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Old 17th August 2018, 04:37 AM   #41
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"In speaking with some of the world’s top business leaders I asked what it is that would make business (jobs) even better in the U.S. “Stop quarterly reporting & go to a six month system,” said one. That would allow greater flexibility & save money. I have asked the SEC to study!"
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Old 17th August 2018, 04:43 AM   #42
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
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"In speaking with some of the world’s top business leaders I asked what it is that would make business (jobs) even better in the U.S. “Stop quarterly reporting & go to a six month system,” said one. That would allow greater flexibility & save money. I have asked the SEC to study!"

As much as I despise the man, I must agree on the point. Quarterly reporting is a mess at company level. From my experience at GE, I found it it severely limits long term strategies and creates unnecessary overheads due to the time taken generating those reports.
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Old 17th August 2018, 04:56 AM   #43
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Department of Defence announced that Donald Trump’s military parade, scheduled for November has now been officially “postponed” until 2019.
Latest (anonymous) estimate was that it was going to cost over $90 million. The PDJT's got to be pissed. That makes me happy.
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Old 17th August 2018, 04:59 AM   #44
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Originally Posted by Captain_Swoop View Post
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"How can “Senator” Richard Blumenthal, who went around for twenty years as a Connecticut politician bragging that he was a great Marine war hero in Vietnam (then got caught and sobbingly admitted he was neither a Marine nor ever in Vietnam), pass judgement on anyone? Loser!"

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Somebody else wrote that. "sobbingly admitted" is waaaay to sophisticated for Trump.
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Old 17th August 2018, 05:01 AM   #45
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Department of Defence announced that Donald Trump’s military parade, scheduled for November has now been officially “postponed” until 2019.


Are there any angry tweets yet?
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Old 17th August 2018, 05:05 AM   #46
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Originally Posted by TheSupermeerkat View Post
Are there any angry tweets yet?

He's still building up pressure...
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Old 17th August 2018, 05:07 AM   #47
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I think it is delayed because he thought he was going to make gains in the elections and having a parade right after would be like a celebration of his increased grip on power.

As it looks like the Dems are going to take the House he has changed his mind.
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Old 17th August 2018, 05:08 AM   #48
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Ah...

"The local politicians who run Washington, D.C. (poorly) know a windfall when they see it. When asked to give us a price for holding a great celebratory military parade, they wanted a number so ridiculously high that I cancelled it. Never let someone hold you up! I will instead..."

Sorry, Captain...

Blame is being apportioned....

/continued

"....attend the big parade already scheduled at Andrews Air Force Base on a different date, & go to the Paris parade, celebrating the end of the War, on November 11th. Maybe we will do something next year in D.C. when the cost comes WAY DOWN. Now we can buy some more jet fighters!"

Oooo, jet fighters!

I just can't. ...
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Old 17th August 2018, 05:16 AM   #49
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The Trump Presidency IX: Nein, Nein!

I assumed the increased cost would be for a generalissimo uniform for the Dolt. Something white with lots of gold piping and Swarovski crystals. Something classy.
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Old 17th August 2018, 05:21 AM   #50
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I was just about to post them



Not his fault at all. How did we know that?
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Old 17th August 2018, 05:27 AM   #51
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"How does a politician, Cuomo, known for pushing people and businesses out of his state, not to mention having the highest taxes in the U.S., survive making the statement, WE’RE NOT GOING TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, IT WAS NEVER THAT GREAT? Which section of the sentence is worse?"
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Old 17th August 2018, 06:04 AM   #52
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Part IX already? How time flies! For the tag line I would have used “trump harder” or “trump strikes back”
"Trump tweets harder"
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Old 17th August 2018, 06:09 AM   #53
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Ah...

"The local politicians who run Washington, D.C. (poorly) know a windfall when they see it. When asked to give us a price for holding a great celebratory military parade, they wanted a number so ridiculously high that I cancelled it. Never let someone hold you up! I will instead..."

Sorry, Captain...

Blame is being apportioned....

/continued

"....attend the big parade already scheduled at Andrews Air Force Base on a different date, & go to the Paris parade, celebrating the end of the War, on November 11th. Maybe we will do something next year in D.C. when the cost comes WAY DOWN. Now we can buy some more jet fighters!"

Oooo, jet fighters!

I just can't. ...
I would think the jet fighters would have been the first priority
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Old 17th August 2018, 06:17 AM   #54
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Ah...

"The local politicians who run Washington, D.C. (poorly) know a windfall when they see it. When asked to give us a price for holding a great celebratory military parade, they wanted a number so ridiculously high that I cancelled it. Never let someone hold you up! I will instead..."

Sorry, Captain...
It's just capitalism, that's all. Supply and demand. What's it worth to them?

The local politicians know that this stupid parade is going to be a major hassle, and they need to make it worth everyone's while to do it. That's the cost of doing business, dude.

Take it or leave it. Oh, he left it.

