1. #73481
    Quote Originally Posted by Breccia View Post
    How many months weeks was that? There are burner accounts on MMO-C with more lifespan than Trump's blog.

    Holy fucking shit, Trump is pathetic.
    It was 2.6 Mooches, ma'am or sir or they.

  2. #73482
    So, it died of embarrassment, then?

    Poor Trump.

  3. #73483
    Quote Originally Posted by Breccia View Post
    Honestly, I'm not sure who'd want to outright murder Trump at this point. I mean, I don't. He's on path to spend the rest of his life in poor health, broke, and in jail. He'll spend what time he has left either in that status, or fighting to block that status, probably surrounded by family that increasingly hates him and far fewer whores than he's used to. I think a lot of the people who'd want someone dead might not feel the need when he's put himself into his own private gold-painted hell.
    Hes a former President under Secret Service protection. He isn't going to jail, impossible to protect him there. At worst he will be put under house arrest.
    It ignores such insignificant forces as time, entropy, and death

  4. #73484
    Quote Originally Posted by Belize View Post
    Alongside a security team to stop people from just getting in and posting shit, or hijacking the website as a whole.
    This. Trump is a high-profile, famously inept, infamously petty asshole. The cost of securing even a minimal blog for a handful of people to only read and not be able to stroke Trump’s ego by posting endless praise and worship more than likely isn’t worth it to him. The thought of a blog being some revolutionary force in social media to begin with was laughable, but Trump probably thought his name was enough of a draw to make it so. Nope lol.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edge- View Post
    https://twitter.com/Eugene_Scott/sta...14259720351751
    A Trump adviser told The Washington Post that the former president shut down his blog because he didn’t like that this platform was being mocked and had so few readers.
    And for historical context - https://twitter.com/atrupar/status/1...345111555?s=19
    JASON MILLER on MARCH 21: "This is something that I think will be the hottest ticket in social media. It’s going to completely redefine the game."
    That makes a fuck-ton more sense now - given Trump's crushing vanity.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gorsameth View Post
    Hes a former President under Secret Service protection. He isn't going to jail, impossible to protect him there. At worst he will be put under house arrest.
    no its not.

    they can put him in club fed, isolation and instead of just staff guards they also have a SS protection on staff
    Buh Byeeeeeeeeeeee !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gorsameth View Post
    Hes a former President under Secret Service protection. He isn't going to jail, impossible to protect him there. At worst he will be put under house arrest.
    At this point the only thing we're sure about is that we don't know. Prison does seem unlikely, given the Secret Service protection requirements. If I had to put money on his "housing" post-conviction, I would bet on house arrest at his designated home. Too many complications to name. Couple of big ticket items:

    1. NY charges are what Trump is currently facing - so trump under home confinement probably couldn't be outside the state (I can't imagine the Manhattan DA or NYAG allowing Trump to live out his prison term in Florida).

    2. Jury - if it goes to trial by jury, these 12 poor fucking people are going to be the most sequestered ever. Could even go so far as to protect their identity, in some highly convoluted way.

    3. Post-conviction appeals - will hopefully play out while Trump is serving time, assuming a conviction and jail time.

    Still a LONG ways to go before any of those items are relevant.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gorsameth View Post
    Hes a former President under Secret Service protection. He isn't going to jail, impossible to protect him there. At worst he will be put under house arrest.
    Why would they worry about protecting a criminal ex-president, in that circumstance? Moreso than the usual white-collar criminal, anyway?

    Can't be fear of external attacks; a prison's about the safest place he could be.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Endus View Post
    Why would they worry about protecting a criminal ex-president, in that circumstance? Moreso than the usual white-collar criminal, anyway?

    Can't be fear of external attacks; a prison's about the safest place he could be.
    One of the issues will be whether a convicted ex-president still warrants Secret Service protection. You're right about the "fear of attacks" issue, but it will still have to be addressed at some point - guarantee Trump appeals any negative outcome.

    And we're in unprecedented territory here, shockingly with Trump.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Endus View Post
    Why would they worry about protecting a criminal ex-president, in that circumstance? Moreso than the usual white-collar criminal, anyway?

    Can't be fear of external attacks; a prison's about the safest place he could be.
    Honestly, I think at that point the secret service would be protecting whatever classified info Trump remembers more so than him.
    "When Facism comes to America, it will be wrapped in a flag and carrying a cross." - Unknown

  11. #73491
    Quote Originally Posted by UnifiedDivide View Post
    So, it died of embarrassment, then?

    Poor Trump.
    god even GeoCities web sites lasted longer....

    how embarrassing. Obama got millions in deals and successful endeavors after his term....trump can't maintain a blog.
    Buh Byeeeeeeeeeeee !!

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    Hey now...is "Tripod" still in existence?

  13. #73493
    This is what I imagine a Trump trial will look like. Except the ending, that would need to be changed.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Zan15 View Post
    god even GeoCities web sites lasted longer....

    how embarrassing. Obama got millions in deals and successful endeavors after his term....trump can't maintain a blog.
    Obama's Foundation was so overwhelmed with applications to work there he had to limit consideration initially to only people who had previously worked with him. Trump's foundation was shut down for fraud, and the Trump's barred from starting or working in one for years.

