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Bowens wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:
Bowens wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:Can one of the financial genuises on here explain why the Steel tariffs just announced are going to be a god thing for the US? I know some local steel producers will benefit fairly quickly, but what about the rest of the country? Steel consumers are going to be working hard with this brilliant infrastructure-rebuild plan, and possibly any other major construction projects that may be built on the Mexican border, are they going to lose out on cheap steel from overseas?
Big hit with Ohio Democrats Sherrod Brown and Tim Ryan. With Paul Ryan, not so much. I sometimes forget you're a conservative.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa- ... SKCN1GE2U1
Given how many posts have been laughing at Trump, that's an easy point to forget.
Well, I think you're basically a John McCain acolyte? Dying breed, no pun intended. But this will win Trump points with labor in the Rust Belt. Sensible move.
Nah, I'm no fan of McCain at all as a person (My daddy is an Admiral), and rarely because of his politics (Bomb bomb bomb Iran etc...), other than when he gives a thumbs down to ill thought out healthcare reform.
tbh, there isn't any single politician (especially recent Presidential candidate) that I'd wholeheartedly support, it's been a very dry season. I did get a little interested when Mattis got touted as a potential rival to Trump, ever so briefly, but that's about it.

I guess the whole reason I've posted on here a few times is that like many others, I find Trump interesting, but I'm just less titillated by his habit of saying outrageous stuff, as it's clear he has no plan, no idea of what he's doing and is usually pandering to the crowd, rather than trying to actually do something Presidential.
If I was to describe the ideal candidate for my vote, I'd have loved to have some outsider, unencumbered by donors demanding their pound of flesh. Someone with a scientific background, a real innovator, with the best interests of the nation (and the World) at heart. Elon Musk. I'm describing Elon Musk. (Not Born in the USA, but Bruce Springsteen would still vote for him).
Sadly, a loudmouth braggart with an incredibly thin skin, the attention span of a golden retriever puppy and the grasp of the issues also like a golden retriever puppy is a pisspoor substitute. I'd have loved to have an outsider take on the entrenched political status quo, we just got the worst possible example.
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Wilson's Toffee wrote:Ben Carson's. Secretary of Housing. Renting to black people ?

Or is he a white supremacist type .....
A preeminent neurosurgeon, but yeah, we need a guy to be in charge of 'urban' development and housing projects, not healthcare.
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Turbogoat wrote:
Wilson's Toffee wrote:Ben Carson's. Secretary of Housing. Renting to black people ?

Or is he a white supremacist type .....
A preeminent neurosurgeon, but yeah, we need a guy to be in charge of 'urban' development and housing projects, not healthcare.
The Pyramids were granaries, not housing...
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Taranaki Snapper wrote:
Turbogoat wrote:
Wilson's Toffee wrote:Ben Carson's. Secretary of Housing. Renting to black people ?

Or is he a white supremacist type .....
A preeminent neurosurgeon, but yeah, we need a guy to be in charge of 'urban' development and housing projects, not healthcare.
The Pyramids were granaries, not housing...
Well, in the earlier versions of Civ they got you free graneries. But in now in Civ VI all you are getting is an extra charge for your builders. There are better wonders to go for.
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Bullettyme wrote:
Bokkom wrote:some people take any kind of critisism against certain people as racism, I get that.
You're a disingenuous plum, aren't you.
You are so far up your own virtue signalling arsehole, I read your post mostly for their entertainment value. Your occassional little rants are, albeit embarrassing, quite cute.
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Kiwias wrote:
4071 wrote:Donald Trump joking about Kim Jong-un:
"As far as the risk of dealing with a madman is concerned, that's his problem, not mine."
To be fair, that's a funny line.
I didn't have him down as being so self-aware.
He is one of the better trolls around

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_fatprop wrote:
Kiwias wrote:
4071 wrote:Donald Trump joking about Kim Jong-un:
"As far as the risk of dealing with a madman is concerned, that's his problem, not mine."
To be fair, that's a funny line.
I didn't have him down as being so self-aware.
He is one of the better trolls around

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Yeah that's brilliant :roll:
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"Trump was only trolling" appears to be the new line of deflection...

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Bokkom wrote:
Bullettyme wrote:
Bokkom wrote:some people take any kind of critisism against certain people as racism, I get that.
You're a disingenuous plum, aren't you.
You are so far up your own virtue signalling arsehole, I read your post mostly for their entertainment value. Your occassional little rants are, albeit embarrassing, quite cute.
There must be no mirrors in your house. Virtue signaling you call him out for that as a guy who goes around and calls people bias but himself a neutral. Same guy that ignores expert opinion because it can't be trusted then asks for proof. Tell him facts about Trump's actions and he doesn't believe facts but is waiting for the lie he wants to believe. You are the epitome of a man too far up his own ass.
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This will be an interesting week. I wonder who will leave the White House this week. I am betting on Cohn.
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Jay Cee Gee wrote:Nothing Burger....

