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Trumps poll approval improved a bit after his missile strike on Syria but now could be  levelling off .

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So the military intervention seems to have stopped a poll slide, for now, but there is still a significant approval deficit.

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  1. Nelly Smickers

     /  13th April 2017

    You can expect a *rise in the polls* with this decision……..the *US Federal Court* finally brings America into the 21st century ❗

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  3. Trumpenreich

     /  13th April 2017

    The United Airlines story has imploded on the Social Justice Warriors. So much for all the race hustling about the asian “vicitm” of white supremacism.

    Turns out said “victim” offered drugs in return for sex with a young man. Also has a psychiatric history noting his control, anger management issues and his inability to speak honestly.

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    • Most of the coverage shows how poorly the passenger was treated and how poorly United Airlines looks over their action and reaction.

      Attacking the passenger with claims about his past is irrelevant to what happened. It makes United Airlines look even worse.

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      • Trumpenreich

         /  13th April 2017

        You are missing the point, 1 billion + Chinese are getting their chopsticks bent out of shape because “muh racism”. Its obvious the guy is a first class a-hole and deserves zero sympathy as he precipitated events.

        Countless millions fly United Airlines and aren’t getting beaten up. That a-hole got had it coming to him. #Karma

        PS – they are not claims, they are facts.

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        • You’re missing the point. UA acted very poorly. Dredging up the man’s past is dirty.

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          • Trumpenreich

             /  13th April 2017

            No it is not, his character is central to this, you really want to pretend it is a mere coincidence that a sleaze bad crim assessed as having “anger management” issues ends up in an altercation on an airline that millions use without somehow getting their butts dragged off flights?

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            • High Flying Duck

               /  13th April 2017

              Yes, it has been completely overlooked that there were 4 passengers asked to leave and three of them left peacefully albeit reluctantly.
              Only one cried racism and then squealed when he required forcible removal.
              That said, the officer did not use due care in removing him from his seat. Force was obviously necessary, but when he was dragged into the arm rest and made to bleed there was an issue.
              United were in their rights to remove the man but handled the aftermath very badly.

            • Trumpenreich

               /  13th April 2017

              “it has been completely overlooked”

              Deliberately, for the usual anti white anti western agenda.

              “handled the aftermath very badly.”

              They need to hit the “culprit is a sexual degenerate psycho” narrative hard and fast. But they won’t, more likely they will pussy out and start grovelling obsequiously at some point.

            • Nelly Smickers

               /  13th April 2017

              There is another tried and proven *passenger configuration* that United could consider re-introducing ❓

      • United Airlines. Man, have I heard some horror stories about them. They choose passengers based on FF status or lack thereof, destination complications, carry on bag only=tick, late check in=tick. I never understand why they don’t have a few private jets at bigger airports to ferry must fly staff.

        I take issue that the man’s personal life being scandalous and criminal won’t help United though. It is a fact in their favour with regards to customer brand recognition. Though NOTHING condones the over zealous action; sex, bribery and dispensing drugs illegally won’t do the passenger any favours as far as comparative character analysis goes as that registers subliminally with customers. That he has a low character and a criminal past, won’t affect him when it comes to the law though. Even though United had, under their terms of carriage, justification to remove, passenger surely is liable for some compensation – physical, mental and to his reputation

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        • Trumpenreich

           /  13th April 2017

          “passenger surely is liable for some compensation”

          Why are you so sure? The fact he is a sleazy sexual degenerate should have lots of red lights flashing on your dashboard – just what happened in the lead up and who did or said what to dramatically escalate the situation?

          “won’t affect him when it comes to the law though. ”

          Yes we all know the law is an ass, especially when the system has been pumped fill of Leftoid activist judges the last generation or so.

          Trump will start purging them soon enough, if he hasn’t already started.

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    • lurcher1948

       /  13th April 2017

      Has been debunked, different person,United is getting sued are Huffpost

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      • Trumpenreich

         /  13th April 2017

        Not it hasn’t, not mistaken identity, get your facts right.

