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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

October 22nd, 2018, 4:36 pm

Can't help but notice that Obama mastered the art of turning a blind eye to human rights violations when he normalised relations with Cuba despite the fact that the Cuban regime continues to violate human rights and political freedoms on a massive scale.
in 2011 (on obama's watch) the saudis beheaded an abused maid in the street, and obama turned a blind eye
The maid did not have friends in Washington DC. Khashoggi was "one of them".
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

October 24th, 2018, 5:52 am

as the caravan moves north through mexico, an old clip of obama

 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

October 24th, 2018, 11:32 am

US universities took over $600M from Saudi and its affiliates over the period 2011 to 2017
Here are some of the recipients ( from excel spreadsheet )

MIT $77,675,000
George Washington University $76,017,693
George Mason University $63,136,496
Tufts University $46,065,215
Johns Hopkins University $40,295,468
University of Kansas $30,066,721
Harvard University $28,167,613
Stanford University $27,759,040
University of Southern California $22,670,154
Northwestern University $14,408,243
Georgia Institute of Technology $13,433,882
University of California, Berkeley $13,385,510
Eastern Washington University $13,079,062
New York Institute of Technology $12,260,853
UCLA $12,032,553
Ball State University $10,386,082
University of Washington – Seattle $10,150,738

Eric Trump was on Fox & Friends last week (Thursday) and said:
“There’s zero investments in Russia. There’s zero investments in Saudi. We have absolutely nothing to do with those countries”
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

October 24th, 2018, 11:39 am

US universities took over $600M from Saudi and its affiliates over the period 2011 to 2017
Here are some of the recipients

MIT $77,675,000
George Washington University $76,017,693
George Mason University $63,136,496
Tufts University $46,065,215
Johns Hopkins University $40,295,468
University of Kansas $30,066,721
Harvard University $28,167,613
Stanford University $27,759,040
University of Southern California $22,670,154
Northwestern University $14,408,243
Georgia Institute of Technology $13,433,882
University of California, Berkeley $13,385,510
Eastern Washington University $13,079,062
New York Institute of Technology $12,260,853
UCLA $12,032,553
Ball State University $10,386,082
University of Washington – Seattle $10,150,738

Eric Trump was on Fox & Friends last week (Thursday) and said:
“There’s zero investments in Russia. There’s zero investments in Saudi. We have absolutely nothing to do with those countries”
The first two statements by the young Trump may be true. The third is simply ridiculous. The two countries in question are massive sources of funds, emoluments and entertainment for Trump.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

October 24th, 2018, 12:10 pm

that's an old trick from "Rules for Radicals."
Saudi Arabia has been a particularly generous benefactor. The kingdom gave between $10 million and $25 million to the Clinton Foundation. (Donations are typically reported in broad ranges, not specific amounts.) At least $1 million more was donated by Friends of Saudi Arabia, which was co-founded by a Saudi prince.
https://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/21/us/p ... arity.html

the jets which saudi is using to kill children in yemen were bought while hillary was secretary of state
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

October 24th, 2018, 12:51 pm

UK unis are also very much involved in Saudi Arabia. Many European or American scientists get hired in SA.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

October 24th, 2018, 1:55 pm

UK unis are also very much involved in Saudi Arabia. Many European or American scientists get hired in SA.
look at Oxford's business school
While business and management courses have been taught at Oxford since 1965, the school of management was re-branded as Saïd Business School in 1996. It is named after its chief benefactor Wafic Saïd, a Syrian-Saudi Arabian billionaire arms dealer, financier, businessman and philanthropist, who has donated £70 million to date.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

October 25th, 2018, 2:20 am

So, Trump's friends mail bombs failed today. Hopefully, that will be it. But he is certainly encouraging and inciting more violence. Lock her up! Enemy of the people!
 
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October 25th, 2018, 5:50 am







 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

October 25th, 2018, 6:07 am

maybe it was clock boy?

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the internet was able to track down the clock on one of the "bombs"

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no alarm function, so won't explode


Something else that smells of rotten fish is that we've all seen pictures of the packaging and the "bomb" inside.
Since when do the fibbies/cops release detailed photos of a bomb almost immediately after they've been discovered?
(Answer: they don't, meaning the photos came from somewhere else. Like the "bomber")
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

October 25th, 2018, 6:21 am

“Bomb maker and Trump dislike the same people” says Sky News, with what must be the lamest, most desperate headline since news was invented.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

October 26th, 2018, 9:25 pm

For a man who has aggressively incited violence against the media and political opponents at his rallies, Trump has a bit of extra chutzpah to insist on camera today that he and the Republicans are the victims of the Florida nut case.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

October 27th, 2018, 6:31 am

President Trump  met with members of the Young Black Leadership Summit at the White House Friday, and was greeted with thunderous applause as he detailed how “America First” policies are benefiting the African-America community.

“African-American unemployment rate hit the lowest level ever recorded in the history of our country. Think about that–that is in history, that’s a tough soundbite for my opponent, whoever that opponent is. And we are going to do better and better and better. The unemployment rate for African-American women has hit the lowest number ever recorded. African-American youth unemployment is the lowest level ever recorded in history. African-American poverty rate is at its lowest level in history.”
“This is awfully tough for Democrats to beat. Business ownership by African-American and Hispanic women is growing at a faster rate than any other group. Its called winning, right? But we still have  a lot to do.”
Thank you President Trump for putting America first
“Whether you are African-American or Hispanic-American or any American, you have the right to live in a country that puts your needs first. I heard this one a couple weeks, I said, give me a break – they said, ‘America First, that could be racist.’ I said, racist? Racist? Why is that racist?”
“Here we are, I think does everyone in this room agree? You’re living in America. America First, right? Racist?” Trump asked, prompting the audience indicated to break out into cheers and chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!”
(snip)
“We reject the politics of division and we embrace the unity of being American. We are one people, one family, and we are one nation saluting our great American flag.”
Amen to that, Mr President.
 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

October 30th, 2018, 9:16 am

That’s pretty much what the great Kardashian looked like in action. Although his hat was red.
they all look the same to you?
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bearish isn't the only one who thinks that african-americans all look the same

 
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Re: Trump -- the last 100 days

October 30th, 2018, 12:20 pm

Trump has decided he doesn’t like the 14th amendment to the constitution, so he is going to invalidate it by executive order. Said amendment grants US citizenship to those born in the country, even if they’re brown or Muslim (or both). A Supreme Court stuffed with his acolytes will presumably do nothing to stop him.
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