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"Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is willing to talk to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to try to stop Pyongyang’s nuclear program, proposing a major shift in U.S. policy toward the isolated nation." - article

Donald J. Trump, the Messiah Complex gone Tweet-tastic. What a Clown.

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Trump willing to meet N Korea's Kim

A meeting of like minds.

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No responsible human being could possibly consider voting for this man.

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I am beginnng to admire this man as each day passes. Hope he helps solve the Japan problem with one stroke too. Solving the North Korea problem also means there is no basis for keeping the US military industry here any longer. Trump will not condone the prevailing justification of maintaining over 600 military bases around the world as he will consider the economic health view of the US. first. I support his attempt to revitalize the US economy by cutting expenses and making friends throughout the world. Obama took the right course with Cuba and Trump, with his North Korea overture, would se the Doomsday Clock back half an hour. Lots of Russians have been making friends in Japan and I do hope that the day of "Reckoning between Japan and Russia" and concluding in a Peace Treaty is just around the corner. Let's be on guard that no outsider will try to disrupt the Japanese government overture as they did with Kakuei Tanaka, Suzuki Muneo, etc

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Let me see, Hillary’s emails have indicated that husband Bill, with the Clinton Foundation, sought permission from the State Department for a paid speaking engagement in North Korea while she was secretary of state. But Trump hints at a dialogue and he is deemed a demagogue?

If liberals didn’t have double standards they would have no standards at all.

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"If liberals didn’t have double standards they would have no standards at all." - comments

A bit funny from the campaign that uses "The National Enquiror" for their brain trust. Comical.

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Even funnier is liberals labeling Trump sexist, clown, stupid, racist and any other negative adjective they can think of and yet, NO PROOF! And shower Hillary (proven liar) With nothing but compliments. Similar can be said for Obama. Here it goes now, (they will call me racist as usual) and race has nothing to do with it. Just more insults from the libs.

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mitokomonalex: He not only is willing to keep US bases in Japan he also wants Japan to pay more to have those bases...still admire him?

But don't hold him to this, by Thursday he might change his mind...again.

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Even funnier is liberals labeling Trump sexist, clown, stupid, racist and any other negative adjective they can think of and yet, NO PROOF!

When you will not accept one's words and actions as proof, it just shows that you are not willing to believe not matter what the evidence.

And shower Hillary (proven liar)

When one condemns, even after investigations by one's own party has shown that condemnation to be false, it just shows that they don't care about the truth, only about attacking the individual.

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The usual folks bash Trump for anything he does---even when members of their own party propose the same action---but Trump makes sense on the NK issue. Let's think about talking to the Kim family if for no other reason to see how the situation should be handled...and remember that the high priest of the Democratic Party and a man I voted twice for suggested the same thing.

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Once again, liberal madness at play. Obama tries to make friends with Fidel and Raul Castro that's a great thing, I know for liberals it's all about drinks and fun in the sun. Trump wants to try to do the same with Kim and now all of a sudden, it's a very bad thing. ROFL Never a dull moment with these people.

Liberal hypocrisy once again, shows its true colors.

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Climate change is the number one threat to national security and global stability. It would be patently ridiculous, and indeed dangerous, to elect someone who denies obvious science, like Trump.

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It does seem that Trump is clever enough to know that there are quite a few stupid people who may actually vote for him!

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"Turning to the economy, Trump said he planned to release a detailed policy platform in two weeks that would propose dismantling nearly all of Dodd-Frank, a package of financial reforms put in place after the 2007-2009 financial crisis."

“Dodd-Frank is a very negative force, which has developed a very bad name,” Trump said. - article

Then Trump called Mexicans rapists.

Somehow, in running for the office of President for thirty years, Donald J. Trump hasn't still the foggiest of what the job requires.

Trump wants to go back to the days of an idiot in chief and a pay to play economic ethos.

Thanks George W. Bush!

Trump, "game show host, casino shill"

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Look no further why Bernie will beat Hillary like a drum tonight in Oregon and it will be close in Kentucky...

Why a Civil Case Over Emails Could Hurt Hillary Clinton More Than the FBI

IT’S ON! Depositions Start This Week In Hillary Email Lawsuit

The watchdog group Judicial Watch will interview several Hillary Clinton aides and State Department officials over the next few weeks, it announced on Tuesday.

