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The Triumph of Donald Trump


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#1 darkblue

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Posted 20 April 2017 - 09:40 AM

education, the opium of the godless. 

 

ignorance, the teat-milk of the godful.


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Posted 20 April 2017 - 09:13 AM

Targeted by Obama, DeVry and other for-profit colleges rebounding under Trump-

 

"Less than 100 days into Trump's presidency, the Department of Education under Secretary Betsy DeVos has delayed implementation of gainful employment rules, withdrawn key federal student loan servicing reforms, and signaled a less onerous regulatory environment for the essentially taxpayer-financed career education sector.....

 

If mortgage debt was the hallmark economic problem of the 2000s, student loan debt will be the crisis for the next 15 years," Stoltmann said. "So many of these students will go to their graves with this debt, and that's a true injustice....

 

http://www.chicagotr...0418-story.html

 

education, the opium of the godless. :)


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Posted 20 April 2017 - 09:08 AM

Nipkowdisc's Horticulture Hutch...

 

with your host...

 

Nipkowdisc Underweed Crock

 

(not to be confused with the late great american horticulturist James Underwood Crockett)

 

did you know that unlike palms with fan-like leaves, the leaves of sabal palmetto have a difinite midrib while the leaves of a palm like livistona chinensis have leaf blades radiating from the apex of the petiole...

 

and some palms have petioles which are armed with sharp teeth or barbs. :)


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Posted 20 April 2017 - 08:59 AM

Trump’s 13 Broken Promises (So Far)...

 

http://www.newsweek....s-so-far-582342

 

"well sir...

 

he dam well better do it or he loses credibility."

-NipkowDisc

 

:blink:

 

yeah, but ya gotta give him credit for keeping one of obama's promises...he made that red line good with 56 tomahawks. :)


"okay, so we're moving right along, folks" -al pacino, dog day afternoon


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Posted 19 April 2017 - 11:59 PM

Trump’s 13 Broken Promises (So Far)...

 

http://www.newsweek....s-so-far-582342

 

"well sir...

 

he dam well better do it or he loses credibility."

-NipkowDisc

 

:blink:

 

 


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Posted 19 April 2017 - 11:51 PM

Targeted by Obama, DeVry and other for-profit colleges rebounding under Trump-

 

"Less than 100 days into Trump's presidency, the Department of Education under Secretary Betsy DeVos has delayed implementation of gainful employment rules, withdrawn key federal student loan servicing reforms, and signaled a less onerous regulatory environment for the essentially taxpayer-financed career education sector.....

 

If mortgage debt was the hallmark economic problem of the 2000s, student loan debt will be the crisis for the next 15 years," Stoltmann said. "So many of these students will go to their graves with this debt, and that's a true injustice....

 

http://www.chicagotr...0418-story.html


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Posted 19 April 2017 - 11:09 AM

No, I dislike him because he is totally unqualified to be on a city council, much less to be in national office.  He is ignorant, vain, incompetent, corrupt, devious, indecisive, ad infinitum.

He did not side with the "moral tradionalists" in the GOP; he LIED and y'all ate it up.  He is the most immoral president US has ever had.

 

As for my military background, it is based on experience and military training that military action is taken only when diplomacy has failed or cannot be effectuated.  Trump has no comprehension of this.  It is very easy to start a war as GW Bush did and then not be able to win it at a cost of thousands of lives and trillions of dollars. Very easy to send helicopers into Somalia or SEAL teams elsewhere and accomplish nothing at loss of  US lives.

The competent military leader knows when to use the State Dept for negotiation and when to use military forces.  Trump knows neither.  In fact, Mattis and McMaster had to pressure him into not virtually abandoning the State Dept.  Both came out in favor of diplomacy before military actions.

Firing 59 Tomahawks at an airfield does not qualify you as a military expert.  As for the MOAB, Obama essentially approved that.

Not saying firing the Tomahawks was not called for, but remember Obama was ready to do something until Trump's good buddy Vlad said he had taken care of it.  Guaranteed that Assad had no more chemical weapons.  

Don't forgert, Trump said on many, many, many occasions: do not use military in Syria; stay out of Syrian situation, ad infinitum.

A good president also knows that he must balance what his generals say against what his foreign policy, economic advisors and domestic advisors say.  Then make a rational, well thought out decision - and pray.  Trump is incapable of that, as are you.

Trump has no backbone, he still has heel spurs.

obama and susan rice told us that all the chemical weapons had been removed from syria and but for the single exception of the bin laden hit, obama did nothing else militarily except draw a pretty red line that he never had the backbone to back up.

 

trump had to do it for him. you say that mattis and mcmaster had to talk him out of abandoning the state dept....well, he took their advice, didn't he?

 

so what are you complaining about? I wonder how many times obama had to be dissuaded by valerie jarrett from taking action? :lol:

 

look, I see as you do that trump is uncouth and shoots from his point all too cavalierly but at least he understands when a potus says he's gonna do something...

 

well sir...

 

he dam well better do it or he loses credibility.

 

obama had 8 years to figure that out and never did...or did he? :huh:  :P 


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Posted 19 April 2017 - 08:45 AM

for all I know, TheCid, your only reason for hating him is that he sided with the moral traditionalists in the GOP. :P

No, I dislike him because he is totally unqualified to be on a city council, much less to be in national office.  He is ignorant, vain, incompetent, corrupt, devious, indecisive, ad infinitum.

He did not side with the "moral tradionalists" in the GOP; he LIED and y'all ate it up.  He is the most immoral president US has ever had.

 

As for my military background, it is based on experience and military training that military action is taken only when diplomacy has failed or cannot be effectuated.  Trump has no comprehension of this.  It is very easy to start a war as GW Bush did and then not be able to win it at a cost of thousands of lives and trillions of dollars. Very easy to send helicopers into Somalia or SEAL teams elsewhere and accomplish nothing at loss of  US lives.

