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      03-05-2020, 02:49 PM   #9769
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Facebook decides to take down Trump 2020 campaign's 'census' ads https://reut.rs/3ctKdnH
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A big miss........

Facebook decides to take down Trump 2020 campaign's 'census' ads https://reut.rs/3ctKdnH
How can this be a miss for Trump? It wasn't an action that he took.
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A big miss........

Facebook decides to take down Trump 2020 campaign's 'census' ads https://reut.rs/3ctKdnH
How can this be a miss for Trump? It wasn't an action that he took.
Truman: the buck stops here.

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Last nights Trump Town Hall on Fox was a big win for Trump. I know the folks who see orange whenever he's on the screen wont admit this, but Trump handled himself perfectly at the town hall. This wasn't the showman/performer you see hamming it up at his rallies, which are just masturbatory (I don't mean that derogatorily). He was funny, quick, affable, and didn't dodge any question.

How could anyone watch this, then watch Biden's eyes exploding performance at any of the Dem debates or town halls and think he has a chance against the Don.

Just watch him talk about about prepping for Bernie or Biden: 21:50 mark

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Quite..Schumeer might threaten Trumps economic adviser.
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A very important quote in that article about jobs:

"The monthly job gain comes from a survey of payrolls in the second week of February, predating the viral outbreak."

The economy is undeniable strong, as it has been for a while, but the economic impact of covid is going to be harsh with Q2 GDP expected to be flat, or even negative.
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A very important quote in that article about jobs:

"The monthly job gain comes from a survey of payrolls in the second week of February, predating the viral outbreak."

The economy is undeniable strong, as it has been for a while, but the economic impact of covid is going to be harsh with Q2 GDP expected to be flat, or even negative.
And of course it'll be Orange Man's fault!
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And of course it'll be Orange Man's fault!
He's handled the economy fine so far, but I fear how he reacts when the economy stops chugging along. He doesn't have too many bullets in his arsenal since interest rates are exceedingly low (and can't do much to cure a supply issue), and government spending is already through the roof.

I wouldn't be surprised if he starts floating ideas about airline bailouts and other things....he is the ultimate Keynesian, afterall.
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But this data was compiled before the virus hit our shores. The timing of the virus, it now spreading into the US, the poor handling of the virus response by Trump's administration, and the financial fallout could not come at a worse time for him.
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A little early for COVID-19 worries to be impacting the jobs market, innit?

Hell, it didn't even impact the stock markets until less than 2 weeks ago. Why would any thinking person expect it to have impacted the Feb jobs report?

237K jobs is a good number, solidly beating the forecast, and I'm glad. Nothing to write home about, however, is it?

...Monthly payroll gains averaged 231,000 over the past six months...

So just slightly above the 6 mo average.
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A little early for COVID-19 worries to be impacting the jobs market, innit?

Hell, it didn't even impact the stock markets until less than 2 weeks ago. Why would any thinking person expect it to have impacted the Feb jobs report?

237K jobs is a good number, solidly beating the forecast, and I'm glad. Nothing to write home about, however, is it?

...Monthly payroll gains averaged 231,000 over the past six months...

So just slightly above the 6 mo average.
Accurate - Though I'd still call that a win... It's not like some folks here will call it a loss if/when it doesn't hit the forecast numbers
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Truman: the buck stops here.

Great saying, great man
After all your goings on about John McCain and Trump, I am surprised that you would revere the person that fired General Douglas MacArthur, who was a truly great man.

"The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other." - Douglas MacArthur
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Accurate - Though I'd still call that a win... It's not like some folks here will call it a loss if/when it doesn't hit the forecast numbers
A "hit" rather than a "miss", sure, I can agree with that.

The poster I quoted seemed a bit overly enthusiastic for the given scenario, IMO. Reasonable people can disagree, however.
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After all your goings on about John McCain and Trump, I am surprised that you would revere the person that fired General Douglas MacArthur, who was a truly great man.

"The world is in a constant conspiracy against the brave. It's the age-old struggle: the roar of the crowd on the one side, and the voice of your conscience on the other." - Douglas MacArthur
MacArthur ws overrated. Study the history. Truman was absolutely correct in firing him. Ask me why, if you dare........
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MacArthur ws overrated. Study the history. Truman was absolutely correct in firing him. Ask me why, if you dare........
Probably because you read things like this:
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/histo...red-180960622/

My comment still stands.
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Probably because you read things like this:
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/histo...red-180960622/

My comment still stands.
MacArthur's role in the suppression of the Bonus Army was shameful, especially as Army Chief of Staff and disregarding a direct order from the President not to clear out the WW1 veterans at their Anacostia camp.

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MacArthur ws overrated. Study the history. Truman was absolutely correct in firing him. Ask me why, if you dare........
Agreed, he was easily one of the most overrated generals of WW2 on any side and needlessly got a lot of people killed because of his ego. The only worse one for the US IMO was Mark Clark.
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MacArthur ws overrated. Study the history. Truman was absolutely correct in firing him. Ask me why, if you dare........
Probably because you read things like this:
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/histo...red-180960622/

My comment still stands.
Never read that.

MacArthur had his moments, was probably an above average general, but that ego........

But the main reason he was fired was for wanting to use nuclear weapons against the Chinese. And being insubordinate.
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Win.

Last nights Trump Town Hall on Fox was a big win for Trump. I know the folks who see orange whenever he's on the screen wont admit this, but Trump handled himself perfectly at the town hall. This wasn't the showman/performer you see hamming it up at his rallies, which are just masturbatory (I don't mean that derogatorily). He was funny, quick, affable, and didn't dodge any question.

How could anyone watch this, then watch Biden's eyes exploding performance at any of the Dem debates or town halls and think he has a chance against the Don.

Just watch him talk about about prepping for Bernie or Biden: 21:50 mark

If you want your President to practice a running standup routine, and denigrate others, he's your man.
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