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#1531850 --- 07/03/19 01:50 PM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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MAGA! -- Stocks Close At Record Highs As Markets Close Early For The Fourth Of July
Source: AP Photo/Patrick Semansky


Further relaying confidence in the booming economy under President Donald J. Trump, CNBC reports that "stocks closed at record highs on Wednesday as investors bet on a potential rate cut from the Federal Reserve later this month after the release of weaker-than-expected economic data."

President Trump noted the success of the stock market's record-setting day on Twitter, saying, "We have the greatest economy anywhere in the world. We have the greatest military anywhere in the world. Not bad!"


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We have the greatest economy anywhere in the world. We have the greatest military anywhere in the world. Not bad!

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Here's how the markets played out on Wednesday:

The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 179.32 points to end the day at 26,966, notching intraday and closing all-time highs. The Nasdaq Compositeadvanced 0.7% to 8,170.23.


The S&P 500 also rose 0.7% to 2,995.82 as the real estate and consumer sectors powered the broad index to record levels. Tech also boosted the index, rising 0.7% to a record high. The S&P 500 closed just 0.1% below 3,000.

CNBC reports that these numbers were due in small part to a "tweet from President Donald Trump calling for easier monetary policy added to expectations of easier Fed policy. Trump said the U.S. should “match” monetary policies from China and Europe, noting they are 'playing big currency manipulation game and pumping money into their system in order to compete with USA.'"



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China and Europe playing big currency manipulation game and pumping money into their system in order to compete with USA. We should MATCH, or continue being the dummies who sit back and politely watch as other countries continue to play their games - as they have for many years!


It's a great day for your wallets, better day to be an American. Happy Fourth of July Eve!
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#1531853 --- 07/03/19 01:58 PM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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https://www.forbes.com/sites/jessecolomb...y/#12b2daf0708d

The current U.S. economic expansion turned ten-years-old in June and is poised to become the longest U.S. economic expansion in history in July. Considering all of the threats that the economy has faced in the past decade, it's practically a miracle that the expansion has gone for so long without any hiccups. Unfortunately, there are an increasing number of signs that are warning that the expansion is soon coming to end and that a recession is not far away. Particularly alarming is the fact that the New York Fed's very accurate recession probability model is warning that the current odds of a recession in the next year are the same as they were in July 2007, which is when the subprime debt crisis kicked into high gear.

The New York Fed’s recession probability model is currently warning that there is a 30% probability of a recession in the next 12 months. The last time that recession odds were the same as they are now was in July 2007, which was just five months before the Great Recession officially started in December 2007. July 2007 was also when Bear Stearns’ two subprime hedge funds lost nearly all of their value, which ultimately contributed to the investment bank’s demise and the sharp escalation of the U.S. financial crisis.

Though a 30% probability of a recession in the next 12 months may not seem very high, the reality is that the New York Fed’s model has had a strong tendency to underestimate the probability of recessions in the past three decades. For example, this model only gave a 33% probability of a recession in July 1990, which is when the early 1990s recession started. It only gave a 21% probability of a recession in March 2001, which is when the early-2000s recession started. It also only gave a 39% probability of a recession in December 2007, which is when the Great Recession started.
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#1531855 --- 07/03/19 02:12 PM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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CNN's Fareed Zakaria: Guys, Trump is Right About the Asylum Abuse Crisis on the Southern Border

The situation on the U.S. southern border with Mexico continues to deteriorate as hundreds of thousands of Central Americans falsely claim asylum, overwhelming Border Patrol and HHS facilities.

But while most Democrats are still sitting by with complaints and false accusations instead of solutions, others are finally admitting a crisis exists.

CNN's Fareed Zakaria is one of them, who took time on his show this week to detail how the current asylum system is being gamed at devastating levels.

"It pains me to say this but he [President Trump] is right that the United States faces a crisis with its asylum system," he said. "Since 2014, the flow of asylum seekers in to the United States has skyrocketed. Last year immigration courts received 162,00 asylum claims, a 240 percent increase since 2014. The result is a staggering backlog with more than 300,000 claims pending and the average immigration case has been pending on average for more than 700 days."


"It's also clear the rules surrounding asylum are vague, lax and being gamed," he continued. "Some applicants for asylum have suspiciously similar stories, using identical phrases. Many simply use the system to enter the U.S. and then melt into the shadows or gain a work permit. Asylum is meant to be granted to a very small amount of people in extreme circumstances, not as a substitute for the process of immigration itself."

