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Post by ranavirus » Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:08 pm

should have eaten more broccoli

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Re: Bush senior dead

Post by Powlett-Jones » Sat Dec 01, 2018 11:48 pm

No no he's not dead, he's, he's restin!

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Post by jeanV » Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:04 am

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Farewell, GHWB.

You were a great, dignified Preisident.


• Sound on free trade, helping write Reagan's NAFTA.

• a Patriot, volunteering at 18 to fight rather than claim imaginary 'bone spurs"

• Tough against foreign enemies like Russia or Iraq, without upturning the apple cart like GW.



• and a great judge of character



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Post by Heywood » Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:22 pm

It's fun to watch the love affair for Bush senior, now that he is tits up. Kind of funny how he and his son were so hated when they were in office. That whole bush clan is real chummy with the obamas and the liberals. It's going to be real interesting to see senior's tie in with JFK. ;-) I still LoL when I see Jeb and that troll he married.

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Post by Heywood » Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:08 pm

I neglected to post GHWB's very last tweet...
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Post by jeanV » Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:37 pm

Heywood wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:22 pm
It's fun to watch the love affair for Bush senior, now that he is tits up.
Kind of funny how he and his son were so hated when they were in office.

Terribly sorry, but your statement doesn't match the facts.

Both GHWB and GW enjoyed high approval ratings in their first two years

(much higher than Trump's constant negative approval)

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Eventually, the approval ratings of both GHWB and GW dipped later, but for quite different reasons:

• for GW, people gradually realized how misguided the invasion of Iraq had been (costly and counter-productive)

• while GHWB was blamed for a recession which was not of his making (the 'read my lips' blunder didn't help)

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Post by Powlett-Jones » Sun Dec 02, 2018 9:59 pm

Bush was probably close to the Lee family.

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Post by PistolPierre » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:02 pm

I wish every POTUS was a blue blood Yankee like HW.

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Post by ranavirus » Sun Dec 02, 2018 10:55 pm

anyone heard from Roge?

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Post by Soft Arrogance » Mon Dec 03, 2018 12:15 am

Stop beating around the Bush!
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Re: Bush senior dead

Post by Heywood » Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:19 am

Mr. Oxcart Tycoon,

My point was that liberals (Progs now), never liked him in those two years in office. Same with Junior. Just look at the whole BDS meme. I realize that you are still sore, cause back during the election, you never thought that Trump would win. In the US, the vast majority of people have been waiting from a person that would flush the giant toilet bowl that is DC. He was not on a leash, like all the others. He is not dependent on the establishment. People want someone who would hit back. The right has been slapped too many times by political correctness and the left's SOP to leverage it.

The 2016 election campaign will go down in history books as the start of cleaning up this mess. I especially liked when Trump had three of slick's rape victims attend. Kind of funny how there is soo much hypocrisy from the left. Ol Slick, the rapist.

Be patient... We're stacking the courts and the SCOTUS. The only way the left pushed their agenda was legislating thru the court. Those days are over. Dont worry, HRC, JC and RR will have their day. Along with others in the DS.

Let the flaming commence

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Post by jeanV » Mon Dec 03, 2018 2:29 am

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:19 am
Mr. Oxcart Tycoon,

Whatever disagreements we might have in the course of this discussion,

you sure know how to address people in the most accurate and pleasing way.

:)
Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:19 am
you never thought that Trump would win.

Exact. It's also equally true I'm not on the CIA board of Directors and cannot read in crystal orbs. In other words:

I did not anticipate 1/ the Wiki leaks 2/ the RNC managing its funds based on DNC leaks 3/ the Comey surprise

:?
Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:19 am
In the US, the vast majority of people have been waiting from a person that would flush the giant toilet bowl that is DC.

Flush it with pee? And Trump's cabinet abusing their positions is an improvement on the toilet bowl how? Pruitt? Zynke?

:shock:
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Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:19 am
He was not on a leash, like all the others. He is not dependent on the establishment.

Sure, sure. Someone who was barely saved from bankruptcy 10 years ago isn't wary of the establishment.

Which is probably why his only major achievement is tax cuts to the wealthy to be paid by all in the future (+1.5 Tn debt)

:?:
Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:19 am
People want someone who would hit back. The right has been slapped too many times by political correctness and the left's SOP to leverage it.

And Trump is doing jack zilch about it where that counts.

The Universities are becoming mental wards ruled by demented SJW mobs. Did DeVos move her silver plated ass? No.

:oops:
Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:19 am
The 2016 election campaign will go down in history books as the start of cleaning up this mess. I especially liked when Trump had three of slick's rape victims attend.

That was really low and petty. A true reflection on Trump's moral worth. Grab them by the pussy.

:roll:
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Mon Dec 03, 2018 1:19 am
Be patient... We're stacking the courts and the SCOTUS.

And? What will it get you? Make abortions harder? A ban on the baking of gay wedding cakes? Major accomplishments.


And I'm not throwing in the scale the fact Trump is a Russian controlled asset (debt? + flattery? prospects? pee tape?)

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Re: Bush senior dead

Post by Heywood » Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am

I will spar with you in a few hours (I have to run out for a bit). I compliment your comment on the Uni's. Please note that our education system is almost 90% left wing. Our education system has been run by the left for decades, Trump is not going to fix this in two short years. There are other higher priorities right now. The Judicial System and purging the black hats within the CIA, NSA and FBI. Vouchers will be a great start to get this going (Not Uni level)

If you watch and see what has been going on behind the curtain, you will see that there was no left and right. You can also go tin foil hat and see when no name (mcwetstart) went tits up, Lindsey G became a new man. A lot of folks attribute that to the conspiracy of black mail that is going on against folks.

It's funny to watch others poke at the right, when there is so many criminal activities on the left (Uranium 1 - Bernie - HRC - CF). It's been documented that 90% of the MSM reports are negative on Trump. This only has empowered him and his base. Wait till the smoke clears and the 65K plus sealed indictments start getting acted on by Hueber and team. Mueller.. not worried, the DS is trying to do what they can and like they say, you can indict a fish sanmich when you have enough time. Do I think that Trump is squeaky clean in his past, not at all. In the same breathe, I would say the same with the clinton crime family. Look at the deaths associated around them.

