The WH Transition Thread --- all things Trump to Biden until Inauguration

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Yup.

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Post by Johnnie » Thu Jan 14, 2021 12:56 am

Yup. She ain't bullshitting about security measures and having to have a spidey sense when it comes to out of place stuff -- especially on deployment.
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Yup. She ain't bullshitting about security measures and having to have a spidey sense when it comes to out of place stuff -- especially on deployment.
Here's to her appreciating the chain of custody / chain of command on these things. Cuz this cat's out of the bag. It needs to be fed.

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Post by psunate77 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:37 am

Sadly this won’t change the senators thought process but it’s good to see.


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Post by psunate77 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 8:45 am

Good little thread by Maggie on the President and last night. Seems like he is in such denial and the next week could be rocky since he didn’t wanna fan flames of violence. Hopefully cooler heads will prevail. I’m still worried how dangerous he will become post-president.


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Am I the only one who thinks that Godzilla is showing some hot ass here?

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Rex wrote:
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Am I the only one who thinks that Godzilla is showing some hot ass here?
First place I went too.

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So, assault but not murder (yet)?

I guess they don't have good video yet of the actual beating that killed the officer?
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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So, assault but not murder (yet)?

I guess they don't have good video yet of the actual beating that killed the officer?
Those three charged did that to a different officer than the one who was beaten to death.

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tennbengal wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:43 am
Steve of phpBB wrote:
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So, assault but not murder (yet)?

I guess they don't have good video yet of the actual beating that killed the officer?
Those three charged did that to a different officer than the one who was beaten to death.
Thanks.

So the guy in the photo with a red fire extinguisher - that wasn't Sicknick being assaulted? (Just another assault on a cop by the Back the Bluers?)
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Chester FD must be proud that he is wearing their logo while assaulting federal LEOs.
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Chester FD must be proud that he is wearing their logo while assaulting federal LEOs.
I thought fire departments and police hated each other. Did Rescue Me lie?!??!?!
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Post by mister d » Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:27 pm

From the ones I know, they do, but in an uncomfortable sibling rivalry way. They'll kick the shit out of each other, but kick the shit out of you even harder if you fuck with the other.
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Also, if you know the Philadelphia area, Chester might be the absolute last place you'd expect a white bigot to come from.
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Steve of phpBB wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:45 am
tennbengal wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:43 am
Steve of phpBB wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 11:40 am
So, assault but not murder (yet)?

I guess they don't have good video yet of the actual beating that killed the officer?
Those three charged did that to a different officer than the one who was beaten to death.
Thanks.

So the guy in the photo with a red fire extinguisher - that wasn't Sicknick being assaulted? (Just another assault on a cop by the Back the Bluers?)
Correct, not Sicknick.

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mister d wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:28 pm
Also, if you know the Philadelphia area, Chester might be the absolute last place you'd expect a white bigot to come from.
If we’ve learned anything, it’s that the only place we wouldn’t expect to have white bigots would be a place with no white people at all.
And his one problem is he didn’t go to Russia that night because he had extracurricular activities, and they froze to death.

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Steve of phpBB wrote:What are they going to do, though. Storm Congress? The Department of Justice building?

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Post by mister d » Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:54 pm

I just looked and they've corrected. He was a Chester firefighter who lives (for now) in Upper Chichester.
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mister d wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 1:27 pm
From the ones I know, they do, but in an uncomfortable sibling rivalry way. They'll kick the shit out of each other, but kick the shit out of you even harder if you fuck with the other.
It's a huge rivalry in NYC, but I love your sibling rivalry analogy. I think this is a thing in big cities, but I don't see it in smaller cities or towns. I'm sure it exists in some towns because of the individuals, but I think they more appreciate the partnership in a small town.
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Post by mister d » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:25 pm

Yeah, FDNY and former NYPD are my reference points above. I learned they call the firefighters "hose draggers".
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Post by The Sybian » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:26 pm

I'm sure you were all watching live, but I enjoyed watching this clip of Meghan McCain coming to the realization that her party IS the party of Trump and GOP Congressmen are disgusting shills.


