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« on: May 30, 2014, 09:02:10 AM »

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« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2014, 09:29:13 AM »
Well, the Europeans seem to like us more.

Not that that's a good thing.
"A deficit is what you've got when you haven't got as much as if you just had nothing. If we tried any of this, we'd end up in jail, but the government gets rid of its debts by nationalizing them. That's like the alcoholic who solved his problem by pouring the booze in all of his bottles into one big container. Himself." (Charlie Farquharson, edited for spelling)

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« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2014, 09:30:42 AM »
Well, the Europeans seem to like us more.

Not that that's a good thing.

they do?  the shine seems to have worn a bit from even that, given the hosannas that greeted him in 2009, when they were prepared to canonize him in Berlin.

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« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2014, 09:32:09 AM »
Well, the Europeans seem to like us more.

Not that that's a good thing.

Which Europeans??

The British?  Germans?  French?  Eastern Europe??

I don't think ANY of our allies "like us more" now than they did when they knew they could trust us (before Obama, that is).
Character still matters.  It always matters.

May 3, 2016 - the day the Republican party left ME.  I am now without a Party, and quite possibly without a country.  May God have mercy!

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« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2014, 09:41:20 AM »
Which Europeans??

The British?  Germans?  French?  Eastern Europe??

I don't think ANY of our allies "like us more" now than they did when they knew they could trust us (before Obama, that is).
I was thinking more like Sweden, Denmark, Norway... all those northern welfare states that America always gets negatively compared to, even though our demographic makeup isn't comparable.
"A deficit is what you've got when you haven't got as much as if you just had nothing. If we tried any of this, we'd end up in jail, but the government gets rid of its debts by nationalizing them. That's like the alcoholic who solved his problem by pouring the booze in all of his bottles into one big container. Himself." (Charlie Farquharson, edited for spelling)

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« Reply #5 on: May 30, 2014, 09:46:46 AM »
An obvious, glaring failure. But that won't stop the palace guard media from protecting their boy king at all costs.

If I was made king for a day, the media would hate that day.

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« Reply #6 on: May 30, 2014, 09:56:36 AM »
An obvious, glaring failure. But that won't stop the palace guard media from protecting their boy king at all costs.

If I was made king for a day, the media would hate that day.

worse yet, they'd do their level best to get everyone to believe that the day never happened at all.  Sort of the reverse of the movie Groundhog Day.

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« Reply #7 on: May 30, 2014, 10:25:33 AM »
I was thinking more like Sweden, Denmark, Norway... all those northern welfare states that America always gets negatively compared to, even though our demographic makeup isn't comparable.

I suppose that it's possible that US/Scandinavian relations have 'improved' because of Obama's radical socialism, but I'm not sure there is any empirical evidence to back that up.

Character still matters.  It always matters.

May 3, 2016 - the day the Republican party left ME.  I am now without a Party, and quite possibly without a country.  May God have mercy!


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