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Mon Jan 30, 2017, 04:38 PM

If the UN invaded the USA and deposed Trump, would you....

1) Take up arms and repel them
2) Take up arms and join them
3) Praise God
4) Praise Allah
5) Praise Buddha
6) Sit back and enjoy the show

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Reply If the UN invaded the USA and deposed Trump, would you.... (Original post)
Rollo Jan 2017 OP
TexasTowelie Jan 2017 #1
sinkingfeeling Jan 2017 #2
fleur-de-lisa Jan 2017 #4
Rollo Jan 2017 #9
pangaia Jan 2017 #3
Rollo Jan 2017 #8
pangaia Jan 2017 #10
Rollo Jan 2017 #11
The Velveteen Ocelot Jan 2017 #16
sarge43 Jan 2017 #5
eShirl Jan 2017 #6
True Dough Jan 2017 #7
jack69 Jan 2017 #12
hack89 Jan 2017 #13
Rollo Jan 2017 #14
hack89 Jan 2017 #15
Rollo Jan 2017 #19
hack89 Jan 2017 #20
Rollo Jan 2017 #21
hack89 Jan 2017 #23
OrwellwasRight Jan 2017 #17
NewDealProgressive Jan 2017 #18
MosheFeingold Jan 2017 #22
sarisataka Jan 2017 #24
braddy Jan 2017 #26
Afromania Jan 2017 #30
sarisataka Jan 2017 #31
avebury Jan 2017 #25
LineNew Reply 6
get the red out Jan 2017 #27
gopiscrap Jan 2017 #28
Afromania Jan 2017 #29
La Lioness Priyanka Jan 2017 #32
rurallib Jan 2017 #33
irisblue Jan 2017 #34
Jhall5 Feb 2017 #35
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samnsara Feb 2017 #36

Response to Rollo (Original post)

Mon Jan 30, 2017, 04:45 PM

1. 3 and 6.

If I was younger I would substitute the second option for the sixth option.

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Mon Jan 30, 2017, 04:49 PM

2. 6. But you don 't have 'cheer' as an option.

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Reply #2)

Mon Jan 30, 2017, 04:51 PM

4. LOL! I was thinking the same thing. eom

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Reply #2)

Mon Jan 30, 2017, 07:58 PM

9. Didn't think of that...

But #6 is sort of a passive aggressive version of cheering.

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Mon Jan 30, 2017, 04:49 PM

3. Is your DU name an relation to Charles Ives' imaginary character - Rollo?"

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Response to pangaia (Reply #3)

Mon Jan 30, 2017, 07:56 PM

8. Had to look that one up...

While I studied music for a while, I was never quite in to Mr. Ives. But now that I know who his "Rollo" was, I suppose I could be offended, but then this is all just 1's and 0's.

Moi, I was more fascinated with edgelings like Erik Satie, who had a sort of mad genius. I mean, he called the police on a woman who was infatuated with him.

Did you know what "Volvo" means in Swedish?

Actually, it's not Swedish, but can be loosely interpreted as the Latin version of "I Roll".

Has nothing to do with me, even though I can be dependably boring when the situation calls for it.


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Response to Rollo (Reply #8)

Mon Jan 30, 2017, 08:02 PM

10. I was just pulling you leg. Lol 😎

Satie, Scriabin and others..very interesting lives and music.

I actually played in the second performance of Ive's 4th Symphony back in..1966 or 67.

🎶🎶🎻🎻🎺📯

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Response to pangaia (Reply #10)

Mon Jan 30, 2017, 08:23 PM

11. The avante-garde were awesome...

And, I think, an inspiration for the Marx Brothers.

The famous stateroom scene in "Night at the Opera" was probably loosely based on an actual avante-garde "performance" in Paris in the teens or 20's when the audience was instructed to show up at a certain location, each with a suitcase. Well the location happened to be a rather small room. It was probably much like the movie, except I doubt anyone got paid.

Satie's "instructions" in his scores were also hilarious. Completely non-sequitur but occasionally deep.

Sometimes I get psychic relief by conjecturing that Trump is just a botched reincarnation of Erik Satie.

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Response to Rollo (Reply #11)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 01:55 AM

16. When I was in college we put on a *complete* performance

of Satie's "Vexations." https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vexations It took something like 10 hours.

