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05 February 2018

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Todd Juvinall

Seems to me that the democrats and their rat media should be celebrating the memo since they declared it a "nothing burger". If is contrived then I would have expected them to be telling us all that is wrong with it point by point. But they are not.

jon smith

Darn if I'm not missing my market ticker again.

Hey, Bessee please fill us in on how brilliantly the market is responding to Mr Trump. I'm guessing that with the release of "the memo", the man in orange is freed from any and all suspicion and has resumed his quest to maga. I bet the market has soared under the news. Only wish I could read my ticker. Thanks in advance for your help and edification.
Best, js

Gregory

jon smith 1226pm

So, you think this drop is arguably a response to "the memo"?

It's such a fine line between stupid and clever.

Bill Tozer

JS,

Follow the news. Friday on her way out the door, Yellen said the market’s are too high (overvalued) and they are considering another interest rate hike. That sent the market’s down. They indeed may be overvalued at these nose bleed levels. Also Friday, the news that the government is levying another big fine against Well Fargo sent all banking stocks down. Interest rate hikes, stocks overvalued, slamming Wells Fargo.....it does not take much for a small correction. A 15-20% correction would be normal, and we are seeing a 4% correction at the moment, maybe a bit more. What, the S&P fell all the way to some nose bleed level of 2,7000? Lol. I remember when the S&P could not stabilize at 1500, always dropped below that for months and months on end. I was glad when it hit 1250 and stayed there for a couple weeks.

Yellen speaks, market’s react. Like Bitcoin, when it goes up that high that quickly, people get nervous.

Bill Tozer

Shutdown: welcome to my parlor said the spider to the fly.

http://www.oann.com/poll-more-voters-blame-democrat-lawmakers-for-shutdown-than-gop/

George Rebane

Some of our gleeful progressives celebrating the recent market correction should really avail themselves to some first class education in this area.
One more time -
http://www.er.ethz.ch/financial-crisis-observatory.html

Paul Emery

Bill

Are you saying the Feds were wrong in levying a big fine against Well Fargo?

Bill Tozer

Pull your head out, Paul. I said the Fed’s hit Wells Fargo with another fine, which sent banking stocks down. Right or wrong has nothing to do with the statement that the banking stocks went down. Are you on drugs or just being your normal self?

Also, an uptick in wage growth (higher wages) spurs inflation fears. Blame that directly on Trump’s Tax Reform as the new normal of stagnet wages is over.

Paul emery

Calm down Bill. I was only asking the question

MAGA Covfefe!

Donnie only has his hero FatNixon to thank for the downturn since according to Donnie every Dow closing record since 2015 was directly attributable to Trump,,,who also fired Yellen!!!

Paul Emery

From our seriously ignorant President who doesn't even know the definition of treason. My goodness what an idiot as well as being an egomaniac.

Responding to the Democrats lack of enthusiasm for his SOTU speech he responded.

"Vaguely noting that "someone" called the Democrats' reactions "'treasonous,'" Trump said he agreed. "I mean, yeah, I guess. Why not? ... Can we call that treason? Why not? I mean, they certainly didn’t seem to love our country very much."

Paul Emery

link

https://www.nbcnews.com/politics/white-house/trump-tags-democrats-treasonous-un-american-muted-sotu-reaction-n844851

jon smith

Good Lord!! "Look past the stock market. It means nothing in the short term."

Okay, I'll agree, but PLEASE don't pretend Trump (and his little bump bessee) didn't continually gloat about how "his" stock market was the strongest in history. He even crowed about it in the state of the union address. Suck it up Don and Dumber.

fish

Posted by: MAGA Covfefe! | 05 February 2018 at 03:40 PM


Yeah because Janet Yellens presence or absence had anything to do with today’s market antics.....

Bill Tozer

To get our terms correct, a correction of the market means a 10% slide. Greenspan was talking about a bubble last week. Yellen said “overvalued” as she headed out the door Friday. That’s all it takes. The market is based on emotion more than anything else, and based on the future, not today. That’s why the market is considered volatile. Emotions and expectations.

For example, I once bought some Target shares. Had the best quarter in its history. Sales broke all records for that particular 4th quarter. Highest sales ever in the company’s history of any quarter. My Target shares fell. Why? Because even through the sales went through the roof, they did not meet the analysts’ expectations. Go figure. Nature of the beast.

