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Old 12.11.2016, 22:36
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...We'll see if he demonstrates this aptitude in his upcoming challenges.
As you pointed out in one of these threads, he's already (wisely) changing his stance on Obamacare. So I see potential for him to be reasonable on other issues as well. However Congress is another kettle of stinky fish.
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I don't think I have an accent anymore, unfortunately. Just a few words, darling is not one of them (NYC cuoffee, pasta, bamboo..as any non-anglophone picks up whatever phonetic tic that walks by).

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Old 12.11.2016, 22:41
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As you pointed out in one of these threads, he's already (wisely) changing his stance on Obamacare. So I see potential for him to be reasonable on other issues as well. However Congress is another kettle of stinky fish.
Seems that in the US "Campaign Talk" is anyway not actually any sort of commitment.
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As you pointed out in one of these threads, he's already (wisely) changing his stance on Obamacare. So I see potential for him to be reasonable on other issues as well. However Congress is another kettle of stinky fish.
Lol, I don't think this is a sign of being reasonable for Phos!

Obamacare is some socialist crap, of course.
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Old 12.11.2016, 22:44
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Seems that in the US "Campaign Talk" is anyway not actually any sort of commitment.
as anyone who isn't naive should have already known
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Old 12.11.2016, 22:47
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Well, it changes. It is a nomadic thing, accents travel and migrate as much as the themes, registers and associations of the speaker, I am sure there is some stuff that resurfaces. As it is now, though, not sure how many coffees, bamboos, pandas and pastas I could logically fit in normal conversation. One thing is sure, when angry I bounce back to Lancashire, never to NYC, Cali, Cork or Cockney.

Back to Trump. What is his obssession with Slavic wives?

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As you pointed out in one of these threads, he's already (wisely) changing his stance on Obamacare. So I see potential for him to be reasonable on other issues as well. However Congress is another kettle of stinky fish.
Is Congress gonna impeach him?
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Back to Trump. What is his obssession with Slavic wives?
a) They're very intelligent

b) Thery're hot

Or do you disagree?

Tom
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seems that in the us "campaign talk" is anyway not actually any sort of commitment.
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Old 12.11.2016, 23:01
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a) They're very intelligent

b) Thery're hot

Or do you disagree?

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Ok ok. I still think marrying Trump is not smart but whatever.
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a) They're very intelligent

b) Thery're hot

Or do you disagree?

Tom
They're also brought up with the old school Eastern European ideas "Let the man be the man" kind of thing, very appealing to Alfa males....

So Trump is acting on his own, folks. Do never, ever doubt this! Time to move along, nothing to see....
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Old 12.11.2016, 23:05
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They're also brought up with the old school Eastern European ideas "Let the man be the man" kind of thing, very appealing to Alfa males....

So Trump is acting on his own, folks. Do never, ever doubt this!
Hmn. You mean singing "I could be happy with you, if you could be happy with me." doesn't work?

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I wonder what Ivana thinks of all this.. did anyone ask her?
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Old 12.11.2016, 23:10
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Hmn. You mean singing "I could be happy with you, if you could be happy with me." doesn't work?

... I knew I was doing something wrong!
It does. It must be something else that you did wrong......

It probably required a diamond ring...?
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Old 12.11.2016, 23:11
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They're also brought up with the old school Eastern European ideas "Let the man be the man" kind of thing, very appealing to Alfa males....
I don't have that. I was sick when they taught it in commie school, home economics 7th grade. I think I was actually stealing cherries off the janitor's garden at that moment.

Btw - it is more "let the man think he is the man" which is entirely different. I did not learn that either. Doomed.

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I wonder what Ivana thinks of all this.. did anyone ask her?
Knowing Czech moms, she is worried about Ivanka, tbh. Absurdities to deal with, etc.
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Btw - it is more "let the man think he is the man" which is entirely different. I did not learn that either. Doomed.
You're right, but I was afraid to hurt our Anglo-Saxon audience.
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You're right, but I was afraid to hurt our Anglo-Saxon audience.
Let's let them know how very awesome the are!
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...Is Congress gonna impeach him?
Depends. If he signs all the bills they send across his desk he will be fine.

I should have kept a link to an article I read earlier that posed an interesting scenario. It basically said Pence is the new Cheney and Trump will be a puppet. Pence, a former Congressman, will work closely with Congress to craft bills. Trump doesn't have a clue how laws are made or have time to read every word in a bill, so Pence will introduce/explain to Trump before he signs. Oversimplified but you get the idea.

If Congress feels like Trump isn't playing the puppet properly I guess they could consider impeachment. The question is, at that point would the Ds block such a move in order to avoid a change to much-further right Pence?
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You're right, but I was afraid to hurt our Anglo-Saxon audience.

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Let's let them know how very awesome the are!
That's not a trap, it's an outright conspiracy!
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That's not a trap, it's an outright conspiracy!
You are so smart!
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Ok ok. I still think marrying Trump is not smart but whatever.
yeah. someone married to a billionaire who will be the next president. doesn't sound dumb to me.
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