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Old 18.02.2017, 09:28
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Correct, he has the solution to everything. He can quit and let somebody else do the job.
Or he'll take us all out with him

I believe he will be impeached relatively soon.
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Old 18.02.2017, 11:02
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Forget Robin Hood! Now there's Trump Hood: https://www.nytimes.com/2017/02/16/u...=msft_msn&_r=0
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Old 18.02.2017, 12:43
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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The evidence for that being real looks pretty good. ...

Although I guess your world view won't let you accept that
The evidence is not "really good". In fact there's no real evidence at all.

You just want to believe it.

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Let me see if I've got this right: any news that's critical or could be construed (by any sane person) as negative toward Trump is fake. Is that right?
Any news that cannot be verified as being true is fake news. It's that simple.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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Any news that cannot be verified as being true is fake news. It's that simple.
"Donald Trump is mentally sane and fit for his tasks as POTUS #45."

Good luck in verifying this as being true. It should be really simple, no ?
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You just want to believe it...

...Any news that cannot be verified as being true is fake news. It's that simple.
Do you believe things to be true if Trump himself says it?

As you're a Brit, I'll excuse you if you're not familiar with Rush Limbaugh, who is quoted and praised again in Trump's tweet today...
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"One of the most effective press conferences I've ever seen!" says Rush Limbaugh. Many agree.Yet FAKE MEDIA calls it differently! Dishonest
https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...30328108134402
I have issue with this tweet because the two guys have 'history'. Way back in 2000, Trump left The Reform Party because he accused Pat Buchanan of being “Attila the Hun” and a "neo-Nazi". These quotes are on record on so many news sites that you can take your pick which you believe, except they all say the same. Trump also accused Buchanan of links with David Duke and the Klan, and trying to bring them into The Reform Party.

Fast forward to 2015 when, in a CNN interview with Jake Tapper, Trump said he didn't know anything about Duke or white supremacy. You can see Trump actually saying this in the link below. Now, Limbaugh was one of the loudest critics of Trump on this issue, even going so far as to suggest Trump was pandering to the Klan.

Why on Earth would Trump now praise Limbaugh, of all people, after previous suggestions and accusations he's made? All of this could be lies, and I doubt either party is being entirely truthful, if at all. But my point is, Trump must have lied, either in 2000 or 2015 because he can't be truthful on both counts. When a person in public office is on record for having lied on so many occassions and subjects, I'm more than a little disinclined to believe them when they accuse all the MSM of lying and single out for praise someone who is on record as calling him out on a lie.

The honest man has the highest price, and this man was even bemoaning that he wouldn't get a fee for his speech at Boeing yesterday.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

It's such a pity in a way that he isn't better, more objective with an emotional even handed approach to bring about change. The danger here is he doesn't seem willing to learn nor understand his intellectual limitations, thinks he has it all and so can magic wand it into place - like a child who has yet to learn about delayed gratification. I have always preferred the uglier, warts 'n' all public figure than the smooth snake-oil charming, grinning face of the career politician who, btw, is just as dangerous but knows how to hide it.

The fact that Trump hasn't calmed down, still comes at the world wobbling into view with explosive reactions is hide-behind-the-sofa scary.

A real shame he will not be bringing about change; he is just giving us all a jolly good fright instead.
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Old 18.02.2017, 14:25
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A real shame he will not be bringing about change; he is just giving us all a jolly good fright instead.
Which in itself IS a change.
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Old 18.02.2017, 14:34
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The evidence is not "really good". In fact there's no real evidence at all.

You just want to believe it.



Any news that cannot be verified as being true is fake news. It's that simple.
Well, that blows most of the world's major religions out of the water then doesn't it.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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You can see Trump actually saying this in the link below.
Oops! Forgot the link and cannot edit the post...