        #FAKENEWS

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    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  13th April 2017

      Hardly necessary for him to speak when there are multiple videos of him being beaten up and dragged out. And it seems he was truthful in regard to being a doctor and having patients to see. I think you are flogging a dead horse for United here. And he has hired an excellent lawyer apparently so United is checking its bank account as is the Chicago police dept.

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    • High Flying Duck

       /  13th April 2017

      And this is, without any irony, being gleefully reported by the same outlets that 2 minutes ago thought Trump was in Putin’s pocket.
      There is an element of brinkmanship in all such negotiations. Especially when following on from the “great orator” who thought words without actions could solve all ills, but only emboldened Russia’s expansionism.
      The appeasement of the past 8 years didn’t exactly fill the world with peace and flowers did it?

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      • Trumpenreich

         /  13th April 2017

        Exactly

        Notice how hard the ‘Trump is a Russian Puppet/Agent” meme peddled by the usual media suspects Huff Po Washington Post, CNN vanished real fast.

        Globalists want Assad gone and replaced with the same type of jihadist shit storm we are witnessing in Libya, Iraq.

        Of course Israel has NOTHING do with any of this, right?

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      • Gezza

         /  13th April 2017

        “The appeasement of the past 8 years didn’t exactly fill the world with peace and flowers did it?”

        Well no, but the US unilaterally attacking & invading Iraq because their president was a doofus & apparently considered this was the right thing to do to make the world safe didn’t exactly make the entire Middle East, North African, central African & Eurasian regions as well as Europe more peaceful & safe, did it? What do you think are the essential differences here?

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        • High Flying Duck

           /  13th April 2017

          Well I suppose it comes down to whether you think the invasion of Iraq and toppling of Saddam was the catalist of today’s issues, or whether Obama deserting Iraq and effectively leaving a vacuum was the catalyst for ISIS emerging as a terrorist power.
          The invasion of Iraq by Bush, for all it’s faults played a large role in defeating Al Qeda.
          And there is little doubt that the withdrawal of US troops was a catalyst to the emergence of ISIS and its growth in power.

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          • Gezza

             /  13th April 2017

            Well, yes, I think it was. & this not just my opinion. Americans don’t mind fighting wars if that means other people having to be buried – until their own children start coming home in body bags. Then they tend to want their Presidents to get them out of it.

            But if it’s all got right out of control, some don’t seem to mind attacking other countries again, & their generals with names like “mad dog” are very keen, obviously, as long as they can use drones & missiles & play video games with them from a safe distance, essentially.

            However, ultimately to stop the rot & make everybody behave the way they want them to, they need to put a lot of boots on the ground, and then the locals want them gone because they behave in ways that are offensive to them & anyway, they don’t belong there.

            So, it gets very expensive starting wars all over the place, because they think that’s their God-given right. And telling the world you have just told President Xi what he is to do also doesn’t seem like a great idea because there a quite a lot of chinese people who may consider this has has made thrir president lose face. I feel Trumpy may be a bit impetuous & ignorant about a lot of things Mad Dog may not be interested in.

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            • High Flying Duck

               /  13th April 2017

              That was definitely in your top 5 rants that I can recall. Kudos!

              To be fair, there were a few thousand American deaths in their country as a precursor to invading Iraq, and despite no weapons being found Saddam had been strongly intimating he had them – I guess lying doesn’t pay!

              While the war itself was in hindsight (and for many in foresight) a bad decision, it remains that Obama made things worse by getting out of dodge as fast as possible, and then completely abdicated any role in maintaining stability.

              you mention the issues of going to war and ignore the multitude of genocides and atrocities that have been and are still perpetuated because people and nations do nothing.

              Syria
              Rwanda
              Sudan
              Bosnia
              Kosovo

              So you can tell the US to butt out because of the carnage they cause, and leave the world to it’s own, or you can say that powerful nations have a responsibility play a role in enforcing the peace.

              If the international solution to chemical weapons attacks on civilians is to “do nothing” something is very wrong.

            • Trumpenreich

               /  13th April 2017

              “Americans don’t mind fighting wars if that means other people having to be buried ”

              Wrong, Trump is in and Globalism is out, precisely because of all the quagmires the USA got led into by neo cons/jews.

