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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #25 on: January 01, 2019, 10:00:04 AM »

Trump is still living in the White House.

He'll be there at the start of 2021 as well.  Hope that makes your day :-)

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There's a better chance of him being dead.

Odds are he is alive.  The last POTUS to die in office was JFK.  Since then we have seen Ford and Reagan survive assassination attempts while Bush II managed to deal with his choking incident and an Iraqi throwing a shoe at him.  Politics aside, if you are betting on dead President occurrences, don't bet a wad of dead presidents on it happening.

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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #26 on: January 01, 2019, 10:02:50 AM »

Trump will be a 1-term president. (If Clinton won, she would also have been a 1-term president.) However, this is because he will lose re-election (or possibly replaced by Pence early in one of several ways), not because of death.
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #27 on: January 01, 2019, 10:07:58 AM »

That this thread hasn't been locked already.
Only because someone hasn’t said something controversial yet.

And right on cue, came NE2
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #28 on: January 01, 2019, 10:15:21 AM »

I can't believe I haven't been constantly reminded about our current president seeking a second term and hearing about potential candidates yet...oh wait, that's happening over the next 22 months.

Gotta save those airline sickness bags.

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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #29 on: January 01, 2019, 10:19:36 AM »

I can't believe I haven't been constantly reminded about our current president seeking a second term and hearing about potential candidates yet...oh wait, that's happening over the next 22 months.


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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #30 on: January 01, 2019, 10:34:21 AM »

I don't think it is guaranteed that Trump will be a one-term president.

Certainly, it is likely; presidents with Trump's approval ratings ought to have a tough time getting reelected. Further, an incumbents' margin almost always diminishes from his/her original election. In Trump's case, any diminishment of margin would almost certainly cost him reelection.

Say there's a 30% chance he will be assassinated or removed from office or a challenger will win the primary.
That leaves a 70% chance he will be on the ballot in November 2020. If he's on the ballot, maybe he has a 10% chance of winning. That means his total chance of winning a second term is 0.7 × 0.1, or 7%.
A slim chance, but an existent chance nonetheless.

That this thread hasn't been locked already.
Only because someone hasn’t said something controversial yet.
And right on cue, came NE2

His first statement actually wasn't controversial. Trump is in office; that's a fact. Now, though... yep, we're pretty much in controversial territory!  :-D
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #31 on: January 01, 2019, 10:44:43 AM »

Trump is still living in the White House.

He'll be there at the start of 2021 as well.  Hope that makes your day :-)

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There's a better chance of him being dead.

Odds are he is alive.  The last POTUS to die in office was JFK.  Since then we have seen Ford and Reagan survive assassination attempts while Bush II managed to deal with his choking incident and an Iraqi throwing a shoe at him.  Politics aside, if you are betting on dead President occurrences, don't bet a wad of dead presidents on it happening.

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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #32 on: January 01, 2019, 10:47:28 AM »

Glad everyone is weighing in with their two pence on politics and that I had the chance to make a dumb pun about it before the thread gets locked.
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #33 on: January 01, 2019, 10:49:56 AM »

Glad everyone is weighing in with their two pence on politics and that I had the chance to make a dumb pun about it before the thread gets locked.
Glad I got to tell you how clever your pun is before the thread got locked.
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #34 on: January 01, 2019, 10:52:06 AM »

Glad everyone is weighing in with their two pence on politics and that I had the chance to make a dumb pun about it before the thread gets locked.
The no politics rule will inevitably Trump this thread.
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #35 on: January 01, 2019, 10:53:52 AM »

Trump will be a 1-term president. (If Clinton won, she would also have been a 1-term president.) However, this is because he will lose re-election (or possibly replaced by Pence early in one of several ways), not because of death.
He’s not doing much to get re-elected currently (he mainly panders to his ever-dwindling base, even after getting his ass handed to him in the midterms), but stranger things have happened. His election, for example.

And this idle chatter about milquetoast “unity” primary challengers in 2020 is just that, and seems to ignore the fact that his approval rating among Republicans has hovered around 90% since his inauguration.
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #36 on: January 01, 2019, 11:56:47 AM »

^ Well, if you won the presidency by accident, you wouldn't be worrying too much about your reelection strategy either, would you?
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #37 on: January 01, 2019, 12:04:36 PM »

Trump will be a 1-term president. (If Clinton won, she would also have been a 1-term president.) However, this is because he will lose re-election (or possibly replaced by Pence early in one of several ways), not because of death.
He’s not doing much to get re-elected currently (he mainly panders to his ever-dwindling base, even after getting his ass handed to him in the midterms), but stranger things have happened. His election, for example.

