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Swamp drain? Trump revokes ban on govt lobbyists

Discussion in 'GatorNana's Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by citygator, Jan 20, 2021.

  1. citygator

    citygator VIP Member

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    Trump revoked his ETHICS EO banning federal employees from being lobbyists within 5 years of leaving government. Likely to improve the employment opportunities for his friends and family. Quite brazen. Not sure how 74M feel about this transparent decision and timing.

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  2. gator7_5

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    That’s sorry.
     
  3. gatorchamps960608

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    As long as he gets his cut.
     
  4. GatorRade

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    No shame. I imagine this will be difficult to explain.
     
  5. orangeblue_coop

    orangeblue_coop GC Hall of Fame

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    He didn't drain the swamp, he just replaced it with his own sewer. This is sad because some people knew this is exactly how his chapter would end, but they were called "triggered" and "suffering from Trump Derangement Syndrome" if they dared to speak out. Tsk tsk.
     
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  6. boligator

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    The aftertaste of that kool-aid must be bitter and hard to rinse out....a bit like swamp water....no?
     
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  7. BigCypressGator1981

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    I just feel sorry for all the rubes that were dumb enough to fall for his bullshit.
     
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  8. BLING

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    Drain the Swamp was just a meaningless 3 word slogan for the rubes to chant. You had to have an IQ below 80 to think Trump, probably one of the most corrupt and most morally bankrupt humans on the planet, was going to bring integrity to politics. The joke should have obvious immediately, when he installed his family members to the White House, and their idea of “swamp critters” was inspectors general, the FBI and intelligence, as well as other civil service.

    Besides, as we saw with the capitol siege - this pliable audience quickly move on to mindlessly parroting other 3 word slogans.

    Drain the Swamp
    Lock Her Up
    Stop the Count
    Stop the Steal
    Hang Mike Pence
     
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  9. channingcrowderhungry

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    I've pointed the same 3 word chanting thing out before. It's pretty hilarious how those people operate. You left out

    Build the Wall
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    Send her back
     
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  10. mutz87

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    Call it a jobs program for otherwise unemployable sycophants
     
  11. duchen

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    They still believe, don’t feel sorry for them. They don’t care about the corruption and lies. They know they are being lied to and parrot the lies anyway. The corruption is worth it to them. For all the ugly reasons we know.
     
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  12. NavyGator93

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    I had always assumed 3 words was the limit on what they could memorize.
     
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  13. G8R92

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    Like businesses and business owners that paid lobbyists for US Government tariff exemptions on Chinese imports. Follow the money. Been going on since day 1.
     
  14. slocala

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    Heard on NPR this morning that Clinton did the same thing. The process of draining and re-filling K Street Mafia is nothing new.

    Today is a glorious day to move forward.
     
  15. NavyGator93

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    Yes, Clinton did it too. It was wrong then and now, especially given that was a cornerstone of Trump's campaign in 2016. It was one of the few things Trump said that I could get behind.
     
  16. citygator

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    Which Trump campaigned on in 2016 mentioning that Clinton action specifically. Just like criticizing Obama and golf. It’s unbelievably ridiculous.
     
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  17. slocala

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    Yes, and as others have noted the rubes bought it. Neither party has the market cornered on hypocrisy.
     
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  18. DawgFanFromAlabam

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    Marry my Cousin
    Roll Tide Roll
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  19. WC53

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    Turning the swamp into a cesspool just means it stinks
     
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  20. Gatorhead

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    Hey City - Did you expect anything less?

    I'll go a step further bro - Regarding Pardons) How many of those pardons were issued with the expectation that money, power, real estate, favors, loans what have you get fed back to Trump in some fashion?

    Trump does not have empathy for ANYONE unless of course there is a sack of Gold waiting for him at the end.
     
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