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Old 10th March 2020, 06:17 PM   #281
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Originally Posted by Horatius View Post
Is he - is he trying to take credit for population growth?
Man, I know Trump likes the ladies, but is he THAT good????
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Old 10th March 2020, 06:24 PM   #282
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Originally Posted by Ladewig View Post
“And don’t forget the year! No president has ever governed in a higher numbered year. All the other presidents were in the 1900s.”
Except that RINO Bush, and some ******.
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Old 10th March 2020, 06:43 PM   #283
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Originally Posted by Trebuchet View Post
Except that RINO Bush, and some ******.

Fake Presidents! Why are you trying to lie about Trump's Grate "Achievements"?
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Old 10th March 2020, 09:05 PM   #284
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Originally Posted by Babbylonian View Post
Fair enough. Still, given the number of Christians in the US who prioritize wealth over anything else, no reason it can't be both.
Thanks for reminding me of... this. Ugh.

To poke at some other things...

There are a few more details in the coronavirus poster removal order, for those interested.



Trump too personally wounded by Pelosi to negotiate with her on coronavirus stimulus deal

And McConnell's made it clear that his solution to the issue is to push it all onto Pelosi.
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Old 10th March 2020, 09:24 PM   #285
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Trump is going to have his rallies,no mater what.
Trump does noto give a crap about the safetyof the American People.
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Old 10th March 2020, 10:57 PM   #286
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Trump is going to have his rallies,no mater what.
Trump does noto give a crap about the safetyof the American People.
if they are too sick to go voting in November, I'd say it is self-inflicted.
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Old 11th March 2020, 03:32 AM   #287
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Trump Tweeted

Pocahontas, working in conjunction with the Democrat Party, totally destroyed the campaign of Bernie Sanders. If she would have quit 3 days earlier, Sanders would have beaten Biden in a route, it wouldn’t even have been close. They also got two other losers to support Sleepy Joe!
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Old 11th March 2020, 03:35 AM   #288
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Tweeted

Pocahontas, working in conjunction with the Democrat Party, totally destroyed the campaign of Bernie Sanders. If she would have quit 3 days earlier, Sanders would have beaten Biden in a route, it wouldn’t even have been close. They also got two other losers to support Sleepy Joe!
I'm torn between admiration that Trump apparently knows the word "rout" and contempt that he can't spell it.
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Old 11th March 2020, 03:53 AM   #289
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
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If you like automobils, how can you vote for a Democrat who all want to get rid of cars, as quickly as possible, especially if they are powered by gasoline. Remember also, no more than one car per family. I, on the other hand, have new plants being built all over Michigan, Plus!

Best unemployment numbers in the history of our Country. Best employment number EVER, almost 160 million people working right now. Vote Republican, unless you want to see these numbers obliterated!
Gotta love that part. If a Democratic governor/representative/mayor of a state/district/city has problems on their home turf (crime, the homeless, etc.), it's totally that gov/rep/mayor's fault; if a state with a Democratic governor (like Michigan) can report good news, it's totally "hey, I did that!" If Trump weren't the President of the US, his childish behavior would be almost child-like charming.
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Old 11th March 2020, 04:38 AM   #290
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
Trump Tweeted

Pocahontas, working in conjunction with the Democrat Party, totally destroyed the campaign of Bernie Sanders. If she would have quit 3 days earlier, Sanders would have beaten Biden in a route
Sanders would've ambushed Biden on a highway and beaten him?
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Old 11th March 2020, 05:47 AM   #291
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Originally Posted by turingtest View Post
Gotta love that part. If a Democratic governor/representative/mayor of a state/district/city has problems on their home turf (crime, the homeless, etc.), it's totally that gov/rep/mayor's fault; if a state with a Democratic governor (like Michigan) can report good news, it's totally "hey, I did that!" If Trump weren't the President of the US, his childish behavior would be almost child-like charming.
We could all laugh at a sit-com titled "President Guy," if we didn't have this damned reality show.
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Old 11th March 2020, 08:46 AM   #292
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We could all laugh at a sit-com titled "President Guy," if we didn't have this damned reality show.
Except there is no way “President Guy” could last 3 seasons. At least not with this casting.

Although, “President Baby”....?


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Old 11th March 2020, 09:22 AM   #293
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I'd say Trump is toast.
The Stockholder Class was happy with him when he delivered a continuous Rally - but his mishandling of the crisis has cost them billions.
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It's gonna be a long a stressful few months because as far as I'm concerned no matter what the polls, the pundits, the talking heads, the voices on the street, and the general "tone" all say... Trump ain't gone until the next President gets sworn in, and probably with a few buffer days even beyond that
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Old 11th March 2020, 09:45 AM   #295
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
I'd say Trump is toast.
The Stockholder Class was happy with him when he delivered a continuous Rally - but his mishandling of the crisis has cost them billions.
Which only goes to show how dumb the 'stockholder class' can be.

