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Trump sides with N Korea's Kim on missile tests, war games

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Between Moscow Mitch and Kim Jong Trump, I'm pretty sure that every former President from Washington to Reagan is currently spinning in their graves and puking in disgust.

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Our idiot in chief opens his mouth again.

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Trump puts targets on the backs of U.S. citizens of Hispanic descent, and then the next day he's embracing his dear friend Kim Jong Un.

"I got a very beautiful letter from Kim Jong Un yesterday," Trump said. . . . .WTF?!

Can you imagine the reaction of Republicans to Obama if he had ever said anything as stupid as this?

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"I got a very beautiful letter from Kim Jong Un yesterday,

I don't like paying for it."

With Trump, the most me-centric president ever, it's always about Him (Trump sees himself as a deity) and/or about His money.

You have to wonder what Xi and Putin have promised Trump/Ivanka Inc. if the US turns its back on Japan and makes it easier for China's Belt and Road and Russia's Eurasian Economic Union to expand.

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"And on Friday, he said the missile launches weren't important"

This is a bizarre statement by Trump. The only thing that North Korea will understand is blunt force.

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Trump is delivering Korea to China.. Japan will suffer next..

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Zero progress. Just praise and concessions.

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Where are the Trumpsters to defend the "Traitor and Chief"?

Or certain instigators to say, "So what?"

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Dialogue needs results. The Russian asset has failed on this.

His unhinged ego is getting in the way.

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"Kim is playing him masterfully," by launching missiles one day and then flattering Trump with a letter just days later, said Vipin Narang, a Massachusetts Institute of Tehcnology profressor who follows U.S.-North Korea nuclear talks closely.

Spot on.

This Impostor of a President loves North Korea more than his own country...

Either that, or the Alzheimer's has now completely taken over...

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Can you imagine the reaction of a North Korean labor camp prisoner if they could see the US President fawn and grovel before their tormentor?

Trump truly seems enchanted by Kim which makes me feel sick to my stomach because it's just so bizarre. I wonder if they send flowers or chocolate in addition to the romantic letters. (Don't tell me -- I don't actually want to know.) I wish I could say I'll have what he's having, but this is not funny and it's not a romantic movie -- it's a terrifying horror show and it's all too real. 

Yet again Trump puts our enemies first and our intelligence agencies LAST - TREASON.

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Trump truly seems enchanted by Kim which makes me feel sick to my stomach because it's just so bizarre.

It’s called strategy, carrot and stick approach.

 I wonder if they send flowers or chocolate in addition to the romantic letters. (Don't tell me -- I don't actually want to know.) 

What?

I wish I could say I'll have what he's having, but this is not funny and it's not a romantic movie -- it's a terrifying horror show and it's all too real. 

Dear lord....

Yet again Trump puts our enemies first and our intelligence agencies LAST - TREASON.

Oh, I could shred that last comment, but I digress and I will say this, you only have two choices, either you try with diplomacy and continue to try in a peaceful manner to get through to Kim or connivance him to take actions on discontinuing his proliferation and enrichment to acquire functioning nukes or we just go to war. For all the crap liberals talk, I don’t see what or how they would handle this other than do what Obama did with Crimea....nothing.

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It’s called strategy, carrot and stick approach.

What successful deal has Dump made since he has been office? Almost 4 years and hasn't accompliched anything.

The worst president in US history! Definitely in modern times, LOL!

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Serrano: S'matter, SuperLib, you don't like efforts at peace?

Oh I love the fact that Trump has squarely put his fans on the side of supporting dialogue. When Obama was in office you guys hated it. Trump took that off the table for us.

Trump's problem is that he's not effective.

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Want to know how far the alt-rights nut have gone to try to justify Trump's amateur hour with North Korea?

At the conservative website the Federalist, Ed Krayewski even said that “it’s possible” for Trump’s experience in running beauty pageants and professional wrestling to play a positive role in negotiations with Pyongyang.

https://www.vox.com/2018/3/9/17100880/north-korea-republicans-right-conservatives-obama

Yep, a far-right site said Donnie's "entertainer" experience can help tame Kim and his murderous regime...yet they went berserk when Obama said he'd meet with Kim....

That's the level of hypocrisy and stupid we're dealing with here...

