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  • Originally posted by redrover View Post

    Sadly republicans would rather imprison two year-olds than confront Russia over it's cyber attack on the US.Of course you have no problem with having a traitor serving as president as long as he is a republican. As always with republicans it's party over country.
    While I would prefer Trump (or anyone) confront Russia (or Mexico) if they try to cyber attack us, I will wait for any such attempts to be PROVEN instead of how you prefer to fire at will, any time you want to make a point.

    Also, you keep trying to trot out that "imprison 2-year olds" prize pony so I can only assume you are trying to make some kind of point. However, as we have discussed previously, no 2-year olds have been imprisoned and, in fact, those photos of children in cages that were passed around by you liberal snowflakes were actually from 2014 ... when OBAMA was doing that.

    <shrug>

    Other than these insights, I can't help you.

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    • Originally posted by DavidSF View Post

      While I would prefer Trump (or anyone) confront Russia (or Mexico) if they try to cyber attack us, I will wait for any such attempts to be PROVEN instead of how you prefer to fire at will, any time you want to make a point.

      Also, you keep trying to trot out that "imprison 2-year olds" prize pony so I can only assume you are trying to make some kind of point. However, as we have discussed previously, no 2-year olds have been imprisoned and, in fact, those photos of children in cages that were passed around by you liberal snowflakes were actually from 2014 ... when OBAMA was doing that.

      <shrug>

      Other than these insights, I can't help you.
      In the meantime you would like to see us confront our foes in the EU and throw our intelligence community under the bus. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FSNnRMekEoY And of course you would like to see all NFL players standing for the anthem
      Last edited by redrover; 4 weeks ago.

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      • Dont be an idiot.

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        • On another note ...............

          For those interested in actually reading and thinking about things rather than focusing on obsessive hatreds

          The president says;

          [ "Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!" ]

          [ from link below ]

          ..and he's 100% correct.

          We have consistently made a worse enemy of a nation that didn't necessarily have to be that.

          Our "establishment" has been trying their hardest to continue us on that path.

          They know nothing else, rely on the fact that most of America knows nothing else either !!



          [ Trump's message has been clear, consistent and startling.

          NATO is obsolete. European allies have freeloaded off U.S. defense while rolling up huge trade surpluses at our expense. Those days are over. Europeans are going to stop stealing our markets and start paying for their own defense.

          And there will be no Cold War II.


          We are not going to let Putin's annexation of Crimea or aid to pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine prevent us from working on a rapprochement and a partnership with him, Trump is saying. We are going to negotiate arms treaties and talk out our differences
          ]

          [ from link below ]
          ....

          --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

          Beginning his joint press conference with Vladimir Putin, President Trump declared that U.S. relations with Russia have "never been worse."

          He then added pointedly, that just changed "about four hours ago."

          It certainly did. With his remarks in Helsinki and at the NATO summit in Brussels, Trump has signaled a historic shift in U.S. foreign policy that may determine the future of this nation and the fate of his presidency.

          He has rejected the fundamental premises of American foreign policy since the end of the Cold War and blamed our wretched relations with Russia, not on Vladimir Putin, but squarely on the U.S. establishment.

          In a tweet prior to the meeting, Trump indicted the elites of both parties: "Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!"

          Trump thereby repudiated the records and agendas of the neocons and their liberal interventionist allies, as well as the archipelago of War Party think tanks beavering away inside the Beltway.

          Looking back over the week, from Brussels to Britain to Helsinki, Trump's message has been clear, consistent and startling.

          NATO is obsolete. European allies have freeloaded off U.S. defense while rolling up huge trade surpluses at our expense. Those days are over. Europeans are going to stop stealing our markets and start paying for their own defense.

          And there will be no Cold War II.


          We are not going to let Putin's annexation of Crimea or aid to pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine prevent us from working on a rapprochement and a partnership with him, Trump is saying. We are going to negotiate arms treaties and talk out our differences as Ronald Reagan did with Mikhail Gorbachev.

          Helsinki showed that Trump meant what he said when he declared repeatedly, "Peace with Russia is a good thing, not a bad thing."

