DC Fourth will feature tanks, Blue Angels, flag burning and the Baby Trump blimp

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Re: DC Fourth will feature tanks, Blue Angels, flag burning and the Baby Trump blimp

Post by Rach3 » Thu Jul 04, 2019 8:22 am

Trump still owes DC $7M for his " largest crowd ever " lie Inauguration.

Use of taxpayer $$ for political rally is illegal. Yet another Impeachable offense being committed , today.

New obstruction of justice : Trump orders his lackeys at DOJ to ignore SCOTUS ruling on Census question.Tells them to come up with another lie to justify.

Trump Reich in action.

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Re: DC Fourth will feature tanks, Blue Angels, flag burning and the Baby Trump blimp

Post by lennygoran » Thu Jul 04, 2019 11:22 am

Maybe tonight he'll finally come to his census-oops I meant senses! Len fleeing

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Re: DC Fourth will feature tanks, Blue Angels, flag burning and the Baby Trump blimp

Post by Ricordanza » Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:12 am

A history lesson from our "very stable genius" president:
Trump was especially befuddled when he described the creation of the U.S. Army.

"In June of 1775, the Continental Congress created a unified army out of the revolutionary forces encamped around Boston and New York and named after the great George Washington, commander in chief. The Continental Army suffered a bitter winter of Valley Forge, found glory across the waters of the Delaware and seized victory from Cornwallis of Yorktown. Our army manned the [unclear], it [unclear] the ramparts, it took over the airports, it did everything it had to do. And at Fort McHenry, under “the rockets red glare,” it had nothing but victory. And when dawn came, their star-spangled banner waved defiant."

There is a lot to unpack here.

First, it’s clear the president was having some issues reading the teleprompter, which led to a number of errors. For example, British General Cornwallis was of London; he was defeated at Yorktown. The Continental Army wasn’t named after Washington; it’s possible Trump substituted “named” for a different verb in the text of the speech.

But that doesn’t explain the apparent conflation of two wars fought three decades apart. In the first part, Trump mentions Valley Forge, crossing the Delaware and Yorktown, all of which occurred during the Revolutionary War. Then he says, “And at Fort McHenry ...” and describes the battle in which the national anthem was written. This battle was fought in 1814 during the War of 1812.

Then there’s the claim the Army — in either 1775 or 1814 or some time in between? — “took over the airports.” Odd considering that earlier in the speech Trump noted the Wright brothers first flew at Kitty Hawk in 1903.

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Re: DC Fourth will feature tanks, Blue Angels, flag burning and the Baby Trump blimp

Post by jserraglio » Fri Jul 05, 2019 8:29 am

Ricordanza wrote:
Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:12 am
But that doesn’t explain the apparent conflation of two wars fought three decades apart.
This type of cognitive malfunction is often caused by cerebral cortex calcification.

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