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Re: Will Trump make the Grade.

Post by Lone Star » July 15, 2019, 9:31 pm

When Trumpagandists run out of facts from reliable sources, they rely on an author of horror, supernatural fiction, suspense, science fiction, and fantasy novels, who also hates Trump. His story trying to draw parallels between Trump and Nazi Germany is old and worn out and fiction.

There are no valid comparisons between America First and The Third Reich/Final Solution.

Just another desperate attempt at Pigeon Chess. Something to post just to have a response -- no matter how ridiculous.


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Re: Will Trump make the Grade.

Post by Lone Star » July 15, 2019, 9:36 pm

glalt wrote:
July 15, 2019, 9:24 pm
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How can anyone even try to defend them?
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For the same reason elected Democrats and many leftists defend them. Two words: BECAUSE TRUMP.

They hate Trump more than they want America to succeed.
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Re: Lone Star News *Trigger Warning*

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Re: Lone Star News *Trigger Warning*

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Re: Will Trump make the Grade.

Post by jackspratt » July 15, 2019, 10:11 pm

glalt wrote:
July 15, 2019, 9:24 pm
jackspratt wrote:
July 15, 2019, 12:26 pm
glalt wrote:
July 15, 2019, 8:40 am

Why are some politicians totally negative and openly hate the Jews?
Why are you asking me, and what does your question have to do with my post?
Do you actually think these four women are good for the US? How can anyone even try to defend them? You like to throw the word racist around and ignore what kind of people they actually are. God help the democrats if that is the kind of people being elected. Being a popular democrat means hating Trump. It is truly disgusting hearing the childish names you people come up with.
I really don't understand where you are coming from, glalt.

You ask me why politicians hate the Jews - I have no idea of why you asked ME, but instead of telling me, you go off on another tangent.

And then accuse me of "throwing the word racist" around, when I have used it only once since the beginning of this year, and that was in relation to Netanyahu. I have, up till now, held back from accusing Trump of being racist, and I am still making up my mind.

But while the weekend tweets from the BOB against The Squad were certainly racist - which is understood by all but the most obtuse - I suspect his motives were more political ie to try and wedge the Dems congressional leadership against the 4.

But to answer your question - I think The Squad are good for the US. In their own way, I believe they are less radical than the BOB, and provide a damning mirror to the cowering, simpering Republicans who have abandoned their own principles and decency at the alter of Trump. =D>

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Re: Will Trump make the Grade.

Post by Lone Star » July 15, 2019, 10:23 pm

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The US will follow international procedures regarding asylum it was announced today in the Federal Register.

Migrants entering from the southern border must first seek asylum in one of the countries traversed. If coming from Central America, it will be the first Central American country in which they arrive in their journey, or in Mexico.

"The large number of meritless asylum claims places an extraordinary strain on the nation’s immigration system, undermines many of the humanitarian purposes of asylum, has exacerbated the humanitarian crisis of human smuggling, and adversely impacts the United States’ ongoing diplomatic negotiations with foreign countries."

Currently, over 90% of asylum claims at the US southern border are rejected.

Attorney General Bill Barr:
"This Rule is a lawful exercise of authority provided by Congress to restrict eligibility for asylum. The United States is a generous country but is being completely overwhelmed by the burdens associated with apprehending and processing hundreds of thousands of aliens along the southern border.

"This Rule will decrease forum shopping by economic migrants and those who seek to exploit our asylum system to obtain entry to the United States—while ensuring that no one is removed from the United States who is more likely than not to be tortured or persecuted on account of a protected ground."
One way or the other, Trump finds ways to defend the border and defend American Society.

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Re: Trump addresses EU trade deficit

Post by Lone Star » July 15, 2019, 10:35 pm

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As I stated before, the US can alter their supply lines/chains. Today, the Wall Street Journal reports just that.

US manufacturers are shifting production to countries outside of China.

Good for the US, even worse for China.
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Re: Will Trump make the Grade.

