Trump’s Job Approval Craters Into The 30s As Joe Biden’s Favorability Rating Soars
Via: Don Overton • 47 comments • 6 hours ago
A new Quinnipiac University poll released on Tuesday has bad news on multiple fronts for Donald Trump.
First, the president’s approval rating has plummetted back into the 30s as only 38 percent of the country approve of the job he’s doing, while 57 percent disapprove.
Earlier in the month, the same survey showed Trump’s approval rating clocking in at a still-dismal 41 percent....
May 23 8:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Damn man. Thanks for the laugh. I needed it.
But didn't you neglect the 99% guarantee of the Clinton win? That was absolutely priceless.
Attorney General Barr Puts Former Intel Bosses On Notice
The squirming has begun, and they’ve begun to throw each other under the bus.
Via The Hill:
Things seem to be moving quickly now. It has been a remarkable few weeks in American history. Momentum is building toward uncovering the distasteful possibility that the targeting of a U.S. presidential campaign was actually a political operation, fostered at the highest levels of...
May 23 8:email@example.com"..."
Really? How about YOU provide the links I posted. Oop's.... WRONG AGAIN.
Yeah, still laughing at pathetic attempts at being bright. But you lose yet one more time.
May 23 4:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Hilarious and pure wishful thinking on your part. But, I'll give you an 'A' for effort, as pathetic it might be.
May 23 2:email@example.com"..."
Can I answer? Please, please, pretty please?
I just wanted to save her some time. THANKS!!
May 23 1:firstname.lastname@example.org for context
May 23 1:email@example.comDELETED FOR CONTEXT
May 23 12:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
I can only imagine the shivers that went up and down Muellers spine when he heard that name and knew it was associated with investigating essentially him and his minions yet one more time....
May 23 11:email@example.com"..."
You've neglected to mention Lynch and (fill in the blanks)_______________, ___________________, __________________, ________________.
May 23 11:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Not just "a US Attorney", but John Durham.
Durham was the one responsible for getting several people released from prison after they were framed by the Boston FBI office. Some of those...
Top Democrat's wife may have gained 'illegal private benefit' from his committee activities
Via: 1stwarrior • 13 comments • 11 hours ago
Cummings, 68, a Maryland Democrat, is chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. His wife, Maya Rockeymoore, 48, is the chairman of the Maryland Democratic Party and briefly ran in the state's gubernatorial race last year. The couple married in 2008. Cummings was once heavily in debt — in part due to hefty child support payments to his first wife and two other women...
May 23 6:email@example.com"..."
Actually, not all the time. Some that work for the CIA for instance have to lie on their tax returns. The ONLY place they technically can't lie is in court. That's why they...
May 23 6:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
bugsy.... your're being cruel to asses. They can't help it, unlike the five you pictured.
May 23 6:email@example.com"..."
Would you care to cite the source of that insanity and supply the actual numbers currently in prison for tax fraud?
PS: I already know the actual numbers so please at least make an...
President Trump has just announced that He will be giving $16 billion in aid to American farmers due to hardships incurred by the trade war with China. You may ask where this money is coming from? It's coming from the billions rolling into the US Treasury via tariffs on Chinese imports. This trade war is hurting China and will eventually effect it's GDP.
UBS economists say...
May 23 5:firstname.lastname@example.orgToo difficult for your understanding? Trying to beat it into your head?
May 23 5:email@example.com"..."
Then try to provide some specifics. What did you post that can be discussed other than your disdain for President Trump and any that support him?
May 23 5:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Actually, it's from funds that are made available every year... including the Obama years and before. Obviously you didn't even know that.
May 23 5:email@example.com"..."
Of course it did. Not due to any policies of his, but rather the trillions of dollars of stimulus money the government threw into the ring, virtually all of which was approved but...
May 23 4:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Oh please. The PROBLEM was caused by 40+ years of spineless asswipe politicians unwilling to do anything about it. President Trump is the FIRST and only President to call China on their...
May 23 4:email@example.com"..."
Sorry Gordy, it's got a long way to go before we reach the Obama era economy.
May 23 4:firstname.lastname@example.orgOnly short term Gordy. We'll sell to other's and simply raise the prices when China gets tired of eating gadgets as opposed to food.
May 23 4:email@example.com"..."
True. But I wonder how they can tenderize denim jeans!! LOL
May 23 4:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
They apparently forget that we account for the majority of their exports, followed closely by Hong Kong (essentially China buying it's own stuff.)
After Hong Kong, we account for almost as...
Sanctuary state releases illegal alien convicted of raping a dog to death
IIllegal alien Fidel Lopez, 52-years-old, was convicted of raping his girlfriend’s dog, a Lhasa Apso, which led to its death, in the sanctuary state of Oregon. He was sentenced to 60 days in jail, the maximum sentence time.
However, instead of going to prison, he was released.
Lopez was immediately released after his conviction because he had already served 60 days while waiting...
May 23 2:email@example.com"..."
You do know that there is invariably an incubation period don't you? You don't immediately come down with an illness or disease when exposed.
May 23 1:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Those numbers don't look that bad. Hell there's a facility here in Texas that was built to handle 300 to 400 that has 8,000 milling around.
