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Presidentin' Is...The Thing...You Know...The Thing!
DrMaddVibe Offline
#1201 Posted:
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Voice Of Ponyboy Clarity...
RayR Offline
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DrMaddVibe wrote:
Voice Of Ponyboy Clarity...

That's very good. 👏

RayR Offline
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Joey B. once said he was a capitalist. I never believed it, the closest thing to capitalism the Biden Crime Family ever got to is Crony Capitalism which isn't capitalism at all.

So Much For Unity: Biden Calls Anti-Socialism Protesters ‘Idiots’

By Tim Meads
Nov 5, 2022

On Saturday, President Joe Biden displayed his so-called decency and desire for unity by calling a group of anti-socialist protesters outside his rally “idiots.”

The president, rallying in Joliet, Illinois, was greeted by dozens of protesters holding signs, including ones that said: “Socialism sucks.”

“I love those signs when I came in — socialism. Give me a break, what idiots,” the president barked at attendees before defending Social Security.


I for one do not doubt that Joey means what he said, that anti-socialists are idiots. I'd say this is one of those cases where he sometimes says all that he means.
DrMaddVibe Offline
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The man that's supposed to unite us. The Leader of the Free World. The guy who has the job where you get the 3 AM call. Why can't he put in 8 hours like the rest of us at least?

Well, the White House has already called a lid as of 11:24am (meaning the press won’t see President Biden at all today).


So much for last minute stumping or barn storming to get the party message out or hold your guy up. Nope. It's nite nite time for Paw Paw.

No hope.

"Reporters have pressed the White House in recent months on whether Biden will hold another formal press conference, as his last formal conference with reporters was in January of 2022."
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When an older generation gripes about how terrible a younger generation is, aren't they jus admitting they sucked as parents?
RayR Offline
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LYIN' BIDEN Liar LYIN' BIDEN Liar LYIN' BIDEN Liar Bottomless Pinocchio LYIN' BIDEN Liar

Washington Post gives Biden a 'bottomless Pinocchio' in fact-check of several misleading claims

The Washington Post also fact-checked a misleading claim about Social Security

Published November 7, 2022 9:24am EST

The Washington Post gave President Biden a "bottomless Pinocchio" in a fact check of several recent claims he's made, including statements about Social Security.

"Folks, I spent a lot of time — more time with Xi Jinping than any other head of state. … I’ve traveled 17,000 miles with him," the president said on Nov. 3 in San Diego. Glenn Kessler wrote that the Post has fact-checked this claim several times before and that the president has said it over 20 times.

During the Trump administration, the Washington Post created a new rating, the "bottomless Pinocchio," for claims that had been given three Pinocchios and had been repeated at least 20 times.

"Now Biden has earned his own Bottomless Pinocchio," Kessler wrote.

The analysis also fact-checked the president's claim that seniors were getting an increase in their Social Security checks for the first time in 10 years. The White House also included this claim in a tweet that was deleted.

"The reason Social Security payments are going up is because Social Security benefits, under a law passed in 1972, are adjusted every year to keep pace with inflation," the Post's analysis said.

The president also claimed recently that gas was over $5 a gallon when he took office.

RayR Offline
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Well...he was close, both wurds start with a C.


Biden mistakenly thanks Colombia for hosting ASEAN summit in Cambodia

President Biden has now twice referred to Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit host Cambodia as Colombia, including Saturday during remarks opening the talks.

"It was an honor to host at the White House in May, and now that we are back together in Cambodia," Biden said as he opened the talks. "I look forward to building even stronger progress than we've already made. I want to thank the prime minister for Colombia's leadership as ASEAN chair."

The president was speaking from Cambodia, the site of the ASEAN meeting, chaired by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen.

This mirrored an earlier gaffe made just before departing for the meeting in which he told the press he was "heading over to Colombia" before correcting himself.

RayR Offline
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He's the "LEADER OF THE FREE WORLD" I heard. Anxious

Biden says sorry in Egypt for Trump climate move after trio of gaffes

By Steven Nelson
November 11, 2022

The “apology tour” is back on the road.

President Biden told the nations of the world Friday he regretted that former President Donald Trump pulled the US out of a landmark emissions reduction pact and warned of looming “climate hell” 👿— hours after making a series of gaffes while leaving the White House.

“We immediately rejoined the Paris agreement,” Biden said in a Veterans Day speech at the COP27 global warming conference in Egypt’s Red Sea resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh.

“I apologize we ever pulled out of the agreement,” the president added.

Trump formally withdrew the US from the Paris agreement in November 2020 — about two months before Biden took office — after saying he would do so in 2017 because “I was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris.”