They should have recognized that much of Trump's success was built on a growing economy he inherited.

They should have known that Trump is incompetent and eventually he would do things to mess things up (Trade wars, Coronavirus).

They should have known that the Republican policies that were implemented (huge tax cuts/deregulation) would provide only a short term boost to the economy, and the result would be even bigger problems in the future.

But, they decide to go for a short-term windfall, and screw the future. (Perhaps they are expecting more bailouts, like after the 2008 crash.)
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Old 11th March 2020, 10:20 AM   #296
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Originally Posted by The Great Zaganza View Post
I'd say Trump is toast.
The Stockholder Class was happy with him when he delivered a continuous Rally - but his mishandling of the crisis has cost them billions.
And they have seen just how incompetent he is. I think there never had much respect for him, btu thought in a real crisis he would let the experts handle it and then take the credit. But now they realise he actually thinks he is some kind of unique genius and his gut instincts and feelings are vastly superior to all the experts in the world.
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Old 11th March 2020, 10:23 AM   #297
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
And they have seen just how incompetent he is. I think there never had much respect for him, btu thought in a real crisis he would let the experts handle it and then take the credit. But now they realise he actually thinks he is some kind of unique genius and his gut instincts and feelings are vastly superior to all the experts in the world.
All Trump has to do to benefit economic recovery is STFU.

He can't do that. It's impossible for him. He'd sooner beat Michael Phelps in every Olympic swimming event than keep his fool mouth shut for one day.
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Old 11th March 2020, 10:49 AM   #298
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It's cute how people think an economic downturn "hurts" the powerful.

Even I've learned a bit about how to be visciously advantageous. 6-12 months from now I will hop into a new house where the development incentives are moving to. I anticipate the bottom of the market will be just after that when out of state operations will swoop in. I and they will apply for every rebate on offer and fix the place up.

In 5 years I'll be at 2x-3x equity (mostly because I'm just following what's been decided, not because I'm a super genius).

Market resets are a huge opportunity for big interests to make cheap acquisitions.

People who have very little padding or insufficient assets hate it (I have just enough to play the game this time around for a hopefully good condition home in a 100+ year old neighborhood). For the fabulously wealthy it's just a phase in the cycle.
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Old 11th March 2020, 10:52 AM   #299
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Originally Posted by Delphic Oracle View Post
It's cute how people think an economic downturn "hurts" the powerful.

Even I've learned a bit about how to be visciously advantageous. 6-12 months from now I will hop into a new house where the development incentives are moving to. I anticipate the bottom of the market will be just after that when out of state operations will swoop in. I and they will apply for every rebate on offer and fix the place up.

In 5 years I'll be at 2x-3x equity (mostly because I'm just following what's been decided, not because I'm a super genius).

Market resets are a huge opportunity for big interests to make cheap acquisitions.

People who have very little padding or insufficient assets hate it (I have just enough to play the game this time around for a hopefully good condition home in a 100+ year old neighborhood). For the fabulously wealthy it's just a phase in the cycle.
Wouldn't it be less risky to just buy up shares at their new low prices until recovery? I'd rather have an extra chunk of the S&P than a chunk of real estate.
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Coronavirus will annihilate Trump's migration policy, when asylum seekers will be infected en masse and will require medical help.
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And I will double the amount I bet on Romney challenging Trump for the election (sometime in late April after the LDS conference).
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Originally Posted by TragicMonkey View Post
All Trump has to do to benefit economic recovery is STFU.

He can't do that. It's impossible for him. He'd sooner beat Michael Phelps in every Olympic swimming event than keep his fool mouth shut for one day.
I expect he is being told that by a lot of people in the GOP and his own advisers ,but, as usual, Trump will not listen.
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And I will double the amount I bet on Romney challenging Trump for the election (sometime in late April after the LDS conference).

I am no fan of the LDS, but that smacks a little of religious bigotry.
What next? Biden will be taking orders from the Pope?
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I'm torn between admiration that Trump apparently knows the word "rout" and contempt that he can't spell it.

^^^THIS^^^!
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I am no fan of the LDS, but that smacks a little of religious bigotry.
What next? Biden will be taking orders from the Pope?
You must have misunderstood me if you think this smacks a little of religious bigotry.
It's 100% religious bigotry, because Romney's entire goal in life is to be the one who fulfills the White Horse Prophecy.
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Coronavirus will annihilate Trump's migration policy, when asylum seekers will be infected en masse and will require medical help.
They may require medical help, but why do you think they will get it?

