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Old 29.07.2017, 14:53
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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Republicans in the Senate will NEVER win if they don't go to a 51 vote majority NOW. They look like fools and are just wasting time. 8 Dems totally control the U.S. Senate.
Many great Republican bills will never pass, like Kate's Law and complete Healthcare. Get smart!
I guess Trump missed that the Republicans could not get 51 votes together for Healthcare

Edit - As an example of the Republican disarray, the Senate planned to debate the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018 immediately after the Healthcare vote and the Democrats agreed not to block this. However when McConnell moved to bring it up on the floor then Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul objected.
Now it looks like NDAA will not be on the Senate Agenda until September.

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kk are you short of one k for the full package ?
It's 2017 Odile.

Smearing people with differing opinions as racists (or, in this case as a KKK member) doesn't work anymore.
You will have to actually engage in meaningful debate if you wish to make your point - one of the big factors as to why the left is losing their ground

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Old 29.07.2017, 16:50
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He [Scaramucci] killed that interview. Came across as very competent and loyal.
The White House communication director’s wife has filed for divorce just days after Scaramucci took on his new role in President Trump's administration, according to the New York Post.

Deidre Ball was tired of Scaramucci’s “naked ambition, which is so enormous that it left her at her wits’ end,” a source told the Post in a Friday story.

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Now no obstacles to Scaramucci working 100% for Trump
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The White House communication director’s wife has filed for divorce just days after Scaramucci took on his new role in President Trump's administration, according to the New York Post.

Deidre Ball was tired of Scaramucci’s “naked ambition, which is so enormous that it left her at her wits’ end,” a source told the Post in a Friday story.

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Now no obstacles to Scaramucci working 100% for Trump
<<Leave civilians out of this. I can take the hits, but I would ask that you would put my family in your thoughts and prayers & nothing more.>>
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More time for the Mooch to help make America great again!
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Old 29.07.2017, 18:25
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<<Leave civilians out of this. I can take the hits, but I would ask that you would put my family in your thoughts and prayers & nothing more.>>
I agree.
This is the guy who was quoted

“I’m not Steve Bannon, I’m not trying to suck my own c--k,” he said.

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Normal bounds and limits of decency do not apply
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Normal bounds and limits of decency do not apply
The leftist's motto.
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Old 29.07.2017, 20:28
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This is the guy who was quoted

“I’m not Steve Bannon, I’m not trying to suck my own c--k,” he said.

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Normal bounds and limits of decency do not apply
The wife seems to have reasons for divorce.
My point is, there is no point in pulling her and the children into the public for the behaviour of a guy she obviously doesn't support.

I'm a bit surprised you see that differently, but hey, I just wanted to mention it.
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Old 29.07.2017, 21:21
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Both sound very plausible. Perhaps his own medical problems also informed his vote.

Trump's healthcare battle reminds Scaramucci of Lincoln fighting slavery


From the article (bold emphasis mine):
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Asked whether a deal was on the cards, Scaramucci said: “100%. [Trump] loves the United Kingdom ... Think about the special relationship we’ve had since the inception of this great nation. You know what this nation is? It’s a disruptive startup. It was a group of rich guys who got together and said, ‘You know what, we are going to break away from the other countries and start our own country.’
Um...that's an interesting story

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LOL I have asked before- some time ago- and not sure I will get an answer

are there still 44 (44!?!) EF members who still think Trump will be a good President - really ? Flipping Nora ...
Why not? There are still plenty of Americans that think Trump is going to do amazing things for the country so it's not unreasonable to think a handful of EF members also think so.
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Old 29.07.2017, 21:39
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I've demonstrated again and again that I really don't care
And I don't care what non US persons think on the matter.

Meanwhile, time for someone from the LEGA to be the next federal councillor.

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But YOU are non US
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Old 29.07.2017, 21:57
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And I don't care what non US persons think on the matter.

Meanwhile, time for someone from the LEGA to be the next federal councillor.

Tom
Wouldn't that include you?

