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Great but we need basically like 90% of this utter shit cabinet to go! :/ 

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Trudeau is so hot, sexy, intelligent, articulate, handsome and fuckable! Plus I love what I have read about him! Absolute delight to see and hear! Canadians must be proud!

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7 hours ago, elijah said:

Trudeau is so hot, sexy, intelligent, articulate, handsome and fuckable! Plus I love what I have read about him! Absolute delight to see and hear! Canadians must be proud!

He is ok but he is a bit of an empty shell. He speaks well, but these words have very little content.

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Russia: The scandal Trump can't shake

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Throughout the confusion of Donald Trump's campaign and the chaotic events of his early days in the White House, one controversy has clung to the Trump train like glue: Russia.

The sudden departure of Michael Flynn from his role as national security adviser on Monday was the latest in a string of controversies tying the administration to apparent Russian interests.

Mr Flynn resigned after misleading the president, and Vice-President Mike Pence, over whether he discussed sanctions with Russia's ambassador in the weeks before Mr Trump took office - which would violate a law that prohibits private citizens from conducting diplomacy.

Early warning signs

It was back in May 2016 that the first reports emerged of hackers targeting the Democratic Party. Over the next two months, the reports suggested US intelligence agencies had traced the breaches back to Russian hackers.

In July, on the eve of the Democratic National Convention, Wikileaks published 20,000 internal emails stolen by the hackers. US intelligence officials said they believed with "high confidence" that Russia was behind the operation, but the Trump campaign publicly refused the accept the findings.

Instead, at a press conference, Mr Trump caused outrage by inviting Russian hackers to target Hillary Clinton's controversial personal email server, saying: "Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing".

The first casualty

About the same time the hacking scandal was beginning to unfold, Mr Trump's then campaign manager, Paul Manafort, was accused of accepting millions of dollars in cash for representing Russian interests in the Ukraine and US, including dealings with an oligarch with close ties to Russian President Vladimir Putin.

While Mr Manafort was running the campaign, the Republican Party changed the language in its manifesto regarding the conflict in Ukraine, removing anti-Russian sentiment, allegedly at the behest of two Trump campaign representatives.

Mr Manafort was investigated by the FBI and quit as Mr Trump's campaign chairman. Like Mr Flynn, Mr Manafort, a political operative with more than 40 years' experience, was supposed to marshal some of the chaos and controversy around Mr Trump, but ended up falling prey to it.

At odds with the intelligence

In October, the US intelligence community released a unanimous statement formally accusing Russia of being the perpetrator behind the hacking of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

Mr Trump continued to argue against the finding, claiming in a presidential debate that it "could be Russia, but it could also be China, it could also be lots of other people. It also could be somebody sitting on their bed that weighs 400 pounds".

The same day that the intelligence agencies released their finding, the explosive "Access Hollywood" recording emerged of Mr Trump's obscene remarks about women in 2005. An hour later, Wikileaks began dumping thousands more leaked Clinton emails.

Mr Trump continued to refuse to acknowledge the consensus that Russia was behind the hack.

'I always knew Putin was smart!'

In December, the FBI and Department of Homeland Security published a report of the US intelligence findings linking Russia to the hack.

In response, President Barack Obama expelled 35 Russian diplomats and levied new sanctions on Russia. The world awaited Mr Putin's response but he chose not retaliate. Mr Trump, by then the president-elect, sided with the Russian president, tweeting: "Great move on delay (by V. Putin) - I always knew he was very smart!"

Mr Putin's decision not to respond in kind struck many as a canny PR move, but reportedly set off suspicions among US intelligence officials that Russia was confident the sanctions would not last.

The same month, Mr Trump picked Rex Tillerson as his nominee for secretary of state, arguably the most important job in the cabinet. The biggest hurdle for Mr Tillerson's confirmation? Close ties to Mr Putin.

As CEO of the ExxonMobil oil company, Mr Tillerson cultivated a close personal relationship with the Russian leader, leading many to speculate on whether he was fit to serve as America's most senior foreign diplomat.

The 'compromising claims' dossier

In January, Buzzfeed published a dossier compiled by Christopher Steele, a former British intelligence official and Russia expert, which alleged that Moscow had compromising material on the then-president-elect, making him liable to blackmail.

Among the various memos in the dossier was an allegation that Mr Trump had been recorded by Russian security services consorting with prostitutes at a Moscow hotel.

Mr Trump dismissed the claims as fake news.