But of course, It's a manufactured crisis. //S//
It appears that Robert Mueller is letting America down.
By: JohnRussell • 21 comments • 4 hours ago
If I had to guess, my guess would be that Mueller expected the Congress to initiate impeachment hearings based on the Mueller Report.
There is news that Mueller does not want to testify in public about his personal beliefs as to whether Trump obstructed justice. He wants to give those opinions in closed sessions of the Judiciary committee so as to not appear "political" to the public...
May 23 2:email@example.com"..."
Please allow me to make a minor correction: "I want no part of it because I don't have the balls to try to justify my absurd position."
May 23 12:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Well, "beliefs and feelings" are relevant to the Democrats. Hell without those, they would have nothing at all.
All of their hopes and dreams were obliterated like a raw egg dropped from...
May 23 12:email@example.com"..."
Mueller is likely shitting his pants right now since it's John Durham that's doing the investigating. Durham is a pit bull that even Mueller is afraid of. It was Durham that brought down...
ICE Scolds Prince George’s County DOC For Ignoring Deportation Hold On MS-13 Members Who Then Allegedly Murdered Girl
And nobody can seem to explain how it happened.
BALTIMORE (FOX 5 DC) – Two teens charged with the murder of a 14-year-old girl in Prince George’s County were in the country illegally, previously locked up and should not have been walking free according to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
ICE says it had a deportation detainer for Salvadoran nationals Josue Rafael...
May 23 1:25pm@3"..."
Give them their Constitutionally guaranteed trial. If found guilty, allow them their one appeal. If that fails, take them out back and execute them. Then send the carcasses home with a...
TRUMP HATE MAP
Via: Don Overton • 25 comments • 16 hours ago
We’ve seen the proof since his campaign launch in June 2015.
President-elect Donald Trump’s xenophobic rhetoric didn’t just push his fellow candidates to the right on immigration ( in what has become known as the “Trump Effect” ). It’s gone beyond the political world and injected itself into everyday life — and, in many instances across...
May 23 1:firstname.lastname@example.orgYeah... whatever you want to believe, go for it.
May 23 11:email@example.com"..."
Are the words from the lips of Obama himself sufficient?
Or his noting the "57 states"
May 22 4:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
They're smarter than the typical Democrat/Liberal/Progressive/Socialist. See how easy that was.
May 22 3:58pm@5Ok.. I played the game and clicked on two of the "Trump heads" in the America's Voice (A George Soros originated and funded operation) and decided it was not worth my time.
BOTH instances had...
AOC says only a 'sea sponge' would believe her '12 years' doomsday remark, but most Dems bought it
Via: It Is ME • 16 comments • 37 minutes ago
The New York Democrat drew mockery from Republicans after she made the doomsday warning in a bid to convince people that radical action against climate change is needed.
“Millennials and people, you know, Gen Z and all these folks that will come after us are looking up and we’re like: ‘The world is gonna end in 12 years if we don’t address climate change and your biggest issue is how...
May 23 12:email@example.com"..."
Every time she opens her mouth, she digs that hole a little deeper.
She succeeded in denigrating 2/3's of the Democrats that believed her. It's kind of like Clinton's "Basket...
The global battle over high drug prices
Via: Sparty On • 7 comments • 2 days ago
THESE DAYS it is hard to find a government that is not struggling with the high price of medicines. In England, the government is fighting Vertex, a drug company, over the cost of a drug for cystic fibrosis, Orkambi. In America, diabetics have died because of the high cost of insulin. In the Netherlands, the government for a time stopped buying the immuno-oncology drug, Keytruda, because it...
May 22 4:43pm@4"..."
I don't know about other countries, but I know here in the US we also have a serious lawyer problem that drug companies have to contend with. Let's face it, anyone can turn on the tube and...
President Trump approval rating down as Joe Biden leads 2020 Democratic field, Quinnipiac Poll finds
Via: JohnRussell • 47 comments • 20 hours ago
“President Trump begins his reelection campaign in a deep hole as 54 percent of American voters say they 'definitely’ will not vote for him, compared to 52 percent in an April 30 Quinnipiac University National Poll,” the report reads.
President Trump approval rating down as Joe Biden leads 2020 Democratic field, Quinnipiac Poll finds
Today 7:34 AM
May 22 4:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
You do have a means to actually provide PROOF of that absurdity don't you?
Hell even the beloved by the left POLITIFACT doesn't make those absurd claims. So, provide the proof, or admit...
By Ben Popken and Jiachuan Wu
From tractor parts to tilapia, magnets to mirrors, President Donald Trump ratcheted up existing tariffs Friday on billions of dollars of imported Chinese goods from 10 percent to 25 percent -- and threatened to add additional tariffs that would leave American manufacturers and consumers paying higher prices on almost everything the country imports from...
May 13 8:email@example.com"..."
Very true. In point of fact a great deal of textile 'manufacturing' is now done in Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia, India, Pakistan, and other piece part virtual slave labor countries.
May 12 7:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Nope, not an accusation. And it's personal knowledge. I was involved with gathering any and all computers of a formerly American company that was bought by a Chinese firm and literally...
