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Old 16.01.2017, 10:36
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.....Second, he very likely knows what the rest of us know: Most of the things he promised to do in order to get elected make no sense. And for that reason alone he may not do them.
Just curious, which of the promises do you think make no sense and why?

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Old 16.01.2017, 10:55
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Just curious, which of the promises do you think make no sense and why?
Lock up Hillary. Because they are mates really and probably have similar social circles.
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Old 16.01.2017, 10:56
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Lock up Hillary. Because they are mates really and probably have similar social circles.
Are you disappointed about that?
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Old 16.01.2017, 10:59
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Are you disappointed about that?
I'm neither here nor there on the issue. He campaigned pretty hard on it, only to renege on day 1 though.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

What's the point of popular vote in the US?
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Old 16.01.2017, 12:11
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What's the point of popular vote in the US?
There isn't one, at least for the President. Does that answer your question?
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Old 16.01.2017, 12:12
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Great laugh but why does Trump have a no entry sign on his plinth?
A message to would-be Islamic, Mexican or other undesirable migrants, maybe?
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Old 16.01.2017, 12:38
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Lock up Hillary. Because they are mates really and probably have similar social circles.
I'm still convinced that he was put up to this by Bill - and then went rogue because he was enjoying himself so much.
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Old 16.01.2017, 12:47
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What's the point of popular vote in the US?
To chose the electors, who in turn do the actual voting.

Same as here pretty much (except that here they aren't bound for the first round as they are in the US)

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Old 16.01.2017, 13:02
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It isn't Monday morning without a butthurt tweet from a billionaire living in a 58th floor penthouse proclaiming himself a victim.
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Old 16.01.2017, 13:06
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To chose the electors, who in turn do the actual voting.

Same as here pretty much (except that here they aren't bound for the first round as they are in the US)

Tom
Ok, but what's the point of saying that Hillary won the popular vote?

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...-a7451661.html
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Old 16.01.2017, 13:06
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To chose the electors, who in turn do the actual voting.
Because when it comes to elections, the US apparently seem unable to grasp the invention of computers or indeed the telephone.
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Old 16.01.2017, 13:08
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Ok, but what's the point of saying that Hillary won the popular vote?

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/wo...-a7451661.html
There is no point. It's like complaining about the rules of a game after the game is over.
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Old 16.01.2017, 13:10
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It isn't Monday morning without a butthurt tweet from a billionaire living in a 58th floor penthouse proclaiming himself a victim.
Today its about the CIA and Saturday Night Live. That is a helluva mix. And then it ripples through cyberspace.

Looks like Trump is cutting out the professional media middleman. Some of them may have to get real jobs. And Le Pen is trying to figure out how to follow suit.

This is a game change.
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Old 16.01.2017, 13:26
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Just curious, which of the promises do you think make no sense and why?
Here are some of them
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1. Build a wall along the southern border

2. Make Mexico pay for the wall. If Mexico refuses, then the United States will impound all remittance payments taken from the wages of illegal immigrants, cut foreign aid, institute tariffs, cancel visas for Mexican business leaders and diplomats, and increase fees for visas, border-crossing cards and port use.

3. Get rid of Common Core because it's "a disaster" and a "very bad thing."

4. The Environmental Protection Agency might also disappear.

5. Get rid of Obamacare and replace it with something "terrific" that is "so much better, so much better, so much better."

6. Be unpredictable. "No one is going to touch us, because I'm so unpredictable."

7. Knock down the regulatory walls between states for health insurance, making plans available nationally instead of regionally.

8. Rebuild the country's aging infrastructure -- especially bridges and airports that look like they belong in a third-world country -- for one-third of what the United States is currently paying for such projects.

9. Save Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security without cutting benefits.

10. Defund Planned Parenthood.

11. "I will take care of women, and I have great respect for women.

12. Strengthen the military

13. Temporarily ban most foreign Muslims from entering the United States

14. Bar Syrian refugees from entering the country and kick out any who are already living here.

15. Heavily surveil mosques in the United States.

16. Pick Supreme Court justices who are "really great legal scholars."

17. Never take a vacation while serving as president.

18. Prosecute Hillary Clinton for her use of a private e-mail server while serving as secretary of state.

19. Make medical marijuana widely available to patients

20. Stop spending money on space exploration

21. Pick Supreme Court justices who are "really great legal scholars."
He is certainly keeping number 6.
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Old 16.01.2017, 13:30
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Here are some of them


He is certainly keeping number 6.


And you think most of them don't make sense?


I think a lot of them have quite a bit of merit.
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Today its about the CIA and Saturday Night Live. That is a helluva mix. And then it ripples through cyberspace.

Looks like Trump is cutting out the professional media middleman. Some of them may have to get real jobs. And Le Pen is trying to figure out how to follow suit.

This is a game change.
Actually the professional media middleman will have more work to do commenting on his tweets!
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Old 16.01.2017, 13:42
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Actually the professional media middleman will have more work to do commenting on his tweets!
If people actually bother reading and believing it.

They are trying to enlarge the White House press briefing room to accommodate hundreds of more people. It seems like Bannon will be allowing in an army of deplorable trolls. Corporate media will be competing with blogger personalities.

The asymmetry of this doesn't bode well for MSM.
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If people actually bother reading and believing it.

They are trying to enlarge the White House press briefing room to accommodate hundreds of more people. It seems like Bannon will be allowing in an army of deplorable trolls. Corporate media will be competing with blogger personalities.

The asymmetry of this doesn't bode well for MAGA.
Fixed that for you
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Old 16.01.2017, 13:50
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Fixed that for you
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