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Spin Zone / Re: He's done it
« on: February 16, 2019, 07:13:37 PM »
https://thehill.com/opinion/judiciary/430335-why-trump-will-win-the-wall-fight

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In the matter of the border wall, Congress could not have been more clear where it was heading. It put itself on the path to institutional irrelevancy, and it has finally arrived. I do not agree there is a national emergency on the southern border, but I do believe President Trump will prevail. This crisis is not the making of Donald Trump. This is the making of Congress.

For decades, Congress frittered away control over its authority, including the power of the purse. I have testified before Congress, warning about the expansion of executive power and the failure of Congress to guard its own authority. The two primary objections have been Congress giving presidents largely unchecked authority and undedicated money. The wall funding controversy today is a grotesque result of both of these failures.

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While Democrats insist this emergency declaration is simply an effort to use executive power to get what Congress would not give Trump, any litigation would be an effort to use judicial power to do much the same thing. The House of Representatives would try to convince a federal judge of the merits against a wall, after failing to convince enough members of Congress to override the emergency declaration and a presidential veto.

That brings us back to Holmes. Congress has the authority to rescind the national emergency declaration of Trump with a vote of both chambers. The legislative branch should do so. If Congress cannot muster the votes, however, a federal judge is unlikely to do so. Simply put, the courts were not created to protect Congress from itself. Congress has been heading to hell for decades, and it is a bit late to complain about the destination.

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Spin Zone / Re: Invasive hippos in Columbia
« on: February 13, 2019, 03:51:46 PM »

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Spin Zone / Re: Trump tax cut, no personal exemption
« on: February 13, 2019, 10:12:40 AM »
It's amazing to see all the news stories about people being pissed about smaller tax refunds.  Then waaaaaaaaaay down the story it finally says that taxes are lower and withholding was lower so people really ended up with more money.  But no... they only see their refunds, not the larger paychecks.  Tax refunds are NOT gifts from the government!

It’s shocking the number of people that can’t see that all they’ve done is give the government an interest free loan when they get a rebate check.

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They didn’t learn from the mortgage loan fiasco. Giving loans to people who cannot afford them is cruel to them, it’s not doing them a favor. It leads to bankruptcy and ruined credit. They never learn to live within their means. There is a disturbing trend among the young to expect middle class lifestyle before they’ve earned it. New cars, big houses, before they have built a solid financial foundation.

One of the primary driving forces for cheap easy money are the Democrats.

Also in the government wanting to economic engineer as well as the the car manufacturers lobby, the cheap easy money promotes selling more cars.  Loans are not uncommon in the 72 month range, which if one does the math, is down right stupid.

I pay cash for cars and drive used ones.  Buying anything new that depreciates as bad as an auto is simply tossing good money away.

 Also, this is right below the surface, just as the cheap easy mortgages. This will rear its ugly head again soon as more people start defaulting.

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Spin Zone / Re: Green New Deal
« on: February 09, 2019, 08:14:34 AM »
The deception in all of this is these are just trial balloons being floated, to see what takes hold.

The progressives have been set back in a major way.  First, they finally won the White House with the Empty Suit.  He was suppose to bring about their fundamental transformation which in part would have ensured that the conservatives would never hold power again.  Then he got caught up in the celebrity of being president and, as an amateur would do, began screwing up left and right. 

 Their next hope was a sickly tired old crook, Felonious Von Pantsuits.  She could be easily bought and with her pathological lying disorder she would never feel anything about screwing someone, or group over.  Plus she had a political machine to help her rig the election, so it would be a shoe in.

The Nov 2016 happened.  The epic meltdown began when they (progressives) lost the WH and congress.  Their dreams were shattered, and now they realized it would take years to get back where they were in 2009. 

 The progressives are dismayed that there are actually people in this country that will not follow them.  So?  Well that's obvious, destroy all those who will not comply, and destroy anything that those "dispicable deplorables" will listen to and agree with.

