Will Trump be Re-elected?

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Will Trump be Re-elected?

Trump is more effective than people are willing to admit [ala Scott Adams] and will be re-elected.
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Hillary will run again in 2020, and thus Trump will beat her again.
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Trump will cause the GOP to lose one or both houses of congress in the mid-term elections.
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The Dems in congress will be so insufferable, Trumps wins by a small margin despite them.
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Trump will choose not to run for re-election, since he never really wanted the job anyway.
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Trump is a disaster and will lose by a landslide.
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Trump will not only lose, but will lose to a candidate so far to the left that people will wish he'd stayed.
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Other, please elaborate.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by dualstow » Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:57 am

The upvoting and downvoting on reddit generally don’t make sense. Like twitter, it simply does not reflect real life.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by Kriegsspiel » Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:16 am

dualstow wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 8:57 am
The upvoting and downvoting on reddit generally don’t make sense. Like twitter, it simply does not reflect real life.
I agree, I could never get into the way reddit operates. Upvoting/downvoting? It's like reddit took a great technology (internet bulletin boards) and paired it with the worst aspects of social media (likes, notifications, iPopularity).
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by shekels » Thu Sep 12, 2019 9:58 am

Maddy wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:20 am
And it troubles you that wisdom is not found in a forum dominated by opinions that can be expressed in 15 words or less?


https://www.reddit.com/r/The_Donald/

I have seen Wisdom in the comments.
In places that you may not expect. Of course not everyone would agree. Hence the Quarantine
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by dualstow » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:21 am

Did they move somewhere, btw?
A more important question: Is there some conservative platform out there that is kind of mellow?
loot "goods taken from an enemy, etc.," 1839, Anglo-Indian, from Hindi lut, from Sanskrit loptram, lotram "booty, stolen property,"fm. PIE root *reup- "to snatch"
curfew - early 14c., curfeu, "evening signal, ringing of a bell at a fixed hour" as a signal to extinguish fires and lights, ... from Old French cuevrefeu, literally "cover fire"
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by shekels » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:31 am

dualstow wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:21 am
Did they move somewhere, btw?
A more important question: Is there some conservative platform out there that is kind of mellow?
No it is still there, just that it is restricted due to significant issues with reporting and addressing violations of the Reddit Content Policy.
One thing that has been brought up is no Spammers due to the quarantine.

It is open to debate on how Mellow it is, but on the whole for the different regions of people, it is pretty Tame.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by dualstow » Thu Sep 12, 2019 10:34 am

Ah, thank you. The last time I looked, I couldn't view it at all. Didn't know it was temporary.
loot "goods taken from an enemy, etc.," 1839, Anglo-Indian, from Hindi lut, from Sanskrit loptram, lotram "booty, stolen property,"fm. PIE root *reup- "to snatch"
curfew - early 14c., curfeu, "evening signal, ringing of a bell at a fixed hour" as a signal to extinguish fires and lights, ... from Old French cuevrefeu, literally "cover fire"
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by Cortopassi » Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:02 pm

I'm sure we'd all love negative rates right? The bonehead is the one who is tweeting and will lose more and more retirees if interest income becomes an expense!

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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by Ad Orientem » Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:09 pm

Cortopassi wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:02 pm
I'm sure we'd all love negative rates right? The bonehead is the one who is tweeting and will lose more and more retirees if interest income becomes an expense!

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Please excuse the language but sometimes you need to call a shovel a shovel. Donald Trump is a fucking idiot. And a dangerous one at that.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by technovelist » Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:20 pm

Ad Orientem wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 2:09 pm
Cortopassi wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 1:02 pm
I'm sure we'd all love negative rates right? The bonehead is the one who is tweeting and will lose more and more retirees if interest income becomes an expense!

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Please excuse the language but sometimes you need to call a shovel a shovel. Donald Trump is a fucking idiot. And a dangerous one at that.
Then he’s the luckiest man in the world.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by Kriegsspiel » Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:02 pm

I get why governments want negative interest rates, but I don't like them. Disagree with Trumpus Magnus here.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by Ad Orientem » Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:21 pm

He is talking about arbitrarily hammering down interest rates by FED decree to zero or negative. AND he wants to refinance our debt like it's some kind of chapter 11 corporate bankruptcy. Stating what I assume everybody on this forum knows, US sovereign debt is not negotiable. It's a cast iron contract. If any of the things he is discussing were attempted it would spark a global financial crisis that would make 2008 look like a walk in the park.

The man is a functionally illiterate knave.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by Kriegsspiel » Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:52 pm

Ad Orientem wrote:
Thu Sep 12, 2019 3:21 pm
He is talking about arbitrarily hammering down interest rates by FED decree to zero or negative. AND he wants to refinance our debt like it's some kind of chapter 11 corporate bankruptcy.
I think by "start to refinance our debt. . . while at the same time substantially lengthening the term" he's saying that we'd start issuing negative interest rate Treasuries at longer maturities than 30 years. Not that once the Fed lowers interest rates below 0% we would call in every (non-callable) Treasury and tell people to buy them and pay us for the privilege.

What a sickening thought. I wouldn't be paying anyone to lend them money, that's for sure.
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