Zakaria pointed out the initial standard for asylum is far too broad and that while the murder rate in Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala has been cut in half, thousands of migrants are falsely claiming asylum due to "violence."



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The US faces a real crisis with its asylum system. My take:

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Zakaria is spot on and it's time for Congress to act.
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#1531862 --- 07/03/19 02:51 PM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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Very thought provoking.

https://www.palmerreport.com/analysis/failure-is-no-longer-an-option/19083/

Failure is no longer an option
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#1531864 --- 07/03/19 04:14 PM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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Why Liberals Need To Shut Their Faces About Tanks Appearing During Trump’s Independence Day Event
Source: AP Photo/Rob Carr


Right now, we have a near Chernobyl-level style blow up over tanks and armored vehicles being part of the Fourth of July festivities this week. President Trump ordered it. It was a great decision. And the fact that the Left is triggered by this means that he should have ordered more tanks for the event. Tanks have been present for victory parades before. The optics is fine. No one cares about that. Americans are patriotic and they like seeing tanks. The only people who have problems with all of this are the Democratic Party and their allies in the media because Trump has taken over the event. He can do that. He should do that. And the Left just needs to shut their face over this.

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If a Democrat took over this event and put tanks on display, there would be no criticism. After the Democratic debates, I don’t want to hear lectures from Democrats about patriotism. They care more about illegal aliens than citizens. That was made explicitly clear.


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This is profoundly disturbing. https://twitter.com/MSNBC/status/1146116590242545673

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Tanks were seen arriving in Washington on Tuesday ahead of President Trump’s Fourth of July celebration. https://on.msnbc.com/2Nts1lG

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Yep. That’s a TANK crossing the Potomac River for the first time in...well...ever??? #4thofjuly2019 #SaluteToAmerica &#8294;@wusa9&#8297;

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The resemblance to days before Tiananmen Square is chilling. https://twitter.com/msnbc/status/1146116590242545673

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Tanks were seen arriving in Washington on Tuesday ahead of President Trump’s Fourth of July celebration. https://on.msnbc.com/2Nts1lG

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Tanks on the mall. Concentration camps. Man, it’s like FDR is president all over again.

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Not at all the first time. We had several for the Desert Storm victory parade.

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#Kennedy was not against featuring some armored firepower either.

These are some tracked-mounted missiles - including the Pershing, the Nike Hercules and the Nike Zeus - at JFK’s 1961 inaugural parade. #tankfest2019 #Tank #ParadeGate

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And now, we have the endless hot takes, like how the presence of tanks is like…Tiananmen Square. Or how the event is more akin to what we see in banana republics. Yeah, that was The Washington Post’s editorial board’s view on this whole non-issue:


It was bad enough that Mr. Trump sought to make the holiday about himself with plans to deliver a nationally televised address from the Lincoln Memorial, thus eliminating what many consider the hands-down best spot in Washington for fellowship and fireworks on the Fourth of July. But Mr. Trump now plans to cordon off an area in front of the memorial reserved just for dignitaries, family and friends. Nothing about reserved seating says “We the people.”

Equally, if not more troubling, is his insistence on a display of military might that will include a flyover of warplanes and the stationing of tanks or other armored military vehicles on the streets of the capital. What this will cost the Defense Department and the National Parks Service is anyone’s guess. (Officials have refused comment.) But the question of expense pales in comparison with the message that will be sent by a gaudy display of military hardware that is more in keeping with a banana republic than the world’s oldest democracy

Well, for starters, Obama always made everything about himself. He campaigned endlessly without being criticized. We’re not a banana republic. We’re not the oldest democracy. We’re also not a democracy, but a representative republic. And it’s a tank. Get over it. What do these morons think is going to happen? A coup? This is why no one trusts the media. It’s overreactions to this, among many other things they do poorly. They’ve shown they cannot cover this White House properly and this was a guaranteed move that would trigger the Left. Again, elections have consequences. We won. You lost. This isn’t Tiananmen either. Just shut up, watch the tanks, the fireworks, and enjoy the Fourth, liberal media if you can, you horrible excuses for human beings.