These next few months are going to be enlightening. Btw, I am not right wing.
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Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
Please note that our education system is almost 90% left wing. Our education system has been run by the left for decades, Trump is not going to fix this in two short years.

I don't have the link, but this was well documented by Jonathan Haider:

At U level, teachers used to be 'only' 2/3rds left, 1/3rd right. It went past a threshold in 2000, with only now a 80+/20- split.

To which one needs to add the drag of totally worthless courses: gender studies, post modern deconstruction, religion, etc.

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
There are other higher priorities right now. The Judicial System

Again, that's a delusion. You'll limit abortion rights and gay wedding cakes. Nothing tangible in the real world.

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
and purging the black hats within the CIA, NSA and FBI.

That's a far right delusional fetish. the CIA, NSA and FBI are mostly by the book pros.

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
Vouchers will be a great start to get this going

Nope. There's ample evidence to the contrary. Besides, vouchers lead to create high school zoos in the inner cities.

A society can only trample on its hoi poloi at its own risk. Plutocracy (a la Trump) is one way to destroy capitalist democracies.

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
Lindsey G became a new man.

Yes. He's become a new Esau selling his decency for a plate of lentils from Trump.

:P
Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
It's funny to watch others poke at the right, when there is so many criminal activities on the left (Uranium 1 - Bernie - HRC - CF).

An illogical far right mantra. Legality isn't a tit for tat. Sue Bernie - HRC if they did anything provably wrong.

It is -and should always be- an issue totally uncorrelated to the alleged crimes of the Trump campaign.

If a thief gets caught, asking other thieves to be equally caught and tried is irrelevant. He should be tried regardless of others.

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Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
It's been documented that 90% of the MSM reports are negative on Trump.

A nicely circular argument. The Nativist far right defines the MSM as being critical of the paleoconservatives.

Ipso facto, the MSM is 90% anti-paleoconservatives, the remaining 10% being opinion pieces.

While Fox News and Breitbart are declared non-MSM even though they're mass media just like CNN of the NYT.

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
Do I think that Trump is squeaky clean in his past, not at all.

Never a concern of mine. Churchill drank like a fish. Alexander the Great was a debauched homosexual. So what?

Trump's vulgarity and lax morals are irrelevant; his disregard for truth, the rule of law and the future of the planet are not.

And I especially cringe when considering the very likely possibility he's an (unwitting?) Russian pawn.

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
In the same breathe, I would say the same with the clinton crime family.

Repeat: I do not care. Sue the Clintons, try them, convict them, hang them, not my problem.

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
These next few months are going to be enlightening.

I'm conflicted there: on one hand, I hope all the Trump campaign's lies and collusion to be exposed and punished.

On the other, I hope Trump to see the Obama recovery he tried to claim end, and see how Trump will explain the bust.

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
I am not right wing.

I am. Always have been. Started to push back on leftist teachers in class when I was 12-13.

But the Reagan/Romney is distinct from the Bible Belt nativists.

The Bible Belt nativists' rejection of Wall Street and free trade shows they're just mercantilist dirigists (a la 1930s fascists)



George H.W. Bush, the anti-Trump

It is hard to imagine two men more disparate in character than the 41st and 45th presidents of the United States. George H.W. Bush and Donald J. Trump had almost nothing in common beyond their privileged upbringing and membership in the Republican Party.

During World War II, Bush volunteered for the Navy at age 18 and two years later was shot down over the Pacific. Trump won five draft deferments to avoid the Vietnam War. Bush held a long series of appointed and elective government positions before becoming president, making him one of the most knowledgeable occupants of the Oval Office. Trump had no government experience and still has next-to-no knowledge of policy. Bush was so self-effacing that he hated to use the personal pronoun — “don’t be talking about yourself,” his mother instructed him. Trump, by contrast, hardly talks about anything other than himself.

So how, in the space of a quarter-century, did we go from President Bush to President Trump? Part of the answer may be found in the Bush years, where, with the advantage of hindsight, one can already see the gathering storm that Trump would unleash on the country.

Bush was the most successful one-term president in the nation’s history. He presided over victory in the Persian Gulf War, the peaceful end of the Cold War and the unification of Germany — all achievements that today might appear to have been inevitable but could easily have had a far less happy outcome. Yet he never got any love from the right. Conservatives did not see Bush as one of them, and by end of his term they had turned against him.

The marriage of convenience between Bush and the right broke apart in 1990. The president was determined to reduce the growing deficits that he had inherited from Ronald Reagan — and that had grown larger still because of the need to bail out failing savings and loan associations. With the nation headed to war in Kuwait, he wanted to put America’s finances in order. The problem was that in 1988 he had foolishly promised, “Read my lips: No new taxes.” Bush knew he would pay a price for breaking his pledge, but he was determined to do so for the good of the country.

The No. 2 Republican in the House, Newt Gingrich of Georgia, initially appeared supportive of a spending deal that would have limited tax increases to levies on gasoline, alcohol and other products, avoiding income tax hikes. But when it came time to announce the agreement in the Rose Garden, Gingrich stalked out. Opposition from conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats doomed the deal, forcing a temporary government shutdown. Bush went back to the table, agreeing to a small increase in the top income tax rate, from 28 percent to 31 percent. (It had been 50 percent as recently as 1986.) House Republicans still rejected the deal, but this time there were enough Democratic votes to pass the compromise.

From a fiscal conservative’s perspective, the 1990 deal was a raging success. As Bruce Bartlett notes, “The final deal cut spending by $324 billion over five years and raised revenues by $159 billion.” It also put into place stringent rules mandating that any future tax cuts or spending increases would have to be offset by spending cuts or revenue increases. Within eight years, a $376 billion deficit had become a $113 billion surplus. Yet conservatives never forgave Bush for his apostasy. Gingrich’s opposition to the budget deal — and his general disdain for bipartisan compromise — helped him in 1994 to become the first Republican speaker of the House in 40 years.