May 11 7:email@example.comBuzz,
I'm not disputing what you're saying, but you also need to remember that old adage... what goes around, comes around.
Before China became the 'electronics' powerhouse, Japan 'owned' that...
May 11 5:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
It's predicated entirely on the situation, product and company involved.
And there are some corporations that will absorb some of any increase. Pissing off the customer and losing market...
May 11 5:email@example.com"..."
Not really. I buy everything I can American made. In fact, most places I buy from, jeans for example, source their materials from American sources. And interestingly, the price is not...
May 11 5:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
You must have a short memory Buzz....
Electronics was an American industry, well at least until we opted instead for 'that cheap Japanese junk' which started back in the 60's. Then the...
May 11 5:email@example.com"..."
Pretty definitive statement you've made there. Do you have any PROOF that will happen, or are you simply parroting what others note MIGHT happen.
Peggy Grande: California Dems’ bid to keep Trump off the ballot should scare all of us
Via: Vic Eldred • 100 comments • one week ago • LOCKED
Just when you think you’ve seen it all in California , there’s another surprise coming out of Sacramento. This one not only displays unprecedented overreach, but also an absolute disregard for the United States Constitution. The California state Senate approved a bill earlier this month to require candidates appearing on the 2020 presidential primary ballot — including President...
May 13 8:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
It's irrelevant who it is, it's still none of your business.
PERIOD, end of story.
May 13 8:email@example.com"..."
And that information is between YOU and the IRS. No one else. Unless of course YOU want to scan in your tax returns and post them here for all to see and comment on.
May 13 8:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Really simple answer to a simple question, and here's the answer: (Copied from the post itself)
Those are the THREE requirements as specified by the United States Constitution...
May 13 7:email@example.com"..."
Nope. It's simply stating more absurdity.
Obama was a citizen by birth as his mother was a citizen. See how simple that was.
May 13 7:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
He's not an exception. Others VOLUNTEERED to release their tax returns.
If others volunteer to shoot themselves in the head, will you follow? It's a rhetorical question as I know, well...
May 13 7:email@example.com"..."
You might like it, but it's not a Constitutional requirement and any state that tries to implement it, will be found to violate the Constitution.
PS: It's hardly a new idea. New York...
May 13 7:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Nothing to hide, it's simply none of your business. Period, end of story.
May 13 6:email@example.comBirth certificates?
May 13 6:56pm@3"..."
It will be yet one more bit of the Peoples Republic of California insanity which will be declared unconstitutional.
Why don't they just, (PLEASE, PLEASE, PLEASE) petition the federal...
At the Altar of the Gun: High School Shootings and the Sin of Blood Atonement
Via: Bob Nelson • 65 comments • one week ago
Last night, my 8-year-old sat down with an atlas and an open browser and decided where he’s going to live when he grows up (Nashville); where he’s going to college (Vanderbilt); and what he’s going to major in (mechanical engineering and baseball). He wants to invent things and solve global problems. I know he’s little and might change his mind a few dozen times. Then again, maybe not....
May 13 6:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
But so are many other things. You know that as well as I do.
Unfortunately, whenever someone dies, the focus always seems to train on the gun involved, unless the means of death is...
May 13 6:email@example.com"..."
Not all the time.
While OCONUS, I was at one facility where a local laborer found what he thought was a dud DHsK (pronounced like 'dishka') (12.7x108mm roughly the equivalent of a .50cal)...
May 13 5:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Gordy.... would you kindly show me the sane rational person that kills another unless in self defense or war (and war is debatable).
May 13 5:email@example.com"..."
Well duh.... congratulations Einstein.
I'll submit that the only one that needs to worry about smiling for the flash will be the lowlife scumbag thug(s) that enters my home without my...
May 13 5:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
That's simply good security measures. And not all threats come from people with guns, so it is in fact quite prudent.
I don't know where you've been, but the military...
May 13 5:email@example.com"..."
Bloody bits? Wow.. a little melodramatic aren't you? And that bit of drama is pure hyperbole.
May 13 5:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
You do have a source for that bit if insanity don't you? Post it or admit you're simply lying through your teeth.
Here, I've made life easy for you and will even provide this:...
May 13 2:email@example.com"..."
And then they can reduce, reuse and recycle by using the paper it was written on to wipe their derrieres after taking a huge dump.
May 13 11:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
American schools are not "war zones" by any stretch of the imagination. Please stop with the hyperbolic theatrics to try to make your point valid. It simply displays gross ignorance.
May 13 11:email@example.com"..."
Not really. If they strike a vital organ, possibly. But 'generally' is a gross exaggeration.
The Real Democratic Agenda
Via: XXJefferson#51 • 44 comments • one week ago
And you thought Democrats won the House out of fear Republicans would drop coverage of preexisting conditions. That they wanted to spend this Congress addressing the cost of prescription drugs, building roads and bridges, resolving the legal status of DACA recipients, expanding gun background checks. Don't be silly! Rashida Tlaib let spill the real Democratic agenda back in January, when she...
May 13 5:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
And you know this how exactly? Do you KNOW exactly what is and isn't being done? Further, you ARE AWARE are you not that voting and the requisite equipment to accomplish that task are in...