Post by glalt » July 15, 2019, 10:46 pm

jackspratt wrote:
July 15, 2019, 10:11 pm
glalt wrote:
July 15, 2019, 9:24 pm
jackspratt wrote:
July 15, 2019, 12:26 pm
glalt wrote:
July 15, 2019, 8:40 am

Why are some politicians totally negative and openly hate the Jews?
Why are you asking me, and what does your question have to do with my post?
Do you actually think these four women are good for the US? How can anyone even try to defend them? You like to throw the word racist around and ignore what kind of people they actually are. God help the democrats if that is the kind of people being elected. Being a popular democrat means hating Trump. It is truly disgusting hearing the childish names you people come up with.
I really don't understand where you are coming from, glalt.

You ask me why politicians hate the Jews - I have no idea of why you asked ME, but instead of telling me, you go off on another tangent.

And then accuse me of "throwing the word racist" around, when I have used it only once since the beginning of this year, and that was in relation to Netanyahu. I have, up till now, held back from accusing Trump of being racist, and I am still making up my mind.

But while the weekend tweets from the BOB against The Squad were certainly racist - which is understood by all but the most obtuse - I suspect his motives were more political ie to try and wedge the Dems congressional leadership against the 4.

But to answer your question - I think The Squad are good for the US. In their own way, I believe they are less radical than the BOB, and provide a damning mirror to the cowering, simpering Republicans who have abandoned their own principles and decency at the alter of Trump. =D>
Never mind. I am not going to change your hatred of Trump and you are not going to change my mind about what is best for my country.

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Re: Will Trump make the Grade.

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Re: Democrats, Republicans and Elections

Post by Lone Star » July 16, 2019, 6:09 am

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Internal Democrat Poll with bad news for Omar & Company.

The internal poll was reported on by Axios. Oc-Co Loco has succeeded as labeling herself as the face of Democrats. She is voting-year poison.

Poll Results
Oc-Co Loco has 74% name recognition. 22% favorable.
Omar has 53% name recognition. 9% favorable.
Capitalism 56% favorable.

According to a top Democrat commenting on the poll, "Socialism is toxic to voters."

It looks like this internal poll is what caused Pelosi to try to silence them. They fight to the death on every socialist and anti-America hill.
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Re: Trump addresses EU trade deficit

Post by Lone Star » July 16, 2019, 6:23 am



Kudlow provides updates on trade and other issues. Supply chain movement OUT of China will move into other parts of Asia, and some are coming back to the US.
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Re: Trump addresses EU trade deficit

Post by Doodoo » July 16, 2019, 6:27 am

Apple moves its Mac Pro production from the US to China
JUNE 28, 2019

Companies move production to different countries for various reasons In teh end who cares but the consumer and price

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Re: Democrats, Republicans and Elections

Post by Doodoo » July 16, 2019, 6:37 am

"According to a top Democrat commenting on the poll, "Socialism is toxic to voters."
According to a Top FBI inspector
According to a Top active Republican
Accord to some old guy sitting on a park bench

Never a name just a description
Not very credible or interesting

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Re: Will Trump make the Grade.

Post by GT93 » July 16, 2019, 7:54 am

I think it's fantastic for a country to have members of its legislature who were born abroad. I would hope my country has dozens of them and I suspect we do. I don't even care if they maintain citizenship in another country.

I do care about foreign governments interfering in our elections if they do that. Voters need to know about that and it should be deterred as much as reasonably possible.

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Re: Democrats, Republicans and Elections

Post by Lone Star » July 16, 2019, 3:44 pm

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Maureen Dowd is a LIB to her core. She writes for the NY Times. She unloaded on Oc-Co Loco in her latest column, and it looks as though the honeymoon is over for the socialist from NY.
Pelosi told me, after the A.O.C. Squad voted against the House’s version of the border bill and trashed the moderates -- the very people who provided the Democrats the majority -- that the Squad was four people with four votes. She was talking about a legislative reality. If it was a knock, it was for abandoning the party.

