Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Off-Topic > Off-Topic > International affairs/politics  
View Poll Results: Will Trump be a good President?
Yes 93 26.50%
No 258 73.50%
Voters: 351. You may not vote on this poll

Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #20661  
Old 13.12.2019, 08:14
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: CH
Posts: 11,010
Groaned at 349 Times in 285 Posts
Thanked 16,175 Times in 8,227 Posts
greenmount has a reputation beyond reputegreenmount has a reputation beyond reputegreenmount has a reputation beyond reputegreenmount has a reputation beyond reputegreenmount has a reputation beyond reputegreenmount has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
Imagine growing up and being able to tell your grandkids that, at the tender age of just 16, you managed to make the President of the United States so bitter and jealous he repeatedly made a tit of himself on social media over you?
What's the world coming to?

Angry old man* telling a teenager to chill. Maybe we should invite him over on EF?

*No, I'm playing it down now. The USA president at that. Just....wow.

Might be because of the dopamine-induced loop by Twitter....

Last edited by greenmount; 13.12.2019 at 08:27.
This user would like to thank greenmount for this useful post:
  #20662  
Old 13.12.2019, 11:23
marton's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Kt. Zürich
Posts: 11,430
Groaned at 527 Times in 444 Posts
Thanked 20,459 Times in 10,758 Posts
marton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

US Reports that the US and China have reached an initial trade deal were met with silence in Beijing where officials declined to confirm whether an agreement had been made. Nevertheless, all US Stock markets hit record highs.
We can only wait and see.

Meanwhile, Trump may have broken his personal record of the number of tweets in a day yesterday; mostly retweets moaning about impeachment.

The Dems delayed their impeachment vote until today so it could be on TV.

A Friday story; a business-backed trade group, called the Pass USMCA Coalition, established to back President Trump’s United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) has backed off from calling for USMCA to be signed following compromises made by the White House in its negotiations with House Democrats.
__________________
It is naive to assume my posts are my own work
  #20663  
Old 13.12.2019, 16:57
marton's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Kt. Zürich
Posts: 11,430
Groaned at 527 Times in 444 Posts
Thanked 20,459 Times in 10,758 Posts
marton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
US Reports that the US and China have reached an initial trade deal were met with silence in Beijing where officials declined to confirm whether an agreement had been made. Nevertheless, all US Stock markets hit record highs.
We can only wait and see.
And from Trump world
Quote:
Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrump

The Wall Street Journal story on the China Deal is completely wrong, especially their statement on Tariffs.
Fake News. They should find a better leaker!
3:06 PM · Dec 13, 2019
China has also not yet confirmed that the US and China have reached an initial trade deal.

US stock indices displaying signs of confusion; up, down and round the corner
  #20664  
Old 13.12.2019, 18:30
marton's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Kt. Zürich
Posts: 11,430
Groaned at 527 Times in 444 Posts
Thanked 20,459 Times in 10,758 Posts
marton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
And from Trump world

Quote:
Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrump

The Wall Street Journal story on the China Deal is completely wrong, especially their statement on Tariffs.
Fake News. They should find a better leaker!
3:06 PM · Dec 13, 2019
China has also not yet confirmed that the US and China have reached an initial trade deal.

US stock indices displaying signs of confusion; up, down and around the corner
More from the Trump world
Quote:
Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrump

We have agreed to a very large Phase One Deal with China. They have agreed to many structural changes and massive purchases of Agricultural Product, Energy, and Manufactured Goods, plus much more.
The 25% Tariffs will remain as is, with 7 1/2% put on much of the remainder

The Penalty Tariffs set for December 15th will not be charged because of the fact that we made the deal. We will begin negotiations on the Phase Two Deal immediately, rather than waiting until after the 2020 Election.
This is an amazing deal for all. Thank you!
This time Chinese officials announced that agreement had been reached on text for the nine-part deal. The text has not been released so details are not known.

The exact situation on tariffs is confused and not helped by Trump's tweet which is contradictory. So about the Penalty Tariffs set for December 15th; will they not be charged or will be charged but at 7.5%, not the original planned 15%.
__________________
It is naive to assume my posts are my own work
  #20665  
Old 13.12.2019, 19:40
curley's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: canton ZH
Posts: 13,132
Groaned at 218 Times in 182 Posts
Thanked 15,264 Times in 7,847 Posts
curley has a reputation beyond reputecurley has a reputation beyond reputecurley has a reputation beyond reputecurley has a reputation beyond reputecurley has a reputation beyond reputecurley has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
More from the Trump world


This time Chinese officials announced that agreement had been reached on text for the nine-part deal. The text has not been released so details are not known.

