Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV

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Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV

Postby svenkat » 18 Nov 2016 13:29

https://www.yahoo.com/news/the-democrats-2016-mistake-100053074.html

In a New York Times op-ed, David Plouffe, who managed President Obama’s triumphant 2008 campaign, listed low turnout among younger and African-American voters as Clinton’s chief problem in states like Michigan and Wisconsin. Plouffe’s litany of causes came down to this: Donald Trump’s voters were super-excited about their candidate, and Clinton’s voters less so.

All of which certainly helps illuminate the tactical reasons Clinton lost, but not the larger, underlying problem.

Democrats lost because for a while now they’ve been telling themselves a story about modern politics. And while that story is comforting and has some significant truth at its core, it turns out to be dangerously wishful.

This particular story goes all the way back to 2002, when the writers Ruy Teixeira and John Judis published an influential book called “The Emerging Democratic Majority.” At a time when Democrats were dispirited, Teixeira and Judis argued, presciently, that the country’s demographics were evolving in ways that would ultimately favor their candidates.

As racial minorities and women came to encompass ever larger blocs of the electorate in the years ahead, and as the small-town South lost population to urban and western America, Democratic constituencies would inevitably gain a numerical advantage over traditionally conservative blocs.

This argument took on a special currency after 2004, when liberals (now calling themselves progressives) were busy building their new infrastructure. As changes in the makeup of the electorate began to accelerate, the theory of demography as destiny took firm hold on the left.

Basically, the party’s leading funders and operatives decided that they didn’t have to pander to white people living outside of cities anymore, because with each passing year their voters were cementing a new majority and redrawing the electoral map. Every election now was going to be a turnout election; get the people who already agree with you to the polls, and you don’t have to worry very much about persuading anyone else.

Barack Obama’s two elections seemed to them to validate this new Democratic math. Obama relied on a coalition of African-Americans and Latinos, along with first-time voters and women, to become only the fourth Democrat in history to break the 50 percent barrier — twice.

And so this was Hillary’s driving theory of the race. Her campaign was effectively nothing but a giant turnout operation, crunching data on reliable Democratic voters while simultaneously keeping the candidate herself from saying anything remotely interesting. She ran on a database, rather than on an argument; the more Trump alienated and motivated her base, the less she felt the need to make any discernible case.


I go back to August, when nothing much was happening in Clinton’s campaign, and I asked her to talk with me only about what her website said was her signature plan — a $270 billion proposal for infrastructure spending. Word came back that she wasn’t going to discuss it in any detail. To my knowledge, she never did.

It must be quite a relief, a warming feeling all over, to think you can win political campaigns without ever having to wrestle with complex subjects or talk to anyone who doesn’t already think you’re right.

But the Cult of Demography was built on some very flawed assumptions.




Of course, some Democrats will argue that even if this election doesn’t validate the demography argument, all they have to do is wait. They won the popular vote, after all, and those margins will only grow as America becomes more diverse and millennials more engaged.

They’ll point out that the share of white voters seemed to have declined by another couple of points this year, following a downward trend. Give it a few years, and Clinton’s model will work just fine.

But that’s making another dubious assumption — that because any bloc of voters is reliably in one camp today, they’ll still be there 10 years from now.

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Postby svenkat » 18 Nov 2016 13:33

Bernie's statement on August 28, 2015 (prescient, deeply insightful, only a leader who has pulse of the people can get this accurate);

"Let me be very clear. In my view, Democrats will not retain the White House, will not regain the Senate, will not gain the House and will not be successful in dozens of governor’s races unless we run a campaign which generates excitement and momentum and which produces a huge voter turnout.

With all due respect, and I do not mean to insult anyone here, that will not happen with politics as usual. The same old, same old will not be successful.

The people of our country understand that — given the collapse of the American middle class and the grotesque level of income and wealth inequality we are experiencing — we do not need more establishment politics or establishment economics.

~ Bernie Sanders August 28th, 2015

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Postby Austin » 18 Nov 2016 14:26

Trump recognized millions of Americans live in despair, Democrats did not - Sanders
https://www.rt.com/usa/367320-sanders-t ... c-reforms/
While Trump recognized that “there are millions of people today – working-class people, middle-class people, low-income people – who are living in despair” and turning to alcohol, drugs and suicide, the Democrats did not, Sanders argued.