The first interview will be conducted on Wednesday with Lewis Lukens, the former deputy assistant secretary of state and executive director of the Executive Secretariat.

http://time.com/4337518/hillary-clinton-emails-judicial-watch-civil-lawsuit/

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Somehow, in running for the office of President for thirty years, Donald J. Trump hasn't still the foggiest of what the job requires.

Neither does the current president.

Trump wants to go back to the days of an idiot in chief and a pay to play economic ethos.

And who will clean up Obama's economic mess when he's gone??? Hillary will either add more debt or siphon a lot of it and line her pockets with it.

Liberal logical (in)sanity

If our sacred Tyrannical president can try and patch things up with the Castro brothers strange as it was, what's wrong with Trump doing the same with Kim, even if it does seem a bit odd? It would be nice if liberals would put their usual partisan feelings aside.

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Carolee Thumma-san, Yes 2 reasons: One is that this will force the Japanese to analysis the books and enable the public to see the freebees given to the occupation forces.

Second is that with the Japanese restoring their own security on their own would enable the US to use the savings for their own people. Even though the US military likes to say that the Japanese subsidy is one main reason for staying in Japan this strategy is a losing justification as Trump, being a businessman, knows that the arms industry is actually making enormous profits from US taxes which could be used to restore the hardworking Americans standard of living.

Now, readers may point out to future Japanese arms buildup in place of the American military bases, but Trump is only interested in America and when he is the American president I hope he will work for the American people by shifting the money from arms to education and infrastructure like the public transporation (American people await the shinkansen). Hopefully, with Japan in good terms with Russia, North Korea and China, will not need to buildup but that is something that Japan's politicians and people should decide. Whatever the case, world sanity and harmony and perservation is just around the corner and of course the human race deserves to see something better than what we have now. deserves better

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@Samwatters

Your statement is a good example as to why I no longer affiliate with a political party and I do not see myself doing so in the near future. I am not a supporter of Trump and do not see him being fit to be President however that does not mean that he is incapable of bringing forward ideas worthwhile of discussion.

What is shameful is that both sides of the 2-party system in the U.S. (or the so-called "left/right false paradigm") have become so intolerant of each other that any ideas proposed by the opposite party are shot down and met with name calling, ridicule, etc. merely based on who brings up the idea. Liberals are called the disgusting name "lib-tard" while Tea Party associates are called the equally disgusting "tea-baggers". Both parties are equally guilty of this.

Again, and consistent with what I have always said, I am not a supporter of Trump for President and fully believe he is not fit for the office of the President.. However, that said;

Actually talking to North Korea would not be a bad idea. Isolating them has not led to anything positive and most likely has caused them to become more antagonistic. I would think that those in staunch opposition to Trump would at least agree with this.

Additionally re-negotiating the Paris accord - I think the authors should call out Trump and ask for more details rather than calling this damaging right out of the gate - This might actually be in the interest of environmentalists as the accord is set up so that restrictions on China are less than those on the so called developed countries, which in turn results in China being an environmental dumping ground for large corporations to exploit (in addition to cheap labor). This is something I have first hand experience with. The climate change hypothesis accounts for the earth's ecosystem as a whole. China (or other developing nations) are also part of the ecosystem. One thing that Trump correctly says is that the U.S. does have economic influence over China (and China over the U.S.) so further negotiation is possible to achieve a further reduction in CO2 emissions globally. The article states that a re-negotiation of the accord would be a setback without having specifics as to what the renegotiation would entail. Depending on how this is renegotiated it could possibly result in an improvement. I think the authors of the article should have details before making assumptions. Regarding repealing the Dodd/Frank legislation I do not agree with Trump. I think a blanket repeal would not be in the best interest of the citizenry and a line item review would be more appropriate along with consideration to re-examining the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act.

The U.S. seems to now be a "Corporatocracy" and with trade agreements such as TPP and TTIP which may allow corporation to undermine the laws of nation states the U.S. seems to be anxious to allow banks and corporations to rule the world. In order to stop this I think people with opposing views need to be able to listen to each other and respond constructively. As on old guy this is something we seem to have somehow lost along the way.