          On Syria, Trump indicated that he and Putin are working with Bibi Netanyahu, who wants all Iranian forces and Iran-backed militias kept far from the Golan Heights. As for U.S. troops in Syria, says Trump, they will be coming out after ISIS is crushed, and we are 98 percent there.

          That is another underlying message here: America is coming home from foreign wars and will be shedding foreign commitments.

          Both before and after the Trump-Putin meeting, the cable news coverage was as hostile and hateful toward the president as any this writer has ever seen. The media may not be the "enemy of the people" Trump says they are, but many are implacable enemies of this president.

          Some wanted Trump to emulate Nikita Khrushchev, who blew up the Paris summit in May 1960 over a failed U.S. intelligence operation the U-2 spy plane shot down over the Urals just weeks earlier.

          Khrushchev had demanded that Ike apologize. Ike refused, and Khrushchev exploded. Some media seemed to be hoping for just such a confrontation.

          When Trump spoke of the "foolishness and stupidity" of the U.S. foreign policy establishment that contributed to this era of animosity in U.S.-Russia relations, what might he have had in mind?

          Was it the U.S. provocatively moving NATO into Russia's front yard after the collapse of the USSR?

          Was it the U.S. invasion of Iraq to strip Saddam Hussein of weapons of mass destruction he did not have that plunged us into endless wars of the Middle East?

          Was it U.S. support of Syrian rebels determined to oust Bashar Assad, leading to ISIS intervention and a seven-year civil war with half a million dead, a war which Putin eventually entered to save his Syrian ally?

          Was it George W. Bush's abrogation of Richard Nixon's ABM treaty and drive for a missile defense that caused Putin to break out of the Reagan INF treaty and start deploying cruise missiles to counter it?

          Was it U.S. complicity in the Kiev coup that ousted the elected pro-Russian regime that caused Putin to seize Crimea to hold onto Russia's Black Sea naval base at Sevastopol?


          Many Putin actions we condemn were reactions to what we did.

          Russia annexed Crimea bloodlessly. But did not the U.S. bomb Serbia for 78 days to force Belgrade to surrender her cradle province of Kosovo?

          How was that more moral than what Putin did in Crimea?


          If Russian military intelligence hacked into the emails of the DNC, exposing how they stuck it to Bernie Sanders, Trump says he did not collude in it. Is there, after two years, any proof that he did?

          Trump insists Russian meddling had no effect on the outcome in 2016 and he is not going to allow media obsession with Russiagate to interfere with establishing better relations.

          Former CIA Director John Brennan rages that, "Donald Trump's press conference performance in Helsinki . . . was . . . treasonous. . . . He is wholly in the pocket of Putin. Republican Patriots: Where are you???"

          Well, as Patrick Henry said long ago, "If this be treason, make the most of it!"


          https://www.newsmax.com/patrickbucha.../16/id/872048/

          ?


          • Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post
            On another note ...............

            For those interested in actually reading and thinking about things rather than focusing on obsessive hatreds

            The president says;

            [ "Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!" ]

            [ from link below ]

            ..and he's 100% correct.

            We have consistently made a worse enemy of a nation that didn't necessarily have to be that.

            Our "establishment" has been trying their hardest to continue us on that path.

            They know nothing else, rely on the fact that most of America knows nothing else either !!



            [ Trump's message has been clear, consistent and startling.

            NATO is obsolete. European allies have freeloaded off U.S. defense while rolling up huge trade surpluses at our expense. Those days are over. Europeans are going to stop stealing our markets and start paying for their own defense.

            And there will be no Cold War II.


            We are not going to let Putin's annexation of Crimea or aid to pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine prevent us from working on a rapprochement and a partnership with him, Trump is saying. We are going to negotiate arms treaties and talk out our differences
            ]

            [ from link below ]
            ....

            --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

            Beginning his joint press conference with Vladimir Putin, President Trump declared that U.S. relations with Russia have "never been worse."

            He then added pointedly, that just changed "about four hours ago."

            It certainly did. With his remarks in Helsinki and at the NATO summit in Brussels, Trump has signaled a historic shift in U.S. foreign policy that may determine the future of this nation and the fate of his presidency.

