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monitoring Trump and relevant contemporary events

 
 
izzythepush
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 12:34 pm
@revelette1,
Maybe it’s a distance thing, Russia has a concept of near abroad, basically neighbouring states, some ex soviet that it feels should be it’s sphere of influence.

It’s not alone, look at how America views Cuba and Venezuela.
coldjoint
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 12:37 pm
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Media Cover-Up: ABC, NBC Claim Radical St. Louis Mob Was ‘Peaceful’

That, we know, is a lie. Who thinks this is reporting? This is disinformation that foments more hate. The truth does not matter to the media giants they have an agenda, and that agenda is proven when they lie like this.
Quote:
Kicking off the segment on NBC Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt decried President Trump’s retweeting of the video showing the couple. “This evening, a new firestorm involving President Trump after he retweeted an inflammatory video made during a protest in St. Louis,” Holt sneered.

Moments later, NBC White House correspondent Kristen Welker claimed, without evidence, that Trump was trying to stoke “racial” “tensions” with the video:

Tonight, as protests for racial justice persist, the President is again stoking tensions on Twitter, sharing a video today of a white couple in an upscale St. Louis neighborhood pointing firearms and shouting at peaceful protesters.

A blatant lie.
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/nicholas-fondacaro/2020/06/29/media-cover-abc-nbc-claim-radical-st-louis-mob-was-peaceful
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Walter Hinteler
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 12:38 pm
@coldjoint,
coldjoint wrote:
Nothing he says has any value.
Since you are a specialist in Islamic Studies and Middle East Studies - which books would you recommend instead of his monographs and edited works?
It's generally accepted, for instance, that Cole succeeds in revealing the nature of the colonial situation and adds to our knowledge of little-understood but important facets of the invasion and occupation in Egypt.
But since you're the expert, who tells that this no value ... what is your different opinion on the complexity of the colonial situation in the eastern Mediterranean?
coldjoint
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 12:45 pm
coldjoint
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 12:47 pm
@Walter Hinteler,
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Since you are a specialist in Islamic Studies and Middle East Studies

You are not going to get a response when you start your reply to me like that. Try again, and be a little nicer. Or don't.
Walter Hinteler
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 01:08 pm
@coldjoint,
coldjoint wrote:
You are not going to get a response when you start your reply to me like that.
Well, you wrote pink on white that "Nothing he says has any value."

So I re-phrase and kindly ask you about your valuable different opinion about the nature of the colonial situation in Egypt, about the facets of Napoleon's invasion and occupation in Egypt different to those written by Cole, and why his description of the colonial situation in the eastern Mediterranean in general has no value.

Always your humble servant.
glitterbag
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 01:09 pm
@coldjoint,
coldjoint wrote:

Quote:
Since you are a specialist in Islamic Studies and Middle East Studies

You are not going to get a response when you start your reply to me like that. Try again, and be a little nicer. Or don't.


Oh dear, does that mean you're not a specialist???
Region Philbis
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 01:12 pm
@glitterbag,

nah, just a snowflake...
MontereyJack
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 01:19 pm
@coldjoint,
as usual, no facts, just pro-trump supposition.
hightor
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 01:21 pm
@coldjoint,
Data on Financial Transfers Bolstered Suspicions That Russia Offered Bounties

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American officials intercepted electronic data showing large financial transfers from a bank account controlled by Russia’s military intelligence agency to a Taliban-linked account, which was among the evidence that supported their conclusion that Russia covertly offered bounties for killing U.S. and coalition troops in Afghanistan, according to three officials familiar with the intelligence.

Though the United States has accused Russia of providing general support to the Taliban before, analysts concluded from other intelligence that the transfers were most likely part of a bounty program that detainees described during interrogations. Investigators also identified by name numerous Afghans in a network linked to the suspected Russian operation, the officials said — including, two of them added, a man believed to have served as an intermediary for distributing some of the funds and who is now thought to be in Russia.

The intercepts bolstered the findings gleaned from the interrogations, helping reduce an earlier disagreement among intelligence analysts and agencies over the reliability of the detainees. The disclosures further undercut White House officials’ claim that the intelligence was too uncertain to brief President Trump. In fact, the information was provided to him in his daily written brief in late February, two officials have said.

Afghan officials this week described a sequence of events that dovetails with the account of the intelligence. They said that several businessmen who transfer money through the informal “hawala” system were arrested in Afghanistan over the past six months and are suspected of being part of a ring of middlemen who operated between the Russian intelligence agency, known as the G.R.U., and Taliban-linked militants. The businessmen were arrested in what the officials described as sweeping raids in the north of Afghanistan, as well as in Kabul.

A half-million dollars was seized from the home of one of the men, added a provincial official. The New York Times had previously reported that the recovery of an unusually large amount of cash in a raid was an early piece in the puzzle that investigators put together.

The three American officials who described and confirmed details about the basis for the intelligence assessment spoke on condition of anonymity amid swelling turmoil over the Trump administration’s failure to authorize any response to Russia’s suspected proxy targeting of American troops and downplaying of the issue after it came to light four days ago.

(...)

nyt

And now cj, a foreign affairs specialist and insightful critic of the media, will analyze this article and show us where the reporters lied by presenting well-vetted facts from trusted sources of information.

