Things are just going great for the U.S.
We have a roaring economy --- (ehr, a snoring one, huh?)
A raging stock market --- oops - it dropped over 800-points today.
Something about a coronavirus spreading worldwide.
But, Virginia interjects, we have such low unemployment - 3.5%
Oh, yes - people are working - but @ 2 or more jobs - or 1 job & barely scraping by.
Yes, wages are going "up" --> but compared to 1977 rates (& factoring in inflation) -->
Most hourly folk aren't really that much better off than they were back then.
Ok, so we're building that damned wall to keep hostile Mexicans out, right?
Uh, no, Virginia - we're still waiting for Mexico to fork over the money & then we can get underway with construction.
Hey, how about that tax cut in Dec.-2017 --- wow, that's gotta be a kick in the head for everybody, right?
No - not unless you're hovering around the top 1% of the population.
Well, the NRA gun nuts like him - so do nazi-thugs, white supremacists, bigots & mostly stupid white folk?
They say he's got 40% support from the country, right?
Well, no, - more like 32% - there's been pretty significant slippages since 2016 - a lot of folks are on to Donnie's schtick -> you see, Virginia, Donnie boy just can't help himself - he lies non-stop - about everything and anything!
Ok, but we've got China by the balls, right?
Actually, no -> while they have serious fundamental challenges in their command economy -> they can keep on going for years and just keep sticking it to us.
So, what about that phase 1 of the trade agreement with China?
What about it -> it's only phase 1 of an eventual treaty which will go nowhere because any real or enforcible one will never be fully enacted!
The Chinese are most l