It can be politically problematic for US presidents to apologize abroad for the acts of their predecessors. Republicans regularly bashed former President Barack Obama for his remarks abroad after anti-US sentiment grew during the Iraq War.

Biden, who turns 80 on Nov. 20, arrived in Egypt after a series of gaffes on the White House lawn as he departed for the trip late Thursday.

Asked by a reporter whether he was hopeful the Russia-Ukraine war would end soon, the president mixed up “Russia” and “Ukraine,” “Colombia” and “Cambodia” and said incorrectly that he was visiting “Cairo” in Egypt rather than Sharm el-Sheikh, about 300 miles away.

“I don’t think the conflict will be resolved with Russia and Ukraine until Ukraine gets out of — until Putin gets out of Ukraine,” Biden said on the lawn. “Anyway, you guys, I’m heading down to — first of all, going to Cairo for the environmental effort, then heading over to Colombia and then — I mean, Cambodia. I was thinking — I’m thinking the Western Hemisphere.”

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Joe Biden's Thanksgiving Day Phone Call Goes off the Rails

Has there been any presidency in history that has been as bumbling as the Biden administration? It’s like watching one big gag that never ends. Who could have guessed that putting the political equivalent of a bunch of gender studies majors in high positions of power wouldn’t go smoothly?

And yet, here we are, with the President of the United States unable to even complete a pre-planned Thanksgiving Day phone call without things going off the rails. Biden was scheduled to call NBC News reporter Dylan Dryer live on-air. Here’s how that went per The New York Post.

“I’m not one to take a phone call during TV, but I think I should answer this one,” Dreyer said.

“Hello, Mr. President?” the reporter said.

But no one answered as Jill Biden could faintly be heard in the background after seconds of dead air and confusion.

“I don’t think I can hear you…” Dreyer then said. “Can you hear me, Mr. President.”

Biden could then be heard saying something to the first lady and then Dreyer chimed in, “Hello? Happy Thanksgiving, Mr. President. Are you there?”

Eventually, Biden finally figured out what was going on and started reciting his planned lines about honoring first responders. He obviously screwed that up, though, given that Jill Biden jumped into the middle of his statement to remind him to talk about remembering US military members. If you heard it live, it was an awkward exchange despite no doubt being rehearsed.

Still, what struck me about this entire spectacle was how different the standards are when it comes to media relationships with different politicians. Would NBC News have ever done a fluff segment like that with Donald Trump? I think we know the answer to that.

In the end, it’s not a big deal. Of all the things to rag on Biden about, his flubbing a phone call is pretty low on the list. Yet, the whole thing just felt like a metaphor for his presidency. Even the most basic tasks turn into cringe moments because he’s so obviously declining mentally. That his wife has to continually rescue him only adds to the bad optics. Is it any wonder tyrants are on the march throughout the world right now when the president doesn’t even know where he is?

Happy 4th of July!
RayR Offline
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It's terrifying to think that DUHMACRACY elected that flubber. Think
Sunoverbeach Offline
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Deaf people don't know why farts are funny
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Unless they’re wet.
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'He's not stepping up': Union workers feel let down by 'pro-union' Joe Biden amid rail dispute

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden hails unions at almost every turn, often declaring "unions built the middle class" and that his goal is to be "the most pro-union president" in U.S. history.

But as he urges Congress to intervene in a labor dispute to avert a freight rail strike before the holidays, the president is facing a backlash from labor allies. Union workers hoped to secure paid sick leave in a final contract, among other assurances, but congressional action pushed by Biden would force some terms they oppose.

"The actions speak for themselves. Don't tell me what you are. Show me what you are," said Ross Grooters, a railroad engineer from Des Moines, Iowa and co-chair of the advocacy group Railroad Workers United. "He's not stepping up for workers in the way that he should be."

Inside the rail dispute

4 union holdouts: Negotiations over a new contract between rail carriers and 12 rail unions go back three years. Members of eight of the unions voted to ratify a contract proposal that the Biden administration helped orchestrated in September, but four other unions rejected the deal.

Paid sick leave a sticking point: Many union members held back their support in hopes of getting paid sick leave in the contract and changes to strict attendance policies that limit time off for emergencies. Among the holdouts is SMART Transportation Division, representing about 28,000 conductors

The economic risk: A rail strike or lockout could paralyze the economy by halting the shipment of many foods, particularly grain, and critical goods before next month's holiday season.

Dec. 9 deadline approaching: Biden, in a statement Monday, called on Congress to pass legislation to adopt the tentative deal reached in September. His move came as unions and freight rail companies faced a Dec. 9 deadline to finalize a deal before a strike or lockdown could occur.

What happens next

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the House will take up legislation Wednesday morning that would set a new contract to avoid a strike. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said he and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell agree the issue must be taken up "ASAP."

