are Not Lies but Exaggerations
Especially If Discussions on Nuclear Disarmament, Voter
Unhappiness... are Ignored!
"You've got to
is a real estate guy, a promoter ...
And so he comes from a world where you exaggerate;
there's a lot of hyperbole."
don't see a train wreck."
You have to translate what he says and just focus on what he
Trump Unemployment Campaign Message
Claimed Actual Unemployment was 42%
Was it Exaggerations, a Lie,
Hyperbole, or Appropriate use of an Economic Statistics?
What Trump Meant
campaign statement should have said the US employs about 60%
of the population which means 40% are not working, they are unemployed.
Understanding Unemployment is complicated.
Six measurements are required.
Headline unemployment is the lowest estimate.
It is used by anyone wanting
to simplify or some personal belief.
Trump used data important to
Reporting it any other
way is Fake News
Politicians, Economist and the Media have been allowed
Choice of Measure
for many years.
This Creates Unintended Fake News.
The media and the economics community
feel little responsibility to
communicate relevant truth.
Doing so is difficult for the media plus it causes poor ratings.
Media and economists must analysis
what is behind Trump's thoughts in relation to policy.
What Trump Said
on Puerto Rico's Hurricane
“Fifty Times Last Original Number NO WAY!”
What Trump Meant
Direct Hit cause about 60 deaths, Increase had little to do with
Culprit for much larger death toll was poor infrastructure.
Failure was federal and local government
Puerto Rico competes for
Federal funds with education, the military,
US social programs, and support for the elderly.
Which Would You Cut?
Opportunity Cost of more spending should be considered relevant.
The Fake News is Dominated by Trump's Use of Data
What Was Not Being or Ignored is Often Unreported
Pulling out of Turkey 10/7/19 Fulfilled a Trump Campaign
It is probably a 14th amendment question.
Once determined he can eliminate Birthright Citizenship, report pro and cons.
Anything else political hyperbole
Why the United States Has Birthright Citizenship and
Steve Bannon Oxford Q
has interesting implications acknowledged by few in the media.
The why of the recent populist movement requires investigation.
Truth is Not Easy
Professional fools speak the
truth but people in charge
do not want to hear it. Fools have a special license.
from Erasmus and
The Humanist Comedy
"They're the only ones who
speak frankly and tell the
and what is more
praiseworthy than truth."
They may have no idea what
offends while professional
fool only say what the boss
wish to hear.
can speak truth and even
open insults and be heard
with positive pleasure;
indeed, the words which
would cost a wise man his
life are extremely enjoyable
when uttered by a clown."
Why doesn't Chris Mathews
seek the truth
from opposing sides
Jon Stewart Says
Trump Appeals to Media's “own narcissism”
Finding a Knowledgeable Person
since much of our news comes from
Authors, Think Tanks and Academic "Experts most of whom
are prejudice on one side of contentious issues.
Where is the discussion on the Nuclear Treaty?
Is Almost No Reporting by the Mass Media Fake News?
More from the
The Trump victory was a reaction to liberal Democratic
Richard Nixon's election was a
reaction to the liberal
Tweets are Political Hyperbola, should be ignored
even though they are easy and good for ratings.
Bush Family Business Oil Dynasty
Bush Family Trump Without the Rough Edges?
This is a part of the
"Cycles of American History."
Trump Won and
Ben Franklin said we have "a Republic, if you can keep it."
It has never been easy or
more nations would accomplish it.
Examples of Cleaning the
..and sharp cuts to the budgets of the
State Department and the US Agency for International
Development. Trump will emphasize hard power over soft, and
he'll use deep cuts to federal health insurance, the federal
pension system, and other social programs to pay for it. The
Trump budget doesn't matter much, since Congress controls
spending, but it's a good indicator of the president's policy
priorities. GZERO Medint:3/13/
Postscript: Over Time This
Important Question Will be Answered
The Biggest Political Scandal in American History