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Trump signed a defense spending bill, saying the military must be "perfecto". Proves he's a sexist bigot... because why couldn't he just call it "perfecta"???

http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/tr...rticle/2643234

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You did not mention this? Now emerge details of Trump's signing statement after signing this bill

Trump objects to Russia provisions as he signs $700 billion defense bill!

Trump's signing statement Tuesday contained objections to more than 40 provisions in the defense bill, which passed both houses of Congress with large, bipartisan majorities.

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Edit; So it is neither perfecto nor perfecta; strange man?

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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Well, well, well... It looks like Democrat Doug Jones has beaten alleged child-molesting Republican Roy Moore in Alabama!

Even Non-fake Fox News thinks so.

The Republican senate majority is down to 1. And Trump's face has been roundly slapped. But at least the swamp is being drained.

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'The people of Alabama will do the right thing,'' said President Trump. Decency has won out.
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Trump is not an idiot. ......
See, you say that, then I watch him speak, read his tweets to the wrong person, learn he blabbed secrets to the Russians, see him lie so badly he contradicts himself, realise he would have been richer if he had stopped trying to be a businessman and just invested the fortune daddy left him.

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Well there goes Trump tax cuts; the last estimate of costs for such space exploration was $500 per taxpayer

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Trumps additionalspending on weapons amounts to over $300 per taxpayer, US military spending is $3k/taxpayer p.a.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

he is senile lets face it. Early senility.
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See, you say that, then I watch him speak, read his tweets to the wrong person, learn he blabbed secrets to the Russians, see him lie so badly he contradicts himself, realise he would have been richer if he had stopped trying to be a businessman and just invested the fortune daddy left him.

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Well, well, well... It looks like Democrat Doug Jones has beaten alleged child-molesting Republican Roy Moore in Alabama!

Even Non-fake Fox News thinks so.

The Republican senate majority is down to 1. And Trump's face has been roundly slapped. But at least the swamp is being drained.
Not only Trump's face slapped but Bannon's; if he had not interfered in the Primary then Moore would not have been the GOP candidate.

Stunning result from a state where Trump won by 28 points, maybe the polls showing Trump's low popularity are true

Edit - a former chief of staff to McConnell, Josh Holmes, tweeted a sarcastic thank-you to Bannon “for showing us how to lose the reddest state in the union.”
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

could be the start of the swing against Trump and his cronies

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sm0e7zSitGQ


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Not only Trump's face slapped but Bannon's; if he had not interfered in the Primary then Moore would not have been the GOP candidate.

Stunning result from a state where Trump won by 28 points, maybe the polls showing Trump's low popularity are true

Edit - a former chief of staff to McConnell, Josh Holmes, tweeted a sarcastic thank-you to Bannon “for showing us how to lose the reddest state in the union.”
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Well done Alabama, I expect some of the electorate felt they had to hold their nose and vote for Jones in preference to Moore, i hope Jones realises that he might have to sometimes hold his nose and vote in line with the wishes of his constituents. Maybe then we'll see the dismantling of this dangerous tribalism that has affected American politics.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Seems Trump and Tillerson are still not comfortable with each other.

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday that the United States would be willing to meet for diplomatic talks with North Korea "without precondition," in a show of good faith after the nation's recent ballistic missile test.
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White House responds to Tillerson: Trump’s position on North Korea hasn’t changed
The White House on Tuesday reaffirmed that President Trump's position on North Korea has not changed, despite Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's comments that the U.S. would be open to bilateral talks with the country without preconditions.
But what is Trump's position? two weeks ago he said
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Trump said in a tweet Wednesday. "Additional major sanctions will be imposed on North Korea today. This situation will be handled!"
So when will these major sanctions be announced?

Trump's position seems to be just reliance on rhetoric!
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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A president who'd all but call a senator a whore is unfit to clean toilets in Obama's presidential library or to shine George W. Bush's shoes:
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Not only Trump's face slapped but Bannon's; if he had not interfered in the Primary then Moore would not have been the GOP candidate.

