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    Quote Originally Posted by Benvolio View Post

    You know better. I say what i mean.
    Dancing on the brink of a ban, usually.
    Blah blah blah, something enigmatic sounding...

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    Quote Originally Posted by rareboy View Post
    ^ But all of his trailer dwelling, knuckle dragging, poorly educated supporters from Bumfuck, Pennsyltucky are chubbing up thinking that TrumpCo. is going to share the pie.
    Well, those poorly educated supporters are fickle. They will be the first to turn on him when they realize that nothing will change.

    Even more concerning: they're the ones with the guns.

    The voters that put Trump over the top are the perpetually angry voters who long for "the good old days" when every straight white man had a great job for life if he wanted it. And everyone else knew their place.

    Those voters still believe that the good jobs are going to come back and that they're going to be restored to their positions of power over all of the women and minorities that they perceive are the cause of their downward momentum. Every 4 years, they look for a messiah who makes a lot of promises.

    Time will tell whether anything will get better for them but given the proposed cabinet, it's not the middle class or poor that will benefit. Even more concerning, except for the women nominees, none of these guys have actually run a government and their boss doesn't have the experience, either.

    Or maybe those nominees learned something while attending those $250,000 speeches that Hillary gave when they worked at places like Goldman Sachs?

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    And a Nobel Peace Prize recipient, an alma mater of Occidental College, Columbia, magna cum laude of Harvard University Law School and teacher of constitutional law at Chicago University.
    I'll say it: he was Black and a Democrat. It's amazing he survived 8 years and it's amazing that he was able to accomplish anything given the rhetoric and the machinations that started in the very first week of his term.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kabluey View Post
    And a Nobel Peace Prize recipient, an alma mater of Occidental College, Columbia, magna cum laude of Harvard University Law School and teacher of constitutional law at Chicago University.

    But ignorant fucks don't care about any of that.

    Much better a clown who inherited so much wealth he's poorer at age 70 than he was at the time of his inheritance.

    Of course Ben's dislike of Obama has nothing to do with race, but he does use the talking points that everyone else who dresses hatred in PC does.
    Plus, he was elected as an Illinois Senator in 1996, then a US Senator in 2004. Can't leave out the government experience.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DantheManFL View Post
    Plus, he was elected as an Illinois Senator in 1996, then a US Senator in 2004. Can't leave out the government experience.
    He spent his time as senator running for president; introduced no bills of his own; blindly voted the party line.

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    Holy moly. Just because she can handle a rifle doesn't mean she's qualified for this.
    http://www.politicususa.com/2016/11/...s-affairs.html
    Palin would be an unmitigated disaster, but she would fit the pattern of many Trump nominees. Donald Trump has embraced a philosophy of do the most harm with most of his cabinet selections. Trump selected an opponent of public education to run the Education Department. He chose a man who wants to cut Medicare and Social Security to head up HHS, and he nominated a Senator to serve as Attorney General who has made a career of out of undermining rights and civil liberties of minorities.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Benvolio View Post
    He spent his time as senator running for president; introduced no bills of his own; blindly voted the party line.
    Read - learn.


    http://www.dailykos.com/story/2008/7/7/547838/-

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    Quote Originally Posted by DantheManFL View Post
    Read - learn.
    If only.

    It's probably a good time to mention that the topic is "Trump Staff Picks" not re-adjudicating the term of the outgoing President. (Psst: those posts [that I won't quote since so many members have him on ignore] are bait for a derail. Beware of the bait.)

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    I thinks it's great that all the hillbillies that believed he was against Goldman Sacs and all the speeches that Hillary gave and is in the pocket of Goldman now appoints a huge casino capitalist to be head of Treasury. For those of you who thought he'd appoint Bernie to take charge of banking---guess not. He's got the biggest bunch of billionaires and lobbyists lol---this should be fun to watch.

