Is Trump Mad?

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Is Trump Mad?

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no
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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby 661-Pete » 12 Jan 2019, 9:39am

Vorpal wrote:
661-Pete wrote:Does the US of A have anything equivalent to our Mental Health Act? And if so can a person be Sectioned under it?

It varies form state to state, but most states have a law that allows a judge to require someone to be institutionalised for mental health care.

Ah - I'm remembering now. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest. Don't know what state that was set in, nor whether it was typical of US mental health treatment in the 1960s/70s. Hope not - with the sole exception of the need to deal with the T-monster somehow....
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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Vorpal » 12 Jan 2019, 9:57am

661-Pete wrote:
Vorpal wrote:
661-Pete wrote:Does the US of A have anything equivalent to our Mental Health Act? And if so can a person be Sectioned under it?

It varies form state to state, but most states have a law that allows a judge to require someone to be institutionalised for mental health care.

Ah - I'm remembering now. One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest. Don't know what state that was set in, nor whether it was typical of US mental health treatment in the 1960s/70s. Hope not - with the sole exception of the need to deal with the T-monster somehow....

One of the reasons for the film (and novel) was to highlight that mental health care was not all it seemed in some institutions. It wasn't like that everywhere, but the system was rife with abuse.

edited to add: https://www.rootedinrights.org/one-flew ... koos-nest/
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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby mercalia » 12 Jan 2019, 11:27am

I am sure a film will be made about his presidency?

who should play him?

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby brynpoeth » 12 Jan 2019, 6:27pm

Fahrenheit 11/9 by Michael Moore coming soon

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Bonefishblues » 12 Jan 2019, 7:18pm

brynpoeth wrote:Fahrenheit 11/9 by Michael Moore coming soon

John Cleese could play PotUS

I worry that Cleese lacks the ability to play tragi-comic characters :wink:

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby 661-Pete » 15 Jan 2019, 8:59am

Looks like the Trumpfool is at least looking after some - he's just bought in '300 burgers' to stuff the faces of a gang of - presumably - his own fans....

According to one source the current price of a big mac is $3.57, so that'll have set the Trumpery purse back the princely sum of .... $1,071.00 (with fries and milkshakes, I suppose it'll have come to a bit more...)

So - if he's in the money to that extent, how about paying the wages, out of his own pocket, of every single one of those unfortunate - and innocent - USA workers who are currently not being paid due to the government shutdown? What about it, Drumpfie?
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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby mercalia » 15 Jan 2019, 10:42am

661-Pete wrote:Looks like the Trumpfool is at least looking after some - he's just bought in '300 burgers' to stuff the faces of a gang of - presumably - his own fans....

According to one source the current price of a big mac is $3.57, so that'll have set the Trumpery purse back the princely sum of .... $1,071.00 (with fries and milkshakes, I suppose it'll have come to a bit more...)

So - if he's in the money to that extent, how about paying the wages, out of his own pocket, of every single one of those unfortunate - and innocent - USA workers who are currently not being paid due to the government shutdown? What about it, Drumpfie?



nah clearly you aint a big-mac eater? the receipt has an invite to answer a questionaire then they give u a code to put on it gets u a big mac and fries at a reduced rate - he probaby did that :lol:

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby 661-Pete » 15 Jan 2019, 12:38pm

mercalia wrote:nah clearly you aint a big-mac eater? the receipt has an invite to answer a questionaire then they give u a code to put on it gets u a big mac and fries at a reduced rate - he probaby did that :lol:
Well, clearly both you and the Drumphf have the advantage over me regarding this sphere of knowledge. Oh and before you ask - I have sampled Mr Ronald M's product. Twice in my life, as I recall - the last time being nearly 40 years ago. I didn't enjoy it much. I concede that much may have changed in the interim.

Do they ask you to give a name, and then bawl it out when your order's ready - like they do in Sta**ucks - and Argos? Might be amusing to hear the waiter call out "Macdonalds for Donald!". Actually, if I'm ever in Starbucks again, I'm tempted to give my name as, say, "Latte" - so that I can hear them call "Latte for Latte..."

As to Drumpfhf's eating habits - is it true that he subsists entirely on burgers? If so why isn't he dead?
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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby mercalia » 15 Jan 2019, 12:46pm

does show what a cheapscape dullard he is? I am sure there are better takeaways than that around there

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Oldjohnw » 15 Jan 2019, 1:05pm

I suspect that the likelihood that Trump ultimately pays this out of his own pocket is remote. He uses his own hotels and golf/country clubs for travel with his entourage and the USA picks up the tab. He will be massivlly more wealthy at the end of his term than the beginning.
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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby brynpoeth » 15 Jan 2019, 1:06pm

Not without reason is McDonald's the greatest restaurant chain in the world, +1!

I eat there regularly, often service is real quick, just a shame the chips are usually lukewarm :wink:
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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby 661-Pete » 15 Jan 2019, 3:54pm

brynpoeth wrote:I eat there regularly, often service is real quick, just a shame the chips are usually lukewarm :wink:
I didn't think they served chips!

These are chips (with a bit of fish thrown in):
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These are "fries" (or whatever name you care to give 'em):
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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby brynpoeth » 15 Jan 2019, 4:19pm

Pommes (German) = chips
Chips (German) = potato crisps
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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Psamathe » 1 Jun 2019, 12:35pm

I see that despite the ludicrous invitation for his Royal visit, he still feels it appropriate to insult the family of those who invited him!
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/trump-uk-state-visit-meghan-markle-criticism-us-election-a8939411.html wrote:Trump brands Meghan Markle 'nasty' after criticism ahead of UK visit

Donald Trump has branded the Duchess of Sussex as “nasty” after hearing she made critical comments about him during his 2016 election campaign.

Is it too late to withdraw the invite.

(That said I am in some regards a bit hypocritical as I strongly disagree with our system of "royalty". Some I would brand as nasty people (or maybe just too stupid to know better), but then they have not invited me to a 3 day ego boost (which I'd turn down anyway).

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Re: Is Trump Mad?

Postby Lance Dopestrong » 1 Jun 2019, 1:11pm

Psamathe wrote:I see that despite the ludicrous invitation for his Royal visit, he still feels it appropriate to insult the family of those who invited him!
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/uk/home-news/trump-uk-state-visit-meghan-markle-criticism-us-election-a8939411.html wrote:Trump brands Meghan Markle 'nasty' after criticism ahead of UK visit

Donald Trump has branded the Duchess of Sussex as “nasty” after hearing she made critical comments about him during his 2016 election campaign.

Is it too late to withdraw the invite.

(That said I am in some regards a bit hypocritical as I strongly disagree with our system of "royalty". Some I would brand as nasty people (or maybe just too stupid to know better), but then they have not invited me to a 3 day ego boost (which I'd turn down anyway).

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Alas, the paper didn't see fit to publish the rest of Trump's words from that particular conversation where he went on to praise her and describe her as a "good princess". And to think Murdoch's rags get a bad rap :lol:
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