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@TxGrandpa2 wrote:

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Actually, it's what Trump told us All Tex! 

 

And now Trump is trying to sell us the bridges he bought from Kim!

 


He must have just told you since I haven't seen anything about that in the media.


 


Stop watching Fox News and learn what is really happening!


 

DUMP TRUMP AND MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!
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It is very difficult for me to see how many of those Trump Followers, are actually thinking that we should have an unconstitutional friendship with North Korea  and simply forget what this country has always been and still is.

They murder people in their own family, the starve their people, they incarcerate anyone that does not approve of their leader.


And it would be appropriate to actually have McDonald in NK?

 

But that's not American policy. Not McDonald's policy, either.

 

McDonald's is in Saudi Arabia where protestors are beheaded in the town square. Adultery is punishable by stoning to death. And yes, we give financial aid to the Saudis.

 

McDonald's in Saudi Arabia swears 'allegiance and obedience'...

 

http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/mcdonald-saudi-arabia-swears-allegiance-crown-prince-article-1...

 

mcdonald's saudi arabia.jpg

 

 

 

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@myexper wrote:


Actually, it's what Trump told us All Tex! 

 

And now Trump is trying to sell us the bridges he bought from Kim!

 


He must have just told you since I haven't seen anything about that in the media.

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Trump would rather see North Korea selling Trump Steaks and having a Trump Tower, Trump Resort and Trump manufacturing where Trump can tap into NK's low labor cost with child labor and free labor by political prisoners!


Is that what he told you, or is that only your biased opinion?


Actually, it's what Trump told us All Tex! 

 

And now Trump is trying to sell us the bridges he bought from Kim!

 

DUMP TRUMP AND MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!!!
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@myexper wrote:



Trump would rather see North Korea selling Trump Steaks and having a Trump Tower, Trump Resort and Trump manufacturing where Trump can tap into NK's low labor cost with child labor and free labor by political prisoners!


Is that what he told you, or is that only your biased opinion?

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 Banana Republics

 

Is anyone here against North Korea having a McDonald franchise?


Trump would rather see North Korea selling Trump Steaks and having a Trump Tower, Trump Resort and Trump manufacturing where Trump can tap into NK's low labor cost with child labor and free labor by political prisoners!

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@umbarch64 wrote:

 Banana Republics

Banana Republic?  I would say that a country like Vietnam, with its own identity and a growing economy would be classified as a Banana Republic controlled by United States corporations.

 

Some here probably think that South Korea is a two bit country also?

 

Is anyone here against North Korea having a McDonald franchise?

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Rker wrote-And it would be appropriate to actually have McDonald in NK?---th.jpgMcDonalds for peace prize

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@umbarch64 wrote:

@TxGrandpa2 wrote:

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And it would be appropriate to actually have McDonald in NK?

 


Why not?  Consumerism has brought down many a dictatorship.  It's reported that Kim likes McDonald's as was his father who had them flown in from China.  Consumerism has soften the regime in Vietnam.  They have been invaded by Americans again, not with guns, but as tourists for sight seeing, and Viet Veterans retiring there; and corporations look for opportunities. If not for health reasons we'd be living back there also.


Jimmy Buffett wrote a song called Banana Republics back a ways.  Anyone can hear it by going to the Amazon Music link to "listen while you read".  It was about expatriated Americans, who they were, where you find them and why they are there. 

 

The Banana Republics are not Viet Nam to be sure.  The reasons one might go there in preference to passing one's remaining years in the United States may be different, but all have a commonality.  The people involved find 'there' more attractive than 'here', whatever their reason.  I'd suppose it would be te same for Viet Nam.

 

Fifth verse:  ....."Expatriated Americans feelin' so all alone

                           Telling themselves the same lies

                           That they told themselves back home

                   Down to the Banana Republics, things aren't as warm as they seem

                   None of the natives are buying and second-hand American dreams.

 

I haven't noticed much changing in the Banana Republics from their residence.

 

Great reference, umbarch!  Love the song....he'll be here with the Eagles in TWO WEEKS!!!!

 

For folks' listening pleasure.

 


"FAKE 45 #illegitimate" read a sign at the Woman's March in Washington DC, January 21, 2017.
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@TxGrandpa2 wrote:

@rker321 wrote:

And it would be appropriate to actually have McDonald in NK?

 


Why not?  Consumerism has brought down many a dictatorship.  It's reported that Kim likes McDonald's as was his father who had them flown in from China.  Consumerism has soften the regime in Vietnam.  They have been invaded by Americans again, not with guns, but as tourists for sight seeing, and Viet Veterans retiring there; and corporations look for opportunities. If not for health reasons we'd be living back there also.

 

 

I underlined a sentence of the above text

 Jimmy Buffet wrote a song called Banana Republics back a ways.  Anyone can hear it by going to the Amazon Music link to " listen while you read".  It was about expatriated Americans, who they were, where  they are found and why they are there.

 

The Banana Republics are not Viet Nam to be sure.  The reasons one might go there in preference to passing one's remaining years in the United States may be different, but all have a commonality.  The expatriated Americans find 'there' more attractive than 'here'.   

I'd suppose it would be the same for those who choose Viet Nam...or any other place.

 

Fifth verse:  ....."Expatriated Americans feelin' so all alone

                           Telling themselves the same lies

                           That they told themselves back home

                   Down to the Banana Republics, things aren't as warm as they seem

                   None of the natives are buying any second-hand American dreams.

 

I haven't noticed the Banana Republics change much.

 

 

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