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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Republicans in the Senate blocked a Bipartisan Bill introduced by Marco Rubio (r) and Chris Van Hollen (D) that would have automatically triggered sanctions within 30 days of the discovery of election meddling by foreign nations.

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Who else but Crapo crapoing in the punch bowl again.

#1 | Posted by tonyroma at 2019-12-11 01:51 PM | Reply

Russia loving traitor! Lock him up!

#2 | Posted by aborted_monson at 2019-12-12 03:04 AM | Reply

I am sure it only seems like the entire GOP is owned by Putin.

#3 | Posted by Nixon at 2019-12-12 06:46 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

"I think that President Trump has probably put more sanctions on the Russians than any president in our history," Crapo said.
LOL!!!!
Who knew Nullisniperamattressbozo was really Representative Crap-o

#4 | Posted by e1g1 at 2019-12-12 08:00 AM | Reply | Funny: 3

Traitor! All of his constituents are complicit traitors. I have no respect for him nor for any of his constituents.

#5 | Posted by danni at 2019-12-12 08:00 AM | Reply

What is wrong with these people?

#6 | Posted by donnerboy at 2019-12-12 11:43 AM | Reply

What makes you think partisans are going to "report" it?

I find when people are corrupt, no amount of laws protect the system.

This is perfectly clear in the IG report.

Its time to institute execution, without it the destruction of the country isn't far behind.

"I think that President Trump has probably put more sanctions on the Russians than any president in our history,"

Fact check ... TRUE....
foreignpolicy.com

#7 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2019-12-12 11:53 AM | Reply

"I think that President Trump has probably put more sanctions on the Russians than any president in our history,"
Fact check ... TRUE....
foreignpolicy.com

#7 | POSTED BY ANDREAMACKRIS

The article doesn't say that...

In fact, the only major sanctions put on Russia during Trump's term were brought by Congress. Trump begrudgingly signed them and delayed implementing them.

It took a literal act of Congress to FORCE Trump to sanction Russia.

What do you even post anymore?

#8 | Posted by Sycophant at 2019-12-12 12:09 PM | Reply

Mackris and Senate Republicans show the only two ways Republicans can win elections these days:
1. Lie.
2. Let foreign countries illegally help you.

#9 | Posted by Sycophant at 2019-12-12 12:10 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

More sanctions yes, on Russia no.

#10 | Posted by danni at 2019-12-12 12:22 PM | Reply

What utterly baffles me is how the right can spout bald faced lie after lie and their turd gobblers keep eating them. Democrats are NOT perfect but let us be real when I am talking about the right today I see and mean big lies on things everyone knows or should know as indisputable facts. This kind of BS takes me back to Bill Clinton and the Meaning of "Is" when he was being evasive about getting a BJ from Lewinsky. He was simply being evasive and everyone - I mean EVERYONE - knew it happened. This is so much worse and even sinister because these are outright lies about things that factually are a part of the open record.

This boils down to Propaganda (aka "Talkig points") and the nativity of the gobblers eating it up. They see it over and over. Personally I think there should be an investigation of several news outlets. I am all for freedom of speech but entertainment TV posing as news should be outlawed period. That does mean left of right gobblers.

Here are five basic rules of propaganda, courtesy of Norman Davies in his extraordinary book "Europe: A History":

- The rule of simplification: reducing all data to a simple confrontation between 'Good and Bad', 'Friend and Foe'.
- The rule of disfiguration: discrediting the opposition by crude smears and parodies.
- The rule of transfusion: manipulating the consensus values of the target audience for one's own ends.
- The rule of unanimity: presenting one's viewpoint as if it were the unanimous opinion of all right-thinking people: draining the doubting individual into agreement by the appeal of star-performers, by social pressure, and by 'psychological contagion'.
- The rule of orchestration: endlessly repeating the same messages in different variations and combinations.

#11 | Posted by GalaxiePete at 2019-12-12 03:46 PM | Reply

The article doesn't say that...
~ Snychophant

Does too.....

#12 | Posted by AndreaMackris at 2019-12-12 09:49 PM | Reply

#12
Does too...

So much easier than citing the actual words, eh Mackris?

#13 | Posted by oldwhiskeysour at 2019-12-13 04:08 PM | Reply

The Impeachment hearings showed how repeating lies can get people to believe them.

Once we got to the 5 minutes apiece section it was

Dem:Ask probative questions
Rep:Make declarative speech
Dem:Ask different probative questions
Rep:Make similar if not identical declarative speech

repeat until all speakers were finished.

While the republicans said the same thing over and over The Dems each asked unique questions. So the uninformed voter heard many things once from the dems but heard the same thing over and over from the reps. In some people's minds it becomes "I heard this from one Congressperson and that from another but this 3rd thing I heard 20 congresspersons repeat so it must be more solidly in evidence than the other things I heard even though it wasn't the witness saying it."

#14 | Posted by hatter5183 at 2019-12-13 04:38 PM | Reply

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