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originally posted by: KeithCooper
Trump is a loser. Trump dodged the Military because he is a loser. America is first in the World for a reason...and that is because we demand it. Our Military Industrial Technological complex enables us to force project our power and sheer dominance over the globe.
Trump is disengaging from the very thing that creates power and wealth for our Nation. He is allowing our enemies to take over areas that we once held dearly with blood toil and lives. How does a great World power remain the top of the food chain?
Not by retreating back to some wretched form of mercantilism as our spearhead. We, as a Nation, a peoples must dominate and control those things that are in our national interest...and aso control and dominate those things and areas that are in the national interest of our enemies. No time for retreat now as communist China and a resurgant Russia extend their claws into areas they once only dreamed of . Globalism is good. The World works and trades on a global scale. America must take its share of world trade or else lose it to more aggressive competitors.
As dirty as the work is, America's involvement all over the globe is a good thing. Good for trade, good for industry, good for science, good for instilling a Spartan instinct into a snowflake society long pampered by the distance of thunderous cannon fire. Trump is wrong.
originally posted by: smurfy
originally posted by: Edumakated
As for the conversation, both Trump and the reporter could just be talking hearsay...what we do know though is that Trump is a pathological liar most of the time.
originally posted by: Gryphon66
a reply to: Edumakated
That's the most lucid and reasonable I've seen him in a long time.
Reminds me of the Trump I used to enjoy watching.
originally posted by: ThirdEyeofHorus
Reply to: Pavil
Greatness is not from globalism and dominance , however we are not to be wimps, and military strength is necessary for defense, which our Constitution says is to be provided for by our Republican government. You’ve heard of the saying Peace through Strength” right ? There’s kind of a thing in martial arts... that you know how to fight but you hope you never have to use it.
Now, who is moving what goalposts ? Be specific please.
originally posted by: Dfairlite
a reply to: Gryphon66
Because they take it out of context. It's like how they said he mocked that reporter with handicapped motions. There was video and audio. But even the tiniest bit of research showed that trump does that to mock everyone, even himself. It's his hand gesture for being confused or caught off guard.
So a report on what Trump said or did could only be presented if the entire speech was presented. I disagree.
He mocked the reporter.
If his "normal retard" as Ann Colter said is that action, then he mocked a reporter as a "normal retard."
Whatever it is, whatever the media does or says, it's still on us the consumer to determine right or wrong truth or untruth.
I do not favor the government deciding what I can believe or what I see as TRUTH ... do you?