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The Trump Doctrine Defined: ‘We’re America, B*tch’

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posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 10:42 AM
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A great example of the teenage arrogance I was speaking of.



You go grrrl!

I'm 40, but you are very sophisticated with the decidedly Adult ad hominem attack!

Congrats tiger!




posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 10:46 AM
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originally posted by: Butterfinger



A great example of the teenage arrogance I was speaking of.



You go grrrl!

I'm 40, but you are very sophisticated with the decidedly Adult ad hominem attack!

Congrats tiger!


Mental age can be different to physical age.

Just sayin.....




posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 10:50 AM
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originally posted by: introvert

originally posted by: BomSquad

originally posted by: introvert
a reply to: Iamonlyhuman

I've always thought that we need leadership that is wise, humble and calculating.

A doctrine of "we're America, bitch" sounds like an arrogant teenager with an over-inflated sense of importance and an entitled mentality.

If that is the goal, mission accomplished.

I prefer a "walk softly and carry a big stick" approach. Not a "walk loudly and tell everyone how big your stick is" approach.


I also prefer the "walk softly and carry a big stick" approach, but occasionally you need to remind people that you actually have the big stick.

The countries of the world respect POWER, not apologies; Assertiveness, not passivity; Leadership, not idleness.

Once the countries of the world remember what the US is capable of, perhaps we can all move forward together.


There is no respect to be had in taking an attitude of chest-thumping, arrogance and hubris.

Literally, you just described the mentality of a douche bag bully.


There are many ways to show power, assertiveness and leadership without devolving into bullying tactics.
Bullying causes resentment and does not further the goals we are trying to achieve.
If one walks softly for too long, you get ignored.

I do not agree with the current president's methods of showing power and assertiveness ( I cannot say that anything he does shows leadership) but that does not negate the fact that these things need to be done. They do not need to be done in an arrogant and bullying manner, but no country survives if it cannot assert itself on the world stage. That does not mean that compromises cannot be reached. It does not mean you need a "my way or the highway" approach. But it does mean that at times you need to say "this far and no further".



posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 10:53 AM
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originally posted by: introvert
a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan

True. Trump is not the typical politician that is burdened by traditional politics. His burden lies within.

Remember, Trump is not a businessman in the sense you and I understand it. He is a salesman. He sells an image. He sells branding. He sells optics and ego, which plays a huge roll in his actions and presidency.

Whether or not that produces results, or whether he has an actual "desire" to create solutions, remains to be seen. We shall see.

It's difficult to tell because we have to get past the snake-oil salesmen to see what is really going on.


You don't really know what he does sitting at his desk alone. My "boss" is a brand. If you live in Austin, i guarantee you know his name. He sells himself, and a couple of our higher profile folks. BUt make no mistake...he is a shrewd and successful businessman, too.

That said...Trump shows a desire for solutions. Thus far, it seems to be working out really, really well for him. Just him sending a Tweet about Trudeau caused a dip in their currency. Its a political clout that I'd not really expect from a non-politician.



posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 10:55 AM
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originally posted by: BomSquad
But it does mean that at times you need to say "this far and no further".




Woohoo. Picard for prez 2020.



posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 10:56 AM
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a reply to: BomSquad

Yes, these things needs to be done from time to time, but it requires some wisdom to know when , how and with whom.

Arrogance and hubris can cloud that judgement and I hope we do not let that happen.



posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 10:58 AM
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originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan
Just him sending a Tweet about Trudeau caused a dip in their currency. Its a political clout that I'd not really expect from a non-politician.


Which benefits us. More goods sold. More tourism. We don't like a high dollar. I know you thought it was meant to hurt us but it doesn't.



posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 11:01 AM
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originally posted by: Kryties
Quick question:

What's America going to do when the rest of the world finally grows tired of all the "America is the Greatest" nonsense and starts to wall you off and give you the isolation you so clearly crave?

Good luck sustaining your population for long when you can't import anything lol.





Quick answer: You need us more than we need you. Period.



posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 11:03 AM
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originally posted by: intrepid

originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan
Just him sending a Tweet about Trudeau caused a dip in their currency. Its a political clout that I'd not really expect from a non-politician.


