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RE: Who should be in Trump's cabinet?
(11-17-2016 10:36 PM)nomadbrah Wrote:  What is this rumor with Romney?

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/11/17/romney-an...-says.html

Apparently discussing secretary of state - calling BS.

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https://theconservativetreehouse.com/201...y-adviser/

I had no idea General Flynn is a paid shill for Erdogan, very strange turn of events. So is he 100% confirmed as a National Security Advisor?
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RE: Who should be in Trump's cabinet?
Sessions officially accepts the role of AG

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-11-18...ey-general

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RE: Who should be in Trump's cabinet?
(11-18-2016 08:21 AM)greekgod Wrote:  Sessions officially accepts the role of AG

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-11-18...ey-general

Perfect pick. Rudy Giuliani for head of FBI. Fuck James Comey.
11-18-2016 10:38 AM
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(11-18-2016 10:38 AM)Enoch Wrote:  
(11-18-2016 08:21 AM)greekgod Wrote:  Sessions officially accepts the role of AG

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-11-18...ey-general

Perfect pick. Rudy Giuliani for head of FBI. Fuck James Comey.

Who do we even want for secretary of state at this point? If it isn't Sessions, or Newt, I thought maybe Guiliani? I sure as hell hope it isn't Romney, he is the king of cucks and was against Trump the entire election.

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Sessions as AG, Flynn in as National Security Advisor, Mike Pompeo is Director of the CIA.

From Mr. Trump's FB.

I don't like this Pompeo. Big time deep state/surveillance guy.

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I really don't like the nomination of Pompeo to Director of the CIA.
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(11-18-2016 12:11 PM)Slim Shady Wrote:  I don't like this Pompeo. Big time deep state/surveillance guy.

You're aware Trump says Snowden should be executed, right? Trump hasn't been pro-privacy at all, he's been pretty clear he's happy with a surveillance state. Expect a wall and so on, but don't expect him to treat the 4th amendment like the 2nd amendment.
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I know, but I don't like it (never did) and was hoping that he'd change his stance, especially after all of the Assange/WikiLeaks stuff.

(11-18-2016 01:05 PM)Phoenix Wrote:  
(11-18-2016 12:11 PM)Slim Shady Wrote:  I don't like this Pompeo. Big time deep state/surveillance guy.

You're aware Trump says Snowden should be executed, right? Trump hasn't been pro-privacy at all, he's been pretty clear he's happy with a surveillance state. Expect a wall and so on, but don't expect him to treat the 4th amendment like the 2nd amendment.

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(11-18-2016 02:29 PM)Slim Shady Wrote:  I know, but I don't like it (never did) and was hoping that he'd change his stance, especially after all of the Assange/WikiLeaks stuff.

(11-18-2016 01:05 PM)Phoenix Wrote:  
(11-18-2016 12:11 PM)Slim Shady Wrote:  I don't like this Pompeo. Big time deep state/surveillance guy.

You're aware Trump says Snowden should be executed, right? Trump hasn't been pro-privacy at all, he's been pretty clear he's happy with a surveillance state. Expect a wall and so on, but don't expect him to treat the 4th amendment like the 2nd amendment.

There's some rumbling about Trump welcoming him home (even afters stating he was a bad person).

If Trump allows him a free path and a pardon to the US - that'd be amazing - although unlikely.

I'd like to be super picky about his choices - but his team knows better than me.

Now we see how the strategy moving forward plays out.

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Sessions most likely will be cleared to take his post thanks to Senate rules implemented by Democrats three years ago lol

http://www.politico.com/story/2016/11/je...ion-231602

Quote:If Sessions can clear committee, he’ll likely win a floor vote to become the nation’s top law enforcement official, GOP Senate insiders said. Republicans will likely have 52 votes in the next Congress, and Trump's Cabinet picks can't be filibustered because Democrats unilaterally changed Senate rules three years ago to eliminate the 60-vote threshold for most nominations.
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(11-18-2016 12:09 PM)eradicator Wrote:  
(11-18-2016 10:38 AM)Enoch Wrote:  
(11-18-2016 08:21 AM)greekgod Wrote:  Sessions officially accepts the role of AG

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-11-18...ey-general

Perfect pick. Rudy Giuliani for head of FBI. Fuck James Comey.

