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by HST's Ghost
Thu Oct 17, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Syria - Stepping into the Void
Replies: 729
Views: 43795

Re: Syria - Stepping into the Void

I imagine that this has been postulated by someone already, but this really feels like Putin moving quickly to first check that Trump will roll over on Syria so that he can then start to push in on the Ukraine before the Trump shitshow blows up completely...
by HST's Ghost
Wed Oct 16, 2019 10:59 am
Forum: Foreign Policy
Topic: Syria - Stepping into the Void
Replies: 729
Views: 43795

Re: Syria - Stepping into the Void

It's an on-again off-again romance with Pence and Erdogan... “We need them to stand down. We need a cease fire. At which point, we can begin to put this all back together again,” Pompeo said in the interview. Erdogan has said that a ceasefire is not on the table. “They say ‘declare a ceasefire’. We ...
by HST's Ghost
Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:04 am
Forum: The Trump Cabinet
Topic: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo
Replies: 147
Views: 10328

Re: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

So what is up with Gorka and Pompeo anyhow? I realize this is from the Wash Times, but these direct Gorka quotes shows him being extremely sycophantic and, no surprise, egotistical... Sebastian Gorka: 'A certain congressman said I should be the next national security adviser' “A certain congressman ...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:35 pm
Forum: Impeachment
Topic: Breaking News: National Intelligence Whistle Blower
Replies: 252
Views: 10155

Re: Breaking News: National Intelligence Whistle Blower

Sterngard Friegen wrote:
Mon Sep 16, 2019 10:05 pm
Rank speculation: The whistleblower is the translator who interpreted for Trump during his meeting(s) with Putin.

That translator knows a traitor when s/he hears one.
fwiw, that was my first reaction/hope when I read this...
by HST's Ghost
Tue Sep 10, 2019 7:37 am
Forum: Economy
Topic: Tesla
Replies: 299
Views: 19309

Re: Tesla

I guess with more of these incidents being reported that there soon will be a "dead man" switch installed in this type of cars. Alarm, if not deactivated within seconds the car stops. With the programmed intelligence it will drive to the curb or emergency lane to halt. Really has to be codified in ...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Aug 19, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: President & Executive Branch
Topic: The MOOCH
Replies: 250
Views: 17398

Re: The MOOCH

Twitter wars with a grown man named Mooch and some doe-eyed fantasy about purchasing Greenland are the modern equivalent of fiddling...
by HST's Ghost
Sat Aug 17, 2019 9:23 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's Trade Follicy
Replies: 2392
Views: 133842

Re: Trump's Trade Follicy

Foggy wrote:
Sat Aug 17, 2019 7:44 am
Chilidog wrote:
Fri Aug 16, 2019 9:58 pm
I've got my stash of Ameros.
I'm still holding on to my dong. :blink:
If you ever wanted to be a millionairre, come visit me and will have a nice banh mi together...

https://www.google.com/search?q=dollar+to+dong
Sekrit Stuffs!
by HST's Ghost
Tue Aug 13, 2019 9:28 am
Forum: Courts, Law, and Legal Issues
Topic: DOJ Investigation: Re Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal; 2008 SDFL; 2019 SDNY
Replies: 1094
Views: 49627

Re: DOJ Investigation: Re Jeffrey Epstein Plea Deal; 2008 SDFL; 2019 SDNY

I thought it was a mangled Ronan (Farrow), who hasn't been heard from on twitter...but has a book coming out...
by HST's Ghost
Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:55 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's Trade Follicy
Replies: 2392
Views: 133842

Re: Trump's Trade Follicy

Just some additional general thoughts to the excellent comments about the topic...as someone also living and working in Asia... The comments about how the state-controlled economy (and media) and the strong nationalistic pride will aid China to overcome any short-term economic bumps are very true, a...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: India revokes occupied Kashmir's special autonomy
Replies: 1
Views: 1396

India revokes occupied Kashmir's special autonomy

May as well put this here as it could develop into something rather grave quite rapidly: India’s cancellation of Kashmir’s special status will have consequences Modi government’s move comes amid already high tensions between India and Pakistan The significance of Kashmir to India is difficult to exa...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:26 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's Trade Follicy
Replies: 2392
Views: 133842

Re: Trump's Trade Follicy

No expert, but yeah, it seems to be a let it slide move...The Tokyo index seems to be moving back up but I noticed the yen has dropped sharply (109 to 105) over the last week. I also remember Drumpf floating the idea that the US should move to weaken the dollar to help exporters. The yen dropping to...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Aug 05, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Virtual Drunk Tank
Replies: 366
Views: 46681

Re: Virtual Drunk Tank

Everclear for bunions?! How does that work? Everclear was a common purchase for kids in Tijuana when I was growing up in San Diego. I still didn't drink but kids in sr. high school would mix it with koolaid or whatever and bring it to school in a thermos...Ever see the movie, "Over the Edge"? Anyhow...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Aug 05, 2019 9:46 am
Forum: ► ► Breaking News ◄ ◄
Topic: Another Shooting
Replies: 8872
Views: 435435

