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  2. LOL I SAW THAT!!! You Scum Bag!!!!! I should get a bunch of greenies for that
  3. D.V. lottery games 1/19--1/20 2018

    Powerball 1/20/18 06-32-45-55-63 PB 04
  4. Alfa command my A $$. More like alfalfa command. I know this is rumor section, but AR least bring real rumores. What does oomph stand for anyways. Out of moronville. Thank have a nice day
  5. It seems the neggersons are not happy with my assessment. They even popped you.....probably for being civil to me. GO RV, then BV
  6. We may not all agree on things but one thing is for certain......the last 9 years of upward market movement has been fantastic. GO RV, then BV
  7. Well that explains it... Kinda. The stock market has rallied during Donald Trump’s presidency, with the S&P 500 up nearly 24% during Trump’s first year in office. But here’s a surprise: It did even better during President Obama’s first year, rising 35.3%. Source: Yahoo Finance More Presidents are quick to take credit when the stock market and the broader economy perform well under their watch. Trump has tweeted many times about the booming stock market of the past year, the strong job market and a number of other economic gains. Obama was a more circumspect tweeter, but he, too, touted economic gains during his administration, usually in speeches. Here’s the thing, though: Presidential policies have a lot less to do with financial markets and the underlying economy than politicians and their supporters like to think. The same goes for downturns in the economy. An examination of the circumstances during the first years of both the Obama and Trump administrations bears that out. Obama, of course, took office in the midst of a financial crash and near-depression. His stock-market numbers look good because stocks were most of the way through a crash when he took office, soon to rebound. The total decline in the S&P 500 from the peak in 2007 to the trough in 2009 was 56%. Stocks had already fallen 46% by the time Obama took office. So there was only a modest drop left on Inauguration day in January 2009. Stocks bottomed out less than two months later, and began a climb that continues to this day. Did Obama do much to boost stock values and help the economy? Probably not much more (or less) than any president would have done under the circumstances. Congress passed a huge stimulus bill shortly after Obama’s inauguration, and even though it was unpopular among some Republicans, any other president probably would have signed something similar, since fiscal stimulus is essentially a standard government response to economic crisis. The Federal Reserve probably did more to boost stocks than Obama or Congress, through its novel quantitative-easing monetary stimulus, which turned out to be powerful financial medicine. The nonpartisan Fed, in fact, probably has more influence over the economy than any other institution, public or private—and certainly more influence than the White House. Trump clearly benefited from an economy that had been gaining steam for several years, with companies adding millions of jobs in the years before Trump took office, and more or less continuing the same pace of expansion once he entered the White House. Trump did, however, stir animal spirits with his promise to cut taxes—a promise fulfilled late last year, when he signed a $1.5 trillion tax-cut bill. The Trump tax cuts help explain why stocks jumped almost immediately after Trump’s election in November 2016. Markets had been expecting a Hillarious Clinton victory, which probably would have meant little change in federal policy—and either no tax cut, or a very modest one. Stocks would probably be up without the Trump tax cuts anyway—since corporate earnings have been strong without them–but by not as much. Still, Trump partisans crowing about a Trump premium in the stock market ought to be careful. Presidencies don’t always end the way they begin, with broader market forces sometimes overwhelming policy prescriptions out of Washington. Yahoo Finance is tracking the Trump economy compared with six prior presidents going back to Jimmy Carter, and there are some vivid lessons in the data. The economy under Carter, for instance, started on a tear, then flattened out, contributing to Carter’s reelection loss in 1980. Under Ronald Reagan, the job and stock markets started out weak, then took off. A recession greeted George W. Bush in 2001, followed by a boom, followed by another recession far worse than the first. Obama took office amid disaster but ended up with relatively strong numbers after 8 years. Stocks are fast out of the gate under Trump—but the true measure of presidential success is longevity, not sprinting speed. Trump still has three years to go, and what happened in Year 1 may bear no resemblance at all to what happens in Year 4. B/A
  8. I agree somewhat on Wallace.....not at all on Smith....but hey to each their own. I am really trying to think of some one that I can trust
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  10. The more we see this type of back and forth, the better IMHO. They need to come together and get things worked out or we will never see the HCL completed.
