Go Back   English Forum Switzerland > Off-Topic > Off-Topic > International affairs/politics  
View Poll Results: Will Trump be a good President?
Yes 88 27.16%
No 236 72.84%
Voters: 324. You may not vote on this poll

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #19761  
Old 05.08.2019, 15:16
marton's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Kt. Zürich
Posts: 9,140
Groaned at 383 Times in 332 Posts
Thanked 15,738 Times in 8,562 Posts
marton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Weak response!

Quote:
Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrump

China dropped the price of their currency to an almost a historic low. It’s called “currency manipulation.” Are you listening Federal Reserve?
This is a major violation which will greatly weaken China over time!
2:12 PM · Aug 5, 2019·Twitter for iPhone
Reply With Quote
  #19762  
Old 05.08.2019, 16:36
marton's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Kt. Zürich
Posts: 9,140
Groaned at 383 Times in 332 Posts
Thanked 15,738 Times in 8,562 Posts
marton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Great;
Quote:
President Trump condemns 'racism, bigotry and white supremacism' in address to nation on mass shootings
Source

Now if he would just walk back some of his own past comments!
Reply With Quote
  #19763  
Old 05.08.2019, 19:01
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Nov 2015
Location: Küsnacht, Switzerland
Posts: 3,630
Groaned at 92 Times in 86 Posts
Thanked 9,954 Times in 4,476 Posts
Blueangel has a reputation beyond reputeBlueangel has a reputation beyond reputeBlueangel has a reputation beyond reputeBlueangel has a reputation beyond reputeBlueangel has a reputation beyond reputeBlueangel has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Who died in Toledo?

https://news.sky.com/video/donald-tr...tings-11778125
Reply With Quote
  #19764  
Old 05.08.2019, 19:15
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Just when you think he can‘t be an even bigger buffoon. There you go.
Reply With Quote
  #19765  
Old 05.08.2019, 20:12
3Wishes's Avatar
Moderately Amused
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Bern area
Posts: 10,279
Groaned at 72 Times in 69 Posts
Thanked 16,696 Times in 7,564 Posts
3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
Just when you think he can‘t be an even bigger buffoon. There you go.
Toledo is in Ohio so he was at least in the ballpark. And Dayton is a confusing place anyway. You've got the Oregon section of the city, and Miami university is only an hour away in Oxford.
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank 3Wishes for this useful post:
  #19766  
Old 05.08.2019, 20:53
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
Toledo is in Ohio so he was at least in the ballpark. And Dayton is a confusing place anyway. You've got the Oregon section of the city, and Miami university is only an hour away in Oxford.
Please don‘t give him a pass for this.
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank for this useful post:
  #19767  
Old 05.08.2019, 21:01
3Wishes's Avatar
Moderately Amused
 
Join Date: Jul 2010
Location: Bern area
Posts: 10,279
Groaned at 72 Times in 69 Posts
Thanked 16,696 Times in 7,564 Posts
3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute3Wishes has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
Please don‘t give him a pass for this.
#sarcasmfail - I forgot to include a few more emojis.
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank 3Wishes for this useful post:
  #19768  
Old 05.08.2019, 21:02
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Nyon
Posts: 2,587
Groaned at 107 Times in 75 Posts
Thanked 2,930 Times in 1,462 Posts
bowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Maybe he knows something we don’t. I’m glad that I am not in Toledo. I’d be hiding under my bed.
Reply With Quote
  #19769  
Old 05.08.2019, 21:12
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Zurich
Posts: 7,580
Groaned at 278 Times in 207 Posts
Thanked 16,797 Times in 5,908 Posts
k_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

That happens. Newton and Einstein were also famous for mixing up places.
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank k_and_e for this useful post:
  #19770  
Old 05.08.2019, 21:16
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Nyon
Posts: 2,587
Groaned at 107 Times in 75 Posts
Thanked 2,930 Times in 1,462 Posts
bowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
That happens. Newton and Einstein were also famous for mixing up places.
You are equating Newton and Einstein to Trump? In the scientists case they probably had better things to think about, I don’t know if Trump ever thinks.
Reply With Quote
The following 2 users would like to thank bowlie for this useful post:
  #19771  
Old 05.08.2019, 22:05
marton's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Kt. Zürich
Posts: 9,140
Groaned at 383 Times in 332 Posts
Thanked 15,738 Times in 8,562 Posts
marton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
That happens. Newton and Einstein were also famous for mixing up places.
But they did not have a teleprompter in front of them?
Reply With Quote
  #19772  
Old 05.08.2019, 22:44
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Zurich
Posts: 7,580
Groaned at 278 Times in 207 Posts
Thanked 16,797 Times in 5,908 Posts
k_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
But they did not have a teleprompter in front of them?
Probably not, but it's interesting that some people believe such "facts" presented on the Internet
Reply With Quote
The following 2 users would like to thank k_and_e for this useful post:
  #19773  
Old 05.08.2019, 22:48
robBob's Avatar
Forum Veteran
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: Zurich
Posts: 2,356
Groaned at 44 Times in 31 Posts
Thanked 2,039 Times in 1,122 Posts
robBob has a reputation beyond reputerobBob has a reputation beyond reputerobBob has a reputation beyond reputerobBob has a reputation beyond reputerobBob has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

