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### Re: Trump - the first 100 days

and the haters still hate
Psychiatrists meet at Yale, claim president is mentally ill
A group of psychiatrists meeting at Yale Thursday says President Donald Trump is so mentally unstable that he's unfit for office.
(snip)
"We have an ethical responsibility to warn the public about Donald Trump's dangerous mental illness," said Dr. John Gartner.
The group has already collected 41,000 signatures calling for President Trump's removal.
They do face some criticism from other experts, however, who say it is dangerous to diagnose someone without meeting or treating them in person.

lol, "criticism from other experts"?
it's a breach of the American psychiatric association's rules
Goldwater Rule
The Goldwater rule is the informal name given to Section 7.3 in the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) code of ethics, which states it is unethical for psychiatrists to give a professional opinion about public figures they have not examined in person, and obtained consent from, to discuss their mental health in public statements. It is named after presidential candidate Barry Goldwater.
The issue arose in 1964 when Fact published the article "The Unconscious of a Conservative: A Special Issue on the Mind of Barry Goldwater." The magazine polled psychiatrists about American Senator Barry Goldwater and whether he was fit to be president. The editor, Ralph Ginzburg, was sued for libel in Goldwater v. Ginzburg where Goldwater won $75,000 (approximately$579,000 today) in damages.

edit: the title "The Unconscious of a Conservative" seems to be an allusion to Goldwater's book "The Conscience of a Conservative," which is credited with laying the foundation for the Reagan Revolution
When several trump-hating psychiatrists did the same thing during the campaign, Dr. Maria Oquendo (president of the APA) reminded members of the Goldwater Rule  in an August 2016 letter, “The unique atmosphere of [the 2016] election cycle may lead some to want to psychoanalyze the candidates. But to do so would not only be unethical, it would be irresponsible.”

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### Re: Trump - the first 100 days

the new surgeon general

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### Re: Trump - the first 100 days

ppauper wrote:
and the haters still hate
Psychiatrists meet at Yale, claim president is mentally ill
A group of psychiatrists meeting at Yale Thursday says President Donald Trump is so mentally unstable that he's unfit for office.
(snip)
"We have an ethical responsibility to warn the public about Donald Trump's dangerous mental illness," said Dr. John Gartner.
The group has already collected 41,000 signatures calling for President Trump's removal.
They do face some criticism from other experts, however, who say it is dangerous to diagnose someone without meeting or treating them in person.

lol, "criticism from other experts"?
it's a breach of the American psychiatric association's rules
Goldwater Rule
The Goldwater rule is the informal name given to Section 7.3 in the American Psychiatric Association's (APA) code of ethics, which states it is unethical for psychiatrists to give a professional opinion about public figures they have not examined in person, and obtained consent from, to discuss their mental health in public statements. It is named after presidential candidate Barry Goldwater.
The issue arose in 1964 when Fact published the article "The Unconscious of a Conservative: A Special Issue on the Mind of Barry Goldwater." The magazine polled psychiatrists about American Senator Barry Goldwater and whether he was fit to be president. The editor, Ralph Ginzburg, was sued for libel in Goldwater v. Ginzburg where Goldwater won $75,000 (approximately$579,000 today) in damages.

edit: the title "The Unconscious of a Conservative" seems to be an allusion to Goldwater's book "The Conscience of a Conservative," which is credited with laying the foundation for the Reagan Revolution
When several trump-hating psychiatrists did the same thing during the campaign, Dr. Maria Oquendo (president of the APA) reminded members of the Goldwater Rule  in an August 2016 letter, “The unique atmosphere of [the 2016] election cycle may lead some to want to psychoanalyze the candidates. But to do so would not only be unethical, it would be irresponsible.”

I thought we at Wilmott agreed that the candidates showed symptoms of "monolog interior" and "streams of consciousness".,
He walked back along Dorset street, reading gravely. Agendath Netaim: planters' company. To purchase waste sandy tracts from Turkish government and plant with eucalyptus trees. Excellent for shade, fuel and construction. Orangegroves and immense melonfields north of Jaffa. You pay eighty marks and they plant a dunam of land for you with olives, oranges, almonds or citrons. Olives cheaper: oranges need artificial irrigation. Every year you get a sending of the crop. Your name entered for life as owner in the book of the union. Can pay ten down and the balance in yearly instalments. Bleibtreustrasse 34, Berlin, W. 15.

Nothing doing. Still an idea behind it.
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### Re: Trump - the first 100 days

The Donald has recently remarked that government is bigger than he realized it was.  LOL.

The first 100 days did not exactly shine and some people were caught off guard by his approach.  But now he has been analyzed.

I think in the second 100 days, he will discover that the Government is even bigger than he realizes it is now.  :D

Ahh yes, and that bit about Flynn not declaring payments from Russia and Turkey.

Well, hmmmm.

House Oversight Committee and the security clearance - CNN April 25

"As a former military officer, you simply cannot take money from Russia, Turkey or anybody else. And it appears as if he did take that money. It was inappropriate. And there are repercussions for the violation of law," Chaffetz said.
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ryan needs to go.
Governor Palin tried to "cantor" him during the last election cycle
Trump’s Border Wall Request Equals 0.035% of Federal Spending

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White House unveils dramatic plan to overhaul tax code in major test for Trump

this isn't a done deal yet, it's the starting point for negotiations with Ryan

corporate tax rate cut from 35% to 15% (I know cuch has been advocating that)

a one-time tax “holiday” to incentivize companies to bring funds held overseas back into the United States (repatriation)

the current 7 tax brackets for individuals are being consolidated to 3 (10, 25, and 35%)

standard deductions would roughly double (eg married couple goes from $12,600 to$24,000) to encourage people to use the standard deduction rather than itemizing
along with that, they will eliminate virtually all tax deductions
(Cohn said they would preserve tax breaks that incentivize homeownership, retirement savings and charitable giving)
this includes eliminating the deduction for state and local taxes
“It’s not the federal government’s job to be subsidizing the states,” Mnuchin told reporters at the briefing with Cohn. “It’s the state’s independent decision as to do what they want to tax.”

eliminate the estate tax and the alternative minimum tax

tariffs are still being considered but are not included in the current plan

a "flat tax" has been proposed by both the left (eg Jerry Brown) and the right (the Gingrich republicans) in the past, and for individuals, the Trump plan goes a lot of the way towards a flat tax by removing most of the itemized deductions and going from 7 to 3 tax bands

as stated, this is an opening salvo in negotiations with ryan
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Freedom Caucus endorses revised ObamaCare repeal-and-replace bill

The House Freedom Caucus on Wednesday announced it will back the GOP's healthcare plan now that an amendment allowing states to opt out of key ObamaCare rules is included.
The group of roughly 30 hard-line conservatives held out for weeks, scuttling a planned House vote on the bill last month after it became clear there was't enough Republican support to pass it.
The group said it sees the new amendment, brokered by Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and centrist Rep. Tom MacArthur (R-N.J.), as the best option short of fully repealing the 2010 law.

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White House readies order on withdrawing from NAFTA

the article seems to think that it's a negotiating tactic to extract a better deal from the other 2 amigos

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ted cruz has come up with a proposal to fund the wall
Ted Cruz wants El Chapo's \$14 billion for funding border wall

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lol
UN warns that repealing obamacare may violate international law

the US should withdraw from the UN, then problem solved

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100 days!
How would you sum it all up. ppauper?
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