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Postby Freddy Rumsen » Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:41 pm

The Grifter Project folks are deeply serious people.


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Postby grunthy » Sat Aug 01, 2020 7:44 pm

I’m sure his children aren’t spoiled little **** s, and are real joy to be around.

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Postby Morkle » Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:11 pm

I bet Baron is low-key a chill kid. All his other kids are trash though.

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Postby Morkle » Sat Aug 01, 2020 8:59 pm

The office of Vice President Mike Pence used political pressure to get former Missouri governor Eric Greitens reinstated into the Navy despite those in command stating they wanted nothing to do with the scandal-plagued former SEAL, the Kansas City Star reported Saturday.

The Star obtained 850 pages of documents through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request which showed top brass at the Navy were extremely concerned with Greitens’ history, which included a 2018 felony charge of sexual misconduct and another felony charge for computer tampering. Though both charges were eventually dropped, Greitens, who won Missouri’s gubernatorial race as an unlikely outsider candidate in 2016, was forced to resign from office.

Emails revealed from the FOIA request show Vice Adm. Robert Burke, then the Navy’s Chief of Personnel, saying that if Greitens was not a civilian at the time of the allegations, the Navy would have prosecuted him under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. [...]

But according to the report, once Pence’s office placed a hand on the scale and began applying political pressure, the situation quickly shifted in Greitens’ favor.

In a Feb. 13, 2019 email which is believed to refer to Greitens, an executive assistant with the Naval Recruiting Command wrote, “Long story short, VPOTUS wants [redacted] to come work for him in D.C. but in a military capacity.” (The name of the email’s author was redacted along with the apparent reference to Greitens.) “The whole chain of command from SECDEF [the Secretary of Defense] on down are supportive of him coming in so we’re just trying to make this as painless and quick as possible.”

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Postby Freddy Rumsen » Sat Aug 01, 2020 9:10 pm

You got a link to this apparent story?


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Postby Morkle » Sat Aug 01, 2020 10:21 pm

So what’s this rumor that Trump had a medical episode today? Did he go to the hospital or something?

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Postby PFiDC » Sun Aug 02, 2020 1:21 am

Trouble in the holy land of Maryland.

My birthplace and the birthplace of LGP.com

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Postby Freddy Rumsen » Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:04 pm

This is depressing


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Postby DigitalGypsy66 » Sun Aug 02, 2020 2:18 pm

Yep, it's going to get bad here soon. We've already had one preemptive foreclosure house go on the market in our neighborhood. It was purchased in 2018, so I hope they have enough into it to not be underwater when it sells.

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Postby Faftorial » Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:26 pm

This is depressing


Lets see, who has the money and authority to step in and do something about this?

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Postby Freddy Rumsen » Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:46 pm

Bill Gates

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Postby shafnutz05 » Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:49 pm

Mayor Lightfoot has been insistent since the beginning that she has everything under control and has refused federal help. Well...



There is a sad irony that the number of black men, women and children being slaughtered has absolutely skyrocketed in every city across the country since the BLM protests/riots started. I think the elimination of police presence certainly hasn't helped.

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Postby Faftorial » Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:54 pm

Bill Gates
Yeah, but he'll require that you take his robot laden vaccine first.

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Postby Freddy Rumsen » Sun Aug 02, 2020 3:55 pm

But Chicago's gun deaths are just about Indiana gun laws.

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Postby Freddy Rumsen » Sun Aug 02, 2020 4:43 pm

Must be southern Germany. :pop:

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Postby Dickie Dunn » Sun Aug 02, 2020 5:28 pm

I’m just glad the pandemic is over.

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Postby MalkinIsMyHomeboy » Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:19 pm

sounds like a terrible Sci-Fi movie

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Postby MWB » Sun Aug 02, 2020 7:53 pm

I’m just glad the pandemic is over.
It had a good run.

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Postby Faftorial » Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:05 pm

I think I saw @Gaucho in that crowd.

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Postby Faftorial » Sun Aug 02, 2020 8:11 pm

A large group of Pac-12 football players threatened to boycott fall practices and games if demands related to safety, racial justice and compensation are not met by the conference. The players announced the unprecedented push for college athlete rights with a unified statement Sunday morning, and numerous players tweeted their support of the group’s mission.
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