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Mueller investigation extended indictments

Discussion in 'North American Politics' started by Riders, Jan 5, 2019.

  1. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Greased up & ready for action!
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    I assume that you meant support for wars.

    There are more issues than just war, big though it be.
    O'Casio (she must be Irish) Cortez has disastrous economic
    policies, some really naive constitutional views, etc.
    But if she does have & manages to keep an anti-foreign
    adventurism agenda, then this would be good.
    As I previously said....
    We shall see if she ever morphs into someone useful.

    Question for you.....
    She has slammed the military budget, but would she cut portions
    dedicated to defense or to police actions around the globe?
    (Her website is not at all clear on this.)
     
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  2. fantome profane

    fantome profane Have you read the Mueller Report?
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    I also seem to remember you had a positive opinion of Bernie Sanders. Perhaps that is another example of the Mandela effect.
     
  3. Revoltingest

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    Actually, I didn't & don't have a positive opinion of Bernie.
    But I did estimate/guesstimate that policies he'd effect in
    office would be better than those of Hillary or Donald.
    I disagree with some things he stood for, but judged likely
    failure on those. Simply stated: He couldn't make us
    socialist, but he would have the power to end foreign
    adventurism.

    It's not so much about the person, but about the effect the
    person would have in office. O'Casio (from a family of Irish
    calculators) could very well become a "Bernie" some day.
     
  4. Mindmaster

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    I mean, I'll never completely trust a politician, but man Trump just isn't as bad as the others in any way. Certainly, I have my points of disagreement with the man but there is no elected official I completely agree with so I doubt that'd ever happen. :D

    I guess I'm saying that we could have a lot worse than Trump, it could be one of those guys, lol. Anyway, Trump just reminds me of an uncle that talks some tall **** not really a liar. We all have those guys in our families... They're still good people, just have a mouth the size of the Gulf of Mexico. :D
     
  5. Audie

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    The word "lie" is getting tossed about way too freely.

    Hillary was not telling the truth calling Trump's
    "birther" stuff a "racist lie".

    Her sniper story was fantasy. Or a lie, stolen glory.

    AFAIC, a a politician is not telling the truth when they
    say "His policies will have xzy bad results, mine will
    have abc good results."

    We may have to call all political promises and criticism
    of opponents "lies".

    Then debate will be simple. Sit on stools, point
    and the other, and say, "pants on fire".
     
  6. BSM1

    BSM1 Who's a good boy?

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    What you leave out of the equation is how you got the wherewithal to by the food in the first place (let alone the purchase/manufacture chain up to that point).
     
  7. esmith

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    You are talking apples and oranges. If you are providing a service (self-employed) you have to, or at least you should, meet the expectations of the party you are providing the service to...hence you are working for them.

    However, if you are working on the barter system (you trading half your sandwich for the other parties half sandwich) both of you are working for each other. Your sandwich (service) has to meet the expectations of the other party. The other party's half sandwich (service) has to meet the expectations of the other party. Hence you are working for each other.
     
  8. Subduction Zone

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    Sorry, Hillary was a terrible candidate. She lost to Trump. Yes, she was the better choice between the two but one has to remember that in politics quite often perception is reality.
     
  9. fantome profane

    fantome profane Have you read the Mueller Report?
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    Ok, put that into the equation. Include what was required to make the sandwich on one side and what was required to make the granola bar on the other. How does that effect the outcome?
     
  10. fantome profane

    fantome profane Have you read the Mueller Report?
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    Good answer. But both the person providing the service and the person paying for the service have certain expectations they need to meet.
     
  11. esmith

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    Sorry you are stretching the concept way to far . What "service" does the payer give to the payee; cash is not a service.
     
  12. BSM1

    BSM1 Who's a good boy?

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    The trade was not in consideration of work done or to be done. It was simply a swap.
     
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