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The President Trump Megathread

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by IvIax, Jun 16, 2015.

  1. mibro

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    Not liking ebola is rayciss'.

    Well, there's a huge win. Nothing like it was even attempted by previous administrations. In the last three years I've somehow recalibrated my expectations so I don't give President Trump enough credit for his successes just because he doesn't meet every lofty aspiration.

    Thank you, President Trump.
     
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    Amazing what a little hardball will accomplish, really shows what soft men have been elected president for the last 100 years.
     
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    From what I remember reading recently - it can also cause other issues as well. Some of the chemicals in sunscreen leach into the body and cause developmental issues.


    I don't remember ever using sunscreen as a kid. We were outside all the time - and developed a tan as the sunny days progressed.
     
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    If we could get some of those genetic researchers to package this up as a communicable disease - we might be able to get this party started.
     
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    View: https://twitter.com/Hacienda_Mexico/status/1136705688992931841/photo/1?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1136705688992931841&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.breitbart.com%2Fborder%2F2019%2F06%2F06%2Fmexico-claims-some-funding-for-migrant-caravans-came-from-u-s-and-england%2F


    So the Mexicans arrested about of those Peubelos Son Frontiers creeps the other day and in the process of tossing their bank records managed to find where their funding is coming from.

    It would be nice if these masters of the universe financial guys manipulating geopolitics for fun and profit got arrested for once. But they've had a partnership with the CIA/MI6 for too long and seem to get a pass on the crap they pull as long as they play nice when needed for a favor.
     
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    Good for the President.

    However, as for results on the Mexican end, I will believe it when I see it as their corrupt government is largely owned by the criminal cartels that are making money off trafficking drugs/people across our border.

    :emoji_tiger:
     
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    i only remember using is a couple times a year, when the whole family went to the beach and mom made us wear it. All other days in the summer...no sun screen at all. Maybe because we were smart enough to notice if we were getting sunburned, and modified our behavior?
     
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    I have to balance my distrust of chemicals, government and big pharma vs my distrust of media reports. So not sure where to stand on this - luckily my kids don't burn in Mass sun, I only use it in places like the Caribbean.
     
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    I think they'll certainly have to verify Mexico does what it agrees to, but the fact they caved before 5% tariffs is the real significant point - it makes Trump look strong, and shows he can use the tariffs again if they fail to hold up their end.

    Dems' heads must be exploding, lol. Their responses will be priceless.
     
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    This kind of child trafficking takes place in every state. The state takes infants and small children from "unfit" parent(s) and makes them available for adoption. It's easy to see how a practice intended to protect the interests of infants with truly unfit parents could metastasize into racketeering.
     
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    Tariffs don't work...
     
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    Clearly they do, or at least can.

    They can also lead to long term tit-for-tat trade wars that are only resolved by a return to the status quo ante.
     
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    Try that after eating a bowl of Fruit Loops.
     
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    But the part about murdering the parents? Cops would see parents being murdered after their children are adopted and do the math. Maybe there’s some truth and some exaggeration we’ll see more hopefully.
     
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    We learned this after the kids ate a few free hotel breakfasts, lol.
     
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    But the threat of tariffs often makes a good inducement to act.
     
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    FIFY
     
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    I'm not getting of tired of winning yet...
     
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    Someone understands.
     
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    Before i read that news story about mexico kissing Trump’s azz, i could have sworn i heard faint popping noises outside...all night long. I was wondering what they were, but now i know
     
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    It is a lot easier to take than the other thing...what was it called again....you know obama did it all the time....

    Oh yeah, i remember now, Losing!
     
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    This is how I perceive Trump's negotiating tactics. He doesn't walk softly but he does carry a big stick and fighting the swamp is pretty much organized crime.

    Has Trump got CEOs shaking in their boots?

    Absolutely, it’s part of a strategy for Trump. Think of him as the movie version of Sheriff Buford Pusser, of Walking Tall fame, because that’s how he sees himself. Buford was a southern rural sheriff that used a big stick to fight organized crime. One of his favorite tactics was to pull over an adversary and smash their headlights and taillights out just to let them know he has a stick and was a force to be reckoned with. Trump’s negotiating style is similar, only his Twitter account is the stick he wields, and not going along with his agenda will leave your company vulnerable to the proverbial taillight smashing.
     
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    He just likes to win!
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    so do I
     

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