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Posts Made By: Rod Kaufman

January 27, 2022 10:44 PM Forum: Politics

The Latest Poll: Biden vs Trump/ Biden Vs DeSantis

Posted By Rod Kaufman

Biden whoops both of them!
https://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/591590-biden-leading-trump-desantis-by-similar-margins-in-new-poll

January 28, 2022 12:55 AM Forum: Politics

The US economy grew at the fastest rate in 2021 since the Reagan administration

Posted By Rod Kaufman

Originally Posted by Greg Shaffer
LOL....talk about some revisionist bullshit to make that claim.

6.5 million have left the work force and are not being counted as unemployed

The number of people on welfare has shot up by over 45%

Americans classified as living in poverty up by over 20%

Health insurance costs increased by nearly 20%

Gasoline costs increased by almost 80%

Federal debt increase of well over 50%

That is the REAL state of the union......

 
Lol! What Bs from Greg, who else:
"Since there were 7.4 million unemployed Americans in October, that means there were 1.5 available jobs for each unemployed person, the most on record dating back two decades."
"The number of hires dipped to 6.5 million, highlighting that employers continue to struggle to fill an unprecedented number of vacancies."
"Overall, the Job Openings and Labor Turnover Survey underscores that in this job market, workers hold all the cards."
https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/2021/12/08/labor-market-job-openings-great-resignation/6425215001/
"Sep 14, 2021 — The official poverty rate in 2020 was 11.4 percent, up 1.0 percentage point from 10.5 percent in 2019."
https://www.census.gov/library/publications/2021/demo/p60-273.html
Health Insurance: that varies a lot with different plans and providers and employer contributions. Looking the the medicare numbers, however, "CMS officials stressed that while the 14.5 percent Part B premium increase is a stiff one, the Social Security cost-of-living adjustment (COLA)  — at 5.9 percent, the largest in 30 years - is estimated to average $92 per recipient. So even after the increase in the Medicare Part B premium, most Social Security recipients, whose Part B premiums are typically deducted from their Social Security benefits, will still see a net increase in their monthly check. The COLA goes into effect in January."
“Once again, American seniors and taxpayers will pay the price for the outrageous pricing behavior of big drug companies,” said Bill Sweeney, AARP senior vice president for government affairs. “When Big Pharma sets a high drug price, everyone pays for it"
https://www.aarp.org/health/medicare-insurance/info-2021/part-b-premiums-increase.html
Gasoline prices vary widely from state to state so you could cite one figure from one station somewhere in Ca and say that's it's gone up 80% but not nationally: https://gasprices.aaa.com/news/
 Federal Debt: There's two areas here: the government deficit: Deficits. At an estimated 10.3 percent of gross domestic product (GDP), the deficit in 2021 would be the second largest since 1945, exceeded only by the 14.9 percent shortfall recorded last year. In CBO’s projections, deficits decline as the effects of the 2020–2021 coronavirus pandemic wane. But they remain large by historical standards and begin to increase again during the latter half of the decade. Deficits increase further in subsequent decades, from 5.7 percent of GDP in 2031 to 13.3 percent by 2051—exceeding their 50-year average of 3.3 percent of GDP in each year during that period."
Federal debt held by the public: this where the increase is and this is where the debt burden will be.
https://www.cbo.gov/publication/57038
As usual, Greg provides no citations to back up anything he says, so you know where the bs is...

January 28, 2022 02:16 AM Forum: Politics

The US economy grew at the fastest rate in 2021 since the Reagan administration

Posted By Rod Kaufman

Originally Posted by Greg Shaffer
LOL....like I said it is hard to believe the left can keep a straight face and make the claims its making.....well actually it isnt. Liars do what they do....and you suck it up like a sponge.
Lol, Greg can't back up what he says with any citations. Probably gets it from some conservative blog or wing nut radio station. And he probably thinks the deficit and the debt and everything else he states just happened in the one year that Biden has been in office with zero reference to the deficit-run up under Trump or the effects of GLOBAL inflation upon the country. But Greg sucks it up from a right wing blog or a wingnut on the airwaves and gulps it down with another buffalo burger and a swig of A1 steak sauce...

January 28, 2022 05:47 AM Forum: Politics

The US economy grew at the fastest rate in 2021 since the Reagan administration

Posted By Rod Kaufman

Originally Posted by Greg Shaffer
Wow.....Rich pegged you pretty good. What a fruitcake.....
I've got to keep telling myself that attempting to reason with someone who believes in the big lie that the election was stolen and Biden didn't really get 6 or so million votes more than Trump is like trying to talk to a fruitcake...

January 28, 2022 04:28 PM Forum: Politics

On Holocaust Remembrance Day: Tennessee Republicans Ban Book On Holocaust

Posted By Rod Kaufman

Originally Posted by Richard Davis

Sure it is taught.  CRT, that garbage Racist and Marxist crap that Ibram X Kendi asserts, is being taught in many school districts around the nation.  

It was definitely being taught to the kids in Loudoun county Virginia, where the most vocal parents have been pushing back hard.

Your assertion that it is not, is about as credible as your ability to put forth a coherent English sentence as I addressed in my previous posting to you. 
https://www.politifact.com/factchecks/2021/nov/16/rick-scott/critical-race-theory-isnt-virginias-curriculum/

January 28, 2022 05:36 PM Forum: Politics

On Holocaust Remembrance Day: Tennessee Republicans Ban Book On Holocaust

Posted By Rod Kaufman

Originally Posted by Richard Davis

Judicial Watch confirmed it is being taught.  The Loudoun County school superintendent said in an email that it is being implemented.  They just call it by a different name.