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"The depleted Social Security Trust Fund, Trump said, would be replenished by the increased tax revenue that would flow into the government from the higher job growth spurred by his economic policies." - article

Replenished by the increased tax revenue millions on billionaires would suddenly throw into the IRS to fund Trump's magical thinking.

Likely the product of being a television host and major contributor to FOXNews.

Trump, clever, stupid and transparent. Too bad his racists can't see the forest for the Trump tree. Unless there's the promise of strange fruit to satisfy David Duke.

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a renegotiation of the Paris climate accord

Based on what?

and said he would dismantle most of the Dodd-Frank financial regulations if he is elected president.

And would replace it with what?

“I would speak to him, I would have no problem speaking to him,” Trump said of Kim.

I actually would love to see that. I'd pay money to see that.

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It would be interesting Super, with lil Kimme's NYC nuclear attack cartoon Trump who love NYC would have the boy king in tears. Certainly Kim Un has the fodder to feed the verbal attack.

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Replenished by the increased tax revenue millions on billionaires would suddenly throw into the IRS to fund Trump's magical thinking.

When liberals talk tax and IRS it conjures up memories of Lois Lerner and NOT a smidgen of corruption. LOL

Trump, clever, stupid and transparent. Too bad his racists can't see the forest for the Trump tree. Unless there's the promise of strange fruit to satisfy David Duke.

And what about the racist Black Lives Matters, nothing mentioned about Democrats supporting these racist group.

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the entire climate control shame is a fraud based on liberal fantasies about rich and poor and equality propaganda. Life is what you make it yourself thru effort and hard work on the personal level and the national and international level. There is no reason for any nation or any person to feel obligated to others with less or for those with less to expect it. that is a liberal fantasy. Same for environment. Much of the so called "science' of the Gore type earth fears and dreams is another fantasy and will be exposed as such in time..but is well known now by any intelligent and educated person who is free from the propaganda.

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The new Dennis Rodman.

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Yeah, it's not like the science behind it has been peer reviewed or anything.

Oh wait, yes it has.

To be truthful, you could've added that peer review is a service increasingly under scrutiny now. Even MIT has found the current process suspect.

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To be truthful, you could've added that peer review is a service increasingly under scrutiny now. Even MIT has found the current process suspect.

To be truthful, you could back up your claims.

The true peer-review process is invaluable to the scientific method.

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A meeting of like minds.

More like a meeting of elaborate hairdos concealing a vacuum where the brains should be.

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Whether Obama, Trump, Clinton, or Sanders were to say it, there is nothing wrong with saying you are willing to talk with an enemy. What is the world coming to when so many people start to criticize a willingness by another to talk in place of the present situation?

By all means, talk to North Korea directly, talk to Iran directly, talk to Cuba, et all directly. The world will not get any better by avoiding talking to each other.

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To be truthful, you could back up your claims.

If you wish to refute my assertion, do your own research. I'm not your research assistant. I mentioned MIT, some might consider that a clue.

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Hilarious. The anti-Trumpers slamming Trump cause he would talk to fatty.

Yet iran (the other axis of evil) -obama administration strapped on the knee pads, busted out the vasoline & initiated "a deal" with mullahs chanting "death to america."

How 1-sided. Typical in a thread dominated by liberals.

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Last December, Trump said Putin was “highly respected” and said the United States and Russia could work together to >>defeat terrorism.

"highly respected" by who ? I bet not by the families of the passengers who were on the civilian plane MH17. Is Trump and Putin sharing the same definition of terrorist ?

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If you wish to refute my assertion, do your own research. I'm not your research assistant. I mentioned MIT, some might consider that a clue.

Bingo! Put the onus on the libs to disprove your claims. By the time they've fact-checked, the conversation has moved on, and they're boring pedants!

Hurrah for Reality Politics. LOL. ROFL. etc. etc.

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Whether Obama, Trump, Clinton, or Sanders were to say it, there is nothing wrong with saying you are willing to talk with an enemy.

I agree. This is one of those times when Trump is saying the right thing (today at least).

If you wish to refute my assertion, do your own research. I'm not your research assistant. I mentioned MIT, some might consider that a clue.

You made the claim. It's up to you to back it up. Your lack of willingness to do so says to me that you don't have faith in the veracity of your claim. It's pretty doubtful that an institution such as MIT, based in science, would be questioning peer review. So I think it's safe to disclaim your assertion.

