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  1. Thread: Trump's Economy

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    Recession watch

    In spite of bad journalism, a recession is a broad contraction in economic activity. Given the tiny share of the US economy that manufacturing comprises Ė 11% of the economy and a smaller share of...
  2. Thread: Gun Control

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    Go back to the original intent. Look at the...

    Go back to the original intent.
    Look at the Constitution, at the time it was written.
    Define arms.

    Four to six foot long, muzzle-loading flintlocks.

    I have no problem with free ownership and...
  3. Thread: Gun Control

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    Did someone say "replacement"? Nope.

    Did someone say "replacement"?
    Nope.
  4. Thread: Gun Control

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    In California, that started under Governor Ronald...

    In California, that started under Governor Ronald W. Reagan, and continued under later GOPers.
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    Reportedly George W. Bush lost a debate when he...

    Reportedly George W. Bush lost a debate when he was young, and said later that he would never be "out-bubba'd" again.
    Talk about dumbing down ... the GOPers are the masters of that realm!
  6. Thread: Gun Control

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    So, would you then agree to "sacrifice" AR-15...

    So, would you then agree to "sacrifice" AR-15 type assault rifles, for the sole purpose of keeping America free from mass murder?
    After all, they are easily obtained, and therefore cheaply valued.
  7. Thread: Gun Control

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    There we have it, folks. The defender of the...

    There we have it, folks.
    The defender of the weapon of choice of mass murderers.
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    Probably some GOPer ... ha!

    Probably some GOPer ... ha!
  9. Thread: Gun Control

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    Reuters, Nov 12, 2019— The US Supreme Court on...

    Reuters, Nov 12, 2019—

    The US Supreme Court on Tuesday dealt a blow to the firearms industry, rejecting Remington Arms’ bid to escape a lawsuit by families of victims aiming to hold the gun maker...
  10. Thread: Trump's Economy

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    The fiscal fiasco thus far

    2016 Budget proposals (issued Feb 2, 2015) vs. Actual results and current forecasts
    US$ Billion

    _ _ _ Balance (actual) _ _ Debt held by public (actual)
    2016 _ -474 (-585)_ _ _ _ _ 14,108...
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    tbm3fan, Interesting point, but not mine. I’m...

    tbm3fan,
    Interesting point, but not mine.
    I’m looking for a party that said, “We’re fascists, and proud of it!” And, then got elected legitimately.

    Firestorm,
    I assure you I know what fascism...
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    I was trying to come up with an example of a...

    I was trying to come up with an example of a fascist party being elected as a fascist party Ė rather than as something else, and then becoming fascist Ė but kept drawing a blank. Mussolini had...
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    In this context, I think "dumb" might be more...

    In this context, I think "dumb" might be more appropriate than "mute."
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    The economic cost of unrest

    To put it in perspective, Ö


    Preliminary reports Ė there are no hard numbers to back up the commentary Ė put third quarter real GDP at -2.9%.

    Just to remind us about the structure of the Hong...
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    Russian? I think you mean "Republican." I know...

    Russian? I think you mean "Republican."
    I know the two can be easily confused these days, but in the case of Hillary Clinton's comments about someone grooming a spoiler candidate it was in reference...
  16. Thread: Trump's Economy

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    And so it slows

    The US economy barely scratched out a 2% real growth rate in the third quarter of 2019, as compared to the same 2018 period. The annualized, quarter-to-quarter headline figure was just 1.9%, the...
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    When you read about Rudy this, and Rudy that,...

    When you read about Rudy this, and Rudy that, does anyone else think of the subway monster in Men In Black?
    All teeth, and no brains?
  18. Thread: Trump's Economy

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    Whatís your inflation rate?

    Source: https://data.bls.gov/PDQWeb/ap

    If you live in a major American city, the rate of inflation has been historically low for a very long time. Yet, many people donít seem to think thatís the...
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    Iím not saying there wasnít a democratic mandate...

    Iím not saying there wasnít a democratic mandate for Brexit at the time.

    Iím just saying if I narrowly decided to order fish at a restaurant that was known for chicken, but said it was happy to...
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    tbm3fan, The core issue is that the Basic Law...

    tbm3fan,

    The core issue is that the Basic Law offers rights and freedoms that the HK SAR Government cannot guarantee. Until (and unless) the CCP decides to back off and let the SAR Government...
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