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Old 11-09-2016, 11:35 AM   #331
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Peter Schiff said: The Devil we don't know is better than a Clinton.

I think it is true, nobody really knows Trump. I think those who think he is immature are in for a surprise when he gets serious.
 
Old 11-09-2016, 11:43 AM   #332
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Who likes the bank but the bank or better yet how many world wide hate banks and why?
 
Old 11-09-2016, 11:56 AM   #333
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Please will people in North America stop comparing Brexit voters with Trumpkin! I voted for Brexit but like, I suspect, many British Conservative Party supporters, I consider the US Republicans to have become a mixture of demented ideologues, religious bigots, misogynists, and racists.
In one sense you're right. I voted Leave and I don't approve of anything that Trump stands for. Nevertheless there is a connection. All over the world there is now a swelling tide of anger against politicians, elites and globalisation. It can show itself in a swing to the right or equally in one to the left. To many voters left and right don't matter any more; all that matters is to vote for someone who is an enemy of the System, the status quo.

So in the UK you have UKIP, who are generally considered right-wing. In the USA you have Trump, in France the National Front, in Germany the Alternativ fuer Deutschland, and in Austria the Oestreichisches Freiheits Partei, all of whom are definitely right-wing. But in Spain, you have Podemos, which is left-wing. In Sweden, you have a Pirates Party. In the USA there was Bernie Sanders and in the UK, there's Jeremy Corbyn. In Greece, you have both the neofascist Golden Dawn and the left-wing Syriza. And in Italy, the most popular politician is an apolitical stand-up comic called Beppe Grillo.

This is the future of democracy.

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Old 11-09-2016, 12:22 PM   #334
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Hey! Where's that camel? C'mon, guess what day it is. It's TRUMP DAY!
 
Old 11-09-2016, 06:30 PM   #335
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Hey! Where's that camel? C'mon, guess what day it is. It's TRUMP DAY!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LtjzQaFZ3k
 
Old 11-09-2016, 06:32 PM   #336
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So when will we hear about how the Russians are responsible for Trump's victory?
 
Old 11-09-2016, 07:17 PM   #337
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Might as well start that rumor along with outer space aliens doing it with radio waves.

Voters should have worn aluminum hats.
 
Old 11-09-2016, 07:21 PM   #338
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http://nypost.com/2016/11/09/protest...t-elect-trump/



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......Ooops, RUPTLY again......



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"World leaders are reacting to the triumph of Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton in the US presidential election."

http://www.bbc.com/news/election-us-2016-37919394

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Old 11-09-2016, 07:25 PM   #339
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Actually (quick! while there's still time!) there is some really great reading over at http://www.huffingtonpost.com.

(Yes, including some images that put Donald Trump™ side-by-side with "Harry Potter's" Lord Voldemort. Don't miss it ...)

Okay ... okay ... o-k-a-y!! The (Doomsday™) marketing(!) is officially over!!

But, let's talk about(!) this phenomenon of "Doomsday™ Marketing," "Reality Tee-Vee Marketing," and maybe seriously consider whether we really want to allow this sort of thing to happen in this country's ongoing political future.

So far as I can see, neither(!) party ever even attempted to engage The Voter™ with a positive message. Neither of them talked about the myriad of common issues, choosing instead to sow an endless message of division.

And so, today, we rather seem to be left with "a National Hangover."

Various people, on both sides of "this once utterly-polarized(!) aisle," now seem to find themselves waking-up with various flavors of lampshades on their heads ... and with utterly no idea just how the aforesaid leg-lampshades even got there.

Somehow, when "the media people" shoveled 'real Wrath of God Stuff™" upon all of us(!), somehow, "we just bought it."

"All according to plan."

(Just like, when we worried about all those "stranded islanders" on "Reality TV" shows, it somehow never occurred(!) to us to wonder: "where t'hell is the camera crew?!?!")

Perhaps this whole thing should just be transformed into "a lesson learned." Perhaps we need to get much more serious than we ever have been at "getting the money out of politics."

Billions(!) of dollars were spent on "media" this year ... and ... t-h-i-s(!) is 'what we have to show for it?!?!'

Ahem.

"I," for one, "am decidedly unimpressed ..."

I think that we can do better. Much(!) better. Perhaps we should just all work together (after having duly sobered-up ...) to make sure that this(!) interpretation of "A National Election™" is n-e-v-e-r again repeated.

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Old 11-09-2016, 07:31 PM   #340
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Actually (quick! while there's still time!) there is some really great reading over at http://www.huffingtonpost.com.

(Yes, including some images that put Donald Trump™ side-by-side with "Harry Potter's" Lord Voldemort. Don't miss it ...)

Okay ... okay ... o-k-a-y!! The (Doomsday™) marketing(!) is officially over!!

But, let's talk about(!) this phenomenon of "Doomsday™ Marketing," "Reality Tee-Vee Marketing," and maybe seriously consider whether we really want to allow this sort of thing to happen in this country's ongoing political future.

So far as I can see, neither(!) party ever even attempted to engage The Voter™ with a positive message. Neither of them talked about the myriad of common issues, choosing instead to sow an endless message of division.

And so, today, we rather seem to be left with "a National Hangover."

Various people, on both sides of "this once utterly-polarized(!) aisle," now seem to find themselves waking-up with various flavors of lampshades on their heads ... and with utterly no idea just how the aforesaid lampshades even got there.

Perhaps this whole thing should just be transformed into "a lesson learned." Perhaps we need to get much more serious than we ever have been at "getting the money out of politics." (Billions(!) of dollars were spent on "media" this year ... and ... t-h-i-s(!) is 'what we have to show for it?!?!'

Ahem.

"I," for one, "am decidedly unimpressed ..."
I never liked either candidate - but now we are all living this 'reality tv' nation - or nightmare

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Sorry again for RT but I feel this is relevant.
 
Old 11-09-2016, 11:53 PM   #341
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I am an Asian Indian living in India who has been following the US elections with great interest.

I liked that there was no triumphalism in Trump's first speech after being elected. In fact it was sober and seemed to tone down the pre election rhetoric.

Though it's a formality, president elect Trump's takeover team has to be seen to be nice to president Obama's team. Hope the symbolic thursday meeting goes off well.

As in every election, it wasn't MARCHING ORDERS for the loser. Apparently Hillary got slightly more of the total votes cast than Trump.

OK
 
Old 11-10-2016, 02:56 AM   #342
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As far as someone who has never and will never vote for people only policies sees it, trump will likely be profit first stupidity second so no wonder!?.
 
Old 11-10-2016, 04:33 AM   #343
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So, US citizens selected Donald Ahmadinejad. Ok, we will see you 4 years later.
 
Old 11-10-2016, 05:01 AM   #344
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So, US citizens selected Donald Ahmadinejad. Ok, we will see you 4 years later.
Actually, and to set the record straight, the U.S. Citizens elected H. Clinton. The Electoral College elected Trump. Yeah, our system is flawed that way. Sorry.
 
Old 11-10-2016, 05:55 AM   #345
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http://www.cnn.com/2016/11/09/opinio...ley/index.html


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Actually, and to set the record straight, the U.S. Citizens elected H. Clinton. The Electoral College elected Trump. Yeah, our system is flawed that way. Sorry.
Trump said the same thing didn't he?
 
  


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