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Posted by: thepinetree on 06/14/2017 09:40 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 06/14/2017 09:40 AM
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Sanders Statement on Shooting & Shooter at GOP Baseball Practice

Washington, DC...June 14 – Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) issued the following statement after receiving reports on the alleged shooter at a congressional baseball practice Wednesday morning: "I have just been informed that the alleged shooter at the Republican baseball practice is someone who apparently volunteered on my presidential campaign. I am sickened by this despicable act. Let me be as clear as I can be. Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society and I condemn this action in the strongest possible terms. Real change can only come about through nonviolent action, and anything else runs against our most deeply held American values.





"My hopes and prayers are that Representative Scalise, congressional staff and the Capitol Police Officers who were wounded make a quick and full recovery. I also want to thank the Capitol Police for their heroic actions to prevent further harm."


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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-06-14 09:58:47   By: Anonymous
 
Thanks Bernie, for being American's voice of reason and a true leader.

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    THE NEXT POTUS
    Posted on: 2017-06-14 10:02:59   By: Anonymous
     


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      Re: THE NEXT POTUS
      Posted on: 2017-06-14 12:38:49   By: Anonymous
       
      Copy that, + 1 for the Bern.

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        Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
        Posted on: 2017-06-14 13:44:33   By: Anonymous
         
        Democrats started their tradition of Republican assassinations by killing Lincoln.
        Now Another assassination attempt on our Republican Congresspersons by another Democrat socialist. This shooter is a Typical insane Bernie supporter and worked on Crazy Bernie's last campaign run for President.
        The Democrats and Main Stream Media are ginning up so much anti-Trump BS that they've driven their already weak minded Democrat supporters mad.

        What does ISIS, Democrats and Nazis all have in common?
        They all want to shut down free speech by killing those who don't agree with them
        How can anybody with a shred of morals and ethics actually support these Treasonous, NAZI Socialist Democrats?

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          TRUMP IS A SHIT ASS
          Posted on: 2017-06-14 14:22:35   By: Anonymous
            Edited By: thepinetree
          On: 2017-06-14 16:08:17


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          Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
          Posted on: 2017-06-14 14:23:14   By: Anonymous
           
          How preposterous.

          It is the right-wing that has been promoting "Second Amendment Remedies" for years. The right-wing, led by the NRA, literally argues that shooting government officials is OK if you feel they are tyrannical. They created this Frankenstein's monster and now it has turned on them. Shame!

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            Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
            Posted on: 2017-06-14 16:15:46   By: Anonymous
             
            More like have a big enough stick that you can walk softly and the Government can't take your freedoms.

            Look at history, the liberals always disarm first and then enslave. Liberalism is alway synonymous with eventual totalitarianism

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              Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
              Posted on: 2017-06-15 06:44:37   By: Anonymous
               
              That's stupid.

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                Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
                Posted on: 2017-06-16 12:54:48   By: Anonymous
                 
                A wave of liberal Democrat inspired rage has marked the last 11 months since the rise and subsequent election of President Donald Trump.

                Antifa protestors clad in black masks shut down college campuses, destroy property and indiscriminately attack those they disagree with, whether women or the elderly. Meanwhile, CNN fires Kathy Griffin for taking photos with a bloody replica of the president’s decapitated head.

                Amid this backdrop, The Huffington Post publishes an article calling for the execution of Trump and “everyone assisting his agenda.”

                Then, shots ring out as a Democrat man gorged on media hysteria attempts to slaughter Republican congressmen while they practice for a charity baseball game.

                Ongoing Democrat violence seems endless.
                July 2016:

                -A Hillary Clinton supporter lights a flag on fire and attacks a Trump supporter in Pittsburgh.

                -Protesters jumped on cars, stole hats, fought with and threw eggs at Trump supporters outside a Trump rally in downtown San Jose. Trump supporters sued San Jose over the violence.

