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Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles tells USA TODAY more than 1,000 agents have already hit the salary and overtime allowance meant to last the entire year.




The Secret Service can no longer afford to pay hundreds of agents it needs to carry out an expanded protective mission.

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Sending in more troops to Afghanistan? Didn't even wiat for Bannon to clean out his office before doing a 180.
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I think they're making a play for Afghanistan's vast mineral wealth. Why go on TV to talk about a moderate troop bump?
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tk1000 wrote:
Aug 21st, 2017 6:00 pm
Secret Service Director Randolph "Tex" Alles tells USA TODAY more than 1,000 agents have already hit the salary and overtime allowance meant to last the entire year.


The Secret Service can no longer afford to pay hundreds of agents it needs to carry out an expanded protective mission.

Though he will drain the swamp. Looks like orange boy is the walking swamp. Sad he complained about Obama travelling and playin golf and look at this "businessman" sucking on the government tit.
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maddawg wrote:
Aug 21st, 2017 7:42 pm
Though he will drain the swamp. Looks like orange boy is the walking swamp. Sad he complained about Obama travelling and playin golf and look at this "businessman" sucking on the government tit.
Well, a lot of the costs are because he has a large family, abd they like to travel a lot. That's not his fault. That being said, perhaps he could help allegiate the burden by providing housing and other material support to his staff and Secret Service at his properties? It's not technically his responsibility but it would be a nice thing to do.
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ConsoleWatcher wrote:
Aug 21st, 2017 7:50 pm
Well, a lot of the costs are because he has a large family, abd they like to travel a lot. That's not his fault. That being said, perhaps he could help allegiate the burden by providing housing and other material support to his staff and Secret Service at his properties? It's not technically his responsibility but it would be a nice thing to do.
Well he had the City of New York and secret service spend quite a bit of $$$ when his wife and kid stayed in the trump tower. Also, how about his weekend jaunts to play golf. The guy is a absolute failure and their to gain only personal benefits. Also, now we see how a business crook run a country. Don't forget his Florida trip cost 3 million each visit. Obama took a few vacations and he was all over him. Talk about white privilege at its best.
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maddawg wrote:
Aug 21st, 2017 7:54 pm
Well he had the City of New York and secret service spend quite a bit of $$$ when his wife and kid stayed in the trump tower. Also, how about his weekend jaunts to play golf. The guy is a absolute failure and their to gain only personal benefits. Also, now we see how a business crook run a country. Don't forget his Florida trip cost 3 million each visit. Obama took a few vacations and he was all over him. Talk about white privilege at its best.
I do find it odd how much he company personally gains by all of his weekend Golf jaunts.

I honestly can't imagine another politician getting away with what he does, Republican or Democrat, Consevative or Liberal.
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What I don't understand is why he doesn't just personally cover the costs. Unlike many things he faces, this is one problem he can literally just solve by throwing his money at it.
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Aug 21st, 2017 11:46 pm
What I don't understand is why he doesn't just personally cover the costs. Unlike many things he faces, this is one problem he can literally just solve by throwing his money at it.
Look at his business history, never used his own money for anything. He is being sued quite a bit for screwing folks over.
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Aug 21st, 2017 6:52 am
I understand enough to see a tactic as old as history. You need a common enemy to scare the populace and have them willingly give up their rights and freedoms, and implement your changes. At least the Soviets presented a credible threat with a nuclear arsenal.
Isn't this EXACTLY what leftists are doing with the cries for the need for white supremacists to be crushed even when the actual number of them are relatively small and the number of them who would actually go out and cause violence are even smaller? We've seem MUCH more violence from Antifa and other leftist people recently than we've seen from any right wing extremists and yet they're the only ones condemned while the left wing extremists who clash much more often with police and cause much more damage aren't similarly condemned. Do you not find this hypocritical and wrong?

