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With all the money Trump and the Republican Party have received from their fellow 'elite' they have used gerrymandering, voter intimidation, even the post office plus other measures to limit who can vote. They've probably done enough to allow Trump to be re-elected.

Trump's re-election will pound the final nails in the coffin of the republic, ushering in an era where corporations can even more freely pollute and exploit working people. With right wing justices on the Supreme Court and lower level courts individual rights will be replaced by 'corporate' rights. And white nationalism will prevail.

The USA will be a full-on banana republic. With the world's second largest nuclear arsenal. Led by a man whose sanity is questionable - at best.

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Nothing more to say!

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Waiting for the rioting regardless of the outcome. Which Trump has already declared will end up in the Supreme Court. The man has destroyed America and is determined to take it down with him.

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As the traditional Election Day closes in, Americans are exhausted from constant crises, on edge because of volatile political divisions and anxious about what will happen next. 

Talked to the folks yesterday, yes they’re tired....of all the campaign adds.

I think all this talk of violence after the election is pure fantasy with a tad of wishful thinking, which IMO is just evil or some form of metal illness.

Expecting a lot of fake news and conspiracy theories on here today.

invalid CSRF

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One more day to finally free the United States of four years of utter failure and destruction.

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I think all this talk of violence after the election is pure fantasy with a tad of wishful thinking, which IMO is just evil or some form of metal illness.

The country is a powder keg full of guns and people who don’t trust the media and won’t accept the election results. There WILL be violence; there already has been. The question is how much.

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The country is a powder keg full of guns and people who don’t trust the media and won’t accept the election results. There WILL be violence; there already has been. The question is how much.

Try again, three strikes and you’re out, the violence is from the left, not the right. So far, only the MSM is promising violence with the apropos birdies chirping along.

invalid CSRF

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All are crying for voters... Predicting that Trump may do that this those etc... This is just a kind of fear mooning ...

Trump haters, why are you afraid of result? Your guardian news papers tried the best to promote Biden, Gave a super majority in the polls. Now you should feel satisfied and enjoy the out come.. can not wait for a single day?

Then something wrong with you...

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As the traditional Election Day closes in, Americans are exhausted from constant crises, on edge because of volatile political divisions and anxious about what will happen next. 

In other words, they’re tired of the news. But it’s a necessary evil.

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Their agony is not in deciding between President Donald Trump or his Democratic challenger, Joe Biden. Most made that choice long ago. 

Just like on the eve of the last election, the media is suggesting Trump has no chance. And this time they might be right. But then again they might be wrong. They have been wrong before.

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Winner takes it all system adding the opposition ballots to the other side is unreasonable.

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Try again, three strikes and you’re out, the violence is from the left, not the right. 

Are you talking about election related violence? If so, you should probably do a tad bit of research before posting because it isn’t Biden supporters swarming Trump buses on the highways or trying to intimate people at polling places.

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Are you talking about election related violence? If so, you should probably do a tad bit of research before posting because it isn’t Biden supporters swarming Trump buses on the highways or trying to intimate people at polling places.

We’ve all witnessed the violence carried out by the left against Trump supporters over the last few years. And you know it. The incident with the trucks is rare, and it pales in comparison to the violence perpetrated against Trump supporters. The left have even terrorized the elderly who were returning from a Trump rally.

Besides, isn’t what the Trump truckers did exactly what Maxine Waters has been yelling for the left to do to Trump cabinet members and Trump supporters in general?

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Everyone (well white males over 55, in my local pub ) know already that Trump has won.

Wednesday celebrations are the order of the day.

As for me, not really interested, but if there's free beer in it then it's all good.

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We’ve all witnessed the violence carried out by the left against Trump supporters over the last few years. And you know it. The incident with the trucks is rare, and it pales in comparison to the violence perpetrated against Trump supporters. The left have even terrorized the elderly who were returning from a Trump rally. 

We’ve witnessed violence carried out by both sides against the other.

The incident on the highway is rare in that it happened on the highway. However, it is not rare for Trump supporters to intentionally antagonize rational adults. We’ve seen this numerous times with Patriot Prayer intentionally holding protests in Portland, Oregon to antagonize people. Patriot Prayer is based in Vancouver, Washington, so why don’t they hold their rallies there?

Besides, isn’t what the Trump truckers did exactly what Maxine Waters has been yelling for the left to do to Trump cabinet members and Trump supporters in general?

No, Maxine Waters hasn’t been yelling at the left to aggressively ram the vehicles of Trump cabinet members.

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Some of the polls actually stuck with their double digit percentage Biden win projections.

im not sure these polling groups will even exist anymore when they are wrong. Again.

no need for polls anymore here comes the vote!

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It’s weird how people who claim polls are inaccurate constantly pay attention to polls.

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It isn’t Biden supporters swarming Trump buses on the highways

You’re researching was a failure, but expected from the MSM. I’m sure the Biden bus gang were LTAO and felt zero fear. However, it was a Biden supporter in another car that crossed lanes and lightly smacked into the truck of a trunk supporter = violence from the left.

invalid CSRF

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However, it is not rare for Trump supporters to intentionally antagonize rational adults.