So I reassert my original position - the idea that climate change is a fraud perpetuated by liberals is ridiculous, as the science has been peer reviewed.

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I hope he does not go there to the man who. Fed his uncle in a large cage with full hungry dogs. Ordinal man may not be fed but Mr. Trump is famous.

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meet kim in NK and stay for good

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A practical American statesman at last!

Far from those maddening kill Saddam, Qadaffi and Assad types!

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@Tokyo-Engr. I, too, do not identify with either party and tend to vote for the individual and the ideas rather than the party. Unlike you, I am a Trump supporter because Washington is broken. Trump detractors are correct; if Trump becomes President there will be a great upheaval that will disrupt the world and likely cause depressions and/or wars. But this is going to happen anyway and the longer we wait the worse it's going to be. Washington---both Republicans and Democrats---want power and don't give rat's ass about the citizens they are supposed to be serving. Look at what we get; Obama gives us the IRS/Lois Lerner scandal and ObamaCare which is so poorly written that government exempted itself from it and Bush gives us wars we don't need and damn nearly kills the economy so Goldman Sachs can enjoy million dollars bonuses. Enough. Get Trump in there and blow it all up and start again. It's too late for our generation but our children still have a chance. Go Trump!

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Get Trump in there and blow it all up and start again.

In other words, carry on the approach taken by Bush 43 in Iraq. How's that turned out?

If you're a nihilist or an anarchist, or someone who wants to see the US destroyed, or a white nationalist who wants to provide more privileges for white Christians, I understand your point, though completely disagree with you.

But how can you be even the slightest bit certain that Trump, a member of the US WASP establishment, will take an approach any different from HRC, his fellow Republicans, or the others in the WASP establishment who've controlled things for the last few centuries? How can you have any sense of what Trump stands for? Are you seriously willing to bet your children's future on what he might do?

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Trump has seen Little Kim in action, and thinks he has a lot to learn from him. He's going over there for personal tutoring on how to be an effective dictator.

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They could have their respective hairdressers do the translating. They have a love of exotic coiffure in common, which is a good start.

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At least they both speak the same language....Crazy.

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Trump has seen Little Kim in action, and thinks he has a lot to learn from him. He's going over there for personal tutoring on how to be an effective dictator.

Trump doesn't need to fly to North Korea to learn from Kim, he's had 8 years of Obama rule to learn how to be a Tyrannical dictator, I think Trump really wants to go there to do something positive. If so, why not, Obama and Fidel are Buddies now, so I think Trump should be allowed the same chance.

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@PTownsend. You are incorrect to log Trump in with the run-of-the-mill Republicans. Look at how hard they are trying to remove him. No, I cannot be sure that he will be any different but I know that Hillary and the rest of either party is not the answer. And to call me a nihilist or (infer that I am a racist or a bigot) is completely false; I am willing to risk what I have to change the system so it's better for my children.

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Everything he said in that interview reveals his ignorance. American presidents do not meet with inhuman scum such as Kim - that is what lower-level contacts are for. Trying to put pressure on China to get tough on NK will only result in the opposite: they're rightly anxious about US influence extending to the Yalu in the event of a NK collapse, and threats will only make them more so. Economically, Dodd-Frank should be just a first step towards separating investment and traditional banking - the former can go bankrupt without repercussion, the latter cannot - and yet Trump wants to dismantle even this? Oh, and renegotiating the Paris Accords is quite in line with his calls to renegotiate the Iran deal: He simply does not understand the challenge of multilateral deals: one might get lucky at herding cats once, but that seldom happens a second time. Finally, his tone is alarmingly too personal, all about "He's said nice things about me" and "He's nasty."

Altogether, this interview is a huge negative for Trump, displaying what his detractors had suspected: that he is unsophisticated, unimaginative, unprepared, ossified, emotional, and way out of his depth. I suspect more such evidence is in the offing.

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Why do Republicans continually use the 'liberal' in such a negative way? What's wrong with having an open mind? How about if people called Republicans authoritarians? It's just as valid as describing Democrats as liberals.

Anyway, I'm still enjoying the fireworks between the two sides... and isn't it true that no matter what sh... stuff they hurl at Hilary about her alleged misdeeds none of it seems to stick? Why is that? All politicians lie (MWD), it's par for the course.

