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  1. Gezza

     /  June 19, 2018

    Very dodgy, this lot. How much more oppressive & provocative behaviour do they want to get away with, unseen, now?

    Israel considering law to ban photographing or filming of IDF soldiers
    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/israeli-knesset-ban-photographing-filming-idf-soldiers-recording-journalists-robert-ilatov-a8371426.html

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  2. Corky

     /  June 19, 2018

    Germany wants a rethink on immigration. Unfortunately it’s too late thanks to Frau Merkel.

    President Trumpy spells it out in plain language for the Germans.

    https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/trump-angela-merkel-germany-refugees-sanctuary-twitter-us-immigration-a8404501.html

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    • Gezza

       /  June 19, 2018

      The comments are more interesting than the article.

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      • Corky

         /  June 19, 2018

        It’s Britain. They hate Trump. Couple that to a low IQ and wallah.

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        • Gezza

           /  June 19, 2018

          Well I saw a few that obviously like Trump but it sure sounds like as usual his statement about crime levels there are false. He’s not one to bother checking whether anything he says is true.

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    • Patzcuaro

       /  June 19, 2018

      @Corky Frau Merkel and Herr Trump or Chancellor Merkel and President Trump.

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  3. sorethumb

     /  June 19, 2018

    I had a thought about NK. I thought Kim (12345) might want to “come in from the cold”; “reverse back down the NK cul de sac” etc. What if his position is more akin to that German who kept his daughter(s) in a basement and made her pregnant?

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    • Gezza

       /  June 19, 2018

      How often are these kinds of jumbled thoughts occurring & do you tell friends or family about them?

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  4. Alan Wilkinson

     /  June 19, 2018

    The IG report from a Trump supporter perspective:
    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/commentary-for-trump-supporters-doj-ig-report/

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  5. MaureenW

     /  June 19, 2018

    Comey under investigation for Handling of Classified Information .. and must be one of the five FBI agents being investigated.

    http://dailycaller.com/2018/06/18/comey-under-investigation/

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  6. Joe Bloggs

     /  June 19, 2018

    Liar.

    Nielsen herself actually announced the policy during a border tour on May 31

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  7. Joe Bloggs

     /  June 19, 2018

    American Civics 101:
    • Republicans have a majority in the House
    • Republicans have a majority in the Senate
    • Republicans have a majority on the Supreme Court
    • Republicans control the Presidency

    Change them yourself arsehole

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    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  June 19, 2018

      He did and the Democrats used their favourite politically-appointed judges to block his laws. Now these are slowly working their way up to the Supreme Court to remove the blockages.

      Meanwhile the Senate is appointing Trump’s judges so no doubt Republicans will use the same tactics on some Democrat “arsehole President” in the future and you will be able to see yourself in the mirror.

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      • Joe Bloggs

         /  June 19, 2018

        shouldn’t you be at some border crossing tearing breastfeeding babies from their mothers’ bosoms. That’s the behaviour you’re advocating for.

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        • Alan Wilkinson

           /  June 19, 2018

          No, you are the one advocating for the Lefty paradises these people are fleeing to the capitalist horror show that elected Trump. Diddums.

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    • Patzcuaro

       /  June 19, 2018

      @ Joe Bloggs does anyone control Trump?

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      • Patzcuaro

         /  June 19, 2018

        Well maybe Putin.

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        • Joe Bloggs

           /  June 19, 2018

          Follow the money – trump isn’t rich, he is “ruble rich”.

          To have known publicly that he is afloat courtesy of Russian dark money would destroy his fragile psyche.

          Putin knows this, all else follows.

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  8. Alan Wilkinson

     /  June 19, 2018

    An interesting survey of US foreign policy issues. (Nothing on Israel for you, G.)

    http://nationalinterest.org/feature/trump-foreign-policy-26312

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    • Gezza

       /  June 19, 2018

      There’s nothing particularly interesting about Trump’s foreign policy Al.
      It’s just Amerika uber alles. And forcing everyone to comply with whatever he decides is best for Amerika.

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      • Alan Wilkinson

         /  June 19, 2018

        Actually that makes it interesting for most of the world. Also what he considers major and minor threats and issues.

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        • Gezza

           /  June 19, 2018

          Well of course the rest of the world is taking an interest & it’s what the end result will be that’s the most interesting question. The more countries Trump threatens the more likely they are to want to isolate themselves from America & ally to protect themselves from its bullying & its military machine. The cost of that military machine is pretty stupendous. And the counter measures will focus on how to cripple it at its weak points.

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  9. Joe Bloggs

     /  June 19, 2018

    How the GOP is trying to deflect the blame for their own lack of moral compass.

    Paul Ryan:
    personally disagrees with the family separations at the border, but implies that their hands are tied because of a “court order.”

    No such court order exists. The policy change enacted by the Trump administration exposes families who cross the border without authorization to criminal charges that historically they had been exempted from as a matter of policy.

    Jeff Sessions:
    the bible made me do it.

    Riiiight… Officials quoting a holy text to justify repressive policies. The government is not only unaccountable: it is doing God’s will. There should be no focus on the brutality of law, only on obedience to the sovereign. Heard that before. Didn’t end well .

    Kirstjen Nielsen:
    we do not have a policy of separating families at the border. Period.

    Actually, you do. Period. Jeff Sessions announced it on May 7.

    trump:
    It’s the fault of the Dems. The Democrats have to change their law.

    This gaslighting is patently absurd. The family separations result exclusively from a choice made by the trump administration. Democrats had nothing to do with it. And without control of either house of Congress or the White House, their role in the policy is limited to publicly airing their opposition.

    Sessions: (again)
    Sessions responds to Fox News invoking comparisons with the Nazis: ‘it’s a real exaggeration. Of course in Nazi Germany, they were keeping the Jews from leaving’

    I hope there’s a serious reckoning coming the GOP’s way out of all this.

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    • Alan Wilkinson

       /  June 19, 2018

      You mean Trump has a policy of enforcing a law that Obama’s administration ignored? Utterly disgraceful.

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