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#297873 - 01/04/17 09:49 PM Re: Serious question re: Trump [Re: Ezekiel]
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The rules and guidelines will continue to be enforce. I have felt very strongly many times here and found upon reflection that taking the high road was best.
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#297874 - 01/04/17 09:51 PM Re: Serious question re: Trump [Re: Ujest Shurly]
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Originally Posted By: Ujest Shurly
That is a question every military person has, the answer is simple, not liked but simple. Respect the Office and that for which it stands. Address the holder of that office by the proper title. It does not mean you have to like anything the holder does or says. It goes further for the military, but for us civilians, we can respect and oppose the individual.

So, I will address Mr Trump as Presdent-elect and as President come this Jan 20th.

Excuse me now, I have to go throw up, my colon has a blockage causing a back up.

We''re not in the military. False equivalence. Hmm
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#297875 - 01/04/17 09:52 PM Re: Serious question re: Trump [Re: Phil Hoskins]
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Originally Posted By: Phil Hoskins
The rules and guidelines will continue to be enforce. I have felt very strongly many times here and found upon reflection that taking the high road was best.

Please. rolleyes

These bitches (CONservatives) want a street fight. I say bring it, bitches!! mad
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#297876 - 01/04/17 09:55 PM Re: Serious question re: Trump [Re: Ezekiel]
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Originally Posted By: Ezekiel
Respect, in my book, is earned

I feel that way too!!! Bow .

Originally Posted By: Ezekiel
Fascist. Racist. Con man. Liar. The list is endless.

Exactly! Hmm


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#297877 - 01/04/17 09:57 PM Re: Serious question re: Trump [Re: pdx rick]
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There is a standard in the military which IS directly applicable. We observe OUR standards to avoid becoming THEM. I will always seek truth, express myself, and fight oppression - but I will do so with dignity and honor, even if my opponent does not. I will not become them.
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#297879 - 01/04/17 10:04 PM Re: Serious question re: Trump [Re: pdx rick]
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Originally Posted By: pdx rick

These bitches (CONservatives) want a street fight. I say bring it, bitches!! mad


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#297881 - 01/04/17 10:12 PM Re: Serious question re: Trump [Re: NW Ponderer]
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Originally Posted By: NW Ponderer
There is a standard in the military which IS directly applicable. We observe OUR standards to avoid becoming THEM. I will always seek truth, express myself, and fight oppression - but I will do so with dignity and honor, even if my opponent does not. I will not become them.

You're classy, I'm not. I'm a simple blue-collar guy with a street-level mentality. (After all, my parents were Republicans smile )

I say, fight those mean, nasty, cheap and chintzy, stingy CONservative bitches and get every last one of them to scream "Uncle!"
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#297884 - 01/04/17 10:53 PM Re: Serious question re: Trump [Re: pdx rick]
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Originally Posted By: pdx rick
We''re not in the military. False equivalence. Hmm


I was, thus the basis for my solution to the President-elect Trump Gordian Knot idea
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#297898 - 01/05/17 05:14 AM Re: Serious question re: Trump [Re: pondering_it_all]
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Originally Posted By: pondering_it_all
I doubt we will have to deal with a President Trump for very long. He has a very short attention span. Either he won't be capable of acting the part for that long and quit, get impeached, or be assassinated. POTUS has a huge set of constraints and Trump doesn't handle constraints well. He's already ditching the press corp, skipping briefings, tweeting about the intelligence agencies, etc.

I'd put the odds of a full four year term with none of the above at 10%. I think the odds of assassination are very high: Hijacking the Republican Party and getting elected is a huge troll (in the internet sense, not the fairy tale sense). The person who does it is an even bigger troll, and there have to be hundreds of people who want that kind of notoriety. (Not me, of course, merely an observation.)


If Litvinenko had survived, his views on Putin's intentions toward President-elect Trump would be very interesting.
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#297913 - 01/05/17 07:04 PM Re: Serious question re: Trump [Re: Phil Hoskins]
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Originally Posted By: Phil Hoskins
The rules and guidelines will continue to be enforce. I have felt very strongly many times here and found upon reflection that taking the high road was best.

My new name for Trump - for the other blogs that I go to: Lying small-hand Orange Man™

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