Anytime the up arrow starts getting too vertical, I back away. What goes up must come down. I prefer a nice gradual rising graph. 20-30% gain in 2017 is not something I expect every year. A 6% gain this year on top of 2017 would be nice. Months to go. It’s only the first days of February. Want to see volatility? Buy Red Chinese shares. They can swing 20% in a day.

Bill Tozer

Oh my. I sense the winds are changing. Feels like fresh air is blowing away the foul air.

http://dailycaller.com/2018/02/05/melania-trump-yellow-outfit-photos/

Don Bessee

This is the most shovel-ready job the U.S. government will ever see for infrastructure anyplace else.”

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/02/05/exclusive-ceo-of-border-wall-construction-company-i-really-believe-well-change-history/

;-)

Gregory

Punchy 324
"

"Calm down Bill. I was only asking the question"

Bullpucky, Paul. Taking what is written and turning it into a statement of something else, unsupported by facts, is your primary modus operandi.

Paul Emery

Bill calm down. this stuff will drive you nuts if you let it. Jab jab

Paul Emery

Here's a tweet from Bruce Bartlett, Reagan and Bush's financial advisor

Bruce Bartlett @BruceBartlett

The stock market just noticed that an unstable lunatic is president of the United States.
2:34 PM - Feb 5, 2018

fish

Posted by: Paul Emery | 05 February 2018 at 11:15 PM


Funny ......if you and the rest of your progressive democrat brethren hadn't demonized every "reasonable" republican as "literally Hitler" for the last 50 years you could be in the 2nd term of a calm, placid, and predictable Romney administration instead of that of the "unstable lunatic".


I guess it really was your fault!

Mary Wanna

This is big, really big; probably the biggest drop in history of the stock market! You are welcome America - Donald J. Trump

Mary Wanna

Posted by: Don Bessee | 05 February 2018 at 08:16 PM - Typical wacky article from Breitbart. A high speed road on the top of the wall; what is the purpose of that when a drone could just hover above a fence? Flood control? To make sure less water reaches Mexico?
Infrastructure project? That is a generous use of the term "infrastructure" - in fact, I think it is a BS word to use. It doesn't do anything to help the economy (except as a make-work public works welfare project).
Why wouldn't we want to put those dollars to work to immediately put train track safety controls in place first? Aren't saving lives also good for the economy? That would be an actual infrastructure project.
That was a rhetorical question because, of course, the wall has nothing to to with the economy, it just plays to the paranoid fears of hard right Trumpers, who according to USA today report are only making about 50% of what they need to adequately sustain themselves and their families - and that 50% doesn't own stocks. And the Trumpers have been convinced that it is all the fault of immigrants.

Bill Tozer

Change of pace: When the narrative don’t fit, you must acquit.

https://www.facebook.com/RowdyConservatives/photos/a.217983685002343.55586.217926015008110/1252453691555332/?type=3&theater

fish

Posted by: Merry Wanker| 06 February 2018 at 07:47 AM

Why wouldn't we want to put those dollars to work to immediately put train track safety controls in place first? Aren't saving lives also good for the economy? That would be an actual infrastructure project.


Never had you pegged for someone who would endorse corporate handouts Michael. You do know that the government doesn't own those track don't you?

Bill Tozer

Mary,

If we allow one million immigrants in to the USA each year, how does giving preference to 1 million unskilled, uneducated, , non-English speaking immigrants over one million educated, English speaking, skilled immigrants help our economy?

fish

Posted by: Bill Tozer | 06 February 2018 at 08:02 AM


Really Bill I'm surprised at you! What's more important...the civil rights and well being of US citizens of limited means or the ability to wave our arms and call attention to ourselves about how caring and enlightened we are towards foreigners!

That's not who we are!

Mary Wanna

Posted by: smells like fish | 06 February 2018 at 07:55 AM

That's debatable Fishy. When I lease a commercial building the landlord allows me to make improvements the infrastructure (building).

