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If you think Trump is now out of control, just realize that he will continue to spin out of control at an increasing rate.

What do you think Trump will do next?
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moksha wrote:What do you think Trump will do next?

Have a heart attack.

Wait, was this a prediction thread or a wish thread?
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I think Trump will step up his effort to obstruct all investigations. The Justice Department will aid in this obstruction because its underlying purpose of carrying out justice has been subverted.

I think Trump is sufficiently amoral and unhinged to seek some form of martial law/civil insurrection/foreign military intervention before he is booted out of office.

Before that time, I imagine Congressional Republicans and Fox News will move to Defcon 4.5 (total hysteria and prevarication mode) in support of Trump.
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I think Trump is going to be acquitted by the Senate, and in the meantime, we'll continue to get looneytunes rants. More so, I mean. Ordinary looneytunes rants will continue unabated until a few weeks before the election, because he knows how to shut up when he has to.

In a free and fair election, Trump probably has a decent shot at winning. Maybe slightly under 50% if I were betting on conditions right now?

But Trump has given every indication that we're not gonna get a free and fair election per se. We were one whistleblower away from Trump successfully sock-puppeting a foreign country into manufacturing a scandal against his opposition that I have approximately zero doubt the media would've ran with.

How much interference is coming after the Senate acquits Trump and enshrines him above the law? I don't know, but enough to probably make him the favorite.

If Trump loses anyway? I don't know. I know there'll be some tension over whether he'll step down. The odds that he'll declare the election illegitimate due to "irregularities" and set off another constitutional crisis are less than 50%, but somewhere above 0%.

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My personal nightmare scenario is that Trump is down enough in the polls that Russia uses it's well-documented penetration of our poorly defended election systems to hack in the Democrats favor. Evidence of said hacking is then uses to prove the Democratic presidency is illegitimate. Not exactly likely, but not unthinkable either.

That Republicans are out in the open kneecapping basic efforts to defend against documented penetration of our election systems and the public reaction to this so far has been a confused shrug concerns me a tad.

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moksha wrote:If you think Trump is now out of control, just realize that he will continue to spin out of control at an increasing rate.

What do you think Trump will do next?


Well. He's really good at giving perceived enemies nicknames:

“Crooked Hillary," “Shifty Shiff,” “Sleepy Joe,” “Little Marco,” “Lyin’ Ted,” “Low Energy Jeb,” “Crazy Bernie,” “Pocahontas,” “Little Rocket Man” (now his pen pal), “Sloppy Steve,” “Jeff Flakey,” “Al Frankenstein,” and Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown got some pretty nifty monikers.

So. I think the first Republican who is a big hitter will get the next nickname.

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Not to be outdone the world has created an astonishing 409 nicknames for the Commander in Queef:

https://www.findnicknames.com/nicknames ... ald-trump/

70-Year-Old Toddler: Given by Charles M. Blow and Samantha Bee on Full Frontal with Samantha Bee.
Adolf Twitler: A pun on Adolf Hitler.
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Perfume on my Mind wrote:
moksha wrote:What do you think Trump will do next?

Have a heart attack.

Wait, was this a prediction thread or a wish thread?

I've actually thought about Trump having a heart attack. I doubt if he takes very good care of himself. And I don't think he's ever been this cornered in his life. So all of the stress, with his weight and diet...it's a possibility.

Quite frankly, the last thing I want for Trump is to die. I don't want to see him take a shortcut from justice.
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Doctor CamNC4Me wrote:Not to be outdone the world has created an astonishing 409 nicknames for the Commander in Queef:

https://www.findnicknames.com/nicknames ... ald-trump/

Genghis Can’t: Given by Michael R. Burch because unlike Genghis Khan, the Donald is not equipped to rule the world.
Gentle Donald: Given by Ted Cruz.
God: Given by Jay Leno.
Godzilla, with Less Foreign Policy Experience: Given by Stephen Colbert on The Late Show.
Golden Wrecking Ball: Given by Sarah Palin.
Gossamer-Skinned Bully: Given by Graydon Carter.
Government Expander: Given by Glen Beck.
Grandpa ____: Given by Kyle Bunch.
Groper-in-Chief: Given by Nicholas Kristof.


Grifter-in-Chief

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Kellyann Conway's husband George had a good one for Trump: Demented Donald.
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MeDotOrg wrote:Quite frankly, the last thing I want for Trump is to die. I don't want to see him take a shortcut from justice.

I completely understand this sentiment, but it assumes Trump will actually see justice. I have my doubts.
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Well, he's tweeting up a storm:

https://theweek.com/speedreads/871559/t ... tweets-day

Trump set the single-day tweeting record of his presidency just five days after the impeachment inquiry began, suggesting across 48 tweets and retweets on Sept. 29 that his impeachment would cause a "civil war" and attacking Fox & Friends host Ed Henry 18 times. He then set another record last Friday, hitting "59 total tweets, including 33 in just 20 minutes," The Post writes. That included the announcement that Kevin McAleenan was leaving his spot as acting homeland security secretary.


