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Old 08.09.2020, 14:18
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That is misinformation though, he did not suggest drinking disinfectant. He was mentioning light acting as a disinfectant and an experimental therapy where they put UV light tubes into the lungs. So I guess you meant to say, the majority of the time when Trump is criticised, it's disinfo.

From a centre-left source: https://www.politifact.com/article/2...disinfectant-/
It's just remarkable the depths to which the media have sunk in order to try and attack Donald Trump. It's almost as if he came up with the slogan "Fake News" and the media have done their damnedest to fit that role!

The latest example is the story printed in the Atlantic regarding alleged comments the President is said to have made about veterans and war dead. The sources were "four unnamed people close to the President" which were then "independently corroborated" by also unnamed persons. How does this stuff get printed?! What happened to proper journalism?
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That is misinformation though, he did not suggest drinking disinfectant. He was mentioning light acting as a disinfectant and an experimental therapy where they put UV light tubes into the lungs. So I guess you meant to say, the majority of the time when Trump is criticised, it's disinfo.

From a centre-left source: https://www.politifact.com/article/2...disinfectant-/
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And then I said supposing you brought the light inside the body, which you can do either through the skin or in some other way. (To Bryan) And I think you said you’re going to test that, too. Sounds interesting, right?"

And then I see the disinfectant, where it knocks it out in one minute. And is there a way we can do something like that, by injection inside .........
So Trump wanted to bring both light and/or disinfectant inside people.

So true he did not suggest drinking disinfectant, he suggested injecting it. There is no way you can claim he wanted to inject light.
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Old 08.09.2020, 15:20
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The 'drink bleach' and 'fine people' both came from doctored videos released on pro-Democrat sites. In fact Biden mentioned the 'fine people' lie in his biggest speech, the acceptance of his nomination.
Since you like Politifact you will be happy to know they confirm Trump's "fine people" comment here.

So 'fine people' did not come from a doctored video released on pro-Democrat sites.
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From your link Trump said


So Trump wanted to bring both light and/or disinfectant inside people.

So true he did not suggest drinking disinfectant, he suggested injecting it. There is no way you can claim he wanted to inject light.
He was only ever talking about light though, light as a disinfectant, nowhere in that quote is he talking about bleach.

It would be correct to say 'injecting a tube into the lungs'. 'Injecting' doesn't imply liquid, although it is a poor use of words. So at most you can say is he wasn't very clear in his use of words. But clearly from the conversation he is talking about light only. He says "And then I see the disinfectant, where it knocks it out in one minute..." then finishes with "So, we’ll see, but the whole concept of the light, the way it kills it in one minute." so clearly he's talking about light as a disinfectant.

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Since you like Politifact you will be happy to know they confirm Trump's "fine people" comment here.

So 'fine people' did not come from a doctored video released on pro-Democrat sites.
He's saying there were fine people on both sides of the debate, which is actually correct. It was not only Neo-Nazi that protested the taking down of the statue, there were random neighbours that were against it, including Jewish people! Of course they were not involved in the violence, but Trump was merely trying not to lump everyone on one side as a Nazi because clearly that's a terrible insult to a random neighbour.

It is also worth mentioning that when he made the speech, not this interview, he actually said: "...and I am not talking about the Neo-Nazis, the white supremacists, they should be condemned totally."

So there you go.

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Old 08.09.2020, 16:05
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He was only ever talking about light though, light as a disinfectant, nowhere in that quote is he talking about bleach.

It would be correct to say 'injecting a tube into the lungs'. 'Injecting' doesn't imply liquid, although it is a poor use of words. So at most you can say is he wasn't very clear in his use of words. But clearly from the conversation he is talking about light only. He says "And then I see the disinfectant, where it knocks it out in one minute..." then finishes with "So, we’ll see, but the whole concept of the light, the way it kills it in one minute." so clearly he's talking about light as a disinfectant.

I'll let you save face, so you don't need to respond, but clearly you're incorrect here.
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Here I often disagree with some people on this forum.

In my opinion, opinions can't be wrong.

They are what they are, they'll probably result in me not wanting to talk to you anymore but it's "ok" that you think that way.
But man, you are really testing me here
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He's saying there were fine people on both sides of the debate, which is actually correct. It was not only Neo-Nazi that protested the taking down of the statue, there were random neighbours that were against it, including Jewish people! Of course they were not involved in the violence, but Trump was merely trying not to lump everyone on one side as a Nazi because clearly that's a terrible insult to a random neighbour.

It is also worth mentioning that when he made the speech, not this interview, he actually said: "...and I am not talking about the Neo-Nazis, the white supremacists, they should be condemned totally."

So there you go.
So... which recently banned user are you? You wrote a few sketchy posts about how you have arrived here from the UK and then dive aggressively in into the Trump politics arena all within a couple of days... not all suspicious.
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He's saying there were fine people on both sides of the debate, which is actually correct. It was not only Neo-Nazi that protested the taking down of the statue, there were random neighbours that were against it, including Jewish people! Of course they were not involved in the violence, but Trump was merely trying not to lump everyone on one side as a Nazi because clearly that's a terrible insult to a random neighbour.
At the time the press were having a go at these random neighbours and conservationsits and history buffs, saying you shouldn't be in the same march as neo-nazis, and if you're not condemning them, then you're condoning them.