You’re just being insulting by implying Trump supporters are irrational which means you’re being emotional and not reasonable which means you’re most likely talking out of that planet between Saturn and Neptune.

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You’re researching was a failure, but expected from the MSM.

Your recommended source is what?

I’m sure the Biden bus gang were LTAO and felt zero fear. However, it was a Biden supporter in another car that crossed lanes and lightly smacked into the truck of a trunk supporter = violence from the left.

The available video is inconclusive as to whether the Biden vehicle intentionally crossed the white line. The available video is, however, conclusive that the black Trump vehicle intentionally rammed the white vehicle. We know this is improper and the black vehicle should have slowed or pulled over to avoid a collision. We know this because we’re all taught this when learning to drive and getting our licenses. This = violence from the right.

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You’re just being insulting by implying Trump supporters are irrational which means you’re being emotional and not reasonable which means you’re most likely talking out of that planet between Saturn and Neptune.

I’m sorry if facts offend you. We know you’re being emotional given your ad hominem at the end of your post.

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Hate + open carry + low intelligence and morals = big troubles. Never thought I'd be saying to be careful on election day, but here goes....be careful. May the best man win.

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Trump has brought out the ugly in people, to express how they really feel. But the record early voting is not for new people who love Trump. They want the decency and civility that Trump cannot give.It will be nice to lose the buffoonery and crassness of the fool.4 more years of his and supporters noise would've been too much to bear,or read anyway.

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We know you’re being emotional given your ad hominem at the end of your post.

I would put forth that you don’t know what an ad hominem is: an argument aimed at the person rather than the position they hold. And that’s what you did: However, it is not rare for Trump supporters to intentionally antagonize rational adults. 

In fact, one could say that many posters, yourself included-and even the whole democratic strategic approach has been on big constant ad hominem attack: Trump’s a moron, his supporters are uneducated rubs, blah blah blah. Never any arguments against the positions Trump supporters hold.

I didn’t do that: I simply said I was detecting a wave of warming air coming from your direction.

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It's truly unbelievable that the media is not even mentioning the third party candidate Jo Jorgensen which is on the ballot on all 50 states. This is not a 2 party race, it is a 3 party race, but once again, this is the power of the media. The media is so powerful that it can literally shape the perception of reality for hundreds of millions of people with ease.

Both Trump and Biden are essentially the same. There is very little substantial difference between them. Both are big government spenders, warmongers and corporate cronies.

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With all the money Trump and the Republican Party have received from their fellow 'elite' they have used gerrymandering, voter intimidation,

The Democrats as well, so what’s your beef?

Trump's re-election will pound the final nails in the coffin of the republic, ushering in an era where corporations can even more freely pollute and exploit working people. With right wing justices on the Supreme Court and lower level courts individual rights will be replaced by 'corporate' rights. And white nationalism will prevail.

But if the Dems win the Senate there will be a one party rule and you’re ok with abolishing the filibuster, packing the courts and fundamentally and culturally changing America, flooding the country and legalizing illegals, cutting off one of America’s biggest industries that got us finally independent off of ME wars?

The USA will be a full-on banana republic.

It pretty much was for 8 years, what’s wrong with having a President that fights for America and cares less what our adversaries or Lady Ga Ga thinks?

With the world's second largest nuclear arsenal. Led by a man whose sanity is questionable - at best.

Yes, that’s what’s so scary, with Biden our adversaries know they got a sucker to play and he won’t call them out. When Schumer agrees with the way Trump has handled China, liberals need to listen.

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I said this before. Careful with those that don’t want to admit they’re going to vote for Trump. A small advice to liberals and anti-Trump people: keep your expectations low and don’t worry too much. It’s “just” politics. If your answer is “no, it’s not just politics” and you can’t imagine or accept the idea of Trump winning well then, do you prefer violence, death, chaos and destruction? Because apparently that’s what’s on the horizon. Scary huh.

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The only place anyone says its biden is on here and the polls, and we all know the polls are utter rubbish !

Evrywhere else its positive result for TRUMP 2020, Friends, Bars, Groups, People in the street, Clubs everywhere, just a bunch of left wing MSN following Japantoday reading people saying biden. ........................

TRUMP 2020 Watch it unfold today !

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@rcch

"you can’t imagine or accept the idea of Trump winning"

If he won fair and square, then sure, I guess I would have to accept that outcome.

What I wholeheartedly believe is this: He's not going to win fair and square.

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“I am hoping that there wasn’t too much damage done in the last four years that it can’t be undone.”

Hope dies last, but what of the damage done in the last forty years under rampant right-wing ideology? Like...

“If we let that other guy in, all hell is going to break loose,”

The frightened voice of toxic American masculinity.

“Our country is in a state of chaos,”

She finally woke and smelled the coffee.

“I guess because it hit home, it’s not political anymore. It’s a plain, simple right and wrong,” 

The reality of death can teach us to connect the dots which means one less vote for Republicans.

