Just Get Govt the H*** Out of the Way'

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  1. XXJefferson#51

    XXJefferson#51 Well-Known Member

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    The American economy is "incredible" and does not need stimulus bailouts; it just needs to eradicate the global coronavirus pandemic and fully reopen, according to Trump economist Steve Moore.

    "It's an incredible American economy," Moore told Sunday's "The Cats Roundtable" on WABC 770 AM-N.Y., noting to host John Catsimatidis the resilience despite blue state and big city lockdowns.

    "All we need to do, in my opinion, John, is just get the government the hell out of the way. And let's get this pandemic behind us. Let's not raise taxes. Let's not raise regulations. Let's not shut down our oil and gas industries. Let's let America boom."





    https://www.newsmax.com/politics/stevemoore-economic-stimulus-democrats/2021/01/03/id/1004031/




    He’s exactly right. His newsmaker TV interviewer asked the right questions. End the lockdowns, get the vaccine to every willing soul and let the economy roar back to life with no new taxes or regulations.
     
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    grapeape Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    Over 3000 people a day are dying of Covid. So should we end the lockdowns until someone in your family dies ?

    Republicans become democrats when one of the dumb ass policies effected them directly.

    3000 people died on 9-11 and the right said they would sacrifice what we needed to go to war to get the people who killed Americans on 9-11.

    We literally have 3000 people dying every day due to the pandemic, and the right is fighting tooth and nail so they dont have to wear a damn mask. “But ma fweedoms”.......
     
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    Interesting perspective.

    the pandemic is not yet over. Tens of thousands of mom and pop's are already out of business, tens of millions face eviction and/or foreclosures, there are still 11 million unemployed, 12 million have lost their healthcare coverage in the pandemic and as the pandemic gets worse that number will grow.

    this idiot notion of get government out of the way is one that the robber barons would whole heartedly endorse.
     
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    Yep, Trump had the right idea and had the economy going gangbusters before the WuFlu. You think President Biden/Harris will try to follow in his footsteps?
     
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    Lol...you fell for his voodoo economics, eh? He had nothing of the sort.
     
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    Mask mandates and lockdowns do nothing to stop the spread, it is areas the mask mandates are most severe and lockdowns the most capricious that are having the most problems with the disease. Look at my state of California for evidence of this. And areas in Ca where the BLM and Antifa riots and looting took place are the worst off
     
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    Where are all these tooth and nail fights?

    I'm in a red city Inside a red county inside a red state, and every mofo I see has a mask on, for months and months and months.

    Lay off the propaganda comrade
     
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    Government getting in the way is what is making the robber barons more wealth while impoverishing large chunks of the working and middle class. They are doing it through the lockdowns.
     
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    Every major economic indicator followed the same basic trend under Trump as it did under Obama. Show any Trump supporter a graph of any of these indicators, hide the x axis, and ask them to point where Trump's influence started. They always fail spectacularly.
     
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    The economy was on the exact same unchanging trend line from 2010 until the pandemic hit. All trump did was ride Obama’s economy.
     
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    Actually the makers had peaked and the economy was flatline much of 2016 until Trump won the election in November.
     
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    Not according to any economic data, or economist
     
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    They were not "flatline." And indicators tend to slow before an election and pick back up again afterward regardless of who wins. Markets don't like uncertainty.
     
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    We have 3,000 people a day dying from heart attack. Let's shut down ALL business activity in this country, if people don't get stressed out at work their chances of having a heart attack diminish drastically.

    How about that? Imagine how many lives we'll save if no one works.
    Jeez
     
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    Oh yeah, back to doing nothing will fix anything :)
     
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    Heart attacks are not contagious. How would a lockdown help those deaths? You really haven't though much about this, have you?
     
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    That’s just not correct. It has nothing to do with “per capita” per state. It has to do with population density. But I’m sure you knew that

    Masks do work. The medical community agrees on that, the politicians dont
     
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    What’s propaganda ? These are just facts
     
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    JFC

    I would expect nothing less from you Borat....nothing less
     
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    Markets loved Trump! Watch the markets truly tank Wednesday if Dems win both Ga senate seats Tuesday night.
     
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    Markets took a drop literally every time Trump talked about trade. They even had a name for it: the covfefe effect. Overall, markets rose . . . just as they had done under Obama and at about the same rate.
     
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    Bullshi* that is 21,000/wk 84,000/mo.
     
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    that doesn't make any sense. But I leave those kinds of more outre economic analysis to those that think them.
     
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    Bookmarked. Let's see.
     
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    What lockdowns?

    We haven't had lockdowns since the spring, except now in parts of California.
    Why are people still whining about lockdowns? They continue to not understand that there is nothing worse for an economy than an out-of-control deadly disease going around.

    Me, I haven't been to a restaurant since February. No theaters, concerts, no airplane trips, no hotel stays. No unnecessary trips to any store. I would be acting exactly the same with or without any governmental orders closing down or keeping these businesses open. I'm exposed enough at work; so I try to minimize it where I can.

    In February I will probably restart doing these things, given that my second vaccine dose is scheduled for 1/21/2021. Before I do that, I'll have antibody titers to make sure my body did react to the vaccine appropriately. And I'll keep an eye on new variants. If they escape the vaccines, then I won't do those things either.

    Not controlling the pandemic is what hurts the economy.
     
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