Biden called for the legislation to reflect the contract that union leaders tentatively agreed on. It includes a 24% pay increase over five years, $5,000 bonuses, voluntary assigned days off, but only one paid day off. Currently, rail workers don't get any paid days off.

The legislation is likely to have some opposition, setting up a potentially dicey situation in the 50-50 split Senate for passage. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., signaled he would vote against the legislation Tuesday. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has previously slammed the deal for lacking sick leave. And some progressive House Democrats have raised concerns as well


Biden, as he kicked off a meeting with congressional leaders Tuesday, acknowledged he struggled with his appeal to Congress.

"It's not an easy call, but I think we have to do it," Biden said. "The economy is at risk."

Yet in 1992, the last time Congress intervened to stop a rail strike, then-Sen. Biden was one of six senators who voted against ending the strike.

His change in tune 30 years later underscores the difference between being a senator and president. In the White House, Biden has faced intense criticism over 40-year high inflation that has proven difficult to tame.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce estimates a rail strike would result in thousands of factory workers being furloughed and losses of $2 billion daily from the economy. The flow of many foods, critical goods and raw materials would come to a halt, paralyzing the U.S. economy and putting as many as 765,000 Americans out of work in two weeks, according to the White House.

Ultimately, the president decided he couldn't risk more damage to a delicate economy – even if his decision disappoints his union friends.

What they are saying

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre said the legislation to keep the freight rails operating "is not about undermining the right to strike," noting the majority of rail unions voted to adopt the contract. "The president has been very clear, he is a president for all," Jean-Pierre said, calling the potential for an economic catastrophe "unacceptable."

Hugh Sawyer, a railroad engineer of 34 years and union member, said he understands why Biden wants to avoid an economic disaster from a rail shutdown. But he doesn't believe the president needed to interject and end talks with unions still lacking greater scheduling flexibility, paid leave and other demands. "I feel like he's just thrown us under the bus," Sawyer said. "I really am disappointed."

"It is not enough to 'share' workers' concerns,'" the Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees Division of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters said in a statement. The group said Biden's call to Congress "denies railroad workers their right to strike while also denying them of the benefit they would likely otherwise obtain if they were not denied their right to strike."

Michael Baldwin, president of the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen, said Biden let down his members. "We're trying to address an issue here of sick time. It's very important," he told CNN. "This action prevents us from reaching the end of our process."

One Democratic House lawmaker, Rep. Jamaal Bowman, D-New York, indicated he would vote against the rail legislation. "I can’t in good conscience vote for a bill that doesn’t give rail workers the paid leave they deserve," he said in a tweet.

In the Senate, Rubio offered support for the unions over Biden's call for Congress to interject. "The railways & workers should go back & negotiate a deal that the workers, not just the union bosses, will accept," Rubio said in a tweet. "But if Congress is forced to do it, I will not vote to impose a deal that doesn’t have the support of the rail workers"

House Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy predicted the legislation to prevent a rail strike will pass but added "it's unfortunate this is how we're running our economy today."

The big picture

Biden celebrated the tentative deal in September alongside union leaders and rail executives at the White House Rose Garden, calling it a “big win for America.”

At the time, Biden said it "validated" that management and unions can work together.

But despite winning the endorsements of the unions' leaders, their members weren't all on board.

As the nation's self-described "pro-union president," Biden would have certainly relished a deal that satisfied the unions' lingering demands. But with economic concerns still weighing on Americans, the president wasn't willing to let a strike happen.

A 24% raise. Seriously? Amtrak Joe at it again.
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Wonder if they hire part time? I don't wanna go back to work full time, but for a 5k bonus and a 24% bump in pay I'd damn sure go back part time.

Wonder if they got railways near me? lol
RayR Offline
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A bunch of stupid lazy BUMS and crooked union bosses. Joey B is a big part of their inflation plight, why they are whining about needing mo' money and perks. Now they are whining that Joey B doesn't have their back? They want him to use his pen and a phone and do unconstitutional criminal acts?

“The government is good at one thing. It knows how to break your legs, and then hand you a crutch and say, 'See if it weren't for the government, you wouldn't be able to walk.” ― Harry Browne
RayR Offline
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French lady lyin' for Biden.

More Lies: Karine Jean-Pierre Says Joe Biden “Has Been to the Border” – Biden Has NEVER Visited the US-Mexico Border (VIDEO)

By Cristina Laila
Published November 30, 2022 at 8:09pm

More lies.

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Wednesday said Joe Biden “has been to the border.”

This is a brazen lie.

Joe Biden drove by the border in El Paso once while he was on the campaign trail in 2008.

Biden has never been to the US-Mexico border.


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