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    Trump wants to purchase Greenland...

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    President Trump Eyes a New Real-Estate Purchase: Greenland - WSJ

    WASHINGTON—President Trump made his name on the world’s most famous island. Now he wants to buy the world’s biggest.

    The idea of the U.S. purchasing Greenland has captured the former real-estate developer’s imagination, according to people familiar with the deliberations, who said Mr. Trump has, with varying degrees of seriousness, repeatedly expressed interest in buying the ice-covered autonomous Danish territory between the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans.

    In meetings, at dinners and in passing conversations, Mr. Trump has asked advisers whether the U.S. can acquire Greenland, listened with interest when they discuss its abundant resources and geopolitical importance and, according to two of the people, has asked his White House counsel to look into the idea.


    Some of his advisers have supported the concept, saying it was a good economic play, two of the people said, while others dismissed it as a fleeting fascination that will never come to fruition. It is also unclear how the U.S. would go about acquiring Greenland even if the effort were serious.
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    Re: Trump wants to purchase Greenland...

    Can't take it serious until he floats the idea at one of his KKK rally's.

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    Re: Trump wants to purchase Greenland...

    Hmm... if AGW predictions are to be believed then acquiring a (near future?) more temperate (even tropical?) land mass may be a wise investment.
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    Re: Trump wants to purchase Greenland...

    Quote Originally Posted by azgreg View Post
    Can't take it serious until he floats the idea at one of his KKK rally's.
    Or proposes to rename it Whiteland.
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    Re: Trump wants to purchase Greenland...

    Quote Originally Posted by azgreg View Post
    Can't take it serious until he floats the idea at one of his KKK rally's.
    Its gonna be yuuuuuge!

    I've always wanted to go there, I've been to Iceland a few times, before it got trendy. Problem was, flying standby there was really risky, the weather could drastically change and cancel flights and you are stuck, paying exorbitant hotel fees. Air Greenland used to fly A330 widebodies to Baltimore, they still have one that they fly from Kangerlussuaq and Narsarsuaq to Copenhagen, mostly they fly the Dash 8 which is a great cold weather/short runway plane. They also have lots of copters.
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    Re: Trump wants to purchase Greenland...

    The Danes own it, yes?
    Lotsa luck there, Twumpy. I sorta doubt they'll entertain your offer.
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    I wouldn't know, I'm not a big Trump fan. I did vote for him, and I'll vote for him again in 2020.

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    Re: Trump wants to purchase Greenland...

    Quote Originally Posted by Checkerboard Strangler View Post
    The Danes own it, yes?
    Lotsa luck there, Twumpy. I sorta doubt they'll entertain your offer.
    Trump could sweeten the deal by tossing in Mexico and Canada making the Danes at least consider it.
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    Re: Trump wants to purchase Greenland...

    Quote Originally Posted by azgreg View Post
    Can't take it serious until he floats the idea at one of his KKK rally's.
    The Democrats won't let him in.

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    Re: Trump wants to purchase Greenland...

    Quote Originally Posted by beefheart View Post
    OMG! I clicked the link fully expecting the Onion or the Borowitz Report, but no, the Wall Street Journal! This must not be satire!


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    Re: Trump wants to purchase Greenland...

    I would consider relocating to there if it were part of the US.

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