26 June, 2017

Trump Wins

Donald Trump won the US presidential election early this morning.

Trump will become the 45th US president after a stunning victory over Democrat Hillary Clinton.

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    Good to hear that the Diaspora has introduced our long standing cultural ritual of Coconut Smashing to Americans.

    I am surprised it didn’t produce the right result, although it worked well in Yahapalana Srilanka..

    And still doing well.

    But the purpose of this comment is to provide some financial advice to the rich Diasporians there who have missed out on investing in Yahapalana Economic boom in Srilanka, which is totally monopolized by the Suren Sudrendran followers in the GTF.

    And with the help of the help of Singapore Mahendran of course..

    Investment in Infrastructure, including the old Steel Mills in the Rust Belt . Health Insurance and Pharmaceutical manufacturing are the highly recommended..

    Unlike in the Yahapalana Srilanka, where everything is up for grabs for the Hindians, US won’t be open for dumping cheap Indian goods , Nor the Chinese or Mexican for that matter.

    Which is good news for the poor rural Americans , after suffering a long time.

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      Bernie Sanders should have won the 2016 US election and made the US and the world a better place!

      What is clear is that the people of the US detest Washington and the Washington Consensus that has beggared most of them and most of the world for the greed of the global 1 percent.

      But the Washington Democratic Machinery blocked the REAL REVOLUTION, Bernie, in the United States and what was left was Trump!

      Without Bernie the REAL CHANGE, the American People had Hobson’s choice. Clinton is a Washington Oligarch, loves $$$ and so does Trump, there is very little difference between them when it come to protecting corporate Capital and the military business complex.

      Obama and Hilary kept Global Corporate Corruption going while playing identity politics and using minority rights and gender discourse as a cover to entrench US corporate power in the name of globalization.
      Hilary was a Hawk and Obama forced globalization down everyone’s throat with Trade agreements disrespecting local economies and concerns.

      Trump is of course not the solution, but his retreat from the world may be best for everyone. Less US meddling and (proxy) fewer wars with Russia and China.
      Today strategically located Sri Lanka seems to be at risk of a proxy war, with a China backed Mahinda Jarapaksa Red Scarf movement and US-India Ayahapalanaya Ranil-Sira, UNP-SLFP bi-partisan corruption club.

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        Lots of us are thinking on the same lines. Bernie would have got the White American votes that Trump got. Most Americans were dissatisfied with old politics of Democrats and Republicans.
        The Sri Lankans too are now getting sick of the Yahapalanaya GoSL & the JO.

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      Excellent response, Sumaney !! These jokers (I do not use abusive language!!) have been supporting anyone who will meet their unattainable and IMPRACTICAL demand for separation. I visit the North and the East and see how desparate the simple, basic HUMAN need is. We go with a mission, provide food, clothing etc. but being ordinary private citizens unable to fund more important and essential needs such as the basics for food cultivation, transport, medical aid etc. The selfish diaspora with their millions can do SOMETHING. But will they??

      Clinton would never get involved in another country after her mistakes in the M.E., and if I know Trump, he will mind the business of the U.S.A only.

      If you look at what is happening now after the nation chose Trump, rioting and destruction !! Typical LTTE tactics of loosers!

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    Lankawe is celebrating the Trump’s victory just like they have been celebrating the Mullivaikkal destruction with Kiribath and firecrackers. An example said is “the ram enjoying the leaves in garland around its neck in the sacrificial celebration”. They may not show the same enthusiasm of playing the Aappa Diplomacy with Trump which they played with Condoleezza Rice, Blake, and Secretary Kerry. “Karanam Thappinaal Maranam”(misstep in a circus swing is death). They may have to start to show the same respect they show they show to China. No more Hanky-Panky with US too.

    Old King has said that Trump is a nice boy. That is telling out the game brewing. Like all others, Old Royal, who ran out of temple Tree house by the threat of Secretary Kerry is not prepared for the occasion. They had left the new party under GL in the same room of Old King. Now they may kick on the butt of GL and take it over. If, this way or other, Ranil is toppled, the stepping steps are set. 18A-2 can be passed. For that, Trump should not send the US troops to Lankawe. TNA Sumanthiran has stated that if Trump comes, their secret solution is over. Anyway, it was already ended by the scheme as future dating it to secretary Kerry’s departure. Now time for Ranil to save him from toppling rather than saving Old King from UN electric chair.

