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Tue Jun 12, 2018, 08:18 PM

Quieting down Trump is the biggest nuclear threat reduction to come out of the summit.

The actual strength of the nuclear threat of North Korea has probably gone up since Trump accepted the invitation to meet with Kim. NK probably has more weapons grade plutonium and highly enriched uranium than they had before Kim issued the invitation to Trump. Their ICBM program has probably advanced, including their ability to produce a warhead capable of reentry.

Sanctions have also probably weakened. Trump, for example, didn't impose scheduled new sanctions in order to keep the summit on track.

So far, the main source of reduction in the risk of war, including nuclear war, with North Korea has been Trump's ego investment in the summit. Basically, the idea that Trump could be "the first president to make history and boldly meet with North Korea" was sold to Trump by Kim. Trump bought into it and stuck his name on it. That "reduced tensions," because Trump was now not creating them, contributing to those created by Kim, and escalating them. Trump was invested in a possibly magnificent Trump success story.

That's so far, of course. As of right now, Kim might have sold Trump a handful of magic beans. We don't know.

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Response to swifty (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 08:20 PM

1. sore loser Lefty desperately seeking to find failure in the greatest win of a century.

this is why you lose, grasshopper.

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Response to Da Mannn (Reply #1)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 03:07 PM

10. What is the material difference between these NORK promises, and ...

 

those they have made to previous administrations?
(Other than the concessions they were able to wrest from the US this time around.)

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Response to NavyBrat (Reply #10)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 03:13 PM

12. You want to talk concessions boo?

Here is the useless deal that Bubba signed off on that got the ball rolling.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Agreed_Framework

You know,the one they cheated on from the get go.

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Response to swifty (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 08:26 PM

2. You folks are sure making up a lot of crap like this to keep from admitting how great Trump is doing

That is OK, we are well aware that the democrats have become the party of desperate pathetic liars.

I don't think they can understand how petty they look when they are making up crap like this.


Winning is great and winning over and over again just brings out the worst in those who keep losing......

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Response to swifty (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 08:35 PM

3. "We don't know." should have been the subject and body of your post.

A whole lotta fuckin' words for... wait for it... "We don't know."

You're right.

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Response to swifty (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 08:40 PM

4. I predicted liberals would qripe no matter how the meeting between Trump and ...

Kim Jong-un worked out.

Of course it is impossible to predict how everything will work out in the end but in my opinion Trump seems to be doing his best to resolve this issue peacefully. That looks like a much better approach than simply kicking the can down the road or getting in another war.

It only seems logical to give Trump’s attempt to solve this problem a fair chance and see what happens.

Hillary lost. Get over it.

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Response to swifty (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 08:53 PM

5. REEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE !!!

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Response to swifty (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 09:03 PM

6. Does you think up this stuff yourself, or do you get help?

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Response to swifty (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 12:21 AM

7. WORD.

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Response to swifty (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 12:27 AM

8. So your OP is based on "has probably gone up since"...

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Response to swifty (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 05:34 AM

9. That was g4/Rat worthy gibberish.

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Response to swifty (Original post)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 03:11 PM

11. Going by Trump's past interactions with the Russians

he probably gave some nuke secrets to Lil' Kim.

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Response to Sullivan (Reply #11)

Wed Jun 13, 2018, 03:23 PM

13. What past interactions?Btw wasn't it Bill Clinton who gave NK nuke info?

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