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white- ... d_nn_tw_np
"Collusion isn't a crime..."
How about Conspiracy?
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Yep. Mueller's come calling... finally. After careful stage setting, this leak included. Public perception is strong with this one. It's like watching an old Get Smart rerun with the steel doors slowly closing one at a time.
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I've just watched Devon Nunes on the Mark Levin show and I'm convinced: it was all a DNC/DOJ/FBI/HRC/BO conspiracy.

Tell Mueller to pack his bags and go home.
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Seneca of the Night wrote:As someone who is broadly supportive of him, I feel a bit a bit sorry for you anti-trumpists, as you can't appreciate just how fcking funny this whole thing is. He's an extremely funny guy.
Jesus Christ :?
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Hadn't check the odds on Trump's impeachment in the first term for a looong while. Paddypower now as them at 4/6. At a 60% chance of impeachment there's got to be easy money there :lol:

Sort of seriously. If Mueller did close in with something serious Trump could end up walking crying it's unfair rather than hang on for impeachment. And that's if there's anything that'll actually stick.

Regardless that's pretty telling odds. Must be some serious money going on Trump getting axed...
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Jay Cee Gee wrote:Nothing Burger....

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white- ... d_nn_tw_np
This is it. The big moment.
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Santa wrote:
Jay Cee Gee wrote:Nothing Burger....

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white- ... d_nn_tw_np
This is it. The big moment.

Well....maybe, it's kind of impossible to tell.

It could either be Meuller having a concrete idea about what happened and knows exactly what he's looking for, a massive fishing expedition, or something in between. I'd be suprised if it were a fishing expedition given the stakes though.
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Jay Cee Gee wrote:
Santa wrote:
Jay Cee Gee wrote:Nothing Burger....

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white- ... d_nn_tw_np
This is it. The big moment.

Well....maybe, it's kind of impossible to tell.

It could either be Meuller having a concrete idea about what happened and knows exactly what he's looking for, a massive fishing expedition, or something in between. I'd be suprised if it were a fishing expedition given the stakes though.
The whole thing has been a fishing expedition.
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Santa wrote:
Jay Cee Gee wrote:
Santa wrote:
Jay Cee Gee wrote:Nothing Burger....

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white- ... d_nn_tw_np
This is it. The big moment.

Well....maybe, it's kind of impossible to tell.

It could either be Meuller having a concrete idea about what happened and knows exactly what he's looking for, a massive fishing expedition, or something in between. I'd be suprised if it were a fishing expedition given the stakes though.
The whole thing has been a fishing expedition.
Well there's levels of fishing, I guess. This is more like when you go to one of those trout farms where they release stupid loudmouth trout who brag about how many hooks they like to eat.
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Jay Cee Gee wrote:
Santa wrote:
Jay Cee Gee wrote:
Santa wrote:
Jay Cee Gee wrote:Nothing Burger....

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white- ... d_nn_tw_np
This is it. The big moment.

Well....maybe, it's kind of impossible to tell.

It could either be Meuller having a concrete idea about what happened and knows exactly what he's looking for, a massive fishing expedition, or something in between. I'd be suprised if it were a fishing expedition given the stakes though.
The whole thing has been a fishing expedition.
Well there's levels of fishing, I guess. This is more like when you go to one of those trout farms where they release stupid loudmouth trout who brag about how many hooks they like to eat.
It's a fishing expedition. Meuller is not investigating any specific crime. He is looking for crimes to prosecute. Which seems to be alright because it is Trump but may not be alright when it is someone else. But the cat is out of the bag now.
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Your concern for the future of American jurisprudence is really very touching. :thumbup:
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Any single Trump supporters out there?

Have no fear.

https://trumpsingles.com/
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Santa wrote:
Jay Cee Gee wrote:
Santa wrote:
Jay Cee Gee wrote:Nothing Burger....

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white- ... d_nn_tw_np
This is it. The big moment.

Well....maybe, it's kind of impossible to tell.

It could either be Meuller having a concrete idea about what happened and knows exactly what he's looking for, a massive fishing expedition, or something in between. I'd be suprised if it were a fishing expedition given the stakes though.
The whole thing has been a fishing expedition.
Well at least it's no longer a witch hunt. Things are improving for Mueller.

We could call it a massive Snark hunt for all the use these meaningless labels are. Mueller was given a pretty clear brief (it's been posted on this thread several times) with a broad remit.

It'll be very interesting to see how this all ends up, be it fishing for witches or whatever.
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Bokkom wrote:
Bullettyme wrote:
Bokkom wrote:some people take any kind of critisism against certain people as racism, I get that.
You're a disingenuous plum, aren't you.
You are so far up your own virtue signalling arsehole, I read your post mostly for their entertainment value. Your occassional little rants are, albeit embarrassing, quite cute.
Thought so, you have zero to add yet again. It's just easier to snipe from the sidelines without having to think or argue anything for yourself.