            He has rejected the fundamental premises of American foreign policy since the end of the Cold War and blamed our wretched relations with Russia, not on Vladimir Putin, but squarely on the U.S. establishment.

            In a tweet prior to the meeting, Trump indicted the elites of both parties: "Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!"

            Trump thereby repudiated the records and agendas of the neocons and their liberal interventionist allies, as well as the archipelago of War Party think tanks beavering away inside the Beltway.

            Looking back over the week, from Brussels to Britain to Helsinki, Trump's message has been clear, consistent and startling.

            NATO is obsolete. European allies have freeloaded off U.S. defense while rolling up huge trade surpluses at our expense. Those days are over. Europeans are going to stop stealing our markets and start paying for their own defense.

            And there will be no Cold War II.


            We are not going to let Putin's annexation of Crimea or aid to pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine prevent us from working on a rapprochement and a partnership with him, Trump is saying. We are going to negotiate arms treaties and talk out our differences as Ronald Reagan did with Mikhail Gorbachev.

            Helsinki showed that Trump meant what he said when he declared repeatedly, "Peace with Russia is a good thing, not a bad thing."

            On Syria, Trump indicated that he and Putin are working with Bibi Netanyahu, who wants all Iranian forces and Iran-backed militias kept far from the Golan Heights. As for U.S. troops in Syria, says Trump, they will be coming out after ISIS is crushed, and we are 98 percent there.

            That is another underlying message here: America is coming home from foreign wars and will be shedding foreign commitments.

            Both before and after the Trump-Putin meeting, the cable news coverage was as hostile and hateful toward the president as any this writer has ever seen. The media may not be the "enemy of the people" Trump says they are, but many are implacable enemies of this president.

            Some wanted Trump to emulate Nikita Khrushchev, who blew up the Paris summit in May 1960 over a failed U.S. intelligence operation the U-2 spy plane shot down over the Urals just weeks earlier.

            Khrushchev had demanded that Ike apologize. Ike refused, and Khrushchev exploded. Some media seemed to be hoping for just such a confrontation.

            When Trump spoke of the "foolishness and stupidity" of the U.S. foreign policy establishment that contributed to this era of animosity in U.S.-Russia relations, what might he have had in mind?

            Was it the U.S. provocatively moving NATO into Russia's front yard after the collapse of the USSR?

            Was it the U.S. invasion of Iraq to strip Saddam Hussein of weapons of mass destruction he did not have that plunged us into endless wars of the Middle East?

            Was it U.S. support of Syrian rebels determined to oust Bashar Assad, leading to ISIS intervention and a seven-year civil war with half a million dead, a war which Putin eventually entered to save his Syrian ally?

            Was it George W. Bush's abrogation of Richard Nixon's ABM treaty and drive for a missile defense that caused Putin to break out of the Reagan INF treaty and start deploying cruise missiles to counter it?

            Was it U.S. complicity in the Kiev coup that ousted the elected pro-Russian regime that caused Putin to seize Crimea to hold onto Russia's Black Sea naval base at Sevastopol?


            Many Putin actions we condemn were reactions to what we did.

            Russia annexed Crimea bloodlessly. But did not the U.S. bomb Serbia for 78 days to force Belgrade to surrender her cradle province of Kosovo?

            How was that more moral than what Putin did in Crimea?


            If Russian military intelligence hacked into the emails of the DNC, exposing how they stuck it to Bernie Sanders, Trump says he did not collude in it. Is there, after two years, any proof that he did?

            Trump insists Russian meddling had no effect on the outcome in 2016 and he is not going to allow media obsession with Russiagate to interfere with establishing better relations.

            Former CIA Director John Brennan rages that, "Donald Trump's press conference performance in Helsinki . . . was . . . treasonous. . . . He is wholly in the pocket of Putin. Republican Patriots: Where are you???"

            Well, as Patrick Henry said long ago, "If this be treason, make the most of it!"


            https://www.newsmax.com/patrickbucha.../16/id/872048/
            Thanks for admitting that you are a traitor I suspected as much.

            ?


            • Originally posted by redrover View Post
              Thanks for admitting that you are a traitor I suspected as much.
              As I said; This is.... "For those interested in actually reading and thinking about things rather than focusing on obsessive hatreds."


