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Trumps first year

After 8 years of Obama Americans were fed up with the democrats, who lost over 1000 seats at the state and federal level while Obama was in office and elected Donald Trump as president. Trump has already done away with over 800 Obama era regulations, the economy is picking up, the stock market is at record levels and unemployment is lower than it’s been in years. Do you approve or disapprove of Trumps performance during his first year?

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Trajan61 8 Jan 7

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He is a dangerous immature twit and an embarrassment to the US.

You are being generous to Trump.

I think Obama was a lot more of an embarrassment. He seemed intent on shackling the US economy with his ridiculous regulations and high taxes not to mention giving 400 billion to a repressive Iranian regime who exports terriorism and backs the ruthless dictator Bashar Assad of Syria.


He's a piece of shit. He lies constantly, invented faux news, voter fraud, and is the most embarassing moron to sit in the White House. He is self serving by giving all his rich donors tax cuts, has broken laws by lining his pockets. He and his campaign fixed the election with Russia, he's a money launderer and will be impeached. Anything else?

Even though I did not vote for him ,please don’t get below his level by calling him that .I hope you have more class than that

@juli15 It is hard to get below his level:
Trump: "I did try and fuck her. She was married."
"I moved on her like a bitch. But I couldn’t get there. And she was married. Then all of a sudden I see her, she’s now got the big phony tits and everything. She’s totally changed her look."

You need to play nice if you want to stay.

@shockwaverider Thanks.. Makes you look forward to seeing that etched into marble on the future wall of the trump presidential library, doesn't it… And, it’s not just ‘the man,’ but the ‘men & women’ who voted for him.. Nothing is beneath either ~


I disapprove severely... But then, I've disapproved since the beginning. He's a dangerous megalomaniacal con artist who has no business being a grocery store manager, much less the president of the entire nation.


I hope ya'll don't jump all over me for this. I don't disagree with everything that Trump is trying to do, although I think he is too heavy handed in doing it. Now, with that out of the way, I think he suffers from Narcisstic Personality Disorder. As such, he is unstable and dangerous. In his campagn he was interested only in winning and thus allied himself with some very dangerous people. Tact and diplomacy are totally foreign concepts to him. In short, while I am guardedly optimistic, he scares the shit out of me.


I don't agree or disagree. I still don't like what he says sometimes.


Trump is a fucking moron and proof positive that there is no god.

I am not a Trump supporter ,but to use this language ,makes you one yourself

@juli15 Use of profanity is part of free speech and indicates nothing about intelligence. Not understanding how to use commas, however, does indicate something...

I agree - and I don't think my agreement makes me a fucking moron.

Shockwaverider .To criticize someone for a grammatical error indicates that in addition to being a moron you are also a jerk.

@HarrySlick @juli15 @Admin Neither of you understand punctuation, which granted, is part of grammar. I didn't criticize, I merely pushed back on being called a moron and said that a lack of understanding of commas was indicative of something... So, you inferred criticism.

Now you calling me a moron and a jerk must be against the rules. Respectful disagreement is fine. Flat out insults are not. You saying that to me, reflects on you, not me.

One of the few humorous statements I read after his (2nd place) victory also verified that ‘time-travel is obviously not possible’…

@shockwaverider ...and Shockwaverider ..I think you were just called ‘a god’ ..if in lower case 😉


The economy was picking up under Obama. The stock market hit record highs under Obama. Just because Trump hasn't destroyed everything yet doesn't mean he should get credit for economic success. Give it a few years. See what happens. Also, if you are measuring success by "the average" let's make that average the "median" not the "mean" because that is what's relevant. I'm not saying Obama was the messiah, but Trump's impact on the economy has yet to be seen.

A friend said, of course the economy will pick up, but at the expense of our environment and all reasonable regulations that keep corporations honest. The result of the bubble will be another crash like the one W created in '08. Then we'll need to elect another adult to fix it again.

@BenPike Right. And you’d think we’d get that? But no - the very definition of insanity! Reagan/Bush F up the economy, call in Clinton... 8 years later, hand it to a repub, give the idiot 8 years - an we’re in economic freefall! in the Dems! drag us (with absolutely NO help from the Repubs) out of the worst recession since the Great Depression - then hand it back to the repubs..? If I hadn’t had children ..I may have given up ~

@Varn It is such an obvious cycle. But with each Repub admin, the richest 1% make off with the loot, and the 99% are left holding the bag.


I'm just pissed that I pulled all my stock.

this bubble is overdue to burst, you will be glad you did

@57rick Can you give me a couple days of warning before it happens, please. 🙂

@BlueWave if it were me i would move my IRA or 401/k money into money market funds right now,

@BlueWave. Lol... thanks for the humor... I liked that.


