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Old 11.04.2018, 20:57
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

White House revolving door revolves ever faster

Nadia Schadlow, the US deputy national security adviser for strategy, has resigned and will leave her position at the end of the month. Schadlow is the third senior national security official to resign or be pushed out in the wake of national security adviser John Bolton's entrée to the White House.

News of her resignation comes a day after the White House's homeland security adviser Tom Bossert was unexpectedly pushed out on Tuesday, a move driven by Bolton's desire to put his own team in place.
The NSC's chief spokesperson Michael Anton also resigned under pressure on Sunday evening, after learning he would be fired.

Schadlow's departure is not expected to be the last

Now over half of Trump's original White House staff are no longer there
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You are more freaked out that I agree with you than Trump's crazy war rhetoric. Now YOU are freaking me out.
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Old 11.04.2018, 21:10
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

On April 6th
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Despite the Aluminum Tariffs, Aluminum prices are DOWN 4%. People are surprised, I’m not! Lots of money coming into U.S. coffers and Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!
Then Trump slapped tough new sanctions on Rusal, a leading metal producer controlled by Russian oligarch Oleg Deripaska.

And now
Aluminium prices hit 3-month high after LME, CME restrict Rusal metal due to Trump sanctions.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

https://www.craigmurray.org.uk/archi...e-rush-to-war/
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Old 11.04.2018, 21:38
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

@ Slammer

To quote the ex-US Secretary of State the guy is a F# moron!

What sort of idiot tells the target in advance he is going to shoot missiles at them!!

When I posted Trump could kill many of us I got groaned at

I sincerely hope I was wrong and deserved the groan.
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Old 11.04.2018, 21:54
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Seems that these Trump's incendiary tweets were triggered by Fox morning news.

Why the guy cannot benefit from his own intelligence agencies which are certainly the largest and possibly the best in the world just demonstrates he is really a moron.

World oblivion driven by Fox news; no science fiction author ever came up with such bizarre notions.
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@ Slammer

To quote the ex-US Secretary of State the guy is a F# moron!

What sort of idiot tells the target in advance he is going to shoot missiles at them!!

When I posted Trump could kill many of us I got groaned at

I sincerely hope I was wrong and deserved the groan.
Who tells something like that? Somebody who has been ordered to play it a bit safer, it let´s the others, read the Russkies, to get out of the way and at the same time keeps everybody on their toes.
Them missiles have already been assigned their targets.

ps. Seems Russian naval forces have left their bases in Syria and are heading out to sea.
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Old 11.04.2018, 22:24
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White House revolving door revolves ever faster
Let's face it, unless you're older than 70 and/or filthy rich, you better not be part of Trumps team. You will never get a job again after that.
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Old 12.04.2018, 00:26
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Who tells something like that? Somebody who has been ordered to play it a bit safer, it let´s the others, read the Russkies, to get out of the way and at the same time keeps everybody on their toes.
Them missiles have already been assigned their targets.

ps. Seems Russian naval forces have left their bases in Syria and are heading out to sea.
Sorry but this is far from the truth.

The Russian and US military have a hot line in Syria that is in daily use to cover exactly this sort of situation.

The main effect of Trump's tweet is that the Syrian forces have today moved all their best military equipment to Russian bases where they believe they will be safe from US attack.

Consequently reducing any US attack to, at best, damaging a few empty buildings and runways.

Russian naval forces at sea gives them a better opportunity to fire at any US naval assets who will be exposed/detectable when they fire missiles.
Before Trump's tweet Russian naval forces were sitting in harbour so less of a threat.
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Old 12.04.2018, 01:11
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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Despite the Aluminum Tariffs, Aluminum prices are DOWN 4%. People are surprised, I’m not! Lots of money coming into U.S. coffers and Jobs, Jobs, Jobs!
There were 6 million open jobs in the United States in March, close to a record high, according to data released by the Labor Department Tuesday.
It comes at a time when 6.6 million unemployed Americans are looking for a job.

So with immigration increasingly blocked by Trump then who will fill these extra jobs Trump is creating?
Already there are serious shortages in Border Patrol, long distance trucking and construction industries.

Issues are unemployed people do not have the skills being sought, or do not want to relocate, or simply do not like the jobs on offer.

The GOP tax cuts are supposed to boost the US economy but lack of workers is likely to be a bottleneck. This is a risk you take when you try to boost an already healthy economy.
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Old 12.04.2018, 06:17
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Sorry but this is far from the truth.

The Russian and US military have a hot line in Syria that is in daily use to cover exactly this sort of situation.

The main effect of Trump's tweet is that the Syrian forces have today moved all their best military equipment to Russian bases where they believe they will be safe from US attack.

Consequently reducing any US attack to, at best, damaging a few empty buildings and runways.

Russian naval forces at sea gives them a better opportunity to fire at any US naval assets who will be exposed/detectable when they fire missiles.
Before Trump's tweet Russian naval forces were sitting in harbour so less of a threat.
It´s possible. Although for the Russians to fire on US ships will lead to escalation regardless of either a moderate response or an uncontrolled: "I saw the liiiiiight!"
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

With Trump saying he will make a decision on further action within 48hrs, this was the British Defence Secretary's response to the escalation of tensions...
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It was wonderful learning about the new partnership between The Natural Burial Company and The British Hedgehog Preservation Society at Wrottesley Park.
https://twitter.com/GavinWilliamson/...12357629624322

Guess a holiday to Cyprus is out of the question...again
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It´s possible. Although for the Russians to fire on US ships will lead to escalation regardless of either a moderate response or an uncontrolled: "I saw the liiiiiight!"
True but Russia's ambassador in Lebanon warned that Moscow could shoot down US cruise missiles and retaliate against launch sites -- possibly US ships and submarines.

Anyway hopefully will all turn out to be Trump rhetoric and then forgotten about today or tomorrow.
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Old 12.04.2018, 11:34
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True but Russia's ambassador in Lebanon warned that Moscow could shoot down US cruise missiles and retaliate against launch sites -- possibly US ships and submarines.

Anyway hopefully will all turn out to be Trump rhetoric and then forgotten about today or tomorrow.
There is only one way that will end, I can´t imagine the Americans to backdown when their carrier is sunk. Somehow I see mad Bolton´s neocons behind this.
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Well you're old enough to remember him from last time around, and this is Bolton's ultimate wet dream.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Someone on the news yesterday said that the US was likely to avoid targeting areas with Russian forces and to warn Russia about what targets they intended to hit.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

As you were.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...74422587965440

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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

If President Nixon had access to Twitter, we'd have seen this in a tweet:
"I could leave this room, and in 25 minutes, 70 million people would be dead."

from: http://www.slate.com/articles/life/t...ge.single.html

Let's just hope that this latest Syrian crisis ends by the deep state acknowledging that the "Douma chemical attack" is the work of fiction and false flag that it obviously is. I can imagine that Trump is going to share Nixon's fate and quickly too.
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Old 12.04.2018, 12:51
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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Old 12.04.2018, 12:53
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If President Nixon had access to Twitter, we'd have seen this in a tweet:
"I could leave this room, and in 25 minutes, 70 million people would be dead."

from: http://www.slate.com/articles/life/t...ge.single.html

Let's just hope that this latest Syrian crisis ends by the deep state acknowledging that the "Douma chemical attack" is the work of fiction and false flag that it obviously is. I can imagine that Trump is going to share Nixon's fate and quickly too.
Must admit it is hard to believe in the "Douma chemical attack", it does not seem a logical thing to do; unless it was done out of sheer spite?
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