And this idle chatter about milquetoast “unity” primary challengers in 2020 is just that, and seems to ignore the fact that his approval rating among Republicans has hovered around 90% since his inauguration.
His election would not of happened if not for a loophole in the constitution. An accident, maybe.
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #38 on: January 01, 2019, 12:09:06 PM »

It's not butter.

People are still making this thread every year.

Kids. Missing the good ole days.

Where's the beef? Anyone found it yet?


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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #39 on: January 01, 2019, 12:16:00 PM »

It's not butter.

People are still making this thread every year.

Kids. Missing the good ole days.

Where's the beef? Anyone found it yet?


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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #40 on: January 01, 2019, 12:26:03 PM »

It's not butter.

People are still making this thread every year.

Kids. Missing the good ole days.

Where's the beef? Anyone found it yet?


prego.

And she lost her Wendy's job over this.
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #41 on: January 01, 2019, 02:03:49 PM »

Trump will be a 1-term president. (If Clinton won, she would also have been a 1-term president.) However, this is because he will lose re-election (or possibly replaced by Pence early in one of several ways), not because of death.
He’s not doing much to get re-elected currently (he mainly panders to his ever-dwindling base, even after getting his ass handed to him in the midterms), but stranger things have happened. His election, for example.

And this idle chatter about milquetoast “unity” primary challengers in 2020 is just that, and seems to ignore the fact that his approval rating among Republicans has hovered around 90% since his inauguration.

Face it.  The Democrat Party isn't what it used to be.  It has gone so far left that it is losing its base.  It used to be the party of the working man and middle class; it has now become the party of the out of touch social elite who would sit in their ivory towers and throw crumbs down to the minions. It has embraced the concept of government control of your life from cradle to grave.  And President Trump won because of the Electoral College, which is necessary, otherwise the deep blue states of New York and California; or more specifically, NYC, LA, and the Bay Area, would control the entire country.  And why are people trying to impeach him?  Just because they don't agree with him politically?  Enjoy the ride till 1/20/25.   
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #42 on: January 01, 2019, 02:05:36 PM »

Trump will be a 1-term president. (If Clinton won, she would also have been a 1-term president.) However, this is because he will lose re-election (or possibly replaced by Pence early in one of several ways), not because of death.
He’s not doing much to get re-elected currently (he mainly panders to his ever-dwindling base, even after getting his ass handed to him in the midterms), but stranger things have happened. His election, for example.

And this idle chatter about milquetoast “unity” primary challengers in 2020 is just that, and seems to ignore the fact that his approval rating among Republicans has hovered around 90% since his inauguration.

Face it.  The Democrat Party isn't what it used to be.  It has gone so far left that it is losing its base.  It used to be the party of the working man and middle class; it has now become the party of the out of touch social elite who would sit in their ivory towers and throw crumbs down to the minions. It has embraced the concept of government control of your life from cradle to grave.  And President Trump won because of the Electoral College, which is necessary, otherwise the deep blue states of New York and California; or more specifically, NYC, LA, and the Bay Area, would control the entire country.  And why are people trying to impeach him?  Just because they don't agree with him politically?  Enjoy the ride till 1/20/25.   


Neither is the Republican Party, and hasn't been since Ike.
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #43 on: January 01, 2019, 02:08:29 PM »

Trump will be a 1-term president. (If Clinton won, she would also have been a 1-term president.) However, this is because he will lose re-election (or possibly replaced by Pence early in one of several ways), not because of death.
He’s not doing much to get re-elected currently (he mainly panders to his ever-dwindling base, even after getting his ass handed to him in the midterms), but stranger things have happened. His election, for example.

And this idle chatter about milquetoast “unity” primary challengers in 2020 is just that, and seems to ignore the fact that his approval rating among Republicans has hovered around 90% since his inauguration.