He doesn’t blame Trump for the discord — he blames the media for failing to give Trump a fair shake,

He swallowed the Kool-aid and listened to too much Trump trashtalk (that we know his president picked up after watching his hours-long daily briefings from Fox and other trash TV channels of the same ilk).

“I did my part,” she said. “I have faith that no matter what happens things are going to get better. God has us all.”

Which is exactly what many Russians have been saying since the end of WW2.

Despite the long road ahead may the healing of the disunited states begin in 2021 because truth and justice matter. (and may the Science be with you!)

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Violence from trump supporters is a real threat today.

Looking forward to kicking trump and his culture of violence out of America.

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Trump haters, why are you afraid of result?

I don’t think many, Trump haters or otherwise, are afraid of result of the vote. Everyone IS AFRAID of what Trump, and his obsessed cult following, will do when he loses the election and how much gasoline Trump pours on the fire.

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My analysis is 100% correct. I didn’t make the video, I just watched it. The video is inconclusive as to whether the white vehicle intentionally entered the right lane.

On its face, it’s so laughable that this is even a topic for the left, but I get it, they need something that remotely looks like antagonistic behavior on the Trump side to gin up sympathy, Trump supporters on the other hand getting punched and teeth knocked out, nothing to see, move on.

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Where?

Everwhere.

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On its face, it’s so laughable that this is even a topic for the left, but I get it, they need something that remotely looks like antagonistic behavior on the Trump side to gin up sympathy, Trump supporters on the other hand getting punched and teeth knocked out, nothing to see, move on.

A vehicle from a pack of vehicles intentionally harassing a Biden bus intentionally ramming another vehicle is “something that remotely looks like antagonistic behavior”? Sure, that makes sense.

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leftists vandalized a Republican candidates house in an intimidation tactic. where is the outrage? is this not violence, or is it "just" a house?

House Lives Matter.

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The same whining from the same people , nothing constructive to say, how about tell us all how great biden will be if he gets elected, what will he be doing for America whats he done in the past, what are the great things about biden !

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Everwhere

Don’t see it anywhere, but will continue to look.

leftists vandalized a Republican candidates house in an intimidation tactic. where is the outrage? is this not violence, or is it "just" a house?

Bingo!

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https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2019/08/07/dayton-shooting-what-do-we-know-connor-betts-politics/1943289001/

Here's what we know about the gunman's politics:

He was a registered Democrat. Trump said the gunman had supported Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and antifa, a militant group that protests far-right ideology.

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That laughable excuse of 329 killed in the past quarter century?? Really?

One only needs a TV set and a set of eyeballs to know the truth of what's happening today .

Hint; its the reason why absolutely nobody is worried about roving bands of Trump supporters tomorrow.

Not a single American.

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what’s wrong with having a President that fights for America and cares less what our adversaries or Lady Ga Ga thinks?

Boy have you got him wrong. The problem is that he cares exactly what everyone thinks. He spent how many hours tweeting about Rosie O’ Donnel?

He wasted time attacking Leslie Stahl and now has to do a last minute dash around the country. Every celebrity who has criticized him has had a tweet rebuttal including, yes Lady Gaga.

He complained so much about Obama golfing (which he has done twice as much himself) yet spends most of his time tweeting to bolster his thin-skinned ego.

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This will be a choice between whether American remains as the leader of the free world, or continues its slide towards a third-world dictatorship...

We know what Putin wants - and who he helped elect in 2016...

Will Americans fall for Putin's disinformation again? It appears a great many will - but a clear majority won't...

And Putin's Puppet will be thrown out - and democracy and decency restored...

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I’m Here To Remind You That Trump Can Still Win

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/im-here-to-remind-you-that-trump-can-still-win/

Before we proceed further, a short philosophical note. I hate it when people use phrases — to be fair, we often use phrases like these ourselves! — such as “Nate Silver is giving Biden a 90 percent chance” or “FiveThirtyEight still gives Trump a 10 percent chance.” We aren’t giving anybody anything. Instead, as former FiveThirtyEight politics host Jody Avirgan puts it, what we’re doing is “mapping uncertainty.” In other words, if Biden leads by about 9 points in national polls, 8 points in Wisconsin, 5 points in Pennsylvania, 2 points in Florida, etc., how does that translate into a probability of victory? That’s what our model is trying to figure out.

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the liberal media in 48 hours or less:

"The re-election of Donald Trump simply proves that American has many more racists than we thought. yes, even the 20% of Black people who voted for him"

followed by "Can we impeach Trump again, before Inauguration Day?"

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I think we can all agree that the end to the political TV ads will be a blessing.

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Boy have you got him wrong. The problem is that he cares exactly what everyone thinks. He spent how many hours tweeting about Rosie O’ Donnel? 

Yes and look how she attacked him over the years and Trump is supposed to just shut his mouth and not say anything back to her or to anyone that attacks him?

