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President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered his administration to come up with a plan to aid US oil companies struggling with a massive supply glut and record low crude prices. “We will never let the great U.S. Oil & Gas Industry down,” Trump tweeted. Read full article


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  • Terence Hill

    Trump’s Entire Coronavirus Response Is Massive Political Corruption
    By Jonathan Chait

    Trump’s presidency has consisted of outrageously corrupt notions. Trump has never respected distinction between the federal government and the Trump Organization. He expects every federal employee, to advance his personal political agenda. The authority he has gained through the emergency …, and every sign indicates that Trump is already engaging in systemic abuse.
    Trump has treated the federal government’s supply of emergency medical equipment like he is walking around the neighborhood with a money clip, pulling out bills and patting grateful recipients on the cheek. Trump routinely threatens Democratic governors not to complain about his mismanagement if they want help from Washington, conflating the authority of the government with his own authority (“When they disrespect me, they are disrespecting our government”). He has used the precious supply of ventilators as contributions, allowing endangered Republican allies like Martha McSally and Cory Gardner to hold them up as proof of their clout.
    When Congress handed Trump control of half a trillion dollars in spending authority, it insisted on establishing some loose oversight requirements. Trump has diligently trashed them. … it is not a coincidence that Trump is revisiting the pattern of abuse for which he was impeached. Trump believed he had a perfect right to take spending passed into law by Congress (in that case, military aid for Ukraine) and dangle it for a political benefit. He has correctly interpreted the near-unanimous acquittal vote by Republicans as a green light to repeat the crime.
    Republicans are communicating their willingness to help Trump cover up his corruption. They have not raised a peep about Trump’s subversion of oversight, let alone demanded any measures to hold him accountable.

    Apr 22nd, 2020 - 01:02 pm - Link - Report abuse -2
  • Chicureo

    Gollum (Sméagol Trahald)

    I also have an editorial from the respected writer, Isaiah:

    “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness, who put bitter for sweet and sweet for bitter!”

    As an admirer of savoring cuisine and great knowledge, it seems appropriate.

    Seeing the extreme passionate dislike by a basement dwelling Canadian, I anticipate thoroughly enjoying the delightful emotion of schadenfreude of November 3rd.

    In any case, despite all the polling, Biden will not be elected as the next American President. Mario Cuomo or another respected Democrat might topple him, but the current 77 year old candidate looks like he's suffering from dementia”...

    (Note that the editorial is found on 5:20 and schadenfreude is probably more correctly defined as Trumpenfreude...)


    Apr 22nd, 2020 - 04:37 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • NativeAngeleno

    The illiterate who refers himself to Gollum (Tolkien was never so dumb) is Exhibit A of the witless wisdumb throughout the shrinking minority of Trump disciples, dumber than a box of rocks, currently adumbrated by approximately 6 million sane voters nationwide over this last year's polling for the next president Joe Biden. And i am NOT a Democrat! Imbeciles who cannot count, aka Trump supporters, dismiss those polls with their usual faith in their Unerring God Stupidity, drinking hydroxychloroquinone by the bucketful on orders from their Messiah, Donald Braindead---i can only wish they all would.

    Attn “Gollum”, continue to disbelieve science by guzzling Dr Quack's Miracle Cure every day till you die, which with luck should take about 2 days. And BEGONE, Worthless Stooge, like the rest of your fellow Red Staters, contracting and disseminating the plague among yourselves, gathering in mobs of 50-100 bellowing reinstatement of their freedumb to gather together and die. ASAP!

    Apr 22nd, 2020 - 05:48 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Chicureo


    Why you angrily attack the illiterate Gollum (Terence) is baffling, because he's an avowed Trump hater. (I imagine he's sulking in his mother's basement right now.)

    He suffers from the same illness that you indeed have as well — the frightening and disabling: Trump Derangement Syndrome...

    I'm halfway into an outstanding Carménère this early and your observation is truly great entertainment...

    Unless you consider Chile a “Red State”, you're barking up the wrong tree.

    Consider yourself, along with Gollum, to be another delightful source of schadenfreude on the evening of November 3rd.

    As I mentioned, if the haters had chosen a viable candidate, Trump could have been easily ousted. If the DNC is smart, they'll nominate someone else — although there is some wild speculation that Joe will choose Michelle Obama, which could indeed be a game changer... Perhaps Stacey Abrams instead...

