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Old 04.02.2018, 17:37
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I think I am intentionally trying to over-represent the under-represented. I know a lot of people from a wide cross section of the country, from coast to coast and in between. A LOT of Americans support Trump's agenda, much more than how it is represented in mainstream media. The misrepresentation by news media is the biggest story here. If we held elections today, he would win again.
Yeah, you are a bit over the top with your effusive praise. I know plenty of Trump supporters that would be embarrassed by your braggart-style posts although they do like him and think he's doing a good job.

As for whether he'd win again, if you put him head-to-head with Hillary again today, yes he would win. Not because he's so amazeballs but because voters are so over the Clintons. Trump being in power for a year hasn't changed that.
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Yeah, you are a bit over the top with your effusive praise. I know plenty of Trump supporters that would be embarrassed by your braggart-style posts although they do like him and think he's doing a good job.

As for whether he'd win again, if you put him head-to-head with Hillary again today, yes he would win. Not because he's so amazeballs but because voters are so over the Clintons. Trump being in power for a year hasn't changed that.
The other day I came across with an interesting assessment "Trump is Obama's legacy". What's your opinion on this, 3wishes? Thought Obama was all right.
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Old 04.02.2018, 20:30
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The other day I came across with an interesting assessment "Trump is Obama's legacy". What's your opinion on this, 3wishes? Thought Obama was all right.
Do you have a link so I can read it?

First thoughts - Voters have tended to want "change" after a president has served two terms. Not that they really seem to know what that change should look like, but they want it!

Neither party has won more than two consecutive terms since 1948 - except Bush 41 following after Reagan in 1988 and then he was ousted after one term.

Voters were done with Obama, and Clinton represented more of the same. One could argue that any other Republican would have been a change, but Trump was so out there he represented "real" change.
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Hahahaha!

https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/...86144818450432
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Old 05.02.2018, 16:45
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Voters were done with Obama, and Clinton represented more of the same. One could argue that any other Republican would have been a change, but Trump was so out there he represented "real" change.
IMO the Dems basically shot themselves in the foot selecting Clinton over Sanders, even though he won the popular vote in the primaries.
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Old 05.02.2018, 16:49
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Yeah, the US system works so well, millions of people can't even get any medical coverage.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-42943768
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Yeah, the US system works so well, millions of people can't even get any medical coverage.

http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-politics-42943768
Apparently they can’t in the UK either, that’s why there were protests marches at the weekend.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/...london-funding
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Old 05.02.2018, 16:59
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Do you have a link so I can read it?

First thoughts - Voters have tended to want "change" after a president has served two terms. Not that they really seem to know what that change should look like, but they want it!

Neither party has won more than two consecutive terms since 1948 - except Bush 41 following after Reagan in 1988 and then he was ousted after one term.

Voters were done with Obama, and Clinton represented more of the same. One could argue that any other Republican would have been a change, but Trump was so out there he represented "real" change.
On the other hand, can you imagine somebody like Ryan or Jeb Bush or Rand Paul or Ted Cruz actually winning the election? Not against Clinton and maybe not even against Sanders. The GOP seemed incapable of producing a viable candidate with any level of appeal or able to energize more than their core support base. It seems to be an indemic problem they have. The same happened in 2012 by the way. And then along comes Trump and finds a ready-made vacuum he can step into.
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Apparently they can’t in the UK either, that’s why there were protests marches at the weekend.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/...london-funding
Everyone resident in the UK has access to the NHS no matter how bad it's reported to be. In the US if you can't afford it, no medical treatment whatsoever.
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Old 05.02.2018, 17:10
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On the other hand, can you imagine somebody like Ryan or Jeb Bush or Rand Paul or Ted Cruz actually winning the election? Not against Clinton and maybe not even against Sanders. The GOP seemed incapable of producing a viable candidate with any level of appeal or able to energize more than their core support base. It seems to be an indemic problem they have. The same happened in 2012 by the way. And then along comes Trump and finds a ready-made vacuum he can step into.
Both Dems and GOP have the same problem; no obviously good Presidential candidates
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Old 05.02.2018, 17:26
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"Trump tried to pull his insult nickname stunt on House Intelligence Committee ranking member Rep. Adam Schiff, and Schiff’s response was to burn the president to the ground."

