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Trump reportedly cancels UK visit

Discussion in 'Too Hot for Swamp Gas' started by oragator1, Jan 11, 2018.

  1. GatorNorth

    GatorNorth Premium Member Premium Member

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    If my expertise doesn’t extend to building embassies, then I’m going to go on a limb and guess that yours doesn’t extend to securing them.

    And we’ll just have to disagree about net expense. Your argument is the same tired argument made by most departments in our government-my budget was X last year so it should be at least X next year, whether the money is needed or not.
     
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  2. oragator1

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  4. danmann65

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    I concur. I have absolutely no experience here but a beautiful, secure embassy for twice the price of a regular high end office building feels about right to me. 4 times seems a bit excessive in my never humble opinion.
     
  5. docspor

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    Maybe baby bitch can hold a rally in Shreveport to turn that frown upside down.

     
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  6. tilly

    tilly Superhero Moderator with bulletproof posts! Moderator VIP Member

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    He probably takes lots of selfies too.
     
  7. tilly

    tilly Superhero Moderator with bulletproof posts! Moderator VIP Member

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    Am I the only one who thought, "Why is the president going to Rupp Arena?" When they read the title? :cool:
     
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  8. G. Gordon Gator

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    Now THAT I could not forgive. ;):D
     
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  9. rivergator

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    I mean, think about that. He needs an excuse for skipping the trip, so he blames Obama. And can get that little bit right.
     
  10. Gatorrick22

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    The protests were on... don't fool yourself about that fact.
     
  11. Gatorrick22

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    Since when do you care how much our government spends/wastes? For 8 years you thought nothing of Obama's 10 trillion dollar spending spree, for which the United States got virtually nothing tangible from it.
     
  12. rivergator

    rivergator Too Hot Mod Moderator VIP Member

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    we got out of a recession. unemployment rates started falling significantly, stock market improved significantly ...
     
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  13. Gatorrick22

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    A one trillion dollar debt for which no one went to jail over? Lol... What happened to that $900+ billion dollar bailout? Where did those jobs go? I remember Obama GIVING the Germans and the Mexicans $20 billion of that said money for these two countries to build us our wind-turbines... Instead of building that industry (with $20 billion you could have build that entire industry here from the ground up) right here in the U.S.A..
     
  14. rivergator

    rivergator Too Hot Mod Moderator VIP Member

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    this is your attempt to deflect from Trump's outright lie about our embassy in London? "Yeah, well Obama had some wind turbines built ...."
     
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  15. Gatorrick22

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    Obama spent that money on the embassy... deflecting? Lol...
     
  16. VAg8r1

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    Based on a decision made in the Bush Administration. By the way there actually is a reason why security matters for US embassies. Terrorism is real. This is what happened to the US Embassy in Nairobi in 1998.
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  17. GatorNorth

    GatorNorth Premium Member Premium Member

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    Since when do you know whether I cared? I’ve said for over a decade entitlements need to be reformed and the budget trajectory changed.