    Ladies and Gentleman - the two Americas.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zan15 View Post
    god even GeoCities web sites lasted longer....

    how embarrassing. Obama got millions in deals and successful endeavors after his term....trump can't maintain a blog.
    It’s because most people with money are smart enough to know that publicly supporting him is bad for business.

    ...most
    “Do not lose time on daily trivialities. Do not dwell on petty detail. For all of these things melt away and drift apart within the obscure traffic of time. Live well and live broadly. You are alive and living now. Now is the envy of all of the dead.” ~ Emily3, World of Tomorrow
    Quote Originally Posted by Wells View Post
    Kaleredar is right...
    Words to live by.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Edge- View Post
    "A Trump adviser told The Washington Post that the former president shut down his blog because he didn’t like that this platform was being mocked and had so few readers."
    I mean...who was mocking it if it had no readers? Was this Shroedinger's Blog?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fwc577 View Post
    It was 2.6 Mooches, they.
    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA oh man, that's a win post right there.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gorsameth View Post
    Hes a former President under Secret Service protection. He isn't going to jail, impossible to protect him there.
    Rich people go to Club Fed, true. But once it's found he's a chain felon, I'm willing to bet his protections could be stripped. Imagine being not just the first person impeached twice, but the first impeached three times.

    It would require the Party of Trump to sign off on it, of course, so the difference is moot.

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    I'm just going to jump out in front of this one.

    New York could foot the bill for Cuomo's legal bills.

    "This is an outrage! If a Repub--"

    (points at thread title)

    "Oh. Right."

    Yeah. If anyone dares to express outrage about this, without also expressing concern about Trump using Barr as his personal lawyer for defamation charges and having the IRS block his taxes, they are a hypocrite and their feigned outrage can be objectively shown as such and therefore handwaved.

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    Quote Originally Posted by gondrin View Post
    This is what I imagine a Trump trial will look like. Except the ending, that would need to be changed.

    Pants off to you my good person.

    Now to rewatch that movie tomorrow.
    Quote Originally Posted by Crissi View Post
    Quit using other posters as levels of crazy. That is not ok

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    Quote Originally Posted by Gorsameth View Post
    Hes a former President under Secret Service protection. He isn't going to jail, impossible to protect him there. At worst he will be put under house arrest.
    Not necessarily, they can put him in prison and under one of the more protected areas or actually force him to have a wing isolated to him. Put him in a wing where they have to put pedo's, rapists, and snitches for their protection or in a wing with just him and the guards.
    Since we can't call out Trolls and Bad Faith posters and the Ignore function doesn't actually ignore it. Add
    "mmo-champion.com##li.postbitignored"
    to your ublock or adblock filter to actually ignore ignored posters. Now just need a way to ignore responses to them as well.

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    The NYTimes reports that Trump's DoJ seized records for NYTimes reporters --

    "You already posted that. Twice, I think."

    This is a new list. Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman, Eric Lichtblau and Michael S. Schmidt were apparently investigated for their April 22, 2017 article about how Comey wasn't going to prosecute Clinton for using a private email server. (As a reminder, "used a nongovt server for govt communications" isn't even in the top 100 Trump fuckups anymore. Looking back at a special prosecutor to arrest Clinton for this seems hyperbolic at this stage)

    Again, this was Trump acting with dictatorial intent (luckily the DoJ didn't seem to get very far). Four months into office.

  20. #73500
    To me the numbers still look really "iffy", but I'll do Wednesday's report anyway:

    16,974 new cases; about 7k fewer than last Wednesday.

    Top 5:

    Texas: 2,417 new cases; 52 deaths
    Fuck Florida.
    Arizona: 915 new cases; 55 deaths
    California: 825 new cases; 35 deaths
    Washington: 754 new cases; 9 deaths

    See what I mean? Yeah, anyway, Texas' 2k+ total is likely due to corrections from the weekend (though they've been swapping spaces back and forth with Florida for number one spot for a while now) and I expect other states will also have similar discrepancies for the rest of the week. I do believe nationally there's a good chance we're under 20k cases legitimately for a few days this week which would be the first time that's happened (not including underreported weekends/holidays) since June of last year. Meanwhile, Montana has overtaken South Dakota as the state with the worst positivity rate--how fucked up is your COVID response when your lower-population states have the worst percentage of cases? Both of them, however, have a higher percentage of vaccinated population than Texas. All of them, including Florida, have less than 50% with at least one dose.

    514 deaths is over 100 deaths fewer than last Wednesday and brings the total to 611,020. Florida and Texas again topped the list, though again there's no telling how (in)accurate the numbers are for this today. The rest of the week will be filled with corrections that inflate the numbers a bit.

    Related news:

    70% of adults in 12 states have received at least 1 COVID vaccine dose: CDC--Good start, and the bulk of those are in the Northeast, as expected. You can guess which states are going to once again be dragging the rest of the nation down.

    Anheuser-Busch offers to 'buy America's next round'; shots for shotguns in West Virginia vaccine lottery--More carrots, though West Virginia can go fuck themselves with this one. "Save a life and change your life. The more we can get vaccinated, the faster we’ll get to saving all kinds of additional lives" said WV governor Jim Justice, announcing a lottery to give away weapons capable of taking lives. It's no wonder Manchin's such a preening schmuck if this is the stock he comes from.

    Stay safe, folks.

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