He wasted time attacking Leslie Stahl

Because she was more worried about him repeatedly denouncing racism and her not wanting to cover the growing by the scandal

Every celebrity who has criticized him has had a tweet rebuttal including, yes Lady Gaga. 

pretty much 90% of most Americans could care less what any of these celebrities think

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I think we can all agree that the end to the political TV ads will be a blessing

Trump’s TV ads pounding Biden and his stance against wanting to stop all fracking seems to be working

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Trump is supposed to just shut his mouth and not say anything back to her or to anyone that attacks him?

I thought he couldn’t care less and was fighting for America?

I haven’t seen Biden tweeting about Bette Midler.

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If you want some real entertainment, watch Fox News election coverage tonight....

As Biden wins state after state, the Fox News talking heads will begin to explode...

If you think Karl Rove's hissy fit in 2012 was something, just watch Hannity, Carlson, and "Tipsy" Pirro wig out and go full mega-conspiracy theory - "The Alien Lizards have taken over!"....

What I'll be watching for is if they hint that their blinded flock should break out their firearms - and call for an insurrection...

Expect anything from these crazies...

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I haven’t seen Biden tweeting about Bette Midler.

Biden is too busy telling blue collar workers he’ll take them out to the parking lot or they’re a lying dog face pony soldier or telling blacks they ain’t black unless they vote for him.

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Im watching CNN again, cant wait to see the look of horror on their faces and the crying as Trump wins all these supposed "battleground" states that never were close to begin with.

He cant do that! He was losing by 7!

Just like last time. it was hilarious.

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Every celebrity who has criticized him has had a tweet rebuttal including, yes Lady Gaga. 

pretty much 90% of most Americans could care less what any of these celebrities think

Especially that former celebrity that used to host The Apprentice...

Maybe they'll give him his old job back...after his many trials and convictions...

"Live from Rikers Island, it's The Apprentice - Club Fed Edition - hosted by former President, and current inmate, Donald J. Trump"...

"Tonight's participants; Paul Manafort, Michael Cohen and new arrivals, Don Jr and Eric Trump"...

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Bass: Yes and look how she attacked him over the years and Trump is supposed to just shut his mouth and not say anything back to her or to anyone that attacks him?

Yes. He's the President. He has more important things to do than to respond to every little bit of criticism.

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The key states are Fla, NC, WI, PA, Mich., and each of these states is structured the same way, with one or two urban counties providing one-third of the entire Democratic vote, while the Republican vote is scattered over the rest of the state. To know what is going to happen in these states, all that is really required is to know what is going to happen in these six counties, namely, Broward, Miami-Dade, Philadephia, Wayne, Hennepin, and Milwaukee.

Looking in detail at the two Florida counties, the Democratic advantage in voter registration delta is 1.04 percent. In keeping with the general increase in registrations, this suggests a net increase of 18,448 Democratic votes in Broward County.

However, in Miami-Dade, the Republicans actually have the voter registration delta working in their favor. The Republican advantage is 5.61 percent, which suggests a net decrease of -3,495 Democratic votes in Miami-Dade County. 15,000 more Democratic votes from the two counties that provide more than one-quarter of all the Democratic votes in Florida simply isn't going to be enough, given that Republican registrations are actually up throughout the whole state.

Since President Trump won Florida by 119,770 votes in 2016, these numbers indicate that he will retain Florida with relative ease despite what the polls say. This is just a metric by which we can interpret the results as they come in.

TLDR; If Biden can't get more than 475,000 votes in Broward or 660,000 votes in Miami-Dade, or exceed 67 percent in both counties, he has virtually no chance of winning either Florida or the election.

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Will Americans fall for Putin's disinformation again? It appears a great many will - but a clear majority won't...

How will we know if what we’re experiencing at the moment is another well-crafted sabotage? Can you give us a sign? Is it a simple matter of, if, say, an ad promotes Trump in a positive light—should we by default consider all information portraying Trump in a positive light as Moscow propaganda? And, then,if so, if an ad promotes Trump in a negative light—should we automatically assume that’s legitimate news? Please give us a sign. What should we look for to be able to spot without a doubt Putin’s evil schemes? Is he whispering at folks in the booth? Keep in mind the middle-aged and older folks who may not use Facebook, Twitter, etc. For example, I haven’t seen any Facebook or Twitter ads for either candidate. How can these folks avoid getting duped by Putin?

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It will take weeks for the popular vote retuns to come in, if the election is to been seen as legitimate. The first-past-the-post vestigal racism of the Electoral College really needs to be scrapped once and for all.

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I'm going to tune into Fox tonight just to watch Rudy Giuliani...

Crazy Rudy is guaranteed to go utter, complete, bonkers nuts as Biden wins state after state...

They're going to have to peel him off the ceiling - and call the attendants from the Lodging Home...

The Crazy Rudy Show will be better than anything SNL could dream up...

Giuliani being interviewed tonight: "Rudy, has Trump lost? Never!.....Of course he has!"....

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Its the greatest comedy around watching the left and the democrats and the anti trump , neurotic bunch of soppy excuse makers fail in getting their candidate into the white house once more.

