Serious Donald Trump expresses "serious interest" in purchasing the country of Greenland

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  1. nnaM sitooP

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    https://www.foxnews.com/politics/tr...essed-serious-interest-in-acquiring-greenland

    I could see it happening. It holds an excellent military position, situated close to both Europe and Russia, and also has large amounts of untapped natural resources. Plus, it would probably be much more financially stable as a whole if ran by the US

    It also wouldn't be the first time the US has tried to buy it, as an offer of 1.2 billion in today's dollars was sent to Denmark to buy it in the 1940's after WW2
     
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  2. dee pixel

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  4. Poopship McGee

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    So long as it's a territory and not a state. :grinning:
     
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  5. Tzula

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    is he afraid he'll be so disliked by the history books he'll make sure his only claims to fame are NK and Greenland???
    holy shit regardless.
     
  6. DemonElite

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    GOD NO, WE HAVEN'T EVEN INTEGRATED PUERTO RICO
     
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  7. Aether

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    With what money?
     
  8. Weaponized Autism

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    Danish-American war when.
     
  9. tera

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    Greenlanders are honorary scandibro’s cuz most of em speak Danish and have Danish heraldry

    so come an get it I say
     
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    come and get it
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  12. tera

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    dont disturb scandinavians, they cool bro.
     
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  13. Dr Heckyll

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    can you really just go ahead and buy other countries with money you've borrowed from china
     
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    agreeing completely with my scandilads here

    it's already got a clear ancient righteous royal holder, Hendes Majestæt, Af Guds Nåde, Margrethe II Alexandrine Þórhildur Ingrid, Dronning af Danmark

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    paws off, amerikanere
     
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  16. Ond

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    baste
     
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  17. Postal

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    excellent military position
    so America is at war with who now?

    untapped natural resources?
    yeah just leave it alone if you don't need it, not like global warming doesn't exist and bad enough already
     
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  18. nnaM sitooP

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    The total US budget is somewhere close to 4.5 trillion

    No one, but it’s northern centralized position is undeniably a good one. The US already has a military base there

    Last I checked mining gold and other metals doesn’t affect global warming
     
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  19. Ond

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    what do you use to mine said metals

    also lmao why buy the place when you already have bases there and its owned by a nato country who you frequently exercise with
     
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  20. nnaM sitooP

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    Yes, minerals and materials are extracted from the earth using drills and other equipment that is gas powered, but the carbon dioxide produced, when compared to the hundreds of millions of cars and factories worldwide, is irrelevant

    Why do people usually buy land? The US would have near complete freedom to survey the land, construct mines, towns, etc. and essentially utilize the land for whichever purpose they desire, which I’m certain wouldn’t include complete and utter devastation of the landscape much like how Alaska still remains to be a beautiful state after it was purchased in 1867
     
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