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#41 mr6666

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Posted 08 July 2017 - 03:12 PM

"Nineteen of the 20 nations gathered in Hamburg, Germany for the G20 Summit have agreed to a joint statement on Saturday, which covers a range of issues, including international trade and the environment.

 

The one hold out? The United States and Donald Trump.

Why? Because the president believes the section on climate change is a little too pro-environment, and he wants to mention the use of fossil fuels....

 

His behavior may play well to his shrinking group of supporters back home, but the United States under Donald Trump’s leadership is becoming a laughingstock on the world stage....

 

http://www.politicus...nvironment.html

 

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Posted 08 July 2017 - 02:52 PM

shaunaVerified account @goldengateblond 20h20 hours ago

 
 

A perfect metaphor of the United States right now.

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#43 Bogie56

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Posted 08 July 2017 - 12:19 PM

From the Washington Post ...

 

Trump leaves leaders fearing the future as G-20 summit closes “Our world has never been so divided,” French President Emmanuel Macron said at the close of the talks.

The divisions at the G-20 summit were most bitter on climate change, where 19 leaders formed a unified front against Trump. But even in areas of nominal compromise like trade, top European leaders said they have little faith that an agreement forged today could hold tomorrow.

“Our world has never been so divided,” French President Emmanuel Macron said as the talks broke up. “Centripetal forces have never been so powerful. Our common goods have never been so threatened.”

Macron said world leaders found common ground on terrorism but were otherwise split on numerous important topics. He also said there were rising concerns about “authoritarian regimes, and even within the Western world, there are real divisions and uncertainties that didn't exist just a few short years ago.”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who hosted the summit in the port city of Hamburg, said there had been some areas of agreement. But she did little to hide her disappointment about U.S. actions on climate change.

“Wherever there is no consensus that can be achieved, disagreement has to be made clear,” Merkel said at the end of the summit. “Unfortunately, and I deplore this, the United States of America left the climate agreement.” 

“I am gratified to note that the other 19 members of the G-20 feel the Paris agreement is irreversible,” Merkel said.


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Posted 07 July 2017 - 10:26 PM

The people of Germany sure love their open borders, hope they enjoy seeing their country go down the tubes.

 

 

It's too late for you. :)

 

Curse Sir Walter Raleigh, he was such a stupid get.


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Posted 07 July 2017 - 09:24 PM

not me. let them. :)

 

Same here, just don't drag us into it.



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Posted 07 July 2017 - 03:56 PM

It's right wingers who are having hissy fits about Europe

"destroying" itself. Good entertainment though. 

not me. let them. :)


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


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Posted 07 July 2017 - 03:53 PM

give me a break!

 

liberals invented attracting people to hyperbole. :P

It's right wingers who are having hissy fits about Europe

"destroying" itself. Good entertainment though. 


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Posted 07 July 2017 - 03:25 PM

Many right wingers are drawn to hyperbole as moths are drawn

to a flame. There is always some disaster around the corner,

until one turns the corner and it is no longer there, having moved

to the next corner, and so on and so on.

give me a break!

 

liberals invented attracting people to hyperbole. :P


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Posted 07 July 2017 - 03:21 PM

Many right wingers are drawn to hyperbole as moths are drawn

to a flame. There is always some disaster around the corner,

until one turns the corner and it is no longer there, having moved

to the next corner, and so on and so on.


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Posted 07 July 2017 - 10:53 AM

What a crock.  White supremacist nonsense from a yappy little Trump lap dog.

 

Typical leftist in denial.

 

https://www.gateston...ny-rape-january

 

http://www.dailymail...girlfriend.html



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Posted 07 July 2017 - 01:03 AM

The people of Germany sure love their open borders, hope they enjoy seeing their country go down the tubes.

 

What a crock.  White supremacist nonsense from a yappy little Trump lap dog.



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Posted 06 July 2017 - 10:18 PM

The people of Germany sure love their open borders, hope they enjoy seeing their country go down the tubes.



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Posted 06 July 2017 - 01:58 PM

Trump’s Poland Speech Draws Criticism for ‘Disturbing’ Undertones-

 

"During a speech at the site of the Warsaw Uprising Monument in Poland on Thursday, President Donald Trump proclaimed in terms some characterized as “disturbing” that “the fundamental question of our time is whether the West has the will to survive.”

 

Speaking before an audience of close to 15,000 enthusiastic, flag-waving Poles—many of them bused in by Poland’s ruling right-wing Law and Justice Party—Trump returned to “the same life-or-death language as his inauguration speech, which promised a war against the ‘American carnage’ of urban crime,” noted Julie Hirschfeld Davis of the New York Times.....

 

Others, however, detected a more ominous current running beneath Trump’s words, which were delivered in a nation governed by a fervently nationalistic party that has sparked fierce and widespread protests for what critics view as a sharp drift away from democracy.

 

Honing in on Trump’s repeated emphasis on “the will” and his declaration that “our civilization will triumph,” many made connections between the speech and an infamous 1935 Nazi propaganda film titled “Triumph of the Will,” which was directed by Leni Riefenstahl and based on the 1934 Nuremberg Rally........

 

Howard Zinndafel @Boringstein

*checks off yet another box on Nazi bingo*

 

http://www.truthdig....rtones_20170706

 

 


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Posted 06 July 2017 - 01:35 PM

NBC Nightly NewsVerified account @NBCNightlyNews 37m37 minutes ago

 
 

BREAKING: 1000s of protesters and police clashing outside G20 in Hamburg; protesters fleeing over wall.

 

 


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Posted 06 July 2017 - 12:20 PM

See ya.  This from the Washington Post ...

 

Japan and Europe counter Trump with colossal trade deal Leaders from Japan and the European Union announced their agreement in principle on a trade deal that will cover nearly 30 percent of the global economy. By Ana Swanson  •  Read more »

 


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Posted 05 July 2017 - 03:52 PM

Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump

Trade between China and North Korea grew almost 40% in the first quarter. So much for China working with us - but we had to give it a try!

 

6:21 AM - 5 Jul 2017

 

 

"Setting aside that he appears to be throwing in the towel on trade with China — America’s second largest trading partner — the president has announced that he is considering unilateral action against the hermit kingdom.

 

The recklessness of this move cannot be overstated. After publicly suggesting via tweet, a day and a half ago, that China “put a heavy move on North Korea and end this nonsense once and for all!” Trump is signaling that his patience has already run out, and that the largest country in the world will no longer have cooperation from the United States.

 

What’s more, Trump’s public provocations of Kim Jong-un leave the egomaniacal dictator with few face-saving options but to continue escalating his military showmanship....

 

http://washingtonjou...ng-tweet-storm/

 


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Posted 05 July 2017 - 02:49 PM

The Art of the Deal, indeed.  From the Washington Post ...

 

 

At G-20 summit, it looks more and more like Trump against the world Trump is threatening to pull the United States back from global trade, but the country's closes allies are making deals without him. By Damian Paletta  •  Read more »

 


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Posted 29 June 2017 - 10:01 PM

Dennis Rodman's advice for Trump is to go to North Korea to meet Kim Jong Un.  Go For It!  ... with any luck Donny will wind up in a labor camp and won't come back.

 

In his DREAMS. :wacko:

 

 

Maybe Dennis should STAY THERE since he love Pig Jong Un so much.  2 peas in a pod.



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Posted 29 June 2017 - 05:28 PM

And no ketchup on the gruel.

 

 

LOL. Now that's torture!



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Posted 29 June 2017 - 05:26 PM

No, I want hard labor. He wouldnt last the first week....

 

And no ketchup on the gruel.






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