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Re: President Biden
« Reply #10 on: November 07, 2020, 12:36:53 PM »
This election was Trumpís to win. But he blew it and now becomes a one term president.


Somehow this is a shockingly different tune than what had been sung by everyone for the past 4 years, including the months leading into the election where Biden was apparently a 6-10% favorite in FL, MI, AZ, WI, OH, PA, etc...little bit of revisionist history never hurt anyone though.

Lots of new information has become available in the past 5 days. Like an election was held and the results were tabulated. What we learned was Trump outperformed expectations and was within a whisker of winning a second term. That was impressive and should be recognized.

Given he was so close it is also normal to ask what could he have done to pick up a few thousand votes? I know, i know. He has had a perfect Presidency and he ran a perfect campaign. His failure to capture the Presidency has nothing to do with his words or actions. It is all a conspiracy. Someone else is to blame for his epic failure (first term Presidents do no lose unless they mess up big time).

What we also know is he lost. And for the Presidential election margin of victory means nothing (win by 1 vote or a landslide). Time for Trump to get his resume updated (and get his legal team staffed up).
The election was close in a number of states. That is true. But somehow I don't see how you come within a whisker of winning the election as a Republican when you loose Arizona and Georgia.

Consider how insane it is that Arizona - which only once voted D for President since 1948 (Billy 1996) - just voted a Democrat for President and will have 2 Democrat Senators.


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Re: President Biden
« Reply #11 on: November 07, 2020, 12:49:14 PM »
This election was Trumpís to win. But he blew it and now becomes a one term president.


Somehow this is a shockingly different tune than what had been sung by everyone for the past 4 years, including the months leading into the election where Biden was apparently a 6-10% favorite in FL, MI, AZ, WI, OH, PA, etc...little bit of revisionist history never hurt anyone though.

Lots of new information has become available in the past 5 days. Like an election was held and the results were tabulated. What we learned was Trump outperformed expectations and was within a whisker of winning a second term. That was impressive and should be recognized.

Given he was so close it is also normal to ask what could he have done to pick up a few thousand votes? I know, i know. He has had a perfect Presidency and he ran a perfect campaign. His failure to capture the Presidency has nothing to do with his words or actions. It is all a conspiracy. Someone else is to blame for his epic failure (first term Presidents do no lose unless they mess up big time).

What we also know is he lost. And for the Presidential election margin of victory means nothing (win by 1 vote or a landslide). Time for Trump to get his resume updated (and get his legal team staffed up).
The election was close in a number of states. That is true. But somehow I don't see how you come within a whisker of winning the election as a Republican when you loose Arizona and Georgia.

Consider how insane it is that Arizona - which only once voted D for President since 1948 (Billy 1996) - just voted a Democrat for President and will have 2 Democrat Senators.

Donít forget that Jo Jorgensen, the libertarian who was touted here as a candidate got 1.5%. I donít know if these voters would have voted Trump or Biden, but it is enough to possibly make a difference in this election.
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Re: President Biden
« Reply #12 on: November 08, 2020, 05:34:50 PM »
Hasnít Arizona been flooded with individuals moving from Cal? This is also happening in Texas. Not hard to see these states go democrat in the near future.
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Re: President Biden
« Reply #14 on: November 09, 2020, 09:44:34 AM »
https://twitter.com/michaeljburry/status/1325854261289213952?s=21

Classic. Then again some people believe strange things due to their derangement. Imagine waking up this morning thinking the market was up 5% because Biden won the presidency, even though everyone knew this last week?

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Re: President Biden
« Reply #15 on: November 10, 2020, 05:31:17 PM »
Interesting stat:
https://www.wsj.com/livecoverage/latest-updates-biden-trump-election-2020/card/32vHNFTTc2xxNr7NITHY

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Biden Counties Account for 70% of U.S. GDP
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People wait in line to vote at Tarrant County Elections Center on Oct. 29 in Fort Worth, Texas.MONTINIQUE MONROE/GETTY IMAGES
America’s political divisions are also economic divisions – and they are widening. That’s one message that comes through in the visual story-telling from our graphics team, published today, which shows how Republicans and Democrats are increasingly divided by the education levels, racial diversity and the amount of urban or rural character to their communities.

Now, the Brookings Institution adds to the finding of a growing divide between metropolitan and non-metropolitan America.

Joe Biden last week won 16% of the nation’s counties, but those counties account for 70% of nation’s economic activity, Brookings analysts report. By contrast, President Trump won 84% of counties, accounting for less than 30% of GDP.
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Re: President Biden
« Reply #16 on: November 10, 2020, 06:18:26 PM »
Interesting stat:
https://www.wsj.com/livecoverage/latest-updates-biden-trump-election-2020/card/32vHNFTTc2xxNr7NITHY

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Biden Counties Account for 70% of U.S. GDP
By Aaron Zitner
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People wait in line to vote at Tarrant County Elections Center on Oct. 29 in Fort Worth, Texas.MONTINIQUE MONROE/GETTY IMAGES
Americaís political divisions are also economic divisions Ė and they are widening. Thatís one message that comes through in the visual story-telling from our graphics team, published today, which shows how Republicans and Democrats are increasingly divided by the education levels, racial diversity and the amount of urban or rural character to their communities.

Now, the Brookings Institution adds to the finding of a growing divide between metropolitan and non-metropolitan America.

Joe Biden last week won 16% of the nationís counties, but those counties account for 70% of nationís economic activity, Brookings analysts report. By contrast, President Trump won 84% of counties, accounting for less than 30% of GDP.
Yea. I alluded to this in some other thread and Castanza made up some stuff, threw a fit and told me to get outta there.