                August 2016:

                -Anti-Trump protesters attacked pushed, spit on and verbally harassed attendees forced to walk a “gauntlet” as they left a Trump fundraiser in Minneapolis, Minn., and beat an elderly man. Protesters also attacked Trump’s motorcade.

                –A Tennessee man was assaulted at a garage sale for being a Trump supporter.

                -A Trump supporter in New Jersey was attacked with a crowbar on the street.

                September 2016:

                -Protesters in El Cajon, Calif., chased and beat up a Trump supporter.

                October 2016:

                -A GOP office in North Carolina was firebombed and spray painted with “Nazi Republicans get out of town or else.”

                November 2016:

                -A high school student was attacked after she wrote that she supported Trump on social media. The perpetrator ripped her glasses off and punched her in the face.

                -The president of Cornell University’s College Republicans was assaulted the night after Trump won the election.

                -Students protesting Trump punched and kicked a Maryland high school student wearing a Make America Great Again hat.

                -A high school student was arrested in Florida after he punched a classmate for carrying a Trump sign at school.

                -A group of black men in Chicago attacked a white man while raging against Trump.

                -Maryland high school students punched a student who was demonstrating in support of Trump, and then kicked him repeatedly while he was on the ground.

                -“You support Trump. You hate Mexicans,” a California high school student yelled at a Trump supporter, before viciously beating the girl.

                -An anti-bullying ambassador was arrested for shoving a 74-year-old man to the ground in a fight outside Trump tower where people upset over his win had gathered. The woman tied to Black Lives Matter caused the man to hit his head on the sidewalk.

                -A Texas elementary school student was beaten by his classmates for voting for Trump in a mock election.

                -Two men punched and kicked a Connecticut man who was standing with an American flag and a Trump sign.

                December 2016:

                -A Trump supporter was beaten and dragged by a car.

                January 2017:

                -A Trump supporter was knocked unconscious after airport protesters repeatedly beat him on the head.

                -A Trump supporter was attacked after putting out a fire started by anti-Trump protesters.

                -When Trump protesters encountered a driver with a pro-Trump flag on his car, they surrounded the vehicle, ripped off and began burning the flag, and pounded the car. They also punctured on the tires.

                February 2017:

                -California GOP Rep. Tom McClintock had to be escorted to his car after a town hall because of angry protesters. The tires of at least four vehicles were slashed.

                -Protestors knocked a 71-year-old female staffer for California GOP Rep. Dana Rohrabacher unconscious during a protest outside the representative’s office.

                -Milo Yiannopoulos speech at the University of California-Berkeley was cancelled after rioters set the campus on fire and threw rocks through windows. Milo tweeted that one of his supporters wearing a Trump hat was thrown to the ground and kicked.

                March 2017:

                -Masked protesters at Middlebury College rushed AEI scholar and political scientist Charles Murray and professor Allison Stranger, pushing and shoving Murray and grabbing Stranger by her hair and twisting her neck as they were leaving a campus building. Stranger suffered a concussion. Protesters then surrounded the car they got into, rocking it back and forth and jumping on the hood.

                April 2017:

                -A parade in Portland, Ore.,was canceled after threats of violence were made against a Republican organization.

                -Fears of violent protests shut down Ann Coulter’s UC Berkeley speech. Campus police had gathered intel on protesters who were planning to commit violence.

                May 2017:

                – Republican Rep. Tom Garrett, his family and his dog were targeted by a series of repeated death threats deemed credible by authorities.

                -FBI agents arrested a person for threatening to shoot Republican Rep. Martha McSally over her support for Trump.

                -Police in Tennessee charged a woman for allegedly trying to run Republican Rep. David Kustoff off the road.

                -Police in North Dakota ejected a man after he became physical with Republican Rep. Kevin Cramer at a town hall.

                -A former professor was arrested after police said they identified him on video beating Trump supporters with a U-shaped bike lock, leaving three people with “significant injuries.”

                June 2017:

                -James Hodgkinson opened fire on a congressional GOP baseball practice, injuring five, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise.

