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Old 27.07.2017, 18:52
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Call me naive but why does the military spend money on Viagra?!
Condoms okay, but Viagra?
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Old 27.07.2017, 18:57
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Call me naive but why does the military spend money on Viagra?!
Condoms okay, but Viagra?
Soldiers gotta stay hard to defend their country.
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Old 27.07.2017, 18:58
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Soldiers gotta stay hard to defend their country.
Yep but not down there. Afaik that distracts them a lot.
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Old 27.07.2017, 18:59
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Call me naive but why does the military spend money on Viagra?!
Condoms okay, but Viagra?
There's a lot of down-time with all the other boys in the barracks. Why should the old or people who can't get it up suffer?
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Old 27.07.2017, 19:05
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Old 27.07.2017, 19:16
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I also enjoy it when a shortcut opens to make liberal elites angry without having to do much to make them angry.

But I think that should be reserved for situations where you hand them the gun to shoot themselves in the foot, then stand back and say, "look, no hands, they did this themselves". Trump has done that quite well several times, unfortunately he was beter at it on the campaign trail than in office.

The anto Trumpers are so Pavlovian in their responses to Trump's trolling that they jump on every provocation and oppose everything he proposes, without stopping to think, hey, is this a trick and is he trying to frame us? And of course that's what makes them so easy for him to troll and to play for his own ends.

But in this particular case I don't see any bigger plan or objective. There's no element of his usual common sense versus the pettiness of PC. I really don't see where he's trying to go. I think most people don't really care about transgender people in the military. It's a non issue.
Agree with what you said, but couldn't it simply have been a not-so-subtle **** you to the progressives?
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Old 27.07.2017, 19:41
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Hormones in tap water, hormones and other crap in food, [..]
No harm just as long as it tastes fine, and it does.
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Agree with what you said, but couldn't it simply have been a not-so-subtle **** you to the progressives?
I think after weeks of being mired in controversy, with the Russia investigation swirling, this is just a little sop to his base, to keep waverers on-side.

Although, granted, the best way to keep his peeps on-side actually appears to be p*ssing off liberals, rather than doing anything constructive, so you might be on the money there.
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Old 27.07.2017, 20:35
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He's trying to make the country great again but The Establishment won't let him!

Or maybe he planned the whole thing to make it appear so?
Maybe if he spent more time running the country instead of spending too much time watching cable TV and launching multiple stupid twitter tirades then he would really make the country great again
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Old 27.07.2017, 20:37
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Fake news

He was not really transgender just trying to get sent home early #MASH!
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Despite having the most powerful person in the world as a loyal user, Twitter failed to add any new monthly active users globally during the June quarter. Even worse, it's now losing users in the U.S.
Twitter reported Thursday that its monthly user base in the U.S. declined to 68 million in the most recent quarter from 70 million in the previous quarter.

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Cannot be correct! Trump claims to have 100 million followers!
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Apparently Trump may have announced the transgender military ban to help build The Wall!

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Seems like a win-win
Really? What happened to Mexico is going to pay for the wall??

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Because of the people that are mad about it

I figure that anything that gets the liberal elite so upset is generally a good thing for a country.
You don't have to be a "liberal elite" to realize that discriminating against a particular group of people is wrong. If it's truly about the money (which it's not, but I'll humor you), why not just say that transgender individuals can serve in the military, but that the U.S. taxpayer won't foot the bill for reassignment surgery? Why kick them out?

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...Classic Trumpian response though. So what if I did something bad? Hillary did something bad too worse and should be in jail. Waaah.
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...It would be interesting to know why gender reassignment is on the increase in the USA...
I'd say it's because it's becoming more socially acceptable and therefore more available.

Look at Chaz Bono and more recently, Kaitlyn Jenner. It was only a few decades ago that gay people had to stay in the closet, and there wasn't even a mention of transgender. Then it was okay to be gay, but not openly if serving in the military. Then it was okay to be openly gay in the military. And now anything goes.

As for why bother if the parts are clearly identifiable (so to speak), a person might physically have the parts of one gender but still identify as the other. Gender reassignment helps reconcile those conflicts.
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Maybe if he spent more time running the country instead of spending too much time watching cable TV and launching multiple stupid twitter tirades then he would really make the country great again
That was one of the posts which was not your own work, right?

I want him glued to the teli and should the twitter community really shrink, get some robots to make him believe people read/reply to his tweets!
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Old 27.07.2017, 21:34
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I think after weeks of being mired in controversy, with the Russia investigation swirling, this is just a little sop to his base, to keep waverers on-side.

Although, granted, the best way to keep his peeps on-side actually appears to be p*ssing off liberals, rather than doing anything constructive, so you might be on the money there.
Trump was elected to do two things:

1 - Make America Great Again.
2 - Make the liberals mad while doing it.
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That was one of the posts which was not your own work, right?

I want him glued to the teli and should the twitter community really shrink, get some robots to make him believe people read/reply to his tweets!
Ooopppss

You are, of course, completely correct.
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Trump was elected to do two things:

1 - Make America Great Again.
2 - Make the liberals mad while doing it.
The fact he was elected to achieve two completely conflicting goals benefits all of us

To be clear; making America great again would not make the liberals mad
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Call me naive but why does the military spend money on Viagra?!
Condoms okay, but Viagra?
Viagra is part of standard medical coverage. "Military" includes not just those on active duty, deployed or whatever, but also many department of defense workers, some of whom need their blue pills. Shrug.


Edited to add. The military provides medical coverage for many retired servicemen (and women). Hence, viagra.

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Trump was elected to do two things:

1 - Make America Great Again.
2 - Make the liberals mad while doing it.
I am really tired of the adversarial bullshit. If Trump were actually retaining America's greatness rather than rendering it a cesspool, then I would be happy.
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I am really tired of the adversarial bullshit. If Trump were actually retaining America's greatness rather than rendering it a cesspool, then I would be happy.
Don't bother, he's just trolling. He's such small mind he actually enjoys riling people and wind them up.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Another day, another huge failure for Trump.

US Senate rejects Obamacare repeal bill.

This is the fifth, or is it now the sixth time that the GOP has failed to repeal the Act.

Senator McCain was the last to vote, swinging the balance 51-49 against. Payback for Trump's juvenile barbs in during the election campaign? Or perhaps he's just a sensible, thinking individual.
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