It's not that interesting. It's pretty intuitive really. If you were to make an analysis of tax paid/collected the numbers would be even more stark.

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Re: President Biden
« Reply #17 on: November 10, 2020, 06:43:01 PM »
Interesting stat:
https://www.wsj.com/livecoverage/latest-updates-biden-trump-election-2020/card/32vHNFTTc2xxNr7NITHY

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Biden Counties Account for 70% of U.S. GDP
By Aaron Zitner
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People wait in line to vote at Tarrant County Elections Center on Oct. 29 in Fort Worth, Texas.MONTINIQUE MONROE/GETTY IMAGES
Americaís political divisions are also economic divisions Ė and they are widening. Thatís one message that comes through in the visual story-telling from our graphics team, published today, which shows how Republicans and Democrats are increasingly divided by the education levels, racial diversity and the amount of urban or rural character to their communities.

Now, the Brookings Institution adds to the finding of a growing divide between metropolitan and non-metropolitan America.

Joe Biden last week won 16% of the nationís counties, but those counties account for 70% of nationís economic activity, Brookings analysts report. By contrast, President Trump won 84% of counties, accounting for less than 30% of GDP.
Yea. I alluded to this in some other thread and Castanza made up some stuff, threw a fit and told me to get outta there.

It's not that interesting. It's pretty intuitive really. If you were to make an analysis of tax paid/collected the numbers would be even more stark.

What did I make up? That is literally what I described...This report simply describes it in GDP instead of population...
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Re: President Biden
« Reply #18 on: November 10, 2020, 07:09:25 PM »
Interesting stat:
https://www.wsj.com/livecoverage/latest-updates-biden-trump-election-2020/card/32vHNFTTc2xxNr7NITHY

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Biden Counties Account for 70% of U.S. GDP
By Aaron Zitner
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People wait in line to vote at Tarrant County Elections Center on Oct. 29 in Fort Worth, Texas.MONTINIQUE MONROE/GETTY IMAGES
Americaís political divisions are also economic divisions Ė and they are widening. Thatís one message that comes through in the visual story-telling from our graphics team, published today, which shows how Republicans and Democrats are increasingly divided by the education levels, racial diversity and the amount of urban or rural character to their communities.

Now, the Brookings Institution adds to the finding of a growing divide between metropolitan and non-metropolitan America.

Joe Biden last week won 16% of the nationís counties, but those counties account for 70% of nationís economic activity, Brookings analysts report. By contrast, President Trump won 84% of counties, accounting for less than 30% of GDP.
Yea. I alluded to this in some other thread and Castanza made up some stuff, threw a fit and told me to get outta there.

It's not that interesting. It's pretty intuitive really. If you were to make an analysis of tax paid/collected the numbers would be even more stark.

What did I make up? That is literally what I described...This report simply describes it in GDP instead of population...
It isn't. It's because Joe won urban areas. Urban areas have high GDP and high GDP per capita. Due to progressive taxation the tax rate on that GDP is higher in urban areas which results in an even higher proportion of tax paid.

Let me give you an example: New York City has about 8.4 million people. Kentucky and South Carolina have about 9.1 million people combined. New York City's GDP? Around 937 billion. KY and SC combined? Around 463 billion. If you don't like that example, we could do this all day long with others. Same shit.

This stuff is pretty simple math not rocket science.

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Re: President Biden
« Reply #19 on: November 10, 2020, 07:18:03 PM »
Interesting stat:
https://www.wsj.com/livecoverage/latest-updates-biden-trump-election-2020/card/32vHNFTTc2xxNr7NITHY

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Biden Counties Account for 70% of U.S. GDP
By Aaron Zitner
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People wait in line to vote at Tarrant County Elections Center on Oct. 29 in Fort Worth, Texas.MONTINIQUE MONROE/GETTY IMAGES
Americaís political divisions are also economic divisions Ė and they are widening. Thatís one message that comes through in the visual story-telling from our graphics team, published today, which shows how Republicans and Democrats are increasingly divided by the education levels, racial diversity and the amount of urban or rural character to their communities.

Now, the Brookings Institution adds to the finding of a growing divide between metropolitan and non-metropolitan America.

Joe Biden last week won 16% of the nationís counties, but those counties account for 70% of nationís economic activity, Brookings analysts report. By contrast, President Trump won 84% of counties, accounting for less than 30% of GDP.
Yea. I alluded to this in some other thread and Castanza made up some stuff, threw a fit and told me to get outta there.

It's not that interesting. It's pretty intuitive really. If you were to make an analysis of tax paid/collected the numbers would be even more stark.

What did I make up? That is literally what I described...This report simply describes it in GDP instead of population...
It isn't. It's because Joe won urban areas. Urban areas have high GDP and high GDP per capita. Due to progressive taxation the tax rate on that GDP is higher in urban areas which results in an even higher proportion of tax paid.

Let me give you an example: New York City has about 8.4 million people. Kentucky and South Carolina have about 9.1 million people combined. New York City's GDP? Around 937 billion. KY and SC combined? Around 463 billion. If you don't like that example, we could do this all day long with others. Same shit.

This stuff is pretty simple math not rocket science.

A huge reason that NYC has such high GDP is simply because of government handouts. If the government normalized interest rates and stopped running huge bailouts, NYC would look like it did in the 1970s again (or worse). The stock market and real estate would get absolutely destroyed. You could also say the same thing about certain parts of CA. Now, I think many parts of the country benefit more than others by government bailouts but NYC gets way more of a benefit.
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