CNN revealed that President Obama and President-elect Trump had been briefed on the existence of the dossier by intelligence officials, and Buzzfeed went one further, publishing the entire thing.

The document went off like a hand grenade tossed into the already febrile political scene and generated a backlash against Buzzfeed for publishing what were essentially unverified claims.

The evidence against Flynn

In February, the most concrete and damaging Russia scandal finally surfaced, months after suspicions were raised among intelligence officials.

A Washington Post report said Mr Flynn had discussed the potential lifting of Mr Obama's Russia sanctions with the Russian ambassador, Sergei Kislyak, before Mr Trump took office.

Mr Flynn, who had appeared regularly on Russian propaganda channel RT and once attended dinner with Mr Putin, resigned as Mr Trump's national security adviser, saying he had "inadvertently briefed the vice-president-elect and others with incomplete information regarding my phone calls with the Russian ambassador" late last year.

It is illegal for private citizens to conduct US diplomacy.

Mr Trump has made no secret of his regard for Mr Putin and his desire to establish closer ties with Russia. But the more pressing question, and one which the president just can't seem to shake, is just how close those ties already go.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-38966846

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Why the US should not get along with Russia? Somebody here care to explain? I see no other reason than the american military industry always pressing for an ever present foreign enemy, creating artificial conflicts for profit.

By the way, its funny that Obama funded rebel groups in Syria for 6 years, mostly became ISIS, and no one was fired on his administration or ever held accountable. There goes their hypocritical logic.

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11 hours ago, elijah said:

Trudeau is so hot, sexy, intelligent, articulate, handsome and fuckable! Plus I love what I have read about him! Absolute delight to see and hear! Canadians must be proud!

 

Yup, he has something charming. Also the new candidate in France whose young and smart aswell. I hope he does win, so we can see more of him

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33 minutes ago, jaron said:

 

Yup, he has something charming. Also the new candidate in France whose young and smart aswell. I hope he does win, so we can see more of him

Macron WOULD BE A DREAM come true for united Europe! Hope he wins! Plus he is DASHING!

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I used to like Trudeau but since he keeps on wanting that Keystone pipeline going he's off my list of good people. And Macron really ? We don't even know what his program is and he's the puppet of the stock market. A french Tony Blair. Don't get fooled by the age and looks (you really find him attractive ???? He looks like a young Mr Burns). 

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53 minutes ago, Roland Barthes said:

I used to like Trudeau but since he keeps on wanting that Keystone pipeline going he's off my list of good people. And Macron really ? We don't even know what his program is and he's the puppet of the stock market. A french Tony Blair. Don't get fooled by the age and looks (you really find him attractive ???? He looks like a young Mr Burns). 

Well who else? Le Pen is PUTA, Fillon wouldn't step down and the socialist guy seems crazy. At least we know Macron is for united Europe and god knows we need those in all EU countries now.

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43 minutes ago, spotlight said:

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He is hot. Looks intelligent and charming which is a rare find these days. Hope the French do the right thing!

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2 hours ago, Nessie said:

Why the US should not get along with Russia? Somebody here care to explain? I see no other reason than the american military industry always pressing for an ever present foreign enemy, creating artificial conflicts for profit.

By the way, its funny that Obama funded rebel groups in Syria for 6 years, mostly became ISIS, and no one was fired on his administration or ever held accountable. There goes their hypocritical logic.

You sound like a bot, no matter the news you always find an opportunity to insert "but Obama Obama sold weapons to ISIS.." that's what people call trolling.

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3 hours ago, Nessie said:

Why the US should not get along with Russia? Somebody here care to explain? I see no other reason than the american military industry always pressing for an ever present foreign enemy, creating artificial conflicts for profit.

By the way, its funny that Obama funded rebel groups in Syria for 6 years, mostly became ISIS, and no one was fired on his administration or ever held accountable. There goes their hypocritical logic.

true that and I dont get the excessive hatred for the glorious nation that is called RUSSIA.

Putin threatened fucking KSA if a terrorist attack happened on the russian soil he will wipe saudi arabia off the map.

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56 minutes ago, Dannylex said:

You sound like a bot, no matter the news you always find an opportunity to insert "but Obama Obama sold weapons to ISIS.." that's what people call trolling.

 

As long as the news keep giving me reasons to criticize the previous administration and the hypocrisy of those who are now pointing the finger, that's exactly what you will get right on your face.