    Senate is republican. House is republican. Supreme court is republican. The theory of Balance of power is defeated as soon as the Republican President swears-in. This is the incubation temperature to create perfect Mussolini or Hitler. “Itippaarai Illaadha Emaraa Mannan Ketuppaa Rilaanung Ketum”. (The king with none to censure him, bereft of safeguards all, Though none his ruin work, shall surely ruined fall.)Trump and Russia may play the Reagan- Iran drama back again. When Trump was only a star(as per him) women begged him to……….Now he is the president. May be it is time to move the White House to Las Vegas, Nevada, from Washington DC.

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    So what if Donald Trump wins the US elections. Business will go on as usual. There will be no wall built on the Mexican border with Mexicans made to pay for it. And many other things this foul mouthed lout mouthed off will never be realised. The status quo will remain. The elections is just a distraction, a well staged make believe that the US is a democracy. Business will go on as usual, the powers that be, the Jewish diaspora, the military industrial establishment as always will have the final say and will call the shots despite all Trump’s rhetoric. Obama never stopped large scale torture, endless wars or even close down Guantamo Bay as promised on numerous speeches by him. With all the well managed pomp and pageantry and endless feel good speeches, Obama will bow out with a whimper. The same can be predicted in advance for Trump as well.

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    Where is Agnos the Jelly Head, who high fives the 10 star generals. The 10 star generals are probably high five-ing each other, after voting for Trump. Then hitting the bar and laughing at uncle Tom Agnos the Jelly Head who does not even know the meaning of Jelly Head.

    Latino vote: +2%
    African American: +5%
    Women: unchanged

    Yo, the deplorable’s won.

    Agnos, Please understand the dynamics of your adopted country.

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    Dear Mallaiyuran!
    Your name and your comment suggests something fishy to me. You know well that Northern PC member M. K. Sivajilingam, who is a relative of LTTE supremo V. Prabhakaran, smashed 1008 coconuts at Nallur Kovil, Jaffna to invoke blessings for Hillary Clinton’s victory. He said to media that all the troubles of Tamils will vanish after Hillary’s victory. What an insult to God(s)?
    Hillary Clinton has been known as a pro Tamil US politician and her victory would have been beneficial to SL Tamil politicians and the Tamil diaspora. With Hillary’s defeat the Tamil diaspora and Tamil politicians in SL are now in a dilemma and are trying to find a way out; i.e. to reach President elect Donald Trump who is fully aware of Tamil’s insane favor that was extended to Hillary under the name ‘Tamils for Hillary’. A Sri Lankan living in the US told me that Tamils won’t be able to play dubious political games with President-elect Donald Trump as they had been doing with Hillary Clinton and Barak Obama.
    Just out of curiosity, I did a bit of search: Tamils for Hillary’ is an extended arm planned by Raj Rajaratnam; a strong Tiger supporter (now is serving a 11-year prison term in a US federal prison for insider trading) with the sole intention of bringing Hillary Clinton to White House in 2008; the movement collected funds, arranged close-door meetings, sent emails to SL Tamils in USA, used twitter, skype, and facebook and all available social media for this purpose. They spent millions $$$ but failed.
    When Hillary lost the 2008 candidacy the movement’s name was cunningly changed to ‘Tamils for Obama’ and expected to get favors from Hillary once she secured a high position in Obama administration. Obviously they succeeded and their efforts culminated in ‘regime change’ in Sri Lanka. Obama, Hillary, and John Kerry called it ‘the Rainbow revolution’.
    In 2015 Tamils for Hillary’ was re-launched to re-continue Tamils’ support for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential bid. Among other things, if you are interested there is an audio recording of her infamous Guardian interview on Tamils for Hillary’s Facebook. On the same Facebook page, a reader questions in Tamil if America actually supports the Tigers and gets the following response: “Hillary supports LTTE.” Apparently Tamils for Hillary has sought Clinton’s help through ‘Tamils for Hillary’ to get the Tigers de-listed from the State Department’s list of foreign terrorist organizations!
    Luckily Almighty God and all Hindu Gods were not in favor of Hillary Clinton for obvious reasons; who would like to help those who helped terrorism? I believe that President-elect Mr. Donald Trump is aware of these hypocrites who went against him to achieve petty political agendas.
    Mr. Mallaiyuran! stop insulting the democratic decision of the American people. Don’t bring in Hitler/Mussolini stories just like you guys did when Mr. Rajapaksa was finishing off the LTTE terror campaign in Sri Lanka. Just wake up; forget your dream of eelam, and get back to the right track of building a peaceful world free from poverty and terrorism.