The Red Wave is going to leave no doubt as to what the people want, and it isnt biden and pelosi and their brand of politics be sure of that.

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Putin! Fox News! Russia! muh pooular vote! Electoral college is "racist!"

crazy.

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the early voting is not supporting a Dem win.

They are simply not as far ahead as they need to be prior to in person voting that is dominated by Republicans.

80% of the Trump PA rally attendees indicated they have yet to vote. Uh Oh.

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The Red Wave is going to leave no doubt as to what the people want, and it isnt biden and pelosi and their brand of politics be sure of that.

Such confidence!

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Its the greatest comedy around watching the left and the democrats and the anti trump , neurotic bunch of soppy excuse makers fail in getting their candidate into the white house once more.

The Red Wave is going to leave no doubt as to what the people want, and it isnt biden and pelosi and their brand of politics be sure of that.

Whew, are you going to be haunted by that post in about 24 hours...be sure of that...

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Whew, are you going to be haunted by that post in about 24 hours...be sure of that...

You think that Biden will win? You think it's impossible for Trump to?

I think you're going to have a bit of a shock later.

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2020 24 hours to go ... I wanna be sedated!

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Trump's going to lie, cheat, and steal to try to win. Even if he loses badly there will be some reason why he wasn't cheated out of something.... hope he does lose, but there are too many closet nutjobs that will vote for him.

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There will be no violence to speak of because Biden will win. His campaign has been flooded with so much special interest dark money he has set a new record for presidential campaign spending. Big Tech is censoring any news that doesn’t help defeat Trump. The mainstream media doesn’t even pretend to do journalism anymore - they are strictly propaganda organs for the Dems.

In the never before thought possible chance that lightning strikes twice you can bet their will be violence - as we have seen the past year violence is the language of the American activist Left.

If you are a American conservative this will be the resumption of the Obama fundamental transformation. It’s time to change your attitude towards that of the political insurgent. You must undermine and sabotage the Lefts policies to preserve as much of your individual liberty as possible. Hopefully Trumps 3 supreme court justices will help hold the line against the coming racially divisive administration. File lawsuits and oppose all of their anti-Constitutional policies. The pendulum of politics is swinging far Left. Hopefully the Dems will overreach and the Republicans will be able to take back one of the houses of Congress in 2 years. #resist.

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I didn't realize there were so many Americans that frequented Japan Today, since presidential election topics get the most response out of any other topic on this website by far.

Anyways, one more night to go!

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Note to liberals: This was never a close race as you're about to find out tomorrow.

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I didn't realize there were so many Americans that frequented Japan Today, since presidential election topics get the most response out of any other topic on this website by far.

Anyways, one more night to go!

all cultures runs downstream from the United States of America. Those who pretend to hate the US are those who spend the most time on these US- centric threads.

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If Trump wins, the USA wont be a global power anymore. We will fall behind China and India. If God loves us then Biden will win.

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all cultures runs downstream from the United States of America.

I think this would have been true 20 years ago, but I don't think it is anymore. The US itself is being influenced by India, China in ways they don't even realize, mainly through tech giants.

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You are for once correct, MR. Texas  A&M Aggie.

This will not be a close contest. On party is stooping to voter suppression and lawyers, because one party is about it get it's behind whipped.

Every high quality poll in the last year shows this. Arguing in evidence to the contrary is evidence of ignorance, mental deficiency or substance abuse. To be fair, it could be more than one...

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Especially that former celebrity that used to host The Apprentice...

And 14 years number one

Maybe they'll give him his old job back...

From the looks of it, he might get 4 more years back in the WH.

Yes. He's the President. He has more important things to do than to respond to every little bit of criticism.

It would seem it’s the Democrats that continue to whine and moan and I really believe it’s a bit long now, 4 more years and what will these liberals do?

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"If I lose to him, I don't know what I'm going to do. I will never speak to you again,"

“Could you imagine if I lose? My whole life, what am I going to do? I'm going to say 'I lost to the worst candidate in the history of politics.'”

Quite a few quotes will be coming back to haunt in the coming days.

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Those who pretend to hate the US are those who spend the most time on these US- centric threads.

I lived in the US and have defended it from those with no experience of it having a go at it. If I remember correctly, you are a Canadian. How much time have you spent there?

Anyway, while the US remains the most powerful and influential country, its power and influence is on the wane. This was inevitable with the rise of the Asian economies.

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My mother, rest in peace, once told me to not assume that America would always hold a guarantee on democracy. She told me how back in the 50s some people had worried about Eisenhower becoming a dictator because of his military prestige and connections to the U.S. military. Obviously that never happened, but right now there is a president who just might decide to stay even if he loses and especially if it's close. In a way this seems like that possible crossroad my mother spoke to me about so many years ago.

If Trump loses, hopefully, he will retire quietly and let democracy do the rest. But what if he doesn't retire quietly and allow democracy to do the rest?

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Trump’s TV ads pounding Biden and his stance against wanting to stop all fracking seems to be working

Even though it is another Trump “misinformation”...