The concentration camps may with no intent and no action become death camps.
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Vanity Fair Magazine, which will soon be out of business, and their third rate Fake reporters, who make up sources which don’t exist, wrote yet another phony & boring hit piece. The facts are just the opposite. Our team is doing a great job with CoronaVirus!
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They may require medical help, but why do you think they will get it?

The concentration camps may with no legally provable intent and no action become death camps.
If I may offer an enhancement...

"What? It's not like we were providing proper medical care before the coronavirus showed up."

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You must have misunderstood me if you think this smacks a little of religious bigotry.
It's 100% religious bigotry, because Romney's entire goal in life is to be the one who fulfills the White Horse Prophecy.
And your proof of that is....

BTW The White Horse Prophecy is NOT an official teaching of the LDS,in fact, the LDS authoraries have cautioned against regarded it as such.
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And your proof of that is....

BTW The White Horse Prophecy is NOT an official teaching of the LDS,in fact, the LDS authoraries have cautioned against regarded it as such.
And Xenu isn't part of Scientology........
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Dow cratered again today.
The usual fixes are not working.
Only getting a grip on the virus will really improve things..and I don't see that happening for a long, long, time.
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The problem is Trump has built his whole presidency around how great everything is, and now he has a real crisis to face, and he is clueless on how to respond, and so, by default, he is sticking to his standard technique of attacking his enemies and claiming everything is just fine, the virus is nothing to worry about.
This is going to cause disaster, maybe edging to catastrophe.
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And Trump doubles down on "virus is no big thing";

https://www.politico.com/news/2020/0...message-125902
Now his never admit you were wrong obssessioi will actually kill people .We have a psychopath in the white house.
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To be honest, the US health care system - and society - is probably way worse for coping with a pandemic than Italy. All those people not affording to self-quarantine combined with the crazily ineffective health care services that millions still have no access to. There will be lots of posturing and PR from the administration, and Trump is admittedly certainly good at bullexcreting, but that would really need to complemented by effective action on ground...
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Trump to address the nation tonight on the virus.
TUrn off your BS meters if you don't want them to explode.
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Funny that Trump chooses to address the nation on the same day the stock market goes into Bear territory.
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Originally Posted by llwyd View Post
To be honest, the US health care system - and society - is probably way worse for coping with a pandemic than Italy. All those people not affording to self-quarantine combined with the crazily ineffective health care services that millions still have no access to. There will be lots of posturing and PR from the administration, and Trump is admittedly certainly good at bullexcreting, but that would really need to complemented by effective action on ground...
But he's not, not even a little bit. Even his own supporters don't believe the things he says, often attempting to clarify what he meant before he comes out to clarify that he means exactly what he says, no matter how obvious it is that he's lying.

I'd be a lot happier if he actually could sling some convincing crap. Frankly, it's a good trait to have in a President, especially when the country is dealing with something difficult. When FDR said that the only thing we have to fear is fear itself, he knew very well that there was a lot more than that to fear - unemployment, homelessness, starvation, etc. He was slinging crap but it was effective crap. It was the kind of crap that inspired people to work harder to fix the things that weren't working.

The crap that Trumps slings just smells terrible and spreads misery.
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Old 11th March 2020, 02:22 PM   #318
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But he's not, not even a little bit. Even his own supporters don't believe the things he says, often attempting to clarify what he meant before he comes out to clarify that he means exactly what he says, no matter how obvious it is that he's lying.
Well, surely to his base he is, on some essential level, I mean he must be. I think it's painfully obvious that he is a very incompetent, very dangerous person that should never hold a public office. But that's just me, what do I know: ca 48% of the American electorate voted him for the president of the bloody US of A, aka the leader of the free world. And you say he can't bullexcrete?

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I'd say Trump is toast.
The Stockholder Class was happy with him when he delivered a continuous Rally - but his mishandling of the crisis has cost them billions.
So, what options does the Stockholder Class have available?

They can’t back another Republican at this late hour. They can’t expect anything useful to come from giving President Trump directions or an ultimatum. Sanders sure isn’t going to dance to their tune.


Besides, I suspect a fair number of the Stockholder Class hold the philosophy that there were enough hard and soft warning signs that anyone who was still heavily invested when the prices went into free fall deserves whatever happened to them.
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I'd say Trump is toast.
The Stockholder Class was happy with him when he delivered a continuous Rally - but his mishandling of the crisis has cost them billions.
Trump was deliberately talking up a bubble. The best, most beautiful bubble in America's history, funded by the biggest, most perfect debt ever.
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