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Forum: Off Topic - General Today, 03:28 PM
Replies: 94
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Posted By Clocker
Must be true. Those Alpha Males have a bond that...

Must be true. Those Alpha Males have a bond that doesn't let them lie to one another. And I'm sure that Trump assured Putin that from the cold war on, the US has never tried to influence the...
Forum: Off Topic - General Today, 12:27 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,496
Posted By Clocker
It's called hyperbole, a rhetorical device used...

It's called hyperbole, a rhetorical device used to call attention to an unreasonable idea through exaggeration.

But on a full spectrum, Trump is closer to that end of the range than on the end of...
Forum: Off Topic - General Today, 12:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,496
Posted By Clocker
What has that got to do with Trump? He doesn't...

What has that got to do with Trump? He doesn't process information, he reacts to it viscerally.

The basic issue is that Trump said that our allies are our foes. Quibbling about anything beyond...
Forum: Off Topic - General Today, 10:18 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 23,569
Posted By Clocker
"Stocks Slammed on Latest Trump Tariff Fears" ...

"Stocks Slammed on Latest Trump Tariff Fears"

https://www.thestreet.com/markets/stocks-fall-as-wall-street-weighs-new-trade-threats-from-trump-14632040

Trump's trade policies are based on the...
Forum: Off Topic - General Today, 09:19 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,496
Posted By Clocker
And he doesn't understand that the trade deficit...

And he doesn't understand that the trade deficit is one side of a coin. The other side of the coin is the capital surplus. He should love that, because it is always zero-sum. The money leaving the...
Forum: Off Topic - General Today, 08:59 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,496
Posted By Clocker
My comment was very accurate in pointing out that...

My comment was very accurate in pointing out that when asked about America's foes, the first thing on his mind and the first thing out of his mouth was the EU. If the EU is our foe, then the whole...
Forum: Off Topic - General Today, 08:47 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 23,569
Posted By Clocker
They are reopening because steel prices are going...

They are reopening because steel prices are going up and those plants can now operate at a profit.

None of what you said changes the facts. Tariffs are increasing the costs of goods to American...
Forum: Off Topic - General Yesterday, 10:52 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 1,496
Posted By Clocker
He summed up the results himself. When an...

He summed up the results himself. When an interviewer asked him to name America's biggest foe globally, Trump's first response was the European Union.

...
Forum: Off Topic - General Yesterday, 09:34 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 893
Posted By Clocker
Over 60% of the federal budget is spent on...

Over 60% of the federal budget is spent on entitlements. Total government spending at all levels, including transfer payments, are equal to over 40% of GNP. Some top earners pay over half of their...
Forum: Off Topic - General Yesterday, 09:12 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 23,569
Posted By Clocker
How, pray tell?

How, pray tell?
Forum: Off Topic - General Yesterday, 09:09 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 893
Posted By Clocker
I am merely pointing out the inconsistency of...

I am merely pointing out the inconsistency of supporting tax cuts and new tariffs at the same time. For lower income consumers, the tariffs could more than offset the tax cuts.

I am not in favor...
Forum: Off Topic - General Yesterday, 08:01 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 23,569
Posted By Clocker
Three things, aside from the weird idea of using...

Three things, aside from the weird idea of using HuffPo as a source of information about any thing: One, that was written long before Trump imposed the tariffs.

Two: Whether or not it starts a...
Forum: Off Topic - General Yesterday, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1,945
Views: 91,420
Posted By Clocker
But Trump says that Germany paying money to...

But Trump says that Germany paying money to Russia is not fair.

So Trump thinks Germany should not be paying money to Russia, apparently because because both Germany and Russia are our foes.

...
Forum: Off Topic - General Yesterday, 05:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 893
Posted By Clocker
Here is a little secret inside information. Don't...

Here is a little secret inside information. Don't tell anyone, okay?

Tariffs are taxes.

Are those our dollars too?
Forum: Off Topic - General Yesterday, 05:27 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 23,569
Posted By Clocker
Or the price increase for anyone needing a solar...

Or the price increase for anyone needing a solar panel? Or anything made out of lumber? Or anything made out of steel or aluminum? Prices for all of those things, even from American companies, have...
Forum: Off Topic - General Yesterday, 10:18 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 2,233
Posted By Clocker
All caps and bold print with little content. How...

All caps and bold print with little content. How very Trumpian.
Forum: Off Topic - General Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 23,569
Posted By Clocker
Trump's first tariffs directly on consumer goods...

Trump's first tariffs directly on consumer goods have resulted in a 16.4% increase in washing machine prices in 3 months.
...
Forum: Off Topic - General Yesterday, 08:25 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 893
Posted By Clocker
That's always been Number One on my list of...

That's always been Number One on my list of criteria for electing a leader. Too many nitpickers are more concerned with content. :rolleyes:
Forum: Off Topic - General 07-14-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 788
Views: 55,880
Posted By Clocker
Please wake me up when that happens. I'll be...

Please wake me up when that happens. I'll be taking a dirt nap. :sleeping:
Forum: Off Topic - General 07-13-2018, 12:54 AM
Replies: 837
Views: 23,569
Posted By Clocker
The articles I post here show that Trump's trade...

The articles I post here show that Trump's trade policies are a YUGE benefit to major corporations like the American steel industry at the expense of American consumers.

You may take the "short...
Forum: Off Topic - General 07-12-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 510
Posted By Clocker
And then we can all live happily ever after....

And then we can all live happily ever after. :jump:


Nebraska has a non-partisan legislature. Candidates do not have party labels on the ballot and do not refer to any party affiliation while...
Forum: Off Topic - General 07-12-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 23,569
Posted By Clocker
I was hoping for "objective". I would have been...

I was hoping for "objective". I would have been content with "rational". :rolleyes:

P.S. BMWs are now made in America. But don't sweat it, The Donald didn't know that either. :p
Forum: Off Topic - General 07-12-2018, 09:53 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 23,569
Posted By Clocker
The only trade issues that need to be corrected...

The only trade issues that need to be corrected are over-regulation and tariffs. Trump claims to be a free trader, but he is not even close to being one. He is either lying or delusional. He is a...
Forum: Off Topic - General 07-12-2018, 08:54 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 2,071
Posted By Clocker
People in a democracy get the government that...

People in a democracy get the government that they deserve.

On both sides of the aisle.
Forum: Off Topic - General 07-12-2018, 08:08 PM
Replies: 837
Views: 23,569
Posted By Clocker
Wow, if that doesn't put an end to the Never...

Wow, if that doesn't put an end to the Never Trump critics and win him the Nobel Peace Prize, then there is no hope for the planet. :headbanger:
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