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Old 03.01.2018, 16:35
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Because the failure of the peace process is not Trump's fault. It's the Palestinians throwing their toys out of the pram.
Or as the rest of the world pretty much unanimously voted. No.
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Old 03.01.2018, 16:35
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Because the failure of the peace process is not Trump's fault. It's the Palestinians throwing their toys out of the pram.
This is the Trump who destroyed the peace process with his Jerusalem statement
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Old 03.01.2018, 16:44
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

The ridiculous part of it is that Trump never even made a decision on the final status of Jerusalem. It is called "Cutting off the nose to spite the face". If they only had some comprehension skills.

Oh well... send the money to Puerto Rico or Alabama instead.
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Old 03.01.2018, 16:50
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The ridiculous part of it is that Trump never even made a decision on the final status of Jerusalem. It is called "Cutting off the nose to spite the face". If they only had some comprehension skills.

Oh well... send the money to Puerto Rico or Alabama instead.
Sadly it is the Trump who has failure in comprehension skills!!
Read his latest tweet below!

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It's not only Pakistan that we pay billions of dollars to for nothing, but also many other countries, and others.
As an example, we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect. They don’t even want to negotiate a long overdue peace treaty with Israel.
We have taken Jerusalem, the toughest part of the negotiation, off the table,
but Israel, for that, would have had to pay more. But with the Palestinians no longer willing to talk peace, why should we make any of these massive future payments to them?
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Old 03.01.2018, 16:54
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I would give the Palestinians a 40% chance of coming back to the table, and the door would still be open for them. They are afterall the ones leaving the table, not Trump nor the Israelis.

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Old 03.01.2018, 16:55
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

More Bannon quotes from the book I mentioned earlier. If you think Trump is funny then these will have you rolling on the floor

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“You realize where this is going,” Bannon said in the book. “This is all about money laundering.
Mueller chose Weissmann first and he is a money-laundering guy.
Their path to #ing Trump goes right through Paul Manafort, Don Jr and Jared Kushner … It’s as plain as a hair on your face.”
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“The Kushner sh#t is greasy. They’re going to go right through that.
They’re going to roll those two guys up and say play me or trade me.”
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Old 03.01.2018, 17:02
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Bannon has been clashing with Democrat's in Trumps White House: Flynn, Manafort and Kushner. But I wouldn't give much of these types of articles any credence until Bannon himself owns them. You may just once again come up disappointed by Fake news.

Drudge had to recently retract one like this.
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Old 03.01.2018, 17:15
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Bannon has been clashing with Democrat's in Trumps White House: Flynn, Manafort and Kushner. But I wouldn't give much of these types of articles any credence until Bannon himself owns them. You may just once again come up disappointed by Fake news.

Drudge had to recently retract one like this.
No worries, looking at Trump's Campaign promises I am used to disappointment.
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Old 03.01.2018, 17:20
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It's not only Pakistan that we pay billions of dollars to for nothing, but also many other countries, and others.
As an example, we pay the Palestinians HUNDRED OF MILLIONS OF DOLLARS a year and get no appreciation or respect. They don’t even want to negotiate a long overdue peace treaty with Israel.
We have taken Jerusalem, the toughest part of the negotiation, off the table,
but Israel, for that, would have had to pay more. But with the Palestinians no longer willing to talk peace, why should we make any of these massive future payments to them?



MAGA is the most old-fashioned washing-powder in Switzerland (still available). I can't help having it on my mind every time you folks mention MAGA.



Sorry, back to Trump ....
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Old 03.01.2018, 17:22
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Bannon has been clashing with Democrat's in Trumps White House: Flynn, Manafort and Kushner. But I wouldn't give much of these types of articles any credence until Bannon himself owns them. You may just once again come up disappointed by Fake news.

Drudge had to recently retract one like this.
Flynn has been registered as a D and Kushner seems to lean D sometimes, but Manafort is clearly in the R camp, having assisted with 4 Republican presidential campaigns.

That bit aside, Bannon has been clashing with all of them and others in the White House. I expect the publisher is going to be slapped with a lawsuit (or dozen) in no time with that kind of quote.
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Old 03.01.2018, 17:41
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Flynn has been registered as a D and Kushner seems to lean D sometimes, but Manafort is clearly in the R camp, having assisted with 4 Republican presidential campaigns.

That bit aside, Bannon has been clashing with all of them and others in the White House. I expect the publisher is going to be slapped with a lawsuit (or dozen) in no time with that kind of quote.
Steve Bannon has no judicial credentials, so for him to be quoted as calling something "treasonous" doesn't really mean a whole hell of a lot.

It only means he got emphatic about something and started ranting and raving. Yippee!
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Old 03.01.2018, 18:31
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Steve Bannon has no judicial credentials, so for him to be quoted as calling something "treasonous" doesn't really mean a whole hell of a lot.

It only means he got emphatic about something and started ranting and raving. Yippee!
Indeed, legally it means nothing but for his Breitbart readers and their crossover with the Trump base it may have some impact; assuming Bannon does not deny!
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Old 03.01.2018, 18:32
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Flynn has been registered as a D and Kushner seems to lean D sometimes, but Manafort is clearly in the R camp, having assisted with 4 Republican presidential campaigns.

That bit aside, Bannon has been clashing with all of them and others in the White House. I expect the publisher is going to be slapped with a lawsuit (or dozen) in no time with that kind of quote.
Publishers in the US are usually very cautious about litigation so I assume they will have good backing for these quotes?

Time will tell...
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Trump- bigger nuclear weapons button than Kim Jong- but much smaller brain!
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Smart. Conditions should be tied to those payments. Peace is great.

Otherwise, it should be used for domestic purposes. Puerto Rico can make better use of it.
maybe you're not american but Trump hasn't helped the victims of Hurricane Maria in PR:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.311e4edd5c53
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Trump. " do as I want or no more pocket money "
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Old 03.01.2018, 19:45
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Indeed, legally it means nothing but for his Breitbart readers and their crossover with the Trump base it may have some impact; assuming Bannon does not deny!
Maybe. Perhaps drive a divide between economic nationalists, conservatives and libertarians. Yet more likely to be dismissed as yet another fake news nothing burger. I think people are quite numb to the sensationalism now.
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Old 03.01.2018, 20:16
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maybe you're not american but Trump hasn't helped the victims of Hurricane Maria in PR:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/...=.311e4edd5c53
I understand he sent in FEMA and gave himself a score of 10 out of 10.

Okay, but as for foreign aid, the Marshall plan is long over and done with and we're way past the point of diminishing returns. Seems like we could use that money for roads, bridges, walls, spacecrafts, robots, missiles, bombs and lasers. Those things are expensive.
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Old 03.01.2018, 20:19
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Maybe. Perhaps drive a divide between economic nationalists, conservatives and libertarians. Yet more likely to be dismissed as yet another fake news nothing burger. I think people are quite numb to the sensationalism now.
So far these "nothing burger" dismissals have proven premature like the Trump lawyer forecasts that the Russian probe would end by Thanksgiving, by Christmas, by year end......
Time will tell...
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Puerto Rico should declare independence.
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I understand he sent in FEMA and gave himself a score of 10 out of 10.

Okay, but as for foreign aid, the Marshall plan is long over and done with and we're way past the point of diminishing returns. Seems like we could use that money for roads, bridges, walls, spacecrafts, robots, missiles, bombs and lasers. Those things are expensive.
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