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AZGrizFan wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:49 pm
Ibanez wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 1:40 pm
Did anyone watch the Trumps tirade?

Jesus. I just read some of it. What a pathetic baby. Childish name calling (which BDK will say is ok, as long as he isn't ripping up a piece of paper on TV, right?)

What a sad sack.
Well, the drunk lady said Trump sounded like he was medicate during the SOTU, as he was "subdued". Guess he wasn't subdued today, huh? :lol: :lol:
:lol: Who was the drunk lady?
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Ibanez wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:59 pm
AZGrizFan wrote:
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Well, the drunk lady said Trump sounded like he was medicated during the SOTU, as he was "subdued". Guess he wasn't subdued today, huh? :lol: :lol:
:lol: Who was the drunk lady?
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AZGrizFan wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 3:08 pm
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Thu Feb 06, 2020 2:59 pm


:lol: Who was the drunk lady?
:suspicious: :suspicious: :suspicious:
I didn't watch the SOTU nor any responses. I'm not sure who you're referring to.
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Ibanez wrote:
Thu Feb 06, 2020 3:37 pm
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Thu Feb 06, 2020 3:08 pm


:suspicious: :suspicious: :suspicious:
I didn't watch the SOTU nor any responses. I'm not sure who you're referring to.
Who IS the drunk lady? The one who's always drunk?
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Joe Walsh has dropped out of the GOP race, saying he’ll back “any Democrat” against Trump.

It’s now down to Drumpf and Bill Welp(sic).
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Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:35 am
Joe Walsh has dropped out of the GOP race, saying he’ll back “any Democrat” against Trump.

It’s now down to Drumpf and Bill Welp(sic).
That can't be right. Ibanez says Trump was uncontested in the Hawkeye Caucii.
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HI54UNI wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 9:04 am
Ivytalk wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:35 am
Joe Walsh has dropped out of the GOP race, saying he’ll back “any Democrat” against Trump.

It’s now down to Drumpf and Bill Welp(sic).
That can't be right. Ibanez says Trump was uncontested in the Hawkeye Caucii.
I think it's a matter of semantics. Did Trump technically have challengers? Yes. Did Trump have challengers with a realistic chance? No. He was essentially uncontested.

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Appeals court hands Trump win, rules Dem lawmakers cannot sue over business payments

A federal appeals court on Friday unanimously ruled that more than 200 Democratic congressional lawmakers do not have standing to sue President Trump over allegations he violated the Emoluments Clause over foreign payments to his businesses.

“Because we conclude that the Members lack standing, we reverse the district court and remand with instructions to dismiss their complaint,” the Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit said in its ruling.

“The [House] Members can, and likely will, continue to use their weighty voices to make their case to the American people, their colleagues in the Congress and the President himself, all of whom are free to engage that argument as they see fit,” the court continued. “But we will not – indeed we cannot – participate in this debate.”

The court added that “the Constitution permits the Judiciary to speak only in the context of an Article III case or controversy and this lawsuit presents neither.”

Holding up a copy of the ruling as he departed Washington for a North Carolina event, Trump blasted the suit as a "phony" case.

“It was a total win,” he declared.

The ruling comes after the court ruled in August that Trump could challenge the lawsuit, saying the litigation raises the "unsettled" question of whether politicians have standing to sue a sitting president for running international businesses.

The Emoluments Clause is contained in Article 1, Section 9 of the Constitution and states that “No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no Person holding any Office of Profit or Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of Congress, accept of any present, Emolument, Office, or Title of any kind whatsoever, from any King, Prince, or foreign state.”

More than 200 congressional Democrats brought the lawsuit against the president in June 2017, alleging that Trump violated the clause. Democrats argued that they had standing to sue because the clause says only Congress may approve foreign gifts and payments.

In a joint statement on Friday, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., and Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., both of whom helped organize the suit, said they were “disappointed” in the decision.

“Today’s decision was not a decision on the merits of our allegations that President Trump has been defying the Foreign Emoluments Clause, and nothing in today’s opinion changes the fundamental facts: President Trump has flagrantly and frequently violated the Constitution’s preeminent protection against corruption,” Blumenthal said, adding that they are evaluating “next steps.”

“We remain fully committed to doing everything in our power to hold President Trump accountable for his unacceptable, unconstitutional misconduct,” he continued.

Nadler downplayed the decision, saying it was a “technical dismissal” that “in no way condones” Trump’s alleged violations.

“The Founders recognized the dangers of foreign influence and corruption, and President Trump embodies those fears every day as he profits off of his presidency,” Nadler said.

Upon taking office, the president turned over control of his companies to his sons, Eric and Donald Trump Jr., but did not divest from them, meaning he still technically can benefit financially from the Trump Organization’s profits, including from foreign governments.

Since becoming president, the Trump Organization had secured dozens of valuable patents, including in China, and collected fees from lobbyists working for Saudi Arabia and other countries using his properties.

A federal appeals court, earlier this year, dismissed a similar Emoluments Clause lawsuit filed against Trump by the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia.