Guarantee you, the "local politicians" are not complaining.
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Old 17th August 2018, 06:45 AM   #55
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"Turkey has taken advantage of the United States for many years. They are now holding our wonderful Christian Pastor, who I must now ask to represent our Country as a great patriot hostage. We will pay nothing for the release of an innocent man, but we are cutting back on Turkey!"
I know Trump is too stupid to understand and too callous to care, but this statement will be deeply offensive to a lot of Turks, IMO. To say to someone that they are taking advantage or ripping you off is kind of a big deal. Trump knows Turkey is in NATO, right.
The people here were unhappy enough about relations with the US already. Trump is horrible.
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Old 17th August 2018, 07:02 AM   #56
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I would think the jet fighters would have been the first priority
Wonder how many can be purchased for $90 million?
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Wonder how many can be purchased for $90 million?
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The deal for 141 F-35s lowers the price of the F-35A, the most common version of the stealthy fighter jet, to about $89 million
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I keep reading: The Trump Presidency XI. I'll just [patiently await the China season Celebrity Big Baby.
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I keep reading: The Trump Presidency XI. I'll just [patiently await the China season Celebrity Big Baby.
I keep getting it confused with the Star Wars IX thread in Movies.

Will the presidency include footage of Carrie Fischer cut from Drop Dead Fred?
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I know Trump is too stupid to understand and too callous to care, but this statement will be deeply offensive to a lot of Turks, IMO. To say to someone that they are taking advantage or ripping you off is kind of a big deal. Trump knows Turkey is in NATO, right.
The people here were unhappy enough about relations with the US already. Trump is horrible.
I don't know why anyone in Turkey would really be offended by Trump's remarks. He has said similar things about all of NATO.
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I know Trump is too stupid to understand and too callous to care, but this statement will be deeply offensive to a lot of Turks, IMO. To say to someone that they are taking advantage or ripping you off is kind of a big deal. Trump knows Turkey is in NATO, right.
The people here were unhappy enough about relations with the US already. Trump is horrible.
Yes Trump is horrible but Erdogan is also horrible. A double whammy on the people of Turkey.
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The Trump Presidency IX: Nein, Nein!

I’m sure Muriel Bowser being an African-American woman had nothing to do with the Toddler-in-chief’s current meltdown. Can a “low IQ” attack be far behind?


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The PDJT's hair helmet was particularly egregious today at his impromptu chat on the White House lawn.
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As much as I despise the man, I must agree on the point. Quarterly reporting is a mess at company level. From my experience at GE, I found it it severely limits long term strategies and creates unnecessary overheads due to the time taken generating those reports.
It's the stopped clock syndrome. Every once in awhile, Trump accidentally gets something right.
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It's the stopped clock syndrome. Every once in awhile, Trump accidentally gets something right.
Doesn't he have hedge fund managers in the family? Does anyone have a handle on the volume of trading done at the quarters? I can't see the SEC agreeing to semi-annual financial reporting.
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"In speaking with some of the world’s top business leaders I asked what it is that would make business (jobs) even better in the U.S. “Stop quarterly reporting & go to a six month system,” said one. That would allow greater flexibility & save money. I have asked the SEC to study!"
Even a broken watch is right twice a day - especially if it got a working clock to tell it the time.
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I’m sure Muriel Bowser being an African-American woman had nothing to do with the Toddler-in-chief’s current meltdown. Can a “low IQ” attack be far behind?

https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/201...ada89048d0.jpg
That is the Trump presidency in a nutshell.
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All I can say is: HA HA HA!

From: https://www.aol.com/article/news/201...ents/23503965/
Judge says Trump campaign screwed up on wording of confidentiality agreements

The story:
- A woman works on the Trump campaign
- Woman signs non-disclosure agreement
- Woman becomes victim of theft, sexual harassment and slander from coworkers on the campaign
- Woman launches lawsuit
- Trump legal team goes to court to try to force things to be resolved through arbitration (which can be done quietly, behind closed doors).
- Judge looks at non-disclosure agreement, finds it badly written, and decides that arbitration is not required and the case can be decided on in open court

Why its relevant:

- Anything that harms Trump (including a potentially messy legal case that he was only tangentaly involved in) is a good thing, and the possibility that his campaign will have to fork out millions makes me smile
- If the team used the same template for all their non-disclosure agreements, it would open up the possibility for other people to talk freely (including Omarosa)

Although one thing does bother me... just how much sympathy should we have for this woman? I am not condoning sexual harassment or slander, but she was working on the Trump campaign. She was trying to get Trump elected, the man who liked to 'grab em by the pussy', slandered people regularly, openly called for laws to be broken, and encouraged violence. Shouldn't she have expected that type of treatment?
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[quote=Segnosaur;12398442]All I can say is: HA HA HA!