                -Republican Rep. Claudia Tenney received an email threat that read, “One down, 216 to go,” shortly after the shooting at the Republican congressional baseball practice.

                -A man driving a white Malibu reportedly fired several shots at a man driving a truck displaying a “Make America Great Again” flag in Indiana.


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          Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
          Posted on: 2017-06-14 14:25:44   By: Anonymous
           
          Gaby Giffords might take issue with your dumb list.

          By the way, Lincoln may have been a Republican, but that was the liberal northern party of the 1860s.

          Learn some history before embarrassing yourself with your biased nonsense.

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            Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
            Posted on: 2017-06-14 16:12:12   By: Anonymous
             
            The GOP was the party of actual freedom then and now. The "liberals" are and have always been the party that feels people are just too dumb to lead or govern themselves.

            They were for slavery then and government control now.

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              Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
              Posted on: 2017-06-15 08:07:54   By: Anonymous
               
              The people who supported slavery were Southern and rural whites. What we would call the Trump "base" voter today.

              Truth hurts.

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                Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
                Posted on: 2017-06-15 10:54:43   By: Anonymous
                 
                Actually,.....Those Southern Slavers were Democrats, the party of The KKK, Jim Crow Laws, Segregation, Lynch mobs, Bull Connor sicking dogs and firehoses on Civil Rights Marchers, the party of Eugenics and aborting minority babies, violent rioters shutting down free speech, assassinating Republican Politicians.
                The same Democrat party and agenda they have today, Progressives promoting Fascist Socialism and BIG Government Control.

                Learn some history before embarrassing yourself with your biased nonsense.

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                  Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
                  Posted on: 2017-06-16 10:10:24   By: Anonymous
                   
                  Democratic Party and Republican Party switched during the Civil Rights Movement. Again, the "slavers" were the same Southern whites who are now all Republicans.

                  Come on, this is basic history. Try to keep up. It's embarrassing really. Don't let your ideology be such a blinder.

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                    Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
                    Posted on: 2017-06-16 10:48:24   By: Anonymous
                     
                    Your history teachers fed you a feces sandwich.
                    The Democrat Party and Republican Party NEVER switched during the Civil Rights Movement.

                    The GOP always voted in higher percentages for civil rights bills from the 1860s when Republican Abraham Lincoln overturned slavery to the 1960s when the Civil Rights Act was passed.

                    1865: 13th Amendment banning slavery passed by Republican president Abraham Lincoln with unanimous Republican support and most Democrats opposed.

                    1866: 14th Amendment giving due process and equal protection to all races passes with 100% of Democrats voting no in House and Senate.

                    1870: 15th Amendment giving all the right to vote regardless of race passes house with 98% Republican support and 97% Democrat opposition.

                    1875: Civil Rights Act of 1875 passed by Republican president U.S. Grant with 92% Republican support and 100% Democrat opposition.

                    1919: Republican House passes the amendment giving women the right to vote, 85% of Republicans vote yes to 54% of Democrats and 80% of Republicans in Senate vote yes but nearly half of Democrats vote no.

                    1924: Republican president Calvin Coolidge signs the law passed by Republican Congress giving Native Americans the right to vote.

                    1957: Republican president Dwight Eisenhower signs the Republican Party sponsored 1957 Civil Rights Act.

                    1964: Civil Rights Act ending segregation and voter restrictions is passed with 80% of Republicans in the House and 82% in the Senate voting yes, but only 63% of Democrats voting yes in the House and 69% in the Senate.
                    After passing the Civil Rights Act, Democratic president Lyndon B. Johnson brags "I'll have those n****** voting Democratic for the next 200 years."

                    1965: Voting Rights Act passed to remove racial voter discriminations against blacks and Hispanics with 82% of Republicans voting yes to 78% of Democrats in the House, and 94% of Republicans in the Senate to 73% of Democrats in the Senate.