May 13 5:email@example.com"..."
For what specifically? Firing someone who he was well within his power to fire?
Come on now Luther, you're usually more reasoning than just a simple quip like that.
May 13 5:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
In other words you HAVE NO IDEA. Also known as hyperbole, supposition, rumor, innuendo, hopes and prayers, wishes, and a plethora of other adjectives.
All you know is Trump is guilty of...
May 13 11:email@example.com"..."
And crazy Joe is proclaiming that he is more "progressive" (read bat shit crazy) than any other candidate running.
May 13 11:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Ok John... I'll play. Exactly what would be have been impeached for. Please be specific and cite chapter and verse of US Code that would apply.
Just because you want him to be...
‘Unhinged, insensitive and lying’: Trump uses bogus bar graph to spread falsehood about Puerto Rico hurricane aid
Via: Don Overton • 21 comments • one week ago
President Donald Trump spent the opening minutes of a campaign rally in Panama City Beach, Florida on Wednesday attacking hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico for not sufficiently appreciating his administration’s relief efforts—which critics have decried as grossly inadequate —and attempting to use a bar graph to bolster his repeatedly debunked claim that the island has received a record...
May 13 4:email@example.com"..."
I'll submit he got that from the preceding paragraph. Here, I'll copy and paste it just for your reading pleasure:
May 13 3:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Shhhh.... you see the world in logical right thinking minds. The left sees a lower increase as a cut.
May 13 3:email@example.com"..."
Please cite the specific law you're referencing. And what you just wrote on a paper napkin is not sufficient.
And one last time... Louisiana is a STATE with more rights and privileges...
May 13 2:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Reading is obviously not your forte. Please revisit my post and note that I indicated INCOME TAXES. Only a few residents working for the government pay that.
Income taxes are NOT Social...
May 13 2:email@example.com"..."
The last vote they took, they voted against it.
They only even...
May 13 2:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Happy to oblige.
May 13 2:email@example.com"..."
That is irrelevant. Puerto Rico is a territory. Not a state. In point of fact, they voted against it.
They like the territorial status. They get some of the perks of citizenship, yet...
May 13 2:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Those people living in Louisiana do in fact contribute to the Federal funds through Income Taxes... Puerto Rico.. nope with only a few exceptions, those that work for the government.
May 13 1:47pm@3Hot damn.
Maybe if Puerto Rico residents paid the same federal income taxes as the 50 states do, they to might get further funding.
Maybe if Puerto Rico had not let their own infrastructure...
California May Go Dark This Summer, and Most Aren't Ready
Via: Nerm_L • 7 comments • 2 weeks ago
A plan by California’s biggest utility to cut power on high-wind days during the onrushing wildfire season could plunge millions of residents into darkness. And most people aren’t ready.
The plan by PG&E Corp. comes after the bankrupt utility said a transmission line that snapped in windy weather probably started last year’s Camp Fire, the deadliest in state history. While the...
May 13 4:email@example.com"..."
I never said "rake". We do have things like bulldozers that can clear underbrush.
And who is that on? I'll submit local and state governments. But, then you get into the...
May 13 1:41pm@2Maybe if California was more proactive and actually cleared the forests as they did years ago. Permit logging operations. Clear underbrush physically of have controlled burns. Those are but...
Pentagon approves plan to shift $1.5B for wall along US-Mexico border
Via: XXJefferson#51 • 48 comments • one week ago
The Pentagon has approved a plan to spend an additional $1.5 billion to build 80 more miles of wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, a U.S. defense official confirmed to Fox News Friday.
Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan approved the re-allocation of funds, which were originally earmarked for support of Afghan security forces and other projects, to help pay for the wall along the...
May 13 3:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Great. Then convince your wife it's a great idea and move yourself.
Now, as to this idea, I've gone one step further and actually emailed the idea to DHS Director Kirsten (when...
May 13 2:email@example.com"..."
They can build all the houses they want or can, but it won't make a difference if the house is three hundred miles from the nearest grocery store or school now will it?
May 13 1:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Maybe if there's any left we can start the Western Wall. The one between the crazies of the Peoples Republic of California and the rest of the United States?
May 12 7:email@example.com"..."
Try to keep up Frosty. It's not hard to do.
Here's a little snip-it from none other than Vox..
Feds: Immigration top US crime, one-third of all sentencings
Via: 1stwarrior • 2 comments • 2 weeks ago
Immigration crime, virtually all involving illegal male, Hispanic immigrants, was the top offense in federal courts last year, according to the United States Sentencing Commission.
In its just-released annual report, the commission said that immigration crimes accounted for 34.4% of all sentencing cases, up from 30% last year.
Nearly tied with drug crimes in fiscal 2017, crimes...
May 13 11:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Invariably, those that claim that are of course far removed from the border and don't contend with the invasion on a daily basis.
About the only way to stop it is to go after the...
Cartels ‘kicking our butts’ in New Mexico, as state left without checkpoints
Via: 1stwarrior • 7 comments • one week ago
What happens when our government takes down its interior checkpoints north of the border in New Mexico? Well, the cartels, with the drug and human smuggling, are “kicking our butts,” according to one local official.