If politifact told you that you were hatched from an egg, you would believe it.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/virginia-loudoun-officials-acknowledge-critical-race-theory-influences-work
The Fox news story is the hatched egg. That BS was debunked in the politico fact check. 

January 28, 2022 06:33 PM Forum: Politics

The Grift Continues...

Posted By Rod Kaufman

"Former President Trump made between $3 million to $4 million during last year's speaking tour with former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, The Washington Post reported."
"One person familiar with the deal told the Post that Trump made millions off the four-event "History Tour."
"I said loud and clear,” he said at an event in Orlando. “We won the first time, and the second time we won by even more. And it looks like we might have to think about very strongly a third time.”
"The Orlando Sentinel reported at the time the tickets for the event dropped from $100 to $40 after the event did not sell out."
"The loyalty of Trump’s supporters has given him the ability to sell books that mostly contain public pictures for $75, a person familiar with the book deal told the Post."
https://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/591818-trump-made-3-4-million-on-oreilly-tour-wapost

January 28, 2022 06:53 PM Forum: Politics

Biden sends flights of criminal illegal aliens all over the nation

Posted By Rod Kaufman

Originally Posted by Richard Davis
https://nypost.com/2022/01/27/migrants-with-criminal-records-among-those-being-released-in-the-us-ice-agent/

Then they use their criminal arrest papers for ID, after ICE is forced by Biden to either bus them around the country to Airports, or fly them to airports via charter airline service, whereby they present their papers for their arrest, used as identification to take them anywhere in the nation they wish to go.  

All of course at US taxpayer expense.  

This is an impeachable offense and several Republican members of the US Congress say that when they take back the house this November, they will proceed with Impeachment of Joe Biden for crimes against the American people in assisting criminal illegal aliens in being released throughout the nation.  

From the article:  

In the video, one contractor blamed the surreptitious nature of the operation on President Biden’s administration, saying, “Because if this gets out, the government is betraying the American people.”


“You don’t want to be in somewhere the spotlight is,” a contractor said. “You want to try and be as down-low as possible. A lot of this is just down-low stuff that we don’t tell people because what we don’t want to do is attract attention. We don’t want the media. Like we don’t even know where we’re going when they tell us.”

The 51-minute recording was obtained by former Westchester County Executive Rob Astorino, a Republican candidate for governor, through a Freedom of Information Law request.
Already debunked:
"The specific series of flights that the candidates are talking about, which traveled from Texas to the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport and the Lehigh Valley International Airport in Pennsylvania in late December, were chartered by the federal Department of Health and Human Services."
"Elizabeth Rementer, a spokeswoman for Gov. Tom Wolf, confirmed to Fox News that three Wilkes-Barre flights had been HHS charters, that they were transporting children, and that those children were “en route to their final destination to be unified with their parents or vetted sponsor,” not being resettled in Pennsylvania. The Lehigh airport gave the New York Post similar information: that the flights were from HHS."
https://whyy.org/articles/pa-gop-primary-candidates-warn-of-immigrant-ghost-flights-but-lack-facts-and-context/

January 28, 2022 07:15 PM Forum: Politics

The Grift Continues...

Posted By Rod Kaufman

Trump's LATEST grift:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-enQmegy26k

January 28, 2022 09:21 PM Forum: Politics

Biden sends flights of criminal illegal aliens all over the nation

Posted By Rod Kaufman

Originally Posted by Richard Davis

I guess I could remind you that Don Lemon seriously contemplated the idea that the missing airliner from Malaysia years back may have actually flown into a black hole. 

Were you watching his show that night when he postulated that theory?  wink 

And this was written about by one of the left's most favorite News rags, the Atlantic Magazine: https://www.theatlantic.com/international/archive/2014/03/we-asked-scientists-about-cnns-black-hole-based-malaysian-plane-theory/359382/

From the article: Last night, CNN's Don Lemon speculated that the missing Malaysia Airlines flight may have disappeared from the Earth because of a black hole. An Ivy League astronomer thinks that's unlikely.  

And I have to say, I know you're a big fan of Don Lemon, so it appears you get your information from the dumbest man on cable TV, a guy who at this point must sport a negative IQ.  


So for you to throw any stones, especially when I personally have had to school you on 1st grade math that you were unable to master, is pretty embarrassing for you, don't you think?

Or do I need to go over fractions with you once more?  wink 
Wrong! "anchor Don Lemon read a pair of tweets he received from viewers suggesting the plane's disappearance could be the result of a "black hole," Bermuda Triangle or an occurence akin to the television series "Lost."
"Lemon then turned to Mary Schiavo, former inspector general of the U.S. Department of Transportation, and said, "I know it's preposterous, but is it preposterous, do you think, Mary?"
"It is," Schiavo replied. "A small black hole would suck in our entire universe. So we know it's not that. The Bermuda Triangle is often weather, and 'Lost' is a TV show."
"Right," Lemon said.
Fox's Rupert Murdoch felt he nailed it with his own explanation: "Maybe no crash but stolen, effectively hidden, perhaps in Northern Pakistan, like Bin Laden."
https://www.yahoo.com/news/weather/cnn-black-hole-malaysia-flight-370-theories-144151381.html