The Trump Economic Record Looks Better Every Day

m.knox

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Trump... lol.... No better way to drive the unhinged crazy than stating the fact that Trump resided over "broad based prosperity."

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/a...mic_record_looks_better_every_day_146953.html

When running against Donald Trump for president, Joe Biden often made the now-ironic charge that any president who has allowed so many deaths from COVID-19 should never be in the White House. Today, there are more deaths from COVID under Biden than under Trump -- and that is even with the vaccine.

But it isn't just on health issues that Trump's presidency is looking so much better and competent in hindsight.

Everywhere I go these days, people come up to me and say something like this: "I didn't like some of the things Trump said or the way he acted, but I have to admit I like what he did for the economy."

No one has vindicated Trump's "Make America Great Again" policies more persuasively than Biden. High gas prices, the highest inflation rate in four decades, a plan to double the national debt in 12 years and falling paychecks for workers are waking Americans up to the real broad-based prosperity under Trump.

Trump's strategy was to reduce taxes, slash regulation, massively increase domestic energy production and overhaul trade deals to get tough with China.

No one in the progressive movement thought it could possibly work. The Washington Post famously claimed before the 2016 election that "Trump could destroy the world economy." Did that turn out to be true?

Here are just the facts, ma'am. Over his first three years in office before COVID hit, the unemployment rate fell below 4%, which was near the lowest in half a century. The inflation rate fell to 1%, which was even below the target level set from the Federal Reserve. This kept the interest rates on mortgages and many other loans down to the lowest level in modern times.
 

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Trump 2024!

Libs better get their safe spaces ready as they’ll need some place to screen at the sky.
I'm a supporter of Trump's policies and I voted for him twice. But I don't want him to run again for 2 reasons. He's too old and he won't win. He'll never appeal to a majority of moderates. History has proven out that you need to win the vote from noderate Americans.
 

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I'm a supporter of Trump's policies and I voted for him twice. But I don't want him to run again for 2 reasons. He's too old and he won't win. He'll never appeal to a majority of moderates. History has proven out that you need to win the vote from noderate Americans.
And most of all, independents. That's where elections are won. All anyone has to say in a debate with Biden, you had 3 vaccines given to you and far more people died during your Presidency. You said no one should be President with 200k deaths, so I guess that means you. Precisely why no one, especially Fauci and politicians, should every make definitive statements regarding a pandemic. So many here just knew getting the vax would end Covid and folks wouldn't get sick. They said it over and over, just like Fauci and this entire administration. On top of that, they don't even have enough tests. That's inexcusable. Debate over. That's how easy it is to beat the Dems.
 
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I'm a supporter of Trump's policies and I voted for him twice. But I don't want him to run again for 2 reasons. He's too old and he won't win. He'll never appeal to a majority of moderates. History has proven out that you need to win the vote from noderate Americans.
Yep, nobody is going to vote for a Four 4 x loser.
 

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I'm a supporter of Trump's policies and I voted for him twice. But I don't want him to run again for 2 reasons. He's too old and he won't win. He'll never appeal to a majority of moderates. History has proven out that you need to win the vote from noderate Americans.

I like Trump policies as well and despite some of my pro Trump rhetoric that may sound like I actually worship the man himself, that’s really not the case. The truth is, I like several other Republican candidates better that would likely push the same type of policies and would certainly by 1000% better than anyone in todays Democrat Party. Todays Democrat Party is totally off the rails and is comprised of too many hard core Socialists and some very weak willed and spineless “so called” moderates that go with the direction of the wind. And right now the Socialists are controlling the Democrat Party and setting the agenda.

But I’m just not sure any of those Republican candidates have big enough balls to effect the changes that Trump achieved with a rather weak Republican Congress.

As to whether or not Trump could win the 2024 election, I don’t know, but I wouldn’t be so quick to write him off either, especially in light of a continuation of the current Democrat clown show in the WH. Perhaps the best case scenario would be a real strong Republican Congress in place coupled with a pretty strong and principled Republican President in the WH that isn’t an “earth grader” type personality like Trump. But if and until we have a decent and truthful MSM that’s not just another dishonest and deceitful arm of the Democrat Party and until the Democrat Party is truly controlled by more moderate elements, Trump may still be the best option.
 
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I like Trump policies as well and despite some of my pro Trump rhetoric that may sound like I actually worship the man himself, that’s really not the case. The truth is, I like several other Republican candidates better that would likely push the same type of policies and would certainly by 1000% better than anyone in todays Democrat Party. Todays Democrat Party is totally off the rails and is comprised of too many hard core Socialists and some very weak willed and spineless “so called” moderates that go with the direction of the wind. And right now the Socialists are controlling the Democrat Party and setting the agenda.

But I’m just not sure any of those Republican candidates have big enough balls to effect the changes that Trump achieved with a rather weak Republican Congress.

