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The Trump presidency.
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RenewableCandy



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PostPosted: Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:20 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What do you think will actually happen, VT?

I mean, in a way the USA is in a position to ignore everyone else on the planet if it so choose, and the 'state' is so well-armed nobody, 2A notwithstanding, can get anywhere near throwing it over.

Meanwhile the individual states seem to be formulating their own ways of getting by (direct trade negotiations with Canada being an example I heard of recently).
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 27, 2017 12:34 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

RenewableCandy wrote:
What do you think will actually happen, VT?

I mean, in a way the USA is in a position to ignore everyone else on the planet if it so choose, and the 'state' is so well-armed nobody, 2A notwithstanding, can get anywhere near throwing it over.

Meanwhile the individual states seem to be formulating their own ways of getting by (direct trade negotiations with Canada being an example I heard of recently).
Tough question that. The news today was falling Trump's way but I doubt it is enough to overcome his shortcomings.
My wild A$$ed guess today?
Within a year Trump will have a heart attack or stroke either real or feigned and he will resign for health reasons letting Pence take over and try to pick up the pieces.
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PostPosted: Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

RenewableCandy wrote:
Meanwhile the individual states seem to be formulating their own ways of getting by


Have you read Treasure Islands by Nicholas Shaxson, RC? If not, you should, it's fascinating even while your blood is boiling.

The Delaware story is...unsurprising. Laughing
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I have.

It almost raised my blood pressure to Normal.
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