Who do we even want for secretary of state at this point? If it isn't Sessions, or Newt, I thought maybe Guiliani? I sure as hell hope it isn't Romney, he is the king of cucks and was against Trump the entire election.

Jim Webb would be my pick. Sos or SoD.
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A note on Flynn, I'm beginning to like this guy even more! Big Grin

http://www.elle.com/culture/career-polit...r-success/

Donald Trump's Pick for National Security Advisor Ran an Office That Told Women to Wear Heels and Makeup
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Quote:President-elect Donald Trump has reportedly offered the post of national security advisor to retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, a former intelligence officer who served the same advisory role during his campaign. According to The New York Times, he already has been the subject of criticism for his Islamophobic remarks and outright lying about Sharia law in the United States. But, naturally, that's not all.

The Daily Beast points out that in 2013, the website Muckrock uncovered a presentation from Flynn's office that dictated exactly how female employees must look while they were in the office. A "Dress for Success" fashion presentation at the Defense Intelligence Agency, which Flynn directed at the time, had vastly different expectations for men and women.

If you were a man, you got instructions like matching your belt to your shoes, and to avoid wearing any jewelry. You also heard that dark suits looked more authoritative, pinstripes beat solids, and bold-colored ties were a good idea.

But if you were a woman, you got a whole slew of advice that boiled down to shaming. "Brunettes can wear more intense colors than blondes," "consider your body type," and "accentuate the positive/disguise the negative" were just some of the tips. "Do not advocate the 'Plain Jane' look," the presentation read. "Makeup helps women look more attractive." In general, women were told to wear skirts, nail polish, and heels at all times.

At the time, Flynn reportedly sent a memo to DIA employees distancing himself from the presentation:

"I apologize to the entire workforce for the unnecessary and serious distraction of this 'Dress for Success' briefing. I've now seen it and I too find it highly offensive. Neither the agency nor I condone this briefing and I only hope the intention to execute this task was pure of heart and intended to help … but even smart people do dumb things sometimes. That said, no one is going to be taken to the wood shed over this. They'll require some counseling (to be sure) on what it means to think before you act. I trust that is what happened in this case. Enough said."
A spokesperson for the DIA told U.S. News at the time that the presentation was voluntary and put together by an employee:

"It was an informal event that an employee put together, a briefing on 'How to Dress for Success.' The presentation was neither mandatory nor directive in nature. Participation was voluntary, and the presentation was given to a very small audience."
Gen. Flynn was fired after just one year running the DIA. After several years, he came back into the public sphere to criticize how the government handled radical Islam, and he was an early backer of Trump's campaign. But the Times notes that former coworkers said he has such a tough time with the truth that he often spouts out completely baseless "Flynn facts." Sound familiar?

Women shouldn't have dress codes is all I heard. Sounds like he isn't much for the bulldykes! Big Grin Banana

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(11-18-2016 07:47 PM)John Michael Kane Wrote:  A note on Flynn, I'm beginning to like this guy even more! Big Grin

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Let's not forget General Flynn's son, Michael G. Flynn Jr. He is like us.
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AMEN! I'll always support @infowars @Rambobiggs @RealAlexJones @PrisonPlanetMichael
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No. He shares the truth unlike you @CNN don't be mad cause yall are gasping for air and we are WINNING https://twitter.com/CNNPolitics/status/7...4498127873
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Michael Flynn's son, who serves as his chief of staff, regularly pushes conspiracy theories and obscene memes online http://cnn.it/2g15qZ6
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Alright, time to identify yourself Michael Flynn Jr.
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One interesting thing about Flynn Sr. is that he praised Gorilla Mindset on Twitter.


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Via Vox Day:
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Did some reading up on Mattis. He actually looks pretty damn good for Secretary of the War Department.

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Had to look up "Mad Dog" Mattis. Name sounded familiar and sure enough, I remember reading about Obama forcing him into an early retirement a few years ago. Below is an old article on Mad Dog's quotes, which is worth reading.