As to whether or not Trump could win the 2024 election, I don’t know, but I wouldn’t be so quick to write him off either, especially in light of a continuation of the current Democrat clown show in the WH. Perhaps the best case scenario would be a real strong Republican Congress in place coupled with a pretty strong and principled Republican President in the WH that isn’t an “earth grader” type personality like Trump. But if and until we have a decent and truthful MSM that’s not just another dishonest and deceitful arm of the Democrat Party and until the Democrat Party is truly controlled by more moderate elements, Trump may still be the best option.
Get it right Ted , there are no REPUBLICANS anymore, just hardcore bat shit crazy Conservatives. And yes, there is a huge difference.
 

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If DeSantis runs, Trump won't get past the primary anyway

That may be, but if Trump were to run and win the R nomination and he ran against Biden or a generic Democrat candidate (like Buttigieg, Harris, etc), who would you like to win? Just curious.
 

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Get it right Ted , there are no REPUBLICANS anymore, just hardcore bat shit crazy Conservatives. And yes, there is a huge difference.

Why Franklin, that’s the same thing I’d say about todays Democrats. And judging from the right vs wrong direction numbers, I think I’m right about that my good friend.
 
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I'm a supporter of Trump's policies and I voted for him twice. But I don't want him to run again for 2 reasons. He's too old and he won't win. He'll never appeal to a majority of moderates. History has proven out that you need to win the vote from noderate Americans.

The images of 1/6 will prevent Trump from ever winning again. You can debate until the cows come how how much responsibility he should take for it, but images alone will prevent independents from voting for him. That day ended his political future and he was a fool (among other things) for not recognizing that and acting quickly.
 

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I'm a supporter of Trump's policies and I voted for him twice. But I don't want him to run again for 2 reasons. He's too old and he won't win. He'll never appeal to a majority of moderates. History has proven out that you need to win the vote from noderate Americans.

The images of 1/6 will prevent Trump from ever winning again. You can debate until the cows come how how much responsibility he should take for it, but images alone will prevent independents from voting for him. That day ended his political future and he was a fool (among other things) for not recognizing that and acting quickly.
 

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I like Trump policies as well and despite some of my pro Trump rhetoric that may sound like I actually worship the man himself, that’s really not the case. The truth is, I like several other Republican candidates better that would likely push the same type of policies and would certainly by 1000% better than anyone in todays Democrat Party. Todays Democrat Party is totally off the rails and is comprised of too many hard core Socialists and some very weak willed and spineless “so called” moderates that go with the direction of the wind. And right now the Socialists are controlling the Democrat Party and setting the agenda.

But I’m just not sure any of those Republican candidates have big enough balls to effect the changes that Trump achieved with a rather weak Republican Congress.

As to whether or not Trump could win the 2024 election, I don’t know, but I wouldn’t be so quick to write him off either, especially in light of a continuation of the current Democrat clown show in the WH. Perhaps the best case scenario would be a real strong Republican Congress in place coupled with a pretty strong and principled Republican President in the WH that isn’t an “earth grader” type personality like Trump. But if and until we have a decent and truthful MSM that’s not just another dishonest and deceitful arm of the Democrat Party and until the Democrat Party is truly controlled by more moderate elements, Trump may still be the best option.
I'm with Alpha, like the policies but I don't think Trump would win...too many negatives and there are better candidates that will push the same policies as Trump.
A problem for Republicans in 2024......if they take back house and senate, even if they pass the most loved policies, Biden will veto them.
 
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I'm with Alpha, like the policies but I don't think Trump would win...too many negatives and there are better candidates that will push the same policies as Trump.
A problem for Republicans in 2024......if they take back house and senate, even if they pass the most loved policies, Biden will veto them.

But just think how much fun it would be if Trump ran and won again. The libs would go ballistic and that would be worth the cost of admission. LOL.
 

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A few comments relative to some things in this thread:
  • Pandemic deaths under Biden relative to Trump should not be a part of a Republican campaign message. Democrats would argue, right or wrong, that Republicans did not take the vaccine so they caused skewing the statistics. That's pretty much the message, and the excuse, coming from Democrats right now on everything. I would come back and argue that the Democrats have been weak on both testing and therapeutics, even to the point of blocking Ivermectin.
  • The hardest thing for the Republican primary in 2024 will be keeping Trump on the sideline. I do strongly feel that there are conservatives that would not alienate the suburban women as Trump did with his style and language. Josh Hawley would be my favorite.
  • The president in 2025, whoever it is, will inherit an absolute mess. That is for certain. The country is way out of balance on its spending/deficit, so we will have either stagflation or high inflation for the entire Biden presidency. Then cuts will have to be made. So even if Republicans win in 2022/4 it could be short-lived. The government will be like a hot potato. It will take Reagan policies but the budget is already way out of balance. No way to win.
In my opinion, if the Democrats put forward someone moderate, like a Joe Manchin or Tulsi Gabbard, then the Republicans will really need to keep Trump on the sidelines. Elect him to run the House. Impeachment of Biden won't work due to the Senate, so we are really screwed.

