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Old 20.12.2016, 12:30
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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Because HRC and the DNC chose not to be very democratic and forcfully ousted Bernie Sanders who would have won the election.
This.

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Old 20.12.2016, 13:32
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Americans stocking up on guns and survival supplies.

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-38297345

I don't know whether to laugh or cry.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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Americans stocking up on guns and survival supplies.

http://www.bbc.com/news/magazine-38297345

I don't know whether to laugh or cry.
Sad indeed. A more armed society with easy access to firearms is not a safer society, in my opinion - and I am a gun owner.

(We own guns and firearms for various purposes - target shooting, clay pigeon shooting, and hunting. They are all locked up in safe places nowhere near our house, car, etc. and not charged. They are only taken out for their intended purpose, when needed, and put back when done. I would even be 100% in favor of having more restrictive gun regulations that prevent us from owning guns, but let us practice our sports with non-proprietary guns, if that is what is needed to end the craziness of easy gun access in the USA).
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Old 21.12.2016, 10:37
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

What can go wrong?

Trumps National Security Advisor meets with Nazi party leader.
http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/us_58...b08debb78af7c2


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Old 21.12.2016, 13:10
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Thank you for the correction.

Anyway these Cabinet members have between them a big chunk of change; hope they remember the poorer people who voted Trump in.
From Bernie's page:
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Old 22.12.2016, 00:57
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

more fake hatecrime
http://www.cbsnews.com/news/andrew-m...n-mississippi/
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Old 22.12.2016, 12:26
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

For the people who refused to believe the CIA or Obama or the director of national intelligence or the homeland security secretary then here is another source to ignore
"Cybersecurity firm finds evidence that Russian military unit was behind DNC [Democratic party] hack"

Source

Obama has promised to carry out cyber attacks on Russia; I like the idea but hope this does not lead to a major escalation.
Once Russia's friends are in place then the risk level will decline
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Old 22.12.2016, 18:39
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Oh FFS!!!

Reckon he needs to try extending his vocabulary first.

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Donald Trump has called for the US to "greatly strengthen and expand" its nuclear arsenal.
The president-elect, who takes office next month, said the US must take such action "until such time as the world comes to its senses regarding nukes".
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38410027
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Old 24.12.2016, 11:00
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Donald's latest tweets:

Donald J. Trump ‏@realDonaldTrump 10 Std.Vor 10 Stunden
Vladimir Putin said today about Hillary and Dems: "In my opinion, it is humiliating. One must be able to lose with dignity." So true!

Donald J. Trump ‏@realDonaldTrump 13 Std.Vor 13 Stunden
The terrorist who killed so many people in Germany said just before crime, "by God's will we will slaughter you pigs, I swear, we will......

Donald J. Trump ‏@realDonaldTrump 13 Std.Vor 13 Stunden
slaughter you. This is a purely religious threat, which turned into reality. Such hatred! When will the U.S., and all countries, fight back?

Idiot.
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Old 24.12.2016, 11:43
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Oh FFS!!!

Reckon he needs to try extending his vocabulary first.


http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38410027
Wish him luck trying to nuke terrorist organisations

As already posted "idiot"!
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Old 24.12.2016, 12:23
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Well, this is going to help the situation in the Middle East - I don't think.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38337108

Really cannot understand the US's continuing, blind support of Israel regardless of what they do. Any other country and they'd have been bollocked left, right and centre. It's a miracle they abstained from the recent Israeli settlement vote.
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Old 24.12.2016, 12:57
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Really cannot understand the US's continuing, blind support of Israel regardless of what they do.
Beacuase it's the right thing to do.

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Old 24.12.2016, 13:48
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Beacuase it's the right thing to do.

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Really. How?
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Old 26.12.2016, 16:55
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

The N Y Times is doing a new weekly feature:

http://www.nytimes.com/column/this-w...pgtype=article

Interesting to follow.
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Beacuase it's the right thing to do.

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Wrong
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Old 26.12.2016, 20:30
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Well, this is going to help the situation in the Middle East - I don't think.

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38337108

Really cannot understand the US's continuing, blind support of Israel regardless of what they do. Any other country and they'd have been bollocked left, right and centre. It's a miracle they abstained from the recent Israeli settlement vote.
The US are "God's own country", Israel is "the promised land". The resulting self-image is "can't do wrong" in both cases.
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It's a miracle they abstained from the recent Israeli settlement vote.
This was momentous for me. One final "f**k you" from Obama to Netanyahu.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Donald Trump cannot move ahead with his plan to dismantle his charitable foundation because state prosecutors are investigating whether the president-elect personally benefited from its spending, the New York attorney general’s office said on Tuesday.

Source; Guardian
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Old 28.12.2016, 14:34
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

I can hardly wait for Obama to finally leave and Trump to assume office. I expect it to be fun and interesting.
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Old 28.12.2016, 15:49
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I expect it to be fun and interesting.
I'll agree with the interesting part...

... as in the old curse, "May you live in interesting times."


It may be fun and interesting viewed from the safety of out of the fray Switzerland, but for those of us who have to get through the next 4 years (and likely more) in the US, or whose loved ones in the US will likely be left vulnerable, the future we face is no laughing matter.


Just back from the US, Chicago and Indiana.

Saw well-to-do folks on both sides jumping on the bandwagon (screw principles and screw the 99%), saw a lot of ordinary folks increasingly afraid - and saw some true ugliness being 'normalized'.
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