How can you not love this guy.....

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  1. basicstrategy777, Jun 23, 2018

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    The last 16 years of my career I traveled world wide consulting with some of the largest financial organizations in the world. Several times I accompanied a colleague (and good friend) who was Italian-Australian. and a Bhuddist to boot He knew his way around Asia and Italy, 2 of my most frequently visited areas, and spoke several languages.

    Anyway, many times our clients would bring in meals (lunch and dinner) and they were feasts. One night we were on our own for dinner and my friend asked me where I would like to go. I told him I would just as soon stay in and do sit-ups (I was having trouble keeping the pounds off). He said come with me I have a simple solution.

    We went to a nice restaurant, ordered a nice dinner (we were on per diem). The dinner came and, of course, it was way too much food. My friend said it's ok, eat what you can. I barely touched it, nor did my friend. After coffee he asked our server for 2 take-away boxes. Ahh, I get it, we will eat sparingly back at the hotel room.

    We left the restaurant and it wasn't long before we came across a destitute person, begging on the street. My friend handed the beggar our to go boxes, said something to him in the native language, and we went our way. He never said anything to me about it, but I understood.

    After that, I always got a to go box when I was traveling in another city. I usually had no problem giving it away.
     
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    Yes, this is by far, the "greatest" thing trump's ever done. How could anybody not love him. Did you know, that over a hundred people showed up to watch him talk, in MN the other night ? :) And some of them even got to see themselves on their I-phones. It was just "wonderful" :cool: Providing lunch for starving doctors, many of whom hadn't eaten since breakfast. Does this count? NO MAN, it doesn't. :)
     
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    Thats twice the population of Duluth. Must be people from the Twin Cities visiting the Casino,
     
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    What goes around, comes around....good and bad......you will be rewarded, in some unexpected way, someday.

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    So.....when I asked does donating steaks and food to the VA hospital count for Trump doing something good....you said NO.

    How about this....getting the remains of soldiers that died in the Korean war back to their family's..".President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un signed an agreement at their historic summit in Singapore. “The United States and the DPRK commit to recovering POW/MIA remains, including the immediate repatriation of those already identified.”..............does this count ?

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    NEWS....JUST IN.........."North Korea repatriated the remains of 200 U.S. soldiers missing from the Korean War on Wednesday, according to President Trump, a week after the issue was raised at a landmark summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un"


    It appears, dispite much doubt about the summit agreement, that Kimmy boy is doing what he agreed to do, and the summit is starting to yield results.......much to the dismay of the duck and his progressive radical liberal friends.

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    He did not donate anything. He just transferred food, payed for by the taxpayers, to a very needy, hospital staff, so that it might be consumed, before it spoiled. There was no great noble gesture involved, just the intentional appearance of one. I'm sure the staff, really malnourished, and the food got there just in time. It was GRANDSTANDING.
    If the NKs in fact do return the remains of MIAs, I'm sure this would offer some comfort and closure, to the families involved. In doing so, they are not really giving up anything that would be of any use to them, so I don't see this as any great surender of anything. Since they have been holding these remains for some 65+ years, for whatever reason, one might wonder, what they recieved in return, to cause this change of "heart"? I would like to see a full and accurate accounting, of precisely, what concessions were made by both sides in this "historic" summit. Post it if can find it, it might be very interesting, but useless if we can't see the entire document. :cool:
     
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  9. basicstrategy777, Jun 24, 2018

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    donate
    verb give, present, contribute, grant, commit, gift, hand out, subscribe, endow, chip in (informal), bestow, entrust,impart, bequeath, make a gift of .


    The food was ordered by the executive branch....the President is in charge of the executive branch.....the food would not have been there if he did not initiate things.....in essence, it was his to do with as he wished.......he could have thrown it away....he did not....he donated it to the VA hospital........it was a nice thing to do; unnecessary and not required.......you do not think it was nice, put your spin on it , and speak like a treacherous democrat that you are.....BOOOOOOOO..

    It appears you think that families getting back their war dead is not a good thing either ; it was only accomplished because of Trump, and nobody else. HE put the condition in the agreement and it is being done......

    A rational person would not take the stance you are taking........I officially place you on the side of the resistence and an enemy of America. You will be treated accordingly.

    RE: the agreement......It's 2 full pages....can you handle it:

    June 12, 2018, 12:15 PM
    Here is the agreement Trump and Kim signed

    Following their private meeting and a meeting with their delegations in Singapore Tuesday.

    • The full text of what Mr. Trump and Kim signed:

    Joint Statement of President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea at the Singapore Summit

    President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a first, historic summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018.

    President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un conducted a comprehensive, in-depth, and sincere exchange of opinions on the issues related to the establishment of new U.S.–DPRK relations and the building of a lasting and robust peace regime on the Korean Peninsula. President Trump committed to provide security guarantees to the DPRK, and Chairman Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his firm and unwavering commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.

