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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Yeah, just like that, only less fluffy.
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This Administration is a comedy goldmine


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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Read this. Kudos to the Graun for publishing it.

Trump is no fascist. He is a champion for the forgotten millions
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Read this. Kudos to the Graun for publishing it.

Trump is no fascist. He is a champion for the forgotten millions
A good read.

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Read this. Kudos to the Graun for publishing it.

Trump is no fascist. He is a champion for the forgotten millions

Last month, as I was cleaning out a few drawers in my old room in the basement of my parents' house, I came across a few editions of Newsweek (it used to be a paper-printed magazine, before it became a website...) They're from the 1990s (I don't even remember if 1991 or 1998) and there's already talk about millions of angry voters looking for a candidate.
Fast-forward to 2016 and they finally found their candidate.

And it's no surprise that Trumps bet on the presidency are (reportedly) about as old as that magazine.
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This Administration is a comedy goldmine

that it is.. the (tragic) comedy basically writes itself

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZOF9q5fzfs
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Travel ban: Early this morning US appeals court rejects White House request to reinstate executive order!

No surprise, acting attorney general Sally Yates voiced concern that the president's executive order is unlawful and she is a top class lawyer.

Some people compare this ban to what Obama did!
But Obama taught constitutional law at the University of Chicago Law School for twelve years and would not be so stupid as to write an unconstitutional executive order!

Jeff Sessions who is his nominated as U.S. Attorney General has been very quiet; he should be protecting judges and the judiciary. Does not augur well for the future
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Beeb article here.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38872680

Trump throwing tantums again with remarks like "so called judge" who's been on the bench since 2004.

In other news

I'll dress like a woman when you act like a president, police officer tells Trump

It seems President Trump has high standards when it comes to the way his staff are dressed. Looking the part is as important as acting the part when you are in the president's circle, apparently.

But his reported requirement that his female staff "should dress like women" has provoked an inevitable backlash on social media.

According to a former Trump campaign worker, quoted in a news report by Axios, the president wants the men who work for him to wear ties and the women to dress "appropriately".

Dresses are apparently preferred, but if a female staffer wears jeans, they must "look neat and orderly", the publication reported.

The internet responded in a powerful way, with many using the hashtag #DressLikeAWoman.

'Misogynistic' remarks

Elizabeth Rooney, a police officer in Boston and army veteran, posted a photo of her in uniform.

She told the BBC: "I'll start dressing like a woman when he starts acting like a president. I felt his remarks that women should "dress like a woman" are misogynistic and unpresidential.

"Each morning when I wake up, I dress myself in pride, honour, duty and freedom."

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38853350

Somehow I think she'll have a long wait before she can "dress like a woman".
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Read this. Kudos to the Graun for publishing it.

Trump is no fascist. He is a champion for the forgotten millions
Let us hope Trump delivers to the forgotten millions the improvements he promises.

The author of this article has also written such thoughtful and well balanced pieces as "Meet The Intolerant Vulgarians Of The Dirtbag Left"
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I get the idea and the humor, but I think people need to let this go. While the media is focusing on something she's already admitted she stated wrongly, many other things are going on that are worth more attention (imo).

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Travel ban: Early this morning US appeals court rejects White House request to reinstate executive order!...Jeff Sessions who is his nominated as U.S. Attorney General has been very quiet; he should be protecting judges and the judiciary. Does not augur well for the future
The arguments from the executive branch are concerning, basically saying the president is above the law if he thinks what he's doing is related to national security. It's also telling that Trump calls a judge appointed by GWB and approved 99-0 by the Senate a "so-called judge". He clearly thinks he can run the country like his company, without any checks and balances.

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Acting Solicitor General Noel Francisco forcefully argued on Saturday night that the president alone has the power to decide who can enter or stay in the United States - an assertion that invokes the wider battle to come over illegal immigration.

'The power to expel or exclude aliens is a fundamental sovereign attribute, delegated by Congress to the executive branch of government and largely immune from judicial control,' the brief says.
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The arguments from the executive branch are concerning, basically saying the president is above the law if he thinks what he's doing is related to national security.
Basically acting attorney general Sally Yates implied the ban was not lawful according to the Constitution.
It is telling the arguments from the executive branch seem to confirm this. They are not arguing that the ban conforms to the Constitution, instead they are arguing the President is above the Constitution.