Mary Wanna

Bill, those immigrants work at jobs for employers and contribute to the economy.
Everyone knows the wall is a metaphor, except for a few idiots. But a wall to nowhere, I mean sea to shining sea, will create some jobs for Caterpillar employees and construction outfits.

fish

Posted by: Bill Tozer | 06 February 2018 at 08:02 AM

Not debatable at all. You as the lessee can make upgrades to the lease at your expense if the landlord permits. An upgrade that you as business owner feels is beneficial.

The tracks and appurtenances are owned by the railroads (the business)....if they want to install additional safety upgrades....well good on them! No need to try and label it infrastructure and put your hand out to the taxpayers though.

fish

No idea why that was referenced to Mr. Tozer @ 8:02a!

fish

Posted by: Master Wation | 06 February 2018 at 08:41 AM


Bill, those illegals work at jobs for employers and contribute to the economy.


This is far more republican than I've come to expect from you Michael. Still why leave it unsaid.....those valuable participants in the economy perform the real function for which they were imported....to pull the lever for Team D every few years.

Bill Tozer

Mr. Fish

No worries here. Another slow news day.

https://www.facebook.com/PatriotPost/photos/a.82108390913.80726.51560645913/10155400265765914/?type=3&theater

Bill Tozer

@ 8:47 am

For your consideration. DACA. If DACAs really do have work, education, and moral character requirements (enforced) and have a path to citizenship in 12 years, then that means they will be working and educated. Someone who has been working hard, perhaps starting their own business, literate in English, not to mention somewhat educated through our low bar K-12 system, think what that means. It means that someone out there hustling their tail off, improving their lot in life, keeping their noses to the grindstone, staying out of trouble, following the rules, settling down, paying taxes, dealing with burdensome regulations in business or studying their paychecks while shaking their heads seeing all the taxes taken out of their checks.....well, that person is more likely than not to vote Republican after a dozen years, lol

Be careful what you wish for. The average age of the 800,000 DACAs is 27 years old. 0.5% have joined the military. DACA high school drop out rate is higher than normal, illiteracy in English much higher than average. Looks like the old DACA program did not work as planned.

For example, there was a story that pulled at the liberals’heartstrings a few days ago. An 30 year old illegal was deported (again ). Father of 6 with one in the oven. Been here 20 years, can only speak to the press through an interpreter because he cannot speak English. Never applied for a green card or work permit. Press called him the “sole breadwinner” for his family, What does this have to DACA? Well, his poor 27 year old wife (non-English speaker) mother of six and pregnant with the seventh, is a DACA. No skills, no education to speak off, just a burden on society. That DACA gal has been busy..with soon to be seven minor children. She will vote Democrat, no doubt.

For today, it’s all a mute point. Trump just announced (Breaking News!) moments ago that he believes he does not have the Constitutional authority to extend DACA. Federal courts already have said as much. Law and order man, respect for the rule of law. How refreshing. Too bad our 27 year old DACA pregnant mother of six had no skills or education.

Mary Wanna

Smells like Fish, here is a link to Amtrak info. Maybe you should 'bone up' on what you profess to be an expert on. For example, Amtrak owns 1,414 bridges and does own some track (not much).

https://www.amtrak.com/national-facts

Walt

If cheap labor is the key to business success,(so say the libs)
then why is Mexico not ahead of us in GDP?( drug manufacturing and export don't count)
Mow your own lawns, and take care of your own kids.

MAGA CoVfefe!

FATNIXON is labelling Dems as treasonous because they would not give him a STANDING OVATION!!! You cannot make this stuff up!!!

Now his lawyers think he is TOO STUPID to handle an interview with Mueller.

After Comey derailed Hillary's chances,,, PARANOID republicans have come to believe FBI is a player in a VAST LEFTWING CONSPIRACY!!!

fish

Posted by: Monkey Wanking | 06 February 2018 at 09:39 AM


Oh hardly an expert Michael.....

The majority of Amtrak long track miles are on freight rail lines over which Amtrak has leased access rights. Again these are private, owned by the freight carriers. I suppose if you wanted to install track (not much) safety controls on the....your words....(not much) amount of track (beltway-northeast Acela) corridor that would make for a splendid infrastructure project.

Given their routinely bad press I'm kind of surprised they haven't already.


fish

Posted by: MAGA Constipation! | 06 February 2018 at 10:16 AM


GLAD your FEELING better DOUGGY.....everything COMING out ALRIGHT?

fish

...as timely as todays news!


