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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:04 PM

Re: Manufacturing growth slows

PMI is a leading indicator of economic trends. A PMI under 50 is contraction.


US Factory Activity Contracts for 1st Time in a Decade

The IHS Markit US Manufacturing PMI dropped to 49.9 in August 2019 from 50.4 in the [more]

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:39 PM

Re: The Most Dangerous Ideology

good thing the US is not a communist country comrade :)
I am inclined to believe Facism is equally if not more dangerous. Facism killed 6 million in death camps. Facism is to be avoided at all costs and yet we see some far right conspiracies [more]

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:38 AM

Re: Trump doubles down

it's a miracle what a lot of gerrymandering and voter suppression can accomplish with a wee bit of help from the GRU and the IRA and still not win the popular vote. And yet here he is the chosen one. Just 3 million votes shy of what [more]

Wed Aug 21

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:05 PM

Re: Trump doubles down

not content with the divisions that already exist in the former land of E Pluribus Unam, the donald has started stirring the pot in the Jewish American community. Calling the Jewish voters who vote for the Democratic candidates disloyal to America [more]

Mon Aug 19

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 9:09 PM

Re: Warren's Apology vs. DT's Reaction

the nicknames are worthy of middle school. Why do we treat these as serious critiques of the candidates?
Most of the nicknames are unimaginative and recycled. Sleepy. Sleepy creepy, crazy ( really?) crooked, flake, Alfred E Neuman, wacky, [more]

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:58 AM

Re: hospitals vanishing from small towns

And if you want to see massive closure of hospitals, enact Medicare for all!

Most of the time your contrarian misinformed politicized opinion is just annoying and easy to ignore. But this is different and is a critical part of any [more]

Fri Aug 16

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 6:54 PM

Re: Trump is tough?

he has a real problem as the economy slows and we maybe tip into a recession.Recession has a list of requirements that need to be filled to call a recession and it probably won't happen by definition before 2020. But the slowing is clearly [more]

Thu Aug 15

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:19 PM

Re: AARRGGHHHG--the fed has to do something

faux hand-wringing by Leftists wishing for a bad economy.

The only wishing is for a president who knows something/anything about Econ 101. Economic policy by Tweet and filtered through the crack team of Kudlow/Navarro/Ross is [more]

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laKitKat posted to the Political Asylum board. 4:05 AM

AARRGGHHHG--the fed has to do something

**Stock market has worst day of the year

**Inverted yield curve gets serious

**trump finally gets it --a light bulb over head moment---tariffs are paid by consumers. Yep, those consumers who will be doing Christmas shopping in a [more]

Wed Aug 14

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:09 AM

Re: Trump Fails: Promised Manufacturing Jobs

https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/MANEMP

look at these numbers VQ

Starting in 2000 MANEMP took a dive after a decade of fairly flat growth
By 2008-2009 the decline [more]

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:20 AM

Re: It's raining plastic

start thinking about dramatically reducing our dependence on plastic

or drastically reduce our dependence on air and water

Tue Aug 13

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 10:09 PM

Re: Trump Claims Credit for Obama-Era Plant

there is a lot of twisting statistics to make trump look like he is making a miracle in manufacturing. He is in fact presiding over an ongoing sluggish recovery in manufacturing that probably doesn't have a lot of room to run. I saw claims he [more]

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:44 PM

Re: Leaving The Democrats

Interesting AmericanThinking on the human species in this strange long list of grievances. Looks like white is a whole separate species of human. It is a compelling argument for discrimination and sorting by color. What's another word for [more]

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:15 AM

Re: Endangering the Endangered Species Act

in looking through the reasons for the trump miracle economy the past two years, the record roll back of regulations along with the punishing tax cut on the lower middle/middle class are the driving forces behind the rise in manufacturing [more]

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:40 AM

Re: For most on this board ...

cohen was under oath trump was not

Mon Aug 12

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 8:32 PM

Re: For most on this board ...

Are These Racist Enough?

“While we were once driving through a struggling neighborhood in Chicago, he commented that only black people could live that way,” Cohen said in prepared remarks he read before the House Oversight and Reform [more]

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:21 AM

Re: For most on this board ...

He's a brilliant defender of woman'a rights, minorities and has an unparalleled grasp of history and the constitution. We have never had a more gifted and erudite leader. He is wise and fair and handles the power of the presidency with grace [more]

Sun Aug 11

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 3:05 AM

Re: Trump Retweets: Clintons Killed Epstein

the twitterverse is a cesspool. Trending competing hashtags are #clintonbodycount and #trumpbodycount. They are both complaining that the other bodycount hashtag is doing better.

Two words Seth Rich

Sat Aug 10

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 5:26 PM

Re: Trump Donors Now Being Harassed

Unfortunately we will never see the end of the decision for Citizen's United. It's never going to be overturned. The current makeup of SCOTUS guarantees that. Small tweaks at a state level can chip away at the harm it does.

CU was [more]

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laKitKat replied to the Political Asylum board. 2:48 AM

Re: Trump Donors Now Being Harassed

Hide the tinfoil--granpa's having a fit

Antifa brigades and hit lists? Seriously? Mob tactics?

Dark money and Citizens United represented as a first amendment right is insane and needs to be reversed. The notion that free [more]

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