Oh, and misinformation = lie

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Latest polls today across a variety of sources show Biden with a resounding lead over Trump. Too much of a lead in fact for any margin of error to make any difference at all for Trump. That's how big of a lead Biden has.

This is not 2016, nowhere near close.

Tomorrow is the start of a new era of healing, with not only the first FEMALE vice president ever, but a woman of color. How's that for cool?

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Two things to come out of this election. America is a basket case. And, China can't stop laughing.

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the early voting is not supporting a Dem win.

They are simply not as far ahead as they need to be prior to in person voting that is dominated by Republicans.

The only way to know these things is through polling, which you claim lacks credibility unless the polls support you.

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*Latest polls today across a variety of sources show Biden with a resounding lead over Trump. Too much of a lead*

Yeah, the polls....ROFL.

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Latest polls today across a variety of sources show Biden with a resounding lead over Trump. Too much of a lead in fact for any margin of error to make any difference at all for Trump. That's how big of a lead Biden has.

The averages in the swing states don’t look ‘resounding’ to me.

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The desperation and fear within Trump-world is off the scale...now they're using a photo of Biden taken BEFORE THE PANDEMIC and said he was a phony for not wearing a mask....

*Top Trump Supporters Attack Joe Biden For Going Maskless Using 2019 Photo. Former acting Director of National Intelligence Richard Grenell and Fox News host Mark Levin both tried to claim Biden was a “fraud” and “a phony” using a photo taken before the pandemic.*

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/richard-grenell-mark-levin-deceptive-joe-biden-photo_n_5fa03a45c5b6befb909127db

This is how Trump is trying to scam you Trump supporters - open your eyes - refuse to be conned...

Don't fall for the frauds and phonies...

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No, early voting numbers are based on actual votes already placed.

not polls. Sorry.

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Oh my god. Next you will tell me those kids in cages photos weren’t really from Trump but actually during Obama?

who built the cages, Joe?

Don't fall for the frauds and phonies...

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Waiting for the rioting regardless of the outcome.

There will only be violence, looting and rioting if Biden loses. The Democratic Party has shown the world what sore losers they are, as they will not be happy unless they control everything.

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Tomorrow's Election Day will be a litmus test to determine if Trump is a dictator. If he loses and refuses to leave the White House . . . Bingo! He's a Dictator!

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No, early voting numbers are based on actual votes already placed.

You’re claiming they have been cast for Trump, but that’s not possible to know without exit polls.

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Which party’s nominee is screaming voter fraud and threatening violence? 

Oh, that would be the Trump party....

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No, the votes are identified by the voter registration of the person who voted. Still no poll sorry. Actual votes.

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The desperation and fear within Trump-world

More like the other way around.

https://medium.com/@PhillipStutts/election-analysis-exclusive-here-is-what-will-happen-on-nov-3-f6426c3d83e7

https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/nov/1/we-endorse-donald-j-trump-reelection/

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judging on the comments like and dislike, you can tell who can win the election today. Biden supporters rock!!!

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What happened to all the fiscal conservatives arguing for limits on the Federal purse?

How much have Trump’s 4-5 stops per day cost the American taxpayer?

How is it legal to hop around the country on govt. paid transportation for your re-election?

Oh wait, it’s not....

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MAGA2020! Trumps speaks with optimism while Biden is the eternal pessimist. A passionate guy verses a yelling old man. A President with a future message, a candidate trying to stop progress. A president that is not a politician verses a 47 year failed politician that has absolutely zero policy skills of his own and uses the last President to stump for him because he has no charisma and takes all cues from the deceiving Kamala Harris.

America will never go back to that. MAGA2020!

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Mark

judging on the comments like and dislike, you can tell who can win the election today. Biden supporters rock!!!

The JT readers section is solidly mainstream media echo chamber, so if that was the entire voting population you are absolutely right.

However, there is a whole different world out there, which the echo chamber crowd never sees.

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@yakyak, And let's not forget Trump has done what he promised to do when he was elected. That goes a long way with voters.

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However, there is a whole different world out there, which the echo chamber crowd never sees

...nor owns.

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One party is trying to suppress the vote and one is not.

One party is threatening viol and one is not.

One party is talking fondly of ore-election violence and one is not.

And we all know who that party’s supporters are. Let’s not forget that....

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Biden has already lost Florida, Bigly and Yuuuugley

Both sides freely acknowledged that Election Day turn-out is going to drastically favor the GOP in Florida. Both sides admit and agree it's not even going to be a little bit close.

That is why the Democrats were so utterly dependent on the mail-in vote to take the Sun-Shine State.

They needed 300,000+ before election day to win it comfortably.Or 250,000-300,000 to just win it.

Biden would need at the most conservative estimate, 215,000 just to keep his foot in the door.

As of this morning Biden was only up by 90,000 mail-in ballots.

It's over. He's lost Florida. And Biden was never in the running for Ohio and that state has been the real weather-vane for the country for decades.If he was doing well, he'd be in Texas. If was doing meagerly, he'd be in Florida.

