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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by TJrandom » Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:13 am

666 it is,
evangelicals love Trump,
devil incarnate.

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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by scrmbldggs » Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:30 am

Upton_O_Goode wrote:
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Haley is probably vacating the post so Trump can appoint his daughter or his son in law.
Trump did seem to be running that idea up the flagpole yesterday. But this is very curious: Haley resigned LAST Wednesday, a day after meeting with Trump. How come we didn't hear about it until after Kavanaugh was sworn in?...
Maybe they didn't want people to think that Belch's adventures caused yet another (and notable) female to distance herself from the not-so-good ol' boys' club?
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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

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Foreign help to the 2016 campaign "rejected" but apparently still payed for... and "royal" weirdness at the Tower.
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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by Upton_O_Goode » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:33 pm

TJrandom wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:13 am
666 it is,
evangelicals love Trump,
devil incarnate.

:mrgreen:
Hallelujah!! PTL!!
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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by Upton_O_Goode » Wed Oct 10, 2018 3:37 pm

scrmbldggs wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 11:30 am
Upton_O_Goode wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 10:35 am
Pyrrho wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 8:05 am
Haley is probably vacating the post so Trump can appoint his daughter or his son in law.
Trump did seem to be running that idea up the flagpole yesterday. But this is very curious: Haley resigned LAST Wednesday, a day after meeting with Trump. How come we didn't hear about it until after Kavanaugh was sworn in?...
Maybe they didn't want people to think that Belch's adventures caused yet another (and notable) female to distance herself from the not-so-good ol' boys' club?
The simplest explanation was that they didn't want any news story to interfere with their Kavanaugh triumph. I suspect the meeting with Trump, though, was to get fired, most likely because she DID write that op-ed.
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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by TJrandom » Wed Oct 10, 2018 7:13 pm

scrmbldggs wrote:
Wed Oct 10, 2018 12:03 pm
Foreign help to the 2016 campaign "rejected" but apparently still payed for... and "royal" weirdness at the Tower.
Wow! Now if they could just finger that witch that Trump keeps talking about...

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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by Upton_O_Goode » Thu Oct 11, 2018 10:55 am

He always finds someone to blame, doesn't he? Remember this?

Here's how he shows his respect for the Fed.

And he's had even harsher words for the Fed since then. He reminds me of the cat that runs into a glass door. It always picks itself up and tries to act as if it was saying "I meant to do that." He now says he's been expecting a market correction. Really, the economic stable genius knows his markets (obviously much better than those doofi at the Fed, who insist on seeing a danger of inflation in the deficits we are running and in the trade statistics), as his six bankruptcies will attest. But let's be fair: Here's a list of links to all the times he said a correction was coming:

1.

2.

3......
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Post by Upton_O_Goode » Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:01 am

With the usual caveat that I myself am an economic ignoramus, I notice that there was an ominous sign in the selloffs yesterday: People were dumping T-notes. Usually, when stocks plunge, people flee to those T-notes for safety. The effect of that is that the gummint will have a harder time selling them from now on and will have to raise interest rates on them. As a parasite, living entirely on the interest (and some principal) of my 403(B), this is GOOD news for me. I took a 30% cut in income in 2009, and it has never come back---until now. This will, at least, slow down the leakage of principal into the beefsteaks I eat occasionally.
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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by Upton_O_Goode » Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:46 pm

Well, let's see how many poor fish we can catch with this old bait.

There's the usual touting of all those amazing predictions that the source correctly called in the past. (Nobody promoting this kind of bilge ever admits to having missed a major market crisis.) And then there's all the semi-mystical mood-setting about the danger hovering over us.

Bottom line: Much as I enjoy contemplating the economic prospects being promoted here, this is a SCAM! Don't believe it.
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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:09 pm

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There's the usual touting of all those amazing predictions that the source correctly called in the past. (Nobody promoting this kind of bilge ever admits to having missed a major market crisis.)
There is an old con where you set up 50 different "entities" and they all predict whatever on a random basis. Statistically, there will be 2 or 3 such entities that have an AMAZING track record. Smart money will do their research and go with the consistent expert advice based on their TOTAL track record.

……..………………..still no basis for what happens next. All kinds of "history" is like this. Kinda makes you wonder what "expertise" actually is?????
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Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Thu Oct 11, 2018 11:14 pm

PS...…….ever wonder why so many "reputable" brokerage firms have so many portfolios? Tailored???? Yes.....but for whom?
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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by TJrandom » Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:01 am

Trump sleaze – using his office for the personal gain of his mega-contributors. I do hope that Japan rejects this attempt at personal aggrandizement.

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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

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TJrandom wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 1:01 am
Trump sleaze – using his office for the personal gain of his mega-contributors. I do hope that Japan rejects this attempt at personal aggrandizement.
Knowing some Japanese, they smiled and nodded and will do absolutely nothing.
Good for them.

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Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Fri Oct 12, 2018 2:20 am

What is is "Republican" but...……………..sleaze. Really: just business as usual...…………..and why is Japan "opening up." Its the kind of explanation that doesn't mean a thing.

