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Old 13.02.2017, 16:48
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For amusement only
Yikes!

I was watching the second episode of The Nazis: A Warning from History yesterday (made in the 90's, so not aimed at Trump) and it discussed how his cronies in power used to take snippets of overheard conversations from their leader and turn them into policies to try to curry favour. Lots of differences though, so hopefully it'll turn out better this time round.

It's an interesting series so far.
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Old 13.02.2017, 16:53
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... instead of tackling issues with a "How does this work?" approach, he's going in with "This is how it should work" as his start point.
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which to be fair isn't an entirely bad thing...
I think one first needs to understand how it works in order to propose reasonable ideas of how it should work.

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Do you reckon they'd manage it in 4-8 years?
I kind of doubt it. On second thought maybe he should go for the coloring exercise instead...
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Do you reckon they'd manage it in 4-8 years?
Is that the one where Trump and Betsy are bragging to their friends in the Cabinet that they finished colouring the map in just six months -- when on the box it says 4 years +?
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Old 13.02.2017, 17:13
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Sorry, could not resist
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Old 13.02.2017, 18:08
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Canadians in the House today.
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Old 13.02.2017, 18:35
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Really chilling discourse on the symbolism of Women's March, by KrautandTea. (Trigger warning for fair-hearted freedom-fighters: brutal images of recent inadmissible violence against Islamic women, terrible facts).



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KrautandTea posts on minds.com: https://www.minds.com/KrautandTea , after being silenced on Twitter.
Maybe they silenced him/her because he/she can't spell. Horrible.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Maybe Canada will pay for the Wall
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Maybe Canada will pay for the Wall
http://www.brickingitforcanada.com/
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Old 13.02.2017, 19:43
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Several newspapers, including the ft, are claiming today that the EU is preparing a legal challenge in the WTO against Trumps threats to impose new border taxes.

Karma!

Looks like Trump will start to face legal challenges from many directions.

Could not happen to a nicer guy
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Old 13.02.2017, 19:49
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Several newspapers, including the ft, are claiming today that the EU is preparing a legal challenge in the WTO against Trumps threats to impose new border taxes.

Karma!

Looks like Trump will start to face legal challenges from many directions.

Could not happen to a nicer guy
Source, marton, source?
and what's the ft?
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Old 13.02.2017, 19:56
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

The world is in good hands......

- US officer in charge of Trump's nuclear football 'poses for photo with Mar-a-Lago guest'
-US officer in charge of "nuclear satchel" on twitter.
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Old 13.02.2017, 20:15
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Flynn discussed sanctions with Russian envoy before Trump took office, officials say
Michael Flynn’s contact with the Russian ambassador was interpreted by some senior U.S. officials as an inappropriate, potentially illegal signal to the Kremlin that it could expect a reprieve from sanctions imposed by the Obama administration.

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According to the article Flynn is now no longer denying discussing sanctions instead he says "I cannot remember"

Also the article claims the FBI are still investigating.

Will Trump eventually be found to have the most corrupt team of any President ever or will the allegations all be found groundless; Cath we need a poll
New conspiracy theory circulating that Flynn called the Russian Ambassador to "out" the Russians who were informing the CIA about hacking of the Democrats and so embarrassing Trump.

Sergei Mikhailov, who worked for the FSB, the successor to the KGB, was arrested in December, along with Ruslan Stoyanov, a top manager for Russia's largest cybersecurity firm.
In addition, two other people, including Major Dmitry Dokuchaev, also an FSB officer, were arrested in connection with the case, according to Russia's REN-TV. The fourth person was not identified.

Not a shred of real evidence to support this theory, of course, the NSA will have recordings of the conversations so the truth may emerge sooner or later
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Old 13.02.2017, 20:26
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I think this would be expensive for Mexico, but a good way to make a point if they have to:
http://money.cnn.com/2017/02/13/news...orn/index.html
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Maybe they silenced him/her because he/she can't spell. Horrible.
To be fair, s/he appears to be a native German speaker and writes English better than 95% of EFers write German...
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I'm sure most on the left would be glad to trade their hysteria for the right giving up their relentless bullshit, but none of that's gonna happen.
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It is sensible but he fails to mention all these points were already covered in the submissions made to the Appeals Court.
The article was aimed at the hysteria, not those making the submission to the Appeals Court.

You would have thought it would have died down by now, but no. It's relentless. And ever more ludicrous.

Trump is the second coming of Hitler - he's not.
Trump's supporters are Nazis - they're not.
Trump is racist because he want's to build a wall - have a look around the borders of Europe and see what's been erected in the last 12 months.

Anyone see Piers Morgan get told to F**K OFF by Jim Jeffries at the weekend? I don't like the guy, but he got told to F**K OFF after making the perfectly reasonable statement that Trump isn't Hitler. Then there was the deranged reaction of the audience. Good Grief.

Still no one learns. Not one single thing. The angry, bitter and outraged sense of entitlement by the Left now is exactly why Brexit and Trump succeeded.

Trump won because people are no longer free to say what they want. Except at the ballot box. And this is why the Left will keep losing.

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Old 13.02.2017, 21:08
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Maybe Canada will pay for the Wall
In this case ,I will ask Switzerland to race my pension pay out. Hopeful the take Canadian tire money

I don't like the color off the bricks
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It is possible to speak multiple languages and use spell-check applications, ya' know...

Maybe it's just me, but bad grammar and bad spelling automatically diminish the credibility of the writer's argument.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

People's attention get distracted, of course, in different degree.
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People's attention get distracted, of course, in different degree.
The onus is always on who delivers the message, not the recipient.
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