“Facts are facts. When you lose the White House to the least popular candidate in history of America, when you lose the Senate, when you lose the House, and when two-thirds of governors in this country are Republicans, it is time for a new direction for the Democratic Party,” said the independent senator from Vermont.

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Postby panduranghari » 18 Nov 2016 20:06

habal wrote:An immigrant is always an outsider, until he has numerical majority or force/power to impose his will on the host. Until that happens, they are always 'outsider' and dispensible however good the going may have been.


Also an immigrant from a developing nation is an immigrant. An immigrant from the developed nation is an expat. If you call these expats immigrants, they do not like that.

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Postby pankajs » 18 Nov 2016 20:44

http://www.wsj.com/articles/default-clo ... 1479221223
Trouble Brewing in Commercial Real Estate

Defaults are rising in a key corner of the commercial real-estate debt market just as borrowing costs are set to jump, raising the likelihood of a slowdown of the $11 trillion U.S. commercial property sector in 2017.

A financial crisis-era regulation is about to take effect that is expected to make some commercial real-estate borrowing more expensive and complicated, analysts said.

At the same time, interest rates have increased since the election of Donald Trump as the nation’s 45th president last week and seem poised for a sustained rise from recent historic lows, which would further squeeze an industry built on borrowed money.

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Postby panduranghari » 18 Nov 2016 20:48

pankajs ji,
Real estate etc. are side shows. Look at the bond market. That is the only thing that matters now. Track LIBOR. Its rising. And fast. In this high octane fast moving equity markets, sometimes it better to be look inwards from outside and evaluate. The bond market shenanigans will provide answers to all your questions. Real estate is truly a side show.

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Postby pankajs » 18 Nov 2016 20:48

^
Agree on the bond thing.

http://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/ ... ey-general
Trump To Name Picks For National Security Adviser, Attorney General, CIA Director

President-elect Donald Trump plans to name his picks for three key posts: Michael Flynn for national security adviser, Sen. Jeff Sessions for attorney general and Rep. Mike Pompeo for CIA director.

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Postby Austin » 18 Nov 2016 20:56

https://twitter.com/Harlan/status/799406650356596741

Clapper: Intelligence agencies don’t have good insight on when or how Wikileaks obtained the hacked emails. Obama and the Feds lied to us.


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Postby Austin » 18 Nov 2016 21:00

WikiLeaks Verified account
‏@wikileaks

AP: James Clapper has resigned stating: intelligence agencies don't have good insight on when or how Wikileaks obtained the hacked emails.

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Postby UlanBatori » 18 Nov 2016 22:03

The HiCfans may want to mull on this: The true colors and claws and canines of the Rainbow-skirted Liberal Long Island Saviors Of the Sheep come out as usual:

In a New York Times op-ed, David Plouffe, who managed President Obama’s triumphant 2008 campaign, listed low turnout among younger and African-American voters as Clinton’s chief problem

They take the AAs, IAs and all law-abiding ppl for granted, ignoring real issues and denying real equality as they merrily go about their Pay 2 Play. When it comes to Election Day they expect the Sheep to turn out on their own, stand in line, and Vote 4 Big Bwana Or Madama.
And now they :(( and :twisted: and :evil:

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Postby Singha » 18 Nov 2016 22:23

Jp morgan fined $250 mil for employing the sons and daughters of china elite as a form of bribery

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Postby NRao » 18 Nov 2016 22:28

So far selection of Sessions, Flynn and Pompeo indicates Trump's tough stance on immigration and Islam. Closed borders and even perhaps erosion on civil rights. Selection of SC judge/s would close that loop. And a moderate SOS, would complete that picture.

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Postby GShankar » 18 Nov 2016 22:35

Not sure if this specific video was posted before. Too bad I could not find it soon enough to post in lilo's poll for "who do you want to be prez?"

Youtube snippet - Trump on Indian Immigrants

Full Video

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Postby UlanBatori » 18 Nov 2016 22:53

Singha wrote:Jp morgan fined $250 mil for employing the sons and daughters of china elite as a form of bribery


I saw that headline. Incredible. How can anyone prove that? :eek: How about Chelsea Clinton's $600K job at McKinsey straight out of school?

BTW, did u c that Pleet Bhalala has actually indicted a couple of non-desis for drug industry shenanigans?