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    Quote Originally Posted by nycguydowntown View Post
    I thinks it's great that all the hillbillies that believed he was against Goldman Sacs and all the speeches that Hillary gave and is in the pocket of Goldman now appoints a huge casino capitalist to be head of Treasury. For those of you who thought he'd appoint Bernie to take charge of banking---guess not. He's got the biggest bunch of billionaires and lobbyists lol---this should be fun to watch.
    Funnily enough, billionaires and their buddies will probably do okay under Trump... relatively speaking while the rest of the country burns, that is.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Kabluey View Post
    Funnily enough, billionaires and their buddies will probably do okay under Trump... relatively speaking while the rest of the country burns, that is.
    That's been the history or repub presidents---people have done better under Democrats but trump was suppose to be different than other repubs---30 years of trickle down making rich richer poor poorer----but we'll see what he produces besides wealth for him and his family.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Kabluey View Post
    Funnily enough, billionaires and their buddies will probably do okay under Trump... relatively speaking while the rest of the country burns, that is.
    Of course. Trump will accelerate the transfer of wealth upward on the economic ladder, thus weakening the nation even more than it has since Reagan.

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    "We are going to appoint 'Mad Dog' Mattis as our secretary of defence,"

    And so Trump announces the appointment of James Mattis as Secretary of Defense.

    However, a legal hurdle must be overcome before he can be appointed.
    Under US law, a retired officer must be out of uniform for at least seven years before he or she can serve as defence secretary.
    Republican-controlled Congress will have to approve legislation bypassing the requirement so he can take up the role.
    Anyone think he'll have any trouble with this?

    I don't.

    You can hear the GOP rolling over right now.

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    Quote Originally Posted by rareboy View Post
    Anyone think he'll have any trouble with this?

    I don't.

    You can hear the GOP rolling over right now.
    There's 4 generals or former generals that have been proposed for the cabinet: Petraeus, Kelly, Flynn and Mattis. Also mentioned have been Michael Rogers an admiral who is still on active duty and retired generals Jack Keane and Stanley McChrystal. McChrystal (aka the "Runaway General") was relieved of duty in 2010 by President Obama for comments that he made in a Rolling Stone article.

    If he doesn't select Flynn for Homeland Security, his alternate choice is David Clarke, another job-dropping choice (4 things you need to know about Sheriff David Clarke). Clarke has no direct national security experience. One of the other choices for the job is Frances Townsend who has about 4 years of prior experience as a national security advisor to George W Bush. Considering the previous pattern, my money is on Clarke. All he needs is a $1 billion or so in the bank to make him the most qualified candidate.
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    Another bad pick.... Ben Carson appears to be Trump's Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. But then again, being that Trump really doesn't give a horse's patootie for either part of the job description, why the hell not?

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    https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/www.d...-president/amp

    I am happy for Linda McMahon. The McMahon family are all great people especially Vince.

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    ...I am happy for Linda McMahon. The McMahon family are all great people especially Vince.
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    Now, now, don't be depressed karabulut. You may feel miserable now, but it will pass.

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    Now, now, don't be depressed karabulut. You may feel miserable now, but it will pass.
    I'm certainly not miserable. I'm nothing but thrilled that she got this job. She worked damn hard.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sausy View Post
    Another bad pick.... Ben Carson appears to be Trump's Secretary of Housing and Urban Development. But then again, being that Trump really doesn't give a horse's patootie for either part of the job description, why the hell not?
    Would have thought the doctor might have had something to do with medicine.

    Guess SNL had it right with Trump fixating on African American = 'urban issues'
    Blah blah blah, something enigmatic sounding...

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    The entire cabinet and all of his choices is sizing up to be a perfect reflection of the man who appointed them....

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    Quote Originally Posted by eastofeden View Post
    The entire cabinet and all of his choices is sizing up to be a perfect reflection of the man who appointed them....
    And it will be the most imperiled presidency in US history. A shadow government of nameless Republican bureaucrats will emerge answerable to no one, those at the top, inexperienced and ignorant, being hopelessly dependent upon them for everything and every policy, if there will even be policy in the Trump White house. Trump will find that he is in control of nothing, which may satisfy him, as he doesn't even seem interested in the business of being president at all, except the title, which is you know kinda cool.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alnitak View Post
    And it will be the most imperiled presidency in US history. A shadow government of nameless Republican bureaucrats will emerge answerable to no one, those at the top, inexperienced and ignorant, being hopelessly dependent upon them for everything and every policy, if there will even be policy in the Trump White house. Trump will find that he is in control of nothing, which may satisfy him, as he doesn't even seem interested in the business of being president at all, except the title, which is you know kinda cool.
    I think your analysis is correct...and similar to my own....