Amtrak train breaks apart at 125 mph



Maybe time for one of them "safety thingies"?!

https://nypost.com/2018/02/06/amtrak-train-breaks-apart-at-125-mph/

George Rebane

We note that not a single liberal wants to touch the real stats with DACA and the Dreamers. Their preferred narrative is the list of distorted anecdotes of "hard working families" being torn apart by our cruel illegal alien policy. A porous border, sanctuary cities, and 'catch & release' are extremely expensive and destructive ways to increase your voter rolls.

Bill Tozer

MAGA
You keep saying Comey derailed Hillary’s chances. That’s why Trump fired Comey.
I thought it was the Russians. Yesterday she said it was sexism and misogyny...a claim made by the only ‘woman’ in the entire USA besides Botox Nancy that never had to worry about being sexually harassed. Akin to Bubba hiring Janet Reno because Ms. Reno was the only one nobody would ever consider having a Nannygate problem.
Hillary has blamed the DNC, the polls, and really really blames women for not voting for her. White women, It’s those damn women who voted for Trump, and those darn 30% of Latinos that voted for Trump that derailed her chances.

I personally think it was that awful voice of hers but have no proof.

No, those “damn e-mails” were a problem of her own making. She hatched the plan to use her private server to avoid FOIA requests and detection and thought she could ride it out. Hillary also thought she could go nine months without holding a real press conference during the heat of a campaign to avoid hard questions. Her problems were of her own making, despite all the help Obama and the Deep State threw her way.

Comey derailed her chances? Comey and McCabe gave her a pass and declared committing 10,000 felonies of mishandling government owned documents as mere extreme carelessness.

The only reason Comey came back out in October was because of the thousands of e-mails found by the FBI’s New York field office on perv Weiner’s laptop. The New York office’s agents threatened to go public, mass resignations, and there was a rather large uprising by good field agents when Washington tried to put a lid on it. They forced Comey’s hand to inform Congress, whether Comey want to (he didn’t) or not.

What Comey did was aid and abet Hillary’s campaign and tried to torpedo her opponent’s campaign. When that failed, he participated in a Silent Coup to overthrow the election results by abusing the 4th Amendment. There never was any Russian Collusion, unless you count Hillary, her campaign, the DNC, and FBI colluding with Russian agents via British spy Steele to dirty Trump. See part 2.

Don Bessee

Another handful of crumbs for the masses says botox nancy-

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/02/06/maga-detroit-general-motors-doles-profit-sharing-checks-11750/

;-)

Bill Tozer

Part 2.

MAGA, for your consideration: Think back, my good hairy woman, think back. August 2016, then September, 2016. McCabe sitting on a report. Looks bad for Hillary. A week goes by, another week, another week passes and still the FBI evidence sits on McCabe’s desk. It’s now October, report is sitting there on his desk collecting dust. People are asking questions. FBI agents asking questions. The heat is on. Oh what to do,what to do? Election is almost here, just two weeks away. Maybe McCabe can sweat it out, let the clock run out. No, it’s out there now, rumors in the press. Time to drop ball in Comey’s lap. 11 days to go until Hillary wins. What to do, oh what to do. Ball is in Comey’s lap now.

I don’t care if you are a full blown liberal, far right wacko, Progressive, moderate, RINO, or a friggin Green Libertarian. We want our FBI and Justice Department (with subpoena power) to be straight shooters. The guys and gals in the white hats, going to any lengths to bring the bad guys to justice. Non-partisan. Truth tellers. Let the chips fall where they may.

If McCabe was a straight shooter, and if Comey came out in July and kicked Hillary's Investigation over to the Grand Jury....or IF IF IF McCabe-Comey came out in September, 2016 with the new bombshell, the Dems would have had time to nominate Joe Biden or Cory Baker as a replacement. All legal. Joe Biden might have won Pennsylvania and Michigan, or maybe PA and Fla. That’s all it would have taken, game over. Dems win. But no.

Who derailed Hillary’s chances? Wrong question. The more poignant question is why wasn’t Hillary’s campaign derailed by evidence of her malfeasance? For that, you can blame corruption...both Hillary’s and the Obama Administration....working in collusion to shove Hillary down all our throats.

