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Old 30 January 2018, 16:02
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Kicking off a thread for tonight's commentary. What do you think the POTUS will have to say? What do you think of the content? What about the message to our neighbors and more importantly, our enemies? I'm hoping he hits it out of the park. My expectations are something less than that.
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Old 30 January 2018, 16:07
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My expectations are something less than that.
You actually have expectations, so that's cool. Be positive dude. I stopped expecting things some time ago.

I have found all pols to be long-winded cheerleaders. But they seem to not like work.

It's kind of like what I give up for Lent. It is the same thing every year.

Hope.
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Old 30 January 2018, 16:18
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The SOTU has become a caricature of it's original purpose. It was supposed to look like a CEO presenting an annual report to the board of directors. Here's what we did, here's why, here are the results, and it only cost this much.

What it's devolved into is a 2 hour partisan boastful propagandized applause-fest with a sprinkling of silly gestures from the opposition. I especially hate the guests in the gallery used as props (Sorry to at least one of you on the board who've been in that position-- I gotta call 'em like I see 'em. It's meant as no reflection upon you personally) . I don't think ANY of that was the original intent.

Where two or more are gathered, you'll find a politician in their midst, taking advantage of the opportunity (how's THAT for the all-time best misquote?).

I'll probably watch it, but I won't like it.
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Old 30 January 2018, 16:21
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At the end of his speech he says "Will the following people please stand up." After reading the list of names, he then says "You are all under arrest" as the crooks are cuffed and stuffed.

A guy can dream, right?
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Old 30 January 2018, 16:26
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At the end of his speech he says "Will the following people please stand up." After reading the list of names, he then says "You are all under arrest" as the crooks are cuffed and stuffed.

A guy can dream, right?
BOOM! wish granted (well partly anyway), Fox news just announced that Congressman Paul Gosar contacted the US Capitol Police as well as AG Sessions asking they consider checking the identification of all entering the SOTU address and arresting any illegal aliens in attendance!!
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Old 30 January 2018, 16:27
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At the end of his speech he says "Will the following people please stand up." After reading the list of names, he then says "You are all under arrest" as the crooks are cuffed and stuffed.

A guy can dream, right?
That would be beautiful....
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BOOM! wish granted (well partly anyway), Fox news just announced that Congressman Paul Gosar contacted the US Capitol Police as well as AG Sessions asking they consider checking the identification of all entering the SOTU address and arresting any illegal aliens in attendance!!
Hahahaha WINNING

I was wondering how an illegal would get into what I presumed would be a highly secure environment

One of POTUS guests is an ICE agent, be some funny shit if he arrested Pelosi's guests
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Are there associated drinkings games for watching it on CNN or MSNBC?

Last one not passed out wins?
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Are there associated drinkings games for watching it on CNN or MSNBC?

Last one not passed out wins?
I like that.

-Every time someone boos(because the Dems will), take a drink.

-Every time POTUS does that weird circle thing with his thumb and forefinger while making a point-take a drink

-For every time the camera stops on Shumer or Pelosi-take a drink

-For every hyperbolic thing POTUS mentions while taking credit for every great thing in the world-take a drink

If you do that, you won't make it past the first 30 minutes
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President Trump spoke in a understated tone at Davos. It will be interesting to see him use that style when needed during the SOTU. However there are some points that will require a more direct style. Specifically addressing the growing evidence that the many agencies within the government are being used as a weapon against the citizens and for partisan purposes.

Finally I really look forward to President Trump recognizing Albuquerque Police Officer Ryan Holets. Outstanding man and police officer who is walking the walk.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.a5df75fb5483
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Will they be live tracking the Fact Checkers?
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I like that.

-Every time someone boos(because the Dems will), take a drink.

-Every time POTUS does that weird circle thing with his thumb and forefinger while making a point-take a drink

-For every time the camera stops on Shumer or Pelosi-take a drink

-For every hyperbolic thing POTUS mentions while taking credit for every great thing in the world-take a drink

If you do that, you won't make it past the first 30 minutes
You'd be dead before the opening applause stopped.
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He wont, but I hope he walks in with a MAGA hat on :-) obviously not a place or event to wear a baseball hat, but what a way to troll the lefties and make their heads explode.
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I think he is gonna knock it out of the park. Seems a lot of Dems are not showing up. Some sort of last minute boycott. Not that I blame them. Nothing but bad shit tonight for them.

The highlight of the night will be Maxine Waters giving the rebuttal speech. That fucking idiot will be well worth watching just for the comedy of the stupid shit she is bound to say....LOL
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Old 30 January 2018, 20:05
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I think he is gonna knock it out of the park. Seems a lot of Dems are not showing up. Some sort of last minute boycott. Not that I blame them. Nothing but bad shit tonight for them.

The highlight of the night will be Maxine Waters giving the rebuttal speech. That fucking idiot will be well worth watching just for the comedy of the stupid shit she is bound to say....LOL
Up here in the northeast we get to hear another Kennedy act like an ass in his rebuttal. Fucking Socialist.
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I'm hoping he hits it out of the park. My expectations are something less than that.
I expect that he will. He does not lack as a public speaker, and knows how to stirr up a crowd. I predict another excellent and passionate speech, yet not so passionate that it becomes un-presidential. He's got this.

Then Maxine Pelosi, Anderson Scarborough, and the rest will insult it for a day and a half 'till the memo is released.
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Old 30 January 2018, 20:43
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I think he will surprise everyone. he is a businessman, and wants to work for the citizens of the USA. I will read cliff notes tomorrow.
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Picking up 4 big bottles of Lagunita's Hop Stupid and watching it.

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I think he is gonna knock it out of the park. Seems a lot of Dems are not showing up. Some sort of last minute boycott. Not that I blame them. Nothing but bad shit tonight for them.

The highlight of the night will be Maxine Waters giving the rebuttal speech. That fucking idiot will be well worth watching just for the comedy of the stupid shit she is bound to say....LOL

What a Bitch! I can't stand to look at her much less listen to her.

I've said this about Debra Wasserman Shultz and the same applies to Waters.

I would purchase the pay per view to see her waterboarded.
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