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Old 27.05.2019, 17:00
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Wow. If only it was so easy to get rid of Trump as they did to the Austrian chancellor Kurz. He's out!
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Old 27.05.2019, 18:08
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Wow. If only it was so easy to get rid of Trump as they did to the Austrian chancellor Kurz. He's out!
Maybe will be easier than you fear?
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President Trump’s Twitter interaction rate fell significantly in the eight months following his election and declined further in 2019.

Trump’s interaction rate, defined as retweets and likes per tweet divided by his number of followers, fell from 0.55 percent in November 2016 to 0.32 in June 2017, and was at 0.16 percent as of May 25.

Trump tweeted 157 times per month during the first six-month period analyzed, but 284 times per month over the last six months.

Trump is on track to see his lowest month in almost 2 1/2 years for Twitter interaction rates in May, even as he closes in on his one-month record for [number of] tweets
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Something like "familiarity breeds contempt" or “They went to the well once too often”? It is a 14th century saying that basically means that one shouldn’t repeat a risky action too often or push their luck too far?
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Old 27.05.2019, 18:24
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Something like "familiarity breeds contempt" or “They went to the well once too often”? It is a 14th century saying that basically means that one shouldn’t repeat a risky action too often or push their luck too far?
or the bots that make up his followers have been deactivated till nearer the election, after all when he met Jack Dorsey he " spent a “significant portion” of the sit-down discussing whether Twitter had limited or removed some of his followers", pathetic snowflake.
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Old 27.05.2019, 18:25
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Wow. If only it was so easy to get rid of Trump as they did to the Austrian chancellor Kurz.
And then Pence would be president.

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Old 28.05.2019, 10:15
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Last January
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Donald J. Trump@realDonaldTrump

58,000 non-citizens voted in Texas, with 95,000 non-citizens registered to vote. These numbers are just the tip of the iceberg. All over the country, especially in California, voter fraud is rampant. Must be stopped. Strong voter ID! @foxandfriends

2:22 PM - 27 Jan 2019
Yesterday, in the real world
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Acting Texas Secretary of State David Whitley (R) resigned on Monday after his office wrongly questioned the U.S. citizenship of nearly 100,000 people

Whitley's office early this year launched a botched review of the state's voter rolls, saying officials had discovered as many as 95,000 non-citizens registered to vote.

Within days, the secretary of state’s office backtracked on the announcement after discovering that its original list was not properly vetted.
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Old 28.05.2019, 22:11
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Today, we broke ground on a plant that will provide jobs for up to 15,000 Wisconsin Workers!
As Foxconn has discovered, there is no better place to build, hire and grow than right here in the United States!
One year later, Foxconn has yet to employ a single Wisconsin worker, and is reportedly scaling back those plans to invest in the state, citing high labor costs in the U.S!

There is also some concern that the Environmental Protection Agency somehow fudged concerns that the plant might cause violation of federal smog standards.
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One year later, Foxconn has yet to employ a single Wisconsin worker, and is reportedly scaling back those plans to invest in the state, citing high labor costs in the U.S!

There is also some concern that the Environmental Protection Agency somehow fudged concerns that the plant might cause violation of federal smog standards.
true, buuuut if you leave the facts out of it then its 'Promises made promises kept'

In other news, politicians are by and large opportunistic scum, but once upon a time they felt they had to keep their essential scumminess hidden and at least pretend not to be hypocrites. Not today. http://time.com/5597395/mitch-mcconn...me-court-2020/ ho hum
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

So Mueller was as clear as he could be,
  • The Russians interfered to damage the Clinton campaign.
  • If the office of the Special counsel could say Spanky didn't commit crimes they would have said so.
  • The Special counsel is bound by DOJ policy not to indict a sitting president.
  • If the President cannot be indicted it was unfair to accuse him.
so, the Spanky presidency is illegitimate and he committed crimes that he can't be accused of. This is hilarious and sad in equal measures.
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Well, I didn't find the Mueller press conference enlightening. If anything, he toed the line and presented nothing revelatory other than what has already been covered. And so Dems will hear what they want and Republicans will infer what they will. I actually thought Mueller would bring something more substantiative to the press conference. But, same old same old...

Which begs the question of obstruction... Can one be accused of obstruction if they are in fact innocent? Why presume that Trump is guilty of colluding with Russians? (frankly not sure his intellect is capable of collusion! Sad but true!)

I think there is a larger story here and Mueller's conference is timely as good ole Hilary, Obama, and Comey may have some secrets regarding surveillance which may hurt the Dems. Don't get me started on Brennan...
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Old 29.05.2019, 20:28
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Well, I didn't find the Mueller press conference enlightening. If anything, he toed the line and presented nothing revelatory other than what has already been covered. And so Dems will hear what they want and Republicans will infer what they will. I actually thought Mueller would bring something more substantiative to the press conference. But, same old same old...

Which begs the question of obstruction... Can one be accused of obstruction if they are in fact innocent? Why presume that Trump is guilty of colluding with Russians? (frankly not sure his intellect is capable of collusion! Sad but true!)