 They need something, anything, to wrestle power back to them in 2020.  The current President has pointed out and called out all of their failures, as well as pulling back the curtain to let Americans see just how vile and contemptible the progressives truly are.

 In progressive mentality, they feel their base will expand by starting the wholesale socialist state by giving everything away for free (well, not exactly free, but the masses don't need to know the details, after all, socialism is for the people, not the socialist). 

 Stay tuned, as we have not seen the bottom of how low they will go yet.

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Spin Zone / Re: Joke Thread: Post 'em if ya got 'em
« on: February 06, 2019, 04:34:22 PM »
1. Teaching Math In the 1960s

A logger sells a truckload of timber for $100.  His cost of production is 4/5 of the price. What is his profit?



 
2. Teaching Math In the 1970s

A logger sells a truckload of timber for $100.  His cost of production is 4/5 of the price, or $80. What is his profit?


 

3. Teaching Math In the 1980s

A logger sells a truckload of timber for $100.  His cost of production is $80.

Did he make a profit ? Yes or No
 



4. Teaching Math In the 1990s

A logger sells a truckload of timber for $100.  His cost of production is $80 and his profit is $20.

Your assignment: Underline the number 20.



5. Teaching Math In 2018

(a) A logger cuts down a beautiful forest because he is selfish and inconsiderate and cares nothing for the habitat of animals or the preservation of our woodlands.  He does this so he can make a profit of just $20.

What do you think of this way of making a living?

(b) Topic for class participation after answering question (a):

How did the birds and squirrels feel as the logger cut down their homes?

Please note: There are no wrong answers - feel free to express your feelings e.g, anger, anxiety, inadequacy, helplessness etc.

(Should you require debriefing at the conclusion of the exam, there are counsellors available to assist you adjust back into the real world.)





6. Teaching Math In 2050

هاتشيرو تبيع كارلواد من نهاب100 دولار.  تكلفةالإنتاج هو80 دولاراً. كيف

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Spin Zone / Re: Trump Approval Rating 48%
« on: February 06, 2019, 08:41:06 AM »
George Papadopoulos, pled guilty to charges of lying to the FBI

A process crime.  No relation to "Russian Collusion".  Papadopoulas was hardly considered a confidant or even a part of the President's inner circle.  Evidence also highly suggest Papadopoulas was set up by the FBI.

Paul Manafort, found guilty of five counts of tax fraud, one of the four counts of failing to disclose his foreign bank accounts, and two counts of bank fraud

 Very briefly served as campaign manager.  The tax fraud was years old case with no connections to the Trump campaign or "Russia Collusion". The tax case was actually considered by the US prosecutor years earlier and was turned down for investigation.

 Bank fraud is a process crime.  Even the US Attorney's office didn't want to investigate.

 BTW, Manafort had ties to Robert Mueller and a Russian oligarch who was instrumental in arranging the Uranium One deal.

Rick Gates- guilty of conspiracy

Low Level campaign official, not a part of the President's inner circle.  Nothing to do with "Russia Collusion".  Process crime.

(note) Gates has a history of lying, unreliable as a witness)

Yevgeny Prigozhin and his companies, for their activities in getting up troll farms to influence the election
Richard Pinedo- pled guilty to charges of identity theft
Alex van der Zwaan-pled guilty to charges of lying to the FBI
Konstantin Kilimnik-obstruction of justice

None of the above were connected with the Trump Campaign.  Certainly none were considered to be confidants of President Trump.  Again, process crimes not worthy of a SP investigation.

Michael Cohen-tax, bank, and finance charges

One of many attorneys that has worked for DJT while he was in business.  Never was his lead attorney.  Again, process crimes having nothing to do with DJT or the Trump campaign, and nothing to do with "Russia Collusion".


Roger Stone-indicted for lying to Congress

Process crime.  No evidence of "Russia Collusion".  His only crime was being a friend of DJT for decades.

