The Pentagon Was Shocked At What President Trump Told President Duterte

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U.S. President Donald Trump called Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on April 29, 2017 and their conversation revolved around the problem with North Korea and with Kim Jong Un's nuclear ambition.

Pentagon officials however are in shock after a transcript of their conversation was released on May 23, 2017. Pentagon officials are very careful about discussing the movement of their submarines as is it their military's belief that their stealth is the key to their mission.

In their conversation, President Trump told President Duterte that the U.S. has two nuclear submarines in the area. Trump said: "We have two submarines -- the best in the world -- we have two nuclear submarines -- no that we want to use them at all."


They also talked about China and how China is the key to keeping North Korea in check. Duterte said he will call China's President Xi Jinping. Duterte told Trump: "I will try to make a call to President Xi Jinping and I will try to tell him if …

Fernando Amorsolo

Fernando Cueto Amorsolo (May 30, 1892 – April 24, 1972) is one of the most important artists in the history of painting in the Philippines.[1] Amorsolo was a portraitist and painter of rural Philippine landscapes. He is popularly known for his craftsmanship and mastery in the use of light. Born in Paco, Manila, he earned a degree from the Liceo de Manila Art School in 1909.

I have heard of Fernando Amorsolo before but I have never seen any of his paintings. I may have seen one but did not realize it was his work until I saw this set of photos from Pearl of the Orient: Discover Old Philippines FB Page.

Here are some of Fernando Amorsolo's work. Photos are owned by their respective owners and full description of the paintings are available at the Pearl of the Orient: Discover Old Philippines FB Page.

Fernando Amorsolo Village Scene 1947
Village Scene, 1947
Fernando Amorsolo View of Bataan from Manila Bay
View of Bataan from Manila Bay
Fernando Amorsolo Unloading the Day's Catch
Unloading the Day's Catch
Fernando Amorsolo Under the Mango Tree
Under the Mango Tree
Fernando Amorsolo The Tinikling
The Tinikling
Fernando Amorsolo The Harvesters
The Harvesters
Fernando Amorsolo Sunday Morning in the Poblacion
Sunday Morning in the Poblacion
Fernando Amorsolo Sibul River, Zamboanga Del Sur
Sibul River, Zamboanga Del Sur
Fernando Amorsolo Seascape
Seascape
Fernando Amorsolo Rice Planting
Rice Planting (1922)
His "Rice Planting" (1922), which appeared on posters and tourist brochures, became one of the most popular images of the Commonwealth of the Philippines.
Fernando Amorsolo Noontime Meal
Noontime Meal
Fernando Amorsolo Marketplace Before Church
Marketplace Before a Church
Fernando Amorsolo Lavandera
Lavandera
Fernando Amorsolo Girl Washing In The River
Girl Washing In The River
Fernando Amorsolo Family Gathering Fruit
Family Gathering Fruit
On November 30, 2009, the Family Gathering Fruit sold for USD 77,257 at Christie's.
Fernando Amorsolo Confeccion De La Standarte Nacional
Confeccion De La Standarte Nacional (The Making of the Philippine Flag)
Fernando Amorsolo Workers In The Field
Workers In The Field

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