Quote:The Best From ‘Mad Dog Mattis’
16 best quotes from the retiring Gen. James Mattis

BY: Washington Free Beacon Staff
March 18, 2013 3:16 pm
[Image: Mattis-James-AP.png]
Gen. James Mattis, known to his troops as “Mad Dog Mattis,” is retiring after 41 years of military service.

The Marine Corps Times is calling Mattis the “most revered Marine in a generation.”

Mattis has been commander of the United States Central Command since 2010 and led the 1st Marine Division into Iraq in 2003.

According to reports, President Barack Obama decided to force the Marine Corps legend out early because he rubbed civilian officials the wrong way, and forced them to answer tough questions regarding Iran.

Mattis was an inspirational leader of men and his powerful words will go down in history.

Here are some of the best words that the “Mad Dog” has had to offer:

1. “I don’t lose any sleep at night over the potential for failure. I cannot even spell the word.”

[Image: James-Mattis-AP.jpg]

2. “The first time you blow someone away is not an insignificant event. That said, there are some assholes in the world that just need to be shot.”
http://www.businessinsider.com/general-m...013-1?op=1

3. “I come in peace. I didn’t bring artillery. But I’m pleading with you, with tears in my eyes: If you fuck with me, I’ll kill you all.”

4. “Find the enemy that wants to end this experiment (in American democracy) and kill every one of them until they’re so sick of the killing that they leave us and our freedoms intact.”

[Image: Mattis-Speaking-Flickr.png]

5. “Marines don’t know how to spell the word defeat.”
http://www.businessinsider.com/general-m...013-1?op=1

6. “Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet.”

7. “The most important six inches on the battlefield is between your ears.”

8. “You are part of the world’s most feared and trusted force. Engage your brain before you engage your weapon.”
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/co...tisltr.jpg

[Image: Mattis-2006-flickr.png]

9. “There are hunters and there are victims. By your discipline, cunning, obedience and alertness, you will decide if you are a hunter or a victim.”
http://www.businessinsider.com/general-m...013-1?op=1

10. “No war is over until the enemy says it’s over. We may think it over, we may declare it over, but in fact, the enemy gets a vote.”
http://www.defensenews.com/article/20100...mes-Mattis

11. “There is nothing better than getting shot at and missed. It’s really great.”

12. “You cannot allow any of your people to avoid the brutal facts. If they start living in a dream world, it’s going to be bad.”

13. “You go into Afghanistan, you got guys who slap women around for five years because they didn’t wear a veil. You know, guys like that ain’t got no manhood left anyway. So it’s a hell of a lot of fun to shoot them. Actually it’s quite fun to fight them, you know. It’s a hell of a hoot. It’s fun to shoot some people. I’ll be right up there with you. I like brawling.”
http://www.cnn.com/2005/US/02/03/general.shoot/

14. “I’m going to plead with you, do not cross us. Because if you do, the survivors will write about what we do here for 10,000 years.”

15. “Demonstrate to the world there is ‘No Better Friend, No Worse Enemy’ than a U.S. Marine.”
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/co...tisltr.jpg

16. “Fight with a happy heart and strong spirit”
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/co...tisltr.jpg
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Anyone got some background on what Mattis' foreign policy view is? His views toward intervention and such? Still good that such a strong and highly respected man among the military seems to be in the mix for the job though.

I'm more worried about this Mnuchin guy. Former Goldman (so is Steve Bannon of course) but worse, has ties to Soros.

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(11-19-2016 06:45 PM)Libertas Wrote:  Anyone got some background on what Mattis' foreign policy view is? His views toward intervention and such? Still good that such a strong and highly respected man among the military seems to be in the mix for the job though.

I'm more worried about this Mnuchin guy. Former Goldman (so is Steve Bannon of course) but worse, has ties to Soros.

+1 - I was wondering the same thing and unable to find Mad Dog's foreign policy view. Only thing I came across is mostly a couple of videos, which I strongly encourage everyone to watch. He is an impressive politically incorrect badass.















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(11-19-2016 12:33 PM)budoslavic Wrote:  Had to look up "Mad Dog" Mattis.


