US Politics and Trump Category IV - I've never even heard of one that big before

Will Trump be impeached?

  • Hell yeah he's guilty as a mofo

    Votes: 40 21.1%
  • He's gonna keep triggering leftards until 2024

    Votes: 112 58.9%
  • Whoever made this poll clearly has no idea how impeachment works

    Votes: 38 20.0%

  • Total voters
    190
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AlmightyBender

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US president Donald Trump just slapped tariffs on Brazil and Argentina to try and dig himself out of a problem he created:

https://www.businessinsider.co.za/trump-tariffs-new-brazil-argentina-aim-solve-trade-problem-china-2019-12

Chinese soy importers have moved their business to Brazil and Argentina. Trump's solution is to slap Brazil and Argentina with steel tariffs in order to pressure them to give up their new business.

Here's what Matt McAlvanah, spokesman for Farmers for Free Trade, warned in August this year:

Its very difficult to regain markets farmers have spent decades cultivating. These relationships are built over time, they're built on trust — and when they go away overnight, they don't come back overnight.
 
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Here's the story of how Trump bankrupted the Trump Taj Mahal, not once, but twice:

https://www.businessinsider.com/how-trump-bankrupted-the-taj-mahal-2017-5

Trump called it the eighth wonder of the world back in the 1990s. It was developed at a cost of $1.2 billion. It was eventually sold for $50 million.

Letting Trump make important decisions about the US economy is like giving the nuclear launch codes to a naughty schoolboy. Can any of the Trump fans explain why they view Trump as a capable businessman?
 

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Here's the story of how Trump bankrupted the Trump Taj Mahal, not once, but twice:

https://www.businessinsider.com/how-trump-bankrupted-the-taj-mahal-2017-5

Trump called it the eighth wonder of the world back in the 1990s. It was developed at a cost of $1.2 billion. It was eventually sold for $50 million.

Letting Trump make important decisions about the US economy is like giving the nuclear launch codes to a naughty schoolboy. Can any of the Trump fans explain why they view Trump as a capable businessman?
They won't answer you. They will only tell you how you are an NPC running Orangemanbad.exe script. Brace yourself for disappointment.
 

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Here's the story of how Trump bankrupted the Trump Taj Mahal, not once, but twice:

https://www.businessinsider.com/how-trump-bankrupted-the-taj-mahal-2017-5

Trump called it the eighth wonder of the world back in the 1990s. It was developed at a cost of $1.2 billion. It was eventually sold for $50 million.

Letting Trump make important decisions about the US economy is like giving the nuclear launch codes to a naughty schoolboy. Can any of the Trump fans explain why they view Trump as a capable businessman?
In 2016, Forbes estimated Trump's net worth at $3.7 billion, and Bloomberg $3 billion
You know the whole point of a business is to go bankrupt. Otherwise people could just trade in their personal capacity.
 

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Oh right, the Tories in multiple countries. Was it the Tories in South Africa that are responsible for the waiting times in public healthcare?
And even then there is no evidence for the Tory conspiracy.
I quite clearly said the NHS, do you not know what the NHS is? Also why do you keep bringing up South Africa as if a third world country is a legitimate comparison?


As for your graph, please provide a source. We don't deal with fake news in this thread.
Also are those graphs for GP and A&E?
So you dont know what the source is but you have decided its fake news already? Source is here however: https://www.cihi.ca/en/commonwealth-fund-survey-2016

You know you are just parroting Republican myths right?
 
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Here's the story of how Trump bankrupted the Trump Taj Mahal, not once, but twice:

https://www.businessinsider.com/how-trump-bankrupted-the-taj-mahal-2017-5

Trump called it the eighth wonder of the world back in the 1990s. It was developed at a cost of $1.2 billion. It was eventually sold for $50 million.

Letting Trump make important decisions about the US economy is like giving the nuclear launch codes to a naughty schoolboy. Can any of the Trump fans explain why they view Trump as a capable businessman?
Your point?
 

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Think about it for a while.
I did. And it makes zero sense. Companies are there to make a profit for its shareholders. Not to lose shareholder investments through taking on too much debt.

This is really a non-USA politics discussion anyway, as most rich people have had many, many financial failures. It's all part and parcel of making money. Trump is just lucky he had a bigger pool of money to start from.
 

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Here's the story of how Trump bankrupted the Trump Taj Mahal, not once, but twice:

https://www.businessinsider.com/how-trump-bankrupted-the-taj-mahal-2017-5

Trump called it the eighth wonder of the world back in the 1990s. It was developed at a cost of $1.2 billion. It was eventually sold for $50 million.

Letting Trump make important decisions about the US economy is like giving the nuclear launch codes to a naughty schoolboy. Can any of the Trump fans explain why they view Trump as a capable businessman?
Went bankrupt in 2009 after he resigned from board along with something like 2 million or so other businesses
He's lucky he got 50million for it ;)

Edit: As far as 'second time' wtf has it got to do with him other than his name still being on it? It wasn't his?
 
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I did. And it makes zero sense. Companies are there to make a profit for its shareholders. Not to lose shareholder investments through taking on too much debt.

This is really a non-USA politics discussion anyway, as most rich people have had many, many financial failures. It's all part and parcel of making money. Trump is just lucky he had a bigger pool of money to start from.
The main benefit of a corporate structure/company is that it is a separate legal entity.
And the owners aren't liable for loses. Thats the main reason why companies were invented.

You can just make profits for yourself and your friends in your personal capacity. You don't need a company for that.

Obviously the main goal of a company is to make profit and not go bankrupt, but the main reason to have a company legal structure is to protect against bankruptcy.
 
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