I think there is a larger story here and Mueller's conference is timely as good ole Hilary, Obama, and Comey may have some secrets regarding surveillance which may hurt the Dems. Don't get me started on Brennan...
"Can one be accused of obstruction if they are in fact innocent?", you are really ignorant of the US law?
Everybody accused of any crime is innocent until found guilty; this is known as the legal principle of the presumption of innocence (ei incumbit probatio qui dicit, non qui negat)!
Mueller clearly stated " If President Donald Trump had not committed a crime, investigators would have said so.

Is that really so hard to understand?

Whataboutery about the Dems is not relevant!
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"Can one be accused of obstruction if they are in fact innocent?", you are really ignorant of the US law?
Everybody accused of any crime is innocent until found guilty; this is known as the legal principle of the presumption of innocence (ei incumbit probatio qui dicit, non qui negat)!
Mueller clearly stated " If President Donald Trump had not committed a crime, investigators would have said so.

Is that really so hard to understand?

Whataboutery about the Dems is not relevant!
Wong Martin! What Mueller stated was, "If we had had CONFIDENCE that the President did not CLEARLY commit a crime we would have said so"

"Confidence" and "Clearly" being the operative words here. And we are left just where we were. Subjectivity plays a role in Mueller's statements as well. And my thoughts, if they do try and impeach Trump, that will only galvanize his support base and we are stuck with him for yet another 4 years...

What is more interesting to me is what Barr may uncover as my sense is Hillary and Obama colluded to spy on Trump and gain info. But maybe I am wrong... Who knows?
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Old 29.05.2019, 21:18
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Wong Martin! What Mueller stated was, "If we had had CONFIDENCE that the President did not CLEARLY commit a crime we would have said so"

"Confidence" and "Clearly" being the operative words here. And we are left just where we were. Subjectivity plays a role in Mueller's statements as well. And my thoughts, if they do try and impeach Trump, that will only galvanize his support base and we are stuck with him for yet another 4 years...

What is more interesting to me is what Barr may uncover as my sense is Hillary and Obama colluded to spy on Trump and gain info. But maybe I am wrong... Who knows?
Irrelevant whataboutism and you can't even be bothered to spell my name correctly
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Irrelevant whataboutism and you can't even be bothered to spell my name correctly
My bad...Sorry Marton!
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano on Wednesday said special counsel Robert Mueller "basically" said in a public statement that his office would have indicted President Trump had he not been president.

“This is even stronger than the language in his report
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Every day more bad news for Trump
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Old 29.05.2019, 22:21
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

All the major US stock indices crashed down again today!

As posted before, Trump has no strategies; only tactics which are often conflicting or competing! In this case, trade wars versus economy growth.
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Old 30.05.2019, 13:38
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Spanky will be so happy to hear this
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European officials warn that US stocks are overpriced!

"Prices seem detached from their underlying fundamentals," the European Central Bank said in their biannual report
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Old 30.05.2019, 17:16
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Spanky getting very confused; poor old guy!
Now he has admitted Russia helped elect him!!
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Russia, Russia, Russia! That’s all you heard at the beginning of this Witch Hunt Hoax...And now Russia has disappeared because I had nothing to do with Russia helping me to get elected.
It was a crime that didn’t exist.

So now the Dems and their partner, the Fake News Media, say he fought back against this phony crime that didn’t exist, this horrendous false accusation, and he shouldn’t fight back, he should just sit back and take it.
Could this be Obstruction? No, Mueller didn’t find Obstruction either.
Presidential Harassment!
Yesterday he said "the case is closed" but today a series of tweets and 17 minutes of remarks to reporters at the White House on the topic!

BoyleSports, Ireland’s biggest independent bookmaker, slashed the odds Trumps will be impeached in his first term from 8/1 to 2/1, according to an announcement from the bookmaker today.
Strange, with a GOP Senate majority there is no chance Trump will be impeached!!
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Good example of Trump's conflicting tactics

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The Trump administration is reportedly preparing to threaten Mexico with tariffs unless the country does more to limit the number of Central American migrants applying for asylum at the U.S.-Mexico border.
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How this meshes with the Trump administration plans to get congressional approval for the new NAFTA which is his only major trade deal so far is unknown!
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

Trump continues with conflicting tactics!

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On June 10th, the United States will impose a 5% Tariff on all goods coming into our Country from Mexico, until such time as illegal migrants coming through Mexico, and into our Country, STOP.
The Tariff will gradually increase until the Illegal Immigration problem is remedied,..
First reaction has US stock futures crashing down, Dow below 25,000 for the fourth time during the last 12 months; each time caused by Trump chaos

Even his own party
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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) condemned President Trump's new tariffs on Mexico late Thursday, calling the move a "misuse" of presidential tariff authority and cautioning the levies could derail passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
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Re: Will Trump be a Good President?

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I never called Meghan Markle “nasty.” Made up by the Fake News Media, and they got caught cold! Will @CNN, @nytimes and others apologize? Doubt it!

2:44 PM - 2 Jun 2019
Actually it is on tape, here, after ca. 30 seconds. This video link is published by an official Trump campaign.
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