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Old 21.02.2017, 15:09
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Do you have actual evidence of this?

I'm not suggesting you are spreading "fake news" but..........
Evidence that trump spends his days watching TV?

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My statement as to what's happening in Sweden was in reference to a story that was broadcast on @FoxNews concerning immigrants & Sweden.
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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!
Two days in the life of a "busy" President!
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Old 21.02.2017, 15:18
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Trump's new pick for National Security advisor is a complete 180° from the flakey, pro-Russian Flynn. HR MacMaster is definitely NOT Russian-friendly, as he's spent the last 2 years studying Russia's military tactics in Ukraine. And he is held in high regard by his peers, many calling him the "Colin Powell of his time". Even the Left-Wing anti-Trump media doesn't have much negative to say about him either. Hmm.
Colin Powell...nothing less....very reassuring when it comes to alternative facts.
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Old 21.02.2017, 15:24
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Evidence that trump spends his days watching TV?

Two days in the life of a "busy" President!
2 tweets count as evidence in your world.

Time to petition for a new legal system - trial by tweet.
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Old 21.02.2017, 15:27
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He could still appeal the decision from the 9th Circuit Court to the U.S. Supreme Court, but it's unlikely he would win. I think Congress is too worried about re-election to be on the record voting for something like this. That leaves "issue a new order" as the best option. Rinse and repeat until you get it right/legal.



I thought that too at one point, but I begin to think that Bannon and Miller are directing policy and Pence is batting cleanup trying to make things look like they're holding together.
"That leaves "issue a new order" as the best option." So long as he takes proper legal advice and follows the advice then it should be easy!
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Old 21.02.2017, 15:32
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2 tweets count as evidence in your world.

Time to petition for a new legal system - trial by tweet.
You want me to list all his tweets referencing TV?

Get real!

Or better still get off your bottom and start googling

"trial by tweet" it is called evidence and yes, tweets are often used in court to support cases.

Nothing new here

Robert Riley, a 42-year-old former bus driver from Port Talbot in Wales, was sent to prison for eight weeks after his tweets about Maguire.
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You should get out more
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Old 21.02.2017, 15:49
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Colin Powell...nothing less....very reassuring when it comes to alternative facts.
Colin Powell is a pretty stand-up guy highly respected on both sides of the aisle. Not a fan of Trump either, BTW.

As for the "WMD" thing, he was pretty much put up to that by Bush/Cheney and was just being a good soldier who had to follow orders. Not a highlight for him, but definitely not what his career or life was about either. Funny how you skipped all the other aspects of his career and zoomed right to the WMD thing, just like Trump

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I was never a fan of Colin Powell after his weak understanding of weapons of mass destruction in Iraq = disaster. We can do much better!
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Old 21.02.2017, 15:58
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You want me to list all his tweets referencing TV?
Just because a tweet is sent from that account referencing TV does not mean that he himself watched the program.

Apparently Phil Mitchell has liver problems - I've not watched Eastenders in a decade - perhaps I could tweet about it.

If I was POTUS and I wanted to wind up a whole heap load of people I'd get a bunch of mushrooms to watch a dozen news channels - compress a day's worth of news about me into 10minutes - watch that - and then tweet about it.

If you truly believe that Trump spends most of his day watching Fox news then you really need to walk away from the internet for a week or so!
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Old 21.02.2017, 16:05
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Colin Powell is a pretty stand-up guy highly respected on both sides of the aisle. Not a fan of Trump either, BTW.

As for the "WMD" thing, he was pretty much put up to that by Bush/Cheney and was just being a good soldier who had to follow orders. Not a highlight for him, but definitely not what his career or life was about either. Funny how you skipped all the other aspects of his career and zoomed right to the WMD thing, just like Trump
You help to illegally kill hundreds of thousands of people and that's all these libtards go on about.
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Old 21.02.2017, 16:35
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If you truly believe that Trump spends most of his day watching Fox news then you really need to walk away from the internet for a week or so!
He has it on in the background (watch the John Oliver clip below), Fox is blaring out over the speakers on Air Force One.



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Old 21.02.2017, 16:39
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He has it on in the background (watch the John Oliver clip below), Fox is blaring out over the speakers on Air Force One.
You probably pay more attention to EF than Trump does to FOX
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Old 21.02.2017, 16:47
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"trial by tweet" it is called evidence and yes, tweets are often used in court to support cases.

Nothing new here

Robert Riley, a 42-year-old former bus driver from Port Talbot in Wales, was sent to prison for eight weeks after his tweets about Maguire.
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You should get out more
Isn't that contradictory?
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Old 21.02.2017, 16:50
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

It is interesting now that we have the internet. Without the internet we wouldn't know any of this was going on, certainly for a few days and possibly not at all. It makes you wonder what has really happened with previous presidents and how Trump really compares.

Reagan wasn't the sharpest tool in the box I seem to remember.
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Old 21.02.2017, 16:56
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Reagan wasn't the sharpest tool in the box I seem to remember.
Unintended pun??
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Old 21.02.2017, 16:58
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Unintended pun??
"It's a tough job running this country of ours, I wonder who does it."
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Old 21.02.2017, 17:02
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"It's a tough job running this country of ours, I wonder who does it."
EF?
Or your average EF member talking about Switzerland??
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Old 21.02.2017, 17:43
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Most Americans are stupid enough to consider George Bush Jr a good president.
IMHO Trump is not nearly as bad as him. He is ridiculous but not as dangerous.
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You're kidding, right? Bush did whatever he was told, he was as meek as a mouse, a figurehead, a puppet, reading (badly) from scripts. Trump is calling the shots, he is freestyling it, and he is trying to do everything in his power to get his way. He is a loose cannon.
Trump is ridiculous.
He is a sociopath.
He is a horrible person.
He will ruin the US of A.
I agree to all the above.

But George Bush Jr ruined the Middle East and created the chaos that we are facing today.
So he was the worst president of the two IMHO.
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But George Bush Jr ruined the Middle East and created the chaos that we are facing today.
So he was the worst president of the two IMHO.
I think that began with Carter, as for the comparison, we shall see. He's not off to a stellar start and it's in nobody's best interests that he's a complete failure. I'm still hoping that most of what we've seen so far is a created persona and the real man will have the balls to step up to the job at hand. Bravado and bullishness got him the job, but he needs to draw on everything in him to do it well.

Never been a fan of the man, but even the weakest person can do incredible things when so many are depending on it.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

As ridiculous as it sounds, Bush apparently had a heart for Africa.

http://www.usnews.com/news/the-repor...mpared-to-bush


I'm not going to judge a president by the first month.

Reagan didn't really start until he recovered...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Attemp..._Ronald_Reagan

Most have forgotten that.


That said, Trump looks like a total loon from here.
But as I can't vote in the US, I pretend that his fooleries don't really concern me much and live a much more relaxed life.
I'm certainly not going to prevent the 3rd world war by posting (or not posting) in a forum.
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John Rogers:
Yes yes yes!

Comparatively, I was much more crushed/disappointed at discovering Ayn Rand's inherent hypocrisy than at discovering that Santa does not exist.

I'm not even kidding.
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Yes yes yes!

Comparatively, I was much more crushed/disappointed at discovering Ayn Rand's inherent hypocrisy than at discovering that Santa does not exist.

I'm not even kidding.
Were you just as crushed/disappointed when you learned that Nelson Mandela was a terrorist?
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