Don Bessee

Reality check for the left wingers, no benefit to the US-

http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2018/02/06/study-each-resettled-refugee-costs-taxpayers-15900-year/

;-)

Paul Emery

George

Is this an example of the Gerrymandering you've expressed concern about in earlier posts?

https://splinternews.com/supreme-court-says-pennsylvania-will-have-to-redraw-its-1822735555

Mary Wanna

Trimethylaminuria @ 1017 - Here you go Fishy, "Supreme Court says Amtrak is more like a public entity than a private firm",

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/courts_law/2015/03/09/dd125130-c691-11e4-aa1a-86135599fb0f_story.html?utm_term=.2d991f6f1723

Gregory

Paul 1208pm, are you saying the SCOTUS should intervene in the application of state laws?

"The appeal had been seen as a legal long shot in part because the underlying lawsuit was based on the state Constitution, not the U.S. Constitution."

jab, jab

Mary Wanna

Our bridges are crumbling, trains are crashing, and Trump can only see a great and shining wall along our borders.

fish

Posted by: Marital Wand | 06 February 2018 at 12:35 PM


Well OK Michael....if you're willing to go all the way to the Supreme Court!

Mary Wanna

Posted by: Bill Tozer | 06 February 2018 at 10:59 AM - I think Comey's letter put the last nail in Hillary's coffin but she was in trouble ever since they found all Huma's emails on Tony Weener's laptop.

Lanny Davis wrote a book on the subject (have not read it),

https://www.kirkusreviews.com/book-reviews/lanny-j-davis/the-unmaking-of-the-president-2016/

fish

Posted by: Merv Griffin | 06 February 2018 at 12:41 PM


Our bridges are crumbling, trains are crashing....


Thank you Michael....more evidence of the majesty and grandeur of the Trump Administration.....he hath restored your ability to see! The scales.....fallen from your eyes and those travesties hidden during the eight year reign of President Chair Warmer are now revealed to you!

TESTIFY!


Gregory

How are all our bridges crumbling, Mary Wanna / MPA, when our previous fearless leader pumped 9T USD$ into all those "shovel-ready" projects?

Blocking walkers across the southern border was a campaign promise... are you suggesting a candidates drop their campaign promises, if they actually win? All candidates, or just the ones you hate?

Don Bessee

The new thought Nazi's-

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2018/02/06/high-school-cancels-musical-after-white-student-lands-lead-role.html

;-)

George Boardman

Hey Donnie, is this a good entry point into the market? Maybe I should consider alternative investments like Bitcoin, or maybe I can short a couple of memberships at Mar a Largo. At least that woman who found an extra $1.50 in her pay check was spared the Trump Dump.

Your boy is apparently too stupid to realize that if you insist on taking the credit when the market goes up, you'll be saddled with the blame when the market inevitably goes down. What a maroon.

Don Bessee

Oh Georgie, 80% of earnings reports were beats, unemployment is great. A correction only hurts if you panic like after the election! Didn't the Ponzi bit drop 11k bucks? SO much for hipster cryto currency. ;-)

Bill Tozer

Oh Mr. Boardman @ 1:41am

“Your boy is apparently too stupid to realize that if you insist on taking the credit when the market goes up, you'll be saddled with the blame when the market inevitably goes down. What a maroon.”

Now, now. Mr. Boardman. Me thinks you need a new pair of glasses. It don’t work that way. We take credit for when the market’s go up, and never when the market comes down. There are forces beyond our control, with reasonable explanations. The market is much bigger than one man....when it goes down. Yes, we realize that, but will never never admit it to you, coffee breath.
Now, who is stupid? Those who listened to Paul Krugman or those who raked in a smooth 34% return last year? But, if you hang in there with your bond holdings, CDs and money market funds, the increase in rates will rise soon enough. The way The God Emperor Trump has this economy clicking on most of its cylinders, the Fed will have to try to tap their foot on the brakes pretty quick. If this keeps up, they will have to stomp on the brake pedal. Oh yeah, no more quanitative easing. Not needed.

That is all good news for you and all those like yourself squeaking buy on fixed income. Yep, value investors usually arrive too early, then bail before the party gets roaring. Figured you would have a bit more cast iron in your belly. How stupid of me.