The competent military leader knows when to use the State Dept for negotiation and when to use military forces.  Trump knows neither.  In fact, Mattis and McMaster had to pressure him into not virtually abandoning the State Dept.  Both came out in favor of diplomacy before military actions.

Firing 59 Tomahawks at an airfield does not qualify you as a military expert.  As for the MOAB, Obama essentially approved that.

Not saying firing the Tomahawks was not called for, but remember Obama was ready to do something until Trump's good buddy Vlad said he had taken care of it.  Guaranteed that Assad had no more chemical weapons.  

Don't forgert, Trump said on many, many, many occasions: do not use military in Syria; stay out of Syrian situation, ad infinitum.

A good president also knows that he must balance what his generals say against what his foreign policy, economic advisors and domestic advisors say.  Then make a rational, well thought out decision - and pray.  Trump is incapable of that, as are you.

Trump has no backbone, he still has heel spurs.


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Posted 19 April 2017 - 08:37 AM

of course he is somewhat out of his element...he is a non-career beltway politician and a shrewd businessman.

 

we tried the one way for more than 200 years so maybe he can do better.

 

for all I know, TheCid, your only reason for hating him is that he sided with the moral traditionalists in the GOP. :P

There are many businessmen out there who are far shrewder than he is. Maybe one of them should be Prez.


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Posted 19 April 2017 - 08:22 AM

of course he is somewhat out of his element...he is a non-career beltway politician and a shrewd businessman.

 

we tried the one way for more than 200 years so maybe he can do better.

 

for all I know, TheCid, your only reason for hating him is that he sided with the moral traditionalists in the GOP. :P

you've cited your military background more than once around here. you prefer a schtootz like obama who committed the cardinal mistake of leadership by threatening but never acting? you like that??? :huh:

 

come on, TheCid. trump has already shown more backbone in 4 months than obama showed in 8 years.

 

he has first class guys like Mattis and McMaster giving him input...and you doan like that?

 

I thought you had a military background.


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Posted 19 April 2017 - 08:16 AM

No, just totally confused, way out of his depth and with no idea of what is going on.

Incidentally, everything Trump told his rabid supporters, especially the ones on this forum, he has now abandoned and done a 180 on.

of course he is somewhat out of his element...he is a non-career beltway politician and a shrewd businessman.

 

we tried the one way for more than 200 years so maybe he can do better.

 

for all I know, TheCid, your only reason for hating him is that he sided with the moral traditionalists in the GOP. :P


"okay, so we're moving right along, folks" -al pacino, dog day afternoon


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Posted 19 April 2017 - 07:51 AM

Jeez - does Trump look like a taard there, or what?

No, just totally confused, way out of his depth and with no idea of what is going on.

Incidentally, everything Trump told his rabid supporters, especially the ones on this forum, he has now abandoned and done a 180 on.


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Posted 19 April 2017 - 05:04 AM

http://www.independe...g-a7689961.html

“We are sending an armada. Very powerful. We have submarines. Very powerful, far more powerful than the aircraft carrier, that I can tell you,” Trump said in an interview with Fox Business Network.

 

But as it turns out the armada is sailing in the opposite direction toward Australia.

 

 


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 08:53 PM

Jeez - does Trump look like a taard there, or what?

 

And the guy sitting next to him doesn't look like a Chinese Buddy Hackett?7189-9736.gif



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Posted 18 April 2017 - 08:43 PM

 

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Jeez - does Trump look like a taard there, or what?


I may live badly but at least I don't have to work to do it.


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 07:20 PM

mr6666, on 18 Apr 2017 - 3:31 PM, said:snapback.png

great idea ! ;)

 

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I see the meeting with the Chinese president went OK.

 

Maybe he'll acquire a taste for Trump fashion ware. :lol:

 

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 06:01 PM

great idea ! ;)

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Posted 18 April 2017 - 05:40 PM

the democrats are not going to start winning back hearts and minds the way they sre going by nitpicking on anything relating to Trump because most people will sense the desperation of this.

 

but by all means let the democrats continue. :D

 

today's secret password is...

 

ossoff

 

:lol: 


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 04:56 PM

Ivanka Trump awarded 3 China trademarks on the same day she dined with Chinese president-

 

"President Donald Trump’s daughter won provisional approval for three trademarks in China on the same day that she had dinner with China’s president.

The Associated Press, via the Boston Globe, reports that earlier this month, “Ivanka Trump’s company won provisional approval from the Chinese government for three new trademarks, giving it monopoly rights to sell Ivanka brand jewelry, bags and spa services in the world’s second-largest economy.”...

 

https://www.bostongl...jGuIqqTjI/story.

 

-thanks, Daddy <_<

 

so? why should anybody care? you liberals are not very good at taking the long view torwards the overall human condition, are you?

 

the world is a very imperfect place occupied by hordes of imperfect people like ourselves...and donny trump  :D who are living most imperfect lives. so I'm supposed to fall apart over some very minor nepotism with ivanka trump and china?

 

I shall not. :P trump takes some of the starch outta that chubby little **** in north korea and the iranians then I'll be happy. :D


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Posted 18 April 2017 - 02:52 PM

"clickety clickety click, I can see it perkin' " -Humph Bogart, the desperate hours

 

now here's whatz gonna happen tonite in georgia...nuthin'! :lol:

 

this scrawny lookin' guy that the dems think is gonna pull an upset. he looks kinda like anthony weiner. :lol:

 

this is all because there ain't no way that the dems can stay glued together under trump for even 2 years. so ALREADY they're jumping the gun.

 

the desperate stupes. :lol:

You don't want scrawny guys holding office. Fat blimps like Trump are far preferable.






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