Bush’s tax hike was also part of the rationale for Patrick J. Buchanan’s 1992 primary challenge, which proved more damaging than anyone had expected. The syndicated columnist won enough votes in New Hampshire (37.5 percent) to embarrass the incumbent and earn a prime-time slot at the Republican convention, where he gave his fiery “culture war” speech that repulsed moderates and independents. As Jeff Greenfield has noted, many of the themes Buchanan hit in 1992 were similar to Trump’s in 2016: He denounced threats to U.S. sovereignty, railed against globalization and multiculturalism, and called for “a new patriotism, where Americans begin to put the needs of Americans first.” The Post’s George F. Will once remarked, after Reagan’s ascendancy, that Barry Goldwater won in 1964; “it just took 16 years to count the votes.” Likewise, Buchanan won in 1992; it just took 24 years to count the votes.

Bush saw what was happening — and it horrified him. In “Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush,” author Jon Meacham quotes from Bush’s diary in 1988 after meeting a supporter of televangelist Pat Robertson who refused to shake his hand: “They’re scary. They’re there for spooky, extraordinary right-winged reasons. They don’t care about Party. They don’t care about anything. . . . They could be Nazis, they could be Communists, they could be whatever. . . . They will destroy this party if they’re permitted to take over.” Well, now they have taken over, and it is impossible to imagine the Republican Party again nominating a man who put loyalty to country above loyalty to right-wing dogma.

As with the death of John McCain, we again mourn the passing of a patriot who served a cause larger than himself — and lament that there are so few like him left.
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Post by Heywood » Mon Dec 03, 2018 7:31 am

I will dig thru and post some updates in a few Jean. I am the polar opposite on McShame. As far as obama and credit, we will have to have a battle on that one ;-) I obviously do not agree with you. Obama stated that a GDP of 2% was the best we could expect. In 8 years, we experienced the worst recovery in the history of the US. Removing over-burdensome regulation along with other efforts, IMHO is what sparked the engine of recovery. We can look to the debt that obama brought into play and I will hear your excuses, but facts are facts. I could also say that I am concerned that we are NOT driving that debt down enough or at all with Trump. We still have another 6 years with him at the helm though :-) Ol Song bird has a few hits from that era, here is one.



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jeanV wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:01 am
Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
Please note that our education system is almost 90% left wing. Our education system has been run by the left for decades, Trump is not going to fix this in two short years.

I don't have the link, but this was well documented by Jonathan Haider:

At U level, teachers used to be 'only' 2/3rds left, 1/3rd right. It went past a threshold in 2000, with only now a 80+/20- split.

To which one needs to add the drag of totally worthless courses: gender studies, post modern deconstruction, religion, etc.

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
There are other higher priorities right now. The Judicial System

Again, that's a delusion. You'll limit abortion rights and gay wedding cakes. Nothing tangible in the real world.

H: - I am talking district courts and then the SCOTUS. It's much more than you think, much more. It's been the main avenue that the left has pushed their agenda.

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
and purging the black hats within the CIA, NSA and FBI.

That's a far right delusional fetish. the CIA, NSA and FBI are mostly by the book pros..

H: Try to follow the news, I will pull the list of names, but there has been a lot of pruning at the top of the leadership chain, lot of changes, but more to come, be patient, light will be here soon enough. Most rank and file are by the book.

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
Vouchers will be a great start to get this going

Nope. There's ample evidence to the contrary. Besides, vouchers lead to create high school zoos in the inner cities.

H: I am thinking from the perspective that "Choice" will drive quality. The current system doesnt work. A lot of that rests on the shoulders of the parents and the values instilled upon their kids. Part of that is agenda, the dumbing down of the masses, will create an easier populace to mold. I wont get into the entitlement and protections of the school districts and their unions. Absolute protection and little to worry about for the teachers. They are all not bad, but, like any full blown union scheme, they have protection and little fear, like our government USE to have until recent legislation made it easier, to fire the dead weight (Thanks Trump!)

A society can only trample on its hoi poloi at its own risk. Plutocracy (a la Trump) is one way to destroy capitalist democracies.

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
Lindsey G became a new man.

Yes. He's become a new Esau selling his decency for a plate of lentils from Trump.

:P

H: Pull back the curtain - plenty of coverage on youtube, here is one.

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
It's funny to watch others poke at the right, when there is so many criminal activities on the left (Uranium 1 - Bernie - HRC - CF).

An illogical far right mantra. Legality isn't a tit for tat. Sue Bernie

H: (Look at what they did to Bernie's campaign - he got paid off for it though)- HRC if they did anything provably wrong.

It is -and should always be- an issue totally uncorrelated to the alleged crimes of the Trump campaign.

If a thief gets caught, asking other thieves to be equally caught and tried is irrelevant. He should be tried regardless of others.

H: concur-- equal justice for BOTH left and right. From my position, the left has been committing crimes for years... Trump is the ONLY one who has stood up to do something, most of the left, has been rhinos or muted.

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
It's been documented that 90% of the MSM reports are negative on Trump.

A nicely circular argument. The Nativist far right defines the MSM as being critical of the paleoconservatives.

Ipso facto, the MSM is 90% anti-paleoconservatives, the remaining 10% being opinion pieces.

While Fox News and Breitbart are declared non-MSM even though they're mass media just like CNN of the NYT.

H: Will not agree with you here, the mainstream is 90% left leaning. It's a fact. The only exception is fox, which is starting to go that route with the murdoch son at the helm. Now over to brietbart and internet based (BTW- fox is cable for and not MSM) Internet, there is a big push from the left to kill off the right's voice on the internet. Look to recent events with social media. I am not going to spin up cycles on this, we can dig deeper on this later. I do not think we are aligned oin our viewpoint in this space.
Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
Do I think that Trump is squeaky clean in his past, not at all.

