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 gtomustang
Joined: 6/16/2007
Msg: 4476
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"What to do about privately owned land/ranches that are along the border-with some that are on both sides of the border?"

>>>it would be flat out Hillaryous if those property owners turned out to be Clive Bundy level ***holes, wouldn't it? Chump would treat 'em like old ladies in the way of his casino and pull Eminent Domain. BehindBlueEyes and his California militia group would answer the BatshitSignal and run in to defend the land. Maybe Roy Moore would show up for his next 15 seconds of fame.

"when the leftist investor they listen to tells everyone to sell, there will be a crash"

>>oh, but there are no lefties on Wall Street, nor atheists in fox news holes.if there were, Chump wouldn't have Goldman Sachs in the White Again House to advise.
 Yule_liquor
Joined: 12/7/2011
Msg: 4477
What good things has Trump accomplished?
Posted: 1/28/2018 7:35:43 AM
Here we go!!!!

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/koch-network-to-invest-nearly-dollar400m-to-help-protect-gop-majorities/ar-BBIjXqQ?li=BBnb7Kz

The Koch(roach) brothers are infusing a ton of money in their bid to keep a GOP majority in the house come Novemeber!

Those of you who think its all too early, then think again!

The GOP has gotta defend a lot of dubious sh!t that they've been behind..........not easy to do!
But using the old Nazi propaganda rule (repeat a lie enough times and it becomes the truth) has worked well for them
So their strategy will be............repeat and re-repeat!

The Dems on the other hand have got to be careful not to be portrayed as the Party that "puts illegals before their citizens"......which will be their achilles heel!

The moderate Dems need to have a serious talk with the Dem leftists, as they have the reputation of having tunnel vision!

By all counts, the GOP will have a hard time defending their policies and their support of Trump......but if the Dems play it foolishly, they will get burned!
 Doubleknotspy7
Joined: 8/10/2016
Msg: 4478
What good things has Trump accomplished?
Posted: 1/28/2018 10:20:46 AM
Repeat a lie you mean like... "Russian Collusion".
Oh yes I see your point.

Meanwhile the President Trump Tax Reform Goodwill Train keeps on rollin;

BB&T Corporation (NYSE: BBT) today announced additional investments in its associates and communities made possible through the tax reform package recently signed into law. In light of the new corporate tax rate deductions, BB&T's Executive Management team has made the decision to share some of the related benefits including:

Raising BB&T's minimum hourly pay rate from $12 to $15 per hour, effective Jan. 1, 2018
Providing a special, one-time $1,200 bonus to be paid in January 2018, for almost three-fourths of its associates (about 27,000), most of whom do not receive incentives or commissions
Donating $100 million to BB&T's philanthropic fund to support charitable organizations in our communities
The total cost of the program is $152 million, with $15 million related to the pay rate increase, $37 million (including fringes) as a one-time bonus and $100 million to BB&T's philanthropic fund. The pay increase and bonuses do not apply to senior leaders or the Executive Management team.

https://www.streetinsider.com/Corporate+News/BB%26T+Corp.+%28BBT%29+Raises+Minimum+Wage+to+%2415Hr%2C+Announces+%241%2C200+Bonus/13628004.html

Its a wage increase sensation sweeping the nation!
 gtomustang
Joined: 6/16/2007
Msg: 4479
What good things has Trump accomplished?
Posted: 1/28/2018 11:39:07 AM
Goodness, all this talk about what government can do for business...its like somehow, people forgot a black man did something, too!

"Fox News and the entire right-wing noise machine relentlessly denounced Obama as he tried to rescue American manufacturing jobs, which the federal bailout eventually did. One independent study estimated the aggressive government move saved 1.5 million jobs.Nonetheless, the topic soon became a cornerstone of the Tea Party and its overheated attacks on Obama, amplified by Fox News. Remember how Varney this week toasted Trump for having “strong-armed” Carrier? Back in 2009, the host was furious that Obama was allegedly trying strong arm the public into buying American cars: “[N]ow you’re in the position where the government somehow has to coerce or force us all into buying the small cars that it insists Detroit puts out.” (Varney routinely whined that Obama was a “bully” to business.) Meanwhile, Glenn Beck, then with Fox News, claimed the bailout reminded him of “the early days of Adolf Hitler.” Fox favorite Michelle Malkin compared the auto deal to a “crap sandwich,” and a “lemon” the U.S. taxpayers would be stuck with “for life.” Hannity himself berated Obama for engaging in what he called a “mission to hijack capitalism.” And in the infamous words of Rush Limbaugh, it was as if General Motors and Chrysler “bent over and grabbed the ankles.” (Limbaugh loves Trump’s Carrier deal, by the way.)"
"Mitt Romney, who’s reportedly being considered for a cabinet position in Trump’s administration, derided the auto bailout as a “sweetheart deal disguised as a rescue plan,” and guaranteed that if Detroit companies accepted the aid, you could “kiss the American automotive industry goodbye.”

