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Old 02-13-2017, 11:48 AM
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More lunacy from this wacknut, Stephen Miller.

"Senior White House policy adviser Stephen Miller made the rounds on the Sunday talk shows shows over the weekend, and his comments about voter fraud have earned him justifiably dim reviews. The Washington Post's Philip Bump and Fact Checker Glenn Kessler dealt with those claims in depth.
But amid all the baseless and false statements about electoral integrity, Miller did something even more controversial: He expanded upon his boss's views of whether judges are allowed to question President Trump's authority. And at one point, Miller even said Trump's national security decisions "will not be questioned."

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.13a6bfa15b14
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Old 02-13-2017, 12:01 PM
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Notable "lefty" Jennifer Rubin, author of 'The Right Turn' takes the young Stephen Miller apart in her op-ed today.

'In Stephen Millerís world, reality is beside the point' WP

https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs...=.172672891cc2
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Old 02-13-2017, 03:10 PM
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Their credibility took a serious hit since they came under control of the CIA.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/norman...b_4587927.html

When I say serious hit I mean something on the order of the hit Enron stock took in 2001.

However I wouldn't call them a "lefty"echo chamber.

I would call them a Neo-liberal warmongering Clintonista echo chamber.
Sometimes it is just obvious what a news outlet is doing.
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Old 02-13-2017, 03:30 PM
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Sometimes it is just obvious what a news outlet is doing.


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Old 02-13-2017, 03:53 PM
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More lunacy from this wacknut, Stephen Miller.

"Senior White House policy adviser Stephen Miller made the rounds on the Sunday talk shows shows over the weekend, and his comments about voter fraud have earned him justifiably dim reviews. The Washington Post's Philip Bump and Fact Checker Glenn Kessler dealt with those claims in depth.
But amid all the baseless and false statements about electoral integrity, Miller did something even more controversial: He expanded upon his boss's views of whether judges are allowed to question President Trump's authority. And at one point, Miller even said Trump's national security decisions "will not be questioned."

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.13a6bfa15b14
Further from this specious WaPo article:

Miller is basically arguing that it doesn't need to be constitutional -- or, more specifically, that anything Trump decides to do when it comes to national security is inherently constitutional, regardless of whether it targets a specific religion or anything else.

Uh, no, he's not "basically arguing" that at all. I happened to catch Miller on TV yesterday, and he said nothing of the sort.

Then the WaPo article goes on to try make some fake news. The article quotes Sen Flake, as if he's responding to Miller's comments. He wasn't. He was responding to a question from CBS's J Dickerson about Trump's EO. Here's the quote from the WaPo BS article:

Given all of this, there can be no certainty about what the courts will eventually rule. But the Trump administration is taking things further than merely saying a few judges have overstepped their bounds in this one case. Miller seemed to be serving notice Sunday that the administration thinks the courts should play no role in reviewing any of Trump's decisions related to national security.

That makes even some Republicans uneasy.


"I mean, obviously, the president wants to keep the country safe. I recognize that. I think everybody does, and I applaud him for trying to do so," Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said on "Face the Nation" after Miller's appearance. "But, obviously, it needs to be constitutional, and it needs to be wise."


Here's the transcript from Sunday's Face the Nation show, which shows Dickerson asking Flake if what he thinks about the 9th Circuit's decision on the travel ban EO:

DICKERSON: And we go now to Arizona Senator Jeff Flake, who sits on the Foreign Relations and Judiciary Committee. He is in Phoenix this morning.

Senator, on this question of the travel ban, you were against it when it first came out. The White House has clarified some issues, particularly with respect to green card holders. So, what is your view of it now?

SEN. JEFF FLAKE (R), ARIZONA: I do think that it is constitutional. It is not a Muslim ban.

It is focused on countries, rather than religion or individuals. Having said that, I have been clear that I donít think that it is a good idea. I think that the message that it sends to our allies abroad and the countries that we need to work with is not a good one.

But I do think it is constitutional. And I hope that we will pause and reflect and see where we need to go from here.

DICKERSON: Do you think the president should start over and issue a new one?

FLAKE: Well, we will see.

I mean, obviously, the president wants to keep the country safe. I recognize that. I think everybody does. And I applaud him for trying to do so. But, obviously, it needs to be constitutional, and it needs to be wise.

We need to look and see where the real threats are, and base this on threats, and not so much just what was promised in the campaign.



Dickerson isn't even asking Flake about Miller's comments, and Flake is responding to a question about Flake's opinion on whether or not Trump should issue a revised EO. But Wapo spins Flakes comments to make it appear that Flake is talking about what Miller said earlier in the show.

WaPo has ZERO credibility. ZERO. But Bob, if you want to slavishly believe whatever they write, when its absolutely transparent that WaPo is reporting not the news but pushing their opinion somehow disguised as "fact checking", you go right ahead....

...but you'll do so with my pity.
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Old 02-13-2017, 03:57 PM
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Get your ass back to work or I'll tell your boss what you're doing on company time, HR boy.
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Get your ass back to work or I'll tell your boss what you're doing on company time, HR boy.
I can see you'd rather tell me to shut up than respond to the substance of the post. How enlightened of you.

In the meantime, fear not. I can walk and chew gum at the same time. Its not like blowing holes in your posts or WaPo's shoddy, biased reporting takes a lot of time, effort or concentration.
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Substance, my ass.
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Poor old Bob.
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I can walk and chew gum at the same time. Its not like blowing holes in your posts or WaPo's shoddy, biased reporting takes a lot of time, effort or concentration.
In other words you've got one of those non jobs where you can cork off most of the day.

And here I was thinking you were a type A and now I find out you're a fellow slacker just like me.

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