But how bad does it have to be for Biden that one of his few trips out of the basement was to Midnight Blue Minnesota on Friday?

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Biden has already lost Florida, Bigly and Yuuuugley

Amen!

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Don't vote because you believe Trump's BS message that all hell will break loose if he loses. That means Trump's message of creating fear has worked. Don't fall for it. The guy will say anything to stay in power but he can't do anything physically to stay in power. For America's sake, hopefully the election won't be that close and Biden will win by at least 3-5%.

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Graham DeShazoToday 01:20 pm JST

One party is trying to suppress the vote and one is not.

One party is threatening viol and one is not.

One party is talking fondly of ore-election violence and one is not.

And we all know who that party’s supporters are. Let’s not forget that....

Absolutely correct, the dems are all of the above and everyone knows it , you will see the results in a matter of hours. TRUMP 2020 Biden no hope.

Oh and by the way for those Biden supporters who will be emotional and need support later here is the number for the Biden support hotline, Dial 0800 1010. I'll repeat that for you its Zero Eight Hundred Won Nothing Won Nothing

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here is the map where Trump wins even if he loses Michigan, Wisconsin and Minnesota (unlikely he loses all 3)

Maybe a picture will help with the upcoming trauma.

https://electoralmap.net/2020/

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Don't vote because you believe Trump's BS message that all hell will break loose if he loses. 

Do you realize what you are saying? If Biden loses the rioting, looting and violence will begin as history of the left has shown.

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Throughout this presidential campaign, poll after poll after poll reported an insurmountable lead for Biden, discouraging donors and activists from supporting Trump and encouraging people who like backing winners to vote for the democrat candidate.

And now, reports are being released that pitch a new narrative: That "the race is tightening."  What the low info voters here in the States cannot grasp is that unlike 2016 when nearly all of them were in the tank for Hillary, professional pollsters now know that they will be judged by their results' proximity to the actual vote totals. So, they have shifted to CYA mode by using weasel terms like "the race is tightening", "too close to call", etc., at the very last possible minute.

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I mean seriously? Trump doesnt even need any of those 3 states MI/MN/WI and can still win by 20? he can even lose all 3 of them and Arizona too and still win by 9?

Yet supposedly 90% chance he will lose? come on, man!

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Bjorn,

As a likely non-native English speaker, you get a limited pass.

Every sentient being on this site can see that the GOP is the party of voter suppression and violence.

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Don't vote because you believe Trump's BS message that all hell will break loose if he loses. That means Trump's message of creating fear has worked. Don't fall for it.

But we have to fall for the Dems BS that if you don’t vote for Biden we will have more unrest?

The guy will say anything to stay in power

Biden will say anything to get into power. Do you want to end all fracking in fossil fuel, and now he says he’s fort and then he said he wants to ban guns in hell he wants to allow people to keep their Second Amendment?

but he can't do anything physically to stay in power.

Neither can Biden

For America's sake, hopefully the election won't be that close and Biden will win by at least 3-5%.

Hope Biden loses....badly. The last thing we need is the new green deal.

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TRUMP2020!!

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Well, Joe at least does to push for Americans to push for injecting Mr. Clean to treat COVID-10

whatever his flaws he has benefited many Americans financially

He can't even beat China with the COVID-19 fight.

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You won’t have a true democracy if the U.S. continues the road of the left. Did conservative people cry, even though they didn’t support Obama, when he won? NO. Just saying if Trump wins, take it like a civilized person and stop your whining. Just wait 4 more and vote again. The silent majority will only take so much. If Trump wins, and the violence flares up from BLM type groups then conservatives may come out in force and that benefits no one.

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You won’t have a true democracy if the U.S. continues the road of the left

Trump is president now and the COVID numbers are really bad (worse than even China).

Betting markets see Trump losing as battlegrounds shift toward Biden

(News report)

Does Trump still have a chance? I heard he likes to give out pens at the WH.

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eric,

Yes, Yes they did. Then they blockaded the courts. It was Mitch’s SOP for 8 years. where have you been?

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But we have to fall for the Dems BS that if you don’t vote for Biden we will have more unrest?

Dems never claimed this. If they had, you could provide a cite.

Biden will say anything to get into power. Do you want to end all fracking in fossil fuel, and now he says he’s fort and then he said he wants to ban guns in hell he wants to allow people to keep their Second Amendment?

What?

Neither can Biden

Of course not, because he’s not in power.

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as a non-american and avowed lifetime non-voter, at this point in the election cycle i am ambivalent to the outcome.

if trump is victorious, babylonian debt slavery can be dismantled, the quantum financial system and currency revaluation can be finalized, suppressed technologies (for free energy, holographic medical pods, environmental clean-up) can be released and a golden age of 1000 years can commence.

if biden wins, i don't have to put up with 4 more years of incessant whining about every little thing trump does.

....win/win either way

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What the low info voters here in the States cannot grasp is that unlike 2016 when nearly all of them were in the tank for Hillary, professional pollsters now know that they will be judged by their results' proximity to the actual vote totals. So, they have shifted to CYA mode by using weasel terms like "the race is tightening", "too close to call", etc., at the very last possible minute.

