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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 03, 2020, 11:02:55 AM »
Jared Kushner explains:
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“The notion of the federal stockpile was it’s supposed to be our stockpile,” he said at one point during the briefing. “It’s not supposed to be state stockpiles that they then use.”

Say what?!

"But conservative writer Michelle Malkin seemed to suggest that Kushner’s Thursday appearance may have been a unifying moment for the country:
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“America is finally united: NOBODY likes Jared Kushner,” Malkin tweeted. “NOBODY wants him in charge. NOBODY.”
Dammit. Now I like Jared Kushner.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 01, 2020, 09:57:55 PM »
Hey, Kid? You chose a funny one to say that about. It was not a projection. It was a FACTUAL representation of March, 2020.


yeah... my bad

I was really trying to take a day off

Didnt watch any coverage today

He was pretty good today.

He even called Dr. Birx "Dr. Birx." It was quite something.
He also let us know that he's "number one on Facebook."

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 01, 2020, 09:26:38 PM »
 It's your right to be an asshole.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 01, 2020, 09:06:29 PM »
Just go post someplace else, asshole. You're just here to piss people off. Do you enjoy that? Why bother?
I’d take a victory lap if that was my intention.
Your response is more reflective of stupidity.
Kinda disappointing.
Take your lap and go elsewhere. Your professed reason for posting here hasn't taken. 

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 01, 2020, 08:48:14 PM »
Just go post someplace else, asshole. You're just here to piss people off. Do you enjoy that? Why bother?

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: April 01, 2020, 05:45:03 PM »
Well at least Red finally answered my question as to why he posts here.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 31, 2020, 02:11:19 PM »
Heh.  Like having things opened by Easter?  Oh, sorry that was a mere "aspiration." The president gets as much respect as he merits.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 30, 2020, 06:21:42 PM »
"Our testing is BETTER than any country in the world"

-  Trump


Thoughts?
That he lied his way through his first three years of being President. Why should I accept anything he says?

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 30, 2020, 06:18:08 PM »
Stand away.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 30, 2020, 06:10:12 PM »
Oh. Well you said that Commerce Clause gives states that authority. You need to write better.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 30, 2020, 05:39:29 PM »
So, Ward - as our resident originalist and defended of all things Constitutional, what do you think of the claims, in NH and now in TX, that "stay-at-home" orders are unconstitutional?!

https://www.houstonchronicle.com/news/houston-texas/houston/article/Texas-Supreme-Court-Harris-County-stay-at-home-15166758.php?utm_campaign=CMS+Sharing+Tools+%28Premium%29&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=referral&fbclid=IwAR2gnRXo3C0i-Xs-gdj-VvjEO_yXTDhsoCUpwhLLO9Gt7ziPgkWajq7RD1Q
The Federal Government is restricted from national quarantines. The states not so much thanks to the 10th amendment and the Commerce Clause. on that basis I would says states have Constitutional authority.  At the state level public health safety seems to take precedence. Ohio postponed the democrat primary election citing the threat to health by the corona virus, basically ignoring a judge’s ruling to the contrary. Further the state’s rescheduled election will prohibit in person voting. And Ohio was among the first states to close non essential businesses, schools, etc.
I don’t know if Texas accords the state the same power in overseeing public health.
Every time Red mentions the Commerce Clause, I think of Indigo Montoya. You keep using that phrase. I dont think it means what you think it means.
Well it certainly doesn't mean what he thinks it does in that post.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 29, 2020, 08:11:09 PM »
I think by the time Trump is done with them CNN may just be flat out of business.

Keep those resumes handy.
CNN will be around long after he's gone.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 28, 2020, 10:29:14 PM »
Don't worry, Bo. Kid would agree with you 100% if Obama were still President.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 28, 2020, 06:45:13 PM »
Sure he does.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: March 27, 2020, 12:16:38 PM »
When the economy was in freefall after the Bush Crash, the Recovery Act, Obama's stimulus measure passed 246-183 in the House without a single Republican vote  the Senate by a vote of 60-38 with all Democrats and only three Republicans in support.

Obama was unable to get the amount over $1T which is what many advisers were calling for (roughly $1.2T).  Obama had to reduce the bill to under $800B in order to get the necessary GOP support to break a threatened filibuster, and was forced to include fairly useless tax breaks as over 1/3 of the bill.  McConnell led the opposition to the stimulus bill.  And most GOPers derided the notion that Gov't spending could resuscitate the economy and denied that govt money could have a multiplier effect.

That was how bipartisan the GOP was in an emergency when there was a DEM president (and the GOP crashed the economy).  Flash forward to today and you get unanimous votes in the Senate and just one jackass GOP thwarting things in the House.

See my post on this yesterday.

As I said, if the President was a Democrat (not to mention a Democrat facing election in 8 months) this bill doesn't happen. 

And when a Democrat is elected in November, Republicans will want all spending stopped because "deficits," even if the economy had not yet recovered at that point.

Fed quantitative easing program will get up to $1.5 Trillion.  Anyone remember what Republicans said when it was $600 Billion total under Obama?  I do.  They called it "cheating" "artificially floating the economy" and "political."   

You can't escape the conclusion that Republicans did what they could to tank the economy under Obama because they thought it helped them politically.  No matter the pain to ordinary Americans.
Red got a tax cut.

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