I know I'm posting into the wind, but is there a point where even people on the Right can see he's a clear and present danger to our country? No?

And over the weekend, State and Energy Department officials were quietly reviewing plans for evacuating roughly 50 tactical nuclear weapons that the United States had long stored, under American control, at Incirlik Air Base in Turkey, about 250 miles from the Syrian border, according to two American officials.

Those weapons, one senior official said, were now essentially Erdogan’s hostages. To fly them out of Incirlik would be to mark the de facto end of the Turkish-American alliance. To keep them there, though, is to perpetuate a nuclear vulnerability that should have been eliminated years ago.

“I think this is a first — a country with U.S. nuclear weapons stationed in it literally firing artillery at US forces,” Jeffrey Lewis of the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies wrote last week.


They know exactly who they're shelling. This is spinning out of control quickly.

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Doctor CamNC4Me wrote:This is spinning out of control quickly.

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This will pose an interesting question for future political scientists as to whether events related to Trump's policies can spin out of control as fast as Trump himself.
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I just want to go on record here because I didn't answer the OP question when you posted it, mok. This was my immediate thought.

moksha wrote:If you think Trump is now out of control, just realize that he will continue to spin out of control at an increasing rate.

What do you think Trump will do next?


Start a war.

How close did I get, eh?
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Jersey Girl wrote:
moksha wrote:What do you think Trump will do next?


Start a war.

How close did I get, eh?

If you would have added both start a war and make a huge policy blunder, you could have won the large plush pug on the top row. Still, these matching knit coasters are quite nice.
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moksha wrote:
Jersey Girl wrote:Start a war.

How close did I get, eh?

If you would have added both start a war and make a huge policy blunder, you could have won the large plush pug on the top row. Still, these matching knit coasters are quite nice.


I was so close! I'll take the coasters!
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Two of Trump's biggest lies can be found in the phrase "Stable Genius".
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moksha wrote:If you think Trump is now out of control, just realize that he will continue to spin out of control at an increasing rate.

What do you think Trump will do next?


On a serious note he’ll keep doing what he’s doing. Trump is essentially stateless. When you’re talking about billionaires you’re talking about people who view the state as an impediment to their aims.

Now, someone like subgenius or ajax18, won’t comprehend what I’m saying, but I’ll give it a shot anyway. Think about money being the magic thing that can extend your life by a second. One dollar in your bank account equals one second of extended life starting now.

1 million seconds equal 11 and 1/2 days.

1 billion seconds equal 31 and 3/4 years.


That's the difference between a millionaire and a billionaire. You can get to the point where you have so much money you never look at price tags again and not be a billionaire.

Now think about the fact that there are billionaires out there who have several billion, tens of billions, and one can only form the conclusion that to be a billionaire, to be swimming in money while schools struggle to get funding, or people get bankrupted by medical bills, you have to be a raging sociopath. The state is simply the vehicle through which they pacify and then utilize the masses systemically. American exceptionalism is a salve our Grifter in Chief peddles while he pursues his and other billionaires’ agendas.

And the worst thing is people like subgenius or ajax18 defend this, because they see themselves not as middle or working class but as "temporarily embarrassed billionaires" to the point that they identify more with these people than the hurt, the suffering, and the dying.
____ the 1%.

So, what does Trump do next? He simply decides he’s above the law because he’s always been above the law. He’s above morality because he’s never been subject to a consequence he didn’t engineer. He brags about not paying taxes, or sexual assault, or whatever. Why? That money buys a freedom we’ll never comprehend, and it builds allegiances that are far from our flag. Anything that falls outside this reality of networking or sycophancy is deemed a threat and labelled an enemy, because Trump and his ilk are the state. Not an idea. Not an elected government. Him. Billionaire strongmen. They’re the state, and nationalism is just tribalism where warlords hand out a few seconds here there, as they see fit, if it furthers their interests.

It’s a step backward, in the worst possible way.

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moksha wrote:If you think Trump is now out of control, just realize that he will continue to spin out of control at an increasing rate.

What do you think Trump will do next?


In light of the Soleimani assassination I thought Moksha’s question was as relevant as ever.

Hrm...

I think his next Adderall-fueled Twitter rant will include misspelling a well known historical figure’s name in order to denigrate Elizabeth Warren.

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Doctor CamNC4Me wrote:I think his next Adderall-fueled Twitter rant will include misspelling a well known historical figure’s name in order to denigrate Elizabeth Warren.

aka our average Tuesday.
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In his continuing attempts to secure the peace prize, Trump appoint Dennis Rodman ambassador to Korea Kim. I'm serious.

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