National Sec Adviser: Top Impeachment Probe Witness To Be Removed From WH Council

Remember - this was announced on Veterans Day weekend, LtC Vindman is a multi-tour veteran that was wounded in combat, and trump plans to show his “appreciation” for veterans by kicking off New York’s Veterans Day parade tomorrow.

Contemptible beyond belief.

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They’ll also use this as an opportunity to eliminate all the cyber security experts that have been warning about continuing Russian interference in our elections…

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Yup, they’ll coincidentally oust only these TWO out of 236 at the NSC and then declare it “fully streamlined”!

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Promotion to the rank of Colonel does not require nomination by the President and approval by the Senate the way promotion to General Officer does - so we’ll have to see how the US Army responds.

Another thing to watch - all Colonels are expected to attend the Army War College or equivalent. If LtCol Vindman is selected to attend AWC, the Army may plan to promote him after the 2020 election.

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So Steve Doocy, Brian Kilmeade, and Ainsley Earhardt. will have to double as NSC staffers? How will they obtain TS/SCI clearances? Oh. We know . . .

Will tRump have to sit through Doocey’s National Security weather reports while Kilmeade is fluffing him? (An impossible task.)

Doocey: Tomorrow in DC a librul front rolls through during eveing rush hour and will be raining angry Democrats.

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…and Dennis Rodman!

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Promotion to the rank of Colonel does not require nomination by the President and approval by the Senate…
I think it’s quite possible trump could ruin his career in the military. Off hand I can’t think of any recent profiles in courage among the top brass when it comes to thwarting the power of the President.

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The array of gutless wonders in this administration is deep and wide…how many competent witnesses to gross malfeasance does it take to screw in a light bulb?

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Sp no one who is competent should serve our

Acting President.

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They are always short and late.

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Surprised they waited this long to retaliate against him (or anyone) for truthfully testifying.

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Slightly OT, at LAX on Friday one store was selling t-shirts that said “Make America Great Again “ with a picture of Putin.

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It’s fascinating to watch Trump spokespeople on tv. Their lips move up and down but they are ill-acquainted with the truth. Was this witness being fired supposed to perjury himself to please that monster-president?

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Ummmm…linguist here. Actually, the singular they has been around since the 14th century. Around 400 years later some self-appointed purists decided they didn’t like it and began harping about it and school kids have been getting points off ever since…

Kinda like the “shouldn’t split an infinitive” malarky, i.e. to boldly go “should be” to go boldly. This actually only popped up in the 19th century when a bunch of (clerical) zealots decided to try to latinize English grammar (to “purify” it) and, since infinitives in Latin are a single word and cannot be split, ergo the two-word English infinitive should be viewed as an unsplittable unit. It’s all horsepucky. Most modern grammar guides no longer consider this an error. But they are still pounding on school kids about this.

Yes, it’s totally pointless.

(Sorry for the long lecture… :smirk:)

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How could you forget the weasel TuckerCarlson ?

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Nail. Coffin.

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Yep, next time we will make sure the person on the call can’t speak the language. We can’t make shit up if they understand what the hell is said. I have never retaliated but there is always a first time and this is it. I’m also asking the DOD to force the Col to retire and if possible with a reduction in rank.

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Yeah…it’s all OBAMA’S fault…why am I NOT surprised?

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Sure presidents are entitled to have people on the NSC that they trust. The problem is that Trump trusts no one.

“So everyone who’s detailed at the NSC, people are going to start going back to their own departments and we’ll bring in new folks.”

Should read: We are going to have a Purge. Then bring in incompetent sycophants. Just like Guiliani has been awesome in his cybersecurity role.

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