              On another note .



              The president says;

              [ "Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!" ]

              [ from link below ]

              ..and he's 100% correct.

              We have consistently made a worse enemy of a nation that didn't necessarily have to be that.

              Our "establishment" has been trying their hardest to continue us on that path.

              They know nothing else, rely on the fact that most of America knows nothing else either !!



              [ Trump's message has been clear, consistent and startling.

              NATO is obsolete. European allies have freeloaded off U.S. defense while rolling up huge trade surpluses at our expense. Those days are over. Europeans are going to stop stealing our markets and start paying for their own defense.

              And there will be no Cold War II.


              We are not going to let Putin's annexation of Crimea or aid to pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine prevent us from working on a rapprochement and a partnership with him, Trump is saying. We are going to negotiate arms treaties and talk out our differences
              ]

              [ from link below ]
              ....

              --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

              Beginning his joint press conference with Vladimir Putin, President Trump declared that U.S. relations with Russia have "never been worse."

              He then added pointedly, that just changed "about four hours ago."

              It certainly did. With his remarks in Helsinki and at the NATO summit in Brussels, Trump has signaled a historic shift in U.S. foreign policy that may determine the future of this nation and the fate of his presidency.

              He has rejected the fundamental premises of American foreign policy since the end of the Cold War and blamed our wretched relations with Russia, not on Vladimir Putin, but squarely on the U.S. establishment.

              In a tweet prior to the meeting, Trump indicted the elites of both parties: "Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!"

              Trump thereby repudiated the records and agendas of the neocons and their liberal interventionist allies, as well as the archipelago of War Party think tanks beavering away inside the Beltway.

              Looking back over the week, from Brussels to Britain to Helsinki, Trump's message has been clear, consistent and startling.

              NATO is obsolete. European allies have freeloaded off U.S. defense while rolling up huge trade surpluses at our expense. Those days are over. Europeans are going to stop stealing our markets and start paying for their own defense.

              And there will be no Cold War II.


              We are not going to let Putin's annexation of Crimea or aid to pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine prevent us from working on a rapprochement and a partnership with him, Trump is saying. We are going to negotiate arms treaties and talk out our differences as Ronald Reagan did with Mikhail Gorbachev.

              Helsinki showed that Trump meant what he said when he declared repeatedly, "Peace with Russia is a good thing, not a bad thing."

              On Syria, Trump indicated that he and Putin are working with Bibi Netanyahu, who wants all Iranian forces and Iran-backed militias kept far from the Golan Heights. As for U.S. troops in Syria, says Trump, they will be coming out after ISIS is crushed, and we are 98 percent there.

              That is another underlying message here: America is coming home from foreign wars and will be shedding foreign commitments.

              Both before and after the Trump-Putin meeting, the cable news coverage was as hostile and hateful toward the president as any this writer has ever seen. The media may not be the "enemy of the people" Trump says they are, but many are implacable enemies of this president.

              Some wanted Trump to emulate Nikita Khrushchev, who blew up the Paris summit in May 1960 over a failed U.S. intelligence operation the U-2 spy plane shot down over the Urals just weeks earlier.

              Khrushchev had demanded that Ike apologize. Ike refused, and Khrushchev exploded. Some media seemed to be hoping for just such a confrontation.

              When Trump spoke of the "foolishness and stupidity" of the U.S. foreign policy establishment that contributed to this era of animosity in U.S.-Russia relations, what might he have had in mind?

              Was it the U.S. provocatively moving NATO into Russia's front yard after the collapse of the USSR?

              Was it the U.S. invasion of Iraq to strip Saddam Hussein of weapons of mass destruction he did not have that plunged us into endless wars of the Middle East?

              Was it U.S. support of Syrian rebels determined to oust Bashar Assad, leading to ISIS intervention and a seven-year civil war with half a million dead, a war which Putin eventually entered to save his Syrian ally?

              Was it George W. Bush's abrogation of Richard Nixon's ABM treaty and drive for a missile defense that caused Putin to break out of the Reagan INF treaty and start deploying cruise missiles to counter it?

              Was it U.S. complicity in the Kiev coup that ousted the elected pro-Russian regime that caused Putin to seize Crimea to hold onto Russia's Black Sea naval base at Sevastopol?


