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Old 11.11.2016, 10:23
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

And they said Hillary was a liar......

Note: Due to an unpredecented rush, it's become nearly impossible to book a Trump pre-Nov 8 lobotomy appointment.
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Old 11.11.2016, 10:25
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

So Trump has never met Putin, and has no relationship with him (therefore, according to Sbrinz's post above, no redeeming qualities at all) --

or --

Trump is a liar, adding to the list of unredeeming qualities he possesses.

You choose.
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Old 11.11.2016, 10:31
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Now that you understand the basics of why people cry, how does it affect you, exactly if someone else does it?
Well I mostly laugh. Mostly.

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Old 11.11.2016, 10:36
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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So Trump has never met Putin, and has no relationship with him (therefore, according to Sbrinz's post above, no redeeming qualities at all) --

or --

Trump is a liar, adding to the list of unredeeming qualities he possesses.

You choose.
He's a liar any way you look at it.
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Old 11.11.2016, 10:40
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whoever holds the position of the most powerful position in the world
That would be Putin.

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Old 11.11.2016, 10:41
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I think the ramifications of one are slightly greater than the other, Loz.
Indeed, soccer riots are much more of a problem!

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Old 11.11.2016, 10:44
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Well I mostly laugh. Mostly.
Nice.

Both sides seem to enjoy picking up on each others more "dramatic" reactions and using that as a "look how rational we are compared to them" cheap shot but in reality most people don't react with such drama.

Unfortunately, the media doesn't sell copy based on the "meh" type reactions from 95% of the rest of the population.

Everybody loves a bit of drama to validate their own opinions, don't they?
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Old 11.11.2016, 10:48
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

The OH told me there was a nice piece on German radio this morning.

They were saying that after a Brexit, a Trump victory, and the rise to power of far right parties in the Netherlands, France and Austria now all foregone conclusions (yeah, they actually said that), and the fools and populsits already controlling most of eastern and southern Europe, that Germany must brace itself to be the only democratic country still standing on the continent. This is why it needs strong leadership and this is why Merkel needs to stay.

Interesting how the criss that she was so instrumental in creating may well be the reason people turn to her for comfort.
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Old 11.11.2016, 10:52
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Everybody loves a bit of drama to validate their own opinions, don't they?
Not really, I'd have exactly the same reaction to this guy.



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The OH told me there was a nice piece on German radio this morning.

They were saying that after a Brexit, a Trump victory, and the rise to power of far right parties in the Netherlands, France and Austria now all foregone conclusions (yeah, they actually said that), and the fools and populsits already controlling most of eastern and southern Europe, that Germany must brace itself to be the only democratic country still standing on the continent. This is why it needs strong leadership and this is why Merkel needs to stay.

Interesting how the criss that she was so instrumental in creating may well be the reason people turn to her for comfort.
Hehe, roll on next October. She's going to be in for a shock.
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Old 11.11.2016, 10:53
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

CNN is currently carrying images of a riot in Portland. Kids smashing stuff and aiming fireworks at policeofficers.

Trump released a vain and pointless tweet. As far as I can tell, Clinton has said nothing, neither has Obama.

The police PR officer seems to be the only balanced voice.
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Old 11.11.2016, 10:56
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Not really, I'd have exactly the same reaction to this guy.

But basically you are actively seeking out and feeding off other people's dramatic reactions, right?

That was my point.
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Old 11.11.2016, 10:58
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The OH told me there was a nice piece on German radio this morning.

They were saying that after a Brexit, a Trump victory, and the rise to power of far right parties in the Netherlands, France and Austria now all foregone conclusions (yeah, they actually said that), and the fools and populsits already controlling most of eastern and southern Europe, that Germany must brace itself to be the only democratic country still standing on the continent. This is why it needs strong leadership and this is why Merkel needs to stay.

Interesting how the criss that she was so instrumental in creating may well be the reason people turn to her for comfort.

It's a cult. That reality distortion bubble they live under is easily popped.
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Old 11.11.2016, 11:01
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

It's such a shame to see people not accepting it and crying over spilled milk.

On the other hand, outside of the US a bit more positive vibes prevail.

US election 2016: Russia's weird victory celebrations
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-37943989

Nafta can be discussed, but not renegotiated, says Mexico
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-37945913

And this ...

Trump presidency: Canadians ready to welcome troubled Yanks
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-37918980
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CNN is currently carrying images of a riot in Portland. Kids smashing stuff and aiming fireworks at policeofficers.

Trump released a vain and pointless tweet. As far as I can tell, Clinton has said nothing, neither has Obama.

The police PR officer seems to be the only balanced voice.

Some news outlet posted ads on Craigslist to come to a demonstration to get on TV.


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On the other hand, outside of the US a bit more positive vibes prevail.
There is a lot of positivity in the US about it, you are just not seeing it on the news.
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But basically you are actively seeking out and feeding off other people's dramatic reactions, right?

That was my point.


The posted vid is fake anyway.

Amazing that people have the time/energy/inclination to watch/get trolled by/repost such drivel. Thanks Loz.
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He's a liar any way you look at it.
I just wonder how long it will take before those pistol toting yeehaw cowboys realize that they were sold a bunch of lies, while their illustrious leader elect is off in St Andrews playing a few rounds of golf and grabbing poor wee Scots lasses pussies.

Like Brexit they'll regret it soon enough. Thankfully Tronald Dump prefers money to war, so I hope we are safe from itchy red button fingers
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Some news outlet posted ads on Craigslist to come to a demonstration to get on TV.
I'm guessing you can substantiate that claim.
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I'm guessing you can substantiate that claim.
Of course. On Craigslist, "This posting has been deleted by its author.". How do I upload a screenshot here?
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Of course. On Craigslist, "This posting has been deleted by its author.". How do I upload a screenshot here?
What keywords did you search on, and how do you know it was posted by the media?
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