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Old 30.09.2017, 21:54
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President Trump on Saturday criticized Puerto Rico's "poor leadership" and defended his administration's response to the aftermath of Hurricane Maria's devastation on the island.

Following a plea for aid by San Juan's mayor, Trump said the mayor was being "nasty."

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This could be Trump's Katrina moment like Bush suffered!

Trump claims there are 10,000 helpers in Puerto Rico; other reports say 6,000 - clearly a confused situation.

Compare this with the US reaction to the Haiti earthquake where they had 22,000 troops there within two weeks.
Trump this piece of sh!t should be removed from Office !
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Old 01.10.2017, 10:45
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Alec Baldwin and Saturday Night Live return on Puerto Rico and other topics here
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Old 01.10.2017, 22:54
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Primaries are an oddity. They almost always have abysmal turnout, yet if you think about it they are the more important of the two races (primary vs. general). Primaries are where each party chooses who will be the candidate in the general election. Choose a solid candidate in the primary and you have better odds in the general.

In this case, I'm inclined to say that most folks didn't care who won the primary so they didn't show up in big numbers. Election days are on work days for most people, so you have to be motivated to go to the polls. Turnout in the fall will be higher, and then we'll have more of a sense whether Trump's base is bailing. Dems should be cautious and not just assume everyone is going to turn on Trump and the Rs. They have work to do if they want votes.

That's the Internal Revenue Service.

And no power for medical machines such as life support and dialysis.

It does take time to get resources to islands, but if any country has the ability with such a massive military and resources, the U.S. should be it. I'm disappointed with the administration's response so far.

Meanwhile let's keep talking about whether or not professional sports players stand or kneel for the national anthem.

An excerpt of an interview Bob Costas (veteran news anchor for NBC) gave on CNN about the whole NFL ruckus here: http://edition.cnn.com/videos/us/201...ets-political/

I think he really nailed it, and one can even argue it extends beyond sports games to the change in country attitude as a whole.
"let's keep talking about whether or not professional sports players stand or kneel for the national anthem."

Trump supports police brutality so of course he is against such demonstrations!

Example;
The acting head of the Drug Enforcement Administration will resign at the end of the week, according to law enforcement officials, who said he had become convinced that President Trump had little respect for the law.

The official, Chuck Rosenberg, had grown disillusioned with Mr. Trump. The president fired Mr. Comey in May, and then in July told law enforcement officers “please don’t be too nice” when handling crime suspects.

Mr. Rosenberg forcefully rejected Mr. Trump’s comment, sending an email to all D.E.A. employees at the time to tell them that they should not mistreat suspects.

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Old 02.10.2017, 10:55
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Trump keeps up his juvenile name-calling and appears to discard diplomacy with North Korea as an option to reduce tensions between that country and the USA.

Presumably he's just really pissed that Kim Jong-un's rallies are MUCH YUGER than his. Imagine the ratings!!!!
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Old 02.10.2017, 11:07
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Trump keeps up his juvenile name-calling and appears to discard diplomacy with North Korea as an option to reduce tensions between that country and the USA.

Presumably he's just really pissed that Kim Jong-un's rallies are MUCH YUGER than his. Imagine the ratings!!!!
I wonder how long Rex Tillerson will put up with Trump stabbing him in the back?

This is the nth time Trump has publicly undermined the Secretary of State.
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Old 02.10.2017, 12:54
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Why hasn't Elton John trademarked "Rocket Man" - He'd be making (even more of!) a fortune!!
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Old 02.10.2017, 13:34
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Congress missed a deadline to reauthorize the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) over the weekend, leaving federal funding to expire at the end of the month, according to ABC News.

Neither the House nor the Senate took up a vote to reauthorise the program, which helps states provide inexpensive health insurance to children in lower-income families.

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Not so bad as it sounds since most States have enough funding until the end of the year.
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Old 02.10.2017, 15:28
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

I thought the first rule of conflict was to know your opponent.

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Being nice to Rocket Man hasn't worked in 25 years, why would it work now? Clinton failed, Bush failed, and Obama failed. I won't fail.
https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...65910798782465

So the U.S. has been "being nice" to Kim Jong Un since he was 10yrs old? (according the NK records)
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I thought the first rule of conflict was to know your opponent.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...65910798782465

So the U.S. has been "being nice" to Kim Jong Un since he was 10yrs old? (according the NK records)
It's pretty obvious that he inarticulately means the last 25 years of rulers.
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Old 02.10.2017, 15:40
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President Trump on Saturday criticized Puerto Rico's "poor leadership" and defended his administration's response to the aftermath of Hurricane Maria's devastation on the island.