A couple of these empty vessels who are keen to chip away but not really offer anything up.
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Bullettyme wrote:
Bokkom wrote:
Bullettyme wrote:
Bokkom wrote:some people take any kind of critisism against certain people as racism, I get that.
You're a disingenuous plum, aren't you.
You are so far up your own virtue signalling arsehole, I read your post mostly for their entertainment value. Your occassional little rants are, albeit embarrassing, quite cute.
Thought so, you have zero to add yet again. It's just easier to snipe from the sidelines without having to think or argue anything for yourself.

A couple of these empty vessels who are keen to chip away but not really offer anything up.

And there we are subjected to the rumbling of the chamber pot again ....
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Wilson's Toffee wrote: And there we are subjected to the rumbling of the chamber pot again ....
Why don't you stop posting then.
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Bullettyme wrote:
Wilson's Toffee wrote: And there we are subjected to the rumbling of the chamber pot again ....
Why don't you stop posting then.

Why should I ? You own the place ?
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Wilson's Toffee wrote:
Bullettyme wrote:
Bokkom wrote:
Bullettyme wrote:
Bokkom wrote:some people take any kind of critisism against certain people as racism, I get that.
You're a disingenuous plum, aren't you.
You are so far up your own virtue signalling arsehole, I read your post mostly for their entertainment value. Your occassional little rants are, albeit embarrassing, quite cute.
Thought so, you have zero to add yet again. It's just easier to snipe from the sidelines without having to think or argue anything for yourself.

A couple of these empty vessels who are keen to chip away but not really offer anything up.

And there we are subjected to the rumbling of the chamber pot again ....
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Jay Cee Gee wrote:
Santa wrote:
Jay Cee Gee wrote:Nothing Burger....

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white- ... d_nn_tw_np
This is it. The big moment.

Well....maybe, it's kind of impossible to tell.

It could either be Meuller having a concrete idea about what happened and knows exactly what he's looking for, a massive fishing expedition, or something in between.
I'd be suprised if it were a fishing expedition given the stakes though.
It certainly seems to have reeled in a lot of fish.
They're almost jumping into the net lately.
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Kiwias wrote:Any single Trump supporters out there?

Have no fear.

https://trumpsingles.com/
Comes with a 100% guarantee that you'll get fücked.










Maybe just not the way you hoped.
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Yer Man wrote:
Kiwias wrote:Any single Trump supporters out there?

Have no fear.

https://trumpsingles.com/
Comes with a 100% guarantee that you'll get fücked.










Maybe just not the way you hoped.
You have to think it'd be fish in a barrel for any Nigerian scammers.

If they are stupid enough to call themselves 'trumpsingles', they're probably more susceptible than most to being scammed.
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Why did the Obama Administration start an investigation into the Trump Campaign (with zero proof of wrongdoing) long before the Election in November? Wanted to discredit so Crooked H would win. Unprecedented. Bigger than Watergate! Plus, Obama did NOTHING about Russian meddling.
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"There was no meddling" is now "It was Obama's fault"
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tiddle wrote:"There was no meddling" is now "It was Obama's fault"
It moves fast also. I just wished he would have properly finished the last sentence and said Obama did nothing about Russian Meddling because Mitch and Paulie refused to back him.
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. (I'm going to dot this post till I can find the original article again)
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Flockwitt wrote:Probably more importantly Trump's rolled back the Obama regulations that prevented taking over companies and simply loading the debt onto the company purchased.

It's just madness. Open season for the massive private equity firms to grab fundamentally sound companies and screw them.
He did that? Wow. I remember all the threads on here where, almost uniquely, the bored united all as one in the spirit of the Lord above and decreed that that was, like, one of the best laws evah!
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Santa wrote:
Flockwitt wrote:Probably more importantly Trump's rolled back the Obama regulations that prevented taking over companies and simply loading the debt onto the company purchased.

It's just madness. Open season for the massive private equity firms to grab fundamentally sound companies and screw them.
He did that? Wow. I remember all the threads on here where, almost uniquely, the bored united all as one in the spirit of the Lord above and decreed that that was, like, one of the best laws evah!
Yeah, yeah. Half a second...

Edit. It appears what I read missed an important caveat of the new tax regulations, the original was a spin article and not even the GOP is that unaware... (perhaps)

https://wolfstreet.com/2017/12/22/what- ... e-america/

I'll pull my head in and leave this to the experts :lol:
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tiddle wrote:"There was no meddling" is now "It was Obama's fault"
It's pretty funny, throughout all of this he has steadfastly refused to hang Russia out to dry, preferring to attack his own countrymen (although he doesn't consider Obama one of those) rather than those that, ya know, actually ordered the attacks. Every rouble was seriously well spent.
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It's funny cause usually Trump will jump at any chance to one up Obama, so if he didn't do enough to combat Russian meddling surely Trump should be all over it?

Instead http://www.tampabay.com/news/politics/n ... _166063824
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