That did not merit A.O.C.’s outrageous accusation that Pelosi was targeting “newly elected women of color.” She slimed the speaker, who has spent her life fighting for the downtrodden and who was instrumental in getting the first African-American president elected and passing his agenda against all odds, as a sexist and a racist.

. . .

A.O.C. should consider the possibility that people who disagree with her do not disagree with her color.

The young lawmaker went further, implying that the speaker was putting the Squad in danger, asking why Pelosi would criticize them, “knowing the amount of death threats” and attention they get. Huh?

A.O.C. pulled back and said she wasn’t calling Pelosi a racist. But once you start that ball rolling, it’s hard to stop....

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And then there’s the real instigator, Saikat Chakrabarti, A.O.C.’s 33-year-old chief of staff, who co-founded Justice Democrats and Brand New Congress, both of which recruited progressives -- including A.O.C. -- to run against moderates in Democratic primaries.

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The progressives act as though anyone who dares disagree with them is bad. Not wrong, but bad, guilty of some human failing, some impurity that is a moral evil that justifies their venom.

Chakrabarti sent shock waves through the Democratic caucus when he posted a tweet about the border bill comparing moderate and Blue Dog Democrats -- some of whom are black -- to Southern segregationists in the ’40s.

Rahm Emanuel told me Chakrabarti is “a snot-nosed punk” who has no idea about the battle scars Pelosi bears from the liberal fights she has led.


. . .

In the age of Trump, there is no more stupid proposition than that Nancy Pelosi is the problem. If A.O.C. and her Pygmalions and acolytes decide that burning down the House is more important than deposing Trump, they will be left with a racist backward president and the emotional satisfaction of their own purity.
In other words, Oc-Co Loco is cancer for the Democrats, and her three sycophants are quadrupling down on their anti-American rhetoric, lies and antisemitism. As polls have shown, these four destroyers are seen as the face of the party by Independent voters -- and Independent voters decide national elections.

Trump has now forced the Democrat leadership to defend the anti-American and antisemitic rhetoric of their members. Pelosi is now calling for a resolution against Trump for xenophobic comments -- that weren't xenophobic. It wasn't that long ago that Democrats refused to call down Ilhan Omar for her antisemitic attacks.

Trump has this fantastic ability to get political enemies to own their demons.
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US - China Trade

Post by Lone Star » July 16, 2019, 3:48 pm

As I stated before, the US can alter their supply lines/chains. Today, the Wall Street Journal reports just that.

US manufacturers are shifting production to countries outside of China.

Good for the US, even worse for China.
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Re: US - China Trade

Post by Lone Star » July 16, 2019, 3:48 pm

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China announced that their GDP is the lowest in 27 years.
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USMCA Trade with Mexico and Canada

Post by Lone Star » July 16, 2019, 3:50 pm

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Even though all of the agreement is complete, the Democrat Speaker in the House has not brought the agreement to the floor of the House for a vote BECAUSE TRUMP.

I doubt that it will ever be brought to the floor for a vote.
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Re: US - China Trade

Post by Lone Star » July 16, 2019, 3:56 pm

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There's been a change in the Chinese staffing of their trade negotiating team.

Commerce Minister Zhong Shan has now been assigned to keep Liu He from giving away too much of the farm.

This means that even though the negotiations have continued where they left off, this is probably all just a show.

If I had to bet based only on the small amounts of information that is known that the trade war will probably continue up to and beyond the election. Xi is betting on a weak Dem in the White House.
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US - Japan Trade

Post by Lone Star » July 16, 2019, 4:09 pm

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Japan ranked 4th in US trade value through May 2019.

Exports totaled $30.63 billion and Imports totaled $60.97 billion, a deficit of $30.33 billion. Motor vehicles made up the vast majority of the imports at $17 billion+. Motor vehicle parts were next at $3 billion+.

Negotiations continue between the US and Japan to create more balance.
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