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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: October 16, 2019, 11:08:45 PM »
Why the democrats’ hopes for the White House may be hopeless in two quotes from their candidates’ debate last night.

I would eliminate the capital gains tax—I would raise the capital gains tax to the highest rate, of 39.5%.
-Joe Biden


I’m really shocked at the notion that anyone thinks I’m punitive.
-Elizabeth Warren



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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: October 15, 2019, 11:32:53 PM »
How does a tweet intended for 1.6 billion Chinese but blocked by an ethnostate have any legitimacy.?
Are Adam Silver and LeBron James idiots?

I am sure it's because of the impeachment inquiry, according to Liz Cheney.

You do have your finger on the pulse of the nation, Ward!
Obviously you don’t.

Uh huh.

Obviously
Obviously

You wouldn't recognize something obvious if it bit you on your nose, Ward.

And if you did, you would deny it, unless it aligned with your preexisting opinions.

Obviously.
Obviously

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: October 15, 2019, 10:23:34 PM »
How does a tweet intended for 1.6 billion Chinese but blocked by an ethnostate have any legitimacy.?
Are Adam Silver and LeBron James idiots?

I am sure it's because of the impeachment inquiry, according to Liz Cheney.

You do have your finger on the pulse of the nation, Ward!
Obviously you don’t.

Uh huh.

Obviously
Obviously

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: October 15, 2019, 10:10:21 PM »
How does a tweet intended for 1.6 billion Chinese but blocked by an ethnostate have any legitimacy.?
Are Adam Silver and LeBron James idiots?

I am sure it's because of the impeachment inquiry, according to Liz Cheney.

You do have your finger on the pulse of the nation, Ward!
Obviously you don’t.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: October 15, 2019, 09:36:33 PM »
How does a tweet intended for 1.6 billion Chinese but blocked by an ethnostate have any legitimacy.?
Are Adam Silver and LeBron James idiots?

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: October 11, 2019, 06:30:35 PM »
Notable and Quotable.

Valentyn Nalyvaichenko, member of the Ukrainian parliament and former head of the country’s security service.

Serious allegations have been made in the U.S. and Ukraine, including that Ukrainian government officials and organizations assisted Hillary Clinton’s campaign in 2016 and that Burisma, a major Ukrainian gas company, hired Hunter Biden, Joe Biden’s son, for cynical purposes. Regardless of the implications of these charges within American politics, Ukraine has a responsibility to investigate them completely and transparently.
First, as I have insisted for more than two years, we must resolve the allegation that Ukrainian officials interfered in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. If we find that Ukrainian laws were broken, the perpetrators here must be prosecuted swiftly, to the fullest extent of the law.

Second, Ukraine must resolve the allegations regarding Burisma. As the former head of the Security Service of Ukraine, our version of the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation, I know there are many accusations of corruption against this company



https://www.wsj.com/articles/ukraine-will-get-the-truth-on-corruption-11570745983?mod=article_inline


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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: October 09, 2019, 08:37:07 PM »

We’re strongly dissatisfied and oppose Adam Silver’s claim to support Morey’s right to freedom of expression,” CCTV ( China TV) said in a statement. “We believe that any remarks that challenge national sovereignty and social stability are not within the scope of freedom of speech.”

“I think as a values-based organization that I want to make it clear … that Daryl Morey is supported in terms of his ability to exercise his freedom of expression,” he said. “What I also tried to suggest is that I understand there are consequences from his freedom of speech, and we will have to live with those consequences.”

Sam Wachs and his wife attended the game at the Wells Fargo Center on Tuesday evening, where they held signs that read “Free Hong Kong.” Security quickly confiscated their signs and asked them to leave the stadium, at which point they started yelling that same slogan.

Fox Business News  Anchor Charles Payne said that there needs to be a distinction between "Chinese people" and the "Chinese communist government."

He explained further that while the Chinese people love the NBA, the communist government is trying to justify what they’re doing in Hong Kong by vilifying Morey and the most popular sport in the country, the NBA.

"Maybe the NBA could grow a spine right now," said Payne, as NBA Commissioner Adam Silver prepares to travel to Shanghai.