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Postby bharotshontan » 18 Nov 2016 23:22

UlanBatori wrote:The HiCfans may want to mull on this: The true colors and claws and canines of the Rainbow-skirted Liberal Long Island Saviors Of the Sheep come out as usual:

In a New York Times op-ed, David Plouffe, who managed President Obama’s triumphant 2008 campaign, listed low turnout among younger and African-American voters as Clinton’s chief problem

They take the AAs, IAs and all law-abiding ppl for granted, ignoring real issues and denying real equality as they merrily go about their Pay 2 Play. When it comes to Election Day they expect the Sheep to turn out on their own, stand in line, and Vote 4 Big Bwana Or Madama.
And now they :(( and :twisted: and :evil:


Yup, finger pointing is happening within the kumbayah mahagatbandhan as Latinos (largely bat for legalization of the illegal Latinos since this would increase their political power in the US), feminists and gays are mad at the black community for being conspicuous in their absence on polling day.

Look at the end of the day, blacks are one of the core US demographic groups that is there from inception of the country, and blacks are more native than majority of the whites even (many whites have European immigrant ancestry from as recent as early and mid 1900s). There is no love lost between blacks and Latins, especially in California where many black communities were practically ethnic-cleansed out by gang warfare, and illegals take the jobs that blue-collar blacks normally had. Kumbayah mahagatbandhan is mistaken if they think the blacks will choose people they see as foreigners over their fellow white Americans. Those two (black and white Americans) see each other as "dekh lenge baad me". Blacks have alliance by compulsion with the other groups in the gatbandhan in as far as it supports their interests in securing power vis-a-vis whites...they have no interest in sharing that power or passing that leadership on to others. They're already pissed at having conceded spot of largest-minority (2nd-largest majority) to Latins. This transpired within last decade.

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Postby ldev » 19 Nov 2016 01:30

Quite an interview. Almost prophetic. Against such a perceptive operator the Democrats never stood a chance. Read it all. He's scathing about the media both the Left and the Right including Fox News under the new Murdoch management.

Ringside with Steve Bannon as he charts an entirely new political movement

In late summer when I went up to see Steve Bannon, recently named CEO of the Donald Trump presidential campaign, in his office at Trump Tower in New York, he outlined a preposterous-sounding scenario. Trump, he said, would do surprisingly well among women, Hispanics and African-Americans, in addition to working men, and hence take Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Michigan — and therefore the election. On Nov. 15, when I went back to Trump Tower, Bannon, promoted by the president-elect to chief strategist for the incoming administration, and by the media as the official symbol of all things hateful and virulent about the coming Trump presidency, said, as matter-of-factly as when he first sketched it out for me, “I told you so.”
Perhaps Trump naming Bannon "chief strategist" is not a bad idea.



He absolutely — mockingly — rejects the idea that this is a racial line. “I’m not a white nationalist, I’m a nationalist. I’m an economic nationalist,” he tells me. “The globalists gutted the American working class and created a middle class in Asia. The issue now is about Americans looking to not get f—ed over. If we deliver—” by "we" he means the Trump White House "—we’ll get 60 percent of the white vote, and 40 percent of the black and Hispanic vote and we’ll govern for 50 years. That’s what the Democrats missed, they were talking to these people with companies with a $9 billion market cap employing nine people. It’s not reality. They lost sight of what the world is about.”



Bannon represents, he not unreasonably believes, the fall of the establishment. The self-satisfied, in-bred and homogenous views of the establishment are both what he is against and what has provided the opening for the Trump revolution. “The media bubble is the ultimate symbol of what’s wrong with this country,” he continues. “It’s just a circle of people talking to themselves who have no f—ing idea what’s going on. If The New York Times didn’t exist, CNN and MSNBC would be a test pattern. The Huffington Post and everything else is predicated on The New York Times. It’s a closed circle of information from which Hillary Clinton got all her information — and her confidence. That was our opening.”



