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#1512575 --- 01/19/18 08:39 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! [Re: Formermac]
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#1512576 --- 01/19/18 09:49 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! [Re: Formermac]
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https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/fact...m=.b0e2969bba53


Remember when the lying president Trump called the economy fake news while Obama was in office?
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#1512667 --- 01/23/18 12:20 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! [Re: cwjga]
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#1512690 --- 01/23/18 08:35 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! [Re: cwjga]
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Why those corporate bonuses actually aren't great for you

Companies are announcing raises and bonuses, but is Trump’s tax plan the reason?

“The vast majority are doing it to win battle for talent, not because of the tax situation. Companies are struggling to find new employees and they’re struggling to hold on to existing ones, so they have to raise wages,” said Mark Zandi, chief economist at Moody’s Analytics. “Wage pressures are going to develop more fully here in 2018 — this is something that’s been building,” he said.

Zandi also pointed out that a number of minimum wage increases were set to kick in at the beginning of 2018 asWalmart that a catalyst for pay increases. “This puts real pressure on companies like Walmart that hires a lot of people that are over minimum wage, but just above,” he said.


More:
https://www.nbcnews.com/business/busines...-reason-n839871
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#1512694 --- 01/23/18 09:07 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! [Re: cwjga]
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#1512711 --- 01/24/18 11:35 AM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! [Re: cwjga]
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Lets talk about self inflicted wounds, it's been an entire year of watching Trump lie, name calling, claiming fake news etc but like the game of chess, his moves have come down to a couple maneuvers before he is check mated. Just think, an entire year of his shear nonsense.
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#1512712 --- 01/24/18 12:09 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! [Re: cwjga]
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NeverTrumpers Face Vexing Question: What to Make of Trump Successes?
Byron York

The start of President Trump's second year in office has given Republicans and conservatives an opportunity to review a solid list of achievements: corporate and individual tax cuts; economic growth; wage growth; a conservative Supreme Court justice; a record number of circuit court confirmations; deregulation; the defeat of ISIS and more. Each is a development worth celebrating, either by the standards of conservatism, or the general welfare, or both.

But for NeverTrump conservatives, the list presents a challenge. Many support the actions, like cutting taxes and reducing regulation, on Trump's list. Yet some have also staked their credibility and prestige on declaring Trump's election an unmitigated, historic disaster that will lead to an autocratic, dystopian future. Many want to force Trump out of office, either by impeachment, the 25th Amendment, or, at latest, defeat in 2020.

So how to deal with the current good news?

The most extreme NeverTrumpers, like The Washington Post's Jennifer Rubin, simply rail against everything the president does. But more sophisticated NeverTrumpers are looking for nuanced ways to recognize the president's accomplishments while maintaining that he is a menace -- and that they have been right about him all along.

One strategy is to concede some of Trump's successes while insisting that the sum total of NeverTrump objections outweighs those gains.

At the Weekly Standard, for example, the editors recently cited some of Trump's accomplishments and asked: "Isn't it time for Trump's conservative critics to acknowledge his election was worth it?" Their answer: No.


While citing a few of Trump's accomplishments, the publication argued that the president's endorsement of Roy Moore in Alabama, his firing of FBI Director James Comey, his bombastic tweets about North Korea, loose-lipped meeting with Russian diplomats, response to Charlottesville, and "shithole" nations remark, along with other things, more than offset goods like wage growth, job creation and a victory against terrorism.

The magazine's founder and editor-at-large, Bill Kristol, remains committed to Trump's defeat. Asked recently what Americans should do if Trump's four years in office turn out well for the country, Kristol answered, "We should pocket those gains (and) heave an unbelievable sigh of relief.

"I am still very much for constraining Trump to four years," Kristol added. "And nothing that could happen, honestly, at this point could tell me Donald Trump should be re-elected."

To that end, Kristol -- who in 2016 led a quixotic effort to find a third-party candidate to run against Trump and last year said "disposing of Trump ... can't be done in a day" -- said he is "quietly" working on efforts to mount a 2020 challenge should the president run for re-election.