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Laguna: Altogether, this interview is a huge negative for Trump, displaying what his detractors had suspected: that he is unsophisticated, unimaginative, unprepared, ossified, emotional, and way out of his depth. I suspect more such evidence is in the offing.

It matters not, sadly. The pinheads voting for this crank aren't about to change their mind. In fact, more ridiculously remedial "answers" to complex problems will probably only further galvanize their adoration of the man.

I know Insane Party followers (and affiliated "independents") probably don't remember their outrage when Obama said he would engage Iran in the '08 primaries. Heh, despite that on the contrary for that particular diplomatic stand off, it was the right thing to do....

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Trump will run the country like a business, like it should be, and not care about your feelings, which he shouldn't. If him doing something for the betterment of America makes you butthurt on some level, suck it up. No one cares if your feelings are hurt.

Trump in 2016

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Why do Republicans continually use the 'liberal' in such a negative way?

We could ask the exact opposite question to liberals, why use "conservatism" in a negative way.

What's wrong with having an open mind? How about if people called Republicans authoritarians? It's just as valid as describing Democrats as liberals

The other side does it constantly as well. That's politics.

I was against Obama going to Cuba because I know he loves going around apologizing for every little thing, not to mention making these back room deals. As far as North Korea is concerned, as much as I'm skeptical about Kim opening up his ears to negotiations, but if it works...why not? If a lib can do it, so can a conservative.

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I was against Obama going to Cuba because I know he loves going around apologizing for every little thing

I agree with you, based on the no apologies he's ever made to other countries.

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There was actually No need to. At least Trump won't be so thankfully, now while Obama still has a few months left, he can go apologize all he wants, the next president can always rewrite and change the policies of the previous admin.

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I strongly applaud the idea of talking with Kim. Declining to do so hasn't accomplished anything, and the N. Korean regime shows no signs of changing a single thing in response to their being cut off from diplomatic conversations. It's long past time to abandon this ineffective (and what has become an almost petty) tactic. If it were going to yield results, it would have already. Now it's time for the international community to act as adults and listen to each other - including the people you disapprove of.

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At least Trump won't be so thankfully, now while Obama still has a few months left, he can go apologize all he wants, the next president can always rewrite and change the policies of the previous admin.

And yet you complain when Japan does that? Double standards mate, double standards.

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There was actually No need to. At least Trump won't be so thankfully, now while Obama still has a few months left, he can go apologize all he wants, the next president can always rewrite and change the policies of the previous admin.

Too Trumpian to overlook. Trump's utterances are so more delicate than Palin's; in the latter case, ignorance could be taken for granted, but in the former, ignorance is interwoven with actual knowledge and experience, but then warped by a sense of grandiosity and - perhaps - early-onset Alzheimers - into a miasma of a word salad, signifying nothing but a desire to make noise.

Take the above response, for example. Though not Trump's, it is quite Trumpian. Apropos the comment, "I agree with you, based on the no apologies he's ever made to other countries," the reply was, "There was actually No need to" - this becomes a double negative: If there were no need for no apologies, there would be a need for at least one; more importantly, the commentator completely ignored the zero number of apologies Obama has made on America's behalf, and continues to march straightforward in the pretense otherwise. Then: "At least Trump won't be so thankfully" - "so" here is an enigma, much like Trump; there is no antecedent, so it couldn't be a pronoun, yet it also could not be an adverb, as one cannot "be thankfully." Is the ambiguity purposeful or the sign of a failed mind? Perhaps we will never know.

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And just like Trump, very little of what he says is actually backed up by reality. And just like Trump he doesn't care about whether or not his words have any basis in reality behind them.

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How come Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama isn't willing to talk to Kim Jong Un?

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bass: I was against Obama going to Cuba because I know he loves going around apologizing for every little thing, not to mention

Actually your first post about Cuba supported Obama's rapprochement. You changed your tune when the GOP started to criticize him. It's like you put your real opinion aside and adopted the party line, kind of like what you are doing with Trump.

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From one hair dude to another.