The exact situation on tariffs is confused and not helped by Trump's tweet which is contradictory. So about the Penalty Tariffs set for December 15th; will they not be charged or will be charged but at 7.5%, not the original planned 15%.
The Chinese should just have refused any delivery between October and February. Haven't we learnt from Greta that it's the children to get the adult's arses moving?
This user would like to thank curley for this useful post:
  #20666  
Old 13.12.2019, 20:32
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: CH
Posts: 11,010
Groaned at 349 Times in 285 Posts
Thanked 16,175 Times in 8,227 Posts
greenmount has a reputation beyond reputegreenmount has a reputation beyond reputegreenmount has a reputation beyond reputegreenmount has a reputation beyond reputegreenmount has a reputation beyond reputegreenmount has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

I agree! Children should be seen but not heard...
  #20667  
Old 13.12.2019, 22:49
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
The Chinese should just have refused any delivery between October and February.
The Americans would probably just get take-away (or take-out), in that case.

Last edited by Guest; 16.12.2019 at 03:07.
This user would like to thank for this useful post:
  #20668  
Old 14.12.2019, 11:19
robBob's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Zurich
Posts: 3,035
Groaned at 64 Times in 49 Posts
Thanked 2,911 Times in 1,546 Posts
robBob has a reputation beyond reputerobBob has a reputation beyond reputerobBob has a reputation beyond reputerobBob has a reputation beyond reputerobBob has a reputation beyond reputerobBob has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
Now that he's won, how do you think his presidency will be?
It's not easy to be best!
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/12/13/u...ml?partner=msn
  #20669  
Old 15.12.2019, 21:10
marton's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Kt. Zürich
Posts: 11,430
Groaned at 527 Times in 444 Posts
Thanked 20,459 Times in 10,758 Posts
marton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Even Fox News; poll with Interviews conducted December 8-11, 2019


Trump approval 45%, disapproval 53%

Trump has been successful revising trade deals with other countries; Yes 42%, No 48%
Building a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border? Favor 44%, Oppose 52%

Do you think President Trump should be impeached and removed from office; Yes 50%, No 46%

Edit;
Quote:
Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrump

The @foxnewPolls, always inaccurate, are heavily weighted toward Dems. So ridiculous - same thing happened in 2016. They got it all wrong.
Get a new pollster!
8:08 PM · Dec 15, 2019

Last edited by marton; 15.12.2019 at 21:52.
  #20670  
Old 15.12.2019, 22:03
marton's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Kt. Zürich
Posts: 11,430
Groaned at 527 Times in 444 Posts
Thanked 20,459 Times in 10,758 Posts
marton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

So Trump now saying that the IG report (which he claims proves he was right about the imaginary conspiracy against him) can’t be believed?

Quote:
Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrump

As bad as the I.G. Report is for the FBI and others, and it is really bad, remember that I.G. Horowitz was appointed by Obama.
There was tremendous bias and guilt exposed, so obvious, but Horowitz couldn’t get himself to say it.
Big credibility loss. Obama knew everything!
7:01 PM · Dec 15, 2019
Name:  FoxPoll.jpg
Views: 189
Size:  163.6 KB
  #20671  
Old 16.12.2019, 11:39
marton's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Kt. Zürich
Posts: 11,430
Groaned at 527 Times in 444 Posts
Thanked 20,459 Times in 10,758 Posts
marton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

In all seriousness, one has to wonder if Trump is getting senile?
Quote:
Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrump

Because Nancy’s teeth were falling out of her mouth, and she didn’t have time to think!
Quote:
Mark Meadows@RepMarkMeadows
· Dec 13
Because it wasn’t true https://twitter.com/thehill/status/1205334024853557248
  #20672  
Old 16.12.2019, 11:42
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Zurich
Posts: 13,579
Groaned at 1,255 Times in 836 Posts
Thanked 19,873 Times in 7,663 Posts
Chuff has a reputation beyond reputeChuff has a reputation beyond reputeChuff has a reputation beyond reputeChuff has a reputation beyond reputeChuff has a reputation beyond reputeChuff has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
In all seriousness, one has to wonder if Trump is getting senile?
People have been wondering that for some time now. Clearly he is not in full possession of his mental faculties.
  #20673  
Old 16.12.2019, 11:46
robBob's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Zurich
Posts: 3,035
Groaned at 64 Times in 49 Posts
Thanked 2,911 Times in 1,546 Posts
robBob has a reputation beyond reputerobBob has a reputation beyond reputerobBob has a reputation beyond reputerobBob has a reputation beyond reputerobBob has a reputation beyond reputerobBob has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Kind of wonder who the 41% are?
Then again I really don't wonder.
The following 2 users would like to thank robBob for this useful post:
  #20674  
Old 16.12.2019, 12:58
curley's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: canton ZH
Posts: 13,132
Groaned at 218 Times in 182 Posts
Thanked 15,264 Times in 7,847 Posts
curley has a reputation beyond reputecurley has a reputation beyond reputecurley has a reputation beyond reputecurley has a reputation beyond reputecurley has a reputation beyond reputecurley has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
Kind of wonder who the 41% are?
Then again I really don't wonder.
I did too. And it's definitely still far too many.
The following 3 users would like to thank curley for this useful post:
  #20675  
Old 19.12.2019, 09:25
Banned
 
