Ever So Slowly, The Swamp Is Draining

George KGeorge K Super ModeratorPosts: 9,971 Senior Member

WASHINGTON (AP) — Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said Friday he is resigning following renewed scrutiny of his handling of a 2008 secret plea deal with wealthy financier Jeffrey Esptein , who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls.

President Donald Trump, with Acosta at his side, made the announcement as he left the White House for a trip to Wisconsin and Ohio. The president said Acosta had been a “great” labor secretary...

https://apnews.com/35acc985953541f98149767b2b80d15f

Keep your stinkin' government hands off my Medicare.

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  • breamfisherbreamfisher Senior Member Posts: 4,743 Senior Member

    I will believe it is draining when he doesn't replace one salamander with another.

  • George KGeorge K Super Moderator Posts: 9,971 Senior Member

    Hey, what do you have against cute little orange salamanders? Trump's minions are more like flawed clones of the Creature From the Black Lagoon.

    Keep your stinkin' government hands off my Medicare.
  • Shawn C.Shawn C. Senior Member Posts: 6,957 Senior Member

    This Admin. has more turnover than your average Wal Mart.

  • breamfisherbreamfisher Senior Member Posts: 4,743 Senior Member

    Quote is messing up, but George I'm not talking about orange sallymanders, but rather Hellbenders. AKA Snot Otters.


  • George KGeorge K Super Moderator Posts: 9,971 Senior Member

    Yeah, we have them here in PA, but I've never seen one. Brown water snakes are my nemesis on two of my favorite creeks. Not poisonous, but very aggressive.

    Hellbenders do indeed qualify for top jobs in Trumpistan.

    Keep your stinkin' government hands off my Medicare.
  • fishingcomicfishingcomic Senior Member Posts: 24,102 Senior Member

    I saw one while fishing Pine Creek.

    'I've spoken of the Shining City all my political life. …In my mind it was a tall, proud city built on rocks stronger than oceans, windswept, God-blessed, and teeming with people of all kinds living in harmony and peace; a city with free ports that hummed with commerce and creativity. And if there had to be city walls, the walls had doors and the doors were open to anyone with the will and the heart to get here. That's how I saw it, and see it still.'" Ronald Reagan

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