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Drain the wall!
« on: August 20, 2020, 07:32:40 AM »
https://www.businessinsider.com/steve-bannon-arrested-charged-with-fraud-2020-8?op=1

I can hear DJT in my head right now . . . "Who? Bannon? I really never met the guy. I don't know him. I take pictures with a lot of people, so you never know. I hear (insert a. bad things or b. good things) about the guy. We'll see what happens."
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Re: Drain the wall!
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2020, 08:36:21 AM »
So True! :)
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« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2020, 08:40:46 AM »
Couldn't have happened to a nicer person.  ::)
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« Reply #3 on: August 20, 2020, 08:45:35 AM »
Couldn't have happened to a nicer person.  ::)

Yeah, but wait for it...."It just another big hoax!"
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« Reply #4 on: August 20, 2020, 09:12:39 AM »
Couldn't have happened to a nicer person.  ::)

Yeah, but wait for it...."It just another big hoax!"

Steve Bannon betrayed the trust of Prezident Trumph. Off with his head!
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« Reply #5 on: August 20, 2020, 11:13:22 AM »
https://www.businessinsider.com/steve-bannon-arrested-charged-with-fraud-2020-8?op=1

I can hear DJT in my head right now . . . "Who? Bannon? I really never met the guy. I don't know him. I take pictures with a lot of people, so you never know. I hear (insert a. bad things or b. good things) about the guy. We'll see what happens."

Mr. Trump on Thursday told reporters both that he didn’t “know anything about the project at all” and that he “didn’t like that project” because he thought it was “being done for showboating reasons.” He said he hadn’t dealt with Mr. Bannon “for a very long period of time.”

https://www.wsj.com/articles/former-senior-trump-advisor-steve-bannon-charged-with-alleged-fundraising-scheme-11597931727?mod=hp_lead_pos1

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« Reply #6 on: August 20, 2020, 02:12:03 PM »
https://www.businessinsider.com/steve-bannon-arrested-charged-with-fraud-2020-8?op=1

I can hear DJT in my head right now . . . "Who? Bannon? I really never met the guy. I don't know him. I take pictures with a lot of people, so you never know. I hear (insert a. bad things or b. good things) about the guy. We'll see what happens."

Mr. Trump on Thursday told reporters both that he didn’t “know anything about the project at all” and that he “didn’t like that project” because he thought it was “being done for showboating reasons.” He said he hadn’t dealt with Mr. Bannon “for a very long period of time.”

https://www.wsj.com/articles/former-senior-trump-advisor-steve-bannon-charged-with-alleged-fundraising-scheme-11597931727?mod=hp_lead_pos1
If I had slowed down a little bit I think I could have gotten much closer to predicting that.

The good news for Bannon is that Trump didn't say "it is what it is".

The bad news is that he didn't say "I wish her well".

To analyze his statement, it's hilarious that he "didn't know anything about the project at all", but he did know enough to know that he "didn't like that project" and he even remembers the exact reason he didn't like the project which is that after considering the project that he didn't know anything about, he had concluded that the project was "being done for showboating reasons". 

To conclude, Trump's take away is never steal Trump's limelight. So much for the four men who are accused of crimes for which they face prison and the victims of a fraud.

I actually saw the pitch for this "project" some time ago and I thought "what a ridiculous joke, it's amazing that anyone would fall for that. I feel sorry for them."

It's also interesting that Bannon was arrested on the boat of a man who is accused of running similar scams in China and is in exile as a result and that Bannon and the exile have reportedly raised $800 million domestically.

Edit: Actually I see that he did say that he felt bad for Steve at some point.
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« Reply #7 on: August 20, 2020, 03:42:52 PM »


Oh, the irony.
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« Reply #8 on: August 20, 2020, 08:33:28 PM »
I think among the many many scandals, indictments, and convictions of people with ties to the President, this one will stand out. It may be easy to brainwash someone into believing that Russian influence in our election is fake news or that COVID is a hoax. But when you directly steal from these very people it becomes much more concrete and direct. For this reason I don't think Trump will pardon Bannon; he has no choice but to distance himself from this. Bannon may then be open to talking.

Voting against your own self interest has a whole new meaning when you're literally being conned of your money.  Or maybe these people will fall further into denial... I really want to see one of these 4 goons create a go fund me to help cover their legal bills Lol

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Re: Drain the wall!
« Reply #9 on: August 20, 2020, 09:16:49 PM »
I think among the many many scandals, indictments, and convictions of people with ties to the President, this one will stand out. It may be easy to brainwash someone into believing that Russian influence in our election is fake news or that COVID is a hoax. But when you directly steal from these very people it becomes much more concrete and direct. For this reason I don't think Trump will pardon Bannon; he has no choice but to distance himself from this. Bannon may then be open to talking.

Voting against your own self interest has a whole new meaning when you're literally being conned of your money.  Or maybe these people will fall further into denial... I really want to see one of these 4 goons create a go fund me to help cover their legal bills Lol


Well he won't get a pardon.  Maybe would have if he had kept his mouth shut.  Now Go Fund Me may be his only way to pay his legal bills. 
 
Although we haven't heard from the conspiracy theorists yet, so he may not be guilty and maybe framed by AOC or Kamala Harris!  Cheers
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