……..……………...follow the money. PARTICULAR INDIVIDUAL Japanese will profit at the expense of all Japan. its called: business. NO.....politics. "She's my sister, she's my daughter...…….." Ha, ha...……. Its all in the movies.
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I haven't checked yet today. Is Trump in jail yet?

https://www.google.ca/search?q=Is+Trump ... e&ie=UTF-8

No, apparently not....
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Post by Upton_O_Goode » Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:44 am

bobbo_the_Pragmatist wrote:
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Kinda makes you wonder what "expertise" actually is?????
Don't it just? Especially in the stock market. It's risky to make predictions, especially about the future.
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bobbo_the_Pragmatist wrote:
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PARTICULAR INDIVIDUAL Japanese will profit at the expense of all Japan. its called: business.
Indeed. And there's this revealing comment about those particular individuals in a story this morning indicating that the market will stabilize when those good earnings reports start coming in, starting today:
Lefkowitz says he expects the market sell-off that has knocked 6.4 percent off the S&P 500 since the start of October to be a relatively short-term phenomena [sic] and earnings season could be the catalyst that turns it. He also said the bigger driver of the sell-off was probably fear about the impact of trade wars and tariffs on profits, rather than the recent rise in interest rates.
Don't ever worry about the impact of trade wars and tariffs on the CONSUMER. Oh my, no. Corporate profits are the only thing of importance. But at least he gives President Mushroom Cap a shot for blaming the Fed.
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For all Americans who were thinking of taking out Canadian citizenship because of Trump, you should know that the Canadians have made the oath of citizenship a bit more daunting.
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Gord wrote:
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I haven't checked yet today. Is Trump in jail yet?

https://www.google.ca/search?q=Is+Trump ... e&ie=UTF-8

No, apparently not....
AFAIK, he doesn't even drop in to visit his friends.
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Upton_O_Goode wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:52 am
For all Americans who were thinking of taking out Canadian citizenship because of Trump, you should know that the Canadians have made the oath of citizenship a bit more daunting.
If we are born here, we have to do that before we are a year old. I wore blue.
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OlegTheBatty wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:59 pm
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Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:52 am
For all Americans who were thinking of taking out Canadian citizenship because of Trump, you should know that the Canadians have made the oath of citizenship a bit more daunting.
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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by Gord » Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:32 am

landrew wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:02 pm
OlegTheBatty wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:59 pm
Upton_O_Goode wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:52 am
For all Americans who were thinking of taking out Canadian citizenship because of Trump, you should know that the Canadians have made the oath of citizenship a bit more daunting.
If we are born here, we have to do that before we are a year old. I wore blue.
The guy with the box-cutter makes you think twice about refusing.
Don't let the image fool you -- Americans aren't allowed ropes.
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Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:30 am

Pyrrho wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:32 am
Essay worth the read:

https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/1 ... democracy/
the one very important element missing in Der Trumps rise to power is an armed group of thugs to take out his political enemies. Of note: the independent rise of Private Mercenary groups like Black Water and such that Kushner has already met with "by coincidence" in.....the Maldives? (some remote BS place...…. just walking thru the bar don't ya know?).

Its not hard at all to imagine Trump making a "deal" with Prince for personal protection from Democrats, Women, Homosexuals, Anti-Fa, Mueller, and the entire Justice Department.

……………………..kinda hard "not" to imagine it?
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Sure, Kushner is called the little prince, but wasn't it DeVos' brother who accidentally met a certain Russian at that bar on purpose?
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Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:34 am

Eggs: I never lie, but I'm often …………..wrong. too lazy to confirm the details of my usually hazy and often wrong memory. That hazy memory says it was closer to Trump than DeVos but his sons are too stupid and seems to me Kushner was getting all the attention for being in charge of "everything"...….but could be you are right, or both folks met? Anyway....I tend not to remember NAMES or DATES in general....just "fact patterns."

maybe that would change if I had any power? Power to sort things out, but I don't, so why spend too much energy?...…...course....no energy is spent if you have that laudable gift of a good memory. Wifey...……….has a near perfect memory for "everything." Just totally not interested in current events. THATS what a phd in History can do to you.
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IIRC, it was Mr Prince (DeVos' brother) who "ran into" certain people on whatever island, apparently assisted by "the other (Saudi) prince", who's a by now famously close friend of The Little Prince in the WH.
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Pyrrho wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:32 am
Essay worth the read:

https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/1 ... democracy/
Seems people are being arrested for working for not the Right but the wrong party? :?
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Post by bobbo_the_Pragmatist » Sat Oct 13, 2018 8:19 am

scrmbldggs wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:49 am
IIRC, it was Mr Prince (DeVos' brother) who "ran into" certain people on whatever island, apparently assisted by "the other (Saudi) prince", who's a by now famously close friend of The Little Prince in the WH.
that rang a bell. Forgot that Prince was DeVos' brother. Let's google?

(Prince meeting island devos)===> "Blackwater founder Erik Prince was part of secret Trump ...
www.nydailynews.com/news/politics/erik- ... cret-trump...