Stunning result from a state where Trump won by 28 points, maybe the polls showing Trump's low popularity are true

Edit - a former chief of staff to McConnell, Josh Holmes, tweeted a sarcastic thank-you to Bannon “for showing us how to lose the reddest state in the union.”
Exit polls suggest that around 2/3 of whites voted for Moore, while at least 90% of blacks voted Jones. And turnout among blacks was up by 20%.

Apparently a parody of Roy Moore’s horse is tweeting (he rode to the polls on a horse). Moore is not a good rider, so lots of jokes about that. The “horse” is @horse_sassy
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Well done Alabama, I expect some of the electorate felt they had to hold their nose and vote for Jones in preference to Moore, i hope Jones realises that he might have to sometimes hold his nose and vote in line with the wishes of his constituents. Maybe then we'll see the dismantling of this dangerous tribalism that has affected American politics.
That tribalism will be there for as long as the left wages identity politics.

Roy Moore would have been to Washington what Farage is like to Brussels. Jones has an opportunity to translate Alabama values to Washington, and Democrat values to Alabama. But if he turns out to be just a Schumer obstructionist, this would prove to have just been a media manipulated fluke.

Seems like Jones won by only 20,000 votes.
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That tribalism will be there for as long as the left wages identity politics.

Roy Moore would have been to Washington what Farage is like to Brussels. Jones has an opportunity to translate Alabama values to Washington, and Democrat values to Alabama. But if he turns out to be just a Schumer obstructionist, this would prove to have just been a media manipulated fluke.
"Roy Moore would have been to Washington what Farage is like to Brussels." You mean he would rarely come to work and not attend meetings of the committees he belongs to?

Ukip (Farage's party)MEPs attend the fewest European Parliament votes of any party in the EU's 28 countries
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Over the three years that Nigel Farage was a member of the European Parliament Fisheries Committee, he attended one out of 42 meetings. Greenpeace research shows that during the three major votes to fix the flaws of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), Nigel Farage was in the building but failed to vote in favour of improving the legislation.
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"Roy Moore would have been to Washington what Farage is like to Brussels." You mean he would rarely come to work and not attend meetings of the committees he belongs to?

Ukip (Farage's party)MEPs attend the fewest European Parliament votes of any party in the EU's 28 countries
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Over the three years that Nigel Farage was a member of the European Parliament Fisheries Committee, he attended one out of 42 meetings. Greenpeace research shows that during the three major votes to fix the flaws of the Common Fisheries Policy (CFP), Nigel Farage was in the building but failed to vote in favour of improving the legislation.
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Republicans were freaked out about Roy Moore because he is a knowledgable constitutional lawyer, who would have been saying things they would have had lots of trouble with.

At the same time, we would have seen an exodus of Republican donors who simply donate for tax cuts. Ironically, Roy Moore could have killed the GOP as we know it today. Now they can go back to corrupt swamp business as usual.
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That tribalism will be there for as long as the left wages identity politics.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psychological_projection
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Republicans were freaked out about Roy Moore because he is a knowledgable constitutional lawyer, who would have been saying things they would have had lots of trouble with.

At the same time, we would have seen an exodus of Republican donors who simply donate for tax cuts. Ironically, Roy Moore could have killed the GOP as we know it today. Now they can go back to corrupt swamp business as usual.
Roy Moore, a known sexual predator ? Phos, you forgot to take your medicines.
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Roy Moore, a known sexual predator ? Phos, you forgot to take your medicines.
Media alleged sexual predator from 40 years ago. The Democratic party is full of them.
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Seems like Jones won by only 20,000 votes.
"... only 20,000 votes..."

Jones turned a 2:1 Republican majority into a Republican loss.

And he won the popular vote, something Trump couldn't and never will achieve. I find it hilarious that Trump complained on Twitter that "the write-in votes played a very big factor (sic)"; that's akin to saying that the Electoral College played a very big part in Trump's win. Again,
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Media alleged sexual predator from 40 years ago. The Democratic party is full of them.
Not feeling quite so cocky and self-assured this morning, Phos?

"He (or they, the Democrats) did it too!" cries Phos... another case of psychological projection.
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