Which benefits us. More goods sold. More tourism. We don't like a high dollar. I know you thought it was meant to hurt us but it doesn't.


That's right and more U.S. business coming our way too.



posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 11:04 AM
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originally posted by: underpass61

originally posted by: Kryties
Quick question:

What's America going to do when the rest of the world finally grows tired of all the "America is the Greatest" nonsense and starts to wall you off and give you the isolation you so clearly crave?

Good luck sustaining your population for long when you can't import anything lol.






Quick answer: You need us more than we need you. Period.


The only situation that will work for everyone concerned is a win:win game.
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posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 11:13 AM
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originally posted by: intrepid

originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan
Just him sending a Tweet about Trudeau caused a dip in their currency. Its a political clout that I'd not really expect from a non-politician.


Which benefits us. More goods sold. More tourism. We don't like a high dollar. I know you thought it was meant to hurt us but it doesn't.


Then you should be happy about his foreign policy, too. Its a win/win.



posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 11:15 AM
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originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan

originally posted by: intrepid

originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan
Just him sending a Tweet about Trudeau caused a dip in their currency. Its a political clout that I'd not really expect from a non-politician.


Which benefits us. More goods sold. More tourism. We don't like a high dollar. I know you thought it was meant to hurt us but it doesn't.


Then you should be happy about his foreign policy, too. Its a win/win.


Not bugging me one bit as far as the policies go concerning Canada, the rest of the world? Not so much. I can do without the rhetoric though.



posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 11:17 AM
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originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan

originally posted by: intrepid

originally posted by: bigfatfurrytexan
Just him sending a Tweet about Trudeau caused a dip in their currency. Its a political clout that I'd not really expect from a non-politician.


Which benefits us. More goods sold. More tourism. We don't like a high dollar. I know you thought it was meant to hurt us but it doesn't.


Then you should be happy about his foreign policy, too. Its a win/win.


Not in every area, not in trade, perhaps manufacturing. Not even there if auto parts trade will be affected.



posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 11:43 AM
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originally posted by: underpass61

originally posted by: Kryties
Quick question:

What's America going to do when the rest of the world finally grows tired of all the "America is the Greatest" nonsense and starts to wall you off and give you the isolation you so clearly crave?

Good luck sustaining your population for long when you can't import anything lol.





Quick answer: You need us more than we need you. Period.


Nope.

Period.

Stop getting your news from Fox News and right-wing biased websites.



posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 11:50 AM
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originally posted by: underpass61

originally posted by: Kryties
Quick question:

What's America going to do when the rest of the world finally grows tired of all the "America is the Greatest" nonsense and starts to wall you off and give you the isolation you so clearly crave?

Good luck sustaining your population for long when you can't import anything lol.





Quick answer: You need us more than we need you. Period.


Only for the NFL. CFL football just isn't my thing. And Deadpool. Oh wait. He's a Canuck.



posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 11:55 AM
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originally posted by: introvert
a reply to: BomSquad

Yes, these things needs to be done from time to time, but it requires some wisdom to know when , how and with whom.

Arrogance and hubris can cloud that judgement and I hope we do not let that happen.


I couldn't agree more.



posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 12:14 PM
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a reply to: intrepid

Meh. Its just words said for the cameras.



posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 12:34 PM
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a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan



You don't really know what he does sitting at his desk alone. My "boss" is a brand. If you live in Austin, i guarantee you know his name. He sells himself, and a couple of our higher profile folks. BUt make no mistake...he is a shrewd and successful businessman, too.


Ok. My point still stands.



That said...Trump shows a desire for solutions. Thus far, it seems to be working out really, really well for him. Just him sending a Tweet about Trudeau caused a dip in their currency. Its a political clout that I'd not really expect from a non-politician.


I think we should wait to see the results, before we say it's working well for him.

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posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 12:37 PM
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It's hard normal people to believe, but the WHINERS and COMPLAINERS really don't care about individuals and families. They're under the control of dark forces. They want recessions and wars.

For the good of the world, they must be turned, or beaten.



posted on Jun, 12 2018 @ 12:42 PM
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It's hard normal people to believe, but the WHINERS and COMPLAINERS really don't care about individuals and families. They're under the control of dark forces.


Sounds a lot like corporate America too.




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