The USA: The Trump Years

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  1. cwej

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    Let's face it, I'm doing this for the same narcissistic reasons that Trump ran for election. To be the creator of a topic that's going to run and run..

    First up, Trump has changed his mind about abolishing Obamacare... one of his first and biggest campaign promises... :D

    What a joke.
     
  2. Ag

    Ag Just tax the stupid people. And let them die

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    Too many The's in the title.
     
  3. Ag

    Ag Just tax the stupid people. And let them die

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    I predicted (as did many others no doubt) that most the campaigning was complete bluff and bluster (possibly on the scale of the worlds biggest prank) and he obviously WON'T BUILD A WALL or BAN MUSLIMS. What he'll do instead is of course an unknown.
     
  4. COB

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    He's apparently considering Sarah Palin and Rudy Giuliani for his cabinet :eyes:
     
  5. RobotBoy

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    It's going to be fascinating to watch what happens. He almost certainly wasn't expecting to win and said some of the most outrageous things on the campaign trail... I imagine the reality is going to be FAR more moderate.

    Whilst his campaign took Republican insanity to a new level, I doubt he actually shares much vision with the party at all.
     
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  6. COB

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    I personally can't wait to see how Melania Trump tackles cyberbullying.
     
  7. Phoenix

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    I'm sure Michelle has a speech about it somewhere.
     
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  8. Phoenix

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    It's not him personally who is scary but all the people he is hiring (his transitional team include his family and some of worst US politicians).

    Also the illusion of the US not being a very racist country is gone, the KKK are back in force and you keep hearing reports of attacks all over.
     
  9. Jætike

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    Where have all the competent politicians gone? Or are they non-existent before an envelope gets passed under the table?
     
  10. Penelope

    Penelope FYFFES FOR ALL

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    There's not really a great deal to be done when the system in America is now so fucked that both the president *and* Congress are controlled by the party that won several million fewer votes in elections for both.
     
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    I'm sure Michelle has a speech about it somewh- nah, sorry, the Melania-Michelle echo chamber joke has been done to death. Still funny though.

    Here's how I feel about the past week.

    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="de"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Let me sum up this past week in one simple gif <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Trumpageddon?src=hash">#Trumpageddon</a> <a href="https://t.co/gX4a7Nb2ru">pic.twitter.com/gX4a7Nb2ru</a></p>&mdash; René Denfeld (@Renestance) <a href="https://twitter.com/Renestance/status/797526755670196224">12. November 2016</a></blockquote>
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  12. cwej

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    One of the most competent America have ever had has just been beaten by one of the least competent. That's how little faith (or how much stupidity) the electorate have.

    I was just thinking, if they get on with it soon then I'd love to see Meryl Streep playing Clinton in the film version.
     
  13. Sharla

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    [​IMG]

    One bullet could take them both out. Just one bullet.
     
  14. RobotBoy

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    It's surely almost certain?
     
  15. RaspberrySwirl

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    Which is why the reality of him winning will be such a disaster for the angry, anti-establishment people who voted for him.
     
  16. Shirley

    Shirley DEATH METAL KARAOKE

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    :zombie:
     
  17. lolly

    lolly Rowena? From Kuwait?

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    Hasn't Pen told us Farage is really quite unwell? Why won't he JUST DIE?
     
  18. RobotBoy

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    Yup.
     
  19. Jætike

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    Wonder who will be the first to call Trump out on lying about his electoral promises
     
  20. RobotBoy

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    LOCK HIM UP

    LOCK HIM UP

    Oh, sorry, I forgot that's only applicable to women who've not broken any laws.
     
  21. Penelope

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    I imagine chronic lower back pain is easier to deal with when you're just flouncing around doing the odd interview and publicity stunt rather than campaigning 24/7, as he had done for about five years solid. Fingers crossed a heart attack finishes him off sooner rather than later.
     
  22. Penelope

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    He's appointed the open white supremacist Steve Bannon as his Chief Strategist :gross:
     
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    News: Farage now IMMORTAL :(
     
  24. Penelope

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    :D :gross: :(
     
  25. lolly

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    I assumed you meant something TERMINAL, not a dodgy back :(
     
  26. Penelope

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    If it's any consolation, he's spent most of the last two years in agony.
     
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    You should see how the Le Pens are jubilating here :zombie:
     
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    Even scarier -- the elevator in Trump Tower looks so much like Hitler's at the Berghof it's tough to ignore.
     
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    <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en-gb"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I call this &quot;The 4 ages of man&quot; <a href="https://t.co/xfb4CX6CCU">pic.twitter.com/xfb4CX6CCU</a></p>&mdash; Wu Ming (@twlldun) <a href="https://twitter.com/twlldun/status/723478049384214528">22 April 2016</a></blockquote>
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  30. cwej

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    I still haven't come to terms with the fact that this unpresidented moron is in charge of effectively the world.
     
  31. Ag

    Ag Just tax the stupid people. And let them die

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    :rolleyes:
     
  32. cwej

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    (Intentional...)
     
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    Not sure where we previously discussing Rebecca Ferguson playing inauguration, but I'm sure you'll all be disappointed to find out, she has declined.
     
  35. jivafox

    jivafox Stay sexy don’t get murdered

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    So has Charlotte Church :cry:
     
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    If I were invited to sing I'd say yes and then when the cameras were rolling I'd just start shouting obscenities.

    Poor old Cwej thought this thread was going to run and run, but I get the feeling that people just cannot be dealing with this man (Trump not cwej) I still can't bring myself to watch videos of him talking.

    PS: South Park is so great now because it's like watching a concurrent documentary about this whole thing.
     
  37. jivafox

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    I can't believe somebody hasn't taken that opportunity. It would hardly be a career killer.
     
  38. Ag

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    :D :D

    But also, it's not started yet.
     
  39. Penelope

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    Would you really rule out the career killer of someone LITERALLY killing them? :D
     
  40. Penelope

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    The hearings for Jeff Sessions (an Alabama Senator rejected for the Supreme Court for racism in the *80s* who came out with stuff like "I used to like the KKK until I found out they smoked pot") for Attorney General are going well.

     

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