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What successful deal has Dump made since he has been office? Almost 4 years and hasn't accompliched anything.

Over 200 accomplishments. As far as NK is concerned what do you want? This is what tickles me about liberals, they help Putin (directly or indirectly) help Putin take Crimea, did nothing about it (intentionally?)

The worst president in US history! Definitely in modern times, LOL!

We think the exact same about the last President.

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Over 200 accomplishments.

And Putin says, thank you comrade...I especially appreciate the US pulling out of the IRBM Treaty - now I have a free hand to develop my new hypersonic missile...

As far as NK is concerned what do you want?

No more useless Summits that just lend credibility to the Little Dictator. No more cancelling or reducing exercises. No more "love letters" to the murderer of Otto Warmbier...

This is what tickles me about liberals, they help Putin (directly or indirectly) help Putin take Crimea, did nothing about it (intentionally?)

Uh, and Putin's Poodle has done what regarding Crimea over the past two and a half years? Oh yea, he slapped his bro's back and joked about election interference...then went off to a secret meeting with no US interpreter...

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Regardless of what Kim did, the way in which Trump moronically praised Kim's letter clearly shows that Trump is so naive and weak in dealing with a corrupted and ruthless regime.

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And Putin says, thank you comrade...

Of course he’s happy with Crimea, his partner allowed it on his watch.

And what's Donnie done about it since 20 Jan 2017? Oh yea - NOTHING...

No more useless Summits that just lend credibility to the Little Dictator. No more cancelling or reducing exercises. No more "love letters" to the murderer of Otto Warmbier...

Warmbier, the man that not a single Democrat cared about until his sad death and now they want to cash in, pathetic.

And Trump exchanges "love letters" with his killer....I'm sure Otto's parents really appreciate that...

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Even though Trump did not reveal Kim's personal letter, I presume that Kim's "beautiful letter" should be something along the lines of the following:

Your Excellency Mr President,

I would like to thank you for your unconditional trust and "beautiful patience." With you, I have achieved a celebrity status and widely respected as a tough leader who dares to challenge the big threats of the US President. I hope that you will not mind if we continue to conduct more missile tests in the coming weeks.

Kim Jong-Un

Chairman of the State Affairs Commission

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The worst president in US history

We think the exact same about the last president

Who is ‘we’? Who are you speaking on behalf of?

Nixon is regarded as the worst postwar president followed by Bush 2 ( who your still unnamed non-partisan historians regard as a success ) according to approval ratings on leaving office.

Obama left office with decent approval ratings. Trump’s approval ratings seem stuck in the low forties despite a good economy. If the economy goes south, I think Trump could be giving Nixon a run for his money. Even the Guardian newspaper could turn on him.

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Trump's problem is that he's not effective.

Your problem, SuperLib, is you don't want to give this president a decent chance to take care of a problem that no one else has been able to take care of.

The worst president in US history!

Wrong. The exact opposite is true. Best president in U.S. history.

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North Korea is an enemy of America which hasn’t ended the Korea War.

The ambitions and dreams of Kim Jong-Un is to the dictator and leader of an united Korea with him keeping his nuclear weapons.

Trump is constantly nudging up to this brutal dictator and gives some free rein.

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@zichi So what would you have Trump do, zichi? Can't wait to hear the answer.

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Serrano

@zichi So what would you have Trump do, zichi? Can't wait to hear the answer.

Trump should continue with aim of NK giving up all of its nukes. Nothing less. Should continue to meet with Kim if progress can be made.

Trump should not praise or offer aid and comfort to an enemy of the country.

The meeting on the DMZ was just a PR shunt from both sides.

Trump also claims the bodies of dead troops are being returned which is not true.

My own family and community fought in the Korea War.

11 presidents to date have failed to resolve the issues which have actually increased over time.

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@Serrano does it make you feel safe living in Japan that NK has started launching missles again?

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Trump should continue with aim of NK giving up all of its nukes. Nothing less. Should continue to meet with Kim if progress can be made.

He's doing that.

Trump should not praise or offer aid and comfort to an enemy of the country.

Cripes, Bill Clinton gave NK nuclear reactors and money. All Trump's done is allow KIm Jong Un to look good to NK citizens in this very complicated effort to get them to denuke.