What were the cash transfers for, cj?

Is Russia supporting the Taliban, cj?

If Trump didn't read the report, why did no one alert him to the contents, cj?

Why are Russia and the Taliban arranging for cash transfers of up to a half million dollars, cj?

Why is Trump denying that any of this occurred, cj?
MontereyJack
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 01:56 pm
@coldjoint,
As usual, just another joint right wing fake news post.. Looks like trump was briedfed on the Russian bounty story n February, well before the times wrote about it,, and did nothing, for a sfr as I can see one of two reasons: either he was briefed and lied abot it because he always lies about anything that reflkets badly on him, or he was briefed and simply paid no attention to it, whichseems to be his usual reaction to intelligence briefing, because of course he is a stable genijus who knows everything anyway so he has no need of new information.In either case, another trump blunder.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trump-got-written-briefing-in-february-on-possible-russian-bounties-officials-say/ar-BB167bfV?ocid=spartan-dhp-feeds
Olivier5
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 02:23 pm
@oralloy,

Didn't know that, thanks. Something must have changed.

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Having a state religion is not apartheid.

The Jewish state is a characterization of the nation state of Israel as a sovereign homeland of Jewish people. It has little to do with Judaism. In fact those who built that state were largely secular.

Quote:
atrocities

I am not saying that the Israeli apartheid system is an "atrocity". You made that up.
coldjoint
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 02:26 pm
@Region Philbis,

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nah, just a snowflake...

Why am I a snowflake? This should be good.
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coldjoint
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 02:27 pm
@hightor,
Quote:
trusted sources of information.

Laughing Laughing Laughing
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American officials intercepted

We have a lot of officials, who are these people? What is their job? You have no credible sources. This is a distraction to take the focus off the Communist revolution that is going on. No need to report on the rise in shootings in the shitholes that defunded or cut the police budget. Or how the destruction is hurting minorities more than helping them.

Just more holdovers and a thoroughly corrupt media trying to sabotage an administration.
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coldjoint
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 02:40 pm
@Walter Hinteler,
Quote:
Always your humble servant.

Cool, we will leave it at that.
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jcboy
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 03:01 pm
Let's hope he drops out of the race! Pence can pardon him for the federal crimes, or completely throw him under the bus. He would still have crimes to face in New York State, possibly landing him in jail for a long time. He's the worst president in the history of our country.

Trump in ‘fragile’ mood and may drop out of 2020 race if poll numbers don’t improve, GOP insiders tell Fox News

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Donald Trump may drop out of the 2020 presidential race if he believes he has no chance of winning, a Republican Party operative reportedly told Fox News.

The claim comes in a report in the president’s favourite news outlet that cites a number of GOP insiders who are concerned about Mr Trump’s re-election prospects amid abysmal polling numbers.
coldjoint
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 03:14 pm
@jcboy,
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Pence can pardon him for the federal crimes, or completely throw him under the bus. He would still have crimes to face in New York State,

That whole sentence is a lie. Trump has committed 0 crimes, federal or otherwise. You Communists want political prisoners.
Quote:
He's the worst president in the history of our country.

Thomas Sowell says it was Obama. Not because he likes Trump, he doesn't, but he likes facts.
MontereyJack
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 03:50 pm
@coldjoint,
The world and the country think trump is the worst president in our history and Obama was one of the better ones. Thomas Sowell is wacked in that regard,, as are you.
coldjoint
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 03:51 pm
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Biden and Dems Are Set to Abolish the Suburbs

Make all of America a shithole.
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I’ve been studying Joe Biden’s housing plans, and what I’ve seen is both surprising and frightening. I expected that a President Biden would enforce the Obama administration’s radical AFFH (Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing) regulation to the hilt. That is exactly what Biden promises to do. By itself, that would be more than enough to end America’s suburbs as we’ve known them, as I’ve explained repeatedly here at NRO.

What surprises me is that Biden has actually promised to go much further than AFFH. Biden has embraced Cory Booker’s strategy for ending single-family zoning in the suburbs and creating what you might call “little downtowns” in the suburbs. Combine the Obama-Biden administration’s radical AFFH regulation with Booker’s new strategy, and I don’t see how the suburbs can retain their ability to govern themselves. It will mean the end of local control, the end of a style of living that many people prefer to the city, and therefore the end of meaningful choice in how Americans can live. Shouldn’t voters know that this is what’s at stake in the election?

It is no exaggeration to say that progressive urbanists have long dreamed of abolishing the suburbs. (In fact, I’ve explained it all in a book.) Initially, these anti-suburban radicals wanted large cities to simply annex their surrounding suburbs, like cities did in the 19th century. That way a big city could fatten up its tax base. Once progressives discovered it had since become illegal for a city to annex its surrounding suburbs without voter consent, they cooked up a strategy that would amount to the same thing.

Trump has to get the word out with his surrogates letting people know all about this crap. The media wont.
https://www.nationalreview.com/corner/biden-and-dems-are-set-to-abolish-the-suburbs/
coldjoint
 
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Reply Tue 30 Jun, 2020 04:00 pm
@MontereyJack,
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The world and the country think trump is the worst president in our history

No, they don't. You should not say things that are impossible to prove, not that you ever prove anything.
 

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