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Post by tennbengal » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:40 pm

Was it the Arizona Republican censure of her mother that helped her figure it out?

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I'm sure you were all watching live, but I enjoyed watching this clip of Meghan McCain coming to the realization that her party IS the party of Trump and GOP Congressmen are disgusting shills.


Made it through ten seconds before her glitter eye makeup started triggering a migraine.
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Post by Nonlinear FC » Thu Jan 14, 2021 2:43 pm

Not that there aren't a bunch of reasons not to take her seriously, but...

WTF with the stripper eye shadow glitter?
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Post by Square Rob » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:19 pm

Looking forward to the crazies making the inauguration completely unsafe and then right wing politicians using low turnout as proof that Trump won.

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Post by psunate77 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:23 pm

Jim Acosta just reported on CNN that some staffers are leaving today with portraits of former Presidents, some guy was carrying a statue out.. WTF?

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Post by Pruitt » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:26 pm

my sister - who works for a Senator - tells me that their office staff has been encouraged to work from home until the Monday after the inauguration.
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Post by psunate77 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:31 pm

Murkowski must have gotten some nasty emails and calls.. Last week she was switching parties and was 100% Trump needed Impeached, now tho..


I would not put her down as a Yes..

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Square Rob wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:19 pm
Looking forward to the crazies making the inauguration completely unsafe and then right wing politicians using low turnout as proof that Trump won.
They've completely shutdown the Mall for next Wednesday (probably on both days on either side, too).

So, I mean, I wouldn't put it past Fox to try and pull that, but it will be mocked ruthlessly.
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Nonlinear FC wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:34 pm
Square Rob wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:19 pm
Looking forward to the crazies making the inauguration completely unsafe and then right wing politicians using low turnout as proof that Trump won.
They've completely shutdown the Mall for next Wednesday (probably on both days on either side, too).

So, I mean, I wouldn't put it past Fox to try and pull that, but it will be mocked ruthlessly.
Yeah, but the base will eat it up and not hear the other side. Trump will absolutely love it, not comprehending that healthy people don't care about stupid shit like who had the bigger crowd. He will either eat it up that he is more popular than Biden, or he will take pride that his deplorables ruined Biden's day.
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Post by L-Jam3 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:43 pm

I couldn’t get past the stripper eyeshadow either, but she mentioned that a poll showed 30-odd percent of Republicans hope he forms his own party. That really would be the best thing, wouldn’t it? That would completely kill any GOP elective power. Am I being too optimistic?
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Nonlinear FC wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:34 pm
Square Rob wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:19 pm
Looking forward to the crazies making the inauguration completely unsafe and then right wing politicians using low turnout as proof that Trump won.
They've completely shutdown the Mall for next Wednesday (probably on both days on either side, too).

So, I mean, I wouldn't put it past Fox to try and pull that, but it will be mocked ruthlessly.
Yeah, what nonlinear said, Pents. Everyone over in the DMV knows to avoid DC for the inaugural - all the politicians are asking people to steer clear.

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Post by Nonlinear FC » Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:10 pm

Not trying to be pedantic, but I'm on various regional security calls and stuff.. It's not just asking people to stay away, they have completely shut the Mall down to the public. Not a suggestion, a mandated stay off the damn lawn decree.

Talking about low crowd attendance for next week is pretty much the same thing as comparing crowd size at NBA or college games with Before Times crowd sizes. Just going to make the person making that argument look like a fucking moron.

Have it at. I'm done worrying about the Post-Factual idiots out there.
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Post by psunate77 » Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:06 pm

I see Theft Charge in a WH Staffers future
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L-Jam3 wrote:
Thu Jan 14, 2021 3:43 pm
I couldn’t get past the stripper eyeshadow either, but she mentioned that a poll showed 30-odd percent of Republicans hope he forms his own party. That really would be the best thing, wouldn’t it? That would completely kill any GOP elective power. Am I being too optimistic?
I think it would depend on what the Dems next move was. I'd love to see more than just two parties, but if the Trump right broke off and corporate money worked to merge the remaining Republicans with the center Dems, it could end up worse overall?
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