Face it.  The Democrat Party isn't what it used to be.  It has gone so far left that it is losing its base.  It used to be the party of the working man and middle class; it has now become the party of the out of touch social elite who would sit in their ivory towers and throw crumbs down to the minions. It has embraced the concept of government control of your life from cradle to grave.  And President Trump won because of the Electoral College, which is necessary, otherwise the deep blue states of New York and California; or more specifically, NYC, LA, and the Bay Area, would control the entire country.  And why are people trying to impeach him?  Just because they don't agree with him politically?  Enjoy the ride till 1/20/25.   


Neither is the Republican Party, and hasn't been since Ike.
Hell, since Reagan.  Or W.
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #44 on: January 01, 2019, 02:15:42 PM »

Trump will be a 1-term president. (If Clinton won, she would also have been a 1-term president.) However, this is because he will lose re-election (or possibly replaced by Pence early in one of several ways), not because of death.
He’s not doing much to get re-elected currently (he mainly panders to his ever-dwindling base, even after getting his ass handed to him in the midterms), but stranger things have happened. His election, for example.

And this idle chatter about milquetoast “unity” primary challengers in 2020 is just that, and seems to ignore the fact that his approval rating among Republicans has hovered around 90% since his inauguration.

Face it.  The Democrat Party isn't what it used to be.  It has gone so far left that it is losing its base.  It used to be the party of the working man and middle class; it has now become the party of the out of touch social elite who would sit in their ivory towers and throw crumbs down to the minions. It has embraced the concept of government control of your life from cradle to grave.  And President Trump won because of the Electoral College, which is necessary, otherwise the deep blue states of New York and California; or more specifically, NYC, LA, and the Bay Area, would control the entire country.  And why are people trying to impeach him?  Just because they don't agree with him politically?  Enjoy the ride till 1/20/25.   
The Democrats weren't supposed to retake the House until 2022 at the earliest, and that was assuming generally favorable census results.  They managed to do it four years earlier thanks to Trump's massive unpopularity and the fact that he's taken the party so far to the right.  Including huge wins in what you people charmingly refer to as Real America.  Doesn't sound like a party on the decline to me.
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #45 on: January 01, 2019, 02:18:15 PM »

Can we keep politics out of this? Also I don't understand the point of this thread.

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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #46 on: January 01, 2019, 02:21:26 PM »

Also I don't understand the point of this thread.
Probably supposed to be fill-in-the-blank.  "It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...I don't own a flying car."  Or "people still have landlines."  Or "people still drink root beer."
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #47 on: January 01, 2019, 02:21:43 PM »

I'm an idiot.
What a fucking idiot you are.
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #48 on: January 01, 2019, 02:32:44 PM »

Trump will be a 1-term president. (If Clinton won, she would also have been a 1-term president.) However, this is because he will lose re-election (or possibly replaced by Pence early in one of several ways), not because of death.
He’s not doing much to get re-elected currently (he mainly panders to his ever-dwindling base, even after getting his ass handed to him in the midterms), but stranger things have happened. His election, for example.

And this idle chatter about milquetoast “unity” primary challengers in 2020 is just that, and seems to ignore the fact that his approval rating among Republicans has hovered around 90% since his inauguration.

Face it.  The Democrat Party isn't what it used to be.  It has gone so far left that it is losing its base.  It used to be the party of the working man and middle class; it has now become the party of the out of touch social elite who would sit in their ivory towers and throw crumbs down to the minions. It has embraced the concept of government control of your life from cradle to grave.  And President Trump won because of the Electoral College, which is necessary, otherwise the deep blue states of New York and California; or more specifically, NYC, LA, and the Bay Area, would control the entire country.  And why are people trying to impeach him?  Just because they don't agree with him politically?  Enjoy the ride till 1/20/25.   


Neither is the Republican Party, and hasn't been since Ike.
Hell, since Reagan.  Or W.

Like that booming economy after Ronnie robbed Social Security to pay for tax breaks for the wealthy?
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Re: It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...
« Reply #49 on: January 01, 2019, 02:32:47 PM »

Also I don't understand the point of this thread.
Probably supposed to be fill-in-the-blank.  "It's 2019 and I still can't believe that...I don't own a flying car."  Or "people still have landlines."  Or "people still drink root beer."

It started in 2014: https://www.aaroads.com/forum/index.php?topic=13587
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