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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 05, 2019 2:07 pm

I saw that on another forum. Odd. O0
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by Kriegsspiel » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:38 pm

ochotona wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 11:33 am
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Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:09 am
Gotta love the drawn in Sharpie line that just *barely* clips Alabama.

Self-inflicted injury. He could've just said, "Look the NOAA forecast was within XXX miles of Alabama, that's close enough to warrant concern" and moved on. But no, he had to use a childish, amateur stunt with a Sharpie.
Trump not only gives a shit; he gives extra shits! ;D
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by Smith1776 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:40 pm

Joe Biden had better not be the Democratic candidate...

His creeping on little girls alone would torpedo him amongst the liberal base.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by ochotona » Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:15 pm

Smith1776 wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:40 pm
Joe Biden had better not be the Democratic candidate...

His creeping on little girls alone would torpedo him amongst the liberal base.
Biden is way past his sell by date
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by Smith1776 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:20 am

ochotona wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:15 pm
Smith1776 wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:40 pm
Joe Biden had better not be the Democratic candidate...

His creeping on little girls alone would torpedo him amongst the liberal base.
Biden is way past his sell by date
Agreed.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by shekels » Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:24 am

Cortopassi wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:09 am
Gotta love the drawn in Sharpie line that just *barely* clips Alabama.

https://www.cnn.com/2019/09/04/politics ... index.html
Ah weather forecasters, reminds me of economists.

It boils down to the models that you want to go with.

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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by pugchief » Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:50 pm

ochotona wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 10:15 pm
Smith1776 wrote:
Thu Sep 05, 2019 8:40 pm
Joe Biden had better not be the Democratic candidate...

His creeping on little girls alone would torpedo him amongst the liberal base.
Biden is way past his sell by date
Ya, but he's still the front-runner.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by ochotona » Fri Sep 06, 2019 2:48 pm

pugchief wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 12:50 pm
Ya, but he's still the front-runner.
If it's Biden v. Trump, Trump wins IMO
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by Smith1776 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:13 pm

My gut is on Sanders with this one... if not, I think Warren would take it.

Either of them would defeat Donald Trump IMHO. Even members of Trump's own base seem disillusioned with his absolutely asinine behaviour.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by dualstow » Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:36 pm

Smith1776 wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:13 pm
My gut is on Sanders with this one... if not, I think Warren would take it.

Either of them would defeat Donald Trump IMHO. Even members of Trump's own base seem disillusioned with his absolutely asinine behaviour.
Sanders is a really nice guy with an intense base, but I don’t see him winning this time around. I think he has the same chances as Linux becoming the dominant operating system (all flavors) of the U.S. Hey, it’s got a really intense fan base. I’d love to have Bernie as an uncle.

Some of it’s anecdotal: I know people who even worked on his campaign (low level, small role) who aren’t supporting him in 2020. And, it’s painful to say it, but the Dems will find something, anything wrong with a white male candidate.

Elizabeth Warren maybe? At least, I think she could become the top Dem contender.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by Smith1776 » Fri Sep 06, 2019 6:04 pm

dualstow wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 5:36 pm
Smith1776 wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:13 pm
My gut is on Sanders with this one... if not, I think Warren would take it.

Either of them would defeat Donald Trump IMHO. Even members of Trump's own base seem disillusioned with his absolutely asinine behaviour.
Sanders is a really nice guy with an intense base, but I don’t see him winning this time around. I think he has the same chances as Linux becoming the dominant operating system (all flavors) of the U.S. Hey, it’s got a really intense fan base. I’d love to have Bernie as an uncle.

Some of it’s anecdotal: I know people who even worked on his campaign (low level, small role) who aren’t supporting him in 2020. And, it’s painful to say it, but the Dems will find something, anything wrong with a white male candidate.

Elizabeth Warren maybe? At least, I think she could become the top Dem contender.
We really need to start that precious metals betting pool on the election.

Xan can be the croupier!
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by Ad Orientem » Fri Sep 06, 2019 7:58 pm

G.O.P. Plans to Drop Presidential Primaries in 4 States to Impede Trump Challengers...
WASHINGTON — The Republican Parties in Arizona, Kansas, Nevada and South Carolina intend to cancel the 2020 presidential primaries in their states, according to three people familiar with their plans, a move aimed at depriving President Trump’s long-shot challengers of chances to build support.

The state parties have not formalized their decisions, but Mr. Trump’s challengers denounced the move. Joe Walsh, a former Tea Party congressman from Illinois who announced his candidacy last month, said he planned to fight the move legally and by appealing directly to voters in those states.

