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Trump said he wouldn't cut Medicaid, Social Security, and Medicare. His 2020 budget cuts all 3.

Over the next 10 years, Trump’s 2020 budget proposal aims to spend $1.5 trillion less on Medicaid — instead allocating $1.2 trillion in a block-grant program to states — $25 billion less on Social Security, and $845 billion less on Medicare (some of that is reclassified to a different department). Their intentions are to cut benefits under Medicaid and Social Security. The impact on Medicare is more complicated, which I’ll get into a bit later.

Here’s what’s actually happening: This budget proposes finding $845 billion in savings over 10 years from Medicare as we know it. But $269 billion of that figure is reclassified under the Department of Health and Human Services, bringing the Medicare cuts to $575 billion. As Vox explained, the administration says it will achieve these cost reductions by targeting wasteful spending and provider payments and lowering prescription drug costs.

The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, which advocates for fiscal responsibility, estimates that 85 percent of these cuts will come from reductions in provider payments, 5 percent would come from policies around medical malpractice, and 11 percent would come from reducing drug costs through the Medicare Part D program. Medicare Part D is the only area of these reforms that could raise out-of-pocket drug prices for some while lowering it for others. Otherwise, premiums, deductibles, and copays would largely be left unaffected.

Unsurprisingly, the Federation of American Hospitals is not a fan of this part of Trump’s budget proposal. In a statement, they called the reforms “devastating for seniors.” More surprisingly, as Axios’s Sam Baker points out, these reforms are pretty similar to policies Barack Obama proposed in 2012 that Republicans panned.

https://www.vox.com/policy-and-politics/2019/3/12/18260271/trump-medicaid-social-security-medicare-budget-cuts

Trumps Lies are Coming to fold, as the Media talks BS the Truth takes a Backseat!

"My Pillow" Guy at CPAC: Donald Trump is the Best Because He "Was Chosen by God"

Mike Lindell, the guy known to TV audiences as the “My Pillow” guy, also happens to be a conservative Christian activist. During a talk at the right-wing CPAC event this morning, he told the crowd that Donald Trump was “chosen by God” and that’s why he’s so amazing.

… Now we go back in time to 2016, and I see myself in divine appointments, and one was especially important. Donald Trump invited me to meet him at Trump Tower in New York City. I walked into his city with high hopes on August 15, 2016. I walked out of that office after meeting with him, and I knew God had chosen him for such a time as this.

God answered our prayers, our millions of prayers, and gave us grace, and a miracle happened on Nov. 8, 2016. We were given a second chance and time granted to get our country back on track with our conservative values and getting people saved in Jesus’ name.
As I stand before you today, I see the greatest president in history. Of course he is. He was chosen by God.

https://friendlyatheist.patheos.com/2019/02/28/my-pillow-guy-at-cpac-donald-trump-is-the-best-because-he-was-chosen-by-god/

The idiocy (noun, plural id·i·o·cies. utterly senseless or foolish behavior; a stupid or foolish act, statement, etc.: All this talk of zombies coming to attack us is pure idiocy.) Scary, Foolish People Love Trump!

DOW -660 Enough Trump is a GOP Disaster 4 Pure Greed World Glad Trump only 4 Years


First of all, no one should have their savings in the stock market. I do Options and have earned 3x my losses this year in stocks by playing the volatility indexes on our brokerage accounts (kind of like a hobby that pays well). So, it's pure gambling.To us, when we flip real estate, we buy low on liens, fix up, and sell. This is even better than sports gambling that is now legal in RI or casinos.

Same is true with stocks, get depressed ones like AMSC, and sell high. this stock was almost $500 a share one time but picked it up for pennies on the dollar, like $3 a share and the return is now over 3x!

To me, the stock market is one gigantic ponzi scheme where most companies are 20 to 100x earnings, so it's shorting and pulling out after a 20% to 40% gain. No one should have, as they keep saying, no more than 10% of your net worth in the stock market.

https://community.aarp.org/t5/Politics-Current-Events/TRUMP-IS-KILLING-THE-STOCK-MARKET/td-p/1967340

National Dept Under Trump $21 Trillion 1st Time Ever - 5 Billion for Wall Dumb

Under Trump's watch, national debt tops $21 trillion for first time ever

About a year ago, President Trump pledged to eliminate the national debt "over a period of eight years." But for the first time in history, the national debt surpassed $21 trillion this week, according to the U.S. Treasury.

The landmark comes shortly after Congress passed, and Mr. Trump signed, a suspension on the federal debt limit last month, allowing the government to borrow an unlimited amount of money until March 1, 2019.

