being good to your loved ones. Etc.
 
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Dat "bipartisan support"... So much for Trump "losing his grip" on the Republican Party. After all the hysteria and pearl-clutching, only 10 GOP House members voted against him. 197 supported him.

Being impeached twice by the Democrats should be worn as a badge of honour by a republican president: you must be doing something right if they want to get rid of you so badly.
I've been saying over and over that I think they will just make him stronger. Whether he is convicted or not, they just gave him a parting gift in the form of a house minority confirming that they still support his message enough to take a pass on the easy way out of the political shit storm they are currently in. Even if he is barred from running in 2024, I think its rather likely that whoever he supports gets the nomination. And there's at least two Republican reps who started auditioning today for him.

But that said, he brought the second impeachment on himself, so he doesn't get any pity from me. And it is certainly possible that being convicted causes people to tune him out before 2024. Its also possible for the Dems to actually pick up seats in the Senate from people like Romney switching parties, who were obviously just rebuked by the House Republicans pretty badly. That could be a HUGE win for the Dems since their guy from West Virginia will be constantly stuck choosing between party and re-election. But on the flip side to that, if Big Tech keeps up what they've been doing, and Trump is not convicted, he might become the odds leader for the 2024 general in Vegas.
 
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About time he unequivocally condemned the violence. It's better than nothing, because even once the Senate is 50/50 there's no way they're getting the 2/3 needed to convict.

That in mind, he could go a step further and show up for the inauguration as a show of unity and healing.
 

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It's occurred to me I need to convert to being a socialist, publicly.

I for one am happy and excited for our new rulers (please don't take my property) and I'm sure that the brilliant economic system where the state imposes morality on the population will work

(regardless of all the past genocides and failures)

Free speech never really worked anyway. Capitalism is doomed to fail, as the great good one Karl suggested.

All Hail socialism. All Hail President Biden. (please don't take my property)
 
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Nobody_Important

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It's occurred to me I need to convert to being a socialist, publicly.

I for one am happy and excited for our new rulers (please don't take my property) and I'm sure that the brilliant economic system where the state to imposes morality on the population will work

(regardless of all the past genocides and failures)

Free speech never really worked anyway. Capitalism is doomed to fail, as the great good one Karl suggested.

All Hail socialism. All Hail President Biden. (please don't take my property)

 

Agent_Nobody

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It's occurred to me I need to convert to being a socialist, publicly.

I for one am happy and excited for our new rulers (please don't take my property) and I'm sure that the brilliant economic system where the state imposes morality on the population will work

(regardless of all the past genocides and failures)

Free speech never really worked anyway. Capitalism is doomed to fail, as the great good one Karl suggested.

All Hail socialism. All Hail President Biden. (please don't take my property)

Socialism =/= Anti-Capitalism
Socialism =/= Communism
 
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Singular7

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Socialism =/= Anti-Capitalism
Socialism =/= Communism
Sure ;)

I'm so well read on this I just don't care to debate it at this point and I would likely get banned for going against official narratives. Enjoy socialism.

Time for non-socialists to go into a bubble and prepare for history to repeat.

(however, in case any algo is looking for non-socialists, I want to clarify: I am a socialist, I support justice and fairness, I apologize for looking out for individual interests in the distant past)
 
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And the band plays on. People seem to be quick to defend their sides and selves, but virtually nobody seems to be addressing that this polarization is deepening and the rupture is widening. This isn't being addressed in leadership at any level, and the people are even faster and faster to defend their positions and cast aspersions at the other side. That said, let the shit show continue:
 

SF Kosmo

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Dat "bipartisan support"... So much for Trump "losing his grip" on the Republican Party. After all the hysteria and pearl-clutching, only 10 GOP House members voted against him. 197 supported him.

Being impeached twice by the Democrats should be worn as a badge of honour by a republican president: you must be doing something right if they want to get rid of you so badly.
The Senate is a different animal. They have big donors to worry about, and they're less vulnerable to a challenge.

Moreover there's really no incentive for them to take a principled but controversial stand when the Democrats have the votes anyway. Even if they want him out they can be spineless and still trust that it will get done.

The Senate makes the final decision to convict and they need 67 votes to do it, so those votes are gonna be a lot more considered. They're gonna matter. And these senators are gonna have to think long and hard about what the path forward looks like for the country and the party.

Like 120 House Members voted not to certify the election but only 6 Senators. This is normal.
 
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Nobody_Important

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Yeah that's right. Trump didn't do a god damn thing wrong. That wasn't the point of my post though, I'm genuinely wondering if McConnell will still be majority leader.
He won't be. But how the hell can you look at the last 2 months and say with a straight face Trump did nothing wrong? That's lunacy.
 

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About time he unequivocally condemned the violence. It's better than nothing, because even once the Senate is 50/50 there's no way they're getting the 2/3 needed to convict.

That in mind, he could go a step further and show up for the inauguration as a show of unity and healing.