    Convinced that the establishment of new U.S.–DPRK relations will contribute to the peace and prosperity of the Korean Peninsula and of the world, and recognizing that mutual confidence building can promote the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un state the following:

    1. The United States and the DPRK commit to establish new U.S.–DPRK relations in accordance with the desire of the peoples of the two countries for peace and prosperity.
    2. The United States and the DPRK will join their efforts to build a lasting and stable peace regime on the Korean Peninsula.
    3. Reaffirming the April 27, 2018 Panmunjom Declaration, the DPRK commits to work toward complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
    4. The United States and the DPRK commit to recovering POW/MIA remains, including the immediate repatriation of those already identified.
    Having acknowledged that the U.S.–DPRK summit—the first in history—was an epochal event of great significance in overcoming decades of tensions and hostilities between the two countries and for the opening up of a new future, President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un commit to implement the stipulations in this joint statement fully and expeditiously. The United States and the DPRK commit to hold follow-on negotiations, led by the U.S. Secretary of State, Mike Pompeo, and a relevant high-level DPRK official, at the earliest possible date, to implement the outcomes of the U.S.–DPRK summit.

    President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic People's Republic of Korea have committed to cooperate for the development of new U.S.–DPRK relations and for the promotion of peace, prosperity, and security of the Korean Peninsula and of the world.




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    "Where in my post, did I say anything even remotely like, it was not a good idea, for the families, to get back their war dead. :confused: You are a lying piece of blowhard shit! Hear's the post again, my comment on the war dead, and the families involved, is the first sentence of the second paragraph. You are a fucking liar! And pretty damn stupid to boot. :mad: :cool:
     
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    As far as I'm concerned President Trump can grandstand (and should) all he wants. I have no political affiliation. My policy has always been to never vote for incumbents. President Trump will be my first. The more hatred levied against the President and his family by the left only validates my opinion. In fact, I would vote for any one of his children should they choose to run for President.

    My personal belief is that the hatred towards the President is not due to his history or personality, it is because he is doing the things the left stands for, but can't or won't do when the left has the opportunity to do it.

    I have not seen anything different in the character of this President then what was publicly displayed by Bill Clinton, and that we now know is probably a common trait in all of our countries leaders.

    Acts of rage are never going to sway people of common sense. Accomplishments do.
     
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    Read what I've written. It's not about any hatred for the president. My statement on the food thing was that it was not good. I said this because it was not done as a noble gesture, but as a means of grandstanding. If the event was cancelled, then it was either give the food away, or throw it away. It could have been givin to the V.A. Annoimously, why, not? :cool: It's about perspective, dammit!
     
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  13. eDiceGuy, Jun 24, 2018

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    I have read what you've written and I find you to be an intelligent person who does provide good advice at times, and the occasional witty response.

    In my opinion, your use of the term "grandstanding" implied some sort of negative connotation that this President does not deserve, especially if he were to be held to the same standard that has been given to prior presidents.

    My point is the he does need to blow his horn more, because he is not getting the positive ink that he truly deserves.

    Enjoy your Sunday. I am off to Bucky's in Prescott, AZ as it has come to my attention that they have installed an Interblock Roulette machine. Have to give it a spin.
     
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  14. basicstrategy777, Jun 24, 2018

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    So....are you saying the President did a good thing? ..........I must have mis-understood, because you didn't say he did a good thing........did he do a good thing or do want to keep dancing.

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    Ok,the food for doctors program, I'm not impressed with. Maybe somebody else might be, I can see that.
    The "summit" as best I can read what was agreed upon, I'll give him a "B" for a grade. It seems, they agreed to stop talking about nuking each other, and start talking about what would bring peace and prosperity, to the Korean Peninsula. This I deem to be a "GOOD" thing, with an outside chance of being a "GREAT" thing. So, by what can be gleaned from the info provided, I'll score Trump, a good mark.
    Now, about that WALL thing. I think $50 billion was the amount requested, but I don't think congress will ever appropriate the money, to fund the executive order. Why then, don't you head-up a "citizens, to fund the wall"
    Campaign, as your final act of devout patriotism. A donating person could even have a section of the wall named after them, which would give them a small piece of immortality. Now, if we can get 100 million people to donate $500 each, that's $50 billion. What do you think? :) Let's do it, let's save this country, now! :cool:
     
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  16. basicstrategy777, Jun 24, 2018

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    I think he is just looking for 25 billion......I have a feeling the house will pass the immigration bill this week.....the senate will be a real challenge.....but if they impose the nuclear option they have a shot........60 votes is a real stretch.

    It will be a semi-miracle if something goes thru.....the dems just cannot help in ANY way or the election in Nov really goes down the tubes.....it is really sad to see the country so, so divided that rational thought cannot be king.....hate is king and it is growing.



    “A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear.”
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    The food being put to good use is a good thing. I grew up poor, wasting food was a no-no. That being said, I doubt (and hope) it wasn't Trump's decision. That kind of decision shouldn't be on his radar screen. The CEO of GM doesn't personally oversee the changing of the ass-whipe in the employee shithouse.
     
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    This bit of GRANDSTANDING, may have been his primary purpose, for cancelling the picnic. Don't be so easily fooled "wise one" and by THAT, I mean smart ass. :D
     
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