Apr 03, 2017 · Erik Prince, a major Trump donor who is also the brother of Betsy DeVos, traveled to a remote island in the Indian Ocean in January. /// In the Seychelles.

(Kushner meeting island Prince) =====> ok...several links of Kushner meeting with "CROWN" prince. Hate those tricky names..............
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Post by Upton_O_Goode » Sat Oct 13, 2018 10:54 am

Gord wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:32 am
landrew wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 4:02 pm
OlegTheBatty wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:59 pm
Upton_O_Goode wrote:
Fri Oct 12, 2018 10:52 am
For all Americans who were thinking of taking out Canadian citizenship because of Trump, you should know that the Canadians have made the oath of citizenship a bit more daunting.
If we are born here, we have to do that before we are a year old. I wore blue.
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Don't let the image fool you -- Americans aren't allowed ropes.
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Post by Upton_O_Goode » Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:09 am

Pyrrho wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:32 am
Essay worth the read:

https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/1 ... democracy/
More than well worth it. Should be REQUIRED reading for everyone. The parallels between McConnell and Hindenburg and between Hillary Clinton and Blum had not occurred to me. They should have. I'm constantly getting e-mails from my Trump-supporting relatives and friends "reminding" me how simply AWFUL it would have been to have a President Clinton.

For those who haven't read Sinclair Lewis's It Can't Happen Here, mentioned in the article, Lewis finds a way out of the mess in the most improbable way, by having the fascist bastard Charles Lindberg rescue us.

If I prayed, I'd be praying for a total economic meltdown and the return of Hoovervilles all over the country. That's the ONLY thing that can possibly separate Trump from his following. But even if we got a New New Deal, we'd be facing the same kind of Supreme Court that trashed most of the Old New Deal...
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Post by Upton_O_Goode » Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:12 am

bobbo_the_Pragmatist wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 4:30 am
Pyrrho wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:32 am
Essay worth the read:

https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/1 ... democracy/
the one very important element missing in Der Trumps rise to power is an armed group of thugs to take out his political enemies. Of note: the independent rise of Private Mercenary groups like Black Water and such that Kushner has already met with "by coincidence" in.....the Maldives? (some remote BS place...…. just walking thru the bar don't ya know?).

Its not hard at all to imagine Trump making a "deal" with Prince for personal protection from Democrats, Women, Homosexuals, Anti-Fa, Mueller, and the entire Justice Department.

……………………..kinda hard "not" to imagine it?
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Post by Upton_O_Goode » Sat Oct 13, 2018 11:21 am

scrmbldggs wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:52 am
Pyrrho wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:32 am
Essay worth the read:

https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/1 ... democracy/
Seems people are being arrested for working for not the Right but the wrong party? :?
That's the thing. They'll arrest on any pretext they can find. Is it illegal to take a picture in a public building of civil servants allegedly doing their jobs? Only in a truly fascist regime, I would think. I can see grounds for a lawsuit here and for a challenge of election returns. Won't matter. The GOP will take it all the way to what is now THEIR Supreme Court, and they will win there.
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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by Gord » Sun Oct 14, 2018 12:35 am

scrmbldggs wrote:
Sat Oct 13, 2018 7:52 am
Pyrrho wrote:
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Essay worth the read:

https://www.nybooks.com/articles/2018/1 ... democracy/
Seems people are being arrested for working for not the Right but the wrong party? :?
...Though Aronowitz was released, county officials kept his phone...

...Calls placed to the Waller County Courthouse were not answered....
Look out, they still need more phones!
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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by scrmbldggs » Sun Oct 14, 2018 6:51 am

:lol:
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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by Upton_O_Goode » Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:49 pm

So Trump NOW poses as the defender of the Press and promises to clear up the mystery of the disappearance of Meshuggah what-his-name. I'll believe that when I see it. Is he REALLY planning to impose sanctions or whatever on his BFF in Saudia Arabia? I doubt that. If he'd had his way, there'd be no sanctions on his OTHER BFF in Moscow, who has also murdered journalists for writing things he doesn't like.
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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by landrew » Sun Oct 14, 2018 3:24 pm

Upton_O_Goode wrote:
Sun Oct 14, 2018 2:49 pm
So Trump NOW poses as the defender of the Press and promises to clear up the mystery of the disappearance of Meshuggah what-his-name. I'll believe that when I see it. Is he REALLY planning to impose sanctions or whatever on his BFF in Saudia Arabia? I doubt that. If he'd had his way, there'd be no sanctions on his OTHER BFF in Moscow, who has also murdered journalists for writing things he doesn't like.
Based on his tweets and comments, he has a great deal more respect for dictators and despotic killers than he does for his closest allies.
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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by scrmbldggs » Sun Oct 14, 2018 4:12 pm

It seems he envies those who take the power to order killings before breakfast.
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Re: It's the Donnydämmerung! (new Trump thread)

Post by ElectricMonk » Sun Oct 14, 2018 7:58 pm

I assume Kushner's loanshark in Saudi Arabia is lining up a fall guy for the murder.

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