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Trump Part 16

Discussion in 'off topic' started by Yank, Jan 5, 2019.

  1. Craig B

    Craig B Re:trophile

    Oh, I like this...Trumpty Dumpty indeed...

  2. DonQuixote99

    DonQuixote99 pfm Member

    I think Jr. is dumber and less charming than his father.
  3. Hook

    Hook Blackbeard's former bo'sun.

    You did NOT call them JTs! Oh, you did, you did call them JTs!! :eek:
  4. DonQuixote99

    DonQuixote99 pfm Member

    Stopped that clip when they started clicking the 'empty' gun. Call me a snowflake but I didn't want to see what i was sure was coming.

    Agree that the JT label from that universe is exactly right for the Donalds!
  5. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    While two bald men wrestle over the Brexit comb in Britain,Trump’s protectionism and the slump in global demand for for manufactured goods grind away behind their backs. Something bigger and more toxic than Brexit is coming down the pipe.
  6. matthewr

    matthewr spɹɐʍʞɔɐq spɹoɔǝɹ ɹnoʎ sʎɐld

  7. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    I let my mind wander over the Trump border visit today. Faulty satnav then a flat tyre in Juarez at dusk. A call from El Chapo ( from jail, to find out if kids have had their bedtime story).
  8. Joe P

    Joe P certified Buffologist / mod


    No one dies, but the gun does go off as guns tend to do.

  9. DonQuixote99

    DonQuixote99 pfm Member

    Thinking about it, I believe I just found the suspense, knowing with absolute certainty the gun would go off, but not knowing when, too excruciatingly banal.
  10. DonQuixote99

    DonQuixote99 pfm Member

  11. Hook

    Hook Blackbeard's former bo'sun.

    Agreed! Must admit, I'm having a hard time getting my head around this. It’s eerie!
  12. tones

    tones Tones deaf

    Bit like the guy who, in the late 19th century, wrote a novel in which he described an enormous ocean liner called Titan, which hit an iceberg in the Atlantic and sank with the loss of most of its complement.
  13. matthewr

    matthewr spɹɐʍʞɔɐq spɹoɔǝɹ ɹnoʎ sʎɐld

    Like father like son pretty much explains the coincidence I guess.
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  14. ff1d1l

    ff1d1l pfm Member

  15. DonQuixote99

    DonQuixote99 pfm Member

    A report from NBC now says that Trump's plan is to raid disaster recovery funds for Puerto Rico, and other Army Corps of Engineer funding, under emergency authority, to pay for some wall. https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/im...ake-billions-disaster-areas-fund-wall-n957281

    This proposal is designed to create maximum outrage in Democrats and maximum delight in the racist 30%. So it's a perfect idea from Trumps point of view. The more brown people and their allies hate him, the more his base loves him, and that's what Trump loves.
  16. Joe P

    Joe P certified Buffologist / mod

    He is a JT. A ginoromous, racist JT.

    There, I said it.

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  17. TheDecameron

    TheDecameron Unicorns fart glitter.

    UKIP campaigned on exactly this pledge- that foreign aid would cease and the money would be spent on needy white people inside one of the world’s richest countries.
  18. DonQuixote99

    DonQuixote99 pfm Member

    That's of course most likely it. The writer was a guy who happened to know and love, so to speak, Fred Trump.

    Could find out little about the writer, John D. Robinson. He was a successful TV writer and producer, mostly of westerns. Biggest success was probably as producer of the series "Wanted, Dead or Alive." Could find nothing but his credits and the barest biographical details. Born 10/12/1923, California, died 4/3/1999.
  19. DonQuixote99

    DonQuixote99 pfm Member

    If I'd ever heard of that Titanic/Titan story, I'd forgotten it. Just shows that the hubris and irony embodied in the real Titanic events was broad and bold enough for fiction.
  20. Hook

    Hook Blackbeard's former bo'sun.

    Joe, maybe it's time to update the AUP's registration requirements?

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