              Many Putin actions we condemn were reactions to what we did.

              Russia annexed Crimea bloodlessly. But did not the U.S. bomb Serbia for 78 days to force Belgrade to surrender her cradle province of Kosovo?

              How was that more moral than what Putin did in Crimea?


              If Russian military intelligence hacked into the emails of the DNC, exposing how they stuck it to Bernie Sanders, Trump says he did not collude in it. Is there, after two years, any proof that he did?

              Trump insists Russian meddling had no effect on the outcome in 2016 and he is not going to allow media obsession with Russiagate to interfere with establishing better relations.

              Former CIA Director John Brennan rages that, "Donald Trump's press conference performance in Helsinki . . . was . . . treasonous. . . . He is wholly in the pocket of Putin. Republican Patriots: Where are you???"

              Well, as Patrick Henry said long ago, "If this be treason, make the most of it!"


              https://www.newsmax.com/patrickbucha.../16/id/872048/

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              • Originally posted by Captain Trips View Post

                As I said; This is.... "For those interested in actually reading and thinking about things rather than focusing on obsessive hatreds."


                On another note .



                The president says;

                [ "Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!" ]

                [ from link below ]

                ..and he's 100% correct.

                We have consistently made a worse enemy of a nation that didn't necessarily have to be that.

                Our "establishment" has been trying their hardest to continue us on that path.

                They know nothing else, rely on the fact that most of America knows nothing else either !!



                [ Trump's message has been clear, consistent and startling.

                NATO is obsolete. European allies have freeloaded off U.S. defense while rolling up huge trade surpluses at our expense. Those days are over. Europeans are going to stop stealing our markets and start paying for their own defense.

                And there will be no Cold War II.


                We are not going to let Putin's annexation of Crimea or aid to pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine prevent us from working on a rapprochement and a partnership with him, Trump is saying. We are going to negotiate arms treaties and talk out our differences
                ]

                [ from link below ]
                ....

                --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

                Beginning his joint press conference with Vladimir Putin, President Trump declared that U.S. relations with Russia have "never been worse."

                He then added pointedly, that just changed "about four hours ago."

                It certainly did. With his remarks in Helsinki and at the NATO summit in Brussels, Trump has signaled a historic shift in U.S. foreign policy that may determine the future of this nation and the fate of his presidency.

                He has rejected the fundamental premises of American foreign policy since the end of the Cold War and blamed our wretched relations with Russia, not on Vladimir Putin, but squarely on the U.S. establishment.

                In a tweet prior to the meeting, Trump indicted the elites of both parties: "Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!"

                Trump thereby repudiated the records and agendas of the neocons and their liberal interventionist allies, as well as the archipelago of War Party think tanks beavering away inside the Beltway.

                Looking back over the week, from Brussels to Britain to Helsinki, Trump's message has been clear, consistent and startling.

                NATO is obsolete. European allies have freeloaded off U.S. defense while rolling up huge trade surpluses at our expense. Those days are over. Europeans are going to stop stealing our markets and start paying for their own defense.

                And there will be no Cold War II.


                We are not going to let Putin's annexation of Crimea or aid to pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine prevent us from working on a rapprochement and a partnership with him, Trump is saying. We are going to negotiate arms treaties and talk out our differences as Ronald Reagan did with Mikhail Gorbachev.

                Helsinki showed that Trump meant what he said when he declared repeatedly, "Peace with Russia is a good thing, not a bad thing."

                On Syria, Trump indicated that he and Putin are working with Bibi Netanyahu, who wants all Iranian forces and Iran-backed militias kept far from the Golan Heights. As for U.S. troops in Syria, says Trump, they will be coming out after ISIS is crushed, and we are 98 percent there.

                That is another underlying message here: America is coming home from foreign wars and will be shedding foreign commitments.

                Both before and after the Trump-Putin meeting, the cable news coverage was as hostile and hateful toward the president as any this writer has ever seen. The media may not be the "enemy of the people" Trump says they are, but many are implacable enemies of this president.

