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Tue Jun 12, 2018, 06:08 PM

First Response to the Singapore Summit

by BooMan
Tue Jun 12th, 2018 at 09:14:01 AM EST

There is a positive in many negative situations, and I suppose that Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un will be less inclined to misunderstand each other now that they’ve met and developed some kind of rapport. Perhaps Kim will not feel so threatened that he’s tempted to take some rash action that could escalate into a global conflagration. In the short term, the risk of war including an exchange of nuclear weapons should be reduced. Considering the stakes, this is not nothing and it’s why I’m generally in favor of having dialogue with enemies of the United States and problematic world actors.

Having said that, this Summit was ludicrous, morally bankrupt, and potentially harmful to our military readiness and our longterm commitment to the security of both South Korea and Japan. The Joint Statement is a laughable document. It says nothing of any consequence other than that both sides will work diligently to “recovering POW/MIA remains” from the combat phase of the Korean War. The DPRK reaffirmed a commitment to work toward “complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.” The key word is “reaffirmed.” In the agreement, the United States committed to little other than working to establish relations, but this was accompanied by a declaration that we will end “provocative” and “expensive” military exercises with the South Korean armed forces.


We’re now best friends with North Korea,

A 2014 United Nations Commission of Inquiry (COI) report on human rights in North Korea stated that systematic, widespread, and gross human rights violations committed by the government included murder, enslavement, torture, imprisonment, rape, forced abortion, and other sexual violence, and constituted crimes against humanity.

I found the way Donald Trump ignored this to be highly disturbing and the way he commingled our nations’ flags and talked repeatedly about how honored he was to meet with the North Koreans to be disgusting.

As I said at the top, I’m hopeful that something positive can come out of this Summit, but overall it was a deplorable display.


Just how low will he take us? No words.

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 06:35 PM

1. Don't worry. Like all his bromances, this one will go south as well.

It's just a matter of time. Kim isn't going to kiss his fat ass forever and as soon as the Dotard figures out that he's being manipulated, he will turn on Kim like he does on everybody else.

It is so pathetic how easy it is to play this moron.

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #1)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 06:43 PM

2. They both big babies.

I try not to let it all depress me, but it does smirky.

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #2)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 06:48 PM

3. I know how it is sheshe!

It really gets me down too. I just don't understand how someone so thoroughly corrupt, evil, stupid and horrible hasn't crashed and burned yet. I am living to see him get what's coming to him. I can't wait to dance on his grave. But he just keeps going and he keeps getting away with everything. It's so disheartening and depressing.

We can only try to beat the republicans in the next election and keep our hopes up.

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Response to smirkymonkey (Reply #3)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 06:58 PM

4. The GOP are letting him get away with it...

as they line their pockets with silver, Judas's. They are just as evil and when they crash and burn, I will do some grave dancing myself.

Yup...2018 and 2020. Let's vote them out. From what I see and read, Kamala is working hard for it to happen.

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Tue Jun 12, 2018, 07:15 PM

5. Oh but the two dictators are "leaving the past behind"..

I have no more words on that, either.. except Thanks for highlighting this, she.

And, this tweet I just read makes me feel better.. it's true..

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