I couldn't care less if this event has become politicized. We all need to get used to the fact that everything will be politicized sooner or later. The Left is just mad they couldn't get their dirty hands on this event first.
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#1531867 --- 07/03/19 04:38 PM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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They’ve shown they cannot cover this White House properly
How do you cover a president who lies 10,000 times since he became president? A president who cozies up to dictators? Who said he loves the leader of NK? the worst human being on the planet! Who winks at Putin as he tells him not to interfere in our 2020 election? Are you kidding me?


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#1531868 --- 07/03/19 04:40 PM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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Get over it. What do these morons think is going to happen? A coup?
Yes this what we are afraid of when he talks about being president for 10,000 years! He is scary!
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#1531869 --- 07/03/19 04:47 PM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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Originally Posted By: cwjga
enjoy the Fourth, liberal media if you can, you horrible excuses for human beings.
Trump and his dictator friends are certainly the most horrible human beings on the planet.
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#1531870 --- 07/03/19 04:49 PM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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This isn’t Tiananmen either.
Not yet but we can see it coming with this dictator want-a-be as president.
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#1531875 --- 07/04/19 02:33 AM Re: More winning... [Re: Ben444]
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ROFLMAO

https://www.rawstory.com/2019/07/white-h...will-take-them/

White House staff forced to hand out VIP tickets to Trump’s Fourth of July rally to anyone who will take them
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#1531877 --- 07/04/19 04:56 AM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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Is This Truth Less Evident?
Derek Hunter



It was 243 years ago today when the world first read the words of the Declaration of Independence. It was a stunning document, perhaps the most important in all of human history. But to too many Americans, they now ring hollow.

While we haven’t always lived up to them, the words in the Declaration hold a special, storied place in world history. None more so than the following: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.

There is one political party that, as a policy, has always undercut those sentiments, to one degree or another. And they’re working harder today than perhaps ever before to bring about an end to those ideals, once and for all. Let’s take a look at one of them.

The idea that all people are created equal shouldn’t be controversial, especially from the party that claims to be fighting for just that. Yet Democrats have never fought for equal treatment of people.

First, they were the party of slavery. In order to create the union, northern abolitionists had to accept that moral abomination. To limit the influence of those slave-owing Democrats, northerners refused to allow them to count slaves as citizens for the purposes of representatives in the newly formed government a decade and a half later. The “3/5th Compromise” infuriated southern Democrats, but it was as far as the north was willing to go.


This blow against the institution of slavery has been spun by modern Democrats as evidence of the nation’s racist founding. Not mentioned is how they wanted slaves counted as citizens for more representation in the new government while denying them their freedom. Non-Democrats prevented that, thereby limiting the power of slave-owning Democrats.

After the Civil War, Democrats were defeated, along with their beloved slavery. Yet they remained as committed to the prospect of white supremacy as ever. They formed the Ku Klux Klan to terrorize black Americans and tighten their grip on power. “Progressive” Democratic President Woodrow Wilson re-segregated the federal government, and Jim Crow laws became the norm in Democratic strongholds.


Finally dismantled in the 1960s, the last vestiges of the Democratic Party’s racism were no more. Well, that’s not exactly true. The party shifted from direct oppressor to oppressive “savior.”

The whip and hood were traded for manipulation, but the objective was the same. If they couldn’t marginalize people, the Democrats had to control them.

In a feat of manipulation that would make Goebbels blush, Democrats recast themselves as protectors. And it worked.


Democrats managed a loyalty from black voters unlike any other in politics. They did it by claiming the side that defeated them to free slaves was the new oppressor, and Democrats were now the protectors. This manipulation wasn’t regional, it was nationwide. Generations later, cities like Chicago, Detroit, and Baltimore have been controlled, completely and exclusively, by Democrats for more than 60 years. If you’d set out to keep people economically depressed and dependent on government, you couldn’t do it any better.

They did it by convincing people that Republicans are somehow worse. That Democrats are protecting these populations from Republican oppression. Take a look at graduation and literacy in these cities and ask how anything could be worse?

It can’t, of course, but emotional manipulation is the most powerful force known to mankind. As I wrote in my book, people in an emotional state rarely act rationally. How often have you said or done something you’ve apologized for while calmly contemplative compared to angry or afraid? I bet the ratio isn’t even close.


Meanwhile, Asians and Indian Americans have, by far, the highest incomes in the country. How did that happen in this oppressive, racist, white supremacist country? For all the “help” and “protection” Democrats have been giving in exchange for unchallenged voting support, black median income in 2016 was $38,555 compared to $80,720 for Asians. Did we just forget to be racist to Asians? Did I miss a memo?



