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Old 21.02.2017, 01:38
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Sensationalist BS. We have no idea why the guy was denied entry. Just because he is Muslim doesn't mean that's the reason. It has nothing to do with Trump's ban - he's a Brit.

“No satisfactory reason has been provided for refusing entry to the United States – either at the airport in Iceland or subsequently at the US embassy in Reykjavik. Mr Miah attempted to visit the embassy but was denied access to the building...”

No reason, or no reason that they were satisfied with?

If I attempt to visit a US embassy i'm denied access also - and i'm an American.
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Old 21.02.2017, 06:38
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Ah, citing good old Ayn Rand...

...who, as some claim, over-stayed her tourist visa (later went on to become a US citizen), and had no problem collecting social security and other government benefits after preaching all her life about laissez-faire.

I researched her a lot. Read all her work. Got massively turned off by the disconnect between her talking the talk and not walking the walk whenever it suited her.

Carry on...
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Old 21.02.2017, 07:21
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Why should I prove it? Where is the news that Donald Trump isn't mentally sane to govern?
Trump hasn't been tested, but there is lots of media and professional speculation about him having the onset of dementia and/or Alzheimers, which runs in his family and which he is now at the right age to start suffering from. His rambling, non-sensical speeches that throw in make-believe facts from the dim recesses of what passes for his mind, and confused behaviour in general also support it.

Either way, if after watching him for the last year you think he is a sane and rational human being then you have my sympathies.
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Old 21.02.2017, 07:44
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Except that Bosnian refugee lives in Sweden and is known for thoroughly researching his facts - something that you certainly are not known for :

not really, he is very selective, and almost everything that he said can be debunked in 5 minutes or less...just because something is on youtube or twitter does not makes it true...

"known for thoroughly researching his facts...." you know him person?
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Old 21.02.2017, 08:01
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Trump hasn't been tested, but there is lots of media and professional speculation about him having the onset of dementia and/or Alzheimers, which runs in his family and which he is now at the right age to start suffering from. His rambling, non-sensical speeches that throw in make-believe facts from the dim recesses of what passes for his mind, and confused behaviour in general also support it.

Either way, if after watching him for the last year you think he is a sane and rational human being then you have my sympathies.
Very interesting in this context
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Old 21.02.2017, 08:23
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Trump hasn't been tested, but there is lots of media and professional speculation about him having the onset of dementia and/or Alzheimers,
Which unless it can be proven is fake news.
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Old 21.02.2017, 08:28
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Which unless it can be proven is fake news.
No it isn't. As long as it is being presented as speculation (which it is) it is not fake news.


Trump with his "what's happening last night in Sweden" when absolutely nothing out of the ordinary happened otoh IS fake news. Because he was trying to present it as fact.
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Which unless it can be proven is fake news.
I think this "fake news" term is becoming a bit of a catch-all term that is being used out of context by those of a less subtle nature. Medical and mental health professionals giving their opinion is not 'fake news', neither is it categorically true.

They are professional opinions and there is no logical reason not to at least give them consideration, especially when Trump's behaviour is plainly so erratic as to make it a very distinct possibility.
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Old 21.02.2017, 08:32
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No it isn't. As long as it is being presented as speculation (which it is) it is not fake news.

Trump with his "what's happening last night in Sweden" when absolutely nothing out of the ordinary happened otoh IS fake news. Because he was trying to present it as fact.
Trump has clarified what he meant. Where's the clarification over his mental health?

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I think this "fake news" term is becoming a bit of a catch-all term that is being used out of context by those of a less subtle nature. Medical and mental health professionals giving their opinion is not 'fake news', neither is it categorically true.

They are professional opinions and there is no logical reason not to at least give them consideration, especially when Trump's behaviour is plainly so erratic as to make it a very distinct possibility.
Mental health professionals shouldn't be giving armchair diagnosis. It's unethical doing this publicly, especially when it is being done for political reasons.
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Old 21.02.2017, 08:33
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Whose Magnum Opus is the Screenplay for Catwoman.
Is that the dark chocolate with raspberry one??
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Trump has clarified what he meant. Where's the clarification over his mental health?

Mental health professionals shouldn't be giving armchair diagnosis. It's unethical doing this publicly, especially when it is being done for political reasons.
Your blinkered defense of Trump is nothing short of astounding... I do have to wonder whether you are genuinely so delusional, or whether you are simply playing devil's advocate to such extreme lengths just for a bit of forum attention whoring.
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Old 21.02.2017, 08:56
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Trump has clarified what he meant. Where's the clarification over his mental health?
No. Trump has tried to lie his way out of the original falsehood.
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Old 21.02.2017, 08:58
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Your blinkered defense of Trump is nothing short of astounding... I do have to wonder whether you are genuinely so delusional, or whether you are simply playing devil's advocate to such extreme lengths just for a bit of forum attention whoring.
Straightforward troll, same as Phos.

I am still concerned that there's many on here that don't realise this.
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Old 21.02.2017, 09:04
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Except that Bosnian refugee lives in Sweden and is known for thoroughly researching his facts - something that you certainly are not known for :
LOL, you mean like the graph he showed of sexual offences that upturned in 2014; before the surge of refugees!

How does living in Sweden validate anything?

Next thing you will be claiming that we should believe everything you post because you live in Switzerland
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Old 21.02.2017, 09:10
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

It's quite amusing how some of you bozos seem to have a grip on what's going on. Furthermore, I wonder how many of you are actually Americans or have "lived" in the U.S for a considerable amount of time in order for the U.S. presidency to affect you in any way shape or form. Typical Euro-trash nonsense IMO. Some of you are quick to criticize and belittle anything but won't bother with the bullshit which is going on in your own backyards.
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It's quite amusing how some of you bozos seem to have a grip on what's going on. Furthermore, I wonder how many of you are actually Americans or have "lived" in the U.S for a considerable amount of time in order for the U.S. presidency to affect you in any way shape or form. Typical Euro-trash nonsense IMO. Some of you are quick to criticize and belittle anything but won't bother with the bullshit which is going on in your own backyards.
So quite similar to the outpouring of racist BS on social media that followed Brexit by Americans living in the UK.

People like to think they know better than everyone else, forums and social media give them that outlet. Ultimately we all get impacted by major political changes - but those impacts tend to be relatively small.

My bigger concern is why do people care so much about the bigger picture now? Why don't they focus a little more on their own (easily solvable) problems and the (solvable) problems of their local community?

I blame MySpace, Big Brother and the Kardashians
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It's quite amusing how some of you bozos seem to have a grip on what's going on. Furthermore, I wonder how many of you are actually Americans or have "lived" in the U.S for a considerable amount of time in order for the U.S. presidency to affect you in any way shape or form. Typical Euro-trash nonsense IMO. Some of you are quick to criticize and belittle anything but won't bother with the bullshit which is going on in your own backyards.
You mean like the two dozen or so meandering threads on Brexit...?
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It's quite amusing how some of you bozos seem to have a grip on what's going on. Furthermore, I wonder how many of you are actually Americans or have "lived" in the U.S for a considerable amount of time in order for the U.S. presidency to affect you in any way shape or form. Typical Euro-trash nonsense IMO. Some of you are quick to criticize and belittle anything but won't bother with the bullshit which is going on in your own backyards.
Oh, I am sorry, I thought this thread was in the "International affairs/politics" section.
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Oh, I am sorry, I thought this thread was in the "International affairs/politics" section.
Oh I'm sorry, go efff yourself internationally then.
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