"I got sued on a thing called emoluments. Emoluments. You ever hear of the word? Nobody ever heard of it before," Trump said at an event in Pennsylvania last year.
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January adds a much stronger-than-expected 225,000 jobs, with a boost from warm weather
*Nonfarm payrolls surged 225,000 for the month, well above Wall Street estimates for a 158,000 gain.
*The unemployment rate ticked higher to 3.6%, but for the right reason as the labor force participation rate increased 0.2 percentage points to 63.4%, matching its highest level since June 2013.
*Average hourly earnings rose 3.1% over a year ago to $28.44, ahead of estimates for 3% growth.
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-Iowa Caucuses
-Highest Approval of his presidency
-SOTU
-Not Guilty
-Winning Emoluments Clause case vs 200+ Congressional donks.
-Soaring job #s

Damn, Trump has been on a roll this week. Winning and winning an winning an winning..

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BDKJMU wrote:-Iowa Caucuses
-Highest Approval of his presidency
-SOTU
-Not Guilty
-Winning Emoluments Clause case vs 200+ Congressional donks.
-Soaring job #s

Damn, Trump has been on a roll this week. Winning and winning an winning an winning..
I think his approval numbers are soft.

He’s been embolden by the cuckolds in the GOP. I’m curious to what he does next.


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The D.C. Circuit was absolutely correct on the standing issue in the Emoluments case. It used reasoning similar to dismissals of cases brought by Congressfolk challenging assertions of Presidential war powers. Really no surprise there.
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Ibanez wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 8:42 pm
BDKJMU wrote:-Iowa Caucuses
-Highest Approval of his presidency
-SOTU
-Not Guilty
-Winning Emoluments Clause case vs 200+ Congressional donks.
-Soaring job #s

Damn, Trump has been on a roll this week. Winning and winning an winning an winning..
I think his approval numbers are soft.

He’s been embolden by the cuckolds in the GOP. I’m curious to what he does next.


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Trump is unbeatable and unstoppable. It doesn't matter how many people hate him....he WILL be President for 4 more years (or more?). I've come to the conclusion that we NEED Trump....this is a changing world and it is time for this country to change as well. :nod:
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Trump is unbeatable and unstoppable. It doesn't matter how many people hate him....he WILL be President for 4 more years (or more?). I've come to the conclusion that we NEED Trump....this is a changing world and it is time for this country to change as well. :nod:
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Ivytalk wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:21 pm
mainejeff wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 12:56 pm
Trump is unbeatable and unstoppable. It doesn't matter how many people hate him....he WILL be President for 4 more years (or more?). I've come to the conclusion that we NEED Trump....this is a changing world and it is time for this country to change as well. :nod:
You’re the shittiest troll ever. We all know you hate Trump, as well as all Republicans, and you’re working your butthole off for Bootyitch.
You are right that I hate Republicans.....almost as much as Trump does. :nod: ;) I have been converted. :thumb: I don't like you because you are a lawyer AND a Republican.

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mainejeff wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:24 pm
Ivytalk wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:21 pm


You’re the shittiest troll ever. We all know you hate Trump, as well as all Republicans, and you’re working your butthole off for Bootyitch.
You are right that I hate Republicans.....almost as much as Trump does. :nod: ;) I have been converted. :thumb: I don't like you because you are a lawyer AND a Republican.

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Ivytalk wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:27 pm
mainejeff wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:24 pm


You are right that I hate Republicans.....almost as much as Trump does. :nod: ;) I have been converted. :thumb: I don't like you because you are a lawyer AND a Republican.

:coffee:
I’m a Libertarian, jerkoff. You’re converted to what? Catholicism? Heterosexuality?
You are about as Libertarian is Trump is religious. :roll:

I have been converted to supporting Trump. He's making a fool of all the idiots out there. :thumb: And he's making me wealthy, healthy and happy. :nod: :nod: :nod:
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mainejeff wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:32 pm
Ivytalk wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:27 pm


I’m a Libertarian, jerkoff. You’re converted to what? Catholicism? Heterosexuality?
You are about as Libertarian is Trump is religious. :roll:

I have been converted to supporting Trump. He's making a fool of all the idiots out there. :thumb: And he's making me wealthy, healthy and happy. :nod: :nod: :nod:
And you’re full of shit. You’re no more likely to vote for Trump in the privacy of your voting booth than Nancy Pelosi is.
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BDKJMU wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:21 pm
-Iowa Caucuses
-Highest Approval of his presidency
-SOTU
-Not Guilty
-Winning Emoluments Clause case vs 200+ Congressional donks.
-Soaring job #s

Damn, Trump has been on a roll this week. Winning and winning an winning an winning..
He doesn't really have the highest approval rating of his Presidency. Yes, in that one poll he had it for that one take. But in the average of polls he's currently at 45.5%. When the impeachment inquiry was launched on September 24 he was at 45.3%. I guess you could ay that is progress. The highest approval rating of his Presidency in terms of the average of polls is 46.0% registered February 4, 2017. And he's been in the 45 - 46 range numerous times since then.

The job numbers thing will probably help him in terms of perception. But in terms of reality it means that his average job creation average is 184,848 per month as compared to 216,591 per month during Obama's second terms. And even if you leave 2017 out to allow for transition and calculate the average for 2018, 2019, and January 2020 it's 187,217.