When Mr. Trump took office on Jan. 20, 2017, the national debt was $19.9 trillion, according to U.S. Treasury data. Since then, the GOP-led Congress has passed a $1.5 trillion tax cut bill and a two-year spending deal which, together, are expected to drive the deficit and debt further upward. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget estimates annual deficits could top $2.1 trillion p

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/under-donald-trump-national-debt-tops-21-trillion-for-first-time-ever/

U.S. National Debt Clock : Real Time

http://www.usdebtclock.org/

Republicans Set Up Clinton With Monica Lewinsky Starrs GOP - Bull Shit Fars

TIME magazine There's Something About Linda Tripp may have helped trigger the Lewinsky scandal, but tales of her manipulations may now be key to Clinton's counterattack

(TIME, October 5) -- Notes for a book proposal: How to Bring Down Bill Clinton, by Linda R. Tripp. Part 1: Befriend a young woman who has caught the President's wandering eye. "Tripp advised Lewinsky that she was the kind of woman the President would like, and an affair with the President would be a neat thing to tell her grandkids," according to an FBI report prepared for Ken Starr. Then she discovered that Lewinsky and Clinton were already involved. "Tripp kept hounding Lewinsky until Lewinsky finally said, 'Look, I've already had an affair with him and it's over,'" the report said.

Part 2: Fuel Monica's obsession with Clinton--and get the evidence. Tripp coached Lewinsky in her campaign to rekindle the affair, secretly tape-recorded her confessions and got her to document her encounters and preserve crucial evidence. Claiming she was good at identifying "patterns" in relationships, Tripp had Lewinsky create a spreadsheet detailing her visits and phone calls with Clinton. She talked Lewinsky out of having the semen-stained dress cleaned, telling her not to wear it because it made her "look fat," and advising her to lock it in a safe-deposit box because "it could be evidence one day," according to Lewinsky. "And I said that was ludicrous." Tripp helped her compose letters to Clinton and sent her e-mail messages praising a tie she had given him ("stupendous, no kidding, clean, crisp, texture, color, pattern, bright, without being at all over the top" and a valentine Monica placed in the Washington Post.

Part 3: Set the trap. In October Tripp told Lewinsky that a friend at the White House had heard rumors about Monica and thought she should "get out of town" and that Clinton should find her a job. "They create jobs at the White House, you know, six days a week," Tripp quoted the friend as saying. And Tripp apparently planted the idea with Monica that Clinton should get lawyer Vernon Jordan to find the job for her. Lewinsky told FBI agents that Tripp had suggested it. Monica later testified that "I know I had discussed [Jordan] with Linda. Either I had had the thought, or she had suggested Vernon Jordan would be a good person who is a close friend of the President and has a lot of contacts in New York."

Part 4: Push for a quid pro quo. When the job hunt was on, Tripp made Lewinsky promise not to sign a Paula Jones affidavit denying sex until her new position was locked up--"because if you sign the affidavit before you get the job, they're never going to give you the job." Had Lewinsky taken her advice, it would have looked like an explicit deal--lies in exchange for employment--when in fact Lewinsky started asking Clinton for job help months before she knew she was a Jones-team target. But here's a neat plot twist: Lewinsky says she lied to Tripp about the affidavit, pretending not to sign it because she hoped to keep Tripp on her side. Monica also says she lied to Tripp about the alleged cover-up, telling her that both Clinton and Jordan had urged her to lie about the affair--which she now says they never explicitl

http://www.cnn.com/ALLPOLITICS/time/1998/09/28/clinton.starr.html

Trump Economy in YO-YO Decline -600+ Stock Market Today: November 12, 2018

After The Close - Stocks opened lower this morning, and weakened further as the session progressed. Ultimately, the bulls and bargain hunters remained on the sidelines, making it difficult for the major averages to rebound.

At the close of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 602 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was off 55 points; and the technology-heavy NASDAQ was lower by 206 points (nearly a 3% drop). Market breadth showed broad based selling, as declining issues outpaced advancers by a roughly 2 to 1 margin on the NYSE.

Most of the major equity market sectors declined, with steep losses in the technology names. Specifically, shares of Apple (AAPL – Free Apple Stock Report) slipped following investor concerns regarding its business outlook. In contrast, the defensive utilities managed to stage a slight advance.

http://www.valueline.com/Markets/Daily_Updates/Stock_Market_Today__November_12,_2018.aspx#.W-pE_5NKhME

How Republicans Cheat Lie Steal Elections 2000 Bush Brings in Brooks Brother Riot to WIN with Fraud

Maddow & Scarborough: Two Views Of The 'Brooks Brothers Riot' Of 2000





Beware the GOP will do anything to win BEWARE!!!!!!!! How they did it in 2000 and destroyed the country in 8 years to need a Multi-Million to Billions dollar bail out!