    We are on a right wing roller coaster to hell.....and there are no brakes.....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alnitak View Post

    And it will be the most imperiled presidency in US history. A shadow government of nameless Republican bureaucrats will emerge answerable to no one, those at the top, inexperienced and ignorant, being hopelessly dependent upon them for everything and every policy, if there will even be policy in the Trump White house. Trump will find that he is in control of nothing, which may satisfy him, as he doesn't even seem interested in the business of being president at all, except the title, which is you know kinda cool.
    Those bureaucrats will be miffed if he ever upsets their plans. Can only imagine what they think of him.
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    Actually he has chosen successful business men and generals. All men who are used to leading large numbers of people, making decisions and getting things done. Your belief that familiar politicians and affirmative action beaurocrats would do better is unfounded.

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    Scott Pruitt to head the EPA.

    Should change name to EDA.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Benvolio View Post
    Actually he has chosen successful business men and generals. All men ...
    Women. Business women and leaders- including a CEO, a former US Labor Secretary and governor.

    With the exception of Romney, the non-military male nominees didn't lead organizations. They either inherited their fortune or prospered through investment portfolios.

    Generals are leaders but the US has a civilian government. There's never been this many generals and former generals in the cabinet at one time- that's more typical of Egypt, Iraq or South American regimes.

    Private businesses aren't at all like government agencies. It's why people who enter from the private sector into government have very limited success at best and dismal failure at worse. Bob McDonald is a prime example of this- a great leader in the private sector who has very little success managing and changing government, even though he has the best of intentions.
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    Quote Originally Posted by KaraBulut View Post
    Women. Business women and leaders- including a CEO, a former US Labor Secretary and governor.

    With the exception of Romney, the non-military male nominees didn't lead organizations. They either inherited their fortune or prospered through investment portfolios.

    Generals are leaders but the US has a civilian government. There's never been this many generals and former generals in the cabinet at one time- that's more typical of Egypt, Iraq or South American regimes.

    Private businesses aren't at all like government agencies. It's why people who enter from the private sector into government have very limited success at best and dismal failure at worse. Bob McDonald is a prime example of this- a great leader in the private sector who has very little success managing and changing government, even though he has the best of intentions.
    Perhaps but professional bureaucrats and politicians do not do well either, are overly concerned with bigger budgets, more power, politics and ideology. Business people live with the discipline that bigger budgets are not the answer to all problems; they are judged objectively by the success or failure of profits. You could search the world and not find a professional bureaucrat who does not claim his agency is understaffed and under budgeted but should be given more power. Obama's appointments were driven by political correctness, racism and affirmative action.

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    Scott Pruitt to head the EPA.

    Should change name to EDA.
    Or DOA.

    What a grotesque and ignorant choice.

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    Or DOA.

    What a grotesque and ignorant choice.
    Well, he's got more competition. Labor Secretary apparently is Andy Puzder, whose investment group runs the Carl's Jr. and Hardee chains. Read it and double facepalm.

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    Obama has mindlessly imposed tens of tnousands of pages of regulations on business, wiily nilly. A major purpose of Trump and the GOP is a to repeal many or most of those and give businesses the freedom to create jobs. Republicans believe in free enterprise capitalism; democrats want total government control and cannot accept responsibility for the businesses and
    jobs forced out of the country. Don't worry they will not end all your beloved regulations.

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    Even though you're off on another attempted Obama derail, let's pause and display the actual facts...
    Source

    Attached Thumbnails Attached Thumbnails AndThenTheresThe Facts.jpg  
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    Quote Originally Posted by Benvolio View Post
    Obama has mindlessly imposed tens of tnousands of pages of regulations on business, wiily nilly. A major purpose of Trump and the GOP is a to repeal many or most of those and give businesses the freedom to create jobs. Republicans believe in free enterprise capitalism; democrats want total government control and cannot accept responsibility for the businesses and
    jobs forced out of the country. Don't worry they will not end all your beloved regulations.
    Damned clean water, breathable air, safe airplanes, buildings that don't collapse, lenders that don't take your money and run, and toys that don't kill children.