Following a plea for aid by San Juan's mayor, Trump said the mayor was being "nasty."

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This could be Trump's Katrina moment like Bush suffered!

Trump claims there are 10,000 helpers in Puerto Rico; other reports say 6,000 - clearly a confused situation.

Compare this with the US reaction to the Haiti earthquake where they had 22,000 troops there within two weeks.
In Puerto Rico, acute shortages plunge the masses into survival struggle

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For example, shops are closed across half the island, without electricity you cannot take card payments or work a cash register
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Old 02.10.2017, 15:43
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It's pretty obvious that he inarticulately means the last 25 years of rulers.
Or he just assumes it is the same person. Accuracy isn't really his greatest strength. Perhaps we can give him the benefit of the doubt though, I can't imagine that even he is that ignorant.
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Old 02.10.2017, 19:16
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Whoever said 'warmest condolences' in response to a very public mass murder? Ever. Is he congratulating people for being shot? smh.
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Old 02.10.2017, 19:38
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Whoever said 'warmest condolences' in response to a very public mass murder? Ever. Is he congratulating people for being shot? smh.
He never condems white shooters?
I would be happy to be proved wrong
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Old 03.10.2017, 11:12
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In Puerto Rico, acute shortages plunge the masses into survival struggle

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For example, shops are closed across half the island, without electricity you cannot take card payments or work a cash register
Oxfam, a global organization working to end poverty, is criticizing the United States government's response to the crisis in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

The group specifically criticized President Donald Trump's administration.
"Oxfam has monitored the response in Puerto Rico closely, and we are outraged at the slow and inadequate response the US government has mounted in Puerto Rico," Oxfam America President Abby Maxman said in a statement.
"Clean water, food, fuel, electricity, and health care are in desperately short supply and quickly dwindling, and we're hearing excuses and criticism from the administration instead of a cohesive and compassionate response."
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Old 03.10.2017, 23:36
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

The press, branded the 'enemy' by Trump, increasingly trusted by the public: Reuters/Ipsos poll
Confidence in Trump’s administration moved in the opposite direction.

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Not surprising really as there is little evidence of deliberate Press untruths whereas Trump.....
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

The FAKE NEWS press would say that though, wouldn't they?
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Oxfam, a global organization working to end poverty, is criticizing the United States government's response to the crisis in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.

The group specifically criticized President Donald Trump's administration.
"Oxfam has monitored the response in Puerto Rico closely, and we are outraged at the slow and inadequate response the US government has mounted in Puerto Rico," Oxfam America President Abby Maxman said in a statement.
"Clean water, food, fuel, electricity, and health care are in desperately short supply and quickly dwindling, and we're hearing excuses and criticism from the administration instead of a cohesive and compassionate response."


In all this carnage since the hurricane, i am still not sure why people expect trumpy boy to care about the people of puerto rico.


what part of anything he ahs ever done would suggest to you that he would want to help those people?
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In all this carnage since the hurricane, i am still not sure why people expect trumpy boy to care about the people of puerto rico.


what part of anything he ahs ever done would suggest to you that he would want to help those people?
Well to be fair he was personally delivering aid there yesterday
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Well to be fair he was personally delivering aid there yesterday
Are those rolls of kitchen paper? Or toilet paper?

Trump should stay home, turn off his phone, and learn from TV.

He is an absolute idiot: if I had voted for him I would be ashamed!

He didn't even study Puerto Rica's problems before his visit, only 16 dead? "You don't need aid"
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-41487814
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https://www.defensetech.org/2017/09/...relief-effort/

Instead of spurting things at the President, or whatever the non-impartial US press has decided to focus on, check the logistics of clearing the roads, and getting drivers to get all this stuff delivered to the interior of the island. There are US Navy vessels in the area helping out, etc etc. It's just that it does take time, and Puerto Rico isn't exactly a model of good government, so no surprises everything broke. I wonder if they'll make it to 51st state status after this or will Congress they really don't need a island that gets this broken (financially and physically)...


Meanwhile anyone notice Hillary still can't accept she was a bad candidate who no one really liked? And playing the "women MUST vote for women, it's verboten not to" card... Which Mrs Obama is doing too. Keep turning people off, it's working really to insure 2020 is sown up.

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