The next election would be a grand opportunity for a 3rd party candidate. Someone in the middle politically. The Republicans will takeover Congress but be unable to get anything done with Biden in office. The Democrats will have played their ugly cards and will also be shown to get nothing done. They will blame corporations for inflation.

I do think something really bad on a global scale will happen before 2024. Someone is going to take advantage of this administration's incompetence. I am very concerned about trade, and living within a country that is so dependent on imported goods from an adversary. Other countries are dependent as well, but ours is accustomed to a high living standard.
 

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and the vaccines’ effectiveness were announced on the Monday after the 2020 election.
 

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How so, all Filthy Don did was golf and eat burders and cry.

Record high crime. Record inflation. Record illegal immigration. Surging COVID cases. Families in Afghanistan selling their daughters.......

That's "how so?"
 
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I'm a supporter of Trump's policies and I voted for him twice. But I don't want him to run again for 2 reasons. He's too old and he won't win. He'll never appeal to a majority of moderates. History has proven out that you need to win the vote from noderate Americans.
I guess, if you support the perverted lying creep who cares more about personal gain than American democracy. If your a trump supporter you are a fascist and a racist, because that is what he is. Me, I’m a moderate independent ex Marine who values truth and honesty and above all democratic government for all the people.
 
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I guess, if you support the perverted lying creep who cares more about personal gain than American democracy. If your a trump supporter you are a fascist and a racist, because that is what he is. Me, I’m a moderator independent ex Marine who values truth and honesty and above all democratic government for all the people.

You are a liar.
 

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You are a liar.

If he valued a democratic government, he would accept the will of the people and the results of the 2016 election. Sounds like he, like many, hasn't gotten over the fact that America elected Trump.
 

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I guess, if you support the perverted lying creep who cares more about personal gain than American democracy. If your a trump supporter you are a fascist and a racist, because that is what he is. Me, I’m a moderator independent ex Marine who values truth and honesty and above all democratic government for all the people.
Thanks for your service.

Your characterization of Trump supporters is a sweeping generalization which is inaccurate and unfair.
 

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Thanks for your service.

Your characterization of Trump supporters is a sweeping generalization which is inaccurate and unfair.
Trump's net worth probably dropped by $billion due to his running for president. Any claim that it was for personal gain is ridiculous.

Claims that Trump supporters are racists and fascists is wrong and just plain ignorant.

If you're looking for truth and honesty you shouldn't be looking at Biden. He plagiarized speeches, lied about his academic achievements, lied about participating in civil rights activities, lied about having no knowledge of Hunter's business activities, etc.

I understand that a lot of people don't like Trump. There are things I don't like about Trump. I just wish the haters would comment on policies and specific actions rather than making nasty, unfair, and untrue political comments.
 

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Trump's net worth probably dropped by $billion due to his running for president. Any claim that it was for personal gain is ridiculous.

Claims that Trump supporters are racists and fascists is wrong and just plain ignorant.

If you're looking for truth and honesty you shouldn't be looking at Biden. He plagiarized speeches, lied about his academic achievements, lied about participating in civil rights activities, lied about having no knowledge of Hunter's business activities, etc.

And he certainly lied that he would end COVID.....
 

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I guess, if you support the perverted lying creep who cares more about personal gain than American democracy. If your a trump supporter you are a fascist and a racist, because that is what he is. Me, I’m a moderate independent ex Marine who values truth and honesty and above all democratic government for all the people.
You know nothing about me my friend. But I know something about you. You have a lot of hatred in your heart to show so much disdain for another human being who you don't know.
 

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I guess, if you support the perverted lying creep who cares more about personal gain than American democracy. If your a trump supporter you are a fascist and a racist, because that is what he is. Me, I’m a moderate independent ex Marine who values truth and honesty and above all democratic government for all the people.
You must be one of those who believes senile people aren't capable of lying. With Silver Alert Joe, you might have a point.
 

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I guess, if you support the perverted lying creep who cares more about personal gain than American democracy. If your a trump supporter you are a fascist and a racist, because that is what he is. Me, I’m a moderate independent ex Marine who values truth and honesty and above all democratic government for all the people.

Paxil is your friend.
 

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If your a trump supporter you are a fascist and a racist, because that is what he is.

Your statement makes you an embarrassment to all of us that have served. When you blurt out stupidity, don't drag your service into it. It obviously gave you little in the way of insight and intelligence. Shut up and take that hill.
 

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I posted and all the goons took the bait and admitted their true seditionists and traitorous views . And in keeping with a wise man’s quote , “Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.”
Mark Twain.
 
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I posted and all the goons took the bait and admitted their true seditionists and traitorous views . And in keeping with a wise man’s quote , “Never argue with stupid people, they will drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.”
Mark Twain.

LOL... Another fool who can only accept democracy when it agrees with him. Juvenile.
 
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