Other NeverTrumpers keep hope alive for impeachment. Max Boot, of the Council on Foreign Relations, worries that Republicans might maintain control of the House in November's elections, which would lower the chances of impeachment to nearly zero. So Boot, a lifelong Republican, is pulling for Democrats.


"I worked as an adviser on three Republican presidential campaigns," Boot said recently, "but now I'm actively rooting for Republicans to lose the congressional elections ... because the Republicans have shown they are unwilling to uphold their oaths of office."

At The New York Times, conservative columnist Bret Stephens, author of the recent piece, "Why I'm Still a NeverTrumper," argues that reflexive NeverTrumpism actually harms the effort to resist the president. Stephens recently took on Trump critics who denounce the president even when news is good -- as when Apple announced that it will bring back most of the $274 billion it has parked overseas, pay a $38 billion tax bill, and create another 20,000 jobs in the U.S. Slamming Trump over a development like that, Stephens wrote, does "damage ... to the anti-Trump cause."

Stephens did not spell it out, but a reasonable inference for those in NeverTrump world is that giving the president his due on good developments -- rather than entering the la-la-land of the Resistance -- will give NeverTrumpers credibility as they pursue the goal of getting rid of him.

Also at the Times, NeverTrump conservative columnist Ross Douthat -- all of the Times' conservative columnists are NeverTrumpers, which assures the paper a diversity of anti-Trump opinion -- recently debated NeverTrumper David Frum of The Atlantic on whether Trump's presidency has so far been a tragedy or a farce.


Frum, author of the new book "Trumpocracy," voted for tragedy, while Douthat said farce. Douthat, who once hoped Trump might be removed from office via the 25th Amendment, now seems resigned to the president finishing his term; Frum, who helped get the 25th Amendment talk going the day after the election, is still hoping for an early Trump exit.

Within the range of implacable opposition to Trump, there is a lot of variation in the NeverTrump world -- "9,000 cross-currents," as Kristol remarked recently. Before the election, NeverTrumpers were united by simple opposition to the Republican candidate. But Trump's presence in the White House has made things more difficult.

Trump will surely run into a major reversal someday; that's what happens to presidents. When it does, NeverTrumpers can say they called it long ago. But as long as Trump is piling up conservative achievements, life will remain complicated for the nation's NeverTrumpers.

(Byron York is chief political correspondent for The Washington Examiner.)


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#1512713 --- 01/24/18 12:19 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! [Re: cwjga]
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One can only laugh at the futile attempts to call this man Trump anything but a unethical crook. Reminds me of the story of the adjoining neighbor who constantly shows unusual and questionable activities while complaining about the cops "harassing" them, believe you me, you now have the authorities complete and undivided attention. LOL, I guess you're right, Trump's like a "successful" drug dealer who's life screams illegality.
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#1512714 --- 01/24/18 12:25 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! [Re: cwjga]
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Where was your man during the government shutdown? hiding behind his office door taking pot shots, only to come out of hiding once the Senate and House did all the dirty work, hmmmmm once again, similar to a unethical and dirty drug dealer, once the coast was cleared. wink


https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/24/politics/mueller-investigation-analysis/index.html
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#1512735 --- 01/25/18 01:05 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! Or Dem's losing [Re: cwjga]
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Progressives Torch Democrats For Ending Shutdown That Put Interests Of Illegal Aliens Over Citizens
Matt Vespa

Folks, let’s be honest. This shutdown fiasco was because of illegal immigration. There was no deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. There wasn’t even one to consider during the three-day shutdown that ended with the government reopening without Democrats getting anything for DACA recipients. After three days, the news media, and pretty much everyone else, were quite adamant that the Democrats lost this fight. Protections for DACA was already agreed to by both parties, Children’s Health Insurance Program is funded for six years, and FISA is going to be renewed. There was no changing of the agenda, only that Democrats just wanted to shut down the government to show that they’re willing to do anything for illegal aliens. If you were to guess that doesn’t poll well, you’d be correct. Hence, why Democrats sprinted for the exit on this shutdown fight as soon as the opportunity presented itself thanks for Senate Republicans. Literally nothing changed—and progressives were not happy, torching Shutdown Chuck and the rest of the Democratic Party for caving (via Politico):





Millions of people flooded the streets of every major American city to stand up to Trump this weekend,” tweeted Leah Greenberg, co-executive director of the influential activist network Indivisible. “Your constituents want you to fight. How can you possibly not understand that?”