If you are a civilian, you may be forgiven. If you are a military man--y'all chairforce "men" need to beat your face. Until I get tired.

You will get proconsul, I mean, General Mattis one way, or another.


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(11-17-2016 10:50 PM)kaotic Wrote:  
(11-17-2016 10:36 PM)nomadbrah Wrote:  What is this rumor with Romney?

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/11/17/romney-an...-says.html

Apparently discussing secretary of state - calling BS.

Hopefully you're right. I liked Mittens way back when he was the Governor of Mass (GOP governor in a Deep blue state). Through his virulent opposition to Trump and support for the NeverTrumpers, he was outed as a cuck. Therefore no way in hell should he become a Secretary of State. I hope it's the media being delusional again.

This was Mittens outreach to Black America:





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RE: Who should be in Trump's cabinet?
I saw a blurb in NYT that this is the dude who will likely be the point man for Trade in the Trump Cabinet:
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Dan Dimicco, a Metallurgical Engineer who was the CEO of Nucor Steel (largest steel company in America) for 13 years. After he retired he wrote a book on how the US economy is fucked up and it needs to get back to Manufacturing in order to be great again. Trump made him his trade adviser in the summer. I just bought the book on my Kidle (Sorry to support Bezos and Amazon, Redbeard!) so will report back after I check it out.

It's pretty fascinating how he has basically been pushing the Trump/Bannon 'Economic Populist" message for years now. Check this editorial he wrote in the WSJ back in 2009:
Quote:A Nation That 'Builds Things'
It's time to recognize we have trade competitors, not partners.
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Updated Dec. 15, 2009 6:51 p.m. ET
With the official unemployment rate at 10% and the real unemployment rate over 18% (accounting for people who can only find part-time employment or have given up looking for work), it's clear that job creation should be the country's top priority. That is why I firmly believe we need additional economic stimulus. But this time we need to do it the right way.

Here are three steps we can take that will move the economy forward without increasing the federal budget deficit. These steps will also dramatically reduce our trade deficit, promote genuine rules-based free trade, and position us to remain the world's leader.

•Replace foreign sources of energy with domestically produced energy. Oil imports account for about half of our trade deficit. Government policy must encourage drilling for oil and natural gas, foster the construction of dozens of new nuclear power plants, and help develop multiple forms of renewable energy like wind, solar and biomass.

Powering the economy with domestic oil and natural gas will not increase carbon emissions more than if we use imported fuels. But it will create millions and millions of jobs—great jobs in energy infrastructure and domestic manufacturing.

Tax revenues will pour in from all directions because of a massive effort to achieve energy independence. Increased domestic oil and gas production will thus reduce our budget deficit, national debt and interest payments on the debt, as well as our trade deficit.

It will take decades to transition to a low-carbon economy. But getting there does not require taxpayer dollars. It does require a cooperative effort by government and the private sector that would allow for the necessary increase in domestic exploration and production, and the building of more distribution infrastructure such as natural gas pipelines on a scale that will enable us to replace foreign energy sources, while we transition to a low-carbon economy.

• Balance our trade deficit. We need to correct the mercantilist and predatory trading practices of our principal trading competitors—yes, competitors not partners. These countries such as China won't be partners until they stop using opportunistic and illegal trade practices like currency manipulation, illegal subsidies and border-adjusted taxes (especially the value-added tax).

Ending these trade distortions will result in a resurgence of domestic manufacturing. It will also foster long-term, balanced, and healthy trade relationships.

This should be part of an overall government effort to refocus itself as a champion of U.S.-based manufacturing and the American middle class. This undertaking will be a major shift from recent decades, when the government ignored this responsibility.

• Rebuild outdated and unsafe infrastructure. The American Society of Civil Engineers has stated earlier this year that we need to spend $2.2 trillion over the next five years to improve our country's roads and bridges. The money to do so can come from unspent funds from the stimulus bill passed earlier this year, and from some of the revenues that will come from increasing our domestic energy production.

These policy changes by our government—in conjunction with leadership and financing from the private sector—will drive the creation of the more than 20 million jobs we need to rebuild our economy, our country, and our middle class. They will get us back to being a nation that makes and builds things.