                    1973: Only 2 of the 112 racist Democrats who opposed the Civil Rights Act of 1964 actually switched to the Republican Party, John Jarman and Strom Thurmond.

                    All the racist Democrats who had opposed the Civil Rights Act in the 1960s were the same ones who in the 1970s supported Roe v. Wade. They went straight from supporting segregation to supporting abortion.

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                      Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
                      Posted on: 2017-06-16 12:09:30   By: Anonymous
                       
                      Again, Republicans in all those statistics were Northern liberals.

                      Southern whites believed Johnson was one of them, and as you point out, he definitely had that DNA (from Texas after all). After the Civil Rights Act of '64 and the Voting Rights Act of '65 Southern whites accelerated a realignment to the Republican Party that had began during FDR. This is just true.

                      I'll give you Eisenhower, though I would point out, again, that Eisenhower Republicanism (1) would never win a presidential nomination in the Republican Party today, in fact it has been looked down on with disdain since Goldwater and (2) Eisenhower, who was a humble man, would be disgusted by Trump.

                      But, if you're saying that we should go back to Eisenhower's way of thinking -- taking the lead in global alliances, pulling back on the "military industrial complex" (his phrase), and investments in infrastructure like the national highway system, then I'm all in. (Well, minus Operation Wetback, the one part of Eisenhower Republicanism that the right still likes.) Eisenhower's not Trump though. Sorry.

                      Jesus, you don't even know the history of your own movement! Ha!

                      Go learn something. I would recommend reading Goldwater's The Conscience of a Conservative so you can learn how much the Republican Party changed in the 60s. Try Nixonland also.

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                        Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
                        Posted on: 2017-06-16 12:48:37   By: Anonymous
                         
                        Keep chewing on that sandwich and have another glass of Kool-Aid.
                        It'll help you swallow that Big Switch Lie.

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            Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
            Posted on: 2017-06-14 16:22:12   By: Anonymous
             
            Gaby Giffords was shot by another liberal democrat nutcase.

            Learn some history before embarrassing yourself with your biased nonsense.



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              Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
              Posted on: 2017-06-15 06:45:05   By: Anonymous
               
              Um, no.

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          Re: THE Beloved POTUS Trump
          Posted on: 2017-06-16 06:47:54   By: Anonymous
           
          So well spoken and too true! All politicians are corrupt to a point, that is just what power does. But very sad the Left doesn't see through the crap, their eyes are closed and their ears are only open to what they want to hear.

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        Re: THE NEXT POTUS
        Posted on: 2017-06-14 16:17:42   By: Anonymous
         
        Thanks Bernie for not getting elected

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-06-16 06:45:07   By: Anonymous
     
    Bernie wants to "thank the Capitol Police for their heroic actions"? Does he realize those "heroic actions" involved a firearm!?! Oh no...more gun control!

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BERNIE IS SABITY
Posted on: 2017-06-14 10:04:03   By: Anonymous
 
Compared to Trump, Sanders is more Presidential...


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    Re: BERNIE IS SABITY
    Posted on: 2017-06-14 10:19:33   By: Anonymous
     
    Gun control for the crazy Libs.

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      Re: BERNIE IS INSANITY
      Posted on: 2017-06-14 13:46:24   By: Anonymous
       
      Liberals should not be allowed to own or possess firearms.
      They've proven their incompetence and disregard for human safety.

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    Re: BERNIE IS SABITY
    Posted on: 2017-06-14 16:27:37   By: Anonymous
     
    Why is Sanders is more Presidential?
    Because he didn't whine when he got primaried by Hillary and Debbie Wasserman Shultz's DNC machine?
    Instead he took the payola of a Clinton Foundation paid beach house in true Clintonista fashion.

    Must have softened after Hillary handed him his suicide note to sign.

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    SABITY
    Posted on: 2017-06-14 23:43:20   By: Anonymous
     
    What's that?