“It’s something a mob boss would do,” Mr. Walsh said in an interview. “All the times in 2016 when he said the Democrats were rigging the system to elect Hillary? He is actually eliminating elections in certain states, and that’s undemocratic.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2019/09/06/us/p ... e=Homepage

The Republican Party has become a political cult. I've never voted Democrat for any political office above the purely local in my life. And the local exceptions were exactly two, both times for my father. But if the Democrats don't nominate a leftist moonbat next year, I will probably take a stiff drink, steady my shaking hand, and pull the lever for their guy. Yes, I think things are that bad. Joe Biden is wrong about almost every issue I care about. But...

* He is not a nut.
* He is not morally bankrupt.
* I am reliably informed that he can read and write.

And that is pretty much what it has come down to. I am so over Trump and the cult of personality he has constructed. The GOP has lost its soul and it needs purification. And that is only going to come from a trip to the electoral woodshed.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by dualstow » Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:39 pm

See that, Libertarian666? That’s not TDS. That is a bit of sanity.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by pugchief » Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:39 pm

Ad O, I don't disagree with anything you said, except would qualify a couple of points.

1. The likelihood of the Dems not nominating a leftist nut is slim, as Biden is pretty much the only one who does not meet that mold.

2. The Dems need 'purification' more than the GOP in my opinion. Both sides have lost their way, but the Dems have gone off the deep end.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by Ad Orientem » Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:48 pm

pugchief wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:39 pm
Ad O, I don't disagree with anything you said, except would qualify a couple of points.

1. The likelihood of the Dems not nominating a leftist nut is slim, as Biden is pretty much the only one who does not meet that mold.

2. The Dems need 'purification' more than the GOP in my opinion. Both sides have lost their way, but the Dems have gone off the deep end.
Yeah. Biden is the only top tier Dem who is not a moonbat.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by Mountaineer » Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:54 am

Ad Orientem wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 9:48 pm
pugchief wrote:
Fri Sep 06, 2019 8:39 pm
Ad O, I don't disagree with anything you said, except would qualify a couple of points.

1. The likelihood of the Dems not nominating a leftist nut is slim, as Biden is pretty much the only one who does not meet that mold.

2. The Dems need 'purification' more than the GOP in my opinion. Both sides have lost their way, but the Dems have gone off the deep end.
Yeah. Biden is the only top tier Dem who is not a moonbat.
Second hand info so read in that context: I know several people who know Biden personally; he lives in my area. Based on their comments, one should be very careful to exclude him from the moonbats - he comes across as a nice but bumbling guy - but beware.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by Kriegsspiel » Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:51 am

Hey Ad O.. you can always vote Libertarian :D
One horse can carry 125 kg on its back, but it can drag 2500 kg on a cart. If it pulls a barge along a river, it can drag 30,000 kg, 30 tonnes, and it can drag 50 tonnes if the weight is on a barge in quiet water, i.e., on a canal.
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Post by Kriegsspiel » Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:29 am

Fantastic
One horse can carry 125 kg on its back, but it can drag 2500 kg on a cart. If it pulls a barge along a river, it can drag 30,000 kg, 30 tonnes, and it can drag 50 tonnes if the weight is on a barge in quiet water, i.e., on a canal.
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Kriegsspiel wrote:
Sat Sep 07, 2019 7:51 am
Hey Ad O.. you can always vote Libertarian :D

I did that back in '04. I couldn't vote for W and his Empire building.
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Post by dualstow » Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:58 am

I agree with most of that.
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Post by boglerdude » Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:14 pm

https://www.reddit.com/r/LosAngeles/dup ... _homeless/

Ill change my mind and vote for him if he does it. The homeless apologists grind my gears.
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Post by dualstow » Wed Sep 11, 2019 9:12 am

boglerdude wrote:
Tue Sep 10, 2019 9:14 pm
https://www.reddit.com/r/LosAngeles/dup ... _homeless/

Ill change my mind and vote for him if he does it. The homeless apologists grind my gears.
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Re: Will Trump be Re-elected?

Post by boglerdude » Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:27 pm

Yes. Techno and I can agree on this. I cant believe all the shrieking in this thread about concentration camps, with no one providing any ideas:
https://www.reddit.com/r/politics/comme ... _homeless/

Meanwhile when I point out what works and can scale up:
https://www.ksat.com/news/haven-for-hop ... -las-vegas
https://mlf.org/community-first/

ofc I get downvoted because its not a utopian narrative
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