    Damn you, ReggYouLayShun!
    *Twinkie foam at mouth*
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    Quote Originally Posted by Benvolio View Post
    Obama has mindlessly imposed tens of tnousands of pages of regulations on business, wiily nilly. A major purpose of Trump and the GOP is a to repeal many or most of those and give businesses the freedom to create jobs.
    Funny. The things Trump wants to do, like imposing fines and taxes and levies, as well as making it impossible for anyone to be fired or laid off without paying the consequences will not help. He will be doing the exact opposite of what he tells everybody he's going to do.

    Oh, and he'll have companies chomping at the bit to get money to keep from shipping jobs south of the border, and he'll be pitting state against state.

    There are too many articles to pick from. Just Google 'Trump 35 percent tariff'.

    It's scary stuff, and it won't be the 'Great America' he's been bragging about all this time.
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    Even though you're off on another attempted Obama derail, let's pause and display the actual facts...
    Source

    Yeah, but the number of people who have given up and opted out of the labor market is at record levels. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=...PbgQquh91OtWAA

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    Quote Originally Posted by Benvolio View Post

    Yeah, but the number of people who have given up and opted out of the labor market is at record levels. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=...PbgQquh91OtWAA
    Well it doesn't help when employers like the Kochs were threatening layoffs if Obama got in in 2012.

    But Republican chickens apparently never come home to roost.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Benvolio View Post
    Yeah, but the number of people who have given up and opted out of the labor market is at record levels. https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=...PbgQquh91OtWAA
    Since another poster has already quoted your post, I will quote it also with apologies to the members who have you on ignore.

    Your post has three problems:
    1. You are continuing to try to derail the conversation to introduce right-wing talking points regarding Obama and to avoid the discussion of "Trump Staff Picks" which is the actual topic of the thread.
    2. Your post quotes a site owned by Media Research Center which is a site that takes news and "re-interprets" it to support their conservative positions. The founder of MRC, L. Brent Bozell III, is an activist is also involved in organizations like Parents Television Council and the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights. If someone cannot use original source material to support their positions, it's usually because a) they have not read the original reports or b) because they don't understand the original reports or c) all of the above.
    3. With that said, the BLS report includes a metric called "Labor-Force Participation". It's a metric that hasn't gotten much attention until recently when it became the "glass is half empty" talking point for those who don't want to accept positive employment news from a Democratic administration.


    If you would have read the original reports and the analysis from the Fed, you would know that the Labor-Force Participation is actually a comparison of two factors- the number of eligible workers compares to those who are actually working in the civilian job force or who are actively looking for work. It also excludes those are incarcerated.

    The argument that people "have given up" is not accurate. In the same BLS report that the faux-news sites use, there's another chart called "Not in Labor Force, Want a Job Now" that shows that it is not the case- the number of people who are unemployed but want to work jumped up after the 2008 recession but has been in decline since then. It is however, higher than it was pre-2008, reflecting that there are segments of the economy that have not recovered from the recession.

    Also in the same report:
    Not in Labor Force, Searched For Work and Available
    Total unemployed, plus discouraged workers
    Employment-Population Ratio

    So why is the Labor Force Participation rate declining? The biggest reason is that because baby boomers are aging out of the workforce and retiring. The other reason is that the population of people who were continuing to work because they needed health insurance is lower because the Affordable Care Act (ACA aka Obamacare) now allows people to purchase insurance as individuals. This was discussed in a CBO report in 2014 (quoted below since you must have missed it when you read the CBO's report):

    The most significant effect will come from the aging of the population (and other demographic changes), but federal tax and spending policies will also play a role.
    The Affordable Care Act (ACA) will tend to reduce participation, with the largest impact stemming from new subsidies that reduce the cost of health insurance purchased through exchanges. Specifically, by providing subsidies that decline with rising income (and increase with falling income) and by making some people financially better off, the ACA will create an incentive for some people to choose to work less.
    So, bringing us back to the actual topic of this thread....The danger in appointing cabinet heads who don't understand things like economics and who don't have an interest in actually understanding what's underneath all those pretty charts... and the problem with having a President-elect who gets his information from sites like CNS and Breitbart is that not reading original source material and understanding the numbers will lead to ineffective or damaging actions. And as one can see from the effects of the 2008 recession- it can take years to undo damage done during previous administrations, so the decision to nominate persons who have never worked in government, who are not qualified for the position and who do not properly understand the metrics will lead to bad decisions, bad policy and damage to the nation.

