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Old 08-21-2019, 09:50 AM
 
Location: Somewhere below Mason/Dixon
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There are independent countries with populations smaller than Greenland. Liechtenstein, San Marino, Monaco. Who is to say Greenland could not pull it off?

It's a crackup to you because you support Trump.
Greenland cannot be totally independent. Those other nations you cite are also physically small and easy to manage. Greenland is vast and itís governance is going to be a lot more expensive, too expensive for a nation of 56000 people. The arrangement they have with Denmark is about as good as they are going to get.
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Old 08-21-2019, 09:52 AM
 
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I heard that Denmark spends $700M annually on Greenland. What do they get out of it? They should sell that white elephant
The US hasn't put Alabama on the market, or did I miss the announcement? (Not that I foresee buyers lining up, mind.)
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Old 08-21-2019, 09:52 AM
 
Location: Virginia
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Well, several million Danes are kinda PO'd right now. As is the case with most right-thinking people, they've been sort of entertained by the adults gently explaining that Greenland isn't for sale.

However, finagling an invite from Her Majesty and then "postponing"? That's not how it works - it's a head of state inviting another head of state to be the guest of honor, it's not a voucher. It's pretty much a given that the court will not issue another invitation.

If he shows up later, he can meet with the PM at the airport or the US embassy. As one Danish politician put it (and a right-wing politician, too):"Why not just cancel? We are so busy here with other things."
If he shows up later, I suggest that the official response should be "Sorry, but we have to wash our hair that day". It used to be the ultimate brush off back in the old days.
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Old 08-21-2019, 09:54 AM
 
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Hey, why not sell Alaska back to the Russkies? We bought it cheap. We can sell it steep. Pretty good deal.
Then you'd be able to see Russia from all of Alaska.
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Old 08-21-2019, 09:55 AM
 
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Well he is the dips*** king of the dips***s. He says dips****y stuff and all the dips***s cheer. We should all know how this works by now.
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Old 08-21-2019, 10:10 AM
 
Location: Eastern NC
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So once again Trump shows what a disgraceful man-child he is. I noticed most Trump supporters are avoiding this thread like the plague. And here just a few days ago, Trump supporters were calling this fake news.
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Old 08-21-2019, 10:11 AM
 
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So once again Trump shows what a disgraceful man-child he is. I noticed most Trump supporters are avoiding this thread like the plague. And here just a few days ago, Trump supporters were calling this fake news.

TDS is very strong here. LOL


Leftists get rick rolled by Trump on a daily basis.
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Old 08-21-2019, 10:12 AM
 
Location: Old Hippie Heaven
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Lol,
Addendum: no dems on new Greenland after Trump buys it. Yay, we can start a new again.
No american dems, just 50,000 democratic socialists.
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Old 08-21-2019, 10:22 AM
 
Location: Denver, CO
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Leftists get rick rolled by Trump on a daily basis.
Trump IS a leftist.
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Old 08-21-2019, 10:29 AM
 
Location: alexandria, VA
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TDS is very strong here. LOL


Leftists get rick rolled by Trump on a daily basis.
Right. Trump proves once again that he's a blithering idiot and the Trumpies are okay with that because "he's trolling the libs".
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