In an interview with CR, Couy Griffin, the chairman of the Otero County, New Mexico, county commission, explained how our government has exposed his county, and by extension,...
May 13 11:email@example.com"..."
Not quite. It is this administration, that of President Trump, that is trying desperately to stop the insanity that all other administrations, Republican as well as Democrat, before him...
For the third time, a federal judge blocks an Israel boycott ban on First Amendment grounds
Via: Atheist יוחנן בן אברהם אבינו • 29 comments • one week ago
In a 56-page opinion , Pitman, an Obama appointee, found that the state could not prohibit boycotting the state of Israel as a condition of public employment. His holding is the third by a federal judge since last year to turn back state legislation that aims to use public money to deter anti-Israel activity.
May 12 7:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Now, now. First, HOW FUCKING DARE YOU CALL ME an Antisemite.
Further, I will submit that the ABJECT ARROGANT IGNORANCE is quite evidently displayed by none other than YOU. Your'e too...
May 12 11:email@example.com"..."
Oh, until you mentioned it, I had never heard of the "Protocols" and really don't give a shit what they are or are not.
removed for context
May 12 11:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
There was a reporter that was purportedly traveling with the 'caravans' that got the names of some of the groups funding them. Several were in fact organizations that were in fact Soros...
May 12 11:email@example.com"..."
Obviously, you can't quite grasp the truth of the CBS video of Soros himself.
Are you that afraid of the truth?
Oh and what the fuck are the "Protocols"? Some shithead web site you...
May 11 4:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Actually, there is no need to "accuse" Soros.... he readily admitted it himself.
I would suggest you not only read the article, but watch the video.
Happy Mother's Day!
By: Raven Wing • 21 comments • 2 weeks ago
To all our Mothers here on NT....
May 12 7:16pm@3A very HAPPY and more importantly, SAFE Mothers Day to everyone here that are mothers and to all their mothers. Just treat them the rest of the year the way you treat them today, and let them know...
New York Times: Tax documents show Trump businesses lost more than $1 billion in a decade
Via: JohnRussell • 203 comments • 3 days ago
Washington (CNN)President Donald Trump's businesses reported losses of $1.17 billion from 1985 to 1994, The New York Times reported Tuesday, citing information from tax documents from those years.
It appears Trump lost more money than nearly any other individual US taxpayer year after year, the Times reports, according to the 10 years of tax information the newspaper acquired....
May 12 11:email@example.com"..."
Do they have an agenda? //S//
Seriously, most of the brain dead posting about Trump and his taxes have no idea of GAAP or the IRS legality of loss carry forward or backward. But then why...
May 11 5:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
And who exactly will be doing that?
Oh, weren't you also sure he would be indicted by Mueller?
May 11 4:email@example.com"..."
I really suggest you check your "facts" next time.
The United States did NOT, allow me to repeat that so that there is no confusion about the word, NOT ratify any deal with Iran.
What's Wrong With America? A Debate On Judeo-Christian Values Between Ben Shapiro And Sean Illing
Via: JohnRussell • 46 comments • one week ago
You open the book with a parade of statistics showing how bad things are — record drug overdoses, declining marriage rates, increased rates of depression, high levels of distrust, etc. And the reason for this, you write, is that we’re abandoning our “Judeo-Christian heritage” and that “facts have been buried to make way for feelings; a society of essential oils and...
May 11 4:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Is this sufficient?
Trump’s escalating tariff war with China will hit TVs, toys, electronics and a rake of consumer goods
Via: JohnRussell • 23 comments • 2 weeks ago
the tariffs announced last year will cost consumers an average of $767 per year. The latest tariffs will add another $500 a year in costs for the average U.S. household, Katheryn Russ, an economics professor at the University of California at Davis, told NPR .
There are some things parents can’t avoid buying.
The U.S. increased tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods to...
May 10 7:12pm@4Hey John....
Maybe you should have a heart to heart chat with that Trump hater Senator Chuck Schumer of New York. Here's his suggestion for President Trump.
At least President Trump is...
The World Blows Over $5 Trillion a Year on Oil and Gas Subsidies: Report
Via: Bob Nelson • 25 comments • one week ago
The staggering number shows why failure to account for climate change, air pollution, and other societal ills when it comes to fossil fuel extraction is often described as the biggest market failure ever, and also that maybe the market isn’t going to save us.
Thinking about $5.2 trillion is hard. It’s equivalent to 6.5 percent of the entire world’s annual GDP. It’s more than...
May 10 5:47pm@4So, it's not real subsidies after all, but conjecture, supposition and a plethora of other terms used to push an agenda.
Directly from the seeded article:
Today, the unthinkable happened. The House Judiciary Committee voted 24-16 to hold the Attorney General in "contempt of Congress." What did the AG do to receive a Contempt charge? According to Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler, the AG refused to provide the Committee with Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s unredacted Russia report and underlying documents. Unmentioned is the fact that...
May 09 1:email@example.com"..."
Nope. What we are "WITNESSING" are nothing more than your assumptions.
