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Time for Europe to Join the Resistance
der Spiegel ^ | May 11th, 2018 | by Klaus Brinkbšumer

Posted on 05/11/2018 1:10:21 PM PDT by Mariner

Trump's renown is rooted in American hero myths. Trump says that women like Carla Bruni lust after him, something that women like Carla Bruni vehemently deny. Trump says he is exorbitantly rich, yet Trump ran himself into the ground with his casinos to the point that he was 295 million dollars in debt in 1990. He was bailed out by the banks and by his father. The greatest myth, though, has to do with Trump's alleged negotiating expertise. This too is nonsense. Trump was never proficient in the art of the deal. As a businessman, he paid far too much for substandard properties and has shown no patience as a politician. He isn't curious. His preparation is nonexistent. Strategy and tactics are both foreign to him. Trump is only proficient in destruction. And that's what he does.

He backed out of the Paris climate agreement while promising a "better deal for America." But nothing came of the promise, neither a plan nor meaningful talks. In Trump's Washington, the only thing that matters is dismantling the legacy of his predecessor, Barack Obama. Trump also promised to improve Obama's health care plan, but the details are complex and bothersome. So Trump destroyed Obamacare and has done nothing to replace it.

Now, he is playing the same game on the world stage with the Iran nuclear deal. Trump refers to it as "the worst deal ever," which is why he has now pulled the U.S. out of it. The negotiations that resulted in the deal in 2015 were a masterpiece of international diplomacy, but there are no plans in place to launch new talks.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Foreign Affairs; Germany; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: angelamerkel; derspiegel; donald; europeanunion; germany; huns; klausbrinkbumer; nato; president; trump
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I sure hope this article reflects the opinion of most European officials.

I'm tired of those folks sniffing around for a free meal.

1 posted on 05/11/2018 1:10:21 PM PDT by Mariner
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Europe is all ready enough of an irrelevant clown show. it doesn’t need to join “the resistance” to prove it’s incompetence and imbecility.


2 posted on 05/11/2018 1:13:05 PM PDT by MNJohnnie ("The political class is a bureaucracy designed to perpetuate itself" Rush Limbaugh)
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To: Mariner

He backed out of the Paris climate agreement while promising a “better deal for America.” But nothing came of the promise, neither a plan nor meaningful talks.

And that IS a better deal for America!


3 posted on 05/11/2018 1:13:48 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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The negotiations that resulted in the deal in 2015 were a masterpiece of international diplomacy

Not hard to figure out that this entire spiel is nonsense.
4 posted on 05/11/2018 1:14:41 PM PDT by Pox (Good Night. I expect more respect tomorrow.)
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To: Mariner

Let them sell their cars, appliances etc to Iran. I hope it makes up for losing the US market


5 posted on 05/11/2018 1:16:10 PM PDT by McGavin999 ("The press is impotent when it abandons itself to falsehood."Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Mariner

If the EU had its mitts in the dirty dossier, they’ve already done so.


6 posted on 05/11/2018 1:16:59 PM PDT by mewzilla (Has the FBI been spying on members of Congress?)
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To: tet68

Quite so. It’s like getting rid of an intestinal parasite and complaining there is nothing to replace it with.


7 posted on 05/11/2018 1:17:31 PM PDT by Ken H (Best election ever!)
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To: Mariner

Hey Fritz, shouldn’t you be handing your daughter over for some smelly third worlders to rape?


8 posted on 05/11/2018 1:18:56 PM PDT by The Toll
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To: Mariner

BTW, check out the pic of the cover on Drudge...


9 posted on 05/11/2018 1:19:06 PM PDT by mewzilla (Has the FBI been spying on members of Congress?)
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To: Mariner

I don’t know the writer of that trope but I know he is a certified clown.


10 posted on 05/11/2018 1:20:54 PM PDT by miniTAX (au)
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To: Mariner

It’s good you posted this.
Europeans Hate President Trump.
Experienced it multiple times firsthand.

To this I retort, if it was such a “masterpiece of international diplomacy”, then why was it unsigned, and is essentially an invalid non-binding contract?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3334249/State-Department-says-Iran-NEVER-SIGNED-nuclear-deal-s-not-legally-binding-tells-Congress-butt-Obama-s-political-commitments.html

RE:
“The negotiations that resulted in the deal in 2015 were a masterpiece of international diplomacy, but there are no plans in place to launch new talks.”


11 posted on 05/11/2018 1:22:48 PM PDT by MarchonDC09122009 (When is our next march on DC? When have we had enough?)
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The better deal is that we no longer have to pay billions a year for nothing.


12 posted on 05/11/2018 1:23:19 PM PDT by Cicero (Marcus Tullius)
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To: miniTAX

Trust me, MOST of the Euro twits believe this rubbish like it’s the gospel. Trump can solve the Middle East, N. Korea, even Russia gaming those twits for their oil, and it will only make them seethe!


13 posted on 05/11/2018 1:24:49 PM PDT by gr8eman (Since God has been banished from our classrooms, Satan has filled the void.)
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To: Mariner

Uh huh...

It’s funny how this didn’t happen until Trump said that Germany would no longer be paying American subsidized prices for Viagra.


14 posted on 05/11/2018 1:24:56 PM PDT by BlackAdderess (MAGA!)
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Let’s give Europe the same treatment we have been giving Russia for it’s non-existent interference in our politics.


15 posted on 05/11/2018 1:25:02 PM PDT by Socon-Econ
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Let’s give Europe the same treatment we have been giving Russia for it’s non-existent interference in our politics.


16 posted on 05/11/2018 1:25:54 PM PDT by Socon-Econ
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Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned....

Or pulling the economic security rug out from underneath recipients, is like asking the twenty something, to pay rent to stay at home.

17 posted on 05/11/2018 1:26:28 PM PDT by yoe
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LOL, the very same geniuses who look down their snout and let in hordes of invaders that will decimate their countries within the next two decades.

Behold, the writings of the elite class who believe themselves so morally and intellectually superior to all others. What they don’t know or understand is that we laugh at their utter stupidity. Professing themselves wise, they became fools.


18 posted on 05/11/2018 1:26:32 PM PDT by Obadiah
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To: MNJohnnie

Winning..... President Trump left a dent that can’t be buffed out.....


19 posted on 05/11/2018 1:28:16 PM PDT by Hogblog
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To: Mariner

Why would ANDYBODY listen to people who have thrown the whole world into war... twice!


20 posted on 05/11/2018 1:29:01 PM PDT by BlackAdderess (MAGA!)
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