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Let's see why Trump has or doesn't have a shot. And remind ourselves, he is taking the shot no matter what we selfimportantly post here.
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I suppose it is somewhat tough and challenging when one's world view is challenged. I don't take any of this personally, as none of the slandering would even stick to my person. None of it reflects on me, it reflects on them. I'm not even the topic at hand. It appears to me as a desperate last ditch effort to lash out at somebody, anybody. I just see it as an intellectual and emotional maturity issue. Well, there is a real world out there, and one has to grow up some time.

And I admit, I find it amusing.
Indeed...
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Old 11.01.2017, 14:00
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Indeed...
weep, weep.


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NIXON - "No way can you pull off a more scandal-ridden Presidency than I did"

TRUMP- "Hold my beer"

NIXON - "Hang on. This isn't beer"
The "intelligence" agencies misconstrued. Trump takes golden showers indeed.

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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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PE guilty of Godwin's Law.

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Intelligence agencies should never have allowed this fake news to "leak" into the public. One last shot at me.Are we living in Nazi Germany?
https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...64172781060096
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I never considered "sense" to be a value that comes out of progressive environmentalist anyway. I thought it was all about hugging trees and mother earth, AFAIC.
You are of course free to poison or otherwise kill yourself any time you so decide.

Until then: Another biiig yawn for you.
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News Flash!

PE guilty of Godwin's Law.


https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...64172781060096
The comments are hillarious!
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The comments are hillarious!
Aren't they just! I frittered away far too long laughing at them over lunch. Who'd have thought the name of the PE would be linked with golden showers and Nazis all in one day

Trump needs a UK advisor to tell him:
"Do yourself a favour! Keep your trap shut for once! And while we're at it, please buy some trousers that don't make it look like you're walking on stilts."
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The comments are hillarious!
Not really. The PE:
"We will be living in Nazi Germany in 9 days!"
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Old 11.01.2017, 16:15
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News Flash!

PE guilty of Godwin's Law.

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...64172781060096
The question is, how long before Buzzfeed goes the way of Gawker?
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Old 11.01.2017, 16:25
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The question is, how long before Buzzfeed goes the way of Gawker?
I think it would be no great loss to humanity if such sites on both sides of the spectrum (e.g. Breitbart) went to the wall and we could go back to something like a semblance of 'real' news again.
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Old 11.01.2017, 16:39
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I think it would be no great loss to humanity if such sites on both sides of the spectrum (e.g. Breitbart) went to the wall and we could go back to something like a semblance of 'real' news again.
But when did we ever have real news?

CNN is covering this story as if it were real. This looks like the death of political journalism in the US.
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Old 11.01.2017, 16:40
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But when did we ever have real news?

CNN is covering this story as if it were real. This looks like the death of political journalism in the US.
Before it became monetised.
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Old 11.01.2017, 16:48
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Before it became monetised.
So before William Randolph Hearst and the Spanish American War.

Generally, in the end, nothing to mourn here. Its good for people to see things for what they are.

They sure are making RT news look like a reputable news source.
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Old 11.01.2017, 16:49
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I think it would be no great loss to humanity if such sites on both sides of the spectrum (e.g. Breitbart) went to the wall and we could go back to something like a semblance of 'real' news again.
ok but lets think practically here.

first: who is to decide what constitutes real news? easy with blatant false, but im sure there would be a gray middleground. how much agenda is allowed? are opinions even allowed?

second: suppose we set up a new website. when is it considered crap before we sensor it? after x number of transgressions?

i think the conclusion will be either we have current situation or we set up a ministry of truth.
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Old 11.01.2017, 16:51
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So before William Randolph Hearst and the Spanish American War.

Generally, in the end, nothing to mourn here. Its good for people to see things for what they are.

They sure are making RT news look like a reputable news source.
Nothing to worry about; if Trump keeps attacking the US intelligence agencies then I am sure they will produce enough embarrassing documents to get rid of him
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Trump speaks in about 10 minutes, and stocks are flat. I think if he bats it, stocks will bump up. If he sweats like he got caught, stocks may tank.

Place your bets. May not be a bad time to buy something now.
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So before William Randolph Hearst and the Spanish American War.
Some countries have a non-profit public broadcaster, with a goal of neutral output

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ok but lets think practically here.

first: who is to decide what constitutes real news? easy with blatant false, but im sure there would be a gray middleground. how much agenda is allowed? are opinions even allowed?

second: suppose we set up a new website. when is it considered crap before we sensor it? after x number of transgressions?

i think the conclusion will be either we have current situation or we set up a ministry of truth.
Not suggesting censoring anything, just said I'd be glad to see the back of any clickbaity website, composed of primarily made up (or intentionally misquoted or exaggerated) entertainment pieces, sold to gullible people as news.
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Old 11.01.2017, 16:58
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ok but lets think practically here.

first: who is to decide what constitutes real news? easy with blatant false, but im sure there would be a gray middleground. how much agenda is allowed? are opinions even allowed?

second: suppose we set up a new website. when is it considered crap before we sensor it? after x number of transgressions?

i think the conclusion will be either we have current situation or we set up a ministry of truth.
In the UK there is the "Independent Press Standards Organisation" which handles such stuff.
I have no idea if there is an US equivalent?

Web site here
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Buzzfeed could just have been trolled out of business:

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I don't think any kind of organisation will help this. This story was admitted to be a 4Chan hoax, yet the media still picked it up. Its simply noise on the information superhighway coming from the swamp.
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He's 70 and refused to release his medical records (or at least got some quack to talk him up bigly). Let's say; the jury is out...
Or get himself impeached.
They impeached Clinton for a BJ, after all.
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