May 08 8:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
A knowledge of the process is obviously unknown to you. Attorney General Barr is NOT, allow me to repeat that so there is NO misunderstanding, NOT in Contempt of Congress.
Via: Bob Nelson • 58 comments • 3 weeks ago
Manufacturing is not shrinking in the United States.
Quite the contrary, production is growing, and it appears that corporate America — and corporate Europe and corporate China for that matter — intends to put even more factories in this country.
Works Progress Administration employees on a construction job in 1943. Part of President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s New Deal, the W.P.A....
May 05 3:email@example.com"..."
I was incorrect. I apparently had old information. Damn they must have had a huge population invasion from the middle east.
And I was also wrong about Texas (used a comparison chart...
May 05 3:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
How much 'support' does the air industry receive or are the flying public essentially paying their own way?
I prefer the ability to get to a place, say 1600 miles away, at 400mph...
May 05 2:email@example.com"..."
Not quite Bob... the Population of France is roughly 42 million. The population of Texas is roughly 25 million. Not anywhere near "TWICE the population".
As to size, Texas is roughly...
May 05 12:firstname.lastname@example.orgUnlike in the past, we have Donald Trump pushing for American products, made in American factories.
At least he's trying to do what's right for American workers.
May 05 11:email@example.com"..."
Another factor that needs to be understood is that HSR is heavily subsidized in most places. As in the example Bob uses, France. France subsidized it's rail system to the tune of 13.2...
May 05 10:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
He likes to project (from France maybe?).
May 05 9:email@example.com"..."
It's not hard to do when you're either state owned or heavily supported and subsidized by the state.
Here's something for you to ponder.
You can read more here: SOURCE:...
May 04 6:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
First, it's a start.
Second, don't forget that some 'spending' is only to supplement what STATES spend on things like roads, tunnels and bridges. And user fees can add additional...
May 04 5:email@example.com"..."
So, you're now proposing that the US Government help American Construction Companies grow on a global scale?
THANKS!!! That's great.
MAKE AMERICA GREAT(ER) AGAIN!!!
So now you're a...
May 04 5:firstname.lastname@example.orgOh, and which services might you be referring to? Computer and network maintenance, monitoring and repair? Yeah, brilliant idea to let Communist China take care of that for everyone right?
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May 04 5:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Really? Why exactly? CCC workers were for the most part low wage workers, living in essentially work camps far from their homes and families. It was for lack of a better analogy a make...
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May 04 5:firstname.lastname@example.orgYou are aware that global trade is in MANUFACTURED GOODS are you not?
May 04 5:email@example.com"..."
Here's a clue.... your posit "Like the present administration" inferred Trump was not advancing infrastructure. As USUAL, you're quite wrong. Further, Trump was advancing...
May 04 4:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Like the present administration proposing a couple of TRILLIONS OF DOLLARS spending on INFRASTRUCTURE as President Trump discussed with Representative Pelosi and Senator Schumer.
Trump's economy proves Democrats are presently on another planet
Via: XXJefferson#51 • 27 comments • 2 weeks ago
What planet are the Democrats on?
I ask that question for two reasons. First, because the 2020 Democratic presidential front-runner happily ignores China, America's preeminent threat. Second, because Democrats seem determined to destroy an economic model that is producing record benefits to individuals in society — and in particular to the lower-income workers they claim to support....
May 05 2:email@example.com"..."
So, you have neither Godot or an Obama policy.
THANKS for the admission.
May 05 2:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
I'm STILL WAITING for that ONE OBAMA POLICY.
May 05 1:email@example.com"..."
I'm sure you believe the pabulum you spew, even if it is indigestible.
May 05 1:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Show me ONE POLICY promoted by Obama that was good.
Tax reductions for Americans? Nope. Trump.
Cutting regulations allowing American business to start or expand? Nope. Trump....
May 05 10:email@example.com"..."
While everyone has to acknowledge that the economy was improving during the tenure of Obama, the Obama supporters always fail to acknowledge the massive amounts of federal stimulus funds...
Trump Tower on the Potomac: Trump has turned the White House into a monument to misinformation.
Via: JohnRussell • 16 comments • 3 weeks ago
Trump Tower on the Potomac: Trump has turned the White House into a monument to misinformation. One-by-one, the lies and deceptions add up. With an end-of-April flurry, President Trump accelerated the pace — 61 falsehoods in a single speech! and crossed the 10,000 mark. But the real mark of the master of mendacity is his ability to turn those around him into equally proficient peddlers...
May 05 1:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
He is good for Americans and American business interests.
There you go. I made the necessary corrections to your post.
May 05 12:email@example.com"..."
Honestly, it's somewhat immaterial. I simply need to ask one question; Can you name one, only one will suffice, honest politician?
However, he's getting results which which is...
May 05 11:30am@3OPINION
The most important word leading the seeded article.
Lets investigate that seven letter word a little more to establish the credibility of the writer:
Experts predicted economic Armageddon under Trump — where are they now?
Via: XXJefferson#51 • 15 comments • 2 weeks ago
The economy is strong, unemployment is low and wages are rising, according to the latest economic data released Friday, which is in stark contrast to what the vast majority of elite economic opinion predicted just a few years ago from a Trump presidency.