[…]

“We have a way to address the fate of the Dreamers, starting right now instead of waiting until March,” Schumer said on the floor.

But activist groups that have provided his caucus crucial firepower during fights against GOP health care and tax bills were not buying that explanation.

Murshed Zaheed, political director of the liberal group CREDO Action, said Democrats’ decision shows Schumer’s willingness to betray progressives.

“Call it the #SchumerSellout,” he said in an interview. “Hashtagged.”

Ben Wikler, Washington director of MoveOn.org, slammed McConnell’s offer to Democrats and lamented the minority’s splintering over protecting Dreamers.

“What’s clear from today’s joke deal is that the grass-roots movement demanding unity and courage has a lot of work to do to ensure that the whole Democratic Caucus is ready to fight when the time comes,” he said in an interview.

United We Dream Executive Director Cristina Jiménez, whose group has mobilized its grass roots to push for Dreamer protection, tweeted that “Dems failed to fight & use their leverage to protect immigrant youth. A false promise to vote on immigration from Rs is not a strategy to win. We won’t be fooled. This vote means deportation.”






The deal that was hashed out was a three-week continuing resolution set to expire on February 8. In the interim, the Senate will hash out an agreement on DACA. If there is no agreement by February 8, the Senate will make this a primary action item, with votes to be held on DACA proper. The enforcement deadline for DACA’s wind down is in March, which makes this even more puzzling since this wasn’t exactly an emergency. In September of 2017, the Trump White House announced DACA’s gradual wind down, with a six-month enforcement delay to afford the legislature time to pass a DACA fix. Yet, while the far left of the Democratic Party is shooting inside the ship, Shutdown Chuck isn’t too bothered. He’s “pleased” with how things ended, though with his withdrawing of border wall funding from the table—a DACA deal is still very much a dubious proposition (via Washington Examiner):




Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., argued Tuesday that the three-week spending deal agreed Monday "advances the ball" toward a legislative fix for Dreamers, pushing back on criticism from progressives over their view that he caved by accepting the deal.

"We're very pleased with how things came out. We're a lot better off today when it comes to the cause of Dreamers than we were four or five days ago," Schumer said, pointing to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and his promise to bring legislation to the floor for Dreamers by Feb. 8.

Schumer was heartened that McConnell not only made the agreement with Democrats, but with members of his own caucus who want a legislative fix for recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, or DACA.

"We have renewed momentum. The Dreamer issue ... is much more highlighted, so we're very pleased with how it worked out," Schumer said during his weekly press conference. "When there's a Republican president, a Republican Senate, a Republican House that are quite recalcitrant against Dreamers, you aren't going to get it all at once. But we're going to keep fighting and we believe we will have a good victory."

"I think we advanced the ball for the Dreamers. We're proud of the role we played," Schumer said.

Former DNC chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) also argued that the shutdown created a “potential for momentum” on immigration reform. So, again, we’re going to hold the country hostage over illegal aliens. That’s what the Democrats want. The lack of strategy and messaging was evident with this shutdown as the news media skewered talking points; even fact-checking Democrats on air that made the party look even more ridiculous. Without a message, you have to wonder what the hell these folks were thinking. No one who isn’t a raging liberal, or a die-hard libertarian, likes illegal immigration.

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#1512736 --- 01/25/18 01:06 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! Or Dem's losing [Re: cwjga]
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#1512737 --- 01/25/18 01:20 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! Or Dem's losing [Re: cwjga]
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Trump changes his mind (whats left of it) one more time.

https://www.cnn.com/2018/01/24/politics/trump-citizenship/index.html

President Donald Trump on Wednesday opened the door to citizenship for young undocumented immigrants who came to the US as children, the first time he's explicitly said he'd accept a pathway to citizenship for them.
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#1512742 --- 01/25/18 06:47 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! Or Dem's losing [Re: kyle585]
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http://money.cnn.com/2018/01/24/news/com...id=hp-stack-dom