Never a concern of mine. Churchill drank like a fish. Alexander the Great was a debauched homosexual. So what?

Trump's vulgarity and lax morals are irrelevant; his disregard for truth, the rule of law and the future of the planet are not.

And I especially cringe when considering the very likely possibility he's an (unwitting?) Russian pawn.

H: Please provide examples of "Future of this planet"
- North Korea?
- America not paying the UN bill for other prosperous nations?
?
Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
In the same breathe, I would say the same with the clinton crime family.

Repeat: I do not care. Sue the Clintons, try them, convict them, hang them, not my problem. H: Good- we are on the same page. Either side, if they are breaking the law, their should be justice, period.

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
These next few months are going to be enlightening.

I'm conflicted there: on one hand, I hope all the Trump campaign's lies and collusion to be exposed and punished.

On the other, I hope Trump to see the Obama recovery he tried to claim end, and see how Trump will explain the bust.

H: Dont agree here, if there is legitimate wrong doing, it needs to be addressed. If it's typical big business grey area on taxes, from a decade ago, bullshit.

Another for obama and big mike. Why did he break the law and send over the 4 pallets cash, circumventing US law and where did all of it go? over a billion and not all went to Iran. Remember, light is the best disinfectant. Also, starting thinking why Trump is surrounded by key folks from the military (Kelley - Matis (I love Bulldog). Start thinking about military intelligence. The rabbit hole goes really deep on this...

Heywood wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 3:33 am
I am not right wing.

I am. Always have been. Started to push back on leftist teachers in class when I was 12-13.

But the Reagan/Romney is distinct from the Bible Belt nativists.

The Bible Belt nativists' rejection of Wall Street and free trade shows they're just mercantilist dirigists (a la 1930s fascists)



George H.W. Bush, the anti-Trump

It is hard to imagine two men more disparate in character than the 41st and 45th presidents of the United States. George H.W. Bush and Donald J. Trump had almost nothing in common beyond their privileged upbringing and membership in the Republican Party.

During World War II, Bush volunteered for the Navy at age 18 and two years later was shot down over the Pacific. Trump won five draft deferments to avoid the Vietnam War. Bush held a long series of appointed and elective government positions before becoming president, making him one of the most knowledgeable occupants of the Oval Office. Trump had no government experience and still has next-to-no knowledge of policy. Bush was so self-effacing that he hated to use the personal pronoun — “don’t be talking about yourself,” his mother instructed him. Trump, by contrast, hardly talks about anything other than himself.

So how, in the space of a quarter-century, did we go from President Bush to President Trump? Part of the answer may be found in the Bush years, where, with the advantage of hindsight, one can already see the gathering storm that Trump would unleash on the country.

Bush was the most successful one-term president in the nation’s history. He presided over victory in the Persian Gulf War, the peaceful end of the Cold War and the unification of Germany — all achievements that today might appear to have been inevitable but could easily have had a far less happy outcome. Yet he never got any love from the right. Conservatives did not see Bush as one of them, and by end of his term they had turned against him.

The marriage of convenience between Bush and the right broke apart in 1990. The president was determined to reduce the growing deficits that he had inherited from Ronald Reagan — and that had grown larger still because of the need to bail out failing savings and loan associations. With the nation headed to war in Kuwait, he wanted to put America’s finances in order. The problem was that in 1988 he had foolishly promised, “Read my lips: No new taxes.” Bush knew he would pay a price for breaking his pledge, but he was determined to do so for the good of the country.

The No. 2 Republican in the House, Newt Gingrich of Georgia, initially appeared supportive of a spending deal that would have limited tax increases to levies on gasoline, alcohol and other products, avoiding income tax hikes. But when it came time to announce the agreement in the Rose Garden, Gingrich stalked out. Opposition from conservative Republicans and liberal Democrats doomed the deal, forcing a temporary government shutdown. Bush went back to the table, agreeing to a small increase in the top income tax rate, from 28 percent to 31 percent. (It had been 50 percent as recently as 1986.) House Republicans still rejected the deal, but this time there were enough Democratic votes to pass the compromise.

From a fiscal conservative’s perspective, the 1990 deal was a raging success. As Bruce Bartlett notes, “The final deal cut spending by $324 billion over five years and raised revenues by $159 billion.” It also put into place stringent rules mandating that any future tax cuts or spending increases would have to be offset by spending cuts or revenue increases. Within eight years, a $376 billion deficit had become a $113 billion surplus. Yet conservatives never forgave Bush for his apostasy. Gingrich’s opposition to the budget deal — and his general disdain for bipartisan compromise — helped him in 1994 to become the first Republican speaker of the House in 40 years.

Bush’s tax hike was also part of the rationale for Patrick J. Buchanan’s 1992 primary challenge, which proved more damaging than anyone had expected. The syndicated columnist won enough votes in New Hampshire (37.5 percent) to embarrass the incumbent and earn a prime-time slot at the Republican convention, where he gave his fiery “culture war” speech that repulsed moderates and independents. As Jeff Greenfield has noted, many of the themes Buchanan hit in 1992 were similar to Trump’s in 2016: He denounced threats to U.S. sovereignty, railed against globalization and multiculturalism, and called for “a new patriotism, where Americans begin to put the needs of Americans first.” The Post’s George F. Will once remarked, after Reagan’s ascendancy, that Barry Goldwater won in 1964; “it just took 16 years to count the votes.” Likewise, Buchanan won in 1992; it just took 24 years to count the votes.

Bush saw what was happening — and it horrified him. In “Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush,” author Jon Meacham quotes from Bush’s diary in 1988 after meeting a supporter of televangelist Pat Robertson who refused to shake his hand: “They’re scary. They’re there for spooky, extraordinary right-winged reasons. They don’t care about Party. They don’t care about anything. . . . They could be Nazis, they could be Communists, they could be whatever. . . . They will destroy this party if they’re permitted to take over.” Well, now they have taken over, and it is impossible to imagine the Republican Party again nominating a man who put loyalty to country above loyalty to right-wing dogma.