So, while I agree that seeing a high job number now will help him, the reality is that his job numbers really don't look all that good as compared to the second term of the Obama Administration. It's yet another example of the fact that this thing where he's trying to say things were bad before he took office and now they're good is nonsense.

Not guilty? Everybody knew that was a given. Everybody knew the Republican Senate wasn't going to convict him. Most people...not all but most...know the Republican Party is corrupt right now.

State of the Union Address? Lie after lie. The problem with trying to rely on polls of people who watched it to gauge its effect is that Trump fans were more likely to watch it.
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JohnStOnge wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:58 pm
BDKJMU wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:21 pm
-Iowa Caucuses
-Highest Approval of his presidency
-SOTU
-Not Guilty
-Winning Emoluments Clause case vs 200+ Congressional donks.
-Soaring job #s

Damn, Trump has been on a roll this week. Winning and winning an winning an winning..
He doesn't really have the highest approval rating of his Presidency. Yes, in that one poll he had it for that one take. But in the average of polls he's currently at 45.5%. When the impeachment inquiry was launched on September 24 he was at 45.3%. I guess you could ay that is progress. The highest approval rating of his Presidency in terms of the average of polls is 46.0% registered February 4, 2017. And he's been in the 45 - 46 range numerous times since then.

The job numbers thing will probably help him in terms of perception. But in terms of reality it means that his average job creation average is 184,848 per month as compared to 216,591 per month during Obama's second terms. And even if you leave 2017 out to allow for transition and calculate the average for 2018, 2019, and January 2020 it's 187,217.

So, while I agree that seeing a high job number now will help him, the reality is that his job numbers really don't look all that good as compared to the second term of the Obama Administration. It's yet another example of the fact that this thing where he's trying to say things were bad before he took office and now they're good is nonsense.

Not guilty? Everybody knew that was a given. Everybody knew the Republican Senate wasn't going to convict him. Most people...not all but most...know the Republican Party is corrupt right now.

State of the Union Address? Lie after lie. The problem with trying to rely on polls of people who watched it to gauge its effect is that Trump fans were more likely to watch it.
Please state all the lies in the SOTU.
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JohnStOnge wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 8:58 pm
BDKJMU wrote:
Fri Feb 07, 2020 2:21 pm
-Iowa Caucuses
-Highest Approval of his presidency
-SOTU
-Not Guilty
-Winning Emoluments Clause case vs 200+ Congressional donks.
-Soaring job #s

Damn, Trump has been on a roll this week. Winning and winning an winning an winning..
He doesn't really have the highest approval rating of his Presidency. Yes, in that one poll he had it for that one take. But in the average of polls he's currently at 45.5%. When the impeachment inquiry was launched on September 24 he was at 45.3%. I guess you could ay that is progress. The highest approval rating of his Presidency in terms of the average of polls is 46.0% registered February 4, 2017. And he's been in the 45 - 46 range numerous times since then.

The job numbers thing will probably help him in terms of perception. But in terms of reality it means that his average job creation average is 184,848 per month as compared to 216,591 per month during Obama's second terms. And even if you leave 2017 out to allow for transition and calculate the average for 2018, 2019, and January 2020 it's 187,217.

So, while I agree that seeing a high job number now will help him, the reality is that his job numbers really don't look all that good as compared to the second term of the Obama Administration. It's yet another example of the fact that this thing where he's trying to say things were bad before he took office and now they're good is nonsense.

Not guilty? Everybody knew that was a given. Everybody knew the Republican Senate wasn't going to convict him. Most people...not all but most...know the Republican Party is corrupt right now.

State of the Union Address? Lie after lie. The problem with trying to rely on polls of people who watched it to gauge its effect is that Trump fans were more likely to watch it.
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Ivytalk wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:55 pm
mainejeff wrote:
Sat Feb 08, 2020 7:32 pm


You are about as Libertarian is Trump is religious. :roll:

I have been converted to supporting Trump. He's making a fool of all the idiots out there. :thumb: And he's making me wealthy, healthy and happy. :nod: :nod: :nod:
And you’re full of shit. You’re no more likely to vote for Trump in the privacy of your voting booth than Nancy Pelosi is.
Don't tell me who I am voting for. :thumb:
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SDHornet wrote:
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:41 am
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I don't know the details on the job creation but anecdotally the quality of jobs created seems to be better under Trump than it was under Obama. I would be interested in seeing a valid comparison. I know that unemployment dropped under Obama but some of that was people dropping off the roles because they timed out and some found jobs but were underemployed.

I appreciate the irony of liberals pretending to care about debt and deficits. As soon as they win the presidency that concern will disappear just like it did for conservatives. And anyone who supports the Green New Deal should not complain about debt or deficits.
Not to mention these are the same folks promising free shit to everyone that isn't "rich". Yeah that'll have no impact on the budget and the deficit. :lol: :dunce:
I keep telling you people...all we have to do it change the numbers. They don't mean anything. It's all "full faith and credit". It's backed by good feelings. Just move that decimal point over and we're in the red. Hell, give me a few minutes i'll show you all a $21T Surplus!
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