Buy when there is blood in the streets Expect a bump, then a slide for three months That’s when the all the bedwetters will have left the goodies behind as they flee for their lives to their safe places. What a nincompoop.

George Rebane

PaulE 1208pm - Sure looks like it. But to really know what goes into gerrymandering, you have understand what other criteria are used to draw those crazy boundaries. Start here -
http://redistricting.lls.edu/where-state.php

Walt

I await Boardman's crickets. Just what triggered the selloff Boardman? Could it be the cost of cheap money going up? OH! the HORROR!

Your the last one here who should be throwing their 2 cents in. Forget your personal "sell off" when Trump got elected? " I sold everything!"-G. Boardman.
Yup, the stock market had a brief selloff, then came roaring back the next day leaving you in the dust.

Again.. Just what huge cats'sassterphy did we suffer financially? Oil go to 100 bucks? 40% taxation get announced?( coming soon to a state near you)

So tell us oh wise one.

George Rebane

Re the stock market correction - I am a bit amazed and puzzled at all the dialogue that wants to put blame/shame on the market's performance and its wantonly ascribed causes. Talk about strangers to investing in securities.

Mary Wanna

Posted by: Gregory | 06 February 2018 at 12:58 PM - So you want to double down on a dumb wall? How about a link to where the 9T ended up? I know it didn't end up in my pocket!

Mary Wanna

Using Trump-enomics, Obama cut 9 Trillion from the National Debt,

https://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2017/10/obama-cut-the-national-debt-by-9-trillion/

Gregory

Mikey Wanna 258pm

So, you're doubling down on your reading disability?

fish

Posted by: Mister Rogers | 06 February 2018 at 03:00 PM


95% Of Income Gains Since 2009 Went To The Top 1%


There really isn’t anything more entertaining than watching a middle aged progressive white guy twist himself into a Kama Sutra pose in order to tease the last few remaining drops from the Obama legacy!

Kevin Drum.....you dirty dirty girl!

Bill Tozer.

Mary @ 12:42am.

No, the coffin nail in Hillary was her big staged coming out announcement party on symbolic Roosevelt Island or Roosevelt square. She drew 5,000 and never saw a crowd that big again for many many moons. Then she did the reset and had another unofficial official kick off. That went over like a dud. A lead ballon, worthless as tweets on a boar. It went downhill ever since. Like, do we really give a flying guck about what that old airhead slut Cher thinks or Chucky the Clown’s niece Amy thinks?

Bernie drew 20;000 in Seattle and more the next day in LA. Hillary left the DNC holding her VP nominee’ The Grinch who stole Christmas’s twin brother Kaine’s hand and headed out the next day on the march to the White House tour....starting in Cleveland, home of the 2016 RNC convention. Drew 500. They split up, Kaine going off in one direction, the Hillary bus tour of Ohio in another. She drew 350. Victory tour to DC got cancelled after one weekend. But her numbers were high, ROFLMO.

Just kidding, been pulling your leg this whole time. There ain’t one Democrat alive that could have beaten Trump.
Obama called us annoying bitter clingers on his ass. The media ridiculed the Tea Party Patriots, of which I am sympathetic to. Hillary called us Deplorables and YOU ALL called us ignorant redneck racists. Wife beaters. In-bred knickledraggers.

The Deplorables were why Trump stands alone. With every tweet, comment, and fist Trump threw, every body blow and haymaker, he had the Deplorables’s knuckles strapped to the top of his hands. So, while you guys were focused on Trump, you completely missed what was really happening....and continue to do so to this hour. Trump mopped the stage with every contentder, not matter what party affiliation they hail from.

Did love one of his latest tweets. Delivery was off, but said something like “crumbs” kinda sounds like deplorables, or “crumbs” resembles “deplorables.”
Go pound sand. And then we will reenact Ambassor Stevens last minutes on your sorry ugly behind. Have a good one.

George Boardman

Re Walt's 2:51:

The sell-off was caused in large part by fear of rising inflation and interest rates. What's going to play a big role in making both worse in the future? The Trump tax cut, of course.

As you may recall (but prefer to forget), the tax cut came with a price--an increase in the national debt of at least $1 trillion. The government needs to finance this debt and the impact is coming soon.