As with the death of John McCain, we again mourn the passing of a patriot who served a cause larger than himself — and lament that there are so few like him left.

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Re: Bush senior dead

Post by Slappy » Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:38 pm

Jean only likes the bushs now cause theyre globo homo nigger approved
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Re: Bush senior dead

Post by jeanV » Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:39 pm

Slappy wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:38 pm
Jean only likes the bushs now cause theyre globo homo nigger approved


Strange things happen in your head that only you can hear.


GW has been one of the worst US presidents ever. Iraq fiasco = rapefugees + ISIS, Freddy Mac + Fanny Mae = great recession.


Trump is lower than GW only because he's an idiot under Russian influence (Money? + Pee tape?), and I dislike traitors.


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Re: Bush senior dead

Post by Heywood » Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:38 pm

jeanV wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 8:39 pm
Slappy wrote:
Mon Dec 03, 2018 6:38 pm
Jean only likes the bushs now cause theyre globo homo nigger approved


Strange things happen in your head that only you can hear.


GW has been one of the worst US presidents ever. Iraq fiasco = rapefugees + ISIS, Freddy Mac + Fanny Mae = great recession.


Trump is lower than GW only because he's an idiot under Russian influence (Money? + Pee tape?), and I dislike traitors.


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Jean jean jean....record breaking accomplishments in the shortest amount of time, all of which make the ones that opposed him even more pissed. All of the comments and predictions from the left, of the doom and gloom that would happen if he was elected..so much winning
6 more years of watching the left heads explode

Economic Growth
4.2 percent growth in the second quarter of 2018.
For the first time in more than a decade, growth is projected to exceed 3 percent over the calendar year.

Jobs
4 million new jobs have been created since the election, and more than 3.5 million since Trump took office.
More Americans are employed now than ever before in our history.
Jobless claims at lowest level in nearly five decades.
The economy has achieved the longest positive job-growth streak on record.
Job openings are at an all-time high and outnumber job seekers for the first time on record.
Unemployment claims at 50 year low
African-American, Hispanic, and Asian-American unemployment rates have all recently reached record lows.
African-American unemployment hit a record low of 5.9 percent in May 2018.
Hispanic unemployment at 4.5 percent.
Asian-American unemployment at record low of 2 percent.
Women’s unemployment recently at lowest rate in nearly 65 years.
Female unemployment dropped to 3.6 percent in May 2018, the lowest since October 1953.
Youth unemployment recently reached its lowest level in more than 50 years.
July 2018’s youth unemployment rate of 9.2 percent was the lowest since July 1966.
Veterans’ unemployment recently hit its lowest level in nearly two decades.
July 2018’s veterans’ unemployment rate of 3.0 percent matched the lowest rate since May 2001.
Unemployment rate for Americans without a high school diploma recently reached a record low.
Rate for disabled Americans recently hit a record low.
Blue-collar jobs recently grew at the fastest rate in more than three decades.
Poll found that 85 percent of blue-collar workers believe their lives are headed “in the right direction.”
68 percent reported receiving a pay increase in the past year.
Last year, job satisfaction among American workers hit its highest level since 2005.
Nearly two-thirds of Americans rate now as a good time to find a quality job.
Optimism about the availability of good jobs has grown by 25 percent.
Added more than 400,000 manufacturing jobs since the election.
Manufacturing employment is growing at its fastest pace in more than two decades.
100,000 new jobs supporting the production & transport of oil & natural gas.

American Income
Median household income rose to $61,372 in 2017, a post-recession high.
Wages up in August by their fastest rate since June 2009.
Paychecks rose by 3.3 percent between 2016 and 2017, the most in a decade.
Council of Economic Advisers found that real wage compensation has grown by 1.4 percent over the past year.
Some 3.9 million Americans off food stamps since the election.
Median income for Hispanic-Americans rose by 3.7 percent and surpassed $50,000 for the first time ever in history.
Home-ownership among Hispanics is at the highest rate in nearly a decade.
Poverty rates for African-Americans and Hispanic-Americans have reached their lowest levels ever recorded.

American Optimism
Small business optimism has hit historic highs.
NFIB’s small business optimism index broke a 35 year-old record in August.
SurveyMonkey/CNBC’s small business confidence survey for Q3 of 2018 matched its all-time high.
Manufacturers are more confident than ever.
95 percent of U.S. manufacturers are optimistic about the future, the highest ever.
Consumer confidence is at an 18-year high.
12 percent of Americans rate the economy as the most significant problem facing our country, the lowest level on record.
Confidence in the economy is near a two-decade high, with 51 percent rating the economy as good or excellent.

American Business
Investment is flooding back into the United States due to the tax cuts.
Over $450 billion dollars has already poured back into the U.S., including more than $300 billion in the first quarter of 2018.
Retail sales have surged. Commerce Department figures from August show that retail sales increased 0.5 percent in July 2018, an increase of 6.4 percent from July 2017.
ISM’s index of manufacturing scored its highest reading in 14 years.
Worker productivity is the highest it has been in more than three years.
Steel and aluminum producers are re-opening.
Dow Jones Industrial Average, S&P 500, and NASDAQ have all notched record highs.
Dow hit record highs 70 times in 2017 alone, the most ever recorded in one year.

Deregulation
Achieved massive deregulation at a rapid pace, completing 22 deregulatory actions to every one regulatory action during his first year in office.
Signed legislation to roll back costly and harmful provisions of Dodd-Frank, providing relief to credit unions, and community and regional banks.
Federal agencies achieved more than $8 billion in lifetime net regulatory cost savings.
Rolled back Obama’s burdensome Waters of the U.S. rule.
Used the Congressional Review Act to repeal regulations more times than in history.