http://www.nationalmemo.com/obama-saved-1-5-million-auto-industry-jobs/

Golly, how can they keep forgetting such a monumentous economy policy that saved American workers--those directly in the industry and all the ancillary workers? You think they'd be singing the praises.
 LLove2LaughToo
Joined: 10/25/2017
Msg: 4480
What good things has Trump accomplished?
Posted: 1/28/2018 11:58:19 AM

gtomustang - Msg: 4489
Golly, how can they keep forgetting such a monumentous economy policy that saved American workers--those directly in the industry and all the ancillary workers? You think they'd be singing the praises.


What do you expect from the hypocrite traitors at the family values party? No wonder former WH Ethics Lawyer Republican Richard Painter calls them "a bunch of scumbags".


"Trump DEFENDERS are ALL A Bunch 0f SCUMBAGS"

https://youtu.be/HlVBkHfAhqw
 Doubleknotspy7
Joined: 8/10/2016
Msg: 4481
What good things has Trump accomplished?
Posted: 1/28/2018 4:26:51 PM
Train kept a rollin....

AFLAC - Increase 401(k) match from 50% to 100% on the first 4% of compensation plus a one-time $500 contribution to every employee’s 401(k)

And all the Dems can say is... Quack Quack!
 gtomustang
Joined: 6/16/2007
Msg: 4482
What good things has Trump accomplished?
Posted: 1/29/2018 2:24:23 PM
Naw, the quack is in the White Again House...for now.

"But only 38 percent said Trump was largely responsible for the country's economic health. Fifty percent gave more credit to former President Barack Obama."
"Indeed, many of the positive trends that Trump has seized upon — including the rising stock market and falling unemployment — began under his predecessor. Job growth actually slowed during Trump's first year in office, compared to the last year of Obama's tenure.
"Economic growth also slowed in the final months of 2017. According to a preliminary report from the Commerce Department released on Friday, the economy grew at an annual rate of 2.6 percent in the fourth quarter — short of the previous six months and the 3 percent-plus growth rate the Trump administration has been aiming for. For all of 2017, GDP grew at a rate of 2.3 percent, faster than 2016 but slower than the two previous years."

https://www.npr.org/2018/01/28/580273801/as-trump-prepares-for-big-speech-state-of-the-economy-is-strong?utm_source=twitter.com&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=npr&utm_term=nprnews&utm_content=20180128
 SS4544Spd
Joined: 8/31/2016
Msg: 4483
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What good things has Trump accomplished?
Posted: 1/29/2018 5:26:47 PM
007 wrote:
Train kept a rollin....

AFLAC - Increase 401(k) match from 50% to 100% on the first 4% of compensation plus a one-time $500 contribution to every employee’s 401(k)

And all the Dems can say is... Quack Quack!


So.....I'm waiting for the S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y Night! chant from you...waving pom poms, splits, gotta love it.....

I just can't wait...I-I-I gotta date!!!!

Nah...how bout "Deficit kept a rollin...?"

Where are those pesky Tea Partiers when ya need em???....Oh, *headslap*...they only prance about in their tights and tricorner hats when it's a DEM increasing the deficit!!!!

"Don't tread on............well, whatever!"
 Doubleknotspy7
Joined: 8/10/2016
Msg: 4484
What good things has Trump accomplished?
Posted: 1/29/2018 5:55:38 PM
Who needs them when bigger pay cheques are rollin' in for all Americans and especially all those middle American undecideds.

Speaking of rollin'...
Comcast - $1k bonuses for 100,000 employees
Telecom giant AT&T (NYSE:T) was quick to respond to news of U.S. tax reform, announcing it would give some employees bonuses once the legislation is signed into law. AT&T said in a press release Wednesday that it would give more than 200,000 of its U.S. workers who are union members a special bonus of $1,000. The company also increased its capital expenditures budget by $1 billion in the U.S. "Congress, working closely with the President, took a monumental step to bring taxes paid by U.S. businesses in line with the rest of the industrialized world," CEO Randall Stephenson said in a statement. "This tax reform will drive economic growth and create good-paying jobs. In fact, we will increase our U.S. investment and pay a special bonus to our U.S. employees.

