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Old Feb 24th 2020, 5:49 pm
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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
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Old Feb 24th 2020, 5:52 pm
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Old Feb 24th 2020, 5:54 pm
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Originally Posted by dc koop View Post
I see nothing wrong in what Trump has done so far domestically or foreign policy wise.
So the whole Syria Kurd massacre thing was okay? Pissing off every one of America's allies was okay? Reneging on long-held deals with almost every nation is okay?
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Old Feb 24th 2020, 6:16 pm
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Originally Posted by dc koop View Post
Yep! I see it all happening already. Squads of men in dark suits and wearing Ray Ban shades working their way through neighborhoods with check books in their hands.

"Who you voting for today ma'am?"
"Well at the moment I'm still undecided"
"I got a check for two hundred bucks right here if you vote for Donald"
"Oh well uh ! Yes okay. It will be useful to pay off the monthly cell phone bill"
"Okay. Hop in the car and we'll take you to the polling station but don't get any funny ideas about voting for that schmuck Sanders instead. A pretty dame like you don't need to get her arm broke in two places"

Joking aside the great majority of the nationally televised and printed media in this country are openly hostile to Trump so HTF could they be used to help him win?

Your remark on that subject tells me that from your distance you don't have much idea about what the real situation is
Its pretty difficult to win against an incumbent who is above the law and can act in any way necessary to ensure his reelection, with complete impunity.

You can be sure that if any of his opponents ever employ the same tactics he does, his political machine will rip them to shreds both in the courts, and the media. They don't even have to win. Only appear as though they could. They'll nip that in the bud in short order. There's already form.

As I've said before, any candidate that is evil enough to beat him in the election would be inherently unfit for office.

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Well it did not work for Hillary.
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Old Feb 24th 2020, 6:32 pm
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A testament! Not evil enough.

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Originally Posted by Anian View Post
So the whole Syria Kurd massacre thing was okay? Pissing off every one of America's allies was okay? Reneging on long-held deals with almost every nation is okay?

It was a choice of either pissing off the Kurds or pissing off Turkey but since Turkey is a key ally in that part of the world and I believe also a member of NATO then the hard choice had to be made.. Yeah foreign policy making can sometimes really suck !.

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Originally Posted by robin1234 View Post
Via Rail have a pretty good service in the Toronto, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City corridor. Remarkably cheap too. We go on vacation to Montreal and to Toronto by train on occasion. There used to be free parking at our nearby railway stations, Brockville or Cornwall, but (very sensibly) they now charge. It’s nice to be able to get off the train and walk to a city centre hotel, instead of the rigmarole of arriving at an airport.
Yes the corridor is inexpensive and relatively good, we just lack that level of train service anywhere else in Canada. The long haul routes are expensive, more of a tourist train than transportation, although sometimes there are deals to be found last minute during off season.

The short time I lived in Ontario along the corridor, I used Via a few times and it was good. We will never have that out west though, city's are too far apart and population too small, plus getting through the mountains is slow, Vancouver to Kamloops is 4 hour drive but takes 9 hours and some change on the train due to how slow it has to go through the mountains on it's way through the canyons into the interior, plus only running a couple times a week doesn't it make the most useful for getting around BC, its pretty hard to get around BC these days, really need a car or able to afford flights, bus service is spotty now with greyhound gone.

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Originally Posted by Lion in Winter View Post
What, all of them?


Actually, I quite like it. I might get one.

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27 bucks for a lousy Tee shirt? How easy will it be to get rid of the Tequila and Taco stains before putting it in the wash?
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From the point of view of someone not a US resident I would be interested to hear how his being US President has negatively impacted your country in any way.
For me , it isn't about where I currently reside dc koop. Not at all. It is about much more than that. It is about the planet. All its people and the welfare of the planet. My planet.

To me he isn't making any new order in any way. He is retrograde and is harming the world. Worse, he doesn't care as for him it really doesn't matter.
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Shut the **** up, cracker.
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Old Feb 24th 2020, 9:01 pm
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For me , it isn't about where I currently reside dc koop. Not at all. It is about much more than that. It is about the planet. All its people and the welfare of the planet. My planet.

To me he isn't making any new order in any way. He is retrograde and is harming the world. Worse, he doesn't care as for him it really doesn't matter.
How much use is it for the US to bang it's head on the wall preaching about the dangers of global warming when cities like Beijing and New Delhi with huge populations are blanketed in smog almost every day?

I've visited Beijing. The sun never managed to break through during the week we were there. Same for Shanghai. People wear masks as part of their daily dress. None of the vehicles are equipped with smog control devices, I doubt there's even one gas pump with unleaded fuel.

The major Indian cities are even worse. Thousands of scooters, jitneys and cheap basic Japanese and Korean cars all over the cities every day literally belching tons of fumes into the air. .

How many of the huge fleets of public transport buses in London and other major European capitals are running on propane gas or are all electric powered?

Perhaps when these above mentioned countries and many more like them finally get their acts together then it will all make some sense. Blaming Trump for blanketing the world in smog makes absolutely no sense at all.
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Shut the **** up, cracker.
Tut tut little man ! And wipe the Guiness and curry stains off that shirt you forgot to change this morning
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Originally Posted by dc koop View Post
How much use is it for the US to bang it's head on the wall preaching about the dangers of global warming when cities like Beijing and New Delhi with huge populations are blanketed in smog almost every day?

I've visited Beijing. The sun never managed to break through during the week we were there. Same for Shanghai. People wear masks as part of their daily dress. None of the vehicles are equipped with smog control devices, I doubt there's even one gas pump with unleaded fuel.

The major Indian cities are even worse. Thousands of scooters, jitneys and cheap basic Japanese and Korean cars all over the cities every day literally belching tons of fumes into the air. .

How many of the huge fleets of public transport buses in London and other major European capitals are running on propane gas or are all electric powered?

Perhaps when these above mentioned countries and many more like them finally get their acts together then it will all make some sense. Blaming Trump for blanketing the world in smog makes absolutely no sense at all.
This sounds like the teenager whining that all the other kids are allowed to do such and such a thing . . . so why can't he or she. Someone has to be the adult in the room and make a start on leading the world in the right direction. The US had been doing that. It is pretty juvenile to remove environmental protections because others are behind the times in understanding just what is being done to this planet.
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Originally Posted by robin1234 View Post
I’m a bit worried about this. I hate and despise Christmas ONCE a year. This new socialist scheme I’m now hearing about sounds like hell on earth.

I'm not sure if Tio Bernie celebrates Christmas. Probably Yom Kippur though. I for one am definitely looking forward to it all.
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