They probably won't even let him if he wants to. They are intent on completely destroying his life, not just politically. They're taking away his fuckin bank accounts. We're seeing people dropped from their insurance plans for being a donor to him. The lines are being drawn for total castration from society for him and all his supporters. I hope people realize how serious it is.
 

SF Kosmo

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About time he unequivocally condemned the violence. It's better than nothing, because even once the Senate is 50/50 there's no way they're getting the 2/3 needed to convict.

That in mind, he could go a step further and show up for the inauguration as a show of unity and healing.
I wouldn't say there's no way. The Republican caucus is coming to the table. But this won't be free.
 

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So where is the evidence Trump incited violence?
Hmmm . . . What about telling people that the elections they had was fraudulent with no proof what so ever even where the courts said there is no there there? Isn't that enough to make people rise up violently? Unfair elections has been used as a pretext for insurgency in countries all around the world.
 
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Folks care more about political theatre and using it to sling barbs at their opponents than getting anything done. Pretty sad.

But hey, at least this will continue to show everyone what a joke congress and the office of the president have become. Why should the populace care if this is how they want to spend their time? Why should the office of the president or congresses be respected when the highest elected officials don't?
 

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Just saw Levin on fox talk about it. He. Is. Bullshit. Talked about security of the capitol building and how it ultimately comes down to pelosi and mcconnell, who are now both shaking hands over the impeachment.
 

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Wow impeached on inciting Violence by the same fucking morons who called and applauded Riots all over the Country and some People here
actualy cheer for it.
Im sure they have your best interest at heart.
How fucking dumb can you get ?
 
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He won't be. But how the hell can you look at the last 2 months and say with a straight face Trump did nothing wrong? That's lunacy.

This article says it better than I could. Trump didn't mention violence, much less provoke it.


This impeachment is an absolute political sham. The elites are making sure they completely ruin Trump's life for daring to stand up to them. They are "the machine" and it's so frustrating to know that people who think they're raging against it are only oiling the cogs. He is banned from every online service and that will only continue spreading into real life as well. Democrats are calling for him and his supporters in the Senate to be added to the no fly list. They will stop at nothing to completely destroy him. What a disgusting time to be alive.
 
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Impeachment is now literally not a thing anymore. Whenever the party opposing the president's party has a House majority, they're gonna impeach him. The institutions are becoming more useless by the day.
 

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This article says it better than I could. Trump didn't mention violence, much less provoke it.


This impeachment is an absolute political sham. The elites are making sure they completely ruin Trump's life for daring to stand up to them. They are "the machine" and it's so frustrating to know that people who think they're raging against it are only oiling the cogs. He is banned from every online service and that will only continue spreading into real life as well. Democrats are calling for him and his supporters in the Senate to be added to the no fly list. They will stop at nothing to completely destroy him. What a disgusting time to be alive.
He's been providing comfort, support and encouragement to the more extreme element of his fan base for quite some time, 'fine people on both sides', 'stand back and stand by', (on Qanon) 'I understand they like me very much, which I appreciate.'.

Then the garbage about the election being 'stolen' from him, and all of it accompanied by increasingly inflammatory language.

Will he be convicted? I think that will be difficult to accomplish because Trump avoided explicit direction to be violent, largely so he that he could avoid responsibility.

However, only a fool could be shocked that it ended up as it did. He is responsible in a moral sense, even if he can slip away from accountability under the law.
 

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He's been providing comfort, support and encouragement to the more extreme element of his fan base for quite some time, 'fine people on both sides', 'stand back and stand by', (on Qanon) 'I understand they like me very much, which I appreciate.'.

Then the garbage about the election being 'stolen' from him, and all of it accompanied by increasingly inflammatory language.

Will he be convicted? I think that will be difficult to accomplish because Trump avoided explicit direction to be violent, largely so he that he could avoid responsibility.

However, only a fool could be shocked that it ended up as it did. He is responsible in a moral sense, even if he can slip away from accountability under the law.

Well I see you can repeat the same bullshit that's been spewed from every democrat for years and Biden repeated even though it was DEBUNKED. You leftists love using that word, debunked. The "fine people on both sides" line was completely debunked. He said, and I quote, "I’m not talking about the neo-Nazis and the white nationalists — because they should be condemned totally. But you had many people in that group other than neo-Nazis and white nationalists. Okay? And the press has treated them absolutely unfairly."

So you want to take your little out of context jabs and act like he supports things he doesn't support, whatever. It's bullshit, it's always been bullshit, but you spew a lie enough times, it doesn't really matter. You guys won. They rigged the election and despite oceans full of evidence, it didn't matter! You'll gladly give up democracy if it means getting rid of him. A billionaire who gave up his life of luxury to save the people of this country is totally ruined, and now we'll fall to communism and be owned by China. Congratulations.
 

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You ain't wrong. Same as how right wing networks treat Clinton though.

True. we need some insane witness testimony such as from the people around Trump that leaked that he was excited as he watched the riots and refused to stop it. Will republicans be able to block witness testimony again without the senate majority?
So now witness testimony is important 😂