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    Is there a Morning After Pill for this ??




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    You don't need one if you believe in Democracy but I've heard on the news there's been a rush for applications for Canadian Citizenship

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    Canada's immigration website crashed under the load

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    The Simpsons predicted Trumps victory 16 years ago.

    http://metro.co.uk/2016/11/09/the-si...erica-6245205/
    Last edited by Calimanco; 2016-11-09 at 11:51.

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    Refugees from the US ? - whatever next.....

    Can any of you US guys confirm that anything major or controversial that Trump wants to implement, that it has to be passed by both Congress and the Senate ?
    Last edited by Sudo15; 2016-11-09 at 11:56.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Calimanco View Post
    The Simpsons predicted Trumps victory 16 years ago.
    I think Nostradamus got there first, some time in the 1500s!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sudo15 View Post
    Refugees from the US ? - whatever next.....
    Many Hollywood types have said that if Trump is elected, they will leave the US. It seems like the same people say this before every presidential election; however, if the person they don't want actually gets elected, they never seem to follow through on their "vow" to leave the US. My guess is that you won't see very many "refugees" leaving the US this time around either.

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    Can any of you US guys confirm that anything major or controversial that Trump wants to implement, that it has to be passed by both Congress and the Senate ?
    Yes, I can confirm that. In fact, Trump can't actually propose any laws himself; he will have to get someone in Congress to do that for him. And anything that is proposed will need to pass both houses of Congress.

    A way that Obama has bypassed Congress and implemented controversial things is via Executive Order. But Executive Orders are not supposed to be used to create laws; rather, they are only supposed to provide direction to the Executive (i.e. "Presidential") branch of the government. In my honest opinion, Trump won't abuse Executive Orders like Obama has.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrjimphelps View Post
    Many Hollywood types have said that if Trump is elected, they will leave the US. It seems like the same people say this before every presidential election; however, if the person they don't want actually gets elected, they never seem to follow through on their "vow" to leave the US. My guess is that you won't see very many "refugees" leaving the US this time around either.

    Yes, I can confirm that. In fact, Trump can't actually propose any laws himself; he will have to get someone in Congress to do that for him. And anything that is proposed will need to pass both houses of Congress.

    A way that Obama has bypassed Congress and implemented controversial things is via Executive Order. But Executive Orders are not supposed to be used to create laws; rather, they are only supposed to provide direction to the Executive (i.e. "Presidential") branch of the government. In my honest opinion, Trump won't abuse Executive Orders like Obama has.
    So no wall blocking off Mexico or pulling out of NATO ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sudo15 View Post
    So no wall blocking off Mexico or pulling out of NATO ?
    I purposely didn't comment on Trump's specific policies; I limited what I said to how he will go about trying to enact his policies, vs. how Obama went about enacting his policies.

    I really don't want to get into commenting on Trump's specific policies. If we venture too much into politics, this wonderful blog that we have all come to know and love will likely devolve into a major food fight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Calimanco View Post
    The Simpsons predicted Trumps victory 16 years ago.

    http://metro.co.uk/2016/11/09/the-si...erica-6245205/



    Well then who would 'Lisa' be ??
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sudo15 View Post
    Refugees from the US ? - whatever next.....

    Can any of you US guys confirm that anything major or controversial that Trump wants to implement, that it has to be passed by both Congress and the Senate ?
    With the power of the Executive being expanded by every President who knows? The Repulsivins have been complaining about the DemonRats using executive power but history indicates they will be doing the same if 'needed'. However with both Houses gone Repulsivin it may not be needed.


    PS I don't mean to ruffle any feathers, please note I am an equal opportunity critic.
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    I hope the donald doesn't get fed up with the system and leave, he is the most liberal of the republicans and Pence, who would take over, is a right ring wing religious conservative.

    cheers, Paul

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    Quote Originally Posted by Paul T View Post
    I hope the donald doesn't get fed up with the system and leave
    I can't imagine Trump getting fed up and leaving. He's a tough-skinned, successful New York City businessman. He is well-prepared for the rough-and-tumble.

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    Anyone can succeed if their dad left them vast sums, except George Bush Jr of course.

    cheers, Paul

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrjimphelps View Post
    I can't imagine Trump getting fed up and leaving. He's a tough-skinned, successful New York City businessman. He is well-prepared for the rough-and-tumble.
    Creditors from his many bankruptcys would beg to differ.

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