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Trump walks in a room.

1. Moshe123 shoots at him because he is pure evil, 2. ilherman+hachover jump in front of the bullets because Trump is our savior. 3. aygart tackles Moshe123 because Trump is better than HRC, 4. but Baruch can't stand Trump so he tells aygart he's crazy and Trump is a madman. 5. ExGingi would like to point out that who cares what he is, all that matters is the supreme court nominations. 6. Dan and others aren't really sure how this makes them feel plus they don't really want to drink poison. 7. Spoiler alert: Moshe123's gun was empty, it was just a blank.

And Freddie is in the back of the room just cooking his cholent. Until he announces that there are TWO menu choices, Pareve Cholent or Vegetable Lasagna. While etech0 figured out that they are both poisoned.


Repeat x100.

And then Hilary walks into the room with the most confidence a candidate has had in recent history. She is so confident that she eats both the Pareve Cholent and Vegetable Lasagna. Everyone is the room is aghast, they don't know how this happened, could it be Comey is behind this poisoning or was it that her Obamacare premiums were to high to get her the help she needed.

Everyone stared as she choked and was cast into oblivion on November, 8, 2016 the last day she was heard from in the public eye.

Moshe123, ilherman, hachover, Baruch, ExGingi, Dan, Freddie, etech0, and the rest of America are in total shock and hope that so long as Trump doesn't eat any Pareve Cholent and Vegetable Lasagna and stays true to his supreme court nominees this may be the greatest thing to happen since the CSR and GC's.

But remember this may be the beginning of the end...

P.S. Thanks to cognitive dissonance aygart, Michael Moore, and Scott Adams knew the whole time that Trump could win, unfortunately for JTZ he may be off DDF for the next 4 years due to his mandatory 3 times daily consumption of CROW!

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Sub notes:

Nov 8 : Time to edit the wiki. Biggest upset in American History according to Michael Isikoff.


http://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=57647.0

http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2016/president/us/general_election_trump_vs_clinton-5491.html
http://www.realclearpolitics.com/epolls/2016/president/us/general_election_trump_vs_clinton_vs_johnson_vs_stein-5952.html
https://twitter.com/realdonaldtrump?lang=en
http://blog.dilbert.com/
http://fivethirtyeight.com/
All Political Ads - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvuOH0oJFwElBgRKz-eMlLw

As things turns out, the most prescient view on this election was that of Michael Moore! Though Scott Adams is also claiming a high view level of prescience.


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Johnson
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Author Topic: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread  (Read 1490569 times)

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Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #29100 on: December 19, 2019, 11:50:50 PM »
11.2 billion in 2018, is that right?
Now try googling how much they paid to Uncle Sam in 2018.
Maybe try a different search engine, as Google might try to hide it

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Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #29101 on: December 19, 2019, 11:56:42 PM »
Now try googling how much they paid to Uncle Sam in 2018.
Maybe try a different search engine, as Google might try to hide it
Keep working on the "white" mistake before you move on to your other mistakes.  :)
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Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #29102 on: December 20, 2019, 12:03:03 AM »
Now try googling how much they paid to Uncle Sam in 2018.
Maybe try a different search engine, as Google might try to hide it
I don't think it is possible to know a number for that without insider information. They claim to have paid $1.2b in income taxes over 2018 but I don't think there is a way to know whether or not it is federal and which year it is for.
The thing with the hamster is that running on the wheel is actually what it is trying to do.

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Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #29103 on: December 20, 2019, 07:10:54 AM »
What is with these Trumpsters? She mocks him, lies about it and then has to eat crow. A pattern we see all to often but the Kool-Aid drinkers refuse to call it out. Is the reason they continue to fail to call out this despicable behavior is because they agree with it?

https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/elections-2020/sarah-sanders-mocks-biden-for-stuttering-biden-responds-its-called-empathy-look-it-up/ar-BBYbmoZ?ocid=spartandhp
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Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #29104 on: December 20, 2019, 07:11:46 AM »
They claim to have paid $1.2b in income taxes over 2018...
Link?
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Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #29106 on: December 20, 2019, 08:53:42 AM »
Here is one among many.
https://www.wsj.com/articles/does-amazon-really-pay-no-taxes-heres-the-complicated-answer-11560504602
Paywall.
Did they pay any federal income tax in 2018?
Every google search I do says no.
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Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #29107 on: December 20, 2019, 09:15:52 AM »
Paywall.
Did they pay any federal income tax in 2018?
Every google search I do says no.

