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Re: Double standard

Post by Slapsy » 12 Aug 2017, 13:46

Something to think about,found on Twitter this morning.
Considering that no WMDs,advised by American analysts, were found in Iraq,how can we be certain that those same analysts are right about Nth.Korea.
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Re: Double standard

Post by Buck_naked » 12 Aug 2017, 14:06

Americans love a strong leader. Trumps poll rating has jumped from 39% to 45% in one week. ... a-tensions

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Re: Double standard

Post by grandduke » 12 Aug 2017, 15:34

But is not a week in politics a long time Buck, Slapsy,
in a world of lies and misinformation it pays to be a
cynic and it sits well with age.
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Re: Double standard

Post by Dreamweaver » 12 Aug 2017, 18:09

Perrorist wrote:
11 Aug 2017, 20:37
Quite right, Buck, but I doubt Trump has ever taken that into account.
Something else he hasn't taken into account, perhaps?
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Even horrendous nuclear war, except in its most extreme form, can be a relatively localised issue, and the threat from asteroids can possibly be mitigated. The risks associated with an electromagnetic pulse, or EMP, represent another story entirely. ... ared-30296 ... ?r=US&IR=T
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