                Some wanted Trump to emulate Nikita Khrushchev, who blew up the Paris summit in May 1960 over a failed U.S. intelligence operation the U-2 spy plane shot down over the Urals just weeks earlier.

                Khrushchev had demanded that Ike apologize. Ike refused, and Khrushchev exploded. Some media seemed to be hoping for just such a confrontation.

                When Trump spoke of the "foolishness and stupidity" of the U.S. foreign policy establishment that contributed to this era of animosity in U.S.-Russia relations, what might he have had in mind?

                Was it the U.S. provocatively moving NATO into Russia's front yard after the collapse of the USSR?

                Was it the U.S. invasion of Iraq to strip Saddam Hussein of weapons of mass destruction he did not have that plunged us into endless wars of the Middle East?

                Was it U.S. support of Syrian rebels determined to oust Bashar Assad, leading to ISIS intervention and a seven-year civil war with half a million dead, a war which Putin eventually entered to save his Syrian ally?

                Was it George W. Bush's abrogation of Richard Nixon's ABM treaty and drive for a missile defense that caused Putin to break out of the Reagan INF treaty and start deploying cruise missiles to counter it?

                Was it U.S. complicity in the Kiev coup that ousted the elected pro-Russian regime that caused Putin to seize Crimea to hold onto Russia's Black Sea naval base at Sevastopol?


                Many Putin actions we condemn were reactions to what we did.

                Russia annexed Crimea bloodlessly. But did not the U.S. bomb Serbia for 78 days to force Belgrade to surrender her cradle province of Kosovo?

                How was that more moral than what Putin did in Crimea?


                If Russian military intelligence hacked into the emails of the DNC, exposing how they stuck it to Bernie Sanders, Trump says he did not collude in it. Is there, after two years, any proof that he did?

                Trump insists Russian meddling had no effect on the outcome in 2016 and he is not going to allow media obsession with Russiagate to interfere with establishing better relations.

                Former CIA Director John Brennan rages that, "Donald Trump's press conference performance in Helsinki . . . was . . . treasonous. . . . He is wholly in the pocket of Putin. Republican Patriots: Where are you???"

                Well, as Patrick Henry said long ago, "If this be treason, make the most of it!"


                https://www.newsmax.com/patrickbucha.../16/id/872048/
                I give you exhibit number one in the case for treason.
                "Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse
                thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity
                and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!"
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                • Do you remember how outraged you fellows were when you accused Obama of apologizing for America? I don't remember Obama ever calling the US stupid and foolish in a joint news conference with Putin. Only a traitor would do such a thing.

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                  • Originally posted by redrover View Post
                    Do you remember how outraged you fellows were when you accused Obama of apologizing for America? I don't remember Obama ever calling the US stupid and foolish in a joint news conference with Putin. Only a traitor would do such a thing.
                    Never happened. You were drunk.

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                    • Originally posted by DavidSF View Post

                      Never happened. You were drunk.
                      I wasn't drunk when I heard him say it as plain as day before the whole world. Ply a clip of the entire conference so you can assure yourself that nothing was taken out of context. https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/07/...eted-we-agree/

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                      • Originally posted by redrover View Post
                        I wasn't drunk when I heard him say it as plain as day before the whole world. Ply a clip of the entire conference so you can assure yourself that nothing was taken out of context. https://www.mercurynews.com/2018/07/...eted-we-agree/
                        OH, I have no doubt you assigned that meaning to SOMETHING he said ... But the president calling the U.S. "stupid" and "Foolish" never happened.

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                        • Fools in governmet hate this president because they're afraid !

                          They're afraid of being exposed for the fools they've always been ! Demorats Republitards, ALL of them !!

                          [ From below link, please read all of it ]

                          "Trump is threatening the entire U.S. foreign policy establishment with what it fears most irrelevance. For if there is no war on, no war imminent and no war wanted, what does a War Party do?"

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                          WHAT EXPLAINS ELITES' HELSINKI HYSTERIA?

                          Americas elites have been driven over the edge by Trumps successes and their failure to block him.

                          Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.

                          Under the Constitution, these are the offenses for which presidents can be impeached.

                          And to hear our elites, Donald Trump is guilty of them all.

