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Well, if some politians had flight fobias, it would have saved their lives. (RIP Prezident Dubček, assassinated by the Russian occupation 1968).

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Old 24.02.2019, 23:08
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Well, if some politians had flight fobias, it would have saved their lives. (RIP Prezident Dubček, assassinated by the Russian occupation 1968).

I feel like I am turning into Wolli.


Are you talking about Alexander Dubček? The former Czechoslovak First Secretary/President who died after a car accident in 1992?
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Old 24.02.2019, 23:39
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Kim Jong-Un is on the way to Vietnam to meet Trump. 4500 km by train
Kim knows Trump is desperate for a "win" and is susceptible to flattery, what could possibly go wrong?

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Old 25.02.2019, 00:05
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President Donald Trump expressed optimism on a trade deal with China, after meeting with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He in the Oval Office on Friday afternoon.

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Risk is, of course, Trump will sign a poor deal just to get off the hook.

As a sign of the pressure on Trump due to collapsing agricultural sales to China.
According to the Wall St. Journal twice as many farmers in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin filed for bankruptcy in 2018 as did during the 2008 recession, statistics from the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals show.

Farmer bankruptcies in Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and South Dakota shot up 96 percent in 2018, according to data from the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals.
In Kansas, Colorado and Oklahoma, bankruptcies surged 59 percent last year.

#MAGA
As I forecast Trump is already wriggling off the hook.
He has announced his plan to make a big increase in US tariffs on China imports on March 1st is now on hold without announcing any new date. Consequently taking the pressure of China to make a deal.

Trump has made this change without announcing any matching concessions from the Chinese.

Does not look like a great deal is on the way?
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Old 25.02.2019, 01:42
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Are you talking about Alexander Dubček? The former Czechoslovak First Secretary/President who died after a car accident in 1992?
Sorry, yeah - the car accident was fishy and it was '92, correct. '68 he was arrested by Russkies and a held captive until he signed, he was flown to Russia, too, I don't remember the details.
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Old 25.02.2019, 02:50
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Well, if some politians had flight fobias, it would have saved their lives. (RIP Prezident Dubček, assassinated by the Russian occupation 1968).

I feel like I am turning into Wolli.
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Sorry, yeah - the car accident was fishy and it was '92, correct. '68 he was arrested by Russkies and a held captive until he signed, he was flown to Russia, too, I don't remember the details.
So Dubček was assassinated in 1968 yet yet didn't die until a car accident in 1992. Long and agonizing death, huh?
And had he had a flight fobia it would have saved him how?

I only just got back home and I SWEAR I haven't been drinking ......
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Old 25.02.2019, 15:53
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

It took a long time but despite life threatening bone spurs Spanky is on his way to Vietnam in service of his country.
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Gee Marton...Read /hearTrevor Noah's thoughts... You cannot accuse him of racial bias ..as he is after all a black man from South Africa; even he condemns the media for bias...

https://uproxx.com/tv/trevor-noah-qu...smollett-case/
How does skin color influence the ability to be racist? Is racism limited to white people?
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Old 26.02.2019, 11:12
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Spanky definitely becoming unhinged!

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Senate Democrats just voted against legislation to prevent the killing of newborn infant children. The Democrat position on abortion is now so extreme that they don’t mind executing babies AFTER birth....

2:50 AM - 26 Feb 2019
Actually the Senate vote was on criminalising doctors in the extremely unlikely event a live infant is born after an abortion and subsequently dies.

In this rare event of a live infant being born after an abortion, the existing legislation ensures medical staff have the usual duty of care.

Spanky also failed to mention some Senate Republicans also voted against this Bill.
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Old 26.02.2019, 14:23
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Two of the four US states (California, New Mexico) bordering Mexico have withdrawn their troops from the military that Trump assigned to the border. Reason given is "it is not an emergency".

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Wisconsin also withdrew their troops.
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Two of the four US states (California, New Mexico) bordering Mexico have withdrawn their troops from the military that Trump assigned to the border. Reason given is "it is not an emergency".

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Wisconsin also withdrew their troops.
This.is.crazy.stuff.

They effectively say Trump's not fit to command their troops.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Taking a lesson from Trump's typical anticipation building
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The New York Times reported that President Trump's longtime personal attorney, Michael Cohen, will use his public testimony Wednesday to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform to describe the "lies, racism and cheating” Trump engaged in, as well as allegations that he was involved in criminal conduct while in office.

Cohen will also allege Trump inflated or deflated his net worth to benefit personally or in business, including to avoid taxes. Cohen has a financial statement of Trump's to support his claim
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Trump just arrived in Vietnam

Strange how this summit is organised, usually they ensure the leaders have similar trips to the summit.
This time the young guy has a comfortable 3 day train journey across two time zones.
The old guy has an all day flight with two refuelling stops across 14 time zones.

I am sure they will be equally fit for the meeting!
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Trump just arrived in Vietnam

Strange how this summit is organised, usually they ensure the leaders have similar trips to the summit.
This time the young guy has a comfortable 3 day train journey across two time zones.
The old guy has an all day flight with two refuelling stops across 14 time zones.

I am sure they will be equally fit for the meeting!
They constructed an excuse for Trump's behaviour in Vietnam - you fell for it before he even mucked up
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Trump just arrived in Vietnam

Strange how this summit is organised, usually they ensure the leaders have similar trips to the summit.
This time the young guy has a comfortable 3 day train journey across two time zones.
The old guy has an all day flight with two refuelling stops across 14 time zones.

I am sure they will be equally fit for the meeting!
I just can't take this seriously, dictator and wannabe dictator exchange meaningless promises. I feel for Otto Warmbiers parents just now, this must be hard to watch.
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An appeals court has rejected the Justice Department's bid to overturn a ruling that cleared the way for AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner.

The unanimous decision, by a three-judge panel from the US Court of Appeals for the DC Circuit, caps off round two of the protracted legal battle between AT&T and the Justice Department.
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In their appeals brief, AT&T reminded the court of what Trump said when he was running for president, citing a press release from the Trump campaign that said the then-candidate would block the merger "and thus the wildly anti-Trump CNN."

The DOJ have so far failed to provide any facts that convince a Court to support blocking this merger.
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How does skin color influence the ability to be racist? Is racism limited to white people?
That was NOT my point at all! In the context of this case, most were calling this (at first) a black "hate" crime. Of course black, hispanic and Asians can be racist. Why would you deduce that I claim racism is is only "limited" to white people?

Smollet's claims from the outset were far fetched and did not add up. Common sense would dictate that something was amiss in his reporting of events.

I believe the media should have done a better job at investigating his claim. Simple as that! You can disagree with me but I think many in the media present whichever suits their own bias - and I include conservative and liberal outlets here.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Semi-off topic, for the people that complain that Trump is too close to the Russians: the daughter of Putin's spokesman is working in the European Parliament
https://www.rferl.org/a/daughter-of-.../29789851.html
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Semi-off topic, for the people that complain that Trump is too close to the Russians: the daughter of Putin's spokesman is working in the European Parliament
https://www.rferl.org/a/daughter-of-.../29789851.html
<<“Ms. Peskova is certainly the daughter of an important personality in the Russian Federation, but as a student, she does not have fewer rights than other young people to do an internship as part of her studies,” Chauprade said in an e-mailed comment. >>

I agree.
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I believe the media should have done a better job at investigating his claim...
Now, if only there was an organization whose job it was to investigate crimes...
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