The meeting on the DMZ was just a PR shunt from both sides.

It was more than that! It was historic, heck, even CNN admitted that! You would rather not have this happen?

Trump also claims the bodies of dead troops are being returned which is not true.

Oh my...

https://edition.cnn.com/2019/05/28/politics/us-service-members-remains-identified-north-korea-war/index.html

I guess you'll be walking that one back, zichi? Even CNN is right sometimes.

@Serrano does it make you feel safe living in Japan that NK has started launching missles again?

None have flown over Japan since Nov 2017, Northern.

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Serrano

the id of two remains and the return of 55 remains is not a great victory out of the thousands still not found. Trump claimed they had all been returned which isn't correct.

More than 7,800 Americans are still unaccounted for from the Korean War, according to the agency.

Yes Trump should not have met with Kim on the DMZ border.

Dd your family fight in the Korean War?

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Trump’s approval ratings seem stuck in the low forties despite a good economy.

And unchanged which is a good thing, but like last time, remember all those silent voters.

If the economy goes south,

Probably won’t.

Wrong. The exact opposite is true. Best president in U.S. history.

I would agree with that.

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Let’s see what Trump is going to do, but if he goes to war, Don Lemon will lose his mind, if Trump continues to play nice and have dialogue with Kim, the pundits on msnbc will lose their minds, either way, he can’t win with liberals.

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Trump/America will not be going to war again with North Korea. That will only happen if NK attacked South Korea and tried to invade or attacked Japan.

Kim isn't foolish enough to do that and probably NK isn't in any position to go to war against anyone. Just try to hold the ground he has.

If Trump achieves NK to give up his nukes and officially end the war then that will be worthy of praise otherwise just more fake news.

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Let’s see what Trump is going to do, but if he goes to war, Don Lemon will lose his mind

As you said, nobody watches CNN and Don Lemon is irrelevant.

I don’t know why you keep mentioning him. Nobody else does.

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As you said, nobody watches CNN and Don Lemon is irrelevant. 

But still a funny entertainer, that’s why.

Trump/America will not be going to war again with North Korea. That will only happen if NK attacked South Korea and tried to invade or attacked Japan.

That’s right.

Kim isn't foolish enough to do that and probably NK isn't in any position to go to war against anyone. Just try to hold the ground he has.

I’m not so sure about that....Gaddafi believed he was invincible as well and that didn’t turn out so well for him...

If Trump achieves NK to give up his nukes and officially end the war then that will be worthy of praise otherwise just more fake news

Let’s just see, but to be honest, I would rather see him talk and get nothing rather than going to war and thousands dying possibly if it really were to come down to those two options.

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Probably won’t.

You praised the Bush2 economy in 2008.

Not the greatest track record there when it comes to your predictions on Republican economies' trajectories.

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@Serrano its just a matter of time before they start flying over this way.

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@Serrano its just a matter of time before they start flying over this way.

@Northern If Kim is dumb enough to launch a long range missile over Japan, there will be a heavy price for that. I don't think he's that dumb.

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Problem is he has done it plenty before and nothing happened so he will do it again.

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Let’s just see, but to be honest, I would rather see him talk and get nothing rather than going to war and thousands dying possibly if it really were to come down to those two options.

Fake news?

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stormcrowAug. 10 07:03 am JSTTrump puts targets on the backs of U.S. citizens of Hispanic descent, and then the next day he's embracing his dear friend Kim Jong Un.

"I got a very beautiful letter from Kim Jong Un yesterday," Trump said. . . . .WTF?!

Can you imagine the reaction of Republicans to Obama if he had ever said anything as stupid as this?

Keeping on kissing up to Kim, Dump.

'And I'm gonna keep on loving you, cuz it's the only thing I wanna do'

With all due respect to and no pun intended to REO Speedwagon

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Fake news?

Going to war, probably.

Keeping on kissing up to Kim, Dump. 

So you want him to call him “little Kim?” You want the saber rattling? Make up your mind, it’s not that hard. Either Trump should continue talking to him OR back to the threats, name calling and possibly go to war. Which do you want?

'And I'm gonna keep on loving you, cuz it's the only thing I wanna do' 

With all due respect to and no pun intended to REO Speedwagon.

As to how REO Speedwagon got into the conversation is so beyond me.

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