The latest unemployment report has joblessness at 3.6%. Where is the Trump Armageddon Squad now?
What’s even more egregious is that...
May 05 12:24pm@2The economic 'theorists' have used the last of their pseudo-intellectual capital and are floundering around in oceans of economic success trying to discover exactly how they could have been so...
Economy added 263,000 jobs in April, unemployment falls to lowest level since 1969
Via: XDm9mm • 67 comments • 3 weeks ago
The economy added a healthy 263,000 jobs in April, firmly beating analyst expectations of 190,000, according to Friday’s monthly snapshot from the Department of Labor.
The nation's unemployment level fell to 3.6 percent, the lowest since December 1969, and average hourly earnings grew by 0.2 percent, for an annual gain of 3.2 percent, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
May 04 1:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Here ya go Lib.... maybe those people working two jobs are working as burger flippers or Walmart greeters. I just saw this article and immediately thought of you. See how accommodating...
May 04 12:email@example.com"..."
In reality, while to most westerners, it sounds gross, it's pretty common in other parts of the world.
Dogs and cats are on the menu in many places, along with horse meat. And let's not...
May 04 12:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
I forget where I heard it, so I won't say it's validated, but there was a claim that there are people eating dogs and cats they catch in addition to rats, mice and birds like pigeons.
May 04 12:email@example.com"..."
Hell, they lost all the screws and nuts and bolts. Simple math is not one of their fortes.
I'll use the lower amount of $600.00 per month that I heard some idiot propose.
I'll also only...
May 04 11:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
While it might be amusing in a snickering fashion, it's actually terrifying in that these are the same people that think they're economic geniuses and want to control this country...
May 04 11:email@example.com"..."
No. It's actually rather scary that they can't even understand the pictures that they use to prove their point which in reality refutes the position they try to put forward.
May 04 11:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Look at your own damn chart. At the point where the upward trajectory during Obama essentially flat lined at 1650, having some minor ups and downs, is where the FED stopped pumping...
May 04 11:email@example.com"..."
I most certainly can read the 'chart'. Obviously, you can't read the WORDS I used to provide the REASONS for the "Obama" vs "Trump" chart projections.
You ARE aware are you not...
May 04 9:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
We'll never know. Considering that the Clinton win in California was roughly 3 million, and California REFUSED to cooperate in any investigation regarding voting eligibility, and further...
May 04 9:email@example.com"..."
Hardly. We hit the bottom and were on the way back up.
HOWEVER.... it seems YOU forget what Obama had helping him.
Obama - Several TRILLION dollars of stimulus money much of which was...
May 03 11:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Nope. The knowledge that regardless of how much they bitch and moan, piss and whine, they will be seeing Donald Trump in the White House, sitting in the Oval Office until his last day in...
May 03 11:email@example.com"..."
Yes they have former President Obama, times most certainly HAVE changed, for the better I might add, and those jobs? They're most certainly coming back, regardless of how much impediment...
May 03 11:firstname.lastname@example.orgDid you make a trip to Venezuela to enjoy their new found special sewer water? Are you going to try to bottle it for export?:
May 03 10:email@example.com"..."
You're being generous, very generous.
May 03 9:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Very true. We need to emulate that bastion of the people Venezuela. //S//
If we ascend to their standards, we too will be able to eat garbage and vermin while sucking down that cool...
May 03 9:37am@1So, exactly what will the Democrats run on?
Destroying the American economy with dreams of an all green power grid?
IMPEACH, IMPEACH, IMPEACH, HATE TRUMP, HATE TRUMP, HATE TRUMP....
With his 10,000 lies, President Trump is the most dishonest politician ever
Via: JohnRussell • 178 comments • 2 weeks ago
He tells lies about immigration. He tells lies about trade. He tells lies about Stormy Daniels, and he tells lies about the Mueller investigation. He tells lies about his taxes. He tells lies about your taxes.
He lies about big things. He lies about small things.
In a recent interview he said 45 things that just weren’t true. In a campaign speech, he told 61 lies.
May 04 12:email@example.com"..."
You wouldn't understand. I tried elsewhere.
The GOP’s 2018 Autopsy: Democracy Is Our Enemy
Via: Don Overton • 5 comments • 3 weeks ago • LOCKED
The GOP’s 2018 Autopsy: Democracy Is Our Enemy
Laboratories of oligarchy. Photo: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images
The Republican Party entered this year’s battle for House control with 22 seats to spare, a map gerrymandered in its favor to a historic (and arguably unconstitutional ) degree, and the benefit...
May 04 11:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
By the way Don... you ARE aware are you not that the loss of Scott Walker is actually OLD NEWS.
Do you have anything current and relevant?
May 04 10:55am@2"..."
Really, nothing more needs to be said. A George Soros New World Order minion.
There is a certain tension in the phrase, “social democracy,” and the description of someone as a social democrat. Social in this context is socialism by the state. A democrat supports the freedom for individual electors to express and defend personal interests in regular plebiscites. The two positions are incompatible.
At this point we should note that in economic terms there is little...
May 03 7:email@example.com"..."