I tell i for one am getting tired of reporting on all this WINNING!
 LLove2LaughToo
Joined: 10/25/2017
Msg: 4485
What good things has Trump accomplished?
Posted: 1/29/2018 7:57:52 PM

What good things has Trump accomplished?


Hey look, Comrade Trump and his treasonous minions declined to impose sanctions! The Republican Party is just as treasonous as Comrade Trump.

I think it is time to learn to speak Russian.


Trump administration declines to impose new sanctions on Russia

"The Trump administration indicated on Monday that it would not seek to impose new sanctions against Russian operatives for the country's meddling in the 2016 US election."

http://www.businessinsider.com/trump-russia-news-election-meddling-sanctions-2018-1
 topolata
Joined: 8/21/2017
Msg: 4486
What good things has Trump accomplished?
Posted: 1/30/2018 5:07:09 AM
Dole boy, you are quickly becoming one of the most boring posters ever to post in off topics.
 Doubleknotspy7
Joined: 8/10/2016
Msg: 4487
What good things has Trump accomplished? Paying it forward!
Posted: 1/30/2018 5:41:21 AM
Anfinson Farm Store (Cushing, Iowa) -- $1,000 bonuses and 5% pay raises for employees:

Anfinson Farm Store, a family business in Cushing, Iowa (population 223), has awarded $1,000 bonuses and raised wages 5% for all full-time employees as a result of tax reform. The good news was delivered to employees in person just after Christmas.

In an interview with Americans for Tax Reform, store owner John Anfinson said tax reform will boost “money that will be available for the business overall and I want to use it in the right places.”
https://www.atr.org/list

Middle America values matter and votes count!
 whosmeow
Joined: 10/19/2017
Msg: 4488
What good things has Trump accomplished? Paying it forward!
Posted: 1/30/2018 6:38:06 AM
American companies are giving their employee's bonuses, the stock market reached an all time high, oil prices remain fair, minimum wage has increased in many places, inflation seems to be under control, unemployment in the minority communities is nearing an all time low, and the current tax cuts have helped boost the economy.

It seems like none of this matters in the long run though, because Trump is truly a disliked mess. Our deficit increased more under our last president than any other. That doesn't matter either. I don't care for the way our current president does things, but he is putting more of my money back in my pocket this year. This is something I can actually benefit from.
 topolata
Joined: 8/21/2017
Msg: 4489
What good things has Trump accomplished? Paying it forward!
Posted: 1/30/2018 7:38:48 AM
What you don't understand Meow, what most people don't understand is the damage to the economy by way of deficits is approaching the point of no return. Trump is borrowing money quicker than any President in History. His tax cuts adding 2 trillion to deficits in ten years. Also, bonds are now in a bear market. Stock prices will recalibrate downward...the question is how much.

Regardless, as you noted, Trump is such a vile, despicable man, the harm he does could not possibly be outweighed by any good..which is minimal.
 topolata
Joined: 8/21/2017
Msg: 4490
What good things has Trump accomplished? Paying it forward!
Posted: 1/30/2018 9:12:56 AM
Could it be the Market is finally starting to get it?

 gtomustang
Joined: 6/16/2007
Msg: 4491
What good things has Trump accomplished? Deficit it forward!
Posted: 1/30/2018 9:16:05 AM
"Middle America values matter and votes count!"

>>>an interesting statement, since HRC won the popular vote by millions. But wait, when did Middle America Values (and what are they, exactly? canned mandarin oranges in the Jell-O mold?) not exist? was it when a black man kept the auto industry from failing and putting middle America in the unemployment line? Was it when the stock market broke a record 16K and unemployment was with a few tenths of a point under the Democrats? Or was it when the Republicants let Wall Street banks overloan and cause a mortgage crisis?

Funny how all these companies were making record profits and yet couldn't find any way to give back to the workers. Its really nice they're finally getting a trickle down, like when people get their tax refund, and get a new tattoo and a month later are broke again. They're so happy they had that money burning a hole in their pocket, you can't explain how they may an interest-free loan to the government.

hopefully people who get a bonus check, dump it right into their 401K or pay down their credit card with it. Stock market's taking a correction this morning, right before the SOTU

https://www.forbes.com/sites/cartoonoftheday/2018/01/29/is-the-stock-market-bubble-about-to-burst/#7164a5be2bab
 topolata
Joined: 8/21/2017
Msg: 4492
What good things has Trump accomplished? Deficit it forward!
Posted: 1/30/2018 9:28:43 AM
****Funny how all these companies were making record profits and yet couldn't find any way to give back to the workers. Its really nice they're finally getting a trickle down, like when people get their tax refund, and get a new tattoo and a month later are broke again.***