At that moment, as we talk, there’s a knock on the door of Bannon's office, a temporary, impersonal, middle-level executive space with a hodgepodge of chairs for constant impromptu meetings. Sen. Ted Cruz, once the Republican firebrand, now quite a small and unassuming figure, has been waiting patiently for a chat and Bannon excuses himself for a short while. It is clear when we return to our conversation that it is not just the liberal establishment that Bannon feels he has triumphed over, but the conservative one too — not least of all Fox News and its owners, the Murdochs. “They got it more wrong than anybody,” he says. “Rupert is a globalist and never understood Trump. To him, Trump is a radical. Now they’ll go centrist and build the network around Megyn Kelly.” Bannon recounts, with no small irony, that when Breitbart attacked Kelly after her challenges to Trump in the initial Republican debate, Fox News chief Roger Ailes — whom Bannon describes as an important mentor, and who Kelly’s accusations of sexual harassment would help topple in July — called to defend her. Bannon says he warned Ailes that Kelly would be out to get him too.


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Postby Falijee » 19 Nov 2016 01:46

Anti-Defamation League Backs Down: ‘We Are Not Aware of Any Anti-Semitic Statements from Bannon’
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) has backed away from its earlier accusations against Stephen K. Bannon, stating on its website: “We are not aware of any anti-Semitic statements from Bannon.”
The ADL further explains: While there is a long fact pattern of evidence that Breitbart served as a platform for a wide range of bigotry and there is some controversy related to statements from Mr. Bannon’s divorce proceedings in 2007, we are not aware of any anti-Semitic statements made by Bannon himself. In fact, Jewish employees of Breitbart have challenged the characterization of him and defended him from charges of anti-Semitism. Some have pointed out that Breitbart Jerusalem was launched during his tenure.
On Wednesday morning, nationally syndicated talk show host Dennis Prager — who has written a widely-respected book on antisemitism — called the accusations against Bannon “libel” and said that the ADL had damaged itself with the false claims.
Reacting partly to those false claims, hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the Los Angeles City Hall on Wednesday evening to stage a demonstration against Bannon, including signs referring to Bannon as a “Nazi.”
Also on Wednesday, the ADL initially denied press credentials to Breitbart News’ Adelle Nazarian, who was to cover a conference on antisemitism in New York on Thursday.Nazarian, who is Jewish, is an experienced journalist who has covered antisemitism and foreign affairs for Breitbart News, and most recently covered the 2016 presidential campaign as part of the national traveling press corps.Late Wednesday, the ADL reversed its decision and credentialed Nazarian for the event.

The "smear campaign" against Bannon is obviously directed against Trump and may be driven by vested interests !

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Postby anupmisra » 19 Nov 2016 01:53



Looking at her now, it's the check that bounced.

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Postby GShankar » 19 Nov 2016 02:32

http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2016/11/18/ford-motor-co-donald-trump-lincoln-kentucky/94063232/

Ford Executive Chairman Bill Ford has told President-elect Donald Trump that the automaker no longer plans to move production of its Lincoln MKC luxury SUV from Louisville to Mexico.


A credible threat could achieve quite a lot..

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Postby Rudradev » 19 Nov 2016 02:53




On the whole, quite a well reasoned article, except for...

But why do he (and his supporters) want to ban/vet Muslims, and not Hindus or Kenyans, even though most Muslims are white(ish) and most Hindus and Kenyans aren’t?


:eek:

Bound to delight any Paki who comes across it, I'm sure :rotfl:

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Postby Dipanker » 19 Nov 2016 05:47

The HiCfans may want to mull on this: The true colors and claws and canines of the Rainbow-skirted Liberal Long Island Saviors Of the Sheep come out as usual:

In a New York Times op-ed, David Plouffe, who managed President Obama’s triumphant 2008 campaign, listed low turnout among younger and African-American voters as Clinton’s chief problem


Though it may be true that given the razor thin margin of her loss in three of her blue wall states, if blacks had turned out in the same number in these states as they had done for Obama, she would have won Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania, and with that the election, but IMO this finger pointing towards blacks is somewhat misplaced. The few million missing Millennials were the much bigger culprit than any other group.

But of the 1001 reasons for Hillary loss, given the closeness of the outcome, reason #1 to reason #10 in my book has to be the 5 lettered name, COMEY.

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Postby Arjun » 19 Nov 2016 06:20


Not going to work, buddy...waay too much logic and data for the typical Alt-Left brain !

Only problem is that he applies intense logic to the 'racism' accusation but then ends with a variety of other adjectives (incompetent, thin-skinned, ignorant, boorish, fraudulent, omnihypocritical, demagogue) that are not backed up by similar objective analysis.

Also, ''extreme vetting" of Muslims is ''problematic''. Why ?
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Postby TSJones » 19 Nov 2016 06:55

^^^^ looking at the source data referenced in the above article is a real eye opener........