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3 hours ago, Nessie said:

Why the US should not get along with Russia? Somebody here care to explain? I see no other reason than the american military industry always pressing for an ever present foreign enemy, creating artificial conflicts for profit.

By the way, its funny that Obama funded rebel groups in Syria for 6 years, mostly became ISIS, and no one was fired on his administration or ever held accountable. There goes their hypocritical logic.

Oh Nessie dear...

where to start. Nothing wrong for two nations to get along but the question should be for the interest of who? Oil companies? The oligarchy? It goes to show how this administration was never conceived for the good of the American people but more for self financial interests with strong ties with the Russian government which is corrupted to the core and only serves the richest and more powerful people in the country. 

 

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And before people here jump on my throat claiming that i'm defending the Trump administration, let me be clear that i'm very sceptic of his willing to change things or improve the american relationship with the world. He is playing the elite card just as every american president before him. His populist message of change is quickly falling apart.

Unfortunately, he is following Obama's stupidity regarding Russia:

 

Trump expects Russia to ‘return Crimea' – White House

US President Donald Trump has been tough on Russia and expects Moscow to “return” the Crimea peninsula to Ukraine, the White House spokesman told reporters.

Addressing the resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn – hounded by the media over his contacts with Russian diplomats prior to Trump’s inauguration – Spicer pointed out that Russia “seized” Crimea under the Obama administration and that the Trump-appointed ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley has “strongly denounced the Russian occupation.”

"President Trump has made it very clear that he expects the Russian government to de-escalate violence in the Ukraine and return Crimea," Spicer said at the daily news briefing on Tuesday. “At the same time, he fully expects to – and wants to – get along with Russia."

“Crimea is a part of Ukraine. Our Crimea-related sanctions will remain in place until Russia returns control of the peninsula to Ukraine,” Haley said at the UN Security Council meeting on February 2.

Russian envoy Vitaly Churkin responded by citing the US Constitution and pointing out that Crimeans overwhelmingly voted to join Russia, after the US-backed coup in February 2014 overthrew the elected government in Kiev.

It is in the national and economic interest of the US to have a good relationship with Russia, Spicer explained, but said that Haley “speaks for the president” on the matter of Crimea.

Flynn’s resignation on Monday followed several weeks of media furor over his telephone conversation with the Russian ambassador to the US in December, after the outgoing Obama administration expelled 35 Russian diplomats and seized two properties. Moscow chose not to respond in kind.

“There is nothing that General Flynn did that was a violation of any sort,” Spicer said, explaining that the adviser was asked to resign because of Trump’s “eroding trust” after Flynn’s accounts of the conversation to administration officials did not square with what was leaked to the media.

 

https://www.rt.com/usa/377346-spicer-russia-return-crimea/

 

 

 

 

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9 minutes ago, MeakMaker said:

Oh Nessie dear...

where to start. Nothing wrong for two nations to get along but the question should be for the interest of who? Oil companies? The oligarchy? It goes to show how this administration was never conceived for the good of the American people but more for self financial interests with strong ties with the Russian government which is corrupted to the core and only serves the richest and more powerful people in the country. 

 

 

I think the main interest here is quite simple our human survival instinct, or all this warmongering between two nuclear powers is any good for our safety?

We should reflect on that, because those two countries have the power to destroy each other and drag the entire world with them!

We have had enough of this for the entire XX century and all nations of the world watch this imperialist struggle wondering when the bombs will fall.

They need to stop this threats immediately and work together for a safer world.

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2 hours ago, Nessie said:

 

I think the main interest here is quite simple our human survival instinct, or all this warmongering between two nuclear powers is any good for our safety?

We should reflect on that, because those two countries have the power to destroy each other and drag the entire world with them!

We have had enough of this for the entire XX century and all nations of the world watch this imperialist struggle wondering when the bombs will fall.

They need to stop this threats immediately and work together for a safer world.

Yes always help the rich people get richer and fuck anybody else.. And then the current administration promised to get rid of the elite swamp... Whatever Nessie.

And trust me those people don't care about dropping bombs or nuclear threats. They all have bunkers encrusted in gold. Its clear Russia has something on Trump and as soon as Trump will stop licking Putins ass a big clonfict might happen. 

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Does MeakMaker have weekly nightmares of a bunch of 20 feet 500 pound big bright orange Trumps chasing him around a pitch black forest at 3 am growling, moaning and groaning arms/hands waving everywhere all trying to gobble him up? :crazy::crazy:lolol. 

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