What they are paying their employees is window dressing. They know how bad they would look if they took all of the tax money for the benefit of upper managment and financial engineering only. What they are giving is a drop in the bucket compared to what they are getting.
 LLove2LaughToo
Joined: 10/25/2017
Msg: 4493
What good things has Trump accomplished? Deficit it forward!
Posted: 1/30/2018 10:40:06 AM
By handing out "bonuses" now, these companies are trying to disguise the bilions of dollars in profits they will gain with the new tax code. Nothing prevented these multibillion companies from offering these "bonuses" before. Only a fool orange kool-aid drinker would call their action as "winning". The only people winning are the American billionaires.
 benartflick
Joined: 3/8/2012
Msg: 4494
What good things has Trump accomplished? Deficit it forward!
Posted: 1/30/2018 11:15:47 AM

"Or was it when the Republicants let Wall Street banks overloan and cause a mortgage crisis?"


What you ignore or simply forgot is that many Americans were lied to and tricked into those variable interest loans.

What bothered me MOSTLY was implying that the "Prime Rate" on the bank's written contract is the U. S. Prime Rate. It WASN'T! The banks were allowed to change that rate to an outrageous rate without justification.

Example: the contract I witnessed read the interest rate is 5 3/4% for the first 3 years and 2% above 'Prime Rate' afterwards. After 3 years the interest rate went up to 13% while the U. S. Prime Rate actually lowered.

I think you're aware that went on and that many Americans lost their homes because they couldn't afford to pay the new mortgage that more than doubled.

You're probably aware that the criminals behind that widespread fraud were given million dollar bonuses and the government (under Obama) gave them tax dollars. I think it was called a bailout.

Please share what you got that suggests the Republicans were the cause of the mortgage crisis and your theory that Wall Street banks over loaning was the cause of the mortgage crisis.

My example was simple enough to understand - right? I guess the Repubs were 100% behind those crooked bankers and the fraud they committed, but in no way do I believe the Republicans had anything to do with loaning money to needy low income people. That's not their style. You never noticed that?
 topolata
Joined: 8/21/2017
Msg: 4495
What good things has Trump accomplished? Deficit it forward!
Posted: 1/30/2018 11:57:46 AM
Making America Great Again:

Too Many Wars. Too Many Enemies
Monday - January 29, 2018 at 8:22 pm

By Patrick J. Buchanan

If Turkey is not bluffing, U.S. troops in Manbij, Syria, could be under fire by week’s end, and NATO engulfed in the worst crisis in its history.

Turkish President Erdogan said Friday his troops will cleanse Manbij of Kurdish fighters, alongside whom U.S. troops are embedded.

Erdogan’s foreign minister demanded concrete steps by the U.S. to end its support of the Kurds, who control the Syrian border with Turkey east of the Euphrates, all the way to Iraq.

If the Turks attack Manbij, the U.S. will face a choice: Stand by our Kurdish allies and resist the Turks, or abandon the Kurds.

Should the U.S. let the Turks drive the Kurds out of Manbij and the entire Syrian border area with Turkey, as Erdogan threatens, U.S. credibility would suffer a blow from which it would not soon recover.

But to stand with the Kurds and oppose Erdogan’s forces could mean a crackup of NATO and loss of U.S. bases inside Turkey, including the air base at Incirlik.

Turkey also sits astride the Dardanelles entrance to the Black Sea. NATO’s loss of Turkey would thus be a triumph for Vladimir Putin, who gave Ankara the green light to cleanse the Kurds from Afrin.

Yet Syria is but one of many challenges to U.S. foreign policy.

The Winter Olympics in South Korea may have taken the threat of a North Korean ICBM that could hit the U.S. out of the news. But no one believes that threat is behind us.

Last week, China charged that the USS Hopper, a guided missile destroyer, sailed within 12 nautical miles of Scarborough Shoal, a reef in the South China Sea claimed by Beijing, though it is far closer to Luzon in the Philippines. The destroyer, says China, was chased off by one of her frigates. If we continue to contest China’s territorial claims with U.S. warships, a clash is inevitable.

In a similar incident Monday, a Russian military jet came within five feet of a U.S. Navy EP-3 Orion surveillance plane in international airspace over the Black Sea, forcing the Navy plane to end its mission.

U.S. relations with Cold War ally Pakistan are at rock bottom. In his first tweet of 2018, President Trump charged Pakistan with being a duplicitous and false friend.

“The United States has foolishly given Pakistan more than 33 billion dollars in aid over the last 15 years, and they have given us nothing but lies & deceit, thinking of our leaders as fools. They give safe haven to the terrorists we hunt in Afghanistan, with little help. No more!”