45 is a pathological liar, a malignant narcissist, a fraud, a sexual predator, a racist, a con man, and is obsessed with destroying everything Obama did. He is incapable of performing the job, he doesn't possess the intellect or temperament to hold the position. He's taking credit for things he had no part of, like the uptick in the economy. He has gutted the EPA and rolled back environmental protections that benefited every American. He is an immature, emotionally-stunted, bully. He has made this nation a laughingstock.
Those who support him have been bamboozled, whether they know it and refuse to accept/admit it, or not. I've been watching that piece of shit for 40 damned years and it still astounds me how anyone could reasonably think he could run the country when he has demonstrated for decades that he's a crooked businessman. Words are insufficient to express my disgust with him and with those who still stubbornly support and defend him.

The infamous PT Barnum once said there's a sucker born every minute. And last year, they all voted for Trump.


I'm most concerned about nuclear war. You can't poke a bear.

Sure ya can! Just won't like the fallout!

He hasn’t started any wars. He did turn the military loose on Isis and they have been pretty well wiped out in Iraq.


That is all Trump has been about, removing Obama's legacy rather than creating one of his one. What an ass-clown.

godef Level 7 Jan 7, 2018

Apparently I am a minority in here I am libertarian and I voted for Trump but I don't think he is doing enough to get us back to the constitution and its limits on the federal government

I cannot stand how someone so inept is so deluded about his abilities. Have you read about his failed businesses and cheating workers out of pay? Trying to screw young people enrolled in Trump U? Treating women like meat? So entitled to his gold toilet seats-how could he care about anyone or thing but himself? He is just a con artist.


My mutual funds are doing Very well

If wealth is more important than the environment try holding your breath while you count your money.

Yeah. Growth rate is still following the same general trend since 2009, so that makes sense.


approve of his baring of all that is wrong with democracy. If you don't see it now I don't know what to say. oh and he has yet to attack another country unlike obama who attacked libya and syria


He hasnt done anything legislative to impact our economy. the increase in stock markets job growth is on the same path upwards from the last administration. Things will most likely continue to improve in celebration of being without obama..Everyone remembers how horrible the last 8 years was Right...NOT!

“... continue to improve... “ if we’re lucky and NOT for the efforts of trump or this administration. With the house, the senate and the courts behind trump, still un able to accomplish anything positive. Anything positive that has occurred is the result of President Obama efforts... I know you know that.... just sayin.


When speaking “off script” he sounds like a complete idiot. If you’ve ever read any of the transcripts, so much of it is incoherent, narcissistic, and self-aggrandizing. Mentally stable and a genius? Nothing about him impresses me.

Even when on-script, he sounds like a complete idiot. My favorite is when he reads a word wrong. Instead of saying "Excuse me," or something like that, he parlays the word into an extra thought.

So, instead of "The farmhouse was located 15 miles from Chicago," he'll say "The fantastic -- and I mean, really, the farmhouse is fantastic -- they really know how to build farmhouses out there -- and that's an understatement, believe me -- it's 15 miles from Chcago."

I rarely choose to hear words come out of his mouth anymore. It affects my mood too much.

@BlueWave I hope he hasn’t rewritten the playbook to the presidency… Though, have you noticed that after a bumbling idiot (Republican) president ..they’re usually followed by brilliant (Democrat) president? Now I’d thought Carter, Clinton & Obama were beyond bright … but does this one mean our next will be a political Einstein? 😀


I will leave it to you guys talk among yourselves.


You’re comments are misleading. If anything, they are a bit opposite.

The economy, stock market, and unemployment stats are rolling over from before 45.

And I feel like you’re saying ‘done away with over 800 Obama era regulations’ is a good thing. Why is taking the basics away from those who need it the most, positive for us as a nation? And no, children, the disabled, and the elderly should not suffer, because people don’t want to cough up a few dollars a year.


His anti-science, anti-intellectual actions have been enough to earn my complete disdain.

Zster Level 8 Jan 7, 2018

Honestly, I'm so distracted by what a terrible person tRUMPy is and his racist and nationalist agenda, I can't judge his platform.

So far however, all rRUMPy has done is give corporations tax breaks at the expense of kid's healthcare (CHIP), meals on wheels and heating subsidies. Oh yes, he's also turned ICE into a modern SS, allowed drilling in the Artic and Pacific without safty regulations, and got us to the brink of nuclear war with N. Korea.

I could care less about an extra zero for a CEO's payout, the stock market and consumer confidence. The satisfaction of pissing of liberals cannot be worth the very real human cost of having this buffoon sitting at the resolute desk.


He stole the title of worst president in US history in record time ... it had previously taken Bush Jr. from 3 to 5 years to earn that. He represents the worst of both humanity and ‘America.’ I am ashamed, totally ashamed of my nation ..who I’d been so proud of with the election/s of Barack Obama … the President who’s recovery we’re still riding.. On the rare snippets I see of President Obama … I’ll think - That’s when America was great ~

Varn Level 8 Jan 8, 2018

And the debt too.