Matthew Whitaker Pawn for Trump the Biggest Liar In World History!


From October 2014 to September 2017, Whitaker was the executive director of the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust,[27] and the organization's only full-time employee in 2015 and 2016.[28] FACT, founded in late 2014, is a conservative nonprofit organization specializing in legal and ethical issues related to politics.[29][30] The Washington Post reported in February 2015 that "The group is backed by $1 million in seed money from donors who support conservative legal causes", and that Whitaker had declined to identify the donors.[31] According to the organization's first tax return, its funding — $600,000 in 2014 - came from a conservative donor-advised fund called DonorsTrust, a pass-through vehicle that allows donors to remain anonymous.[32]

During Whitaker's tenure at FACT, the organization had a special focus on the Hillary Clinton e-mail controversy and perceived favoritism in the business dealings of Clinton.[33] While the head of FACT, Whitaker wrote opinion pieces that appeared in USA Today and the Washington Examiner, and appeared regularly on conservative talk-radio shows and cable news.[34] For four months, from June to September 2017, he was a CNN contributor.[35]

One month prior to joining the Justice Department, Whitaker wrote an opinion column for CNN titled "Mueller's Investigation of Trump is Going Too Far."[36] He stated that Mueller's investigation should be limited and should not probe into Trump's finances.[37]

Constitutional views
The New York Times' Charlie Savage reported that Whitaker said in a question-and-answer session during his 2014 Iowa Senatorial campaign that "the courts are supposed to be the inferior branch."[38][39] Whitaker was critical of the United States Supreme Court beginning with Marbury v. Madison (1803), the decision that allows judicial review of the constitutionality of the acts of the other branches of government. In the same interview, he criticized a long line of Supreme Court cases.[38] Harvard Law professor Lawrence Tribe described Whitaker's views as “extreme and the overall picture he presents would have virtually no scholarly support,” and they would be “destabilizing” to society if he used the power of the attorney general to advance them."[38]

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matthew_Whitaker_(attorney)

Ying and Yang Trump Makes $$$$ Media Makes $$$$ USA Loose GOP/Trump/Media Despicable VOTE!



Trump businesses making millions from political and taxpayer spending – report

16 Apr 2018

Donald Trump’s US businesses have raked in $15.1m in revenue from political groups and federal agencies since he began his run for the presidency, according to a report released on Monday.

https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/apr/16/trump-businesses-money-campaign-federal-agencies

Yes, Donald Trump will make money for CNN

08/20/2015

At the end of a recent interview with Time Magazine, Donald Trump floated an idea: What if he told CNN that unless they made a $10 million donation to charity, he wouldn't show up at the Sept. 16 GOP debate?

"If I go to CNN and I say, Look, you’re going to have a massive audience, and if I say to them, I want $10 million for charity, nothing for myself, what happens? I’m not showing up, right?" he told Time's

https://www.politico.com/blogs/media/2015/08/yes-donald-trump-will-make-money-for-cnn-212706

Trump promised millions to charity. We found less than $10,000 over 7 years.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-promised-millions-to-charity-we-found-less-than-10000-over-7-years/2016/06/28/cbab5d1a-37dd-11e6-8f7c-d4c723a2becb_story.html?

Dow -600+ erases gains for the year - Trumps & GOP Lies Destroying Markets World Economy

Dow erases gains for the year, tumbles more than 600 points as stocks extend October swoon

Stocks plummeted on Wednesday as a sharp drop in tech shares and worries about corporate earnings added fuel to this month’s steep pullback.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average dropped 608.01 points at 24,583.42 and erased all of its gains for 2018. The S&P 500 dropped 3.1 percent to 2,656.10 and also turned negative for the year. The Nasdaq Composite fell 4.4 percent to 7,108.40— entering correction territory — as Facebook, Amazon, Netflix and Alphabet all traded lower.

“An increasingly murky macro picture is clouding the 2019 earnings outlook leaving investors to largely shrug off a solid start to the third quarter earnings season,” said Alec Young, managing director of global markets research at FTSE Russell. “While valuations have certainly come down in recent weeks, at 16 times forward earnings for the Russell 1000 index, they aren’t in the bargain basement by any means, especially if earnings growth slows more than expected next year.”

Stocks have taken a beating this month. The Dow has dropped 7.1 percent in October, while the S&P 500 has pulled back 8.9 percent. The Nasdaq, meanwhile, has tumbled 11.7 percent.

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/24/dow-poised-for-triple-digit-losses-at-the-open-after-tuesdays-500-point-recovery.html
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