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2016/02/rush-limbaugh/
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Old 18.02.2017, 15:06
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

<<Lou1983: The evidence is not "really good". In fact there's no real evidence at all.
You just want to believe it.
Any news that cannot be verified as being true is fake news. It's that simple.>>

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Well, that blows most of the world's major religions out of the water then doesn't it.
SEE how easily a major problem of these days could be solved?
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Old 18.02.2017, 15:26
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

This is a fake post.

Well the post is real but the words are fake. Totally fake.

Never Happened. I don't know why this forum is even posting fake posts.
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Old 18.02.2017, 15:30
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

He was born into money, and I strongly suspect he has enough of it that he has accrued enough yes men to tell him what he wants to hear, and has just enough gall to stop them from running of with his money. He's not smart enough to actually scout out smart people, rather, smarter, less moral people see him as an opportunity.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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Donald J. Trump ‏@realDonaldTrump 4h
Don't believe the main stream (fake news) media.The White House is running VERY WELL. I inherited a MESS and am in the process of fixing it.
But the White house he inherited is just a building.
He had to fill it with his team?
How it runs is solely his responsibility?
What and where is this mess he claims to have inherited?

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The FAKE NEWS media (failing @nytimes, @NBCNews, @ABC, @CBS, @CNN) is not my enemy, it is the enemy of the American People!
If he makes more enemies he will need more than 140 characters
And he forgot to add the BBC to the list
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Old 18.02.2017, 21:55
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Will Trump be a good president? Doesn't look like it.

Will Trumpe be a good dictator? Certainly looks like he's heading that way.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39015559

Stalin and Mao are such good examples.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

There has been a disturbing turn in some very mainstream media on critising people who enforce laws, depriving their glorious leaders of absolute power.
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Actually, I think it's a business thing. AT&T and Time Warner want to merge and PEOTUS has spoken out against it. I guess TW wants to butter him up so he'll give his blessing. Usually, Presidents neither comment on such things nor do they advertise companies (like LL Bean), but all bets are off with this.....
President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner, recently met with CNN's parent company Time Warner and mentioned the cable news network's coverage of the administration as slanted.

During the meeting at the White House, Kushner expressed concerns about what the administration considers is CNN's unfair coverage of the President to Gary Ginsberg, Time Warner's executive vice president of corporate marketing and communications

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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

I have to admit that I haven't closely followed US media over the last few months but judging by the Trump coverage of the European (and Swiss) media, "slanted" is a rather mild term...
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This is a fake post.

Well the post is real but the words are fake. Totally fake.

Never Happened. I don't know why this forum is even posting fake posts.
Its a tooooooootal disaaaaster... No Mexicans are here, none absolutely none.
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New executive order expected on Tuesday with implementation in 1-2 weeks' time.

"The new version of the decree prohibiting access to the United States to nationals of several countries will not concern holders of the "green card" of permanent residents. It will also spare the passengers already on board airplanes destined for the country.

Justice suspended the first decree signed on 27 January by Donald Trump. The text temporarily banned the entry of US nationals from seven Muslim countries in the Middle East and Africa (Iran, Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Libya, Sudan and Somalia) in the name of security imperatives.

Its implementation, at the origin of chaotic scenes in airports, had aroused protests in the United States and abroad. "The president plans to broadcast a closer, streamlined version of the first (decree)," US Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly said Saturday at the Munich security conference.

In particular, it stated that green cardholders (permanent resident cards) traveling abroad when this new version comes into force "will be admitted". Similarly, he promised "a small period of enforcement" to ensure that travelers on board the United States "are allowed to enter the country."

Same target countries

The new version of the decree should target the same seven Muslim majority countries as the previous one, reports the Wall Street Journal, quoting a note from the State Department on the draft text.

The new decree is likely to be promulgated as of Tuesday, the newspaper quoted a government official as saying. It should be implemented one to two weeks after its signature by the President."

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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Trump apparently told the lie at his press conference that he had achieved the biggest electoral college win since Ronald Reagan. He's seen being challenged with the facts on this by a reporter in the first clip below.

Daily Show: President Trump's Bats**t Press Conference
Daily Show: U.S. Diplomacy with Israel, Donald Trump-Style
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