No comment

https://thehill.com/homenews/adminis...limate-of-fear
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank robBob for this useful post:
  #19774  
Old 05.08.2019, 22:52
marton's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Kt. Zürich
Posts: 9,140
Groaned at 383 Times in 332 Posts
Thanked 15,738 Times in 8,562 Posts
marton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
Probably not, but it's interesting that some people believe such "facts" presented on the Internet
Indeed, the fake news media even have a fake video of Trump saying "Toledo"!
Reply With Quote
  #19775  
Old 05.08.2019, 23:01
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Zurich
Posts: 7,580
Groaned at 278 Times in 207 Posts
Thanked 16,797 Times in 5,908 Posts
k_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond reputek_and_e has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
Indeed, the fake news media even have a fake video of Trump saying "Toledo"!
I didn't mean that one. The Toledo video was really awkward.
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank k_and_e for this useful post:
  #19776  
Old 05.08.2019, 23:15
marton's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Kt. Zürich
Posts: 9,140
Groaned at 383 Times in 332 Posts
Thanked 15,738 Times in 8,562 Posts
marton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Following the yuan devaluation US stock market had its worst day of 2019!
Dow closed down 767 points after being down nearly 1,000 points; in the last week fell ca. 1,500.
EDIT; NASDAQ had its biggest daily fall of Trump's reign. When will he drop this stupid tariff bushiness?

To add insult to injury the Chinese announced a ban on buying US agricultural products; Trump was claiming his big success with the Chinese was their promise to buy these.

Trump reaping what he sowed!

Last edited by marton; 05.08.2019 at 23:55.
Reply With Quote
  #19777  
Old 06.08.2019, 07:47
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Nyon
Posts: 2,587
Groaned at 107 Times in 75 Posts
Thanked 2,930 Times in 1,462 Posts
bowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

He may be reaping, but US farmers are not selling.
Reply With Quote
This user would like to thank bowlie for this useful post:
  #19778  
Old 06.08.2019, 08:19
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 2014
Location: Nyon
Posts: 2,587
Groaned at 107 Times in 75 Posts
Thanked 2,930 Times in 1,462 Posts
bowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond reputebowlie has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Now Mr. Trump is accusing the Chinese of being a Currency Manipulator.

Why? Because they didn’t intervene in the market to prevent the RMB from falling to less than $7.

China has manipulated their currency for decades, but its only when they stop manipulating do they get accused of manipulating.

The world is upside down.
Reply With Quote
The following 2 users would like to thank bowlie for this useful post:
  #19779  
Old 06.08.2019, 09:33
marton's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: Kt. Zürich
Posts: 9,140
Groaned at 383 Times in 332 Posts
Thanked 15,738 Times in 8,562 Posts
marton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond reputemarton has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
Now Mr. Trump is accusing the Chinese of being a Currency Manipulator.

Why? Because they didn’t intervene in the market to prevent the RMB from falling to less than $7.

China has manipulated their currency for decades, but its only when they stop manipulating do they get accused of manipulating.

The world is upside down.
Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index (HSI), Japan's Nikkei, mainland China's Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) and Taiwan's Taiex all fell more than 2% in early trading this morning.

Trump is playing with the big boys now; will he win or get taken to the cleaners?

Difficult world for a small time NY property developer. I say small time because he is now 715th-richest on the Forbes' latest World's Billionaires list! He is not even on the list of New York’s 10 biggest property owners.
Source
Reply With Quote
  #19780  
Old 06.08.2019, 10:28
amogles's Avatar
Forum Legend
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Zurich
Posts: 10,583
Groaned at 222 Times in 187 Posts
Thanked 21,985 Times in 9,342 Posts
amogles has a reputation beyond reputeamogles has a reputation beyond reputeamogles has a reputation beyond reputeamogles has a reputation beyond reputeamogles has a reputation beyond reputeamogles has a reputation beyond repute
Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Quote:
View Post
Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index (HSI), Japan's Nikkei, mainland China's Shanghai Composite Index (SHCOMP) and Taiwan's Taiex all fell more than 2% in early trading this morning.
My own portfolio is mostly up.
Reply With Quote
Reply




Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Will Hillary Clinton run for president again? PanFastic International affairs/politics 159 09.10.2018 02:31
Poll: Will Trump win the 2020 elections? k_and_e International affairs/politics 14 05.06.2018 22:06
A generic "will my salary be good enough" post Larsh Employment 51 12.12.2017 12:51
Will Trump be the next US President? Phil_MCR International affairs/politics 2618 14.11.2016 11:16
Shall I inform my employer that I will be self employed or be a owner of a company? Broth76 Business & entrepreneur 6 09.07.2012 16:59


All times are GMT +2. The time now is 12:02.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2020, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
LinkBacks Enabled by vBSEO 3.1.0