Credibility

Credibility is the quality of being believed or trusted. How much credibility can the media and the left get by tying to shoot down everything the President does. President Trump is experiencing a great deal of success and he is achieving a lot, but the left and the media are sniping at his heels over nonsense.

The tax bill that passed this year lowers taxes for everyone, but reduces the deduction for state taxes, that does provide an inconvenience for the high tax states. Revenues at both the Federal and State levels are rising, the unemployment rate is still going down. During the Obama years the unemployment rate went down but the workforce participation rate went down as well. With fewer people looking for jobs the unemployment rate when down without new jobs and more people working. In the Trump years more than one million people went back into the workforce and the unemployment rate still went down. The corporate tax breaks caused the creation of more jobs and more people are working, earning money and paying taxes. The media and the left are criticizing the tax bill because it gives a tax break to the wealthy; The wealthy pay more taxes than all of us, they will always get a break when taxes are lowered, but that is a good thing, they have the money to spend and invest, their tax breaks are a big reason more money is invested and more jobs are created.

North Korea released three men who were detained. As talks approach with South Korea, North Korea, and the USA North Korea released these three hostages in a show of good faith. This positive step in relations with an aggressive potential nuclear power, President Trump has been criticized and chastised for how he’s talked to and about North Korea. Significant progress has been made in relations between North Korea and the USA, because of President Trump, but the media only criticizes him for his tone, his language and his attitude.

He moved the US Embassy to Jerusalem, that was a promise that he made while campaigning for office, but he did it, previous Presidents promised it but failed to deliver. That was a big step forward in Middle East Peace.

At what point does the media lose all credibility for failing to report the facts. The media is still screaming how he isn’t fit for the office, they still scream about how he’s an embarrassment, but he keeps moving forward and achieving real results.

As we approach the mid-term elections, there’s going to be a great deal of coverage on the performance of the republican party and the President, that coverage will almost certainly not be positive and encouraging. The success of the President and his Administration will be obvious and it will be reported by some organizations. President Trump will Tweet his accomplishments regularly. Republican Candidates will use that success in their campaigns, Democrat candidates will argue the success and the facts, but the facts will be the facts and can be supported. Failing to report accurately will be very obvious, their failure to report accurately will be a topic of discussion in this election, Credibility will be an issue.

The amount of success the President is achieving and the piss ant media sniping at his heels doesn’t give the media much credibility, those people who haven’t already lose faith with the media will lose it during this election because the contrast is going to be so stark. It’s going to be more black and white and less gray.

More candidates that are not from the political class will be running for office. More of them will win, more will be in office. Much of President Trump’s success comes from his “outsider” Experience and so will theirs.

The credibility of the media and the democrats will be big news as this year’s campaigns progress. You can’t shine shit! The media’s credibility has been shit for many years and it’s has dropped since President Trump was elected.

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Trump the Outsider

President Trump has been in the public eye since the early eighties, there was nothing about him between his arrival in the public eye and the election season for the 2016 Presidential Election that caused him to be known as such a racist, a misogynist and an all-around dirty rotten bastard.

He was considered a blow hard, a conceited billionaire, a reality show celebrity, and a character, but never a racist, never a woman abuser, and certainly never so despicable that you had to loath him. The loathing only came when he decided he wanted to be the President.

Based on this I think it’s safe to assume that President Trumps overall behavior and personality had nothing to do with the loathing he must endure from so many people, it’s his position as the President that caused it. He is not a product of the political class, he’s his own man with his own principles and his own agenda, to Make America Great Again.

His crude behavior hasn’t changed in the past forty years; he’s a wealthy man with large appetites. He’s cycled through several very attractive wives and he knows how to have a good time. When not in front of a camera he is almost certainly guilty of several levels of bad behavior but that’s not news now.

The point that I’m trying to make is that President Trump isn’t such a bad person because of his character, his personality, or behavior. The loathing for him only started after he said he was running for President. That means Donald Trump isn’t the dirty rotten bastard, President Trump is the Dirty Rotten bastard. It’s a matter of credibility; if you didn’t loath Donald Trump the Billionaire, you really don’t have the right to loath him now.

It’s not only the loyal opposition who loathes him, many on the same side as President Trump loath him as well.

