• Wayfarer
    6.6k
    Incidentally, does anyone remember Trump shellacking Obama for bowing to the Saudi king?
  • Benkei
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    Well, they do have a mission, vision and values statement. You'd hope it's more than just a bit of text. "Do what's right..."

    Edit: forgot the link: Lockheed Martin mission, vision and values
  • frank
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    No, I think you forgot that all of Lockheed's employees are Trump zombies.

    Doing the right thing is whatever helps our glorious divine leader.
  • frank
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    Incidentally, does anyone remember Trump shellacking Obama for bowing to the Saudi king?Wayfarer

    That must have been correct. Trump is divinely inspired in all things. Like Kim, he doesn't have a rectum.
  • frank
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    The ramifications of global warming within the next 80 years will be far more detrimental to civilization than the non-skeptic public understands.Maw

    What do you mean by this? Detrimental to civilization?
  • Pierre-Normand
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    Incidentally, does anyone remember Trump shellacking Obama for bowing to the Saudi king?Wayfarer

    I think Trump was just making a point about business etiquette. He didn't criticize Obama because he thought the president ought not to bow to the king at all. He rather thought the president ought to bow in the opposite direction.
  • frank
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    Isn't that part of the Time Warp dance?
  • praxis
    809


    Trump doesn't bow, he curtsies like a proper school girl.

  • creativesoul
    3.4k


    No doubt... much groundwork had to be laid... as has been.
  • Maw
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    There are two ways that climate change will pane out. The first, and most likely scenario, is that our inability to slow or stop climate change will severely affect food supply and raise sea levels, particularly in underdeveloped countries that do not have the capability to handle distribution of resources or mass migration of their citizens. As a result, people from these countries will likely immigrate to developed countries in North America and Europe. As we have recently seen, mass migration from underdeveloped countries to developed ones often results in reactionary, neo-fascist movements, which have gained political currency across America and Europe, as citizens feel threatened by mass migration, and demographic and electoral shifts. This will be especially true as the threat of raising sea levels and food supply shortage looms overhead.

    The second, highly unlikely scenario, is that socialist policies are enacted to ensure cohesive policies to slow and eventually stop climate change, before the aforementioned affects occur. However, if they do occur, that distributive measures are enacted to provide a more egalitarian distribution of resources.
  • Bitter Crank
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    citizens feel threatened by mass migrationMaw

    One of the unfortunate outcomes of a mass migration threat could be defensive war involving population annihilation. It might be nice if all the destination countries joined in welcoming all comers in a "we're all in the same boat" spirit of camaraderie and compassion. That might happen for a while, as long as the numbers are not too high in the beginning. But it probably wouldn't last long.

    I don't think there is any group more or less likely to be infinitely kind (or harsh) in response to really high population movements in their direction. It will depend how the destination population views their own situation. If they feel insecure without high population movements, then they may support an aggressive operation to repel the unfortunate people who must move or die where they are.

    Is it possible to repel hundred of thousands of people on the move? It is possible, of course. It would just be extraordinarily savage. But humans are capable of savagery, regardless of how they behave when all is calm, all is right.

    So, again: the critical effort to control CO2, methane, and other green house gases. (I don't have much confidence the world can get its collective act together soon enough.)
  • frank
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    I see. I thought you meant that civilization itself would be threatened.

    The second, highly unlikely scenario, is that socialist policies are enacted to ensure cohesive policies to slow and eventually stop climate change, before the aforementioned affects occurMaw

    I doubt that too. It would require a global military-style government of some kind. Either that or the emergence of a new global religion.

    I foresee disintegration in the relationships between global entities and an every-man-for-himself sort of arrangement. Not exactly Mad Max.
  • praxis
    809
    From CNN (fake news):
    "It's going to be an election of the caravan," Trump said at a campaign rally in Missoula, Montana. "You know what I'm talking about."

    In an extended riff about illegal immigration and the caravan, Trump told the crowd that Democrats were banking on the caravan to arrive before Election Day so they could vote for Democrats -- even though as asylum-seekers, they wouldn't be citizens and therefore would not be able to vote in the congressional elections.

    It’s frightening to think that tactics like this actually work. Are Trump supporters really that moronic?
  • Jake
    516
    Will Trump go down in history as the most successful troll of all time?
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