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  1. + " Elite white men like Brett Kavanaugh (and of course Donald Trump) represent white male privilege and entitlement on steroids. If confirmed to the Supreme Court, Kavanaugh will be the White Male Privilege Affluenza Justice. White boys are apparently engaging in "adolescent indiscretions" when they are accused of committing a crime. Black and brown boys are allowed no such safe harbor. White men are infantilized in America; black boys and men are pathologized in America." https://www.salon.com/2018/09/19/brett-kavanaugh-is-a-blend-of-toxic-male-privilege-and-affluenza-a-perfect-fit-for-donald-trump/
  2. Food for your thought… since you apparently have poor arguments IMHO As Chancellor Angela Merkel fights to save her government in a heated battle over immigration, an opinion poll Friday showed most Germans support the tougher line of her rebel interior minister. https://www.thelocal.de/20180616/poll-shows-mosts-germans-back-rebel-minister-on-migrants "The survey found that 62 percent of respondents were in favour of turning back undocumented migrants at the border, in line with the stance of Interior Minister Horst Seehofer who is openly challenging Merkel. And 86 percent want faster deportations of rejected asylum seekers, a process now often held up by bureaucratic hurdles and legal challenges, according to the Infratest dimap poll." Many Germans feel foreign in their own country and are afraid that immigration is changing their homeland rapidly. Every fifth person in Germany comes from an immigration background and that number will continue to climb. What does that mean for the country? By DER SPIEGEL Staff " Large segments of the German population are suffering from a kind of stress relating to identity. Germans without any immigration background in their own families fear that immigrants could strip them of their Heimat, their sense of home. At the same time, Germans with immigrant backgrounds feel marginalized and foreign. But it's an altogether different phenomenon for refugees arriving here. When they think about home, it tends to be the one they just lost." http://www.spiegel.de/international/germany/germany-and-immigration-the-changing-face-of-the-country-a-1203143.html
  3. You are just denying the fact that - beside the silent majority - far right movements in Europe have rapidly grown since 2001 - this progression being based on public opinion's expressed in polls that people are starting to be concerned and think they want to have control on immigration. And yes you can be born in Germany or in France and look like a foreigner; it was much easier for them a few décades ago than it is now. Wonder why.
  4. Do not limit the perspective to the current situation of these "economic refugees". Chain migration means you'll sooner or later automatically legally multiply the influx of migrants in countries where people express their opinion that there are already today too many foreigners living there legally or illegally - and people looking like foreigners. That's a commonly shared feeling in western countries.
  5. That's correct and that's the reason why people also are more and more concerned by the conséquences of chain migration - which is the major path to legal immigration.
  6. No, I won't because "Reading the 76 pages of charges against Manafort is like reading an international sequel to “The Godfather.” Money laundering, illegal lobbying, tax evasion, perjury, conspiracy to get others to commit perjury, movement of tens of millions of dollars through offshore bank accounts in Cyprus and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Involved with Manafort were his partner and deputy, Rick Gates, and one Konstantin Kilimnik, a former Russian intelligence agent also charged in the conspiracy and currently on the lam in Moscow under the protection of none other than the Russian president, Vladimir Putin." https://www.axios.com/paul-manafort-charges-conspiracy-russia-ukraine-trump-33431df0-fce5-4197-adb4-8d2e9a152957.html but for you another link : https://www.salon.com/2018/09/15/hurricane-manafort-makes-landfall-in-washington-d-c/
  7. In detail: the charges ..76 pages https://www.axios.com/paul-manafort-charges-conspiracy-russia-ukraine-trump-33431df0-fce5-4197-adb4-8d2e9a152957.html
  8. + staff with psychatry degree rather than law degree or whatever military rank
  9. "Some officials interviewed by The Daily Beast cheered the underlying message of the anonymously written op-ed. But several worried about its lasting impact, beyond provoking a familiar Washington parlor game: outing a dissenter. There was even a fear that the op-ed would hand Trump a pretext to purge his administration of the very bureaucratic scapegoats the op-ed writer portrayed as being crucial to saving America from Trump. " https://amp.thedailybeast.com/we-see-ourselves-as-rebels-trumps-internal-resistance-celebrates?__twitter_impression=true
  10. It's a remake of Murder in the Orient Express
  11. Focus on the message not the messenger - whoever he is, he is not the problem. Trump based his staff choice on supposed loyalty to him . And everyone had to sign an NDA with financial penalties .
  12. The sole fact that his own administration put Trump under guardianship is very telling of what is happening at the White House: the system is self-regulating. since everyone aknowledges Trump is a totally misunderstood thoughtful person , not at all impulsive nor bellicose despite being surrounded by harmful forces
  13. Just fools … " “We got more money, we got more brains, we got better houses and apartments, we got nicer boats, we’re smarter than they are and they say they’re the elite,” Trump scoffed. In lights of these claims, Trump declared that he and his fans were the real deservers of elite status. "
  14. " “Fear” is not the only book that Trump has been worried about recently, according to one White House official. He has also asked aides about another upcoming book about the White House by CBS news correspondent Major Garrett and wondered out loud whether he should participate in some of the books about his administration. So far, aides have convinced him not to, telling him that presidential participation in books about their administrations are for leaders who do not regularly engage with the public and with the press, the way he does on Twitter. Aides have told him he has no need to cooperate with the authors of books because he is engaging all the time." https://www.politico.com/story/2018/09/04/woodward-book-john-kelly-trump-806695
  15. Not sure, most people here in Europe largely prefer and agree to help fund development in "the South" rather than all the problems and burden of massive economic migrations from countries with booming population.