The political class doesn’t want him in office because he’s a wild card, he’s his own man and he can’t be controlled. He’s getting things done that some people may not want to get done. He passed a tax reform bill, he made progress in the middle east and in North Korea, even though that seems to be stuck in a setback, it is still moving ahead slowly.

He’s making things happen and getting things done. He spent his life as a successful businessman, of course he could run the Executive Branch of the United States Government. Those who were saying he was going to get in over his head were clueless not him. He knows how to run a large organization and he knows how to compromise and get a deal done.

Progress in government requires legislation not cash and loans, but he knows how to make a deal and he knows how to come to consensus. The Political Class has lost touch with the real world or they’re jealous of outsiders getting into their world, but the way they’ve been running things something had to give.

The Founding Fathers had someone like Donald Trump in mind when they wrote the Constitution, they didn’t anticipate full time political hacks making a living and getting rich as public servants.

The loathing for President Trump is based on him rocking the boat from the outside, not based on him the man.

Many people voted for President Trump because he is from the outside, we need more outsiders getting into government and a lot of insiders to start getting out.

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Trump the Outsider

President Trump has been in the public eye since the early eighties, there was nothing about him between his arrival in the public eye and the election season for the 2016 Presidential Election that caused him to be known as such a racist, a misogynist and an all-around dirty rotten bastard.

He was considered a blow hard, a conceited billionaire, a reality show celebrity, and a character, but never a racist, never a woman abuser, and certainly never so despicable that you had to loath him. The loathing only came when he decided he wanted to be the President.

Based on this I think it’s safe to assume that President Trumps overall behavior and personality had nothing to do with the loathing he must endure from so many people, it’s his position as the President that caused it. He is not a product of the political class, he’s his own man with his own principles and his own agenda, to Make America Great Again.

His crude behavior hasn’t changed in the past forty years; he’s a wealthy man with large appetites. He’s cycled through several very attractive wives and he knows how to have a good time. When not in front of a camera he is almost certainly guilty of several levels of bad behavior but that’s not news now.

The point that I’m trying to make is that President Trump isn’t such a bad person because of his character, his personality, or behavior. The loathing for him only started after he said he was running for President. That means Donald Trump isn’t the dirty rotten bastard, President Trump is the Dirty Rotten bastard. It’s a matter of credibility; if you didn’t loath Donald Trump the Billionaire, you really don’t have the right to loath him now.

It’s not only the loyal opposition who loathes him, many on the same side as President Trump loath him as well.

The political class doesn’t want him in office because he’s a wild card, he’s his own man and he can’t be controlled. He’s getting things done that some people may not want to get done. He passed a tax reform bill, he made progress in the middle east and in North Korea, even though that seems to be stuck in a setback, it is still moving ahead slowly.

He’s making things happen and getting things done. He spent his life as a successful businessman, of course he could run the Executive Branch of the United States Government. Those who were saying he was going to get in over his head were clueless not him. He knows how to run a large organization and he knows how to compromise and get a deal done.

Progress in government requires legislation not cash and loans, but he knows how to make a deal and he knows how to come to consensus. The Political Class has lost touch with the real world or they’re jealous of outsiders getting into their world, but the way they’ve been running things something had to give.

The Founding Fathers had someone like Donald Trump in mind when they wrote the Constitution, they didn’t anticipate full time political hacks making a living and getting rich as public servants.

The loathing for President Trump is based on him rocking the boat from the outside, not based on him the man.

Many people voted for President Trump because he is from the outside, we need more outsiders getting into government and a lot of insiders to start getting out.

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Trump is Winning

President Trump is being successful; he’s making advances in the Foreign Policy, on the economy, in Immigration and in his fight against the witch hunt. You can’t beat success; you can’t take credit for what another guy does either.

President Trump is moving forward living up to his campaign promises and Making America Great Again. This is driving many people crazy.

It was a rigged election, Hillary was supposed to win, it was her turn. Trump won, he didn’t cheat and he won an election rigged against him. That’s what set off the witch hunt. The witch hunt is only turning up evidence against those who are shouting “Collusion” at him.

November 2018 will come and go without a blue wave and with Trump still in office still making progress in spite of the screaming piss ants who want him to fail.