We are being called to address and succeed at resolving the current economic crisis. Make no mistake: We must change our direction as a country for the betterment of current and future generations of Americans and, as a result, the rest of the world.

Let's seize this opportunity as one country—the government and private sector working together to overcome the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression.

Mr. DiMicco is chairman and CEO of Nucor Corporation, a steel producer based in Charlotte, N.C.

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I can't wait to see who Trump puts in charge of the Interior, Energy, Agriculture, Commerce, Trade etc. It's looking GREAT if guys like DiMicco are put in place.



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Trump meets with controversial school reformer Michelle Rhee as she is considered for Secretary of Education in his Cabinet


Quote:While Rhee, the daughter of Korean immigrants, worked in DC as the chancellor, she was given the power to change the under-performing city's school system under Mayor Adrian Fenty.

Quote:In 2008, she was featured on the cover of Time magazine with the headline, 'How to Fix America's Schools'.

Quote:However, the picture of her holding a broom offended and enraged teachers who felt as though the image showed her intentions of how she wanted to fix the school system by sweeping out the most experienced teachers, as she called for educators to be paid based on their performance and not by their tenure.


Quote:While Rhee worked in D.C., the high school graduation rates improved as well as the scores in standardized testing for math and reading.



Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-...z4QWDuxNyc


The Time Magazine cover of her.

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I like this woman already

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I remember hearing about Michelle Rhee back when she was first gaining traction as a public school reformer. Liberals had a pretty high opinion of her at the time that has since diminished because she's a Non-P.C. tiger mom type who really put the hammer down on a lot of funny business happening in schools.

Quote:Referring to the 266 teachers she laid off, Rhee told a national business magazine: "I got rid of teachers who had hit children, who had had sex with children, who had missed 78 days of school. Why wouldn't we take those things into consideration?" George Parker, president of the teachers union, called Rhee's statements "reckless," said they had no factual basis, and demanded that Rhee apologize to the 266 teachers for making these remarks.[29] Rhee, declined to apologize for her statement, claimed that one of the 266 dismissed employees had been accused of sexual misconduct, six had been suspended for using corporal punishment, and two had been absent without leave, while many others also had egregious time and attendance records.[30]

I can see why Trump is considering her. She's a no bullshit person who doesn't back down even while under establishment fire.


edit: I know a lot of people aren't thrilled about Mike Pompeo being named head of the CIA but he's also a no nonsense personality who's relentless. It's apparent now that these are attributes Trump looks for in his people. He doesn't want mindless yes men or political sycophants like Obama appointed but instead wants competent individuals who will see a job or situation through no matter what and not be swayed by bureaucratic hand wringing.
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(11-19-2016 11:29 PM)El Chinito loco Wrote:  I remember hearing about Michelle Rhee back when she was first gaining traction as a public school reformer. Liberals had a pretty high opinion of her at the time that has since diminished because she's a Non-P.C. tiger mom type who really put the hammer down on a lot of funny business happening in schools.

Quote:Referring to the 266 teachers she laid off, Rhee told a national business magazine: "I got rid of teachers who had hit children, who had had sex with children, who had missed 78 days of school. Why wouldn't we take those things into consideration?" George Parker, president of the teachers union, called Rhee's statements "reckless," said they had no factual basis, and demanded that Rhee apologize to the 266 teachers for making these remarks.[29] Rhee, declined to apologize for her statement, claimed that one of the 266 dismissed employees had been accused of sexual misconduct, six had been suspended for using corporal punishment, and two had been absent without leave, while many others also had egregious time and attendance records.[30]

I can see why Trump is considering her. She's a no bullshit person who doesn't back down even while under establishment fire.


edit: I know a lot of people aren't thrilled about Mike Pompeo being named head of the CIA but he's also a no nonsense personality who's relentless. It's apparent now that these are attributes Trump looks for in his people. He doesn't want mindless yes men or political sycophants like Obama appointed but instead wants competent individuals who will see a job or situation through no matter what and not be swayed by bureaucratic hand wringing.

She is running a public sector somehow similar like a private corporation, fire crappy workers and give customers good products and choice.

Trump has many similar things with her.
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