So, let me understand exactly what you're trying to say.
In other words a system of government exactly like we currently have. Elected representatives put in place by the...
May 03 5:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
That's so hard to do when the asshats continually offer the free shit. Well it's free shit to the receiver, but it's actually paid for by others.
May 03 4:email@example.com"..."
You do understand that when you indicate that "as a whole", you say essentially the government as theoretically, the government is the people.
Thank you for qualifying socialism as communism.
‘Lock her up’ redux? Biden’s son becomes the right’s new target
Via: Ender • 22 comments • 3 weeks ago
President Donald Trump’s political allies and his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani have begun mobilizing to cast a legal cloud over Joe Biden and demanding that the Justice Department should open an investigation that could ensnare the former vice president as he launches his 2020 presidential bid.
“Biden conflicts are too apparent to be ignored and should be investigated quickly and...
May 03 7:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
Would you care to show me explicitly where I made a "comparison" to the Obama administration? If I'm not mistaken, Pelosi and Schumer are both Democrats and have been at televised White...
May 03 4:email@example.com"..."
You can't blame Trump for not trying. What's he supposed to do besides having the Democrat leadership over to the WH? Write the legislation for them? Come to think of it, that would be a...
New York Times Admits Obama Admin Deployed Multiple Spies Against Trump Campaign In 2016
Following months of angry claims by journalists and Democratic operatives that the Obama administration never spied on Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign, The New York Times admitted Thursday that multiple overseas intelligence assets were deployed against associates of the Republican nominee. It is not the first time the Times has revealed widespread spying operations against...
May 03 4:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
So, you're ASSUMING that a COUNTRY and an INDIVIDUAL had mutual contacts?
May 03 1:email@example.comExactly what are you trying to imply? That President Obama was kept in the dark by the Department of Justice and it's FBI, or that there was an element of those agencies that believed it was...
May 03 11:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
I know it will be difficult for you, but try reading the posted article and you too will know "where".
How to Tell if a News Site Is Reliable
Via: Bob Nelson • 13 comments • 3 weeks ago
The Poynter Institute is offering some guidance via its International Fact-Checking Network, which has compiled a list of unreliable news sites it’s calling “UnNews.”
Here’s how they did it:
To create the index, we combined five major lists, then eliminated the sites that were no longer active. We only used lists that were public and curated by...
May 03 10:email@example.com"..."
The entire premise for the post was, well, FAKE NEWS, which even the original source admitted to.
Deal with it John.
May 03 10:01am@5Hey Bob.... Maybe you should consider DELETING the FAKE NEWS YOU POSTED
As the basis for my post is this from the SOURCE of your own post:
Breaking - Mueller Objected to Barr’s Description of Russia Investigation’s Findings
Via: JohnRussell • 250 comments • 3 days ago
April 30, 2019
WASHINGTON — Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel, wrote a letter in late March to Attorney General William P. Barr objecting to his early description of the Russia investigation’s conclusions that appeared to clear President Trump on possible obstruction of justice, according to the Justice...
May 03 10:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
In other words, IF he had sufficient EVIDENCE to prove the ALLEGATION in court, he would have noted obstruction. But he OBVIOUSLY LACKED THE EVIDENCE to prove any allegation.
May 01 10:email@example.com"..."
It's always the 'unnamed, anonymous sources' that some publications use when they want to stir up the shit pot to make themselves relevant.
May 01 10:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
For what? Telling the truth?
Or are you fine with purported FBI agents COLLUDING to stop a duly elected President from doing what he was elected to do?
2 dead, 4 injured after shooting at University of North Carolina at Charlotte
By Phil Helsel and Caitlin Fichtel
Two people are dead, four were injured and a suspect was taken into custody after a campus shooting Tuesday at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte on Tuesday, officials said.
Police were called late Tuesday afternoon about a suspect armed with a handgun who had shot several students. Police disarmed the suspect, later identified by...
May 01 10:email@example.com"..."
It's a personal decision.
As noted, it's a PERSONAL decision. As long as they're legally permitted to have weapons, it's not my place to tell them no.
They can be a willing...
May 01 10:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
And believe me, you never would be.
May 01 10:email@example.com"..."
ANSWER MY QUESTION.
Or admit that you lied.
May 01 10:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
SPECIFICALLY where did I say that. Be very specific please. Or are you simply insinuating I said that?
May 01 10:email@example.com"..."
Like the Aurora killer and multiple others, if not the vast majority, were all currently or previously had been using SSRI's. What everyone wants to deny and hide is that the SSRI's that...
May 01 10:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
I never said they were. But can't you even admit that the people that stopped it, the cops, WERE the good guys with the guns? Or is that simply to antithetical to what you believe?
May 01 9:email@example.com"..."
Cops aren't good guys with guns? Maybe you should tell them that. Just sayin.
May 01 9:firstname.lastname@example.org"..."
So then what you want is total and complete disarmament of everyone in this country. Civilians and police included as there is no way that anyone can ever "stop it before it starts" even...
May 01 9:email@example.com"..."
The simple answer to the question is never.
Our species has been killing others of our species since we crawled out of the primordial ooze. We have always and will always find a way to...