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Postby Telconi » Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:49 am

Vassenor wrote:
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Depends on severity really, they are bound to happen.


Remember, recessions are natural and cannot be blamed on anyone, but Trump must have all the credit for any improvement in the economy. :roll:

Also Barr and Ross will be formally held in contempt unless documentation regarding the citizenship question and other stuff pertaining to the census is turned over by Thursday.


He's a really good businessman and his super duper financial wizard brain is solely the cause of all economic progress.

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Postby Gormwood » Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:55 am

Vassenor wrote:
Loben The 2nd wrote:
Depends on severity really, they are bound to happen.


Remember, recessions are natural and cannot be blamed on anyone, but Trump must have all the credit for any improvement in the economy. :roll:

Also Barr and Ross will be formally held in contempt unless documentation regarding the citizenship question and other stuff pertaining to the census is turned over by Thursday.

Contempt is little more than a UN condemnation for this administration unless people who aren't Hillary Clinton start getting locked up.
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Postby Duhon » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:36 am

Let us fucking fuck all fucking authofuckingritarians this Fuck Fucking Authoritarians All Fucking Day Fucking Day by quoting this actual diabolical Trump quote, said back when he was starting as a relatively innocuous back mole:

When the students poured into Tiananmen Square, the Chinese government almost blew it. Then they were vicious, they were horrible, but they put it down with strength. That shows you the power of strength. Our country is right now perceived as weak.
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Postby Zurkerx » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:49 am

Duhon wrote:Let us fucking fuck all fucking authofuckingritarians this Fuck Fucking Authoritarians All Fucking Day Fucking Day by quoting this actual diabolical Trump quote, said back when he was starting as a relatively innocuous back mole:

When the students poured into Tiananmen Square, the Chinese government almost blew it. Then they were vicious, they were horrible, but they put it down with strength. That shows you the power of strength. Our country is right now perceived as weak.




In case no one believes it: https://www.businessinsider.com/trumpn- ... gth-2019-6

Loben The 2nd wrote:
Telconi wrote:
Oh boy, I love recessions... :roll:


Depends on severity really, they are bound to happen.


This is true, didn't think of that, though a recession tends to hurt one's chances.

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Aye, but what if a Democrat wins 2020? Because if that happens, it all but guarantees a Republican will win in 2024. Ah, this is going to be pick your poison kind of scenario, isn't it?


It doesn't really, if the recession hits in 2021 then there'll be a dip, sure, but loads of time for recovery by promotimg stimulus and whathaveyou. 2022 is a tad trickier and you'd have to give up on the midterms wholesale, but that doesn't rule out 2024.


Perhaps, but it will make re-election harder since people will bash on the person in charge despite the fact that a President doesn't have full control of the economy (although Trump's Trade Wars surely don't help).
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Postby Gormwood » Tue Jun 04, 2019 11:55 am

Zurkerx wrote:
Duhon wrote:Let us fucking fuck all fucking authofuckingritarians this Fuck Fucking Authoritarians All Fucking Day Fucking Day by quoting this actual diabolical Trump quote, said back when he was starting as a relatively innocuous back mole:



In case no one believes it: https://www.businessinsider.com/trumpn- ... gth-2019-6

Donnie having a strongman hardon for China even as he conducts a whiny trade war with it.

Imagine if Obama or Hillary has said the Exact Same Thing.
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Postby Duhon » Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:00 pm

I first thought that was satirical. That quote made up by the Onion.

How still trusting of me, right? This piece of gilded shit. And reading the context makes it worse. Worse.

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Postby Rio Cana » Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:51 pm

Has we all should know by now, a sliding tariff was supposedly going to be placed on Mexico if they do not curb illegal immigration. It did not matter that a new NAFTA treaty (no called USMCA) had been agreed too. This tariff against Mexico came has a surprised since the US has been concentrated on placing tariffs on China. Now for the other big surprise. The US has decided to place tariffs on India and they are eyeing Australia. :blink:

This should make many businessmen and even many politicians not too happy.

EDIT - Story on this - https://moneymaven.io/mishtalk/economic ... CqqTQG5YQ/
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Postby Gormwood » Tue Jun 04, 2019 12:54 pm

Rio Cana wrote:Has we all should know by now, a sliding tariff was supposedly going to be placed on Mexico if they do not curb illegal immigration. It did not matter that a new NAFTA treaty (no called USMCA) had been agreed too. This tariff against Mexico came has a surprised since the US has been concentrated on placing tariffs on China. Now for the other big surprise. The US has decided to place tariffs on India and they are eyeing Australia. :blink:

This should make many businessmen and even many politicians not too happy.

EDIT - Story on this - https://moneymaven.io/mishtalk/economic ... CqqTQG5YQ/

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Postby Maineiacs » Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:21 pm

Gormwood wrote:
Rio Cana wrote:Has we all should know by now, a sliding tariff was supposedly going to be placed on Mexico if they do not curb illegal immigration. It did not matter that a new NAFTA treaty (no called USMCA) had been agreed too. This tariff against Mexico came has a surprised since the US has been concentrated on placing tariffs on China. Now for the other big surprise. The US has decided to place tariffs on India and they are eyeing Australia. :blink:

This should make many businessmen and even many politicians not too happy.

