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Old 26.05.2017, 13:21
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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Look at the face of the others - almost the same as the Pope's Who is the guy he pushed aside quite brusquely to park himself with that stupid smile and chest out?
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Old 26.05.2017, 17:18
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

The ironic thing is, after telling autocracies around the world that the USA will not lecture other people on how to live, what to do, who to be or how to worship, Trump goes to Brussels and lectures the NATO democracies on how to live (stricter borders), what to do (pay up nonexistent backpayments), who to be (nationalistic), and how to worship (him in front).

Not even commenting on the Pope's face
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Old 26.05.2017, 21:06
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

The funniest spoof video out today is the one with Trump trying to take the Pope's hand and give him the Masonic funny handshake - had to watch it several times

https://youtu.be/dtAeVl8Erhg
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Old 27.05.2017, 12:52
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Would have been easy to say "No"?
Of course. But next time he refuses to comment the obvious and logical conclusion is that he can't say "No", otherwise he would as he did previously.
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Old 27.05.2017, 14:49
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Pass the pop corn, more rumours

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Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner 'person of interest in Russia investigation'
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Remember Jared Kushner failed to disclose meetings with Russian officials in his security clearance paperwork.

President Donald Trump's son-in-law and trusted aide Jared Kushner may have discussed creating a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin with Russia's ambassador Sergei Kislyak, The Washington Post reported Friday, citing US officials briefed on intelligence reports.

The claim comes from intercepts of conversations between Russia's ambassador and Moscow.
Kislyak reportedly told higher-ups in Moscow that Kushner suggested the proposal in a meeting at Trump Tower -- which former national security adviser Michael Flynn also attended -- in December. Kushner "suggested using Russian diplomatic facilities in the United States for the communications," the Post reported.

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He was either naive or crazy if
  1. He did not keep an accurate record of his contacts with Sergei Kislyak
  2. He did know the FBI keep a close eye on Kislyak and his communications.

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Former acting CIA director John McLaughlan on Friday responded to reports that President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner discussed setting up a secret communications line between Trump's transition team and the Kremlin, saying if such reports are true, it would be considered espionage.
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Old 27.05.2017, 16:25
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Who knew!?

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The US State Department quietly lifted its restriction this week on how many refugees are allowed to enter the U.S. despite efforts by the Trump administration to scale back refugee resettlements.

Jennifer Smith, a department official, reportedly notified refugee groups of the decision Thursday in an email stating that they could begin bringing refugees to the U.S. “unconstrained by the weekly quotas that were in place.”

The Congress spending bill passed earlier this month with the budget for the State Department’s refugee resettlement program does not anymore impose any limits on refugee admissions.
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Old 28.05.2017, 04:07
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Trump couldn't manage the 700 metre walk to the photo op at the G7 meeting in Taormna, opting to wait for a golf buggy while the other six leaders walked to the central piazza to have their photo taken.

Low energy! Bad!

Chickens coming home to roost, etc...
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Old 29.05.2017, 09:14
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

TRUMP SAYS HE DOES NOT KNOW "GARRET" KUSHNER VERY WELL

If you need a laugh this morning.

http://www.newyorker.com/humor/borow...ner-very-well?
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

The media has been reduced to analysing handshakes. The sooner an asteroid wipes us out the better.

Macron: Awkward Trump handshake a 'moment of truth'
The Trump handshake: how world leaders are fighting back
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The media has been reduced to analysing handshakes. The sooner an asteroid wipes us out the better.

Macron: Awkward Trump handshake a 'moment of truth'
The Trump handshake: how world leaders are fighting back
The fact you can't understand how those handshakes and body language have any significance is even more amusing. Maybe a small, more localised asteroid on your immediate area would be more appropriate.
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Old 29.05.2017, 09:31
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The fact you can't understand how those handshakes and body language have any significance is even more amusing. Maybe a small, more localised asteroid on your immediate area would be more appropriate.
Explain what significance they have. No deal between nation states has ever been affected by body language or handshakes.
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Explain what significance they have. No deal between nation states has ever been affected by body language or handshakes.
The significance is that it is Trumps tactic in trying to get a psychological edge and show his superiority over other world leaders. Macron is the first world leader who has had the balls to beat him at his own game, and Trump will be furious and slighted by that, especially with the media attention claiming that Macron "won".

Some things are a little more subtle than making a big deal or starting a war.
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Explain what significance they have. No deal between nation states has ever been affected by body language or handshakes.
You have a source for this?
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Old 29.05.2017, 10:08
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Explain what significance they have. No deal between nation states has ever been affected by body language or handshakes.
Not so sure, French kissing skills were a prereq for some fetishists. Outraged nobody, really.

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Old 29.05.2017, 10:34
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I suggest that we add more dollars to Healthcare and make it the best anywhere. ObamaCare is dead - the Republicans will do much better!
Good idea

It contradicts both the House health care bill (cost reduction $119B) and his own budget proposal; cuts of between $800 billion and $1.4 trillion in future spending on Medicaid, the health-care program for low-income Americans.

Maybe he really does have some sort of personal problem that confuses him?
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Whenever you see the words 'sources say' in the fake news media, and they don't mention names it is very possible that those sources don't exist but are made up by fake news writers. #FakeNews is the enemy!
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Old 29.05.2017, 22:10
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Just returned from Europe. Trip was a great success for America. Hard work but big results!
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Germany's foreign minister launched a scathing criticism of Donald Trump on Monday, claiming the US President's actions have "weakened" the West and accusing the US government of standing "against the interests of the European Union."
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Depends on your definition of success!
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Depends on your definition of success!
So Gabriel thinks Trump is the one who is destabilizing the EU.

Good to know it had nothing to with Germany's hard line on Greece for example, or unwillingness to compromise with Poland and Hungary. That was Trump wjho made them do that. Yeah, even the Brexit had nothing to do with Germany not willing to compromise and everything to do with Trump, even though he wasn't president yet.

You just keep on telling yourself that Sigmar. Had Hillary won, none of this would have happened.
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Old 30.05.2017, 10:25
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So Gabriel thinks Trump is the one who is destabilizing the EU.

Good to know it had nothing to with Germany's hard line on Greece for example, or unwillingness to compromise with Poland and Hungary. That was Trump wjho made them do that. Yeah, even the Brexit had nothing to do with Germany not willing to compromise and everything to do with Trump, even though he wasn't president yet.

You just keep on telling yourself that Sigmar. Had Hillary won, none of this would have happened.
Can we use his exact words, and debate those, instead of extrapolation?

"Anyone who accelerates climate change by weakening environmental protection, who sells more weapons in conflict zones and who does not want to politically resolve religious conflicts is putting peace in Europe at risk," Gabriel said.

Then...

"The short-sighted policies of the American government stand against the interests of the European Union. The West has become smaller, at least it has become weaker."

Do you disagree?
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