Join Date: Oct 2007
Location: CH
Posts: 10,970
Groaned at 2,032 Times in 1,120 Posts
Thanked 5,139 Times in 3,246 Posts
omtatsat omtatsat omtatsat omtatsat omtatsat
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

"Christ you know it ain't easy
You know how hard it can be
The way things are going
They're going to crucify me"



https://triblive.com/opinion/letter-...e-crucifixion/

Shame on you USA!

Last edited by omtatsat; 19.12.2019 at 09:56.
  #20676  
Old 19.12.2019, 09:34
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Zurich
Posts: 8,589
Groaned at 305 Times in 232 Posts
Thanked 19,672 Times in 6,857 Posts
k_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

I don't know what is more relevant news: Democrats finally found a reason for impeachment or Hillary's presidential facelift?
The following 2 users would like to thank k_and_e for this useful post:
  #20677  
Old 19.12.2019, 10:39
marton's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Kt. Zürich
Posts: 11,430
Groaned at 527 Times in 444 Posts
Thanked 20,459 Times in 10,758 Posts
marton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
I don't know what is more relevant news: Democrats finally found a reason for impeachment or Hillary's presidential facelift?
They did not find a reason, there was a credible whistleblower complaint thrust on them.
Chances of a fair Senate trial seem to be remote with several Senators saying they have made up their minds and will not listen to the evidence. In that case, how will history remember the GOP senators; as brave warriors or as corrupt politicians who broke their oath of office?

After all of the GOP pretending to cry about quoting a minor [Barron] in a political statement, Trump said last night;
Quote:
“I could have Barron Trump go into Central Park and he’d get a crowd,” Trump said at the rally in Battle Creek, Mich. "He’d get a bigger crowd,” than Warren."
I expect Melania will tweet a complaint

Meanwhile, five senior Pentagon officials have resigned in the last seven days; probably nothing to do with Trump.
__________________
It is naive to assume my posts are my own work
This user would like to thank marton for this useful post:
  #20678  
Old 19.12.2019, 12:50
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

"This lowers the standard for impeachment", say Republicans who did it over a blowjob.
The following 4 users would like to thank for this useful post:
  #20679  
Old 19.12.2019, 13:34
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Interesting coincidence, given Trump's 180-degree turnaround on his friendship with Bill Clinton:

Trump was impeached on 18 December 2019.

Clinton was impeached on 19 December 1998.

Sadly, although Clinton was impeached in his second term, Trump can't claim to have been impeached faster than any president in history, as Andrew Johnson was impeached at the end of the third year of his first (and only) term. Trump is already into the fourth year of his.
  #20680  
Old 19.12.2019, 13:37
curley's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 2006
Location: canton ZH
Posts: 13,132
Groaned at 218 Times in 182 Posts
Thanked 15,264 Times in 7,847 Posts
curley has a reputation beyond reputecurley has a reputation beyond reputecurley has a reputation beyond reputecurley has a reputation beyond reputecurley has a reputation beyond reputecurley has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
They did not find a reason, there was a credible whistleblower complaint thrust on them.
Chances of a fair Senate trial seem to be remote with several Senators saying they have made up their minds and will not listen to the evidence. In that case, how will history remember the GOP senators; as brave warriors or as corrupt politicians who broke their oath of office?
I read that as "Chances of a fair Santa trial seem to be remote>>
You had me there for a moment.
The following 2 users would like to thank curley for this useful post:
Closed Thread




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 3 (0 members and 3 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Will Hillary Clinton run for president again? PanFastic International affairs/politics 162 06.11.2020 12:15
Poll: Will Trump win the 2020 elections? k_and_e International affairs/politics 14 05.06.2018 23:06
A generic "will my salary be good enough" post Larsh Employment 51 12.12.2017 13:51
Will Trump be the next US President? Phil_MCR International affairs/politics 2618 14.11.2016 12:16
Shall I inform my employer that I will be self employed or be a owner of a company? Broth76 Business & entrepreneur 6 09.07.2012 17:59


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 08:22.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2021, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0