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Why does the media make it sound like...
Posted on: 2017-06-14 11:16:54   By: Anonymous
 
... pro-Trump people are the dangerous ones, but all the actual acts of violence are from "progressives".

Mystery.

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    Re: Why does the media make it sound like...
    Posted on: 2017-06-14 12:48:57   By: Anonymous
     
    Too bad "The Bern" won't be around in 4 years. He'd win in a landslide.

    [Reply ]

      Re: Why does the media make it sound like...
      Posted on: 2017-06-14 13:35:42   By: Anonymous
       
      Just another LOSER like Hillary. HAHAHA

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        No Subject
        Posted on: 2017-06-14 14:22:54   By: Anonymous
          Edited By: thepinetree
        On: 2017-06-14 16:07:16


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          Re: TRUMP IS A SH!T @SS
          Posted on: 2017-06-14 16:01:57   By: Anonymous
           
          YOU MUST FEEL SO EMPOWERED NOW THAT YOU FIGURED OUT HOW TO MAKE LONG STATEMENTS OF NOTHING. AUTO SCROLL FILTERS OUT YOUR IDIOCY, AND SO DOES JOHN

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-06-14 14:39:22   By: Anonymous
 
Bull*bleep* Bernie, Change comes from consequences and accountability. Those were and still should be American values,. As a Socialist *bleep* you wouldn't understand.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2017-06-14 14:40:05   By: Anonymous
 
Bull*bleep* Bernie, Change comes from consequences and accountability. Those were and still should be American values,. As a Socialist *bleep* you wouldn't understand.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-06-14 16:24:09   By: Anonymous
     
    Screw you Bernie you worthless piece of socialist crap. You fooled many with your I'm for the little people BS. Look at socialist leaders, they all steal from the people and this piece of crap would do the same thing once in power. Socialism doesn't work you piece of crap.

    [Reply ]

      Re:
      Posted on: 2017-06-14 19:05:27   By: Anonymous
       
      I like cheese

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2017-06-14 23:44:03   By: Anonymous
         
        that is good.

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This has nothing to do with gun control
Posted on: 2017-06-14 19:18:10   By: Anonymous
 
This outrage is a sole outcome of the democrats spreading of hatred! Beheadings and mock assassinations of the president is now accepted? Humans should be treated equally, yet the democrats want to label everyone as either an inferior or emperor. The country is now divided thanks largely to the Obama reign.

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    Hosshi* From The Reich
    Posted on: 2017-06-14 20:02:25   By: Anonymous
     
    Sad how brain washed the alt reich is.
    You have had your heads filled with hosshi*.

    When in a cult, you lose all semblance of rational thought, you cannot see straight.

    I pity all you that can't see straight.

    The hate that feeds your cult , your sense of purpose is not of good, but you are being played for those who stop at nothing to enrich themselves more.

    I pity you all who choose evil, and subscribe to the ends justifies the means.

    The Republicans, who show their lack of morals, who only worship greed, who will kill millions all to enrich their masters, the ,01%

    Sad, immoral shells of humanity.

    You can change, accept the true message of Christ, or not, and believe those who pervert the lord's message for their own gain.

    It's your choice.

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      Re: Hosshi* From The Reich
      Posted on: 2017-06-14 20:24:15   By: Anonymous
       
      Thank you allah......... NOT

      [Reply ]

      Re: Hosshi* From The Reich
      Posted on: 2017-06-15 07:56:14   By: Anonymous
       
      Drink Your Kool-Aid and STFU.


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        Re: Hosshi* From The Reich
        Posted on: 2017-06-15 08:06:17   By: Anonymous
         
        Seems like somebody touched a nerve.

        [Reply ]

No Subject
Posted on: 2017-06-15 11:52:25   By: Anonymous
 
Bernie you have dog shi+ on your shoe.

[Reply ]

    Re:
    Posted on: 2017-06-16 10:11:29   By: Anonymous
     
    Yeah, he stepped in some of Trump's rhetoric.

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