Michael Flynn-pled guilty to charges of lying to the FBI, and was accused of outright treason by Judge Emmett Sullivan

 Go look up treason and you'll see how ridiculous that was.

 Gen Flynn was fired by BHO while he was Director of DIA.  Flynn disagreed with BHO on several national issues, Benghazi being one of them.  BHO advised Trump not to hire him, and was infuriated when DJT did just that.

 It's now know through evidence McCabe (Fired former Deputy FBI Director) set up Flynn to be fired.   Through evidence obtained it also shows the FBI agents who interviewed Flynn stated they felt he wasn't lying.

 BTW, Gen Flynn is a registered democrat.

Of course, the obvious question is why did all these people lie to officials if no one did anything wrong?

 Please go read the actual, real evidence involved.  It's obvious you haven't.

 If lying to congress is a crime, why isn't Hillary Clinton, James Comey, James Clapper, John Brennan, Peter Strzok, Lisa Page, Andrew McCabe, Rod Rosenstein and Bruce Ohr being indicted?   They all have recorded testimony in which they have proven to have lied to congress.

 As the old saying goes "A good prosecutor can indict a ham sandwich".

 Get some facts and get back to us.

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Spin Zone / Re: SOTU
« on: February 05, 2019, 07:36:03 PM »
Gotta love Chucky Schumer hunkered over, smirking.

He looks like a pedophile watching a playground.

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Spin Zone / Re: Where is RBG?
« on: February 05, 2019, 06:23:19 PM »
Body double?


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Spin Zone / Re: Where is RBG?
« on: February 04, 2019, 10:07:15 AM »
The Constitution is not silent on this.  The phrase used is "shall hold their offices during good behavior" and is understood by all involved to mean for life.  Changing this is either an amendment explicitly changing it or a legal argument to convince the Supreme Court justices that when they are viewed as "unviable" then they'll be kicked out.  I don't see a single justice agreeing to that.

If you want to make an argument to change the definition, be very, very sure that you like what it says when the other guys are in power.

 Please cite your reference, and how it "is understood by all involved to mean for life".

 

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The progressive playbook is to dig into an opponent's past for any dirt they can find, then, with the help of their MSM, go apocalyptic with demands of resignation and withdrawal.   

 When they can't find dirt, the next move is to manufacture the dirt, then, once again with the MSM help, go for blood.

 And when it happens to one of their own,  especially when the evidence is true, the real fun begins to watch how the MSM soft pedals the news and the progressives try to tell us "no big deal, he's changed" or some bullshit along those lines.

 The female Barrack will of course use this to promote herself as will several other progressives (sacrifices must be made for the good of the party ya know).

 Bottom line:  Everybody has done some stupid crap in their youth, it's just part of growing up.   The progressives start this crap and have used it effectively, never thinking it could happen to them.   What's that saying about glass houses?

 Northam's political career is now toast.  Go back and watch what he did to Gillespie during the race for Governor.  He ran ads and constantly (projection) commented about how racist Gillespie was supposedly. 

 This will be interesting to watch over the next few days.

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Spin Zone / Re: 2020
« on: February 01, 2019, 11:27:16 AM »

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Spin Zone / Re: 2020
« on: February 01, 2019, 08:14:18 AM »
I think you're right.  An "Obama" will emerge out of nowhere, perhaps a female Obama.  Well spoken, good looking, far left, but that can pretend she's a also a "moderate".  She will be owned by the Soros types like all the rest. 

Look for Komrade Kuomo to start making noise.  No, he's not the next Obama.  He's the next failed Pres candidate.

BHO was groomed for his role by his handlers.  In the context of things, this proved to be remarkably effective (they get the presidency).

However, he failed as he got caught up in the celebrity of being president.  This caused him to squander many opportunities to "fundamentally transform the US" as he promised.   He was also an amateur and began to think he got there based upon his skill, which caused him to go against his handlers on occasion.

 They learned a lot from BHO.   They won't repeat those mistakes again.

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