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016 ... .html?_r=0

29% of the latino vote? :shock: who woulda thunk it?

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Postby NRao » 19 Nov 2016 07:04

Been posting i the wrong thread ..... sorry......................

Here is more stuff on Gen. Flynn, looks like some of what Trump has been saying comes from Flynn:

Flynn's worldview

Given the key role that Flynn has already played for Trump and the role going forward that he will likely play during the Trump presidency, what are his views on national security and foreign policy in general?

Trump himself has not laid out a clear agenda on the national security issues that are the most pressing for the United States, from the resurgence of the Taliban in Afghanistan; to the deepening Syrian civil war; to the fight against ISIS in Iraq and Syria and the flexing of Russian muscles under President Vladimir Putin.

Luckily, there are some answers to Flynn's views in a book he published in July, "Field of Fight: How We Can Win the War Against Radical Islam."
Flynn claims that the United States is in a "world war" with radical Islam, a war that "we're losing" that could last 'several generations." He also asserts that "political correctness forbids us to denounce radical Islamists."

American Islamists, Flynn claims, are trying to create "an Islamic state right here at home" by pushing to "gain legal standing for Sharia." Flynn cited no evidence for this claim.

In particular, Flynn portrays Iran as the source of many of America's national security problems. Flynn co-wrote his book with Michael Ledeen, a neoconservative academic who has long been a bitter critic of the Iranian regime.

Flynn advocates the American overthrow of regimes that are "Islamic republics" which could include not only Iran, but also American allies such as the Islamic Republic of Afghanistan and the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

Flynn's views, in short, align closely with Trump's and in some cases are more extreme, since not even Trump is advocating regime change in Iran, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Flynn advocates going after the "violent Islamists wherever they are," which doesn't sound much different than what the Obama administration is already doing, given that it is conducting various forms of warfare in seven Muslim countries.

The campaign against ISIS has resulted in the deaths of scores of ISIS leaders in Iraq and Syria and 45,000 ISIS fighters, according to US military officials.

Meanwhile, the Iraqi army backed by US airstrikes is fighting in the streets of Mosul, the second largest city in Iraq, where ISIS declared its so-called caliphate two years ago.

Flynn, like Trump, sees Russian president Vladimir Putin as someone the US can do business with. In December, Flynn attended a banquet in Moscow where he sat next to Putin. He also has appeared on the Kremlin TV mouthpiece, Russia Today (which Flynn has compared to CNN).

If Flynn is Trump's national security advisor, we can expect him to push for a closer relationship with the Russians; a punitive policy on Iran -- and a more aggressive war on Islamist militants around the world. These views mesh well with what we have heard from Donald Trump on the campaign trail.

Such new policies, however, come with real risks: Warmer relations with the Russians might encourage Putin's adventurism in Eastern Europe; getting tough with the Iranians might derail the deal that prevents Iran from developing nuclear weapons -- and widening the war against Islamist militants could be expensive in blood and treasure.

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Postby Rudradev » 19 Nov 2016 07:11

Source, NRao ji?

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Postby MurthyB » 19 Nov 2016 08:21

Arjun wrote:

Not going to work, buddy...waay too much logic and data for the typical Alt-Left brain !

Only problem is that he applies intense logic to the 'racism' accusation but then ends with a variety of other adjectives (incompetent, thin-skinned, ignorant, boorish, fraudulent, omnihypocritical, demagogue) that are not backed up by similar objective analysis.

Also, ''extreme vetting" of Muslims is ''problematic''. Why ?


Virtue signalling. Not sure where he stood on the political spectrum, but can't support Trump outright. Probably a Sanders/Marxist type, haven't checked the rest of his stuff. As far as extreme vetting, they are talking about bringing back NSEERS, that was ended waaaay baaack in ... 2011 :rotfl: I guess Obama was also an Islamophobic fascist for much of his first term.

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Postby Dipanker » 19 Nov 2016 08:44

TSJones wrote:^^^^ looking at the source data referenced in the above article is a real eye opener........

http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016 ... .html?_r=0

29% of the latino vote? :shock: who woulda thunk it?


Why is that a big surprise?

In a normal election year Republicans need around 40% of the Latino votes to win, otherwise they don't win. This year they have been able to win with only 29% of Latino vote because of the near 5% shift in white votes in their favor ( as per the article ).