The anger and the hatred for President Trump isn’t because he’s a despicable person, it’s because all their scheming and treachery hasn’t brought him down. He’s supposed to roll over and submit to their accusations without fighting back and to be terrorized frozen as they destroy his presidency. His ability to keep making progress and moving forward makes them more mad.

Keep moving forward Mr. President

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The Political Class and the Media

Fourth Estate Sale

The political class is getting smaller; some are going to jail for financial or sexual misdeeds, some are retiring, and some are being elected out of office. These are baby steps, good baby steps but nothing like the real steps of progress we need.

Most taxpayers and voters are in favor term limits, but the office holders themselves, the men and women who represent us the taxpayers and voters are against term limits.

Public Service is the business of supplying an essential commodity, as gas or electricity, or a service, to the public or government employment; civil service. Elected officials are public servants, they are in office to make life better for the taxpayer and the voter.

Too many public servants are more interested in taking care of themselves and their campaign donors than taking care of those of us who put them into office. It’s a rare occasion when the taxpayers or the voters decide who will run for office for a given party; that’s usually a decision made by the party hacks at the political party headquarters with input or direction from the big money donors.

It’s not always as stark a comparison as we saw in “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington” The young and Idealistic Senator Jefferson Smith who was young, naïve, and full of optimism; and Senator Joseph Paine who was part of the institution that was run by the Political Boss and not the people. As these two bump heads over right and wrong we saw how powerful the political class can be. We were finally brought to a climatic ending on the floor of the Senate where good did beat evil.

Some are as corrupt and selfish as Senator Joe Paine without his final pangs of guilt, but few are as innocent and naïve as Senator Jefferson Smith. The honorable men and women who take a couple of years out of their successful lives to serve their communities are long gone, if they ever existed. Politicians get in office and then we can’t get them out. They lie, misrepresent the truth, and twist facts to their own advantage. They are like rats and roaches, once you have them getting rid of them is difficult.

Now we need to add the media into the mix. When the media acts as the public watchdog and does their job with a minimum level of ethics and a sense of fair play, which we haven’t seen since God Knows when, the public watchdog would hold politicians accountable for their weasel words.

A fair and impartial media would pay attention to every politician’s remarks and when a politician that promised while campaigning they would fight against a tax hike, but voted for a tax hike while in office, that would be big news and would be reported. Our politicians lie, cheat, and steal because we let them. No one is watching them, no one cares what they’re doing because they’re part of the political class.

Recently the Attorney General of New York resigned from office because several women came forward with charges that he mistreated them sexually. It appears that his poor treatment of women was well known, it was accepted because he was “an import democratic politician” One victim was talked out of coming forward because this slug was too important to too many people. His sexual offenses are just as offensive as if they were committed by an ex-convict living in your community who abuse the mayor’s adult daughter. However severely the community would investigate and prosecute the ex-convict, the system should be more severe with a public servant. Yes, I believe that the act of self-sacrifice and public service requires you to live to a higher standard.

We let the political class take advantage of us. We the People forget that they derive their power from us the People. They think they’re in power and in charge, they think they make decisions and do what we want for us. They have taken over and we’re their subjects.

The political class doesn’t like President Trump because he’s his own man, he acts like he’s a businessman getting things done and satisfying his customers in the process. If President Trump thinks of the US Government as his business, and he sees the taxpayers and voters as his customer base, that’s not a bad thing. The US Government should be working for us; it should be working in our best interests. The government has deteriorated into a political class that takes care of the voter and tax payer as it takes care of itself better. Our needs and concerns are secondary to their needs. They only need and want our votes, so we’re manipulated to vote for them.

We need more candidates like President Trump, we need more candidates who are motivated to be public servants, not politicians. Our politicians do, on occasion go in clean, but after a while they get dirty and should be recycled. There’s no reason why anyone should object to term limits. There’s no reason why a limit of two, 2-year terms wouldn’t be acceptable to any reasonable person. The only people who would object to term limits are those who are in office to make money and get rich.

Without a public watchdog, as the media was intended to be, we don’t have a critical eye on the lies public figures tell us. A fair and impartial media would investigate corruption and malfeasance in office and make big headlines about it. A fair and impartial media would investigate and report the sexual misconduct of an important political figure of any party because that’s big news. A fair and impartial media would investigate and report the misrepresentations made by political campaigns to keep a level playing field and warn us about the lies from the campaigners.