Tax Cuts
Biggest tax cuts and reforms in American history by signing the Tax Cuts and Jobs act into law
Provided more than $5.5 trillion in gross tax cuts, nearly 60 percent of which will go to families.
Increased the exemption for the death tax to help save Family Farms & Small Business.
Nearly doubled the standard deduction for individuals and families.
Enabled vast majority of American families will be able to file their taxes on a single page by claiming the standard deduction.
Doubled the child tax credit to help lessen the financial burden of raising a family.
Lowered America’s corporate tax rate from the highest in the developed world to allow American businesses to compete and win.
Small businesses can now deduct 20 percent of their business income.
Cut dozens of special interest tax breaks and closed loopholes for the wealthy.
9 in 10 American workers are expected see an increase in their paychecks thanks to the tax cuts, according to the Treasury Department.
More than 6 million of American workers have received wage increases, bonuses, and increased benefits thanks to tax cuts.
Over 100 utility companies have lowered electric, gas, or water rates thanks to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Ernst & Young found 89 percent of companies planned to increase worker compensation thanks to the Trump tax cuts.
Established opportunity zones to spur investment in left behind communities.

Worker Development
Established a National Council for the American Worker to develop a national strategy for training and retraining America’s workers for high-demand industries.
Employers have signed Trump’s “Pledge to America’s Workers,” committing to train or retrain more than 4.2 million workers and students.
Signed the first Perkins CTE reauthorization since 2006, authorizing more than $1 billion for states each year to fund vocational and career education programs.
Executive order expanding apprenticeship opportunities for students and workers.

Domestic Infrastructure
Proposed infrastructure plan would utilize $200 billion in Federal funds to spur at least $1.5 trillion in infrastructure investment across the country.
Executive order expediting environmental reviews and approvals for high priority infrastructure projects.
Federal agencies have signed the One Federal Decision Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) streamlining the federal permitting process for infrastructure projects.
Rural prosperity task force and signed an executive order to help expand broadband access in rural areas.

Health Care
Signed an executive order to help minimize the financial burden felt by American households Signed legislation to improve the National Suicide Hotline.
Signed the most comprehensive childhood cancer legislation ever into law, which will advance childhood cancer research and improve treatments.
Signed Right-to-Try legislation, expanding health care options for terminally ill patients.
Enacted changes to the Medicare 340B program, saving seniors an estimated $320 million on drugs in 2018 alone.
FDA set a new record for generic drug approvals in 2017, saving consumers nearly $9 billion.
Released a blueprint to drive down drug prices for American patients, leading multiple major drug companies to announce they will freeze or reverse price increases.
Expanded short-term, limited-duration health plans.
Let more employers to form Association Health Plans, enabling more small businesses to join together and affordably provide health insurance to their employees.
Cut Obamacare’s burdensome individual mandate penalty.
Signed legislation repealing Obamacare’s Independent Payment Advisory Board, also known as the “death panels.”
USDA invested more than $1 billion in rural health care in 2017, improving access to health care for 2.5 million people in rural communities across 41 states
Proposed Title X rule to help ensure taxpayers do not fund the abortion industry in violation of the law.
Reinstated and expanded the Mexico City Policy to keep foreign aid from supporting the global abortion industry.
HHS formed a new division over protecting the rights of conscience and religious freedom.
Overturned Obama administration’s midnight regulation prohibiting states from defunding certain abortion facilities.
Signed executive order to help ensure that religious organizations are not forced to choose between violating their religious beliefs by complying with Obamacare’s contraceptive mandate or shutting their doors.

Combating Opioids
Chaired meeting the 73rd General Session of the United Nations discussing the worldwide drug problem with international leaders.
Initiative to Stop Opioid Abuse and Reduce Drug Supply and Demand, introducing new measures to keep dangerous drugs out of our communities.
$6 billion in new funding to fight the opioid epidemic.
DEA conducted a surge in April 2018 that arrested 28 medical professions and revoked 147 registrations for prescribing too many opioids.
Brought the “Prescribed to Death” memorial to President’s Park near the White House, helping raise awareness about the human toll of the opioid crisis.
Helped reduce high-dose opioid prescriptions by 16 percent in 2017.
Opioid Summit on the administration-wide efforts to combat the opioid crisis.
Launched a national public awareness campaign about the dangers of opioid addiction.
Created a Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis which recommended a number of pathways to tackle the opioid crisis.
Led two National Prescription Drug Take Back Days in 2017 and 2018, collecting a record number of expired and unneeded prescription drugs each time.
$485 million targeted grants in FY 2017 to help areas hit hardest by the opioid crisis.
Signed INTERDICT Act, strengthening efforts to detect and intercept synthetic opioids before they reach our communities.
DOJ secured its first-ever indictments against Chinese fentanyl manufacturers.
Joint Criminal Opioid Darknet Enforcement (J-CODE) team, aimed at disrupting online illicit opioid sales.
Declared the opioid crisis a Nationwide Public Health Emergency in October 2017.

Law and Order
More U.S. Circuit Court judges confirmed in the first year in office than ever.
Confirmed more than two dozen U. S. Circuit Court judges.
Followed through on the promise to nominate judges to the Supreme Court who will adhere to the Constitution
Nominated and confirmed Justice Neil Gorsuch and Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.
Signed an executive order directing the Attorney General to develop a strategy to more effectively prosecute people who commit crimes against law enforcement officers.
Launched an evaluation of grant programs to make sure they prioritize the protection and safety of law enforcement officers.
Established a task force to reduce crime and restore public safety in communities across Signed an executive order to focus more federal resources on dismantling transnational criminal organizations such as drug cartels.
Signed an executive order to focus more federal resources on dismantling transnational criminal organizations such as drug cartels.
Violent crime decreased in 2017 according to FBI statistics.
$137 million in grants through the COPS Hiring Program to preserve jobs, increase community policing capacities, and support crime prevention efforts.
Enhanced and updated the Project Safe Neighborhoods to help reduce violent crime.
Signed legislation making it easier to target websites that enable sex trafficking and strengthened penalties for people who promote or facilitate prostitution.
Created an interagency task force working around the clock to prosecute traffickers, protect victims, and prevent human trafficking.
Conducted Operation Cross Country XI to combat human trafficking, rescuing 84 children and arresting 120 human traffickers.
Encouraged federal prosecutors to use the death penalty when possible in the fight against the trafficking of deadly drugs.
New rule effectively banning bump stock sales in the United States.