Did Amazon really pay no taxes for 2018?

We can’t know. Amazon’s tax returns are private, and its financial statements disclose costs in terms designed for shareholders, not policy makers: It includes accounting measures of taxes, which differ from tax-return calculations.
Why do people say Amazon didn’t pay taxes?

By one measure—comparing pretax U.S. profit and the company’s “current provision” for U.S. income taxes—Amazon earned $11 billion and had a tax bill of negative $129 million in 2018, essentially getting a net benefit from the tax system.

But the current provision isn’t the same as the bottom line of Amazon’s 2018 tax return. Instead, the current provision is an accounting measure of the company’s near-term tax cost. It is an estimate of the 2018 tax bill plus settlements of past disputes, changes to past projections and updates to reflect new regulations and laws. Amazon’s total effective tax rate for 2018 was 11%, including that current provision but also adding in foreign, state and deferred taxes.

“I’ll cheerfully acknowledge that [the current provision] is not what we want to really know, but it’s also the closest thing we’re ever going to see,” said Matt Gardner, senior fellow at the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, the left-leaning group whose report on Amazon and other companies drew Democrats’ attention.

....


So is Amazon getting a $129 million refund?

Not necessarily. There are indications Amazon paid little or no federal income taxes for 2018. Its federal net operating loss carryforwards—accumulated losses that offset future taxable income—rose to $627 million at the end of 2018 from $226 million a year earlier, according to securities filings. Its federal tax credit carryforward—accumulated credits that offset future taxes—rose to $1.4 billion from $855 million, largely because of the research-and-development credit.

Those are signals that Amazon accumulated losses and tax credits faster than it generated income and tax liability. The law lets carryforwards smooth tax payments across business cycles and a company’s lifespan.

“Because we are in a low-margin industry and invest in innovation and infrastructure, we don’t make as much pretax profit as other tech companies, so our taxes are lower,” Amazon said in a statement.
So that means Amazon didn’t spend any money on income taxes in 2018?

No. Even though Amazon’s “current provision” number for 2018 was negative for federal taxes, Amazon said it made income-tax payments totaling $1.2 billion during that year, more than from 2011 through 2016 combined. The company doesn’t disclose how that payment was split among tax years or jurisdictions—such as the U.S., states and foreign countries. So, the $1.2 billion could include California income taxes for 2016 or U.K. payments for 2017.
The thing with the hamster is that running on the wheel is actually what it is trying to do.

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Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #29108 on: December 20, 2019, 09:22:03 AM »
Did Amazon really pay no taxes for 2018?
Short answer they paid no federal income tax in 2018.
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Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #29110 on: December 20, 2019, 01:13:13 PM »
Keep drinking the Kool-Aid if you think Trump is not immoral. Anyone who believes that would you be ok with him being a father figure for your children. Lets see who has the courage to answer that question.  :)
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/billy-graham-s-son-says-it-s-unfathomable-christianity-today-would-side-with-democrats-in-totally-partisan-attack-on-trump/ar-BBYcj5p?ocid=msn360
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Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #29111 on: December 21, 2019, 06:48:20 PM »
You live if your fake reality so why not.
https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/white-house-considers-arguing-that-trump-wasnt-impeached/ar-BBYczX2?ocid=spartandhp

Did you even read the article? Noah Feldman is the guy Democrats brought as an expert on impeachment


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Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #29112 on: December 21, 2019, 07:00:07 PM »
Did you even read the article? Noah Feldman is the guy Democrats brought as an expert on impeachment
I don't care who the guy is. Go ahead and try to make the case he is not impeached.  :)
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Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #29113 on: December 21, 2019, 07:14:29 PM »
I don't care who the guy is. Go ahead and try to make the case he is not impeached.  :)

He does just that in his op-ed (which you apparently didn't read before making confident statements about other people's "fake reality").

https://www.bloomberg.com/opinion/articles/2019-12-19/trump-impeachment-delay-could-be-serious-problem-for-democrats

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Re: US Politics/2016 Election Pick Your Poison Master Thread
« Reply #29114 on: December 21, 2019, 07:52:24 PM »
He does just that in his op-ed (which you apparently didn't read before making confident statements about other people's "fake reality").
You are missing the point. You are telling everyone not to believe their eyes and ears but this mumbo jumbo legal stuff I am going to feed you. You better serve them the Kool-Aid first.  :)
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