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Old 23.11.2016, 11:02
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And racist nazis too, right? You see, I think your head is full, and I don't think you will neither convince anyone of anything, nor learn anything here.
Well, dude, we know for sure what yours is full of.

(Btw a double negative in English is a no-no. Tricky to negotiate, I agree).
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Old 23.11.2016, 11:06
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I think the winds of change may be dreadful for you. I can't say sorry, as its not my fault and its a choice you make, but my condolences nevertheless.
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Old 23.11.2016, 11:16
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I think the winds of change may be dreadful for you. I can't say sorry, as its not my fault and its a choice you make, but my condolences nevertheless.
Don't worry, Phos, those same winds will blow on you too. I hope you've paid off your mortgage.
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As for the optimism side, some think its the end of the world, but more mature people I know understand there are opportunities here.
There are opportunities in anything and any situation. The thing is how you play your hand and what your motivation is.

If you're on a desert island with 10 people and no clean water source, but you have a 2lt bottle of mineral water, do you give everyone a share to ingratiate yourself, or sell it to the highest bidder? Both of those are opportunities.
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Old 23.11.2016, 11:39
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There are opportunities in anything and any situation. The thing is how you play your hand and what your motivation is.

If you're on a desert island with 10 people and no clean water source, but you have a 2lt bottle of mineral water, do you give everyone a share to ingratiate yourself, or sell it to the highest bidder? Both of those are opportunities.
Yet all I'm hearing is a third option; you cry, complain and look for someone to blame. :roll eyes:
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Yet all I'm hearing is a third option; you cry, complain and look for someone to blame. :roll eyes:
You're wrong. It doesn't matter to me. I'm not American.

What does matter is staying true to what I believe, win or lose, but you're someone who doesn't have the courage of your convictions. You change with the wind. You're a fickle creature. Those are my observations based upon your recent behaviour and it's up to you whether you see them as criticisms. They aren't meant that way.

If the future is all wine and roses, why didn't you have the courage of your convictions to actually vote? You're not being proactive in any of this, merely managing your expectations based upon the result.
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That's easy. Click on user name, profile, under user lists, "Add to ignore list".
I'd rather save everyone else from your drivel as well
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Old 23.11.2016, 11:58
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You're wrong. It doesn't matter to me. I'm not American.

What does matter is staying true to what I believe, win or lose, but you're someone who doesn't have the courage of your convictions. You change with the wind. You're a fickle creature. Those are my observations based upon your recent behaviour and it's up to you whether you see them as criticisms. They aren't meant that way.

If the future is all wine and roses, why didn't you have the courage of your convictions to actually vote? You're not being proactive in any of this, merely managing your expectations based upon the result.
Silly. We had two bad candidates, neither of which inspired me to vote for them. It's over, then we move on.

Did you folks need a crying session first or something?
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Did you folks need a crying session first or something?
Didn't cry. Won't cry. Am not American!
You're talking in riddles again.
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Old 23.11.2016, 13:06
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Yes, I agree I wasn't comfortable with the markets behaving like the 90's. It seemed like they've learned nothing, and can miss this opportunity for change by getting high again. I'm more interested in fundamental changes, particularly the draining of the swamp, which is badly needed.

To be fair to the buffoon, he hasn't stepped into office yet, and this is his low -profile self as he awaits his electoral votes. He has though implemented a restriction of lobbying for 5 years and restrictions on foreign lobbying for his cabinet. The term limits is not up to him, but that is something to battle with congress.

Like I said, what we have here is an opportunity for change. He might snake out of it, we don't know yet. When he does, I would certainly be pissed about it myself. But at the moment, I don't see anything to get pissed about.

As for the optimism side, some think its the end of the world, but more mature people I know understand there are opportunities here.
"He has though implemented a restriction of lobbying for 5 years and restrictions on foreign lobbying for his cabinet." Really? Before he is inaugurated?
Implemented or just another wish like jailing Clinton?
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Just attempting to read the Trump NYT interview transcript, but it's tortuous. It's like the kind of conversation you get when you ask a 4yr old what they want for Christmas. His standard of English is incredibly poor at the point where he should be upping his game.

http://www.nytimes.com/2016/11/23/us...ranscript.html

It beggars beliefe that he can flip flop from this...

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The failing @nytimes just announced that complaints about them are at a 15 year high. I can fully understand that - but why announce?
https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...26635579424768

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O.K. Well, I just appreciate the meeting and I have great respect for The New York Times. Tremendous respect. It’s very special. Always has been very special. I think I’ve been treated very rough. It’s well out there that I’ve been treated extremely unfairly in a sense, in a true sense. I wouldn’t only complain about The Times.
...to this within hours. They must have appealed to his vanity.
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Old 23.11.2016, 13:34
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"He has though implemented a restriction of lobbying for 5 years and restrictions on foreign lobbying for his cabinet." Really? Before he is inaugurated?
Implemented or just another wish like jailing Clinton?
They announced it is stipulated in the contract of any incoming staff member.
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Just attempting to read the Trump NYT interview transcript, but it's tortuous. It's like the kind of conversation you get when you ask a 4yr old what they want for Christmas. His standard of English is incredibly poor at the point where he should be upping his game.
Yes, his English is appalling. But not just that. I thought you might like this:

http://www.politico.com/magazine/sto...g-style-214391
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They announced it is stipulated in the contract of any incoming staff member.
Thanks, so they still have to be approved by Senate.(Article II, Section 2, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution, ).
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Old 23.11.2016, 13:53
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Thanks, so they still have to be approved by Senate.(Article II, Section 2, Clause 2 of the United States Constitution, ).
For a staff work contract? I doubt it. Thats between the state department and the staff.
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Make of this what you will. But talking to Farage about those horrible plans to build a wind-farm, and talking to Macri about a stalled office building doesn't auger well if you think this man is going to put his country's interests before his own:

https://www.theguardian.com/world/20...s-aires-office

"Breaking his golf clubs in anger" - does that remind anyone of John McEnroe? What amazing self-control. (Shows in his Tweet fights).

Also, read about the disproportionate number of votes DT got in states using electronic voting systems:

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...ania-wisconsin

Interesting. What do you say, Phos? More cry-baby complaining on the part of sore losers, or a rather worrying indication of foul-play?
I doubt he is capable of splitting his personal interests after a lifetime of doing the opposite; it is too deeply ingrained.
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Also, read about the disproportionate number of votes DT got in states using electronic voting systems:
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/...ania-wisconsin
That is interesting. It seems unlikely that the Trump administration would investigate that, though.

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His standard of English is incredibly poor at the point where he should be upping his game.
The gulf between his utterances and Obama's eloquence is astounding. Even George W. Bush was miles ahead of him. But perhaps it works in his favour if it makes him seem more "ordinary".
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Obama says USA is the greatest nation on earth.
It was refreshing to hear that Trump is going to make USA great again.So I guess its not really the greatest nation. Even Obama gets it wrong
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Obama says USA is the greatest nation on earth.
It was refreshing to hear that Trump is going to make USA great again.So I guess its not really the greatest nation. Even Obama gets it wrong
Yeah, some people really need to hear they're the greatest nation on earth.
Trump gives them plenty of that.
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Obama says USA is the greatest nation on earth.
It was refreshing to hear that Trump is going to make USA great again.So I guess its not really the greatest nation. Even Obama gets it wrong
No, no, no. So, once upon a time the country was great, then it became the greatest, and now Trump will take the country back down a notch, from it being the greatest to making it great (again).
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