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Mon Jan 30, 2017, 05:14 PM

5. Number 6

Then, send the Secretary General a thank you card.

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Mon Jan 30, 2017, 06:43 PM

6. my head would just finish spinning off

the end

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Mon Jan 30, 2017, 06:55 PM

7. Cheering might be premature

unless the UN is removing Trump's administration as well. With Pence running the show, things would still be woeful.

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Mon Jan 30, 2017, 11:30 PM

12. How much US help would there be?

Wouldn't that be novel.

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 01:37 AM

13. Considering there is no way to get an UN army to America

I would go with none of the above.

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Response to hack89 (Reply #13)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 01:40 AM

14. Is there a Canadian border wall?

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Response to Rollo (Reply #14)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 01:41 AM

15. How do you get an UN army to Canada? Nt

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Response to hack89 (Reply #15)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 04:04 AM

19. Through Quebec, of course!

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Response to Rollo (Reply #19)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 08:11 AM

20. Of course.

good thing the UN doesn't have an army.

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Response to hack89 (Reply #20)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 11:06 AM

21. Not per se, but I recall the Korean War was carried out after the UN approved it.

Of course Trump could veto a UN SC resolution, assuming he wasn't too busy tweeting about the size of some trivial event.

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Response to Rollo (Reply #21)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 12:36 PM

23. Yes - but it was the US military that fought that war

with token representation from other nations.

The UN without the US military has no ability to attack the US.

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 02:41 AM

17. This:

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 03:47 AM

18. It always seemed like hyperbole was actually hyperbole before.

Like when I would call Republicans fascists and shit, there was always a little honest part of me that knew I was exaggerating certain things. You know? I adamantly opposed them on practically all the basic issues but I didn't think they were honest to gods, full on ready to start the Fourth fucking Reich crazy people. Not like this.

But they really are. Friends and family of mine are really fervent supporters of the worst of this. The ugliness and hatred I see from people who never expressed any political position before this Тяцмр travesty has been very disappointing and not a little shocking. People I really thought were cool buy right into the racial defense mode crap with little prodding. I'm afraid this could get ugly, in real life.

Your question is purposefully absurd. Nice.

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 11:26 AM

22. Considering that Russia would have to be on board of UN action

Do you really think this would be good for the world?

Obviously Trump is an ass, but even he looks like a kind-of OK guy compared to the tin-pot dictators that run most every country outside Western Europe, the Anglosphere, and Japan.

That asshat in the Philippines (? country in Asia) that's killing drug dealers/users? I believe he called Obama a "monkey."

Various actual cannibals in Africa? Eating dissenters has a chilling effect on political discourse.

Saudi Arabia where gays are murdered? And women's privates are mutilated so she cannot orgasm?

China that has slave labor and Internet black out?

Iran that prays for genocide of Jewish people and everyone in the USA? Whose leaders are in a weirdo cult that actually wants Armageddon?

Ergoden in Turkey who wants to be the next Sultan (or "Grand Poo-Ba or whatever it's called to be the boss of all Islamdom).

Seriously, grow up. Trump is a bad guy, but on the scale of bad guys in the world he's a 6.5 and there are plenty of 10s.

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 12:59 PM

24. What UN army?

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Response to sarisataka (Reply #24)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 05:21 PM

26. I had the same question.

 

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Response to braddy (Reply #26)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 06:24 PM

30. The gaslit alternative fact army of course.

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Response to braddy (Reply #26)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 06:35 PM

31. Even if the UN had an army

I would hope they would have learned from us how well invasions for regime change work...

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 05:18 PM

25. 6 of course! nt

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 05:25 PM

27. 6

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 05:26 PM

28. 3 and 6

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 06:22 PM

29. 7 none of the above

Question is flawed since the U.N doesn't have an invasion anything

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 08:26 PM

32. the UN peacekeeping force is mostly comprised of US soldiers

 

so not sure how that would work

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 10:26 PM

33. 7) keep my options open and be prepared to move quickly

something like that could spark a nasty war I don't want to get caught up in.

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Tue Jan 31, 2017, 11:22 PM

34. 3,4,5,6 and dance in the street

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Thu Feb 2, 2017, 09:13 PM

35. Six

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Response to Rollo (Original post)

Thu Feb 2, 2017, 10:28 PM

36. 6

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