Border Security and Immigration
Secured $1.6 billion for border wall construction in the March 2018 omnibus bill.
Construction of a 14-mile section of border wall began near San Diego.
Worked to protect American communities from the threat posed by the vile MS-13 gang.
ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations division arrested 796 MS-13 members and associates in FY 2017, an 83 percent increase from the prior year.
Justice worked with partners in Central America to secure criminal charges against more than 4,000 MS-13 members.
Border Patrol agents arrested 228 illegal aliens affiliated with MS-13 in FY 2017.
Fighting to stop the scourge of illegal drugs at our border.
ICE HSI seized more than 980,000 pounds of narcotics in FY 2017, including 2,370 pounds of fentanyl and 6,967 pounds of heroin.
ICE HSI dedicated nearly 630,000 investigative hours towards halting the illegal import of fentanyl.
ICE HSI made 11,691 narcotics-related arrests in FY 2017.
Stop Opioid Abuse and Reduce Drug Supply and Demand introduced new measures to keep dangerous drugs out the United States.
Signed the INTERDICT Act into law, enhancing efforts to detect and intercept synthetic opioids.
DOJ secured its first-ever indictments against Chinese fentanyl manufacturers.
DOJ launched their Joint Criminal Opioid Darknet Enforcement (J-CODE) team, aimed at disrupting online illicit opioid sales.
Released an immigration framework that includes the resources required to secure our borders and close legal loopholes, and repeatedly called on Congress to fix our broken immigration laws.
Authorized the deployment of the National Guard to help secure the border.
Enhanced vetting of individuals entering the U.S. from countries that don’t meet security standards, helping to ensure individuals who pose a threat to our country are identified before they enter.
These procedures were upheld in a June 2018 Supreme Court hearing.
ICE removed over 226,000 illegal aliens from the United States in 2017.
ICE rescued or identified over 500 human trafficking victims and over 900 child exploitation victims in 2017 alone.
In 2017, ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) arrested more than 127,000 aliens with criminal convictions or charges, responsible for
Over 76,000 with dangerous drug offenses.
More than 48,000 with assault offenses.
More than 11,000 with weapons offenses.
More than 5,000 with sexual assault offenses.
More than 2,000 with kidnapping offenses.
Over 1,800 with homicide offenses.
Created the Victims of Immigration Crime Engagement (VOICE) Office in order to support the victims and families affected by illegal alien crime.
More than doubled the number of counties participating in the 287(g) program, which allows jails to detain criminal aliens until they are transferred to ICE custody.

Trade
Negotiating and renegotiating better trade deals, achieving free, fair, and reciprocal trade for the United States.
Agreed to work with the European Union towards zero tariffs, zero non-tariff barriers, and zero subsides.
Deal with the European Union to increase U.S. energy exports to Europe.
Litigated multiple WTO disputes targeting unfair trade practices and upholding our right to enact fair trade laws.
Finalized a revised trade agreement with South Korea, which includes provisions to increase American automobile exports.
Negotiated an historic U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement to replace NAFTA.
Agreement to begin trade negotiations for a U.S.-Japan trade agreement.
Secured $250 billion in new trade and investment deals in China and $12 billion in Vietnam.
Established a Trade and Investment Working Group with the United Kingdom, laying the groundwork for post-Brexit trade.
Enacted steel and aluminum tariffs to protect our vital steel and aluminum producers and strengthen our national security.
Conducted 82 anti-dumping and countervailing duty investigations in 2017 alone.
Confronting China’s unfair trade practices after years of Washington looking the other way.
25 percent tariff on $50 billion of goods imported from China and later imposed an additional 10% tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods.
Conducted an investigation into Chinese forced technology transfers, unfair licensing practices, and intellectual property theft.
Imposed safeguard tariffs to protect domestic washing machines and solar products manufacturers hurt by China’s trade policies
Withdrew from the job-killing Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).
Secured access to new markets for America’s farmers.
Recent deal with Mexico included new improvements enabling food and agriculture to trade more fairly.
Recent agreement with the E.U. will reduce barriers and increase trade of American soybeans to Europe.
Won a WTO dispute regarding Indonesia’s unfair restriction of U.S. agricultural exports.
Defended American Tuna fisherman and packagers before the WTO
Opened up Argentina to American pork experts for the first time in a quarter-century
American beef exports have returned to china for the first time in more than a decade
OK’d up to $12 billion in aid for farmers affected by unfair trade retaliation.

Energy
Presidential Memorandum to clear roadblocks to construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.
Presidential Memorandum declaring that the Dakota Access Pipeline serves the national interest and initiating the process to complete construction.
Opened up the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge to energy exploration.
Coal exports up over 60 percent in 2017.
Rolled back the “stream protection rule” to prevent it from harming America’s coal industry.
Cancelled Obama’s anti-coal Clean Power Plan and proposed the Affordable Clean Energy Rule as a replacement.
Withdrew from the job-killing Paris climate agreement, which would have cost the U.S. nearly $3 trillion and led to 6.5 million fewer industrial sector jobs by 2040.
U.S. oil production has achieved its highest level in American history
United States is now the largest crude oil producer in the world.
U.S. has become a net natural gas exporter for the first time in six decades.
Action to expedite the identification and extraction of critical minerals that are vital to the nation’s security and economic prosperity.
Took action to reform National Ambient Air Quality Standards, benefitting American manufacturers.
Rescinded Obama’s hydraulic fracturing rule, which was expected to cost the industry $32 million per year.
Proposed an expansion of offshore drilling as part of an all-of-the above energy strategy
Held a lease sale for offshore oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico in August 2018.
Got EU to increase its imports of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States.
Issued permits for the New Burgos Pipeline that will cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

