Have Genius, Will Travel.

Have Genius, Will Travel.

Well needless to say, this was not a particularly inspiring week. Or actually, that's not entirely true. It was a "tremendous" week if you enjoy watching raging dumpster fires and/or marveling at slow motion political train wrecks. It's impossible to communicate just how poorly the last five days have gone for the Trump administration - we seem to be back to the situation we were in late last summer when every week could be summed up as follows: "this was the worst week for the Trump administra
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5 thoughts on “Have Genius, Will Travel.

  1. If we don’t have adequate domestic steel production we might run a little short of tanks, trucks and cannons (among other items) in a protracted war.

  2. Let’s talk Steel and Trump!

    October 11, 2016: https://www.pri.org/stories/2016-10-11/trump-vows-take-chinese-steel-then-buys-it
    During a Debate: “We have to bring back our workers,” said Trump. “You take a look at what’s happening to steel and the cost of steel, and China dumping vast amounts of steel all over the United States, which essentially is killing our steel workers and our steel companies.”
    Clinton picked up the thread, saying, “China is illegally dumping steel in the United States, and Donald Trump is buying it to build his buildings, putting steelworkers and American steel plants out of business.”

    October 4, 2016: http://thehill.com/policy/finance/299293-steelworkers-livid-over-report-trump-bought-chinese-steel-aluminum
    On Monday, Newsweek released an investigative report concluding that in at least two of Trump’s last three construction projects he purchased steel and aluminum from Chinese manufacturers, including for his Las Vegas hotel, which opened in 2008.
    Trump has campaigned heavily in states like Ohio, Michigan and Pennsylvania where he has placed blame on Hillary Clinton and her support of trade deals like the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and China’s entry into the World Trade Organization as the reason why workers have lost their jobs.
    Gerard called the Republican candidate’s statements about foreign trade and the need for better job creation in manufacturing “hypocritical” and “fundamentally dishonest.”

    October 12, 2016: https://aflcio.org/2016/10/12/six-facts-donald-trumps-use-chinese-steel
    The report, published last week, showed us yet again that all Trump does is run his mouth and pad his pockets. The Newsweek report found Trump used cheap Chinese steel and aluminum in two of his recent construction projects and went to great lengths to cover his tracks.

    Rather than take up more column space here, just type these words – trump purchased his steel from china – in the Google search engine – pages and pages and pages on this subject. This man is a total CROOK. Quoting an AFL/CIO comment – “all Trump does is run his mouth and pad his pockets”.

  3. Speaking of Photoshop, thanks for the great picture of our stable genius. That one had me laughing. The Powell-Yellen picture from yesterday had me disturbed.

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