              Its no coincident that the carnage in the ME suits Israel very nicely.

              Non white tribes don’t do liberal democracy, human rights etc, so why keep trying to force it on them, and why transplant millions of them to replace white populations in the West?

              The only way arab tribes behave themselves and stop trying to exterminate each other is when they have an iron fisted ruler like Assad, Qaddafi or Hussein knocking heads together.

            • Gezza

               /  13th April 2017

              If the Trumpian solution to establishing who actually used the chemical weapons is my intelligence guys, wotstheirnames, told me he did, & I trust them implicitly, about some things snyway, today anyway, so I’m gonna blow some of that guy’s shit up, something might not be all that right.

            • Gezza

               /  13th April 2017

              And what do you mean “rants” ❓ 😡
              A sometimes obliquely illustrative explanation is not a rant. 😳

            • Gezza

               /  13th April 2017

              I will say in his favour that probably the Defence Department will be getting some money back because Trump will most likely be demanding a refund for Tomahawk #60 because he doesn’t pay tradespersons if he’s happy with their work.

            • Gezza

               /  13th April 2017

              * not happy with their work. I don’t know where that not went, but I’ve found it now.

            • High Flying Duck

               /  13th April 2017

              Not sure where you got the idea that it was the US who verified the chem attack:

              “British scientists have found sarin in samples taken from the site of an alleged chemical gas attack in Syria.

              Britain’s UN Ambassador Matthew Rycroft told the UN Security Council samples taken from the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun and analysed by British scientists tested positive for sarin or a sarin-like substance.

              “The United Kingdom therefore shares the US assessment that it is highly likely that the regime was responsible for a sarin attack on Khan Sheikhoun on 4 April,” Mr Rycroft told the UN Security Council…

              The majority of the international community has blamed the attack, which killed 87 people including many children, on Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad.

              Turkey has also claimed to have found evidence of sarin gas use after testing the bodies of the victims.”

              http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/syria-chemical-attack-sarin-gas-khan-sheikhoun-assad-strike-uk-ambassador-to-un-british-scientists-a7680556.html

              It has been covered elsewhere by the oracle of YourNZ (Al) that the Russian explanation of rebels using the Sarin was highly unlikely.

            • Gezza

               /  13th April 2017

              There is probably no debate that Sarin was involved. The British agreed that Saddam had weapons of mass destruction & was an imminent threat. Turkey doesn’t like Assad. Quite a lot of European countries don’t like Turkey. Turkey needs friends. It wants to attack the kurds. If you could point me in the specific direction of Al’s assessment ot the situation I would be happy to further consider the probabilities in respect of his being right in this case.

              Aljaz showed footage this morning of renewed attacks by Assad’s forces on some part of some town where *rebels* are currently doing their best to kill some of his fans. They re-ran the footage to show that cluster nombs are being dropped on the city, with the reporter’s observation that cluster bombs are illegal weapins of war. They don’t like Assad either.

            • Gezza

               /  13th April 2017

              nombs = bombs
              weapins = weapons

            • Alan Wilkinson

               /  13th April 2017

              It’s as likely that Assad didn’t drop the Ssarin bombs as that Russians didn’t shoot down MH17 or that God made Gezza so perverse.

              I won’t be holding my breath waiting for any of those to be proven.

            • Gezza

               /  13th April 2017

              I think one needs to have actual evidence before putting tomahawks through people’s front doors Al. But I also think he should get a refund on #60. You pay US$1.5-2 m for a product, you expect the bloody thing to work.

            • High Flying Duck

               /  13th April 2017

              So from your answer, unless Syria admit it, or Russia, North Korea or Iran (who are the only countries who have denied this was a Syrian attack) change their tune, it was a stitch up.

              Aid agencies are obviously also on the Trump Train!

              “The postmortem results add to mounting evidence that the attack involved deliberate use of chemical weapons by a Syrian warplane. Aid agencies, including Médecins Sans Frontières and medics in Turkey, said patients showed clear symptoms of exposure to sarin.