    Please NativeAngeleno, kindly share with all the readers — more of your insightful thoughts.

    ...especially your final beautifully crafted and extraordinary thoughtful long sentence...


    Apr 22nd, 2020 - 09:53 pm - Link - Report abuse +1
  • Terence Hill

    Chicureo the Advocator of the Avocado, Psychological Transferee, Narcissist, Criminal Libeller, & the Spam King
    “Woe to those who call evil good and good evil ...“ WoW, that's strong against a writer for having an opinion that doesn't sit well with you. Well, I hate to give you the news, but you're a bonafide fascist. But, we both knew that.
    New York Magazine Media Bias | AllSides
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    New York Magazine's bias is considered to be liberal. Despite the fact that New York Magazine's readers reside in a location that many consider to be liberal, in the 1990s, the magazine chose Tucker Carlson, a conservative talk-show-host, as the company's primary national correspondent.
    ”Evil to him that would do evil ...“ ”Religion began when the first scoundrel met the first fool.“ — Voltaire
    ”The illiterate who refers ...” Do you often post to people that don't exist?

    Apr 22nd, 2020 - 10:05 pm - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Chicureo


    My comments seems to have awoken Gollum - Sméagol from its subterranean lair!

    Again the creature shows its perverted toilet fixation which probably is somehow related to a Freudian cognitive psychology and what what is directly shown in Freud's anal stage. The creature's adoration of its inflatable long dong silver doll is obviously also proof of what is a Freudian Phallic stage — that indicates Gollum's anal-retentive demented personality. (This from Wikipedia.)

    I find Sméagol's argument regarding Mercopress for slander, fails to deny the criminal Canadian Crown Court records — very telling as well... You'll also note Gollum no longer attempts to deny that the dodgy beer tankard means nothing...

    If only the pathetic liar would just admit it's crimes and apologize...


    Apr 23rd, 2020 - 02:41 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    Chicureo the Advocator of the Avocado, Psychological Transferee, Narcissist, Criminal Libeller, & the Spam King
    Which shows you and your fellow reactionary as unmitigated liars. You and he also are the only parties who knew, and are obsessed with “inflatable long ...” whatever
    “Jack Bauer Proof less, Truth less, Psychological Transferee, & Nasty Little Pervert
    ”Remember to kiss Long-Dong goodnight” I thought struck, me as to who or what is this you're babbling about? So I googled it. Lo and behold, now you've exposed as to how you have been spending your recreational time, you nasty little pervert Hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha”
    https ://
    ”Argument regarding Mercopress for slander(sic)” You mean your criminal libelling is a matter of record.
    At the following link I'm being abused by you of false allegations of criminal behaviour.

    Apr 23rd, 2020 - 10:45 am - Link - Report abuse -3
  • Chicureo

    NativeAngeleno and Gollum - Sméagol

    They just released a new App for your smartphones — that I know you'll both greatly enjoy:

    Apr 23rd, 2020 - 07:15 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Terence Hill

    Chicureo the Advocator of the Avocado, Psychological Transferee, Narcissist, Criminal Libeller, & the Spam King
    “The dodgy beer tankard means nothing...”
    “Photograph with the 1963 date shows how how incredibly pathetic his claim is ...”
    Oh what shame I get to show again what a lying bag of shite you really are.
    https ://

    Apr 23rd, 2020 - 09:30 pm - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Chicureo

    NativeAngeleno and Gollum - Sméagol

    I thought you'd both appreciate me offering an olive branch and yet, you the Canadian basement dweller, continues to attack me regarding a dodgy tankard...

    If you'd like, I'll be very happy to share many delicious healthy and nutricious avocado toast recipes... Great for reducing stress!

    Apr 24th, 2020 - 12:53 am - Link - Report abuse -1
  • Terence Hill

    Chicureo the Advocator of the Avocado, Psychological Transferee, Narcissist, Criminal Libeller, & the Spam King
    “Continues to attack me regarding a dodgy tankard...” Your choice of words still reveals you as liar.
    “dodgy - dishonest or unreliable” according to my Mac Dictionary Version 2.2.2, is anything but a peace offering.

    Apr 24th, 2020 - 01:50 am - Link - Report abuse 0

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