We need more public servants who are true public servants; we don’t need or want the political class. Anyone in office for a third time is part of the political class and must go. Vote them out.

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Results Count

There is a great line from the movie Ghostbusters, Dan Akroyd as Ray Stanz says “I love the university they gave us money and facilities; we didn’t have to produce anything! You’ve never been out of college! You don’t know what it’s like out there! I’ve worked in the private sector. They expect results.”

The private sector expects results; that’s a simple statement but a powerful statement. The private sector works with a bottom line, whether they realize it or not families work with a bottom line too. Most families strive to still have some paycheck left when they run out of month, that gets difficult if you have the wrong kind of economy working.

President Trump is being successful at being the President, so successful that as his poll numbers rise, some publications are reluctant to publish the results because they feel that his high poll numbers are the result of an outlier not a true picture. The media only tells us how bad he is or how rotten he is; they never report his accomplishments unless they have to.

Results also known as substance count for something. Appearance, or intentions are misleading and non-binding. Appearance and intentions are usually associated with politicians; they want to give the appearance of taking a stand for or against something without being anchored to that stand, they want to offer the appearance that they are doing something but they don’t want to be tied too tightly to it if the need arises for them to have to abandon that position.

President Trump, the outsider, the nonprofessional politician, is from the private sector and he not only expects results, he demands them. Time is money, money is results. President Trump doesn’t have time for appearances he has time for results. He has been getting results in spite of the opposition to him, and there has been a great deal of opposition to him.

The Trump resistance and the media don’t quite understand results because they never live in the private sector or the real world. They all live in their cocoons and have no contact with the rest of the country. The media has decided that they won’t show any more of President Trump’s live appearances. They have an alleged business reason not to do that anymore, but I think they hate to show their audience the support he gets when he goes out in the world. Jane and Joe Sixpack love him and what he’s doing.

Those of us not on the left or in the media love this country and love what President Trump is doing. We are becoming great again, and that excites us. We want to be the super power again, we want to be led by a man or a woman who is real and sincere. A person who loves this country and wants us to shine. President Trump is doing that.

The tax bill, the progress with North Korea, the deregulation and the job growth are all things that the President and the Republicans can brag about. Results count in the real world. “Money talks, Bull Shit walks” is a phrase from Middle America, and it makes sense.

Accomplishments are hard to challenge, results count. Not one democrat voted for the tax reform bill, that will be the single biggest obstacle for the democrats to have to jump over. How can you explain that I didn’t vote for a tax cut that lowered your taxes and let you keep more of what you earned? They’ll attempt to make it look like the bill was bad and should have been be voted down, but too many voters got more money in their checks and less money withheld, so that’s hard to explain away. The republicans are going to drive that point over and over forcing their opponents, the democrats who didn’t vote for it, to have to explain why they voted against a tax cut.

The democrats are going to be tied to the notion that they want President Trump impeached and removed from office, but his accomplishments get in the way. A solution to the North Korean problem, more jobs less unemployment, progress in trade and in immigration, the roll back of regulations alone is worth billions of dollars, all these things will count in favor of the President and his administration.

Results matter, when you have a job to do and you get it done it tells a story. When Joe Shit the Raggpicker picks up every rag in the shop, his supervisor knows that Joe Shit is a good employee. When Crazy Billy’s Liquor store is always filled with customers and you always find the liquor you want at a price you can afford you know that Crazy Billy knows how to run a liquor store. When Congressman Lying Sack of Shit tells you after the election he will cut your taxes and increase your pay and make sure your wife loves you every day of the week and twice on payday, but you never see anything he promises, you start to realize Congressman Lying Sack of Shit was named well.

General Eisenhower may be the closest we’ve come to electing anyone like President Trump. Ike was a General and was used to results, but he was never in the private sector, he didn’t have to make a payroll or a profit. Don’t get me wrong; I’ll take a successful military officer over a politician, but a businessman or woman I think would be best.

The long list of accomplishments that this President will have to brag about for the midterm elections will be impressive, the voters will love them in spite of the media telling us how bad they are.

After two terms of President Trump will we be able to accept a politician as our President again?

The way things are going it’s possible that in the past fifty years the strongest Presidents could be a B movie actor and a Reality TV star with an inclination towards Porn Stars.