              But Muallem denounced the “chorus” of accusations against Syria, which he said was launched by countries known for their hostility towards Damascus.”

              https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/06/postmortems-confirm-syria-chemical-attack-turkey-says

              “Victims of the attack showed signs of nerve gas exposure, the World Health Organization and Doctors Without Borders said, including suffocation, foaming at the mouth, convulsions, constricted pupils and involuntary defecation. Paramedics were using fire hoses to wash the chemicals from the bodies of victims.
              Medical teams also reported smelling bleach on survivors of the attack, suggesting chlorine gas was also used, Doctors Without Borders said.
              The magnitude of the attack was reflected in the images of the dead — children piled in heaps for burial, a father carrying his lifeless young twins.”

              “A top Syrian rebel representative said he held U.N. mediator Staffan De Mistura “personally responsible” for the attack. Mohammad Alloush, the rebels’ chief negotiator at U.N.-mediated talks with the Syrian government, said the envoy must begin labeling the Syrian government as responsible for killing civilians. He said the U.N.’s silence “legitimizes” the strategy.
              “The true solution for Syria is to put Bashar Assad, the chemical weapons user, in court, and not at the negotiations table,” said Alloush, who is an official in the Islam Army rebel faction.
              Syria’s rebels, and the Islam Army in particular, are also accused of human rights abuses in Syria, but rights watchdogs attribute the overwhelming portion of civilian causalities over the course of the six-year war to the actions of government forces and their allies.”

              http://time.com/4728155/nerve-gas-sarin-chlorine-syria-chemica-attack/

            • Gezza

               /  13th April 2017

              “So from your answer, unless Syria admit it, or Russia, North Korea or Iran (who are the only countries who have denied this was a Syrian attack) change their tune, it was a stitch up”

              That is not impossible. But what I am more concerned about is what Trump has in mind for the government arrangements for Syria. At the moment, probably nothing. And when he will next decide, on a whim, that the best thing to do is just attack someone. This is not wise. He is not exactly a paragon of virtue.

            • High Flying Duck

               /  13th April 2017

              I’ll end it here – but Trump has been asking Russia to step up so a solution can be found that removes the murderous current leader and replaces him with someone that meets multilateral approval. It is Russia who want to leave the US to it and fulminate on the sidelines.
              Trump is doing everything right – at this stage.
              The alternative is to let people get gassed.

  5. High Flying Duck

     /  13th April 2017

    The other big story is, of course, the fall of Steve Bannon.
    Once again the media angle has been that Trump was Bannon’s puppet and simply doing his populist bidding. Once again this reporting was simply incorrect.
    Trump surrounds himself with strong people with differing views and encourages debate and argument to ensure all views are challenged and forced to be properly backed up. This is to my mind a very good way to govern. It seems to confuse the press somewhat though as they are used to united fronts and people all thinking the same way.
    What Trump sees as getting a rounded viewpoint others see as dissension and disharmony.
    In Bannon’s case, it would appear if he can’t defend his positions, he’ll lose his place at the top table.

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    • Trumpenreich

       /  13th April 2017

      How much of a fall is it? He’s not gone.

      Bannon is hard core nationalist white identitarian. He is a much needed warrior to help slay the Globalist many headed serpent.

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      • Blazer

         /  13th April 2017

        go and respray yourself with ..creosote…you’re wearing…thin.

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    • High Flying Duck

       /  13th April 2017

      Yes the mocking continues. But back in the real world it seems inroads ate being made:

      “China’s abstention from a United Nations resolution condemning the chemical attack in Syria is the most significant sign yet of warmer ties between Xi Jinping and Donald Trump after they met last week.”

      The vote shows that China’s president appears intent to build on the rapport Trump says the two leaders established in their first meeting at the US leader’s Florida resort. His unilateral decision to launch almost 60 cruise missiles on a Syrian airbase in retaliation for the attack has raised concerns in Asia about a similar strike against North Korea, a Chinese ally.”

      http://i.stuff.co.nz/world/americas/donald-trumps-america/91571755/chinas-split-with-russia-on-syria-signals-warmer-ties-with-us

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  7. Putin twit to Trump after MOAB launched against ISIS cave complex in Afghanistan “Mine ‘s still bigger than yours!”. and he wasn’t talking about hands either.

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