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    Quote Originally Posted by Safety View Post
    Let's see..Cohen's company, Essential Consultants LLC, received the money from a U.S. offshoot of the business empire of Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg.....then there's AT&T and Novartis...I have not seen a thread on this, which I find surprising, considering how many here raked Clinton through the coals allegations of the same thing....I know for a fact that several here would have been posting threads left and right had this happened to a Dem president....So, my question to all the ones that constantly brought up "pay to play" during the 2016 campaign (you all know who you are), is why are you "suddenly" so quiet now?http://www.latimes.com/politics/la-n...508-story.html
    Two threads on this; ................ http://thepoliticalforums.com/thread...anking-records ................. http://thepoliticalforums.com/thread...-Michael-Cohen
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    Quote Originally Posted by hanger4 View Post
    The first link was about the treasury investigating where Avenatti got his information. The second link is again asking where Avenatti got his information.

    My thread is about the pay to play that Cohen setup to give corporations access to Trump. Surely even you can see the difference. Why aren't you concerned about entities paying to gain access to Trump and government, like you were with Clinton? Did you ever once give a damn about the entities that hacked the servers to leak the emails? Didn't think so.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Common Sense View Post
    I'm surprised the responses haven't included "deep state", "witch hunt" or "fake news".

    Apparently people don't enjoy when their hypocrisy is pointed out.
    But whose hypocrisy? Seems they're phantoms, imaginings.
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    I guess there are others who can't see the hypocrisy when it's pointed out.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Safety View Post
    The first link was about the treasury investigating where Avenatti got his information. The second link is again asking where Avenatti got his information. My thread is about the pay to play that Cohen setup to give corporations access to Trump. Surely even you can see the difference. Why aren't you concerned about entities paying to gain access to Trump and government, like you were with Clinton? Did you ever once give a damn about the entities that hacked the servers to leak the emails? Didn't think so.
    Have seen a news article claiming Cohen's LLC was set up for "access" to Trump. Avenatti didn't say that either, Avenatti said "insight into" Trump. .......... Sure, I care, I'm still waiting for Mueller to indict the hackers of the DNC server/s. Discovery should be quite interesting.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Common Sense View Post
    I guess there are others who can't see the hypocrisy when it's pointed out.
    Who's the hypocrit again? A shadow, a shade, a penumbra?

    Recall that from my first post in this thread I said it's not about the story but about hypocrisy, the OP's specialty. I only asked who were these hypocrites.

    The boogieman?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    So you two don't really give a damn about the story, you just want to jump and wave your hands and shout hypocrisy at some unknown members.

    Seriously, I had to look up Clinton and pay to play and found some news about a Justice Department investigation of the Clinton Foundation that I vaguely recall hearing about. Who was it raised a fuss here?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chris View Post
    So you two don't really give a damn about the story, you just want to jump and wave your hands and shout hypocrisy at some unknown members.

    Seriously, I had to look up Clinton and pay to play and found some news about a Justice Department investigation of the Clinton Foundation that I vaguely recall hearing about. Who was it raised a fuss here?
    Lol,. Amazing! You even said that with a straight face!
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    Quote Originally Posted by hanger4 View Post
    Have seen a news article claiming Cohen's LLC was set up for "access" to Trump. Avenatti didn't say that either, Avenatti said "insight into" Trump. .......... Sure, I care, I'm still waiting for Mueller to indict the hackers of the DNC server/s. Discovery should be quite interesting.
    The first sentence should read "Haven't seen a news article", sorry for any confusion.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Common Sense View Post
    I guess there are others who can't see the hypocrisy when it's pointed out.
    I hope you know, hypocrisy isn't inclusive to ONE party.

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