Foreign Policy
Moved the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem.
Withdrew from Iran deal and immediately began the process of re-imposing sanctions that had been lifted or waived.
Treasury has issued sanctions targeting Iranian activities and entities, including the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps-Qods Force
Since enacting sanctions, Iran’s crude exports have fallen off, the value of Iran’s currency has plummeted, and international companies have pulled out of the country.
All nuclear-related sanctions will be back in full force by early November 2018.
Historic summit with North Korean President Kim Jong-Un, bringing beginnings of peace and denuclearization to the Korean Peninsula.
The two leaders have exchanged letters and high-level officials from both sides have met resulting in tremendous progress.
North Korea has halted nuclear and missile tests.
Negotiated the return of the remains of missing-in-action soldiers from the Korean War.
Imposed strong sanctions on Venezuelan dictator Nicholas Maduro and his inner circle.
Executive order preventing those in the U.S. from carrying out certain transactions with the Venezuelan regime, including prohibiting the purchase of the regime’s debt.
Responded to the use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime.
Rolled out sanctions targeting individuals and entities tied to Syria’s chemical weapons program.
Directed strikes in April 2017 against a Syrian airfield used in a chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians.
Joined allies in launching airstrikes in April 2018 against targets associated with Syria’s chemical weapons use.
New Cuba policy that enhanced compliance with U.S. law and held the Cuban regime accountable for political oppression and human rights abuses.
Treasury and State are working to channel economic activity away from the Cuban regime, particularly the military.
Changed the rules of engagement, empowering commanders to take the fight to ISIS.
ISIS has lost virtually all of its territory, more than half of which has been lost under Trump.
ISIS’ self-proclaimed capital city, Raqqah, was liberated in October 2017.
All Iraqi territory had been liberated from ISIS.
More than a dozen American hostages have been freed from captivity all of the world.
Action to combat Russia’s malign activities, including their efforts to undermine the sanctity of United States elections.
Expelled dozens of Russian intelligence officers from the United States and ordered the closure of the Russian consulate in Seattle, WA.
Banned the use of Kaspersky Labs software on government computers, due to the company’s ties to Russian intelligence.
Imposed sanctions against five Russian entities and three individuals for enabling Russia’s military and intelligence units to increase Russia’s offensive cyber capabilities.
Sanctions against seven Russian oligarchs, and 12 companies they own or control, who profit from Russia’s destabilizing activities.
Sanctioned 100 targets in response to Russia’s occupation of Crimea and aggression in Eastern Ukraine.
Enhanced support for Ukraine’s Armed Forces to help Ukraine better defend itself.
Helped win U.S. bid for the 2028 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles.
Helped win U.S.-Mexico-Canada’s united bid for 2026 World Cup.

Defense
Executive order keeping the detention facilities at U.S. Naval Station Guantanamo Bay open.
$700 billion in military funding for FY 2018 and $716 billion for FY 2019.
Largest military pay raise in nearly a decade.
Ordered a Nuclear Posture Review to ensure America’s nuclear forces are up to date and serve as a credible deterrent.
Released America’s first fully articulated cyber strategy in 15 years.
New strategy on national biodefense, which better prepares the nation to defend against biological threats.
Administration has announced that it will use whatever means necessary to protect American citizens and servicemen from unjust prosecution by the International Criminal Court.
Released an America first National Security Strategy.
Put in motion the launch of a Space Force as a new branch of the military and relaunched the National Space Council.
Encouraged North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) allies to increase defense spending to their agree-upon levels.
In 2017 alone, there was an increase of more than 4.8 percent in defense spending amongst NATO allies.
Every member state has increased defense spending.
Eight NATO allies will reach the 2 percent benchmark by the end of 2018 and 15 allies are on trade to do so by 2024.
NATO allies spent over $42 billion dollars more on defense since 2016.
Executive order to help military spouses find employment as their families deploy domestically and abroad.

Veterans affairs
Signed the VA Accountability Act and expanded VA telehealth services, walk-in-clinics, and same-day urgent primary and mental health care.
Delivered more appeals decisions – 81,000 – to veterans in a single year than ever before.
Strengthened protections for individuals who come forward and identify programs occurring within the VA.
Signed legislation that provided $86.5 billion in funding for the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), the largest dollar amount in history for the VA.
VA MISSION Act, enacting sweeping reform to the VA system that:
Consolidated and strengthened VA community care programs.
Funding for the Veterans Choice program.
Expanded eligibility for the Family Caregivers Program.
Gave veterans more access to walk-in care.
Strengthened the VA’s ability to recruit and retain quality healthcare professionals.
Enabled the VA to modernize its assets and infrastructure.
Signed the VA Choice and Quality Employment Act in 2017, which authorized $2.1 billion in addition funds for the Veterans Choice Program.
Worked to shift veterans’ electronic medical records to the same system used by the Department of Defense, a decades old priority.
Issued an executive order requiring the Secretaries of Defense, Homeland Security, and Veterans Affairs to submit a joint plan to provide veterans access to access to mental health treatment as they transition to civilian life.
Increased transparency and accountability at the VA by launching an online “Access and Quality Tool,” providing veterans with access to wait time and quality of care data.
Signed legislation to modernize the claims and appeal process at the VA.
Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act, providing enhanced educational benefits to veterans, service members, and their family members.
Lifted a 15-year limit on veterans’ access to their educational benefits.
Created a White House VA Hotline to help veterans and principally staffed it with veterans and direct family members of veterans.
VA employees are being held accountable for poor performance, with more than 4,000 VA employees removed, demoted, and suspended so far.
Signed the Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act, increasing the number of VA employees that can assist justice-involved veterans.
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Re: Bush senior dead

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Re: Bush senior dead

Post by JohnB » Thu Dec 06, 2018 10:38 am

PistolPierre wrote:
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I wish every POTUS was a blue blood Yankee like HW.

How about me???
I am Pope John V

Kiss my ruby slippers

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