I'm not sure it's fair to say, it doesn't matter what non-US-people think. Yes, we can't do anything about it - and I don't even think we should be able to - but the influence of the US on the world is too big for us to pretend it doesn't matter what is happening over there.
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If you dump your nationality, give back your passport, don't pay taxes, give up your vote - your opinion does not count for much, surely.
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Old 29.07.2017, 23:13
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“I’m not Steve Bannon, I’m not trying to suck my own c--k,” he said.

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The wife seems to have reasons for divorce.
My point is, there is no point in pulling her and the children into the public for the behaviour of a guy she obviously doesn't support.

I'm a bit surprised you see that differently, but hey, I just wanted to mention it.
But the discussion is about Scaramucci who forced his divorce by taking a job with Trump that his wife clearly was strongly against.

Nobody is against Scaramucci's wife, she is clearly the victim here?

Of course Scaramucci does not want to talk about this topic because it proves he is a self centred and arrogant @##@# who is independently very wealthy (over $50M) and took this job to support his vanity despite knowing it would destroy his family. He did not take the job because he was driven by financial or career implications.
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But the discussion is about Scaramucci who forced his divorce by taking a job with Trump that his wife clearly was strongly against.

Nobody is against Scaramucci's wife, she is clearly the victim here?

Of course Scaramucci does not want to talk about this topic because it proves he is a self centred and arrogant @##@# who is independently very wealthy (over $50M) and took this job to support his vanity despite knowing it would destroy his family. He did not take the job because he was driven by financial or career implications.
Okay, I can not discuss this as I don't know the details.

I just believe divorce etc. of a public person is none of the public's business, even if some seem to know it is all and only about him taking this job, which I dare to doubt when I listen to him ROFL, who wants that at home with no button to turn him off?

The way he does his job (the vocabulary he uses etc. etc. in a job where communication is what it's all about) is. What he might privately sacrifice for it, is not.

That's my private opinion, so carry on, I'll keep out of it
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Not really interested in Scaramucci, except to say he appears to be a bit of a Thug. If his wife wants to divorce him, that's her business and I agree that it should remain a private matter. It muddies the water too - when people need to follow what's happening in government, such as it is, rather than soap opera drama.


What I find disturbing are, for example, two of Trump's tweets today...

"If a new HealthCare Bill is not approved quickly, BAILOUTS for Insurance Companies and BAILOUTS for Members of Congress will end very soon!"

And

"Unless the Republican Senators are total quitters, Repeal & Replace is not dead! Demand another vote before voting on any other bill!"

So he's a bully, not a leader and he doesn't understand how the branches of government work.

The other point is that while everyone is admiring McCain, it really was Collins and Murkowski who set the stage. Trump threatened them too, but not McCain. Again with the bullying.....and i know it's not chic here to point out gender bias, but Trump mostly threatens and denigrates women.

Another female senator, Democrat Mazie Hirono made a special effort to get back to cast a vote - she's recovering from cancer surgery. But her story wasn't widely known either.
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... and took this job to support his vanity despite knowing it would destroy his family. He did not take the job because he was driven by financial or career implications.
To a very big extent career is vanity (in the western world at least). Especially WRT someone who doesn't need to work to pay for his livelihood.
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If you dump your nationality, give back your passport, don't pay taxes, give up your vote - your opinion does not count for much, surely.
Surely his opinion is as valid as anyone else's? It's his opinion and he's entitled to have it.
His opinion won't count in terms of votes in the same way that mine or yours won't but whether you agree with him or not (and it appears that many do agree with him) he is still allowed to express his opinion.
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Surely his opinion is as valid as anyone else's? It's his opinion and he's entitled to have it.
His opinion won't count in terms of votes in the same way that mine or yours won't but whether you agree with him or not (and it appears that many do agree with him) he is still allowed to express his opinion.
Absolutely right, but the discussion started with Odile being told that her opinion didn't count because she is not American, which is daft, especially as the person making the point is hardly American either...
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