Have something to say about this column?
Visit Pat's FaceBook page and post your comments….

As for America’s longest war, in Afghanistan, now in its 17th year, the end is nowhere on the horizon.

A week ago, the International Hotel in Kabul was attacked and held for 13 hours by Taliban gunmen who killed 40. Midweek, a Save the Children facility in Jalalabad was attacked by ISIS, creating panic among aid workers across the country.

Saturday, an ambulance exploded in Kabul, killing 103 people and wounding 235. Monday, Islamic State militants attacked Afghan soldiers guarding a military academy in Kabul. With the fighting season two months off, U.S. troops will not soon be departing.

If Pakistan is indeed providing sanctuary for the terrorists of the Haqqani network, how does this war end successfully for the United States?

Last week, in a friendly fire incident, the U.S.-led coalition killed 10 Iraqi soldiers. The Iraq war began 15 years ago.

Yet another war, where the humanitarian crisis rivals Syria, continues on the Arabian Peninsula. There, a Saudi air, sea and land blockade that threatens the Yemeni people with starvation has failed to dislodge Houthi rebels who seized the capital Sanaa three years ago.

This weekend brought news that secessionist rebels, backed by the United Arab Emirates, have seized power in Yemen’s southern port of Aden, from the Saudi-backed Hadi regime fighting the Houthis.

These rebels seek to split the country, as it was before 1990.

Iran, Saudi Arabia and the UAE appear to be backing different horses in this tribal-civil-sectarian war into which America has been drawn.

There are other wars — Somalia, Libya, Ukraine — where the U.S. is taking sides, sending arms, training troops, flying missions.

Like the Romans, we have become an empire, committed to fight for scores of nations, with troops on every continent, and forces in combat operations of which the American people are only vaguely aware.

“I didn’t know there were 1,000 troops in Niger,” said Sen. Lindsey Graham when four Green Berets were killed there. “We don’t know exactly where we’re at in the world, militarily, and what we’re doing.”

No, we don’t, Senator.

As in all empires, power is passing to the generals.

And what causes the greatest angst today in the imperial city?

Fear that a four-page memo worked up in the House Judiciary Committee may discredit Robert Mueller’s investigation of Russia-gate.
 whosmeow
Joined: 10/19/2017
Msg: 4496
What good things has Trump accomplished? Paying it forward!
Posted: 1/30/2018 12:58:19 PM
I do get that the deficit problem is the biggest this nation is facing, and will ever face. It will one day be our downfall. Maybe the market is starting to get it...
 Doubleknotspy7
Joined: 8/10/2016
Msg: 4497
What good things has Trump accomplished? Paying it forward!
Posted: 1/30/2018 5:04:04 PM

an interesting statement, since HRC won the popular vote by millions.

You still don't understand how the US Presidential election is decided.
Fascinating!


Obama Debt by Year

2009 ----- $1,885,104,106,599.26 ------- $11,909,829,003,511.75
2010 ----- $1,651,794,027,380.04 ------ - $13,561,623,030,891.79
2011 ------ $1,228,717,297,665.36 -------- $14,790,340,328,557.15
2012------ $1,275,901,078,828.74 -------- $16,066,241,407,385.89
2013 ------ $671,942,119,311.43 ----------- $16,738,183,526,697.32
2014 ------ $1,085,887,854,036.50 ------- $17,824,071,380,733.82
2015 ------ $326,546,285,750.51 ---------- $18,150,617,666,484.33
2016 ------ $1,241,086,361,182.79 --------- $19,573,444,713,936.79

Trump Debt by Year

2017 ------ $671,455,302,116.72 ------------ $20,244,900,016,053.51

http://www.polidiotic.com/by-the-numbers/us-national-debt-by-year/
So far so good!
 NewYorker58
Joined: 6/11/2013
Msg: 4498
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What good things has Trump accomplished? Paying it forward!
Posted: 1/30/2018 6:15:45 PM
Shhhh! The president is speaking
 Doremi_Fasolatido
Joined: 2/14/2009
Msg: 4499
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What good things has Trump accomplished? Paying it forward!
Posted: 1/30/2018 7:11:09 PM
It doesn't matter what the man says or whether or not you can hear him. Whatever he says now will change tomorrow to suit his agenda. No respect is warranted for T rump because he doesn't respect our intellect or ability to see he is lying.
 NewYorker58
Joined: 6/11/2013
Msg: 4500
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Posted: 1/30/2018 7:25:01 PM
You're holding him to a high standard. Remember, he's a politician now☺ He's not Mother Teresa.
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