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Tillerson is Out
« on: March 13, 2018, 11:39:24 AM »
Apparently John Kelly phoned Tillerson on Friday, told him something was up and to watch Twitter, then Trump fired him via tweet.

Today Tillerson gave a press conference stating he would be gone by midnight March 31st.

Pretty crazy ... he gave up his position at Exxon plus all future potential earnings from working in the oil industry to get treated like that.

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-tillerson/trump-fires-top-diplomat-tillerson-taps-cias-pompeo-idUSKCN1GP1NJ
« Last Edit: March 13, 2018, 11:43:53 AM by alpha »


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Re: Tillerson is Out
« Reply #2 on: March 13, 2018, 12:46:42 PM »
That just goes to show you how much smarter Jamie Dimon is compared to these other fools given he decided to stay far away from this clown show.

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Re: Tillerson is Out
« Reply #3 on: March 13, 2018, 01:13:16 PM »
So is Icahn?

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Re: Tillerson is Out
« Reply #4 on: March 13, 2018, 04:29:18 PM »
If this was The Apprentice. This would be the most shocking to happen in a season.

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Re: Tillerson is Out
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2018, 06:43:20 PM »
Imagine this were a company with such a clown show and turnover of top mangement!  The stock of such an organization would be a short. Can any organization even function like this?
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Re: Tillerson is Out
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2018, 08:04:35 PM »
Tillerson should run for office. I'd vote for him, if I were American.

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Re: Tillerson is Out
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2018, 08:36:35 PM »
Tillerson should run for office. I'd vote for him, if I were American.
Based on what? His masterful management of the state department?

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Re: Tillerson is Out
« Reply #8 on: March 13, 2018, 09:14:20 PM »
Putting up with a "moron" for many months.
Funny, he called Trump a moron a year or so ago and nothing happened, called out Russia and next day he was gone.
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Re: Tillerson is Out
« Reply #9 on: March 13, 2018, 11:33:17 PM »

Pardon me for being optimistic here.

At the end of the day, ignoring all the news and talking heads, so what?  Did the U.S.A. crash and fail in any way so far? Is the economy in the dumpster?  Are people hungry for food? What?

This is a testament to the U.S.A.'s structural strength.    It will come out of this stronger and better.   Trump will be replaced.  Another idiot will take his place. The system will continue to work.

Even more optimistically, (hey I'm an investor, what can I say...) this might wake up the public to the fact that the world is changing and some things will have to change with it.   Better sooner than later.