From: https://www.aol.com/article/news/201...ents/23503965/
Judge says Trump campaign screwed up on wording of confidentiality agreements

The story:
- A woman works on the Trump campaign
- Woman signs non-disclosure agreement
- Woman becomes victim of theft, sexual harassment and slander from coworkers on the campaign
- Woman launches lawsuit
- Trump legal team goes to court to try to force things to be resolved through arbitration (which can be done quietly, behind closed doors).
- Judge looks at non-disclosure agreement, finds it badly written, and decides that arbitration is not required and the case can be decided on in open court

Why its relevant:

- Anything that harms Trump (including a potentially messy legal case that he was only tangentaly involved in) is a good thing, and the possibility that his campaign will have to fork out millions makes me smile
- If the team used the same template for all their non-disclosure agreements, it would open up the possibility for other people to talk freely (including Omarosa)

Although one thing does bother me... just how much sympathy should we have for this woman? I am not condoning sexual harassment or slander, but she was working on the Trump campaign. She was trying to get Trump elected, the man who liked to 'grab em by the pussy', slandered people regularly, openly called for laws to be broken, and encouraged violence. Shouldn't she have expected that type of treatment?[/QUOTE]

Oh, the sweet irony...
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Yes Trump is horrible but Erdogan is also horrible. A double whammy on the people of Turkey.
That's a fair point. I agree completely.
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Although one thing does bother me... just how much sympathy should we have for this woman?
The full amount.

To suggest otherwise kind of suggests “she deserved it”.
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Although one thing does bother me... just how much sympathy should we have for this woman?


You don't have to have any sympathy for her. At this point, just following the rule of law properly would put us farther ahead of where we are, even if a few people we don't like come out a bit ahead too, as a result.
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I know Trump is too stupid to understand and too callous to care, but this statement will be deeply offensive to a lot of Turks, IMO. To say to someone that they are taking advantage or ripping you off is kind of a big deal. Trump knows Turkey is in NATO, right.
The people here were unhappy enough about relations with the US already. Trump is horrible.
Notice the big deal about the guy being a "CHristian Pastor". Seems to me if the guy were Jewish or Muslim or Buddhist or whatever Turkey's action would be just as reprehensible.
What makes Trump's pandering to the religious right obnoxious is it's so hypocritical. Trump does not give a damn about religion but will do anything to fire up his "base".
Trump is right in taking action against Erdogran, but he seems intent on alienating Turks who might have no love for Erdogran.
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Although one thing does bother me... just how much sympathy should we have for this woman?
The full amount.
To suggest otherwise kind of suggests “she deserved it”.
But doesn't she deserve it (at least to some degree)?

This is not some innocent woman who was sexually assaulted and people claim "her dress was too short", nor is she like a Weinstein victim. She's more like the idiot gun collector who accidentally shoots themselves in the foot because they are careless with their firearms. Or the Trump supporters in coal country who are concerned about losing their health care... she was PUSHING to have a misogynist elected president, and then she was victim of the very thing that her candidate represented.

Not that I think she should lose her court case. I hope she wins, and wins big. Because the legal system should be equal for everyone, even the ones you may disagree with.
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"Wow! Big pushback on Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York for his really dumb statement about America’s lack of greatness. I have already MADE America Great Again, just look at the markets, jobs, military- setting records, and we will do even better. Andrew “choked” badly, mistake!"

"When a politician admits that “We’re not going to make America great again,” there doesn’t seem to be much reason to ever vote for him. This could be a career threatening statement by Andrew Cuomo, with many wanting him to resign-he will get higher ratings than his brother Chris!"

"Which is worse, Hightax Andrew Cuomo's statement, “WE’RE NOT GOING TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, IT WAS NEVER THAT GREAT” or Hillary Clinton’s “DEPLORABLES” statement..."

"...I say Andrew’s was a bigger and more incompetent blunder. He should easily win his race against a Super Liberal Actress, but his political career is over!"
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Old 17th August 2018, 01:00 PM   #77
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Trump Tweets

"Wow! Big pushback on Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York for his really dumb statement about America’s lack of greatness. I have already MADE America Great Again, just look at the markets, jobs, military- setting records, and we will do even better. Andrew “choked” badly, mistake!"

"When a politician admits that “We’re not going to make America great again,” there doesn’t seem to be much reason to ever vote for him. This could be a career threatening statement by Andrew Cuomo, with many wanting him to resign-he will get higher ratings than his brother Chris!"

"Which is worse, Hightax Andrew Cuomo's statement, “WE’RE NOT GOING TO MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN, IT WAS NEVER THAT GREAT” or Hillary Clinton’s “DEPLORABLES” statement..."

"...I say Andrew’s was a bigger and more incompetent blunder. He should easily win his race against a Super Liberal Actress, but his political career is over!"
I partially agree. It is a comment that negatively affects the mood.... of stupid people.
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Old 17th August 2018, 01:05 PM   #78
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Originally Posted by TheSupermeerkat View Post
I wouldn’t dare to impugn my beloved god emperor. In light of the above, I have recalibrated my memory and I now believe agent orange was used in Apocalypse Now.
"It smells like... winning. Especially early in the day."
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Originally Posted by EvilBiker View Post
... & go to the Paris parade, celebrating the end of the War, on November 11th. ...
Yes, I'm a cynical bastard, but I have to ask... does he know which war?
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What a way to show his support for the Vets. Spend Veterans Day on holiday in France.
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