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Old May 14th, 2017, 08:55 PM   #21
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What is amazing me is that the National Review is turning on a Republican President. I guess they are finally being forced to admit that he isn't a conservative.

I'm sure William F. Buckley Jr. spun in his grave when Trump got the nomination.
The National Review is not turning on a Republican President. The organization was one of the first and most vocal anti-Trumpers. Nothing had changed.
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Old May 15th, 2017, 04:51 AM   #22
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Wow, another thread lacking any real facts but heavy on innuendo and emotion to rally the base.

So much for truth. Didn't the progs cry when this tactic was used on Mr Obama and Mrs Clinton?

And here we are today eating from the same trough making farm animal noises.
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Old May 15th, 2017, 10:12 AM   #23
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And still no mention of what statutes have been broken. The crazed leftists. Remember when the media demanded Trump say he would accept the election outcome? Frauds, fools, and liars on the left.
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Old May 15th, 2017, 10:25 AM   #24
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Well twice now trump has tried to enact policies to help secure the nation, and been stabbed in the back by activist judges.
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Old May 15th, 2017, 10:40 AM   #25
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Here is the real Comey debacle.

• Comey outlining actual statutes Hillary had broken, then use the lame excuse of intent.

• Comey allowing Cheryl Mills to claim attorney-client privilege, and not be questioned, even though she was not Hillary's attorney.

• Comey allowing computers to be destroyed.

And more.
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Old May 15th, 2017, 10:54 AM   #26
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Ann Coulter thinks all the Comey drama is to distract from the fact that Trump ain't done jack to get that wall going ... ain't done jack......
Trouble with this theory is that it requires some joined up thinking....not seen an awful lot of that from this administration so far.
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Old May 15th, 2017, 11:26 AM   #27
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Ann Coulter thinks all the Comey drama is to distract from the fact that Trump ain't done jack to get that wall going ... ain't done jack......



Lots more: Donald Trump?s James Comey Debacle -- FBI Director Fired & Certified Letter | National Review
Don't tell me! Now Ann Coulter is accepted as a member of the "Resistance?"

And it's not just about that stupid Wall! Trump's whole infrastructure spending/jobs plans got deep-sixed by the real billionaires:
It's Official: How the Koch Brothers Killed Trump’s Job Plan
It's Official: How the Koch Brothers Killed Trump?s Job Plan | Alternet

As the 100-day mark of Donald Trump’s embattled presidency approaches, it’s official: the self-proclaimed champion of America’s forgotten workers has no jobs plan.

In announcing his new tax plan, President Trump quietly abandoned his biggest legislative initiative aimed at creating American jobs, and postponed again his ambitious but vague trillion-dollar infrastructure jobs program.

While most news organizations are focusing on Trump's proposed tax cuts, the bigger story may be Trump’s disappearing jobs agenda. While Trump’s presidency is deeply unpopular, his focus on American jobs is the rare issue where he commands wide support. One recent poll found 73 percent of respondents approved of his performance on jobs.

Trump's problem is translating his rhetoric into reality. Just two months ago, Trump endorsed a "border adjustment tax" designed to favor domestic manufacturers and thus create American jobs.

"I certainly support a form of tax on the border," the president told Reuters. "What is going to happen is companies are going to come back here, they're going to build their factories and they're going to create a lot of jobs and there's no tax."

Trump also hinted he would send Congress legislation enacting a trillion-dollar infrastructure jobs program.

Another right-wing rebellion on Capitol Hill suffocated his plans. The border adjustment tax (BAT) was opposed by the Koch brothers’ conservative advocacy network and the domestic retail industry, led by Walmart and other firms that sell imported goods. With no interest in or understanding of the legislation, and a nonexistent congressional relations operation, Trump had no ability to secure approval of the idea.

Eight weeks ago, I asked, "Who Wins? Trump vs. Koch Brothers on Jobs." Three weeks ago, I suggested Trump was facing humiliation.

Official Failure

Today, the Koch brothers' victory is complete, and Trump’s failure is official. Facing certain defeat on the BAT, Trump abandoned his attempt to create American jobs.

About Trump's new proposal, the New York Times notes:

As of late Tuesday, the plan did not include Mr. Trump’s promised $1 trillion infrastructure program, two of the people said, and it jettisoned a House Republican proposal to impose a substantial tax on imports, known as a border adjustment tax, which would have raised billions of dollars to help offset the cost of the [tax] cuts.

What happened? Trump got rolled by the combined lobbying machine of the Koch brothers and the retail industry. Americans for Prosperity, the Kochs' political action organization, ran TV ads denouncing the BAT as a $1.2 trillion tax increase on seniors and the working poor. Another Koch-funded group defined the measure as a tax increase on millennials.

The head of the Retail Industry Leaders Association declared, “The border adjustment tax is harmful, untested, and would put American retail jobs at risk and force consumers to pay as much as 20% more for family essentials."

Against this Washington juggernaut, the disorganized and disengaged president didn’t stand a chance. As the Times more gently put it, “Mr. Trump acceded to pressure from retailers and conservative advocacy groups.”

Other Priorities

Trump’s retreat clarifies his governing priorities. During the 2016 campaign, candidate Trump promised to pass a massive jobs program in his first 100 days. In office, President Trump put repeal of Obamacare first. That failed. He pivoted to tax reform designed to stimulate job creation. That too has failed.

“The border adjustment tax may be revisited later, but was considered too controversial to include now,” the Times reported.

The story of the day is Trump's proposal for tax cuts that will increase the deficit.
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Old May 15th, 2017, 11:29 AM   #28
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What is amazing me is that the National Review is turning on a Republican President. I guess they are finally being forced to admit that he isn't a conservative.

I'm sure William F. Buckley Jr. spun in his grave when Trump got the nomination.
They didn't turn on him, hell they tried to bury him throughout the Campaign, Bill Kristol detests him.
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Old May 15th, 2017, 12:08 PM   #29
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What is amazing me is that the National Review is turning on a Republican President. I guess they are finally being forced to admit that he isn't a conservative.

I'm sure William F. Buckley Jr. spun in his grave when Trump got the nomination.
Rush told us all from the git-go that Trump is not a conservative.
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Old May 15th, 2017, 12:40 PM   #30
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Rush told us all from the git-go that Trump is not a conservative.
No conservative believed Trump was a conservative. Trump is just less liberal than Hillary.
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