And I'm still waiting for you to condemn the violence and destruction that happened in Quebec a few days ago when it was the people on the left who came out dressed in black and were the ones fighting police and causing damage to the area they were in. Will you have the balls to condemn these people the same way you condemn the rallies in Charlottesville?
Muslims do not represent an existential threat to western countries. They do not have the military hardware, or economic power to pose a threat. They don't form a sufficiently large voting bloc to move the needle, nor do they vote as a bloc. Stealth jihad and creeping sharia (my favorite website name) are pure delusions of people with falaffel for brains.

In short it ain't happening.
Are you intentionally ignoring all the stories coming out of Europe and elsewhere because they don't fit your narrative or are you seriously that blind to the facts? Why in the hell do Muslims need to field a real army when they already have an army in Europe that is committing countless crimes, violence, murder and even terrorism? They're conquering us from the inside out and they don't need a majority to do so, just a extremely vocal and angry minority is enough to turn western governments, the media and many western people into UTTER COWARDS who refuse to admit that Muslims are a massive issue in western nations.

Hell why do Muslims even need a majority when there's plenty of people like you willing to come out and defend them every single time a story comes up about them harming other people? Just look at the other thread that was posted today about Muslim men beating up random people who weren't Muslims. I'm sure you'll find some way to explain away that crime too because its what you people do no matter what Muslims do or say. That's how sad many people of the west have become these days when they're much more willing to fight WITH the enemy than they are with their own native people to stop things from getting worse.
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Aug 21st, 2017 7:33 am
Your conduct on this board is worrying.
And your inability to open your mind to any views and opinions that differ from yours and to listen as well as discuss issues freely is both disturbing and sad. And its hilarious how the left claim to be so tolerant and open and yet they're anything but that if you don't fully align with their views and agree with them on everything.
Toronto sports teams..............forever cursed. Profound sadness. :(
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Way off topic in a Trump thread, and I take responsibility for detailing it. Nevertheless although I have never seen what antifa demonstrators look like, if I was stuck in a room with one of them, I'll take antifa or BLM guys over vanguard America or "la meute". I like my chances of coming out alive better.
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http://www.msnbc.com/the-last-word/watc ... 9533763780

Well, it didn't take Bannon very long to attack the TrumpKushner administration's new Afghanistan policy!

It will be very interesting to see this civil war of "pepes" vs "regular conservatives" play out.
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Aug 21st, 2017 9:11 pm
I do find it odd how much he company personally gains by all of his weekend Golf jaunts.

I honestly can't imagine another politician getting away with what he does, Republican or Democrat, Consevative or Liberal.
Here is another interesting article about Eric Trump and his charity foundation, and how its funneling business to Daddy's golf courses.
https://www.forbes.com/sites/danalexand ... 1a23b6b4a3
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why are people so scared of trump? he is nobody
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Oh oh. Trump just said "I think we’ll end up terminating NAFTA". He hinted at this before but this is quite direct.
http://globalnews.ca/news/3689821/donal ... rmination/
Donald Trump thinks ‘we’ll probably end up terminating NAFTA at some point’
In a speech that lasted over an hour, U.S. President Donald Trump told a rally crowd in Phoenix that his administration might end up terminating the North American Free-Trade Agreement (NAFTA) “at some point.”

The remarks came six days after Canada, Mexico and the U.S. came to the table to kick off the renegotiation of a free-trade agreement that Trump has made a cornerstone of his election campaign, and his presidency.
Addressing the agreement, Trump said, “personally, I don’t think we can make a deal, because we have been so badly taken advantage of.

“They have made such great deals, both of the countries, in particular Mexico, that I don’t think we can make a deal. So I think we’ll end up terminating NAFTA at some point, OK, probably.”
Trump went on to say that, “I told you from the first day, we will renegotiate NAFTA or we will terminate NAFTA, I personally don’t think you can make a deal without a termination but we’ll wait to see what happens, OK?”

The president’s remarks came toward the end of a speech that touched on matters such as the Charlottesville protests, and how Trump believed his words about the incident were ignored by the media.

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