The fact is Democrats don’t care about making people economically independent; there’s no power in that for them. They are still selling the idea that the Civil Rights Act and Nixon’s “southern strategy” caused an exodus of racists from their party to Republicans. But the south didn’t become a Republican stronghold until 1994, long after both and due to the overreach of the Clinton administration on health care, guns, and taxes. And only 3 “Dixiecrats” switched parties after civil rights. The rest remained loyal Democrats in good standing, many of whom worked with Joe Biden, it seems.


It’s one of the greatest lies ever told, and ever sold. And it’s still selling well. It’s easier to believe the mysterious “other” is the reason for your problems than it is the people swearing to protect you might be doing so for selfish reasons.

Non-Democrats still hold those truths to be self-evident, because they are – all of them – but they will remain empty words to many if the people pushing historical fiction aren’t challenged. It’s been 243 years since we declared ourselves to be free people. On this anniversary, everyone should consider giving that freedom a shot.
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#1531879 --- 07/04/19 05:40 AM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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The Daily Caller! LOL No wonder you are so messed up!

Originally Posted By: cwjga
Is This Truth Less Evident?
Derek Hunter

https://muckrack.com/derek-hunter

As seen in: Daily Mail, The Daily Caller,


https://archives.cjr.org/feature/the_great_right_hype.php

The Great Right Hype

Tucker Carlson and his Daily Caller

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#1531884 --- 07/04/19 02:19 PM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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Originally Posted By: cwjga
Is This Truth Less Evident?
Derek Hunter



It was 243 years ago today when the world first read the words of the Declaration of Independence. It was a stunning document, perhaps the most important in all of human history. But to too many Americans, they now ring hollow.

While we haven’t always lived up to them, the words in the Declaration hold a special, storied place in world history. None more so than the following: We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness. — That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed.

There is one political party that, as a policy, has always undercut those sentiments, to one degree or another. And they’re working harder today than perhaps ever before to bring about an end to those ideals, once and for all. Let’s take a look at one of them.

The idea that all people are created equal shouldn’t be controversial, especially from the party that claims to be fighting for just that. Yet Democrats have never fought for equal treatment of people.

First, they were the party of slavery. In order to create the union, northern abolitionists had to accept that moral abomination. To limit the influence of those slave-owing Democrats, northerners refused to allow them to count slaves as citizens for the purposes of representatives in the newly formed government a decade and a half later. The “3/5th Compromise” infuriated southern Democrats, but it was as far as the north was willing to go.


This blow against the institution of slavery has been spun by modern Democrats as evidence of the nation’s racist founding. Not mentioned is how they wanted slaves counted as citizens for more representation in the new government while denying them their freedom. Non-Democrats prevented that, thereby limiting the power of slave-owning Democrats.

After the Civil War, Democrats were defeated, along with their beloved slavery. Yet they remained as committed to the prospect of white supremacy as ever. They formed the Ku Klux Klan to terrorize black Americans and tighten their grip on power. “Progressive” Democratic President Woodrow Wilson re-segregated the federal government, and Jim Crow laws became the norm in Democratic strongholds.


Finally dismantled in the 1960s, the last vestiges of the Democratic Party’s racism were no more. Well, that’s not exactly true. The party shifted from direct oppressor to oppressive “savior.”

The whip and hood were traded for manipulation, but the objective was the same. If they couldn’t marginalize people, the Democrats had to control them.

In a feat of manipulation that would make Goebbels blush, Democrats recast themselves as protectors. And it worked.


Democrats managed a loyalty from black voters unlike any other in politics. They did it by claiming the side that defeated them to free slaves was the new oppressor, and Democrats were now the protectors. This manipulation wasn’t regional, it was nationwide. Generations later, cities like Chicago, Detroit, and Baltimore have been controlled, completely and exclusively, by Democrats for more than 60 years. If you’d set out to keep people economically depressed and dependent on government, you couldn’t do it any better.

They did it by convincing people that Republicans are somehow worse. That Democrats are protecting these populations from Republican oppression. Take a look at graduation and literacy in these cities and ask how anything could be worse?

It can’t, of course, but emotional manipulation is the most powerful force known to mankind. As I wrote in my book, people in an emotional state rarely act rationally. How often have you said or done something you’ve apologized for while calmly contemplative compared to angry or afraid? I bet the ratio isn’t even close.