It is now estimated the Treasury will have to borrow a net $950 billion in the fiscal year that ends Sept. 30, up from $519 billion. Those numbers are projected to increase to $1.083 trillion in fiscal 2019 and $1.128 trillion in fiscal 2020.

Unfortunately for the feds, the economy is strong and inflation is expected to rise in the future. Investors are putting their money into stocks instead of bonds, which means the Treasury will have to offer higher interest rates to attract investors. That, of course, will trigger more inflation.

But don't worry, the Republicans have a solution for the problem. If they win the mid-terms, you can bet a major effort will be launched to cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and other social welfare programs. As Republicans have been telling us for decades, these deficits are unsustainable.

Walt

Pretty much what I said Boardman. Then you just add a little cut and paste from somewhere.
Think ultra low interest would last for ever?
That would be Yellen calling those shots, not Trump. So save the fake financial Armageddon for LIB children at bed time.

Walt

And Schiff thought Christmas came early.
http://dailycaller.com/2018/02/06/adam-schiff-pranked/

Bill Tozer.

We are coming for your medical Boardman. You will be one of the first to die in the streets, Baaaaaaahhhhhahahaha. Just ask Paul Ryan and Mitt Romney.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=OGnE83A1Z4U

.

Bill Tozer.

The tax cuts are Armageddon! We are all doing to die.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=U-VzZQGWOqA .

Don Bessee

Liberation or enslavement?

http://www.breitbart.com/london/2018/02/06/revealed-britains-foreign-office-promotes-world-hijab-day-attempts-to-avoid-public-disclosure-of-staff-event/

;-)

Bill Tozer.

Hey Boardman, you still lurking around? Time to drain the swamp.

https://phys.org/news/2018-02-great-white-shark-george-stalks.html

Paul Emery

Here's the best one I've heard for awhile. It's about how Chief of Staff Gen Kelly treats Trump

“It’s like Kelly views Trump as a mushroom,” explained a Republican described as “close to” the White House by Sherman. “He wants to keep him in the dark and feed him a bunch of shit.”

https://www.rawstory.com/2018/02/trump-ally-says-john-kelly-treats-president-like-mushroom-keeps-dark-feeds-sht/

Mary Wanna

Posted by: Bill Tozer | 06 February 2018 at 03:30 PM - Sure, Hillary's Democratic Party should not have nominated her in the first place. But, I remember when the Comey letter came out thinking she is going to lose more potential voters.

Walt

Comey didn't hurt Hillary all that much. He hasn't been found dead in a park yet.

MAGA CoVfefe!

DEAR LEADER want a BIG, REALLY BIG, maybe the BIGGEST military parade ever to salute him!!!

MAGA CoVfefe!

Tesla whiners, wind power whiners, prepare to eat your hats,,,and maybe some barbequed crow too,,,no this isn't about the successful SpaceX launch,,,it is about saving money,,,

https://www.yahoo.com/finance/m/2b4db54b-b41d-33bc-8f9d-b38914f4ca15/ss_tesla%27s-massive-100mw-south.html

xenophilliac

People who don't clap for Trump are treasonous!

BWAAAHAAHAAA

https://i.imgur.com/sRXkGLF.jpg

Todd Juvinall

People that support those who don't clap are treasonous. Yep!

fish

Posted by: George Boardman | 06 February 2018 at 03:58 PM


But don't worry, the Republicans have a solution for the problem. If they win the mid-terms, you can bet a major effort will be launched to cut Social Security, Medicare, Medicaid and other social welfare programs. As Republicans have been telling us for decades, these deficits are unsustainable.


I know that George was counting on TEAM EVIL for some much needed budget discipline and to bring a modicum of fiscal sanity to counter republican profligacy.


Of course a “bipartisan budget deal” probably just means “more spending for everyone!”