Let the price increases continue. Anyone with common sense already know why companies who made items in foreign countries had said items sent to the states for assemblies, to avoid tariffs, Mr. Trumpster, decides to exacerbate the problem by levying a tariff not only on washers but soon to follow, cell phones, televisions, dvds and any other appliances made in China, Taiwan or the Philippines. Guess where your tax cut just disappear to? whistle
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#1512744 --- 01/25/18 07:04 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! Or Dem's losing [Re: Formermac]
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Yyyyyuuuup! eek
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#1512763 --- 01/26/18 09:02 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! Or Dem's losing [Re: cwjga]
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Tax Reform: FedEx Announces $3.2 Billion Investment Plan, Insurance Giant Rolls Out Bonuses and New Benefits
Guy Benson

If it feels like we've been reporting new, positive pieces of tax reform news virtually every day, that's because we have. One company after another has been running the math on how the GOP tax law -- opposed by literally every Democrat in Congress -- benefits them, and are moving accordingly to reinvest significant portions of their fresh windfalls into their employees and business plans. The result has been millions of American workers experiencing bonuses, wage increases, and enhanced benefits, in addition to expanded operations, new job creation, and hefty corporate charitable contributions. Another titan of American business has now unveiled its tax reform-fueled investments:



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Tax Reform and Christmas Bonuses
Package delivery company FedEx Corp said on Friday it will spend more than $3.2 billion on wage increases, bonuses, pension funding and capital investment, taking advantage of the U.S. tax overhaul signed into law in December...The Memphis, Tennessee-based company said it would invest $1.5 billion to significantly expand its hub in Indianapolis over the next seven years and modernize and enlarge its Memphis SuperHub. The new tax code allows companies to immediately write off the full value of capital costs, which helps make projects more financially attractive...FedEx, which said the recent tax changes would likely boost economic growth and investment in the United States, also said it would contribute $1.5 billion to an employee pension plan. The company plans more than $200 million in higher compensation, about two-thirds of which will go to hourly employees with the remainder funding increases in performance-based incentive plans for salaried workers.

Bonuses, wage boosts, operational expansion, and more generous benefits. Here is FedEx's formal announcement. The company employs roughly 400,000 people worldwide. Over in another sector of the US economy, American Family Insurance has announced its contributions to the ongoing tax reform bonanza. Congratulations, AFI workers:

The company will use the tax reform to enhance employee benefits and reinforce the company’s commitment to its people for putting customers first and remaining an employer of choice. In the longer term, customers are expected to benefit, too, with the tax savings impacting pricing. Among the new benefits is a $1,000 one-time bonus for 11,000 employees, excluding officers and the board of directors, at American Family. This bonus is made possible because of the reduction of the federal corporate tax rate in 2018. The company’s independent contractor agents will also have the opportunity to earn a higher incentive for strong customer satisfaction...Enhanced benefits also extend directly to nonprofits that support communities. In 2018, American Family will contribute $10 million to its Dreams Foundation which supports programs and provides grants to nonprofits...Along with these one-time enhancements, the company is making permanent changes to its benefits program – many of the updates are focused on supporting employee education...Also new, the company’s family leave program will now provide American Family employees with paid leave to care for an ill child of any age or for a spouse or domestic partner. This is in addition to family leave to care for aging parents and the birth or adoption of a child.

It's not just a one-off bonus. It's stepped-up philanthropy and permanent improvements to employee benefits programs. Even as these "crumbs" pile up into mountains, positively influencing public opinion along the way, this is an important warning for Republicans to keep in mind:


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There's still an enormous amount of disinformation in the bloodstream about this law, and those myths must be actively tackled and dispelled. Headlines about the Fed Ex and American Family Insurance developments must be trumpeted far and wide. The drumbeat will not sustain itself, even if the material is there. And yes, people personally experiencing higher take-home pay due to tax cuts kicking in for 80 percent of Americans will also help matters. But people have to be reminded of what caused that outcome, especially since majorities do not believe they're going to receive a tax cut from the GOP-passed law. They will, no thanks to Democrats, whose lies and fear-mongering should be highlighted and punished.