Trump tweeted:

Donald J. Trump @realDonaldTrump

Little Adam Schiff, who is desperate to run for higher office, is one of the biggest liars and leakers in Washington, right up there with Comey, Warner, Brennan and Clapper! Adam leaves closed committee hearings to illegally leak confidential information. Must be stopped!

1:39 PM - Feb 5, 2018



Schiff responded:


Adam Schiff @RepAdamSchiff

Mr. President, I see you’ve had a busy morning of “Executive Time.” Instead of tweeting false smears, the American people would appreciate it if you turned off the TV and helped solve the funding crisis, protected Dreamers or...really anything else. https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump/status/960492998734868480 …

2:58 PM - Feb 5, 2018



Link: http://www.politicususa.com/2018/02/...ame-stunt.html
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IMO the Dems basically shot themselves in the foot selecting Clinton over Sanders, even though he won the popular vote in the primaries.
According to this article, Clinton won more votes than Bernie in the primaries:

http://fivethirtyeight.com/features/...r-a-landslide/

BUT - The article reads heavily like propaganda for Clinton becoming a saint. There's no way to know how many more votes Bernie would have received if the Dems hadn't rigged everything in Clinton's favor from the start. Numerous super delegates pledged to Clinton before a single ballot was cast. I can't help but wonder if some Dems voted Clinton (in the primaries, that is) just because they knew she'd win anyway.
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Everyone resident in the UK has access to the NHS no matter how bad it's reported to be. In the US if you can't afford it, no medical treatment whatsoever.
The vast majority of Americans are covered though, and the level you care you get is far better than what you would get on the NHS, where everybody has access to the same shit.
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Have to disagree on that. Been a while since I've been in either system, but care on the ground was good in both countries.
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YAY - another historical day for Trump! The Dow fell 1,175 points - the biggest point drop on a single day in history. Bigliest! Believe me!

How YOUR pension funds doin'?

http://money.cnn.com/2018/02/05/inve...nes/index.html

Yeah, it's just a correction.
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YAY - another historical day for Trump! The Dow fell 1,175 points - the biggest point drop on a single day in history. Bigliest! Believe me!

How YOUR pension funds doin'?

http://money.cnn.com/2018/02/05/inve...nes/index.html

Yeah, it's just a correction.
Correction? No, you misunderstand. The gains were all because of Trump's policies, the loss was because of Obama.
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The vast majority of Americans are covered though, and the level you care you get is far better than what you would get on the NHS, where everybody has access to the same shit.
You are so full of nonsense. NHS is a very good service but its underfunded because the UK apparently needs Brexit and Trident more. And self serving Tories and knobs want to see it end so they can profit out of the alternatives.
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YAY - another historical day for Trump! The Dow fell 1,175 points - the biggest point drop on a single day in history. Bigliest! Believe me!

How YOUR pension funds doin'?
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Most explosive Stock Market rally that we’ve seen in modern times. 18,000 to 26,000 from Election, and grounded in profitability and growth. All Trump, not 0...
5:50 AM - 14 Jan 2018
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Dow goes from 18,589 on November 9, 2016, to 25,075 today, for a new all-time Record. ..........
3:35 AM - 5 Jan 2018
Dow crashed through 26,000 (downwards) last week then today through 25,000 and also through 24,000 until recovering to 24,345.

As I posted before, the risk of Trump claiming credit for the Stock Market makes it difficult for him to avoid responsibility for falls.

I forecast we will soon see tweets blaming the Dems, Hillary, Obama, the deep state or, most likely "a secret cabal of foreign (anti US) investors"

Edit: Trump gave a speech today in Ohio saying how great he and the economy are; the cable news networks showed it live with an inset window showing live the Dow crashing down
Fox News and CNN both broke away from his speech to cover the market drop.
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The vast majority of Americans are covered though, and the level you care you get is far better than what you would get on the NHS, where everybody has access to the same shit.
Not sure. People have half ass policies with outrageous Co payments and deductibles, network restrictions. Not sure the level of care is uniformly better
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The vast majority of Americans are covered though, and the level you care you get is far better than what you would get on the NHS, where everybody has access to the same shit.
Are you sure?
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