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Posted By: MissMolly, 7/6/2019 5:21:15 AM

On Oct. 28, 1980, in the final debate of his race against Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan asked a question that has come to define presidential politics. "Next Tuesday all of you will go to the polls, will stand there in the polling place and make a decision," Reagan said. "I think when you make that decision, it might be well if you would ask yourself, are you better off than you were four years ago?" The answer for most voters was no, and Reagan won the election with 489 electoral votes to Carter's 49. The question, or some close variation of it, has popped up many times since.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Marjbaldwin 7/6/2019 5:58:41 AM (No. 115517)
It is much more likely the Dims will explain why a good economy is a bad thing, why prosperity equals inequality, why low unemployment threatens the planet, and why slavery is freedom and ignorance is strength. Their default position is not to overlook The Good, but to condemn it.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: M2 7/6/2019 7:05:13 AM (No. 115539)
They won’t so much as try to explain the economy as to change it into a bad economy. They will do anything to win this election and talking down the economy or making it actually happens all they’ve got.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Califedup 7/6/2019 7:31:05 AM (No. 115553)
Harris has a coarse, brutal face which mirrors the evil and ugliness that resides within her soul. It is there for anyone to see if they care to recognize the truth about this manifestly evil person. Why are democrat party communist women, as a rule, so singularly ugly?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: Urgent Fury 7/6/2019 7:38:35 AM (No. 115560)
There are millions of people who will gladly vote themselves into bankruptcy if means getting a Republican out of office.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: anniebc 7/6/2019 7:52:54 AM (No. 115566)
Contrary to media and leftists' spin, obama was a failure at helping America progress, and a lot more people than they'd have you believe, know it. President Donald Trump exposes the failures of obama by being who he is and doing what he's doing. I'll share just three blazing contrasts. 1. obama never ran or knew anyone who ran a lemonade stand. PDT is an international, successful business man. 2. obama said certain jobs would never come back, and we'd better get used to it. PDT has brought those jobs and industries back. 3. obama apologized for and divided America and did everything he could to bring US down. PDT is working to make America great again, and he's succeeding. In obama's eight years of squatting in the WH, you didn't hear about masses of people who didn't vote for him coming over to his side. Most who didn't support obama when he was first elected were glad to be rid of him when his reign of evil was over. In contrast, again, we're still hearing stories of people who were anti-Trump but now support him and plan to vote him back in so he can continue his reign of doing right by America.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: Rinktum 7/6/2019 7:53:51 AM (No. 115568)
#4, is right. Democrat supporters will gladly take a financial hit if they believe it will benefit their party. I expect nothing less from them. The hatred of President Trump is so strong that losing financially is worth it. However. the President is right when he says that the democrat party actually hates his supporters most but he is the one standing in the breach defending traditional Americans. When you have that depth of hate, almost anything is a reasonable response, even financial loss.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: bpl40 7/6/2019 8:34:05 AM (No. 115593)
They are going to have tough time getting voters to overlook(a) their complete lack of heft or gravitas (b) their utterly idiotic, ruinous policies (c) outright treason. IMO, the 'millions' who would vote hatred rather than self interest, will stay this one out. This is for PDT to lose. And he is not about to oblige. KAG!!
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Reply 8 - Posted by: jeffkinnh 7/6/2019 9:00:44 AM (No. 115614)
Here is an example of dem math. A person making $40K gets a 3% raise, $1200. A person making $150K gets a 1% raise, $1500. Since the higher wage person got a larger raise than the lower wage person, the lower wage person is "falling behind" and that is "unfair". For the raw numbers, the discrepancy is correct, but meaningless. If you have more to begin with, you will benefit more as conditions improve. A person with $100K of investments will make less raw dollars than a person with $1,000 K of investments in the exact same things. There is nothing unfair about that. Dems quote meaningless numbers and claim unfairness routinely. If the media was functional instead of a propaganda group, they would point out the idiocy. Instead they support the distortion and encourage the angst of people feeling they are being cheated somehow. It is a very dangerous game to play because, in reality, this is something that can NEVER be fixed. If you start with planting a larger crop, you will reap more. The only way to deal with this is to call it stupid and have straightforward examples of WHY it is.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: starboard 7/6/2019 9:13:54 AM (No. 115621)
Here's some tasks for the The Republican party. They should go after the gangsters on the Left in a brutal fashion. Take no prisoners! Go for the jugular! Remind people about the high cost of healthcare deductibles initiated in the Obama administration. How about the lack of appreciation to the value of their home during the Obama years. The lack of jobs. Remind them about losing money in their 401k. Remind them of the constant struggle, the lies and rampant corruption in Washington. The gangs of Antifa and other hired mobs. The rich billionaires who want to destroy our country from within. The false claims about Climate Change. The infiltration and infestation of our country by illegal aliens. The squandering of our taxpayer dollars. The lack of respect for the law and law enforcers. The lack of respect for our country and our flag. Most of all, the Coup d'état against a duly elected president from the previous admin and the deep state. The list goes on. Furthermore, I'm getting tired of milk toast Republicans not acting like team players by supporting and singing the praises of President Trump. We the people are tired of the low energy GOP or whatever they now call themselves.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 7/6/2019 9:18:30 AM (No. 115623)
The Dems tend to suppress the economy so any Dem-controlled state will be able to say the economy isn't so great, and blame Trump. The economy may be good, but there are plenty of places that aren't seeing it.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: bigfatslob 7/6/2019 9:47:11 AM (No. 115639)
Right now if the left could crash the economy or raise the price of gasoline they would. That's how hateful the left is doom and gloom all the time. We are not suppose to be happy and free while the left loves misery.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: Dodge Boy 7/6/2019 12:07:50 PM (No. 115746)
This could be a double-edged sword. While it is much to our advantage to have dim voters acknowledge the strong and vibrant economy that Trump has built, an epic global financial downturn looms. The long predicted Aftershock lurks. The left could use it as the final lever to steal the November 2020 election. Trump is aware. This is why he is working quietly behind the scenes to either 1) promote the healthy economy or 2) blame the dims and the Chinese for the calamity that is about to happen.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Penney 7/6/2019 12:53:52 PM (No. 115785)
Dem pols are masters at side shows. It's going to be a raucous year. Sigh
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