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Old 08-11-2017, 05:48 PM
 
Location: Kansas City, MISSOURI
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So, he's thinking about scaling up the war in Afghanistan because they have lots of minerals. And now he's open to the possibility of invading Venezuela, undoubtedly in part because of their oil.

Lovely. There is this part of me that almost wants to see him do it just to make all those people who voted for him because they thought he was an anti-internationalist "put America first" isolationist feel pretty darn embarrassed.
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Old 08-11-2017, 05:48 PM
 
Location: The Republic of Texas
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They do have the world's largest proven oil reserves and we know how Trump feels about taking the oil from other countries.


See Nikki look at Rex and raise an eyebrow when he said it?
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Old 08-11-2017, 05:49 PM
 
Location: Lost in Montana *recalculating*...
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I'll be pretty happy when Mueller nails his fat a$$ to the wall.
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Old 08-11-2017, 05:49 PM
 
Location: Here.
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Why would you rule out a military option?
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Old 08-11-2017, 05:50 PM
 
Location: San Diego Native to Denver Metro Transplant
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All I see here is the usual absolutist ranting by a bunch of sore losers and spoiled children who want to impose their "perfect" vison on all of us, and will try to demonize anyone and anything that dissents from it.

I didn't vote for him, and disagree strongly with a lot of his domestic proposals, but I suspect that he wants to project more of a belligerent attitude than is really the case, simply because he knows that it will further aggravate the Lefty-Loonies and cause a few more pieces of "organic fertilizer" to be thrown from the Monkey House.

Rave on, boys and girls!
OK.
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Old 08-11-2017, 05:50 PM
 
Location: Long Island
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See Nikki look at Rex and raise an eyebrow when he said it?
Her face was classic. She looked like she wanted to kick him in the shin to shut him up.
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Old 08-11-2017, 05:51 PM
 
Location: San Diego Native to Denver Metro Transplant
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Your thread title is dishonest.
He never said he wants to invade anyone.
If anybody knows anything about dishonest thread titles it would be you.

If he doesn't want to invade then what does he mean about military action?
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Old 08-11-2017, 05:51 PM
 
Location: The United States of America
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Why would you rule out a military option?
Because I'm not a citizen of NK.
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Old 08-11-2017, 05:52 PM
 
Location: Kansas City, MISSOURI
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Why would you rule out a military option?
Because some nations, and some situations, aren't worth even thinking about maybe possibly potentially kinda-sorta getting involved militarily.
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Old 08-11-2017, 05:52 PM
 
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Yes! Instead we have a chicken hawk.
Not much different than Obama dropping bombs all over the ME.

We need to mind our own business.
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