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vlyons

(10,252 posts)
Wed Nov 7, 2018, 08:12 PM Nov 2018

My dystopian thoughts for today

Before Trump's next 2 years are out, the economy will crash big time, due to the tariffs and the national debt. It won't be pretty. The House will not be able to repeal Trump's tax cuts, because the Senate will not go along. Troops will be sent overseas somewhere in a phony war with Iran.

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roamer65

(36,796 posts)
2. We won't be able to afford a foreign war.
Wed Nov 7, 2018, 08:20 PM
Nov 2018

The dollar will crash, putting the world into a depression so deep that the Great Depression will look like a summer outing.

regnaD kciN

(26,179 posts)
4. If that happens, next election will make yesterday's "blue wave" seem like a ripple...
Wed Nov 7, 2018, 08:35 PM
Nov 2018

If 45 manages to screw up the country in that obvious and undeniable a manner, we’ll not only get the presidency, but enough of a Senate majority to allow us to pack (“rebalance”) SCOTUS — and much, much more.

Jim__

(14,203 posts)
5. Yes. And if the economy collapses they'll blame it on the Democratic House.
Wed Nov 7, 2018, 08:40 PM
Nov 2018

And the media will dutifully report what each side says as if the economy is some deep mystery and there is no way to decide which side is right.

guillaumeb

(42,641 posts)
6. Do not underestimate the ability of Trump voters to be fooled again,
Wed Nov 7, 2018, 08:46 PM
Nov 2018

and again, and again.

And the media will act as the US corporate media always acts.

Eko

(7,823 posts)
8. Mine are way worse.
Wed Nov 7, 2018, 09:06 PM
Nov 2018

Not sure about the economy at first, the tariffs wont do much to the economy except make some poor farmers, wall street and big business will still be booming and the debt will take a while to effect it, like 2030 or so. A war with Iran would be bad, on that I agree. Im thinking that the House and Mueller will start to take play and there will more assassination attempts on Democrats, way more, and not just high level politicians. Those are the hardest to get anyways, watch for governors, protest being bombed, abortion clinics, local Democratic offices. Then there will be the Constitutional crisis, house issues subpoenas and the executive branch just straight out denies them, goes to supreme court and will take a long time or just side with Dump, more protests, more bombings at protests, more bombings in general, right wing terrorism will explode, Dump send in the national guard because of damage at protests and all of a sudden we have the suspension of habeas corpus and what looks like the ukraine protests of 2013. Then the economy will crash.

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