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Old 14.11.2016, 15:38
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Before it gets too hot and heavy in here, can I offer a little light relief

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There's similar one where he wants to plant a prayer mat and a fake Kenyan passport in Obama's bedroom when he moves out.
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There's similar one where he wants to plant a prayer mat and a fake Kenyan passport in Obama's bedroom when he moves out.
Go over to Repertoire of terrible jokes thread. I have just posted it
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that is ironic yes, but not impossible. also note that he is not part of the (political) establishment that i was talking about.
No, but he's been on the fringes of the political spectrum long enough.

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i made some edits to flip the entire thing around...

maybe not look at history as if it is a prophecy. if you want to see parallels you will. at some point it becomes superstition.
Agreed, it is easy to spin / flip, and I'm not one for believing in prophecies. If I were, I'd have staked my house on a Leicester City / Brexit / Trump treble

What I can't eradicate, however, is the 'Lest we forget' aspect. I'm not comfortable with being myopic, particularly with Trump's administration looking to be pretty freeform and not necessarily down Republican party lines. A few of his appointments are proving that may be the case.

We can go bravely forward and take things as they come, or we can learn valid lessons and use them in an analytical manner. Hillary is out of the picture. End of! Never was a fan of hers anyway, but I believe Trump will severely test the resolve of even the most ardent Republican. I'm watching for red flags coming from the Republicans more than anyone else, particularly if a Republican Congress block him on anything.
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Whereas in an impetuous mood you have rather naively swallowed the whole Trump apologue.
Not enough to vote for him though

Phos sounds like all those corporate videos we all have to sit through, repeating the same drivel about results and performance that are put together by backroom people with little grasp of frontline reality.

Politics isn't all business! Business doesn't have the capability to send millions to die for it! When Phos grasps that...
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Old 14.11.2016, 16:59
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Politics isn't all business! Business doesn't have the capability to send millions to die for it! .
Ever heard of the East India Conpany?
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Way to go people!

"Donations to US abortion provider Planned Parenthood in the name of Vice President-elect Mike Pence have surged.

Donald Trump's running mate, who has been a long-time opponent of Planned Parenthood, will be sent a gift certificate for every donation made."

http://www.bbc.com/news/election-us-2016-37972928

I'd love to see his face when all those certificates arrive in his mailbox.
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Old 14.11.2016, 17:04
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Politics isn't all business! Business doesn't have the capability to send millions to die for it! When Phos grasps that...
Speaking of dying for war, the democrats would like to cultivate a poor population that is dependent on its government. Those are the ones that are more willingly go to war. If you have a population that is not dependent on its government, there is less appetite to go to war for it.

See if you can grasp that.
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Not enough to vote for him though

Phos sounds like all those corporate videos we all have to sit through, repeating the same drivel about results and performance that are put together by backroom people with little grasp of frontline reality.

Politics isn't all business! Business doesn't have the capability to send millions to die for it! When Phos grasps that...
Maybe he is Shane Dardon, and lied about his location then

https://youtu.be/FeBHr5TJ6K4
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Old 14.11.2016, 17:06
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Way to go people!

"Donations to US abortion provider Planned Parenthood in the name of Vice President-elect Mike Pence have surged.

Donald Trump's running mate, who has been a long-time opponent of Planned Parenthood, will be sent a gift certificate for every donation made."

http://www.bbc.com/news/election-us-2016-37972928

I'd love to see his face when all those certificates arrive in his mailbox.
Just to be clear, he's not getting a gift himself, but rather a notification of the gift in his name (sorry to be a pedant, but I had to double check that one myself).
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Speaking of dying for war, the democrats would like to cultivate a poor population that is dependent on its government. Those are the ones that are more willingly go to war. If you have a population that is not dependent on its government, there is less appetite to go to war for it.

See if you can grasp that.
I think the difficult thing to grasp is how you can chuck about so much unsubstantiated and outlandish claptrap and expect people to accept it unquestioningly. Are you in a government position because you'd fit right in.

You are the first one to crow when someone posts something which doesn't fit with your view.
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Old 14.11.2016, 17:18
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I think the difficult thing to grasp is how you can chuck about so much unsubstantiated and outlandish claptrap and expect people to accept it unquestioningly. Are you in a government position because you'd fit right in.

You are the first one to crow when someone posts something which doesn't fit with your view.

Ha, and the ridiculous posts you make are substantiated?

I don't think you folks have a really good grasp of US history. These wars were entered into by democratic administrations: World War I, II, Korea and Vietnam
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I don't think you folks have a really good grasp of US history. These wars were entered into by democratic administrations: World War I, II, Korea and Vietnam
So you'd have ignored the sinking of the Lusitania and shrugged off Pearl Harbour?
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Ha, and the ridiculous posts you make are substantiated?

I don't think you folks have a really good grasp of US history. These wars were entered into by democratic administrations: World War I, II, Korea and Vietnam
The difference is that I don't make any outlandish claims then beat everyone else around the head with them.
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The difference is that I don't make any outlandish claims then beat everyone else around the head with them.
It only beats you over the head because your polemics are weak.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Just watched a snippet of the 60 minutes interview from last night - with the President Elect. Everything will be great.

After the piece was over, there was an ad for the sponsor of the segment.

Viagra.

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Just watched a snippet of the 60 minutes interview from last night - with the President Erect. Everything will be great.

After the piece was over, there was an ad for the sponsor of the segment.

Viagra.

Ftfy
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I only beat people over the head because my polemics are weak.
That's better...
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

What do you all think about the appointment of Mr. Priebus as Chief of Staff and Mr. Bannon as Strategist/Senior Advisor?

They look like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to me...
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What do you all think about the appointment of Mr. Priebus as Chief of Staff and Mr. Bannon as Strategist/Senior Advisor?

They look like Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to me...
Priebus is very establishment Republicana - I think he can make Trump work with the party.


I see Bannon as spawn of the devil. Vindictive. I find Brietbart as a resource abhorrent.

Here's the 60 minutes interview if you're interested

http://digg.com/2016/donald-trump-60-minutes-interview
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I don't think you folks have a really good grasp of US history. These wars were entered into by democratic administrations: World War I, II, Korea and Vietnam
Afghanistan?
Iraq?
Pakistan?

I don't think you have a really good grasp of recent US history.
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