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Old 09.01.2019, 20:11
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Yay!!!! At that rate, the Wall will be fully funded in just 6,555 days! That's a minimum of three presidents down the line...
Perhaps by then an Obama family member will be president and can take the credit for it.
Fair is fai, no?
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Old 09.01.2019, 20:32
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

They have edited the article since you posted it, to reflect 45 Dems.
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Old 09.01.2019, 20:52
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

The promise
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"We are putting our great coal miners back to work," Trump repeated to rally crowds waving "Trump Digs Coal" signs. "I'm coal's last shot."
The reality
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More coal plants closed in Trump's first two years than the whole of Obama's first term!
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"US Energy Information Administration expects total U.S. coal consumption in 2018 to fall to 691 million short tons (MMst), a 4% decline from 2017 and the lowest level since 1979."
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Old 10.01.2019, 14:05
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Chuck and Nancy's rebuttal of Trump's Border Wall Fence speech on Tuesday out-rated Trump's speech itself.

Ouch. That must sting.
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Old 10.01.2019, 14:24
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"US Energy Information Administration expects total U.S. coal consumption in 2018 to fall to 691 million short tons (MMst), a 4% decline from 2017 and the lowest level since 1979."
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2000 coal mine jobs have been added during Trump's rule. As consumption has declined 4% in this period, that gives a 50%* increase in jobs.


* using populistic mathematical principles
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Old 10.01.2019, 14:56
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2000 coal mine jobs have been added during Trump's rule. As consumption has declined 4% in this period, that gives a 50%* increase in jobs.


* using populistic mathematical principles
Trump wins again

Actually an increase of 57.2254%

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Old 10.01.2019, 15:51
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V.P. Mike Pence and group had a productive meeting with the Schumer/Pelosi representatives today. Many details of Border Security were discussed.
We are now planning a Steel Barrier rather than concrete.
It is both stronger & less obtrusive. Good solution, and made in the U.S.A.
Result of Border Patrol testing of prototype barriers using "common household tools" like a saw!

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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

just in case you wondered how effective the fence can be..


https://youtu.be/SKbY9k3xOgQ?t=1m13s
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Old 10.01.2019, 16:09
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The thing with fences keeping others out is they keep you in.

So one day something horrible happens and the only way out would (have) be(en) direction Mexico will be ...... an other day of thoughts and whishes.



Wow, three tenses in one sentence
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Old 10.01.2019, 16:14
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Talking of walls...

https://twitter.com/jiveDurkey/statu...96428254658565

oops
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just in case you wondered how effective the fence can be..


https://youtu.be/SKbY9k3xOgQ?t=1m13s
Looking at it another way, they are fit, strong, tenacious and courageous people who make it all the way to the border and have to do that. A rather darwinian way of adding to your population.
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Old 10.01.2019, 16:22
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Looking at it another way, they are fit, strong, tenacious and courageous people who make it all the way to the border and have to do that. A rather darwinian way of adding to your population.
Yeah, I was gonna say the same thing about this:

Trump wants to make sure, he gets only the smartest and the strongest.
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Trump wants to make sure, he gets only the smartest and the strongest.
It's so weird. He actually sounded authoritative and collected back then. Who taught him to shriek like a scalded toddler at the podium when he was campaigning?
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Looking at it another way, they are fit, strong, tenacious and courageous people who make it all the way to the border and have to do that. A rather darwinian way of adding to your population.
I'd be investing in Mexican baseball at the moment. I reckon there will soon be a surfeit of pitchers and outfielders who have been training their arms lobbing stuff over the wall, if passing it through the slats doesn't work.
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Old 10.01.2019, 16:44
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I'd be investing in Mexican baseball at the moment. I reckon there will soon be a surfeit of pitchers and outfielders who have been training their arms lobbing stuff over the wall, if passing it through the slats doesn't work.




waaay past that... (same town as previous video)


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Old 10.01.2019, 19:50
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Carmaker Ford has announced plans for a major shake-up of its operations in the UK and mainland Europe.

It is expected to lead to thousands of job losses across Europe, including the UK, although cuts at its UK factories are not thought to be imminent.
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Same problems exist in the US but after the Trump reaction to the GM announcement presumably Ford are delaying announcing any US job losses.

Ford already announced plans to eliminate some of the company’s most well-known cars including the Fiesta subcompact, Fusion midsize sedan, Taurus large sedan and the C-Max van. So it will be a miracle if Ford can avoid US job losses.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Interesting to see how media outlets are choosing headlines with respect to Trump attending Davos or not. Even Trump's words are contradictory.

Some outlets are saying Trump "cancelled" his plans to attend Davos, while others are saying he "won't go if the shutdown continues".

A few examples:

Trump 'won't go' to Davos if shutdown continues – POLITICO Eu
Trump cancels Davos trip over government shutdown - POLITICO USA
Trump Says He Won't Go to Davos If U.S. Government Is ... - Bloomberg
Trump cancels planned trip to Davos - SWI swissinfo.ch
Citing wall fight, Trump scraps Davos trip - NBC News
Trump will cancel planned Davos trip if shutdown continues - Reuters

The tweet:
“Because of the Democrats intransigence on Border Security and the great importance of Safety for our Nation, I am respectfully cancelling my very important trip to Davos, Switzerland,”

What he said to reporters:
"I intended to go and speak in front of the international community in Davos. That's still on, but if the shutdown continues — it's a little while from now — but if the shutdown continues, I won't go,"

In any case, it will still cost the U.S. a fortune in airfares, hotels, attendance fees, and security. According to Bloomberg, "The U.S. delegation to the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in Switzerland is to include Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross and U.S. Trade Secretary Robert Lighthizer, among other top administration officials."

Such responsible spending.
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simply the best USA has ever had
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