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#1512764 --- 01/26/18 09:21 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! Or Dem's losing [Re: cwjga]
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http://www.washingtonexaminer.com/billio...article/2646665

Billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer is asking fellow opponents of President Trump throw house parties around the country on Presidents Day weekend to demand his impeachment.

“Thousands are expected to attend the house parties, which will be held from coast to coast in both large cities and small towns across the country,” the Steyer-funded group Need to Impeach said in a statement.

"Need to Impeach supporters will host house parties in more than 500 communities across the country on Feb, 17, 2018 — the weekend before President’s Day — to further build momentum and demand that members of Congress step up and remove Trump from power," the group said.

Among other things, Steyer objects to alleged lies by people associated with Trump about Russia's links to the campaign, and Trump's refusal to "stand up to Russia and engaging in brinkmanship with North Korea,” according to the group's website.
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#1512768 --- 01/27/18 01:05 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! Or Dem's losing [Re: cwjga]
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Donald Trump’s Top 7 Accomplishments in His First Year as President
John Hawkins

While the news media and the President’s biggest critics have understandably focused on Trump’s latest controversial tweets and statements along with sketchy claims made about him by anonymous sources, he has done a shockingly good job of actual governance. In fact, if any 2016 candidate other than Trump had gotten this much done in his first year, Republicans would be calling him another Reagan. With that said, it’s time to give a little credit where credit is due…

Honorable Mentions: Winning A Government Shutdown, Repealing Obama's Net Neutrality Rules, Cutting Regulations, Repealing The Individual Mandate, Getting Cooperation From China On North Korea, Pulling Out Of The Paris Climate Agreement, Reduction In Illegal Immigration, Reinstating The Mexico City Policy On Abortion


7) Moving The American Embassy To Jerusalem: The Israeli/Palestinian conflict is a Gordian Knot that will probably never be solved short of one side or the other being driven away at the point of a gun, but if it is ever going to be fixed, a dose of reality is needed. Bill Clinton, George W. Bush, Barack Obama and Donald Trump ALL promised to move the U.S. embassy to Jerusalem, but only Trump delivered. He then followed that up with yanking aid from the Palestinians until they come to peace talks. Will it bring both sides together? Probably not, but acknowledging that Jerusalem will remain the capital of Israel and punishing the Palestinians for bad behavior has a much better chance of getting results than catering to Palestinian fantasies and pretending both sides are equally at fault for their conflict.


6) Improving The Economy: On the one hand, no President deserves full credit or blame for what the economy does under his watch. There are just too many factors involved that he can’t control. On the other hand, despite predictions of doom when Trump was elected, economic growth has been up, unemployment has reached a 16 year low and the 31% growth of the stock market in Trump’s first year was the best it has been under a President since FDR. Undoubtedly, some of this success has to do with business getting a hostile socialist OUT OF OFFICE, but Trump’s pro-business attitude and tax plan undoubtedly helped a lot, too.

5) Hurting NFL Attendance: There were varied opinions on the Right about how smart it was for Trump to call out the NFL for unpatriotic disrespect some of its players were showing to the flag. However, a brutal reality soon set in for the NFL. Its attendance dropped 10% for the year on top of an 8% drop that already happened in 2016. Perhaps worse yet, opinion on the Right turned so viciously against the NFL that it tied with MSNBC for the most polarizing corporate brand. In recent years, corporations have seemed to inexorably move toward the Left, mainly because liberals complain about everything and conservatives have had a “Live And Let Live” attitude. Showing corporations that there can be a big price to pay for insulting conservatives was the most important use of the presidential soapbox by a Republican President since the Reagan years.


4) Pulling Out Of The Trans-Pacific Partnership: The Trans-Pacific Partnership was sold to Republicans as a free trade agreement. Unfortunately, that free trade agreement also had a DANGEROUS erosion of American sovereignty built into it. It allowed a Trans-Pacific Partnership Commission filled with unelected bureaucrats to make rulings that had the potential to impact American policy in regards to “free speech, gun rights, environmental regulation, border enforcement, the Iran nuclear deal, immigration and refugee policy, and the Israeli–Palestinian standoff.” No free trade agreement is worth undermining American sovereignty and thanks to Trump, it’s not something we have to worry about any longer.

