Trump - One Year

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Re: Trump - One Year

Post by chownah » Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:37 am

robertk wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:48 pm
Because he is such an enigma, I find that people's reactions to him are more predictable and more interesting than what he actually does.
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Re: Trump - One Year

Post by robertk » Sun Jan 21, 2018 11:19 pm

3 minute news brief from CNN on what some voters in Ohio think of Trump after his first year. Seem to like him.


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Re: Trump - One Year

Post by chownah » Mon Jan 22, 2018 1:41 am

chownah wrote:
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:37 am
robertk wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:48 pm
Because he is such an enigma, I find that people's reactions to him are more predictable and more interesting than what he actually does.
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Where did you get this image?
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Is it a secret?
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Re: Trump - One Year

Post by robertk » Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:31 am

chownah wrote:
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:37 am
robertk wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:48 pm
Because he is such an enigma, I find that people's reactions to him are more predictable and more interesting than what he actually does.
image.jpeg
Where did you get this image?
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I found it on the internet somewhere putting in a search like "Trump and Media".

Maybe initiated by Putin's operatives who paid Mosad to use one of there subversive Twitter feeds - and cleared by the whitehouse.

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Re: Trump - One Year

Post by chownah » Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:06 am

robertk wrote:
Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:31 am
chownah wrote:
Sun Jan 21, 2018 9:37 am
robertk wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:48 pm

image.jpeg
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I found it on the internet somewhere putting in a search like "Trump and Media".

Maybe initiated by Putin's operatives who paid Mosad to use one of there subversive Twitter feeds - and cleared by the whitehouse.
The artist is glenn mccoy.....a staunch conservative.
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Re: Trump - One Year

Post by chownah » Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:14 am

robertk wrote:
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:48 pm
Because he is such an enigma, I find that people's reactions to him are more predictable and more interesting than what he actually does.
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Thought I'd show the other side:
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Re: Trump - One Year

Post by retrofuturist » Mon Jan 22, 2018 4:15 am

Greetings,

The left can't meme.

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Re: Trump - One Year

Post by Justsit » Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:05 pm

A collection of some of Mr. Trump's actions/statements over the past year. Many of these may not have made international news. Some are a bit petty; many are simply appalling and, frankly, embarrassing.

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/201 ... uette.html

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Re: Trump - One Year

Post by No_Mind » Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:44 pm

Not entirely related to Trump one year but relevant .. what Democrats are doing right now is downright wrong .. holding spending bill hostage to DACA negotiations.

If it was Republicans who did this (2013 was very different .. Republicans stalled spending bill accusing Democrats of spending too much .. an issue related to spending bill unlike DACA) the liberal media would have been up in arms.

Media has different standards for different parties .. sad day for USA.

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Re: Trump - One Year

Post by Sam Vara » Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:58 pm

A strongly partisan but well-argued account of Trump's achievements:

http://www.libertylawsite.org/liberty-f ... hologizer/

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Re: Trump - One Year

Post by Justsit » Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:25 pm

Sam Vara wrote:
Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:58 pm
A strongly partisan but well-argued account of Trump's achievements:

http://www.libertylawsite.org/liberty-f ... hologizer/
Some interesting points there. I find the final (as of now) comment telling (poster is a "traditional" Republican):

"January 22, 2018 at 12:42 pm

Sadly so many of my conservative friends are living in a Fox News bubble. You have to be to conclude that the Trump presidency is succeeding. It’s been a train wreck from Day 1. We Republicans and our conservative ideals are being deeply tarnished by the Trump presidency. It will take us a generation to recover from the damage Trump is doing to the conservative movement I have fought for all my life."

The article I posted earlier about Trump's background with Roy Cohn provided some deep insight into why Trump acts the way he does. Bottom line, I think, is that ultimately, Trump is only out for Trump. Everything else is window dressing.

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Re: Trump - One Year

Post by Sam Vara » Mon Jan 22, 2018 7:17 pm

Justsit wrote:
Mon Jan 22, 2018 6:25 pm
Sam Vara wrote:
Mon Jan 22, 2018 3:58 pm
A strongly partisan but well-argued account of Trump's achievements:

http://www.libertylawsite.org/liberty-f ... hologizer/
Some interesting points there. I find the final (as of now) comment telling (poster is a "traditional" Republican):

"January 22, 2018 at 12:42 pm

Sadly so many of my conservative friends are living in a Fox News bubble. You have to be to conclude that the Trump presidency is succeeding. It’s been a train wreck from Day 1. We Republicans and our conservative ideals are being deeply tarnished by the Trump presidency. It will take us a generation to recover from the damage Trump is doing to the conservative movement I have fought for all my life."

The article I posted earlier about Trump's background with Roy Cohn provided some deep insight into why Trump acts the way he does. Bottom line, I think, is that ultimately, Trump is only out for Trump. Everything else is window dressing.
Who knows? I think one's prior allegiances determine what one is inclined to see and to accept as truth. To me, Trump is something of an enigma as yet.

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Re: Trump - One Year

Post by Kim OHara » Fri Feb 02, 2018 4:49 am

Fact Check looks at the State of the Union - https://www.factcheck.org/2018/01/factc ... ate-union/
FactChecking Trump’s State of the Union

The president exaggerates his accomplishments in his address to Congress.
Surprised?

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Re: Trump - One Year

Post by No_Mind » Fri Feb 02, 2018 8:13 am

What is the Nunes Memo? "The 9 biggest questions about the Nunes memo, answered"

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics ... fbi-russia


The Nunes Memo explained with diagrams

https://www.vox.com/2018/2/1/16955472/n ... e-diagram

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