Hmmmm....I guess not.


https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/economy/spending-deal-in-jeopardy-as-pelosi-issues-last-minute-demand-on-immigration/2018/02/07/a07e4e68-0c1b-11e8-8890-372e2047c935_story.html?hpid=hp_hp-top-table-main_budget-1132am%3Ahomepage%2Fstory&utm_term=.fe697f3e3190

Don Bessee

The latest rage in sleep aids-

http://www.theamericanmirror.com/video-dem-rep-falls-asleep-house-floor-nancy-pelosi-speaks/

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Walt

Go Nan GO!
http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2018/02/07/pelosi-buster-house-democratic-leader-speaking-non-stop-for-5-hours-demanding-immigration-vote.html

Don Bessee

DUH!

http://www.breitbart.com/national-security/2018/02/07/senate-report-obamacare-medicaid-expansion-contributed-opioid-epidemic/

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Robert Cross

I wonder if trump is going to have his paramilitary units like the KKK, skinheads, and nazis march in his parade?

fish

Posted by: Robert Cross | 07 February 2018 at 02:15 PM

They said it was to be a “Military” parade Bobby! You march around with your Stormfront buddies on your own.

Walt

Now why would the DEM owned KKK and bald boys do a thing like that?

Don Bessee

Its a sad day for po' ol' pollheads-

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2018/02/outstanding-president-trumps-approval-rating-tops-barack-obama-4-points-time-presidency/

;-)

Don Bessee

Talk about blowing the hell outta isis!

http://www.businessinsider.com/marines-in-syria-fired-more-artillery-than-any-battalion-since-vietnam-2018-2

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Don Bessee

Maybe President Trump isn’t a puppet, or a tyrant, or Napoleon, or a fascist. Maybe he’s a wildly successful businessman who loves and understands the country and the American people. Along with that love, he shares American appreciation for, and pride in, our military.

http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2018/02/07/trump-wants-military-parade-and-liberals-are-hysterical-just-more-proof-its-right-thing-to-do.html

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Walt

Nancy must have had a catheter installed. No other way she could have stood that long without leaving to wizz. (poor Dr.)

Todd Juvinall

Honest to GOD. Watching the demoncrats on these TV News programs is almost to difficult for me. They are all liars and obfuscators. They are all Paul Emery's! Never answer the questions asked and always changing the subject. The demoncrats must have a school they attend as they all do this!

Don Bessee

The deepest state-

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2018/02/07/george-soros-man-broke-bank-england-backing-secret-plot-thwart/

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Walt

Todd. The degree ain't called Liberal arts and political science for nothing.

jon smith

Bessee 7:24 - "he shares American appreciation for, and pride in, our military." I had a bone spur removed. Took about 30 minutes from getting prepped to getting on my feet. Hard to believe that Trump didn't do the same so that he could demonstrate his love and pride for the military. But in his own words he sacrificed a lot in his own way instead of joining the troops. So I guess fair is fair.

Bill Tozer.

Just the facts, ma’am. From Mr. Boardman.

“Contrast that with Hodge’s contributions from Joanne Bodine of Grass Valley ($2,000, $691), Neil Bodine of Grass Valley ($3,000, $70) and the Bodine Group ($1,300.) That adds up to $7,061, or 23 percent of the cash Hodge’s campaign raised.”

https://ncroadkill.com/2018/02/06/local-progressive-politics-on-the-installment-plan/

Any relation to Jethro Bodine?


Don Bessee

Well of course they did!

http://freebeacon.com/national-security/feds-scrambled-redact-information-showing-top-secret-spy-abuse/

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Scenes

re: BillTozer and ncroadkill.

I see that Mr. Crabb put up a post on Pelline getting in touch with his feminine side.

I'm thinking he'd need to use a sponge on a stick.

George Boardman

You better look again, Scenes, that post about Pelline was on NCRoadkill.

Robert Cross

For those who doubt climate change is man caused and wish for more information so that they can make a reasoned decision in that regard, might want to read this article on Yuba Net.

https://yubanet.com/regional/steven-schwarzbach-climate-change-a-talk-for-my-community/

Don Bessee

Jessica Levinson, a professor of law and political ethics at Loyola Law School of Los Angeles — and the current president of the Los Angeles Ethics Commission — said that, if proven true, the accusations against Garcia threaten to seriously damage the nationwide movement that has been credited with bringing the issue of sexual harassment into the open.
“Hypocrisy knows no bounds and no partisanship, it crosses all party affiliations,’’ she said. “To the extent that these are substantiated claims, there’s a picture of Cristina Garcia as a hypocrite in the dictionary.”

https://www.politico.com/story/2018/02/08/cristina-garcia-california-metoo-398985

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