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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: October 09, 2019, 03:51:55 PM »
For the first time in history, U.S. billionaires paid a lower tax rate than the working class last year

https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2019/10/08/first-time-history-us-billionaires-paid-lower-tax-rate-than-working-class-last-year/

...and the result has been an economic boom so big and so sustainable that the Fed will announce another round of interest rate cuts and quantitative easing to prevent the economy from sliding into recession.
Wanna try that one again?

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: October 09, 2019, 01:44:48 PM »
I didn’t make the comparison, the  CBO did.

You tied the increase in receipts to the tax cuts.  The CBO did not.  And would not, since the comparison is made between two years where the tax cuts were already in effect.  As I said.
LOL!


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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: October 09, 2019, 01:08:44 PM »
Turkey has started its offensive against formerly US-backed Kurds. Reports that it is being coordinated with Russian attacks against them elsewhere in Syria.

But REDSTATEWARD got his tax cuts.
You are a study in Turkey ignorance.


The attack has begun. It may have been coordinated with Russia.

If there is a fact I am getting wrong in the above, point it out.

Otherwise, stfu.

No, no!  Watching Red try to defend the indefensible is a key part of my recommended daily comedy intake. 

Elbans watching the news:  Hey, Trump just threw our allies under a bus, did a big favor for murderous despots Erdogan and Putin, and there's blood and squished body parts all over the street! 

Red:  Turkey ignorance!
Turkey is our ally.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: October 09, 2019, 01:06:37 PM »
News Item-
According to the  Congressional Budget Office

In  fiscal year 2019, which ended in September, corporate income taxes raised $230 billion. The figure is $25 billion more than the year before and amounts to an increase of 12.4% – or roughly three times the growth rate of the overall economy.


Every democrat Presidential Candidate wants to Roll Back the tax cuts.

Your point here is unclear as you are comparing two years where the tax cuts were in effect.
I didn’t make the comparison, the  CBO did.

But since you asked.
The CBO said corporate revenues would come in at $409 billion in the first two years of the corporate tax cuts. Actual revenues were $435 billion – almost 7% higher.

Individual income tax revenues were up 2% in 2019, and payroll tax revenue was up by 6.2%, according to the CBO.

Overall federal revenues were up 4% in 2019. And they are up compared with 2017, the year before the tax cuts went into effect.

Comparing the revenue gains in 2019 with the changes in fiscal 2016.
That year, corporate tax revenues fell by almost 13%. Individual income taxes were virtually flat – up by 0.4%. Payroll taxes grew less than 5%.

Overall revenues that year were up less than 1%.

In fiscal 2017,  before any of the tax changes went into effect overall revenues had 1.4% gain. Corporate income taxes dropped again, by 1%. Individual income and payroll taxes went up, but by less than in 2019.

So, the bottom line is revenues are increasing at a faster clip now than they were in the two years prior to the tax cuts.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: October 09, 2019, 12:07:49 PM »
News Item-
According to the  Congressional Budget Office

In  fiscal year 2019, which ended in September, corporate income taxes raised $230 billion. The figure is $25 billion more than the year before and amounts to an increase of 12.4% – or roughly three times the growth rate of the overall economy.


Every democrat Presidential Candidate wants to Roll Back the tax cuts.


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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: October 09, 2019, 11:54:36 AM »
Turkey has started its offensive against formerly US-backed Kurds. Reports that it is being coordinated with Russian attacks against them elsewhere in Syria.

But REDSTATEWARD got his tax cuts.
You are a study in Turkey ignorance.

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: October 08, 2019, 09:59:06 PM »
All Nancy has to is call Trump’s move by authorizing a vote in the House for an inquiry.

Your head is so far up your as on this topic it is hard to believe it hasn't appeared in your stomach.

He won't coeaoperate then, either.

The House does not need to have that vote to be able to have hearings and get testimony and depositions.

And when the subpoenas are issued, the WH will still refuse to honor them - he believes he is the best president ever and that they are impeaching him because of it.

He cannot admit that what he did *might* have been wrong, let along that it was. So, asking about it makes you treasonous - or as he put it, #impeachromney!
LOL!

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Trump Administration / Re: Trump Administration
« on: October 08, 2019, 09:38:27 PM »
All Nancy has to is call Trump’s move by authorizing a vote in the House for an inquiry.

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