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    It seems to me that you, karaBulut, are derailing it with your discussion of unemployment. Here is an Article in Atlantic about the millions of prime age men, largely black who are left out of the the labor force. It is a problem and on which Obama ignored. http://www.theatlantic.com/business/...ng-men/488858/

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    I'm sure that Putin is loving this.
    ...and to every discussion on Trump...unfortunately..this is the bottom line.....

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    So why is the Labor Force Participation rate declining? The biggest reason is that because baby boomers are aging out of the workforce and retiring.
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    ^An educational article that helps me better appreciate the dynamics on this topic.

    This paragraph places the matter in perspective....in brief terms:

    A decline in the participation rate has long been anticipated as the Baby Boomers begin to retire. A 2002 study by Robert F. Szafran attempted to calculate future participation rates by assuming 2000 levels for the percentage of resident population that is civilian and noninstitutionalized and the 2000 level participation rate associated with each age and sex category. The study demonstrates that the participation rate is expected to decline until about 2040, with progressively greater drops until 2020. It accounts for delayed mortality, as compared with earlier generations, and notes that a decline in the participation rate doesn’t stop until the Boomers eventually die and the Generation X’ers enter old age.

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    I disagree with your assumption that politicians and bureaucrats understand economics more than businessmen and bankers. I think the contrary is true. Bankers and high level businessmen live with economics every day and see the consequences of their mistakes. Did Obama have any contact with economics prior to assuming the presidency, aside from his favorable study of marxism? Apparantly not, and his every decision was dictated by liberal ideology with all mistakes being blamed on the GOP. Trump, Ross, Rickets, Romney and Mnuchin are all experienced business men who live economics and live with discipline of the need to make a profit;ideology and blame do not help much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Benvolio View Post
    I disagree with your assumption that politicians and bureaucrats understand economics more than businessmen and bankers.
    That's not the issue at all. Understanding the subject matter (e.g. economics) is a different skill set than managing a bureaucracy. If you look at the career of someone like George H.W. Bush or Robert Gates or Leon Panetta, it's easy to discount them as a "career bureaucrat". However, each of these men has earned a level of respect for their deep understand of government- specifically their knowledge of where the levers of government are and how to press those levers.

    The danger in these particular candidates for cabinet positions is many of them have the perfect trifecta for failure: rigid ideology, lack of subject matter knowledge about the department's purpose and lack of understanding of government.

    Several of the female nominees seem to at least have government experience (Chao, Haley) and a couple of the male candidates have both a subject matter expertise and government experience (Mattis, Kelly). Others like Carson show none of the qualities that would make them eligible for the position.
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    I'm waiting to see what office he'll name JOE ARPAIO for.
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    I think the ridgid ideology is on the part of the democrats. Businessmen are pragmatists by nature. Hiring career bureacrats ensures things won't get done. The budget will grow, more people will be hired and thats about it.

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    I'm waiting to see what office he'll name JOE ARPAIO for.
    Pretty much this.

    In order to piss off more people and please Arpaio supporters, you can be sure that he will appoint him as Gauleiter if not sturmbannführer.

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    Since he's taken in Romney to suckle on his tits, I wonder when Ted Cruz will cum sucking on the D?


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    ^ I think the only reason Trump is dangling SoS in front of Romney is to humiliate him when he chooses some wing-nut like Giuliani.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Benvolio View Post
    I disagree with your assumption that politicians and bureaucrats understand economics more than businessmen and bankers. I think the contrary is true. Bankers and high level businessmen live with economics every day and see the consequences of their mistakes. Did Obama have any contact with economics prior to assuming the presidency, aside from his favorable study of marxism? Apparantly not, and his every decision was dictated by liberal ideology with all mistakes being blamed on the GOP. Trump, Ross, Rickets, Romney and Mnuchin are all experienced business men who live economics and live with discipline of the need to make a profit;ideology and blame do not help much.
    Bollocks.
    When you're in business you deal with the affairs of the business and the market.
    Everything else is an externality.

    The number of failed businesses are a pointer to the logic of choosing 'managerial' qualities over specific skill and knowledge.
    Blah blah blah, something enigmatic sounding...

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    The entire cabinet and all of his choices is sizing up to be a perfect reflection of the man who appointed them....
    actually thought he'd try to put a few Dems in there to bring the country together as he lost the election---fooled againClick image for larger version. 

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