It will not be good for the future of the US if the courts buy this argument then what will be the checks and balances on any President?
The President does have this power in an emergency situation but nobody is claiming this is an emergency and even if they did it would be hard to prove.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Hard to say. Only time will tell. He doesn't really bother me as a president, but it's the amount of people that voted for him that concerns me.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

I am a bit puzzled by the extreme reaction on college campuses, but that IS precisely why Milo is doing his cross-country campus tour; to "trigger" the college snowflakes on their own ground and expose the mindset that has taken over the "college campus" (at least in the US).

When I was at Cal/Berkeley, and when I envisioned what college would be like during my teenage years, I imagined it to be a place where ideas of ALL types would be shared, bantered over, debated. It was pretty regular during the 70s to read about demonstrations at Cal and Stanford (which I grew up next to).

Today, though, it appears that many students are more concerned with their universities being "safe spaces" where they need to be protected from exposure to ideas that make them uncomfortable. Professors live in fear that they may "trigger" students by discussing unpopular/uncomfortable ideas that could lead to a complaint being made and often putting their job at risk. But isn't this the point of higher learning, imo.

In the USA, "going away to college" is a rite of passage and one way to leave the nest/safe space of your parents home. It was also a place where you went to get exposed to the "ideas" that are out in the "real world;" good and bad.

I say, Go Milo!



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I'm not so sure if it is necessarily Left nor Right. Certain views of Milo can go either way.

Why do you think their focus is on Milo, of all possible things they can protest about? What is it about Milo that threatens them so much as to demonstrate contempt for free speech?
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Go, Milo. He annoys me since there is theatrics that can be avoided - but since he can so well laugh at himself (and others), he is alright. I know why he is on his tour and it makes sense. He is an advocate of diversity. Not the diversity craftily policed by the liberals, but unpretentious diversity.

Benji came home, made me chuckle.

As per Trump wanting people to cut out casual clothes at work, indeed. It is a good tradition. Bowties, please. And beards

I agree that women should not have to power dress as men, in oder to be noticed or respected. A women in a dress should not enjoy less respect just because she is dressed in a feminine way. This idea of looking like a guy, talking like a guy and trying to one up guys, to show power or egality as a human being - is wrong, imho. Simplistic and openly accepting a man's world. It is our world. Nobody could force me wear an uncomfortable guy shtick just because I might be looked down upon in a skirt/dress/heels. And the laundry load going to a washer now is, gasp, pink. It is full of mud, too - but you know, little girls these days. Know how to have fun.
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I say, Go Milo!


http://www.breitbart.com/big-governm...nce-and-maths/

http://www.breitbart.com/milo/2016/0...-good-science/

https://m.mic.com/articles/163789/mi...out#.RcNoCX3ZH
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One does not have to support everything he says to support his right to say it...

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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Working in Silicon Valley for so many years, it did bother me that "business casual" was barely even respected. I don't care if you are NOT client-facing, show some respect for your job/colleagues and help me understand that you didn't just emerge from under a bridge...

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Go, Milo. He annoys me since there is theatrics that can be avoided - but since he can so well laugh at himself (and others), he is alright. I know why he is on his tour and it makes sense. He is an advocate of diversity. Not the diversity craftily policed by the liberals, but unpretentious diversity.

Benji came home, made me chuckle.

As per Trump wanting people to cut out casual clothes at work, indeed. It is a good tradition. Bowties, please. And beards

I agree that women should not have to power dress as men, in oder to be noticed or respected. A women in a dress should not enjoy less respect just because she is dressed in a feminine way. This idea of looking like a guy, talking like a guy and trying to one up guys, to show power or egality as a human being - is wrong, imho. Simplistic and openly accepting a man's world. It is our world. Nobody could force me wear an uncomfortable guy shtick just because I might be looked down upon in a skirt/dress/heels. And the laundry load going to a washer now is, gasp, pink. It is full of mud, too - but you know, little girls these days. Know how to have fun.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Poor ex-pm, the Horror of waiting in the same room with Muslims. I bet none of them realised his awesomeness.

The countries impacted by the ban are exteremly racist, making Trump look mother theresa's beautiful, blond and nicer sister.
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One does not have to support everything he says to support his right to say it...
I fully support his right to say it. I fully support the right of the uni to say that he's not welcome on their campus, and I have the right to say he's a pretentious little no mark with nothing new to say. So, I won't be saying "Go Milo!" anytime soon, perhaps in this lifetime.
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I get the idea and the humor, but I think people need to let this go. While the media is focusing on something she's already admitted she stated wrongly, many other things are going on that are worth more attention (imo).





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