But then when BLM failed to condemn the lootings, and failed to stay away from marches that involved looting, the press didn't hold them to those same standards.

Were there "fine people" on BLM marches? Would there be an outrage if somebody said so?
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So... which recently banned user are you? You wrote a few sketchy posts about how you have arrived here from the UK and then dive aggressively in into the Trump politics arena all within a couple of days... not all suspicious.
Sorry, US politics does tend to suck me in. I'll shut up now...

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At the time the press were having a go at these random neighbours and conservationsits and history buffs, saying you shouldn't be in the same march as neo-nazis, and if you're not condemning them, then you're condoning them.

But then when BLM failed to condemn the lootings, and failed to stay away from marches that involved looting, the press didn't hold them to those same standards.

Were there "fine people" on BLM marches? Would there be an outrage if somebody said so?
I think so, it would be fair to say there were fine people at BLM marches. A lot of them were just people that didn't like the perceived police brutality. There were celebrities etc., not all looters.

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So, now that we all agree: a quick recap for those who need a tl;dr summary:

Yes, Trump did suggest that people inject disinfectant to control the coronavirus;

Yes, Trump did say that there were "very fine people on both sides" of clashes between white supremacist-dominated groups and protesting citizens.

As both comments were captured by TV cameras, there is no doubt that Trump made them, and there has been no need for his detractors to edit or twist them.

By the way, FOX was one of the broadcasters that repeated and corroborated Trump's "losers and suckers" references to fallen American soldiers.
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Old 08.09.2020, 19:05
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Re: Trump or Biden .Who you got?

Blimey. Not been here for a few days and 22yard's post kind of let me know, that wasn't a bad idea. (Not due to 22yard but what seems to have been discussed/happened).

However, I had a little surprise last night on Raiffeisen:



Now I wonder who they think is the elephant and who the donkey?
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Ummm, tasty twat?

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Trump's campaign cash advantage claimed to be evaporating.

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The New York Times published a review on Monday detailing how the Trump campaign has already spent more than $800 million of the $1.1 billion it raised in coordination with the Republican National Committee from the beginning of 2019 through July.

Biden, meanwhile, has seen his fundraising soar in the final weeks of the campaign.
August, the former vice president and the Democratic National Committee raked in a record $365 million in contributions — doubling Trump’s $165 million record haul from July and also surpassing the $193 million raised by Barack Obama in September 2008.

Trump has yet to report his August fundraising numbers, rumoured to be poor
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This seems to have provoked Trump to turn to tweet;
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My Campaign spent a lot of money up front in order to compensate for the false reporting and Fake News concerning our handling of the China Virus.
Now they see the GREAT job we have done, and we have 3 times more than we had 4 years ago - & are up in polls.
Lots of $’s & ENERGY!
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Pass the popcorn!

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More popcorn please
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And, if you read the NYT article a lot of that money went to Trump businesses and to businesses of his campaign team.
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He's saying there were fine people on both sides of the debate, which is actually correct. It was not only Neo-Nazi that protested the taking down of the statue, there were random neighbours that were against it, including Jewish people! Of course they were not involved in the violence, but Trump was merely trying not to lump everyone on one side as a Nazi because clearly that's a terrible insult to a random neighbour.

It is also worth mentioning that when he made the speech, not this interview, he actually said: "...and I am not talking about the Neo-Nazis, the white supremacists, they should be condemned totally."

So there you go.
Actually Trump's no longer saying there were fine people on both sides of the debate.
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They are not “peaceful protesters”, as Sleepy Joe and the Democrats call them, they are THUGS - And it is all taking place in Democrat run cities.
Call me and request Federal HELP.
We will solve your problems in a matter of minutes - And thanks to the U.S. Marshalls in Portland!
6:34 PM · Sep 8, 2020
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Actually Trump's no longer saying there were fine people on both sides of the debate.
Today's tweet



He exploits people's ignorance, irrational hatred and quickness to generalize. To say that all protestors are violent or "thugs" is as ridiculous as saying that all cops are racist.
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Sleepy Joe.
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Now I wonder who they think is the elephant and who the donkey?
https://www.history.com/news/how-did...animal-symbols
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With his usual disaster seeking skills, Trump tweeted this on Sep 2.
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The Dow Jones Industrial just closed above 29,000!
You are so lucky to have me as your President😉
With Joe Hiden’ it would crash😧
And, of course, the major US stock market indices have been crashing down ever since
The Dow is now 27,500.

Smart presidents do not claim credit for stock market gains because they look so stupid when the market turns against them.
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Blimey. Not been here for a few days and 22yard's post kind of let me know, that wasn't a bad idea. (Not due to 22yard but what seems to have been discussed/happened).

However, I had a little surprise last night on Raiffeisen:



Now I wonder who they think is the elephant and who the donkey?
Apologies if you're asking tongue in cheek, but in case you're genuinely puzzled:

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That is misinformation though, he did not suggest drinking disinfectant. He was mentioning light acting as a disinfectant and an experimental therapy where they put UV light tubes into the lungs. So I guess you meant to say, the majority of the time when Trump is criticised, it's disinfo.

From a centre-left source: https://www.politifact.com/article/2...disinfectant-/
He should have stayed away from this subject altogether. There's no shame in knowing one's limitations, quite the opposite.

Interesting story about the Dems' donkey. Wondered why the chose such a humble animal. Thanks.

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