Alexandria Ocasio-cortez

Discussion in 'Politics & Government' started by Shirley Martin, Feb 7, 2019.

  1. Tom Galty

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    You do that with Trump all the time...LOL
     
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    Well, then I guess we are even steven...it's all fair then, right?

    We need young blood to get into the fight and too much old blood driving us down the wrong paths.

    I don't appreciate Trump, so I've said it again, maybe I didn't use appreciate before. Nor do I trust the person. Anyone who pals around with dictators, who can have trust?
     
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    I'd rather have someone who "pals around" with dictators than someone who bows to them. "Keep your friends close and your enemies closer."
     
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    Would sneer at the old blood seating behind Trump at Omaha beach speech he gave yesterday
     
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    omg, you would? I think it's called Protocol in this world of bowing.

    On this bowing stuff, makes me think of when Michelle O didn't bow to the queen but extended her hand and it went viral about this non bowing....I think that's how it went. Sure glad I don't have to bow to anyone.

    Got a tad off due to the bowing comment.
     
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    There you go again. Democrat=good, Republican=bad, with no thinking involved whatsoever. Without looking beyond the first page of results, I looked for photos of Obama with people who were on a list of eight dictators in the world, and found him with six of them, and then I threw in Putin, since Democrats call him a friend when a Democrat president is in office, but a dictator who should be shunned by a Republican president.

    obama-erdogan1.jpg obama-deby.jpg obama-kagame.jpg obama-maduro.jpg obama-guinea.jpg obama-putin1.jpg obama-p.png

    Not being a partisan parrot, I don't have a problem with Obama meeting with these people. Part of the responsibility of a president is to meet with world leaders, whether you love them or not, and usually, it makes sense to appear friendly.
     
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    No, it's called protocol in a world where people are in subservience. I would prefer my president be, at the least, an equal with other world leaders. You, on the other hand, would be outraged if Trump bowed to another world leader, but are okay with Obama doing that. Republican=bad, Democrat=good, and no need to rub any brain cells together.

    However, I just noticed that this is an Ocasio-Cortez thread. Apparently, Pelosi has done a pretty good job of shutting that fruitcake up for a while because there's not a lot to say about her. If she were a Republican, you'd be laughing at her, but because she's a Democrat, you love her.
     
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    One point Ladies don't bow they curtsy if they think they should

    And men don't bow so low as Obama did to the king of SA
     
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    The most commonly seen photo of Obama bowing halfway to the floor was a doctored image. In the actual photo, he was bending over so that a young child could touch his hair. I'm not sure what that story was, but it was used along with another photo of the king, with a curtain background added so that it would appear that it showed him bowing to the king. He did, however, make a point of bowing embarrassingly low to Muslim dictators.
     
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    Alexandria has been unusually quiet lately. I wonder why?
     
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    OMG, yes... I would. :rolleyes: And here's your "protocol."

    State Department protocols advise U.S. diplomats and presidents to be sensitive to local customs but do not advise bowing. "There is no reason for an American president to bow to anyone. Our friends and allies don't expect it, and our enemies see it as a sign of weakness."
     
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    It's an election season so I guess they don't want people to look at her as the face of the Democrat Party.
     
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    Well how coveeeenyet! You found something on the internet supporting your position.

    It is also convenient that you are totally ignoring the fact that our generation have lived though the greatest economic anomaly in human history. Earnings for the common man have never come close to those those earned in the thirty years from the close of WW2 and the early eighties.
    Todays youth as a whole will never see the economic windfall we experienced. War production,post war industrial expansion,labor unions all came together in the perfect storm of prosperity.
     
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  15. Ken Anderson

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    Could that be because they expect to be given everything for nothing? Could it be because they weren't taught anything useful in school, other than how to be a victim? Could it be because they expect to be able to buy a house and raise a family on what they earn working at McDonald's?

    Could it be because we've just gotten through a succession of presidents and a Congress who were more interested in the economies of other countries than our own? Could it be that we spend more money combating unicorns like global warming than we do on maintaining our infrastructure?
     
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