Meanwhile, Asians and Indian Americans have, by far, the highest incomes in the country. How did that happen in this oppressive, racist, white supremacist country? For all the “help” and “protection” Democrats have been giving in exchange for unchallenged voting support, black median income in 2016 was $38,555 compared to $80,720 for Asians. Did we just forget to be racist to Asians? Did I miss a memo?



The fact is Democrats don’t care about making people economically independent; there’s no power in that for them. They are still selling the idea that the Civil Rights Act and Nixon’s “southern strategy” caused an exodus of racists from their party to Republicans. But the south didn’t become a Republican stronghold until 1994, long after both and due to the overreach of the Clinton administration on health care, guns, and taxes. And only 3 “Dixiecrats” switched parties after civil rights. The rest remained loyal Democrats in good standing, many of whom worked with Joe Biden, it seems.


It’s one of the greatest lies ever told, and ever sold. And it’s still selling well. It’s easier to believe the mysterious “other” is the reason for your problems than it is the people swearing to protect you might be doing so for selfish reasons.

Non-Democrats still hold those truths to be self-evident, because they are – all of them – but they will remain empty words to many if the people pushing historical fiction aren’t challenged. It’s been 243 years since we declared ourselves to be free people. On this anniversary, everyone should consider giving that freedom a shot.

Wow! You couldn't fit another context/fact-free, false argument into that post with Vaseline and a crowbar, even if you tried.

Kudos, Cwiggy, you've outdone yourself, again! crazy
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#1531901 --- 07/05/19 09:19 AM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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Ted Cruz Schools Kaepernick on His Quote From Frederick Douglass Speech
Leah Barkoukis


Sen. Ted Cruz gave Colin Kaepernick a history lesson on Thursday after the former San Francisco 49ers player posted a quote from abolitionist Frederick Douglass on Independence Day.

“What have I, or those I represent, to do with your national independence? This Fourth of July is yours, not mine…There is not a nation on the earth guilty of practices more shocking and bloody than are the people of these United States at this very hour,” Kaepernick tweeted, quoting from Douglass’s “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” speech, which was delivered on July 5, 1852 to the Rochester Ladies’ Anti-Slavery Society in upstate New York.


The passage was presented along with a video that included longer segments of the speech while showing images of slaves and the Civil War era interspersed with video of police using force against African-Americans.

“You quote a mighty and historic speech by the great abolitionist Frederick Douglass,” Sen. Cruz wrote in response, “but, without context, many modern readers will misunderstand.”



The Texas Republican proceeded to give Kaepernick “two critical points.”

“This speech was given in 1852, before the Civil War, when the abomination of slavery still existed. Thanks to Douglass and so many other heroes, we ended that grotesque evil and have made enormous strides to protecting the civil rights of everybody,” Cruz tweeted.





As for Cruz’s second point: “Douglass was not anti-American; he was, rightly and passionately, anti-slavery. Indeed, he concluded the speech as follows:

“Allow me to say, in conclusion, notwithstanding the dark picture I have this day presented, of the state of the nation, I do not despair of this country.

“There are forces in operation, which must inevitably, work the downfall of slavery. ‘The arm of the Lord is not shortened,’ and the doom of slavery is certain.

“I, therefore, leave off where I began, with hope. While drawing encouragement from ‘the Declaration of Independence,’ the great principles it contains, and the genius of American Institutions, my spirit is also cheered by the obvious tendencies of the age.”



In conclusion, Cruz said everyone should read the speech in its entirety.



The exchange comes after Nike pulled an Independence Day themed sneaker featuring the Betsy Ross flag because Kaepernick complained they were offensive.
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#1531903 --- 07/05/19 09:57 AM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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As everyone already knows, Ted Cruz is quick with the false-arguments, as well. Just look at his abject hypocrisies about Trump's character.

Furthermore, anyone who concludes that Kaepernick is somehow 'anti-American' not only misses the entire point, but also fails to understand the simple, fundamental obligations for which American citizens are duty-bound to fight to ensure our constitution's fundamental precepts, Which is PRECISELY what Kaepernick was doing at the time of his statement and when he took a knee.

Unlike Cruz (and you), Nike realizes that important fact.


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#1531912 --- 07/05/19 02:17 PM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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Jobs Report Crushes Expectations...Here's How Trump Says It Would Be Even Better.
Timothy Meads


The day before the Fourth of July, the stock market closed at record highs. On Friday, July 5, it looks like the economic good news simply keeps coming for President Donald J. Trump and the American people as the June jobs reports blew past all expectations. However, the president also insisted that the economy could truly be stellar if the Federal Reserve simply cut interest rates.