Results matter, Results tell a story of accomplishment.

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The Mid Term Elections

The mid-term elections are coming up and the talking heads and pundits are expecting a Democratic wave to overwhelm the country. That won’t happen because the country isn’t that stupid. Some pundits, and talking heads are that stupid, but the country isn’t.

Historically the midterm elections are a boon to the party out of power because the party in power is forced to act and not pontificate. The phrase “The Pioneers take the arrows” seems to fit here. When forced to actually govern you have to take a stand and do things. The act of governing requires action and communication; both of those things will be used against a politician in future elections. When forced to take a stand a politician has something that can used against them.

The current situation doesn’t fit into history. President Trump is not a politician, he is a wild card and his own man. He is also rude, crude, and socially unacceptable, but so what, where does he fit when compared to Andrew Jackson, Warren Harding, Harry Truman, John F Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, and Bill Clinton? I say he falls a little below some and a little above other on the rude, crude and socially unacceptable scale.

President Trump is an outsider and doesn’t represent the status quo, he represents the voter and the tax payer, that’s his problem. The establishment has been in power for quite some time and they haven’t authorized someone like President Trump to be elected. He pissed them all off when he won. He won in spite of the game being fixed against him, that’s not supposed to happen.

It’s possible that the republicans will lose some seats in the mid-terms but not enough to lose the House. One benefit we have thanks to the Obama years is we hold the majority in 32 state legislatures, 33 if you count Nebraska, which has only one house and is allegedly nonpartisan.

This advantage gave us the opportunity to used Gerrymandering to a republican advantage.

Another benefit in the favor of republicans is the legislation that they have passed. President Trump signed 96 bills into law in his first year in office. One in particular will put money back in the hands of every tax payer who earns a salary. The Tax Reform Bill will be a big boost for many republicans running for office. Voting for a bill that allows hard working people to keep the money they earn is a big winner for most voters. No democrats voted for that bill, they won’t campaign on the reasons that they didn’t vote for it but the republicans will. All the republicans running will highlight the actions of the democratic party and their opposition to President Trump.

Appointing Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court was a big winner even if it wasn’t a legislative achievement. Many voters will vote for that as a positive thing. Conservative voices on the Supreme Court moves the Court to a more tradition position where it won’t try to legislate by judicial edict.

Another big achievement for the republicans are the roll back of regulations. This is having a big positive impact on business and jobs. The economy is starting to roar, it’s in much better shape than it was in when President Trump took over, these are achievements that people can see and feel.

The talks between North and South Korea seem to be a big diplomatic achievement for the President, as well as his progress in Europe and the Middle East. Apparently he’s not too rude, Crude, or Socially Unacceptable to the rest of the world. Positive talking points for Republican candidates.

The Travel Ban and the Wall are achievements that have not been fully realized but the fight is still active and the potential is there for success.

The republicans have positive issues to fight with, the democrats can only tell us what a dirty rotten bastard President Trump is. Then they can talk about Impeachment.

The Mueller investigation is collapsing so there will be indictments and terminations that include members of the Obama administration not the Trump administration. More details from this failed Ponzi Scheme will made public be election day so that will help the republicans a lot.

Right now we are in early May there are more things for us to achieve, President Trump said we were going to get tired of winning and maybe we will.

We will keep the House; we will get more seats in the Senate, President Trump will campaign for many republican candidates and that will help them not hurt them. The mid-term elections will look good for the country, the republicans and President Trump, but not so good for CNN, CNN will be sad.

President Trump won 2623 counties in 2016, Hillary won 489. There aren’t enough dead people to change the balance in favor of the democrats.

Republican win, and win big.

PS Stormy Daniels and President Trump.

I don’t know this as a fact but I strongly suspect that this is true. Donald Trump and Stormy Daniels were naked in the same bed for a period of time.

Not only that, take your 14 and 15-year-old sexual fantasies, multiply them by your 25 and 30-year-old sexual fantasies, and the shit those two did in that hotel room was at least 5 times dirtier and nastier and hotter than that.

He didn’t drug her, or lie to her or coerce her in any way other than to promise value in the form of cash or merchandise for hot dirty sex.

We know she is a porn star and border line whore and President Trump should be ashamed of himself for doing it, but he almost certainly did SO WHAT!

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