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Postby Sammy Sofa » Sun Apr 15, 2018 12:24 pm

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There’s been some tough competition lately for the dumbest thing a politician has said, but Republican Gov. Matt Bevin of Kentucky is definitely in the running after an outrageous comment on Friday about a budget protest by teachers.


The governor was so outraged by the votes in both chambers of the state legislature that he told reporters the teachers’ protest probably had caused a child somewhere in the state to be sexually assaulted.

“I saw a lot of people hanging out, shoes off even early in the morning, hanging out, smoking, hanging out, leaving trash around, taking the day off,” Bevin said. “You know, here’s what’s crazy to me: You know how many hundreds of thousands of children today were left home alone? I guarantee you somewhere in Kentucky today a child was sexually assaulted that was left at home because there was nobody there to watch them. I guarantee you somewhere today a child was physically harmed or ingested poison because they were home alone, because a single parent didn’t have any money to take care of them.”


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Postby NOLA » Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:01 pm

treebird wrote:do you guys actually know anyone in the military or is this one of those things where we show respect for the troops by pretending they aren’t mostly extremely conservative people who love trump?

A few family members, yes. I’m not trying to argue that the military is full of liberals. I’m just pushing back on the notion that enlisted are largely jumping in harm’s way because they’re Trumpsters. Even if it was a half joke, that’s idiotic.
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Re: Politics & Current Events

Postby CoolHandLuke » Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:30 pm

Sammy Sofa wrote:https://splinternews.com/kentucky-governor-claims-teacher-protests-caused-childr-1825265614

There’s been some tough competition lately for the dumbest thing a politician has said, but Republican Gov. Matt Bevin of Kentucky is definitely in the running after an outrageous comment on Friday about a budget protest by teachers.


The governor was so outraged by the votes in both chambers of the state legislature that he told reporters the teachers’ protest probably had caused a child somewhere in the state to be sexually assaulted.

“I saw a lot of people hanging out, shoes off even early in the morning, hanging out, smoking, hanging out, leaving trash around, taking the day off,” Bevin said. “You know, here’s what’s crazy to me: You know how many hundreds of thousands of children today were left home alone? I guarantee you somewhere in Kentucky today a child was sexually assaulted that was left at home because there was nobody there to watch them. I guarantee you somewhere today a child was physically harmed or ingested poison because they were home alone, because a single parent didn’t have any money to take care of them.”


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So it sounds like he should be all for paying them at least a fair babysitter's wage.
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Postby CyHawk_Cub » Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:00 pm

The Sarah Huckabee-Sanders-led Ministry of Disinformation needs to get better


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Postby Sammy Sofa » Sun Apr 15, 2018 4:41 pm

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Sammy Sofa wrote:https://splinternews.com/kentucky-governor-claims-teacher-protests-caused-childr-1825265614

There’s been some tough competition lately for the dumbest thing a politician has said, but Republican Gov. Matt Bevin of Kentucky is definitely in the running after an outrageous comment on Friday about a budget protest by teachers.


The governor was so outraged by the votes in both chambers of the state legislature that he told reporters the teachers’ protest probably had caused a child somewhere in the state to be sexually assaulted.

“I saw a lot of people hanging out, shoes off even early in the morning, hanging out, smoking, hanging out, leaving trash around, taking the day off,” Bevin said. “You know, here’s what’s crazy to me: You know how many hundreds of thousands of children today were left home alone? I guarantee you somewhere in Kentucky today a child was sexually assaulted that was left at home because there was nobody there to watch them. I guarantee you somewhere today a child was physically harmed or ingested poison because they were home alone, because a single parent didn’t have any money to take care of them.”


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So it sounds like he should be all for paying them at least a fair babysitter's wage.


I was struck by his weirdly specific scenarios. Might be a projecting Roy Moore-type who snuck in.
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Postby UK » Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:05 pm

The hype about Cohen going to Prague and confirming collusion as this is some game changer is unlikely.

The media seems to forget Trump Jr. meeting with the Russians to get dirt on Hillary. Then subsequently lying about it, getting caught in the lie, and following it up with a fictional letter from Trump.

Their reason for not saying it was collusion was b/c they did not get any info.

When did this not become collusion?
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Postby NOLA » Sun Apr 15, 2018 11:46 pm

UK wrote:The hype about Cohen going to Prague and confirming collusion as this is some game changer is unlikely.

The media seems to forget Trump Jr. meeting with the Russians to get dirt on Hillary. Then subsequently lying about it, getting caught in the lie, and following it up with a fictional letter from Trump.

Their reason for not saying it was collusion was b/c they did not get any info.

When did this not become collusion?

I think it’s important to see Cohen’s lie as another big part of an overall damning case, just like Donnie Jr’s lie was, and the story conjured on the plane, and Flynn’s connections, and on and on.
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Postby DiceMan4221 » Mon Apr 16, 2018 7:32 pm

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DiceMan4221 wrote:This reads like a Cohen Brothers script or something.

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