3) Trump’s Tax Plan Delivered: With Trump’s help, the GOP managed to push through the most significant tax reform since the Reagan years. Although the polling numbers were initially bad, they are now starting to improve as corporation after corporation announces new hires and pay increases for their workers because of the bill. Additionally, changes in the tax bill allowed big corporations to bring money from overseas back into the U.S. For example, Apple will be paying 38 billion dollars in taxes on money it had overseas. Although some workers with higher pay are getting 4-6% tax cuts, others are paying a little more. On the other hand, many lower income workers are getting 20% tax reductions. It is possible that this bill will add to the deficit and additionally, it may not become as popular as some people hope, but Republicans have wanted a tax reform bill like this for a long time and Trump delivered.


2) Decimating ISIS: ISIS rose to prominence during Obama’s time in office and unfortunately, he seemed entirely incapable of dealing with the terrorist organization. Trump seems to be having no such problem. Under his leadership, ISIS has lost control of almost 100% of the territory it controlled in Iraq and Syria during the Obama years. The organization still exists and is dangerous, but it has been smashed, humiliated and largely defanged thanks to Donald Trump allowing our military and Kurdish allies to take the fight to ISIS. If Obama were as competent as Trump seems to be on foreign affairs, ISIS would have never gotten a foothold in Iraq to begin with.

1) Nominating Judges: Of course first and foremost, Trump deserves credit for nominating Neil Gorsuch. Gorsuch is the sort of originalist with a reliable track record that conservatives have been clamoring for as a nominee. However, the winning on judges does not stop with Gorsuch. In his first year, Trump got 23 federal judges, 12 appellate judges (a record for the first year President) and 10 district court judges confirmed. Executive orders come and go, but judges can make decisions for decades at a time. Granted, Republicans will need to hold the Senate in 2018 (which is iffy) for Trump to have the time to make a really big impact in this area, but he’s certainly off to a great start.

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#1512769 --- 01/27/18 04:30 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! Or Dem's losing [Re: cwjga]
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Originally Posted By: cwjga
2) Decimating ISIS: ISIS rose to prominence during Obama’s time in office and unfortunately, he seemed entirely incapable of dealing with the terrorist organization. Trump seems to be having no such problem. Under his leadership, ISIS has lost control of almost 100% of the territory it controlled in Iraq and Syria during the Obama years. The organization still exists and is dangerous, but it has been smashed, humiliated and largely defanged thanks to Donald Trump allowing our military and Kurdish allies to take the fight to ISIS. If Obama were as competent as Trump seems to be on foreign affairs, ISIS would have never gotten a foothold in Iraq to begin with.
http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-42843897

Kabul attack: Taliban kill 95 with ambulance bomb in Afghan capital
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#1512770 --- 01/27/18 04:35 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! Or Dem's losing [Re: cwjga]
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Honorable Mentions Repealing Obama's Net Neutrality Rules,
Whatever Obama did must be bad, bad.

https://www.today.com/food/burger-king-explains-net-neutrality-whopper-burgers-t121724

Burger King gets customers fired up about net neutrality — with Whoppers


In the new commercial, customers who order their burgers at the regular price are angry when they find out they have to wait longer to receive it than to those who paid increased fees for "faster service" — in some cases, real customers paid almost five times more to get their meal quickly.

The employees explain to the confused customers that “Burger King Corporation believes they can make more money selling things like chicken sandwiches and chicken fries, so now they’re slowing down the access to the Whopper.”

They point to the menu which reads: "Whopper MBPS (making burgers per second), Slow: $4.99, Fast $12.99, Hyperfast: $25.99."
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#1512771 --- 01/27/18 04:46 PM Re: The Trump effect continues! MORE WINNING! Or Dem's losing [Re: cwjga]
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Originally Posted By: cwjga
Repealing The Individual Mandate,


https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/poli...ices/973559001/

Obamacare is hardly repealed, but some may have more and costlier insurance choices

https://www.bloomberg.com/gadfly/articles/2017-12-27/obamacare-will-survive-in-2018

President Donald Trump has said the GOP's tax bill "essentially repealed" Obamacare.

He's wrong
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