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      May be it is a clear sign, Gods don’t approve course of action by Tamils!
      Listen to your god guys, Let us live like brothers!

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        srinath.gunaratnam

        “Listen to your god guys, Let us live like brothers!”

        Are you the god?

        Are you appealing to your Sinhala/Buddhist bigoted brotherhood?

        Please clarify.

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      Pro-Trump Democrat

      “Hillary Clinton has been known as a pro Tamil US politician and her victory would have been beneficial to SL Tamil politicians and the Tamil diaspora. “

      You are talking complete bull. Hilary is an American first and if anything pro Tamil last.

      Her interests are (like other American politicians) “in your country”. Neither Tamils nor Sinhalese mattered to her. The office of President is merely a ceremonial head. Actual business of foreign policy making and enforcing are being done by the bureaucrats, security services, military industrial complex, business interests, media barons, financial sectors, ……

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      Good story.

      Rajaratnam paid to Old Royals and they in turn paid to LTTE. When Rajaratnam was arrested Royals did not wanted him. Unlike you, at hey showed their faith on that.

      LTTE followed Sirimavo’s JVP.

      Sivalingam followed Old Royal’s Dinesh. So be aware Ranil will not allow anybody to grab Temple Tree House so easily. Dinesh wasted million coconuts.

      Tamils wanted Hillary to work on UNHRC. It is Secretary Kerry got into Temple Tree House becuase of China. Trump is said to be block all China products in USA (if he is going to following his policy as you attempt to teach me). Then That law is coming to Hambattanata 50 square miles Chinese Industrial zone and Port City Finance Institutions too.

      Plan it properly before you make arrangement to take over Temple Tree House thinking Secretary Kerry is gone.

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        Mallai, you guys are the same!! Rajaratnam supported LTTE, he gave “royal” whatever, royal cut the throat, etc etc !! Its just throat-cutting all the time. That is why we should just learn, as Sri Lankans to get on with each other.

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      Pro-Trump,
      These are the typical undemocratic fools who will not accept anything in life accept their own attainable schemes. You are correct. The US will never involve themselves in anything that has no monetary value for them, unlike us who are now so dependent on China. When Modi became P.M in India, they all thought that he will send the fleet with a few Divisions of troops.

      If I know Trump, he will ban all these extremists from using d”un-American” names and making their nation a place for political interference in the affairs of other countries. In fact, I think we should petition Trump accordingly.

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      Pro-Trump Democrat !

      “Your name and your comment suggests something fishy to me.” You may be smelling fish in everything because a fish might be living in the nose. Brush it before you come to CT next time. As a habit, brush it in the morning while brushing the teeth. I guarantee it that you will be ok after that.

      Unlike Lankawe, where Royals get automatic selection, you know America has Primary. This did a substantial damage to Hillary. Many Blacks and Latinos, who stuck with Sandors, answered to poll as Hillary, but did not get out and vote because they Sandor was dropped out by Democratic super delegates. Super delegates are party officials not people’s opinion reflectors on Primary Candidates. Through the republican sincerely voted this time to their party, I do not see this as White Male plot against minorities. Yesterday when I had to have a half hour interaction with police, those two white men treated me very politely. I never had received that kind of treatment from New York Police. If they are example of policemen, they look happy with the election result rather than utilizing the victory. So far they are not out with firecrackers and Kiribath. But the Hillary supporters are carrying out massive protests in majors towns.

      Trump is not like Bush, who was manipulated by Cheny, to be manipulated by Mike Pence. Further they disagree with in their opinion too. So, one can expect Trump to deliver many the promises he made. If he keeps his promise of trade war with China, that is will spill into Lankawe too. It is the Bush’ Americans detected about the String of Perl, which now,China is hiding under silk route. The republican Ambassador Robert Blake worked on that with India. One has to wait and see if the new Republican team will like Ranil is selling Hambantota harbor to China.