Eventhough the writer of the article tries to underplay this shift obviously because of his agenda, but if you do a simple back of the envelope math. i.e. 5% of the 70% ( %of whites in the population) of the total approx. 131 million votes caste, it comes to roughly about 4.5 million more white votes.

This 4.5 million extra white vote is HUUUUGGGGEE, despite the fact that Trump is losing the popular vote by over 1.5 million.

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Postby Mort Walker » 19 Nov 2016 09:16

^^^
Give it a break. Your side lost the election. The Latino population has also increased in the US from 2012 to 2016. Getting 2% more is significant.
You or compatriots were also claiming only 7% of Asians would vote for DT and that actually was more like 29%.

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Postby Dipanker » 19 Nov 2016 09:29

^
Basic math should tell you that 2% shift in 11% Latino population, or a 5% shift in 12% Black population is orders of magnitude smaller than a 5% shift in 70% of the white population when total caste votes are ~131 million.

What is true though that a 2% shift in Latino vote, or a 5% shift in Black vote alone was sufficient to be responsible for Hillary's loss given that the total vote difference in 13 of the swing state was about 80,000 votes!

A 5% shift in white votes who are 70% of the population roughly translates to ~4.5 million additional white votes, I am not surprised if it is being labeled as WHITELASH.

7% Indian American does not mean 7% Asian.
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Postby Singha » 19 Nov 2016 10:09

Voldemort speaks...cnn

Washington (CNN)Steve Bannon has no regrets.

The ex-Breitbart executive, who serves as Trump's chief strategist for the new administration, told The Hollywood Reporter that "darkness is good."

"Dick Cheney. Darth Vader. Satan. That's power. It only helps us when they (liberals) get it wrong. When they're blind to who we are and what we're doing," he said in an interview published Friday, his first outside of Breitbart since the election.
Briebart News, which Bannon has been associated with since its start in 2007, has been vehemently pro-Trump throughout his presidential campaign, and is also known for pushing nationalist policy positions, as well as conspiracy theories, and has been criticized as being racist, sexist and anti-Semitic.
The interview largely didn't address Bannon's previous controversies, though he denied being a "white

"I'm a nationalist. I'm an economic nationalist," he said in the interview. "The globalists gutted the American working class and created a middle class in Asia. The issue now is about Americans looking to not get f---ed over. If (the Trump White House delivers), we'll get 60 percent of the white vote, and 40 percent of the black and Hispanic vote and we'll govern for 50 years. That's what the Democrats missed. They were talking to these people with companies with a $9 billion market cap employing nine people. It's not reality. They lost sight of what the world is about."

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Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV

Postby Singha » 19 Nov 2016 10:12

Epic line that..darkness is good. Dick cheney, darth vader, satan...thats power

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Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV

Postby Mort Walker » 19 Nov 2016 10:42

Dipanker wrote:^
Basic math should tell you that 2% shift in 11% Latino population, or a 5% shift in 12% Black population is orders of magnitude smaller than a 5% shift in 70% of the white population when total caste votes are ~131 million.

What is true though that a 2% shift in Latino vote, or a 5% shift in Black vote alone was sufficient to be responsible for Hillary's loss given that the total vote difference in 13 of the swing state was about 80,000 votes!

A 5% shift in white votes who are 70% of the population roughly translates to ~4.5 million additional white votes, I am not surprised if it is being labeled as WHITELASH.

7% Indian American does not mean 7% Asian.


Wrong again.

There wasn't a +5% shift in white votes. It was a +1% shift of whites by race. There was +5% shift by males. To blame this on blacks not voting is a bunch of crap as they still voted heavily in favor of HRC. The black vote was however +7% for DT.

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Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV

Postby Austin » 19 Nov 2016 11:03

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Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV

Postby Austin » 19 Nov 2016 11:04

Mike Pompeo Deeply Disturbed As Hillary Lies To Him Under Oath


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Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV

Postby Austin » 19 Nov 2016 11:04

Mike Pompeo is the new CIA Director

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Re: Understanding the United States of America (USA) - IV

Postby Austin » 19 Nov 2016 11:12

Looks like Hillary Clinton simply lied her way out in Benghazi Investigation.

She is not just incompetent in her role as Secretary of State but also a pathological Liar ,A deadly and rare combination to have :lol:


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