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You made the claim. It's up to you to back it up. Your lack of willingness to do so says to me that you don't have faith in the veracity of your claim. It's pretty doubtful that an institution such as MIT, based in science, would be questioning peer review. So I think it's safe to disclaim your assertion. So I reassert my original position - the idea that climate change is a fraud perpetuated by liberals is ridiculous, as the science has been peer reviewed.

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/shortcuts/2014/feb/26/how-computer-generated-fake-papers-flooding-academia

This took me roughly 10 seconds. I can only conclude that research disputing your narrative is summarily dismissed, or perhaps it is not your strong suit.

"Like all the best hoaxes, there was a serious point to be made. Three MIT graduate students wanted to expose how dodgy scientific conferences pestered researchers for papers, and accepted any old rubbish sent in, knowing that academics would stump up the hefty, till-ringing registration fees. It took only a handful of days. The students wrote a simple computer program that churned out gobbledegook and presented it as an academic paper. They put their names on one of the papers, sent it to a conference, and promptly had it accepted."

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How come Nobel Peace Prize winner Barack Obama isn't willing to talk to Kim Jong Un?

C'mon Serrano . . . . the sanctions on NK are working just fine.

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And yet you complain when Japan does that? Double standards mate, double standards.

Actually, it's not. You are making an apples and oranges comparison.

Actually your first post about Cuba supported Obama's rapprochement.

I was never for Obama going to Cuba and patching things up with Fidel. I was always for waiting until he and his brother expired before trying to normalize relationships with that country.

You changed your tune when the GOP started to criticize him.

What on Earth are you talking about?

It's like you put your real opinion aside and adopted the party line, kind of like what you are doing with Trump.

No, I've pretty much have been clear on my political stance where I stand. Obama going to Fidel and doing his typical apology tour gives the guy the impression as if the Castro brothers are innocent of ANY wrongdoing. With Trump thankfully, I believe we don't have to worry about that. Remember: Kim, from what it seems, is a bit unstable, a man that has his finger on the Nuke button, I believe that would make more sense to try to do something to dissuade the guy from doing anything that could lead to a catastrophe. It would make more sense if someone could try and see if they can at least quell the anxiety this guy has. Trump is throwing his hat in the ring and good on him. On the other hand, Obama would never think about talking to Kim because there's nothing in it for him.

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Actually, the argument at the time was that you were happy with it, then found out that Obama "got no concessions" from Cuba so you changed your mind. Now it's something about an apology tour.

And weren't you against Trump before you were for him?

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Actually, the argument at the time was that you were happy with it, then found out that Obama "got no concessions" from Cuba so you changed your mind. Now it's something about an apology tour.

No, I was for it, if the Castro brothers were in their graves, then for sure. But I thought if Obama can get some concessions that would be great, but in my naive thought process, I gave the man too much credit and should have known from previous deals, Obama is not that kind of man. Legacy and looking good in front of the camera are a essential must for Ovama's ego and nothing else matters.

And weren't you against Trump before you were for him?

That was until I realized he made sense most of the time about a lot of things.

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Bass

You're really losing it! Just because you despise Obama, doesn't mean you should stoop to the depths of Trump! If a majority of Americans can't see that he would be an absolute disaster as POTUS, then the US is doomed! It is already shocking enough that he has gotten as far as he has. Time for common sense and intelligence to prevail. Let's hope the US is up to the challenge.

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You're really losing it! Just because you despise Obama, doesn't mean you should stoop to the depths of Trump! If a majority of Americans can't see that he would be an absolute disaster as POTUS,

See, this is the the part that tees off the majority of Americans, NO one foreign or domestic can say because they DON'T like Obama they are crazy or they don't know what they are talking about. There are many of Americans, including myself that thought they are making the same mistake by voting for Obama and from the looks of it, I was right. Now the shoe MIGHT be on the other foot, if so, so be it. 8 years ago, the people wanted Obama and this time around, they want Trump.

then the US is doomed! It is already shocking enough that he has gotten as far as he has.

I understand how you feel, many of us felt the same way about Obama 8 years ago.

Time for common sense and intelligence to prevail. Let's hope the US is up to the challenge.

If Hillary doesn't become president, then that shows we truly have prevailed.

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NO one foreign or domestic can say because they DON'T like Obama they are crazy or they don't know what they are talking about.

Yeah, that would be like telling Canada they are crazy for treating their transgendered like human beings.

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