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camlok
 
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Reply Sat 15 Apr, 2017 09:49 pm
@maxdancona,
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I read what I thought was relevant on both sides,


You keep on saying the most unscientific and crazy, illogical things. You keep on saying things that illustrate how totally closed minded you are -

"I think I made myself pretty clear. I don't give very much credibility to 9/11 conspiracy theories."

Glennn, Builder and I have been begging all of you to put forward your best 911 scientific evidence and you scream in your every post - There is no way that I am going to do that for any number of dismally illogical reasons.

So far, you, an alleged physics major and a guy who keeps telling everyone what a phenomenal scientist he is [farmerman] have providing zero science. Why? Neither of you scientists can be bothered.

Going over old threads has been highly instructive. None of you ever knew anything [you all knew sweet tweet and it hasn't changed] except for the lame propaganda feeds that came from your government.

You don't want to engage because you know you would show yourself as a right idiot on 911 issues.
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Glennn
 
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Reply Sat 15 Apr, 2017 09:50 pm
@camlok,
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I don't and I know Glennn doesn't either. But you should, Max. You obviously didn't get any logic in what appears to be a fake physics degree, one that you can't put to any use.

I think he actually believes that no one can see that he has no intentions of answering any questions or discussing the physics of 9/11. A classic wind-up.
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camlok
 
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Reply Sat 15 Apr, 2017 09:53 pm
@maxdancona,
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The many thousands of hours of videos, arguments, websites, pictures analysis no longer interest me. I have read enough to realize that I don't buy it. This is my decision.


That sure would have impressed your physics professors, Max. And farmerman too.
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Real Music
 
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Reply Sun 16 Apr, 2017 01:04 pm
@girlie,
How do you feel about people who post their disagreements to something that you posted?
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Real Music
 
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Reply Sun 16 Apr, 2017 01:29 pm
@girlie,
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I'm honestly surprised that more people aren't upset at Obama taking so many luxurious vacations while American children starve and the US military isn't treated as well as it should be treated. It's like a captain abandoning ship when one sinks. What kind of President thinks it's okay to take vacations on tax payer dollars and luxurious ones at that? If he wants to take vacations, then he can do that on his own dime.

And yet these same Obama worshippers want to bash Donald for playing golf for one day, lol.


http://www.cnn.com/2017/04/10/politics/donald-trump-obama-travel-costs/index.html
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Conservatives frequently attacked Obama for spending on his travel while president
Trump has spent 21 days at his Mar-A-Lago resort in Florida

Washington (CNN) — Donald Trump's travel to his private club in Florida has cost over an estimated $20 million in his first 80 days as president, putting the president on pace in his first year of office to surpass former President Barack Obama's spending on travel for his entire eight years.

The outsized spending on travel stands in stark relief to Trump's calls for belt tightening across the federal government and the fact that he regularly criticized Obama for costing the American taxpayer money every time he took a trip.

Given variations in each trip, estimating the security costs around a presidential trip is difficult. But a 2016 Government Accountability Office report about a four-day trip Obama took to Florida in 2013 -- one similar to Trump's trips -- found the total cost to the Secret Service and Coast Guard was $3.6 million.

Trump notches his 13th golf course visit

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To date, Trump has spent six weekends -- and a total of 21 days -- at Mar-A-Lago, his private Palm Beach club. The total estimated costs for those trips are around $21.6 million.

Obama, by contrast, spent just under $97 million on travel in his eight years as president, according to documents reviewed by Judicial Watch, a conservative government watchdog. These trips included personal trips - including ski trips to Aspen and the Obama's annual family vacation in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts -- and work trips, like a visit to Everglades National Park on Earth Day in 2015.

Trump's frequent weekend travel makes it all but certain the 45th President will surpass Obama's spending in his first term, likely within months.

The spending comes as Trump asks the federal government to slash non-defense spending by $54 billion, including deep cuts to the State Department, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Environmental Protection Agency and the wholesale elimination of other federal programs. The proposed cuts, which are unlikely to be adopted in total, will correspond with $54 billion in increases to defense spending.