                          Trumps refusal to challenge Vladimir Putins claim at Helsinki that his GRU boys did not hack Hillary Clintons campaign has been called treason, a refusal to do his sworn duty to protect and defend the United States, by a former director of the CIA.

                          Famed journalists and former high officials of the U.S. government have called Russias hacking of the DNC an act of war comparable to Pearl Harbor.

                          The New York Times ran a story on how many are now charging Trump with treason. Others suggest Putin is blackmailing Trump, or has him on his payroll, or compromised Trump a long time ago.

                          Wailed Rep. Steve Cohen: Where is our military folks? The Commander in Chief is in the hands of our enemy!

                          Apparently, some on the left believe we need a military coup to save our democracy.

                          Not since Robert Welch of the John Birch Society called Dwight Eisenhower a conscious agent of the Communist conspiracy, have such charges been hurled at a president. But while the Birchers were a bit outside the mainstream, today it is the establishment itself bawling Treason!

                          What explains the hysteria?

                          A month ago, the never-Trumpers were comparing the separation of immigrant kids from detained adults, who brought them to the U.S. illegally, to FDRs concentration camps for Japanese-Americans.

                          Some commentators equated the separations to what the Nazis did at Auschwitz.

                          If the establishment truly believed this nonsense,
                          it would be an unacceptable security risk to let them near the levers of power ever again.

                          Trump is deregulating the economy, cutting taxes, appointing record numbers of federal judges, reshaping the Supreme Court, and using tariffs to cut trade deficits and the bully pulpit to castigate freeloading allies.

                          Worst of all, Trump clearly intends to carry out his campaign pledge to improve relations with Russia and get along with Vladimir Putin.

                          Over our dead bodies! the Beltway elite seems to be shouting.

                          Hence the rhetorical WMDs hurled at Trump: Liar, dictator, authoritarian, Putins poodle, fascist, demagogue, traitor, Nazi.

                          Such language approaches incitement to violence. One wonders if the haters are considering the impact of the words they are so casually using. Some of us yet recall how Dallas was charged with complicity in the death of JFK for slurs far less toxic than this.

                          The post-Helsinki hysteria reveals not merely the mindset of the presidents enemies, but the depth of their determination to destroy him.

                          They intend to break Trump and bring him down, to see him impeached, removed, indicted and prosecuted, and the agenda on which he ran and was nominated and elected dumped onto the ash heap of history.

                          Thursday, Trump indicated that he knows exactly what is afoot, and threw down the gauntlet of defiance:

                          The Fake News Media wants so badly to see a major confrontation with Russia, even a confrontation that could lead to war. They are pushing so recklessly hard and hate the fact that Ill probably have a good relationship with Putin.


                          Spot on. Trump is saying: I am going to call off this Cold War II before it breaks out into the hot war nine U.S. presidents avoided, despite Soviet provocations far graver than Putins pilfering of DNC emails showing how Debbie Wasserman Schultz stuck it to Bernie Sanders. Then the White House suggested Vlad may be coming to dinner this fall.

                          Trump is edging toward the defining battle of his presidency: a reshaping of U.S. foreign policy to avoid clashes and conflicts with Russia, and the shedding of Cold War commitments no longer rooted in the national interests of this country.

                          Yet, should he attempt to carry out his agenda to get out of Syria, pull troops out of Germany, take a second look at NATOs Article 5 commitment to go to war for 29 nations, some of which, like Montenegro, most Americans have never heard of he is headed for the most brutal battle of his presidency.

                          This Helsinki hysteria is but a taste.

                          By cheering Brexit, dissing the EU, suggesting NATO is obsolete, departing Syria, trying to get on with Putin, Trump is threatening the entire U.S. foreign policy establishment with what it fears most irrelevance. For if there is no war on, no war imminent and no war wanted, what does a War Party do?


                          https://www.wnd.com/2018/07/what-exp...inki-hysteria/

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                          • Currently I'm reading Daniel Silva's new Gabriel Allon novel. This time Gabe is doing battle with the Russians. I encountered the term Kompromat which is the SVR practice of recruiting assets by blackmailing them with incriminating dirt.This clearly what Putin is doing with Trump.https://www.cnn.com/2017/01/11/polit...mat/index.html

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