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Old 12.11.2016, 00:50
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Maybe you prefer Twitter?;
Trump has given America's highest security clearances to Chris Christie, Rudy Giuliani, Newt Gingrich and Mike Rogers

Republican official says Trump will not fully repeal Obamacare, build a wall, ban Muslim travel or mass deport illegals

Does not seem possible to verify these claims
Well an easy start is a website called Google. From there I see any headlines on the topic some similar to your claims, and different versions and spins. Clicking on a few, it seems the majority refer to an interview he did with the Wall Street Journal after his meeting with Obama. Sooooo, guess what's the next step, let's look at the actual Wall Street Journal to see what he actually said?!!!? Hint....its a bit different from some of the other headlines are sourcing it are saying.
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Despite what Chemmie says, some of us have just been reading selected transcripts of the interview in American news channels. Both aspects he's looking into keeping, have their merit. This will be a case of how much you can lose without the original concept becoming obsolete, and the need to start from scratch.

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And now we can add another dreaded 'ism'...

nepotism ....

So much for voting to get rid of family dinasties
That I find disturbing. This is the Presidency, NOT The Trump Organization. The conflict of interests concern will only be magnified by this move.

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Maybe you prefer Twitter?;
Trump has given America's highest security clearances to Chris Christie, Rudy Giuliani, Newt Gingrich and Mike Rogers

Republican official says Trump will not fully repeal Obamacare, build a wall, ban Muslim travel or mass deport illegals

Does not seem possible to verify these claims
http://www.wsj.com/articles/donald-t...law-1478895339

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Mr. Trump declined to identify a single top priority upon taking office, saying: “I have a lot of first priorities.”
Donald, you went off script, the proper Donaldspeak would have been:

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I have a huge lot of first priorities. You wouldn't believe how many first priorities I have. I have the greatest first priorities.
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Old 12.11.2016, 00:59
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It worries me that people use their Facebook feed as a referenced news source when the entire Internet is available.

The actual story is that Trump agrees with and wants to keep two aspects of the affordable health act.

-so far...

Yeah, yeah. I'm not writing a paper for publication.....just a casual post on EF. I think you should worry about more important stuff and avoid talking down to people.

Keeping kids on their parents plans till 26, and no pre- existing conditions are very important, I hope they'll also deal with treatment caps. I have too many friends that will die otherwise.
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Old 12.11.2016, 01:07
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Yeah, yeah. I'm not writing a paper for publication.....just a casual post on EF. I think you should worry about more important stuff.

Keeping kids on their parents plans till 26, and no pre- existing conditions are very important, I hope they'll also deal with treatment caps. I have too many friends that will die otherwise.
Fair enough, it's not a big deal for you. That's fine.

Unfortunately, for some people it is a big deal, and we see some people get very angry, aggressive(even here on ef), even violent.
Many of these incidents are based on fact which has slowly been warped from source-to-source, each one trying to out 'viral' the last.

Ever played the game telephone? A lot of the positives and the negatives of both candidates have done a lot of 'telephoning'. Now the US has elected a leader, the least we can do is stay as true to the facts as possible before we attack him.
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Old 12.11.2016, 01:17
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Fair enough, it's not a big deal for you. That's fine.

Unfortunately, for some people it is a big deal, and we see some people get very angry, aggressive(even here on ef), even violent.
Many of these incidents are based on fact which has slowly been warped from source-to-source, each one trying to out 'viral' the last.

Ever played the game telephone? A lot of the positives and the negatives of both candidates have done a lot of 'telephoning'. Now the US has elected a leader, the least we can do is stay as true to the facts as possible before we attack him.
I'm really trying to relax about the whole thing. I prefer non violence. And surreal absurdity. And yes, I've played telephone.

Truth be told, keeping kids on till 26, and eliminating pre existing conditions is smart and fairly inexpensive. Will buy him a lot of good will from average folk without chronic disease and will probably keep the swamp things in the GOP from violent action (sorry but the whole drain the swamp crap is so delightful)
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Old 12.11.2016, 01:22
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I'm really trying to relax about the whole thing. I prefer non violence. And surreal absurdity. And yes, I've played telephone.

Truth be told, keeping kids on till 26, and eliminating pre existing conditions is smart and fairly inexpensive. Will buy him a lot of good will from average folk without chronic disease and will probably keep the swamp things in the GOP from violent action (sorry but the whole drain the swamp crap is so delightful)

Of course I'm in full agreement that those are good points , and he is very smart to keep them in.

I'm just trying to keep it in the right perspective: this is a good thing, and a positive action of the future president. Not, Trump is a terrible presidential elect...look how he flip-flops.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

What's your favorite Apprentice episode?
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Old 12.11.2016, 01:57
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Favorite?

http://www.usatoday.com/story/life/t...ouse/93646688/

I need a stiff one, I mean a uuuuge one.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

And now .... :
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Of course I'm in full agreement that those are good points , and he is very smart to keep them in.

I'm just trying to keep it in the right perspective: this is a good thing, and a positive action of the future president. Not, Trump is a terrible presidential elect...look how he flip-flops.
Always the optimist, eh? How fortunate you can keep us in The Right Perspective. Well, I think he will be awful, and for all the brave talk of being an outsider, he's in with Guiliani, Gingrich, and the rest plus the medieval Pence.

However, I appreciate and welcome any attempt to adopt reasonable policies. Flip flops are good, if he flops in the appropriate direction.

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And now we can add another dreaded 'ism'...

nepotism ....

So much for voting to get rid of family dinasties
So they'll be a combination of Bush and Kennedy? How delightful - I can see Melania ordering a huge number of Chanel suits...:ROFL:
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Definitely will be a good president for the entertainment industry. Never a dull moment guaranteed!
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Old 12.11.2016, 12:20
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And then there is this:

http://www.usatoday.com/story/tech/n...cide/93617792/
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Despite what Chemmie says, some of us have just been reading selected transcripts of the interview in American news channels.

Both aspects he's looking into keeping, have their merit. This will be a case of how much you can lose without the original concept becoming obsolete, and the need to start from scratch.
Probably Trump's main challenge is that the Obamacare legislation is not modular so it may not be possible or extremely difficult to split it up like he is considering.

BTW, one of my tweets posted was "Republican official says...."
I read the WSJ twice but did not find anything about a "Republican official" statements so maybe Chemmie can help me
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Not sure who is worse Theresa May or Donald.
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Not sure who is worse Theresa May or Donald.
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Probably Trump's main challenge is that the Obamacare legislation is not modular so it may not be possible or extremely difficult to split it up like he is considering.

BTW, one of my tweets posted was "Republican official says...."
I read the WSJ twice but did not find anything about a "Republican official" statements so maybe Chemmie can help me
As I wrote earlier, twitter is a terrible source of single quotes of information.
If you do want some legitimacy, maybe a link to the tweet, who wrote it gives some insight.
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As I wrote earlier, twitter is a terrible source of single quotes of information.
If you do want some legitimacy, maybe a link to the tweet, who wrote it gives some insight.
Maybe try the Washington Post here

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Trump also avoided answering whether he would follow through on a campaign vow to appoint a special prosecutor to investigate Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton
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He may not spend very much time trying to get Mexico to pay for it [the wall] , but it was a great campaign device,” Gingrich said
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former House Intelligence Committee chairman Mike Rogers (R-Mich.) said this week that Trump’s waterboarding remarks were just “campaign talk,”
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