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I don't in anyway want to come across as rude or obnoxious but the board needs more people posting on different subjects. This would encourage members to become more involved. I know everyone is busy but I can't do it all myself. I won't be able to do it for much longer. Just saying.

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Rose I will try to post more. I haven't posted much in the last year or so. As the combination of the MS and the arthritis pretty much kills my typing. But my doctor and my physical and occupational therapists have encouraged me to do more computer keyboarding as a way to improve my fine motor skills. It will take me forever. But I am going to produce a few meaningful posts each day. Good luck with the others.

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I could post a series of why many foreigners don't like America but that upsets the existing members.
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We know why especially if you do not agree with the status quo or with many of our invasions, wars, coups, it's having our noses rubbed in it. My biggest argument abroad was persons not knowing me and just by hearing my accent had made a decision. It is also dependent on who is writing the article, I don't mind anti American govt., articles that are on target but I also have certain boundaries on what I find is truthful, probably a commonality we all share, what you believe is the truth by what you read/watch and the problem with that is that no public citizens from any country are privy to the type of information they need to 100% say wrong or right, all we have to go on is what we read and the tv/radio. In the case of Donald Trump he has made it so much easier as it's comes from the horses mouth.
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Most of the world don't hold Trump as what America is like; they are mystified how the cretinous bastard was elected, but feel the citizens were badly duped.
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Are they when you have Le Pen in France that may have lost but still polled 1/3 of the votes or Geert Wilders in the Netherlands who won seats and his racist nationalist party is now second in command in their coalition or Austria whose right wing nationalist only lost by 5% of the vote. And when you go to 2nd or 3rd world countries it only gets worse. We are not the one that are being "badly duped" it started in Europe and has been seriously exposed in America with the election of Obama and following. Racists before in the states were politically correct. emoticon
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The problem is that other people are turned off by the static opinions and lack of open mindedness.
I could bring up example of topic people are blind about, or people who have left, but there really is not much point.
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I could post a series of why many foreigners don't like America but that upsets the existing members.



People never like the truth.
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We know why especially if you do not agree with the status quo or with many of our invasions, wars, coups, it's having our noses rubbed in it. My biggest argument abroad was persons not knowing me and just by hearing my accent had made a decision. It is also dependent on who is writing the article, I don't mind anti American govt., articles that are on target but I also have certain boundaries on what I find is truthful, probably a commonality we all share, what you believe is the truth by what you read/watch and the problem with that is that no public citizens from any country are privy to the type of information they need to 100% say wrong or right, all we have to go on is what we read and the tv/radio. In the case of Donald Trump he has made it so much easier as it's comes from the horses mouth.



You don't get it.
Trump has not invaded anyone or tried to force regime change on anyone.
That is a VAST improvement.
What he says in speeches is irrelevant.
Its not that Trump is less ridiculous than he obviously is, but that WE were far worse than people were willing to admit.
I like the fact Trump now IS rubbing people's noses in it, finally.
We deserve FAR worse.
And letting loose a hand grenade into a finely hones system of global abuse and slavery is a VAST improvement.

And the Trump attackers are insane.
So an unstable and egocentric person has their finger on the nuclear trigger, so lets try to make him as angry and upset at possible, that is sure to get him to do what we want? That's just crazy. Its not just suicidal, but attempting to destroy everything, in order to gain partisan points.
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I could post a series of why many foreigners don't like America but that upsets the existing members.



Yobbo, I will confess to possibly being the most vocal opposition to your innate hatred of Amarica and all things American. But I do not have the blind loyalty to America that you might believe. In fact if you backed me up against the wall and forced me rank my loyalties, I would say I am Triestino by birth and the grace of God; Italian by United Nations dictate in 1954; and American by accident and my mother's choice of a husband. In fact I spent my boyhood and adolescent years disliking Americans. Not due to political reasons. But rather because I found most American tourists to be loud, arrogant, and generally quite boorish. In other words the quintessential ugly Americans.







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