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  • So funny kidiot would harp on about this so called record unemployment. As if the stupid moron in the white house even had anything to do with unemployment. And job growth was still better under Obama. So was GDP growth.
    For there is [another] kind of violence, slower but just as deadly, destructive as the shot or the bomb in the night. This is the violence of institutions -- indifference, inaction, and decay. This is the violence that afflicts the poor, that poisons relations between men because their skin has different colors. - Bobby Kennedy (Mindless Menance of Violence)

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    • Originally posted by Kidicious View Post
      Record low Hispanic unemployment!
      Record moronic post.
      For there is [another] kind of violence, slower but just as deadly, destructive as the shot or the bomb in the night. This is the violence of institutions -- indifference, inaction, and decay. This is the violence that afflicts the poor, that poisons relations between men because their skin has different colors. - Bobby Kennedy (Mindless Menance of Violence)

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      • Saudi Arabia doesn't quite declare war on Canada.

        http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer...-11-tweet.html

        Canadian Foreign Affairs sent out an official tweet August 3-
        Canada is gravely concerned about additional arrests of civil society and women’s rights activists in #SaudiArabia, including Samar Badawi. We urge the Saudi authorities to immediately release them and all other peaceful #humanrights activists.

        9:10 AM - Aug 3, 2018

        Saudi's immediately expelled Canada's ambassador, recalled their own ambassador, cancelled educational exchanges (mostly Saudi doctors and engineers training in Canada), cancelled Canadian airlines flight to the kingdom and became generally very bellicose.

        As NY Magazine put it -
        "Canada’'s objection seemed relatively standard, perhaps even the kind of thing the United States might have done back when it cared about human rights.

        But Saudia Arabia reacted as if Canada had just declared war. In a statement released on Sunday, the country accused Canada of “blatant interference in the Kingdom’s domestic affairs.”

        ...but the Saudi's didn't cancel a large order of Canadian armored personnel carriers... they need those to keep their people safe from any semblance of human rights.
        There's nothing wrong with the dream, my friend, the problem lies with the dreamer.

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        • Saudis are outraged... But keep those military vehicles coming. If Trudeau wants to do the right thing he would cancel that order. Speak softly yet carry a big stick. In Trumps case its speak loud irrationally and carry a pencil d*ck.
          For there is [another] kind of violence, slower but just as deadly, destructive as the shot or the bomb in the night. This is the violence of institutions -- indifference, inaction, and decay. This is the violence that afflicts the poor, that poisons relations between men because their skin has different colors. - Bobby Kennedy (Mindless Menance of Violence)

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          • https://amp.thedailybeast.com/omaros...ok-sources-say

            If Omarosa was able to tape Trump then actual foreign intelligence agencies are probably controlling him like... well, like a puppet.

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            • Originally posted by Uncle Sparky View Post
              Saudi Arabia doesn't quite declare war on Canada.

              http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer...-11-tweet.html

              Canadian Foreign Affairs sent out an official tweet August 3-
              Canada is gravely concerned about additional arrests of civil society and women’s rights activists in #SaudiArabia, including Samar Badawi. We urge the Saudi authorities to immediately release them and all other peaceful #humanrights activists.

              9:10 AM - Aug 3, 2018

              Saudi's immediately expelled Canada's ambassador, recalled their own ambassador, cancelled educational exchanges (mostly Saudi doctors and engineers training in Canada), cancelled Canadian airlines flight to the kingdom and became generally very bellicose.
              .......
              I can see Faux news and Breitbarfs take on this "Saudis Pwn Canada after Comrade Trudeau attempts to export commie-liberalism there!"
              I am not delusional! Now if you'll excuse me, i'm gonna go dance with the purple wombat who's playing show-tunes in my coffee cup!
              Rules are like Egg's. They're fun when thrown out the window!
              Difference is irrelevant when dosage is higher than recommended!

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              • Originally posted by JohnT View Post
                https://amp.thedailybeast.com/omaros...ok-sources-say

                If Omarosa was able to tape Trump then actual foreign intelligence agencies are probably controlling him like... well, like a puppet.
                This is really inreresting.

                Especially thre part about the WH hunt for leakers:
                “Along with his comms directorship, Scaramucci had a secondary job. He was apparently the hired hit man,” Manigault writes. “Very low-key, Ivanka [Trump] went around to the original Trumpers, the loyal soldiers, and asked the team to compile a list of suspected leakers. I’d already said my piece about Katie Walsh directly to Donald, and she’d been let go. But Ivanka wanted a new list and, once she had it, she would give it to Scaramucci, so he could fire them all. The final list that was texted to me on July 22 had ten names on it.”
                ...
                “Anthony would start firing them all, after a quick rally in Ohio,” the page continues. Scaramucci, however, would last only 11 days on the job before getting fired by Chief of Staff John Kelly.

                Short, reached by The Daily Beast on Wednesday afternoon, said he “never once engaged in an unauthorized leak during my tenure. I was never confronted about being responsible for an unauthorized leak during my tenure. No one has presented a shred of evidence that I was responsible for unauthorized leaks. And much of my time in the White House was spent cleaning up after unauthorized leaks, and I was a target of them myself.”

