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Old 08-24-2019, 02:11 PM   #3281
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America has abdicated its position in global leadership. The United States has become a real life reality TV series, and the rest of the world looks on in shock as the most powerful nation burns before their eyes. Stupid people get stupid government, and as a result watch the country burn around them. My American wife refuses to acknowledge it happening around her. Itís a slow burn so they donít see it happening. Itís crazy. Absolutely crazy.
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Old 08-24-2019, 08:06 PM   #3282
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^^ the comment about America abdicating their position is interesting. Made me think of this pretty interesting presentation from one my current fave writers on geopolitics. Makes some interesting predictions about what the US will take from the UK as the result of Brexit.

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Old 08-25-2019, 01:07 AM   #3283
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Why is access journalism with politicians so rampant there? The president is a petulant tool most days even with reporters he does talk to, why not ask more hard hitting questions when they have the chance?
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Old 08-25-2019, 03:02 AM   #3284
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Why is access journalism with politicians so rampant there? The president is a petulant tool most days even with reporters he does talk to, why not ask more hard hitting questions when they have the chance?

Because politics in America are team sports, and nothing more. Trump didnít change it, he just laid bare the fundamental problems with the American political system. Journalistic integrity takes a back seat to clickbait sensationalism that promotes an us vs them mentality, because thatís what drives profit.
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Old 08-25-2019, 10:02 AM   #3285
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Yes. Nothing new here. It's been agenda driven since the Vietnam War.
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Old 08-25-2019, 12:42 PM   #3286
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yes. Nothing new here. It's been agenda driven since the vietnam war.
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Old 08-25-2019, 05:44 PM   #3287
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Sure, why not.

https://twitter.com/user/status/1165758047882567682

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During one hurricane briefing at the White House, Trump said, "I got it. I got it. Why don't we nuke them?" according to one source who was there. "They start forming off the coast of Africa, as they're moving across the Atlantic, we drop a bomb inside the eye of the hurricane and it disrupts it. Why can't we do that?" the source added, paraphrasing the president's remarks.
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Old 08-25-2019, 06:13 PM   #3288
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Heís not alone in his thoughts Iím sure...

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Old 08-25-2019, 06:32 PM   #3289
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Imagine being that stupid to suggest such a thing, the question is has he always been this dumb or is this dementia?
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Old 08-25-2019, 06:35 PM   #3290
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Imagine being that stupid to suggest such a thing, the question is has he always been this dumb or is this dementia?
Even if itís an idea that could be proven to do something, he tossed it out there like it just popped into his head. As if he just invented the idea.
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Old 08-25-2019, 08:40 PM   #3291
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Even if itís an idea that could be proven to do something, he tossed it out there like it just popped into his head. As if he just invented the idea.
This idea has been around since the 60's and every scientist with a brain has stated not only would it not work it might even make the hurricane stronger because of the heat. and then of course there's the much worst low level fallout of radiation being spread at 150+ MPH.

Trump is just a moron who probably just wants to play with one of his new nuclear toys
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Old 08-25-2019, 10:23 PM   #3293
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I am waiting for somebody to tell him to his face on TV if he realizes what a stupid idea that was.
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Old 08-25-2019, 10:38 PM   #3294
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I really wish someone would alter a Scorpions poster to have Trump as the lead singer and the words "Nuke you like a hurricane" underneath. That'd be sweet.
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Old 08-25-2019, 11:17 PM   #3295
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https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...908180992?s=19

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Old 08-25-2019, 11:34 PM   #3296
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Warren-Johnson 2020

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Old 08-25-2019, 11:38 PM   #3297
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Levant is a clown...its hilarious that Trump shot down that populist sycophant
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Ezra so proud of himself. What an idiot.

Disney should issue a cease and desist over all of that Star Wars-themed ďrebelĒ labeling.
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This is the one response to nuking hurricanes that might actually convince Trump they're a bad idea...

https://twitter.com/user/status/1165962087136411651


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On the other hand, General Zod is the kind of strong leader that Trump likes, so he might be okay with this.
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Two things

1. Someone looks like a four letter word Trump supporters like to call all males that don't worship the orange one.
2. Trudeau is gonna get us nuked with the way Trump's wife and the woman Trump wishes was his wife have eye ####ed him. Thanks Justin.

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