As reported by NBC News, the "economy gained a whopping 224,000 jobs in the month of June, beating expectations of 150,000 and continuing a generally robust hiring pace that has brought Americans off the sidelines and into the workforce at the highest rate since 1969."

But, President Trump said that the economy would, but "we don’t have a Fed that knows what they’re doing.


"If we had a Fed that would lower rates, you would have a rocket ship," he said of the economy.

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President Trump called on the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates after touting the latest job report.

“We don’t have a Fed that knows what they’re doing. … If we had a Fed that would lower rates, you would have a rocket ship”

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But, some economic experts predict that the Fed will cut rates, and the jobs report bolsters confidence to do so.


"With a stronger-than-expected reading on hiring, the plot thickens with respect to the Fed’s decision," Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst at Bankrate, told NBC News. "The central bank may still attempt to mollify investors by putting a modest, so-called insurance cut in place. The array of headwinds associated with slowing global growth, trade disputes and tariffs have not gone away."
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#1531916 --- 07/05/19 02:44 PM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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Originally Posted By: cwjga
Jobs Report Crushes Expectations...Here's How Trump Says It Would Be Even Better.
Timothy Meads

But, President Trump said that the economy would, but "we don’t have a Fed that knows what they’re doing.

"If we had a Fed that would lower rates, you would have a rocket ship," he said of the economy.


https://smallbusiness.chron.com/disadvantages-low-interest-rate-78529.html

The Disadvantages of a Low Interest Rate

by Victoria Duff

Normally, low interest rates encourage loans, and loans add new money to the money supply. After the credit crisis of 2008, for example, the Fed lowered rates and injected money into the system to try to spur economic activity. This created a large money supply and a liquidity trap. In a normal economy, too much money in the system results in inflation because it chases a fixed amount of goods and services, so prices rise. The risk of recovery from a liquidity trap is inflation if the Fed doesn't remove enough money from the system as money comes out of assets and enters circulation in the business and consumer economy.



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#1531922 --- 07/05/19 07:27 PM Re: More winning... [Re: Ben444]
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George Orwell: “A people that elect corrupt politicians, imposters, thieves and traitors are not victims, but accomplices.”

Did you hear that Trump supporters? You’re accomplices in the destruction of democracy and the worst part is you’re so deluded that you still can’t see it.
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#1531923 --- 07/05/19 07:39 PM Re: More winning... [Re: Ben444]
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Pam Keith

The reason the WH is peddling photo-shopped pics of the mall to make it look like yesterday’s debacle went well, is because they got away with it before.

Passivity never pays off.

And lying to the people, once its tolerated, becomes the norm.
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#1531924 --- 07/06/19 12:33 AM Re: More winning... [Re: cwjga]
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Jobs Report Crushes Expectations...Here's How Trump Says It Would Be Even Better.
Timothy Meads

The day before the Fourth of July, the stock market closed at record highs. On Friday, July 5, it looks like the economic good news simply keeps coming for President Donald J. Trump and the American people as the June jobs reports blew past all expectations. However, the president also insisted that the economy could truly be stellar if the Federal Reserve simply cut interest rates.

As reported by NBC News, the "economy gained a whopping 224,000 jobs in the month of June, beating expectations of 150,000 and continuing a generally robust hiring pace that has brought Americans off the sidelines and into the workforce at the highest rate since 1969."

But, President Trump said that the economy would, but "we don’t have a Fed that knows what they’re doing.

"If we had a Fed that would lower rates, you would have a rocket ship," he said of the economy.

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President Trump called on the Federal Reserve to lower interest rates after touting the latest job report.

“We don’t have a Fed that knows what they’re doing. … If we had a Fed that would lower rates, you would have a rocket ship”

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11:28 AM - Jul 5, 2019
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But, some economic experts predict that the Fed will cut rates, and the jobs report bolsters confidence to do so.

"With a stronger-than-expected reading on hiring, the plot thickens with respect to the Fed’s decision," Mark Hamrick, senior economic analyst at Bankrate, told NBC News. "The central bank may still attempt to mollify investors by putting a modest, so-called insurance cut in place. The array of headwinds associated with slowing global growth, trade disputes and tariffs have not gone away."
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