What the low information crowd doesn’t understand is that the polls in 2016 were predicting a popular vote win for Hillary, and were correct.

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I voted for Trump at the US Embassy here in Tokyo. I hope he wins!

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As of this morning Biden was only up by 90,000 mail-in ballots

??

Votes are being counted and the results announced before all voting is finished, before the polling stations are closed?

Is this normal in US shenanigans I mean elections?

let's not forget Trump has done what he promised to do when he was elected

He promised to build a beautiful wall from sea to shining sea.

No wall, just a few miles of rickety fencing.

He promised Mexico was going to pay for it.

No payment forthcoming from Mexico. (Payment for what? there's no wall to pay for)

He promised to replace ObamaCare.

Nobody knew healthcare was so complicated!!

He promised to Make America Great Again.

International leaders openly laugh at the POTUS when he appears overseas, gather in groups and mock him.

He promised he'd be too busy working for the American people to play golf

283 visits to golf club, playing on at least half of those occasions, at a cost to the American taxpayer of roughly $143 million. Some 60% of his time in the WH spent in 'executive time', ie phoning Fox News, watching TV and tweeting.

He promised it would be easy to win a trade war against China.

Drying up the US's largest market for soy and other agricultural produce, destroying some 300,000 US jobs and bankrupting farmers, many of the 'survivors' being dependent on government subsidies to the tune of $23 billion.

One promise he has kept though, is his promise to sacrifice the environment to the economy; more than 125 rules and policies aimed at protecting the environment weakened or removed in the past four years.

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Fun Fact: Economist predicts on the basis of (checks notes) 11 polls that Biden has a (checks notes again) 94% chance of winning PA.

To be fair, Biden doesn’t have to win PA. TRUMP does. He’s going to lose...

This just makes cooking their crow more enjoyable.

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no, they predicted she would win the election and become President.

All the while knowing that the electoral college is how that is determined, not the popular vote. so obviously they were predicting an electoral college win when they said 98% chance of her "winning".

What the low information crowd doesn’t understand is that the polls in 2016 were predicting a popular vote win for Hillary, and were correct.

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Just look at every liberal city and every minority city in a blue State, do they have to riot?

Irrelevant to your claim that Dems are threatening more unrest if you don’t vote for Biden.

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First votes in NH are in. Dicksville-notch: Trump did not get a single vote.

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No, the votes are identified by the voter registration of the person who voted. Still no poll sorry. Actual votes.

Okay, not poll. You’re still assuming that people vote for the candidate representing the party the voter is registered with. That’s a huge assumption.

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Looks like Don Jr. has his sights set on 2024. After that Barron Trump?

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"Otten became Dixville Notch’s fifth resident ahead of the first-in-the-nation New Hampshire primary, where he was also the first person to vote. He voted for former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg."

First votes in NH are in. Dicksville-notch: Trump did not get a single vote.

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One promise he has kept though

No, that’s according to the msm, but the actual and factual number is over 280. You guys would know that, but the media was too busy trying to hound Trump every single day

Almost 4 million jobs created since election.

More Americans are now employed than ever in our history.

Created more than 400,000 manufacturing jobs since his election.

Manufacturing jobs growing at the fastest rate in more than three decades.

Economic growth last quarter hit 4.2 percent.

New unemployment claims recently hit a 49-year low.

Median household income has hit highest level ever recorded.

African-American unemployment has recently achieved the lowest rate ever recorded.

Hispanic-American unemployment is at the lowest rate ever recorded.

Asian-American unemployment recently achieved the lowest rate ever recorded.

Women’s unemployment recently reached the lowest rate in 65 years.

Youth unemployment has recently hit the lowest rate in nearly half a century.

Lowest unemployment rate ever recorded for Americans without a high school diploma.

Under this administration, veterans’ unemployment recently reached its lowest rate in nearly 20 years.

Almost 3.9 million Americans have been lifted off food stamps since the election.

The Pledge to America’s Workers has resulted in employers committing to train more than 4 million Americans.

Ninty-five percent of U.S. manufacturers are optimistic about the future, the highest ever.

Retail sales surged last month, up another 6% over last year.

Signed the biggest package of tax cuts and reforms in history. After tax cuts, over $300 billion poured back in to the U.S. in the first quarter alone.

As a result of his tax bill, small businesses will have the lowest top marginal tax rate in more than 80 years.

And unlike Joe, Trump is not going to give up on fracking or defunding the police.

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Keep believing those polls. Many friends of mine in the black and Hispanic category voted for Trump 2016 in Houston. Most of them were very slow to be forthcoming and say they voted for Trump. (One of them told me his mom hung up the phone on him after he told her he voted for Trump) This time around you can bet that they are way more of them who don’t want to risk their jobs, positions, friends, etc. due to the crazy cancel culture. Black and Hispanic numbers of voters choosing conservative side have been increasing, so let’s see what happens.

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