  11. MM 01/19/18 31 41 51 57 60 MB 03 PB 01/20/18 03 20 35 40 49 PB 22
  12. True true....Something about Tucker though, him and Chris Cuomo have a habit of being very condescending toward "hostile" guests, for lack of a better term. It's no secret that I'm not a Fox News fan. However, Shep Smith and Chris Wallace can hold my attention...... They seem to actually live up to Fox's claim of being "fair and balanced". GO RV, then BV
  13. I agree....little facts are put forth just bias trash
  14. Another words....none of them are saints by any stretch of the imagination.......oh one that I forgot to put on my list Ann Navaro
  15. You know caz, I don't like what I see on any of the media. Cable news is really just talk radio with pictures... There is no journalism just shouting... B/A
  16. Man, they love to postpone everything... except holidays...
  17. Uhhhh Shabs, Don Lemon, Rachel Madcow, Chris Matthews aint above talking down to folks
  18. Left. Right. He doesn't care as long as he gets paid... Just an opportunist who goes where the money is. Tucker Swanson McNear Carlson (born May 16, 1969) is an American conservative political commentator for Fox News. Carlson is also co-founder and former editor-in-chief of The Daily Caller website[2] and formerly hosted MSNBC's Tucker and co-hosted CNN's Crossfire. Carlson hosts Tucker Carlson Tonight, which moved from 9 p.m. ET to 8 p.m., Fox News Channel's number one prime time spot where previously The O'Reilly Factor aired Carlson was born in San Francisco, California, the elder son of Richard Warner Carlson, a former Los Angeles news anchor and U.S. ambassador to the Seychelles, who was also president of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and director of Voice of America. His mother is the former Lisa McNear Lombardi,[4] and his stepmother is the former Patricia Caroline Swanson, an heiress to the Swanson frozen-food fortune (daughter of Gilbert Carl Swanson and granddaughter of Carl A. Swanson) and a niece of Senator J. William Fulbright.[5] *** marriage On July 24, 2007, Carlson said on his show, "I'm just for marriage generally. I'm for people making a lifelong commitment. Do you know what I mean? I'm not against *** marriage, actually, and I'm the most right-wing person I know."[32][33] Carlson later went on to say, "I think, marriage has been a great thing for me, and I think it's a really civilizing force, and I think it would be a civilizing force for *** people too."[32] Libertarianism Tucker Carlson at a 2007 Ron Paul presidential event. Carlson voted for Ron Paul in 1988 when he was running as the Libertarian Party presidential candidate.[34] On November 26, 2007, it was reported that Carlson lobbied Nevada brothel owner Dennis Hof to support Paul's candidacy. Explained Carlson, "Dennis Hof is a good friend of mine, so when we got to Nevada, I decided to call him up and see if he wanted to come check this guy out."[35] On September 2, 2008, Carlson participated in Ron Paul's Campaign for Liberty Rally for the Republic in Minneapolis, as the first speaker to introduce the rally and also acted as the MC by introducing nearly every guest speaker.[citation needed] On February 23, 2009, Carlson was introduced as a senior fellow for the Cato Institute; he is no longer a senior fellow there.[36][37] Russia Carlson does not consider Russia a serious threat to US interests.[38] Carlson has called for the United States to work with Russia in the Syrian Civil War.[39] He opposes overthrowing Bashar al-Assad.[38] According to Peter Beinart of the Atlantic, Carlson has been an "apologist for Donald Trump on the Russia scandal".[38] Carlson described the controversy in the wake of revelation that Donald Trump Jr. was willing to accept anti-Clinton information from a Russian government official as a "new level of hysteria" and said that Trump Jr. had only been “gossiping with foreigners.”[38] He's a mixed bag of tricks if nothing else. B/A
  19. Nobody in the media uses name calling as a form of debate better than Tucker Carlson. GO RV, then BV
  20. TC show is the only one I watch....when I watch Fox...which aint much. ALL of MSM is bias driven....which sickens me to no end. His show does allow for something different than the normal 24/7 Trump bashing everywhere else.....so I guess that's a positive. There is so much news available...so to see majority of MSM spend its entire timeslots on TRUMP beat down day #......is a major disservice to us the public.
  21. Tucker Carlson has become one of the most popular shows on cable news and has done so by having substantive debates with Leftist and radicals, who usually by the end of the segment, don't know what just hit them. Indy
  22. Banker with links to Putin faces questions over whether he funneled money through NRA, amid scrutiny over gun rights group’s Russia ties Thu 18 Jan 2018 20.42 GMT By Lois Beckett Donald Trump shakes hands with the National Rifle Association executive Wayne LaPierre last year Photograph: Curtis Compton/AP https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jan/18/trump-nra-fbi-alexander-torshin-russia-investigation
  23. Lawmakers pass bill to fund government through 16 February Bill now heads to Senate, where it needs 60 votes to avoid filibuster Fri 19 Jan 2018 03.33 GMT Ben Jacobs in Washington Paul Ryan, speaker of the House of Representatives, on Capitol Hill Photograph: May/Sipa USA/Rex/Shutterstock https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/jan/18/government-shutdown-avoided-house-representatives-bill-pass
  24. Rooms were lying empty at the City Plaza hotel in Athens. Now it’s an autonomous hive where refugees are empowered Fri 19 Jan 2018 09.00 GMT By David Patrikarakos ‘One third of the population at City Plaza are children and they are able to access schools.’ Photograph: Nasim/Nasim. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jan/19/refugees-achieve-city-plaza-hotel-athens-greece
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