      Tamils have been giving their representation to all UNHRC countries, EU ….. all IC. They never expected US troops to be Lankawe though they called for UN R2P. That was a false opinion created by Colombo Sinhala Media that US troops are coming to Lankawe if Hillary wins. State Secretary Kerry was blocking the war crime investigation at UNHRC. He suppressed the original report OISL submitted in which, Wimal said the Royals were accused of war crime. Tamils wanted America’s blockade on that to be stopped. Now Secretary Kerry is gone. We don’t know new American stand on that. We don’t know Trumps position on that. Regan gave arms to Iran. He gave arms to Taliban to chase USSR from Afghanistan. Who knows how Trump plan to deal with China’s invasion in Lankawe, if he want to have a trade war with China?

      Living together need not to be under the oppression of Majority. EU countries are living well under EU. Practically, it does not simply deliver economic advantage, it has united the European countries who carried out two world wars to rule entire EU. Now, instead of ruling the Europe individually, they are ruling the EU together in a peaceful Union.

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      PTD — Spot on – this is something Diaspora Tamils and SL Tamils who are still dreaming achievable ” EElam” should clearly understand – The present attitude of these Tamils clearly divide our nation – We are all Sri Lankans – by birth I became a Sinhale and someone else became a tamil – so what – both are humans

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    we wish Mr. trump good luck. may he be able to do what he promised to do.if he can get his fellow Americans not to involved in internal affairs of other countries that is the great thing he can do. again wish him good luck.

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      ranjith

      “may he be able to do what he promised to do.if he can get his fellow Americans not to involved in internal affairs of other countries”

      Instead begging Trump please appeal to the permanent institutions that run USA, military industrial complex, security services, financial institutions, ….. right wing think tanks, ….. deranged generals, ….

      On the other hand consider treating your people well if you want to stop foreigners groping your women folks.

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        Native vedda

        please do not insult our vannila aththo decorating yourself with their identity. they are very independent very intelligence and very respectable community living in this land with self respect and self dignities.I as descendant of contemporaries of Balangodanists who landed on this land from Africa in few millions years ago in same wave of hominid migration.my ancestors settled down in coastal line of south and south west of this Island and lived as sea hunters and gathers. latter they became sea hunters and growers. that is one part the other part traveled further into inland lived as hunters and gathers of land.latter they became hunters and growers. they were first traders of this land. they traded each others. salt for medicinal herbal,that is why in balangoda cave sites scientists find salt.

        As such I must say you are an insult to our native vannila aththo community.

        Anyway as Buddhist I am always trying to follow teaching of Buddha. At the same time do not want to be a Buddhist like ones who lived around Nalanda when Bakthiar and gan approached Nalanda and reduced that to ashes but I want to be like Tibetan buddhists who went forward and met Baktiar in Asam and killed all his men.likewise I go for offensive when our dignity and self respect is violated.

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          ranjith

          Another bull from a Sinhala/Buddhist historian.

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    EE HAA…demonstrations already in many US cities ..i see unites states soon to be devided states ..

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    In sri lanka after january 8th nobody made any demonstrations. Distraught MR supporters either drank a lot or lived without eating any proper meals silently bearing their grief respecting the majotiry toy- opinion. Later they went to visit mahinda at madamulana to have good cry.
    Sri Lankans as a nation seems to be more respectful of Democrasy than Americans

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    If you look at the faces of those in this “protest”, they are all non-whites, probably Syrians, LTTE supporters,Mexicans etc who crashed through the borders of the U.S. That is why Trump is going to resent these activities because they do not fall into the U.S way of life but try to impose their own selfish “nationalistic” systems. Your days are numbered.

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      A little bird interviewed on a world famous TV was heard to say, that Donald Trump won because a lot of white working class women in the US voted for him for confessing his unabashed “pussy” grabbing utterraces.

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    For whatever its worth, copied below is parts of my opinion of, November 6, 2016 at 3:52 am, under ‘Appraising Hilary Without Prejudice’.

    * * *

    The fact that Trump is the GOP nominee for President is a huge message. The message is that the voters are ‘angry’ with the establishment.

    The divide between the Republicans and the Democrats is as deep as the rift between the Sinhalese and the Tamils.

    Those who hate Trump are not going to vote for Hillary. Those who dislike Hillary may vote for Trump. ( See Tamils voted for MY3 ).

    Republicans are ready for anyone but Hillary.

    Would I want Hillary to lose. No. But, I want Trump to win.

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    Now that Trump is elected the 45th President of US, let me continue:

    The world is better-off with Trump, for nations will have a US that is, for once, ready to revisit the offshoots of its arrogance!

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    maybe trump won because devils advocates in srilanka were breaking coconuts for hilary and god took notice of that.Poor hilary lost for no fault of hers.

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