Trump's frequent trips to Florida will likely end soon. Businesses in Palm Beach County have been told to expect the president to visit through May, but that Trump will likely stop visiting after that because the weather in the area begins to get stiflingly hot.

Trump in 2016: 'I don't have time' for golf

Trump in 2016: 'I don't have time' for golf

Trump in 2016: 'I don't have time' for golf 01:26

Instead, many expect Trump will then start making frequent trips to his penthouse apartment at Trump Tower in New York City -- where first lady Melania Trump has been living for the first part of 2017 as their son, Baron, finishes school -- and his private Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster Township, New Jersey.

Trump is said to be particularly fond of his New Jersey property. Ivanka Trump was married there, and Trump used the country club as president-elect to put together his government after winning November's election. In a sign of his love for the club, Trump has expressed a desire to be buried on the property.

But as much as the trips are a budget problem for Trump, they are also a public relations issue.

The president was an outspoken critic of Obama's travel, routinely slamming his predecessor on Twitter for his holiday trips home to Hawaii.

"The habitual vacationer, @BarackObama, is now in Hawaii. This vacation is costing taxpayers $4 milion +++ while there is 20% unemployment," Trump tweeted in 2011 with an incorrect unemployment figure.

Trump later tweeted: "President @BarackObama's vacation is costing taxpayers millions of dollars——Unbelievable!"

High costs of security and travel

Despite these comments, Trump and his family have proven to be an expensive first family to protect.

Not only does Trump travel frequently, but New York City officials have said it costs between $127,000 to $146,000 a day to protect first lady Melania Trump when she is in New York and the president is not there.

Trump has yet to visit New York as president.

The extensive needs of the Trump family have put strains staffing on the Secret Service, too.

Dozens of agents from field offices across the country, including New York, have been temporarily pulled off their normal criminal investigation duties to work two-week rotations protecting members of the large Trump family, Secret Service officials told CNN.

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said earlier this month that the Department of Homeland Security will ask for additional funding to protect Trump.

"They need a lot more agents, not just because of the Trump era, although that is additional because he has a lot of children and grandchildren," Kelly told senators on the Homeland Security Committee. "We need more agents and we need more uniformed personnel."

Kelly also acknowledged the strain the Secret Service is under.

"We need a larger Secret Service," Kelly said, "because we need to get some of these people a little bit of time at home with their families."

CNN's Mary Kay Mallonee contributed to this report.
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Real Music
 
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Reply Sun 16 Apr, 2017 02:14 pm
@Finn dAbuzz,
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I don't ever do it to anyone's posts because it makes the post disappear
That's the same reason I don't like to thumb down. I don't mind thumbing down some posts as long as I can still see the post. Maybe the administrator of A2K can change that feature so that the post remains visible after being thumbed down.
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Real Music
 
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Reply Sun 16 Apr, 2017 03:07 pm
@girlie,
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if you don't support Trump, one simple question: what's stopping you from leaving America?
I just want to make sure that I understand what you are saying. I don't want to misinterpret what I think you are saying. Are you suggesting that anyone who does not support Donald Trump to leave the country? Are you seriously suggesting that half the country should leave the country simply because they do not support Donald Trump?
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Real Music
 
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Reply Sun 16 Apr, 2017 03:28 pm
@girlie,
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I'm setting people's priorities straight on what they should be voting for?
What if I disagree with your views and opinions? What if my ideology and politics is completely different from yours? What if my conclusions regarding any issue or topic is completely different from yours?
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Real Music
 
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Reply Sun 16 Apr, 2017 03:38 pm
@girlie,
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the Trump haters don't like the fact that in reality Obama is the worst president of all time and the Democratic party is the most crooked party and the down voters don't like reading posts about that?
First of all, I disagree with your assessment of Obama. Second, I disagree with your assessment of what is reality. Third, I disagree with assessment of the Democratic party. And fourth, are you debating differences of opinions or are you attacking people who do not agree with your views?
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