                Short, a former assistant press secretary, also noted that “one of my superiors” had “falsely and amateurishly leaked against me,” referring to Scaramucci, and added that branding a fellow official a “leaker” during the first year of the Trump era was often about “coloring people with an expletive rather than having any substantiation for the charge itself.”

                So, obviously under the direction of Ivanka, they just compiled a list with people suspected of leaking ... and for a person to land on the list it seems to have been suficient to just be accused by someone else in the WH to be a leaker. And Scaramucchi then fired the people on the list, without any effort being spent on checking whether the accusations are true or not.

                If anything can be compared to a witch hunt, then this one
                Tamsin (Lost Girl): "I am the Harbinger of Death. I arrive on winds of blessed air. Air that you no longer deserve."
                Tamsin (Lost Girl): "He has fallen in battle and I must take him to the Einherjar in Valhalla"

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                • From how I read that, Mooch was supposed to fire them, but got fired before he could fire.

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                  • Originally posted by Proteus_MST View Post

                    Well, read this:
                    https://www.vox.com/2018/5/7/1728669...unt-data-chart

                    It contains a really interesting chapter about the difficulties of doing a correct census in districts with a high percentage of minorities.
                    It also says how the republicans are planning to get incorrect results of their gusto out of the 2020 census
                    (for example by allocating less money, so that (due to the lack of funds) districts with minorities (who more likely vote for democrats) get undercounted)
                    WT....?
                    I drank beer. I like beer. I still like beer. ... Do you like beer Senator?
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                    • Originally posted by JohnT View Post
                      From how I read that, Mooch was supposed to fire them, but got fired before he could fire.
                      Sounds to me like he kicked a lot of the suspects out before he, himself, got fired.
                      Kind of mass processing ... you are fired .. the next one please ... you are fired ... the next one please ... and so on
                      Tamsin (Lost Girl): "I am the Harbinger of Death. I arrive on winds of blessed air. Air that you no longer deserve."
                      Tamsin (Lost Girl): "He has fallen in battle and I must take him to the Einherjar in Valhalla"

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                      • Originally posted by Kidicious View Post

                        WT....?
                        Ingenious, isn't it? If the electorate changes so it no longer supports you; You just screw around with the census so that people unlikely to vote for you don't get to vote!
                        I am not delusional! Now if you'll excuse me, i'm gonna go dance with the purple wombat who's playing show-tunes in my coffee cup!
                        Rules are like Egg's. They're fun when thrown out the window!
                        Difference is irrelevant when dosage is higher than recommended!

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                        • That has nothing to do with the unemployment rate. I can't be bothered with that you idiots.
                          I drank beer. I like beer. I still like beer. ... Do you like beer Senator?
                          - Justice Brett Kavanaugh

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                          • Todd Purdum of the Atlantic did a hit piece on Acosta. He says the President is winning, and Acosta is making journalists look bad.

                            https://www.theatlantic.com/politics...ot-win/566990/
                            I drank beer. I like beer. I still like beer. ... Do you like beer Senator?
                            - Justice Brett Kavanaugh

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                            • WASHINGTON — With the economy adding nearly 300,000 jobsin February, it’s clear that the labor market is on a roll. And, perhaps surprisingly, there is no group for whom that is truer than Hispanics.

                              Employment among Hispanics has increased 5 percent over the last 12 months, according to the Labor Department, compared with 3.8 percent for blacks and 1.4 percent for whites. (The last figure partly reflects the rising number of retirements among the aging white population.)

                              Of all the country’s major racial and ethnic groups, only Hispanics, as of late last year, had returned to their unemployment levels before the recession, according to the recent Economic Report of the President.

                              Given that roughly half of Hispanic workers are foreign born, that development might seem destined to aggravate nativist tensions in Congress, where Republicans have tried to roll back the president’s executive action on undocumented immigrants.
                              I drank beer. I like beer. I still like beer. ... Do you like beer Senator?
                              - Justice Brett Kavanaugh

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                              • meanwhile

                                The Last Major TV Factory in the U.S. Is Shutting Down Because of President Trump's Tariffs

                                A South Carolina plant that assembles televisions using Chinese parts plans to shut down and lay off nearly all its employees because of new tariffs imposed by the Trump Administration, the company announced this week.

                                Element Electronics — which describes itself as the only assembler of televisions in the U.S. — plans to lay off 126 of its 134 permanent full-time employees and close the Winnsboro, S.C. plant on Oct. 5. Notably, there are still at least two smaller companies that continue to assemble speciality televisions in the U.S.

                                “The layoff and closure is a result of the new tariffs that were recently and unexpectedly imposed on many goods imported from China, including the key television components used in our assembly operations in Winnsboro,” Carl Kennedy, Element’s vice president of human resources, said in a letter to the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce on Monday.
                                http://time.com/5361394/tv-factory-c...trump-tariffs/
                                I am not delusional! Now if you'll excuse me, i'm gonna go dance with the purple wombat who's playing show-tunes in my coffee cup!
                                Rules are like Egg's. They're fun when thrown out the window!
                                Difference is irrelevant when dosage is higher than recommended!

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