EDIT - Story on this - https://moneymaven.io/mishtalk/economic ... CqqTQG5YQ/

Stable Genius.



At this point, we have to consider the possibility that he may be trying to deliberately tank the economy.
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Postby Gormwood » Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:33 pm

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Gormwood wrote:Stable Genius.



At this point, we have to consider the possibility that he may be trying to deliberately tank the economy.

He'll announce the United States is filing for bankruptcy so nobody has to pay any taxes.
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Postby Northern Davincia » Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:44 pm

Duhon wrote:Let us fucking fuck all fucking authofuckingritarians this Fuck Fucking Authoritarians All Fucking Day Fucking Day by quoting this actual diabolical Trump quote, said back when he was starting as a relatively innocuous back mole:

When the students poured into Tiananmen Square, the Chinese government almost blew it. Then they were vicious, they were horrible, but they put it down with strength. That shows you the power of strength. Our country is right now perceived as weak.

I think he was trying to make an allusion to peace through strength and it came out horribly wrong.
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Postby Vassenor » Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:46 pm

Maineiacs wrote:
Gormwood wrote:Stable Genius.



At this point, we have to consider the possibility that he may be trying to deliberately tank the economy.


Which is kind of dumb considering he's kind of been skating on the strength of the economy.
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Postby Maineiacs » Tue Jun 04, 2019 1:58 pm

Vassenor wrote:
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At this point, we have to consider the possibility that he may be trying to deliberately tank the economy.


Which is kind of dumb considering he's kind of been skating on the strength of the economy.



Well, of course he may just not understand that the tariffs hurt the economy, but isn't it at least as likely that he simply doesn't care or that someone in his circle suggested he rescind the tariffs, and he put more on out of spite?
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Postby Gormwood » Tue Jun 04, 2019 2:44 pm

Maineiacs wrote:
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Which is kind of dumb considering he's kind of been skating on the strength of the economy.



Well, of course he may just not understand that the tariffs hurt the economy, but isn't it at least as likely that he simply doesn't care or that someone in his circle suggested he rescind the tariffs, and he put more on out of spite?

Trump really is a petty manbaby. Look at how he has to insult everyone who hurts his feefees.
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Postby Duhon » Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:11 pm

Northern Davincia wrote:
Duhon wrote:Let us fucking fuck all fucking authofuckingritarians this Fuck Fucking Authoritarians All Fucking Day Fucking Day by quoting this actual diabolical Trump quote, said back when he was starting as a relatively innocuous back mole:


I think he was trying to make an allusion to peace through strength and it came out horribly wrong.


And I thought it was a joke by the Onion, but no, it's more passionate embrace of things authoritarians do, by their #1 motherfucking fan.

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Postby Nakena » Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:41 pm

Duhon wrote:
Northern Davincia wrote:I think he was trying to make an allusion to peace through strength and it came out horribly wrong.


And I thought it was a joke by the Onion, but no, it's more passionate embrace of things authoritarians do, by their #1 motherfucking fan.


You're confusing authoritarian with autocrat.

The former word implies authority, the later autocracy. Which i believe, is the issue here.
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Postby Chan Island » Tue Jun 04, 2019 3:49 pm

Duhon wrote:Let us fucking fuck all fucking authofuckingritarians this Fuck Fucking Authoritarians All Fucking Day Fucking Day by quoting this actual diabolical Trump quote, said back when he was starting as a relatively innocuous back mole:

When the students poured into Tiananmen Square, the Chinese government almost blew it. Then they were vicious, they were horrible, but they put it down with strength. That shows you the power of strength. Our country is right now perceived as weak.

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All jokes aside are we even surprised? The man says insane, authoritarian batshit just about every single day.
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Postby Shrillland » Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:28 pm

Blakk Metal wrote:If Trump loses, will his replacement have a megathread?


Maybe.
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Postby Proctopeo » Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:30 pm

Blakk Metal wrote:If Trump loses, will his replacement have a megathread?

Depends on how much meme potential they have.
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Blakk Metal wrote:If Trump loses, will his replacement have a megathread?

We'll probably need to have a megathread for Trump's tantrums.
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Postby Duhon » Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:50 pm

Proctopeo wrote:
Blakk Metal wrote:If Trump loses, will his replacement have a megathread?

Depends on how much meme potential they have.


People underestimate their own thirst for a good leader.

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Postby Proctopeo » Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:51 pm

Duhon wrote:
Proctopeo wrote:Depends on how much meme potential they have.


People underestimate their own thirst for a good leader.

Democrats are about as thirsty as a drowning possum for "good leaders" tbh
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Postby Duhon » Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:55 pm

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People underestimate their own thirst for a good leader.

Democrats are about as thirsty as a drowning possum for "good leaders" tbh


So you're saying the world is large and capable competent people plentiful -- but, hey, at least Trump... we like fuckups?

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Postby Proctopeo » Tue Jun 04, 2019 6:57 pm

Duhon wrote:
Proctopeo wrote:Democrats are about as thirsty as a drowning possum for "good leaders" tbh


So you're saying the world is large and capable competent people plentiful -- but, hey, at least Trump... we like fuckups?

It's more "Democrats don't want a good leader, they want... actually, nobody knows what they want, especially not them".
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