Dig this:


Some comparisons.
At least Trump hasn't started any new wars (unlike Bush)
At least Trump is trying to make the government more efficient (unlike Hillary would've done)
At least Trump understands how democracy works (unlike the anarchist liberal protestors)
At least Trump is reshaping the country for the sake of his American people (unlike Obama)

Sure Trump may have some bad points. But who doesn't? No one can say they are without fault.

Besides. It takes a lot of strength to stand against the world of liberal fantasies and people who just throw allegations out there without evidence or foresight.

Trump isn't perfect. But he's doing a far better job than Hillary would've done.

Trump understands how democracy works? LOL! What about the CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA? Does he know jack about that? I'd bet 10 years of my income that he could not recite even one paragraph from it, nor could he name even five of the Amendments. He doesn't know shit about running this country. He is a loser -- at everything except being a successful con man.

All I meant is that Trump won by democratic vote. Anyone who says otherwise is just a sore loser who needs to move on with their life.

The majority will get what they wanted.

@Lancer He lost the popular vote. So no, the majority didn't get what they wanted...

@shockwaverider The popular vote doesn’t elect the president. It’s the electoral vote that counts. The popular vote was pretty much a dead heat. Time to move on.

Saying that he's doing a better job than Hillary would have is a really weak argument, considering that it's untestable...and hey, at the end of the war, there were still people who thought Hitler was good for Germany....

Just saying. Since we don't have anywhere near enough information on the real reason for WW2, you can't use that example.

One of the conditions of the treaty after the war was that Germany couldn't publish any pre war documents. Sounds suspicious right? This is in effect until 2099. Why is that?
I've heard that it was repealed but I don't trust that. There's only one reason that the US, UK, France and other nations would keep these pre-war documents hidden, they contain the truth behind Hitlers actions.

Yes he most likely ordered his troops, yes he most likely comitted genocide. I wasn't there so I can't confirm or deny these things. But the version of history we were given by the British and American forces is far from the truth.

Bearing in mind, Britain committed genocide against the people of Ireland twice in the last 2 centuries.

Also popular vote is BS. The people who voted in that would've been the young and immature facebook, snapchat, twitter, etc generation. They are addicted to social media and the forcible limitation of free speech. The people who matter, the ones who voted for Trump. They are the American people who are too busy working for a living to be voting for a stupid popular vote. People who are hardworking and honest are too busy to involve themselves in stupid things like a popular vote which means nothing at all.

you can't really be that fucking stupid. You just shit on everything this country has stood for, for the last 250 yr.s

Government of the people, by the people, for the people.
You also just told 3 million people they mean nothing at all.
Having shit for brains would be a improvement for you.


I didn't insult everything that America has stood for. America is the same as any other nation in the world in that it has both good aspects and bad ones.

What I am saying is that democracy has succeeded. The person that the people voted for, won the election. Popular vote means nothing because anyone in the world can vote in a popular vote.

The only vote that matters is the presidential election votes.

The reason Trump won is because he represents traditional values, something that has sadly almost become extinct in the newer generations. If you truly believe in improving America then you should wait. Wait and see what Trump does. He has nothing to gain from being president, he already had money. Sure he might be in it for himself. But we don't know that yet. Stop assuming. Just wait and then use the facts at the end of Trumps first term. Because if the results are good then he may well have a 2nd.

@Lancer shit hole countries... I can see I'm wasting my time here. watch something besides fox news


Is that his performance as a clown, a narcissist, a bumbling idiot, a self server making himself richer at the tax payers expense, a want to be dictator, friend of the oligarchs. or as a pretend christian. Now let talk about the economy and the ever increasing divide between the top 1% and the middle class and the working poor, how about the fact that the biggest reason for the increase in stock prices is that corporations are buying up their own stocks, lets talk about the 30 million people that will loose healthcare, the crumbling infrastructure, how about gross underemployment being up or the fact that the economic policies that reduce unemployment were Obama's.

Man! I don't just think I like you;, I think I love you. lol

Seeing as you live in Canada why are you so concerned about Trump? You should be trying to get rid of that idiot Trudeau.

@PEGUS May I watch! 😉

@PEGUS , because I don't have to live it I think itmakws it easier to analyze what is going on, I am available,LOL

@Trajan61 , sleeping next to an elephant should be a concern to anyone.

@Trajan61 , Trudeau is hardly an idiot, he certainly knows how to manipulate the Orange Clown. He is definitely better than the social conservative christian Scheer, but neither are my choice since Canada is not confined by the 2 party system.


Hey everyone, please remember our guidelines about attacking others instead of their beliefs. Trump is a hot topic. Be constructive perhaps? Thanks 🙂

Admin Level 8 Jan 8, 2018

Thank you. Visceral comments and name calling do not promote healthy discourse.


I disapprove of: Trump, his sons, his older daughter, his businesses, his wife, people who can stand Trump, people who voted Trump, most Republicans at this point in Trump's political career, people who were supposed to 'help' Trump stay inbounds but have failed and not moved on, people who will probably vote for Trump next time.
Did I leave anyone out?

PEGUS Level 5 Jan 8, 2018
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