Re: Another Shooting

Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump on Monday suggested tying immigration reform to strengthening background checks following a weekend in which the alleged shooter in El Paso, Texas, is believed to have authored a racist, anti-immigrant document targeting Hispanics. https://edition.cnn.com/2019...
by HST's Ghost
Sat Aug 03, 2019 4:55 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 12142
Views: 610007

Re: President Trump

Canada...Mexico...I wish a Democrat would at least mention forging a truly fair and strong economic alliance with Canada and Mexico as there is a lot of untapped potential in a partnership relationship. Rewarmed NAFTA is a joke and Drumpf's constant belittling of those two countries is sheer idiocy ...
by HST's Ghost
Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media
Replies: 8558
Views: 399500

Re: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media

Kim's "great and beautiful vision" for North Korea is 99.99% of the population living in permanent near-starvation so they are too busy trying to find their next meal to topple the well-fed, cognac-swilling, Maybach-riding princeling despot leading their country. This isn't hard, and Donald Trump i...
by HST's Ghost
Fri Aug 02, 2019 9:24 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Who's going to be the NEXT one to be underbussed?
Replies: 3264
Views: 163565

Re: Who's going to be the NEXT one under the bus?

You have to wonder if trump ever reflects on the number of people he nominates not even getting to the confirmation stage before having to step down because of their total unfitness for whatever job he nominated them for. I think after the second or third one, I would be vetting my nominees a littl...
by HST's Ghost
Thu Aug 01, 2019 12:00 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's dementia accelerating?
Replies: 183
Views: 9067

Re: Trump's dementia accelerating?

Trump supporters will say: "Drumpf is a wonderful flymanitarian and not a speciest!" OR "It was a sign from Q!!" Agreed about the slurring Pip. And the Ivanka-on-the-arm for support makes massive sense. I have to admit that I didn't realize Reagan was already that gone from his first election (!), a...
by HST's Ghost
Wed Jul 31, 2019 10:17 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's dementia accelerating?
Replies: 183
Views: 9067

Re: Trump's dementia accelerating?

There certainly are signs, even though his word salads could just be due to him talking about things he really has no interest and obviously no knowledge about. I mean, his claiming to send investigators to Hawaii re: Obama's BC was delusional, such delusions getting worse as he feels he is some Kin...
by HST's Ghost
Wed Jul 31, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Current Events
Topic: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact
Replies: 1490
Views: 88285

Re: LEAVE Brexit Vote: Leave EU Thu 23 June - Market and US Election Impact

RTH10260 wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2019 10:22 am
insists all non-titled males are given the suffix Esq
I thought "Esq." was only for lawyers? I would be stoked if I could add it to my name! :dance:
by HST's Ghost
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:08 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump's Trade Follicy
Replies: 2392
Views: 133842

Re: Trump's Trade Follicy

I was going to write a rant/analysis of why tariffs on French wine would probably yield minimal results compared to taxing Google, Apple, Facebook, and Amazon, but I am sure this idiocy will soon fade from the Demented Orange Baboon's peabrain... Trump's threat to tax French wines labelled 'complete...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Jul 29, 2019 10:06 pm
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 12142
Views: 610007

Re: President Trump

RE: Dementia I went through this guy's extensive tweets about Trump's possible dementia. Walking odd could be lots of things - hard to believe he doesn't have high cholesterol and incipient diabetes. There is something weird about his sticking out his tongue though... It does seem true that his twee...
by HST's Ghost
Mon Jul 29, 2019 5:34 am
Forum: International Culture & Current Events
Topic: A$AP ROCKY'S SWEDISH TRIAL
Replies: 110
Views: 4790

Re: A$AP ROCKY'S SWEDISH TRIAL

“We are calling on Secretary Pompeo to do more,” Espaillat said. “This is not enough. It is unconscionable that young men that are doing well, they are on the right track in life, they’re very successful, they’re icons in the hip-hop community, are treated under these inhuman conditions.” Oh to see...
by HST's Ghost
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media
Replies: 8558
Views: 399500

Re: Trump - POTUS Tweets and Social Media

That whole Trump winery bs pisses me off to no end, especially as a wine semi-enthusiast. You can hardly get further from the highest quality US wine than his winery, and Napa is where he would have a winery if he was truly any sort of baller - or maybe Oregon or Washington, but the east coast is wa...
by HST's Ghost
Sat Jul 27, 2019 10:30 am
Forum: Trump Administration
Topic: President Trump
Replies: 12142
Views: 610007

Re: President Trump

Was this posted before? Such a lack of self-confidence from the Orange Bluster seems a bit...odd... Trump says China could wait until U.S. election for trade deal (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Friday that he would not be surprised if China held out until after the U.S. election in 2020 ...

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