Archive for the ‘Predictions’ Category

Reconciling Trump’s Incompetency With Economic Success

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If Trump is so incompetent, why do we keep seeing good economic numbers? Simple. Republicans have a history of trading long-term pain in exchange for quick profits.

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May 7, 2018
Posted in: Economy, Jobs, mystery, myth busting, Partisanship, Politics, Predictions, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity, Seems Obvious to Me, Taxes

Is This the Beginning of the Trump Economy? DOW loses over 1,000 points to start 2018.

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Last week, the DOW lost over 1,000 points for the week and nearly 666 points in a single day following the first economic report released since Trump’s policies went into effect on January 1st of this year.

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February 4, 2018
Posted in: Economy, Greed, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Predictions, Taxes

Predictions for 2018: Fasten Your Seatbelts

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Predicting Trump is like predicting a toddler’s next move, but try I must. Tenth Anniversary of my predicting the Year to Come with a nearly 60% success rate.

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January 1, 2018
Posted in: Civil Rights, Economy, Election, Politics, Predictions

If GOP Tax Bill Passes, here is how it will tank the economy

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We’ve been down this road before (3x in fact), and each time it was a disaster. But Republicans are selling #VoodooEconomics to us again like it’s never been tried before. Here’s what will happen.

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December 4, 2017
Posted in: Economy, Greed, Jobs, Money, myth busting, Partisanship, Predictions, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity, Taxes

Evidence Emerges Russia Meddled in #Brexit As Well (just as I speculated last April)

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Sorry conspiracy theorists, but the evidence continues to mount that Russian meddling took place across Europe as well.

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November 27, 2017
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  · Posted in: Crime, mystery, myth busting, National Security, Politics, Predictions, rewriting history, Right-Wing Insanity, Scandals

Predictions for 2017: It’s the end of the world as we know it.

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My annual look back at the laughably failed predictions of the so-called psychics, my scorecard for last years predictions, and my predictions for the coming year.

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December 31, 2016
Posted in: Abortion rights, Civil Rights, Economy, Environment, General, Global Warming, Greed, Healthcare, Immigration Reform, Infrastructure, Jobs, Middle East, Money, National Security, Partisanship, Party of Life, Politics, Predictions, Right-wing Facism, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Right-Wing Insanity, Taxes, Terrorism, Unconstitutional, War

Will Trump Resolve His Business Conflicts Before His Inauguration? Doubtful.

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During the primaries, Trump dismissed potential conflicts of interest between his business and being president by minimizing the importance of his business. Yet, he can’t bring himself to liquidate his empire.

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November 28, 2016
Posted in: Greed, Money, myth busting, National Security, Predictions, Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Unconstitutional

Mugsy’s Electoral Predictions (2016 edition)

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There are 12 states labeled “toss ups”. But really, there are only four, and Trump’s only path to victory is if he sweeps them.

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November 7, 2016
Posted in: Election, Predictions, Seems Obvious to Me, voting

The Most Frightening Thing This Election is that One Of Them Will Win

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 Happy Halloween. And with the latest round of “scandals” ping-ponging between the candidates each week (Trump’s sexual misconduct, now Hillary’s emails), the more I dread what’s in store for us over the next four years (notice I did NOT say “four to eight” years.) Last February, despite being an enthusiastic Bernie supporter, I conceded that if the choice […]

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October 31, 2016
Posted in: Election, Politics, Predictions, Rants

CNN Poll: 51 Percent of Hillary Vote is Just Anti-Trump. What happens if Romney goes indie?

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Republicans are actively courting Mitt Romney to run as an Independent just as a new poll reveals more than half of Clinton’s support comes from the “anti-Trump” vote.

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May 9, 2016
Posted in: Election, Politics, Predictions

Claims Hillary Has Better Chance of Winning Not Only False, but now moot amid GOP chaos

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 For months now, many Clinton supporters have been citing Hillary’s chances of defeating Trump in the General election in November as their reason for voting for her. They just don’t believe that an admitted “Democratic Socialist” can win the election. As far as I’m aware, there has never been an official poll taken of Clinton supporters […]

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March 21, 2016
Posted in: Election, myth busting, Predictions, Seems Obvious to Me

Cruz Comfortably Beats Trump in Iowa. Dems still too close to call. Suspicious Clinton bounce repealed.

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 Going into the wee hours of the morning, I was watching Hillary Clinton’s delegate lead shrink all night, when around 9pm CST, with 18% of precincts left to go, leading by only 11 delegates, the Clinton campaign declared victory despite all the pollsters saying it was “too close to call.” Her lead continued to shrink with every update. By […]

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February 2, 2016
Posted in: Election, General, Politics, Predictions, voting